Sarbajna, A.;+ He, Y.-T.;+ Dinh, M. H.; Gladkovskaya, O.; Rahaman, S. M. W.; Karimata, A.; Khaskin, E.; Lapointe, S.; Fayzullin, R. R.; Khusnutdinova, J. R. "Aryl-X Bond-Forming Reductive Elimination from High-Valent Mn-Aryl Complexes" Organometallics 2019, DOI 10.1021/acs.organomet.9b00494. Link (+ indicates equal contribution)

Deolka, S.; Tarannam, N.; Fayzullin, R. R.; Kozuch, S.; Khaskin, E. (CCCU publication) "Unusual rearrangement of modified PNP ligand based Ru complexes relevant to alcohol dehydrogenation catalysis" Chem. Comm. 2019, DOI 10.1039/C9CC06024C.

Dubey, A.; Rahaman, S. M. W.; Fayzullin, R. R.; Khusnutdinova, J. R. "Transfer hydrogenation of carbonyl groups, imines and N‐heterocycles catalyzed by simple, bipyridine‐based MnI complexes" ChemCatChem 2019, 11, 3844-3852. DOI 10.1002/cctc.201900358. Link

Featured on the Cover of ChemCatChem for the Special Issue: Women of Catalysis:

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Lapointe, S.; Khaskin, E.; Fayzullin, R. R.; Khusnutdinova, J. R. "Stable Nickel(I) Complexes with New Electron-Rich, Sterically-Hindered, Innocent PNP Pincer Ligands" Organometallics 2019, 38, 1581-1594. DOI 10.1021/acs.organomet.9b00026. Link. Photogallery media coverage

Sarbajna, A.;+ Patil, P. H.;+ Dinh, M. H.; Gladkovskaya, O.; Fayzullin, R. R.; Lapointe, S.; Khaskin, E.; Khusnutdinova, J. R. "Facile and reversible double dearomatization of pyridines in non-phosphine MnI complexes with N,S-donor pyridinophane ligand" Chem. Comm. 2019, 55, 3282-3285 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00424F  (+ indicates equal contribution) Link



Patil, P. H.; Filonenko, G. A.; Lapointe, S.; Fayzullin, R. R.; Khusnutdinova, J. R. "Interplay between conformational flexibility and photoluminescent properties of mononuclear pyridinophane copper(I) complexes" Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 10009-10027. DOI 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01181. Link. OIST highlight.

Jankins, T. C.; Fayzullin, R. R.; Khaskin, E. (CCCU publication) "Three component [1+1+1] cyclopropanation with ruthenium(II)" Preprint at ChemRxiv. Organometallics, 2018 DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00361.



Rivada-Wheelaghan, O; Aristizábal, S.L.; López-Serrano, J.; Fayzullin, R. R; Khusnutdinova, J. R. "Controlled and reversible stepwise growth of copper(I) linear chains enabled via dynamic ligand scaffolds" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 16267-16271. DOI 10.1002/anie.201709167. Link. OIST highlight: "Building Molecular Wires, One Atom at a Time".


Dubey, A.; Nencini, L.; Fayzullin, R. R.; Nervi, C.; Khusnutdinova, J. R. "Bio-Inspired Mn(I) Complexes for Hydrogenation of CO2 to Formate and Formamide" ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 3864-3868. DOI 10.1021/acscatal.7b00943. Link to the paper. OIST Highlight: "Recruiting Manganese to Upgrade Carbon Dioxide".

Filonenko, G. A.; Khusnutdinova, J. R. "Dynamic Phosphorescent Probe for Facile and Reversible Stress Sensing" Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1700563. DOI 10.1002/adma.201700563. Link. Highlighted in OIST News.

Filonenko, G. A.; Fayzullin, R. R.; Khusnutdinova, J. R. "Intramolecular Non-Covalent Interactions as a Strategy Towards Controlled Photoluminescence in Copper(I) Complexes" J. Mater. Chem. C. 2017, 5, 1638-1645. DOI 10.1039/C6TC04989C. Link. Highlighted in OIST News.


