International Publications

Papers in International Journals


  • N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira Monitoring Trace Levels of Hydroxy Aromatic Compounds in Urine Matrices by Bar Adsorptive Microextraction (BAμE). Analytical Methods, 2017. (Accepted)
    DOI: 10.1039/C7AY01410D
  • A.P. Paiva, O. Orteta, G.I. Carvalho, C.A. Nogueira. Recovery of palladium from a spent industrial catalyst through leaching and solvent extraction, Hydrometallurgy, 2017, 171, 394-401.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.hydromet.2017.06.014
  • C. Almeida, S.M. Ahmad, J.M.F. Nogueira. Bar Adsorptive Microextraction Technique – Application for the determination of pharmaceuticals in real matrices. Journal of Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2017, 409, 2093-2106.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00216-016-0156-y
  • M.P.B. Mourão, I. Silva, C. Almeida, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira. Application of polyurethane-based devices as sorption-desorption phases for microextraction analysis – The all-in-one microextraction concept. Journal of Chromatography A, 2017, 1485, 1–7.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2017.01.005


  • B.B. Calado, S.M. Ahmad, C. Almeida, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira. Determination of Trace Levels of Irgarol in Estuarine Water Matrices by Bar Adsorptive Microextraction. Journal of Chromatographic Science, 2016, 54(8), 1453-1459.
    DOI: 10.1093/chromsci/bmw076
  • A.H. Ide, S.M. Ahmad, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira. Enhancement for trace analysis of sulfonamide antibiotics in water matrices using bar adsorptive microextraction (BAμE). Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 2016, 129, 593–599.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jpba.2016.07.022
  • M.J. Rodrigues, V. Neves, A. Martins, A.P. Rauter, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira, J. Varela, L. Barreira, L. Custodio. In vitro antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of Limonium algarvense flowers’ infusions and decoctions: A comparison with green tea (Camellia sinensis). Food Chemistry, 2016, 200, 322-329.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2016.01.048
  • C. Vizetto-Duarte, L. Custodio, K. Gangadhar, J.G.H. Lago, C. Dias, A.M. Matos, N. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira, J.L. Barreira, F. Albericio, A.P. Rauter, J. Varela. Isololiolide, a carotenoid metabolite isolated from the brown alga Cystoseira tamariscifolia, is cytotoxic and able to induce apoptosis in hepatocarcinoma cells through caspase-3 activation, decreased Bcl-2 levels, increased p53 expression and PARP cleavage. Phytomedicine, 2016 , 23(5), 550-557.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.phymed.2016.02.008
  • O. Ortet, M.S.C.S. Santos, A.P. Paiva. Palladium(II) and N,N′-Dimethyl-N,N′-dicyclohexylthiodiglycolamide – the extracted species from concentrated chloride solutions. Separation and purification technology (2016). accepted 
    DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2016.06.021
  • O. Ortet, M.S.C.S. Santos, A.P. Paiva. Palladium(II) extraction from concentrated chloride media – reactions involving thioamide derivatives. Separation Science and Technology, 2016, 51(9), 1461-1471.
    DOI: 10.1080/01496395.2016.1165250
  • M.C. Costa, R. Almeida, A. Assunção, A.M.R. da Costa, C. Nogueira, A.P. Paiva. N,N’-tetrasubstituted succinamides as new molecules for liquid–liquid extraction of Pt(IV) from chloride media. Separation and Purification Technology, 2016, 158, 409-416.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2015.12.035
  • F.N. Andrade, A.H. Ide, N.R. Neng, F.M. Lanças, J.M. Nogueira. Determination of trace levels of triazines in corn matrices by bar adsorptive microextraction with a molecularly imprinted polymer. Journal of Separation Science, 2016, 39(4), 756-761.
    DOI: 10.1002/jssc.201501101
  • S.M. Ahmad, C. Almeida, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira. Bar adsorptive microextraction (BAμE) coated with mixed sorbent phases – Enhanced selectivity for the determination of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in real matrices in combination with capillary electrophoresis. Journal of Chromatography B, 2016, 1008, 115–124.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jchromb.2015.11.018


