Publications by authors named "Joaquina Silva"

39Publications

Preimplantation genetic testing for Huntington disease: the perspective of one Portuguese center.

Porto Biomed J 2019 Sep-Oct;4(5):e48. Epub 2019 Sep 4.

Serviço de Genética, Departamento de Patologia, Faculdade de Medicina, University of Porto.

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September 2019

L-Theanine promotes cultured human Sertoli cells proliferation and modulates glucose metabolism.

Eur J Nutr 2019 Oct 10;58(7):2961-2970. Epub 2019 Jun 10.

Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS), University of Porto, 4050-313, Porto, Portugal.

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October 2019

Reproductive success of assisted reproductive technology in couples with chromosomal abnormalities.

J Assist Reprod Genet 2019 Jul 18;36(7):1471-1479. Epub 2019 May 18.

Genetics Department, Faculty of Medicine (FMUP), University of Porto, Alameda Professor Hernâni Monteiro, 4200-319, Porto, Portugal.

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July 2019

Clinical outcomes after preimplantation genetic diagnosis of patients with Corino de Andrade disease (familial amyloid polyneuropathy).

Reprod Biomed Online 2018 Jan 12;36(1):39-46. Epub 2017 Oct 12.

Centre for Reproductive Genetics A. Barros (CGR), Porto, Portugal; Department of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Health Research and Innovation (I3S), University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.

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January 2018

Implications of epigallocatechin-3-gallate in cultured human Sertoli cells glycolytic and oxidative profile.

Toxicol In Vitro 2017 Jun 18;41:214-222. Epub 2017 Mar 18.

Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, University of Porto, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal; Department of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal; i3S- Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Universidade do Porto, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal. Electronic address:

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June 2017

Ultrastructural and cytogenetic analyses of mature human oocyte dysmorphisms with respect to clinical outcomes.

J Assist Reprod Genet 2016 Aug 24;33(8):1041-57. Epub 2016 May 24.

Centre for Reproductive Genetics Alberto Barros (CGR), Av. do Bessa, 240, 1° Dto. Frente, 4100-009, Porto, Portugal.

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August 2016

Y-chromosome microdeletions in nonobstructive azoospermia and severe oligozoospermia.

Asian J Androl 2017 May-Jun;19(3):338-345

Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto (ICBAS-UP), Rua Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal and Multidisciplinary Unit for Biomedical Research, ICBAS-UP, Portugal.

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March 2018

Estradiol modulates Na(+) -dependent HCO3 (-) transporters altering intracellular pH and ion transport in human Sertoli cells: A role on male fertility?

Biol Cell 2016 Jul 9;108(7):179-88. Epub 2016 Mar 9.

Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS) and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine (UMIB), University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.

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July 2016

First transplantation of cryopreserved ovarian tissue in Portugal, stored for 10 years: an unexpected indication.

Reprod Biomed Online 2016 Mar 24;32(3):334-6. Epub 2015 Dec 24.

Unit of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Hospital Center São João, Alameda Prof. Hernâni Monteiro, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal.

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March 2016

Mammalian target of rapamycin controls glucose consumption and redox balance in human Sertoli cells.

Fertil Steril 2016 Mar 14;105(3):825-833.e3. Epub 2015 Dec 14.

CICS-UBI - Health Sciences Research Centre, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã. Electronic address:

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March 2016

Testicular lactate content is compromised in men with Klinefelter Syndrome.

Mol Reprod Dev 2016 Mar 6;83(3):208-16. Epub 2016 Jan 6.

Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS) and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine (UMIB), University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.

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March 2016

A stereological study on organelle distribution in human oocytes at prophase I.

Zygote 2016 Jun 14;24(3):346-54. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

Department of Microscopy,Laboratory of Cell Biology,Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS),University of Porto (UP),Rua Jorge Viterbo Ferreira,228,4050-313 Porto,Portugal.

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June 2016

Dehydroepiandrosterone and 7-oxo-dehydroepiandrosterone in male reproductive health: Implications of differential regulation of human Sertoli cells metabolic profile.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 2015 Nov 29;154:1-11. Epub 2015 Jun 29.

CICS-UBI-Health Sciences Research Centre, University of Beira Interior, 6200-506 Covilhã, Portugal; Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS) and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine (UMIB), University of Porto, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal. Electronic address:

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November 2015

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: a clinical report on 4894 consecutive ART treatment cycles.

Reprod Biol Endocrinol 2015 Jun 23;13:66. Epub 2015 Jun 23.

Centre for Reproductive Genetics Alberto Barros, Av. do Bessa, 240, 1° Dto. Frente, 4100-012, Porto, Portugal.

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June 2015

Metabolic fingerprints in testicular biopsies from type 1 diabetic patients.

Cell Tissue Res 2015 Nov 9;362(2):431-40. Epub 2015 Jun 9.

CICS - UBI - Health Sciences Research Centre, University of Beira Interior, 6201-506, Covilhã, Portugal.

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November 2015

Dose-dependent effects of caffeine in human Sertoli cells metabolism and oxidative profile: relevance for male fertility.

Toxicology 2015 Feb 5;328:12-20. Epub 2014 Dec 5.

CICS - UBI - Health Sciences Research Centre, University of Beira Interior, 6201-506 Covilhã, Portugal; Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS) and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine (UMIB), University of Porto, Portugal. Electronic address:

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February 2015

Molecular cytogenetics of human single pronucleated zygotes.

Reprod Sci 2014 Dec 9;21(12):1472-82. Epub 2014 Apr 9.

Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology, Multidisciplinary Unit for Biomedical Research-UMIB, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS), University of Porto, Rua Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, Porto, Portugal

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December 2014

Expression pattern of G protein-coupled receptor 30 in human seminiferous tubular cells.

Gen Comp Endocrinol 2014 May 25;201:16-20. Epub 2014 Mar 25.

CICS-UBI - Health Sciences Research Centre, University of Beira Interior, Av. Infante D. Henrique, 6200-506 Covilhã, Portugal. Electronic address:

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May 2014

[Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: experience of a reproductive medicine center 2005-2011].

Acta Med Port 2013 Jan-Feb;26(1):24-32. Epub 2013 Apr 24.

Departamento de Microscopia, Laboratório de Biologia Celular, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal.

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April 2014

Immunohystochemical analysis of CFTR in normal and disrupted spermatogenesis.

Syst Biol Reprod Med 2013 Feb 18;59(1):53-9. Epub 2012 Sep 18.

Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology, UMIB, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS), University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.

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February 2013