Selected Publications


AF Silva, S Antunes, F Freitas, G Carvalho, MAM Reis, MT Barreto Crespo
Impact of sludge retention time on MBR fouling: role of extracellular polymeric substances determined through membrane autopsy
Biofouling 33(7):556-566 More info

AJ Arulandhu, M Staats, R Hagelaar, MM Voorhuijzen, TW Prins, IMJ Scholtens, A Costessi, D Duijsings, F Rechenmann, FB Gaspar, MTB Crespo et al.
Development and validation of a multi-locus DNA metabarcoding method to identify endangered species in complex samples
GigaScience 6 (10): 1-18. More info

M. Martins, C. Mourato, S. Sanches, JP Noronha, MT Barreto Crespo, IAC Pereira
Biogenic platinum and palladium nanoparticles as new catalysts for the removal of pharmaceutical compounds
Water Res. 108: 160-168 More info

NL Castanheira, AC Dourado, I Pais, J Semedo, P Scotti-Campos, N Borges, G Carvalho, MT Barreto Crespo, P Fareleira
Colonization and beneficial effects on annual ryegrass by mixed inoculation with plant growth promoting bacteria
Microbiol. Res. 198: 47-55 More info

Nunes M, et al.
TaqMan real-time PCR assay for detection/quantification of different genospecies of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato
Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2017 pii: S1877-959X(16)30277-1 More info

S Sanchez, M Martins, AF Silva, CF Galinha, MA Santos, IAC Pereira, MT Barreto Crespo
Bioremoval of priority polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by a microbial community with high sorption ability
Environ Sci Pollut Res. 24(4): 3550-3561 More info

VP Pereira, M Marques, R Marques, MJ Benoliel, MT Barreto Crespo
Inactivation of Fungi in Treated Surface Water by Chloramination
JAWWA. 109 (1): 19-23 More info


AF Silva, S Antunes, S Saunders, F Freitas, A Vieira, CF Galinha, PH Nielsen, MT Barreto Crespo, G Carvalho
Impact of sludge retention time on the fine composition of the microbial community and extracellular polymeric substances in a membrane bioreactor.
Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 100 (19): 8507-8521 More info

N. Castanheira, AC Dourado, S Krus, PI Alves, AI Delgado-Rodríguez, I Pais, J Semedo, P Scotti-Campos, C Sánchez, N Borges, G Carvalho, MT Barreto Crespo, P Fareleira
Plant growth promoting Burkholderia species isolated from annual ryegrass in Portuguese soils
J. Appl. Microbiol. 120 (3): 724–739 More info


AT Mata, JP Ferreira, MC Batoréu, MT Barreto Crespo, VJ Perreira, MR Bronze
Bottled water: Analysis of mycotoxins by LC–MS/MS. Analytical Methods
Food Chemistry 176: 455-464 More info

BR Oliveira, A Penetra, VV Cardoso, M.J Benoliel, MT Barreto Crespo, RA Samson, VJ Pereira.
Biodegradation of pesticides using fungi species found in the aquatic environment.
Environ Sci Pollut Res. 22 (15): 11781-11791. More info

Montet, D., MT Barreto Crespo et al.
Future topics of common interest for EU and Egypt in food quality, safety and traceability
Quality Assurance and Safety Crops & Foods 7 (3): 401-408. More info

S Craveiro, C Alves-Barroco, MT Barreto Crespo, AS Barreto, T Semedo-Lemsaddek
Aeromonas biofilm formation on stainless steel: efficiency of commonly used disinfectants
Int. J. Food Science & Technology 50 (4): 851-1064. More info


Marques AP, Zé-Zé L, San-Romão MV, Tenreiro R
A novel molecular method for identification of Oenococcus oeni and its specific detection in wine
Int J Food Microbiol. 142:251-255

Pereira VJ, Fernandes D, Carvalho G, Benoliel MJ, San Romão MV, Barreto Crespo MT
Assessment of the presence and dynamics of fungi in drinking water sources using cultural and molecular methods
Water Res. 44,17:4850-46592

T. Semedo-Lemsaddek, P.I. Alves, R. Tenreiro and M.T. Barreto Crespo
Enterococcus. In Molecular Detection of Human Pathogens
Dongyou Liu (Ed.), Section II Firmicutes and Tenericutes. Chapter 22, CRC Press, USA. In press


A.C. Dourado, P.I. Alves, T. Tenreiro, E.M. Ferreira, R. Tenreiro, P. Fareleira, M.T. Barreto Crespo
Identification of Sinorhizobium medicae based on a specific genomic sequence unveiled by M13-PCR fingerprinting
Int. Microbiol. 12: 215-210

C.I. Pereira, D. Matos, M.V. San Romão and M.T. Barreto Crespo
A dual role for the tyrosine decarboxylation pathway in Enterococcus faecium E17: acid tolerance response and generation of a proton motive force
Appl. Env. Microbiol. 75 (2): 345-352

T. Semedo-Lemsaddek, M.T. Barreto Crespo and R. Tenreiro
Occurrence of putative pathogenicity islands in enterococci from distinct species and differing origins
Appl. Env. Microbiol. 75 (22): 7217-7274

T. Semedo-Lemsaddek, P.I. Alves, R. Tenreiro and M.T. Barreto Crespo
Enterococcus. In Molecular Detection of Foodborne Pathogens
Dongyou Liu (Ed.), Section II. Foodborne Gram-positive Bacteria, Chapter 12, CRC Press, USA

V. J. Pereira, M. C. Basílio, D. Fernandes, M.Domingues, J. M. Paiva, M. J. Benoliel, M. T. Crespo, M. V. San Romão
Occurrence of filamentous fungi and yeasts in three different drinking water sources
Water Res., 43: 3813-3819


P.I. Alves, M.P. Martins, T. Semedo, J.J. Figueiredo Marques, R. Tenreiro, M. T. Barreto Crespo
Comparison of phenotypic and genotypic taxonomic methods for the identification of dairy enterococci
Anton Leeuw Int. J. G. 85: 237-252