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52. E. J. H. Bechara, L. D. Ramos, C. V. Stevani. 5-Aminolevulinic acid: a matter of life and caveats. J. Photochem. Photobio. accepted (2021). PDF.


51. M. Demasi, O. Augusto, E. J. H. Bechara, R. N. Bicev, F. M. Cerqueira, F. M. da Cunha, A. Denicola, F. Gomes, S. Miyamoto, L. E .S. Netto, L. M. Randall, C. V. Stevani, L. Thomson. Oxidative modification of proteins: from damage to catalysis, signaling and beyond.  Antioxid. Redox Signal. accepted (2021). PDF.


50. F. F. Ventura, D. M. M. Soares, K. Bayle, A. G. Oliveira, E. J. H. Bechara, R. S. Freire, C. V. Stevani. Toxicity of metal cations and phenolic compounds to the bioluminescent fungus Neonothopanus gardneri. Environ. Adv. 4: 100044 (2021). PDF.


49. A. G. Oliveira, G. V. Moraes, M. C. Hannon, D. M. M. Soares, C. V. Stevani, A. Schulze. Bioluminescence in polynoid scale worms (Annelida: Polynoidae). Front. Mar. Sci. 8: 643197 (2021). PDF.

48. L. D. Ramos, M. C.  Mantovani, A. Sartori, F. Dutra, C. V. Stevani,  E. J. H. Bechara. Aerobic co-oxidation of hemoglobin and aminoacetone, a putative source of methylglyoxal. Free Rad. Biol. Med. 166: 178-186 (2021). PDF.

47. L. D. Ramos, F. M. Prado, C. V. Stevani, P. D. Mascio, E. J. H. Bechara. L-Tryptophan Interactions with the horseradish peroxidase-catalyzed generation of triplet acetone. Photochem. Photobiol. 97: 327-334 (2021). PDF.


46. D. M. M. Soares, L. C. P. Gonçalves, C. O. Machado, L. C. Esteves, C. V. Stevani, C. C. Oliveira, F. A. Dörr, E. Pinto, F. M. M. Adachi, C. T. Hotta, E. L. Bastos. L-DOPA dioxygenase of the fly agaric toadstool: revision of the dodA gene sequence and mechanism of enzymatic pigment production. bioRxiv 2020.08.03.235077 (2021). PDF.

45. F. F. Ventura, L. F. Mendes, A. G. Oliveira, R. C. Bazito, E. J. H. Bechara, R. S. Freire, C. V. Stevani. Evaluation of phenolic compound toxicity using a bioluminescent assay with the fungus Gerronema viridilucens. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 39: 1558-1565 (2020). PDF.


44. R. L. Falaschi, D. T. Amaral, I. Santos, A. H. R. Domingos, G. A. Johnson, A. G. S. Martins, I. B. Viroomal, S. L. Pompéia, J. D. Mirza, A. G. Oliveira, E. J. H. Bechara, V. R. Viviani, C. V. Stevani. Neoceroplatus betaryiensis nov. sp. (Diptera: Keroplatidae) is the first record of a bioluminescent fungus-gnat in South America. Sci. Rep. 9: 11291 (2019). PDF.


43. G. A. Galeazzo, J. D. Mirza, F. A. Dorr, E. Pinto, C. V. Stevani, K. B. Lohrmann, A. G. Oliveira. Characterizing the bioluminescence of te Humboldt squid, Dosidicus gigas (d'Orbigny, 1835): one of the largest luminescent animals in the world. Photochem. Photobiol. 95: 1179-1185 (2019). PDF.


