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Class of 2003
Marcos, Nuno T.
1st Degree
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Characterization and Role of Glycosylation in Gastric Carcinogenesis and Gastric Cancer Progression
Celso A. Reis
University of Porto
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Relevant Publications
Marcos NT, Magalhăes A, Ferreira B, Oliveira MJ, Carvalho AS, Mendes N, Gilmartin T, Head SR, Figueiredo C, David L, Santos-Silva F, Reis CA. Helicobacter pylori induces beta3GnT5 in human gastric cell lines, modulating expression of the SabA ligand sialyl-Lewis x. J Clin Invest (2008) Jun;118(6):2325-36.
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Pinho S*, Marcos NT*, Ferreira B, Carvalho AS, Oliveira MJ, Silva F, Almeida R, Harduin-Lepers A, Reis CA. Biological significance of cancer-associated Sialyl-Tn antigen: modulation of malignant phenotype in gastric carcinoma cells. Cancer Lett (2007) May 8; 249(2):157-70. Epub (2006) Sep 11. *Equally contributing authors
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Marcos NT, Pinho S, Grandela C, Cruz A, Samyn-Petit B, Harduin-Lepers A, Almeida R, Silva F, Morais V, Costa J, Kihlberg J, Clausen H, Reis CA. Role of the human ST6GalNAc-I and ST6GalNAc-II in the synthesis of the cancer-associated Sialyl-Tn antigen. Cancer Res (2004) Oct 1; 64(19):7050-7.
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Marcos NT, Cruz A, Silva F, Almeida R, David L, Mandel U, Clausen H, Von Mensdorff-Pouilly S, Reis CA. Polypeptide GalNAc-transferases, ST6GalNAc-transferase I, and ST3Gal-transferase I Expression in Gastric Carcinoma Cell Lines. J Histochem Cytochem (2003) Jun; 51(6):761-71.
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Costa NR, Mendes N, Marcos NT, Reis CA, Caffrey T, Hollingsworth MA, Santos-Silva F. Relevance of MUC1 mucin variable number of tandem repeats polymorphism in H pylori adhesion to gastric epithelial cells. World J Gastroenterol (2008) Mar 7;14(9):1411-4.
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Pinho SS, Matos AJF, Lopes C, Marcos NT, Carvalheira J, Reis CA, Gärtner F. Sialyl Lewis x expression in canine malignant mammary tumours: correlation with clinicopathological features and E-Cadherin expression. BMC Cancer (2007) Jul 6; 7:124
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Ferreira B, Marcos NT, David L, Nakayama J, Reis CA. Terminal alpha1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine in Helicobacter pylori-associated intestinal metaplasia of the human stomach and gastric carcinoma cell lines. J Histochem Cytochem (2006) May; 54(5):585-91
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