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Prevalência e fatores de risco da mordida aberta anterior na dentadura decídua completa em pré-escolares na cidade de Natal/RN
Sousa, Raniere Luiz dos Santos;Lima, Rejane Bezerra de;Florêncio Filho, Cícero;Lima, Kênio Costa de;Diógenes, Alexandre Magno de Negreiros;
Revista Dental Press de Ortodontia e Ortopedia Facial , 2007, DOI: 10.1590/S1415-54192007000200017
Abstract: aim: the aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of the anterior open bite in the complete deciduous dentition of pre-scholars children who live in the city of natal/rn, and the association of this malocclusion to possible risk factors. methods: a transverse study was performed. three hundred sixty six individuals, 5 years-old, with complete deciduous dentition were examined. anterior open bite, the dependent variable, was classified into present or absent. a number of independent variables were collected through a closed and structured questionary. these were classified into socio-economic-demographic and extrinsic factors. the extrinsic factors were breast-feeding type, time of exclusive maternal breast-feeding, time of artificial breast-feeding, presence of habit and habit duration. the determination of presence of open bite and the facial pattern (extrinsic factor) was done through clinical exams. the association between the anterior open bite and the independent variables was analysed through chi-square tests with a significance value of 5%. results and conclusions: significant association was found between the economic class, family income and the presence of habits. the prevalence of the anterior open bite was 20.6%.
Avalia??o cefalométrica dos resultados do aparelho de protra??o mandibular (APM) associado ao aparelho fixo em rela??o às estruturas dentoalveolares e tegumentares em pacientes portadores de má oclus?o de Classe II, 1a divis?o
Diógenes, Alexandre Magno de Negreiros;Matoso, Rildo Medeiros;Araújo, Emmanuelle Medeiros de;Lima, Kenio Costa;Sousa, Raniere Luiz dos Santos;
Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics , 2011, DOI: 10.1590/S2176-94512011000600010
Abstract: objective: to perform a cephalometric evaluation of dentoalveolar and soft tissue changes in brazilian youths with class ii, division 1 malocclusion, treated with a mandibular protraction appliance (mpa) combined with fixed corrective orthodontics. methods: the sample consisted of 28 patients (16 females and 12 males) with a mean age of 13.06 years, treated for a mean period of 14.43 months. the changes were measured on 56 specific cephalometric analysis obtained from lateral cephalograms taken before and after treatment by two calibrated examiners in order to identify soft tissue and dentoalveolar changes using linear and angular cephalometric measures. the independent variables sex, age, facial pattern, mpa model, archwire, technique and treatment time were registered and analyzed using linear and angular cephalometric measures. treatment responses were analyzed and compared by the wilcoxon signed ranks and mann-whitney tests at a significance level of 5%. results: the results showed dentoalveolar changes of great magnitude, which caused positive changes in soft tissue. it was also noted that the variables age, mpa model and technique influenced the treatment. conclusions: mpa proved to be an effective alternative in the treatment of class ii, division 1 malocclusion, inducing dentoalveolar and soft tissue changes with satisfactory clinical results.
Chemical Composition of the Cashew Apple Bagasse and Potential Use for Ethanol Production  [PDF]
Flávia Cristina dos Santos Lima, Flávio Luiz Honorato da Silva, Josivanda Palmeira Gomes, José Mariano da Silva Neto
Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science (ACES) , 2012, DOI: 10.4236/aces.2012.24064
Abstract: On the world scene, the energy requirements are mainly based on fossil fuels, however, these compounds reserves are finite and their exploitation has caused serious environmental problems. As a consequence, the demand for alternative renewable sources has been intensified in substitution the rising demand for energy and raw materials. The biomass is emerging as one of the few sources that have potential to meet these challenges of sustainability, as is currently the largest energy resource in the world, and only carbon-rich material available on the planet, apart from fossils. Form, the cashew crop has great potential for technological development of alternative sources of energy, from its industrial waste processing cashew adding value to the product. In this sense, this paper aims to study the characterization of the cashew apple bagasse and to verify (by acid prehydrolysis) the potential of this material for ethanol production. Initially it was carried out physicochemical characterization of cashew bagasse used (pH, moisture content, soluble solids, sugars, cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin). Following it was carried prehydrolysis at 105℃ for 1h to obtain fermentable sugars. Analyses of the samples were carried out on HPLC the results showed the saccharification of biomass with glucose (1537.49 mg/L), xylose (3823.22 mg/L) and arabinose (7131.11 mg/L) as well as the capacity of the biomass for ethanol production.
