Publications in Peer-Reviewed Papers

 

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63) Nitric Oxide Releasing Polyamide With Anti-Inflammatory Activity.

 

Ana M. Garzon-Porras, Diego L. Bertuzzi, Kurt Lucas, Laura C. E. da Silva, Marcelo G. de Oliveira, Catia Ornelas

 

ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2020, 2, 5, 2027-2034.

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62) Enhancing the Anticancer Activity and Selectivity of Goniothalamin Using pH-Sensitive Acetalated Dextran (Ac-Dex) Nanoparticles: A Promissing Platform for Delivery of Natural Compounds.

 

Carolyne B. Braga, Larissa Kido, Ellen Lima, Celina Lamas, Valeria Cagnon, Catia Ornelas, Ronaldo A. Pilli.

 

ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 2020, 6, 5, 2929-2942. 

 

 

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61) Synthesis, Characterization, and Anticancer Activity of Folate-Ferrocenyl Conjugates.    

 

Diego L. Bertuzzi, Gabriel Perli, Carolyne B. Braga, Catia Ornelas

 

New Journal of Chemistry, 2020, 44, 4694-4703. 

FRONT COVER (4667-4668)

 

 

 

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60) Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Polyamide Dendrimers Bearing Bile Acid Termini Synthesized via SPAAC.

 

Ana M. Garzón-Porras, Diego L. Bertuzzi, Kurt Lucas, Catia Ornelas

 

Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2019, 21, 227-241.

 

 

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59) Synthesis of Nitrogen‐Containing Goniothalamin Analogues with Higher Cytotoxic Activity and Selectivity against Cancer Cells.

 

Matheus A. Meirelles, Carolyne B. Braga, Catia Ornelas, Ronaldo A. Pilli.

 

ChemMedChem, 2019, 14, 1403-1417.

 

 

 

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58) Biodegradable and pH-Responsive Acetalated Dextran (Ac-Dex) Nanoparticles for NIR-Imaging and Controlled Delivery of a Platinum-based Prodrug into Cancer Cells

 

Carolyne B. Braga, Gabriel Perli, Tiago B. Becher, Catia Ornelas.

 

Molecular Pharmaceutics, 2019, 16, 2083-2094.

 

 

 

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57) Structure-Property Relashionship in Laponite Materials: From Wigner Glasses to Strong Self-healing Hydrogels Formed by Non-Covalent Interactions.

 

Tiago B. Becher, Carolyne B. Braga, Diego L. Bertuzzi, Miguel D. Ramos Jr., Ayaz Hassan, Frank N. Crespilho, Catia Ornelas.

 

Soft Matter, 2019, 15, 1278-1289.

 

(Special Issue: Emerging Investigators 2019) 

 

 

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56) Soft Nanohydrogels Based on Laponite Nanodiscs: A Versatile Drug Delivery Platform For Theranostics and Drug Cocktails.

 

Tiago B. Becher, Monique Mendonça, Marcelo de Farias, Rodrigo Portugal, Marcelo de Jesus, Catia Ornelas.

 

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2018, 26, 21891-21900.

 

 

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55) Olefin Cyclopropanation via Radical Carbene Transfer Reaction Promoted by Co(II)porphyrinates for the Active‐Metal‐Template Synthesis of [2]Rotaxanes.

 

Arthur Alcantara, Liniquer Fontana, Vitor Rigolin, Yuri Andrade, Marcos Ribeiro, Wdeson Barros,    Catia Ornelas, Jackson D. Megiatto Jr.

 

Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 2018, 29, 8979-8983.

 

 

 

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54) General Protocol to Obtain D‐Glucosamine from Biomass Residues: Shrimp Shells, Cicada Sloughs and Cockroaches.

 

Diego L. Bertuzzi, Tiago B. Becher, Naylil M. R. Capreti, Julio Amorim, Igor D. Jurberg, Jackson D. Megiatto Jr., Catia Ornelas 

 

Global Challenges, 2018, 2, 1800046 

 

 

 

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53) Dentromers, a Family of Super Dendrimers with Specific Properties and Applications.

 

Didier Astruc, Christophe Deraedt, Rodrigue Djeda, Catia Ornelas, Xiang Liu, Amalia Rapakousiou, Yanlan Wang, Qi Wang.

