Leandro Cristante de Oliveira

Assistant Professor
Instituto de Biociências, Letras e Ciências Exatas – IBILCE, Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” – UNESP
E-mail: leandroc@ibilce.unesp.br
Page: http://scholar.google.com.br/citations?hl=en&user=Rjo3LfQAAAAJ

Fields of interest:

2nd generation biofuels, Protein engineering, Molecular Dynamics, SAXS characterization, Protein Folding, Monte Carlo Simulations

Recent publications:

Cairo J.P.L.F., Oliveira L.C., Uchima C.A., Alvarez T., Citadini A.P., Cota J., Leonardo F.C., Costa-Leonardo A. M., Carazzolle M. F., Leite V.B.P., Costa F.F., Pereira G.A.G., Squina F.:
Deciphering the synergism of endogenous glycoside hydrolase families 1 and 9 from Coptotermes gestroi.
Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2013, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibmb.2013.07.007

Hoffman Z.B., Oliveira L.C., Cota J., Alvarez T., Diogo J.A., Oliveira-Neto M., Citadini A.P., Leite V.B.P., Squina F., Murakami M.T., Ruller R.:
Characterization of a hexameric and exo-acting alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase from the mesophilic Bacillus subtilis.
Molecular Biotechnology 2013 (in print)

Cota J., Oliveira L.C., Damásio A.R.L., Citadini A.P., Hoffman Z.B., Alvarez T., Codima C., Leite V.B.P., Pastore G.M., Oliveira-Neto M., Murakami M.T., Ruller R., Squina F.:
Assembling a Xylanase-Lichenase chimera through all-atoms molecular dynamics simulations.
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 2013, 1834: 1492-1500.

Jamros M.A., Oliveira L.C., Whitford P.C., Onuchic J.N., Adams J.A., Jennings P.A.:
Substrate-Specific Reorganization of the Conformational Ensemble of CSK Implicates Novel Modes of Kinase Function.
PLOS Computational Biology (Online) 2012, 8: e1002695.

Ferreira F.M., Oliveira L.C., Germino G.G., Onuchic J.N., Onuchic L.F.:
Macromolecular assembly of polycystin-2 intracytosolic C-terminal domain.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2011, 1: 1-6.

Jamros M.A., Oliveira L.C., Whitford P.C., Onuchic J.N., Adams J.A., Blumenthal D.K., Jennings P.A.:
Proteins at work: A combined SAXS and theoretical determination of the multiple structures involved on the protein kinase functional landscape.
The Journal of Biological Chemistry (Print) 2010, 285: 36121-36128.

Oliveira L.C., Schug A., Onuchic J.N.:
Geometrical Features of Protein Folding Mechanism are a Robust Property of the Energy Landscape: A Detailed Investigation os Several Reduced Models.
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2008, 112: 6131.

Oliveira L.C., da Silva R.H.T., Leite V.B.P., Chahine J.:
Frustration and hydrophobicity interplay in protein folding and protein evolution.
The Journal of Chemical Physics, USA 2006, 125: 84904.