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The draft genome sequence of cork oak
Cork oak (Quercus suber) is native to southwest Europe and northwest Africa where it plays a crucial environmental and economical role. To tackle the cork oak production and industrial challenges,Expand
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Western European Wild and Landraces Hazelnuts Evaluated by SSR Markers
Hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.), a member of the family Betulaceae and the order Fagales, is native to Europe, Turkey, and the Caucasus. It has been cultivated for more than 5000 years. The majorityExpand
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Self-assembly Stability Compromises the Efficacy of Tryptophan-Containing Designed Anti-measles Virus Peptides
The resurgence of several infectious diseases, like measles, has driven the search for new chemotherapeutics to prevent and treat viral infections. Self-assembling antiviral peptides are a promisingExpand
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Searching for nitrile hydratase using the Consensus‐Degenerate Hybrid Oligonucleotide Primers strategy
Consensus‐Degenerate Oligonucleotide Hybrid Primers (CODEHOP) were designed by using the WWW‐implemented strategy, based on multiple alignments of nitrile hydratase (NHase) α subunit, available fromExpand
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Structural determinants conferring unusual long life in human serum to rattlesnake‐derived antimicrobial peptide Ctn[15‐34]
Ctn[15‐34], a downsized version of the snake venom cathelicidin‐like peptide crotalicidin (Ctn), shows an unusually high lifespan (t1/2, approximately 12 h) in human serum, which significantly addsExpand
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Chloroplast SSR genetic diversity indicates a refuge for Corylus avellana in northern Portugal
The genus Corylus, a member of the birch family Betulaceae, includes several species that are widely distributed throughout temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The development ofExpand
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Structure-Stability-Function Mechanistic Links in the Anti-Measles Virus Action of Tocopherol-Derivatized Peptide Nanoparticles.
Measles remains one of the leading causes of child mortality worldwide and is re-emerging in some countries due to poor vaccine coverage, concomitant with importation of measles virus (MV) fromExpand
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Estudo dos mecanismos de resistência ao crómio em Rhizobium sp
A poluicao ambiental por metais pesados exerce uma pressao selectiva sobre os seres vivos que nele habitam, de tal forma que estes sao forcados a desenvolver respostas adaptativas ao meio que osExpand