Category Archives: Scientific Highlights

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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m-Carboranylphosphinate as Versatile Building Blocks To Design all Inorganic Coordination Polymers

m-Carboranylphosphinate as Versatile Building Blocks To Design all Inorganic Coordination Polymers Elena Oleshkevich, Clara Viñas, Isabel Romero, Duane Choquesillo-Lazarte, Matti Haukka, Francesc Teixidor, Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 5502-5505.

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Fluorescent carborane–vinylstilbene functionalised octasilsesquioxanes: synthesis, structural, thermal and photophysical properties

Fluorescent carborane–vinylstilbene functionalised octasilsesquioxanes: synthesis, structural, thermal and photophysical properties Justo Cabrera-González, Albert Ferrer-Ugalde, Santanu Bhattacharyya, Mahdi Chaari, Francesc Teixidor, Johannes Gierschner, Rosario Núñez, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, 5, 10211-10219.

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Frontispiece: Small-Molecule Kinase-Inhibitors-Loaded Boron Cluster as Hybrid Agents for Glioma-Cell-Targeting Therapy

Marcos Couto, Ignacio Mastandrea, Dr. Mauricio Cabrera, Dr. Pablo Cabral, Prof. Dr. Francesc Teixidor, Dr. Hugo Cerecetto, Prof. Dr. Clara Viñas, Chemistry, 12 July 2017, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201783962 Hybrid anilinoquinazoline-icosahedral boranes with anti-glioma activity have been developed. It is is proposed that once … Continue reading

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“Carborane-layered double hydroxide nanohybrids for potential targeted- and magnetically targeted-BNCT applications”

“Carborane-layered double hydroxide nanohybrids for potential targeted- and magnetically targeted-BNCT applications”   Ahmet Nedim Ay, Hande Akar, Adnana Zaulet, Clara Viňas, Francesc Teixidor and Birgul Zumreoglu-Karan, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 3303-3310.       Carborane-intercalated layered double hydroxide nanohybrids (CB-LDH) … Continue reading

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LMI’s group prepare electrochromic devices for smart windows

LMI’s group prepare electrochromic devices to be used in smart windows. In this video prussian blue is used as electrochromic layer, supported in a Nanostructured ITO home made in collaboration with Dr. Manuel Lopez de Miguel from the UB.  

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