Catarina Nunes

PhD Student, FCT NOVA
Email: ci.nunes(at)
Tel: + 351 21 294 83 00, ext. 10937
Webpage: webpage

PhD Thesis
Arsenic Detoxification Mechanism in Desulfovibrio desulfuricans G20
Supervisor: Isabel Moura
Co-supervisor: Marta Carepo

Research Activities - Keywords
• Mechanisms of resistance to heavy metals in sulphate reducing bacteria with potential
    biotechnological application
• Biochemical, spectroscopic and functional characterization of proteins involved in arsenic detoxification
• Study of the regulation mechanisms of arsenic resistance operons as well as of operons involved
    in arsenic methylation

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