Yessica Yadira Llamas-González

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Mycobacterial species have practically evolved along humankind, sometimes provoking serious diseases. Among them, tuberculosis (TB), produced by M. tuberculosiscomplex bacteria, is historically the single most devastating infectious agent. Like many other microorganisms, M. tuberculosis resistant to antibiotics have risen as a consequence of selective(More)
Mammalian infectious diseases are widespread, and some are becoming difficult to control due to inappropriate use of antibiotics. This has contributed to incidence of bacterial strains with resistance to commonly used antibiotics. Thus, effective alternative antibiotics are essential for treatment of infectious diseases. Antimicrobial peptides are viable(More)
Tuberculosis causes close to 1.5 million deaths in the world, with new cases exceeding 9 million in recent years. Coinfection with HIV further worsens the global situation. New molecules that overcome the limitations of currently used drugs are needed. We aimed to determine whether HHC-10 is active against the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex bacteria(More)
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