• Barrita Virus, a novel virus of the patois serogroup (Genus Orthobunyavirus; Family Peribunyaviridae) 

      Fernández, Diana; Souza, William Marciel de; Silvas, Jesus A; Deardorff, Eleanor R; Widen, Steven G; Franco, Jose G. Estrada; Weaver, Scott C; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Aguilar, Patricia V (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2020)
      During ecological investigations for arboviruses conducted in coastal Chiapas, Mexico, in 2007, isolate MP1078 was obtained from a pool of Psorophora varipes mosquitoes. Based on antigenic characterization, this isolate ...
    • Changuinola virus serogroup, new genomes within the genus Orbivirus (Family Reoviridae) isolated in the Brazilian Amazon Region 

      Silva, Sandro P; Dilcher, Meik; Weidmann, Manfred; Carvalho, Valéria Lima; Casseb, Alexandre R; Silva, Eliana Vieira Pinto da; Nunes, Keley N. B; Chiang, Jannifer Oliveira; Martins, Lívia Caricio; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira (American Society for Microbiology, 2013)
      We report here the first complete genome sequence of a Changuinola virus (CGLV) serotype Irituia virus (BE AN 28873) isolated from a wild rodent (Oryzomys goeldi) in the municipality of Ipixuna, State of Pará, northern ...
    • Characterization of mitochondrial genome of Haemagogus janthinomys (Diptera: Culicidae) 

      Lemos, Poliana da Silva; Monteiro, Hamilton Antônio de Oliveira; Castro, Francisco Corrêa; Lima, Clayton Pereira Silva de; Silva, Daisy Elaine Andrade da; Vasconcelos, Janaína Mota de; Oliveira, Layanna Freitas de; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
      Haemagogus janthinomys is a mosquito of high importance in public health due its involvement on natural wild cycles of two important arboviruses in the Brazilian Amazon region: Yellow Fever virus (Flaviviridae, Flavivirus) ...
    • Characterization of the Gamboa Virus serogroup (Orthobunyavirus Genus, Peribunyaviridae Family) 

      Chiang, Jannifer Oliveira; Souza, William Marciel de; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Acrani, Gustavo Olszanski; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Freitas, Nelma Mesquita de; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Silva, Pedro Henrique Dorta de; Sousa, Alana Watanabe de; Rodrigues, Sueli Guerreiro; Quaresma, Juarez Antônio Simões; Dutary, Bedsy; Guzmán, Hilda; Vasilakis, NIkos; Tesh, Robert B; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2018)
      Comprehensive comparative phylogenetic analyses were performed on 17 Gamboa serogroup viruses (GAMSVs) from distinct geographic regions in the Americas and other representative members of the genus Orthobunyavirus ...
    • Characterization of three novel viruses from the families nyamiviridae, orthomyxoviridae, and peribunyaviridae, isolated from dead birds collected during west nile virus surveillance in Harris County, Texas 

      Walker, Peter J; Tesh, Robert B; Guzman, Hilda; Popov, Vsevolod Leonidovich; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Reyma, Martin; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Souza, William Marciel de; Contreras-Gutiérrez, Maria A; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Vela, Jeremy; Salvato, Vence; Bueno, Rudy; Widen, Steven G; Wood, Thomas G; Vasilakis, Nikos (MDPI, 2019)
      This report describes and characterizes three novel RNA viruses isolated from dead birds collected during West Nile virus surveillance in Harris County, TX, USA (the Houston metropolitan area). The novel viruses are ...
    • Characterization of Triniti virus supports its reclassification in the family Peribunyaviridae 

      Lima, Juliana Abreu; Nunes Neto, Joaquim Pinto; Castro, Karoline Silva; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Tesh, Robert; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Popov, Vsevolod Leonidovich; Vasilakis, Nikos; Guzman, Hilda; Widen, Steven; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Martins, Lívia Caricio; Azevedo, Raimunda do Socorro da Silva; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Chiang, Jannifer Oliveira (Microbiology Society, 2019)
      Triniti virus (TNTV) has been isolated in Trinidad and Tobago and in Brazil. To date little is known about this virus, which is classified as an ungrouped virus within the family Togaviridae. Here, three isolates of TNTV ...
    • Clinical and molecular diagnosis of Chlamydophila in captive parrots in Pará State, Brazil 

      Araújo, Simone Aparecida Almeida; Pereira, Washington Luiz Assunção; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Silva Filho, Ednaldo da; Bernal, Marcella Katheryne Marques; Mendes, Fernanda Figueiredo; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira (Universidade Estadual de Londrina, 2019)
      Parrots (Order Psittaciformes) are globally distributed birds that, together with members of the Columbiformes, represent the most susceptible animals, in regards to infection by Chlamydophila psittaci, which is an ...
    • Comparative analysis of the transcriptome of the Amazonian fish species Colossoma macropomum (tambaqui) and hybrid tambacu by next generation sequencing 

