Press "Enter" to skip to content


(bold = Del-Bem Lab Members, *co-first author, corresponding author)


30. Machado TB, Picorelli ACR, de Azevedo BL, de Aquino ILM, Queiroz VF, Rodrigues RAL, Araújo Jr. JP, Ullmann LS, dos Santos TM, Marques RE, Guimarães SL, Andrade ACSP, Gularte JS, Demoliner M, Filippi M, Pereira VMAG, Spilki FR, Krupovic M, Aylward FO, Del-Bem LE, Abrahão JS. (2023). Gene duplication as a major force driving the genome expansion in some giant viruses. Journal of Virology, e01309-23.

29. Hongo JA*, de Castro GM*, Menezes APA*, Picorelli ACR, da Silva TTM, Imada EL, Marchionni L, Del-Bem LE, Chaves AV, Almeida GMF, Campelo F, Lobo FP. (2023). CALANGO: A phylogeny-aware comparative genomics tool for discovering quantitative genotype-phenotype associations across species. Patterns,

28. Rodrigues WFC, Lisboa ABP, Lima JE, Ricachenevsky FK, Del-Bem LE (2023). Ferrous iron uptake via IRT1/ZIP evolved at least twice in green plants. New Phytologist,

27. Santos FB, Del-Bem LE (2023). The Evolution of tRNA Copy Number and Repertoire in Cellular Life. Genes, 14(1):27.

26. Strini EJ, Bertolino LT, San Martin JAB, Souza HAO, Pessotti F, Pinoti VF, Ferreira PB, De Paoli HC, Lubini G, Del-Bem LE, Quiapim AC, Mondin M, Araujo APU, Eloy NB, Barberis M, Goldman MHS (2022). Stigma/Style Cell-Cycle Inhibitor 1, a Regulator of Cell Proliferation, Interacts With a Specific 14-3-3 Protein and Is Degraded During Cell Division. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13:857745.

25. Copola AGL, dos Santos IGD, Coutinho LL, Del-Bem LE, Campos-Junior PHA, da Conceição IMCA, Nogueira JM, Costa AC, Silva GAB, Jorge EC (2022). Transcriptomic characterization of the molecular mechanisms induced by RGMa during skeletal muscle nuclei accretion and hypertrophy. BMC Genomics, 23, 188.

24. Santos TM*, Lisboa ABP*, Rodrigues W, Gomes H, Abrahão J, Del-Bem LE (2022). Human variation in the protein receptor ACE2 affects its binding affinity to SARS-CoV-2 in a variant-dependent manner. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 1-9.

23. Fonseca PLC, De-Paula RB, Araújo DS, Tomé LMR, Mendes-Pereira T, Rodrigues WFC, Del-Bem LE, Aguiar ERGR, Góes-Neto, A (2021). Global Characterization of Fungal Mitogenomes: New Insights on Genomic Diversity and Dynamism of Coding Genes and Accessory Elements. Frontiers in Microbiology, 12:787283.

22. Lazzarotto F, Menguer PK, Del-Bem LE, Zámocký M, Margis-Pinheiro M (2021). Ascorbate peroxidase neofunctionalization at the origin of APX-R and APX-L: evidence from basal Archaeplastida. Antioxidants, 10 (4), 597. 

21. Araújo DS, De-Paula RB, Tomé LMR, Quintanilha-Peixoto G, Salvador-Montoya CA, Del-Bem LE, Badotti F, Azevedo VAC, Brenig B, Aguiar ERGR, Drechsler-Santos ER, Fonseca PLC, Góes-Neto A (2021). Comparative mitogenomics of Agaricomycetes: diversity, abundance, impact and coding potential of putative open-reading frames. Mitochondrion, Vol 58, Issue 5, 1-13

20. Souza JSM*, Lisboa ABP*, Santos TM*, Andrade MVS, Neves VBS, Teles-Souza J, Jesus HNR, Bezerra TG, Falcão VGO, Oliveira RC, Del-Bem LE (2020). The evolution of ADAM gene family in eukaryotes. Genomics, Vol 112, Issue 5, 3108-3116.

19. Fonseca PLC, Badotti F, De-Paula RB, Araújo DS, Bortolini DE, Del-Bem LE, Azevedo VA, Brenig B, Aguiar ERGR, Góes-Neto A (2020). Exploring the Relationship Among Divergence Time and Coding and Non-coding Elements in the Shaping of Fungal Mitochondrial Genomes. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11:765.

18. Gomes Neto V, Ribeiro PR, Del-Bem LE, Bernal DT, Cunha Lima ST, Ligterink W, Fernandez LG, de Castro RD (2018). Characterization of the superoxide dismutase gene family in seeds of two Ricinus communis L. genotypes submitted to germination under water restriction conditions. Environmental and Experimental Botany. Vol 155, 453-463.

