Scientific journals


International scientific journals

  1. Abreu, A.C., Paulet, D., Coqueiro, A., Malheiro, J., Orges, A., Saavedra, M.J., Choi, Y.H., Simões, M. “Antibiotic adjuvants from Buxus sempervirens to promote effective treatment of drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus biofilms”, RSC Advances, Volume 6, pp.95000-95009, September 2016 (Q1).!divAbstract
  2. Abreu, A.C., Saavedra, M.J., Simões, L.C., Simões, M. “Combinatorial approaches with selected phytochemicals to increase antibiotic efficacy against Staphylococcus aureus biofilms”, Biofouling,  Volume 32, Nº9, pp.1103-1114, October 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1080/08927014.2016.1232402
  3. Aires, A., Marrinhas, E., Carvalho, R., Dias, C., Saavedra, M.J. “Phytochemical composition and antibacterial activity of hydroalcoholic extracts of Pterospartum tridentatum and Mentha pulegium against Staphylococcus aureus Isolates”. BioMed Research International, Volume 2016, Article ID 5201879, pp.1-11, March 2016 (Q2). doi: 10.1155/2016/5201879
  4. Aires, A., Carvalho, R., Saavedra, M.J. “Valorization of solid wastes from chestnut industry processing: Extraction and optimization of polyphenols, tannins and ellagitannins and its potential for adhesives, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry”, Waste Management, Volume 8, pp.457-464, February 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1016/j.wasman.2015.11.019
  5. Amorim, A., Rodrigues, S., Pereira, E., Teixeira, A. “Physicochemical composition and sensory quality evaluation of capon and rooster meat” Poultry Science, Volume 95, Nº5, pp.1211-1219, January 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.3382/ps/pev448
  6. Amorim, A., Rodrigues, S., Pereira, E., Teixeira, A. “Effect of caponisation on physicochemical and sensory characteristics of chickens” Animal, Vololume 10, Nº6, pp. 978-986. June 2016 (Q1). doi 10.1017/S1751731115002876
  7. Araújo, M., Rema, P., Sousa-Pinto, I., Cunha, L.M., Peixoto, M.J., Pires, M.A., Seixas, F., Brotas, V., Beltrán, C., Valente, L.M.P.,“Dietary inclusion of IMTA-cultivated Gracilaria vermiculophylla in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) diets: effects on growth, tissue pigmentation and immunological response” Journal of Applied Phycology, Volume 28, Nº1, pp.679-689, February 2016 (Q2). doi:10.1007/s10811-015-0591-8
  8. Azevedo, C., Pacheco, D., Soares, L., Moitoso, M., Maldonado, J., Guix, R., Simões, J. “Prevalence of bovine milk pathogens in Azorean pastures: mobile versus fixed milking machines”, Veterinary Record Open, Volume 3, Nº1, e000181, October 2016 (Q2). doi: 10.1136/vetreco-2016-000181
  9. Belluco, S., Carnier, C., Castagnaro, M., Chiers, K., Millanta, F., Peña,L.,  Pires, I.,  Queiroga, F., Riffard, S., Scase, T., Polton, G. “Immunohistochemical Labelling for Cyclo-oxygenase-2: Does the Positive Control Guarantee Standardized Results?”, Journal of Comparative Pathology,  Volume 154, Nº2,3, pp.186-94, February-April 2016, (Q1) doi: 10.1016/j.jcpa.2016.01.003
  10. Cardoso, L., Oliveira, A.C., Granada, S., Nachum-Biala, Y., Gilad, M., Lopes, A.P.,  Sousa, S.R., Vilhena, H., Baneth, G. “Molecular investigation of tick-borne pathogens in dogs from Luanda, Angola” Parasites & Vectors, Volume 9, Nº252, pp.1-6, May 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1186/s13071-016-1536-z
  11. Carvalho, M.I., Pires, I., Prada, J., Gregório, H., Lobo, L., Queiroga, F.L. “Intratumoral FoxP3 expression is associated with angiogenesis and prognosis in malignant canine mammary tumors”, Veterinary Immunology Immunopathology,  Vol. 178, pp.1-9, October 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2016.06.006
