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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Simão Pedro de Almeida Pinho

Coordinator Professor
Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
Phone: 273303086
E-mail: spinho@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0002-9211-857X
Scopus Author ID: 7003570175

Career

  • Since 1995: lecturer at the Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (IPB), Bragança, Portugal

Roles

  • Since 1995: Coordinator of the Chemical and Biological Technology Department, President of the Assembly of Representatives and Vice President of the Scientific Council at the School of Technology and Management

Qualifications

  • 2000 - Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) , Porto, Portugal
  • 1992 - Chemical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) , Porto, Portugal

Interests

  • Applied Thermodynamics
  • Separation Processes and Process Simulation
  • Phase Equilibria and Thermo-Physical Properties
  • Electrolytes, Biomolecules, Terpenoids, Ionic Liquids, Deep Eutectic Solvents

Projects:

AllNat - Using natural deep eutectic solvents for the extraction of bioactive compounds from plant material
Funding body: 02/SAIC/2017
Reference: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030463
Principal Investigator:Olga Ferreira
Start: 2018
End: 2021
BIOBLOCKS - Design of bio-based products as precursors for the bio-industry of chemical synthesis and biomaterials
Funding body: QREN
Reference: SI IDT - 33969/2012 F2
Principal Investigator:Maria Filomena Barreiro
Start: 2013
End: 2015
- Kinetic Modeling of the Molecular Architecture of Polymer Networks Formed in the Radical Cross-Linking Copolymerization of Acrylic/Trivinyl Monomers
Funding body: Research Directly Contract with Industry: BASF
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Rolando Dias
Start: 2008
End: 2011

Total results: 85
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Martins M.A.R.,Sharma G.,Pinho S.P.,Gardas R.L.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Carvalho P.J.
Selection and characterization of non-ideal ionic liquids mixtures to be used in CO2 capture
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 518, , 2020

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Pérez-Sánchez G.,Santos Y.S.,Ferreira O.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Gomes J.R.B.,Pinho S.P.
The cation effect on the solubility of glycylglycine and N-acetylglycine in aqueous solution: Experimental and molecular dynamics studies
Journal of Molecular Liquids, 310, , 2020

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Soares B.P.,Abranches D.O.,Sintra T.E.,Leal-Duaso A.,García J.I.,Pires E.,Shimizu S.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Glycerol Ethers as Hydrotropes and Their Use to Enhance the Solubility of Phenolic Acids in Water
ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 8, 5742-5749, 2020

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Vilas-Boas S.,Abranches D.,Crespo E.,Ferreira O.,Coutinho J.,Pinho S.
Experimental solubility and density studies on aqueous solutions of quaternary ammonium halides, and thermodynamic modelling for melting enthalpy estimations
Journal of Molecular Liquids, 300, , 2020

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Schreiner T.B.,Santamaria-Echart A.,Ribeiro A.,Peres A.M.,Dias M.M.,Pinho S.P.,Barreiro M.F.
Formulation and optimization of nanoemulsions using the natural surfactant saponin from Quillaja bark
Molecules, 25, , 2020

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Vilas-Boas S.M.,Pokorný V.,Štejfa V.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.P.,Růžička K.,Fulem M.
Vapor pressure and thermophysical properties of eugenol and (+)-carvone
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 499, , 2019

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Mirarabrazi M.,Martins M.A.R.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Robelin C.
Solid-Liquid Equilibria for Hexafluorophosphate-Based Ionic Liquid Quaternary Mixtures and Their Corresponding Subsystems
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 123, 8954-8969, 2019

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Martins M.,Silva L.,Schaeffer N.,Abranches D.,Maximo G.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Greener Terpene-Terpene Eutectic Mixtures as Hydrophobic Solvents
ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 7, 17414-17423, 2019

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Abranches D.O.,Schaeffer N.,Silva L.P.,Martins M.A.R.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
The role of charge transfer in the formation of type i deep eutectic solvent-analogous ionic liquid mixtures
Molecules, 24, , 2019

