Ana Margarida
DP_AEM student
Centro de Biologia Molecular e Ambiental (CBMA)
Doctoral Program in Molecular and Environmental Biology (CBMA)
Raul Machado
Insights into the mechanism of antimicrobial activity and its exploitation for developing new therapies against clinically relevant bacteria
Ana Margarida


A. M. Pereira, R. Machado, A. da Costa, A. Ribeiro, T. Bernardo, T. Collins, A. C. Gomes, I. B. Leonor, D. Kaplan, R. L. Reis, M. Casal. 2017. Silk-based biomaterials functionalized with fibronectin type II promotes cell adhesion. Acta Biomaterialia, 47, 50-59.

Machado, R., da Costa, A., Sencadas, V., Pereira, A. M., Rodríguez-Cabello, J. C., Lanceros-Mendez, S., Casal, M. 2015. Exploring the properties of genetically engineered silk-elastin-like protein films. Macromolecular Bioscience 15(12), 1698-709

Ferreira C., Pereira A.M., Pereira M.C., Melo LF and Simões M. 2011. Physiological changes induced by the quaternary ammonium compound benzyldimethyldodecylammonium chloride on Pseudomonas fluorescens. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 66, 1036-1043.

 Simões, L. C., Lemos, M., Araújo, P., Pereira, A.M., Simões, M. 2011. The effects of glutaraldehyde on the control of single and dual biofilms of Bacillus cereus and Pseudomonas fluorescensBiofouling 27, 337-346.

 Simões, L. C., Lemos, M., Pereira, A.M., Abreu C, Saavedra M J, Simões, M. 2011. Persister cells in a biofilm treated with a biocide. Biofouling 27, 403-411.

 Pereira A. M., Abreu, A. C., M., Simões M., Action of kanamicyn against single and dual species biofilms of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Microbiology Research, 2, 84-88.

 Ferreira, C., Pereira A. M., Pereira, M. C., Simões, M. and Melo, L.F. 2013. Biofilm control with new microparticles with immobilized biocide. Heat Transfer Engineering, 34, 712-718.