MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY Department of Chemistry

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MAY 16, 2020
Submission of online fill in form required for data collection or samples submission.
We are currently requiring a submission of the online form and an appointment to use facilities. Generate a Chemdraw image file of your compound before going to submission page. PXRD Users Email before making a schedule use of the instrument.
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February 20, 2020
New Synergy Diffractometer is operational in the CCR, MSU Department of Chemistry
The Rigaku Synergy S Diffractometer was purchased with Support from the MRI program by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1919565.
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June 28, 2020
Publication in conjunction with Grand Valley State University
Two beta-phosphorylamide compounds as ligands for Sm3+, Eu3+ and Tb3+: X-Ray crystallography and luminescence properties A.R. Lear, J. Lenters, M.G. Patterson, R.J. Staples, E.J. Werner, S.M. Biros Molecules, 2020, 25, 2971.
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June 15, 2020
Publication in conjunction with Grand Valley State University
Synthesis and Crystallographic Characterization of X-Substituted 2,4-Dinitrophenyl-40-phenylbenzenesulfonates B.A. Stenfors, R.J. Staples, S.M. Biros, F.N. Ngassa Chemistry, 2020, 2, 591-599.
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June 24, 2020
Publication in conjunction with Michigan State University:
Asymmetric Catalytic Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley Reduction of Ketones¬ with Aluminum(III)-VANOL Catalysts" L. Zheng, X. Yin, A. Mohammadlou, R. Sullivan, Y. Guan, R.J. Staples, W.D. Wulff ACS Catalysis, 2020, 52, 7188-7194.
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May 4, 2020
Publication in conjunction with Calvin College
The Synthesis of Functionalized 3-Aryl- and 3-Heteroaryloxazolidin-2-ones and Tetrahydro-3-Aryl-1,3-oxazin-2-ones via the Iodocyclocarbamation Reaction. Access to Privileged Chemical Structures and Scope and Limitations of the Method. A. Bell, A. Boomsma, N. Flikweert, R. Hohlman, S Zhang, R. Blankespoor, S.M. Biros, R.J. Staples, S. Brickner, M. Barbachyn Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2020, 85(10), 6323-6337.
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March 24, 2020
Publication in conjunction with Michigan State University:
"Catalytic Asymmetric Aziridination of Benzhydryl Imines and Diazo Acetate Esters with BOROX Catalysts from 3,3’- Disubstituted VANOL Ligands." Y. Guan, Z. Lu, X. Yin, A. Mohammadlou, R.J. Staples, W.D. Wulff Synthesis, 2020, 52, 2073-2091.
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March 20, 2020
Publication in conjunction with Michigan State University:
"Low-Spin Cobalt(II) Redox Shuttle by Isocyanide Coordination." A.L. Raithel, T.-Y. Kim, K. Nielsen, R.J. Staples, T.W. Hamann Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2020,4(5), 2497-2507.
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February 20, 2020
Publication in conjunction with Grand Valley State University:
"Crystal structure of 4-methyl-N-(4-methylbenzyl)benzenesulfonamide." B.A. Stenfors, R.J. Staples, S.M. Biros, F.N. Ngassa Acta Cryst., 2020, E76, 235-238
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January 29, 2020
ACA Refelctions News Letter
American Crystallographic associtation offers its News Letter RefleXions to all of the public via their web page. The Winter copy now available. Contains information for San Diego Summer Meeting (Aug 2- Aug 7, 2020).
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January 24, 2020
Publication in conjunction with MSU, Department of Plant Biology
"Structure and chemical analysis of major specialized metabolites produced by the lichen Evernia prunastri." R. Staples, R.L. Laduca, L. Roze, R. Beaudry, A. Fryday, AV. Koptina, A.L. Schilmiller, B. Smith, J.E. Linz, M. Laivenieks, F. Trail, Chem. Biodivers., 2020, 17(1), e1900465.
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January 24, 2020
Publication in conjunction with Wayne State University
"Synthesis of Chromium(II) Complexes with Chelating Bis(alkoxide) Ligand and Their Reactions with Organoazides and Diazoalkanes." S.S. Kurup, R.J.Staples, R.L.Lord, S. Groysman Molecules 2020, 25, 273-280.
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