Articles in peer-review journals - 2018

Alves, C.P.A., Simcikova, M., Brito, L., Monteiro, G.A., Prazeres, D.M.F., “Production and purification of supercoiled minicircles by a combination of in vitro endonuclease nicking and hydrophobic interaction chromatography”, Hum. Gene Ther. Meth., 29 (2018) xxx-xxx. doi: 10.1089/hgtb.2018.046

Alves, M.M., Marques, L.M., Nogueira, I., Santos, C.F., Salazar, S.B., Eugénio, S., Mira, N.P., Montemor, M.F., “In silico, in vitro and antifungal activity of the surface layers formed on zinc during this biomaterial degradation”, App. Surf. Sci., 447 (2018) 401-407. doi: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2018.03.164

Antunes, M., Palma, M., Sá-Correia, I., “Transcriptional profiling of Zygosaccharomyces bailii early response to acetic acid or copper stress mediated by ZbHaa1”, Sci. Rep., 8 (2018) 14122. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-32266-9

Barros, D.P.C., Pinto, F., Pfluck, A.C.D., Dias, A.S.A., Fernandes, P., Fonseca, L.P., Improvement of enzyme stability for alkyl esters synthesis in miniemulsion systems by using media engineering”, J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol., 93 (2018) 1338-1346. doi: 10.1002/jctb.5499P

Bernardes, N., Garizo, A.R., Pinto, S.N., Caniço, B., Perdigão, C., Fernandes, F., Fialho, A., “Azurin interaction with the lipid raft components ganglioside GM-1 and caveolin-1 increases membrane fluidity and sensitivity to anti-cancer drugs”, Cell Cycle, 17 (2018) 1649–1666. doi: 10.1080/15384101.2018.1489178

Campos‐Pinto, I., Capela, E.V., Silva‐Santos, A.R., Rodríguez, M.A., Gavara, P.R., Fernandez-Lahore, M., Aires-Barros, M.R., Azevedo, A.M., “LYTAG‐driven purification strategies for monoclonal antibodies using quaternary amine ligands as affinity matrices”, J. Chem. Technol., 93 (2018) 1966-1974. doi:  10.1002/jctb.5460

Cardoso, R., Pires, I., Duarte, S.O.D., Monteiro, G.A., "Effects of clay's chemical interactions on biocementation", App. Clay Sci., 156 (2018) 96-103. doi: 10.1016/j.clay.2018.01.035

Carvalho, M.S., Poundarik, A.A., Cabral, J.M.S., Vashishth, D., “Biomimetic matrices for rapidly forming mineralized bone tissue based on stem cell-mediated osteogenesis”, Sci. Rep., 8 (2018) 14388. doi:  10.1038/s41598-018-32794-4

Cavalheiro, M., Costa, C., Silva-Dias, A., Miranda, I.M., Wang, C., Pais, P., Pinto, S.N., Mil-Homens, D., Sato-Okamoto, M., Takahashi-Nakaguchi, A., Silva, R.M., Mira, N.P., Fialho, A.M., Chibana, H., Rodrigues, A.G., Butler, G., Teixeira, M.C., “Unveiling the mechanisms of in vitro evolution towards fluconazole resistance of a Candida glabrata clinical isolate: a transcriptomics approach”, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, in press, DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00995-18

Cavalheiro, M., Pais, P., Galocha, M., Teixeira, M.C., Host-pathogen interactions mediated by MDR transporters in fungi: as pleiotropic as it gets!,Genes, 9: 332, 2018

Cavalheiro M, Teixeira MC, Candida biofilms: threats, challenges and promising strategies, Frontiers in Medicine,  5: 28, 2018.

