Date Authors Publication title Published in DOI
2024 Figueiredo, J., Santos, R.B., Figueiredo, A. Exploring Plant-Pathogen Interactions through Subcellular Proteomics: Insights and Challenges.

Plant Pathogen Interaction. Springer, Singapore.

2023 Maia, M, Savoi, S, Figueiredo, A

Deciphering Plant-Pathogen Interactions Through Plant Metabolomics: From Technical Advances to Applied Research.

Metabolomics. Springer, Cham.

Maia M, Figueiredo A, Cordeiro C, Sousa Silva M

FT‐ICR‐MS‐based metabolomics: A deep dive into plant metabolism.

Mass Spec Rev. 2023;42:1535–1556.

Santos RB, Figueiredo A

Biotic and abiotic stress management in grapevine: recent advances and major breakthroughs

Agronomy, 13(6), 1584.

Cavaco AR, Laureano G, Duarte B, Silva JM, Gameiro C, Cunha J, Eiras Dias J, Matos AR, Figueiredo A

First assessment of leaf lipids and fatty acids as biomarkers of grapevine tolerance/susceptibility to Plasmopara viticola.

Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, 124, 101948.

Neves D, Figueiredo A, Maia M, Laczko E, Pais MS, Cravador A.

Metabolome Analysis and the Immunity of Phlomis purpurea against Phytophthora cinnamomi.  Plants. 12(10):1929.

Carreiras J, Cruz-Silva A, Fonseca B, Carvalho RC, Cunha JP, Proença Pereira J, Paiva-Silva C, Santos SA, Janeiro Sequeira R, Mateos-Naranjo E, Rodríguez-Llorente ID, Pajuelo E, Redondo-Gómez S, Matos AR, Mesa-Marín J, Figueiredo A, Duarte B.

Improving Grapevine Heat Stress Resilience with Marine Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria Consortia.

Microorganisms, 11(4):856.

Cruz-Silva A, Laureano G, Pereira M, Dias R, Silva JMd, Oliveira N, Gouveia C, Cruz C, Gama-Carvalho M, Alagna F, Duarte B, Figueiredo A

A New Perspective for Vineyard Terroir Identity: Looking for Microbial Indicator Species by Long Read Nanopore Sequencing.

Microorganisms 11(3):672

Laureano G, Santos C, Gouveia C, Matos AR, Figueiredo A

Grapevine-Associated Lipid Signalling Is Specifically Activated in an Rpv3 Background in Response to an Aggressive P. viticola Pathovar.

Cells, 12(3):394

Duarte B, Melo J, Mamede R, Carreiras J, Figueiredo A, Fonseca VF, Leão de Sousa M, Silva AB

In the trail of “Maçã de Alcobaça” protected geographical indication (PGI): Multielement chemometrics as a security and anti-fraud tool to depict clones, cultivars and geographical origins and nutritional value.

Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 115, 104976.

Figueiredo J, Santos RB, Guerra-Guimarães L, Leclercq CC, Renaut J, Sousa L, Figueiredo A

Deep into the apoplast: grapevine and Plasmopara viticola proteomes reveal the secret beneath host and pathogen communication at 6h after contact.

Phytopathology, 113 (5), 893-903


Figueiredo J, Santos RB, Guerra-Guimarães L, Leclercq CC, Renaut J, Malhó R, Figueiredo A

An in-planta comparative study of Plasmopara viticola proteome reveals different infection strategies towards susceptible and Rpv3-mediated resistance hosts

Scientific Reports, 12, 20794.


Duarte B, Feijão E, Cruz de Carvalho R, Duarte IA, Marques AP, Maia M, Hertzog J, Matos AR, Cabrita MT, Caçador I, Figueiredo A, Silva MS, Cordeiro C, Fonseca VF

Untargeted Metabolomics Reveals Antidepressant Effects in a Marine Photosynthetic Organism: The Diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum as a Case Study

Biology. 11(12):1770


Azevedo V, Daddiego L, Cardone MF, Perrella G, Sousa L, Santos RB, Malhó R, Bergamini Carlo, Marsico AD, Figueiredo A, Fiammetta A

Transcriptomic and methylation analysis of susceptible and tolerant grapevine genotypes following Plasmopara viticola infection.

Physiologia Plantarum, 174 (5), e13771.


