Tag Archives: Organocatalysis

First Sandra’s paper! Congratulations!

Horizons in Asymmetric Organocatalysis: En Route to the Sustainability and New Applications, Ardevines, S.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P. Catalyst 2022, 12(1), 101. https://doi.org/10.3390/catal12010101. Special Issue “Organocatalysis:Advances, Opportunity, and Challenges“ Abstract. Nowadays, the development of new enantioselective processes is highly relevant in … Continue reading

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A new collaboration with our good friend Luca Bernardi (Bologna) has just come out!

CONGRATULATIONS!! Investigation of Squaramide Catalysts in the Aldol Reaction En Route to Funapide, Canudo-Sonsona, I. G.; Vicenzi, A.; Guidotti, M.; Bisag, G. D..; Fochi, M.; Herrera, R. P.; Bernardi, L. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2022, e202101254. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.202101254. Abstract. Funapide is … Continue reading

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HOCA awarded a prize, congratulations!

Our group has just received an accesit of Prizes “Tercer Milenio” in the category of Research and Future for our work in organoasymmetric catalysis oriented to industrial applications. Last Thursday, together with the other 14 awarded projects and careers, Raquel … Continue reading

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Fer already “Doc”

Today, February 1st, Fernando defended his PhD thesis with great honors. You got it! Congratulations, Fer! THANKSSSS and good luck!

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HOCA (aza-Henry reaction) in The 24th International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry (Nov 2020)

Asymmetric aza-Henry reaction of hydrazones I. G. Sonsona, J. V. Alegre-Requena,* E. Marqués-López, M. C. Gimeno, R. P. Herrera* 10.3390/ecsoc-24-08411 (registering DOI) Abstract: In this work, the enantioselective organocatalyzed addition of nitroalkanes to N-benzoyl hydrazones has been developed for the … Continue reading

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Overview on asymmetric fluorination reactions by means of ORGANOCATALYSIS

Asymmetric Fluorination Reactions Promoted by Chiral Hydrogen‐Bonding‐Based Organocatalysts, Auria-Luna, F.; Mohammadi, S.; Divar, M.; Gimeno, M. C.; Herrera, R. P. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2020, https://doi.org/10.1002/adsc.202000848 VIP Abstract. Fluorinated compounds can exhibit interesting biological properties. The importance of these species has made … Continue reading

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HOCA initiation in DNA binding studies of compounds obtained through green methods

Ultrasound-assisted multicomponent synthesis of 4H-pyrans in water and DNA binding studies, Auria-Luna, F.; Fernández-Moreira, V.; Marqués-López, E.; Gimeno, M. C.; Herrera, R. P. Sci. Rep. 2020 , 10, 11594. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-68076-1 Abstract. A simple approach to synthesize new highly substituted 4H-pyran … Continue reading

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Synthesis of optically active warfarin by using an aromatic amine

First aromatic amine organocatalysed activation of α,β-unsaturated ketones, Sonsona, I. G.; Marqués-López, E.; Gimeno, M. C.; Herrera, R. P. New J. Chem. 2019, 43, 12233-12240. DOI: 10.1039/c9nj02392e. Abstract. This work provides an unprecedented example of a chiral aromatic amine used to … Continue reading

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Fer participated in the II Doctoral Conference of the Organic Chemistry Doctoral Program of the UZ

Last monday, may 27th, Fer presented very successfully, the most recent results of his PhD projects in the II Jornada Doctoral, celebrated in the Faculty of Sciences of our University. Congratulations!

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Luca and Raquel: old friends together after 15 years!

Last Friday, March 8th, Dr. Luca Bernardi (University of Bologna) visited Zaragoza and gave us a wonderful talk as a present, about “Asymmetric Organocatalysis: Principles and Applications“. Thanks a lot, Luca!

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