Publicações

APLICAÇÕES ECOLÓGICAS E ECOLOGIA DE MACROALGAS

  • Nayfach et al. 2021. A genomic catalog of Earth’s microbiomes. Nat Biotechnollink
  • Helmes et al. 2018. Environmental impacts of experimental production of lactic acid for bioplastics from Ulva spp. Sustainability link
  • Amaral-Zettler, L. A. (2021) Latitudinal Diversity Gradients (LDGs) and macroalgal microbiomes: A chimera of biotic and abiotic effects? Journal of Phycology – link
  • Capistrant-Fossa et al. (2021) The microbiome of the habitat-forming brown alga Fucus vesiculosus (Phaeophyceae) has similar cross-atlantic structure that reflects past and present drivers. Journal of Phycologylink
  • Kim et al. (2016) Tolerances to hypo-osmotic and temperature stresses in native and invasive species of Gracilaria (Rhodophyta). Phycologia link
  • Ratcliff et al. (2016) Metal content of kelp (Laminaria digitata) co-cultivated with Atlantic salmon in an Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture system.  Aquaculture link
  • Reis et al. (2016) Seaweed Alaria esculenta as a biomonitor species of metal contamination in Aughinish Bay (Ireland). Ecological Indicators link
  • Domingues et al. (2015) On the bioremediation efficiency of Mastocarpus stellatus (Stackhouse) Guiry, in an integrated multi-trophic aquaculture system. Journal of Applied Phycology link
  • Rebours et al. (2014) Seaweeds: An opportunity for wealth and sustainable livelihood for coastal communities. Journal of Applied Phycology link
  • Bertocci et al. (2012) Benthic assemblages of rock pools in northern Portugal: Seasonal and between-pool variability. Scientia Marina link
  • Abreu et al. (2011) Ecophysiological studies of the non-indigenous species Gracilaria vermiculophylla (Rhodophyta) and its abundance patterns in Ria de Aveiro lagoon, Portugal. European Journal of Phycologylink
  • Araújo et al. (2011) Distribution and population dynamics of the introduced seaweed Grateloupia turuturu (halymeniaceae, rhodophyta) along the Portuguese coast. Phycologia link
  • Bertocci et al. (2010) Canopy-forming species mediate the effects of disturbance on macroalgal assemblages on Portuguese rocky shores. Marine Ecology Progress Serie link
  • Pereira et al. (2008) Nitrogen uptake by gametophytes of Porphyra dioica (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) under controlled-culture conditions. European Journal of Phycology link

