Paula Rodrigues

PhD Student


  • 2011: PhD Program on Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2007 - 2011: Caracterização da micoflora e do perfil de micotoxinas na amêndoa e castanha de Trás-os-Montes desde a produção à comercialização

Recent Publications

Toxic reagents and expensive equipment: are they really necessary for the extraction of good quality fungal DNA?
  • Letters in Applied Microbiology, 66(1), 32-37, 2018
Aspergillus westerdijkiae as a major ochratoxin A risk in dry-cured ham based-media
  • International Journal of Food Microbiology, 241, 244-251, 2017
Description of a strain from an atypical population of Aspergillus parasiticus that produces aflatoxins B only, and the impact of temperature on fungal growth and mycotoxin production
  • European Journal of Plant Pathology, 139(4), 655-661, 2014
Incidence and diversity of the fungal genera Aspergillus and Penicillium in Portuguese almonds and chestnuts
  • European Journal of Plant Pathology, 137(1), 197-209, 2013
Mycobiota and mycotoxins of almonds and chestnuts with special reference to aflatoxins
  • Food Research International, 48, 76-90, 2012
Aflatoxigenic fungi and aflatoxins in Portuguese almonds
  • TheScientificWorldJournal, No. 471926, 1-9, 2012
Three new species of Aspergillus section Flavi isolated from almonds and maize in Portugal
  • Mycologia, 104(3), 682-697, 2012
Species identification of Aspergillus section Flavi isolates from Portuguese almonds using phenotypic, including MALDI-TOF ICMS, and molecular approaches
  • Journal of Applied Microbiology, 111(4), 877-892, 2011
HPLC method for simultaneous detection of aflatoxins and cyclopiazonic acid
  • World Mycotoxin Journal, 3(3), 225-231, 2010
A polyphasic approach to the identification of aflatoxigenic and non-aflatoxigenic strains of Aspergillus Section Flavi isolated from Portuguese almonds
  • International Journal of Food Microbiology, 129(2), 187-193, 2009
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