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Identification of the luciferases and acessory proteins of the bioluminescent system of Orfelia fultonii (Diptera : Keroplatidae): transcriptional and proteomic analysis

Grant number: 14/50583-5
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: December 01, 2014 - November 30, 2016
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Biophysics - Radiology and Photobiology
Cooperation agreement: Vanderbilt University
Principal Investigator:Vadim Viviani
Grantee:Vadim Viviani
Principal investigator abroad: Carl Johnson
Institution abroad: Vanderbilt University (VU), United States
Home Institution: Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias para a Sustentabilidade (CCTS). Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR). Sorocaba , SP, Brazil


Not only is the elucidation of the Orfelia system likely to enable new bioanalytical tools, this bilateral project is also expected to benefit both the research gropps and associated graduate programs of Vanderbilt University and the Federal University of São Carlos, with the exchange of qualified human resources in the field of bioluminescent applications. (AU)