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Catalytic selective oxidation of primary and secondary alcohols using nonheme [Iron(III)(Pyridine-Containing Ligand)] complexes   Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2021

Valorization of CO2 into N-alkyl Oxazolidin-2-ones Promoted by Metal-Free Porphyrin/TBACl System: Experimental and Computational Studies   Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2021, 2807–2814

An In-depth Computational Study of Alkene Cyclopropanation Catalyzed by Fe(porphyrin)(OCH3) Complexes. The Environmental Effects on the Energy Barriers   Inorg. Chem., 2020, 59, 11329

Iron catalysts with N-ligands for carbene transfer of diazo reagents   Chem. Soc. Rev., 2020, 49, 4867

A Metal-free Synthesis of N-aryl Oxazolidin-2-ones by the One pot Reaction of CO2 with N-aryl Aziridines   Adv. Synth. Catal., 2020

Synthesis of Cyclic Carbonates by Ruthenium(VI) Bis-imido Porphyrin/TBACl-Catalysed Reaction of Epoxide with CO2   J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2019, 23, 1. (Invited)

Indoles from Alkynes and Aryl Azides. Scope and Theoretical Assessment of Ruthenium Porphyrin-Catalyzed Reactions   Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 16591. (VIP paper)

Iron and Ruthenium Glycoporphyrins: Active Catalysts for the Synthesis of Cyclopropanes and Aziridines   Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2019, 4412. (Invited)

Porphyrin-Based Homogeneous Catalysts for the CO2 Cycloaddition to Epoxides and Aziridines   J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines; 2019, 23, 305. (Invited special issue "Women in Porphyrin Science")

Ruthenium Porphyrin-Catalyzed Synthesis of Oxazolidinones by Cycloaddition of CO2 to Aziridines   Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 5258

Sensing of Diclofenac by a Porphyrin-based Artificial Receptor   New J. Chem. 2018, 42, 15778

Iron(II) bromide   e-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis [Online], John Wiley & Sons Ltd. 2018 (Invited)

Aziridination of Alkenes Promoted by Iron or Ruthenium Complexes   Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2018, 470, 51. (Invited)

Metal-Porphyrin Catalyzed Aziridination of α-Methylstyrene: Batch versus Flow Process   J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2017, 21, 381. (Invited)

Synthesis, Characterisation and Catalytic Use of Iron Porphyrin Amino Ester Conjugates   New J. Chem. 2017, 41, 5950

Catalytic Selective Oxidation of Primary and Secondary Alcohols Using Nonheme [Iron(III)(Pyridine-Containing Ligand) Complexes   Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2020, 6635–6644

Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of μ-Oxo Ruthenium(IV) Porphyrin Species to Promote Amination Reactions   J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2016, 20, 1156. (Invited)

From Anilines to Aziridines: a Two-Step, Solvent-Free Synthesis under Continuous-Flow Conditions   J. Flow Chem. 2016, 6, 234

Silver Comes into Play: Henry Reaction and Domino Cycloisomerisation Sequence Catalysed by [Ag(I)(Pc-L)] Complexes   RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 97404

The Ligand Influence in Stereoselective Carbene Transfer Reactions Promoted by Chiral Metal Porphyrin Catalysts   Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 15746. (Invited).

Designing ‘Totem’ C2-Symmetrical Iron Porphyrin Catalysts for Stereoselective Cyclopropanations   Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 13599. (Invited).

Synthesis in Mesoreactors: Ru(Porphyrin)CO Catalyzed Aziridination of Olefins under Continuous Flow Conditions   Catal. Sci. Technol. 2016, 6, 4700

Recent Advances in C–H Bond Aminations Catalyzed by Ruthenium Porphyrin Complexes   J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2016, 20, 190. (Invited)

Resonance Raman Spectroscopy as an in Situ Probe for Monitoring Catalytic Events in a Ru Porphyrin Mediated Amination Reaction   Analyst 2016, 141, 3050

Comparative Study of the Catalytic Amination of Benzylic C–H Bonds Promoted by Ru(TPP)(py)2 and Ru(TPP)(CO)”,   Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 4885

Synthesis of Indoles by Palladium-Catalyzed Reductive Cyclization of β-Nitrostyrenes with Carbon Monoxide as the Reductant   Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 5712

Glycoporphyrin Catalysts for Efficient C−H Bond Aminations by Organic Azides   Organometallics 2015, 34, 3774

