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29) Caldas, P.C.P.; Gallo, J.M.R.; Lopez-Castillo, A.; Zanchet, D.; Bueno, J.M.C., The Structure of the Cu-CuO Sites Determines the Catalytic Activity of Cu Nanoparticles, ACS Catal., 2017, 7, 2419-2424. Within the most read papers in April

28) Gallo, J.M.R.; Alamillo, R.; Dumesic, J.A., Acid-functionalized mesoporous carbons for the continuous production of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural. J Mol Catal A: Chem. 2016, 422, 13-17;

27) Zanchet, D; Santos, J.B.O.; Damyanova, S.; Gallo, J.M.R.; Bueno, J.M.C., Toward Understanding Metal-Catalyzed Ethanol Reforming. ACS Catal., 2015, 5, 3841-3863;

26) Mellmer, M.A.; Gallo, J.M.R.; Alonso, D.M.; Dumesic, J.A., Selective Production of Levulinic Acid from Furfuryl Alcohol in THF Solvent Systems over H-ZSM-5. ACS Catal., 2015, 5, 3354-3359;

25) Freitas, I.C.; Gallo, J.M.R.; Bueno, J.M.C.; Marques, C.M.P., The Effect of Ag in the Cu/ZrO2 Performance for the Ethanol Conversion. Top Catal., 2015, 59, 357-3.65;

24) Mellmer, M.A.; Sener, C.; Gallo, J.M.R.; Luterbacher, J.S.; Alonso, D.M.; Dumesic, J.A., Solvent effects in acid-catalyzed biomass conversion reactions. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014; 53, 11872-11875;

23) Mellmer, M.A.; Alonso, D.M.; Luterbacher, J.S.; Gallo, J.M.R.; Dumesic, J.A., Effects of gamma-valerolactone in hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass to monosaccharides. Green Chem., 2014, 16, 4659-4662;

22) Gallo, J.M.R.; Bueno, J.M.C.; Schuchardt, U., Catalytic Transformations of Ethanol for Biorefineries. J. Brazil. Chem. Soc., 2014; 25, 2229-2243;

21) Carrasquillo-Flores, R.; Gallo, J. M. R.; Hahn, K.; Dumesic, J.A.; Mavrikakis, M., Mechanistic Study of the Water Gas Shift Reaction on PtRe Surface. ChemCatChem, 2013, 5, 3690-3699;

20) Jackson, D.H.; Wang, D.; Gallo, J. M. R.; Dumesic, J.A.; Kuech, T.F., Use of Atomic Layer Deposition as an efficient tool for silica functionalyzation with mercaptopropyl groups. Chem. Mater., 2013, 25, 3844-3851.

18) Gallo, J. M. R.; Alonso, D. M.; Dumesic, J. A., Production of furfural from lignocellulosic biomass using Beta Zeolite and biomass-derived solvent. Top. Catal., 2013, 56, 1775–1781;

 17) Alonso, D. M.; Gallo, J. M. R.; Wettstein, S. G.; Mellmer, M. A.; Dumesic, J. A., Direct conversion of cellulose to levulinic acid and gamma-valerolactone using solid acid catalysts. Catal. Sci. Tech., 2013, 3, 927-931;

16) de Souza, M. O.; de Souza, R. F.; Rodrigues, L. R.; Pastore, H. O.; Gauvin, R. M.; Gallo, J. M. R., Favero, C., Heterogenized nickel catalysts for propene dimerization: Support effects on activity and selectivity. Catal. Commun., 2013, 32, 32–35;

15) Gallo, J. M. R.; Alonso, D. M.; Mellmer, M. A.; Dumesic, J. A., Production and upgrading of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural using heterogeneous catalysts and biomass-derived solvents. Green Chem. 2013, 15, 85-90;

14) Gürbüz, E. I.; Gallo, J. M. R.; Alonso, D. M.; Wettstein, S. G.; Lim, W. Y.; Dumesic, J. A., Conversion of hemicellulose to furfural using solid acid catalysts in γ-valerolactone, a biomass-derived solvent. Angew. Chem. Int. Edit., 2013, 52, 1270-1274;

13) Pagan-Torres, Y. J.; Wang, T. F.; Gallo, J. M. R.; Shanks, B. H.; Dumesic, J. A., Production of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural from Glucose Using a Combination of Lewis and Bronsted Acid Catalysts in Water in a Biphasic Reactor with an Alkylphenol Solvent. ACS Catal. 2012, 2 (6), 930-934;

