Publications

"Reversible Borylene Formation from Ring-Opening of Pinacolborane and Other Intermediates Generated From 5-Coordinate Trisboryl Complexes: Implications for Catalytic C–H Borylation" Ghaffari, B.; Vanchura, B. A., II; Chotana, G. A.; Staples, R. J.; Holmes, D.; Maleczka, R. E., Jr.; Smith, M. R., III Organometallics 2015, 34, 4633-4636.
"Gregory L. Hillhouse: His Life, His Art, His Science, and the Rise of "Double Nickel"" Mindiola, D. J.; Smith, M. R., III; Bercaw, J. E. Organometallics 2015, 34, 4633-4636.
"Harnessing C–H Borylation/Deborylation for Selective Deuteration, Synthesis of Boronate Esters, and Late Stage Functionalization" Kallepalli, V. A.; Gore, K. A.; Shi, F.; Sanchez, L.; Chotana, G. A.; Miller, S. L.; Maleczka, R. E., Jr.; Smith, M. R., III J. Or. Chem. 2015, 80, 8341-8353.
"Electrolysis of liquid ammonia for hydrogen generation" Little, D. J.; Smith, M. R., III; Hamann, T. W. Energy Environ. Sci. 2015, 8, 2775-2781.
"A Catalytic Borylation/Dehalogenation Route to o-Fluoro Arylboronates" Jayasundara, C. R. K., Unold, J. M., Oppenheimer, J., Smith, M. R., III; Maleczka, R. E., Jr. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 6072-6075.
"Silyl Phosphorus and Nitrogen Donor Chelates for Homogeneous Ortho Borylation Catalysis" Ghaffari, B.; Preshlock, S. M.; Plattner, D. L.; Staples, R. J.; Maligres, P. E.; Krska, S. W.; Maleczka, R. E.; Jr.; Smith, M. R., III J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 14345-14348.
Smith, M. R., III; Chattopadhyay, B. "Non-Directed Aryl C–H Oxidations" in Comprehensive Organic Synthesis II, Knöchel, P.; Molander, G. A.; Eds, Elsevier, New York, 2014, Vol. 7, pp 347-372.
"High-Throughput Optimization of Ir-Catalyzed C–H Borylation: A Tutorial for Practical Applications" Preshlock, S. M., Ghaffari, B., Maligres, P. E., Krska, S. W., Maleczka, R. E.; Smith, M. R., III J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 7572-7582.
"Outer-Sphere Direction in Iridium C–H Borylation" Roosen, P. C., Kallepalli, V. A., Chattopadhyay, B., Singleton, D. A., Maleczka, R. E., Jr.; Smith, M. R., III J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 11350-11353.
"Practical One-Pot C-H Activation/Borylation/Oxidation: Preparation of 3-Bromo-5-methylphenol on a Multigram Scale" Norberg, A. M., Smith, M. R., III; Maleczka, R. E., Jr. Synthesis-Stuttgart 2011, 857-859.
"Electronic effects in iridium C-H borylations: insights from unencumbered substrates and variation of boryl ligand substituents" Vanchura, B. A., Preshlock, S. M., Roosen, P. C., Kallepalli, V. A., Staples, R. J., Maleczka, R. E., Jr., Singleton, D. A.; Smith, M. R., III Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 7724-7726.
"Divergent Synthesis of 2,3,5-Substituted Thiophenes by C-H Activation/Borylation/Suzuki Coupling" Kallepalli, V. A., Sanchez, L., Li, H., Gesmundo, N. J., Turton, C. L., Maleczka, R. E., Jr. and Smith, M. R., III Heterocycles 2010, 80, 1429-1448.
"Boc Groups as Protectors and Directors for Ir-Catalyzed C-H Borylation of Heterocycles" Kallepalli, V. A., Shi, F., Paul, S., Onyeozili, E. N., Maleczka, R. E., Jr.; Smith, M. R., III J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 9199-9201.
