Research Papers

2019

Mendonça PV, Castilho A, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Pushing the limits of robust and ecofriendly ATRP processes: untreated water as the solvent”, Polymer Chemistry, 2019, in press.
Dariva CG; Coelho JFJ; Serra AC, “Near infrared light-triggered nanoparticles using singlet oxygen photocleavage for drug delivery systems”, Journal of Controlled Release, 2019, 294, 337-354.

 

2018

Costa JR, Góis JR, De Bon F, Serra AC, Guliashivili T, Isse AA, Gennaro A, Coelho JFJ, “Addressing the role of triphenylphosphine in copper(II) catalyzed ATRP of methyl acrylate”, 2018, 9, 5348-5358.
Lima MS, Costa CSMF, Fonseca AC, Coelho JFJ, Serra AC, “A simple strategy toward the substitution of styrene by sobrerol-based monomers in unsaturated polyester resins”, Green Chemistry, 2018, 20, 4880-4890.
Lamas ML, Lima MS, Pinho AC, Costa E, Correia IJ, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, Fonseca AC, “Towards the development of electrospun mats from poly(ε-caprolactone)/poly(ester amide)s miscible blends” , Polymer, 2018, 150, 343-359.
Santos MRE, Mendonça PV, Almeida MC, Branco R, Serra AC, Morais PV, Coelho JFJ, “Antimicrobial activity of amphiphilic cationic copolymers by the facile synthesis of high molecular weight stars by SARA ATRP”, Biomacromolecules, 2018, in press.
Abreu CMR, Fonseca AC, Rocha NMP, Guthrie JT, Gil MH, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Poly(vinyl chloride) by reversible deactivation radical polymerization: current status and future perspectives”, Progress in Polymer Science, 2018, 87, 34-69.
Gois J, Reis F, Almeida M, Pereira P, Sousa F, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Preparation of well-defined brush-like block copolymers for gene delivery applications under biorelevant reaction conditions”, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2018, 169, 107-117.
Mendes JP, Gois JR, Trino AS, Catalão F, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Limitations of using sodium dithionate as SARA agent in miniemulsion ATRP”, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2018, 56, 879-888.
Morais ES, Mendonça PV, Coelho JFJ, Freire MG, Freire CSR, Coutinho JPA, Silvestre AJD, “Deep Eutectic Solvent Aqueous Solutions as Efficient Media for the Solubilization of Hardwood Xylans”, ChemSusChem, 2018, 11. 753-762.

 

2017

Sousa AF, Guigo N, Pozycka M, Delgado M, Soares J, Mendonça PV, Coelho JFJ, Sbirrazzuoli, Silvestre AJD, “Tailor design of renewable copolymers based on poly(1,4-butylene 2,5-furandicarboxylate) and poly(ethylene glycol) with refined thermal properties”, Polymer Chemistry, 2018, 9, 722-731
Mendonça PV, Lima MS, Guliashivili T, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Deep eutectic solvents (DES): excellent green solvents for rapid SARA ATRP of biorelevant hydrophilic monomers at ambient temperature, Polymer, 2017, 132, 114-121.
Santo D, Cordeiro RA, Sousa A, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, Faneca H, “Combination of Poly[(2-dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate] and Poly(β-amino ester) Results in a Strong and Synergistic Transfection Activity”, Biomacromolecules, 2017, 18, 3331–3342
Krys P, Fantin M, Mendonça PV, Abreu CMR, Rosa J, Guliashvili T, Santos LO, Serra AC, Matyjaszewski K, Coelho JFJ, “Mechanism of supplemental activator and reducing agent atom transfer radical polymerization mediated by inorganic sulfites: experimental and kinetic simulation”, Polymer Chemistry, 2017, 6506-6519. INSIDE COVER PAGE.