 

Molecules, 2018, 23, 966-981.

Dendrimers: a Themed issue in honor of Professor D. A. Tomalia.

 

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52) Nonswellable Injectable Hydrogels Self-Assembled Through Non-Covalent Interactions.

 

Tiago B. Becher, Catia Ornelas

 

Chemistry Select, 2017, 2, 3009-3013.

 

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51) Terms of Endearment: Bacteria Meet Graphene Nanosurfaces.

 

Evangelia Tegou, Maria Magana, Alexandra Eleni Katsogridaki, Anastasios Ioannidis, Vassilios Raptis, Sheldon Jordan, Stylianos Chatzipanagiotou, Stavros Chatzandroulis, Catia Ornelas, George P. Tegos.

 

Biomaterials, 2016, 89, 38-55.

 
 

 

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50) Brief Timelapse on Dendrimer Chemistry: Advances, Limitations and Expectations.

 

Catia Ornelas

 

Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2016, 217, 149-174.

(Invited Talent Article, special issue Young Talents in Polymer Science)

 

Highlighted in www.materialsviews.com.

http://www.materialsviews.com/dendrimers-time-meet-expectations/

 

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49) Interlocked Systems in Nanomedicine.

 

Catia Ornelas-Megiatto, Tiago B. Becher, Jackson D. Megiatto Jr.                                                   

 

Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, 2015, 15, 1236-1256.

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48) Click Metallodendrimers and Their Functions.

 

 

Didier Astruc, Roberto Ciganda, Christophe Deraedt, Sylvain Gatard, Liyuan Liang, Na Li, Catia Ornelas, Amalia Rapakousiou, Jaime Ruiz, Dong Wang, Yanlan Wang, Pengxiang Zhao.

 

Synlett, 2015, 26, 1437-1449.

 

 

 

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47) Organoiron-mediated synthesis and redox activity of organoiron-containing dendrimers.

 

Didier Astruc, Yanlan Wang, Amalia Rapakousiou, Abdou Diallo, Rodrigue Djeda, Jaime Ruiz, Catia Ornelas.

 

Polyhedron, 2015, 86, 24-30.

 

 

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46) Mixed-Valent Metallodendrimers: Design and Functions.

 

Didier Astruc, Amalia Rapakousiou, Yanlan Wang, Rodrigue Djeda, Abdou Diallo, Jaime Ruiz, Catia Ornelas.

 

Journal of Coordination Chemistry, 2014, 67, 3809-3821.

 

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45) Dendritic Molecular Nanobatteries and the Contribution of Click Chemistry.

 

Didier Astruc, Pengxiang Zhao, Liyuan Liang, Amalia Rapakousiou, Rodrigue Djeda, Abdou Diallo,   Tetsuro Kusamoto, Jaime Ruiz, Catia Ornelas.

 

Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers, 2013, 23, 41-49.

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44)  Aerosolized Antimicrobial Agents Based on Degradable Dextran Nanoparticles Loaded with Silver Carbene Complexes.

 

Cátia Ornelas-Megiatto, Parth N. Shah, Peter R. Wich, Jessica L. Cohen, Jasur A. Tagaev, Justin A. Smolen, Brian D. Wright, Matthew J. Panzner, Wiley J. Youngs, Jean M. J. Fréchet, Carolyn L. Cannon.

 

Molecular Pharmaceutics, 2012, 9 (11), 3012-3022.

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43) Polyphosphonium Polymers for siRNA Delivery: An Efficient and Nontoxic Alternative to Polyammonium Carriers.

 

Cátia Ornelas-MegiattoPeter R. WichJean M. J. Fréchet.

 

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 134 (4), 1902-1905.

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42) Visible-light Generation of the Naked 12-Electron Fragment C5H5Fe+: Alkyne-to-Vinylidene Isomerization and Synthesis of Polynuclear Iron Vinylidene and Alkyne Complexes Including Hexairon Stars.

  

Yanlan Wang, Abdou K. Diallo, Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz, Didier Astruc.

 

Inorganic Chemistry, 2012, 51 (1), 119-127.

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41) Application of Ferrocene and its Derivatives in Cancer Research.                                       

 

Cátia Ornelas.

