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Albano, H., Todorov, S.D., van Reenen, C.A., Hogg, T.A., Dicks, L.M.T., Teixeira, P. Characterization of two bacteriocins produced by pediococcus acidílactici isolated from"Alheira", a fermented sausage traditionally produced in Portugal . Int. J. Food Microbiol. 116 :239-247, 2007.


Albano, H., Oliveira, M., Aroso, R.,Cubero, N.,Hogg, T.,Teixeira, P. Antilisterial activity of lactic acid bacteria isolated from "Alheiras" (traditionalPortuguese fermented sausages): In situ assays . Meat Sci. 76: 796- 800, 2007.


Albano, H., Hogg, T., Teixeira, P. Antilisterial activity of a bacteriocinogenic Pediococcus acidilactici strain, in production of "Alheiras", at pilot scale. J. Biotechnol. 131: S142-S143, 2007.


Almeida, D.P.F., Huber, D.J., Polygalacturonase-mediateddissolution and depolymerization of pectins in solutions mimicking thepH and mineral composition of tomato fruit Apoplast . Plant Sci. 172: 1087-1094, 2007.


Almeida, G., Figueiredo, A., Rôla, M., Barros, R.M., Gibbs, P.A., Hogg, T.A., Teixeira, P. Microbiological characterization of randomly selected Portuguese raw milk cheeses with reference to food safety . J. Food Prot. 70 : 1607-1614, 2007.


Borges, M. T, A. Sousa, A., Marco, P., Matos, A. P. Honigová, A. P., Castro, P. M. L. Aerobic and anoxic growth and nitrate removal capacity of a marine denitrifyingbacterium isolated from a recirculation aquaculture system . Microb. Ecol. 55:107-1018, 2007.


Calheiros, C.S.C, Rangel, A.O.S.S., Castro, P.M.L. Constructed wetland systems vegetated with different plants applied to the treatment of tannery wastewater . Water Res. 41 : 1790-1798, 2007.


Carvalho, A.S., Silva, J., Ho, P., Teixeira, P., Gibbs, P.A. Relationship between solubility of freeze-dried skim milk and death of freeze-driedlactobacillus delbrueckii spp. bulgaricus during storage . Milchwiss. – Milk Sci. Int. 82 : 148-150, 2007.


Carvalho, M.D.F.,Ferreira, M.I.M., Moreira, I.S., Castro, P.M.L., Janssen, D.B. Degradation of fluorobenzene by a Rhizobiales strain F11 via ortho cleavage of 4-fluorocatechol and catechol.J. Biotechnol. 131: 249-249, 2007.


Carvalho, M.F.,Duque, A.F., Goncalves, I.C.,Castro, P.M.L. Adsorption of fluorobenzene onto granular activated carbon: Isotherm and bioavailability studies . Bioresource Technol. 98 : 3424-3430, 2007.


Cavalli, S.V., Silva, S.V., Malcata, F.X., Priolo, N. Hydrolysis of caprine and ovine milk proteins, brought about by aspartic peptidases from Silybum marianum flowers. Food Chem. 106: 997-1003, 2007.


Cordier, H., Mendes, F., Vasconcelos, I., François, J.M. A metabolic and genomic study of engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains for high glycerol production . Metab. Eng. 9: 364-378, 2007.


Cruz, R.M.S., Vieira, M.C.V., Silva, C.L.M. Modelling kinetics of watercress (nasturtium officinale) colour changes due to heat and thermosonication treatments . Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies 8 : 244-252, 2007.


Cruz, R.M.S., Vieira, M.C., Silva, C.L.M. Effect of heat and thermosonication treatments on watercress (Nasturtium officinale) vitamin C degradation kinetics. J. Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies 72 :8-15, 2007.


Emanuelsson, E. A. C. , Emanuelsson, M. A. E., Patterson, D. A., Castro, P.M. L., Livingston, A. G . Microbiology for chemical engineers – from macro to microscale . Asia Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2, p. 448, 2007.


Emanuelsson, M. A. E., Gonzalez, B. O., Sipma , J., Castro, P.M. L. Treatment of halogenated organic compounds and monitoring of microbial dynamicsin up-flow fixed bed reactors under sequencially alternated pollutantscenario. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 3592, 99 (4): 800-810, 2007.


Felicio, M.T.S., Hogg, T., Gibbs, P.,Teixeira, P., Wiedmann, M. Recurrent and sporadic Listeria monocytogenes contamination in alheirasrepresents considerable diversity, including virulence-attenuatedisolates . Appl. Environ. Microb. 73: 3887-3895, 2007.


