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Biotechnological potential of peptides: from biodiversity to in silico approaches
Submission deadline: 31 December 2017
Special Issue Editors
Octavio Luiz Franco
PhD, Centro de Analises Proteomicas e Bioquimicas/Programa de Pos-Graduacao em Ciencias Genomicas e Biotecnologia, UCB, Brasilia, DF, Brazil, S-inova, Programa de Pos-Graduacao em Biotecnologia, Universidade Catolica Dom Bosco, Campo Grande-MS, Brazil
Interests: 178 publications, 28 grants, Editor of Peptides, Frontiers in Microbiology, Protein and Peptide Letters, Biopolymers, Organelles Proteome
Cell Biology
Molecular Biology
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Published Paper (2 Papers)
Open Access Review

Identification of natural peptides as a new class of antimalarial drugs by in silico approaches

Ramar Perumal Samy, Sok Lin Foo, Octavio L. Franco, Bradley G. Stiles, ... Lina HK. Lim
Front. Biosci. (Schol Ed) 2017, 9(1), 88–110;
Open Access Review

Chemical immobilization of antimicrobial peptides on biomaterial surfaces

Rafael R. Silva, Karen Y.P.S. Avelino, Kalline L. Ribeiro, Octavio L. Franco, ... Cesar A.S. Andrade
Front. Biosci. (Schol Ed) 2016, 8(1), 129–142;
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