Armando Durant Archibold, PhD

Research lines or specialties:

Biomedicine, Biochemistry, Natural Products, Metabolomics, Proteomics, Mass Spectrometry, Food.

Summary of resume:

Doctor from the University of Santiago de Compostela, 2001. Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Alberta, Canada, 2005. He is currently a scientific researcher at INDICASAT AIP in Panama. He is also Professor of Biochemistry at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Panama.

Selected publications:

19-Hydroxy-bufalin, a major bufadienolide isolated from the parotoid gland secretions of the Panamanian endemic toad Rhinella centralis (Bufonidae), inhibits the growth of Trypanosoma cruzi Candelario Rodriguez, Roberto Ibañez, Michelle Ng, Armando A. Durant- Archibold, Marcelino Gutierrez
Toxicon (2020), 177: 89-92.

A comparison of inducible, ontogenetic, and interspecific sources of variation in the foliar metabolome in tropical trees Brian E. Sedio, Armando Durant Archibold, Juan Camilo Rojas Echeverri, Chloé Debyser, Cristopher A. Boya, and S. Joseph Wright PeerJ (2019), 7:e7536.

Analysis of the antiparasitic and anticancer activity of the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera L. ARECACEAE) from the natural reserve of Punta Patiño, Darien Nicole Tyler, Christopher Boya, Laura Pineda, Ricardo Correa, Armando A. Durant-Archibold, Carmenza Spadafora, et al. Plos One (2019), 14, e0214193.

Analysis of Volatile Compounds from Solanum betaceum Cav fruits from Panama by Head-Space Micro Extraction
Armando A. Durant, Carlos Herrero, Juan C. Rodríguez, Candelario Rodríguez, Ana I. Santana, Mahabir Gupta Records of Natural Products (2013), 7(1) 15-26.

Antibacterial Activity of Volatile Organic Compounds Produced by the Octocoral-Associated Bacteria Bacillus sp. BO53 and Pseudoalteromonas sp. GA327 Anette Garrido, Librada A. Atencio, Rita Bethancourt, Ariadna Bethancourt, Héctor Guzman, Marcelino Gutiérrez, and Armando Durant Archibold* Antibiotics (2020), 9:923.

Chemical Profiling of Volatile Components of the Gametophyte and Sporophyte Stages of the Hornwort Leiosporoceros dussii (Leiosporocerotaceae) From Panama by HSSPME-GC-MS
Anette Garrido, Jose Gudiño Ledezma, Armando A. Durant-Archibold*, Noris Salazar Allen, Juan Carlos Villarreal, and Mahabir P. Gupta. Natural Product Communications (2019), August: 1-4.

Development of anthracycline-induced dilated cardiomyopathy due to mutation on LMNA gene in a breast cancer patient: a case report Jock Chichaco Kuruc, Armando A. Durant-Archibold*, Jorge Motta1, K. S. Rao, Barry Trachtenberg, Carlos Ramos, Hongyu Wang, David Gorenstein, Fredrik Vannberg and King Jordan BMC Cardiovascular Disorders (2019), 19:169.

Development of a diphasic dialysis method for the extraction/ purification of residues of ethinylestradiol in hair of cattle, and determination by gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry Durant, A.; Fente, C.; Vázquez, B.; Franco, C.M. and Cepeda, A. Journal of Chromatography B (2002), 766(2): 251-256.

Gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry determination of 17 a-ethinylestradiol residue in the hair of cattle. Application to treated animals
Durant, A.; Fente, C.; Vázquez, B.; Franco, C.M. and Cepeda, A. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (2002), 50(3): 436-440.

In situ silylation for the multicomponent analysis of canola oil by- products by gas chromatography–mass spectrometry Armando A. Durant, Marie-Josée Dumont, Suresh S. Narine Analytica Chimica Acta (2006), 559: 227-233.

Anti-amyloid aggregation activity of novel carotenoids: implications for Alzheimer’s drug discovery Johant Lakey-Beitia, Deborah Doens, Jagadeesh Kumar, Enrique Murillo, Patricia L. Fernández, K. S. Rao, Armando A. Durant- Archibold* Clinical Interventions in Aging (2017), 12, 815-822.

Anti-malarial activity and HS-SPME-GC-MS chemical profiling of Plinia cerrocampanensis leaf essential oil
Armando A Durant*, Candelario Rodríguez, Liuris Herrera, Alejandro Almanza, Ana I Santana, Carmenza Spadafora and Mahabir P Gupta Malaria Journal (2014), 13, 18.

