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Proposals for Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2004

Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Painel de Química e Bioquímica - 2004
  • Mário Nuno Berberan e Santos
  • Michael W. Linscheid
  • Jean-Claude Brochon
  • Roger Taylor
  • Timothy G. Wright
  • Giorgio Strukul
  • Gerhard Erker
  • Michel Guisnet
POCI/QUI/55267/2004

A new concept for electrochemiluminescence based biosensors development. António Carlos Henriques Cascalheira, Instituto de Ciência Aplicada e Tecnologia - Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (ICAT/FC/ULisboa). €51,314.

POCI/QUI/55350/2004

New molybdo and copper cofactors in proteins isolated from sulfate reducers. Isabel Moura, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €41,477.

POCI/QUI/55435/2004

(Per)chlorate enzymatic reduction. Maria Cristina Oliveira Costa, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €46,798.

POCI/QUI/55505/2004

Proton Photo-Pumps. Luís Guilherme da Silva Arnaut Moreira, Chymiotechnon - Instituto de Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação em Química (Chymiotechnon). €71,000.

POCI/QUI/55508/2004

Novel hydroxy- and aminobisphosphonates: chelating, molecular modelling and biological studies. Maria de Fátima Candeias Coelho Teixeira, Instituto Nacional de Engenharia, Tecnologia e Inovação (INETI). €35,922.

POCI/QUI/55519/2004

Towards New Supramolecular Devices: from new synthetic methods to multifunctional applications. Carlos Lodeiro, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €68,000.

POCI/QUI/55576/2004

ORGANIC ELECTROSYNTHESIS IN ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY MEDIA. Maria José Feio Mendes da Silva Medeiros, Universidade do Minho (UM). €30,455.

POCI/QUI/55584/2004

Pyrrolo[1,2-c]thiazoles as Building Blocks in Organic Synthesis: Approaches to Structures with Biological Activity. Teresa Margarida Vasconcelos Dias de Pinho e Melo, Chymiotechnon - Instituto de Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação em Química (Chymiotechnon). €53,000.

POCI/QUI/55586/2004

Rhenium, molybdenum and tungsten oxo complexes: new class of catalysts for reduction reactions. Beatriz Royo Cantabrana, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €47,097.

POCI/QUI/55603/2004

Hepatic intermediary metabolism of glucose in children with and without hepatic glucose-6-phosphatase activity. John Griffith Jones, Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (CNBC/UC). €65,500.

POCI/QUI/55631/2004

Development of New Anticancer Agents: Phenolic Derivatives of Natural or Synthetic Origin - Structure-Activity Relationships. Maria Paula Matos Marques, Universidade de Coimbra (UC). €33,840.

POCI/QUI/55672/2004

The Molecules of Colour in Art: a Photochemical Study. João Sérgio Seixas de Melo, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (FCT/UC). €68,500.

POCI/QUI/55673/2004

Molecular modelling and synthesis of bioactive peptides. André Alberto de Sousa Melo, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €62,000.

POCI/QUI/55690/2004

Characterisation of a membrane bound cytochrome involved in the anaerobic respiration in Sulfate Reducing Bacteria. Ricardo Saraiva Loureiro de Oliveira Louro, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €46,100.

POCI/QUI/55743/2004

Mechanisms and Energetics of Electron Transfer in Metalloproteins by Dynamic Voltammetry. Margarida Maria Portela Correia dos Santos Romão, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €49,518.

POCI/QUI/55744/2004

Synthesis and Catalytic Applications of Tetraazamacrocycle-based Group 4 and Grouyp 5 Metal Complexes. Ana Margarida Sousa Dias Martins, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €25,140.

POCI/QUI/55779/2004

Synthesis of Novel Chiral Phosphorous and Nitrogen based ligands for Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis. Anthony Joseph Burke, Universidade de Évora (UE). €50,444.

POCI/QUI/55931/2004

Development of Catalytic Processes with Immobilized Catalysts. Antonio Manuel d/Albuquerque Rocha Gonsalves, Chymiotechnon - Instituto de Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação em Química (Chymiotechnon). €57,000.

POCI/QUI/55985/2004

Synthesis, structure and reactivity of transition metal complexes with potential application in oxidative catalysis. Maria Isabel Rodrigues Correia, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €35,666.

POCI/QUI/56109/2004

Novos compostos oxometálicos com propriedades catalíticas melhoradas. Isabel Maria de Sousa Gonçalves, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €63,500.

POCI/QUI/56112/2004

Catalytic conversion of carbohydrates into furan derivatives. Anabela Valente, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €45,500.

POCI/QUI/56214/2004

Design of macromolecular intracellular iron chelators and evaluation of their anti-microbial activity. Maria Rangel, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €61,000.

