Tag Archives: Organocatalysis

Raquel tells us again about “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde of Drugs”

Last November 24, Raquel participated for the first time in the famous scientific dissemination cycle “De copas con Ciencia”, which aims to bring science to the adult population in a fun way.

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Raquel in a Thesis Committee at the UAM

Last June 24th, Raquel traveled to Madrid to participate as a member of the jury which has evaluated Jorge Humbrías-Martín thesis, from FRONCAT group head by Dr. José Alemán.

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Maru has travelled to San Sebastian for being part of a Thesis Committee

Last Friday, Maru joined the evaluation committee of Ane García’s Dissertation at the University of the Basque Country (UPV), together with the other two members of the jury, Dr. Svetlana Tsogoeva (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany) and Dr. Raúl San Martín … Continue reading

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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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