- Biopolymer production
- Wastewater/waste valorization
- Wastewater treatment
- Xenobiotics removal
- Microbial ecology
- Microbial diversity
1 - Carvalho M.F., Duque A.F., Gonçalves I.C. and Castro P.M.L. (2007). Adsorption of fluorobenzene onto granular activated carbon: isotherm and bioavailability studies. Bioresource Technology 98:3424-343.
2 - Moura S.C., Ferreira Jorge R., Duque A.F., Boaventura R.A.R. and Castro P.M.L. (2007). Aerobic biological treatment of wastewater containing dichloromethane. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 82:864-869.
3 - Carvalho M.F., de Marco P., Duque A.F., Pacheco C.C., Janssen D.B. and Castro P.M.L. (2008). Labrys portucalensis sp. nov., a fluorobenzene degrading bacterium isolated from an industrially contaminated sediment in northern Portugal. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 58:692-698.
4 - Calheiros C.S.C., Duque A.F., Moura A., Henriques I.S., Correia A., Rangel A.O.S.S. and Castro P.M.L. (2009). Substrate effect on bacterial communities from constructed wetlands planted with Typha latifolia treating industrial wastewater. Ecological Engineering 35:744-753.
5 – Calheiros C.S.C., Duque A.F., Moura A., Henriques I.S., Correia A., Rangel A.O.S.S. and Castro P.M.L. (2009). Changes in the bacterial community structure in two-stage constructed wetlands with different plants for industrial wastewater treatment. Bioresource Technology 100:3228-3235.
6 - Carvalho M.F., Duque A.F., Ferreira Jorge R. and Castro P.M.L. (2009). Biological treatment of a contaminated gaseous emission from a leather industry in a suspended-growth bioreactor. Chemosphere 74:232-238.
7 - Calheiros C.S.C., Teixeira A., Pires C., Franco A.R., Duque A.F., Crispim L.F., Moura S.C. and Castro P.M.L. (2010). Bacterial community dynamics in horizontal flow constructed wetlands with different plants for high salinity industrial wastewater polishing. Water Research 44:5032-5038.
8 - Mesquita R.B.R., Santos I.C., Pedrosa M.F.F., Duque A.F., Castro P.M.L., Rangel A.O.S.S. (2011). Development of flow injection potentiometric methods for the off-line and on-line determination of fluoride to monitor the biodegradation of a monofluorophenol in two bioreactors. Talanta 84:1291-1297.
9 - Duque A.F., Bessa V.S., Carvalho M.F. and Castro P.M.L. (2011). Bioaugmentation of a rotating biological contactor with a bacterial strain able to degrade 2-fluorophenol. Bioresource Technology 102:9300-9303.
10 - Duque A.F., Bessa V.S., Carvalho M.F., de Kreuk M.K., van Loosdrecht M.C.M. and Castro P.M.L. (2011). 2-Fluorophenol degradation by aerobic granular sludge in a sequencing batch reactor. Water Research 45:6745-6752.
11 - Duque A.F., Hasan S.A., Bessa V.S., Carvalho M.F., Janssen D.B. and Castro P.M.L. (2012). Isolation and characterization of a Rhodococcus strain able to degrade 2-fluorophenol. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 95:511-520.
12 - Marques A.P.G.C., Duque A.F., Bessa V.S. and Castro P.M.L. (2013). Performance of an aerobic granular sequencing batch reactor fed with wastewaters contaminated with Zn2+. Journal of Environmental Management (accepted).
13 – Amorim C.L., Duque A.F., Afonso C.M.M. and Castro P.M.L. Bioaugmentation for treating transient 4-Fluorocinnamic acid shock loads in a rotating biological contactor. Bioresource Technology (accepted).
14 - Duque A.F., Bessa V.S. and Castro P.M.L. Evaluation of the bacterial dynamics of a rotating biological contactor treating 2-fluorophenol containing wastewater. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (submitted).
15 – Duque A.F., Oliveira C.S.S., Carmo I.T.D., Gouveia A.R., Pardelha F., Ramos A.M., Reis M.A.M. Response of a three-stage process for PHA production by mixed microbial cultures to feedstock shift: impact on polymer composition. New Biotechnology (submitted).