Pablo García-Álvarez  -  Publications

 

 

2017

 

71.    First insertions of carbene ligands into Ge–N and Si–N bonds.

L. Álvarez-Rodríguez, J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez, M. Gómez-Gallego, A.D. Merinero and M.A. Sierra, Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 4287-4291.

 

70.    Octahedral manganese(I) and ruthenium(II) complexes containing 2-(methylamido)pyridine-borane as a tripod k3N,H,H-ligand.

J. Brugos, J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez, E. Pérez-Carreño and J.F. Van der Maelen, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 4009-4017.

 

69.    Synthesis and initial transition metal chemistry of the first PGeP pincer-type germylene.

L. Álvarez-Rodríguez, J. Brugos, J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez, E. Pérez-Carreño and D. Polo, Chem Commun., 2017, 53, 893-896.

 

 

2016

 

68.    2-(Methylamido)pyridine-borane: A tripod κ3N,H,H-ligand in trigonal bipyramidal rhodium(I) and iridium(I) complexes with an asymmetric coordination of its BH3 group.

J. Brugos, J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy, E. Pérez-Carreño and J.F. van der Maelen Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55, 8905-8912.

 

67.    Amidinatogermylene metal complexes as homogeneous catalysts in alcoholic media.

L. Álvarez-Rodríguez, J.A. Cabeza, J.M Fernández-Colinas, P. García-Álvarez and D. Polo, Organometallics, 2016, 35, 2516-2523.

 

66.    [MnBrL(CO)4] (L = amidinatogermylene): Reductive dimerization, carbonyl substitution, and hydrolysis reactions.

J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez, R. Gobetto, L. González-Álvarez, C. Nervi, E. Pérez-Carreño and D. Polo, Organometallics, 2016, 35, 1761-1770.

 

65.    Fully borylated methane and ethane by ruthenium-mediated cleavage and coupling of CO.

A.S. Batsanov, J.A. Cabeza, M.G. Crestani, M.R. Fructos, P. García-Álvarez, M. Gille, Z. Lin and T.B. Marder, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 4707-4710; Angew. Chem., 2016, 128, 4785-4788.

 

64.    Intramolecularly stabilized heavier tetrylenes: From monodentate to bidentate ligands.

J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez and D. Polo., Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2016, 10-22 (invited review).

 

2015

 

63.    Amidinatogermylene complexes of copper, silver, and gold.

L. Álvarez-Rodríguez, J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez and D. Polo, Organometallics, 2015, 34, 5479-5484

 

62.    Reactivity Studies on a Binuclear Ruthenium(0) Complex Equipped with a Bridging κ2N,Ge-Amidinatogermylene Ligand.

J.A. Cabeza, J.M. Fernández-Colinas, P. García-Álvarez, E. Pérez-Carreño and D. Polo., Inorg. Chem., 2015, 54, 4850−4861.

 

61.    The transition-metal chemistry of amidinatosilylenes, -germylenes and -stannylenes.

L. Álvarez-Rodríguez, J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez and D. Polo, Coord. Chem. Rev., 2015, 300, 128 (invited review).

 

60.    Amidinatogermylene Derivatives of Ruthenium Carbonyl: New Insights into the Reactivity of [Ru3(CO)12] with 2-Electron-Donor Reagents of High Basicity.

L. Álvarez-Rodríguez, J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez, E. Pérez-Carreño and D. Polo., Inorg. Chem., 2015, 54, 2983−2994.

 

2014

 

59.    Conversion of a Monodentate Amidinate−Germylene Ligand into Chelating Imine−Germanate Ligands (on Mononuclear Manganese Complexes).

J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez, E. Pérez-Carreño and D. Polo, Inorg. Chem., 2014, 53, 87358741.

 

58.    Steric effects in the reactions of amidinate germylenes with ruthenium carbonyl: isolation of a coordinatively unsaturated diruthenium(0) derivative.

J.A. Cabeza, J.M. Fernández-Colinas, P. García-Álvarez and D. Polo, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 3150331506.

 

57.    Structural and reactivity insights in Mg-Zn hybrid chemistry: Zn-I exchange and Pd-catalysed crosscoupling applications of aromatic substrates.

