• Since  2018: Assistant Professor, Universidade do Minho

Recent Publications

Constancy of the bioactivities of propolis samples collected on the same apiary over four years
  • Food Research International, 119, 622-633, 2019
Light exposure during growth increases riboflavin production, reactive oxygen species accumulation and DNA damage in Ashbya gossypii riboflavin-overproducing strains
  • FEMS Yeast Research, 19(1), foy114, 2019
Antioxidant and antigenotoxic activities of Ginkgo biloba L. leaf extract are retained after in vitro gastrointestinal digestive conditions
  • European Journal of Nutrition, (In Press), 2019
Quantitative assessment of DNA damage in the industrial ethanol production strain Saccharomyces cerevisiae PE-2
  • FEMS Yeast Research, 18(8), foy101, 2018
  • Carvalho, D.O.; Oliveira, R.; Johansson, B.; Guido, L.F.
Dose-dependent protective and inductive effects of xanthohumol on oxidative DNA damage in saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Food Technology and Biotechnology, 54(1), 60-69, 2016
  • Cruz, M.; Antunes, P.; Paulo, L.; Ferreira, A.M.; Cunha, A.; Almeida-Aguiar, C.; Oliveira, R.
Antioxidant and dual dose-dependent antigenotoxic and genotoxic properties of an ethanol extract of propolis
  • RSC Advances, 6(55), 49806-49816, 2016
  • Khouaja, W.; Oliveira, R.; Raies, A.; Dias, A.C.P.
Antifungal activity of the essential oils from Cupressus arizonica var. arizonica and var. glabra
  • Industrial Crops and Products, 77, 614-623, 2015
  • Carmello, J.C.; Pavarina, A.C.; Oliveira, R.; Johansson, B.
Genotoxic effect of photodynamic therapy mediated by curcumin on Candida albicans
  • FEMS Yeast Research, 15(4), 2015
  • Viana, F.; Lage, O.M.; Oliveira, R.
High ultraviolet C resistance of marine Planctomycetes
  • Antonie van Leeuwenhoek International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology, 104(4), 585-595, 2013
  • Oliveira, R.; Johansson, B.
Quantitative DNA damage and repair measurement with the yeast comet assay
  • Methods in Molecular Biology, 920, 101-109, 2012
  • Marques, F.; Azevedo, F.; Johansson, B.; Oliveira, R.
Stimulation of DNA repair in Saccharomyces cerevisiae by Ginkgo biloba leaf extract
  • Food and Chemical Toxicology, 49(6), 1361-1366, 2011
  • Azevedo, F.; Marques, F.; Fokt, H.; Oliveira, R.; Johansson, B.
Measuring oxidative DNA damage and DNA repair using the yeast comet assay
  • Yeast, 28(1), 55-61, 2011
  • Ferreira, C.; Van Voorst, F.; Martins, A.; Neves, Luisa; Oliveira, R.; Kielland-Brandt, M.C.; Lucas, C.; Brandt, Anders
A member of the sugar transporter family, Stl1p is the glycerol/H + symporter in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Molecular Biology of the Cell, 16(4), 2068-2076, 2005
  • Oliveira, R.; Lucas, C.
Expression studies of GUP1 and GUP2, genes involved in glycerol active transport in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, using semi-quantitative RT-PCR
  • Current Genetics, 46(3), 140-146, 2004
Yeast orthologues associated with glycerol transport and metabolism
  • FEMS Yeast Research, 5(1), 51-62, 2004
  • Oliveira, R.; Lages, F.; Silva-Graça, M.; Lucas, C.
Fps1p channel is the mediator of the major part of glycerol passive diffusion in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: Artefacts and re-definitions
  • Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Biomembranes, 1613(1-2), 57-71, 2003
  • Holst, B.; Lunde, C.; Lages, F.; Oliveira, R.; Lucas, C.; Kiell; -Br; t, M.C.
GUP1 and its close homologue GUP2, encoding multimembrane-spanning proteins involved in active glycerol uptake in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Molecular Microbiology, 37(1), 108-124, 2000
  • Neves, M.L.; Oliveira, R.P.; Lucas, C.M.
Metabolic flux response to salt-induced stress in the halotolerant yeast Debaryomyces hansenii
  • Microbiology, 143(4), 1133-1139, 1997
  • Oliveira, R.P.; Lages, F.; Lucas, C.
Isolation and characterisation of mutants from the halotolerant yeast Pichia sorbitophila defective in H+/glycerol symport activity
  • FEMS Microbiology Letters, 142(2-3), 147-153, 1996
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