Ana Rita Cebola Garizo
PhD Student

Research Activities

- Studies aiming to elucidate the cellular and molecular effects of treating cancer cells with azurin, a cupredoxin produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa;
- Use of nanotechnologies (nanoparticles coated with derivated peptides of azurin) in order to enhance the effect of anticancer drugs.

Selected Publications

Bernardes N, Garizo AR, Pinto SN, Caniço B, Perdigão C, Fernandes F, Fialho AM (2018): Azurin interaction with the lipid raft components ganglioside GM-1 and caveolin-1 increases membrane fluidity and sensitivity to anticancer drugs, Cell Cycle, DOI: 10.1080/15384101.2018.1489178


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