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UNIFESP - EPM - Department of Biophysics

Enzymology Lab

We study key enzymes linked to human health, plant diseases and biotechnology” 

ACE-1

Angiotensin converting enzyme 1

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Hypertension

PREP

Prolyl

Oligopeptidase

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Parkinson

NS2B/NS3

Proteases from flaviviruses

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Dengue/Zika

Cathepsin

Lysossomal cathepsins

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Huanglongbing

TOP

Thimet

Oligopeptidase

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Immunology

Falcipain

Proteases from P. falciparum

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Malaria

GNP

Proteases in Gold Nanoparticles

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Biotechnology

Angiogenesis

Proteases and peptides

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Cancer

Meet The Team

Associate Professor

PREP, TOP and viral proteases.

Researcher

Involved in the research projects on angiogenesis and malaria.

Post Doc

Studies the cell signaling cascade involved in cell differentiation. 

PhD stduent

 Studies the influence of PREP and PREPL on the alpha-synuclein aggregation.

Master student

Studies HPV infected cells aiming to better understand the relationship among the resultant oxidative stress with TOP activity and the MHC class I expression.

Full Professor

ACE-1, Cathepsins and Malaria projects.

Technician

Helps all scientifc projetcs of the Lab.

Post Doc

Involved in the research projects on malaria.

PhD student

Correlation of the malignancy of leukemia cells with the activity and expression of peptidases.

PhD student

Works on the development of allosteric inhibitors for NS2-NS3 protease from Zika Virus

Associate Professor

Proteases and new peptides that regulates angiogenesis.

Researcher

Responsible for the Gold Nano Particles project. Involved in the projects on TOP and Cathepsins.

PhD stduent

Works in the cloning and characterization of Diaphorina citri cathepsins, for use as molecular targets in combating the insect, vector of Huanglongbing disease.

PhD stduent

Works on the development of the in cell high trought put screening methods for intracellular protease inhibitors.

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