Thiago Castro-Gomes Departamento de Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte
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Maria Horta Departamento de Parasitologia, UFMG, Belo Horizonte
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Thamires Queiroz-Oliveira Departamento de Parasitologia, UFMG, Belo Horizonte
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Natália do Couto Department of Morphology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2016-2020
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Luciana Oliveira Andrade
  • Associate Professor, Department of Morphology, Inctitute of Biological Sciences / Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2005-
Research focus
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  • 1 Author merit

Education

PhD in Biochemistry, PhD Program in Biochemistry and Immunology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2000

Publications

• Dias, P. P., Capila, R. F., do Couto, N. F., Estrada, D., Gadelha, F. R., Radi, R., Piacenza, L. and Andrade, L. O. (2017). Cardiomyocyte oxidants production may signal to T. cruzi intracellular development. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(8): e0005852.
• Horta, M. F., Andrade, L. O., Martins-Duarte, E. S. and Castro-Gomes, T. (2020). Cell invasion by intracellular parasites - the many roads to infection. J Cell Sci 133(4).
• Couto, N. F., Rezende, L., Fernandes-Braga, W., Alves, A. P., Agero, U., Alvarez-Leite, J., Damasceno, N. R. T., Castro-Gomes, T. and Andrade, L. O. (2020). OxLDL alterations in endothelial cell membrane dynamics leads to changes in vesicle trafficking and increases cell susceptibility to injury. Biochim Biophys Acta Biomembr 1862(3): 183139.
• Andrade, L. O. (2019). Plasma membrane repair involvement in parasitic and other pathogen infections. Curr Top Membr 84: 217-238.
• Cavalcante-Costa, V. S., Costa-Reginaldo, M., Queiroz-Oliveira, T., Oliveira, A. C. S., Couto, N. F., Dos Anjos, D. O., Lima-Santos, J., Andrade, L. O., Horta, M. F. and Castro-Gomes, T. (2019). Leishmania amazonensis hijacks host cell lysosomes involved in plasma membrane repair to induce invasion in fibroblasts. J Cell Sci 132(6).
• Pereira, N. B., Bastos, V. C., de Souza, J. C., Diniz, M. G., Vitorio, J. G., Kitten, G. T., de Oliveira Andrade, L., de Avelar, G. F., Castro, W. H., Bernardes, V. F., Dias, A. A. M., Gomez, R. S. and Gomes, C. C. (2020). First insights for targeted therapies in odontogenic myxoma. Clin Oral Investig 24(7): 2451-2458.
• Bastos, V. C., Pereira, N. B., Diniz, M. G., Andrade, L. O., Castro, W. H., Kitten, G. T., Gomez, R. S. and Gomes, C. C. (2019). Bringing benign ectomesenchymal odontogenic tumours to the lab: An in vitro study using an organotypic culture model. J Oral Pathol Med 48(2): 174-179.
• Queiroz, I. R., Mendes, N. F., Galdino, D. A., Amaral, J. H. and Andrade, L. O. (2018). Metodologia Mapas Conceituais Aplicada ao Ensino Superior: uma Experiência com a Disciplina de Biologia Celular. REVISTA EDUCAONLINE, v. 12, p. 69, 2018.
• Gomes Passos Silva, D., da Silva Santos, S., Nardelli, S. C., Mendes, I. C., Freire, A. C. G., Repoles, B. M., Resende, B. C., Costa-Silva, H. M., da Silva, V. S., Oliveira, K. A. et al. (2018). The in vivo and in vitro roles of Trypanosoma cruzi Rad51 in the repair of DNA double strand breaks and oxidative lesions. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 12(11): e0006875.
• Alves, C. L., Repoles, B. M., da Silva, M. S., Mendes, I. C., Marin, P. A., Aguiar, P. H. N., Santos, S. D. S., Franco, G. R., Macedo, A. M., Pena, S. D. J., Andrade, L. O., Guarneri, A. A., Tahara, E. B., Elias, M. C. and Machado, C. R. (2018). The recombinase Rad51 plays a key role in events of genetic exchange in Trypanosoma cruzi. Sci Rep 8(1): 13335.
• Estrada, D., Specker, G., Martinez, A., Dias, P. P., Hissa, B., Andrade, L. O., Radi, R. and Piacenza, L. (2018). Cardiomyocyte diffusible redox mediators control Trypanosoma cruzi infection: role of parasite mitochondrial iron superoxide dismutase. Biochem J 475(7): 1235-1251.
• Dias, P. P., Capila, R. F., do Couto, N. F., Estrada, D., Gadelha, F. R., Radi, R., Piacenza, L. and Andrade, L. O. (2017). Cardiomyocyte oxidants production may signal to T. cruzi intracellular development. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(8): e0005852.
• Couto, N. F., Pedersane, D., Rezende, L., Dias, P. P., Corbani, T. L., Bentini, L. C., Oliveira, A. C. S., Kelles, L. F., Castro-Gomes, T. and Andrade, L. O. (2017). LAMP-2 absence interferes with plasma membrane repair and decreases T. cruzi host cell invasion. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(6): e0005657.
• Andrade, L. (2016). Understanding the role of cholesterol in cellular biomechanics and regulation of vesicular trafficking: The power of imaging. Biomedical Spectroscopy and Imaging 5: S101-S117.
• Camargos, B. M., Tavares, R. L., Del Puerto, H. L., Andrade, L. O., Camargos, A. F. and Reis, F. M. (2015). BMP-4 increases activin A gene expression during osteogenic differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells. Growth Factors 33(2): 133-138.
