Welcome to the web site of the Center for Research in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Materials (CIQUS). Here you will find information about the research areas, groups and scientists that comprise this center, and also about its organization, facilities, services and other data of interest. CIQUS is a member of the Singular Research Centers Network, a core structure of  the Campus of International Excellence– Campus Vida project, and it is focused towards the application of transdisciplinary strategies to solve relevant problems in the field of biological chemistry and in the development of novel functional materials.

Recent publications

Synthetic peptides caged on histidine residues with a bisbipyridyl ruthenium(II) complex that can be photolyzed by visible light

J. Mosquera, M.I. Sánchez, J.L. Mascareñas, M.E. Vázquez

Sequence-selective DNA binding with cell-permeable oligoguanidinium–peptide conjugates

J. Mosquera, M.I. Sánchez, J. Valero, J. de Mendoza, M.E. Vázquez, J.L. Mascareñas

Gold(I)-catalyzed [2 + 2 + 2] cycloaddition of allenamides, alkenes and aldehydes: a straightforward approach to tetrahydropyrans

H. Faustino, I. Varela, J.L. Mascareñas, F. López

Peptide–DNA conjugates as tailored bivalent binders of the oncoprotein c-Jun

E. Pazos, C. POrtela, C. Penas. M.E. Vázquez, J.L. Mascareñas

NCI analysis of the interaction cation⋯π in complexes with molecular bowls derived from fullerene

I. González Veloso, J.A. Carrazana García, D. Josa, J. Rodríguez Otero, E.M. Canaleiro Lago