Luciana Andrade Department of Morphology, Inctitute of Biological Sciences / Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2005-
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Thiago Castro-Gomes Departamento de Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte
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Maria Horta Departamento de Parasitologia, UFMG, Belo Horizonte
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Thamires Queiroz-Oliveira Departamento de Parasitologia, UFMG, Belo Horizonte
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Natália Do Couto
  • Post-Doc, University of Illinois at Chicago
Research focus
  • -Vascular Biology
  • 1 Author merit


PhD in Cell Biology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2020

Lab information

Irena Levitan Lab


• Couto, N. F., Rezende, L., Fernandes-Braga, W., Alves, A. P., Agero, U., Alvarez-Leite, J., Damasceno, N. R. T., Castro-Gomes, T. and Andrade, L. O. (2020). OxLDL alterations in endothelial cell membrane dynamics leads to changes in vesicle trafficking and increases cell susceptibility to injury. Biochim Biophys Acta Biomembr 1862(3): 183139.
• Cavalcante-Costa, V. S., Costa-Reginaldo, M., Queiroz-Oliveira, T., Oliveira, A. C. S., Couto, N. F., Dos Anjos, D. O., Lima-Santos, J., Andrade, L. O., Horta, M. F. and Castro-Gomes, T. (2019). Leishmania amazonensis hijacks host cell lysosomes involved in plasma membrane repair to induce invasion in fibroblasts. J Cell Sci 132(6).
• Couto, N. F., Pedersane, D., Rezende, L., Dias, P. P., Corbani, T. L., Bentini, L. C., Oliveira, A. C. S., Kelles, L. F., Castro-Gomes, T. and Andrade, L. O. (2017). LAMP-2 absence interferes with plasma membrane repair and decreases T. cruzi host cell invasion. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(6): e0005657.
• Dias, P. P., Capila, R. F., do Couto, N. F., Estrada, D., Gadelha, F. R., Radi, R., Piacenza, L. and Andrade, L. O. (2017). Cardiomyocyte oxidants production may signal to T. cruzi intracellular development. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(8): e0005852.
• Botelho-Santos, G., Do Couto, N., Almeida, S., Silva, C., Filho, J. and Silva, S. (2017). Comparison and consistency of body fat estimation in children using three doubly indirect methods. revista de la facultad de medicina 65: 609-614.
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使用荧光显微镜和ImageJ / FIJI测量细胞内囊泡的密度和分散度
Cell signalling, cell secretion, and plasma membrane repair are processes that critically rely on intracellular vesicles, important components of the endocytic and secretory pathways. More specifically, the strategic distribution of intracellular ...
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