65. Su, Z-M.; Twilton, J.; Hoyt, C. B.; Wang, F.; Stanley, L.; Mayes, H. B.; Kang, K.; Weix, D. J.; Beckham, G. T.; Stahl, S. S. Ni- and Ni/Pd-Catalyzed Reductive Coupling of Lignin-Derived Aromatics to Access Biobased PlasticizersACS Cent. Sci., 2023.

64. Piszel, P. E.; Orzolek, B.; Olszewski, A. K.; Rotella, M.; Spiewak, A. M.; Kozlowski, M.; Weix, D. J. Protodemetalation of (bpy)Ni(II)–Aryl Complexes Shows Evidence for 5, 6, and 7-Membered Cyclic PathwaysChemRxiv, 2023.


63. Wang, J.; Ehehalt, L. E.; Huang, Z.; Beleh, O. M.; Guzei, I. A.; Weix, D. J. Decarbonylative Cross-Electrophile Coupling: Synthesis Of C–C Bonds Instead of C–N Bonds from Carboxylic Acids and Amines. ChemRxiv, 2022.

62. Franke, M. C.; Longley, V. R.; Rafiee, M.; Stahl, S. S.; Hansen, E. C.; Weix, D. J. Zinc-free, Scalable Reductive Cross-Electrophile Coupling Driven by Electrochemistry in an Undivided Cell. ACS Catal. 2022, 12, 12617–12626.

61. Salgueiro, D. C.; Ehehalt, L. E.; Johnson, K. A.; Weix, D. J. Discussion Addendum for: Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Aryl Halides with Alkyl Halides: Ethyl 4-(4-(4-methylphenylsulfonamido)-phenyl)butanoate. Org. Synth. 2022, 99, 215-233.

60. Widness, J. K.; Enny, D. G.; McFarlane-Connelly, K. S.; Miedenbauer, M. T.; Krauss, T. D.; Weix, D. J. CdS Quantum Dots as Potent Photoreductants for Organic Chemistry Enabled by Auger Processes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 12229–12246.

59. Salgueiro, D. C.; Chi, B. K.; Guzei, I. A.; García-Reynaga, P.; Weix, D. J. Control of Redox-Active Ester Reactivity Enables a General Cross-Electrophile Approach to Access Arylated Strained Rings. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202261, e202205673.

58. Gilbert, M.; Trenerry, M.; Longley, V.; Berry, J.; Weix, D. J. Ligand-Metal Cooperation Enables C–C Activation Cross-Coupling Reactivity of Cyclopropyl Ketones. ChemRxiv, 2022.

57. Kang, K.; Weix, D. J. Nickel-Catalyzed C(sp3)–C(sp3) Cross-Electrophile Coupling of In Situ Generated NHP Esters with Unactivated Alkyl Bromides. Org. Lett. 2022, 24, 2853–2857.

56. Chi, B. K.; Widness, J. K.; Gilbert, M. M.; Salgueiro, D. C.; Garcia, K. J.; Weix, D. J. In-Situ Bromination Enables Formal Cross-Electrophile Coupling of Alcohols with Aryl and Alkenyl Halides. ACS Catal. 2022, 12, 580–586.

55. Kang, K.; Loud, N. L.; DiBenedetto, T. A.; Weix, D. J. A General, Multimetallic Cross-Ullmann Biheteroaryl Synthesis from Heteroaryl Halides and Heteroaryl Triflates. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 21484–21491.

54. Gilbert, M. M.; Weix, D. J. Mastering mono-bond metathesis. Nat. Chem. 2021, 13, 818–820.

53. Aguirre, A. L.; Loud, N. L.; Johnson, K. A.; Weix, D. J.; Wang, Y. ChemBead Enabled High-Throughput Cross-Electrophile Coupling Reveals a New Complementary LigandChem. Eur. J. 202127, 12981-12986.

52. Kim, D.; Chen, C.; Mercado, B. Q.; Weix, D. J.; Holland, P. L. Mechanistic Study of Alkene Hydrosilylation Catalyzed by a β-Dialdiminate Cobalt(I) ComplexOrganometallics 202039, 2415-2424.

