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Carmo, Alexandre
Principal Investigator; GABBA Director
Field of Research
Signal Transduction, Molecular Immunology

Relevant Publications
James JR, Oliveira MI, Carmo AM, Iaboni A, Davis SJ (2006) A rigorous experimental framework for detecting protein oligomerization using bioluminescence resonance energy transfer. Nat. Methods 3:1001-1006.
Castro MAA, Oliveira MI, Nunes RJ, Fabre S, Barbosa R, Peixoto A, Brown MH, Parnes JR, Bismuth G, Moreira A, Rocha B, Carmo AM (2007) Extracellular isoforms of CD6 generated by alternative splicing regulate targeting of CD6 to the immunological synapse. J. Immunol. 178:4351-4361.
Fernandes RA, Yu C, Carmo AM, Evans EJ, van der Merwe PA, Davis SJ (2010) What controls T cell receptor phosphorylation? Cell 142:668-669.
Pinto PAB, Henriques T, Freitas MO, Martins T, Domingues RG, Wyrzykowska PS, Coelho PA, Carmo AM, Sunkel CE, Proudfoot NJ, Moreira A (2011) RNA polymerase II kinetics in polo polyadenylation signal selection. EMBO J. in press.

Evans EJ, Castro MAA, O’Brien R, Kearney A, Walsh H, Sparks LM, Tucknott MG, Davies EA, Carmo AM, van der Merwe PA, Stuart DI, Jones EY, Ladbury JE, Ikemizu S, Davis SJ (2006) Crystal structure and binding properties of the CD2 and CD244 (2B4)-binding protein, CD48. J. Biol. Chem. 281:29309-29320.
Kearney A, Avramovic A, Castro MAA, Carmo AM, Davis SJ, van der Merwe PA (2007) CD2 binding to CD58 is accompanied by energetically significant conformational adjustments and is accelerated by electrostatic interactions. J. Biol. Chem. 282:13160-13166.
Nunes RJ, Castro MAA, Gonçalves CM, Bamberger M, Pereira CF, Bismuth G, Carmo AM (2008) Protein interactions between CD2 and Lck are required for the lipid raft distribution of CD2. J. Immunol. 180:988-997.
Coelho PA, Queiroz-Machado J, Carmo AM, Moutinho-Pereira S, Maiato H, Sunkel CE (2008) Dual role of Topoisomerase II in centromere resolution and Aurora B activity. PLoS Biol. 6:1758-1777.
Gonçalves CM, Castro MAA, Henriques T, Oliveira MI, Pinheiro HC, Oliveira C, Sreenu VB, Evans EJ, Davis SJ, Moreira A, Carmo AM (2009) Molecular cloning and analysis of SSc5D, a new member of the scavenger receptor cysteine-rich superfamily. Mol. Immunol. 46:2585-2596.
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