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  Vera Lúcia Maria  
  Phone: (+351) 234 370 350 (ext. 22786)  
  e-mail: vmaria@ua.pt  
  Category: Post-Doctoral researcher  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Stress Biology
 
ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Maria VL OR Maria V) and Ad= (Aveiro or Algarve); Research ID= I-5142-2013; ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0331-3489.  
  Direct URL for this page: http://www.cesam.ua.pt/veraluciamaria  
     
  Title: Mechanisms of toxicity of nanomaterials – the use of a genome model to assess the environmental impact
  Supervisor: Mónica Amorim / Christian Huber
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BPD
  Funding entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia/ Foundation for the Science and Technology
  Grant reference: SFRH/BPD/95093/2013
  Start date: 2014-12-01
  End date: 2018-11-30
Academic Degrees

3 October 2003  PhD in Biological Sciences at Biology Department of UA/CESAM. Thesis: Genotoxic Markers Applied to Animal Species of Marine Life. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. António Correia and Co-supervisor: Prof. Dra. Maria Ana Santos.

7 January 1996  Master in Food Sciences and Technology. Technical University of Lisbon / Institute of Chemistry and Biological Technology (ITQB). Dissertation: Characterization of the Fermented Microflora in Traditional Portuguese Sausages. Supervisor: Prof. Dra. Teresa Crespo.

15 July 1993  Degree in Biology (scientific branch) at Biology Department of UA.

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Professional Experience

2014 (1 December)   Postdoctoral Fellow of the Foundation for Science and Technology -(FCT) at the University of Aveiro/CESAM with collaboration of Salzburg University,  with the project "Mechanisms of toxicity of nanomaterials – the use of a genome model to assess the environmental impact" (reference SFRH/BPD/95093/2013).


2014 (1  May)    Post -doctoral Fellow in PEst project/ CESAM/ UA : "Toxicity evaluation of the nanomaterials exposed to soil organisms", with refrence PEst-C/MAR/LA0017/2013.


2013 (1 April)  Post -doctoral Fellow in FUBIA project : Soil Function - Biodiversity And regional variation relationship, reference PTDC/AAC-CLI/103719/2008), the University of Aveiro (UA) / CESAM.


2009  (1 November) Postdoctoral Fellow of the Foundation for Science and Technology -(FCT) (SFRH/BPD/26970/2006- 2nd trienium) at the University of Algarve (UAlg) / CIMA. Member of the Scientific Committee at the Center for Marine and Environmental Research (CIMA).


2006  (1 November) Postdoctoral Fellow (FCT) (SFRH/BPD/26970/2006-1st trienium) at UA and UAlg .
Member of the Scientific Committee at the Center for Marine and Environmental Research (CIMA). Collaborator Member of the Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM).


2003  (1 November) Postdoctoral Fellow (FCT) (SFRH/BPD/14630/2003) at the UA. Integrated Member of CESAM/UA.


2002/2005  Invited Assistant Professor at the Institute of Educational Sciences (ISCE).


1996/99 Invited Assistant Professor at the Institute of Educational Sciences (ISCE).


1997/98 Teacher in a High School.


1996/97 Teacher of 3rd Cycle of Basic Education.

Scientific Research Interests

Specialization Domain: Ecotoxicology - Biomarkers of Genotoxicity (DNA strand breaks, erythrocytic nuclear abnormalities-ENAs), Biotransformation (EROD activity, P450 levels), Oxidative stress (Kinetics and substrates), Metallothioneins; Mutagenicity assay (AMES Test); Environmental contaminants- organics (e.g. PAHs), metals, pharmaceuticals.


Research Interests: Ecotoxicology; Omics (Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics); Environmental contaminants: PAHs, metals, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, microplastics and nanoparticles (metallics).

Projects- previous

2014-2015: BIO- chip Project, Ref. EXPL/AAG-MAA/0180/2013.


2013: FUBIA- Soil Function-Biodiversity relationship and regional variation. Ref.  PTDC/AAC-CLI/103719/2008.


2005 - 2008: Physiological/biochemical and genotoxic responses of aquatic animal species to environmental water xenobiotic contamination. Ref. POCI/MAR/61195/200.


1996 - 2000: Biochemical, genotoxic and morphological biomarkers applied in aquatic animal species exposed to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and resin acids. Ref. PRAXIS/PCNA/C/BIA/175/1996.

