Dr. Nilberto Robson Falcao do Nascimento

Dr. Nilberto Robson Falcao do Nascimento

Professor
Universidade Estadual do Ceara, Brazil


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Federal University of Ceara, Brazil

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Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
100%
Pharmacology
62%
Applied Toxicology
90%
Physiology
75%
Urology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Teixeira, M., N. Nascimento, M. Fonteles and O. Vale, 2013. Uroguanylin induces electroencephalographic spikes in rats. Braz. J. Biol., 73: 623-627.
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  2. Alves, R.S., R.M. Ximenes, A.R.C. Jorge, N.R.F. Nascimento and R.D. Martins et al., 2013. Isolation, homology modeling and renal effects of a C-type natriuretic peptide from the venom of the Brazilian yellow scorpion (Tityus serrulatus). Toxicon, 74: 19-26.
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  3. Cerqueira, J.B.G., L.F.G. Silva, F.O.N. Silva, J.V.M. Cerqueira, R.R. Maia, M.E.A. de Moraes and N.R.F. Nascimento, 2012. Identification of mechanisms involved in the relaxation of rabbit cavernous smooth muscle by a new nitric oxide donor ruthenium compound. Braz. J. Urol., 38: 687-694.
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  4. Arnaud-Batista, F.J., G.T. Costa, I.M. Oliveira, P.P. Costa and C.F. Santos et al., 2012. Natriuretic effect of bufalin in isolated rat kidneys involves activation of the Na+-K+-ATPase-Src kinase pathway. Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol., 302: F959-F966.
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  5. Salles, H.O., I.M. Vasconcelos, L.F.L. Santos, H.D. Oliveira and P.P.C. Costa et al., 2011. Towards a better understanding of Ipomoea asarifolia toxicity: Evidence of the involvement of a leaf lectin. Toxicon, 58: 502-508.
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  6. Nascimento, N.R.F., B.A. Kemp, N.L. Howell, J.J. Gildea, C.F. Santos, T.E. Harris and R.M. Carey, 2011. Role of SRC family kinase in extracellular renal cyclic guanosine 3',5'-monophosphate- and pressure-induced natriuresis. Hypertension, 58: 107-113.
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  7. Fonteles, M.C. and N.R.F. do Nascimento, 2011. Guanylin peptide family: History, interactions with Anp and new pharmacological perspectives. Canad. J. Physiol. Pharmacol., 89: 575-585.
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  8. Farias, V.X., Macedo, F.H.P., M.B. Oquendo, A.R. Tome and S.N. Bao, 2011. Chronic treatment with D-chiro-inositol prevents autonomic and somatic neuropathy in STZ-induced diabetic mice. Diabetes, Obesity Metabol., 13: 243-250.
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  9. Evangelista, J.S., J.J. Evangelista, I.L. Evangelista, D.M. Nojosa and N.R. Nascimento, 2011. Hypotensive effects of the crotalus durissus cascavella venom: Involvement of NO. Nat. Product Commun., 6: 871-874.
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  10. Costa, C.T.C., C.M.L. Bevilaqua, N.R.F. Nascimento, D.C.S. Nunes-Pinheiro, A.R. Tome, A.L.F. Camurca-Vasconcelos and L.M.B. de Oliveira, 2011. Toxicological activity evaluation of Cocos nucifera L. in experimental models. Ciencia Anim., 21: 35-44.
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  11. Carneiro, R.F.V., N.R.F. Nascimento, P.P.C. Costa, V.M. Gomes and A.J.F. de Souza et al., 2011. The extract of the jellyfish Phyllorhiza punctata promotes neurotoxic effects. J. Applied Toxicol., 31: 720-729.
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  12. Benvindo, O.D., N.R.F. Nascimento, C.F. Santos, M.C. Fonteles and E.R. Silveira et al., 2011. Relaxant effect and possible mechanism of 17-nor-subincanadine E in rabbit corpora cavernosa. Asian J. Androl., 13: 747-753.
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  13. Sousa, C.M., A. Havt, C.F. Santos, F.J. Arnaud-Batista and K.M.A. Cunha et al., 2010. The relaxation induced by uroguanylin and the expression of natriuretic peptide receptors in human corpora cavernosa. J. Sexual Med., 7: 3610-3619.
