Cristina Cordas

PhD Researcher, FCT NOVA
Email: cristina.cordas(at)
Tel: + 351 21 294 83 00, ext. 10927 

Research Activities - Keywords
• Electrochemistry and Physical Biochemistry,
    in particular electrochemistry applied to biological systems
• Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance (EQCM)
• Conducting polymers and new conducting materials
• Electrocatalysis and interfacial properties
• Biosensors
• Sulfate reducing bacteria and biofilms

Recent Publications can be found at

Selected References
Comparative electrochemical behavior of cytochrome c on aqueous solutions containing choline-based room temperature ionic liquids
Matias, SC, Lourenço NMT, Fonseca JP, Cordas CM
ChemistrySelect (2017) 2: 8701–8705 (DOI: 10.1002/slct.201702052)

Thermodynamic and kinetic characterization of PccH, a key protein in microbial electrosynthesis processes in Geobacter sulfurreducens
Santos TC, Oliveira AR, Dantas JM , Salgueiro CA, Cordas CM
BBA-Bioenergetics (2015) 1847: 1113-1118 (DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2015.06.005)

Electrochemical behaviour of bacterial nitric oxide reductase—Evidence of low redox potential non-heme FeB gives new perspectives on the catalytic mechanism
Cordas CM, Duarte AG, Moura JJG, Moura I
BBA-Bioenergetics (2013)1827: 233-238 (DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2012.10.018)

New spectroscopic and electrochemical insights on a class I superoxide reductase: Evidence for an intramolecular electron transfer pathway
Folgosa F, Cordas CM, Santos JA, Pereira AS, Moura JJG, Tavares P, Moura I
Biochemical Journal (2011) 438: 485-494 (DOI: 10.1042/BJ20110836)

Electroactive biofilms of sulphate reducing bacteria
Cordas CM, Guerra LT, Xavier C, Moura JJG
Electrochim. Acta (2008) 54: 29-34 (DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2008.02.041)

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