Clarice Izumi


Clarice Izumi
Laboratory specialist, Dept. Cellular, Molecular Biology and Pathogenic Bioagents, FMRP/USP 


1976-1979 Graduated in Biologic Sciences, FMRP/USP, Brazil
1980-1985 Master Thesis in Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo
1986-1992 PhD in Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo 

Research Interests  

Mass spectrometry
Protein chemistry 

Research Overview   The recent focus of our group has been to understand the molecular mechanisms involved in the development of diseases and cancer . We are collaborating with biologists, clinicians and chemists using the methodologies of protein chemistry and molecular biology to identify biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis and to understand the processes involved. 
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Selected Publications  

Gimenez M, Souza VC, Izumi C, Barbieri MR, Chammas R, Oba-Shinjo SM, Uno M, Marie SK,Rosa JC. Proteomic analysis of low- to high-grade astrocytomas reveals an alteration of the expression level of raf kinase inhibitor protein and nucleophosmin. Proteomics, 10(15):2812-21, 2010.
Laure HJ, Faca VM, Izumi C, Padovan JC, Greene LJ. Low molecular weight squash trypsin inhibitors from Sechium edule seeds. Phitochemistry, 67(4): 362-370, 2005.