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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 (12) 1063-1159 December 2015


Cotransfected human chondrocytes: over-expression of IGF-I and SOX9 enhances the synthesis of cartilage matrix components collagen-II and glycosaminoglycans. M. Simental-Mendía, J. Lara-Arias, E. Álvarez-Lozano, S. Said-Fernández, A. Soto-Domínguez, G.R. Padilla-Rivas and H.G. Martínez-Rodríguez. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (12): 1063-1070.

Optimization of the RNeasy Mini Kit to obtain high-quality total RNA from sessile cells of Staphylococcus aureus. C.O. Beltrame, M.F. Côrtes, P.T. Bandeira and A.M.S. Figueiredo. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (12): 1071-1076.

Correlation of cadherin-17 protein expression with clinicopathological features and prognosis of patients with sporadic gastric cancer. W. Meng, T. Gu, L.M. Gao, Z.G. Zong, L. Meng, Z.Z. Fu and L. Guo. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (12): 1077-1086.

POD-1/Tcf21 overexpression reduces endogenous SF-1 and StAR expression in rat adrenal cells. M.M. França, N.P. Abreu, T.A.M. Vrechi and C.F. Lotfi. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (12): 1087-1094.

B cells expressing IL-10 mRNA modulate memory T cells after DNA-Hsp65 immunization. I.C. Fontoura, A.P.F. Trombone, L.P. Almeida, J.C.C. Lorenzi, R.A.M. Rossetti, T. Malardo, E. Padilha, W. Schluchting, R.L.L. Silva, A.F. Gembre, J.E.C. Fiuza, C.L. Silva, A. Panunto-Castelo and A.A.M. Coelho-Castelo. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (12): 1095-1100.

Effects of exercise and metformin on the prevention of glucose intolerance: a comparative study. C. Molena-Fernandes, C.A. Bersani-Amado, Z.M. Ferraro, L.J. Hintze, N. Nardo Jr. and R.K.N. Cuman. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (12): 1101-1108.

Activation of endogenous angiotensin converting enzyme 2 prevents early injuries induced by hyperglycemia in rat retina. G. Foureaux, B.S. Nogueira, D.C.O. Coutinho, M.K. Raizada, J.C. Nogueira and A.J. Ferreira. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (12): 1109-1114.

Inflammation induced by increased frequency of intermittent hypoxia is attenuated by tempol administration. J. Zhang, L. Zheng, J. Cao, B. Chen and D. Jin. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (12): 1115-1121.



Hypertension is associated with greater heat exchange during exercise recovery in a hot environment. S.F. Fonseca, M.C. Teles, V.G.C. Ribeiro, F.C. Magalhães, V.A. Mendonça, M.F.D. Peixoto, L.H.R. Leite, C.C. Coimbra and A.C.R. Lacerda. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (12): 1122-1129.

Association between NOx exposure and deaths caused by respiratory diseases in a medium-sized Brazilian city. A.C.G. César, J.A. Carvalho Jr. and L.F.C. Nascimento. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (12): 1130-1135.

Use of the Wasserman equation in optimization of the duration of the power ramp in a cardiopulmonary exercise test: a study of Brazilian men. D.C. Costa, G.L. De Santi, J.C. Crescêncio, L.P. Seabra, E.E.V. Carvalho, V. Papa, F. Marques, L. Gallo Junior and A. Schmidt. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (12): 1136-1144.

Computed tomography findings of hepatic veno-occlusive disease caused by Sedum aizoon with histopathological correlation. H. Shao, H.Z. Chen, J.S. Zhu, B. Ruan, Z.Q. Zhang, X. Lin and M.F. Gan. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (12): 1145-1150.

Basic life support knowledge of first-year university students from Brazil. S.V. Santos, M.R.R.A. Margarido, I.S. Caires, R.A.N. Santos, S.G. Souza, J.M.A. Souza, R.R. Martimiano, C.S.K. Dutra, P. Palha, A.C.G. Zanetti and A. Pazin-Filho. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (12): 1151-1155.

Optical coherence tomography imaging of the basal ganglia: feasibility and brief review. W.O. Contreras Lopez, J.S. Ângelos, R.C.R. Martinez, C.K. Takimura, M.J. Teixeira, P.A. Lemos Neto and E.T. Fonoff. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (12): 1156-1159.


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