Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria

Assistant Professor

Generic Bio

Freni K. Tavaria has a degree in Biology (Texas A&M University, USA) and a PhD in Food Science and Engineering (Escola Superior de Biotecnologia - ESB). She is currently Assistant Professor at ESB, where she teaches Microbiology, Cell Culture and Immunology and is the coordinator of the degree in Microbiology (1st cycle). She is responsible for the curricular units of Introduction to Microbiology and Microbiology Laboratories and Molecular Biology.

She is the leader of the Biobased and Biomedical Products thematic line and a member of the Biomaterials and Biomedical Technology Lab at CBQF Research Centre. Her research interests are on Applied Microbiology and its interface with the Biomedical area, specifically in biological activities related to bioactive molecules and biomaterials. She presently integrates the CBQF Research Center-Associated Laboratory Board.

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An overview on mushroom polysaccharides

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Helena Maria Araújo Rodrigues). 2024. Carbohydrate Polymers
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Comparison between different enzymatic inhibition methods in the standardized gastrointestinal model (INFOGEST)

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Helena Maria Araújo Rodrigues). 2024. 8th International Conference on FOOD DIGESTION, Porto, Portugal, 9/04/24
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Molecules in motion: unravelling the dynamics of vascularization control in tissue engineering

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Francisco Rodrigues). 2024. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering
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Plant-Based Films and Hydrogels for Wound Healing

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Ana I. Lopes). 2024. Microorganisms
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Possible plant-based solutions for skin yeast infections

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Ana I. Lopes). 2024. Fungal Biology Reviews
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Therapeutic textiles: A promising approach for human skin dysbiosis?

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Cláudia Suellen Ferro de Oliveira). 2024. Experimental Dermatology
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A Systematic Review of Natural Products for Skin Applications: Targeting Inflammation, Wound Healing, and Photo-aging

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Pedro Miguel Rodrigues (with Andreia Fernandes). 2023. Phytomedicine
Other

Antimicrobial activity of alginate films and coatings

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Ana Isabel Ribeiro Lopes). 2023. Ciência 2023, Aveiro, Portugal, 5/07/23
Other

Antimicrobial activity of an edible film incorporated with oregano essential oil

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Ana Isabel Ribeiro Lopes). 2023. Dare2Change , Porto, Portugal, 21/03/23
Other

Chemical and bioactive characterization of coriolus versicolor , hericium erinaceus and pleurotus ostreatus mushroom biomass

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Helena Maria Araújo Rodrigues). 2023. Ciência 2023, Aveiro, Portugal, 5/07/23
Other

Development of a postbiotic film to prevent dysbiosis

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Rebelo, Mariana). 2023. MICROBIOTEC'23, Portugal, 7/12/23
Other

Elaboration and antimicrobial activity of films from plant residues incorporated with eucalyptus extract and oregano essential oil

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Adma Melo). 2023. Abstract book
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Elaboration and antimicrobial activity of films from plant residues incorporated with eucalyptus extract and oregano essential oil

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Adma Melo). 2023. New advances from PRIMA projects for improving Mediterranean Agro-Food value chains, Oeiras, Portugal, 18/05/23
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Elaboration of films from plant residues

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Adma Melo). 2023. Dare2Change , Porto, Portugal, 21/03/23
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Elaboration of films from plant residues: a more sustainable alternative to the environment

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Melo, Adma). 2023.
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Evaluation of Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities of Alginate Edible Coatings Incorporated with Plant Extracts

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Ana Isabel Ribeiro Lopes). 2023. Coatings
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Health gut microbiota mediated effects of mushrooms

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Helena Maria Araújo Rodrigues). 2023. 2d Symposium on AD: An Update on Pathology and Therapeutics, Porto, Portugal, 10/02/23
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Immune response: the Achilles’ heel of the stem cell-based regenerative therapies

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Cláudia S. Oliveira). 2023. Exploration of Immunology
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Impact of LAB from Serpa PDO Cheese in Cheese Models: Towards the Development of an Autochthonous Starter Culture

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Helena Araújo-Rodrigues). 2023. Foods
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Novel strategies for preventing dysbiosis in the oral cavity