      Gomes, Fátima; Watanabe, Luciana; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Lima, Clayton; Schneider, Horacio; Sampaio, Iracilda (Public Library of Science, 2019)
      BACKGROUND: The C. macropomum is a characiform fish from the Amazon basin that has been hybridized with other pacu species to produce commercial hybrids, such as the tambacu. However, little is known of the functional ...
    • Comparative modeling and molecular dynamics suggest high carboxylase activity of the Cyanobium sp. CACIAM14 RbcL protein 

      Siqueira, Andrei Santos; Lima, Alex Ranieri Jerônimo; Dall’Agnol, Leonardo Teixeira; Azevedo, Juliana Simão Nina de; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Gonçalves, Evonnildo Costa (Elsevier, 2016)
      Rubisco catalyzes the first step reaction in the carbon fixation pathway, bonding atmospheric CO2/O2 to ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate; it is therefore considered one of the most important enzymes in the biosphere. Genetic ...
    • Complete genome sequence of a sucrose-nonfermenting epidemic strain of Vibrio cholerae O1 from Brazil 

      Morais, Lena Líllian Canto de Sá; Garza, Daniel Rios; Loureiro, Edvaldo Carlos Brito; Nunes, Keley Nascimento Barbosa; Vellasco, Rodrigo Silvestre; Silva, Clayton Pereira da; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Thompson, Cristiane Carneiro; Vicente, Ana Carolina Paulo; Santos, Elisabeth Conceição de Oliveira (American Society for Microbiology, 2012)
      We report the genome sequence of Vibrio cholerae strain IEC224, which fails to ferment sucrose. It was isolated from a cholera outbreak in the Amazon. The defective sucrose phenotype was determined to be due to a frameshift ...
    • Complete genome sequence of human T-cell lymphotropic type 1 from patients with different clinical profiles, including infective dermatitis 

      Araújo, Thessika Hialla Almeida; Barreto, Fernanda Khouri; Menezes, Aline Dórea Luz; Lima, Clayton Pereira Silva de; Oliveira, Rodrigo Santos de; Lemos, Poliana da Silva; Galvão-Castro, Bernardo; Kashima, Simone; Farre, Lourdes; Bittencourt, Achilea Lisboa; Carvalho, Edgar Marcelino de; Santos, Luciane Amorim; Rego, Filipe Ferreira de Almeida; Mota-Miranda, Aline Cristina Andrade; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Alcantara, Luiz Carlos Júnior (Elsevier, 2020)
      The HTLV-1 is the first human retrovirus and is associated with several clinical syndromes, however, the pathogenesis of these clinical manifestations is still not fully understood. Furthermore, there are few complete ...
    • Complete genome sequence of Piry vesiculovirus 

      Souza, William Marciel de; Acrani, Gustavo Olszanski; Romeiro, Marilia Farignoli; Reis Júnior, Osvaldo; Tolardo, Aline Lavado; Andrade, Amanda Araújo Serrão de; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes (Springer Verlag, 2016)
      Piry virus (PIRYV) is a rhabdovirus (genus Vesiculovirus) and is described as a possible human pathogen, originally isolated from a Philander opossum trapped in Para State, Northern Brazil. This study describes the complete ...
    • Complete genome sequence of Porphyrobacter sp. Strain CACIAM 03H1, a proteobacterium obtained from a nonaxenic culture of microcystis aeruginosa 

      Castro, Wendel de Oliveira; Lima, Alex Ranieri Jerônimo; Moraes, Pablo Henrique Gonçalves; Siqueira, Andrei Santos; Aguiar, Délia Cristina Figueira; Baraúna, Anna Rafaella Ferreira; Martins, Luisa Caricio; Fuzii, Hellen Thais; Couto, Danielle Costa Carrara; Francês, Regiane Silva Kawasaki; Lima, Clayton Pereira Silva de; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Dall’Agnol, Leonardo Teixeira; Gonçalves, Evonnildo Costa (American Society for Microbiology, 2017)
      Here, we present a complete genome sequence and annotation of Porphyrobacter sp. strain CACIAM 03H1, which was obtained from a nonaxenic culture of Microcystis aeruginosa, a cyanobacterium isolated from an Amazonian ...
    • Complete genome sequence of the BeAn 58058 virus isolated from Oryzomys sp. rodents in the Amazon Region of Brazil 

      Wanzeller, Ana Lúcia Monteiro; Souza, A. L. P; Azevedo, Raimunda do Socorro da Silva; Sousa Júnior, Edivaldo Costa; F. Filho, L. C; Oliveira, R. S; Lemos, P. S; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa (American Society for Microbiology, 2017)
      Here, we report the complete genome sequence of the BeAn 58058 virus (prototype) strain, isolated from a wild rodent Oryzomys sp. in the Utinga forest, Belém, state of Pará, Brazil in 1963. The genome of this virus showed ...
    • Complete nucleotide sequences of two blaKPC-2-Bearing IncN plasmids isolated from sequence Type 442 Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical strains four years apart. 

