Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança



CIMO - Mountain Research Center. See video HERE


Taofiq Ayodele Oludemi

Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
Phone: 273303419
ORCID: 0000-0003-2822-3532
Scopus Author ID: 56764433800


  • 2015 - MSc. in Biotechnological Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2010 - Bachelor degree in Science in Biochemistry, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria


  • Chemistry of Natural Products: Extraction, identification, fractionation and isolation of chemical compounds in natural matrices
  • Development of cosmeceuticals and nutricosmetics formulations with functional properties
  • Nanotechnology procedures as transdermal Delivery Vehicles


OliveBIOextract - Aproveitamento sustentável do bagaço de azeitona numa cadeia de valorização integrada utilizando processos inovadores
Funding body: NORTE 2020 - Programa Operacional Regional do Norte
Reference: NORTE-01-0247-FEDER-049865
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2021-02-01
End: 2023-06-30
MicoCoating - Valorização dos recursos florestais e micológicos para otimização de revestimentos
Funding body: PDR 2020 - Programa de desenvolvimento Rural 2014-2020 - 1.0.1 - Grupos operacionais
Reference: PDR2020-1.0.1-FEADER-031472
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2017-05-01
End: 2022-12-31
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
MicoBioExtract - Integral valorization of by-products resulting from the production of mushrooms in bio-extracts: quality improvement, safety and optimization of the economic metabolism of the production chain
Funding body: PORTUGAL 2020 - COMPETE 2020 - Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização
Reference: POCI-01-0247-FEDER- 033939
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2018-06-30
End: 2022-06-29
AllNat - Using natural deep eutectic solvents for the extraction of bioactive compounds from plant material
Funding body: PORTUGAL 2020 - COMPETE 2020 - Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização
Reference: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030463
Principal Investigator:Maria Olga de Amorim e Sá Ferreira
Start: 2018-06-01
End: 2022-05-31

Total results: 32
Silva A.R.,Ayuso M.,Oludemi T.,Gonçalves A.,Melgar B.,Barros L.
Response surface methodology and artificial neural network modeling as predictive tools for phenolic compounds recovery from olive pomace
Separation and Purification Technology, 330, , 2024

Pereira A.G.,Cassani L.,Oludemi T.,Chamorro F.,Calhelha R.C.,Prieto M.A.,Barros L.,Simal-Gandara J.,Lucini L.,Garcia-Perez P.
Untargeted metabolomics and in vitro functional analysis unravel the intraspecific bioactive potential of flowers from underexplored Camellia japonica cultivars facing their industrial application
Industrial Crops and Products, 204, , 2023

Plasencia P.,Heleno S.A.,Finimundy T.,Carocho M.,Calhelha R.C.,Añibarro-Ortega M.,Alves M.J.,Oludemi T.,Quidiongo N.,Barreiro F.,García P.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Recovery of High Valuable Bioactive Molecules from Vaccinium myrtillus L. Bioresidues
Waste and Biomass Valorization, 14, 2873-2884, 2023

Marcelino S.,Mandim F.,Taofiq O.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Finimundy T.C.,Prieto M.A.,Barros L.
Valorization of Punica granatum L. Leaves Extracts as a Source of Bioactive Molecules
Pharmaceuticals, 16, , 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

Ayuso M.,Carpena M.,Taofiq O.,Albuquerque T.G.,Simal-Gandara J.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Prieto M.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Fig “Ficus carica L.” and its by-products: A decade evidence of their health-promoting benefits towards the development of novel food formulations
Trends in Food Science and Technology, 127, 1-13, 2022

Besrour N.,Oludemi T.,Mandim F.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Soković M.,Stojković D.,Ferreira O.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Article Valorization of Juglans regia Leaves as Cosmeceutical Ingredients: Bioactivity Evaluation and Final Formulation Development
Antioxidants, 11, , 2022

Marçal S.,Sousa A.S.,Taofiq O.,Antunes F.,Morais A.M.M.B.,Freitas A.C.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Pintado M.
Impact of postharvest preservation methods on nutritional value and bioactive properties of mushrooms
Trends in Food Science and Technology, 110, 418-431, 2021

Silva A.R.,Taofiq O.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Hypericum genus cosmeceutical application – A decade comprehensive review on its multifunctional biological properties
Industrial Crops and Products, 159, , 2021

Taofiq O.,Silva A.R.,Costa C.,Ferreira I.,Nunes J.,Prieto M.A.,Simal-Gandara J.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Optimization of ergosterol extraction from: Pleurotus mushrooms using response surface methodology
Food and Function, 11, 5887-5897, 2020

Silva A.R.,Oludemi T.,Costa C.,Barros J.,Ferreira I.,Nunes J.,Prieto M.A.,Simal-Gandara J.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Mushrooms bio-residues valorisation: Optimisation of ergosterol extraction using response surface methodology
Food and Bioproducts Processing, 122, 183-192, 2020

