MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
CENTER

Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança

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CIMO

CIMO - Mountain Research Center. See video HERE

FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Altino Branco Choupina

Auxiliary Professor
Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
Phone: 2733033371
E-mail: albracho@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0002-3956-9398
Scopus Author ID: 14051602500

Career

  • Since 2001: Auxiliary Professor, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança
  • 1995 - 2001: Teacher of  Biology, Instituto Jean Piaget, Macedo de Cavaleiros, Bragança, Portugal
  • 1989 - 2001: Assistant Professor, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança
  • 1982 - 1989: Professor of Biology and Director in Secondary Education

Roles

  • 2007 - 2009: Vice-head of Biology Department, Agricultural School of Bragança, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança
  • 2004 - 2008: Director of the international project of regional development "COMBATINTA" INTERREG III-A, financed with FEDER funds, in collaboration with the University of Salamanca
  • Since 2003: Researcher at Mountain Research Centre (CIMO)
  • 2003 - 2005: Vice-President of the Representatives Assembly, Agricultural School of Bragança, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança

Qualifications

  • 2001 - in Biotechnology, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal
  • 1994 - in Biotechnology, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal
  • 1986 - in Biology and Geology, Universidade dos Açores, Portugal

Awards and Honors

  • 2007 - Vote of Honor from the Scientific Council, Agricultural College of Polytechnic Institute of Bragança

Interests

  • Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering of bacteria, yeasts, fungi and plants of agricultural and food interest
  • Food production by extrusion process

Projects:

- New products derived from sausage
Funding body: PRODER, Medida 4.1.
Reference: 020570056343
Principal Investigator:Maria Letícia Miranda Fernandes Estevinho
Start: 2014-05-27
End: 2017-12-31
- Valuation sub beekeeping products - Production of mead and honey vinegar
Funding body: PRODER, Medida 4.1.
Reference: 020557054811
Principal Investigator:Maria Letícia Miranda Fernandes Estevinho
Start: 2014-04-23
End: 2017-12-31
MBP - Development of new apiculture products in biological production mode
Funding body: PRODER – Medida 4.1 - Cooperação para a Inovação
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Maria Letícia Miranda Fernandes Estevinho
Start: 2011-02-01
End: 2015-03-31
- Identification, characterization and role of molecular factors associated with the mechanisms of infection of Fagaceae species by Phytophthora cinnamomi
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: PTDC/AGR-AAM/67628/2006
Start: 2007-01-01
End: 2010-01-01
COMBATINTA - Combate à Doença da “Tinta” do Castanheiro e outras culturas regionais por métodos moleculares
Funding body: Interreg III A- Cooperação Transfronteiriça Portugal-Espanha
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Altino Branco Choupina
Start: 2004-01-01
End: 2008-01-01

Total results: 25
1
Fernandes N.,Faria A.S.,Carvalho L.,Choupina A.,Rodrigues C.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Cadavez V.
Genetic Identification and Technological Potential of Indigenous Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated from Alheira, a Traditional Portuguese Sausage
Foods, 13, , 2024

2
Ferreira P.,Casquero P.A.,Choupina A.
Regulatory Non-Coding RNAs in Crops Health and Disease
Molecular Genetics, Microbiology and Virology, 38, 256-263, 2023

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Ferreira P.,Chahed A.,Estevinho L.M.,Seixas N.,Costa R.,Choupina A.
Post-Transcriptional Gene Silencing of Glucanase Inhibitor Protein in Phytophthora cinnamomi
Plants, 12, , 2023

5
Pascoal-Ferreira P.,Chahed A.,Costa R.,Branco I.,Choupina A.
Use of iRNA in the post-transcriptional gene silencing of necrosis-inducing Phytophthora protein 1(NPP1) in Phytophthora cinnamomi
Molecular Biology Reports, 50, 6493-6504, 2023

6
Foti P.,Russo N.,Randazzo C.L.,Choupina A.B.,Pino A.,Caggia C.,Romeo F.V.
Profiling of phenol content and microbial community dynamics during pâté olive cake fermentation
Food Bioscience, 52, , 2023

7
de Andrade Lourenço D.,Branco I.,Choupina A.
A systematic review about biological control of phytopathogenic Phytophthora cinnamomi
Molecular Biology Reports, 49, 9947-9962, 2022

