Pedro Fevereiro, Group leader


Name:  Manuel Pedro Salema Fevereiro

Citizenship:  Portuguese



ITQB NOVA Plant Cell Biotechnology Laboratory

Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Av. da República, 2780-157 Oeiras – PORTUGAL
Tel: (351) 214 469 447   Fax: (351) 214 411 277


Academic qualifications

2003 - Aggregated Professor in Cellular and Molecular Biology – ITQB - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

1992 - Ph.D. in Cellular Biology – Faculdade de Ciências – Universidade de Lisboa

1982 - Licentiate in Biology - Faculdade de Ciências – Universidade de Lisboa


Professional positions

Assistant Professor - Department of Plant Biology, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Head of Laboratory, Plant Cell Biotechnology Group - ITQB - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Senior Researcher, Plant Biotechnology Program - Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET)

Other appointments

President of the Centre for Biotechnology Information / CiB - Centro de Informação de Biotecnologia

Former president ("Bastonário") of the "Ordem dos Biólogos" (1999-2002)

Former member of the National Council of Ethics for the Life Sciences / Conselho Nacional de Ética para as Ciências da Vida  (2003-2010)


Research interests


Research projects - participation:


Earlier research contracts:




Santos C., Duarte S., Tedesco S., Fevereiro P., Costa R.L. (2017) Expression profiling of Castanea genes during resistant and susceptible interactions with the oomycete pathogen Phytophthora cinnamomi reveal possible mechanisms of immunity. Frontiers in Plant Science 8:515.   [Full text links - Open Access]

Costa O.C., Oliveira D.L., Silva A.R., Barradas A., Crespo J.P., Duque A.S., Fevereiro P. (2016) Reducing etiolation-like effect and flowering in an in vitro micropropagated Trifolium resupinatum elite genotype.  Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 125: 177-181.   [Abstract and full text links]

Cunha J., Ibáñez J., Teixeira-Santos M., Brazão J., Fevereiro P., Martínez-Zapater J.M., Eiras-Dias J.E. (2016) Characterisation of the Portuguese grapevine germplasm with 48 single-nucleotide polymorphisms. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research 22: 504–516.   [Abstract and full text links]

Duque A.S., López-Gómez M., Kráčmarová J., Gomes C.N., Araújo S.S., Lluch C., Fevereiro P. (2016) Genetic engineering of polyamine metabolism changes Medicago truncatula responses to water deficit. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 127: 681–690.   [Abstract and full text links]

Parreira J.R., Bouraada J., Fitzpatrick M.A., Silvestre S., Bernardes da Silva A.B., Marques da Silva J., Almeida A.M., Fevereiro P., Altelaar A.F.M., Araújo S.S. (2016) Differential proteomics reveals the hallmarks of seed development in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Journal of Proteomics 143: 188-198.   [Abstract and full text links]

Ricroch A., Harwood W., Svobodová Z., Sági L., Hundleby P., Badea E.M., Rosca I., Cruz G., Fevereiro M.P.S., Marfà Riera V., Jansson S., Morandini P., Bojinov B., Cetiner S., Custers R., Schrader U., Jacobsen H.J., Martin-Laffon J., Boisron A., Kuntz M. (2016) Challenges facing European agriculture and possible biotechnological solutions. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology 36: 875–883.   [Abstract and full text links]

Santos C., Machado H., Serrazina S., Gomes F., Gomes-Laranjo J., Correia I., Zhebentyayeva T., Duarte S., Bragança H., Fevereiro P., Nelson C.D., Costa R. (2016) Comprehension of resistance to diseases in chestnut. Revista de Ciencias Agrarias 39: 189-193.   [Full text links - Open Access]

Wang X.-H., Zhang C., Fevereiro P., Zhang C. (2016) Screening and characterization of Auricularia delicata strain for mushroom production under tropical temperature conditions to make use of rubberwood sawdust. Research Journal of Biotechnology 11: 26-37.   [Full text links - Open Access]