  • O. Ortet, M.E. Martins, A.P. Paiva. Palladium(II) recovery from hydrochloric acid solutions by N,N’-dimethyl-N,N’-dibutylthiodiglycolamide. Metals, 2015, 5, 2303–2315.
    DOI: 10.3390/met5042303
  • O. Ortet, A.P. Paiva. Liquid–liquid extraction of palladium(II) from chloride media by N,N’-dimethyl-N,N’-dicyclohexylthiodiglycolamide. Separation and Purification Technology, 2015,  156(2), 363–368.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2015.10.023
  • J.M.F. Nogueira. Stir-bar Sorptive Extraction: 15 years making sample preparation more environment-friendly. TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 2015, 71, 214-223.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.trac.2015.05.002
  • M.J. Rodrigues, A. Soszynski, A. Martins, A.P. Rauter, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira, J. Varela, L. Barreira, L. Custódio. Unravelling the antioxidant potential and the phenolic composition of different anatomical organs of the marine halophyte Limonium algarvense. Industrial Crops and Products, 2015, 77, 315–322.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2015.08.061
  • L. Custodio, J. Patarra, F. Albericio, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira, A. Romano. In vitro antioxidant and inhibitory activity of water decoctions of carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua L.) on cholinesterases, alpha-amylase and alpha-glucosidase. Natural Product Research, 2015, 29(22), 2155-2159
    DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2014.996147
  • J.R. Bernarda, S.M. Ahmad, C. Almeida, N.R. Neng*, J.M.F. Nogueira*. Application of Bar Adsorptive Microextraction-Large-Volume Injection-Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometric Method for the Determination of Trace Levels of Agrochemicals in Real Matrices. Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society, 2015, 00(00), 1-9.
    DOI: 10.5935/0103-5053.20150202
  • H. Pereira, L. Custódio, M.J. Rodrigues, C.B. de Sousa, M. Oliveira, L. Barreira, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira, S.A. Alrokayan, F. Mouffouk, K.M. Abu-Salah, R. Ben-Hamadou, J. Varela. Biological Activities and Chemical Composition of MethanolicExtracts of Selected Autochthonous Microalgae Strains from the Red Sea. Marine Drugs, 2015, 13(6), 3531-3549.
    DOI: 10.3390/md13063531
  • N.R. Neng, S.M. Ahmad, H. Gaspar, J.M.F. Nogueira. Determination of mitragynine in urine matrices by bar adsorptive microextraction. Talanta, 2015, 144, 105-109.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.talanta.2015.05.038
  • C. Almeida, J.M.F. Nogueira. Determination of Steroid Sex Hormones in Real Matrices by Bar Adsorptive Microextraction (BAμE). Talanta, 2015, 136, 145-154.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.talanta.2014.11.013
  • M.C. Costa, P. Duarte, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira, F. Costa, C. Rosado. Novel insights for permeant lead structures through in vitro skin diffusion assays of Prunus lusitanica L., the Portugal Laurel. Journal of Molecular Structure, 2014, 1079, 327-336.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2014.08.027
  • O. Ortet, A.P. Paiva. Development of Tertiary Thioamide Derivatives to Recover Palladium(II) from Simulated Complex Chloride Solutions. Hydrometallurgy, 2015, 151, 33-41.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.hydromet.2014.11.001
  • L. Custódio, J. Patarra, F. Alberício, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira, A. Romano. Phenolic composition, antioxidant potential and in vitro inhibitory activity of leaves and acorns of Quercus suber on key enzymes relevant for hyperglycemia and Alzheimer’s disease. Industrial Crops and Products,  2015, 64, 45–51.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2014.11.001


