ci.nunes

Catarina Nunes
PhD Student
Research Group
BioProt – Grupo de Bioquímica Física de Proteinas; Departamento de Química, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa; Monte da Caparica; 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal
Research Interests
Mechanisms of resistance to heavy metals in sulphate reducing bacteria with potential biotechnological application. Biochemical, spectroscopic and functional characterization of proteins involved in arsenic detoxification. Study of the regulation mechanisms of arsenic resistance operons as well as of operons involved in arsenic methylation.
Main publications
Carneiro AR, Ramos RT, Dall’agnol H, Pinto AC, de Castro Soares S, Santos AR, Guimarães LC, Almeida SS, Baraúna RA, das Graças DA, Franco LC, Ali A, Hassan SS, Nunes CI, Barbosa MS, Fiaux KK, Aburjaile FF, Barbosa EG, Bakhtiar SM, Vilela D, Nóbrega F, Dos Santos AL, Carepo MS, Azevedo V, Schneider MP, Pellizari VH, Silva A. Genome Sequence of Exiguobacterium antarcticum B7, Isolated from a Biofilm in Ginger Lake, King George Island, Antarctica. J. Bacteriol. 194(23-9):6689-90.