Category Archives: Scientific Highlights
Post-synthetic modification of a highly flexible 3D soft porous metal–organic framework by incorporating conducting polypyrrole: enhanced MOF stability and capacitance as an electrode material
Check out how to stabilize a flexible MOF and introduce a new property at Chem. Commun. 2021, DOI 10.1039/D0CC07393H.
In this work we designed de novo short peptides containing only His and Tyr residues in a binary pattern to form biocompatible amyloid-like nanofibers that act as enzyme mimetics and exhibit two different and unrelated catalytic activities. See all results at ACS … Continue reading
Radiolabeled Cobaltabis(dicarbollide) Anion–Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites for In Vivo Bioimaging and Boron Delivery
A new metallacarborane-based hybrid nanocomposite has been prepared for positron emission tomography. See all details at ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2021, DOI: 10,1021/acsanm.0c03079.
Tuning the Liquid Crystallinity of Cholesteryl-o-Carborane Dyads: Synthesis, Structure, Photoluminescence, and Mesomorphic Properties
Check out how Carborane can affect the liquid crystal properties of cholesteryl benzoate moieties at Crystals 2021, 11, 133.
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.
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.
Prof. Clara Viñas has contributed to an appraisal of the current IUPAC recommendations for the nomenclature of boranes and related systems.
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)
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)
Check out this paper at Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 14335.