Tiago Pita

Research Topics

  • Functional analyses of small non-coding RNAs from bacteria of the Burkholderia cepacia complex
  • Virulence factors and mechanisms underlying the pathogenicity of bacteria of the Burkholderia cepacia complex

Selected Publications

Sílvia A. Sousa, Joana R. Feliciano, Tiago Pita, Soraia I. Guerreiro, Jorge H. Leitão – Burkholderia cepacia Complex Regulation of Virulence Gene Expression: A Review, Genes 2017, 8, 43. doi:10.3390/genes8010043

Sílvia A. Sousa, Mostafa Morad, Joana R. Feliciano, Tiago Pita, Soad Nady, Rehab E. El-Hennamy, Mona Abdel-Rahman, José Cavaco, Luísa Pereira, Celeste Barreto, Jorge H. Leitão – The Burkholderia cenocepacia OmpA-like protein BCAL2958: Identification, characterization, and detection of anti-BCAL2958 antibodies in serum from B. cepacia complex-infected Cystic Fibrosis patients, AMB Express 2016; 6, 41. doi: 10.1186/s13568-016-0212-1

Feliciano JR, Sousa SA , Pita T, Guerreiro SI Jorge H Leitão (2017) Burkholderia cepacia complex infections among Cystic Fibrosis patients: perspectives and challenges. In Cystic Fibrosis (ed. Dr. Dinesh D. Sriramulu). ISBN 978-953-51-5039-8 (Accepted)

Pita T, Alves-Pereira I, Ferreira R (2014) Decline in peroxidase and catalases by lindane may cause an increase in reactive oxygen species in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Industrial, medical and environmental applications of microorganisms, 1st ed, Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, The Netherlands, p. 83-87

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