Publications by authors named "Renato A Mortara"

75Publications

Targeting intracellular Leishmania (L.) infantum with nitazoxanide entrapped into phosphatidylserine-nanoliposomes: An experimental study.

Chem Biol Interact 2020 Dec 20;332:109296. Epub 2020 Oct 20.

Centre for Parasitology and Mycology, Instituto Adolfo Lutz, Av. Dr. Arnaldo, 351, 8(o) andar, 01246-000, São Paulo, SP, Brazil. Electronic address:

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December 2020

Genomic Organization and Generation of Genetic Variability in the RHS (Retrotransposon Hot Spot) Protein Multigene Family in .

Genes (Basel) 2020 Sep 17;11(9). Epub 2020 Sep 17.

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo 04023-062, SP, Brazil.

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September 2020

Amastigote Synapse: The Tricks of Extracellular Amastigotes.

Front Microbiol 2018 27;9:1341. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

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June 2018

A Carbohydrate Moiety of Secreted Stage-Specific Glycoprotein 4 Participates in Host Cell Invasion by Extracellular Amastigotes.

Front Microbiol 2018 10;9:693. Epub 2018 Apr 10.

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

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April 2018

BALB/c and C57BL/6 Mice Cytokine Responses to Infection Are Independent of Parasite Strain Infectivity.

Front Microbiol 2018 26;9:553. Epub 2018 Mar 26.

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

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March 2018

Rac1/WAVE2 and Cdc42/N-WASP Participation in Actin-Dependent Host Cell Invasion by Extracellular Amastigotes of .

Front Microbiol 2018 28;9:360. Epub 2018 Feb 28.

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

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February 2018

ERM Proteins Play Distinct Roles in Cell Invasion by Extracellular Amastigotes of .

Front Microbiol 2017 21;8:2230. Epub 2017 Nov 21.

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

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November 2017

Inositol Phosphorylceramide: Distinctive Sphingoid Base Composition.

Front Microbiol 2017 4;8:1453. Epub 2017 Aug 4.

Departamento de Bioquímica, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São PauloSão Paulo, Brazil.

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August 2017

: The Ability to Invade Epithelial Cells and Survive under Oxidative Stress Is Unlinked to Hyphal Length.

Front Microbiol 2017 17;8:1235. Epub 2017 Jul 17.

Disciplina de Parasitologia, Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São PauloSão Paulo, Brazil.

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July 2017

Protein SUMOylation is Involved in Cell-cycle Progression and Cell Morphology in Giardia lamblia.

J Eukaryot Microbiol 2017 07 27;64(4):491-503. Epub 2016 Dec 27.

Departamento de Ciências Biológicas, Instituto de Ciências Ambientais, Químicas e Farmacêuticas, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Rua São Nicolau 210, 09913-030, Diadema, SP, Brazil.

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July 2017

Dual localization of Mdj1 in pathogenic fungi varies with growth temperature.

Med Mycol 2014 Feb 19;52(2):187-95. Epub 2014 Feb 19.

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, EPM-UNIFESP.

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February 2014

Trypanosoma cruzi: role of δ-amastin on extracellular amastigote cell invasion and differentiation.

PLoS One 2012 18;7(12):e51804. Epub 2012 Dec 18.

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina-UNIFESP, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

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June 2013

Trypanosoma cruzi extracellular amastigotes and host cell signaling: more pieces to the puzzle.

Front Immunol 2012 30;3:363. Epub 2012 Nov 30.

Disciplina de Parasitologia, Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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December 2012

Extracellular amastigotes of Trypanosoma cruzi are potent inducers of phagocytosis in mammalian cells.

Cell Microbiol 2013 Jun 9;15(6):977-91. Epub 2013 Jan 9.

Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA.

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June 2013

Hypothalamic melanin-concentrating hormone projections to the septo-hippocampal complex in the rat.

J Chem Neuroanat 2013 Jan 1;47:1-14. Epub 2012 Nov 1.

Laboratory of Chemical Neuroanatomy, Department of Anatomy, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo - USP, 05508-000, São Paulo, Brazil.

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January 2013

Sesquiterpene lactones and the diterpene 5-epi-icetexone affect the intracellular and extracellular stages of Trypanosoma cruzi.

Parasitol Int 2012 Dec 23;61(4):628-33. Epub 2012 Jun 23.

Laboratorio de Biología y Fisiología Celular, Dr. Francisco Bertini, Instituto de Histología y Embriología, Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina.

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December 2012

The diverse and dynamic nature of Leishmania parasitophorous vacuoles studied by multidimensional imaging.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2012 14;6(2):e1518. Epub 2012 Feb 14.

