Luís Abrunhosa

Post-Doc


Qualifications

  • 2008: PhD Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2001: Master Program on Biotechnology - Bioprocess Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 1998: Biology, Universidade de Aveiro

Honors and Awards

  • 2015: Aflatoxins Detoxification by Gamma Irradiation. Best Poster Presentation Prizes: Session 1 - Industrial and Food Microbiology Biotechnology - Microbiotec15

Courses

  • ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )

  • 2015 - 2017: Lactic acid bacteria to prevent and reduce mycotoxin occurrence
  • 2008 - 2015: Biological decontamination of ochratoxin A using an enzyme from A. niger
  • 2003 - 2008: Estratégia para o controlo de ocratoxina A em alimentos
  • 2001 - 2003: Risk Assessment and Integrated Ochratoxin A (OTA) management in grape and wine
  • 1999 - 2001: Isolamento de fungos filamentosos e produção de micotoxinas em uvas

Projects


Research Students


Selected Publications

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  • Taheur, Fadia Ben; Fedhila, Kais; Chaieb, Kamel; Kouidhi, Bochra; Bakhrouf, Amina; Abrunhosa, Luís
Adsorption of aflatoxin B1, zearalenone and ochratoxin A by microorganisms isolated from Kefir grains
  • International Journal of Food Microbiology, 251, 1-7, 2017
2
Olive pomace valorization by Aspergillus species: lipase production using solid-state fermentation
  • Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 96(10), 3583-3589, 2016
3
Combined bioremediation and enzyme production by Aspergillus sp. in olive mill and winery wastewaters
  • INTERNATIONAL BIODETERIORATION & BIODEGRADATION, 110, 16-23, 2016
4
Probiotic-loaded microcapsule system for human in situ folate production: Encapsulation and system validation
  • Food Research International, 90, 25-32, 2016
5
A Review of Mycotoxins in Food and Feed Products in Portugal and Estimation of Probable Daily Intakes
  • Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 56(2), 249-265, 2016
6
Uso de Pediococcus parvulus para a degradação e destoxificação biológica de ocratoxina A, respetivo método e kit
  • National Patent (INPI), PT 107534 A, 2015
7
Zearalenone and its derivatives α-Zearalenol and β-zearalenol decontamination by Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains isolated from bovine forage
  • Toxins, 7(8), 3297-3308, 2015
8
Enhancing the bioconversion of winery and olive mill wastes mixtures into lignocellulolytic enzymes and animal feed by Aspergillus uvarum using a packed-bed bioreactor
  • Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 63(42), 9306-9314, 2015
9
Ocratoxina A e outras micotoxinas
  • In A.S Curvelo-Garcia, Paulo Barros. Química Enológica - Métodos Analíticos: Avanços recentes no controlo da qualidade de vinhos e de outros produtos vitivinícolas, Publindústria - Edições Técnicas, 2015. ISBN: 978-989-723-118-6
10
Biodegradation of ochratoxin A by Pediococcus parvulus isolated from Douro wines
  • International Journal of Food Microbiology, 188, 45-52, 2014
11
Antifungal activity of silver colloidal nanoparticles against phytopathogenic fungus (Phomopsis sp.) in soybean seeds
  • International Journal of Biological, Veterinary, Agricultural and Food Engineering, 8(9), 928-933, 2014
12
Screening of winery and olive mill wastes for lignocellulolytic enzyme production from Aspergillus species by solid-state fermentation
  • Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 4(3), 201-209, 2014
13
Integrated use of residues from olive mill and winery for lipase production by solid state fermentation with Aspergillus sp.
  • Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 172(4), 1832-1845, 2014
14
Irradiation for mold and mycotoxin control: a review
  • Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 13(5), 1049-1061, 2014
15
Fungos produtores de micotoxinas
  • Microbiologia, 2(2), 2013
16
Lipase production by Aspergillus ibericus using olive mill wastewater
  • Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 36(3), 285-291, 2013
17
Optimization of process parameters for the production of an OTA-hydrolyzing enzyme from Aspergillus niger under solid-state fermentation
  • Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering, 112(4), 351-355, 2011
18
A fluorescence-LC method with NDA pre-column derivatization for fumonisin B2 determination in black Aspergilli cultures
  • JOURNAL OF LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY & RELATED TECHNOLOGIES, 34(15), 1594-1603, 2011
19
Incidence of fumonisin B2 production by Aspergillus niger in Portuguese wine regions
  • Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 59(3), 7514-7518, 2011
20
HPLC method for simultaneous detection of aflatoxins and cyclopiazonic acid
  • World Mycotoxin Journal, 3(3), 225-231, 2010
21
Biodegradation of ochratoxin A for food and feed decontamination
  • Toxins, 2(5), 1078-1099, 2010
22
In vitro antifungal effect of EDTA disodium salt in tested black aspergilli
  • Asian Journal of Biochemistry, 3(3), 178-181, 2008
23
The condensation of salicylaldehydes and malononitrile revisited: synthesis of new dimeric chromene derivatives
  • Journal of Organic Chemistry, 73(5), 1954-1962, 2008
24
Assessing the degradation of ochratoxin a using a bioassay: the case of contaminated winery wastewater
  • Water Science and Technology, 56(2), 55-61, 2007
25
Antifungal activity of a novel chromene dimer
  • JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGY, 34(12), 787-792, 2007
26
Isolation and purification of an enzyme hydrolyzing ochratoxin A from Aspergillus niger
  • Biotechnology Letters, 29(12), 1909-1914, 2007
27
Degradation of ochratoxin A by proteases and by a crude enzyme of Aspergillus niger
  • Food Biotechnology, 20(3), 231-242, 2006
28
Determination of ochratoxin a in wine grapes: comparison of extraction procedures and method validation
  • Analytica Chimica Acta, 513(1), 41-47, 2004
29
Black Aspergillus species as ochratoxin A producers in Portuguese wine grapes
  • International Journal of Food Microbiology, 88(1), 63-68, 2003
30
Use of ozone to reduce molds in a cheese ripening room
  • Journal of Food Protection, 66, 2355-2358, 2003
31
Ochratoxin A risk assessment in Portuguese wines, a one-year case study
  • Le Bulletin de l'OIV - Revue Internationale, 76(869-870), 618-634, 2003
32
Biodegradation of Ochratoxin A by fungi isolated from grapes
  • Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 50(25), 7493-7496, 2002
33
The effect of culture preservation techniques on patulin and citrinin production by Penicillium expansum Link
  • Letters in Applied Microbiology, 35(4), 272-275, 2002
34
Mycotoxin production from fungi isolated from grapes
  • Letters in Applied Microbiology, 32(4), 240-242, 2001
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