17. Del-Bem LE (2018). Xyloglucan evolution and the terrestrialization of green plants. New Phytologist219: 1150–1153.

16. de Almeida DSM, do Amaral DOJ, Del-Bem LE, dos Santos EB, Silva RJS, Gramacho KP, Vincentz M, Micheli F (2017). Genome-wide identification and characterization of cacao WRKY transcription factors and analysis of their expression in response to witches’ broom disease. PLoS One, 12 (10), e0187346.

15. Vilela MM*, Del-Bem LE*, Van Sluys MA, de Setta N, Kitajima JP, Cruz GM, Sforça DA, de Souza AP, Ferreira PC, Grativol C, Cardoso-Silva CB, Vicentini R, Vincentz M. (2017). Analysis of Three Sugarcane Homo/Homeologous Regions Suggests Independent Polyploidization Events of Saccharum officinarum and Saccharum spontaneum. Genome Biology & Evolution, 9(2):266-278.

14. De Setta N, Monteiro-Vitorello CB, Metcalfe CJ, Cruz GM, Del Bem LE, Vicentini R, Nogueira FT, Campos RA, Nunes SL, Turrini PC, et al (2014). Building the sugarcane genome for biotechnology and identifying evolutionary trends. BMC Genomics, 15:540.

13. Silveira, AB, Trontin C, Cortijo S, Barau J, Del Bem LEV, Loudet O, Colot V, Vincentz M (2013). Extensive natural epigenetic variation at a de novo originated gene. PLoS Genetics, 9:e1003437.

12. Vicentini R*, Del Bem LEV*, Van Sluys MA, Nogueira FTS, Vincentz M (2012). Gene content analysis of sugarcane public ESTs reveals thousands of missing coding-genes and an unexpected pool of grasses conserved ncRNAs. Tropical Plant Biology, 5:199-205.

11. Ribeiro DA, Del Bem LEV, Vicentini R, Ferraz LFC, Murakami MT, Ottoboni LMM (2011). The small heat shock proteins from Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans: gene expression, phylogenetic analysis, and structural modeling. BMC Microbiology, 11:259.

10. Matiolli CC, Tomaz J, Duarte GT, Prado FM, Del Bem LEV, Silveira AB, Gauer L, Corrêa LGG, Drumond RD, Viana AJC, Di Mascio P, Meyer C, Vincentz M (2011). The Arabidopsis bZIP gene AtbZIP63 is a sensitive integrator of transient abscisic acid and glucose signals. Plant Physiology, 157:692-705.

9. Del Bem LEV (2011). The evolutionary history of calreticulin and calnexin genes in green plants. Genetica, 139:255-259.

8. Campos FAP, Nogueira F, Cardoso KC, Costa GCL, Del Bem LEV, Domont GB, Da Silva MJ, Moreira RC, Soares AA, Jucá TL (2010). Proteome analysis of castor bean seeds. Pure and Applied Chemistry, 82:259-267.

7. Cardoso KC, Da Silva MJ, Costa GGL, Torres TT, Del Bem LEV, Vidal RO, Menossi M, Hyslop S (2010). A transcriptomic analysis of gene expression in the venom gland of the snake Bothrops alternatus (urutu). BMC Genomics, 11:605.

6. Zanca AS, Vicentini R, Ortiz-Morea FA, Del Bem LEV, da Silva MJ, Vincentz M, Nogueira FTS (2010). Identification and expression analysis of microRNAs and targets in the biofuel crop sugarcane. BMC Plant Biology, 10:260.

5. Del Bem LEV, Vincentz MGA (2010). Evolution of xyloglucan-related genes in green plants. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10:341.

4. Costa GGL*, Cardoso KC*, Del Bem LEV*, Lima AC, Cunha MAS, de Campos-Leite L, Vicentini R, Papes F, Moreira RC, Yunes JA, Campos FAP, Da Silva MJ (2010). Transcriptome analysis of the oil-rich seed of the bioenergy crop Jatropha curcas L. BMC Genomics, 11:462.

3. de Faria RS, Ricardi-Branco F, Giannini PCF, Sawakuchi AO, Del Bem LEV (2009). Lycopodiopsis derbyi Renault from the Corumbataí Formation in the state of São Paulo (Guadalupian of Paraná Basin, Southern Brazil): New data from compressed silicified stems. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 158:180-192.

2. Papini-Terzi FS, Rocha FR, Vêncio RZN, Felix JM, Branco DS, Waclawovsky AJ, Del Bem LEV, Lembke CG, Costa MDL, Nishiyama MY, Vicentini R, Vincentz MGA, Ulian EC, Menossi M, Souza GM (2009). Sugarcane genes associated with sucrose content. BMC Genomics, 10:120.

1. Brandão AD, Del Bem LEV, Vincentz M, Buckeridge MS (2009). Expression pattern of four storage xyloglucan mobilization-related genes during seedling development of the rain forest tree Hymenaea courbaril L. Journal of Experimental Botany, 60:1191-1206.