 

New Journal of Chemistry, 2011, 35, 1973-1985.

 

 

 

  

 

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40) Construction of a Well-Defined Multifunctional Dendrimer for Theranostics.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Ryan Pennell, Leonard F. Liebes, Marcus Weck.

 

Organic Letters, 2011, 13, 976-979.

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39) Combining Amino-Cyanine Dyes with Polyamide Dendrons: A Promising Strategy for Imaging in the Near-Infrared Region.

 

Cátia Ornelas,Rachelle Lodescar, Alexander Durandin, James W. Canary, Ryan Pennell, Leonard F. Liebes, Marcus Weck.

 

Chemistry, A European Journal, 2011, 13, 3619-3629 (Cover).

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38) How do Nitriles Compare with Isoelectronic Alkynyl Groups in the Electronic Communication Between Iron Centers Bridged by Phenylenebis- and -Tris(Nitrile) Ligands? An Electronic and Crystal-Structure Study.

 

Lauréline Bonniard, Samia Kahlal, Abdou K. Diallo, Cátia Ornelas, Thierry Roisnel, Gabriele Manca, João Rodrigues, Jaime Ruiz, Didier Astruc, Jean-Yves Saillard.

 

Inorganic Chemistry, 2011, 50, 114-124.

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37) Olefin Metathesis in Nano-Sized Systems.

 

Didier Astruc, Abdou K. Diallo, Sylvain Gatard, Liyuan Liang, Cátia Ornelas, Victor Martinez, Denise Mery, Jaime Ruiz.

 

Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2011, 13, 94-103.

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36) Redox Recognition Using “Click” Chemistry.                     

 

Didier Astruc, Cátia Ornelas, Amalia Rapakousiou, L. Liyuan, R. Djeda, J. Ruiz.                                          

 

Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2011, 374, 51-58.  

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35) Strain-Promoted Alkyne Azide Cycloaddition for the Functionalization of Poly(amide)-based Dendrons and Dendrimers.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Johannes Broichhagen, Marcus Weck.

 

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 3923-3931.

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34) Dendrimers Designed for Functions: From Physical, Photophysical and Supramolecular Properties to Applications in Sensing, Catalysis, Molecular Electronics, Photonics and Nanomedicine.

 

 Didier Astruc, Elodie. Boisselier, Cátia Ornelas.

 

 Chemical Reviews, 2010, 110, 1857-1959.

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33) Encapsulation and Stabilization of Gold Nanoparticles with “Click” Polyethyleneglycol Dendrimers.

 

Elodie Boisselier, Abdou K. Diallo, Lionel Salmon, Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz, Didier Astruc.

 

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 2729-2742.

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32) Branching the Electron-Reservoir Complex [Fe(η5-C5H5)(η6-C6Me6)][PF6] onto Large Dendrimers: "Click", Amide, and Ionic Bonds.

 

Rodrigue Djeda, Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz, Didier Astruc.

 

Inorganic Chemistry, 2010, 49, 6085-6101.

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31) "Click" Synthesis of Organo-Silicon Dendrimers.                                                                               

 

Didier Astruc, Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz.

 

Main Group Chemistry, 2010, 9, 87-100.

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30) Extremely Efficient Catalysis of Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation Using "Click" Dendrimer-Stabilized Palladium Nanoparticles.

  

Didier Astruc, Cátia Ornelas, Abdou K. Diallo, Jaime Ruiz.

 

Molecules, 2010, 15, 4947-4960.

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29) Construction of Well-Defined Multifunctional Dendrimers Using a Trifunctional Core.

 

 Cátia Ornelas, Marcus Weck.

 

 Chemical Communications, 2009, 5710-5712. 

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28) Giant Dendritic Molecular Electrochrome Batteries with Ferrocenyl and Pentamethylferrocenyl Termini.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz, Colette Belin, Didier Astruc.

 

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 131, 590-601.

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27) Electronic Communication Between Immobilized Ferrocenyl Dendrimers.

 

Aifang Wang, Cátia Ornelas, Didier Astruc, Philippe Hapiot.

 

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 131, 6652-6653.

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26) Dendritic Molecular Electrochromic Batteries Based on Redox-Robust Metallocenes.                     

