74. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Brown, Derek B.; Martin, Jessica K.; Marelius, David C.; Abadjian, Marie-Caline; Tran, Hai N.; Kalyuzhny, Gregory; Vecchio, Kenneth S.; Specht, Zephen G.; Cortes-Llamas, Sara A.; Miranda-Soto, Valentin; van Niekerk, Christoffel; Moore, Curtis E.; Rheingold, Arnold L. Evolution of Iridium-Based Molecular Catalysts during Water Oxidation with Ceric Ammonium Nitrate” J. Am. Chem. Soc. , 2011, 133 (47), pp 19024–19027.

73.Miranda-Soto, Valentin; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Cooksy, Andrew. L.; Golen, James D.; Moore, Curtis. E.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; “A Labile and Catalytically Active Imidazol-2-yl Fragment System” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2011, 50(3), 631-635.

72. Specht, Zephen, G.; Cortes-Llamas, Sara, A.; Tran, Hai, N.; van Nierkerk, Christoffel J.; Rancudo, Khing, T.; Golen, James D.; Moore, Curtis. E.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; Dweyer, Tammy, J.; Grotjahn, Douglas B. “Enabling Bifunctionality and Hemilability of NHC Complexes” Chemistry A European Journal 2011, 17(24), 6606-6609.

71.Huang, Zhihua; Sengar, Raghvendra S.; Nigam, Archana; Abadjian, Marie-Caline; Potter, Douglas M.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Wiener, Erik C. “A Fluorinated Dendrimer-Based Nanotechnology Platform: New Contrast Agents for High Field Imaging” Investigative Radiology 2010, 45(10), 641-654.

70.Grotjahn, Douglas B. “Bifunctional Organometallic Catalysis and Reactivity Using Heterocyclic Phosphines and Metalated Heterocycles” Chemistry Letters 2010, 39(9), 908-914.

69. Nair, Reji; Golen, James, A.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; Grotjahn, Douglas B. “Unexpected Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Pt(II)Cl2-1,5-hexadiene from Reaction of Allyl Chloride and K2PtCl4” Inorganica Chimica Acta 2010, 364, 272-274.

68. Erdogan, Gulin; Grotjahn, Douglas B. “Catalysis of Selective Hydrogen/Deuterium Exchange at Allylic Positions Using Deuterium Oxide” Topics in Catalysis 2010, 53, 1055-1058.

67. Nair, Reji; Lee, Paul; Grotjahn, Douglas B. “One-Pot Formation of Functionalized Indole and Benzofuran Derivatives Using a Single Bifunctional Ruthenium Catalyst” Topics in Catalysis 2010, 53, 1045-1047.

66. Larsen, Casey; Grotjahn, Douglas B. “New Insights on Kinetic versus Thermodynamic Ratios in Catalyzed Alkene Isomerization” Topics in Catalysis 2010, 53, 1015-1018.

65. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Kraus, John E.; Amouri, Hani.; Rager, Marie N.; Cooksy, Andrew. L.; Arita, Amy J.; Cortes Llamas, Sara. A.; Mallari, Allan. A.; DiPasquale, Antonio G.; Moore, Curtis. E.; Liable-Sands, Louise M.; Golen, James D.; Zakharov, Lev N.; Rheingold, Arnold L. “Multimodal Study of Secondary Interactions in (CpIr)-Ir-star Complexes of Imidazolylphosphines Bearing an NH Group” ”J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 7919-7934.

64.Nair, Reji; Lee, Paul; Rheingold, Arnold L.; Grotjahn, Douglas B. “Single Bifunctional Ruthenium Catalyst for One-Pot Cyclization and Hydration giving Functionalized Indoles and Benzofurans” Chemistry A European Journal 2010, 16, 7992-7995.

63.Grotjahn, Douglas B. “Structures, Mechanisms, and Results in Bifunctional Catalysis and Related Species Involving Proton Transfer” Topics in Catalysis 2010, 53, 1009-1014.

62.Grotjahn, Douglas B. “Heteroatoms moving protons: Synthetic and mechanistic studies of bifunctional organometallic catalysis” Applied and Pure Chemistry 2010, 82, 635-647.

61.Erdogan, Gulin; Grotjahn, Douglas B. “Mild and Selective Deuteration and Isomerization of Alkenes by Bifunctional Catalyst and Deuterium Oxide” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 10354-10355.

