Publications by authors named "Pedro Pereira"

100Publications

Sulfotyrosine-Mediated Recognition of Human Thrombin by a Tsetse Fly Anticoagulant Mimics Physiological Substrates.

Cell Chem Biol 2020 Oct 20. Epub 2020 Oct 20.

IBMC - Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Universidade do Porto, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal; Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Universidade do Porto, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal. Electronic address:

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October 2020

Deep gluteal space anatomy and its relationship with deep gluteal pain syndromes.

Hip Int 2020 Oct 11:1120700020966255. Epub 2020 Oct 11.

São João University Hospital, Porto, Portugal.

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October 2020

Gut microbiota composition is associated with narcolepsy type 1.

Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm 2020 11 9;7(6). Epub 2020 Oct 9.

From the Institute of Biotechnology (A.L., P.P., L.P., P.A.), University of Helsinki, Finland; Sleep-Wake Disorders Unit (L.B., Y.D.), Department of Neurology, Gui-de-Chauliac Hospital, CHU Montpellier, University of Montpellier; National Reference Network for Narcolepsy (L.B., Y.D.), CHU Montpellier; PSNREC (L.B., Y.D.), University of Montpellier, INSERM, France; and Department of Neurology (P.P., F.S.), Helsinki University Hospital and Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Neurology), University of Helsinki, Finland.

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November 2020

Melatonin action in Plasmodium infection: Searching for molecules that modulate the asexual cycle as a strategy to impair the parasite cycle.

J Pineal Res 2021 Jan 28;70(1):e12700. Epub 2020 Oct 28.

Department of Clinical and Toxicological Analyses, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

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January 2021

Single-Operator Pancreatoscopy for Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Staging of Mixed-Type Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm.

GE Port J Gastroenterol 2020 Aug 5;27(5):368-371. Epub 2020 Feb 5.

Gastroenterology Department, Centro Hospitalar São João, Porto, Portugal.

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August 2020

The Potential of Graphene Nanoplatelets in the Development of Smart and Multifunctional Ecocomposites.

Polymers (Basel) 2020 Sep 24;12(10). Epub 2020 Sep 24.

Centre for Textile Science and Technology (2C2T), University of Minho, 4710-057 Guimarães, Portugal.

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September 2020

Selective Coordination of Cu and Subsequent Anion Detection Based on a Naphthalimide-Triazine-(DPA) Chemosensor.

Biosensors (Basel) 2020 Sep 22;10(9). Epub 2020 Sep 22.

Bacterial Cell Biology, MOSTMICRO, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2780-157 Oeiras, Portugal.

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September 2020

Cholangiopancreatoscopy: Expanding the Diagnostic Indications of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2020 Sep 9;29(3):445-454. Epub 2020 Sep 9.

Gastroenterology Department, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário São João, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.

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September 2020

How to do liver transplantation using liver allografts with damaged supra-hepatic inferior vena cava.

ANZ J Surg 2020 Sep 9. Epub 2020 Sep 9.

Liver and Pancreas Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery Unit, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Medical School of UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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September 2020

interferENZY: A Web-Based Tool for Enzymatic Assay Validation and Standardized Kinetic Analysis.

J Mol Biol 2020 Aug 5:166613. Epub 2020 Aug 5.

ICBAS-Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar da Universidade do Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira 228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal; i3S-Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Universidade do Porto, Rua Alfredo Allen 208, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal; IBMC-Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Universidade do Porto, Rua Alfredo Allen 208, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal. Electronic address:

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August 2020

Bilateral Isolated Phrenic Neuropathy: a Rare Cause of Dyspnoea.

Eur J Case Rep Intern Med 2020 30;7(2):001258. Epub 2020 Jan 30.

Pulmonology Department, Garcia de Orta Hospital, Almada, Portugal.

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January 2020

Protein crystals as a key for deciphering macromolecular crowding effects on biological reactions.

Phys Chem Chem Phys 2020 Jul;22(28):16143-16149

ICBAS - Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal and IBMC - Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal. and Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal.

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July 2020

Endoscopic Vacuum Therapy for Esophageal Perforation Treatment after Foreign Body Ingestion: Resolution after a Single Session.

GE Port J Gastroenterol 2020 Apr 24;27(3):207-209. Epub 2019 Sep 24.

Gastroenterology Department, Hospital de São João, Porto, Portugal.

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April 2020

Elastic Fibers Density: a New Parameter of Improvement of NAFLD in Bariatric Surgery Patients.

