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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.48 (5) 377-485 May 2015



Chronic kidney disease in disadvantaged populations. G. Garcia-Garcia, V. Jha on behalf of the World Kidney Day Steering Committee. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 377-381.



Cell cycle synchronization and BrdU incorporation as a tool to study the possible selective elimination of ErbB1 gene in the micronuclei in A549 cells. C. Lauand, E.L. Niero, V.M. Dias and G.M. Machado-Santelli. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 382-391.

Manipulation of a quasi-natural cell block for high-efficiency transplantation of adherent somatic cells. H.J. Chung, M.M. Hassan, J.O. Park, H.J. Kim and S.T. Hong. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 392-400.

Propofol inhibits burn injury-induced hyperpermeability through an apoptotic signal pathway in microvascular endothelial cells. K.Y. Tian, X.J. Liu, J.D. Xu, L.J. Deng and G. Wang. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 401-407.


Sorafenib prevents liver fibrosis in a non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) rodent model. J.T. Stefano, I.V.A. Pereira, M.M. Torres, P.M. Bida, A.M.M. Coelho, M.P. Xerfan, B. Cogliati, D.F. Barbeiro, D.F.C. Mazo, M.S. Kubrusly, L.A.C. D’Albuquerque, H.P. Souza, F.J. Carrilho and C.P. Oliveira. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 408-414.


Abundant immunohistochemical expression of dopamine D2 receptor and p53 protein in meningiomas: follow-up, relation to gender, age, tumor grade, and recurrence. G. Trott, J.F.S. Pereira-Lima, C.G.S. Leães, N.P. Ferreira, L.M. Barbosa-Coutinho and M.C. Oliveira. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 415-419.


Comparative pathogenicity of Coxsackievirus A16 circulating and noncirculating strains in vitro and in a neonatal mouse model. L. Huang, X. Liu, J.L. Li, J.L. Chang, G.C. Liu, X.F. Yu and W.Y. Zhang. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 420-426.


IL-6 and TNF-α serum levels are associated with early death in community-acquired pneumonia patients. M.R. Bacci, R.C.P. Leme, N.P.C. Zing, N. Murad, F. Adami, P.F. Hinnig, D. Feder, A.C.P. Chagas and F.L.A. Fonseca. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 427-432.


Voluntary exercise prior to traumatic brain injury alters miRNA expression in the injured mouse cerebral cortex. W. Miao, T.H. Bao, J.H. Han, M. Yin, Y. Yan, W.W. Wang and Y.H. Zhu. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 433-439.


Silibinin improves palmitate-induced insulin resistance in C2C12 myotubes by attenuating IRS-1/PI3K/Akt pathway inhibition. H.B. Li, Y.R.Y. Yang, Z.J. Mo, Y. Ding and W.J. Jiang. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 440-446.


Vagotomy ameliorates islet morphofunction and body metabolic homeostasis in MSG-obese rats. C. Lubaczeuski, S.L. Balbo, R.A. Ribeiro, J.F. Vettorazzi, J.C. Santos-Silva, E.M. Carneiro and M.L. Bonfleur. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 447-457.


Contractile profile of esophageal and gastric fundus strips in experimental doxorubicin-induced esophageal atresia. F.A. Capeto, F.J.B. Lima, W. Okoba, F.L. Ramos, T.F.A. Messias, G.A. Rigonatto, L. Sbragia, P.J.C. Magalhães and A.A. Melo-Filho. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 458-464.



Peroxiredoxin isoforms are associated with cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes mellitus. E. El Eter and A.A. Al-Masri. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 465-469.


Sequence analysis of the 5’ third of glycoprotein C gene of South American bovine herpesviruses 1 and 5. C.K. Traesel, L.M. Bernardes, F.R. Spilki, R. Weiblen and E.F. Flores. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 470-478.


Metronomic chemotherapy in the neoadjuvant setting: results of two parallel feasibility trials (TraQme and TAME) in patients with HER2+ and HER2– locally advanced breast cancer. V. Petry, D.M. Gagliato, A.I.C. Leal, R.J. Arai, E. Longo, F. Andrade, M.D. Ricci, J.R. Piato, R. Barroso-Sousa, P.M. Hoff and M.S. Mano. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (5): 479-485.



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