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Antonio Vargas de Oliveira Figueira

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Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Centro de Energia Nuclear na Agricultura (CENA)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Bachelor of Science in Agronomy from Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (1983) and PhD from Purdue University (1992). Experience in Genetics, focusing on Plant Biology, Genetics and Physilogy, acting on the following subjects: cacao, theobroma, and saccharum spp. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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DE JESUS, ONILDO NUNES; DE OLIVEIRA E SILVA, SEBASTIAO; AMORIM, EDSON PERITO; FERREIRA, CLAUDIA FORTES; SALABERT DE CAMPOS, JOSE MARCELLO; SILVA, GABRIELA DE GASPARI; FIGUEIRA, ANTONIO. Genetic diversity and population structure of Musa accessions in ex situ conservation. BMC PLANT BIOLOGY, v. 13, . Web of Science Citations: 25. (08/03470-0)

LOMBARDI-CRESTANA, SIMONE; AZEVEDO, MARIANA DA SILVA; FERREIRA E SILVA, GERALDO FELIPE; PINO, LILIAN ELLEN; APPEZZATO-DA-GLORIA, BEATRIZ; FIGUEIRA, ANTONIO; SILVEIRA NOGUEIRA, FABIO TEBALDI; PEREIRA PERES, LAZARO EUSTAQUIO. The Tomato (Solanum Lycopersicum cv. Micro-Tom) Natural Genetic Variation Rg1 and the DELLA Mutant Procera Control the Competence Necessary to Form Adventitious Roots and Shoots. Journal of Experimental Botany, v. 63, n. 15, p. 5689-5703, . Web of Science Citations: 16. (07/07175-0)

RENATO RODRIGUES FERREIRA; FABRÍCIO TADEU RODRIGUES DE OLIVEIRA; FABRÍCIO DE SOUZA DELITE; RICARDO ANTUNES AZEVEDO; MARCELO NICOLAI; SAUL JORGE PINTO DE CARVALHO; PEDRO JACOB CHRISTOFFOLETI; ANTONIO VARGAS DE OLIVEIRA FIGUEIRA. Tolerância diferencial de variedades de cana-de-açúcar a estresse por herbicidas. Bragantia, v. 69, n. 2, p. 395-404, . (06/52330-0, 06/60405-0, 06/60196-2)

CAMARGO, ROBERTO DE A.; HERAI, ROBERTO H.; SANTOS, LUANA N.; BENTO, FLAVIA M. M.; LIMA, JONI E.; MARQUES-SOUZA, HENRIQUE; FIGUEIRA, ANTONIO. De novo transcriptome assembly and analysis to identify potential gene targets for RNAi-mediated control of the tomato leafminer (Tuta absoluta). BMC Genomics, v. 16, . Web of Science Citations: 6. (11/12869-6, 10/11313-1)

LITHOLDO, JR., CELSO G.; LEAL, JR., GILDEMBERG A.; ALBUQUERQUE, PAULO S. B.; FIGUEIRA, ANTONIO. Differential expression of jasmonate biosynthesis genes in cacao genotypes contrasting for resistance against Moniliophthora perniciosa. Plant Cell Reports, v. 34, n. 10, p. 1747-1759, . Web of Science Citations: 2. (07/07175-0)

DEGANELLO, J.; LEAL, JR., G. A.; ROSSI, M. L.; PERES, L. E. P.; FIGUEIRA, A.. Interaction of Moniliophthora perniciosa biotypes with Micro-Tom tomato: a model system to investigate the witches' broom disease of Theobroma cacao. PLANT PATHOLOGY, v. 63, n. 6, p. 1251-1263, . Web of Science Citations: 6. (07/07175-0, 09/12785-7)

SCOTTON, DANIELLE CAMARGO; AZEVEDO, MARIANA DA SILVA; SESTARI, IVAN; DA SILVA, JAMILLE SANTOS; SOUZA, LUCAS ANJOS; PEREIRA PERES, LAZARO EUSTAQUIO; LEAL, JR., GILDEMBERG AMORIM; FIGUEIRA, ANTONIO. Expression of the Theobroma cacao Bax-inhibitor-1 gene in tomato reduces infection by the hemibiotrophic pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosa. MOLECULAR PLANT PATHOLOGY, v. 18, n. 8, p. 1101-1112, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (07/07175-0)

