Maria Teresa Matamá

Post-Doc


Qualifications

  • 2008: Doutoramento em Engenharia Têxtil - área Química Têxtil, Universidade do Minho

  • 2015 - 2021: Understanding the molecular basis behind hair shape: development of new strategies to modulate hair morphology from the follicle
  • 2013 - 2015: New functions for known materials: development of in vitro cell culture assays to create multifunctional materials with application in medical, cosmetic and detergency industries

Projects


Research Students


Recent Publications

1
Peptide—protein interactions within human hair keratins
  • International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 101, 805-814, 2017
2
Cutinase promotes dry esterification of cotton cellulose
  • Biotechnology Progress, 32(1), 60-65, 2016
3
Fluorescent quantification of melanin
  • Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research, 29(6), 707-712, 2016
4
A biologically active delivery material with dried-rehydrated vesicles containing the anti-inflammatory diclofenac for potential wound healing
  • Journal of Liposome Research, 26(4), 269-275, 2016
5
Human hair and the impact of cosmetic procedures: a review on cleansing and shape-modulating cosmetics
  • Cosmetics, 3(26), 2016
6
Improved Poly (D,L-lactide) nanoparticles-based formulation for hair follicle targeting
  • International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 37(3), 282-290, 2015
7
Hair coloration by gene regulation: fact or fiction?
  • Trends in Biotechnology, 33(12), 707-711, 2015
8
Enzymatic synthesis of poly(catechin)-antibiotic conjugates: an antimicrobial approach for indwelling catheters
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 99(2), 637-651, 2015
9
Assessment of a protease inhibitor peptide for anti-ageing
  • Protein and Peptide Letters, 22(11), 1041-1049, 2015
10
Design of novel BSA/hyaluronic acid nanodispersions for transdermal pharma purposes
  • Molecular Pharmaceutics, 11(5), 1479-1488, 2014
11
Laccase coating of catheters with poly(catechin) for biofilm reduction
  • Biocatalysis and Biotransformation, 32(1), 2-12, 2014
12
Odorant binding proteins: a biotechnological tool for odour control
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98(8), 3629-3638, 2014
13
  • Lopes, C.; Fonseca, P.; Matamá, T.; Gomes, A.; Louro, C.; Paiva, S.; Vaz, F.
Protective Ag:TiO2 thin films for pressure sensors in orthopedic prosthesis: the importance of composition, structural and morphological features on the biological response of the coatings
  • Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 25(9), 2069-2081, 2014
14
The activity of LE10 peptide on biological membranes using molecular dynamics, in vitro and in vivo studies
  • Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 106, 240-247, 2013
15
In vitro induction of melanin synthesis and extrusion by tamoxifen
  • International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 35(4), 368-374, 2013
16
Direct enzymatic esterification of cotton and Avicel with wild-type and engineered cutinases
  • Cellulose, 20(1), 409-416, 2013
17
Potential of human γD-crystallin for hair damage repair: insights into the mechanical properties and biocompatibility
  • International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 35(5), 458-466, 2013
18
Functionalization of gauzes with liposomes entrapping an anti-inflammatory drug: A strategy to improve wound healing
  • Reactive and Functional Polymers, 73(10), 1328-1334, 2013
19
Production of heterologous cutinases by E. coli and improved enzyme formulation for application on plastic degradation
  • Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, 15(5), 1-13, 2013
20
Chitosan-lignosulfonates sono-chemically prepared nanoparticles: characterisation and potential applications
  • Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 103, 1-8, 2013
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