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Sources of Potentially Toxic Elements in Sediments of the Mussulo Lagoon (Angola) and Implications for Human Health.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2020 Apr 4;17(7). Epub 2020 Apr 4.

Geosciences Center, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Coimbra, Rua Sílvio Lima, Univ. Coimbra - Pólo II, 3030-790 Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17072466DOI Listing
April 2020

Metal(loid) induced toxicity and defense mechanisms in Spinacia oleracea L.: Ecological hazard and Prospects for phytoremediation.

Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 2019 Nov 20;183:109570. Epub 2019 Aug 20.

Department of Botany, St. John's College, Agra, 282002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2019.109570DOI Listing
November 2019

EDTA-Assisted Metal Uptake in Raphanus sativus L. and Brassica oleracea L.: Assessment of Toxicity and Food Safety.

Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 2019 Sep 20;103(3):490-495. Epub 2019 Jun 20.

Department of Botany, St. John'S College, Agra, UP, 282 002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00128-019-02651-9DOI Listing
September 2019

Uranium toxicity to aquatic invertebrates: A laboratory assay.

Environ Pollut 2018 Aug 16;239:359-366. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

MARE, Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, 3000-456 Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2018.04.007DOI Listing
August 2018

Effect of Glomus mossae on accumulation efficiency, hazard index and antioxidant defense mechanisms in tomato under metal(loid) Stress.

Int J Phytoremediation 2018 Jul;20(9):885-894

a Department of Botany , St. John's College , Agra , UP , India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15226514.2018.1438360DOI Listing
July 2018

Disclosing the functional changes of two genetic alterations in a patient with Chronic Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia: Report of the novel mtDNA m.7486G>A variant.

Neuromuscul Disord 2018 04 23;28(4):350-360. Epub 2017 Nov 23.

FMUC - Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; CNC - Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Laboratory of Biochemical Genetics, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nmd.2017.11.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5952895PMC
April 2018

Metal(loid) accumulation in aquatic plants of a mining area: Potential for water quality biomonitoring and biogeochemical prospecting.

Chemosphere 2018 Mar 23;194:158-170. Epub 2017 Nov 23.

Department of Botany, St. John's College, Agra, 282 002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.11.139DOI Listing
March 2018

Assessment of edibility and effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on Solanum melongena L. grown under heavy metal(loid) contaminated soil.

Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 2018 Feb 6;148:318-326. Epub 2017 Nov 6.

Department of Botany, St. John's College, Agra, U.P. 282 002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.10.048DOI Listing
February 2018

Response to "In silico prediction is insufficient to assess pathogenicity of mtDNA variants".

Eur J Med Genet 2018 01 12;61(1):46-47. Epub 2017 Aug 12.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, PA 3000-354, Portugal; Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra - Laboratory of Biochemical Genetics, Portugal. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmg.2017.08.008DOI Listing
January 2018

Arsenic in stream waters is bioaccumulated but neither biomagnified through food webs nor biodispersed to land.

Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 2017 May;139:132-138

MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, 3001-401 Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.01.035DOI Listing
May 2017

In silico analysis for predicting pathogenicity of five unclassified mitochondrial DNA mutations associated with mitochondrial cytopathies' phenotypes.

Eur J Med Genet 2017 Mar 24;60(3):172-177. Epub 2016 Dec 24.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, PA 3000-354, Portugal; Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra - Laboratory of Biochemical Genetics, Portugal. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmg.2016.12.009DOI Listing
March 2017

Geochemical and mineralogical fingerprints to distinguish the exploited ferruginous mineralisations of Grotta della Monaca (Calabria, Italy).

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2017 Feb 17;173:704-720. Epub 2016 Oct 17.

Unidade de I&D "Química-Física Molecular", Department of Chemistry, University of Coimbra, 3004-535 Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2016.10.021DOI Listing
February 2017

Identification of a novel deletion in SURF1 gene: Heterogeneity in Leigh syndrome with COX deficiency.

