Clélia Afonso

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MARE - IPLeiria
Research group: 
Coastal Systems and Ocean
Research lines: 
Biotechnology and Resources Valorisation

Activity summary

Marine Biotechnology and Biology. Extraction and biotechnological application of bioactive compounds (namely with antioxidant and antimicrobial activity). Molecular tools for characterization and genetic manipulation of algae.


Teles, M.; Adão, P.; Afonso, C.; Bernardino, R.; Guedes, M.; Baptista, R.; Bernardino, S. (2022) Development and Characterization of Films for Food Application Incorporating Porphyran Extracted from Porphyra dioica. Freitas, M.V.; Pacheco, D.; Cotas, J.; Mouga, T.; Afonso, C.; Pereira, L. (2022) Red Seaweed Pigments from a Biotechnological Perspective. Freitas, Marta V., Simões, Marco, Valdez, Christian, Afonso, Clélia, Trindade, Beatriz G., Correia, Ana, Baptista, Teresa and Mouga, Teresa. (2021) Identification of Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyta) of central Portugal by histological and genetic methods. Cavaco, M., Duarte, A., Freitas, M. V., Afonso, C., Bernardino, S., Pereira, L.,Mouga, T. (2021). Seasonal Nutritional Profile of Gelidium corneum (Rhodophyta, Gelidiaceae) from the Center of Portugal. Afonso, C., Correia, A.P., Freitas, M.V., Mouga, T., Baptista T. (2021) In vitro evaluation of the antibacterial and antioxidant activities of extracts of Gracilaria gracilis with a view into Its potential use as an additive in fish feed. Afonso, C., Correia, A.P., Freitas, M.V., Baptista, T., Neves, M., Mouga, T. (2021) Seasonal changes in the nutritional composition of Agarophyton vermiculophyllum (Rhodophyta, Gracilariales) from the center of Portugal Freitas, M.V., Mouga, T., Correia, A.P., Afonso, C., Baptista, T. (2021) New insights on the sporulation, germination, and nutritional profile of Gracilaria gracilis (Rhodophyta) grown under controlled conditions Passos R., Correia A.P., Ferreira I., Pires P., Pires D., Gomes E., Carmo B., Santos P., Simões M., Afonso C., Baptista T. (2021), Effect on health status and pathogen resistance of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) fed with diets supplemented with Gr