Carlos A. Salgueiro

Research Lab Leader

Associate Professor with "Agregação" (since 2018)
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(+351) 212948300 (ext: 10938)
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Main publications

  • Chabert, V; Babel, L; Fueg, MP; Karamash, M; Madivoli, ES; Herault, N; Dantas, JM; Salgueiro, CA; Giese, B; Fromm, KM. 2020. Kinetics and Mechanism of Mineral Respiration: How Iron Hemes Synchronize Electron Transfer Rates. ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201914873
  • Teixeira, LR; Portela, PC; Morgado, L; Pantoja-Uceda, D; Bruix, M; Salgueiro, CA. 2019. Backbone assignment of cytochrome PccH, a crucial protein for microbial electrosynthesis in Geobacter sulfurreducens. Biomolecular NMR Assignments, 13, DOI: 10.1007/s12104-019-09899-6
  • Fernandes, TM; Morgado, L; Salgueiro, CA; Turner, DL. 2019. Determination of the magnetic properties and orientation of the heme axial ligands of PpcA from Geobacter metallireducens by paramagnetic NMR. JOURNAL OF INORGANIC BIOCHEMISTRY, 198, DOI: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2019.110718
  • Fernandes, TM; Portela, PC; Dantas, JM; Salgueiro, CA. 2018. Microbial electricity production: Biomolecular elucidation of extracellular electron transfer mechanisms of Geobacter metallireducens. FREE RADICAL BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, 120, DOI: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2018.04.287
  • Portela, PC; Fernandes, TM; Dantas, JM; Ferreira, MR; Salgueiro, CA. 2018. Biochemical and functional insights on the triheme cytochrome PpcA from Geobacter metallireducens. ARCHIVES OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOPHYSICS, 644, DOI: 10.1016/

Main research interests

  • Geobacter, electron transfer, heme proteins, cytochromes, extracellular electron transfer, solution structure, biophysical characterization, NMR, bioremediation, microbial electrosynthesis, bioenergy production.


  • PhD in Biochemistry, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (1998)
  • "Agregação" in Structural Biochemistry, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (2016)