James M Takacs

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Facile access to functionalized chiral secondary benzylic boronic esters: Via catalytic asymmetric hydroboration

Chakrabarty, S., Palencia, H., Morton, M. D., Carr, R. O. & Takacs, J. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Chemical Science. 10, 18, p. 4854-4861 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bearings (structural)
Alkenes
Organophosphonates
Rhodium
Esters

Ligand-Controlled Regiodivergent Enantioselective Rhodium-Catalyzed Alkene Hydroboration

Bochat, A. J., Shoba, V. M. & Takacs, J. M., Jul 8 2019, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 58, 28, p. 9434-9438 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Regioselectivity
Rhodium
Alkenes
Olefins
Ligands
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)
Organophosphonates
Boron
Alkenes
Olefins
Esters
5 Citations (Scopus)

Rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric hydroboration of γ,δ-unsaturated amide derivatives: δ-borylated amides

Hoang, G. L., Zhang, S. & Takacs, J. M., Jan 1 2018, In : Chemical Communications. 54, 38, p. 4838-4841 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhodium
Alkenes
Amides
Olefins
Derivatives
2017
20 Citations (Scopus)

Enantioselective γ-borylation of unsaturated amides and stereoretentive Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling

Hoang, G. L. & Takacs, J. M., Jan 1 2017, In : Chemical Science. 8, 6, p. 4511-4516 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amides
Derivatives
Amino Alcohols
Lactams
Rhodium
9 Citations (Scopus)

Remarkably Facile Borane-Promoted, Rhodium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Tri- and Tetrasubstituted Alkenes

Shoba, V. M. & Takacs, J. M., Apr 26 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 16, p. 5740-5743 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boranes
Rhodium
Hydrogenation
Alkenes
Olefins
27 Citations (Scopus)
Bearings (structural)
Organophosphonates
Alkenes
Rhodium
Olefins
2016
56 Citations (Scopus)

Ruthenium-Catalyzed Amination of Secondary Alcohols Using Borrowing Hydrogen Methodology

Marichev, K. O. & Takacs, J. M., Apr 1 2016, In : ACS Catalysis. 6, 4, p. 2205-2210 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amination
Diamines
Ruthenium
Cyclization
Hydrogen
41 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of Chiral Tertiary Boronic Esters by Oxime-Directed Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration

Shoba, V. M., Thacker, N. C., Bochat, A. J. & Takacs, J. M., Jan 22 2016, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 55, 4, p. 1465-1469 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oximes
Esters
Carbon
Hydroxylamines
Alkenes
2015
24 Citations (Scopus)

Enantioselective desymmetrization via carbonyl-directed catalytic asymmetric hydroboration and Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling

Hoang, G. L., Yang, Z. D., Smith, S. M., Pal, R., Miska, J. L., Pérez, D. E., Pelter, L. S. W., Zeng, X. C. & Takacs, J. M., Feb 20 2015, In : Organic Letters. 17, 4, p. 940-943 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydroboration
Rhodium
cross coupling
Palladium
rhodium
2 Citations (Scopus)

Surprisingly facile C-H activation in the course of oxime-directed catalytic asymmetric hydroboration

Thacker, N. C., Shoba, V. M., Geis, A. E. & Takacs, J. M., Dec 1 2015, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 56, 23, p. 3306-3310 5 p., 45600.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oximes
Ethers
Labeling
Chemical activation
2014
19 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanistic insights into carbonyl-directed rhodium-catalyzed hydroboration: Ab initio study of a cyclic γ,δ-unsaturated amide

Yang, Z. D., Pal, R., Hoang, G. L., Zeng, X. C. & Takacs, J. M., Mar 7 2014, In : ACS Catalysis. 4, 3, p. 763-771 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhodium
Amides
Alkenes
Gibbs free energy
Isomerization
2012
11 Citations (Scopus)

Ligand scaffold optimization of a supramolecular hydrogenation catalyst: Analyzing the influence of key structural subunits on reactivity and selectivity

Thacker, N. C., Moteki, S. A. & Takacs, J. M., Dec 7 2012, In : ACS Catalysis. 2, 12, p. 2743-2752 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scaffolds
Hydrogenation
Ligands
Catalysts
Enantioselectivity

Preparation of D-cycloserine and 13C-labeled D-cycloserine

Thacker, N. C., Molnár-Tóth, J., Miska, J. L., Barletta, R. G. & Takacs, J. M., Dec 1 2012, In : Heterocycles. 86, 2, p. 1575-1582 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cycloserine
Enantiomers
Tuberculosis
Derivatives
Pharmaceutical Preparations
23 Citations (Scopus)

