• Viral diversity of Rhipicephalus microplus parasitizing cattle in southern Brazil 

      Souza, William Marciel de; Fumagalli, Marcílio Jorge; Carrasco, Adriano de Oliveira Torres; Romieiro, Marilia Farignoli; Modha, Sejal; Seki, Meire Christina; Gheller, Janaína Menegazzo; Daffre, Sirlei; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Murcia, Pablo Ramiro; Acrani, Gustavo Olszanski; Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes (Nature Research, 2018)
      Ticks are ectoparasites spread worldwide and are well known as vectors of many viruses of great importance to human and animal health. However, the viral diversity in ticks is still poorly understood, particularly in ...
    • Whole-genome sequencing of an unusual human papillomavirus (HPV71) from Latin America (Brazil) 

      Sousa Júnior, Edivaldo Costa; Silva, Allan Kaio; Reis, Laryssa Danielle da Silva; Fonseca, Lana Patricia da Silva; Silva, Fabiano Reis da; Santos, Fabiolla da Silva dos; Ferreira, Jessylene Almeida; Lima, Clayton Pereira Silva de; Abreu, Michelle Carvalho de; Silvestre, Rodrigo Vellasco Duarte; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira (American Society for Microbiology, 2020)
      We report the complete genome sequencing of human papillomavirus 71 from Latin America (Brazil).
    • Whole-genome sequencing of parvoviruses from wild and domestic animals in Brazil provides new insights into parvovirus distribution and diversity 

      Souza, William Marciel de; Dennis, Tristan Philip Wesley; Fumagalli, Marcílio Jorge; Araujo, Jansen de; 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 Lopes; Queiroz, Luzia Helena; Durigon, Edison Luiz; Nunes, Márcio Roberto Teixeira; Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes; Gifford, Robert James (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 2018)
      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 sequencing ...
    • 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; Alcantara, Luiz Carlos Júnior (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 ...