60.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Larsen, Casey; Erdogan, Gulin; Gustafson, Jeffery; Sharma, Abhinandini; Nair, Reji, “Bifunctional Catalysis of Alkene Isomerization and its Applications,” Catal. Org. React. 2009, 123, 379-387.

59.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; “Bifunctional catalysts and related complexes: structures and properties,” invited Perspectives article for Dalton Transactions 2008, 6497-6508.

58. Miranda-Soto, Valentin; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; DiPasquale, Antonio G.; and Rheingold, Arnold L. “Imidazol-2-yl Complexes of Cp*Ir as Bifunctional Ambident Reactants,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 13200-13201 (communication).

57.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Kragulj, Elijah J.; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D.; Miranda-Soto, Valentin; Lev, Daniel A.; and Cooksy, Andrew L. “Finding the Proton in a Key Intermediate of anti-Markovnikov Alkyne Hydration by a Bifunctional Catalyst,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 10860-10861.

56. Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Miranda-Soto, Valentin; Kragulj, Elijah J.; Lev, Daniel A.; Erdogan, Gulin; Zeng, Xi; and Cooksy, Andrew L. ” Hydrogen Bond Acceptance of Bifunctional Ligands in an Alkyne-Metal p Complex,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 20-21.

55.Moussa, J. ; Chamoreau, L.-M.; Boubekeur, K.; Amouri, H.*; Rager, M. N. ; Grotjahn, D. B., “Synthesis of the Electron-Poor Dicationic Arene Complex [Cp*Ir p-bis(difluoromethyl)benzene ][BF4]2 and Ring Attack by Hydroxide in Attempted Deprotonation: Synthesis, Structures and C-H…F Hydrogen Bonding,” Organometallics 2008, 27, 67-71.

54.Kragulj, Elijah J.; Gustafson, Jeffery L.; Grotjahn, Douglas B., “A Convenient Method for Regeneration of Free Thiol from a tert-Butyl Thioether,” Synlett 2007, 2851-2854.

53.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Larsen, Casey R.; Gustafson, Jeffery L.; Nair, Reji; Sharma, Abhinandini “Extensive Isomerization of Alkenes using a Bifunctional Catalyst: An Alkene Zipper,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 9592-9593. [see also “Isomerization at a distance,” Science and Technology Concentrates section of Chemical and Engineering News, 23 July 2007 issue, page 29.]

52.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Zeng, Xi; Cooksy, Andrew L.; Kassel, W. Scott; DiPasquale, Antonio G.; Rheingold, Arnold L., “Experimental and Computational Study of the Transformation of Terminal Alkynes to Vinylidene Ligands on trans-(Chloro)bis(phosphine)Rh Fragments and Effects of Phosphine Substituents,” Organometallics 2007, 26, 3385-3402.

51.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Gong, Yi; DiPasquale, Antonio G.; Zakharov, Lev N.; Rheingold, Arnold L., “Bifunctional Imidazolylphosphine Ligands as Hydrogen Bond Donors Promote N-H and O-H Activation on Platinum,” Organometallics, 2006, 25, 5693-5695. [one of the 20 most-accessed articles in Organometallics published between September and December, 2006]

50. Miranda-Soto, Valentin; Pérez-Torrente, Jesús J.; Oro, Luis A.; Lahoz, Fernando J.; Martín, M. Luisa; Parra-Hake, Miguel; Grotjahn, Douglas B. “Effects of the heterocycle and its substituents on structure and fluxionality in Rh(I) and Ir(I) complexes with the hindered thiolates 6-tert-butylpyridine-2-thiolate and 1-alkyl-4-tert-butylimidazole-2-thiolate (alkyl = methyl and tert-butyl),” Organometallics, 2006, 25, 4374-4390.

49.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Zeng, Xi; Cooksy, A. L., “Alkyne-to-vinylidene Transformation on trans-(Cl)Rh(phosphine)2: Acceleration by a Heterocyclic Ligand and Absence of Bimolecular Mechanism,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 2798-2799.

48.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Gong, Yi; Zakharov, Lev; Golen, James A.; Rheingold, Arnold L., “Changes in Coordination of Sterically Demanding Hybrid Imidazolylphosphine Ligands on Pd(0) and Pd(II),” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 438-453.

