Rosario Monteiro

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Affiliation: University of Porto
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chronic green tea consumption decreases body mass, induces aromatase expression, and changes proliferation and apoptosis in adult male rat adipose tissue
    Rosario Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    J Nutr 138:2156-63. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Modulation of breast cancer cell survival by aromatase inhibiting hop (Humulus lupulus L.) flavonoids
    Rosario Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Alameda Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 105:124-30. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Modulation of aromatase activity by diet polyphenolic compounds
    Rosario Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    J Agric Food Chem 54:3535-40. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Red wine increases adipose tissue aromatase expression and regulates body weight and adipocyte size
    Rosario Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Nutrition 25:699-705. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of hop (Humulus lupulus L.) flavonoids on aromatase (estrogen synthase) activity
    Rosario Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    J Agric Food Chem 54:2938-43. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Modulation of MPP+ uptake by tea and some of its components in Caco-2 cells
    R Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200 319, Porto, Portugal
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 372:147-52. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Intestinal uptake of MPP+ is differently affected by red and white wine
    R Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine U 38, FCT, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    Life Sci 76:2483-96. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Red wine interferes with oestrogen signalling in rat hippocampus
    Rosario Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Alameda Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 111:74-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Methotrexate enhances 3T3-L1 adipocytes hypertrophy
    Claudia Marques
    Departamento de Bioquímica U38 FCT, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade do Porto, Alameda Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319, Oporto, Portugal
    Cell Biol Toxicol 29:293-302. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Effect of polyphenols on the intestinal and placental transport of some bioactive compounds
    Fatima Martel
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine U 38, FCT, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    Nutr Res Rev 23:47-64. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Chronic green tea consumption decreases body mass, induces aromatase expression, and changes proliferation and apoptosis in adult male rat adipose tissue
    Rosario Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    J Nutr 138:2156-63. 2008
    ..4 +/- 21.9% of control; P < 0.001). These results suggest new mechanisms for GT on body weight and highlight its potential benefit to prevent or treat obesity and the metabolic syndrome...
  2. ncbi request reprint Modulation of breast cancer cell survival by aromatase inhibiting hop (Humulus lupulus L.) flavonoids
    Rosario Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Alameda Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 105:124-30. 2007
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  3. ncbi request reprint Modulation of aromatase activity by diet polyphenolic compounds
    Rosario Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    J Agric Food Chem 54:3535-40. 2006
    ..The knowledge of such interference may help to clarify some of the biological properties attributed to polyphenols and may be useful in prevention/treatment of estrogen-dependent disorders...
  4. doi request reprint Red wine increases adipose tissue aromatase expression and regulates body weight and adipocyte size
    Rosario Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Nutrition 25:699-705. 2009
    ..In this study we aimed to investigate the influence of red wine ingestion on the expression of aromatase (estrogen synthase) in adipose tissue...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of hop (Humulus lupulus L.) flavonoids on aromatase (estrogen synthase) activity
    Rosario Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    J Agric Food Chem 54:2938-43. 2006
    ..In conclusion, prenylflavonoids are able to modulate aromatase activity, decreasing estrogen synthesis, with relevance for the prevention and treatment of estrogen-dependent disorders such as breast cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Modulation of MPP+ uptake by tea and some of its components in Caco-2 cells
    R Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200 319, Porto, Portugal
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 372:147-52. 2005
    ..Although this constitutes only preliminary work and further studies are needed, tea should be included in the growing list of foodstuffs that have the potential to be involved in food-drug interactions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intestinal uptake of MPP+ is differently affected by red and white wine
    R Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine U 38, FCT, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    Life Sci 76:2483-96. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Red wine interferes with oestrogen signalling in rat hippocampus
    Rosario Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Alameda Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 111:74-9. 2008
    ..Alterations in the relative abundance of ER expression may also play an important role in the protection...
  9. doi request reprint Methotrexate enhances 3T3-L1 adipocytes hypertrophy
    Claudia Marques
    Departamento de Bioquímica U38 FCT, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade do Porto, Alameda Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319, Oporto, Portugal
    Cell Biol Toxicol 29:293-302. 2013
    ..These results demonstrate that methotrexate interferes with adipocyte proliferation and promotes the hypertrophic growth of adipocytes. These molecular effects may have implications on metabolic profile of RA patients treated with MTX. ..
  10. doi request reprint Effect of polyphenols on the intestinal and placental transport of some bioactive compounds
    Fatima Martel
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine U 38, FCT, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    Nutr Res Rev 23:47-64. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Red wine protects against ethanol-induced oxidative stress in rat liver
    Marco Assunção
    Department of Anatomy U121 94 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Alameda Professor Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    J Agric Food Chem 57:6066-73. 2009
    ..This paper highlights the importance of RW nonalcoholic components and the relevance of biological matrix in the study of EtOH oxidative effects...
  12. ncbi request reprint Distinct modulation of alkaline phosphatase isoenzymes by 17beta-estradiol and xanthohumol in breast cancer MCF-7 cells
    Susana Guerreiro
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto, Al Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    Clin Biochem 40:268-73. 2007
    ..To examine the effect of 17beta-estradiol and xanthohumol in alkaline phosphatase (ALP) expression and activity in breast cancer MCF-7 cells...
