Juan del Pozo, María Pérez-Iglesias, Rosana Álvarez, Agustí Lledós, Juan A. Casares, Pablo Espinet.
“Speciation of ZnMe2, ZnMeCl, and ZnCl2 in Tetrahydrofuran (THF), and Its Influence on Mechanism Calculations of Catalytic Processes” ACS Catal., 2017, 7, 3575–3583
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b03636.


Sheila Martínez-Arranz, Eduardo Sánchez-Pérez, Jesús A. Molina de la Torre, Ignacio Pérez-Ortega, Ana C. Albéniz. ”p-Bromoaryl- and ω-Bromoalkyl-VA-PNBs: Suitable Starting Materials for the Functionalization of Vinylic Addition Polynorbornenes via Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions”, RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 105878-105887. DOI:0.1039/c6ra23123c

Juan del Pozo, Gorka Salas, Rosana Álvarez, Juan A. Casares, Pablo Espinet
“The Negishi Catalysis: Full Study of the Complications in the Transmetalation Step and Consequences for the Coupling Products”
Organometallics2016353604–3611. DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00660

Estefanía Gioria, Juan del Pozo, Jesús M. Martínez-Ilarduya, Pablo Espinet
“Promoting Difficult Carbon–Carbon Couplings: Which Ligand Does
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 13276-13280. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201607089

Camino Bartolomé, Zoraida Ramiro, Marconi N. Peñas-Defrutos, Pablo Espinet
“Some Singular Features of Gold Catalysis: Protection of Gold(I) Catalysts by Substoichiometric Agents and Associated Phenomena”
ACS Catal., 2016, 6, 6537–6545
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b01825

Desirée Carrasco, Maximiliano García-Melchor, Juan A Casares, Pablo Espinet
“Dramatic Mechanistic Switch in Sn/AuI Group Exchanges: Transmetalation vs. Oxidative Addition”
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 4305-4308.
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC10496C

Juan delPozo, Juan A. Casares, Pablo Espinet
“In Situ Generation of ArCu from CuF2 Makes Coupling of Bulky Aryl Silanes Feasible and Highly Efficient”
Chemistry: A European Journal, 2016, 22,4274–4284.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201504435

Sheila Martínez-Arranz, David Presa-Soto, Gabino A. Carriedo, Alejandro Presa Soto, Ana C. Albéniz.
” Polyphosphazenes for the Stille reaction: A new type of recyclable stannyl reagents”
Dalton Trans. 2016,45 , 2227-2236.  DOI: 10.1039/C5DT02670A


A. Toledo, I. Meana, A. C. Albéniz
”Formal Gold-to-Gold Transmetalation of an Alkynyl Group Mediated by Palladium: A Bisalkynyl Gold Complex as a Ligand to Palladium”
Chemistry: A European Journal, 2015, 21, 13216-13220.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201501813

García-Loma, A. C. Albéniz
” Poly(w-bromoalkylnorbornenes-co-norbornene) by ROMP-hydrogenation: a robust support amenable to post-polymerization functionalization”
RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 70244-70254.
DOI: 10.1039/c5ra15187b

delPozo, J; Gioria, E.; Casares, J. A.; Álvarez, R.; Espinet P.
“Organometallic Nucleophiles and Pd: What Makes ZnMe2 Different? Is Au Like Zn?”
Organometallics, 2015, 34, 3120–3128.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.5b00329

Cordovilla, C.; Bartolomé, C.; Martínez-Ilarduya, J. M.; Espinet, P.
“The Stille Reaction, 38 Years Later”
ACS Catal., 2015, 5, 3040–3053.
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.5b00448

Sagamanova, IK; Sayalero, S; Martinez-Arranz, S.; Albeniz, AC.; Pericas, MA.
“Asymmetric organocatalysts supported on vinyl addition polynorbornenes for work in aqueous media”
Catal. Sci. Tec. 2015, 5,2, 754-764.
DOI: 10.1039/c4cy01344a


de la Torre, JAM.; Albeniz, AC.
N-Heterocyclic Carbenes Supported on Vinylic Addition Polynorbornene: A Recyclable and Recoverable Organocatalyst
CHEMCATCHEM, 2014, 6, 12, 3547-3552 DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201402767

Ramiro, Z., Bartolomé, C. and Espinet, P.
“Protection of the Gold(I) Catalyst by AsPh3 in Reactions of Enynes”
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2014, 5499–5506.

