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Dr. Christian Frech Nabold

Dr. Christian Frech Nabold

Dr. Christian Frech Nabold

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Fachgruppe Biokatalyse
Einsiedlerstrasse 31
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 53 29
christian.frech@zhaw.ch

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Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

2012


41. Alkyne hydrothiolation catalyzed by a dichloro-bis(aminophosphine) complex of palladium: Selective formation of cis-configured vinyl thioethers R. Gerber, C. M. Frech* Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 8901.


40. Cyanation of aryl bromides with K4[Fe(CN)6] catalyzed by dichloro{bis[1-(dicyclohexyl-phosphanyl)-piperidine]}palladium – a molecular source of nanoparticles. Reactions involved in catalyst deacti-vation processes R. Gerber, C. M. Frech* Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 2978.


39. Mizoroki-Heck reactions catalyzed by dichloro{bis[1-(dicyclohexylphosphanyl)piperi-dine]}palladi-um. Palladium nanoparticle formation promoted by (water induced) ligand degradation M. Oberholzer, R. Gerber, C. M. Frech* Adv. Synth. Catal. 2012, 354, 627.


2011


38. Negishi cross-coupling reactions catalyzed by an aminophosphine based nickel system. A reliable and general applicable reaction protocol for the high-yielding synthesis of biaryls R. Gerber,C. M. Frech* Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 11893.


37. Observation of binuclear palladium clusters upon ESI-MS monitoring of the Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling catalyzed by a dichloro-bis(aminophosphine) complex of palladium D. Agrawal, D. Schröder,* C. M. Frech Organometallics 2011, 30, 3579.


36. Negishi cross-coupling reaction catalyzed by an aliphatic, phosphine based pincer complex of palladium. Biaryl formation via cationic pincer-type Pd(IV) intermediates R. Gerber, C. M. Frech* Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 8996. Invited contribution for a themed issue.


35. Hydrolysis of ammonia-borane catalyzed by aminophosphine-stabilized precursors of rhodium nanoparticles. Ligand-effects and solvent-controlled product formation M. Fetz, R. Gerber, O. Blacque, C. M. Frech* Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 4732.


34. Access to 2-aminopyridines – compounds of great biological and chemical significance J. L. Bolliger, M. Oberholzer, C. M. Frech* Adv. Synth. & Catal. 2011, 353, 945.


2010


33. Reactions within molecular single crystals of inorganic and organometallic compounds. Recent advances and implications for catalysis (highlight article), C. M. Frech* ChemCatChem. 2010, 2, 1387.


32. Dichloro{bis[1-(dicyclohexylphosphanyl)piperidine]}palladium - A Highly Effective and Extremely Versatile Palladium-based Negishi Catalyst, that Efficiently and Reliably Operates at Low Catalyst Loadings J. L. Bolliger, C. M. Frech* Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16, 11072.


31. PCsp3P and PCsp2P Palladium(II) Hydride Pincer Complexes. Small Structural Difference – Large Effect on Reactivity R. Gerber, T. Fox, C. M. Frech* Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 6771.


30. The 1,3-Diaminobenzene-Derived Aminophosphine Palladium Pincer Complex {C6H3[NHP(piperidin-yl)2]2Pd(Cl)} - A highly active pincer-type Suzuki-Miyaura catalyst with excellent functional group tolerance J. L. Bolliger, C. M. Frech* Adv. Synth. & Catal. 2010, 352, 1075.


29. Facile Synthetic Access to Rhenium(II) Complexes: Activation of Carbon–Bromine Bonds by Single-Electron Transfer Y. Jiang, O. Blacque, T. Fox, C. M. Frech, H. Berke* Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 2240.


28. Dichloro-Bis(aminophosphine) Complexes of Palladium - Highly Convenient, Reliable and Extremely Active Suzuki Catalysts with outstanding functional group tolerance J. L. Bolliger, C. M. Frech* Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 4075.


27. Pincer-type Heck Catalysts and Mechanisms Based on PdIV Intermediates – A Computational Study; O. Blacque, C. M. Frech* Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 1521.



2009


26. The Mizoroki-Heck Reaction (book review), C. M. Frech* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 6947.


25. Development of Rhenium Catalysts for Amine Borane Dehydrocoupling and Transfer Hydrogenation of Olefins Y. Jiang, O. Blacque, T. Fox, C. M. Frech, H. Berke*, Organometallics 2009, 28, 5493.


