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Maria Teresa Barros

Professor Associado com Agregação

  • 1637 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
1992 …2019

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Research interests

 Main Scientific  Interests

Selective synthesis from renewable feed-stocks: Application of synthetic methodologies for the production ofmaterials and bio-active compounds from non-petroleum derived bulk organic compounds. Approaches tosustainable chemistry. Chemical transformation of low-molecular weight carbohydrates into valuable materials.Selective synthesis of ligands for bioremediation. Organocatalysis: Asymmetric homogeneous catalysis. Nanoparticles for drug delivery.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctorat D'État (PhD), Doctorate, University of Paris – Sud (Orsay)

15 Mar 197810 Sep 1981

Award Date: 10 Sep 1981

Visiting Scholar, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory


Post-doc with Professor Andrew Streitwieser, University of California


External positions



Assistant Professor, Universidade de Coimbra


Assistant Professor, Universidade de Évora


Teacher Assistant, Universidade de Évora


Teacher Assistant , University of Lourenço Marques



  • QD Chemistry
  • Approaches to sustainable chemistry
  • Renewable resources
  • Organic chemistry
  • Organo catalysis
  • Macro and nanoparticles

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Research Output at NOVA

  • 1637 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 63 Article
  • 7 Chapter
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Calcareous soil interactions of the iron(III) chelates of DPH and Azotochelin and its application on amending iron chlorosis in soybean (Glycine max)

Ferreira, C. M. H., Sousa, C. A., Sanchis-Pérez, I., López-Rayo, S., Barros, M. T., Soares, H. M. V. M. & Lucena, J. J., 10 Jan 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 647, p. 1586-1593 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 6 Citations (Scopus)

    Stimuli-Responsive Glyconanomaterials for Sensing Applications

    Crucho, C. I. C. & Barros, M. T., 19 Mar 2019, Nanomaterials Design for Sensing Applications. Elsevier, p. 257-279 23 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of short carbon chain unsaturated sucrose esters

    Petrova, K. T., Barros, M. T., Calhelha, R. C., Soković, M. & Ferreira, I. C. F. R., 1 Mar 2018, In : Medicinal Chemistry Research. 27, 3, p. 980-988 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    Azotochelin and N-dihydroxy-N,N'-diisopropylhexanediamide as Fe sources to cucumber plants in hydroponic cultures

    Martins, J. G., Martin, C., Hernandez-Apaolaza, L., Barros, M. T., Soares, H. M. V. M. & Lucena, J. J., 1 Jan 2018, In : Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture. 30, 1, p. 65-76 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    Medicinal Attributes of Lignans Extracted from Piper Cubeba: Current Developments

    Godoy de Lima, R., Barros, M. T. & da Silva Laurentiz, R., 1 Feb 2018, In : ChemistryOpen. 7, 2, p. 180-191 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)