The Ohio State UniversityDepartment of Chemistry
The Rajanbabu Research Group

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Publications by Topic

- Organosilicon Chemistry
+ Novel Cyclizations
+ Free Radical Chemistry
- Low-valent Zr/Ti Chemistry
- Asymmetric Catalysis
+ Design and Application of New Ligands
+ Miscellaneous

Original Publications - Asymmetric Hydrovinylation
Number
Title, Authors
 Journal, Year, Volume, Pages

99
"Asymmetric Hydrovinylation of 1-Vinylcycloalkenes. Reagent Control of Regio- and Stereoselectivity", Page, J. P.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 6556-6559.Download PDF Document


98
"Asymmetric Hydrovinylation of Vinylindoles. A Facile Route to Cyclopenta[g]indole Natural Products (+)-cis-Trikentrin A and (+)-cis-Trikentrin B", Liu, W.; Lim, H. J.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 5496-5499.Download PDF Document


96
"Ethylene in Organic Synthesis: A New Route to Anticholenergic Pyrrolidinoindolines, and Other Molecules with All Carbon-Quaternary Centers via Asymmetric Hydrovinylation", Lim, H. J.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 6596-6599.Download PDF Document


95
"Ethylene in Organic Synthesis. Repetitive Hydrovinylation of Alkenes for Highly Enantioselective Syntheses of Pseudopterosins", Mans, D. J.; Cox, G. A.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 5776-5779.Download PDF Document


94
"Reactivity and Selectivity in Hydrovinylation of Strained Alkenes", Liu, W.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 7636-7643.Download PDF Document


89
"Asymmetric Hydrovinylation of Unactivated Linear 1,3-Dienes", Sharma, R. S.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 3295-3297.Download PDF Document


87
"Regiodivergent Ring Opening of Chiral Aziridines", Wu, B.; Parquette, J. R.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 Science 2009, 326, 1662.Download PDF Document


85
"Tunable Phosphoramidite Ligands for Asymmetric Hydrovinylation: Ligands par excellence for Generation of All-Carbon Quaternary Centers", Smith, C. R.; Lim, H. J.; Zhang, A.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 Synthesis 2009, 12, 2089-2100.Download PDF Document


84
"Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis Using Feedstocks. An Enantioselective Route to 2-Arylpropionic Acids and 2-Arylethyl Amines via Hydrovinylation of Vinylarenes", Smith, C. R.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 3066-3072.Download PDF Document


82
"A Theoretical Investigation of the Mechanism of Hydrovinylation Reaction", Joseph, J.; RajanBabu, T. V.; Jemmis, E. D.
 Organometallics 2009, 28, 3552-3566.Download PDF Document


80
"In Pursuit of an Ideal Carbon-Carbon Bond-Forming Reaction. The Hydrovinylation of Alkenes", RajanBabu, T. V.; Nomura, N.; Jin, J.; Nandi, M.; Park, H.; Ramaiah, K.; Zhang, A.; Saha, B.; Mans, D.; Smith, C. R.; Lim, H.
 Synlett 2009, 21, 853-885.Download PDF Document


77
"Efficient, Selective and Green: Catalyst Tuning for Highly Enantioselective Reactions of Ethylene", Smith, C. R.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 1657-1659.Download PDF Document


76
"Ligand Tuning in Asymmetric Hydrovinylation of 1,3-Dienes. A Stereoselective Route to either Steroid-C20(S) or -C20(R) Derivatives", Saha, B.; Smith, C. R.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 9000-9005.Download PDF Document


75
"(R)-3-Methyl-3-phenyl-1-pentene via Catalytic Asymmetric Hydrovinylation", Smith, C. R.; Zhang, A.; Mans, D.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 Org. Synth. 2008, 85, 238-247.Download PDF Document


74
"(R)-2,2-Binaphthoyl-(S,S)-Di(1-phenylethyl) Aminophosphine. Scalable Protocols for the Synthesis of Phosphoramidite (Feringa) Ligands", Smith, C. R.; Mans, D.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 Org. Synth. 2008, 85, 248-266.Download PDF Document


72
"Syntheses and Applications of 2-Phosphino-2'-alkoxy-1,1'-binaphthyl Ligands. Development of a Working Model for Asymmetric Induction in Hydrovinylation Reactions", Saha, B.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 2357-2363.Download PDF Document


70
"All Carbon Quaternary Centers via Asymmetric Hydrovinylation. New Approaches to the Exocyclic Side Chain Stereochemistry Problem", Zhang, A.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 5620-5621.Download PDF Document


69
"Hydrovinylation of 1,3-Dienes: A New Protocol, an Asymmetric Variation, and a Potential Solution to the Exocyclic Side Chain Stereochemistry Problem", Zhang, A.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 54-55.Download PDF Document


68
"Tunable Phosphinite, Phosphite and Phosphoramidite Ligands for Asymmetric Hydrovinylation Reaction", Park, H.; Kumareswaran, R.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 Tetrahedron 2005, 61, 6352-6367.Download PDF Document


65
"Chiral Benzyl Centers through Asymmetric Catalysis. A Three Step Synthesis of (R)-(-)- α-Curcumene", Zhang, A.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 3159-3162.Download PDF Document


62
"Fine-tuning Monophosphine Ligands for Enhanced Enantioselectivity. Influence of Chiral Hemilabile Pendant Groups", Zhang, A.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 Org. Lett. 2004, 6(9), 1515-1517.Download PDF Document


61
"Heterodimerization of Olefins 1. Hydrovinylation Reactions of Olefins That Are Amenable to Asymmetric Catalysis", RajanBabu, T. V.; Nomura, N.; Jin, J.; Nandi, M.; Park, H.; Sun, X.
 J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 8431-8446.Download PDF Document


60
"Hydrovinylation of Norbornene. Ligand Dependent Selectivity and Asymmetric Variations", Kumareswaran, R.; Nandi, N.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 4345-4348.Download PDF Document


57
"Asymmetric Hydrovinylation Reaction", RajanBabu, T. V.
 Chem. Rev. 2003, 103(8), 2845-2860.Download PDF Document


54
"Tunable Ligands for Asymmetric Catalysis. Readily Available Carbohydrate-derived Diarylphosphinites Induce High Selectivity in the Hydrovinylation of Styrene Derivatives", Park, H.; RajanBabu,T. V.
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 734-735.Download PDF Document


46
"Heterodimerization of Propylene and Vinylarenes: Functional Group Compatibility in a Highly Efficient Ni-Catalyzed Carbon-Carbon Bond-Forming Reaction", Jin, J.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 Tetrahedron 2000, 56, 2145-2151.Download PDF Document


41
"Synergistic Effects of Hemilabile Coordination and Counterions in Homogeneous Catalysis: New Tunable Monophosphine Ligands for Hydrovinylation Reactions", Nandi, M.; Jin, J.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 9899-9900.Download PDF Document


39
"Hydrovinylation and Related Reactions: New Protocols and Control Elements in Search of Greater Synthetic Efficiency and Selectivity", RajanBabu, T. V.; Nomura, N.; Jin, J.; Radetich, B.; Park, H.; Nandi, M.
 Chem. Eu. J. 1999, 5, 1963-1968.Download PDF Document


36
"The Hydrovinylation Reaction: A New Highly Selective Protocol Amenable to Asymmetric Catalysis", Nomura, N.; Jin, J.; Park, H.; RajanBabu, T. V.
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 459-460.Download PDF Document

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T. V. (Babu) RajanBabu
Department of Chemistry
The Ohio State University
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