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Mariana B. Rebelo). 2023. Frontiers in Bioscience - Elite
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Red grape pomace extract

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Adma Melo). 2023. Dare2Change , Porto, Portugal, 21/03/23
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Red grape pomace extract: bioactive potential against bacteria, fungi and SARS-CoV-2

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Melo, Adma). 2023.
Other

The impact and therapeutic potential of antimicrobial textiles

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Claudia Suellen Ferro Oliveira). 2023. 4th International Conference on Biomaterials & Biodevices, Rome, Italy, 16/11/23
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The impact of bioactive textiles on human skin microbiota

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Claudia Suellen Ferro Oliveira). 2023. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics
Book Chapter

A view on polymer-based composite materials for smart wound dressings

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Sara Baptista da Silva). 2022. Polymeric and natural composites
Other

Antimicrobial characterization of alginate edible films containing plant extracts

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Ana Isabel Ribeiro Lopes). 2022. Ciência 2022, Lisboa, Portugal, 16/05/22
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Antioxidant activity of alginate edible films containing plant extracts

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Ana Isabel Ribeiro Lopes). 2022. XVI Encontro de Química dos Alimentos , Castelo Branco, Portugal, 23/10/22
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Chemical characterization, cytotoxic evaluation and anti-SARS-CoV2 activity of plant extracts rich in hydrolysable tannins

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Adma Melo). 2022. 1st European Symposium on Phytochemicals in Medicine and Food, Belgrade, Serbia, 7/09/22
Other

Chemical characterization, cytotoxic evaluation and anti-SARS-CoV2 activity of plant extracts rich in hydrolysable tannins

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Adma Melo). 2022. Book of abstracts
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Chitosan Nanoparticles as Bioactive Vehicles for Textile Dyeing: A Proof of Concept

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Eduardo M. Costa). 2022. Polymers
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Composição antimicrobiana, seus métodos e usos

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Manuela Pintado). 2022.
Other

Determination of minimum inhibitory concentrations of several plants extracts against different bacterial pathogens

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Marta Carvalho). 2022. ICOSTEE 2022 - International Conference on Science, Technology, Engineering And Economy, 24/03/22
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Distinction of Different Colony Types by a Smart-Data-Driven Tool

Pedro Miguel Rodrigues & Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Pedro Miguel Rodrigues). 2022. Bioengineering
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Image Analysis Semi-Automatic System for Colony-Forming-Unit Counting

Pedro Miguel Rodrigues & Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Pedro Miguel Rodrigues). 2022. Bioengineering
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Impact of mushroom nutrition on gut microbiota modulation and association with neuroprotective capacity

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Helena Maria Araújo Rodrigues). 2022. Ciência 2022, Lisboa, Portugal, 16/05/22
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Insights into the Biocompatibility and Biological Potential of a Chitosan Nanoencapsulated Textile Dye

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Eduardo M. Costa). 2022. International Journal of Molecular Sciences
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Nanodyes, methods of obtention and uses thereof

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Pintado, M.). 2022.
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Organoleptic chemical markers of serpa PDO cheese specificity

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Helena Maria Araújo Rodrigues). 2022. Foods
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Petri dishes digital images dataset of e.coli, s.aureus and p.aeruginosa.

Pedro Miguel Rodrigues & Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Pedro Miguel Rodrigues). 2022.
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Probiotic Adhesion to Skin Keratinocytes and Underlying Mechanisms

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Mariana Lizardo). 2022. Biology
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Probiotic growth in skin-like conditions

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with M. P. Lizardo). 2022. AIMS Microbiology
Book Chapter

Probiotics and skin health

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Mariana V. P. Lizardo). 2022. Probiotics
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β-glucans derived from mushroom Coriolus versicolor for applications on skin wound healing

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Pedro Miguel Rodrigues (with Andreia Fernandes). 2022. FEBS Open Bio
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Antioxidant activity, phenolic profile, cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of plant extracts

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Adma Melo). 2021. MICROBIOTEC'21, Lisboa, Portugal, 23/11/21
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Antioxidant activity, phenolic profile, cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of plant extracts

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Adma Melo). 2021. Microbiotec'21: Congress of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Lisboa, Portugal, 23/11/21
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Chitosan and hydroxyapatite based biomaterials to circumvent periprosthetic joint infections