POCI/QUI/56229/2004

Mould proteome regulation by substrate bioavailability: depolymerising enzymes likely to alter biopolymer nanostructure. Maria Vitória Gonçalves San Romão, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €48,130.

POCI/QUI/56393/2004

PYLORI L&EPS: Structural Characterisation of Lipo- and Exopolysaccharides from Helicobacter pylori - Establishment of the chemical and biochemical basis for the development of vaccines and for the understanding of the adhesion processes. Manuel António Coimbra, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €71,000.

POCI/QUI/56534/2004

Nanostructrured hybrid organic-inorganic assemblies: development of layer-by-layer and single-layer heteropolytungstate modified electrodes. Ana Maria Vieira Silva Viana Cavaleiro, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €62,000.

POCI/QUI/56569/2004

Molecular recognition of phthalate and phthalic acid esters pollutants by ditopic receptors or by cascade dicopper systems. Rita Virgínia Delgado, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €53,220.

POCI/QUI/56582/2004

Anti-HIV Drugs: Genotoxic Evaluation and Synthetic Strategies. M Matilde Marques, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €44,195.

POCI/QUI/56585/2004

Mechanism and kinetics of protein stabilization by osmolytes. António Luís Vieira de Andrade Maçanita, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €64,176.

POCI/QUI/56845/2004

Development of a novel methodology for dynamic trace metal speciation in natural systems using a multi-technique approach. Jose Paulo Soares Pinheiro, Universidade do Algarve (UAlg). €61,000.

POCI/QUI/56880/2004

Modelling the Energetics and Structure of Solid Metallocenes. Manuel Eduardo Ribeiro MInas da Piedade, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €56,766.

POCI/QUI/56949/2004

Design of new Vanadium compounds: towards their application as anti-diabetic and anti-cancer agents. João Costa Pessoa, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €31,645.

POCI/QUI/57077/2004

Structure-reactivity relationships on nitroso group transfer to nucleophiles. José António de Sousa Moreira, Universidade do Algarve (UAlg). €40,356.

POCI/QUI/57110/2004

BREAST CANCER: EVALUATION OF THE ROLE OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND FOOD CARCINOGENS IN ITS INITIATION. Gonçalo Câmara Pereira Gamboa da Costa, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €42,000.

POCI/QUI/57123/2004

Molecular interactions in lipid raft models: from lipid phases to membrane protein organization. Luis Loura, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €35,538.

POCI/QUI/57387/2004

Molecular organization of functionalized porphyrins in giant vesicles and supramolecules. Silvia Marilia de Brito Costa, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €52,751.

POCI/QUI/57400/2004

Synthesis of fluorescent N-glycopeptides. Ana Paula da Assunção Esteves, Universidade do Minho (UM). €60,000.

POCI/QUI/57475/2004

Studying kinetics and mechanism of superoxide reduction. Maria Alice Santos Pereira, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €48,584.

POCI/QUI/57491/2004

Surface Photochemistry: photodegradation of dioxines and other environmental pollutants. Luis Filipe Vieira Ferreira, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €65,520.

POCI/QUI/57528/2004

New bisdithiolene complexes based on highly extended ligands; a basis for molecular conductors and heterobimetallic networks. Manuel José Duarte Leite de Almeida, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN). €55,100.

POCI/QUI/57589/2004

New Corrole Derivatives: Synthetic and Reactivity Studies. José Abrunheiro da Silva Cavaleiro, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €23,500.

POCI/QUI/57632/2004

Multicomponent Technetium and Gallium Metallointercalators for Targeted Radiotherapy. António Paulo, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN). €26,500.

POCI/QUI/57641/2004

Structural and Functional Characterization of Nitrate Reductases and Formate Dehydrogenases. Maria Joao Romão, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €49,670.

POCI/QUI/57679/2004

DNA modified gold nanoparticles as a tunable platform for biosensor design. Carlos Manuel Melo Pereira, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto (FCUP/UP). €64,500.

POCI/QUI/57716/2004

Thermodynamical and Structural Characterization of Ionic Liquids and other Associated Fluids. José Nuno Aguiar Canongia Lopes, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €41,253.

POCI/QUI/57735/2004

Photochromism of flavylium compounds in water/ionic liquid biphasic systems. Fernando Jorge da Silva Pina, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €71,500.

POCI/QUI/57741/2004

PROTEIN - PROTEIN INTERACTIONS - Soft Docking, NMR and other restrictions. José João Galhardas de Moura, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €42,192.

POCI/QUI/57891/2004

New Potentially Biodegradable Chelating Agents for Industrial and Domestic Applications Environment-Friendly. Helena Maria Vieira Monteiro Soares, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €49,109.

