Mirelle Silva-Bailão Universidade Federal de Goiás, Unidade Acadêmica Especial Ciências da Saúde, Brazil
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Elisa Flávia Bailão Universidade Estadual de Goiás, Câmpus Henrique Santillo, Brazil
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Daniel Kosman Department of Biochemistry, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
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Célia Maria de Almeida Soares
  • Laboratório de Biologia Molecular, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Goiás, Brazil
Research focus
  • Microbiology
  • 1 Author merit


Ph. D. in Biophysics and molecular biology, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1989

Current position

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Pathology, Universidade de Brasília, Brasília, DF

Full Professor, Department Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil.


  1. Araujo, F. S., Coelho, L. M., Silva Ldo, C., da Silva Neto, B. R., Parente-Rocha, J. A., Bailao, A. M., de Oliveira, C. M., Fernandes Gda, R., Hernandez, O., Ochoa, J. G., Soares, C. M. and Pereira, M. (2016). Effects of Argentilactone on the Transcriptional Profile, Cell Wall and Oxidative Stress of Paracoccidioides spp. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 10(1): e0004309.

  2. Tamayo, D., Munoz, J. F., Lopez, A., Uran, M., Herrera, J., Borges, C. L., Restrepo, A., Soares, C. M., Taborda, C. P., Almeida, A. J., McEwen, J. G. and Hernandez, O. (2016). Identification and Analysis of the Role of Superoxide Dismutases Isoforms in the Pathogenesis of Paracoccidioides spp. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 10(3): e0004481.

  3. Rodrigues, L. N., Brito, W. A., Parente, A. F., Weber, S. S., Bailao, A. M., Casaletti, L., Borges, C. L. and Soares, C. M. (2016). Osmotic stress adaptation of Paracoccidioides lutzii, Pb01, monitored by proteomics. Fungal Genet Biol 95: 13-23.

  4. Chaves, E. G., Weber, S. S., Bao, S. N., Pereira, L. A., Bailao, A. M., Borges, C. L. and Soares, C. M. (2015). Analysis of Paracoccidioides secreted proteins reveals fructose 1,6-bisphosphate aldolase as a plasminogen-binding protein. BMC Microbiol 15: 53.

  5. Irinyi, L., Serena, C., Garcia-Hermoso, D., Arabatzis, M., Desnos-Ollivier, M., Vu, D., Cardinali, G., Arthur, I., Normand, A. C., Giraldo, A., da Cunha, K. C., Sandoval-Denis, M., Hendrickx, M., Nishikaku, A. S., de Azevedo Melo, A. S., Merseguel, K. B., Khan, A., Parente Rocha, J. A., Sampaio, P., da Silva Briones, M. R., e Ferreira, R. C., de Medeiros Muniz, M., Castanon-Olivares, L. R., Estrada-Barcenas, D., Cassagne, C., Mary, C., Duan, S. Y., Kong, F., Sun, A. Y., Zeng, X., Zhao, Z., Gantois, N., Botterel, F., Robbertse, B., Schoch, C., Gams, W., Ellis, D., Halliday, C., Chen, S., Sorrell, T. C., Piarroux, R., Colombo, A. L., Pais, C., de Hoog, S., Zancope-Oliveira, R. M., Taylor, M. L., Toriello, C., de Almeida Soares, C. M., Delhaes, L., Stubbe, D., Dromer, F., Ranque, S., Guarro, J., Cano-Lira, J. F., Robert, V., Velegraki, A. and Meyer, W. (2015). International Society of Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM)-ITS reference DNA barcoding database--the quality controlled standard tool for routine identification of human and animal pathogenic fungi. Med Mycol 53(4): 313-337.

  6. Soares, M. A., de Carvalho Araujo, R. A., Marini, M. M., de Oliveira, L. M., de Lima, L. G., de Souza Alves, V., Felipe, M. S., Brigido, M. M., de Almeida Soares, C. M., da Silveira, J. F., Ruiz, J. C. and Cisalpino, P. S. (2015). Identification and characterization of expressed retrotransposons in the genome of the Paracoccidioides species complex. BMC Genomics 16: 376.

  7. Rocha, T. L., Santos, A. P., Yamada, A. T., Soares, C. M., Borges, C. L., Bailao, A. M. and Saboia-Morais, S. M. (2015). Proteomic and histopathological response in the gills of Poecilia reticulata exposed to glyphosate-based herbicide. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol 40(1): 175-186.

  8. do Carmo Silva, L., Tamayo Ossa, D. P., Castro, S. V., Bringel Pires, L., Alves de Oliveira, C. M., Conceicao da Silva, C., Coelho, N. P., Bailao, A. M., Parente-Rocha, J. A., Soares, C. M., Ruiz, O. H., Ochoa, J. G. and Pereira, M. (2015). Transcriptome Profile of the Response of Paracoccidioides spp. to a Camphene Thiosemicarbazide Derivative. PLoS One 10(6): e0130703.

