Some relevant recent publications follow


Lutidine-derived pincer and related ligands

  • “Hydrogenation/dehydrogenation of N-heterocycles catalyzed by ruthenium complexes based on multimodal proton-responsive CNN(H) pincer ligands” Práxedes Sánchez, Martín Hernández-Juárez, Nuria Rendón, Joaquín López-Serrano, Laura L. Santos, Eleuterio Álvarez, Margarita Paneque and Andrés Suárez. Dalton Trans.202049, 9583
  • “Metalated Ir–CNP Complexes Containing Imidazolin‐2‐ylidene and Imidazolidin‐2‐ylidene Donors – Synthesis, Structure, Luminescence, and Metal–Ligand Cooperative Reactivity”, Martín Hernández‐Juárez Práxedes Sánchez, Joaquín López‐Serrano, Patricia Lara, Pablo González‐Herrero, Nuria Rendón, Eleuterio Álvarez, Margarita Paneque and Andrés Suárez. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2020, 3944
  • “Hydroboration of carbon dioxide with catechol- and pinacolborane using an Ir–CNP* pincer complex. Water influence on the catalytic activity”, Práxedes Sánchez, Martín Hernández-Juárez, Nuria Rendón, Joaquín López-Serrano, Eleuterio Álvarez, Margarita Paneque and Andrés Suárez. Dalton Trans., 2018, 47, 16766.
  • “Hydrogenation of an iridium-coordinated imidazol-2-ylidene ligand fragment”, M. Hernández-Juárez, J. López-Serrano, P. González-Herrero, N. Rendón, E. Álvarez, M. Paneque and A. Suárez. Chem.Commun., 201854, 3843.
  • “Rhodium(I) Complexes with Ligands Based on N-Heterocyclic Carbene and Hemilabile Pyridine Donors as Highly (E)-Stereoselective Alkyne Hydrosilylation Catalysts”, J. P. Morales-Cerón, P. Lara, J. López-Serrano, L. L. Santos, V. Salazar, E. Álvarez, A. Suárez. Organometallics 2017, 36, 2460-2469.
  • “Synthesis, structure and reactivity of Pd and Ir complexes based on new lutidine-derived NHC/phosphine mixed pincer ligands”, Práxedes Sánchez, Martín Hernández-Juárez, Eleuterio Álvarez, Margarita Paneque, Nuria Rendón, Andrés Suárez. Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 16997-17009.
  • “Ruthenium(II) complexes containing lutidine-derived pincer CNC ligands: synthesis, structure and catalytic hydrogenation of C=N bonds”, M. Hernández-Juárez, J. López-Serrano, J. Morales-Cerón, M. Vaquero, E. Álvarez, V. Salazar, A. Suárez. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 7540-7555.
  • “Hydrogenation of imines catalysed by ruthenium(II) complexes based on lutidine-derived CNC pincer ligands”, M. Hernández-Juárez, M. Vaquero, E. Álvarez, V. Salazar, A. Suárez. Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 351-354.


  • “Iridabenzenes and Iridanaphthalenes with Supporting Tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligands”, Margarita Paneque and Nuria Rendón in Metallabenzenes. An Expert View, Ed.: L. J. Wright, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Hoboken, NJ, 2017 (pp 145-183).
  • “Formation of β-Metallanaphthalenes by the Coupling of a Benzo-Iridacyclopentadiene with Olefins”, Ángela Vivancos, Yohar A. Hernández, Margarita Paneque, Manuel L. Poveda, Verónica Salazar, Eleuterio Álvarez. Organometallics. 2015, 34, 177-188.
  • “Building a Parent Iridabenzene Structure from Acetylene and Dichloromethane on an Iridium Center”, A. Vivancos, M. Paneque, M. L. Poveda, E.Álvarez. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 10068.


  • “Platinum nanoparticles stabilized by N-heterocyclic thiones. Synthesis and catalytic activity in mono- and di-hydroboration of alkynes”, Leonardo C. Moraes, Rute C. Figueiredo, Juan P. Espinós, Florencia Vattier, Antonio Franconetti, Carlos Jaime, Bertrand Lacroix, Javier Rojo, Patricia Lara and Salvador Conejero.  Nanoscale, 2020, 12, 6821.
  • “Phosphane‐decorated Platinum Nanoparticles as Efficient Catalysts for H2 Generation from Ammonia Borane and Methanol”, P. Lara, K. Philippot, A. Suárez ChemCatChem 201911, 766.

Other publications

  • “Activation of Small Molecules by the Metal-Amido Bond of Rhodium(III) and Iridium(III) (h5-C5Me5)M-Aminopyridinate Complexes”, Ana Zamorano, Nuria Rendón, Joaquín López-Serrano, Eleuterio Álvarez, and Ernesto Carmona. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 150−162.
  • “Functionalization of 3-Iridacyclopentenes”, Margarita Gómez, Nuria Rendón, Eleuterio Álvarez, Kurt Mereiter, Manuel L. Poveda, Margarita Paneque. Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 16346-16356.
  • “Reaction of [TpRh(C2H4)2] with Dimethyl Acetylenedicarboxylate: Identification of Intermediates of the [2+2+2] Alkyne and Alkyne-Ethylene Cyclo(co)trimerizations”, Giovanni Bottari, Laura L. Santos, Cristina M. Posadas, Jesús Campos, Kurt Mereiter, Margarita Paneque. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 13715-13723.
  • “Allylic C—H activation of olefins by a TpMe2Ir(III) compound”, Crispín Cristóbal, Laura L. Santos, Rubén Gutiérrez-González, Eleuterio Álvarez, Margarita Paneque, Manuel L. Poveda. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 2534-2542.
  • “A Diels-Alder Reaction Triggered by a [4 + 3] Metallacycloaddition”, Ángela Vivancos, Florencia Vattier, Joaquín López-Serrano, Margarita Paneque, Manuel L. Poveda, and Eleuterio Álvarez. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 4074-4077.
  • “Synthesis of New Heteroscorpionate Iridium(I) and Iridium(III) Complexes”, A. E. Roa, J. Campos, M. Paneque, V. Salazar, A. Otero, A. Lara-Sánchez, A.M. Rodríguez, I. López-Solera and M. V. Gómez. Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 6987-6998.
  • “Reactivity of a Tp−Iridacyclopentene Complex”, Ángela Vivancos, Nuria Rendón, Margarita Paneque, Manuel L. Poveda, and Eleuterio Álvarez. Organometallics 2015, 34, 5438−5453.