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Ana Cristina da Silva Gomes

Postdoctoral fellow
  • E-mailAna.Gomes@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 22 29
  • Visitor Address
    Thormøhlensgt. 53 A/B
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen

My main interests are fundamental questions related to the function and control of digestive system and gut-brain axis. Currently, I am exploring the gut nutrient-sensing system in Atlantic salmon.

Academic article
  • 2019. The peptide transporter 1a of the zebrafish Danio rerio, an emerging model in nutrigenomics and nutrition research: Molecular characterization, functional properties, and expression analysis. Genes & Nutrition.
  • 2016. The transcriptome of metamorphosing flatfish. BMC Genomics. 24 pages.
  • 2015. Neuroendocrine control of appetite in Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus): Changes during metamorphosis and effects of feeding. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 116-125.
  • 2014. Transcriptome of the Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus). Marine Genomics. 101-103.
  • 2014. Functional modifications associated with gastrointestinal tract organogenesis during metamorphosis in Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus). BMC Developmental Biology.
  • 2013. PTHrP-induced modifications of the sea bream (Sparus auratus) vertebral bone proteome. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 102-112.
  • 2013. Cartilage Acidic Protein 2 a hyperthermostable, high affinity calcium-binding protein. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Proteins and Proteomics. 642-650.
  • 2012. Cloning, tissue and ontogenetic expression of the taurine transporter in the flatfish Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis). Amino Acids. 1317-1327.
  • 2010. The serendipitous origin of chordate secretin peptide family members. BMC Evolutionary Biology.
  • 2010. Gene structure, transcripts and calciotropic effects of the PTH family of peptides in Xenopus and chicken. BMC Evolutionary Biology.
  • 2007. PACAP, VIP and their receptores in the metazoa: insights about the origin and evolution of the ligand-receptor pair. Peptides. 1902-1919.
Academic lecture
  • 2019. Taste Receptor gene repertoire in Salmonids.
  • 2019. Slc15a1 transporters in teleosts fish: PepT1a and PepT1b, comparative functional studies.
  • 2019. Orexigenic brain responses to gastrointestinal fullness in postsmolt Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar, L.).
  • 2019. Functional analysis, properties and kinetics of a PepT2-type di/tripeptide transporter of the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) highly expressed in midgut and hindgut.
  • 2019. Diversity in proton movement and coupling to substrate in vertebrate PepT1 proteins: a ‘phylogenetic’ approach.
  • 2019. Comparative electrophysiological characterization of Slc15a1 transporters, PepT1a and PepT1b, of two teleosts fish.
  • 2017. Sensing and transport of peptides in the gastro-intestinal tract of Atlantic salmon.
Popular scientific article
  • 2016. Metamorphic Challenges Rearing Atlantic Halibut Larvae. World Aquaculture. 33-36.
  • 2013. Metamorfose hos kveite- magefølelsen kommer etterhvert. Naturen. 147-153.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2014. Morphological and functional modifications of the gastrointestinal tract during metamorphosis in Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus).
Abstract
  • 2019. The Taste Receptor gene repertoire in Salmonids. The FASEB Journal. 584.
  • 2019. The Ss4R Event: Identification and Characterization of the Corticotropin-releasing Factor (CRF) System in Atlantic Salmon, Salmo Salar (L.). . The FASEB Journal.
  • 2019. Characterization of the Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., Di/Tripeptide Transporters PepT1a and PepT1b. The FASEB Journal. 729.1.
  • 2019. Characterization of GPCR6A and CaSR in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). The FASEB Journal. 584.1.
  • 2019. Brain Distribution of Key Neuropeptides Involved in Appetite Control in Atlantic Salmon, Salmo Salar (L.). . The FASEB Journal. 1 pages.
  • 2016. Nutrient Sensing in Atlantic Salmon - Exploring the Sensory Systems for Amino Acids in the Gastrointestinal Tract. The FASEB Journal. 1020-1020.
  • 2016. Effects of Intraperitoneal Administration of Leptin on Voluntary Feed Intake, Appetite Signaling Pathways and Metabolism in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar. The FASEB Journal. 644-644.
Poster
  • 2019. The Taste Receptor gene repertoire in Salmonids.
  • 2019. The Ss4R Event: Identification and Characterization of the Corticotropin-releasing Factor (CRF) System in Atlantic Salmon, Salmo Salar (L.). .
  • 2019. SoLute Carrier (SLC) genes expression along the rostro-caudal axis of adult teleost fish gut: a publicly available datasets analysis.
  • 2019. Characterization of the Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., Di/Tripeptide Transporters PepT1a and PepT1b.
  • 2019. Characterization of GPCR6A and CaSR in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).
  • 2019. Brain Distribution of Key Neuropeptides Involved in Appetite Control in Atlantic Salmon, Salmo Salar (L.). .
  • 2018. Amino acid sensing systems in teleost gastrointestinal tract.
  • 2016. Nutrient Sensing in Atlantic Salmon - Exploring the Sensory Systems for Amino Acids in the Gastrointestinal Tract.
  • 2016. Effects of intraperitoneal administration of leptin on voluntary feed intake, appetite signaling pathways and metabolism in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar.
  • 2016. Do fish possess a sensing system for amino acids in the gastrointestinal tract?
Academic literature review
  • 2017. Appetite-controlling endocrine systems in teleosts. 1-24.
  • 2015. Orchestrating change: The thyroid hormones and GI-tract development in flatfish metamorphosis. 2-12.
Chapter
  • 2018. Variability in Digestive Enzyme Capacity in Early Stages of Marine Fish Larvae: Ontogenetic Variations, Biorhythms, Hormonal Control and Nutrient Sensing Mechanisms. 87-129. In:
    • 2018. Emerging Issues in Fish Larvae Research. Springer.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

PhD University of Bergen, 2010–2014."Morphological and functional modifications of the gastrointestinal tract during metamorphosis in Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus)"

Licenciatura in Biochemistry (2008), University of Algarve, Portugal.

RFFVEST project SalmoFeedPlus - Improved feed for salmon through the selection of protein ingredients based on their functional properties (PI: EWOS innovation AS; Grant No 247978)

PhD project (2010-2014)

My PhD research was part of the LIFECYCLE EU FP7 project and focused on the functional development of the GI-tract in Atlantic halibut during metamorphosis.