Frias CF, Coelho JFJ, Serra AC, Fonseca AC,  “Preparation of fully biobased epoxy resins from soybean oil based amine hardeners Preparation of fully biobased epoxy resins from soybean oil based amine hardeners”, Industrial Crops and Products, 2017,  109, 434-444.
Silva BMA, Vicente S, Cunha S, Coelho JFJ, Silva C, Reis MS, Simões S, “Retrospective Quality by Design (rQbD) applied to the optimization of oral thin films”, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2017, 528, 655-663.
Mendonça P, Matos A, Sousa AF, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Increasing the Bile Acid Sequestration Performance of Cationic Hydrogels by Using an Advanced/Controlled Polymerization Technique”, Pharmaceutical Research, 2017, 34, 1934-1943.
Costa C, Fonseca AC, Moniz J, Godinho M, Coelho JFJ, Serra AC, “Going greener: synthesis of fully biobased unsaturated polyesters for styrene crosslinked resins with enhanced  thermomechanical properties”, eXPRESS Polymer Letters, 2017, 11, 885–898.
Ferreira J, Gloria A, Cometa S, Coelho JFJ, Domingos M, “The effect of in vitro enzymatic degradation on 3D printed PCL scaffolds: focus on morphological, chemical and mechanical properties”, Journal of Applied Biomaterials and Functional Materials,  2017, DOI:10.5301/jabfm.5000363.
Milcovich G, Lettier S, Marizza P, Antunes F, Medronho B, Fonseca AC, Coelho JFJ, Marizza P, Perrone F, Farrra R, Dapas B, Grassi G, Grassi M, Silvia G, “Recent advances in smart biotechnology: hydrogels and nanocarriers for tailored bioactive molecules depot”, Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 2017, DOI:10.1016/j.cis.2017.05.009.
Kopec M, Yan R, Gottlieb E, Abreu CMR, Song Y, Wang Z, Coelho JFJ, Matyjaszewski K, Kowalewski T, “Polyacrylonitrile-b-poly(butyl acrylate) Block Copolymers as Precursors to Mesoporous Nitrogen-doped Carbons: Synthesis and Nanostructure”, Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 2759–2767.
Sanches D, Ramos AM, Coelho JFJ, Costa CSMF, Vilarigues M, Melo MJ, “Correlating thermophysical properties with the molecular composition of 19th century chrome yellow oil paints”, Polymer Degradation and Stability, 2017, 138, 201–211.
Mendes JP, Costa JRC, Maximiano P, Góis JR, Serra AC, Guliashvilli T, Coelho JFJ “Ambient Temperature SARA ATRP for meth(acrylates), styrene and vinyl chloride using sulfolane/1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate based mixtures”, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2017, 55, 1322–1328.
Costa JRC, Correia C, Gois JR, Moniz J, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Efficient dispersion of TiO2 using tailor made poly(acrylic acid) – based block copolymers, and its incorporation in water based paint formulation”, Progress in Organic Coatings, 2017, 104, 34-42.
Abreu CMR, Fue L, Carmali S, Serra AC, Matyjaszewski K, Coelho JFJ, “Aqueous SARA ATRP using Inorganic Sulfites”, Polymer Chemistry, 2017, 8, 375-387. FRONT COVER PAGE

Santos P, Mendonça P, Santos MRE, Costa JRC,  Guiliashivili T, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Eutectic mixtures as a green alternative for efficient catalyst recycling in atom transfer radical polymerizations”, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2017, 55, 371-381. FRONT COVER PAGE .

Fonseca AC, Costa CSMF, Marques TMP, Coelho JFJ, Serra AC, “The impact of a designed lactic acid-based crosslinker in the thermochemical properties of unsaturated polyester resins/nanoprecipitated calcium carbonate composites, Journal of Materials Science, 2017, 52, 1272-1284.
Gonçalves FAAM, Fonseca AC, Domingos M, Gloria C, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “The Potential of Unsaturated Polyesters in Biomedicine and Tissue Engineering: Synthesis, Structure-Properties Relationships and Additive Manufacturing”, Progress in Polymer Science, 2017, 68, 1–34.
Cordeiro RA, Farinha D, Serra AC, Faneca H, Coelho JFJ, “High transfection effeciency promoted by tailor-made cationic copolymer-based nanoparticles”, Acta Biomaterialia, 2017, 47, 113-123.

 

