Tag Archives: Raquel P. Herrera

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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Raquel is now a member of the Editorial Board of Molecules

Section Board for ‘Organic Synthesis’ Dr. Raquel P. Herrera Laboratorio de Organocatálisis Asimétrica, Instituto de Síntesis Química y Catálisis Homogénea (CSIC-UZ), Departamento de Química Orgánica, Facultad de Ciencias Plz. de San Francisco s/n, Universidad de Zaragoza, E-50009 Zaragoza, Spain Website … Continue reading

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Sport: where solidarity and science meet

Last Sunday, Raquel won the Gold medal in the category of walkers in the solidary race 7K AL RESCATE DEL CEREBRO. AIDA ICTUS Y ALZHEIMER ARAGON Congratulations!

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