  13. doi request reprint Xanthohumol inhibits inflammatory factor production and angiogenesis in breast cancer xenografts
    Rosario Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Al Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    J Cell Biochem 104:1699-707. 2008
    ..These novel findings indicate that XN is able to target both breast cancer and host cells, namely inflammatory and endothelial cells, suggesting its potential use as a double-edge anti-cancer agent...
  14. pmc Intestinal oxidative state can alter nutrient and drug bioavailability
    Ana Faria
    University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Oxid Med Cell Longev 2:322-7. 2009
    ..The results indicate that modifications in the cellular oxidative state modulate MPP+ uptake by Caco-2 cells. Such modifications may reflect in changes of nutrient and drug bioavailability...
  15. ncbi request reprint Xanthohumol influences preadipocyte differentiation: implication of antiproliferative and apoptotic effects
    Vanda Mendes
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Al Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    J Agric Food Chem 56:11631-7. 2008
    ..Results suggest that XN may reduce adipocyte number, contributing to adipocyte hypertrophy. Taking into consideration the consequences of adipocyte hypertrophy, XN does not seem to improve the metabolic profile associated with obesity...
  16. doi request reprint Thiamine is a substrate of organic cation transporters in Caco-2 cells
    Clara Lemos
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Pharmacol 682:37-42. 2012
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  17. ncbi request reprint Persistent organic pollutant levels in human visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue in obese individuals-Depot differences and dysmetabolism implications
    Diogo Pestana
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Centro de Investigação Médica, P 4200 450 Porto, Portugal CINTESIS Center for Research in Health Technologies and Information Systems, P 4200 450 Porto, Portugal Electronic address
    Environ Res 133:170-7. 2014
    ..Adipose tissue (AT) is a common site of POPs accumulation where they can induce adverse effects on human health...
  18. doi request reprint Modulation of adipocyte biology by δ(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol
    Diana Teixeira
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2077-85. 2010
    ..Although these observations point toward increased AT deposition, the stimulation of adiponectin production and inhibition of lipolysis may be in favor of improved INS sensitivity under cannabinoid influence...
  19. ncbi request reprint In vitro and in vivo effect of fluoxetine on the permeability of 3H-serotonin across rat intestine
    Fatima Martel
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 82:940-50. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the increase in the Papp of 3H-5-HT after chronic administration of fluoxetine suggests that this treatment is able to increase the extracellular concentration of 3H-5-HT at the intestinal level...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of pomegranate (Punica granatum) juice intake on hepatic oxidative stress
    Ana Faria
    Dept of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Al Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319, Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Nutr 46:271-8. 2007
    ..Additionally, RT-PCR results showed that GST and GS transcription were also decreased in this group. These results are compatible with a protective effect of PJ against systemic oxidative stress in mice...
  21. doi request reprint Optimization and validation of organochlorine compounds in adipose tissue by SPE-gas chromatography
    Virginia C Fernandes
    REQUIMTE, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Rua Dr António Bernardino de Almeida 431, 4200 072, Porto, Portugal
    Biomed Chromatogr 26:1494-501. 2012
    ..The highest percentage found of the OCC in real samples corresponded to HCB, o,p'-DDT and methoxychlor, which were detected in 80 and 95% of samples analyzed respectively...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adipocyte size and liability to cell death
    Rosario Monteiro
    Department of Biochemistry U38 FCT, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal
    Obes Surg 16:804-6. 2006
    ..This indicates that adipocyte size is an important determinant of cell death. Interventions to prevent adipocyte hypertrophy may, therefore, help to reduce the risk associated with obesity...
  23. pmc Impact of culture media glucose levels on the intestinal uptake of organic cations
    Ana Faria
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Alameda Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319, Porto, Portugal
    Cytotechnology 62:23-9. 2010
    ..Hence, results obtained in these conditions must be analysed with great care, since extracellular glucose levels may originate changes in organic cation nutrient and drug bioavailability...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pomegranate juice effects on cytochrome P450S expression: in vivo studies
    Ana Faria
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Med Food 10:643-9. 2007
    ..Prevention of procarcinogen activation through CYP activity/expression inhibition may be involved in pomegranate juice's effect on tumor initiation, promotion, and progression...
  25. ncbi request reprint Uptake of serotonin at the apical and basolateral membranes of human intestinal epithelial (Caco-2) cells occurs through the neuronal serotonin transporter (SERT)
    Fatima Martel
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 306:355-62. 2003
    ..In conclusion, these results suggest that human intestinal epithelial Caco-2 cells functionally express SERT, both at their apical and basolateral cell membranes...
  26. doi request reprint Tumor cell-educated periprostatic adipose tissue acquires an aggressive cancer-promoting secretory profile
    Ricardo J T Ribeiro
    Molecular Oncology Group CI, Portuguese Institute of Oncology, Porto, Portugal
    Cell Physiol Biochem 29:233-40. 2012
    ..However, the extent to which the cancer cells stimulate periprostatic adipose tissue (PPAT) to produce these proteins is largely unknown. Our purpose was to determine whether PCa cell-derived factors influence PPAT metabolic activity...