Selected Publications (2008-2013)
Rufino AT, Rosa SC, Judas F, Mobasheri A, Lopes MC, Mendes AF (2013). Expression and function of K(ATP) channels in normal and osteoarthritic human chondrocytes: possible role in glucose sensing. J Cell. Biochem. 114:1879–1889.
S. C. Rosa, A. T. Rufino, F. Judas, C. Tenreiro, M. C. Lopes, A. F. Mendes (2011). Expression and function of the insulin receptor in normal and osteoarthritic human chondrocytes: modulation of anabolic gene expression, glucose transport and GLUT-1 content by insulin. Osteoarthritis Cartilage; 19:719-727.
S. C. Rosa, A. T. Rufino, F. Judas, C. Tenreiro, M. C. Lopes, A. F. Mendes (2011). Role of glucose as a modulator of anabolic and catabolic gene expression in normal and osteoarthritic human chondrocytes. J. Cell. Biochem; 112: 2813-2824.
Judas F, Saavedra MJ, Mendes AF, Dias R (2011). Cortical strut allografting in reconstructive surgery in orthopaedic surgery. Acta Reumatol. Port. 36: 24-8.
A. Neves, S.C. Rosa, J. Gonçalves, A. Rufino, F. Judas, M.C. Lopes, L. Salgueiro, C. Cavaleiro, A.F. Mendes (2010). Screening of five essential oils for identification of potential inhibitors of IL-1-induced NF-κB activation and NO production in human chondrocytes: characterization of the inhibitory activity of α-pinene. Planta Med; 76(3):303-308.
Mobasheri A, Mendes AF (2013). Physiology and pathophysiology of musculoskeletal aging: current research trends and future perspectives. Front Physiol. 2013; 4:73. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2013.00073 (editorial)
Mobasheri A, Lewis R, Ferreira-Mendes A, Rufino A, Dart C, Barrett-Jolley R (2012). Potassium channels in articular chondrocytes. Channels; 6:1-10.
Mobasheri A, Bondy CA, Moley K, Mendes AF, Rosa SC, Richardson S, Hoyland JA, Barrett-Jolley R, Shakibaei M (2008). Articular Chondrocytes: Expression, Distribution and Functional Regulation of GLUT Isoforms by Hypoxia, Hypoxia Mimetics, Growth Factors and Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines. Adv Anat Embryol Cell Biol; 200:1-84.