Ana C. Albeniz, Juan A. Casares
“Palladium-Mediated Organofluorine Chemistry” (Review)
Adv. Organomet. Chem. 201462, 1–110.

M. Calvillo-Barahona, J. A. Casares, C. Cordovilla, M. N. Genov, J. M. Martínez-Ilarduya, P. Espinet
“Diamine-Catalyzed Addition of ZnEt2 to PhC(O)CF3: Two Mechanisms and Autocatalytic Asymmetric Enhancement”
Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 45,14800–14806, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201403648

E. Gioria, J. M. Martínez-Ilarduya, P. Espinet
“Experimental Study of the Mechanism of the Palladium-Catalyzed Aryl–Alkyl Negishi Coupling Using Hybrid Phosphine–Electron-Withdrawing Olefin Ligands”
Organometallics, 2014, 33, 4394–4400. DOI: 10.1021/om5005379

D. Carrasco, M. H. Pérez-Temprano, J. A. Casares, P. Espinet.
“Cross Alkyl–Aryl versus Homo Aryl–Aryl Coupling in Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling of Alkyl–Gold(I) and Aryl–Halide”
Organometallics, 2014, 33, 3540–3545. DOI: 10.1021/om500446x

I. Meana, P. Espinet, A. C. Albéniz
“Heterometallic Complexes by Transmetalation of Alkynyl Groups from Copper or Silver to Allyl Palladium Complexes: Demetalation Studies and Alkynyl Homocoupling”
Organometallics, 2014, 33, 1-7. DOI: 10.1021/om4005498


Gioria, E.; Martinez-Ilarduya, JM; Garcia-Cuadrado, D.; Miguel, JA.; Genov, M.; Espinet, P.
“Phosphines with Tethered Electron-Withdrawing Olefins as Ligands for Efficient Pd-Catalyzed Aryl-Alkyl Coupling
Organometallics, 2013, 32, 4255-4261. DOI: 10.1021/om4004303

Mercedes Calvillo-Barahona, Carlos Cordovilla, Miroslav N. Genov, Jesús M. Martínez-Ilarduya, Pablo Espinet
“Molecular and Merrifield supported chiral diamines for enantioselective addition of ZnR2 (R = Me, Et) to ketones”
Dalton Trans. 2013, 46, 14576-14582 DOI: 10.1039/C3DT51097B

J. A. Molina de la Torre, P. Espinet, A. C. Albéniz
“Solvent induced reduction of Palladium-Aryls, a potential interference in Pd catalysis”
Organometallics, 2013, 32, 5428-5434. DOI: 10.1021/om400713y

J. delPozo, J. A. Casares, P. Espinet
“Decisive role of Ligand Metathesis in Au/Pd Bimetallic Catalysis”
Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 7246-7248. DOI: 10.1039/C3CC43133A

C. Bartolomé, F. Villafañe, J. M. Martín-Alvarez, J. M. Martínez-Ilarduya, P. Espinet
“[Pd(Fmes)2(tmeda)]: A Case of Intermittent CH⋅⋅⋅FC Hydrogen-Bond Interaction in Solution”
Chem. Eur. J. 2013 DOI: 10.1002/chem.201203512

J. delPozo, D. Carrasco, M. H. Pérez-Temprano, M. García-Melchor, R. Álvarez,  J. A. Casares, P. Espinet
“Stille Coupling Involving Bulky Groups Feasible with Gold Cocatalyst”
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 2189–2193. DOI:  10.1002/anie.201209262


S. Martínez-Arranz, N. Carrera,  A. C. Albéniz, P. Espinet, A. Vidal Moya.
“Batch Stille Coupling with Insoluble and Recyclable Stannylated Polynorbornenes”
Adv. Synth. & Cat. 2012, 354, 3551-3560
Artículo destacado en Synfacts, 2013, 9, 342.