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Abranches D.,Larriba M.,Silva L.,Melle-Franco M.,Palomar J.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Using COSMO-RS to design choline chloride pharmaceutical eutectic solvents
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 497, 71-78, 2019

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Vilas-Boas S.,Vieira V.,Brandão P.,Alves R.,Coutinho J.,Pinho S.,Ferreira O.
Solvent and temperature effects on the solubility of syringic, vanillic or veratric acids: Experimental, modeling and solid phase studies
Journal of Molecular Liquids, 289, , 2019

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Abranches D.,Silva L.,Martins M.,Fernandez L.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Can cholinium chloride form eutectic solvents with organic chloride-based salts?
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 493, 120-126, 2019

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Martins M.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Insights into the Nature of Eutectic and Deep Eutectic Mixtures
Journal of Solution Chemistry, 48, 962-982, 2019

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Kurnia K.A.,Fernandes A.M.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Ion speciation: A key for the understanding of the solution properties of ionic liquid mixtures
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21, 21626-21632, 2019

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Abranches D.O.,Martins M.A.R.,Silva L.P.,Schaeffer N.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Phenolic hydrogen bond donors in the formation of non-ionic deep eutectic solvents: The quest for type v des
Chemical Communications, 55, 10253-10256, 2019

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Silva L.P.,Araújo C.F.,Abranches D.O.,Melle-Franco M.,Martins M.A.R.,Nolasco M.M.,Ribeiro-Claro P.J.A.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
What a difference a methyl group makes-probing choline-urea molecular interactions through urea structure modification
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21, 18278-18289, 2019

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Martins M.A.R.,Carvalho P.J.,Alves D.,Dariva C.,Costa M.C.,Ferreira R.A.S.,André P.S.,Morgado P.,Pinho S.P.,Filipe E.J.M.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Surface crystallization of ionic liquid crystals
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21, 17792-17800, 2019

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Vilas-Boas S.,Brandão P.,Martins M.,Silva L.,Schreiner T.,Fernandes L.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.
Solubility and solid phase studies of isomeric phenolic acids in pure solvents
Journal of Molecular Liquids, 272, 1048-1057, 2018

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Chelouche S.,Trache D.,Pinho S.,Khimeche K.,Mezroua A.,Benziane M.
Solid–Liquid Phase Equilibria, Molecular Interaction and Microstructural Studies on (N-(2-ethanol)-p-nitroaniline + N-(2-acetoxyethyl)-p-nitroaniline) Binary Mixtures
International Journal of Thermophysics, 39, , 2018

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Soares B.,Štejfa V.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.,Růžička K.,Fulem M.
Vapor pressures and thermophysical properties of selected ethanolamines
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 473, 245-254, 2018

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Crespo E.,Silva L.,Martins M.,Bülow M.,Ferreira O.,Sadowski G.,Held C.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
The Role of Polyfunctionality in the Formation of [Ch]Cl-Carboxylic Acid-Based Deep Eutectic Solvents
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 57, 11195-11209, 2018

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Chelouche S.,Trache D.,Neves C.,Pinho S.,Khimeche K.,Benziane M.
Solid + liquid equilibria and molecular structure studies of binary mixtures for nitrate ester's stabilizers: Measurement and modeling
Thermochimica Acta, 666, 197-207, 2018

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Silva L.,Fernandez L.,Conceiçao J.,Martins M.,Sosa A.,Ortega J.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Design and Characterization of Sugar-Based Deep Eutectic Solvents Using Conductor-like Screening Model for Real Solvents
ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 6, 10724-10734, 2018

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Martins M.,Crespo E.,Pontes P.,Silva L.,Bülow M.,Maximo G.,Batista E.,Held C.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Tunable Hydrophobic Eutectic Solvents Based on Terpenes and Monocarboxylic Acids
ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 6, 8836-8846, 2018

