Recent Publications


Catalytic borylation using an air-stable zinc boryl reagent: systematic access to elusive acylboranes

J. Campos, S. Aldridge

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2015, in press (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201507627)

A first report on Jesus’ new methodology for the construction of B-C bonds through a bora-Negishi type coupling.


Facile reversibility by design: tuning small molecule capture and activation by single component frustrated Lewis pairs

Z. Mo, E.L. Kolychev, A. Rit, J. Campos, H. Niu, S. Aldridge

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, in press (DOI: 1021/jacs.5b08614)

Zhenbo’s recent work on the development of frustrated Lewis pairs for the reversible activation of dihydrogen and nitrous oxide can be accessed here.


Extension of conjugation: probing anion binding strength and reporter mechanisms in (phenyl)cyclopentadienyl and indenyl receptors

R. Tirfoin, J.A.B. Abdalla, S. Aldridge

Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 13049-13059

A full paper from Rémi on the use of indenyl receptors for the detection of cyanide, which can be found here.


(see here for a fuller list for 2011-2015)









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