51. Kang, K.; Huang, L.; Weix, D. J. Sulfonate Versus Sulfonate: Nickel and Palladium Multimetallic Cross-Electrophile Coupling of Aryl Triflates with Aryl TosylatesJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 10634-10640.

50. Kim, S.; Goldfogel, M. J.; Gilbert, M. M.; Weix, D. J. Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Electrophile Coupling of Aryl Chlorides with Primary Alkyl Chlorides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 9902-9907.

49. Wang, J.; Hoerrner, M.; Watson, M. P.; Weix, D. J. Nickel‐Catalyzed Synthesis of Dialkyl Ketones from the Coupling of N‐Alkyl Pyridinium Salts with Activated Carboxylic Acids. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 13484-13489.

48. Goldfogel, M. J.; Huang, L.; Weix, D. J. Cross-Electrophile Coupling: Principles and New Reactions. In Nickel Catalysis in Synthesis: Methods and Reactions; Ogoshi, S., Ed.; Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, 2020; 352.

47. Spiewak, A. M.; Weix, D. J. Ruthenium-Catalyzed C-H Arylation of 1-Naphthol with Aryl and Heteroaryl HalidesJ. Org. Chem. 201984, 15642-15647.

46. Perkins, R. J.; Hughes, A. J.; Weix, D. J.; Hansen, E. C. Metal-Reductant-Free Electrochemical Nickel-Catalyzed Couplings of Aryl and Alkyl Bromides in AcetonitrileOrg. Process Res. Dev. 201923, 1746-1751.

45. Wang, J.; Cary, B. P.; Beyer, P.; Gellman, S. H.; Weix, D. J. Ketones from Nickel-Catalyzed Decarboxylative, Non-Symmetric Cross-Electrophile Coupling of Carboxylic Acid Esters. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201958, 12081-12085.

44. Huang, L.; Ackerman, L. K. G.; Kang, K.; Parsons, A.; Weix, D. J. LiCl-Accelerated Multimetallic Cross-Coupling of Aryl Chlorides with Aryl TriflatesJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 10978-10983.

43. Johnson, K.; Weix, D. J. When Two Metal Atoms are Better Than One. Science 2019, 363, 819.

42. Garcia, K. J.; Gilbert, M. M.; Weix, D. J. Nickel-Catalyzed Addition of Aryl Bromides to Aldehydes To Form Hindered Secondary Alcohols. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 1823-1827.

41. Olivares, A. M.; Weix, D. J. Multimetallic Ni- and Pd-Catalyzed Cross-Electrophile Coupling To Form Highly Substituted 1,3-Dienes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 2446-2449.

40. Huihui, K. M. M.; Shrestha, R.; Weix, D. J. Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Conjugate Addition of Primary Alkyl Bromides to Enones To Form Silyl Enol Ethers. Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 340-343.

39. Huang, L.; Olivares, A. M.; Weix, D. J. Reductive Decarboxylative Alkynylation of N-Hydroxyphthalimide Esters with Bromoalkynes. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 11901-11905.

38. Caputo, J. A.; Frenette, L. C.; Zhao, N.; Sowers, K. L.; Krauss, T. D.; Weix, D. J. General and Efficient C-C Bond Forming Photoredox Catalysis with Semiconductor Quantum Dots. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 4250-4253.

37. Batesky, D. C.; Goldfogel, M. J.; Weix, D. J. Removal of Triphenylphosphine Oxide by Precipitation with Zinc Chloride in Polar Solvents. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 9931-9936.

36. Hansen, E. C.; Li, C.; Yang, S.; Pedro, D.; Weix, D. J. Coupling of Challenging Heteroaryl Halides with Alkyl Halides via Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Electrophile CouplingJ. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 7085-7089.

35. Wotal, A. C.; Batesky, D. C.; Weix, D. J. Nickel-Catalyzed Synthesis of Ketones from Alkyl Halides and Acid Chlorides: Preparation of Ethyl 4-Oxododecanoate. Org. Syn. 2016, 93, 50-62.

