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Journal Publications
  1. De-Botton, S.; Filippov, O.A.; Shubina, E.S.; Belkova, N.V. and Gelman, D. (2020) “Regioselective Isomerization of Terminal Alkenes Catalyzed by a PC(sp3)P Pincer Complex with a Hemilabile Pendant Arm” ChemCatChem. In press.

  2. Kirkina, V.A.; Silantyev, G.A.; De-Botton, S.; Filippov, O.A.; Titova, E.M.; Pavlov, A.A.; Belkova, N.V.; Epstein, L.M.; Gelman, D. and Shubina, E.S. (2020) "Stereoisomerism as an Origin of Different Reactivities of Ir(III) PC(sp3)P Pincer Catalysts" Inorg. Chem. 59:11962-11975.

  3. Kirkina, V.A.; Osipova, E.S.; Filippov, O.A.; Silantyev, G.A.; Gelman, D.; Shubina, E.S. and Belkova, N. A. (2020) "Dehydrogenation of amine–boranes catalyzed by a PC(sp3)P pincer iridium complex" Mendeleev Commun. 30: 276-278.

  4. Singh, A. and Gelman, D. (2020) "Cooperative reactivity in the carbometalated pincer-type complexes possessing appended functionality" ACS Catal. 10: 1246-1255.

  5. Biniuri, Y.; Shpilt, Z.; Albada, B.; Vázquez-González, M.; Wolff, M.; Hazan, C.; Golub, E.; Gelman, D. and Willner, I. (2020) “A Bis‐Zn²+‐Pyridyl‐Salen‐Type Complex Conjugated to the ATP‐Aptamer: An ATPase Mimicking Nucleoapzyme” ChemBioChem 21:53-58.

  6. Gelman, D.; Hey-Hawkins, E. and Singh, A. (2020) PC(sp3)P “Cooperative reactivity by pincer-type complexes possessing secondary coordination sphere.” Topics Organomet. Chem. In press.

  7. Mujahed, S.; Valentini, F.; Cohen, S.; Vaccaro, L. and Gelman, D. (2019) “Efficient, Recoverable, and Durable Polymer-anchored Bifunctional Pincer Catalysts for Chemoselective Transfer Hydrogenation and Related Reactions.” ChemSusChem, 12:4693-4699.

  8. Vaccaro, L.; Valentini, F.; Kozell, V.; Petrucci, C.; Marrocchi, A.; Gu, Y. and Gelman D. (2019) “Formic acid, a biomass-derived source of energy and hydrogen for biomass upgrading.” Energy Environ.Sci. 12:2646-2664

  9. Cohen, S; Bilyachenko, A. N. and Gelman, D.  (2019) “Bifunctional Pincer Catalysts for Chemoselective Transfer Hydrogenation and Related Reactions.” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 27:3203-3209. Invited Manuscript.

  10. Cohen, O.; Avnir, D. and Gelman, D. (2019) “Optical rotation kinetics study of the poly-condensation of chiral sol-gel precursors. JSST, 90:149 - 154.

  11. De-Botton, S.; Cohen, S.; and Gelman, D. (2018) “Iridium PC(sp3)P Pincer Complexes Bearing Hemilabile Pendant Arms: Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Activity.” Organometallics 37:1324-1330.

  12. Zoabi, A.; S Santiago, M.; Gelman, D.; Rosenblatt, C.; Avnir, D.; Abu-Reziq, R. (2018) "Chiral Polymeric Nanocapsules and Their use for Conformational Deracemization of Liquid Crystals." J. Phys. Chem A, 122:17936-17941.

  13. Cohen, O.; Ferris, A.; Adkins, R.; Lemieux, R.; Avnir, D.; Gelman, D. and Rosenblatt, C. (2018) "Chiral Organosilica Particles and Their Use as Inducers of Conformational Deracemization of Liquid Crystal Phases" ChemPhysLett. 696:112-118.