Obes Surg 2020 Oct;30(10):3839-3846

Graduate Program on Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Ramiro Barcelos, 2400, Porto Alegre, RS, 90035-003, Brazil.

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October 2020

Percutaneous transcystic cholangioscopy-guided electrohydraulic lithotripsy in a patient with altered surgical anatomy.

Endoscopy 2020 11 17;52(11):E392-E393. Epub 2020 Apr 17.

Gastroenterology Department, Centro Hospitalar São João, Porto, Portugal.

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November 2020

Endoscopic closure of lateral duodenal wall perforations caused by displacement of plastic biliary stents.

Endoscopy 2020 10 27;52(10):E357-E358. Epub 2020 Mar 27.

Gastroenterology Department, Centro Hospitalar São João, Porto, Portugal.

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October 2020

Acute and repeated dose 28-day oral toxicity of Chrysobalanusicaco L. leaf aqueous extract.

Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 2020 Jun 19;113:104643. Epub 2020 Mar 19.

Laboratory of Pharmacological Prospecting of Bioactive Products (BIOFARMATOX), Department of Antibiotics, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. Electronic address:

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June 2020

[Birth, life, and death of a public policy: an ethnography of the Open Arms program].

Cad Saude Publica 2020 13;36(3):e00213918. Epub 2020 Mar 13.

Instituto de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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August 2020

Super-beacons: Open-source probes with spontaneous tuneable blinking compatible with live-cell super-resolution microscopy.

Traffic 2020 05 30;21(5):375-385. Epub 2020 Mar 30.

MRC-Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College London, London, UK.

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May 2020

Reliability of diffusion tensor tractography of facial nerve in cerebello-pontine angle tumours.

Neurol Neurochir Pol 2020 20;54(1):73-82. Epub 2020 Jan 20.

Medical University of Gdańsk, Neurosurgery Department, Debinki 7, 81-952 Gdańsk, Poland.

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March 2020

Role of Peroral Cholangioscopy for Diagnosis and Staging of Biliary Tumors.

Dig Dis 2020 15;38(5):431-440. Epub 2020 Jan 15.

Department of Gastroenterology, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal.

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October 2020

Biochemical characterization of biliverdins IXβ/δ generated by a selective heme oxygenase.

Biochem J 2020 02;477(3):601-614

Department of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11797, U.S.A.

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February 2020

Modulation of sensory nerve fiber excitability by transcutaneous cathodal direct current stimulation.

Neurophysiol Clin 2019 Nov 15;49(5):385-390. Epub 2019 Nov 15.

Instituto de Fisiologia, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal; Department of Neurosciences, Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Norte, Lisbon, Portugal.

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November 2019

Role of endoscopic vacuum therapy, internal drainage, and stents for postbariatric leaks.

VideoGIE 2019 Oct 30;4(10):481-485. Epub 2019 Jul 30.

Gastroenterology Department, Centro Hospitalar São João, Porto, Portugal.

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October 2019

Giant multilocular prostatic cystadenoma, a diagnosis to consider in large pelvic male masses.

Radiol Case Rep 2019 Dec 9;14(12):1473-1477. Epub 2019 Oct 9.

Department of Radiology, Hospital de São João, Alameda Prof. Hernâni Monteiro, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal.

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December 2019

Effects of chronic alcohol consumption and withdrawal on the cholinergic neurons of the pedunculopontine and laterodorsal tegmental nuclei of the rat: An unbiased stereological study.

Neurotoxicology 2020 01 18;76:58-66. Epub 2019 Oct 18.

Unit of Anatomy, Department of Biomedicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Alameda Professor Hernâni Monteiro, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal; Center for Health Technology and Services Research (CINTESIS), Rua Dr. Plácido da Costa, 4200-450 Porto, Portugal. Electronic address:

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January 2020

Pregnancy of unknown location.

Clinics (Sao Paulo) 2019 14;74:e1111. Epub 2019 Oct 14.

Faculdade de Medicina FMUSP, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, BR.

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March 2020

Neurosurgical anatomy of the insular cortex.

Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2019 Nov 23;186:105530. Epub 2019 Sep 23.

Department of Biomedicine, Unit of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Alameda Professor Hernâni Monteiro, 4200-319, Porto, Portugal; Center for Health Technology and Services Research (CINTESIS), Rua Dr. Plácido da Costa, s/n, 4200-450, Porto, Portugal. Electronic address:

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November 2019

Brush Cytology Performance for the Assessment of Biliopancreatic Strictures.

