From Science to Innovation

Scientific papers







1. Abreu, A.C., McBain, A.J., Simões, M.

Plants as sources of new antimicrobials and resistance-modifying agents

Natural Product Reports, 29(9), 1007, 2012, doi: 10.1039/c2np20035j


2. Afonso, R., Mendes, A., Gales, L.

Peptide-based solids: porosity and zeolitic behavior

Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 22(5), 1709-1723, 2012, doi: 10.1039/c1jm13568f


3. Albergaria, J.T., Alvim-Ferraz, M.d.C.M., Delerue-Matos, C.

Remediation of sandy soils contaminated with hydrocarbons and halogenated hydrocarbons by soil vapour extraction

Journal of Environmental Management, 104, 195-201, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.03.033


4. Araújo, R., Moreira, J.L., Ratola, N., Santos, L., Alves, A.

Melamine and Cyanuric Acid in Foodstuffs and Pet Food: Method Validation and Sample Screening

Analytical Letters, 45(5-6), 613-624, 2012, doi: 10.1080/00032719.2011.649458


5. Araújo, R., Ratola, N., Moreira, J.L., Santos, L., Alves, A.

Different extraction approaches for the biomonitoring of pesticides in pine needles

Environmental technology, 33(19-21), 2359-2368, 2012, doi: 10.1080/09593330.2012.668946


6. Azevedo, J., Sousa, C.T., Mendes, A., Araújo, J.P.

Influence of the Rest Pulse Duration in Pulsed Electrodeposition of Fe Nanowires

Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 12, 9112-9117, 2012, doi: 10.1166/jnn.2012.6769


7. Azevedo, N.F., Bragança, S.M., Simões, L.C., Cerqueira, L., Almeida, C., Keevil, C.W., Vieira, M.J.

Proposal for a method to estimate nutrient shock effects in bacteria

BMC Research Notes, 5(1), 422, 2012, doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-5-422


8. Barbosa, J. V., Oliveira, F., Moniz, J., Magalhães, F. D., Bastos, M. M. S. M.

Synthesis and Characterization of Allyl Fatty Acid Derivatives as Reactive Coalescing Agents for Latexes Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, 12, 2215-2226, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s11746-012-2114-y


9. Barbosa, J.V., Veludo, E., Moniz, J., Magalhães, F.D., Bastos, M.M.S.M.

Synthesis and characterization of acrylic fatty acid derivative and use as reactive coalescing agent

European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 114(10), 1175-1182, 2012, doi: 10.1002/ejlt.201100388


10. Barreiros, L., Peres, J., Azevedo, N.F., Manaia, C.M., Nunes, O.C.

Environmental factors influencing molinate biodegradation by a two-member mixed culture in rice paddy field floodwater

International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 72, 52-58, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2012.05.003


11. Bessa, L.J., Correia, D.M., Cellini, L., Azevedo, N.F., Rocha, I.

Optimization of Culture Conditions to Improve Helicobacter Pylori Growth in HAM's F-12 Medium by Response Surface Methodology

International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology, 25(4), 901-909, 2012, doi: 10.1177/039463201202500408


12. Birgul, A., Katsoyiannis, A., Gioia, R., Crosse, J., Earnshaw, M., Ratola, N., Jones, K.C., Sweetman, A.J.

Atmospheric polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in the United Kingdom

Environmental Pollution, 169, 105-111, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2012.05.005


13. Borges, A., Saavedra, M.J., Simões, M.

The activity of ferulic and gallic acids in biofilm prevention and control of pathogenic bacteria

Biofouling, 28(7), 755-767, 2012, doi: 10.1080/08927014.2012.706751


14. Borges A., Simões M., Martínez-Murcia A., Saavedra M.J.

Detection of Legionella spp. in Natural and Man-made Water Systems Using Standard Guidelines

Journal of Microbiology Research, 2(4), 95-102, 2012, doi: 10.5923/j.microbiology.20120204.06


15. Brandão, L., Boaventura, M., Ribeirinha, P.

Single wall nanohorns as electrocatalyst support for vapour phase high temperature DMFC

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37(24), 19073-19081, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2012.09.133


16. Caetano, N.S., Silva, V.F.M., Mata, T.M.

Valorization of Coffee Grounds for Biodiesel Production

Chemical Engineering Transactions, 26, 267-272, 2012, doi: 10.3303/CET1226045


17. Caetano, N.S., Teixeira, J.I.M., Mata, T.M.

Enzymatic Catalysis of Vegetable Oil with Ethanol in the Presence of Co-solvents

Chemical Engineering Transactions, 26, 81-86, 2012, doi: 10.3303/CET1226014


18. Calheiros, L.G., Simoes, M.

13C Metabolic Flux Analysis: From the Principle to Recent Applications

Current Bioinformatics, 7(1), 77-86, 2012, doi: 10.2174/157489312799304404


19. Cardoso, A., Carvalho, C.V.d., Magalhães, F.D., Neto, P., Rasteiro, M.G., Restivo, M.T., Zutin, D.G., Williams, B.

ITs in Engineering Education: Joining Efforts Between SPEE and IGIP

International Journal in Engineering Pedagogy, 2(1), 4-11, 2012, doi: 10.3991/ijep.v2i1.1899


20. Carneiro, C., Vieira, R., Mendes, A.M., Magalhães, F.D.

Nanocomposite acrylic paint with self-cleaning action

Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, 9(6), 687-693, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s11998-012-9407-9


21. Castro, F., Ferreira, A., Rocha, F., Vicente, A., António Teixeira, J.

Characterization of intermediate stages in the precipitation of hydroxyapatite at 37°C

Chemical Engineering Science, 77, 150-156, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2012.01.058


22. Coelho, B., Schwarzbözl, P., Oliveira, A., Mendes, A.

Biomass and central receiver system (CRS) hybridization: Volumetric air CRS and integration of a biomass waste direct burning boiler on steam cycle

Solar Energy, 86(10), 2912-2922, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.solener.2012.06.009


23. Coelho, J., Nandyala, S.H., Gomes, P.S., Sampaio, P., Pacheco, A.P., Nunes, O.C., Lopes, M.A., Fernandes, M.H., Santos, J.D., Bandyopadhyay, A.

Development and Characterization of Ag2O-Doped ZnLB Glasses and Biological Assessment of Ag2O-ZnLB-Hydroxyapatite Composites

Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 95(9), 2732-2740, 2012, doi: 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2012.05187.x


24. Costa, N., Pereira, J., Martins, J., Ferra, J., Cruz, P., Magalhães, F., Mendes, A., Carvalho, L.

Alternative to latent catalysts for curing UF resins used in the production of low formaldehyde emission wood-based panels

International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 33, 56-60, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2011.11.003


25. Crespo, R., Rocha, F.A., Damas, A.M., Martins, P.M.

A Generic Crystallization-like Model That Describes the Kinetics of Amyloid Fibril Formation

Journal of Biological Chemistry, 287(36), 30585-30594, 2012, doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.375345


26. Cruz, R., da Cruz Ranita, J.A., Macaira, J., Ribeiro, F., da Silva, A.M.B., Oliveira, J.M., Fernandes, M.H.F.V., Ribeiro, H.A., Mendes, J.G., Mendes, A.

Glass Laser-Assisted Glass Frit Bonding

IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, 2(12), 1949-1956, 2012, doi: 10.1109/tcpmt.2012.2212195


27. Cruz, R., Pacheco Tanaka, D.A., Mendes, A.

Reduced graphene oxide films as transparent counter-electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells

Solar Energy, 86(2), 716-724, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.solener.2011.11.010


28. Dias, J.M., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Almeida, M.F., Méndez Díaz, J.D., Polo, M.S., Utrilla, J.R.

Selection of heterogeneous catalysts for biodiesel production from animal fat

Fuel, 94, 418-425, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.fuel.2011.10.069

29. Dias, P., Carneiro, C., Andrade, L., Sousa, J., Machado, J., Mendes, A.

Characterization of a water-based paint for corrosion protection

Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, 9(3), 365-374, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s11998-011-9388-0


30. Duarte, F., Maldonado-Hódar, F.J., Madeira, L.M.

Influence of the Particle Size of Activated Carbons on Their Performance as Fe Supports for Developing Fenton-like Catalysts

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51(27), 9218-9226, 2012, doi: 10.1021/ie300167r


31. Estevinho, B.M.A.N., Damas, A.M., Martins, P.M., Rocha, F.

Study of the inhibition effect on the microencapsulated enzyme β-Galactosidase

Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 11(11), 1923-1930, 2012


32. Ferra, J.M.M., Henriques, A., Mendes, A.M., Costa, M.R.N., Carvalho, L.H., Magalhães, F.D.

Comparison of UF synthesis by alkaline-acid and strongly acid processes

Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 123(3), 1764-1772, 2012, doi: 10.1002/app.34642


33. Ferreira, A., Pereira, G., Teixeira, J.A., Rocha, F.

Statistical tool combined with image analysis to characterize hydrodynamics and mass transfer in a bubble column

Chemical Engineering Journal, 180, 216-228, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2011.09.117


34. Ferreira, C., Rocha, F.A., Damas, A.M., Martins, P.M.

Running away from Thermodynamics To Promote or Inhibit Crystal Growth

Crystal Growth & Design, 12(1), 40-43, 2012, doi: 10.1021/cg201354s


35. Figueiredo, L., Bandeira, P., Mendes, A., Bastos, M.M.S.M., Magalhães, F.D.

Use of fluoropolymer permanent release coatings for molded polyurethane foam production

Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, 9(6), 757-764, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s11998-012-9413-y


36. Folescu, E., Ferreira, A., Rocha, F., Teixeira, J.A.

Enhancement of oxygen mass transfer in pneumatical bioreactors using n-dodecane as oxygen-vector

Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 11(11), 1953-1961, 2012


37. Gil da Costa, R.M., Bastos, M.M.S.M., Oliveira, P.A., Lopes, C.

Bracken-associated human and animal health hazards: Chemical, biological and pathological evidence

Journal of Hazardous Materials, 203-204, 1-12, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2011.12.046


38. Gil da Costa, R.M., Coelho, P., Sousa, R., Bastos, M.M.S.M., Porto, B., Teixeira, J.P., Malheiro, I., Lopes, C.

Multiple genotoxic activities of ptaquiloside in human lymphocytes: Aneugenesis, clastogenesis and induction of sister chromatid exchange Mutation Research/Genetic

Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, 747(1), 77-81, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.mrgentox.2012.04.010


39. Henriques, A., Cruz, P., Martins, J., Ferra, J.M., Magalhães, F.D., Carvalho, L.H.

Determination of formaldehyde/urea molar ratio in amino resins by near-infrared spectroscopy

Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 124(3), 2441-2448, 2012, doi: 10.1002/app.35128


40. Henriques, A., Ferra, J., Cruz, P., Martins, J., Magalhães, F.D., Carvalho, L.

Viscosity determination of amino resins during synthesis using near-infrared spectroscopy

International Wood Products Journal, 3(1), 64-66, 2012, doi: 10.1179/2042645312y.0000000006


41. Homem, V., Sousa, R., Moreira, J.L., Santos, L., Alves, A.

Response surface optimisation applied to a headspace-solid phase microextraction-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry method for the analysis of volatile organic compounds in water matrices

International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 92(2), 166-189, 2012, doi: 10.1080/03067319.2010.536228


42. Katsoyiannis, A., Birgul, A., Ratola, N., Cincinelli, A., Sweetman, A.J., Jones, K.C.

Can car air filters be useful as a sampling medium for air pollution monitoring purposes?

Environment International, 48, 65-70, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2012.06.011


43. Khaddour, I., Ferreira, A., Bento, L., Rocha, F.

Sucrose crystal growth in the presence of dextran of different molecular weights

Journal of Crystal Growth, 355(1), 17-25, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2012.05.039


44. Khaddour, I., Rocha, F., Bento, L.

Study of surface structure and dextran incorporation into sucrose crystals using atomic force microscopy

Zuckerindustrie, 137(4), 227-229, 2012


45. Lopes, F.V.S., Monteiro, R.A.R., Silva, A.M.T., Silva, G.V., Faria, J.L., Mendes, A.M., Vilar, V.J.P., Boaventura, R.A.R.