Alcântara A., Morgado R.S., Silvestre S., Marques da Silva J., Bernardes da Silva A., Fevereiro P., Araújo S.S. (2015) A method to identify early-stage transgenic Medicago truncatula with improved physiological response to water deficit. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 122: 605-616.   [Abstract and full text links]

Alifragkis A., Cunha J., Pereira J., Fevereiro P., Eiras Dias J.E. (2015) Identity, synonymies and homonynies of minor grapevine cultivars maintained in the portuguese ampelographic collection. Ciência e Técnica Vitivinícola 30: 43-52.   [Full text - Open Access]

Carocha V., Soler M., Hefer C., Cassan-Wang H., Fevereiro P., Myburg A.A., Paiva J.A.P., Grima-Pettenati J. (2015) Genome-wide analysis of the lignin toolbox of Eucalyptus grandis. New Phytologist 206: 1297-1313.   [Abstract and full text links]

Cunha J., Zinelabidine L.H., Teixeira-Santos M., Brazão J., Fevereiro P., Martínez-Zapater J.M., Ibáñez J., Eiras-Dias J.E. (2015) Grapevine cultivar 'Alfrocheiro' or 'Bruñal' plays a primary role in the relationship among Iberian grapevines. Vitis 54: 59-65.   [Abstract and full text links]

Duque A.S., Araújo S.S., Fevereiro P., Barradas A., Godinho B., Silva A.R., Crespo J.P. (2015) Development of protocols for micropropagation of elite genotype forage allogamous legume species. Acta Horticulturae 1083: 409-413.   [Abstract and full text links]

Martins L.L., Mourato M.P., Baptista S., Reis R., Carvalheiro F., Almeida A.M., Fevereiro P., Cuypers A. (2014) Response to oxidative stress induced by cadmium and copper in tobacco plants (Nicotiana tabacum) engineered with the trehalose-6-phosphate synthase gene (AtTPS1). Acta Physilogiae Plantarum 36: 755-765.   [Abstract and full text links]

Rispail N., De Matteis L., Santos R., Miguel A.S., Custardoy L., Testillano P.S., Risueño M.C., Pérez-de-Luque A., Maycock C., Fevereiro P., Oliva A., Fernández-Pacheco R., Ibarra M.R., de la Fuente J.M., Marquina C., Rubiales D., Prats E. (2014) Quantum dot and superparamagnetic nanoparticle interaction with pathogenic fungi: internalization and toxicity profile. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 6: 9100-9110.   [Abstract and full text links]

Valiollahi E., Farsi M., Fevereiro P., Kakhki A.M. (2014) Bioinformatic characterization and expression analysis of miRNAs in Solanum lycopersicum. Plant Omics Journal 7: 108-116.   [Full text - Open Access]

Araújo S.S., Duque A.S., Silva J.M., Santos D., Silva A.B., Fevereiro P. (2013) Water deficit and recovery response of Medicago truncatula plants expressing the ELIP-like DSP22. Biologia Plantarum 57: 159-163.   [Abstract and full text links]

Duque A.S., Almeida A.M., Silva A.B., Silva J.M., Farinha A.P., Santos D., Fevereiro P., Araújo S.S. (2013) Abiotic stress responses in plants: unraveling the complexity of genes and networks to survive. In: K. Vahdati and C. Leslie, eds. Abiotic Stress - Plant Responses and Applications in Agriculture. pp. 49-101. InTech.   [Full text link - Open Access]

Nunes C., O'Hara L., Primavesi L.F., Delatte T.L., Schluepmann H., Somsen G.W., Silva A.B., Fevereiro P.S., Wingler A., Paul M.J. (2013) The trehalose 6-phosphate/ SnRK1 signalling pathway primes growth recovery following relief of sink limitation. Plant Physiology 162: 1720-1732.   [Full text links - Open Access]

