• Zéa Constante Lins-Lainson, renomada médica bacteriologista da Amazônia brasileira 

      Pinheiro Filho, Francisco de Paula (Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2016)
    • Zika structural genes determine the virulence of African and Asian lineages 

      Nunes, Bruno Tardelli Diniz; Fontes-Garfias, Camila R; Shan, Chao; Muruato, Antonio E; Nunes, Jannyce G. C; Burbano, Rommel M. R; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Shi, Pei-Yong; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida (Taylor & Francis, 2020)
      The Asian lineage of Zika virus (ZIKV) is responsible for the recent epidemics in the Americas and severe disease, whereas the African lineage of ZIKV has not been reported to cause epidemics or severe disease. We constructed ...
    • Zika Virus alters the expression profile of microRNA-related genes in liver, lung, and kidney cell lineages 

      Ferreira, Rafaella Nascimento; Holanda, Gustavo; Silva, Eliana Vieira Pinto da; Casseb, Samir Mansour Moraes; Melo, Karla Fabiane Lopes; Carvalho, Carlos Alberto Marques de; Lima, Juliana Abreu; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Cruz, Ana Cecília Ribeiro (Mary Ann Liebert, 2018)
      Zika virus (ZIKV) is an arbovirus belonging to the genus Flavivirus (Flaviviridae). ZIKV infection is associated with alterations in various organs, including the liver, lungs, and kidneys. Studies on the influence of ...
    • Zika virus and microcephaly in Brazil: a scientific agenda 

      Barreto, Mauricio L; Barral-Netto, Manoel; Stabeli, Rodrigo; Almeida-Filho, Naomar; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Teixeira, Mauro; Buss, Paulo; Vieira, Paulo Ernani Gadelha (Elsevier, 2016)
    • Zika virus and microcephaly: why is this situation a PHEIC? 

      Heymann, David L; Hodgson, Abraham; Sall, Amadou Alpha; Freedman, David O; Staples, J Erin; Althabe, Fernando; Baruah, Kalpana; Mahmud, Ghazala; Kandun, Nyoman; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Bino, Silvia; Menon, K. U (Elsevier, 2016)
    • Zika virus complete genome from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil 

      Giovanetti, Marta; Faria, Nuno Rodrigues; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Vasconcelos, Janaina Mota de; Lourenço, José; Rodrigues, Sueli Guerreiro; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Lemos, Poliana Silva; Neto Tavares, Fernando; Martin, Darren Patrick; Rosário, Mateus Santana do; Siqueira, Isadora Cristina de; Ciccozzi, Massimo; Pybus, Oliver G; Oliveira, Tulio de; Alcântara, Luiz Carlos Junior (Elsevier, 2016)
      In May 2015 the first autochthonous Zika virus infection was reported in Brazil. Rapid and urgent measures are needed to contain the ongoing outbreak. Here we report the full-length ZIKV coding sequence from Bahia. Genetic ...
    • Zika virus disrupts molecular fingerprinting of human neurospheres 

      Garcez, Patricia P; Nascimento, Juliana Minardi; Vasconcelos, Janaina Mota de; Costa, Rodrigo Madeiro da; Delvecchio, Rodrigo; Trindade, Pablo; Loiola, Erick Correia; Higa, Luiza M; Cassoli, Juliana S; Vitória, Gabriela; Serqueira, Patricia C; Sochacki, Jaroslaw; Aguiar, Renato Santana de; Fuzii, Hellen Thais; Filippis, Ana M. Bispo de; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Tanuri, Amilcar; Souza, Daniel Martins de; Rehen, Stevens K (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
      Zika virus (ZIKV) has been associated with microcephaly and other brain abnormalities; however, the molecular consequences of ZIKV to human brain development are still not fully understood. Here we describe alterations in ...
    • Zika virus epidemic in Brazil. I. Fatal disease in adults : clinical and laboratorial aspects 

      Azevedo, Raimunda do Socorro da Silva; Araujo, Marialva T; Martins Filho, Arnaldo Jorge; Oliveira, Consuelo Silva de; Nunes, Bruno Tardelli Diniz; Cruz, Ana Cecília Ribeiro; Nascimento, Ana G. P. A. C; Medeiros, Rita C; Caldas, Cezar A. M; Araujo, Fernando C; Quaresma, Juarez A. S; Vasconcelos, Barbara C. B; Queiroz, Maria G. L; Rosa, Elizabeth Salbé Travassos da; Henriques, Daniele Freitas; Silva, Eliana Vieira Pinto da; Chiang, Jannifer Oliveira; Martins, Lívia Caricio; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida; Lima, Juliana A; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Silva, Patroca da Silva da; Shi, Pei-Yong; Tesh, Robert B; Rodrigues, Sueli Guerreiro; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa (Elsevier, 2016)
      Background: Zika virus (ZIKV) was first detected in Brazil in May 2015 and the country experienced an explosive epidemic. However, recent studies indicate that the introduction of ZIKV occurred in late 2013. Cases of ...
    • Zika Virus epidemic in Brazil. II. Post-mortem analyses of neonates with microcephaly, stillbirths, and miscarriage 

