Isaura Alberta Oliveira de Castro Full Member

Publications

Chitosan upregulates the genes of the ros pathway and enhances the antioxidant potential of grape (Vitis vinifera L. ‘Touriga Franca’ and ’Tinto Cão’) tissues.
Singh, Rupesh K; Soares, Bruno; Goufo, Piebiep; Castro, Isaura; Cosme, Fernanda; Pinto-Sintra, Ana L; Inês, António; Oliveira, Ana A; Falco, Virgílio (2019) Chitosan upregulates the genes of the ros pathway and enhances the antioxidant potential of grape (Vitis vinifera L. ‘Touriga Franca’ and ’Tinto Cão’) tissues. ANTIOXIDANTS 8 :525. doi: 10.3390/antiox8110525. (Impact factor, Quartile: 4.520, Q1).

Evaluating stress responses in cowpea under drought stress.
Carvalho, Márcia; Castro, Isaura; Moutinho-Pereira, José; Correia, Carlos; Egea-Cortines, Marcos; Matos, Manuela; Rosa, Eduardo; Carnide; Valdemar; Lino-Neto, Teresa (2019) Evaluating stress responses in cowpea under drought stress. JOURNAL OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 241 :153001. doi: 10.1016/j.jplph.2019.153001. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.825, Q1).

Genetic analysis of a white-to-red berry skin color reversion and its transcriptomic and metabolic consequences in grapevine (Vitis vinifera cv. ‘Moscatel Galego’).
Ferreira, Vanessa; Matus, José T.; Pinto-Carnide, Olinda; Carrasco, David; Arroyo-Garcia, Rosa; Castro, Isaura (2019) Genetic analysis of a white-to-red berry skin color reversion and its transcriptomic and metabolic consequences in grapevine (Vitis vinifera cv. ‘Moscatel Galego’). BMC GENOMICS 20 :952. doi: 10.1186/s12864-019-6237-5. (Impact factor, Quartile: 3.501, Q2).

Genetics and expression of anthocyanin pathway genes in the major skinpigmented Portuguese cultivar ‘Vinhão’ developing berries.
Ferreira, Vanessa; Castro, Isaura; Carrasco, David; Pinto-Carnide, Olinda; Arroyo-Garcia, Rosa (2019) Genetics and expression of anthocyanin pathway genes in the major skinpigmented Portuguese cultivar ‘Vinhão’ developing berries. SCIENTIA HORTICULTURAE 244 :88-93. doi: 10.1016/j.scienta.2018.09.023. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.961, Q1).

Screening of worldwide cowpea collection to drought tolerance at a germination stage.
Carvalho, Márcia; Matos, Manuela; Castro, Isaura; Monteiro, Eliana; Rosa, Eduardo; Lino-Neto, Teresa; Carnide, Valdemar (2019) Screening of worldwide cowpea collection to drought tolerance at a germination stage. SCIENTIA HORTICULTURAE 247 :107-115. doi: 10.1016/j.scienta.2018.11.082. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.961, Q1).

Speciation and periodic restricted environments. The case of genus Ononis L. (subsections Natrix and Viscosae).
Castro, I.; Rocha, J.; Costa, C.; Costa, G.; Ramírez-Rodríguez, R.; Amich, F.; Carnide, V.; Crespi, A.L. (2019) Speciation and periodic restricted environments. The case of genus Ononis L. (subsections Natrix and Viscosae). PLANT BIOSYSTEMS 153 (3) :417-426. doi: 10.1080/11263504.2018.1498400. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.525, Q2).

Uncovering Northeast Portugal grapevine's varietal legacy.
Augusto, D.; Oliveira, A. A.; Falco, V.; Castro, I. (2019) Uncovering Northeast Portugal grapevine's varietal legacy. VITIS 58 :89-93. doi: 10.5073/vitis.2019.58.special-issue.89-93. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.367, Q2).

Berry color variation in grapevine as a source of diversity
Ferrreira, Vanessa; Pinto-Carnide, Olinda; Arroyo-García, Rosa; Castro, Isaura (2018) Berry color variation in grapevine as a source of diversity PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY 132 :696-707. doi: 10.1016/j.plaphy.2018.08.021. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.718, Q1).

Genetic diversity and core collection of Malus x domestica in northwestern Spain, Portugal and the Canary Islands by SSRs.
Pereira-Lorenzo, Santiago; Maria Ramos-Cabrer, Ana; Ferreira, Vanessa; Belen Diaz-Hernandez, Maria; Carnide, Valdemar; Pinto-Carnide, Olinda; Rodrigues, Raul; Encarnacion Velazquez-Barrera, Maria; Rios-Mesa, Domingo; Ascasibar-Errasti, Javier; Castro, Isaura (2018) Genetic diversity and core collection of Malus x domestica in northwestern Spain, Portugal and the Canary Islands by SSRs. Scientia Horticulturae 240 :49-56. doi: 10.1016/j.scienta.2018.05.053. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.76, Q1).

