Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança



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José Virgílio Santulhão Pinela

Junior Researcher
Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
Phone: 273330903
ORCID: 0000-0001-7523-1637
Scopus Author ID: 54392272800


  • Since 2019: Junior Researcher (national funding by FCT, Foundation for Science and Technology) at CIMO-IPB, Portugal
  • 2018 - 2019: Junior Researcher (project POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030463) at CIMO-IPB, Portugal
  • 2018 - 2018: Post-Doctoral Researcher (UID/AGR/00690/2013_DNAABN) at CIMO-IPB, Portugal
  • 2016 - 2016: Visiting PhD Student at Faculty of Pharm
  • 2014 - 2017: PhD Fellow of FCT (SFRH/BD/92994/2013) at CIMO and REQUIMTE/LAQV, Portugal


  • Since 2019: Topic Editor of Molecules, MDPI


  • 2017 - PhD in Sustainable Chemistry, University of Porto (jointly with University of Aveiro and Nova University of Lisbon), Portugal
  • 2013 - in Phytopharmacy and Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2012 - in Biotechnology, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2010 - First degree in Phytochemistry and Phytolarmacology, Politechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal

Awards and Honors

  • 2017 - Honourable Mention for Oral Communication awarded by the Society for Economic Botany (SEB) at 58th SEB Annual Meeting, Bragança, Portugal
  • 2017 - Elsevier's Outstanding Reviewer recognition
  • 2016 - Best Poster Award at International Conference on Safety and Innovation in Food Packaging 2016 (InSiPack), Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2014 - Best Graduate Student Diploma in Phytopharmacy and MAP (2012-2013), ESA-IPB, Bragança, Portugal
  • 2013 - Best Master Student Diploma in Biotechnology (2010-2012), ESA-IPB, Bragança, Portugal
  • 2011 - Best Oral Presentation Award at V Jornadas de Análises Clínicas e Saúde Pública de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal


  • Medicinal and local food plants. Food processing and preservation. Post-harvesting technology.
  • Biowaste valorisation. Optimization of extraction and stabilization methods. Bio-based ingredients.
  • Bioactivity and chemistry of natural products. Cellular antioxidant activity. Phytochemicals.


SustainableTrout - Promoção, Valorização e Sustentabilidade da Truta de Boticas
Funding body: LA CAIXA - Promove - Regiões Fronteiriças
Reference: PL23-00082
Principal Investigator:Maria Inês Moreira Figueiredo Dias
Start: 2023-07-01
End: 2026-06-30
WOODLANDFUNGI - Valorização e Sustentabilidade dos Cogumelos Silvestres do Barroso
Funding body: LA CAIXA - Promove - Regiões Fronteiriças
Principal Investigator:Carla Susana Correia Pereira
Start: 2023-06-30
End: 2025-05-31
PulpIng - Development of Pumpking Pulp Formulations using a Sustainable Integrated Strategy
Funding body: FCT - PRIMA
Reference: PRIMA/0007/2019
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2020-09-01
End: 2024-08-31
Safe2Taste - Integrated approaches for socio-economic boosting of the sustainable production and consumption of Montesinho mushrooms
Funding body: FCT - MONTESINHO
Reference: MTS/BRB/0056/2020
Principal Investigator:Carla Susana Correia Pereira
Start: 2021-07-01
End: 2024-06-30
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
HealthyPETFOOD - Formulações PetFood para promoção da saúde e qualidade de vida
Funding body: PORTUGAL 2020 - COMPETE 2020 - Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização
Reference: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-047073
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2020-07-01
End: 2023-06-30
INTEGRAVALOR - Estratégia integrada de valorização de subprodutos agroalimentares
Funding body: PORTUGAL 2020 - COMPETE 2020 - Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização
Reference: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-072241
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2021-01-01
End: 2023-06-30
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
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:Olga Ferreira
Start: 2018-06-01
End: 2022-05-31
IBERPHENOL - Red cooperativa de investigación en el ámbito de polifenoles y sus aplicaciones industriales
Funding body: POCTEP 2014-2020 - Programa de Cooperação Transfronteiriça Portugal – Espanha
Reference: 0377_IBERPHENOL_6_E
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2015-10-01
End: 2020-12-31
Halófitas Vermelhas - Halófitas vermelhas como nova fonte de biomoléculas com aplicação na indústria alimentar, nutracêutica e medicina
Funding body: Programa bilateral Portugal/Tunísia
Principal Investigator:João Carlos Martins Barreira
Start: 2019-01-01
End: 2020-12-31
AROMAP - Preservation of aromatic condiment plants
Funding body: PRODER - Medida 4.1
Principal Investigator:Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira
Start: 2014-05-01
End: 2016-10-31

