Dr. Carmen Reyes Mateo Martínez

Professor of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, Universidad Miguel Hernandez


Molecular and Cellular Design


Molecular Recognizement and Protein Engineering

Fluorescent Sensor Group

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  • Application of fluorescence spectroscopy to the biophysical characterization of biological systems in non-conventional environments.
  • Fluorescent biosensor development.
  • Characterization of macromolecular interactions.


  • Previous positions: Fellowship from Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, Instituto de Química Física, CSIC, Madrid. Spain. 1986-1989.
  • Postdoctoral positions:
    1. Laboratoire pour l’utilisation du rayonnement electromagnetique (L.U.R.E.-CNRS- Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France. Time-resolved fluorescence experiments using synchrotron radiation: application to the characterization of biological systems. (1990-1993).
    2. Instituto de Química Física “Rocasolano”, CSIC, Madrid, Spain. Spectroscopic characterization of new fluorescent probes for biological applications (1994-1996).
  • PhD in Chemistry, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (Director: Dr. A. Ulises Acuña), 1989.
  • Degree in Chemistry.


Martínez-Tomé M.J., et al. (2010)

Biomacromolecules, DOI: 10.1021/bm100123t

Formation of complexes between the conjugated polyelectrolyte poly{[9,9-bis(6′-n,n,ntrimethylammonium) hexyl]fluorene-phenylene} bromide (HTMA-PFP) and human serum albumin.

Esquembre, R., et al. (2009)

Journal of Physical Chemistry, DOI: 10.1021/jp9019443

Biophysical and functional characterization of an ion channel Peptide confined in a sol-gel matrix.

Salinas-Castillo, A., et al. (2008)

Biosensors and Bioelectronics, DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2008.07.052

Immobilization of a trienzymatic system in a sol-gel matrix: A new fluorescent biosensor for xanthine.

Pastor I., et al. (2008)

The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, DOI: 10.1021/jp805368s

Effect of sol-gel confinement on the structural dynamics of the enzyme bovine Cu,Zn superoxide dismutase.

Esquembre R., et al. (2007)

The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, DOI: 10.1021/jp068685y

Fluorescence study of the fluidity and cooperativity of the phase transitions of zwitterionic and anionic liposomes confined in sol-gel glasses.


Production of new polymer liquid crystals capable of having an interaction with liposomes

Inventores: M.M. Pérez-Méndez and C.R. Mateo.
Proprietor: CSIC.
Date of publication: 23.07.1998
Nº: WO/1998/031347.
International Application Nº: PCT/ES1998/000005.