Teresa Esteves
Post-Doctoral Researcher

Research Activities
Novel materials development for membranes and imprinted polymers.
New processes for genotoxins removal from pharmaceuticals and chiral resolutions.
Engineering processes for wastewater treatment and added value compounds recovery by biological organic hybrid processes.

Selected Publications
Esteves T, Vicente AI, Ferreira FA, Afonso CAM, Ferreira FC (2018) Mimicking DNA alkylation: Removing genotoxin impurities from API streams with a solvent stable polybenzimidazole-adenine polymer, React. Funct. Polym. 131: 258-265, doi: 10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2018.07.019

Vicente AI, Esteves T, Afonso CAM, Ferreira FC (2017) Solvent compatible polymer functionalization with adenine, a DNA base, for API degenotoxification: Preparation and characterization, Sep. Purif. Technol. 179: 438-448, doi: 10.1016/j.seppur.2017.02.011

Ferreira FC, Esteves T, Vicente AI, Afonso CAM (2017) Polybenzimidazole polymer with functionalized spacer chain and its method of preparation for removal of genotoxic impurities, WO 2017/222402 A1

Ferreira FC, Esteves T, Vicente AI, Afonso CAM (2016) Polímero de polibenzimidazolo com cadeia espaçadora funcionalizada e seu método de obtenção para remoção de impurezas genotóxicas, patente PT 109480

Esteves T, Viveiros R, Bandarra J, Heggie W, Casimiro T, Ferreira FC (2016) Molecularly imprinted polymer strategies for removal of a genotoxic impurity, 4-dimethylaminopyridine, from an active pharmaceutical ingredient post-reaction stream, Sep. Purif. Technol. 163: 206-214, doi: 10.1016/j.seppur.2016.01.053

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