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Prof. Dr. Gláucia M. Pastore

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Prof. Gláucia M. Pastore


Food Biotechnology Laboratory

Laboratory of Bioflavors and Bioactive Compounds

Research Interests

Study of natural products as functional foods and for the production of functional foods. Identification and quantification of bioactive compounds present in fruits, herbs and vegetables. Biological evaluation of functional foods and bioactive compounds in cellular and animal systems; and potential antioxidative, antimutagenic, antidiabetogenic capacity. Evaluation of the preventative effects of food on non-communicable degenerative diseases. Biotechnological production of bioflavors and evaluation of their properties. Study of plant and microbial prebiotics.

Selected Publications

PEREIRA, APA ; Pastore, Glaucia M.. Impact of ripening on the health-promoting components from Wolfberry (Solanum lycocarpum St. Hill). FOOD RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL, v. 1, p. 1, 2020.

DE ARAÚJO, FÁBIO FERNANDES; DE PAULO FARIAS, DAVID; NERI-NUMA, IRAMAIA ANGELICA ; PASTOR, Glaucia Maria. Polyphenols and their applications: An approach in food chemistry and innovation potential. FOOD CHEMISTRY, v. 1, p. 127535, 2020.

PESSÔA, MARINA G.; VESPERMANN, KELE AC; PAULINO, BRUNO N.; BARCELOS, MAYARA CS ; Pastore, Glaucia M.; Molina, Gustavo . Newly isolated microorganisms with potential application in biotechnology. BIOTECHNOLOGY ADVANCES, v. 37, p. 319-339, 2019.


Research Grants

FAPESP Thematic Grant

Cobra: new compound discovery platform for rapid and low-cost identification of bioactives with beneficial effects originating from Brazilian plants.

FAPESP Regular Grant

Chemical characterization of bioactive compounds from unconventional food plants (panc) for the development of products with functional appeal

ENZITERP: Enzymatic Biotransformations of Terpenes for the Production of Bioflavors

CNPq Grant

Preliminary evaluation of the biological activity of the crude extract of genipap (Genipa americana)



Address: Address: Rua Monteiro Lobato - 80, Cidade Universitária Zeferino Vaz. Campinas, sp

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