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2019

Biosynthesis of mycobacterial methylmannose polysaccharides requires a unique 1-O-methyltransferase specific for 3-O-methylated mannosides

Ripoll-Rozada, J., Costa, M., Manso, J. A., Maranha, A., Miranda, V., Sequeira, A., Rita Ventura, M., Macedo-Ribeiro, S., Pereira, P. J. B. & Empadinhas, N., 15 Jan 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 3, p. 835-844 10 p.

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Synthesis and biological activity of a potent optically pure autoinducer-2 quorum sensing agonist

Ascenso, O. S., Torcato, I. M., Miguel, A. S., Marques, J. C., Xavier, K. B., Ventura, M. R. & Maycock, C. D., 1 Apr 2019, In : Bioorganic Chemistry. 85, p. 75-81 7 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of D-desthiobiotin-AI-2 as a novel chemical probe for autoinducer-2 quorum sensing receptors

Miranda, V., Torcato, I. M., Xavier, K. B. & Ventura, M. R., 1 Nov 2019, In : Bioorganic Chemistry. 92, 103200.

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The effect of new compounds in stabilizing downstream monoclonal antibody (mAb) process intermediates

Ramos, I., Lourenço, E. C., Ascenso, O. S., Maycock, C. D., Dasika, M., Dickson, M. L. & Ventura, M. R., 30 Jun 2019, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 565, p. 162-173 12 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

The structural characterization of a glucosylglycerate hydrolase provides insights into the molecular mechanism of mycobacterial recovery from nitrogen starvation

Cereija, T. B., Alarico, S., Lourenço, E. C., Manso, J. A., Ventura, M. R., Empadinhas, N., Macedo-Ribeiro, S. & Pereira, P. J. B., 1 Jul 2019, In : IUCrJ. 6, p. 572-585 14 p.

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Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

Brain uptake of hydroxytyrosol and its main circulating metabolites: Protective potential in neuronal cells

Lopez de las Hazas, M-C., Godinho-Pereira, J., Macia, A., Filipa Almeida, A., Rita Ventura, M., Motilva, M-J. & Santos, C. N., Jul 2018, In : Journal of Functional Foods. 46, p. 110-117

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Immobilization of UDP-Galactose on an Amphiphilic Resin

Bevan, J. G. M., Lourenço, E. C., Chaves-Ferreira, M., Rodrigues, J. A. & Rita Ventura, M., 21 Feb 2018, In : European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2018, 7, p. 908-914 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Syntheses of the plant auxin conjugate 2-O-(indole-3-acetyl)-myo-inositol IAInos

Silva, S., Ascenso, O. S., Lourenço, E. C., Archer, M., Maycock, C. D. & Ventura, M. R., 1 Jan 2018, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 16, 38, p. 6860-6864 5 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

Monofluoroalkylation and alkylation of alcohols using non-volatile reagents

Ascenso, O. S., Heggie, W., Ventura, M. R. & Maycock, C. D., 1 Jan 2017, In : Tetrahedron. 73, 8, p. 1165-1169 5 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Polyphenols journey through blood-brain barrier towards neuronal protection

Figueira, I., Garcia, G., Pimpão, R. C., Terrasso, A. P., Costa, I., Almeida, A. F., Tavares, L., Pais, T. F., Ventura, M. R., Filipe, A., McDougall, G. J., Stewart, D., Kim, K. S., Palmela, I., Brites, D., Brito, M. A., Santos, C. N. & Brito, C., 1 Dec 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 11456.

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46 Citations (Scopus)
6 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Cranberry (poly)phenol metabolites correlate with improvements in vascular function: A double-blind, randomized, controlled, dose-response, crossover study

Rodriguez-Mateos, A., Feliciano, R. P., Boeres, A., Weber, T., Santos, M. C., Lima, M. R. & Heiss, C., 1 Oct 2016, In : Molecular Nutrition & Food Research. 60, 10, p. 2130-2140 11 p.

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41 Citations (Scopus)

Identification and quantification of novel cranberry-derived plasma and urinary (poly)phenols

Feliciano, R. P., Boeres, A., Massacessi, L., Istas, G., Lima, M. R., Nunes Dos Santos, C., Heiss, C. & Rodriguez-Mateos, A., 1 Jun 2016, In : Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 599, p. 31-41 11 p.

