Gabriel A. Monteiro
Associate Professor

Research Activities
My research is focused on the design and manufacturing of plasmid and minicircles biopharmaceuticals, to be used as DNA vaccines and gene therapy vectors for transient cell modification.

Selected Publications

Silva M, Monteiro GA, Fialho AM, Bernardes N, Lobato da Silva C (2020) Conditioned media from azurin-expressing human mesenchymal stromal cells demonstrates anti-tumor activity against breast and lung cancer cell lines, Front. Cell Dev. Biol. 8:471, doi: 10.3389/fcell.2020.00471

Alves CPA, Prazeres DMF, Monteiro GA (2021) Minicircle biopharmaceuticals - an overview of purification strategies, Front. Chem. Eng. 2:612594, doi:10.3389/fceng.2020.612594

Duarte SOD, Monteiro GA (2021) Plasmid replicons for the production of pharmaceutical-grade pDNA, proteins and antigens by Lactococcus lactis cell facto-ries, Int. J. Mol. Sci. 22, 1379, doi:10.3390/ijms22031379

Serra J, Alves CPA, Cabral, JMS, Monteiro GA, da Silva CL, Prazeres DMF, (2021) Minicircle-based expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) from diverse human tissues, J. Gene Med. 23, e3342, doi:10.1002/jgm.3342

Alves CPA, Prazeres DMF, Monteiro GA (2021) Recombination efficiency measurement by real-time PCR: a strategy to evaluate ParA-mediated minicircle production, Anal. Biochem. 628, 114285, doi:10.1016/j.ab.2021.114285

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