I. Meana, A. C. Albéniz, P. Espinet
“Acyl-Carbene and Methyl-Carbene Coupling via Migratory insertion in Palladium Complexes”
Organometallics, 2012, 31, 5494-5499

I. Meana, A. Toledo A. C. Albéniz, P. Espinet
”Detection and Reactivity of a Palladium Alkoxycarbene
Chem. Eur. J.
2012, 18, 7658-7661

Pérez-Temprano, M. H.; Casares, J. A.; de Lera, A. R.; Álvarez, R.; Espinet, P.
“Strong Metallophilic Interactions in the Palladium Arylation by Gold Aryls”
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.  2012, 20, 4917–4920

Pérez-Temprano, M. H.; Casares, J. A.; Espinet, P.
“Bimetallic Catalysis using Transition and Group 11 Metals: An Emerging Tool for CC Coupling and Other Reactions”
Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 1864 – 1884.


Garcia-Melchor, M.; Fuentes B., Lledós, A.; Casares, J. A.; Ujaque, G.; Espinet, P.
“Cationic Intermediates in the Pd-Catalyzed Negishi Coupling. Kinetic and Density Functional Theory Study of Alternative Transmetalation Pathways in the Me-Me Coupling of ZnMe2 and trans-[PdMeCl(PMePh2)2]”.
J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2011, 133, 13519–13526.

N. Carrera, A. Salinas,  A. C. Albéniz, P. Espinet, R. Mallavía
”Fluorene-based stannylated polymers and their use as recyclable reagents in the Stille reaction”
J. Organomet. Chem. 2011, 696, 3316 -3321.

Livendahl M.; Espinet P.; Echavarren A. M.
“Is Gold a Catalyst in Cross-Coupling Reactions in the Absence of Palladium?”
Platinum Metals Review 2011, 55, 212-214.

Albeniz A. C.; Carrera N.
“Polymers for Green C-C Couplings”
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 15, 2347-2360.

Pérez-Temprano, M. H.; Gallego, A. M.; Casares, J. A.; Espinet, P.
“Stille Coupling of Alkynyl Stannane and Aryl Iodide, a Many-Pathways Reaction: The Importance of Isomerization.”
Organometallics, 2011, 30, 611-617.


Fuentes B.; Garcia-Melchor, M.; Lledós, A.; Maseras, F.; Casares, J. A.; Ujaque, G.; Espinet. P.
“Palladium Round Trip in the Negishi Coupling of trans- [PdMeCl(PMePh2)2] with ZnMeCl. An Experimental and DFT Study of the Transmetallation Step.”
Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16, 8596-8599.

Genov M.; Martinez-Ilarduya J. M.; Calvillo-Barahona M. Espinet, P.
“Highly Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzinc to Trifluoroacetophenones, Catalyzed by 1,2-Diamines. Synthesis of Key Fragments of Inhibitors of the Enzyme 11 beta-HSD1 and Kinetic Analysis of the Process”
Organometallics, 2010, 29, 6402-6407.

Meana I.; Albeniz A. C.; Espinet P.
“Selective Green Coupling of Alkynyltins and Allylic Halides to Trienynes via a Tandem Double Stille Reaction”
Adv. Synth. Cat., 2010, 352, 2887-2891.

Perez-Rodriguez Martin; Braga Ataualpa A. C.; de Lera Angel R.; Maseras, F.; Alvarez, R.; Espinet, P.
“A DFT Study of the Effect of the Ligands in the Reductive Elimination from Palladium Bis(allyl) Complexes”
Organometallics, 2010, 29, 4983-4991.

Bartolome C.; Garcia-Cuadrado D.; Ramiro Z.; Espinet, P.
“Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of Gold Chiral Nitrogen Acyclic Carbenes and Gold Hydrogen Bonded Heterocyclic Carbenes in Cyclopropanation of Vinyl Arenes and in Intramolecular Hydroalkoxylation of Allenes”
Inorg. Chem., 2010, 49, 9758-9764.

Martinez-Arranz S.; Albeniz A. C.; Espinet P.
“Versatile Route to Funetionalized Vinylie Addition Polynorbornenes”
Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 7482-7487.

