Publications

Publications:


J. L. C Pereira, A. A. C. C. Pais, J. C. R. Azevedo, H. G. Knapik. Methods for unsupervised contribution analysis of raw EEM data in water monitoring. Contaminant identification and quantification Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 120226  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2021.120226 (2021)

A. C. Solís, D. Bento, S. Nunes, A. Valente, A. A. C. C. Pais, C. S. Vitorino Rethinking transdermal drug delivery using PVA-NLC based filmsPolymer, 124032. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2021.124032 (2021)

J. Basso, M. L. Ramos, A. A. C. C. Pais, R. Vitorino, A. Fortuna, C. S. Vitorino. Expediting Disulfiram Assays through a Systematic Analytical Quality by Design Approach. Chemosensors 9 (7), 172  https://doi.org/10.3390/chemosensors9070172 (2021) 

T. Encarnação, D. Santos, S. Ferreira, A. J. M. Valente, J. C. Pereira,  M. G. Campos, H. D. Burrows, A. A. C. C Pais. Removal of Imidacloprid from Water by Microalgae Nannochloropsis sp. and Its Determination by a Validated RP-HPLC Method. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 1-9 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33847799/ (2021)

C S. Vitorino, A. F. Jorge, A. A. C. C. Pais. Recent Trends in Nanotechnology for Brain Delivery: A Brief Outlook Nanoparticles for Brain Drug Delivery, 3-7 https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003119326 (2021)

J. Basso, M. Mendes, M. Ferreira, J. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais, C. S. Vitorino Recent in vitro Models for the Blood-Brain Barrier. Nanoparticles for Brain Drug Delivery, 383-405 https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003119326 (2021)

A. F Jorge, S. Grijalvo, A. A. C. C. Pais, R. Eritja. Lipid Nanocarriers for Oligonucleotide Delivery to the Brain. Nanoparticles for Brain Drug Delivery, 257-287 https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003119326 (2021)

F. M. B. Lã, N. Polo, S. Granqvist, T. Cova, A. A. C. C. Pais. Female Voice-Related Sexual Attractiveness to Males: Does it Vary With Different Degrees of Conception Likelihood? Journal of Voice. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2021.02.006 (2021)

T. F. Cova, D. Murtinho, R. Aguado, A. A.C. C. Pais, A. J. M. Valente Cyclodextrin polymers and cyclodextrin-containing polysaccharides for water remediation. Polysaccharides. 2 (1), 16-38 https://doi.org/10.3390/polysaccharides2010002 (2021)

J. Henriques, F. A. Schaberle, C. Serpa, A. A. C. C. Pais, C. Cardoso, C. Vitorino. Photoacoustic method for real-time assessment of salt content in aqueous solutions. Talanta 222, 121497 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2020.121497 (2021)

J. Basso, M. Mendes, J. Silva, T. Cova, E. Luque-Michel, A. F. Jorge, S. Grijalvo, L. Gonçalves, R. Eritja, M. J. Blanco-Prieto, A. J. Almeida, A. A. C. C Pais, C. S. Vitorino. Sorting hidden patterns in nanoparticle performance for glioblastoma using machine learning algorithms. International Journal of Pharmaceutics 592, 120095. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.120095 (2021)

M. I. Ferreira, T. Cova, J. A. Paixão, A. Pais, C. Vitorino. Coprecipitation synthesis, stabilization, and characterization of oleic acid-coated iron oxide nanoparticles for magnetically oriented hybrid system vectorization. Magnetic Nanoparticle-Based Hybrid Materials, 273-301 https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-823688-8.00033-8 (2021)

G. Utzeri, L. Verissimo, D. Murtinho, A. A. C. C. Pais, F. X. Perrin, F. Ziarelli, T-V. Iordache, A. Sarbu, A. J. M. Valente. Poly (β-cyclodextrin)-activated carbon gel composites for removal of pesticides from water Molecules 26 (5), 1426 doi: 10.3390/molecules26051426 (2021)

M. Miranda, T. Cova, C. Augusto, A. A. C. C. Pais, C. Cardoso, C. Vitorino Diving into Batch-to-Batch Variability of Topical Products-a Regulatory Bottleneck Pharmaceutical Research 37 (11), 1-17 (2020)

J. Basso, M. Mendes, J. Silva, J. Sereno, T. Cova, R. Oliveira, A. Fortuna, M. Castelo-Branco, A. Falcão, J. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais, C. S. Vitorino. Peptide-lipid nanoconstructs act site-specifically towards glioblastoma growth impairment. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics 155, 177-189 (2020)

M. Mendes, T. Cova, J. Basso, M. L. Ramos, R. Vitorino, J. Sousa, A. Pais. C .S. Vitorino. Hierarchical design of hyaluronic acid-peptide constructs for glioblastoma targeting: combining insights from NMR and molecular dynamics simulations. Journal of Molecular Liquids 315, 113774 (2020)

M. Mendes, J. Basso, J. Silva, T. Cova, J. Sousa, A. Pais, C. Vitorino Biomimeting ultra-small lipid nanoconstructs for glioblastoma treatment: A computationally guided experimental approach. International Journal of Pharmaceutics 587, 119661 (2020)

A. F. Y. Matsushita, M. J. Tapia, A. A. C. C. Pais, A. J. M. Valente. Luminescent Properties of Lanthanoid-Poly (Sodium Acrylate) Composites: Insights on the Interaction MechanismPolymers 12 (6), 1314 (2020)

J. Basso, J. Silva, M. Mendes, J. Sousa, A. Pais, C. Vitorino. Cell Membrane-Mimetic Nanoparticles for Cancer Treatment: What Has Been Done So Far?Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Systems for Cancer Treatment, 75-103 (2020)

C. S. Vinagreiro, A. Zangirolami, F. A. Schaberle, S. C. C. Nunes, K. C. Blanco, N. M. Inada, G. J. Silva, A. A. C. C. Pais, V. S. Bagnato, L. G. ArnautM, M. PereiraAntibacterial photodynamic inactivation of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and biofilms with nanomolar photosensitizer concentrations ...ACS infectious diseases 6 (6), 1517-1526 (2020)

Designing Ultra-Small Nanostructured Lipid Carriers: Critical Process ParametersM Mendes, J Basso, J Sousa, A Pais, C VitorinoMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute Proceedings 78 (1), 50 (2020)

Development and validation of a RP-HPLC method for the simultaneous analysis of paracetamol, ibuprofen, olanzapine, and simvastatin during microalgae bioremediationT Encarnação, A Aguiar, C Palito, AACC Pais, MG Campos, AJFN Sobral, ...MethodsX 7, 101083 (2020)

Nanotechnological approaches in cancer: the role of celecoxib and disulfiramJ Basso, M Mendes, A Fortuna, R Vitorino, J Sousa, A Pais, C VitorinoDrug Repurposing in Cancer Therapy, 353-393 (2020)

Removal of pharmaceuticals from water by free and imobilised microalgaeT Encarnação, C Palito, AACC Pais, AJM Valente, HD BurrowsMolecules 25 (16), 3639 (2020) 

Tailoring drug and gene codelivery nanosystems for glioblastoma treatmentJ Silva, J Basso, M Mendes, J Sousa, A Pais, C VitorinoAdvances and Avenues in the Development of Novel Carriers for Bioactives and .(2020)

Microalgal biomass of industrial interest: methods of characterizationC Dupré, HD Burrows, MG Campos, C Delattre, T Encarnação, ...Handbook on characterization of biomass, biowaste and related by-products ...(2020)

The role of magnetic nanoparticles in cancer nanotheranosticsM Ferreira, J Sousa, A Pais, C VitorinoMaterials 13 (2), 266 (2020)

Targeted siRNA Delivery Using Lipid NanoparticlesA Jorge, A Pais, C VitorinoDrug Delivery Systems, 259-283 (2020)

aQbD as a platform for IVRT method development-A regulatory oriented approachM Miranda, AACC Pais, C Cardoso, C VitorinoInternational journal of pharmaceutics 572, 118695  (2019)

DNA nanostructures for delivery of therapeutic oligonucleotidesC Fàbrega, AF Jorge, A Aviñó, A Pais, S Grijalvo, R Eritja Casadellà (2019) 

Deep learning for deep chemistry: optimizing the prediction of chemical patternsTFGG Cova, AACC PaisFrontiers in chemistry 7, 809 (2019)

Serinol-based nanostructured lipid nanoparticles for glioblastoma treatmentM Mendes, J Basso, J Silva, JJ Sousa, S Grijalvo, R Eritja Casadellà, ...(2019)

