Research group nanoBIC
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Departament de Química Inorgànica

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Martí i Franquès 1-11
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                           Papers published by QBI


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  • DNA-binding and in vitro cytotoxic activity of platinum(II) complexes of curcumin and caffeine, Valentina Censi, Ana B. Caballero, Marta Perez-Hernandez, Vanessa Soto-Cerrato, Luis Korrodi-Gregorio, Ricardo Perez-Tomas, Maria Michela Dell'Anna, Piero Mastrorilli, Patrick Gamez J. Inorg. Biochem. 2019, 198, 110749.
  • Bacterial Inclusion Bodies for Anti-Amyloid Drug Discovery: Current and Future Screening Methods, Ana B. Caballero, Alba Espargarò, Caterina Pont, Maria Antònia Busquets, Joan Estelrich, Diego Muñoz-Torrero, Patrick Gamez, Raimon Sabate Curr. Protein Pept. Sc. 2019, 20, 1.
  • Amyloid Pan-inhibitors: One Sole Family of Compounds to Cope with All Conformational Diseases, Alba Espargaro, Caterina Pont, Patrick Gamez, Diego Muñoz-Torrero, and Raimon Sabaté ACS Chem Neurosci. 2019, 10, 1311-1317.


  • Antiproliferative properties of iron supramolecular cylinders, Rosa F. Brissos, Luís Korrodi-Gregório, Ricardo Pérez-Tomás, Olivier Roubeau, Patrick Gamez Chem. Sq. 2018, 2, 4.
  • Highly Cytotoxic Ruthenium(II)-Arene Complexes from Bulky 1-Pyrenylphosphane Ligands, Rosa Brissos, Pau Clavero, Albert Gallen, Arnald Grabulosa, Leoní A. Barrios, Ana B. Caballero, Luís Korrodi-Gregório, Ricardo Perez-Tomas, Guillermo Muller, Vanessa Soto-Cerrato, Patrick Gamez Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 14786-14797.
  • Efficient copper-based DNA cleavers from carboxylate benzimidazole ligands, Víctor A. Barrera-Guzmán, Edgar O. Rodríguez-Hernández, Naytze Ortiz-Pastrana, Ricardo Dominguez Gonzalez, Ana B. Caballero, Patrick Gamez, Norah-Barba-Behrens J. Biol. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 23, 1165-1183.
  • DNA interaction of non-chelating tinidazole-based coordination compounds. Structural, redox and cytotoxic properties, Rodrigo Castro-Ramírez, Naytzé Ortiz-Pastrana, Ana Belén Caballero, Matthew T. Zimmerman, Bradley S. Stadelman, Andrea A. E. Gaertner, Julia L. Brumaghim, Luís Korrodi-Gregório, Ricardo Pérez Tomás, Patrick Gamez and Norah Barba Behrens Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 7551-7560.
  • Drastic effect of the peptide sequence on the copper-binding properties of tripeptides and the electrochemical behaviour of their copper(II) complexes, Silvia Mena, Andrea Mirats, Ana B. Caballero, Gonzalo Guirado, Leoní A. Barrios, Simon J. Teat, Luis Rodriguez-Santiago, Mariona Sodupe and Patrick Gamez Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 5153-5162.
  • Evaluation of the metal-dependent cytotoxic behaviour of coordination compounds, Grau J., Renau C., Caballero A.B., Caubet A., Pockaj M., Lorenzo J., Gamez P. Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 4902-4908.
  • Photoactivation of the cytotoxic properties of platinum(II) complexes through ligand photoswitching, Presa A., Vázquez G., Barrios L., Roubeau O., Korrodi-Gregório L., Perez-Tomas R., Gamez P. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 4009-4022.


  • Serving science through publishing, Guillem Aromí, Patrick Gamez, Leoní A. Barrios, Jordi Ribas, Boris Le Guennic Chem. Sq. 2017, 1, 1.
  • pH-Driven preparation of two related platinum(II) complexes exhibiting distinct cytotoxic properties, Jordi Molas Saborit, Amparo Caubet, Rosa F. Brissos, Luís Korrodi-Gregório, Ricardo Pérez-Tomás, Manuel Martínez and Patrick Gamez Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 11214-11222.
  • Chemistry Squared (Chem2), Patrick Gamez An. Quím., 2017, 113, 270-271.
  • DNA interactions and anticancer screening of copper(II) complexes of N-(methylpyridin-2-yl)-amidino-Omethylurea, Romrawee Pratumwieng, Atittaya Meenongwa, Rosa F. Brissos, Patrick Gamez, Yanee Trongpanich and Unchulee Chaveerach Transit. Met. Chem. 2017, 42, 311-322.


