Concluded projects

Supervised by Dr. A. Rafacho

1. Investigation of hepatic and adipose tissue molecular mechanisms involved in the hypertriacylglyceridemia observed during normal- and glucocorticoid-influenced gestation in rats. Student involved: Katia Motta

2. Glucose metabolism in adult rats born from rats treated with dexamethasone before copulation. Student involved: Flávia Natividade da Silva

3. Combination of fructose and prednisolone administration: sought for new experimental models with glucose homeostasis imbalance and the impact of fish oil supplementation. Students involved:  Cristiane dos Santos & Julia S da Silva

4. Repercurssions of the chronic administration of fructose in the glycemic and lipidemic homeostasis and the intervention with the fish oil supplementation. Student involved: Paola S Miranda

5. Glycemic homeostasis in rats with loss of ovarian function and exposed to glucocorticoid excess. Student involved:  Francielle G Battiston

6. Endocrine pancreas adaptive compensation in pharmacological rat model of insulin resistance: gender- and age-related changes. Students involved: Cristiane Santos, Francielle B D Ferreira & Luiz M Gonçalves-Neto

7. Effects of arjunolic acid administration on glucose homeostasis from glucocorticoid-treated rats. Students involved: Francielle B D Ferreira & Luiz M Gonçalves-Neto

8. Evaluation of glucose homeostasis and metabolism in CLP-induced mice sepsis. Students involved: Cristiane Santos, Francielle B D Ferreira & Luiz M Gonçalves-Neto

9. Evaluation of key insulinic and inflammatory signal components in peripheral tissues from dexamethasone-treated rats. Student involved: Katia Motta

10. Effects of acute intermittent hypoxia on rat glucose homeostasis. Students involved: Francielle B D Ferreira & Luiz M Gonçalves-Neto

11. Effects of beta-hidroxy-beta-methylbutyrate supplementation on glucose homoestasis from glucocorticoid-treated rats. Students involved: Cristiane Santos, Francielle B D Ferreira & Luiz M Gonçalves-Neto