Acta Cytol 2020 24;64(4):344-351. Epub 2019 Sep 24.

Gastroenterology Department, Centro Hospitalar São João, Porto, Portugal.

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July 2020

gapFinisher: A reliable gap filling pipeline for SSPACE-LongRead scaffolder output.

PLoS One 2019 9;14(9):e0216885. Epub 2019 Sep 9.

DNA Sequencing and Genomics Laboratory, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

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March 2020

Increasing Comparability and Utility of Gut Microbiome Studies in Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review.

J Parkinsons Dis 2019 ;9(s2):S297-S312

Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Hospital, and Department of Neurological Sciences (Neurology), University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

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July 2020

[Indigenous health care model: the case of the DSEI Xingu].

Cad Saude Publica 2019 08 19;35Suppl 3(Suppl 3):e00008119. Epub 2019 Aug 19.

Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil.

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August 2019

Magnesium-Based Bioactive Composites Processed at Room Temperature.

Materials (Basel) 2019 Aug 16;12(16). Epub 2019 Aug 16.

Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte 31270-901, Brazil.

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August 2019

Indigenous homicide in Brazil: geospatial mapping and secondary data analysis (2010 to 2014).

Cien Saude Colet 2019 Jul 22;24(7):2637-2648. Epub 2019 Jul 22.

Centro de Ciências da Educação, Universidade Regional de Blumenau. Blumenau SC Brasil.

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July 2019

Endoscopic Extraction of a Retained Surgical Drain after Esophagectomy.

GE Port J Gastroenterol 2019 Jul 17;26(4):298-299. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Gastroenterology Department - Centro Hospitalar de São João, Porto, Portugal.

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July 2019

Live fetus inside the urinary bladder: a case report.

Einstein (Sao Paulo) 2019 Jul 1;17(3):eRC4570. Epub 2019 Jul 1.

Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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July 2019

Gut microbiota in Parkinson's disease: Temporal stability and relations to disease progression.

EBioMedicine 2019 Jun 18;44:691-707. Epub 2019 Jun 18.

Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Hospital, and Department of Neurological Sciences (Neurology), University of Helsinki, Haartmaninkatu 4, 00290 Helsinki, Finland. Electronic address:

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June 2019

A simple linearization method unveils hidden enzymatic assay interferences.

Biophys Chem 2019 09 29;252:106193. Epub 2019 May 29.

Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar (ICBAS), Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal; IBMC - Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal; Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal. Electronic address:

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September 2019

Molecular Fingerprints for a Novel Enzyme Family in with Glucosamine Kinase Activity.

mBio 2019 05 14;10(3). Epub 2019 May 14.

IBMC-Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal

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May 2019

Gender and sexuality in Mexico: an interview with Gloria Careaga.

Cien Saude Colet 2019 Apr 2;24(4):1427-1430. Epub 2019 May 2.

Programa de Pós-Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade Federal de São Paulo. São Paulo SP Brasil.

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April 2019

Treatment response in primary biliary cholangitis: The role of autoimmune hepatitis features.

Ann Hepatol 2019 May - Jun;18(3):488-493. Epub 2019 Apr 12.

Gastroenterology Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal; Gastroenterology Department, Hospitalar Center of São João, Porto, Portugal.

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May 2020

Fix Your Membrane Receptor Imaging: Actin Cytoskeleton and CD4 Membrane Organization Disruption by Chemical Fixation.

Front Immunol 2019 5;10:675. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

MRC-Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College London, London, United Kingdom.

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September 2020

Mixed Adenoneuroendocrine Tumor of the Rectum in an Ulcerative Colitis Patient.

GE Port J Gastroenterol 2019 Mar 8;26(2):125-127. Epub 2018 Jun 8.

aGastroenterology Department, Centro Hospitalar São João, Porto, Portugal.

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March 2019

Effect of Meal Ingestion on Liver Stiffness and Controlled Attenuation Parameter.

GE Port J Gastroenterol 2019 Mar 20;26(2):99-104. Epub 2018 Apr 20.

Department of Gastroenterology, Centro Hospitalar de São João, Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal.

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March 2019

Automating multimodal microscopy with NanoJ-Fluidics.

Nat Commun 2019 03 15;10(1):1223. Epub 2019 Mar 15.

MRC-Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK.

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March 2019

Esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction successfully treated with laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication: First case report in the literature.

World J Gastrointest Surg 2019 Feb;11(2):112-116

Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre 90035-903, Brazil.

