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Chae Yi PhD

Professor, Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry, Homogeneous Catalysis

Institution: Marquette University
Department: Chemistry

Member of the Cancer Center

Publications (23)

  • Scope and Mechanistic Analysis for Chemoselective Hydrogenolysis of Carbonyl Compounds Catalyzed by a Cationic Ruthenium Hydride Complex with a Tunable Phenol Ligand. (Kalutharage N, Yi CS) J Am Chem Soc 2015 Sep 02;137(34):11105-14 PMID: 26235841 08/04/2015       32 Citations
  • Synthesis of 2-Acylphenol and Flavene Derivatives from the Ruthenium-Catalyzed Oxidative C-H Acylation of Phenols with Aldehydes. (Lee H, Yi CS) European J Org Chem 2015 Mar;2015(9):1899-1904 PMID: 26167129 PMCID: PMC4493914 07/15/2015    
  • Chemoselective formation of unsymmetrically substituted ethers from catalytic reductive coupling of aldehydes and ketones with alcohols in aqueous solution. (Kalutharage N, Yi CS) Org Lett 2015 Apr 03;17(7):1778-81 PMID: 25803313 PMCID: PMC6585420 03/25/2015       17 Citations
  • Deaminative and decarboxylative catalytic alkylation of amino acids with ketones. (Kalutharage N, Yi CS) Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 2013 Dec 16;52(51):13651-5 PMID: 24174407 11/01/2013       18 Citations
  • Dehydrative C-H alkylation and alkenylation of phenols with alcohols: expedient synthesis for substituted phenols and benzofurans. (Lee DH, Kwon KH, Yi CS) J Am Chem Soc 2012 May 02;134(17):7325-8 PMID: 22494241 04/13/2012    
  • Scope and Mechanistic Study of the Coupling Reaction of α, β-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds with Alkenes: Uncovering Electronic Effects on Alkene Insertion vs Oxidative Coupling Pathways. (Kwon KH, Lee DW, Yi CS) Organometallics 2012 Jan 09;31(1):495-504 PMID: 22368318 PMCID: PMC3285248 03/01/2012    
  • Selective catalytic C-H alkylation of alkenes with alcohols. (Lee DH, Kwon KH, Yi CS) Science 2011 Sep 16;333(6049):1613-6 PMID: 21921195 09/17/2011    
  • Chelate-Assisted Oxidative Coupling Reaction of Arylamides and Unactivated Alkenes: Mechanistic Evidence for Vinyl C-H Bond Activation Promoted by an Electrophilic Ruthenium-Hydride Catalyst. (Kwon KH, Lee DW, Yi CS) Organometallics 2010 Oct 21;29(22):5748-5750 PMID: 21344062 PMCID: PMC3041965 02/24/2011    
  • Tetrasubstituted olefins through the stereoselective catalytic intermolecular conjugate addition of simple alkenes to α,β-unsaturated carbonyl compounds. (Kwon KH, Lee DW, Yi CS) Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 2011 Feb 11;50(7):1692-5 PMID: 21308934 PMCID: PMC3869203 02/11/2011       20 Citations
  • Recent advances in the synthetic and mechanistic aspects of the ruthenium-catalyzed carbon-heteroatom bond forming reactions of alkenes and alkynes. (Yi CS) J Organomet Chem 2011 Jan 01;696(1):76-80 PMID: 21278832 PMCID: PMC3026479 02/01/2011    
  • Chain- and Regioselective Ethylene and Styrene Dimerization Reactions Catalyzed by a Well-Defined Cationic Ruthenium-Hydride Complex: New Insights on the Styrene Dimerization Mechanism. (Lee DW, Yi CS) Organometallics 2010 Jan 01;29(15):3413-3417 PMID: 20694188 PMCID: PMC2915581 08/10/2010    
