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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Fernanda Vitória Leimann

Auxiliary Professor
Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
Supervisor: Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira
Phone: +55 44 991399114
E-mail: fernandaleimann@utfpr.edu.br
ORCID: 0000-0001-6230-9597
Scopus Author ID: 24076325700

Career

  • 2017 - 2018: Coordinator of the Post-Graduation Program of Food Technology (PPGTA) at UTFPR, Brazil
  • Since 2013: Permanent Professor, Food Department (DALIM), Federal University of Technology – Paraná, Campus Campo Mourão (UTFPR-CM) – Brazil
  • Since 2012: Permanent Professor, Post Graduation Program in Food Technology (PPGTA), UTFPR (Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná)

Qualifications

  • 2017 - Post-doctoral stage, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
  • 2011 - PhD in Chemical Engineering, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC, Brazil)
  • 2008 - Master in Chemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC, Brazil)
  • 2006 - First degree in Chemical Engineering, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC, Brazil)

Interests

  • Polymerization reaction
  • Microencapsulation and Nanoencapsulation
  • Bioactivity of encapsulated substances
  • Nutraceutical foodstuff
  • Films for active packaging

Total results: 63
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Moreira T.F.M.,Pessoa L.G.A.,Seixas F.A.V.,Ineu R.P.,Gonçalves O.H.,Leimann F.V.,Ribeiro R.P.
Chemometric evaluation of enzymatic hydrolysis in the production of fish protein hydrolysates with acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity
Food Chemistry, 367, , 2022

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da Silva T.B.V.,de Oliveira A.,Moreira T.F.M.,da Silva K.C.,Zanin R.C.,Bona E.,Gonçalves O.H.,Shirai M.A.,Peron A.P.,Leimann F.V.
Analytical validation of an ultraviolet–visible procedure for determining vitamin D3 in vitamin D3-loaded microparticles and toxigenetic studies for incorporation into food
Food Chemistry, 360, , 2021

3
Oliveira G.,Marques C.,de Oliveira A.,de Almeida dos Santos A.,do Amaral W.,Ineu R.P.,Leimann F.V.,Peron A.P.,Igarashi-Mafra L.,Mafra M.R.
Extraction of bioactive compounds from Curcuma longa L. using deep eutectic solvents: In vitro and in vivo biological activities
Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, 70, , 2021

4
Fernandes E.J.,Poetini M.R.,Barrientos M.S.,Bortolotto V.C.,Araujo S.M.,Santos Musachio E.A.,De Carvalho A.S.,Leimann F.V.,Gonçalves O.H.,Ramborger B.P.,Roehrs R.,Prigol M.,Guerra G.P.
Exposure to lutein-loaded nanoparticles attenuates Parkinson's model-induced damage in Drosophila melanogaster: Restoration of dopaminergic and cholinergic system and oxidative stress indicators
Chemico-Biological Interactions, 340, , 2021

5
Lima E.P.,Gonçalves O.H.,Ames F.Q.,Castro-Hoshino L.V.,Leimann F.V.,Cuman R.K.N.,Comar J.F.,Bersani-Amado C.A.
Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant Activity of Nanoencapsulated Curcuminoids Extracted from Curcuma longa L. in a Model of Cutaneous Inflammation
Inflammation, 44, 604-616, 2021

6
Nespeca L.d.S.,da Silva Paulino H.F.,Barlati Vieira da Silva T.,Bona E.,Leimann F.V.,Marques L.L.M.,Cardoso F.A.R.,Droval A.A.,Fuchs R.H.B.
How does the replacement of rice flour with flours of higher nutritional quality impact the texture and sensory profile and acceptance of gluten-free chocolate cakes?
International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 56, 2019-2029, 2021

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Mücke N.,da Silva T.B.V.,de Oliveira A.,Moreira T.F.M.,Venancio C.D.S.,Marques L.L.M.,Valderrama P.,Gonçalves O.H.,da Silva-Buzanello R.A.,Yamashita F.,Shirai M.A.,Genena A.K.,Leimann F.V.
Use of Water-Soluble Curcumin in TPS/PBAT Packaging Material: Interference on Reactive Extrusion and Oxidative Stability of Chia Oil
Food and Bioprocess Technology, 14, 471-482, 2021

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Sorita G.D.,Santamaria-Echart A.,Gozzo A.M.,Gonçalves O.H.,Leimann F.V.,Bona E.,Manrique Y.,Fernandes I.P.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barreiro M.F.
Lipid composition optimization in spray congealing technique and testing with curcumin-loaded microparticles
Advanced Powder Technology, , 2021

