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S. La Manna, C. Di Natale, V.Panzetta, M. Leone, F. A. Mercurio, I. Cipollone, M. Monti, Pa. A. Netti, Gi.Ferraro, A. Terán, A. E. Sánchez-Peláez, S. Herrero, Antonello Merlino, and D. Marasco.
A Diruthenium Metallodrug as a Potent Inhibitor of Amyloid-β Aggregation: Synergism of Mechanisms of Action.


M. González-Sánchez, M. J. Mayoral, V. Vázquez-González, M. Paloncýová, I. Sancho-Casado, F. Aparicio, A. de Juan, G. Longhi, P. Norman, M. Linares*, D. González-Rodríguez*. 

Watson-Crick Hydrogen-bonded Macrocycles Self-assembled from Z-Shaped Dinucleoside Monomers. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines (2023) 27, 1340–1347.

 Steric hindrance and charge influence on the cytotoxic activity and protein binding properties of diruthenium complexes

Charge effect in protein metalation reactions by diruthenium complexes
Inorg. Chem. Front. 10, 5016-5025 (2023) Doi: 10.1039/D3QI01192E. Hot Article

C. Martínez-Ceberio, M. C. Torralba, F. Duarte, S. Herrero, M. Cano, C. Lodeiro, C. Cuerva
Mesomorphism and luminescence in coordination compounds and ionic salts based on pyridine-functionalized β-diketones. Influence of the pyridine nitrogen position.
J. Mol. Liq. 385, 122290 (2023) Doi: 10.1016/j.molliq.2023.122290

M. C. Torralba, C. I. Nieto, R. M. Claramunt, J. Elguero.
The X-ray molecular structures of twenty-three n1-4-nitrophenyl, 2,4-dinitrophenyl and 2,4,6-trinitrophenyl-2-pyrazolines.
Cryst. Growth Des., 23, 1145-1161 (2023). DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.2c01271

 I. Coloma, M. Cortijo, M. J. Mancheño, M. E. León-González, C. Gutierrez, B. Desvoyes, S. Herrero
Diruthenium complexes as pH-responsive delivery systems: a quantitative assessment
Inorg. Chem. Front. 10, 4402-4413 (2023). DOI:10.1039/D3QI00399J. Back Cover

M. Deiana, J.M. Andres Castán, P. Josse, A. Kahsay, D. Puchan Sánchez, K. Morice, N. Gillet, R. Ravindranath, A. Kumar Patel, P. Sengupta, I. Obi, E. Rodriguez-Marquez, L. Khrouz, E. Dumont, L. Abad Galán, M. Allain, B. Walker, H. Seo Ahn, O. Maury, P. Blanchard, T. Le Bahers, D. Ohlund, J. von Hofsten, C.Monnereau, C. Cabanetos and N. Sabouri.
A new G-quadruplex-specific photosensitizer inducing genome instability in cancer cells by triggering oxidative DNA damage and impeding replication fork progression 
Nucleic Acids Research (2023); gkad365,

D. Maniaki, A. Sickinger, L.A. Barrios, D. Aguilà, O. Roubeau, N. S. Settineri, Y. Guyot, F. Riobé, O. Maury, L. Abad Galán, and G. Aromí 
Distributive Nd-to-Yb Energy Transfer within pure [YbNdYb] Heterometallic Molecules
Inorg. Chem. 62, 7, 3106–3115 (2023). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.2c03940

 C. Cuerva, M. Cano, R. Schmidt
Improving the mesomorphism in bispyrazolate Pd(II) metallomesogens: an efficient platform for ionic conduction
Dalton Trans., 52, 4684 (2023). DOI: 10.1039/D2DT03754H. Cover. Hot Article

A. Godard, L. Abad Galán, J. Rouillon, S. Al Shehimy, W.Tajani, C. Cave, R. Malacea-Kabbara, Y. Rousselin, P. Le Gendre, A. Fihey, M. Bendellaa, B. Busser, L. Sancey, B. Le Guennic, C. Bucher, O. Maury, C. Goze, and E. Bodio.
 Al(III) and Ga(III) bisphenolate azadipyrromethene-based "N2O2" complexes as efficient NIR-fluorophores.
Inorg. Chem. (2023)DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.2c03918

G. Pedro, F. Duarte, D. A. Cheptsov, N. Y. Volodin, I. V. Ivanov, H. M. Santos, J. L. Capelo-Martínez, C. Cuerva, E. Oliveira, V. F. Traven, C. Lodeiro.
Exploring coumarin-based boron emissive complexes as temperature thermometers in polymer-supported materials.
Sensors, 23(3),1689 (2023). DOI: 10.3390/s23031689