Scientific Supervision
Projecto (Co-supervisor): Marina Sofia Cruz Garcia
(not a CESAM member)
Supervisão da parte prática da bolseira de investigação (com mestrado) (Co-supervisor): Maria João Xavier Ribeiro
Supervisão da parte prática de uma aluna de doutoramento (Co-supervisor): Agata Torre
(not a CESAM member)
Supervisão da bolseira para integração na investigação (BIIs) da licenciatura de Biologia Marinha (Co-supervisor): Melanie Batista
(not a CESAM member)
Supervisão do bolseiro para integração na investigação (BIIs) da licenciatura de Biologia Marinha (Co-supervisor): Tiago Braga
(not a CESAM member)
Supervisão da bolseira para integração na investigação (BIIs) da licenciatura de Biologia Marinha (Co-supervisor): Márcia Santos
(not a CESAM member)
Supervisão da parte prática do Projeto de Seminário da aluna de licenciatura em Biologia (Co-supervisor): Anabela Alves Pinto
(not a CESAM member)
Pesquisa (Co-supervisor): Cláudia Peixoto
(not a CESAM member)



Projects
NM-OREO: using a NM-(bio)molecule cOrona approach to undeRstand the mEchanisms of tOxicity - a systems biology environment impact study [see details]

Bio-CHIP - Using a nano titanium library to assess effects on a gene library of Enchytraeus crypticus: building a cheap bio-CHIP [see details]

FUBIA: Soil Function-Biodiversity relationship And regional variation [see details]

