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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 (1) 1-95 January 2015


Myocardial ischemic preconditioning upregulated protein 1(Mipu1):zinc finger protein 667 – a multifunctional KRAB/C 2H 2 zinc finger protein. D. Han, C. Zhang, W.J. Fan, W.J. Pan, D.M. Feng, S.L. Qu and Z.S. Jiang. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (1): 1-5.



Rosai-Dorfman disease: a report of eight cases in a tertiary care center and a review of the literature. R.C. Maia1, E. de Meis, S. Romano, J.A. Dobbin and C.E. Klumb. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (1): 6-12.

Intensive chemotherapy as salvage treatment for solid tumors: focus on germ cell cancer. F. Selle, J. Gligorov, S. Richard, A. Khalil, I. Alexandre, D. Avenin, S. Provent, D.G. Soares and J.P. Lotz. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (1): 13-24.



Practices and ethical concerns regarding preimplantation diagnosis. Who regulates preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Brazil? B.B. Damian, T.C.S. Bonetti and D.D.G. Horovitz. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (1): 25-33.



More than 10 years survival with sequential therapy in a patient with advanced renal cell carcinoma: a case report. J.L. Yuan, F.L. Wang, X.M. Yi, W.J. Qin, G.J. Wu, Y. Huan, L.J. Yang, G. Zhang, L. Yu, Y.T. Zhang, R.L. Qin and C.J. Tian. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (1): 34-38.



Filaggrin silencing by shRNA directly impairs the skin barrier function of normal human epidermal keratinocytes and then induces an immune response. N.N. Dang, S.G. Pang, H.Y. Song, L.G. An and X.L. Ma. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (1): 39-45.

Analysis of heart rate control to assess thermal sensitivity responses in Brazilian toads. J.E.S. Natali, B.T. Santos, V.H. Rodrigues and J.G. Chauí-Berlinck. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (1): 46-50.

Resveratrol inhibits the intracellular calcium increase and angiotensin/endothelin system activation induced by soluble uric acid in mesangial cells. G. Albertoni and N. Schor. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (1): 51-56.

Antidepressant-like effect of Hoodia gordonii in a forced swimming test in mice: evidence for involvement of the monoaminergic system. M.C.O. Citó, M.I.G. Silva, L.K.X. Santos, M.L. Fernandes, F.H.C. Melo, J.A.C. Aguiar, I.S. Lopes, P.B. Sousa, S.M.M. Vasconcelos, D.S. Macêdo and F.C.F. Sousa. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (1): 57-64 .

Combined aliskiren and L-arginine treatment has antihypertensive effects and prevents vascular endothelial dysfunction in a model of renovascular hypertension. C.H. Santuzzi, R.V. Tiradentes, V. Mengal, E.R.G. Claudio, H. Mauad, S.A. Gouvea and G.R. Abreu. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (1): 65-76 .



Downregulation of TIM-3 mRNA expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. X.Z. Cai, W.Y. Huang, Y. Qiao, Y. Chen, S.Y. Du, D. Chen, S. Yu, N. Liu, L.Y. Dou and Y. Jiang. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (1): 77-82.

Effect of salt intake and potassium supplementation on brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity in Chinese subjects: an interventional study. Y. Wang, J.J. Mu, L.K. Geng, D. Wang, K.Y. Ren, T.S. Guo, C. Chu, B.Q. Xie, F.Q. Liu and Z.Y. Yuan. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (1): 83-90.

A morphometric study of the lumbar spinous process in the Chinese population. B. Cai, B. Ran, Q. Li, Z.H. Li, F.N. Li, M. Li and W.J. Yan. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (1): 91-95.

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