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Peer Reviewed Publications > 2014

Albina R. Franco, Nadine R. Sousa, Miguel A. Ramos, Rui S. Oliveira, Paula M.L. Castro. 2014. Diversity and persistence of ectomycorrhizal fungi and their effect on nursery-inoculated Pinus pinaster in a post-fire plantation in Northern Portugal. Microbial Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s00248-014-0447-9

Alexandre, E. M. C., Carvalho, A. M., & Saraiva, J. A. (2014). Effect of high pressure on green pea seeds germination and plantlets development. High Pressure Research, 34(1), 133-146. doi:10.1080/08957959.2013.843173

Alves, M. J., Barreira, J. C. M., Carvalho, I., Trinta, L., Perreira, L., Ferreira, I. C. F. R., & Pintado, M. (2014). Propensity for biofilm formation by clinical isolates from urinary tract infections: Developing a multifactorial predictive model to improve antibiotherapy. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 63(Pt 3), 471-477. doi:10.1099/jmm.0.071746-0

Alves, M. J., Ferreira, I. C. F. R., Lourenco, I., Castro, A., Pereira, L., Martins, A., & Pintado, M. (2014). Wild mushroom extracts potentiate the action of standard antibiotics against multiresistant bacteria. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 116(1), 32-38. doi:10.1111/jam.12348

Alves, M. J., Froufe, H. J. C., Costa, A. F. T., Santos, A. F., Oliveira, L. G., Osorio, S. R. M., . . Ferreira, I. C. F. R. (2014). Docking studies in target proteins involved in antibacterial action mechanisms: Extending the knowledge on standard antibiotics to antimicrobial mushroom compounds. Molecules, 19(2), 1672-1684. doi:10.3390/molecules19021672

Amorim, C. L., Ferreira, A. C. S., Carvalho, M. F., Afonso, C. M. M., & Castro, P. M. L. (2014). Mineralization of 4-fluorocinnamic acid by a rhodococcus strain. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98(4), 1893-1905. doi:10.1007/s00253-013-5149-6

Amorim, C. L., Maia, A. S., Mesquita, R. B. R., Rangel, A. O. S. S., van Loosdrecht, M. C. M., Tiritan, M. E., & Castro, P. M. L. (2014). Performance of aerobic granular sludge in a sequencing batch bioreactor exposed to ofloxacin, norfloxacin and ciprofloxacin. Water Research, 50, 101-113. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2013.10.043

Amorim, C. L., Moreira, I. S., Maia, A. S., Tiritan, M. E., & Castro, P. M. L. (2014). Biodegradation of ofloxacin, norfloxacin, and ciprofloxacin as single and mixed substrates by labrys portucalensis F11. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98(7), 3181-3190. doi:10.1007/s00253-013-5333-8

Antonio Cesar Silva Ferreira, Ana Rita Monforte ,Carla Sílvia Teixeira , Rosa Martins , Samantha Fairbairn , and Florian F. Bauer. Monitoring alcoholic fermentation: an untargeted approach. J. Agric. Food Chem., Just Accepted Manuscript. (2014) DOI: 10.1021/jf502082z

Azevedo, I., Albano, H., Silva, J., & Teixeira, P. (2014). Food safety in the domestic environment.Food Control, 37, 272-276. doi:10.1016/j.foodcont.2013.09.058

Borges, S., Silva, J., & Teixeira, P. (2014). The role of lactobacilli and probiotics in maintaining vaginal health. Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 289(3), 479-489. doi:10.1007/s00404-013-3064-9

Borges, S., Barbosa, J., Silva, J., Teixeira, P. Characterization of a Bacteriocin of Pediococcus pentosaceus SB83 and Its Potential for Vaginal Application. Anti-Infective Agents, 12(1): 68-74, 2014

Calheiros, C. S. C., Rangel, A. O. S. S., & Castro, P. M. L. (2014). Constructed wetlands for tannery wastewater treatment in portugal: Ten years of experience. International Journal of Phytoremediation, 16(9), 859-870. doi:10.1080/15226514.2013.798622