Nunes C., Primavesi L.F., Patel M.K., Martinez-Barajas E., Powers S.J., Sagar R., Fevereiro P.S., Davis B.G., Paul M.J. (2013) Inhibition of SnRK1 by metabolites: tissue-dependent effects and cooperative inhibition by glucose 1-phosphate in combination with trehalose 6-phosphate. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 63: 89-98.   [Abstract and full text links]

Nunes C., Schluepmann H., Delatte T.L., Wingler A., Silva A.B., Fevereiro P.S., Jansen M., Fiorani F., Wiese-Klinkenberg A., Paul M. (2013) Regulation of growth by the trehalose pathway: relationship to temperature and sucrose. Plant Signaling & Behavior 8: e26626.   [Abstract and full text links]

Santos A.R., Miguel A.S., Macovei A., Maycock C., Balestrazzi A., Oliva A., Fevereiro P.S. (2013) CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots trigger DNA repair and antioxidant enzyme systems in Medicago sativa cells in suspension culture. BMC Biotechnology 13:111.   [Full text - Open Access]

Almeida A.M., Parreira J.R., Santos R., Duque A.S., Francisco R., Tomé D.F.A., Ricardo C.P., Coelho A.V., Fevereiro P. (2012) A proteomics study of the induction of somatic embryogenesis in Medicago truncatula using 2DE and MALDI-TOF/TOF. Physiologia Plantarum 146: 236–249.   [Abstract and full text links]

Cardoso S., Lau W., Eiras Dias J., Fevereiro P., Maniatis N. (2012) A candidate-gene association study for berry colour and anthocyanin content in Vitis vinifera L. PLoS ONE 7(9): e46021.   [Full text link - Open Access]

Pires A.S., Rosa S., Castanheira S., Fevereiro P., Abranches R. (2012) Expression of a recombinant human erythropoietin in suspension cell cultures of Arabidopsis, tobacco and Medicago. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 110: 171-181.   [Abstract and full text links]

Santos A.R., Miguel A.S., Fevereiro P., Oliva A. (2012) Evaluation of cytotoxicity of 3-mercaptopropionic acid-modified quantum dots on Medicago sativa cells and tissues. In: Soloviev M. ed. Nanoparticles in Biology and Medicine. Methods in Molecular Biology 906: 435-449. Humana Press - Springer, New York.   [Abstract and full text links]   [Springer protocol]

Capitão C., Paiva J.A.P., Santos D.M., Fevereiro P. (2011) Medicago truncatula, water deficit modulates the transcript accumulation of components of small RNA pathways. BMC Plant Biology 11:79.   [Full text link - Open Access]

Chaves I., Passarinho J.A.P., Capitão C., Chaves M.M., Fevereiro P., Ricardo C.P.P. (2011) Temperature stress effects in Quercus suber leaf metabolism. Journal of Plant Physiology 168: 1729-1734.   [Abstract and full text links]

Esquível M.G., Amaro H.M., Pinto T.S., Fevereiro P.S., Malcata F.X. (2011) Efficient H2 production via Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Trends in Biotechnology 29: 595-600.   [Abstract and full text links]

Ricardo C.P.P., Martins I., Francisco R., Sergeant K., Pinheiro C., Campos A., Renaut J., Fevereiro P. (2011) Proteins associated with cork formation in Quercus suber L. stem tissues. Journal of Proteomics 74: 1266-1278.   [Abstract and full text links]

Trindade I., Santos D., Dalmay T., Fevereiro P. (2011) Facing the environment: small RNAs and the regulation of gene expression under abiotic stress in plants. In: Shanker A., Venkateswarlu B., eds. Abiotic Stress Response in Plants - Physiological, Biochemical and Genetic Perspectives. pp. 113-136. InTech.   [Full text link - Open Access]

Confalonieri M., Borghetti R., Macovei A., Testoni C., Carbonera D., Fevereiro M.P.S., Rommens C., Swords K., Piano E., Balestrazzi A. (2010) Backbone-free transformation of barrel medic (Medicago truncatula) with a Medicago-derived transfer DNA. Plant Cell Reports 29: 1013-1021.   [Abstract and full text links]

