Tag Archives: Urea

Urea Activation by an External Brønsted Acid: Breaking Self-Association and Tuning Catalytic Performance

Urea Activation by an External Brønsted Acid: Breaking Self-Association and Tuning Catalytic Performance Isaac G. Sonsona, Eugenia Marqués-López, Marleen Häring, David Díaz Díaz  and Raquel P. Herrera Catalysts 2018, 8(8), 305; https://doi.org/10.3390/catal8080305 Abstract: In this work, we hypothesize that Brønsted acids can activate urea-based catalysts by diminishing its … Continue reading

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Expanding the knowledge about an old friend of us: aminoindanol urea derivative

This is a new joint paper with our friend Prof. Dr. David Díaz Díaz (Universität Regensburg) and his collaborators, which delves into the properties and applications of aminoindanol urea derivative: a fascinating molecule that has been already more than 10 years … 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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