Fabrícia P. Faria

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BACKGROUND Paracoccidioides brasiliensis is a human pathogen with a broad distribution in Latin America. The fungus is thermally dimorphic with two distinct forms corresponding to completely different lifestyles. Upon elevation of the temperature to that of the mammalian body, the fungus adopts a yeast-like form that is exclusively associated with its(More)
Osteosarcoma, a highly malignant disease, is the most common primary bone tumor and is frequently found in children and adolescents. In order to isolate antibodies against osteosarcoma antigens, a combinatorial osteosarcoma Fab library displayed on the surface of phages was used. After three rounds of selection on the surface of tumor cells, several(More)
Background The international energetic system strongly depends on fossil fuels, which causes negative effects in the environment , such as the global warming. Biofuels appear as an environmental and economic alternative for the energetic industry because of their potential source of renewable energy. Several studies are based on sugar-cane culture and its(More)
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