Publications (since July 2013)

Book chapters

A.M. Mendes, A. Scholzen, A.K. Mueller, S.M. Khan, R.W. Sauerwein, M. Prudêncio (2017) “Whole Organism Pre-Erythrocytic Vaccines”, In: Rodriguez, A. and Mota M.M. (Eds) Malaria: immune response to infection and vaccination, Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland

Scientific articles

37. L. Aguiar, M. Machado, M. Sanches-Vaz, M. Prudêncio, N. Vale, Paula Gomes (2019) “Coupling the cell-penetrating peptides Transportan and Transportan 10 to primaquine enhances its activity against liver-stage malaria parasites”, MedChemComm, in press

36. G. Mayoka, M. Njoroge, J. Okombo, L. Gibhard, M. Sanches-Vaz, D. Fontinha, L.M. Birkholtz, J. Reader, M. van der Watt, T.L. Coetzer, S. Lauterbach, A. Churchyard, B. Bezuidenhout, T.J. Egan, C.L. Yeates, S. Wittlin, M. Prudêncio, K. Chibale (2019) “Structure-activity relationship studies and Plasmodium life cycle profiling identifies pan-active N-aryl-3-trifluoromethyl pyrido[1,2-a]benzimidazoles which are efficacious in an in vivo mouse model of malaria”, J. Med. Chem., 62, 1022-1035

35. M. Kumar, J. Okombo, D. Mambwe, D. Taylor, N. Lawrence, J. Reader, M.V. Watt, D. Fontinha, M. Sanches-Vaz, B. Bezuidenhout, S. Lauterbach, D. Liebenberg, L.M. Birkholtz, T.L. Coetzer, M. Prudêncio, T.J. Egan, S. Wittlin, K. Chibale (2018) “Multistage Antiplasmodium Activity of Astemizole Analogues and Inhibition of Hemozoin Formation as a Contributor to Their Mode of Action”, ACS Infect. press

34. A.M. Mendes, I.J. Reuling, C.M. Andrade, T.D. Otto, M. Machado, F. Teixeira, J. Pissarra, N. Gonçalves-Rosa, D. Bonaparte, J. Sinfrónio, M. Sanders, C.J. Janse, S.M. Khan, C.I. Newbold, M. Berriman, C. Lee, Y. Wu, C.F. Ockenhouse, R.W. Sauerwein, M. Prudêncio (2018) "Pre-Clinical Evaluation of a P. berghei-Based Whole-Sporozoite Malaria Vaccine Candidate", NPJ Vaccines, 3, 54

33. M. Beus, Z.R. Džolić, D. Maysinger, Z. Mlinarić, M. Antunović, I. Marijanović, D. Fontinha, M. Prudêncio, J. Held, S. Olgen, B. Zorc (2018) "SAHAquines, novel hybrids based on SAHA and primaquine motifs, as potential cytostatic and antiplasmodial agents", ChemistryOpen, 7, 624-638

32. A.M. Mendes, M. Machado, N. Gonçalves-Rosa, I.J. Reuling, L. Foquet, C. Marques, A.M. Salman, A.S.P. Yang, K.A. Moser, A. Dwivedi, C.C. Hermsen, B. Jiménez-Díaz, S. Viera, J.M. Santos, I. Albuquerque, S.N. Bhatia, J. Bial, I. Angulo-Barturen, J.C. Silva, G. Leroux-Roels, C.J. Janse, S.M. Khan, M.M. Mota, R.W. Sauerwein, M. Prudêncio (2018) "A Plasmodium berghei Sporozoite-Based Vaccination Platform Against Human Malaria", NPJ Vaccines, 3, 33

31. R. Capela, J. Magalhães, D. Miranda, M. Machado, M. Sanches-Vaz, I.S. Albuquerque, M. Sharma, J. Gut, P.J. Rosenthal, R. Frade, M.J. Perry, R. Moreira, M. Prudêncio*, F. Lopes* (2018) "Endoperoxide-8-aminoquinoline hybrids as dual-stage antimalarial agents with enhanced metabolic stability", Eur. J. Med. Chem., 149, 69-78. *- Corresponding authors

