Pedro M. Costa

Professor Auxilar
gab. 2.01, Ed. Departamental

Interesses Científicos

Marine Biology and Biotechnology >> Toxins, pigments and other natural products from marine animals >> Aquatic Toxicology and Environmental Toxicology >> Toxicopathology, Histology and Histopathology >> Genotoxicology and carcinogenesis >> Systems Biology >> Computational Biology

Publicações Representativas

RODRIGO, A.P. & COSTA, P.M. (2019). The hidden biotechnological potential of marine invertebrates: The Polychaeta case study. Environmental Research 173, 270-280. (doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2019.03.048)

RODRIGO, A.P.C., MARTINS, C., ALVES DE MATOS, A.P., COSTA, M.H. & COSTA, P.M. (2018). A morphoanatomical approach to the adaptive features of the epidermis and proboscis of a marine Polychaeta: Eulalia viridis (Phyllodocida: Phyllodocidae). Journal of Anatomy 233, 567-579. (doi: 10.1111/JOA.12870)

CUNHA, M.L., MARTINS, C., GROSSO, A.R. & COSTA, P.M. (2019). Mytilus galloprovincialis CYP1A-like mRNAs reveal closer proximity of mytilid CYP1A to the eumetazoan CYP2 Family. Aquatic Toxicology 214, 105260. (doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2019.105260)

COSTA, P.M. (2018). The Handbook of Histopathological Practices in Aquatic Environments: Guide to Histology for Environmental Toxicology. Academic Press, Cambridge, MA, USA, 292 pp. (ISBN: 978-0-12-812032-3)

CUEVAS, N., MARTINS, M., RODRIGO, A.P., MARTINS, C. & COSTA, P.M. (2018). Explorations on the ecological role of toxin secretion and delivery in jawless predatory Polychaeta. Scientific Reports 8, 7635 (doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-26031-1)

CUEVAS, N., MARTINS, M. & COSTA, P.M. (2018, in press). Risk assessment of pesticides in estuaries: A review addressing the persistence of an old problem in complex environments. Ecotoxicology. (doi: 10.1007/s10646-018-1910-z)

COSTA, P.M., GOSENS, I., WILLIAMS, A., FARCAL, L., PANTANO, D., BROWN, D.M., STONE, V., CASSEE, F.R., HALAPPANAVAR, S. & FADEEL, B. (2018). 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  38, 385–397. (doi: 10.1002/jat.3548)

MARTINS, M., SILVA, A., COSTA, M.H., MIGUEL, C. & COSTA, P.M. (2018). Co-exposure to environmental carcinogens in vivo triggers neoplasia-related hallmarks in low-genotoxicity events, even after removal of insult. Scientific Reports 8, 3649. (doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-21975-w)

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

COSTA, P.M. & FADEEL, B. (2016). Emerging systems biology approaches in nanotoxicology: Towards a mechanism-based understanding of nanomaterial hazard and risk. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 299, 101–111. (doi: 10.1016/j.taap.2015.12.014

MARTINS, C., ALVES DE MATOS, A.P., COSTA, M.H. & COSTA, P.M. (2015). Alterations in juvenile flatfish gill epithelia induced by sediment-bound toxicants: a comparative in situ and ex situ study. Marine Environmental Research 112, 122–130. (doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2015.10.007

RODRIGO, A., COSTA, M.H., ALVES DE MATOS, A.P., CARRAPIÇO, F. & COSTA, P.M. (2015). A study on the digestive physiology of a marine polychaete (Eulalia viridis) through microanatomical changes of epithelia during the digestive cycle. Microscopy and Microanalysis 21, 91–101. (doi: 10.1017/S143192761401352X


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