CBMA

Centro de Biologia Molecular e Ambiental

Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology

Mário Barroca
Mário Barroca
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PhD Student
Innovation for Life - Functional Genomics and Nanobiotechnology for Sustainable Living
EngXyl
Tony Collins
Universidade do Minho - Campus de Gualtar, Departamento de Biologia - 4710-057, Braga - Portugal

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Current Research & Key Publications

 

  EngXyl - "Unravelling the determinants of xylanase function and stability and enhancing the biotechnological value of a highly active Antarctic xylanase."

  Collins T., Barroca M., Branca F., Padrão J., Machado R., Casal M., “High Level Biosynthesis of a Silk-Elastin-Like Protein in E. coli”. Biomacromolecules, 2014

Research Projects

  "Optimisation of the production of a silk-elastin like polymer for use in the automobile industry: genetic approaches", com a orientação do Professor Tony Collins e da Professora Doutora Margarida Casal

  OLEOLEV - "Utilização da vinhaça e do bagaço de cana para produção de biodiesel e anti-espumente, visando a sustentabilidade ambiental através de um processo de refinaria integrada", com apoio financeiro da Fundação de Apoio à pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo, Brasil, no âmbito do Programa de Pesquisa Inovativa em Pequenas Empresas (PIPE), desenvolvida no Centro de Biologia Molecular e Ambiental (CBMA), com a orientação do Professora Célia Ferreira e da Professora Doutora Candida Lucas

Publications

  Collins T., Barroca M., Branca F., Padrão J., Machado R., Casal M., "High Level Biosynthesis of a Silk-Elastin-Like Protein in E.coli"Biomacromolecules, 2014

  Collins T., Barroca M., Rodrigues P., Chaves S., Sobral R., Casal M., "Fed-Production of a Silk-Elastin-Like Protein: Plasmid Stabilisation". In-press.

 

 

 

  Collins T., Barroca M., Branca F., Azevedo-Silva J., da Costa A., Machado R., Casal M., “Optimising a cell factory system for the bioproduction of silk-elastin-like polymers”. (2013) 1st International Conference on Natural Fibres (ICNF2013): Sustainable Materials for Advanced Applications, page 127. Raul Fangueiro (Editor), Guimarães, Portugal.

  Collins T., Barroca M., “Optimising the Production of a Silk-Elastin-Like Protein in E. coli: Overcoming Acetate Accumulation and Plasmid Instability”. Microbiotec 2013, Aveiro, Portugal.

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