42. A. A. Kotlobay, K. S. Sarkisyan, Y. A. Mokrushina, M. Marcet-Houbene, E. O. Serebrovskaya, N. M. Markina, L. G. Somermeyer, A. Y. Gorokhovatsky, A. Vvedensky, K. V. Purtov, V. N. Petushkov, N. S. Rodionova, T. V. Chepurnyh, L. I. Fakhranurova, E. B. Guglya, R. Ziganshin, A. S. Tsarkova, Z. M. Kaskova, V. Shender, M. Abakumov, T. O. Abakumova, I. S. Povolotskay, F. M. Eroshkin, A. G. Zaraisky, A. S. Mishin, S. V. Dolgov, T. Y. Mitiouchkina, E. P. Kopantzev, H. E. Waldenmaier, A. G. Oliveira, Y. Oba, E. Barsova, E. A. Bogdanova, Toni Gabaldón, C. V. Stevani, S. Lukyanov, I. V. Smirnov, J. I. Gitelson, F. A. Kondrashov, I. V. Yampolsky. Genetically encodable bioluminescent system from fungi. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A 115: 12728-12732.  (2018). PDF.


41. E. J. H. Bechara,  C. V. Stevani. Brazilian bioluminescent beetle: reflections on catching glimpses of light in the Atlantic Forest and Cerrado. An. Acad. Bras. Cienc. 90: 663-679 (2018). PDF

40. D. M. Batistela,  C. V. Stevani, R. S. Freire. Immunoassay for human IgG using antibody-functionalized silver nanoparticles. Anal. Sci. 33: 1111-1114 (2017). PDF

39. Y. Oba, Y. Suzuki, G.N. R. Martins, R. P. Carvalho, T. A. Pereira, H. E. Waldenmaier, S. Kanie, M. Naito, A. G. Oliveira, F. A. Dörr, E. Pinto, I. V. Yampolsky, C. V. Stevani. Identification of hispidin as a bioluminescent active compound and its recycling biosynthesis in luminous fungal fruiting bodies. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 16: 1435-1440 (2017). PDF


38. Z. M. Kaskova, F. A. Dörr, V. N. Petushkov, K. V. Purtov, A. S. Tsarkova, N. S. Rodionova, K. S. Mineev, E. B. Guglya, A. Kotlobay, N. S. Baleeva, M. S. Baranov, A. S. Arseniev, J. I. Gitelson, S. Lukyanov, Y. Suzuki, S. Kanie, E. Pinto, P. Di Mascio, H. E. Waldenmaier, T. A. Pereira, R. P. Carvalho, A. G. Oliveira, Y. Oba, E. L. Bastos, C. V. Stevani, I. V. Yampolsky. Mechanism and color modulation of fungal bioluminescence. Sci. Adv. 3: e1602847 (2017). PDF

37. Y. Oba, C. V. Stevani, A. G. Oliveira, A. S. Tsarkova, T. V. Chepurnykh, I. V. Yampolsky. Selected least studied but not forgotten bioluminescent systems. Photochem. Photobiol. 93: 405-415 (2017). PDF

36. D. E. Desjardin, B. A. Perry, C. V. Stevani. New luminescent mycenoid fungi (Basidiomycota, Agaricales) from São Paulo State, Brazil. Mycologia 108:1165-1174 (2016). PDF

35. W. J. Baader, C. V. Stevani, E. J. H. Bechara. "Photo" chemistry without light? J. Braz. Chem. Soc. 12: 2430-2447 (2015). PDF

34. A. G. Oliveira, C. V. Stevani, H. E. Waldenmaier, V. Viviani, J. M. Emerson, J. J. Loros, J. C. Dunlap. Circadian control sheds light on fungal bioluminescence. Cur. Biol. 25:964-968 (2015). PDF

33. W. J. Baader, C. V. Stevani, E. J. H. Bechara. “Foto”química Sem Luz? Rev. Virt. Quim. 7: 74-102 (2015). PDF

32. F. F. Ventura, R. T. P. Silva, C. V. Stevani. História do fungo bioluminescente Flor-de-Coco (Neonothopanus gardneri) e efeitos das condições de cultura sobre a emissão de luz. Rev. Virt. Quim. 7: 41-55 (2015). PDF

