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    • Antifungal activity of low molecular weight chitosan against clinical isolates of Candida spp. 

      Alburquenque, Claudio; Bucarey Vivanco, Sergio; Neira Carrillo, Andrónico; Urzúa Orellana, Blanca; Hermosilla Díaz, Germán; Tapia Paredes, Cecilia (TAYLOR & FRANCIS, 2010-12)
      Chitosan is a natural polymer derived from chitin, a structural component of fungi, insects and shrimp, which exerts antimicrobial effects against bacteria and fungi. The aim of this study was to investigate the in vitro ...
    • Differential antifungal activity of human and cryptococcal melanins with structural discrepancies 

      Correa, Néstor; Covarrubias Gallardo, Cristián; Rodas, Paula I.; Hermosilla Díaz, Germán; Olate, Veronica R.; Valdes, Cristian; Meyer, Wieland; Magne, Fabien; Tapia, Cecilia V. (Frontiers Media SA, 2017)
      Melanin is a pigment found in all biological kingdoms, and plays a key role in protection against ultraviolet radiation, oxidizing agents, and ionizing radiation damage. Melanin exerts an antimicrobial activity against ...
    • Prospective Characterization of Norovirus Compared With Rotavirus Acute Diarrhea Episodes in Chilean Children 

      O'Ryan Gallardo, Miguel; Peña, Alfredo; Vergara, Rodrigo; Díaz, Janepsy; Mamani Manzano, Nora; Cortés, Héctor; Lucero Álvarez, Yalda; Vidal Álvarez, Roberto; Osorio Abarzúa, Carlos Gonzalo; Santolaya de Pablo, María Elena; Hermosilla Díaz, Germán; Prado, Valeria J. (Lippincott Williams, 2010)
      Rotavirus and more recently noroviruses are recognized as main causes of moderate to severe acute diarrhea episodes (ADE) in children < or =5 years of age. Comparing epidemiologic and clinical features of norovirus to ...
    • Rotavirus vaccines for the developing world 

      O'Ryan Gallardo, Miguel; Hermosilla Díaz, Germán; Osorio Abarzúa, Carlos Gonzalo (Lippincott Williams, 2009)
      The authors discuss the most relevant information in the field of rotavirus vaccines published from October 2007 to June 2009; new information on the virus, host response and disease burden that relate to our understanding ...