• Hissa, B., Pontes, B., Roma, P. M., Alves, A. P., Rocha, C. D., Valverde, T. M., Aguiar, P. H., Almeida, F. P., Guimaraes, A. J., Guatimosim, C., Silva, A. M., Fernandes, M. C., Andrews, N. W., Viana, N. B., Mesquita, O. N., Agero, U. and Andrade, L. O. (2013). Membrane cholesterol removal changes mechanical properties of cells and induces secretion of a specific pool of lysosomes. PLoS One 8(12): e82988.
• Aguiar, P. H., Furtado, C., Repoles, B. M., Ribeiro, G. A., Mendes, I. C., Peloso, E. F., Gadelha, F. R., Macedo, A. M., Franco, G. R., Pena, S. D., Teixeira, S. M., Vieira, L. Q., Guarneri, A. A., Andrade, L. O. and Machado, C. R. (2013). Oxidative stress and DNA lesions: the role of 8-oxoguanine lesions in Trypanosoma cruzi cell viability. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(6): e2279.
• dos Santos, S. L., Freitas, L. M., Lobo, F. P., Rodrigues-Luiz, G. F., Mendes, T. A., Oliveira, A. C., Andrade, L. O., Chiari, E., Gazzinelli, R. T., Teixeira, S. M., Fujiwara, R. T. and Bartholomeu, D. C. (2012). The MASP family of Trypanosoma cruzi: changes in gene expression and antigenic profile during the acute phase of experimental infection. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6(8): e1779.
• Hissa, B., Duarte, J. G., Kelles, L. F., Santos, F. P., del Puerto, H. L., Gazzinelli-Guimaraes, P. H., de Paula, A. M., Agero, U., Mesquita, O. N., Guatimosim, C., Chiari, E. and Andrade, L. O. (2012). Membrane cholesterol regulates lysosome-plasma membrane fusion events and modulates Trypanosoma cruzi invasion of host cells. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6(3): e1583.
• Del Puerto, H. L., Martins, A. S., Milsted, A., Souza-Fagundes, E. M., Braz, G. F., Hissa, B., Andrade, L. O., Alves, F., Rajao, D. S., Leite, R. C. and Vasconcelos, A. C. (2011). Canine distemper virus induces apoptosis in cervical tumor derived cell lines. Virol J 8: 334.
• Ferreira, A. V., Segatto, M., Menezes, Z., Macedo, A. M., Gelape, C., de Oliveira Andrade, L., Nagajyothi, F., Scherer, P. E., Teixeira, M. M. and Tanowitz, H. B. (2011). Evidence for Trypanosoma cruzi in adipose tissue in human chronic Chagas disease. Microbes Infect 13(12-13): 1002-1005.
• Andrade, L. O., Galvao, L. M., Meirelles Mde, N., Chiari, E., Pena, S. D. and Macedo, A. M. (2010). Differential tissue tropism of Trypanosoma cruzi strains: an in vitro study. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 105(6): 834-837.
• Albertti, L. A., Macedo, A. M., Chiari, E., Andrews, N. W. and Andrade, L. O. (2010). Role of host lysosomal associated membrane protein (LAMP) in Trypanosoma cruzi invasion and intracellular development. Microbes Infect 12(10): 784-789.
• Gaspar, E. B., Mortara, R. A., Andrade, L. O. and da Silva, C. V. (2009). Lysosomal exocytosis: an important event during invasion of lamp deficient cells by extracellular amastigotes of Trypanosoma cruzi. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 384(2): 265-269.
• Freitas, J. M., Andrade, L. O., Pires, S. F., Lima, R., Chiari, E., Santos, R. R., Soares, M., Machado, C. R., Franco, G. R., Pena, S. D. and Macedo, A. M. (2009). The MHC gene region of murine hosts influences the differential tissue tropism of infecting Trypanosoma cruzi strains. PLoS One 4(4): e5113.
• Andrade, L. O. and Andrews, N. W. (2005). The Trypanosoma cruzi-host-cell interplay: location, invasion, retention. Nat Rev Microbiol 3(10): 819-823.
• Albertti, L. A., Macedo, A. M., Chiari, E., Andrews, N. W. and Andrade, L. O. (2010). Role of host lysosomal associated membrane protein (LAMP) in Trypanosoma cruzi invasion and intracellular development. Microbes Infect 12(10): 784-789.
• Gaspar, E. B., Mortara, R. A., Andrade, L. O. and da Silva, C. V. (2009). Lysosomal exocytosis: an important event during invasion of lamp deficient cells by extracellular amastigotes of Trypanosoma cruzi. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 384(2): 265-269.
• Freitas, J. M., Andrade, L. O., Pires, S. F., Lima, R., Chiari, E., Santos, R. R., Soares, M., Machado, C. R., Franco, G. R., Pena, S. D. and Macedo, A. M. (2009). The MHC gene region of murine hosts influences the differential tissue tropism of infecting Trypanosoma cruzi strains. PLoS One 4(4): e5113.
• Andrade, L. O. and Andrews, N. W. (2005). The Trypanosoma cruzi-host-cell interplay: location, invasion, retention. Nat Rev Microbiol 3(10): 819-823.
• Chakrabarti, S., Andrade, L. O. and Andrews, N. W. (2005). Trypanosoma cruzi invades synaptotagmin VII-deficient cells by a PI-3 kinase independent pathway. Mol Biochem Parasitol 141(1): 125-128.
1 Protocol published
Measuring Intracellular Vesicle Density and Dispersion Using Fluorescence Microscopy and ImageJ/FIJI
Cell signalling, cell secretion, and plasma membrane repair are processes that critically rely on intracellular vesicles, important components of the endocytic and secretory pathways. More specifically, the strategic distribution of intracellular ...
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