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2024

  1. Mechanochemical synthesis, characterization and reactivity of a room-temperature stable calcium electride, A. Bowles, J. Quirk, Y. Liu, G. Morritt, M. Freitag, G. Whitehead, A. Woodward, A. Brookfield, C. Goodwin, D. Collison, F. Tuna, C. L. McMullin, E. Lu, F. Ortu, Research Square, 2024, pre-print. DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-4655560/v1

  2. Pathway to a Molecular Calcium Methyl, K. G. Pearce, S. E. Neale, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, M. S. Hill, Chem. Commun., 2024, online. DOI: 10.1039/d4cc02930e

  3. Alkali Metal Reduction of Crown Ether Encapsulated Alkali Metal Cations, K. G. Pearce, S. E. Neale, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, M. S. Hill, Chem. Commun., 2024, online. DOI: 10.1039/D4CC02725F

  4. Mixing and matching N,N- and N,O-chelates in anionic Mg(I) compounds: synthesis and reactivity with RN=C=NR and CO, A. O'Reilly, M. D. Haynes, Z. R. Turner, C. L. McMullin, S. Harder, D. O'Hare, J. R. Fulton, M. P. Coles, Chem. Commun., 2024, 60, 7204-7207. DOI: 10.1039/d4cc02594f

  5. The Borylamino-diborata-allyl Anion, H. T. W. Shere, H.-Y. Liu, S. E. Neale, M. S. Hill, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, Chem. Sci., 2024, 15, 7999-8007. DOI: 10.1039/D4SC01953A

  6. [{SiNDipp}MgNa]2: a Potent Molecular Reducing Agent, H.-Y. Liu, S. E. Neale, M. S. Hill, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, E. Richards, Organometallics, 2024, 8, 879-888. DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.4c00076

  7. Twinned versus Linked Organometallics - Bimetallic "Half-Baguette" Pentalenide Complexes of Rh(I), H. J Sanderson, G. Kociok-Köhn, C. L. McMullin, U. Hintermair, Dalton Trans., 2024, 53, 5881-5899. DOI: 10.1039/D3DT04325H

  8. Stabilisation of the [SiH6]2– Anion within a Supramolecular Assembly, R. Huo, A. J. Armstrong, G. R. Nelmes, D. J. Lawes, A. J. Edwards, C. L. McMullin, J. Hicks, Chem. Eur. J., 2024, e202400662. DOI: 10.1002/chem.202400662

  9. Aluminyl derived ethene functionalization with heteroallenes, leading to an intramolecular ligand rearrangement, A. O'Reilly, M. G. Gardiner, C. L. McMullin, J. R. Fulton, M. P. Coles, Chem. Commun., 2024, 60, 881. DOI: 10.1039/D3CC05785B

2023

  1. Alkali Metal Reduction of Alkali Metal Cations, K. G. Pearce, H.-Y. Liu, S. E. Neale, H. M. Goff, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, M. S. Hill, Nature Comm., 2023, 14, 8147. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-43925-5

  2. Reductive Coupling of a Diazoalkane Derivative Promoted by a Potassium Aluminyl and Elimination of Dinitrogen to Generate a Reactive Aluminium Ketimide, M. J. Evans, M. D. Anker, C. L. McMullin, M. P. Coles, Chem. Eur. J., 2023, 29, e202302903. DOI: 10.1002/chem.202302903 selected as a Hot Paper.

  3. A Computational Study into the Mechanism of B–B Bond Cleavage in a Magnesium(II) Diboranate Complex, C. L. McMullin, S. E. Neale, G. L. Young, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2023, 27, e20230039. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.202300393

  4. Complexes Containing Discrete In–Pn bonds (Pn = Pnictide, Sb / Bi), M. D. Anker, A. O'Reilly, C. L. McMullin, M. P. Coles, Polyhedron, 2023, 246, 116695. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2023.116695

  5. Pinacol Cross-Coupling Promoted by an Aluminyl Anion, A. O'Reilly, M. J. Evans, C. L. McMullin, J. R. Fulton, M. P. Coles, Chem. Eur. J., 2023, 30, e202302999. DOI: 10.1002/chem.202302999

