Chemical Biology and Biocatalysis research team aims to solve challenges in biological chemistry through the study and design of biological catalysis and glycochemistry.

Specific research interests cover Protein Chemistry, Glycochemistry,  Solid-phase peptide synthesis,Asymmetric Biotransformations and Nanocatalysis.

Recent Publications:

Filice M, Palomo*, J.M. Cascade reactions catalyzed by bionanostructures. ACS catalysis. 2014, 4, 1588-1598.

Filice, M., Marciello, M., Morales, M.P., Palomo*, J.M. Synthesis of heterogeneous enzyme-metal nanoparticle biohybrids in aqueous media and their applications in C-C bond formation and tandem catalysis Chem. Commun. 2013, 49 (61), 6876-6878.

Palomo, J. M. Click reactions in protein chemistry: From the preparation of semisynthetic enzymes to new click enzymes. Org Biomol.Chem. 2012, 10, 9309-9318

Romero, O., Filice, M., De Las Rivas, B., Carrasco-Lopez, C., Klett, J., Morreale, A., Hermoso, J.A., Guisan, J.M., Abian, O., Palomo, J.M. Semisynthetic peptide–lipase conjugates for improved biotransformations. Chem Commun. 2012, 48, 9053-9055.

Filice, M., Guisan, J.M., Terreni, M., Palomo, J.M. Regioselective monodeprotection of peracetylated carbohydrates. Nat.Protoc. 2012, 7, 1783-1796.

Filice, M, Palomo J.M.  Monosaccharide derivatives as central scaffolds in the synthesis of glycosylated drugs. RSC Advances 2012, 2, 1729-1742

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