Campos, D. A., Madureira, A. R., Gomes, A. M., Sarmento, B., & Pintado, M. M. (2014). Optimization of the production of solid witepsol nanoparticles loaded with rosmarinic acid. Colloids and Surfaces B-Biointerfaces, 115, 109-117. doi:10.1016/j.colsurfb.2013.10.035

Campos, D., Piccirillo, C., Pullar, R. C., Castro, P. M., & Pintado, M. M. (2014). Characterization and antimicrobial properties of food packaging methylcellulose films containing stem extract of ginja cherry. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 94(10), 2097-2103. doi:10.1002/jsfa.6530

Carvalho, L. M., Carvalho, F., Bastos, M. d. L., Baptista, P., Moreira, N., Monforte, A. R., . . de Pinho, P. G. (2014). Non-targeted and targeted analysis of wild toxic and edible mushrooms using gas chromatography-ion trap mass spectrometry. Talanta, 118, 292-303. doi:10.1016/j.talanta.2013.09.038

Castro CC, Martins RC, Teixeira JA, Silva Ferreira, A.C. Application of a high-throughput process analytical technology metabolomics pipeline to Port wine forced ageing process. Food Chemistry 143 (2014) 384–391. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.07.138

Chatelain, P. G., Pintado, M. E., & Vasconcelos, M. W. (2014). Evaluation of chitooligosaccharide application on mineral accumulation and plant growth in phaseolus vulgaris. Plant Science, 215, 134-140. doi:10.1016/j.plantsci.2013.11.009

Costa, E. M., Silva, S., Madureira, A. R., Cardelle-Cobas, A., Tavaria, F. K., & Pintado, M. M. (2014). A comprehensive study into the impact of a chitosan mouthwash upon oral microorganism's biofilm formation in vitro. Carbohydrate Polymers, 101, 1081-1086. doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2013.09.041

Costa, E. M., Silva, S., Costa, M.R., Pereira, M., Campos, D.A., Odila, J., Madureira, A.R., Cardelle-Cobas, A., Tavaria, F.K., Rodrigues, A.S., Pintado, M.M. (2014) Chitosan mouthwash: Toxicity and in vivo validation. Carbohydrate Polymers 111: 385-392. DOI:

Costa, E. M., Silva, S., Pina, C., Tavaria, F.K., Pintado, M.M. (2014) Antimicrobial Effect of Chitosan against Periodontal Pathogens Biofilms. SOJ Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2: 1-6.

Costa, E. M., Silva, S., Madureira, R., Cardelle-Cobas, A., Tavaria, F. K., Pintado, M. M. (2014) A comprehensive study into the impact of a chitosan mouthwash upon oral microorganism's biofilm formation in vitro. Carbohydrate Polymers, 10.1016/j.carbpol.2013.09.041

D. M. Tobaldi, C. Piccirillo, R. C. Pullar, A. F. Gualtieri,§ M. P. Seabra, P. M. L. Castro, and J. A. Labrincha. 2014. Silver-Modified Nano-titania as an Antibacterial Agent and Photocatalyst. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, 4751−4766

de Jesus Raposo, M. F., Miranda Bernardo de Morais,Alcina Maria, & Santos Costa de Morais,Rui Manuel. (2014). Influence of sulphate on the composition and antibacterial and antiviral properties of the exopolysaccharide from porphyridium cruentum. Life Sciences, 101(1-2), 56-63. doi:10.1016/j.lfs.2014.02.013

Duque, A. F., Bessa, V. S., & Castro, P. M. L. (2014). Bacterial community dynamics in a rotating biological contactor treating 2-fluorophenol-containing wastewater. Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology, 41(1), 97-104. doi:10.1007/s10295-013-1381-4.

Ferraro, V., Cruz, B.I., Jorge, R.F., Pintado, M.E., Castro, P.M.L. 2014. Kinetics of release of water and nutrients from codfish ( Gadus morhua L.) through a heavy salting. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. doi: 10.1111/jfpp.12146.