30. M. Šafratová, A. Hošťálková, D. Hulcová, K. Breiterová, V. Hrabcová, M. Machado, D. Fontinha, M. Prudêncio, J. Kuneš, J. Chlebek, D. Jun, M. Hrabinová, L. Nováková, R. Havelek, M. Seifrtová, L. Opletal, L. Cahlíková (2018) "Alkaloids from Narcissus poeticus cv. Pink Parasol of various structural types and their biological activity", Arch. Pharmacal Res., 41, 208-218

29. K. Pavic, I. Perkovic, S. Popisilova, M. Machado, D. Fontinha, M. Prudêncio, J. Jampilek, A. Coffey, L. Endersen, H. Rimac, B. Zorc (2017) "Primaquine hybrids as promising antimycobacterial and antimalarial agents", Eur. J. Med. Chem., 143, 769-779

28. T.S. Macedo, W. Villarreal, C.C. Couto, D.R.M. Moreira, M. Navarro, M. Machado, M. Prudêncio, A.A. Batista, M.B.P. Soares (2017) "Platinum(II)-chloroquine complexes are antimalarial agents against blood and liver stages by impairing mitochondrial function", Metallomics, 9, 1548-1561

27. M. Machado, M. Sanches-Vaz, J.P. Cruz, A.M. Mendes, M. Prudêncio (2017) "Inhibition of Plasmodium hepatic infection by antiretroviral compounds", Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol., 7, doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00329

26. P. Meireles, A.M. Mendes, R.I. Aroeira, B.C. Mounce, M. Vignuzzi, H.M. Staines, M. Prudêncio (2017) "Uptake and metabolism of arginine impact Plasmodium development in the liver", Sci. Rep., 7, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-04424-y

25. R. Azevedo§, M. Markovic§, M. Machado, B. Franke-Fayard, A.M. Mendes*, M. Prudêncio* (2017) "A bioluminescence method for in vitro screening of Plasmodium transmission-blocking compounds", Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 61, 202699-16. §- Equally contributing authors; *- Corresponding authors

24. K. Singh, J. Okombo, C. Brunschwig, F. Ndubi, L. Barnard, C. Wilkinson, P.M. Njogu, M. Njoroge, L. Laing, M. Machado, M. Prudêncio, J. Reader, M. Botha, S. Nondaba, L.M. Birkholtz, S. Lauterbach, A. Churchyard, T.L. Coetzer, J.N. Burrows, C. Yeates, P. Denti, L. Wiesner, T.J. Egan, S. Wittlin, K. Chibale (2017) "Antimalarial pyrido[1,2-a]benzimidazoles: Lead optimization, parasite life cycle stage profile, mechanistic evaluation, killing kinetics and in vivo oral efficacy in a mouse model", J. Med. Chem., 60, 1432-1448

23. C.S. Cunha§, B. Nyboer§, K. Heiss, M. Sanches-Vaz, D. Fontinha, E. Wiedtke, D. Grimm, J.M. Przyborski, M.M. Mota, M. Prudêncio*, A.K. Mueller* (2017) "P. berghei EXP-1 Interacts with Host Apolipoprotein H during Plasmodium Liver Stage Development", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 114, E1138-E1147. §- Equally contributing authors; *- Corresponding authors

22. A.M. Mendes, I.S. Albuquerque, M. Machado, J. Pissarra, P. Meireles, M. Prudêncio (2017) "Inhibition of Plasmodium liver infection by ivermectin", Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 61, e02005-16

21. M.A.S. Cavadas, M.P. Monopoli, C.S. Cunha, M. Prudêncio, E. Pereira, I. Lynch, K.A. Dawson, R. Franco (2016) "Unravelling Malaria Antigen Binding to Antibody-Gold Nanoparticle Conjugates", Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 33, 906-915

