PATRICK JACK SPENCER

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Possui graduação em Ciências Biológicas pela Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (1991), mestrado em Tecnologia Nuclear pela Universidade de São Paulo (1995) e doutorado em Tecnologia Nuclear pela Universidade de São Paulo (2000) tendo sido bolsista sandwich no US Army Medical Research Institute for Infeccious Diseases (98-99). É responsável pelo Biotério de criação e manutenção de animais de laboratório do IPEN. Tem experiência na área de Bioquímica, com ênfase em Proteínas, atuando principalmente nos seguintes temas: veneno, proteínas, bothrops, irradiação e miotoxina.(Texto extraído do Currículo Lattes em 22 dez. 2021)

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  • Artigo IPEN-doc 24156
    Previous 60-CO radiation from Paratrygon aiereba mucus induces the production of highly responsive antibodies and a better immune response in mice
    2017 - THOMAZI, GABRIELA O.C.; COSTA, ANDREA da; RODRIGUES, JAQUELINE P.; ALVES, GLAUCIE J.; TURIBIO, THOMPSON de O.; ROCHA, ANDRE M.; AIRES, RAQUEL da S.; JACOME, LARISSA B.S.; SEIBERT, CARLA S.; SPENCER, PATRICK J.; GALISTEO JUNIOR, ANDRES J.; ANDRADE JUNIOR, HEITOR F. de
    Wounds from stinging freshwater stingrays are painful, difficult to heal and cause extensive necrosis and systemic phenomena. The treatment is symptomatic, of low efficiency and there is no therapy, which causes more suffering to the injured. This study aimed to evaluate the immune response induced by the native or irradiated by 60-Co gamma from Paratrygon aiereba mucus. IPEN’s Committee on Ethics in the Use of Animals (n.º126/2013) and lanes captured under license from the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (n.º6781-1/2014) approved this research. For the assays, sera from Swiss mice previously immunized against native or irradiated mucus were used. The proliferation of splenic B cells in response to mucus was evaluated by the In Vitro Induced Antibody Production method and serum and splenic cytokines were also quantified. Our data demonstrate that the irradiated mucus of P. aiereba induces greater production of antibodies and more immunological memory in the mice. Spleen cells from animals immunized against irradiated mucus produced IFN-γ, TNF-α and IL-10, and serum TNF-α (immunized group against irradiated mucus) and IL-6 and IL-17 (immunized group against native mucus). The results corroborate the use of ionizing radiation, with production of highly responsive antibodies and better immune response, besides proving that Paratrygon aiereba mucus is capable of stimulating cellular and humoral adaptive immune response, contributing to the continuity of associated investigations.
  • Artigo IPEN-doc 21107
    Comparative nephrotoxicity of native or Co-60 gamma rays irradiated crotoxin in mice
    2015 - ROCHA, ANDRE M.; ROCHA, JOSEFA M.N.; MAGALHAES FILHO, ASTERIO S.; ALVES, GLAUCIE J.; AIRES, RAQUEL da S.; TURIBIO, THOMPSON O.; THOMAZI, GABRIELA O.C.; SPENCER, PATRICK J.; NASCIMENTO, NANCI do
  • Artigo IPEN-doc 21030
    Humoral immune response against native or sup(60)Co irradiated venm and mucus from stingray Paratrygon aiereba
    2015 - THOMAZI, GABRIELA O.C.; ALVES, GLAUCIE J.; AIRES, RAQUEL da S.; TURBIO, THOMPSON de O.; ROCHA, ANDRE M.; SEIBERT, CARLA S.; SPENCER, PATRICK J.; NASCIMENTO, NANCI do