Ferraro, V., Jorge, R. F., Cruz, I. B., Antunes, F., Sarmento, B., Castro, P. M. L., & Pintado, M. E. (2014). In vitro intestinal absorption of amino acid mixtures extracted from codfish (gadus morhua L.) salting wastewater. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 49(1), 27-33. doi:10.1111/ijfs.12269

Ferraro, V., Jorge, R. F., Cruz, I. B., Castro, P. M. L., & Pintado, M. E. (2014). Recovery of free amino acids and muscle proteins from codfish (gadus morhua L.) salting wastewater by sorption on amberlite XAD16. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 89(5), 671-681. doi:10.1002/jctb.4163

Ferreira, V., Wiedmann, M., Teixeira, P., Stasiewicz, M. J. Listeria monocytogenes persistence in food associated environments: epidemiology, strain characteristics, and implications for public health. Journal of Food Protection.Journal of Food Protection, 77, 150-170, 2014

Fras, P., Campos, F. M., Hogg, T., & Couto, J. A. (2014). Production of volatile phenols by lactobacillus plantarum in wine conditions. Biotechnology Letters, 36(2), 281-285. doi:10.1007/s10529-013-1351-y

Fundo, J. F., Fernandes, R., Almeida, P. M., Carvalho, A., Feio, G., Silva, C. L. M., & Quintas, M. A. C. (2014). Molecular mobility, composition and structure analysis in glycerol plasticised chitosan films. Food Chemistry, 144, 2-8. doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.05.127

Fundo, Joana; Fernandes, Rui; Almeida, Pedro M.; Carvalho, Alexandra; Feio, Gabriel; Silva, Cristina L .M.; Quintas, Mafalda (2014). Molecular mobility, composition and structure analysis in glycerol plasticised chitosan films . Food Chemistry. 144, 2-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.05.127

Gil, Maria M.; Miller, Fátima M.; Silva, Cristina L.M.; Brandão, Teresa R.S. (2014). Application of optimal experimental design concept to improve the estimation of model parameters in microbial thermal inactivation kinetics. Journal of Food Engineering. 134, 59-66. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2014.02.018

Helena Gomes, M., Vieira, T., Fundo, J. F., & Almeida, D. P. F. (2014). Polyphenoloxidase activity and browning in fresh-cut 'rocha' pear as affected by pH, phenolic substrates, and antibrowning additives. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 91, 32-38. doi:10.1016/j.postharvbio.2013.12.013

Irina S Moreira, Ana R Ribeiro, Carlos M Afonso, Maria E Tiritan and Paula ML Castro. 2014. Enantioselective biodegradation of fluoxetine by the bacterial strain Labrys portucalensis F11.Chemosphere. 01/2014 111:103–111.

Jesus, J. M., Calheiros, C. S. C., Castro, P. M. L., & Borges, M. T. (2014). Feasibility of typha latifolia for high salinity effluent treatment in constructed wetlands for integration in resource management systems. International Journal of Phytoremediation, 16(4), 334-346. doi:10.1080/15226514.2013.773284

Lage P., Barbosa C., Mateus B., Vasconcelos I., Mendes-Faia A, Mendes-Ferreira A. (2014) H. guilliermondii impacts growth kinetics and metabolic activity of S. cerevisiae: The role of initial nitrogen concentration. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 172: 62–69.

Lamas, H., Ramalhosa, E. C. D., Morais, A. M. M. B. Equipment's role on the drying process of chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) fruits. The International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology. In press.

Li L, Wieme AD, Spitaels F, Balzarini T, Nunes OC, Manaia CM, Van Landschoot A, De Vuyst L, Cleenwerck I, Vandamme PA. 2014 . Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.058354-0. In press.

Lima, M. R. M., Diaz, S. O., Lamego, I., Grusak, M. A., Vasconcelos, M. W., & Gil, A. M. (2014). Nuclear magnetic resonance metabolomics of iron deficiency in soybean leaves. Journal of Proteome Research, 13(6), 3075-3087. doi:10.1021/pr500279f

Lopes, A. R., Manaia, C. M., & Nunes, O. C. (2014). Bacterial community variations in an alfalfa- rice rotation system revealed by 16S rRNA gene 454-pyrosequencing. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 87(3), 650-663. doi:10.1111/1574-6941.12253

Magalhaes, R., Mena, C., Ferreira, V., Almeida, G., Silva, J., & Teixeira, P. (2014). Traditional methods for isolation of listeria monocytogenes. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.), 1157, 15-30. doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-0703-8_2

Maia, A. S., Ribeiro, A. R., Amorim, C. L., Barreiro, J. C., Cass, Q. B., Castro, P. M. L., & Tiritan, M. E. (2014). Degradation of fluoroquinolone antibiotics and identification of metabolites/transformation products by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography a, 1333, 87-98. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2014.01.069

Maia, A.S., Ribeiro, A.R., Amorim, C.L., Barreiro, J., Cass, Q., Castro, P.M.L. and Tiritan, M.E. 2014. Degradation of four fluoroquinolone antibiotics by a bacterial consortium followed by HPLC-FD and LC-MS/MS. Journal of Chromatography A. 1333, 87-98.

