Cátia Assunção Sousa

PhD Student (External)

  • Since 2016: Impact of Nanoparticles in fresh water aquatic systems: physico-chemical characteristics versus ecotoxicological effects

Recent Publications

Chronic exposure of the freshwater alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata to five oxide nanoparticles: Hazard assessment and cytotoxicity mechanisms
  • Aquatic Toxicology, 214(105265), 2019
Metal(loid) oxide (Al2O3, Mn3O4, SiO2 and SnO2) nanoparticles cause cytotoxicity in yeast via intracellular generation of reactive oxygen species
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 103(15), 6257-6269, 2019
Comparison of five bacterial strains producing siderophores with ability to chelate iron under alkaline conditions
  • AMB Express, 9(78), 2019
Nickel oxide nanoparticles trigger caspase- and mitochondria-dependent apoptosis in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Chemical Research in Toxicology, 32(2), 245-254, 2019
Toxic effects of nickel oxide (NiO) nanoparticles on the freshwater alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata
  • Aquatic Toxicology, 204, 80-90, 2018
Nickel oxide (NiO) nanoparticles induce loss of cell viability in yeast mediated by oxidative stress
  • Chemical Research in Toxicology, 31(8), 658-665, 2018
Nickel oxide (NiO) nanoparticles disturb physiology and induce cell death in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 102(6), 2827-2838, 2018
Improvement of the slide culture technique for the assessment of yeast viability
  • Journal of the Institute of Brewing, 123(1), 39-44, 2017
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