  12. Carvalho, M.I., Pires, I., Prada, J., Gregório, H., Lobo, L., Queiroga, F.L. “Ki-67 and PCNA Expression in Canine Mammary Tumors and Adjacent Nonneoplastic Mammary Glands: Prognostic Impact by a Multivariate Survival Analysis”, Veterinary Pathology, Volume 53, Nº6, pp.1138-1146, November 2016 (Q). doi: 10.1177/0300985816646429
  13. Carvalho, M.I., Silva-Carvalho, R., Pires, I., Prada, J., Bianchini, R., Jensen-Jarolim, E., Queiroga, F.L. “A Comparative Approach of Tumor-Associated Inflammation in Mammary Cancer between Humans and Dogs” BioMed Research International, Volume 2016, Article ID 4917387, pp. 1-16, (Q2). doi: 10.1155/2016/4917387
  14. Celaya, R., Gonzalo-Moreno, J., Lopez Lopez, C., Ferreira, L.M., García, U., Ferre, I., Osoro, K. “Productive responses of breeding Cashmere goats and their kids to different stocking rates on improved upland pastures”, Journal of Animal Science, Volume 94, Nº3, pp.1276-1286, March 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.2527/jas.2015-0053
  15. Cerqueira, J.O.L., Araújo, J.P., Blanco-Penedo, I., Cantalapiedra, J.,  Silvestre, A., Silva, S.R. “Predicción de estrés térmico en vacas lecheras mediante indicadores ambientales y fisiológicos”, Archivos de Zootecnia, Volume 65, Nº251, pp. 357-364, september 2016 (Q3).
  16. Cesarini, C., Cotovio, M., Ríos, J., Armengou, L., Jose-Cunilleras, E., “Association between necropsy evidence of disseminated intravascular coagulation and hemostatic variables before death in horses with colic”, Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine,  Volume 30, Nº1, pp.269-275, January-February 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1111/jvim.13659
  17. Coelho, A.C., Matos, M., Figueira, L., Pinto, M.L.,  García-Díez, J., Matos, A.C. “Serological survey for antibodies against Mycobacterium avium Complex in hunting dogs in East-Central Portugal” Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Volume 40, Nº5, pp.667-670 (Q3). doi: 10.3906/vet-1602-73
  18. Couto, M., Santos, A.S., Laborda, J., Nóvoa, M., Ferreira, L.M., Madeira Carvalho, L.M. “Grazing behaviour of Miranda donkeys in a natural mountain pasture and parasitic level changes”, Livestock Science, Volume 186,  pp.16-21, April 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1016/j.livsci.2016.01.005
  19. Dalmau, A., Nande, A., Vieira-Pinto, M., Zamprogna, S., Martino, D.I., Ribas, G.,  Paranhos da Costa, J:C., Halinen-Elemo, M., Velarde, K., “Application of the Welfare Quality® protocol in pig slaughterhouses of five countries”, Livestock Science, Volume 193, pp.78-87, November 2016 (Q2). doi: 10.1016/j.livsci.2016.10.001
  20. Dominguez-Perles, R., Machado, N., Abraao, A.S., Carnide, V., Ferreira, L., Rodrigues, M., Rosa, E., Barros, A. “Chemometric analysis on free amino acids and proximate compositional data for selecting cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.) diversity”, Journal of Food Composition and AnalysisVol. 53, pp.69-76, October 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1016/j.jfca.2016.09.006
  21. Esteves, A., Oliveira,I., Ramos, P., Carvalho, A., Azario, N., Seixas, F. “Huffmanela spp. (Nematoda, Trichosomoididae) from Microchirus azevia: Tissue Location and Correspondence of Host Muscle Discoloration with Parasite Burden”, Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, Volume 11, Nº4, pp.304-310 (Q4). doi: 10.3923/jfas.2016.304.310
  22. Faustino-Rocha, A.I., Gama, A., Oliveira, P.A., Alvarado, A., Fidalgo-Gonçalves, L., Ferreira, R., Ginja, M. “Ultrasonography as the gold standard for in vivo volumetric determination of chemically induced mammary tumor”, In Vivo, Vol. 30, No4, pp. 65-472,July-August 2016 (Q3).
