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Zhang, Xumu

Xumu Zhang 2010 v3Distinguished Professor

Research Synopsis: Synthetic organic, inorganic and organometallic chemistry, transition metal catalyzed asymmetric reactions for the synthesis of biologically active compounds, biomimetic chemistry, ...

Phone: (814) 880-4373

E-mail: xumu.zhang@rutgers.edu

 

 

 

Research Summary

Synthetic organic, inorganic and organometallic chemistry, transition metal catalyzed asymmetric reactions for the synthesis of biologically active compounds, biomimetic chemistry, molecular recognition and material chemistry.

Recent Publications

  1. Rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric hydroformylation of N-allylamides: highly enantioselective approach to beta2-amino aldehydes. Zhang Xiaowei; Cao Bonan; Yu Shichao; Zhang Xumu Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English) (2010), 49(24), 4047-50.
  2. Electron-Donating and Rigid P-Stereogenic Bisphospholane Ligands for Highly Enantioselective Rhodium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenations. Zhang, Xiaowei; Huang, Kexuan; Hou, Guohua; Cao, Bonan; Zhang, Xumu. Angewandte Chemie, International Edition (2010), 49(36), 6421-6424.
  3. Iridium-Monodentate Phosphoramidite-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Substituted Benzophenone N-H Imines. Hou, Guohua; Tao, Ran; Sun, Yongkui; Zhang, Xumu; Gosselin, Francis. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2010), 132(7), 2124-2125.
  4. Highly Efficient Iridium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Unprotected ß -Enamine Esters. Hou, Guohua; Li, Wei; Ma, Miaofeng; Zhang, Xiaowei; Zhang, Xumu. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2010), 132(37), 12844-12846.
  5. Pd-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Unprotected Indoles Activated by Bronsted Acids. Wang, Duo-Sheng; Chen, Qing-An; Li, Wei; Yu, Chang-Bin; Zhou, Yong-Gui; Zhang, Xumu. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2010), 132(26), 8909-8911.
  6. Asymmetric Baeyer-Villiger Oxidation of 2,3- and 2,3,4-Substituted Cyclobutanones Catalyzed by Chiral Phosphoric Acids with Aqueous H2O2 as the Oxidant. Xu, Senmiao; Wang, Zheng; Zhang, Xumu; Ding, Kuiling. European Journal of Organic Chemistry (2011), (1), 110-116.
  7. Corrigendum to Axially 4,4'-di-tert-butyl TunePhos-type chiral diphosphine ligand: synthesis and applications in asymmetric hydrogenation [Tetrahedron Lett. 50 (2009) 1038-1040]. Wang, Chun-Jiang; Wang, Chu-Bei; Chen, Dong; Yang, Guangfu; Wu, Zhengshun; Zhang, Xumu. Tetrahedron Letters (2011), 52(3), 468.
  8. Synthesis of Enamides via CuI-Catalyzed Reductive Acylation of Ketoximes with NaHSO3. Guan, Zheng-Hui; Zhang, Zhi-Yuan; Ren, Zhi-Hui; Wang, Yao-Yu; Zhang, Xumu. Journal of Organic Chemistry (2011), 76(1), 339-341.
  9. Enantioselective Synthesis of Optically Pure ß -Amino Ketones and ý -Aryl Amines by Rh-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation. Geng, Huiling; Huang, Kexuan; Sun, Tian; Li, Wei; Zhang, Xiaowei; Zhou, Le; Wu, Wenjun; Zhang, Xumu. Journal of Organic Chemistry (2011), 76(1), 332-334.
  10. Iridium-catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenation of quinoline derivatives with C3*-TunePhos. Gou, Fa-Rong; Li, Wei; Zhang, Xumu; Liang, Yong-Min. Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis (2010), 352(14+15), 2441-2444.
  11. Design and synthesis of a novel three-hindered quadrant bisphosphine ligand and its application in asymmetric hydrogenation. Huang, Kexuan; Zhang, Xiaowei; Emge, Thomas J.; Hou, Guohua; Cao, Bonan; Zhang, Xumu. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, United Kingdom) (2010), 46(45), 8555-8557.
  12. Charge-transfer effect on chiral phosphoric acid catalyzed asymmetric Baeyer-Villiger oxidation of 3-substituted cyclobutanones using 30% aqueous H2O2 as the oxidant. Xu, Senmiao; Wang, Zheng; Zhang, Xumu; Ding, Kuiling. Chinese Journal of Chemistry 2010), 28(9), 1731-1735.
  13. Synthesis of a new type of P,N-ligand with a spiro skeleton for Ir-catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenations. Han, Zhaobin; Wang, Zheng; Zhang, Xumu; Ding, Kuiling. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry (2010), 21(11-12), 1529-1533.
  14. Developing chiral phosphorus ligands for asymmetric hydrogenations. Li, Wei; Hou, Guohua; Sun, Xianfeng; Shang, Gao; Zhang, Weicheng; Zhang, Xumu. IUPAC Commission, Pure and Applied Chemistry (2010), 82(7), 1429-1441.
  15. Asymmetric hydrogenation of ketones catalyzed by a ruthenium(II)-indan-ambox complex. Li, Wei; Hou, Guohua; Wang, Chunjiang; Jiang, Yutong; Zhang, Xumu. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, United Kingdom) (2010), 46(22), 3979-3981.
  16. Enantioselective hydrogenation of á -dehydroamino acid esters catalyzed by rhodium complexes with chiral bisaminophosphine ligands. Sun, Xianfeng; Li, Wei; Zhou, Le; Zhang, Xumu. Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis (2010), 352(7), 1150-1154.
  17. Highly efficient RhI-catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenation of ß -amino acrylonitriles. Ma, Miaofeng; Hou, Guohua; Sun, Tian; Zhang, Xiaowei; Li, Wei; Wang, Junru; Zhang, Xumu. Chemistry--A European Journal (2010), 16(18), 5301-5304.
  18. Synthesis and Application of Tetraphosphane Ligands in Rhodium-Catalyzed Hydroformylation of Terminal Olefins: High Regioselectivity at High Temperature. Yu, Shichao; Zhang, Xiaowei; Yan, Yongjun; Cai, Chaoxian; Dai, Liyan; Zhang, Xumu. Chemistry--A European Journal (2010), 16(16), 4938-4943.
  19. Mechanistic investigation of chiral phosphoric acid catalyzed asymmetric Baeyer-Villiger reaction of 3-substituted cyclobutanones with H2O2 as the oxidant. Xu, Senmiao; Wang, Zheng; Li, Yuxue; Zhang, Xumu; Wang, Haiming; Ding, Kuiling. Chemistry--A European Journal (2010), 16(10), 3021-3035.
  20. Synthesis and Application of Modular Phosphine-Phosphoramidite Ligands in Asymmetric Hydroformylation: Structure-Selectivity Relationship. Zhang, Xiaowei; Cao, Bonan; Yan, Yongjun; Yu, Shichao; Ji, Baoming; Zhang, Xumu. Chemistry--A European Journal (2010), 16(3), 871-877.

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