Biomedical Engineering Research

  • Detailed Computation of Air-Conditioning Modality within Chimpanzee Nasal Airways

    Detailed Computation of Air-Conditioning Modality within Chimpanzee Nasal Airways Kaouthar Samarat1,*, Sho Hanida2, Shigeru Ishikawa3, Kazunori Kotani4 and Teruo Matsuzawa4 1Ishikawa Resin Industry Co., Ltd., Ta 1-8 Utani, Kaga-shi, Ishikawa 922-0312, Japan; 2Kanazawa Institute of Technology, 7-1 Ohgigaoka, Nonoichi-shi, Ishikawa 921- 8501, Japan; 3Kanazawa Municipal Hospital, 3-7-3 Heiwamachi, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa 921-8105, Japan; 4Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 1-1 Asahidai, Nomi-shi, Ishikawa 923-1292, Japan Nasal cavity of primates and other animals has been reported in many research works. Lots…

  • Evaluation of antioxidant and gastroprotective activities of ethyl acetate extract of Avicennia schaueriana.

    Evaluation of antioxidant and gastroprotective activities of ethyl acetate extract of Avicennia schaueriana. Borba A.D.L1; Barbosa J.A.P2; Santana M.A.N3; Coutinho L.L4; Farias L.O5; Silva T.G6 1Student of the Pharmacy Course – UFPE; 2,3,6Researchers of Department of Antibiotics- UFPE; 4,5Students of the Biomedicine Science Course- UFPE Introduction: Brazilian flora has a great biodiversity and some of these plants are used in folk medicine. Avicennia schaueriana, popularly known as black mangrove, is an endemic specie of mangrove vegetation belonging to the Acanthaceae…

  • Metabolic and immunological modifications present in Alzheimer’s Disease

    Metabolic and immunological modifications present in Alzheimer’s Disease Gonçalves, A.L.N1, Souza, A.V.F2, Borges, B.Q.O.V3, Paiva, J.C.G4, Morais, L.A5, Souza, M.B.R6 1Estudante do Curso de Medicina – UNICAP; 2,3,4,5Estudante do Curso de Medicina – UNICAP; 6Docente do Curso de Medicina – UNICAP Introduction: Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is classified as progressive neurodegenerative and represents one of the main causes of dementia in the elderly. Its symptomatology is characterized by loss of memory, neuronal destruction and reduction of brain volume. The literature reports…

  • Evaluation of lectin extracted from Canavalia brasiliensis on the neuropsychomotor system of murine

    Evaluation of lectin extracted from Canavalia brasiliensis on the neuropsychomotor system of murine Gonçalves, A.L.N1, Souza, A.V.F2, Borges, B.Q.O.V3, Paiva, J.C.G4, Morais, L.A5, Souza, M.B.R6 1Estudante do Curso de Medicina – UNICAP; 2,3,4,5Estudante do Curso de Medicina – UNICAP; 6Docente do Curso de Medicina – UNICAP Introduction: Lectins are a class of proteins extracted from the seeds of Canavalia brasiliensis (Lectin ConBr). Its anti-neoplastic activity has been studied in experimental models. Aim: To evaluate the neuropsychomotor effect of Lectin ConBr…

  • Cervical cancer: applications of genotyping for the screening in human papilomavirus (HPV)

    Cervical cancer: applications of genotyping for the screening in human papilomavirus (HPV) Silva, V.M1; Santos, G.S2; Silva J.F.S3; Nascimento, E.R.S4; Wanderley, M.C.A5; Godone, R.L.N6 1,2,3,4Estudante do Curso de Biomedicina- UNINASSAU- Caruaru; 5,6Docente do curso de Biomedicina- UNINASSAU- Caruaru Introduction: Cervical cancer is considered a serious public health problem, especially in underdeveloped countries. The causal factor of the disease is infection of the vaginal mucosa by human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV consists of more than 130 genotypes, the genotypes of higher prevalence…

  • The role of inflammatory mediators in carcinogenesis

    The role of inflammatory mediators in carcinogenesis Silva M.R.P.1; Marcelino Neto P.P.2; Soares C.L.R.2; Lucena C.C.O.3; Correia J.C.A.1; Silva T.G.4 1Undergraduate student of the Biological Sciences Course of the Federal University of Pernambuco-UFPE; 2Graduate Student in Biological Sciences, Federal University of Pernambuco- UFPE; 3Graduate student in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Federal University of Pernambuco – UFPE; 4Professor/ Researcher of the Department of Antibiotics of the Federal University of Pernambuco- UFPE. Introduction: The process of carcinogenesis or tumor progression occurs slowly, which may…