  14. Kisets, I. and Gelman, D. (2018) “Carbometalated Complexes Possessing a Tripod (pseudo)-C3-Symmetric Triptycene-Based Ligand” Organometallics 37:526-529.

  15. Biniuri, Y.; Albada, B.; Wolff, M.; Golub, E.; Gelman, D. and Willner, I. (2018) “Metal Ion Complex/Aptamer Conjugates: Nucleoapzymes Mimicking Catechol Oxidase” ACS Catal. 8:1801-1809.

  16. Cohen, O.; Abu-Reziq, R. and Gelman, D. (2017) “New chiral organosilane precursors for the synthesis of chiral periodic mesoporous organosilicas” Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 28:1675-1685.

  17. Cohen, S.; Borin, V.; Schapiro, I.; Musa, S.; De-Botton, S.; Belkova, N.V. and Gelman, D. (2017) “New Ir(III)-PC(sp3)P Bifunctional Catalysts for Additive-Free Production of H2 by Dehydrogenation of Formic Acid: Experimental and Theoretical Study” ACS Catal. 7:8139-8146.

  18. Warratz, S.; Burns, D. J.; Zhu, C.; Korvarapun, K.; Rogge, T.; Scholz, J.; Joos, C.; Gelman, D. and Ackermann, L. (2017) “meta-C-H Bromination on Purine Bases by Heterogeneous Ruthenium Catalysts” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 56:1557-1560.

  19. De-Botton, S.; Romm, R.; Bensoussan, G.; Hitrik, M.; Musa, S. and Gelman, D. (2016) “Coordination Versatility of the p-Hydroquinone-functionalized Dibenzobarrelene-based PC(sp3)P Pincer Ligands” Dalton Trans. 45:16040-16046. Invited manuscript.

  20. Ballerini, E.; Maggi, R.; Pizzo, F.; Piermatti, O; Gelman, D. and Vaccaro, L. (2016) “An Efficient and Waste-Minimized One-Pot Procedure for the Preparation of N-Boc-γ-amino Alcohols Starting from α,β-Unsaturated Ketones in Flow” Org. Process Res. Dev., 20:474–479.

  21. Zell, D.; Warratz, S.; Gelman, D.; Garden, S. J. and Ackermann, L. (2016) “Single-​Component Phosphinous Acid Ruthenium(II) Catalysts for Versatile C​H Activation by Metal-​Ligand Cooperation” Chem. – Eur. J. 22:1248-1252.

  22. Silantyev, G. A.; Titova, E. M.; Filippov, O. A.; Gutsul, E. I.; Gelman, D. and Belkova, N. V. (2015) “Hydrogen bonds, coordination isomerism, and catalytic dehydrogenation of alcohols with the bifunctional iridium pincer complex (HOCH2)2PCsp3P)IrHCl” Russ. Chem. Bull. 46:2806-2810.

  23. Musa, S.; Ghosh, A.; Vaccaro, L.; Ackermann, L. and Gelman, D. (2015) "Efficient E-Selective Transfer Semihydrogenation of Alkynes by Means of Ligand-Metal Cooperating Ruthenium catalyst" Adv. Synth. Catal. 357: 2351-2357. Dedicated to Prof. Stephen L. Buchwald.

  24. Ballerini, E.; Curini, M.; Gelman, D.; Lanari, D.; Piermatti, O.; Pizzo, F.; Santoro, S. and Vaccaro, L. (2015) “Waste Minimized Multistep Preparation in Flow of β-Amino Acids Starting from α,β-Unsaturated Carboxylic Acids” ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 3: 1221–1226.

  25. Moselage, M.; Sauermann, N.; Koeller, J.; Liu, W.; Gelman, D. and Ackermann, L. (2015) “Cobalt(III)-Catalyzed Allylation with Allyl Acetates by C-H/C-O Cleavage” SynLett 26: 1696-1600. Dedicated to Prof. Peter Vollhardt.

