Carla Pinheiro

Professor Auxiliar Convidado

Interesses Científicos

Abiotic stress research making use of complementary approaches (plant physiology, biochemistry and proteomics); Photosynthetic performance and plant productivity; Source-sink relations (carbon metabolism); Seed development, yield and nutritional quality; Germplasm characterisation.

Publicações Representativas

Pinheiro C, Dickinson E, Marriott A et al. 2019 "Distinctive phytohormonal and metabolic profiles of Arabidopsis thaliana and Eutrema salsugineum under similar soil drying". Planta 249, 1417-33 doi 10.1007/s00425-019-03095-5 

Pinheiro C, Ribeiro IC, Reisinger V, Planchon S, Veloso MM, Renaut J, Eichacker L, Ricardo CP. 2018. “Salinity effect on germination, seedling growth and cotyledon membrane complexes of a Portuguese salt marsh wild beet ecotype”. Theoretical and Experimental Plant Physiology 30, 113-127 doi 10.1007/s40626-018-0107-4

Teixeira RT,  Fortes AM, Bai H, Pinheiro C, Pereira H. 2017. "Transcriptional profiling of cork oak phellogeniccells isolated by laser microdissection". Planta 247, 317-338 doi 10.1007/s00425-017-2786-5

Ribeiro IC, Leclercq CC, Simões N, Toureiro A, Duarte I, Freire JB, Chaves MM, Renaut J, Pinheiro C. 2017."Identification of chickpea seed proteins resistant to simulated in vitro human digestion". Journal of Proteomics 169, 143-52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jprot.2017.06.009

Zarrouk O., Brunetti C., Egipto R., Pinheiro C., Genebra T., Gori, A., Lopes C.M, Tattini M., Chaves M.M. 2016. "Grape ripening is regulated by deficit irrigation/elevated temperatures according to cluster position in the canopy". Front. Plant Sci. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.01640

Jardak-Jamoussi, R., Zarrouk, O., Ben Salem, A., Zoghlami, N., Mejri, S., Gandoura, S., Khiari, B., Mliki, A., Chaves, M.M., Ghorbel, A., Pinheiro, C. 2016. "Overexpressing Vitis vinifera YSK2 dehydrin in tobacco improves plant performance". Agricultural Water Management 164, 176-189. doi10.1016/j.agwat.2015.09.023

Zivy, M., Wienkoop, S., Renaut, J., Pinheiro, C., Goulas E., Carpentier, S. 2015. "The quest for tolerant varieties: the importance of integrating “omics” techniques to phenotyping". Frontiers in Plant Science 6: 448. doi 10.3389/fpls.2015.00448.

Pinheiro C., Sergeant K., Machado, C., Renaut, J. & Ricardo C. 2013 "Two traditional maize inbred lines of contrasting technological abilities are discriminated by the seed flour proteome". Journal of Proteome Research 12, 3152–65. doi: 10.1021/pr400012t

Pinheiro C., António C., Ortuño M.F., Dobrev P.I, Hartung W., Thomas-Oates J., Ricardo C.P., Vanková R., Chaves M.M., Wilson J.C. 2011. "Initial water deficit effects on Lupinus albus photosynthetic performance, carbon metabolism and hormonal balance: metabolic reorganisation prior to early stress responses". Journal of Experimental Botany 62, 4965-4974.doi:10.1093/jxb/err194

Pinheiro C. and Chaves M.M. 2011. “Photosynthesis and drought - can we make metabolic connections from available data?” Journal of Experimental Botany 62, 869-882. doi:10.1093/jxb/erq340 (HIGHLY CITED PAPER in the PLANT & ANIMAL SCIENCE field)


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