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Maria Manuela Estevez Pintado

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Name: Maria Manuela Estevez Pintado
Institutional address: Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Rua Arqº Lobão Vital, Apartado 2511– 4202-401 Porto, Portugal
Contacts: Telephone: 351-225580097 Fax: 351-225090351 Email: mpintado@porto.ucp.pt

Academic degrees:

Year Academic degree Institution
1999 Ph.D. (Biotechnology; Food Engineering) Universidade Católica Portuguesa-Escola Superior de Biotecnologia
1993 Curricular part of the masters degree on Food Science and Engineering Universidade Católica Portuguesa-Escola Superior de Biotecnologia
1991 B.Sc. in Pharmacy Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto

Professional activities:

Period Position or category Institution
September 2013 to present Member of the Scientific Council for Natural and Environmental Sciences (CCCNA) of Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
September 2013 to present Coordinator of Department of Scientific Services for Industry (SETIF) Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Escola Superior de Biotecnologia
May 2013 to present Vice-President European Chitin Society
2011-2013 Senior Research responsible for Scientifi Services with industry in CBQF Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Escola Superior de Biotecnologia
From 2009 to present Board member of Associated Laboratory CBQF – Centro de Biotecnologia e Química Fina Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Escola Superior de Biotecnologia
From 2005 to present Assistant Professor Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Escola Superior de Biotecnologia
From 2000 to 2005 Researcher Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Escola Superior de Biotecnologia
From 2002 to 2005 Senior Researcher, Coordinator of Dairy Task Force Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Escola Superior de Biotecnologia
From 1999 to 2002 Pos-DOC Researcher Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Escola Superior de Biotecnologia
From 1993 to 2005 Teacher Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Escola Superior de Biotecnologia
From 1993 to 1999 Researcher-PhD Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Escola Superior de Biotecnologia
From 1982 to 1993 Assistant researcher – Grant PEDIP Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Escola Superior de Biotecnologia
From 1991 to 1992 Clinical Analyst Laboratório da Dra. Armanda Morais, Porto.

Area of scientific activity:
– Functional ingredients
– By-product upgrading through extraction or fermentation processes
– Natural compounds
– Biotechnology and Biochemistry in dairy field development
– Enzyme characterization and application

Research interests:
Research interests include Biotechnology and Biochemistry – carry out research in a range of key technologies for the production, characterization, and preservation of industrially/traditionally processed products. The research can be summarized into: (i) development and validation of bioactivity and safety of functional ingredients (biopeptides, antioxidants, probiotics, prebiotics and functional polysaccharides) and study applications on the development of novel functional foods (ii) by-product upgrading through fermentation and extraction processes aiming to obtain high-added value products (iii) microbiology and biochemistry in dairy field, including key technologies for the production, characterization, and safety issues of industrially/traditionally processed dairy products and (iv) development and characterization of new enzymes and study of new biotechnological applications and finally (v) application of the above research developments to other Biotechnological fields.

Supervision of researchers in advanced training:

Master programmes supervision

1. Study of the skin microflora in normal and atopic individuals by phenotypic and genotypic methods. Duarte Nuno de Almeida R. F. Lemos. University of Cranfield. Defense in September 2008.
2. Avaliação da actividade antifúngica de extractos vegetais aquosos. Mestrado em Microbiologia. Inês Abrantes Cravo Roxo. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica. Defense December, 2008.
3. Valorization of by-product of grape marc: potential functional ingredients for the food industry. Case study: application in bakery. Ana Carla Ribeiro Borralho Oliveira. Master in Food Science and Technology, Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica. Defense in July, 2010
4. Tombocitopenia and platelet levels in HIV patients. Master in HIV infection / AIDS. Clara Alexandra Fernandes Dias de Barros. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica. Defense in April, 2010
5. Occurrence and characterization of Staphylococcus species isolated from a cheese dairy plant. José C. Soares. Master in Biology. Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto. Defense in January 2010
. Composite microcapsules for delivery of sensitive food ingredients; Oxidative stability of lipids encapsulated with soy protein and maltodextrins. Master in Food Science and Technology. Joana Inácio. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica. Defense Decembre 2011.
. Study of prebiotic and antioxidant properties of extract of yacon root (Smallanthus sonchifolia). Mestrado em Microbiologia. Sérgio Sousa. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica. Defense: Decembre 2011.
. New applications of antioxidants in the Food Industry – Impact on industry and the consumer. Joana Teresa Rodrigues Martins. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica. Defense: Decembre 2011.
9. Study of the antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of extract of Mentha Cervinia. Joana Rocha. Master in Microbiology. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica. Defense: Novembre 2011.
10. Antimicrobial action of chitosan on anaerobic bacteria that cause periodontitis. Eduardo Costa. Master in Microbiology. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Defense: Decembre 2011
11. Synthetic dye decolourising yeasts for application in wastewater treatment plants. Ana Silva. Master in Microbiology. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Defense: Decembre 2011.
12. Selection of potentially probiotic strains of native flora of fruits. Vanessa Raquel Gonçalves Barbosa. Master in Applied Microbiology. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. International Erasmus co-supervision: Juan Miguel Rodriguez, Universidad Complutense; Madrid. Defense Decembre 2011
13. Analysis of antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of extracts from fruits and leaves of Bilberry (Vaccinium corymbosum), contextualized with a milk matrix. Sara Silva. Master in Microbiology. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Defense December 2012.
14. Mucoadhesive chitosan nanoparticles for daptomycin delivery in ocular treatment of bacterial endophthalmitis – Development, characterization and in vitro evaluation. Master in Microbiology. Nadia Silvia Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Defense July 2012.
15. Formulation and characterization of polyphenol loaded nanoparticles. Studies on their viability and stability. Master in Applied Microbiology. Débora Campos, Escola superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Defense in March 2013.
. Production and characterisation of hydrophobins with potential for oral medicine applications. Master in Applied Microbiology. Catarina Fardilha, Escola superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Waiting defense.
. Aplicação do quitosano no controlo de infecções fúngicas por dermatófitos Master in Applied Microbiology. Ana Lopes, Escola superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Defense 25th September.
18. Isolation and identification of microorganisms responsible for biodeterioration in contemporary art paintings. Margarida Rossi. Master in Microbiology. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Writing.
19. Production and characterization of new oligosacharides with prebiotic activity. Maria Inês Montenegro. Master in Applied Microbiology. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. International Erasmus co-supervision: Teresa Requena. CIALCSIC- Madrid. Writing.
20. Effect of chitosan and antimicrobial bioactive peptides on Helycobater pylori. Adriana Pereira. Master in Applied Microbiology. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Under developement.
21. Modulation of daptomycin delivery in ocular mucosa by encapsulation into alginate/chitosan nanoparticles. Joana Costa. Master in Biomedical Engineering. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Writing.
22. Development and characterization of novel functional products using acorns from Quercus ilex and Quercus suber. Rosário Costa. Master in Applied Microbiology. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Writing.
23. Study of biodiversity among fungal strains isolated from atopic dermatitis patients: effect of chitosan. Rute Lagoa. Mestrado em Microbiologia Aplicada da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa. Under development.
24. Optimization of enzyme production in bioreactor lenhinolitics by a strain of Bjerkandera sp. – Utilization of waste agro-forestry. Liliana Sofia Santos Cardoso. Master in Microbiology. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica. Pause.
25. Assessment of genetic diversity of norovirus by electrophoresis in denaturing gradient gel (DGGE). Gonçalo Manuel Moreira Leite. Master in Microbiology. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica.Pause.

Master programmes co-supervision

1. Caracterização genotípica de enzimas β-lactamases de espectro expandido (ESBL) em Escherichia coli e Klebsiella pneumoniae isoladas de doentes transplantados renais. Francisco Teixeira de Melo Fontes de Carvalho. Master in Microbiology. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Defense October 2010.
2. Ecological characterization of the microorganisms present in bacterial vaginosis. Débora Salgueiro da Silva. Master in Microbiology. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Defense in July 2012.
3. Perfil microbiológico e resistência bacteriana das hemoculturas da unidade de cuidados intensivos da unidade local de saúde do alto-minho. Ana Catarina Garcez. Master in Microbiology. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Defense February 2013.
4. Efeitos da associação probiótico/extrato de Caulerpa mexicana como tratamento em modelos de colite e sepse experimental. Hylarina Montenegro Diniz Silva. Master in Functional and Structural Biology. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte. Defense April 2013.

