All Publications Before 2015


22) Isca, V.M.S., Seca, A.M.L., Pinto, D.C.G., Silva, H. & Silva, A.M.S. 2014. Lipophilic profile of the edible halophyte Salicornia ramosissima. Food Chem., 165, 330-336. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2014.05.117. (IF2015: 4.052, Q1 Applied chemistry)

21) Seca, A.M.L., Grigore, A., Pinto, D.C.G.A. & Silva, A.M.S. 2014. The genus Inula and their metabolites: From ethnopharmacological to medicinal uses. J. Ethnopharmacol., 154, 286-310. DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2014.04.010. (IF2015: 3.055, Q1 Plant science)

20) Seca, A.M.L., Leal, S., Pinto, D.C.G., Barreto, M.C. & Silva, A.M.S. 2014. Xanthenedione Derivatives, New Promising Antioxidant and Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor Agents. Molecules, 19, 8317-8333. DOI: 10.3390/molecules19068317. (IF2015: 2.465, Q2 Chemistry)

19) Gouveia, V., Seca, A.M.L., Barreto, M. C. & Pinto, D. C. G. A. 2013. Di- and sesquiterpenoids from Cystoseira genus: structure, intra-molecular transformations and biological activity. Mini-Rev. Med. Chem., 13, 1150-1159. (IF2015: 2.841, Q2 Medicinal chemistry)

18) Gouveia, V., Seca, A.M.L., Barreto, M.C., Neto, A., Kijjoa, A. & Silva, A.M.S. 2013. Cytotoxic meroterpenoids from Cystoseira abies-marina. Phytochemistry Lett., 6, 593-597. (IF2015: 1.353, Q2 Plant Sicence)

17) Pinto, D.C.G.A., Seca, A.M.L., Leal, S.B., Silva, A.M.S. & Cavaleiro, J.A.S. 2011. A Novel Short-step Synthesis of New Xanthenedione Derivatives from the Cyclization of 3-Cinnamoyl-2-styrylchromones. Synlett, 14, 2005-2008. (IF2015: 2.323, Q2 Organic Chemistry)

16) Moujir, L.M., Seca, A.M.L., Araujo, L., Silva, A.M.S. & Barreto, M.C. 2011. A new natural spiro heterocyclic compound and the cytotoxic activity of the secondary metabolites from Juniperus brevifolia leaves. Fitoterapia, 82, 225-229. (IF2015: 2.408, Q3 Medicinal chemistry)

15) Seca, A.M.L. & Silva, A.M.S. 2010. A new 4’,7-epoxy-8,3’-oxyneolignan from acetone extract of Juniperus brevifolia leaves. Phytochem. Lett., 3, 126–128. (IF2015: 1.353, Q2 Plant Sicence)

14) Moujir, L.M., Seca, A.M.L., Silva, A.M.S. & Barreto, M.C. 2008. Cytotoxic activity of diterpenes and extracts of Juniperus brevifolia. Planta Med., 74, 751-753. (IF2015: 1.990, Q3 Medicinal chemistry)

13) Seca, A.M.L., Pinto, D.C.G.A. & Silva, A.M.S. 2008. Structural elucidation of pimarane and isopimarane diterpenoids: The 13C NMR contribution. Nat. Prod. Comm., 3, 399-412. (IF2015: 0.884, Q4 Chemistry)

12) Seca, A.M.L., Silva, A.M.S., Bazzocchi, I.L. & Jimenez, I.A. 2008. Diterpene composition of leaves from Juniperus brevifolia. Phytochemistry, 69, 498-505. (IF2015: 2.779, Q1 Plant Science)

11) Seca, A.M.L. & Silva, A.M.S. 2008. The chemical constituents of hexane extract from bark of Juniperus brevifolia. Nat. Prod. Res., 22, 975-983. (IF2015: 1.057, Q3 Applied chemistry)

10) Moujir, L., Seca, A.M.L., Silva, A.M.S., López, M.R., Padilla, N., Cavaleiro, J.A.S. & Neto, C.P. 2007. Cytotoxic activity of lignans from Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus). Fitoterapia, 78, 385-387. (IF2015: 2.408, Q3 Medicinal chemistry)

9) Seca, A.M.L. & Domingues, F.M.J. 2006. Basic density and pulp yield relationship with some chemical parameters in Eucalyptus trees. Brazilian J. Agric. Res., 41, 1687-1691. (IF2015: 0.564, Q3 Agriculture)

8) Seca, A.M.L., Silva, A.M.S., Silvestre, A.J.D., Cavaleiro, J.A.S., Domingues, F.M.J.  & Neto, C. P. 2001. Lignanamides derivatives and other constituents from the bark of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus)”. Phytochemistry, 58, 1219-1223. (IF2015: 2.779, Q1 Plant Science)

7) Seca, A.M.L., Silva, A.M.S., Silvestre, A.J.D., Cavaleiro, J.A.S., Domingues, F.M.J. & Neto, C.P. 2001. Phenolic constituents from the core of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus). Phytochemistry, 56, 759-767. (IF2015: 2.779, Q1 Plant Science)

6) Seca, A.M.L., Silva, A.M.S., Silvestre, A.J.D., Cavaleiro, J.A.S., Domingues, F.M.J. & Neto, C.P. 2000. Chemical Composition of light petroleum extract of Hibiscus cannabinus bark and core. Phytochem. Anal., 11, 345-350. (IF2015: 2.497, Q2 Analytical chemistry)

