Category Archives: Raquel P. Herrera

Metals… more and more present in the HOCA group, SOS!

Last week (14-15 November 2019), Raquel attended to the 1st International Workshop on Metals in Medicine hold at Chimie ParisTech, PSL University. She presented the poster entitle Synthesis of group 11 metal complexes with thiourea or squaramide ligands: study of … Continue reading

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A little tribute to (THIO)UREAS. Improving their organocatalytic activity…

Hydrogen bonding and Internal or External Lewis or Brønsted Acid Assisted (Thio)urea Catalysts, Gimeno, M. C.; Herrera, R. P. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 10.1002/ejoc.201901344 Abstract. The obtainment of more active organocatalysts has promoted the search for new modes of activation … Continue reading

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The results of a new collaboration with University of Gabes

Synthesis, structural determination and catalytic study of a new 2-D chloro-substituted zinc phosphate, (C8N2H20)[ZnCl(PO3(OH))]2, Rayes, A.; Herrera, R. P.; Moncer, M.; Ara, I.; Calestani, G.; Ayed, B.; Mezzadri, F. J. Mol. Struct. 2019, Abstract. A novel chloro-substituted zinc-phosphate, (C8N2H20)[ZnCl(PO3(OH)]2, … Continue reading

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Re-thinking ISQCH in Jaca

During few days (October, 23-25th) ISQCH members have been in Jaca (Huesca), re-thinking the institute in terms of chemistry and organization. Raquel told us about Visualization and Internationalization, a part of about HOCA CHEMISTRY. She took us through her pasionated … Continue reading

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Raquel has promoted to “Investigador Científico”!!

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Infiltrated between inorganic chemists

Raquel joined the XI REUNIÓN CIENTÍFICA DE BIOINORGÁNICA, celebrated in Lugo (Spain) from 30 June to 3 July 2019. She presented her work “Synthesis of metal complexes of group 11 with thiourea or squaramides ligands: Study of their biological properties” (Anabel … Continue reading

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Enjoying and doing scientific dissemination at once

Raquel gave an spectacular conference about Chemistry through the mirror in the evolution of drugs, within Conferences Program (CSIC): “What do we know about…?” Congratulations!

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Synergistic catalysis as well as synergistic teamwork

Proline bulky substituents consecutively act as steric hindrances and directing groups in a Michael/Conia-ene cascade reaction under synergistic catalysis, Putatunda, S.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Meazza, M.; Franc, M.; Rohaľová, D.; Vemuri, P.; Císařová, I.; Herrera, R. P.; Rios, R.; Veselý, … Continue reading

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Indole and isatin derivatives with Au(I): Highly cytotoxic metallic species

Bioactive and luminescent indole and isatin based gold(I) derivatives, Fernández-Moreira, V.; Val-Campillo, C.; Ospino, I.; Herrera, R. P.; Marzo, I.; Laguna, A.; Gimeno, M. C. Dalton Trans. 2019. DOI: 10.1039/C8DT00298C Abstract. A series of luminescent monometallic [AuL(PPh3)] (1-3) and bimetallic [Au2(µ-dppe)L2] (4, … Continue reading

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Enjoy reading a new review about anticancer properties of gold complexes

Anticancer Properties of Gold Complexes with Biologically Relevant Ligands, Fernández-Moreira, V.; Herrera, R. P.; Gimeno, M. C. Pure Appl. Chem. 2018, DOI: Abstract. The present review highlights our findings in the field of antitumor gold complexes bearing biologically relevant molecules, such as DNA-bases, amino acids … Continue reading

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