Publications

Peer-reviewed

1. "C ̶ C Bond Formation of Benzyl Alcohols and Alkynes using Catalytic Amount of KOtBu: Unusual Regioselectivity via a Radical Mechanism", A. Kumar, T. Janes, S. Chakraborty, P. Daw, N. von Wolff, R. Carmieli, Y. Diskin Posner, D.  Milstein*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 3373-3377.  (Impact factor = 12.257)

2. “Manganese Catalyzed α-Alkylation of Ketones, Amides, and Esters using Alcohols”, S. Chakraborty, P. Daw, Y. Ben-David, D. Milstein*, ACS Catalysis, 2018, 8, 10300-10305.​ (Impact factor = 12.221)

3. “Direct Conversion of Alcohols to Alkenes by Dehydrogenative Coupling with Hydrazine/Hydrazone Catalyzed by Manganese”, U. K. Das, S. Chakraborty, Y. Diskin-Posner, D. Milstein*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 13444-13448 (Selected as ʻHot Paperʼ). (Impact factor = 12.257)

4. “Highly Selective, Efficient Deoxygenative Hydrogenation of Amides Catalyzed by a Manganese Pincer Complex via Metal-Ligand Cooperation”, Y. Quan Zou, S. Chakraborty, A. Nerush, D. Oren, Y. Diskin Posner, Y. Ben-David, D. Milstein*, ACS Catalysis, 2018, 8, 8014-8019. (Impact factor = 12.221)

5. “Manganese Catalyzed α-Olefination of Nitriles By Primary Alcohols”, S. Chakraborty, U. K. Das, Y. Ben-David, D. Milstein*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 11710-11713. (Impact factor = 14.692)

6. “Manganese Catalyzed Direct Deoxygenation of Primary Alcohols” J. O. Bauer, S. Chakraborty, D. Milstein, ACS Catalysis, 2017, 7, 4462-4466. (Impact factor = 12.221)

7. “Selective Hydrogenation of Nitriles to Secondary Imines Catalyzed by an Iron Complex” S. Chakraborty, D. Milstein*, ACS Catalysis, 2017, 7, 3968-3972. (Impact factor = 12.221)

8. “Manganese Catalyzed N-Formylation of Amines By Methanol Liberating H2: A Catalytic and Mechanistic study”, Subrata Chakraborty, Urs. Gellrich, Yael Diskin-Poschner, Gregory Leitus, Liat Avram, and David Milstein*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 4229-4233. (Selected as ʻHot Paperʼ) (Impact factor = 12.257)

9. “Iron-Catalyzed Mild and Selective Hydrogenative Cross-Coupling of Nitriles and Amines to Form Secondary Aldimines” Subrata Chakraborty, Gregory Leitus, David Milstein*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 2074-2078. (Impact factor = 12.257)

10. “Selective N-Formylation of Amines with H2 and CO2 Catalyzed by Cobalt Pincer Complexes” Prosenjit Daw, Subrata Chakraborty, Gregory Leitus, Yael Diskin-Posner, Yehoshoa Ben-David, David Milstein, ACS Catalysis, 2017, 7, 2500-2504. (†P.D. and S.C. contributed equally). (Impact factor = 12.221)

11. “Direct Synthesis of Pyrroles Via Dehydrogenative Coupling of Secondary Diols and Amines Catalyzed by Cobalt-Pincer Complexes” Prosenjit Daw, Subrata Chakraborty, Jai Anand Garg, Yehoshoa Ben-David, David Milstein*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 14373-14377. (†P.D. and S.C. contributed equally). (Selected as ʻHot Paperʼ) (Impact factor = 12.257)

12. “Z-Selective (Cross-) Dimerization of Terminal alkynes Catalyzed by an Iron Complex” Orestes Rivada-Wheelaghan, Subrata Chakraborty, Linda J. W. Shimon, Yehoshoa Ben-David, David Milstein*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 6942-6945. (Impact factor = 12.257)

13. “Selective Hydrogenation of Nitriles to Primary Amines Catalyzed by Novel Iron Complex”  Subrata Chakraborty, Yehoshoa Ben-David, and David Milstein*, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 1812-1815. 

14. “Unprecedented Iron-Catalyzed Selective Hydrogenation of Activated Amides to Amines and Alcohols”. Jai Anand Garg, Subrata Chakraborty, Yehoshoa Ben-David, David Milstein*, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 5285-5288. (†J. A. G and S. C. equal contribution). 

15. “Ullmann-Type and Related Redox Reactions of Nitrosyl Molybdenum Complexes Bearing a Large-Bite-Angle Diphosphine” Subrata Chakraborty, Rajesh Kunjanpillai, Olivier Blacque, Heinz Berke*, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 103-110. 

16. “Selective Hydrogenation of Nitriles to Primary Amines Catalyzed by a Cobalt Pincer Complex” Arup Mukherjee, Dipankar Srimani, Subrata Chakraborty, Yehoshoa Ben-David, David Milstein*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 8888-8891. (Impact factor = 14.692)

17. “Ligand Assisted Carbon Dioxide Activation and Hydrogenation Using Molybdenum and Tungsten Amides” Subrata Chakraborty, Olivier Blacque, Heinz Berke*, Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 6560–6570. 

18. “Trisphosphine Chelate Substituted Molybdenum and Tungsten Nitrosyl Hydrides as Highly Active Catalyst for Olefin Hydrogenation ” Subrata Chakraborty, Olivier Blacque, Thomas Fox, Heinz Berke*, Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 12641-12654. 

19. “Hydrogenation of Imines Catalysed by Trisphosphine Substituted Molybdenum and Tungsten Nitrosyl Hydrides and Co-catalytic Acid ”, Subrata Chakraborty, Olivier Blacque, Thomas Fox, Heinz Berke*, Chem. Asian J. 2014, 9, 2896-2907. 

20. “Homogeneous Hydrogenation of Nitriles Catalysed by Molybdenum and Tungsten Amides” Subrata Chakraborty and Heinz Berke*, ACS Catal. 2014, 4, 2191−2194.

21. “Highly Active, Low-Valence Molybdenum and Tungsten Amide Catalysts for Bifunctional Imine Hydrogenation Reactions” Subrata Chakraborty, Olivier Blacque, Thomas Fox, Heinz Berke*, Chem. Asian J. 2014, 9, 328-337.

22 “Highly Efficient Large Bite Angle Diphosphine Substituted Molybdenum Catalyst for Hydrosilylation” Subrata Chakraborty, Olivier Blacque, Thomas Fox, Heinz Berke*, ACS Catal. 2013, 3, 2208−2217.

23. “Manganese and Rhenium Formyl Complexes of Diphosphinoborane Ligands: Stabilization of the Formyl Unit from Intramolecular B-O Bond Formation”, Rajkumar Jana, Subrata Chakraborty, Olivier Blacque, Heinz Berke*, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 16, 4574–4584.

Book Chapter:

“Coexistence of Lewis Acid and Base Functions: A Generalized View of the Frustrated Lewis Pair Concept with Novel Implications for Reactivity”. Heinz Berke*, Yanfeng Jiang, Xianghua Yang, Chungfang Jiang, Subrata Chakraborty, Anne. Landwehr, Top Curr Chem. 2013, 334: 27–58.

Patent Application 

“Manganese based complexes and uses thereof for homogeneous catalysis”, Milstein, David; Vogt, Matthias; Mukherjee, Arup; Espinosa-Jalapa, Noel Angel; Chakraborty, Subrata; Nerush, Alex, PCT Int. Appl. (2017), WO 2017137984 A1 20170817.