C. Flavia Massaro

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InstitutionQueensland University of Technology
School of Earth, Environmental and Biological Sciences (EEBS)
M Block, Level 5, Room M582, Gardens Point Campus
 
Postal address2 George St
Brisbane
Queensland
4000
Australia
 
Office phone+61449261483
Mobile phone+61449261483
E-mailcfmassaro@gmail.com
Alternative e-mailflavia.massaro@qut.edu.au
 
 
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Pests & Pathogens
COLOSS Project(s)   Monitoring,Beekeeping
COLOSS Taskforce(s)   Sustainable bee breeding,Apitox,Varroa control
 
Research interestsbee health
 metabolomics
 peptidomics
 nutrition
 
Publications8. Phloroglucinols from anti‐microbial deposit‐resins of Australian stingless bees (Tetragonula carbonaria). CF Massaro, TJ Smyth, WF Smyth, T Heard, SD Leonhardt, et al. Phytotherapy Research 29 (1), 48-58, 4. 2015
7. Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of honeybee (Apis mellifera ligustica) propolis from subtropical eastern Australia. CF Massaro, JB Simpson, D Powell, P Brooks. The Science of Nature 102 (11-12), 1-11, 2. 2015
6. Characterization of synthetic and natural product pharmaceuticals by functional group analysis using electrospray ionization-ion trap mass spectrometry: a mini-review. WF Smyth, S McClean, CF Massaro, TJ Smyth, P Brooks, VR Robledo. Analytical Letters 48 (17), 2661-2675. 2015
5. In vitro antibacterial phenolic extracts from “sugarbag” pot-honeys of Australian stingless bees (Tetragonula carbonaria). CF Massaro, D Shelley, TA Heard, P Brooks. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 62 (50), 12209-12217, 3. 2014
4. Anti-staphylococcal activity of C-methyl flavanones from propolis of Australian stingless bees (Tetragonula carbonaria) and fruit resins of Corymbia torelliana (Myrtaceae). CF Massaro, M Katouli, T Grkovic, H Vu, RJ Quinn, TA Heard, C Carvalho, et al. Fitoterapia 95, 247-257, 20. 2014
3. Diversity matters: how bees benefit from different resin sources N Drescher, HM Wallace, M Katouli, CF Massaro, SD Leonhardt. Oecologia 176 (4), 943-953, 7. 2014
2. Effect of Australian propolis from stingless bees (Tetragonula carbonaria) on pre-contracted human and porcine isolated arteries. FC Massaro, PR Brooks, HM Wallace, V Nsengiyumva, et al. Plos one 8 (11), e81297. 5. 2013
1. Cerumen of Australian stingless bees (Tetragonula carbonaria): gas chromatography-mass spectrometry fingerprints and potential anti-inflammatory properties. FC Massaro, PR Brooks, HM Wallace, FD Russell. Naturwissenschaften 98 (4), 329-337, 18. 2011