Total results: 117
Añibarro-Ortega M.,López V.,Núñez S.,Petrović J.,Mandim F.,Barros L.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.
Phenolic composition and in vitro bioactive and enzyme inhibitory properties of bell pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) plant extracts
Industrial Crops and Products, 214, , 2024

Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Alonso-Esteban J.I.
Antioxidant Activity of Foods and Natural Products
Molecules, 29, , 2024

Albuquerque B.R.,Finimundy T.C.,Pinela J.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Calhelha R.C.,Vaz J.,Corrêa R.C.G.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Barros L.
Exploring the bioactive compounds from berry biowaste: Eugenia involucrata DC. as a study case
Food Bioscience, 58, , 2024

Mandim F.,Pinela J.,Marcelino S.,Dias M.I.,Barracosa P.,Ivanov M.,Soković M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Barros L.
Insights into the phenolic composition and in vitro bioactivity of cardoon capitulum: A nutraceutical-oriented valorization study
Food Chemistry, 435, , 2024

Dias M.I.,Corrêa R.C.G.,Steinmacher N.C.,Pinela J.,Pereira C.
Editorial: Emerging unconventional plants for derived food products and ingredients
Frontiers in Nutrition, 11, , 2024

Moldovan C.,Frumuzachi O.,Babotă M.,Pinela J.,Barros L.,Rocchetti G.,López V.,Lucini L.,Crișan G.,Mocan A.
Untargeted phytochemical profiling and biological activity of small yellow onion (Allium flavum L.) from different regions of Romania
Food Chemistry, 426, , 2023

Liava V.,Chaski C.,Añibarro-Ortega M.,Pereira A.,Pinela J.,Barros L.,Petropoulos S.A.
The Effect of Biostimulants on Fruit Quality of Processing Tomato Grown under Deficit Irrigation
Horticulturae, 9, , 2023

Albuquerque B.R.,Pinela J.,Pereira C.,Mandim F.,Heleno S.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Barros L.
Recovery of anthocyanins from Eugenia spp. fruit peels: a comparison between heat- and ultrasound-assisted extraction
Sustainable Food Technology, 2, 189-201, 2023

Cerino M.C.,Pinela J.,Caleja C.,Saux C.,Pereira E.,Barros L.
Dynamic Maceration of Acerola (Malpighia emarginata DC.) Fruit Waste: An Optimization Study to Recover Anthocyanins
Agronomy, 13, , 2023

Menezes B.,Caleja C.,Calhelha R.C.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Stojković D.,Soković M.,Gonçalves O.H.,Leimann F.V.,Pereira E.,Barros L.
Use of Bio-Waste of Ilex paraguariensis A. St. Hil. (Yerba mate) to Obtain an Extract Rich in Phenolic Compounds with Preservative Potential
Foods, 12, , 2023

Vega E.N.,García-Herrera P.,Ciudad-Mulero M.,Dias M.I.,Matallana-González M.C.,Cámara M.,Tardío J.,Molina M.,Pinela J.,C.S.P. Pires T.,Barros L.,Fernández-Ruiz V.,Morales P.
Wild sweet cherry, strawberry and bilberry as underestimated sources of natural colorants and bioactive compounds with functional properties
Food Chemistry, 414, , 2023

