Armando Jorge Domingues Silvestre

Full professor

Short CV

Armando J. D. Silvestre, born in 11.02.1968 in Vagos, married two daughters;

 

Academic degrees

“Licenciatura” in Chemistry , University of Aveiro, 1990.

PhD in Chemistry, University of Aveiro, 1994.

“Agregação” in Chemistry , University of Aveiro, 2008.

Positions

“Professor Auxiliar” in the Chem. Dept, UA, 1994-2001;

“Professor Associado” in the Chem. Dept, UA, 2002

 

He lectured theoretical, TP and lab classes of large number of courses (mainly in the general chemistry and organic chemistry fields) of the  “Licenciatura” degrees in Chemistry, in Industrial Chemistry, in Biochemistry and Food Chemistry

Lectured several theoretical classes related to advanced chromatographic and separation techniques in several master degrees in the Chem Dept, UA.

Participates in several Chem Dept activities, namely has Director of the Chemistry degree, and vice-director of the Master degree in Materials from renewable resources. He is also the Erasmus coordinator of the Dept.

He is responsible for several  GC, GC-MS LC-MS at the Dept.

In the last few years has been actively involved in the Bologna process implementation at UA.

He has (co)supervised  18 MSc, and 11 Ph thesis already concluded. Presently he supervises 3 PhD and 3 MSc students.

Is presently member of the Editorial Advisory Board do Industrial Crops and Products.

He has been member of the Editorial Advisory Board do Journal of Wood chemistry and Technology.

He is a regular Referee of several scientific journals.

He is author/co-author of 8 book chapters of around 180 papers in SCI journals.

Scientific Interests

Present Research Group

Main present collaborators

Universidade de Aveiro e CICECO:

Carlos Pascoal Neto,  Carmen Freire, Carlos Manuel Silva, Sílvia Rocha,  João Coutinho

ITQB: Cristina Silva Pereira; Isabel Marrucho

Abo Akademi: Bjarne Holmbom

VTT: Anna Suurnaki; Tarja Taminnen, Johanna Buchert

Sep Res: Bjarne Holbom, Thoma Holmbom

Natex: Edouard Lack

Research projects

Ongoing National Projects

-         “Membranas de Celulose Bacteriana para células de combustível de permuta protónica”, EXPL/CTM-ENE/0548/2012, 2013-2014, (Coordenador).

-        “Valorização de resíduos biológicos: extracção e bio-transformação de suberina com líquidos iónicos bio-compatíveis visando a produção de novos biomateriais e compostos”, PTDC/QUI-QUI/120982/2010, coordenado pelo ITQB, (coordenador na UA).

-        “BIIPP: Biorefinaria Integrada na Industria de pasta para papel”, Raiz (Coordenador), FEUP, a FCTUC e Universidade de Aveiro (QREN 11551). 2010-2012, (coordenador na UA).

-        “Desenvolvimento de novos poliésteres derivados do ácido 2,5-furanodicarboxílico”, Universidade de Aveiro. FCT (PTDC/QUI-QUI/101058/2008), 2011-2013, (coordenador).

 

 

Finished EU Projects

-        “AFORE: Forest biorefineries: Added-value from chemicals and polymers by new integrated separation, fractionation and upgrading technologies”. VTT (coordenador), e envolvendo mais 20 Instituições europeias FP7: CP-IP 228589-2 AFORE, 2009-2013 (coordenador na UA, coordenador da WP1).

-         “SunPap: Scale-up Nanoparticles in Modern Papermaking”. VTT (coordenador), e envolvendo mais 21 Instituições europeias. FP7 SUNPAP NMP4-LA-2009-228802.

-        “ERA-NOEL: Novel enzime tools for production of functional oleochemicals from unsaturated lipids”. VTT (coordenador), e envolvendo mais 5 Instituições europeias. FP6/FCT (ERA-IB/BIO/0001/2008), 2009-2012, (coordenador na UA).

-        Colaborou como consultor no projecto “Discovery and exploitation of novel lipid modifying enzymes in industrial processes: LIPFUN” coordenado pelo Technical Research Center of Finland- VTT e financiado pela Tekes- Finlandia.

-        “New Concepts for Upgrading Pulp and Cork Mill Waste Streams to Value-Added Chemicals - WaCheUp”, financiado pela Comissão Europeia (FP6 2003 NMP-TI-3 – STRP 013896), coordenado pelo STFI-Packforsk (Estocolmo, Suécia), envolvendo 9 instituições Europeias. 2005-2008.

-        “Innovation and Sustainable Development in the Fibre Based Packaging Value Chain - SUSTAINPACK”, coordenado pelo STFI-Packforsk (Estocolmo, Suécia), envolvendo 37 instituições Europeias. FP6 2002 NMP/1 – IP 500311-2. 2004-2008.

-        “Bleachability of Alkaline Pulps - Pulpbleach”, coordenado pelo Royal Institute of Technology (Estocolmo, Suécia), envolvendo 8 participantes Europeus, financiado pela Comunidade Europeia (1998-2001).

 

Finished National Projects

-      “Novos materiais poliméricos furânicos, baseados na reação reversível de Diels-Alder” Universidade de Aveiro. FCT (PTDC/CTM/67444/2006), 2009-2011.

-       “Controlled chemical modification of polysaccharides for the development of novel materials”, Universidade de Aveiro. FCT (PTDC/QUI/68472/2006), 2008-2010.

-      “Extracção, Fraccionamento e caracterização de compostos polifenólicos da casca de Eucalyptus globulus para produtos de elevado valor acrescentado. Universidade de Aveiro, Raiz. Icentro, IC-03-01-FDR00150. 2007-2008. (coordenador)

-      “Eucaleather- Aplicação de Extractos Líquidos de Eucalyptus globulus no Curtume de Peles“, Raiz (coordenador), CTIC, Universidade de Aveiro, ICentro IC-03-01-FDR-165. 2007-2008. (Coordenador na UA)

-       “Towards the Minimum Effluent Kraft Pulp Mill: Recycling Bleach Plant Filtrates via Adorption”, Universidade d Aveiro. FCT (POCTI/EQU/35639/99). 2000-2002.

-      “Do Eucalyptus globulus ao Papel: Do ECF para o TEF - Avaliação Processual das Consequências da Redução dos Consumos Específicos de Água no Fabrico de Pasta Kraft Branqueada”, Universidade de Aveiro, Universidade de Coimbra e Universidade da Beira Interior e RAIZ. PRAXIS XXI (3/3.2/PAPEL/2322/95). 1997-2000.

-      “Do Eucalyptus globulus ao Papel: Branqueamento de Pasta Kraft”, Universidade de Aveiro, Universidade de Coimbra e Universidade da Beira Interior e RAIZ. PRAXIS XXI (3/3.2/PAPEL/2326/95) e RAIZ. 1997-2000.

-      “Do Eucalyptus globulus ao Papel: Cozimento Kraft”, Universidade de Aveiro, Universidade de Coimbra e Universidade da Beira Interior e RAIZ. PRAXIS XXI (3/3.2/PAPEL/2327/95).1997-2000.

-      “Armazenamento de Madeiras em Parque: Um Estudo Químico.”, Universidade de Aveiro e Universidade da Beira Interior. PRAXIS XXI (3/3.2/PAPEL/2331/95). 1997-2000.

-      “Estudo Interdisciplinar e Comparativo de duas Jazidas Arqueológicas Subaquáticas”, Universidade de Aveiro em colaboração com o Instituto Português do Património Arquitectónico e Arqueológico, financiado pela JNICT. 1996-1998.

-      “Ria de Aveiro A. Salvamento e Estudo dos Vestígios Arqueológicos de uma Embarcação do Sec. XV”, Universidade de Aveiro em colaboração com o Instituto Português do Património Arquitectónico e Arqueológico, PRAXIS XXI. 1996-1998.

 

COST Actions

-        “Analytical techniques for Biorefineries” COST Action FP0901, coordenado pela Abo Akademi University, 2010-2013, (coordenador nacional).

 

Patents

-        R. Domingues, C.S.R. Freire, A.J.D. Silvestre, C.P. Neto, C.M.S. Silva, "Method for obtaining an extract rich in triterpenic acids from eucalyptus barks", PCT/IB2013/053318, pedido de patente internacional depositado em Abril de 2013.

-        R. Domingues, C.S.R. Freire, A.J.D. Silvestre, C.P. Neto, C.M.S. Silva, "Method for obtaining an extract rich in triterpenic acids from eucalyptus barks" PT 106278, 2012.

-        S.C.M. Fernandes, C.S.R. Freire, A.J.D. Silvestre, C. Pascoal Neto and A. Gandini, Aqueous Coating Compositions for Use in Surface Treatment of Cellulosic Substrates,  WO2011/012934A2, 201 .

-        S.C.M. Fernandes, C.S.R. Freire, A.J.D. Silvestre, C. Pascoal Neto and A. Gandini, Formulações Aquosas para Aplicação no Tratamento Superficial de Substratos Celulósicos, PT 104702 A, 2011.

