Pedro M. Costa

Professor Auxilar
gab. 3.03, 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 >> Ocean climate

Publicações Representativas

CAMPOS, S., RODRIGO, A.P., MOUTINHO CABRAL, I. MENDES, V., MANADAS, B., D'AMBROSIO, M. & COSTA, P.M. (2023). An exploration of novel bioactives from the venomous marine annelid Glycera alba. Toxins, 15, 655 (doi: 10.3390/toxins15110655).

MOUTINHO CABRAL, I., MADEIRA C., GROSSO, A.R. & COSTA, P.M. (2022). A drug discovery approach based on comparative transcriptomics between two toxin-secreting marine annelids: Glycera alba and Hediste diversicolor. Molecular Omics 18, 731-744 (doi: 10.1039/D2MO00138A). 

COSTA, P.M. (2022). Current aspects of DNA damage and repair in ecotoxicology: a mini-review. Ecotoxicology 31, 1-11 (doi: 10.1007/s10646-021-02487-2). 

GONÇALVES, C. & COSTA, P.M. (2021). Cephalotoxins: A hotspot for marine bioprospecting? Frontiers in Marine Science 8, 647344 (doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.647344).

RODRIGO, A.P., GROSSO, A.R., BAPTISTA, P.V., FERNANDES, A.R., & COSTA, P.M. (2021). A transcriptomic approach to the recruitment of venom proteins in a marine annelid. Toxins 13, 97 (doi: 10.3390/toxins13020097).

RODRIGO, A.P., MENDES, V.M., MANADAS, B., GROSSO, A.R., ALVES DE MATOS, A.P., BAPTISTA, P.V., COSTA, P.M., FERNANDES, A.R. (2021). Specific antiproliferative properties of proteinaceous toxin secretions from the marine annelid Eulalia sp. onto ovarian cancer cells. Marine Drugs 19, 31 (doi: 10.3390/md19010031).

MILHINHOS, A. & COSTA, P.M. (2020). On the progression of COVID-19 in Portugal: A comparative analysis of active cases using non-linear regression. Frontiers in Public Health 8, 495 (doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00495). 

GONÇALVES, C. & COSTA, P.M. (2020). Histochemical detection of free thiols in glandular cells and tissues of different marine Polychaeta. Histochemistry and Cell Biology 154, 315–325 (doi: 10.1007/s00418-020-01889-3). 

MARTINS, C. & COSTA, P.M. (2020). Technical updates to the Comet assay in vivo for assessing DNA damage in zebrafish embryos from fresh and frozen cell suspensions. Zebrafish 17, 220–228 (doi: 10.1089/zeb.2020.1857).

D'AMBROSIO, M., SANTOS, A.C., ALEJO-ARMIJO, A., PAROLA, J. & COSTA, P.M. (2020). Light-mediated toxicity of porphyrin-like pigments from a marine Polychaeta. Marine Drugs 18, 302. (doi: 10.3390/md18060302).

MARTINS, C. DREIJ, K. & COSTA, P.M. (2019). The state-of-the art of environmental toxicogenomics: Challenges and perspectives of “omics” approaches directed to toxicant mixtures. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 16, 4718. (doi: 10.3390/ijerph16234718)

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)

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)


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