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Título: Decavanadate: a journey in a search of a role
Autor: Aureliano, M.
Palavras-chave: Decavanadate
Metals in biology
Data: 2009
Editora: The Royal Society of Chemistry
Resumo: Currently, efforts have been directed towards using decavanadate as a tool for the understanding of several biochemical processes such as muscle contraction, calcium homeostasis, in vivo changes of oxidative stress markers, mitochondrial oxygen consumption, mitochondrial membrane depolarization, actin polymerization and glucose uptake, among others. In addition, studies have been conducted in order to make vanadium available and safe for clinical use, for instance with decavanadate compounds that present interesting pharmacological properties, eventually useful for the treatment of diabetes. Here, recent contributions of decavanadate to the effects of vanadium in biological systems, not only in vitro, but also in vivo, are analysed.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.1/1304
ISSN: 1477-9226
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