  6. Seven-membered Cyclic Diamidoalumanyls of the Heavier Alkali Metals: Structures and C-H activation of Arenes, M. S. Hill, H.-Y. D. Liu, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, R. Schwamm, Organometallics, 2023, 42, 2881-2892. DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.3c00323

  7. Reactions of a P-N Stabilised Aluminium Dihydride with Ruthenium Hydride Complexes, A.-F. Pecharman, R. L. Falconer, E. Owen, M. J. Cowley, J. P. Lowe, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, M. K. Whittlesey, Polyhedron, 2023, 243, 116531. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2023.116531

  8. A Blueprint for the Stabilisation of Sub-valent Alkaline Earth Complexes, A. Bowles, Y. Liu, M. Stevens, I. Vitorica-Yrezabal, C. L. McMullin, F. Ortu, Chem. Eur. J., 2023, 29, e202301850. DOI: 10.1002/chem.202301850

  9. Controlled Reductive C-C Coupling of Isocyanides Promoted by an Aluminyl Anion, M. J. Evans, M. D. Anker, M. P. Coles, C. L. McMullin, Chem. Sci., 2023, 14, 6278-6288. DOI: 10.1039/D3SC01387A

  10. Li vs Na: Divergent Reaction Patterns between Organolithium and Organosodium Complexes and Ligand-Catalyzed Ketone/Aldehyde Methylenation, N. Davison, C. L. McMullin, L. Zhang, S.-X. Hu, P. G. Waddell, C. Willis, C. Dixon, E. Lu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2023, 145, 6562-6576. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.3c01033

  11. Cooperative Dihydrogen Activation at a Na(I)2/Mg(I)2 Ensemble, M. S. Hill, H.-Y. Liu, S. E. Neale, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, B. L. Morrison, Chem. Commun., 2023, 59, 3846-3849. DOI: 10.1039/D3CC00710C

  12. On the Barton Copper-Catalyzed C3-Arylation of Indoles using Triarylbismuth bis(trifluoroacetate) Reagents, A. Fnaiche, B. Bueno, C. L. McMullin, A. Gagnon, ChemPlusChem, 2023, e202200465. DOI: 10.1002/cplu.202200465 - article selected for cover, check out the cover profile here.

  13. Structural Snapshots of an Al–Cu Bond-Mediated Transformation of Terminal Acetylenes, H.-Y. Liu, S. E. Neale, M. S. Hill, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, Chem. Sci., 2023, 14, 2866-2876. DOI: 10.1039/D3SC00240C

  14. Lithium, Tin(II), and Zinc Amino-Boryloxy Complexes: Synthesis and Characterization, A. J. Straiton, C. L. McMullin, G. Kociok-Köhn, C. L. Lyall, J. D. Parish, A. L. Johnson, Inorg. Chem., 2023, 62, 2576-2591. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.2c03108

  15. Synthesis and Reactivity of Calcium Diborane(6) and Diboranate Derivatives, M. S. Hill, H. T. W. Shere, S. E. Neale, M. F. Mahon, A. S. S. Wilson, C. L. McMullin, ZAAC, 2023, e202200376. DOI: 10.1002/zaac.202200376

  16. Selective hydroboration of electron-rich isocyanates by an NHC-copper(I) alkoxide, L. E. English, T. M. Horsley Downie, C. L. Lyall, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, S. E. Neale, C. M. Saunders, D. J. Liptrot, Chem. Commun., 2023, 59, 1074-1077. DOI: 10.1039/D2CC04742J

  17. Reduction of Na+ within a {Mg2Na2} Assembly, H.-Y. Liu, S. E. Neale, M. S. Hill, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, E. Richards, Angew. Chem., 2023, 62, e2022136. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202213670

  18. A room-temperature stable electride and its reactivity: reductive benzene/pyridine couplings and solvent-free Birch reductions, N. Davison, J. A. Quirk, F. Tuna. D. Collison, C. L. McMullin, H. Michaels, G. H. Morritt, P. G. Waddell, J. A. Gould, M. Freitag, J. A. Dawson, E. Lu, Chemistry, 2022, 9, 576-591. DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2022.11.006