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Peixoto C.,Dias M.,Alves M.,Calhelha R.,Barros L.,Pinho S.,Ferreira I.
Grape pomace as a source of phenolic compounds and diverse bioactive properties
Food Chemistry, 253, 132-138, 2018

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Arrad M.,Aliyeva M.,Vilas-Boas S.,Kaddami M.,Sippola H.,Taskinen P.,Pinho S.
Water Activity and Freezing Points in Aqueous Solutions of Manganese Nitrate: Experimental and Modeling
Journal of Solution Chemistry, 47, 774-786, 2018

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Schaeffer N.,Martins M.A.R.,Neves C.M.S.S.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Sustainable hydrophobic terpene-based eutectic solvents for the extraction and separation of metals
Chemical Communications, 54, 8104-8107, 2018

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Crespo E.,Silva L.,Martins M.,Fernandez L.,Ortega J.,Ferreira O.,Sadowski G.,Held C.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Characterization and Modeling of the Liquid Phase of Deep Eutectic Solvents Based on Fatty Acids/Alcohols and Choline Chloride
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 56, 12192-12202, 2017

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Coutinho J.,Pinho S.
Special Issue on Deep Eutectic Solvents: A foreword
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 448, 1, 2017

31
Fernandez L.,Silva L.,Martins M.,Ferreira O.,Ortega J.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Indirect assessment of the fusion properties of choline chloride from solid-liquid equilibria data
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 448, 9-14, 2017

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Pontes P.,Crespo E.,Martins M.,Silva L.,Neves C.,Maximo G.,Hubinger M.,Batista E.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.,Sadowski G.,Held C.
Measurement and PC-SAFT modeling of solid-liquid equilibrium of deep eutectic solvents of quaternary ammonium chlorides and carboxylic acids
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 448, 69-80, 2017

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Martins M.,Carvalho P.,Palma A.,Domańska U.,Coutinho J.,Pinho S.
Selecting Critical Properties of Terpenes and Terpenoids through Group-Contribution Methods and Equations of State
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 56, 9895-9905, 2017

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Martins M.,Silva L.,Ferreira O.,Schröder B.,Coutinho J.,Pinho S.
Terpenes solubility in water and their environmental distribution
Journal of Molecular Liquids, 241, 996-1002, 2017

35
Muhammad F.,Oliveira M.,Pignat P.,Jaubert J.,Pinho S.,Coniglio L.
Phase equilibrium data and modeling of ethylic biodiesel, with application to a non-edible vegetable oil
Fuel, 203, 633-641, 2017

36
Schröder B.,Martins M.,Coutinho J.,Pinho S.
Aqueous solubilities of five N-(diethylaminothiocarbonyl)benzimido derivatives at T = 298.15 K
Chemosphere, 160, 45-53, 2016

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Souza M.,Pinho S.,Guimarães P.,Vianna R.
Selection of optimal operating conditions based on minimum energy consumption for an acrylonitrile recovery unit
Separation Science and Technology (Philadelphia), 51, 1830-1839, 2016

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Martins M.,Domańska U.,Schröder B.,Coutinho J.,Pinho S.
Selection of Ionic Liquids to be Used as Separation Agents for Terpenes and Terpenoids
ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 4, 548-556, 2016

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Teles A.,Dinis T.,Capela E.,Santos L.,Pinho S.,Freire M.,Coutinho J.
Solubility and solvation of monosaccharides in ionic liquids
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18, 19722-19730, 2016

41
Batista M.,Passos H.,Henriques B.,Maginn E.,Pinho S.,Freire M.,Gomes J.,Coutinho J.
Why are some cyano-based ionic liquids better glucose solvents than water?
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18, 18958-18970, 2016

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Martins M.,Coutinho J.,Pinho S.,Domańska U.
Measurements of activity coefficients at infinite dilution of organic solutes and water on polar imidazolium-based ionic liquids
Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 91, 194-203, 2015