POCI/QUI/57913/2004

Azo Dyes for Photodynamic Therapy. Paulo Fernando da Conceição Santos, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €70,000.

POCI/QUI/58026/2004

Development of enzyme biosensors for multiparametric control and monitoring of environmental samples. Maria Gabriela Machado de Almeida, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €41,670.

POCI/QUI/58076/2004

Electronic and bioelectronic tongues (BE-tongues) for environmental and food sensing. Adelio Alcino Sampaio Castro Machado, Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Faculdade de Ciências (ADFCUP/FCUP/UP). €44,417.

POCI/QUI/58119/2004

Catalysts for alkyne cyclization. Maria Fernanda Carvalho, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €44,150.

POCI/QUI/58222/2004

Thermochemistry Studies of Actinide Species in the Gas Phase by FTICR/MS. Joaquim Carrasqueiro Marçalo de Almeida, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN). €49,000.

POCI/QUI/58245/2004

Novel Metal Fragments Potentially Useful for Labelling with Tc and/or Re Biologically Relevant Molecules. Isabel da Graça Rego dos Santos, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN). €46,640.

POCI/QUI/58291/2004

End-capped conjugated polymers and copolymers for device applications. HUGH DOUGLAS BURROWS, Chymiotechnon - Instituto de Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação em Química (Chymiotechnon). €73,000.

POCI/QUI/58377/2004

Novel Multidimensional Lanthanide-Organic Frameworks: Hydrothermal Synthesis, Structural Characterisation and Applications. Filipe Alexandre Almeida Paz, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €35,300.

POCI/QUI/58482/2004

From protein folding to protein design: Exploring biological complexity via computer simulation of simple models. Patrícia Ferreira Neves Faísca, Fundação da Universidade de Lisboa (FUL/ULisboa). €6,360.

POCI/QUI/58515/2004

Synthesis of [60]fullerene derivatives with potential pharmacological activity. Augusto Costa Tomé, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €63,500.

POCI/QUI/58535/2004

Electron Donor-Substituted Aromatic Dicarboximides: Photoinduced Processes and Supramolecular Devices. Baltazar Manuel Romão de Castro, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €61,500.

POCI/QUI/58689/2004

DNA manipulation in bulk and at interfaces. Maria da Graca Martins Miguel, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (FCT/UC). €48,020.

POCI/QUI/58791/2004

Controlling pharmaceuticals behaviour by Crystal Engineering. Maria Teresa Duarte, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €35,327.

POCI/QUI/58816/2004

Lipid-Lipid and Protein-Lipid Interactions in Model Systems of Cell Membranes. Maria Isabel Pimentel dos Santos Viseu, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €48,990.

POCI/QUI/58821/2004

Catalytic carboxylation of alkanes. Armando José Latourrette de Oliveira Pombeiro, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €35,646.

POCI/QUI/58835/2004

Synthesis, transformation and reactivity studies of novel 2- and 3-substituted 4-quinolones. ARTUR MANUEL SOARES DA SILVA, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €63,500.

POCI/QUI/58887/2004

Polyoxometalates: from discrete clusters to networks and materials. Helena Isabel Seguro Nogueira, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €57,500.

POCI/QUI/58901/2004

Salivary proteins as dental caries protection factors. Francisco Amado, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €55,000.

POCI/QUI/58915/2004

Brownmillerite compounds containing Iron (IV): new materials for SOFCs. Maria de Deus Corceiro de Carvalho, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €58,000.

POCI/QUI/58925/2004

Modelling the reactivity of transition metal complexes. Maria José Diogo da Silva Calhorda, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €53,455.

POCI/QUI/58937/2004

Photochemistry and Matrix Isolation Spectroscopy of Molecular Species with Astrophysical and Atmospheric Relevance. Rui Fausto Martins Ribeiro da Silva Lourenço, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (FCT/UC). €46,500.

POCI/QUI/58973/2004

Spectroscopy of Oriented Proteins on Conductive Polymers. Francisco Jorge Fernandes Caldeira, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €33,500.

POCI/QUI/58985/2004

Cytochrome c": A model protein to probe thermodynamic and choreographic constraints in electroprotonic energy transducers. Turner David Leslie, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €36,970.

POCI/QUI/59019/2004

Matrix Isolation Spectroscopy and Study of the Condensed Phases of Molecules with Potential Cryoprotectant Activity. Andrea GomezZavaglia, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (FCT/UC). €45,500.

POCI/QUI/59025/2004

New Imino-Pyrrolyl Organometallic Complexes and Analogues as Single-Component Catalysts for the Oligomerisation and Polymerisation of Olefins. Pedro Manuel Machado Teixeira Gomes, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €50,987.

POCI/QUI/59119/2004

Cobalt in metabolism of sulfate reducers. Noncorrin Co/Zn ATPS, AK, and a new Co-corrinoid protein. Sergey Bursakov, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €42,320.

