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Departamento de Engenharia Química da FCTUC

Arménio Serra


Arménio Coimbra Serra

Assistant Professor

PhD in Chemistry, University of Coimbra, 1998

Diploma in Biochemistry, University of Coimbra, 1986

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“On the mechanism of carboxilic acid co-catalyst assisted metalloporphyrin oxidations”, , A. M. d'A. Rocha Gonsalves, and A. C. Serra, J. Molec. Catalysis, A: Chemical, 168 , 2001, 25.

“Immobilised porphyrins in monoterpene photooxidations” Sónia M. Ribeiro, Arménio C. Serra;, A. M. d A. Rocha Gonsalves, J. of Catalysis, 2008, 256, 331-337.

“In Vitro Photodynamic Activity of 5,15-bis(3-Hydroxyphenyl)porphyrin and its Halogenated Derivatives Against Cancer Cells”, Armenio Serra, Marta Pineiro, Catarina Isabel Santos, António Manuel d’A. Rocha Gonsalves, Margarida Abrantes, Mafalda Laranjo, Maria Filomena Botelho, Photochem. Photobiol. 2010, 86, 206-212.

"Controlled porphyrinogen oxidation for the selective synthesis of meso-tetraarylchlorins", Arménio C. Serra, António M. d’A. Rocha Gonsalves, Tetrahedron Letters, 51, 2010, 4192-4194.

“[8π+2π] Cycloaddition of meso-Tetra- and 5,15-Diarylporphyrins: Synthesis and Photophysical Characterization of Stable Chlorins and Bacteriochlorins”, Nelson A. M. Pereira, Sofia M. Fonseca, Arménio C. Serra, Teresa M. V. D. Pinho e Melo and Hugh D. Burrows Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 3970–3979.

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