Níveis de radioatividade natural decorrente do rad?nio no complexo rochoso da Serra de S?o Vicente, SP
Marques, Adilson Lima;Geraldo, Luiz Paulo;Santos, Wlademir dos;
Radiologia Brasileira , 2006, DOI: 10.1590/S0100-39842006000300012
Abstract: objective: the objective of this study was to perform a passive and time-integrated radon monitoring in several soil and water samples and indoor environments of the s?o vicente, sp, rock massif with the purpose of evaluating the presence and distribution of that radioactive gas in this region. materials and methods: the technique employed consisted of exposing makrofol e-type polycarbonate plastic detectors (ssntd), using the closed cup method, to radon emanated from ground water samples and to the gas accumulated inside indoor environments (dwellings) and inside rock cavities existing in the s?o vicente rock massif. results: the radon concentration values obtained ranged from 8.1 to 36 bq/l in natural ground waters; between 68 and 610 bq/m3 in dwellings; from 0.41 to 3.46 kbq/m3 in soils and from 0.72 to 5.85 kbq/m3 inside rock cavities of the s?o vicente rock massif. conclusion: in some dwellings and in most of ground water samples, the radon concentration values found in this study have exceeded the maximum levels proposed by international agencies. thus, intervention actions are recommended for radon dissipation in dwellings and during consumption water collection.
Electron-Domain Wall Interaction with a Ferromagnetic Spherical Domain Wall  [PDF]
Leonardo dos Santos Lima
Journal of Modern Physics (JMP) , 2016, DOI: 10.4236/jmp.2016.713148
Abstract: The interaction between an electron with a three-dimensional domain wall was investigated using the Born’s expansion of the S scattering matrix. We obtain an influence of the scattering of the electron with the ferromagnetic domain wall in the spin wave function of the electron with the aim to generate the knowledge about the state of the electron spin after the scattering. It relates to the recent problem of generation of the spin polarized electric current. We also obtain the contribution of the electron-wall domain interaction on the electric conductivity \"\", through the wall domain, where we have obtained a peak of resonance in the conductivity for one value of \"\" .
Population Dynamics Modeling of Arapaima gigas
Coutinho, Eliane dos Santos de Souza;Bevilacqua, Luiz;Queiroz, Helder Lima de;
Acta Amazonica , 2010, DOI: 10.1590/S0044-59672010000200012
Abstract: pirarucu (arapaima gigas) has been of the most important natural fishing resources of the amazon region. due to its economic importance, and the necessity to preserve the species hand, field research concerning the habits and behavior of the pirarucu has been increasing for the last 20 years. the aim of this paper is to present a mathematical model for the pirarucu population dynamics considering the species peculiarities, particularly the male parental care over the offspring. the solution of the dynamical systems indicates three possible equilibrium points for the population. the first corresponds to extinction; the third corresponds to a stable population close to the environmental carrying capacity. the second corresponds to an unstable equilibrium located between extinction and full use of the carrying capacity. it is shown that lack of males’ parental care closes the gap between the point corresponding to the unstable equilibrium and the point of stable non-trivial equilibrium. if guarding failure reaches a critical point the two points coincide and the population tends irreversibly to extinction. if some event tends to destabilize the population equilibrium, as for instance inadequate parental care, the model responds in such a way as to restore the trajectory towards the stable equilibrium point avoiding the route to extinction. the parameters introduced to solve the system of equations are partially derived from limited but reliable field data collected at the mamirauá sustainable development reserve (msdr) in the brazilian amazonian region.
Medidas dos níveis de rad?nio em diferentes tipos de ambientes internos na regi?o da Baixada Santista, SP
Geraldo, Luiz Paulo;Santos, Wlademir dos;Marques, Adilson Lima;Botari, Alexandre;
Radiologia Brasileira , 2005, DOI: 10.1590/S0100-39842005000400010
Abstract: objective: exposure to high levels of radioactive radon gas can cause lung cancer, therefore, it is important to measure the concentration levels of this gas in indoor environments in order to provide radiological protection for the general population. in this study, passive and time-integrated radon monitoring was performed in different types of indoor environments in baixada santista, s?o paulo, brazil including tunnels, fertilizer shops, shopping malls, ceramics shops and houses to evaluate the actual radon levels in these locations. materials and methods: radon concentration measurements were performed using the alpha particle track registration technique in plastic foils of makrofol e, employing the closed cup method. results: concentration levels of radon measured in the indoor environments studied ranged from 17 to 263 bq/m3, which is in accordance with the values reported in the literature by other authors for similar environments. conclusion: in general, the results obtained were below the maximum limits recommended by the international commission on radiological protection (icrp) and thus, intervention actions for the these locations were not necessary.
Gamaespectrometria aplicada em solo agrícola no noroeste do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Santos, Andréa Cristina Lima dos;Menezes, Paulo de Tarso Luiz;Nascimento, Carlos Tadeu Carvalho do;
Revista Brasileira de Geofísica , 2008, DOI: 10.1590/S0102-261X2008000200006
Abstract: the present work presents the use of gamma-ray spectrometry applied to precision agriculture in a sub-tropical area. our dataset comprises measurements both in rock and residual soil. the soil dataset shows a reduction of 20% on u and th and 10% on k, when compared to rock samples. this difference could be related to k supplementation associated to chemical fertilization.