Two-stage optimization of a supramolecular catalyst for catalytic asymmetric hydroboration

Moteki, S. A., Toyama, K., Liu, Z., Ma, J., Holmes, A. E. & Takacs, J. M., Jan 7 2012, In : Chemical Communications. 48, 2, p. 263-265 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Styrenes
Regioselectivity
Catalysts
Enantioselectivity
Scaffolds
25 Citations (Scopus)

γ-Selective directed catalytic asymmetric hydroboration of 1,1-disubstituted alkenes

Smith, S. M., Hoang, G. L., Pal, R., Khaled, M. O. B., Pelter, L. S. W., Zeng, X. C. & Takacs, J. M., Dec 28 2012, In : Chemical Communications. 48, 100, p. 12180-12182 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alkenes
Amides
Olefins
Esters
2011
20 Citations (Scopus)

Catalytic asymmetric hydroboration of β,γ-unsaturated Weinreb amides: Striking influence of the borane

Smith, S. M., Uteuliyev, M. & Takacs, J. M., Jul 5 2011, In : Chemical Communications. 47, 27, p. 7812-7814 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boranes
Enantioselectivity
Amides
2010
70 Citations (Scopus)

Amide-directed catalytic asymmetric hydroboration of trisubstituted alkenes

Smith, S. M. & Takacs, J. M., Mar 1 2010, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 132, 6, p. 1740-1741 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhodium
Alkenes
Amides
Olefins
Catalysts
29 Citations (Scopus)

Remarkable levels of enantioswitching in catalytic asymmetric hydroboration

Smith, S. M. & Takacs, J. M., Oct 15 2010, In : Organic Letters. 12, 20, p. 4612-4615 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydroboration
antipodes
Phosphites
Ligands
catalysts
22 Citations (Scopus)

Vibrational properties of ferroelectric β -vinylidene fluoride polymers and oligomers

Nakhmanson, S. M., Korlacki, R., Johnston, J. T., Ducharme, S., Ge, Z. & Takacs, J. M., May 27 2010, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 81, 17, 174120.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vinylidene
oligomers
Oligomers
Ferroelectric materials
fluorides
2008
3 Citations (Scopus)

Biotinyl-methyl 4-(amidomethyl)benzoate is a competitive inhibitor of human biotinidase

Kobza, K. A., Chaiseeda, K., Sarath, G., Takacs, J. M. & Zempleni, J., Dec 1 2008, In : Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 19, 12, p. 826-832 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biotinidase
Benzoates
Biotin
Biotinylation
Histones
35 Citations (Scopus)

Click-connected ligand scaffolds: macrocyclic chelates for asymmetric hydrogenation

Qing, Z. & Takacs, J. M., Feb 21 2008, In : Organic Letters. 10, 4, p. 545-548 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogenation
chelates
Scaffolds
hydrogenation
Click Chemistry
85 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient amide-directed catalytic asymmetric hydroboration

Smith, S. M., Thacker, N. C. & Takacs, J. M., Mar 26 2008, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 130, 12, p. 3734-3735 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amides
Rhodium
Alkenes
Olefins
Ligands
4 Citations (Scopus)

Electronic structure evidence for all-trans poly(methylvinylidene cyanide)

Xiao, J., Poulsen, M., Sahadeva Reddy, D., Takacs, J. M., Losovyj, Y. B. & Dowben, P. A., Aug 1 2008, In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 48, 8, p. 1649-1654 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyanides
Photoemission
Electronic structure
Conformations
Carbon
66 Citations (Scopus)
Scaffolds
Self assembly
Ligands
Substrates
Regioselectivity
7 Citations (Scopus)

Oligo(vinylidene fluoride) Langmuir-Blodgett films studied by spectroscopic ellipsometry and the density functional theory

Korlacki, R., Johnson, J. T., Kim, J., Ducharme, S., Thompson, D. W., Fridkin, V. M., Ge, Z. & Takacs, J. M., Aug 25 2008, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 129, 6, 064704.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spectroscopic ellipsometry
Langmuir Blodgett films
vinylidene
Langmuir-Blodgett films
ellipsometry
2007
4 Citations (Scopus)

Activated water desorption from poly(methylvinylidene cyanide)