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  14. Macedo, I.T.F., C.M.L. Bevilaqua, L.M.B. de Oliveira, A.L.F. Camurca-Vasconcelos and L.S. Vieira et al., 2010. Anthelmintic effect of eucalyptus staigeriana essential oil against goat gastrointestinal nematodes. Vet. Parasitol., 173: 93-98.
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  15. Evangelista, J.S.A.M., A.M.C. Martins, A.M.C. Martins, N.R.F. Nascimento and J.J.F. Evangelista et al., 2010. Efeitos do veneno da serpente Crotalus durissus cascavella na pressao arterial em ratos. Ciencia Anim., 20: 111-114.
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  16. Evangelista, I.L., A.M.C. Martins, N.R.F. Nascimento, A. Havt and J.S.A.M. Evangelista et al., 2010. Renal and cardiovascular effects of Bothrops marajoensis venom and phospholipase A2. Toxicon, 55: 1061-1070.
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  17. Nascimento, N.R.F., R.M.C. Refosco, E.C.F. Vasconcelos, M.R. Kerntopf and C.M. Sousa et al., 2009. 1,8-cineole induces relaxation in rat and guinea-pig airway smooth muscle. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 61: 361-366.
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  18. Limaverde, P.T., N.R.F. Nascimento, J.S.A.M. Evangelista, A.R. Tome and M.C. Fonteles et al., 2009. Isolation and pharmacological effects of leptoxin, a novel proteic toxin from Leptodactylus pentadactylus skin secretion. Toxicon, 54: 531-538.
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  19. Freitas, F.C., N.R.F. Nascimento, J.B.G. Cerqueira, M.E.A. Morais, R.P. Regadas and L.F. Gonzaga-Silva, 2009. Yohimbine relaxes the human corpus cavernosum through a non-adrenergic mechanism involving the activation of K+ATP-dependent channels. Int. J. Impot. Res., 21: 356-361.
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  20. Fonteles, M.C., A. Havt, R.B. Prata, P.H.B. Prata and H.S.A. Monteiro et al., 2009. High-salt intake primes the rat kidney to respond to a subthreshold uroguanylin dose during ex vivo renal perfusion. Regul. Peptides, 158: 6-13.
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  21. Lima, A.A.M., Nascimento, N.R.F., G.D. Fang, P. Yotseff, M.H. Toyama, R.L. Guerrant and M.C. Fonteles, 2008. Role of phospholipase A2 and tyrosine kinase in Clostridium difficile toxin A-induced disruption of epithelial integrity, histologic inflammatory damage and intestinal secretion. J. Applied Toxicol., 28: 849-857.
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  22. Fontenelle, R.O.S., S.M. Morais, E.H.S. Brito, R.S.N. Brilhante and R.A. Cordeiro et al., 2008. Antifungal activity of essential oils of Croton species from the Brazilian Caatinga biome. J. Applied Microbiol., 104: 1383-1390.
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  23. Ferreira, M.A.D., N.R.F. do Nascimento, C.M. Sousa, O.D.L. Pessoa and T.L.G. de Lemos et al., 2008. Oncocalyxone A inhibits human platelet aggregation by increasing cGMP and by binding to GP Ibα glycoprotein. Br. J. Pharmacol., 154: 1216-1224.
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  24. Evangelista, J.S.A.M., A.M.C. Martins, N.R.F. Nascimento, C.M. de Sousa and R.S. Alves et al., 2008. Renal and vascular effects of the natriuretic peptide isolated from Crotalus durissus cascavella venom. Toxicon, 52: 737-744.
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  25. Cerqueira, J.B.G., L.F.G. Silva, L.G.F. Lopes, M.E.A. de Moraes and N.R.F. Nascimento, 2008. Relaxation of rabbit corpus cavernosum smooth muscle and aortic vascular endothelium induced by new nitric oxide donor substances of the nitrosyl-ruthenium complex. Int. Braz. J. Urol., 34: 638-645.
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  26. Carvalho, A.F., M.S. Santos-Neto, H.S.A. Monteiro, S.M. Freitas, L. Morhy, N.R.F. Nascimento and M.C. Fonteles, 2008. BTCI enhances guanylin-induced natriuresis and promotes renal glomerular and tubular effects. Braz. J. Biol., 68: 149-154.
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  27. Campos, A.R., K.M.A. Cunha, F.A. dos Santos, E.R. Silveira, D.E.A. Uchoa, N.R.F. Nascimento and V.S. Rao et al., 2008. Relaxant effects of an alkaloid rich fraction from Aspidosperma ulei root bark on isolated rabbit corpus cavernosum. Int. J. Impotence Res., 20: 255-263.

