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

  • Dantas, JM; Silva, MA; Pantoja-Uceda, D; Turner, DL; Bruix, M; Salgueiro, CA. 2017. Solution structure and dynamics of the outer membrane cytochrome OmcF from Geobacter sulfurreducens. BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-BIOENERGETICS, 1858, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2017.03.007
  • Dantas, JM; Brausemann, A; Einsle, O; Salgueiro, CA. 2017. NMR studies of the interaction between inner membrane-associated and periplasmic cytochromes from Geobacter sulfurreducens. FEBS LETTERS, 591, DOI: 10.1002/1873-3468.12695
  • Ferreira, MR; Dantas, JM; Salgueiro, CA. 2017. Molecular interactions between Geobacter sulfurreducens triheme cytochromes and the electron acceptor Fe(III) citrate studied by NMR. DALTON TRANSACTIONS, 46, DOI: 10.1039/c6dt04129a
  • Morgado, L; Lourenco, S; Londer, YY; Schiffer, M; Pokkuluri, PR; Salgueiro, CA. 2014. Dissecting the Functional Role of Key Residues in Triheme Cytochrome PpcA: A Path to Rational Design of G-sulfurreducens Strains with Enhanced Electron Transfer Capabilities. PLoS One, 9, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105566
  • Morgado, L; Paixao, VB; Schiffer, M; Pokkuluri, PR; Bruix, M; Salgueiro, CA. 2012. Revealing the structural origin of the redox-Bohr effect: the first solution structure of a cytochrome from Geobacter sulfurreducens. BIOCHEMICAL JOURNAL, 441, DOI: 10.1042/BJ20111103
  • Morgado, L; Bruix, M; Pessanha, M; Londer, YY; Salgueiro, CA. 2010. Thermodynamic Characterization of a Triheme Cytochrome Family from Geobacter sulfurreducens Reveals Mechanistic and Functional Diversity. BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 99, DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2010.04.017

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)