Mineral Oil/Methanol: A Cheap Biphasic Reaction Medium with Thermomorphic Properties and Its Application to the Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylation of Nitrobenzene to Methyl Phenylcarbamate   ChemCatChem 2015, 7, 2241

A Mechanistic Investigation of the Ruthenium Porphyrin Catalysed Aziridination of Olefins by Aryl Azides   Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 10479

Nitrogen Ligands Effects in the Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylation Reaction of Nitrobenzene to Give N-Methyl Phenylcarbamate   J. Organom. Chem. 2014, 771, 59

DFT Conformational Studies of Chiral bis-Binaphthyl Porphyrins and Their Metal Complexes Employed as Cyclopropanation Catalysts   Organometallics 2014, 33, 6081

Indoles Rather than Triazoles from the Ruthenium Porphyrin-Catalyzed Reaction of Alkynes with Aryl Azides   ACS Catal. 2014, 4, 3820

Organic Azides: ‘‘Energetic Reagents’’ for the Intermolecular Amination of C–H Bonds   Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 11440. (Invited)

[Silver(I)(Pyridine-Containing Ligand)] Complexes as Unusual Catalysts for A3-Coupling Reactions   J. Org. Chem. 2014, I, 7311

Continuous Flow Asymmetric Cyclopropanation Reactions Using Cu(I) Complexes of Pc-L* Ligands Supported on Silica as Catalysts with Carbon Dioxide as A Carrier   Green Chem. 2014, 16, 3202

Synthesis of Biologically Relevant Compounds by Ruthenium Porphyrin Catalyzed Amination of Benzylic C−H Bonds   Organometallics 2014, 33, 2210

DFT Mechanistic Proposal of the Ruthenium Porphyrin-Catalyzed Allylic Amination by Organic Azides   ACS Catal. 2014, 4, 823

Highly Diastereoselective Cyclopropanation of -Methylstyrene Catalysed by a C2-Symmetrical Chiral Iron Porphyrin Complex   Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 1811

Silica ‘SHB’ Chiral Pc-L* Copper Complexes for Halogen-free Solvent Cyclopropanation reactions   RSC Advances 2013, 3, 22199

Asymmetric Cyclopropanation of Olefins Catalysed by Cu(I) Complexes of Chiral Pyridine-Containing Macrocyclic Ligands (Pc-L*)   Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 2451

Ru(TPP)CO-Catalysed Intramolecular Benzylic C-H Bond Amination Affording Phenanthridine and Dihydrophenanthridine Derivatives   Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 10487

Co(Porphyrin)-Catalysed Amination of 1,2-Dihydronaphthalene Derivatives by Aryl Azides   J. Organomet. Chem., 2012, 716, 269

Thiosemicarbazone Copper Complexes as Competent Catalysts for Olefin Cyclopropanations   J. Organomet. Chem. 2012, 714, 94

Crystal Structure of a Chiral Binaphthyl Porphyrin   J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2012, 16, 324

Unexpected Isomerism in “[Pd(2,9-Dimethylphenanthroline)X2]” (X = Cl, Br, I) Complexes: a Neutral and an Ionic Form Exist   Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 3648

Insights into the Mechanism of the Ruthenium Porphyrin-Catalysed Allylic Amination of Olefins by Aryl Azides   Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 569. (Invited)

Cyclopropanation Reactions Mediated by Group IX Metal Porphyrin Complexes   Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 5071. (Invited)

Henry Reaction Catalyzed by Copper(I) Complexes of a New Pyridine Containing Macrocyclic Ligand   Appl. Organom. Chem. 2011, 25, 824

Synthesis of Chiral Ruthenium and Cobalt (meso-2-Amidophenyl)Porphyrins and their Catalytic Activity in Cyclopropanation Reactions   J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2011, 15, 602

Synthesis of Heterocycles by Intramolecular Cyclization of Organic Azides   Curr. Org. Chem. 2011, 15, 1578

Synthesis and Characterization of New Tetra-Substituted Porphyrins with Exo-Donor Carboxylic Groups as Building-Blocks for Supramolecular Architectures. Catalytic and Structural Studies of Their Metallated Derivatives   J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2010, 14, 804

Polyoxometalates: Powerful Catalysts for Atom-Efficient Cyclopropanations   Adv. Synth. Catal. 2010, 14-15, 2365

