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Scientific literature

Research Papers
  1. A. Cristina S. Rocha, Catarina Teixeira, C. Marisa R. Almeida, M. Clara P. Basto, M. A. Reis-Henriques, Marta Ferreira, Laura Guimarães, “Assessing contamination from maritime trade and transportation on iberian waters: impact on Platichthys flesus, 2021, Environmental and Sustainability Indicators, 9, 100098 (10 pages), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indic.2020.100098
  2. Alves, A.; Costa, P.; Pinto, M.; Ferreira, D.; Correia-da-Silva, M. Small Molecules of Marine Origin as Potential Anti-Glioma Agents. Molecules 2021, 26, 2707. DOI: 10.3390/molecules26092707. Selected for issue cover: https://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/26/9 
  3. Barroso C, Carvalho P, Gonçalves JFM, Rodrigues PNS, Neves JV. Antimicrobial Peptides: Identification of two Beta-Defensins in a Teleost Fish, the European Sea Bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Pharmaceuticals. 2021; 14(6):566. https://doi.org/10.3390/ph14060566  
  4. Basto, A., Calduch, J., Oliveira, B., Petit, L., Sá, T., Maia, M. R. G., Cabral-Fonseca, S., Matos, E., Pérez-Sánchez, J., & Valente, L. M. P. (2021). The use of defatted Tenebrio molitor larvae meal as a main protein source is supported in European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) by data on growth performance, lipid metabolism and flesh quality. Frontiers in Physiology, 12(659567). DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2021.659567 
  5. Basto, A., Valente, L. M. P., Conde-Sieira, M., & Soengas, J. L. (2021). Central regulation of food intake is not affected by inclusion of defatted Tenebrio molitor larvae meal in diets for European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Aquaculture (737088). DOI: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2021.737088
  6. Bellver, M.; Costa, S.L.d.; Sanchez, B.A.; Vasconcelos, V.; Urbatzka, R. Inhibition of Intestinal Lipid Absorption by Cyanobacterial Strains in Zebrafish Larvae. Mar. Drugs 2021, 19, 161.
  7. Durães, F.; Palmeira, A.; Cruz, B.; Freitas-Silva, J.; Szemerédi, N.; Gales, L.; da Costa, P.M.; Remião, F.; Silva, R.; Pinto, M.; Spengler, G.; Sousa, E. Antimicrobial Activity of a Library of Thioxanthones and Their Potential as Efflux Pump Inhibitors. Pharmaceuticals 2021, 14, 572. https://doi.org/10.3390/ph14060572
  8. Durães, F.; Resende, D.I.S.P.; Palmeira, A.; Szemerédi, N.; Pinto, M.M.M.; Spengler, G.; Sousa, E. Xanthones Active against Multidrug Resistance and Virulence Mechanisms of Bacteria. Antibiotics 2021, 10, 600. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics10050600
  9. Fernandes, J. P., Almeida, C. M. R., Salgado, M. A., Carvalho, M. F., & Mucha, A. P. (2021). Pharmaceutical Compounds in Aquatic Environments—Occurrence, Fate and Bioremediation Prospective. Toxics, 9(10), 257. https://doi.org/10.3390/toxics9100257
  10. Ferreira, M. S.; Resende, D. I. S. P.; Lobo, J. M. S.; Sousa, E.; Almeida, I. F., Marine Ingredients for Sensitive Skin: Market Overview. Mar. Drugs 2021, 19 (8), 464. https://doi.org/10.3390/md19080464  
  11. Ferreira, M., Teixeira, C., Abreu, H., Silva, J., Costas, B., Kiron, V., Valente, L. (2021). Nutritional value, antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of micro- and macroalgae, single or blended, unravel their potential use for aquafeeds. J Appl Phycol. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10811-021-02549-2  
  12. Montenegro, I. P. F. M., Mucha, A. P., Tomasino, M. P., Gomes, C. R., & Almeida, C. M. R. (2021). Alkylphenols and Chlorophenols Remediation in Vertical Flow Constructed Wetlands: Removal Efficiency and Microbial Community Response. Water, 13(5), 715. MDPI AG.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/w13050715
  13. Moreira, L.; Almeida, J.; Saraiva, L.; Cidade, H.; Pinto, M. Chalcones as promising antitumor agents by targeting with the p53 pathway: an overview and new insights in drug-likeness. Molecules 2021, 26,3737. DOI: 10.3390/molecules26123737 
  14. Pereira, D.; Gonçalves, C.; Martins, B.T.; Palmeira, A.; Vasconcelos, V.; Pinto, M.; Almeida, J.R.; Correia-da-Silva, M.; Cidade, H. Flavonoid Glycosides with a Triazole Moiety for Marine Antifouling Applications: Synthesis and Biological Activity Evaluation. Mar. Drugs 2021, 19, 5. https://doi.org/10.3390/md19010005 
  15. Pinto, M.M.M.; Palmeira, A.; Fernandes, C.; Resende, D.I.S.P.; Sousa, E.; Cidade, H.; Tiritan, M.E.; Correia-da-Silva, M.; Cravo, S. From Natural Products to New Synthetic Small Molecules: A Journey through the World of Xanthones. Molecules 2021, 26, 431. (DOI: 10.3390/molecules26020431)
  16. Ramos‐Pinto, L., Machado, M., Calduch‐Giner, J., Pérez‐Sánchez, J. Dias, J., Conceição, L.C., Silva, T.S., Costas, B. (2021) Dietary Histidine, Threonine, or Taurine Supplementation Affects Gilthead Seabream (Sparus aurata) Immune Status. Animals:11,1193. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11051193 
  17. Ribeiro, I., Girão, M., Alexandrino, D. A. M., Ribeiro, T., Santos, C., Pereira, F., Mucha, A. P., et al. (2020). Diversity and Bioactive Potential of Actinobacteria Isolated from a Coastal Marine Sediment in Northern Portugal. Microorganisms, 8(11), 1691. MDPI AG. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms8111691
  18. Rodrigues, S.M., Almeida, C. M. R., Ramos, S., Microplastics contamination along the coastal waters of NW Portugal, 2020, Case Studies in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 2, 100056, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cscee.2020.100056
  19. Santos, D., Félix, L., Luzio, A., Bellas, J., Monteiro, S.M. 2021. Single and combined acute and subchronic toxic effects of microplastics and copper in zebrafish (Danio rerio) early life stages. Chemosphere, 77: 130262, ISSN 0045-6535, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.130262  
  20. Santos, D., Luzio, A., Matos, C.; Bellas, J., Monteiro, S.M.; Félix, L. 2021. Microplastics alone or co-exposed with copper induce neurotoxicity and behavioral alterations on zebrafish larvae after a subchronic exposure. Aquatic Toxicology, 105814. 10.1016/j.aquatox.2021.105814  
    Thesis & Dissertations