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with A. R. Costa-Pinto). 2021. Materials
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Evaluation of minimum inhibition concentrations of plant against environmental fungi and dermatophytes

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Afonso, T.B.). 2021. 4th International Congress of Biochemistry & Microbiology Applied Technologies (BMAT-2021)
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Evaluation of minimum inhibitory concentrations of plant extracts against environmental fungi and dermatophytes

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tiago B. Afonso). 2021. Biochemistry and Microbiology Applied Technology Congress (BMAT) , Hammamet, Tunisia, 5/11/21
Other

Evaluation of minimum inhibitory concentrations of plant extracts against environmental fungi and dermatophytes.

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with B. Afonso, Tiago). 2021. Biochemistry and Microbiology Applied Technology Congress, Hammamet, Tunisia.
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Evaluation of minimum inhibitory concentrations of plant extracts against several bacterial pathogens

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Carvalho MF). 2021. MICROBIOTEC'21, Lisboa, Portugal, 23/11/21
Other

Evaluation of minimum inhibitory concentrations of plants extracts against several bacterial pathogens

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Marta Carvalho). 2021. MICROBIOTEC'21, Lisboa, Portugal, 23/11/21
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Plant extract with bioactive potential against SARS-CoV-2

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Adma Melo). 2021. 4th Congress of Bíochemistry and Microbiology Applied Technology, Hammamet, Tunisia, 5/11/21
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Plant extract with bioactive potential against SARS-CoV-2

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Adma Melo). 2021. Biochemistry and Microbiology Applied Technology Congress (BMAT) , Hammamet, Tunisia, 5/11/21
Other

Probiotic adhesion to skin keratinocytes and underlying mechanisms

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with M. Lizardo). 2021. MICROBIOTEC'21, Lisboa, Portugal, 23/11/21
Other

Probiotic adhesion to skin keratinocytes and underlying mechanisms

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with M. Lizardo). 2021. Microbiotec'21: Congress of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Lisboa, Portugal, 23/11/21
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Technological and protective performance of LAB isolated from Serpa PDO cheese: Towards selection and development of an autochthonous starter culture

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Helena Araújo-Rodrigues). 2021. LWT
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Textile dyes loaded chitosan nanoparticles

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Eduardo Costa). 2021. Carbohydrate Polymers
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A review on microbiological and technological aspects of Serpa PDO cheese: An ovine raw milk cheese

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Araújo-Rodrigues, Helena). 2020. International Dairy Journal
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Nano-corantes, métodos de obtenção e usos dos mesmos

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Pintado, M.). 2020.
Other

Nanodyes, methods of obtention and uses thereof

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Pintado, Maria Manuela). 2020.
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Tecnologia de produção do queijo Serpa DOP

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Helena Maria Araújo Rodrigues). 2020. TecnoAlimentar
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Tecnologia de produção do queijo Serpa DOP: tradição, inovação e fatores limitantes - Parte 1

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Araújo-Rodrigues, Helena). 2020. Tecnoalimentar
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Tecnologia de produção do queijo Serpa DOP: tradição, inovação e fatores limitantes - Parte 2

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Araújo-Rodrigues, Helena). 2020. Tecnoalimentar
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Tecnologia de produção do queijo Serpa DOP: tradição, inovação e fatores limitantes ¿ Parte I.

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Araújo-Rodrigues, H.). 2020. Tecnoalimentar
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Tecnologia de produção do queijo Serpa DOP: tradição, inovação e fatores limitantes ¿ Parte II.

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Helena Araújo-Rodrigues). 2020. Tecnoalimentar
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Chitosan impregnated gutta-percha points: antimicrobial in vitro evaluation and mechanical properties

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Alejandra Cardelle-Cobas). 2019. International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials
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Conventional and natural compounds for the treatment of dermatophytosis

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Lopes, Ana I.). 2019.
Other

Free amino acid and organic acid profile of Serpa PDO cheeses from distinct dairy industries

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Helena Maria Araújo Rodrigues). 2019. 2nd Food Chemistry Conference - Shaping the Future of Food Quality, Health and Safety, Seville, Spain, 17/09/19
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Chitosan in textiles : towards a greener and functional solution

