Catalyst Development

Koller, J.; Bergman, R.G. “Aluminum-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroamination of Aminoalkenes” Chem. Comm. 2010, 46, 4577-4579
Boyd, W.C.; Crimmin, M.R.; Rosebrugh, L.E.; Schomaker, J.M.; Toste, F.D.; Bergman, R.G. “Cobalt-Mediated, Enantioselective Synthesis of C2 and C1 Dienes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 16365-16367.
Koller, J.; Bergman, R.G. “Highly Efficient Aluminum-Catalyzed Hydro-Amination/-Hydrazination of Carbodiimides” Organometallics 2010, 29, 5946-5952.
Brasse, M.; Ellman, J.A.; Bergman, R.G. “A Facile, Metal- and Solvent Free, Autoxidative Coupling of Quinolines with Indoles and Pyrroles” Chem. Comm. 2011, 47, 5019-5021.
Koller, J; Bergman, R.G. “Highly Efficient Aluminum-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization of Cyclic Carbonates, Lactones, and Lactides, Including a Unique Crystallographic Snapshot of an Intermediate” Organometallics 2011, 30, 3217-3224.
Zhao, C.; Bergman, R.G.; Toste, F.D. “Direct Michael Addition of Alkenes via a Cobalt-Dinitrosyl Mediated Vinylic C-H Functionalization Reaction” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 10787-10789.
Brown, C.J.; Miller, G.M.; Johnson, M.W.; Bergman, R.G.; Raymond, K.N. “High-Turnover Supramolecular Catalysis by a Protected Ruthenium(II) Complex in Aqueous Solution” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 11964-11966.