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Stem Cells in Regenerative Biology and Repair

Depth colour-coded stack of a E14.5 foetal liver's thick section staining haematopoietic cell

Team Coordinators


Selected Publications

Perestrelo A.R., Silva A.C., Oliver-De La Cruz J., Martino F., Horváth V., Caluori G., Polanský O., Vinarský V., Azzato G., de Marco G., Žampachová V., Skládal P., Pagliari S., Rainer A., Pinto-do-Ó P., Caravella A., Koci K., Nascimento D.S., Forte G.,
Multiscale Analysis of Extracellular Matrix Remodeling in the Failing Heart. Circulation Research128(1):24-38, 2021. [Journal: Article] [CI: 2]
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.120.317685 SCOPUS: 85098106406. .

Silva A.C., Pereira C., Fonseca A.C.R.G., Pinto-do-Ó P., Nascimento D.S.,
Bearing My Heart: The Role of Extracellular Matrix on Cardiac Development, Homeostasis, and Injury Response. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology8:, 2021. [Journal: Review] [IF: 5,2 (*)]
DOI: 10.3389/fcell.2020.621644 SCOPUS: 85100007243. .

Soares-da-Silva F., Peixoto M., Cumano A., Pinto-do-Ó P.,
Crosstalk Between the Hepatic and Hematopoietic Systems During Embryonic Development. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology8:, 2020. [Journal: Review] [IF: 5,2 (*)]
DOI: 10.3389/fcell.2020.00612 SCOPUS: 85089081037. .

Valente M., Resende T.P., Nascimento D.S., Burlen-Defranoux O., Soares-Da-Silva F., Dupont B., Cumano A., Pinto-Do-ó P.,
Mouse HSA+ immature cardiomyocytes persist in the adult heart and expand after ischemic injury. PLoS Biology17(6):, 2019. [Journal: Article] [CI: 2] [IF: 7,1]
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3000335 SCOPUS: 85069625001. .

Sampaio-Pinto V., Rodrigues S.C., Laundos T.L., Silva E.D., Vasques-Nóvoa F., Silva A.C., Cerqueira R.J., Resende T.P., Pianca N., Leite-Moreira A., D'Uva G., Thorsteinsdóttir S., Pinto-do-Ó P., Nascimento D.S.,
Neonatal Apex Resection Triggers Cardiomyocyte Proliferation, Neovascularization and Functional Recovery Despite Local Fibrosis. Stem Cell Reports10(3):860-874, 2018. [Journal: Article] [CI: 13] [IF: 5,5]
DOI: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2018.01.042 SCOPUS: 85042586130. .

Freire A.G., Waghray A., Soares-da-Silva F., Resende T.P., Lee D.F., Pereira C.F., Nascimento D.S., Lemischka I.R., Pinto-do-Ó P.,
Transient HES5 Activity Instructs Mesodermal Cells toward a Cardiac Fate. Stem Cell Reports9(1):136-148, 2017. [Journal: Article] [CI: 2] [IF: 6,5]
DOI: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2017.05.025 SCOPUS: 85021126795. .

Silva A.C., Rodrigues S.C., Caldeira J., Nunes A.M., Sampaio-Pinto V., Resende T.P., Oliveira M.J., Barbosa M.A., Thorsteinsdóttir S., Nascimento D.S., Pinto-do-Ó P.,
Three-dimensional scaffolds of fetal decellularized hearts exhibit enhanced potential to support cardiac cells in comparison to the adult. Biomaterials104:52-64, 2016. [Journal: Article] [CI: 21] [IF: 8,4]
DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2016.06.062 SCOPUS: 84978822623. .

Valente M., Nascimento D.S., Cumano A., Pinto-Do-Ó P.,
Sca-1+cardiac progenitor cells and heart-making: A critical synopsis. Stem Cells and Development23(19):2263-2273, 2014. [Journal: Review] [CI: 34] [IF: 3,7]
DOI: 10.1089/scd.2014.0197 SCOPUS: 84907432293. .

Nascimento D.S., Valente M., Esteves T., de Fátima de Pina M., Guedes J.G., Freire A., Quelhas P., Pinto-do-Ó P.,
MIQuant - semi-automation of infarct size assessment in models of cardiac ischemic injury. PLoS ONE6(9):, 2011. [Journal: Article] [CI: 24] [IF: 4,1]
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0025045 SCOPUS: 80053583980. .