Publications

Comparison of two Jatropha species (Euphorbiaceae) used popularly to treat snakebites in Northeastern Brazil: Chemical profile, inhibitory activity against Bothrops erythromelas venom and antibacterial activity.
J Ethnopharmacol 2017 Nov 4;213:12-20. Epub 2017 Nov 4.
Laboratório de Tecnologia & Biotecnologia Farmacêutica (TecBioFar), Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Natal, RN, Brazil; Laboratório de Biotecnologia, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Natal, RN, Brazil. Electronic address:

Baccharis trimera (Less.) DC Exhibits an Anti-Adipogenic Effect by Inhibiting the Expression of Proteins Involved in Adipocyte Differentiation.
Molecules 2017 Jun 12;22(6). Epub 2017 Jun 12.
Programa de Pós-graduação em Ciencias da Saúde, Centro de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte-UFRN, R. Gen. Gustavo Cordeiro de Farias, s/n, Natal-RN 59012-570, Brazil.





Obstructive sleep apnea is independently associated with inflammation and insulin resistance, but not with blood pressure, plasma catecholamines, and endothelial function in obese subjects.
Nutrition 2015 Nov-Dec;31(11-12):1351-7. Epub 2015 Jun 20.
Discipline of Clinical and Experimental Pathophysiology, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Neutralizing effects of Mimosa tenuiflora extracts against inflammation caused by Tityus serrulatus scorpion venom.
Biomed Res Int 2014 11;2014:378235. Epub 2014 Jun 11.
Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biotechnology, Department of Pharmacy, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Avenue General Gustavo Cordeiro de Farias, Petrópolis, 59012-570 Natal, RN, Brazil.

Adiposity and cardiovascular disease risk factors in renal transplant recipients: Are there differences between sexes?
Nutrition 2013 Oct 30;29(10):1231-6. Epub 2013 Jul 30.
Discipline of Clinical and Experimental Pathophysiology, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Antioxidant and Antiproliferative Activities of Leaf Extracts from Plukenetia volubilis Linneo (Euphorbiaceae).
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013 18;2013:950272. Epub 2013 Sep 18.
Departamento de Biologia Celular e Genética, Centro de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, 59072-970 Natal, RN, Brazil ; Laboratório de Biotecnologia de Polímeros Naturais-Biopol, Departamento de Bioquímica, Centro de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, 59072-970 Natal, Brazil.

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