Fernanda Aparecida Faria

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Efforts to describe toxins from the two major families of venomous snakes (Viperidae and Elapidae) usually reveal proteins belonging to few structural types, particular of each family. Here we(More)
The neotropical tick Amblyomma cajennense is a significant pest to domestic animals, the most frequently human-biting tick in South America and the main vector of Brazilian spotted fever (caused by(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the anti-tumor activity of Amblyomin-X, a serine protease Kunitz-type inhibitor. Amblyomin-X induced tumor mass regression and decreased number of metastatic(More)
PIII snake venom metalloproteases (SVMPs) are structurally related to ADAMs (a disintegrin and metalloprotease human family of proteins). Berythractivase and Jararhagin are PIII SVMPs with 69%(More)