  26. Ismalaj, E.; Strappaveccia, G.; Ballerini, E.; Elisei, F.; Piermatti, O.; Gelman, D. and Vaccaro, L. (2014) “γ-​Valerolactone as a Renewable Dipolar Aprotic Solvent Deriving from Biomass Degradation for the Hiyama Reaction” ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 2: 2461-2497.

  27. Silantyev, G.A.; Filippov, O.A.; Musa, S.; Gelman, D.; Natalia V. Belkova, N.V.; Weisz, K.;  Epstein, L.M. and  Shubina, E.S. (2014) "Conformational Flexibility of Dibenzobarrelene-Based PC(sp3)P Pincer Iridium Hydride Complexes: the Role of Hemilabile Functional Groups and External Coordinating Solvents" Organometallics,  33: 5964–5973.

  28. Cohen, O.; Grossman, O.; Vaccaro, L. and Gelman, D. (2014) “Synthesis of Chiral Nonracemic PC(sp3)P Pincer Ligands” J. Organomet. Chem. 750:13-16.

  29. Musa, S.; Filippov, O. A.; Belkova, N. V.; Shubina, E. S.; Silantyev, G. A.; Ackermann L. and Gelman, D. (2013) "Ligand-Metal Cooperating PC(sp3)P Pincer Complexes as Catalysts in Olefin Hydroformylation" Chem. – Eur. J. 19:16906-16909.

  30. Musa, S.; Ackermann, L. and Gelman, D. (2013) "Dehydrogenative Cross-Coupling of Primary and Secondary Alcohols" Adv. Synth. Catal. 355: 3077-3080.

  31. Musa, S.; Fronton, S.; Vaccaro, L. and Gelman, D. (2013) Bifunctional Ru(II) PCP Pincer Complexes and Their Catalytic Activity in Acceptorless Dehydrogenative reactions Organometallics 32: 3069-3073.

  32. Gelman, D. and Romm, R. (2013) PC(sp3)P Transition Metal Pincer Complexes: Properties and Catalytic Applications. Top. Organomet. Chem. 40:289-317. Invited manuscript.

  33. Strappaveccia, G.; Lanari, D.; Gelman, D.; Pizzo, F.; Rosati, O.; Curini, M. and Vaccaro, L. (2013) "Efficient synthesis of cyanohydrin trimethylsilyl ethers via 1,2-chemoselective cyanosilylation of carbonyls" Green Chem. 15:199-204.

  34. Musa, S. and Gelman, D. (2012) "Coordination Versatility of C(sp3)-Hybridized Pincer Ligands toward Ligand-Metal Cooperative Catalysis" ACS Catal. 2:2456-2466.

  35. Moradov, D.; Rubinstein, A.; Gelman, D. and Srebnik, M. (2012) "Molybdenum-Mediated
    Deconjugation of α,β-Unsaturated Fused-Cyclopentenone Phosphonates

  36. Oded, K.,S Mussa, S.; Gelman, D. and Blum, J. (2012) "Dehydrogenation of Alcohols under Ambient Atmosphere by a Recyclable Sol-Gel Encaged Iridium Pincer Catalyst" Catalysis Commun. 20:68-70.

  37. Musa, S.; Shpruhman, A. and Gelman, D. (2012) "New PC(sp3)P Pincer Complexes of Platinum" J. Organomet. Chem. 699:92-95.

  38. Musa, S.; Shaposhnikov, I.; Cohen, S. and Gelman, D. (2011) "Ligand-Metal Cooperation in PCP Pincer Complexes: Rational Design and Catalytic Activity in Acceptorless Dehydrogenation of Alcohols."  Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 50: 3533-3537.

  39. Romm, R.; Musa, S.; Kozuch, S. and Gelman, D. (2011) "New Possible Mode of Metal-Ligand Cooperation in PCP Pincer Complexes." Dalton Trans. 40:8760-8763. Invited manuscript.

