Publications​

Articles

2022

36 · Mechanistic Studies Yield Improved Protocols for Base-Catalyzed Anti-Markovnikov Alcohol Addition Reactions. Luo, C.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.;  Sujansky, S. J.; Pajk, S. P.; Gallegos, L. C.; Paton, R. S.; Bandar, J. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 9586-9596.

35 · Sooting Tendencies of Terpenes and Hydrogenated Terpenes as Sustainable Transportation Biofuels. Zhu, J.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Cherry, P.; Curtis, D.; Harvey, B. G.; Jabed, M. A.; Kim, S.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Woodroffe, J.-D. Proc. Comb. Inst. 2022, in press.

34 · Bioderived Ether Design for Low Soot Emission and High Reactivity Transport Fuels. Cho, J.; Kim, Y.; Etz, B. D.; Fioroni, G. M.; Naser, N.; Zhu, J.; Xiang, Z.; Hays, C.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; St John, P. C.; Zigler, B. T.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L. D.; McCormick, R. L.; Kim, S. Sustain. Energy Fuels 2022, 6, 3975-3988.

33 · Homologation of Electron-Rich Benzyl Bromide Derivatives via Diazo C–C Bond Insertion. Modak, A.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; de Lescure, L.; Rynders, K. J.; Paton, R. S.; Race, N. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 86-92. 

2021 

32 · Phosphorus-Mediated sp2–sp3 Couplings for C–H Fluoroalkylation of Azines. Zhang, X.; Nottingham, K. G.; Patel, C.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Levy, J. N.; Paton, R. S.; McNally, A. Nature 2021, 594, 217-222.

31 · Asymmetric Total Synthesis and Determination of the Absolute Configuration of (+)-Srilankenyne via Sequence-Sensitive Halogenations Guided by Conformational Analysis. Jang, H.; Kwak, S. Y.; Lee, D.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Kim, H.; Paton, R. S.; Kim, D. Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 1321–1326.

2020 

30 · Fungal-Derived Brevianamide Assembly by a Stereoselective Semi-Pinacolase. Ye, Y.; Du, L.; Zhang, X.; Newmister, S.; McCauley, M.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Zhang, W.; Mu, S.; Minami, A.; Fraley, A.; Adrover-Castellano, M.; Carney, N.; Shende, V.; Qi, F.; Oikawa, H.; Kato, H.; Tsukamoto, S.; Paton, R. S.; Williams, R.; Li, S.; Sherman, D. Nature Catal. 2020, 3, 497-506.

29 · Selective Halogenation of Pyridines Using Designed Phosphine Reagents. Levy, J. N.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Liu, R.; Paton, R. S.; McNally, A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 11295-11305.

28 · Visible-Light-Mediated Heterocycle Functionalization via Geometrically Interrupted [2+2] Cycloaddition. Popescu, M. V.; Mekereeya, A.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Paton, R. S.; Smith, M. D. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 23020-23024.

27 · Asymmetric Organocatalyzed aza‐Henry Reaction of Hydrazones: Experimental and Computational Studies. Sonsona, I. G.; Alegre‐Requena, J. V.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P.; Gimeno, M. C. Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 5469-5478.

26 · Self‐Assembly of Hollow Organic Nanotubes Driven by Arene Regioisomerism. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Herrera, R. P.; Díaz, D. D. ChemPlusChem 2020, 85, 2372-2375.

25 · Unconventional Reactivity of Ethynylbenziodoxolone Reagents and Thiols: Scope and Mechanism. Liu, B.; Alegre‐Requena, J. V.; Paton, R. S.; Miyake, G. M. Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 2386-2394.

24 · GoodVibes: Automated Thermochemistry for Heterogeneous Computational Chemistry Data. Luchini, G.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Funes-Ardoiz, I.; Paton, R. S. F1000Research 2020, 9, 291.

23 · Simple Iodoalkyne-based Organocatalysts for the Activation of Carbonyl Compounds. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Valero-Tena, A.; Sonsona, I. G.; Uriel, S.; Herrera, R. P. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2020, 18, 1594-1601.

22 · Sulfonamide as amide isostere for fine-tuning the gelation properties of physical gels. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Grijalvo, S.; Sampedro, D.; Mayr, J.; Saldías, C.; Marrero-Tellado, J. J.; Eritja, R.; Herrera, R. P.; Díaz, D. D. RSC Adv. 2020, 10, 11481-11492.