34. Johnson, K. A.; Biswas, S.; Weix, D. J. Cross-Electrophile Coupling of Vinyl Halides with Alkyl Halides. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 7399-7402.

33. Huihui, K. M. M.; Caputo, J. A.; Melchor, Z.; Olivares, A. M.; Spiewak, A. M.; Johnson, K. A.; DiBenedetto, T. A.; Kim, S.; Ackerman, L. K. G.; Weix, D. J. Decarboxylative Cross-Electrophile Coupling of N-Hydroxyphthalimide Esters with Aryl Iodides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 5016-5019.

32. Huang, L. B.; Weix, D. J. Ruthenium-Catalyzed C-H Arylation of Diverse Aryl Carboxylic Acids with Aryl and Heteroaryl Halides. Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 5432-5435.

31. Hansen, E. C.; Pedro, D. J.; Wotal, A. C.; Gower, N. J.; Nelson, J. D.; Caron, S.; Weix, D. J. New ligands for nickel catalysis from diverse pharmaceutical heterocycle libraries. Nat. Chem. 2016, 8, 1126-1130.

30. Anka-Lufford, L. L.; Huihui, K. M. M.; Gower, N. J.; Ackerman, L. K. G.; Weix, D. J. Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Electrophile Coupling with Organic Reductants in Non-Amide Solvents. Chem-Eur J 2016, 22, 11564-11567.

29. Zhao, Y.; Weix, D. J. Enantioselective Cross-Coupling of meso-Epoxides with Aryl Halides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 3237-3240.

28. Weix, D. J. Methods and Mechanisms for Cross-Electrophile Coupling of Csp2 Halides with Alkyl Electrophiles. Acc. Chem. Res. 2015, 48, 1767-1775.

27. Dorn, S. C. M.; Olsen, A. K.; Kelemen, R. E.; Shrestha, R.; Weix, D. J. Nickel-catalyzed reductive arylation of activated alkynes with aryl iodides. Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 3365-3367.

26. Chen, C.; Hecht, M. B.; Kavara, A.; Brennessel, W. W.; Mercado, B. Q.; Weix, D. J.; Holland, P. L. Rapid, Regioconvergent, Solvent-Free Alkene Hydrosilylation with a Cobalt Catalyst. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 13244-13247.

25. Caputo, J. A.; Naodovic, M.; Weix, D. J. Nickel-Catalyzed Allylation of α-Amido Sulfones To Form Protected Homoallylic Amines. Synlett 2015, 26, 323-326.

24. Ackerman, L. K. G.; Lovell, M. M.; Weix, D. J. Multimetallic catalysed cross-coupling of aryl bromides with aryl triflates. Nature 2015, 524, 454-457.

23. Ackerman, L. K. G.; Anka-Lufford, L. L.; Naodovic, M.; Weix, D. J. Cobalt co-catalysis for cross-electrophile coupling: diarylmethanes from benzyl mesylates and aryl halides. Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 1115-1119.

22. Zhao, Y.; Weix, D. J. Nickel-catalyzed regiodivergent opening of epoxides with aryl halides: co-catalysis controls regioselectivity. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 48-51.

21. Wotal, A. C.; Ribson, R. D.; Weix, D. J. Stoichiometric Reactions of Acylnickel(II) Complexes with Electrophiles and the Catalytic Synthesis of Ketones. Organometallics 2014, 33, 5874-5881.

20. Weix, D. J.; Kelemen, R. E.; Ackerman, L. K. G. Tandem catalysis. Access Science 2014 

19. Robo, M. T.; Prinsell, M. R.; Weix, D. J. 4,4′,4″-Trimethyl-2,2′:6′,2″-terpyridine by Oxidative Coupling of 4-Picoline. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 10624-10628.

18. Humes, C. L.; Banker, T. J.; Dorn, S. C. M.; Shanahan, J. P.; Brennessel, W. W.; Weix, D. J. Bis{(R)-N-[(R)-2-benzyloxy-1-(4-tert-butylphenyl)ethyl]-2-methylpropane-2-sulfinamide} monohydrate. Acta Crystallographica Section E 2014, 70, o405-o406.