      Azevedo, Raimunda do Socorro da Silva; Araújo, Marialva T; Oliveira, Consuelo Silva de; Martins Filho, Arnaldo Jorge; Nunes, Bruno Tardelli Diniz; Henriques, Daniele Freitas; Silva, Eliana Vieira Pinto da; Carvalho, Valéria Lima; Chiang, Jannifer Oliveira; Martins, Lívia Caricio; Vasconcelos, Barbara C. B; Sousa, Jorge R; Araújo, Fernanda Montenegro C; Ribeiro, Erlane M; Castro, Andressa R. P; Queiroz, Maria G. L. de; Verotti, Mariana P; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Cruz, Ana Cecília Ribeiro; Rodrigues, Sueli Guerreiro; Shi, Pei-Yong; Quaresma, Juarez Antonio Simões; Tesh, Robert B; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa (MDPI, 2018)
      The recent Zika virus(ZIKV) epidemic in Brazil was characterized by a range of different clinical presentations, particularly microcephaly, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and death. In this context, we determined the causal ...
    • A Zika virus from America is more efficiently transmitted than an Asian virus by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes from Asia 

      Pompon, Julien; Morales-Vargas, Ronald; Manuel, Menchie; Tan, Cheong Huat; Vial, Thomas; Tan, Jun Hao; Sessions, October M; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Ng, Lee Ching; Missé, Dorothée (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
      Zika is a mosquito-borne disease associated with neurological disorders that causes an on-going pandemic. The first outbreak was recorded in Micronesia in 2007, then in French Polynesia in 2014 from which it spread to South ...
    • Zika virus in the Americas: early epidemiological and genetic findings 

      Faria, Nuno Rodrigues; Azevedo, Raimunda do Socorro da Silva; Kraemer, Moritz U. G; Souza, Renato; Cunha, Mariana Sequetin; Hill, Sarah C; Thézé, Julien; Bonsall, Michael B; Bowden, Thomas A; Rissanen, Ilona; Rocco, Iray Maria; Nogueira, Juliana Silva; Maeda, Adriana Yurika; Vasami, Fernanda Giseli da Silva; Macedo, Fernando Luiz de Lima; Suzuki, Akemi; Rodrigues, Sueli Guerreiro; Cruz, Ana Cecília Ribeiro; Nunes, Bruno Tardeli; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida; Rodrigues, Daniela Sueli Guerreiro; Queiroz, Alice Louize Nunes; Silva, Eliana Vieira Pinto da; Henriques, Daniele Freitas; Rosa, Elizabeth Salbé Travassos da; Oliveira, Consuelo Silva de; Martins, Lívia Caricio; Vasconcelos, Helena Baldez; Casseb, Livia Medeiros Neves; Simith, Darlene de Brito; Messina, Jane P; Abade, Leandro; Lourenço, José; Alcântara, Luiz Carlos Junior; Lima, Maricélia Maia de; Giovanetti, Marta; Hay, Simon I; Oliveira, Rodrigo Santos de; Lemos, Poliana da Silva; Oliveira, Layanna Freitas de Oliveira; Lima, Clayton Pereira Silva de; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Vasconcelos, Janaina Mota de; Franco, Luciano; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Mir, Daiana; Bello, Gonzalo; Delatorre, Edson; Khan, Kamran; Creatore, Marisa; Coelho, Giovanini Evelim; Oliveira, Wanderson Kleber de; Tesh, Robert; Pybus, Oliver G; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2016)
      Brazil has experienced an unprecedented epidemic of Zika virus (ZIKV), with ~30,000 cases reported to date. ZIKV was first detected in Brazil in May 2015 and cases of microcephaly potentially associated with ZIKV infection ...
    • Zika virus: diagnosis, therapeutics, and vaccine 

      Shan, Chao; Xie, Xuping; Barrett, Alan D. T; Garcia-Blanco, Mariano A; Tesh, Robert B; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Vasilakis, Nikos; Weaver, Scott C; Shi, Pei-Yong (American Chemical Society, 2016)
      The current explosive epidemic of Zika virus in South and Central America, as well as the Caribbean, poses a global public health emergency. Here we comment on the challenges on development of better diagnosis and potential ...