  • Intermolecular Dehydrative Coupling Reaction of Arylketones with Cyclic Alkenes Catalyzed by a Well-Defined Cationic Ruthenium-Hydride Complex: A Novel Ketone Olefination Method via Vinyl C-H Bond Activation. (Yi CS, Lee DW) Organometallics 2010 Mar 19;29(8):1883-1885 PMID: 20567607 PMCID: PMC2887707 06/23/2010    
  • Regioselective formation of alpha-vinylpyrroles from the ruthenium-catalyzed coupling reaction of pyrroles and terminal alkynes involving C-H bond activation. (Gao R, Yi CS) J Org Chem 2010 May 07;75(9):3144-6 PMID: 20384382 PMCID: PMC2865850 04/14/2010       31 Citations
  • Regioselective Intermolecular Coupling Reaction of Arylketones and Alkenes Involving C-H Bond Activation Catalyzed by an In-Situ Formed Cationic Ruthenium-Hydride Complex. (Yi CS, Lee DW) Organometallics 2009 Aug 10;28(15):4266-4268 PMID: 20161548 PMCID: PMC2805103 02/18/2010    
  • Scope and Mechanistic Investigations on the Solvent-Controlled Regio- and Stereoselective Formation of Enol Esters from the Ruthenium-Catalyzed Coupling Reaction of Terminal Alkynes and Carboxylic Acids. (Yi CS, Gao R) Organometallics 2009 Oct 30;28(22):6585-6592 PMID: 20161379 PMCID: PMC2782529 02/18/2010    
  • Efficient Dehydrogenation of Amines and Carbonyl Compounds Catalyzed by a Tetranuclear Ruthenium-mu-Oxo-mu-Hydroxo-Hydride Complex. (Yi CS, Lee DW) Organometallics 2009 Jan 29;28(4):947-949 PMID: 20119477 PMCID: PMC2658527 02/02/2010    
  • Aqueous phase C-H bond oxidation reaction of arylalkanes catalyzed by a water-soluble cationic Ru(III) complex [(pymox-Me2)2RuCl2]+BF4-. (Yi CS, Kwon KH, Lee DW) Org Lett 2009 Apr 02;11(7):1567-9 PMID: 19245262 PMCID: PMC2667693 02/28/2009       79 Citations
  • Highly Cooperative Tetrametallic Ruthenium-mu-Oxo-mu-Hydroxo Catalyst for the Alcohol Oxidation Reaction. (Yi CS, Zeczycki TN, Guzei IA) Organometallics 2006;25(4):1047-1051 PMID: 18726005 PMCID: PMC2519863 08/30/2008    
  • Formation of bicyclic pyrroles from the catalytic coupling reaction of 2,5-disubstituted pyrroles with terminal alkynes, involving the activation of multiple C-H bonds. (Yi CS, Zhang J) Chem Commun (Camb) 2008 May 28(20):2349-51 PMID: 18473066 PMCID: PMC3876409 05/14/2008       10 Citations
  • Scope and mechanistic study of the ruthenium-catalyzed ortho-C-H bond activation and cyclization reactions of arylamines with terminal alkynes. (Yi CS, Yun SY) J Am Chem Soc 2005 Dec 07;127(48):17000-6 PMID: 16316246 PMCID: PMC2585980 12/01/2005       130 Citations
  • Ruthenium-catalyzed intermolecular coupling reactions of arylamines with ethylene and 1,3-dienes: mechanistic insight on hydroamination vs ortho-C-H bond activation. (Yi CS, Yun SY) Org Lett 2005 May 26;7(11):2181-3 PMID: 15901164 05/20/2005       72 Citations
  • Catalytic synthesis of tricyclic quinoline derivatives from the regioselective hydroamination and C-H bond activation reaction of benzocyclic amines and alkynes. (Yi CS, Yun SY, Guzei IA) J Am Chem Soc 2005 Apr 27;127(16):5782-3 PMID: 15839664 04/21/2005       104 Citations
  • Regio- and stereoselective ruthenium-catalyzed hydrovinylation of 1,3-dienes: application to the generation of a 20(S) steroidal side chain. (He Z, Yi CS, Donaldson WA) Org Lett 2003 May 01;5(9):1567-9 PMID: 12713325 04/26/2003       45 Citations