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158. Ammonia Activation, H2 Evolution and Nitride Formation from a Molybdenum Complex with a Chemically and Redox Noninnocent Ligand
Grant Margulieux, Máté J. Bezdek, Zoë R. Turner, and Paul J. Chirik
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, ASAP, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b03070.

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157. Cobalt-Catalyzed 1,1-Diboration of Terminal Alkynes: Scope, Mechanism, and Synthetic Applications
Simon Krautwald, Máté J. Bezdek, and Paul J. Chirik
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 3868–3875.

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156. Benzyltriboronates: Building Blocks for Diastereoselective Carbon–Carbon Bond Formation
W. Neil Palmer, Cayetana Zarate, and Paul J. Chirik
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 2589-2592.

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154. Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation in a Weak Ligand Field: Leveraging Open Shell First Row Transition Metal Catalysts
Paul J. Chirik
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, Early View, DOI:10.1002/anie.201611959.


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153. Insight into Transmetalation Enables Cobalt-Catalyzed Suzuki–Miyaura Cross Coupling
Jamie M. Neely, Máté J. Bezdek, and Paul J. Chirik
ACS Cent. Sci. 2016, 2, 935-942.

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152. Coordination-induced weakening of ammonia, water, and hydrazine X–H bonds in a molybdenum complex
Máté J. Bezdek, Sheng Guo and Paul J. Chirik
Science 2016, 354, 730-733.


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151. Cobalt-Catalyzed C(sp2)–H Borylation with an Air-Stable, Readily Prepared Terpyridine Cobalt(II) Bis(acetate) Precatalyst
Nadia G. Léonard, Máté J. Bezdek, and Paul J. Chirik
Organometallics 2017, 36, 142-150.

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149. Cationic Pyridine(diimine) Iron Tethered Alkene Complexes: Synthetic Models For Elusive Intermediates In Iron-Catalyzed Ethylene Polymerization
Brian A. Schaefer, Grant W. Margulieux, and Paul J. Chirik
Bull. Jpn. Soc. Coord. Chem. 2016, 67, 19-29.


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148. Cobalt-Catalyzed C(sp2)-H Borylation: Mechanistic Insights Inspire Catalyst Design
Jennifer V. Obligacion, Scott P. Semproni, Iraklis Pappas and Paul J. Chirik
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 10645-10653.

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146. Expanding Boundaries: N2 Cleavage and Functionalization beyond Early Transition Metals
Máté J. Bezdek and Paul J. Chirik
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 7892-7896

An Angewandte Chemie Highlight of the recent communication from Schneider and coworkers.


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144. Bench-Stable, Substrate-Activated Cobalt Carboxylate Pre-Catalysts for Alkene Hydrosilylation with Tertiary Silanes
Christopher H. Schuster, Tianning Diao, Iraklis Pappas, and Paul J. Chirik
ACS Catal. 2016, 6, 2632-2636.

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143. Terpyridine Molybdenum Dinitrogen Chemistry: Synthesis of Dinitrogen Complexes That Vary by Five Oxidation States
Máté J. Bezdek, Sheng Guo, and Paul J. Chirik
Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 3117-3127.

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142. Nickel-Catalyzed Asymmetric Alkene Hydrogenation of α,β-Unsaturated Esters: High-Throughput Experimentation-Enabled Reaction Discovery, Optimization, and Mechanistic Elucidation
Michael Shevlin, Max R. Friedfeld, Huaming Sheng, Nicholas A. Pierson, Jordan M. Hoyt, Louis-Charles Campeau, and Paul J. Chirik
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 3562-3569.

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141. Cobalt-Catalyzed Enantioselective Hydrogenation of Minimally Functionalized Alkenes: Isotopic Labeling Provides Insight into the Origin of Stereoselectivity and Alkene Insertion Preferences
Max R. Friedfeld, Michael Shevlin, Grant W. Margulieux, Louis-Charles Campeau, and Paul J. Chirik
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 3314-3324.

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140. Cobalt-Catalyzed Benzylic Borylation: Enabling Polyborylation and Functionalization of Remote, Unactivated C(sp3)–H Bonds
W. Neil Palmer, Jennifer V. Obligacion, Iraklis Pappas, and Paul J. Chirik
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 766-769.

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139. Iron-catalysed tritiation of pharmaceuticals
Renyuan Pony Yu, David Hesk, Nelo Rivera, István Pelczer, and Paul J. Chirik
Nature 2016, 529, 195-199.


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138. Synthesis and Electronic Structure of Iron Borate Betaine Complexes as a Route to Single-Component Iron Ethylene Oligomerization and Polymerization Catalysts
Brian A. Schaefer, Grant W. Margulieux, Margaret A. Tiedmann, Brooke L. Small, and Paul J. Chirik
Organometallics 2015, 34, 5615-5623.

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137. Iron-catalyzed intermolecular [2+2] cycloadditions of unactivated alkenes
Jordan M. Hoyt, Valerie A. Schmidt, Aaron M. Tondreau, and Paul J. Chirik
Science 2015, 349, 960-963.

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135. Alkene Isomerization–Hydroboration Promoted by Phosphine-Ligated Cobalt Catalysts
Margaret L. Scheuermann, Elizabeth J. Johnson, and Paul J. Chirik
Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 2716-2719.


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134. Cobalt-Catalyzed [2π + 2π] Cycloadditions of Alkenes: Scope, Mechanism, and Elucidation of Electronic Structure of Catalytic Intermediates
Valerie A. Schmidt, Jordan M. Hoyt, Grant M. Margulieux, and Paul J. Chirik
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 7903-7914.


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133. Cobalt Catalyzed Z-Selective Hydroboration of Terminal Alkynes and Elucidation of the Origin of Selectivity
Jennifer V. Obligacion, Jamie M. Neely, Aliza N. Yazdani, Iraklis Pappas, and Paul J. Chirik
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 5855-5858.


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132. Evaluation of Cobalt Complexes Bearing Tridentate Pincer Ligands for Catalytic C–H Borylation
Brian A. Schaefer, Grant W. Margulieux, Brooke L. Small, and Paul J. Chirik
Organometallics 2015, 34, 1307-1320.


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131. Ammonia Synthesis by Hydrogenolysis of Titanium–Nitrogen Bonds Using Proton Coupled Electron Transfer
Iraklis Pappas and Paul J. Chirik
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 3498-3501.


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130. A Career in Catalysis: John E. Bercaw
Peter T. Wolczanski and Paul J. Chirik
ACS Catal. 2015, 5, 1747-1757.


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129. High-Activity Cobalt Catalysts for Alkene Hydroboration with Electronically Responsive Terpyridine and α-Diimine Ligands
W. Neil Palmer, Tianning Diao, Iraklis Pappas and Paul J. Chirik
ACS Catal. 2015, 5, 622-626.


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