T.D. Bluemke, W. Clegg, P. García-Alvarez, A.R. Kennedy, K. Koszinowski, M.D. McCall, L. Russo and E. Hevia, Chem. Sci., 2014, 5, 3552−3562.

 

56.    Complexity in seemingly simple sodium magnesiate systems.

J. Francos, B.J. Fleming, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy, K. Reilly, G.M. Robertson, S.D. Robertson and C.T. O’Hara, Dalton Trans., 2014, 14424−14431.

 

55.    Ring Opening and Bidentate Coordination of Amidinate Germylenes and Silylenes on Carbonyl Dicobalt Complexes: The Importance of a Slight Difference in Ligand Volume.

J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez. E. Pérez-Carreño and D. Polo, Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 8654−8663.

 

2013

 

54.    Reactivity of a (Bis-NHC)tricarbonylruthenium(0) Complex with Methyl Triflate and Methyl Iodide. Formation of Methyl- and Acetylruthenium(II) Derivatives: Experimental Results and Mechanistic DFT Calculations.

J.A. Cabeza, M. Damonte, P. García-Álvarez and E. Pérez-Carreño, Organometallics, 2013, 32, 43824390.

 

53.    Organic Amides as Suitable Precursors to Stabilize Stannylenes.

L. Álvarez-Rodríguez, J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez and D. Polo, Organometallics, 2013, 32, 35573561.

 

52.    Deprotonation of C-alkyl groups of cationic triruthenium clusters containing cyclometalated C-alkylpyrazinium ligands: Experimental and computational studies.

J.A. Cabeza, J.M. Fernández-Colinas, P. García-Álvarez, E. Pérez-Carreño, V. Pruneda and J.F. Van der Maelen, Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 92519260.

 

51.    Easy abstraction of a hydride anion from an alkyl C-H bond of a coordinated bis(N-heterocyclic carbene).

J.A. Cabeza, M. Damonte, P. García-Álvarez and E. Pérez-Carreño, Chem. Commun., 2013, 28132815.

 

50.    Synthesis and Reactivity of Cationic Triruthenium Clusters Derived from 2-Methyl- and 4-Methylpyrimidines: From Conventional Cyclometalated Ligands to Novel Types of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes.

J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez, E. Pérez-Carreño and V. Pruneda, Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 34263436.

 

49.    Expanding the coordination chemistry of donor-stabilized group-14 metalenes.

J. A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez and D. Polo, Dalton Trans., 2013, 13291333.

 

48.    Structural elucidation of homometallic anthracenolates synthesised via deprotonative metallation of anthrone.

W. Clegg, B.J. Fleming, P. García-Álvarez, L.M. Hogg, A.R. Kennedy, J. Klett, A.J. Martínez-Martínez, R.E. Mulvey, L. Russo and C.T. O’Hara, Dalton Trans., 2013, 2512−2519.

 

2012

 

47.    Synthesis, Structural Elucidation, and Diffusion-Ordered NMR Studies of Homoleptic Alkyllithium Magnesiates: Donor-Controlled Structural Variations in Mixed-Metal Chemistry.

S.E. Baillie, W. Clegg, P. García-Álvarez, E. Hevia, A.R. Kennedy, J. Klett and L. Russo, Organometallics, 2012, 31, 5131−5142.

 

46.    Reactions of SCNPh and CS2 Adducts of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes with [Ru3(CO)12]: Novel Reactivity of These Betaines Involving One or Two C-S Bond Activation Processes.

J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez and M.G. Hernández-Cruz, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2012, 2928−2932.

 

45.    Diaminogermylene and Diaminostannylene Derivatives of Gold(I): Novel AuM and AuM2 (M = Ge, Sn) Complexes.

J.A. Cabeza, J.M. Fernández-Colinas, P. García-Álvarez and D. Polo, Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51, 38963903.

 

44.    Deprotonation of C-alkyl groups of cationic N-heterocyclic ligands.

J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez, E. Pérez-Carreño and V. Pruneda, Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 43134315.

 

43.    The reaction of [Ru3(CO)12] with phenazine: Synthesis of C-Metalated derivatives that formally arise from a C-H oxidative addition or a long-distance C-to-N prototropy.