Programas de pós-gradua o Stricto Sensu em contabilidade: sua contribui o na forma o de professores e pesquisadores = Graduate programs in Stricto Sensu accounting: its contribution to teachers and researchers development
André Luiz Comunelo,Márcia Maria dos Santos Bortolocci Espejo,Simone Bernardes Voese,Emanoel Marcos Lima
Enfoque : Reflex?o Contábil , 2012,
Abstract: Os estudos sobre a forma o de professores e pesquisadores em Contabilidade importam no processo de desenvolvimento do ensino. Com o aumento da demanda destes profissionais e da oferta de cursos de gradua es, o docente e o pesquisador devem estar preparados para enfrentar novos desafios. Nesse sentido, o presente estudo foi desenvolvido com objetivo de verificar a contribui o dos Programas de Pós-Gradua o Stricto Sensu em Contabilidade em nível de mestrado quanto à forma o de professores e pesquisadores. A pesquisa foi desenvolvida sob as formas qualitativa e quantitativa, utilizando-se de dados secundários e de análise de conteúdo para atingir o objetivo proposto. A análise de dados pautou-se em 6 PPGs, contemplando 115 mestres em Contabilidade que concluíram o curso no ano de 2004. Foram analisadas as suas publica es e atua o profissional nos cinco anos subsequentes, ou seja, até 2009. Os resultados apontam que os PPGs no período em estudo estavam voltados basicamente para a forma o de professores, pois 104 mestres atuam na docência. Ainda, demonstrou que o destino destes professores eram as institui es de ensino superior privadas e para o curso de Ciências Contábeis. No processo de forma o pedagógica, todos os programas possuíam a disciplina de Metodologia do Ensino Superior, sendo alguns de forma obrigatória e outros, optativa. No entanto, os dados da pesquisa mostraram que no período estudado, os programas n o contribuíram significativamente para a forma o de pesquisadores, pois estes estavam centrados na forma o de docentes, evidenciada pela baixa publica o dos egressos dos programas e pela concentra o em determinados egressos. Studies on the training of teachers and researchers in accounting matter in the process of development of education. With the increasing demand of these professionals and the supply of graduate courses, the teacher and the researcher must be prepared to face new challenges. In this sense, the present study was developed in order to verify the contribution of post-graduate studies in Accounting at Masters level and the training of teachers and researchers. The research was developed under the qualitative and quantitative ways, using secondary data and content analysis to reach that goal. Data analysis was based on 6 PPGS contemplating Masters in Accounting 115 who completed the course in 2004. We examined their publications and professional activities in the subsequent five years, ie until 2009. The results indicate that PPGS in the study period were directed primarily to the training of teachers, for 104 teache
Avalia??o dos efeitos da radia??o gama nos teores de carotenóides, ácido ascórbico e a?úcares do futo buriti do brejo (Mauritia flexuosa L.)
Lima, Antonio Luís dos Santos;Lima, Keila dos Santos Cople;Coelho, Maysa Joppert;Silva, Jaqueline Michele;Godoy, Ronoel Luiz de Oliveira;Pacheco, Sidney;
Acta Amazonica , 2009, DOI: 10.1590/S0044-59672009000300020
Abstract: buriti (mauritia flexuosa l.), a typical fruit from the northeast and center-west amazon of brazil, is used in many regional dishes. it is considered an excellent source of carotenoids that are a vitamin precursors, showing a majority of β-carotene. it also presents ascorbic acid and sugar contents. many studies have indicated that the lack of a vitamin is the main cause of night blindness and xerophthalmia. also, ascorbic acid deficiency may cause scorbutic disease. the use of food irradiation is growing and represents an economic benefit to agriculture through the reduction of post-harvesting losses while maintaining food nutritional quality. in this study, buriti in natura was treated with gamma irradiation with doses of 0.5 kgy and 1.0 kgy. the objective was to evaluate the irradiation effects on total carotenoids, ascorbic acid and sugars concentrations of buriti. the fruit was evaluated through the total carotenoids analysis, by spectrophotometry, and the carotenoids (α and β-carotene and lutein), ascorbic acid and sugars were determined by high performance liquid chromatography (hplc). the results showed that buriti is an excellent source of total carotenoids (44600 μg/100g). the irradiation of buriti with the dose of 0.5 kgy did not significantly change carotenoids and sugars contents. however, there was a reduction of ascorbic acid concentration with an increase of the dose, which may have been caused by irradiation or by intrinsic and extrinsic factors that alter ascorbic acid stability in food, converting ascorbic to dehydroascorbic acid, while keeping the c vitamin active form.
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