Author Archives: mmaamarq

HOCA at home – en casa – zu hause – a casa – em casa – à la maison

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Congrats for this new article!

Sulfonamide as amide isostere for fine-tuning the gelation properties of physical gels, Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Grijalvo, S.; Sampedro, D.;  Mayr, J.;  Saldías, C.; Marrero-Tellado, J. J.; Eritja, R.; Herrera, R. P.; Díaz, D. D. RSC Adv. 2020, 10, 11481-11492. Abstract. … Continue reading

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Happy birthday Raquel!

One more year… and getting younger!

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Working and relaxing…

… both are compatible and necessary to enjoy life 😉  

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Just accepted, congratulations!

Asymmetric organocatalyzed aza‐Henry reaction of hydrazones: experimental and computational studies, Sonsona, I. G.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Marqués-López, E.; Gimeno, M. C.; Herrera, R. P. Chem. Eur. J. 2020, DOI: 10.1002/chem.202000232   Abstract. The first asymmetric catalyzed aza‐Henry reaction of hydrazones … Continue reading

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Approaching dangerously the ENZYMES…

Dr. Juan Mangas-Sanchez, visited us and gave an interesting talk about New enzymes for the preparation of amines. Discovery, directed evolution and synthetic applications. Juan is currently working as a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, integrated … Continue reading

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First fruit of a very interesting collaboration…

… with Dr. Santiago Uriel. Thank you and congratulations! Simple iodoalkyne-based organocatalysts for the activation of carbonyl compounds, Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Valero-Tena, A.; Sonsona, I. G.; Uriel, S.; Herrera, R. P. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2020, DOI: 10.1039/c9ob02688f Abstract. A novel … Continue reading

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Hot paper Chem. Eur. J. – Congratulations!

Thiolate Bridged Gold(I)–NHC Catalysts: New Approach for Catalyst Design and its Application to Trapping Catalytic Intermediates Renso Visbal, Raquel P. Herrera* and M. Concepción Gimeno* Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 15837–15845. More info (in Spanish).

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Santa Claus is coming to HOCA town!

We said hello to Christmas and goodbye to Manel and Athar. Thank you for coming to work with us. Safe trip back home and good luck! Merry Christmas everyone!       

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Drugs: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

True to its commitment to scientific dissemination, last week, Raquel told to a general public, both, adults (December 12): Ámbito cultural (El Corte Inglés), and young people (December 13): IES Goya (Zaragoza), about the different properties that can show the two … Continue reading

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