LAQV REQUIMTE

(Chemical) Bonding is what makes life possible

Francisca Lisboa Rodrigues

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Research group
Environmental Chemistry

Position
Researcher

Researcher IDK-9099-2017
Ciência ID4F19-3D98-2CBA
Francisca Rodrigues graduated in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Faculty of Pharmacy - University of Porto (FFUP) in 2008, and finished a Master in Quality Control at FFUP in 2011. In 2012 she was awarded by FCT with a PhD scholarship in collaboration with a cosmetic industry and in 2016 she finished her PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences in the same University. Between 2016 and 2018 she was a Postdoc Researcher at LAQV/REQUIMTE-FFUP and in 2019 she moved to REQUIMTE/LAQV-ISEP. Her current research is focused on the study of new ingredients based on food by-products and their application in cosmetic and nutraceutical fields. In particular, her expertise is focus on in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo assays.

Representative Publications

Insights on in vitro models for safety and toxicity assessment of cosmetic ingredients
10.1016/j.ijpharm.2017.01.024
Green-Sustainable Recovery of Phenolic and Antioxidant Compounds from Industrial Chestnut Shells Using Ultrasound-Assisted Extraction: Optimization and Evaluation of Biological Activities In Vitro
10.3390/antiox9030267
Optimizing the extraction of phenolic antioxidants from chestnut shells by subcritical water extraction using response surface methodology
10.1016/j.foodchem.2020.127521
Bioactivity, phytochemical profile and pro-healthy properties of Actinidia arguta: A review
10.1016/j.foodres.2020.109449
Optimizing the extraction of phenolic antioxidants from chestnut shells by subcritical water extraction using response surface methodology
10.1016/j.foodchem.2020.127521
Valorisation of underexploited Castanea sativa shells bioactive compounds recovered by Supercritical Fluid Extraction with CO2: A Response Surface Methodology approach