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Brazilian Journal
of Medical and Biological Research

Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research (ISSN- 1414-431X) is an open-access, peer-reviewed medical and biological sciences journal published by the Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica (ABDC), a nonprofit organization of scientists committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a public resource. New articles are published online weekly; issues are published monthly.

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Vol.47 (11) 924-1015 November 2014


Chronic granulomatous disease: why an inflammatory disease? P. Roxo-Junior and H.M.L. Simão. Braz J Med Biol Res 2014; 47 (11): 924-928.

Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations in lung cancer: preclinical and clinical data. S.E.D.C. Jorge, S.S. Kobayashi and D.B. Costa. Braz J Med Biol Res 2014; 47 (11): 929-939.



Hepatic inducible nitric oxide synthase expression increases upon exposure to hypergravity. H.S. Kim, Y.Y. Jung and S.I. Do. Braz J Med Biol Res 2014; 47 (11): 940-946.

Therapeutic mechanism of treating SMMC-7721 liver cancer cells with magnetic fluid hyperthermia using Fe2O3 nanoparticles. S.Y. Yan, M.M. Chen, J.G. Fan, Y.Q. Wang, Y.Q. Du, Y. Hu and L.M. Xu. Braz J Med Biol Res 2014; 47 (11): 947-959.

Effect of exercise training on Ca2+ release units of left ventricular myocytes of spontaneously hypertensive rats. M.A. Carneiro-Júnior, J.F. Quintão-Júnior, L.R. Drummond, V.N. Lavorato, F.R. Drummond, M.A. Amadeu, E.M. Oliveira, L.B. Felix, J.S. Cruz, J.G. Mill, A.J. Natali and T.N. Prímola-Gomes. Braz J Med Biol Res 2014; 47 (11): 960-965.

Erythropoietin reduces the expression of myostatin in mdx dystrophic mice. D. Feder, M. Rugollini, A. Santomauro Jr., L.P. Oliveira, V.P. Lioi, R. dos Santos, L.G. Ferreira, M.T. Nunes, M.H. Carvalho, P.O. Delgado, A.A.S. Carvalho and F.L.A. Fonseca. Braz J Med Biol Res 2014; 47 (11): 966-971.



Intercostal and forearm muscle deoxygenation during respiratory fatigue in patients with heart failure: potential role of a respiratory muscle metaboreflex. A.M. Moreno, R.R.T. Castro, B.M. Silva, H. Villacorta, M. Sant’Anna Junior and A.C.L. Nóbrega. Braz J Med Biol Res 2014; 47 (11): 972-976.

Estimating the average length of hospitalization due to pneumonia: a fuzzy approach. L.F.C. Nascimento, P.M.S.R. Rizol and A.P. Peneluppi. Braz J Med Biol Res 2014; 47 (11): 977-981.

Relationship between pulmonary function and indoor air pollution from coal combustion among adult residents in an inner-city area of southwest China. Y. Jie, H. Houjin, M. Xun, L. Kebin, Y. Xuesong and X. Jie. Braz J Med Biol Res 2014; 47 (11): 982-989.

Occult hepatitis B virus infection in liver transplant patients in a Brazilian referral center. T.C.A. Ferrari, M.A.P. Xavier, P.V.T. Vidigal, N.S. Amaral, P.A. Diniz, A.P. Resende, D.M. Miranda, A.C. Faria, A.S. Lima and L.C. Faria. Braz J Med Biol Res 2014; 47 (11): 990-994.

Elevated levels of plasma osteoprotegerin are associated with all-cause mortality risk and atherosclerosis in patients with stages 3 to 5 chronic kidney disease. M.M. Nascimento, S.Y. Hayashi, M.C. Riella and B. Lindholm. Braz J Med Biol Res 2014; 47 (11): 995-1002.

Relationship between deep venous thrombosis and inflammatory cytokines in postoperative patients with malignant abdominal tumors. T. Du and Z. Tan. Braz J Med Biol Res 2014; 47 (11): 1003-1007.

Determination of CYP2D6 *3, *4, and *10 frequency in women with breast cancer in São Luís, Brazil, and its association with prognostic factors and disease-free survival. D.M.F. Martins, F.C.B. Vidal, R.D.M. Souza, S.A. Brusaca and L.M.O. Brito. Braz J Med Biol Res 2014; 47 (11): 1008-1015.

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