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Cláudia Oliveira

Cláudia Oliveira

Invited Assistant Professor

  • Department: Biology Department
  • Research Group: Stress Biology
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : RID=A-7859-2012


Research Projects

2010-2013: "SEAGULL - Identification of nonpoint sources of faecal pollution in a natural environment: contributing data for risk assessment" (PTDC/AAC-AMB/109155/2008). Principal Investigator: Anabela Pereira, University of Aveiro.


2005-2008: "Assessing conformational stability of aspartic proteinases with biotechnological and medical relevance - Unfolding/refolding of dimeric and monomeric proteins" (POCI/QUI/60791/2004). Principal Investigator: Marlene Barros, Portuguese Catholic University.


1999-2001: "How do Organic Solvents Affect Cardosin A and Cardosin B Activity and Structure. The use of Cardosins in New Strategies and New Tactics for Routine Peptide Synthesis" (Praxis/P/Qui/10131/98). Principal Investigator: Marlene Barros, University of Aveiro.

Academic degrees

BSc in Biology, University of Aveiro, 1997 MSc in Molecular Microbiology, University of Aveiro, 2001 PhD in Biology, University of Aveiro, 2007 Post Doc in Molecular Microbiology, University of Aveiro (SFRH/BPD/65820/2009) - March 2010-February 2013 Molecular Microbiology Lab http://biomicrolab.web.ua.pt/

Research interests

Experience in


Protein purification; Protein stability; Molecular microbiology


Research interests


Plasmid mediated gene transfer in environmental samples; Plasmid roles in microbial communities adaptation; Variability of plasmid associated genetic features.


Other interests


Antimicrobial activity determinations of natural and synthetic composites.

Scientific Supervision

In progress
Concluded

Projects

In progress
Concluded
  • Impact of phytoremediation processes on bacterial communities from Pb and Cd contaminated soils See more
  • GEMOVE: Genes in motion: Mobile genes in microbial communities, how to catch them? See more
  • PhytoMarsh - The phytosphere of salt-marsh plants: an underexplored microbial hot-spot See more
  • SEAGULL- Identification of nonpoint sources of faecal pollution in a natural environment: contributing data for risk assessment See more
  • Assessing conformational stability of aspartic proteinases with biotechnological and medical relevance – Unfolding/refolding of dimeric and monomeric proteins See more