Doctoral programmes supervision

1. Production and characterization of bioactive chitooligosaccharides. João Carlos Azevedo Cruz Gonçalves Fernandes. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. March 2011
2. Vincenza Ferraro. Innovative solutions for extracting high value natural compounds from fishery by-products. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Defense December 2011.
3. Selection and characterization of enterococci with probiotic properties isolated from traditional Portuguese cheeses. Lígia L. Pimentel. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Defense in July 2013.
4. Food safety in ewe's dairy products derived from extensive agricultural systems. Vanessa de Matos Ralha. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Writting.
5. Isabel Maria Franco. Study of the Impact of chemical anchors on the sensory flavours of major traditional ovine cheeses. Writting.
6. Studies on essential oils from native Portuguese aromatic plants: extraction, chemical, sensorial and biological characterization and improvement of stability via microencapsulation. Sandra Santos. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Writting.
7. Alterações pós-colheita de fitoquímicos funcionais em mirtilo. Daniela de Vasconcelos Teixeira Aguiar da Costa. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Writting.
8. Antimicrobial activity, mechanism of action and safety of extracts of wild mushrooms from Northeast Portugal on multidrug-resistant bacterial species isolated in a hospital. Maria José Gonçalves Alves. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa Writting.
9. "Preservation of nutritional and functional properties of fresh and processed fruit with emphasis on phytochemicals". Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa Ana Lúcia da Silva Oliveira. Started in April 2011.
10. Development and characterization of functional ingredients through valorization of spent brewer yeast: peptide concentrates and β-glucans with biological activities. Maria Manuela Amorim. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa Started in January 2012.
11. Study of Vaccinium corymbosum berries and leaves toward incorporation in functional foods — characterization of extracts. Sara Nunes da Costa e Silva. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa Started in March 2013.
12. Development and characterization of edible bioactive films and coatings by incorporation of functional bacteria. Joana Odila Mendes Sá Pereira. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa Started in May 2013.
13. Sensory properties and consumer acceptance of novel foods with Hibiscus sabdariffa. Maria João N. P. Monteiro P. Faria. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa Started in June 2013.

Doctoral programmes co-supervision

1. Characterization of whey protein concentrates obtained by different membrane techniques. Justyna Zulewska. Institute of Dairy Science and Technology Development (Olsztyn, Poland). Defense 2005.
2. Antioxidants in herbal teas as functional ingredients: extraction, characterization, bioavailability, activity and applications. Maria e Silva Gião. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. September 2010.
3. Use of whey protein matrices as food vectors for probiotic bacteria. Ana Raquel M. F. M. Madureira. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. September 2010.
4. Study of novel bacterial enzymes for applications in the wool industry. Ana Catarina Gonçalves Carvalho Queiroga Santos. Isntituto Superior Técnico and Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. March 2012
5. Production and characterization of biopeptides via hydrolysis of bovine, caprine and ovine whey proteins by cardosins. Tânia Tavares. Ph.D. thesis in Technological and Engineering Sciences, specialization in Biochemical Engineering at Institute of Chemical and Biological Technology (ITQB) of the New University of Lisbon and at Biotechnology School of Portuguese Catholic University, Portugal. December 2011.
6. Development and characterization of bioactive edible, whey protein films and coatings, to improve quality and safety of food products. Óscar Leandro da Silva Ramos. Ph.D. thesis in Technological and Engineering Sciences, specialization in Biochemical Engineering at Institute of Chemical and Biological Technology (ITQB) of the New University of Lisbon and at Biotechnology School of Portuguese Catholic University, Portugal. December 2011.
7. Innovative solutions for extracting high value natural compounds from Ginjinha. Simge Day. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Writting.
8. Study of production of exopolyssacharides by probiotic strains. Ana Isabel Pintado. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Writting..
9. Products with antibacterial activity of natural origin: characterization applicability to pharmaceutical and food areas. Fabiana Raquel Gouveia Pinto Nevado Branquinho. Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto. Writting.
10. Antioxidant containing chitosan nanomedicines for the prevention and treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy. Sara Isabel Macedo Baptista da Silva. Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto. Starting in February 2010.

Pos-Doctoral programmes supervision

1. Synthesis, characterization, biological properties and bioavailability of modified low molecular weight chitosan. Alejandra Cardelle Cobas. Grant from Ministerio de Ciencia y tecnologia Española, Spain. October 2010 – September 2012.
2. A new approach to making cheese from goat's milk under the influence of insertion of the milk of other species. Rita Queiroga. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Grant from CNP, Brazil. February – December 2010.
3. New tools applied to the study of consumer market. Mónica Queiroz. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Grant from CNP, Brazil. April 2011-April 2012.
4. Production and evaluation of new prebiotics with improved properties from Cashew gum. Beatriz Gullón Estévez intitulada. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Grant from Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia. March 2012- March 2015.
5. Evaluation of stability and toxicity of nanoparticles as delivery systems of bioactive substances in dairy products. Ana Raquel Mendes Ferreira Monteiro Madureira. Grant from Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia. May 2011 – April 2017.
6. Innovative biotechnology applications for cultural heritage preventive conservation- controlled release systems for anti-fungal compounds. Patrícia Raquel Fernandes de Melo Moreira da Costa. Grant from Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia. June 2011 – May 2014.
7. New prebiotic ingredients based on chitosan. Alejandra Cardelle Cobas. Grant from Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia. February 2013 – January 2016.
8. Impact of processing in the functional and quality properties of pos-harvest fruits and vegetables. Idalina Goreti Maia Machado. Grant from KBBE 2011.2.4-01 – Project number 289719 "COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO ENHANCE QUALITY AND SAFETY OF READY TO EAT FRESH PRODUCTS" – financed be 7FP7. June 2012-May-2013.
9. Up-grading of by-products from Cassava and Yam production. Clara Piccirillo. Grant from FP7/ KBBE-2011.2.5-02 – GRATITUDE – REDUCING POST-HARVEST LOSSES FOR INCREASED FOOD SECURITY". May 2012-March-2013.
10. Impact of processing in the functional and quality properties of pos-harvest fruits and vegetables. Ana Luísa Leite Fernandes Amaro. Grant from KBBE 2011.2.4-01 – Project number 289719 "COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO ENHANCE QUALITY AND SAFETY OF READY TO EAT FRESH PRODUCTS" – financed be 7FP7. October 2013-December-2014.
11. Up-grading of by-products from Cassava and Yam production: safety issues. Vicenza Ferraro. Grant from FP7/ KBBE-2011.2.5-02 – GRATITUDE – REDUCING POST-HARVEST LOSSES FOR INCREASED FOOD SECURITY". May 2013-March-2014.

Pos-Doctoral programmes co-supervision

1. Valorization of high added value compounds from by-products. Matteo Polleti. October 2007-December 2008. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa.
2. Identificação e caracterização de defeitos microbiológicos em queijos de ovelha de pasta semi-mole feitos com leite cru. Camino Fontán. October 2006-June 2008. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa.
3. The impact of genetic polymorphisms on milk from native Portuguese ovine breeds, and on cheese manufactured therefrom. Maria Rosário Marques. October 2006-June 2008. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa.
4. Innovative applications of filamentous fungi and ligninolytic enzymes in textile industries. Patrícia R. F. M. Moreira. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. October 2006 – March 2010.
5. Evaluation of biological activities of chitosan as functional component in bioactive textiles directed to atopic dermatitis. Freni Tavaria. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. October 2006 – March 2010.

Supervision in sandwish programmes PhD and Masters
Pos-Doc programmes

1. Effects of fungal and crustacean chitosan on morphology and ultrastructure of phytopathogens fungi. Prof. Dr. Marcos Antonio Barbosa de Lima, Depto. de Biologia – Área de Microbiologia. Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco. September 2012 to January 2013.
2. Effect of functional ingredient chitosan on nutritional and functional quality of tropical fruit pulps. Margarida Angélica da Silva Vasconcelos. Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. September 2013 to January 2014.

PhD programmes

1. Revalorización de sub-productos de la industria horchatera: caracterización y aplicación en alimentos" Elena Sánchez Zapata, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche. October 2009 to January 2010.
2. Quantificação e identificação de carotenoides, flavonoide e ácido fenólico em fruto do género Spondias do Semiárido Brasileiro. Perla Joana Souza Gondim. Centro de Ciência Agrária, Univeridade Federal de Paraíba, Areia. May to September, 2011.
3. Produção e aplicação de bioprotetor com quitosana fúngica na nutrição e conservação de alimentos. Sebastião da Silva Júnior- UFRPE – Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco. Setembro a Dezembro 2011.
4. Nematicidal activity of chitosan against the pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. Vinícius Gedeão Bezerra de Carvalho- UFRPE – Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco. Setembro a Dezembro 2012.

Master programmes

1. Aspectos Tecnológicos que envolvem a qualidade do queijo. Bárbara do Nascimento. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Grant from CNP, Brazil. April – October 2010.