Correia E.E.M.,Figueirinha A.,Rodrigues L.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Barros L.,Fernandes C.,Salgueiro L.,Gonçalves T.
The Chemical Profile, and Antidermatophytic, Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidant and Antitumor Activities of Withania chevalieri A.E. Gonç. Ethanolic Extract
Plants, 12, , 2023

Pinela J.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Barros L.
Editorial: Functional foods processing and preservation
Food Bioscience, 53, , 2023

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

Albuquerque B.R.,Finimundy T.C.,Pinela J.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Mandim F.,Vaz J.,Corrêa R.C.G.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Barros L.
Brazilian berry waste as a source of bioactive compounds: grumixama (Eugenia brasiliensis Lam.) as a case study
Food and Function, 14, 3994-4005, 2023

Albuquerque B.R.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Alves M.J.,Corrêa R.C.G.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Barros L.
Insights into the Chemical Composition and In Vitro Bioactive Properties of Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana L.) Pericarp
Foods, 12, , 2023

Albuquerque B.R.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Petrović J.,Soković M.,Calhelha R.C.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Valorization of rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.) peel: Chemical composition, biological activity, and optimized recovery of anthocyanins
Food Research International, 165, , 2023

Madureira J.,Albuquerque B.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Santos-Buelga C.,Margaça F.M.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Cabo Verde S.,Barros L.
Ultrasound-assisted extraction of hydroxytyrosol and tyrosol from olive pomace treated by gamma radiation: process optimization and bioactivity assessment
Food and Function, 14, 3038-3050, 2023

Pereira A.,Añibarro-Ortega M.,Kostić M.,Nogueira A.,Soković M.,Pinela J.,Barros L.
Upcycling Quince Peel into Bioactive Ingredients and Fiber Concentrates through Multicomponent Extraction Processes
Antioxidants, 12, , 2023

Babotă M.,Frumuzachi O.,Nicolescu A.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Barros L.,Añibarro-Ortega M.,Stojković D.,Carević T.,Mocan A.,López V.,Crișan G.
Thymus Species from Romanian Spontaneous Flora as Promising Source of Phenolic Secondary Metabolites with Health-Related Benefits
Antioxidants, 12, , 2023

Pereira A.,Añibarro-Ortega M.,Nogueira A.,Barros L.,Pinela J.
Optimization of Dietary Fiber Extraction from Quince Peel †
Engineering Proceedings, 37, , 2023

Albuquerque B.R.,Pinela J.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.C.,Oliveira I.,Heleno S.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Barros L.
Optimization and comparison of heat- and ultrasound-assisted extraction methods for anthocyanin recovery from Sicana odorifera fruit epicarp
Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, , 2023

Igual M.,Fernandes Â.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,García-Segovia P.,Martínez-Monzó J.,Barros L.
The In Vitro Simulated Gastrointestinal Digestion Affects the Bioaccessibility and Bioactivity of Beta vulgaris Constituents
Foods, 12, , 2023

Pinela J.,Fuente B.d.l.,Rodrigues M.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Mandim F.,Almeida A.,Dias M.I.,Caleja C.,Barros L.
Upcycling Fish By-Products into Bioactive Fish Oil: The Suitability of Microwave-Assisted Extraction
Biomolecules, 13, , 2023

Cavichi L.V.,Liberal Â.,Dias M.I.,Mandim F.,Pinela J.,Kostić M.,Soković M.,Kalschne D.L.,Fernandes Â.,Canan C.,Barros L.,Amaral J.S.
Chemical Composition and Biological Activity of Commelina erecta: An Edible Wild Plant Consumed in Brazil
Foods, 12, , 2023

Youssef S.,Custódio L.,Rodrigues M.J.,Pereira C.G.,Calhelha R.C.,Pinela J.,Barros L.,Jekő J.,Cziáky Z.,Ben Hamed K.
Nutritional anti-nutritional chemical composition and antioxidant activities of the leaves of the sea cliff dwelling species Limonium spathulatum (Desf.) Kuntze
Frontiers in Plant Science, 13, , 2022

