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Stimuli-responsive materials that switch from nano-porous 3D structures to new non-porous 2D structures and vice versa using spherical ligands

An Unprecedented Stimuli‐Controlled Single‐Crystal Reversible Phase Transition of a Metal–Organic Framework and Its Application to a Novel Method of Guest Encapsulation F. Tan, A. M. López-Periago, M. E. Light, J. Cirera, E. Ruiz, A. Borrás, F. Teixidor, C. Viñas, C. … Continue reading

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Minimalist Prion-Inspired Polar Self-Assembling Peptides

Minimalist Prion-Inspired Polar Self-Assembling Peptides M. Díaz-Caballero, S. Navarro, I. Fuentes, F. Teixidor, S. Ventura, ACS Nano 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b00417.

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A novel potentiometric cobaltacarborane based microsensor for real-time detection of Irgarol

A novel potentiometric microsensor for real-time detection of Irgarol using the ion-pair complex [Irgarol-H]+[Co(C2B9H11)2]− A. Saini, J. Gallardo-Gonzalez, A. Baraket, I. Fuentes, C. Viñas, N. Zine, J. Bausells, F. Teixidor, A. Errachid, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 2018, 268, 164-169.

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Fluorescent BODIPY-Anionic Boron Cluster Conjugates as Potential Agents for Cell Tracking

Fluorescent BODIPY-Anionic Boron Cluster Conjugates as Potential Agents for Cell Tracking Mahdi Chaari, Nerea Gaztelumendi, Justo Cabrera-González, Paula Peixoto-Moledo, Clara Viñas, Elba Xochitiotzi-Flores, Norberto Farfán, Abdelhamid Ben Salah, Carme Nogués, Rosario Núñez, Bioconjugate Chem. 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.8b00204

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Organotin dyes bearing anionic boron clusters as cell-staining fluorescent probes

Organotin dyes bearing anionic boron clusters as cell-staining fluorescent probes J. Cabrera-González, B. M. Muñoz-Flores, C. Viñas, A. Chávez-Reyes, H. V. Rasika Dias, V. M. Jiménez-Pérez, R. Núñez, Chem. Eur J., 2018, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201705804.

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A Potential Drugs for Glioma Treatment that Incorporates a 3D-Aromatic-Boron-Rich-Cluster

Discovery of Potent EGFR Inhibitors through the Incorporation of a 3D-Aromatic-Boron-Rich-Cluster into the 4-Anilinoquinazoline Scaffold: Potential Drugs for Glioma Treatment M. Couto, M. Fernanda Garca, C. Alamn, M. Cabrera, P. Cabral, A. Merlino, F. Teixidor, H. Cerecetto, C. Viñas, Chem. … Continue reading

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Tailored metallacarboranes as mediators for boosting the stability of carbon-based aqueous supercapacitors

Tailored metallacarboranes as mediators for boosting the stability of carbon-based aqueous supercapacitors R. Ruiz-Rosas,  I. Fuentes,  C. Viñas,  F. Teixidor,  E. Morallón,  D. Cazorla-Amorós, Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c7se00503b.  

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Ion Transport across Biological Membranes by Carborane-Capped Gold Nanoparticles

Ion Transport across Biological Membranes by Carborane-Capped Gold Nanoparticles Marcin P. Grzelczak, Stephen P. Danks, Robert C. Klipp, Domagoj Belic, Adnana Zaulet, Casper Kunstmann-Olsen, Dan F. Bradley, Tatsuya Tsukuda, Clara Viñas, Francesc Teixidor, Jonathan J. Abramson, and Mathias Brust, ACS … Continue reading

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Biomimetic Inspired Core–Canopy Quantum Dots: Ions Trapped in Voids Induce Kinetic Fluorescence Switching

Biomimetic Inspired Core–Canopy Quantum Dots: Ions Trapped in Voids Induce Kinetic Fluorescence Switching Arpita Saha, Elena Oleshkevich, Clara Vinas, and Francesc Teixidor, Adv. Mater. 2017, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201704238.

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Enhanced conductivity of sodium versus lithium salts measured by impedance spectroscopy. Sodium cobaltacarboranes as electrolytes of choice

Enhanced conductivity of sodium versus lithium salts measured by impedance spectroscopy. Sodium cobaltacarboranes as electrolytes of choice Isabel Fuentes, Andreu Andrio, Francesc Teixidor, Clara Viñas, Vicente Compañ, Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys., 2017, 19, 15177-15186.

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