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Wanderley de Souza Laboratório de Ultraestrutura Celular Herta Meyer, Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Centro de Ciências da Saúde, Cidade Universitária, Bloco G, Ilha do Fundão, Brazil
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Viviane Sant’Anna Laboratório de Biologia de Helmintos Otto Wucherer, Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Centro de Ciências da Saúde, Cidade Universitária, Bloco G, Ilha do Fundão, Brazil
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Rossiane C. Vommaro
  • Laboratório de Ultraestrutura Celular Herta Meyer, Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Centro de Ciências da Saúde, Cidade Universitária, Bloco G, Ilha do Fundão, Brazil
  • 1 Author merit

Education

Ph.D in Biological Sciences, Biophysics, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Brasil, 1996

Current position

Associate Professor in Parasitology,  Laboratório de Ultraestrutura Cellular Hertha Mayer, Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Publications

  1. Sant'anna, V., de Souza, W. and Vommaro, R. C. (2016). Anthelmintic effect of herbicidal dinitroanilines on the nematode model Caenorhabditis elegans. Exp Parasitol 167: 43-49.
  2. Paredes-Santos, T. C., Tomita, T., Yan Fen, M., de Souza, W., Attias, M., Vommaro, R. C. and Weiss, L. M. (2016). Development of dual fluorescent stage specific reporter strain of Toxoplasma gondii to follow tachyzoite and bradyzoite development in vitro and in vivo. Microbes Infect 18(1): 39-47.
  3. Martins-Duarte, E. S., Carias, M., Vommaro, R., Surolia, N. and de Souza, W. (2016). Apicoplast fatty acid synthesis is essential for pellicle formation at the end of cytokinesis in Toxoplasma gondii. J Cell Sci 129(17): 3320-3331.
  4. Martins-Duarte, E. S., Dubar, F., Lawton, P., da Silva, C. F., Soeiro Mde, N., de Souza, W., Biot, C. and Vommaro, R. C. (2015). Ciprofloxacin derivatives affect parasite cell division and increase the survival of mice infected with Toxoplasma gondii. PLoS One 10(5): e0125705.
  5. Moreira-Souza, A. C., Marinho, Y., Correa, G., Santoro, G. F., Coutinho, C. M., Vommaro, R. C. and Coutinho-Silva, R. (2015). Pyrimidinergic receptor activation controls Toxoplasma gondii infection in macrophages. PLoS One 10(7): e0133502.
  6. Falcão, L. S., Antunes, E. N. F., Ferreira, E. O., Pauer, H., Romanos, M. T. V., Vommaro, R. C., Seabra, S. H., Alviano, D. S., Alviano, C. S., da Silva, A. J. R., Lobo, L. A. and Domingues, R. M. C. P. (2015). Bacteroides fragilis Supernatant Extracts Enriched in Phenylacetic Acid Induce a Cytotoxic Effect in Mammalian Cells. Advances in Microbiology p: 730-736.
  7. Pissinate, K., dos Santos Martins-Duarte, E., Schaffazick, S. R., de Oliveira, C. P., Vommaro, R. C., Guterres, S. S., Pohlmann, A. R. and de Souza, W. (2014). Pyrimethamine-loaded lipid-core nanocapsules to improve drug efficacy for the treatment of toxoplasmosis. Parasitol Res 113(2): 555-564.
  8. Martins-Duarte, E. S., de Souza, W. and Vommaro, R. C. (2013). Toxoplasma gondii: the effect of fluconazole combined with sulfadiazine and pyrimethamine against acute toxoplasmosis in murine model. Exp Parasitol 133(3): 294-299.
  9. Sant'anna, V., Vommaro, R. C. and de Souza, W. (2013). Caenorhabditis elegans as a model for the screening of anthelminthic compounds: ultrastructural study of the effects of albendazole. Exp Parasitol 135(1): 1-8.
  10. Pauer, H., Cavalcanti, S. N., Teixeira, F. L., Santos-Filho, J., Vommaro, R. C., Oliveira, A. C., Ferreira, E. O. and Domingues, R. R. (2013). Inactivation of a fibronectin-binding TonB-dependent protein increases adhesion properties of Bacteroides fragilis. J Med Microbiol 62(Pt 10): 1524-1530.
  11. Paredes-Santos, T. C., Martins-Duarte, E. S., Vitor, R. W., de Souza, W., Attias, M. and Vommaro, R. C. (2013). Spontaneous cystogenesis in vitro of a Brazilian strain of Toxoplasma gondii. Parasitol Int 62(2): 181-188.
  12. Koinia, E. N., Avlonitisa, N., Martins-Duartec, E. S., de Souzac, W., Vommaroc, R. C. and Calogeropoulou, T. (2012). Divergent synthesis of 2,6-diaryl-substituted 5,7,8-trimethyl-1,4-benzoxazines via microwave-promoted palladium-catalyzed Suzuki Miyaura cross coupling and biological evaluation. Tetrahedron 68(50): 10302-10309.
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Assay to Access Anthelmintic Activity of Small Molecule Drugs Using Caenohabidtis elegans as a Model
Authors:  Viviane Sant’Anna, Wanderley de Souza and Rossiane C. Vommaro, date: 01/20/2017, view: 2211, Q&A: 0
This protocol proposes to use the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans as a model to screen and study the anthelmintic activity of natural and synthetic compounds and to observe their effects on the morphology and the ultrastructure of the ...