M. Ângela Taipa
Assistant Professor

Research Activities
Biomolecular Engineering: Biomimetics; combinatorial approaches; molecular recognition; synthetic mimic affinity ligands for identification, separation and stabilization of biomolecules (antibodies, enzymes, plasmid DNA). Immunorecognition.

Selected Publications
Sousa, I.T., Lourenço, N.M.T, Afonso, C.A.M, Taipa, M.A. (2013) Protein stabilization with a triazine- scaffolded dipeptide-mimic synthetic affinity ligand, J.Mol. Recognit. 26, doi: 10.1002/jmr.2252

Silva, C.S.O., Lansalot, M., Garcia, J.Q., Taipa, M.A., Martinho, J.G. (2013) Synthesis and characterization of biomimetic nanogels for immunorecognition”, Coll Surf B: Biointerfaces 112, 264-271, doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2013.08.003

Taipa, M.A. (2013) Immunological Assays: Biotools for High Throughput Screening and Characterisation of Combinatorial Libraries, in “Advances in Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening”; Chaguturu, R. (Ed.); Bentham Science Publishers e-book Series, Vol.1, pp. 130-158, doi: 10.2174/9781608057450113010008

Sousa, I.T., Taipa, M.A., (2014) Biomimetic Affinity Ligands for Protein Purification, in “Protein Downstream Processing: Design, Development and Application of High and Low-Resolution Methods”, Labrou, N. (ed.), Springer Science MIMB Series, Volume 1129, pp. 231-262, doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-977-2_20

Taipa M.A (2014) Affinity Separations | Rational Design, Synthesis and Evaluation: Affinity Ligands. In: Reedijk, J. (Ed.) Elsevier Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering. Waltham, MA:Elsevier, doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409547-2.10738-3

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