Fernanda Stanisçuaski

Posição: Graduated - present collaboration

Email: fernanda.staniscuaski@ufrgs.br

Vínculo Profissional:

Associate professor, Dept. Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, UFRGS.

Linhas de Pesquisa:
Jaburetox and Soyuretox
Neurotoxicity of ureases and derived peptides
Plant Ureases
Ureases - non-catalytic properties
Ureases – structural aspects

Formação Acadêmica:

Academic Degree:
B.Sc. Biology (2002, UFRGS)
Cellular and Molecular Biology (2009 – UFRGS) – supervisor Celia Carlini


– Studies on the mechanisms of insecticidal action of ureases and derived peptides.

– Characterization of digestive proteinases, inhibition of diuresis and water transport, and signaling pathways in insects

– Aquaporins of insects and plants


Currículo: http://lattes.cnpq.br/1737545840776257

Vida no Laboratório:

Post-doctoral training (2008-2009) at Ian Orchard‘s lab, University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada


Publications (after graduation)

Fruttero, L. L.; Moyetta, N. R.; Krug, M. S.; Broll, V.; Grahl, M. V. C.; Real-Guerra, R.; Stanisçuaski, F.; Carlini, C. R. Jaburetox affects gene expression and enzyme activities in Rhodnius prolixus, a Chagas’ disease vector. Acta Tropica, v.168, p.54 – 63, 2017.

Moyetta, N. R.; Broll, V.; Perin, A. P. A.; Uberti, A. F.; Grahl, M. V. C.; Stanisçuaski, F.; Carlini, C. R.; Fruttero, L.L.  Jaburetox-induced toxic effects on the hemocytes of  Rhodnius prolixus  (Hemiptera: Reduviidae). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology C-Toxicology & Pharmacology, 200 (2017) 17–26 , 2017.

Staniscuaski, F.; Paluzzi, J-P.; Real-Guerra, R.; Carlini, C. R.; Orchard, I. Expression Analysis and Molecular Characterization of Aquaporins in Rhodnius prolixus. Journal of Insect Physiology, v59: 1140-1150, 2013.

Real-Guerra, R.; Carlini, C. R.; Staniscuaski, F. Role of lysine and acidic amino acid residues on the insecticidal activity of Jackbean urease. Toxicon, v.71, p.76 – 83, 2013.

Real-Guerra, R.; Stanisçuaski, F.; Zambelli, B.; Ciurli, S.; Carlini, C. R. Biochemical and Structural Studies on Native and Recombinant Glycine max UreG: A Detailed Characterization of a Plant Urease Accessory Protein. Plant Molecular Biology, v.78, p.461 – 475, 2012.

Stanisçuaski, F.; Carlini, C. R. Plant Ureases and Related Peptides: Understanding Their Entomotoxic Properties. Toxins, v.4, p.55 – 67, 2012.

Mulinari, F.; Becker-Ritt, A. B.; Demartini D. R.; Ligabue-Braun, R.; Stanisçuaski, F.; Verli, H.; Fragoso, R.R.; Schroeder, E.K.; CARLINI, C. R.; Grossi-de-Sá, M.F. Characterization of JBURE-IIb Isoform of Canavalia ensiformis (L.) DC Urease. E-pub Jul 2, 2011. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. Proteins and Proteomics, v.1814, p.1758 – 1768, 2011.

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