2022

  1. Structure and Reactivity of [Ru-Al] and [Ru-Sn] Heterobimetallic PPh3-Based Complexes, C. Issac, F. Miloserdov, A-F. Pecharman, J. Lowe, C. L. McMullin, M. K. Whittlesey, Organometallics, 2022, 41, 2716-2730. DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.2c00344

  2. Diverse Reactivity of a Magnesium Silanide toward Ketones, M. S. Hill, B. Okokhere-Edeghoghon, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, Chem. Commun., 2022, 58, 10711-10714. DOI: 10.1039/D2CC03966D

  3. Isolating elusive 'Al(μ-O)M' intermediates in CO2 reduction by bimetallic Al–M complexes (M = Zn, Mg), M. J. Evans, G. Iliffe, S. E. Neale, C. L. McMullin, J. R. Fulton, M. D. Anker, M. P. Coles, Chem. Commun., 2022, 58, 10091-10094. DOI: 10.1039/D2CC04028J

  4. White Phosphorus Reduction and Oligomerization by a Potassium Diamidoalumanyl, M. S. Hill, M. F. Mahon, S. E. Neale, K. G. Pearce, R. J. Schwamm, C. L. McMullin, Z.A.A.C., 2022, e202200224. DOI: 10.1002/zaac.202200224

  5. Carbon-Chalcogen Bond Formation Initiated by [Al(NONDipp)(E)]- Anions Containing Al-E (E = S, Se) Multiple Bonds, M. J. Evans, M. D. Anker, C. L. McMullin, S. E. Neale, N. A. Rajabi, M. P. Coles, Chem. Sci., 2022, 13, 4635-4646. DOI: 10.1039/d2sc01064j

  6. A Terphenyl Supported Dioxophosphorane Dimer: the Light Congener of Lawesson's and Wollins' Reagents, L. E. English, A. Pajak, C. L. McMullin, J. P. Lowe, M. F. Mahon, D. J. Liptrot, Chem. Eur. J., 2022, e202200376. DOI: 10.1002/chem.202200376

  7. Potassium Aluminyl Promoted Carbonylation of Ethene, M. J. Evans, S. E. Neale, M. D. Anker, C. L. McMullin, M. P. Coles, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2022, e202117396. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202117396

  8. On the reactivity of Al-group 11 (Cu, Ag, Au) bonds, H.-Y. Liu, S. E. Neale, M. S. Hill, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, Dalton Trans., 2022, 51, 3913-3924. DOI: 10.1039/D2DT00404F

  9. Rubidium and caesium aluminyls: synthesis, structures and reactivity in C–H bond activation of benzene, T. X. Gentner, M. J. Evans, A. R. Kennedy, S. E. Neale, C. L. McMullin, M. P. Coles, R. E. Mulvey, Chem. Commun., 2022, 58, 1390-1393. DOI: 10.1039/d1cc05379e

  10. Isocyanate Deoxygenation by a Molecular Magnesium Silanide, B. Okokhere-Edeghoghon, S. E. Neale, M. S. Hill, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, Dalton Trans., 2022, 51, 136-144. DOI: 10.1039/D1DT03775G

2021

  1. Controlling Al−M Interactions in Group 1 Metal Aluminyls (M = Li, Na, and K). Facile Conversion of Dimers to Monomeric and Separated Ion Pairs, M. J. Evans, M. D. Anker, M. G. Gardiner, C. L. McMullin, M. P. Coles, Inorg. Chem., 2021, 60, 18423-18431. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c03012

  2. Reductive Dimerization of CO by a Na/Mg(I) Diamide, H.-Y. Liu, R. J. Schwamm, S. E. Neale, M. S. Hill, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 17851-17856. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c09467

  3. Dihydrogen Activation by Lithium- and Sodium-Aluminyls, M. J. Evans, M. D. Anker, C. L. McMullin, S. E. Neale, M. P. Coles, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021, 60, 22289-22292. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202108934

  4. Seven-membered Cyclic Potassium Diamidoalumanyls, M. S. Hill, R. J. Schwamm, H.-Y. Liu, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, N. A. Rajabi, Chem. Eur. J., 2021, 27, 14971-14980. DOI: 10.1002/chem.202102682

