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Castro, Filipe
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Homeobox genes
Peter Holland, Oxford University, UK
Pedro Rodrigues, ICBAS-UP
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Relevant Publications
Castro LF, Lima D, Machado A, Melo C, Hiromori Y, Nishikawa J, Nakanishi T, Reis-Henriques MA, Santos MM. (2007). Imposex induction is mediated through the Retinoid X Receptor signalling pathway in the neogastropod Nucella lapillus.
Aquatic Toxicology, 85, 57-66.

Castro, L.F.C., Kaltenbach, S., Holland, P.W.H., Holland N.D., and Holland L.Z. (2006). A Gbx homeobox gene in amphioxus: Insights into ancestry of the ANTP class and evolution of the midbrain/hindbrain boundary. Developmental Biology, 295, 40-51.
Castro, L.F.C., Miguel M. Santos and Maria A. Reis-Henriques (2005). The genomic environment around the Aromatase gene: evolutionary insights. BMC Evolutionary Biology 5, 43.
Castro, L.F.C. and Holland, P.W.H. (2003) Chromosomal mapping of ANTP class homeobox genes in amphioxus: piecing together ancestral genomes. Evolution and Development, 5, 459-465.
Luke, G.N., Castro, L.F.C., McLay, K., Bird, C., Coulson, A. and Holland, P.W.H. (2003) Dispersal of NK homeobox gene clusters in amphioxus and humans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 100, 5292-5295.

Ferreira F, Santos MM, Castro LF, Reis-Henriques MA, Lima D, Vieira MN, Monteiro NM. 2008. Vitellogenin gene expression in the intertidal blenny Lipophrys pholis: A new sentinel species for estrogenic chemical pollution monitoring in the European Atlantic coast? Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol. In press.
Trond M. Kortner, Eduardo Rocha, Paula Silva, L. Filipe C. Castro, Augustine Arukwe (2008). Genomic approach in evaluating the role of androgens on the growth of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) previtellogenic oocytes. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part D, 3, 205-218.

Santos MM, Reis-Henriques MA, Guillot R, Lima D, Franco-Duarte R, Mendes I, Queirós S, Castro LF. (2008). Anti-androgenic effects of sewage treatment plant effluents in the prosobranch gastropod Nucella lapillus. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol., 148, 87-93.

Castro LF, Melo C, Guillot R, Mendes I, Queirós S, Lima D, Reis-Henriques MA, Santos MM.(2007). The estrogen receptor of the gastropod Nucella lapillus: modulation following exposure to an estrogenic effluent? Aquatic Toxicology, 84, 465-468.
Filipa Gonçalves, L.Filipe C. Castro, Cristina Pereira-Wilson, João Coimbra and Jonathan Mark Wilson (2007). Is there a compromise between nutrient uptake and gas exchange in the gut of Misgurnus anguillicaudatus, an intestinal air-breathing fish? Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology D, 2, 345-355.

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