Insights into UV-TiO2 photocatalytic degradation of PCE for air decontamination systems

Chemical Engineering Journal, 204-206, 244-257, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2012.07.079


46. Lopes, S.P., Ceri, H., Azevedo, N.F., Pereira, M.O.

Antibiotic resistance of mixed biofilms in cystic fibrosis: impact of emerging microorganisms on treatment of infection

International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 40(3), 260-263, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2012.04.020


47. Manrique, Y.A., Miguel, C.V., Mendes, D., Mendes, A., Madeira, L.M.

Modeling and Simulation of a Packed-bed Reactor for Carrying out the Water-Gas Shift Reaction

International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, 10(1), 2012, doi: 10.1515/1542-6580.3105


48. Martins, J., Coelho, C., Ferra, J., Cruz, P., Carvalho, L.

Low formaldehyde emission MDF overlaid with wood veneer: bonding problems assessment

International Wood Products Journal, 3(1), 31-35, 2012, doi: 10.1179/2042645312y.0000000005


49. Mata, T.M., Martins, A.A., Neto, B., Martins, M.L., Salcedo, R.L.R., Costa, C.A.V.

LCA tool for sustainability evaluations in the pharmaceutical industry

Chemical Enginnering Transactions, 26, 261-266, 2012, doi: 10.3303/CET1226044


50. Mata, T.M., Melo, A.C., Simões, M., Caetano, N.S.

Parametric study of a brewery effluent treatment by microalgae Scenedesmus obliquus

Bioresource Technology, 107, 151-158, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2011.12.109


51. Mata, T.M., Sousa, I.R.B.G., Caetano, N.S.

Transgenic corn oil for biodiesel production via enzymatic catalysis with ethanol

Chemical Engineering Transactions, 27, 19-24, 2012, doi: 10.3303/CET1227004


52. Mata, T.M., Sousa, I.R.B.G., Vieira, S.S., Caetano, N.S.

Biodiesel Production from Corn Oil via Enzymatic Catalysis with Ethanol

Energy & Fuels, 26(5), 3034-3041, 2012, doi: 10.1021/ef300319f


53. Mesquita, I., Matos, L.C., Duarte, F., Maldonado-Hódar, F.J., Mendes, A., Madeira, L.M.

Treatment of azo dye-containing wastewater by a Fenton-like process in a continuous packed-bed reactor filled with activated carbon

Journal of Hazardous Materials, 237-238, 30-37, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2012.07.066


54. Mesquita, J.R., Nóbrega, C., Vala, H., Sousa, S.I.V.

Statistics in veterinary nursing research: what to know before starting the study

The Veterinary Nurse, 3(10), 594-598, 2012


55. Miguel, C.V., Mendes, A., Tosti, S., Madeira, L.M.

Effect of CO and CO2 on H2 permeation through finger-like Pd–Ag membranes

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37(17), 12680-12687, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2012.05.131


56. Mustelier, N.L., Almeida, M.F., Cavalheiro, J., Castro, F.

Evaluation of Pellets Produced with Undergrowth to be Used as Biofuel

Waste and Biomass Valorization, 3, 285-294, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s12649-012-9127-5


57. Navarro-Ortega, A., Ratola, N., Hildebrandt, A., Alves, A., Lacorte, S., Barceló, D.

Environmental distribution of PAHs in pine needles, soils, and sediments

Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 19(3), 677-688, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s11356-011-0610-5


58. Oliveira, C., Santos, M.S.F., Maldonado-Hódar, F.J., Schaule, G., Alves, A., Madeira, L.M.

Use of pipe deposits from water networks as novel catalysts in paraquat peroxidation

Chemical Engineering Journal, 210, 339-349, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2012.09.001


59. Paiva, N.T., Henriques, A., Cruz, P., Ferra, J.M., Carvalho, L.H.,Magalhães, F.D.

Production of melamine fortified urea-formaldehyde resins with low formaldehyde emission

Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 124(3), 2311-2317, 2012, doi: 10.1002/app.35282


60. Paiva, N.T., Pereira, J., Ferra, J.M., Cruz, P., Carvalho, L., Magalhães, F.D.

Study of influence of synthesis conditions on properties of melamine–urea formaldehyde resins

International Wood Products Journal, 3(1), 51-57, 2012, doi: 10.1179/2042645312y.0000000009


61. Pereira, A.M., Abreu, A., Simões, M.

Action of Kanamycin Against Single and Dual Species Biofilms of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus

Journal of Microbiology Research, 2(4), 84-88, 2012, doi: 10.5923/j.microbiology.20120204.04


62. Peres, I., Rocha, S., Loureiro, J.A., Pereira, M.C., Ivanova, G., Coelho, M.

Carbohydrate particles as protein carriers and scaffolds: physico-chemical characterization and collagen stability

Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 14(9), 1144, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s11051-012-1144-6


63. Pires, J.C.M.

Ozone Weekend Effect Analysis in Three European Urban Areas

CLEAN - Soil, Air, Water, 40(8), 790-797, 2012, doi: 10.1002/clen.201100410


64. Pires, J.C.M., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Martins, F.G.

Surface ozone behaviour at rural sites in Portugal

Atmospheric Research, 104-105, 164-171, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2011.10.001


65. Pires, J.C.M., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Martins, F.G., Simões, M.

Carbon dioxide capture from flue gases using microalgae: Engineering aspects and biorefinery concept

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 16(5), 3043-3053, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.rser.2012.02.055


66. Pires, J.C.M., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Pereira, M.C., Martins, F.G.

Comparison of several linear statistical models to predict tropospheric ozone concentrations

Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 82(2), 183-192, 2012, doi: 10.1080/00949655.2011.623233


67. Pires, J.C.M., Gonçalves, B., Azevedo, F.G., Carneiro, A.P., Rego, N., Assembleia, A.J.B., Lima, J.F.B., Silva, P.A., Alves, C., Martins, F.G.

Optimization of artificial neural network models through genetic algorithms for surface ozone concentration forecasting

Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 19(8), 3228-3234, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s11356-012-0829-9


68. Pires, J.C.M., Martins, F.G.

Evaluation of Spatial Variability of PM10 Concentrations in London

Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 19(8), 3228-3234, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s11356-012-0829-9


69. Queiroz, J.A., Rodrigues, V.M.S., Matos, H.A., Martins, F.G.

Modeling of existing cooling towers in ASPEN PLUS using an equilibrium stage method

Energy Conversion and Management, 64, 473-481, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.enconman.2012.03.030


70. Ratola, N., Alves, A., Lacorte, S., Barceló, D.

Distribution and sources of PAHs using three pine species along the Ebro River

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 184(2), 985-999, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s10661-011-2014-x


71. Ratola, N., Amigo, J.M., Lacorte, S., Barceló, D., Psillakis, E., Alves, A.

Comparison of PAH Levels and Sources in Pine Needles from Portugal, Spain, and Greece

Analytical Letters, 45(5-6), 508-525, 2012, doi: 10.1080/00032719.2011.649452


72. Ratola, N., Cincinelli, A., Alves, A., Katsoyiannis, A.

Occurrence of organic microcontaminants in the wastewater treatment process. A mini review

Journal of Hazardous Materials, 239-240, 1-18, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2012.05.040


73. Ratola, N., Herbert, P., Alves, A.

Microwave-assisted headspace solid-phase microextraction to quantify polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in pine trees

Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 403(6), 1761-1769, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s00216-012-5962-2


74. Ribeiro, F., Maçaira, J., Cruz, R., Gabriel, J., Andrade, L., Mendes, A.

Laser assisted glass frit sealing of dye-sensitized solar cells

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 96, 43-49, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.solmat.2011.09.009


75. Rocha, S., Loureiro, J.A., Brezesinski, G., Pereira, M.d.C.

Peptide–surfactant interactions: Consequences for the amyloid-beta structure

Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 420(1), 136-140, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2012.02.129


76. Rodrigues, C.S.D., Boaventura, R.A.R., Madeira, L.M.

Application of Fenton's Reagent for Acrylic Dyeing Wastewater Decolorization, Organic Matter Reduction and Biodegradability Improvement

Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies, 15(1), 78-88, 2012


77. Rodrigues, P.A.F., Sousa, S.I.V., Geraldes, M.J., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Martins, F.G.

Bioactive Nano-Filters to Control Legionella on Indoor Air

Advanced Materials Research, 506, 23-26, 2012, doi: 10.4028/


78. Santana, A., Maçaira, J., Larrayoz, M.A.

Continuous production of biodiesel from vegetable oil using supercritical ethanol/carbon dioxide mixtures

Fuel Processing Technology, 96, 214-219, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2011.12.021


79. Santos, B.A.V., Silva, V.M.T.M., Loureiro, J.M., Barbosa, D., Rodrigues, A.E.

Modeling of physical and chemical equilibrium for the direct synthesis of dimethyl carbonate at high pressure conditions

Fluid Phase Equilibria, 336, 41-51, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.fluid.2012.08.022


80. Silva, A.M.T., Herney-Ramirez, J., Söylemez, U., Madeira, L.M.

A lumped kinetic model based on the Fermi's equation applied to the catalytic wet hydrogen peroxide oxidation of Acid Orange 7

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 121-122, 10-19, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2012.03.018


81. Silva, J.A., Borges, N., Santos, A., Alves, A.

Method Validation for Cafestol and Kahweol Quantification in Coffee Brews by HPLC-DAD

Food Analytical Methods, 5(6), 1404-1410, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s12161-012-9387-5


82. Simões, L.C., Simões, M., Vieira, M.J.

A comparative study of drinking water biofilm monitoring with flow cell and Propella™ bioreactors

Water Science & Technology: Water Supply, 12(3), 334, 2012, doi: 10.2166/ws.2011.139


83. Slezakova, K., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C., Pereira, M.C.

Elemental Characterization Of Indoor Breathable Particles at a Portuguese Urban Hospital

Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A, 75(13-15), 909-919, 2012, doi: 10.1080/15287394.2012.690707


84. Sousa, A.M., Ferreira, A., Azevedo, N.F., Pereira, M.O., Lourenço, A.

Computational approaches to standard-compliant biofilm data for reliable analysis and integration

Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics, 9(3), 203, 2012, doi: 10.2390/biecoll-jib-2012-203


85. Sousa, S.I.V., Alvim.Ferrz, M.C.M., Martins, F.G.

Indoor PM10 and PM2.5 at Nurseries and Primary Schools

Advanced Materials Research, 433-440, 385-390, 2012, doi: 10.4028/


86. Sousa, S.I.V., Ferraz, C., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Vaz, L.G., Marques, A.J., Martins, F.G.

Indoor air pollution on nurseries and primary schools: impact on childhood asthma – study protocol

BMC Public Health, 12(1), 435, 2012, doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-435


87. Sousa, S.I.V., Pires, J.C.M., Martins, E.M., Fortes, J.D.N., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Martins, F.G.

Short-term effects of air pollution on respiratory morbidity at Rio de Janeiro — PART I: Air Pollution Assessment

Environment International, 44, 18-25, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2012.01.005


88. Sousa, S.I.V., Pires, J.C.M., Martins, E.M., Fortes, J.D.N., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Martins, F.G.

Short-term effects of air pollution on respiratory morbidity at Rio de Janeiro — Part II: Health assessment

Environment International, 43, 1-5, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2012.02.004


89. Tavares, C.J., Castro, M.V., Marins, E.S., Samantilleke, A.P., Ferdov, S., Rebouta, L., Benelmekki, M., Cerqueira, M.F., Alpuim, P., Xuriguera, E., Rivière, J.P., Eyidi, D., Beaufort, M.F., Mendes, A.

Effect of hot-filament annealing in a hydrogen atmosphere on the electrical and structural properties of Nb-doped TiO2 sputtered thin films

Thin Solid Films, 520(7), 2514-2519, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.tsf.2011.10.031


90. Teixeira, M., Campo, M., Tanaka, D.A., Tanco, M.A., Magen, C., Mendes, A.

Carbon–Al2O3–Ag composite molecular sieve membranes for gas separation

Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 90(12), 2338-2345, 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.cherd.2012.05.016


91. Teixeira, S., Delerue-Matos, C., Santos, L.

Removal of sulfamethoxazole from solution by raw and chemically treated walnut shells

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Setup and Validation of Flow Cell Systems for Biofouling Simulation in Industrial Settings

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The influence of nonconjugative Escherichia coli plasmids on biofilm formation and resistance

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Surface Water Quality Assessment of Lis River Using Multivariate Statistical Methods

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98. von Stosch, M., Oliveira, R., Peres, J., Feyo de Azevedo, S.

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2. Abreu, A.C., Borges, A., Simoes, L.C., Saavedra, M.J., Simoes, M.

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Current and emergent strategies for disinfection of hospital environments

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8. Amaro, H.M., Barros, R., Guedes, A.C., Sousa-Pinto, I., Malcata, F.X.

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The Influence of Interfering Substances on the Antimicrobial Activity of Selected Quaternary Ammonium Compounds

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Bioethanol from Brewer’s Spent Grains: Acid Pretreatment Optimization

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17. Caetano, N., Silva, V., Melo, A.C., Mata, T.

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Preparation and characterization of acrylic polymer nanocomposite films obtained from aqueous dispersions

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Continuous-Flow Precipitation of Hydroxyapatite at 37 °C in a Meso Oscillatory Flow Reactor

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Precipitation of hydroxyapatite at 37 °C in a meso oscillatory flow reactor operated in batch at constant power density

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Continuous-flow precipitation of hydroxyapatite in ultrasonic microsystems

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Gold nanoparticle delivery-enhanced proteasome inhibitor effect in adenocarcinoma cells

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27. Correia, P., Cruz, A., Santos, L., Alves, A.

