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Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm Effects of Peptides from Venom of Social Wasp and Scorpion on Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii.

das Neves RC, Mortari MR, Schwartz EF, Kipnis A, Junqueira-Kipnis AP.

Toxins (Basel). 2019 Apr 10;11(4). pii: E216. doi: 10.3390/toxins11040216.


Parawixin2 Protects Hippocampal Cells in Experimental Temporal Lobe Epilepsy.

Liberato JL, Godoy LD, Cunha AOS, Mortari MR, de Oliveira Beleboni R, Fontana ACK, Lopes NP, Dos Santos WF.

Toxins (Basel). 2018 Nov 22;10(12). pii: E486. doi: 10.3390/toxins10120486.


Arthropod toxins and their antinociceptive properties: From venoms to painkillers.

Monge-Fuentes V, Arenas C, Galante P, Gonçalves JC, Mortari MR, Schwartz EF.

Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Aug;188:176-185. doi: 10.1016/j.pharmthera.2018.03.007. Epub 2018 Mar 29. Review.


Maternal and developmental toxicity of the hallucinogenic plant-based beverage ayahuasca in rats.

da Motta LG, de Morais JA, Tavares ACAM, Vianna LMS, Mortari MR, Amorim RFB, Carvalho RR, Paumgartten FJR, Pic-Taylor A, Caldas ED.

Reprod Toxicol. 2018 Apr;77:143-153. doi: 10.1016/j.reprotox.2018.03.002. Epub 2018 Mar 6.


Characterization of two peptides isolated from the venom of social wasp Chartergellus communis (Hymenoptera: Vespidae): Influence of multiple alanine residues and C-terminal amidation on biological effects.

Lopes KS, Campos GAA, Camargo LC, de Souza ACB, Ibituruna BV, Magalhães ACM, da Rocha LF, Garcia AB, Rodrigues MC, Ribeiro DM, Costa MC, López MHM, Nolli LM, Zamudio-Zuniga F, Possani LD, Schwartz EF, Mortari MR.

Peptides. 2017 Sep;95:84-93. doi: 10.1016/j.peptides.2017.07.012. Epub 2017 Jul 25.


Polydim-I antimicrobial activity against MDR bacteria and its model membrane interaction.

Rangel M, Castro FFDS, Mota-Lima LD, Clissa PB, Martins DB, Cabrera MPDS, Mortari MR.

PLoS One. 2017 Jun 1;12(6):e0178785. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178785. eCollection 2017.


Evaluation of Thr6-bradykinin purified from Polybia occidentalis wasp venom in the choline uptake of mammal cortices.

Mortari MR, Cunha AO, Carolino RO, Silva JC, Lopes NP, Santos WF.

Pharm Biol. 2016 Dec;54(12):3169-3171. Epub 2016 Aug 26.


Dectin-1 is required for miR155 upregulation in murine macrophages in response to Candida albicans.

Agustinho DP, de Oliveira MA, Tavares AH, Derengowski L, Stolz V, Guilhelmelli F, Mortari MR, Kuchler K, Silva-Pereira I.

Virulence. 2017 Jan 2;8(1):41-52. doi: 10.1080/21505594.2016.1200215. Epub 2016 Jun 13.


Antimycobacterial Activity of a New Peptide Polydim-I Isolated from Neotropical Social Wasp Polybia dimorpha.

das Neves RC, Trentini MM, de Castro e Silva J, Simon KS, Bocca AL, Silva LP, Mortari MR, Kipnis A, Junqueira-Kipnis AP.

PLoS One. 2016 Mar 1;11(3):e0149729. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0149729. eCollection 2016.


Venom gland transcriptome analyses of two freshwater stingrays (Myliobatiformes: Potamotrygonidae) from Brazil.

de Oliveira Júnior NG, Fernandes Gda R, Cardoso MH, Costa FF, Cândido Ede S, Garrone Neto D, Mortari MR, Schwartz EF, Franco OL, de Alencar SA.

Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 26;6:21935. doi: 10.1038/srep21935.