Antunes F.,Marçal S.,Taofiq O.,Morais A.M.M.B.,Freitas A.C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Pintado M.
Valorization of mushroom by-products as a source of value-added compounds and potential applications
Molecules, 25, , 2020

Petropoulos S.,Fernandes Â.,Stojković D.,Pereira C.,Taofiq O.,Di Gioia F.,Tzortzakis N.,Soković M.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Cotton and cardoon byproducts as potential growing media components for Cichorium spinosum L. commercial cultivation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 240, , 2019

Taofiq O.,Corrêa R.C.G.,Barros L.,Prieto M.A.,Bracht A.,Peralta R.M.,González-Paramás A.M.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
A comparative study between conventional and non-conventional extraction techniques for the recovery of ergosterol from Agaricus blazei Murrill
Food Research International, 125, , 2019

Petropoulos S.A.,Taofiq O.,Fernandes Â.,Tzortzakis N.,Ciric A.,Sokovic M.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Bioactive properties of greenhouse-cultivated green beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) under biostimulants and water-stress effect
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 99, 6049-6059, 2019

Taofiq O.,Heleno S.A.,Calhelha R.C.,Fernandes I.P.,Alves M.J.,Barros L.,González-Paramás A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barreiro M.F.
Phenolic acids, cinnamic acid, and ergosterol as cosmeceutical ingredients: Stabilization by microencapsulation to ensure sustained bioactivity
Microchemical Journal, 147, 469-477, 2019

Taofiq O.,Rodrigues F.,Barros L.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.
Mushroom ethanolic extracts as cosmeceuticals ingredients: Safety and ex vivo skin permeation studies
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 127, 228-236, 2019

Karkanis A.C.,Fernandes Â.,Vaz J.,Petropoulos S.,Georgiou E.,Ciric A.,Sokovic M.,Oludemi T.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical composition and bioactive properties of: Sanguisorba minor Scop. under Mediterranean growing conditions
Food and Function, 10, 1340-1351, 2019

Taofiq O.,Rodrigues F.,Barros L.,Peralta R.M.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.
Agaricus blazei Murrill from Brazil: An ingredient for nutraceutical and cosmeceutical applications
Food and Function, 10, 565-572, 2019

Santos-Buelga C.,González-Paramás A.M.,Oludemi T.,Ayuda-Durán B.,González-Manzano S.
Plant phenolics as functional food ingredients
Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, 90, 183-257, 2019

Taofiq O.,Heleno S.A.,Calhelha R.C.,Fernandes I.P.,Alves M.J.,Barros L.,González-Paramás A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barreiro M.F.
Mushroom-based cosmeceutical ingredients: Microencapsulation and in vitro release profile
Industrial Crops and Products, 124, 44-52, 2018

Zan R.A.,Fernandes Â.,Jedoz S.,Oludemi T.,Calhelha R.C.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Alves M.J.,Martins R.C.C.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Bioactive properties and phytochemical assessment of Bacupari-anão (: Garcinia brasiliensis Mart.) leaves native to Rondônia, Brazil
Food and Function, 9, 5621-5628, 2018

Oludemi T.,Barros L.,Prieto M.A.,Heleno S.A.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Extraction of triterpenoids and phenolic compounds from: Ganoderma lucidum: Optimization study using the response surface methodology
Food and Function, 9, 209-226, 2018

Taofiq O.,Fernandes Â.,Barros L.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
UV-irradiated mushrooms as a source of vitamin D2: A review
Trends in Food Science and Technology, 70, 82-94, 2017

Taofiq O.,Heleno S.A.,Calhelha R.C.,Alves M.J.,Barros L.,González-Paramás A.M.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
The potential of Ganoderma lucidum extracts as bioactive ingredients in topical formulations, beyond its nutritional benefits
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 108, 139-147, 2017

Taofiq O.,González-Paramás A.M.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,McPhee D.J.
Hydroxycinnamic acids and their derivatives: Cosmeceutical significance, challenges and future perspectives, a review
Molecules, 22, , 2017

Taofiq O.,González-Paramás A.M.,Martins A.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Mushrooms extracts and compounds in cosmetics, cosmeceuticals and nutricosmetics-A review
Industrial Crops and Products, 90, 38-48, 2016

Taofiq O.,Heleno S.A.,Calhelha R.C.,Alves M.J.,Barros L.,Barreiro M.F.,González-Paramás A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Development of Mushroom-Based cosmeceutical formulations with Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Tyrosinase, antioxidant, and antibacterial properties
Molecules, 21, , 2016

Taofiq O.,Martins A.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Anti-inflammatory potential of mushroom extracts and isolated metabolites
Trends in Food Science and Technology, 50, 193-210, 2016

Taofiq O.,Calhelha R.C.,Heleno S.,Barros L.,Martins A.,Santos-Buelga C.,Queiroz M.J.R.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
The contribution of phenolic acids to the anti-inflammatory activity of mushrooms: Screening in phenolic extracts, individual parent molecules and synthesized glucuronated and methylated derivatives
Food Research International, 76, 821-827, 2015