Bruno Marreiros



Researcher ID: G-3878-2017

Orcid ID: 0000-0001-7629-6934

Research Gate: Bruno_Marreiros

Office 612 | Lab. 610 - Chemistry Department

Ph: +351 212 948 385, ext. 10931


LinkedIn: bmarreiros


(2016) PhD in Biochemistry at ITQB/UNL

(2009) MSc in Biological Engineering at IST/UL

Research interests:

  • Microbial Biopolymers Production (PHA)
  • Wastewater Biological Treatment
  • Industrial Wastes Valorisation
  • Microbial Diversity
  • Bioinformatics
  • Structural Biology
  • Bioenergetics


Relevant publications:

  • 10. Marreiros BC, Sena FV, Sousa FM, A. Sofia F. Oliveira, Cláudio M. Soares, Batista AP, Pereira MM (2017), “Structural and Functional insights into the catalytic mechanism of Type II NADH:quinone oxidoreductases family”. Scientific Reports. doi:10.1038/srep42303.
  • 9. Marreiros BC, Sena FV, Sousa FM, Batista AP, Pereira MM (2016) “Type II NADH:quinone oxidoreductase family: Phylogenetic distribution, Structural diversity and Evolutionary divergences”. Environmental Microbiology. Doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13352.
  • 8.  Marreiros BC, Calisto F, Castro PJ, Duarte AM, Sena FV, Silva AF, Sousa FM, Teixeira M, Refojo PN and Pereira MM (2016), “Exploring membrane respiratory chains”. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics. doi:10.1016/j.bbabio.2016.03.028.
  • 7. Castro PJ, Silva AF, Marreiros BC, Batista AP, Pereira MM (2016), “Respiratory complex I: A dual relation with H+ and Na+?”. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics. doi:10.1016/j.bbabio.2015.12.008.
  • 6. Marreiros BC, Batista AP, Pereira MM (2014) "Respiratory complex I from Escherichia coli does not transport Na+ in the absence of its NuoL subunit" FEBS Letters, 588, 23, 4520-4525. doi:10.1016/j.febslet.2014.10.030.
  • 5. Batista AP, Marreiros BC, Pereira MM (2013) “The antiporter-like subunit constituent of the universal adaptor of complex I, group 4 membrane-bound [NiFe]-hydrogenases and related complexes”. Biological Chemistry 394 (5), 659-666. doi:10.1515/hsz-2012-0342.
  • 4. Marreiros BC, Batista AP, Duarte AMS, Pereira MM (2013) “A missing link between complex I and group 4 membrane-bound [NiFe]-hydrogenases”. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics 1827 (2): 198-209. doi:10.1016/j.bbabio.2012.09.012.
  • 3. Batista AP, Marreiros BC, Louro RO, Pereira MM (2012) "Study of ion translocation by respiratory complex I. A new insight using (23)Na NMR spectroscopy” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1817(10):1810-6. doi:10.1016/j.bbabio.2012.03.009.
  • 2. Batista AP*, Marreiros BC*, Pereira MM (2012), *Equally Contributing Authors. “The role of proton and sodium ions in energy transduction by respiratory Complex I”. IUBMB life 64 (6), 492-498. doi:10.1002/iub.1050.
  • 1. Batista AP, Marreiros BC, Pereira MM (2011) “Decoupling of catalytic and transports activities of complex I from Rhodotermus marinus by a sodium/proton antiporter inhibitor”. ACS Chemical Biology 6 (5), 477-483. doi:10.1021/cb100380y.