Polumackanycz M.,Petropoulos S.A.,Añibarro-Ortega M.,Pinela J.,Barros L.,Plenis A.,Viapiana A.
Chemical Composition and Antioxidant Properties of Common and Lemon Verbena
Antioxidants, 11, , 2022

de la Fuente B.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Heleno S.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barba F.J.,Berrada H.,Caleja C.,Barros L.
Sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and sea bream (Sparus aurata) head oils recovered by microwave-assisted extraction: Nutritional quality and biological properties
Food and Bioproducts Processing, 136, 97-105, 2022

Mascoloti Spréa R.,Caleja C.,Pinela J.,Finimundy T.C.,Calhelha R.C.,Kostić M.,Sokovic M.,Prieto M.A.,Pereira E.,Amaral J.S.,Barros L.
Comparative study on the phenolic composition and in vitro bioactivity of medicinal and aromatic plants from the Lamiaceae family
Food Research International, 161, , 2022

Babotă M.,Frumuzachi O.,Mocan A.,Tămaș M.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Stojković D.,Soković M.,Bădărău A.S.,Crișan G.,Barros L.,Păltinean R.
Unravelling Phytochemical and Bioactive Potential of Three Hypericum Species from Romanian Spontaneous Flora: H. alpigenum, H. perforatum and H. rochelii
Plants, 11, , 2022

Polyzos N.,Paschoalinotto B.H.,Compocholi M.,Pinela J.,Heleno S.A.,Calhelha R.C.,Dias M.I.,Barros L.,Petropoulos S.A.
Fertilization of Pot-Grown Cichorium spinosum L.: How It Can Affect Plant Growth, Chemical Profile, and Bioactivities of Edible Parts?
Horticulturae, 8, , 2022

Othman S.,Añibarro-Ortega M.,Dias M.I.,Ćirić A.,Mandim F.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Pinela J.,Barros L.
Valorization of quince peel into functional food ingredients: A path towards “zero waste” and sustainable food systems
Heliyon, 8, , 2022

Dias M.I.,Albiston C.,Añibarro-Ortega M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Pinela J.,Barros L.
Sonoextraction of phenolic compounds and saponins from Aesculus hippocastanum seed kernels: Modeling and optimization
Industrial Crops and Products, 185, , 2022

Moreira B.,Pereira E.,Finimundy T.C.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Carocho M.,Stojković D.,Sokovic M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Caleja C.,Barros L.
Pineapple by-products as a source of bioactive compounds with potential for industrial food application
Food and Function, 13, 9959-9972, 2022

Pinela J.,Petropoulos S.A.,Barros L.
Editorial: Advances in tomato and tomato compounds research and technology
Frontiers in Nutrition, 9, , 2022

de la Fuente B.,Pinela J.,Mandim F.,Heleno S.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barba F.J.,Berrada H.,Caleja C.,Barros L.
Nutritional and bioactive oils from salmon (Salmo salar) side streams obtained by Soxhlet and optimized microwave-assisted extraction
Food Chemistry, 386, , 2022

López-Hortas L.,Caleja C.,Pinela J.,Petrović J.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Torres M.D.,Domínguez H.,Pereira E.,Barros L.
Comparative evaluation of physicochemical profile and bioactive properties of red edible seaweed Chondrus crispus subjected to different drying methods
Food Chemistry, 383, , 2022

Petropoulos S.A.,Fernandes Â.,Finimundy T.C.,Polyzos N.,Pinela J.,Ivanov M.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
The Bioactivities and Chemical Profile of Turnip-Rooted Parsley Germplasm
Horticulturae, 8, , 2022

Fernandes F.A.,Heleno S.A.,Pinela J.,Carocho M.,Prieto M.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Recovery of Citric Acid from Citrus Peels: Ultrasound-Assisted Extraction Optimized by Response Surface Methodology
Chemosensors, 10, , 2022

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

Bortolini D.G.,Barros L.,Maciel G.M.,Brugnari T.,Modkovski T.A.,Fachi M.M.,Pontarolo R.,Pinela J.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Haminiuk C.W.I.
Bioactive profile of edible nasturtium and rose flowers during simulated gastrointestinal digestion
Food Chemistry, 381, , 2022

