Our research aims at the generation of macrocyclic and
infinite supramolecular architectures, and the exploration of
their potential as receptors for neutral and anionic guest
Research interests

  1. Organoboron and organotin compounds
  2. Coordination Chemistry
  3. Macrocyclic Chemistry
  4. Supramolecular Chemistry
  5. Cocrystal formation and crystal engineering
  6. MOFs, COFs and HOFs
  7. X-ray crystallography

Representative publications:

  • J. C. Espinosa-Lara, D. Guzman-Villanueva, J. I. Arenas-García, D. Herrera-Ruiz,* J. Rivera-Islas, P. Román-Bravo, H. Morales-
    Rojas, H. Höpfl,* Cocrystals of active pharmaceutical ingredients – praziquantel in combination with oxalic, malonic, succinic,
    maleic, fumaric, glutaric, adipic, and pimelic acids, Cryst. Growth Des. 13, 169-185 (2013). ISSN: 1528-7483. DOI: 10.1021
  • J. Cruz-Huerta, D. Salazar-Mendoza, J. Hernández-Paredes, I. F. Hernández Ahuactzi, H. Höpfl,* N-containing boronic esters as
    self-complementary building blocks for the assembly of 2D and 3D molecular networks, Chem. Commun. 48, 4241-4243
    (2012). ISSN: 1359-7345. DOI: 10.1039/c2cc00144f
  • R. García-Zarracino, H. Höpfl,* Self-assembly of diorganotin(IV) moieties (R = Me, nBu, Ph) and 2,5-pyridinedicarboxylic acid to
    polymeric and trinuclear macrocyclic hybrids with porous solid state structures – influence of substituents and solvent on the
    supramolecular structure, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127, 3120-3130 (2005). ISSN: 0002-7863. DOI: 10.1021/ja0437095.
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Macrocycles, Supramolecular
Chemistry, Microporous Materials
Centro de Investigaciones Químicas, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos, Av. Universidad 1001, Cuernavaca, Mor. C.P. 62209, Mexico
Telefono: 01 (777) 329 79 97 Ext. 6015 Fax: 01 (777) 329 79 97 E-mail: hhopfl@uaem.mx