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Eulália Fernanda Alves de Carvalho Pereira
Assistant Professor
Collaborator
Research Group
Design of Molecules and NanoMaterials for Therapy and Diagnosis
Departamento de Química e Bioquímica Faculdade de Ciências Universidade do Porto
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Research Interests
Development of new methodologies to synthesize nanoparticles (metallic, silica, magnetite and composite)
Study of the interaction of nanoparticles with proteins
Nanotoxicology
Development of methods for the specific detection of biological molecules
Main publications
1. Controlled Synthesis of 2-D and 3-D Dendritic Platinum Nanostructures.
Y. Song, Y. Yang, C. J. Medforth, E. Pereira, A. K. Singh, H. Xu, Y. Jiang, C. J. Brinker, F. van Swol, J. A. Shelnutt
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 635-645.
2. “Probing Surface Properties of Cytochrome c at Au Bionanoconjugates”, Gomes, I.; Santos, N. C.; Oliveira, L. M. A.; Quintas, A.; Eaton, P.; Pereira, E.; Franco, R. J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, 16340-16347.
3. “Green photocatalytic synthesis of stable Au and Ag nanoparticles”, Quaresma, P.; Soares, L.; Contar, L.; Carvalho, P.A.; Franco, R.; Pereira, E. Green Chem. 2009, 11, 1889-1893
4. “One-pot synthesis of triangular gold nanoplates allowing broad and fine tuning of edge length” Adelaide Miranda, Eliana Malheiro, Elzbieta Skiba, Pedro Quaresma, Patrícia A. Carvalho, Peter Eaton, Baltazar de Castro, John A. Shelnutt and Eulália Pereira Nanoscale 2010, 2, 2209-2216; doi: 10.1039/C0NR00337A
5. “New insights into the use of magnetic force microscopy to discriminate between magnetic and nonmagnetic nanoparticles” Cristina S. Neves, Pedro Quaresma, Pedro V. Baptista, Patrícia A. Carvalho, João Pedro Araújo, Eulália Pereira and Peter Eaton Nanotechnology 2010, 21, 305706 (9 p.); doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/21/30/305706
6. “Bionanoconjugates of tyrosinase and peptide-derivatised gold nanoparticles for biosensing of phenolic compounds” J. Cortez, E. Vorobieva, D. Gralheira, I. Osório, L. Soares, N. Vale, E. Pereira, P. Gomes, R. Franco J. Nanoparticle Res. 2011, 13, 1101–1113; doi 10.1007/s11051-010-0099-8
7. “Synthesis of gold nanocubes in aqueous solution with remarkable shape-selectivity” Adelaide Miranda, Eliana Malheiro, Peter Eaton, Patrícia A. Carvalho, Baltazar de Castro and Eulália Pereira J. Porph. Phthal. 2011, 15, 441-448; DOI No: 10.1142/S1088424611003367
8. “Gold nanoparticle-based fluorescence immunoassay for malaria antigen detection” Bassem S. S. Guirgis, Cláudia Sá e Cunha, Inês Gomes, Miguel Cavadas, Isabel Silva, Gonçalo Dória, Gregory L. Blatch, Pedro V. Baptista, Eulália Pereira, Hassan M. E. Azzazy, Maria M. Mota, Miguel Prudêncio, Ricardo Franco Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 2012, 402, 1019-27; DOI: 10.1007/s00216-011-5489-y
9. “Effect of surface coating on the biodistribution profile of gold nanoparticles in the rat.” Tiago Morais, Maria Elisa Soares, José Alberto Duarte, Leonor Soares, Sílvia Maia, Paula Gomes, Eulália Pereira, Sónia Fraga, Helena Carmo, Maria de Lourdes Bastos Eur. J. Pharm. Biopharm. 2012, 80, 185-93; DOI: 10.1016/j.ejpb.2011.09.005
10. "Europium-polyoxometalates encapsulated into silica nanoparticles: characterization and photoluminescence studies" Cristina S. Neves, Carlos M. Granadeiro, Luís Cunha-Silva, Duarte Ananias, Sandra Gago, Gabriel Feio, Patricia A. Carvalho, Peter Eaton, Salete S. Balula, Eulália Pereira Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 2877-2886; DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201201482
11. "Star-shaped magnetite@gold nanoparticles for protein magnetic separation and SERS detection." Pedro Quaresma, Inês Osório, Gonçalo Dória, Patrícia A. Carvalho, Andre M Pereira, Judith Langer, Joao P Araujo, Isobel Pastoriza-Santos, Luis M. Liz-Marzán, Ricardo Franco, Pedro V Baptista and Eulália Pereira RSC Adv. 2013, Accepted Manuscript; DOI: 10.1039/C3RA46762G