Bartolome C.; Garcia-Cuadrado D.; Ramiro Z.; Espinet, P.
“Exploring the Scope of Nitrogen Acyclic Carbenes (NACs) in Gold-Catalyzed Reactions”
Organometallics, 2010, 29, 3589-3592.

Lauterbach T.; Livendahl M.; Rosellon A.; Espinet, P.; Echavarren A. M.
“Unlikeliness of Pd-Free Gold(I)-Catalyzed Sonogashira Coupling Reactions”
Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 3006-3009.

Bartolome C.; Espinet P.; Martin-Alvarez J. M.; Soulantica, K.; Charmant, J. “Supramolecular coordination polymers of silver(I) with 2-isocyanopyridine or 1,2-phenylenediisocyanide”.
Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2010, 363, 1864-1868.

Bartolome C.; Garcia-Cuadrado D.; Ramiro Z.; Perez-Galan, P.; Raducan, M.; Bour, C; Echavarren, A. M.; Espinet P.
“Nitrogen Acyclic Gold(I) Carbenes: Excellent and Easily Accessible Catalysts in Reactions of 1,6-Enynes”
Organometallics, 2010, 29, 951-956.

Albeniz A. C.; Espinet P.; Perez-Mateo A.
“Palladium(II) allylic complexes by carbene transmetalation and migratory insertion reactions: Synthesis and side reactions”.
J. Organomet. Chem. 2010, 695, 441-445.

Genov M.; Martinez-Ilarduya J. M.; Calvillo-Barahona M. Espinet, P.

“Highly Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzinc to Trifluoroacetophenones, Catalyzed by 1,2-Diamines. Synthesis of Key Fragments of Inhibitors of the Enzyme 11 beta-HSD1 and Kinetic Analysis of the Process”
Organometallics,2010, 29, 6402-6407.


Salas, G.; Casares, J. A.; Espinet, P.
“Enthalpy of Ligand Substitution in cis Organopalladium Complexes with Monodentate Ligands.”
Dalton Trans, 2009, 39, 8413-8420.

Lopez-Fernandez, R.; Carrera, N.; Albéniz, A. C.; Espinet, P.
”Dual Behavior of Cationic Palladium Pentafluorophenyl Complexes as Catalysts for the Homopolymerization of Acrylates and of Nonpolar Olefins”
Organometallics, 2009, 28, 4996-5001.

Carrera, N.; Pérez-Temprano, M.H.; Albéniz, A. C.; Casares, J. A.; Espinet, P.
”A Convenient Quick Synthesis of SnBu2RCl Derivatives.”
Organometallics, 2009, 28, 3957-3958. DOI: 10.1021/om900326g

Martín Pérez-Rodríguez, Ataualpa A. C. Braga, Max Garcia-Melchor, Mónica H. Pérez-Temprano, Juan A. Casares, Gregori Ujaque, Angel R. de Lera, Rosana Álvarez, Feliu Maseras, Pablo Espinet.
“The C-C Reductive Elimination in Palladium Complexes, and the Role of Coupling Additives. A DFT Study Supported by Experiment.”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 3650-3657

Bartolomé, C.; Ramiro, Z.; Pérez-Galán, P.; Bour, C.; Raducan, Echavarren, A. M.; Espinet, P.
“Gold(I) Complexes with Hydrogen-Bond Supported Heterocyclic Carbenes as Active Catalysts in Reactions of 1,6- Enynes.”
Inorg. Chem. , 2008, 23, 11391-11397

N. Carrera, E. Gutiérrez, R. Benavente, M. M. Villavieja, A. C. Albéniz, P. Espinet.
”Stannylated Polynorbornenes as New Reagents for a Clean Stille Reaction.”
Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 14, 1014110148.  

Mónica H. Pérez-Temprano, Ainara Nova, Juan A. Casares, Pablo Espinet.
“Observation of a hidden intermediate in the Stille reaction. Study of the reversal of the transmetalation step.”
J Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130,32, 10518-10519.

