Maria Helena Bodanese Zanettini

Posição: Researcher in Brazil - past collaboration

Email: maria.zanettini@ufrgs.br

Vínculo Profissional:

Full Professor, Dept. Genetics, UFRGS

Lab Website:

Linhas de Pesquisa:
Jaburetox and Soyuretox
Plant Ureases
Ureases - non-catalytic properties
Ureases – structural aspects


– Construction of  soybean plants transgenic for ureases or derived peptides.

– resistance to fungi and insects in soybean plants silenced for ureases

– resistance to fungi and insects in soybean plants transgenic for urease-derived peptides (Jaburetox or Soyuretox)


Currículo: http://lattes.cnpq.br/5436318165340951

Vida no Laboratório:

Collaboration with LaNeurotox/Laprotox began in 2009.


Rechenmacher, C.; Wiebke-Strohm, B.; Oliveira-Busatto, L. A. De; Polacco, J. C.; Carlini, C. R.; Bodanese-Zanettini, M. H. Effect of soybean ureases on seed germination and plant development. Genetics and Molecular Biology (online version), v.40, p.209 – 216, 2017.

Wiebke-Strohm, B.; Ligabue-Braun, R.; Rechenmacher, C.; De Oliveira-Busatto, L. A.; Carlini, C. R.; Bodanese-Zanettini, M. H. Structural and transcriptional characterization of a novel member of the soybean urease gene family. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (Paris), v.101, p.96 – 104, 2016.

Wiebke-Strohm, B.; Pasquali, G.; Pinheiro-Margis, M. M. A. N.; Bencke, M.; Bucker-Neto, L.; Becker-Ritt, A. B.; Martinelli, A. H. S.; Rechenmacher, C.; Polacco, J. C.; Stolf, R.; Marcelino, F. C.; Homrich, M. S.; Del Ponte, E. M.; CARLINI, C. R.; De Carvalho, M. C. C. G.; Bodanese-Zanettini, M. H. Ubiquitous urease affects soybean susceptibility to fungi. Plant Molecular Biology, v.79, p.75 – 87, 2012.

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