Main publications



Eliane Muniz; Aliny A.B. Lobo Ladd ; Fernando V. Lobo Ladd; Andrea A.P. da Silva; Fernanda V. Kmit; Alexandre S. Borges; Raffaella Teixeira; Lígia S.L.S. da Mota; Carla B. Belli; André L.V. de Zoppa; Luis C.L.C. da Silva; Mariana P. de Melo; Antonio A. Coppi. 3-D Technology Used to Accurately Understand Equine Ileocolonic Aganglionosis. Cells Tissues Organs, 2013.

Loesch,  A.; Dashwood,  M. R.; Coppi, a.a. Immunoreactive Endothelin-1 and Endothelin A Receptor in Basilar Artery Perivascular Nerves of Young and Adult Capybaras. Cells Tissues Organs, 2013.


Azpurua J, Yang JN, Van Meter M, Liu Z, Kim J, Ladd AL, Coppi AA, Gorbunova V, Seluanov A. IGF1R levels in the brain negatively correlate with longevity in 16 rodent species. Aging (Albany NY), v. 5, n.4, p. 304-314, 2013.


Edlaine Linares, Luciana V. Seixas, Janaina N. dos Prazeres, Fernando V. L. Ladd, Aliny A. B. L. Ladd, Antonio A. Coppi, Ohara Augusto. Tempol Moderately Extends Survival in a hSOD1G93A ALS Rat Model by Inhibiting Neuronal Cell Loss, Oxidative Damage and Levels of Non-Native hSOD1G93A Forms. Plos One, v. 8, n. 2, 2013.


Ladd AA, Ladd FV, da Silva AA, Oliveira MF, de Souza RR, Coppi AA. SCG postnatal remodelling – hypertrophy and neuron number stability – in Spix’s Yellow-toothed Cavies (Galea spixii). International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 2012.




Jordão MT, Ladd FVL,  Coppi AA, Chopard RP, Michelini LC. Exercise Training Restores Hypertension-Induced Changes in the Elastic Tissue of the Thoracic Aorta, Journal of Vascular Research, v. 48, p. 513–524, 2011.





COPPI AA, LOESCH A. Stereological estimation of dendritic coverage in the capybara SCG. Current Neurobiology, n. 2, v. 2, p. 93-95, 2011.



FIORETTO ET, RAHAL SC, BORGES AS, MAYHEW TM, NYENGAARD JR, MARCONDES JS, DE CARVALHO BALIEIRO JC, TEIXEIRA CR, DE MELO MP, LOBO LADD FV, LOBO LADD AA, DE LIMA AR, DA SILVA AA, COPPI AA. Hypertrophy and neuron loss: structural changes in sheep SCG induced by unilateral sympathectomy. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 2011.



SUÁREZ R, SANTIBÁÑEZ R, PARRA D, COPPI AA, ABRAHÃO LM, SASAHARA TH, MPODOZIS J. Shared and differential traits in the accessory olfactory bulb of caviomorph rodents with particular reference to the semiaquatic capybara. Journal of Anatomy, n. 218, v. 5, p. 558-65, 2011.



LADD FV, LADD AA, RIBEIRO AA, COSTA SB, COUTINHO BP, FEITOSA GA, DE ANDRADE GM, DE CASTRO-COSTA CM, MAGALHÃES CE, CASTRO IC, OLIVEIRA BB, GUERRANT RL, LIMA AA, ORIÁ RB. Zinc and glutamine improve brain development in suckling mice subjected to early postnatal malnutrition. Nutrition, n. 26, v. 6, p. 662-70, 2010.



Loesch A, Mayhew TM, Tang H, Ladd FVL, Ladd AABL, Melo MP, Silva AAP, Coppi AA. Stereological and allometric studies on neurons and axo-dendritic synapses in the superior cervical ganglia of rats, capybaras and horses.  Cell Tissue Res, 2010.



Gama EF, Cury JCS, Coppi AA, De Souza RR. Effects of pre- and postnatal protein deprivation and postnatal refeeding on atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) granules of auricular cardiocytes. e-SPEN, the European e-Journal of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism. v. 5, p. e85-e89. 2010 (accepted for publication).



Ladd FVL, Ladd AABL, Vieira FP, Oliveira F, Brum PS, Coelho K, Dagli mlz, Costa-Pinto f, Andersen ml, Silva fr, Casarini d, Arita d, Ribeiro aac. Functional and design-based stereological assessment of the MPTP-induced heart atrophy in mice: a short communication. Poster presentations / Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 15S2, p. S29–S199, 2009.



Gomes S.P; Nyengaard J.R; Misawa R; Girotti P.A; Castelucci P; Blazquez F.H; de Melo M.P; Ribeiro A.A. Atrophy and neuron loss: Effects of a protein-deficient diet on sympathetic neurons. Journal of Neuroscience Research,  13;87, n. 16, p. 3568-3575, 2009.



