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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 Info
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 Determination of teratogenic effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aspidosperma pyrifolium</i> ethanolic extract in rats.

This chapter presents the results of an experiment conducted to study the effect of an ethanolic extract of A. pyrifolium leaf on rat reproduction. From days 6-21 of pregnancy, the ethanolic extract was administrated daily by gavage at 0.06 g diluted in 2 ml of soya oil. The animals from the...

Author(s)
Figueiredo, A. P. M.; Dantas, F. P. M.; Medeiros, R. M. T.; Barbosa Filho, J. M.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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 Lectin histochemical study of lipopigments present in the cerebellum of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanum fastigiatum</i> var. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">fastigiatum</i> intoxicated cattle.

S. fastigiatum var. fastigiatum was dried, ground and administered to 2 cattle by ruminal cannula at 5 g/kg daily for 5 days a week during 107 and 140 days, respectively. At the end of the study, the animals were sacrificed and cerebellum samples were obtained for histological study. It was shown...

Author(s)
Paulovich, F. B.; Portiansky, E. L.; Gimeno, E. J.; Schild, A. L.; Méndez, M. del C.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996141)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisonous plants on dairy farms of the Caparaó microregion, Espírito Santo State, Brazil.

In the Caparaó microregion (Espírito Santo, Brazil), cases of poisoning of dairy cattle by plants have been frequent, but there are no records to estimate the losses. This chapter presents the results of a study aiming to estimate the occurrence of different plant species causing poisonings in the...

Author(s)
Oliveira, E. V.; Scardua, C. M.; Dórea, M. D.; Nunes, L. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of immunotoxic properties of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senecio brasiliensis</i>: study of toxicity in rats.

This chapter presents the results of a study conducted to (i) determine the dose of S. brasiliensis extract that could cause toxicity in male rats, and (ii) establish if there were lower doses that did not induce substantial toxicity that may, however, induce immunotoxic effects from S....

Author(s)
Elias, F.; Hueza, I. M.; Haraguchi, M.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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