Costa, M.H.G., Soure, A.M., Cabral, J.M.S., Ferreira, F.C., Silva, C.L., “Hematopoietic niche – exploring biomimetic cues to improve the functionality of hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells”, Biotechnol. J., 13 (2018) 1700088. doi: 10.1002/biot.201700088

Cunha, JT, Romaní A, Costa CE, Sá-Correia I, Domingues L., Molecular and physiological basis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae tolerance to adverse lignocellulose-based process conditions. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, in press, doi: 10.1007/s00253-018-9478-3

Cunha, J.T., Costa, C.E., Ferraz, L., Romaní, A., Johansson, B., Sá-Correia, I., Domingues, L., “HAA1 and PRS3 overexpression boosts yeast tolerance towards acetic acid improving xylose or glucose consumption: unravelling the underlying mechanisms”, App. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 102 (2018) 4589-4600. doi: 10.1007/s00253-018-8955-z

de Carvalho, C.C.C.R., “Marine Biofilms: a successful microbial strategy with economic implications”, Front. Mar. Sci., 5 (2018) 126. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00126

Dias, T.P., Pinto, S.N., Santos, J.I., Fernandes, T.G., Fernandes, F., Diogo, M.M., Prieto, M., Cabral, J.M.S., “Biophysical study of human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocyte structural maturation during long-term culture”, Biotechnol. Prog., 499 (2018) 611-617. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2018.03.198

Díez-Vives, C., Esteves, A.I.S., Costa, R.,  Nielsen, S., “Detecting signatures of a sponge-associated lifestyle in bacterial genomes”, Env. Microbiol. Rep., 10 (2018) 433-443. doi: 10.1111/1758-2229.12655

Fantoni, A., Fernandes, M., Vygranenko, Y., Louro, P., Vieira, M., Silva, R.P.O., Texeira, D., Ribeiro, A.P.C., Prazeres, D.M.F., Alegria, E.C.B.A., “Analysis of metallic nanoparticles embedded in thin film semiconductors for optoelectronic applications”, Opt. Quant. Electron., 50 (2018) 246. doi: 10.1007/s11082-018-1523-z

Ferreira, A., Marques, P., Ribeiro, B., Assemany, P., Mendonça, H.V., Barata, A., Oliveira, A.C., Reis, A., Pinheiro, H.M., Gouveia, L., “Combining biotechnology with circular bioeconomy: From poultry, swine, cattle, brewery, dairy and urban wastewaters to biohydrogen”, Env. Res., 164 (2018) 32-38. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2018.02.007

Ferro, T., Santhagunam, A., Madeira, C., Salgueiro, J.B., Silva, C.L., Cabral, J.M.S., “Successful isolation and ex vivo expansion of human mesenchymal stem/stromal cells obtained from different synovial tissue‐derived (biopsy) samples”, J. Cell. Physiol., xx (2018) xxx-xxx. doi: 10.1002/jcp.27202

Franca, R.D.G., Pinheiro, H.M., van Loosdrecht, M.C.M., Lourenço, N.D., “Stability of aerobic granules during long-term bioreactor operation”, Biotechnol. Adv., 36 (2018) 228-246. doi: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2017.11.005

Gil, F.N., Gonçalves, A.C., Becker, J.D., Viegas, C.A., “Comparative analysis of transcriptomic responses to sub-lethal levels of six environmentally relevant pesticides in Saccharomyces cerevisiae”, Ecotoxicol., 27 (2018) 871-889. doi: 10.1007/s10646-018-1929-1

Godinho, C.P., Dias, P.J., Ponçot, E., Sá-Correia, I., “The paralogous genes PDR18 and SNQ2, encoding multidrug resistance ABC transporters, derive from a recent duplication event, PDR18 being specific to the Saccharomyces genus”, Front. Genet., (2018) xxx. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2018.00476

Godinho, C.P., Prata, C.S., Pinto, S.N., Carodos, C., Bandarra, N.M., Fernandes, F., Sá-Correia, I., “Pdr18 is involved in yeast response to acetic acid stress counteracting the decrease of plasma membrane ergosterol content and order”, Sci. Rep., 8 (2018) 7860. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-26128-7

Gomes-Silva, D., Atilla, E., Atilla, P.A., Mo, F., Tashiro, H., Srinivasan, M., Lulla, P., Rouce, R.H., Cabral, J.M.S., Ramos, C.A., Brenner, M.K., Mamonkin, M., "CD7 CAR T cells for the therapy of acute myeloid leukemia", Mol. Ther., (2018) xxx-xxx. doi:  10.1016/j.ymthe.2018.10.001