2016

Domingos M, Gloria A, Coelho JFJ, Bartolo P, Ciurana J, “3D printed bone scaffolds: The role of nano/micro-hydroxyapatite particles on the adhesion and differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 2016, doi: 10.1177/0954411916680236
Pinho AC, Fonseca AC, Serra AC, Santos JD, Coelho JFJ, “Peripheral Nerve Regeneration: Current Status and New Strategies Using Polymeric Materials”, Advanced Healthcare Materials 2016, 5, 2732-2744.
Trino ASM, Costa CSMF, Fonseca AC, Júlio E, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Novel composites from green unsaturated polyesters and fly ashes: preparation and characterization”, Polymer for advanced technologies, 2016, 106, 24–31
Santos MRE, Fonseca AC, Mendonça PV, Branco R, Serra AC, Morais PV, Coelho JFJ, “Recent developments in antimicrobial polymers: a review”, Materials, 2016, 9, 599; doi:10.3390/ma9070599.
Góis JR, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Synthesis of new thermo-responsive nanocarriers based on POEOMA-b-PNVCL prepared using a combination of ATRP, RAFT and CuAAC”, European Polymer Journal, 2016, 81, 224–238.
Borges A, Silva B, Silva C, Coelho JFJ, Simões S, “Hydrophobic polymers for oral films: a quality by design approach”, Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, 2016, 10, 1257-1374.
Sousa AF, Coelho JFJ, Silvestre AJD, “Renewable-based poly((ether)ester)s from 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid”, Polymer, 2016, 98, 129-135.
Mendonça P, Moreno MJ, Serra AC, Simões S, Coelho JFJ, “Synthesis of tailor-made bile acid sequestrants by supplemental activator and reducing agent atom transfer radical polymerization”, RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 52143-52153.
Borges A, Silva C, Coelho JFJ, Simões S, “Outlining Critical Quality attributes (CQAs) as guidance for oral films”, Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, 2016, DOI: 10.1080/10837450.2016.1199567.
Rodrigues DP, Costa JR, Rocha N, Góis JR, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Room temperature aqueous self-assembly of poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(4-vinyl pyridine) block copolymers: from spherical to worm-like micelles”, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2016, 10, 447-453.
Matias T, Varino C, de Sousa HC, Braga M, Portugal A, Coelho JFJ, Durães L, “Novel flexible, hybrid aerogels with vinyltrimethoxysilane and methyltrimethoxysilane in the underlying silica structure”, Journal of Materials Science, 2016, 51, 6781-6792.
Maximiano P, Mendonça P, Costa JR, Naomi H, Serra AC, Guiliashivilli T, Coote M, Coelho JFJ, “Ambient temperature transition metal free dissociative electron transfer reversible addition fragmentation chain transfer polymerization (DET-RAFT) of methacrylates, acrylates and styrene”, Macromolecules, 2016, 49. 1597–1604.
Góis JR, Costa JRC, Popov AV, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Synthesis of well-defined alkyne terminated poly(N-vinyl caprolactam) with a stringent control over the LCST by RAFT”, RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 16996-17007.
Costa CSMF, Fonseca AC, Moniz J, Godinho M, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Soybean and coconut oil based unsaturated polyester resins: Thermomechanical characterization”, Industrial Crops and Products, 2016, 85, 403–411.
Mendes J, Mendonça PV, Maximiano P, Abreu AC, Guliashvili T, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Getting faster: low temperature copper-mediated SARA ATRP of methacrylates, acrylates, styrene and vinyl chloride in polar media using sulfolane/water mixtures”, RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 9598-9603.
Abreu C, Mendonça PV, Guliashvili T, Nicolas J, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Nitroxide-Mediated Polymerization of Vinyl Chloride at Low Temperature”, Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 490–498.
Abreu C, Maximiano P, Guliashvili T, Nicolas J, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Cyclopentyl methyl ether: a new green solvent for nitroxide mediated polymerization and reversible addition fragmentation transfer”, RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 7495-7503.
Sousa AF, Fonseca AC, Serra AC, Freire CSR, Silvestre AJD, Coelho JFJ, “New unsaturated copolyesters based on 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid and their crosslinked derivatives”, Polymer Chemistry, 2016,7, 1049-1058.  INSIDE COVER PAGE.
Costa CSMF, Fonseca AC, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Dynamic mechanical thermal analysis in natural fiber reinforced polymer composites”, Polymer Reviews, 2016, 56, 362-383.
Gonçalves A, Fonseca AC, Fabela IGP, Coelho JFJ, Serra AC, “Synthesis and characterization of high performance superabsorbent hydrogels using bis[2-(methacryloyloxy)ethyl] phosphate as crosslinker”, eXPRESS Polymer Letters, 2016, 3, 248-258.

 

2015

Fonseca AC, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Bioabsorbable Polymers in Cancer Therapy: Latest Development”, EPMA Journal, 2015, 6, 22.
Góis JR, Popov A, Guliashvili T, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Synthesis of functionalized poly(vinyl acetate)mediated by alkyne-terminated RAFT agents”, RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 91225–91234.
Fonseca AC, Lopes IM, Coelho JFJ, Serra AC, “Synthesis of unsaturated polyesters based on renewable monomers: structure/properties relationship and crosslinking with 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate”, Reactive and Functional Polymers, 2015, 97, 1–11.
Costa JRC, Mendonça PV, Maximiano P, Serra AC, Guliashvili T, Coelho JFJ “Ambient Temperature “Flash” SARA ATRP of Methyl Acrylate in Water/Ionic Liquid/Glycol Mixtures”, Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 6810−6815.
Silva BMA, Borges AF, Silva C, Coelho JFJ, Simões S, “Mucoadhesive oral films: the potential for unmet needs”, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2015, 494, 537-551.
Pimenta JCT, Gonçalves C, Hiliou L, Coelho JFJ, Magalhães FD, “Effect of binder on performance of intumescent coatings”, Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, 2015, 1-12.
Sousa AF, Vilela C, Fonseca AC, Matos M, Freire CSR, Gruter G.-J, Coelho JFJ, Silvestre AJD, “Biobased polyesters and other polymers from 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid: a tribute to furan excellency”, Polymer Chemistry, 2015, 6, 5961-5983. INSIDE COVER PAGE.

