Recent Publications

Latest research from our team members

LÍBALOVÀ, H., COSTA, P.M., OLSSON, M., FARCAL, L., ORTELLI, S., BLOSI, M., TOPINKA, J., COSTA, A.L. & FADEEL, B. (2017, in press). Testing the effects of different surface-modified copper oxide nanoparticles: Integrating particle stability and metal dissolution with cytotoxic effects onto a murine macrophage cell line. Chemosphere (doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.12.182)

BHATTACHARYA, K., SACCHETTI, C., COSTA, P.M., SOMMERTUNE, J., BRANDNER, B.D., MAGRINI, A., ROSATO, N., BOTTINI, N, BOTTINI, M. & FADEEL, B. (2017, in press). Nitric Oxide-Dependent Degradation of Polyethylene Glycol-Modified Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Implications for Intra-Articular Delivery. Advanced Healthcare Materials. (doi: 10.1002/adhm.201700916)

GONÇALVES, C., MARTINS, M., COSTA, M.H., COSTA, P.M. (2017, in press). Development of a method for the detection of polystyrene microplastics in paraffin-embedded histological sections. Histochemistry and Cell Biology. (doi: 10.1007/s00418-017-1613-1)

COSTA, P.M., GOSENS, I., WILLIAMS, A., FARCAL, L., PANTANO, D., BROWN, D.M., STONE, V., CASSEE, F.R., HALAPPANAVAR, S. & FADEEL, B. (2017, in press). Transcriptional profiling reveals gene expression changes associated with inflammation and cell proliferation following short-term inhalation exposure to copper oxide nanoparticles. Journal of Applied Toxicology. (doi: 10.1002/jat.3548)

MADEIRA, D., ARAÚJO, J., VITORINO, R., COSTA, P.M., CAPELO, J.-L., VINAGRE, C. & DINIZ, M. (2017). Molecular plasticity under ocean warming: proteomics and fitness data provides clues for a better understanding of the thermal tolerance in fish. Frontiers in Physiology 8, 825. (doi: 10.3389/fphys.2017.00825)

BHATTACHARYA, K., KILIÇ, G., COSTA, P.M. & FADEEL, B. (2017). Cytotoxicity screening and cytokine profiling of nineteen nanomaterials enables hazard ranking and grouping based on inflammogenic potential. Nanotoxicology 11, 809–826. (doi: 10.1080/17435390.2017.1363309)

CAEIRO, S., VAZ-FERNANDES, P., MARTINHO, A.P., COSTA, P.M., SILVA, M.J., LAVINHA, J., MATIAS-DIAS, C., MACHADO, A., CASTANHEIRA, I. & COSTA, M.H. (2017). Environmental risk assessment in a contaminated estuary: An integrated weight of evidence approach as a decision support tool. Ocean & Coastal Management 143, 51–62. (doi: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2016.09.026

RODRIGO, A.P. & COSTA, P.M. (2017). The role of the cephalopod digestive gland in the storage and detoxification of marine pollutants. Frontiers in Physiology. 8, 232. (doi: 10.3389/fphys.2017.00232)

FERNANDES, A.R., JESUS, J., MARTINS, P., FIGUEIREDO, S., ROSA, D., MARTINS, M.R.D.R.S., CORVO, M.L., CARVALHEIRO, M.C., COSTA, P.M., BAPTISTA, P.V. (2017). Multifunctional gold-nanoparticles: A nanovectorization tool for the targeted delivery of novel chemotherapeutic agents. Journal of Controlled Release 245, 52–61. (doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2016.11.021)