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Rodrigo Leandro Silveira

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Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Instituto de Química (IQ)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

He obtained his PhD in Chemistry (Physical Chemistry) at the University of Campinas (Brazil) with focus on computational chemistry of biomolecular systems. After holding a post-doctoral position at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL-USA), he's now a post-doc fellow at the University of Campinas. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; STOYANOV, STANISLAV R.; GUSAROV, SERGEY; SKAF, MUNIR S.; KOVALENKO, ANDRIY. Supramolecular Interactions in Secondary Plant Cell Walls: Effect of Lignin Chemical Composition Revealed with the Molecular Theory of Solvation. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, v. 6, n. 1, p. 206-211, . Web of Science Citations: 28. (14/10448-1, 13/08293-7)

AMATO, ANGELICA A.; RAJAGOPALAN, SENAPATHY; LIN, JEAN Z.; CARVALHO, BRUNO M.; FIGUEIRA, ANA C. M.; LU, JENNY; AYERS, STEPHEN D.; MOTTIN, MELINA; SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; SOUZA, PAULO C. T.; et al. GQ-16, a Novel Peroxisome Proliferator-activated Receptor gamma (PPAR gamma) Ligand, Promotes Insulin Sensitization without Weight Gain. Journal of Biological Chemistry, v. 287, n. 33, p. 28169-28179, . Web of Science Citations: 53. (10/08680-2, 09/14108-2, 10/17048-8)

AUSTIN, HARRY P.; ALLEN, MARK D.; DONOHOE, BRYON S.; RORRER, NICHOLAS A.; KEARNS, FIONA L.; SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; POLLARD, BENJAMIN C.; DOMINICK, GRAHAM; DUMAN, RAMONA; EL OMARI, KAMEL; et al. Characterization and engineering of a plastic-degrading aromatic polyesterase. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, v. 115, n. 19, p. E4350-E4357, . Web of Science Citations: 67. (16/22956-7, 14/10448-1, 13/08293-7)

SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; STOYANOV, STANISLAV R.; KOVALENKO, ANDRIY; SKAF, MUNIR S.. Cellulose Aggregation under Hydrothermal Pretreatment Conditions. Biomacromolecules, v. 17, n. 8, p. 2582-2590, . Web of Science Citations: 28. (14/10448-1, 13/08293-7)

BUSSE-WICHER, MARTA; LI, AN; SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; PEREIRA, CAROLINE S.; TRYFONA, THEODORA; GOMES, THIAGO C. F.; SKAF, MUNIR S.; DUPREE, PAUL. Evolution of Xylan Substitution Patterns in Gymnosperms and Angiosperms: Implications for Xylan Interaction with Cellulose. Plant Physiology, v. 171, n. 4, p. 2418-2431, . Web of Science Citations: 31. (15/25031-1, 14/10448-1, 13/08293-7)

SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; SKAF, MUNIR S.. Molecular dynamics of the Bacillus subtilis expansin EXLX1: interaction with substrates and structural basis of the lack of activity of mutants. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, v. 18, n. 5, p. 3510-3521, . Web of Science Citations: 10. (14/10448-1, 13/08293-7)

CAMILO, CESAR M.; POLIKARPOV, IGOR. High-throughput cloning, expression and purification of glycoside hydrolases using Ligation-Independent Cloning (LIC). Protein Expression and Purification, v. 99, p. 35-42, . Web of Science Citations: 21. (08/56255-9, 10/08680-2, 09/54035-4, 09/11536-3)

SKAF, MUNIR SALOMAO; POLIKARPOV, IGOR; STANKOVIC, IVANA M.. A linker of the proline-threonine repeating motif sequence is bimodal. Journal of Molecular Modeling, v. 26, n. 7, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (08/56255-9, 10/08680-2, 09/54035-4)

TEXTOR, LARISSA C.; COLUSSI, FRANCIELI; SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; SERPA, VIVIANE; DE MELLO, BRUNO L.; MUNIZ, JOAO RENATO C.; SQUINA, FABIO M.; PEREIRA, JR., NEI; SKAF, MUNIR S.; POLIKARPOV, IGOR. Joint X-ray crystallographic and molecular dynamics study of cellobiohydrolase I from Trichoderma harzianum: deciphering the structural features of cellobiohydrolase catalytic activity. FEBS Journal, v. 280, n. 1, p. 56-69, . Web of Science Citations: 32. (10/08680-2, 09/54035-4)

PUHL, ANA C.; BERNARDES, AMANDA; SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; YUAN, JING; CAMPOS, JESSICA L. O.; SAIDEMBERG, DANIEL M.; PALMA, MARIO S.; CVORO, ALEKSANDRA; AYERS, STEPHEN D.; WEBB, PAUL; et al. Mode of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor gamma Activation by Luteolin. MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY, v. 81, n. 6, p. 788-799, . Web of Science Citations: 53. (10/08680-2)

SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; MARTINEZ, JULIAN; SKAF, MUNIR S.; MARTINEZ, LEANDRO. Enzyme Microheterogeneous Hydration and Stabilization in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, v. 116, n. 19, p. 5671-5678, . Web of Science Citations: 26. (10/08680-2, 10/16947-9)

BLEICHER, LUCAS; PRATES, ERICA T.; GOMES, THIAGO C. F.; SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; NASCIMENTO, ALESSANDRO S.; ROJAS, ADRIANA L.; GOLUBEV, ALEXANDER; MARTINEZ, LEANDRO; SKAF, MUNIR S.; POLIKARPOV, IGOR. Molecular Basis of the Thermostability and Thermophilicity of Laminarinases: X-ray Structure of the Hyperthermostable Laminarinase from Rhodothermus marinus and Molecular Dynamics Simulations. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, v. 115, n. 24, p. 7940-7949, . Web of Science Citations: 18. (10/18849-4, 10/08680-2, 09/14107-6, 10/16947-9)

PRATES, ERICA T.; STANKOVIC, IVANA; SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; LIBERATO, MARCELO V.; HENRIQUE-SILVA, FLAVIO; PEREIRA, JR., NEI; POLIKARPOV, IGOR; SKAF, MUNIR S.. X-ray Structure and Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Endoglucanase 3 from Trichoderma harzianum: Structural Organization and Substrate Recognition by Endoglucanases That Lack Cellulose Binding Module. PLoS One, v. 8, n. 3, . Web of Science Citations: 18. (08/56255-9, 10/08680-2, 09/54035-4)

GALE, ELLA; WIRAWAN, REMIGIUS H.; SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; PEREIRA, CAROLINE S.; JOHNS, MARCUS A.; SKAF, MUNIR S.; SCOTT, JANET L.. Directed Discovery of Greener Cosolvents: New Cosolvents for Use in Ionic Liquid Based Organic Electrolyte Solutions for Cellulose Dissolution. ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, v. 4, n. 11, p. 6200-6207, . Web of Science Citations: 13. (15/25031-1, 14/10448-1, 13/08293-7)

PEREIRA, CAROLINE S.; SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; DUPREE, PAUL; SKAF, MUNIR S.. Effects of Xylan Side-Chain Substitutions on Xylan-Cellulose Interactions and Implications for Thermal Pretreatment of Cellulosic Biomass. Biomacromolecules, v. 18, n. 4, p. 1311-1321, . Web of Science Citations: 25. (15/25031-1, 14/10448-1, 13/08293-7)

SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; SKAF, MUNIR S.. Concerted motions and large-scale structural fluctuations of Trichoderma reesei Cel7A cellobiohydrolase. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, v. 20, n. 11, p. 7498-7507, . Web of Science Citations: 4. (14/10448-1, 13/08293-7)

LIBERATO, MARCELO V.; SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; PRATES, ERICA T.; DE ARAUJO, EVANDRO A.; PELLEGRINI, VANESSA O. A.; CAMILO, CESAR M.; KADOWAKI, MARCO A.; NETO, MARIO DE O.; POPOV, ALEXANDER; SKAF, MUNIR S.; et al. Molecular characterization of a family 5 glycoside hydrolase suggests an induced-fit enzymatic mechanism. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, v. 6, . Web of Science Citations: 9. (08/56255-9, 14/10448-1, 13/08293-7, 10/18773-8, 13/15582-5, 09/52840-7)

SEIKI KADOWAKI, MARCO ANTONIO; CAMILO, CESAR MOISES; MUNIZ, AMANDA BERNARDES; POLIKARPOV, IGOR. Functional Characterization and Low-Resolution Structure of an Endoglucanase Cel45A from the Filamentous Fungus Neurospora crassa OR74A: Thermostable Enzyme with High Activity Toward Lichenan and beta-Glucan. MOLECULAR BIOTECHNOLOGY, v. 57, n. 6, p. 574-588, . Web of Science Citations: 7. (09/54035-4, 08/56255-9, 10/08680-2, 11/20505-4, 09/11536-3)

MALLINSON, SAM J. B.; MACHOVINA, MELODIE M.; SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; GARCIA-BORRAS, MARC; GALLUP, NATHAN; JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER W.; ALLEN, MARK D.; SKAF, MUNIR S.; CROWLEY, MICHAEL F.; NEIDLE, ELLEN L.; et al. A promiscuous cytochrome P450 aromatic O-demethylase for lignin bioconversion. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, v. 9, . Web of Science Citations: 23. (16/22956-7, 14/10448-1, 13/08293-7)

SILVEIRA, RODRIGO L.; SKAF, MUNIR S.. Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Family 7 Cellobiohydrolase Mutants Aimed at Reducing Product Inhibition. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, v. 119, n. 29, p. 9295-9303, . Web of Science Citations: 16. (14/10448-1, 13/08293-7)

Academic Publications

(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)

SILVEIRA, Rodrigo Leandro. Aspectos moleculares da degradação de biomassa lignocelulósica : dinâmica de enzimas e nanoarquitetura de paredes celulares de plantas. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Química.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas.  (10/08680-2

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