Litta Samari Perico Franco

Litta Samari Perico Franco
National University of Colombia | UNAL · Departamento de Farmacia (Bogotá)

PhD pharmaceutical sciences

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Introduction
Litta Samari Perico Franco is professor at the Pharmacy Departament of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Litta has conducted bioprospecting research, taught pharmaceutical science, and worked in the pharmaceutical industry. Litta is researching the Colombian biodiversity and agro-industrial waste for the discovery and development of new molecules and materials with possible cosmetic and pharmaceutical application
Additional affiliations
February 2017 - August 2021
National University of Colombia
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
May 2012 - February 2015
Vecol S.A.
Position
  • Research and Develpment
January 2010 - May 2010
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Position
  • PhD intern

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Publications (2)
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In order to contribute to the knowledge of the chemical constituents and bioactivity of lichens from Colombian páramo region, methanolic extracts of Lobariella pallida and Stereocaulon strictum var. compressum were submitted to phytochemical and cytotoxic studies. Lobariellin (methyl 3-formyl-2,4-dihydroxy-5,6-dimethylbenzoate) (1), along with meth...
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The páramo ecosystem is situated in northwest of South America, and it is well known for distribution of lichens. It is documented that lichens produce antioxidant activity, and protect cells from oxidative stress by scavenging free radical. Hence we checked the antioxidant and protective abilities to prevent cell and DNA damage by oxidative stress...

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Projects (6)
Project
Extraer y caracterizar preliminarmente el almidón de Bore de Santander y proponer posibles aplicaciones nutricionales y farmacéuticas
Project
Evaluar semillas frutales y otros subproductos de frutas colombianas con el fin de establecer las características de forma, tamaño, y propiedades de superficie que brinden un adecuado efecto abrasivo en piel para el desarrollo de productos exfoliantes cosméticos.
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Aunar esfuerzos técnicos, financieros y administrativos para recopilar, seleccionar y estructurar la información científica existente de la biodiversidad colombiana con potencial aplicación al sector cosmético