  9. Prado, R. S., Bailao, A. M., Silva, L. C., de Oliveira, C. M., Marques, M. F., Silva, L. P., Silveira-Lacerda, E. P., Lima, A. P., Soares, C. M. and Pereira, M. (2015). Proteomic profile response of Paracoccidioides lutzii to the antifungal argentilactone. Front Microbiol 6: 616.

  10. Costa, F. G., Neto, B. R., Goncalves, R. L., da Silva, R. A., de Oliveira, C. M., Kato, L., Freitas Cdos, S., Giannini, M. J., da Silva Jde, F., Soares, C. M. and Pereira, M. (2015). Alkaloids as inhibitors of malate synthase from Paracoccidioides spp.: receptor-ligand interaction-based virtual screening and molecular docking studies, antifungal activity, and the adhesion process. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 59(9): 5581-5594.

  11. Parente, A. F., Naves, P. E., Pigosso, L. L., Casaletti, L., McEwen, J. G., Parente-Rocha, J. A. and Soares, C. M. (2015). The response of Paracoccidioides spp. to nitrosative stress. Microbes Infect 17(8): 575-585.

  12. Tristao, G. B., Assuncao Ldo, P., Dos Santos, L. P., Borges, C. L., Silva-Bailao, M. G., Soares, C. M., Cavallaro, G. and Bailao, A. M. (2014). Predicting copper-, iron-, and zinc-binding proteins in pathogenic species of the Paracoccidioides genus. Front Microbiol 5: 761.

  13. Zambuzzi-Carvalho, P. F., Fernandes, A. G., Valadares, M. C., Tavares Pde, M., Nosanchuk, J. D., Soares, C. M. and Pereira, M. (2015). Transcriptional profile of the human pathogenic fungus Paracoccidioides lutzii in response to sulfamethoxazole. Med Mycol 53(5): 477-492.

  14. Bailao, E. F., Lima Pde, S., Silva-Bailao, M. G., Bailao, A. M., Fernandes Gda, R., Kosman, D. J. and Soares, C. M. (2015). Paracoccidioides spp. ferrous and ferric iron assimilation pathways. Front Microbiol 6: 821.

  15. Lima Pde, S., Casaletti, L., Bailao, A. M., de Vasconcelos, A. T., Fernandes Gda, R. and Soares, C. M. (2014). Transcriptional and proteomic responses to carbon starvation in Paracoccidioides. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8(5): e2855.

  16. Silva-Bailao, M. G., Bailao, E. F., Lechner, B. E., Gauthier, G. M., Lindner, H., Bailao, A. M., Haas, H. and de Almeida Soares, C. M. (2014). Hydroxamate production as a high affinity iron acquisition mechanism in Paracoccidioides spp. PLoS One 9(8): e105805.

  17. Bailao, E. F., Parente, J. A., Pigosso, L. L., de Castro, K. P., Fonseca, F. L., Silva-Bailao, M. G., Bao, S. N., Bailao, A. M., Rodrigues, M. L., Hernandez, O., McEwen, J. G. and Soares, C. M. (2014). Hemoglobin uptake by Paracoccidioides spp. is receptor-mediated. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8(5): e2856.

  18. Silva, M. G., Schrank, A., Bailao, E. F., Bailao, A. M., Borges, C. L., Staats, C. C., Parente, J. A., Pereira, M., Salem-Izacc, S. M., Mendes-Giannini, M. J., Oliveira, R. M., Silva, L. K., Nosanchuk, J. D., Vainstein, M. H. and de Almeida Soares, C. M. (2011). The homeostasis of iron, copper, and zinc in paracoccidioides brasiliensis, cryptococcus neoformans var. Grubii, and cryptococcus gattii: a comparative analysis. Front Microbiol 2: 49.

  19. Rezende, T. C., Borges, C. L., Magalhaes, A. D., de Sousa, M. V., Ricart, C. A., Bailao, A. M. and Soares, C. M. (2011). A quantitative view of the morphological phases of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis using proteomics. J Proteomics 75(2): 572-587.

  20. Bastos, K. P., Bailao, A. M., Borges, C. L., Faria, F. P., Felipe, M. S., Silva, M. G., Martins, W. S., Fiuza, R. B., Pereira, M. and Soares, C. M. (2007). The transcriptome analysis of early morphogenesis in Paracoccidioides brasiliensis mycelium reveals novel and induced genes potentially associated to the dimorphic process. BMC Microbiol 7: 29.

1 Protocol published
59Fe Uptake Assays in Paracoccidioides Species
Iron is an essential micronutrient required for virtually all organisms. This fact is related to the ability of the transition metal to exist in two oxidation states, the reduced ferrous (Fe2+) and the oxidized ferric (Fe3+). ...
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