Atherosclerosis amelioration by allicin in raw garlic through gut microbiota and trimethylamine-N-oxide modulation

2022 / npj Biofilms and Microbiomes

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is strongly associated with the gut microbiota and its metabolites, including trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO), formed from metaorganismal metabolism …

Carlos Morillo

Administration of mucuna beans (Mucuna pruriences (L.) DC. var. utilis) improves cognition and neuropathology of 3 × Tg-AD mice

2022 / Scientific Reports

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by the accumulation of extracellular amyloid-beta peptides (Aβ) resulting in senile plaques …

Carlos Morillo

Impact of freeze-drying shelf temperature on the bioactive compounds, physical properties and sensory evaluation of a product based on orange juice

2021 / Food Science + Technology

Freeze-drying is a good alternative means of obtaining fruit products, with a significant amount of thermolabile bioactive compounds. Despite the …

Carlos Morillo

Shifts in xylanases and the microbial community associated with xylan biodegradation during treatment with rumen fluid

2021 / microbial biotechnology

Treatment with rumen fluid improves methane production from non-degradable lignocellulosic biomass during subsequent methane fermentation; however, the kinetics of xylanases …

Carlos Morillo

Improving Cancer Detection and Treatment by pH-Sensitive Peptide Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Platform: Pharmacokinetics, Toxicity, and Immunogenicity Profile


It was previously reported that a nanoparticle made of ultra pH-sensitive peptides (pH-NP) undergoes self-dissolution in moderately acidic (pH ≤ 6.9) condition …

Carlos Morillo