Cristina Maria Grade Couto da Silva Cordas

Secção de Bioquímica e Biofísica
(+351) 212948300

Áreas de Investigação

Bioquímica; Biofísica; Electroquímica

Interesses Científicos

Electroquímica; Sistemas biológicos; Metaloproteínas; Biocorrosão; Novos materiais condutores; Biossensores 

Publicações Representativas

Cristina M. Cordas, Gabriel N. Valério, Anton Stepnov, Eirik Kommedal, Åsmund R. Kjendseth, Zarah Forsberg, Vincent G. H. Eijsink, José J.G. Moura, “Electrochemical characterization of a family AA10 LPMO and the impact of residues shaping the copper site on reactivity”, Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, Volume 238, January (2023), 112056. DOI: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2022.112056

Nunes, Maria João; Gabriel N. Valério; Alejandro Samhan-Arias; José J. G. Moura; Carlos Rouco; João Paulo Sousa; Cordas, Cristina M.; "Screen-printed electrodes testing for detection of potential stress biomarkers in sweat". Electrocatalysis 13 (2022) 299–305. DOI: 10.1007/s12678-022-00709-7

Cordas, Cristina M.; Nguyen, Giang-Son; Valério, Gabriel N.; Jønsson, Malene; Söllner, Katharina; Aune, Ingvild H.; Wentzel, Alexander; Moura, José J.G.; "Discovery and characterization of a novel Dyp-type peroxidase from a marine actinobacterium isolated from Trondheim fjord, Norway". Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 226 (2022): 111651. DOI: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2021.111651

Ramanaiah, S.V.; Cordas, Cristina M.; Matias, Sara C.; Reddy, M.Venkateswar; Leitão, Jorge Humberto; Fonseca, Luis P.; "Bioelectricity generation using long-term operated biocathode: RFLP based microbial diversity analysis". Biotechnology Reports, 32 (2021): e00693. DOI: 10.1016/j.btre.2021.e00693

Nunes MJ, Cordas CM, Moura JJG, Noronha JP, Branco LC.; (2021) Screening of Potential Stress Biomarkers in Sweat Associated with Sports Training. Sports Medicine - Open 7 (1):8. DOI:10.1186/s40798-020-00294-3

Cordas, Cristina M.; Moura, José J.G., “Molybdenum and tungsten enzymes redox properties – A brief overview”, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 394 (2019), 53-64. DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2019.05.005

Cordas, Cristina M; Campanico, Mariana; Baptista, Rita; Maia, Luisa B; Moura, Isabel; Moura, Jose JG; “Direct electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide by a molybdenum-containing formate dehydrogenase”, Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 196 (2019) 110694. DOI: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2019.110694


Maiti, Biplab K; Maia, Luisa B; Moro, Artur J; Lima, João C; Cordas, Cristina M; Moura, Isabel; Moura, José J G, “Unusual Reduction Mechanism of Copper in Cysteine-Rich Environment.” Inorganic Chemistry, 57(14) (2018) 8078–8088. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b00121

Vitor Rosa, Ana P. S. Gaspari, Filipe Folgosa, Cristina M. Cordas, Pedro Tavares, Teresa Santos-Silva, Sónia Barroso, Teresa Avilés, “Imine ligands based on ferrocene: synthesis, structural and Mössbauer characterization and evaluation as chromogenic and electrochemical sensors for Hg2+”, New Journal of Chemistry, 42 (2018) 3334-3343. DOI: 10.1039/C7NJ04319H


Alejandro. K. Samhan-Arias, S. Fortalezas, Cristina M. Cordas, Isabel Moura, José J. G. Moura, Carlos Gutierrez-Merino,“Cytochrome b5 reductase is the component from neuronal synaptic plasma membrane vesicles that generates superoxide anion upon stimulation by cytochrome c”, Redox Biology, 15 (2018) 109-114. DOI: 10.1016/j.redox.2017.11.021

Susana Ramos; Rui M. Almeida; Cristina M. Cordas; José J. G. Moura; Sofia R. Pauleta; Isabel Moura, “Insights into the recognition and electron transfer steps in nitric oxide reductase from Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus.”, Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 177 (2017) 402-411. DOI:10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2017.09.001

Rui N. L. Carvalho, Rui M. Almeida, José J. G. Moura, Nuno T. Lourenço, Luís J. P. Fonseca, Cristina M. Cordas; “Sandwich-Type Enzymatic Fuel Cell Based on a New Electro-Conductive Material - Ion Jelly”, ChemistrySelect, 1 (20) (2016) 6546–6552. DOI: 10.1002/slct.201601640

Telma C. Santos, André R. de Oliveira, Joana M. Dantas, Carlos A. Salgueiro, Cristina M. Cordas; “Thermodynamic and kinetic characterization of PccH, a key protein in microbial electrosynthesis processes in Geobacter sulfurreducens”, BBA-Bioenergetics, 1847 (2015) 1113–1118. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2015.06.005

Dall’Agnol, Leonardo T.; Cordas, Cristina M.; Moura, José J. G., “Influence of respiratory substrate in carbon steel corrosion by a Sulphate-Reducing Prokaryote model organism”, Bioelectrochemistry, 97 (2014) 43–51. DOI: 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2013.10.006

Cristina M. Cordas, Américo G. Duarte, José J.G. Moura, Isabel Moura; Autor correspondente: Cordas, Cristina M.; “Electrochemical behaviour of bacterial nitric oxide reductase—Evidence of low redox potential non-heme FeB gives new perspectives on the catalytic mechanism”, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1827 (2013) 233–238. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2012.10.018