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Isolation and partial characterization of a biosurfactant mixture produced by Sphingobacterium sp. isolated from soil.
Strain 6.2S, isolated from soil and identified as a Sphingobacterium sp., is the first strain in this genus to be reported as a biosurfactant producer, being able to reduce the surface tension of itsExpand
Amino Acids as Raw Material for Biocompatible Surfactants
Surfactants are chemical products consumed in large quantities every day on a worldwide scale. The development of less irritant, less toxic, consumer-friendly surfactants is, therefore, of generalExpand
Gemini surfactants from natural amino acids.
In this review, we report the most important contributions in the structure, synthesis, physicochemical (surface adsorption, aggregation and phase behaviour) and biological properties (toxicity,Expand
Effect of quercetin and resveratrol co-incorporated in liposomes against inflammatory/oxidative response associated with skin cancer.
The present investigation reports the development of liposomes for the co-delivery of naturally occurring polyphenols, namely quercetin and resveratrol. Small, spherical, uni/bilamellar vesicles wereExpand
Supramolecular Properties of the Proline-Rich γ-Zein N-Terminal Domain
Zeins are maize storages proteins that accumulate inside large vesicles called protein bodies. gamma-Zein lines the inner face of the protein body membrane, and its N-terminal proline-rich repetitiveExpand
Effect of the electrostatic charge on the mechanism inducing liposome solubilization: a kinetic study by synchrotron radiation SAXS.
The anionic surfactant sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) was used to induce the initial steps of the solubilization of liposomes. The structural transformations as well as the kinetics associated withExpand
Cationic surfactants from lysine: synthesis, micellization and biological evaluation.
Biocompatible cationic surfactants from the amino acid lysine (hydrochloride salts of N(epsilon)-lauroyl lysine methyl ester, N(epsilon)-myristoyl lysine methyl ester and N(epsilon)-palmitoyl lysineExpand
Study and formation of vesicle systems with low polydispersity index by ultrasound method.
The formation of liposomes with low polydispersity index by application of ultrasounds was investigated considering methodology specifications such as sonication time and sonication power.Expand
Application of bicellar systems on skin: diffusion and molecular organization effects.
The effect of bicelles formed by dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine (DPPC)/dihexanoylphosphatidylcholine (DHPC) on stratum corneum (SC) lipids was studied by attenuated total reflectance-FourierExpand