Cunha J., Santos M., Veloso M., Carneiro L., Eiras-Dias J., Fevereiro P. (2010) The Portuguese Vitis vinifera L. germplasm: genetic relations between wild and cultivated vines. Journal of Viticulture and Enology (Ciência e Técnica Vitivinícola) 25: 25-37.   [Full text - pdf]

Cunha J., Teixeira-Santos M., Carneiro L.C., Fevereiro P., Eiras-Dias J.E.J. (2010) Vitis vinifera ssp. sylvestris (Gmeli) Hegi populations in Southern Portugal: Assessing the genetic diversity for its future management and conservation. Czech Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding 46 (Special Issue): S87-S89.   [Full text - pdf]

Cunha J., Teixeira-Santos M., Brazão J., Carneiro L.C., Veloso M., Fevereiro P., Eiras-Dias J.E.J. (2010) Genetic diversity in Portuguese native Vitis vinifera L. ssp. vinifera and ssp. sylvestris. Czech Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding 46 (Special Issue): S54-S56.   [Full text - pdf]

Gallão M.I., Cortelazzo A.L., Fevereiro M.P.S., Brito E.S. (2010) Biochemical and morphological responses to abiotic elicitor chitin in suspension-cultured sugarcane cells. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology 53: 253-260.   [Full text - pdf]

Santos A.R., Miguel A.S., Tomaz L., Malhó R., Maycock C., Vaz Patto M.C., Fevereiro P., Oliva A. (2010) The impact of CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots in cells of Medicago sativa in suspension culture. Journal of Nanobiotechnology 8:24.   [Full text link - Open Acess]

Skevas T., Fevereiro P., Wesseler J. (2010) Coexistence regulations and agriculture production: A case study of five Bt maize producers in Portugal. Ecological Economics 69: 2402­2408.   [Abstract and full text links]

Trindade I., Capitão C., Dalmay T., Fevereiro M.P., Santos D.M. (2010) miR398 and miR408 are up-regulated in response to water deficit in Medicago truncatula. Planta 231: 705-716.   [Abstract and full text links]

Veloso M.M., Almadanim M.C., Baleiras-Couto M.M., Pereira H.S., Carneiro L.C., Fevereiro P., Eiras-Dias J.E. (2010) Microsatellite database of grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) cultivars used for wine production in Portugal. Ciência e Técnica Vitivinícola / Journal of Viticulture and Enology 25: 53-61.   [Full text - pdf]

Campos A., Costa G., Coelho A.V., Fevereiro P. (2009) Identification of bacterial protein markers and enolase as a plant response protein in the infection of Olea europaea subsp. europaea by Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. savastanoi. European Journal of Plant Pathology 125: 603-616.   [Abstract and full text links]

Confalonieri M., Cammareri M., Biazzi E., Pecchia P., Fevereiro M.P.S., Balestrazzi A., Tava A., Conicella C. (2009) Enhanced triterpene sapogenin biosynthesis and root nodulation in transgenic barrel medic (Medicago truncatula Gaertn.) expressing a novel β-amyrin synthase (AsOXA1) gene. Plant Biotecnhology Journal 7: 172-182.   [Abstract and full text links]

Cunha J., Santos M.T., Carneiro L.C., Fevereiro P., Eiras-Dias J.E. (2009) Portuguese traditional grapevine cultivars and wild vines (Vitis vinifera L.) share morphological and genetic traits. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 56: 975-989.   [Abstract and full text links]

Nunes C., Araújo S.S., Silva J.M., Fevereiro P., Silva A.B. (2009) Photosynthesis light curves: a method for screening water deficit resistance in the model legume Medicago truncatula. Annals of Applied Biology 155: 321-332.   [Abstract and full text links]