  5. Ambiphilic Al–Cu Bonding, M. S. Hill, H.-Y. Liu, R. J. Schwamm, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, N. A. Rajabi, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021, 60, 14390-14393. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202104658

  6. DFT Calculations Bring Insight to Internal Alkyne-to-Vinylidene Transformations at Rhodium PNP- and PONOP-Pincer Complexes, N. A. Rajabi, C. L. McMullin, RSC Adv., 2021, 11, 11793-11803. DOI: 10.1039/d0ra08764e

  7. Double insertion of CO2 into an Al–Te multiple bond, M. J. Evans, M. D. Anker, C. L. McMullin, N. A. Rajabi, M. P. Coles, Chem. Commun., 2021, 57, 2673-2676. DOI: 10.1039/D0CC07448A

2020

  1. Phosphinoborane interception at magnesium by borane-assisted phosphine-borane dehydrogenation, L. J. Morris, N. A. Rajabi, M. S. Hill, I. Manners, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 14584-14591. DOI: 10.1039/D0DT03415K

  2. The First Ring-Expanded NHC-Copper(I) Phosphides as Catalysts in the Highly Selective Hydrophosphination of Isocyanates, T. M. Horsley Downie, J. W. Hall, T. P. Collier Finn, D. J. Liptrot, J. P Lowe, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, M. K. Whittlesey, Chem. Commun., 2020, 56, 13359-13362. DOI: 10.1039/D0CC05694D

  3. Nucleophilic Magnesium Silanide and Sila-amidinate Derivatives, B. Okokhere-Edeghoghon, M. Dehmel, M. S. Hill, R. Kretschmer, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, L. J. Morris, N. A. Rajabi, Inorg. Chem., 2020, 59, 13679-13689. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c02034

  4. Synthesis and reactivity of alkaline-earth stannanide complexes by hydride-mediated distannane metathesis and organostannane dehydrogenation, L. J. Morris, N. A. Rajabi, M. F. Mahon, I. Manners, C. L. McMullin, M. S. Hill, Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 10523-10534. DOI: 10.1039/d0dt02406f

  5. [BO2]- as a Synthon for the Generation of Boron-centred Carbamate and Carboxylate Isostere, A.-F. Pécharman, M. S. Hill, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2020, 32, 13628-13632. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202005674

  6. New Carbon-Carbon Bond Forming Reactions Promoted by Aluminyl and Alumoxane Anions: Introducing the Ethenetetraolate Ligand, M. D. Anker, C. L. McMullin, N. A. Rajabi, M. P. Coles, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2020, 59, 12806-12810. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202005301

  7. A stable Calcium Alumanyl, R. J. Schwamm, M. P. Coles, M. S. Hill, M. F. Mahon, C. L. McMullin, N. A. Rajabi, A. S. S. Wilson, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2020, 59, 3928-3932. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201914986

  8. Reductive Dehydrocoupling of Diphenyltin Dihydride with LiAlH4: Selective Synthesis and Structures of the First Bicyclo[2.2.1]heptastannane-1,4-diide and Bicyclo[2.2.2]octastannane-1,4-diide, B. G. Steller, R. C. Fischer, M. Flock, M. S. Hill, D. J. Liptrot, C. L. McMullin, N. A. Rajabi, K. Tieflinga, A. S. S. Wilson, Chem. Commun., 2020, 56, 336-339. DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07976A

2019

  1. Copper Catalyzed sp3 C-H α-Acetylation, O. E. Okoromoba, E. S. Jang, C. L. McMullin, T. R. Cundari, T. H. Warren, ChemRxiv, 2019, online. ChemRxiv: chemrxiv.org/s/bc877e4cf0d159355162

  2. Azulene-Derived Fluorescent Probe for Bioimaging: Detection of Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species by Two-Photon Microscopy, L. C. Murfin, M. Weber, S. J. Park, W. T. Kim, C. M. Lopez-Alled, C. L. McMullin, F. Pradaux-Caggiano, C. L. Lyall, G. Kociok-Kohn, J. Wenk, S. D. Bull, J. Yoon, H. M Kim, T. D. James, S. E. Lewis, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 19389-19396. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b09813

