Takacs Group: Publications

Publications (2000-)

  1. Ligand-Controlled Regiodivergent Enantioselective Rhodium-Catalyzed Alkene Hydroboration. Andrew J. Bochat, Veronika M. Shoba and James M. Takacs. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Accepted Article. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201903308                                                                          Takacs Publication
  2. Bis(norbornadiene)rhodium(I) Tetrafluoroborate (Review). Suman Chakrabarty, Veronika M. Shoba and James M. Takacs. EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis2019.
  3. Facile Access to Functionalized Chiral Secondary Benzylic Boronic Esters via Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration. Suman Chakrabarty, Hector Palencia, Martha D. Morton, Ryan O. Carr and James M. Takacs.Chem. Sci., 201910, 4854-4861. This work was highlighted in UNL Chemistry webpage: Adding boron is anything but boring....                                              Suman
  4. Phosphonate-Directed Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration: Delivery of Boron to the More Substituted Carbon, Leading to Chiral Tertiary Benzylic Boronic Esters. Suman Chakrabarty and James M. Takacs. ACS Catal., 20188, 10530-10536.                                                       Takacs Publication

  5. Rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric hydroboration of γ,δ-unsaturated amide derivatives: δ-borylated amides. Gia L. Hoang, Shuyang Zhang and James M. Takacs. Chem. Commun., 201854, 4838-4841.                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Graphical abstract: Rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric hydroboration of γ,δ-unsaturated amide derivatives: δ-borylated amides

  6. Enantioselective γ‐Borylation of Unsaturated Amides and  Stereoretentive Suzuki‐Miyaura Cross‐Coupling. Gia L. Hoang and James M. Takacs. Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 4511-4516Takacs PublicationThis paper is highlighted in Synfacts (Link)

  7. Synthesis of Chiral Tertiary Boronic Esters: Phosphonate-Directed Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration of Trisubstituted Alkenes. Suman Chakrabarty and James M. Takacs. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017139, 6066-6069. Takacs Publication
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  8. Remarkably Facile Borane-Promoted, Rhodium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Tri- and Tetrasubstituted Alkenes. Veronika M. Shoba and James M. Takacs. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017139 (16), 5740–5743.Takacs PublicationThis paper is highlighted in Synfacts (Link). Click here to view an ACS presentation on demand on Oxime-directed catalytic asymmetric hydrogenation (CAH): Tri- and Tetrasubstituted alkenes presented by Dr. James M. Takacs.

  9. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Amination of Secondary Alcohols Using Borrowing Hydrogen Methodology. Kostiantyn O. Marichev and James M. Takacs. ACS Catal., 2016, 6, 2205–2210.Takacs Publication

  10. Synthesis of Chiral Tertiary Boronic Esters by Oxime-​Directed Catalytic Asymmetric HydroborationVeronika M. Shoba, Nathan C. Thacker, Andrew J. Bochat and James M. Takacs. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201655, 1465-1469.Takacs Publication

  11. Enantioselective Desymmetrization via Carbonyl-​Directed Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration and Suzuki-​Miyaura Cross-​Coupling. Gia L. Hoang, Zhao-Di Yang, Sean M. Smith, Rhitankar Pal, Judy L. Miska, Damaris E. Pérez, Libbie S. W. Pelter, Xiao Cheng Zeng, and James M. Takacs. Org. Lett., 2015, 17 (4)940–943.Takacs Publication

  12. Surprisingly facile C-​H activation in the course of oxime-​directed catalytic asymmetric hydroboration. Nathan C. Thacker, Veronika M. Shoba, Andrew E. Geis and James M. Takacs. Tetrahedron Letters 2015, 56 (23)3306-3310.

  13. Mechanistic Insights into Carbonyl-​Directed Rhodium-​Catalyzed Hydroboration: ab Initio Study of a Cyclic γ,​δ-​Unsaturated Amide. Zhao-Di Yang, Rhitankar Pal, Gia L. Hoang, Xiao Cheng Xeng and James M Takacs. ACS Catal., 2014, 4 (3)763–773.Takacs Publication

  14. Preparation of D-cycloserine and 13C-labeled D-cycloserine. Nathan C. Thacker, Judit Molnar-Toth, Judy L. Miska, Raul G Barletta and James M. Takacs. Heterocycles 201286, 1575-1582. 
  15. Ligand Scaffold Optimization of a Supramolecular Hydrogenation Catalyst: Analyzing the Influence of Key Structural Subunits on Reactivity and Selectivity. Nathan C. Thacker, Shin A. Moteki, James M. Takacs. ACS Catal., 2012, 2, 2743-2752.  
  16. γ-Selective Directed Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration of 1,1-Disubstituted Alkenes. Sean M Smith ,  Gia L. Hoang ,  Rhitankar Pal ,  Mohammad O. Bani Khaled ,  Liberty S. W. Pelter ,  Xiao Cheng Zeng and James M. Takacs. Chem. Commun.201248, 12180-12182. Takacs Publication

