• Metagenomic analysis of samples from three bat species collected in the Amazon rain forest 

      Franco Filho, Luciano Chaves; Barata, Rafael Ribeiro; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Massafra, Janaina Mota de Vasconcelos; Lemos, Poliana da Silva; Casseb, Lívia Medeiros Neves; Cruz, Ana Cecília Ribeiro; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira (American Society for Microbiology, 2019)
      We report here the sequencing of five microbiome samples collected from different bat species in the Amazon rain forest. All contigs matching virus sequences were assigned to members of the Retroviridae family, while the ...
    • Metallothionein expression and its influence on the in vitro biological behavior of mucoepidermoid carcinoma 

      Aquime, João Rafael Habib souza; Zampieri, Lara Carolina D'Araújo Pinto; Kataoka, MAria Sueli da Silva; Ribeiro, Nelson Antonio Bailão; Jaeger, Ruy Gastaldoni; Silva, Artur Luiz da; Ramos, Rommel Thiago Jucá; Alves Júnior, Sérgio de Melo; Pinheiro, João de Jesus Viana (MDPI, 2020)
      Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is the most common tumor in the salivary glands, often presenting with recurrence and metastasis due to its high invasive capacity. Metallothionein (MT), a zinc storage protein that supplies ...
    • Mitochondrial genome sequencing and phylogeny of Haemagogus albomaculatus, Haemagogus leucocelaenus, Haemagogus spegazzinii, and Haemagogus tropicalis (Diptera: Culicidae) 

      Silva, Fábio Silva da; Cruz, Ana Cecília Ribeiro; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Martins, Lívia Caricio; Chiang, Jannifer Oliveira; Lemos, Poliana da Silva; Cunha, Gabriel Muricy; Araujo, Renato Freitas de; Monteiro, Hamilton Antônio de Oliveira; Nunes Neto, Joaquim Pinto (Nature Research, 2020)
      The genus Haemagogus (Diptera: Culicidae) comprises species of great epidemiological relevance, involved in transmission cycles of the Yellow fever virus and other arboviruses in South America. So far, only Haemagogus ...
    • Mobile real-time surveillance of Zika virus in Brazil 

      Faria, Nuno Rodrigues; Sabino, Ester C; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Alcantara, Luiz Carlos Júnior; Loman, Nicholas J; Pybus, Oliver G (BioMed Central, 2016)
      The World Health Organization has declared Zika virus an international public health emergency. Knowledge of Zika virus genomic epidemiology is currently limited due to challenges in obtaining and processing samples ...
    • Molecular analysis reveals the diversity of Hepatozoon species naturally infecting domestic dogs in a northern region of Brazil 

      Gomes, Laise de Azevedo; Moraes, Pablo Henrique Gonçalves; Nascimento, Luciana de Cássia Silva do; O’Dwyer, Lucia Helena; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Rossi, Adriana dos Reis Ponce; Aguiar, Délia Cristina Figueira; Gonçalves, Evonnildo Costa (Elsevier, 2016)
      This study aimed to optimize molecular methods for detecting DNA of Hepatozoon spp. as well as identify the phylogenetic relationships of Hepatozoon strains naturally infecting domestic dogs in Belém, Pará, northern Brazil. ...
    • Molecular characterization of Babesia vogeli in dogs from Belém, northern Brazil 

      Moraes, Pablo Henrique Gonçalves; Rufino, C. P; Baraúna, A. R. F; Reis, T; Dall'Agnol, Leonardo Teixeira; Meneses, A. M. C; Aguiar, Délia Cristina Figueira; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Gonçalves, Evonnildo Costa (Funpec-Rp, 2015)
      Babesiosis is an infectious hemolytic disease that occurs worldwide, and is caused by a protozoan of the Babesia genus (Apicomplexa). Little is known about this genus; therefore, this study conducted a molecular characterization ...
    • Molecular characterization of Capim and Enseada orthobunyaviruses 

      Souza, William Marciel de; Acrani, Gustavo Olszanski; Romeiro, Marilia Farignoli; Reis Júnior, Osvaldo; Tolardo, Aline Lavado; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida; Varela, Mariana; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes (Elsevier, 2016)
      Capim and Enseada viruses are members of the genus Orthobunyavirus isolated from mosquitoes and mammals in Brazil. Despite seroprevalence studies indicating human infections in Latin America, these viruses remain relatively ...
    • Mollusks of the genus Biomphalaria Preston, 1910 in Amazon Region: first report of Biomphalaria occidentalis Paraense, 1981 in Pará State, Brazil 