Mitochondrion 2016 Nov 15;31:84-88. Epub 2016 Oct 15.

CNC - Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Biochemical Genetics Laboratory, University of Coimbra, Portugal; Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mito.2016.10.004DOI Listing
November 2016

Biogeochemistry of uranium in the soil-plant and water-plant systems in an old uranium mine.

Sci Total Environ 2016 Oct 15;568:350-368. Epub 2016 Jun 15.

Periyar University, Department of Biotechnology, Salem 636 011, TN, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.024DOI Listing
October 2016

Uranium accumulation in aquatic macrophytes in an uraniferous region: Relevance to natural attenuation.

Chemosphere 2016 Aug 8;156:76-87. Epub 2016 May 8.

Periyar University, Department of Biotechnology, Salem, 636 011, TN, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.04.105DOI Listing
August 2016

Accumulation of uranium by aquatic plants in field conditions: prospects for phytoremediation.

Sci Total Environ 2014 Feb 14;470-471:993-1002. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

Department of Botany, St. John's College, Agra 282 002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.10.067DOI Listing
February 2014

Antenatal manifestations of mitochondrial disorders.

J Inherit Metab Dis 2013 Sep 30;36(5):805-11. Epub 2013 Jan 30.

Obstetric Unit, University Hospital of Coimbra, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10545-012-9567-xDOI Listing
September 2013

Phytoremedial assessment of flora tolerant to heavy metals in the contaminated soils of an abandoned Pb mine in Central Portugal.

Chemosphere 2013 Feb 23;90(8):2216-25. Epub 2012 Oct 23.

Department of Earth Sciences, University of Coimbra, 3001 401 Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2012.09.079DOI Listing
February 2013

Accumulation of arsenic by aquatic plants in large-scale field conditions: opportunities for phytoremediation and bioindication.

Sci Total Environ 2012 Sep 20;433:390-7. Epub 2012 Jul 20.

School of Life Sciences and the Environment, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, 5001-801 Vila Real, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.06.091DOI Listing
September 2012

Mitochondrial DNA 8993T>G mutation in a child with ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency and leigh syndrome: an unexpected association.

J Child Neurol 2012 Aug 12;27(8):1059-61. Epub 2012 Jan 12.

Centro de Desenvolvimento Dr Luís Borges, Hospital Pediátrico de Coimbra, CHC, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0883073811431015DOI Listing
August 2012

Uranium accumulation by aquatic plants from uranium-contaminated water in Central Portugal.

Int J Phytoremediation 2012 Mar;14(3):221-34

Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15226514.2011.587849DOI Listing
March 2012

Metal contamination of soils and plants associated with the glass industry in North Central India: prospects of phytoremediation.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2012 Jan 7;19(1):269-81. Epub 2011 Jul 7.

Department of Botany, St. John's College, Agra, UP, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-011-0530-4DOI Listing
January 2012

Phytoextraction potential of Prosopis juliflora (Sw.) DC. with specific reference to lead and cadmium.

Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 2011 Jul 10;87(1):45-9. Epub 2011 May 10.

Department of Botany, St. John's College, Agra 282002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00128-011-0305-0DOI Listing
July 2011

Contamination by uranium mine drainages affects fungal growth and interactions between fungal species and strains.

Mycologia 2010 Sep-Oct;102(5):1004-11

IMAR-CMA, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, P.O. Box 3046, 3001-401 Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3852/09-248DOI Listing
November 2010

Mitochondrial-dependent apoptosis in Huntington's disease human cybrids.

Exp Neurol 2010 Apr 14;222(2):243-55. Epub 2010 Jan 14.

Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, 3004-504 Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.expneurol.2010.01.002DOI Listing
April 2010

Mitochondrial DNA variants in a portuguese population of patients with Alzheimer's disease.

Eur Neurol 2005 28;53(3):121-4. Epub 2005 Apr 28.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000085555DOI Listing
August 2005