Dubey, A.; Khaskin, E. (CCC Unit publication) “Catalytic Ester Metathesis Reaction and Its Application to Transfer Hydrogenation of Esters” ACS Catal. 2016, 6, 3998–4002. Link


Khusnutdinova, J. R.; Milstein, D. “Metal-Ligand Cooperation” (invited review article) Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 12236-12273. DOI 10.1002/anie.201503873. Link

Prior to coming to OIST:
1.  Gellrich, U; Khusnutdinova, J. R.; Leitus, G.M.; Milstein, D. “Mechanistic Investigations of the Catalytic Formation of
     Lactams from Amines and Water with Liberation of H2” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015,  137, 4851-4859.
2.  ​Khusnutdinova, J. R., Garg, J. A., Milstein, D. “Combining Low-Pressure CO2 Capture and Hydrogenation To Form
     Methanol” ACS Catalysis 2015, 5, 2416-2422.
3.  Khusnutdinova, J. R., Ben-David, Y., Milstein, D. “Oxidant-Free Conversion of Cyclic Amines to Lactams and H2 Using
     Water As the Oxygen Atom Source” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 2998-3001.
4.  Qu, F.; Khusnutdinova, J. R.; Rath, N. P.; Mirica, L. M. “Dioxygen activation by an organometallic Pd(II) precursor:
     formation of a Pd(IV)–OH complex and its C–O bond formation reactivity” Chem. Comm. 2014, 50, 3036-3039.
5.  Khusnutdinova, J. R., Ben-David, Y., Milstein, D. “Direct Deamination of Primary Amines by Water to Produce Alcohols”
     Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 6269-6272.
6.  Khusnutdinova, J. R., Luo, J., Rath, N. P., Mirica, L. M. “Late First-Row Transition Metal Complexes of a Tetradentate
     Pyridinophane Ligand: Electronic Properties and Reactivity Implications” Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 3920-3932.
7.  Mirica L. M.; Khusnutdinova, J. R. “Structure and Electronic Properties of Pd(III) Complexes” Coord. Chem. Rev. 2013,
     257, 299-314.
8.  Tang, F.; Qu, F.; Khusnutdinova, J. R.; Rath, N. P.; Mirica, L. M. “Structure and Reactivity Comparison of Analogous
     Organometallic Pd(III) and Pd(IV) Complexes” Dalton Trans. 2012, 14046-14050.
9.  Khusnutdinova, J. K.; Qu, F.; Zhang., Y.; Rath, N. P.; Mirica, L. M. “Formation of the Pd(IV) Complex
     [(Me3tacn)PdIVMe3]+ through Aerobic Oxidation of (Me3tacn)PdIIMe2 (Me3tacn = N,N’,N’’-trimethyl-1,4,7-
      triazacyclononane)” Organometallics, 2012, 31, 4627-4630. Selected for a cover of Organometallics 31(13).
10. Khusnutdinova, J. K.; Rath, N. P.; Mirica L. M. “The Aerobic Oxidation of a Pd(II) Dimethyl Complex Leads to Selective
      Ethane Elimination from a Pd(III) Intermediate” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 2414-2422.
11. Luo, J., Khusnutdinova J. R., Rath N., Mirica L. M. “Unsupported d8-d8 Interactions in Cationic PdII and PtII Complexes:
      Evidence for a Significant Metal-Metal Bonding Character” Chem. Comm., Emerging Investigators issue 2012, 48,
12. Khusnutdinova, J. R.; Newman, L. L.; Vedernikov, A. N.  “Selective and Efficient Oxidation of Ethylene to Ethylene
      Glycol Acetates with H2O2 Catalyzed by Pd(OAc)2 – Di(2-pyridiyl)ketone – Di(2-pyridyl)methanesulfonate System”
      J. Organomet. Chem. Special Issue on “Small Molecule Activation and Catalysis Invoking Metal-Carbon Multiple Bonds”
2011, 696, 3998-4006. 
13. Khusnutdinova, J. R.; Rath, N. P.; Mirica, L. M.  “Dinuclear Pd(III) Complexes with a Single Unsupported Bridging
