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Cover for The guinea pig as an animal model for α-mannosidosis.

This study aims to evaluate the possible toxic effects promoted by Ipomoea carnea dry leaves in laboratory guinea pigs and propose a new experimental model for the reproduction of α-mannosidosis. Six male, 4-week-old, Hartley guinea pigs were fed with commercial pellet material mixed with I. carnea ...

Author(s)
Cholich, L. A.; Gimeno, E. J.; Teibler, P. G.; Jorge, N.; Acosta, O. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Immunotoxic and toxic evaluation of subchronic exposure to saxitoxin in rats.

Forty male rats were equally divided into 4 groups and administered with saxitoxin (STX) at 0, 10, 30 and 90 µg/kg body weight by gavage for 28 days. Bone marrow, lymphocyte proliferation and histopathology of selected tissues were analysed after euthanasia. It was shown that body weight gain, food ...

Author(s)
Pípole, F.; Latorre, A. O.; Carvalho, L. R.; Hueza, I. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Baccharis trimera</i> on pregnant rats and their conceptuses.

Studies were conducted to evaluate the effects of the hydroethanolic extract of Baccharis trimera (HEBT) in pregnant rats when administered during the period of organogenesis and the entire pregnancy and the occurrence of malformations and/or variations in their litters. A total of 35 nulliparous...

Author(s)
Grance, S. R. M.; Teixeira, M. A.; Oliveira, R. J.
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 Experimental poisoning by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Nierembergia rivularis</i> in sheep of Uruguay.

The objective of this paper is to report the experimental poisoning in sheep ingesting N. rivularis in northern region of Uruguay. The experiment was conducted in the same farm where the natural intoxication occurred. Four Corriedale crossbred sheep were used, one as control. The animals, weighing...

Author(s)
García y Santos, C.; Etcheberry, G.; Goyen, J. M.; Pereira, R.; Pérez, W.; Ruiz, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Acute toxicity of selenium compounds commonly found in selenium-accumulator plants.

The acute toxicosis and toxicokinetics of Se (6 mg/kg body weight) in lambs orally dosed with selenate, methylselenocysteine (MeSeCys), selenomethionine (the most common form of Se in non-primary accumulator forages) and the Se-accumulator plant western aster (Aster ascendens [Symphyotrichum...

Author(s)
Davis, T. Z.; Stegelmeier, B. L.; Green, B. T.; Welch, K. D.; Panter, K. E.; Hall, J. O.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reproductive study of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Chenopodium ambrosioides</i> aqueous extract in rats.

Studies were conducted to investigate the reproductive alterations of Chenopodium ambrosioides aqueous extract in rats. Ten female 90-day-old Wistar rats were randomly distributed into control and experimental groups. The experimental group received the aqueous extract (100 mg/kg) by gavage from...

Author(s)
Medeiros, I. U.; Figueiredo, I. M. F.; Junior, V. F. M.; Oliveira, C. N.; Schwarz, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Investigation of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cereus jamacaru</i> ethanol extract effects in rats.

Studies were conducted to determine the sub-acute toxicity and behaviour alterations of an ethanolic extract obtained from Cereus jamacaru cladodes in rats to contribute to a rational and safe use of this plant in folk medicine or as food source for livestock. A total of 40 Wistar rats (90 days...

Author(s)
Queiroz, F. M.; Medeiros, I. U.; Sousa, D. M. N.; Marinho, R. N. A.; Pereira, P. R. S.; Oliveira, C. N.; Schwarz, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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