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In all scientific publications TOXRUN should be cited as:

English affiliation: TOXRUN – Toxicology Research Unit, University Institute of Health Sciences, CESPU, CRL, 4585-116 Gandra, Portugal.
Portuguese affiliation: TOXRUN – Unidade de Investigação em Toxicologia, Instituto Universitário de Ciências da Saúde, CESPU, CRL, 4585-116 Gandra, Portugal.


Bravoa, R.R., Carmo, H., Valente, M.J., Silva, J.P., Carvalho, F., Bastos, M.L, da Silva, D.D. (2021). 4-Fluoromethamphetamine (4-FMA) induces in vitro hepatotoxicity mediated by CYP2E1, CYP2D6, and CYP3A4 metabolism. Toxicology, 2021, 152988,

Almeida-Santos, A.C.; Novais, C.; Peixe, L.; Freitas, A.R. Enterococcus spp. as a Producer and Target of Bacteriocins: A Double-Edged Sword in the Antimicrobial Resistance Crisis Context. Antibiotics 2021, 10, 1215.

Dinis-Oliveira, R.J. The Auto-Brewery Syndrome: A Perfect Metabolic “Storm” with Clinical and Forensic Implications. J. Clin. Med. 2021, 10, 4637.

De Marco, P.; Henriques, A.C.; Azevedo, R.; Sá, S.I.; Cardoso, A.; Fonseca, B.; Barbosa, J.; Leal, S. Gut Microbiome Composition and Metabolic Status Are Differently Affected by Early Exposure to Unhealthy Diets in a Rat Model. Nutrients 2021, 13, 3236.

Pérez-Pereira, A.; Maia, A.; Gonçalves, V.; Ribeiro, C.; Tiritan, M.E. Enantioselective Monitoring of Biodegradation of Ketamine and Its Metabolite Norketamine by Liquid Chromatography. Chemosensors 2021, 9, 242.

Langa I, Tiritan ME, Silva D, Ribeiro C. Gas Chromatography Multiresidue Method for Enantiomeric Fraction Determination of Psychoactive Substances in Effluents and River Surface Waters. Chemosensors. 2021; 9(8):224.

Carvalho AR, Pérez-Pereira AI, Couto CMC, Tiritan ME, Ribeiro CMR. Assessment of effluents quality through ecotoxicological assays: evaluation of three wastewater treatment plants with different technologies. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2021 Aug 3.

Moreira-Pais, A., Ferreira, R., Oliveira, P.A., Duarte, J.A. Sarcopenia versus cancer cachexia: the muscle wasting continuum in healthy and diseased aging. Biogerontology (2021).

Santo, E., Pinho, T., Teixeira, A., Pérez-Mongiovi, D. (2021). Use of intraoral three-dimensional images for the identification of dental morphological traits related to ancestry estimation. Journal of Forensic Science and Medicine. Vol 7(2):70-73. DOI:10.4103/jfsm.jfsm_21_21

Brandão, S.R.; Reis-Mendes, A.; Domingues, P.; Duarte, J.A.; Bastos, M.L.; Carvalho, F.; Ferreira, R.; Costa, V.M. (2021). Exploring the aging effect of the anticancer drugs doxorubicin and mitoxantrone on cardiac mitochondrial proteome using a murine model. Toxicology. 459 (2021) 152852. doi:

de Sousa Gonçalves, R., de Pinho, F. A., Dinis-Oliveira, R. J., Mendes, M. O., de Andrade, T. S., da Silva Solcà, M., Farias Larangeira, D., Silvestre, R., Barrouin-Melo, S. M. (2021). Nutritional adjuvants with antioxidant properties in the treatment of canine leishmaniasis. Veterinary Parasitology, 298, 109526. doi:

Dinis-Oliveira RJ & Vieira ND. (2021). Acute Liver Failure Requiring Transplantation: A possible link to ulipristal acetate treatment? Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol. 2021 Jun 29. doi: 10.1111/bcpt.13631


Carraro, M.L., Marques, S., Silva, A.S., Freitas, B., Silva, P.M.A., Pedrosa, J., De Marco, P., Bousbaa, H., Fernandes, C., Tiritan, M.E., Silva, A.M.S., Pinto, M.M.M. (2020). Synthesis of New Chiral Derivatives of Xanthones with Enantioselective Effect on Tumor Cell Growth and DNA Crosslinking. ChemistrySelect 5 2020, , 10285 – 10291.

Silva TJ, Casal G, Soares EC, Rocha S, Santos EL, Oliveira E, Azevedo C. (2020). Ultrastructure of intracytoplasmic Rickettsia-like infection of the gills of the teleost Archosargus probatocephalus (Sparidae) in northeastern Brazil. Rev Bras Parasitol Vet. 2020 Sep 28;29(3):e010020. doi: 10.1590/S1984-29612020067.

Ribeiro C, Gonçalves R, Tiritan ME. (2020). Separation of Enantiomers Using Gas Chromatography: Application in Forensic Toxicology, Food and Environmental Analysis. Crit Rev Anal Chem. 2020 Jun 18:1-25. doi: 10.1080/10408347.2020.1777522.

Valente-Aguiar MS, Falcão AC, Magalhães T, Dinis-Oliveira RJ. (2020). Cadaveric ichthyofauna of the Madeira River in the Amazon basin: the myth of man-eating piranhas. Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2020 Jun;16(2):345-351. doi: 10.1007/s12024-020-00221-8.

