Maria Filomena Andrade de Freitas

Assistant Professor
Secção de Engenharia Química e Bioquímica
(+351) 212948300

Research Interests

Biological Processes
Bioreactor Operation
Waste Valorization
Microbial Biopolymers Production
Biopolymers Characterization
Biological Nutrient Removal from Wastewaters
Extraction of Biopolymers from Biomass
Intellectual Property Development 

Main Publications

Freitas F, Alves V, Reis MAM (2011) Advances in bacterial exopolysaccharides: from production to biotechnological applications. Trends in Biotechnology 29(8), 388-398.

Freitas F, Alves VD, Torres CAV, Cruz M, Sousa I, Melo MJ, Ramos AM, Reis MAM (2011) Fucose-containing exopolysaccharide produced by the newly isolated Enterobacter strain A47 DSM 23139. Carbohydrate Polymers 83(1), 159-165

Freitas F, Alves VD, Pais J, Carvalheira M, Costa N, Oliveira R, Reis MAM (2010) Production of a new exopolysaccharide (EPS) by Pseudomonas oleovorans NRRL B-14682 grown on glycerol. Process Biochemistry, 45, 297-305.

Freitas F, Alves VD, Pais J, Costa N, Oliveira C, Mafra L, Hilliou L, Oliveira R, Reis MAM (2009) Characterization of an extracellular polysaccharide produced by a Pseudomonas strain grown on glycerol. Bioresource Technology, 100, 859-865. 


Filomena Freitas at UCIBIO