Patricia H. Alvarenga

Research Associate

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Aedes Medicine & Life Sciences
Salivary Proteins and Peptides Medicine & Life Sciences
Heme Medicine & Life Sciences
Culicidae Medicine & Life Sciences
15-Hydroxy-11 alpha,9 alpha-(epoxymethano)prosta-5,13-dienoic Acid Medicine & Life Sciences
Psychodidae Medicine & Life Sciences
Platelets Chemical Compounds
Saliva Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2002 2017

Catalase protects Aedes aegypti from oxidative stress and increases midgut infection prevalence of Dengue but not Zika

Oliveira, J. H. M., Talyuli, O. A. C., Goncalves, R. L. S., Paiva-Silva, G. O., Sorgine, M. H. F., Alvarenga, P. H. & Oliveira, P. L., Apr 5 2017, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 11, 4, e0005525.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxidative Stress

Mast cell coupling to the kallikrein-kinin system fuels intracardiac parasitism and worsens heart pathology in experimental chagas disease

Nascimento, C. R., Andrade, D., Carvalho-Pinto, C. E., Serra, R. R., Vellasco, L., Brasil, G., Ramos-Junior, E. S., da Mota, J. B., Almeida, L. N., Andrade, M. V., Soeiro, M. D. N. C., Juliano, L., Alvarenga, P. H., Oliveira, A. C., Sicuro, F. L., de Carvalho, A. C. C., Svensjö, E. & Scharfstein, J., Aug 2 2017, In : Frontiers in Immunology. 8, AUG, 840.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kallikrein-Kinin System
Chagas Disease
Mast Cells

A sand fly salivary protein vaccine shows efficacy against vector-transmitted cutaneous leishmaniasis in nonhuman primates

Oliveira, F., Rowton, E., Aslan, H., Gomes, R., Castrovinci, P. A., Alvarenga, P. H., Abdeladhim, M., Teixeira, C., Meneses, C., Kleeman, L. T., Guimarães-Costa, A. B., Rowland, T. E., Gilmore, D., Doumbia, S., Reed, S. G., Lawyer, P. G., Andersen, J. F., Kamhawi, S. & Valenzuela, J. G., Jun 3 2015, In : Science Translational Medicine. 7, 290, 290ra90.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salivary Proteins and Peptides
Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
Leishmaniasis Vaccines
Bites and Stings

Novel family of insect salivary inhibitors blocks contact pathway activation by binding to polyphosphate, heparin, and dextran sulfate

Alvarenga, P. H., Xu, X., Oliveira, F., Chagas, A. C., Nascimento, C. R., Francischetti, I. M. B., Juliano, M. A., Juliano, L., Scharfstein, J., Valenzuela, J. G., Ribeiro, J. M. C. & Andersen, J. F., Dec 2013, In : Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. 33, 12, p. 2759-2770 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dextran Sulfate
Factor XI
Salivary Proteins and Peptides
Factor XII

An Insight into the Sialotranscriptome of the Cat Flea, Ctenocephalides felis

Ribeiro, J. M. C., Assumpção, T. C. F., Ma, D., Alvarenga, P. H., Pham, V. M., Andersen, J. F., Francischetti, I. M. B. & Macaluso, K. R., Sep 25 2012, In : PLoS One. 7, 9, e44612.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ctenocephalides felis