Jessica Bolaños

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Given that Lactobacillus has been reported to be the causative pathogen in many types of infection despite debate regarding the organism’s clinical significance, a literature review was conducted to investigate the treatments and outcomes of Lactobacillus infections reported to date. In this article, the characteristics of over 200 reported cases of(More)
Fungi occupy an important ecological niche in the marine environment, and marine fungi possess an immense biotechnological potential. This study documents the fungal diversity associated with 39 species of sponges and determines their potential to produce secondary metabolites capable of interacting with mammalian G-protein-coupled receptors involved in(More)
Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy and the newly synthesized Alexa532-ET1 were used to study the dynamics of the endothelin ET(A) receptor-ligand complex alone and under the influence of a semisynthetic selective antagonist and a fungal extract on living A10 cells. Dose-dependent increase of inositol phosphate production was seen for Alexa532-ET1, and(More)
1Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy, Drug Discovery Center, Institute for Scientific Research and High Technology Services, P.O. Box 0843-01103, Panama, Panama 2Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, P.O. Box 0843-03092, Panama, Panama 3 Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University,(More)
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