Raquel Grazina

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, FCT-UNL
Email: raquel.grazina(at)fct.unl.pt
Tel: + 351 21 294 83 00, ext. 10948
Webpage: webpage

Research Activities - Keywords
• Bioinorganic, Biophysics
• Spectroscopy (NMR and EPR)
• Large scale protein production (Native and Overexpressed)
• Electron-Transfer proteins (Redox Properties of Iron-Sulphur centres)
• Biocatalysis (Mesoporous Silica Biocatalysts)
• (Bio)Electrochemistry
• Electrochemistry of Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs), Polyoxometalates (POMs),
    POM-based Metal Organic Frameworks (POMOFs)

Teaching Interests
• Bioinorganic Chemistry
• General Biochemistry
• Undergraduate and Master programs
• Science divulgation

Recent Publications can be found here

Selected References
Structural redox control in a 7Fe ferredoxin isolated from Desulfovibrio alaskensis
Grazina R, Paes de Sousa PM, Brondino CD, Carepo MSP, Moura I, Moura JJG
Bioelectrochem (2011) 82: 22-28

New hydroxypyridinone-functionalized sepharoses as sorbing agents for heavy metal ions
Grazina R, Santos MA
J Hazard Mat (2011) 186: 1902-1908

New tripodal hydroxypyridinone based chelating agents for Fe(III), Al(III) and Ga(III). Synthesis, physico-chemical properties and bioevaluation
Grazina R, Gano L, Sebestik J, Santos MA
J Inorg Biochem (2009) 103:262-273

Chelating properties towards gallium and biological evaluation of two N-substitued 3- hydroxy-4-pyridinones
Santos MA, Grazina R, Neto AQ, Cantinho G, Gano L, Patricio L
J Inorg Biochem (2000) 78:303-311

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