Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança



CIMO - Mountain Research Center. See video HERE


Filipa Sofia Dinis Reis

Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
Supervisor: Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira
Phone: 273303532
ORCID: 0000-0002-9159-0530
Scopus Author ID: 36982144400


  • 2017 - PhD. in Pharmacy, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Spain
  • 2010 - MSc. in Biotechnological Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2008 - First degree in Biotechnological Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal

Awards and Honors

  • 2012 - Best student of the Masters of Biotechnology (2009/2010)
  • 2011 - Best student of School of Agriculture of the IPB (2009/2010)- Merit Scholarship
  • 2011 - Best student of the Masters of Biotechnology (2008/2010


  • Chemical characterization and evaluation of the bioactive properties of wild mushrooms (i.e. antioxidant , antimicrobial and antitumor potential)
  • In vitro culture of mushrooms
  • Evaluation of the antitumor activity of wild mushrooms extracts, in different human tumor cell lines and possible mechanism of action


GreenHealth - Estratégias digitais baseadas em ativos biológicos para melhorar o bem-estar e promover a saúde verde
Funding body: NORTE 2020 - Programa Operacional Regional do Norte
Reference: Norte-01-0145-FEDER-000042
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2020-10-01
End: 2023-09-30
VALORNATURAL - Valorização de Recursos Naturais através da Extração de Ingredientes de Elevado Valor Acrescentado para Aplicações na Indústria Alimentar
Funding body: NORTE 2020 - Programa Operacional Regional do Norte
Reference: NORTE-01-0247-FEDER-024479
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2018-09-01
End: 2022-08-31

Total results: 44
Pedrosa M.C.,Ueda J.M.,Heleno S.A.,Carocho M.,Reis F.S.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Value-Added Lipids from Plant Foods and Respective Applications
Food Byproducts Management and Their Utilization, 91-126, 2024

Ribeiro J.,Silva V.,Monteiro A.,Vieira-Pinto M.,Igrejas G.,Reis F.S.,Barros L.,Poeta P.
Antibiotic Resistance among Gastrointestinal Bacteria in Broilers: A Review Focused on Enterococcus spp. and Escherichia coli
Animals, 13, , 2023

Dridi A.,Reis F.S.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Calhelha R.C.,Pereira C.,Zaghdoudi K.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Barreira J.C.M.
Aesculus hippocastanum L.: A Simple Ornamental Plant or a Source of Compelling Molecules for Industry?
Separations, 10, , 2023

Pascoalino L.A.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Taofiq O.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Reis F.S.
Biochemistry of secondary metabolism of fungi
Natural Secondary Metabolites: From Nature, Through Science, to Industry, 437-474, 2023

Heleno S.A.,Carocho M.,Reis F.S.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Pintado M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Plant Extracts and SARS-CoV-2: Research and Applications
Life, 13, , 2023

Pascoalino L.A.,Reis F.S.,Barros L.,Rodrigues M.Â.,Correia C.M.,Vieira A.L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barreira J.C.M.
Effect of plant biostimulants on nutritional and chemical profiles of almond and hazelnut
Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 11, , 2021

Bertéli M.B.D.,Barros L.,Reis F.S.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Glamočlija J.,Soković M.,Valle J.S.D.,Linde G.A.,Ruiz S.P.,Colauto N.B.
Antimicrobial activity, chemical composition and cytotoxicity of: Lentinus crinitus basidiocarp
Food and Function, 12, 6780-6792, 2021

Ben Ayache S.,Reis F.S.,Inês Dias M.,Pereira C.,Glamočlija J.,Soković M.,Behija Saafi E.,C. F. R. Ferreira I.,Barros L.,Achour L.
Chemical characterization of carob seeds (Ceratonia siliqua L.) and use of different extraction techniques to promote its bioactivity
Food Chemistry, 351, , 2021

Bertéli M.B.D.,Oliveira Filho O.B.Q.,Freitas J.D.S.,Bortolucci W.C.,Silva G.R.,Gazim Z.C.,Lívero F.A.R.,Lovato E.C.W.,Valle J.S.,Linde G.A.,Barros L.,Reis F.S.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Paccola-Meirelles L.D.,Colauto N.B.
Correction to: Lentinus crinitus basidiocarp stipe and pileus: chemical composition, cytotoxicity and antioxidant activity (European Food Research and Technology, (2021), 247, 6, (1355-1366), 10.1007/s00217-021-03713-1)
European Food Research and Technology, 247, 1367, 2021