Paiva J.A.P., Garnier-Géré P.H., Rodrigues J.C., Alves A., Santos S., Graça J., Le Provost G., Chaumeil P., da Silva-Perez D., Bosc A., Fevereiro P., Plomion C. (2008) Plasticity of maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Ait.) wood-forming tissues during a growing season. New Phytologist 179: 1180-1194.   [Abstract and full text links]

Paiva J.A.P., Garcés M., Alves A., Garnier-Géré P., Rodrigues J.C., Lalanne C., Porcon S., Le Provost G., da Silva Perez D., Brach J., Frigerio J.-M., Claverol S., Barré A., Fevereiro P., Plomion C. (2008) Molecular and phenotypic profiling from the base to the crown in maritime pine wood-forming tissues. New Phytologist 178: 283-301.   [Abstract and full text links]

Pires A.S., Cabral M.G., Fevereiro P., Stoger E., Abranches R. (2008) High levels of stable phytase accumulate in the culture medium of transgenic Medicago truncatula cell suspension cultures. Biotechnology Journal 3: 916-923.   [Abstract and full text links]

Szittya G., Moxon S., Santos D.M., Jing R., Fevereiro M.P.S., Moulton V., Dalmay T. (2008) High-throughput sequencing of Medicago truncatula short RNAs identifies eight new miRNA families. BMC Genomics 9: 593.   [Abstract and full text links]

Almadanim M.C., Baleiras-Couto M.M., Pereira H.S., Carneiro L.C., Fevereiro P., Eiras-Dias J.E., Morais L., Viegas W., Veloso M.M. (2007) Genetic diversity of the grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) cultivars most utilized for wine production in Portugal. VITIS - Journal of Grapevine Research 46: 116-119.   [Full text - pdf]

Almeida A.M., Cardoso L.A., Santos D.M., Torné J.M., Fevereiro P.S. (2007) Trehalose and its applications in plant biotechnology. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Plant 43: 167-177.   [Abstract and full text links]

Almeida A.M., Santos M., Villalobos E., Araújo S.S., van Dijck P., Leyman B., Cardoso L.A., Santos D., Fevereiro P.S., Torné J.M. (2007) Immunogold localization study of trehalose-6-phosphate synthase in leaf segments of wild type and transgenic tobacco plants expressing the AtTPS1 gene from Arabidopsis thaliana. Protoplasma 230: 41-49.   [Abstract and full text links]

Almeida A.A., Silva A.B., Araújo S.S., Cardoso L.A., Santos D.M., Torné J.M., Silva J.M., Paul M.J., Fevereiro P.S. (2007) Responses to water withdrawal of tobacco plants genetically engineered with the AtTPS1 gene: a special reference to photosynthetic parameters. Euphytica 154: 113–126.   [Abstract and full text links]

Almeida A.M., Villalobos E., Araújo S.S., Cardoso L.A., Santos D.M., Santos M.A., Fevereiro P.S., Torné J.M. (2007) Electroporation of maize embryogenic calli with the trehalose-6 phosphate synthase gene from Arabidopsis thaliana. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 29: 273–281.   [Abstract and full text links]

Cunha J., Cunha J.P., Carneiro L.C., Fevereiro P., Eiras-Dias J.E. (2007) Carpometric measurements of seeds in the identification of wild ancestors of Vitis vinifera L. Ciência e Técnica Vitivinícola / Journal of Viticulture and Enology 22: 29-34.   [Full text - pdf]

Delgado A., Arroyo López F.N., Brito D., Peres C., Fevereiro P.S., Garrido-Fernández A. (2007) Optimum bacteriocin production by Lactobacillus plantarum 17.2b requires absence of NaCl and apparently follows a mixed metabolite kinetics. Journal of Biotechnology 130: 193-201.   [Abstract and full text links]

Duque A.S., Araújo S.S., Cordeiro M.A., Santos D.M., Fevereiro M.P. (2007) Use of fused gfp and gus reporters for the recovery of transformed Medicago truncatula somatic embryos without selective pressure. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 90: 325-330.   [Abstract and full text links]