47.Miranda-Soto, Valentin; Parra-Hake, Miguel; Morales-Morales, David; Toscano, Ruben A.; Boldt, Grant; Koch, Anatol; Grotjahn, Douglas B., “A Binding Pocket for Coordinated Water Formed by the Metal Center and Two Heterocyclic Nitrogens in Chelating Bis-thioethers of the Complexes {Cp*M[Im’S(CH2)2SIm’](H2O)}2+ (M = Rh, Ir; Im’ = 1-alkyl-4-tert-butylimidazol-2-yl), Organometallics, 2005, 24, 5569-5575.

46.Lev, Daniel A.; Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Amouri, Hani, “Reversal of Reactivity in Diene-complexed ortho-Quinone Methide Complexes: Insights and Explanations from ab initio Density Functional Theory Calculations, Organometallics, 2005, 24, 4232-4240.

45.Grotjahn, Douglas B., “Bifunctional Organometallic Catalysts involving Proton Transfer or Hydrogen Bonding,” invited Concepts piece for Chemistry – a European Journal, 2005, 11, 7147-7153.

44.Daniel A. Lev and Douglas B. Grotjahn, “An Enzyme-Like Mechanism Involving Bifunctional Ruthenium Catalysts,” Catal. Org. React., 2005, 104, 237-242.

43.Douglas B. Grotjahn and Daniel A. Lev, “Enzyme-like Acceleration in Catalytic Anti-Markovnikov Hydration of Alkynes to Aldehydes,” Catal. Org. React., 2005, 104, 227-236.

42.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Joubran, Camil, “Oxidative addition of the C-O bond of amino acid esters to Rh(I) forming chelating acyl complexes,” Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2004, 357, 3047-3056.

41.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Halfen, DeWayne T.; Ziurys, Lucy M.; Cooksy, Andrew L., “Gas-Phase Synthesis, Submillimeter Spectra, and Precise Structure of Monomeric, Solvent-Free CuCH3,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 12621-12627.

40.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Lev, Daniel A., “A General Bifunctional Catalyst for the Anti-Markovnikov Hydration of Terminal Alkynes to Aldehydes Gives Enzyme-Like Rate and Selectivity Enhancements,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 12232-12233. [see also “Organometallic catalysts are enzyme-like,” Science and Technology Concentrates section of Chemical and Engineering News, 4 October 2004 issue, page 31.]

39.Amouri, H.; Caspar, R.; Gruselle, M.; Guyard-Duhayon, C.; Boubekeur, K.; Lev, D. A.; Collins, L. S. B.; Grotjahn, D. B., “Chiral Recognition and Resolution Mediated by π-π Interactions: Synthesis and X-ray Structure of trans-[(Sp,Sp)-bis(Cp*Ru)-carbazolyl][-Trisphat],” Organometallics, 2004, 23, 4338-4341.

38.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Hoerter, Justin M.; Hubbard, John L., “Double C-H Activation during Functionalization of Phenyl(methyl)ketene on Iridium(I) Using Alkynes. Synthesis of 1,4-Dien-3-ones,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 8866-8867.

37.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Van, Sang; Combs, David; Lev, Daniel; Schneider, Christian; Incarvito, Christopher; Lam, Kim-Chung; Rossi, Gene; Rheingold, A. L.; Rideout, Marc; Meyer, Christoph; Hernandez, Genaro; Mejorado, Lupe, “Substituent Control of Hydrogen Bonding in Palladium(II)-Pyrazole Complexes, Inorg. Chem., 2003, 42, 3347-3355.

36.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Van, Sang; Combs, David; Lev, Daniel; Schneider, Christian; Rideout, Marc; Meyer, Christoph; Hernandez, Genaro; Mejorado, Lupe, “New Flexible Synthesis of Pyrazole Ligands with Different, Functionalized Substituents at C3 and C5,” J. Org. Chem., 2002, 67, 9200-9209.

35.Grotjahn, D. B.; Brewster, M. A.; Ziurys, L. M., ” The First Precise Molecular Structure of a Monomeric Transition Metal Cyanide, Copper(I) Cyanide,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2002, 124, 5895-5901.

34.Grotjahn, D. B.; Incarvito, C. D.; Rheingold, A. L. “Combined Effects of Metal and Ligand Capable of Accepting a Proton or Hydrogen Bond Catalyze anti-Markovnikov Hydration of Terminal Alkynes,” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl., 2001, 40, 3884-3887.

33.Urtel, H.; Bikzhanova, G. A.; Grotjahn, D. B.; Hofmann, P. “Reversible Carbon-Carbon Double Bond Cleavage of a Ketene Ligand at a Single Iridium(I) Center: A Density Functional and QM/MM Study,” Organometallics, 2001, 20, 3938-3949.