 

Didier Astruc, Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz.

 

Chemistry, A European Journal, 2009, 8936-8944 (Cover).

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25) Electron-Transfer Mediation on Poly-Aryl Dendrimer-Modified Electrodes.

 

Aifang Wang, Jean-Marc Noeel, Dodzi Zigah, Cátia Ornelas, Corinne Lagrost, Didier Astruc, Philippe Hapiot.      

 

Electrochemistry Communications, 2009, 11, 1703-1706.

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24) “Click” Polymer-Supported Palladium Nanoparticles as Highly Efficient Catalysts for Olefin Hydrogenation and Suzuki Coupling Reaction Under Ambient Conditions in Aqueous and Organic Solvents.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Abdou Diallo, Jaime Ruiz, Didier Astruc.

 

Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 2009, 351, 2147-2154.

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23) Dendritic and Ion-Pairing Effects in Oxo-anion Recognition by Giant Alkylferrocenyl Dendrimers.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz, Didier Astruc.

 

Organometallics, 2009, 28, 4443-4437.

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22) Giant Cobaltocenyl Dendrimers.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz, Didier Astruc.                                                                                               

 

Organometallics, 2009, 28, 2716-2723.

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21) Visible-light Photolysis of [FeCp(η6-toluene)][PF6] as a Clean, Convenient and General Route to Iron-Vinylidene and Iron-Acetylide Complexes.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz, Didier Astruc.

 

Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2009, 694, 1219-1222.

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20) Cross Olefin Metathesis for the Selective Functionalization, Ferrocenylation and Solubilization in Water of Olefin-Terminated Dendrimers, Polymers and Gold Nanoparticles and for a Divergent Dendrimer Construction.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Denise Méry, Eric Cloutet, Jaime Ruiz Aranzaes, Didier Astruc.

 

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2008, 130, 1495-1506.

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19) “Click” Dendrimers: Synthesis, Redox Sensing of Pd(OAc)2, and Remarkable Catalytic Hydrogenation Activity of Precise Pd Nanoparticles Stabilized by 1,2,3-Triazole-Containing Dendrimers.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz Aranzaes, Lionel Salmon, Didier Astruc.

 

Chemistry, A European Journal, 2008, 14, 50-64. (Hot paper and cover)

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18) Metallocenyl Dendrimers and Their Applications in Molecular Electronics, Sensing, and Catalysis.

 

Didier Astruc, Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz.

 

Accounts of Chemical Research, 2008, 41, 841-856.

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17) Correlation Between Density Functional Studies and Experimental Data of Three New 19-Electron Metal Sandwich Complexes Containing Amido, Ester, and Thioester Cyclopentadienyl Substituents.

 

Samia Kahal, Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz, Didier Astruc, Jean-Yves Saillard.

 

Organometallics, 2008, 27, 3693-3700.

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16) Visible-Light Photolytic Synthesis of Multinuclear and Dendritic Iron-Nitrile Cationic Complexes.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz, João Rodrigues, Didier Astruc.

 

Inorganic Chemistry, 2008, 47, 4421-4428.

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15) Sulphonated "Click" Dendrimer-Stabilized Palladium Nanoparticles as Highly Efficient Catalysts for Olefin Hydrogenation and Suzuki Coupling Reactions Under Ambient Conditions in Aqueous Media.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz, Lionel Salmon, Didier Astruc.

 

Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 2008, 350, 837-845.

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14) Ferrocenyl-terminated Dendrimers: Design for Applications in Molecular Electronics, Molecular Recognition and Catalysis.

 

Didier Astruc, Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz Aranzaes.

 

Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials, 2008, 18, 4-17.

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13) Four Generations of Water Soluble Dendrimers with 9 to 243 Benzoate Tethers: Synthesis and Dendritic Effects on Their Contact Ion Pairing with Acetylcholine, Benzyltriethylammonium and Dopamine in Water.

 

Elodie Boisselier, Cátia Ornelas, Isabelle Pianet, Jaime R. Aranzaes, Didier Astruc.

 

Chemistry, A European Journal, 2008, 14, 5577-5587.