  3. Calcium Stannyl Formation by Organostannane Dehydrogenation, L. J. Morris, M. S. Hill, I. Manners, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, N. A. Rajabi, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 12964-12967. DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07289F

  4. Oxygen Atom Transfer and P(V) Reduction by Heterolytic Diborane Activation, A.-F. Pécharman, N. A. Rajabi, M. S. Hill, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 9035-9038. DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04294F

  5. A Computational Study on the Identity of the Active Catalyst Structure for Ru(II) Carboxylate Assisted C—H Activation in Acetonitrile, C. L. McMullin, N. A. Rajabi, J. S. Hammerton, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2019, 17, 6678-6686. DOI: 10.1039/C9OB01092K

  6. Understanding Electronic Effects on Carboxylate-Assisted C-H Activation at Ruthenium: The Importance of Kinetic and Thermodynamic Control, R. A. Alharis, C. L. McMullin, D. L. Davies, K. Singh, S. A. Macgregor, Faraday Discuss., 2019, 220, 386-403. DOI: 10.1039/C9FD00063A

  7. Snapshots of Magnesium-Centred Diborane Heterolysis by an Outer Sphere SN2 Process, A.-F. Pécharman, M. S. Hill, G. McMullon, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, Chem. Sci., 2019, 10, 6672-6682. DOI: 10.1039/C9SC02087J

  8. The Importance of Kinetic and Thermodynamic Control when Assessing Mechanisms of Carboyxlate-Assisted C-H Activation, R. A. Alharis, C. L. McMullin, D. L. Davies, K. Singh, S. A. Macgregor, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 8896-8906. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b02073

  9. Azulenes with aryl substituents bearing pentafluorosulfanyl groups: Synthesis, spectroscopic and halochromic properties, S. J. Webster, C. M. López-Alled, X. Liang, C. L. McMullin, G. Kociok Köhn, C. L. Lyall, T. D. James, J. Wenk, P. J. Cameron, S. E. Lewis, New J. Chem., 2019, 43, 992-1000. DOI: 10.1039/C8NH05520C

2018

  1. Magnesium-Mediated Nucleophilic Borylation of Carbonyl Electrophiles, A.-F. Pécharman, M. S. Hill, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, Organometallics, 2018, 37, 23, 4457-4464. DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00408

2017

  1. Azulene–boronate esters: colorimetric indicators for fluoride in drinking water, C. M. Lopez-Alled, A. Sanchez-Fernandez, K. J. Edler, A. C. Sedgwick, S. D. Bull, C. L. McMullin, G. Kociok-Kohn, T. D. James, J. Wenkae, S. E. Lewis, Chem. Comm., 2017, 53, 12580-12583. DOI: 10.1039/c7cc07416f

  2. Magnesium Boryl Reactivity with 9-BBN and Ph3B: Rational B-B' Bond Formation and Diborane Isomerization, A.-F. Pécharman, M. S. Hill, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 16363-16366. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201709902

  3. Ruthenium-Catalyzed para-Selective C-H Alkylation of Aniline Derivatives, J. A. Leitch, C. L. McMullin, A. J. Paterson, M. F. Mahon, Y. Bhonoah, C. G. Frost, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 15131-15135. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201708961

  4. α-halo Carbonyls Enable meta Selective Primary, Secondary, Tertiary C-H Alkylations by Ruthenium Catalysis, A. J. Patterson, C. J. Heron, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, N. J. Press, C. G. Frost, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, 15, 5993-6000. Selected as one of 2017's Hot Advance Articles in Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. DOI: 10.1039/C7OB01192J

  5. Computational Studies of Carboxylate-Assisted C-H Activation and Functionalization at Group 8-10 Transition Metal Centers, D. L. Davies, S. A. Macgregor, C. L. McMullin, Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (13), 8649-8709. This article is part of the CH Activation special issue. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00839

  6. Large, weakly-basic, bis(carboranyl)phosphines: An experimental and computational study, L. E. Riley, T. Kraemer, C. L. McMullin, D. Ellis, G. M. Rosair, I. B. Sivaev, A. J. Welch, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 5218-5228. DOI: 10.1039/C7DT00485K