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    Synfact, 2013, 9, 0309. Link 
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  17. Two-Stage Optimization of a Supramolecular Catalyst for Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration. Shin A. Moteki, Kazuya Toyama, Zeyu Liu, Jing Ma, Andrea Holmes and James M. Takacs. Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 263-265
  18. Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration of β,γ-Unsaturated Weinreb Amides: Surprising Influence of the Borane. Sean M. Smith and James M. Takacs. Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 7812-7814.
  19. Remarkable Levels of Enantioswitching in Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration. Sean M. Smith and James M. Takacs. Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 4612–4615
  20. Vibrational properties of ferroelectric β-vinylidene fluoride polymers and oligomers. Serge M. Nakhmanson, R. Korlacki, J. Travis Johnston, Stephen Ducharme, Zhongxin Ge and James M. Takacs. Phys. Rev. B, 2010, 81, 174120.

  21. Amide-Directed Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration of Trisubstituted Alkenes. Sean M. Smith and James M. Takacs.  
  22. Biotinyl-methyl 4-(amidomethyl)benzoate is a competitive inhibitor of human biotinidase Kobza, Keyna A.; Chaiseeda, Kittichai; Sarath, Gautam; Takacs, James M.; Zempleni, Janos. Jornal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 2008, 19(12), 826-832
  23. Oligo (vinylidene fluoride) Langmuir-Blodgett films studied by spectroscopic ellipsometry and the density functional theory Korlacki, R.; Johnston, J. Travis; Kim, Jihee; Ducharme, Stephen; Thompson, Daniel W.; Fridkin, V. M.; Ge, Zhongxin; Takacs, James M..Journal of Chemical Physics, 2008, 129(6), 064704/1-064704/04
  24. Chirality-Directed Self-Assembly: An Enabling Strategy for Ligand Scaffold Optimization James M. Takacs, Shin A. Moteki, and D. Sahadeva Reddy, in Supramolecular Catalysis, P. W. N. M. van Leeuwen (ed.), WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany (ISBN 978-3-527-32191-9), pp 235-253 (2008).
  25. Efficient Amide-Directed Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration Sean M. Smith, Nathan C. Thacker and James M. Takacs, , 2008, 130.
  26. Click Connected Ligand Scaffolds: Macrocyclic Chelates for Asymmetric Hydrogenation Qing Zhang and James M. Takacs, Organic Letters, 2008, 10(4), 545-548; published online January 12, 2008
  27. "Substrate-Tailored" Ligands for Efficient Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration Shin A. Moteki and James M. Takacs, “Exploiting Self-Assembly for Ligand Scaffold Optimization: Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. Engl, 2008, 47, 898-897; Angewandte Chemie, 2008, xx, in press; published online December 21, 2007.
  28. (Maleic anhydride)bis(triphenylphosphine)palladium James M. Takacs, Gary Molander (ed.), (Second Update article) in e-EROS, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., U.K., (2007), in press
  29. Angle Resolved Thermal Desorption Studies for Poly(methylvinylidene cyanide) and Poly(vinylidenefluoride trifluoroethylene) Carolina C. Ilie, P. A. Jacobson, Matt Poulsen, Luis G. Rosa, D. Sahadeva-Reddy, James M. Takacs, Stephen Ducharme, and P. A. Dowben, in Responsive Soft Matter — Chemistry and Physics for Assemblages, Films and Forms, R.A. Vaia, J. Genzer, G.H. McKinley, and N. Tabiryan (eds.), MRS Symposium Proceedings, 2007, 947E, 0947-A03-01.
  30. Synthesis of novel ligand scaffolds via "click" chemistry and their use in optimizing asymmetric catalysis Zhang, Qing; Takacs, James M.. Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA. Abstracts of Papers, 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, United States, August 19-23, 2007 (2007), ORGN-932.
  31. Catalytic asymmetric hydroboration: The highly enantioselective amide-directed reaction Smith, Sean Michael; Thacker, Nathan; Takacs, James M.. Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA. Abstracts of Papers, 234th ACS National Meeting,
  32. Activated Water Desorption from Poly(methylvinylidene cyanide) Ilie, Carolina C.; Jacobson, P. A.; Yakovkin, I. N.; Rosa, Luis G.; Poulsen, Matt; Reddy, D. Sahadeva; Takacs, James M.; Dowben, P. A. Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, Behlen Laboratory of Physics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA. Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2007), 111(27), 7742-7746.
