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Popp Group Publications

29. “Regioselective Copper-Catalyzed Boracarboxyation of Vinyl Arenes” Butcher, T. W.; McClain, E. J.; Hamilton,

       T. G.; Perrone, T. M.; Kroner, K. M.; Donohoe, G. C.; Akhmedov, N. G.; Petersen, J. L.; Popp, B. V. Org. Lett.

       2016, 22, ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b03326


            • Recognized as an Editor's Choice article (Nov. 30th) by American Chemical Society Publications











28. “Syntheses and Structures of Functionalized [9]Cycloparaphenylenes as Carbon Nanohoops Bearing

       Carbomethoxy and N-Phenylphthalimido Groups" Li, S.; Huang, C.; Thakellapalli, H.; Farajidizaji, B.; Popp,

       B. V.; Petersen, J. L.; Wang, K. K. Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 2268-2271. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b00904









27. “Syntheses of cycloparaphenylenes bearing furan-2,5-diyl or 2,2’-bifuran-5,5’-diyl units in macrocyclic structures”

       Farajidizaji, B.; Thakellapalli, H.; Li, S.; Huang, C.; Baughman, N. N.; Akhmedov, N. G.; Popp, B. V.; Petersen,

       J. L.; Wang, K. K. Chem. Euro. J. 2016, 22, 16420-16424. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201604036








26. “Syntheses and structures of thiophene-containing cycloparaphenylenes and related carbon nanohoops”

       Thakellapalli, H.; Farajidizaji, B.; Butcher, T. W.; Popp, B. V.; Akhmedov, N. G.; Petersen, J. L.; Wang, K. K.

       Org. Lett. 2015, 6, 3470-3473. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b01514








25. “Potent and selective inhibition of SH3 domains with dirhodium metalloinhibitors” Vohidov, F.; Knudsen, S. E.;

       Leonard, P.; Ohata, J.; Wheadon, M.; Popp, B. V.; Ladbury, J.; Ball, Z. T. Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 4778-4783.

       DOI: 10.1039/c5sc01602a











24. “Stabilization   and   functionalization   of   single-walled   carbon   nanotubes   with polyvinylpyrrolidone

       copolymers for applications in aqueous media” Popp, B. V.; Miles, D. H.; Smith, J. A.; Fong, I. M.; Pasquali, M.;

       Ball, Z. T. J. Polymer Sci. A: Polymer Chem. 2015, 53, 337-343. DOI: 10.1002/pola.27365









23. “Designing enzyme-like catalysts: A rhodium(II) metallopeptide case study.” Vohidov, F.; Popp, B. V.; Ball, Z. T.

       Proc. 24th Amer. Peptide Symposium. Orlando, June 20-25, 2015; Srivastava, V., Yudin, A., Lebl, M., Eds.;

       American Peptide Society: 2015, 24-26.




22. “Functionalized carbon nanohoops: Synthesis and structure of a [9]cycloparaphenylene bearing three 5,8-

       dimethoxynaphth-1,4-diyl units” Huang, C.; Huang, Y.; Akhmedov, N. G.; Popp, B. V.; Petersen, J. L.;

       Wang, K. K. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 2672-2675. DOI: 10.1021/ol500904x









21. “Electron-rich arene-ruthenium metalla-architectures incorporating tetrapyridyl-tetrathiofulvene donor moieties.”

       Vajpayee, V.; Bivaud, S.; Goeb, S.; Croué, V.; Allain, M.; Popp, B. V.; Garcia, A.; Therrien, B.; Sallé, M.

       Organometallics 2014, 33, 1651-1658. DOI: 10.1021/om401142j











20. “Phase transformations in microcrystalline cellulose under ball milling and hydrothermal treatment”

       Seehra, M. S.; Pyapalli, S. K.; Popp, B. V.; Goulay, F.; Gullion, T.; Poston, J. Cellulose 2014, 33, 1651-1658.

       DOI: 10.1007/s10570-014-0424-y



19. “A tripodal monopeptide ligand for asymmetric Rh(II) catalysis and the importance of on-bead catalyst

      development” Sambasivan, R.; Zheng, W.; Burya, S. J.; Popp, B. V.; Turro, C.; Clementi, C.; Ball, Z. T.

      Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 1401-1407. DOI: 10.1039/c3sc53354a









Graduate and Postdoctoral Publications prior to 2013


18. “Sequence-Specific Inhibition of a Designed Metallopeptide Catalyst” Popp, B. V.; Chen, Z.; Ball, Z. T. Chem.

      Commun. 2012, 48, 7492-7494. DOI: 10.1039/c2cc33808d



17. “Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Inhibitors of a PDZ Interaction that Regulates the Endocytic Fate of CFTR”

       Kundu, R.; Cushing, P. R.; Popp, B. V.; Zhao, Y.; Madden, D. R.; Ball, Z. T. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51,

       7217-7220. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201202291



16. “Reaction of O2 with [(–)-Sparteine]Pd(H)Cl: Evidence for an Intramolecular [H-L]+ “Reductive Elimination”

       Pathway” Decharin, N.; Popp, B. V.; Stahl, S. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 13268-13271.