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65 Citations (Scopus)

Improvement of the stereoselectivity of the glycosylation reaction with 2-azido-2-deoxy-1-thioglucoside donors

Lourenço, E. C. & Ventura, M. R., 13 May 2016, In : Carbohydrate Research. 426, p. 33-39 7 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2015
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Stereoselective Synthesis of (+)-Piscidic Acid and Cimicifugic Acid L

Miranda, V., Maycock, C. D. & Lima, M. R., 1 Dec 2015, In : European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2015, 34, p. 7529-7533 5 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

A unique glyceryl diglycoside identified in the thermophilic, radiation-resistant bacterium Rubrobacter xylanophilus

Lamosa, P., Lourenço, E. C., d’Avó, F., Nobre, A., Bandeiras, T. M., da Costa, M. S., Lima, M. R. & Santos, M. H., 2015, In : Extremophiles. 19, 2, p. 373-382 10 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Host glycan sugar-specific pathways in streptococcus pneumonia: Galactose as a key sugar in colonisation and infection

Paixão, L., Oliveira, J., Veríssimo, A., Vinga, S., Lourenço, E. C., Lima, M. R., Kjos, M., Veening, J. W., Fernandes, V. E., Andrew, P. W., Yesilkaya, H. & Neves, A. R., 31 Mar 2015, In : PlosOne. 10, 3, e0121042.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Octanoylation of early intermediates of mycobacterial methylglucose lipopolysaccharides

Maranha, A., Moynihan, P. J., Miranda, V., Correia Lourenço, E., Nunes-Costa, D., Fraga, J. S., Jose Barbosa Pereira, P., MacEdo-Ribeiro, S., Lima, M. R., Clarke, A. J. & Empadinhas, N., 1 Sep 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 13610.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Peptidomimetic β-Secretase Inhibitors Comprising a Sequence of Amyloid-β Peptide for Alzheimer's Disease

Vila-Real, H., Coelho, H., Rocha, J., Fernandes, A., Lima, M. R., Maycock, C. D., Iranzo, O. & Simplício, A. L., 23 Jul 2015, In : Journal Of Medicinal Chemistry. 58, 14, p. 5408-5418 11 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Phenolic sulfates as new and highly abundant metabolites in human plasma after ingestion of a mixed berry fruit purée

Pimpão, R. C., Lima, M. R., Boavida, R., Williamson, G. & Santos, C. N., 14 Feb 2015, In : British Journal Of Nutrition. 113, 3, p. 454-463 10 p.

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61 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Asymmetric syntheses based on organocatalysis

Lima, M. R., 2014, In : Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry. 11, 2, p. 154-163 10 p.

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LsrF, a coenzyme A-dependent thiolase, catalyzes the terminal step in processing the quorum sensing signal autoinducer-2

Marques, J. C., Oh, I. K., Ly, D. C., Lamosa, P., Lima, M. R., Miller, S. T. & Xavier, K. B., 30 Sep 2014, In : Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of Ame. 111, 39, p. 14235-14240 6 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Mycobacterium hassiacum recovers from nitrogen starvation with up-regulation of a novel glucosylglycerate hydrolase and depletion of the accumulated glucosylglycerate

Alarico, S., Costa, M., Sousa, M. S., Maranha, A., Lourenço, E. C., Faria, T. Q., Empadinhas, N. & Lima, M. R., 24 Oct 2014, In : Scientific Reports. 4, 6766.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Use of aziridines for the stereocontrolled synthesis of (-)-LL-C10037α, (+)-MT35214, and (+)-4-epi-MT35214

Maycock, C. D., Rodrigues, P. & Lima, M. R., 7 Mar 2014, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79, 5, p. 1929-1937 9 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2013
Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of electron withdrawing protecting groups at positions 4 and 6 on 1,2-cis galactosylation

Lima, M. R., 1 Jan 2013, In : Tetrahedron. 69, 34, p. 7090-7097

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Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)
10 Citations (Scopus)
2012

New organocatalysts derived from tartaric and glyceric acids for direct aldol reactions

Maycock, C. & Lima, M. R., 1 Jan 2012, In : Tetrahedron-Asymmetry. 23, 17, p. 1262-1271

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Open Access
15 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)
2011
Open Access
29 Citations (Scopus)

The synthesis of compatible solute analogues-solvent effects on selective glycosylation

Lima, M. R., 1 Jan 2011, In : Carbohydrate Research. 346, 2, p. 163-168

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Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)
2009
27 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Design of new enzyme stabilizers inspired by glycosides of hyperthermophilic microorganisms

Faria, T. Q., Mingote, A., Siopa, F., Ventura, R., Maycock, C. & Santos, H., 8 Dec 2008, In : Carbohydrate Research. 343, 18, p. 3025-3033 9 p.

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45 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Intramolecular Fluorescence Quenching of Tyrosine by the Peptide α-Carbonyl Group Revisited

Noronha, M., Lima, J. C., Lamosa, P., Santos, H., Maycock, C., Ventura, R. & Maçanita, A. L., 25 Mar 2004, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 108, 12, p. 2155-2166 12 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
1999
34 Citations (Scopus)