Teresa F. Moura

PhD (1977) in Physiology, University of California Berkeley, California USA
Associate Professor, Biophysics, Physiology, Faculdade de Ciência e Tecnologias, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade de Lisboa — Av. Prof. Gama Pinto, 1649-003 Lisboa, Portugal

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Researcher ID E-2485-2014
Group Researcher ID B-5293-2014
Scopus Author ID 35500473000

Research Interests

Main Area: Biophysics of Membrane Transport at Macromolecular, Vesicular, Cellular and Epithelial Levels.
Specialized Area: Water, Ion and Solute transport. Aquaporins and Ion Channels. Kinetics and Regulation. Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Simulations. Transient and steady state movements of water, solutes and ions across biological barriers of different complexities and its response to the action of modulators

Selected Publications

Madeira A, Mósca AF, Moura TF, Soveral G. Aquaporin-5 is expressed in adipocytes with implications in adipose differentiation. IUBMB Life 2015; 67:54-60.

Leitão L, Prista C, Loureiro-Dias MC, Moura TF, Soveral G. The grapevine tonoplast aquaporin TIP2;1 is a pressure gated water channel. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2014; 450: 289–294.

Madeira A, Camps M, Moura TF, Zorzano A, Soveral G. Biophysical assessment of human aquaporin-7 as a water and glycerol channel in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. PLoS ONE 2013; 8: e83442.

Leitão L, Prista C, Moura TF, Loureiro-Dias MC, Soveral G. Grapevine Aquaporins: Gating of a Tonoplast Intrinsic Protein (TIP2;1) by Cytosolic pH. PLoS ONE 2012; 7: e33219.

Soveral G, Madeira A, Loureiro-Dias MC, Moura TF. Membrane tension regulates water transport in yeast. Biochim Biophys Acta (Biomembranes) 2008; 1778: 2573-2579.