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Chemical characterization of lignocellulosic material, in particular studying the content and composition lignin by different methodologies (Py-GC-MS/FID, NMR, DFRC).

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Costa R.A., Lourenço A., Patrício H., Quilhó T., Gominho J. (2023)

Valorization of pine nut industry residues on a biorefinery concept

Waste and Biomass Valorization. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12649-023-02068-w

Gama N., Evtyugin D.D., Lourenço A., Lopes C., Evtuguin D. (2023)

Ellagic acid as stabilizer in the thermo-oxidative degradation of thermoplastic polyurethane

Polymer Degradation and Stability, 215: 110456. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2023.110456

Malengue A.S., Miranda I., Simões R., Lourenço A., Gominho J., Pereira H. (2023)

Cork cellular and chemical features underlying bark environmental protection in the Miombo species Parinari curatellifoila

Heliyon, 9 (10): e21135. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e21135

Gomes J., Puna J., Marques A., Gominho J., Lourenço A., Santos R., Ozkan S. (2022)

Clean Forest – Project concept and early results

Energies, 15(24): 9294. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en15249294

Lourenço A., Kukic D., Vasic V., Costa R.A., Antov M., Sciban M., Gominho J. (2022)

Valorisation of lignocellulosic wastes, the case study of eucalypt stumps lignin as bioadsorbent for the removal of Cr (VI)

Molecules, 27(19): 6246. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules27196246

Alves-Ferreira J., Lourenço A., Morgado F., Duarte L.C., Roseiro L.B., Fernandes M.C., Pereira H., Carvalheiro F. (2021)

Delignification of Cistus ladanifer biomass by organosolv and alkali processes

Energies, 14(42): 1127. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en14041127

Branco D.G., Santiago C., Lourenço A., Cabrita L., Evtuguin D.V. (2021)

Structural features of dioxane lignin from Quercus suber L.

Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 69(30): 8555-8564 . DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.1c01961

Gominho J., Costa R.A., Lourenço A., Quilhó T., Pereira H. (2021)

Eucalyptus globulus stumps bark: chemical and anatomical characterization under a valorisation perspective

Waste Biomass Valor, 12: 1253–1265. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12649-020-01098-y

Lourenço A., Marques A.V., Gominho J. (2021)

The identification of new triterpenoids in Eucalyptus globulus wood

Molecules, 26(12): 3495. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26123495

Alves-Ferreira J., Miranda I., Duarte L., Roseiro L., Lourenço A., Quilhó T., Cardoso S., Fernandes M.C., Carvalheiro F., Pereira H. (2020)

Cistus ladanifer as a source of chemicals: structural and chemical characterization

Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 10: 325–337. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-019-00448-8

Gominho J., Lourenço A., Marques A.V., Pereira H. (2020)

An extensive study on the chemical diversity of lipophilic extractives from Eucalyptus globulus wood

Phytochemistry, 180: 112520. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phytochem.2020.112520

Lourenço A., Araújo S., Gominho J., Evtuguin D. (2020)

Cellulose structural changes during mild torrefaction of eucalyptus wood

Polymers, 12(12): 2831. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/polym12122831

Lourenço A., Araújo S., Gominho J., Pereira H., Evtuguin D. (2020)

Structural changes in lignin of thermally treated eucalyptus wood

Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology, 40(4): 258-268. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02773813.2020.1769674

Queirós C.S.G.P., Cardoso S., Lourenço A., Ferreira J., Miranda I., Lourenço M.J., Pereira H. (2020)

Characterization of walnut, almond, and pine nut shells regarding chemical composition and extract composition

Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 10(1): 175-188. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-019-00424-2

Alves-Ferreira J., Duarte L.C., Lourenço A., Roseiro L.B., Fernandes M.C., Pereira H., Carvalheiro F. (2019)

Distillery residues from Cistus ladanifer (rockrose) as a feedstock for the production of added-value phenolic compounds and hemicellulosic oligosaccharides

