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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Geitlerinema unigranulatum</i> (cyanobacteria) extract induces alterations in microcirculation and ischemic injury.

The effects of the toxic methanolic extract (ME) of G. unigranulatum [G. amphibium] (SPC 920) on the microcirculation and muscle fibres of mice were studied using intravital microscopy. For topical administration, ME at 20, 40 or 120 µg diluted in 20 µlitres of sterile saline solution was applied...

Author(s)
Dogo, C. R.; Bruni, F. M.; Sant'Anna, C. L.; Rangel, M.; Lima, C.; Carvalho, L. R. de; Lopes-Ferreira, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antimicrobial effect of an extract of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anacardium occidentale</i> Linn against clinical isolates of multidrug-resistant <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Staphylococcus aureus</i>.

Studies were conducted to determine the in vitro antimicrobial activity of the cashew extract against hospital isolates of Staphylococcus aureus. Extracts were obtained from the cashew bark and tested for its antibacterial activity against 20 strains of S. aureus. The results showed the potent...

Author(s)
Lacerda, J. T. J. G. de; Silva, J. G. da; Higino, J. S.; Pereira, J. V.; Pereira, M. S. V.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of anticholinesterasic activity of strain SPC 920-<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Geitlerinema unigranulatum</i> (oscillatoriales, cyanobacteria).

Studies were conducted to determine the toxic compounds and potential pharmaceutical drugs in extracts of SPC 920- Geitlerinema unigranulatum. Lyophilized cells of G. unigranulatum were obtained from batch cultures and freeze-dried cells were extracted and submitted to HPLC analysis. The toxicity...

Author(s)
Dogo, C. R.; Rangel, M.; Cardoso-Lopes, E. M.; Sant'Anna, C. L.; Bruni, F. M.; Lopes-Ferreira, M.; Carvalho, L. R. de
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The diagnostic significance of detecting <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rathayibacter toxicus</i> in the rumen contents and feces of sheep that may be affected by annual ryegrass toxicity.

This study was conducted to diagnose acute, subacute and chronic annual ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) toxicity (ARGT) in sheep by detection of corynetoxins (CT) produced by Rathayibacter toxicus in the seed heads in the rumen fluid and faeces using a modified ELISA. It was shown that although the...

Author(s)
Allen, J. G.; Gregory, A. R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Annual ryegrass toxicity in sheep is not prevented by administration of cyclodextrin via controlled release devices.

The efficacy of cyclodextrin administered by one or two controlled release devices (CRDs) to treat experimental acute, subacute or chronic annual ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) toxicity (ARGT) in sheep caused by corynetoxins (CT) produced by Rathayibacter toxicus was determined. R. toxicus...

Author(s)
Allen, J. G.; Martin, P. J.; Shiraishi, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Upper urinary tract lesions associated with enzootic bovine hematuria.

The clinical signs, diagnosis and postmortem findings of Pteridium arachnoideum [Pteridium aquilinum] toxicity in 3 cattle in Espírito Santo, Brazil, presented during 2007-2008 are described.

Author(s)
Nunes, L. C.; Donatele, D. M.; Scardua, C. M.; Dórea, M. D.; Monteiro, L. N.; Bernardo, C. C.; Calais, A., Jr.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Production of a saxitoxin standard from cyanobacteria.

A methodology for the production of a saxitoxin (STX) standard from cyanobacteria (Raphydiopsis brookii strain SPC 338) was developed. The cyanobacterium was cultured in 5-litre culture bottles in ASM-1 medium, pH 7.4 at 22±1°C, under continuous light at an irradiance of 45-50 mmol m-2 s-1 and...

Author(s)
Pípole, F.; Hueza, I. M.; Sant'Anna, C. L.; Carvalho, L. R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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