    MSc

    1. Mariana Moutinho. 2021. Optimized production of cyanobacteria to stimulate anti-obesity activity. MSc student of Applied Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology of the Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal (Supervisor: Ralph Urbatzka, co-supervisor: Vítor Vasconcelos). 
    2. Diogo Lopes. 2021. Exploring microalgal derivatives for antifouling application: bioactivity and ecotoxicity. MSc in Applications in Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology. Supervisor: Joana R. Almeida; Co-supervisor: Prof Vitor Vasconcelos. Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto. 
    3. Joana Gomes. 2021. Hybrids of Flavonoids and Cinnamic Acid Derivatives Combining Photoprotection and Antioxidant Activity. Mestrado em Química Farmacêutica, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto. 
    4. Sónia Ribeiro. 2021. Characterization of natural products in cone snails from the Cabo Verde archipelago, MSc in Molecular and Cell Biology, FCUP University of Porto. (supervisor – Jorge Neves, co-supervisor – Ralph Urbatzka). 

    PhD

    1. Neves, A.R. 2021. Overcoming environmental problems associated with antifouling agents: synthesis of Nature-inspired Nontoxic agents and immobilization in polymeric coatings. Supervisor – Professora Doutora Marta Correia da Silva. Co-supervisor – Professora Doutora Maria Emília Pereira de Sousa. Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto. PhD thesis.
    Communications

    1. Almeida, J.R.; Neves, A.R.; Pereira, D.; Vilas Boas, C.; Resende, D.; Vasconcelos, V.; Pinto, M.; Silva, E.; Sousa, E.; Cidade, H.; Correia-da-Silva, M. Playing with chemical diversity to protect marine biodiversity. XXVII National Meeting of the Portuguese Chemical Society, Braga, Portugal, July 14-16, 2021. Read more here
    2. Basto, A., Gonçalves, A.T., Ferreira, M., & Valente, L.M.P. (2021). European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) gut microbiota modulation by diets with defatted Tenebrio molitor larvae meal as main protein source. Aquaculture Europe 2021, Madeira (Portugal)
    3. Basto, A., Marques, A., Silva, A., Sá, T., Oliveira, M.B.P.P, Sousa, V., Matos, E., & Valente, L.M.P. (2021). Defatted Tenebrio molitor can fully replace fish meal in diets for market-sized European sea bass still assuring muscle sensory attributes and the recommended level of EPA + DHA for human consumption. Aquaculture Europe 2021, Madeira (Portugal)
    4. Basto, A., Marques, A., Silva, A., Sá, T., Oliveira, M.B.P.P, Sousa, V., Matos, E., & Valente, L.M.P. (2021). Impact of defatted Tenebrio molitor on nutritional, organoleptic and sensory quality of market-sized European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). VIII Workshop of Animal Science Doctoral Programme from School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of Porto University, Porto (Portugal)
    5. Basto, A., Valente, L.M.P., Conde-Sieira, M., & Soengas, J.L. (2021). Central regulation of food intake is not affected by inclusion of defatted Tenebrio molitor larvae meal in diets for European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Aquaculture Europe 2021, Madeira (Portugal)
    6. Basto, A., Valente, L.M.P., Conde-Sieira, M., & Soengas, J.L. (2021). Does the inclusion of defatted Tenebrio molitor larvae meal in diets for European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) have impact on central regulation of food intake? Blue Think Conference 2021, Matosinhos (Portugal)
