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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    Barahman Movassagh, Fatemeh S. Parvis and Mozhgan Navidi

    Article first published online: 19 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3246

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    A heterogeneous Pd(II) salen complex anchored to multi-walled carbon nanotubes (Pd-Salen@MWCNTs) was used as a catalyst for Heck and Hiyama couplings.

  2. One-pot synthesis of polyfluoroterphenyls via palladium-catalyzed Suzuki–Miyaura coupling of chlorobromobenzene and C[BOND]H bond functionalization of perfluoroarenes

    Xiaowei Ma, Ningning Gu, Yan Liu, Ping Liu, Jianwei Xie, Bin Dai and Zhiyong Liu

    Article first published online: 17 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3248

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    An efficient tandem route for the synthesis of polyfluoroterphenyl derivatives has been developed using Pd-catalyzed three-component coupling reaction involving direct C[BOND]H activation of perfluoroarenes.

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    Péter Bata, Ferenc Notheisz, Peter Kluson and Ágnes Zsigmond

    Article first published online: 17 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3247

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    CTH reaction of differently substituted aldehydes and ketones were studied using iron phthalocyanine catalyst, in order to alternate the typically used rare transition metals (Ir, Rh, Ru) by easily available and less expensive metal. During this study iron phthalocyanine was proven to be an efficient hydrogenation catalyst and the anchored version of it was also prepared. The immobilized iron phthalocyanine showed similar activity in CTH reaction of carbonyl compounds and it was easy to handle and possible to recycle.

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    Article first published online: 17 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3243

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    A simple and green synthesis of palladium nanoparticles, using the aqueous extract of herbal tea (Stachys lavandulifolia) has been described. Moreover, the Pd-NPs stabilized by S. lavandulifolia extract were applied in the Suzuki cross-coupling reactions in water at mild conditions.

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    Neutral binuclear and mononuclear ruthenium complexes with bis(nicotinate)- or bis(isonicotinate)-polyethylene glycol esters and ethylene glycol monomethyl ether nicotinate, respectively, were synthesized and characterized. Stability of the binuclear complexes in the presence of DMSO was studied, as well as the formation of a cationic complex. Ligand precursors and ruthenium(II) complexes were tested for their in vitro cytotoxicity against five tumour cell lines.