Publications
  1. Maria V.L., Gomes T., Barreira L., Bebianno M.J. (NOV 15) Impact of benzo(a)pyrene, Cu and their mixture on the proteomic response of Mytilus galloprovincialis. Aquatic Toxicology. 2013, 144, -284. 1879-1514. (see details) ISI paper
  2. Maria, V.L., Ribeiro, M.J., Guilherme, S., Soares, A.M.V.M., Scott-Fordsmand, J.J., Amorim, M.J.B. (2018) Silver (nano)materials cause genotoxicity in enchytraeus crypticus – as determined by the comet assay. Environmental Toxicology And Chemistry. 37, 1, 184-191. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/etc.3944/abstract
  3. Mendes, L.A., Maria, V.L., Scott-Fordsmand, J.J., Amorim, M.J.B. (2018) Multigenerational exposure of Folsomia candida to silver: Effect of different contamination scenarios (continuous versus pulsed and recovery). Science Of The Total Environment. 631–632, 326-333. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.02.332
  4. Maria V.L., Amorim M.J.B., Bebianno M.J., Dondero F. (2016) Transcriptomic effects of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug Ibuprofen in the marine bivalve Mytilus galloprovincialis Lam. Marine Environmental Research. 119, 31-39. (see details) ISI paper
  5. Ribeiro M.J., Maria V.L., Scott-Fordsmand J.J., Amorim M.J.B. (2015) Oxidative Stress Mechanisms Caused by Ag Nanoparticles (NM300K) are Different from Those of AgNO3: Effects in the Soil Invertebrate Enchytraeus crypticus. International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health. 12, 8, 9589-9602. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/12/8/9589
  6. Mendes L.A., Maria V.L., Scott-Fordsmand J.J., Amorim M.J.B. (2015) Ag Nanoparticles (Ag NM300K) in the Terrestrial Environment: Effects at Population and Cellular Level in Folsomia candida (Collembola). International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health. 12, 10, 12530-12542. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/12/10/12530/html
  7. Maria V.L., Ribeiro M.J., Amorim M.J.B. (2014) Oxidative stress biomarkers and metallothionein in Folsomia candida - responses to Cu and Cd. Environmental Research. 133, 164-169. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2014.05.027
  8. Maria V.L., Bebianno M.J. (2011) Antioxidant and Lipid Peroxidation Responses in Mytilus galloprovincialis exposed to mixtures of Benzo(a)pyrene and Copper. Comparative Biochemistry And Pharmacology. 154, 1, 56-63. (see details) ISI paper
  9. Gonzalez-Rey M., Lau T.C., Gomes T., Maria V.L., Bebianno M.J., Wu R. (2011) Comparison of metal accumulation between 'Artificial Mussel' and natural mussels (Mytilus galloprovincialis) in marine environments. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 63, 5-12, 149-153. (see details) ISI paper
  10. Oliveira M. , Ahmad I., Maria V.L., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2010) Monitoring pollution of coastal lagoon using Liza aurata kidney oxidative stress and genetic endpoints: an integrated biomarker approach. Ecotoxicology. 19, 4, 643-53. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19916048?itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez....
  11. Maria V.L., Ahmad I., Oliveira M. , Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2010) Dicentrarchus labrax L. Kidney Antioxidant Responses, Lipid and DNA Damage at five different sites within the Aveiro Lagoon. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. 19, 5, 790-797. (see details) ISI paper
  12. Oliveira M. , Maria V.L., Ahmad I., Teles M., Serafim A., Bebianno M.J., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2010) Golden grey mullet and sea bass oxidative DNA damage and clastogenic/aneugenic responses in a contaminated coastal lagoon. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 73, 8, 1907-1913. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20825987
  13. Oliveira M., Maria V.L., Ahmad I., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2010) Seasonal Liza aurata tissue-specific DNA integrity in a multi-contaminated coastal lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal). Marine Pollution Bulletin. 60, 10, 1755-1761. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20619864
  14. Oliveira M., Ahmad I., Maria V.L., Ferreira C.S.S., Serafim A., Bebianno M.J., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2010) Evaluation of oxidative DNA lesions in plasma and nuclear abnormalities in erythrocytes of wild fish (Liza aurata) as an integrated approach to genotoxicity assessment. Mutation Research/genetic Toxicology And Environmental Mutagenesis. 703, 2, 83-89. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6T2D-50S2RGH-1...
  15. Oliveira M., Ahmad I., Maria V.L., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2010) Antioxidant responses versus DNA damage and lipid peroxidation in golden grey mullet liver – A field study at Ria de Aveiro (Portugal). Archives Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology. 59, 3, 454-463. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/0276612m36ml6703/
