Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança



CIMO - Mountain Research Center. See video HERE


Ana Maria Pinto Carvalho

Coordinator Professor
Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
Supervisor: Albino António Bento
Phone: 273303297
ORCID: 0000-0001-5508-5935
Scopus Author ID: 20336503900


  • Since 2014: Coordinator Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
  • 1994 - 2014: Auxiliary Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
  • 1986 - 1994: Assistant Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
  • 1981 - 1986: Senior Technician of Second class, Direction of Seed Quality Control Services


  • Since 2015: Member of the European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources (ECPGR) Umbellifer Crops Working Group
  • 2013 - 2016: Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine
  • Since 2011: Member of the Scientific Commission of the Master Degree in Pharmacy and Natural Products Chemistry
  • 2010 - 2016: Head of the Department of Biology and Biotechnology, School of Agriculture of Bragança,Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2008 - 2012: Member of the Scientific Commission of the Master Degree in Biotechnology
  • 2004 - 2008: Vice President of the Scientific Council, School of Agriculture of Bragança,Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2002 - 2004: Vice-Head of the Department of Biology, School of Agriculture of Bragança,Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 1986 - 1988: Head of the Department of Microbiology, Biology and Botany


  • 2007 - of Equivalence to the Biological Engineering Doctor's degree, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal
  • 2005 - in Biology and Biodiversity, Universidade Autónoma de Madrid, Espanha
  • 1994 - in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
  • 1982 - in Agronomy, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal


  • Ethnobotany, the interdisciplinary study of plants and human cultures, past and present relationships between people and the environment, including local knowledge and biocultural heritage
  • Management and conservation of plant genetic resources, particularly medicinal plants and wild edibles
  • Scientific validation of traditional uses of medicinal and food wild plants
  • Safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage, valorization of underutilized and underexploited plants and crops and impacts in rural development


BEONNAT - Innovative value chains from tree & shrub species grown in marginal lands as a source of biomass for bio-based industries
Funding body: Horizon 2020
Reference: BBI-2019-SO1-R1 - 887917 – BEONNAT
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2020-07-01
End: 2025-06-30
Safe2Taste - Integrated approaches for socio-economic boosting of the sustainable production and consumption of Montesinho mushrooms
Funding body: MONTESINHO
Reference: MTS/BRB/0056/2020
Principal Investigator:Carla Susana Correia Pereira
Start: 2021-09-01
End: 2024-08-31
LOCALNUTLEG - Developing of innovative plant- based added-value food products through the promotion of LOCAL Mediterranean NUT and LEGume crops
Funding body: PRIMA - TOPIC: 1.3.1-2020 (IA) Valorising the health benefits of the Traditional Mediterranean food products
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2021-01-01
End: 2024-01-01
PulpIng - Development of Pumpking Pulp Formulations using a Sustainable Integrated Strategy Participant No PI name Organisation
Funding body: FCT/PRIMA
Reference: PRIMA/0007/2019
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2020-09-01
End: 2023-08-31
VALUEFARM - VALorization of Mediterranean small-scale FARMs by cropping wild UnExploited species
Funding body: FCT/PRIMA
Reference: PRIMA/0009/2019
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2020-09-01
End: 2023-08-31
PreVineGrape - Desenvolvimento de um biofungicida para combate a doenças da videira
Funding body: POCI-FEDER
Principal Investigator:Sandrina Alves Heleno
Start: 2021-01-01
End: 2023-06-29
VALORNATURAL - Valorização de Recursos Naturais através da Extração de Ingredientes de Elevado Valor Acrescentado para Aplicações na Indústria Alimentar
Funding body: PORTUGAL 2020- SI-IDT - Programas mobilizadores
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2018-09-01
End: 2022-08-31
EGIS - Estratégias para uma gestão integrada do solo e da água em espécies produtoras de frutos secos
Funding body: PDR 2020- Medida 1.0.1
Reference: PDR2020-1.0.1-FEADER-030981
Principal Investigator:Margarida Maria Pereira Arrobas Rodrigues
Start: 2016-11-30
End: 2021-12-31
MicoCoating - Valorização dos recursos florestais e micológicos para otimização de revestimentos
Funding body: PDR 2020- 1.0.1- Grupos operacionais
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2017-05-01
End: 2021-03-31
- Cultibos, yerbas i saberes: biodiversidade, sustentabilidade e dinâmica em tierras de Miranda (do Douro)
Funding body: Fundo EDP para a Biodiversidade
Principal Investigator:Ana Maria Pinto Carvalho
Start: 2012-01-01
End: 2013-01-01
- Crops, herbs and traditional knowledge. Biodiversity, sustainability and dinamics in Miranda do Douro, Portugal
Funding body: QREN- Sistemas de Incentivos de I&DT- Projectos em Co-Promoção
Principal Investigator:Ana Maria Pinto Carvalho
Start: 2009-12-29
End: 2011-12-29
- Ethnobotany of the Portuguese Northeast. Knowledge, Plants and Uses
Funding body: Programa POCI 2010 – Medida V. 4 – Acção V.4.1
Principal Investigator:Ana Maria Pinto Carvalho
Start: 2005-01-01
End: 2008-01-01