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Sodium metabisulphite as a scavenger of air pollutants for wood-based building materials

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13C NMR study of presence of uron structures in amino adhesives and relation with wood-based panels performance

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The role of sucrose in amino polymers synthesized by the strongly acid process

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Use of single-wall carbon nanohorns as counter electrodes in dye-sensitized solar cells

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Study of multivesiculated polyester particles synthesis by double emulsion process

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New insight about orange II elimination by characterization of spent activated carbon/Fe Fenton-like catalysts

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Influence of the iron precursor in the preparation of heterogeneous Fe/activated carbon Fenton-like catalysts

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Uncertainty in the Determination of Glucose and Sucrose in Solutions with Chitosan by Enzymatic Methods

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pH influence on oxygen mass transfer coefficient in a bubble column. Individual characterization of kL and a

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Biofilm Control With New Microparticles With Immobilized Biocide

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On growth rate hysteresis and catastrophic crystal growth

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Production of monodisperse multivesiculated polyester particles with a T-junction microfluidic device

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Hybridization-based detection of Helicobacter pylori at human body temperature using advanced locked nucleic acid (LNA) probes

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Macroscale versus microscale methods for physiological analysis of biofilms formed in 96-well microtiter plates

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Green fuel production: processes applied to microalgae

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Lipid production of Chlorella vulgaris and Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata

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Effect of natural and synthetic antioxidants incorporation on the gas permeation properties of poly(lactic acid) films

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Drinking water and biofilm disinfection by Fenton-like reaction

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Evaluation of the Antioxidant Activity of Cell Extracts from Microalgae

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Optimization of ABTS radical cation assay specifically for determination of antioxidant capacity of intracellular extracts of microalgae and cyanobacteria

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Microwave-assisted Fenton’s oxidation of amoxicillin

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New analytical method for the determination of musks in personal care products by Quick, Easy, Cheap, Effective, Rugged, and Safe extraction followed by GC-MS

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Solid phase microextraction method for characterizing the organic fraction of an industrial brine stream

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65. Loureiro, J.A., Rocha, S., Pereira, M.d.C.

Charged surfactants induce a non-fibrillar aggregation pathway of amyloid-beta peptide

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Review on nanostructured photoelectrodes for next generation dye-sensitized solar cells

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Fluorescence in situ Hybridization method using Peptide Nucleic Acid probes for rapid detection of Lactobacillus and Gardnerella spp.

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Revisiting the concepts of competition between reaction and diffusion in poisoned catalysts

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Release of Volatile Compounds from Polymeric Microcapsules Mediated by Photocatalytic Nanoparticles

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Adhesive bond strength development evaluation using ABES in different lignocellulosic materials

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Effect of the Culture Nutrients on the Biomass and Lipid Productivities of Microalgae Dunaliella tertiolecta

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Sustainability analysis of biofuels through the supply chain using indicators

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The effect of glucose concentration and shaking conditions on Escherichia coli biofilm formation in microtiter plates

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80. Novo, A., Andre, S., Viana, P., Nunes, O.C., Manaia, C.M.

Antibiotic resistance, antimicrobial residues and bacterial community composition in urban wastewater

Water Research, 47(5), 1875-1887, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2013.01.010


81. Nunes, O.C., Lopes, A.R., Manaia, C.M.

Microbial degradation of the herbicide molinate by defined cultures and in the environment

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 97(24), 10275-10291, 2013, doi: 10.1007/s00253-013-5316-9


82. Oliveira, T.I., Oliveira, M., Viswanathan, S., Barroso, M.F., Barreiros, L., Nunes, O.C., Rodrigues, J.A., de Lima-Neto, P., Mazzetto, S.E., Morais, S., Delerue-Matos, C.

Molinate quantification in environmental water by a glutathione-S-transferase based biosensor

Talanta, 106, 249-254, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.talanta.2012.10.074


83. Oliveira, V.B., Simões, M., Melo, L.F., Pinto, A.M.F.R.

A 1D mathematical model for a microbial fuel cell

Energy, 61, 463-471, 2013, doi: 10.1016/


84. Oliveira, V.B., Simões, M., Melo, L.F., Pinto, A.M.F.R.

Overview on the developments of microbial fuel cells

Biochemical Engineering Journal, 73, 53-64, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.bej.2013.01.012


85. Paiva, D., Brezesinski, G., Pereira, M.C., Rocha, S.

Langmuir Monolayers of Monocationic Lipid Mixed with Cholesterol or Fluorocholesterol: DNA Adsorption Studies

Langmuir, 29(6), 1920-1925, 2013, doi: 10.1021/la304012e


86. Paiva, D., Ivanova, G., Pereira, M.C., Rocha, S.

Chitosan conjugates for DNA delivery

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 15(28), 11893-11899, 2013, doi: 10.1039/c3cp51215k


87. Paiva, D., Martín-Molina, A., Cardoso, I., Quesada-Pérez, M., Pereira, M.C., Rocha, S.

The effect of a fluorinated cholesterol derivative on the stability and physical properties of cationic DNA vectors

Soft Matter, 9(2), 401-409, 2013, doi: 10.1039/c2sm27236a


88. Pereira, B., Lopes, P., Marques, J., Pimenta, M., Alves, C., Roseira, I., Mendes, A., Cabral, M.

Sealing effectiveness of different types of closures towards volatile phenols and haloanisoles

Journal International des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin, 47, 2013


89. Pereira, J.H.O.S., Reis, A.C., Queirós, D., Nunes, O.C., Borges, M.T., Vilar, V.J.P., Boaventura, R.A.R.

Insights into solar TiO2-assisted photocatalytic oxidation of two antibiotics employed in aquatic animal production, oxolinic acid and oxytetracycline

Science of the Total Environment, 463-464, 274-283, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.05.098


90. Pérez, L.C., Ihonen, J., Sousa, J.M., Mendes, A.

Use of Segmented Cell Operated in Hydrogen Recirculation Mode to Detect Water Accumulation in PEMFC

Fuel Cells, 13(2), 203-216, 2013, doi: 10.1002/fuce.201200109


91. Pérez, L.C., Rajala, T., Ihonen, J., Koski, P., Sousa, J.M., Mendes, A.

Development of a methodology to optimize the air bleed in PEMFC systems operating with low quality hydrogen

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38(36), 16286-16299, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2013.10.037


92. Pinto, A.M., Cabral, J., Tanaka, D.A.P., Mendes, A.M., Magalhães, F.D.

Effect of incorporation of graphene oxide and graphene nanoplatelets on mechanical and gas permeability properties of poly(lactic acid) films

Polymer International, 62(1), 33-40, 2013, doi: 10.1002/pi.4290


93. Pinto, A.M., Gonçalves, I.C., Magalhães, F.D.

Graphene-based materials biocompatibility: A review

Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 111, 188-202, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2013.05.022


94. Pinto, A.M., Martins, J., Moreira, J.A., Mendes, A.M., Magalhães, F.D.

Dispersion of graphene nanoplatelets in poly(vinyl acetate) latex and effect on adhesive bond strength

Polymer International, 62(6), 928-935, 2013, doi: 10.1002/pi.4379


95. Pinto, A.M., Moreira, S., Gonçalves, I.C., Gama, F.M., Mendes, A.M., Magalhães, F.D.

Biocompatibility of poly(lactic acid) with incorporated graphene-based materials

Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 104, 229-238, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2012.12.006


96. Pinto, T.S., Malcata, F.X., Arrabaca, J.D., Silva, J.M., Spreitzer, R.J., Esquivel, M.G.

Rubisco mutants of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii enhance photosynthetic hydrogen production

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 97(12), 5635-5643, 2013, doi: 10.1007/s00253-013-4920-z


97. Pires, J.C., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C., Martins, F.G., Simoes, M.

Wastewater treatment to enhance the economic viability of microalgae culture

Environmental Science and Pollution Research International, 20(8), 5096-5105, 2013, doi: 10.1007/s11356-013-1791-x


98. Queiroga, A.C., Pintado, M.E., Malcata, F.X.

Wool-associated proteolytic bacteria, isolated from Portuguese Merino breed

Small Ruminant Research, 109(1), 38-46, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.smallrumres.2012.09.005


99. Ramos, Ó.L., Reinas, I., Silva, S.I., Fernandes, J.C., Cerqueira, M.A., Pereira, R.N., Vicente, A.A., Poças, M.F., Pintado, M.E., Malcata, F.X.

Effect of whey protein purity and glycerol content upon physical properties of edible films manufactured therefrom

Food Hydrocolloids, 30(1), 110-122, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2012.05.001


100. Rodrigues, A., Nogueira, R., Melo, L.F., Brito, A.G.

Effect of low concentrations of synthetic surfactants on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) biodegradation

International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 83, 48-55, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2013.04.001


101. Rodrigues, C.S.D., Madeira, L.M., Boaventura, R.A.R.

Optimization and Economic Analysis of Textile Wastewater Treatment by Photo-Fenton Process under Artificial and Simulated Solar Radiation

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52(37), 13313-13324, 2013, doi: 10.1021/ie401301h

102. Rodrigues, C.S.D., Madeira, L.M., Boaventura, R.A.R.

Treatment of textile dye wastewaters using ferrous sulphate in a chemical coagulation/flocculation process

Environmental technology, 34(6), 719-729, 2013, doi: 10.1080/09593330.2012.715679


103. Santos, M.S.F., Schaule, G., Alves, A., Madeira, L.M.

Adsorption of paraquat herbicide on deposits from drinking water networks

Chemical Engineering Journal, 229, 324-333, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2013.06.008


104. Silva, H., Sá, S., Brandão, L., Loureiro, J.M., Gabriel, J., Mendes, A.

Gas solute movement in packed columns—A remote control experiment

Education for Chemical Engineers, 8(3), e94-e104, 2013,  doi: 10.1016/j.ece.2013.06.002


105. Silva, M.E.F., Lemos, L.T., Bastos, M.M.S.M., Nunes, O.C., Cunha-Queda, A.C.

Recovery of humic-like susbtances from low quality composts

Bioresource Technology, 128, 624-632, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2012.11.013


106. Slezakova, K., Castro, D., Begonha, A., Delerue-Matos, C., Alvim-Ferraz, M.d.C., Morais, S., Pereira, M.d.C.

Evaluation of atmospheric deposition and patterns of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in facades of historic monuments of Oporto (Portugal)

International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 93(10), 1052-1064, 2013, doi: 10.1080/03067319.2013.775279


107. Slezakova, K., Castro, D., Delerue–Matos, C., Alvim–Ferraz, M.d.C., Morais, S.,Pereira, M.d.C.

Impact of vehicular traffic emissions on particulate-bound PAHs: Levels and associated health risks

Atmospheric Research, 127, 141-147, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.06.009


108. Slezakova, K., Morais, S., Pereira, M.d.C.

Forest fires in Northern region of Portugal: Impact on PM levels

Atmospheric Research, 127, 148-153, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.07.012


109. Slezakova, K., Pires, J.C., Castro, D., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C., Delerue-Matos, C., Morais, S., Pereira, M.C.

PAH air pollution at a Portuguese urban area: carcinogenic risks and sources identification

Environmental science and pollution research international, 20(6), 3932-3945, 2013, doi: 10.1007/s11356-012-1300-7


110. Soares, A.A., Pinho, M.T., Albergaria, J.T., Domingues, V., da Conceicao Alvim-Ferraz, M., Delerue-Matos, C.

Biocomplementation of SVE to achieve clean-up goals in soils contaminated with toluene and xylene

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185(10), 8429-8438, 2013, doi: 10.1007/s10661-013-3184-5


111. Soares-Maia, R., Faustino-Rocha, A., Teixeira-Guedes, C., Pinho-Oliveira, J., Talhada, D., Rema, A., Faria, F., Ginja, M., Ferreira, R., da Costa, R., Oliveira, P.A., Lopes, C.

