Crudden Research Lab




C.M. Crudden, Y.B. Hleba, A.C. Chen, “Regio and Enantiocontrol in the Room Temperature Hydroboration of Vinyl Arenes with Pinacol Boranes”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2004, 126, 9200-9201.

D. Allen, C.M. Crudden, L.A. Calhoun, R. Wang, “Irreversible cleavage of a carbene-rhodium bond in Rh N-heterocyclic carbene complexes: Implications for catalysis”, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2004, 689, 3203-3209.

C.M. Crudden and D. Allen “Stability and Reactivity of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes.” Coordination Chemistry Reviews, invited review , 2004, 248, 2247-2273. Homogeneous catalysis special issue.

L. Ren, A.C. Chen, A. Decken and C.M. Crudden “Chiral Bidentate N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Rh and Pd” Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 2004, 84, 1781-1787.


C.M. Crudden and D. Edwards “Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration: Recent Advances and Applications in Carbon-Carbon Bond Forming Reactions” European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2003, 4695-4712.

M. Fairgrieve, C.M. Crudden, “Asymmetric Hydroboration-Homologation: Towards the Synthesis of Gliflumide” In Catalysis of Organic Reactions, D.G. Morrell, Ed., Marcel Dekker, 2003, 40, 509.


L. Ren and C.M. Crudden “Directing abilities of alcohol-derived functional groups in the hydroformylation of olefins.” Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2002, 67, 1746-1750.


I. Motorina and C.M. Crudden, “Asymmetric Dihydroxylation of Olefins Using Cinchona Alkaloids on Highly Ordered Inorganic Supports.” Organic Letters, 2001, 3, 2325-2328.

C.M. Crudden, D. Allen, M. Mikoluk and J. Sun, “Rhodium bis phosphine catalysts on mesoporous silica supports: New efficient catalysts for the hydrogenation of alkenes”, Chemical Communications, 2001, 1154-1155.


C.M. Crudden, A.C. Chen and L.A. Calhoun, “A Demonstration of the Primary Stereoelectronic Effect in the Baeyer-Villiger Oxidation of a-Fluoro Cyclohexanones.” Angewandte Chemie, Int. Ed. Engl., 2000, 39, 2851-2855. Selected as a very important paper.

A.C. Chen, L. Ren, A. Decken and C.M. Crudden “Rhodium carbene complexes: Highly selective catalysts for the hydroformylation of styrene derivatives.” Organometallics, 2000, 19, 3459-3461.

L. Ren and C.M. Crudden, “Homologations of boronate esters: The first observation of sequential insertions.” Chemical Communications, 2000, 721-722.