Abrahão L.M; Nyengaard J.R; Sasahara T.H; Gomes S.P; Oliveira F.da R; Ladd F.V; Ladd A.A; Melo M.P; Machado M.R; Melo S.R; Ribeiro A.A. Asymmetric post-natal development of superior cervical ganglion of paca (Agouti paca). International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, v. 27, n.1, p. 37-45, 2009.



Cavalcanti R.A; da Pureza D.Y; de Melo M.P; de Souza R.R; Bergamaschi C.T; do Amaral S.L; Tang H; Loesch A; Ribeiro A.A. Low-intensity treadmill exercise-related changes in the rat stellate ganglion neurons. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 1;87, n. 6, p. 1334-1342, 2009.



MELO, Samanta Rios ; Nyengaard, JR ; OLIVEIRA, F. R. ; LADD, F. ; ABRAHAO, L. M. B. ; MACHADO, Márcia Rita Fernandes; SASAHARA, Tais Harumi de Castro ; de Melo, Mariana Pereira ; RIBEIRO, Antonio Augusto Coppi Maciel . The developing left superior cervical ganglion of pacas (Agouti paca). The Anatomical Record, v. 292, p. 132-142, 2009.



Toscano C,P; de Melo M.P; Matera J.M; Loesch A; Ribeiro A.A; The developing and restructuring superior cervical ganglion of guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus var. albina). International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, v. 27, n. 4, p. 329-336, 2009.



Seluanov A; Hine C; Bozzella M; Hall A; Sasahara T.H; Ribeiro A.A; Catania K.C; Presgraves D.C; Gorbunova V. Distinct tumor suppressor mechanisms evolve in large and long-lived rodent species. Aging Cell, v. 7, n. 6, p. 813-823, 2008.



Veras M.M; Damaceno-Rodrigues N.R; Caldini E.G; Maciel Ribeiro A.A; Mayhew T.M; Saldiva P.H; Dolhnikoff M. Particulate Urban Air Pollution Affects the Functional Morphology of Mouse Placenta. Biology of Reproduction, v. 79, n. 3, p. 578-584, 2008.



Ribeiro A.A; de Oliveira Lacerda P.M; Pereira de Melo M; de Carvalho Balieiro J.C; de Souza R.R. Placental microstructure and efficiency in cloned bovines: a design-based stereological approach. Cell and Tissue Research, n. 333, p. 105-114.



de Castro Sasahara T.H; Mayhew T.M; Rahal S.C; Fioretto E.T; Balieiro J.C; Ribeiro A.A. Partial urethral obstruction of rabbit urinary bladder. Stereological evidence that the increase in muscle content is mostly driven by changes in number, rather than size, of smooth muscle cells. Journal of Anatomy, v. 210, n. 4, p. 449-459, 2007.



Guidi W.L; Balieiro J.C; De Souza R.R; Loesch A; Ribeiro A.A. Diabetes mellitus-related morphoquantitative changes in the celiac ganglion neurons of the dog. The Veterinary Journal, v. 177, n. 1, p. 54-62, 2008.



de Lima A.R; Nyengaard J.R; Jorge A.A; Balieiro J.C; Peixoto C; Fioretto E.T; Ambrósio C.E; Miglino M.A; Zatz M; Ribeiro A.A. Muscular dystrophy-related quantitative and chemical changes in adenohypophysis GH-cells in Golden Retrievers. Growth Hormone and IGF Research, v. 17, n. 6, p. 480-491, 2007.



Fioretto E.T; de Abreu R.N; Castro M.F; Guidi W.L; Ribeiro A.A. Macro and Microstructure of the Superior Cervical Ganglion in dogs, cats and horses during maturation. Cells, Tissues, Organs, v. 186, n. 2, p. 129-140, 2007.



Ribeiro, A.A. Size and number of binucleate and mononucleate superior cervical ganglion neurons in young capybaras. Anat Embryol (Berl), v. 211, p. 607-617, 2006.



Steele C; Fioretto E.T; Sasahara T.H; Guidi W.L; de Lima A.R; Ribeiro A.A; Loesch A. On the atrophy of the internal carotid artery in capybara. Cell and Tissue Research, v. 326, n. 3, p. 737-748, 2006.



Loesch A; Gajkowska B; Daswood M. R; Fioretto E.T; Gagliardo K. M; Lima A.R; Ribeiro A.A.C.M. Endothelin-1 and endothelin receptors in the basilar artery of the capybara. Journal of Molecular Histology, v. 36, n. 1-2, p. 25-34, 2005.



Silva R.M.G; Matera J.M; Ribeiro A.A.C.M. Preservation of cadavers for surgical technique training. Veterinary surgery, v. 33, n. 6, p. 606-608, 2004.



Ribeiro A.A.C.M; Davis C; Gabella G. Estimate of size and total number of neurons in superior cervical ganglion of rat, capybara and horse. Anatomy and embryology, v. 208, n. 5, p. 367-80, 2004.



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