2019 

21 · A Pyridine‐Pyridine Cross‐Coupling Reaction via Dearomatized Radical Intermediates. Koniarczyk, J. L.; Greenwood, J. W.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Paton, R. S.; McNally, A. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 14882-14886.

20 · Proline Bulky Substituents Consecutively Act as Steric Hindrances and Directing Groups in a Michael/Conia-ene Cascade Reaction under Synergistic Catalysis. Putatunda, S.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Meazza, M.; Franc, M.; Rohal’ová, D.; Vemuri, P.; Císařová, I.; Herrera, R. P.; Rios, R.; Veselý, J. Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 4107-4115.

19 · Understanding Hydrogelation Processes through Molecular Dynamics. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Saldías, C.; Inostroza-Rivera, R.; Díaz, D. D. J. Mater. Chem. B 2019, 7, 1652-1673.

18 · Data-mining the Diaryl(thio)urea Conformational Landscape: Understanding the Contrasting Behavior of Ureas and Thioureas with Quantum Chemistry. Luchini, G.; Ascough, D. M. H.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Gouverneur, V.; Paton, R. S. Tetrahedron 2019, 75, 697-702.

2018 

17 · Heterobiaryl Synthesis by Contractive C–C Coupling via P(V) Intermediates. Hilton, M. C.; Zhang, X.; Boyle, B. T.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Paton, R. S.; McNally, A. Science 2018, 362, 799-804.

16 · Organocatalyzed Enantioselective Aldol and Henry Reactions Starting from Benzylic Alcohols. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2018, 360, 124-129.

15 · Synthesis and Supramolecular Self-Assembly of Glutamic Acid-Based Squaramides. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Häring, M.; Sonsona, I. G.; Abramov, A.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P.; Díaz, D. D. Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2018, 14, 2065-2073.

14 · Non-Enzyme Entrapping Biohydrogels in Catalysis. Häring, M.; Tautz, M.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Saldías, C.; Díaz, D. D. Tetrahedron Lett. 2018, 59, 3293-3306.

2017 

13 · “Push-Pull π+/π–” (PPππ) Systems in Catalysis. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P. ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 6430-6439.

12 · Optimizing the Accuracy and Computational Cost in Theoretical Squaramide Catalysis: The Henry Reaction. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P. Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 15336-15347.

2016 

11 · Trifunctional Squaramide Catalyst for Efficient Enantioselective Henry Reaction Activation. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2016, 358, 1801-1809.

10 · Self-assembled Fibrillar Networks of a Multifaceted Chiral Squaramide: Supramolecular Multistimuli-responsive Alcogels. Schiller, J.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P.; Casanovas, J.; Alemán, C.; Díaz, D. D. Soft Matter 2016, 12, 4361-4374.

9 · Metal-organic Frameworks (MOFs) Bring New Life to Hydrogen-bonding Organocatalysts in Confined Spaces. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P.; Díaz, D. D. CrystEngComm 2016, 18, 3985-3995.

8 · Regulatory Parameters of Self-healing Alginate Hydrogel Networks Prepared via Mussel-Inspired Dynamic Chemistry. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Häring, M.; Herrera, R. P.; Diaz, D. D. New J. Chem. 2016, 40, 8493-8501.

7 · Synthesis of Luminescent Squaramide Monoesters: Cytotoxicity and Cell Imaging Studies in HeLa Cells. Fernández-Moreira, V.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Herrera, R. P.; Marzo, I.; Gimeno, M. C. RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 14171-14177. 

6 · Squaramides with Cytotoxic Activity against Human Gastric Carcinoma Cells HGC-27: Synthesis and Mechanism of Action. Quintana, M.; Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P.; Triola, G. MedChemComm 2016, 7, 550-561.

2015 

5 · One-Pot Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Squaramides. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P. RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 33450-33462.

4 · Introduction: Multicomponent Strategies in Multicomponent Reactions. Concepts and Applications for Design and Synthesis. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P. Editors: Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P. J. Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, NJ, 2015, pp 1-15.

2014 

3 · Organocatalytic Enantioselective Hydrophosphonylation of Aldehydes. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Marqués-López, E.; Miguel, P. J. S.; Herrera, R. P. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2014, 12, 1258-1264.

2 · Squaramides, Discovering a New Crucial Scaffold. Alegre-Requena, J. V. Synlett 2014, 298-299.

1 · Guanidine Motif in Biologically Active Peptides. Alegre-Requena, J. V.; Marqués-López, E.; Herrera, R. P. Aust. J. Chem. 2014, 67, 965-971.

Patents