Aptamer-peptide conjugates as a new strategy to modulate human α-thrombin binding affinityA Aviñó, AF Jorge, CS Huertas, TFGG Cova, A Pais, LM Lechuga, R Eritja, ...Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-General Subjects 1863 (10), 1619-1630 (2019)

Phosphane‐Catalyzed [3+2] Annulation of Allenoates with 3‐Nitro‐2H‐chromenes: Synthesis of Tetrahydrocyclopenta[c]chromenesMIL Soares, CSB Gomes, SCC Nunes, AACC Pais, TMVD Pinho e MeloEuropean Journal of Organic Chemistry 2019 (31-32), 5441-5451 (2019)

Energy transfer and multicolour tunable emission of Eu, Tb (PSA) Phen compositesAFY Matsushita, AACC Pais, AJM ValenteColloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 569, 93-101 (2019)

Endocrine disrupting chemicals: Impact on human health, wildlife and the environmentT Encarnação, AACC Pais, MG Campos, HD BurrowsScience progress 102 (1), 3-42 (2019)

Development of levofloxacin-loaded PLGA microspheres of suitable properties for sustained pulmonary releaseMC Gaspar, AACC Pais, JJS Sousa, J Brillaut, JC OlivierInternational journal of pharmaceutics 556, 117-124 (2019)

Host flexibility and space filling in supramolecular complexation of cyclodextrins: A free-energy-oriented approachTF Cova, BF Milne, AACC PaisCarbohydrate polymers 205, 42-54 (2019)

Rethinking carbamazepine oral delivery using polymer-lipid hybrid nanoparticlesR Ana, M Mendes, J Sousa, A Pais, A Falcão, A Fortuna, C VitorinoInternational journal of pharmaceutics 554, 352-365 (2019)

Gold Nanorods as Theranostic Nanoparticles for Cancer TherapyM Mendes, A Barone, J Sousa, A Pais, C VitorinoNanotheranostics, 363-404 (2019)

Chiral thiazolidines in the enantioselective ethylation of aldehydes: An experimental and computational studyNCT Tavares, CT Neves, BF Milne, D Murtinho, AACC Pais, MES SerraJournal of Organometallic Chemistry 878, 1-10 (2018)

Analysis of raw EEM fluorescence spectra-ICA and PARAFAC capabilitiesJC Pereira, AACC Pais, HD BurrowsSpectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 205, 320-334 (2018)

Targeted theranostic nanoparticles for brain tumor treatmentM Mendes, JJ Sousa, A Pais, C VitorinoPharmaceutics 10 (4), 181 (2018)

Cyclodextrin-based materials for removing micropollutants from wastewaterTFGG Cova, D Murtinho, AACC Pais, AJM ValenteCurrent Organic Chemistry 22 (22), 2150-2181 (2018)

Impact of Immunotherapy in the Treatment of GlioblastomaJ Silva, A Miranda, J Sousa, A Pais, C VitorinoBiopharmaceuticals 7, 65 (2018)

A novel Pd-catalysed sequential carbonylation/cyclization approach toward bis-N-heterocycles: rationalization by electronic structure calculationsL Damas, RMB Carrilho, SCC Nunes, AACC Pais, L Kollár, M Pineiro, ...Royal Society open science 5 (9), 181140 (2018)

J. Basso, A. Miranda, J.J. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais & C . S. Vitorino. Repurposing drugs for glioblastoma: from bench to bedside. Cancer Letters. DOI: 10.1016/j.canlet.2018.04.039 (2018)

J. Basso, A. Miranda, S. C. C. Nunes,T. F. G. G. Cova, J. J. Sousa, C. S. Vitorino & A. A. C. C. Pais, Hydrogel-Based Drug Delivery Nanosystems for the Treatment of Brain Tumors, Gels, DOI: 10.3390/gels403006 (2018),

T. F. G. G. Cova, B. F. Milne , S. C. C. Nunes, A. F. Jorge & A. A. C. C. Pais, Modeling Soft Supramolecular Nanostructures by Molecular Simulations, In Molecular Dynamics, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.74939 (2018),

T. F. G. G. Cova, D. Murtinho, A. A. C. C. Pais & A. J. M. Valente, Combining Cellulose and Cyclodextrins: Fascinating Designs for Materials and Pharmaceutics, Frontiers in Chemistry, doi: 10.3389/fchem.2018.00271 (2018),

J. Silva, M. Mendes, T. F. G. G. Cova, J.J. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais & C . S. Vitorino. Unstructured Formulation Data Analysis for the Optimization of Lipid Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Vehicles. AAPS PharmSciTech. https://doi.org/10.1208/s12249-018-1078-0 (2018),

S. C.C. Nunes, T. F. G. G. Cova, R. S. Dias & Alberto A. C. C. Pais. Adsorption of charged macromolecules upon multicomponent responsive surfaces. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, doi: 10.1039/C8CP03383H (2018),

T. F. G. G. Cova, B. F. Milne , S. C. C. Nunes & A. A. C. C. Pais. Drastic Stabilization of Junction Nodes in Supramolecular Structures Based on Host-Guest Complexes. Macromolecules. doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b00154 (2018).

T. F. G. G. Cova, S. M. A. Cruz, A. J.M. Valente, P. E. Abreu, J. M.C. Marques & A. A. C. C. Aggregation of Cyclodextrins: Fundamental Issues and Applications. In Cyclodextrin - A Versatile Ingredient. IntechOpen, doi: 10.5772/intechopen.73532 (2018).

L. Damas, R. M. B. Carrilho, S. C. C. Nunes, A. A. C. C. Pais, L. Kollár, M. Pineiro, M. M. Pereira. A novel Pd-catalysed sequential carbonylation/cyclization approach toward bis-N-heterocycles: rationalization by electronic structure calculations. doi: 10.1098/rsos.181140 (2018).

A. F. Jorge, A. Aviñó, A. A. C. C. Pais, R. Eritja & C. Fàbrega. DNA-based nanoscaffolds as vehicles for 5-fluoro-2′-deoxyuridine oligomers in colorectal cancer therapy. Nanoscale. doi: 10.1039/C7NR08442K (2018).

T. Encarnação, C. T. Arranja, T. F. G. G. Cova, A. A. C. C. Pais, M. G. Campos, A. J. F. N. Sobral & H. D. Burrows. Monitoring oil production for biobased feedstock in the microalga Nannochloropsis sp.: a novel method combining the BODIPY BD-C12 fluorescent probe and simple image processing. Journal of Applied Phycology. doi: 10.1007/s10811-018-1437-y (2018).

M. Mendes, A. Miranda, T. F. G. G. Cova,  L. Gonçalves, A. Almeida, J. J. Sousa, M. L.C. do Vale, E. F. Marques, A. A. C. C. Paisc & C. S. Vitorino. Modeling of ultra-small lipid nanoparticle surface charge for targeting glioblastoma. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. doi: 10.1016/j.ejps.2018.02.024 (2018).

A. Miranda, T. F. G. G. Cova, J. J. Sousa, C. S. Vitorino & A. A. C. C. Pais. Computational modeling in glioblastoma: from the prediction of blood-brain barrier permeability to the simulation of tumor behavior. Future Med. Chem. https://doi.org/10.4155/fmc-2017-0128. (2017).

T. F. G. G. Cova, S. C. C. Nunes, M. V. D. T. Pinho e Melo & A. A. C. C. Pais. Bambusurils as effective ion caging agents: Does desolvation guide conformation? Chem. Phys. Lett. 672. 89-96, IF: 1.815. doi: https:/ /doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2017.01.029. (2017). 

T. F. G. G. Cova, S. C. Nunes & A. A. C. C. Pais. Free-energy patterns in inclusion complexes: the relevance of non-included moieties in the stability constants. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19. 5209-5221; IF: 4.123. doi:10.1039/C6CP08081B. (2017). 

T. F. G. G. Cova, S. Jarmelo, S. J. Formosinho, J. S. Melo & A. A. C. C. Pais. Seeing is believing: multicriteria evaluation using a graphical reference framework. Evaluation 23. IF: 1.362, 479-494. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1356389017733336. (2017). 

T. F. G. G. Cova, A. A. C. C. Pais & S. Melo João. Reconstructing the historical synthesis of mauveine from Perkin and Caro: procedure and details. Sci. Rep. 7. IF: 4.259, 6806. doi:10.1038/s41598-017- 07239-z. (2017). 

T. F. G. G. Cova, A. J. Nunes S. C.C. and Valente, M. V. D. T. Pinho e Melo & A. A. C. C. Pais. Properties and patterns in anion-receptors: A closer look at bambusurils. J. Mol. Liq. IF: 3.648, 242. 640-652. doi:10.1016/j.molliq.2017.07.065. (2017).