20. Carrasco M.P.*, Machado M., Gonçalves L., Sharma M., Gut J., Lukens A.K., Wirth D.F., André V., Duarte M.T., Guedes R.C., Dos Santos D., Rosenthal P.J., Mazitschek R., Prudêncio M.*, Moreira R. (2016) "Probing the Azaaurone Scaffold against the Hepatic and Erythrocytic Stages of Malaria Parasites", ChemMedChem, 11, 2194-2204  (* Corresponding authors)

19. P. Meireles, J. Sales-Dias, C.M. Andrade, J. Mello-Vieira, L. Mancio-Silva, J.P. Simas, H.M. Staines, M. Prudêncio (2016) "GLUT1-mediated glucose uptake plays a crucial role during Plasmodium hepatic infection", Cell. Microbiol., doi:10.1111/cmi.12646

18. R. Ferraz, J. Noronha, F. Murtinheira, F. Nogueira, M. Machado, M. PrudêncioB., S. Parapini, S. D’Alessandro, C. Teixeira, A. Gomes, C. Prudêncio, P. Gomes (2016) "Primaquine-based ionic liquids as a novel class of antimalarial hits", RSC Advances, 6, 56134-56138

17. T.S. Macedo, L.C. Vegas, M. Paixão, M. Navarro, B.C. Barreto, P.C.M..Oliveira, S.G. Macambira, M. Machado, M. Prudêncio, S. D’Alessandro, N. Basilico, D.R.M. Moreira, A.A. Batista, M.B.P. Soares (2016) "Chloroquine-containing organoruthenium complexes are fast-acting multistage antimalarial agents", Parasitology, 143, 1543-1556

16. C.J.A. Ribeiro, M. Espadinha, M. Machado, J. Gut, L.M. Gonçalves, P.J. Rosenthal, M. Prudêncio, R. Moreira, M.M.M. Santos (2016) "Novel squaramides with in vitro liver stage antiplasmodial activity", Bioorg. Med. Chem., 24, 1786-1792

15. N. Terzić, J. Konstantinović, M. Tot, J. Burojević, O. Djurković-Djaković, J. Srbljanović, T. Štajner, T. Verbić, M. Zlatović, M. Machado, I.S. Albuquerque, M. Prudêncio*, R.J. Sciotti, S. Pecic, S. D’Alessandro, D. Taramelli, B.A. Šolaja* (2016) "Re-investigating old pharmacophores: Are 4-aminoquinolines and tetraoxanes potential two-stage antimalarials?", J. Med. Chem., 59, 264-281 (* Corresponding authors)

14. I. Gomes, A. Reis, E. Pereira, E. Fortunato, M. Prudêncio, R. Franco (2015) "Nanoimunoensaios para diagnóstico de malária", An. Inst. Hig. Med. Trop., 14, 21-30

13. N.A.L. Pereira, Â. Monteiro, M. Machado, J. Gut, E. Molins, M.J. Perry, J. Dourado, R. Moreira, P.J. Rosenthal, M. Prudêncio*, and M.M.M. Santos* (2015), "Enantiopure Indolizinoindolones with in vitro Activity against Blood- and Liver-Stage Malaria Parasites". ChemMedChem, 10, 2080-2089 (* Corresponding authors)

12. A. Gomes, M. Machado, L. Lobo, F. Nogueira, M. Prudêncio, C. Teixeira, P. Gomes (2015) "N-cinnamoylation of antimalarial classics: Effects of using acyl groups other than cinnamoyl toward dual-stage antimalarials", ChemMedChem, 10, 1344-134

11. H. Kaur, M. Machado, C. de Kock, P. Smith, K Chibale, M Prudêncio, K. Singh (2015) "Primaquineepyrimidine hybrids: Synthesis and dual-stage antiplasmodial activity", European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 101, 266-273

10. M.D. Lewis, J. Behrends, C.S. Cunha, A.M. Mendes, F. Lasitschka, K. Heiss, T.W.A. Kooij, M.Prudêncio, F.Frischknecht and A.-K. Mueller (2015), "Chemical attenuation of Plasmodium in the liver modulates severe malaria disease progression", Journal of Immunology, 194, 4860-4870