32.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Collins, Laura S. B.; Wolpert, Marcus; Bikzhanova, Galina A.; Lo, H. C.; Combs, David; Hubbard, John L., “First Direct Structural Comparison of Complexes of the Same Metal Fragment to Ketenes in both C,C- and C,O-Bonding Modes,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 8260-8270.

31.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Sheridan, P.; Al Jihad, I.; Ziurys, L. M., “The First Synthesis and Structural Determination of a Monomeric, Unsolvated Lithium Amide, LiNH2,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 5489-5494.

30.Grotjahn, D. B.; Van, S.; Combs, D.; Kassel, W. S.; Rheingold, A. L., “Hydrogen Bonding in the Crystal Structure of Bis{3-[(thiomethyl)methyl]pyrazole}copper(II) Perchlorate,” J. Inorg. Biochem., 2001, 85, 61-65.

29. Amouri, Hani; Rager, Marie Noelle; Vaissermann, Jacqueline; Grotjahn, Douglas B., “Rhodium Stabilized o-Quinone Methides: Synthesis, Structures and Comparative Study with their Iridium Congeners,” Organometallics, 2000, 19, 5143-5148.

28.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Albers, Ronald J.; Beckman, Jacob, “Preparation of Iminium Salts from Acetals,” Synlett, 2000, 633-634.

27.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Lo, H. Christine; Dinoso, Jason; Adkins, Charles D.; Li, Chunbang; Nolan, Steven P.; Hubbard, John L. “Synthetic and Thermochemical Studies of Coordinative Unsaturation in Chelate Complexes Cp*IrL2 (L2 = TsNCH2CH2NTs, TsNCH2CO2, CO2CO2),” Inorg. Chem. 2000, 39, 2493-2499.

26.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Bikzhanova, Galina A.; Collins, Laura S. B.; Concolino, Thomas; Lam, Kin-Chung; Rheingold, Arnold L., “Controlled, Reversible Conversion of a Ketene Ligand to Carbene and CO Ligands on a Single Metal Center,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 5222-5223. [See below for three places in which this paper received press coverage.]

25.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Pesch, T. C.; Brewster, M. A.; Ziurys, L. M., “Synthesis of CH3K in the Gas Phase: Structural and Mechanistic Trends for Monomeric, Unsolvated CH3M and HCCM (M = Li, Na, K),” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 4735-4741.

24.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Combs, David; Van, Sang; Aguirre, Gerardo; Ortega, Fernando “Synthesis and Structure of Isomeric Palladium(II)-Pyrazole Chelate Complexes With and Without an N-H Group as Hydrogen Bond Donor,” Inorg. Chem. 2000, 39, 2080-2086.

23.Amouri, H.; Vaissermann, J.; Rager, M. N.; Grotjahn, D. B., “Stable o-Quinone Methide Complexes of Iridium: Synthesis, Structure, and Reversed Reactivity Imparted by Metal Complexation,” Organometallics 2000, 19, 1740-1748.

22.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Bikzhanova, Galina A.; Hubbard, John L. “Phosphine Loss from Bis(phosphine)rhodium(I) η2-(C,O)-Diphenylketene Complexes Leads to η4-(C4) Coordination and Fluxionality of the Ketene,” Organometallics 1999, 18, 5614-5619.

21.Grotjahn, D. B.; Joubran, C.; Combs, D. “Controlled Oxidative Additions of Amino Acid Esters to Rh(I),” J. Organomet. Chem. 1999, 589, 115-121 (invited contribution to issue on bio-organometallic chemistry).

20.Grotjahn, D. B. “Arene-Selective Peptide and Protein Derivatization,” Coord. Chem. Rev. 1999, 190-192, 1125-1141 (special issue covering presentations at 33rd International Coordination Chemistry Conference).

19.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Joubran, Camil; Combs, David; Brune, Daniel C. “High Arenophilicity and Water Tolerance in Direct Derivatization of Peptides and Proteins by Metal π-Coordination,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 11814-11815.

18.Allen, M. D.; Pesch, T. C.; Robinson, J. S.; Apponi, A. J.; Grotjahn, D. B.; Ziurys, L. M. “The Pure Rotational Spectrum of LiCH3 (X1A),” Chem. Phys. Lett. 1998, 293, 397-404.