9
Rodrigues R.M.d.S.,de Souza S.J.,Balan G.C.,Droval A.A.,Yamashita F.,Gonçalves O.H.,Leimann F.V.,Shirai M.A.
Production of antimicrobial biobased packaging and application in sliced cooked ham
Acta Scientiarum - Technology, 43, 1-9, 2021

10
Santos P.D.d.F.,Coqueiro A.,Brum E.d.S.,Oliveira S.M.,Leimann F.V.,Ineu R.P.,Bona E.,Gonçalves O.H.
Endogenous antioxidant properties of curcuminoids from Curcuma longa L. obtained by a single-step extraction/nanoencapsulation approach
Journal of Food Biochemistry, 44, , 2020

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Sorita G.D.,Leimann F.V.,Ferreira S.R.S.
Biorefinery approach: Is it an upgrade opportunity for peanut by-products?
Trends in Food Science and Technology, 105, 56-69, 2020

12
Rocha B.A.d.,Francisco C.R.L.,Almeida M.d.,Ames F.Q.,Bona E.,Leimann F.V.,Gonçalves O.H.,Bersani-Amado C.A.
Antiinflammatory activity of carnauba wax microparticles containing curcumin
Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 59, , 2020

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Rojas V.M.,Inácio A.G.,Martins Fernandes I.P.,Leimann F.V.,Gozzo A.M.,Barros Fuchs R.H.,Filipe Barreiro M.F.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Coelho Tanamati A.A.,Gonçalves O.H.
Whey protein supplement as a source of microencapsulated PUFA-rich vegetable oils
Food Bioscience, 37, , 2020

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de Souza K.C.,Correa L.G.,da Silva T.B.V.,Moreira T.F.M.,de Oliveira A.,Sakanaka L.S.,Dias M.I.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Valderrama P.,Leimann F.V.,Shirai M.A.
Soy Protein Isolate Films Incorporated with Pinhão (Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze) Extract for Potential Use as Edible Oil Active Packaging
Food and Bioprocess Technology, 13, 998-1008, 2020

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Makimori R.Y.,Endo E.H.,Makimori J.W.,Zanqueta E.B.,Ueda-Nakamura T.,Leimann F.V.,Gonçalves O.H.,Dias Filho B.P.
Preparation, characterization and antidermatophytic activity of free- and microencapsulated cinnamon essential oil
Journal de Mycologie Medicale, 30, , 2020

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Gonçalves O.H.,Moreira T.F.M.,de Oliveira A.,Bracht L.,Ineu R.P.,Leimann F.V.
Antioxidant activity of encapsulated extracts and bioactives from natural sources
Current Pharmaceutical Design, 26, 3847-3861, 2020

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de Meneses A.C.,Marques E.B.P.,Leimann F.V.,Gonçalves O.H.,Ineu R.P.,de Araújo P.H.H.,de Oliveira D.,Sayer C.
Encapsulation of clove oil in nanostructured lipid carriers from natural waxes: Preparation, characterization and in vitro evaluation of the cholinesterase enzymes
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 583, , 2019

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Da Silva T.B.V.,Moreira T.F.M.,De Oliveira A.,Bilck A.P.,Gonçalves O.H.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Barreiro M.F.,Yamashita F.,Shirai M.A.,Leimann F.V.
Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze extract as a source of phenolic compounds in TPS/PBAT active films
Food and Function, 10, 7697-7706, 2019

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de Campos S.S.,de Oliveira A.,Moreira T.F.M.,da Silva T.B.V.,da Silva M.V.,Pinto J.A.,Bilck A.P.,Gonçalves O.H.,Fernandes I.P.,Barreiro M.F.,Yamashita F.,Valderrama P.,Shirai M.A.,Leimann F.V.
TPCS/PBAT blown extruded films added with curcumin as a technological approach for active packaging materials
Food Packaging and Shelf Life, 22, , 2019

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Júnior M.,de Oliveira T.,Gonçalves O.,Leimann F.,Medeiros Marques L.,Fuchs R.,Cardoso F.,Droval A.
Substitution of synthetic antioxidant by curcumin microcrystals in mortadella formulations
Food Chemistry, 300, , 2019

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Pilipenko N.,Gonçalves O.H.,Bona E.,Fernandes I.P.,Pinto J.A.,Sorita G.D.,Leimann F.V.,Barreiro M.F.
Tailoring swelling of alginate-gelatin hydrogel microspheres by crosslinking with calcium chloride combined with transglutaminase
Carbohydrate Polymers, 223, , 2019