MOLÉCULAS DE VALOR ACRESCENTADO

  • Lopes et al. 2023. Mapping the Polar Lipidome of Macroalgae using LC-MS-Based Approaches for Add-Value Applications. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technologylink
  • Marques et al. 2023. Lipidomic characterization and antioxidant activity of macro- and microalgae blend. Lifelink
  • Marques et al. 2021. Seaweed blends as a valuable source of polyunsaturated and healthy fats for nutritional and food applications. Mar. Drugslink
  • Mamede et al. 2021. Spatial variability of elemental fingerprints of sea lettuce (Ulva spp.) and its potential use to trace geographic origin. Algal Researchlink
  • Marques et al. 2021. Screening for health-promoting fatty acids in ascidians and seaweeds grown under the influence of fish farming activities. Mar. Drugslink
  • da Costa et al. 2021. Polar lipids composition, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of the Atlantic red seaweed Grateloupia turuturu. Mar. Drugslink
  • Queirós et al. 2021. Valuable nutrients from Ulva rigida: Modulation by seasonal and cultivation factors. Appl. Sci.link
  • Lopes et al. 2021. Insights of species-specific polar lipidome signatures of seaweeds fostering their valorization in the blue bioeconomy. Algal Researchlink
  • Pimentel et al. 2021. Enzyme-assisted release of antioxidant peptides from Porphyra dioica conchocelis. Antioxidantslink
  • Lopes et al. 2020. Valuing bioactive lipids from green, red and brown macroalgae from aquaculture, to foster functionality and biotechnological applications. Moleculeslink
  • Moreira et al. 2020. Seasonal plasticity of the polar lipidome of Ulva rigida cultivated in a sustainable integrated multi-trophic aquaculture. Algal Researchlink
  • da Costa et al. 2020. Site-specific lipidomic signatures of sea lettuce (Ulva spp., chlorophyta) hold the potential to trace their geographic origin. Biomoleculeslink
  • Marques et al. 2021. Comparative genoprotection ability of wild-harvested vs. aquacultured Ulva rigida coupled with phytochemical profiling. European Journal of Phycologylink
  • Rey et al. 2021. Domesticated populations of Codium tomentosum display lipid extracts with lower seasonal shifts than conspecifics from the wild-relevance for biotechnological applications of this green seaweed. Marine Drugslink
  • Santos et al. 2019. Dietary supplementation with the red seaweed Porphyra umbilicalis protects against DNA damage and pre-malignant dysplastic skin lesions in HPV-transgenic mice. Mar. Drugslink
  • Ferreira et al. 2019. Red seaweeds Porphyra umbilicalis and Grateloupia turuturu display antigenotoxic and longevity-promoting potential in Drosophila melanogaster. European Journal of Phycologylink
  • Lopes et al. 2019. A New Look for the Red Macroalga Palmaria palmata: A seafood with polar lipids rich in EPA and with antioxidant properties. Mar. Drugslink
  • da Costa et al. 2019. Lipidomic signatures reveal seasonal shifts on the relative abundance of high-valued lipids from the brown algae Fucus vesiculosus. Marine drugslink
  • Lopes et al. 2019. Lipidomic signature of the green macroalgae Ulva rigida farmed in a sustainable integrated multi-trophic aquaculture. J Appl Phycollink
  • Silva-Brito et al. (2021b) Improving agar properties of farmed Gracilaria gracilis by using filtered sunlight. Journal Of Applied Phycologylink
  • Moreira et al. (2021) Polar lipids of commercial Ulva spp. of different origins: Profiling and relevance for seaweed valorization. Foods – link
  • Lopes et al. (2018) Lipidomic signature of the green macroalgae Ulva rigida farmed in a sustainable integrated multi-trophic aquaculture. Journal Of Applied Phycology link
  • Neto et al. (2018). Screening of Ulva rigidaGracilaria , Fucus vesiculosus and Saccharina latissima as Functional Ingredients. International Journal Of Molecular Sciences link
  • da Costa et al. (2018) High-resolution lipidomics of the early life stages of the red seaweed Porphyra dioica. Molecules link
  • Barceló-Villalobos et al. (2017) Production of mycosporine-like amino acids from Gracilaria vermiculophylla (Rhodophyta) cultured through one year in an Integrated Multi-trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) System. Marine Biotechnology link
  • da Costa et al. (2017) Valorization of lipids from Gracilaria sp. through lipidomics and decoding of antiproliferative and anti-inflammatory activity. Marine Drugs link
  • Santos et al. (2017) Lipophilic fraction of cultivated Bifurcaria bifurcata R. Ross: Detailed composition and in vitro prospection of current challenging bioactive properties. Marine Drugs link
  • da Costa et al. (2016) Lipidomic approaches towards deciphering glycolipids from microalgae as a reservoir of bioactive lipids. Marine Drugs link
  • Santos et al. (2016) Bioprospecting for lipophilic-like components of five Phaeophyta macroalgae from the Portuguese coast. Journal of Applied Phycology link
  • da Costa et al. (2015) Decoding bioactive polar lipid profile of the macroalgae Codium tomentosum from a sustainable IMTA system using a lipidomic approach. Algal Research link
  • Melo et al. (2015) Lipidomics as a new approach for the bioprospecting of marine macroalgae – unraveling the polar lipid and fatty acid composition of Chondrus crispus. Algal Research link
  • Santos et al. (2015) Chlorophyta and Rhodophyta macroalgae: A source of health promoting phytochemicals. Food Chemistry link
  • Mendes et al. (2013) Antimicrobial activity and lipid profile of seaweed extracts from the North Portuguese Coast. International Food Research Journal link