Total results: 98
Pinela J.,Montoya C.,Martins V.,Nunes M.E.,Rocha F.,Lopes V.R.,Barata A.M.,Carvalho A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Diversity assessment in the Portuguese genebank collection of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) accessions: Insights for breeding and sustainable conservation
Scientia Horticulturae, 313, , 2023

Ciudad-Mulero M.,Pinela J.,Carvalho A.M.,Barros L.,Fernández-Ruiz V.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Sánchez-Mata M.d.C.,Morales P.
Bioaccessibility of Macrominerals and Trace Elements from Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Farmers’ Varieties
Foods, 11, , 2022

Cordeiro R.,Carvalho A.,Durães L.,Faneca H.
Triantennary GalNAc‐Functionalized Multi‐Responsive Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery Targeted at Asialoglycoprotein Receptor
International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 23, , 2022

Rodrigues J.P.B.,Fernandes Â.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Calhelha R.C.,Carvalho A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Phenolic compounds and bioactive properties of Ruscus aculeatus L. (asparagaceae): The pharmacological potential of an underexploited subshrub
Molecules, 26, , 2021

Frazão-Moreira A.,Carvalho A.M.
Gendered plants and plant categorization by gender: Classificatory and “storied” knowledge in trás-os-montes, portugal
Ethnobotany Research and Applications, 21, , 2021

Añibarro-Ortega M.,Pinela J.,Ćirić A.,Martins V.,Rocha F.,Soković M.D.,Barata A.M.,Carvalho A.M.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Valorisation of table tomato crop by-products: Phenolic profiles and in vitro antioxidant and antimicrobial activities
Food and Bioproducts Processing, 124, 307-319, 2020

Carvalho A.M.,Cordeiro R.A.,Faneca H.
Silica-based gene delivery systems: From design to therapeutic applications
Pharmaceutics, 12, 1-45, 2020

Finimundy T.C.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Caleja C.,Calhelha R.C.,Sokovic M.,Stojković D.,Carvalho A.M.,Rosa E.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Infusions of herbal blends as promising sources of phenolic compounds and bioactive properties
Molecules, 25, , 2020

Pinela J.,Carvalho A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Nutritional Composition and Antioxidant Properties of Fruits and Vegetables, 197-219, 2020

Pinela J.,Montoya C.,Carvalho A.M.,Martins V.,Rocha F.,Barata A.M.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Phenolic composition and antioxidant properties of ex-situ conserved tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) germplasm
Food Research International, 125, , 2019

Caleja C.,Finimundy T.C.,Pereira C.,Barros L.,Calhelha R.C.,Sokovic M.,Ivanov M.,Carvalho A.M.,Rosa E.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Challenges of traditional herbal teas: Plant infusions and their mixtures with bioactive properties
Food and Function, 10, 5939-5951, 2019

Botas J.,Fernandes Â.,Barros L.,Alves M.J.,Carvalho A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
A Comparative Study of Black and White Allium sativum L.: Nutritional composition and bioactive properties
Molecules, 24, , 2019

Pinela J.,Morales P.,Cabo Verde S.,Antonio A.L.,Carvalho A.M.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Cámara M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Stability of total folates/vitamin B9 in irradiated watercress and buckler sorrel during refrigerated storage
Food Chemistry, 274, 686-690, 2019

Pinela J.,Barros L.,Barreira J.C.M.,Carvalho A.M.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Postharvest changes in the phenolic profile of watercress induced by post-packaging irradiation and modified atmosphere packaging
Food Chemistry, 254, 70-77, 2018

