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Visiting PhD Student Yaoyao Wang

Blog2Today we are saying goodbye to our dear Yaoyao, though we hope to see her very soon again.

Yaoyao is currently finishing her PhD on metabonomics applied to clinical biomarkers in the Legido-Quigley Lab at King’s College London (KCL).

She has been visiting us for the last two months, during which we have been working together in two metabonomics projects related to drug misuse biomarkers and chiral metabonomics. It has been a great pleasure for us to spend this time with her and continue with this collaboration from now on.

PhD Thesis by Laura Castañar: Pulse Programs and Data Set Examples

Development and application of modern pure shift NMR techniques and improved HSQC/HSQMBC experiments

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In the following links one can find Data Set Examples of each Publication presented in the Thesis Work, as well as the corresponding Pulse Program Code for Bruker. All 2D spectra have been previously phased and 2ii, 2ir, and 2ri files removed, otherwise data sets would be too big. Continue reading PhD Thesis by Laura Castañar: Pulse Programs and Data Set Examples

Review – Pure shift NMR experiments: recent developments, methods and applications

MRC_teo copy“Broadband 1H homodecoupled NMR experiments: recent developments, methods and applications” by Laura Castañar and Teodor Parella. Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/mrc.4238

In recent years, a great interest in the development of new broadband 1H homonuclear decoupled techniques providing simplified JHH multiplet patterns has emerged again in the field of small molecule NMR. The resulting highly resolved 1H NMR spectra display resonances as collapsed singlets, therefore minimizing signal overlap and expediting spectral analysis. This review aims at presenting the most recent advances in pure shift NMR spectroscopy, with a particular emphasis to the Zangger–Sterk experiment. Continue reading Review – Pure shift NMR experiments: recent developments, methods and applications

NMR-Aided Differentiation of Enantiomers: Signal Enantioresolution

15ACA“NMR-Aided Differentiation of Enantiomers: Signal Enantioresolution” by Míriam Pérez-Trujillo, Teodor Parella and Lars T. Kuhn. Analytica Chimica Acta, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2015.02.069

NMR-aided enantiodiscrimination using chiral auxiliaries (CAs) is a recognized method for differentiating enantiomers and for measuring enantiomeric ratios (er). Up to the present, the study, optimization, and comparison of such methods have been performed based on the enantiodifferentiation of NMR signals via analysing non-equivalent chemical-shift values (ΔΔδ) of the diastereoisomeric species formed. However, a poor and non-reliable comparison of results is often obtained via the analysis of ΔΔδ exclusively. In here, the concept of enantioresolution of an individual NMR signal and its importance for NMR-aided enantiodifferentiation studies is introduced and discussed. Continue reading NMR-Aided Differentiation of Enantiomers: Signal Enantioresolution

SeRMN presentations at the 2014 Ibero-American NMR & GERMN Bienal & Iberian NMR meeting

Imagen1Some of our last research work will be presented next week at the VI Ibero-American NMR – VII GERMN Bienal – IV Iberian NMR joint meeting that will take place in Alcalá de Henares, Madrid (Spain) from 22nd to 25th September. Find below a summary of our contributions.

Laura Castañar presents an oral communication and a poster entitled “Enantiodifferentiation throgh frequency-selective pure shift 1H NMR”.  NMR-aided discrimination of enantiomers using chiral solvating agents (CSAs) is a well established method to carry out enantiodifferentiation studies. Continue reading SeRMN presentations at the 2014 Ibero-American NMR & GERMN Bienal & Iberian NMR meeting

Simultaneous 1H and 13C NMR enantiodifferentiation from highly-resolved pure shift HSQC spectra

CoverIssue“Simultaneous 1H and 13C NMR enantiodifferentiation from highly-resolved pure shift HSQC spectra” by Miriam Pérez-Trujillo, Laura Castañar, Eva Monteagudo, Lars T. Kuhn, Pau Nolis, Albert Virgili, R. Thomas Williamson and Teodor Parella. Chemical Communications  50:10214-10217 (2014). DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04077E

