Tatjana Keesen de Souza Lima

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BACKGROUND Leishmaniasis is a neglected disease that affects 15 million people around the world. Many limitations are associated to the treatment as high cost and toxicity. Several classes of natural substances with proven leishmanicidal activity were reported in the literature. Phytochemsitry study of Anaxagorea dolichocarpa (Annonacea) reported the(More)
Violacein is a purple pigment from Chromobacterium violaceum that possesses diverse biological and pharmacological properties. Among these, pro-oxidant and antioxidant activities have been suggested. However, the cytotoxic mechanisms induced by violacein are poorly understood and the improvement in knowledge regarding these cell death mechanisms will be(More)
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