Pinela J.,Prieto M.A.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.M.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Saraiva J.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Cold extraction of phenolic compounds from watercress by high hydrostatic pressure: Process modelling and optimization
Separation and Purification Technology, 192, 501-512, 2018

Rached W.,Zeghada F.Z.,Bennaceur M.,Barros L.,Calhelha R.C.,Heleno S.,Alves M.J.,Carvalho A.M.,Marouf A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Phytochemical analysis and assessment of antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and cytotoxic properties of Tetraclinis articulata (Vahl) Masters leaves
Industrial Crops and Products, 112, 460-466, 2018

Lopes C.,Pereira E.,Soković M.,Carvalho A.,Barata A.,Lopes V.,Rocha F.,Calhelha R.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.
Phenolic Composition and Bioactivity of Lavandula pedunculata (Mill.) Cav. Samples from Different Geographical Origin
Molecules, 23, , 2018

Pinela J.,Carvalho A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Wild edible plants: Nutritional and toxicological characteristics, retrieval strategies and importance for today's society
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 110, 165-188, 2017

Rached W.,Bennaceur M.,Barros L.,Calhelha R.C.,Heleno S.,Alves M.J.,Carvalho A.M.,Marouf A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Detailed phytochemical characterization and bioactive properties of: Myrtus nivelii Batt & Trab
Food and Function, 8, 3111-3119, 2017

Pinela J.,Prieto M.A.,Antonio A.L.,Carvalho A.M.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Ellagitannin-rich bioactive extracts of Tuberaria lignosa: Insights into the radiation-induced effects in the recovery of high added-value compounds
Food and Function, 8, 2485-2499, 2017

Pinela J.,Prieto M.A.,Barreiro M.F.,Carvalho A.M.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Curran T.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Valorisation of tomato wastes for development of nutrient-rich antioxidant ingredients: A sustainable approach towards the needs of the today's society
Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, 41, 160-171, 2017

Carvalho A.M.,Barata A.M.
The Consumption of Wild Edible Plants
Wild Plants, Mushrooms and Nuts: Functional Food Properties and Applications, 159-198, 2016

Barata A.,Rocha F.,Lopes V.,Carvalho A.
Conservation and sustainable uses of medicinal and aromatic plants genetic resources on the worldwide for human welfare
Industrial Crops and Products, 88, 8-11, 2016

Graça V.C.,Barros L.,Calhelha R.C.,Dias M.I.,Carvalho A.M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Santos P.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical characterization and bioactive properties of aqueous and organic extracts of Geranium robertianum L.
Food and Function, 7, 3807-3814, 2016

Pinela J.,Barreira J.C.M.,Barros L.,Verde S.C.,Antonio A.L.,Carvalho A.M.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Suitability of gamma irradiation for preserving fresh-cut watercress quality during cold storage
Food Chemistry, 206, 50-58, 2016

Pereira E.,Barros L.,Barreira J.C.M.,Carvalho A.M.,Antonio A.L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Electron beam and gamma irradiation as feasible conservation technologies for wild Arenaria montana L.: Effects on chemical and antioxidant parameters
Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, 36, 269-276, 2016

Pinela J.,Barreira J.C.M.,Barros L.,Verde S.C.,Antonio A.L.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Carvalho A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Modified atmosphere packaging and post-packaging irradiation of Rumex induratus leaves: a comparative study of postharvest quality changes
Journal of Food Science and Technology, 53, 2943-2956, 2016

Pinela J.,Prieto M.A.,Carvalho A.M.,Barreiro M.F.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Microwave-assisted extraction of phenolic acids and flavonoids and production of antioxidant ingredients from tomato: A nutraceutical-oriented optimization study
Separation and Purification Technology, 164, 114-124, 2016

Graça V.C.,Barros L.,Calhelha R.C.,Dias M.I.,Carvalho A.M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Santos P.F.
Chemical characterization and bioactive properties of: Geranium molle L.: From the plant to the most active extract and its phytochemicals
Food and Function, 7, 2204-2212, 2016

Pinela J.,Barros L.,Antonio A.L.,Carvalho A.M.,Beatriz Oliveira M.P.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Quality control of gamma irradiated Dwarf Mallow (malva neglecta wallr.) based on color, organic acids, total phenolics and antioxidant parameters
Molecules, 21, , 2016

Pinela J.,Prieto M.A.,Barreiro M.F.,Carvalho A.M.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Vázquez J.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Optimization of microwave-assisted extraction of hydrophilic and lipophilic antioxidants from a surplus tomato crop by response surface methodology
Food and Bioproducts Processing, 98, 283-298, 2016