Participation in Research Projects:

1. Institutional coordination: IRSES N. 611493 – BiValBi – Biotechnologies to Valorise the regional food Biodiversity in Latin America. October 2013- September 2016.
2. Coordenador nacional de projeto CNPq – 400738/2013-9 – Linha 2 – Bolsa Pesquisador Visitante Especial – PVE – Ações integradas de pesquisa de compostos bioativos do leite caprino e desenvolvimento de produtos derivados com propriedades funcionais. Programa Ciência sem Fronteiras. 2013- 2016.
3. Institutional coordination: QUAFETY – COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO ENHANCE QUALITY AND SAFETY OF READY TO EAT FRESH PRODUCTS. The project 7FP – Collaborative Project Small or medium-scale Focused research project. 2012-2015. 360,000.00.
4. Institutional coordination: Gratitude – Gains from Losses of Root and Tuber Crops. The project 7FP – Collaborative Project Small or medium-scale Focused research project. 2011-2014. 192 000.
5. Co-coordenation of NANODAIRY – nanoparticles as vehicles for polyphenol compounds for dairy matrices: stability, bioavailability and toxicity evaluation (PTDC/AGR-ALI/117808/2010). Approved for funding by FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia) (ca. 173000 euros).
6. Institutional coordination: Internal coordination: FRUTACTIVA – Development of bioactive ingredients from non-traditional tropical fruits (native and exotic) of Ibero-America: identification, evaluation, production and safety 2011-2014). Ibero-American Science and technology for development CYTED.
7. Institutional coordination: Functional Foods for Neuroprotection: a role for Hypericum perforatum (Hyper-Food), "(2010-2013), funded by FCT, Foundation for Science and Technology in its component OE and program RACING – Factors Operational Programme ERDF competitiveness in its component. PTDC/AGR-ALI/105169/2008. Participated in the development and assembly of the project.
8. Scientific coordination: INNOVATION WITH BLUEBERRY-MYRTILLUS (2010-13), funded by the Innovation Agency (ADI) integrated in the program NSRF – Co-promotion program in 126,351 euros.
9. Scientific coordination: Internal coordination: ACTIPEP – Production of new biologically active peptide extracts from the hydrolysis of sub-dairy and brewing industry for the development of new functional ingredients (2010-12), funded by the Innovation Agency (ADI ) integrated in the program NSRF – Co-promotion program in 114,236 euros.
10. Scientific coordination: Internal coordination: ValorPeixe-Valuation of Byproducts and Wastewater Industry Canned Fish (2010-13), funded by the Innovation Agency (ADI) integrated in the program NSRF – Co-promotion program in 165,000 euros.
11. Institutional co-cordination: Healthy Milk: Key components of milk hygiene from farm to consumer. (2011-14). Funded by Leonardo da Vinci – Transfer of Innovation. 51520.00 euros.
12. Institutional coordination: AFTER – African Food Tradition Revisited by research. The project 7FP – Collaborative Project Small or medium-scale Focused research project. 2010-2014. 192 000.
13. Institutional coordination: IBEROFUN-Incorporation of new food ingredients as a Contribution to the promotion of health and / or prevention of diseases of the Latin American population. REF: 110AC0386. (2009-2013). Ibero-American Program of Science and Technology para el desarrollo CYTED.
14. Scientific coordination: FRUTAMAIS – Preservation of functional, nutritional and organoleptic properties of fruit and food products (2009-13), funded by the Innovation Agency (ADI) integrated in the program NSRF – Co-promotion program in 245,000 euros.
15. Active Participation: iCOD – Inovadoras tecnologias para valorização de subprodutos do processamento de bacalhau. (2010-12), NSRF Program – Project co-promotion – ADI. 148,000 euros.
16. Scientific coordination: QUITORAL-Development of new formulations of chitosan with applications in oral medicine. (2009-2012). NSRF Program – Project co-promotion – ADI. 178,000 euros.
17. Co-coordenation: QI2Learn – Quadros Interactivos para Aprender. (2010-2012). Funded by the Innovation Agency (ADI) integrated in the program NSRF – Co-promotion program 195.618,54
18. Institutional coordination: 2nd-DERM – The textile technology for health: functional textiles as a form of prevention and control of immunological diseases of the forum (atopic dermatitis), funded by the Innovation Agency (ADI) integrated in the program NSRF – Individual Project (2008 to 31 – 2010).
19. Institutional coordination: MPV Dairy Simulator – Virtual Modular and portable Dairy Simulator. (2008 to 09-2010), funded by the Leonardo da Vinci – Lifelong Learning Programme – Transfer of Innovation. 33,110 euros.
20. Active Participation: INSOLEX – Innovative Solutions for Extracting High Value Natural Compounds. FP6 RTN (Research Training Network) – MRTN-CT-2006-036053. 2006-2010.
21. Project Coordination: New antihypertensive ingredients from whey proteins. Cooperation Agreement FCT / CSIC, (2008-02-2010). Transnational Cooperation Project 2007PT0033. Also coordinated the development and assembly of the project. 7500 Euros.
22. Coordination International Conference of Functional Foods. FACC-Project Support Fund for the Scientific Community (May 2008) sponsored by: Foundation for Science and Technology.
23. Institutional coordination: Catsensor-Development of a new fiber optic biosensor for determination of catecholamines (2008-12), funded by FCT, Foundation for Science and Technology – POCI: Operational Programme for Science and Innovation in 180,000 euros.
24. Institutional coordination: Probiocaps-microencapsulation technology adapted for probiotic bacteria: production and improving the stability and functionality in different vectors, (2008-12), funded by FCT, Foundation for Science and Technology – POCI: Operational Programme for Science Innovation and 190,000 euros.
25. Coordination: Cheesecover – Desenvolvimento e caracterização de novos revestimentos e filmes comestíveis para queijos, com propriedades antimicrobianas e de permeabilidade melhoradas, (2007-08), financiado pela AdI: Agência de Inovação – Programa IDEIA Apoio à Investigação e ao Desenvolvimento Empresarial Aplicado- I&D em 246.000 euros.
26. Coordination: SaberFuncionais – Desenvolvimento de um portal e conteúdos de Banda larga para disseminação e dinamização da informação sobre produtos funcionais na Indústria, junto dos profissionais e do consumidor em geral (2007-08), financiado por Programa Operacional Sociedade do conhecimento em 238.909.00 €.
27. Institutional co-coordination: EULAFF – European Federation of Biotechnology Latin America Action on Functional Foods (2006-09), financiado Framework Programme 6, Food Quality and Safety (Specific Support Action) em 285.000 euros.
28. Participation: e – Dairy Farm (2006 até 09-2008), financiado pelo Programa Leonardo da Vinci – Lifelong Learning Programme – Transfer of Innovation.
29. Institutional coordination: Extravida – Obtenção e caracterização de extractos de plantas aromáticas, enriquecidos em Antioxidantes com actividade biológica, para incorporação bebidas funcionais, (2006-08), financiado pela AdI: Agência de Inovação – Programa IDEIA Apoio à Investigação e ao Desenvolvimento Empresarial Aplicado- I&D em consórcio. 138.000euros.
30. Institutional coordination:- Coordenação interna: Proyecto de Investigación precompetitiva A.1.2 "Valorización de subproductos de la industria láctea y para el diseño de alimentos para grupos vulnerables". (2005-2009). Programa iberoamericano de ciencia y tecnologia para el desarrollo CYTED.
31. Coordination: MILKFILM – developMent and characterIzation of bioactive miLK protein edible coats and FILMs (2004-07), financiado pela FCT: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – POCI: Programa Operacional de Ciência e Inovação em 90.000 euros.
32. Co-coordination:: CHEESAROMA – caracterização e identificação de componentes voláteis associados às características sensoriais dos principais queijos tradicionais de ovelha. (2004-07), Financiado pela FCT: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – POCI: Programa Operacional de Ciência e Inovação em 85.000 euros.
33. Coordination: SIMBIOSE: Fusão de Competências Trans-Fronteiriças na Habilitação do Sector Agro-Alimentar (2004-06), financiado pelo Programa INTERREGSUBPROGRAMA: 1 – Norte de Portugal – Galiza – em 466.960 euros.
34. Institutional coordination: Coordenação interna: BIOTEX – Bioactive Textiles using functional biopolymers. (2004-07), financiado pela FCT: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – POCI: Programa Operacional de Ciência e Inovação em 80.000 euros.
35. Institutional coordination: GOBLUE: Biotecnologia aplicada ao Processamento (2004-06), financiado pela AdI: Agência de Inovação – Programa IDEIA Apoio à Investigação e ao Desenvolvimento Empresarial Aplicado – I&D em consórcio em 649.015 euros.
36. Co-coordination: ECOSEGURANÇA: Improvement of ECO-Eficiency and safety in systems of traditional production and novel at small dairy farm. (2003-06), financiado pelo Programa AGRO – Medida 8.1 -Desenvolvimento Experimental e Demonstração (DE&D) em 133.300 euros.
37. Co-coordination: BAGAÇO -By-product up-grading, originated from processing of wine. (2003-06), Financiado pelo Programa AGRO – Medida 8.1 -Desenvolvimento Experimental e Demonstração (DE&D) em 133.300 euros.
38. Co-coordination:CHEESEPACK: Caracterização e desenvolvimento de embalagens adaptadas a queijos de pasta mole e semi-mole (2003-05), financiado pela AdI: Agência de Inovação – POCTI: Programa Operacional de Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação – I&D em consórcio em 222 597euros.
39. Coordination: PLUS – HISLACTO – Projecto piLoto para cUrSo de formação de HIgiene no Sector de Leite e lACTicínios – da produçãO à transformação (2003-05), financiado pelo LEONARDO DA VINCI- Programa comunitário de acção em matéria de formação profissional em 263 939 euros.
40. Co-coordination: PROBIOSSORO: utilização de matrizes obtidas a Partir do lactossoRo para incorpOração de estirpes proBIÓticas, como proceSSo de valORização daquele subprodutO (2002-05), financiado pela AdI: Agência de Inovação – POCTI: Programa Operacional de Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação – I&D em consórcio em 485.702 euros.
41. Institutional co-coordination: COMT-HUM: Caracterização das interacções de novos inibidores da catecol-O-metiltransferase com a forma solúvel da enzima humana. (2002-05), Financiado pela AdI: Agência de Inovação – POCTI: Programa Operacional de Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação – I&D em consórcio em 1081.925 euros.
42. Institutional co-coordination: Utilização de tecnologias de membrana para a melhoria da qualidade higiénica dos leites crus de ovelha/cabra e para a minimização do impacte ambiental dos efluentes de queijaria (2002-04), financiado pelo Programa AGRO – Medida 8.1 -Desenvolvimento Experimental e Demonstração (DE&D) em 196 711 euros.
43. Institutional co-coordination: Co-coordenação interna: ANTIOXIDANTES: ANTIOXidantes naturais nas InDústrias Agro-alimeNTares – Extracção e proceSsamento (2002-04), financiado pelo Ministério da Economia – POE: Programa Operacional da Economia – medida de apoio à dinamização dos sistemas tecnológico, da formação e da qualidade e subcontatado em 283.855 euros.
44. Co-coordination: PROCHEESE: PRObiotic CHEese from whEy with in Situ-generated Exopolysaccharide (2000-03), financiado pela FCT: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – POCTI: Programa Operacional de Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação em 324 220 euros.
45. Co-coordination: MICROCHEESE: MICRostructure of pOrtuguese CHEESEs (2000- 03), financiado pela FCT: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – POCTI: Programa Operacional de Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação em 244.164 euros.
46. Co-coordination: ENTEROCOCCUS – Deepening the knowledge on the role of enterococci, from manufacture through maturation of traditional cheeses (2000-03), financiado pela FCT: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – POCTI: Programa Operacional de Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação em 161 487 euros.
47. Co-coordination: Amélioration de la qualité hygiénique de produits laitiers traditionnels par l'emploi de levains lactiques producteurs de bacteriocines (2000-02), financiado pelo ICCTI: Instituto de Cooperação Científica e Tecnológica Internacional – Cooperação Bilateral Portugal / Marrocos em 2 982 euros.
48. Co-coordination: Recovery of proteins and production of food gum from milk whey (1996-98), financiado pela JNICT: Junta Nacional de Investigação Científica e Tecnológica em 29 429 euros.
49. Co-coordination: Coordenação interna: PAMAF/ IED nº 3025 " Melhoramento do Processo de Produção de Queijo Serra da Estrela ". O referido projecto contou com 7 Instituições participantes: ESAC; DRABL; ESB/UCP; Centro de Neurociências U.C.; ANCOSE; INIA/NTLD; DRABI. 1995-1998.
50. Co-coordination: GANIMEDES: Gestão e vAlorização Nacional, por vIa Microbiana Específica, De Efluentes de Soro (1995-97), financiado pelo LIFE: DG XI – Instruments in Environmental and International Affairs (EU) em 746 859 euros.
51. Co-coordination: Characterization of the proteins in ewe´s milk (1992-93), financiado pela FLAD – Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento em 16 381 euros.

