James M Takacs

  • 3967 Citations
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1977 …2019

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2019

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
5 Scopus citations

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

5 Scopus citations
2018
6 Scopus citations

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

7 Scopus citations
2017

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

23 Scopus citations

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

10 Scopus citations
33 Scopus citations
2016

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

71 Scopus citations

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

48 Scopus citations
2015

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

24 Scopus citations

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

2 Scopus citations
2014

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

21 Scopus citations
2012

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

11 Scopus citations

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

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., Nov 30 2012, In : Chemical Communications. 48, 2, p. 263-265 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

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., Nov 21 2012, In : Chemical Communications. 48, 100, p. 12180-12182 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2011

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

Smith, S. M., Uteuliyev, M. & Takacs, J. M., Jan 1 2011, In : Chemical Communications. 47, 27, p. 7812-7814 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Water absorption and subsequent lattice changes in the crystalline poly(methyl vinylidene cyanide) and in the ferroelectric poly(vinylidene fluoride with trifluoroethylene)

Ilie, C. C., Rosa, L. G., Poulsen, M. & Takacs, J. M., Aug 11 2011, In : Integrated Ferroelectrics. 125, 1, p. 98-103 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

1 Scopus citations
2010

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

74 Scopus citations

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

29 Scopus citations

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

22 Scopus citations
2008

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

4 Scopus citations

Chirality-Directed Self-Assembly: An Enabling Strategy for Ligand Scaffold Optimization

Takacs, J. M., Moteki, S. A. & Reddy, D. S., Feb 21 2008, Supramolecular Catalysis. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, p. 235-253 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

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

36 Scopus citations

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

90 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus citations
66 Scopus citations

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

7 Scopus citations
2007

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

4 Scopus citations
2006

Angle resolved thermal desorption studies for poly(methylvinylidene cyanide) and poly(vinylidenefluoride trifluoroethylene)

Ilie, C. C., Jacobson, P. A., Poulsen, M., Rosa, L. G., Sahadeva-Reddy, D., Takacs, J. M., Ducharme, S. & Dowben, P. A., Jan 1 2006, Responsive Soft Matter: Chemistry and Physics for Assemblages, Films and Forms. Materials Research Society, p. 97-102 6 p. (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings; vol. 947).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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

31 Scopus citations

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

55 Scopus citations

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

28 Scopus citations

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

56 Scopus citations

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

6 Scopus citations
2005

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

5 Scopus citations

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

22 Scopus citations

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

9 Scopus citations

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 2005, In : New Journal of Chemistry. 29, 2, p. 263-265 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations
2004

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

150 Scopus citations

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

5 Scopus citations

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

54 Scopus citations
2003

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

28 Scopus citations

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

8 Scopus citations

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

15 Scopus citations

Preface

Takacs, J. M., Mar 1 2003, In : Current Organic Chemistry. 7, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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

22 Scopus citations

The Wacker reaction and related alkene oxidation reactions

Takacs, J. M. & Jiang, X. T., Mar 1 2003, In : Current Organic Chemistry. 7, 4, p. 369-396 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

217 Scopus citations
2002

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

26 Scopus citations

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

15 Scopus citations