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February 2019

Genetic code ambiguity modulates the activity of a C. albicans MAP kinase linked to cell wall remodeling.

Biochim Biophys Acta Proteins Proteom 2019 06 20;1867(6):654-661. Epub 2019 Feb 20.

IBMC-Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Universidade do Porto, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal; Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Universidade do Porto, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal. Electronic address:

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June 2019

Phytochemical profile of genotypes of Euterpe edulis Martius - Juçara palm fruits.

Food Res Int 2019 02 13;116:985-993. Epub 2018 Sep 13.

Universidade Vila Velha, Rua Comissário José Dantas de Melo, 21, Boa Vista, 29102-770 Espírito Santo, Brazil. Electronic address:

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February 2019

TMEM16F activation by Ca triggers plasma membrane expansion and directs PD-1 trafficking.

Sci Rep 2019 01 24;9(1):619. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Physiology, Dallas, Texas, USA.

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January 2019

Host-defense peptides AC12, DK16 and RC11 with immunomodulatory activity isolated from Hypsiboas raniceps skin secretion.

Peptides 2019 03 2;113:11-21. Epub 2019 Jan 2.

Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências Genômicas e Biotecnologia da Universidade Católica de Brasília, Brasília, Brazil; Curso de Odontologia, Universidade Católica de Brasília, Brasília, Brazil; Programa de Pós-graduação em Ciências da Saúde, Universidade de Brasília, Brasília, Brazil. Electronic address:

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March 2019

Serotonin and tryptophan metabolites, autoantibodies and gut microbiome in APECED.

Endocr Connect 2019 Jan;8(1):69-77

Department of Dermatology, Allergology and Venereology, University of Helsinki, and Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland.

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January 2019

Investigating Hepatitis C Virus Infection Using Super-Resolution Microscopy.

Methods Mol Biol 2019 ;1911:247-261

Division of Infection and Immunity, Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, University College London, London, UK.

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June 2019

Diabetic and Elder Patients Experience Superior Cardiovascular Benefits After Gastric Bypass Induced Weight Loss.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2018 28;9:718. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Endocrine, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.

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November 2018

Septins Recognize and Entrap Dividing Bacterial Cells for Delivery to Lysosomes.

Cell Host Microbe 2018 12;24(6):866-874.e4

Section of Microbiology, MRC Centre for Molecular Bacteriology and Infection, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK; Department of Immunology & Infection, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK. Electronic address:

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December 2018

Role of Direct Peroral Cholangioscopy in Difficult Biliary Stones: A Case Report.

GE Port J Gastroenterol 2018 Sep 16;25(5):271-273. Epub 2018 Jan 16.

Gastroenterology Department, Centro Hospitalar de São João, Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal.

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September 2018

Effects of depth on reef fish communities: Insights of a "deep refuge hypothesis" from Southwestern Atlantic reefs.

PLoS One 2018 26;13(9):e0203072. Epub 2018 Sep 26.

Programa de Pós-Graduação em Oceanografia Biológica, Instituto de Oceanografia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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February 2019

Oxidation of ethylenethiourea in water via ozone enhanced by UV-C: identification of transformation products.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2019 Feb 25;26(5):4498-4509. Epub 2018 Jun 25.

Departament of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627, Belo Horizonte, MG, 31270-901, Brazil.

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February 2019

How SpyGlass™ May Impact Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Practice and Patient Management.

GE Port J Gastroenterol 2018 Apr 8;25(3):132-137. Epub 2017 Nov 8.

Gastroenterology Department - Centro Hospitalar de São João, WGO Oporto Training Center, Porto Medical School - University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.

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April 2018

Chemoembolization of Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Drug-Eluting Polyethylene Glycol Embolic Agents: Single-Center Retrospective Analysis in 302 Patients.

J Vasc Interv Radiol 2018 06 30;29(6):841-849. Epub 2018 Apr 30.

Interventional Radiology Unit, Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic and Transplant Center, Hospital Curry Cabral, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, Rua da Beneficência 8, 1050-099, Lisbon, Portugal.

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June 2018

Endoscopic treatment of anastomotic leaks - A tailored approach.

Dig Liver Dis 2018 07 4;50(7):728-730. Epub 2018 Apr 4.

Gastroenterology Department, Centro Hospitalar São João, Porto, Portugal.

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July 2018

Ubiquitin Proteasome System as a Potential Drug Target for Malaria.

Curr Top Med Chem 2018 ;18(5):315-320

Department of Clinical and Toxicological Analyses, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 05508-090, Brazil.

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July 2018