2,5-furandicarboxylic acid

Maximiano P, Mendes J, Mendonça P, Abreu C, Guliashvili T, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Cyclopentyl methyl ether: a new green solvent for supplemental activator and reducing agent atom transfer radical polymerization”, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2015. 23, 2722-2729.
Borges A, Silva C, Coelho JFJ, Simões S, ”Oral films: current status and future perspectives – II. Intellectual property, technologies and market needs”, Journal of Controlled Release, 2015, 206, 108-121. 
Borges A, Silva C, Coelho JFJ, Simões S, ”Oral films: current status and future perspectives – I. Galenical development and quality attributes”, Journal of Controlled Release, 2015, 206, 1-19.
Gonçalves AAL, Fonseca AC, Coelho JFJ, Serra AC, “Supported Catalysis in Carbon Dioxide Activation”, 2015, Current Green Chemistry, 2015, 2, 43-65.
Catalão F, Gois J, Trino A, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Facile synthesis of well-controlled poly(glycidyl methacrylate) and its block copolymers via SARA ATRP at room temperature”, Polymer Chemistry, 2015, 6, 1875-1882.
Rosa N, Martins GV, Bastos MMSM, Góis JR, Coelho JFJ, Marques J, Tavares CJ, Magalhães FD, “Preparation of Robust Polyamide Microcapsules by Interfacial Polycondensation of p-Phenylenediamine and Sebacoyl Chloride and Plasticization with Oleic Acid”, Journal of Microencapsulation, 2015, 32, 349-357.
Cordeiro RA, Farinha D, Rocha N, Serra AC, Faneca H, Coelho JFJ, “Novel cationic triblock copolymer of poly[2-(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate]-block-poly(β-amino ester)-block-poly[2-(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate]: a promising non-viral gene delivery system”, Macromolecular Bioscience, 2015, 15, 215–228. FRONT COVER PAGE.

macromolecular bioscience

Frias CF, Fonseca AC, Coelho JFJ, Serra AC, “Straightforward functionalization of acrylated soybean oil by Michael-addition and Diels–Alder reactions”, Industrial Crops and Products, 2015, 64, 33-38.

 

2014

Alves P, Hugo AA, Szymanowski F, Tymczyszyn EE, Pérez PF, Coelho JFJ, Simões PN, Gómez-Zavaglia A, “Stabilization of polymer lipid complexes prepared with lipids of lactic acid bacteria upon preservation and internalization into eukaryotic cells”, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2014, 123, 446–451.
Fonseca AC, Coelho JFJ, Gil MH, Simões PN, “Poly(ester amide)s based on (L)-lactic acid oligomers and glycine: the role of the central unit of the (L)-lactic acid oligomers and  their molecular weight in the poly(ester amide)s properties”, Polymer Bulletin, 2014, 71, 12, 3085-3109. 
Mendes J, Branco F, Mendonça PV, Abreu CMR, , Popov AV, Guliashvili T, Serra  AC, Coelho JFJ, “Sulfolane: an Efficient and Universal Solvent for Copper-Mediated Atom Transfer Radical (co)Polymerization of Acrylates, Methacrylates, Styrene, and Vinyl Chloride”, ACS Macro Letters, 2014, 3, 858–861. 
Gonçalves FAMM, Costa CSMF, Fabela IGP, Farinha D, Faneca H, Simões PN, Serra AC, Bártolo PJ, Coelho JFJ, “3D printing of new biobased unsaturated polyesters by microstereo-thermal-lithography”, Biofabrication, 2014, doi:10.1088/1758-5082/6/3/035024.  
Mendonça P, Saadyah A, Konkolewicz D, Serra AC, Popov AV, Guliashivili T, Matyjaszewski K, Coelho JFJ, “Straightforward ARGET ATRP for the Synthesis of Primary Amine Polymethacrylate with Improved Chain-End Functionality under Mild Reaction Conditions”, Macromolecules, 2014, 47, 4615–4621.
Mendonça PV, Konkolewicz D, Saadyah A, Serra AC, Popov AV, Guliashivili T, Matyjaszewsk K, Coelho JFJ,” Synthesis of cationic poly((3-acrylamidopropyl) trimethylammonium chloride)” by SARA ATRP in ecofriendly solvent mixtures, Polymer Chemistry, 2014, 5, 5829-5836.
Góis JR, Konkolewicz D, Popov AV, Guliashvili T, Matyjaszewsk K, Serra  AC, Coelho JFJ, “Improvement of the control over SARA ATRP of 2-(diisopropylamino)ethyl methacrylate by slow and continuous addition of sodium dithionate”, Polymer Chemistry, 2014, 5, 4617–4626. FRONT COVER PAGE.