  16. Oliveira, M., Ahmad, I., Maria, V.L., Serafim, A., Bebianno, M.J., Pacheco, M., Santos, M.A. (2010) Hepatic metallothionein concentrations in the golden grey mullet (Liza aurata) - relationship with environmental metal concentrations in a metal-contaminated coastal system in Portugal. Marine Environmental Research. 69, 4, 227-233. (see details) ISI paper
  17. Maria V. L., Gomes T., Bebianno M.J. (2010) Protein expression profiles in Mytilus galloprovincialis exposed to a combination of contaminants. Comparative Biochemistry And Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 157, supplement 1, S46 (see details) ISI paper
  18. Oliveira M., Ahmad I., Maria V.L., Ferreira C.S.S., Serafim A., Bebianno M.J., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2010) Evaluation of oxidative DNA lesions in plasma and nuclear abnormalities in erythrocytes of wild fish (Liza aurata) as an integrated approach to genotoxicity assessment. Mutation Research-genetic Toxicology And Environmental Mutagenesis. 703, 2, 83-89. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: 10.1016/j.mrgentox.2010.08.003
  19. Maria V.L., Ahmad I., Oliveira M., Serafim A., Bebianno M.J., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2009) Wild juvenile Dicentrarchus labrax L. liver antioxidant and damage responses at Aveiro Lagoon, Portugal. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 72, 7, 1861-70. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2009.06.001
  20. Oliveira M., Maria V.L., Ahmad I., Serafim A., Bebianno M.J., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2009) Contamination assessment of a coastal lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal) using defence and damage biochemical indicators in gill of Liza aurata - An integrated biomarker approach. Environmental Pollution. 157, 3, 959-967. (see details) ISI paper
  21. Ahmad I,, Maria VL,, Pacheco M,, Santos MA. (2009) Juvenile sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidant responses following 17beta-estradiol exposure. Ecotoxicology. 18, 8, 974-82. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19593641?itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez....
  22. Maria V.L. , Santos M.A., , Bebianno M.J. (2009) Contaminant Effects in Shore Crabs (Carcinus maenas) from Ria Formosa Lagoon. Comparative Biochemistry And Pharmacology, . part C 150, 2, 196-208.. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpc.2009.04.013
  23. Maria V.L. , Santos M.A., Bebianno M.J. (2009) Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress and Genotoxicity in Mytilus galloprovincialis Cross transplanted at Ria Formosa Lagoon (Southern, Portugal). Ecotoxicology. 18, 8, 1018–1028 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/5m60w821q8n7052w/
  24. Mohmood I., Maria V.L., Oliveira M., Ahmad I., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2008) Seasonal Assessment of a Contaminated Coastal Lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal) Using Dicentrarchus labrax L. Erythrocytic Nuclear Abnormalities. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. 17, 11b, 1924-1931. (see details) ISI paper
  25. Ahmad I., Maria V.L., Oliveira M., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2008) Modulatory role of copper on beta-naphthoflavone-induced DNA damage in European eel (Anguilla anguilla L.). Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 71, 3, 806-812. (see details) ISI paper
  26. Ahmad I., Maria V.L, Oliveira M., Serafim A., Bebianno M.J., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2008) DNA damage and lipid peroxidation versus protection responses in the gill of Dicentrarchus labrax L. from a contaminated coastal lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal). ). Science Of The Total Environment 15; 406 (1-2):298-307. . 406, 1-2, 298-307. (see details) ISI paper
  27. Ahmad I., Maria V.L., Oliveira M., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2006) Oxidative stress and genotoxic effects in gill and kidney of Anguilla anguilla L. exposed to chromium with or without pre-exposure to β-naphthoflavone. Mutation Research. 1, 608, 16-28. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6T2D-4K717XW-1...
  28. Maria V.L., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2006) Anguilla anguilla L. Genotoxic responses after in situ exposure to freshwater wetland (Pateira de Fermentelos, Portugal). Environment International. 32, 4, 510-515. (see details) ISI paper
  29. Santos M.A., Maria V.L. (2005) Abietic, Dehydroabietic Acids and Retene in vitro Effects on Anguilla anguilla L. Liver Microsomal EROD Activity. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin . 14, 8, 698-702. (see details) ISI paper
  30. Maria, V.L., Correia A., Santos M.A. (2005) Anguilla anguilla L. liver EROD induction and genotoxic responses after retene exposure. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 61, 230-238. (see details) ISI paper
  31. Maria V.L., Correia A.C., Santos M.A. (2004) Anguilla anguilla L. Genotoxic and Liver Biotransformation Responses to Abietic Acid Exposure. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 58, 202-210. (see details) ISI paper