"Getting the sterics just right: a five-coordinate iridium trisboryl complex that reacts with C-H bonds at room temperature" Chotana, G. A., Vanchura, B. A., Tse, M. K., Staples, R. J., Maleczka, R. E., Jr.; Smith, M. R., III Chem. Commun. 2009, 5731-5733.
"Water-soluble thermoresponsive polylactides" Jiang, X. W., Smith, M. R., III; Baker, G. L. Macromolecules 2008, 41, 318-324.
""Clickable" polyglycolides: Tunable synthons for thermoresponsive, degradable polymers" Jiang, X., Vogel, E. B., Smith, M. R., III; Baker, G. L. Macromolecules 2008, 41, 1937-1944.
"Iridium-catalyzed borylation of thiophenes: versatile, synthetic elaboration founded on selective C-H functionalization" Chotana, G. A., Kallepalli, V. A., Maleczka, R. E., Jr.; Smith, M. R., III Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 6103-6114.
"Glass transitions in polylactides" Baker, G. L., Vogel, E. B.; Smith, M. R., III Polymer Reviews 2008, 48, 64-84.
"Synthesis of polymandelide: A degradable polylactide derivative with polystyrene-like properties" Liu, T. Q., Simmons, T. L., Bohnsack, D. A., Mackay, M. E., Smith, M. R., III; Baker, G. L. Macromolecules 2007, 40, 6040-6047.
"Cyclohexyl-substituted polyglycolides with high glass transition temperatures" Jing, F., Smith, M. R., III; Baker, G. L. Macromolecules 2007, 40, 9304-9312.
"Amphiphilic PEG/alkyl-grafted comb polylactides" Jiang, X. W., Vogel, E. B., Smith, M. R., III; Baker, G. L. Journal of Polymer Science Part a-Polymer Chemistry 2007, 45, 5227-5236.
"Aromatic borylation/amidation/oxidation: A rapid route to 5-substituted 3-amidophenols" Shi, F., Smith, M. R., III; Maleczka, R. E., Jr. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 1411-1414.
"Regulation of osteoblast gene expression and phenotype by polylactide-fatty acid surfaces" Porter, K., Hossain, M., Wang, M., Radano, C. P., Baker, G., Smith, M. R., III; McCabe, L. R. Molecular Biology Reports 2006, 33, 1-12.
"Ir-catalyzed functionalization of 2-substituted indoles at the 7-position: Nitrogen-directed aromatic borylation" Paul, S., Chotana, G. A., Holmes, D., Reichle, R. C., Maleczka, R. E., Jr.; Smith, M. R., III J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 15552-15553.
"One-pot borylation/amination reactions: Syntheses of arylamine boronate esters from halogenated arenes" Holmes, D., Chotana, G. A., Maleczka, R. E., Jr.; Smith, M. R., III Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 1407-1410.
"Synthesis and polymerization of derivatized lactide monomers" Vogeley, N. J., Baker, G. L.; Smith, M. R., III Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) 2005, 46, 336.
"Sterically Directed Functionalization of Aromatic C-H Bonds: Selective Borylation Ortho to Cyano Groups in Arenes and Heterocycles" Chotana, G. A., Rak, M. A.; Smith, M. R., III J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 10539-10544.
"Functionalizing polylactides for tissue growth" Wang, M., Radano, C. P., Mackay, M. E., McCabe, L. R., Baker, G. L.; Smith, M. R., III Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) 2003, 44, 716.
"C-H activation/borylation/oxidation: A one-pot unified route to meta-substituted phenois bearing ortho-/para-directing groups" Maleczka, R. E., Jr., Shi, F., Holmes, D.; Smith, M. R., III J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 7792-7793.
"Synthesis of novel biodegradable copolymers using olefin metathesis" Radano, C. P., Baker, G. L.; Smith, M. R., III Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) 2002, 43, 727-728.
"Remarkably selective iridium catalysts for the elaboration of aromatic C-H bonds" Cho, J. Y., Tse, M. K., Holmes, D., Maleczka, R. E., Jr.; Smith, M. R., III Science 2002, 295, 305-308.