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Costa, Eduardo Manuel Aguiar da). 2018.
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Chitosan’s biological activity upon skin-related microorganisms and its potential textile applications

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Costa, Eduardo M.). 2018.
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Chitosan’s biological activity upon skin-related microorganisms and its potential textile applications

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Costa, Eduardo M.). 2018.
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Exploring chitosan nanoparticles as effective inhibitors of antibiotic resistant skin microorganisms – from in vitro to ex vitro testing

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Costa, Eduardo M.). 2018.
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Exploring chitosan nanoparticles as effective inhibitors of antibiotic resistant skin microorganisms – From in vitro to ex vitro testing

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Eduardo M. Costa). 2018. Carbohydrate Polymers
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Serpa PDO cheese

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Helena Maria Araújo Rodrigues). 2018. Livro de Atas do XIV Encontro de química dos alimentos indústria, ciência, formação e inovação
Other

Serpa PDO cheese

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Helena Maria Araújo Rodrigues). 2018. XIV Encontro de Química dos Alimentos, Viana do Castelo, Portugal, 6/11/18
Other

Serpa PDO cheese: towards identification of chemical markers involved in organoleptic attributes

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Araújo-Rodrigues, H). 2018. XIV Encontro de Química dos Alimentos, Indústria, Ciência, Formação e Inovação.
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A review of chitosan's effect on oral biofilms: perspectives from the tube to the mouth

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Costa, Eduardo Manuel). 2017.
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Application of chitosan in the control of fungal infections by dermatophytes

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Lopes, Ana I.). 2017.
Other

Chitosan and codfish hydroxyapatite formulation to be used as coating material to circumvent periprosthetic joint infections

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Costa-Pinto, Ana R.). 2017.
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Chitosan as an effective inhibitor of multidrug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii.

Manuela Pintado & Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Eduardo Costa). 2017. Carbohydrate polymers
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Chitosan effect upon biofilm formation of multiresistant Staphylococcus aureus strains

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Eduardo Manuel Aguiar da Costa). 2017. Journal of Applied Microbiology
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Chitosan nanoparticles as alternative anti-staphylococci agents

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Eduardo Costa). 2017. Materials Science and Engineering C
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Insights into chitosan antibiofilm activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Manuela Pintado & Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Eduardo Costa). 2017. Journal of applied microbiology
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Investigation of chitosan’s antibacterial activity against vancomycin resistant microorganisms and their biofilms

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Costa, Eduardo M.). 2017.
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Topical application of probiotics in skin

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with E. G. Lopes). 2017. Journal of Applied Microbiology
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Topical use of probiotics: the natural balance

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria, Freni Kekhasharú). 2017.
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Anti-proliferative, anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcerogenic and wound healing properties of chitosan

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Tavaria, F.K.). 2016. Current Bioactive Compounds
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Assessment of the prebiotic effect of quinoa and amaranth in the human intestinal ecosystem

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Beatriz Gullón). 2016. Food Funct.
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Bioactive packaging using antioxidant extracts for the prevention of microbial food-spoilage

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Diana Moreira). 2016. Food Funct.
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Filaggrin Polymorphism Pro478Ser Is Associated With the Severity of Atopic Dermatitis and Colonization by Staphylococcal aureus.

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Lopes C). 2016. Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology
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Antioxidant properties of sterilized yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) tuber flour.

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria, Ana Maria Gomes & Manuela Pintado (with Sousa S). 2015. Food Chemistry
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Chitosan Coated Textiles May Improve Atopic Dermatitis Severity by Modulating Skin Staphylococcal Profile: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Cristina Lopes). 2015. PloS one
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Development of Oral Strips Containing Chitosan as Active Ingredient: A Product for Buccal Health

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria, Manuela Pintado & Rui Manuel Matos Meireles de Barros (with Alejandra Cardelle-Cobas). 2015. International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials
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Efficacy and Safety of Chitosan Coated Garments on Atopic Dermatitis Management: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Cristina Lopes). 2015. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
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Filaggrin Gene Polymorphism Pro478Ser, but Not Loss-of-Function Mutations Mp.Arg501Ter or C.2282del4, Relates with Atopic Dermatitis Severity and Increased Staphylococcal aureus Colonization in Adult Patients

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Liliana Rocha). 2015. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
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In vitro assessment of the prebiotic potential of Aloe vera mucilage and its impact on the human microbiota.