  • A. Khadhri, B. Intidhar, S. Belkhir, R. El Mokni, S. Smiti, C. Almeida, J.M.F. Nogueira, M.E.M. Araujo. Chemical Variability of Two Essential Oils of Tunisian Rue: Ruta montana and Ruta chalepensis. Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants, 2014, 17(3), 445-451.
    DOI: 10.1080/0972060X.2014.892841
  • A. Khadhri, R. El Mokni, C. Almeida, J.M.F. Nogueira, M.E.M. Araujo MEM. Chemical composition of essential oil of Psidium guajava L. growing in Tunisia. Industrial Crops and Products, 2014, 52, 29-31.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2013.10.018
  • S.M. Ahmad, C. Almeida, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira. Application of Bar Adsorptive Microextraction for Anti-Doping Control Screening of Anabolic Steroids in Urine Matrices. Journal of Chromatography B, 2014, 969, 35-41.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jchromb.2014.07.040
  • N.R. Neng, R.C.P. Sequeiros, J.M.F. Nogueira. Combining Bar Adsorptive Microextraction with Capillary Electrophoresis – Application for the determination of phenolic acids in food matrices. Electrophoresis, 2014, 35( 17), 2488-2494.
    DOI: 10.1002/elps.201400101
  • J.M.F. Nogueira. Microextração adsortive em barra (BAµE): Um conceito analítico inovador para microextraçao estática. Scientia Chromatographica 5(4), 275-283, 2014.
    DOI: 10.4322/sc.2014.010
  • C.A. Nogueira, A. P. Paiva, P. C. Oliveira, M. C. Costa, A. M. Rosa da Costa. Oxidative Leaching Process with Cupric Ion in Hydrochloric Acid Media for Recovery of Pd and Rh from Spent Catalytic Converters. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2014, 278, 82–90.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2014.05.099
  • A.P. Paiva, G. I. Carvalho, M. C. Costa, A. M. Rosa da Costa, C. Nogueira. The Solvent Extraction Performance of N,N’-Dimethyl-N,N’-Dibutylmalonamide Towards Platinum and Palladium in Chloride Media. Separation Science and Technology, 2014, 49(7), 966–973.
    DOI: 10.1080/01496395.2013.878721
  • M.S.C.S. Santos, A.P. Paiva. Iron(III) extraction from chloride media by N,N’-tetrasubstituted malonamides: an interfacial study. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2014, 413, 78-85.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2013.09.017
  • N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira. Determination of phenol compounds in surface water matrices by bar adsorptive microextraction-high performance liquid chromatography-diode array detection. Molecules, 2014, 19, 9369-9379.
    DOI: 10.3390/molecules19079369
  • C. Almeida, J.M.F. Nogueira. Determination of Trace Levels of Parabens in Real Matrices by Bar Adsorptive Microextraction (BAµE) using Selective Sorbent Phases. Journal of Chromatography A, 2014, 1348, 17-26.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2014.04.057
  • N.R. Neng, R.P. Santalla, J.M.F. Nogueira. Determination of tributyltin in environmental water matrices using stir bar sorptive extraction with in-situ derivatization and large volume injection-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Talanta, 2014, 126,  8–11.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.talanta.2014.03.021
  • C. Almeida, R. Strzelczyk, J.M.F. Nogueira. Improvements on Bar Adsorptive Microextraction (BAμE) Technique – Application for the determination of insecticide repellents in environmental water matrices. Talanta, 2014, 120, 126–134.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.talanta.2013.11.031
  • A. Martins, R. Mignon, M. Bastos, D. Datista, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira, C. Vizetto-Duarte, L. Custódio, J. Varela, A. Pilar. In Vitro Antitumoral activity of compounds isolated from Artemisia gorgonum Webb. Phytotherapy Research, 2014.
    DOI: 10.1002/ptr.5133
  • A.P. Paiva, G.I. Carvalho, M.C. Costa, A.M.R. da Costa, C. Nogueira. Recovery of platinum and palladium from chloride solutions by a thiodiglycolamide derivative. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 2014, 32(1), 78-94.
    DOI: 10.1080/07366299.2013.810969


