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Douglas B. Grotjahn

Professor
JDP Advisor, Graduate Admissions Coordinator
CSL 205
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Douglas B. Grotjahn: Publications

Douglas B. Grotjahn Full Publication List

  1. Larsen, Casey R.; Paulson, Erik R.; Erdogan, Gulin; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "A Facile, Convenient, and Green Route to (E)-Propenylbenzene Flavors and Fragrances by Alkene Isomerization." Synlett, 2015, 26, 2462-2466. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1560205
  2. Marelius, David C.; Darrow, Evan H.; Moore, Curtis E.; Golen, James A.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Hydrogen-Bonding Pincer Complexes with Two Protic N-Heterocyclic Carbenes from Direct Metalation of a 1,8-Bis(imidazol-1-yl)carbazole by Platinum, Palladium, and Nickel." Chem. - Eur. J., 2015, 21, 10988-10992. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201501945
  3. Valdez, Ricardo; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Smith, Diane K.; Quintana, Juan M.; Olivas, Amelia.; "Nanosheets of Co-(Ni and Fe) layered double hydroxides for electrocatalytic water oxidation reaction." Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 2015, 10, 10988-10992. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201501945
  4. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Bifunctional catalysts for hydrogen and oxygen chemistry." Prepr. - Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Energy Fuels, 2014, 59, 10988-10992. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201501945
  5. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Larsen, Casey R.; Erdogan, Gulin.; "Bifunctional Catalyst Control of Alkene Isomerization." Top. Catal., 2014, 57, 1483-1489. DOI: 10.1007/s11244-014-0322-4
  6. Nair, Reji N.; van Niekerk, Christoffel; Erdogan, Gulin; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Synthesis, Characterization, Reactivity of η3-allylPd(L)(X), Where X = Cl and L = Imidazolylphosphine and Their Application in Aryl Amination Reactions." Top. Catal., 2014, 57, 1539-1544. DOI: 10.1007/s11244-014-0331-3
  7. Dobereiner, Graham E.; Erdogan, Gulin; Larsen, Casey R.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Schrock, Richard R.; "A One-Pot Tandem Olefin Isomerization/Metathesis-Coupling (ISOMET) Reaction." ACS Catal., 2014, 4, 3069-3076. DOI: 10.1021/cs500889x
  8. Wiener, Erik C.; Abadjian, Marie-Caline; Sengar, Raghvendra; Vander Elst, Luce; Van Niekerk, Christoffel; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Leung, Po Yee; Schulte, Christie; Moore, Curtis E.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Bifunctional Chelates Optimized for Molecular MRI." Inorg. Chem., 2014, 53, 6554-6568. DOI: 10.1021/ic500085g
  9. Erdogan, Gulin; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Supported Imidazolylphosphine Catalysts for Highly (E)-Selective Alkene Isomerization." Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 2818-2821. DOI: 10.1021/ol500327k
  10. Larsen, Casey R.; Erdogan, Gulin; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "General Catalyst Control of the Monoisomerization of 1-Alkenes to trans-2-Alkenes." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 1226-1229. DOI: 10.1021/ja411438d
  11. Arita, Amy J.; Cantada, Janet; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Cooksy, Andrew L.; "Computational Study of the Extensive Role of Heterocyclic Ligands in Acetylene Hydration by a Bifunctional Organometallic Catalyst." Organometallics, 2013, 32, 6867-6870. DOI: 10.1021/om400445n
  12. Marelius, David C.; Bhagan, Salome; Charboneau, David J.; Schroeder, Kristine M.; Kamdar, Jayneil M.; McGettigan, Amanda R.; Freeman, Benjamin J.; Moore, Curtis E.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; Cooksy, Andrew L.; Smith, Diane K.; Paul, Jared J.; Papish, Elizabeth T.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "How Do Proximal Hydroxy or Methoxy Groups on the Bidentate Ligand Affect [(2,2';6',2"-Terpyridine)Ru(N,N)X] Water-Oxidation Catalysts? Synthesis, Characterization, and Reactivity at Acidic and Near-Neutral pH." Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2014, 2014, 676-689. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201300826
  13. Specht, Zephen G.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Moore, Curtis E.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Effects of Hindrance in N-Pyridyl Imidazolylidenes Coordinated to Iridium on Structure and Catalysis." Organometallics, 2013, 32, 6400-6409. DOI: 10.1021/om400758b