Duarte B, Figueiredo A, Ramalhosa P, Canning-Clode J, Caçador I, Fonseca VF

Unravelling the Portuguese Coastal and Transitional Waters’ Microbial Resistome as a Biomarker of Differential Anthropogenic Impact.

Toxics. 10 (10):613

Maia M, McCann A, Malherbe C, Far J, Cunha J, Eiras-Dias J, Cordeiro C, Eppe G, Quinton L, Figueiredo A, De Pauw E, Sousa Silva M

Grapevine leaf MALDI-MS imaging reveals the localisation of a putatively identified sucrose metabolite associated to Plasmopara viticola development.

Frontiers in Plant Science, 13.

Pereira G, Pereira J, Santos RB, Figueiredo A

Uncovering the role of DNA methyltransferases in grapevine – Plasmopara viticola interaction: From genome-wide characterization to global methylation patterns.

Gene, 837, 146693

Figueiredo L, Santos RB, Figueiredo A

The grapevine aspartic protease gene family: characterization and expression modulation in response to Plasmopara viticola.

Journal of Plant Research, 135, 501-515.

Figueiredo A, Hugueney P, Durazzo A 


Recent Advances in Plant Metabolomics: from metabolic pathways to health impact.

Biology, 11(2) 238.

Chiango H, Jafarikouhini N, Pradhan D, Figueiredo A, Silva J, Sinclair TR, Holland J

Drought resilience in CIMMYT maize lines adapted to Africa resulting from transpiration sensitivity to vapor pressure deficit and soil drying

Journal of Crop Improvement, 36 (2), 301 – 315

Duarte B, Feijão E, Pinto MV, Matos AR, Silva A, Figueiredo A, Fonseca VF, Reis-Santos P, Caçador I

Nutritional valuation and food safety of endemic mediterranean halophytes species cultivated in abandoned salt pans under a natural irrigation scheme

Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 265, 107733.


Ferreira D, Figueiredo J, Laureano G, Machado A, Arrabaça JD, Duarte B, Figueiredo A, Matos AR 

Membrane remodelling and triacylglycerol accumulation in drought stress resistance: The case study of soybean phospholipases A

Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 169: 9-21.

Maia M, Cavaco AR, Laureano G, Cunha J, Eiras-Dias J, Matos AR, Duarte B, Figueiredo A 

More than Just Wine: The Nutritional Benefits of Grapevine Leaves.

Foods, 10, 2251

Maia M, Figueiredo A, Cordeiro C, Sousa Silva M

FT-ICR-MS-Based metabolomics: a deep dive into plant metabolism

Mass Spectrom. Rev. 1–22.

Queirós J, Ramos JA, Cherel Y, Franzitta M, Duarte B, Rosa R, Monteiro F, Figueiredo A,  Strugnell JM, Fukuda Y, Stevens DW, Xavier JC 

Cephalopod fauna of the Pacific Southern Ocean using Antarctic toothfish (Dissostichus mawsoni) as biological samplers and fisheries bycatch specimens.

Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers,174.

Laureano G, Cavaco AR, Matos AR, Figueiredo A

Fatty Acid Desaturases: Uncovering Their Involvement in Grapevine Defence against Downy Mildew.

International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 22, 5473

Teixeira M, Feijão E, Catarino L, Matos AR, Figueiredo A, Marques da Silva J

Exploring Local Maize Diversity for Increased Agricultural Sustainability: New Insights into Drought Stress Response and Recovery of Guinea-Bissau Landraces.

Sustainability 2021, 13, 5441.

Cavaco AR, Laureano G, Cunha J, Eiras-Dias J, Matos AR, Figueiredo A 

Fatty acid modulation and desaturase gene expression are differentially triggered in grapevine incompatible interaction with biotrophs and necrotrophs.

lant Physiology and Biochemistry, 163, 230-268.

Cavaco AR, Matos AR, Figueiredo A 

Speaking the language of lipids: the cross-talk between plants and pathogens in defence and disease.

Cell Mol Life Sci. 78: 4399-4415.

Santos RB, Figueiredo A

Two sides of the same story in grapevine-pathogen interactions

Journal Experimental Botany, 72(9): 3367-3380.

Figueiredo L, Santos RB, Figueiredo A

Defense and Offense Strategies: The Role of Aspartic Proteases in Plant–Pathogen Interactions.

Biology, 10, 75.