Molecular characterization of berry locus on the Portuguese CV. 'Fernão Pires' and CV. 'Verdelho' and theirs red-berried somatic variant cultivars.
Ferreira, Vanessa; Castro, Isaura; Carrasco, David; Pinto-Carnide, Olinda; Arroyo-Garcia, Rosa (2018) Molecular characterization of berry locus on the Portuguese CV. 'Fernão Pires' and CV. 'Verdelho' and theirs red-berried somatic variant cultivars. CIÊNCIA E TÉCNICA VITIVINÍCOLA 33 (2) :194-190. doi: 10.1051/ctv/20183302184. (Impact factor, Quartile: 0.55, Q4).

Molecular characterization of berry skin color reversion on grape somatic variants.
Ferreira, Vanessa; Castro, Isaura; Carrasco, David; Pinto-Carnide, Olinda; Arroyo-Garcia, Rosa (2018) Molecular characterization of berry skin color reversion on grape somatic variants. Journal Of Berry Research 8 (3) :147-162. doi: 10.3233/JBR-170289. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.175, Q2).

Morpho-environmental strategies in the genus Ononis L. (subsections Natrix and Viscosae) in Western Mediterranean.
Rocha, J.; Ramírez, R.; Díaz, M.; Martins, I.; García-Cabral, I.; Amich, R.; Almeida, R.; Carnide, V.; Castro, I.; Crespí, A. (2018) Morpho-environmental strategies in the genus Ononis L. (subsections Natrix and Viscosae) in Western Mediterranean. Plant Biosystems 152 (1) :14-30. doi: 10.1080/11263504.2016.1244118.. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.203, Q3).

European cowpea landraces for a more sustainable agriculture system and novel foods.
Carvalho, M, Bebeli, PJ, Pereira, G, Castro, I, Egea-Gilabert, C, Matos, M, Lazaridi, E, Duarte, I, Lino-Neto, T, Ntatsi, G, Rodrigues, M, Savvas, D, Rosa, E, Carnide, V (2017) European cowpea landraces for a more sustainable agriculture system and novel foods. Journal Of The Science Of Food And Agriculture 97 :4399-4407. ISSN: 0022-5142. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.8378. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.463, Q1).

Genetic diversity and structure of Iberian Peninsula cowpeas compared to world-wide cowpea accessions using high density SNP markers.
Carvalho, M, Munoz-Amatriain, M, Castro, I, Lino-Neto, T, Matos, M, Egea-Cortines, M, Rosa, E, Close, T, Carnide, V (2017) Genetic diversity and structure of Iberian Peninsula cowpeas compared to world-wide cowpea accessions using high density SNP markers. Bmc Genomics 18 :891. ISSN: 1471-2164. doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-4295-0. (Impact factor, Quartile: 3.729, Q1).

Spontaneous variation regarding grape berry skin color: A comprehensive study of berry development by means of biochemical and molecular markers.
Ferreira, V, Fernandes, F, Carrasco, D, Hernandez, MG, Pinto-Carnide, O, Arroyo-Garcia, R, Andrade, P, Valentao, P, Falco, V, Castro, I (2017) Spontaneous variation regarding grape berry skin color: A comprehensive study of berry development by means of biochemical and molecular markers. Food Research International 97 :149-161. ISSN: 0963-9969. doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2017.03.050. (Impact factor, Quartile: 3.086, Q1).

Projects

Conservation and Selection of Old Vine Varieties
Running

Coordinator  /  Elsa Maria Félix Gonçalves UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Ana Pereira
Start date  /  2018/09 Funding  /  PDR2020


BRESOV - Breeding for Resilient, Efficient and Sustainable Organic Vegetable production
Running

Coordinator  /  Ferdinando Branca UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Eduardo Rosa
Start date  /  2018/05 Funding  /  European Commission - H2020 - SFS-2017-2


Cherry cracking & mitigation strategies: towards their understanding using a functional metabolomic approach
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Berta Gonçalves
Start date  /  2016/06 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER


INTERACT - Integrative Research in Environment, Agro-Chains and Technology
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Rui Cortes
Start date  /  2016/05 Funding  /  NORTE2020


INNOVINE&WINE – Vineyard and Wine Innovation Platform
Concluded

Coordinator  /  João Coutinho UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  João Santos
Start date  /  2016/04 Funding  /  Norte2020


EUROLEGUME - Enhancing of legumes growing in Europe through sustainable cropping for protein supply for food and feed
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Eduardo Rosa
Start date  /  2014/01 Funding  /  European Commission - FP7 - KBBE.2013.1.2-02


COST Action FA1003-GRAPENET - East-West Collaboration for Grapevine Diversity Exploration and Mobilization of Adaptive Traits for Breeding
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Osvaldo Failla UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Isaura Castro
Start date  /  2010/11