• 884 Citations
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1989 …2019
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The field of research is the development of accurate, less time consuming, more efficient and reliable analytical methods, based on gas chromatography (GC), gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (quadrupole) GC/qMS, gas chromatography/time of flight mass spectrometry (GC/TOFMS), comprehensive gas chromatography (GCxGC/TOFMS), high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with refractive index, UV and diode array detection, identification and quantitation of organic compounds in complex matrices specially volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Several sample preparation methodologies are used such as liquid-liquid extraction (LLE), solid phase extraction (SPE) and solid phase micro-extraction (SPME). Special interest is devoted to analyse enantiomers by enantioselective GC (eGC) and eGCxGC/TOFMS. Synthesis and coating of new chiral stationary phases based on ionic liquids (ILs) for GC is now beeing developped. The main Achievements were: i) Characterization of the volatile fraction (VF) composition of wines, spirits and olive oils, establishing correlations with sensorial evaluations and electronic nose. GC x GC fingerprint patterns for variety identifications, determination of the turning points in the malolactic fermentation and aging processes. ii) Chemical characterization volatiles with potential biological activity, regarding insect behaviour in connection with host selection. iii) Monitoration of electroremediation procedures for the removal of toxic components from environmental compartments. iv) Analysis of pollutants, such as dioxins, PCBs, PAHs, pesticides, herbicides and their metabolites, in different environmental compartments (air, water, soils, sediments). v) Development of new stationary phases for enantio gas chromatography Integrates the Centro de Química Fina e Biotecnologia (CQFB), research line Analytical and Bioorganic Chemistry – Química Biorgânica e Analítica. CQFB integrates Laboratorio Associado REQUIMTE - Laboratório associado Química Verde - Tecnologias e Processos Limpos. REQUIMTE, is the most important Chemistry and Chemical Engineering network in Portugal, resulting from a partnership between CQFB (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) and CEQUP (Universidade do Porto).

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Research Output at NOVA 1989 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Electrophysiological and behavioural responses of the Eucalyptus weevil, Gonipterus platensis, to host plant volatiles

Branco, S., Mateus, E. P., Silva, M. D. R. G. D., Mendes, D., Rocha, S., Mendel, Z., Schütz, S. & Paiva, M. R., 15 Jan 2019, In : Journal Of Pest Science. 92, 1, p. 221-235 15 p.

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host plants
7 Citations (Scopus)

A magnetic controllable tool for the selective enrichment of dimethoate from olive oil samples: a responsive molecular imprinting-based approach

Garcia, R., Carreiro, E. P., Prates Ramalho, J. P., Mirão, J., Burke, A. J., Gomes da Silva, M. D. R., Freitas, A. M. C. & Cabrita, M. J., 15 Jul 2018, In : Food Chemistry. 254, p. 309-316 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

molecular imprinting
Molecular Imprinting
olive oil

Analysis of Alkylphenols and Phthalates in Vegetables Using SPME and Comprehensive Two-dimensional Gas Chromatography

Fernandez, M. A. M., Silva, M. D. R. G. D., Ribeiro, A. B., Andre, L. C. & Cardeal, Z. L., 1 Apr 2018, In : Current Chromatography. 5, 1, p. 65-71

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

An ancient winemaking technology: exploring the volatile composition of amphora wines

Martins, N., Garcia, R., Mendes, D., Costa Freitas, A. M., da Silva, M. G. & Cabrita, M. J., 1 Oct 2018, In : LWT. 96, p. 288-295 8 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

A photoswitchable “host-guest” approach for the selective enrichment of dimethoate from olive oil

Garcia, R., Carreiro, E. P., Prates Ramalho, J. P., Burke, A. J., Lima, J. C., Gomes da Silva, M. D. R., Costa Freitas, A. M. & Cabrita, M. J., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Analytica Chimica Acta.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Functional materials