Pinela J.,Barreira J.C.M.,Barros L.,Antonio A.L.,Carvalho A.M.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Postharvest quality changes in fresh-cut watercress stored under conventional and inert gas-enriched modified atmosphere packaging
Postharvest Biology and Technology, 112, 55-63, 2016

Rached W.,Calhelha R.C.,Fernandes Â.,Carvalho A.M.,Bennaceur M.,Marouf A.,Barros L.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Phytochemical characterization and bioactive properties of Osyris quadripartita Salzm. ex Decne. leaves from Algeria
RSC Advances, 6, 72768-72776, 2016

Barros L.,Morales P.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Antioxidant potential of wild plant foods
Mediterranean Wild Edible Plants: Ethnobotany and Food Composition Tables, 209-232, 2016

Guimarães R.,Calhelha R.,Froufe H.,Abreu R.,Carvalho A.,Queiroz M.,Ferreira I.
Wild Roman chamomile extracts and phenolic compounds: Enzymatic assays and molecular modelling studies with VEGFR-2 tyrosine kinase
Food and Function, 7, 79-83, 2016

Pires T.,Dias M.,Calhelha R.,Carvalho A.,Queiroz M.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.,McPhee D.
Bioactive properties of tabebuia impetiginosa-based phytopreparations and phytoformulations: A comparison between extracts and dietary supplements
Molecules, 20, 22863-22871, 2015

Martins N.,Ferreira I.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Henriques M.,Silva S.
Plants used in folk medicine: The potential of their hydromethanolic extracts against Candida species
Industrial Crops and Products, 66, 62-67, 2015

Pereira C.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.
Infusions of artichoke and milk thistle represent a good source of phenolic acids and flavonoids
Food and Function, 6, 56-62, 2015

Sarmento A.,Barros L.,Fernandes Â.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Valorization of traditional foods: Nutritional and bioactive properties of Cicer arietinum L. and Lathyrus sativus L. pulses
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 95, 179-185, 2015

Pinela J.,Antonio A.L.,Barros L.,Barreira J.C.M.,Carvalho A.M.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Combined effects of gamma-irradiation and preparation method on antioxidant activity and phenolic composition of Tuberaria lignosa
RSC Advances, 5, 14756-14767, 2015

García-Herrera P.,Morales P.,Fernández-Ruiz V.,Sánchez-Mata M.C.,Cámara M.,Carvalho A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Pardo-de-Santayana M.,Molina M.,Tardio J.
Nutrients, phytochemicals and antioxidant activity in wild populations of Allium ampeloprasum L., a valuable underutilized vegetable
Food Research International, 62, 272-279, 2014

Pereira E.,Barros L.,Calhelha R.,Dueñas M.,Carvalho A.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.
Bioactxf Arenaria montana L
Food and Function, 5, 1848-1855, 2014

Guimarães R.,Barros L.,Calhelha R.,Carvalho A.,Queiroz M.,Ferreira I.
Bioactivity of Different Enriched Phenolic Extracts of Wild Fruits from Northeastern Portugal: A Comparative Study
Plant Foods for Human Nutrition, 69, 37-42, 2014

Barroso M.R.,Barros L.,Dueñas M.,Carvalho A.M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Fernandes I.P.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Exploring the antioxidant potential of Helichrysum stoechas (L.) Moench phenolic compounds for cosmetic applications: Chemical characterization, microencapsulation and incorporation into a moisturizer
Industrial Crops and Products, 53, 330-336, 2014

Roriz C.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
HPLC-profiles of tocopherols, sugars, and organic acids in three medicinal plants consumed as infusions
International Journal of Food Science, 2014, , 2014

Martins A.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Fernandes I.P.,Barreiro F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Phenolic extracts of Rubus ulmifolius Schott flowers: Characterization, microencapsulation and incorporation into yogurts as nutraceutical sources
Food and Function, 5, 1091-1100, 2014

Lima M.J.,Sousa D.,Lima R.T.,Carvalho A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Vasconcelos M.H.
Flower extracts of Filipendula ulmaria (L.) Maxim inhibit the proliferation of the NCI-H460 tumour cell line
Industrial Crops and Products, 59, 149-153, 2014

Pinho E.,Ferreira I.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Soares G.,Henriques M.
Antibacterial potential of northeastern portugal wild plant extracts and respective phenolic compounds
BioMed Research International, 2014, , 2014

