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Margarida Caldeira

Education

Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology of Coimbra and Ph.D. Programme in Biomedicine and Experimental Biology, University of Coimbra

Current position

Post Doctoral Fellow, Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology of Coimbra- Microscopy Unit

Publications

  1. Salazar, I. L., Caldeira, M. V., Curcio, M. and Duarte, C. B. (2016). The Role of Proteases in Hippocampal Synaptic Plasticity: Putting Together Small Pieces of a Complex Puzzle. Neurochem Res 41(1-2): 156-182.
  2. Caldeira, M. V., Salazar, I. L., Curcio, M., Canzoniero, L. M. and Duarte, C. B. (2014). Role of the ubiquitin-proteasome system in brain ischemia: friend or foe? Prog Neurobiol 112: 50-69.
  3. Caldeira, M. V., Curcio, M., Leal, G., Salazar, I. L., Mele, M., Santos, A. R., Melo, C. V., Pereira, P., Canzoniero, L. M. and Duarte, C. B. (2013). Excitotoxic stimulation downregulates the ubiquitin-proteasome system through activation of NMDA receptors in cultured hippocampal neurons. Biochim Biophys Acta 1832(1): 263-274.
  4. Baptista, M. S., Melo, C. V., Armelao, M., Herrmann, D., Pimentel, D. O., Leal, G., Caldeira, M. V., Bahr, B. A., Bengtson, M., Almeida, R. D. and Duarte, C. B. (2010). Role of the proteasome in excitotoxicity-induced cleavage of glutamic acid decarboxylase in cultured hippocampal neurons. PLoS One 5(4): e10139.
  5. Santos, S. D., Carvalho, A. L., Caldeira, M. V. and Duarte, C. B. (2009). Regulation of AMPA receptors and synaptic plasticity. Neuroscience 158(1): 105-125.
  6. Carvalho, A. L., Caldeira, M. V., Gomes, A. R., Carvalho, A. P. and Duarte, C. B. (2008). Regulation of AMPA receptors by metabotropic receptors and receptor tyrosine kinases: mechanisms and physiological roles. In: Hamon, M. and Vizi, E. S. (eds). Handbook of Neurochemistry & Molecular Neurobiology, volume 2 Neurotransmitter systems, 3rd edition. Kluwer.
  7. Carvalho, A. L., Caldeira, M. V., Santos, S. D. and Duarte, C. B. (2008). Role of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor at glutamatergic synapses. Br J Pharmacol 153 Suppl 1: S310-324.
  8. Caldeira, M. V., Melo, C. V., Pereira, D. B., Carvalho, R. F., Carvalho, A. L. and Duarte, C. B. (2007). BDNF regulates the expression and traffic of NMDA receptors in cultured hippocampal neurons. Mol Cell Neurosci 35(2): 208-219.
  9. Caldeira, M. V., Melo, C. V., Pereira, D. B., Carvalho, R., Correia, S. S., Backos, D. S., Carvalho, A. L., Esteban, J. A. and Duarte, C. B. (2007). Brain-derived neurotrophic factor regulates the expression and synaptic delivery of alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazole propionic acid receptor subunits in hippocampal neurons. J Biol Chem 282(17): 12619-12628.
Protocols by Margarida Caldeira
  1. Biotinylation and Purification of Plasma Membrane-associated Proteins from Rodent Cultured Neurons