MNU-induced rat mammary carcinomas: immunohistology and estrogen receptor expression

Journal of Environmental Pathology, Toxicology and Oncology, 32(2), 157-163, 2013


112. Sousa, R., Homem, V., Moreira, J.L., Madeira, L.M., Alves, A.

Optimisation and application of dispersive liquid–liquid microextraction for simultaneous determination of carbamates and organophosphorus pesticides in waters

Analytical Methods, 5(11), 2736, 2013, doi: 10.1039/c3ay26032a


113. Sousa, I.V., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C., Branco, P.

Indoor Air at an Urban Nursery in Porto, Portugal—Weekday/Weekend Behaviour

European Journal of Epidemiology, 28(1), S176-S177, 2013, doi: 10.1007/s10654-013-9820-0


114. Sousa, S.I.V., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Martins, F.G.

Health effects of ozone focusing on childhood asthma: What is now known – a review from an epidemiological point of view

Chemosphere, 90(7), 2051-2058, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2012.10.063


115. Sousa, V.M., Manaia, C.M., Mendes, A., Nunes, O.C.

Photoinactivation of various antibiotic resistant strains of Escherichia coli using a paint coat

Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 251, 148-153, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2012.10.027


116. Tavares, T.G., Spindola, H., Longato, G., Pintado, M.E., Carvalho, J.E., Malcata, F.X.

Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of novel dietary protein hydrolysate produced from whey by proteases of Cynara cardunculus

International Dairy Journal, 32(2), 156-162, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.idairyj.2013.05.010


117. Tavaria, F.K., Costa, E.M., Gens, E.J., Malcata, F.X., Pintado, M.E.

Influence of abiotic factors on the antimicrobial activity of chitosan

The Journal of Dermatology, 40(12), 1014-1019, 2013, doi: 10.1111/1346-8138.12315


118. Teodósio, J.S., Silva, F.C., Moreira, J.M.R., Simões, M., Melo, L.F., Alves, M.A., Mergulhão, F.J.

Flow cells as quasi-ideal systems for biofouling simulation of industrial piping systems

Biofouling, 29(8), 953-966, 2013, doi: 10.1080/08927014.2013.821467


119. Vaz-Moreira, I., Egas, C., Nunes, O.C., Manaia, C.M.

Bacterial diversity from the source to the tap: a comparative study based on 16S rRNA gene-DGGE and culture-dependent methods

FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 83(2), 361-374, 2013, doi: 10.1111/1574-6941.12002


120. Xará, S., Delgado, J., Almeida, M.F., Costa, C.

Laboratory study on the leaching potential of spent alkaline batteries using a MSW landfill leachate

Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, 15(1), 61-72, 2013, doi: 10.1007/s10163-012-0091-8



1. Abreu, A.C., Borges, A., Mergulhão, F., Simões, M.

Use of phenyl isothiocyanate for biofilm prevention and control

International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 86, 34-41, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2013.03.024


2. Abreu, A.C., Serra, S.C., Borges, A., Saavedra, M.J., Salgado, A.J., Simões, M.

Evaluation of the best method to assess antibiotic potentiation by phytochemicals against Staphylococcus aureus

Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 79(2), 125-134, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2014.03.002


3. Afonso, R., Mendes, A., Gales, L.

Hydrophobic dipeptide crystals: a promising Ag-free class of ultramicroporous materials showing argon/oxygen adsorption selectivity

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16(36), 19386, 2014, doi: 10.1039/c4cp02085e


4. Albergaria, J.T., Martins, F.G., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Delerue-Matos, C.

Multiple Linear Regression and Artificial Neural Networks to Predict Time and Efficiency of Soil Vapor Extraction

Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 225(8), 2014, doi: 10.1007/s11270-014-2058-y


5. Almeida, C., Constante, D., Ferreira, A., Cerqueira, L., Vieira, M.J., Azevedo, N.F.

A new colorimetric peptide nucleic acid-based assay for the specific detection of bacteria

Future Microbiology, 9(10), 1131-1142, 2014, doi: 10.2217/fmb.14.68


6. Ângelo, J., Andrade, L., Mendes, A.

Highly active photocatalytic paint for NOx abatement under real-outdoor conditions

Applied Catalysis A: General, 484, 17-25, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.apcata.2014.07.005


7. Apolinário, A., Sousa, C.T., Ventura, J., Andrade, L., Mendes, A.M., Araújo, J.P.

Tailoring the Ti surface via electropolishing nanopatterning as a route to obtain highly ordered TiO2 nanotubes

Nanotechnology, 25(48), 485301, 2014, doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/25/48/485301


8. Apolinário, A., Sousa, C.T., Ventura, J., Costa, J.D., Leitão, D.C., Moreira, J.M., Sousa, J.B., Andrade, L., Mendes, A.M., Araújo, J.P.

The role of the Ti surface roughness in the self-ordering of TiO2 nanotubes: a detailed study of the growth mechanism

Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2(24), 9067, 2014, doi: 10.1039/c4ta00871e


9. Araújo, P.A., Mergulhão, F., Melo, L., Simões, M.

The ability of an antimicrobial agent to penetrate a biofilm is not correlated with its killing or removal efficiency

Biofouling, 30(6), 675-683, 2014, doi: 10.1080/08927014.2014.904294


10. Azevedo, A.S., Almeida, C., Melo, L.F., Azevedo, N.F.

Interaction between atypical microorganisms and E. coliin catheter-associated urinary tract biofilms

Biofouling, 30(8), 893-902, 2014, doi: 10.1080/08927014.2014.944173


11. Azevedo, J., Sousa, C.T., Ventura, J., Apolinario, A., Mendes, A., Araújo, J.P.

Ultra-long Fe nanowires by pulsed electrodeposition with full filling of alumina templates

Materials Research Express, 1, 015028, 2014, doi: 10.1088/2053-1591/1/1/015028


12. Azevedo, J., Steier, L., Dias, P., Stefik, M., Sousa, C.T., Araújo, J.P., Mendes, A., Graetzel, M., Tilley, S.D.

On the stability enhancement of cuprous oxide water splitting photocathodes by low temperature steam annealing

Energy & Environmental Science, 7(12), 4044-4052, 2014, doi: 10.1039/c4ee02160f


13. Barbosa, J.V., Moniz, J., Mendes, A., Magalhães, F.D., Bastos, M.M.S.M.

Incorporation of an acrylic fatty acid derivative as comonomer for oxidative cure in acrylic latex

Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, 11(5), 765-773, 2014, doi: 10.1007/s11998-014-9582-y


14. Barros, J., Grenho, L., Manuel, C.M., Ferreira, C., Melo, L., Nunes, O.C., Monteiro, F.J., Ferraz, M.P.

Influence of nanohydroxyapatite surface properties on Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm formation

Journal of Biomaterials Applications, 28(9), 1325-1335, 2014, doi: 10.1177/0885328213507300


15. Borges, A., Serra, S., Cristina Abreu, A., Saavedra, M.J., Salgado, A., Simões, M.

Evaluation of the effects of selected phytochemicals on quorum sensing inhibition and in vitro cytotoxicity

Biofouling, 30(2), 183-195, 2014, doi: 10.1080/08927014.2013.852542


16. Borges, A., Simões, L.C., Saavedra, M.J., Simões, M.

The action of selected isothiocyanates on bacterial biofilm prevention and control

International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 86, 25-33, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2013.01.015


17. Borges, J.M., Dias, J.M., Danko, A.S.

Influence of the Anaerobic Biodegradation of Different Types of Biodiesel on the Natural Attenuation of Benzene

Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 225(10), 2014, doi: 10.1007/s11270-014-2146-z


18. Branco, P.T.B.S., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Martins, F.G., Sousa, S.I.V.

Indoor air quality in urban nurseries at Porto city: Particulate matter assessment

Atmospheric Environment, 84, 133-143, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.11.035


19. Branco, P.T.B.S., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Martins, F.G., Sousa, S.I.V.

The microenvironmental modelling approach to assess children's exposure to air pollution – A review

Environmental Research, 135, 317-332, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.10.002


20. Caetano, N.S., Silva, V.F.M., Melo, A.C., Martins, A.A., Mata, T.M.

Spent coffee grounds for biodiesel production and other applications

Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 16(7), 1423-1430, 2014, doi: 10.1007/s10098-014-0773-0


21. Coelho, B., Varga, S., Oliveira, A., Mendes, A.

Optimization of an atmospheric air volumetric central receiver system: Impact of solar multiple, storage capacity and control strategy

Renewable Energy, 63, 392-401, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2013.09.026


22. Coelho, S.C., Rocha, S., Pereira, M.C., Juzenas, P., Coelho, M.A.N.

Enhancing Proteasome-Inhibitor Effect by Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles

Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 10(4), 717-723, 2014, doi: 10.1166/jbn.2014.1743


23. Coelho, S.C., Rocha, S., Sampaio, P., Pereira, M.C., Coelho, M.A.N.

Encapsulation of a proteasome inhibitor with gold-polysaccharide nanocarriers

Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 16(4), 2014, doi: 10.1007/s11051-014-2368-4


24. Costa, N.A., Ferra, J., Martins, J., Coelho, C., Pereira, J., Cruz, P., Magalhães, F., Carvalho, L.

Impact of thermal treatment on bonding performance of UF/PVAc formulations

International Wood Products Journal, 5(4), 212-216, 2014, doi: 10.1179/2042645314y.0000000075


25. Costa, N.A., Ohlmeyer, M., Ferra, J., Magalhães, F.D., Mendes, A., Carvalho, L.

The influence of scavengers on VOC emissions in particleboards made from pine and poplar

European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, 72(1), 117-121, 2014, doi: 10.1007/s00107-013-0761-9


26. Costa, N.A., Pereira, J., Ferra, J., Cruz, P., Martins, J., Magalhães, F.D., Mendes, A., Carvalho, L.H.

Evaluation of Bonding Performance of Amino Polymers Using ABES

The Journal of Adhesion, 90(1), 80-88, 2014, doi: 10.1080/00218464.2013.784693


27. Costa, N.A., Pereira, J., Ferra, J., Cruz, P., Martins, J., Magalhães, F.D., Mendes, A., Carvalho, L.H.

Formaldehyde emission in wood based panels: effect of curing reactions

International Wood Products Journal, 5(3), 146-150, 2014, doi: 10.1179/2042645314y.0000000070


28. Costa, R.M., Paula-Santos, N., Rocha, A.F., Colaco, A., Lopes, C., Oliveira, P.A.

The N-nitrosodiethylamine mouse model: sketching a timeline of evolution of chemically-induced hepatic lesions

Anticancer Research, 34(12), 7029-7037, 2014


29. Cruz, R., Araújo, J.P., Andrade, L., Mendes, A.

Transparent graphene-based counter-electrodes for iodide/triiodide mediated dye-sensitized solar cells

Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2(7), 2028, 2014, doi: 10.1039/c3ta14593j


30. Danko, A.S., Fontenete, S.J., de Aquino Leite, D., Leitão, P.O., Almeida, C., Schaefer, C.E., Vainberg, S., Steffan, R.J., Azevedo, N.F.

Detection of Dehalococcoides spp. by Peptide Nucleic Acid Fluorescent in situ Hybridization

Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, 24(3), 142-149, 2014, doi: 10.1159/000362790


31. Dias, Â., Machado, J., Moniz, J., Mendes, A.M., Magalhães, F.D.

Effect of curing conditions on the properties of multivesiculated polyester particle dispersions

Polymer Engineering & Science, 54(2), 396-403, 2014, doi: 10.1002/pen.23571


32. Dias, C., Serra, C., Simões, L., Simões, M., Martinez-Murcia, A., Saavedra, M.J.

Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase and carbapenemase-producing Aeromonas 1 spp. in wild animals from Portugal

VETERINARY RECORD, 174, 532-534, 2014


33. Dias, D., Machado, J., Leal, V., Mendes, A.

Impact of using cool paints on energy demand and thermal comfort of a residential building

Applied Thermal Engineering, 65(1-2), 273-281, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2013.12.056


34. Dias, J.M., Santos, E., Santo, F., Carvalho, F., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Almeida, M.F.

Study of an ethylic biodiesel integrated process: Raw-materials, reaction optimization and purification methods

Fuel Processing Technology, 124, 198-205, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2014.02.026


35. Dias, P., Lopes, T., Andrade, L., Mendes, A.

Temperature effect on water splitting using a Si-doped hematite photoanode

Journal of Power Sources, 272, 567-580, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2014.08.108


36. Eblagon, K.M., Concepción, P.H., Silva, H., Mendes, A.

Ultraselective low temperature steam reforming of methanol over PdZn/ZnO catalysts—Influence of induced support defects on catalytic performance

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 154-155, 316-328, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2014.02.032


37. Emami, S., Paz, F.A.A., Mendes, A., Gales, L.

Toward the Construction of 3D Dipeptide–Metal Frameworks

Crystal Growth & Design, 14(9), 4777-4780, 2014, doi: 10.1021/cg500925x


38. Estevinho, B.N., Damas, A.M., Martins, P., Rocha, F.

Microencapsulation of β-galactosidase with different biopolymers by a spray-drying process

Food Research International, 64, 134-140, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2014.05.057


39. Estevinho, B.N., Damas, A.M., Martins, P., Rocha, F.

The Influence of Microencapsulation with a Modified Chitosan (Water Soluble) on β-Galactosidase Activity

Drying Technology, 32(13), 1575-1586, 2014, doi: 10.1080/07373937.2014.909843


40. Fernández, I., Bravo, J.I., Mosquera-Corral, A., Pereira, A., Campos, J.L., Méndez, R., Melo, L.F.

Influence of the shear stress and salinity on Anammox biofilms formation: modelling results

Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 37(10), 1955-1961, 2014, doi: 10.1007/s00449-014-1171-z


41. Ferreira, D., Magalhães, R., Bessa, J., Taveira, P., Sousa, J., Whitley, R.D., Mendes, A.

Study of AgLiLSX for Single-Stage High-Purity Oxygen Production

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 53(40), 15508-15516, 2014, doi: 10.1021/ie500442r


42. Ferreira, M.J., Almeida, M.F., Pinho, S.C., Gomes, J.R., Rodrigues, J.L.

Alkaline Hydrolysis of Chromium Tanned Leather Scrap Fibers and Anaerobic

Biodegradation of the Products Waste and Biomass Valorization, 4, 551-562, 2014, doi: 10.1007/s12649-013-9252-9


43. Ferrero, G.O., Almeida, M.F., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Dias, J.M.

Water-free process for eco-friendly purification of biodiesel obtained using a heterogeneous Ca-based catalyst

Fuel Processing Technology, 121, 114-118, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2014.01.020


44. Fidalgo, J., Mendes, A.M., Magalhães, F.D.

Physicomechanical characterization of monodisperse multivesiculated polyester particles

European Polymer Journal, 58, 173-179, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2014.06.025


45. Figueiredo, L., Silveira Santos, L.,Alves, A.

Molecularly Imprinted Dispersive-Based Extraction Method for Melamine in Milk (MIDE HPLC DAD)

Journal Advances in Chemistry, 10(6), 2775-2785, 2014


46. Fonseca, J., Slezakova, K., Morais, S., Pereira, M.C.

Assessment of ultrafine particles in Portuguese preschools: levels and exposure doses

Indoor Air, 24(6), 618-628, 2014, doi: 10.1111/ina.12114


47. Gil da Costa, R.M., Medeiros, R.

Bovine papillomavirus: opening new trends for comparative pathology

Archives of Virology, 159(2), 191-198, 2014, doi: 10.1007/s00705-013-1801-9


48. Gil da Costa, R.M., Oliveira, P.A., Bastos, M.M.S.M., Lopes, C.C., Lopes, C.

Ptaquiloside-induced early-stage urothelial lesions show increased cell proliferation and intact β-catenin and E-cadherin expression

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49. Gomes, A.I., Pires, J.C., Figueiredo, S.A., Boaventura, R.A.

Multiple linear and principal component regressions for modelling ecotoxicity bioassay response

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Optimization of River Water Quality Surveys by Multivariate Analysis of Physicochemical, Bacteriological and Ecotoxicological Data

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51. Gomes, I.B., Simões, M., Simões, L.C.

An overview on the reactors to study drinking water biofilms

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Biofilm Localization in the Vertical Wall of Shaking 96-Well Plates

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96-well microtiter plates for biofouling simulation in biomedical settings

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54. Gonçalves, A.L., Simões, M., Pires, J.C.M.

The effect of light supply on microalgal growth, CO2 uptake and nutrient removal from wastewater

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55. Gonçalves, V., Brandão, L., Mendes, A.

Development of porous polymer pressure sensors incorporating graphene platelets

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An optimization based on simulation approach to the patient admission scheduling problem using a linear programing algorithm

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An Optimization based on Simulation Approach to the Patient Admission Scheduling Problem: Diagnostic Imaging Department Case Study

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Water-induced modulation of Helicobacter pylori virulence properties

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59. Homem, V., Alves, A., Santos, L.

Development and Validation of a Fast Procedure To Analyze Amoxicillin in River Waters by Direct-Injection LC–MS/MS

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60. Iulianelli, A., Ribeirinha, P., Mendes, A., Basile, A.

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The effects of ferulic and salicylic acids on Bacillus cereus and Pseudomonas fluorescens single- and dual-species biofilms

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62. Li, L., Wieme, A., Spitaels, F., Balzarini, T., Nunes, O.C., Manaia, C.M., Van Landschoot, A., De Vuyst, L., Cleenwerck, I., Vandamme, P.

Acetobacter sicerae sp. nov., isolated from cider and kefir, and identification of species of the genus Acetobacter by dnaK, groEL and rpoB sequence analysis International

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63. Lopes, A.R., Manaia, C.M., Nunes, O.C.

Bacterial community variations in an alfalfa-rice rotation system revealed by 16S rRNA gene 454-pyrosequencing

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64. Lopes, S.P., Azevedo, N.F., Pereira, M.O.

Emergent Bacteria in Cystic Fibrosis:In Vitro Biofilm Formation and Resilience under Variable Oxygen Conditions

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Hematite photoelectrodes for water splitting: evaluation of the role of film thickness by impedance spectroscopy

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An innovative photoelectrochemical lab device for solar water splitting

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Targeting nanoparticles across the blood–brain barrier with monoclonal antibodies

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Minimum information about a biofilm experiment (MIABiE): standards for reporting experiments and data on sessile microbial communities living at interfaces

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70. Maçaira, J., Andrade, L., Mendes, A.

Modeling, simulation and design of dye sensitized solar cells

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71. Martins, I.M., Barreiro, M.F., Coelho, M., Rodrigues, A.E.

Microencapsulation of essential oils with biodegradable polymeric carriers for cosmetic applications

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72. Mata, T., Mendes, A., Caetano, N.

Properties and sustainability of biodiesel from animal fats and fish oil

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73. Mata, T., Santos, J., Mendes, A., Caetano, N.

Sustainability evaluation of biodiesel produced from microalgae chlamydomonas sp grown in brewery wastewater

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Sustainability and economic evaluation of microalgae grown in brewery wastewater

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75. Meireles, A., Simões, M.

Metabolic Control Analysis and its Applications

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Membrane ultrafiltration for oil-from-water separation: Multidisciplinary lab experiment

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77. Miguel, C.V., Trujillano, R., Rives, V., Vicente, M.A., Ferreira, A.F.P., Rodrigues, A.E., Mendes, A., Madeira, L.M.

High temperature CO2 sorption with gallium-substituted and promoted hydrotalcites

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78. Moeenfard, M., Rocha, L., Alves, A.

Quantification of Caffeoylquinic Acids in Coffee Brews by HPLC-DAD

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Are TiO2-based exterior paints useful catalysts for gas-phase photooxidation processes? A case study on n-decane abatement for air detoxification

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Stabilization of nano-TiO2 aqueous dispersions with poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(4-vinyl pyridine) block copolymer and their incorporation in photocatalytic acrylic varnishes

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The effects of surface properties on Escherichia coli adhesion are modulated by shear stress

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Treatment of water networks (waters and deposits) contaminated with chlorfenvinphos by oxidation with Fenton’s reagent

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Development of phenol-formaldehyde resin with low formaldehyde emissions that respects LEED certification

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Solar photocatalytic oxidation of recalcitrant natural metabolic by-products of amoxicillin biodegradation

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Assessment of solar driven TiO2-assisted photocatalysis efficiency on amoxicillin degradation

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Novel isolates of lactobacilli from fermented Portuguese olive as potential probiotics

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Effect of light supply on CO2 capture from atmosphere by Chlorella vulgaris and Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata

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Variation of surface ozone in Campo Grande, Brazil: meteorological effect analysis and prediction

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97. Rabie, M.A., Peres, C., Malcata, F.X.

Evolution of amino acids and biogenic amines throughout storage in sausages made of horse, beef and turkey meats

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98. Rache, M.L., García, A.R., Zea, H.R., Silva, A.M.T., Madeira, L.M., Ramírez, J.H.

Azo-dye orange II degradation by the heterogeneous Fenton-like process using a zeolite Y-Fe catalyst—Kinetics with a model based on the Fermi's equation

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99. Ramos, O.L., Pereira, R.N., Rodrigues, R., Teixeira, J.A., Vicente, A.A., Xavier Malcata, F.

Physical effects upon whey protein aggregation for nano-coating production

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100. Ratola, N., Homem, V., Silva, J.A., Araújo, R., Amigo, J.M., Santos, L., Alves, A.

Biomonitoring of pesticides by pine needles — Chemical scoring, risk of exposure, levels and trends

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101. Reis, P.J.M., Reis, A.C., Ricken, B., Kolvenbach, B.A., Manaia, C.M., Corvini, P.F.X., Nunes, O.C.

Biodegradation of sulfamethoxazole and other sulfonamides by Achromobacter denitrificans PR1

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102. Ribeirinha, P., Boaventura, M., Lopes, J.C.B., Sousa, J.M., Mendes, A.

Study of different designs of methanol steam reformers: Experiment and modeling

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103. Ribeiro, F., Maçaira, J., Mesquita, I., Gabriel, J., Andrade, L., Mendes, A.

Laser assisted dye-sensitized solar cell sealing: From small to large cells areas

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104. Rodrigues, C.S.D., Boaventura, R.A.R., Madeira, L.M.

A new strategy for treating a cotton dyeing wastewater - integration of physical-chemical and advanced oxidation processes

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105. Rodrigues, C.S.D., Boaventura, R.A.R., Madeira, L.M.

Technical and economic feasibility of polyester dyeing wastewater treatment by coagulation/flocculation and Fenton's oxidation

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Decontamination of an Industrial Cotton Dyeing Wastewater by Chemical and Biological Processes

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107. Rodrigues, C.S.D., Madeira, L.M., Boaventura, R.A.R.

Synthetic textile dyeing wastewater treatment by integration of advanced oxidation and biological processes – Performance analysis with costs reduction

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108. Rodrigues, S.C., Whitley, R., Mendes, A.

Preparation and characterization of carbon molecular sieve membranes based on resorcinol–formaldehyde resin

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109. Santos, C.M., Gomes, B., Gonçalves, L.M., Oliveira, J., Rocha, S., Coelho, M., Rodrigues, J.A., Freitas, V., Aguilar, H.

Pyranoflavylium Derivatives Extracted from Wine Grape as Photosensitizers in Solar Cells

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110. Santos, M.S.F., Madeira, L.M., Alves, A.

Paraquat quantification in deposits from drinking water networks

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Cytokeratin 7/19 expression inN-diethylnitrosamine-induced mouse hepatocellular lesions: implications for histogenesis International

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Optimization of a peptide nucleic acid fluorescence in situ hybridization (PNA-FISH) method for the detection of bacteria and disclosure of a formamide effect

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Simple hydrothermal synthesis method for tailoring the physicochemical properties of ZnO: morphology, surface area and polarity

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Influence of the composition of the initial mixtures on the chemical composition, physicochemical properties and humic-like substances content of composts

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Levels and risks of particulate-bound PAHs in indoor air influenced by tobacco smoke: a field measurement

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Ultrafine Particles in Ambient Air of an Urban Area: Dose Implications for Elderly

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Trace metals in size-fractionated particulate matter in a Portuguese hospital: exposure risks assessment and comparisons with other countries

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Effect of the preparation method on the catalytic activity and stability of Au/Fe2O3 catalysts in the low-temperature water–gas shift reaction

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An harmonised vocabulary for communicating and interchanging biofilms experimental results

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Boehmite-phenolic resin carbon molecular sieve membranes - Permeation and adsorption studies

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Identifying the Nature of Fouling Layers by Online Monitoring of the Propagation of Vibrations Along the Deposition Surface

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Bacterial diversity and antibiotic resistance in water habitats: searching the links with the human microbiome

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Hybrid semi-parametric modeling in process systems engineering: Past, present and future

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Life cycle assessment of alternatives for recycling abroad alkaline batteries from Portugal

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How the sorption of benzene in soils contaminated with aromatic hydrocarbons is affected by the presence of biofuels

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The effect of shear stress on the formation and removal of Bacillus cereus biofilms

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Bombella intestini gen. nov., sp. nov., an acetic acid bacterium isolated from bumble bee crop International

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A dye-sensitized solar cell model implementable in electrical circuit simulators

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Relationships among bulk soil physicochemical, biochemical, and microbiological parameters in an organic alfalfa-rice rotation system

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Natural and synthetic rubber/waste - Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate composites for sustainable application in the footwear industry

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69. Madeira, L., Martins, L., Heike, H.,Gabriella, B.

Tools available to aid mobility: help for students and institutions. Case-studies of internships in Chemical Engineering at Porto University and in Chemistry at the University of Cologne

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Edible Bio-Based Nanostructures: Delivery, Absorption and Potential Toxicity

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77. Mata, T.M., Caetano, N.S., Martins, A.A.

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79. Mateos-Pedrero, C., Silva, H., Pacheco Tanaka, D.A., Liguori, S., Iulianelli, A., Basile, A., Mendes, A.

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The epidemiology of blood-contaminated needlestick injuries among veterinarians in Portugal

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96. Paiva, A.M., Estevinho, B.N., Rocha, F., Nunes, O.C.

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97. Paiva, D., Markowski, T., Dobner, B., Brezesinski, G., Möhwald, H., do Carmo Pereira, M., Rocha, S.