  14. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Marelius, David C.; Kamdar, Jayneil M.; Brown, Derek B.; Martin, Jessica K.; Abadjian, Marie-Caline; Tran, Hai N.; Kalyuzhny, Gregory; Vecchio, Kenneth S.; Specht, Zephen G.; Uteuliyev, Maulen M.; Cao, Qinli.; "Behavior of molecular organometallic and inorganic catalysts during water oxidation." Prepr. - Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Energy Fuels, 2013, 58, 6400-6409. DOI: 10.1021/om400758b
  15. Larsen, Casey R.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Stereoselective Alkene Isomerization over One Position [Erratum to document cited in CA157:133200]." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 6400-6409. DOI: 10.1021/ja308091h
  16. Larsen, Casey R.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Stereoselective Alkene Isomerization over One Position." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 10357-10360. DOI: 10.1021/ja3036477
  17. Ma, Wenxue; Chen, Mingshui; Kaushal, Sharmeela; McElroy, Michele; Zhang, Yu; Ozkan, Cengiz; Bouvet, Michael; Kruse, Carol; Grotjahn, Douglas; Ichim, Thomas; Minev, Boris.; "PLGA nanoparticle-mediated delivery of tumor antigenic peptides elicits effective immune responses." Int. J. Nanomed., 2012, 7, 1475-1487. DOI: 10.2147/IJN.S29506
  18. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Brown, Derek B.; Martin, Jessica K.; Marelius, David C.; Abadjian, Marie-Caline; Tran, Hai N.; Kalyuzhny, Gregory; Vecchio, Kenneth S.; Specht, Zephen G.; Cortes-Llamas, Sara A.; Miranda-Soto, Valentin; van Niekerk, Christoffel; Moore, Curtis E.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Evolution of Iridium-Based Molecular Catalysts during Water Oxidation with Ceric Ammonium Nitrate." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 19024-19027. DOI: 10.1021/ja203095k
  19. Specht, Zephen G.; Cortes-Llamas, Sara A.; Tran, Hai N.; van Niekerk, Christoffel J.; Rancudo, Khing T.; Golen, James A.; Moore, Curtis E.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; Dwyer, Tammy J.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Enabling bifunctionality and hemilability of N-heteroaryl NHC complexes." Chem. - Eur. J., 2011, 17, 19024-19027. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201100521
  20. Miranda-Soto, Valentin; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Cooksy, Andrew L.; Golen, James A.; Moore, Curtis E.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "A labile and catalytically active imidazol-2-yl fragment system." Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 19024-19027. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201005100
  21. Nair, Reji N.; Golen, James A.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Unexpected synthesis and structural characterization of Pt(II)Cl2-1,5-hexadiene from reaction of allyl chloride and K2PtCl4." Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2010, 364, 272-274. DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2010.09.006
  22. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Bifunctional organometallic catalysis and reactivity using heterocyclic phosphines and metalated heterocycles." Chem. Lett., 2010, 39, 908-914. DOI: 10.1246/cl.2010.908
  23. Huang, Zhihua; Sengar, Raghvendra S.; Nigam, Archana; Abadjian, Marie-Caline; Potter, Douglas M.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Wiener, Erik C.; "A fluorinated dendrimer-based nanotechnology platform: new contrast agents for high field imaging." Invest. Radiol., 2010, 45, 641-654. DOI: 10.1097/RLI.0b013e3181ee6e06
  24. Erdogan, Gulin; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Catalysis of Selective Hydrogen/Deuterium Exchange at Allylic Positions Using Deuterium Oxide." Top. Catal., 2010, 53, 1055-1058. DOI: 10.1007/s11244-010-9531-7
  25. Nair, Reji N.; Lee, Paul J.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "One-Pot Formation of Functionalized Indole and Benzofuran Derivatives Using a Single Bifunctional Ruthenium Catalyst." Top. Catal., 2010, 53, 1045-1047. DOI: 10.1007/s11244-010-9529-1
  26. Larsen, Casey R.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "New Insights on Kinetic Versus Thermodynamic Ratios in Catalyzed Alkene Isomerization." Top. Catal., 2010, 53, 1015-1018. DOI: 10.1007/s11244-010-9572-y
  27. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Structures, mechanisms, and results in bifunctional catalysis and related species involving proton transfer." Top. Catal., 2010, 53, 1009-1014. DOI: 10.1007/s11244-010-9571-z
  28. Nair, Reji N.; Lee, Paul J.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Single Bifunctional Ruthenium Catalyst for One-Pot Cyclization and Hydration giving Functionalized Indoles and Benzofurans." Chem. - Eur. J., 2010, 16, 1009-1014. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001075