  7. Remote C-6 Selective Ruthenium-Catalyzed C-H Alkylation of Indole Derivatives via σ-Activation, J. Leitch, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, Y. Bhonoah, C. G. Frost, ACS Catal., 2017, 7, 2616-2636. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b00038

  8. Easy Access to Nucleophilic Boron through Diborane to Magnesium Boryl Metathesis, A.-F. Pecharman, A. L. Colebatch, M. S. Hill, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, C. Weetman, Nature Comm., 2017, 8, 15022. DOI: 10.1038/NCOMMS15022

2016

  1. Ruthenium(II) Catalyzed C-H Functionalization Using the Oxazolidinone Heterocycle as a Weakly Coordinating Directing Group: Experimental and Computational Insights, J. A. Leitch, P. B. Wilson, C. L. McMullin, M. F. Mahon, Y. Bhonoah, I. H. Williams, C. G. Frost, ACS Catal., 2016, 6, 5520-5529. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b01370

2015

  1. Experimental and DFT Studies Explain Solvent Control of C-H Activation and Product Selectivity in the Rh(III)-Catalyzed Formation of Neutral and Cationic Heterocycles, D. L. Davies, C. E. Ellul, S. A. Macregor, C. L. McMullin, K. Singh, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 9659-9669. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b04858

  2. Combined Experimental and Computational Investigations of Rhodium-Catalysed C-H Functionalisation of Pyrazoles with Alkenes, A. G. Algarra, D. L. Davies, Q. Khamker, S. A. Macgregor, C. L. McMullin, K. Singh, B. Villa-Marcos, Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 3087-3096. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201405550

2014

  1. Computed Ligand Effects on the Oxidative Addition of Phenyl Halides to Phosphine Supported Palladium(0) Catalysts, C. L. McMullin, N. Fey, J. N. Harvey, Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 13545-13556. DOI: 10.1039/C4DT01758G

  2. Copper(II) Anilides in sp3 C-H Amination, E. S. Jang, C. L. McMullin, M. Käß, K. Meyer, T. R. Cundari, T. H. Warren, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 10930-10940. DOI: 10.1021/ja5026547

  3. Cobalt PCP Pincer Complexes via an Unexpected Sequence of Ortho Metalations, M. A. Kent, C. H. Woodall, M. F. Haddow, C. L. McMullin, P. G. Pringle, D. F. Wass, Organometallics, 2014, 33, 5686-5692. DOI: 10.1021/om500079j

  4. Combined Experimental and Computational Investigations of Rhodium- and Ruthenium-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization of Pyrazoles with Alkynes, A. G. Algarra, W. B Cross, D. L. Davies, Q. Khamker, S. A. Macgregor, C. L. McMullin, K. Singh, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 1954-1970. DOI: 10.1021/jo402592z

  5. The Challenge of Palladium-Catalyzed Aromatic Azidocarbonylation: From Mechanistic and Catalyst Deactivation Studies to a Highly Efficient Process, F. M. Miloserdov, C. L. McMullin, M. M. Belmonte, J. Benet-Buchholz, V. I. Bakhmutov, S. A. Macgregor, V. V. Grushin, Organometallics, 2014, 33, 736-752. DOI: 10.1021/om401126m

  6. Unexpectedly High Barriers to M-P Rotation in Tertiary Phobane Complexes: PhobPR Behavior That Is Commensurate with tBu2PR, J. M. Lister, M. Carreira, M. F. Haddow, A. Hamilton, C. L. McMullin, A. G. Orpen, P. G. Pringle, T. E. Stennett, Organometallics, 2014, 33, 702-714. DOI: 10.1021/om400980e

  7. Correlations of the Structural Properties of a Complete R2PX Series (X = Hydrogen or Halogen), J. P. Hopewell, C. L. McMullin, P. G. Pringle, T. A. Shuttleworth, C. H. Woodall, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2014, 10, 1843-1849. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201301483

2013

  1. Dehydrogenative Boron Homocoupling of an Amine-Borane, H. C. Johnson, C. L. McMullin, S. D. Pike, S. A. Macgregor, A. S. Weller, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 9776-9780. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201304382