J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez and V. Pruneda, Organometallics, 2012, 31, 941946.

 

42.    Synthesis of mixed Tin-Ruthenium and Tin-Germanium-Ruthenium carbonyl clusters from [Ru3(CO)12] and diaminometalenes (M = Sn, Ge).

J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez and D. Polo, Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51, 25692576.

 

41.    Reactivity of phosphine- and thioether-tethered N-heterocyclic carbenes with ruthenium carbonyl.

J.A. Cabeza, M. Damonte, P. García-Álvarez, M.G. Hernández-Cruz and A.R. Kennedy, Organometallics, 2012, 31, 327324.

 

40.    Synthesis and structural elucidation of a rare example of a tris(amido) potassium magnesiate.

B.J. Fleming, P. García-Álvarez, E. Keating, A.R. Kennedy and C.T. O′Hara, Inorg. Chim, Acta, 2012, 384, 154157.

 

2011

 

39.    LiZn(TMP)3”, a zincate or a Turbo-lithium amide reagent? DOSY NMR spectroscopic evidence.

P. García-Álvarez, R.E. Mulvey and J.A. Parkinson, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 96689671.

 

38.    Main group multiple C-H/N-H bond activation of a diamine and isolation of a molecular dilithium zincate hydride: Experimental and DFT evidence for alkali metal-Zinc synergistic effects.

R. Campbell, D. Cannon, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy, R.E. Mulvey, S.D. Robertson, J. Saßmannshausen and T. Tuttle, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 1370613717.

 

37.    Reactivity of diaminogermylenes with Ruthenium carbonyl: Ru3Ge3 and RuGe2 derivatives.

J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez and D. Polo, Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 6195−6199.

 

36.    The N-heterocyclic carbene chemistry of transition-metal carbonyl clusters.

J.A. Cabeza and P. García-Álvarez, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2011, 40, 5389−5405.

 

35.    Expanding Mg-Zn hybrid chemistry: Inorganic salt effects in addition reactions of organozinc reagents to trifluoromethyl acetophenone and implications for a synergistic lithium-magnesium-zinc activation.

D.R. Armstrong, W. Clegg, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy, M.D. McCall, L. Russo and E. Hevia, Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 8333−8341.

 

34.    Molecular structures of THF-solvated alkali-metal 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidides finally revealed: X-ray crystallographic, DFT, and NMR (including DOSY) spectroscopic studies.

D. R. Armstrong, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy, R.E. Mulvey and S.D. Robertson, Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 6725−6730.

 

33.    Different reactivities of pyrid-2-yl- and 6-picol-2-yl-functionalized NHC ligands with [Ru3(CO)12]: C(sp2)-H and double C(sp3)-H bond activation reactions.

J.A. Cabeza, M. Damonte and P. García-Álvarez, Organometallics, 2011, 30, 23712376.

 

32.    Synthesis and structural chemistry of alkali metal tris(HMDS) magnesiates containing chiral diamine donor ligands.

P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy, C.T. O’Hara, K. Reilly and G.M. Robertson, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 5332−5341.

 

31.    Reactivity of [Ru3(CO)12] with a phosphine-functionalized imidazol-2-ylidene and its imidazolium salt.

J.A. Cabeza, M. Damonte, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy and E. Pérez-Carreño, Organometallics, 2011, 30, 826833.

 

30.    Shedding new light on ZnCl2-mediated addition reactions of Grignard reagents to ketones: Structural authentication of key Intermediates and diffusion-ordered NMR studies

D.R. Armstrong, W. Clegg, P. García-Álvarez, M.D. McCall, L. Nuttall, A.R. Kennedy, L. Russo and E. Hevia, Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 4470−4479.

 

29.    Synthesis and characterization of an infinite sheet of metal-alkyl bonds: unfolding the elusive structure of an unsolvated alkali-metal trisalkylmagnesiate

S.E. Baillie, W. Clegg, P. García-Álvarez, E. Hevia, A.R. Kennedy, J. Klett and L. Russo, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 388−390.

 

2010

 

28.    Structurally engineered deprotonation/alumination of THF and THTP with retention of their cycloanionic structures

E. Crosbie, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy, J. Klett, R.E. Mulvey y S.D. Robertson, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 93889391.