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Moreira T.,de Oliveira A.,da Silva T.,Dos Santos A.,Gonçalves O.,Gonzalez R.,Droval A.,Leimann F.
Hydrogels based on gelatin: Effect of lactic and acetic acids on microstructural modifications, water absorption mechanisms and antibacterial activity
LWT, 103, 69-77, 2019

23
Silva de Sá I.,Peron A.P.,Leimann F.V.,Bressan G.N.,Krum B.N.,Fachinetto R.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Gonçalves O.H.,Ineu R.P.
In vitro and in vivo evaluation of enzymatic and antioxidant activity, cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of curcumin-loaded solid dispersions
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 125, 29-37, 2019

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Rojas V.M.,Marconi L.F.d.C.B.,Guimarães-Inácio A.,Leimann F.V.,Tanamati A.A.C.,Gozzo Â.M.,Fuchs R.H.B.,Barreiro M.F.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Gonçalves O.H.
Formulation of mayonnaises containing PUFAs by the addition of microencapsulated chia seeds, pumpkin seeds and baru oils
Food Chemistry, 274, 220-227, 2019

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Dos Santos P.D.F.,Francisco C.R.L.,Coqueiro A.,Leimann F.V.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Porto Ineu R.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Bona E.,Gonçalves O.H.
The nanoencapsulation of curcuminoids extracted from: Curcuma longa L. and an evaluation of their cytotoxic, enzymatic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities
Food and Function, 10, 573-582, 2019

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Venturini L.H.,Moreira T.F.M.,da Silva T.B.V.,de Almeida M.M.C.,Francisco C.R.L.,de Oliveira A.,de Campos S.S.,Bilck A.P.,de Souza Leone R.,Tanamati A.A.C.,Gonçalves O.H.,Leimann F.V.
Partial Substitution of Margarine by Microencapsulated Chia Seeds Oil in the Formulation of Cookies
Food and Bioprocess Technology, 12, 77-87, 2019

27
de Rezende S.C.,Pinto J.A.,Fernandes I.P.,Leimann F.V.,Barreiro M.F.
Oxypropylation of brazilian pine-fruit shell evaluated by principal component analysis
Journal of Renewable Materials, 6, 715-723, 2018

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Santos C.H.K.,Baqueta M.R.,Coqueiro A.,Dias M.I.,Barros L.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Gonçalves O.H.,Bona E.,da Silva M.V.,Leimann F.V.
Systematic study on the extraction of antioxidants from pinhão (araucaria angustifolia (bertol.) Kuntze) coat
Food Chemistry, 261, 216-223, 2018

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Almeida H.H.S.,Barros L.,Barreira J.C.M.,Calhelha R.C.,Heleno S.A.,Sayer C.,Miranda C.G.,Leimann F.V.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Bioactive evaluation and application of different formulations of the natural colorant curcumin (E100) in a hydrophilic matrix (yogurt)
Food Chemistry, 261, 224-232, 2018

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Rocha F.,Yumi Sugahara L.,Leimann F.V.,De Oliveira S.M.,Da Silva Brum E.,Calhelha R.C.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Porto Ineu R.,Gonçalves O.H.
Nanodispersions of beta-carotene: effects on antioxidant enzymes and cytotoxic properties
Food and Function, 9, 3698-3706, 2018

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Kaufmann K.C.,Gonçalves O.H.,Bona E.,Leimann F.V.
Modelling the melting temperature of a lipid-based critical temperature indicator: A comparision between simplex-lattice and simplex-centroid designs
Boletim Centro de Pesquisa de Processamento de Alimentos, 35, , 2018

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de Almeida M.,Francisco C.,de Oliveira A.,de Campos S.,Bilck A.,Fuchs R.,Gonçalves O.,Valderrama P.,Genena A.,Leimann F.
Correction to: Textural, Color, Hygroscopic, Lipid Oxidation, and Sensory Properties of Cookies Containing Free and Microencapsulated Chia Oil (Food and Bioprocess Technology, (2018), 11, 5, (926-939), 10.1007/s11947-018-2057-x)
Food and Bioprocess Technology, 11, 940, 2018

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de Almeida M.,Francisco C.,de Oliveira A.,de Campos S.,Bilck A.,Fuchs R.,Gonçalves O.,Velderrama P.,Genena A.,Leimann F.
Textural, Color, Hygroscopic, Lipid Oxidation, and Sensory Properties of Cookies Containing Free and Microencapsulated Chia Oil
Food and Bioprocess Technology, 11, 926-939, 2018