NMR-aided discrimination of enantiomers using chiral solvating agents (CSAs) is a well established method of enantiodifferentiation and measurement of enantiomeric ratios (er). The analysis is traditionally performed by observing chemical shift differences (ΔΔδ) in 1H signals by conventional 1D 1H NMR spectra. However, low ΔΔδ values and signal overlap caused by complex multiplets lead to the lack of spectral signal dispersion that preclude a straightforward analysis. Continue reading Simultaneous 1H and 13C NMR enantiodifferentiation from highly-resolved pure shift HSQC spectra

Presentations at the EUROMAR 2014 Conference

EUROMAR 2014

In a few days several SeRMN members will present our research work at the annual meeting of the European magnetic resonance community EUROMAR 2014 Conference  that will take place in Zurich (Switzerland) from 29th June to 3th July. Find below a summary of our contributions. Continue reading Presentations at the EUROMAR 2014 Conference

HOBS Applications

SeRMN seminar

  • Date:  Friday 28th March, 2014
  • Hour: 12 am
  • Location:  SeRMN,  Facultats de Ciències i Biociències, C2/-135
  • Speaker:  Laura Castañar, SeRMN PhD Student & Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Chemistry.

HOBS Applications (27-03-2014)

Several NMR applications using HOmodecouped Band-Selective NMR experiments [1] are proposed. The easy implementation of this HOBS scheme as a general building block into a great variety of multidimensional NMR experiments leads to pure-shift spectra with enhanced resolution and with the maximum attainable sensitivity. In this talk is presented the application of HOBS for measuring direct [1] and long-range [2] heteronuclear coupling constants. Also the use of HOBS experiments to enantiodiscrimination studies are presented [3].

Reference:

[1] “Full sensitivity and enhanced resolution in homodecoupled band-selective NMR experiments” by L. Castañar, P. Nolis, A. Virgili and T. ParellaChem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 17283-17286. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201303235

[2]Implementing homo- and heterodecoupling in region-selective HSQMBC experiments” by Laura CastañarJosep Sauri, Pau Nolis,Albert Virgili and Teodor ParellaJournal of Magnetic Resonance,2014, 238, 63-69.  DOI:10.1016/j.jmr.2013.10.022
 
[3] “Enantiodifferentiation through Frequency-Selective Pure-Shift 1H Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy” by Laura CastañarMíriam Pérez-Trujillo, Pau Nolis, Eva MonteagudoAlbert Virgili and Teodor ParellaChemPhysChem, 2014. DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201301130

Continue reading HOBS Applications

Rapid and efficient enantiodifferentiation through frequency-selective pure-shift 1H NMR spectroscopy

cover“Enantiodifferentiation through Frequency-Selective Pure-Shift 1H Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy” by Laura Castañar, Míriam Pérez-Trujillo, Pau Nolis, Eva Monteagudo, Albert Virgili and Teodor Parella. ChemPhysChem,15 (2014) 854-857.

DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201301130

A frequency-selective 1D 1H NMR experiment for the fast and sensitive determination of  chemical shift differences between overlapped resonances is proposed. The resulting fully homodecoupled 1H resonances appear as resolved 1D singlets without their typical JHH multiplet structure. The achieved high signal dispersion is here exploited in  enantiodiscrimination studies using chiral solvating agents. Continue reading Rapid and efficient enantiodifferentiation through frequency-selective pure-shift 1H NMR spectroscopy

Enantiodifferentiation through 13C NMR Spectroscopy and CSAs

 13ac10887(85)13C NMR spectroscopy for the differentiation of enantiomers using chiral solvating agents” Míriam Pérez-Trujillo, Eva Monteagudo and Teodor Parella. Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85 (22), pp 10887–10894. DOI: 10.1021/ac402580j

The utility of 13C NMR spectroscopy for the differentiation of enantiomers using chiral solvating agents (CSA) is stated. Three examples involving the enantiodifferentiation of a drug, a metabolite and a reactant in aqueous and organic solutions have been chosen to show it. Continue reading Enantiodifferentiation through 13C NMR Spectroscopy and CSAs