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Cecilia Prata

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology

Academic discipline: BIO/10 Biochemistry


Keywords: Nutraceuticals Signal transduction NAD(P)H oxidases Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) Aquaporins Antioxidants

Main research topics:

The research topics take into consideration the double biological role of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS). The first research line focuses on their essential function in signal transduction and cell regulation, particularly concerning glucose transport, apoptosis and lipid rafts in leukemic cells; the second one deals with the preventive role of natural and synthetic antioxidants in oxidative stress 

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