Surname

Name

Lucia

Maini

Institution name and department

Dipartimento di Chimica “G. Ciamician” Università di Bologna

Position held

 

Associate porfessor

   

Address/Country

Via selmi 2

41026 Bologna- Italy

E-mail

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https://www.unibo.it/sitoweb/l.maini/pubblicazioni

Key words

 

·       Crystal engineering

·       polymorphism

   

·       Coordination polymer based on Cu and Ag

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·       Structure determination

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Areas of Research/Expertise 

 Utilization of sovent-free reaction to obtain new compounds, in particular, new polymorph for organic molecules or API and new co-crystals

Moreover I'm interested on the synthesis and characterization of new MOF structures with a Cu(I) core.

Structure determination from powder diffraction data

   

5 Most representative publications related to mechanochemistry 

(1)               Cappuccino, C.; Farinella, F.; Braga, D.; Maini, L. Mechanochemistry, an Easy Technique to Boost the Synthesis of CuI Pyrazine Coordination Polymers. Cryst. Growth Des. 2019, 19 (8), 4395–4403. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.cgd.9b00192.

(2)                      Maini, L.; Braga, D.; Grepioni, F.; Lampronti, G. I.; Gaglioti, K.; Gobetto, R.; Chierotti, M. R. From Isomorphous to “Anisomorphous” Ionic Co-Crystals of Barbituric Acid upon Dehydration and Return. CrystEngComm 2016, 9, 2950–2967. https://doi.org/10.1039/C6CE00566G.

(3)                      Grifasi, F.; Chierotti, M. R.; Gaglioti, K.; Gobetto, R.; Maini, L.; Braga, D.; Dichiarante, E.; Curzi, M. Using Salt Cocrystals to Improve the Solubility of Niclosamide. Cryst. Growth Des. 2015, 15 (4), 1939–1948. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.cgd.5b00106.

(4)                      Maini, L.; Mazzeo, P. P.; Farinella, F.; Fattori, V.; Braga, D. Mechanochemical Preparation of Copper Iodide Clusters of Interest for Luminescent Devices. Faraday Discuss. 2014, 170 (0), 93–107. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3fd00164d.

(5)                      Chierotti, M. R. M. R.; Ferrero, L.; Garino, N.; Gobetto, R.; Pellegrino, L.; Braga, D.; Grepioni, F.; Maini, L. The Richest Collection of Tautomeric Polymorphs: The Case of 2-Thiobarbituric Acid. Chem. - A Eur. J. 2010, 16 (14), 4347–4358.

https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.200902485.

5 Most representative publications non-related to Mechanochemistry 

Cappuccino, C.; Catalano, L.; Marin, F.; Dushaq, G.; Raj, G.; Rasras, M.; Rezgui, R.; Zambianchi, M.; Melucci, M.; Naumov, P.; et al. Structure–Mechanical Relationships in Polymorphs of an Organic Semiconductor (C4-NT3N). Cryst. Growth Des. 2020, acs.cgd.9b01281. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.cgd.9b01281.

Cappuccino, C.; Canola, S.; Montanari, G.; Lopez, S. G.; Toffanin, S.; Melucci, M.; Negri, F.; Maini, L. One Molecule, Four Colors: Discovering the Polymorphs of a Thieno(Bis)Imide Oligomer. Cryst. Growth Des. 2019, 19 (5), 2594–2603. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.cgd.8b01712.

Zappi, A.; Maini, L.; Galimberti, G.; Caliandro, R.; Melucci, D. Quantifying API Polymorphs in Formulations Using X-Ray Powder Diffraction and Multivariate Standard Addition Method Combined with Net Analyte Signal Analysis. Eur. J. Pharm. Sci. 2019, 130, 36–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejps.2019.01.014.

Cappuccino, C.; Mazzeo, P. P.; Salzillo, T.; Venuti, E.; Giunchi, A.; Della Valle, R. G.; Brillante, A.; Bettini, C.; Melucci, M.; Maini, L. Synergic Approach of X-Ray Powder Diffraction and Raman Spectroscopy for Crystal Structure Determination of 2,3-Thienoimide Capped Oligothiophenes. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20 (5), 3630–3636. https://doi.org/10.1039/C7CP06679A.

Maini, L.; Braga, D.; Farinella, F.; Melotto, E.; Verzini, M.; Brescello, R.; Michieletto, I.; Munari, I. Crystal Forms of Enzalutamide and a Crystal Engineering Route to Drug

   

Purification. Cryst. Growth Des. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.cgd.7b01613.

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https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0703-2617

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Researchgate

 

Scopus profiles

7003919141

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