43
Casimiro F.,Constantino D.,Pereira C.,Ferreira O.,Rodrigues A.,Pinho S.
Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium of Binary Mixtures Containing Isopropyl Acetate and Alkanols at 101.32 kPa
Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 60, 3181-3186, 2015

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Martins M.,Neves C.,Kurnia K.,Carvalho P.,Rocha M.,Santos L.,Pinho S.,Freire M.
Densities, viscosities and derived thermophysical properties of water-saturated imidazolium-based ionic liquids
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 407, 188-196, 2015

46
Batista M.,Kurnia K.,Pinho S.,Gomes J.,Coutinho J.
Computational and experimental study of the behavior of cyano-based ionic liquids in aqueous solution
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 119, 1567-1578, 2015

47
Tomé L.I.N.,Sousa C.S.R.,Gomes J.R.B.,Ferreira O.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Pinho S.P.
Understanding the cation specific effects on the aqueous solubility of amino acids: From mono to polyvalent cations
RSC Advances, 5, 15024-15034, 2015

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Martins M.,Neves C.,Kurnia K.,Santos L.,Freire M.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Analysis of the isomerism effect on the mutual solubilities of bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide-based ionic liquids with water
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 381, 28-35, 2014

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Khan I.,Taha M.,Ribeiro-Claro P.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Effect of the cation on the interactions between alkyl methyl imidazolium chloride ionic liquids and water
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 118, 10503-10514, 2014

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Martins M.,Neves C.,Kurnia K.,Luís A.,Santos L.,Freire M.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Impact of the cation symmetry on the mutual solubilities between water and imidazolium-based ionic liquids
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 375, 161-167, 2014

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Vilarinho M.,Fernandes I.,Pinho S.
Water activity in aqueous amino acid solutions containing ammonium sulfate at 298.2 K
Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 59, 1802-1807, 2014

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Khan I.,Kurnia K.,Mutelet F.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Probing the interactions between ionic liquids and water: Experimental and quantum chemical approach
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 118, 1848-1860, 2014

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Mota P.,Ferreira O.,Hnědkovský L.,Pinho S.,Cibulka I.
Partial molar volumes of l-serine and l-threonine in aqueous ammonium sulfate solutions at (278.15, 288.15, 298.15, and 308.15) k
Journal of Solution Chemistry, 43, 283-297, 2014

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Khan I.,Kurnia K.,Sintra T.,Saraiva J.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Assessing the activity coefficients of water in cholinium-based ionic liquids: Experimental measurements and COSMO-RS modeling
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 361, 16-22, 2014

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Kurnia K.A.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Designing ionic liquids for absorptive cooling
Green Chemistry, 16, 3741-3745, 2014

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Martins M.,Ferreira O.,Hnědkovský L.,Cibulka I.,Pinho S.
Partial molar volumes of glycine and dl-alanine in aqueous ammonium sulfate solutions at 278.15, 288.15, 298.15 and 308.15 K
Journal of Solution Chemistry, 43, 972-988, 2014

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Pereira A.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.,Fernandes E.
Multilocal Programming and Applications
Intelligent Systems Reference Library, 38, 157-186, 2013

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Ferreira O.,Schröder B.,Pinho S.
Solubility of hesperetin in mixed solvents
Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 58, 2616-2621, 2013

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Constantino D.,Pereira C.,Pinho S.,Silva V.,Rodrigues A.
Isobaric vapor-liquid equilibrium data for binary system of glycerol ethyl acetal and acetonitrile at 60.0 kPa and 97.8 kPa
Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 58, 1717-1723, 2013

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Tomé L.,Pinho S.,Jorge M.,Gomes J.,Coutinho J.
Salting-in with a salting-out agent: Explaining the cation specific effects on the aqueous solubility of amino acids
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 117, 6116-6128, 2013