Publications:

Patents

1. International Application No.: PCT/IB2011/051811 – Extracts bioactive peptides obtained via hydrolysis of whey proteins with enzymes from Cynara cardunculus. M. M Pintado, Tânia Tavares, M. Amorim, Rui Barros, J. E. Carvalho F. X. Malcata, I. Recio, M. Ramos. Universidade Católica Portuguesa, SIAL and ESAC. 26-04-2011.
2. National Invention Patent No. 105073 – Extracts bioactive peptides obtained via hydrolysis of whey proteins with enzymes from Cynara cardunculus. M. M Pintado, Tânia Tavares, M. Amorim, Rui Barros, J. E. Carvalho F. X. Malcata, I. Recio, M. Ramos. Universidade Católica Portuguesa, SIAL and ESAC. 26-04-2010.
3. National Invention Patent No. 105146. High value added extracts pre-Ginjinha Obtained from by-products: stems and leaves and Their Possible applications ". M. M Pintado, S. Dimirey, C. Priccirillo, M. J. M. N. Faria, P. Castro. Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Frutóbidos. 08-06-2010.
4. National Invention Patent No. 105852. Edible coating for food. M. M Pintado, Óscar Ramos; Joana Odilia, Fátima Pocas, F. X. Malcata, José A. Lopes da Silva, Catarina Ferreira Ivone Delgadillo. Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Universidade de Aveiro.11-09-2010.
5. National Invention Patent No. 105976. Composição oral que compreende quitosano como agente antimicrobiano. M. M Pintado, Eduardo Costa, Freni Tavaria, Raquel Madureira, Alejandra Cardelle, Irene Pina Vaz, Joana Barros, Manuel Fontes de Carvalho, Acácio Rodrigues, Cidália Vaz, Betina Cristovão, Rui Barros. Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Universidade do porto and Biotrument. 28-10-2011
6. National Invention Patent No. 105949. Método de obtencão de materiais à base de hidroxiapatite a partir de fonte natural". M. M Pintado, C. Priccirillo, P. Castro, Ruben Jorge, Isabel Braga da Cruz, Paula Silva, João Vieira. Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Wedotech and Pascoal. 19-10-2011

