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Isabel Mafra

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Research group
Food Quality and Technology

Position
Researcher

Researcher IDD-8207-2013
Ciência IDFD16-E7F4-C85C
Isabel Mafra has a degree in Food Engineering from the Portuguese Catholic University, a master's degree in Biological Engineering from the University of Minho and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Aveiro. She is currently Principal Researcher at the associated laboratory REQUIMTE at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Porto, where she has been developing research in the area of food quality and safety, more specifically in molecular biology applied to the assessment of food authenticity, analysis/characterization of food allergens and detection of genetically modified organisms. She has published more than 100 scientific articles in indexed international journals and participates(ed) in more than 30 scientific projects.

Representative Publications

Bovine Milk Allergens: A Comprehensive Review
10.1111/1541-4337.12318
Towards honey authentication: Differentiation of Apis mellifera subspecies in European honeys based on mitochondrial DNA markers
10.1016/j.foodchem.2018.12.119
Allergenic and novel food proteins: State of the art and challenges in the allergenicity assessment
10.1016/j.tifs.2018.03.007
Surveying genetically modified maize in foods marketed in Algeria
10.1016/j.foodcont.2019.106928
Cow's milk allergens: Screening gene markers for the detection of milk ingredients in complex meat products
10.1016/j.foodcont.2019.106823
Detection and quantification of milk ingredients as hidden allergens in meat products by a novel specific real-time PCR method
10.3390/biom9120804
Botanical origin authentication of dietary supplements by DNA‐based approaches
10.1111/1541-4337.12551