Pedro Tavares

Research Lab Leader

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(+351) 212949659 (ext: 10974)
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Main publications

  • Penas, D; Pereira, AS; Tavares, P. 2019. Direct Evidence for Ferrous Ion Oxidation and Incorporation in the Absence of Oxidants by Dps from Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus. ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 58, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201809584
  • Rosa, V; Gaspari, APS; Folgosa, F; Cordas, CM; Tavares, P; Santos-Silva, T; Barroso, S; Aviles, T. 2018. Imine ligands based on ferrocene: synthesis, structural and Mossbauer characterization and evaluation as chromogenic and electrochemical sensors for Hg2+. NEW JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, 42, DOI: 10.1039/c7nj04319h

Main research interests

  • biologic radiation effects; oxygen activation; iron metabolism; iron sulfur centers; carboxylate-bridged diiron centers; epr and mössbauer spectrocopy; fast kinetic techniques – stopped-flow and rapid-freeze quench


  • PhD in Biochemistry - Physical Biochemistry, UNL (1994)