Fernandes, J., Gomes, F., Couto, J.A. Hogg, T. The antimicrobial effect of wine on Listeria innocua in a model stomach system . Food Control. 18: 1477-1483, 2007.


Ferreira, A. C. S., Reis, S., Rodrigues, C., Oliveira, C., Pinho, P. G. . Simultaneous Determination of Ketoacids and Dicarbonyl Compounds, Key MaillardIntermediates on the Generation of Aged Wine Aroma . J. Food Sci. 72 (5): 314-318, 2007.


Ferreira, V., Barbosa, J., Silva, J., Felício, M.T., Mena, C., Hogg, T.A., Gibbs, P.A., Teixeira, P. Characterization of alheiras, traditional sausages produced in the north of Portugal,with respect to their microbiological safety . Food Control 18 : 436-440, 2007.


Ferreira, V., Barbosa, J., Silva, J., Vendeiro, S., Mota, A., Silva, F., Monteiro, M.J., Hogg, T., Gibbs, P.A., Teixeira, P. Chemical and microbiological characterization of "salpicão de vinhais" and"chouriça de vinhais" : traditional dry sausages produced in the Northof Portugal . Food Microbiol. 24 : 618-623, 2007.


Ferreira, J P M. Calculating and visualizing thermodynamic equilibrium – A tutorial on the isolated system with an internal a diabatic piston . J. Chem. Educ. 84: 1834-1839, 2007.


Gião, M.S, Gonzalez-Sanjosé, M.L.,Rivero-Perez, M.D., Pereira, C.I.,Pintado, M.E., Malcata, F.X. Infusions of Portuguese medicinal plants: Dependence of final antioxidant capacity and phenol content on extraction features . J. Sci. Food Agr.. 87: 2638- 2647,2007.


Gonçalves, E.M., Pinheiro, J., Abreu, M., Brandão, T.R.S., Silva, C.L.M. Modelling the kinetics of peroxidase inactivation, colour and texture changes of pumpkin (cucurbita maxima L.) during blanching . J. Food Eng. 81 : 693-701, 2007.


Guimarães, C.M., Giao, M.S., Martinez, S.S., Pintado, A.I., Pintado, M.E., Bento, L.S., Malcata, F.X. Antioxidant activity of sugar molasses, including protective effect against DNA oxidative damage . J. Food Sci. 72: 39-43, 2007.


Kongo, J.M., Ho, A.J., Malcata, F.X., Wiedmann, M. Characterization of dominant lactic acid bacteria isolated from Sao Jorge cheese, using biochemical and ribotyping method . J. Appl. Microbiol. 103: 1838-1844, 2007.


Koutinas, M., Baptista, I.I.R. Meniconi, A., Peeva, L.G., Mantalaris, A., Castro, P.M.L., Livingston, A.G. The use of an oil- absorber-bioscrubber system during biodegradation ofsequentially alternating loadings of 1,2-dichloroethane andfluorobenzene in a waste gas . Chem. Eng. Sci. 62 : 5989-6001, 2007.


Madureira, A.R., Pereira, C.I., Gomes, A.M.P., Pintado, M.E., Malcata, F.X. Bovine whey proteins : overview on their main biological properties . Food Res. Int. 40 : 1197-1211, 2007.


Magalhães, L.M., Segundo, M.A., Reis, S., Lima, J.L.F.C., Tóth, I.V., Rangel, A.O.S.S. Automatic flow system for sequential determination of ABST?+ scavenging capacity and folin-ciocalteu index : a comparative study in food products . Anal. Chim. Acta 592 : 193-201, 2007.


Marques, A.P.G.C., Oliveira, R.S., Samardjieva, K.A., Pissarra, J., Rangel, A.O.S.S., Castro, P.M.L. Solanum nigrum grown in contaminated soil : effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on zinc accumulation and histolocalisation . Environ. Pollut. 145 : 691- 699, 2007.


Marques, A.P.G.C., Oliveira, R.S., Castro, P.M.L. EDDSand EDTA-enhanced zinc accumulation by Solanum nigrum inoculated withdifferent arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi grown in contaminated soil. Chemosphere. 70: 1002-1014, 2007.


Marques, A.P.G.C., Rangel, A.O.S.S., Castro, P.M.L. Zinc accumulation in plant species indigenous to a Portuguese polluted site : relation with soil contamination . J. Environ. Qual. 36 : 646-653, 2007.


