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19. Synthesis of Fe(IV) Alkynylide Complexes and Their Reactivity to Form 1,3-diynes. Souilah, C.;# Jannuzzi, S. A. V.;# Demirbas, D.; Ivlev S., Xie, X; Peredkov, S; DeBeer, S.*, Casitas, A.* manuscript submitted   (# equal contribution)

18. Experimental and Computational Studies on Cobalt(I)-Catalyzed Regioselective Allylic Alkylation Reactions.
Andreetta, P.; Martin, R. T.; Souilah, C.; Rentería-Gómez, A.; Zhihui Song, Z.; Khorramshahi Bayat, Y.; Ivlev, S.; Gutierrez, O.*; Casitas, A.*                  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, e202310129. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202310129


  •  Highlighted in Organic Process Research & Development (OPR&D) from ACS Editorial.

Not peer-reviewed: Introducing... Alicia Casitas  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202204754

17.Synthesis of Fe(III) and Fe(IV) cyanide complexes using hypervalent iodine(III) reagents as cyano-transfer one-electron oxidants.
Charafa Souilah, Sergio A. V. Jannuzzi, Derya Demirbas, Sergei Ivlev, Marcel Swart, Serena DeBeer, Alicia Casitas*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
2022, 61, e202201699DOI: 10.1002/anie.202201699

Publications prior to Philipps-Universität Marburg

16. Light-Driven Reduction of Aromatic Olefins in Aqueous Media Catalysed by Aminopyridine Cobalt Complexes.
Casadevall, C.; Pascual, D.; Aragón, J.; Call, A.; Casitas, A.; Casademont-Reig, I., Lloret-Fillol, J.* 
Chem. Sci. 2022, 13, 4270-4282. DOI: 10.1039/D1SC06608K

15. Visible light Reductive Cyclization of Nonactivated Alkyl Chlorides.
Claros, M.; Casitas, A.*; Lloret-Fillol,J.*
2019, 30, 1496–1507. (*corresponding author) DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1611878

14. Reductive Cyclization of Unactivated Alkyl Chlorides with Tethered Alkenes under Visible-Light Photoredox Catalysis.
Claros, M.; Ungeheuer, F.; Franco, F.; Martin-Diaconescu, M.; Casitas, A.*; Lloret-Fillol,J.*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 4869-4874. (*corresponding author) DOI: 10.1002/anie.201812702.

13. Ligand exchange on an Allylic C-H Activation by Iron(0) Fragments: π-complexes, Allyliron Species and Metallacycles.
Casitas, A., Krause, H., Lutz, S., Bill, E., Goddard, R.; Fürstner, A.*  
Organometallics 2018, 37, 729-739. DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00571.

12. Two Exceptional Homoleptic Iron(IV) Tetraalkyl Complexes.
Casitas, A., Rees, J., Goddard, R., Bill, E., DeBeer, S., Fürstner A.*  
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 10108-10113. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201612299.

(Highlighted in Nature Reviews Chemistry 2017, DOI: 10.1038/s41570-017-0036)

11. Dual cobalt-copper light-driven catalytic reduction of aldehydes and aromatic ketones in aqueous media.
Call, A., Casadevall, C., Acuña-Parés, F., Casitas, A., Lloret-Fillol, J.*
Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 4739-4749. (Cover of the Journal) DOI: 10.1039/C7SC01276D.

10. Elementary Steps of Iron Catalysis: Exploring the Links between Iron Alkyl and Iron Olefin Complexes for their Relevance in C-H activation and C-C Bond Formation.
Casitas, A., Krause, H., Goddard, R., Fürstner, A.*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 1521-1526. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201410069.

9. Cu-Catalyzed Cascades to Carbocycles: Union of Diaryliodonium Salts with Alkenes or Alkynes Exploiting Remote Carbocations.
Zhang, F., Das, S., Walkinshaw, A. J., Casitas, A., Taylor, M., G. Suero, M. G., Gaunt, M. J.*
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 8851-8854. DOI: 10.1021/ja504361y.

8. The role of organometallic copper(III) complexes in homogeneous catalysis.
Casitas, A., Ribas, X.*
Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 2301-2318. DOI: 10.1039/C3SC21818J.  

7. Aryl-O reductive elimination from reaction of well-defined aryl-CuIIIspecies with phenolates: the importance of ligand reactivity.
Casitas, A., Ioannidis, N., Mitrikas, G.,* Costas, M., Ribas, X.*
Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 8796-8799. DOI: 10.1039/C1DT10428D

6. Observation and mechanistic study of facile C–O bond formation between a well-defined aryl-copper(III) complex and oxygen nucleophiles.
Huffman, L. M., Casitas, A.*, Font, M., Canta, M., Costas, M., Ribas, X.,* Stahl, S. S.*
Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 10643-10650. (*equal contribution)  DOI: 10.1002/chem.201100608

5. Nucleophilic aryl fluorination and aryl halide exchange mediated by a CuI/CuIII catalytic cycle.
Casitas, A., Canta, M., Solà, M., Costas, M., Ribas, X.*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 19386-19392. DOI: 10.1021/ja2058567

4. Copper-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Functionalization of an Arene C-H Bond: Evidence for an Aryl-Copper(III) Intermediate.
King, A. E., Huffman, L. M., Casitas, A., Costas, M., Ribas, X.,* Stahl, S. S.*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 12068-12073. DOI: 10.1021/ja1045378. 

3. Direct observation of CuI/CuIIIredox steps relevant to Ullmann-type coupling reactions.
Casitas, A., King A. E., Parella, T., Costas, M., Stahl,* S. S., Ribas, X.*
Chem. Sci. 2010, 1, 326-330. DOI: 10.1039/C0SC00245C.

2. Molecular mechanism of acid-triggered aryl-halide cross-coupling reaction via reductive elimination in well-defined aryl-CuIII-halide species.
Casitas, A., Poater, A., Solà, M., Stahl, S. S., Costas, M., Ribas, X.*
Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 10458-10463. DOI: 10.1039/C0DT00284D

1. Facile C-H Bond Cleavage via a Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer Involving a C-H···CuII interaction.
Ribas, X.,* Calle, C., Poater, A., Casitas, A., Gómez, L., Xifra, R., Parella, T., Benet-Buchholz, J., Schweiger, A., Mitrikas,* G., Solà,* M., Llobet, A.,* Stack, T. D. P.* 
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 12299-12306. DOI: 10.1021/ja101599e