Gruber, P., Carvalho, F., Marques, M.P.C., O'Sullivan, B., Subrizi, F., Dobrijevic, D., Ward, J., Hailes, H.C., Fernandes, P., Wohlgemuth, R., Baganz, F., Szita, N., “Enzymatic synthesis of chiral amino-alcohols by coupling transketolase and transaminase-catalyzed reactions in a cascading continuous-flow microreactor system”, Biotechnol. Bioeng., 115 (2018) 586-596. doi: 10.1002/bit.26470

Jacinto, M.J., Trabuco, J.R.C., Vu, B.V., Garvey, G., Khodadady, M., Azevedo, A.M., Aires-Barros, M.R., Chang, L., Kourentzi, K., Litvinov, D., Willson, R.C., "Enhancement of lateral flow assay performance by electromagnetic relocation of reporter particles", PLoS ONE, 13 (2018) e0186782. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186782

Jacinto, M.J., Patinha, D.J.S., Marrucho, I.M., Gonçalves, J., Willson, R.C., Azevedo, A.M., Aires-Barros, M.R., “M13 bacteriophage purification using poly(ionic liquids) as novel separation matrices”, J. Chromatogr. A, 1532 (2018) 246-250. doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2017.12.005

Jalili-Firoozinezhad, S., rantil-Baun, R., Jiang, A., Potla, R., Mammoto, T., Weaver, J.C., Ferrante, T.C., Kim, H.J., Cabral, J.M.S., Levy, O., Ingber, D.E., “Modeling radiation injury-induced cell death and countermeasure drug responses in a human Gut-on-a-Chip”, Cell Death Dis., 9 (2018) 223. doi: 10.1038/s41419-018-0304-8

Karimi, E., Slaby, B.M., Soares, A.R., Blom, J., Hentschel, U., Costa, R., “Metagenomic binning reveals versatile nutrient cycling and distinct adaptive features in alphaproteobacterial symbionts of marine sponges”, FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., 94 (2018) xxx-xxx. doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiy074

Leitão, J.H., Sousa, S.A., Leite, S.A., Carvalho, M.F.N.N., “Silver camphor imine complexes: Novel antibacterial compounds from old medicines”, Antibiotics, 7(2018) 65. doi: 10.1002/jcp.27202

Marques, L.M., Alves, M.M., Eugénio, S., Salazar, S.B., Pedro, N., Grenho, L., Mira, N.P., Fernandes, M.H., Montemor, M.F., “Potential anti-cancer and anti-Candida activity of Zn-derived foams”, J. Mater. Chem. B, 6 (2018) 2821-2830. doi: 10.1039/C7TB02726E

Martina P, Leguizamon M, Prieto CI, Sousa SA, Montanaro P Draghi WO, Stämmler M, Bettiol M, de Carvalho CCCR, Palau J, Figoli C, Alvarez F, Benetti S, Lejona S, Vescina C, Ferreras J, Lasch P, Lagares A, Zorreguietta A, Leitão JH, Yantorno OM, Bosch A. Burkholderia puraquae sp. nov., a novel species of the Burkholderia cepacia complex isolated from hospital settings and agricultural soils. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 68:14-18, 2018

Mil-Homens, D., Barahona, S., Moreira, R.N., Silva, I.J., Pinto, S.N., Fialho, A.M., Arraiano, C.M., "The stress-response protein BolA influences fitness and promotes Salmonella Typhimurium virulence", App. Environ. Microbiol., xx (2018) xxx-xxx. doi. 10.1128/AEM.02850-17

Mil-Homens D, Barahona S, Moreira RN, Silva IJ, Pinto SN, Fialho AM, Arraiano CM. Stress Response Protein BolA Influences Fitness and PromotesSalmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium Virulence. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 84(8),pii: e02850-17, 2018

Miranda, C.C, Fernandes, T.G., Pinto, S.N., Prieto, M., Diogo, M.M., Cabral, J.M.S., “A scale out approach towards neural induction of human induced pluripotent stem cells for neurodevelopmental toxicity studies”, Toxicol. Lett., 294 (2018) 51-60. doi: 10.1016/j.toxlet.2018.05.018

