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  • Luciana Borges e Silva, S S Santos, +8 authors José Xavier-Filho
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Brazilian journal of medical and biological…
  • 2002 (First Publication: 1 March 2002)
  • We report the detection of insulin-like antigens in a large range of species utilizing a modified ELISA plate assay and Western blotting. We tested the leaves or aerial parts of species of RhodophytaExpand
  • Thiago Motta Venâncio, Antônia Elenir Amâncio Oliveira, Luciana Borges e Silva, Olga Lima Tavares Machado, K V S Fernandes, José Xavier-Filho
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Brazilian journal of medical and biological…
  • 2003 (First Publication: 1 September 2003)
  • Since the discovery of bovine insulin in plants, much effort has been devoted to the characterization of these proteins and elucidation of their functions. We report here the isolation of a proteinExpand
  • Valdirene M Gomes, Antônia Elenir Amâncio Oliveira, José Xavier-Filho
  • Biology
  • 1996 (First Publication: 1 September 1996)
  • A chitinase (22 000 Da) and a β-1,3-glucanase (26000 Da) were isolated from cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) seeds and shown to deter development, in an in vitro assay, of the phytopathogenic fungiExpand
  • Daniel Bellieny-Rabelo, Antônia Elenir Amâncio Oliveira, Thiago Motta Venancio
  • Biology, Medicine
  • PloS one
  • 2013 (First Publication: 4 February 2013)
  • F-box proteins constitute a large gene family that regulates processes from hormone signaling to stress response. F-box proteins are the substrate recognition modules of SCF E3 ubiquitin ligases.Expand
  • Clarissa Karla Rodrigues Azevedo, Fábio M. Maciel, +6 authors José Xavier-Filho
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Brazilian journal of medical and biological…
  • 2006 (First Publication: 1 November 2006)
  • Evidence based on immunological cross-reactivity and anti-diabetic properties has suggested the presence of insulin-like peptides in plants. The objective of the present study was to investigate theExpand
    The seeds of the Jack bean, Canavalia ensiformis (L) DC are known to contain several toxic substances that prevent their utilisation as food for humans and animals. The lectin concanavalin A and theExpand
  • Amanda Jardim De Souza, Patrícia Oliveira dos Santos, +8 authors Antônia Elenir Amâncio Oliveira
  • Biology
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 June 2011)
  • Abstract The seed coat is the first host or non-host tissue contacted by bruchids, suggesting its participation in the evolutionary adaptation of bruchids to favor legume seeds. In the present work,Expand
  • Rosangela Aparecida Moraes, Maurício Pereira Sales, +5 authors José Xavier-Filho
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Brazilian journal of medical and biological…
  • 2000 (First Publication: 1 February 2000)
  • The presence of phaseolin (a vicilin-like 7S storage globulin) peptides in the seed coat of the legume Phaseolus lunatus L. (lima bean) was demonstrated by N-terminal amino acid sequencing. UtilizingExpand
  • Gabriela C Vieira Bard, Viviane Veiga do Nascimento, +6 authors Valdirene M Gomes
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Biopolymers
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 July 2014)
  • The objective of this study was to isolate antimicrobial peptides from Capsicum baccatum seeds and evaluate their antimicrobial activity and inhibitory effects against α-amylase. Initially, proteinsExpand
  • Viviane Veiga do Nascimento, Helena Carla Rangel Castro, +4 authors Olga Lima Tavares Machado
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of agricultural and food chemistry
  • 2011 (First Publication: 5 April 2011)
  • The major Ricinus communis allergens are the 2S albumins, Ric c 1 and Ric c 3. These proteins contain a trypsin/α-amylase inhibitor family domain, suggesting that they have a role in insectExpand