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Diana Manuel Mocho de Bastos Couto
PhD Student
Research Group
Toxicological Studies
Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira n.º 228 4050-313 PORTO
Research Interests
Iron oxide nanoparticles
Apoptosis studies
Inflammation studies
Toxicology
Main publications
Diana Couto, Marisa Freitas, Vânia Vilas-Boas, Irene Dias, Graça Porto, M.Arturo Lopez-Quintela, José Rivas, Paulo Freitas, Félix Carvalho, Eduarda Fernandes (2013) Interaction of polyacrylic acid coated and non-coated iron oxide nanoparticles with human neutrophils. Toxicology Letters, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.toxlet.2013.11.020

Marisa Freitas, Vera M. Costa, Daniela Ribeiro, Diana Couto, Graça Porto, Félix Carvalho, Eduarda Fernandes (2013) Acetaminophen prevents oxidative burst and delays apoptosis in human neutrophils, Toxicology Letters, 219(2): 170-177.

Ana Gomes, Diana Couto, Andreia Alves, Irene Dias, Marisa Freitas, Graça Porto, Eduarda Fernandes, José Alberto Duarte (2012) Trihydroxyflavones with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory efficacy, Biofactors, 38(5): 378-386.

Beatriz Días Reinoso, Diana Couto, Andrés Moure, Eduarda Fernandes, Herminia Domínguez, Juan Carlos Parajó (2012) Optimization of antioxidants – Extraction from Castanea sativa leaves, Chemical Engineering Journal, 203, 101-109.

Diana Couto, Daniela Ribeiro, Marisa Freitas, Ana Gomes, José L. F. C. Lima, Eduarda Fernandes (2010) Scavenging of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species by the pro-drug sulfasalazine and its metabolites 5-aminosalicylic acid and sulfapyridine, Redox Report, 15 (6): 259-267.

Mónica S. Estevão, Luísa C. Carvalho, Daniela Ribeiro, Diana Couto, Marisa Freitas, Ana Gomes, L. M. Ferreira, Eduarda Fernandes, M. Manuel B. Marques (2010) Antioxidant activity of unexplored indole derivatives: synthesis and screening, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 45, 4869-4878.

Ana Gomes, Ondrej Neuwirth, Marisa Freitas, Diana Couto, Daniela Ribeiro, Andrea G. P. R. Figueiredo, Artur M. S. Silva, Raquel S. G. R. Seixas, Diana C. G. A. Pinto, Augusto C. Tomé, José A. S. Cavaleiro, Eduarda Fernandes, José L. F. C. Lima (2009) Synthesis and antioxidant properties of new chromone derivatives, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 17, 7218-7226.