Applied Organometallic Chemistry

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Editor-in-Chief Cornelis J. Elsevier

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 17/44 (Chemistry Inorganic & Nuclear); 22/71 (Chemistry Applied)

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2013 WINNER – Congratulations to the 2013 Best Publication Award Winners:

Linjun Shao and Chenze Qi

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

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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. Rhodium-catalyzed transfer hydrogenation with aminophosphines and analysis of electrical characteristics of rhodium(I) complex/n-Si heterojunctions

    Murat Aydemir, Yusuf Selim Ocak, Khadichakhan Rafikova, Nurzhamal Kystaubayeva, Cezmi Kayan, Alexey Zazybin, Fatih Ok, Ak��n Baysal and Hamdi Temel

    Article first published online: 15 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3140

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    Rh(I)-cod complexes based on P-NH backbone were easily synthesized and they catalyzed the reduction of acetophenone derivatives. Specifically, [Rh(cod)(PPh2NH-C6H4-4-CH(CH3)2)Cl] catalytic system demonstrate good catalytic activity. Additionally, rhodium(I) complex/n-Si heterojunctions have showed excellent rectifying properties at room temperature.

  2. Basic isoreticular metal–organic framework (IRMOF-3) porous nanomaterial as a suitable and green catalyst for selective unsymmetrical Hantzsch coupling reaction

    Sadegh Rostamnia and Hongchuan Xin

    Article first published online: 14 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3136

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    Catalytically amount of the basic metal-organic framework (IRMOF-3) nanoreactor with organic substrates was found to be an efficient, selective and waste-free green approach for the unsymmetrical Hantzsch coupling reaction. The catalyst can be isolated from the reaction mixture and reused at least 4 times.

  3. Effect of coordination sphere of the copper center and Cu―Cu distance on catechol oxidase and nuclease activities of the copper complexes

    Bin Zheng, Hui Liu, Jie Feng and Jingyan Zhang

    Article first published online: 3 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3138

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    Dinuclear and polynuclear copper complexes were synthesized and all of them exhibit catechol oxidase and nuclease activity. The catechol oxidase activity of complexes 1–6 is low suggesting that the catechol oxidase activity was affected by the coordination environment of the copper center, when Cu-Cu distance is large. Nuclease activity of binuclear complexes is much higher than that of polynuclear complexes, indicating that the planar ligand structure is more critical than the copper coordination sphere and the Cu-Cu distance.

  4. Pd-catalyzed desulfitative Hiyama coupling with sulfonyl chlorides

    Wei Zhang, Fang Liu, Ke Li and Baoli Zhao

    Article first published online: 1 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3139

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    Palladium-catalyzed desulfitative Hiyama cross-coupling reactions of various arylsulfonyl chlorides with aryltriethoxysilane have been achieved in good yields. The reported cross-coupling reactions are tolerant to the common functional groups regardless of electron-withdrawing or electron donating, making these transformations as attractive alternatives to the traditional cross-coupling approaches.

  5. Methoxycarbonylation of olefins catalyzed by palladium(II) complexes containing naphthyl(diphenyl)phosphine ligands

    Santiago Zolezzi, Sergio A. Moya, Gonzalo Valdebenito, Gabriel Abarca, Jose Parada and Pedro Aguirre

    Article first published online: 1 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3137

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    Palladium(II) complexes containing naphthyl(diphenyl)phosphine are precursors of active and selective catalysts in the methoxycarbonylation reaction of several olefins. The best result of olefins used as substrates was obtained with styrene in only 6 hours of reaction with high selectivity towards the branched product.