Alfredo Aires

University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

Alfredo Aires (Ph.D) is actually a post-doc researcher in University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal, and he is a full member of Centre for the Research and Technology of Agro-Environmental and Biological Sciences (CITAB) at the same institution. In the last 15 years, he is devoted to the study and research of plant secondary metabolites, their properties, variations, biological effects and health beneficial properties. In addition, he has published different works about isolation and quantification methods of polyphenols. Actually, their research is focused on the recovery of polyphenols, tannins and other type of secondary metabolites from agricultural crop residues to be used in agri-food and pharmaceutical industry.

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