      Goveia, Christiane de Oliveira; Caldeira, Roberta Lima; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Enk, Martin Johannes (MS/SVS/Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2018)
      INTRODUCTION: In Pará State, Northern Region of Brazil, there are reports of the occurrence of Biomphalaria glabrata, Biomphalaria straminea, Biomphalaria schrammi, and Biomphalaria kuhniana. OBJECTIVE: To report the first ...
    • Natural infection by Culex flavivirus in Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes captured in Cuiabá, Mato Grosso Mid-Western Brazil 

      Moraes, O. S; Cardoso, B. F; Pacheco, T. A; Pinto, A. Z. L; Carvalho, M. S; Hahn, R. C; Burlamaqui, T. C. T; Oliveira, L. F; Oliveira, R. S; Vasconcelos, J. M; Lemos, P. S; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Slhessarenko, R. D (Wiley, 2019)
      New species of insect‐specific viruses (ISV) have been reported worldwide. In the present study, the complete genome of Culex flavivirus (CxFV) and partial sequences of other ISVs in Culex quinquefasciatus Say 1823 females ...
    • Near-complete genome of cosavirus A from a child hospitalized with acute gastroenteritis, Brazil 

      Lobo, Patrícia dos Santos; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Barata, Rafael Ribeiro; Lemos, Poliana da Silva; Guerra, Sylvia de Fátima dos Santos; Soares, Luana da Silva; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Mascarenhas, Joana D’Arc Pereira (Elsevier, 2020)
      Acute gastroenteritis (AG) is responsible for 525,000 deaths worldwide in children under-5-years and is caused by the Human Cosavirus (HCoSV; family Picornaviridae, Genus Cosavirus). Although its health importance, a ...
    • Nearly complete genome sequences of enterovirus 96 and enterovirus 99 strains isolated in the northern region of Brazil 

      Machado, R. Scerni; Ferreira, J. Lima; Alves, Jainara Cristina dos Santos; Bandeira, R. Silva; Lemos, P. Silva; Franco Filho, L. Chaves; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Tavares Neto, Fernando (American Society for Microbiology, 2019)
      In this study, we report the nearly complete genome sequences of one enterovirus 96 (EV-C96) isolate (strain 3499/BRA-PA/2010) and two enterovirus 99 (EV-C99) isolates (strains 3291/BRA-PA/2010 and 3944/BRA-PA/2011). The ...
    • Neurological infection by chikungunya and a triple Arbovirus co-infection in Mato Grosso, Central Western Brazil during 2019 

      Pavon, Janeth Aracely Ramirez; Neves, Nilvanei Aparecido da Silva; Silva, Ludmilla Campos Fernandes; Azevedo, Francisco Kennedy de; Figueiredo Junior, José Alexander B. de; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Slhessarenko, Renata Dezengrini (Elsevier, 2022)
      Background: Neurological viral infection is frequently associated to enterovirus, herpesvirus and arboviruses. These infections may cause severe clinical outcomes, long lasting sequelae or death. Few studies have addressed ...
    • New genome sequences of Gamboa Viruses (Family Bunyaviridae, Genus Orthobunyavirus) isolated in Panama and Argentina 

      Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Chiang, Jannifer Oliveira; Lima, Clayton P. S. de; Martins, Lívia Caricio; Dias, Amarílis Aragão; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Silva, Sandro P; Silva, Daisy E. A. da; Oliveira, Layanna F; Vasconcelos, Janaina M; Ferreira, João Paulo C; Rosa, Amélia Paes de Andrade Travassos da; Guzman, Hilda; Tesh, Robert B; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa (American Society for Microbiology, 2014)
      We describe here the nearly complete open reading frame (ORF) of five Gamboa virus strains isolated in Panama and Argentina. The viruses with complete ORF showed the regular genome organization observed in other orthobunyaviruses ...
    • New virus genome sequences of the Guama Serogroup (Genus Orthobunyavirus, Family Bunyaviridae), isolated in the Brazilian Amazon Region 

