Edson Roberto da Silva


Country: Brazil


  1. Maquiaveli C, da Silva E, Rosa L, Francescato H, Lucon Júnior J, Silva C, et al. Cecropia pachystachya extract attenuated the renal lesion in 5/6 nephrectomized rats by reducing inflammation and renal arginase activity. J Ethnopharmacol. 2014;158 Pt A:49-57 pubmed publisher
    ..pachystachya reduced the inflammation and improved renal function. This study presents the potential use of Cecropia pachystachya in the treatment of chronic renal diseases. ..
  2. da Silva E, Maquiaveli C, Magalhães P. The leishmanicidal flavonols quercetin and quercitrin target Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis arginase. Exp Parasitol. 2012;130:183-8 pubmed publisher
    ..These results help to elucidate the mechanism of action of leishmanicidal flavonols and offer new perspectives for drug design against Leishmania infection based on interactions between arginase and flavones. ..
  3. Maquiaveli C, Oliveira E Sá A, Vieira P, da Silva E. Stachytarpheta cayennensis extract inhibits promastigote and amastigote growth in Leishmania amazonensis via parasite arginase inhibition. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016;192:108-113 pubmed publisher
    ..Leishmanicidal effects of the S. cayennensis BUF fraction on L. (L.) amazonensis are associated with selective parasite arginase inhibition. ..