8
Ferreira P.,Choupina A.B.
CRISPR/Cas9 a simple, inexpensive and effective technique for gene editing
Molecular Biology Reports, 49, 7079-7086, 2022

9
Boughanmi M.B.,Branco I.,Choupina A.
In silico characterization of molecular factors involved in metabolism and pathogenicity of Phytophthora cinnamomi
Molecular Biology Reports, 49, 1463-1473, 2022

10
Rama J.L.R.,Mallo N.,Biddau M.,Fernandes F.,de Miguel T.,Sheiner L.,Choupina A.,Lores M.
Exploring the powerful phytoarsenal of white grape marc against bacteria and parasites causing significant diseases
Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 28, 24270-24278, 2021

11
Branco I.,Choupina A.
Bioinformatics: new tools and applications in life science and personalized medicine
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 105, 937-951, 2021

12
Gonzales-Barron U.,Coelho-Fernandes S.,Santos-Rodrigues G.,Choupina A.,Piedra R.B.,Osoro K.,Celaya R.,García R.R.,Peric T.,Bianco S.D.,Piasentier E.,Chiesa F.,Brugiapaglia A.,Battaglini L.,Baratta M.,Bodas R.,Lorenzo J.M.,Cadavez V.A.P.
Microbial deterioration of lamb meat from European local breeds as affected by its intrinsic properties
Small Ruminant Research, 195, , 2021

13
de Andrade Lourenço D.,Branco I.,Choupina A.
Phytopathogenic oomycetes: a review focusing on Phytophthora cinnamomi and biotechnological approaches
Molecular Biology Reports, 47, 9179-9188, 2020

14
Costa R.,Domínguez A.,Choupina A.
Cloning and expression analysis of an endo-1,3-β-d-glucosidase from Phytophthora cinnamomi
Molecular Biology Reports, 47, 935-942, 2020

15
Martins I.M.,Meirinho S.,Costa R.,Cravador A.,Choupina A.
Cloning, characterization, in vitro and in planta expression of a necrosis-inducing Phytophthora protein 1 gene npp1 from Phytophthora cinnamomi
Molecular Biology Reports, 46, 6453-6462, 2019

16
Pascoal A.,Estevinho M.M.,Choupina A.B.,Sousa-Pimenta M.,Estevinho L.M.
An overview of the bioactive compounds, therapeutic properties and toxic effects of apitoxin
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 134, , 2019

17
Pascoal A.,Estevinho L.M.,Martins I.M.,Choupina A.B.
REVIEW: Novel sources and functions of microbial lipases and their role in the infection mechanisms
Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, 104, 119-126, 2018

18
Martins I.M.,Matos M.,Costa R.,Lopes-da-Silva F.,Pascoal A.,Estevinho L.M.,Choupina A.B.
Transglutaminases: Recent achievements and new sources
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98, 6957-6964, 2014

19
Choupina A.B.,Martins I.M.
Molecular markers for genetic diversity, gene flow and genetic population structure of freshwater mussel species
Brazilian Journal of Biology, 74, 167-170, 2014

20
Iglesias A.,Pascoal A.,Choupina A.B.,Carvalho C.A.,Feás X.,Estevinho L.M.
Developments in the fermentation process and quality improvement strategies for mead production
Molecules, 19, 12577-12590, 2014

21
Choupina A.B.,Estevinho L.,Martins I.M.
Scientifically advanced solutions for chestnut ink disease
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98, 3905-3909, 2014

22
Martins I.M.,Martins F.,Belo H.,Vaz M.,Carvalho M.,Cravador A.,Choupina A.
Cloning, characterization and in vitro and in planta expression of a glucanase inhibitor protein (GIP) of Phytophthora cinnamomi
Molecular Biology Reports, 41, 2453-2462, 2014

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Gouveia M.E.,Coelho V.,Choupina A.,Abreu C.G.,Hermosa R.,Monte E.
Diagnosis of ink disease of chestnut by molecular identification of associated phytophthora species
Acta Horticulturae, 693, 585-590, 2005

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Domînguez A.,Ferminân E.,Sânchez M.,Gonzalez F.J.,Pérez-Campo F.M.,Garcia S.,Herrero A.B.,Vicente A.S.,Cabello J.,Prado M.,Iglesias F.J.,Choupina A.,Burguillo F.J.,Fernândcz-Lago L.,Carmen Löpez M.
Non-conventional yeasts as hosts for heterologous protein production
International Microbiology, 1, 131-142, 1998