The Ruthenium Porphyrins Catalyzed Atom-Efficient Amination of C-H Bonds by Arylazides”,   J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2010, 14, 732. (Invited)

Chiral Basket Handle Binaphthyl Porphyrins: Synthesis, Catalysis and NMR Conformational Studies   J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2010, 14, 646

Catalytic Polymeric Membranes under Forcing Conditions: the Reduction of Nitrobenzene to Aniline by CO/H2O Catalyzed by Ruthenium Ar-BIAN (Ar-BIAN = bis-(arylimino)acenaphthene) Complexes   ChemCatChem. 2010, 2, 1150

New Nonsymmetric Phenanthrolines as Very Effective Ligands in the Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylation of Nitrobenzene   Organometallics. 2010, 29,1465

From Homogeneously to Heterogeneously Catalyzed Cyclopropanation Reactions: New Polymeric Membranes Embedding Cobalt Chiral Schiff Base Complexes   J. Mol. Catal. A, 2010, 317, 72

Nitrene Transfer Reactions Mediated by Metallo-Porphyrin Complexes   Dalton Trans, 2009, 5434. (Invited)

The Key Intermediate in the Amination of Saturated C–H Bonds: Synthesis, X-Ray Characterization and Catalytic Activity of Ru(TPP)(NAr)2 (Ar = 3,5-(CF3)2C6H3)   Chem. Commun., 2009, 3952

Rearrangement of N-Aryl-2-Vinylaziridines to Benzoazepines and Dihydropyrroles. A Synthetic and Theoretical Study   Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 1241

Asymmetric Cyclopropanation of Olefins Catalyzed by Chiral Cobalt(II)-Binaphthyl Porphyrins   Organometallics 2008, 27, 6143

Designing New Ligands: Asymmetric Cyclopropanation by Cu(I) Complexes Based on Functionalised Pyridine-Containing Macrocyclic Ligands   Dalton Trans. 2008, 4202

Allylic Amination and Aziridination of Olefins by Aryl Azides Catalyzed by CoII(TPP): a Synthetic and Mechanistic Study   Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 3009.

Heterogenization of Ruthenium Porphyrin Complexes in Polymeric Membranes. Catalytic Aziridination of Styrenes   J. Mol. Catal. A 2008, 282, 85.

New Ruthenium Porphyrin Polymeric Membranes: Preparation and Characterization   Appl. Catal. A, General 2008, 335, 37.

The Ruthenium Porphyrin-Catalyzed Aziridination of Olefins Using Aryl Azides as Nitrogen Sources   Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 6053.

Fluoride Effect on the Palladium–Phenanthroline Catalyzed Carbonylation of Nitroarenes to Carbamates   Appl. Organometal. Chem. 2007, 21, 782.

The [Ru(CO)(porphyrin)]-Catalyzed Synthesis of N-Aryl-2-vinylaziridines   Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 743.

New Ruthenium Porphyrin Polymeric Membranes: Preparation, Characterization and Catalytic Activity in Alkenes Aziridination   Desalination 2006, 199, 167.

Stability-Inducing Strain: Application to the Synthesis of Alkyl-BIAN Ligands (Alkyl-BIAN = bis(alkyl)acenaphthenequinonediimine)   New J. Chem. 2006, 30, 1046.

Chiral Porphyrin Complexes of Cobalt(II) and Ruthenium(II) in Catalytic Cyclopropanation and Amination Reactions   Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2006, 359, 2924.

Coordination Chemistry of Organic Azides and Amination Reactions Catalyzed by Transition Metal Complexes   Coord. Chem. Rev. 2006, 250, 1234.

Fine Chemicals by Reductive Carbonylation of Nitroarenes, Catalyzed by Transition Metal Complexes   Curr. Org. Chem. 2006, 10, 1479.

Origin of the Deactivation in the Styrenes Aziridination by Arylazides, Catalysed by Ruthenium Porphyrin Complexes. Structural Characterization of a Δ2-1,2,3-Triazoline RuII(TPP)CO Complex   Organometallics 2005, 24, 4710

Catalytic Amination Reactions Mediated by Co(II) Schiff Base Complexes   J. Organomet. Chem. 2005, 690, 2142

Using Ring Strain to Inhibit a Decomposition Path: First Synthesis of a Ligand (Alkyl-BIAN = bis(alkyl)acenaphthenequinonediimine)   Chem. Commun. 2005, 1031

