Tag Archives: Juan V. Alegre-Requena

Regulatory Parameters of Self-Healing Alginate Hydrogel Networks Prepared via Mussel-Inspired Dynamic Chemistry

This new article is one more example of the active and excellent collaboration between David and Raquel research groups. Thanks and congratulations! Regulatory Parameters of Self-Healing Alginate Hydrogel Networks Prepared via Mussel-Inspired Dynamic Chemistry. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Haering, M.; Herrera, R. P.; Diaz, … Continue reading

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Enhancing the activity of a squaramide as organocatalyst through the novel concept of trifunctionality

It is well known the lower activity of organocatalysts as compared to most metal catalysts. As a result, developing new and more potent organocatalysts focuses a great deal of interest both for science and chemical industry. Herein, we present our … Continue reading

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Taking advantage of self-assembled capacity of squaramides to form stable alcogels

Squaramides are intriguing molecular structures intensively employed in the last decade as organocatalysts. That is why they entered to be part of the research focuses of H-OCA, dedicated -as you certainly know- to the asymmetric organocatalysis field. Along to this … Continue reading

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Squaramides as potential anticancer agents for gastric carcinoma

These are the first results on a recently published study investigating the anticancer activity of squaramides carried out in collaboration with our collegue and friend Dr. Gemma Triola (IQAC-CISC). This article is part of a themed collection: Special issue devoted to “New … Continue reading

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Learn about more properties of squaramides!

This is a nice fruit of the intensive and intriguing collaboration between our research group and Prof. Gimeno’s group (ISQCH). Congratulation guys! “Synthesis of Luminescent Squaramide Monoesters: Cytotoxicity and Cell Imaging Studies in HeLa Cells” Fernandez-Moreira, V.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Herrera, R. … Continue reading

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Wanna know what happens if you consider MOFs and HBC together? Take a look to this highlight, just published in CrystEngComm

The highlight entitled “Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) bring new life to hydrogen-bonding organocatalysts in confined spaces” has just been published at CrystEngComm. In this work, together with Prof. David Díaz (Universität Regensburg), we have compiled and studied the literature which involves the intriguing idea of … Continue reading

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HOCA-guys spent a few days in Barcelona, in the “XII Symposium of young researchers” (XII SIJ, RSEQ-Sigma Aldrich)

The last edition of the “Simposio de Investigadores Jóvenes, RSEQ-Sigma Aldrich” (XII SIJ) has been held in Barcelona from 3-6 November, and our group has been well represented by Fernando, Juanvi and Isaac. They presented their research work and enjoyed … Continue reading

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“One-pot synthesis of unsymmetrical squaramides” just published in RCS Advances

Congratulations Juanvi for the recent publication of the “One-pot synthesis of unsymmetrical squaramides” in RCS Advances, 2015, 5, 33450-33462! DOI: 10.1039/C5RA05383H Abstract: The results concerning the first one-pot synthesis of unsymmetrical squaramides are reported. This straightforward procedure allows appealing and commonly used squaramide … Continue reading

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