Sofia Pauleta

Research Lab Leader

Assistant Professor (since 2019)
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(+351) 212948300 (ext: 10967)
Ciência Vitae

Recent publications

  • Pauleta, Sofia R.; Grazina, Raquel; Carepo, Marta S. P.; Moura, José J. G.; Moura, Isabel. 2022. Iron-sulfur clusters – functions of an ancient metal site. Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering, DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-823144-9.00116-3
  • Daniela S. Barreiro and Ricardo N. S. Oliveira and Sofia R. Pauleta. 2022. Biochemical characterization of AniA from Neisseria gonorrhoeae. bioRxiv, DOI: 10.1101/2022.04.07.487406
  • Patrícia Máximo; Miriam Colaço; Sofia RPauleta; Paulo JCosta; Uwe Pischel; AJorge Parola; Nuno Basílio. 2022. Photomodulation of ultrastable host–guest complexes in water and their application in light-controlled steroid release. Organic Chemistry Frontiers, DOI: 10.1039/D2QO00423B
  • Fievet, A; Merrouch, M; Brasseur, G; Eve, D; Biondi, EG; Valette, O; Pauleta, SR; Dolla, A; Dermoun, Z; Burlat, B; Aubert, C. 2021. OrpR is a sigma(54)-dependent activator using an iron-sulfur cluster for redox sensing in Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough. MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY, DOI: 10.1111/mmi.14705
  • Carreira, C; Nunes, RF; Mestre, O; Moura, I; Pauleta, SR. 2020. The effect of pH on Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus denitrification pathway and nitrous oxide reductase. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, DOI: 10.1007/s00775-020-01812-0
  • André G.Favinha, Daniela S.Barreiro, Joana N.Martins, PhilipO'Toole, Sofia R.Pauleta. 2020. Acrylamide-hemoglobin adduct: A spectroscopic study. SPECTROCHIMICA ACTA PART A-MOLECULAR AND BIOMOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY, 241, DOI: 10.1016/j.saa.2020.118644
  • Carreira, C; dos Santos, MMC; Pauleta, SR; Moura, I. 2020. Proton-coupled electron transfer mechanisms of the copper centres of nitrous oxide reductase from Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus – An electrochemical study. BIOELECTROCHEMISTRY, 133, DOI: 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2020.107483
  • Pardoux, R; Fievet, A; Carreira, C; Brochier-Armanet, C; Valette, O; Dermoun, Z; Py, B; Dolla, A; Pauleta, SR; Aubert, C. 2019. The bacterial Mrp(ORP) is a novel Mrp/NBP35 protein involved in iron-sulfur biogenesis. Scientific Reports, 9, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-37021-8

Main research interests

  • Reactive oxygen species; Metalloenzymes; Bacterial Peroxidase; Copper Stress; Denitrification; Structural Biology - NMR