Structural Determination of Ruthenium Porphyrin Complexes Relevant to Catalytic Epoxidation of Olefins   Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 2039

Copper Catalysed 1,4 Addition of Organozinc Reagents to α,β Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds: A Mechanistic Investigation   J. Organomet. Chem. 2004, 689, 2169

Le Metalloporfirine: un Efficace Modello di Enzimi Naturali   Istituto Lombardo (Rend. Sc.) 2003, B 135, 241


Carbonylation of Nitrobenzene to N-Methyl Phenylcarbamate Catalyzed by Palladium-Phenanthroline Complexes. Bifunctional Activation by Anthranilic Acid   J. Mol. Catal. A 2003, 204-205, 107

Synthesis of Oxazines and N-Arylpyrroles by Reaction of Unfunctionalized Dienes with Nitroarenes and Carbon Monoxide, Catalysed by Palladium-Phenanthroline Complexes   J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 460

Cyclopropanation of Olefins with Diazoalkanes Catalyzed by CoII(porphyrin) Complexes – A Synthetic and Mechanistic Investigation and the Molecular Structure of CoIII(TPP)(CH2CO2Et) (TPP = Dianion of meso Tetraphenylporphyrin)   Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 1452

Amination of Benzylic C-H Bonds by Arylazides Catalyzed by CoII – Porphyrin Complexes. A Synthetic and Mechanistic Study   Chem. Eur. J. 2003, 9, 249

Synthesis of N-Arylpyrroles, Hetero Diels-Alder Adducts, and Allylic Amines by Reaction of Unfunctionalized Dienes with Nitroarenes and Carbon Monoxide, catalyzed by Ru(CO)3(Ar-BIAN)”,   Organometallics 2001, 20, 3390

Amination of Benzylic C-H Bonds by Arylazides Catalysed by CoII(porphyrin) Complexes. A New Reaction Leading to Secondary Amines and Imines   Chem. Commun. 2000, 2265

Carbon-Nitrogen Bond Formation Catalysed By Metallo-Porphyrins   La Chimica e L'Industria 2000, 8, 862


Promotion of the [PPN][Rh(CO)4] Catalysed Carbonylation of Nitrobenzene by 2 Hydroxypyridine and Related Molecules: an Apparent Bifunctional Activation   J. Organomet. Chem. 2000, 593-594, 109

Investigation of the Reactivity of Palladium (0) Complexes with Nitroso Compound: Relevance to the Palladium-Phenanthroline Catalysed Carbonylation Reactions of Nitroarenes   J. Organomet. Chem. 1999, 586, 190

Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Magnetic Properties of a Ferrimagnetic Layered Compound [NEt4][Mn(5-Cl-salen)]2[Fe(CN)6] (NEt4=Tetraethylammonium, 5-Cl salen = N,N’-Ethylenebis((5-chlorosalicylidene)aminato))”,   Inorg. Chem. 1997, 36, 670

Carbon Carbon Bonds Functioning as Electron Shuttles: the Generation of Electron Rich Manganese(II) Schiff Base Complexes and Their Redox Chemistry   J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 5144

Use of Manganese(II)-Schiff Base Complexes for Carrying Polar Organometallics and Inorganic Ion-Pairs   Inorg. Chem. 1997, 36, 2178

Magnetic Properties of a One-Dimensional Ferromagnet Containing a Mn(III)-N-C-Fe- Linkage: Synthesis and Crystal Structure of a Chain-Like [Mn(acacen)Fe(CN)6]n2n- Polyanion   Inorg. Chem. 1996, 35, 6004

Anomalous Magnetic Properties of [K{Mn(3-MeO-salen)}2{Mn(CN)6}]n: a Metamagnet Exhibiting a Strong Negative Magnetization (3-MeO-salen = N,N’-ethylenebis(3-methoxysalicylideneiminato)   Inorg. Chem. 1996, 35, 5964

Formation of Carbon-Carbon Bonded Dimers in the Reduction of [Co(II)salophen], [salophen = N,N’-o-phenylenebis(salicylideneiminato)]: Their Reactivity with Electrophiles to form Co-C Bonds   Inorg. Chem. 1996, 35, 5995

Synthetic Methodology Allowing the Interconversion of Titanium-Oxygen Single into Double Bond: The Self-Assembling of Bridging and Terminal Oxotitanium (IV) into Oligomeric and Polymeric Linear Titanoxanes   Chem. Eur. J. 1996, 2, 1466