Angelina S. Palma

Independent Researcher

Assistant Investigator (since 2013)
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Main publications

  • Loureiro LR; Sousa DP; Ferreira D; Chai W; Lima L; Pereira C; Lopes CB; Correia VG; Silva LM; Li C; Santos LL; Ferreira JA; Barbas A; Palma AS; Novo C; Videira PA. 2018. Novel monoclonal antibody L2A5 specifically targeting sialyl-Tn and short glycans terminated by alpha-2-6 sialic acids.. Scientific Reports, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-30421-w
  • Liu Y; Palma AS; Feizi T; Chai W. 2018. Insights Into Glucan Polysaccharide Recognition Using Glucooligosaccharide Microarrays With Oxime-Linked Neoglycolipid Probes.. Methods in Enzymology, DOI: 10.1016/bs.mie.2017.09.001
  • Ribeiro, Diana O., Benedita A. Pinheiro, Ana Luisa Carvalho, and Angelina S. Palma. 2018. Targeting protein-carbohydrate interactions in plant cell-wall biodegradation: the power of carbohydrate microarrays. Carbohydrate Chemistry: Chemical and Biological Approaches Volume 43, 43, DOI: 10.1039/9781788010641-00159
  • Li, Z; Gao, C; Zhang, YB; Palma, AS; Childs, RA; Silva, LM; Liu, Y; Jiang, X; Liu, Y; Chai, WG; Feizi, T. 2018. O-Glycome Beam Search Arrays for Carbohydrate Ligand Discovery. MOLECULAR & CELLULAR PROTEOMICS, 17, DOI: 10.1074/mcp.RA117.000285
  • Liu, Y; McBride, R; Stoll, M; Palma, AS; Silva, L; Agravat, S; Aoki-Kinoshita, KF; Campbell, MP; Costello, CE; Dell, A; Haslam, SM; Karlsson, NG; Khoo, KH; Kolarich, D; Novotny, MV; Packer, NH; Ranzinger, R; Rapp, E; Rudd, PM; Struwe, WB; Tiemeyer, M; Wells, L; York, WS; Zaia, J; Kettner, C; Paulson, JC; Feizi, T; Smith, DF. 2017. The minimum information required for a glycomics experiment (MIRAGE) project: improving the standards for reporting glycan microarray-based data. GLYCOBIOLOGY, 27, DOI: 10.1093/glycob/cww118
  • Zhang, HT; Palma, AS; Zhang, YB; Childs, RA; Liu, Y; Mitchell, DA; Guidolin, LS; Weigel, W; Mulloy, B; Ciocchini, AE; Feizi, T; Chai, WG. 2016. Generation and characterization of beta 1,2-gluco-oligosaccharide probes from Brucella abortus cyclic beta-glucan and their recognition by C-type lectins of the immune system. GLYCOBIOLOGY, 26, DOI: 10.1093/glycob/cww041
  • Palma, AS; Liu, Y; Zhang, HT; Zhang, YB; McCleary, BV; Yu, GL; Huang, QL; Guidolin, LS; Ciocchini, AE; Torosantucci, A; Wang, DN; Carvalho, AL; Fontes, CMGA; Mulloy, B; Childs, RA; Feizi, T; Chai, WG. 2015. Unravelling Glucan Recognition Systems by Glycome Microarrays Using the Designer Approach and Mass Spectrometry. MOLECULAR & CELLULAR PROTEOMICS, 14, DOI: 10.1074/mcp.M115.048272
  • Palma, AS; Feizi, T; Childs, RA; Chai, WG; Liu, Y. 2014. The neoglycolipid (NGL)-based oligosaccharide microarray system poised to decipher the meta-glycome. CURRENT OPINION IN CHEMICAL BIOLOGY, 18, DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2014.01.007

Main research interests

  • Development of glycome-based glycan microarrays for interrogating glycomes and proteomes leading to: 1) glycan ligand discovery and function; and 2) unraveling of glycan-recognition systems
  • Endogenous and microbial glycan recognition systems of biomedical and biotechnological interest and glycan-mediated microbe-host interactions
  • Antibodies for cancer diagnosis and therapy
  • Structure-function integrative approaches combining glycan-microarrays with complementary methodologies such as X-Ray crystallography to characterize glycan-protein interaction


  • PhD in Biochemistry, ITQB, NOVA University of Lisbon (2007)
  • Graduation in Biochemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Algarve (2001)