    7. Cátia Vilas-Boas, Francisca Carvalhal, Joana R. Almeida, Emília Sousa, Vitor Vasconcelos, Madalena Pinto, Maria J. Calhorda, Elisabete R. Silva, Marta Correia-da-Silva. From the sea to the sea: the promising of a sulfated marine-inspired compound as an eco-friendly additive for marine antifouling coatings. Joint meeting for plant and human sulfur biology and glucosinolates, Sevilla, September 26 – 30, 2021. Read more here
    8. Mariana Ferreira, Carla Teixeira, Helena Abreu, Joana Silva, Benjamin Costas e Luísa M.P. Valente. Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Micro- and Macroalgae, single or blended, unravel their potential use for aquafeeds. Aquaculture Europe 2020, April 12-15, 2021, Cork, Ireland. Read more here
    9. Martins, N.; Vieira, L.; Couto, A.; Serra R. C., Oliva-Teles, A.; Peres, H.; Castro C., 2021. Oleic acid decreases feed-intake in European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) juveniles. Oral presentation at European Aquaculture 2021 – Funchal Madeira 
    10. Matias R., Gomes S., Barboza L., Guilhermino L., Valente L. (2021). Microplastic occurrence in European seabass Dicentrarchus labrax produced in a recirculation aquaculture system (RAS): a case study. VIII Workshop of Animal Science Doctoral Programme from School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of Porto University, Porto (Portugal). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2021.737088
    11. Matias R., Valente, L. 2021. Microplastic contamination in fish: What´s in store for us?. Oral presentation at FOR-MAR – Indústria conserveira. 
    12. Neves, A.R.; Ruivo, R.; Sousa, J.; Gomes, L.; Faria, S.; Sousa, E.; Pinto, M.; Santos, M.; Mergulhão, F.; Silva, E.R.; Correia da Silva, M. Synthesis, antibiofilm properties and application into marine coatings of a new eco-friendly polyphenolic compound. 4th International Conference on Biomimetics and Bioadhesives – COST action CA 15216, February 18-19, 2021, Aveiro, Portugal. Read more here
    13. R. Urbatzka, N. Silva, M. Reis, A. Carrasco del Amor, S. Cristobal, V. Vasconcelos (2021). Hydroxypheophytine a, a known molecule with novel bioactivity towards obesity. 12th European Conference on Marine Natural Products, ECMNP, Galway, Ireland (virtual), Aug 30 – Sep 01 2021. (oral presentation).
    14. Rangel, F., Gasco, L., Gai, F., Oliva Teles, A., Enes, P., Serra, C., Pereira, F.C., 2021. Modulation of European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) gut microbiota by dietary insect meal. Oral presentation at European Aquaculture 2021 – Funchal Madeira 
    15. Rangel, F., Santos, R.A., Monteiro, M., Gasco, L., Gai, F.,Oliva Teles, A., Enes, P., Serra, C., 2021. Isolation of putative probiotics with chitin-metabolizing abilities from European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) gut microbiota. Oral presentation at European Aquaculture 2021 – Funchal Madeira 
    16. Tiago Ribeiro, Mariana Reis, Vitor Vasconcelos, Ralph Urbatzka (2021). Bioactivity screening of cyanobacterial compounds with anti-diabetic potential using zebrafish as model organism. Blue Think Conference, 23th & 24th September (virtual format), Matosinhos, Portugal. (oral presentation) 
    17. Vilas-Boas, C.; Silva, E. R.; Resende, D.; Sousa, E.; Vasconcelos, V.; Pinto, M.; Almeida, J. R.; Correia-da-Silva, M. Anti-settlement properties of polymeric coatings containing ecofriendly synthetic xanthones. 4th International Conference on Biological and Biomimetic Adhesives – COST action CA 15216, February 18-19, 2021, Aveiro, Portugal. Read more here

