Cíntia Catarina Sousa Carreira
PhD Student
Research Group
Departamento de Química, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal.
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Research Interests
1. Denitrification pathway, with particular focus on nitrous oxide reductase. Multidisciplinary approaches to identify intermediary species in the reduction of nitrous oxide (electrochemical studies, spectroscopic and kinetic assays) .
2. X-ray crystallography of denitrification enzymes.
3. Identify environmental factors that influence the transcription and translation of nitrous oxide reductase.

Thesis title: Insights into the structure and reactivity of the catalytic site of nitrous oxide reductase
Supervisors: Isabel Moura (UCIBIO, FCT-UNL); Sofia R. Pauleta (UCIBIO, FCT-UNL); Oliver Einsle (Freiburg University, Germany).
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