Alexandre Mikhailine

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Research field: Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis, using metal-ligand cooperation for the activation of various chemical bonds.

Current research interests: Study of carbon-hydrogen bond functionalization reactions 

Journals:

Alexandre A. Mikhailine, Mazharul I. Maishan and  Robert H. Morris Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketimines Using Well-Defined Iron(II)-Based Precatalysts Containing a PNNP Ligand. 2012. Organic Letters, 14: 4638-4641.(Featured in SYNFACTS, H.Yamamoto, L.Luo, Synfacts, 2013, 0054)

Alexandre A. Mikhailine, Mazharul I. Maishan, Alan J. Lough and Robert H. Morris The Mechanism of Efficient Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Acetophenone Using an Iron(II) Complex Containing an (S,S)-Ph2PCH2CH=NCHPhCHPhN=CHCH2PPh2 Ligand: Partial Ligand Reduction Is the Key. 2012. Journal of the American Chemical Society 134:12266-12280

• H. Afifi, Alexandre. A Mikhailine, G. Mladenova, A. Chtchemelinine, I. Sultana, T. Dyblenko, E. Danilov, R. Fournier, E. Lee-Ruff Direct observation of a doubly destabilized cation. 2012. ARKIVOC 6: 343-354.

Alexandre A. Mikhailine and Robert H. Morris Effect of the Structure of the Diamine Backbone of P-N-N-P ligands in Iron(II) Complexes on Catalytic Activity in the Transfer Hydrogenation of Acetophenone. 2011. Inorganic Chemistry 49: 11039-11044

Alexandre A. Mikhailine, Paraskevi O. Lagaditis, Peter E. Sues, Alan J. Lough and Robert H. Morris New Cyclic Phosphonium Salts Derived From the Reaction of Phosphine-aldehydes with Acid. 2010. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 695: 1824-1830

• Paraskevi O. Lagaditis, Alexandre A. Mikhailine, Alan J. Lough and Robert H. Morris Template Synthesis of Iron (II) Complexes Containing P-N-S, P-N-N, P-N-P, and Tetradentate P-N-N-P Ligands. 2010. Inorganic Chemistry 49: 1094-1102

Alexandre A. Mikhailine, Alan J. Lough and Robert H. Morris Efficient Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones Catalyzed by an Iron Complex Containing a P-N-N-P Tetradentate Ligand Formed by Template Synthesis. 2009. Journal of the American Chemical Society 131: 1394-1395. (Featured in SYNFACTS , M. Lautens, P. Thansandote, Synfacts, 2009, 5(1), 0415)

Alexandre A. Mikhailine, Carsten Dingels, Eunice Kim, Alan J. Lough and Robert H. Morris Template Syntheses of Iron (II) Complexes Containing Chiral PNNP and PNN Ligands. 2008. Inorganic Chemistry 47: 6587-6589