Sílvia Martins

PhD Student


Qualifications

  • 2012: PhD Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2008 - 2012: Production of bioactive compounds from Larrea tridentata (a desert bush) using thermophilic fungi in solid state fermentation

Recent Publications

1
Antibacterial activity of crude methanolic extract and fractions obtained from Larrea tridentata leaves
  • Industrial Crops and Products, 41, 306-311, 2013
2
Influence of extraction solvents on the recovery of antioxidant phenolic compounds from brewer’s spent grains
  • Separation and Purification Technology, 108, 152-158, 2013
3
Solid-state fermentation as a strategy to improve the bioactive compounds recovery from Larrea tridentata leaves
  • Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 171(5), 1227-1239, 2013
4
Maximization of fructooligosaccharides and β-fructofuranosidase production by Aspergillus japonicus under solid-state fermentation conditions
  • Food and Bioprocess Technology, 6(8), 2128-2134, 2013
5
Bioactive compounds (phytoestrogens) recovery from Larrea tridentata leaves by solvents extraction
  • Separation and Purification Technology, 88, 163-167, 2012
6
Bioactive phenolic compounds: Production and extraction by solid-state fermentation. A review
  • Biotechnology Advances, 29(3), 365-373, 2011
7
Production, composition, and application of coffee and its industrial residues
  • Food and Bioprocess Technology, 4, 661-672, 2011
8
Extraction of antioxidant phenolic compounds from spent coffee grounds
  • Separation and Purification Technology, 83(1), 173-179, 2011
9
Kinetic study of nordihydroguaiaretic acid recovery from Larrea tridentata by microwave-assisted extraction
  • Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 85(8), 1142-1147, 2010
10
Comparative assessment of antibiotic susceptibility of coagulase-negative staphylococci in biofilm versus planktonic culture as assessed by bacterial enumeration or rapid XTT colorimetry
  • Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 56(2), 331-336, 2005
11
The relationship between inhibition of bacterial adhesion to a solid surface by sub-MICs of antibiotics and subsequent development of a biofilm
  • Research in Microbiology, 156(5-6), 650-655, 2005
12
Effects of growth in the presence of subinhibitory concentrations of dicloxacillin on Staphylococcus epidermidis and Staphylococcus haemolyticus biofilms
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 71(12), 8677-8682, 2005
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