Claudete Santa-Catarina Laboratório de Biologia Celular e Tecidual, Centro de Biociências e Biotecnologia (CBB), Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro (UENF), Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil
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Marco Antonio Cruz Laboratório de Biotecnologia Vegetal, Núcleo em Ecologia e Desenvolvimento Sócio-ambiental de Macaé, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Macaé, Brazil
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Jackellinne Douétts-Peres Laboratório de Biologia Celular e Tecidual, Centro de Biociências e Biotecnologia (CBB), Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro (UENF), Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil
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Vanildo Silveira
  • Laboratório de Biotecnologia, CBB, UENF, Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D in Biotechnology, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, 2004

Current Position

Associate Professor, Biotechnology Laboratory, Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro, Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Publications (since 2010)

  1. Aragao, V. P. M., Ribeiro, Y. R. D., Reis, R., Macedo, A., Floh, E., Silveira, V. and Santa-Catarina, C. (2016). In vitro organogenesis of Cedrela fissilis Vell. (Meliaceae): the involvement of endogenous polyamines and carbohydrates on shoot development. Plant Cell Tiss Org Cult 124(3):611-620.
  2. Douetts-Peres, J. C., Cruz, M. A., Reis, R. S., Heringer, A. S., de Oliveira, E. A., Elbl, P. M., Floh, E. I., Silveira, V. and Santa-Catarina, C. (2016). Mps1 (Monopolar Spindle 1) Protein Inhibition Affects Cellular Growth and Pro-Embryogenic Masses Morphology in Embryogenic Cultures of Araucaria angustifolia (Araucariaceae). PLoS One 11(4): e0153528.
  3. Fraga, H. P. F., Vieira, L. N., Heringer, A. S., Puttkammer, C. C., Silveira, V. and Guerra, M. P. (2016). DNA methylation and proteome profiles of Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze embryogenic cultures as affected by plant growth regulators supplementation. Plant Cell Tiss Org Cult 125(2):353-374.
  4. Reis, R. S., Vale Ede, M., Heringer, A. S., Santa-Catarina, C. and Silveira, V. (2016). Putrescine induces somatic embryo development and proteomic changes in embryogenic callus of sugarcane. J Proteomics 130: 170-179.
  5. Vale, E. M., Reis, R. S., Santa-Catarina, R., Pereira, M. G., Santa-Catarina, C. and Silveira, V. (2016). Comparative proteomic analysis of the heterosis phenomenon in papaya roots. Scientia Horticulturae 209:178-186.
  6. Aragao, V. P. M., Navarro, B. V., Passamani, L. Z., Macedo, A. F., Floh, E. I. S., Silveira, V. and Santa-Catarina, C. (2015). Free amino acids, polyamines, soluble sugars and proteins during seed germination and early seedling growth of Cedrela fissilis Vellozo (Meliaceae), an endangered hardwood species from the Atlantic Forest in Brazil. Theoretical and Experimental Plant Physiology 27(2):157-169.
  7. Heringer, A. S., Barroso, T., Macedo, A. F., Santa-Catarina, C., Souza, G. H., Floh, E. I., de Souza-Filho, G. A. and Silveira, V. (2015). Label-Free Quantitative Proteomics of Embryogenic and Non-Embryogenic Callus during Sugarcane Somatic Embryogenesis. PLoS One 10(6): e0127803.
  8. Rios, A. P. D., Aragao, V. P. M., Passamani, L. Z., Macedo, A. F., Fulgencio, L. A. P., Floh, E. I. S., Barroso, D. G., Silveira, V. and Santa-Catarina, C. (2015). High level of sucrose, spermine and spermidine are related with the early germination in Plathymenia foliolosa compared to Dalbergia nigra. Theoretical and Experimental Plant Physiology 27(3-4):237-249.
  9. Vale Ede, M., Heringer, A. S., Barroso, T., Ferreira, A. T., da Costa, M. N., Perales, J. E., Santa-Catarina, C. and Silveira, V. (2014). Comparative proteomic analysis of somatic embryo maturation in Carica papaya L. Proteome Sci 12: 37.
  10. Dutra, N. T., Silveira, V., de Azevedo, I. G., Gomes-Neto, L. R., Facanha, A. R., Steiner, N., Guerra, M. P., Floh, E. I. and Santa-Catarina, C. (2013). Polyamines affect the cellular growth and structure of pro-embryogenic masses in Araucaria angustifolia embryogenic cultures through the modulation of proton pump activities and endogenous levels of polyamines. Physiol Plant 148(1): 121-132.