Polymer chemistry

Matos M, Sousa AF, Fonseca AC, Freire CSR, Coelho JFJ, Silvestre AJD “A new generation of furanic copolyesters with enhanced degradability: poly(ethylene 2,5-furandicarboxylate)-co-poly(lactic acid) copolyesters”, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2014, 215, 2175–2184.
Mendes J, Branco F, Abreu CMR, Mendonça PV, Popov AV, Guliashvili T, Serra  AC, Coelho JFJ, “Synergistic Effect of 1‑Butyl-3-methylimidazolium Hexafluorophosphate and DMSO in the SARA ATRP at Room Temperature Affording Very Fast Reactions and Polymers with Very Low Dispersity”, ACS Macro Letters, 2014, 3, 544–547.
Rocha N, Rodrigues DP, Gaspar A, Durães L, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Novel nanoaggregates with peripheric SPION and organic cores through self-assembly of tailor-made block copolymers”, RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 24428-24432.
Monteiro S, Dias A, Mendes AM, Mendes JP, Serra AC, Rocha N, Coelho JFJ, Magalhães FD, “Stabilization of nano-TiO2 aqueous dispersions with poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(4-vinyl pyridine) block copolymer and their incorporation in photocatalytic acrylic varnishes”, Progress in Organic Coatings, 2014, 77, 1741–1749.
Mendonça P, Serra AC, Popov AV, Guliashvili T, Coelho JFJ, “Efficient RAFT polymerization of N-(3-aminopropyl)methacrylamide hydrochloride using unprotected “clickable” chain transfer agents”, Reactive and Functional Polymers, 2014, 81, 1–7.
Rocha N, Mendes J, Durães L, Maleki H, Portugal A, Geraldes CFGC, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Poly(ethylene glycol)-block-poly(4-vinyl pyridine) as a versatile block copolymer to prepare nanoaggregates of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles”, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2014, 2, 1565-1575.
Góis JR, Rocha N, Popov AV, Guliashvili T, Matyjaszewski K, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Synthesis of well-defined Functionalized Poly(2-(Diisopropylamino)ethyl Methacrylate) Using ATRP with Sodium Dithionite as a SARA Agent”,  Polymer Chemistry, 2014, 5, 3919-3928.
Barata I,  Fonseca AC, Costa CSMF, Ferreira L, Julio E, Coelho JFJ, “Insights into the thermo-mechanical properties of films cast from emulsion terpolymers”, Progress in Organic Coatings, 2014, 77, 790-797.
Patrício T, Domingos M, Gloria A, D’ Amora U, Coelho JFJ, Bártolo PJ, “Fabrication and characterization of PCL/PLA scaffolds for tissue engineering”, Rapid Prototyping Journal, 2014, 20, 145 – 156.
Vilela C, Sousa AF, Fonseca AC, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, Freire CSR, Silvestre AJD, “The quest for sustainable polyesters – insights into the future”, Polymer Chemistry, 2014, 5, 3119-3141.

 

2013

Abreu CMR, Serra AC, Popov AV, Matyjaszewski K, Guliashvili T, Coelho JFJ, “Ambient temperature rapid SARA ATRP of acrylates and methacrylates in alcohol/water solutions mediated by mixed sulfites/Cu(II)Br2 catalytic system”, Polymer Chemistry, 2013, 23, 5629-5636.
Amaral AJR, Coelho JFJ, Serra AC, “Synthesis of bifunctional cyclic carbonates from CO2 catalysed by choline-based systems”, Tetrahedron Letters, 2013, 54, 5518-5522.
Ferreira L, Costa H, Barata I, Júlio E, Tiago P, Coelho JFJ, “Precast Alkali-Activated Concrete Towards Sustainable Construction”, Magazine of Concrete Research, 2013, 66, 618-626.
Santos S; Villaverde J, Sousa AF, Coelho JFJ, Neto CP, Silvestre AJD, “Phenolic composition and antioxidant activity of industrial cork by-products”, Industrial Crops and Products, 2013, 47, 262-269.
Cordeiro RA, Rocha N, Mendes JP, Matyjaszewski K, Guliashvili T, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Synthesis of well-defined poly(2-(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate) under mild conditions and its co-polymers with cholesterol and PEG using Fe(0)/Cu(II) based SARA ATRP”, Polymer Chemistry, 2013, 4, 3088-3097.
Marques J, Oliveira L, Pinto R, Coutinho P, Papot P, Góis J, Coelho JFJ, Magalhães F, Tavares C. “Release of Volatile Compounds from Polymeric Microcapsules Mediated by Photocatalytic Nanoparticles “, International Journal of Photoenergy, 2013, 1-9.
Silva ER, Ferreira HE, Coelho JFJ, Bordado JC, “Hybrid fibre-reinforced cement composite”, Materials Science Forum, 2013, 710, 343-348.
Silva ER, Coelho JFJ, Bordado JC, “Hybrid Polyethylene/polypropylene blended fiber-reinforced cement composite”, Journal of Composite Materials, 2013, 47, 3131-3142.
Mendonça PV, Serra AC, Silva CL, Simões S, Coelho JFJ, “Polymeric bile acid sequestrants—Synthesis using conventional methods and new approaches based on “controlled”/living radical polymerization, Progress In Polymer Science, 2013, 38, 445-461.
Fonseca AC, Coelho JFJ, Serra AC, Gil MH, Simões PN, “Novel poly(ester amide)s based on glycine and (L)-lactic acid by an easy and cost-effective synthesis”, Polymer International, 2013, 62, 736-743.
Rocha N, Coelho JFJ, Cardoso PML, Barros B, Gonçalves PM, Gil MH, Guthrie JT, “Synthesis of amphiphilic PVC-b-PHPA-b-PVC block copolymers with low PHPA content and different molecular weights by Single Electron Transfer – Degenerative Chain Transfer Living Radical Polymerization, Journal of Vinyl and Additive technology, 2013, 19, 157-167.
Rocha N, Coelho JFJ, Gois JR, Gil MH,  Gonçalves PM, Guthrie JT, “Poly(vinyl chloride)-b-poly(hydroxypropyl acrylate)-b-poly(vinyl chloride): understanding the synthesis of an amphiphilic PVC block copolymer at a pilot scale, Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology, 2013, 19, 94-104.
Alves P, Hugo AA, Tymczysyn EE, Ferreira AF, Fausto R, Pérez PF, Coelho JFJ, Simões PN, Gómez-Zavaglia A, “Effect of cholesterol-PDMAEMA on the properties of stimuli-responsive polymer liposomes complexes”, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2013, 104, 254-261.
Fonseca AC, Coelho JFJ, Valente JFA, Correia TR, Correia IJ, Gil MH, Simões PN, “Poly(ester amide)s based on (L)-lactic acid oligomers and α-amino acids: influence of the α-amino acid side chain in the poly(ester amide)s properties” Journal of Biomaterials Science: Polymer Edition. 2013, 24, 1391-1409.
Silva ER, Coelho JFJ, Bordado JC, “Strength improvement of mortar composites reinforced with newly hybrid-blended fibres: Influence of fibres geometry and morphology”, Construction & Building Materials, 2013, 40, 473–480.
Rocha N, Mendonça PV, Mendes JP, Simões PN, Popov AV, Guliashvili T, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Facile synthesis of well defined telechelic alkyne-terminated polystyrene in polar media using ATRP with mixed Fe/Cu transition metal catalyst”,  Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2013, 214, 76−84.
Rocha N, Coelho JFJ, Cardoso PML, Barros B, Gonçalves PM, Gil MH. Guthrie JT, ”Deviation from the Theoretical Predictions in the Synthesis of Amphiphilic Block Copolymers in a Wide Range of Compositions Based on Poly(vinyl chloride) by Single Electron Transfer – Degenerative Chain Living Radical Polymerization in Suspension Medium”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2013, 127, 3407-3417.
Sousa AF, Matos M, Freire CSR, Silvestre AJD, Coelho JFJ, “New copolymers derived from terephthalic and 2,5-furandicarboxylic acids: a step forward in the development of biobased polyesters”, Polymer, 2013, 54, 513-519.

