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
Office phone+61449261483
Mobile phone+61449261483
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
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