Manageiro, V., Ferreira, E., Canica, M., & Manaia, C. M. (2014). GES-5 among the beta-lactamases detected in ubiquitous bacteria isolated from aquatic environment samples. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 351(1), 64-69. doi:10.1111/1574-6968.12340

Miller, Fátima A.; Brandão, Teresa R.S.; Silva, Cristina L.M. (2014). Ozone Processing. In: Conventional and Advanced Food Processing Technologies, Suvendu Bhattacharya (Ed), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (in press).

Miller, Fátima A.; Silva, Cristina L.M. .; Brandão, Teresa R.S. (2014). Thermal Processes Applied to Fruit Products. In: Fruit Preservation: Novel and Conventional Technologies, Rosenthal, A.; Barbosa-Canovas, G.; Welti-Chanes, J. and Deliza, R. (Ed)., Springer Publishing Co.

Moreira, N., Soares, S., Valente, L. M. P., Castro-Cunha, M., Cunha, L. M., & Guedes de Pinho, P. (2014). Effect of two experimental diets (protein and lipid vegetable oil blends) on the volatile profile of senegalese sole (solea senegalensis kaup, 1858) muscle. Food Chemistry, 153, 327-333. doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.12.071

Narciso-da-Rocha, C., Vaz-Moreira, I., & Manaia, C. M. (2014). Genotypic diversity and antibiotic resistance in sphingomonadaceae isolated from hospital tap water. Science of the Total Environment, 466, 127-135. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.06.109

Neves, Filipa I.G.; Vieira, Margarida C.; Silva, Cristina L.M. (2014). Effects of UV Pre-Treatments on Frozen Vegetables Quality. In: UV Radiation: Properties, Effects and Applications, James Radosevich (Ed), Nova Science Publishers, Inc., USA (in press).

Oliveira, Sara M.; Silva, Cristina L.M.; Brandão, Teresa R.S. (2014). Pigments in Frit and Vegetables. In: Methods for Food Analysis, R.M.S. Cruz (Ed), Nova Science Publishers, Inc., USA (in press).

Pinheiro, Joaquina; Alegria, Carla; Abreu, Marta; Sol, Manuela; Gonçalves, Elsa M.; Silva, Cristina L.M. (2014). Postharvest quality of refrigerated tomato fruit (Solanum lycopersicum, cv. Zinac) at two maturity stages following heat treatment. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. (in press).

Ramos, B., Brandao, T. R. S., Teixeira, P., & Silva, C. L. M. (2014). Balsamic vinegar from modena: An easy and effective approach to reduce listeria monocytogenes from lettuce. Food Control, 42, 38-42. doi:10.1016/j.foodcont.2014.01.029

Ramos, Bárbara; Brandão, Teresa R. S; Teixeira, Paula; Silva, Cristina L. M. (2014). Balsamic vinegar from Modena: An easy effective approach to reduce Listeria monocytogenes from lettuce. Food Control. 42, 38-42. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2014.01.029

Ramos, Inês N.; Brandão, Teresa R.S.; Silva, Cristina L.M. (2014). Effect of pre-treatments on solar drying kinetics of red seedless grapes (var. Monukka). International Journal of Food Studies. (in press).

Ribeiro, A. R., Maia, A. S., Moreira, I. S., Afonso, C. M., Castro, P. M. L., & Tiritan, M. E. (2014). Enantioselective quantification of fluoxetine and norfluoxetine by HPLC CrossMark in wastewater effluents. Chemosphere, 95, 589-596. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.09.118

Ribeiro, C., Freixo, R., Silva, J., Gibbs, P., Morais A.M.M.B, Teixeira, P. (2014) Dried fruit matrices incorporated with a probiotic strain of Lactobacillus plantarum. International Journal of Food Studies, 3: 69-73.

