Teixeira António

António Teixeira


People Detail

Research Area : Molecular targets

Position : Integrated members


PhD in Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Pavia, IT (2017), Marie Curie Fellow in The Royal Botanic Gardens, KEW, UK, (2014-2017); MSc in Plant Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Bio entrepreneurship, University of Minho, School of Sciences, Biology Department, PT (2013).


Quantitative and qualitative snapshot of plastidal metabolome and proteome from v. vinifera berries; Comparative transcriptional analysis to understand the molecular basis of solute transport and biosynthesis of secondary metabolites in grapevine plastids; role of plastid metabolism on the accumulation of phenolic compounds in grapevine leaves infected with flavescence dorée phytoplasma

Ongoing Projects

BerryPlastid - Biosynthesis of secondary compounds in the grape berry: unlocking the role of the plastid

Concluded Projects

Marie Curie European project NASSTEC, (goo.gl/wTnzvS; https://bit.ly/2sU3Pvx ) with a fellowship in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK (goo.gl/P7EFGP)


Telmo Cruz


António Teixeira, Peter Toorop and Pietro Iannetta (2020)
Differential interspecific adaptation to abiotic stress by Plantago species. Frontiers in Plant Science - Functional Plant Ecology.
doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.573039

António Teixeira, Viviana Martins, Sarah Frusciante, Telmo Cruz, Henrique Noronha, Gianfranco Diretto and Hernâni Gerós (2020). Flavescence Dorée–derived leaf yellowing in grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) is associated to a general repression of isoprenoid biosynthetic pathways. Frontiers in Plant Science-
Plant Pathogen Interactions.doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00896

A Teixeira, P Iannetta, K Binnie, TA Valentine, P Toorop (2019)
Myxospermous seed-mucilage quantity correlates with environmental gradients indicative of water-deficit stress: Plantago species as a model. Plant and soil, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-019-04335-z

Teixeira, A., Martins, V., Noronha, H., Eiras-Dias, J., Gerós, H. (2014) The first insight into the metabolite profiling of grapes from three Vitis vinifera L. cultivars of two controlled appellation (DOC) regions. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2014, 15(3), 4237-4254; doi:10.3390/ijms15034237 (Organic chemistry - year of publication Q2; current Q1 ).

Teixeira, A., Eiras-Dias, J., Castellarin, S.D., Gerós, H., 2013. Berry phenolics of grapevine under challenging environments. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(9), 18711-18739; doi:10.3390/ijms140918711 (Organic chemistry - year of publication Q2; current Q1 ).

Martins, V., Teixeira, A. and Gerós, H. (2015), Changes in the volatile composition of wine from grapes treated with Bordeaux mixture: a laboratory-scale study. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 21: 425–429. doi:10.1111/ajgw.12150 (Horticulture - year of publication Q1; current Q1)

Martins, V., Teixeira, A., Bassil, E., Hanana, M., Blumwald, E. and Gerós, H. (2014), Copper-based fungicide Bordeaux mixture regulates the expression of Vitis vinifera copper transporters. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 20: 451–458. doi:10.1111/ajgw.12096 (Horticulture - year of publication Q1; current Q1)

Martins, V., Teixeira, A., Bassil, E., Blumwald, E. and Gerós, H. (2014). Metabolic changes of Vitis vinifera berries and leaves exposed to Bordeaux mixture, In Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Volume 82, 2014, Pages 270-278, ISSN 0981-9428, doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2014.06.016

Life history traits in contrasting environments - intraspecies variation in stress tolerance (PhD thesis)
Effect of grapevine genotype and environment on grape berry composition - Metabolism and metabolome studies in Alvarinho, Arinto and Padeiro de Basto varieties from north and south of Portugal (Master degree thesis- http://repositorium.sdum.uminho.pt/handle/1822/27755)