Mizukami, A., de Abreu Neto, M.S., Moreira, F., Fernandes-Platzgummer, A., Huang, Y.-F., Milligan, W., Cabral, J.M.S., Silva, C.L., Covas, D.T., Swiech, K. “A fully-closed and automated hollow fiber bioreactor for clinical-grade manufacturing of human mesenchymal stem/stromal cells”, Stem Cell Rev. Rep., 14 (2018) 141-143. doi: 10.1007/s12015-017-9787-4

Nascimento, A., Pinto, IF, Chu, V, Aires-Barros, MR, Conde, JP, Azevedo, AM, “Studies on the purification of antibody fragments”, Sep. Pur. Technol., 195 (2018) 388–397. doi: 10.1016/j.seppur.2017.12.033

Navvabi, A., Razzaghi, M., Fernandes, P., Karami, L., Homaeia, A., “Novel lipases discovery specifically from marine organisms for industrial production and practical applications”, Process Biochem., 70 (2018) 61-70. doi: 10.1016/j.procbio.2018.04.018

Pacífico, C., Fernandes, P., de Carvalho, CCCR, “Mycobacterial response to organic solvents and possible implications on cross-resistance with antimicrobial agents”, Front. Microbiol., 9 (2018) 961. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00961

Palma, M., Guerreiro, J.F., Sá-Correia, I., "Adaptive response and tolerance to acetic acid in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Zygosaccharomyces bailii: a physiological genomics perspective", Front. Microbiol., 9 (2018) 274. doi. 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00274

Pandey, R., Kumar, N., Monteiro, G.A., Dasu, V.V., Prazeres, D.M.F., “Re-engineering of an E. coli K-12 strain for the efficient production of recombinant human interferon gamma”, Enzyme Microb. Technol., 117 (2018) 23-31. doi: 10.1016/j.enzmictec.2018.06.001

Paulo, P.M.R., Botequim, D., Jóskowiak, A., Martins, S., Prazeres, D.M.F., Zijlstra, P., Costa, S.M.B., “Enhanced-fluorescence of a dye on DNA-assembled gold nano-dimers discriminated by lifetime correlation spectroscopy”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 122 (2018) 10971–10980. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b12622

Pinto, F., de Barros,  D.P.C., Fonseca, L.P., “Design of multifunctional nanostructured lipid carriers enriched with α-tocopherol using vegetable oils”, Ind. Crops Prod., 118 (2018) 149-159. doi: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.03.042Get

Pinto, I.F., Santos, D.R., Soares, R.R.G., Aires-Barros, M.R., Chu, V., Azevedo, A.M., Conde, J.P., “A regenerable microfluidic device with integrated valves and thin-film photodiodes for rapid optimization of chromatography conditions”, Sensors Actuat. B-Chem., 255 (2018) 3636-3646. doi: 10.1016/j.snb.2017.09.167

Pinto, I.F., Santos, D.R., Caneira, C.R.F., Soares, R.R.G., Azevedo, A.M., Chu, V., Conde, J.P., “Optical biosensing in microfluidics using nanoporous microbeads and amorphous silicon thin-film photodiodes: quantitative analysis of molecular recognition and signal transduction”, J. Micromech. Microeng., 28 (2018) 094004. doi: 10.1088/1361-6439/aac66c

Qeshmi, F.I., Homaei, A., Fernandes, P., Javadpour, S., "Marine microbial L-asparaginase: biochemistry, molecular approaches and applications in tumor therapy and in food industry", Microbiol. Res., 208(2018) 99-112. doi: 10.1016/j.micres.2018.01.011

Rodrigues, C.A.V., Silva, T.P., Nogueira, D.E.S., Fernandes, T.G.,  Hashimura, Y., Wesselschmidt, R., Diogo, M.M., Lee, D., Cabral, J.M.S., “Scalable culture of human induced pluripotent cells On microcarriers under xeno‐free conditions using single‐use vertical‐wheel bioreactors”, J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol., xx (2018) xxx-xxx. doi: 10.1002/jctb.5738

Rodrigues, G.N., Lago-Lestón, A., Costa, R., Keller-Costa, T., “Draft genome sequence of Labrenzia sp. strain EL143, a coral-associated alphaproteobacterium with versatile symbiotic living capability and strong halogen degradation potential”, Gen. Anounc., 6 (2018) e00132-18. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00132-18