  28. Fontenelle, R.O.S., S.M. Morais, E.H.S. Brito, M.R. Kerntopf and R.S.N. Brilhante et al., 2007. Chemical composition, toxicological aspects and antifungal activity of essential oil from Lippia sidoides Cham. J. Antimicrobial Chemother., 59: 934-940.
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  29. Nascimento, N.R.F. L.M. Lessa, M.R. Kerntopf, C.M. Sousa and R.S. Alves et al., 2006. Inositols prevent and reverse endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rat and rabbit vasculature metabolically and by scavenging superoxide. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA., 103: 218-223.
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  30. Barbosa, P.S.F., A.M.C. Martins, R.S. Alves, D.N. Amora and R.D. Martins et al., 2006. The role of indomethacin and tezosentan on renal effects induced by Bothrops moojeni Lys49 myotoxin I. Toxicon, 47: 831-837.
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  31. Silva, R.M., F.A. Oliveira, K.M.A. Cunha, J.L. Maia and M.A.M. Maciel et al, 2005. Cardiovascular effects of Trans-dehydrocrotonin, a diterpene from Croton cajucara in rats. Vascul. Pharmacol., 43: 11-18.
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  32. Silva, L.F.G., N.R.F. Nascimento, M.C. Fonteles, G. de Nucci, M.E. Moraes, P.R.L. Vasconcelos and M.O. Moraes, 2005. Phentolamine relaxes human corpus cavernosum by a nonadrenergic mechanism activating ATP-sensitive K+ channel. Int. J. Impot. Res., 17: 27-32.
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  33. Nascimento, N.R.F., J.H.L. Cardoso, L.M.A. Lessa, J.S. Roriz-Filho, K.M.A. Cunha and M.C. Fonteles, 2005. Terpinen-4-ol: Mechanisms of relaxation on rabbit duodenum. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 57: 467-474.
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  34. Havt, A., M.H. Toyama, N.R.F. do Nascimento, D.O. Toyama and A.C.L. Nobre et al., 2005. A new C-type animal lectin isolated from Bothrops pirajai is responsible for the snake venom major effects in the isolated kidney. Int. J. Biochem. Cell Biol., 37: 130-141.
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  35. Alves, R.S., N.R.F. do Nascimento, P.S.F. Barbosa, M.R. Kerntopf and L.M.A. Lessa et al., 2005. Renal Effects and vascular reactivity induced by Tityus serrulatus venom. Toxicon, 46: 271-276.
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  36. Camurca-Vasconcelos, A.L.F., N.R.F. Nascimento, C.M. Sousa, L.M. Melo, S.M. Morais, C.M.L. Bevilaqua and M.F.G. Rocha, 2004. Neuromuscular effects and acute toxicity of an ethyl acetate extract of Spigelia anthelmia Linn. J. Ethnopharmacol., 92: 257-261.
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  37. Nascimento, N.R.F., A. Costa-e-Forti, A.A. Peter and M.C. Fonteles, 2003. Free radical scavengers improve the impaired endothelium-dependent responses in aorta and kidneys of diabetic rabbits. Diabetes Res. Clin. Pract., 61: 145-153.
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  38. Camara, C.C., N.R.F. Nascimento, C.L.M. Filho, F.B.S. de Almeida and M.C. Fonteles, 2003. Antispasmodic effect of the essential oil of plecthranthus barbatus and some major constituents on the guinea-pig ileum. Planta Medica, 69: 1080-1085.