CURSO INTERNACIONAL DIAGNÓSTICO DE LEVADURAS EN MICOLOGÍA MÉDICA Lunes 21 al Viernes 25 de Enero de 2019

  El Curso Internacional Diagnóstico de Levaduras en Micología Médica, está orientado a todo profesional cuyo quehacer esté vinculado con la detección, aislamiento, identificación y estudio de las infecciones fúngicas, debido  a la necesidad de aumentar el recurso humano altamente capacitado en diagnóstico micológico, como consecuencia de las necesidades actuales y futuras en esta área de la microbiología. Leer másCURSO INTERNACIONAL DIAGNÓSTICO DE LEVADURAS EN MICOLOGÍA MÉDICA Lunes 21 al Viernes 25 de Enero de 2019[…]

2018 – Synthesis and Antiproliferative Activity of New Cyclodiprenyl Phenols against Select Cancer Cell Lines

Six new cyclodiprenyl phenols were synthesized by direct coupling of perillyl alcohol and the appropriate phenol. Their structures were established by IR, HRMS and mainly NMR. Three human cancer cell lines—breast (MCF-7), prostate (PC-3) and colon (HT-29)—were used in antiproliferative assays, with daunorubicin and dunnione as positive controls. Results described in the article suggest that Leer más2018 – Synthesis and Antiproliferative Activity of New Cyclodiprenyl Phenols against Select Cancer Cell Lines[…]

2018 – Autumn Royal and Ribier Grape Juice Extracts Reduced Viability and Metastatic Potential of Colon Cancer Cells

Antioxidants are known to be beneficial to health. This paper evaluates the potential chemopreventive and anticancer properties of phenolic compounds present in grape juice extracts (GJE) from Autumn Royal and Ribier varieties. The effects of these GJE on viability (SRB day assay) and metastatic potential (migration and invasion parameters) of colon cancer cell lines HT-29 Leer más2018 – Autumn Royal and Ribier Grape Juice Extracts Reduced Viability and Metastatic Potential of Colon Cancer Cells[…]

2018 – Antibacterial activity against Staphylococcus aureus of chitosan/chondroitin sulfate nanocomplex aerogels alone and enriched with erythromycin and elephant garlic (Allium ampeloprasum L. var. ampeloprasum) extract

The antibacterial activity against Staphylococcus aureus of aerogels fabricated from colloidal suspensions of chitosan/chondroitin sulfate nanocomplexes is analyzed. Upon freeze-drying the colloidal suspensions, the aerogels presented a porous structure made of microsheets and microfibers. The aerogels could, in addition, be loaded with antimicrobial agents. Loaded with the antibiotic erythromycin, the aerogels showed crystalline deposits, affecting the topography Leer más2018 – Antibacterial activity against Staphylococcus aureus of chitosan/chondroitin sulfate nanocomplex aerogels alone and enriched with erythromycin and elephant garlic (Allium ampeloprasum L. var. ampeloprasum) extract[…]

2017 – Photodynamic action of methylene blue subjected to aromatic-aromatic interactions with poly(sodium 4-styrenesulfonate) in solution and supported in solid, highly porous alginate sponges

Here, we highlight the potential of aromatic charged polymer/dye complexes as candidates to integer new functional formulations and materials with specific characteristics given by complexation through aromatic-aromatic interactions. Highly porous sponges made of alginate as main structural component and containing poly(sodium 4-styrenesulfonate)/methylene blue complexes have been synthesized by freeze-drying aqueous mixtures of the three components. The aromatic polyelectrolyte allowed controlling the Leer más2017 – Photodynamic action of methylene blue subjected to aromatic-aromatic interactions with poly(sodium 4-styrenesulfonate) in solution and supported in solid, highly porous alginate sponges[…]

2017 – Epidemiología y susceptibilidad antifúngica de especies causantes de candidemia en la ciudad de Valdivia, Chile.

Introducción: La epidemiología de la candidemia en Chile es poco conocida, a pesar de ser una enfermedad frecuente y grave. Objetivos: Analizar la incidencia y perfil de susceptibilidad in vitro de especies del género Candida causantes de candidemia en el Hospital Base Valdivia. Material y Métodos: Se identificó todos los casos de candidemia ocurridos en la institución entre Leer más2017 – Epidemiología y susceptibilidad antifúngica de especies causantes de candidemia en la ciudad de Valdivia, Chile.[…]