Mandim F.,Petropoulos S.A.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Kostic M.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Santos-Buelga C.,Barros L.
Phenolic Composition and Antioxidant, Anti-Inflammatory, Cytotoxic, and Antimicrobial Activities of Cardoon Blades at Different Growth Stages
Biology, 11, , 2022

Alonso-Esteban J.I.,Pinela J.,Ćirić A.,Calhelha R.C.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Torija-Isasa E.,Sánchez-Mata M.d.C.
Chemical composition and biological activities of whole and dehulled hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) seeds
Food Chemistry, 374, , 2022

Roriz C.L.,Heleno S.A.,Alves M.J.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Calhelha R.C.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Red pitaya (Hylocereus costaricensis) peel as a source of valuable molecules: Extraction optimization to recover natural colouring agents
Food Chemistry, 372, , 2022

Babotă M.,Frumuzachi O.,Gâvan A.,Iacoviță C.,Pinela J.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Zhang L.,Lucini L.,Rocchetti G.,Tanase C.,Crișan G.,Mocan A.
Optimized ultrasound-assisted extraction of phenolic compounds from Thymus comosus Heuff. ex Griseb. et Schenk (wild thyme) and their bioactive potential
Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 84, , 2022

Mandim F.,Petropoulos S.A.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Giannoulis K.D.,Kostić M.,Soković M.,Queijo B.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Chemical composition and biological activity of cardoon (Cynara cardunculus L. var. altilis) seeds harvested at different maturity stages
Food Chemistry, 369, , 2022

Añibarro-Ortega M.,Pinela J.,Alexopoulos A.,Petropoulos S.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
The powerful Solanaceae: Food and nutraceutical applications in a sustainable world
Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, 100, 131-172, 2022

Rodrigues M.J.,Castañeda-Loaiza V.,Monteiro I.,Pinela J.,Barros L.,Abreu R.M.V.,Oliveira M.C.,Reis C.,Soares F.,Pousão-Ferreira P.,Pereira C.G.,Custódio L.
Metabolomic profile and biological properties of sea lavender (Limonium algarvense erben) plants cultivated with aquaculture wastewaters: Implications for its use in herbal formulations and food additives
Foods, 10, , 2021

Mandim F.,Petropoulos S.A.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Kostić M.,Soković M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Phenolic composition and biological properties of cynara cardunculus l. Var. altilis petioles: Influence of the maturity stage
Antioxidants, 10, , 2021

Silva A.R.,Pinela J.,García P.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Cytinus hypocistis (L.) L.: Optimised heat/ultrasound-assisted extraction of tannins by response surface methodology
Separation and Purification Technology, 276, , 2021

Añibarro-Ortega M.,Pinela J.,Ćirić A.,Lopes E.,Molina A.K.,Calhelha R.C.,Soković M.,Ferreira O.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Extraction of aloesin from aloe vera rind using alternative green solvents: Process optimization and biological activity assessment
Biology, 10, , 2021

Fernandes Â.,Liberal Â.,Pinela J.,Finimundy T.C.,Bancessi A.,Ćirić A.,Soković M.,Catarino L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Compositional features and biological activities of wild and commercial Moringa oleifera leaves from Guinea-Bissau
Food Bioscience, 43, , 2021

Liberal Â.,Coelho C.T.P.,Fernandes Â.,Cardoso R.V.C.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Alves M.J.,Severino V.G.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Chemical features and bioactivities of lactuca canadensis L., an unconventional food plant from Brazilian cerrado
Agriculture (Switzerland), 11, , 2021

Giordano M.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Calhelha R.C.,Stojković D.,Soković M.,Tavares D.,Cánepa A.L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Caleja C.,Barros L.
Ultrasound-assisted extraction of flavonoids from kiwi peel: Process optimization and bioactivity assessment
Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 11, , 2021