  11. Heringer, A. S., Vale, E. M., Barroso, T., Santa-Catarina, C. and Silveira, V. (2013). Polyethylene glycol effects on somatic embryogenesis of papaya hybrid UENF/CALIMAN 01 seeds. Theoretical and Experimental Plant Physiology 25:116-124.
  12. Silveira, V., de Vita, A. M., Macedo, A. F., Dias, M. F. R., Floh, E. I. S. and Santa-Catarina, C. (2013). Morphological and polyamine content changes in embryogenic and non-embryogenic callus of sugarcane. Plant Cell Tiss Org 114(3):351-364.
  13. Burrieza, H. P., Lopez-Fernandez, M. P., Chiquieri, T. B., Silveira, V. and Maldonado, S. (2012). Accumulation pattern of dehydrins during sugarcane (var. SP80.3280) somatic embryogenesis. Plant Cell Rep 31(12): 2139-2149.
  14. de Oliveira, E. A., Romeiro, N. C., Ribeiro Eda, S., Santa-Catarina, C., Oliveira, A. E., Silveira, V., de Souza Filho, G. A., Venancio, T. M. and Cruz, M. A. (2012). Structural and functional characterization of the protein kinase Mps1 in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS One 7(9): e45707.
  15. Vieira Ldo, N., Santa-Catarina, C., de Freitas Fraga, H. P., Dos Santos, A. L., Steinmacher, D. A., Schlogl, P. S., Silveira, V., Steiner, N., Floh, E. I. and Guerra, M. P. (2012). Glutathione improves early somatic embryogenesis in Araucaria angustifolia (Bert) O. Kuntze by alteration in nitric oxide emission. Plant Sci 195: 80-87.
  16. Balbuena, T. S., Dias, L. L. C., Martins, M. L. B., Chiquieri, T. B., Santa-Catarina, C., Floh, E. I. S. and Silveira, V. (2011). Challenges in proteome analyses of tropical plants. Braz J Plant Physiol 23:91-104.
  17. Balbuena, T. S., Jo, L., Pieruzzi, F. P., Dias, L. L., Silveira, V., Santa-Catarina, C., Junqueira, M., Thelen, J. J., Shevchenko, A. and Floh, E. I. (2011). Differential proteome analysis of mature and germinated embryos of Araucaria angustifolia. Phytochemistry 72(4-5): 302-311.
  18. Cordeiro, F. C., Santa-Catarina, C., Silveira, V. and de Souza, S. R. (2011). Humic acid effect on catalase activity and the generation of reactive oxygen species in corn (Zea mays). Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 75(1): 70-74.
  19. Silveira, V., Dias, L. L. C., Balbuena, T. S., Chiquieri, T. B., Santa-Catarina, C. and Floh, E. I. S. (2011). Proteômica aplicada ao melhoramento de plantas. In: Cardoso, D. L., da Cruz, L. N. and Pereira, T. N. S. (eds). Estratégias em melhoramento de plantas p 55-65 Arka Editora, Viçosa.
  20. Carone, S. B., Santa-Catarina, C., Silveira, V. and Segal Floh, E. I. (2010). Polyamine patterns in haploid and diploid tobacco tissues and in vitro cultures. Braz Arch Biol Technol 53(2):409-417.
  21. Dias, L. L. C., Balbuena, T. S., Silveira, V., Santa-Catarina, C., Shevchenko, A. and Floh, E. I. S. (2010). Two-dimensional gel electrophoretic protein profile analysis during seed development of Ocotea catharinensis: a recalcitrant seed species. Braz J Plant Physiol 22:23-33.
  22. Osti, R. Z., Andrade, J. B. R., Souza, J. P., Silveira, V., Balbuena, T. S., Guerra, M. P., Franco, D. W., Floh, E. I. S. and Santa-Catarina, C. (2010). Nitrosyl ethylenediaminetetraacetate ruthenium(II) complex promotes cellular growth and could be used as nitric oxide donor in plants. Plant Science 178(5):448-453.
  23. Wendt dos Santos, A. L., Silveira, V., Steiner, N., Maraschin, M. and Guerra, M. P. (2010). Biochemical and morphological changes during the growth kinetics of Araucaria angustifolia suspension cultures. Braz Arch Biol Technol 53(3):497-504.
1 Protocol published
Isolating and Measuring the Growth and Morphology of Pro-embryogenic Masses in Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze (Araucariaceae)
Embryogenic suspension cultures of Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze (Araucariaceae) can be used as a model to test the effects of compounds added to the culture medium on the cellular growth and morphology of Pro-Embryogenic Masses ...
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