  40. Zastrow, Z.; Tharagyan, S.; Ahmed, S. A.; Haase, P.; Seedorff, S.; Gelman, D.; Galoppini, K. and Rück-Braun, K. (2010) Efficient Preparation of Photoswitchable Dithienylethene-linker-conjugates by Palladium-catalyzed Coupling Reactions of Terminal Alkynes with Thienyl Chlorides and Other Aryl Halides. Chem. – Asian  J. 5: 1202-1212.

  41. Kaganovsky, L.; Rueck-Braun, K.  and Gelman, D.  (2010) New Trans-Chelated Palladium Complex as a Catalyst for Methoxycarbonylation of Aryl Bromides and Iodides. J. Organomet. Chem. 695:260-266.

  42. Azerraf, C. and Gelman, D. (2009) New Shapes of PC(sp3)P Pincer Complexes. Organometallics 28: 6578-6584.

  43. Levi, R.; Azerraf, C.; Gelman, D.; Rueck-Braun, K. and Kapoor, P. (2009) Cyclometalated Phosphine-Based Ir(III) Pincer Complex as a Catalyst for Oppenauer-Type Oxidation of Alcohols. Catalysis Commun. 11: 298-301.

  44. Azerraf, C.; Shpruhman, A. and Gelman, D. (2009) Diels-Alder Cycloaddition as a New Approach Toward Stable PC(sp3)P-Metalated Compounds. Chem. Commun. 466-468.

  45. Azerraf, C. and Gelman, D. (2008) Exploring the Reactivity of C(sp3)-Cyclometalated Ir(III) Compounds in Hydrogen Transfer Reactions. Chem. – Eur. J. 14:10364-10368.

  46. Kaganovsky, L.; Cho, K.-B. and Gelman, D. (2008) New Trans-Chelating Ligands, Their Complexes and Catalytic Properties in Mizoroki-Heck Arylation of Cyclohexene. Organometallics 27:5139-5145.

  47. Grossman, O.; Rueck-Braun, K. and Gelman, D. (2008). Trans-Spanned Palladium Catalyst for Mild and Efficient Amination of Aryl Halides. Synthesis 537-542. 56.

  48. Penn, L.; Shpruhman, A. and Gelman, D. (2007). Enantioselective Oxidative Heck Type Reaction of Arylboronic Acids with 2,3-Dihydrofuran. J. Org. Chem. 72:3875-3879.

  49. Azerraf, C.; Grossman, O. and Gelman, D. (2007). Rigid Trans-Spanning Triptycene-Based Ligands: How Flexible They Can Be? J. Organomet. Chem. 692:761-767.

  50. Azerraf, C.; Cohen, S. and Gelman, D. (2006). Roof-Shaped Halide-Bridged Bimetallic Complexes via Ring Expansion Reaction. Inorg. Chem. 45:7010-7017.

  51. Grossman, O. and Gelman, D. (2006). Novel Trans-Spanned Palladium Complexes as Efficient Catalysts in Mild and Amine-Free Cyanation of Aryl Bromides under Air. Org. Lett. 8:1189-1191.

  52. Grossman, O.; Azerraf, C. and Gelman, D.  (2006). Palladium Complexes Bearing Novel Strongly Bent Trans-Spanning Diphosphine Ligands: Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Activity. Organometallics 25:375-381. Among the TOP 15 most accessed articles in January-March 2006.

  53. Gelman, D. and Buchwald, S. L. (2003). A General and Efficient Copper-Free Protocol for Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling of Alkynes and Aryl Chlorides. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 42:5993-5996. 10.232; 4/156; 125.  Among the TOP10 CAS most requested articles in Jan-March 2004.

  54. Tsvelikhovsky, D.; Gelman, D.; Molander, G. A.; Blum, J. (2004). Lanthanide-Promoted Ethylation of Schiff Bases by Triethylaluminum. Org. Lett. 6:1995-1997.

