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C12H12N2O3 A crystalline compound, 5-ethyl-5-phenylbarbituric acid, with a slightly bitter taste, melting at 174-178°C; soluble in water, alcohol, chloroform, and ether; used in medicine as a long-acting sedative, anticonvulsant, and hypnotic.
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(trade name, Luminal), a medicinal preparation of the barbiturate group. Taken in powder or tablet form, phenobarbital is a long-acting soporific and is used in the treatment of such conditions as epilepsy and vascular spasms. Phenobarbital may be combined, in tablet form, with various other substances, including analgesic and spasmolytic preparations (for example, Andipal, Camphodal, or Paluphin).

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Desde modo, sao apontados em pesquisas nacionais (GARDENAL et al., 2002; Oliveira; SPIRI, 2011) alguns desafios para a pratica em obstetricia como: falta de materiais hospitalares adequados para a assistencia, a estrutura fisica, o relacionamento interpessoal e a falta da educacao permanente.
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However, molecular differentiation and variability within and between these clades is relatively scarce in mtDNA D-loop region (Martinez et al., 2010b)--similar to others phyllotine species in mtDNA cytochrome b (Catanesi et al., 2002; Ferro and Martinez, 2009)--and high in levels of allozymic variation and differentiation of some populations (Theiler and Gardenal, 1994; Theiler et al., 1999a).
Director: Cristina Noemi Gardenal. Miembros del Tribunal: Jaime Polop, Viviana Confalonieri y Dario Demarchi.