Célia Silveira

PhD Researcher, FCT NOVA
Email: c.silveira(at)fct.unl.pt
Tel: + 351 21 294 83 00, ext. 10927

Research Activities - Keywords
• Biochemistry, Bioinorganic Chemistry
• Protein Purification, Spectroscopic Techniques
• Enzyme Kinetics
• Protein structure-function relations
• Electrochemistry of metalloproteins
• Nitrite reducing enzymes
• Enzymatic biosensors
• Electrode surface modification (sol-gel, carbon nanotubes, self assembled monolayers)
• Nitrite in the environment and in biological systems
• Proteomics of sulfate reducers and denitrifiers (bioremediation)
• Two-dimensional gel electrophoresis

Teaching Interests
• Analytical Chemistry and Biochemistry
• Bioelectrochemistry

Recent Publications can be found here

Selected References
Measuring the Cytochrome c Nitrite Reductase Activity - Practical Considerations on the Enzyme Assays
Silveira CM, Besson S, Moura I, Moura JJG, Almeida MG
Bioin Chem Applic (2010) Article ID 634597, 8 pages

Enhanced direct electron transfer of a multihemic nitrite reductase on SWCNT modified electrodes
Silveira CM, Bauer J, Holzinger M, Moura JJG, Cosnier S, Almeida MG
Electroanalysis (2010) 22:2973-2978

Nitrite Biosensing via Selective Enzymes – A Long But Promising Route
Almeida MG, Serra A, Silveira CM, Moura JJG
Sensors (2010) 10:11530-11555

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