POCI/QUI/59284/2004

Synthesis of chromones and in vitro evaluation of their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Jose Luis Fontes da Costa Lima, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €57,524.

POCI/QUI/59328/2004

Sulfenylcarbamates as cystein protease inhibitors: chemical and biochemical reactivity. Maria de Fatima Norberto Frazao, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €54,201.

POCI/QUI/59337/2004

Characterization of Heteropolysaccharides using Mass Spectrometry. Maria do Rosário Gonçalves dos Reis Marques Domingues, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €64,500.

POCI/QUI/59356/2004

Synthesis of new drug candidates for screening against Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. Maria Fernanda de Jesus Rego Paiva Proença, Universidade do Minho (UM). €37,994.

POCI/QUI/59407/2004

Metal-assisted synthesis and cyclisation of new biologically active and/or fluorescent aryl and heteroaryl amino acid derivatives. Maria João Ribeiro Peixoto de Queiroz, Universidade do Minho (UM). €60,000.

POCI/QUI/59558/2004

Synthesis of New Biological Active Heterocycles: Microwave Induced Cycloaddition Reactions of Various Dipoles to Coordinated-Transition Metal Organodipolarophiles. Maria Adilia Januário Charmier, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €36,885.

POCI/QUI/59588/2004

Novel Radioactive Probes for Molecular Imaging of Sigma Receptors. António Paulo, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN). €31,000.

POCI/QUI/59615/2004

The study of phenol photodegradation using nanocrystalline semiconductors catalysts. Olinda Coelho Monteiro, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €48,015.

POCI/QUI/59672/2004

Total synthesis and stereochemical elucidation of Miharamycins A and B. Carbohydrate based scaffolds for the generation of analogues and bioactivity studies. Amélia Pilar Rauter, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €47,535.

POCI/QUI/59824/2004

Studies on quinone-protein interaction in complexes of respiratory chains. Manuela Alexandra de Abreu Serra Marques Pereira, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €36,964.

POCI/QUI/59835/2004

Organic functionalization of carbon nanofibres and study of their composites with polymer matrices. Maria da Conceição de Jesus Rêgo Paiva, Universidade do Minho (UM). €45,952.

POCI/QUI/59856/2004

Studies of novel lithium ion conducting solid polymer electrolytes (LiSPE). Maria Manuela da Silva Pires da Silva, Universidade do Minho (UM). €52,000.

POCI/QUI/60060/2004

Biochemical mapping of microbial proteins with bioremediation capabilities. CARLOS ALBERTO GOMES SALGUEIRO, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €19,140.

POCI/QUI/60175/2004

Development of Sustainable Chemical Catalytic Processes by Integration of Nanofiltration and Aqueous Media. Carlos Alberto Mateus Afonso, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €60,323.

POCI/QUI/60501/2004

Quantum chemistry within the Born-Oppenheimer aproximation and beyond: From first principles to predicting capability. António Joaquim de Campos Varandas, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (FCT/UC). €41,627.

POCI/QUI/60791/2004

Assessing conformational stability of aspartic proteinases with biotechnological and medical relevance - Unfolding/refolding of dimeric and monomeric proteins. Marlene Barros, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP). €53,320.

POCI/QUI/60918/2004

Interaction mechanisms of ruthenium with DNA bases for elucidating its anti-tumoral activity: model studies under ultra-high-vacuum and in sol-gel nanomaterials. Laura Maria Ramos da Costa Ilharco de Almeida Santos, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €55,248.

POCI/QUI/61045/2004

NANOSTRUCTURED POLYMERIC FILMS. José Manuel Gaspar Martinho, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €64,111.

POCI/QUI/61563/2004

Enzymatic catalysis: mechanistic studies of cancer-related human enzymes. Maria João Ramos, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €72,000.

POCI/QUI/61850/2004

Thermodynamic studies of Semifluorinated Alkanes. Eduardo Jorge Morilla Filipe, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €56,125.

POCI/QUI/61873/2004

Thermodinamic study of conducting polimers. Luis Belchior Santos, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto (FCUP/UP). €66,500.

POCI/QUI/62027/2004

Ovothiol metabolism in Leishmania: Identification of new therapeutic targets. António Eduardo Ferreira, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €27,600.

POCI/QUI/62794/2004

Studies on the Synthesis and Applications of 2-Oxoaza[x.1.0]bicycles. Christopher David Maycock, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €32,180.

POCI/QUI/63166/2004

Theoretical and Experimental Studies of Enzyme Conformation, Energetics and Dynamics of CYP3A4. Rui Miguel Borges dos Santos, Universidade do Algarve (UAlg). €65,000.