  29. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Kraus, John E.; Amouri, Hani; Rager, Marie-Noelle; Cooksy, Andrew L.; Arita, Amy J.; Cortes-Llamas, Sara A.; Mallari, Arthur A.; Di Pasquale, Antonio G.; Moore, Curtis E.; Liable-Sands, Louise M.; Golen, James D.; Zakharov, Lev N.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Multimodal Study of Secondary Interactions in Cp*Ir Complexes of Imidazolylphosphines Bearing an NH Group." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 7919-7934. DOI: 10.1021/ja906712g
  30. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Heteroatoms moving protons: synthetic and mechanistic studies of bifunctional organometallic catalysis." Pure Appl. Chem., 2010, 82, 635-647. DOI: 10.1351/PAC-CON-09-10-31
  31. O'Brien, Nicole; Jones, S. Tarran; Williams, David G.; Cunningham, H. Brad; Moreno, Kelli; Visentin, Barbara; Gentile, Angela; Vekich, John; Shestowsky, William; Hiraiwa, Masao; Matteo, Rosalia; Cavalli, Amy; Grotjahn, Douglas; Grant, Maria; Hansen, Genevieve; Campbell, Mary-Ann; Sabbadini, Roger.; "Production and characterization of monoclonal anti-sphingosine-1-phosphate antibodies. [Erratum to document cited in CA152:095483]." J. Lipid Res., 2010, 51, 635-647. DOI: 10.1194/jlr.M900048ERR
  32. O'Brien, Nicole; Jones, S. Tarran; Williams, David G.; Cunningham, H. Brad; Moreno, Kelli; Visentin, Barbara; Gentile, Angela; Vekich, John; Shestowsky, William; Hiraiwa, Masao; Matteo, Rosalia; Cavalli, Amy; Grotjahn, Douglas; Grant, Maria; Hansen, Genevieve; Campbell, Mary-Ann; Sabbadini, Roger.; "Production and characterization of monoclonal anti-sphingosine-1-phosphate antibodies." J. Lipid Res., 2009, 50, 2245-2257. DOI: 10.1194/jlr.M900048-JLR200
  33. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Larsen, Casey; Erdogan, Gulin; Gustafson, Jeffery; Sharma, Abhinandini; Nair, Reji.; "Bifunctional catalysis of alkene isomerization and its applications." Chem. Ind. (Boca Raton, FL, U. S.), 2009, 123, 379-387. DOI: 10.1194/jlr.M900048-JLR200
  34. Erdogan, Gulin; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Mild and Selective Deuteration and Isomerization of Alkenes by a Bifunctional Catalyst and Deuterium Oxide." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 10354-10355. DOI: 10.1021/ja903519a
  35. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Bifunctional catalysts and related complexes: structures and properties." Dalton Trans., 2008, 131, 6497-6508. DOI: 10.1039/b809274e
  36. Miranda-Soto, Valentin; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; DiPasquale, Antonio G.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Imidazol-2-yl Complexes of Cp*Ir as Bifunctional Ambident Reactants." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 13200-13201. DOI: 10.1021/ja804713u
  37. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Kragulj, Elijah J.; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D.; Miranda-Soto, Valentin; Lev, Daniel A.; Cooksy, Andrew L.; "Finding the Proton in a Key Intermediate of anti-Markovnikov Alkyne Hydration by a Bifunctional Catalyst." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 10860-10861. DOI: 10.1021/ja803106z
  38. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Zeng, Xi; Cooksy, Andrew L.; Kassel, W. Scott; DiPasquale, Antonio G.; Zakharov, Lev N.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Experimental and Computational Study of the Transformation of Terminal Alkynes to Vinylidene Ligands on trans-(Chloro)bis(phosphine)Rh Fragments and Effects of Phosphine Substituents. [Erratum to document cited in CA147:212016]." Organometallics, 2008, 27, 10860-10861. DOI: 10.1021/om8002569
  39. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Miranda-Soto, Valentin; Kragulj, Elijah J.; Lev, Daniel A.; Erdogan, Guelin; Zeng, Xi; Cooksy, Andrew L.; "Hydrogen-Bond Acceptance of Bifunctional Ligands in an Alkyne-Metal π Complex." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 20-21. DOI: 10.1021/ja0774616
  40. Moussa, J.; Chamoreau, L.-M.; Boubekeur, K.; Amouri, H.; Rager, M. N.; Grotjahn, D. B.; "Synthesis of the Electron-Poor Dicationic Arene Complex [Cp*Ir(η6-p-bis(difluoromethyl)benzene)][BF4]2 and Ring Attack by Hydroxide in Attempted Deprotonation: Synthesis, Structures, and C-H···F Hydrogen Bonding." Organometallics, 2008, 27, 67-71. DOI: 10.1021/om700760y
  41. Kragulj, Elijah J.; Gustafson, Jeffery L.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "A convenient method for regeneration of free thiol from a tert-butyl thioether." Synlett, 2007, 27, 2851-2854. DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-991091