BioEnergy Research, 12: 347–358. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12155-019-09975-8

Costa R., Lourenço A., Oliveira V., Pereira H. (2019)

Chemical characterization cork, phloem and wood from different Quercus suber provenances and trees

Heliyon, 5(12): e02910. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e02910

Gominho J., Costa R., Lourenço A., Neiva D.M., Pereira H. (2019)

The effect of different pre-treatments to improve delignification of eucalypt stumps in a biorefinery context

Bioresource Technology Reports, 6: 89-95. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biteb.2019.02.004

Berhanu A., Kiflie Z., Miranda I., Lourenço A., Ferreira J., Feleke S., Yimam A., Pereira H. (2018)

Characterization of crop residues from false banana Ensete ventricosum in Ethiopia in view of a full-resource valorization

Plos One, 13(7): e0199422. DOI: https://10.1371/journal.pone.0199422

Gominho J., Curt M.D., Lourenço A., Fernandez J., Pereira H. (2018)

Cynara cardunculus L. as a biomass and multi-purpose crop: a review of 30 years of research

Biomass & Bioenergy, 109: 257-275. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2018.01.001

Şen A., Miranda I., Ferreira J., Lourenço A., Pereira H. (2018)

Chemical composition and cellular structure of ponytail palm (Beaucarnea recurvata) cork

Industrial Crops and Products, 124(15): 845-855. URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669018307568

Lourenço A., Gominho J., Curt M.D., Revilla E., Villar J.C., Pereira H. (2017)

Steam explosion as a pre-treatment of Cynara cardunculus prior to delignification

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 56(1):424-433.

Pinto F., Gominho J., André R.N., Gonçalves D., Miranda M., Varela F., Neves D., Santos J., Lourenço A., Pereira H. (2017)

Improvement of gasification performance of Eucalyptus globulus stumps with torrefaction and densification pre-treatments

Fuel, 206: 289-299. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2017.06.008

Pinto F., Gominho J., André R.N., Gonçalves D., Miranda M., Varela F., Neves D., Santos J., Lourenço A., Pereira H. (2017)

Effect of rice husk torrefaction on syngas production and quality

Energy & Fuels, 31: 5183-5192.

Araújo S., Vital B., Oliveira B., Carneiro A.C.O, Lourenço A., Pereira H. (2016)

Physical and mechanical properties of heat treated wood from Aspidosperma populifolium, Dipteryx odorata and Mimosa scabrella

Maderas-Ciencia y Tecnologia, 18(1):143-156.

Gominho J., Lourenço A., Neiva D., Fernandes L., Amaral M., Duarte A.P., Simões R.,Pereira H. (2016)

The effect of eucalypt tree overaging on pulping and paper properties

European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, 74(1): 101-108.

Lourenço A., Rencoret J., Chematova C., Gominho J., Gutiérrez A., del Río J.C., Pereira H. (2016)

Lignin composition and structure differs between xylem, phloem and phellem in Quercus suber L

Frontiers in Plant Science, 7: 1612.

Neiva D.M., Gominho J., Fernandes L., Lourenço A., Chemetova C., Simões R.M.S., Pereira H. (2016)

The potential of hydrothermally pretreated industrial barks from E. globulus as a feedstock for pulp production

Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology, 36(6): 383-392.

Gominho J., Lourenço A., Miranda I., Pereira H. (2015)

Radial and axial variation of heartwood properties and extractives in mature trees of Eucalyptus globulus

BioResources, 10 (1): 721-731.

Gominho J., Lourenço A., Neiva D., Pereira H. (2015)

Variation of wood pulping and bleached pulp properties along the stem in mature Eucalyptus globulus trees

BioResources, 10(4):7808-7816.

Lourenço A., Neiva D.M., Gominho J., Curt M.D., Fernandez J., Marques A.V., Pereira H. (2015)

Biomass production of four Cynara cardunculus clones and lignin composition analysis

Biomass and Bioenergy, 76: 86-95.