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Mota F.,Queimada A.,Andreatta A.,Pinho S.,Macedo E.
Calculation of drug-like molecules solubility using predictive activity coefficient models
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 322-323, 48-55, 2012

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Ferreira O.,Pinho S.
Solubility of flavonoids in pure solvents
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 51, 6586-6590, 2012

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Mota F.,Queimada A.,Pinho S.,Macedo E.
Solubility of drug-like molecules in pure organic solvents with the CPA EoS
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 303, 62-70, 2011

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Rodrigues V.,Pereira A.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.
Liquid phase stability via global optimization
AIP Conference Proceedings, 1281, 991-994, 2010

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Mota F.,Queimada A.,Pinho S.,Macedo E.
Water solubility of drug-like molecules with the cubic-plus-association equation of state
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 298, 75-82, 2010

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Pereira C.,Silva V.,Pinho S.,Rodrigues A.
Batch and continuous studies for ethyl lactate synthesis in a pervaporation membrane reactor
Journal of Membrane Science, 361, 43-55, 2010

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Mota F.,Carneiro A.,Queimada A.,Pinho S.,Macedo E.
Temperature and solvent effects in the solubility of some pharmaceutical compounds: Measurements and modeling
European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 37, 499-507, 2009

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Ferreira L.,Breil M.,Pinho S.,Macedo E.,Mollerup J.
Thermodynamic modeling of several aqueous alkanol solutions containing amino acids with the perturbed-chain statistical associated fluid theory equation of state
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 48, 5498-5505, 2009

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António J.,Mota F.,Pinho S.,Macedo E.
Solubilities of biologically active phenolic compounds: Measurements and modeling
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 113, 3469-3476, 2009

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Ferreira L.,Macedo E.,Pinho S.
The effect of ammonium sulfate on the solubility of amino acids in water at (298.15 and 323.15) K
Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 41, 193-196, 2009

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Ferreira L.,Pinho S.,Macedo E.
Solubility of l-serine, l-threonine and l-isoleucine in aqueous aliphatic alcohol solutions
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 270, 1-9, 2008

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Mota F.,Queimada A.,Pinho S.,Macedo E.
Aqueous solubility of some natural phenolic compounds
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 47, 5182-5189, 2008

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Pereira C.,Pinho S.,Silva V.,Rodrigues A.
Thermodynamic equilibrium and reaction kinetics for the esterification of lactic acid with ethanol catalyzed by acid ion-exchange resin
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 47, 1453-1463, 2008

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Pinho S.
Water activity in aqueous amino acid solutions, with and without KCl, at 298.15 K
Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 53, 180-184, 2008

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Ferreira L.A.,Macedo E.A.,Pinho S.P.
KCl effect on the solubility of five different amino acids in water
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 255, 131-137, 2007

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Ferreira L.,Macedo E.,Pinho S.
Effect of KCl and Na2so4 on the solubility of glycine and DL-alanine in water at 298.15 K
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 44, 8892-8898, 2005

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Pinho S.,Macedo E.
Solubility of NaCl, NaBr, and KCl in water, methanol, ethanol, and their mixed solvents
Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 50, 29-32, 2005

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Pinho S.,Macedo E.
Teaching electrolyte thermodynamics
Chemical Engineering Education, 38, 26-30, 2004

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Ferreira L.,Macedo E.,Pinho S.
Solubility of amino acids and diglycine in aqueous-alkanol solutions
Chemical Engineering Science, 59, 3117-3124, 2004

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Xu X.,Pinho S.,Macedo E.
Activity coefficient and solubility of amino acids in water by the modified Wilson model
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 43, 3200-3204, 2004

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Pinho S.,Macedo E.
Representation of salt solubility in mixed solvents: A comparison of thermodynamic models
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 116, 209-216, 1996

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Pinho S.,Silva C.,Macedo E.
Solubility of Amino Acids: A Group-Contribution Model Involving Phase and Chemical Equilibria
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 33, 1341-1347, 1994