Marques, A.P.G.C., Rangel, A.O.S.S., Castro, P.M.L. Effect of arsenic, lead and zinc on seed germination and plant growth in blacknightshade (Solanum nigrum L.) vs. clover (Trifolium incarnatum L.) . Fresen. Environ. Bull.. 16: 896- 903, 2007.


Mendes, G. C. C., Brandão, T. R.S., Silva, C. L.M. Ethylene oxide sterilization of medical devices: A review . Am. J. Infect. Control. 35: 574-581, 2007.


Mesquita, R.B.R., Noronha, M.L.F.OB., Pereira, A.I.L. Santos, A.C.F., Torres, A.F.,Cerda, V., Rangel, A.O.S.S. Use of tetramethylbenzidine for the spectrophotometric sequential injection determination of free chlorine in waters . Talanta. 72: 1186- 1191, 2007.


Moreira, P.R., Almeida-Vara, E., Malcata, F.X., Duarte, J.C. Lignin transformation by aversatile peroxidase from a novel bjerkandera sp. Strain . Int. Biodeterior. Biodegrad. 59 : 234-238, 2007.


Moura, S.C., Jorge, R.F., Duque, A., Boaventura, R.A.R., Castro, P.M.L . Aerobic biological treatment of waste-waters containing dichloromethane . J. Chem. Technol. Biot.. 82: 864- 869, 2007.


Oliveira, S.M., Lopes, T.I.M.S., Rangel, A.O.S.S. Sequential injection determination of nitrate in vegetables by spectrophotometry with inline cadmium reduction . Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 38 : 533-544, 2007.


Oliveira, S.M.,Lopes, T.I.M.S.,Toth, I.V.,Rangel, A.O.S.S. A multi-commuted flow injection system with a multi-channel propulsionunit placed before detection: Spectrophotometric determination of ammonium . Anal. Chem. Acta. 600: 29-34, 2007.


Pantaleão, I., Pintado, M.M.E., Poças, M.F.F. Evaluation of two packaging systems for regional cheese . Food Chem. 102 : 481-487, 2007.


Papadimitriou, C.G., Vafopoulou-Mastrojiannaki, A.,Silva, S.V.,Gomes, A.M., Malcata, F.X. Alichanidis,E. Identification of peptides in traditional and probiotic sheep milkyoghurt with angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE)-inhibitory activity . Food Chem. 105: 647-656, 2007.


Pimentel, L.L., Semedo, T.,Tenreiro, R.,Teresa, M.,Crespo, B., Manuela, M.,Pintado, E., Malcata, F.X.,A.F. Assessment of safety of enterococci isolated throughout traditional terrinchocheesernaking: Virulence factors and antibiotic susceptibility . J. Food Protect.. 70: 2161-2167, 2007.


Pinho, P.G., Falque, E.,Castro, M., Silva, H.O.E., Machado, B. Ferreira, A.C.S. Further insights into the floral character of Touriga Nacional wines. J. Food Sci. 72: S396-S401, 2007.


Pinto, A.L., Fernandes, M.,Pinto, C.,Albano, H.,Teixeira, P.,Castilho, F.,Gibbs, P.A. Partial characterization of bacteriocins produced by Pediococcus pentosaceusand Enterococcus faecium isolated from ready-to-eat seafood. J. Biotechnol.. 131: S220-S221, 2007.


Poças, M.F.F., Hogg, T.A. Exposure assessment of chemicals from packaging materials in foods: a review . Trends Food Sci. Technol. 18 : 219-230, 2007.


Queiroga, A.C., Pintado, M.M., Malcata, F.X. Novel microbial-mediated modifications of wool . Enzyme Microb. Technol. 40 : 1491-1495, 2007.


Quintas, M., Brandão, T.R.S., Silva, C.L.M. Modelling autocatalytic behaviour of a food model system-sucrose thermal degradation at high concentrations . J. Food Eng. 78 : 537-545, 2007.


Quintas, M., Brandão, T.R.S., Silva, C.L.M., Cunha, R.L. Modelling viscosity temperature dependence of supercooled sucrose solutions-the random-walk approach . J. Phys. Chem. B 111 : 3192-3196, 2007.


Quintas, M., Guimarães, C., Baylina, J., Brandão, T.R.S., Silva, C.L.M. Multiresponse modelling of the caramelisation reaction . Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies 8 : 306-315, 2007.


Quintas, M.A.C.,,Brandão, T.R.S.,Silva, C.L.M. Modelling colour changes during the caramelisation reaction . J. Food Eng. 83: 483- 491, 2007.