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MicroRNA-21 expression and susceptibility to HPV-induced carcinogenesis - Role of microenvironment in K14-HPV16 mice model

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101. Peres, C.M., Hernandez Mendonza, A., Bronze, M.R., Peres, C., Xavier Malcata, M.R.

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103. Pérez-Rodríguez, G., Glez-Peña, D., Azevedo, N.F., Pereira, M.O., Fdez-Riverola, F., Lourenço, A.

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104. Pérez, P., Cornaglia, C.A., Mendes, A., Madeira, L.M., Tosti, S.

Surface effects and CO/CO2 influence in the H2 permeation through a Pd-Ag membrane: A comprehensive model

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105. Pinho, L.X., Azevedo, J., Miranda, S.M., Ângelo, J., Mendes, A., Vilar, V.J.P., Vasconcelos, V., Boaventura, R.A.R.

Oxidation of microcystin-LR and cylindrospermopsin by heterogeneous photocatalysis using a tubular photoreactor packed with different TiO2 coated supports

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106. Pinho, S.C., Almeida, M.F., Nunes, O.C.

Effects of alkaline hydrolysis and autoclaving on inorganic components present in healthcare waste

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107. Pinho, S.C., Nunes, O.C., Lobo-da-Cunha, A., Almeida, M.F.

Inactivation of Geobacillus stearothermophilus spores by alkaline hydrolysis applied to medical waste treatment

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108. Pinto, M.F., Estevinho, B.N., Crespo, R., Rocha, F.A., Damas, A.M., Martins, P.M.

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109. Pogiatzis, T.A., Vassiliadis, V.S., Mergulhão, F.J., Wilson, D.I.

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110. Queirós, S., Morais, V., Rodrigues, C.S.D., Maldonado-Hódar, F.J., Madeira, L.M.

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112. Ramalho, M.J., Loureiro, J.A., Gomes, B., Frasco, M.F., Coelho, M.A.N., Carmo Pereira, M.

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116. Ribeiro, L.A., da Silva, P.P., Mata, T.M., Martins, A.A.

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119. Rosa, N., Martins, G.V., Bastos, M.M.S.M., Gois, J.R., Coelho, J.F.J., Marques, J., Tavares, C.J., Magalhães, F.D.

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120. Rosa, N., Simoes, R., Magalhães, F.D., Marques, A.T.

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121. Rufo, J.C., Madureira, J., Paciência, I., Slezakova, K., Pereira, M.D.C., Pereira, C., Teixeira, J.P., Pinto, M., Moreira, A., De Oliveira Fernandes, E.

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A sustainability assessment of advanced materials for novel housing solutions

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Determination of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in water at ng/L level by a simple DLLME–GC–(EI) MS method

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125. Santos, R.S., Dakwar, G.R., Xiong, R., Forier, K., Remaut, K., Stremersch, S., Guimarães, N., Fontenete, S., Wengel, J., Leite, M., Figueiredo, C.,

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An analytical multi-residue approach for the determination of semi-volatile organic pollutants in pine needles

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Thermodynamic analysis of Glycerol Steam Reforming for hydrogen production with in situ hydrogen and carbon dioxide separation

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Towards sustainable microalgal biomass production by phycoremediation of a synthetic wastewater: A kinetic study

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131. Simões, L.C., Simões, M., Lima, N.

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132. Slezakova, K., Texeira, C., Morais, S., Do Carmo Pereira, M.

Children's indoor exposures to (ultra)fine particles in an urban area: Comparison between school and home environments

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Enhancing the low temperature water-gas shift reaction through a hybrid sorption-enhanced membrane reactor for high-purity hydrogen production

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134. Sousa, S.I.V., Branco, P.T.B.S., Nunes, R.A.O., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Martins, F.G.

Radon Levels in Nurseries and Primary Schools in Bragança district – Preliminary Assessment

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135. Supriyono, Sulistyo, H., Almeida, M.F., Dias, J.M.

Influence of synthetic antioxidants on the oxidation stability of biodiesel produced from acid raw Jatropha curcas oil

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Bordetella bronchialis sp. nov., Bordetella flabilis sp. nov. and Bordetella sputigena sp. nov., isolated from human respiratory specimens, and reclassification of Achromobacter sediminum (Zhang et al. 2014) as Verticia sediminum gen. nov., comb. nov.

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137. Varela, A.R., Macedo, G.N., Nunes, O.C., Manaia, C.M.

Genetic characterization of fluoroquinolone resistant Escherichia coli from urban streams and municipal and hospital effluents

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Hydromonas duriensis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from freshwater, in the Douro river, Portugal

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139. Vieira, A., Pinto, V.C., Pinto, A., Magalhães, F.D.

Viscoplastic model analysis about the influence of graphene reinforcement in poly (lactic acid) time-dependent mechanical behaviour

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Effect of operating and design parameters on the performance of a microbial fuel cell with Lactobacillus pentosus

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Life cycle assessment of three different management options for spent alkaline batteries

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Antibiotic adjuvants from: Buxus sempervirens to promote effective treatment of drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus biofilms

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22. Carvalho, I.T., Santos, L.

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24. Casanova, F., Santos, L.

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40. De Oliveira, P.N., Mendes, A.M.M.

Preparation and characterization of an eco-friendly polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) Based in a Blend of Sulphonated Poly(Vinyl Alcohol)/Chitosan Mechanically Stabilised by Nylon 6,6

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41. Dias, J.M., Leite, P., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Almeida, M.F.

Exploratory study on internal recycling of crude glycerol for biodiesel production: Catalyst replacement

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42. Dias, P., Lopes, T., Meda, L., Andrade, L., Mendes, A.

Photoelectrochemical water splitting using WO3 photoanodes: The substrate and temperature roles

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43. Dias, P., Vilanova, A., Lopes, T., Andrade, L., Mendes, A.

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44. Dutra, V., Silva, A.C., Cabrita, P., Peres, C., Malcata, X., Brito, L.

Lactobacillus plantarum LB95 impairs the virulence potential of Gram-positive and Gram-negative food-borne pathogens in HT-29 and vero cell cultures

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45. Erny, G.L., Acunha, T., Simó, C., Cifuentes, A., Alves, A.

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47. Esteves, B.M., Rodrigues, C.S.D., Boaventura, R.A.R., Maldonado-Hódar, F.J., Madeira, L.M.

Coupling of acrylic dyeing wastewater treatment by heterogeneous Fenton oxidation in a continuous stirred tank reactor with biological degradation in a sequential batch reactor

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48. Estevinho, B.N., Carlan, I., Blaga, A., Rocha, F.

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49. Faustino-Rocha, A.I., Rodrigues, D., Gil da Costa, R.M., Diniz, C., Aragão, S., Talhada, D., Botelho, M., Colaço, A., Pires, M.J., Peixoto, F., Oliveira, P.A.

Trihalomethanes in liver pathology: Mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative stress in the mouse

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50. Faustino-Rocha, A.I., Silva, A., Gabriel, J., Gil da Costa, R.M., Moutinho, M., Oliveira, P.A., Gama, A., Ferreira, R., Ginja, M.

Long-term exercise training as a modulator of mammary cancer vascularization

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51. Ferreira, C., Rocha, F.A., Damas, A.M., Martins, P.M.

The Finding of Nondissolving Lysozyme Crystals and Its Significance for the Study of Hard-to-Crystallize Biological Macromolecules

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52. Ferreira, D., Boaventura, M., Bárcia, P., Whitley, R.D., Mendes, A.

Two-Stage Vacuum Pressure Swing Adsorption Using AgLiLSX Zeolite for Producing 99.5+% Oxygen from Air

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53. Ferreira, L.A., da Silva, N.R., Wlodarczyk, S.R., Loureiro, J.A., Madeira, P.P., Teixeira, J.A., Uversky, V.N., Zaslavsky, B.Y.

Interrelationship between partition behavior of organic compounds and proteins in aqueous dextran-polyethylene glycol and polyethylene glycol-sodium sulfate two-phase systems

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54. Ferreira, L.A., Loureiro, J.A., Gomes, J., Uversky, V.N., Madeira, P.P., Zaslavsky, B.Y.

Why physicochemical properties of aqueous solutions of various compounds are linearly interrelated

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55. Figueiredo, L., Erny, G.L., Santos, L., Alves, A.

Applications of molecularly imprinted polymers to the analysis and removal of personal care products: A review

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56. Fontenete, S., Carvalho, D., Guimarães, N., Madureira, P., Figueiredo, C., Wengel, J., Azevedo, N.F.

Application of locked nucleic acid-based probes in fluorescence in situ hybridization

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57. Fontenete, S., Carvalho, D., Lourenço, A., Guimarães, N., Madureira, P., Figueiredo, C., Azevedo, N.F.

FISHji: New ImageJ macros for the quantification of fluorescence in epifluorescence images

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58. Fontenete, S., Guimarães, N., Wengel, J., Azevedo, N.F.

Prediction of melting temperatures in fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) procedures using thermodynamic models

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Fluorescence in vivo hybridization (FIVH) for detection of helicobacter pylori infection in a C57BL/6 mouse model

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60. Gameiro, D., Pérez-Pérez, M., Pérez Rodríguez, G., Monteiro, G., Azevedo, N.F., Lourenço, A.

Computational resources and strategies to construct single-molecule metabolic models of microbial cells

Briefings in Bioinformatics, 17(5), 863-876, 2016, DOI: 10.1093/bib/bbv096


61. Gangadhar, K.N., Pereira, H., Diogo, H.P., Borges dos Santos, R.M., Prabhavathi Devi, B.L.A., Prasad, R.B.N., Custódio, L., Xavier Malcata, F., Varela, J., Barreira, L. Assessment and comparison of the properties of biodiesel synthesized from three different types of wet microalgal biomass

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62. Gangadhar, K.N., Pereira, H., Rodrigues, M.J., Custódio, L., Barreira, L., Malcata, F.X., Varela, J.

Microalgae-based unsaponifiable matter as source of natural antioxidants and metal chelators to enhance the value of wet Tetraselmis chuii biomass

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63. Gil da Costa, R.M., Peleteiro, M.C., Pires, M.A., Dimaio, D.

An Update on Canine, Feline and Bovine Papillomaviruses

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64. Gomes, I.B., Malheiro, J., Mergulhão, F., Maillard, J.Y., Simões, M.

Comparison of the efficacy of natural-based and synthetic biocides to disinfect silicone and stainless steel surfaces

Pathogens and Disease, 74(4), ftw014-ftw014, 2016, doi: 10.1093/femspd/ftw014


65. Gomes, I.B., Simões, M., Simões, L.C.

The effects of sodium hypochlorite against selected drinking water-isolated bacteria in planktonic and sessile states

Science of the Total Environment, 565, 40-48, 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.04.136


66. Gomes, L.C., Carvalho, D., Briandet, R., Mergulhão, F.J.

Temporal variation of recombinant protein expression in Escherichia coli biofilms analysed at single-cell level

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67. Gomes, L.C., Mergulhão, F.J.,

Effect of heterologous protein expression on Escherichia coli biofilm formation and biocide susceptibility

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68. Gómez-Losada, Á., Pires, J.C.M., Pino-Mejías, R.

Characterization of background air pollution exposure in urban environments using a metric based on Hidden Markov Models

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69. Gonçalves, A., Estevinho, B.N., Rocha, F.

Microencapsulation of vitamin A: A review

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70. Gonçalves, A.L., Abreu, A.C., Coqueiro, A., Gaspar, A., Borges, F., Choi, Y.H., Pires, J.C.M., Simões, M.

Co-cultivation of Synechocystis salina and Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata under varying phosphorus concentrations evidences an allelopathic competition scenario

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71. Gonçalves, A.L., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Martins, F.G., Simões, M., Pires, J.C.M.

Integration of microalgae-based bioenergy production into a petrochemical complex: Techno-economic assessment

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72. Gonçalves, A.L., Pires, J.C.M., Simões, M.

Biotechnological potential of Synechocystis salina co-cultures with selected microalgae and cyanobacteria: Nutrients removal, biomass and lipid production

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73. Gonçalves, A.L., Pires, J.C.M., Simões, M.

The effects of light and temperature on microalgal growth and nutrient removal: An experimental and mathematical approach

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74. Gonçalves, A.L., Pires, J.C.M., Simões, M.

Wastewater polishing by consortia of Chlorella vulgaris and activated sludge native bacteria

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75. Gonçalves, A.L., Rodrigues, C.M., Pires, J.C.M., Simões, M.

The effect of increasing CO2 concentrations on its capture, biomass production and wastewater bioremediation by microalgae and cyanobacteria

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76. Gonçalves, C., Pinto, A., Machado, A.V., Moreira, J., Gonçalves, I.C., Magalhães, F.