Ilie, C. C., Jacobson, P. A., Yakovkin, I. N., Rosa, L. G., Poulsen, M., Sahadeva Reddy, D., Takacs, J. M. & Dowben, P. A., Jul 12 2007, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 111, 27, p. 7742-7746 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyanides
cyanides
Thermal desorption
Desorption
desorption
2006
30 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of the electronic structure of two polymers with strong dipole ordering

Xiao, J., Rosa, L. G., Poulsen, M., Feng, D. Q., Sahadeva Reddy, D., Takacs, J. M., Cai, L., Zhang, J., Ducharme, S. & Dowben, P. A., Apr 5 2006, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 18, 13, p. L155-L161

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electronic structure
Polymers
dipoles
electronic structure
Point groups
55 Citations (Scopus)

Rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenation using self-assembled chiral bidentate ligands

Takacs, J. M., Chaiseeda, K., Moteki, S. A., Reddy, D. S., Wu, D. & Chandra, K., Feb 1 2006, In : Pure and Applied Chemistry. 78, 2, p. 501-509 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhodium
Hydrogenation
Ligands
Scaffolds
Structural metals
28 Citations (Scopus)

Single enantiomer, chiral donor-acceptor metal complexes from bisoxazoline pseudoracemates

Atkins, J. M., Moteki, S. A., DiMagno, S. G. & Takacs, J. M., Jun 22 2006, In : Organic Letters. 8, 13, p. 2759-2762 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enantiomers
Coordination Complexes
enantiomers
Complexation
Zinc
56 Citations (Scopus)

TADDOL-derived phosphites and phosphoramidites for efficient rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric hydroboration

Moteki, S. A., Wu, D., Chandra, K. L., Sahadeva Reddy, D. & Takacs, J. M., Jul 6 2006, In : Organic Letters. 8, 14, p. 3097-3100 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydroboration
Phosphites
Rhodium
rhodium
Styrenes
6 Citations (Scopus)

Water absorption and desorption from the dipole ordered polymer poly(methylvinylidene cyanide)

Jacobson, P. A., Ilie, C. C., Yakovkin, I. N., Poulsen, M., Reddy, D. S., Takacs, J. M. & Dowben, P. A., Aug 10 2006, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 110, 31, p. 15389-15392 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyanides
cyanides
Water absorption
Desorption
Polymers
2005
5 Citations (Scopus)

Improved turnover numbers in palladium-catalyzed bisdiene cyclization-trapping using N-heterocyclic carbene ligands

Takacs, J. M., Layek, S., Palencia, H. & Andrews, R. N., Dec 1 2005, In : Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis. 347, 15, p. 1937-1942 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclization
Palladium
Ligands
Catalysts
Phenol
21 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of ferroelectricity in poly(methyl vinylidene cyanide)

Poulsen, M., Ducharme, S., Sorokin, A. V., Reddy, S., Takacs, J. M., Wen, Y., Kim, J. & Adenwalla, S., Dec 22 2005, In : Ferroelectrics, Letters Section. 32, 3-4, p. 91-97 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ferroelectricity
ferroelectricity
Cyanides
cyanides
vinylidene
9 Citations (Scopus)

N-heterocyclic carbene-palladium catalysts for the bisdiene cyclization-trapping reaction with sulfonamides under thermal and microwave conditions

Takacs, J. M., Venkataraman, S., Andrews, R. N. & Pelter, L. S. W., Dec 1 2005, In : Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 690, 24-25, p. 6205-6209 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclization
Sulfonamides
Palladium
carbenes
Microwaves
45 Citations (Scopus)

The selective formation of neutral, heteroleptic zinc(II) complexes via self-discrimination of chiral bisoxazoline racemates and pseudoracemates

Takacs, J. M., Hrvatin, P. M., Atkins, J. M., Reddy, D. S. & Clark, J. L., Feb 1 2005, In : New Journal of Chemistry. 29, 2, p. 263-265 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self assembly
Zinc
Metals
2004
149 Citations (Scopus)

Asymmetric Catalysis Using Self-Assembled Chiral Bidentate P,P-Ligands

Takacs, J. M., Reddy, D. S., Moteki, S. A., Wu, D. & Palencia, H., Apr 14 2004, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 126, 14, p. 4494-4495 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catalysis
Metals
Ligands
Self assembly
Structural metals
5 Citations (Scopus)

Improving catalyst scope: Use of multiple aniline substrates to optimize a palladium-catalyzed bisdiene cyclization

Takacs, J. M. & Han, J., Sep 2 2004, In : Organic Letters. 6, 18, p. 3099-3102 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aniline Compounds
Cyclization
Palladium
aniline
palladium
54 Citations (Scopus)