Gallão M.I., Cortelazzo A.L., Fevereiro M.P.S., Brito E.S. (2007) Response to chitin in suspension-cultured Citrus aurantium cells. Brazilian Journal of Plant Physiology 19: 69-76.   [Full text - pdf]

Zhang C.H., Fevereiro P.S. (2007) The effect of heat shock on paclitaxel production in Taxus yunnanensis cell suspension cultures: Role of abscisic acid pretreatment. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 96: 506-514.   [Abstract and full text links]

Zhang C.H., Fevereiro P.S., He G.Y., Chen Z.J. (2007) Enhanced paclitaxel productivity and release capacity of Taxus chinensis cell suspension cultures adapted to chitosan. Plant Science 172: 158-163.   [Abstract and full text links]

Duque A.S., Pires A.S., Santos D.M., Fevereiro P. (2006) Efficient somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from long-term cell suspension cultures of Medicago truncatula cv. Jemalong. In Vitro Cellular and Development Biology: Plant 42: 270-273.   [Abstract and full text links]

Abranches R., Marcel S., Arcalis E., Altmann F.,  Fevereiro P., Stoger E. (2005) Plants as bioreactors: a comparative study suggests that Medicago truncatula is a promising production system. Journal of Biotechnology 120: 121-134.   [Abstract and full text links]

Almeida A.M., Villalobos E., Araújo S.S., Leyman B., van Dijk P., Alfaro-Cardoso L., Fevereiro P., Torné J.M., Santos D.M. (2005) Transformation of tobacco with an Arabidopsis thaliana gene involved in trehalose biosynthesis increases tolerance to several abiotic stresses. Euphytica 146: 165-176.   [Abstract and full text links]

Campos A., Rijo-Johansen M.J., Carneiro M.F., Fevereiro P.S. (2005) Purification and preliminary characterisation of Adenosine nucleosidase from Coffea arabica young leaves. Phytochemistry 66: 147-151.   [Abstract and full text links]

Castilho A., Cunha M., Afonso A.R., Morais-Cecílio L., Fevereiro P.S., Viegas W. (2005) Genomic characterization and physical mapping of two fucosyltransferase genes in Medicago truncatula. Genome/Génome 48: 168-176.   [Abstract and full text links]

Delgado A., Brito D., Fevereiro P., Tenreiro R., Peres C. (2005) Bioactivity quantification of crude bacteriocin solutions. Journal of Microbiological Methods 62: 121-124.   [Abstract and full text links]

Araújo S.S., Duque A.S.R.L.A., Santos D.M.M.F., Fevereiro M.P.S. (2004) An efficient transformation method to regenerate a high number of transgenic plants using a new embryogenic line of Medicago truncatula cv. Jemalong. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 78: 123-131.   [Abstract and full text links]

Duque A.S.R.L.A., Araújo S.S., Santos D.M.M.F., Fevereiro M.P.S. (2004) Optimisation of a selection scheme using kanamycin to improve transformation of Medicago truncatula cv. Jemalong. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 78: 277-280.   [Abstract and full text links]

Gemas V.J.V., Almadanim M.C., Tenreiro R., Martins A., Fevereiro P. (2004) Genetic diversity in the Olive tree (Olea europaea subsp. europaea L.) cultivated in Portugal revealed by RAPD and ISSR markers. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 51: 501-511.   [Abstract and full text links]

Svistoonoff S., Laplaze L., Liang J., Ribeiro A., Gouveia M.C., Auguy F., Fevereiro P., Franche C., Bogusz D. (2004) Infection-related activation of the cg12 promoter is conserved between actinorhizal and legume-rhizobia root nodule symbioses. Plant Physiology 136: 3191-3197.   [Abstract and full text links]

Vaz Patto M.C., Pêgo S., Satovic Z., Fevereiro P. (2004) Assessing the genetic diversity of Portuguese maize germplasm using microsatellite markers. Euphytica 137: 63-72.   [Abstract and full text links]