Liberal Â.,Fernandes Â.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Vivar-Quintana A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Phytochemical and antioxidant profile of pardina lentil cultivars from different regions of Spain
Foods, 10, , 2021

Fernandes Â.,Figueiredo S.,Finimundy T.C.,Pinela J.,Tzortzakis N.,Ivanov M.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Petropoulos S.A.,Barros L.
Chemical composition and bioactive properties of purple french bean (Phaseolus vulgaris l.) as affected by water deficit irrigation and biostimulants application
Sustainability (Switzerland), 13, , 2021

Alaya I.B.,Pereira E.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Soković M.,Kostić M.,Prieto M.A.,Essid F.,Caleja C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Development of a natural preservative from chestnut flowers: Ultrasound-assisted extraction optimization and functionality assessment
Chemosensors, 9, , 2021

Cardoso R.V.C.,Carocho M.,Fernandes Â.,Pinela J.,Stojković D.,Soković M.,Zied D.C.,Cobos J.D.V.,González-Paramás A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Antioxidant and antimicrobial influence on oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) from substrate supplementation of calcium silicate
Sustainability (Switzerland), 13, , 2021

Roriz C.L.,Xavier V.,Heleno S.A.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Calhelha R.C.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Chemical and bioactive features of amaranthus caudatus l. Flowers and optimized ultrasound-assisted extraction of betalains
Foods, 10, , 2021

Fernandes Â.,Bancessi A.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Liberal Â.,Calhelha R.C.,Ćirić A.,Soković M.,Catarino L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Nutritional and phytochemical profiles and biological activities of Moringa oleifera Lam. edible parts from Guinea-Bissau (West Africa)
Food Chemistry, 341, , 2021

Ueda J.M.,Pedrosa M.C.,Fernandes F.A.,Rodrigues P.,Melgar B.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Ivanov M.,Soković M.,Heleno S.A.,Carocho M.,Ineu R.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Promising preserving agents from sage and basil: A case study with yogurts
Foods, 10, , 2021

Paschoalinotto B.H.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Alves M.J.,Mocan A.,Calhelha R.C.,Barros L.,Ineu R.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Phytochemical characterization and evaluation of bioactive properties of tisanes prepared from promising medicinal and aromatic plants
Foods, 10, 1-26, 2021

Gómez-Mejía E.,Roriz C.L.,Heleno S.A.,Calhelha R.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Rosales-Conrado N.,León-González M.E.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Valorisation of black mulberry and grape seeds: Chemical characterization and bioactive potential
Food Chemistry, 337, , 2021

Mandim F.,Petropoulos S.A.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Kostic M.,Soković M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Seasonal variation in bioactive properties and phenolic composition of cardoon (Cynara cardunculus var. altilis) bracts
Food Chemistry, 336, , 2021

Cardoso R.V.C.,Fernandes Â.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Carocho M.,Vasallo E.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Valorization of cereal by-products from the milling industry as a source of nutrients and bioactive compounds to boost resource-use efficiency
Agronomy, 11, , 2021

Pedrosa M.C.,Ueda J.M.,Melgar B.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Ivanov M.,Soković M.,Heleno S.,da Silva A.B.,Carocho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Preservation of chocolate muffins with Lemon Balm, Oregano, and Rosemary extracts
Foods, 10, , 2021

Liberal Â.,Pinela J.,Vívar-Quintana A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Fighting iron-deficiency anemia: Innovations in food fortificants and biofortification strategies
Foods, 9, , 2020

Liberal Â.,Fernandes Â.,Polyzos N.,Petropoulos S.A.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Petrović J.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Bioactive properties and phenolic compound profiles of turnip-rooted, plain-leafed and curly-leafed parsley cultivars
Molecules, 25, , 2020

Cruz L.R.O.,Polyzos N.,Fernandes Â.,Petropoulos S.A.,Gioia F.D.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Kostić M.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Effect of saline conditions on chemical profile and the bioactive properties of three red-colored basil cultivars
Agronomy, 10, , 2020