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Escola Paulista de Medicina, UNIFESP, São Paulo, Brazil.

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June 2012

The repetitive cytoskeletal protein H49 of Trypanosoma cruzi is a calpain-like protein located at the flagellum attachment zone.

PLoS One 2011 11;6(11):e27634. Epub 2011 Nov 11.

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil.

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April 2012

LFR1 ferric iron reductase of Leishmania amazonensis is essential for the generation of infective parasite forms.

J Biol Chem 2011 Jul 10;286(26):23266-79. Epub 2011 May 10.

Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742-5815, USA.

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July 2011

Trypanosoma cruzi subverts the sphingomyelinase-mediated plasma membrane repair pathway for cell invasion.

J Exp Med 2011 May 2;208(5):909-21. Epub 2011 May 2.

Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA.

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May 2011

Fusion between Leishmania amazonensis and Leishmania major parasitophorous vacuoles: live imaging of coinfected macrophages.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2010 Dec 7;4(12):e905. Epub 2010 Dec 7.

Department of Microbiology, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

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December 2010

Leishmania amazonensis META2 protein confers protection against heat shock and oxidative stress.

Exp Parasitol 2011 Jan 14;127(1):228-37. Epub 2010 Aug 14.

Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas, Universidade de São Paulo, USP, São Paulo, Brazil.

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January 2011

Characterization of a gene encoding alcohol dehydrogenase in benznidazole-susceptible and -resistant populations of Trypanosoma cruzi.

Acta Trop 2009 Jul 5;111(1):56-63. Epub 2009 Mar 5.

Laboratório de Parasitologia Celular e Molecular, Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou - FIOCRUZ, MG, Brazil.

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July 2009

Homology, paralogy and function of DGF-1, a highly dispersed Trypanosoma cruzi specific gene family and its implications for information entropy of its encoded proteins.

Mol Biochem Parasitol 2009 May 15;165(1):19-31. Epub 2009 Jan 15.

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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May 2009

Oropouche virus entry into HeLa cells involves clathrin and requires endosomal acidification.

Virus Res 2008 Dec 28;138(1-2):139-43. Epub 2008 Oct 28.

Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of São Paulo School of Medicine at Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

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December 2008

Co-ordinated expression of lymphoid and myeloid specific transcription factors during B-1b cell differentiation into mononuclear phagocytes in vitro.

Immunology 2009 Jan 14;126(1):114-22. Epub 2008 Aug 14.

Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, São Paulo, Brazil.

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January 2009

Host cell actin remodeling in response to Trypanosoma cruzi: trypomastigote versus amastigote entry.

Subcell Biochem 2008 ;47:101-9

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, UNIFESP, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Rua Botucatu, 862, 6o andar, 04023-062 São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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July 2008

The role of hemocytes in the immunity of the spider Acanthoscurria gomesiana.

Dev Comp Immunol 2008 3;32(6):716-25. Epub 2007 Dec 3.

Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

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August 2008

Cell death and regeneration in the midgut of the mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus.

J Insect Physiol 2007 Dec 20;53(12):1307-15. Epub 2007 Jul 20.

Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas, Universidade de São Paulo, Av. Prof. Lineu Prestes 1374, São Paulo 05508-000, Brazil.

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December 2007

Tamoxifen is effective against Leishmania and induces a rapid alkalinization of parasitophorous vacuoles harbouring Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis amastigotes.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2007 Sep 21;60(3):526-34. Epub 2007 Jun 21.

Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo 05508-900 SP, Brazil.

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September 2007

Enucleated L929 cells support invasion, differentiation, and multiplication of Trypanosoma cruzi parasites.

Infect Immun 2007 Aug 14;75(8):3700-6. Epub 2007 May 14.

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Rua Botucatu 862, 6th Andar, São Paulo, SP 04023-062, Brazil.

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August 2007

Morphological events during the Trypanosoma cruzi cell cycle.

Protist 2007 Apr 20;158(2):147-57. Epub 2006 Dec 20.

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia-Universidade Federal de São Paulo, R. Botucatu, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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April 2007

Characterization of Schistosoma mansoni ATPDase2 gene, a novel apyrase family member.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2007 Jan 14;352(2):384-9. Epub 2006 Nov 14.

Departamento de Bioquímica, Instituto de Química,Universidade de São Paulo, 05508-900 São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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January 2007

Intracellular location of the ABC transporter PRP1 related to pentamidine resistance in Leishmania major.

Mol Biochem Parasitol 2006 Dec 20;150(2):378-83. Epub 2006 Sep 20.

Instituto de Medicina Tropical, Dept. Moléstias Infecciosas e Parasitárias, São Paulo University Medical School, Av. Dr. Enéas Carvalho Aguiar, 470-4 Andar, 05403-900 São Paulo, Brazil.

