de Melo Reis, Ricardo Augusto


Universidad o Centro de Investigación: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro-UFRJ  

Departamento, unidad o laboratorio: Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho  

Dirección postal: Lab. Neuroquimica, IBCCF, Sala C1-031, CCS, UFRJ Rio de Janeiro  

Código postal: 21949-900  

País: Brasil  

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  ramreis@biof.ufrj.br 


Linea(s) de investigación

Trophic factors and transmitters from Muller glia in the survival and signaling of peripheral and central neurons.

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Publicaciones más relevantes

Trophic activity derived from bone marrow mononuclear cells increases peripheral nerve regeneration by acting on both neuronal and glial cell populations.
Ribeiro-Resende VT, Pimentel-Coelho PM, Mesentier-Louro LA, Mendez RM, Mello-Silva JP, Cabral-da-Silva MC, de Mello FG, de Melo Reis RA, Mendez-Otero R.
Neuroscience. 2009, 159:540-9.


Müller glia factors induce survival and neuritogenesis of peripheral and central neurons.
de Melo Reis RA, Cabral-da-Silva MC, de Mello FG, Taylor JS.
Brain Res. 2008, 1205:1-11.


Müller glia as an active compartment modulating nervous activity in the vertebrate retina: neurotransmitters and trophic factors.
de Melo Reis RA, Ventura AL, Schitine CS, de Mello MC, de Mello FG.
Neurochem Res. 2008, 33:1466-74.


GABA uptake by purified avian Müller glia cells in culture.
De Sampaio Schitine C, Kubrusly RC, De Melo Reis RA, Yamasaki EN, De Mello MC, De Mello FG.
Neurotox Res. 2007, 12:145-53.


In vitro toxicity induced by methylmercury on sympathetic neurons is reverted by L-cysteine or glutathione.
de Melo Reis RA, Herculano AM, da Silva MC, dos Santos RM, do Nascimento JL.
Neurosci Res. 2007, 58:278-84.


Norepinephrine acts as D1-dopaminergic agonist in the embryonic avian retina: late expression of beta1-adrenergic receptor shifts norepinephrine specificity in the adult tissue.
Kubrusly RC, Ventura AL, de Melo Reis RA, Serra GC, Yamasaki EN, Gardino PF, de Mello MC, de Mello FG.
Neurochem Int. 2007, 50:211-8.

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