Chapters in books

1. Vincenza Ferraro, Isabel B. Cruz, Ruben Ferreira Jorge, Manuela E. Pintado and Paula M.L. Castro. Extraction of high added value compounds from codfish (Gadus morhua L.) salting wastewater. In Bioactive compounds from marine food: plant and animal sources, edited by Blanca Hernandez-Ledesma and Miguel Herrero, Chapter 17. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 978-1-118-41284-8
2. Costa, P., Rocha-Santos, T., Gomes, A.M., Pintado, M.M., Sousa, S., Amaral, H., Silva, P., Freitas, A.C. Immobilization and microencapsulation of probiotics. In Probiotic Bacteria: Fundamentals, Therapy and Technological Aspects. Silva PS, Freitas AC (Ed). Pan Stantford Publishers Pte. Ldt., Singapore. In press. ISBN: 978-98-1441-162-2, 2013
3. Freitas, A.C., Rodrigues, D., Sousa, S., Pintado, M.M., Gomes, A.M. Food as vehicles of probiotics. In Probiotic Bacteria: Fundamentals, Therapy and Technological Aspects. Silva PS, Freitas AC (Ed). Pan Stantford Publishers Pte. Ldt., Singapore. In press. ISBN: 978-98-1441-162-2, 2013.
4. Pintado, M.M., Gomes, A.M., Freitas, A.C. Probiotics and their therapeutic role. In Probiotic Bacteria: Fundamentals, Therapy and Technological Aspects. Silva PS, Freitas AC (Ed). Pan Stantford Publishers Pte. Ldt., Singapore. In press. ISBN: 978-98-1441-162-2, 2013.
5. Gomes, A.M., Pintado, M.M., Freitas, A.C., Silva, J.P. Gastrointestinal tract: microflora and transit aspects. In Probiotic Bacteria: Fundamentals, Therapy and Technological Aspects. Silva PS, Freitas AC (Ed). Pan Stantford Publishers Pte. Ldt., Singapore. In press. ISBN: 978-98-1441-162-2, 2013.
6. Pintado, M.M., Gomes, A.M., Freitas, A.C. Probiotic bacteria: from science to consumers benefit. In Probiotic Bacteria: Fundamentals, Therapy and Technological Aspects. Silva PS, Freitas AC (Ed). Pan Stantford Publishers Pte. Ldt., Singapore. In press. ISBN: 978-98-1441-162-2, 2013.
7. Tobaldi, D., Pullar, R.C., Piccirillo, C., Castro, P.M.L., Pintado, M.M., Seabra, M.P., Labrincha, J.A. Titania nanostructures for environmental remediation. In Handbook in Functional Nanomaterials. Nova Science Publishers, accepted.
8. Piccirillo, C., Pintado, M.E., Castro, P.M.L. Hydroxyapatite and calcium phosphates from marine sources: extraction and characterisation. In Marine Biomaterials (Isolation, Characterisation and Applications), pp. 29-44. CRC-Taylor & Francis, in press. http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/books/details/9781466505643/
9. Madureira, A. R., Gomes, A., Pintado, M. (2013). Functional foods. In Özer, B. (Ed.), Recent Advances in Dairy Microbiology and Biochemistry. Hampshire: Science Publishers, CRC Press.
10. Pimentel, L. L., Pintado, M. E., Malcata, F. X., Tenreiro, R., Semedo-Lemsaddek, T. & Barreto-Crespo, M. T. (2012) Introduction: A Journey To The World Of Enterococcus. In Enterococcus and Safety, T. Semedo-Lemsaddek, M. T. Barreto-Crespo and Rogério Tenreiro (Eds). Series Advances in Food Safety and Food Microbiology, Sant'Ana, A.S. and Franco, B.D.G.M. (Eds), Chapter 1, Nova Science Publishers, Inc, NY, USA
11. Madureira, A. R., Gomes, A., Sarmento, B. & Pintado, M. (2011). Applications of Nanotechnology in Food Processing – Focus on Delivery Systems for Bioactive Compounds. In Z. Bartul & J. Trenor (Eds.), Advances in Nanotechnology (chapter 10). New York: Nova Publishers.
12. Sara Baptista da Silva, Sandra Borges, Manuela Pintado, Bruno Sarmento. (2013). Formulation of essential oils in pharmaceutical dosage forms – biopharmaceutics and therapeutic potentials in Advances in Essential Oils: Trends and Applications.
13. Sara Baptista da Silva, Sandra Borges, Óscar Ramos, Manuela Pintado, Domingos Ferreira, Bruno Sarmento. (2012). Treating retinopathies: Nanotechnology as a tool in protecting antioxidants agents in Systems Biology of Free Radicals and Antioxidants. Springer-Verlag (Germany).
14. Sara Baptista da Silva, João Fernandes, Freni Tavira, Manuela Pintado, Bruno Sarmento. (2011). The potential of chitosan in drug delivery systems. In Focus on Chitosan Research, Edited by Arthur N. Ferguson and Amy G. O'Neill, Nova Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-61324-454-8.
15. Tavaria, F. K., Fernandes, J. C., Santos-Silva, A., Baptista da Silva, S., Sarmento, B. and Pintado, M. M. (2011). Biological activities of chitin, chitosan and respective oligomers. In Focus on Chitosan Research, Edited by Arthur N. Ferguson and Amy G. O'Neill, Nova Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-61324-454-8.
16. R. Madureira, L. L. Pimentel, M. Silva Gião, F. X. Malcata, A. M. P. Gomes, M. M. E. Pintado. Ingredientes Funcionales: Obtención, Bioactividad, Biodisponibilidad Y Seguridad. Avances en la investigacion de la alimentacion funcional I Jornada CYTED-IBEROFUN sobre alimentación-salud, mexico-2010. Ed. Javier Fontecha. ISBN es: 978-84-96023-89-5.
17. Vincenza Ferraro, Isabel B. Cruz, Jorge Ruben Ferreira, Francisco X. Malcata, Paula Castro, M. Manuela Pintado. 2010. Characterization of Soluble Nitrogen and Muscle Proteins in Wastewater Throughout the Salting Process of Codfish (Gadus morhua). In 13TH International Conference on process integration, modelling and optimisation for energy saving and pollution reduction, Vol. 21, pp. 839-834. Eds: Klemes JJ; Lam HL; Varbanov PS. Book Series: Chemical Engineering Transactions .
18. Ana M. Gomes, Ana R. Madureira, Ana I. Pintado, Maria M. Pintado, M. E., F. Xavier Malcata. 2010. Technology and stability of probiotic and prebiotic whey dairy products, in Probiotic and Prebiotic Foods: Technology, Stability and Benefits to Human Health. (Chapter 9), Editor(s): Nagendra P. Shah, Adriano Gomes da Cruz and Jose de Assis Fonsecca Faria, ISBN: 978-1-61728-825-8. Nova Publishers.
19. Ana M. Gomes, Manuela E. Pintado, and F. Xavier Malcata. 2009. Probiotics in Handbook of Dairy Foods Analysis Editor(s): Leo M.L. Nollet, University College Ghent, Applied Engineering Sciences, Belgium; Fidel Toldra, Instituto de Agroquímica y Technología de Alimentos (CSIC), Valencia, Spain
20. Madureira, A. R., Pintado, A. I., Gomes, A. M. P. & Malcata, F. X., Pintado, M. E.,. 2009. Recuperación y revalorización del lactosuero para la producción de nuevos productos con propiedades funcionales, Em Funcionalidad de productos lácteos, Editor(s): Javier Fontecha, Isidra Recio, Ana M.R. Pilosof , (Chapter 15), España: CEE Limencop, S.L.
21. Maria de Fátima Poças and Manuela Pintado. 2009. Packaging and the shelf life of cheese in Food Packaging and Shelf Life: A Practical Guide in Packaging and the Shelf Life of Cheese. Editor(s): Gordon L. Robertson, Food Packaging Environment, Hope Island, Australia. CRC Press
22. George Kalantzopoulos, Manuela Pintado, & Ana Gomes. Exploitation of microorganisms by the food and beverage industry. Chapter 11. In: food safety: a practical and case study approach. Editor(s): Anna Mcelhatton, Richard Marshall, 2008.
23. Ana Gomes, Manuela E. Pintado, & F. Xavier Malcata. Pathogenicity, commensalism, and the beneficial microorganisms Chapter 12. In: food safety: a practical and case study approach. Editor(s): Anna Mcelhatton, Richard Marshall. 2008