  42. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Larsen, Casey R.; Gustafson, Jeffery L.; Nair, Reji; Sharma, Abhinandini.; "Extensive Isomerization of Alkenes Using a Bifunctional Catalyst: An Alkene Zipper." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 9592-9593. DOI: 10.1021/ja073457i
  43. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Zeng, Xi; Cooksy, Andrew L.; Kassel, W. Scott; DiPasquale, Antonio G.; Zakharov, Lev. N.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Experimental and Computational Study of the Transformation of Terminal Alkynes to Vinylidene Ligands on trans-(Chloro)bis(phosphine)Rh Fragments and Effects of Phosphine Substituents." Organometallics, 2007, 26, 3385-3402. DOI: 10.1021/om700355r
  44. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Gong, Yi; DiPasquale, Antonio G.; Zakharov, Lev N.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Bifunctional Imidazolylphosphine Ligands as Hydrogen Bond Donors Promote N-H and O-H Activation on Platinum." Organometallics, 2006, 25, 5693-5695. DOI: 10.1021/om060880b
  45. Miranda-Soto, Valentin; Perez-Torrente, Jesus J.; Oro, Luis A.; Lahoz, Fernando J.; Martin, M. Luisa; Parra-Hake, Miguel; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Effects of the Heterocycle and Its Substituents on Structure and Fluxionality in Rhodium(I) and Iridium(I) Complexes with the Hindered Thiolates 6-tert-Butylpyridine-2-thiolate and 1-Alkyl-4-tert-butylimidazole-2-thiolate (alkyl = methyl and tert-butyl)." Organometallics, 2006, 25, 4374-4390. DOI: 10.1021/om060317t
  46. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Zeng, Xi; Cooksy, Andrew L.; "Alkyne-to-Vinylidene Transformation on trans-(Cl)Rh(phosphine)2: Acceleration by a Heterocyclic Ligand and Absence of Bimolecular Mechanism." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 2798-2799. DOI: 10.1021/ja058736p
  47. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Bifunctional organometallic catalysts involving proton transfer or hydrogen bonding." Chem. - Eur. J., 2005, 11, 7146-7153. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200500253
  48. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Gong, Yi; Zakharov, Lev; Golen, James A.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Changes in Coordination of Sterically Demanding Hybrid Imidazolylphosphine Ligands on Pd(0) and Pd(II)." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 438-453. DOI: 10.1021/ja054779u
  49. Lev, Daniel A.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "An enzyme-like mechanism involving bifunctional Ru catalysts." Chem. Ind. (Boca Raton, FL, U. S.), 2005, 104, 237-241. DOI: 10.1021/ja054779u
  50. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Lev, Daniel A.; "Enzyme-like acceleration in catalytic anti-Markovnikov hydration of alkynes to aldehydes." Chem. Ind. (Boca Raton, FL, U. S.), 2005, 104, 227-236. DOI: 10.1021/ja054779u
  51. Miranda-Soto, Valentin; Parra-Hake, Miguel; Morales-Morales, David; Toscano, Ruben A.; Boldt, Grant; Koch, Anatol; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "A Binding Pocket for Coordinated Water Formed by the Metal Center and Two Heterocyclic Nitrogens in Chelating Bis-thioethers of the Complexes {CpM[Im'S(CH2)2SIm'](H2O)}2+ (M = Rh, Ir; Im' = 1-alkyl-4-tert-butylimidazol-2-yl)." Organometallics, 2005, 24, 5569-5575. DOI: 10.1021/om050448e
  52. Lev, Daniel A.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Amouri, Hani.; "Reversal of Reactivity in Diene-Complexed o-Quinone Methide Complexes: Insights and Explanations from ab Initio Density Functional Theory Calculations." Organometallics, 2005, 24, 4232-4240. DOI: 10.1021/om0504093
  53. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Halfen, DeWayne T.; Ziurys, Lucy M.; Cooksy, Andrew L.; "Gas-Phase Synthesis, Submillimeter Spectra, and Precise Structure of Monomeric, Solvent-Free CuCH3." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 12621-12627. DOI: 10.1021/ja0490166
  54. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Lev, Daniel A.; "A general bifunctional catalyst for the anti-Markovnikov hydration of terminal alkynes to aldehydes gives enzyme-like rate and selectivity enhancements." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 12232-12233. DOI: 10.1021/ja046360u
  55. Amouri, Hani; Caspar, Regis; Gruselle, Michel; Guyard-Duhayon, Carine; Boubekeur, Kamal; Lev, Daniel A.; Collins, Laura S. B.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Chiral Recognition and Resolution Mediated by π-π Interactions: Synthesis and X-ray Structure of trans-[(Sp,Sp)-bis(CpRu)-carbazolyl][Δ-Trisphat]." Organometallics, 2004, 23, 4338-4341. DOI: 10.1021/om049453t