  23. Faustino-Rocha, A.I., Silva, A., Gabriel, J., Gil da Costa, R.M., Moutinho, M., Oliveira, P.A., Gama, A., Ferreira, R., Ginja, M. “Long-term exercise training as a modulator of mammary cancer vascularization”, Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Volume 81, pp.273-280, July 2016 (Q2). doi: 0.1016/j.biopha.2016.04.030
  24. Faustino-Rocha, A.I., Calado, A.M., Gama, A., Ferreira, R., Ginja, M., Oliveira, P.A. “Electron microscopy findings in MNU-induced mammary tumors. Microscopy and Microanalysis”, Microscopy and Microanalysis, Volume 22, Nº5, pp.1056-1061, October 2016 (Q3). doi: 10.1017/S1431927616011661
  25. Gama, Pires, I., Canado, M., Coutinho, T., Lopes, A.P., Latrofa, M.S., Cardoso, L., Dantas-Torres, F., Otranto, D. “First report of Thelazia callipaeda infection in wild European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in Portugal” Parasites and Vectors, Volume 9, Nº1, pp.236-239, October 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1186/s13071-016-1526-1
  26. García-Diez, J., Alheiro, J.,  Pinto, A.L., Soares, L., Falco, V., Fraqueza, M.L., Patarata, L. “Behaviour of food-borne pathogens on dry cured sausage manufactured with herbs and spices essential oils and their sensorial acceptability”, Food Control, Volume 59, pp.262-276, January 2016 (Q1). doiURL: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2015.05.027
  27. Gomes, F., Saavedra, M.J., Henriques, M. “Bovine mastitis disease/pathogenicity: evidence of the potential role of microbial biofilms”, Pathogens and Disease, Volume 74, Nº3, 6 pages, January 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1093/femspd/ftw006
  28. Gomes, P., Zomorodian, A., Kwiatkowski, L., Lutze, R.,  Balkowiec, A., Colaço, B., Pinheiro, V., Salvador, J., Montemor, M.F., Fernandes, M.H. “In vivo assessmentof a new multifunctional coating architecture for improved Mg alloy biocompatibility”, Biomedical Materials, Volume 11, Nº4, 045007, August 2016 (Q4). doi: 10.1088/1748-6041/11/4/045007
  29. Gonçalves, A., Goufo, P., Barros, A., Domínguez-Perles, R., Trindade, H., Rosa, E.A.E., Ferreira, L.M.M., Rodrigues, M. “ Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.Walp), a renewed multipurpose crop for a more sustainable agri-food system: nutritional advantages and constraints”, Journal of the Science Food and Agriculture, Volume 96, pp.2941-2951, July 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1002/jsfa.7644
  30. Gouveia, A.R., Alves, M., Almeida, J.M.M., Martins, D., Monteiro-Silva, F., González-Aguilar, G., Silva, J.A.,  Saraiva, C. “The Antimicrobial Effect of Essential Oils Against Listeria monocytogenes in Sous vide Cook-Chill Beef During Storage” Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, Volume 1, pp.1-9, July 2016 (Q2). doi: 10.1111/jfpp.13066/epdf
  31. Gouveia, A.R., Alves, M., Silva, J.A., Saraiva, C. “The Antimicrobial Effect of Rosemary and Thyme Essential Oils Against Listeria monocytogenes in Sous Vide Cook-chill Beef During Storage”, Procedia Food Science, Volume7, pp.173-177, October 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.profoo.2016.10.001
  32. Gregório, H., Santos, P., Prada, J., Pires, I., Queiroga,  F.L. “Comparison of veterinary health services expectations and perceptions between oncologic pet owners, non-oncologic pet owners and veterinary staff using the SERVQUAL methodology”. Veterinary World, Volume 9, Nº11, pp.1275-1281, November 2016 (Q3). doi: 10.14202/vetworld.2016.1275-1281