ARIKITA, FERNANDA NAMIE; AZEVEDO, MARIANA SILVA; SCOTTON, DANIELLE CAMARGO; PINTO, MAISA DE SIQUEIRA; FIGUEIRA, ANTONIO; PEREIRA PERES, LAZARO EUSTAQUIO. Novel natural genetic variation controlling the competence to form adventitious roots and shoots from the tomato wild relative Solanum pennellii. Plant Science, v. 199, p. 121-130, . Web of Science Citations: 8. (07/07175-0)

BRESSAN, EDUARDO DE A.; SCOTTON, DANIELLE C.; FERREIRA, RENATO R.; JORGE, ERIKA C.; SEBBENN, ALEXANDRE M.; GERALD, LEE T. S.; FIGUEIRA, ANTONIO. DEVELOPMENT OF MICROSATELLITE PRIMERS FOR JATROPHA CURCAS (EUPHORBIACEAE) AND TRANSFERABILITY TO CONGENERS. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY, v. 99, n. 6, p. E237-E239, . Web of Science Citations: 9. (07/04840-2)

PINHEIRO, T. T.; LITHOLDO, JR., C. G.; SERENO, M. L.; LEAL, JR., G. A.; ALBUQUERQUE, P. S. B.; FIGUEIRA, A.. Establishing references for gene expression analyses by RT-qPCR in Theobroma cacao tissues. Genetics and Molecular Research, v. 10, n. 4, p. 3291-3305, . Web of Science Citations: 17. (07/07175-0)

BRESSAN, EDUARDO ANDRADE; SEBBENN, ALEXANDRE MAGNO; FERREIRA, RENATO RODRIGUES; GERALD LEE, TSENG SHENG; FIGUEIRA, ANTONIO. Jatropha curcas L. (Euphorbiaceae) exhibits a mixed mating system, high correlated mating and apomixis. Tree Genetics & Genomes, v. 9, n. 4, p. 1089-1097, . Web of Science Citations: 13. (07/04840-2)

LEAL, GILDEMBERG A.; GOMES, LUIZ H.; ALBUQUERQUE, PAULO S. B.; TAVARES, FLAVIO C. A.; FIGUEIRA, ANTONIO. Searching for Moniliophthora perniciosa pathogenicity genes. FUNGAL BIOLOGY, v. 114, n. 10, p. 842-854, . Web of Science Citations: 15. (07/07175-0)

CAMARGO, ROBERTO A.; BARBOSA, GUILHERME O.; POSSIGNOLO, ISABELLA PRESOTTO; PERES, LAZARO E. P.; LAM, ERIC; LIMA, JONI E.; FIGUEIRA, ANTONIO; MARQUES-SOUZA, HENRIQUE. RNA interference as a gene silencing tool to control Tuta absoluta in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum). PeerJ, v. 4, . Web of Science Citations: 2. (11/12869-6, 10/11313-1)

CALSA‚ T.; FIGUEIRA‚ A.. Serial analysis of gene expression in sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) leaves revealed alternative C 4 metabolism and putative antisense transcripts. Plant Molecular Biology, v. 63, n. 6, p. 745-762, .

MARLER‚ T.E.; STUSHNOFF‚ C.. 270 Root‚ Stem‚ and Fruit Growth ofTainung 1’Papaya Plants following Defoliation. HORTSCIENCE, v. 34, n. 3, p. 488-489, .

LEAL JR‚ G.A.; ALBUQUERQUE‚ P.S.B.; FIGUEIRA‚ A.. Genes differentially expressed in Theobroma cacao associated with resistance to witches’ broom disease caused by Crinipellis perniciosa. MOLECULAR PLANT PATHOLOGY, v. 8, n. 3, p. 279-292, .

ARTERO, A. S.; SILVA, J. Q.; ALBUQUERQUE, P. S. B.; BRESSAN, E. A.; LEAL, JR., G. A.; SEBBENN, A. M.; GRIFFITH, G. W.; FIGUEIRA, A.. Spatial genetic structure and dispersal of the cacao pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosa in the Brazilian Amazon. PLANT PATHOLOGY, v. 66, n. 6, p. 912-923, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (07/07175-0)

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