EMBL Hamburg c/o DESY, Notkestraße 85, 22607 Hamburg, Germany


Total: 36 publication(s)


Cianci M, Bourenkov G, Pompidor G, Karpics I, Kallio J, Bento I, Roessle M, Cipriani F, Fiedler S, Schneider TR. (2017)

P13, the EMBL macromolecular crystallography beamline at the low-emittance PETRA III ring for high- and low-energy phasing with variable beam focusing.

J Synchrotron Radiat 24(Pt 1):323-332. doi: 10.1107/s1600577516016465
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Leite SMG, Lima LMP, Gama S, Mendes F, Orio M, Bento I, Paulo A, Delgado R, Iranzo O. (2016)

Copper(II) Complexes of Phenanthroline and Histidine Containing Ligands: Synthesis, Characterization and Evaluation of their DNA Cleavage and Cytotoxic Activity

INORG CHEM 55:11801-11814. doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01884


Silva S, Rodrigues P, Bento I, Maycock CD. (2015)

The Aza-Wharton Reaction: Syntheses of Cyclic Allylic Amines and Vicinal Hydroxyamines from the Respective Acylaziridines

J ORG CHEM 80:3067-3074. doi: 10.1021/jo5029387


Kromer L, Coelho AC, Bento I, Marques AR, Romao CC. (2014)

The effect of specific modifications of the amine ligands on the solubility, stability, CO release to myoglobin and whole blood, cell toxicity and haemolytic index of [Mo(CO)(4)(NR3)(2)] complexes

J ORGANOMET CHEM 760:89-100. doi: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2013.12.009

Esteves CV, Madureira J, Lima LMP, Mateus P, Bento I, Delgado R. (2014)

Copper(II) and Gallium(III) Complexes of trans-Bis(2-hydroxybenzyl) Cyclen Derivatives: Absence of a Cross-Bridge Proves Surprisingly More Favorable

INORG CHEM 53:4371-4386. doi: 10.1021/ic403156h

McVey, C., Ferreira M.J. , Correia B., Lahiri S., de Sanctis D., Carrondo M.A, J., Lindley P., I. de-Sá-Nogueira, Soares C.M., Bento, I.. (2014)

The importance of the Abn2 calcium cluster in the endo-1,5-arabinanase activity from Bacillus subtilis

J BIOL INORG CHEM 19(4-5) doi: 10.1007/s00775-014-1105-x


Goncalves AM, Mendes S, de Sanctis D, Martins LO, Bento I. (2013)

The Crystal Structure of Pseudomonas putida AzoR: the active site revisited

FEBS J 280(24):6643-6657. doi: 10.1111/febs.12568

Deb M. L., Dey S. S., Bento I., Barros M. T. , Maycock C. D.. (2013)

Copper-Catalyzed Regioselective Intramolecular Oxidative a-Functionalization of Tertiary Amines: An Efficient Synthesis of Dihydro-1,3-Oxazines

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 52(37):9791-9795. doi: 10.1002/anie.201304654


Goncalves AMD, Silva CS, Madeira TI, Coelho R, de Sanctis D, San Romao MV, Bento I. (2012)

Endo-beta-D-1,4-mannanase from Chrysonilia sitophila displays a novel loop arrangement for substrate selectivity

ACTA CRYSTALLOGR D 68:1468-1478. doi: 10.1107/S0907444912034646

Marques AR, Kromer L, Gallo DJ, Penacho N, Rodrigues SS, Seixas JD, Bernardes GJL, Reis PM, Otterbein SL, Ruggieri RA, Goncalves ASG, Goncalves AML, De Matos MN, Bento I, Otterbein LE, Blattler WA, Romao CC. (2012)

Generation of Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecules (CO-RMs) as Drug Candidates for the Treatment of Acute Liver Injury: Targeting of CO-RMs to the Liver

ORGANOMETALLICS 31:5810-5822. doi: 10.1021/om300360c

Silva CS, Damas JM, Chen ZJ, Brissos V, Martins LO, Soares CM, Lindley PF, Bento I. (2012)

The role of Asp116 in the reductive cleavage of dioxygen to water in CotA laccase: assistance during the proton-transfer mechanism