  • Effects of N,N-heterocyclic ligands on the in vitro cytotoxicity and DNA interactions of copper(II) chloride complexes from amidino-O-methylurea ligands, Atittaya Meenongwa, Rosa F. Brissos, Chaiyaporn Soikum, Prapansak Chaveerach, Patrick Gamez, Yanee Trongpanich and Unchulee Chaveerach New J. Chem. 2016, 40, 5861-5876.
  • Non-Switching 1,2-Dithienylethene-Based Diplatinum(II) Complex Showing High Cytotoxicity, Andreu Presa, Leoní Barrios, Jordi Cirera, Luís Korrodi-Gregório, Ricardo Pérez-Tomás, Simon J. Teat, and Patrick Gamez Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 5356-5364.
  • Histidine-rich Oligopeptides to Lessen Copper-Mediated Amyloid-β Toxicity, Ana B. Caballero, Laia Terol-Ordaz, Alba Espargaró, Guillem Vázquez, Ernesto Nicolás, Raimon Sabaté, and Patrick Gamez Chem.Eur. J. 2016, 22, 7268-7280.
  • High-Affinity Sequence-Selective DNA binding by Iridium(III) polypyridyl organometallopeptides, Ilaria Gamba, Iria Salvadó, Rosa F. Brissos, Patrick Gamez, José Manuel Brea, María Isabel Loza, M. Eugenio Vázquez and Miguel Vázquez López Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 1234-1237.
  • An unusual Cu(II) complex of a Schiff-base ligand of 3‑aminoquinoline with a hydronated pyridine unit: Synthesis, characterizations, and computational studies, Sanjit Nayak, Andrej Pevec, Colin C. Seaton, Patrick Gamez, and Jan Reedijk Polyhedron 2016, 107, 172-175.
  • Zinc and Cadmium Halide Compounds with the tridentate ligand 2 (methylsulfanyl)-N-(pyridin-2-ylmethylidene)aniline showing yellow luminescence, Xue Liu, Adriana González-Castro, Ilpo Mutikainen, Andrej Pevec, Simon J. Teat, Patrick Gamez, Jose Sanchez Costa, Elisabeth Bouwman, Jan Reedijk Polyhedron 2016, 110, 100-105.


  • Effect of potential supramolecular-bond promoters on the DNA-interacting abilities of copper-terpyridine compounds, Jordi Grau, Rosa F. Brissos, Jorge Salinas-Uber, Ana Belén Caballero, Amparo Caubet, Olivier Roubeau, Luís Korrodi-Gregório, Ricardo Pérez-Tomás and Patrick Gamez Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 16061-16072.

  • Possible DNA-Interacting pathways for metal-based compounds exemplified with Copper Coordination Compounds, Rosa F. Brissos, Amparo Caubet, Patrick Gamez Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 2633-2645.

  • DNA-interacting and biological properties of copper(II) complexes from amidino-O-methylurea, Atittaya Meenongwa, Rosa F. Brissos,  Chaiyaporn Soikum, Prapansak Chaveerach, Patrick Gamez, Yanee Trongpanich and Unchulee Chaveerach New J. Chem. 2015, 39, 664-675.

  • Photoswitching the Cytotoxic Properties of Platinum(II) Compounds, Andreu Presa, Rosa F. Brissos, Ana Belén Caballero, Ivana Borilovic, Luís Korrodi-Gregório, Ricardo Pérez-Tomás, Olivier Roubeau and Patrick Gamez Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 4561-4565.

  • Copper in Alzheimer’s disease: Implications in amyloid aggregation and neurotoxicity, Patrick Gamez and Ana B. Caballero AIP adv. 2015, 5, 092503.

  • Structural and magnetic analysis of retrosynthetically-designed architectures built from a triply-bridged heterometallic (CuL)2Co node and benzenedicarboxylates, Soumavo Ghosh, Guillem Aromí, Patrick Gamez and Ashutosh Ghosh Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 3028-3037.