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Molecular Entomology and Applied Bioinformatics

UFPel, Campus Universitario do Capao do Leao, Av. Eliseu Maciel s/n
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Pelotas, RS, 96010-900

Tel.: +55 (53) 3275-7657
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Mallikarjuna R. Joga,Moises J. Zotti, Guy Smagghe,1 and Olivier Christiaens1 RNAi Efficiency, Systemic Properties, and Novel Delivery Methods for Pest Insect Control: What We Know So Far. Frontiers Physiology., 2016; 7: 553. .

Na Yu, ZOTTI, MOISES, Freja Scheys, Ant™nio S. K. Braz, Pedro H. C. Penna, Ronald J. Nachman & Guy Smagghe and SMAGGHE, G (2015). Flexibility and extracellular opening determine the interaction between ligands and insect sulfakinin receptors. Scientific Reports (Nature), 5 (12627).

ZOTTI, MOISES and SMAGGHE, G (2015). RNAi Technology for Insect Management and Protection of Beneficial Insects from Diseases: Lessons, Challenges and Risk Assessments. Neotropical Entomology, 1 (1), 1.

GONZALES, GERARD BRYAN ; Smagghe, Guy; GROOTAERT, CHARLOTTE ; ZOTTI, MOISES; RAES, KATLEEN ; CAMP, JOHN VAN (2015). Flavonoid interactions during digestion, absorption, distribution and metabolism: a sequential structure-activity/property relationship-based approach in the study of bioavailability and bioactivity.. Drug Metabolism Reviews,v. 1, p. 1-16, 2015.

GONZALES, GERARD BRYAN ; Camp, J.V ; ZOTTI, MOISES ; KOBAYASHI, V. ; GROOTAERT, C. ; RAES, K. ; SMAGGHE, G (2014). Two and three-dimensional quantitative structure-permeability relationship of flavonoids in Caco-2 cells using stepwise multiple linear regression (SMLR), partial least squares regression (PLSR), and pharmacophore (GALAHAD)-based comparative molecular similarity index analysis (COMSIA). Medicinal Chemistry Research, 1 (1), 1.

AL SHUKOR, NADIN ; Van Camp, John ; GONZALES, GERARD BRYAN ; Staljanssens, Dorien ; STRUIJS, KARIN ; ZOTTI, MOISES J.; RAES, KATLEEN ; Smagghe, Guy (2013). Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitory effects by plant phenolic compounds: a study on structure activity relationships. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 61 (48), pp 11832Š11839.

Zotti, M.J.; De Geyter, Ellen.; Swevers, L.;Braz, Ant™nio S.K.;Scott, L.P.B.;RougŽ, P.;Coll, Josep.;Grutzmahcer, A.D.; Lenard‹o, E.J.; Smagghe, Guy (2013). A cell-based reporter assay for screening for EcR agonist/antagonist activity of natural ecdysteroids in Lepidoptera (Bm5) and Diptera (S2) cell cultures, followed by modeling of ecdysteroid-EcR interactions and normal mode analysis. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology .

YU, NA ; BENZI, VERONICA ; ZOTTI, MOISES JOAO; Staljanssens, Dorien ; KACZMAREK, KRZYSZTOF ; ZABROCKI, JANUSZ ; NACHMAN, RONALD J. ; Smagghe, Guy (2013). Analogs of sulfakinin-related peptides demonstrate reduction in food intake in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, while putative antagonists increase consumption. Peptides (New York, N.Y. 1980) 41,107-112.

Zotti, Moises Joao ; GRUTZMACHER, ANDERSON DIONEL ; LOPES, ISAC HERES ; Smagghe, Guy (2013). Comparative effects of insecticides with different mechanisms of action on Chrysoperla externa (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae): Lethal, sublethal and dose-response effects. Insect Science (Print) 00,1-10.

CASTILHOS, RODOLFO VARGAS ; GR†TZMACHER, Anderson Dionei ; NAVA, DORI EDSON ; ZOTTI, M. J.; SIQUEIRA, PAULO RICARDO BAIER ;SPAGNOL, DANIEL (2013). Selectivity of pesticides used in peach orchards on the larval stage of the predator Chrysoperla externa (Hagen) Semina: Cincias Agr‡rias 34,3585.

ZOTTI, M. J. ; Christiaens, Olivier ; Rouge, Pierre ; GRUTZMACHER, Anderson Dionei ; ZIMMER, P. D. ; Smagghe, G (2012). Sequencing and structural homology modeling of the ecdysone receptor in two chrysopids used in biological control of pest insects Ecotoxicology (London)21,906-918.

ZOTTI, M. J. ; CHRISTIAENS, O. ; ROUGE, P. ; GRUTZMACHER, A. D. ; ZIMMER, P. D. ; SMAGGHE, G. ; ROUGE, P. ; GRUTZMACHER, A. D. ; CHRISTIAENS, O. ; SMAGGHE, G. ; ZIMMER, P. D (2012). Structural changes under low evolutionary constraint may decrease the affinity of dibenzoylhydrazine insecticides for the ecdysone receptor in non-lepidopteran insects. Insect Molecular Biology. 21, 21-00.

MOROU, EVANGELIA ; LIRAKIS, MANOLIS ; PAVLIDI, NENA ; ZOTTI, MOISES ; NAKAGAWA, YOSHIAKI ; Smagghe, Guy ; VONTAS, JOHN ; SWEVERS, LUC (2012). A New Dibenzoylhydrazine with Insecticidal Activity against Mosquito Larvae Pest Management Science (Print) 1,00-00.