34
De Freitas T.B.,Santos C.H.K.,da Silva M.V.,Shirai M.A.,Dias M.I.,Barros L.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Gonçalves O.H.,Leimann F.V.
Antioxidants extraction from Pinhão (Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze) coats and application to zein films
Food Packaging and Shelf Life, 15, 28-34, 2018

35
Silva A.C.d.,Santos P.D.d.F.,Silva J.T.d.P.,Leimann F.V.,Bracht L.,Gonçalves O.H.
Impact of curcumin nanoformulation on its antimicrobial activity
Trends in Food Science and Technology, 72, 74-82, 2018

36
Anjos M.M.,Endo E.H.,Leimann F.V.,Gonçalves O.H.,Dias-Filho B.P.,Abreu Filho B.A.d.
Preservation of the antibacterial activity of enzymes against Alicyclobacillus spp. through microencapsulation
LWT - Food Science and Technology, 88, 18-25, 2018

37
Souza A.,Behrenchsen L.,Souza S.,Yamashita F.,Leimann F.,Shirai M.
Production and characterization of starch composite films with silver loaded zeolite
International Food Research Journal, 25, 1309-1314, 2018

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De Almeida M.,Da Rocha B.A.,Francisco C.R.L.,Miranda C.G.,Santos P.D.D.F.,De Araújo P.H.H.,Sayer C.,Leimann F.V.,Gonçalves O.H.,Bersani-Amado C.A.
Evaluation of the: In vivo acute antiinflammatory response of curcumin-loaded nanoparticles
Food and Function, 9, 440-449, 2018

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Guimarães-Inácio A.,Francisco C.R.L.,Rojas V.M.,Leone R.d.S.,Valderrama P.,Bona E.,Leimann F.V.,Tanamati A.A.C.,Gonçalves O.H.
Evaluation of the oxidative stability of chia oil-loaded microparticles by thermal, spectroscopic and chemometric methods
LWT - Food Science and Technology, 87, 498-506, 2018

40
Malheiro R.,Rodrigues N.,Bissaro C.,Leimann F.,Casal S.,Ramalhosa E.,Pereira J.A.
Improvement of sensorial and volatile profiles of olive oil by addition of olive leaves
European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 119, , 2017

41
Lemes G.,Marchiore N.,Moreira T.,Da Silva T.,Sayer C.,Shirai M.,Gonçalves O.,Gozzo A.,Leimann F.
Enzymatically crosslinked gelatin coating added of bioactive nanoparticles and antifungal agent: Effect on the quality of Benitaka grapes
LWT, 84, 175-182, 2017

42
Silva J.T.d.P.,Silva A.C.d.,Geiss J.M.T.,de Araújo P.H.H.,Becker D.,Bracht L.,Leimann F.V.,Bona E.,Guerra G.P.,Gonçalves O.H.
Analytical validation of an ultraviolet–visible procedure for determining lutein concentration and application to lutein-loaded nanoparticles
Food Chemistry, 230, 336-342, 2017

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Souza M.F.,Francisco C.R.L.,Sanchez J.L.,Guimarães-Inácio A.,Valderrama P.,Bona E.,Tanamati A.A.C.,Leimann F.V.,Gonçalves O.H.
Fatty acids profile of chia oil-loaded lipid microparticles
Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 34, 659-669, 2017

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do Prado Silva J.T.,Geiss J.M.T.,Oliveira S.M.,Brum E.d.S.,Sagae S.C.,Becker D.,Leimann F.V.,Ineu R.P.,Guerra G.P.,Gonçalves O.H.
Nanoencapsulation of lutein and its effect on mice's declarative memory
Materials Science and Engineering C, 76, 1005-1011, 2017

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Silva A.,Santos P.,Palazzi N.,Leimann F.,Fuchs R.,Bracht L.,Gonçalves O.
Production and characterization of curcumin microcrystals and evaluation of the antimicrobial and sensory aspects in minimally processed carrots
Food and Function, 8, 1851-1858, 2017

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Marchiore N.,Manso I.,Kaufmann K.,Lemes G.,Pizolli A.,Droval A.,Bracht L.,Gonçalves O.,Leimann F.
Migration evaluation of silver nanoparticles from antimicrobial edible coating to sausages
LWT - Food Science and Technology, 76, 203-208, 2017

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da Rocha B.,Ritter A.,Ames F.,Gonçalves O.,Leimann F.,Bracht L.,Natali M.,Cuman R.,Bersani-Amado C.
Acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity: Preventive effect of trans anethole
Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy, 86, 213-220, 2017

