Ana Novo de Barros

CITAB - Centre for the Research and Technology of Agro-Environmental and Biological Sciences

Ana Novo de Barros is an assistant professor with habilitation in the Chemistry Department, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal where she is also the director of the Centre for the Research and Technology of Agro-Environmental and Biological Sciences (CITAB). She is the author of more than eighty-five international peer-reviewed papers and holder of eight national and international patents. She has supervised eight Ph.D. theses and forty master’s theses. Her main research area is the valorization of by-products of different industries, giving an added-value for the circular economy and industrial symbiosis. She has been working in the evaluation of antimicrobial activity against gastrointestinal and diabetic foot wound bacteria of hospital patients, in the concept of One Health.

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This book presents an integrated and multidisciplinary approach to quality and innovation in the food sector with particular emphasis on consumer perception of quality. Chapters cover such topics as identification of environmental variables, practices crops, and cultivars to improve nutritional and functional quality of different food matrices; increased preservation of biodiversity through the use of genetic resources; nutritional and functional characterization of food matrices; and evaluation of the main bioactive substances that give food its functional qualities.

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