Natural Products – Chemistry and Bioactivity
Carmen Diniz Pereira, PhD in Pharmacology, University of Porto. Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto and researcher at REQUIMTE / LAQV. Coordinated/participated in 17 research projects. Supervised/co-supervised 9 PhD/5MsD thesis. Published 55 articles (9 as reviews), 8 book chapters and was editor of 1 book. Certificated to work with laboratory animals including in animal models of diseases. Medical Biotechnology research with Cell, Tissue and Organ-based assays. Her research work has been focused in Drugs, Food and Health: Impact of Drug and Food in proteins/enzymes, and receptors in Hypertension and Fetal programming, Endothelial dysfunction, Inflammation, Oxidative stress and Cancer.
Insights into sympathetic nervous system and GPCR interplay in fetal programming of hypertension: a bridge for new pharmacological strategies
Vascular impairment of adenosinergic system in hypertension: increased adenosine bioavailability and differential distribution of adenosine receptors and nucleoside transporters
Endothelial and Neuronal Nitric Oxide Activate Distinct Pathways on Sympathetic Neurotransmission in Rat Tail and Mesenteric Arteries
Inosine Strongly Enhances Proliferation of Human C32 Melanoma Cells through PLC-PKC-MEK1/2-ERK1/2 and PI3K Pathways
The combination of Cl-IB-MECA with paclitaxel: a new anti-metastatic therapeutic strategy for melanoma