João Pedro Abreu Pessoa

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Smaug1 membrane-less organelles respond to AMPK and mTOR and affect mitochondrial function

Fernández-Alvarez, Ana J.; Gabriela Thomas, María; Pascual, Malena L.; Habif, Martín; Pimentel, Jerónimo; Corbat, Agustín A.; Pessoa, João P.; et al, Journal of Cell Science. 1. 135. 2022. . 10.1242/jcs.253591 . published Journal of Cell Science

Cytoskeleton alterations in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Pessoa, João; Teixeira, José, Metabolism. 128. 2022. . 10.1016/j.metabol.2021.155115 . in press Metabolism

Live-cell visualization of cytochrome c: a tool to explore apoptosis

João Pessoa, Biochemical Society Transactions. 2021. . 10.1042/BST20211028 . Biochemical Society Transactions

Prospective antibacterial inhibition of c-type cytochrome synthesis

Pessoa, João, Trends in Molecular Medicine. 2021. . 10.1016/j.molmed.2021.07.007 . published Trends in Molecular Medicine

Determinants of ligand selectivity in a cyclic nucleotide–regulated potassium channel

Pessoa, João; Fonseca, Fátima; Furini, Simone; Morais-Cabral, João H., The Journal of General Physiology. 41 - 54. 1. 144. 2014. . 10.1085/jgp.201311145 . published The Journal of General Physiology

Gating of the MlotiK1 potassium channel involves large rearrangements of the cyclic nucleotide-binding domains

Mari, S. A.; Pessoa, J.; Altieri, S.; Hensen, U.; Thomas, L.; Morais-Cabral, J. H.; Muller, D. J., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 20802 - 20807. 51. 108. 2011. . 10.1073/pnas.1111149108 . published Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Functional characterization of Arabidopsis thaliana transthyretin-like protein

Pessoa, Joao; Sarkany, Zsuzsa; Ferreira-da-Silva, Frederico; Martins, Sonia; Almeida, Maria R; Li, Jianming; Damas, Ana M, BMC Plant Biology. 1. 10. 2010. . 10.1186/1471-2229-10-30 . published BMC Plant Biology

Binding of divalent cations is essential for the activity of the organellar peptidasome inArabidopsis thaliana,AtPreP

Bäckman, Hans G.; Pessoa, João; Eneqvist, Therese; Glaser, Elzbieta, FEBS Letters. 2727 - 2733. 17. 583. 2009. . 10.1016/j.febslet.2009.07.040 . published FEBS Letters

Rationalizing Protein Crystallization Screenings through Water Equilibration Theory and Protein Solubility Data†

Martins, P. M.; Pessoa, J.; Sa`rka`ny, Z.; Rocha, F.; Damas, A. M., Crystal Growth & Design. 4233 - 4243. 12. 8. 2008. . 10.1021/cg8006958 . Crystal Growth & Design

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2021/09/01 - 2022/02/28

VISCERAL: The role of extrahepatic fructose metabolism in the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease



Funders: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

2018/09/01 - 2018/11/03

LysoMod - Genetic and Small Molecule Modifiers of Lysosomal Function


Post-doc Fellow

Funders: European Commission

2018/10/01 - 2021/09/30

Telomeric R-loop-mediated recombination in the alternative lengthening of telomeres pathway: towards designing novel therapeutic avenues for cancer therapy


Post-doc Fellow

Funders: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

2016/01/01 - 2019/12/31

Making sense of antisense transcription


Post-doc Fellow

Funders: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

2015/01/01 - 2021/02/28

Keeping stem cells undifferentiated: the role of a long non-coding RNA


Post-doc Fellow

Funders: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

2009/10/01 - 2013/09/30

The molecular details of cyclic nucleotide regulation in a potassium channel


PhD Student Fellow

Funders: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

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