R. M. F. Fernandes, Y. Wang, P. B. Tavares, S. C. C. Nunes, A. A. C. C. Pais & E. F. Marques. Critical Role of the Spacer Length of Gemini Surfactants on the Formation of Ionic Liquid Crystals and Thermotropic Behavior. J. Phys. Chem. B 121. IF: 1.362, 10583-10592. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b08618. (2017). 

M. Mendes, S. C. C. Nunes, J. J. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais & C. Vitorino. Expanding Transdermal Delivery with Lipid Nanoparticles: A New Drug-in-NLC-in-Adhesive Design. Mol. Pharm. IF: 4.440. doi:10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.7b00211. (2017). 

A. Miranda, M. Blanco-Prieto, J. S. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais & C. S. Vitorino. Breaching barriers in glioblastoma. Part I: Molecular pathways and novel treatment approaches. Int. J. Pharm. 531. IF: 3.649, 372- 388. doi:10.1016/j.ijpharm.2017.07.056. (2017). 

A. Miranda, M. Blanco-Prieto, J. S. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais & C. S. Vitorino. Breaching barriers in glioblastoma. Part II: Targeted drug delivery and lipid nanoparticles. Int. J. Pharm. 531. IF: 3.649, 389-410. doi:10.1016/j.ijpharm.2017.07.049. (2017). 

M. Monteser´ın, H. D. Burrows, A. J. M. Valente, A. A. C. C. Pais & et al. Fluorescence Enhancement of a Cationic Fluorene-Phenylene Conjugated Polyelectrolyte Induced by Nonionic n-Alkyl Polyoxyethylene Surfactants. Langmuir 33. IF: 1.362, 13350-13363. doi:10.1021/ acs.langmuir.7b02818. (2017). 

E. Rieloff, S. C. C. Nunes, A. A. C. C. Pais & M. Skep¨o. Structural Characterization of Bubbles Formed in DNA Melting: A Monte Carlo Simulation Study. ACS Omega 2. 1915-1921. doi:10.1021/acsomega. 7b00323. (2017). 

M. E. Serra, D. Murtinho, Z. N. Rocha, A. S. Pires, J. G. Baptista, A. M. Abrantes, M. Laranjo, J. E. Casalta-Lopes, M. F. Botelho, A. A. Pai, S. C. Nunes, H. D. Burrow & T. Costa. Dibrominated camphoric acid derived salen complexes: Synthesis, characterization and cytotoxic activity. Polyhedron 137. IF: 1.926, 147-156. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2017.08.038. (2017).

M. Mendes, S. C. C. Nunes, J. J. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais & C. Vitorino. Expanding Transdermal Delivery with Lipid Nanoparticles: A New Drug-in-NLC-in-Adhesive Design. Mol. Pharm. IF: 4.440. doi:10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.7b00211. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.7b00211> (2017).

E. Rieloff, S. C. C. Nunes, A. A. C. C. Pais & M. Skepo. Structural Characterization of Bubbles Formed in DNA Melting: A Monte Carlo Simulation Study. ACS Omega 2. 1915-1921. doi:10.1021/acsomega.7b00323. <https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.7b00323> (2017).

J. G. C. Baptista, S. P. J. Rodrigues, A. F. Y. Matsushita, C. Vitorino, T. M. R. Maria, H. D. Burrows, A. A. C. C. Pais & A. J. M. Valente. Does poly(vinyl alcohol) act as an amphiphilic polymer? An interaction
study with simvastatin. J. Mol. Liq. 222. 287-294; IF: 3.648, Cited by 2. doi:10.1016/j.molliq.2016.07.025.<https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016773221631282X> (2016).

C. S. de Castro, T. F. G. G. Cova, A. C. C. Pais, D. Pinheiro, C. Nunez, C. Lodeiro & J. S. Seixas de Melo. Probing metal cations with two new Schiff base bischromophoric pyrene based chemo-sensors: Synthesis, photophysics and interactions patterns. Dyes Pigments 134. 601-612; IF: 3.473. doi:10.1016/j.dyepig.2016.08.016. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0143720816303990> (2016).

C. M. C. Filho, M. N. L. Neto, R. S. Teixeira, A. A. C. C. Pais & A. J. M. Valente. Development and optimization of an HPLC-DAD method for quantification of six petroleum hydrocarbon compounds in aqueous samples. J. Liq. Chrom. R. Tech. 39. 837-846. doi:10.1080/10826076 . 2016 . 1274998. <https://www . tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10826076.2016.1274998> (2016).

M. C. Gaspar, N. Gregoire, J. J. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais, I. Lamarche, P. Gobin, J. C. Olivier, S. Marchand & W. Couet. Pulmonary pharmacokinetics of levofloxacin in rats after aerosolization of immediate-release chitosan or sustained-release PLGA microspheres. Eur. J. Pharm. Sci. 93. 184-191; IF: 3.756, Cited by 2. doi:10.1016/j.ejps.2016.08.024. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27531420> (2016).

A. F. Jorge, S. C. C. Nunes, T. F. G. G. Cova & A. A. C. C. Pais. Co-operative action in DNA condensation. Curr. Opin. Colloid Int. Sci. 26. 66-74; IF: 6.136. doi:10.1016/j.cocis.2016.09.014. <https://www.sciencedirect . com / science / article / pii / S1359029416301467>(2016).

S. M. M. Lopes, S. C. C. Nunes, C. C. Carat ̃ao, A. A. C. C. Pais & T. M. V. D. Pinho e Melo. Reactivity of 1-arylnitrosoethylenes towards indole derivatives. Monatsh. Chem. 147. 1565-1573; IF: 1.282, Cited by 1. doi:10.1007/s00706-016-1763-1. <https://link.springer.com/journal/706> (2016).

M. Mendes, H. T. Soares, L. G. Arnaut, J. J. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais & C. Vitorino. Can lipid nanoparticles improve intestinal absorption? Int. J. Pharm. 515. 69-83; IF: 3.649, Cited by 1. doi:10.1016/j.ijpharm.2016.09.065. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27667757>(2016).

M. Soares, C. Vitorino, J. Sousa & A. A. Pais. Permeação cutânea: desafios e oportunidades. J. Basic App. Pharm. Sci. 36. 337-348. <https://seer.fcfar.unesp.br/rcfba/index.php/rcfba/article/view/332> (2016).

T. F. G. G. Cova, S. Jarmelo, S. J. Formosinho, J. S. S. de Melo & A. A. C. C. Pais. Unsupervised characterization of research institutions with task-force estimation. J. Inform. 9. 59-68; IF: 2.920, Cited by 2. doi:10.1016/j.joi.2014.11.005. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1751157714001072> (2015).

T. Encarnação, A. A. C. C. Pais, M. G. Campos & H. D. Burrows. Cyanobacteria and microalgae: a renewable source of bioactive compounds and other chemicals. Sci. Prog. 98. 145-168, Cited by 5. doi:10.3184/003685015x14298590596266.<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26288917> (2015).

A. Figueiras, S. C. C. Nunes, S. Simões, A. A. C. C. Pais & F. Veiga. Molecular interaction governing solubility and release profiles in supramolecular systems containing fenbufen, pluronics and cyclodextrins. J. Incl. Phenom. Macrocycl. Chem. 81. 395-407; IF: 1.095, Cited by 5. doi:10.1007/s10847- 014- 0466- 7. <https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10847-014-0466-7> (2015).

M. C. Gaspar, J. J. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais, O. Cardoso, D. Murtinho, M. E. Serra, F. Tewes & J. C. Olivier. Optimization of levofloxacin loaded crosslinked chitosan microspheres for inhaled aerosol therapy. Eur. J. Pharm. Biopharm. 96. 65-75; IF: 4.159, Cited by 10 .doi:10.1016/j.ejpb.2015.07.010.<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26192459> (2015).

A. F. Jorge, R. Roder, P. Kos, R. S. Dias, E. Wagner & A. A. C. C. Pais. Combining polyethylenimine and Fe(III) for mediating pDNA transfection. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1850. 1325-35; IF: 4.702, Cited by 2. doi:10.1016/j.bbagen.2015.02.007. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25701646> (2015).

S. M. Lopes, C. F. Correia, S. C. Nunes, N. A. Pereira, A. R. Ferreira, E. P. Sousa, C. S. Gomes, J. A. Salvador, A. A. C. C. Pais & T. M. Pinho e Melo. Synthesis of chiral hexacyclic steroids via [8pi+ 2pi] cycloaddition of diazafulvenium methides. Org. Biomol. Chem. 13. 9127-39; IF: 3.564, Cited by 2. doi:10.1039/c5ob01110h. <http: //www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26223980> (2015).