A. Nova, G. Ujaque, A. C. Albéniz, P. Espinet.
” Mechanism of the Rhodium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Isomerization of Allylamines to Enamines.”
Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 14, 3323 3329.

A. C. Albéniz, P. Espinet, J. A. Casares, J. M. Martínez-Ilarduya.
19F NMR in Organometallic Chemistry: Aplications of Fluorinated Aryls.”
 Coord. Chem. Rev., 2008, 252, 2180-2206.

Genov, M., Salas, G., Espinet, P.
“Effect of microwave heating in the asymmetric addition of dimethylzinc to aldehydes.”
J. Organomet. Chem., 2008, 693, 11, 2017-2020.

I. Meana, A. C. Albéniz, P. Espinet.
”Carbene and Carbonyl Transfer from [W(CO)5(carbene)] to Palladium,  Affording Pd(II) Carbene Acyl Complexes.”
Organometallics, 2008, 27, 4193-4198.

Juan A. Casares, Pablo Espinet, Gorka Salas.
“Palladium Catalysts for Fast Norbornene Polymerization. A Study by NMR and Calorimetric Methods.”
Organometallics. 2008, 27,15, 3761-3769.

Bartolomé, C.; Espinet, P.; Martín-Alvarez, J. M.
” Is there any bona fide example of O–HF–C bond in solution? The cases of HOC(CF3)2(4-X-2,6-C6H2(CF3)2) (X = Si(i-Pr)3, CF3).”
Chem. Commun., 2007, 4384-4386.

Albeniz, A. C.; Espinet, P.;  Martin-Ruiz, B.
Pd-H elimination reactions in palladium(II) allylic complexes.”
Dalton Trans., 2007, 3710-3714. DOI: 10.1039/B706817D

Genov, M.; Almorin, A. Espinet, P.
“Microwave assisted asymmetric Suzuki-Miyaura and Negishi cross-coupling
reactions: synthesis of chiral binaphthalenes.”
Tetrahydron-Asymmetry, 2007, 18, 5, 625-627.

Casares, J. A.; Espinet P.; Fuentes, B.; Salas, G.
“Insights into the mechanism of the Negishi reaction: ZnRX versus ZnR2 reagents.” 
J. Am. Chem. Soc
. 2007, 129, 3508-3509.

Casares J. A., Espinet P., Martinez-Ilarduya J. M., Mucientes, J. J.; Salas, G.
“Study of the replacement of weak ligands on square-planar organometallic nickel(II) complexes. Organo-nickel aquacomplexes.”
Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46 (3), 1027-1032.

Albéniz A. C.; Espinet P.; López-Fernández R.
”Competition of Insertion and Transmetalation Pathways in the Reactions of Alkenylsilanes with Aryl Complexes of Palladium(II). An Experimental Study.”
Organometallics, 2006, 25, 5449 5455.

Albéniz A. C.; Espinet, P.; Pérez-Mateo, A.; Nova, A.; Ujaque G.
”Formation of a Vinyliminium Palladium Complex by C–C Coupling in Vinylcarbene Palladium Aryl Complexes.”
Organometallics, 2006, 25, 1293-1297.

Genov, M.; Espinet P.; Almorin A.
“Synthesis of chiral binaphthalenes via asymmetric Suzuki – Miyaura reaction.”
Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 9346-9352.

Genov, M.; Fuentes, B.; Espinet P.; Pelaz, B.
“Asymmetric Negishi Reaction for Sterically Hindered Couplings: Synthesis of Chiral Binaphthalenes.”
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry. 2006, 2593-2595.

Albéniz, A. C.; Espinet, P.; López-Fernández, R.
”Effect of Excess Halide on the Palladium–Catalyzed Radical Copolymerization of Methyl Acrylate and 1–Hexene.”
J.Pol. Sci. A: Polym. Chem. 2006, 44, 5682-5691.

Casares J. A. , Espinet P., Martin-Alvarez J. M., Santos V.
Neutral and cationic complexes with P-bonded 2-pyridylphosphines as N-donor ligands toward rhodium. Electrical charge vs steric hindrance on the conformational control.” 
Inorg. Chem
. 2006, 6628-6636.