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New psychoactive substances and drugs of abuse inhibit the reuptake of monoamines via monoamine transporters

The use of illicit drugs is high and 5% of the population worldwide used an illicit drug in the last year. While the prevalence of use of these common drugs is decreasing, the use of new psychoactive

Cyanobacteria: microbial factories for drug discovery

Cyanobacteria, the only prokaryotes that perform the oxygen-producing photosynthesis, are ancient organisms that shaped the atmosphere of our planet. In colonizing most waters and soils, where they face various environmental challenges and competition with many biological organisms,

Are we still on the right track for a new medicine for Chagas disease?

Across 21 countries from Latin America there is a parasite named Trypanosoma cruzi, which causes an illness that is a frightening burden to public healthcare: Chagas disease (CD). The parasite is found in the gut of kissing