       

      Posters

      1. Ana C. Fonseca, Maria F. Carvalho, Vítor Vasconcelos, Mariana Reis , Ralph Urbatzka (2021). Cyanobacteria and Actinobacteria – a source of novel bioactive molecules with biotechnological applications for obesity and appetite. Blue Think Conference, 23th & 24th September (virtual format), Matosinhos, Portugal.
      2. Ana C. Fonseca, Maria F. Carvalho, Vítor Vasconcelos, Mariana Reis, Ralph Urbatzka (2021). Appetite Reduction as a promising Anti-Obesity target: Bioprospecting Cyanobacteria and Actinobacteria for the Discovery of novel Bioactive Compounds. 12th European Conference on Marine Natural Products, ECMNP, Galway, Ireland (virtual format), Aug 30 – Sep 01 2021.
      3. Moutinho, S., Peres, H., Martins, N., Castro, C., Oliva-Teles, A., 2021. Total dietary fishmeal replacement with Hermetia illucens pre-pupae larvae meal: effects on growth and liver oxidative stress status of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) juveniles. Poster, European Aquaculture 2021, Funchal, Madeira
      4. Natália Silva, Mariana Alves Reis, Vitor Vasconcelos, Ralph Urbatzka (2021). VALIDATION OF BIOACTIVITY BASED MOLECULAR NETWORKING FOR ANTI OBESITY NATURAL PRODUCTS DISCOVERY. 12th European Conference on Marine Natural Products, ECMNP, Galway, Ireland (virtual), Aug 30 – Sep 01 2021. (poster)
      5. Sónia Ribeiro, Ralph Urbatzka, Vitor Vasconcelos, Jorge Neves (2021). Characterization of natural products in cone snails from the Cabo Verde archipelago. Blue Think Conference, 23th & 24th September (virtual format), Matosinhos, Portugal.
      6. Tiago Ribeiro, Mariana Reis, Vítor Vasconcelos and Ralph Urbatzka (2021). BIOACTIVITY SCREENING OF CYANOBACTERIA WITH POTENTIAL FOR DIABETES USING ZEBRAFISH. 12th European Conference on Marine Natural Products, ECMNP, Galway, Ireland (virtual), Aug 30 – Sep 01 2021.

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