Duarte B, Gameiro C, Matos AR, Figueiredo A, Silva MS, Cordeiro C, Caçador I, Reis-Santos P, Fonseca V, Cabrita MT

First screening of biocides, persistent organic pollutants, pharmaceutical and personal care products in Antarctic phytoplankton from Deception Island by FT-ICR-MS.

Chemosphere, 274: 129860

Sebastiana M, Gargallo A, Sardans J, Pérez-Trujillo M, Monteiro F, Figueiredo A, Maia M, Nascimento R, Sousa Silva M, Ferreira AEN, Cordeiro C, Marques AP, Sousa L, Malhó R Peñuelas J

Metabolomics and transcriptomics to decipher molecular mechanisms underlying ectomycorrhizal root colonization of an oak tree.

Scientific Reports, 11.

Cruz-Silva AFigueiredo A, Sebastiana M

First Insights into the Effect of Mycorrhizae on the Expression of Pathogen Effectors during the Infection of Grapevine with Plasmopara viticola

Sustainability, 13, 1226.

Maia M, Ferreira AEN, Cunha J, Eiras-Dias JE, Cordeiro C, Figueiredo A*, Sousa Silva M *

Comparison of the chemical diversity of Vitis Rotundifolia and Vitis vinifera cv. ‘cabernet sauvignon’.

Journal of Viticulture and Enology. *co-senior authors.

Gouveia C, Zukic S, Manthey T, Malhó R, Guenther B, Figueiredo A

Subtilisin like proteins in the war between Grapevine and Plasmopara viticola isolates with contrasting aggressiveness.

Eur J Plant Pathol 159, 433–439.

Chiango H, Figueiredo A, Sousa L, Sinclair T, Marques da Silva J

Assessing drought tolerance of traditional maize genotypes of Mozambique using chlorophyll fluorescence parameters.

South African Journal of Botany, 138: 311-317.

Figueiredo J, Cavaco AR, Guerra‐Guimarães L, Leclercq C, Renaut J, Cunha J, Eiras‐Dias J, Cordeiro C, Matos AR, Sousa Silva M, Figueiredo A

An apoplastic fluid extraction method for the characterization of grapevine leaves proteome and metabolome from a single sample.

Physiologia Plantarum, 171 (3): 343-357


Santos RB, Nascimento R, Coelho AV, Figueiredo A 

Grapevine–Downy Mildew Rendezvous: Proteome Analysis of the First Hours of an Incompatible Interaction.

Plants, 9, 1498.

Maia M, Ferreira AEN, Nascimento R, Monteiro F, Traquete F, Marques AP, Cunha J, Eiras-Dias JE, Cordeiro C, Figueiredo A,* Sousa Silva M*

Integrating metabolomics and targeted gene expression to uncover potential biomarkers of fungal/oomycetes‑associated disease susceptibility in grapevine.

Scientific Reports 10, 15688. *co-senior authors.

Figueiredo J, Cunha J, Eiras Dias J, Sousa Silva M, Figueiredo A 

Pathogen-related specificity of subtilase VVISBT4.19 X1 in the Vitis vinifera defence response.

Journal of Viticulture and Enology, 35 (1) 42-48 (2020).

Silva JM, Figueiredo A, Cunha J, Eiras-Dias J, Silva S, Vanneschi L, Mariano P

Using Rapid Chlorophyll Fluorescence Transients to Classify Vitis Genotypes.

Plants, 9(2): 174.


Sousa Silva M, Cordeiro C, Roessner U, Figueiredo A 

Editorial: Metabolomics in Crop Research—Current and Emerging Methodologies.

Frontiers in Plant Science, 10:1013.

Laureano G, Figueiredo J, Cavaco AR, Duarte B, Caçador I, Malhó R, Sousa Silva M, Matos AR, Figueiredo A 

Author correction: The interplay between membrane lipids and phospholipase A family members in grapevine resistance against Plasmopara viticola.

Scientific Reports, 9, 6731.

Maia M, Ferreira AEN, Laureano G, Marques AP, Torres VM, Silva AB, Matos AR, Cordeiro C, Figueiredo A*, Sousa Silva M* 

Vitis vinifera ‘Pinot noir’ leaves as a source of bioactive nutraceutical compounds.

Food & Function, 10: 3822-3827. *co-senior authors.

Nascimento R, Maia M, Ferreira AEN, Silva AB, Freire AP, Cordeiro C, Sousa Silva M, Figueiredo A  

Early-stage metabolic events associated with the establishment of Vitis viniferaPlasmopara viticola compatible interaction.

Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, (137), 1-13

Diniz I, Azinheira H, Figueiredo A, Guichuru E, Oliveira H, Guerra-Guimarães L, Silva MC

Fungal penetration associated with recognition, signaling and defence-related genes and peroxidase activity during the resistance response of coffee to Colletotrichum kahawae.

Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, (105)119-127.


Laureano G, Figueiredo J, Cavaco AR, Duarte B, Caçador I, Malhó R, Sousa Silva M, Matos AR, Figueiredo A

The interplay between membrane lipids and phospholipase A family members in grapevine resistance against Plasmopara viticola.

Scientific Reports, 28; 8(1):14538

Vidigal P, Duarte B, Cavaco AR, Caçador I, Figueiredo A, Matos AR, Viegas W, Monteiro F 

Assessing diversity of an undervalued tropical bean (Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet) through fatty acid profiling.

Plant Physiology Biochemistry, 132, 508-514. 

Figueiredo J, Sousa Silva M, Figueiredo A 

Subtilisin-like proteases in plant defence: the past, the present and beyond.

Molecular Plant Pathology. 19(4):1017-1028.


Diniz I, Figueiredo A, Loureiro A, Batista D, Azinheira H, Várzea V, Pereira AP, Gichuru E, Moncada P, Guerra-Guimarães L, Oliveira H, Silva MC.

A first insight into the involvement of phytohormones pathways in coffee resistance and susceptibility to Colletotrichum kahawae.

PLoS ONE, 12(5): e0178159.

Figueiredo J, Maia M, Sousa Silva M, Figueiredo A 

Grapevine subtilase family: update on new sequences and nomenclature proposal.

Frontiers in Plant Science, 8: 716.

Figueiredo A, Martins J, Sebastiana M, Guerreiro A, Silva A, Matos AR, Monteiro F, Pais MS, Roepstorff P, Coelho AV

Specific adjustments in grapevine leaf proteome discriminating resistant and susceptible grapevine genotypes to Plasmopara viticola.

Journal of Proteomics, 152: 48–57.

Sebastiana M, Martins J, Figueiredo A, Monteiro F, Sardans J, Penuelas J, Silva A, Roepstorff P, Pais MS, Coelho AV 

Oak protein profile alterations upon root colonization by na ectomycorrhizal fungus.

Mycorrhiza, 27: 109-128.


Figueiredo J, Costa GJ, Maia M, Paulo OS, Malhó R, Sousa Silva M, Figueiredo A

Revisiting Vitis vinifera subtilase gene family: A Possible role in grapevine resistance against Plasmopara viticola.

Frontiers in Plant Science, 7: 1783.

Maia M, Monteiro F, Sebastiana M, Marques AP, Ferreira AEN, Freire AP, Cordeiro C, Figueiredo A*, Sousa Silva M*

Metabolite extraction for high-throughput FTICR-MS-based metabolomics of grapevine leaves.

EuPA Open Proteomics, 12: 4–9. *co-senior authors.

Guerreiro A, Figueiredo J, Sousa Silva M, Figueiredo A 

Linking Jasmonic Acid to Grapevine Resistance against the Biotrophic Oomycete Plasmopara viticola.

Frontiers in Plant Science, 7:565


Monteiro F, Romeiras MM, Figueiredo A, Sebastiana M, Baldé A, Catarino L, Batista D

Tracking cashew economically important diseases in the West African region using metagenomics.

Frontiers in Plant Science, 6, 482.

Figueiredo A, Monteiro F, Sebastiana M

First clues on a jasmonic acid role in grapevine resistance against the biotrophic fungus Plasmopara viticola.

European Journal of Plant Pathology, 142 (3): 645-652


Figueiredo A, Monteiro F, Sebastiana M

Subtilisin-like proteases in plant–pathogen recognition and immune priming: a perspective.

Frontiers in Plant Science, 5:739.

Kamoun S, Furzer O, Jones DGJ, Judelson HS, Ali GS, Dalio RJD, Roy SG, Schena L,Zambounis A, Panabières F, Cahill D, Ruocco M, Figueiredo A, Chen X-R, Hulvey J, Stam R, Lamour K, Gijzen M, Tyler BM, Grünwald NJ, Mukhtar MS, Tomé DFA, Tör M, Ackerveken GV, McDowell J, Daayf F, Fry WE, Lindqvist-Kreuze H, Meijer HJG, Petre B, Ristaino J, Yoshida K, Birch P and Govers F 

The top 10 oomycete pathogens in molecular plant pathology.