  56. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Joubran, Camil.; "Oxidative addition of the C-O bond of amino acid esters to Rh(I) forming chelating acyl complexes." Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2004, 357, 3047-3056. DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2004.05.028
  57. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Hoerter, Justin M.; Hubbard, John L.; "Double C-H Activation during Functionalization of Phenyl(methyl)ketene on Iridium(I) Using Alkynes. Synthesis of 1,4-Dien-3-ones." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 8866-8867. DOI: 10.1021/ja048489+
  58. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Van, Sang; Combs, David; Lev, Daniel A.; Schneider, Christian; Incarvito, Christopher D.; Lam, Kim-Chung; Rossi, Gene; Rheingold, Arnold L.; Rideout, Marc; Meyer, Christoph; Hernandez, Genaro; Mejorado, Lupe.; "Substituent Control of Hydrogen Bonding in Palladium(II)-Pyrazole Complexes." Inorg. Chem., 2003, 42, 3347-3355. DOI: 10.1021/ic026104n
  59. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Van, Sang; Combs, David; Lev, Daniel A.; Schneider, Christian; Rideout, Marc; Meyer, Christoph; Hernandez, Genaro; Mejorado, Lupe.; "New Flexible Synthesis of Pyrazoles with Different, Functionalized Substituents at C3 and C5." J. Org. Chem., 2002, 67, 9200-9209. DOI: 10.1021/jo026083e
  60. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Brewster, M. A.; Ziurys, Lucy M.; "The First Precise Molecular Structure of a Monomeric Transition Metal Cyanide, Copper(I) Cyanide." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2002, 124, 5895-5901. DOI: 10.1021/ja0122492
  61. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Incarvito, Christopher D.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Combined effects of metal and ligand capable of accepting a proton or hydrogen bond catalyze anti-Markovnikov hydration of terminal alkynes." Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2001, 40, 3884-3887. DOI: 10.1002/1521-3773(20011015)40:20<3884::AID-ANIE3884>3.0.CO;2-7
  62. Eichberg, Michael J.; Dorta, Rosa L.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Lamottke, Kai; Schmidt, Martin; Vollhardt, K. Peter C.; "Approaches to the Synthesis of (±)-Strychnine via the Cobalt-Mediated [2 + 2 + 2] Cycloaddition: Rapid Assembly of a Classic Framework." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 9324-9337. DOI: 10.1021/ja016333t
  63. Urtel, Heiko; Bikzhanova, Galina A.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Hofmann, Peter.; "Reversible Carbon-Carbon Double Bond Cleavage of a Ketene Ligand at a Single Iridium(I) Center: A Theoretical Study." Organometallics, 2001, 20, 3938-3949. DOI: 10.1021/om010503t
  64. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Collins, Laura S. B.; Wolpert, Marcus; Bikzhanova, Galina A.; Lo, H. Christine; Combs, David; Hubbard, John L.; "First Direct Structural Comparison of Complexes of the Same Metal Fragment to Ketenes in Both C,C- and C,O-Bonding Modes." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 8260-8270. DOI: 10.1021/ja004324z
  65. Grotjahn, D. B.; Van, S.; Combs, D.; Kassel, W. S.; Rheingold, A. L.; "Hydrogen bonding in the crystal structure of bis{3-[(methylthio)methyl]pyrazole}copper(II) perchlorate." J. Inorg. Biochem., 2001, 85, 61-65. DOI: 10.1016/S0162-0134(00)00225-7
  66. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Sheridan, P. M.; Jihad, I. Al; Ziurys, L. M.; "First Synthesis and Structural Determination of a Monomeric, Unsolvated Lithium Amide, LiNH2." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 5489-5494. DOI: 10.1021/ja003422h
  67. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Incarvito, Christopher D.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Highly selective, catalytic anti-Markovnikov hydration of terminal alkynes using metal-ligand cooperativity." Abstracts of Papers, 221st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, April 1-5, 2001, 2001, 123, 5489-5494. DOI: 10.1021/ja003422h
  68. Bikzhanova, Galina; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Urtel, Heiko; Hofmann, Peter; Concolino, Thomas; Lam, Kim-Chung; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Studies of reversible interconversion of iridium ketene and carbene-CO complexes." Abstracts of Papers, 221st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, April 1-5, 2001, 2001, 123, 5489-5494. DOI: 10.1021/ja003422h