Lourenço A., Neiva D.M., Gominho J., Velez Marques A., Pereira H. (2015)

Characterization of lignin in heartwood, sapwood and bark from Tectona grandis using Py–GC–MS/FID

Wood Science Technology, 49(1): 159-175.

Lourenço A., Rencoret J., Chemetova C., Gominho J., Gutiérrez A., Pereira H., del Río J. C. (2015)

Isolation and structural characterization of lignin from cardoon (Cynara cardunculus L.) stalks

BioEnergy Research, 8(4): 1946-1955.

Neiva D., Fernandes L., Araújo S., Lourenço A., Gominho J., Simões R., Pereira H. (2015)

Chemical composition and kraft pulping potential of 12 eucalypt species

Industrial Crops and Products, 66: 89-95.

Gominho J., Lopes C., Lourenço A., Simões R., Pereira H. (2014)

Eucalyptus globulus stumpwood as a raw material for pulping

Bioresources, 9(3): 4038-4049.

Gominho J., Lourenço A., Curt M.D., Fernández J., Pereira H. (2014)

Cynara cardunculus in large scale cultivation. A case study in Portugal.

Chemical Engineering Transactions 37: 529-534. . DOI: https://doi.org/10.3303/CET1437089

Abelha P., Franco C., Pinto F., Lopes H., Gulyurtlu I., Gominho J., Lourenço A., Pereira H. (2013)

Thermal conversion of Cynara cardunculus L. and mixtures with Eucalyptus globulus by fluidized-bed combustion and gasification

Energy&Fuels, 27(11): 6725-6737. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ef401246p

Lourenço A., Gominho J., Velez-Marques A., Pereira H. (2013)

Variation of lignin monomeric composition during kraft pulping of Eucalyptus globulus heartwood and sapwood

Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology, 33(1): 1-18.

Lourenço A., Gominho J., Velez-Marques A., Pereira H. (2013)

Py-GC/MS(FID) assessed behaviour of polysaccharides during kraft delignification of Eucalyptus globulus heartwood and sapwood

Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 101: 142-149.

Lourenço A., Gominho J., Velez-Marques A., Pereira H. (2013)

Comparison of Py-GC/FID and wet chemistry analysis for lignin determination in wood and pulps from Eucalyptus globulus

BioResources, 8(2): 2967-2980.

Gominho J., Lourenço A., Miranda I., Pereira H. (2012)

Chemical and fuel properties of stumps biomass from Eucalyptus globulus plantations

Industrial Crops and Products, 39: 12-16.

Lourenço A., Gominho J., Marques V.A., Pereira H. (2012)

Reactivity of syringyl and guaiacyl lignin units and delignification kinetics in the kraft pulping of Eucalyptus globulus wood using Py-GC-MS/FID

Bioresources Technology, 123: 296-302.

Gominho J., Lourenço A., Palma P., Lourenço M.E., Curt M.D., Fernandez J., Pereira H. (2011)

Large scale cultivation of Cynara cardunculus L. for biomass production – A case study

Industrial Crops and Products, 33(1): 1-6.

Lourenço A., Gominho J., Pereira H. (2011)

Modeling of sapwood and heartwood delignification kinetics of Eucalyptus globulus using consecutive and simultaneous approaches

Journal of Wood Science, 57(1): 20-26.

Lourenço A., Gominho J., Pereira H. (2010)

Pulping and delignification of sapwood and heartwood from Eucalyptus globulus

Journal of Pulp and Paper Science, 36(3-4): 63-69.

Gominho J., Lourenço A., Curt M.D., Fernandez J., Pereira H. (2009)

Characterization of hairs and pappi from Cynara cardunculus capitula as a fibre raw material

Industrial Crops and Products, 29 (1): 116-125.

Miranda I., Gominho J., Lourenço A., Pereira H. (2009)

Variation of heartwood and sapwood in 18-year-old Eucalyptus globulus trees grown with different spacings

Trees – Structure and Function, 23 (2): 367-372.