 

2012

Rodrigues IV, Coelho JFJ, Carvalho MG. “Isolation and valorization of vegetable proteins: methods, limitations and potential”, Journal of Food Engineering, 2012, 109, 337-346.
Coelho JFJ, Fonseca AC, Goncalves PMOF, Popov AV, Gil MH, “Scaling-up of Poly(vinyl chloride) prepared by single electron transfer–degenerative chain transfer mediated living radical polymerization in water media—II: High molecular weight-ultra stable PVC”, Chemical Engineering Science, 2012, 69, 122-128.
Dias AMA, Marceneiro S, Braga MEM, Coelho JFJ, Ferreira AGM, Simões PN, Veiga IM, Tomé LC, Marrucho IM, Esperança JMSS, Matias AA, Duarte CMM, Rebelo LM, de Sousa HC, “Phosphonium-based ionic liquids as for biomedical grade poly(vinyl chloride)”, Acta Biomaterialia, 2012, 8, 1366-1379.
Duarte AP, Coelho JFJ, Bordado JC, Cidade MT, Gil MH “Surgical adhesives: Systematic review of the main types and development forecast”. Progress in Polymer Science, 2012, 37,1031-1050.
Guliashvili T, Mendonça PV, Serra AC, Popov AV, Coelho JFJ, “Copper-Mediated Living Radical Polymerization in Polar Solvents: Insight into Some Relevant Mechanistic Aspects”, Chemistry – A European Journal, 2012, 18, 4607-4612.
Abreu CMR, Mendonça PV, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, Popov AV, Gryn’ova G, Coote ML, Guliashvili T, “Reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerization of vinyl chloride”, Macromolecules, 2012, 45, 2200-2208.
Abreu CMR, Mendonça PV, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, Popov AV, Guliashvili T, “Accelerated ambient-temperature ATRP of methyl acrylate in alcohol/water solutions with mixed transition metal catalyst system”, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2012, 213, 1677-1687.
Abreu CMR, Mendonça PV, Serra AC, Popov AV, Matyjaszewski K, Guliashvili T, Coelho JFJ, “Inorganic Sulfites: Efficient Reducing Agents and Supplemental Activators for Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization”,  ACS Macro Letters, 2012, 1, 1308–1311.