Bertéli M.B.D.,Oliveira Filho O.B.Q.,Freitas J.D.S.,Bortolucci W.C.,Silva G.R.,Gazim Z.C.,Lívero F.A.R.,Lovato E.C.W.,Valle J.S.,Linde G.A.,Barros L.,Reis F.S.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Paccola-Meirelles L.D.,Colauto N.B.
Lentinus crinitus basidiocarp stipe and pileus: chemical composition, cytotoxicity and antioxidant activity
European Food Research and Technology, 247, 1355-1366, 2021

Tejedor-Calvo E.,Amara K.,Reis F.S.,Barros L.,Martins A.,Calhelha R.C.,Venturini M.E.,Blanco D.,Redondo D.,Marco P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical composition and evaluation of antioxidant, antimicrobial and antiproliferative activities of Tuber and Terfezia truffles
Food Research International, 140, , 2021

Pascoalino L.A.,Reis F.S.,Prieto M.A.,Barreira J.C.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Valorization of bio-residues from the processing of main portuguese fruit crops: From discarded waste to health promoting compounds
Molecules, 26, , 2021

Garcia-Saavedra N.M.,Barros L.,Reis F.S.,Roriz C.L.,Alves M.J.,García-Hernandez M.,Pérez-Rodríguez M.L.,Sánchez-Mata M.D.C.,Ramírez-Moreno E.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical characterization and biological activities of two varieties of xoconostle fruits: Opuntia joconostle F.A.C. Weber ex Diguet and Opuntia matudae Scheinvar
Food and Function, 10, 3181-3187, 2019

Liu G.,Huang Y.,Reis F.S.,Song D.,Ni H.
Impact of Nutritional and Environmental Factors on Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and the Microbiome 2019
BioMed Research International, 2019, , 2019

Kovac V.,Poljsak B.,Perinetti G.,Primozic J.,Reis F.S.
Systemic Level of Oxidative Stress during Orthodontic Treatment with Fixed Appliances
BioMed Research International, 2019, , 2019

Bouzgarrou C.,Amara K.,Reis F.S.,Barreira J.C.M.,Skhiri F.,Chatti N.,Martins A.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Incorporation of tocopherol-rich extracts from mushroom mycelia into yogurt
Food and Function, 9, 3166-3172, 2018

Reis F.S.,Martins A.,Vasconcelos M.H.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Functional foods based on extracts or compounds derived from mushrooms
Trends in Food Science and Technology, 66, 48-62, 2017

Stojković D.S.,Kovačević-Grujičić N.,Reis F.S.,Davidović S.,Barros L.,Popović J.,Petrović I.,Pavić A.,Glamočlija J.,Ćirić A.,Stevanović M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Soković M.
Chemical composition of the mushroom Meripilus giganteus Karst. and bioactive properties of its methanolic extract
LWT, 79, 454-462, 2017

Reis F.S.,Sousa D.,Barros L.,Martins A.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Vasconcelos M.H.
Leccinum vulpinum Watling induces DNA damage, decreases cell proliferation and induces apoptosis on the human MCF-7 breast cancer cell line
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 90, 45-54, 2016

Reis F.S.,Barros L.,Martins A.,Vasconcelos M.H.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Leccinum molle (Bon) Bon and Leccinum vulpinum watling: The first study of their nutritional and antioxidant potential
Molecules, 21, , 2016

Morales P.,Cebadera-Miranda L.,Cámara R.M.,Reis F.S.,Barros L.,Berrios J.D.J.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Cámara M.
Lentil flour formulations to develop new snack-type products by extrusion processing: Phytochemicals and antioxidant capacity
Journal of Functional Foods, 19, 537-544, 2015

Stojković D.S.,Reis F.S.,Ćirić A.,Barros L.,Glamočlija J.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Soković M.
Boletus aereus growing wild in Serbia: chemical profile, in vitro biological activities, inactivation and growth control of food-poisoning bacteria in meat
Journal of Food Science and Technology, 52, 7385-7392, 2015

Reis F.S.,Lima R.T.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Vasconcelos M.H.
Methanolic extract of ganoderma lucidum induces autophagy of AGS human gastric tumor cells
Molecules, 20, 17872-17882, 2015

Glamočlija J.,Stojković D.,Nikolić M.,Ćirić A.,Reis F.S.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Soković M.
A comparative study on edible Agaricus mushrooms as functional foods
Food and Function, 6, 1900-1910, 2015

Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Heleno S.A.,Reis F.S.,Stojkovic D.,Queiroz M.J.R.P.,Vasconcelos M.H.,Sokovic M.
Chemical features of Ganoderma polysaccharides with antioxidant, antitumor and antimicrobial activities
Phytochemistry, 114, 38-55, 2015

Reis F.S.,Ćirić A.,Stojković D.,Barros L.,Ljaljević-Grbić M.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Effects of different culture conditions on biological potential and metabolites production in three Penicillium isolates
Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 41, 253-262, 2015

