Personal identification

Full name
Carlos Alberto Mateus Afonso

Author identifiers

Ciência ID


Degree Classification
Química (Título de Agregado)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
Química (Doutoramento)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Química Industrial (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

Host institution
2010/02/01 - Current Full Professor (University Teacher) Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2004/03/01 - 2010/07/31 Associate Professor (University Teacher) Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
1995 - 2004 Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
1990 - 1995 Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
1987 - 1990 Assistant (University Teacher) Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
1985 - 1987 Trainee Assistant (University Teacher) Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal


Host institution
1998/03/01 - 1998/08/31 Visitor (sabbatical leave) University of Toronto Department of Chemistry, Canada
1997/09/01 - 1998/02/28 Visitor (sabbatical leave) University of Bath Department of Chemistry, United Kingdom
1990/09/01 - 1991/08/31 Post-doc Imperial College London, United Kingdom


  1. Afonso, Carlos A. M.. Compreensive Organic Chemsitry Experiments for the Laboratory Classroom. RSC. 2017.
  2. Monteiro, C.M.; Trindade, A.F.; Gois, P.M.P.; Afonso, C.A.M.. Recyclable Stereoselective Catalysts. 2011.
  3. Luis, P.; Albo, J.; Afonso, C.; Irabien, A.. Environmental risks of magnetic ionic liquids: Ecotoxicity (EC50, Vibrio fischeri). 2011.
  4. Afonso, Carlos A. M.. Green Separation Processes: Fundamentals and Applications. 2006.
  5. Afonso, C.A.M.; Crespo, J.G.. Concluding Remarks. 2006.
Book chapter
  1. Rosatella, A.A.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "CHAPTER 2: The dissolution of biomass in ionic liquids towards pre-treatment approach". 2016.
  2. Candeias, N.R.; Trindade, A.F.; Gois, P.M.P.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "The Wolff Rearrangement". In Comprehensive Organic Synthesis II (Second Edition). Oxford : Elsevier, 2014. p. 944-991.. 2014.
  3. Rosatella, Andreia A.; Afonso, Carlos A. M.. "Metal-Catalyzed Oxidation of C–X (X = S, O) in Ionic Liquids". In Ionic Liquids (ILs) in Organometallic Catalysis, 163-184. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013.
  4. A. Trindade; Gibson, Vernon; Carlos Monteiro; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Chapter 3 – “Recyclable stereoselective catalysts.”". In “Catalytic Methods in Asymmetric Synthesis: Advanced Materials, Techniques, and Applications” Ed. M. Gruttadauria, Francesco Giacalone, Wiley 2012. Wiley, 2012.
  5. Frade, R.F.M.; Matias, A.; Branco, L.C.; Lourenço, N.M.T.; Rosa, J.N.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Duarte, C.M.M.. "Toxicological evaluation of ionic liquids: Effect of ionic liquids on human colon carcinoma HT-29 and CaCo-2 cell lines". In Ionic Liquid Applications: Pharmaceuticals, Therapeutics, and Biotechnology. American Chemical Society, 2010.
  6. Rosa, J.N.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Organocatalyzed asymmetric Michael reaction in ionic liquids-carbon dioxide". In ACS Symposium Series 950. 2007.
  7. Schäfer, T.; Branco, L.C.; Fortunato, R.; Izák, P.; Rodrigues, C.M.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Crespo, J.G.. "Opportunities for membrane separation processes using ionic liquids". In Ionic Liquids IIIB: Fundamentals, Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities, 97-110. American Chemical Society, 2005.
Conference paper
  1. Mariana Crespo Monteiro; Carlos A. M. Afonso; Filipa Siopa. "Pd-Catalyzed Cycloaddition of Bicyclic Aziridine with Isocyanates". 2022.
  2. Neves, L.A.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Coelhoso, L.M.; Crespo, J.G.. "CO2 capture by enzymatic bioconversion in a membrane contactor with task specific ionic liquids". 2012.
  3. Daniel, C.I.; Afonso, C.A.; Chavez, F.V.; Sebastiao, P.J.; Portugal, C.A.; Crespo, J.G.. "Study of the behavior of magnetic ionic liquids supported membranes for selective Transport". 2012.
  4. Kulkami, P.S.; Neves, L.; Coelhoso, I.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Crespo, J.G.. "Supported ionic liquid membranes for removal of persistent organic pollutants (dioxins)". 2012.
Journal article
  1. Mário R. C. Soromenho; Carlos A. M. Afonso; José M. S. S. Esperança. "Diarylethene-Based Ionic Liquids: Synthesis and Photo-Driven Solution Properties". International Journal of Molecular Sciences (2023): https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms24043533.
  2. Lídia A. S. Cavaca; Jaime A. S. Coelho; Susana D. Lucas; Rui M. S. Loureiro; Rafael F. A. Gomes; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Upgrading furanic platforms to a-enaminones: tunable continuous flow hydrogenation of bio-based cyclopentenones". Reaction Chemistry & Engineering (2023): https://doi.org/10.1039/D2RE00292B.
  3. João R. Vale; Rafael F. Gomes; Carlos A. M. Afonso; Nuno R. Candeias. "Functionalized Cyclopentenes via the Formal [4+1] Cycloaddition of Photogenerated Siloxycarbenes from Acyl Silanes". The Journal of Organic Chemistry (2022): https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.joc.2c00591.
  4. Andreia A. Rosatella; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Stereoselective Synthesis and Isolation of (±)-trans,trans-Cyclohexane-1,2,4,5-tetraol". AppliedChem 2 3 (2022): 142-148. https://doi.org/10.3390/appliedchem2030010.
  5. Teresa Esteves; Flávio A. Ferreira; Ana Teresa Mota; Ángel Sánchez-González; Adrià Gil; Késsia H. S. Andrade; Carlos A. M. Afonso; Frederico Castelo Ferreira. "Greener Strategy for Lupanine Purification from Lupin Bean Wastewaters Using a Molecularly Imprinted Polymer". ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2022): https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.2c02053.
  6. Andreia A. Rosatella; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "One-Pot Transformation of Salicylaldehydes to Spiroepoxydienones via the Adler–Becker Reaction in a Continuous Flow". ACS Omega 7 14 (2022): 11570-11577. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.1c05559.
  7. Lídia A. S. Cavaca; Rafael F. A. Gomes; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Preparation of Thioaminals in Water". Molecules (2022): https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules27051673.
  8. Rafael F. A. Gomes; Joao M. J. M. Ravasco; Késsia H. S. Andrade; Jaime A. S. Coelho; Rui Moreira; Rafael Oliveira; Fátima Nogueira; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Tandem Thio-Michael Addition/Remote Lactone Activation of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural-Derived d-Lactone-Fused Cyclopentenones". ChemSusChem (2022): https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.202102204.
  9. Marina Ciriani; Rudi Oliveira; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Semi-continuous and continuous processes for enantiomeric separation". Green Chemistry (2022): https://doi.org/10.1039/D1GC03668H.
  10. Rafael F. A. Gomes; Lídia A. S. Cavaca; João M. Gonçalves; Ruben Ramos; Andreia F. Peixoto; Blanca I. Arias-Serrano; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Silica-Supported Copper for the Preparation of trans-4,5-Diamino-Cyclopent-2-Enones under Continuous Flow Conditions". ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering (2021): https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c00884.
  11. Sara R. Oliveira; Pedro A. Dionísio; Maria M. Gaspar; Maria B. T. Ferreira; Catarina A. B. Rodrigues; Rita G. Pereira; Mónica S. Estevão; et al. "Discovery of a Necroptosis Inhibitor Improving Dopaminergic Neuronal Loss after MPTP Exposure in Mice". International Journal of Molecular Sciences (2021): https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22105289.
  12. Milene Fortunato; Filipa Siopa; Carlos Afonso. "(1R,4S,5S)-5-((3-Hydroxypropyl)amino)-4-((1-methyl-1H-tetrazol-5-yl)thio)cyclopent-2-en-1-ol". Molbank 2021 2 (2021): M1199-M1199. https://doi.org/10.3390/M1199.
  13. Rui Cordeiro; Maria J. Beira; Carlos Cruz; João L. Figueirinhas; Marta C. Corvo; Pedro L. Almeida; Andreia A. Rosatella; et al. "Tuning the 1H NMR Paramagnetic Relaxation Enhancement and Local Order of [Aliquat]+-Based Systems Mixed with DMSO". International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22 2 (2021): 706-706. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22020706.
  14. Esteves, Teresa; Mota, Ana Teresa; Barbeitos, Catarina; Andrade, Késsia; Afonso, Carlos A.M.; Ferreira, Frederico Castelo. "A study on lupin beans process wastewater nanofiltration treatment and lupanine recovery". Journal of Cleaner Production 277 (2020): 123349. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.123349.
    Published • 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.123349
  15. Oliveira, João A.C.; Kiala, Gredy; Siopa, Filipa; Bernard, Aurélie; Gontard, Geoffrey; Oble, Julie; Afonso, Carlos A.M.; Poli, Giovanni. "Palladium-catalyzed allylic substitution between C-based nucleophiles and 6-azabicyclo[3.1.0]-hex-3-en-2-oxy derivatives: A new selectivity paradigm". Tetrahedron 76 51 (2020): 131182. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2020.131182.
    Published • 10.1016/j.tet.2020.131182
  16. Anisha Viswanathan; Aliyu Musa; Akshaya Murugesan; João R. Vale; Carlos A. M. Afonso; Saravanan Konda Mani; Olli Yli-Harja; Nuno R. Candeias; Meenakshisundaram Kandhavelu. "Erratum: Viswanathan, A., et al. Battling Glioblastoma: A Novel Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor with Multi-Dimensional Anti-Tumor Effect (Running Title: Cancer Cells Death Signalling Activation). Cells 2019, 8, 1624". Cells 9 12 (2020): 2631-2631. https://doi.org/10.3390/cells9122631.
  17. Celso Martins; Diego O. Hartmann; Adélia Varela; Jaime A. S. Coelho; Pedro Lamosa; Carlos A. M. Afonso; Cristina Silva Pereira. "Securing a furan-based biorefinery: disclosing the genetic basis of the degradation of hydroxymethylfurfural and its derivatives in the model fungus Aspergillus nidulans". Microbial Biotechnology 13 6 (2020): 1983-1996. https://doi.org/10.1111/1751-7915.13649.
  18. Garcia, Catarina; Isca, Vera M. S.; Pereira, Filipe; Monteiro, Carlos M.; Ntungwe, Epole; Sousa, Francisco; Dinic, Jelena; et al. "Royleanone Derivatives From Plectranthus spp. as a Novel Class of P-Glycoprotein Inhibitors". Frontiers in Pharmacology 11 (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2020.557789.
    Published • 10.3389/fphar.2020.557789
  19. Martins, C.F.; Neves, L.A.; Chagas, R.; Ferreira, L.M.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Crespo, J.G.; Coelhoso, I.M.. "CO2 removal from anaesthesia circuits using gas-ionic liquid membrane contactors". Separation and Purification Technology 250 (2020): 116983. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2020.116983.
    Published • 10.1016/j.seppur.2020.116983
  20. Ferreira, Inês C.; Araújo, Diana; Voisin, Pierre; Alves, Vítor D.; Rosatella, Andreia A.; Afonso, Carlos A.M.; Freitas, Filomena; Neves, Luísa A.. "Chitin-glucan complex – Based biopolymeric structures using biocompatible ionic liquids". Carbohydrate Polymers 247 (2020): 116679. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2020.116679.
    Published • 10.1016/j.carbpol.2020.116679
  21. Barbosa, Sandro L.; de Freitas, Milton S.; dos Santos, Wallans T. P.; Nelson, David Lee; de Freitas Marques, Maria Betânia; Klein, Stanlei I.; Clososki, Giuliano C.; et al. "Preparation of activated charcoal from Acrocomia aculeata for purification of pretreated crude glycerol". Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13399-020-00745-7.
    Published • 10.1007/s13399-020-00745-7
  22. Vera M. S. Isca; Milan Sencanski; Nenad Filipovic; Daniel J. V. A. Dos Santos; Ana Cipak Gašparovic; Lucília Saraíva; Carlos A. M. Afonso; Patrícia Rijo; Alfonso T. García-Sosa. "Activity to Breast Cancer Cell Lines of Different Malignancy and Predicted Interaction with Protein Kinase C Isoforms of Royleanones". International Journal of Molecular Sciences (2020): https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21103671.
  23. Parmaki, Stella; Tsipa, Argyro; Vasquez, Marlen I.; Gonçalves, João M. J.; Hadjiadamou, Ioanna; Ferreira, Frederico C.; Afonso, Carlos A. M.; Drouza, Chrysoulla; Koutinas, Michalis. "Resolution of alkaloid racemate: a novel microbial approach for the production of enantiopure lupanine via industrial wastewater valorization". Microbial Cell Factories 19 1 (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12934-020-01324-1.
    Published • 10.1186/s12934-020-01324-1
  24. Isca, Vera M. S.; Ferreira, Ricardo J.; Garcia, Catarina; Monteiro, Carlos M.; Dinic, Jelena; Holmstedt, Suvi; André, Vânia; et al. "Molecular Docking Studies of Royleanone Diterpenoids from Plectranthus spp. as P-Glycoprotein Inhibitors". ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters 11 5 (2020): 839-845. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsmedchemlett.9b00642.
    Published • 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.9b00642
  25. Juliana G. Pereira; João P. M. António; Ricardo Mendonça; Rafael F. A. Gomes; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Rediscovering aminal chemistry: copper(ii) catalysed formation under mild conditions". Green Chemistry (2020): https://doi.org/10.1039/D0GC01977A.
  26. Anisha Viswanathan; Aliyu Musa; Akshaya Murugesan; João R. Vale; Carlos A. M. Afonso; Saravanan Konda Mani; Olli Yli-Harja; Nuno R. Candeias; Meenakshisundaram Kandhavelu. "Battling Glioblastoma: A Novel Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor with Multi-Dimensional Anti-Tumor Effect (Running Title: Cancer Cells Death Signalling Activation)". Cells (2019): https://doi.org/10.3390/cells8121624.
  27. Oscar H. Pardo Cuervo; Svilen P. Simeonov; Andreia F. Peixoto; Margarita D. Popova; Hristina I. Lazarova; Gustavo P. Romanelli; José J. Martínez; Cristina Freire; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Efficient Continuous Production of the Biofuel Additive 5-( t- Butoxymethyl) Furfural from 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural". Energy Technology 7 11 (2019): 1900780-1900780. https://doi.org/10.1002/ente.201900780.
  28. João M. J. M. Ravasco; Carlos M. Monteiro; Filipa Siopa; Alexandre F. Trindade; Julie Oble; Giovanni Poli; Svilen P. Simeonov; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Creating Diversity from Biomass: A Tandem Bio/Metal-Catalysis towards Chemoselective Synthesis of Densely Substituted Furans". ChemSusChem (2019): https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201902051.
  29. Flávio Alves Ferreira; Teresa Esteves; Marta P. Carrasco; João Bandarra; Carlos A. M. Afonso; Frederico Castelo Ferreira. "Polybenzimidazole for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Purification: The Mometasone Furoate Case Study". Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (2019): https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.9b01285.
  30. Rafael F. A. Gomes; Jaime A. S. Coelho; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Direct Conversion of Activated 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural into d-Lactone-Fused Cyclopentenones". ChemSusChem (2019): https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201802537.
  31. Ravasco, J.M.J.M.; Coelho, J.A.S.; Trindade, A.F.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Synthesis and reactivity/stability study of double-functionalizable strained trans-cyclooctenes for tetrazine bioorthogonal reactions". Pure and Applied Chemistry (2019): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85066324606&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  32. Vale, J.R.; Valkonen, A.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Candeias, N.R.. "Synthesis of silacyclopent-2-en-4-ols: Via intramolecular [2 + 2] photocycloaddition of benzoyl(allyl)silanes". Organic Chemistry Frontiers 6 22 (2019): 3793-3798. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85074670207&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  33. João R. Vale; Arto Valkonen; Carlos A. M. Afonso; Nuno R. Candeias. "Synthesis of silacyclopent-2-en-4-ols via intramolecular [2 + 2] photocycloaddition of benzoyl(allyl)silanes". Organic Chemistry Frontiers (2019): https://doi.org/10.1039/C9QO01028A.
  34. Filipa Siopa; Raquel F. M. Frade; Ana Diniz; Joana M. Andrade; Marisa Nicolai; Ana Meirinhos; Susana D. Lucas; et al. "Acetylcholinesterase Choline-Based Ionic Liquid Inhibitors: In Vitro and in Silico Molecular Docking Studies". ACS Omega (2018): https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.8b02347.
  35. Nikolai Stanev; João C. M. Bordado; Carlos A. M. Afonso; Svilen P. Simeonov. "Solvent-Free Catalytic Self-Etherification of 5-Hydroxymethyl Furfural". ChemCatChem (2018): https://doi.org/10.1002/cctc.201801560.
  36. Filipa Siopa; Valérie-Anne Ramis Cladera; Carlos Alberto Mateus Afonso; Julie Oble; Giovanni Poli. "Ruthenium-Catalyzed C-H Arylation and Alkenylation of Furfural Imines with Boronates". European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2018 44 (2018): 6101-6106. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.201800767.
  37. Teresa Esteves; Ana I. Vicente; Flávio A. Ferreira; Carlos A.M. Afonso; Frederico Castelo Ferreira. "Mimicking DNA alkylation: Removing genotoxin impurities from API streams with a solvent stable polybenzimidazole-adenine polymer". Reactive and Functional Polymers 131 (2018): 258-265. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2018.07.019.
  38. Rafael F. A. Gomes; Nuno R. Esteves; Jaime A. S. Coelho; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Copper(II) Triflate As a Reusable Catalyst for the Synthesis of trans-4,5-Diamino-cyclopent-2-enones in Water". The Journal of Organic Chemistry 83 14 (2018): 7509-7513. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.joc.7b02931.
  39. Mário R.C. Soromenho; Filipa Siopa; Carlos A.M. Afonso; José M.S.S. Esperança. "Enhanced photoconversion of 1,2-bis(2-methyl-1-benzothiophene-3-yl)perfluorocyclopentene in ionic liquid solutions". Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 358 (2018): 44-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2018.03.002.
  40. Filipa Siopa; João P. M. António; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Flow-Assisted Synthesis of Bicyclic Aziridines via Photochemical Transformation of Pyridinium Salts". Organic Process Research & Development 22 4 (2018): 551-556. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.oprd.8b00036.
  41. Catarina A. B. Rodrigues; Iris Neto; Patricia Rijo; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Synthesizing a Berberine Derivative and Evaluating Antimicrobial Activity To Reinforce with Students the Potential Significance of Small Chemical Structure Changes for Biological Systems". Journal of Chemical Education 95 3 (2018): 492-495. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00458.
  42. João R. Vale; Tatu Rimpiläinen; Elina Sievänen; Kari Rissanen; Carlos A. M. Afonso; Nuno R. Candeias. "Pot-Economy Autooxidative Condensation of 2-Aryl-2-lithio-1,3-dithianes". The Journal of Organic Chemistry 83 4 (2018): 1948-1958. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.joc.7b02896.
  43. Subbiah Sowmiah; José M. S. S. Esperança; Luís P. N. Rebelo; Carlos A. M. Afonso. "Pyridinium salts: from synthesis to reactivity and applications". Organic Chemistry Frontiers (2018): https://doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00836H.
  44. Parmaki, S.; Vyrides, I.; Vasquez, M.I.; Hartman, V.; Zacharia, I.; Hadjiadamou, I.; Barbeitos, C.B.M.; et al. "Bioconversion of alkaloids to high-value chemicals: Comparative analysis of newly isolated lupanine degrading strains". Chemosphere 193 (2018): 50-59. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85033363305&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  45. Sowmiah, S.; Esperança, J.M.S.S.; Rebelo, L.P.N.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Pyridinium salts: From synthesis to reactivity and applications". Organic Chemistry Frontiers 5 3 (2018): 453-493. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85041374468&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  46. de França, A.D.S.; Silva, M.V.M.; Neves, R.V.; de Souza, S.P.; Leão, R.A.C.; Monteiro, C.M.; Rocha, Â.; Afonso, C.A.M.; de Souza, R.O.M.A.. "Studies on the dynamic resolution of Crizotinib intermediate". Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry 26 7 (2018): 1333-1337. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85027273548&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  47. Garcia, C.; Silva, C.O.; Monteiro, C.M.; Nicolai, M.; Viana, A.; Andrade, J.M.; Barasoain, I.; et al. "Anticancer properties of the abietane diterpene 6, 7-dehydroroyleanone obtained by optimized extraction". Future Medicinal Chemistry 10 10 (2018): 1177-1189. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85048107643&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  48. Maria Beira; Carla I. Daniel; Pedro L. Almeida; Marta C. Corvo; Andreia A. Rosatella; Carlos A. M. Afonso; Pedro J. Sebastião. "1H NMR Relaxometry and Diffusometry Study of Magnetic and Nonmagnetic Ionic Liquid-Based Solutions: Cosolvent and Temperature Effects". The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 121 51 (2017): 11472-11484. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b07929.
  49. Restolho, J.; Barroso, M.; Saramago, B.; Dias, M.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Response to the letter to the editor Reply to Restolho et al. “Contactless decontamination of hair samples: cannabinoids” by Moosmann and Auwärter". Drug Testing and Analysis 9 2 (2017): 290-292. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85010411121&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  50. Zupancic, E.; Curato, C.; Paisana, M.; Rodrigues, C.; Porat, Z.; Viana, A.S.; Afonso, C.A.M.; et al. "Rational design of nanoparticles towards targeting antigen-presenting cells and improved T cell priming". Journal of Controlled Release 258 (2017): 182-195. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85019758479&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  51. Vicente, A.I.; Esteves, T.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Ferreira, F.C.. "Solvent compatible polymer functionalization with adenine, a DNA base, for API degenotoxification: Preparation and characterization". Separation and Purification Technology 179 (2017): 438-448. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85013270531&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  52. Sintra, T.E.; Nasirpour, M.; Siopa, F.; Rosatella, A.A.; Gonçalves, F.; Coutinho, J.A.P.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Ventura, S.P.M.. "Ecotoxicological evaluation of magnetic ionic liquids". Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 143 (2017): 315-321. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85019664958&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  53. Restolho, J.; Barroso, M.; Saramago, B.; Dias, M.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Contactless decontamination of hair samples: cannabinoids". Drug Testing and Analysis 9 2 (2017): 282-288. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84963830541&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  54. Scapin, E.; Frizzo, C.P.; Rodrigues, L.V.; Zimmer, G.C.; Vaucher, R.A.; Sagrillo, M.R.; Giongo, J.L.; et al. "Synthesis, antimicrobial activity and cytotoxic investigation of novel trifluoromethylated tetrazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidines". Medicinal Chemistry Research 26 3 (2017): 640-649. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85009830284&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  55. Peixoto, D.; Figueiredo, M.; Gawande, M.B.; Corvo, M.C.; Vanhoenacker, G.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Ferreira, L.M.; Branco, P.S.. "Developments in the Reactivity of 2-Methylimidazolium Salts". Journal of Organic Chemistry 82 12 (2017): 6232-6241. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85020920835&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  56. Ravasco, J.M.J.M.; Coelho, J.A.S.; Simeonov, S.P.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Bifunctional Cr3+modified ion exchange resins as efficient reusable catalysts for the production and isolation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural from glucose". RSC Advances 7 13 (2017): 7555-7559. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85010657868&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  57. Estevão, M.S.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Synthesis of trans-4,5-diaminocyclopent-2-enones from furfural catalyzed by Er(III) immobilized on silica". Tetrahedron Letters 58 4 (2017): 302-304. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85007429447&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  58. Estevão, M.S.; Martins, R.J.V.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Synthesis of trans-4,5-Bis-dibenzylaminocyclopent-2-enone from Furfural Catalyzed by ErCl3·6H2O". Journal of Chemical Education 94 10 (2017): 1587-1589. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85031033638&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  186. Pina, F.; Parola, A.J.; Melo, M.J.; Laia, C.A.T.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Photochromism of 7-(N,N-diethylamino)-4'-hydroxyflavylium in a water-ionic liquid biphasic system". Chemical Communications 16 (2007): 1608-1610. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34249326548&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  187. Candeias, N.R.; Gois, P.M.P.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Rhodium (II) carbene C-H insertion in water and catalyst reuse,Inserção C-H de carbenóides de ródio em água e reutilização do catalisador". Quimica Nova 30 7 (2007): 1768-1772. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-40849100151&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  188. Viegas, R.M.C.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Crespo, J.G.; Coelhoso, I.M.. "Racemic resolution of propranolol in membrane contactors: Modelling and process optimisation". Journal of Membrane Science 305 1-2 (2007): 203-214. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34848890347&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  189. Viegas, R.M.C.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Crespo, J.G.; Coelhoso, I.M.. "Modelling of the enantio-selective extraction of propranolol in a biphasic system". Separation and Purification Technology 53 3 (2007): 224-234. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33846226110&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  190. Loureno, N.M.T.; Barreiros, S.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Enzymatic resolution of Indinavir precursor in ionic liquids with reuse of biocatalyst and media by product sublimation". Green Chemistry 9 7 (2007): 734-736. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34547318053&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  191. Lourenço, N.M.T.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "One-pot enzymatic resolution and separation of sec-alcohols based on ionic acylating agents". Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 46 43 (2007): 8178-8181. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-36049039802&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  192. Trindade, A.F.; Petrovski, Ž.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "New promoters for the molybdenum hexacarbonyl- mediated Pauson-Khand reaction". Arkivoc 2007 15 (2007): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34948848697&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  193. Gois, P.M.P.; Trindade, A.F.; Veiros, L.F.; André, V.; Duarte, M.T.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Caddick, S.; Cloke, F.G.N.. "Tuning the reactivity of dirhodium(II) complexes with axial N-heterocyclic carbene ligands: The arylation of aldehydes". Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 46 30 (2007): 5750-5753. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34547466704&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  194. Fortunato, R.; Branco, L.C.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Benavente, J.; Crespo, J.G.. "Electrical impedance spectroscopy characterisation of supported ionic liquid membranes". Journal of Membrane Science 270 1-2 (2006): 42-49. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-30944467478&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  195. Candeias, N.R.; Gois, P.M.P.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Rh(II)-catalyzed intramolecular C-H insertion of diazo substrates in water: Scope and limitations". Journal of Organic Chemistry 71 15 (2006): 5489-5497. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33746356562&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  196. Afonso, C.A.M.; Lourenço, N.M.T.; De Rosatella, A.A.. "Synthesis of 2,4,6-tri-substituted-1,3,5-triazines". Molecules 11 1 (2006): 81-102. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33644797421&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  197. Branco, L.C.; Gois, P.M.P.; Lourenço, N.M.T.; Kurteva, V.B.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Simple transformation of crystalline chiral natural anions to liquid medium and their use to induce chirality". Chemical Communications 22 (2006): 2371-2372. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33744903698&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  198. Pereira, J.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Asymmetric aldol reaction induced by chiral auxiliary". Journal of Chemical Education 83 9 (2006): 1333-1335. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33748278721&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  199. Kurteva, V.B.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "A direct intramolecular asymmetric catalytic aldol cyclodehydration of meso-3,4-disubstituted-1,6-dialdehydes". Tetrahedron 61 1 (2005): 267-273. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-9644257083&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  200. Kühn, F.E.; Zhao, J.; Abrantes, M.; Sun, W.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Branco, L.C.; Gonçalves, I.S.; Pillinger, M.; Romão, C.C.. "Catalytic olefin epoxidation with cyclopentadienyl-molybdenum complexes in room temperature ionic liquids". Tetrahedron Letters 46 1 (2005): 47-52. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-9944235034&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  201. Kurteva, V.B.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "A study on the intramolecular catalytic aldol cyclodehydration of 3,4-disubstituted 1,6-dialdehydes". Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 234 1-2 (2005): 159-167. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-18144428323&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  202. Santos, A.G.; Pereira, J.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Frenking, G.. "New chiral auxiliaries for dynamic kinetic resolution: From theory to experiment". Chemistry - A European Journal 11 1 (2005): 330-343. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-19944429372&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  203. Sousa, H.A.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Mota, J.P.B.; Crespo, J.G.. "Modelling the enantioselective hydrolysis of a meso-diester using pig liver esterase in a two-phase hollow fibre reactor". Chemical Engineering Research and Design 83 3 A (2005): 285-294. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-16344364178&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  204. P. Gois, P.M.; Candeias, N.R.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Preparation of enantioselective enriched a-(dialkoxyphosphoryl) lactams via intramolecular C-H insertion with chiral dirhodium(II) catalysts". Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 227 1-2 (2005): 17-24. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-11844283284&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  205. Serbanovic, A.; Branco, L.C.; Nunes Da Ponte, M.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Osmium catalyzed asymmetric dihydroxylation of methyl trans-cinnamate in ionic liquids, followed by supercritical CO2product recovery". Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 690 15 (2005): 3600-3608. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-22944435485&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  206. Izák, P.; Mateus, N.M.M.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Crespo, J.G.. "Enhanced esterification conversion in a room temperature ionic liquid by integrated water removal with pervaporation". Separation and Purification Technology 41 2 (2005): 141-145. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-10044235325&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  207. Branco, L.C.; Serbanovic, A.; Da Ponte, M.N.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Clean osmium-catalyzed asymmetric dihydroxylation of olefins in ionic liquids and supercritical CO2 product recovery". Chemical Communications 1 (2005): 107-109. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-12744278003&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  208. Fortunato, R.; González-Muñoz, M.J.; Kubasiewicz, M.; Luque, S.; Alvarez, J.R.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Coelhoso, I.M.; Crespo, J.G.. "Liquid membranes using ionic liquids: The influence of water on solute transport". Journal of Membrane Science 249 1-2 (2005): 153-162. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-13244255596&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  209. Candeias, N.R.; Gois, P.M.P.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Erratum: Rh(II) catalysed intramolecular C-H insertion of diazo substrates in water: A simple and efficient approach to catalyst reuse (Chemical Communication (2005) 391-393 DOI: 10.1039/b414233k)". Chemical Communications 9 (2005): 1225-1225. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-15444378696&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  210. Candeias, N.R.; Gois, P.M.P.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Rh(II) catalysed intramolecular C-H insertion of diazo substrates in water: A simple and efficient approach to catalyst reuse". Chemical Communications 3 (2005): 391-393. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-13244269838&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  211. Candeias, N.R.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Preparation of non-fused heterocycles in zeolites and mesoporous materials". Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 242 1-2 (2005): 195-217. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-27744477522&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  212. Norton Matos, M.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Batey, R.A.. "Synthesis of substituted pyrrolidines and piperidines from endocyclic enamine derivatives. Synthesis of (±)-laburnamine". Tetrahedron 61 5 (2005): 1221-1244. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-12344337506&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  213. Fortunato, R.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Benavente, J.; Rodriguez-Castellón, E.; Crespo, J.G.. "Stability of supported ionic liquid membranes as studied by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy". Journal of Membrane Science 256 1-2 (2005): 216-223. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-19444377066&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  214. Garcia, S.; Lourenço, N.M.T.; Lousa, D.; Sequeira, A.F.; Mimoso, P.; Cabral, J.M.S.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Barreiros, S.. "A comparative study of biocatalysis in non-conventional solvents: Ionic liquids, supercritical fluids and organic media". Green Chemistry 6 9 (2004): 466-470. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-8144227149&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  215. Branco, L.C.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Ionic liquids as a convenient new medium for the catalytic asymmetric dihydroxylation of olefins using a recoverable and reusable osmium/ligand". Journal of Organic Chemistry 69 13 (2004): 4381-4389. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-3042778915&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  216. Cabrita, E.J.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Santos, A.G.. "Imide-amide rearrangement of oxazaphosphorimidates: Studies towards the application to the synthesis of chiral Lewis bases". Tetrahedron 60 51 (2004): 11933-11949. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-8444241847&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  217. Afonso, C.A.M.; Crespo, J.G.. "Recent advances in chiral resolution through membrane-based approaches". Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 43 40 (2004): 5293-5295. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-7244236529&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  218. Kurteva, V.B.; Santos, A.G.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Microwave accelerated facile synthesis of fused polynuclear hydrocarbons in dry media by intramolecular Friedel-Crafts alkylation". Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry 2 4 (2004): 514-523. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-1342281358&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  219. Rosa, J.N.; Santos, A.G.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Enantioselective addition of alkynes to imines in ionic liquids". Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 214 1 (2004): 161-165. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-1842789942&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  220. Vidinha, P.; Harper, N.; Micaelo, N.M.; Lourenco, N.M.T.; Gomes Da Silva, M.D.R.; Cabral, J.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Soares, C.M.; Barreiros, S.. "Effect of Immobilization Support, Water Activity, and Enzyme Ionization State on Cutinase Activity and Enantioselectivity in Organic Media". Biotechnology and Bioengineering 85 4 (2004): 442-449. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0442278161&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  221. Piçarra, S.; Relógio, P.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Martinho, J.M.G.; Farinha, J.P.S.. "Erratum: Coil-Globule Transition of Poly(Dimethylacrylamide): Fluorescence and Light Scattering Study (Macromolecules (October 21, 2003) 36:21 (8119-8129))". Macromolecules 37 4 (2004): 1670-1670. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-12144288414&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  222. Valente, A.A.; Petrovski, Z.; Branco, L.C.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Pillinger, M.; Lopes, A.D.; Romão, C.C.; Nunes, C.D.; Gonçalves, I.S.. "Epoxidation of cyclooctene catalyzed by dioxomolybdenum(VI) complexes in ionic liquids". Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 218 1 (2004): 5-11. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-2642526156&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  223. Fernandez, D.; Parola, A.J.; Branco, L.C.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Pina, F.. "Thermal and photochemical properties of 4'-hydroxyflavylium in water-ionic liquid biphasic systems". Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 168 3 (2004): 185-189. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-7044222484&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  224. Gois, P.M.P.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Stereo- and regiocontrol in the formation of lactams by rhodium-carbenoid C-H insertion of a-diazoacetamides". European Journal of Organic Chemistry 18 (2004): 3773-3788. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-4644305885&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  225. Kurteva, V.B.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Solvent-free synthesis of melamines under microwave irradiation". Green Chemistry 6 3 (2004): 183-187. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-1642526384&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  226. Pina, F.; Lima, J.C.; Parola, A.J.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Thermal and photochemical properties of 4',7-dihydroxyflavylium in water-ionic liquid biphasic systems: A write-read-erase molecular switch". Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 43 12 (2004): 1525-1527. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-4544369391&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  227. Fortunato, R.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Reis, M.A.M.; Crespo, J.G.. "Supported liquid membranes using ionic liquids: Study of stability and transport mechanisms". Journal of Membrane Science 242 1-2 (2004): 197-209. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-7444263388&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  228. Norton Matos, M.R.P.; Gois, P.M.P.; Mata, M.L.E.N.; Cabrita, E.J.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Studies on the preparation of 4-ethoxyalkyliden and 4-aminoalkyliden-5(4H)-oxazolones". Synthetic Communications 33 8 (2003): 1285-1299. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0037628620&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  229. Fortunato, R.; Afonso, C.A.; Crespo, J.G.; Reis, M.A.. "Organomercurial removal from vaccine production wastewaters in a supported liquid membrane bioreactor.". Communications in agricultural and applied biological sciences 68 2 Pt A (2003): 41-46. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-4043089784&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  230. Mateus, N.M.M.; Branco, L.C.; Lourenço, N.M.T.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Synthesis and properties of tetra-alkyl-dimethylguanidinium salts as a potential new generation of ionic liquids". Green Chemistry 5 3 (2003): 347-352. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0037525422&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  231. Sousa, H.A.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Mota, J.P.B.; Crespo, J.G.. "Enantioselective Hydrolysis of a meso-Diester Using Pig Liver Esterase in a Two-Phase Stirred Tank Reactor". Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 42 22 (2003): 5516-5525. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0142214699&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  232. Gois, P.M.P.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Dirhodium(II)-catalysed C-H insertion on a-diazo-a-phosphono-acetamides in an ionic liquid". Tetrahedron Letters 44 35 (2003): 6571-6573. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0043172281&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  233. Lourenço, N.M.T.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Ionic liquid as an efficient promoting medium for two-phase nucleophilic displacement reactions". Tetrahedron 59 6 (2003): 789-794. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0037415491&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  234. Moura Ramos, J.J.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Branco, L.C.. "Glass transition relaxation and fragility in two room temperature ionic liquids". Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 71 2 (2003): 659-666. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0037288757&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  235. Afonso, C.A.M.; Santhakumar, V.; Lough, A.; Batey, R.A.. "An Expedient Synthesis of Cationic Rhodamine Fluorescent Probes Suitable for Conjugation to Amino Acids and Peptides". Synthesis 17 (2003): 2647-2654. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0346753437&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  236. Gois, P.M.P.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Regio- and stereoselective dirhodium(II)-catalysed intramolecular C-H insertion reactions of a-diazo-a-(dialkoxyphosphoryl)acetamides and -acetates". European Journal of Organic Chemistry 19 (2003): 3798-3810. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0141925976&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  237. Piçarra, S.; Relógio, P.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Martinho, J.M.G.; Farinha, J.P.S.. "Coil-Globule Transition of Poly(Dimethylacrylamide): Fluorescence and Light Scattering Study". Macromolecules 36 21 (2003): 8119-8129. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0346047610&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  238. Branco, L.C.; Crespo, J.G.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Studies on the selective transport of organic compounds by using ionic liquids as novel supported liquid membranes". Chemistry - A European Journal 8 17 (2002): 3865-3871. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0037009094&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  239. Branco, L.C.; Rosa, J.N.; Moura Ramos, J.J.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Preparation and characterization of new room temperature ionic liquids". Chemistry - A European Journal 8 16 (2002): 3671-3677. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0037119330&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  240. Afonso, C.A.M.; Farinha, J.P.S.. "Synthesis of 4-aryl-butylamine fluorescent probes". Journal of Chemical Research - Part S 11 (2002): 584-586. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0036866045&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  241. Branco, L.C.; Crespo, J.G.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Highly selective transport of organic compounds by using supported liquid membranes based on ionic liquids". Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 41 15 (2002): 2771-2773. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0037008606&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  242. Branco, L.C.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Catalytic asymmetric dihydroxylation of olefins using a recoverable and reusable OsO42- in ionic liquid [bmim][PF6]". Chemical Communications 8 24 (2002): 3036-3037. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0036923083&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  243. Cabrita, E.J.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Gil De Oliveira Santos, A.. "Imide-amide rearrangement of cyclic phosphorimidates: A mechanistic study". Chemistry - A European Journal 7 7 (2001): 1455-1467. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0035312949&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  244. Branco, L.C.; Afonso, C.A.M.. "Ionic liquids as recyclable reaction media for the tetrahydropyranylation of alcohols". Tetrahedron 57 20 (2001): 4405-4410. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0035858618&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  245. Rosa, J.N.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Santos, A.G.. "Ionic liquids as a recyclable reaction medium for the Baylis-Hillman reaction". Tetrahedron 57 19 (2001): 4189-4193. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0035821357&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  246. Schäfer, T.; Rodrigues, C.M.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Crespo, J.G.. "Selective recovery of solutes from ionic liquids by pervaporation—a novel approach for purification and green processing". Chemical Communications 1 17 (2001): 1622-1623. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0035823321&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  247. Gil Santos, A.; Candeias, S.X.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Jenkins, K.; Caddick, S.; Treweeke, N.R.; Pardoe, D.. "Rationalising diastereoselection in the dynamic kinetic resolution of a-haloacyl imidazolidinones: A theoretical approach". Tetrahedron 57 30 (2001): 6607-6614. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0035939150&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  248. Sousa, H.A.; Rodrigues, C.; Klein, E.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Crespo, J.G.. "Immobilisation of pig liver esterase in hollow fibre membranes". Enzyme and Microbial Technology 29 10 (2001): 625-634. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0035814325&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  249. Candeias, S.X.; Jenkins, K.; Ribeiro, A.S.C.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Caddick, S.. "A practical method for the acylation of 2-imidazolidinone and 2-oxazolidinone chiral auxiliaries with 2-bromoacyl halides". Synthetic Communications 31 21 (2001): 3241-3254. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0034815665&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  250. Caddick, S.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Candeias, S.X.; Hitchcock, P.B.; Jenkins, K.; Murtagh, L.; Pardoe, D.; et al. "Synthesis of a-amino esters by dynamic kinetic resolution of a-haloacyl imidazolidinones". Tetrahedron 57 30 (2001): 6589-6605. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-17844393636&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  251. Norton Matos, M.R.P.; Afonso, C.A.M.; Batey, R.A.. "Synthesis of 3-aminopyrrolidines and piperidines from endocyclic enamine derivatives". Tetrahedron Letters 42 40 (2001): 7007-7010. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0035479540&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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2016 Prémios Científico Universidade de Lisboa / Caixa Geral de Depósitos 2016; Área de Química, Engenharia Química, Engenharia Farmacêutica.
Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
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Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
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