ACTA CRYSTALLOGR D 68:186-193. doi: 10.1107/S0907444911054503

Silva CS, Durao P, Fillat A, Lindley PF, Martins LO, Bento I. (2012)

Crystal structure of the multicopper oxidase from the pathogenic bacterium Campylobacter jejuni CGUG11284: characterization of a metallo-oxidase

METALLOMICS 4:37-47. doi: 10.1039/c1mt00156f


Fernandes AT, Pereira MM, Silva CS, Lindley PF, Bento I, Melo EP, Martins LO. (2011)

The removal of a disulfide bridge in CotA-laccase changes the slower motion dynamics involved in copper binding but has no effect on the thermodynamic stability

J BIOL INORG CHEM 16:641-651. doi: 10.1007/s00775-011-0768-9

Correia B, Chen ZJ, Mendes S, Martins LO, Bento I. (2011)

Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of the azoreductase PpAzoR from Pseudomonas putida MET94

ACTA CRYSTALLOGR F 67:121-123. doi: 10.1107/S1744309110048220


de Sanctis D, Inacio JM, Lindley PF, de Sa-Nogueira I, Bento I. (2010)

New evidence for the role of calcium in the glycosidase reaction of GH43 arabinanases

FEBS J 277:4562-4574. doi: 10.1111/j.1742-4658.2010.07870.x

Bento I, Silva CS, Chen ZJ, Martins LO, Lindley PF, Soares CM. (2010)

Mechanisms underlying dioxygen reduction in laccases. Structural and modelling studies focusing on proton transfer

BMC STRUCT BIOL 10 doi: 10.1186/1472-6807-10-28

Chen Z, Durão P, Silva CS, Pereira MM, Todorovic S, Hildebrandt P, Bento I, Lindley PF, Martins LO. (2010)

The role of Glu498 in the dioxygen reactivity of CotA-laccase from Bacillus subtilis

Dalton Trans. 39:2875-2882. doi: 10.1039/B922734B


de Sanctis D, Bento I, Inacio JM, Custodio S, de Sa-Nogueira I, Carrondo MA. (2008)

Overproduction, crystallization and preliminary X-ray characterization of Abn2, an endo-1,5-alpha-arabinanase from Bacillus subtilis

ACTA CRYSTALLOGR F 64:636-638. doi: 10.1107/S1744309108016321

Durao P, Chen ZJ, Silva CS, Soares CM, Pereira MM, Todorovic S, Hildebrandt P, Bento I, Lindley PF, Martins LO. (2008)

Proximal mutations at the type 1 copper site of CotA laccase: spectroscopic, redox, kinetic and structural characterization of I494A and L386A mutants

BIOCHEM J 412:339-346. doi: 10.1042/BJ20080166


Carrondo MA, Bento I, Matias PM, Lindley PF. (2007)

Crystallographic evidence for dioxygen interactions with iron proteins

J BIOL INORG CHEM 12:429-442. doi: 10.1007/s00775-007-0213-2

Bento I, Peixoto C, Zaitsev VN, Lindley PF. (2007)

Ceruloplasmin revisited: structural and functional roles of various metal cation-binding sites

ACTA CRYSTALLOGR D 63:240-248. doi: 10.1107/S090744490604947X


Teixeira FC, Ramos H, Antunes IF, Curto MJ, Duarte MT, Bento I. (2006)

Synthesis and Structural Characterization of 1- and 2-Substituted Indazoles: Ester and Carboxylic Acid Derivatives

Molecules 11(11):867-889. doi: 10.3390/11110867

Lyashenko AV, Bento I, Zaitsev VN, Zhukhlistova NE, Zhukova YN, Gabdoulkhakov AG, Morgunova EY, Voelter W, Kachalova GS, Stepanova EV, Koroleva OV, Lamzin VS, Tishkov VI, Betzel C, Lindley PF, Mikhailov AM. (2006)

X-ray structural studies of the fungal laccase from Cerrena maxima

J. Biol. Inorg. Chem. 11(8):963-973. doi: 10.1007/s00775-006-0158-x
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Teixeira FC, Ramos H, Antunes IF, Curto MJM, Duarte MT, Bento I. (2006)

Synthesis and structural characterization of 1-and 2-substituted indazoles: Ester and carboxylic acid derivatives

MOLECULES 11:867-889.