PROCESSOS BIOTECNOLÓGICOS PARA EXTRAÇÃO DE COMPOSTOS

  • Martins et al. 2021. Extraction of chlorophyll from wild and farmed Ulva spp. using aqueous solutions of ionic liquids. Separation and Purification Technologylink
  • Pinto et al. One-minute synthesis of size-controlled fucoidan-gold nanosystems: Antitumoral activity and dark field imaging. Materials – link
  • Pinheiro et al. 2019. Physicochemical Changes of Air-Dried and Salt-Processed Ulva rigida over Storage Time. Moleculeslink
  • Pais et al. 2019. High pressure extraction of bioactive diterpenes from the macroalgae: Bifurcaria bifurcata: An efficient and environmentally friendly approach. RSC Advanceslink
  • Kantarli et al. (2019) Fuel characteristics and combustion behavior of seaweed-derived hydrochars. Turkish Journal Of Chemistry link
  • Silva et al. (2019) Effect of Oven-Drying on the Recovery of Valuable Compounds from Ulva rigida, Gracilaria sp. and Fucus vesiculosusMarine Drugs link
  • Helmes et al. (2018) Environmental Impacts of Experimental Production of Lactic Acid for Bioplastics from Ulva spp. Sustainability link
  • Vieira et al. (2018) Recovery of carotenoids from brown seaweeds using aqueous solutions of surface-active ionic liquids and anionic surfactants. Separation and Purification Technology link
  • Vieira et al. (2017) Single-step extraction of carotenoids from brown macroalgae using non-ionic surfactants. Separation and Purification Technology link
  • Martins et al. (2016) Recovery of phycobiliproteins from the red macroalga: Gracilaria sp. using ionic liquid aqueous solutions. Green Chemistry link
  • Sousa et al. (2012) Structural, physical, and chemical modifications induced by microwave heating on native agar-like galactans. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry link