A. Terán, G. Ferraro, A. E. Sánchez-Peláez, S. Herrero, and A. Merlino
Effect of Equatorial Ligand Substitution on the Reactivity with Proteins of Paddlewheel Diruthenium Complexes: Structural Studies
Inorg. Chem. 62, 670 (2023). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.2c04103


M. Deiana, C. Dalinot. A. Osmolovski, P. S. Marqués,J.M Andrés Castán, L. Abad Galán, M. Allain, L. Khrouz, O. Maury, T. Le Bahers, P. Blanchard, Sylvie Dabos-Seignon, C. Monnereau, G. Sabouri and C. Cabanetos.  Marqués, M. Allain, O. Maury, T. Le Bahers, P. Blanchard, C. Monnereau, G. C. Welch and C. Cabanetos.
Site-selected thionated benzothioxanthene chromophores as heavy-atom-free small-molecule photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy.
 Comm. Chem. 5, 142. (2022) DOI: 10.1038/s42004-022-00752-x

R. Aggarwal, M. Hooda, P. Kumar, M. C. Torralba.
Visible-light-mediated regioselective synthesis of novel thiazolo[3,2-b][1,2,4]triazoles: advantageous synthetic application of aqueous conditions.
Org. Biomol. Chem., 20, 584-595 (2022), DOI: 10.1039/D1OB02194J

Y. Arya, S.K. Bera, J.L. Priego, R.  Jiménez-Aparicio, G.K. Lahiri
 Bidirectional noninnocence of hinge-like deprotonated bis-lawsone on selective ruthenium platform: a function of varying ancillary ligands
Dalton Trans.,  51, (2022) 10441-10456 DOI: 10.1039/D2DT01466A

 J.M. Andrés Castán, C. Amruth, P. Josse, L. Abad Galán, P. S. Marqués, M. Allain, O. Maury, T. Le Bahers, P. Blanchard, C. Monnereau, G. C. Welch and C. Cabanetos.  Thiochromenocarbazole Imide: a new organic dye with first application in large area, flexible electroluminescent devices. Mater. Chem. Front. (2022), Advance Article. DOI: 10.1039/D2QM00299J

C. Andrea Mattei, T. Delouche, B. Lefeuvre, M. Dallon-Cordier, C. Lalli, O. Cador, L. Abad Galán, F. Riobé, O. Maury, P.-A. Bouit and F. Pointillart.  Luminescent and Sublimable Binaphthyl-Based Field-Induced Lanthanide Single-Molecule Magnets. 
. Chem. Sq. 6
 (2022), 1. DOI: 10.28954/2022.csq.06.001

B. González, F. Duarte, A. Arribas-Delgado, C. Fernández-Lodeiro, J. Fernández-Lodeiro, M. Cano, C. Lodeiro, C. Cuerva.  Tuning and reviving the luminescence of a new class of pyridyl β-diketonate Eu(III) metallomesogens: from molecules to entrapment in polymer particles. Dyes and Pigments 204 (2022), 110440. DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2022.110440.

A. Inchausti, A. Terán, A. Manchado-Parra, A. de Marcos-Galán, J. Perles, M. Cortijo, R. González-Prieto, S. Herrero, R. Jiménez-Aparicio.  New insights in the progressive ligand replacement from [Ru2Cl(O2CCH3)4]: synthetic strategies and variation of redox potentials and paramagnetic shifts. Dalton Trans. (2022), DOI: 10.1039/D2DT00909A.

S. K. Patel, R. N. Patel, N. Patel, A. K. Patel, S. Herrero, D. Choquesillo-Lazarte, R.J. Butcher.  Mono- and binuclear copper(II) complexes with different structural motifs and geometries: Synthesis, spectral characterization, DFT calculations and superoxide dismutase enzymatic activity. Polyhedron 222 (2022), 115913, DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2022.115913.

M. Aghaee, K. Mohammadi, P. Hayati, P. Sharafi-Badr, F. Yazdian, A. Gutierrez Alonso, S. Rostamnia, F. Eshghi. A novel 3D Ag (I) metal-organic coordination polymer (Ag-MOCP): Crystallography, Hirshfeld surface analysis, antibacterial effect and molecular docking studies. Journal of Solid State Chemistry 310 (2022) 123013, 10.1016/j.jssc.2022.123013.

D. Serrano-Molina, C. Montoro-García, M. J. Mayoral, A. de Juan, D. González-Rodríguez.Self-Sorting Governed by Chelate Cooperativity. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 144 (2022) 5450, 10.1021/jacs.1c13295.