Almeida, A.M., Araújo, S., Cardoso, L.A., Fevereiro, P., Torné, J.M., Santos, D. (2003) Genetic engineering of maize towards desiccation tolerance: electroporation with the trehalose gene. Genetika 35: 111-121.   [Abstract and full text links]

Cantón F.R., Le Provost G., Garcia V., Barré A., Frigério J.-M., Paiva J., Fevereiro P., Ávila C., Mouret J.-F., Brach J., de Daruvar A., Cánovas F.M., Plomion C. (2003) Transcriptome analysis of wood formation in maritime pine. In: Sustainable Forestry, Wood Products & Biotechnology, BIOFOR proceeding. pp. 333-347.

Santos D.M.M.F., Araújo S.S., Duque A.S.R.L., Fevereiro M.P.S. (2003) Reverse transcription-PCR assay to verify gene integrity within plasmid constructs for plant transformation. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 74: 293-296.   [Abstract and full text links]

Gemas V.J.V., Rijo-Johansen M.J., Fevereiro P. (2002) Intra-variability of the Portuguese Olive cultivar Galega Vulgar expressed by RAPD, ISSR and SPAR. Acta Horticulturae 586: 175-178.   [Abstract and full text links]

Pedro A.J.E., Fevereiro P.S., Serralheiro M.L., Aires-Barros M.R. (2002) Study of the stability of Vaccinium myrtillus peroxidase in reverse micellar systems. Biocatalysis and Biotransformation 20: 129-135.   [Abstract and full text links]

Santos D., Fevereiro P. (2002) Loss of DNA methylation affects somatic embryogenesis in Medicago truncatula. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 70: 155-161.   [Abstract and full text links]

Palma A.S., Vila-Verde C., Pires A.S., Fevereiro P.S., Costa J. (2001) A novel plant α4-fucosyltransferase (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) synthetises the Lewisa adhesion determinant. FEBS Letters 499: 235-238.   [Abstract and full text links]

Brito E.S., Pezoa Garcia N.H., Gallão M.I., Cortelazzo A.L., Fevereiro P.S., Braga, M.R. (2001) Structural and chemical changes in cocoa (Theobroma cacao L) during fermentation, drying and roasting. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 81: 281-288.   [Abstract and full text links]

Neves L.O., Tomaz L., Fevereiro M.P.S. (2001) Micropropagation of Medicago truncatula Gaertn. cv. Jemalong and Medicago truncatula ssp. Narbonensis. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 67: 81-84.   [Abstract and full text links]

Delgado A., Brito D., Fevereiro P., Peres C., Figueiredo Marques J. (2001) Antimicrobial activity of L. plantarum, isolated from a traditional lactic acid fermentation of table olives. Le Lait 81: 203-215.   [Abstract and full text links]

Stazi S.R., Fevereiro P., Sermanni G.G., Aires Barros R. (2001) Oxidative polymerization and partial dechlorination of 2,4,6-trichlorophenol by a mixture of peroxidase isozymes from Vaccinium myrtillus. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 76: 210-214.   [Abstract and full text links]

Gemas V.J.V., Rijo-Johansen M.J., Tenreiro R., Fevereiro P. (2000) Inter and intra-varietal analysis of three Olea europaea L. cultivars using the RAPD technique. The Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 75: 312-319.   [Abstract and full text links]

Morna-Gomes A., Serralheiro M.L., Fevereiro P.S., Aires-Barros M.R. (1999) Application of factorial design to the optimization of peroxidase activity in reverse micelles of bis(2-ethylhexyl)sodium sulfosuccinate/isooctane. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 82: 27-36.   [Abstract and full text links]

Neves L.O., Duque S.R.L., Almeida J.S., Fevereiro P. (1999) Repetitive somatic embryogenesis in Medicago truncatula ssp. Narbonensis and M. truncatula Gaernt cv. Jemalong. Plant Cell Reports 18: 398-405.   [Abstract and full text links]

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Last updated on 28 December 2017