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77. Graham, E.B., Knelman, J.E., Schindlbacher, A., Siciliano, S., Breulmann, M., Yannarell, A., Beman, J.M., Abell, G., Philippot, L., Prosser, J., Foulquier, A., Yuste, J.C., Glanville, H.C., Jones, D.L., Angel, R., Salminen, J., Newton, R.J., Bürgmann, H., Ingram, L.J., Hamer, U., Siljanen, H.M., Peltoniemi, K., Potthast, K., Bañeras, L., Hartmann, M., Banerjee, S., Yu, R.Q., Nogaro, G., Richter, A., Koranda, M., Castle, S. C., Goberna, M., Song, B., Chatterjee, A., Nunes, O.C., Lopes, A.R., Cao, Y., Kaisermann, A., Hallin, S., Strickland, M.S., Garcia-Pausas, J., Barba, J., Kang, H., Isobe, K., Papaspyrou, S., Pastorelli, R., Lagomarsino, A., Lindström, E. S., Basiliko, N., Nemergut, D.R.

Microbes as engines of ecosystem function: When does community structure enhance predictions of ecosystem processes?

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78. Guerreiro, L.F., Rodrigues, C.S.D., Duda, R.M., de Oliveira, R.A., Boaventura, R.A.R., Madeira, L.M.

Treatment of sugarcane vinasse by combination of coagulation/flocculation and Fenton's oxidation

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79. Homem, V., Alves, A., Alves, A., Santos, L.

Ultrasound-assisted dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction for the determination of synthetic musk fragrances in aqueous matrices by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry

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80. Ivanou, D.K., Santos, R., Maçaira, J., Andrade, L., Mendes, A.

Laser assisted glass frit sealing for production large area DSCs panels

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81. Ivanou, D.K., Yasakau, K.A., Kallip, S., Lisenkov, A.D., Starykevich, M., Lamaka, S.V., Ferreira, M.G.S., Zheludkevich, M.L.

Active corrosion protection coating for a ZE41 magnesium alloy created by combining PEO and sol-gel techniques

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82. Leal, A.L., Soria, M.A., Madeira, L.M.

Autothermal reforming of impure glycerol for H2 production: Thermodynamic study including in situ CO2 and/or H2 separation

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41(4), 2607-2620, 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.11.132


83. Lemos, M., Wang, S., Ali, A., Simões, M., Wilson, D. I.

A fluid dynamic gauging device for measuring biofilm thickness on cylindrical surfaces

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84. Lima, C.F.R.A.C., Taveira, R.J.S., Costa, J.C.S., Fernandes, A.M., Melo, A., Silva, A.M.S., Santos, L.M.N.B.F.

Understanding M-ligand bonding and: Mer -/ fac -isomerism in tris(8-hydroxyquinolinate) metallic complexes

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18(24), 16555-16565, 2016, doi: 10.1039/c6cp02608g


85. Lopes, A.R., Sousa, V.M., Estevinho, B.N., Leite, J.P., Moreira, N.F.F., Gales, L., Rocha, F., Nunes, O.C.

Production of microparticles of molinate degrading biocatalysts using the spray drying technique

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86. Loureiro, J.A., Gomes, B., Fricker, G., Coelho, M.A.N., Rocha, S., Pereira, M.C.

Cellular uptake of PLGA nanoparticles targeted with anti-amyloid and anti-transferrin receptor antibodies for Alzheimer's disease treatment

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87. Maçaira, J., Andrade, L., Mendes, A.

Laser sealed dye-sensitized solar cells: Efficiency and long term stability

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88. Machado, I., Meireles, A., Fulgêncio, R., Mergulhão, F., Simões, M., Melo, L.F.

Disinfection with neutral electrolyzed oxidizing water to reduce microbial load and to prevent biofilm regrowth in the processing of fresh-cut vegetables

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89. Madalena, D.A., Ramos, T.L., Pereira, R.N., Bourbon, A.I., Pinheiro, A.C., Malcata, F.X., Teixeira, J.A., Vicente, A.A.

In vitro digestion and stability assessment of β-lactoglobulin/riboflavin nanostructures

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90. Malheiro, J., Araújo, P., Machado, I., Lemos, M., Mergulhão, F., Melo, L., Simões, M.

The Effects of Selected Brominated and Chlorinated Chemicals on Pseudomonas fluorescens Planktonic Cells and Flow-Generated Biofilms

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91. Malheiro, J., Gomes, I., Borges, A., Bastos, M.M.S.M., Maillard, J.Y., Borges, F., Simões, M.

Phytochemical profiling as a solution to palliate disinfectant limitations

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92. Manaia, C.M., Macedo, G., Fatta-Kassinos, D., Nunes, O.C.

Antibiotic resistance in urban aquatic environments: can it be controlled?

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93. Martins A., Mata T., Oliveira O., Oliveira S., Mendes A., Caetano N.

Sustainability evaluation of biodiesel from arthrospira platensis and chlorella vulgaris under mixotrophic conditions and salinity stress

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94. Martins, N.C.T., Ângelo, J., Girão, A.V., Trindade, T., Andrade, L., Mendes, A.

N-doped carbon quantum dots/TiO composite with improved photocatalytic activity

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95. Mata T., Martins A., Oliveira O., Oliveira S., Mendes A., Caetano N.

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96. Meireles, A., Borges, A., Giaouris, E., Simões, M.

The current knowledge on the application of anti-biofilm enzymes in the food industry

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97. Meireles, A., Giaouris, E., Simões, M.

Alternative disinfection methods to chlorine for use in the fresh-cut industry

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98. Mendes, L., Rocha, R., Azevedo, A.S., Ferreira, C., Henriques, M., Pinto, M.G., Azevedo, N.F.

Novel strategy to detect and locate periodontal pathogens: The PNA-FISH technique

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99. Moeenfard, M., Cortez, A., Machado, V., Costa, R., Luís, C., Coelho, P., Soares, R., Alves, A., Borges, N., Santos, A.

Anti-Angiogenic Properties of Cafestol and Kahweol Palmitate Diterpene Esters

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100. Moeenfard, M., Erny, G.L., Alves, A.

Variability of some diterpene esters in coffee beverages as influenced by brewing procedures

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101. Monteiro, A.A., Monteiro, M.R., Pereira, R.N., Diniz, R., Costa, A.R., Malcata, F.X., Teixeira, J.A., Teixeira, T.V., Oliveira, E.B., Coimbra, J.S., Vicente, A.A., Ramos, T.L.

Design of bio-based supramolecular structures through self-assembly of α-lactalbumin and lysozyme

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102. Monteiro, J.F., Ivanova, Y.A., Kovalevsky, A.V., Ivanou, D.K., Frade, J.R.

Reduction of magnetite to metallic iron in strong alkaline medium

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103. Monteiro, S., Dias, A., Martins, J., Carvalho, L., Magalhães, F.D.

Synthesis of multihollow polyester particles in supra- and infra-millimeter size ranges by double emulsion process

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104. Monteiro, S., Martins, J., Magalhães, F.D., Carvalho, L.

Low density wood-based particleboards bonded with foamable sour cassava starch: Preliminary studies

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105. Moreira, D., Pires, J.C.M.

Atmospheric CO2 capture by algae: Negative carbon dioxide emission path

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106. Moreira, J.M.R., Fulgêncio, R., Alves, P., Machado, I., Bialuch, I., Melo, L.F., Simões, M., Mergulhão, F.J.

Evaluation of SICAN performance for biofouling mitigation in the food industry

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107. Moreira, J.M.R., Fulgêncio, R., Oliveira, F., Machado, I., Bialuch, I., Melo, L.F., Simões, M., Mergulhão, F.J.

Evaluation of SICON® surfaces for biofouling mitigation in critical process areas

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108. Moreira, N.F.F., Sousa, J.M., Macedo, G., Ribeiro, A.R., Barreiros, L., Pedrosa, M., Faria, J.L., Pereira, M.F.R., Castro-Silva, S., Segundo, M.A., Manaia, C.M., Nunes, O.C., Silva, A.M.T.

Photocatalytic ozonation of urban wastewater and surface water using immobilized TiO2 with LEDs: Micropollutants, antibiotic resistance genes and estrogenic activity

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109. Nunes, R.A.O., Branco, P.T.B.S., Alvim-Ferraz, M.C.M., Martins, F.G., Sousa, S.I.V.

Gaseous pollutants on rural and urban nursery schools in Northern Portugal

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110. Oliveira, M., Slezakova, K., Alves, M.J., Fernandes, A., Teixeira, J.P., Delerue-Matos, C., Pereira, M.D.C., Morais, S.

Firefighters’ exposure biomonitoring: Impact of firefighting activities on levels of urinary monohydroxyl metabolites

International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 219(8), 857-866, 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2016.07.011


111. Oliveira, M., Slezakova, K., Delerue-Matos, C., Pereira, M.C., Morais, S.

Assessment of air quality in preschool environments (3-5 years old children) with emphasis on elemental composition of PM10 and PM2.5

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112. Oliveira, M., Slezakova, K., Delerue-Matos, C., Pereira, M.D.C., Morais, S.

Assessment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in indoor and outdoor air of preschool environments (3-5 years old children)

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113. Oliveira, P.A., Gil da Costa, R.M., Vasconcelos-Nóbrega, C., Arantes-Rodrigues, R., Pinto-Leite, R.

Challenges with in vitro and in vivo experimental models of urinary bladder cancer for novel drug discovery

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114. Oliveira, V., Carvalho, T., Melo, L., Pinto, A., Simões, M.

Effects of hydrodynamic stress and feed rate on the performance of a microbial fuel cell

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115. Padoin, N., Andrade, L., Ângelo, J., Mendes, A., Moreira, R.D.F.P.M., Soares, C.

Intensification of photocatalytic pollutant abatement in microchannel reactor using TiO2 and TiO2-graphene

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116. Paiva, D., Gonçalves, C., Vale, I., Bastos, M.M.S.M., Magalhães, F.D.

Oxidized xanthan gum and chitosan as natural adhesives for cork

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117. Paiva, N.T., Ferra, J.M., Pereira, J., Martins, J., Carvalho, L., Magalhães, F.D.

Production of water tolerant melamine–urea–formaldehyde resin by incorporation of sodium metabisulphite

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118. Pereira, F., Pereira, J., Paiva, N., Ferra, J., Martins, J.M., Magalhães, F.D., Carvalho, L.

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119. Pereira, H., Gangadhar, K.N., Schulze, P.S.C., Santos, T., De Sousa, C.B., Schueler, L.M., Custódio, L., Malcata, F.X., Gouveia, L., Varela, J.C.S., Barreira, L.

Isolation of a euryhaline microalgal strain, Tetraselmis sp. CTP4, as a robust feedstock for biodiesel production

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Production of Whey Protein-Based Aggregates Under Ohmic Heating

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121. Pereira, S.F.L., Gonçalves, A.L., Moreira, F.C., Silva, T.F.C.V., Vilar, V.J.P., Pires, J.C.M.

Nitrogen removal from landfill leachate by microalgae

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Application of Au/TiO2 catalysts in the low-temperature water-gas shift reaction

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Single Molecule Simulation of Diffusion and Enzyme Kinetics

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125. Pinto, A.M., Gonçalves, C., Gonçalves, I.C., Magalhães, F.D.

Effect of biodegradation on thermo-mechanical properties and biocompatibility of poly(lactic acid)/graphene nanoplatelets composites

European Polymer Journal, 85, 431-444, 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2016.10.046


126. Pinho, S.C., Nunes, O.C., Almeida, M.F., Rodrigues, C.S.D.

Characteristics of effluents from healthcare waste treatment with alkaline hydrolysis

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127. Pinto, A.M., Goncąlves, C., Sousa, D.M., Ferreira, A.R., Moreira, J.A., Goncąlves, I.C., Magalhães, F.D.

Smaller particle size and higher oxidation improves biocompatibility of graphene-based materials

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Polymer surface adsorption as a strategy to improve the biocompatibility of graphene nanoplatelets

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129. Ramalho, M.J., Pereira, M.C.

Preparation and Characterization of Polymeric Nanoparticles: An Interdisciplinary Experiment

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130. Ramiar, A., Mahmoudi, A.H., Esmaili, Q., Abdollahzadeh, M.

Influence of cathode flow pulsation on performance of proton exchange membrane fuel cell with interdigitated gas distributors

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131. Ramos, S., Homem, V., Alves, A., Santos, L.

A review of organic UV-filters in wastewater treatment plants

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132. Ramos, S., Silva, J.A., Homem, V., Cincinelli, A., Santos, L., Alves, A., Ratola, N.

Solvent-saving approaches for the extraction of siloxanes from pine needles, soils and passive air samplers

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133. Ratola, N., Jiménez-Guerrero, P.

Can biomonitors effectively detect airborne benzo[a]pyrene? An evaluation approach using modelling

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134. Ratola, N., Ramos, S., Homem, V., Silva, J.A., Jiménez-Guerrero, P., Amigo, J.M., Santos, L., Alves, A.

