Jainaldo Costa

Jainaldo Costa
Federal University of Pernambuco | UFPE · Department of Biochemistry

Master of Science

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Depression underlies a common psychiatric disorder that has been rising in the diagnosis of long-term disabilities worldwide. Natural products have been studied as an antidepressant and anxiolytic agents aiming to make available new options for the daily basis treatment of those psychological disorders. SteLL is a lectin extracted from Schinus tere...
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The potential of plant lectins (carbohydrate-binding proteins) for the treatment of neurological disorders such as anxiety and depression has started to be reported in the last few years. Schinus terebinthifolia leaves contain a lectin called SteLL, which has displayed antimicrobial, immunomodulatory, antitumor, and analgesic activities. However, t...
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Ethnopharmacological relevance: Preparations from the bark and leaves of Schinus terebinthifolia Raddi are commonly used to treat toothaches and sore throats. The use of medications based on leaves of this plant has also been reported for pain of arthritis, toothache, and sore throat. Some evidence indicated that the lectin SteLL is an antinocicep...
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Polymyxins were discovered in the 1940s and were used to treat infections caused by gram-negative bacteria. These molecules act by destroying the cell membrane through the destabilization of phospholipids and lipopolysaccharides (LPS). Due to adverse effects, such as nephrotoxicity and neurotoxicity, this class had seen limited use. However, with t...
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During the last decades, there has been an increasing interest in natural compounds for the control of insect pest. The present study evaluated the insecticidal activity of a saline extract of Abarema cochliocarpos bark against Aedes aegypti, Sitophilus zeamais, Nasutitermes corniger, and Fusarium spp. Thin layer chromatography revealed the presenc...

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