      Pérez-Chaparro, Paula Juliana; Cerdeira, Louise Teixeira; Queiroz, Maíse Gomes; Lima, Clayton Pereira Silva de; Levy, Carlos Emílio; Pavez, Mónica; Lincopan, Nilton; Gonçalves, Evonnildo Costa; Mamizuka, Elsa Masae; Sampaio, Jorge Luiz Mello; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; McCulloch, John Anthony (American Society for Microbiology, 2014)
      We sequenced the oldest blaKPC-2-bearing plasmid isolated in Brazil and another plasmid also carried by a Klebsiella pneumoniae strain of sequence type 442 (ST442), isolated 52 months later. Both plasmids present an IncN ...
    • A computational method for the identification of Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya virus species and genotypes 

      Fonseca, Vagner; Libin, Pieter J. K; Theys, Kristof; Faria, Nuno Rodrigues; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Restovic, Maria I; Freire, Murilo; Giovanetti, Marta; Cuypers, Lize; Nowé, Ann; Abecasis, Ana Barroso; Deforche, Koen; Santiago, Gilberto A; Siqueira, Isadora C. de; San, Emmanuel J; Machado, Kaliane C. B; Azevedo, Vasco; Filippis, Ana Maria Bispo de; Cunha, Rivaldo Venâncio da; Pybus, Oliver G; Vandamme, Anne-Mieke; Alcantara, Luiz Carlos Júnior; Oliveira, Tulio de (Public Library of Science, 2019)
      In recent years, an increasing number of outbreaks of Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika viruses have been reported in Asia and the Americas. Monitoring virus genotype diversity is crucial to understand the emergence and spread ...
    • Congenital Zika syndrome is associated with maternal protein malnutrition 

      Barbeito-Andrés, J; Pezzuto, P; Higa, L. M; Dias, A. A; Vasconcelos, J. M; Santos, T. M. P; Ferreira, J. C. C. G; Ferreira, R. O; Dutra, F. F; Rossi, A. D; Barbosa, R. V; Amorim, C. K. N; Souza, M. P. C de; Chimelli, L; Aguiar, Renato Santana de; Gonzalez, P. N; Lara, F. A; Castro, M. C; Molnár, Z; Lopes, R. T; Bozza, M. T; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Barbeito, C. G; Cuervo, P; Bellio, M; Tanuri, A; Garcez, P. P (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2020)
      Zika virus (ZIKV) infection during pregnancy is associated with a spectrum of developmental impairments known as congenital Zika syndrome (CZS). The prevalence of this syndrome varies across ZIKV endemic regions, ...
    • Copy number alterations in papillary thyroid carcinomas: does loss of SESN2 have a role in age-related different prognoses? 

      Almeida, Deise Cibele N. de; Souza, Michel Platini Caldas de; Amorim, Carolina Koury Nassar; Maués, Jersey Heitor da Silva; Sagica, Fernanda do Espirito Santo; Moreira-Nunes, Caroline Aquino; Oliveria, Edivaldo Herculano Corrêa de (International Institute of Anticancer Research, 2020)
      Background/Aim: Thyroid cancer is the only tumor in which age is an important prognostic factor. In papillary thyroid carcinomas (PTC), 45 years of age seems to be a key point that divides adult patients into two groups, ...
    • De novo transcriptome based on next-generation sequencing reveals candidate genes with sex-specific expression in Arapaima gigas (Schinz, 1822), an ancient Amazonian freshwater fish 

      Watanabe, Luciana; Gomes, Fátima; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Lima, Clayton; Schneider, Horacio; Sampaio, Iracilda (Public Library of Science, 2018)
      BACKGROUND: The Arapaima (Arapaima gigas) is one of the world's largest freshwater bony fish, and is found in the rivers of the Amazon basin. This species is a potential aquaculture resource, although reproductive management ...
    • Differential expression analysis and profiling of hepatic miRNA and isomiRNA in dengue hemorrhagic fever 

      Oliveira, Layanna Freitas de; Andrade, Amanda Araújo Serrão de; Pagliari, Carla; Carvalho, Leda Viegas de; Silveira, Taiana S; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Silva, André Luiz Teles e; Vasconcelos, Janaína Mota de; Moreira-Nunes, Caroline Aquino; Burbano, Rommel Mario Rodríguez; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Santos, Eduardo José Melo dos; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves (Scientific Reports, 2021)
      Dengue virus causes dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) and has been associated to fatal cases worldwide. The liver is one of the most important target tissues in severe cases, due to its intense viral replication and metabolic ...