Ana Margarida Madureira

PhD (2004) in Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), Universidade de Lisboa
Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Therapeutics

Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade de Lisboa — Av. Prof. Gama Pinto, 1649-003 Lisboa, Portugal

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Researcher ID M-7564-2013
Group Researcher ID B-5387-2014
Scopus Author ID 6603716601

Research Interests

• Isolation and structural characterization of compounds by spectroscopic methods (NMR techniques and mass spectrometry).

• Phytochemical study and biological evaluation of native plants from Portugal flora and African plants used in traditional medicine to treat cancer and infectious diseases.

• Evaluation of several bioactivities of extracts/compounds, namely antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant and cytotoxicity activity, using an enlarge panel of microorganisms and cell systems.

Selected Publications

Pereira F, Madureira AM, Sancha S, Mulhovo, S, Luo X, Duarte A, Ferreira MJU. Cleistochlamys kirkii chemical constituents: Antibacterial activity and synergistic effects against resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains. J Ethnopharm 2016; 178: 180-187.

Pereira F, Baptista R, Ladeiras D, Madureira AM, Teixeira G, Rosado C, Fernandes AS, Ascensão L, Silva C, Reis C, Rijo P. Production and characterization of nanoparticles containing methanol extracts of Portuguese Lavenders. Measurement 2015; 74:170-177.

Vieira C, Duarte N, Reis MA, Spengler G, Madureira AM, Molnar, J, Ferreira MJU. Improving the MDR reversal activity of 6,17-epoxylathyrane diterpenes. Bioorg Med Chem 2014; 22: 6392-6400.

Baptista R, Madureira AM, Jorge R, Adao R, Duarte A, Duarte N, Lopes MM, Teixeira G. Antioxidant and antimycotic activities of two native Lavandula species from Portugal. Evid-Based Compl Alt 2015; 570521.

Madureira AM, Duarte A, Teixeira G. Antimicrobial activity of selected extracts from Hakea salicifolia and H. sericeae (Proteaceae) against Staphylococcus aureus multiresistant strains. S Afr J Bot 2012; 81: 40-43.