  33. Gregório, H., Raposo, T.P., Queiroga, F.L., Prada, J., Pires, I.  “Investigating associations of cyclooxygenase-2 expression with angiogenesis, proliferation, macrophage and T-lymphocyte infiltration in canine melanocytic tumours” Melanoma Research,  Volume 26, Nº4, pp.338-3347, August 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1097/CMR.0000000000000262
  34. Lopez, C.L., Celaya, R., Santos, A.S., Rodrigues, M.A.M.,  Osoro, K., Ferreira, L.M.M. “Combination of long-chain alcohols and fatty acids with alkanes as faecal markers to estimate feed intake and digestibility in horses and cattle fed on grass-heathland vegetation communities” Canadian Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96, No2, pp.221-231, March 2016 (Q2). doi: 10.1139/CJAS-2015-0071
  35. Marques, A., Rego, A., Guilherme, S., Gaivão, I., Santos, M.A.,  acheco, M. “Evidences of DNA and chromosomal damage induced by the mancozeb-based fungicide Mancozan® in fish (Anguilla anguilla L.)” Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, Volume 133, pp.52-58, October 2016, (Q1). doi: 10.1016/j.pestbp.2016.03.004
  36. Martinez-Murcia, A., Beaz-Hidalgo, R., Navarro, A., Carvalho, M. J., Aravena-Roman, M., Correia, A., Figueras, M.J., Saavedra, M.J. “Aeromonas lusitana sp. nov., isolated from untreated waters and vegetables”, Current Microbiology,  Volume 72, Nº6, pp. 795-803, June 2016 (Q2). doi: 10.1007/s00284-016-0997-9
  37. Matos, A.C., Andrade, S., Figueira, L., Matos, M., Pires, M.A., Coelho, A.C., Pinto, M.L. “Mesenteric lymph node granulomatous lesions in naturally infected wild boar (Sus scrofa) in Portugal-Histological, immunohistochemical and molecular aspects” Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, Volume 173, pp.21-26, May 2016 (Q2). doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2016.03.012
  38. Mesquita, J.R., Oliveira, R.M.S., Coelho, C., Vieira-Pinto, M., Nascimento, M.S.J. “Hepatitis E virus in sylvatic and captive wild boar from Portugal” Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Volume 63, pp.574–578, October 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1111/tbed.12297/pdf
  39. Miranda, M., Coelho, C., Vieira-Pinto, M.,  Thompson, G. “Porcine hokovirus in wild boar in Portugal”, Archives of Virology”, Springer, Vol. 161, No4, pp. 981-984, April 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1007/s00705015-2730-6
  40. Ortega, A., Chito, D., Teixeira, A. “Comparative evaluation of physical parameters of salted goat and sheep meat blankets “mantas” from Northeastern Portuga”, Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, Volume 10, Nº3, pp.670-675, September 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1007/s11694-016-9350-z
  41. Padrão, A.L., Figueira, A.C., Faustino-Rocha, A.I.,  Gama, A.,  Loureiro, M.M., Neuparth, M.J., Moreira-Gonçalves, D., Vitorino, R., Amado, F., Santos, L.L., Oliveira, P.A., Duarte, J.A., Ferreira, R. “Long-term exercise training prevents mammary tumorigenesis-induced muscle wasting in rats through the regulation of TWEAK signalling”, Acta Physiologica, Volume 219, Nº4, pp.803-813, June 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1111/apha.12721
