NameGonzalo Calvo, Gonzalo de
DepartmentQuímica Orgánica
Knowledge areaQuímica Orgánica
Professional categoryProfesor Titular de Universidad


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Room Temperature Ionic Liquids in Asymmetric Hetero-Ene Type Reactions: Improving Organocatalyst Performance at Lower Temperatures  [Article]

Bisogno, Fabricio R.; Fernández Fernández, Rosario Fátima; Lassaletta Simón, José María; Gonzalo Calvo, Gonzalo de (MDPI, 2021-01-01)
Abstract: Room temperature ionic liquids (RTILs) have been widely used as (co)solvents in several catalytic processes ...

Positive impact of natural deep eutectic solvents on the biocatalytic performance of 5-hydroxymethyl-furfural oxidase  [Article]

Gonzalo Calvo, Gonzalo de; Martin, Caterina; Fraaije, Marco Wilhelmus (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-01-01)
Deep eutectic solvents (DESs) have been applied as cosolvents in various biocatalytic processes during recent years. ...

Biocatalyzed redox processes employing green reaction media  [Article]

Aranda, Carmen; Gonzalo Calvo, Gonzalo de (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-01-01)
The application of biocatalysts to perform reductive/oxidative chemical processes has attracted great interest in recent ...

Biocatalysis as Useful Tool in Asymmetric Synthesis: An Assessment of Recently Granted Patents (2014–2019)  [Article]

Domínguez de María, Pablo; Gonzalo Calvo, Gonzalo de; Alcántara, Andrés R. (MDPI, 2019-09-25)
The broad interdisciplinary nature of biocatalysis fosters innovation, as different technical fields are interconnected ...

P450BM3-Catalyzed Oxidations Employing Dual Functional Small Molecules  [Article]

Willot, Sébastien Jean-Paul; Tieves, Florian; Girhard, Marco; Urlacher, Vlada B.; Hollmann, Frank; Gonzalo Calvo, Gonzalo de (MDPI, 2019-01-01)
A set of dual functional small molecules (DFSMs) containing different amino acids has been synthesized and employed together ...

Stereoselective enzymatic reduction of 1,4-diaryl-1,4-diones to the corresponding diols employing alcohol dehydrogenases  [Article]

Mourelle Insua, Ángela; Gonzalo Calvo, Gonzalo de; Lavandera, Iván; Gotor Fernández, Vicente (MDPI, 2018-01-01)
Due to the steric hindrance of the starting prochiral ketones, the preparation of chiral 1,4-diaryl-1,4-diols through the ...

Lipase catalysed kinetic resolution of racemic 1,2-diols containing a chiral quaternary center  [Article]

Gonzalo Calvo, Gonzalo de (MDPI, 2018-01-01)
Optically active 1,2-diols are valuable buildings blocks in organic synthesis. In the present paper, a set of racemic ...

Polycyclic Ketone Monooxygenase (PockeMO): A Robust Biocatalyst for the Synthesis of Optically Active Sulfoxides  [Article]

Gonzalo Calvo, Gonzalo de; Fürst, Maximilian J. L. J.; Fraaije, Marco W. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2017-01-01)
recently discovered, moderately thermostable Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenase, polycyclic ketone monooxygenase (PockeMO), ...

Asymmetric organocatalytic synthesis of tertiary azomethyl alcohols: key intermediates towards azoxy compounds and α-hydroxy-β-amino esters  [Article]

Carmona, José A.; Gonzalo Calvo, Gonzalo de; Serrano Vallez, Inmaculada; Crespo-Peña, Ana; Šimek, Michal; Monge Fernández, David; Fernández, Rafael; Lassaletta, José M. (Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain), 2017-01-01)
A series of peracylated glycosamine-derived thioureas have been synthesized and their behavior as bifunctional organocatalysts ...

Biocatalytic Properties and Structural Analysis of Eugenol Oxidase from Rhodococcus jostii RHA1: A Versatile Oxidative Biocatalyst  [Article]

Nguyen, Quoc‐Thai; Gonzalo Calvo, Gonzalo de; Binda, Claudia; Rioz Martínez, Ana; Mattevi, Andrea; Fraaije, Marco W. (wiley, 2016-01-01)
Eugenol oxidase (EUGO) from Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 had previously been shown to convert only a limited set of phenolic ...

Bacterial enzymes involved in lignin degradation  [Article]

Gonzalo Calvo, Gonzalo de; Colpa, Dana I.; Habib, Mohamed H.; Fraaije, Marco Wilhelmus (Elsevier, 2016-01-01)
Lignin forms a large part of plant biomass. It is a highly heterogeneous polymer of 4-hydroxyphenylpropanoid units and is ...