      Carvalho, Valéria Lima; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Medeiros, Daniele Barbosa de Almeida; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Lima, Clayton Pereira Silva de; Inada, Davi T; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Vianez Júnior, João Lídio da Silva Gonçalves; Rodrigues, Sueli Guerreiro; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa (American Society for Microbiology, 2017)
      This is the first announcement of two nearly complete viral genome sequences belonging to the Guama serogroup (genus Orthobunyavirus, family Bunyaviridae) isolated in the Brazilian Amazon region: Mirim virus (MIRV; BEAN7722) ...
    • A novel hepacivirus in wild rodents from South America 

      Souza, William Marciel de; Fumagalli, Marcílio Jorge; Santos Jr, Gilberto Sabino; Maia, Felipe Gonçalves Motta; Modha, Sejal; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Murcia, Pablo Ramiro; Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes (MDPI, 2019)
      The Hepacivirus genus comprises single-stranded positive-sense RNA viruses within the family Flaviviridae. Several hepaciviruses have been identified in different mammals, including multiple rodent species in Africa, ...
    • Novel parvoviruses from wild and domestic animals in Brazil provide new insights into parvovirus distribution and diversity 

      Souza, William Marciel de; Dennis, Tristan; Fumagalli, Marcílio Jorge; Araujo, Jansen; Santos Jr, Gilberto Sabino; Maia, Felipe Gonçalves Motta; Acrani, Gustavo Olszanski; Carrasco, Adriano de Oliveira Torres; Romeiro, Marilia Farignoli; Modha, Sejal; Vieira, Luiz Carlos; Ometto, Tatiana; Queiroz, Luiza Helena; Durigon, Edison Luiz; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes; Gifford, Robert James (MDPI, 2018)
      Abstract: Parvoviruses (family Parvoviridae) are small, single-stranded DNA viruses. Many parvoviral pathogens of medical, veterinary and ecological importance have been identified. In this study, we used high-throughput ...
    • Oropouche orthobunyavirus: genetic characterization of full-length genomes and development of molecular methods to discriminate natural reassortments 

      Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Souza, William Marciel de; Savji, Nazir; Figueiredo, Mário Luís; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Lima, Clayton Pereira Silva de; Vasconcelos, Helena Baldez; Rodrigues, Sueli Guerreiro; Lipkin, W. Ian; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa; Palacios, Gustavo (Elsevier, 2019)
      Oropouche orthobunyavirus (OROV) has significant impact in public health in Amazon region. This arbovirus is one of the most common causes of febrile illness in Brazil, and is responsible for several epidemics since 1960's. ...
    • Paramyxoviruses from neotropical bats suggest a novel genus and nephrotropism 

      Souza, William Marciel de; Fumagalli, Marcilio Jorge; Carrera, Jean Paul; Araújo, Jansen de; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Carvalho, Cristiano de; Durigon, Edison Luiz; Queiroz, Luiza Helena; Faria, Nuno Rodrigues; Murcia, Pablo R; Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes (Elsevier, 2021)
      Paramyxoviruses have a broad host range and geographic distribution, including human pathogens transmitted by bats, such as Nipah and Hendra viruses. In this study, we combined high-throughput sequencing and molecular ...
    • Revalidation and genetic characterization of new members of Group C (Orthobunyavirus genus, Peribunyaviridae family) isolated in the Americas 

      Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Souza, William Marciel de; Acrani, Gustavo Olszanski; Cardoso, Jedson Ferreira; Silva, Sandro Patroca da; Badra, Soraya Jabur; Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando da Costa (Public Library of Science, 2018)
      Group C serogroup includes members of the Orthobunyavirus genus (family Peribunyaviridae) and comprises 15 arboviruses that can be associated with febrile illness in humans. Although previous studies described the genome ...
    • Schistosomiasis Mansoni in the Amazon Region: malacological surveys of intermediate hosts for the identification of disease transmission areas in Belém, Pará, Brazil 

      Goveia, Christiane de Oliveira; Guimarães, Ricardo José de Paula Souza e; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Dias, Isabelle Helena Lima; Enk, Martin Johannes (David Publishing, 2019)
      In Brazil, schistosomiasis occurrence is related to the presence of the etiological agent Schistosoma mansoni. The presence of mollusks for Biomphalaria genus is a necessary condition for development of the parasite cycle. ...