Cátia Pereira

Cátia Pereira


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Phd Program : Doctoral Program in Applied and Environmental Biology (PDBMA)

Research Area : Molecular targets

Position : Phd students


Bachelors degree in Genetics and Biotechnology in 2012 (University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro). Masters degree in Molecular Genetics in 2014 (University of Minho).


  • Manuela Côrte-Real



Barbosa C#, Santos-Pereira C#, Soares I, Martins V, Terra-Matos J, Côrte-Real M, Lúcio M*, Oliveira MECDR, Gerós H* (2019) Resveratrol-loaded nanocarriers are internalized by endocytosis in yeast. Journal of Natural Products. doi: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.8b01003
#equal contribution

Costa D, Borges J, Mota MF, Rodrigues MS, Pereira-Silva P, Ferreira A, Pereira CS, Sampaio P, Vaz F (2019) Effect of microstructural changes in the biological behavior of magnetron sputtered ZnO thin films. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology. 37, 011501. doi.org/10.1116/1.5048785

Guedes JP, Pereira CS, Rodrigues LR, Côrte-Real M (2018) Bovine Milk Lactoferrin Selectively Kills Highly Metastatic Prostate Cancer PC-3 and Osteosarcoma MG-63 Cells In Vitro. Frontiers in Oncology. doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2018.00200

Pereira CS, Guedes JP, Gonçalves M, Loureiro L, Castro L, Gerós H, Rodrigues LR, Côrte-Real M (2016) Lactoferrin selectively triggers apoptosis in highly metastatic breast cancer cells through inhibition of plasmalemmal V-H+-ATPase. Oncotarget. doi10.18632/oncotarget.11394

Acosta-Zaldívar M,Andrés MT, Rego A, Pereira CS, Fierro JF, Côrte-Real M (2016) Human lactoferrin triggers a mitochondrial- and caspase-dependent regulated cell death in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Apoptosis. DOI 10.1007/s10495-015-1199-9.


Rodrigues J#, Pereira CS#, Fontes N, Gerós H, Côrte-Real M (2018) Flow Cytometry and Fluorescence Microscopy as Tools for Structural and Functional Analysis of Vacuoles Isolated from Yeast and Plant Cells. In Cláudia Pereira (Eds), Plant Vacuolar Trafficking, vol. 1789, chapter 8. ISBN: 978-1-4939-7855-7.
*Both authors contributed equally