31. L. F. Mendes, C. V. Stevani, L. Zambotti-Villela, N. S. Yokoya, P. Colepicolo. Toxic effect of metal cation binary mixtures to the seaweed Gracilaria domingensis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 21: 8216-8223 (2014). PDF

30. L. F. Mendes, L. Zambotti-Villela, N. S. Yokoya, E. L. Bastos, C. V. Stevani, P. Colepicolo. Prediction of mono-, bi-, and tri-valent metal cation relative toxicity to the seaweed Gracilaria domingensis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) in synthetic seawater. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 32: 2571-2575 (2013). PDF

29. C. V. Stevani, A. G. Oliveira, L. F. Mendes, F. F. Ventura, H. E. Waldenmaier, R. P. Carvalho, T. A. Pereira. Current status of research on fungal bioluminescence: biochemistry and prospects for ecotoxicological application. Photochem. Photobiol. 89: 1318-1326 (2013). PDF

28. L. F. Mendes, L. Zambotti-Villela, P. Colepicolo, E. Marinho-Soriano, C. V. Stevani, N. S. Yokoya. Metal cation toxicity in the alga Gracilaria domingensis as evaluated by the daily growth rates in synthetic seawater. J. App. Phycol. 25: 1939-1947 (2013). PDF

27. A. G. Oliveira, R. P. Carvalho, H. E. Waldenmaier, C. V. Stevani. Bioluminescência de fungos: distribuição, função e mecanismo de emissão de luz. Quim. Nova 36: 314-319 (2013). PDF

26. H. E. Waldenmaier, A. G. Oliveira, C. V. Stevani. Thoughts on the diversity of convergent evolution of bioluminescence on earth. Int. J. Astrobiol. 11: 335-343 (2012). PDF

25. A. G. Oliveira, D. E. Desjardin, B. A. Perry, C. V. Stevani. Evidence that a single bioluminescent system is shared by all known bioluminescent fungal lineages. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 11: 848-852 (2012). PDF

24. M. Capelari, D. E. Desjardin, B. A. Perry, T. Asai, C. V. Stevani.  Neonothopanus gardneri: a new combination for a bioluminescent agaric from Brazil. Mycologia  106: 1433-1440 (2011). PDF

23. A. B. Lall, T. W. Cronin, A. A. Carvalho, J. M. de Souza, M. P. Barros, C. V. Stevani, E. J. H. Bechara, D. F. Ventura, V. R. Viviani, A. A. Hill. Vision in click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae): pigments and spectral correspondence between visual sensitivity and species bioluminescence emission. J. Comp. Physiol. A 196: 629-638 (2010). PDF

22. L. F. Mendes, E. L. Bastos, C. V. Stevani. Prediction of metal cation toxicity to the bioluminescent fungus Gerronema viridilucens. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 29: 2177-2181 (2010). PDF

21. D. E. Desjardin, B. A. Perry, D. J. Lodge, C. V. Stevani, E. Nagasawa. Luminescent Mycena: new and noteworthy  species. Mycologia 102: 459-477 (2010). PDF

20. L. F. Mendes, C. V. Stevani. Evaluation of metal toxicity by a modified method based on the fungus Gerronema viridilucens bioluminescence in agar medium. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 29: 320-326 (2010). PDF

19. A. G. Oliveira, C. V. Stevani. The enzymatic nature of fungal bioluminescence. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 8: 1416-1421 (2009). PDF

18. L. F. Mendes, E. L. Bastos, D. E. Desjardin, C. V. Stevani. Influence of culture conditions on mycelial growth and bioluminescence of Gerronema viridilucens. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 282: 132-139 (2008). PDF

17. D. E. Desjardin, A. G. Oliveira, C. V. Stevani. Fungi bioluminescence revisited. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 7: 170-182 (2008). PDF

16. A. C. Velosa, W. J. Baader, C. V. Stevani, C. M. Mano, E. J. H. Bechara. 1,3-Diene probes for detection of triplet carbonyls in biological systems. Chem. Res. Toxicol. 20: 1162-1169 (2007). PDF