9. C.A.B. Rodrigues, R.F.M. Frade, I.S. Albuquerque, M.J. Perry, J. Gut, M. Machado, P.J. Rosenthal, M. Prudêncio, C.A.M. Afonso, R. Moreira (2015), "Targeting the Erythrocytic and Liver Stages of Malaria Parasites with s-Triazine-Based Hybrids", ChemMedChem, 10, 883-890

8. P. Liehl*, P. Meireles*, I.S. Albuquerque, M. Pinkevych, F. Baptista, M.M. Mota, M.P. Davenport, M. Prudêncio (2015), "Innate immunity induced by Plasmodium liver infection inhibits malaria reinfections", Infection and Immunity, 83, 1172-1180. (* Equally contributing authors)

7. C. Ramalhete, F.P. da Cruz, I.J. Sousa, S. Mulhovo, M.X. Fernandes, M. Prudêncio, M.-J.U. Ferreira (2014), "Dual-stage triterpenoids from an African medicinal plant targeting the malaria parasite", Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 22, 3887-3890

6. R. Oliveira, R.C. Guedes, P. Meireles, I.S. Albuquerque, L.M. Gonçalves, E. Pires, M.R. Bronze, J. Gut, P.J. Rosenthal, M. Prudêncio, R. Moreira, P.M. O’Neill, F. Lopes (2014), "Tetraoxane-Pyrimidine Nitrile Hybrids as Dual Stage Antimalarials", J. Med. Chem., 57, 4916-4923

5. D. Miranda, R. Capela, I.S. Albuquerque, P. Meireles, I. Paiva, F. Nogueira, R. Amewu, J. Gut, P.J. Rosenthal, R. Oliveira, M.M. Mota, R. Moreira, F. Marti, M. Prudêncio, P.M. O’Neill, F. Lopes (2014) "Novel Endoperoxide-Based Transmission-Blocking Antimalarials with Liver- and Blood-Schizontocidal Activities", ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 5, 108-112

4. A. Gomes, B. Pérez, I. Albuquerque, M. Machado, M. Prudêncio, F. Nogueira, C. Teixeira, P. Gomes (2014) "N-cinnamoylation of antimalarial classics: new quinacrine analogues with reduced toxicity and dual-stage activity", ChemMedChem, 9, 305-310

3. P. Liehl, V. Zuzarte-Luís, J. Chan, T. Zillinger, F. Baptista, D.l Carapau, M. Konert, K. Hanson, C. Carret, C. Lassnig, M. Müller, U. Kalinke, M. Saeed, A.F. Chora, D.T. Golenbock, B. Strobl, M. Prudêncio, L.P. Coelho, S.H. Kappe, G. Superti-Furga, A. Pichlmair, A.M. Vigário, C.M. Rice, K.A. Fitzgerald, W. Barchet, M.M. Mota (2014) "Host cell sensors for Plasmodium activate innate immunity against liver stage infection", Nature Medicine, 20, 47-53

2.  A.S. Ressurreição, D. Gonçalves, A.R. Sitoe, I.S. Albuquerque, J. Gut, A. Góis, L.M. Gonçalves, M.R. Bronze, T. Hanscheid, G.A. Biagini, P.J. Rosenthal, M. Prudêncio, P. O'Neill, M.M. Mota, F. Lopes, R. Moreira (2013) "Structural optimization of quinolon-4(1H)-imines as dual-stage antimalarials: towards increased potency and metabolic stability", J. Med. Chem, 56, 7679-7960

1. T. Rodrigues, A.S. Ressurreição, F.P. da Cruz, I.S. Albuquerque, J. Gut, M. Carrasco, D. Gonçalves, M.M. Mota, P.J. Rosenthal, R. Moreira, M. Prudêncio, F. Lopes (2013) "Flavones as isosteres of 4(1H)-quinolones: discovery of ligand efficient and dual stage antimalarial lead compounds", Eur. J. Med. Chem., 69, 872-880