Recent Submissions

  • Changes in saliva protein profile throughout Rhipicephalus microplus blood feeding 

    Vaz Junior, Itabajara da Silva; Lu, Stephen; Pinto, Antonio Frederico Michel; Diedrich, Jolene K.; Yates III, John R.; Mulenga, Albert; Termignoni, Carlos; Ribeiro, José Marcos Chaves; Tirloni, Lucas (2024) [Journal article]
    Background: When feeding on a vertebrate host, ticks secrete saliva, which is a complex mixture of proteins, lipids, and other molecules. Tick saliva assists the vector in modulating host hemostasis, immunity, and tissue ...
  • Acute oral chromium exposure resulting in ulcerative gastritis and perforated ulcers in swine 

    Perosa, Fernanda Felicetti; Gris, Anderson Hentz; Piva, Manoela Marchezan; Menegatt, Jean Carlo Olivo; Schwertz, Claiton Ismael; Sônego, Paola; Watanabe, Tatiane Terumi Negrão; Pavarini, Saulo Petinatti; Driemeier, David; Panziera, Welden (2024) [Journal article]
    Heavy metal poisoning poses a challenge in diagnostic practices and environmental safety. This study describes the epidemiological, clinical, and pathological aspects of a chromium (Cr) poisoning outbreak in growing/finishing ...
  • The impact of the RS-040 highway on wildlife roadkill patterns in Porto Alegre, Brazil 

    Tres, Gabrielle Zanettini; Pacheco, Tiago Dominguez; Silva, Vitor Gabriel Cardozo da; Wagner, Paulo Guilherme Carniel; Castro Neto, Walter de Nisa e; Cruz, Claudio Estevao Farias da (2024) [Journal article]
    Road infrastructure has severely affected the environment and wildlife. Understanding and mitigating these effects are essential conservation measures. This study aimed to evaluate fatal wildlife-vehicle collisions along ...
  • Revamping kombucha production : achieving consistency and probiotic potential through a tailor-made microbial consortium 

    Fabricio, Mariana Fensterseifer; Vargas, Bruna Krieger; Tischer, Bruna; Wagner, Roger; Ribeiro, Stephanie Reis; Cordeiro, Nereida Maria Abano; Flôres, Simone Hickmann; Ayub, Marco Antônio Záchia (2023) [Journal article]
    Revising the production of kombucha, this investigation focused on the utilization of a custom-designed starter culture, aiming to establish a consistent, probiotic-rich beverage. A diverse selection of three acetic acid ...
  • Development of an analytical method using smartphones for the assessment of phenolic compounds 

    Gonzatti, Camila Angela; Carboni, Carolina dos Santos; Rodrigues, Eliseu; Helfer, Gilson Augusto; Costa, Adilson Ben da; Utpott, Michele; Tischer, Bruna (2023) [Journal article]
    Phenolic compounds exhibit antioxidant activity, which is of nutritional interest, as it has been associated with the prevention of various diseases. Therefore, the present study aimed to develop a method for quantifying ...
  • Why controlling ticks is important 

    Waldman, Jéssica; Rodríguez Durán, Arlex; Ullah, Shafi; Numan, Muhammad; Parizi, Luis Fernando; Tirloni, Lucas; Ali, Abid; Logullo, Carlos; Vaz Junior, Itabajara da Silva (2024) [Journal article]
    Learning about ticks is important because of the diseases and problems they can cause in people and animals. Ticks are related to spiders and are not insects—they are parasites that live outside their host‘s body and infest ...
  • Reemerging of encephalomyocarditis virus in pigs in Brazil : pathological and viral characterization 

    Gris, Anderson Hentz; Alves, Raquel Silva; Camargo, Laura Junqueira de; Baumbach, Leticia Ferreira; Menegatt, Jean Carlo Olivo; Silva, Emanoelly Machado Souza da; Perosa, Fernanda Felicetti; Lima, Rafael Pires; Bertolini, Marianna; Fiúza, Aparecida Tatiane Lino; Watanabe, Tatiane Terumi Negrão; Canal, Cláudio Wageck; Driemeier, David (2023) [Journal article]
    Encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV) is a zoonotic disease caused by a highly pathogenic virus that affects wild and domestic animal species, with rodents as its reservoir. Most recently, in South America, this virus was ...
  • Mudanças nos compostos bioativos e atividade antioxidante de pimentas da região amazônica 

    Carvalho, Ana Vânia; Mattietto, Rafaella de Andrade; Rios, Alessandro de Oliveira; Moresco, Karla Suzana (2014) [Journal article]
    A Embrapa Amazônia Oriental possui um Banco Ativo de Pimenteira com diferentes genótipos do gênero Capsicum, os quais ainda não foram analisados, quanto às suas características funcionais e capacidade antioxidante. Este ...
  • Characterization, antioxidant potential and cytotoxic study of mangaba fruits 

    Assumpção, Carolina Fagundes; Bachiega, Patrícia; Morzelle, Maressa Caldeira; Nelson, David Lee; Ndiaye, Eliane Augusto; Rios, Alessandro de Oliveira; Souza, Ellen Cristina de (2014) [Journal article]
    The mangaba (Hancornia speciosa) stands out and has a great potential for economic exploitation and researches have suggested relevant results regarding the nutritional and functional value of this food. Therefore, the ...
  • Isolation and characterization of Lactobacillus plantarum BLS29 as a potential probiotic starter culture for pork sausage production 

    Senter, Luciana; Pereira, Jamile Queiroz; Vieira, Manoela Alano; Michielin, Eliane Maria Zandonai; Tondo, Eduardo Cesar (2015) [Journal article]
    The aim of this study was to isolate and characterize lactic acid bacteria (LAB) from naturally fermented pork sausages and test them for use as a probiotic starter culture in the production of fermented sausages. LAB ...

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