Selected Publications

Research Id

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/E-6201-2010

2013

(1)      Domingues, R. M. A.; de Melo, M. M. R.; Oliveira, E. L. G.; Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Silva, C. M. Optimization of the Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Triterpenic Acids from Eucalyptus Globulus Bark Using Experimental Design. J. Supercrit. Fluids 2013, 74, 105–114.

(2)      Fernandes, S. C. M.; Sadocco, P.; Aonso-Varona, A.; Palomares, T.; Eceiza, A.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Mondragon, I.; Freire, C. S. R. Bioinspired Antimicrobial and Biocompatible Bacterial Cellulose Membranes Obtained by Surface Functionalization with Aminoalkyl Groups. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2013, 5, 3290–3297.

(3)      Ferreira, R.; Garcia, H.; Sousa, A. F.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Rebelo, L. P. N.; Pereira, C. S. Isolation of Suberin from Birch Outer Bark and Cork Using Ionic Liquids: A New Source of Macromonomers. Ind. Crops Prod. 2013, 44, 520–527.

(4)      Figueiredo, A. G. P. R.; Figueiredo, A. R. P.; Alonso-Varona, A.; Fernandes, S. C. M.; Palomares, T.; Rubio-Azpeitia, E.; Barros-Timmons, A.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Freire, C. S. R. Biocompatible Bacterial Cellulose-Poly(2-Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate) Nanocomposite Films. Biomed Res. Int. 2013.

(5)      Filipe, O. M. S.; Santos, S. A. O.; Domingues, M. R. M.; Vidal, M. M.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Santos, E. B. H. Photodegradation of the Fungicide Thiram in Aqueous Solutions. Kinetic Studies and Identification of the Photodegradation Products by HPLC-MS/MS. Chemosphere 2013, 91, 993–1001.

(6)      Freire, C. S. R.; Fernandes, S. C. M.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Novel Cellulose-Based Composites Based on Nanofibrillated Plant and Bacterial Cellulose: Recent Advances at the University of Aveiro - a Review. Holzforschung 2013, 67, 603–612.

(7)      Gandini, A.; Silvestre, A.; Coelho, D. Reversible Click Chemistry at the Service of Macromolecular Materials. Part 4: Diels-Alder Non-Linear Polycondensations Involving Polyfunctional Furan and Maleimide Monomers. Polym. Chem. 2013, 4, 1364–1371.

(8)      Gomes, F. P.; Silva, N. H. C. S.; Trovatti, E.; Serafim, L. S.; Duarte, M. F.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Freire, C. S. R. Production of Bacterial Cellulose by Gluconacetobacter Sacchari Using Dry Olive Mill Residue. Biomass Bioenergy 2013, 55, 205–211.

(9)      Jalali, H. T.; Petronilho, S.; Villaverde, J. J.; Coimbra, M. A.; Domingues, M. R. M.; Ebrahimian, Z. J.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Rocha, S. M. Assessment of the Sesquiterpenic Profile of Ferula Gummosa Oleo-Gum-Resin (galbanum) from Iran. Contributes to Its Valuation as a Potential Source of Sesquiterpenic Compounds. Ind. Crops Prod. 2013, 44, 185–191.

(10)    Jose Villaverde, J.; Oliveira, L.; Vilela, C.; Domingues, R. M.; Freitas, N.; Cordeiro, N.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D. High Valuable Compounds from the Unripe Peel of Several Musa Species Cultivated in Madeira Island (Portugal). Ind. Crops Prod. 2013, 42, 507–512.

(11)    Lacerda, P. S. S.; Barros-Timmons, A. M. M. V; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Nanostructured Composites Obtained by ATRP Sleeving of Bacterial Cellulose Nanofibers with Acrylate Polymers. Biomacromolecules 2013, 14, 2063–2073.

(12)    Martins, N. C. T.; Freire, C. S. R.; Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Causio, J.; Baldi, G.; Sadocco, P.; Trindade, T. Antibacterial Paper Based on Composite Coatings of Nanofibrillated Cellulose and ZnO. Colloids Surfaces a-Physicochemical Eng. Asp. 2013, 417, 111–119.

(13)    Morgado, J.; Pereira, A. T.; Braganca, A. M.; Ferreira, Q.; Fernandes, S. C. M.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Alcacer, L. Self-Standing Chitosan Films as Dielectrics in Organic Thin-Film Transistors. Express Polym. Lett. 2013, 7, 960–965.

(14)    Patinha, D. J. S.; Domingues, R. M. A.; Villaverde, J. J.; Silva, A. M. S.; Silva, C. M.; Freire, C. S. R.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Lipophilic Extractives from the Bark of Eucalyptus Grandis x Globulus, a Rich Source of Methyl Morolate: Selective Extraction with Supercritical CO2. Ind. Crops Prod. 2013, 43, 340–348.

(15)    Pinto, P. C. R.; Sousa, G.; Crispim, F.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C. Eucalyptus Globulus Bark as Source of Tannin Extracts for Application in Leather Industry. Acs Sustain. Chem. Eng. 2013, 1, 950–955.

(16)    Pinto, R. J. B.; Almeida, A.; Fernandes, S. C. M.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Trindade, T. Antifungal Activity of Transparent Nanocomposite Thin Films of Pullulan and Silver Against Aspergillus Niger. Colloids and Surfaces B-Biointerfaces 2013, 103, 143–148.

(17)    Pinto, R. J. B.; Granadeiro, C. M.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Ferreira, R. A. S.; Carlos, L. D.; Cavaleiro, A. M. V; Trindade, T.; Nogueira, H. I. S. Luminescent Transparent Composite Films Based on Lanthanopolyoxometalates and Filmogenic Polysaccharides. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 1890–1896.

(18)    Ramos, P.; Santos, S. A. O.; Guerra, A. R.; Guerreiro, O.; Felicio, L.; Jeronimo, E.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Duarte, M. Valorization of Olive Mill Residues: Antioxidant and Breast Cancer Antiproliferative Activities of Hydroxytyrosol-Rich Extracts Derived from Olive Oil by-Products. Ind. Crops Prod. 2013, 46, 359–368.

(19)    Santos, S. A. O.; Vilela, C.; Freire, C. S. R.; Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Ultra-High Performance Liquid Chromatography Coupled to Mass Spectrometry Applied to the Identification of Valuable Phenolic Compounds from Eucalyptus Wood. J. Chromatogr. B-Analytical Technol. Biomed. Life Sci. 2013, 938, 65–74.

(20)    Santos, S. A. O.; Villaverde, J. J.; Sousa, A. F.; Coelho, J. F. J.; Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Phenolic Composition and Antioxidant Activity of Industrial Cork by-Products. Ind. Crops Prod. 2013, 47, 262–269.

(21)    Sousa, A. F.; Matos, M.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Coelho, J. F. J. New Copolyesters Derived from Terephthalic and 2,5-Furandicarboxylic Acids: A Step Forward in the Development of Biobased Polyesters. Polymer (Guildf). 2013, 54, 513–519.

(22)    Tome, L. C.; Fernandes, S. C. M.; Perez, D. S.; Sadocco, P.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Marrucho, I. M.; Freire, C. S. R. The Role of Nanocellulose Fibers, Starch and Chitosan on Multipolysaccharide Based Films. Cellulose 2013, 20, 1807–1818.

(23)    Vilela, C.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Gandini, A. Thermoreversible Nonlinear Diels-Alder Polymerization of Furan/plant Oil Monomers. J. Polym. Sci. Part a-Polymer Chem. 2013, 51, 2260–2270.

(24)    Vilela, C.; Sousa, A. F.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Novel Sustainable Composites Prepared from Cork Residues and Biopolymers. Biomass Bioenergy 2013, 55, 148–155.

(25)    Villaverde, J. J.; van der Vlist, V.; Santos, S. A. O.; Haarmann, T.; Langfelder, K.; Pirttimaa, M.; Nyyssola, A.; Jylha, S.; Tamminen, T.; Kruus, K.; de Graaff, L.; Neto, C. P.; Simoes, M. M. Q.; Domingues, M. R. M.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Eidner, J.; Buchert, J. Hydroperoxide Production from Linoleic Acid by Heterologous Gaeumannomyces Graminis Tritici Lipoxygenase: Optimization and Scale-Up. Chem. Eng. J. 2013, 217, 82–90.

 

2012

 (26)   Carneiro, J.; Tedim, J.; Fernandes, S. C. M.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Gandini, A.; Ferreira, M. G. S.; Zheludkevich, M. L. Chitosan-Based Self-Healing Protective Coatings Doped with Cerium Nitrate for Corrosion Protection of Aluminum Alloy 2024. Prog. Org. Coatings 2012, 75, 8–13.

(27)    Castro, A. L.; Tarelho, S.; Silvestre, A.; Teixeira, H. M. Simultaneous Analysis of Some Club Drugs in Whole Blood Using Solid Phase Extraction and Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry. J. Forensic Leg. Med. 2012, 19, 77–82.

(28)    Claudio, A. F. M.; Ferreira, A. M.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Freire, M. G.; Coutinho, J. A. P. Optimization of the Gallic Acid Extraction Using Ionic-Liquid-Based Aqueous Two-Phase Systems. Sep. Purif. Technol. 2012, 97, 142–149.

(29)    de Melo, M. M. R.; Oliveira, E. L. G.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Silva, C. M. Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Triterpenic Acids from Eucalyptus Globulus Bark. J. Supercrit. Fluids 2012, 70, 137–145.

(30)    Domingues, R. M. A.; de Melo, M. M. R.; Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Silva, C. M. Measurement and Modeling of Supercritical Fluid Extraction Curves of Eucalyptus Globulus Bark: Influence of the Operating Conditions Upon Yields and Extract Composition. J. Supercrit. Fluids 2012, 72, 176–185.

(31)    Domingues, R. M. A.; Oliveira, E. L. G.; Freire, C. S. R.; Couto, R. M.; Simoes, P. C.; Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Silva, C. M. Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Eucalyptus Globulus Bark-A Promising Approach for Triterpenoid Production. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13, 7648–7662.

(32)    Ferreira, R.; Garcia, H.; Sousa, A. F.; Petkovic, M.; Lamosa, P.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Rebelo, L. P. N.; Pereira, C. S. Suberin Isolation from Cork Using Ionic Liquids: Characterisation of Ensuing Products. New J. Chem. 2012, 36, 2014–2024.

(33)    Jalali, H. T.; Petronilho, S.; Villaverde, J. J.; Coimbra, M. A.; Domingues, M. R. M.; Ebrahimian, Z. J.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Rocha, S. M. Deeper Insight into the Monoterpenic Composition of Ferula Gummosa Oleo-Gum-Resin from Iran. Ind. Crops Prod. 2012, 36, 500–507.

(34)    Martins, N. C. T.; Freire, C. S. R.; Pinto, R. J. B.; Fernandes, S. C. M.; Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Causio, J.; Baldi, G.; Sadocco, P.; Trindade, T. Electrostatic Assembly of Ag Nanoparticles onto Nanofibrillated Cellulose for Antibacterial Paper Products. Cellulose 2012, 19, 1425–1436.

(35)    Perestrelo, R.; Lu, Y.; Santos, S. A. O.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Camara, J. S.; Rocha, S. M. Phenolic Profile of Sercial and Tinta Negra Vitis Vinifera L. Grape Skins by HPLC-DAD-ESI-MSn Novel Phenolic Compounds in Vitis Vinifera L. Grape. Food Chem. 2012, 135, 94–104.

(36)    Santos, S. A. O.; Villaverde, J. J.; Silva, C. M.; Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Phenolic Compounds from Eucalyptus Globulus Labill Bark. J. Supercrit. Fluids 2012, 71, 71–79.

(37)    Santos, S. A. O.; Villaverde, J. J.; Freire, C. S. R.; Domingues, M. R. M.; Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Phenolic Composition and Antioxidant Activity of Eucalyptus Grandis, E. Urograndis (E. Grandis x E. Urophylla) and E. Maidenii Bark Extracts. Ind. Crops Prod. 2012, 39, 120–127.

(38)    Sousa, A. F.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Gandini, A.; Neto, C. P. Synthesis of Aliphatic Suberin-Like Polyesters by Ecofriendly Catalytic Systems. High Perform. Polym. 2012, 24, 4.

(39)    Tome, L. C.; Fernandes, S. C. M.; Sadocco, P.; Causio, J.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Freire, C. S. R. ANTIBACTERIAL THERMOPLASTIC STARCH-CHITOSAN BASED MATERIALS PREPARED BY MELT-MIXING. Bioresources 2012, 7, 3398–3409.

(40)    Trovatti, E.; Fernandes, S. C. M.; Rubatat, L.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Sustainable Nanocomposite Films Based on Bacterial Cellulose and Pullulan. Cellulose 2012, 19, 729–737.

(41)    Trovatti, E.; Fernandes, S. C. M.; Rubatat, L.; Perez, D. da S.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C. Pullulan-Nanofibrillated Cellulose Composite Films with Improved Thermal and Mechanical Properties. Compos. Sci. Technol. 2012, 72, 1556–1561.

(42)    Trovatti, E.; Freire, C. S. R.; Pinto, P. C.; Almeida, I. F.; Costa, P.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Rosado, C. Bacterial Cellulose Membranes Applied in Topical and Transdermal Delivery of Lidocaine Hydrochloride and Ibuprofen: In Vitro Diffusion Studies. Int. J. Pharm. 2012, 435, 83–87.

(43)    Vilela, C.; Cruciani, L.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Gandini, A. Reversible Polymerization of Novel Monomers Bearing Furan and Plant Oil Moieties: a Double Click Exploitation of Renewable Resources. RSC Adv. 2012, 2, 2966–2974.

(44)    Vilela, C.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Meier, M. A. R. Plant Oil-Based Long-Chain C-26 Monomers and Their Polymers. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2012, 213, 2220–2227.

(45)    Villaverde, J. J.; Santos, S. A. O.; Maciel, E.; Simoes, M. M. Q.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Domingues, M. R. M.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Formation of Oligomeric Alkenylperoxides During the Oxidation of Unsaturated Fatty Acids: An Electrospray Ionization Tandem Mass Spectrometry Study. J. Mass Spectrom. 2012, 47, 163–172.

 

2011

 (46)   Carreira, P.; Mendes, J. A. S.; Trovatti, E.; Serafim, L. S.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C. Utilization of Residues from Agro-Forest Industries in the Production of High Value Bacterial Cellulose. Bioresour. Technol. 2011, 102, 7354–7360.

(47)    Domingues, R. M. A.; Patinha, D. J. S.; Sousa, G. D. A.; Villaverde, J. J.; Silva, C. M.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. EUCALYPTUS BIOMASS RESIDUES FROM AGRO-FOREST AND PULPING INDUSTRIES AS SOURCES OF HIGH-VALUE TRITERPENIC COMPOUNDS. Cellul. Chem. Technol. 2011, 45, 475–481.

(48)    Domingues, R. M. A.; Sousa, G. D. A.; Silva, C. M.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C. High Value Triterpenic Compounds from the Outer Barks of Several Eucalyptus Species Cultivated in Brazil and in Portugal. Ind. Crops Prod. 2011, 33, 158–164.

(49)    Fernandes, S. C. M.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Gandini, A. Novel Materials Based on Chitosan and Cellulose. Polym. Int. 2011, 60, 875–882.

(50)    Fernandes, T. F.; Trovatti, E.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Gandini, A.; Sadocco, P. Preparation and Characterization of Novel Biodegradable Composites Based on Acylated Cellulose Fibers and Poly(ethylene Sebacate). Compos. Sci. Technol. 2011, 71, 1908–1913.

(51)    Gandini, A.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Coelho, D. Reversible Click Chemistry at the Service of Macromolecular Materials. Polym. Chem. 2011, 2, 1713–1719.

(52)    Gomes, M.; Gandini, A.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Reis, B. Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(2,5-Furan Dicarboxylate)s Based on a Variety of Diols. J. Polym. Sci. Part a-Polymer Chem. 2011, 49, 3759–3768.

(53)    Jarvinen, R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Gil, A. M.; Kallio, H. Solid State C-13 CP-MAS NMR and FT-IR Spectroscopic Analysis of Cuticular Fractions of Berries and Suberized Membranes of Potato. J. Food Compos. Anal. 2011, 24, 334–345.

(54)    Oliveira, E. L. G.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Silva, C. M. Review of Kinetic Models for Supercritical Fluid Extraction. Chem. Eng. Res. Des. 2011, 89, 1104–1117.

(55)    Santos, S. A. O.; Freire, C. S. R.; Domingues, M. R. M.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C. Characterization of Phenolic Components in Polar Extracts of Eucalyptus Globulus Labill. Bark by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2011, 59, 9386–9393.

(56)    Sousa, A. F.; Gandini, A.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Cruz Pinto, J. J. C.; Eckerman, C.; Holmbom, B. Novel Suberin-Based Biopolyesters: From Synthesis to Properties. J. Polym. Sci. Part a-Polymer Chem. 2011, 49, 2281–2291.

(57)   Tome, L. C.; Freire, M. G.; Rebelo, L. P. N.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Marrucho, I. M.; Freire, C. S. R. Surface Hydrophobization of Bacterial and Vegetable Cellulose Fibers Using Ionic Liquids as Solvent Media and Catalysts. Green Chem. 2011, 13, 2464–2470.

(58)    Tome, L. C.; Goncalves, C. M. B.; Boaventura, M.; Brandao, L.; Mendes, A. M.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Gandini, A.; Freire, C. S. R.; Marrucho, I. M. Preparation and Evaluation of the Barrier Properties of Cellophane Membranes Modified with Fatty Acids. Carbohydr. Polym. 2011, 83, 836–842.

(59)    Tome, L. C.; Pinto, R. J. B.; Trovatti, E.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Gandini, A. Transparent Bionanocomposites with Improved Properties Prepared from Acetylated Bacterial Cellulose and Poly(lactic Acid) through a Simple Approach. Green Chem. 2011, 13, 419–427.

(60)    Trovatti, E.; Serafim, L. S.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Gluconacetobacter Sacchari: An Efficient Bacterial Cellulose Cell-Factory. Carbohydr. Polym. 2011, 86, 1417–1420.

(61)    Trovatti, E.; Silva, N. H. C. S.; Duarte, I. F.; Rosado, C. F.; Almeida, I. F.; Costa, P.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Biocellulose Membranes as Supports for Dermal Release of Lidocaine. Biomacromolecules 2011, 12, 4162–4168.

(62)    Vilela, C.; Cruciani, L.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Gandini, A. A Double Click Strategy Applied to the Reversible Polymerization of Furan/Vegetable Oil Monomers. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2011, 32, 1319–1323.

(63)    Villaverde, J. J.; Santos, S. A. O.; Simoes, M. M. Q.; Neto, C. P.; Domingues, M. R. M.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Analysis of Linoleic Acid Hydroperoxides Generated by Biomimetic and Enzymatic Systems through an Integrated Methodology. Ind. Crops Prod. 2011, 34, 1474–1481.

 

2010

 (64)   Claudio, A. F. M.; Freire, M. G.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Coutinho, J. A. P. Extraction of Vanillin Using Ionic-Liquid-Based Aqueous Two-Phase Systems. Sep. Purif. Technol. 2010, 75, 39–47.

(65)    Cunha, A. G.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Gandini, A. Preparation and Characterization of Novel Highly Omniphobic Cellulose Fibers Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials. Carbohydr. Polym. 2010, 80, 1048–1056.

(66)    Cunha, A. G.; Freire, C.; Silvestre, A.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Gandini, A.; Belgacem, M. N.; Chaussy, D.; Beneventi, D. Preparation of Highly Hydrophobic and Lipophobic Cellulose Fibers by a Straightforward Gas-Solid Reaction. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2010, 344, 588–595.

(67)    Domingues, R. M. A.; Sousa, G. D. A.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C. Eucalyptus Globulus Biomass Residues from Pulping Industry as a Source of High Value Triterpenic Compounds. Ind. Crops Prod. 2010, 31, 65–70.

(68)    Fernandes, S. C. M.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Desbrieres, J.; Gandini, A.; Neto, C. P. Production of Coated Papers with Improved Properties by Using a Water-Soluble Chitosan Derivative. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2010, 49, 6432–6438.

(69)    Fernandes, S. C. M.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Gandini, A.; Berglund, L. A.; Salmen, L. Transparent Chitosan Films Reinforced with a High Content of Nanofibrillated Cellulose. Carbohydr. Polym. 2010, 81, 394–401.

(70)    Gandini, A.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Coelho, D. Reversible Click Chemistry at the Service of Macromolecular Materials. 2. Thermoreversible Polymers Based on the Diels-Alder Reaction of an A-B Furan/Maleimide Monomer. J. Polym. Sci. Part a-Polymer Chem. 2010, 48, 2053–2056.

(71)    Jarvinen, R.; Holopainen, U.; Nyyssola, A.; Silvestre, A.; Gil, A. M.; Lehtinen, P.; Buchert, J.; Kallio, H. Effect of Novel Cutinase CcCut1 in Degrading Potato Suberin and Berry Cutin. Abstr. Pap. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 240.

(72)    Santos, S. A. O.; Pinto, P. C. R. O.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Chemical Composition and Antioxidant Activity of Phenolic Extracts of Cork from Quercus Suber L. Ind. Crops Prod. 2010, 31, 521–526.

(73)    Tome, L. C.; Brandao, L.; Mendes, A. M.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Gandini, A.; Freire, C. S. R.; Marrucho, I. M. Preparation and Characterization of Bacterial Cellulose Membranes with Tailored Surface and Barrier Properties. Cellulose 2010, 17, 1203–1211.

(74)    Trovatti, E.; Oliveira, L.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Cruz Pinto, J. J. C.; Gandini, A. Novel Bacterial Cellulose-Acrylic Resin Nanocomposites. Compos. Sci. Technol. 2010, 70, 1148–1153.

(75)   Vilela, C.; Rua, R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Gandini, A. Polymers and Copolymers from Fatty Acid-Based Monomers. Ind. Crops Prod. 2010, 32, 97–104.

(76)    Villaverde, J. J.; De Vega, A.; Ligero, P.; Freire, C. S. R.; Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Miscanthus x Giganteus Bark Organosolv Fractionation: Fate of Lipophilic Components and Formation of Valuable Phenolic Byproducts. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2010, 58, 8279–8285.

 

2009

 (77)   Fernandes, S. C. M.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Gandini, A.; Desbrieres, J.; Blanc, S.; Ferreira, R. A. S.; Carlos, L. D. A Study of the Distribution of Chitosan onto and Within a Paper Sheet Using a Fluorescent Chitosan Derivative. Carbohydr. Polym. 2009, 78, 760–766.

(78)   Fernandes, S. C. M.; Oliveira, L.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Gandini, A.; Desbrieres, J. Novel Transparent Nanocomposite Films Based on Chitosan and Bacterial Cellulose. Green Chem. 2009, 11, 2023–2029.

(79)    Gandini, A.; Coelho, D.; Gomes, M.; Reis, B.; Silvestre, A. Materials from Renewable Resources Based on Furan Monomers and Furan Chemistry: Work in Progress. J. Mater. Chem. 2009, 19, 8656–8664.

(80)    Gandini, A.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Sousa, A. F. The Furan Counterpart of Poly ( Ethylene Terephthalate ): An Alternative Material Based on Renewable Resources. J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Chem. 2009, 47, 295.

(81)    Jarvinen, R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Holopainen, U.; Kaimainen, M.; Nyyssola, A.; Gil, A. M.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Lehtinen, P.; Buchert, J.; Kallio, H. Suberin of Potato (Solanum Tuberosum Var. Nikola): Comparison of the Effect of Cutinase CcCut1 with Chemical Depolymerization. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2009, 57, 9016–9027.

(82)    Martins, I. M. G.; Magina, S. P.; Oliveira, L.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Gandini, A. New Biocomposites Based on Thermoplastic Starch and Bacterial Cellulose. Compos. Sci. Technol. 2009, 69, 2163–2168.

(83)    Oliveira, L.; Eutuguin, D.; Cordeiro, N.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Structural Characterization of Stalk Lignin from Banana Plant. Ind. Crops Prod. 2009, 29, 86–95.

(84)    Pinto, P. C. R. O.; Sousa, A. F.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Gandini, A.; Eckerman, C.; Holmbom, B. Quercus Suber and Betula Pendula Outer Barks as Renewable Sources of Oleochemicals: A Comparative Study. Ind. Crops Prod. 2009, 29, 126–132.

(85)    Sousa, A. F.; Gandini, A.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C. Determination of the Hydroxy and Carboxylic Acid Groups in Natural Complex Mixtures of Hydroxy Fatty Acids by 1H Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. Appl. Spectrosc. 2009, 63, 873–8.

(86)    Villaverde, J. J.; Domingues, R. M. A.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Ligero, P.; Vega, A. Miscanthus x Giganteus Extractives: A Source of Valuable Phenolic Compounds and Sterols. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2009, 57, 3626–3631.

 

2008

 (87)   Cunha, A. G.; Fernandes, S. C. M.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Gandini, A. What Is the Real Value of Chitosan’s Surface Energy? Biomacromolecules 2008, 9, 610–614.

(88)    Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Gandini, A.; Martin, L.; Mondragon, I. Composites Based on Acylated Cellulose Fibers and Low-Density Polyethylene: Effect of the Fiber Content, Degree of Substitution and Fatty Acid Chain Length on Final Properties. Compos. Sci. Technol. 2008, 68, 3358–3364.

(89)    Gandini, A.; Coelho, D.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Reversible Click Chemistry at the Service of Macromolecular Materials. Part 1: Kinetics of the Diels-Alder Reaction Applied to Furan-Maleimide Model Compounds and Linear Polymerizations. Eur. Polym. J. 2008, 44, 4029–4036.

(90)    Monteiro, S. M. C. S.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Silva, A. M. S.; Cavaleiro, J. A. S. Synthesis of Flavonoid-Type Compounds from Methyl Dehydroabietates. Monatshefte Fur Chemie 2008, 139, 1119–1126.

(91)    Oliveira, L.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Cordeiro, N. Lipophilic Extracts from Banana Fruit Residues: A Source of Valuable Phytosterols. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2008, 56, 9520–9524.

(92)    Seco, I. M. C. L.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Strategies to Reduce the Brightness Reversion of Industrial ECF Bleached Eucalyptus Globulus Kraft Pulp. J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 2008, 83, 218–226.

(93)    Sousa, A. F.; Gandini, A.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pascoal Neto, C. Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Biopolyesters from Suberin and Model Comonomers. ChemSusChem 2008, 1, 1020.

 

2007

 (94)   Alves, C.; Oliveira, T.; Pio, C.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Fialho, P.; Barata, F.; Legrand, M. Characterisation of Carbonaceous Aerosols from the Azorean Island of Terceira. Atmos. Environ. 2007, 41, 1359–1373.

(95)    Coelho, D.; Marques, G.; Gutierrez, A.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; del Rio, J. C. Chemical Characterization of the Lipophilic Fraction of Giant Reed (Arundo Donax) Fibres Used for Pulp and Paper Manufacturing. Ind. Crops Prod. 2007, 26, 229–236.

(96)    Cunha, A. G.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Gandini, A.; Orblin, E.; Fardim, P. Bi-Phobic Cellulose Fibers Derivatives via Surface Trifluoropropanoylation. Langmuir 2007, 23, 10801–10806.

(97)    Cunha, A. G.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Gandini, A.; Orblin, E.; Fardim, P. Characterization and Evaluation of the Hydrolytic Stability of Trifluoroacetylated Cellulose Fibers. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2007, 316, 360–366.

(98)    Cunha, A. G.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Gandini, A.; Orblin, E.; Fardim, P. Highly Hydrophobic Biopolymers Prepared by the Surface Pentafluorobenzoylation of Cellulose Substrates. Biomacromolecules 2007, 8, 1347–1352.

(99)    Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Demonstration of Long-Chain n-Alkyl Caffeates and Delta(7)-Steryl Glucosides in the Bark of Acacia Species by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry. Phytochem. Anal. 2007, 18, 151–156.

(100) Oliveira, C.; Pio, C.; Alves, C.; Evtyugina, M.; Santos, P.; Goncalves, V.; Nunes, T.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Palmgren, F.; Wahlin, P.; Harrad, S. Seasonal Distribution of Polar Organic Compounds in the Urban Atmosphere of Two Large Cities from the North and South of Europe. Atmos. Environ. 2007, 41, 5555–5570.

(101) Oliveira, L.; Cordeiro, N.; Evtuguin, D. V; Torres, I. C.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Chemical Composition of Different Morphological Parts from “Dwarf Cavendish” Banana Plant and Their Potential as a Non-Wood Renewable Source of Natural Products. Ind. Crops Prod. 2007, 26, 163–172.

(102) Oliveira, T. S.; Pio, C. A.; Alves, C. A.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Evtyugina, M.; Afonso, J. V; Fialho, P.; Legrand, M.; Puxbaum, H.; Gelencser, A. Seasonal Variation of Particulate Lipophilic Organic Compounds at Nonurban Sites in Europe. J. Geophys. Res. 2007, 112.

(103) Oliveira, T.; Pio, C.; Alves, C.; Silvestre, A.; Evtyugina, M.; Afonso, J.; Caseiro, A.; Legrand, M. Air Quality and Organic Compounds in Aerosols from a Coastal Rural Area in the Western Iberian Peninsula over a Year Long Period: Characterisation, Loads and Seasonal Trends. Atmos. Environ. 2007, 41, 3631–3643.

(104) Santos, V. A. C.; Silva, A. O.; Cardoso, J. V. F.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Silva, S. R.; Martins, C.; Azevedo, J. M. T. Genotype and Sex Effects on Carcass and Meat Quality of Suckling Kids Protected by the PGI “Cabrito de Barroso.”Meat Sci. 2007, 75, 725–736.

(105) Silverio, F. O.; Barbosa, L. C. A.; Maltha, C. R. A.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pilo-Veloso, D.; Gomide, J. L. CHARACTERIZATION OF LIPOPHILIC WOOD EXTRACTIVES FROM CLONES OF Eucalyptus Urograndis CULTIVATE IN BRAZIL. Bioresources 2007, 2, 157–168.

(106) Silverio, F. O.; Almeida Barbosa, L. C.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pilo-Veloso, D.; Gomide, J. L. Comparative Study on the Chemical Composition of Lipophilic Fractions from Three Wood Tissues of Eucalyptus Species by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Analysis. J. Wood Sci. 2007, 53, 533–540.

(107) Vieira Neto, P.; Rocha, S. M.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Simultaneous Headspace Solid Phase Microextraction Analysis of Off-Flavour Compounds from Quercus Suber L. Cork. J. Sci. Food Agric. 2007, 87, 632–640.

(108) Zhang, M.; Salvado, I. M. M.; Vilarinho, P. M.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Silva, A. M. S. GC-MS and C-13 NMR Investigation of Lead Zirconate Titanate Precursor Sols for Fiber Preparation. J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 2007, 90, 358–363.

 

2006

 (109)   Campos, M. G.; Paranhos, A. H.; Matos, M. P.; Camara, M. T.; Cunha, M. M.; Pinto, P. R. O.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Amado, F. M. L.; Neto, C. P. Comparative Analysis of over-the-Counter Tablet Preparations of Isoflavones Extracted from Soy Available in Portugal. Nat. Prod. Commun. 2006, 1, 973–980.

(110) Cunha, A. G.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Gandini, A. Reversible Hydrophobization and Lipophobization of Cellulose Fibers via Trifluoroacetylation. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2006, 301, 333–336.

(111) Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Belgacem, M. N.; Gandini, A. Controlled Heterogeneous Modification of Cellulose Fibers with Fatty Acids: Effect of Reaction Conditions on the Extent of Esterification and Fiber Properties. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2006, 100, 1093–1102.

(112) Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Evtuguin, D. V Effect of Oxygen, Ozone and Hydrogen Peroxide Bleaching Stages on the Contents and Composition of Extractives of Eucalyptus Globulus Kraft Pulps. Bioresour. Technol. 2006, 97, 420–428.

(113) Freire, C. S. R.; Pinto, P. C. R.; Santiago, A. S.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Evtuguin, D. V; Neto, C. P. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF LIPOPHILIC EXTRACTIVES OF HARDWOODS AND CORRESPONDING ECF BLEACHED KRAFT PULPS. Bioresources 2006, 1, 3–17.

(114) Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Gandini, A.; Fardim, P.; Holmbom, B. Surface Characterization by XPS, Contact Angle Measurements and ToF-SIMS of Cellulose Fibers Partially Esterified with Fatty Acids. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2006, 301, 205–209.

(115) Gandini, A.; Pascoal Neto, C.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Suberin: A Promising Renewable Resource for Novel Macromolecular Materials. Prog. Polym. Sci. 2006, 31, 878–892.

(116) Oliveira, L.; Evtuguin, D. V; Cordeiro, N.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Silva, A. M. S.; Torres, I. C. Structural Characterization of Lignin from Leaf Sheaths of “Dwarf Cavendish” Banana Plant. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2006, 54, 2598–2605.

(117) Oliveira, L.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Cordeiro, N.; Torres, I. C.; Evtuguin, D. Lipophilic Extractives from Different Morphological Parts of Banana Plant “Dwarf Cavendish.”Ind. Crops Prod. 2006, 23, 201–211.

(118) Sousa, A. F.; Pinto, P. C. R. O.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Triterpenic and Other Lipophilic Components from Industrial Cork Byproducts. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2006, 54, 6888–6893.

(119) Xavier, A. F.; Santos, N.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Eucalyptus Globulus Wood Clones Composition and Its Influence on Kraft Pulping Performance. Abstr. Pap. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 231.

 

2005

 (120)   Freire, C. S. R.; Coelho, D. S. C.; Santos, N. M.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Identification of Delta(7) Phytosterols and Phytosteryl Glucosides in the Wood and Bark of Several Acacia Species. Lipids 2005, 40, 317–322.

(121) Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Lipophilic Extractives in Eucalyptus Globulus Kraft Pulps. Behavior During ECF Bleaching. J. Wood Chem. Technol. 2005, 25, 67–80.

(122) Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Rocha, R. M. A. An Efficient Method for Determination of the Degree of Substitution of Cellulose Esters of Long Chain Aliphatic Acids. Cellulose 2005, 12, 449–458.

(123) Oliveira, L.; Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Cordeiro, N.; Torres, I. C.; Evtuguin, D. Steryl Glucosides from Banana Plant Musa Acuminata Colla Var Cavendish. Ind. Crops Prod. 2005, 22, 187–192.

(124) Pereira, S. I.; Freire, C. S. R.; Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Silva, A. M. S. Chemical Composition of the Epicuticular Wax from the Fruits of Eucalyptus Globulus. Phytochem. Anal. 2005, 16, 364–369.

(125) Pereira, S. I.; Freire, C. S. R.; Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Silva, A. M. S. Chemical Composition of the Essential Oil Distilled from the Fruits of Eucalyptus Globulus Grown in Portugal. Flavour Fragr. J. 2005, 20, 407–409.

(126) Silvestre, A. J. D.; Evtuguin, D. V; Sousa, A. P. M.; Silva, A. M. S. Lignans from a Hybrid Paulownia Wood. Biochem. Syst. Ecol. 2005, 33, 1298–1302.

 

2004

 (127)   Daniel, A. I. D.; Evtuguin, D. V; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Chemical Features of Hardwood Unbleached Kraft Pulps and Their ECF Bleachability. J. Pulp Pap. Sci. 2004, 30, 94–98.

(128) Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Cavaleiro, J. A. S. Glucuronoxylan-Derived Chlorinated Compounds in Filtrates from Chlorine Dioxide Bleaching: a Comparative Study Between Eucalypt (E-Globulus) and Birch (Betula Spp.) Kraft Pulps. Appita J. 2004, 57, 40–42.

(129) Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Silva, A. M. S.; Neto, C. P.; Domingues, P. New Glucosides from Eucalyptus Globulus Wood, Bark and Kraft Pulps. Holzforschung 2004, 58, 501–503.

(130) Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Evtuguin, D. V; Freire, C. S. R.; Pinto, P. C. R.; Santiago, A. S.; Fardim, P.; Holmbom, B. Bulk and Surface Composition of ECF Bleached Hardwood Kraft Pulp Fibres. Nord. Pulp Pap. Res. J. 2004, 19, 513–520.

 

2003

 (131)   Daniel, A. I. D.; Neto, C. P.; Evtuguin, D. V; Silvestre, A. J. D. Hexenuronic Acid Contents of Eucalyptus Globulus Kraft Pulps: Variation with Pulping Conditions and Effect on ECF Bleachability. Tappi J. 2003, 2, 3–8.

(132) Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Carbohydrate-Derived Chlorinated Compounds in ECF Bleaching of Hardwood Pulps: Formation, Degradation, and Contribution to AOX in a Bleached Kraft Pulp Mill. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2003, 37, 811–814.

(133) Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Oxidized Derivatives of Lipophilic Extractives Formed During Hardwood Kraft Pulp Bleaching. Holzforschung 2003, 57, 503–512.

(134) Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Silva, A. M. S.; Evtuguin, D. V; Cavaleiro, J. A. S. Easily Degradable Chlorinated Compounds Derived from Glucuronoxylan in Filtrates from Chlorine Dioxide Bleaching of Eucalyptus Globulus Kraft Pulp. Holzforschung 2003, 57, 81–87.

(135) Freitas, M.; Rainey, F. A.; Nobre, M. F.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; da Costa, M. S. Tepidimonas Aquatica Sp Nov., a New Slightly Thermophilic Beta-Proteobacterium Isolated from a Hot Water Tank. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 2003, 26, 376–381.

(136) Martins, M. A. M.; Lima, N.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Queiroz, M. J. Comparative Studies of Fungal Degradation of Single or Mixed Bioaccessible Reactive Azo Dyes. Chemosphere 2003, 52, 967–973.

 

2002

 (137)   Cavaleiro, J. A. S.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neves, M.; Silva, A. M. S.; Martins, R. R. L.; Monteiro, S.; Simoes, M. M. Q. Synthesis of Natural Products. Chemical Transformations of Natural Compounds; Rauter, A. P.; Palma, F. B.; Justino, J.; Araujo, M. E.; PinaDosSantos, S., Eds.; 2002; Vol. 47, pp. 389–399.

(138) Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Identification of New Hydroxy Fatty Acids and Ferulic Acid Esters in the Wood of Eucalyptus Globulus. Holzforschung 2002, 56, 143–149.

(139) Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P.; Cavaleiro, J. A. S. Lipophilic Extractives of the Inner and Outer Barks of Eucalyptus Globulus. Holzforschung 2002, 56, 372–379.

(140) Freire, C. S. R.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pereira, C. C. L.; Neto, C. P.; Cavaleiro, J. A. S. New Lipophilic Components of Pitch Deposits from an Eucalyptus Globulus ECF Bleached Kraft Pulp Mill. J. Wood Chem. Technol. 2002, 22, 55–66.

(141) Martins, M. A. M.; Queiroz, M. J.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Lima, N. Relationship of Chemical Structures of Textile Dyes on the Pre-Adaptation Medium and the Potentialities of Their Biodegradation by Phanerochaete Chrysosporium. Res. Microbiol. 2002, 153, 361–368.

(142) Pinto, P. C.; Evtuguin, D. V; Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Behavior of Eucalyptus Globulus Lignin During Kraft Pulping. I. Analysis by Chemical Degradation Methods. J. Wood Chem. Technol. 2002, 22, 93–108.

(143) Pinto, P. C.; Evtuguin, D. V; Neto, C. P.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Amado, F. M. L. Behavior of Eucalyptus Globulus Lignin During Kraft Pulping. II. Analysis by NMR, ESI/MS, and GPC. J. Wood Chem. Technol. 2002, 22, 109–125.

(144) Silva, A. M. S.; Seca, A. M. L.; Vasconcelos, J. M. J.; Cavaleiro, J. A. S.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Domingues, F. M. J.; Neto, C. P. Chemical Composition of Artemisia Campestris and Hibiscus Cannabinus. In Natural Products in the New Millennium: Prospects and Industrial Application; Rauter, A. P.; Palma, F. B.; Justino, J.; Araujo, M. E.; PinaDosSantos, S., Eds.; 2002; Vol. 47, pp. 47–57.

 

2001

 (145)   Martins, R. R. L.; Neves, M.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Simoes, M. M. Q.; Silva, A. M. S.; Tome, A. C.; Cavaleiro, J. A. S.; Tagliatesta, P.; Crestini, C. Oxidation of Unsaturated Monoterpenes with Hydrogen Peroxide Catalysed by manganese(III) Porphyrin Complexes. J. Mol. Catal. a-Chemical 2001, 172, 33–42.

(146) Monteiro, S.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Silva, A. M. S.; Cavaleiro, J. A. S.; Felix, V.; Drew, M. G. B. Synthesis and Structural Characterisation of Ring B Oxidised Derivatives of Dehydroabietic Acid. New J. Chem. 2001, 25, 1091–1097.

(147) Seca, A. M. L.; Silva, A. M. S.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Cavaleiro, J. A. S.; Domingues, F. M. J.; Neto, C. P. Lignanamides and Other Phenolic Constituents from the Bark of Kenaf (Hibiscus Cannabinus). Phytochemistry 2001, 58, 1219–1223.

(148) Seca, A. M. L.; Silva, A. M. S.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Cavaleiro, J. A. S.; Domingues, F. M. J.; Neto, C. P. Phenolic Constituents from the Core of Kenaf (Hibiscus Cannabinus). Phytochemistry 2001, 56, 759–767.

 

2000

 (149)   Evtuguin, D. V; Daniel, A. I. D.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Amado, F. M. L.; Neto, C. P. Lignin Aerobic Oxidation Promoted by Molybdovanadophosphate Polyanion PMo7V5O40 (8-). Study on the Oxidative Cleavage of Beta-O-4 Aryl Ether Structures Using Model Compounds. J. Mol. Catal. a-Chemical 2000, 154, 217–224.

(150) Lopes, M. H.; Gil, A. M.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Neto, C. P. Composition of Suberin Extracted Upon Gradual Alkaline Methanolysis of Quercus Suber L. Cork. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2000, 48, 383–391.

(151) Neto, C. P.; Daniel, A. I. D.; Evtuguin, D. V; Silvestre, A. J.; Furtado, F. P.; Cavaleiro, A. I.; Sousa, P. M.; Pptac, P. Influence of Kappa Number of Unbleached Pulp on ECF Bleachability of Eucalyptus Globulus Kraft Pulps; 2000; pp. 107–110.

(152) Seca, A. M. L.; Cavaleiro, J. A. S.; Domingues, F. M. J.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Evtuguin, D.; Neto, C. P. Structural Characterization of the Lignin from the Nodes and Internodes of Arundo Donax Reed. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2000, 48, 817–824.

(153) Seca, A. M. L.; Silva, A. M. S.; Silvestre, A. J. D.; Cavaleiro, J. A. S.; Domingues, F. M. J.; Neto, C. P. Chemical Composition of the Light Petroleum Extract of Hibiscus Cannabinus Bark and Core. Phytochem. Anal. 2000, 11, 345–350.

(154) Silvestre, A. J. D.; Freire, C.; Neto, C. P.; Mendonca, E.; Pereira, L.; Picado, A.; Pptac, P. Analysis of Extractives in Unbleached and Bleached Eucalyptus Globulus Kraft Pulps and Preliminary Assessment of Their Contribution to the Toxicity of Bleaching Filtrates; 2000; pp. 195–198.

(155) Silvestre, A. J. D.; Pereira, C. C. L.; Neto, C. P.; Evtuguin, D. V; Cavaleiro, J. A. S. An Easy Assessment of the Composition of Low-Molecular-Weight Organic Components of Industrial Eucalyptus Globulus Kraft Black Liquor. J. Pulp Pap. Sci. 2000, 26, 421–427.

(156) Silvestre, A. J. D.; Valega, M.; Cavaleiro, J. A. S. Chemical Transformation of 1,8-Cineole: Synthesis of Seudenone, an Insect Pheromone. Ind. Crops Prod. 2000, 12, 53–56.

(157) Wu, A.; Salvado, I. M. M.; Vilarinho, P. M.; Baptista, J. L.; Silvestre, A. J. D. Lead Zirconate Titanate Stable Stock Solution: Characterization and Applications. J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. 2000, 19, 671–676.

Ongoing Supervisions

Projects

AFORE - Forest Biorefinery: Added Value Chemicals and Polymers by new integrated separation, fractionation and upgrading technologies (AFORE)

Local CoordinatorEuropean Comission
The approach of AFORE project is to develop novel, industrially adaptable and techno-economically viable bio-based solutions for the separation, fractionation, and primary upgrading of green chemicals from forest residues, wood chips, and chemical pulping liquors to be used as starting materials for current and novel value-added applications. It...

AgroForWealth - Biorefinação de sub-Produtos agrícolas e florestais: uma estratégia de valorização de recursos para o bem estar social e a sustentabilidade (AGROFORWEALTH)

CoordinatorOther National
AgroForWealth aims to develop a strategy for the valorization of a multitude of agro-food and forest residues within the emerging circular economy concept, calling upon a well-defined set of common and integrated biorefinery approaches implementable in a single unit, and easily extended to any type of by-product, and to creat new products with n...

Bacterial Cellulose Membranes for Proton Exchange Fuel Cells (EXPL/CTM-ENE/0548/2012)

CoordinatorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Bacterial cellulose fuell cells proton exchange membranes in situ polymerization/grafting

BIIPP - Biorefinaria Integrada na Indústria da Pasta e Papel (BIIPP)

Local CoordinatorIndustry National
O objectivo do projecto tem como aspecto central o desenvolvimento de conhecimento e de processos que possibilitem a produção de biocombustíveis e bioprodutos a partir das correntes processuais e/ou residuais do processo de produção de pasta kraft, visando o aumento do valor acrescentado, através da síntese de produtos de origem renovável, e a r...

BIOBLOCKS - Concepção de produtos de base biológica como percursores para a bioindústria de síntese química e de biomateriais a pertir de fontes renováveis lenhocelulósicas (BioBlocks)

PartnerIndustry National
O aumento dos preços de petróleo e uma maior apetência dos consumidores por produtos ecológicos e sustentáveis, têm vindo a viabilizar progressivamente o processo de produção e comercialização de biocombustíveis, bioquímicos e biopolímeros com base em materiais de fontes renováveis alternativos aos de origem petroquímica, permitindo a emergência...

Bioinspired nanostructured biocomposites based on proteins and polysaccharides nanofibrils (EXPL/CTM-POL/1802/2013)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Proteins and polysaccharides nanofibrils Nanostructured materials Self-assembly Biomedical applications

Controlled chemical modification of polysaccharides for the development of novel materials (PTDC/QUI/68472/2006 )

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Polysaccharides Chemical modification Composites Functional materials

Creating value from bio-wastes: suberin extraction and biotransformation in biocompatible ionic liquids aiming on novel biomaterials and compounds (PTDC/QUI-QUI/120982/2010)

Local CoordinatorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
cork (suberin and extractives) biomaterials biocompatible ionic liquids extraction and dissolution

DeepBiorefinery - Natural Deep Eutectic Solvents: A platform to Boost Eucalyptus globulus and Quercus suber cork integrated Biorefinerie (DeepBiorefinery )

CoordinatorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
natural deep eutetic solvents, biorefinery, green separation processes

Desarrollo de una estrategia transfronteriza para la valorización ecosostenible de biomasas residuales del sector vinícola y vitivinícola en biorrefinerías Integrales paea la producción de biocombustibles y bioproductos (BIOVINO)

Local CoordinatorOther National

Development of new polyesters derived from 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid (PTDC/QUI-QUI/101058/2008)

CoordinatorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2,5-furandicarboxylic acid Polyesters synthesis Materials from renewable sources Biorefinery

Development strategies in preventing superficial scald and internal browning in Rocha pear and quality assurance in long-term storage (RESTORAGEPEAR)

Local CoordinatorIndustry National
Rocha pear sector deals with the difficult challenge posed by the European Union that bans the use of antioxidant "diphenylamine" (DPA). Without this antioxidant, Rocha pear (and some varieties of apples produced in Portugal) preservation during storage is reduced to three months, time when the symptoms of visual change of the fruits are more l...

Engenharia de nanofibras de origem biológica para o desenvolvimento de biotintas nanoestruturadas de elevada performance para bio-impressão 3-D (NANOBIOINKS)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

ERA-NOEL - Novel Enzyme Tools For Production of Functional Oleochemicals from Unsaturated Lipids (ERA-NOEL)

Local CoordinatorEuropean Comission
The objective of the project is to develop enzyme-aided technologies for the upgrading of low cost unsaturated fatty acids to functional oleochemicals to be used as coatings, adhesives, lubricants, plasticizers and natural plastics. A multidisciplinary approach is taken in the project by combining biotechnical expertise to chemical engineering a...

Eucaleather- Aplication of Liquid Extracts of Eucalyptus globulus in Leather tanning (EUCALEATHER)

Local CoordinatorIndustry National

Extraction, fractionation and characterization of polyphenolic compounds from Eucalyptus globulus bark for high value products (iCENTRO - iC-03-01-FDR00150)

CoordinatorOther National

GREENPEC - Desenvolvimento de um plastificante primário para PVC, de origem animal e livre de ftalatos (GREENPEC )

PartnerIndustry National
O objetivo principal deste projeto, levado a cabo pelo consórcio entre a Sapec Química e a Universidade de Aveiro, consiste no desenvolvimento de um plastificante primário para PVC originado a partir de óleos vegetais, os quais são considerados recursos renováveis e agentes de crescimento sustentável. Com o cumprimento destes objetivos, prevê-se...

INNOVATE-Implantable Organic Devices for Advanced Therapies (INNOVATE)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Innovative Products and Technologies from Eucalyptus Project (InPacTus)

Local CoordinatorIndustry National
Inpactus, to be developed by the Consortium, aims to develop new solutions, such as cellulosic pulps with innovative features, new paper products with different specificities and functions, tissue paper with innovative properties, new bioproducts, biofuels and other materials obtained from the deconstruction and conversion of forest bio...

PRocesses for Industrial application of natural Deep Eutectic Solvents (PRIDES)

Local CoordinatorIndustry International
The aim of PRIDES is to further develop and optimise the technologies developed in the ISPT DES cluster and to bring the scientific findings in novel lignin dissolving DES,DES regeneration and product recovery to a level that is high enough to be evaluated in relation to the traditional pulping and product conversion processes. For this purpose ...

REVERSIBLE DIELS-ALDER FURAN CLICK CHEMISTRY AT THE SERVICE OF NOVEL FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS BASED ON RENEWABLE RESOURCES (PTDC/CTM/67444/2006)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Reversible Diels-Alder Reaction Furanic Polymers Thermally reversible polymers Linear and hyperbranched polymers

Publications

Polysaccharide-based films of cactus mucilage and agar with antioxidant properties for active food packaging

Makhloufi, N; Chougui, N; Rezgui, F; Benramdane, E; Silvestre, AJD; Freire, CSR; Vilela, C
2022, POLYMER BULLETIN, 79, 12, 11369-11388.

ss-Farnesene Exogenous Application as a Novel Damage Induction Model to Fast Explore the Effectiveness of Postharvest Strategies: The Case Study of the 'Rocha' Pear DOP

Dias, C; Amaro, A; Fonseca, A; Ferrante, A; Silvestre, A; Rocha, SM; Isidoro, N; Pintado, M
2022, HORTICULTURAE, 8, 2.

Sustainable Valorization of Sambucus nigra L. Berries: From Crop Biodiversity to Nutritional Value of Juice and Pomace

Costa, CP; Patinha, S; Rudnitskaya, A; Santos, SAO; Silvestre, AJD; Rocha, SM
2022, FOODS, 11, 1.

Water in Deep Eutectic Solvents: New Insights From Inelastic Neutron Scattering Spectroscopy

Nolasco, MM; Pedro, SN; Vilela, C; Vaz, PD; Ribeiro-Claro, P; Rudic, S; Parker, SF; Freire, CSR; Freire, MG; Silvestre, AJD
2022, FRONTIERS IN PHYSICS, 10.