  32. Maria V.L., Correia A.C., Santos M.A. (2004) Genotoxic and Liver Biotransformation Responses in Anguilla anguilla L. After Exposure to Dehydroabietic Acid. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin . 1, 13, 56-65. (see details) ISI paper
  33. Maria V.L., Correia A.C., Santos M.A. (2004) Liver and Blood DNA strand breaks in A. anguilla L. after -Naphthoflavone Exposure. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin . 2, 13, 93-97. (see details) ISI paper
  34. Maria V.L., Teles M., Pacheco M., Correia A., Santos M.A. (2004) Biomarker responses along a pollution gradient: effects of paper mill contaminants on caged Anguilla anguilla L. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin . 4, 13, 317-325. (see details) ISI paper
  35. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Santos, M.A. (2004) Genotoxic and Biochemical Responses in Caged Anguilla anguilla L. After Short-Term Exposure to Harbour Waters. Environment International. 29, 923-929. (see details) ISI paper
  36. Teles, M., Teles M, Maria, V.L., Pacheco M, Pacheco, M., Santos M, Santos , M.A. (2004) Anguilla anguilla L. Plasma Cortisol, Lactate and Glucose Responses to Abietic Acid, Dehydroabietic Acid and Retene. Environment International. 29, 995-1000. (see details) ISI paper
  37. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Santos, M.A. (2003) Genotoxic an Hepatic Biotransformation Responses Induced by the Overflow of Pulp Mill and Secondary Treated Effluents in Anguilla anguilla L. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety . 55, 126-137. (see details) ISI paper
  38. Maria V.L., Correia A.C, Gavato C, Santos M.A. (2002) Biotransformation and Genotoxicity Responses to PAHs in two teleost species. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. 9, 11, 609-615. (see details) ISI paper
  39. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Santos, M.A. (2002) Anguilla anguilla L. Biochemical and Genotoxic Responses to Benzo(a)pyrene. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 53, 86-92. (see details) ISI paper
  40. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Santos, M.A. (2002) Benzo(a)pyrene and beta-Naphthoflavone Mutagenic Activation by European Eel (Anguilla anguilla L.) S9 Liver Fraction. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 53, 81-85. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Picot Groz M., Martinez Bueno M. .J., Rosain D., Fenet H., Casellas C., Pereira C., Maria V., Bebianno M. .J., Gomez E. (2014) Detection of emerging contaminants (UV filters, UV stabilizers and musks) in marine mussels from Portuguese coast by QuEChERS extraction and GC-MS/MS. The Science Of The Total Environment. 493 , (see details)
  1. Maria, V.L. (2003) Marcadores Genotoxicos aplicados em Especies animais de Vida Aquatica. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  2. Maria, Vera L. (1996) Caracterização da Microflora Fermentativa em Chouriços Tradicionais Portugueses”. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  1. Maria, V.L., Guilherme, S., Amorim, MJB. (2015) DNA damage in Enchytraeus crypticus – optimization and assessment in Ag materials. . (see details)
  2. Ribeiro M.J./Mendes L.A., Maria V.L., Scott-Fordsmand J.J., Amorim M. J.B. (2015) Oxidative stress of Silver nanomaterials to soft- and hard-bodied soil living invertebrates. (see details)
  3. Maria, V.L., Ribeiro, M. J .and Amorim, M.J.B. (2014) Optimization and validation of oxidative stress markers and metallothionein in Folsomia candida, a case study for Cu and Cd . (see details)
  4. Maria, V.L., Oliveri, C., Gonzalez-Rey, M., Dondero F., Bebianno, M.J. (2013) Mytilus galloprovinciallis Microarray Study Applied To Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs. (see details)
  5. Maria, V.L., Gomes, T., Barreira, L., Bebianno M. J. (2013) Proteomics Effects In Benzo(a)pyrene and Copper Exposed Mediterranean Mussels (Mytilus galloprovincialis). (see details)
  6. Torre, A., Maria, V.L., Gonzalez-Rey, M., Trischitta F., Bebianno, M.J. (2012) Can environmental realistic concentration of ibuprofen alter the protein profile in Mytilus galloprovincialis?. (see details)
  7. Maria,V.L., Oliveri, C., Negri, A., Viarengo, A., Dondero, F., Bebianno, M.J. (2011) Gene Expression Characterization Of Mytilus galloprovincialis Exposed To An Environmental Ibuprofen Concentration. (see details)
  8. Maria,V.L., Oliveri, C., Negri, A., Viarengo, A., Dondero, F., Bebianno, M.J. (2011) Transcriptomic approach to assess the effects of two Ative Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in Mytilus galloprovincialis. (see details)
  9. Maria, V.L., Gomes T., Bebianno, M. J. (2010) Protein expression profiles in Mytilus galloprovincialis exposed to a combination of contaminants. (see details)
  10. Maria, V.L., Bebianno, M.J. (2010) Organs Specificity and the Combined Effects of Environmental Contaminants Binary Mixtures in Mytilus galloprovincialis. (see details)
  11. Maria, V.L., Bebianno M.J. (2010) The Effects of two Model Contaminants (BaP and Cu) individually and in Combination In Antioxidant Mechanism of the common Mussel. (see details)
  12. Maria V.L.,, Santos M.A.,, Bebianno M.J. (2009) Contaminant Effects in Shore Crabs (Carcinus maenas) from Ria Formosa Lagoon. (see details)