J. Marto, L. Gouveia, I. M. Jorge, A. Duarte, L. M. Goncalves, S. M. Silva, F. Antunes, A. A. C. C. Pais, E. Oliveira, A. J. Almeida & H. M. Ribeiro. Starch-based Pickering emulsions for topical drug delivery: A QbD approach. Colloids Surf. B Biointerfaces 135. 183-92; IF: 3.887, Cited by 12. doi:10.1016/j.colsurfb.2015.07.024. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26263210> (2015).

D. Murtinho, Z. N. da Rocha, A. S. Pires, R. P. Jim ́enez, A. M. Abrantes, M. Laranjo, A. C. Mamede, J. E. Casalta-Lopes, M. F. Botelho, A. A. C. C. Pais, S. C. C. Nunes, H. D. Burrows, T. Costa & M. E. Silva Serra. Synthesis, characterization and assessment of the cytotoxic activity of Cu(II), Fe(III) and Mn(III) complexes of camphoric acid-derived salen ligands. Appl. Organomet. Chem. 29. 425-432; IF:2.319, Cited by 3. doi:10.1002/aoc.3309. <https://onlinelibrary. wiley.com/doi/10.1002/aoc.3309/abstract> (2015).

S. C. Nunes, M. Skepo & A. A. C. C. Pais. Confined polyelectrolytes: The complexity of a simple system. J. Comput. Chem. 36. 1579-86; IF: 3.229, Cited by 2. doi:10.1002/jcc.23969. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26096545> (2015).

M. C. Simoes, J. J. Sousa & A. A. C. C. Pais. Skin cancer and new treatment perspectives: a review. Cancer Lett. 357. 8-42; IF: 6.375, Cited by 48. doi:10.1016/j.canlet.2014.11.001. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25444899> (2015).

M. J. Tapia, M. Monteserin, H. D. Burrows, J. A. Almeida, A. A. C. C. Pais, J. Pina, J. S. Seixas de Melo, S. Jarmelo & J. Estelrich. From molecular modelling to photophysics of neutral oligo- and polyfluore-
nes incorporated into phospholipid bilayers. Soft Matter 11. 303-17; IF: 3.889, Cited by 3. doi:10.1039/c4sm02145b. <https://www.ncbi.nlm. nih.gov/pubmed/25411076> (2015).

R. S. Teixeira, T. F. Cova, S. M. Silva, R. Oliveira, M. L. do Vale, E. F. Marques, A. A. C. C. Pais & F. J. Veiga. Novel serine-based gemini surfactants as chemical permeation enhancers of local anesthetics:
A comprehensive study on structure-activity relationships, molecular dynamics and dermal delivery. Eur. J. Pharm. Biopharm. 93. 205-13; IF: 4.159, Cited by 1. doi:10 . 1016 / j . ejpb . 2015 . 02 . 024. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25748796> (2015).

C. Vitorino, J. J. Sousa & A. A. C. C. Pais. Overcoming the skin permeation barrier: challenges and opportunities. Curr. Pharm. Des. 21. 2698-2712; IF: 2.611, Cited by 4. doi:10.2174/1381612821666150428124053. <https://www.eurekaselect.com/130754/article> (2015).

A. F. Jorge, R. F. Pereira, S. C. Nunes, A. J. Valente, R. S. Dias & A. A. C. C. Pais. Interpreting the rich behavior of ternary DNA-PEI-Fe(III) complexes. Biomacromolecules 15. 478-91; IF: 5.246, Cited by 10. doi:10.1021/bm4013716. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24460059> (2014).

A. C. Lopes, T. F. Cova, A. A. C. C. Pais, J. L. Pereira, B. Colaço & A. M. Cabrita. Improving discrimination in the grading of rat mammary tumors using two-dimensional mapping of histopathological observations. Exp. Toxicol. Pathol. 66. 73-80; IF: 1.975, Cited by 2. doi:10.1016/j.etp.2013.09.001. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24168877> (2014).

S. C. Nunes, S. M. Lopes, C. S. Gomes, A. Lemos, A. A. C. C. Pais & E. M. T. M. Pinho. Reactions of nitrosoalkenes with dipyrromethanes and pyrroles: insight into the mechanistic pathway. J. Org. Chem. 79. 10456-65; IF: 4.849, Cited by 9. doi:10.1021/jo502095k. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25310009> (2014).

A. R. Peixoto A. F. amd Abreu, A. R. Almeida, A. Neves, P. E. Abreu, M. J. S. M. Moreno, J. C. Bayon, A. A. C. C. Pais & M. M. Pereira. BINOL-Based Ditopic Diphosphite Ligands-Synthesis, Evaluation and Regioselectivity Optimization of Catalytic Hydroformylation by 2^3 Factorial Design. Curr. Org. Synth. 11. 301-309; IF: 1.917, Cited by 4. doi:10.2174/15701794113106660072. <https://www.eurekaselect.
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M. Pineiro, B. F. O. Nascimento, A. M. d. Gonsalves, S. C. C. Nunes & A. A. C. C. Pais. On the microwave-assisted synthesis and oxidation of biginelli compounds: Comparative study of dihydropyrimidinones and thiones oxidation. Curr. Microwave Chem. 1. 119-134. doi:10.2174/2213335601666140422225203.<https://www.eurekaselect.com/121725> (2014).

R. S. Teixeira, T. F. Cova, S. M. Silva, R. Oliveira, M. J. Araujo, E. F. Marques, A. A. C. C. Pais & F. J. Veiga. Lysine-based surfactants as chemical permeation enhancers for dermal delivery of local anesthetics. Int. J. Pharm. 474. 212-22; IF: 3.649, Cited by 6. doi:10.1016/j.ijpharm.2014.08.002. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ 25108047> (2014).

C. Vitorino, A. Almeida, J. Sousa, I. Lamarche, P. Gobin, S. Marchand, W. Couet, J. C. Olivier & A. A. C. C. Pais. Passive and active strategies for transdermal delivery using co-encapsulating nanostructured lipid carriers: in vitro vs. in vivo studies. Eur. J. Pharm. Biopharm. 86. doi:10.1016/j.ejpb.2013.12.004. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24333401> (2014).

R. Amaral, J. C. Pereira, A. A. C. C. Pais & L. M. Santos. Is axenicity crucial to cryopreserve microalgae? Cryobiology 67. 312-20; IF: 1.920, Cited by 5. doi:10.1016/j.cryobiol.2013.09.006. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24055827> (2013).

T. F. Cova, J. L. Pereira & A. A. C. C. Pais. Is standard multivariate analysis sufficient in clinical and epidemiological studies? J. Biomed. Inform. 46. 75-86; IF: 2.753, Cited by 5. doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2012.09.
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M. C. Gaspar, W. Couet, J. C. Olivier, A. A. C. C. Pais & J. J. Sousa. Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in cystic fibrosis lung disease and new perspectives of treatment: a review. Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 32. 1231-52; IF: 2.727, Cited by 60. doi:10.1007/s10096-013-1876-y. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23619573> (2013).

A. F. Jorge, M. C. Mor ́an, M. P. Vinardell, J. C. Pereira, R. S. Dias & A. A. C. C. Pais. Ternary complexes DNA-polyethylenimine-Fe(iii) with linear and branched polycations: implications on condensation,
size, charge and in vitro biocompatibility. Soft Matter 9. 10799; IF: 3.889, Cited by 5. doi:10.1039/c3sm51616d. <https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2013/sm/c3sm51616d> (2013).

A. J. Lopes Jesus, J. A. S. Almeida, A. A. C. C. Pais & J. S. Redinha. Molecular dynamics and quantum chemical approaches in the study of the hydration of protonated cyclohexyldiamines. Mol. Phys. 112. 173-181; IF: 1.870, Cited by 1. doi:10 . 1080 / 00268976 . 2013 . 805848.<http : / / www . tandfonline . com / doi / full / 10 . 1080 / 00268976.2013.805848> (2013).

S. C. Nunes, T. F. Cova & A. A. C. C. Pais. A new perspective on correlated polyelectrolyte adsorption: positioning, conformation, and patterns. J. Chem. Phys. 139. 054906; IF: 2.965, Cited by 8. doi:10.1063/1.4817338. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23927283>(2013).

S. C. Nunes, P. Pinto & A. A. C. C. Pais. Nonrandom adsorption of polyelectrolyte chains on finite regularly charged surfaces. J. Comput.Chem. 34. 1198-209; IF: 3.229, Cited by 2. doi:10.1002/jcc.23238. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23386422> (2013).

