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

Fleurs locales - Cadeias de restauração da biodiversidade por sementes nativas, em vinhedos, agrossistemas e espaços naturais do Mediterrâneo.

BerryPlastid - Biosynthesis of secondary compounds in the grape berry: unlocking the role of the plastid. Member of team (100%). Coordinator: Hernâni Gerós

Concluded Projects

Marie Curie European project NASSTEC, (https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/607785) with a fellowship in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK.


Telmo Cruz (Master - completed)
António Nogueira (PhD - ongoing)
Luis Costa (Master - ongoing)
Carolina Silva Moreira (Master - ongoing)


1. Martins, Viviana; Szakiel, Anna; Paczkowski, Cezary; Teixeira, António; Gerós, Hernâni. "The restructuring of grape berry waxes by calcium changes the surface microbiota". Food Research International 150 (2021): 110812. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2021.110812.

2. Martins, Viviana; Unlubayir, Marianne; Teixeira, António; Lanoue, Arnaud; Gerós, Hernâni. "Exogenous Calcium Delays Grape Berry Maturation in the White cv. Loureiro While Increasing Fruit Firmness and Flavonol Content". Frontiers in Plant Science 12 (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2021.742887

3. Viviana Martins; Marianne Unlubayir; Teixeira, António; Hernâni Gerós; Arnaud, LANOUE. "Calcium and methyl jasmonate cross-talk in the secondary metabolism of grape cells". Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (2021): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2021.05.034

4. Teixeira, António; Toorop, Peter E.; Iannetta, Pietro P. M. "Differential Interspecific Adaptation to Abiotic Stress by Plantago Species". Frontiers in Plant Science 11 (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.573039.

5. Teixeira, António; Martins, Viviana; Frusciante, Sarah; Cruz, Telmo; Noronha, Henrique; Diretto, Gianfranco; Gerós, Hernâni. "Flavescence Dorée-Derived Leaf Yellowing in Grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) Is Associated to a General Repression of Isoprenoid Biosynthetic Pathways". Frontiers in Plant Science 11 (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.00896.

6. Martins, Viviana; Lopez, Ricardo; Garcia, Ana; Teixeira, António; Gerós, Hernâni. "Vineyard calcium sprays shift the volatile profile of young red wine produced by induced and spontaneous fermentation". Food Research International 131 (2020): 108983. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0963996920300089.

7. Teixeira, António; Iannetta, Pietro; Binnie, Kirsty; Valentine, Tracy A.; Toorop, Peter. "Myxospermous seed-mucilage quantity correlates with environmental gradients indicative of water-deficit stress: Plantago species as a model". Plant and Soil (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11104-019-04335-z.

8. Martins, Viviana.; Teixeira, António.; Gerós, Hernâni. "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 3 (2015): 425-429. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajgw.12150.

9. Martins, Viviana; Teixeira, António; Bassil, Elias; Blumwald, Eduardo; Gerós, Hernâni. "Metabolic changes of Vitis vinifera berries and leaves exposed to Bordeaux mixture". Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 82 (2014): 270-278. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2014.06.016.

10. Martins, Viviana.; Teixeira, António.; Bassil, Elias.; Hanana, M.; Blumwald, Eduardo.; Gerós, Hernâni. "Copper-based fungicide Bordeaux mixture regulates the expression ofVitis viniferacopper transporters". Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research 20 3 (2014): 451-458. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajgw.12096.

11. Teixeira, António; Martins, Viviana; Noronha, Henrique; Eiras-Dias, José; Gerós, Hernâni. "The First Insight into the Metabolite Profiling of Grapes from Three Vitis vinifera L. Cultivars of Two Controlled Appellation (DOC) Regions". International Journal of Molecular Sciences 15 3 (2014): 4237-4254. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms15034237.

12. Teixeira, António; Eiras-Dias, José; Castellarin, Simone; Gerós, Hernâni. "Berry Phenolics of Grapevine under Challenging Environments". International Journal of Molecular Sciences 14 9 (2013): 18711-18739. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms140918711.