  69. Boldt, Grant E.; Combs, David; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Rheingold, Arnold. L.; Incarvito, Chris.; "Complexation and synthesis of new organic ligands with proton donating groups for the hydrolysis of peptide bonds." Abstracts of Papers, 221st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, April 1-5, 2001, 2001, 123, 5489-5494. DOI: 10.1021/ja003422h
  70. Van, Sang; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Combs, David; Concolino, Thomas; Lam, Kim-Chung; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Synthesis and characterization of dimeric palladium complexes with bridging pyrazole ligands." Abstracts of Papers, 221st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, April 1-5, 2001, 2001, 123, 5489-5494. DOI: 10.1021/ja003422h
  71. Lev, Daniel A.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Lam, Matthew; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Studies of hydrogen bonding interactions in transition metal complexes." Abstracts of Papers, 221st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, April 1-5, 2001, 2001, 123, 5489-5494. DOI: 10.1021/ja003422h
  72. Hernandez, Genaro; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Van, Sang; Combs, David; Bikzhanova, Galina; Boldt, Grant E.; Vazquez, Eric.; "Thioether ligands and complexes capable of hydrogen bonding." Abstracts of Papers, 221st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, April 1-5, 2001, 2001, 123, 5489-5494. DOI: 10.1021/ja003422h
  73. Vazquez, Eric; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Bikzhanova, Galina.; "Synthesis and characterization of phosphine ligands and their ketene complexes." Abstracts of Papers, 221st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, April 1-5, 2001, 2001, 123, 5489-5494. DOI: 10.1021/ja003422h
  74. Amouri, Hani; Vaissermann, Jacqueline; Rager, Marie Noelle; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Rhodium-Stabilized o-Quinone Methides: Synthesis, Structure, and Comparative Study with Their Iridium Congeners." Organometallics, 2000, 19, 5143-5148. DOI: 10.1021/om0005598
  75. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Albers, Ronald J.; Beckman, Jacob.; "Preparation of iminium salts from acetals." Synlett, 2000, 19, 633-634. DOI: 10.1055/s-2000-6630
  76. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Lo, H. Christine; Dinoso, Jason; Adkins, Charles D.; Li, Chunbang; Nolan, Steven P.; Hubbard, John L.; "Studies of the Synthesis and Thermochemistry of Coordinatively Unsaturated Chelate Complexes (η5-C5Me5)IrL2 (L2 = TsNCH2CH2NTs, TsNCH2CO2, CO2CO2)." Inorg. Chem., 2000, 39, 2493-2499. DOI: 10.1021/ic990870l
  77. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Bikzhanova, Galina A.; Collins, Laura S. B.; Concolino, Thomas; Lam, Kin-Chung; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "Controlled, Reversible Conversion of a Ketene Ligand to Carbene and CO Ligands on a Single Metal Center." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2000, 122, 5222-5223. DOI: 10.1021/ja000243r
  78. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Pesch, T. C.; Brewster, M. A.; Ziurys, L. M.; "Synthesis of CH3K in the Gas Phase: Structural and Mechanistic Trends for Monomeric, Unsolvated CH3M and HCCM (M = Li, Na, K)." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2000, 122, 4735-4741. DOI: 10.1021/ja993136+
  79. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Combs, David; Van, Sang; Aguirre, Gerardo; Ortega, Fernando.; "Synthesis and Structure of Isomeric Palladium(II)-Pyrazole Chelate Complexes with and without an N-H Group as Hydrogen Bond Donor." Inorg. Chem., 2000, 39, 2080-2086. DOI: 10.1021/ic990995q
  80. Amouri, Hani; Vaissermann, Jacqueline; Rager, Marie Noelle; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Stable o-Quinone Methide Complexes of Iridium: Synthesis, Structure, and Reversed Reactivity Imparted by Metal Complexation." Organometallics, 2000, 19, 1740-1748. DOI: 10.1021/om000073r
  81. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Bikzhanova, Galina A.; Hubbard, John L.; "Phosphine Loss from Bis(phosphine)rhodium(I) η2-(C,O)-Diphenylketene Complexes Leading to η4-(C4) Coordination and Fluxionality of the Ketene." Organometallics, 1999, 18, 5614-5619. DOI: 10.1021/om990593q
  82. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Joubran, Camil; Combs, David.; "Controlled oxidative addition of amino acid esters to Rh(I)." J. Organomet. Chem., 1999, 589, 115-121. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-328X(99)00311-3
  83. Grotjahn, D. B.; "Arene-selective peptide and protein derivatization." Coord. Chem. Rev., 1999, 190-192, 1125-1141. DOI: 10.1016/S0010-8545(99)00161-7
