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Cover for Poisoning by plants, mycotoxins and related toxins.

This book contains 124 chapters focusing on the various poisonous plants and mycotoxins and their effects on livestock. The effects of the chemical constituents of these poisonous plants and mycotoxins on the liver, reproductive, nervous and other organ systems of laboratory and farm animals are...

Author(s)
Riet-Correa, F.; Pfister, J.; Schild, A. L.; Wierenga, T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Chemistry of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Dieffenbachia picta</i>.

Studies on the toxicology and chemical composition (including that of the latex) of D. picta [D. seguine] are summarized.

Author(s)
Barbi, N. S.; Lucchetti, L.; Pereira, N. A.; Silva, A. J. R. da
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of hepatotoxicity induced by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Piper methysticum</i>.

Studies were conducted to determine the occurrence of liver damage induced by an extract of kava (Piper methysticum) using chronic pre-clinical toxicological tests in rats. Adult male and female Wistar rats were subjected to daily doses of kava extract orally by gavage for 13 weeks. At the end of...

Author(s)
Amorim, M. F.; Trigueiro, M. S.; Diniz, M. F. F. M.; Almeida, R. N. de; Santos, H. B.; Amaral, J. R. do; Batista, L. M.; Branco, M. S. C.; Diniz, J. M.
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 Enzootic calcinosis in ruminants from Central Brazil.

The epidemiology, clinical signs, and pathology of 42 outbreaks of enzootic calcinosis (EC) in cattle, sheep and goats in Mato Grosso (19), Distrito Federal (19), Goiás, (6), Minas Gerais (2) and Tocantins (1), Brazil, [date not given] are presented. Additionally, Ageratum conyzoides, Chamaecrista...

Author(s)
Guedes, K. M. R.; Colodel, E. M.; Castro, M. B.; Mustafa, V. S.; Moraes, D. D.; Reis Júnior, J. L.; Borges, J. R. J.; Boabaid, F. M.; Ubiali, D. G.; Arruda, L. P. de; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisoning of sheep by shells of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Jatropha curcas</i> seeds.

The histopathological effects of the shells of J. curcas seeds on sheep were studied. Twenty 8-month-old clinically healthy male sheep were assigned to four groups of five animals each. Treatment groups received 15 (T1), 30 (T2) and 40% (T3) of their diet as shells of J. curcas seeds for 19 days,...

Author(s)
Ferreira, O. R.; Brito, S. S.; S Chagas, F. C. S.; Ramos, A. T.; Hosomi, F. Y. M.; Lima, F. G. de; Maiorka, P. C.; Araújo, V. L.; Neiva, J. N. M.; Fioravante, M. C. S.; Maruo, V. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxicology study of ethanolic extract from aerial parts of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Jatropha gossypiifolia</i> L. in rats.

The ethanolic extract of the leaves and stems of J. gossypiifolia was administered to male and female Wistar rats at 1.2, 1.8, 2.7, 4.0 or 5.0 g/kg body weight (BW). Each group was observed for 14 days after the treatment and monitored for clinical signs, lethality, body weight gain, and food and...

Author(s)
Mariz, S. R.; Cerqueira, G. S.; Araújo, W. C.; Dantas, J. G.; Ramalho, J. A.; Palomaro, T. V.; Barbosa Júnior, N. L.; Duarte, J. C.; Santos, H. B. dos; Olveira, K.; Araújo, M. S. T. de; Diniz, M. F. F. M.; Medeiros, I. A. de
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conditioning taste aversion to <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mascagnia rigida</i> (Malpighiaceae) in sheep.

Field studies were conducted in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, to determine whether lithium chloride (LiCl)-treated sheep could be averted from consuming Mascagnia rigida in the edaphic and climatic conditions of a semi-arid region of northeastern Brazil. Twelve 10- to 12-month-old female sheep were...

Author(s)
Silva, I. P. da; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Marketing of boldo (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Plectranthus neochilium</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Peumus boldus</i> Molina) by salesmen of medical plants in Campina Grande, Paraíba.

Studies were conducted to survey medicinal plant salesmen in Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil, from August to September 2008, to determine the species of boldo (Plectranthus neochilus and Peumus boldus) commercialized and evaluate the knowledge of the traders regarding the medicinal uses of the...

Author(s)
Santos, R. L.; Nobre, M. S. de C.; Guimarães, G. P.; Vieira, K. V. M.; Felismino, D. C.; Dantas, I. C.; Silva, L. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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