S. M. Silva, J. J. Sousa, E. F. Marques, A. A. C. C. Pais & B. B. Michniak-Kohn. Structure activity relationships in alkylammonium C12-gemini surfactants used as dermal permeation enhancers. AAPS J. 15. 1119-27; IF: 3.423, Cited by 11. doi:10.1208/s12248-013-9518-y. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23959685> (2013).

C. Vitorino, J. Almeida, L. M. Goncalves, A. J. Almeida, J. J. Sousa & A. A. C. C. Pais. Co-encapsulating nanostructured lipid carriers for transdermal application: from experimental design to the molecular detail. J. Control. Release 167. 301-14; IF: 7.441, Cited by 48. doi:10. 1016/j.jconrel.2013.02.011. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ pubmed/23454133> (2013).

C. Vitorino, J. J. Sousa & A. A. C. C. Pais. A rapid reversed-phase HPLC method for the simultaneous analysis of olanzapine and simvastatin in dual nanostructured lipid carriers. Anal. Met. 5. 5058, IF:1.900, Cited by 7. doi:10.1039/c3ay40757h. <https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2013/ay/c3ay40757h#!divAbstract> (2013).

C. Vitorino, L. Alves, F. E. Antunes, J. J. Sousa & A. A. C. C. Pais. Design of a dual nanostructured lipid carrier formulation based on physicochemical, rheological, and mechanical properties. J. Nanopart. Res. 15. 1993; IF: 2.020, Cited by 7. doi:10.1007/s11051-013-1993-7. <https:// link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11051-013-1993-7> (2013).

H. D. Burrows, D. Costa, M. L. Ramos, G. Miguel Mda, M. H. Teixeira, A. A. C. C. Pais, A. J. Valente, M. Bastos & G. Bai. Does cation dehydration drive the binding of metal ions to polyelectrolytes in water? What we can learn from the behaviour of aluminium(III) and chromium(III). Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14. 7950-3; IF: 4.123, Cited by 7. doi:10.1039/c2cp40480j. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22569828> (2012).

T. F. G. G. Cova, A. A. C. C. Pais & S. J. Formosinho. Iberian universities: a characterisation from ESI rankings. Scientometrics 94. 1239-1251; 2.147, Cited by 6. doi:10.1007/s11192- 012- 0792- 8. <https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11192-012-0792-8> (2012).

R. S. Dias & A. A. C. C. Pais. Effect of the architecture on polyelectrolyte adsorption and condensation at responsive surfaces. J. Phys. Chem. B 116. 9246-54; IF: 3.177, Cited by 7. doi:10.1021/jp303540q. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22731811> (2012).

T. Encarnação, H. D. Burrows, A. A. C. C. Pais, M. G. Campos & A. Kremer. Effect of N and P on the Uptake of Magnesium and Iron and on the Production of Carotenoids and Chlorophyll by the Microalgae Nannochloropsis sp. J. Agr. Sci. Tech. 2. 824; IF: 0.813 (2012).

A. F. Jorge, R. S. Dias & A. A. C. C. C. Pais. Enhanced condensation and facilitated release of DNA using mixed cationic agents: a combined experimental and Monte Carlo study. Biomacromolecules 13. 3151-61; IF: 5.246, Cited by 16. doi:10.1021/bm300934p. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22920592> (2012).

J. M. Marques, A. A. C. C. Pais & P. E. Abreu. On the use of big-bang method to generate low-energy structures of atomic clusters modelled with pair potentials of different ranges. J. Comput. Chem. 33. 442-52; IF: 3.229, Cited by 15. doi:10.1002/jcc.21987. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22131287> (2012).

S. C. C. Nunes, J. A. S. Almeida, R. S. Dias & A. A. C. C. Pais. The role of excluded volume and electrostatics from coarse-grain modeling of the interaction of gemini surfactants with like-charged membranes. Mol. Phys. 111. 123-134; IF: 1.870, Cited by 1. doi:10.1080/00268976.2012.707339. <https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00268976.2012.707339> (2012).

P. Pereira, A. F. Jorge, R. Martins, A. A. C. C. Pais, F. Sousa & A. Figueiras. Characterization of polyplexes involving small RNA. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 387. 84-94; IF: 4.233, Cited by 16. doi:10.1016/j.jcis.2012.07.088. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22980740> (2012).

C. I. Ramos, M. G. Santana-Marques, A. J. Ferrer-Correia, J. F. Barata, A. C. Tome, M. G. Neves, J. A. Cavaleiro, P. E. Abreu, M. M. Pereira & A. A. C. C. Pais. Differentiation of aminomethyl corrole iso-
mers by mass spectrometry. J. Mass. Spectrom. 47. 516-22; IF: 2.422, Cited by 7. doi:10.1002/jms.2973. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ pubmed/22689628> (2012).

B. S. Santos, S. C. C. Nunes, A. A. C. C. Pais & T. M. V. D. Pinho e Melo. Chiral spiro-β-lactams from 6-diazopenicillanates. Tetrahedron 68. 3729-3737; IF: 2.651, Cited by 9. doi:10.1016/j.tet.2012.03. 022. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040402012003407> (2012).

S. M. Silva, L. Hu, J. J. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais & B. B. Michniak-Kohn. A combination of nonionic surfactants and iontophoresis to enhance the transdermal drug delivery of ondansetron HCl and diltiazem HCl. Eur. J. Pharm. Biopharm. 80. 663-73; IF: 4.159, Cited by 23. doi:10.1016/j.ejpb.2011.11.010. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22137964> (2012).

J. A. Almeida, H. Faneca, R. A. Carvalho, E. F. Marques & A. A. C. C. Pais. Dicationic alkylammonium bromide gemini surfactants. Membrane perturbation and skin irritation. PLoS One 6. e26965; IF: 3.057, Cited by 19. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026965. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22102870> (2011).

J. A. Almeida, S. P. Pinto, Y. Wang, E. F. Marques & A. A. C. C. Pais. Structure and order of DODAB bilayers modulated by dicationic gemini surfactants. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13. 13772-82; IF: 4.123,
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A. M. Cardoso, H. Faneca, J. A. Almeida, A. A. C. C. Pais, E. F. Mar- ques, M. C. de Lima & A. S. Jurado. Gemini surfactant dimethylene-1,2-bis(tetradecyldimethylammonium bromide)-based gene vectors: a bi-ophysical approach to transfection efficiency. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1808. 341-51; IF: 4.702, Cited by 36. doi:10.1016/j.bbamem.2010.09. 026. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20937247> (2011).

R. S. Dias, P. Linse & A. A. C. C. Pais. Stepwise disproportionation in polyelectrolyte complexes. J. Comput. Chem. 32. 2697-707; IF: 3.229, Cited by 22. doi:10.1002/jcc.21851. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.
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S. M. C. Silva, F. E. Antunes, J. J. S. Sousa, A. J. M. Valente & A. A. C. C. Pais. New insights on the interaction between hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose and sodium dodecyl sulfate. Carbohydr. Polym.
86. 35-44; IF: 4.811, Cited by 24. doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2011.03.053. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861711002384> (2011).

C. Vitorino, F. A. Carvalho, A. J. Almeida, J. J. Sousa & A. A. C. C. Pais. The size of solid lipid nanoparticles: an interpretation from experimental design. Colloids Surf. B Biointerfaces 84. 117-30; IF: 3.887, Cited by 74. doi:10.1016/j.colsurfb.2010.12.024. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21242064> (2011).

P. E. Abreu, A. A. C. C. Pais & S. J. Formosinho. The role of transition state bond-order on structure-reactivity relationships: the case of pericyclic and pseudo-pericyclic reactions. ARKIVOC 92. 104; IF: 1.031. doi:10.3998/ark.5550190.0011.510. <https://quod.lib.umich. edu/a/ark/5550190.0011.510/--role-of-transiton-state-bond-order-on-structure-reactivity?view=text&seq=1&size=175>(2010).

J. A. S. Almeida, M. C. Mor ́an, M. R. Infante & A. A. C. C. Pais. Interaction of arginine-based cationic surfactants with lipid membranes. An experimental and molecular simulation study. ARKIVOC. 34-50; IF: 1.031, Cited by 7. doi:10.3998/ark.5550190.0011 .505. <http : / / quod . lib . umich . edu / a / ark / 5550190.0011.505/1/--interaction-of-arginine-based-cationic-surfactants-with?page=root;size=125;view=text> (2010).

J. A. Almeida, E. F. Marques, A. S. Jurado & A. A. C. C. Pais. The effect of cationic gemini surfactants upon lipid membranes. An experimental and molecular dynamics simulation study. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12. 14462-14476; IF: 4.123, Cited by 29. doi:10.1039/C0CP00950D.<https://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2010/CP/c0cp00950d#!divAbstract> (2010).