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Gullón B). 2015.
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In vitro fermentation of lupin seeds (Lupinus albus) and broad beans (Vicia faba): dynamic modulation of the intestinal microbiota and metabolomic output

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Patricia Gullón). 2015. Food Funct.
Other

Probiotic adherence to HaCat cells ’in vitro’ and competition with pathogens

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Rêgo, Â.). 2015.
Other

Viability of microencapsulated probiotic bacteria in a cream/ gel-like solution for topical application

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Moreira, D.). 2015.
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A comprehensive study into the impact of a chitosan mouthwash upon oral microorganism's biofilm formation in vitro

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Costa, E.M.). 2014. Carbohydrate Polymers
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Antimicrobial activity of extracts from agroindustrial subproducts

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Moreira, D. A.). 2014. Food & function
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Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm Activity of Chitosan on the Oral Pathogen Candida albicans.

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Costa E). 2014.
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Antimicrobial Effect of Chitosan against Periodontal Pathogens Biofilms

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Eduardo Costa). 2014. SOJ Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
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Assessment of biological properties and applications of extracts obtained from agroindustrial subproducts

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Moreira, Diana Margarida Andrade). 2014.
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Chitosan effect upon biofilm formation of multiresistant Staphylococcus aureus strains

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Costa, Eduardo M.). 2014.
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Chitosan mouthwash: toxicity and in vivo validation.

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Costa EM). 2014.
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Probiotic bacteria as inhibitors of quorum sensing and biofilm formation upon skin pathogens

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Lopes, E.). 2014.
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Structural features and assessment of prebiotic activity of refined arabinoxylooligosaccharides from wheat bran

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria, Ana Maria Gomes & Manuela Pintado (with Beatriz Gullón). 2014. Journal of Functional Foods
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A diversity profile from the staphylococcal community on atopic dermatitis skin: A molecular approach

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Soares, J.). 2013. Journal of Applied Microbiology
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A novel direct contact method for the assessment of the antimicrobial activity of dental cements

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Costa, E.M.). 2013. Journal of Microbiological Methods
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A quitosana como biomaterial odontológico: estado da arte

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria, Freni). 2013.
Other

Application of chitosan in the control of fungal infections by dermatophytes

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Lopes, Ana Isabel Ribeiro). 2013.
Other

Chitooligosaccharides Modified by Maillard Reaction with Glucose Inhibit Adhesion of Enteropathogenic Bacteria to Mucin

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Pintado, Maria Manuela). 2013. Portuguese Congress of Microbiology and Biotechnology. Aveiro, Portugal.
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Chitooligosaccharides modified by maillard reaction with glucose inhibit adhesion of enteropathogenic bacteria to mucin

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with M. I. Montenegro). 2013. MicroBiotec’13, Aveiro, Portugal, 6/12/13
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Chitosan as a dental biomaterial: State of the art | A quitosana como biomaterial odontológico: Estado da arte

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Tavaria, F.K.). 2013. Revista Brasileira de Engenharia Biomedica
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Chitosan as an alternative treatment for oral candidiasis

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Eduardo Costa). 2013. Chitosan as an alternative treatment for oral candidiasis
Other

Chitosan as an effective treatment for oral candidiasis

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Costa, Eduardo). 2013. MicroBioTec'13
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Chitosan in Oral Health: A Proof of Concept

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with E. M. Costa). 2013. Journal of Chitin and Chitosan Science
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Composição oral que compreende quitosano como agente antimicrobiano

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Pintado, M.). 2013.
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Diversity profile from the skin staphylococcal community on atopic dermatitis patients | Perfil de diversidade da comunidade estafilocócica da pele em doentes com dermatite atópica

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Lopes, C.). 2013. Revista Portuguesa de Imunoalergologia
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Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of chitosan-based dental cement