Molecular Plant Pathology, 16 (4): 413-434

Sebastiana M, Vieira B, Lino-Neto T, Monteiro F, Figueiredo A, et al.

Oak Root Response to Ectomycorrhizal Symbiosis Establishment: RNA-Seq Derived Transcript Identification and Expression Profiling.

PLoS ONE 9(5): e98376


Figueiredo A, Loureiro A, Batista D, Monteiro F, Várzea V, Pais MS, Gichuru EK, Silva MC 

Validation of reference genes for normalization of qPCR gene expression data from Coffea spp. hypocotyls inoculated with Colletotrichum kahawae.

BMC Research Notes, 6:388

Monteiro F, Sebastiana M, Pais MS, Figueiredo A 

Reference gene selection and validation for the early responses to downy mildew infection in susceptible and resistant Vitis vinifera cultivars.

Plos ONE, 8(9):e72998.

Sebastiana M*, Figueiredo A*, Monteiro F, Martins J, Franco C, Coelho AV, Vaz F, Simões T, Penque D, Pais MS, Ferreira S 

A possible approach for gel-based proteomic studies in recalcitrant woody plants.

Springer Plus, 2:210. *Estes autores contribuíram igualmente para este artigo.


Monteiro F, Sebastiana M, Figueiredo A, Sousa L, Cotrim HC, Pais MS 

Labellum transcriptome reveals alkene biosynthetic genes involved in orchid sexual deception and pollination-induced senescence.

Functional and Integrative Genomics, 12(4): 693-703.

Ali K, Maltese F, Figueiredo A, Rex M, Fortes AM, Zyprian E, Pais MS, Choi Y-H, Verpoorte R 

Alterations in grapevine leaf metabolism upon inoculation with Plasmopara viticola in different time-points.

Plant Science, 191-192: 100-107.

Figueiredo A, Monteiro F, Fortes AM, Bonow-Rex M, Zyprian E, Sousa L, Pais MS 

Cultivar specific kinetics of gene induction during downy mildew early infection in grapevine.

Functional and Integrative Genomics, 12(2): 379-386.


Sebastiana M, Figueiredo A, Acioli-Santos B, Sousa L, Pessoa F, Balde A, Pais MS

Identification of plant genes involved on the initial contact between ectomycorrhizal symbionts (Castanea Sativa– European Chestnut and Pisolithus Tinctorius).

European Journal of Soil Biology. 45; 275–282.


Acioli-Santos B, Malosso E, Calzavara-Silva CE, Figueiredo A, Sebastiana M, Pais MS 

PTSRR1: a putative Pisolithus tinctorius symbiosis related receptor gene is expressed during the first hours of mycorrhizal interaction with Castanea Sativa.

Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. 40(2): 292-295.

Acioli-Santos B, Sebastiana M, Pessoa F, Sousa L, Figueiredo A, Fortes AM, Balde A, Maia LC, Pais MS 

Fungal transcript pattern during pre-infection stage (12h) of ectomycorrhiza formed between Pisolithus tinctorius and Castanea sativa roots using cDNA microarrays.

Current Microbiology, 57(6):620-625.

Fortes AM, Santos F, Choi Y, Silva MS, Figueiredo A, Sousa L, Pessoa F, Acioli B, Sebastiana M, Palme K, Malhó R, Verpoorte R, Pais MS 

rganogenic nodule development in hop (Humulus lupulus L.): transcript and metabolic responses.


Figueiredo A, Fortes M, Ferreira S, Sebastiana M, Choi Y, Sousa L, Acioli-Santos B, Pessoa F, Verpoorte R, Pais MS 

Transcriptional and metabolic profiling of grape leaves (Vitis vinifera L.) unravel possible innate resistance against pathogenic fungi.

Journal of Experimental Botany, 59, 3371-3381.

Batista D, Fonseca S, Serrazina S, Figueiredo A, Pais MS 

Efficient and stable transformation of hop (Humulus lupulus L.) Var. eroica by particle bombardment.

Plant Cell Reports, 27:1185-1196.


Figueiredo A, Baldé A, Cardoso H, Pais MS 

Cost effective method for construction of high quality cDNA libraries.

Biomolecular Engineering (agora New Biotechnology) 24: 419-421.