 

2011

Maia J, Carvalho RA, Coelho JFJ, Simões PN, Gil MH, “Insight on the periodate oxidation of dextran and its structural vicissitudes”, Polymer, 2011, 52, 258-265.
Mendonça PV, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, Popov AV, Guliashvili T, “Ambient Temperature Rapid ATRP of Methyl Acrylate, Methyl Methacrylate and Styrene in Polar Solvents with Mixed Transition Metal Catalyst System”, European Polymer Journal, 2011, 47, 1460-1466.
Coelho JFJ, Fonseca AC, Gois J, Gonçalves PMOF, Popov AV, Gil MH, “Scaling-up of Poly(vinyl chloride) Prepared by Single Electron Transfer Degenerative Chain Transfer Mediated Living Radical Polymerization in Water Media: 1) Low Molecular Weight. Kinetic Analysis”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2011, 169, 398-413.
Coelho JFJ, Fonseca AC, Gonçalves PMOF, Popov AV, Gil MH,” Particle features and morphology of poly(vinyl chloride) prepared by living radical polymerization in aqueous media. Insight about particle formation mechanism”, Polymer, 2011, 52, 2998-3010.

 

2010

Coelho JFJ, Góis JR, Fonseca AC, Gil MH “Modification of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)-co-poly(3-hydroxyvalerate) with Natural Rubber”, Journal Applied Polymer Science, 2010, 116, 718-726.
Carreira AS, Gonçalves FAMM, Mendonça PV, Gil MH, Coelho JFJ, “Temperature and pH responsive polymers based on chitosan: applications and new graft copolymerization strategies based on living radical polymerization”, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2010, 80, 618-630.
Coelho JFJ, Ferreira PC, Alves P, Cordeiro RA, Fonseca AC, Góis JR, Gil MH, “Drug delivery systems: advanced technologies potentially applicable in personalized treatments”, EPMA Journal, 2010, 1, 164-209. (awarded by 49 Top-Experts in predictive, preventive &personalised Medicine from 49 countries worldwide as 2nd best review of this issue).

2009

Coelho JFJ, Mendonça PV, Percev V, Popov AV, Gonçalves PMOF, Gil MH ” Synthesis of High Glass Transition Temperature Copolymers based on Poly(Vinyl Chloride) via Single Electron Transfer – Degenerative Chain Transfer Mediated Living Radical Polymerization (SET-DTLRP) of Vinyl Chloride in Water”, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2009, 47, 7021-7031.
Rocha N, Coelho JFJ, Fonseca AC,  Kazlauciunas A,  Gil MH, Gonçalves PM, Guthrie JT “Poly(vinyl chloride) and wood flour press mould composites: new bonding strategies” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2009, 113, 4, 2727 – 2738.
Alves P, Coelho JFJ, Hacek J, Rota A, Bruinink A, Gil MH, “Surface modification and characterization of thermoplastic polyurethane”, European Polymer Journal, 2009, 45, 1412-1419.
Simões PN, Coelho JFJ,  Gonçalves PMOF, Gil MH “Comparative non-isothermal kinetic analysis of thermal degradation of poly(vinyl chloride) prepared by living and conventional free radical polymerization methods”, European Polymer Journal, 2009, 45, 1949-1959.
Coelho JFJ, Gois J, Fonseca AC, Carvalho RA, Popov AV, Percec V, Gil MH ” Synthesis of Poly(2-methoxyethyl acrylate) by Single Electron Transfer – Degenerative Transfer Living Radical Polymerization catalyzed by Na2S2O4 in Water “, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2009, 47, 4454-4463.

 

2008

Coelho JFJ, Carvalho EY, Marques DS, Popov AV, Percec V, Gonçalves PMFO, Gil MH. “Synthesis of poly(ethyl acrylate) by single electron transfer-degenerative chain transfer living radical polymerization in water catalyzed by Na2S2O4”, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2008, 46, 421-432.
Coelho JFJ, Simões PN, Mendonça PV, Fonseca AC, Gil MH “Thermal Characterization of Poly(vinyl chloride) samples prepared by Living Radical Polymerization. Comparison with Poly(vinyl chloride) prepared by Free Radical Polymerization”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2008, 109, 2729-2736.
Vieira AP, Ferreira P, Coelho JFJ, Gil MH “Photocrosslinkable starch-based for ophtalmologic drug delivery”, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2008, 43, 325-332.
Coelho JFJ, Ferreira P, Gil MH “New approaches in drug delivery systems: application for diabetes treatment”, Infectious Disorders – Drug Targets, 2008, 8, 119-128.
Ferreira P, Coelho JFJ, Gil MH “Development of a new photopolymerizable biodegradable bioadhesive”, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2008, 352, 172-181.
Coelho JFJ, Carvalho EY, Marques DS, Percev V, Popov AV, Gonçalves PMOF, Gil MH ” Influence of the isomeric structures of Butyl Acrylate on its Single Electron Transfer – Degenerative Chain Transfer Living Radical in Water Catalyzed by Na2S2O4 “, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2008, 46, 6542-6551.