Roriz C.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.
Pterospartum tridentatum, Gomphrena globosa and Cymbopogon citratus: A phytochemical study focused on antioxidant compounds
Food Research International, 62, 684-693, 2014

Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Carvalho A.M.,Sánchez-Mata M.C.,Cámara M.,Fernández-Ruiz V.,Pardo-de-Santayana M.,Tardío J.
Mediterranean non-cultivated vegetables as dietary sources of compounds with antioxidant and biological activity
LWT, 55, 389-396, 2014

Santos A.,Barros L.,Calhelha R.,Dueñas M.,Carvalho A.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.
Leaves and decoction of Juglans regia L.: Different performances regarding bioactive compounds and in vitro antioxidant and antitumor effects
Industrial Crops and Products, 51, 430-436, 2013

Barros L.,Pereira E.,Calhelha R.,Dueñas M.,Carvalho A.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.
Bioactivity and chemical characterization in hydrophilic and lipophilic compounds of Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Journal of Functional Foods, 5, 1732-1740, 2013

Pereira C.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Use of UFLC-PDA for the Analysis of Organic Acids in Thirty-Five Species of Food and Medicinal Plants
Food Analytical Methods, 6, 1337-1344, 2013

Barreira J.C.M.,Rodrigues S.,Carvalho A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Development of hydrosoluble gels with Crataegus monogyna extracts for topical application: Evaluation of antioxidant activity of the final formulations
Industrial Crops and Products, 42, 175-180, 2013

Morales P.,Ferreira I.,Carvalho A.,Fernández-Ruiz V.,Sánchez-Mata M.,Cámara M.,Morales R.,Tardío J.
Wild edible fruits as a potential source of phytochemicals with capacity to inhibit lipid peroxidation
European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 115, 176-185, 2013

Guimarães R.,Barros L.,Dueñas M.,Calhelha R.C.,Carvalho A.M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Queiroz M.J.R.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Infusion and decoction of wild German chamomile: Bioactivity and characterization of organic acids and phenolic compounds
Food Chemistry, 136, 947-954, 2013

Guimarães R.,Barros L.,Dueñas M.,Calhelha R.,Carvalho A.,Santos-Buelga C.,Queiroz M.,Ferreira I.
Nutrients, phytochemicals and bioactivity of wild Roman chamomile: A comparison between the herb and its preparations
Food Chemistry, 136, 718-725, 2013

Guimarães R.,Barros L.,Dueñas M.,Carvalho A.,Queiroz M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.
Characterisation of phenolic compounds in wild fruits from Northeastern Portugal
Food Chemistry, 141, 3721-3730, 2013

Dias M.I.,Barros L.,Dueñas M.,Pereira E.,Carvalho A.M.,Alves R.C.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical composition of wild and commercial Achillea millefolium L. and bioactivity of the methanolic extract, infusion and decoction
Food Chemistry, 141, 4152-4160, 2013

Barros L.,Alves C.T.,Dueñas M.,Silva S.,Oliveira R.,Carvalho A.M.,Henriques M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Characterization of phenolic compounds in wild medicinal flowers from Portugal by HPLC-DAD-ESI/MS and evaluation of antifungal properties
Industrial Crops and Products, 44, 104-110, 2013

Pinela J.,Barros L.,Dueñas M.,Carvalho A.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.
Antioxidant activity, ascorbic acid, phenolic compounds and sugars of wild and commercial Tuberaria lignosa samples: Effects of drying and oral preparation methods
Food Chemistry, 135, 1028-1035, 2012

Rodrigues S.,Calhelha R.C.,Barreira J.C.M.,Dueñas M.,Carvalho A.M.,Abreu R.M.V.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Crataegus monogyna buds and fruits phenolic extracts: Growth inhibitory activity on human tumor cell lines and chemical characterization by HPLC-DAD-ESI/MS
Food Research International, 49, 516-523, 2012

Obón C.,Rivera D.,Verde A.,Fajardo J.,Valdés A.,Alcaraz F.,Carvalho A.M.
Árnica: A multivariate analysis of the botany and ethnopharmacology of a medicinal plant complex in the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 144, 44-56, 2012

Barros L.,Dueñas M.,Pinela J.,Carvalho A.M.,Buelga C.S.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Characterization and Quantification of Phenolic Compounds in Four Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) Farmers' Varieties in Northeastern Portugal Homegardens
Plant Foods for Human Nutrition, 67, 229-234, 2012

Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Carvalho A.M.,Sánchez-Mata M.C.,Cámara M.,Tardío J.
Fatty acids profiles of some Spanish wild vegetables
Food Science and Technology International, 18, 281-290, 2012

Morales P.,Carvalho A.M.,Sánchez-Mata M.C.,Cámara M.,Molina M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Tocopherol composition and antioxidant activity of Spanish wild vegetables
Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 59, 851-863, 2012

Barros L.,Dueñas M.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.,Santos-Buelga C.
Characterization of phenolic compounds in flowers of wild medicinal plants from Northeastern Portugal
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 50, 1576-1582, 2012

Pereira C.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Nutritional composition and bioactive properties of commonly consumed wild greens: Potential sources for new trends in modern diets
Food Research International, 44, 2634-2640, 2011

Rafael M.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Topical anti-inflammatory plant species: Bioactivity of Bryonia dioica, Tamus communis and Lonicera periclymenum fruits
Industrial Crops and Products, 34, 1447-1454, 2011

Barros L.,Cabrita L.,Boas M.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Chemical, biochemical and electrochemical assays to evaluate phytochemicals and antioxidant activity of wild plants
Food Chemistry, 127, 1600-1608, 2011

Guimarães R.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Infusions and decoctions of mixed herbs used in folk medicine: Synergism in antioxidant potential
Phytotherapy Research, 25, 1209-1214, 2011

Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Exotic fruits as a source of important phytochemicals: Improving the traditional use of Rosa canina fruits in Portugal
Food Research International, 44, 2233-2236, 2011

Barros L.,Dueñas M.,Ferreira I.,Maria Carvalho A.,Santos-Buelga C.
Use of HPLC-DAD-ESI/MS to profile phenolic compounds in edible wild greens from Portugal
Food Chemistry, 127, 169-173, 2011

Guimarães R.,Barreira J.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Effects of oral dosage form and storage period on the antioxidant properties of four species used in traditional herbal medicine
Phytotherapy Research, 25, 484-492, 2011

Martins D.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Nutritional and in vitro antioxidant properties of edible wild greens in Iberian Peninsula traditional diet
Food Chemistry, 125, 488-494, 2011

Barros L.,Carvalho A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Comparing the composition and bioactivity of Crataegus monogyna flowers and fruits used in folk medicine
Phytochemical Analysis, 22, 181-188, 2011

Barros L.,Oliveira S.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
In vitro antioxidant properties and characterization in nutrients and phytochemicals of six medicinal plants from the Portuguese folk medicine
Industrial Crops and Products, 32, 572-579, 2010

Fernandes A.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Lipophilic and hydrophilic antioxidants, lipid peroxidation inhibition and radical scavenging activity of two Lamiaceae food plants
European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 112, 1115-1121, 2010

Carvalho A.,Morales R.
Persistence of wild food and wild medicinal plant knowledge in a Northeastern region of Portugal
Ethnobotany in the New Europe: People, Health and Wild Plant Resources, 14, 147-171, 2010

Guimarães R.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Studies on chemical constituents and bioactivity of rosa micrantha: An Alternative antioxidants source for food, pharmaceutical, or cosmetic applications
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 58, 6277-6284, 2010

Barros L.,Heleno S.A.,Carvalho A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Lamiaceae often used in Portuguese folk medicine as a source of powerful antioxidants: Vitamins and phenolics
LWT, 43, 544-550, 2010

Guimarães R.,Barros L.,Barreira J.,Sousa M.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Targeting excessive free radicals with peels and juices of citrus fruits: Grapefruit, lemon, lime and orange
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 48, 99-106, 2010

Guimarães R.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Sousa M.,Morais J.,Ferreira I.
Aromatic plants as a source of important phytochemicals: Vitamins, sugars and fatty acids in Cistus ladanifer, Cupressus lusitanica and Eucalyptus gunnii leaves
Industrial Crops and Products, 30, 427-430, 2009

Barros L.,Heleno S.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Systematic evaluation of the antioxidant potential of different parts of Foeniculum vulgare Mill. from Portugal
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 47, 2458-2464, 2009

Pardo-de-Santayana M.,Tardío J.,Blanco E.,Carvalho A.M.,Lastra J.J.,San Miguel E.,Morales R.
Traditional knowledge of wild edible plants used in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal): A comparative study
Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 3, , 2007