S. K. Patel, R. N. Patel, A. K. Patel, N. Patel, I. Coloma, M. Cortijo, S. Herrero, D. Choquesillo-Lazarte. Synthesis, single crystal structures, DFT and in vitro anti oxidant superoxide dismutase studies of copper(II) complexes derived from the di-(2-picolyl) amine and co-ligands: Promising antioxidants.Polyhedron. 212 (2022) 115609. 10.1016/j.poly.2021.115609.

P. Narea, B. Hernández, J. Cisterna, A. Cardenas, J. Llanos, P. Amo-Ochoa, F. Zamora, J. L. Priego, M. Cortijo, G. E. Delgado, I. Brito. Heterobimetallic three-dimensional 4d-4f coordination polymers based on 5-methyl-1-(pyridyn-4-ylmethyl)-1H-1,2,3-triazole-3,4-dicarboxylate. Journal of Solid State Chemistry 310 (2022) 123027. 10.1016/j.jssc.2022.123027.

 P. Delgado-Martínez, L. Moreno-Martínez, R. González-Prieto, S. Herrero, J. L. Priego, R. Jiménez-Aparicio. Steric, Activation Method and Solvent Effects on the Structure of Paddlewheel Diruthenium Complexes. App. Sci. 12 (2022) 1000, 10.3390/app12031000.


F. Duarte, C. Cuerva, C. Fernández-Lodeiro, J. Fernández-Lodeiro, R. Jiménez, M. Cano, C. Lodeiro. Polymer Micro and Nanoparticles Containing B(III) Compounds as Emissive Soft Materials for Cargo Encapsulation and Temperature-Dependent Applications. Nanomaterials 11 (2021) 3437, 10.3390/nano11123437

A. Terán, M. Cortijo, A. Gutiérrez, A. E. Sánchez‑Peláez, S. Herrero, R. Jiménez-Aparicio. Ultrasound-assisted synthesis of water-soluble monosubstituted diruthenium compounds. Utrasonics Sonochemistry (2021) 105828. 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2021.105828.

C. Cuerva, M. Cano, C. Lodeiro.  Advanced Functional Luminescent Metallomesogens: The Key Role of the Metal Center. Chem. Rev. 121 (2021) 12966-13010. 10.1021/acs.chemrev.1c00011.

V. Vázquez-González, M. J. Mayoral, F. Aparicio, P. Martínez-Arjona, D. González-Rodríguez. The Role of Peripheral Amide Groups as Hydrogen-Bonding Directors in the Tubular Self-Assembly of Dinucleobase Monomers. ChemPlusChem (2021)

Z. Mehrabadi, S. Ahmadi, A. Gutierrez, M. Karimi, P. Hayati, P. Sharafi-Badr, A. Ghiasi Moaser, S. Rostamnia, A. Hasanzadeh, S. Khaksar, S. Rouhani, T. A.M. Msagat.Morphologically controlled eco-friendly synthesis of a novel 2D Hg(II) metal-organic coordination polymer: Biological activities and DFT analysis.
 J. Mol. Struct. 1226 (2021) 129335.

M. AghaeeK. Mohammadi, P. HayatiS. AhmadiF. Yazdian, A. Gutierrez, S. Rouhani, T A.M. Msagati. Morphology design and control of a novel 3D potassium metal-organic coordination polymer compound: Crystallography, DFT, thermal, and biological studies. J. Mol. Struct. 1228 (2021) 129434. 

T. Jafarizadeh, P. Hayati, H. Z. Neyrizi, Z. Mehrabadi, M. H. Farjam, A. Gutierrez, N. N. Adarsh. Synthesis and Structural Characterization of a Novel Zn(II) Metal Organic Complex (Zn-MOC) and Elimination of Highly Consumed Antibiotic; Tetracycline from Aqueous Solution by their Nanostructures Photocatalyst under Visible Light. J. Mol. Struct. 1228 (2021) 129448. 

M. Atzori, H. D. Ludowieg, Á. Valentín-Pérez, M. Cortijo, I. Breslavetz, K. Paillot, P. Rosa, C. Train, J. Autschbach, E. A. Hillard, G. L. J. A. Rikken. Validation of microscopic magnetochiral dichroism theory. Sci. Adv. 7 (2021) eabg2859. 10.1126/sciadv.abg2859

Marta Marín-Luna, Pilar Sánchez-Andrada, Ibon Alkorta, José Elguero, M. Carmen Torralba, Patricia Delgado-Martínez, Dolores Santa María, Rosa M. Claramunt.
A structural analysis of 2,5-diaryl-4H-2,4-dihydro-3H-1,2,4-triazol-3-ones: NMR in the solid state, X-ray crystallography, and GIPAW calculations. Magn Reson Chem., 59 (2021) 423-438.