  55. Gelman, D.; Jiang, L. and Buchwald, S. L. (2003). Copper-Catalyzed C-P Bond Construction via Direct Coupling of Secondary Phosphines and Phosphites with Aryl and Vinyl Halides. Org. Lett. 5:2315-2318.

  56. Shenglof, M.; Gelman, D.; Molander, G. A.; Blum. J. (2003). Lanthanide Assisted Cross-coupling of Aryl Bromides with Triethylaluminum. Tetrahedron Lett. 44:8593-8595.

  57. Shenglof, M.; Gelman, D.,S Heymer, B.; Schumann, H.; Molander, G. A. and Blum, J. (2003). Cross-Coupling of Aryl Halides and Triflates with Intramolecularly Stabilized Group 13-metal Alkylating Reagents in the Presence of Mixed-Metal Catalysts. Synthesis 302-306.

  58. Gelman, D.; Tsvelikhovsky, D.; Molander, G. A. and Blum, J. (2002). Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Alkynylation of Aryl Bromides by Sodium Tetraalkynyl Aluminates. J. Org. Chem. 62:6287-6290. Highlighted in Angew. Chem., Int. Ed.  (2003), 42:1566-1568.

  59. Jaber, N.; Gelman, D.; Schumann, H.; Dechert, S. and Blum, J. (2002). Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Methylation of Haloarenes Having Active Hydrogen Atoms by Intramolecularly Stabilized Dimethylindium and Dimethylaluminum Reagents. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 1628-1633.

  60. Gelman, D.; Dechert, S.; Schumann, H. and Blum, J. (2002). 2,2'-Bipyridine, 2-(2-Oxazolyl)pyridine and 2,2'-Bisoxazol Derived Nickel(0) Complexes as Selective Catalysts for Cross-Coupling of Aryl Chlorides by Intramolecularly Stabilized Dialkylaluminum Reagents. Inorg. Chim. Acta 334:149-158. Invited paper – dedicated to Professor Andrew Wojcicki.

  61. Schumann, H.; Stenzel, O.; Dechert, S.; Gelman, D.; Blum, J. and Haltermann,  R. L. (2002). Synthesis and Structure of Some New Chiral (-)-2-Menthylindenyl- and (-)-2- Menthyl-4,7-dimethyl-indenyl Rhodium Complexes. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 211-219.

  62. Gelman, D.; Hõhne, G.; Schumann, H. and Blum, J. (2001). Comparison Between PdCl2(PPh3)2 and NiCl2(PPh3)2 - Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Aryl Halides by Intramolecularly Stabilized Dialkyl-aluminum Reagents. Synthesis 591-594.

  63. Gelman, D.; Schumann, H. and Blum, J. (2000). Dichlorobis(triphenylphosphine)nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Aryl Chlorides with Intramolecularly Stabilized Group 13-Metal Alkylating Reagents. Tetrahedron Lett. 41:7555-7558.

  64. Gelman, D.; Blum, J.; Aizenshtat, Z.; Wernik, S. and Schumann, H. (1998). Kinetic Resolution of Racemic 2,2’-Bis-(trifluoromethanesulfonoxy)-1,1’-binaphthalene by Palladium Catalyzed Cross-Methylation with Stabilized Dimethylaluminum Reagents. Tetrahedron Lett. 39:5611-5614.

  65. Blum, J.; Gelman, D.; Baidossi, W.; Aizenshtat, Z.; Wassermann, B. C.; Schutte, S.; Wernik, S. and Schumann, H. (1997). Palladium-Catalyzed Methylation of Aryl and Vinyl Halides by Stabilized Methylaluminum and Methylgallium Complexes. J. Org. Chem. 62:8681-8686.

  66. Baidossi, W.; Blum, J.; Frick, M.; Gelman, D.; Heymer, B.; Schumann, H. and Schutte S. (1997). Organoaluminum and Organogallium Complexes as Efficient and Selective Alkylating Agents. Proc. 5th Symposium on Organic Synthesis via Organometallics. 51-57.


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