• 609 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
19992019

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Research interests

Domains of specialization:
BIOCHEMISTRY, BIOINORGANIC CHEMISTRY, ENZYMOLOGY, SPECTROSCOPY
Expertise in PROTEIN production, BIOCHEMICAL & FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERISATION (kinetics, mechanism, spectroscopy)


PRESENT RESEARCH INTERESTS:
• Human signalling pathways mediated by •NO, CO, H2S, SO2
• Nitric oxide metabolism - human and bacterial
• Nitric oxide sensing
• Mechanisms of disease
• New catalytic activities of molybdoenzymes - kinetic and mechanistic studies and in situ studies, in mammalian, plant and bacterial enzymes
• Enzymatic systems for carbon dioxide utilisation (reduction)
• Structure-activity relationships in metalloproteins (molybdenum, copper, haem and non-haem-iron)
• Spectroscopic and kinetic characterisation of model complexes of the active site of molybdoenzymes
• Spectroscopic and kinetic characterisation of metalloproteins (molybdenum, copper, haem and non-haem-iron)
• Spectroscopic characterisation of metallocomplexes
• Spectroscopic and kinetic characterisation of compounds with antioxidant activity
• Theoretical mechanistic studies of enzymatic mechanisms

Education/Academic qualification

Pharmaceutical and Clinical Biochemistry, Doctorate, Universidade de Lisboa

Keywords

  • Q Science (General)
  • BIOCHEMISTRY
  • ENZYMOLOGY
  • BIOINORGANIC CHEMISTRY
  • SPECTROSCOPY
  • Protein Production
  • Biochemical Characterisation
  • Functional Characterisation
  • Nitric Oxide
  • Molybdenum
  • Superoxide
  • Reactive Oxygen Species
  • Reactive Nitrogen Species
  • Xanthine oxidase
  • Aldehyde Oxidase
  • Nitrite
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Formate Dehydrogenase
  • Kinetics
  • EPR
  • Catalysis
  • Cell Signalling
  • Redox Signalling
  • Free Radicals

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Research Output at NOVA

A vida com molibdénio

Maia, L. & Moura, J. J. G., 2019, In : Química. 43, 154, p. 167-183 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Activities

    3rd International Workshop on Chemistry of Group 11 Elements

    Luisa Bernardina Lopes Maia (Organiser)
    Jan 2020 → …

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Jury of Academic Degrees

    Luisa Bernardina Lopes Maia (Member of Jury)
    2020 → …

    Activity: Examination

    3rd International Workshop on Chemistry of Group 11 Elements

    Luisa Bernardina Lopes Maia (Participant)
    Jan 2020 → …

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Enzymes for Solving Humankind's Problems (Journal)

    Luisa Bernardina Lopes Maia (Editor)
    2020 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity