Papers in International Journals


2014

185. "NHC catalysed direct addition of HMF to diazo compounds: synthesis of acyl hydrazones with antitumor activity"; Antonio, J. P. M.; Frade, R. F. M.; Santos, F. M. F.; Coelho, J. A. S.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Gois, P. M. P.; Trindade, A. F.; Rsc Advances, 2014, 4, 29352-29356.

184. "Trienamines derived from 5-substituted furfurals: remote epsilon-functionalization of 2,4-dienals"; Coelho, J. A. S.; Trindade, A. F.; Andre, V.; Teresa Duarte, M.; Veiros, L. F.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2014, 12, 9324-9328.

183. "Integrated desulfurization of diesel by combination of metal-free oxidation and product removal by molecularly imprinted polymers"; Ferreira, J. P.; Viveiros, R.; Loureno, A.; da Silva, M. S.; Rosatella, A.; Casimiro, T.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Rsc Advances, 2014, 4, 54948-54952.

182. "An emerging platform from renewable resources: selection guidelines for human exposure of furfural-related compounds"; Frade, R. F. M.; Coelho, J. A. S.; Simeonov, S. P.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Toxicology Research, 2014, 3, 311-314.

181. "Supported acid-catalyzed flash vacuum thermolysis on the valorisation of labdanum resin"; Frija, L. M. T.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Biomass & Bioenergy, 2014, 71, 363-369.

180. "Isolation, analytical quantification and seasonal variation of labdanolic acid from the Portuguese-grown Cistus ladaniferus"; Martins, A. N. C.; Simeonov, S. P.; Frija, L. M. T.; Viveiros, R.; Lourenco, A.; da Silva, M. S.; Casimiro, T.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Industrial Crops and Products, 2014, 60, 226-232.

179. "Synthesis and characterization of Magnetic Ionic Liquids (MILs) for CO2 separation"; Santos, E.; Albo, J.; Rosatella, A.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Irabien, A.; Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2014, 89, 866-871.

178. "Hydraulic pressures generated in Magnetic Ionic Liquids by paramagnetic fluid/air interfaces inside of uniform tangential magnetic fields"; Scovazzo, P.; Portugal, C. A. M.; Rosatella, A. A.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Crespo, J. G.; Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2014, 428, 16-23.

177. "Sustainable design for environment-friendly mono and dicationic cholinium-based ionic liquids"; Silva, F. A. e.; Siopa, F.; Figueiredo, B. F. H. T.; Goncalves, A. M. M.; Pereira, J. L.; Goncalves, F.; Coutinho, J. A. P.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Ventura, S. P. M.; Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2014, 108, 302-310.

176. ""Click and go": simple and fast folic acid conjugation"; Trindade, A. F.; Frade, R. F. M.; Macoas, E. M. S.; Graca, C.; Rodrigues, C. A. B.; Martinho, J. M. G.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2014, 12, 3181-3190.

2013

175. "Solubility of carbon dioxide in ammonium based CO2-induced ionic liquids"; Zakrzewska, M. E.; Rosatella, A. A.; Simeonov, S. P.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Najdanovic-Visak, V.; da Ponte, M. N.; Fluid Phase Equilibria, 2013, 354, 19-23.

174. "Solubility and phase behavior of binary systems containing salts based on transitional metals"; Zakrzewska, M. E.; Paninho, A. B.; Molho, M. F.; Nunes, A. V. M.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Rosatella, A. A.; Lopes, J. M.; Najdanovic-Visak, V.; Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 2013, 63, 123-127.

173. "Direct transformation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to the building blocks 2,5-dihydroxymethylfurfural (DHMF) and 5-hydroxymethyl furanoic acid (HMFA) via Cannizzaro reaction"; Subbiah, S.; Simeonov, S. P.; Esperanca, J. M. S. S.; Rebelo, L. P. N.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Green Chemistry, 2013, 15, 2849-2853.

172. "Protein stabilization with a dipeptide-mimic triazine-scaffolded synthetic affinity ligand"; Sousa, I. T.; Lourenco, N. M. T.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Taipa, M. A.; Journal of Molecular Recognition, 2013, 26, 104-112.

171. "Integrated Chemo-Enzymatic Production of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural from Glucose", Simeonov, S. P.; Coelho, J. A. S.; Afonso, C. A. M.;ChemSusChem, 2013, 6, 997-1000.

170. "Batch and Flow Synthesis of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) from Fructose as a Bioplatform Intermediate: An Experiment for the Organic or Analytical Laboratory"; Simeonov, S. P.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Journal of Chemical Education, 2013, 90, 1373-1375.

169. "Unsaturated oxazolones as nonlinear fluorophores"; Rodrigues, C. A. B.; Mariz, I. F. A.; Macoas, E. M. S.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Martinho, J. M. G.; Dyes and Pigments, 2013, 99, 642-652.

168. "Excited-State Proton Transfer of Fluorescein Anion as an Ionic Liquid Component", Rodrigues, C. A. B.; Graca, C.; Macoas, E.; Fedorov, A.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Martinho, J. M. G.; Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2013, 117, 14108-14114.

167. "Synthetic Survey and Activity of 2 '-deoxy-methanocarba Nucleosides", Guerra, K. P.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Current Organic Synthesis 2013, 10, 210-240.

166. "Synthesis of 2,4-bifunctionalised cyclopentenones from 2-furaldehyde", Nunes, J. P. M.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Caddick, S.; Rsc Advances, 2013, 3, 14975-14978.

165. "Short synthesis of the natural product 3 beta-hydroxy-labd-8(17)-en-15-oic acid via microbial transformation of labdanolic acid", Frija, L. M. T.; Garcia, H.; Rodrigues, C.; Martins, I.; Candeias, N. R.; Andre, V.; Duarte, M. T.; Pereira, C. S.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Phytochemistry Letters, 2013, 6, 165-169.

164. "Toxicological evaluation of magnetic ionic liquids in human cell lines", Frade, R. F. M.; Simeonov, S.; Rosatella, A. A.; Siopa, F.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Chemosphere, 2013, 92, 100-105.

163. "Magnetic ionic plastic crystal: choline FeCl4", de Pedro, I.; Garcia-Saiz, A.; Gonzalez, J.; Ruiz de Larramendi, I.; Rojo, T.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Simeonov, S. P.; Waerenborgh, J. C.; Blanco, J. A.; Ramajo, B.; Rodriguez Fernandez, J.; Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2013, 15, 12724-12733.

162. "Thermophysical and magnetic studies of two paramagnetic liquid salts: C(4)mim FeCl4 and P-66614 FeCl4", Cruz, M. M.; Borges, R. P.; Godinho, M.; Marques, C. S.; Langa, E.; Ribeiro, A. P. C.; Lourenco, M. J. V.; Santos, F. J. V.; Nieto de Castro, C. A.; Macatrao, M.; Tariq, M.; Esperanca, J. M. S. S.; Canongia Lopes, J. N.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Rebelo, L. P. N.; Fluid Phase Equilibria, 2013, 350, 43-50.

161. "N-Heterocyclic Carbene Dirhodium(II) Complexes as Catalysts for Allylic and Benzylic Oxidations", Coelho, J. A. S.; Trindade, A. F.; Wanke, R.; Rocha, B. G. M.; Veiros, L. F.; Gois, P. M. P.; Pombeiro, A. J. L.; Afonso, C. A. M.; European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2013, 1471-1478.

2012

160. "Intramolecular C-H insertion catalyzed by dirhodium(II) complexes using CO2 as the reaction media", Zakrzewska, Malgorzata E.; Cal, Pedro M. S. D.; Candeias, Nuno R.; Bogel-Lukasik, Rafal; Afonso, Carlos A. M.; Ponte, Manuel N.; Gois, Pedro M. P.; Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews, 2012, 5, 211.

159. "Asymmetric Intramolecular C-H Insertion of alpha-Diazoacetamides in Water by Dirhodium(II) Catalysts Derived from Natural Amino Acids.", Candeias, N. R.; Carias, C.; Gomes, L. F. R.; Andre, V.; Teresa Duarte, M.; Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis 2012, 354, 2921-2927.

158. "Two-photon absorption properties of push-pull oxazolones derivatives", Rodrigues, C. A. B.; Mariz, I. F. A.; Macoas, E. M. S.; Afonso, C. A. M. and Martinho, J. M. G., Dyes and Pigments, 2012, 95, 713-722.

157. "Electrospinning of Ion Jelly fibers", Pimenta, A. F. R.; Baptista, A. C.; Carvalho, T.; Brogueira, P.; Lourenco, N. M. T.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Barreiros, S.; Vidinha, P. and Borges, J. P., Materials Letters, 2012, 83, 161-164.

156. "Amberlyst (R)-15: a reusable heterogeneous catalyst for the dehydration of tertiary alcohols", Frija, L. M. T. and Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron, 2012, 68, 7414-7421.

155. "Viscosity Measurements of the Ionic Liquid Trihexyl(tetradecyl)phosphonium Dicyanamide [P-6,P-6,P-6,P-14][dca] Using the Vibrating Wire Technique", Diogo, J. C. F.; Caetano, F. P.; Fareleira, J. M. N. A.; Wakeham, W. A.; Afonso, C. A. M. and Marques, C. S., Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 2012, 57, 1015-1025.

154. "Understanding the Ion Jelly Conductivity Mechanism", Carvalho, T.; Augusto, V.; Bras, A. R.; Lourenco, N. M. T.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Barreiros, S.; Correia, N. T.; Vidinha, P.; Cabrita, E. J.; Dias, C. J.; Dionisio, M. and Roling, B., Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2012, 116, 2664-2676.

153. "Fine Tuning of Dirhodium(II) Complexes: Exploring the Axial Modification", Trindade, A. F.; Coelho, J. A. S.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Veiros, L. F. and Gois, P. M. P., Acs Catalysis, 2012, 2, 370-383.

152. "The influence of nanoparticle architecture on latex film formation and healing properties", Picarra, S.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Kurteva, V. B.; Fedorov, A.; Martinho, J. M. G. and Farinha, J. P. S., Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2012, 368, 21-33.

151. "Toxicity assessment of various ionic liquid families towards Vibrio fischeri marine bacteria", Ventura, S. P. M.; Marques, C. S.; Rosatella, A. A.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Goncalves, F. and Coutinho, J. A. P., Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2012, 76, 162-168.

150. "Supported Ionic Liquid Membranes for Removal of Dioxins from High-Temperature Vapor Streams", Kulkarni, P. S.; Neves, L. A.; Coelhoso, I. M.; Afonso, C. A. M. and Crespo, J. G., Environmental Science & Technology, 2012, 46, 462-468.

149. "An Integrated Approach for the Production and Isolation of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural from Carbohydrates", Svilen, P.; Coelho, J. A. S. and Afonso, C. A. M., Chemsuschem, 2012, 5, 1388-1391.

148. "Making expensive dirhodium(II) catalysts cheaper: Rh(II) recycling methods", Candeias, N. R.; Afonso, C. A. M. and Gois, P. M. P., Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2012, 10, 3357-3378.



2011

147. "Dissolution and Transformation of Carbohydrates in Ionic Liquids", Rosatella, A.A.; Frade, R. F. M. and Afonso, C. A. M., Current Organic Synthesis, 2011, 8, 840.

146. "Novel Malachite Green- and Rhodamine B-labeled cationic chain transfer agents for RAFT polymerization", Beija, M.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Farinha, J. P. S.; Charreyre, M-T.; Martinho, J. M. G, Polymer, 2011, 52, 5933.

145. "Chiral Guanidinium Ionic Liquids for Asymmetric Dihydroxylation of Olefins with Recycling of the Catalytic System by Supercritical CO(2)", Branco, L. C.; Serbanovic, A.; da Ponte, M. N.; Afonso, C. A. M., Acs Catalysis, 2011, 1, 1408.

144. "Isolation, Chemical, and Biotransformation Routes of Labdane-type Diterpenes", Frija, L. M. T.; Frade, R. F. M.; Afonso, C. A. M., Chemical Reviews, 2011, 111, 4418.

143. "Efficient Tandem Morita-Baylis-Hillman/Double Cross-Aldol Reaction between Cyclic Enones and Formaldehyde Promoted by N-Methylpyrrolidine", Guerra, K. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2011, 2372.

142. "An efficient and simple Morita-Baylis-Hillman reaction based on the N-methylpyrrolidine-Ba(OH)(2) catalytic system", Guerra, K. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron, 2011, 67, 2562.

141. "Effect of gelatin-ionic liquid functional polymers on glucose oxidase and horseradish peroxidase kinetics", Lourenco, N. M. T.; Osterreicher, J.; Vidinha, P.; Barreiros, S.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Cabral, J. M. S.; Fonseca, L. P., Reactive & Functional Polymers, 2011, 71, 489.

140. "Asymmetric synthesis of trans-4,5-dioxygenated cyclopentenone derivatives by organocatalyzed rearrangement of pyranones and enzymatic dynamic kinetic resolution", Nunes, J. P. M.; Veiros, L. F.; Vaz, P. D.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Caddick, S., Tetrahedron, 2011, 67, 2779.

139. "Water as efficient medium for mild decarbonylation of tertiary aldehydes", Rodrigues, C. A. B.; de Matos, M. N.; Guerreiro, B. M. H.; Goncalves, A. M. L.; Romao, C. C.; Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron Letters, 2011, 52, 2803.

138. "Bronsted Acid-Catalyzed Dihydroxylation of Olefins in Aqueous Medium", Rosatella, A. A.; Afonso, C. A. M., Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 2011, 353, 2920.

137. "Oxidation of Cyclohexene to trans-1,2-Cyclohexanediol Promoted by p-Toluenesulfonic Acid without Organic Solvents", Rosatella, A. A.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Branco, L. C., Journal of Chemical Education, 2011, 88, 1002.

136. "5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) as a building block platform: Biological properties, synthesis and synthetic applications", Rosatella, A. A.; Simeonov, S. P.; Frade, R. F. M.; Afonso, C. A. M., Green Chemistry, 2011, 13, 754.


2010

135"Interfacial Properties, Densities, and Contact Angles of Task Specific Ionic Liquids", Carrera, G. V. S. M.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Branco, L. C., Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 2010, 55, 609.

134. "Synthesis and properties of new functionalized guanidinium based ionic liquids as non-toxic versatile organic materials", Carrera, G. V. S. M.; Frade, R. F. M.; Aires-de-Sousa, J.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Branco, L. C., Tetrahedron, 2010, 66, 8785.

133. "Studies on the density, heat capacity, surface tension and infinite dilution diffusion with the ionic liquids [C(4)mim][NTf(2)], [C(4)mim][dca], [C(2)mim][EtOSO(3)] and [Aliquat][dca]", de Castro, C. A. N.; Langa, E.; Morais, A. L.; Lopes, M. L. M.; Lourenco, M. J. V.; Santos, F. J. V.; Santos, M. S. C. S.; Lopes, J. N. C.; Veiga, H. I. M.; Macatrao, M.; Esperanca, J. M. S. S.; Marques, C. S.; Rebelo, L. P. N.; Afonso, C. A. M., Fluid Phase Equilibria, 2010, 294, 157.

132. "Shear-induced lamellar ionic liquid-crystal foam", Ferreira, A. J.; Cruz, C.; Godinho, M. H.; Kulkarni, P. S.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Teixeira, P. I. C., Liquid Crystals, 2010, 37, 377.

131. "Impact of ionic liquids in environment and humans: An overview", Frade, R. F. M.; Afonso, C. A. M., Human & Experimental Toxicology, 2010, 29, 1038.

130. "New dirhodium complex with activity towards colorectal cancer", Frade, R. F. M.; Candeias, N. R.; Duarte, C. M. M.; Andre, V.; Duarte, M. T.; Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 2010, 20, 3413.

129. "Toxicological Evaluation of Ionic Liquids Effect of Ionic Liquids on Human Colon Carcinoma HT-29 and CaCo-2 Cell Lines", Frade, R. F. M.; Matias, A.; Branco, L. C.; Lourenco, N. M. T.; Rosa, J. N.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Duarte, C. M. M., Ionic Liquid Applications: Pharmaceuticals, Therapeutics, and Biotechnology, 2010, 1038, 135.

128. "Deep desulfurization of diesel fuel using ionic liquids: current status and future challenges", Kulkarni, P. S.; Afonso, C. A. M., Green Chemistry, 2010, 12, 1139.

127. "Selective extraction of natural products with benign solvents and recovery by organophilic pervaporation: fractionation of D-limonene from orange peels", Kulkarni, P. S.; Brazinha, C.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Crespo, J. G., Green Chemistry, 2010, 12, 1990.

126. "Ionic Acylating Agents for the Enzymatic Resolution of sec-Alcohols in Ionic Liquids", Lourenco, N. M. T.; Monteiro, C. M.; Afonso, C. A. M., European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2010, 6938.

125. "Fluorescence of fullerene C(70) in ionic liquids", Martins, S.; Fedorov, A.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Baleizao, C.; Berberan-Santos, M. N., Chemical Physics Letters, 2010, 497, 43.

124. "Enzymatic Resolution and Separation of Secondary Alcohols Based on Fatty Esters as Acylating Agents", Monteiro, C. M.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Lourenco, N. M. T., Journal of Chemical Education, 2010, 87, 423.

123. "Separation of secondary alcohols via enzymatic kinetic resolution using fatty esters as reusable acylating agents", Monteiro, C. M.; Lourenco, N. M. T.; Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron-Asymmetry, 2010, 21, 952.

122. "Short synthesis of methylenecyclopentenones by intermolecular Pauson-Khand reaction of allyl thiourea", Petrovski, Z.; Martins, B. M. R.; Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron Letters, 2010, 51, 3356.

121. "Melting behaviour of ionic salts in the presence of high pressure CO(2)", Serbanovic, A.; Petrovski, Z.; Manic, M.; Marques, C. S.; Carrera, G. V. S. M.; Branco, L. C.; Afonso, C. A. M.; da Ponte, M. N., Fluid Phase Equilibria, 2010, 294, 121.

120. "Asymmetric alkene epoxidation by Mn(III)salen catalyst in ionic liquids", Teixeira, J.; Silva, A. R.; Branco, L. C.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Freire, C., Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2010, 363, 3321.

119. "Selective arylation of aldehydes with di-rhodium(II)/NHC catalysts", Trindade, A. F.; Andre, V.; Duarte, M. T.; Veiros, L. F.; Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron, 2010, 66, 8494.

 

2009

118. "Synthesis and applications of Rhodamine derivatives as fluorescent probes", Beija, M.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Martinho, J. M. G., Chemical Society Reviews, 2009, 38, 2410.

117. "Developments in the Photochemistry of Diazo Compounds", Candeias, N. R.; Afonso, C. A. M., Current Organic Chemistry, 2009, 13, 763.

116. "More Sustainable Approaches for the Synthesis of N-Based Heterocycles", Candeias, N. R.; Branco, L. C.; Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Trindade, A. F., Chemical Reviews, 2009, 109, 2703.

115. "Water: A Suitable Medium for the Petasis Borono-Mannich Reaction", Candeias, N. R.; Veiros, L. F.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Gois, P. M. P., European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2009, 1859.

114. "New conducting biomaterial based on Ion Jelly (R) technology for development of a new generation of biosensors", Cordas, C. M.; Lourenco, N. M. T.; Vidinha, P.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Barreiros, S.; Fonseca, L. P.; Cabral, J. M. S., New Biotechnology, 2009, 25, S138.

113. "Toxicological evaluation on human colon carcinoma cell line (CaCo-2) of ionic liquids based on imidazolium, guanidinium, ammonium, phosphonium, pyridinium and pyrrolidinium cations", Frade, R. F. M.; Rosatella, A. A.; Marques, C. S.; Branco, L. C.; Kulkarni, P. S.; Mateus, N. M. M.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Duarte, C. M. M., Green Chemistry, 2009, 11, 1660.

112. "Cyclization of Diazoacetamides Catalyzed by N-Heterocyclic Carbene Dirhodium(II) Complexes", Gomes, L. F. R.; Trindade, A. F.; Candeias, N. R.; Veiros, L. F.; Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., Synthesis-Stuttgart, 2009, 3519.

111. "Bornyl acetate conversion enhancement by pervaporation in ionic liquid", Izak, P.; Hovorka, S.; Randova, A.; Bartovska, L.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Crespo, J. G., Planta Medica, 2009, 75, 1023.

110. "Synthesis of Cyclopentitols by Ring-Closing Approaches", Kurteva, V. B.; Afonso, C. A. M., Chemical Reviews, 2009, 109, 6809.

109. "Facilitated transport of CO(2) and SO(2) through Supported Ionic Liquid Membranes (SILMs)", Luis, P.; Neves, L. A.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Coelhoso, I. M.; Crespo, J. G.; Garea, A.; Irabien, A., Desalination, 2009, 245, 485.

108. "Asymmetric synthesis of functionalised cyclopentenones via organocatalysed rearrangement and enzymatic resolution of pyranones", Nunes, J. P. M.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Caddick, S., Tetrahedron Letters, 2009, 50, 3706.

107. "Studies on dissolution of carbohydrates in ionic liquids and extraction from aqueous phase", Rosatella, A. A.; Branco, L. C.; Afonso, C. A. M., Green Chemistry, 2009, 11, 1406.

106. "Recyclable Stereoselective Catalysts", Trindade, A. F.; Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., Chemical Reviews, 2009, 109, 418.

 

2008

105. "ORGN 298-Efficient ionic acylating agents for enzymatic resolution and separation of sec-alcohols in ionic liquids", Afonso, C. A. M.; Lourenco, N. M. T.; Monteiro, C. M., Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2008, 236.

104. "Tetra-acetato-bis{[1,3-bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)imidazol-2-ylidene]rhodium(II)}(Rh-Rh)tetrahydrofuran tetrasolvate", Andre, V.; Duarte, M. T.; Trindade, A. F.; Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., Acta Crystallographica Section C-Crystal Structure Communications, 2008, 64, M345.

103. "Lipase catalysed mono and di-acylation of secondary alcohols with succinic anhydride in organic media and ionic liquids", Bogel-Lukasik, R.; Lourenco, N. M. T.; Vidinha, P.; da Silva, M. D. R. G.; Afonso, C. A. M.; da Ponte, M. N.; Barreiros, S., Green Chemistry, 2008, 10, 243.

102. "Ionic liquids as an efficient bulk membrane for the selective transport of organic compounds", Branco, L. C.; Crespo, J. G.; Afonso, C. A. M., Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry, 2008, 21, 718.

101. "Sharpless asymmetric dihydroxylation of olefins in water-surfactant media with recycling of the catalytic system by membrane nanofiltration", Branco, L. C.; Ferreira, F. C.; Santos, J. L.; Crespo, J. G.; Afonso, C. A. M., Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 2008, 350, 2086.

100. "C-H carbene insertion of alpha-diazo acetamides by photolysis in non-conventional media", Candeias, N. R.; Gois, P. M. P.; Veiros, L. F.; Afonso, C. A. M., Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2008, 73, 5926.

99. "Exploration of quantitative structure-property relationships (QSPR) for the design of new guanidinium ionic liquids", Carrera, G. V. S. M.; Branco, L. C.; Aires-De-Sousa, J.; Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron, 2008, 64, 2216.

98. "How foam-like is the shear-induced lamellar phase of an ionic liquid crystal?", Cruz, C.; Godinho, M. H.; Ferreira, A. J.; Kulkarni, P. S.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Teixeira, P. I. C., Philosophical Magazine Letters, 2008, 88, 741.

97. "ORGN 355-Effect of ionic liquids on human colon carcinoma cell lines", Frade, R. F. M.; Matias, A. A.; Branco, L. C.; Rosatella, A. D.; Rosa, J. N.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Duarte, C. M. M., Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2008, 236.

96. "Shear-induced lamellar phase of an ionic liquid crystal at room temperature", Godinho, M. H.; Cruz, C.; Teixeira, P. I. C.; Ferreira, A. J.; Costa, C.; Kulkarni, P. S.; Afonso, C. A. M., Liquid Crystals, 2008, 35, 103.

95. "Intramolecular C-H insertion using NHC-di-rhodium(II) complexes: the influence of axial coordination", Gomes, L. F. R.; Trindade, A. F.; Candeias, N. R.; Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron Letters, 2008, 49, 7372.

94. "Capture of Dioxins by ionic liquids", Kulkarni, P. S.; Branco, L. C.; Crespo, J. G.; Afonso, C. A. M., Environmental Science & Technology, 2008, 42, 2570.

93. "Dioxins sources and current remediation technologies - A review", Kulkarni, P. S.; Crespo, J. G.; Afonso, C. A. M., Environment International, 2008, 34, 139.

92. "Synthesis of Tris(N,N-dimethylthiocarbamoyl)-1,1,1-tris-(methylaminomethyl)ethane and its application as ligand for Pauson-Khand reaction", Petrovski, Z.; Romao, C. C.; Afonso, C. A. M., Synthetic Communications, 2008, 38, 2761.

91. "Axial coordination of NHC ligands on dirhodium(II) complexes: Generation of a new family of catalysts", Trindade, A. F.; Gois, P. M. P.; Veiros, L. F.; Andre, V.; Duarte, M. T.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Caddick, S.; Cloke, F. G. N., Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2008, 73, 4076.

90. "Ion jelly: a tailor-made conducting material for smart electrochemical devices", Vidinha, P.; Lourenco, N. M. T.; Pinheiro, C.; Bras, A. R.; Carvalho, T.; Santos-Silva, T.; Mukhopadhyay, A.; Romao, M. J.; Parola, J.; Dionisio, M.; Cabral, J. M. S.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Barreiros, S., Chemical Communications, 2008, 5842.

 

2007

89. "Efficient catalyst reuse by simple dissolution in non-conventional media", Afonso, C. A. M.; Branco, L. C.; Candeias, N. R.; Gois, P. M. P.; Lourenco, N. M. T.; Mateus, N. M. M.; Rosa, J. N., Chemical Communications, 2007, 2669.

88. "Rhodium (ii) carbene C-H insertion in water and catalyst reuse", Candeias, N. R.; Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., Quimica Nova, 2007, 30, 1768.

87. "Application of nanofiltration to re-use the sharpless asymmetric dihydroxylation catalytic system", Ferreira, F. C.; Branco, L. C.; Kaushal, K. V. A.; Crespo, J. G.; Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron-Asymmetry, 2007, 18, 1637.

86. "Effect of ionic liquids on human colon carcinoma HT-29 and CaCo-2 cell lines", Frade, R. F. M.; Matias, A.; Branco, L. C.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Duarte, C. M. M., Green Chemistry, 2007, 9, 873.

85. "Tuning the reactivity of dirhodium(II) complexes with axial N-heterocyclic carbene ligands: The arylation of aldehydes", Gois, P. M. P.; Trindade, A. F.; Veiros, L. F.; Andre, V.; Duarte, M. T.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Caddick, S.; Cloke, F. G. N., Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2007, 46, 5750.

84. "A comparative study on absorption and selectivity of organic vapors by using ionic liquids based on imidazolium, quaternary ammonium, and guanidinium cations", Kulkarni, P. S.; Branco, L. C.; Crespo, J. G.; Afonso, C. A. M., Chemistry-a European Journal, 2007, 13, 8470.

83. "Comparison of physicochemical properties of new ionic liquids based on imidazolium, quaternary ammonium, and guanidinium cations", Kulkarni, P. S.; Branco, L. C.; Crespo, J. G.; Nunes, M. C.; Raymundo, A.; Afonso, C. A. M., Chemistry-a European Journal, 2007, 13, 8478.

82. "One-pot enzymatic resolution and separation of sec-alcohols based on ionic acylating agents", Lourenco, N. M. T.; Afonso, C. A. M., Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2007, 46, 8178.

81. "Enzymatic resolution of Indinavir precursor in ionic liquids with reuse of biocatalyst and media by product sublimation", Lourenco, N. M. T.; Barreiros, S.; Afonso, C. A. M., Green Chemistry, 2007, 9, 734.

80. "Co-solvent effects in LLE of 1-hydroxyethyl-3-methylimidazolium based ionic liquids plus 2-propanol plus dichloromethane or 1,2-dichloroethane", Najdanovic-Visak, V.; Rodriguez, A.; Visak, Z. P.; Rosa, J. N.; Afonso, C. A. M.; da Ponte, M. N.; Rebelo, L. P. N., Fluid Phase Equilibria, 2007, 254, 35.

79. "Photochromism of 7-(N, N-diethylamino) 4 '-hydroxyflavylium in a water-ionic liquid biphasic system", Pina, F.; Parola, A. J.; Melo, M. J.; Laia, C. A. T.; Afonso, C. A. M., Chemical Communications, 2007, 1608.

78. "Organocatalyzed Asymmetric Michael Reaction in Ionic Liquids-Carbon Dioxide", Rosa, J. N.; Afonso, C. A. M., Ionic Liquids in Organic Synthesis, 2007, 950, 235.

77. "New promoters for the molybdenum hexacarbonyl-mediated Pauson-Khand reaction", Trindade, A. F.; Petrovski, Z.; Afonso, C. A. M., Arkivoc, 2007, 127.

76. "Modelling of the enantio-selective extraction of propranolol in a biphasic system", Viegas, R. M. C.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Crespo, J. G.; Coelhoso, I. M., Separation and Purification Technology, 2007, 53, 224.

75. "Racemic resolution of propranolol in membrane contactors: Modelling and process optimisation", Viegas, R. M. C.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Crespo, J. G.; Coelhoso, I. M., Journal of Membrane Science, 2007, 305, 203.

 

2006

74. "Synthesis of 2,4,6-tri-substituted-1,3,5-triazines", Afonso, C. A. M.; Lourenco, N. M. T.; Rosatella, A. D., Molecules, 2006, 11, 81.

73. "Simple transformation of crystalline chiral natural anions to liquid medium and their use to induce chirality", Branco, L. C.; Gois, P. M. P.; Lourenco, N. M. T.; Kurteva, V. B.; Afonso, C. A. M., Chemical Communications, 2006, 2371.

72. "Rh(II)-catalyzed intramolecular C-H insertion of diazo substrates in water: Scope and limitations", Candeias, N. R.; Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2006, 71, 5489.

71. "Electrical impedance spectroscopy characterisation of supported ionic liquid membranes", Fortunato, R.; Branco, L. C.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Benavente, J.; Crespo, J. G., Journal of Membrane Science, 2006, 270, 42.

70. "Liquid-Liquid behaviour of functionalized ionic liquids plus 2-Propanol plus Dickloromethane", Najanovic-Visak, V.; Rodriguez, A.; Visak, Z. P.; Rosa, J. N.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Da Ponte, M. N.; Rebelo, L. P., Chimica Oggi-Chemistry Today, 2006, 24, 19.

69. "Asymmetric aldol reaction induced by chiral auxiliary", Pereira, J.; Afonso, C. A. M., Journal of Chemical Education, 2006, 83, 1333.

 

2005

68. "Clean osmium-catalyzed asymmetric dihydroxylation of olefins in ionic liquids and supercritical CO2 product recovery", Branco, L. C.; Serbanovic, A.; da Ponte, M. N.; Afonso, C. A. M., Chemical Communications, 2005, 107.

67. "Preparation of non-fused heterocycles in zeolites and mesoporous materials", Candeias, N. R.; Afonso, C. A. M., Journal of Molecular Catalysis a-Chemical, 2005, 242, 195.

66. "Rh(II) catalysed intramolecular C-H insertion of diazo substrates in water: a simple and efficient approach to catalyst reuse", Candeias, N. R.; Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., Chemical Communications, 2005, 391.

65. "Rh(II) catalysed intramolecular C-H insertion of diazo substrates in water: a simple and efficient approach to catalyst reuse (pg 391, 2005)", Candeias, N. R.; Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., Chemical Communications, 2005, 1225.

64. "Stability of supported ionic liquid membranes as studied by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy", Fortunato, R.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Benavente, J.; Rodriguez-Castellon, E.; Crespo, J. G., Journal of Membrane Science, 2005, 256, 216.

63. "Liquid membranes using ionic liquids: the influence of water on solute transport", Fortunato, R.; Gonzalez-Munoz, M. J.; Kubasiewicz, M.; Luque, S.; Alvarez, J. R.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Coelhoso, I. M.; Crespo, J. G., Journal of Membrane Science, 2005, 249, 153.

62. "Preparation of enantioselective enriched alpha-(dialkoxyphosphoryl) lactams via intramolecular C-H insertion with chiral dirhodium(II) catalysts", Gois, P. M. P.; Candeias, N. R.; Afonso, C. A. M., Journal of Molecular Catalysis a-Chemical, 2005, 227, 17.

61. "Enhanced esterification conversion in a room temperature ionic liquid by integrated water removal with pervaporation", Izak, P.; Mateus, N. M. M.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Crespo, J. G., Separation and Purification Technology, 2005, 41, 141.

60. "Catalytic olefin epoxidation with cyclopentadienyl-molybdenum complexes in room temperature ionic liquids", Kuhn, F. E.; Zhao, J.; Abrantes, M.; Sun, W.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Branco, L. C.; Goncalves, I. S.; Pillinger, M.; Romao, C. C., Tetrahedron Letters, 2005, 46, 47.

59. "A direct intramolecular asymmetric catalytic aldol cyclodehydration of meso-3,4-disubstituted-1,6-dialdehydes", Kurteva, V. B.; Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron, 2005, 61, 267.

58. "A study on the intrarnolecular catalytic aldol cyclodehydration of 3,4-disubstituted 1,6-dialdehydes", Kurteva, V. B.; Afonso, C. A. M., Journal of Molecular Catalysis a-Chemical, 2005, 234, 159.

57. "Synthesis of substituted pyrrolidines and piperidines from endocyclic enamine derivatives. Synthesis of (+/-)-laburnamine", Matos, M. N.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Batey, R. A., Tetrahedron, 2005, 61, 1221.

56. "New chiral auxiliaries for dynamic kinetic resolution: From theory to experiment", Santos, A. G.; Pereira, J.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Frenking, G., Chemistry-a European Journal, 2005, 11, 330.

55. "Opportunities for membrane separation processes using ionic liquids", Schafer, T.; Branco, L. C.; Fortunato, R.; Izak, P.; Rodrigues, C. M.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Crespo, J. G., Ionic Liquids Iiib: Fundamentals, Progress, Challenges and Opportunities: Transformations and Processes, 2005, 902, 97.

54. "Osmium catalyzed asymmetric dihydroxylation of methyl trans-cinnamate in ionic liquids, followed by supercritical CO(2) product recovery", Serbanovic, A.; Branco, L. C.; da Ponte, M. N.; Afonso, C. A. M., Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2005, 690, 3600.

53. "Modelling the enantioselective hydrolysis of a meso-diester using pig liver esterase in a two-phase hollow fibre reactor", Sousa, H. A.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Mota, J. P. B.; Crespo, J. G., Chemical Engineering Research & Design, 2005, 83, 285.

 

2004

52. "Development of new ionic liquids and their use in asymmetric catalysis", Afonso, C. A. M., Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2004, 228, U118.

51. "Recent advances in chiral resolution through membrane-based approaches", Afonso, C. A. M.; Crespo, J. G., Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2004, 43, 5293.

50. "Ionic liquids as a convenient new medium for the catalytic asymmetric dihydroxylation of olefins using a recoverable and reusable osmium/ligand", Branco, L. C.; Afonso, C. A. M., Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2004, 69, 4381.

49. "Imide-amide rearrangement of oxazaphosphorimidates: studies towards the application to the synthesis of chiral Lewis bases", Cabrita, E. J.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Santos, A. G., Tetrahedron, 2004, 60, 11933.

48. "Thermal and photochemical properties of 4 '-hydroxyflavylium in water-ionic liquid biphasic systems", Fernandez, D.; Parola, A. J.; Branco, L. C.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Pina, F., Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology a-Chemistry, 2004, 168, 185.

47. "Supported liquid membranes using ionic liquids: study of stability and transport mechanisms", Fortunato, R.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Reis, M. A. M.; Crespo, J. G., Journal of Membrane Science, 2004, 242, 197.

46. "A comparative study of biocatalysis in non-conventional solvents: Ionic liquids, supercritical fluids and organic media", Garcia, S.; Lourenco, N. M. T.; Lousa, D.; Sequeira, A. F.; Mimoso, P.; Cabral, J. M. S.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Barreiros, S., Green Chemistry, 2004, 6, 466.

45. "Stereo- and regiocontrol in the formation of lactams by rhodium-carbenoid C-H insertion of alpha-diazoacetamides", Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2004, 3773.

44. "Solvent-free synthesis of melamines under microwave irradiation", Kurteva, V. B.; Afonso, C. A. M., Green Chemistry, 2004, 6, 183.

43. "Microwave accelerated facile synthesis of fused polynuclear hydrocarbons in dry media by intramolecular Friedel-Crafts alkylation", Kurteva, V. B.; Santos, A. G.; Afonso, C. A. M., Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2004, 2, 514.

42. "Coil-globule transition of poly(dimethylacrylamide): Fluorescence and light scattering study. (vol 36, pg 8119, 2003)", Picarra, S.; Relogio, P.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Martinho, J. M. G.; Farinha, J. P. S., Macromolecules, 2004, 37, 1670.

41. "Thermal and photochemical properties of 4 ',7-dihydroxyflavylium in water-ionic liquid biphasic systems: A write-read-erase molecular switch", Pina, F.; Lima, J. C.; Parola, A. J.; Afonso, C. A. M., Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2004, 43, 1525.

40. "Enantio selective addition of alkynes to imines in ionic liquids", Rosa, J. N.; Santos, A. G.; Afonso, C. A. M., Journal of Molecular Catalysis a-Chemical, 2004, 214, 161.

39. "Epoxidation of cyclooctene catalyzed by dioxomolybdenum(VI) complexes in ionic liquids", Valente, A. A.; Petrovski, Z.; Branco, L. C.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Pillinger, M.; Lopes, A. D.; Romao, C. C.; Nunes, C. D.; Goncalves, I. S., Journal of Molecular Catalysis a-Chemical, 2004, 218, 5.

38. "Effect of immobilization support, water activity, and enzyme ionization state on cutinase activity and enantioselectivity in organic media", Vidinha, P.; Harper, N.; Micaelo, N. M.; Lourengo, N. M. T.; da Silva, M. D. R. G.; Cabral, J. M. S.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Soares, C. M.; Barreiros, S., Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2004, 85, 442.

 

2003

37. "An expedient synthesis of cationic rhodamine fluorescent probes suitable for conjugation to amino acids and peptides", Afonso, C. A. M.; Santhakumar, V.; Lough, A.; Batey, R. A., Synthesis-Stuttgart, 2003, 2647.

36. "Opportunities for membrane processing using ionic liquids.", Crespo, J. G.; Schaefer, T.; Izak, P.; Fortunato, R.; Branco, L.; Afonso, C. A. M., Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2003, 226, U626.

35. "Regio- and stereoselective dirhodium(II)-catalysed intramolecular C-H insertion reactions of alpha-diazo-alpha-(dialkoxyphosphoryl)acetamides and -acetates", Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2003, 3798.

34. "Dirhodium(II)-catalysed C-H insertion on alpha-diazo-alpha-phosphono-acetamides in an ionic liquid", Gois, P. M. P.; Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron Letters, 2003, 44, 6571.

33. "Ionic liquid as an efficient promoting medium for two-phase nucleophilic displacement reactions", Lourenco, N. M. T.; Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron, 2003, 59, 789.

32. "Synthesis and properties of tetra-alkyl-dimethylguanidinium salts as a potential new generation of ionic liquids", Mateus, N. M. M.; Branco, L. C.; Lourenco, N. M. T.; Afonso, C. A. M., Green Chemistry, 2003, 5, 347.

31. "Studies on the preparation of 4-ethoxyalkyliden and 4-aminoalkyliden-5(4H)-oxazolones", Matos, M. R. P. N.; Gois, P. M. P.; Mata, M. L. E. N.; Cabrita, E. J.; Afonso, C. A. M., Synthetic Communications, 2003, 33, 1285.

30. "Coil-globule transition of poly(dimethylacrylamide): Fluorescence and light scattering study", Picarra, S.; Relogio, P.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Martinho, J. M. G.; Farinha, J. P. S., Macromolecules, 2003, 36, 8119.

29. "Glass transition relaxation and fragility in two room temperature ionic liquids", Ramos, J. J. M.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Branco, L. C., Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2003, 71, 659.

28. "Enantioselective hydrolysis of a meso-diester using pig liver esterase in a two-phase stirred tank reactor", Sousa, H. A.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Mota, J. P. B.; Crespo, J. G., Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2003, 42, 5516.

 

2002

27. "Synthesis of 4-aryl-butylamine fluorescent probes", Afonso, C. A. M.; Farinha, J. P. S., Journal of Chemical Research, 2002, 584.

26. "Catalytic asymmetric dihydroxylation of olefins using a recoverable and reusable OsO42- in ionic liquid [bmim][PF6]", Branco, L. C.; Afonso, C. A. M., Chemical Communications, 2002, 3036.

25. "Highly selective transport of organic compounds by using supported liquid membranes based on ionic liquids", Branco, L. C.; Crespo, J. G.; Afonso, C. A. M., Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2002, 41, 2771.

24. "Studies on the selective transport of organic compounds by using ionic liquids as novel supported liquid membranes", Branco, L. C.; Crespo, J. G.; Afonso, C. A. M., Chemistry-a European Journal, 2002, 8, 3865.

23. "Preparation and characterization of new room temperature ionic liquids", Branco, L. C.; Rosa, J. N.; Ramos, J. J. M.; Afonso, C. A. M., Chemistry-a European Journal, 2002, 8, 3671.

 

2001

22. "Ionic liquids as recyclable reaction media for the tetrahydropyranylation of alcohols", Branco, L. C.; Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron, 2001, 57, 4405.

21. "Imide-amide rearrangement of cyclic phosphorimidates: A mechanistic study", Cabrita, E. J.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Santos, A. G. D., Chemistry-a European Journal, 2001, 7, 1455.

20. "Synthesis of alpha-amino esters by dynamic kinetic resolution of alpha-haloacyl imidazolidinones", Caddick, S.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Candeias, S. X.; Hitchcock, P. B.; Jenkins, K.; Murtagh, L.; Pardoe, D.; Santos, A. G.; Treweeke, N. R.; Weaving, R., Tetrahedron, 2001, 57, 6589.

19. "A practical method for the acylation of 2-imidazolidinone and 2-oxazolidinone chiral auxiliaries with 2-bromoacyl halides", Candeias, S. X.; Jenkins, K.; Ribeiro, A. S. C.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Caddick, S., Synthetic Communications, 2001, 31, 3241.

18. "Synthesis of 3-aminopyrrolidines and piperidines from endocyclic enamine derivatives", Matos, M. R. P. N.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Batey, R. A., Tetrahedron Letters, 2001, 42, 7007.

17. "Ionic liquids as a recyclable reaction medium for the Baylis-Hillman reaction", Rosa, J. N.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Santos, A. G., Tetrahedron, 2001, 57, 4189.

16. "Rationalising diastereoselection in the dynamic kinetic resolution of alpha-haloacyl imidazolidinones: a theoretical approach", Santos, A. G.; Candeias, S. X.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Jenkins, K.; Caddick, S.; Treweeke, N. R.; Pardoe, D., Tetrahedron, 2001, 57, 6607.

15. "Selective recovery of solutes from ionic liquids by pervaporation - a novel approach for purification and green processing", Schafer, T.; Rodrigues, C. M.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Crespo, J. G., Chemical Communications, 2001, 1622.

14. "Immobilisation of pig liver esterase in hollow fibre membranes", Sousa, H. A.; Rodrigues, C.; Klein, E.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Crespo, J. G., Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 2001, 29, 625.

 

2000 and older

13. "Observations on the use of triphenylphosphonium bromide as a mild and quantifiable source of hydrogen bromide for chemoselective ring opening of epoxides to bromohydrins", Afonso, C. A. M.; Vieira, N. M. L.; Motherwell, W. B., Synlett, 2000, 382.

12. "Kinetic study of the enantioselective hydrolysis of a meso-diester using Pig Liver Esterase", Sousa, H. A.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Crespo, J. G., Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2000, 75, 707.

11. "Asymmetric hydrolysis of a meso-diester using pig liver esterase immobilised in hollow fibre ultrafiltration membrane", Sousa, H. A.; Crespo, J. G.; Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron-Asymmetry, 2000, 11, 929.

10. "Stereoselective azide introduction during 1,2-sulfur migration in alpha-hydroxyalkyldithioacetals", Afonso, C. A. M.; Barros, M. T.; Maycock, C. D., Tetrahedron, 1999, 55, 801.

9. "Novel acid catalysed 1,4-addition-type ring-opening polymerisation of cyclic phosphorimidates", Cabrita, E. J.; Candeias, S. X.; Ramos, A. M.; Afonso, C. A. M.; Santos, A. G., Tetrahedron Letters, 1999, 40, 137.

8. "Synthesis of substituted pyrrolidines by sequential radical cyclization and N-acyliminium ion reactions", Matos, M. R. P. N.; Afonso, C. A. M.; McGarvey, T.; Lee, P.; Batey, R. A., Tetrahedron Letters, 1999, 40, 9189.

7. "Studies on the transformation of azido-group to N-(t-butoxycarbonyl)amino group via Staudinger reaction", Afonso, C. A. M., Synthetic Communications, 1998, 28, 261.

6. "Rationalising diastereoselection in the dynamic kinetic resolution of alpha-haloacyl imidazolidinones", Caddick, S.; Jenkins, K.; Treweeke, N.; Candeias, S. X.; Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron Letters, 1998, 39, 2203.

5. "Transformation of Azido-Group to N-(T-Butoxycarbonyl)Amino Group under Mild Conditions Via Staudinger Reaction", Afonso, C. A. M., Tetrahedron Letters, 1995, 36, 8857.

4. "Stereocontrolled Synthesis of the 4-Hydroxy-5-Methyl-2(3h)-Dihydrofuranone Isomers", Afonso, C. A. M.; Barros, M. T.; Godinho, L. S.; Maycock, C. D., Tetrahedron, 1993, 49, 4283.

3. "An Improved Method for the Generation of Organozinc Carbenoids and Its Application in Dicarbonyl Coupling Reactions", Afonso, C. A. M.; Motherwell, W. B.; Oshea, D. M.; Roberts, L. R., Tetrahedron Letters, 1992, 33, 3899.

2. "Observations on the Selective Deoxygenation of Epoxides to Olefins with Chlorotrimethylsilane and Zinc", Afonso, C. A. M.; Motherwell, W. B.; Roberts, L. R., Tetrahedron Letters, 1992, 33, 3367.

1. "Synthesis of 2,3-Dihydro-1,4-Dithiins and 2-Alkylidene-1,4-Dithianes by 1,2-Sulfur Migration in 2-(1-Hydroxyalkyl)-1,3-Dithiolanes", Afonso, C. A. M.; Barros, M. T.; Godinho, L. S.; Maycock, C. D., Synthesis-Stuttgar, 1991, 575.






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