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12) New Water-soluble Polyanionic Dendrimers and Binding to Acetylcholin in Water by Means of Contact Ion-Pairing Interactions.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Elodie Boisselier, Victor Martinez, Isabelle Pianet, Jaime R. Aranzaes, Didier Astruc.

 

Chemical Communications, 2007, 5093-5095.

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11) “Homeopathic” Catalytic Activity and Atom-Leaching Mechanism in the Miyaura-Suzuki Reactions under Ambient Conditions Using Precise “Click” Dendrimer-Stabilized Pd Nanoparticles.

 

Abdou K. Diallo, Cátia Ornelas, Lionel Salmon, Jaime R. Aranzaes, Didier Astruc.

 

Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 2007, 46, 8644-8648.

(Highlighted in Nature Nanotechnology, October 26th  2007)

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10) Catalytically Efficient Palladium Nanoparticles Stabilized by “Click” Ferrocenyl Dendrimers.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Lionel Salmon, Jaime R. Aranzaes, Didier Astruc.

 

Chemical Communications, 2007, 4946-4948.

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9) Click Assembly of 1,2,3-Triazole-Linked Dendrimers, Including Ferrocenyl Dendrimers, which Sense Both Oxo Anions and Metal Cations.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Jaime R. Aranzaes, Eric Cloutet, Sandra Alves, Didier Astruc.

 

Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 2007, 46, 872-877. (Hot paper and cover).

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8) A One-Pot Synthesis of a 243-Allyl Dendrimer Under Ambient Conditions.

 

Cátia Ornelas, Jaime R. Aranzaes, Eric Cloutet, Didier Astruc.

 

Organic Letters, 2006, 13, 872-877.

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7) From Simple Monopyridine Clusters [Mo6Br13(Py-R)6][n-Bu4N] and Hexapyridine Clusters [Mo6X8(Py-R)6][OSO2CF3]4 (X= Br or I) to Cluster-Cored Organometallic Stars, Dendrons, and Dendrimers.

 

Denise Méry, Lauriane. Plault, Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz, Sylvain Nlate, Didier Astruc, Jean-Claude Blais, João Rodrigues, Stéphane Cordier, Kaplan Kirakci, Christiane Perrin.

 

Inorganic Chemistry, 2006, 45, 1156-1167.

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6) Ruthenium Metallodendrimers Based on Nitrile-Functionalized Poly(alkylidene imines)s.                     

 

Cátia Ornelas, Viatcheslav Vertlib, João Rodrigues, Kari Rissanen.

 

European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2006, 1, 47-50.

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5) Efficient Mono- and Bifunctionalization of Polyolefin Dendrimers by Olefin Metathesis.              

 

Cátia Ornelas, Denise Méry, Jean-Claude Blais, Eric Cloutet, Jaime Ruiz, Didier Astruc.

 

Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 2005, 44, 7399-7404.

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4) Mo6Br6-Cluster-cored Organometallic Stars and Dendrimers.

 

Denise Méry, Cátia Ornelas, Marie-Christine Daniel, Jaime Ruiz, João Rodrigues, Didier Astruc, Stéphane Cordier, Kaplan Kirakci, Christiane Perrin.

 

Comptes Rendues Chimie, 2005, 8, 1789-1797.

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3) Synthesis, characterization and crystal structure of the bimetallic cyano-bridged [(h5-C5H5)(PPh3)2Ru(m-CN)Ru(PPh3)2(h5-C5H5)][PF6].

 

Cátia Ornelas, Claudia Gandum, José Mesquita, João Rodrigues, Maria H. Garcia, Nelson Lopes, M. Paula Robalo, Kalle Nättinen, Kari Rissanen.

 

Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2005, 358, 2482-2488.

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2) Organometalic Synthesis of Hexa- and Nonanitrile Ligands and their Ruthenium Complexes.    

 

Cátia Ornelas, Jaime Ruiz, Jean-Claude Blais, João Rodrigues, Didier Astruc.

 

Organometallics, 2004, 23, 4271-4276.

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1) Construction of Giant Dendrimers Using a Tripodal Building Block.

 

Jaime Ruiz, Gustavo Lafuente, Sylvia Marcen, Cátia Ornelas, Sylvain Lazare, Eric Cloutet, Jean-Claude Blais, Didier Astruc.

 

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2003, 125, 7250-7257.

 

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