 

27.    Synergic transformation of an ethylenediamine to a lithium 1,3-diaza-2-zincacyclopentene via an alkyllithium/bis(alkyl)zinc mixture

R. Campbell, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy y R.E. Mulvey, Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16, 9964-9968.

 

26.    Structural insights into mono-amido tris-alkyl potassium aluminates

B. Conway, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy, J. Klett, R.E. Mulvey S.D. Robertson, New J. Chem., 2010, 34, 17071712.

 

25.    Diisopropylamide and TMP Turbo-Grignard reagents: A structural rationale for their contrasting reactivities

D.R. Armstrong, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy, R.E. Mulvey and J.A. Parkinson, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 31853188.

 

24.    Exposing the hidden complexity of stoichiometric and catalytic metathesis reactions: Elucidation and applications of Mg-Zn hybrids

E. Hevia, J.Z. Chua, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy and M.D. McCall, P.N.A.S., 2010, 107, 52945299.

 

23.    cis-2,6-Dimethylpiperidide: a structural mimic for TMP (2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidide) or DA (diisopropylamide)?

R. Campbell, B. Conway, G.S. Fairweather, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy, J. Klett, R.E. Mulvey, C.T. O’Hara y G.M. Robertson, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 511519.

 

22.    Potassium-mediated zincation of ferrocene and ruthenocene: potassium, the architect behind supramolecular structural variations.

W. Clegg, B. Conway, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy, J. Klett, R.E. Mulvey and L. Russo, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 6265.

 

2009

 

21.    Reactions of ()-sparteine with alkali metal HMDS complexes: conventional meets the unconventional.

N.M. Clark, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy, C.T. O’Hara y G.M. Robertson, Chem. Commun., 2009, 58355837.

 

20.    Structural tracking of the potassium-mediated magnesiation of anisole.

W. Clegg, B. Conway, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy, R.E. Mulvey, L. Russo, J. Saßmannshausen and T. Tuttle, Chem. Eur. J., 2009, 15, 1070210706.

 

19.    Synergic synthesis of benzannulated zincabicyclic complexes, a-zincated N-ylides, through sodium-TMEDA-mediated zincation of a haloarene.

D.R. Armstrong, L. Balloch, W. Clegg, S.H. Dale, P. García-Álvarez, E. Hevia, L.M. Hogg, A.R. Kennedy, R.E. Mulvey y C.T. O´Hara, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 86758678.

 

18.    Structural variations within group 1 (LiCs)+TEMPOcomplexes made via metallic reduction of the nitroxyl radical TEMPO.

L. Balloch, A.M. Drummond, P. García-Álvarez, D.V. Graham, A.R. Kennedy, J. Klett, R.E. Mulvey, C.T. O'Hara, P.J.A. Rodger y I.D. Rushworth, Inorg. Chem., 2009, 48, 69346944.

 

17.    Direct CH metalation with chromium(II) and iron(II): Transition-metal host/benzenediide guest magnetic inverse crown complexes.

P. Alborés, L.M. Carrella, W. Clegg, P. García-Álvarez, A.R. Kennedy, J. Klett, R.E. Mulvey, E. Rentschler and L. Russo, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 33173321.

 

2008

 

16.    Unmasking representative structures of TMP-active Hauser and Turbo Hauser bases.

P. García-Álvarez, D.V. Graham, E. Hevia, A.R. Kennedy, J. Klett, R.E. Mulvey, C.T. O’Hara y S. Weatherstone, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 80798081.

 

15.    Basal edge-bridged square pyramidal hexaruthenium carbonyl clusters: Synthesis, structure, and reactivity.

J.A. Cabeza and P. García-Álvarez, Organometallics, 2008, 27, 28772891.

 

14.    Synthesis, structural authentication, and structurally defined metalation reactions of lithium and sodium DA-zincate bases (DA = diisopropylamide) with phenylacetylene.

W. Clegg, J. García-Álvarez, P. García-Álvarez, D.V. Graham, R.W. Harrington, E. Hevia, A.R. Kennedy, R.E. Mulvey and L. Russo, Organometallics, 2008, 27, 26542663.