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December 2006

Cell invasion by Trypanosoma cruzi amastigotes of distinct infectivities: studies on signaling pathways.

Parasitol Res 2006 Dec 22;100(1):59-68. Epub 2006 Jun 22.

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de São Paulo-UNIFESP, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Rua Botucatu, 862 6th Floor, 04023-062, São Paulo, Brazil.

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December 2006

SmPKC1, a new protein kinase C identified in the platyhelminth parasite Schistosoma mansoni.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2006 Jul 12;345(3):1138-48. Epub 2006 May 12.

Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou, FIOCRUZ, Av. Augusto de Lima 1715, Belo Horizonte, MG 30190-002, Brazil.

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July 2006

Trypanosoma cruzi disrupts myofibrillar organization and intracellular calcium levels in mouse neonatal cardiomyocytes.

Cell Tissue Res 2006 Jun 24;324(3):489-96. Epub 2006 Feb 24.

Seção de Microscopia Eletrônica do Instituto Adolfo Lutz, Av. Dr. Arnaldo, 355-01246-902, São Paulo, Brazil.

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June 2006

Disruption of myofibrillar proteins in cardiac muscle of Calomys callosus chronically infected with Trypanosoma cruzi and treated with immunosuppressive agent.

Parasitol Res 2005 Oct 2;97(4):323-31. Epub 2005 Aug 2.

Seção de Microscopia Eletrônica, Instituto Adolfo Lutz, Av. Dr. Arnaldo 355, 01246-902 São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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October 2005

Mammalian cell invasion and intracellular trafficking by Trypanosoma cruzi infective forms.

An Acad Bras Cienc 2005 Mar 2;77(1):77-94. Epub 2005 Feb 2.

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, UNIFESP, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Rua Botucatu, 862, 6 andar, 04023-062 São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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March 2005

Lectin KM+-induced neutrophil haptotaxis involves binding to laminin.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2005 Jan 20;1721(1-3):152-63. Epub 2004 Nov 20.

Departamento de Biologia Celular e Molecular e Bioagentes Patogênicos, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, Av. Bandeirantes 3900, 14049-900, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil.

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January 2005

Invasion of MDCK epithelial cells with altered expression of Rho GTPases by Trypanosoma cruzi amastigotes and metacyclic trypomastigotes of strains from the two major phylogenetic lineages.

Microbes Infect 2004 Apr;6(5):460-7

Departamento de Microbiologia, Immunologia e Parasitologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo-UNIFESP, Rua Botucatu, 862 6th floor, 04023-062, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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April 2004

Ultrastructural and cytochemical identification of megasome in Leishmania (Leishmania) chagasi.

Parasitol Res 2004 Feb 9;92(3):246-54. Epub 2004 Jan 9.

Centro de Microscopia Eletrônica, Universidade Federal de São Paulo-Escola Paulista de Medicina, Rua Botucatu, 862-Térreo, CEP 04023-062 São Paulo, Brazil.

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February 2004

Diterpenoids from Azorella compacta (Umbelliferae) active on Trypanosoma cruzi.

Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 2003 Apr 18;98(3):413-8. Epub 2003 Jul 18.

Unidad de Parasitolog a, Departamento de Tecnolog a M dica, Universidad de Antofagasta.

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April 2003

Molecular characterization and immunolocalization of Schistosoma mansoni ATP-diphosphohydrolase.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2003 Aug;307(4):831-8

Departamento de Bioquímica, Instituto de Química, Universidade de São Paulo, 05508-900 São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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August 2003

Morphological and physiological changes in Tetrahymena pyriformis for the in vitro cytotoxicity assessment of Triton X-100.

Toxicol In Vitro 2003 Jun;17(3):357-66

Centro de Engenharia Biológica- IBQF, Universidade do Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710-057, Braga, Portugal.

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June 2003

Acidification modulates the traffic of Trypanosoma cruzi trypomastigotes in Vero cells harbouring Coxiella burnetii vacuoles.

Int J Parasitol 2003 Feb;33(2):185-97

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de São Paulo--UNIFESP, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Rua Botucatu, 862 6th floor, 04023-062, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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February 2003

Chromosome localization changes in the Trypanosoma cruzi nucleus.

Eukaryot Cell 2002 Dec;1(6):944-53

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

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December 2002

Mouse resident peritoneal macrophages partially control in vitro infection with Coxiella burnetii phase II.

Microbes Infect 2002 May;4(6):591-8

Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Disciplina de Parasitologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, UNIFESP, Rua Botucatu 862, 6o andar, São Paulo, Brazil.

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May 2002