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Eduardo Costa). 2013.
Other

In Vitro Fermentation of Aloe Vera Acemannan by Mixed Fecal Microbiota

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Pintado, Maria Manuela). 2013. Portuguese Congress of Microbiology and Biotechnology. Aveiro, Portugal.
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In vitro fermentation of Aloe vera acemannan by mixed fecal microbiota

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Ana Maria Gomes (with Beatriz Gullón Estévez). 2013. MicroBiotec’13, Aveiro, Portugal, 6/12/13
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Influence of abiotic factors on the antimicrobial activity of chitosan

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Tavaria, F.K.). 2013. Journal of Dermatology
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Perfil de diversidade da comunidade estafilocócica da pele em doentes com dermatite atópica

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Lopes,Cristina). 2013.
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Study of the effects of chitosan upon Streptococcus mutans adherence and biofilm formation

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Costa, E.M.). 2013. Anaerobe
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Chitosan: Antimicrobial action upon staphylococci after impregnation onto cotton fabric

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Tavaria, F.K.). 2012. Journal of Applied Microbiology
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Development of oral films containing chitosan

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Cardelle-Cobas, A.). 2012.
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Evaluation and insights into chitosan antimicrobial activity against anaerobic oral pathogens

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Costa, E.M.). 2012. Anaerobe
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Influence of chitooligosaccharide derivatives obtained by Maillard reaction on the growth of probiotic bacteria

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Cardelle-Cobas, A.). 2012.
Other

Insights into the effect of chitosan upon biofilm formation of several oral pathogenic microorganisms

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Eduardo Costa). 2012.
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Study of antimicrobial activity and atomic force microscopy imaging of the action mechanism of cashew tree gum

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Campos, D.A.). 2012. Carbohydrate Polymers
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Biodiversity and characterization of Staphylococcus species isolated from a small manufacturing dairy plant in Portugal.

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Soares JC). 2011. International Journal of Food Microbiology
Book

Biological activities of chitin, chitosan and respective oligomers

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Tavaria, F.K.). 2011. Focus on Chitosan Research
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Development and activity of a chitosan based mouthwash

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Eduardo Costa). 2011.
Other

Evaluation of antimicrobial activity and atomic force microscopy imaging of the action mechanism of Cashew Tree Gum

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Débora Campos). 2011.
Book

The potential of chitosan in drug delivery systems

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Silva, S.B.). 2011. Focus on Chitosan Research
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Alternative cheesemaking methods with raw ewes' milk-microbiological, chemical, textural and sensory characteristics

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Reis, P.J.M.). 2010. Australian Journal of Dairy Technology
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Effect of chitosan on anaerobic bacteria

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Eduardo Costa). 2010.
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In vitro screening for anti-microbial activity of chitosans and chitooligosaccharides, aiming at potential uses in functional textiles.

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Fernandes JC). 2010.
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Molecular identification and differentiation of Staphylococcus species of dairy origin.

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Soares, J.C.). 2010. XXXV Jornadas Portuguesas de Genética.
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Tradition versus modernism in cheesemaking technology: A Portuguese case study encompassing plant coagulant, non-bovine milks and adventitious microflora

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Pintado, A.I.). 2010. Australian Journal of Dairy Technology
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Anti-inflammatory effect of chitosan oligomers

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Spindola, H.). 2009. New Biotechnology
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Characterization of Staphylococcus strains collected throughout the production chain of a Ewe's milk cheese dairy plant

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Soares, J.). 2009. New Biotechnology
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Characterization of Staphylococcus strains collected throughout the production chain of an ewe¿s milk cheese dairy plant.

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Soares, J.C.). 2009. 14th European Congress on Biotechnology. Symbiosis ¿ Science, Industry & Society.
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Wound healing, anti-ulcerogenic, anti-inflammatory and anti-proliferative properties of chitosan

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with Tavaria, F.). 2009. New Biotechnology
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Antimicrobial effects of chitosans and chitooligosaccharides, upon Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli, in food model systems

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Phenolic content and antioxidant capacity of Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolia) Tuber Flour

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Sérgio Sousa). 2008. PProceedings of the XIV Biennial Meeting of the Society for Free Radical Research International.
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Phenolic Content and Antioxidant Capacity of Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolia) Tuber Flour

