• 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 ...