  42. Requicha, J.F., Pires De Carvalho, P., Pires, M.A., Dias, M.I., Reis, R., Gomes, M.A., Viegas, C. “Evaluation of Canine Adipose-derived Stem Cells in a Healthy Mice Subcutaneous Model”, Journal of Stem Cell Research and Therapy, Volume 6, No9, pp.2-5, December 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.4172/2157-7633.1000358
  43. Ribeiro, A.R., Gonçalves, A., Bandarra, N., Nunes, M.L., Dinis, M.T., Dias, J., Rema, P. “Natural fortification of trout with dietary macroalgae and selenised-yeast increases the nutritional contribution in iodine and selenium”, Food Research International. Volume 99, nº3, pp. 1103-1109, October 2016 (Q1). doi: http:10.1016/j.foodres.2016.10.030
  44. Rodrigues, H., Carvalho, M.I., Pires, I., Prada, J., Queiroga,  F.L. “Clinicopathological significance of caspase-3 and Ki67 expression in canine mammary gland tumours” Acta Veterinaria Hungarica, Volume 64, Nº1, pp.78-89, March 2016 (Q2). doi: 10.1556/004.2016.009
  45. Santos, C., Pires, M.A., Santos, D., Payan-Carreira, R. “Distribution of superoxide dismutase 1 and glutathione peroxidase 1 in the cyclic canine endometrium”, Theriogenology, Volume86, Nº3, pp.738-48, August 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.02.027
  46. Sanz, J.A., Fernandes, A.M., Barrenechea, E., Silva, S.r., Santos, V., Gonçalves, N., Paternain, D.,  Jurio, A., MeloPinto,  P. “Lamb muscle discrimination using hyperspectral imaging: Comparison of various machine learning algorithms”, Journal of Food Engineering, Volume 174, pp.96-100, April 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2015.11.024
  47. Saraiva, A.L., Payan-Carreira, R., Gärtner, F., Faria, F., Lourenço, L.M., Pires, M.A. “Changes in c-erbB-2 Immunoexpression in Feline Endometrial Adenocarcinomas”, Reproduction in Domestic Animals,  Volume 51, Nº1, pp.33-39, February 2016 (Q2). doi: 10.1111/rda.12642
  48. Saraiva, C., Fontes, M.C., Patarata, L., Martins, C., Cadavez, V., Gonzales-Barron, U. Modelling the kinetics of Listeria monocytogenes in refrigerated fresh beef under different packaging atmospheres”. LWT-Food Science and Technology,  Volume. 66, pp.664-671, August 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1016/j.lwt.2015.11.026
  49. Saraiva, C., Fontes, M.C., Patarata, L., Martins, C., Cadavez, V., Gonzales-Barron, U. “Modelling the fate of Listeria Monocytogenes in Beef Meat Stored at Refrigeration Temperatures under Different Packaging Conditions”, Procedia Food Science, Volume. 7, pp. 177-180, October 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.profoo.2016.10.002
  50. Serrão, I., São Braz, B., Dargent Figueiredo, M., Coimbra, M., Brancal, H., Fernandes, M.C., Lopes, A.P., Pimenta, P., Martins, A., Pereira, A., Silva, P., Neves, N., Nunes, T., Campino, L., Cortes, H., Dias, M., Nogueira, J., Mendão, G., Cardoso, L., Maia, C., “Preliminary report on the prevalence of Angiostrongylus vasorum infection in dogs from Portugal adopting a commercially available test kit for serological analysis”, Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, Volume 3-4, pp.57-59, june 2016 (Q4). doi: 10.1016/j.vprsr.2016.06.002
  51. Silva, A.P., Oliveira, I., Silva, M.E., Guedes, C.M., Borges, O., Magalhães, B., Gonçalves, B. “Starch characterization in seven raw, boiled and roasted chestnuts (Castanea sativa Mill.) cultivars from Portugal”, Journal of Food Science and Technology, Volume 53, Nº1, pp.348-358, January 2016 (Q2). doi: 10.1007%2Fs13197-015-2047-1
