Applied Organometallic Chemistry

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2014 WINNER – Congratulations to the 2014 Best Publication Award Winners:

Rosenani A. Haque, Muhammad Adnan Iqbal, Srinivasa Budagumpi, Mohamed B. Khadeer Ahamed, Amin M. S. Abdul Majid and Noorhafizah Hasanudin

Best Publication Award 2014

Binuclear meta-xylyl-linked Ag(I)-N-heterocyclic carbene complexes of N-alkyl/aryl-alkyl-substituted bis-benzimidazolium salts: synthesis, crystal structures and in vitro anticancer studies

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Winner AOC Best Paper Award 2013:

Linjun Shao (left), Jie Liu, Yuhang Ye, Chenze Qi (right) and Xian-Man Zhang

Polyacrylonitrile fiber mat-supported palladium catalyst for Mizoroki-Heck reaction in aqueous solution

Winner AOC Best Paper Award 2012:

An alternative CuCI-piperidine-catalyzed oxidative homocoupling of terminal alkynes affording 1,3-diynes in air
Ruimao Hua, Qingwei Zheng and Youzhi Wan from the Tsinghua University, Beijing , People’s Republic of China

Winner AOC Best Paper Award 2011:

Hemilabile-coordinated copper promoted amination of aryl halides with ammonia in aqueous ethylene glycol under atmosphere pressure
Zhennü Guo, Jiayi Guo, Ying Song, Limin Wang, Gang Zou East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Winner AOC Best Paper Award 2010:

Conversion of carbon dioxide to cyclic carbonates using diimine Ru(ll) complexes as catalysts
Mahmut Ulusoy, Engin Cetinkaya, Bekir Cetinkaya Department of Chemistry, Ege University, Turkey

Winner AOC Best Paper Award 2009:

Modifying the Structure of Dinuclear Ruthenium Complexes with Antitumor Activity
Maria G. Mendoza-Ferri¹, Christian G. Hartinger¹, Alexey A. Nazarov¹, Wolfgang Kandioller¹, Kay Severin² and Bernhard K. Keppler¹. ¹ University of Vienna, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Austria. ² Institut des Sciences et Ingénierie Chimiques, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

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  1. A versatile method for the synthesis of diaryl and alkyl aryl ketones via palladium-catalysed cross-coupling reaction of arylboronic acids with acyl chlorides

    Fatemeh Rafiee and Abdol R. Hajipour

    Article first published online: 23 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3269

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    The catalytic activity of (BeDABCO)2Pd2Cl6 catalyst was investigated in the synthesis of diaryl and alkyl aryl ketones via cross-coupling reactions of various acyl halides with arylboronic acids.

  2. SnS and SnS2thin films deposited using a spin-coating technique from intramolecularly coordinated organotin sulfides

    Tomáš Řičica, Lukáš Střižík, Libor Dostál, Marek Bouška, Milan Vlček, Ludvík Beneš, Tomáš Wágner and Roman Jambor

    Article first published online: 23 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3267

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    Application of intramolecularly coordinated organotin(II) sulfide ({2,6-(Me2NCH2)2C6H3}Sn)2(μ-S) (1), organotin(II) thiophenolate {2,6-(Me2NCH2)2C6H3}Sn(SPh) (2) and organotin(IV) heptasulfide {2,6-(Me2NCH2)2C6H3}2Sn2S7 (3) as potential single-source precursors (SSPs) for deposition of SnS or SnS2 thin films using a spin-coating method is reported. While 1 is not a suitable SSP, 2 and 3 were successfully applied for the preparation of amorphous semiconducting thin films of SnS and SnS2, respectively.

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    Article first published online: 23 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3257

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    With the intention of developing new kinds of platinum metallic antitumor drugs which can take full advantages of the merits of oxaliplatin, dinuclear platinum complexes and intercalative interactions, four novel dinuclear platinum complexes with a chiral tetradentate ligand, (1R,1′R,2R,2′R)-N1,N1′-(1,2-phenylenebis(methylene))dicyclohexane-1,2-diamine, were designed, synthesized and characterized, and their in vitro cytotoxicity against four human cancer cell lines was evaluated. Results indicate that compound H4 will be a promising lead compound for further biological evaluations.

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    Article first published online: 15 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3266

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    Article first published online: 15 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3263

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    A new CuCl2/PPh3-catalyzed arylation of imidazo[1,2-b]thiazoles and thiazoles with aryl iodides has been developed. Preliminary mechanistic studies of this arylation are also reported. This protocol provides a straightforward and operationally simple method for the synthesis of trisubstituted imidazo[1,2-b]thiazoles and trisubstituted thiazoles.