 

2007

Ferreira P, Pereira R, Coelho JFJ, Silva AFM, Gil MH “Modification of the biopolymer castor oil with free isocyanate groups to be applied as bioadhesive” International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2007, 40, 144-152.
Ferreira P, Coelho JFJ, Pereira R, Silva AFM, Gil MH “Synthesis and characterization of poly(ethylene glycol) prepolymer to be applied as bioadhesive” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2007, 105, 593-601.
Coelho JFJ, Carvalho EY, Marques DS, Popov AV, Gonçalves PMOF, Gil MH “Synthesis of  Poly(Lauryl Acrylate) by Single Electron Transfer – Degenerative Chain Transfer Living Radical Polymerization catalyzed by Na2S2O4 in Water”, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2007, 208, 1218-227.

 

2006

Coelho JFJ, Alves P, Monteiro J, Castro MM, Abreu M, Gonçalves P, Gil MH “Scale-up of Poly(Vinyl Chloride)-b-Poly(n-Butyl Acrylate)-b-Poly(Vinyl Chloride) prepared by Living Radical Polymerization”. Materials Science Forum, 2006, 515, 975-979.
Santos  KSCR, Coelho JFJ, Ferreira P, Pinto I, Lorenzetti S, Ferreira EI, Higa O, Gil MH “Synthesis and characterization of membranes obtained by graft copolimerization of 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate and acrylic acid onto chitosan”, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2006,310, 37-45.
Coelho JFJ, Gonçalves P, Miranda D, Gil MH “Characterization of suspension Poly(vinyl chloride) resins and narrow Polystyrene standards by size exclusion chromatography with multiple detectors: online right angle laser-light scattering and differential viscometric detectors”. European Polymer Journal, 2006, 42, 751-763.
Coelho JFJ, Silva AMFP, Popov AV, Percec V, Abreu MV, Gonçalves PMOF, Gil MH “Single electron transfer-degenerative chain transfer living radical polymerization of N-Butyl Acrylate in water media”, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2006, 44, 2809-2825.
oelho JFJ,  Silva AMFP, Popov AV, Percec V, Abreu MV, Gonçalves PMOF, Gil MH “Synthesis of Poly(vinyl chloride)-b-Poly(n-butyl acrylate)-b-Poly(vinyl chloride) by the Competitive Single-Electron Transfer/Degenerative-Chain Transfer Mediated Living Radical Polymerization in water”. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2006, 44, 3001-3008.
Ferreira P, Coelho JFJ, Santos  KSCR, Ferreira EI, Gil MH “Thermal characterization of chitosan grafted membranes to be used as wound dressings”, Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry, 2006, 2-3, 233-251.
Coelho JFJ, Carreira M, Popov AV, Percec V, Abreu MV, Gonçalves PMOF, Gil MH  “Processability and Characterization of Poly(vinyl chloride)-b-Poly(n-butyl acrylate)-b-Poly(vinyl chloride) prepared by Living Radical Polymerization of Vinyl Chloride. Comparison with a flexible commercial resin formulation prepared with PVC and Dioctyl Phthalate”. Journal of Vinyl Additive and Technology, 2006, 12, 156-165.
Coelho JFJ, Carreira M, Popov AV, Gonçalves PMOF, Gil MH “Thermal and Mechanical Characterization of Poly(vinyl chloride)-b-Poly(butyl acrylate)-b-Poly(vinyl chloride) obtained by Single Electron Transfer – Degenerative Chain Transfer Living Radical Polymerization in water”. European Polymer Journal, 2006, 42, 2313-2319.

 

2005

Percec V, Popov AV, Ramirez-Castillo E, Coelho JFJ, Hinojosa-Falcon LA. “Phase Transfer Catalyzed Single Electron Transfer – Degenerative Chain Transfer Mediated Living Radical Polymerization (PTC-SET-DTLRP) of Vinyl Chloride Catalyzed by Sodium Dithionate and Initiated with Iodoform in Water at 43ºC”. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2005, 43, 779-788.
Percec V, Popov AV, Ramirez-Castillo E, Coelho JFJ. “Single Electron Transfer Mediated Living Radical Polymerization (SET-DTLRP) of Vinyl Chloride Initiated with Methylene Iodide and Catalyzed by Sodium Dithionate”. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2005, 43, 773-778.
Percec V, Guliashvili, T, Popov AV, Ramirez-Castillo E, Coelho JFJ, Hinojosa-Falcon, L.A. “Accelerated Synthesis of PMMA-b-PVC-b-PMMA Block Copolymers by CuCl/Me6-TREN Catalyzed Living Radical Block Copolymerization of MMA Initiated from α,ω-di(iodo)PVC in DMSO at 90ºC”. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2005, 43, 1649-1659.

 

2004

Percec V, Popov AV, Ramirez-Castillo E, Coelho JFJ, Hinojosa-Falcon LA. “Non-Transition Metal Catalyzed Living Radical Polymerization of Vinyl Chloride Initiated with Iodoform in Water at 25ºC”. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2004, 42, 6267-6282.