Publications 2022

Affinity-matured DLL4 ligands as broad-spectrum modulators of Notch signaling

Authors: David Gonzalez-Perez, Satyajit Das, Daniel Antfolk, Hadia S. Ahsan, Elliot Medina, Carolyn E. Dundes, Rayyan T. Jokhai, Emily D. Egan, Stephen C. Blacklow, Kyle M. Loh, Paulo C. Rodriguez & Vincent C. Luca

Nature Chemical Biology. 19, pages9–17
Date: sept. 2022
Doi: 10.1039/d2se01073a.


The Notch pathway regulates cell fate decisions and is an emerging target for regenerative and [read more]

Physicochemical properties and photocatalytic activity in the 2-propanol degradation of transition metals (Zr, Zn or Nb) doped TiO2 solids

Authors: Jedidi, W; Arfaoui, J; Caudillo-Flores, U; Munoz-Batista, MJ; Ksibi, Z; Kubacka, A; Ghorbel, A; Fernandez-Garcia, M

Mater. Sci. Eng. B-Adv. Funct. Solid-State Mater.. vol: 286. page: 0921-5107.
Date: DEC. 2022.
Doi: 10.1016/j.mseb.2022.116034.

For improving the photocatalytic activity of titania under UV or sunlight (SL) irradiations in the gaseous phase degradation of 2-propanol, M-TiO2 catalysts were synthesized by the sol-gel [read more]

Inversion of chirality in GTM-4 enantio-enriched zeolite driven by a minor change of the structure-directing agent

Authors: de la Serna, R; Arnaiz, I; Marquez-Alvarez, C; Perez-Pariente, J; Gomez-Hortiguela, L

Chem. Commun.. vol: 58. page: 1359-7345.
Date: nov-24. 2022.
Doi: 10.1039/d2cc04958a.

A surprising inversion of chirality of the -ITV zeolite framework is observed when the ethyl group of the enantiopure N,N-ethyl-methyl-pseudoephedrinium organic structure-directing agent is replaced by a benzyl or 2-methylbenzyl group, keeping the same molecular absolute [read more]

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Nitrogen-doped carbon decorated-Ni3Fe@Fe3O4 electrocatalyst with enhanced oxygen evolution reaction performance

Authors: Gebreslase, GA; Sebastian, D; Martinez-Huerta, MV; Lazaro, MJ

J. Electroanal. Chem.. vol: 925. page: 1572-6657.
Date: nov-15. 2022.
Doi: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2022.116887.

High performance, durable and inexpensive electrocatalyst for oxygen evolution reaction (OER) is of great importance for tenable hydrogen production via water electrolysis. Although spinel oxides (AB2O4, A, B = metal) represent a class of promising candidates for OER, their [read more]

Method for analyzing HR-TEM micrographs to propose and/or describe structures and their interaction in crystalline materials

Authors: Obeso-Estrella, R; Pawelec, B; Mota, N; Flores-Sanchez, LA; Quintana-Melgoza, JM; Yocupicio-Gaxiola, RI; Zepeda, TA

MethodsX. vol: 9. page: .
Date: . 2022.
Doi: 10.1016/j.mex.2022.101855.

A general and versatile method for the analysis and processing of HR-TEM data useful for several applications is presented. The first utility is to identify the structures seen in the micrographs; also can be extended [read more]

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Aqueous phase hydrogenation of maleic acid to succinic acid mediated by formic acid: the robustness of the Pd/C catalytic system

Authors: Orozco-Saumell, A; Mariscal, R; Iglesias, J; Maireles-Torres, P; Granados, ML

Article; Early Access.
Sustain. Energ. Fuels. vol: . page: 2398-4902.
Date: . .
Doi: 10.1039/d2se01073a.

Long-term liquid phase studies of the activity in the formic acid-mediated hydrogenation of MAc to SAc were conducted in a fixed bed continuous reactor for two relevant situations: neutralising maleic and formic acids with NaOH [read more]

Immobilization-stabilization of the dimeric D-amino acid oxidase from porcine kidney

Authors: Carballares, D; Fernandez-Lafuente, R; Rocha-Martin, J

Process Biochem.. vol: 122. page: 1359-5113.
Date: NOV. 2022.
Doi: 10.1016/j.procbio.2022.10.002.

This paper shows the immobilization of the dimeric D-amino acid oxidase (DAAO) following different methodologies. Immobilization on glyoxyl-agarose yielded activity recoveries under 5%, and it was discarded. The anion exchange on aminated supports permits the rapid enzyme immobilization, but its activity decreased [read more]

Highly Active and Stable Ni/La-Doped Ceria Material for Catalytic CO2 Reduction by Reverse Water-Gas Shift Reaction

Authors: Consuelo Alvarez-GalvanPablo G. LustembergFreddy E. OropezaBelén Bachiller-BaezaMartin Dapena OspinaMaría HerranzJesús CebolladaLaura Collado, José M. Campos-MartinVíctor A. de la Peña-O’SheaJosé A. Alonso, and M. Verónica Ganduglia-Pirovano.

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces
Date: oct-03. 2022.

he design of an active, effective, and economically viable catalyst for CO2 conversion [read more]

2022-11-03T14:37:56+01:00Categories: Highlights, Publications 2022|

Switch off/switch on of a cysteinyl protease as a way to preserve the active catalytic group by modification with a reversible covalent thiol modifier: Immobilization of ficin on vinyl-sulfone activated supports

Authors: Morellon-Sterling, R; Bolivar, JM; Fernandez-Lafuente, R

Int. J. Biol. Macromol.. vol: 220. page: 0141-8130.
Date: nov-01. 2022.
Doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2022.08.155.

The immobilization of ficin (a cysteinyl proteases) on vinyl sulfone agarose produced its almost full inactivation. It was observed that the incubation of the free and immobilized enzyme in beta-mercaptoethanol produced a 20 % of enzyme activity recovery, suggesting that [read more]

Sulfur-doped carbon nanofibers as support for tantalum oxides bifunctional catalysts for the oxygen reduction and evolution reactions

Authors: Ruiz-Cornejo, JC; Sebastian, D; Pardo, JI; Martinez-Huerta, MV; Lazaro, MJ

J. Power Sources. vol: 546. page: 0378-7753.
Date: oct-30. 2022.
Doi: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2022.231988.

Highly efficient, low-cost and stable bifunctional catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) and oxygen evolution reaction (OER) are highly desirable for the development of green electrochemical energy storage and conversion devices. Here, we report the synthesis of [read more]


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