  2. N,N-Diphospholylamines - A New Family of Ligands for Highly Active, Chromium-Based, Selective Ethene Oligomerisation Catalysts, T. E. Stennett, T. W. Hey, L. T. Ball, S. R. Flynn, J. E. Radcliffe, C. L. McMullin, R. L. Wingad, D. F. Wass, ChemCatChem, 2013, 5, 2946-2954. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201300306

  3. Complete Methane-to-Methanol Catalytic Cycle: A DFT Study of Oxygen Atom Transfer from N2O to Late-row (M = Ni, Cu, Zn) β-Diketiminate C-H Activation Catalysts, C. L. McMullin, A. W. Pierpont, T. R. Cundari, Polyhedron, 2013, 52, 945-956. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2012.07.019

2012

  1. Reaction of CuI with Dialkyl Peroxides: CuII-Alkoxides, Alkoxy Radicals, and Catalytic C-H Etherification, R. T. Gephart III, C. L. McMullin, N. G. Sapiezynski, E. S. Jang, M. J. B. Aguila, T. R. Cundari, T. H. Warren, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134 (42), 17350-17353. DOI: 10.1021/ja3053688

  2. Catalytic Hydroarylation of Ethylene Using TpRu(L)(NCMe)Ph (L = 2,6,7-Trioxa-1-phosphabicyclo[2,2,1]heptane): Comparison to TpRu(L')(NCMe)Ph Systems (L' = CO, PMe3, P(pyr)3, or P(OCH2)3CEt), E. E. Joslin, C. L. McMullin, T. B. Gunnoe, T. R. Cundari, Michal Sabat, W. H. Myers, Organometallics, 2012, 31 (19), 6851-6860. DOI: 10.1021/om300676e

  3. C-H functionalization Reactivity of a Nickel-imide, S. Wiese, J. L. McAfee, D. R. Pahls, C. L. McMullin, T. R. Cundari, T. H. Warren, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134 (24), 10114-10121. DOI: 10.1021/ja302149k

  4. Coordination Chemistry of 4-methyl-2,6,7-trioxa-1-phosphabicyclo[2,2,1]heptane: Preparation and Characterization of Ru(II) Complexes, E. E. Joslin, T. B. Gunnoe, M. Sabat, C. L. McMullin, T. R. Cundari, W. H. Myers, Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51 (8), 4791-4801. DOI: 10.1021/ic300109b

  5. Stable Fluorophosphines: Predicted and Realized Ligands for Catalysis, N. Fey, M. Garland, J. P. Hopewell, C. L. McMullin, S. Mastroianni, A. G. Orpen, P. G. Pringle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 118-122. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201105954

2011

  1. Organometallic reactivity: the role of metal–ligand bond energies from a computational perspective, N. Fey, B. M. Ridgway, J. Jover, C. L. McMullin, J. N. Harvey, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 11184-11191. DOI: 10.1039/C1DT10909J

  2. Chiral palladacycles based on resorcinol monophosphite ligands: the role of the meta-hydroxyl in ligand C–H activation and catalysis, R. B. Bedford, Y.-N. Chang, M. F. Haddow, C. L. McMullin, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 9042-9050. DOI: 10.1039/C1DT10357A

  3. Tuning ligand structure in chiral bis(phosphite) and mixed phosphite–phosphinite PCP-palladium pincer complexes, R. B. Bedford, Y.-N. Chang, M. F. Haddow, C. L. McMullin, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 9034-9041. DOI: 10.1039/C1DT10356C

  4. Diphosphanes derived from phobane and phosphatrioxa-adamantane: similarities, differences and anomalies, D. L. Dodds, J. Floure, M. Garland, M. F. Haddow, T. R. Leonard, C. L. McMullin, A. G. Orpen, P. G. Pringle, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 7137-7146. DOI: 10.1039/C1DT10335K

  5. Cyclopropenylidene carbene ligands in palladium catalysed coupling reactions: carbene ligand rotation and application to the Stille reaction, R. Chotima, T. Dale, M. Green, T. W. Hey, C. L. McMullin, A. Nunns, A. G. Orpen, I. V. Shishkov, D. F. Wass, R. L. Wingad, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 5316-5323. DOI: 10.1039/C1DT10109A

