Ana Lúcia Leitão

Professor Auxiliar
Assistant Professor

Membro Integrado da UBiA
Integrated Member of UBiA


356 - Ed. Departamental
145, 371, 373 - Ed. Departamental

(+351) 212 948 543
(+351) 212 948 543 11709
(+351) 212 948 543
aldl@fct.unl.pt

Áreas de Investigação

Processos Biológicos
RNA de fungos
Qualidade Alimentar

Biological Processes
RNA of fungal cells
Food Quality

Publicações Representativas

Leitão, A.L., García-Estrada, C., Ullán, R., Guedes, S.F., Martín-Jiménez, P., Mendes, B., Martín, J.F. (2012) Penicillium chrysogenum var. halophenolicum, a new halotolerant strain with potential in the remediation of aromatic compounds in high salt environments. Microbiological Research, 167(2):79-89. Doi: 10.1016/j.micres.2011.03.004

Guedes, S.F., Mendes, B., Leitão, A.L. (2011) Resorcinol degradation by Penicillium chrysogenum strain under osmotic stress : mono and binary substrate matrices with phenol. Biodegradation, 22(2):409-19. Doi:
10.1007/s10532-010-9413-5

Uma Maheswar Rao, J.L., Boorgula, G.D.Y., Leitão, A.L. (2011) Fungal enzymes: present scenario and future perspectives. In: Mycofactories. Leitão A.L. (Ed.), Bentham Science Publishers Ltd, pp. 1-27. Doi: 10.2174/97816080522331110101

Leitão, A.L. (2009) Potential of Penicillium species in bioremediation field. Review, Special issue: "Biodegradability and Environmental Sciences", Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 6:1393-1417. Doi:10.3390/ijerph6041393

Leitão, A.L., Enguita, F.J., De La Fuente, J.L., Liras, P., Martín, J.F. (1999). Inducing effect of diamines on transcription of the Cephamycin C genes from the lat and pcbAB promoters in Nocardia lactamdurans. J. Bacteriol., 181:2379-2384.

Leitão, A.L., Enguita, F.J., Martín, J.F. (1997). Improved oxygen transfer in cultures of Nocardia lactamdurans maintains the cephamycin biosynthetic proteins for prolonged times and enhances the conversion of deacetylcephalosporin into cephamycin C. J. Biotechnol., 58:39-50.