      Halide Ligand: Reversible Formation from Mononuclear Pd(II) or Pd(IV) Precursors” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011,
      50, 5532-5536.
14. Khusnutdinova, J. R.; Zavalij, P. Y.; Vedernikov, A. N.  “Allylic C–H Deprotonation of Olefins with PtII(OH) to Form
      η3-Allyl PtII Complexes in Water and Aprotic Organic Solvents” Organometallics  2011, 30, 3392-3399. 
15. Khusnutdinova, J. R.; Maiorana, A. S.; Zavalij, P. Y.; Vedernikov, A. N.  “Stoichiometric Aerobic Aminohydroxylation of
      Ethylene Mediated by Dpms-Platinum Complexes (Dpms = Di(2-pyridyl)methanesulfonate)” Inorg. Chim. Acta, Special
      Issue dedicated to Prof. R. G. Bergman 2011, 369, 274-283. 
16. Khusnutdinova, J. R.; Rath, N. P.; Mirica, L. M.  “Stable Mononuclear Organometallic Pd(III) Complexes and Their C-C
      Bond Formation Reactivity” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 7303-7305. Highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News 2010,
      May 24, 9. 
17. Khusnutdinova, J. R.; Zavalij, P. Y.; Vedernikov, A. N.  “Study of Aerobic Oxidation of Phenyl PtII Complexes
      (dpms)PtIIPh(L) (dpms = di(2-pyridyl)methanesulfonate; L = Water, Methanol, Aniline)” Can. J. Chem., Special issue
      dedicated to Prof. R. J. Puddephatt 2009, 87, 110-120. 
18. Khusnutdinova, J. R.; Newman, L. L.; Zavalij, P. Y.; Lam, Y.-F.; Vedernikov, A. N. “Direct C(sp3)-O Reductive
      Elimination of Olefin Oxides from PtIV-Oxetanes Prepared by Aerobic Oxidation of PtII Olefin Derivatives (Olefin =
      cis-Cyclooctene, Norbornene)”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 2174-2175. 
19. Khusnutdinova, J. R.; Zavalij, P. Y.; Vedernikov, A. N.  “The C-O Coupling of LPtIVMe(OH)X Complexes in Water
      (X = 18OH, OH, OMe; L = di(2-pyridyl)methane sulfonate).” Organometallics, 2007, 26, 3466-3483. 
20. Khusnutdinova, J. R.; Zavalij, P. Y.; Vedernikov, A. N. “Facile Aerobic Oxidation of dpms-Platinum(II) Ethylene
      Complexes (dpms = di(2-pyridyl)methanesulfonate).“  Organometallics 2007, 26, 2402-2413. 
21. Vedernikov, A. N.; Binfield, S. A.; Zavalij, P. Y.; Khusnutdinova, J. R.  Stoichiometric Aerobic PtII-Me Bond Cleavage
      in Aqueous Solutions to Produce Methanol and a PtII(OH) Complex.”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 82-83. 
22. Zazybin, A.; Osipova, O.; Khusnutdinova, U.; Aristov, I.; Solomonov, B.; Sokolov, F.; Babashkina, M.; Zabirov, N.
      “Addition of Tetrachloromethane to Alkenes Catalyzed by Copper(I) Complexes with N-thioacylamidothiophosphate
      Ligands.” J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2006, 253, 234-238. 
23. Zazybin, A. G.; Khusnutdinova, Yu. R.; Osipova, O. L.; Solomonov, B. N. “Addition of Tetrachloromethane to Alkenes,
      Catalyzed by Pt(II) Complexes.” Rus. J. Gen. Chem. 2005, 75, 734-738.  
24. Zazybin, A. G.; Khusnutdinova, Yu. R.; Solomonov, B. N.  “Catalytic Activity of Pt(II) Complexes in Addition of
      Tetrachloromethane to Alkenes.” Rus. J. Gen. Chem. 2004, 74, 467-468.  

Book Chapter

  • Khusnutdinova, J. R.; Mirica, L. M. “Organometallic Pd(III) Complexes in C-C and C-heteroatom Bond Formation Reactions”, invited book chapter in “C-H and C-X Bond Functionalization: Transition Metal Mediation”, Ribas, X., Ed.; RSC Publishing, 2013.