Publications

WoS Papers (18)
Sarmento AC, Oliveira CS, Duarte AS, Pires E, Barros MT (2006) Evaluation of cardosin A as a probe for limited proteolysis in non-aqueous environments - complex substrates hydrolysis. In: Research interests. Enzyme And Microbial Technology. 38, 3/4, 415-421.
Shnyrova A.V., Oliveira C.S., Sarmento A.C., Barros M.T., Zhadan G.G., Roig M.G., Shnyrov V.L. (2006) Effect of acetonitrile on Cynara cardunculus L. cardosin A stability. In: Research interests. Int J Biol Macromol. 39, 4-5, 273-9.
Sarmento A.C., Oliveira C.S., Pires E.M., Halling P.J., Barros M.T. (2004) Evaluation of cardosin A as a proteolytic probe in the presence of organic solvents. In: Research interests. Journal Of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic. . 31, 4-6, 137-141.
Sarmento A.C., Oliveira C.S., Pires E.M., Amado F, Barros M.T. (2004) Reverse hydrolysis by cardosin A. Specificity considerations. In: Research interests. Journal Of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic.. 28, 1, 33-37.
Sarmento A.C., Oliveira C.S., Pires E.M., Halling P.J., Barros M.T. (2003) Cardosin A as a model aspartic proteinase for the study of organic solvent effects. I. An overview on catalytic and structural aspects. In: Research interests. Journal Of Molecular Catalysis. B: Enzymatic. 21, 1-2, 19-23.
Pina D.G., Oliveira C.S., Sarmento A.C., Barros M.T., Pires E.M., Zhadan G.G., Villar E., Gavilanes F., Shnyrov V.L (2003) Thermostability of cardosin A from Cynara cardunculus L. In: Research interests. Thermochimica Acta. 71218, 1-12.
Sarmento A.C., Oliveira C.S., Pereira A.O., Esteves V.I., Moir A.J.G., Saraiva J., Pires E., Barros M. (2009) Unfolding of cardosin A in organic solvents and detection of intermediaries. In: Research interests. Journal Of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic. 57, 115-122.
Cardoso T., Oliveira C., Sarmento A.C., Pereira A., Nutley M.A., Jess T., Kelly S.M., Cooper A., Price N.C., Pires E., Barros M. (2009) Acetonitrile-induced unfolding of porcine pepsin A. A proposal for a critical role of hydration structures in conformational stability. In: Research interests. International Journal Of Biological Macromolecules. 45, 3, 213-220.
Sarmento A.C., Lopes H., Oliveira C.S., Vitorino R., Samyn B., Sergeant K., Debyser G., van Beeumen J., Domingues P., Amado F., Pires E., Domingues M.R.M., Barros M.T. (2009) Multiplicity of aspartic proteinases from Cynara cardunculus L. In: Research interests. Planta. 230, 429-439.
Oliveira C.S., Sarmento A.C., Pereira A., Correia I., Pessoa J.C., Esteves V.I., Fonseca H., Pires E., Barros M. (2009) Non-native states of cardosin A induced by acetonitrile: activity modulation via polypeptide chains rearrangements. In: Research interests. Journal Of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic. 61, 274-278.
Oliveira C.S., Lázaro B., Azevedo J.N., Henriques I., Almeida A., Correia A. (2012) New Molecular Variants of Epsilon and Beta IncP-1 Plasmids are Present in Estuarine Waters. In: Research interests. Plasmid. 67, 252-258.
Azevedo J.S.N., Ramos I., Araújo S., Oliveira C.S., Correia A., Henriques I. (2012) Spatial and temporal analysis of estuarine bacterioneuston and bacterioplankton using culture-dependent and culture-independent methodologies. In: Research interests. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 101, 819-835.
Moura A., Oliveira C., Henriques I., Smalla K., Correia A. (2012) Broad diversity of conjugative plasmids in integron-carrying bacteria from wastewater environments. In: Research interests. Fems Microbiology Letters. 330, 2, 157-164.
Azevedo J.S.N., Araújo S., Oliveira C.S., Correia A., Henriques I. (2013) Analysis of antibiotic resistance in bacteria isolated from the surface microlayer and underlying water of an estuarine environment. In: Research interests. Microbial Drug Resistance. 19, 64-71.
Oliveira C.S, Moura A., Henriques I., Brown C.J., Rogers L.M., Top E.M., Correia A. (2013) Comparative genomics of IncP-1 epsilon plasmids from water environments reveals diverse and unique accessory genetic elements. In: Research interests. Plasmid. 70, 3, 412–419
