Ana Madalena Ludovice

Professor Auxiliar (c/ Nomeação definitiva)
Coordenador do 1º ciclo de estudos da Licenciatura em Biologia Celular e Molecular

212; 2º piso; Ed. Departamental
333; 3º piso; Ed. Departamental

(+351) 21 294 85 30 11112

Áreas de Investigação

Research interests have been addressed to the peptidoglycan biosynthesis and contribution to the optimal expression of antibiotic and lysozyme resistance in Staphylococcus aureus

Publicações Representativas

Figueiredo, T.F., A.M. Ludovice and R.G. Sobral. 2014. Contribution of Peptidoglycan Amidation to Beta-Lactam and Lysozyme Resistance in Different Genetic Lineages of Staphylococcus aureus. 2014
. Microbial Drug Resist. 20(3):238-249. DOI:10.1089/mdr.2014.0042

Vieira V., T.A. Figueiredo, A. Verma, R.G. Sobral, Ludovice A.M., H. de Lencastre and J. Trincão. 2014. Purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of  GatD, a glutamine amidotransferase-like protein from S. aureus peptidoglycan. Acta Crystallographica Section F. 70(Pt 5):632-5.DOI: 10.1107/S2053230X14007298.

Grilo, I.G., A.M. Ludovice, A. Tomasz, H. De Lencastre and R.G. Sobral. 2014. The glucosaminidase domain of Atl the major Staphylococcus aureus autolysin has DNA-binding activity. MicrobiologyOpen. 3(2):247-56. DOI:10.1002/mbo3.165.

Figueiredo, T. A., R. G. Sobral, A. M. Ludovice, J. M. de Almeida, N. K. Bui, W. Vollmer, H. de Lencastre, and A. Tomasz. 2012. Identification of Genetic Determinants and enzymes involved with the amidation of glutamic acid residues in the peptidoglycan of Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS Pathog. 8:e1002508. DOI:10.1371/journal.ppat.1002508.