Papers in international scientific periodicals with referees

1. Bechoff. A., Cisse, C., Fliedel, G., Declemy; A., Ayessou, N., Akissoe, N., Toure, C., Bennett, B., Pintado, M., Pallet, D., Tomlins, K. 2013. Relationships between anthocyanins and other compounds and sensory acceptability of Hibiscus drinks. Food Chemistry. (Accepted).
2. Oliveira A., Almeida D. P. F., Pintado M. (2013), Kinetic study of changes in phenolic compounds during storage of pasteurized strawberry, Journal of Food Bioprocess and Technology. (Accepted).
3. Norberto S, Silva S, Faria A, Pintado M, Calhau C. 2013. Blueberries in health promotion: a metabolic overview. Journal of Functional Foods. (Accepted).
4. Silva, N.C., Sarmento, B., Pintado, M. 2013. Chitosan nanoparticles for daptomycin delivery in ocular treatment of bacterial endophthalmitis. Drug Delivery. (Accepted).
5. Alves, M. J.; Ferreira, I.; Lourenço, I.; Castro, A.; Pereira, L.; Martins, A.; Pintado, M. 2013. Wild mushroom extracts potentiate the action of standard antibiotics against multi-resistant bacteria. Journal of Applied Microbiology. In press.
6. Costa EM, Silva S, Madureira R, Cardelle-Cobas A, Tavaria FK and Pintado MM. A comprehensive study into the impact of a chitosan mouthwash upon oral microorganism's biofilm formation in vitro. Carbohydrate Polymers. In press.
7. Tavaria FK, Costa EM, Gens EJ, Malcata FX and Pintado MM. 2013. Influence of abiotic factors on the antimicrobial activity of chitosan. The Journal of Dermatology. In press.
8. Costa EM, Silva S, Cardelle-Cobas A, Madureira AR, Ferreira MO, Tavaria FK and Pintado MM. 2013. Chitosan in oral health: A proof of concept. Journal of Chitin and Chitosan Science – EUCHIS 2013 special issue. In press.
9. Ferreira D, Moreira D, Costa EM, Silva S, Pintado MM and Couto A. The antimicrobial action of chitosan against Brettanomyces/Dekkera. Journal of Chitin and Chitosan Science – EUCHIS 2013 special issue. In press.
10. Alves, M. J.; Ferreira, I.; Dias, J., Teixeira, V., Martins, A.; Pintado, M. 2013. A Review on Antifungal Activity of Mushroom (Basidiomycetes) Extracts and Isolated Compounds. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry. In press.
11. Ferraro, V., B. Cruz, I., Ferreira Jorge, R., Castro. M.L., P., E. Pintado, M. In-vitro intestinal absorption of free amino acids extracted from codfish salting (Gadus murhua L.) wastewater. International Journal of Food Science & Technology. In press, DOI 10.1111/ijfs.12269
12. Ferraro, V., B. Cruz, I., Ferreria Jorge, R., E. Pintado, M., Castro M.L., P. Recovery of free amino acids and muscle proteins from codfish (Gadus murhua L.) salting wastewater. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology. In press, DOI 10.1002/jctb.4163
13. Ferraro, V., B. Cruz, I., Ferreria Jorge, R., E. Pintado, M., Castro M.L., P. Kinetic study of water and nutrient release from codfish (Gadus morhua L.) muscle during the dry salting process. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. In press, DOI 10.1111/jfpp.12146.
14. José C. Soares, Cristina Lopes, Freni K. Tavaria, Luís Delgado, Manuela M. Pintado (2013). A diversity profile from the staphylococcal community on atopic dermatitis skin: a molecular approach. Journal of Applied Microbiology. (in press) doi: 10.1111/jam.12296
15. Alves, M. J.; Ferreira, I., Froufe, R.M.V. Abreu, H.J.C., Martins, A.; Pintado, M. 2013. Antimicrobial activity of phenolic compounds identified in wild mushrooms, SAR analysis and docking studies. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 115, 346—357.
16. Silva S, Costa EM, Pereira M, Costa MR, Pintado MM. 2013. Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of aqueous extracts from dry Vaccinium corumbosum extracts upon food microorganisms. Food Control 2013, 34(2):645-650.
17. Alves, M J, Ferreira, I C F R, Froufe, H J C , Abreu R M V, Martins, A and Pintado, M. 2013. Antimicrobial activity of phenolic compounds identified in wild mushrooms, SAR analysis and docking studies. Journal of Applied Microbiology (in press). doi:10.1111/jam.12196
18. Silva, S B, Oliveira, A, Ferreira, D. Sarmento, B, Pintado, M E. 2013. Development and Validation Method for Simultaneous Quantification of Phenolic Compounds in Natural Extracts and Nanosystems. Phytochemical Analysis (in press) DOI 10.1002/pca.2446
19. Costa EM, Silva S, Madureira AR, Cardelle-Cobas A, Tavaria FK, Pintado MM. 2013. A novel direct contact method for the assessment of the antimicrobial activity of dental cements. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 93, 3, 168-172.
20. Costa EM, Silva S, Tavaria FK, Pintado MM. 2013. Study of the effects of chitosans upon Streptococcus mutans adherence and biofilm formation. Anaerobe, 20, 27-31. DOI: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2013.02.002
21. Tavaria FK, Costa EM, Pina-Vaz I, Carvalho MF, Pintado MM. 2013. A quitosana como biomaterial odontológico: estado da arte. Revista Brasileira de Engenharia Biomédica, 29, 1, Pages 110-120.
22. Piccirillo, C; Pereira, S I A; Marques, A P G C; Pereira, S I A; Marques, A P G C; Pullar, R C; Tobaldi, D M; Pintado, M E; Castro, P M L. 2013. Bacteria immobilisation on hydroxyapatite surface for heavy metals removal. Journal of environmental management, 121 87-95. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.02.036
23. Madureira, A R.; Soares, J C.; Amorim, M M; Tavares, T, Gomes, A M, Pintado, M M, Malcata, F X . 2013. Bioactivity of probiotic whey cheese: characterization of the content of peptides and organic acids. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 93, 6, 1458-1465. DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.5915
24. Piccirillo, C; Demiray, S; Silva Ferreira, A C, Ferreira, ACS, Pintado, ME, Castro, PML. 2013. Chemical composition and antibacterial properties of stem and leaf extracts from Ginja cherry plant. Industrial Crops and Products, 43, 562-569. DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2012.08.004
25. Alves-Silva, J. M., Santos, S. M. D., Pintado, M. E., Pérez-Álvarez, J. A., Juana Fernández-López, J., Viuda-Martos, M. 2013. Chemical composition and in vitro antimicrobial, antifungal and antioxidant properties of essential oils obtained from some herbs widely used in Portugal. Food Control, 32, 2, 371-378. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2012.12.022
26. Silva, José Paulo; Sousa, Sérgio; Costa, Paulo; Cerdeira, Emília; Amaral, Helena; Lobo, José M. S.; Gomes, Ana; Pintado, Maria; Rodrigues, Dina; Rocha-Santos, Teresa; Freitas, Ana (2013) "Development of probiotic tablets using microparticles: viability studies and stability studies", AAPS PharmSciTech Volume 14, Issue 1, 121-127 (doi: 10.1208/s12249-012-9898-9)
27. Giao, M S, Pereira, C I, Pintado, M E, Malcata, F X. 2013. Effect of technological processing upon the antioxidant capacity of aromatic and medicinal plant infusions: From harvest to packaging. Lwt-Food Science and Technology, 50, 1, 320-325. DOI: 10.1016/j.lwt.2012.05.007
28. Ferraro, V., B. Cruz, I., Ferreria Jorge, R., E. Pintado, M., Castro M.L., P. Effect of environmental conditions on adsorption of borderline amino acids upon Amberlite XAD16 resin. Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data 58, 707-717 (2013). DOI 10.1021/je301206r.
29. Ferraro, V., Carvalho, A.P., Piccirillo, C., Santos, M., Castro, M.L.P., Pintado, M.E. 2013. Extraction of high added value biological compounds from sardine, sardine-type fish and mackerel canning residues – A review. Materials Science and Engineering C, 33, 3111-3120. DOI 10.1016/j.msec.2013.04.003.
30. Piccirillo, C, Silva, M F, Pullar, R C, da Cruz, I B, Jorge, R, Pintado, MME, Castro, PML 2013. Extraction and characterisation of apatite- and tricalcium phosphate-based materials from cod fish bones. Materials Science & Engineering C-Materials For Biological Applications, 33, 1, 103-110. DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2012.08.014
31. Balcao, V M, Costa, C I, Matos, C M, Moutinho, C G, Amorim, M, Pintado, M E, Gomes, A P, Vila, M M, Teixeira, J A. 2013. Nanoencapsulation of bovine lactoferrin for food and biopharmaceutical applications. Food Hydrocolloids, 32, 2, 425-431. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2013.02.004
32. Guedes, A. C., Gião, M.S., Matias, A.A., M. Nunes, A.V., Pintado, M.E., M. Duarte, C.M., Malcata, X. F. 2013. Supercritical fluid extraction of carotenoids and chlorophylls a, b and c, from a wild strain of Scenedesmus obliquus for use in food processing. Journal of Food Engineering, 116, 2, 478-482. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2012.12.015
33. Marques C., Amorim M. M, Pereira J. O., Pintado M.E., Moura D, Calhau C., Pinheiro H. Bioactive Peptides: Are There More Antihypertensive Mechanisms Beyond Ace Inhibition?. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 18 ( 30 ): 4706-13. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2012.05347.x
34. Ramos, O L., Reinas, I, Silva, S I, Fernandes, J. C., Cerqueira, M. A., Pereira, R. N., Vicente, A. A., Poças, M. F., Pintado, M. E., & Malcata, F. X. 2013. Effect of whey protein purity and glycerol content upon physical properties of edible films manufactured therefrom. Food Hydrocolloids, 30 (1), 110-122. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2012.05.001