  6. Cage Phosphinites: Ligands for Efficient Nickel-Catalyzed Hydrocyanation of 3-Pentenenitrile, I. S. Mikhel, M. Garland, J. Hopewell, S. Mastroianni, C. L. McMullin, A. G. Orpen, and P. G. Pringle, Organometallics, 2011, 30 (5), 974-985. DOI: 10.1021/om101023e

  7. N,N'-Bis(diphenylphosphino)diaminophenylphosphine Ligands for Chromium-Catalyzed Selective Ethylene Oligomerization Reactions, A. Dulai, C. L. McMullin, K. Tenza, and D. F. Wass, Organometallics, 2011, 30 (5), 935-941. DOI: 10.1021/om100912y

2010

  1. Accurate modelling of Pd(0) + PhX oxidative addition kinetics, C. L. McMullin, J. Jover, J. N. Harvey, N. Fey, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 10833-10836. DOI: 10.1039/C0DT00778A

  2. Is Restricted M-P Bond Rotation A Common Feature of Enantioselective Monophos Catalysts? An Example of Restricted Rh-P Bond Rotation in a Secondary Phosphine Complex, P. Jankowski, C. L. McMullin, I. D. Gridnev, A. G. Orpen, P. G. Pringle, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2010, 21, 1206-1209. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetasy.2010.06.005

  3. Computational Study of PtBu3 as Ligand in the Palladium-Catalysed Amination of Phenylbromide with Morpholine, C. L. McMullin, B. Ruehle, M. Besora Bonet, N. Fey, A. G. Orpen, J. N. Harvey, J. Mol. Cat. A, 2010, 324, 48-55. DOI: 10.1016/j.molcata.2010.02.030

  4. Further Advances in Chromium Diphosphine Trimerization Catalysis, L. E. Bowen, M. Charernsuk, T. W. Hey, C. L. McMullin, A. G. Orpen, D. F. Wass, Dalton Trans., 2010, 560-567. DOI: 10.1039/b913302j

  5. Subtlety in asymmetric catalyst structure: the resolution of a weakly chiral phospha-adamantane and its applications in asymmetric hydrogenation catalysis, J. Hopewell, P. Jankowski, C. L. McMullin, A. G. Orpen, P. G. Pringle, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 100-102. DOI: 10.1039/b916359j

2009

  1. A Ligand Knowledge Base for Carbenes (LKB-C): Maps of Ligand Space, N. Fey, M. F. Haddow, J. N. Harvey, C. L. McMullin, A. G. Orpen, Dalton Trans., 2009, 8183-8196. DOI: 10.1039/b909229c

  2. Rhodium Complexes of Cyclopropenylidene Carbene Ligands: Synthesis, Structure, and Hydroformylation Catalysis, M. Green, C. L. McMullin, G. J. P. Morton, A. G. Orpen, D. F. Wass, R. L. Wingad, Organometallics, 2009, 28 (5), 1476-1479. DOI: 10.1021/om801031a

 

Book Chapters

  1. Computational Studies of Heteroatom-Assisted C-H Activation at Ru, Rh, Ir and Pd as a Basis for Heterocycle Synthesis and Derivatization
    K. J. T. Carr, S. A. Macgregor and C. L. McMullin,
    in Transition-metal catalysed heterocycle synthesis via C-H activation, p.1-44. Wiley-VCH.
    ISBN: 978-3-527-33888-7

  2. Computational Studies on Heteroatom-Assisted C-H Activation and Functionalization at Group 8 and 9 Metal Centres
    K. J. T. Carr, S. A. Macgregor and C. L. McMullin,
    in Topics in Organometallic Chemistry, p.1-24. Springer.
    DOI: 10.1007/3418_2015_125

  3. Modelling and Rationalizing Organometallic Chemistry with Computation: Where are we?
    L. Perrin, K. J. T. Carr, D. MacKay, C. L. McMullin, S. A. Macgregor and O. Eisenstein,
    in Structure and Bonding, p.1-37. Springer.
    DOI: 10.1007/2F430_2015_176

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