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Luisa Bernardina Lopes Maia

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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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