Biomedical and therapeutic applications of biosurfactants

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Rodrigues, L. R.; Teixeira, J. A.;

During the last years, several applications of biosurfactants with medical purposes have been reported. Biosurfactants are considered relevant molecules for applications in combating many diseases and as therapeutic agents due to their antibacterial, antifungal and anti... View more
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