  • B. Teixeira, A. Marques, C. Ramos, C. Serrano, O. Matos, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira, J.A. Saraiva, M.L. Nunes. Chemical composition and bioactivity of different oregano (Origanum vulgare) extracts and essential oil. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 2013, 36, 81-87.
    DOI:  10.1002/jsfa.6089
    L.C. Ribeiro, M.S. Santos, A.P. Paiva. Apparent molar volumes of N,N-disubstituted monoamides: A convenient tool  to interpret iron(III) extraction profiles from hydrochloric acid solutions. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 2013, 31(3), 281–296.
    DOI: 10.1080/07366299.2013.764784
  • M.C. Costa, A. Assunção, A.M.R. Costa, C. Nogueira, A.P. Paiva. Liquid-liquid Extraction of platinum from chloride media by N,N’-Dimethyl-N,N’-dicyclohexyltetradecylmalonamide. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange 31(1), 12–23, 2013.
    DOI: 10.1080/07366299.2012.700588
  • L. Custodio, A.L. Escapa, J. Patarra, R. Aligue, F. Albericio, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira, A. Romano. Sapwood of Carob Tree (Ceratonia siliqua L.) as a Potential Source of Bioactive Compounds. Records of Natural Products, 2013,  7(3), 225-229.
    Accession Number: 90487561
  • C. Almeida, A. Stępkowska, A. Alegre, J.M.F. Nogueira. Determination of trace levels of benzophenone-type ultra-violet filters in real matrices by bar adsorptive micro-extraction using selective sorbent phases. Journal of Chromatography A, 2013, 1311, 1.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2013.08.007
  • P. Costa, S. Gonçalves, P. Valentão, P.B. Andrade, C. Almeida, J.M.F. Nogueira, A. Romano. Metabolic profile and biological activities of Lavandula pedunculatasubsp. lusitanica (Chaytor) Franco: Studies on the essential oil and polarextracts. Food Chemistry, 2013, 141, 2501–2506.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.05.055
  • B. Teixeira, A. Marques, C. Ramos, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira, J.A. Saraiva, M.L. Nunes. Chemical composition and antibacterial and antioxidant properties of commercial essential oils. Industrial Crops and Products, 2013, 43, 587.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2012.07.069
  • L. Custodio, J. Patarra, F. Albericio, N.R. Neng, J.M.F. Nogueira, A. Romano. Extracts from Quercus sp acorns exhibit in vitro neuroprotective features through inhibition of cholinesterase and protection of the human dopaminergic cell line SH-SY5Y from hydrogen peroxide-induced cytotoxicity. Industrial Crops and Products, 2013, 45, 114.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2012.12.011


Papers in Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  • A. P. Paiva, G. I. Carvalho, M. C. Costa, A. M. R. Costa, C. A. Nogueira. Recovery of Palladium(II) from a Spent Automobile Catalyst Leaching Solution. Proceedings of WASTES: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities – 3rd International Conference (Eds. C. Vilarinho, F. Castro, J. Carvalho, M. Russo, J. Araújo) pp. 61-63, Ed. CVR – Centro para a Valorização de Resíduos, Viana do Castelo, Portugal, September 2015.
  • O. Ortet, A. P. Paiva. Solvent Extraction of Palladium from Hydrochloric Acid Media by N,N-disubstituted Thioamides. Proceedings of  International Solvent Extraction Conference – ISEC 2014 (Ed. Dechema e.V.), pp. 820-825, Würzburg, Germany, September 2014.
  • A. P. Paiva, G. I. Carvalho, M. C. Costa, A. M. R. Costa, C. A. Nogueira. Recovery of Platinum(IV) and Palladium(II) from Complex Hydrochloric Acid Matrices by a Thiodiglycolamide Derivative. Proceedings of International Solvent Extraction Conference – ISEC 2014 (Ed. Dechema e.V.), pp. 641-646, Würzburg, Germany, September 2014.
  • C.A. Nogueira, P.C. Oliveira, G.I. Carvalho, A.M. Gonçalves, M.C. Costa, A.M.R. Costa, A.P. Paiva. Leaching behavior of platinum-group metals in spent autocatalytic converters and processes for their recovery from leachates. Proceedings of WASTES: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities – 2nd International Conference (Eds. F. Castro, C. Vilarinho, J. Carvalho, A. Castro, J. Araújo, A. Pedro), 317-322, Braga, Portugal, September 2013.


Publications before 2013