35. Alves, M. J.; Ferreira, I.; Martins, A.; Pintado, Pintado, M.E.. 2012. Antimicrobial activity of wild mushrooms extracts against clinical isolates resistant to different antibiotics. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 113 (2): 466-75. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2672.2012.05347.x
36. Alves, M. J.; Ferreira, I. C. F. R.; Dias, J., Teixeira, V. Martins, A.; Pintado, Pintado, M.E.. 2012. A Review on Antimicrobial Activity of Mushroom (Basidiomycetes) Extracts and Isolated Compounds. Planta Med, 78: 1707–1718. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0032-1315370
37. Ramos, O. L., Silva, S. I., Soares, J. C., Fernandes, J. C., Poças, M. F., Pintado, M. E., & Malcata, F. X. 2012. Features and performance of edible films, obtained from whey protein isolate formulated with antimicrobial compounds. Food Research International 45, 351-361. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2011.09.016
38. Ramos, O. L., Fernandes, J. C., Silva, S. I., Pintado, M. E., & Malcata, F. X. 2012. Edible films and coatings from whey proteins: a review on formulation, and on mechanical and bioactive properties. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 52, 533-552. doi: 10.1080/10408398.2010.500528.
39. Ramos, O. L., Pereira, J. O, Silva, S. I., Amorim, M. M, Fernandes, J. C., Lopes-da-Silva, J. A, Pintado, M. E., & Malcata, F. X. 2012. Effect of composition of commercial whey protein preparations upon gelation at various pH values. Food Research International, 48, 681-689. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2012.06.004
40. Ramos, O. L., Pereira, J. O, Silva, S. I., Fernandes, J. C., Franco, M. I., Lopes-da-Silva, J. A., Pintado, M. E., & Malcata, F. X. (2012). Evaluation of antimicrobial edible whey protein isolate coatings to improve the storability of Saloio cheese. Journal of Dairy Science, 95, 6282-6292. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5478
41. Ramos, O. L., Santos, A. C., Leão, M. V., Pereira, J. O., Silva, S. I., Fernandes, J. C., Franco, M. I., Pintado, M. E., & Malcata, F. X. (2012). Antimicrobial activities of edible coatings prepared from whey protein isolate, and formulated with various antimicrobial agents: in vitro studies. International Dairy Journal, 25, 132-141. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idairyj.2012.02.008
42. Campos, D. A. Ribeiro, A. C. Costa, E. M., Fernandes, J. C., Tavaria, F. K., Araruna, F.B., Eiras, C., Eaton, P. Leite, J. R. S. A., Pintado, M. E. 2012. Study of Antimicrobial Activity and Atomic Force Microscopy Imaging of the Action Mechanism of Cashew Tree Gum. Journal of Carbohydrate Polymers, 90, 270– 274. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2012.05.034
43. Silva NC, Sarmento B, Pintado M. 2013. The importance of antimicrobial peptides and their potential for therapeutic uses in ophthalmology. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents; 41 (1): 5-10. doi:10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2012.07.020
44. Santos, M., Piccirillo, C., Kalogerakis, N., Castro, P.M.L., Pintado M.E. 2012. Bioconversion of oleuropein into hdroxytyrosol by lactic acid bacteria. World J. Microb. Biotech. 28(6):2435-2340, 2012. DOI:10.1007/s11274-012-1036-z
45. Queiroga, R. C. R. E.; Santos, B. M.; Gomes, A. M. P.; Monteiro, M. J.; Teixeira, S. M.; Souza, E. L.; Pereira, C. J. D.; Pintado, M. M. E. 2013. Nutritional, textural and sensory properties of Coalho cheese made of goats, cows milk and their mixture. LWT – Food Science and Technology 50 (2013) 538-544. (10.1016/j.lwt.2012.08.011)
46. Queiroga, A. C., Pintado, M. E., Malcata, F. X. 2013. Wool-associated proteolytic bacteria, isolated from Portuguese Merino breed. Small Ruminant Research, 109, 1, 38-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.smallrumres.2012.09.005
47. Fernandes, J.C., Eaton, P., Franco, I., Ramos, O.S., Sousa, S., Nascimento, H., Gomes, A., Santos-Silva, A., Malcata, F.X., Pintado, M.E. 2012. Evaluation of chitoligossacharides effect upon probiotic bacteria. Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 50, (1) 148-152. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2011.10.011)
48. Fernandes, J. C., Sereno, J., Garrido, P., Parada, B. Cunha, M. F. X., Reis, F., Pintado, M. E. and Santos-Silva, A. 2012. Inhibition of Bladder Tumor Growth by Chitooligosaccharides in an Experimental Carcinogenesis Model Mar. Drugs, 10(12), 2661-2675. doi:10.3390/md10122661
49. Borges, S., Barbosa, J., Camilo, R., Carvalheira, A., Silva, J., Sousa, S., Gomes, A.M., Pintado, M.M., Silva, J.P., Costa, P., Amaral, M.H., Teixeira, P., Freitas, A.C. Effects of encapsulation on the viability of probiotic strains exposed to lethal conditions. Int. J. Food Sci. Technol. 47 : 416-421, 2012. (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2621.2011.02855.x)
50. Sousa, S., Gomes, A.M., Pintado, M.M., Malcata, F.X., Silva, J.P., Sousa, J.M., Costa, P., Amaral, M.H., Rodrigues, D., Rocha-Santos, T.A.P., Freitas, A.C. 2012. Encapsulation of probiotic strains in plain or cysteine-supplemented alginate improves viability at storage below freezing temperatures. Eng. Life Sci. 12 : 1-9, 2012. (doi: 10.1002/elsc.201200007)
51. Sánchez-Zapata, E., Fernández-López, J., Pérez-Alvarez, J.A., Soares, J., Sousa, S., Gomes, A.M.P., Pintado, M.M.E. In vitro evaluation of "orchata" co-products as carbon source for probiotic bacteria growth. Food Bioprod. Process. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fbp.2012.11.003
52. Rodrigues, D., Sousa, S., Gomes, A.M., Pintado, M.M., Silva, J.P., Costa, P., Amaral, M.H., Rocha-Santos, T.A.P., Freitas, A.C. 2012. Storage stability of Lactobacillus paracasei as free cells or encapsulated in alginate-based microcapsules in low pH fruit juices. Food and Bioprocess Technology. 5: 2748-2757. [doi:10.1007/s11947-011-0581-z] 53. Oliveira A., Pintado M., Almeida D. P.F., 2012. Phytochemical composition and antioxidant activity of peach as affected by pasteurization and storage duration. LWT – Food Science and Technology 49: 202-207. DOI: 10.1016/j.lwt.2012.07.008
54. Oliveira A., Pintado M., Almeida D. P. F., (2012). Auditing functional phytochemicals during fruit processing. Fruit processing, 6-9.
55. Tavaria, F.; Soares, J.; Reis, I.; Paulo, M.; Malcata, F.; Pintado, M. M. 2012. Chitosan: Antimicrobial action upon staphylococci after impregnation onto cotton fabric. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 112, 1034-1041. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2012.05274.
56. Costa, E M; Silva, S; Pina, C; Tavaria, F K; Pintado, M M. 2012. Evaluation and insights into chitosan antimicrobial activity against anaerobic oral pathogens. Anaerobe, 18, 305-309. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2012-5478
57. Pimentel, L L.; Matto, J; Malcata, F X, Pintado, M M, Saarela, M. 2012. Survival of potentially probiotic enterococci in dairy matrices and in the human gastrointestinal tract. International Dairy Journal, 27 (1-2), 53-57. DOI: 10.1016/j.idairyj.2012.07.008
58. Queiroga, A. C., Pintado, M. E., Malcata, F. X. (2012). Potential use of wool-associated Bacillus species for biodegradation of keratinous materials. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. 70, 60-65. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2011.12.013
59. Queiroga, A. C., Pintado, M. E. & Malcata, F. X. 2012. Search for novel proteolytic enzymes aimed at textile and agro-industrial applications: an overview of current and novel approaches. Biocatalysis and Biotransformation, 30, 154-169. DOI: 10.3109/10242422.2012.650856
60. Queiroga A. C.; Pintado M. E.; Malcata F. X. 2012. Use of response surface methodology to optimize protease synthesis by a novel strain of Bacillus sp isolated from Portuguese sheep wool. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 113, 36-43. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2012.05300.x
61. Silva, LIB, Gomes, AM, Pintado, MM, Pinheiro, H, Moura, D, Freitas, AC, Rocha-Santos, TAP, Pereira, ME., Duarte, AC. 2012. Optical Fiber Bioanalyzer Based on Enzymatic Coating Matrix for Catecholamines and Their Metabolites Assessment in Patients With Down Syndrome. IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL. 12 (1), 76-84. DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2011.2127471.
62. Pina-Vaz I, Barros J, Noites R, Villa-Vigil A, Pintado M, Carvalho MF. 2011. Estratégias anti-microbianas na prevenção e tratamento da infecção oral. Revista Europea de Odontoestomatologia. Publicado el: 30/05/2011 10:53:04
63. Tavares, T. G., Amorim, M., Gomes, D., Pintado, M. E., Pereira, C. D., and Malcata, F. X. 2012. Manufacture of bioactive peptide-rich concentrates from whey: characterization of pilot process. Journal of Food Engineering, 110, 547-552. doi: 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2012.01.009.
64. Gião M. S., Gomes S., Madureira A. R., Faria A., Pestana D., Calhau C., Pintado M. E., Azevedo I., and Malcata F. X. 2012 Effect of in vitro digestion upon the antioxidant capacity of aqueous extracts of Agrimonia eupatoria, Rubus idaeus, Salvia sp. and Satureja Montana. Food Chemistry, 131, 3, 761-767. doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2011.09.030