17. Everson, D. A.; Weix, D. J. Cross-electrophile coupling: principles of reactivity and selectivity. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 4793-8.

16. Everson, D. A.; Buonomo, J. A.; Weix, D. J. Nickel-catalyzed cross-electrophile coupling of 2-chloropyridines with alkyl bromides. Synlett 2014, 25, 233-238.

15. Chen, C.; Dugan, T. R.; Brennessel, W. W.; Weix, D. J.; Holland, P. L. Z-Selective Alkene Isomerization by High-Spin Cobalt(II) Complexes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 945-955.

14. Carbone, M. R.; Centola, G. A.; Haas, A.; McClelland, K. P.; Moskowitz, M. D.; Verderame, A. M.; Olezeski, M. S.; Papa, L. J.; Dorn, S. C. M.; Brennessel, W. W.; Weix, D. J. Crystal structures of (RS)-N-[(1R,2S)-2-benzyloxy-1-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)propyl]-2-methylpropane-2-sulfinamide and (RS)-N-[(1S,2R)-2-benzyloxy-1-(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)propyl]-2-methylpropane-2-sulfinamide: two related protected 1,2-amino alcohols. Acta Crystallographica Section E 2014, 70, 365-369.

13. Buonomo, J. A.; Everson, D. A.; Weix, D. J. Substituted 2,2′-Bipyridines by Nickel Catalysis: 4,4′-Di-tert-butyl-2,2′-bipyridine. Synthesis 2013, 45, 3099-3102.

12. Shrestha, R.; Dorn, S. C.; Weix, D. J. Nickel-catalyzed reductive conjugate addition to enones via allylnickel intermediates. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 751-62.

11. Everson, D. A.; George, D. T.; Weix, D. J.; Buergler, J. F.; Wood, J. L. Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Aryl Halides with Alkyl Halides: Ethyl 4-(4-(4-methylphenylsulfonamido)-phenyl)butanoate. Org. Syn. 2013, 90, 200-214.

10. Biswas, S.; Weix, D. J. Mechanism and selectivity in nickel-catalyzed cross-electrophile coupling of aryl halides with alkyl halides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 16192-7.

9. Wotal, A. C.; Weix, D. J. Synthesis of Functionalized Dialkyl Ketones from Carboxylic Acid Derivatives and Alkyl Halides. Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 1476-1479.

8. Everson, D. A.; Jones, B. A.; Weix, D. J. Replacing conventional carbon nucleophiles with electrophiles: nickel-catalyzed reductive alkylation of aryl bromides and chlorides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 6146-59.

7. Anka-Lufford, L. L.; Prinsell, M. R.; Weix, D. J. Selective cross-coupling of organic halides with allylic acetates. J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 9989-10000.

6. Shrestha, R.; Weix, D. J. Pyrrolidine, 3,4‐bis(diphenylphosphino)‐1‐(phenylmethyl)‐,(3R,4R) and Pyrrolidine, 3,4‐bis(diphenylphosphino)‐1‐(phenylmethyl)‐, (3S,4S). In Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis; 2012.

5. Shrestha, R.; Naodovic, M.; Weix, D. J. Triphenylboron. In Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis; 2012.

4. Shrestha, R.; Weix, D. J. Reductive Conjugate Addition of Haloalkanes to Enones To Form Silyl Enol Ethers. Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 2766-2769.

3. Shrestha, R.; Brennessel, W. W.; Weix, D. J. [2,2′-Bis(diphenylphosphanyl)-1,1′-binaphthyl-[κ]2P,P’]chlorido(4-methylphenylsulfonyl-[κ]S)palladium(II) dichloromethane trisolvate monohydrate. Acta Crystallographica Section E 2011, 67, m1830.

2. Prinsell, M. R.; Everson, D. A.; Weix, D. J. Nickel-catalyzed, sodium iodide-promoted reductive dimerization of alkyl halides, alkyl pseudohalides, and allylic acetates. Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 5743-5745.

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