Anouk Duque

Researcher

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ResearcherID: N-5863-2014

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8360-1404

ResearchGate: Anouk_Duque

Lab. 505 – Chemistry Department

Ph: +351 212 948 300, ext. 10944

Email: af.duque@fct.unl.pt

Education:


(2012) PhD in Biotechnology by Escola Superior de Biotecnologia  - UCP

(2003) Degree in Microbiology by Escola Superior de Biotecnologia - UCP

 

Research interests:


  • Biopolymer production
  • Wastewater/waste valorization
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Xenobiotics removal
  • Microbial ecology
  • Microbial diversity

 

Relevant publications:


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mesquita R.B.R., Santos I.C., Pedrosa M.F.F., Duque A.F., Castro P.M.L. and 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 128:877-882.
  • Amorim C.L., Duque A.F., Afonso C.M.M. and Castro P.M.L. (2013) Bioaugmentation for treating transient 4-Fluorocinnamic acid shock loads in a rotating biological contactor. Bioresource Technology 144:554-562.
  • Duque A.F., Oliveira C.S.S., Carmo I.T.D., Gouveia A.R., Pardelha F., Ramos A.M. and Reis M.A.M. (2013) Response of a three-stage process for PHA production by mixed microbial cultures to feedstock shift: impact on polymer composition. New Biotechnology, doi: 10.1016/j.nbt.2013.10.010.
  • Duque A.F., Bessa V.S. and Castro P.M.L. (2014) Bacterial community dynamics in a rotating biological contactor treating 2-fluorophenol-containing wastewater. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, 41(1):97-104.
  • Duque A.F., Bessa V.S. and Castro P.M.L. Characterization of the bacterial communities of aerobic granular sludge in a 2-fluorophenol degrading process. Microbial Ecology (submitted).
  • Duque A.F., Bessa V.S, van Dongen U., de Kreuk M. K., Mesquita R.B.R., Rangel A.O.S.S., van Loosdrecht M.C.M. and Castro P.M.L. Long term effects of 2-fluorophenol on nitrification and phosphate removal by aerobic granules. Environmental Science and Pollution Research (submitted).