Lourenço A., Baptista I., Gominho J., Pereira H. (2008)

The influence of heartwood on the pulping properties of Acacia melanoxylon wood

Journal of Wood Science, 54(6): 464-469.

Miranda I., Gominho J., Lourenço A., Pereira H. (2007)

Heartwood, extractives and pulp yield of three Eucalyptus globulus clones grown in two sites

Appita Journal, 60(6): 485-500.

Miranda I., Gominho J., Lourenço A., Pereira H. (2006)

The influence of irrigation and fertilization on heartwood and sapwood content in 18-year-old Eucalyptus globulus Labill. trees.

Canadian Journal Forest Research 36 (10): 2675-2683.. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1139/x06-130

Lageiro M., Máximo C., Costa F.M., Gominho J., Lourenço A., Pereira H. (2005)

Effect of the Laccase-mediator system on the yellowing of kraft pulps.

Journal of Biotechnology 118: S103-S103 Suppl.1. . DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiotec.2005.06.005

Books
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Book Chapters

Lourenço A., Gominho J. (2023)

Lignin as feedstock for nanoparticles production

In: Lignin as feedstock for nanoparticles production. Arpit Sand and Jaya Tuteja Eds. In: Lignin – Chemistry, structure, and application. InTechOpen, pp. 99-131. . ISBN: 978-1-83968-546-0 URL: https://www.intechopen.com/books/11902

Gomes J., Puna J., Marques A., Gominho J., Lourenço A., Galhano R., Ozkan S. (2022)

Clean Forest – project concept and preliminary results

In: Advances in forest fire research 2022. Viegas DX, Ribeiro LM Eds. Editora Universidade de Coimbra, pp. 1597-1600. ISBN: 978-989-26-2297-2 URL: http://books.uc.pt/chapter?chapter=9789892622989243

Lourenço A., Gominho J., Pereira H. (2019)

Chemical characterization of lignocellulosic materials by analytical pyrolysis

In: Analytical pyrolysis. Peter Kusch Ed. InTechOpen, pp 9-30 . ISBN: 978-1-78984-958-5 URL: https://www.intechopen.com/books/analytical-pyrolysis/chemical-characterization-of-lignocellulosic-materials-by-analytical-pyrolysis; http://hdl.handle.net/10400.5/27926

Lourenço A., Pereira H. (2018)

Compositional variability of lignin in biomass

In: Lignin – Trends and Applications. Matheus Poletto Ed. InTechOpen, pp. 65-98. ISBN: 978-953-51-3902-7 DOI: https://www.intechopen.com/books/lignin-trends-and-applications URL: https://www.intechopen.com/chapters/57976

Pereira H., Simões R., Santos A., Gominho J., Lourenço A., Anjos O. (2018)

Potential of Acacia melanoxylon for pulping.

In: Acacias: characteristics, distribution and uses. Series: Plant Science Research and Practices. Aide Matheson Ed. Nova Science Publishers, pp. 235-254. . ISBN: 978-1-53614-237-2 URL: https://novapublishers.com/shop/acacia-characteristics-distribution-and-uses/; http://hdl.handle.net/10400.5/27934

Projects

CLEANPELL

Valorização de resíduos da indústria de MDF para produção de pellets torrificados

Duration: 2022-2023

CEF Budget: 49.922,05 €

CorkinARCH

CorkFacades: Fachadas de cortiça: desempenho, qualidade ambiental e perceção do público

Duration: 2021-2024

CEF Budget: 72.341 €

Acacia4FirePrev

Explorar a biomassa de Acacias: Uma forma de reduzir o risco de incĂŞndios

Duration: 2020-2023

CEF Budget: 298.000 €

CleanForest

Gestão e valorização dos resíduos florestais na perspetiva dupla da prevenção de incêndios e na produção de bioenergia

Duration: 2020-2023