Rocha S, Rangel LF, Casal G, Azevedo C, Rodrigues P, Santos MJ. (2020). Involvement of sphaeractinomyxon in the life cycle of mugiliform-infecting Myxobolus (Cnidaria, Myxosporea) reveals high functionality of actinospore morphotype in promoting transmission. Parasitology. 2020 Oct;147(12):1320-1329. doi: 10.1017/S0031182020001043

Hine PM, Morris DJ, Azevedo C, Feist SW, Casal G. (2020). Haplosporosomes, sporoplasmosomes and their putative taxonomic relationships in rhizarians and myxozoans. Parasitology. 2020 Sep 18:1-44. doi: 10.1017/S0031182020001717.

Barbosa J, Faria J, Garcez F, Leal S, Afonso LP, Nascimento AV, Moreira R, Queirós O, Carvalho F, Dinis-Oliveira RJ. (2020). Repeated Administration of Clinical Doses of Tramadol and Tapentadol Causes Hepato- and Nephrotoxic Effects in Wistar Rats. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2020 Jul 10;13(7):149. doi: 10.3390/ph13070149.

Rescorla LA, Ivanova MY, Achenbach TM, Almeida V, Anafarta-Sendag M, Bite I, Caldas JC, Capps JW, Chen YC, Colombo P, da Silva Oliveira M, Dobrean A, Erol N, Frigerio A, Funabiki Y, Gedutienė R, Guðmundsson HS, Heo MQ, Kim YA, Lee TS, Leite M, Liu J, Markovic J, Misiec M, Müller M, Oh KJ, Portillo-Reyes V, Retz W, Sebre SB, Shi S, Sigurðardóttir SH, Šimulionienė R, Sokoli E, Milijasevic D, Zasępa E. (2020). Older adult psychopathology: international comparisons of self-reports, collateral reports, and cross-informant agreement. Int Psychogeriatr. 2020 Sep 4:1-12. doi: 10.1017/S1041610220001532.

Tiritan ME, Pinto M, Fernandes C. (2020). Enantioselective Synthesis, Enantiomeric Separations and Chiral Recognition. Molecules. 2020 Apr 8;25(7):1713. doi: 10.3390/molecules25071713.

Pinto MMM, Fernandes C, Tiritan ME. (2020). Chiral Separations in Preparative Scale: A Medicinal Chemistry Point of View. Molecules. 2020 Apr 21;25(8):1931. doi: 10.3390/molecules25081931.

Pinto JFFTO, Dores AAMDR, Geraldo APA, Peixoto BMRTB, Barbosa MFDS. (2020). Sensory Stimulation Programs in Dementia: a Systematic Review of Methods and Effectiveness. Expert Rev Neurother. 2020 Sep 17. doi: 10.1080/14737175.2020.1825942.

Andrade JC, Almeida D, Domingos M, Seabra CL, Machado D, Freitas AC, Gomes AM. (2020). Commensal Obligate Anaerobic Bacteria and Health: Production, Storage, and Delivery Strategies. Front Bioeng Biotechnol. 2020 Jun 5;8:550. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.00550.

Zacca R, Azevedo R, Chainok P, Vilas-Boas JP, Castro FAS, Pyne DB, Fernandes RJ. (2020). Monitoring Age-Group Swimmers Over a Training Macrocycle: Energetics, Technique, and Anthropometrics. J Strength Cond Res. 2020 Mar;34(3):818-827. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002762.

Phyo YZ, Teixeira J, Tiritan ME, Cravo S, Palmeira A, Gales L, Silva AMS, Pinto MMM, Kijjoa A, Fernandes C. (2020). New chiral stationary phases for liquid chromatography based on small molecules: Development, enantioresolution evaluation and chiral recognition mechanisms. Chirality. 2020 Jan;32(1):81-97.

Maia AS, Paíga P, Delerue-Matos C, Castro PML, Tiritan ME. (2020). Quantification of fluoroquinolones in wastewaters by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Environ Pollut. 2020 Apr;259:113927. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2020.113927.

Machado D, Almeida D, Seabra CL, Andrade JC, Gomes AM, Freitas AC. (2020). Uncovering Akkermansia muciniphila resilience or susceptibility to different temperatures, atmospheres and gastrointestinal conditions. Anaerobe. 2020 Feb;61:102135. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2019.102135.

Dinis-Oliveira RJ, Magalhães T. (2020). Abuse of Licit and Illicit Psychoactive Substances in the Workplace: Medical, Toxicological, and Forensic Aspects. J Clin Med. 2020 Mar 12;9(3):770. doi: 10.3390/jcm9030770.

Cardoso HFV, Marinho L, Caldas IM, Puentes K, Andrade M, Toso A, Assis S, Magalhães T. (2020). Historical, demographic, curatorial and legal aspects of the BoneMedLeg human skeletal reference collection (Porto, Portugal). Anthropol Anz. 2020 Feb 13;77(1):57-73. doi: 10.1127/anthranz/2019/1023.

Almeida V, Constante D, Leite A, Almeida IF, Rocha JC, Sá R, Teixeira M, Teixeira A. (2020) Influence of disease phase on embitterment and emotional dysregulation in psoriatic patients. Psychol Health Med. 2020 Mar 27:1-18. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2020.1741655.

Monteiro ASM, Carvalho DD, Azevedo R, Vilas-Boas JP, Zacca R, Fernandes R. (2020). Post-swim oxygen consumption: assessment methodologies and kinetics analysis. Physiol Meas. August 2020. doi:10.1088/1361-6579/abb143

Rocha S, Alves A, Antunes C, Fernandes P, Azevedo C, Casal G (2020). Characterisation of sphaeractinomyxon types (Cnidaria: Myxozoa) from marine and freshwater oligochaetes in a Portuguese estuary, with the demise of the endocapsa collective group. Folia Parasitologica. 2020 Feb;67. DOI: 10.14411/fp.2020.002.