  13. Maria V.L.,, Santos M.A., Bebianno M.J. (2009) Contaminant Effects in female and male Carcinus maenas from Ria Formosa Lagoon- Active Biomonitoring Approach. (see details)
  14. Ahmad, I., Maria V.L., Pacheco M. , Santos M.A. (2008) Juvenile sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants response following 17β-Estradiol exposure. (see details)
  15. Ahmad, I., Oliveira, M., Maria, V.L., Pacheco, M., Santos, M.A. (2008) Dicentrarchus labrax L. Plasma Cortisol, Thyroid-Stimulating-Hormone, Free Thyroxine, Free Triiodothyronine, Glucose and Lactate Responses to Contaminated Coastal Waters. (see details)
  16. Ahmad, I., Maria, V.L., Oliveira, M., Mohmood, I. , Pacheco, M., Santos, M.A. (2008) Seasonal Assessment of a Contaminated Coastal Lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal) Using Dicentrarchus labrax L. 8-Hydroxyguanine, DNA strand breakage and Erythrocytic nuclear abnormalities. (see details)
  17. Oliveira, M. , Ahmad, I. , Maria, V.L., Ferreira, C.S.S., Pacheco, M., Santos, M.A. (2008) Studying the possible linkage between 8-hydroxy-2’-deoxyguanosine, DNA integrity and erythrocytic nuclear abnormalities in Liza aurata and its utility in biomonitoring a coastal lagoon. (see details)
  18. Oliveira, M., Ahmad, I. , Maria, V.L., Pacheco, M., Santos M.A. (2008) Liza aurata intermediary metabolism and hormonal responses in Ria de Aveiro pollution monitoring - A seasonal study. (see details)
  19. Oliveira, M., Maria, V.L., Ahmad, I., Pacheco, M., Santos, M.A. (2008) The gill, kidney and liver DNA integrity of Liza aurata in the seasonal assessment of a costal lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal) pollution. (see details)
  20. Oliveira, M., Maria, V.L., Ahmad, I., Pacheco, M., Santos, M.A. (2008) Thyroid Hormones and Stress Responses in field monitoring - An integrated biomarker approach. (see details)
  21. Maria, V.L., Ahmad, I., Oliveira, M., Pacheco, M., Santos, M.A. (2008) Endocrine and Metabolic Seasonal Responses of D. labrax L. Captured From a Contaminated Estuary (Aveiro Lagoon, Portugal). (see details)
  22. Maria, V.L., Ahmad, I., Oliveira, M. , Teles, M. , Pacheco, M., Santos M.A. (2008) The Use of Selected Genotoxicity Assays in D. labrax and L. aurata: A Validation Study in Aveiro Coastal Lagoon (Portugal). (see details)
  23. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Santos, M.A. (2005) Genotoxic and liver biotransformation responses in Anguilla anguilla l. after exposure to dehydroabietic acid. (see details)
  24. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Santos, M.A. (2005) Anguilla anguilla l. Genotoxic responses after exposure to Pateira de Fermentelos freshwaters. (see details)
  25. Maria, V.L., Teles, M., Pacheco, M., Correia, A.C., Santos , M.A. (2004) ). Biomarker responses in a polluted river: effects of pulp mill contaminants on caged Anguilla anguilla L. (see details)
  26. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Santos, M.A. (2004) Anguilla anguilla L. genotoxic and liver biotransformation responses to abietic acid exposure. (see details)
  27. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Santos, M.A. (2002) Genotoxic an Hepatic Biotransformation Responses Induced by the Overflow of Pulp Mill and Secondary Treated Effluents on Anguilla anguilla L. (see details)
  28. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Santos, M.A. (2002) Genotoxic and biochemical responses in caged Anguilla anguilla L. after short-term exposure to harbour waters. (see details)
  29. Teles, M., Maria, V.L., Pacheco, M., Santos, M.A. (2002) Plasma Cortisol, Lactate and Glucose Responses to Abietic Acid, Dehydroabietic Acid and Retene. (see details)
  30. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Santos, M.A. (2001) Genotoxicity measured as DNA strand-breaks. (see details)
  31. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Santos, M.A. (2001) Anguilla anguilla L. Biochemical and Genotoxic Responses to Benzo(a)pyrene. (see details)
  32. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Santos, M.A. (2001) Benzo(a)pyrene mutagenic activation by Anguilla anguilla L. S9 liver fraction. (see details)
  33. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Santos, M.A. (2001) European Eel exposed to Benzo(a)pyrene: DNA strand breaks, Erythrocytic Nuclear Abnormalities and Biotransformation Responses. (see details)
  34. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Santos, M.A. (2001) Anguilla anguilla L. biochemical and genotoxic responses to benzo(a)pye. (see details)
  35. Maria, V.L., Correia, A.C., Gravato, C., Pacheco, M., Santos , M.A. (2000) Anguilla anguilla L. liver and blood DNA break strands after exposure to beta-naphthoflavone. (see details)
  36. Maria V.L., Spinola Rodrigues F., Barreto Crespo M.T. (-) Microbial composition of Portuguese dry smoked sausages- influence of intrinsic and extrinsic factors. International Symposium “Exploration of Microbial Diversity. (see details)
  37. Arteiro R., Maria V., Santos M. A. (-) Genotoxicidade e Stress Oxidativo em Ratinhos expostos a Acessulfame K. (see details)