15. D. E. Desjardin, M. Capelari, C. V. Stevani. Bioluminescent Mycena species from São Paulo, Brazil. Mycologia 99: 317-331 (2007). PDF

14. E. J. H. Bechara, C. Costa, P. Colepicolo, V. Viviani, M. P. Barros, G. S. Timmins, A. B. Lall, W. R. Terra, C. Ferreira, C. V. Stevani, M. A. Torres. Chemical, biological and evolutionary aspects of beetle bioluminescence.  ARKIVOC 8: 311-323 (2007). PDF

13. D. E. Desjardin, M. Capelari, C. V. Stevani. A new bioluminescent Agaric from São Paulo, Brazil. Fungal Divers.18: 9-14 (2005). PDF

12. S. M. Silva, K. Wagner, D. Weiss, R. Beckert, C. V. Stevani, W. J. Baader. Studies on the chemiexcitation step in peroxyoxalate chemiluminescence using steroid-substituted activators. Luminescence 17: 362-369 (2002). PDF

11. S. M. Silva, F. Casallanovo Jr., K. H. Oyamaguchi, L. F. L. M. Ciscato, C. V. Stevani, W. J. Baader. Kinetic studies on the peroxyoxalate chemiluminescence reaction: determination of the cyclization rate constant. Luminescence 17: 313-330 (2002). PDF

10. C. V. Stevani, W. J. Baader. Preparation and characterization of 2,2,2-triphenyl-2λ5-1,3,2-dioxastibolane-4,5-dione as standard for an attempt to trap 1,2-dioxetanedione, a possible high-energy intermediate in peroxyoxalate chemiluminescence. J. Chem. Res. 430-432 (2002). PDF

9. C. V. Stevani, C. W. Liria, M. T. M. Miranda, E. J. H.Bechara. Cysteic acid is the chemical mediator of automotive clearcoat damage promoted by dragonfly eggs. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 81: 1549-1554 (2001). PDF

8. C. V. Stevani, S. M. Silva, W. J. Baader. Studies on the mechanism of the excitation step in the peroxyoxalate chemiluminescence. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 4037-4046 (2000). PDF

7. C. V. Stevani, D. L. A. de Faria, J. S. Porto, D. J. Trindade, E. J. H. Bechara. Mechanism of automotive clearcoat damage by dragonfly eggs investigated by surface enhanced Raman scattering. Polym. Degrad. Stab. 68: 61-68 (2000). PDF

6. C. V. Stevani, J. S. Porto, D. J. Trindade, E. J. H. Bechara. Automotive clearcoat damage due to oviposition of dragonflies. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 75: 1632-1639 (2000). PDF

5. C. V. Stevani, W. J. Baader. O sistema quimiluminescente peróxi-oxalato. Quim. Nova 22: 715-723 (1999). PDF

4. R. Albertin, M. A. G. Arribas, E. L. Bastos, S. Roepke, P. N. Sakai, A. M. M. Sanches, C. V. Stevani, I. S. Umezu, J. Yu, W. J. Baader. Quimiluminescência orgânica: alguns experimentos de demonstração para a sala de aula. Quim. Nova 21: 772-779 (1998). PDF

3. C. V. Stevani, W. J. Baader. Kinetic studies on the chemiluminescent decomposition of an isolated intermediate in the peroxyoxalate reaction. J. Phys. Org. Chem. 10: 593-99 (1997). PDF

2. C. V. Stevani, I. P. de Arruda Campos, W. J. Baader. Synthesis and characterisation of an intermediate in the peroxyoxalate chemiluminescence: 4-chlorophenyl O,O-hydrogen monoperoxyoxalate. J. Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. 2 1645-1648 (1996). PDF

1. C. V. Stevani, D. F. Lima, V. G. Toscano, W. J. Baader. A kinetic study on the peroxyoxalate reaction: imidazole as nucleophilic catalyst. J. Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. 2 989-995 (1996). PDF

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