Y. Singh, R. N. Patel, S. K. Patel, R. N. Jadeja, A. K. Patel, N. Patel, H. Roy, P. Kumar, R.J. Butcher, J. P. Jasinski, M. Cortijo, S. Herrero. Non-covalent interactions governing the supramolecular assembly of copper(II) complexes with hydrazone-type ligand: Experimental and quantum chemical study. Polyhedron 200 (2021) 115142. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2021.115142

Autores: S. Khan, T. Dutta, M. Cortijo, R. González-Prieto, M. G. B. Drew, R. M. Gomila, A. Frontera, S. Chattopadhyay. Phenoxido mediated antiferromagnetic and azide mediated ferromagnetic coupling in two dinuclear ferromagnetic nickel(II) complexes with isomeric Schiff bases: a theoretical insight on the pathway of magnetic interaction. CrystEngComm 23 (2021) 1942-1952. DOI: 10.1039/d0ce01861a

V. F. Traven, D. A. Cheptsov, J. I. Svetlova, I. V. Ivanov, C. Cuerva, C. Lodeiro, F. Duarte, S. F. Dunaev, V. V. Chernyshev.The role of the intermolecular π···π interactions in the luminescence behavior of novel coumarin-based pyrazoline materials. Dyes and Pigments 186 (2021) 108942. DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2020.108942

C. Cuerva, J. Fernández-Lodeiro, M. Cano, J. L. Capelo-Martínez, C. Lodeiro
Título: Water-soluble hollow nanocrystals from self-assembly of AIEE-active Pt(II) metallomesogens 
Revista: Nano Research 14 (2021) 245-254. DOI: 10.1007/s12274-020-3078-0


M. J. Mayoral, J. Guilleme, J. Calbo, J. Aragó, F. Aparicio, E. Ortí, T. Torres, D. González-Rodríguez, D. Dual-Mode Chiral Self-Assembly of Cone-Shaped Subphthalocyanine Aromatics. J. Am. Chem. Soc, 142 (2020) 21017-21031. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c07291

David Núñez Alonso, Marta Pérez-Torralba, Rosa Mª Claramunt, M. Carmen Torralba, Patricia Delgado-Martínez, Ibon Alkorta, José Elguero, and Christian Roussel. Regiospecific synthesis and structural studies of 3,5-dihydro-4H-pyrido[2,3-b][1,4]diazepin-4-ones and comparison with 1,3-dihydro-2H-benzo[b][1,4]diazepin-2-ones. ACS Omega, 5 (2020) 25408–25422. /

A. García-Frank, O. Fesharaki, N. Iglesias Álvarez, S. Herrero Domínguez, P. Fajardo Portera, A. B. Hervella Macía, V. de Francisco Fernández, V. García Hijón, B. Sánchez Alba. Importancia del Diseño Universal para el Aprendizaje (DUA): Caso de estudio en la enseñanza de las Ciencias de la TierraEnseñanza de las Ciencias de la Tierra 28.2 (2020) 155-166. 

E. del Horno, R. Jiménez-Aparicio, M. Mena, A.Pérez-Redondo, J. L. Priego, C. Yélamos. Preparation of Dimeric Monopentamethylcyclopentadienyltitanium(III) Dihalides and Related Derivatives. Inorg. Chem. 59 (2020) 3740-3752. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b03399

S. K. Bera, S. Mondal, A. S. Hazari, J. L. Priego, R. Jiménez-Aparicio, W. Kaim, G. K. Lahiri. Three Bis-BODIPY Analogous Diruthenium Redox Series: Characterization and Electronic Structure Analysis. Chem. Asian J. 15 (2020) 2532-2543. DOI: 10.1002/asia.202000326

A. Terán, A. Jaafar, A. E. Sánchez‑Peláez, M. C. Torralba, A. Gutiérrez. Design and catalytic studies of structural and functional models of the catechol oxidase enzyme. JBIC Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry 25 (2020) 671-683. DOI: 10.1007/s00775-020-01791-2

C. Cuerva, J. Tapiador, A. E. Sánchez-Peláez, M. C. Torralba, A. Gutiérrez. Reversible acidochromism and thermo-responsive luminescence properties of a novel Zn(II)/Eu(III) coordination polymer. Dyes and Pigments 181 (2020) 108587. DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2020.108587

E. Fernandez-Bartolome, P. Cruz, L. Abad Galán, M. Cortijo, P. Delgado-Martínez, R. González-Prieto, J. L. Priego, R. Jiménez-Aparicio. Heteronuclear Dirhodium-Gold Anionic Complexes: Polymeric Chains and Discrete Units. Polymers 12 (2020) 10868. DOI: 10.3390/polym12091868.