Assessment of Novel Curcumin Derivatives as Potent Inhibitors of Inflammation and Amyloid- β Aggregation in Alzheimer’s Disease Johant Lakey-Beitia, Yisett González, Deborah Doens, David E. Stephens, Ricardo Santamaría, Enrique Murillo, Marcelino Gutiérrez, Patricia L. Fernández, K. S. Rao, Oleg V. Larionov, Armando A. Durant- Archibold* Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (2017). 60 (s1), S59-S68. DOI 10.3233/JAD-170071.

Aspirin Bioactivity for Prevention of Cardiovascular Injury in COVID-19 Temistocles Diaz, Barry Trachtenberg, Samuel Abraham, KS Jagannatha Rao and Armando Durant Archibold* Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine (2020). 7:562708.

Coagulopathy associated with COVID-19 – Perspectives & Preventive strategies using a biological response modifier Glucan Nobunao Ikewaki, Kosagi-Sharaf Rao, Armando Durant Archibold, Masaru Iwasaki, Rajappa Senthilkumar, Senthilkumar Preethy, Shojiro Katoh and Samuel J. K. Abraham Thrombosis Journal (2020), 18: 27.

Latest research on the synthesis of compounds with antileishmanial activity Carlos Rios, Armando A. Durant-Archibold* Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry (2018), 15, 330-342.

Microextraction method of medium and long chain fatty acids from milk Javier Añorve-Morga, Araceli Castañeda-Ovando, Alberto Cepeda-Saez, Armando Durant Archibold, Judith Jaimez-Ordaz. Food Chemistry (2015), 172, 456-461.

Toxins and pharmacologically active compounds from species of the family Bufonidae (Amphibia, Anura)
Candelario Rodríguez, Louise Rollins-Smith, Roberto Ibáñez, Armando A. Durant-Archibold*, Marcelino Gutiérrez. Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2017), 198, 235-254.

Polyphenols as Therapeutic Molecules in Alzheimer’s Disease through modulating amyloid pathways
Johant Lakey, Rubén Berrocal, K.S. Rao, Armando A. Durant*. Molecular Neurobiology (2014). DOI 10.1007/s12035-014-8722-9.

Sarcophagid Myiasis in the Bufonid Rhinella alata in Panama Kelehear Crystal, Ibáñez Roberto, Rodríguez Candelario, Buitrago Sebastian, Armando A. Durant-Archibold Journal of Wildlife Diseases (2020), 53(3); doi: 10.7589/2018-05-121.

Ethnomedical uses and pharmacological activities of most prevalent species of genus Piper in Panama: a review
Armando A. Durant-Archibold*, Ana Santana, Mahabir P. Gupta Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2018), 217, 63-82. DOI 10.1016/j.jep.2018.02.008.

Carotenoids Composition of Cionosicyos macranthus Fruit Enrique Murillo, Moises Watts, Gabriel Reyna, Daniele Giuffrida and Armando A. Durant-Archibold* Natural Product Communications (2019), July: 1-6.

The lipid content and fatty acid composition of four East Central Pacific native fish species Enrique Murillo, J. Rao, Armando A. Durant* Journal of Food Composition and Analysis (2014), 33(1) 1-5.

Volatile organic compounds associated with Plasmodium falciparum infection in vitro
Ricardo Correa, Lorena M. Coronado, Anette C. Garrido, Armando A. Durant-Archibold, Carmenza Spadafora Parasites and Vectors (2017), 10, 215.

Thesis in process:

  1. Johant Lakey’s lead tutor. Ph.D. Biotechnology, 2011. INDICASAT AIP – Acharya Nagarjuna University, Doctoral Program in Biotechnology, Panama. Thesis title: “Evaluation of the neuroprotective activity of new carotenoids using Alzheimer’s models”. Thesis in process.
  2. Jock Chichaco’s main tutor. Ph.D. Biotechnology, 2012. INDICASAT AIP – Acharya Nagarjuna University, Doctoral Program in Biotechnology, Panama. Thesis title: “Determination of Biomarkers for the Diagnosis of Patients at Risk of Hereditary Dilated Cardiomyopathy”. Thesis in process.

Armando Durant Archibold, PhD

Highest degree of studies: Doctorate, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Category: Researcher

National Research System Level (SIN):  National Researcher Level II

Contact information:

Phone: +507 517 0700