 

2007

 

13.    A new coordination mode for (pyrid-2-yl)thiolate (L) ligands. Synthesis and characterization of [Ru6(μ3-H)(μ5-k2-L)(μ-CO)(CO)15].

J.A. Cabeza, I. del Río, P. García-Álvarez and D. Miguel, J. Organomet. Chem., 2007, 692, 35833587.

 

12.    High-nuclearity osmium carbonyl cluster complexes containing (6-methylpyrid-2-yl)imido ligands. Synthesis of hepta-, octa-, and nonanuclear derivatives.

J.A. Cabeza, I. del Río; P. García-Álvarez and D. Miguel, Organometallics, 2007, 26, 32123216.

 

11.    Ruthenium cluster mediated transformation of linear alkenes into trienyl ligands. Activation of five C(sp3)-H bonds of 1-octene, 1-nonene, and 1-decene.

J.A. Cabeza; I. del Río; P. García-Álvarez and D. Miguel, Organometallics, 2007, 26, 24822484.

 

10.    Reactivity of indene, fluorene, azulene, and acenaphthylene with a basal edge-bridged square pyramidal hexaruthenium dihydride.

J.A. Cabeza, I. del Río, J.M. Fernández-Colinas, P. García-Álvarez and D. Miguel, Organometallics, 2007, 26, 14141423.

 

2006

 

9.      Nonanuclear ruthenium carbonyl cluster complexes with a novel metallic skeleton: Pentagonal bipyramid with two equatorial edges spanned by metal atoms.

J.A. Cabeza, I. del Río, P. García-Álvarez and D. Miguel, Organometallics, 2006, 25, 56725675.

 

8.      High-nuclearity ruthenium carbonyl cluster complexes derived from 2-amino-6-methylpyridine: Synthesis of nonanuclear derivatives containing µ4- and µ5-oxo ligands.

J.A. Cabeza, I. del Río, P. García-Álvarez and D. Miguel, Inorg. Chem., 2006, 45, 60206027.

 

7.      Reactivity of arenes, cycloheptatriene, and dicyclopentadiene with a basal edge-bridged square pyramidal hexaruthenium dihydride.

J.A. Cabeza, I. del Río, P. García-Álvarez and D. Miguel, Organometallics, 2006, 25, 26832692.

 

6.      Hexaruthenium and octaruthenium carbonyl cluster complexes derived from 2-amino-6-methylpyridine. Novel coordination modes for 2-imidopyridines.

J.A. Cabeza, I. del Río, P. García-Álvarez and D. Miguel, Can. J. Chem., 2006, 84, 105110.

 

5.      Reactivity of diphenylbutadiyne with a hexaruthenium dihydride. Unusual 1,1- and trans-1,2-additions of two hydrogen atoms to an internal CC triple bond.

J.A. Cabeza, I. del Río, J. M. Fernández-Colinas, P. García-Álvarez and D. Miguel, Organometallics, 2006, 25, 14921499.

 

2005

 

4.      Can m4-alkyne and m3-alkenyl ligands be considered as six- and five-electron donors, respectively?

J.A. Cabeza, P. García-Álvarez and E. Pérez-Carreño, Organometallics, 2005, 24, 20002003.

 

3.      Reactivity of diphenylacetylene with a basal edge-bridged square pyramidal hexaruthenium cluster. Characterization of penta-, hexa-, and heptanuclear alkyne derivatives.

J.A. Cabeza, I. del Río, P. García-Álvarez and D. Miguel, Organometallics, 2005, 24, 665674.

 

2004

 

2.      Hexaruthenium carbonyl cluster complexes with basal edge-bridged square pyramidal metallic skeleton: efficient synthesis of 2-imidopyridine derivatives and determination of their reactive sites in carbonyl substitution reactions.

J.A. Cabeza, I. del Río, P. García-Álvarez, D. Miguel and V. Riera, Inorg. Chem., 2004, 43, 54505458.

 

2003

 

1.      Hexaruthenium cluster complexes of basal edge-bridged square pyramidal metallic skeleton. First efficient synthesis and reactivity studies.

J.A. Cabeza, I. del Río, P. García-Álvarez, V. Riera, M. Suárez and S. García-Granda, Dalton Trans., 2003, 28082809.