Maurice Bosch Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth University, UK
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Gordon Allison Aberystwyth University
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Ricardo M. F. da Costa
  • Aberystwyth University
  • 1 Author merit


M.S. in Plant Biotechnology and Biodiversity, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, 2011

Current position

Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, Institute of Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences (IBERS), Aberystwyth University, UK (Final year)


  1. da Costa, R. M. F., Allison, G. and Bosch, M. (2015). Cell wall biomass preparation and fourier transform mid-infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy to study cell wall composition. Bio-protocol 5(11): e1494.
  2. da Costa, R. M., Lee, S. J., Allison, G. G., Hazen, S. P., Winters, A. and Bosch, M. (2014). Genotype, development and tissue-derived variation of cell-wall properties in the lignocellulosic energy crop Miscanthus. Ann Bot 114(6): 1265-1277. 
1 Protocol published
Cell Wall Biomass Preparation and Fourier Transform Mid-infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy to Study Cell Wall Composition
Authors:  Ricardo M. F. da Costa, Gordon G. Allison and Maurice Bosch, date: 06/05/2015, view: 3967, Q&A: 0
Plant cell wall biomass is an abundant and renewable organic resource. Of the polymers it encloses, cellulose and hemicellulose are regarded as a raw material for the production of fuels and other products (Klemm et al., 2005; Slavov et al. ...