  33. Dienamides as participants in palladium-catalyzed bisdiene carbocyclizations Andrews, Ross N.; Takacs, James M.. Department of Chemistry, Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA. Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States, March 25-29, 2007 (2007), ORGN-823.
  34. Using ligand scaffold optimization to achieve the efficient rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric hydroboration of styrenes Moteki, Shin A.; Thacker, Nathan; Takacs, James M.. Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA. Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States, March 25-29, 2007 (2007), ORGN-606.
  35. Water absorption and desorption from the dipole ordered polymer polymethyl vinylidene cyanide Jacobson, P. A.; Ilie, Carolina C.; Yakovkin, I. N.; Poulsen, Matt; Reddy, D. Sahadeva; Takacs, James M.; Dowben, P. A. Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, Behlen Laboratory of Physics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA. Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2006), 110(31), 15389-15392.
  36. TADDOL-derived phosphites and Phosphoramidites for Efficient Rhodium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydroboration Moteki, Shin A.; Wu, Di; Chandra, Kusum L.; Reddy, D. Sahadeva; Takacs, James M.. Department of Chemistry and Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA. Organic Letters (2006), 8(14), 3097-3100.
  37. Single Enantiomer, Chiral Donor-Acceptor Metal Complexes from Bisoxazoline Pseudoracemates Atkins, Jeffery M.; Moteki, Shin A.; DiMagno, Stephen G.; Takacs, James M.. Department of Chemistry and the Center for Materials Research and Analysis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA. Organic Letters (2006), 8(13), 2759-2762.
  38. Comparison of the electronic structure of two polymers with strong dipole ordering Xiao, Jie; Rosa, Luis G.; Poulsen, Matt; Feng, D.-Q.; Reddy, D. Sahadeva; Takacs, James M.; Cai, Lei; Zhang, Jiandi; Ducharme, Stephen; Dowben, P. A. Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Center for Materials Research and Analysis, Behlen Laboratory of Physics, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter (2006), 18(13), L155-L161.
  39. Thermally denaturing HPLC primase assay and methods for identifying primase trinucleotide initiation sites and screening primase inhibitors Griep, Mark; Hinrichs, Steven; Koepsell, Scott; Sayood, Khalid; Takacs, James M.. (USA). U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ. (2006), 38 pp.
  40. Self-assembled heteroleptic chiral ligands, asymmetric catalyst systems and methods Takacs, James M.. (USA). U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ. (2006), 23 pp.
  41. Rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenation using self-assembled chiral bidentate ligands J. M. Takacs, K. Chaiseeda, S. A. Moteki, D. S. Reddy, D. Wu, K. Chandra, Pure and Applied Chemistry 2006, 78, 501-509.
  42. N-Heterocyclic carbene-palladium catalysts for the bisdiene cyclization-trapping reaction with sulfonamides under thermal and microwave conditions J. M. Takacs, S. Venkataraman, R. N. Andrews, L. S. W. Pelter, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 2005, 690, 6205-6209.
  43. Improved turnover numbers in palladium-catalyzed bisdiene cyclization-trapping using N-heterocyclic carbene ligands J. M. Takacs, S. Layek, H. Palencia, R. N. Andrews, Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis 2005, 347, 1937-1942.
  44. The selective formation of neutral, heteroleptic zinc(II) complexes via self-discrimination of chiral bisoxazoline racemates and pseudoracemates J. M. Takacs, P. M. Hrvatin, J. M. Atkins, D. S. Reddy, J. L. Clark, New Journal of Chemistry 2005, 29, 263-265.
  45. Rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric hydroboration using chiral monodentate ligands S. A. Moteki, K. L. Chandra, D. Wu, J. Sladky, D. S. Reddy, J. M. Takacs, Abstracts, 40th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Joplin, MO, United States, October 26-29 2005, LIN05-207.
  46. Rhodium-catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation Using Self-Assembled Ligands K. Chaiseeda, S. A. Moteki, D. Wu, D. Becker, B. R. Cory, J. M. Takacs, Abstracts, 40th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Joplin, MO, United States, October 26-29 2005, LIN05-204.
  47. Rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric reactions using self-assembled chiral bidentate ligands K. Chaiseeda, S. A. Moteki, D. S. Reddy, D. Wu, K. Chandra, J. M. Takacs, Fudan Xuebao, Ziran Kexueban 2005, 44, 631-632.