  84. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Apponi, Aldo J.; Brewster, Matthew A.; Xin, Ju; Ziurys, Lucy M.; "Structures of solvent-free, monomeric LiCCH, NaCCH, KCCH." Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 1998, 37, 2678-2681. DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-3773(19981016)37:19<2678::AID-ANIE2678>3.0.CO;2-6
  85. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Joubran, Camil; Combs, David; Brune, Daniel C.; "High Arenophilicity and Water Tolerance in Direct Derivatization of Peptides and Proteins by Metal π-Coordination." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1998, 120, 11814-11815. DOI: 10.1021/JA982602C
  86. Allen, M. D.; Pesch, T. C.; Robinson, J. S.; Apponi, A. J.; Grotjahn, D. B.; Ziurys, L. M.; "The pure rotational spectrum of LiCH3 (X~ 1A)." Chem. Phys. Lett., 1998, 293, 397-404. DOI: 10.1016/S0009-2614(98)00810-0
  87. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Pesch, T. C.; Xin, J.; Ziurys, L. M.; "Structure of Solvent-Free, Monomeric CH3Li and CH3Na." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1997, 119, 12368-12369. DOI: 10.1021/JA972613Q
  88. Lo, H. C.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Selective C-C Bond Formation on the First Ketene-Alkyne Complexes." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1997, 119, 2958-2959. DOI: 10.1021/JA963750A
  89. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Zhang, Xiaowei.; "Favoring alkene insertion over β-hydride elimination: aqueous media and ligands enable a double Heck reaction on a substrate for which β-hydride elimination is possible." J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem., 1997, 116, 99-107. DOI: 10.1016/S1381-1169(96)00139-2
  90. Grotjahn, D. B.; Lo, H. C.; "Ruthenium Alkoxycarbene Complexes from an Acetal Function by C-O Bond Cleavage and Alcohol Elimination." Organometallics, 1996, 15, 2860-2862. DOI: 10.1021/OM9603171
  91. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Lo, H. C.; Groy, Thomas L.; "Chloro(propionyl-C)[2(1H)-pyridonato-N,O]bis[tris(1-methylethyl)phosphine]iridium(III)." Acta Crystallogr., Sect. C: Cryst. Struct. Commun., 1996, C52, 516-19. DOI: 10.1107/S0108270195010997
  92. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Lo, Huiyue C.; Groy, Thomas L.; "Chlorohydrido[2(1H)-pyridonato-N,O]bis[tris(1-methylethyl)phosphine]iridium(III)." Acta Crystallogr., Sect. C: Cryst. Struct. Commun., 1996, C52, 300-2. DOI: 10.1107/S0108270195003507
  93. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Zhang, Xiaowei.; "Aqueous media in the intramolecular Heck reaction." NATO ASI Ser., Ser. 3, 1995, 5, 123-5. DOI: 10.1107/S0108270195003507
  94. Grotjahn, D. B.; Lo, H. C.; "Reactivity of η2-(C,O)-Bound Ir-Ketene Complexes: A 1,3-Hydride Shift Is a Hydride Walk by Way of an Enol Complex." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1996, 118, 2097-8. DOI: 10.1021/JA9532392
  95. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Joubran, Camil; Hubbard, John L.; "Highly Stereoselective Formation of Cp*IrCl Complexes of N,N-Dimethylamino Acids." Organometallics, 1996, 15, 1230-5. DOI: 10.1021/OM9507890
  96. Grotjahn, D. B.; Lo, H. C.; "Fragmentation of 2-Pyridyl Esters Gives both η2(C,O)- and η2(C,C)-Bound Ketene Ligands on ClIr[P(i-Pr)3]2." Organometallics, 1995, 14, 5463-5. DOI: 10.1021/om00012a004
  97. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Joubran, Camil.; "Facile Oxidative Addition of Rhodium(I) to the Acyl-Oxygen Bond of 2-((Diphenylphosphino)methyl)quinolin-8-ol Acetate." Organometallics, 1995, 14, 5171-7. DOI: 10.1021/om00011a039
  98. Grotjahn, D. B.; Groy, T. L.; "Formation and Structure of Coordinatively Unsaturated CpIr-Amino Acid Complexes. Kinetic and Thermodynamic Control in Highly Diastereoselective Complexation Reactions." Organometallics, 1995, 14, 3669-82. DOI: 10.1021/om00008a014
  99. Grotjahn, D. B.; Groy, T. L.; "Formation of Coordinatively Unsaturated Cp*Ir-Amino Acid Complexes and Their Highly Diastereoselective Complexation Reactions." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1994, 116, 6969-70. DOI: 10.1021/ja00094a075
  100. Kouvetakis, J.; Grotjahn, Douglas; Becker, Paul; Moore, Stephen; Dupon, Ryan.; "Synthesis of Ethynyl-Substituted Precursors to Carbon-Nitrogen-Sulfur Extended Structures: Reactions of C3N3F3 and C2N2SCl2 with Alkali-Metal (Trimethylsilyl)acetylides." Chem. Mater., 1994, 6, 636-9. DOI: 10.1021/cm00041a014
  101. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Vollhardt, K. Peter C.; "Cobalt-mediated [2 + 2 + 2] cycloaddition of alkynes to the enamine double bond: a formal total synthesis of γ-lycorane." Synthesis, 1993, 6, 579-605. DOI: 10.1055/s-1993-25910
