Identification and characterization of the expression profile of the microRNAs in the Amazon species Colossoma macropomum by next generation sequencing
Colossoma macropomum is a resistant species native of Amazonas and Orinoco river basins. It is regarded as the second largest finfish of Solimões and Amazon rivers, representing a major fishery resource in Amazonas and ...
Comparative analysis of the transcriptome of the Amazonian fish species Colossoma macropomum (tambaqui) and hybrid tambacu by next generation sequencing
(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 ...
Oropouche orthobunyavirus: genetic characterization of full-length genomes and development of molecular methods to discriminate natural reassortments
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. ...
Schistosomiasis Mansoni in the Amazon Region: malacological surveys of intermediate hosts for the identification of disease transmission areas in Belém, Pará, Brazil
(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. ...