Tag Archives: Raquel P. Herrera

Deepening the knowledge of Henry reaction catalyzed by squaramides

We have just published very interesting studies about the Henry reaction, which allow understanding more in detail the activation of the substrates by a very effective squaramide. Enjoy them… Congratulations Juanvi! “Push−Pull π+/π−” (PPππ) Systems in Catalysis, Alegre Requena J. … Continue reading

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Learning and enjoying far away!

Raquel is now in São Paulo (Brazil), attending to the IUPAC 2017 – 46th World Chemistry Congress. There, our collaborator, Concepción Gimeno, received her award “IUPAC 2017 Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering”. It seems they are enjoying! 😉     … Continue reading

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Working and enjoying Toulouse!

Raquel joins these days the 14th International Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry and presents her work together with Prof. Gimeno: “First synthesis of group 11 metal complexes with α-hydrazidophosphonate ligands and biological study” (Raquel P. Herrera, Daniel Salvador, Lourdes Ortego, M. Concepción … Continue reading

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Celebrating our last publication!

Asymmetric Organocatalytic Synthesis of Substituted Chiral 1,4-Dihydropyridine Derivatives. Fernando Auria-Luna, Eugenia Marqués-López, M. Concepción Gimeno, Roghayeh Heiran, Somayeh Mohammadi, and Raquel P. Herrera, J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 5516–5523. Abstract. The first cinchona-alkaloid-organocatalyzed enantioselective synthesis of chiral 1,4-dihydropyridine derivatives is described. Bis-cinchona catalyst 3b … Continue reading

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Supporting to Real Zaragoza

Last friday Raquel and Javi enjoyed a football match in “La Romareda” supporting to Real Zaragoza (vs Cadiz CF). Real Zaragoza scored first a goal, but finally the result was very frustrating (1-1). Next time!

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Organocatalytic methods collection to obtain chiral 1,4-DHPs, just accepted in Adv. Synth. Catal.

Organocatalytic enantioselective synthesis of 1,4-dihydropyridines, Auria-Luna, F.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P.  Adv. Synth. Catal. 2017, DOI 10.1002/adsc.201700300 Abstract. This review aims to bring light upon a very interesting group of compounds, the 1,4-dihydropyridines (1,4-DHPs). These structures are well-known pharmacophores, used for many years … Continue reading

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Happy 40-birthday, RAQUEL!

Few weeks ago, we celebrated Raquel’s birthday. It was a nice party for a special number-40    😉 Enjoy it!

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A compilation of methods for an easy substitution of alcohols in water, just published

Direct Substitution of Alcohols in Pure Water by Brønsted Acid Catalysis. Ortiz, R.; Herrera, R. P. Molecules 2017, 22(4), 574; DOI:10.3390/molecules22040574. This article belongs to the Special Issue Women in Organic Chemistry. Abstract. With the increasing concern for sustainability, the use … Continue reading

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Organocatalytic Hydrophosphonylation Reaction of Carbonyl Groups

Organocatalytic Hydrophosphonylation Reaction of Carbonyl Groups. Herrera, R. P. Chem. Rec. 2017, DOI: 10.1002/tcr.201600129. Abstract. This revision is covering the limited examples reported for a pivotal strategy in the formation of C−P bonds such as the asymmetric organocatalytic hydrophosphonylation of carbonyl groups … Continue reading

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