Carla Eiras

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UNLABELLED Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are essential for the innate immune system of eukaryotes, imparting protection against pathogens and their proliferation in host organisms. The recent(More)
This report details the development of thin films containing an antimicrobial peptide, specifically, dermaseptin 01 (GLWSTIKQKGKEAAIAAA-KAAGQAALGAL-NH2, [DRS 01]), and a natural polysaccharide, for a(More)
The cellulose is the most abundant biopolymer in the world and presents a higher chemi‐ cal variability for presence of several hydroxyl groups. These hydroxyl groups allow sur‐ face modification of(More)
We take advantage of polyelectrolyte feature exhibited by natural cashew gum (Anacardium occidentale L.) (CG), found in northeast Brazil, to employ it in the formation of electroactive nanocomposites(More)