Seabra M.P., Grave L., Oliveira C., Alves A., Correia A., Labrincha J.A. (2014) Porcelain stoneware tiles with antimicrobial action. In: Research interests. Ceramics International. 40, 4, 6063-6070. 1873-3956.
Henriques I., Tacao M., Leite L., Fidalgo C., Araujo S., Oliveira C., Alves A. (2016) Co-selection of antibiotic and metal(loid) resistance in gram-negative epiphytic bacteria from contaminated salt marshes. In: Research interests. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 109, 1, 427-434.
Capela M.N., Tobaldi D.M., Oliveira C., Pereira A., Duarte A.S., Seabra M.P., Fernandes M.H.V. (2017) Bioactivity and antibacterial activity against E. coli of calcium-phosphatebased glasses: Effect of silver content and crystallinity. In: Research interests. Ceramics International. 43, 16, 13800-13809.
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Books (0)
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Thesis (6)
Oliveira C.S. (2007) Estados conformacionais da cardosina A. In: Research interests. PhD Thesis.
Oliveira C.S. (2001) Efeito dos solventes orgânicos na estrutura secundária da cardosina A. In: Research interests. MSc Thesis.
Cortez M.T.S.C. (2009) Abordagem molecular na resolução de problemas com biocorrosão. In: Research interests. MSc Thesis.
Pinto B.L. (2010) Plasmídeos com Gama Alargada de Hospedeiros em Ambientes Estuarinos. In: Research interests. MSc Thesis.
Lara Torres Conde (2017) Diversidade de Plasmídeos no ambiente e desenvolvimento de ferramentas moleculares para a sua caracterização. In: Research interests. MSc Thesis.
Lara Torres Conde (2017) Diversidade de Plasmídeos no ambiente e desenvolvimento de ferramentas moleculares para a sua caracterização. In: Research interests. MSc Thesis.
Communications (30)
Sarmento A.C., Oliveira Cláudia S., Pereira A. O., Esteves Valdemar, Saraiva Jorge, Correia Isabel, Pessoa João Costa, Pires Euclides, Barros Marlene (2006) Using Cardosina A as a Model protein. In: Research interests.
Oliveira C. (2001) Conformational Study of cardosine A in organic solvents by limited proteolysis and FTIR spectroscopy. In: Research interests.
Sarmento A.C., Pereira A.O., Oliveira C.S., Pina D., Shnyrova A., Shnyrov V., Pires E., Barros M.T. (2004) A conformational and functional approach: effects of acetonitrile and chemical denaturants on an aspartic proteinase, cardosin A. In: Research interests.
Sarmento A.C., Oliveira C.S., Pina D., Shnyrov V., Halling P.J., Pires E., Villar E., Barros M.T. (2001) Cardosin A as a model aspartic proteinase for studies of enzyme behaviour in the presence of organic solvents. In: Research interests.
Sarmento A.C., Oliveira C.S., Pereira A., Pires E.M., Barros M.T. (2007) A case study: cardosin A as a model for aspartic proteinases conformational stability. In: Research interests.
Silva P., Sarmento A.C., Oliveira C.S., Pires E., Barros M. (2006) Conformational effect of acetonitrile on an aspartic proteinase, Cardosin A. In: Research interests.
Sarmento A.C., Oliveira C.S., Pereira A. O., Pires E., Barros M. (2006) Using organic solvents to characterise conformational intermediaries of protein unfolding. In: Research interests.
CS Oliveira, , AC Sarmento, DG Pina, H Fonseca, E Pires, V Shnyrov, M Barros (2003) Stability of cardosin A from Cynara cardunculus L: a dimeric aspartic proteinase. In: Research interests.
Sarmento A.C., Oliveira C.S., Pires E., Barros M. (2003) The potential of cardosin A as a proteolytic probe. In: Research interests.
Sarmento A.C., Oliveira C.S., Cardoso T., Fonseca H., Pires E., Barros M. (2002) How proteins can be characterised using organic solvents. In: Research interests.
Oliveira C.S., Sarmento A.C., Pires E., Barros M. (2000) Towards an Understanding of Cardosin A Behaviour in Biphasic Systems. In: Research interests.
Sarmento A.C., Oliveira C.S., Pereira A. O., Cardoso T., Barros M. (2005) Old techniques with nowadays applications and promising perspectives. In: Research interests.