Lyashenko AV, Zhukhlistova NE, Gabdoulkhakov AG, Zhukova YN, Voelter W, Zaitsev VN, Bento I, Stepanova EV, Kachalova GS, Koroleva OV, Cherkashyn EA, Tishkov VI, Lamzin VS, Schirwitz K, Morgunova EY, Betzel C, Lindley PF, Mikhailov AM. (2006)

Purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray study of the fungal laccase from Cerrena maxima

Acta Crystallogr. Sect. F Struct. Biol. Cryst. Commun. 62(Pt 10):954-957. doi: 10.1107/s1744309106036578
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Bento I, Carrondo MA, Lindley PF. (2006)

Reduction of dioxygen by enzymes containing copper

J BIOL INORG CHEM 11:539-547. doi: 10.1007/s00775-006-0114-9

Durao P, Bento I, Fernandes AT, Melo EP, Lindley PF, Martins LO. (2006)

Perturbations of the T1 copper site in the CotA laccase from Bacillus subtilis: structural, biochemical, enzymatic and stability studies

J BIOL INORG CHEM 11:514-526. doi: 10.1007/s00775-006-0102-0

Lachwa J, Bento I, Duarte MT, Lopes JN, Rebelo LP. (2006)

Condensed phase behaviour of ionic liquid-benzene mixtures: congruent melting of a [emim][NTf2].C6H6 inclusion crystal

Chem Commun (Camb). 23:2447-2445. doi: 10.1039/b602675c


Bento I, Martins LO, Lopes GG, Carrondo MA, Lindley PF. (2005)

Dioxygen reduction by multi-copper oxidases; a structural perspective

DALTON T 3507-3513. doi: 10.1039/b504806k


Bento I, Matias PM, Baptista AM, da Costa PN, van Dongen WM, Saraiva LM, Schneider TR, Soares CM, Carrondo MA. (2004)

Molecular basis for redox-Bohr and cooperative effects in cytochrome c3 from Desulfovibrio desulfuricans ATCC 27774: crystallographic and modeling studies of , oxidized and reduced high-resolution structures at pH 7.6.

Proteins 54(1):135-152. doi: 10.1002/prot.10431


Bento I, Teixeira VH, Baptista AM, Soares CM, Matias PM, Carrondo MA. (2003)

Redox-Bohr and other cooperativity effects in the nine-heme cytochrome c from Desulfovibrio desulfuricans ATCC 27774 - Crystallographic and modeling studies

J BIOL CHEM 278:36455-36469. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M301745200


Louro RO, Bento I, Matias PM, Catarino T, Baptista AM, Soares CM, Carrondo MA, Turner DL, Xavier AV. (2001)

Conformational component in the coupled transfer of multiple electrons and protons in a monomeric tetraheme cytochrome

J BIOL CHEM 276:44044-44051.


Frazao C, Bento I, Costa J, Soares CM, Verissimo P, Faro C, Pires E, Cooper J, Carrondo MA. (1999)

Crystal structure of cardosin A, a glycosylated and Arg-Gly-Asp-containing aspartic proteinase from the flowers of Cynara cardunculus L.

J BIOL CHEM 274:27694-27701.


Bento I, Frazão C, Coelho R, Wilson K, Dauter Z, Carrondo MA. (1998)

Crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic studies of the plant aspartic proteinase cardosin A

Acta Crystallogr. D Biol. Crystallogr. 54(Pt 5):991-993. doi: 10.1107/s0907444998001048
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Bento I, Coelho R, Frazao C, Costa J, Faro C, Verissimo P, Pires E, Cooper J, Dauter Z, Wilson K, Carrondo MA. (1998)

Crystallisation, structure solution, and initial refinement of plant cardosin-A

ADV EXP MED BIOL 436:445-452.


Costa J, Ashford DA, Nimtz M, Bento I, Frazao C, Esteves CL, Faro CJ, Kervinen J, Pires E, Verissimo P, Wlodawer A, Carrondo MA. (1997)

The glycosylation of the aspartic proteinases from barley (Hordeum vulgare L) and cardoon (Cynara cardunculus L)

EUR J BIOCHEM 243:695-700.