  48. Asymmetric allylation using self-assembled chiral bidentate P,P-ligands D. Wu, D. S. Reddy, S. A. Moteki, H. Palencia, J. M. Takacs, Abstracts, 39th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Manhattan, KS, United States, October 20-22 2004, MID04-025.
  49. Asymmetric catalysis using chiral self-assembled ligands J. M. Takacs, S. D. Reddy, S. A. Moteki, D. Wu, H. Palencia, Abstracts of Papers, 227th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, United States, March 28-April 1, 2004, ORGN-565.
  50. Palladium-catalyzed bisdiene carbocyclizations: Optimizing the cyclization-trapping with anilines J. M. Takacs, J. Han, Abstracts of Papers, 227th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, United States, March 28-April 1, 2004, ORGN-613.
  51. Asymmetric Catalysis Using Self-Assembled Chiral Bidentate P,P-Ligands J. M. Takacs, D. S. Reddy, S. A. Moteki, D. Wu, H. Palencia, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2004, 126, 4494-4495.
  52. Improving Catalyst Scope: Use of Multiple Aniline Substrates To Optimize a Palladium-Catalyzed Bisdiene Cyclization J. M. Takacs, J. Han, Organic Letters 2004, 6, 3099-3102.
  53. The Wacker reaction and related alkene oxidation reactions J. M. Takacs, X.-t. Jiang, Current Organic Chemistry 2003, 7, 369-396.
  54. Palladium-catalyzed bisdiene carbocyclization: Optimizing for cyclization trapping versus cycloisomerization with N-hydroxyphthalimide J. M. Takacs, S. D. Schroeder, M. Gifford, T. Saleh, S. Vayalakkada, A. H. Yap, Abstracts of Papers, 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States, March 23-27, 2003, ORGN-058.
  55. Palladium-catalyzed bisdiene carbocyclizations: A formal [3+2] reaction mode J. M. Takacs, A. P. Leonov, Abstracts of Papers, 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States, March 23-27, 2003, ORGN-059.
  56. Controlling Mode Selectivity in Palladium-Catalyzed Bisdiene Carbocyclizations: Optimizing for Cyclization-Trapping over Cycloisomerization J. M. Takacs, S. D. Schroeder, J. Han, M. Gifford, X.-t. Jiang, T. Saleh, S. Vayalakkada, A. H. Yap, Organic Letters 2003, 5, 3595-3598.
  57. Palladium-Catalyzed Bisdiene Carbocyclizations: A Facile [3 + 2] Cycloaddition Reaction Mode J. M. Takacs, A. P. Leonov, Organic Letters 2003, 5, 4317-4320.
  58. A novel N-heterocyclic carbene palladacycle and its use in Suzuki-Miyaura couplings H. Palencia, J. M. Takacs, F. Garcia-Jimenez, Abstracts, 38th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Columbia, MO, United States, November 5-7 2003, 357.
  59. Carbopalladation via palladacyclopropanes and palladacyclopropenes. Palladium-catalyzed oligomerization and polymerization of dienes and related compounds J. M. Takacs, Handbook of Organopalladium Chemistry for Organic Synthesis 2002, 1, 1579-1633.
  60. Carbon Nucleophiles in the Mitsunobu Reaction. Mono- and Dialkylation of Bis(2,2,2-trifluoroethyl) Malonates J. M. Takacs, Z. Xu, X.-t. Jiang, A. P. Leonov, G. C. Theriot, Organic Letters 2002, 4, 3843-3845.
  61. Iron-catalyzed enediene carbocyclizations. The total synthesis of (-)-gibboside J. M. Takacs, S. Vayalakkada, S. J. Mehrman, C. L. Kingsbury, Tetrahedron Letters 2002, 43, 8417-8420.
  62. Product class 2: organometallic complexes of palladium. Product subclass 1: palladium-diene complexes J. M. Takacs, X. Jiang, S. Vayalakkada, Science of Synthesis 2002, 1, 63-112.
  63. Product subclass 3: palladium-alkyne complexes J. M. Takacs, S. Vayalakkada, X. Jiang, Science of Synthesis 2002, 1, 265-318.
  64. Product subclass 4: palladium-alkene complexes J. M. Takacs, S. Vayalakkada, Science of Synthesis 2002, 1, 319-387.
  65. Iron-catalyzed carbocyclization approach to the enantioselective syntheses of isoprostanes and related structures J. M. Takacs, V. R. Suresh, S. J. Mehrman, Abstracts of Papers, 221st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, April 1-5, 2001, ORGN-273.
  66. Use of chiral bisoxazoline ligands to direct self-assembly J. M. Takacs, J. M. Atkins, P. M. Hrvatin, V. Kulkarni, Abstracts of Papers, 221st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, April 1-5, 2001, ORGN-665.
  67. Charge-carrier mobility studies of potential photorefractive dendrimers J. M. Takacs, S. Ducharme, A. Leonov, L. Liu, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 2000, 83, 192-193.
  68. Charge-carrier mobility studies of potential photorefractive dendrimers J. M. Takacs, S. Ducharme, A. P. Leonov, L. Liu, Abstracts of Papers, 220th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, United States, August 20-24, 2000, PMSE-080.