17.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Apponi, A. J.; Brewster, M. A.; Xin, J.; Ziurys, L. M. “Structure of Solvent-Free, Monomeric LiCCH, NaCCH, and KCCH,” Angewandte Chemie, 1998, 110, 2824-2827; Angewandte Chemie, Int. Ed. Engl. 1998, 37, 2678-2681.

16.Grotjahn, Douglas B.; Pesch, T.; Xin, J.; Ziurys, L. M. “Structure of Solvent-Free, Monomeric CH3Li and CH3Na,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 12368-12369.

15.Lo, H. C.; Grotjahn, D. B. “Selective C-C Bond Formation on the First Ketene-Alkyne Complex,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 2958-2959.

14.Grotjahn, D. B.; Zhang, X. “Favoring Alkene Insertion over β-Hydride Elimination: Aqueous Media and Ligands Enable Tandem Heck Reaction on a Substrate for Which β-Hydride Elimination is Possible,” Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 1997, 116, 99-107.

13.Grotjahn, D. B.; Lo, H. C. “Ruthenium Alkoxycarbene Complexes from an Acetal Function by C-O Bond Cleavage and Alcohol Elimination,” Organometallics 1996, 15, 2860-2862.

12.Grotjahn, D. B.; Lo, H. C.; Groy, T. L. “Chloro(propionyl-C)[2(1H)pyridinonato-N,O]bis[tris(1-methylethyl)phosphine]iridium,” Acta Cryst., Sect. C 1996, 516-519.

11.Grotjahn, D. B.; Joubran, C.; Hubbard, J. L. “Highly Stereoselective Formation of Cp*IrCl Complexes of N,N-Dimethylamino Acids ,” Organometallics 1996, 15, 1230-1235.

10.Grotjahn, D. B.; Lo, H. C. “Reactivity of η2-(C,O)-Bound Ir-Ketene Complexes: a 1,3-Hydride Shift is a Hydride Walk by way of an Enol Complex,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1996, 118, 2097-2098.

9. Grotjahn, D. B.; Lo, H.; Groy, T. L. “Chlorohydrido[2(1H)pyridinonato-N,O]bis[tris(1-methylethyl)phosphine]iridium,” Acta Cryst., Sect. C 1996, 300-302.

8.Grotjahn, D. B.; Zhang, X., “Aqueous Media in the Intramolecular Heck Reaction,” Aqueous Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis (NATO ASI Series); Horvath, I. and Joó, F., Eds.; Kluwer: Dordrecht, 1995; pp 123-125.

7.Grotjahn, D. B.; Lo, H. C. “Fragmentation of 2-Pyridyl Esters Gives Both η2-(C,O)- and η2-(C,C)-Bound Ketene Ligands on ClIr[P(i-Pr)3]2,” Organometallics 1995, 14, 5463-5465.

6.Grotjahn, D. B.; Joubran, C. “Facile Oxidative Addition of Rh(I) to the Acyl-Oxygen Bond of 2-(Diphenylphosphinomethyl)quinolin-8-ol Acetate,” Organometallics 1995, 14, 5171-5176.

5.Grotjahn, D. B.; Groy, T. L. “Formation and Structure of Coordinatively Unsaturated Cp*Ir-Amino Acid Complexes. Kinetic and Thermodynamic Control in Highly Diastereoselective Reactions,” Organometallics 1995, 14, 3669-3682.

4.Grotjahn, D. B.; Joubran, C. “Coordination of Chiral Amines to Coordinatively Unsaturated Cp*Ir-Amino Acid Complexes Allows Determination of Enantiomeric Purity,” Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 1995, 6, 745-752.

3.Grotjahn, D. B. “Transition Metal Alkyne Complexes: Transition Metal Catalyzed Cyclotrimerization,” In Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry II; Hegedus, L. S., Ed.; Pergamon: Oxford, 1995; Volume 12, pp 741-770.

2.Grotjahn, D. B.; Groy, T. L. “Formation of Coordinatively Unsaturated Cp*Ir-Amino Acid Complexes and Their Highly Diastereoselective Reactions,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 6969-6970.

1.Kouvetakis, J.; Grotjahn, D. B.; Becker, P.; Moore, S.; Dupon, R. “Synthesis of Ethynyl-substituted Precursors to Carbon-Nitrogen-Sulfur Extended Structures: Reactions of C3N3F3 and C2N2SCl2 with Alkali-Metal Trimethylsilylacetylides,” Chem. Materials 1994, 6, 636-639.