A. L. Cardoso, A. M. Beja, M. R. Silva, J. M. de los Santos, F. Palacios, P. E. Abreu, A. A. C. C. Pais & T. M. V. D. Pinho e Melo. Stereoselective formation of tertiary and quaternary carbon centers via inverse
conjugate addition of carbonucleophiles to allenic esters. Tetrahedron 66. 7720-7725; IF: 2.651, Cited by 9. doi:10.1016/j.tet.2010.08. 002. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040402010011725> (2010).

D. Costa, A. J. M. Valente, A. A. C. C. Pais, M. G. Miguel & B. Lindman. Cross-linked DNA gels: Disruption and release properties. Colloids Surf. A Physicochem. Eng. Asp. 354. 28-33; IF: 2.714, Cited by 17. doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2009.08.009. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927775709004956> (2010).

F. O. Costa-Balogh, E. Sparr, J. J. Sousa & A. A. C. C. Pais. Drug release from lipid liquid crystalline phases: relation with phase behavior. Drug. Dev. Ind. Pharm. 36. 470-81; IF: 2.295, Cited by 21. doi:10.3109/03639040903261997. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19848561> (2010).

R. S. Dias & A. A. C. C. Pais. Polyelectrolyte condensation in bulk, at surfaces, and under confinement. Adv. Colloid Interface Sci. 158. 48-62; IF: 7.223, Cited by 22. doi:10.1016/j.cis.2010.02.007. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20347064> (2010).

A. Figueiras, J. M. Sarragu ̧ca, A. A. C. C. Pais, R. A. Carvalho & F. J. B. Veiga. The role of L-arginine in inclusion complexes of omeprazole with cyclodextrins. AAPS PharmSciTech 11. 233-40; IF: 1.954, Cited by 12. doi:10.1208/s12249-009-9375-2. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20135244> (2010).

A. Figueiras, A. A. C. C. Pais & F. J. B. Veiga. A comprehensive development strategy in buccal drug delivery. AAPS PharmSciTech 11. 1703-1712; IF: 1.954, Cited by 5. doi:10.1208/s12249- 010- 9546- 1. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3011081/> (2010).

A. F. Jorge, R. S. Dias, J. C. Pereira & A. A. C. C. Pais. DNA condensation by pH-responsive polycations. Biomacromolecules 11. 2399-2406; IF: 5.246, Cited by 35. doi:10.1021/bm100565r. <https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/bm100565r> (2010).

J. M. Marques, A. A. C. C. Pais & P. E. Abreu. Generation and characterization of low-energy structures in atomic clusters. J. Comput. Chem. 31. 1495-503; IF: 3.229, Cited by 15. doi:10.1002/jcc.21436. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19882729> (2010).

M. E. Serra, D. Murtinho, A. Goth, A. M. Rocha Gonsalves, P. E. Abreu & A. A. C. C. Pais. Ultrasound-mediated synthesis of camphoric acid-based chiral salens for the enantioselective trimethylsilylcyanation of aldehydes. Chirality 22. 425-31; IF: 1.956, Cited by 16. doi:10.1002/chir.20758.  <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19603482> (2010).

M. J. Tapia, M. Monteser ́ın, A. Costoyas, H. D. Burrows, A. T. Marques, A. A. C. C. Pais, A. J. M. Valente, R. Mallavia, U. Scherf, A. Pinazo, L. P ́erez & M. C. Mor ́an. Effects of commercial non-ionic alkyl oxyethylene and ionic biocompatible arginine-based surfactants on the photophysical behaviour of several poly(fluorene-1,4-phenylene)s. J. Mol. Liq. 156. 18-27; IF: 3.648, Cited by 10. doi:10.1016/j.molliq.2010.05.026.<https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167732210001881> (2010).

M. I. S. Ver ́ıssimo, A. A. C. C. Pais & M. T. S. R. Gomes. Following HPMC gelation with a piezoelectric quartz crystal. Carbohydr. Polym. 82. 363-369; IF: 4.811, Cited by 14. doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2010. 04.064. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861710003486> (2010).

J. A. S. Almeida, A. A. C. C. Pais & S. J. Formosinho. Science indicators and science patterns in Europe. J. Inform. 3. 134-142; IF: 2.920, Cited by 34. doi:10 . 1016 / j . joi . 2009 . 01 . 001. <http : / / www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S175115770900008X> (2009).

H. D. Burrows, M. J. Tapia, S. M. Fonseca, S. Pradhan, U. Scherf, C. L. Silva, A. A. C. C. Pais, A. J. M. Valente, K. Schill ́en & V. Alfredsson. Solubilization of Poly1, 4-phenylene-[9, 9-bis (4-phenoxy-butylsulfonate)] fluorene-2, 7-diyl in Water by Nonionic Amphiphiles. Langmuir 25. 5545-5556; IF: 3.833, Cited by 35. doi:10 . 1021 / la8042044. <https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/la8042044> (2009).

A. F. Jorge, J. M. Sarragu ̧ca, R. S. Dias & A. A. C. C. Pais. Polyelectrolyte compaction by pH-responsive agents. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11. 10890-8; IF: 4.123, Cited by 20. doi:10.1039/b914159f. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19924323> (2009).

M. C. Moran, A. A. C. C. Pais, A. Ramalho, M. G. Miguel & B. Lindman. Mixed Protein Carriers for Modulating DNA Release. Langmuir 25. 10263-10270, IF: 3.833, Cited by 22. doi:10.1021/la901071v.
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M. F. Pinto, M. C. Mor ́an, M. G. Miguel, B. Lindman, A. S. Jurado & A. A. Pais. Controlling the morphology in DNA condensation and precipitation. Biomacromolecules 10. 1319-1323; IF: 5.246, Cited by 23. doi:10.1021/bm900211j. <https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/bm900211j> (2009).

J. M. G. Sarragu ̧ca, A. A. C. C. Pais & P. Linse. Influence of droplet properties on the formation of microemulsion-ABA-triblock copolymer networks. Soft Matter 5. 140-147; IF: 3.889, Cited by 3. doi:10.1039/b809459d. <https://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2009/SM/b809459d#!divAbstract> (2009).

H. D. Burrows, S. M. Fonseca, C. L. Silva, A. A. C. C. Pais, M. J. Tapia, S. Pradhan & U. Scherf. Aggregation of the hairy rod conjugated polyelectrolyte poly1,4-phenylene-[9,9-bis(4-phenoxybutylsulfonate)]fluorene-2,7-diyl in aqueous solution: an experimental and molecular modelling study. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 10. 4420-8; IF: 4.123, Cited by 43. doi:10.1039/b800773j. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18654681> (2008).

F. O. Costa-Balogh, E. Sparr, J. J. S. Sousa & A. A. C. C. Pais. Drug Release and Skin Permeation from Lipid Liquid Crystalline Phases. Progr. Colloid Polym. Sci. 135. 119-129; IF: 1.890, Cited by 5. doi:10.1007/2882_2008_097. <https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/2882_2008_097> (2008).

A. Figueiras, J. M. G. Sarragu ̧ca, A. A. C. C. Pais, J. F. Veiga & R. A. Carvalho. New insight into the discrimination between omeprazole enantiomers by cyclodextrins in aqueous solution. J. Incl. Phenom. Macrocycl. Chem. 62. 345-351; IF: 1.095, Cited by 3. doi:10.1007/s10847-008-9477-6. <https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%5C%2Fs10847-008-9477-6> (2008).

S. Gaweda, M. C. Moran, A. A. C. C. Pais, R. S. Dias, K. Schillen, B. Lindman & M. G. Miguel. Cationic agents for DNA compaction. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 323. 75-83; IF: 4.233, Cited by 37. doi:10.1016/
j.jcis.2008.04.006. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18440012> (2008).

T. M. V. D. Pinho e Melo, A. L. Cardoso, F. Palacios, J. M. de los Santos, A. A. C. C. Pais, P. E. Abreu, J. A. Paix ̃ao, A. M. Beja & M. Ramos Silva. New approach to exclusive formation of both enantiomers of β-amino acid derivatives. Tetrahedron 64. 8141-8148; IF: 2.651, Cited by 8. doi:10.1016/j.tet.2008.06.053.<https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004040200801154X> (2008).

J. M. G. Sarragu ̧ca, A. A. C. C. Pais & P. Linse. Structure of microemulsion-ABA triblock copolymer networks. Langmuir 24. 11153-11163; IF: 3.833, Cited by 5. doi:10.1021/la801658k. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18729531> (2008).

