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Imprinting technology in electrochemical biomimetic sensors
  • Sensors (Switzerland), 17(3), 2017
  • Frasco, M.F.; Almeida, G.M.; Santos-Silva, F.; Do Carmo Pereira, M.; Coelho, M.A.N.
Transferrin surface-modified PLGA nanoparticles-mediated delivery of a proteasome inhibitor to human pancreatic cancer cells
  • Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 103(4), 1476-1484, 2015
  • Ramalho, M.J.; Loureiro, J.A.; Gomes, B.; Frasco, M.F.; Coelho, M.A.N.; Carmo Pereira, M.
PLGA nanoparticles as a platform for vitamin D-based cancer therapy
  • Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 6(1), 1306-1318, 2015
  • Frasco, M.F.; Vamvakaki, V.; Chaniotakis, N.
Porphyrin decorated CdSe quantum dots for direct fluorescent sensing of metal ions
  • Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 12(4), 1449-1458, 2010
  • Frasco, M.F.; Eržen, I.; Stojan, J.; Guilhermino, L.
Localization and properties of cholinesterases in the common prawn (Palaemon serratus): A Kinetic-histochemical study
  • Biological Bulletin, 218(1), 1-5, 2010
  • Frasco, M.F.; Chaniotakis, N.
Bioconjugated quantum dots as fluorescent probes for bioanalytical applications
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 396(1), 229-240, 2010
  • Frasco, M.F.; Chaniotakis, N.
Semiconductor quantum dots in chemical sensors and biosensors
  • Sensors, 9(9), 7266-7286, 2009
  • Frasco, M.F.; Fournier, D.; Carvalho, F.; Guilhermino, L.
Does mercury interact with the inhibitory effect of dichlorvos on Palaemon serratus (Crustacea: Decapoda) cholinesterase?
  • Science of the Total Environment, 404(1), 88-93, 2008
  • Vieira, L.R.; Sousa, A.; Frasco, M.F.; Lima, I.; Morgado, F.; Guilhermino, L.
Acute effects of Benzo[a]pyrene, anthracene and a fuel oil on biomarkers of the common goby Pomatoschistus microps (Teleostei, Gobiidae)
  • Science of the Total Environment, 395(2-3), 87-100, 2008
  • Frasco, M.F.; Colletier, J.-P.; Weik, M.; Carvalho, F.; Guilhermino, L.; Stojan, J.; Fournier, D.
Mechanisms of cholinesterase inhibition by inorganic mercury
  • FEBS Journal, 274(7), 1849-1861, 2007
  • Frasco, M.F.; Fournier, D.; Carvalho, F.; Guilhermino, L.
Cholinesterase from the common prawn (Palaemon serratus) eyes: Catalytic properties and sensitivity to organophosphate and carbamate compounds
  • Aquatic Toxicology, 77(4), 412-421, 2006
  • Frasco, M.F.; Fournier, D.; Carvalho, F.; Guilhermino, L.
Do metals inhibit acetylcholinesterase (AchE)? Implementation of assay conditions for the use of AchE activity as a biomarker of metal toxicity
  • Biomarkers, 10(5), 360-375, 2005
  • Frasco, M.F.; Guilhermino, L.
Effects of dimethoate and beta-naphthoflavone on selected biomarkers of Poecilia reticulata
  • Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 26(2), 149-156, 2002
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