Welcome Dr Manuel Fernandes Ferreira

Dr Manuel Fernandes Ferreira

Full Professor
Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto Rua do Campo Alegre, S/N Edifício FC4, Portugal.


Biography & Research Interest

Welcome Dr Manuel Fernandes Ferreira to Join the Editorial Board of International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. Dr Manuel Fernandes Ferreira is a Full Professor of Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto Rua do Campo Alegre. His academic achievements include: Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Bioactivities of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAP). Metabolic engineering. MAP bioproducts: chemical characterization of essential oils and phenolics; biotechnological production; bioactivities evaluation; new applications involving Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Phytochemist with 25 years experience in in vitro plant cell, tissue and organ cultures, production, identification, quantification and biological effects of natural product compounds, including essential oil constituents, lipid-like, and phenolic-like compounds of medicinal plants, food crops, biopesticides, biofuel and biodiesel. Experienced in samples preparation and derivatization for GC and GC-MS and different, analytical methods by GC, GC-MS and HPLC) as well as bioassays of natural products, as antimicrobial, antioxidant, hepatoprotector, hepatotoxic, colorectal cancer chemoprevention, and others).

Key words:
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAP); Biological activity of MAP Products, Pharmacology of MAP Products; Toxicity of MAP Products; Essential Oils; Antioxidants; Biochemistry of MAP Products; Biotechnology of MAP Products, colorectal cancer chemoprevention, hepatoprotection,.


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