"Regioselective aromatic borylation in an inert solvent" Tse, M. K., Cho, J. Y.; Smith, M. R., III Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 2831-2833.
"Stereoselective Polymerization of a Racemic Monomer with a Racemic Catalyst: Direct Preparation of the Polylactic Acid Stereocomplex from Racemic Lactide" Radano, C. P., Baker, G. L. and Smith, M. R., III J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 1552-1553.
"Steric and Chelate Directing Effects in Aromatic Borylation" Cho, J.-Y., Iverson, C. N.; Smith, M. R., III J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 12868-12869.
"Advances in Metal Boryl and Metal-mediated B-X Activation Chemistry" Smith, M. R., III Prog. Inorg. Chem. 1999, 48, 505-567.
"Syntheses and Structures of Five-coordinate Zirconium Alkyl Complexes Supported by Diketiminate Ligands" Qian, B., Scanlon, W. J., Smith, M. R., III; Motry, D. H. Organometallics 1999, 18, 1693-1698.
"Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of b-Diketiminate Boron(III) Complexes" Qian, B., Baek, S. W. and Smith, M. R., III Polyhedron 1999, 18, 2405-2414.
"A Mechanistic Dichotomy in the Reactions of Cp2M(CH2=CHMe) (M = Nb, Ta) with Catecholborane: Generation of Boryl Complexes by Propylene Hydroboration and Propylene Loss" Lantero, D. R., Miller, S. L., Cho, J.-Y., Ward, D. L.; Smith, M. R., III Organometallics 1999, 18, 235-247.
"Five- and Six-Coordinate Group 4 Compounds Stabilized by b-Ketiminate and Diketiminate Ligands: Syntheses and Comparisons Between Solid-state and Solution Structures" Kakaliou, L., Scanlon, W. J., Qian, B., Baek, S. W., Smith, M. R., III; Motry, D. H. Inorg. Chem. 1999, 38, 5964-5977.
"Stoichiometric and Catalytic B-C Bond Formation from Unactivated Hydrocarbons and Boranes" Iverson, C. N.; Smith, M. R., III J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 7696-7697.
"Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of b-Diketiminato Aluminum Complexes" Qian, B., Ward, D. L.; Smith, M. R., III Organometallics 1998, 17, 3070-3076.
"Significance of Borane Tuning in Titanium-Catalyzed Borylation Chemistry" Motry, D. H., Brazil, A. G.; Smith, M. R., III J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 2743-2744.
"Group 5 Metallocene Complexes as Models for Metal-mediated Hydroboration: Synthesis of a Reactive Borane Adduct, endo-Cp*Nb-h2(H2BO2C6H4), via Hydroboration of Coordinated Olefins" Lantero, D. R., Ward, D. L.; Smith, M. R., III J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 9699-9708.
"Efficient Olefin Diboration by a Base-free Platinum Catalyst" Iverson, C. N.; Smith, M. R., III Organometallics 1997, 16, 2757-2759.
"Mechanistic Investigation of Stoichiometric Alkyne Insertion into Pt-B Bonds and Related Chemistry Bearing on the Catalytic Diborylation of Alkynes Mediated by Platinum(II) Diboryl Complexes" Iverson, C. N.; Smith, M. R., III Organometallics 1996, 15, 5155-5165.
"Facile, Metal-Mediated Dehydrogenative Borylation of Ethylene - Selective Conversion of a Titanium-Bound Olefin to a Vinylboronate Ester" Motry, D. H.; Smith, M. R., III J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 6615-6616.
"Reactivity of Organoplatinum Complexes With C6H4O2B-BO2C6H4 - Syntheses of a Platinum Diboryl Complex With, and Without, Metathesis of Boron-Boron and Metal-Carbon Bonds" Iverson, C. N.; Smith, M. R., III J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 4403-4404.
"Synthesis of endo-Cp2TaH2(BO2C6H4) and exo-Cp2TaH2(BO2C6H4) - Regioisomers of the First Tantalum Boryl Complexes" Lantero, D. R., Motry, D. H., Ward, D. L.; Smith, M. R., III J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 10811-10812.