C. L. Silva, J. C. Pereira, A. Ramalho, A. A. C. C. Pais & J. J. S. Sousa. Films based on chitosan polyelectrolyte complexes for skin drug delivery: Development and characterization. J. Membr. Sci. 320. 268-279; IF: 6.035, Cited by 75. doi:10.1016/j.memsci. 008 . 04 .011. <http : / / www . sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0376738808003190> (2008).

S. M. Silva, F. V. Pinto, F. E. Antunes, M. G. Miguel, J. J. Sousa & A. A. C. C. Pais. Aggregation and gelation in hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose aqueous solutions. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 327. 333-40; IF:
4.233, Cited by 69. doi:10.1016/j.jcis.2008.08.056. <https://www. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18804777> (2008).

M. I. S. Ver ́ıssimo, A. A. C. C. Pais, J. A. B. P. Oliveira & M. T. S. R. Gomes. Use of an acoustic wave  sensor to follow lead absorption byporcine skin. Sens. Actuators B Chem. 128. 450-454; IF: 5.401,  Cited by 3. doi:10.1016/j.snb.2007.07.011. <https://www.sciencedirect. com/science/article/pii/S0925400507004686> (2008).

J. A. S. Almeida, L. M. S. Barbosa, A. A. C. C. Pais & S. J. Formosinho. Improving hierarchical cluster analysis: A new method with outlier detection and automatic clustering. Chemometr. Intell. Lab. Syst. 87. 208-217; IF: 2.303, Cited by 139. doi:10.1016/j.chemolab.2007.01.005. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169743907000068> (2007).

H. D. Burrows, M. J. Tapia, C. L. Silva, A. A. C. C. Pais, S. M. Fonseca, J. Pina, J. S. de Melo, Y. Wang, E. F. Marques, M. Knaapila, A. P. Monkman, V. M. Garamus, S. Pradhan & U. Scherf. Interplay of electrostatic and hydrophobic effects with binding of cationic gemini surfactants and a conjugated polyanion: experimental and molecular modeling studies. J. Phys. Chem. B 111. 4401-10; IF: 3.177, Cited by 60. doi:10.1021/jp070100s.<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17425360> (2007).

A. Figueiras, J. M. Sarragu ̧ca, R. A. Carvalho, A. A. C. C. Pais & F. J. Veiga. Interaction of omeprazole with a methylated derivative of beta-cyclodextrin: phase solubility, NMR spectroscopy and molecular
simulation. Pharm. Res. 24. 377-89; IF: 3.260, Cited by 59. doi:10.1007 / s11095 - 006 - 9161 - 8. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17177111> (2007).

R. A. Izquierdo, C. M. Barros, M. G. Santana-Marques, A. J. Correia, E. M. Silva, F. Giuntini, M. A. Faustino, J. P. Tome, A. C. Tome, A. M. Silva, G. P. Neves, J. A. Cavaleiro, A. F. Peixoto, M. M. Pereira & A. A. C. C. Pais. Characterization of isomeric cationic porphyrins with beta-pyrrolic substituents by electrospray mass spectrometry: the singular behavior of a potential virus photoinactivator. J. Am. Soc.
Mass. Spectrom. 18. 218-25; IF: 2.786, Cited by 12. doi:10.1016/j.jasms . 2006 . 09 . 010. <http : / / www . ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17070697> (2007).

A. F. Peixoto, M. M. Pereira & A. A. C. C. Pais. Maximization of regioselectivity in hydroformylation of vinyl-aromatics using simple factorial design. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 267. 234-240; IF: 4.211, Cited by 5. doi:10.1016/j.molcata.2006.11.040.  <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1381116906013926>(2007).

A. Ramalho, C. L. Silva, A. A. C. C. Pais & J. J. S. Sousa. In vivo friction study of human skin: Influence of moisturizers on different anatomical sites. Wear 263. 1044-1049; IF: 2.531, Cited by 45. doi:10.1016 / j . wear . 2006 . 11 . 051. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0043164807004267> (2007).

F. Rubio, F. Garc ́ıa, H. D. Burrows, A. A. C. C. Pais, A. J. M. Valente, M. J. Tapia & J. M. Garcia.  Aqueous solution and solid state interactionsof lanthanide ions with a methacrylic ester polymer bearing pendant 15-crown-5 moieties. J. Polym. Sci. A 45. 1788-1799; IF: 3.113, Cited by 11. doi:10.1002/pola.21946. <https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pola.21946/full> (2007).

C. L. Silva, D. Topgaard, V. Kocherbitov, J. J. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais & E. Sparr. Stratum corneum hydration: phase transformations and mobility in stratum corneum, extracted lipids and isolated corneocytes. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1768. 2647-59; IF: 4.702, Cited by 68. doi:10.1016/j.bbamem.2007.05.028. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17927949> (2007).

M. Barroso, J. C. Pereira, A. A. C. C. Pais, L. G. Arnaut & S. J. Formosinho. Molecular factor analysis in atom-transfer reactions. Mol. Phys. 104. 731-743; IF: 1.870, Cited by 4. doi:10.1080/00268970500417085. <https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10. 1080/00268970500417085> (2006).

P. J. S. Gomes, C. M. Nunes, A. A. C. C. Pais, T. M. V. D. Pinho e Melo & L. G. Arnaut. 1,3-Dipolar cycloaddition of azomethineylides generated from aziridines in supercritical carbon dioxide. Tetrahedron Lett. 47. 5475-5479; IF: 2.193, Cited by 34. doi:10.1016/j.tetlet. 2006.05.179. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040403906011348> (2006).

A. Ramalho, C. L. Silva, A. A. C. C. Pais & J. J. S. Sousa. In vivo friction study of human palmoplantar skin against glass. J. Tribol. 25. 14, IF: 1.521, Cited by 12 (2006).

J. M. Sarragu ̧ca, R. S. Dias & A. A. C. C. Pais. Coil-globule coexistence and compaction of DNA chains. J. Biol. Phys. 32. 421-34; IF: 1.241, Cited by 13. doi:10.1007/s10867-006-9026-8. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19669448> (2006).

J. M. Sarragu ̧ca & A. A. C. Pais. Polyelectrolytes in solutions with multivalent salt. Effects of flexibility and contour length. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 8. 4233-41; IF: 4.123, Cited by 22. doi:10.1039/b606087k. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16971992> (2006).

C. L. Silva, S. C. Nunes, M. E. Eusebio, A. A. C. C. Pais & J. J. Sousa. Thermal behaviour of human stratum corneum. A differential scanning calorimetry study at high scanning rates. Skin Pharmacol. Physiol. 19. 132-9; IF: 2.756, Cited by 29. doi:10.1159/000092593. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16612140> (2006). C. L. Silva, S. C. Nunes, M. E. Eusebio, J. J. Sousa & A. A. C. C. Pais. Study of human stratum corneum and extracted lipids by thermomicroscopy and DSC. Chem. Phys. Lip. 140. 36-47; IF: 3.361, Cited by
37. doi:10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2006.01.004. <https://www.ncbi. nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16480966> (2006).

R. S. Dias, A. A. C. C. Pais, P. Linse, M. G. Miguel & B. Lindman. Polyion adsorption onto catanionic surfaces. A Monte Carlo study. J. Phys. Chem. B 109. 11781-11788; IF: 3.177, Cited by 50. doi:10.1021/

A. F. Peixoto, M. M. Pereira, A. F. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais, M. G. P. M. S. Neves, A. M. S. Silva & J. A. S. Cavaleiro. Improving regioselectivity in the rhodium catalyzed hydroformylation of protoporphyrin-IX and chlorophyll a derivatives. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 235. 185-193; IF: 4.211, Cited by 8. doi:10.1016/j.molcata. 2005.04.008. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1381116905002396> (2005).

A. F. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais & P. Linse Polymer distribution in connected spherical domains. J. Chem. Phys. 122. 214902; IF: 2.965, Cited by 8. doi:10.1063/1.1904592. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15974785> (2005).

F. O. Costa, A. A. C. C. Pais & J. J. S. Sousa. Analysis of formulation effects in the dissolution of ibuprofen pellets. Int. J. Pharm. 270. 9-19; IF: 3.649, Cited by 37. doi:10.1016/j.ijpharm.2003.10.002. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378517303005556> (2004).

R. S. Dias, A. A. C. C. Pais, M. G. Miguel & B. Lindman. DNA and surfactants in bulk and at interfaces. Colloids Surf. A Physicochem. Eng. Asp. 250. 115-131; IF: 2.714, Cited by 78. doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa. 2004.07.026. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S092777570400531X> (2004).

R. Dias, M. Rosa, A. A. C. C. Pais, M. Miguel & B. Lindman. DNA-Surfactant Interactions. Compaction, Condensation, Decompaction and Phase Separation. J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 51. 447-469; IF: 0.879, Cited by 39. doi:10.1002/jccs.200400069. <https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jccs.200400069/abstract> (2004).