  102. Grotjahn, D. B.; Kroll, F. E. K.; Schaefer, T.; Harms, K.; Doetz, K. H.; "Reactions of complex ligands. 45. (Acylamino)carbene complexes: synthesis, structure, and reactivity." Organometallics, 1992, 11, 298-310. DOI: 10.1021/om00037a052
  103. Grotjahn, D. B.; Doetz, K. H.; "Carbene complexes of chromium bearing nitrogen substituents." Synlett, 1991, 11, 381-90. DOI: 10.1055/s-1991-20736
  104. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Vollhardt, K. Peter C.; "An unprecedented propellane-to-spirofused skeletal rearrangement upon oxidative demetalation of cyclopentadienyl cobalt-complexed polycyclic dienes: synthesis of a pentacyclic, potential precursor to strychnine." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1990, 112, 5653-4. DOI: 10.1021/ja00170a047
  105. Doetz, Karl Heinz; Grotjahn, Douglas; Harms, Klaus.; "Reactions of complex ligands. XXXVIII. Diacylation of aminocarbene complexes to 2-azaallenyl complexes." J. Organomet. Chem., 1989, 375, 5653-4. DOI: 10.1021/ja00170a047
  106. Doetz, Karl Heinz; Grotjahn, Douglas; Harms, Klaus.; "Reactions of complex ligands. 37. Activated Fischer-type aminocarbene complexes: synthesis, structure and annulation reactions." Angew. Chem., 1989, 101, 1425-7. DOI: 10.1021/ja00170a047
  107. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Vollhardt, K. Peter C.; "Cobalt-mediated [2 + 2 + 2] cycloadditions of alkynes to the indole 2,3-double bond: an extremely facile entry into the novel 4a,9a-dihydro-9H-carbazole nucleus." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1986, 108, 2091-3. DOI: 10.1021/ja00268a060
  108. Repke, David B.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Shulgin, Alexander T.; "Psychotomimetic N-methyl-N-isopropyltryptamines. Effects of variation of aromatic oxygen substituents." J. Med. Chem., 1985, 28, 892-6. DOI: 10.1021/jm00145a007
  109. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Synthesis and characterization of 5H-1,3-dioxolo[4,5-f]indoleethylamines." J. Heterocycl. Chem., 1983, 20, 1031-6. DOI: 10.1002/jhet.5570200438
  110. Andersen, Niels H.; McCrae, David A.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Gabhe, Satish Y.; Theodore, Louis J.; Ippolito, Robert M.; Sarkar, Tarun K.; "The use of metalloids (trimethylsilyl-, trialkylstannyl-) as protected carbanions. Selective activation and new cyclization processes." Tetrahedron, 1981, 37, 4069-79. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4020(01)93282-X
  111. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Andersen, Niels H.; "Carbocyclizations employing 2-silyl-1,3-dithianes." J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1981, 37, 306-7. DOI: 10.1039/c39810000306
  112. Andersen, Niels H.; Duffy, Patrick F.; Denniston, Alan D.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Dithiane chemistry. III. The addition of Grignard reagents to substituted ketene dithioacetals." Tetrahedron Lett., 1978, 37, 4315-18. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(01)95212-8
  113. Miranda-Soto, Valentin; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Cooksy, Andrew L.; Golen, James A.; Moore, Curtis E.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "A Labile and Catalytically Active Imidazol-2-yl Fragment System" Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, 2010, 37, 4315-18. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(01)95212-8
  114. Specht, Zephen G.; Cortes-Llamas, Sara A.; Tran, Hai N.; van, Niekerk Christoffel J.; Rancudo, Khing T.; Golen, James A.; Moore, Curtis E.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; Dwyer, Tammy J.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Enabling bifunctionality and hemilability of N-heteroaryl NHC complexes" Chemistry, 2011, 17, 6606-9. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(01)95212-8
  115. Miranda-Soto, Valentin; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Cooksy, Andrew L.; Golen, James A.; Moore, Curtis E.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; "A labile and catalytically active imidazol-2-yl fragment system" Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, 2011, 50, 631-5. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(01)95212-8
  116. Nair, Reji N.; Lee, Paul J.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; "Single bifunctional ruthenium catalyst for one-pot cyclization and hydration giving functionalized indoles and benzofurans" Chemistry, 2010, 16, 7992-5. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(01)95212-8

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