Marta S Viegas

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An improved and cost-effective methodology for the reduction of autofluorescence in direct immunofluorescence studies on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues
    M S Viegas
    Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Portuguese Institute for Oncology of Coimbra IPOCFG EPE, Coimbra, Portugal
    Eur J Histochem 51:59-66. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint CD38 plays a role in effective containment of mycobacteria within granulomata and polarization of Th1 immune responses against Mycobacterium avium
    Marta S Viegas
    Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Portuguese Institute for Oncology of Coimbra IPOCFG, EPE, Av Bissaya Barreto, 98, Apartado 2005, 3000 075 Coimbra, Portugal
    Microbes Infect 9:847-54. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Knocking out of CD38 accelerates development of a lupus-like disease in lpr mice
    Marta S Viegas
    Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Portuguese Institute for Oncology at Coimbra Francisco Gentil, EPE, Av Bissaya Barreto, 98 Apartado 2005, 3000 075 Coimbra, Portugal
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:1569-77. 2011

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Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint An improved and cost-effective methodology for the reduction of autofluorescence in direct immunofluorescence studies on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues
    M S Viegas
    Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Portuguese Institute for Oncology of Coimbra IPOCFG EPE, Coimbra, Portugal
    Eur J Histochem 51:59-66. 2007
    ..In addition, we herein show that this methodology is highly effective in reducing autofluorescent background to levels that allow detection of specific signals by direct immunofluorescence...
  2. ncbi request reprint CD38 plays a role in effective containment of mycobacteria within granulomata and polarization of Th1 immune responses against Mycobacterium avium
    Marta S Viegas
    Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Portuguese Institute for Oncology of Coimbra IPOCFG, EPE, Av Bissaya Barreto, 98, Apartado 2005, 3000 075 Coimbra, Portugal
    Microbes Infect 9:847-54. 2007
    ..avium infection. In addition, absence of CD38 seems to compromise the maintenance of the granulomatous barrier, leading to dissemination and unrestrained growth of mycobacteria...
  3. doi request reprint Knocking out of CD38 accelerates development of a lupus-like disease in lpr mice
    Marta S Viegas
    Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Portuguese Institute for Oncology at Coimbra Francisco Gentil, EPE, Av Bissaya Barreto, 98 Apartado 2005, 3000 075 Coimbra, Portugal
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:1569-77. 2011
    ..Active SLE patients have higher numbers of CD38(+) T and B cells. CD38 is a candidate gene for the murine Lmb2 lupus locus. We aimed to investigate whether CD38 was involved in lupus development...