J. M. G. Sarragu ̧ca & A. A. C. C. Pais. Simulation of polyelectrolyte solutions. The density of bound ions. Chem. Phys. Lett. 398. 140-145; IF: 1.815, Cited by 13. doi:10.1016/j.cplett.2004.09.042. <http : / / www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0009261404014265> (2004).

M. J. Tapia, H. D. Burrows, J. M. Garc ́ıa, F. Garc ́ıa & A. A. C. C. Pais. Lanthanide ion interaction with a crown ether methacrylic polymer, poly (1, 4, 7, 10-tetraoxacyclododecan-2-ylmethyl methacrylate), as seen by spectroscopic, calorimetric, and theoretical studies. Macromolecules 37. 856-862; IF: 5.835, Cited by 18. doi:10.1021/ma0353888. <https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ma0353888> (2004).

L. G. Arnaut, A. A. C. C. Pais, S. J. Formosinho & M. Barroso. Absolute rate calculations for atom abstractions by radicals: Energetic, structural and electronic factors. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125.  5236-5246; IF: 13.858, Cited by 28. doi:10.1021/ja029298e. <https://pubs.acs.org/doi/ab/10.1021/ja029298e> (2003).

F. O. Costa, J. J. S. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais & S. J. Formosinho. Comparison of dissolution profiles of Ibuprofen pellets. J. Contr. Rel. 89. 199-212; IF: 7.786, Cited by 141. doi:10 . 1016 / s0168 - 3659(03 )00033-6. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168365903000336> (2003).

R. S. Dias, A. A. C. C. Pais, M. G. Miguel & B. Lindman. Modeling of DNA compaction by polycations. J. Chem. Phys 119. 8150-8157; IF:2.965, Cited by 74. doi:10.1063/1.1609985. <https://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/1.1609985> (2003).

M. Leitão, J. Canotilho, A. Sousa, A. A. C. C. Pais, A. Sousa & J.Simões Redinha. Infrared spectroscopy and the characterization of terfenadine crystallized from solvents. J. Therm. Anal. Calorim. 73. 763-774; IF: 1.953, Cited by 2. doi:10.1023/A:1025826329359. <https://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A:1025826329359> (2003).

M. Miguel, A. A. C. C. Pais, R. S. Dias, C. Leal, M. Rosa & B. Lindman. DNA-cationic amphiphile interactions. Colloids Surf. A Physicochem. Eng. Asp. 228. 43-55; IF: 2.714, Cited by 72. doi:10.1016/S09277757(03)00334-0. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927775703003340> (2003).

J. M. G. Sarragu ̧ca, M. Skep ̈o, A. A. C. C. Pais & P. Linse. Structure of polyelectrolytes in 3:1 salt solutions. J. Chem. Phys. 119. 12621-12628; IF: 2.965, Cited by 42. doi:10.1063/1.1625367. <https://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/1.1625367> (2003).

A. F. Sousa, J. Canotilho, A. A. C. C. Pais, M. L. P. Leitão & J. S. Redinha. Molecular dynamics simulation of the terfenadine monomer and dimer, including solvent effects. Mol. Phys. 101. 871-879; IF: 1.870, Cited by 2. doi:10 . 1080 / 0026897031000075688. <https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0026897031000075688?src=recsys&> (2003).

A. A. C. C. Pais, M. G. Mguel, P. Linse & B. Lindman. Polyelectrolytes confined to spherical cavities. J. Chem. Phys. 117. 1385-1394; IF: 2.965, Cited by 30. doi:10.1063/1.1483857. <https://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/1.1483857> (2002).

M. J. Tapia, H. D. Burrows, M. Emília D. G. Azenha, M. da Graca Miguel, A. A. C. C. Pais & J. M. G. Sarragu ̧ca. Cation association withsodium dodecyl sulfate micelles as seen by lanthanide luminescence. J. Phys. Chem. B 106. 6966-6972; IF: 3.177, Cited by 34. doi:10.1021/jp014083x. <https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jp014083x>(2002).

L. G. Arnaut, A. A. C. C. Pais & S. J. Formosinho. The intersecting-state model: a link between molecular spectroscopy and chemical reactivity. J. Mol. Struct. 563. 1-17; IF: 1.753, Cited by 20. doi:10.1016/S0022-2860(00)00785-7. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022286000007857> (2001).

A. A. C. C. Pais, A. Sousa, M. E. Eus ́ebio & J. S. Redinha. Solvation of alkane and alcohol molecules. Energy contributions. Phys. Chem. Chem.Phys. 3. 4001-4009; IF: 4.123, Cited by 29. doi:10.1039/b104981j. <https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2001/cp/b104981j#!divAbstract> (2001).

J. L. G. C. Pereira, A. A. C. C. Pais & J. S. Redinha. Maximum likelihood estimation with nonlinear regression in polarographic and potentiometric studies. Anal. Chim. Acta 433. 135-143; IF: 4.950, Cited by 3. doi:10 . 1016 / S0003 - 2670(00 ) 01320 - 9. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003267000013209> (2001).

A. A. C. C. Pais, J. L. G. C. Pereira & J. S. Redinha. Nonlinear regression in parameter estimation from polarographic signals. Comp. Chem. 24. 533-539; IF: 1.331, Cited by 5. doi:10.1016/S0097-8485(00)00061-9. <https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0097848500000619> (2000).

Z. Freixa, M. M. Pereira, A. A. C. C. Pais & J. C. Bayon. Evidence of a rhodium catalytic species containing a bridging 1, 2-diphosphine in styrene hydroformylation. J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 3245-3251; IF:4.029, Cited by 13. doi:10.1039/A904019F. <https://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding / 1999 / DT / a904019f # !divAbstract> (1999).

A. A. C. C. Pais, L. G. Arnaut & S. J. Formosinho. Hydrogen-atom abstractions: a semi-empirical approach to reaction energetics, bond lengths and bond-orders. J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2. 2577-2584, Cited by 20. doi:10.1039/A807265E. <https://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/1998/P2/a807265e#!divAbstract> (1998).


Book chapters:

T. F. G. G. Cova, S. Cruz, P. Abreu, J. Marques, A. A. C. C. Pais & A. M. J. Valente. Aggregation of Cyclodextrins: Fundamental issues and applications. In Cyclodextrin - A Versatile Ingredient. doi: 10.5772/intechopen.73532, 2018;

T.F.G.G. Cova, J.S. Almeida, A.A.C.C. Pais e S.J. Formosinho Uma visão das culturas do mundo através da Ciência: o papel do conhecimento tácito in Interdisciplinaridade e Universidade, A. R. Amaro, A. Garrido e J. P. Avel as Nunes (coord.), p 71-95, Imp. U.C., 2016; 

Carla Vitorino, António Almeida, João Josá Sousa and Alberto Pais Crossing the Skin Barrier: A Development Strategy, in Simvastatin Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities, A.A.C.C. Pais, J.J. Sousa and C.S. Vitorino (eds.), p 61-91, Nova, 2015; 

J.S. Redinha, A.J. Lopes Jesus, A.A.C.C. Pais and J. A. S. Almeida Crystallization: From the Conformer to the Crystal, in Advanced Topics on Crystal Growth, Sukarno Olavo Ferreira (ed.), p 201-223, Intch, 2013; 

J. Barbosa, S. Ferreira, A. C. Pais, M.I.N. Silveira, F. Ramos Nitrofurans in Poultry: Use, Control and Residue Analysis, in Agricultural Research Updates. Volume 1, p 1-50, B. P. Hendricks (ed.), Nova, 2011; 

A.A.C.C. Pais and P. Linse Simulations of polyions: Compaction, adsorption onto surfaces, and confinement in DNA interactions with polymers and surfactants, R.S. Dias and B. Lindman (eds.), p 337-352, Wiley, Hoboken, 2008; 

J.A.S. Almeida, A.A.C.C. Pais e S.J. Formosinho O papel dos indicadores científicos na avaliação das marcas culturais na ciência europeia in Bibliotecas e arquivos jurídicos em mudança. Novas realidades, Revista da Faculdade de Direito de Lisboa, suplem. 2009; 

A.A.C.C. Pais Experimental design in Catalysis from theory to application. An integrated course, J.L. Figueiredo, M.M. Pereira and J. Faria (eds.), p 567-587, CUP, Coimbra, 2008; 

R.S. Dias, A.A.C.C. Pais, M.G.M. Miguel and B. Lindman, DNA compaction and decompaction: bulk and interfaces in Coloides e interfases, M. M. Velazquez and M. D. Merchan, (eds.), p 403-407, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, 2005.