Abranches P.A.S.,Varejão E.V.V.,Da Silva C.M.,De Fátima A.,Magalhães T.F.F.,Da Silva D.L.,De Resende-Stoianoff M.A.,Reis F.S.,Nascimento J.S.,De Almeida W.B.,Figueiredo I.M.,Fernandes S.A.
Complexes of fluconazole with sodium p-sulfonatocalix[n]arenes: Characterization, solubility and antifungal activity
RSC Advances, 5, 44317-44325, 2015

Reis F.S.,Stojković D.,Barros L.,Glamočlija J.,Ćirić A.,Soković M.,Martins A.,Vasconcelos M.H.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Can Suillus granulatus (L.) Roussel be classified as a functional food?
Food and Function, 5, 2861-2869, 2014

Reis F.S.,Barros L.,Sousa M.J.,Martins A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Analytical Methods Applied to the Chemical Characterization and Antioxidant Properties of Three Wild Edible Mushroom Species from Northeastern Portugal
Food Analytical Methods, 7, 645-652, 2014

Petrović J.,Stojković D.,Reis F.S.,Barros L.,Glamočlija J.,Ćirić A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Soković M.
Study on chemical, bioactive and food preserving properties of Laetiporus sulphureus (Bull.: Fr.) Murr.
Food and Function, 5, 1441-1451, 2014

Oliveira M.,Reis F.S.,Sousa D.,Tavares C.,Lima R.T.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Dos Santos T.,Vasconcelos M.H.
A methanolic extract of Ganoderma lucidum fruiting body inhibits the growth of a gastric cancer cell line and affects cellular autophagy and cell cycle
Food and Function, 5, 1389-1394, 2014

Reis F.S.,Barreira J.C.M.,Calhelha R.C.,van Griensven L.J.I.D.,Ćirić A.,Glamočlija J.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical characterization of the medicinal mushroom Phellinus linteus (Berkeley & Curtis) Teng and contribution of different fractions to its bioactivity
LWT, 58, 478-485, 2014

Stojković D.,Reis F.S.,Glamočlija J.,Ćirić A.,Barros L.,Van Griensven L.J.L.D.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Soković M.
Cultivated strains of Agaricus bisporus and A. brasiliensis: Chemical characterization and evaluation of antioxidant and antimicrobial properties for the final healthy product-natural preservatives in yoghurt
Food and Function, 5, 1602-1612, 2014

Reis F.S.,Barros L.,Calhelha R.C.,Ćirić A.,van Griensven L.J.L.D.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
The methanolic extract of Cordyceps militaris (L.) Link fruiting body shows antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal and antihuman tumor cell lines properties
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 62, 91-98, 2013

Stojković D.,Reis F.S.,Barros L.,Glamočlija J.,irić A.,van Griensven L.J.I.D.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Nutrients and non-nutrients composition and bioactivity of wild and cultivated Coprinus comatus (O.F.Müll.) Pers.
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 59, 289-296, 2013

Stojković D.,Reis F.S.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Glamočlija J.,Ćirić A.,Nikolić M.,Stević T.,Giveli A.,Soković M.
Tirmania pinoyi: Chemical composition, in vitro antioxidant and antibacterial activities and in situ control of Staphylococcus aureus in chicken soup
Food Research International, 53, 56-62, 2013

Reis F.S.,Stojković D.,Soković M.,Glamočlija J.,Ćirić A.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical characterization of Agaricus bohusii, antioxidant potential and antifungal preserving properties when incorporated in cream cheese
Food Research International, 48, 620-626, 2012

Reis F.S.,Barros L.,Martins A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical composition and nutritional value of the most widely appreciated cultivated mushrooms: An inter-species comparative study
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 50, 191-197, 2012

Reis F.S.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Martins A.
Effect of the mycorrhizal symbiosis time in the antioxidant activity of fungi and Pinus pinaster roots, stems and leaves
Industrial Crops and Products, 35, 211-216, 2012

Reis F.S.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Santos-Buelga C.,Martins A.
Mycorrhizal induction of phenolic compounds and antioxidant properties of fungi and seedlings during the early steps of symbiosis
Chemoecology, 21, 151-159, 2011

Reis F.S.,Heleno S.A.,Barros L.,Sousa M.J.,Martins A.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Toward the Antioxidant and Chemical Characterization of Mycorrhizal Mushrooms from Northeast Portugal
Journal of Food Science, 76, , 2011

Reis F.S.,Pereira E.,Barros L.,Sousa M.J.,Martins A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Biomolecule profiles in inedible wild mushrooms with antioxidant value
Molecules, 16, 4328-4338, 2011