Brazil reports more than 7,000 cases a year of poisoning as a result of the bite of the brown recluse spider; there are also reports of occurrences in Spain, Portugal and Italy.
Study by scientists at the Center on Toxins, Immune-Response and Cell Signaling (CeTICS) paves the way for the identification of new cancer markers.
Study conducted at the Center for Research on Toxins, Immune-Response and Cell Signaling identifies, sequences and describes the structure of sarconesin, a peptide that eliminates various types of bacteria.
Researchers from Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil presented results of research on cellular and bacterial signaling and virus characterization
Researchers who developed a toadfish venom antiserum have discovered that the venom contains a peptide that has anti-inflammatory activity and may be used to treat multiple sclerosis
A vivarium with the capacity to breed up to 3,000 adult fish for use in scientific investigation has opened at a research center supported by FAPESP