- Research Grants
FAPESP Structural Biology Network on Advanced Topics in Life Sciences (Smolbnet) aims at promoting partnerships between research groups that have experience in resolution of macromolecule structure through crystallography with X rays or nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and research groups from the molecular area that develop competitive, high impact projects in complex biological systems. The projects are developed under the responsibility of a Principal Investigator, associated with higher education or research institutions in the State of São Paulo. The selection is through a peer-reviewing system.
Many laboratories in the last 20 years, tried to identify proteins, on the surfase of Trypanosoma cruzi, which are involved in celular invasion. Conclusions from these works present a multistep process relating different molecules, both from the host and from the parasite, in a serie of events that produces movilization of Ca2+ in both cells. This project establish a colaboration betwee...
The cocoa crop is one of the most prominent agro-industrial activities and an important source of sustainable income for developing countries belonging to the tropical region of the world. It is, nonetheless, also susceptible to a whole variety of pests that can cause serious problems for the pod production, such as fungi, insects, viruses and others. In fact, up to 30 % of world's prod...
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