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A green approach toward antibody purification: a sustainable biomimetic ligand for direct immobilization on (bio)polymeric supports
This paper presents a sustainable strategy for improving the capture of antibodies by affinity chromatography. A novel biomimetic ligandExpand
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Integrated desulfurization of diesel by combination of metal-free oxidation and product removal by molecularly imprinted polymers
The production of ultra-low-sulfur diesel is an important worldwide demand. In this work a novel integrated method for desulfurization of diesel is proposed based on the combination of Bronsted acidExpand
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Reborn water-soluble CdTe quantum dots.
Recovery of fully aggregated water-soluble CdTe quantum dots was achieved by simple treatment with a strong base. A deprotonation-triggered disaggregation is postulated to be the main mechanismExpand
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Isolation, analytical quantification and seasonal variation of labdanolic acid from the Portuguese-grown Cistus ladaniferus
Abstract An original analytical protocol for the quantification of labdanolic acid (LA) present in the crude oil of Cistus ladaniferus plant was successfully developed during this investigation. TheExpand
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Development of novel flocculants to treat oily waters using health-friendly processes
Tese de doutoramento em Engenharia Quimica, apresentada ao Departamento de Quimica da Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra
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Data-Driven Modelling of the Complex Interaction between Flocculant Properties and Floc Size and Structure
Polymeric flocculants are widely used due to their ability to efficiently promote flocculation at low dosages. However, fundamental background knowledge about how they act and interact with theExpand
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Preparation of UV-curing polymer-ZrO 2 hybrid nanocomposites via auto-hydrolysis sol-gel process using zirconium oxychloride octahydrate coordinated with organic amine
Compared with the conventional thermal curing technique for hybrid coatings, the UV-curing technique has several excellent features such as a high-speed process, lower energy consumption, lowerExpand
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Flocculation treatment of an industrial effluent: performance assessment by Laser Diffraction Spectroscopy
Flocculation processes are extensively used as separation method to remove suspended and dissolved solids, colloids and organic substances in effluents. As flocculation performance affects theExpand
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A more eco-friendly synthesis of flocculants to treat wastewaters using health-friendly solvents
The main objective of this work was to investigate the possibility of producing new polyelectrolytes (flocculants) synthesized using health-friendly ingredients. A well-known copolymer used in waterExpand
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