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Fogolari O.,Felippe A.C.,Leimann F.V.,Gonçalves O.H.,Sayer C.,De Araujo P.H.H.
Method validation for progesterone determination in poly(methyl methacrylate) nanoparticles synthesized via miniemulsion polymerization
International Journal of Polymer Science, 2017, , 2017

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De Oliveira Pizzoli A.,Yamashita F.,Gonçalves O.,Shirai M.,Leimann F.
The effect of gelatin amount on the properties of PLA/TPS/gelatin extruded sheets
Polimeros, 27, 27-34, 2017

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Simoni R.,Lemes G.,Fialho S.,Gonçalves O.,Gozzo A.,Chiaradia V.,Sayer C.,Shirai M.,Leimann F.
Effect of drying method on mechanical, thermal and water absorption properties of enzymatically crosslinked gelatin hydrogels
Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 89, 745-755, 2017

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Da Silva-Buzanello R.A.,De Souza M.F.,De Oliveira D.A.,Bona E.,Leimann F.V.,Filho L.C.,De Araújo P.H.H.,Ferreira S.R.S.,Gonçalves O.H.
Preparation of curcumin-loaded nanoparticles and determination of the antioxidant potential of curcumin after encapsulation
Polimeros, 26, 207-214, 2016

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De Oliveira Pizzoli A.,Marchiore N.,De Souza S.,De Freitas Santos P.,Gonçalves O.,Yamashita F.,Bracht L.,Shirai M.,Leimann F.
Antimicrobial PLA/TPS/gelatin sheets with enzymatically crosslinked surface containing silver nanoparticles
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133, , 2016

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Leimann F.V.,Costa C.,Gonçalves O.H.,Musyanovych A.,Landfester K.,Sayer C.,de Araújo P.H.H.
Poly(3-hydroxybutirate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)-Polystyrene Hybrid Nanoparticles via Miniemulsion Polymerization
Macromolecular Reaction Engineering, 10, 39-46, 2016

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Silva J.,da Silva A.,da Rocha B.,Bracht L.,Amado C.,Leimann F.,Gonçalves O.
Curcumin nano and microencapsulation and its implications on clinical uses
Curcumin: Clinical Uses, Health Effects and Potential Complications, 25-64, 2016

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Silva-Buzanello R.A.D.,Ferro A.C.,Bona E.,Cardozo-Filho L.,Araújo P.H.H.D.,Leimann F.V.,Gonçalves O.H.
Validation of an Ultraviolet-visible (UV-Vis) technique for the quantitative determination of curcumin in poly(l-lactic acid) nanoparticles
Food Chemistry, 172, 99-104, 2015

56
Freiberger E.B.,Kaufmann K.C.,Bona E.,Hermes de Araújo P.H.,Sayer C.,Leimann F.V.,Gonçalves O.H.
Encapsulation of roasted coffee oil in biocompatible nanoparticles
LWT - Food Science and Technology, 64, 381-389, 2015

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Leimann F.V.,Biz M.H.,Kaufmann K.C.,Maia W.J.,Honçalves O.H.,Filho L.C.,Sayer C.,de Araújo P.H.H.
Characterization of progesterone loaded biodegradable blend polymeric nanoparticles
Ciencia Rural, 45, 2082-2088, 2015

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De Araújo G.,De Souza S.,Da Silva M.,Yamashita F.,Gonçalves O.,Leimann F.,Shirai M.
Physical, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of starch-based film containing ethanolic propolis extract
International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 50, 2080-2087, 2015

59
Gonçalves O.H.,Leimann F.V.,De Araújo P.H.H.,MacHado R.A.F.
Expansion of core-shell PS/PMMA particles
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 130, 4521-4527, 2013

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Leimann F.V.,Biz M.H.,Musyanovych A.,Sayer C.,Landfester K.,De Araújo P.H.H.
Hydrolysis of poly(hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate) nanoparticles
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 128, 3093-3098, 2013

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Leimann F.V.,Filho L.C.,Sayer C.,Araújo P.H.H.
Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) nanoparticles prepared by a miniemulsion/solvent evaporation technique. Effect of phbv molar mass and concentration
Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 30, 369-377, 2013

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Leimann F.,Gonçalves O.,Machado R.,Bolzan A.
Antimicrobial activity of microencapsulated lemongrass essential oil and the effect of experimental parameters on microcapsules size and morphology
Materials Science and Engineering C, 29, 430-436, 2009

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de Campos L.M.A.S.,Leimann F.V.,Pedrosa R.C.,Ferreira S.R.S.
Free radical scavenging of grape pomace extracts from Cabernet sauvingnon (Vitis vinifera)
Bioresource Technology, 99, 8413-8420, 2008