       DOI: 10.1021/ja204989p



15. “Site-Specific Protein Modification with a Dirhodium-Metallopeptide Catalyst” Chen, Z; Popp, B. V.; Bovet, C.

       L.; Ball, Z. T. ACS Chem. Bio. 2011, 6, 920-925. DOI: 10.1021/cb2001523



14. “Mechanistic Studies of Wacker-type Intramolecular Oxidative Amination of Alkenes Catalyzed by

       Pd(OAc)2/Pyridine” Ye, X.; Liu, G.; Popp, B. V.; Stahl, S. S. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 1031-1044.

       DOI: 10.1021/jo102338a


            • Recognized as a “Featured Article” by J. Org. Chem.



13. “Proximity-Driven Metallopeptide Catalysis: Remarkable Side-Chain Scope Enables Modification of the Fos bZip

       Domain” Popp, B. V.; Ball, Z. T. Chem Sci. 2011, 2, 690-695. DOI: 10.1039/c0sc00564a


            • Highlighted in Chemistry World



12. “O2 Insertion into a Palladium-Hydride Bond: Observation of Mechanistic Crossover between HX-Reductive-

       Elimination and Hydrogen-Atom-Abstraction Pathways” Konnick, M. M.; Decharin, N. D.; Popp, B. V.;

       Stahl, S.S. Chem. Sci. 2011, 2, 326-330. DOI: 10.1039/c0sc00392a



11. “Electronic Structural Comparison of the Reactions of Dioxygen and Electron-Deficient Alkenes with Nitrogen-

       Chelated Palladium(0)” Popp, B. V.; Morales, C. M.; Landis, C. R.; Stahl, S. S. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49,

       8200-8207. DOI: 10.1021/ic100806w


            • Recognized as a Cover Article by Inorg. Chem.



10. “Helix Induction by Dirhodium: Access to Biocompatible Metallopeptides with Defined Secondary Structure”

       Zaykov. A.; Popp, B. V.; Ball, Z. T. Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 6651-6659. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200903092



9.  “Structure-Selective Modification of Aromatic Side Chains with Dirhodium Metallopeptide Catalysts” Popp, B. V.;

      Ball, Z. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 6660-6662. DOI: 10.1021/ja101456c


            • Highlighted in Chemical Engineering Progress Magazine



8.  “Mechanism of Pd(OAc)2/Pyrdine Catalyst Reoxidation by O2: Influence of Labile Monodentate Ligands and

      Identification of a Biomimetic Mechanism for O2 Activation” Popp, B. V.; Stahl, S. S. Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15,

      2915-2922. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200802311


            • Identified as a “Very Important Paper” (VIP) by Chem. Eur. J.



7.  “Insertion of Molecular Oxygen into a Pd-Hydride Bond: Computational Evidence for Two Nearly Isoenergetic

      Pathways” Popp, B. V.; Stahl, S. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 4410-4422. DOI: 10.1021/ja069037v



6.  “Reaction of Molecular Oxygen with an NHC-Coordinated Pd0 Complex: Computational Insights and

      Experimental Implications” Popp, B. V.; Wendlandt, J. E.; Landis, C. R.; Stahl, S. S. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

      2007, 46, 601-604. DOI: 10.1002/anie.200603667


            • Identified as a “Very Important Paper” (VIP) by Angew. Chem.



5.  “Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidation Reactions: Comparison of Benzoquinone and Molecular Oxygen as

      Stoichiometric Oxidants” Popp, B. V.; Stahl, S. S. Top. Organomet. Chem. 2007, 22, 149-189.

      DOI: 10.1007/3418_039



4.  “Similarities Between the Reactions of Dioxygen and Alkenes with Palladium(0): Relevance to the Use of

      Benzoquinone and Molecular Oxygen as Stoichiometric  Oxidants in Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidation Reactions”

      Popp, B. V.; Thorman, J. L.; Stahl, S. S. J. Mol. Cat. A: Chem. 2006, 251, 2-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.molcata.2006.02.019



3.  “"Oxidatively-Induced" Reductive Elimination of Dioxygen from an η2-Peroxopalladium(II) Complex Promoted by

      Electron-Deficient Alkenes” Popp, B. V.; Stahl, S. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 2804-2805.

      DOI: 10.1021/ja057753b



2.  “Development of 7-Membered N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands for Transition Metals” Scarborough, C. C.; Popp,

      B. V.; Guzei, I. A.; Stahl, S. S. J. Organomet. Chem. 2005, 690, 6143-6155. DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2005.08.022



1.  “"Inverse-electron-demand" Ligand Substitution: Experimental and Computational Insights into Olefin Exchange

      at Palladium(0)” Popp, B. V.; Thorman, J. L.; Morales, C. M.; Landis, C. R.; Stahl, S. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004,

     126, 14832-14842. DOI: 10.1021/ja0459734



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December 2016