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Antonio Delgado

  • PhD Pharmacy
  • Professor of Organic Chemistry
  • University of Barcelona
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Research interests

biological chemistrychemical probesBioorganic ChemistryMedicinal chemistry

About

Dr. Antonio Delgado (Barcelona, 1958) obtained the PhD in Pharmacy in 1986 by the University of Barcelona (UB), where he is Associated Professor of Organic Chemistry since 1988 and "habilitated" as Full Professor since 2010. After two years as postdoctoral fellow of the Spanish Research Council (CSIC) at Cornell University, working in natural products chemistry in Jon Clardy’s lab, he collaborated with other groups at CSIC working mainly in the development of synthetic methodology based on Ni-promoted organometallic processes. Some years later, he became one of the co-founders of the Research Unit on BioActive Molecules (RUBAM) as staff member of the UB‑CSIC Associated Unit of Medicinal Chemistry. His present research interests are the design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of modulators of sphingolipid metabolism with potential therapeutic applications. He is also interested in the development of pharmacological tools for the study of the biophysical and biochemical properties of sphingolipids, as well as in the design and generation of target‑oriented libraries. His academic activities have been mainly focused on Medicinal Chemistry and Synthetic Organic Chemistry, being the co‑author of three textbooks on these topics. He has also dictated several postgraduate courses, both in the University of Barcelona and in other Universities of Spain and abroad. His present academic duties are related to the teaching of Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry and General Chemistry courses of the degrees of Pharmacy and Food Technology and Nutrition at the University of Barcelona.

Co-authors (7)

Publications (5)

  • Stereodivergent synthesis of right- and left-handed iminoxylitol heterodimers and monomers. Study of their impact on beta-glucocerebrosidase activity

    • Stauffert F
    • Serra-Vinardell J
    • Gómez-Grau M
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  • The first fluorogenic sensor for sphingosine-1-phosphate lyase activity in intact cells

    • Sanllehí P
    • Casasampere M
    • Abad J
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  • Chemical approaches to sphingolipid functions.

    • Delgado A
    • Casas J
    • Llebaria A
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  • A New and Diastereoselective Synthesis of Threo-Aryl-2-Piperidylmethanol Derivatives

    • Delgado A
    • Hospital S
    • Mauleón D
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  • Asymmetric-Synthesis of Aryl 2-Piperidyl Methanols from a Chiral Alpha-Aminonitrile Precursor

    • Delgado A
    • Mauleón D
    • Mauleon D
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Professional experience

Professor of Organic Chemistry

Universitat Barcelona

January 2006 - Present