Manuela Pintado, Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Ana Maria Gomes (with Sousa, S.). 2008. Proceedings of the Xiv Biennial Meeting of the Society For Free Radical Research International
Other

Phenolic content and antioxidant capacity of yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolia) tuber flour

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Ana Maria Gomes (with Sérgio Sousa). 2008. 14th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Free Radical Research International, Beijing, China, 18/10/08
Other

The influence of some abiotic factors on the antimicrobial potential of chitosan

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria). 2008.
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Changes in the pool of free fatty acids in ovine, bovine and caprine milk fats, effected by viable cells and cell-free extracts of Lactococcus lactis and Debaryomyces vanrijiae

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & João Paulo Ferreira (with Regado, M.A.). 2007. Food Chemistry
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Effect of chitosans on skin-borne microorganisms

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria, Freni). 2007.
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Comparison between sensory descriptors and flavour compounds in an ovine Portuguese traditional cheese (Serra da Estrete)

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Contribution of coagulant and native microflora to the volatile-free fatty acid profile of an artisanal cheese

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & António César Ferreira (with Tavaria, F.K.). 2006. International Dairy Journal
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Contribution of wild strains of lactic acid bacteria to the typical aroma of an artisanal cheese

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & António César Ferreira (with Tavaria, F.). 2006. Developments in Food Science
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Effect of alternative technological methodologies on the yeast profile in Serra da Estrela cheese

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & Manuela Pintado (with García-Fontán, M.C.). 2006. Australian Journal of Dairy Technology
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Effect of dairy farm and milk refrigeration on microbiological and microstructural characteristics of matured Serra da Estrela cheese

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria, F.K.). 2006. International Dairy Journal
Other

Enzymatic conversion of amino acids, by lactic acid bacteria isolated from Serra da Estrela cheese, toward volatile formation

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria). 2006.
Other

In vitro screening for anti-microbial activity of chitosans and chitooligosaccharides ¿ aiming at potential use in functional textiles

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Fernandes, J.C.). 2006. 2nd FEMS Congress of European Microbiologists, Madrid, Spain
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Volatile free fatty acids as ripening indicators for Serra da Estrela cheese.

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria & António César Ferreira (with Tavaria FK). 2004. Journal of Dairy Science
Other

Amino acid and soluble nitrogen evolution throughout ripening of Serra da Estrela cheese

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria FK). 2003.
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Enzymatic activities of non-starter lactic acid bacteria isolated from a traditional Portuguese cheese

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria, F.K.). 2003. Enzyme and Microbial Technology
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Amino acid catabolism and generation of volatiles by lactic acid bacteria

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria, F.K.). 2002. Journal of Dairy Science
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Microstructural and microbiological relationships in matured Serra da Estrela cheese

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria, Freni K.). 2001.
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Storage and lyophilization effects of extracts of Cynara cardunculus on the degradation of ovine and caprine caseins

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria, F.K.). 2001. Food Chemistry
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On the microbiology of Serra da Estrela cheese: Geographical and chronological considerations

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria, F.K.). 2000. Food Microbiology
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Relationships between flavour and microbiological profiles in Serra da Estrela cheese throughout ripening

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Dahl, S.). 2000. International Dairy Journal
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Microbiological characterization of Serra da Estrela cheese throughout its appellation d'Origine protegee region

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria, F.K.). 1998. Journal of Food Protection
Other

On the Microbiological Profile of Traditional Portuguese Maize Bread

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Rocha, João M.). 1998.
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Degradation of Caseins from Milk of Different Species by Extracts of Centaurea calcitrapa

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria, F.K.). 1997. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
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Effect of low pO2 on colonization of maize roots by a genetically altered Pseudomonas putida [PH 6(L1019)]

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria, F.K.). 1997. Biology and Fertility of Soils
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Effect of storage and lyophilization on ovine and caprine casein degradation by extracts of Cynara cardunculus (L.)

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria, Freni K.). 1997.
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Queijo da Serra da Estrela: Avaliação microbiológica ao longo da região demarcada

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Tavaria, Freni K.). 1996.
Other

Effect of Low pO2 and host plant on colonization of roots by Pseudomonas putida (L1019)

Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria (with Freni Kekhasharú Tavaria). 1995.