Adriana Fontes

Summary

Affiliation: Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring electrical and mechanical properties of red blood cells with double optical tweezers
    Adriana Fontes
    Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Cidade Universitaria, Departamento de Biofisica e Radiobiologia, Av Professor Moraes Rego, 50670 901, Recife PE, Brasil
    J Biomed Opt 13:014001. 2008
  2. pmc Optical tweezers as a new biomedical tool to measure zeta potential of stored red blood cells
    Diego C N Silva
    Departamento de Biofisica e Radiobiologia, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 7:e31778. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Investigation of red blood cell antigens with highly fluorescent and stable semiconductor quantum dots
    Patrícia Maria Albuquerque de Farias
    Biofosica e Radiobiologia, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    J Biomed Opt 10:44023. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Fluorescent II-VI semiconductor quantum dots in living cells: nonlinear microspectroscopy in an optical tweezers system
    Patricia M A Farias
    Departamento de Biofisica e Radiobiologia, UFPE, Recife, PE, Brazil, Departamento de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, UFPE, Recife, PE, Brazil
    J Phys Chem B 112:2734-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Semiconductor fluorescent quantum dots: efficient biolabels in cancer diagnostics
    Patricia M A Farias
    Department of Biophysics and Radiobiology, Federal University of Pernambuco, Cidade Universitaria, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Methods Mol Biol 544:407-19. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Non-specific interactions of CdTe/Cds Quantum Dots with human blood mononuclear cells
    Rafael B Lira
    Departamento de Biofisica e Radiobiologia, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
    Micron 43:621-6. 2012
  7. pmc Evaluation of glycophenotype in breast cancer by quantum dot-lectin histochemistry
    Camila G Andrade
    Keizo Asami Immunopathology Laboratory, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Int J Nanomedicine 8:4623-9. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Quantum dots fluorescence quantum yield measured by thermal lens spectroscopy
    Carlos Estupiñán-López
    Laboratory of Biomedical Optics and Imaging, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Methods Mol Biol 1199:93-101. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Semiquantitative fluorescence method for bioconjugation analysis
    Aluízio G Brasil
    Research Group on Biomedical Nanotechnology, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Methods Mol Biol 1199:103-10. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Elastic properties of irradiated RBCs measured by optical tweezers
    M L Barjas-Castro
    Hematology and Transfusion Center, State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transfusion 42:1196-9. 2002

Collaborators

  • Patricia M A Farias
  • Beate S Santos
  • Diego C N Silva
  • Aluízio G Brasil
  • Carlos Estupiñán-López
  • Paulo E Cabral Filho
  • Camila G Andrade
  • Rafael B Lira
  • Beate Saegesser Santos
  • Patrícia Maria Albuquerque de Farias
  • Elisa S Leite
  • Kilmara H G Carvalho
  • M L Barjas-Castro
  • Christian Tolentino Dominguez
  • Renato E de Araujo
  • Eduardo Ic Beltrão
  • Denise Pl Tenório
  • Luiz B Carvalho
  • Maria A B L Seabra
  • Ana Maria D N Costa
  • Maria L Barjas-Castro
  • Carlos A L Silva
  • Milton M Filho
  • Cauêh N Jovino
  • Sheyla C Lucena
  • Carlos L Cesar
  • Mariana B Cavalcanti
  • Heloise P Fernandes
  • Ademir J Amaral
  • Paulo Roberto Moura Lima
  • Maria Lourdes Barjas-Castro
  • Frederico Duarte de Menezes
  • Vagner Castro
  • Carlos Lenz Cesar
  • Ricardo de Carvalho Ferreira
  • F F Costa
  • M M Brandão
  • S T O Saad
  • C L Cesar

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring electrical and mechanical properties of red blood cells with double optical tweezers
    Adriana Fontes
    Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Cidade Universitaria, Departamento de Biofisica e Radiobiologia, Av Professor Moraes Rego, 50670 901, Recife PE, Brasil
    J Biomed Opt 13:014001. 2008
    ..We believe that the methodology proposed here can provide information about agglutination, help to improve the tests usually performed in transfusion services, and be applied for zeta potential measurements in other samples...
  2. pmc Optical tweezers as a new biomedical tool to measure zeta potential of stored red blood cells
    Diego C N Silva
    Departamento de Biofisica e Radiobiologia, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 7:e31778. 2012
    ..These results show that measurements of zeta potentials provide new insights about RBCs storage lesion for transfusion purposes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Investigation of red blood cell antigens with highly fluorescent and stable semiconductor quantum dots
    Patrícia Maria Albuquerque de Farias
    Biofosica e Radiobiologia, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    J Biomed Opt 10:44023. 2005
    ..The results obtained strongly suggest that this simple labeling procedure may be employed as an efficient tool to investigate quantitatively the distribution and expression of antigens in red blood cell membranes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fluorescent II-VI semiconductor quantum dots in living cells: nonlinear microspectroscopy in an optical tweezers system
    Patricia M A Farias
    Departamento de Biofisica e Radiobiologia, UFPE, Recife, PE, Brazil, Departamento de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, UFPE, Recife, PE, Brazil
    J Phys Chem B 112:2734-7. 2008
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  5. doi request reprint Semiconductor fluorescent quantum dots: efficient biolabels in cancer diagnostics
    Patricia M A Farias
    Department of Biophysics and Radiobiology, Federal University of Pernambuco, Cidade Universitaria, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Methods Mol Biol 544:407-19. 2009
    ..The procedure presented in this work was shown to be efficient as a potential tool for fast and precise cancer diagnostics...
  6. doi request reprint Non-specific interactions of CdTe/Cds Quantum Dots with human blood mononuclear cells
    Rafael B Lira
    Departamento de Biofisica e Radiobiologia, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
    Micron 43:621-6. 2012
    ..Moreover, by using optical tweezers, we observed that, after QDs incubation, zeta potentials in live cells changed to a less negative value, which may indicate that oxidative adverse effects were caused by QDs to the cells...
  7. pmc Evaluation of glycophenotype in breast cancer by quantum dot-lectin histochemistry
    Camila G Andrade
    Keizo Asami Immunopathology Laboratory, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Int J Nanomedicine 8:4623-9. 2013
    ..These results indicate that QD-lectin conjugates can be used as molecular probes and can help to elucidate the glycoconjugate profile in biological processes. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Quantum dots fluorescence quantum yield measured by thermal lens spectroscopy
    Carlos Estupiñán-López
    Laboratory of Biomedical Optics and Imaging, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Methods Mol Biol 1199:93-101. 2014
    ..Aqueous dispersion carboxyl-coated cadmium telluride (CdTe) QDs samples were used to demonstrate the Thermal Lens Spectroscopy technical procedure. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Semiquantitative fluorescence method for bioconjugation analysis
    Aluízio G Brasil
    Research Group on Biomedical Nanotechnology, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Methods Mol Biol 1199:103-10. 2014
    ..Although the protocols to confirm the QD-protein attachment shown here were developed for CdTe QDs coated with specific ligands and proteins, the principles are the same for other QDs-protein bioconjugates. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Elastic properties of irradiated RBCs measured by optical tweezers
    M L Barjas-Castro
    Hematology and Transfusion Center, State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transfusion 42:1196-9. 2002
    ..Gamma irradiation of RBCs results in the production of reactive oxygen capable of initiating the process of membrane lipid peroxidation and accelerates the leakage of potassium ions from RBCs, resulting in an increase of internal viscosity...