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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Violacein: Properties And Biological Activities.
Author: Durán, Nelson
Justo, Giselle Z
Ferreira, Carmen V
Melo, Patrícia S
Cordi, Livia
Martins, Dorival
Abstract: The violet pigment violacein is an indole derivative, isolated mainly from bacteria of the genus Chromobacterium, which exhibits important antitumoral, antimicrobial and antiparasitary properties. Furthermore, the formulation of violacein in different polymeric carriers developed so far offers alternative approaches to overcoming physiological barriers and undesirable physicochemical properties in vivo, thus improving its efficacy.
Subject: Anti-infective Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Chromobacterium
Humans
Indoles
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1042/BA20070115
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17927569
Date Issue: 2007
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