  52. Soares, K., Oliveira, I., Esteves, A., Fontes, M.C., Saraiva, C. ”Knowledge Level and Self-Reported Attitudes of Food Handlers: Case Study of a University Campus”, Health, Volume 8, Nº13, pp.1383-1396, October 2016 (Q3). doi: 10.4236/health.2016.813139
  53.  Taherparvar, G., Seidavi, A., Asadpour, L., Payan-Carreira, R., Laudadio, V., Tufarell , V. “Effect of litter treatment on growth performance, intestinal development, and selected cecum microbiota in broiler chickens”, Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, Volume 45, N5, pp.257-264, May 2016 (Q2). doi: 10.1590/S1806-92902016000500008
  54. Tolentino, G., Estevinho, L., Pascoal, A., Rodrigues, S., Teixeira, A. “Microbiological quality and sensory evaluationof new cured products obtained from sheep and goat meat”, Animal Production Science, Volume 57 Nº2, pp.391-400, February 206 (Q2). doi: 10.1071/AN14995/295252876_
  55. Valente, L.M.P., Araújo, M., Batista, S., Peixoto, M.J., Sousa-Pinto, I., Brotas, V., Cunha, L,M., Rema, P. “Carotenoid deposition, flesh quality and immunological response of Nile tilapia fed increasing levels of IMTA-cultivated Ulva spp”, Journal of Applied Phycology, Volume 28, Nº1, pp.691-701, February 2016 (Q2). doi: 10.1007/s10811-015-0590-9
  56. Vilela, J., Martins, D., Monteiro-Silva, F., González-Aguilar, G., Almeida, J.M.M., Saraiva, C. “Antimicrobial effect of essential oils of Laurus nobilis L. and Rosmarinus officinallis L. on shelf-life of minced “Maronesa” beef stored under different packaging conditions”, Food Packaging and Shelf Life, Vol. 8: pp.71-80. June 2016 (Q1). doi: 10.1016/j.fpsl.2016.04.002
  57. R. Gil das Costa, M.A. Pires, C. Peleteiro, D. Di Maio, “An Update on Canine, Feline and Bovine Papillomaviruses”, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Wiley, September 2016, pp.1-9, URL:
  58. R. Payan-Carreira, M.A. Pires, C. Santos, B. Strom Hoslt, J. Colaço, H. Rodriguez-Martinez, ”Immunolocalization of E- cadherin and β-catenin in the cyclic and early pregnant canine endometrium”, Theriogenology, Elsevier, Vol. 86,
    No4, pp.1092-1101, August 2016, URL:
  59. R. Payan-Carreira, R. Martins, S. Miranda, P.P. Pinto, S.R. Siva, “In vivo assessment of subcutaneous fat in dogs by real- time ultrasonography and image analysis”, Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, Springer, Vol.58, Supplement 1, pp.58, October 2016, URL:
  60. S. Anastácio, L. Pimenta, J. Simões, N. Alegria, A. Rabiço, K. Sidi-Boumedine, G.J. da Silva, “Coxiella burnetii is present in milk from dairy cattle herds in the Northwest Portugal”, Experimental Pathology and Health Science, Vol. 8, No1, pp.13-14, January 2016, URL:
  61. S. Batista, A. Medina, M.A. Pires, M.A. Moriñigo, K. Sansuwan, J.M.O. Fernandes, L.M.P. Valente, R.O.A. Ozório, “Innate immune response, intestinal morphology and microbiota changes in Senegalese sole fed plant protein diets with probiotics or autolyzed yeast”, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Springer, Vol. 100, No16, pp.223-38, August 2016, URL:
  62. S. Correia, Berta Gonçalves, Alfredo Aires, Ademar Silva, Luís Ferreira, Rosa Carvalho, Hortense Fernandes,
    Cândida Freitas, Valdemar Carnide, Ana Paula Silva, “Effect of Harvest Year and Altitude on Nutritional and
    Biometric Characteristics of Blueberry Cultivars”, Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 2016, Article ID 8648609, 12 pages, April 2016, URL:
  63. S. Miguéis, A.T. Moura, C. Saraiva, A. Esteves, “Influence of season and type of restaurants in sashimi microbiota” European Journal of Public Health, Oxford Academic, Vol. 26, No5, pp.877-881, October 2016, URL:
  64. S. Sacoto, J. Simões, “Prolificity of Portuguese Serrana Goats between 1987 and 2015”, Elsevier, Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction, Vol.5, No6, pp.519–523., November 2016, URL:
  65. S. Saraiva, C. Saraiva, G. Stilwell, ” Feather conditions and clinical scores as indicators of broilers welfare at the slaughterhouse”, Research in Veterinary Science, Elsevier, Vol. 107, pp.75-79. August 2016,, URL:
  66. S.R. Silva, C.M. Guedes, P. Rema, A.C. Batista, V. Rodrigues, N. Loureiro, J. Dias, “In vivo assessment of fat composition in Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) by real-time ultrasonography and image analysis of subcutaneous fat”, Aquaculture, Elsevier, Vol. 456, pp.76-82, April 2016, URL:
  67. S.R. Silva, J. Afonso, C.M. Guedes, M.J. Gomes, V.A. Santos, J.M.T. Azevedo, A. Dias-da-Silva, “Ewe whole body composition predicted in vivo by real-time ultrasonography and image analysis”, Small Ruminant Research, Elsevier, Vol. 136, pp.173-178, March 2016, URL:
  68. S.R. Silva, R. Payan, M. Quaresma, C.M. Guedes, A.S. Santos, “Relationship between body condition score and ultrasound skin-associated subcutaneous fat depth in equids”, Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, Springer, Vol. 58, Supplement 1, pp.37-42, October 2016, URL: 2
  69. T. Mateus, J. Niza-Ribeiro, A. Castro, M. Vieira-Pinto, “Limited Knowledge about Hydatidosis Among Farmers in Northwest Portugal: A Pressing Need for a One Health Approach” Ecohealth, Springer, Vol. 13, No13, pp.480-489, September 2016, URL:
  70. T.P. Raposo, B.C. Beirão, I. Pires, I. Prada, P. Brilhante, D.J. Argyle, F.L. Queiroga, “Immunohistochemical
    Expression of CCR2, CSF1R and MMP9 in Canine Inflammatory Mammary Carcinomas”, Anticancer Research, Vol.
    6, No4, pp.1805-13, April 2016, URL:


  1. Borges, A., Abreu, A.C., Dias, C., Saavedra, M.J., Borges, F., Simões, M. “New perspectives on the use of phytochemicals as an emergent strategy to control bacterial infections including biofilms”, Molecules, Volume 21, Nº7, Article nº877, pp. 1-41, July 2016 (Q2). doi: 10.3390/molecules21070877
  2. Teixeira, A “Marcas de calidad de carne de ovino y caprino ¿Un hecho o una ficción?”, Archivos de Zootecnia, Vol. 65, No251, pp. 303-308, september 2016 (Q3).


  1. A.I. Ramos-Rocha, D. Rodrigues, R. Ferreira, B. Colaço, P.S. Gomes, M.J. Pires, A. Gama, P.A. Oliveira, “The effects of intense pulsed light in a mouse model of skin carcinogenesis”, British Journal of Dermatology, Wiley, Vol.
    174: No1, pp.216-218, January 2016, URL:

Abstracts of scientific meetings

  1. A. Martins-Bessa, D. Pinheiro, J. Machado, C. Viegas, C. Baptista, E. Bastos, J. Magalhães, M. Pires, L. Cardoso, “Comparative evaluation of biomarker canine-prostate specific arginine esterase (CPSE) for the diagnosis of benign prostatic hyperplasia”, Reproduction in Domestic Animals, Wiley, Vol. 51, Special Edition SI, Supplement 2, pp.115116, October 2016, URL:
  2. C. Bastos-de-Carvalho, M. Quaresma, G. Ferreira-Dias, M. Pires; M. Silvestre, M. Nóvoa, R. Payan-Carreira, “Prognostic value of uterine biopsies for the evaluation of female donkey fertility: a preliminary study”, Reproduction in Domestic Animals, Wiley, Vol. 51, Supplement 2, pp.62, October 2016, URL:
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