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
Research fields
  • Plant science
Personal information


Ph.D in Biotechnology, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, 2005

Current Position

Associate Professor, Cellular and Tissue Biology Laboratory, Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro, Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Publications (since 2005)

  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. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Ferreira, L. M., de Souza, V. M., Tavares, O. C. H., Zonta, E., Santa-Catarina, C., de Souza, S. R., Fernandes, M. S. and Santos, L. A. (2015). OsAMT1.3 expression alters rice ammonium uptake kinetics and root morphology. Plant Biotechnology Reports 9(4):221-229.
  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. Paiva, L. B., Correa, S. F., Santa-Catarina, C., Floh, E. I. S., da Silva, M. G. and Vitoria, A. P. (2014). Ecophysiological and biochemical parameters for assessing Cr+6 stress conditions in Pterogyne nitens Tul.: new and usual methods for the management and restoration of degraded areas. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal 13(12):3073-3081.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  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. Ribeiro, S. F., Silva, M. S., Da Cunha, M., Carvalho, A. O., Dias, G. B., Rabelo, G., Mello, E. O., Santa-Catarina, C., Rodrigues, R. and Gomes, V. M. (2012). Capsicum annuum L. trypsin inhibitor as a template scaffold for new drug development against pathogenic yeast. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 101(3): 657-670.
  16. Ribeiro, S. F., Taveira, G. B., Carvalho, A. O., Dias, G. B., Da Cunha, M., Santa-Catarina, C., Rodrigues, R. and Gomes, V. M. (2012). Antifungal and other biological activities of two 2S albumin-homologous proteins against pathogenic fungi. Protein J 31(1): 59-67.
  17. Santa-Catarina, C., de Oliveira, R. R., Cutri, L., Floh, E. I. S. and Dornelas, M. C. (2012). WUSCHEL-related genes are expressed during somatic embryogenesis of the basal angiosperm Ocotea catharinensis Mez. (Lauraceae). Trees-Structure and Function 26(2):493-501.
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