5) Seca, A.M.L., Cavaleiro, J.A.S., Domingues, F.M.J., Silvestre, A.J.D., Evtuguin, D. & Pascoal-Neto, C. 2000. Structural characterization of the lignin from nodes and internodes of Arundo donax. J. Agric. Food Chem., 48, 817-824. (IF2015: 2.857, Q1 Chemistry applied)

4) Seca, A.M.L., Cavaleiro, J.A.S., Domingues, F.M.J., Silvestre, A.J.D., Evtuguin, D. & Pascoal-Neto, C. 1998. Structural characterization of the bark and core lignins from kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus). J. Agric. Food Chem., 46, 3100-3108. (IF2015: 2.857, Q1 Chemistry applied)

3) Pascoal-Neto, C. Seca, A.M.L., Nunes, A.M., Coimbra, M.A., Domingues, F., Evtuguin, D., Silvestre, A. & Cavaleiro, J.A.S. 1997. Variations in chemical composition and structure of macromolecular components in different morphological regions and maturity of Arundo donax. Ind. Crops Prod., 6, 51-58. (IF2015: 3.449, Q1 Agriculture Enginnering)

2) Pascoal-Neto, C. Seca, A.M.L., Fradinho, A., Coimbra, M.A., Domingues, F., Evtuguin, D., Silvestre, A. & Cavaleiro, J.A.S. 1996. Chemical composition and structural features of the macromolecular components of Hibiscus cannabinus grown in Portugal. Ind. Crops Prod., 5, 189-196. (IF2015: 3.449, Q1 Agriculture Enginnering)

1) Pascoal-Neto, C., Cordeiro, N., Seca, A.M.L., Domingues, F., Gandini, A. & Robert, D. 1996. Isolation and characterization of lignin-like polymer of cork of Quercus suber L.”. Holzforschung, 50, 563-568. (IF2015:1.711, Q1 Material Science)


2) Silva, M., Vieira, L.M.M., Almeida, A.P., Silva, A.M.S., Seca, A.M.L., Barreto, M.C., Neto, A.I., Pedro, M., Pinto, E. & Kijjoa, A. 2013. Chemical study and biological activity evaluation of two Azorean macroalgae: Ulva rigida and Gelidium microdon. Oceanography, 1, 102. DOI: 10.4172/ocn.1000102

1) Barreto, M.C., Mendonça, E., Gouveia, V., Anjos, C., Medeiros, J.S., Seca, A.M.L. & Neto, A.I. 2012. Macroalgae from S. Miguel Island as a potential source of antiproliferative and antioxidant products. Arquipelago. Life and Marine Sciences, 29, 53-58.


3) Isca, V., Seca, A.M.L., Pinto, D.C.G. A. & Silva, A.M.S. 2014. "An overview of Salicornia genus: the phytochemical and pharmacological profile" in: Natural Products: Research Review, Vol 2. M/S Daya Publishing House, New Delhi. Chapter 7, pp 145-164.

2) Seca, A.M.L. & Silva A.M.S. 2006. "The chemical composition of the genus Juniperus (1970-2004)" in: Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants, Vol 16- Phytomedicines, Govil J.N. and Singh V.K. (Ed.), Studium Press, LLC Texas, Cap 20, pp. 401-522.

1) Silva, A.M.S., Seca, A.M.L., Vasconcelos, J.M.J., Cavaleiro, J.A.S., Silvestre, A.J.D., Domingues, F.M.J. & Pascoal-Neto, C. 2002. “Chemical Composition of Artemisia campestris and Hibiscus cannabinus” in:  Natural products in the new millennium: prospects and industrial application, A.P. Rauter et al. Eds, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands, pp. 47-57.


5) Seca, A.M.L., Leal, S., Pinto, D., Barreto, MC. & Silva, A. 2014. Xanthenedione derivatives, new promising acetylcholinesterase inhibitor agentes. 62th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant Research, Guimarães, Portugal, 31 Agosto a 4 Setembro de 2014, Planta Medica, 2014, 80, 16 1417-1418, P1L20, DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1394678

4) Silva, B., Seca, A.M.L., Moreno-Rodriguez, L. & Barreto, M. C. 2014. Antioxidant and anticholinesterasic activities of Morella faya (Afton) Wilbur extracts. 62th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant Research, Guimarães, Portugal, 31 Agosto a 4 Setembro de 2014. Planta Medica, 2014, 80, 16, 1433-1433, P1L69, DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1394726.

3) Arruda, M., Medeiros, J.P., Seca, A.M.L. & Barreto, M.C. 2010. Hedychium gardnerianum from Azores: a plant with potential application on Alzheimer’s treatment. 2º Encontro Nacional Química Terapêutica, Coimbra, 28-30 Novembro de 2010, P6. Revista Portuguesa de Farmácia, LII (4), Suplemento, 2010.

2) Seca, A.M.L., Pascoal-Neto, C., Cavaleiro, J.A.S., Domingues, F.M.J., Silvestre, A.J.D. & Evtuguin, D.V. 1998. Complementary structural information about kenaf bark and core lignins. Proceedings of 5th European Workshop on Lignocellulosics and Pulp: Advances in Lignocellulossics chemistry for ecologically friendly pulping and bleaching technologies, 1998, 349-352.

1) Seca, A.M.L., Cavaleiro, J., Domingues, F., Silvestre, A., Evtuguin, D. & Pascoal-Neto, C. 1997. Structural characteristics of the bark and core kenaf lignin (variety Salvador). Proceedings of 9th International Symposium on Wood and Pulping Chemistry, 1997, Vol 2, pp 132.