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Evaluation of Antifungal Activity of Medicinal Plant Extracts Against Oral Candida albicans and Proteinases
Studies on hyaluronidase, chondroitin sulphatase, proteinase and phospholipase secreted by Candida species
(Blackwell Wissenschafts Verlag Gmbh, 1996-05-01)
We studied the ability of different Candida species to produce,at the same time, hyaluronidase, chondroitin sulphatase, proteinase, and phospholipase to assess whether they could be related to Candida pathogenicity. Only ...
Digestive physiology and characterization of digestive cathepsin L-like proteinase from the sugarcane weevil Sphenophorus levis
(PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2011)
Sugarcane is an important crop that has recently become subject to attacks from the weevil Sphenophorus levis, which is not efficiently controlled with chemical insecticides. This demands the development of new control ...
Rapid purification of serine proteinases from Bothrops alternatus and Bothrops moojeni venoms
(Elsevier B.V., 2013-12-15)
Envenomation by Bothrops species results, among other symptoms, in hemostatic disturbances. These changes can be ascribed to the presence of enzymes, primarily serine proteinases some of which are structurally similar to ...
Serine proteinases from Bothrops snake venom activates PI3K/Akt mediated angiogenesis
The discovery of rapid acting and powerful angiogenic proteins are of significant interest in the treatment of various human disorders associated with insufficient angiogenesis such as ischemia, menorrhagia and delayed ...
Nutritional requirements and nitrogen-dependent regulation of proteinase activity of Lactobacillus helveticus CRL 1062
(American Society for Microbiology, 2000-12)
The nutritional requirements of Lactobacillus helveticus CRL 1062 were determined with a simplified chemically defined medium (SCDM) and compared with those of L. helveticus CRL 974 (ATCC 15009). Both strains were found ...
Modulation of the cell-surface proteinase activity of thermophilic lactobacilli by the peptide supply
The proteolytic system of thermophilic lactobacilli is considered important for bacterial nutrition as well as for the formation of flavor and texture in fermented products. We investigated the influence of peptide content ...
Isolation and characterization of a serine proteinase with thrombin-like activity from the venom of the snake Bothrops asper
A serine proteinase with thrombin-like activity was isolated from the venom of the Central American pit viper Bothrops asper. Isolation was performed by a combination of affinity chromatography on aminobenzamidine-Sepharose ...
Membrane independent activation of fibroblast proMMP-2 by snake venom: novel roles for venom proteinases
ProMMP-2 activation by Bothrops asper venom was investigated in mouse gastrocnemius muscle, mammalian cell culture and a cell-free system. Zymography revealed an increment of latent and activated forms of MMP-2 in muscle ...