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Antifungal Activity of Decyl Gallate against Several Species of Pathogenic Fungi
(Evidence-based Complementary And Alternative Medicine, 2014-01-01) [Artigo]
This work aims to demonstrate that the gallic acid structure modification to the decyl gallate (G14) compound contributed to increase the antifungal activity against several species of pathogenic fungi, mainly, Candida ...
Surface-expressed enolase contributes to the adhesion of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis to host cells
(FEMS Yeast Research, 2012-08-01) [Artigo]
Paracoccidioidomycosis is a systemic mycosis caused by the dimorphic fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. Understanding the interactions between P.similar to brasiliensis and the host tissue depends on the study of the ...
Chemical and antifungal investigations of six Lippia species (Verbenaceae) from Brazil
(Food Chemistry, 2012-12-01) [Artigo]
The Lippia genus is used in ethnobotany as food, beverages, seasoning and antiseptic remedies, among others. The chemical compositions of fifteen extracts of six Lippia species were investigated comparatively by HPLC-PDA. ...
Antifungal Activity of Maytenin and Pristimerin
(Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2012-01-01) [Artigo]
Fungal infections in humans have increased alarmingly in recent years, particularly in immunocompromised individuals. Among the infections systemic candidiasis, aspergillosis, cryptococcosis, paracoccidioidomycosis, and ...
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; ...
Influence of the Paracoccidioides brasiliensis 14-3-3 and gp43 proteins on the induction of apoptosis in A549 epithelial cells
(Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2015-06-01) [Artigo]
The fungal strain Paracoccidioides brasiliensis remains viable inside of epithelial cells and can induce apoptosis in this population. However, until now, the molecules that participate in this process remained unknown. ...