Marcelo Melo

Bio

Marcelo Melo is a PostDoc Researcher at EgiChem focusing on Supercritical fluid extraction.

Publications

Articles

V.H. Rodrigues, M.M.R. Melo, I. Portugal, C.M. Silva. Simulation and techno-economic optimization of the supercritical CO₂ extraction of Eucalyptus globulus bark at industrial scale, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 145 (2019) 169-180.

V.H. Rodrigues, M.M.R. Melo, I. Portugal, C.M. Silva. Extraction of Eucalyptus leaves using solvents of distinct polarity. Cluster analysis and extracts characterization, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 135 (2018) 263-274.

V.H. Rodrigues, M.M.R. Melo, I. Portugal, C.M. Silva. Supercritical fluid extraction of Eucalyptus globulus leaves. Experimental and modelling studies of the influence of operating conditions and biomass pretreatment upon yields and kinetics, Separation and Purification Technology 191 (2018) 207-213.

P.R.A.B. Toledo, M.M.R. Melo, H.R. Pezza, A.T. Toci, L. Pezza, C.M. Silva. Discriminant analysis for unveiling the origin of roasted coffee samples: A tool for quality control of coffee related products, Food Control 73 (2017) 164-174.

M.M.R. Melo, A. en, A.J.D. Silvestre, H. Pereira, C.M. Silva. Experimental and modeling study of supercritical CO2extraction of Quercus cerris cork: Influence of ethanol and particle size on extraction kinetics and selectivity to friedelin, Separation and Purification Technology 187 (2017) 34-45.

P.R.A.B. Toledo, M.M.R. Melo, H.R. Pezza, L. Pezza, A.T. Toci, C.M. Silva. Reliable discriminant analysis tool for controlling the roast degree of coffee samples through chemical markers approach, European Food Research and Technology 243 (2017) 761-768.

P.R.A.B. Toledo, M.M.R. Melo, H.R. Pezza, L. Pezza, A.T. Toci, C.M. Silva. Reliable discriminant analysis tool for controlling the roast degree of coffee samples through chemical markers approach, European Food Research and Technology 243 (2017) 1-8.

B.R. Figueiredo, M.M.R. Melo, I. Portugal, D. Ananias, J. Rocha, C.M. Silva. Cs+ removal and optical detection by microporous lanthanide silicate Eu-AV-20 in a fixed-bed column, Chemical Engineering Journal 286 (2016) 48-58.

M.M.R. Melo, P.F. Martins, A.J.D. Silvestre, P. Sarmento, C.M. Silva. Measurement and modeling of supercritical fluid extraction curves of Eichhornia crassipes for enhanced stigmasterol production: Mechanistic insights of the process, Separation and Purification Technology 163 (2016) 189-198.

P.F. Martins, M.M.R. Melo, P. Sarmento, C.M. Silva. Supercritical fluid extraction of sterols from Eichhornia crassipes biomass using pure and modified carbon dioxide. Enhancement of stigmasterol yield and extract concentration, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 107 (2016) 441-449.

P.F. Martins, M.M.R. Melo, C.M. Silva. Techno-economic optimization of the subcritical fluid extraction of oil from Moringa oleifera seeds and subsequent production of a purified sterols fraction, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 107 (2016) 682-689.

M.M.R. Melo, R.P. Silva, A.J.D. Silvestre, C.M. Silva. Valorization of water hyacinth through supercritical CO2 extraction of stigmasterol, Industrial Crops and Products 80 (2016) 177-185.

P.F. Martins, M.M.R. Melo, C.M. Silva. Gac oil and carotenes production using supercritical CO2: Sensitivity analysis and process optimization through a RSM-COM hybrid approach, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 100 (2015) 97-104.

R.P. Silva, M.M.R. Melo, A.J.D. Silvestre, C.M. Silva. Polar and lipophilic extracts characterization of roots, stalks, leaves and flowers of water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), and insights for its future valorization, Industrial Crops and Products 76 (2015) 1033-1038.

A. en, M.M.R. Melo, A.J.D. Silvestre, H. Pereira, C.M. Silva. Prospective pathway for a green and enhanced friedelin production through supercritical fluid extraction of Quercus cerris cork, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 97 (2015) 247-255.

M.M.R. Melo, R.M.A. Domingues, A.J.D. Silvestre, C.M. Silva. Extraction and purification of triterpenoids using supercritical fluids: From lab to exploitation, Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry 11 (2014) 362-381.

H.M.A. Barbosa, M.M.R. Melo, M.A. Coimbra, C.P. Passos, C.M. Silva. Optimization of the supercritical fluid coextraction of oil and diterpenes from spent coffee grounds using experimental design and response surface methodology, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 85 (2014) 165-172.

M.M.R. Melo, R.M.A. Domingues, M. Sova, E. Lack, H. Seidlitz, A.J.D. Silvestre, C.M. Silva. Scale-up studies of the supercritical fluid extraction of triterpenic acids from Eucalyptus globulus bark, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 95 (2014) 44-50.

M.M.R. Melo, H.M.A. Barbosa, C.P. Passos, C.M. Silva. Supercritical fluid extraction of spent coffee grounds: Measurement of extraction curves, oil characterization and economic analysis, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 86 (2014) 150-159.

M.M.R. Melo, A.J.D. Silvestre, C.M. Silva. Supercritical fluid extraction of vegetable matrices: Applications, trends and future perspectives of a convincing green technology, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 92 (2014) 115-176.

A.F. Silva, M.M.R. Melo, C.M. Silva. Supercritical solvent selection (CO2versus ethane) and optimization of operating conditions of the extraction of lycopene from tomato residues: Innovative analysis of extraction curves by a response surface methodology and cost of manufacturing hybrid approach, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 95 (2014) 618-627.

R.M.A. Domingues, M.M.R. Melo, E.L.G. Oliveira, C.P. Neto, A.J.D. Silvestre, C.M. Silva. Optimization of the supercritical fluid extraction of triterpenic acids from Eucalyptus globulus bark using experimental design, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 74 (2013) 105-114.

R.M.A. Domingues, M.M.R. Melo, C.P. Neto, A.J.D. Silvestre, C.M. Silva. Measurement and modeling of supercritical fluid extraction curves of Eucalyptus globulus bark: Influence of the operating conditions upon yields and extract composition, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 72 (2012) 176-185.

M.M.R. Melo, E.L.G. Oliveira, A.J.D. Silvestre, C.M. Silva. Supercritical fluid extraction of triterpenic acids from Eucalyptus globulus bark, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 70 (2012) 137-145.

Posters

R.M.A. Domingues, M. Melo, C. Pascoal Neto, A.J.D. Silvestre, C.M. Silva. Supercritical CO2 Extraction of High Value Triterpenic Compounds from Eucalyptus Bark Residues. A contribution for Biorefinery Integration in Pulp and Paper Industries, RRB8 - 8th International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries, Toulouse, June 4-6, 2012.