Rocha R.,Pinela J.,Abreu R.M.V.,Añibarro-Ortega M.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Saldanha A.L.,Alves M.J.,Nogueira A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Extraction of anthocyanins from red raspberry for natural food colorants development: Processes optimization and in vitro bioactivity
Processes, 8, 1-19, 2020

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

Roriz C.L.,Heleno S.A.,Carocho M.,Rodrigues P.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Fernandes I.P.,Barreiro M.F.,Morales P.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Betacyanins from Gomphrena globosa L. flowers: Incorporation in cookies as natural colouring agents
Food Chemistry, 329, , 2020

Vara A.L.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Petrović J.,Nogueira A.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Compositional features of the “Kweli” red raspberry and its antioxidant and antimicrobial activities
Foods, 9, , 2020

Fernandes Â.,Polyzos N.,Petropoulos S.A.,Pinela J.,Ardohain E.,Moreira G.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Phytochemical composition and nutritional value of pot-grown turnip-rooted and plain and curly-leafed parsley cultivars
Agronomy, 10, , 2020

Kostić M.,Ivanov M.,Fernandes Â.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Glamočlija J.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Soković M.,Ćirić A.
Antioxidant extracts of three russula genus species express diverse biological activity
Molecules, 25, , 2020

Mandim F.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Barracosa P.,Ivanov M.,Stojković D.,Soković M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical composition and in vitro biological activities of cardoon (Cynara cardunculus L. var. altilis DC.) seeds as influenced by viability: Chemical prospection and bioactivity of cardoon seeds
Food Chemistry, 323, , 2020

Mandim F.,Petropoulos S.A.,Giannoulis K.D.,Dias M.I.,Fernandes Â.,Pinela J.,Kostic M.,Soković M.,Barros L.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Seasonal variation of bioactive properties and phenolic composition of Cynara cardunculus var. altilis
Food Research International, 134, , 2020

Madureira J.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Barros L.,Santos-Buelga C.,Margaça F.M.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Cabo Verde S.
The use of gamma radiation for extractability improvement of bioactive compounds in olive oil wastes
Science of the Total Environment, 727, , 2020

Ghada B.,Pereira E.,Pinela J.,Prieto M.A.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.C.,Stojkovic D.,Sokóvic M.,Zaghdoudi K.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Recovery of anthocyanins from passion fruit epicarp for food colorants: Extraction process optimization and evaluation of bioactive properties
Molecules, 25, , 2020

Ayuso M.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Barros L.,Ivanov M.,Calhelha R.C.,Soković M.,Ramil-Rego P.,Barreal M.E.,Gallego P.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Phenolic composition and biological activities of the in vitro cultured endangered Eryngium viviparum J. Gay
Industrial Crops and Products, 148, , 2020

Pinela J.,Omarini A.B.,Stojković D.,Barros L.,Postemsky P.D.,Calhelha R.C.,Breccia J.,Fernández-Lahore M.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Biotransformation of rice and sunflower side-streams by dikaryotic and monokaryotic strains of Pleurotus sapidus: Impact on phenolic profiles and bioactive properties
Food Research International, 132, , 2020

Fernandes F.A.,Carocho M.,Heleno S.A.,Rodrigues P.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Prieto M.A.,Simal-Gandara J.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Effect of natural preservatives on the nutritional profile, chemical composition, bioactivity and stability of a nutraceutical preparation of aloe arborescens
Antioxidants, 9, , 2020

Silva A.R.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Calhelha R.C.,Alves M.J.,Mocan A.,García P.A.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Exploring the phytochemical profile of Cytinus hypocistis (L.) L. as a source of health-promoting biomolecules behind its in vitro bioactive and enzyme inhibitory properties
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 136, , 2020

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

Cruz L.R.O.,Fernandes Â.,Di Gioia F.,Petropoulos S.A.,Polyzos N.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Kostíc M.,Sokovíc M.D.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
The effect of nitrogen input on chemical profile and bioactive properties of green- and red-colored basil cultivars
Antioxidants, 9, 1-23, 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