12) Pagan-Torres, Y. J.; Gallo, J. M. R.; Wang, D.; Pham, H. N.; Libera, J. A.; Marshall, C. L.; Elam, J. W.; Datye, A. K.; Dumesic, J. A., Synthesis of Highly Ordered Hydrothermally Stable Mesoporous Niobia Catalysts by Atomic Layer Deposition. ACS Catal. 2011, 1 (10), 1234-1245;

11) Gallo, J. M. R.; Icardi, U. A.; Baglio, V.; Coralli, A.; Graizzaro, A., Implementation and optimization of the HySyLab DMFC single cell test station. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 2011, 36 (13), 8082-8087;

10) Gallo, J. M. R.; Gatti, G.; Graizzaro, A.; Marchese, L.; Pastore, H. O., Novel mesoporous carbon ceramics composites as electrodes for direct methanol fuel cell. J. Power Sources 2011, 196 (20), 8188-8196;

9) Gallo, J. M. R.; Bisio, C.; Marchese, L.; Pastore, H. O., One-pot synthesis of mesoporous [Al]-SBA-16 and acidity characterization by CO adsorption. Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2011, 145 (1-3), 124-130;

8) Gallo, J. M. R.; Bisio, C.; Gatti, G.; Marchese, L.; Pastore, H. O., Physicochemical Characterization and Surface Acid Properties of Mesoporous [Al]-SBA-15 Obtained by Direct Synthesis. Langmuir 2010, 26 (8), 5791-5800;

7) de Souza, M. O.; Rodrigues, L. R.; Gauvin, R. M.; de Souza, R. F.; Pastore, H. O.; Gengembre, L.; Ruiz, J. A. C.; Gallo, J. M. R.; Milanesi, T. S.; Milani, M. A., Support effect in ethylene oligomerization mediated by heterogenized nickel catalysts. Catal. Commun. 2010, 11 (7),597-600;

6) Gallo, J. M. R.; Pastore, H. O.; Schuchardt, U., Study of the effect of the base, the silica and the niobium sources on the [Nb]-MCM-41 synthesized at room temperature. J. Non-Cryst. Solids 2008, 354 (15-16), 1648-1653;

5) Gallo, J. M. R.; Bisio, C.; Marchese, L.; Pastore, H. O., Surface acidity of novel mesostructured silicas with framework aluminum obtained by SBA-16 related synthesis. Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2008, 111 (1-3), 632-635;

4) Gallo, J. M. R.; Pastore, H. O.; Schuchardt, U., Silylation of [Nb]-MCM-41 as an efficient tool to improve epoxidation activity and selectivity. J. Catal. 2006, 243 (1), 57-63;

3) Gallo, J. M. R.; Teixeira, S.; Schuchardt, U., Synthesis and characterization of niobium modified montmorillonite and its use in the acid-catalyzed synthesis of beta-hydroxyethers. Appl. Catal. A-Gen. 2006, 311, 199-203;

2) Gallo, J. M. R.; Paulino, I. S.; Schuchardt, U., Cyclooctene epoxidation using Nb-MCM-41 and Ti-MCM-41 synthesized at room temperature. Appl. Catal. A-Gen. 2004, 266 (2), 223-227;

1) Gallo, J. M. R.; Paulino, I. S.; Schuchardt, U., Cyclooctene epoxidation using Nb-MCM-41 synthesized at room temperature. Stud. Surf. Sci. Catal. 2004, 154, 2945-2950.


1) Dumesic, J.A.; Gallo, J.M.R.; Alonso, D.M., Method to convert monosaccharides to 5-(hydroxymethyl) furfural (HMF) using biomass-derived solvents. USA patent, US20140107355 A1. 2014.


2) Jannini, M.J.D.M.; Gallo, J.M.R.; Schuchardt,U., Vanadium, Diaquaoxoperoxy(2-pyridinecarboxylate). e-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. 1ed.: Wiley & Sons, 2006.

1) Gallo, J.M.R.; Jannini, M.J.D.M.; Schuchardt, U., Vanadium Dioxobis(pyrazine-2-carboxylate) Tetrabutylammonium. e-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. 1ed.: Wiley & Sons, 2005.