Anxiolytic activity and evaluation of potentially adverse effects of a bradykinin-related peptide isolated from a social wasp venom.

dos Anjos LC, Gomes FM, do Couto LL, Mourão CA, Moreira KG, Silva LP, Mortari MR.

Life Sci. 2016 Mar 15;149:153-9. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2016.02.063. Epub 2016 Feb 18.


Pathophysiological effects caused by the venom of the social wasp Synoeca surinama.

de Castro e Silva J, Oliveira FN, Moreira KG, Mayer AB, Freire DO, Cherobim MD, Gomes de Oliveira Junior N, Schwartz CA, Schwartz EF, Mortari MR.

Toxicon. 2016 Apr;113:41-8. doi: 10.1016/j.toxicon.2016.02.005. Epub 2016 Feb 5.


Neuroactive compounds obtained from arthropod venoms as new therapeutic platforms for the treatment of neurological disorders.

Monge-Fuentes V, Gomes FM, Campos GA, Silva Jde C, Biolchi AM, Dos Anjos LC, Gonçalves JC, Lopes KS, Mortari MR.

J Venom Anim Toxins Incl Trop Dis. 2015 Aug 8;21:31. doi: 10.1186/s40409-015-0031-x. eCollection 2015.


Neuroprotective activity of parawixin 10, a compound isolated from Parawixia bistriata spider venom (Araneidae: Araneae) in rats undergoing intrahippocampal NMDA microinjection.

Fachim HA, Mortari MR, Gobbo-Netto L, Dos Santos WF.

Pharmacogn Mag. 2015 Jul-Sep;11(43):579-85. doi: 10.4103/0973-1296.160450.


Behavioural and neurotoxic effects of ayahuasca infusion (Banisteriopsis caapi and Psychotria viridis) in female Wistar rat.

Pic-Taylor A, da Motta LG, de Morais JA, Junior WM, Santos Ade F, Campos LA, Mortari MR, von Zuben MV, Caldas ED.

Behav Processes. 2015 Sep;118:102-10. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2015.05.004. Epub 2015 Jun 3.


First report of the characterization of the pathophysiological mechanisms caused by the freshwater catfish Pimelodus maculatus (order: Siluriformes).

Sarmiento BE, Rangel M, Gonçalves JC, Pereira L, Rego S, Campos LA, Haddad V Jr, Mortari MR, Schwartz EF.

Toxicon. 2015 Jul;101:55-62. doi: 10.1016/j.toxicon.2015.04.010. Epub 2015 Apr 24.


Anticonvulsant and anxiolytic activity of the peptide fraction isolated from the venom of the social wasp Polybia paulista.

do Couto LL, Dos Anjos LC, Araujo Mde A, Mourão CA, Schwartz CA, Ferreira LB, Mortari MR.

Pharmacogn Mag. 2012 Oct;8(32):292-9. doi: 10.4103/0973-1296.103657.


Anxiety: a systematic review of neurobiology, traditional pharmaceuticals and novel alternatives from medicinal plants.

Gelfuso ÉA, Rosa DS, Fachin AL, Mortari MR, Cunha AO, Beleboni RO.

CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets. 2014 Feb;13(1):150-65. Review.


Another record of significant regional variation in toxicity of Tityus serrulatus venom in Brazil: a step towards understanding the possible role of sodium channel modulators.

Oliveira FN, Mortari MR, Carneiro FP, Guerrero-Vargas JA, Santos DM, Pimenta AM, Schwartz EF.

Toxicon. 2013 Oct;73:33-46. doi: 10.1016/j.toxicon.2013.06.021. Epub 2013 Jul 12.


Pharmacological characterization of Synoeca cyanea venom: an aggressive social wasp widely distributed in the Neotropical region.

Mortari MR, do Couto LL, dos Anjos LC, Mourão CB, Camargos TS, Vargas JA, Oliveira FN, Gati Cdel C, Schwartz CA, Schwartz EF.

Toxicon. 2012 Jan;59(1):163-70. doi: 10.1016/j.toxicon.2011.11.002. Epub 2011 Nov 17.

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