Añibarro-Ortega M.,Pinela J.,Barros L.,Ćirić A.,Silva S.P.,Coelho E.,Mocan A.,Calhelha R.C.,Soković M.,Coimbra M.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Compositional features and bioactive properties of aloe vera leaf (Fillet, mucilage, and rind) and flower
Antioxidants, 8, , 2019

Alonso-Esteban J.I.,Pinela J.,Barros L.,Ćirić A.,Soković M.,Calhelha R.C.,Torija-Isasa E.,de Cortes Sánchez-Mata M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Phenolic composition and antioxidant, antimicrobial and cytotoxic properties of hop (Humulus lupulus L.) Seeds
Industrial Crops and Products, 134, 154-159, 2019

Silva de Sá I.,Peron A.P.,Leimann F.V.,Bressan G.N.,Krum B.N.,Fachinetto R.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Gonçalves O.H.,Ineu R.P.
In vitro and in vivo evaluation of enzymatic and antioxidant activity, cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of curcumin-loaded solid dispersions
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 125, 29-37, 2019

Pinela J.,Prieto M.A.,Pereira E.,Jabeur I.,Barreiro M.F.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Optimization of heat- and ultrasound-assisted extraction of anthocyanins from Hibiscus sabdariffa calyces for natural food colorants
Food Chemistry, 275, 309-321, 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

Dos Santos P.D.F.,Francisco C.R.L.,Coqueiro A.,Leimann F.V.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Porto Ineu R.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Bona E.,Gonçalves O.H.
The nanoencapsulation of curcuminoids extracted from: Curcuma longa L. and an evaluation of their cytotoxic, enzymatic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities
Food and Function, 10, 573-582, 2019

Lockowandt L.,Pinela J.,Roriz C.L.,Pereira C.,Abreu R.M.V.,Calhelha R.C.,Alves M.J.,Barros L.,Bredol M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical features and bioactivities of cornflower (Centaurea cyanus L.) capitula: The blue flowers and the unexplored non-edible part
Industrial Crops and Products, 128, 496-503, 2019

Di Gioia F.,Pinela J.,Bailón A.D.H.,Fereira I.C.F.R.,Petropoulos S.A.
The dilemma of “good” and “bad” glucosinolates and the potential to regulate their content
Glucosinolates: Properties, Recovery, and Applications, 1-45, 2019

Pinela J.,Petropoulos S.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Innovative Legume Foods
Food Chemistry, Function and Analysis, 2019-January, 235-259, 2019

Mandim F.,Barros L.,Calhelha R.C.,Abreu R.M.V.,Pinela J.,Alves M.J.,Heleno S.,Santos P.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull: Chemical characterization, evaluation of its bioactive properties and effect on the vaginal microbiota
Food and Function, 10, 78-89, 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

Pinela J.,Antonio A.L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Methods Combined with Irradiation for Food Preservation
Food Chemistry, Function and Analysis, 2018-January, 237-279, 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

Pinela J.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Nonthermal physical technologies to decontaminate and extend the shelf-life of fruits and vegetables: Trends aiming at quality and safety
Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 57, 2095-2111, 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

Antonio A.L.,Pereira E.,Pinela J.,Heleno S.,Pereira C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Determination of antioxidant compounds in foodstuff
Food Safety: Innovative Analytical Tools for Safety Assessment, 179-220, 2016

Pinela J.,Carocho M.,Dias M.I.,Caleja C.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Wild Plant-Based Functional Foods, Drugs, and Nutraceuticals
Wild Plants, Mushrooms and Nuts: Functional Food Properties and Applications, 315-351, 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

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

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

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

Pinela J.,Barros L.,Dueñas M.,Carvalho A.M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
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

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

Pinela J.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Nutritional composition and antioxidant activity of four tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) farmer' varieties in Northeastern Portugal homegardens
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 50, 829-834, 2012

Pinela J.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Influence of the drying method in the antioxidant potential and chemical composition of four shrubby flowering plants from the tribe Genisteae (Fabaceae)
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 49, 2983-2989, 2011