Brazilian Journal of Biological Sciences (ISSN 2358-2731)

Home Archive v. 2, n. 4 (2015)


Vol. 2, No. 4 - Dec. 31, 2015


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Ronilson José da Paz 177-178


About the origins of life before the cell: echos from the past with broad implications in our future

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Johan Sebastián Hernández, José Henry Osorio and Jorge Enrique Pérez 179-192

Original research

Effect of low intensity EMW EHF on suspension density of rat blood erythrocytes

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Poghos O. Vardevanyan, Mariam A. Shahinyan, Anahit V. Nerkararyan, Marieta S. Mikaelyan and Meri R. Darbinyan 193-197

Swine placenta and placentation

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Bruno Machado Bertasoli, Amilton Cesar dos Santos, Rayan Silva de Paula, Alan S. Barbosa, Gerluza Aparecida Borges da Silva and Erika Cristina Jorge


Morphological characteristics of the neonate of the Brazilian marsupial (Didelphis albiventris Lund, 1840) (Metatheria: Didelphidae)

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Bruno Machado Bertasoli, Amilton Cesar dos Santos, Thais Borges Lessa, Iria Gabriela Dias dos Santos, Aline Gonçalves Lio Copola, Celina de Almeida Furlanetto Mançanares, Gerluza Aparecida Borges Silva and Erika Cristina Jorge


Plant growth promoter and biocontrol mechanism of endophytic fungi Botrytis sp

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G. Senthilmurugan@viji and S. Sekar 221-233

Root yield and yield attributes of Aristolochia indica L. (Piperales: Aristolochiaceae) as effected by different spacing and fertilizer treatments in the North-East India 942 KB
Rumi Kotoky, Anulekha Rabha and P. B. Kanjilal


The role of the type of substrate, particle size, and coagulations analytical method on microbial rennet synthesis by Mucor miehei Cooney & R. Emers., 1964 (Fungi: Zygomycota) via solid-state fermentation

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Bruna Fuga Araújo, Eliézer Lucas Pires Ramos, Jonas Contiero, Gabriela Lícia Santos Ferreira and Guilherme Garcia da Silveira


Bioremediation of textile dye solutions, textile dye mixtures and textile effluents by laccase from Aureobasidium pullulans (de Bary) G. Arnaud (1918) (Fungi: Ascomycota)

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Adedeji Nelson Ademakinwa and Femi Kayode Agboola


Morphological characterization of fruits and seeds of Jatropha mollissima (Pohl) Baill.

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Jéssica Oliveira Lima, Jeison Barros Rios, Maria Teresa Salles Trevisan and Maria Izabel Gallão


Asymbiotic seed germination and mass multiplication of Taprobanea spathulata (L.) Christenson (Asparagales: Orchidaceae): a medicinally important epiphytic orchid

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Natarajan Parimala Devi, Balamohan Lisipriya and Narmatha Bai


Identification and phylogenetic inference in different Mollusca nudibranch species via mitochondrial 16S rDNA

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Ali Alqudah, Shahbudin Bin Saad, Noor Faizul Hadry and Deny Susanti


Air pollution impact on micromorphological and biochemical response of Tabernaemontana divaricata L. (Gentianales: Apocynaceae) and Hamelia patens Jacq. (Gentianales: Rubiaceae) 114 KB
L. Amulya, N. K. Hemanth Kumar and Shobha Jagannath


Effect of food plant sterilization on growth and nutritional value of adult variegated grasshopper Zonocerus variegatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Orthoptera: Pyrgomorphidae)

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K. O. Ademolu, A. B. Idowu, O. A. Olabode, O. Olalonye, A. B. Adelabu and O. Atayese


Ecological niche models, fossil record and the multi-temporal calibration for Panthera onca (Linnaeus, 1758) (Mammalia: Felidae)

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Ana Karolina Mendes Moreno and Matheus Souza Lima-Ribeiro


A report on salinity-governance of auxospore size in euryhaline diatoms of a well mixed estuary on North-Eastern Coastal Bay of Bengal

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Abhishek Mukherjee, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Subhajit Das, Rupam Mondal, Sucheta Basu, Sandeep Thakur, and Tarun Kumar De


Distribution of credit, flow of fish and sharing system on marketing channel in eight fish landing centers in the southeast part of the Bay of Bengal at Chittagong, Bangladesh

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Bikram Jit Roy, Nripendra Kumar Singha, A. H. M. Hasan Ali and Md. Gaziur Rhaman


Status and recorded of sharks and rays in the Bay of Bengal of Bangladesh Region

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Bikram Jit Roy, Nripendra Kumar Singha, Md. Gaziur Rhaman and A. H. M. Hasan Ali


Ecosystem services valuation of the forests of Arunachal Pradesh State of India

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Shashi Kumar and Pradeep Chaudhry


Short communication

Mollusc aquaculture and malacological research in Santa Catarina State (Central Southern Brazil Region): a brief synthetic critical review

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A. Ignacio Agudo-Padrón


Occurrence of Corbicula fluminea (Müller, 1774) and Corbicula largillierti (Philippi, 1844) (Bivalve: Corbiculidae) in Municipality of Ingá (State of Paraíba, Northeast Brazil)

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Antônio Cláudio C. Almeida, Marilia Carolina Pereira da Paz and Ronilson José da Paz



Corrigendum to 'Seroprevalence of hepatitis A among individuals with chronic hepatitis B infection in Isfahan Province, Iran' [Braz. J. Biol. Sci. (2015), vol. 2, n. 3, p. 17-21]

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Parisa Shoaei, Somayeh Najafi, Laleh Zeid Abadi Nejad, Behrooz Ataei, Majid Yaran, Zary Nokhodian and Bahareh Vakili 387-387


Referees for Volumes 1 and 2 of the Brazilian Journal of Biological Sciences, 2014-2015

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