Suzuki-Miyaura coupling with high turnover number using an N-acyl-N-heterocyclic carbene palladacycle precursor

Palencia, H., Garcia-Jimenez, F. & Takacs, J. M., May 10 2004, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 45, 20, p. 3849-3853 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coumarins
Salts
Ligands
Derivatives
carbene
2003
27 Citations (Scopus)

Controlling mode selectivity in palladium-catalyzed bisdiene carbocyclizations: Optimizing for cyclization-trapping over cycloisomerization

Takacs, J. M., Schroeder, S. D., Han, J., Gifford, M., Jiang, X. T., Saleh, T., Vayalakkada, S. & Yap, A. H., Oct 2 2003, In : Organic Letters. 5, 20, p. 3595-3598 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclization
Palladium
Phosphorus
palladium
selectivity
8 Citations (Scopus)

Palladium-Catalyzed Bisdiene Carbocyclizations: A Facile [3 + 2] Cycloaddition Reaction Mode

Takacs, J. M. & Leonov, A. P., Nov 13 2003, In : Organic Letters. 5, 23, p. 4317-4320 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cycloaddition
Cycloaddition Reaction
Palladium
cycloaddition
palladium
14 Citations (Scopus)

Palladium-catalyzed regiocontrolled and stereoselective alkylations of bis(trifluoroethyl) malonates with dienyl alcohols

Takacs, J. M., Jiang, X. T. & Leonov, A. P., Sep 8 2003, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 44, 37, p. 7075-7079 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malonates
Alkylation
Palladium
phosphine
Alcohols
22 Citations (Scopus)

Targeting Methanopterin Biosynthesis to Inhibit Methanogenesis

Dumitru, R., Palencia, H., Schroeder, S. D., DeMontigny, B. A., Takacs, J. M., Rasche, M. E., Miner, J. L. & Ragsdale, S. W., Dec 1 2003, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 69, 12, p. 7236-7241 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

p-aminobenzoic acid
4-Aminobenzoic Acid
Methane
methanogenesis
methane production
2002
25 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon Nucleophiles in the Mitsunobu Reaction. Mono- and Dialkylation of Bis(2,2,2-trifluoroethyl) Malonates

Takacs, J. M., Xu, Z., Jiang, X. T., Leonov, A. P. & Theriot, G. C., Oct 31 2002, In : Organic Letters. 4, 22, p. 3843-3845 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malonates
Nucleophiles
nucleophiles
alkylation
Alkylation
13 Citations (Scopus)

Iron-catalyzed enediene carbocyclizations. The total synthesis of (-)-gibboside

Takacs, J. M., Vayalakkada, S., Mehrman, S. J. & Kingsbury, C. L., Nov 11 2002, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 43, 46, p. 8417-8420 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclopentanes
Iron
2000
33 Citations (Scopus)

Femtosecond luminescence dynamics in a nonlinear optical organic dendrimer

Varnavski, O., Leanov, A., Liu, L. & Takacs, J., Jan 1 2000, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 61, 19, p. 12732-12738 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dendrimers
dendrimers
Luminescence
luminescence
fluorescence
58 Citations (Scopus)

Large Nonlinear Refraction and Higher Order Nonlinear Optical Effects in a Novel Organic Dendrimer

Varnavski, O., Leanov, A., Liu, L., Takacs, J. & Goodson, T., Jan 20 2000, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 104, 2, p. 179-188 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dendrimers
dendrimers
Refraction
refraction
Refractive index
1998
4 Citations (Scopus)

Palladium-catalyzed bisdiene carbocyclizations: Cycloisomerizations of bisdienes bearing an ester substituent

Takacs, J. M., Jaber, M. R., Strakhov, A. V. & Athalye, R. V., Jul 9 1998, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 39, 28, p. 5003-5006 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Palladium
Esters
50 Citations (Scopus)

Preparation of chiral oxazolidin-2-ones and vicinal amino alcohols

Takacs, J. M., Jaber, M. R. & Vellekoop, A. S., Apr 17 1998, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 63, 8, p. 2742-2748 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amino Alcohols
Oxazolidinones
5 Citations (Scopus)

Regio- and diastereoselective boron-mediated aldol reactions of chiral α,β,γ,δ-unsaturated N-acyloxazolidinones

Takacs, J. M., Jaber, M. R., Swanson, B. J. & Mehrman, S. J., Dec 24 1998, In : Tetrahedron Asymmetry. 9, 24, p. 4313-4324 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boron
Condensation
boron
condensation
trienes