Ribeiro, C., Ribeiro, A. R., Maia, A. S., Goncalves, V. M. F., & Tiritan, M. E. (2014). New trends in sample preparation techniques for environmental analysis. Critical Reviews in Analytical Chemistry, 44(2), 142-185. doi:10.1080/10408347.2013.833850

Rizzo, R., Ferro, G. Manaia, C.M. 2014. Wastewater disinfection by solar heterogeneous photocatalysis: effect on tetracycline resistant/sensitive Enterococcus strains. Global NEST Journal. In press.

Rocha, I., Pinto, E., Ferreira, I. M. P. L. V. O., da Silva, M. V., & Oliveira, R. S. (2014). Influence of mixtures of acenaphthylene and benzo[a]anthracene on their degradation by pleurotus ostreatus in sandy soil. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 14(4), 829-834. doi:10.1007/s11368-013-0804-1

S.I.A. Pereira, L. Barbosa and P.M.L. Castro. Rhizobacteria isolated from a metal polluted area enhance plant growth in zinc and cadmium contaminated soil. Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. DOI: 10.1007/s13762-014-0614-z.

Silva A, Sampaio R, Pinto E. Patient-specific instrumentation improves component rotation in TKA.Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2014 Mar; 22(3):636-42. doi: 10.1007/s00167-013-2639-0. 2013 [FI: 1,627]

Silva A, Sampaio R, Pinto E. Is there a role for adult non-cultivated bone-marrow stem cells in ACL reconstruction? Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2014; 22(1):66-71. [FI: 1,674]

Sousa, N. R., Franco, A. R., Oliveira, R. S., & Castro, P. M. L. (2014). Reclamation of an abandoned burned forest using ectomycorrhizal inoculated quercus rubra. Forest Ecology and Management, 320, 50-55. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2014.02.033

Sousa, N. R., Ramos, M. A., Marques, A. P. G. C., & Castro, P. M. L. (2014). A genotype dependent-response to cadmium contamination in soil is displayed by pinus pinaster in symbiosis with different mycorrhizal fungi. Applied Soil Ecology, 76, 7-13. doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2013.12.005

Varela, A. R., Andre, S., Nunes, O. C., & Manaia, C. M. (2014). Insights into the relationship between antimicrobial residues and bacterial populations in a hospital-urban wastewater treatment plant system. Water Research, 54, 327-336. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2014.02.003

Vasconcelos, M. W., & Grusak, M. A. (2014). Morpho-physiological parameters affecting iron deficiency chlorosis in soybean (glycine max L.). Plant and Soil, 374(1-2), 161-172. doi:10.1007/s11104-013-1842-6

Vasconcelos M.W., Clemente T., Grusak M.A. (2014) Evaluation of constitutive iron reductase (AtFRO2) expression on mineral accumulation and distribution in soybean (Glycine max.L). Frontiers in Plant Science 5: 1-12 . doi: 10.3389/fpls.2014.00112

Vaz-Moreira, I., Nunes, O. C., and Manaia, C. M. 2014 Bacterial diversity and antibiotic resistance in water habitats: searching the links with the human microbiome. FEMS Microbiol Rev. in press.

Vieira, Margarida C., Silva, Cristina L.M. (2014). Stability of cupuaçu (Theobroma grandiflorum) nectar during storage. ). International Journal of Food Studies. (in press).

Vredenburg, J., Varela, A. R., Hasan, B., Bertilsson, S., Olsen, B., Narciso-da-Rocha, C., . . . Manaia, C. M. (2014). Quinolone-resistant escherichia coli isolated from birds of prey in portugal are genetically distinct from those isolated from water environments and gulls in portugal, spain and sweden. Environmental Microbiology, 16(4), 995-1004. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12231

Yan L. P., Oliveira J. M., Oliveira A. L., and Reis R. L., "Silk Fibroin/Nano-CaP Bilayered scaffolds for Osteochondral Tissue Engineering", Key Engineering Materials, vol. 587, pp. 245, doi:10.4028/, 2014.