Category Archives: Scientific Highlights

Sunitinib-Containing Carborane Pharmacophore with the Ability to Inhibit Tyrosine Kinases Receptors FLT3, KIT and PDGFR-beta, Exhibits Powerful In Vivo Anti-Glioblastoma Activity

Discover the latest results on carborane as pharmacophore on anti-glioblastoma activity at Cancers 2020, 12, 3423.

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Noncovalently Linked Metallacarboranes on Functionalized Magnetic Nanoparticles as Highly Efficient, Robust, and Reusable Photocatalysts in Aqueous Medium.

Check out our recent work at ACS applied materials & interfaces 12 (50), 56372-56384.

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Nomenclature for boranes and related species (IUPAC Recommendations 2019)

Prof. Clara Viñas has contributed to an appraisal of the current IUPAC recommendations for the nomenclature of boranes and related systems.

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Ruthenium carboranyl complexes with 2,2 ‘-bipyridine derivatives for potential bimodal therapy application

Check this great combination between Ru and Carborane for chemo + radiotherapy at RSC ADVANCES (DOI: 10.1039/d0ra01522a)

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Closo-Carboranyl- and Metallacarboranyl [1,2,3]triazolyl-Decorated Lapatinib-Scaffold for Cancer Therapy Combining Tyrosine Kinase Inhibition and Boron Neutron Capture Therapy

Check out the role of carboranes and metallacarborane for cancer therapy at Cells (DOI: 10.3390/cells9061408)

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Bimodal Therapeutic Agents Against Glioblastoma, One of the Most Lethal Forms of Cancer

Check out this paper at Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 14335.

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Metallacarboranes as Photoredox Catalysts in Water

Check out our new Hot Paper at Chem Eur J. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201905395

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m-Carborane as a Novel Core for Periphery-Decorated Macromolecules

Our new decorated m-carborane molecules now at Molecules DOI: 10.3390/molecules25122814

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Reversibly switchable fluorescent molecular systems based on metallacarborane‐perylenediimide conjugates

Check out our Hot Paper and Inside Cover article at Chemistry European Journal, 2020,  DOI: 10.1002/chem.202002419. See also the paper in the news: Press Note / UAB / Phys.org / BrightSurf Science News / BioTech

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Photoluminescence of Anthracene–styrene- m-carborane derivatives

We report how m-carborane platform enhances the quantum efficiency of the anthracene in solution, without losing the emission properties in the aggregate state. Check out all details at Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers.

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