Using air, soil and vegetation to assess the environmental behaviour of siloxanes

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135. Ribeiro, A.D., Marques, J., Forte, M., Correia, F.C., Parpot, P., Oliveira, C., Pereira, A.I., Andrade, L., Azenha, C., Mendes, A., Alves, G.M., Sousa, C.A., Tavares, C.J.

Microencapsulation of citronella oil for solar-activated controlled release as an insect repellent

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136. Rocha, J.M., Malcata, F.X.

Behavior of the complex micro-ecology in maize and rye flour and mother-dough for Broa throughout storage

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137. Rocha, R., Santos, R.S., Madureira, P., Almeida, C., Azevedo, N.F.

Optimization of peptide nucleic acid fluorescence in situ hybridization (PNA-FISH) for the detection of bacteria: The effect of pH, dextran sulfate and probe concentration

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Comparison of passive cooling techniques in improving thermal comfort of occupants of a pre-fabricated building

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139. Sampaio, J., Machado, D., Marta Gomes, A., Machado, I., Santos, C., Lima, N., Carvalho, M.J., Cabrita, A., Rodrigues, A., Martins, M.

Deciphering the contribution of biofilm to the pathogenesis of peritoneal dialysis infections: Characterization and microbial behaviour on dialysis fluids

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Biological activities of peptide concentrates obtained from hydrolysed eggshell membrane byproduct by optimisation with response surface methodology

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Ptaquiloside from bracken (Pteridium spp.) inhibits tumour-infiltrating CD8+ T cells in HPV-16 transgenic mice

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Celecoxib promotes degranulation of CD8+T cells in HPV-induced lesions of K14-HPV16 transgenic mice

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143. Santos, M.S.F., Alves, A., Madeira, L.M.

Chemical and photochemical degradation of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in liquid systems - A review

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Steam reforming of glycerol for hydrogen production: Modeling study

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Comparison of the bacterial composition of two commercial composts with different physicochemical, Stability and maturity properties

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147. Varela, A.R., Nunes, O.C., Manaia, C.M.

Quinolone resistant Aeromonas spp. as carriers and potential tracers of acquired antibiotic resistance in hospital and municipal wastewater

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Draft genome sequences of two Ralstonia pickettii strains with different aminoglycoside resistance phenotypes

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Discrimination of bacteriophage infected cells using locked nucleic acid fluorescent in situ hybridization (LNA-FISH)

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150. Wedege, K., Azevedo, J., Khataee, A., Bentien, A., Mendes, A.

Direct Solar Charging of an Organic–Inorganic, Stable, and Aqueous Alkaline Redox Flow Battery with a Hematite Photoanode

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1. Aguiar, J., Costa, R., Rocha, F., Estevinho, B.N., Santos, L.

Design of microparticles containing natural antioxidants: Preparation, characterization and controlled release studies

Powder Technology, 313, 287-292, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.powtec.2017.03.013


2. Araújo, P.A., Machado, I., Meireles, A., Leiknes, T., Mergulhão, F., Melo, L.F., Simões, M.

Combination of selected enzymes with cetyltrimethylammonium bromide in biofilm inactivation, removal and regrowth

Food Research International, 95, 101-107, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2017.02.016


3. Augusto, P.A., Castelo-Grande, T., Estévez, A.M., Barbosa, D., Costa, P.M.

Method to evaluate and prove-the-concept of magnetic separation and/or classification of particles

Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 426, 405-414, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.jmmm.2016.10.154


4. Azenha, C.S.R., Mateos-Pedrero, C., Queirós, S., Concepción, P., Mendes, A.

Innovative ZrO2-supported CuPd catalysts for the selective production of hydrogen from methanol steam reforming

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 203, 400-407, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2016.10.041


5. Azeredo, J., Azevedo, N.F., Briandet, R., Cerca, N., Coenye, T., Costa, A.R., Desvaux, M., Di Bonaventura, G., Hébraud, M., Jaglic, Z., Kačániová, M., Knøchel, S., Lourenço, A., Mergulhão, F., Meyer, R.L., Nychas, G., Simões, M., Tresse, O., Sternberg, C.

Critical review on biofilm methods

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6. Azevedo, A.S., Almeida, C., Gomes, L.C., Ferreira, C., Mergulhão, F.J., Melo, L.F., Azevedo, N.F.

An in vitro model of catheter-associated urinary tract infections to investigate the role of uncommon bacteria on the Escherichia coli microbial consortium

Biochemical Engineering Journal, 118, 64-69, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.bej.2016.11.013


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Mass balance analysis of carbon and nitrogen in industrial scale mixotrophic microalgae cultures

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9. Barros, J., Grenho, L., Fontenente, S., Manuel, C.M., Nunes, O. C., Melo, L.F., Monteiro, F.J., Ferraz, M.P.

Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli dual-species biofilms on nanohydroxyapatite loaded with CHX or ZnO nanoparticles

Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A, 105(2), 491-497, 2017, doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.35925


10. Becerra-Castro, C., Lopes, A.R., Teixeira, S., Silva, M.E.F., Pimenta, E., Manaia, C.M., Nunes, O.C.

Characterization of bacterial communities from Masseiras, a unique Portuguese greenhouse agricultural system

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11. Biyik, E., Araz, M., Hepbasli, A., Shahrestani, M., Yao, R., Shao, L., Essah, E., Oliveira, A.C., del Caño, T., Rico, E., Lechón, J.L., Andrade, L., Mendes, A., Atlı, Y.B.

A key review of building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems

Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.jestch.2017.01.009


12. Borges, A., Sousa, P., Gaspar, A., Vilar, S., Borges, F., Simões, M.

Furvina inhibits the 3-oxo-C12-HSL-based quorum sensing system of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and QS-dependent phenotypes

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13. Caetano, N.S., Caldeira, D., Martins, A.A., Mata, T.M.

Valorisation of Spent Coffee Grounds: Production of Biodiesel via Enzymatic Catalysis with Ethanol and a Co-solvent

Waste and Biomass Valorization, 1-14, 2017, doi: 10.1007/s12649-016-9790-z


14. Caetano, N.S., Mata, T.M., Martins, A.A., Felgueiras, M.C.

New Trends in Energy Production and Utilization

Energy Procedia, 107, 7-14, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2016.12.122


15. Câmara, S.P.A., Dapkevicius, A., Rosa, H.J.D., Silva, C.C.G., Malcata, F.X., Dapkevicius, M.L.N.E. Physicochemical, biochemical, microbiological and safety aspects of Pico cheese: Assessment throughout maturation and on the final product

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16. Capela, D., Ratola, N., Alves, A., Homem, V.

Volatile methylsiloxanes through wastewater treatment plants – A review of levels and implications

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17. Carlan, I.C., Estevinho, B.N., Rocha, F.

Study of microencapsulation and controlled release of modified chitosan microparticles containing vitamin B12

Powder Technology, 318, 162-169, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.powtec.2017.05.041


18. Carneiro, P., Loureiro, J., Delerue-Matos, C., Morais, S., do Carmo Pereira, M.

Alzheimer's disease: Development of a sensitive label-free electrochemical immunosensor for detection of amyloid beta peptide

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19. Castelo-Grande, T., Augusto, P.A., Estévez, A.M., Barbosa, D.

Application of Ultrasound-Assisted Supercritical Extraction to Soil Remediation

Chemical Engineering and Technology, 40(4), 691-698, 2017, doi: 10.1002/ceat.201600378


20. Celaya, L., Viturro, C., Silva, L.R.

Chemical Composition and Biological Prospects of Essential Oils and Extracts of Aphyllocladus spartioides Growing in Northwest Argentina

Chemistry and Biodiversity, 14(4), 2017, doi: 10.1002/cbdv.201600227


21. Costa, J.C.S., Azevedo, J., Santos, L.M.N.B.F., Mendes, A.

On the Deposition of Lead Halide Perovskite Precursors by Physical Vapor Method

Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121(4), 2080-2087, 2017, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b11625


22. Couto, C.S., Madeira, L.M., Nunes, C.P., Araújo, P.

Liquid-Phase Hydrogenation of Nitrobenzene in a Tubular Reactor: Parametric Study of the Operating Conditions Influence

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 56(12), 3231-3242, 2017, doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b00403


23. Crespo, R., Villar-Alvarez, E., Taboada, P., Rocha, F.A., Damas, A.M., Martins, P.M.

Insoluble Off-Pathway Aggregates as Crowding Agents during Amyloid Fibril Formation

The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 121(10), 2288-2298, 2017, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b01120


24. Erny, G.L., Acunha, T., Simó, C., Cifuentes, A., Alves, A.

Background correction in separation techniques hyphenated to high-resolution mass spectrometry – Thorough correction with mass spectrometry scans recorded as profile spectra

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25. Estevinho, B.N., Lopes, A.R., Sousa, V., Rocha, F., Nunes, O.C.

Microencapsulation of Gulosibacter molinativorax ON4T cells by a spray-drying process using different biopolymers

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26. Estevinho, B.N., Rocha, F.

Kinetic models applied to soluble vitamins delivery systems prepared by spray drying

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27. Fernandes, S.S.M., Castro, M.C.R., Mesquita, I., Andrade, L., Mendes, A., Raposo, M.M.M.

Synthesis and characterization of novel thieno[3,2-b]thiophene based metal-free organic dyes with different heteroaromatic donor moieties as sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells

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28. Ferreira, A., Adesite, P.O., Teixeira, J.A., Rocha, F.

Effect of solids on O2 mass transfer in an oscillatory flow reactor provided with smooth periodic constrictions

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29. Ferreira, C., Martins, P.M., Rocha, F., Damas, A.M., Taboada, P.

The nucleation of protein crystals as a race against time on and off-pathways

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HPV16 induces a wasting syndrome in transgenic mice: Amelioration by dietary polyphenols via NF-κB inhibition

Life Sciences, 169, 11-19, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2016.10.031


31. Gomes, L.C., Mergulhão, F.J.

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Heterologous protein production in Escherichia coli biofilms: A non-conventional form of high cell density cultivation

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SEM Analysis of Surface Impact on Biofilm Antibiotic Treatment

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Pseudomonas grimontii biofilm protects food contact surfaces from Escherichia coli colonization

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35. Gonçalves, A., Estevinho, B.N., Rocha, F.

Design and characterization of controlled-release vitamin A microparticles prepared by a spray-drying process

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36. Gonçalves, A.C., Bento, C., Silva, B.M., Silva, L.R.

Sweet cherries from Fundão possess antidiabetic potential and protect human erythrocytes against oxidative damage

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37. Gonçalves, A.L., Pires, J.C.M., Simões, M.

A review on the use of microalgal consortia for wastewater treatment

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39. Governo, M., Santos, M.S.F., Alves, A., Madeira, L.M.

Degradation of the cytostatic 5-Fluorouracil in water by Fenton and photo-assisted oxidation processes

Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24(1), 844-854, 2017, doi: 10.1007/s11356-016-7827-2


40. Homem, V., Capela, D., Silva, J.A., Cincinelli, A., Santos, L., Alves, A., Ratola, N.

An approach to the environmental prioritisation of volatile methylsiloxanes in several matrices

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41. Homem, V., Magalhães, I., Alves, A., Santos, L.

Assessing seasonal variation of synthetic musks in beach sands from Oporto coastal area: A case study

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42. Lopes, S.P., Carvalho, D.T., Pereira, M.O., Azevedo, N.F.

Discriminating typical and atypical cystic fibrosis-related bacteria by multiplex PNA-FISH

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Resveratrol and grape extract-loaded solid lipid nanoparticles for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease

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Use of master curves based on time-temperature superposition to predict creep failure of aluminium-glass adhesive joints

International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 74, 144-154, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2016.12.007


45. Martins, M.S.S., Schartel, B., Magalhães, F.D., Pereira, C.M.C.

The effect of traditional flame retardants, nanoclays and carbon nanotubes in the fire performance of epoxy resin composites

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A sorptive reactor for CO2 capture and conversion to renewable methane

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48. Moreira, J.M.R., Gomes, L.C., Whitehead, K.A., Lynch, S., Tetlow, L.A., Mergulhão, F.J.

Effect of surface conditioning with cellular extracts on Escherichia coli adhesion and initial biofilm formation

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49. Nguyen, P.Y., Carvalho, G., Reis, A.C., Nunes, O.C., Reis, M.A.M., Oehmen, A.

Impact of biogenic substrates on sulfamethoxazole biodegradation kinetics by Achromobacter denitrificans strain PR1

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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons at fire stations: firefighters’ exposure monitoring and biomonitoring, and assessment of the contribution to total internal dose

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Assessment of exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in preschool children: Levels and impact of preschool indoor air on excretion of main urinary monohydroxyl metabolites

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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in primary school environments: Levels and potential risks

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