65. Santos, B. M.; Oliveira, M. E. G.; Pintado, M. M. E.; Sousa, Y. R. F.; Madureira, A. R. M. F. M.; Souza, E. L.; Gomes, A. M. P.; Queiroga, R. C. R. E. 2011 Caracterização físico-química e sensorial de queijo de coalho produzido com mistura de leite de cabra e de leite de vaca. Revista do Instituto Adolfo Lutz, 70, 302-310.
66. Soares, J. C., Moreira, P. R., Queiroga, A. C., Morgado, J., Malcata, F. X., Pintado, M. E. 2011. Application of immobilized enzyme technologies for the textile industry: a review. Biocatalysis and Biotransformation, 29 (6), 223-237. DOI: 10.3109/10242422.2011.635301.
67. Tavares, T. G., Monteiro, K. M., Possenti, A., Pintado, M. E., Carvalho, J. E. & Malcata, F. X. 2011. Antiulcerogenic activity of peptide concentrates obtained from hydrolysis of whey protein brought about by proteases from Cynara cardunculus. International Dairy Journal, 21, 934-939. DOI: 10.1016/j.idairyj.2011.06.004
68. Tavares, T. G., Contreras, M. M., Amorim, M., Martín-Álvarez, P. J., Pintado, M. E., Recio, I. & Malcata, F. X. (2011). Optimization, by response surface methodology, of degree of hydrolysis, antioxidant and ACE-inhibitory activities of whey protein hydrolyzates obtained with cardoon extract. International Dairy Journal, 21, 926-933. DOI: 10.1016/j.idairyj.2011.05.013.
69. Tavares, T. G., Contreras, M. M., Amorim, M., Pintado, M. E., Recio, I. & Malcata, F. X. (2011). Novel whey-derived peptides with inhibitory activity against angiotensin-converting enzyme: in vitro activity and stability to gastrointestinal enzymes. Peptides, 32, 1013-1019. DOI: 10.1016/j.peptides.2011.02.005
70. Fernandes, JC; Borges, M, Nascimento, H, Bronze-da-Rocha, E, Ramos, OS, Pintado, ME, Malcata, FX, Santos-Silva, A. 2011. Cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of chitooligosaccharides upon lymphocytes. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules Vol 49, (3), 433-438. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2011.05.032
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72. Pina-Vaz I, Barros J, Noites R, Villa-Vigil A, Pintado M, Carvalho MF. 2011. Estratégias anti-microbianas na prevenção e tratamento da infecção oral. Revista Europea de Odontoestomatologia.
73. Rodrigues, D., Sousa, S., Rocha-Santos, T., Gomes, A. M., Pintado, M. M, Malcata, F. X.,Silva, J. P., Sousa Lobo, J. M., Costa, P., Amaral, M. H. & Freitas, A. C. (2011). Influence of L-cysteine, oxygen and relative humidity upon survival throughou storage of probiotic bacteria in whey protein-based microcapsules. International Dairy Journal, 21: 969-976. DOI: 10.1016/j.idairyj.2011.05.005.
74. Silva, L., Gomes, A., Pintado, M., Pinheiro, H., Moura, D., Freitas, A., Rocha-Santos, T., Pereira, M. & Duarte, A. (2011). Assessment of catecholamines and their metabolites in patients with Down syndrome by optical fiber biosensor. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 99: 1.
75. Soares, J., Marques, R., Tavaria, F., Pereira, J. & Pintado, M. 2011. Biodiversity and characterization of Staphylococcus species isolated from a small manufacturing dairy plant in Portugal. International Journal of Food Microbiology 146(2): 123-129. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2011.02.008
76. Da Silva, S., Costa, J., Pintado, M., Ferreira, D. & Sarmento, B. (2011). Antioxidants in the Prevention and Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy – A Review. Journal of Diabetic Metabolics 1:111. doi:10.4172/2155-6156.1000111.
77. Madureira, A. R., Pintado, M. E., Gomes, A. M. P. & Malcata, F. X. (2011). Incorporation of Probiotic Bacteria in Whey Cheese: Decreasing the Risk of Microbial Contamination. Journal of Food Protection, 74: 1194-1199. DOI: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-10-217
78. Madureira, A. R., Amorim, M., Pintado, M. E., Gomes, A. M. P. & Malcata, F. X. (2011). Protective effect of whey cheese upon probiotic strains exposed to simulated gastrointestinal conditions. Food Research International, 44 (1): 465. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodres.2010.09.010
79. Madureira, A. R. Brandão, T. Gomes, A. M., Pintado, M. E. & Malcata, F. X. (2011) Technological Optimization of Manufacture of Probiotic Whey Cheese Matrices. Journal of Food Science, 76: E203-E211. DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2010.02008.x
80. S. Demiray, C. Piccirillo, C.L. Rodrigues, M.E. Pintado, P.M.L. Castro: 2011 "Extraction of valuable compounds from Ginja cherry by-products: effect of the solvent and antioxidant properties." Waste Biomass Valoriz., 2(4), 365.
81. Ferraro, V., Cruz, I. B., Jorge, R. F., Malcata, F. X., Castro, P. M. L. & Pintado, M. E. 2011. Characterization of high added value compounds in wastewater throughout the salting process of codfish (Gadus morhua). Food Chemistry, 124: 1363-1368. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2010.07.090
82. Madureira, A. R., Pintado, A.I., Pintado, M. E., Gomes, A. M. P. & Malcata, F. X. (2011). Rheological, textural and microstructural features of probiotic whey cheeses. LWT – Food Science and Technology, 44: 75-81. DOI: 10.1016/j.lwt.2010.06.030
83. Rodrigues, D., Rocha-Santos, T., Sousa, S., Gomes, A. M., Pintado, M. M., Malcata, F. X., Sousa Lobo, J. M., Silva, J. P., Costa, P., Amaral, M. H. & Freitas, A. C. (2011). On the viability of five probiotic strains when immobilised on various polymers. International Journal of Dairy Technology International 64(1): 137-144. DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-0307.2010.00627.x
84. Ferraro, V. Cruz, I. B., Jorge, R. F., Malcata, F. X., Pintado, M. E. & Castro, P. M. L. (2010). Valorisation of natural extracts from marine source focused on marine by-products: A review. Food Research International, 43, 2221-2233. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodres.2010.07.034
85. Gião M. S., Pestana D., Faria A., Guimarães J. T., Pintado M. E., Calhau C., Azevedo I., & Malcata F. X. (2010). Effects of extracts of selected medicinal plants upon hepatic oxidative stress. Journal of Medicinal Food, 13: 131-136. DOI: 10.1089/jmf.2008.0323
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88. Fernandes, J., Spindola, H., Sousa, V., Santos-Silva, A., Pintado, M., Malcata, F. & Carvalho, F. (2010). Anti-inflammatory activity of chitooligosaccharides in vivo. Marine Drugs, 8: 1763-1768. DOI: 10.3390/md8061763
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91. Fernandes, J. C., Tavaria, F. K., Fonseca, S. C., Ramos, O. S., Pintado, M. E. & Malcata, F. X. (2010). In Vitro Screening for Antimicrobial Activity of Chitosans and Chitooligosaccharides, Aiming at Potential Uses in Functional Textiles. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 20:311-318. DOI: 10.4014/jmb.0904.04038
92. Fernandes, J., Eaton, P., Gomes, A., Pintado, M., Malcata, F. 2009. Study of the antibacterial effects of chitosans on Bacillus cereus (and its spores) by atomic force microscopy imaging and nanoindentation. Ultramicroscopy, 109, 854-860. DOI: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2009.03.015
93. Gião M. S., Leitão I., Pereira A., Borges A. B., Guedes C. J., Fernandes J. C., Belo L., Santos-Silva A., Hogg T. A., Pintado M.E., and Malcata F. X. 2010. Plant aqueous extracts: Antioxidant capacity via haemolysis and bacteriophage P22 protection. Food Control 21: 633- 638. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2009.08.014
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100. Fernandes, J., Eaton, P, Nascimento, H, Belo, L, Rocha, S, Vitorino, R, Amado, F, Gomes, J, Santos-Silva, A. Pintado, M, Malcata, F X 2008. Effects of Chitooligosaccharides on Human Red Blood Cell Morphology and Membrane Protein Structure. Biomacromolecules 9 (12), 3346-3352. DOI: 10.1021/bm800622f
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103. Madureira, A., Soares, J., Freitas, A., Pintado, M., Gomes, A., Malcata, F. 2008. Sweet whey cheese matrices inoculated with the probiotic strain Lactobacillus paracasei LAFTI® L26. Le lait, 88, 649-665. DOI: 10.1051/dst:2008026
104. Gião, M. S., González-Sanjosé, M. L., Muñiz, P., Rivero-Pérez, M. D., Kosinska M., Pintado M., Malcata, F. X. 2008. Protection of deoxyribose and DNA from degradation by using aqueous extracts of several wild plants. Journal of The Science of Food and Agriculture 88: 633-640. DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.3128
105. Politi, M., Rodrigues, C., Gião, M., Pintado, M., Castro, P. 2008. Antioxidant Principles and Volatile Constituents from the North-western Iberian mint "erva-peixeira", Mentha cervina. Natural Product, 1-4.
106. Gião, M., González-Sanjosé, M., Rivero-Pérez, M., Pereira, C., Pintado, M.,and Malcata F. X. 2007. Infusions of Portuguese Medicinal Plants: Dependence of Final Antioxidant Capacity and Phenolic Content on Extraction Features. Journal of The Science of Food and Agriculture 87:2638-2647. DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.3023
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