Bacterial nanocellulose-hyaluronic acid microneedle patches for skin applications: In vitro and in vivo evaluation

Fonseca, DFS; Vilela, C; Pinto, RJB; Bastos, V; Oliveira, H; Catarino, J; Faisca, P; Rosado, C; Silvestre, AJD; Freire, CSR
2021, MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING C-MATERIALS FOR BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS, 118.
ISBN: 1873-0191

Bacterial Nanocellulose toward Green Cosmetics: Recent Progresses and Challenges

Almeida, T; Silvestre, AJD; Vilela, C; Freire, CSR
2021, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES, 22, 6.
ISBN: 1422-0067

Special Issue: Advanced Biopolymer-Based Nanocomposites and Hybrid Materials

Silvestre, AJD; Freire, CSR; Vilela, C
2021, MATERIALS, 14, 3.
ISBN: 1996-1944

Bio-based sustainable films from the Algerian Opuntia ficus-indica cladodes powder: Effect of plasticizer content

Makhloufi, N; Chougui, N; Rezgui, F; Benramdane, E; Freire, CSR; Vilela, C; Silvestre, AJD
2021, JOURNAL OF APPLIED POLYMER SCIENCE, 138, 20.
ISBN: 1097-4628

Effect of the Micronization of Pulp Fibers on the Properties of Green Composites

Valente, BFA; Silvestre, AJD; Neto, CP; Vilela, C; Freire, CSR
2021, MOLECULES, 26, 18.
ISBN: 1420-3049

Synthesis and characterization of analogues of glycine-betaine surface-active ionic liquids

Cardoso, IS; de Faria, ELP; Silvestre, AJD; Freire, MG; Mohamadou, A
2021, JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR LIQUIDS, 342.
ISBN: 1873-3166

Modification of textiles for functional applications

In Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal (Eds.), Fundamentals of Natural Fibres and Textiles
Ana C. Q. Silva, Armando J. D. Silvestre, Carmen S. R. Freire, Carla Vilela
2021, 303-365, Elsevier.
ISBN: 9780128214831

Ionic Liquids and Deep Eutectic Solvents in the Field of Environmental Monitoring

In Płotka-Wasylka, Justyna, Namieśnik, Jacek (Eds.), Green Analytical Chemistry: Past, Present and Perspectives
Cardoso I.S., Pedro A.Q., Silvestre A.J.D., Freire M.G.
2019, 203-240, Singapore, Springer.
ISBN: 978-981-13-9104-0

Comprehensive Insight into the Elderflowers and Elderberries (Sambucus nigra L.) Mono and Sesquiterpenic Metabolites: Factors that Modulate Their Composition

In Ramasamy Vijayakumar (Eds.), Secondary Metabolites, sources and applications
Ângelo C. Salvador, Armando J. D. Silvestre and Sílvia M. Rocha
2018, IntechOpen.
ISBN: 978-1-78923-642-2

Furanoate-Based Nanocomposites: A Case Study Using Poly(Butylene 2,5-Furanoate) and Poly(Butylene 2,5-Furanoate)-co-(Butylene Diglycolate) and Bacterial Cellulose

In George Z. Papageorgiou (Eds.), Polymers from Renewable Resources
Marina Matos, Andreia Sousa, Nuno H.C.S. silva, Carmen S.R. Freire, Márcia Andrade, Adélio Mnedes, Armando J.D. Silvestre
2018, MDPI.
ISBN: 978-3-03897-451-2

Sambucus nigra Berries and Flowers Health Benefits: From Lab Testing to Human Consumption

In Mérillon JM., Ramawat K. (Eds.), Bioactive Molecules in Food
Salvador Â.C., Guilherme R.J.R., Silvestre A.J.D., Rocha S.M.
2018, 1-35, Springer, Cham.
ISBN: 978-3-319-54528-8

Development and applications of cellulose nanofibres based polymer nanocomposites

In Ehsan Bafekrpour (Eds.), Advanced Composite Materials: Properties and Applications
Carla Vilela, Ricardo J. B. Pinto, Ana R. P. Figueiredo, Carlos Pascoal Neto, Armando J. D. Silvestre, Carmen S. R. Freire
2017, 1-65, Warsaw/Berlin, De Gruyter Open.
ISBN: 9783110574432

Emerging technologies for the recovery of valuable compounds from coffee processing by-products

In Charis M. Galanakis (Eds.), Handbook of Coffee Processing By-Products - Sustainable Applications
Melo M.M., Silvestre A.J.D., Portugal I., Silva C.M.
2017, 141-169, Academic Press.
ISBN: 978-0-12-811290-8

Environmentally Benign Supercritical Fluid Extraction

In Francisco Pena-Pereira and Marek Tobiszewski (Eds.), The Application of Green Solvents in Separation Processes
de Melo, M.M.R,, Portugal, I., Silvestre, A.J.D., Silva, C.M.
2017, 325-348, Elsevier.
ISBN: 978-0-12-805297-6

Sambucus nigra L.: A Potential Source of Healthpromoting Components

In Atta-ur-Rahman (Eds.), Frontiers in Natural Product Chemistry, Volume 2
Ângelo C. Salvador, Armando J. D. Silvestre and Sílvia M. Rocha
2016, 343-392, Bentham Science Publishers.
ISBN: 978-1-68108-360-5

Polyethylene Terephthalate: Copolyesters, Composites, and Renewable Alternatives

In P. M. Visakh Mong Liang (Eds.), Poly(ethylene Terephthalate) Based Blends, Composites and Nanocomposites.
Andreia F. Sousa, Carla Vilela, Marina Matos, Carmen S.R. Freire, Armando J.D. Silvestre, Jorge F.J. Coelho
2015, 111-139, Elsevier Science Ltd.
ISBN: 9780323313063

Recent advances on the development of antibacterial polysaccharide-based materials, Chitosan, cellulose and starch

In Ramawat, Kishan Gopal, Mérillon, Jean-Michel (Eds.), Polysaccharides: Bioactivity and Biotechnology
V. Coma, C.S.R. Freire and A.J.D. Silvestre
2015, 1751-1803, New York, Springer International Publishing.
ISBN: 978-3-319-16297-3

Polyethylene Terephthalate: Copolyesters, Composites, and Renewable Alternatives

In Visakh P.M., Mong Liang (Eds.), POLY(ETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE) BASED BLENDS, COMPOSITES AND NANOCOMPOSITES
Andreia F. Sousa, Carla Vilela, Marina Matos, Carmen S.R. Freire, Armando J.D. Silvestre, Jorge F.J. Coelho
2015, Elsevier Inc..
ISBN: 978-0-323-31306-3

2 Bacterial  Cellulose-Based  Nanocomposites: Roadmap for Innovative Materials

Nanocellulose Polymer Nanocomposites: Fundamentals and Applications
A. R. P. Figueiredo, C. Vilela, C. Pascoal Neto, A.J.D. Silvestre and C.S.R. Freire
2014, Scrivener, Willey.
ISBN: 978-1-118-87190-4

Chapter 12. Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Oil and Bioactive Compounds from Grape Residues: Experimental Optimization, Modeling and Economic Evaluation

Grapes: Production, Phenolic Composition and Potential Biomedical Effects
Marcelo M. R. de Melo, Armando J. D. Silvestre and Carlos M. Silva
2014, New York, Nova Science Publishers.
ISBN: 978-1-63321-402-6

Enhanced technologies for the valorization of waste and side vegetable produts using supercritical fluids

Recent Research Developments in Chemical Engineering, Vol. 7
Marcelo M.R de Melo, Armando J.D. Silvestre and Carlos Manuel Silva
2014, TRANSWORLD RESEARCH NETWORK.
ISBN: 978-81-7895-593-3

Elderberry Juice Composition and Health Benefits

Fruit Juices: Types, Nutritional Composition and Health Benefits
Robert E. Smith, Kevin Tran, Kristy M. Richards, Sean Ryan, Rensheng Luo, Ângelo C. Salvador, Armando J. D. Silvestre, Sílvia M. Rocha, Park University, Parkville, MO, USA, and others
2014, New York, Nova Science Publishers.
ISBN: 978-1-63321-135-3

Carbamates: Human Exposure and Health Effects

The Impact of Pesticides
Freire CSR, Fernandes SCM, Silvestre AJD, Neto CP, Gandini A
2011, Servia, AcademyPublish.

Terpenes: major sources, properties and applications

In Belgacem MN, Gandini A (Eds.), Monomers, oligomers, polymers and composites from renewable resources
Silvestre AJD, Gandini A
2008, 17-38, Oxford, Elsevier, lda..
ISBN: 978-0-08-045316-3

Rosin: sources, properties and applications

In Belgacem MN, Gandini A (Eds.), Monomers, oligomers, polymers and composites from renewable resources
Silvestre AJD, Gandini A
2008, 67-88, Oxford, Elsevier, lda.
ISBN: 978-0-08-045316-3

Chemical composition and lignin structural features of banana plant leaf sheaths and rachis

In Thomas Q. Hu, Blackwell (Eds.), Characterization of Lignocellulosic Materials
Oliveira L, Evtuguin DV, Cordeiro N, Silvestre AJD, Silva MAS
2008, 171-188, Oxford, UK, Blackwell Publishing Ltd..
ISBN: 9781405158800

Cork and suberins: major sources, properties, applications

In Belgacem MN, Gandini A (Eds.), Monomers, oligomers, polymers and composites from renewable resources
Neto CP, Silvestre AJD, Gandini A
2008, 305-320, Oxford, Elsevier lda..
ISBN: 978-0-08-045316-3

Patents

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