Daniel Quinones

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Synapses can be considered chemical machines, which are optimized for fast and repeated exocytosis of neurotransmitters from presynaptic nerve terminals and the reliable electrical or chemical transduction of neurotransmitter binding to the appropriate receptors in the postsynaptic membrane. Therefore, synapses share a common repertoire of proteins like,(More)
As a first national surveillance of Acinetobacter in Cuba, a total of 500 Acinetobacter spp. isolates recovered from 30 hospitals between 2010 and 2012 were studied. Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex accounted for 96.4% of all the Acinetobacter isolates, while other species were detected at low frequency (A. junii 1.6%, A. lwoffii 1%, A.(More)
The emergence of Klebsiella pneumoniae producing carbapenemase (KPC) has now become a global concern. As a part of a nationwide multicentre surveillance study in Cuba, three K. pneumoniae clinical isolates resistant to carbapenems were detected for a 1-month period (September to October 2011). PCR and sequence analysis revealed that the three strains(More)
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