María del Carmen Diéguez

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In this paper we report the relationship between carotenoids and ergosterol and cell UV-B resistance in different strains of the yeast Rhodotorula mucilaginosa. Cell survival was studied using a set(More)
The deep, ultraoligotrophic piedmont lakes of Northern Patagonia (Argentina) are located in pristine and barely impacted areas, along a wide latitudinal range. Several studies have reported moderate(More)
In this paper we present the results of research on the occurrence, induction and role of photoprotective compounds (PPCs) present in native aquatic yeasts from freshwater Patagonian ecosystems. We(More)
Mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) are ubiquitous photoprotective compounds in aquatic environments. MAAs are synthesized by a wide variety of organisms (i.e. bacteria, fungi and algae) and their(More)