PROCESSOS DE PRODUÇÃO E SISTEMAS DE CULTIVO INTEGRADO

  • Figueroa et al. 2020. Short-term effects of increased CO2, nitrate and temperature on photosynthetic activity in Ulva rigida (Chlorophyta) estimated by different pulse amplitude modulated fluorometers and oxygen evolution. Journal of Experimental Botanylink
  • Marques et al. 2021. Effects of photoperiod and light spectra on growth and pigment composition of the green macroalga Codium tomentosum. Journal of Applied Phycologylink
  • Valente et al. 2021. Physical processing or supplementation of feeds with phytogenic compounds, alginate oligosaccharide or nucleotides as methods to improve the utilization of Gracilaria gracilis by juvenile European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Aquaculturelink
  • Baptista et al. 2020. Use of technological processing of seaweed and microalgae as strategy to improve their apparent digestibility coefficients in European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) juveniles. Journal of Applied Phycologylink
  • Batista et al. 2020. Exploring the potential of seaweed Gracilaria gracilis and microalga Nannochloropsis oceanica, single or blended, as natural dietary ingredients for European seabass Dicentrarchus labrax. Journal of Applied Phycologylink
  • Marques et al. 2020. Macroalgae-enriched diet protects gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) against erythrocyte population instability and chromosomal damage induced by aqua-medicines. Journal of Applied Phycologylink
  • Pereira et al. 2019. Marine macroalgae as a dietary source of genoprotection in gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) against endogenous and exogenous challenges. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Toxicology & Pharmacologylink
  • Ghaderiardakan et al. 2019. Analysis of Algal Growth- and Morphogenesis promoting factors in an Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture system for farming Ulva spp. Aquacult Environ Interactlink
  • Marques et al. 2019. Searching for antigenotoxic properties of marine macroalgae dietary supplementation against endogenous and exogenous challenges. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part Alink
  • Silva-Brito et al. (2022) Dietary supplementation with Gracilaria gracilis by-products modulates the immune status and oxidative stress response of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) stimulated with Photobacterium damselae subsp. piscicida. Fish & Shellfish Immunologylink
  • Silva-Brito et al. (2021a) Fish performance, intestinal bacterial community, digestive function and skin and fillet attributes during cold storage of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) fed diets supplemented with Gracilaria by-products. Aquaculturelink
  • Califano et al. (2020) Cultivating the Macroalgal Holobiont: Effects of Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture on the Microbiome of Ulva rigida (Chlorophyta). Front. Mar. Sci. 7:52 – link
  • Silva-Brito et al. (2020) Dietary supplementation with Gracilaria sp. by-products modulates stress response, antioxidant and immune systems of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) exposed to crowding. Journal Of Applied Phycology – link
  • Ghaderiardakani et al. (2019) Analysis of algal growth- and morphogenesis-promoting factors in an integrated multi-trophic aquaculture system for farming Ulva spp.. Aquacult Environ Interact 11:375-391 – link
  • Charrier et al. (2017) Furthering knowledge of seaweed growth and development to facilitate sustainable aquaculture. New Phytologyst link
  • Magnoni et al. (2017) Dietary supplementation of heat-treated Gracilaria and Ulva seaweeds enhanced acute hypoxia tolerance in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata). Biology Open link
  • Patarra et al. (2017) Effects of light, temperature and stocking density on Halopteris scoparia growth. Journal of Applied Phycology link
  • Peixoto et al. (2017) Effects of dietary Gracilaria sp. and Alaria sp. supplementation on growth performance, metabolic rates and health in meagre (Argyrosomus regius) subjected to pathogen infection. Journal of Applied Phycology link
  • Peixoto et al. (2016) Role of dietary seaweed supplementation on growth performance, digestive capacity and immune and stress responsiveness in European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Aquaculture Reports link
  • Azevedo et al. (2015) Impact of cultivation of Mastocarpus stellatus in IMTA on the seaweeds’ chemistry and hybrid carrageenan properties. Carbohydrate Polymers link
  • Pereira et al. (2015) A comparative analysis of carrageenans produced by underutilized versus industrially utilized macroalgae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Marine Algal Extracts, Processes, Products, and Applications link
  • Figueroa et al. (2014) Short-term effects of increasing CO2, nitrate and temperature on three Mediterranean macroalgae: Biochemical composition. Aquatic Biology link
  • Stengel et al. (2014) Short-term effects of CO2, nutrients and temperature on three marine macroalgae under solar radiation. Aquatic Biology link
  • Hilliou et al. (2012) The impact of seaweed life phase and postharvest storage duration on the chemical and rheological properties of hybrid carrageenans isolated from Portuguese Mastocarpus stellatus. Carbohydrate Polymers link
  • Abreu et al. (2011) Nitrogen uptake responses of Gracilaria vermiculophylla (Ohmi) Papenfuss under combined and single addition of nitrate and ammonium. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology – link
  • Abreu et al. (2011) IMTA with Gracilaria vermiculophylla: Productivity and nutrient removal performance of the seaweed in a land-based pilot scale system. Aquaculture link
  • Abreu et al. (2009) Traditional vs. Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture of Gracilaria chilensis C. J. Bird, J. McLachlan & E. C. Oliveira: Productivity and physiological performance. Aquaculture link

FOOD, MARKET & LEGISLATION

  • Caria Mendes & Navalho et al., 2022. Algae as Food in Europe: An overview of species diversity and their application. Foodslink
  • Nova et al. 2020. Foods with microalgae and seaweeds fostering consumers health: a review on scientific and market innovations. Journal of Applied Phycologylink

PROTOCOLOS INTERNOS

  • Atlantic Nori hatchery/nursery (Porphyra dioica and Porphyra umbilicalis) developed and optimised by ALGAplus
  • Land-based modular seaweed cultivation system developed and optimized by ALGAplus