Sarmento A.C., Oliveira C.S., Halling P., Pires E., Barros M. (2002) Studies of enzyme behaviour in non-conventional environments. In: Research interests.
Oliveira C.S., Sarmento A.C., Pina D., Shnyrov V., Fonseca H., Pires E., Barros M. (2002) Limited proteolysis in mixed organic-aqueous solvent systems. A new tool for protein structure assessment. In: Research interests.
Oliveira C.S., Sarmento A.C., Pina D., Shnyrov V., Pires E., Barros M. (2001) An overview of structural stability studies of proteins: cardosin A a plant aspartic proteinase with antifibrotic potential. In: Research interests.
Sarmento A.C., Barros M., Pires E. (1998) The Application of two Aspartic Proteinases, Cardosins A and B on Peptide Synthesis. In: Research interests.
Pina D., Oliveira C.S., Sarmento A.C., Barros M., Villar E., Shnyrov V. (2001) Structural stability of cardosin A an aspartic proteinase from Cynara cardunculus L. In: Research interests.
Oliveira C.S., Sarmento A.C., Esteves V., Duarte A., Pina D., Shnyrov V., Pires E., Barros M. (2001) Conformational study of cardosin A in organic solvents by limited proteolysis and FTIR spectroscopy. In: Research interests.
Pina D., Oliveira C.S., Sarmento A.C., Barros M., Villar E., Shnyrov V.L. (2002) Desnaturalización térmica y química de las cardosinas A, B y A0. In: Research interests.
Cardoso T., Sarmento A.C., Oliveira C.S., Pires E., Barros M. (2004) Understanding the effects of acetonitrile on pepsin stability. In: Research interests.
Sarmento A.C., Lopes H., Oliveira C.S., Vitorino R., Pires E., Domingues P., Domingues M.R., Barros M. (2005) Purification and characterisation of aspartic proteinases from C. cardunculus L. In: Research interests.
Oliveira C., Nina J., Moura A., Henriques I., Correia A. (2008) Bacterioneuston versus bacterioplankton: culture independent approach to screen for broad host range plasmids, antibiotic resistance and integron gene sequences. In: Research interests.
Azevedo J., Ramos I., Oliveira C., Henriques I., Correia A. (2009) Unraveling differences between bacterioplankton and bacterioneuston: universal or specific primers?. In: Research interests.
Oliveira C.S, Bresciani V., Almeida A., Correia A. (2009) Conjugative gene transfer and BHR plasmids incidence from the SML and subsurface waters: an estuary from Portugal as a case study. In: Research interests.
Oliveira C.S, Almeida A., Correia A. (2010) Does the surface microlayer environment select for specific microbial communities? Investigating the role of horizontal gene transfer. In: Research interests.
Oliveira C.S, Lázaro B., Henriques, I., Almeida A., Correia, A. (2011) Epsilon and beta incP-1 plasmids are present in estuarine aquatic environments, a new source of BHR plasmids. In: Research interests.
Oliveira C.S, Moura A., Henriques I., Rogers L., Brown C, Top E., Correia A (2012) Comparative genomics and resistance phenotypes of IncP-1epsilon plasmids from estuarine waters. In: Research interests.
Martins S., Moura A., Oliveira C., Correia A. (2013) The gene pool of sequenced plasmids – what can we learn?. In: Research interests.
Araújo S., Tacão M., Leite L., Oliveira C., Alves A., Henriques I. Effect of metal contamination on antibiotic resistance traits in epiphytic bacteria. . In: Research interests.
Araújo S., Tacão M., Leite L., Oliveira C., Alves A., Henriques I. Effect of metal contamination on antibiotic resistance traits in epiphytic bacteria. In: Research interests.
Other Publications (2)
Sarmento A.C., Lopes H., Oliveira C.S., Vitorino R., Pires E.M., Domingues P., Domingues M.R., Barros M.T. (2005) Purification and characterisation of aspartic proteinases from C. cardunculus L.. FEBS J. 272 Suppl 1. In: Research interests.
Oliveira C.S., Sarmento A.C., Pina D., Shnyrov V., Pires E., Barros M. (2001) Structural stability characterisation of cardosin A from Cynara cardunculus L.: enzymic, spectroscopic and calorimetric studies. Arquivos de Patologia, vol. XXXIII supp. In: Research interests.

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