M. Cortijo, A. Valentín-Pérez, A. Rogalev, F. Wilhelm, P. Sainctavit, P. Rosa, E. A. Hillard. Rapid Discrimination of Crystal Handedness by X-ray Natural Circular Dichroism (XNCD) Mapping. Chem. Eur. J. 26 (2020) 13363-13366. DOI: 10.1002/chem.202001783

 I. Coloma, M. Cortijo, I. Fernández-Sánchez, J. Perles, J. L. Priego, C. Gutiérrez, R. Jiménez-Aparicio, B. Desvoyes, S. Herrero
. pH- and Time-Dependent Release of Phytohormones from Diruthenium Complexes. Inorg. Chem. 59 (2020) 7779-7788. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00844

A. Cornia, A.-L. Barra, V. Bulicanu, R. Clérac, M. Cortijo, E. A. Hillard, R. Galavotti, A. Lunghi, A. Nicolini, M. Rouzières, L. Sorace, F. Totti. The Origin of Magnetic Anisotropy and Single-Molecule Magnet Behavior in Chromium(II)-Based Extended Metal Atom Chains. Inorg. Chem. 59 (2020) 1763-1777. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b02994

M. Cortijo. A. Valentín-Pérez, P. Rosa, N. Daugey, T. Buffeteau, E. A. Hillard. Resolution, structures, and vibrational circular dichroism of helicoidal trinickel and tricobalt paddlewheel complexes. Chirality 32 (2020) 753-764. DOI: 10.1002/chir.23211

R. Jiménez, F. Duarte, S. Nuti, J. A. Campo, C. Lodeiro, M. Cano, C. Cuerva. Thermochromic and acidochromic properties of polymer films doped with pyridyl-β-diketonate boron(III) complexes. Dyes and Pigments 177 (2020) 108272. DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2020.108272

C. Cuerva, J. A. Campo, M. Cano, M. Caño-García, J. M. Otón, C. Lodeiro. Aggregation-induced emission enhancement (AIEE)-active Pt(II) metallomesogens as dyes sensitive to Hg2+ and dopant agents to develop stimuli-responsive luminescent polymer materials. Dyes and Pigments 175 (2020) 108098. DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2019.108098

M. Cortijo, Á. Valentín-Pérez, M. Rouzières, R. Clérac, P. Rosa, E. A. Hillard. Tris(ethylenediamine) Cobalt(II) and Manganese(II) Nitrates. Crystals 10 (2020) 472. DOI: 10.3390/cryst10060472

A. Banerjee, S. Herrero, Á. Gutiérrez, S. Chattopadhyay. Synthesis, structure and magnetic property of a dinuclear cobalt (II/III) complex with a reduced Schiff base ligand. Polyhedron 190 (2020) 114756. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2020.114756

R. N. Patel, S. K. Patel, D. Kumhar, N. Patel, A.K. Patel, R.N. Jadeja, N. Patel, R. J. Butcher, M. Cortijo, S. Herrero. Two new copper(II) binuclear complexes with 2-[(E)-(pyridine-2ylhydrazono)methyl]phenol: molecular structures, quantum chemical calculations, cryomagnetic properties and catalytic activity. Polyhedron 188 (2020) 114687. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2020.114687

R. N. Jadeja, A. K. Patel, H. Roy, R. N. Patel, S. K. Patel, R. J. Butcher, M. Cortijo, S. Herrero. Copper(II) hydrazone complexes with different nuclearities and geometries: Synthesis, structural characterization, antioxidant SOD activity and antiproliferative properties. Polyhedron 186 (2020) 114624. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2020.114624

 Y. Singh, R. N. Patel, S. K. Patel, R. N. Jadeja, A. K. Patel, N. Patel, H. Roy, P. Bhagriya, Rita Singh, R. J. Butcher, J. P. Jasinski, S. Herrero, M. Cortijo.
Supramolecular assemblies of new pseudohalide end-to-end bridged copper (II) complex and molecular structural variety of penta and hexa-coordinted metal(II) complexes with hydrazido-based ligand. Inorganica Chimica Acta 503 (2020) 119371. DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2019.119371