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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 (6) 486-582 June 2015



Expression of intronic miRNAs and their host gene Igf2 in a murine unilateral ureteral obstruction model. N.Q. Li, J. Yang, L. Cui, N. Ma, L. Zhang and L.R. Hao. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (6): 486-492.


Alanyl-glutamine attenuates 5-fluorouracil-induced intestinal mucositis in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice. C.V. Araújo, C.R. Lazzarotto, C.C. Aquino, I.L. Figueiredo, T.B. Costa, L.A. de Oliveira Alves, R.A. Ribeiro, L.R. Bertolini, A.A.M. Lima, G.A.C. Brito and R.B. Oriá. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (6): 493-501.


Caffeic acid improves cell viability and protects against DNA damage: involvement of reactive oxygen species and extracellular signal-regulated kinase. Y. Li, L.J. Chen, F. Jiang, Y. Yang, X.X. Wang, Z. Zhang, Z. Li and L. Li. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (6): 502-508.


Circulating endothelial cells are increased in chronic myeloid leukemia blast crisis. C.R.T. Godoy, D. Levy, V. Giampaoli, D.A.F. Chamone, S.P. Bydlowski and J. Pereira. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (6): 509-514.


Puerarin protects against damage to spatial learning and memory ability in mice with chronic alcohol poisoning. S.Q. Cui, Q. Wang, Y. Zheng, B. Xiao, H.W. Sun, X.L. Gu, Y.C. Zhang, C.H. Fu, P.X. Dong and X.M. Wang. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (6): 515-522.


Dynamic resistance training decreases sympathetic tone in hypertensive ovariectomized rats. G.L. Shimojo, R.K. Palma, J.O. Brito, I.C. Sanches, M.C. Irigoyen and K. De Angelis. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (6): 523-527.


Role of mitochondrial ATP-sensitive potassium channel-mediated PKC-e in delayed protection against myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury in isolated hearts of sevoflurane-preconditioned rats. C. Wang, S.M. Hu, H. Xie, S.G. Qiao, H. Liu and C.F. Liu. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (6): 528-536.


Mechanisms involved in the vasorelaxant effects produced by the acute application of amfepramone in vitro to rat aortic rings. J.S. López-Canales, J. Lozano-Cuenca, E. Muñoz-Islas, J.C. Aguilar-Carrasco, O.A. López-Canales, R.M. López-Mayorga, E.F. Castillo-Henkel, I. Valencia-Hernández and C. Castillo-Henkel. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (6): 537-544.


Protective roles of pulmonary rehabilitation mixture in experimental pulmonary fibrosis in vitro and in vivo. L. Zhang, Y.X. Ji, W.L. Jiang and C.J. Lv. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (6): 545-552.




Hepatitis B virus DNA stability in plasma samples under short-term storage at 42oC. R.W. de Almeida, M.P. Espírito-Santo, P.S.F. Sousa, A.J. de Almeida, E. Lampe and L.L. Lewis-Ximenez. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (6): 553-556.


Tissue hyaluronan expression, as reflected in the sputum of lung cancer patients, is an indicator of malignancy. M.P. Rangel, V.K. de Sá, V. Martins, J.R.M. Martins, E.R. Parra, A. Mendes, P.C. Andrade, R.M. Reis, A. Longatto-Filho, C.Z. Oliveira, T. Takagaki, D.M. Carraro, H.B. Nader and V.L. Capelozzi. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (6): 557-567.


Long-term, regular remote ischemic preconditioning improves endothelial function in patients with coronary heart disease. Y. Liang, Y.P. Li, F. He, X.Q. Liu and J.Y. Zhang. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (6): 568-576.


Adult male circumcision with a circular stapler versus conventional circumcision: A prospective randomized clinical trial. X.D. Jin, J.J. Lu, W.H. Liu, J. Zhou, R.K. Yu, B. Yu, X.J. Zhang and B.H. Shen. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (6): 577-582.



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