Ramalheira, R., Silva, J.,Hogg, T.,Teixeira, P . Survival of Listeria monocytogenes previously isolated from traditional Portuguese fermented sausages through the gastro-intestinal tract. J. Biotechnol. 31: S251-S251, 2007.


Regado, M.A., Cristóvão, B.M., Tavaria, F.K., Ferreira, J.P., Moutinho, C.G., Balcão, V.M., Malcata, F.X. Changes in the pool of free fatty acids in ovine, bovine and caprine milk fats,effected by viable cells and cell-free extracts of lactococcus lacticsand debaryomyces vanrijiae . Food Chem. 103: 1112-1118, 2007.


Regado, M.A., Cristovão, B.M., Moutinho, C.G., Balcão, V..M., Aires-Barros, R., Ferreira, J.P., Malcata, F.X. Flavour development via lipolysis of milkfats: changes in free fatty acid pool . Int. J. Food Sci. Technol.. 42: 961-968, 2007.


Reis, P.J.M., Malcata, F.X. Improvements in small scale artisanal cheesemaking via a novel mechanized apparatus . J. Food Eng. 82 : 11-16, 2007.


Riedstra, S., Cerejo, L., Bras, S., Costa, P.M.P., Ferreira, J.P.M. Optimization of the conditions for the expression of an anti- transthyretin scFv in Pichia pastoris. J. Biotechnol. 131S: S179-S180, 2007.


Riedstra, S., Leite, G., Ferreira, C., Gomes, F.B., Costa, P.M.P., Ferreira, J.P.M. Optimization of the expression of single-chain antibodies using different Escherichia coli systems. J. Biotechnol. 131S: S251-S252, 2007.


Rocha, A.M.C.N., Ferreira, J.F.F.C., Silva, A.M.M., Almeida, G.N., Morais, A.M.M.B. Quality of grated carrot (var. nantes) packed under vacuum . J. Sci. Food Agric. 87 : 447-451, 2007.


Rocha, A., Morais, A. M. M. B. Role of minimally processed fruit and vegetables on the diet of the consumers in the XXI century . Acta Horticulturae 746: 265-271, 2007.


Rocha, A. M. C. N., Mota, C., Morais, A. M. M. B. Physico-chemical qualities of minimally processed carrot stored under vacuum . Journal of Foodservice 18: 23-30, 2007.


Rodrigues, A., Ferreira, A.C.S., de Pinho, P.G., Bento, F., Geraldo, D.. Resistance to oxidation of white wines assessed by voltarnmetric means . J. Agric. Food Chem. 55 : 10557-10562, 2007


Silva, M.F., Vaz-Moreira, I.,Gonzalez-Pajuelo, M.,Nunes, OC.,Manaia, CM. Antimicrobial resistance patterns in Enterobacteriaceae isolated froman urban wastewater treatment plant.FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 60: 166-176, 2007.


Teixeira, P.C., Leite, G.M., Domingues, R.J., Silva, J., Gibbs, P.A., Ferreira, J.P. Antimicrobial effects of a microemulsion and a nanoemulsion on enteric and other pathogens and biofilms . Int. J. Food Microbiol. 118: 15-19, 2007.


Tomé, E., Gibbs, P.A., Teixeira, P. Could modifications of processing parameters enhance the growth and selectionof lactic acid bacteria in cold-smoked salmon to improve preservationby natural means? J. Food Prot. 70 : 1607-1614, 2007.


Torres, A.F., Mesquita, P.A.R., Campos, F.M., Couto, J.A., Toth, I.V., Rangel, A.O.S.S., Hogg, T.A. Development of a flow injection method for monitoring cell membrane damage of wine lactic acid bacteria. Microchim. Acta. 159: 87-93, 2007.


Vaz-Moreira, I., Faria, C., Nobre, M.F.,Schumann, P.,Nunes, O.C.,Manaia, C.M. Paenibacillus humicus sp nov., isolated from poultry litter compost. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57: 2267-2271, 2007


Vaz-Moreira, I., Nobre, M.F.,Nunes, O.C.,Manaia, C.M. Pseudosphingobacterium domesticum gen. nov., sp nov., isolated from home-made compost. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57: 1535-1538, 2007.


Vaz-Moreira, I.,Nobre, M.F.,Nunes, O.C.,Manaia, C.M. Gulbenkiania mobilis gen. nov., sp nov. ,isolated from treated municipal wastewater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57: 1108-1112,2007.