Rosa, S.A.S.L., Silva, C.L., Aires-Barros, M.R., Dias-Cabral, A.C., Azevedo, A.M., “Thermodynamics of the adsorption of monoclonal antibodies in phenylboronate chromatography: affinity versus multimodal interactions”, J. Chromatogr. A, 1569 (2018) 118-127. doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2018.07.050

Salazar, S.B., Wang, C., Musterkotter, M., Okamoto, M., Takahashi-Nakaguchi, A., Chibana, H., Lopes, M.M., Güldener, U., Butler, G., Mira, N.P., “Comparative genomic and transcriptomic analyses unveil novel features of azole resistance and adaptation to the human host in Candida glabrata”, FEMS Yeast Res., 18 (2018) fox079. doi: 10.1093/femsyr/fox079

Santos, R.M., Kessler, J.M., Salou, P., Menezes, J.C., Peinado, A., “Monitoring mAb cultivations with in-situ Raman spectroscopy: the influence of spectral selectivity on calibration models and industrial use as reliable PAT tool”, Biotechnol. Prog., 34 (2018) 659-670. doi: 10.1002/btpr.2635

Serra, J., Alves, C.P.A., Brito, L., Monteiro, G.A., Cabral, J.M.S., Prazeres, D.M.F., Silva, C.L., “Engineering of human mesenchymal stem/stromal cells (MSC) with VEGF-encoding minicircles for angiogenic ex vivo gene therapy”, Hum. Gene Ther., xx (2018) xxx-xxx. doi: 10.1089/hum.2018.154

Silva, L.O., Nobre, L.S., Mil-Homens, D., Fialho, A., Saraiva, L.M., “Repair of iron centers RIC protein contributes to the virulence of Staphylococcus aureus”, Virulence, 9 (2018) 312-317. doi: 10.1080/21505594.2017.1389829

Silva, S.G., Lago-Lestón, A., Costa, R., Keller-Costa, T., “Draft genome sequence of Sphingorhabdus sp. strain EL138, a metabolically versatile alphaproteobacterium isolated from the Gorgonian coral Eunicella labiate”, Gen. Anounc., 6 (2018) e00142-18. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00142-18

Silva IN, Pessoa FD, Ramires MJ, Santos MR, Becker JD, Cooper VS, Moreira LM. OmpR regulator of Burkholderia multivorans controls mucoid-to-nonmucoid transition and other cell envelope properties associated with persistence in the cystic fibrosis lung. Journal of Bacteriology. in press, doi: 10.1128/JB.00216-18

Soares, R.R.G., Ricelli, A., Fanelli, C., Caputo, D., de Cesare, G., Chu, V., Aires-Barros, M.R., Conde, J.P., "Advances, challenges and opportunities for point-of-need screening of mycotoxins in foods and feeds", Analyst, 143 (2018) 1015-1035. doi: 10.1039/C7AN01762F

Soares, R.R.G., Santos, D.R.,  Pinto, I.F., Azevedo, A.M., Aires-Barros, M.R., Chu, V., Conde, J.P., “Multiplexed microfluidic fluorescence immunoassay with photodiode array signal acquisition for sub-minute and point-of-need detection of mycotoxins”, Lab Chip, 18 (2018) 1569-1580. doi: 10.1039/C8LC00259B

Sousa, S., Seixas, A.M.M., Leitão, J.H., “Postgenomic approaches and bioinformatics tools to advance the development of vaccines against bacteria of the Burkholderia cepacia Complex”, Vaccines, 6 (2018) 34. doi:  10.3390/vaccines6020034

Sousa PS, Silva IN, Moreira LM, Veríssimo A, Costa J. Differences in Virulence Between Legionella pneumophila Isolates From Human and Non-human Sources Determined in Galleria mellonella Infection Model. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 8:97, 2018

Teixeira, M.C., Monteiro, P.T., Palma, M., Costa, C., Godinho, C.P., Pais, P., Cavalheiro, M., Antunes M., Lemos, A., Pedreira, T., Sá-Correia, I., “YEASTRACT: an upgraded database for the analysis of transcription regulatory networks in Saccharomyces cerevisiae”, Nucleic Acids Res., 46 (2018) D348-D353. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx842