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Searching new antifungals: The use of in vitro and in vivo methods for evaluation of natural compounds
(Journal of Microbiological Methods, 2016-04-01) [Resenha]
In the last decades, the increased number of immunocompromised patients has led to the emergence of many forms of fungal infections. Furthermore, there are a restricted arsenal of antifungals available and an increase in ...
The multifaceted roles of metabolic enzymes in the Paracoccidioides species complex
(Frontiers In Microbiology, 2014-12-19) [Resenha]
Paracoccidioides species are dimorphic fungi and are the etiologic agents of paracoccidioidomycosis, which is a serious disease that involves multiple organs. The many tissues colonized by this fungus suggest a variety of ...
Could histoplasma capsulatum be related to healthcare-associated infections?
(Biomed Research International, 2015-01-01) [Resenha]
Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are described in diverse settings. The main etiologic agents of HAI are bacteria (85%) and fungi (13%). Some factors increase the risk for HAI, particularly the use of medical devices; ...
Methodologies and applications of proteomics for study of yeast strains: An update
(Current Protein and Peptide Science, 2019-01-01) [Resenha]
Yeasts are one of the mostly used microorganisms as models in several studies. A wide range of applications in different processes can be attributed to their intrinsic characteristics. They are eu-karyotes and therefore ...