24. From Alkynes to Carbenes Mediated by [Re(Br)(H)(NO)(PR3)2] R = Cy, iPr) Complexes Y. Jiang, O. Blacque, T. Fox, C. M. Frech, H. Berke* Organometallics 2009, 28, 4670.


23. Reactivity of cationic dinitrosyl bisphoshine rhenium complexes toward acetylene. Base-controlled product formation C. M. Frech, A. Llamazares, H. W. Schmalle, H. Berke*, Organometallics, 2009, 28, 5333.


21. Suzuki Cross-Coupling Reactions Catalyzed by an Aliphatic Phosphine Based Pincer Complex of Palladium. Evidence for a Molecular Mechanism R. Gerber, O. Blacque, C. M. Frech* ChemCatChem, 2009, 1, 393.


20. Highly selective dehydrogenative silylation of alkenes catalyzed by rhenium complexes Y. Jiang, O. Blacque, T. Fox, C. M. Frech, H. Berke* Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 2121.


19. Highly convenient, clean, fast, and reliable Sonogashira coupling reactions promoted by aminophosphine-based pincer complexes of palladium performed under additive- and amine-free reaction conditions J. L. Bolliger, C. M. Frech* Adv. Synth. & Catal. 2009, 351, 891.


18. Aminophosphine palladium pincer complexes for Suzuki and Heck reactions J. L. Bolliger, C. M. Frech* Chimia 2009, 63, 23.


17. Unsaturated Rh(I) and Rh(III) Naphthyl-Based PCP Complexes. Major Steric Effect on Reactivity C. M. Frech,* L. J. W. Shimon, D. Milstein Organometallics 2009, 28, 1900.


16. Transition metal-free amination of aryl halides-A simple and reliable method for the efficient and high-yielding synthesis of N-arylated amines J. L. Bolliger, C. M. Frech* Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 1180.



2008


15. Rationally designed pincer-type Heck catalysts bearing aminophosphine substituents: PdIV intermediates and palladium nanoparticles J. L. Bolliger, O. Blacque, C. M. Frech* Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 7969.


14. Processes Involved in the Reduction of a Cyclometalated Palladium(II) Complex C. M. Frech,* G. Leitus, D. Milstein Organometallics 2008, 27, 894.



2007


13. Bis[2,6-bis(dipiperidin-1-ylphosphanyl­oxy)­phenyl-]bromidopalladium(II) J. L. Bolliger, O. Blacque, C. M. Frech* Acta Cryst., Sec. E: Structure Reports Online 2007, E63, m3086, m3086/1-m3086/10.


12. Methylene transfer from SnMe groups mediated by a rhodium(I) pincer complex: Sn-C, C-C, and C-H bond activation C. M. Frech,* L. J. W. Shimon, D. Milstein* Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 7501.


11. Short, facile, and high-yielding synthesis of extremely efficient pincer-type Suzuki catalysts bearing aminophosphine substituents J. L. Bolliger, O. Blacque, C. M. Frech* Angew. Chem., Int. Ed.2007, 46, 6514.



2006


10. Direct Observation of Reductive Elimination of Methyl Iodide from a Rhodium(III) Pincer Complex. The Importance of Sterics C. M. Frech, D. Milstein,* J. Am. Chem. Soc.2006, 128,12434.


9. Dinitrosyl Rhenium Complexes for Ring Opening Olefin Metathesis (ROMP) Frech, C. M., O. Blacque, H. Berke* Pure and Appl. Chem. 2006, 78, 1877.


8. Ligand Controlled Dioxygen Oxidation of Rhenium Nitrosyl Complexes C. M. Frech, A. Llamazares, O. Blacque, H. W. Schmalle, H. Berke,* Dalton Trans. 2006, 38, 4590.


7. Ligand Controlled Formation of a Low Valent Pincer Rhodium(I) Dioxygen Adduct Bearing a Very Short O-O Bond C. M. Frech, L. W. Shimon, D. Milstein,* Helv. Chim. Acta, 2006, 89, 1730.


6. Metal controlled reactivity of a pincer-type, σ-coordinated naphthyl radical anion C. M. Frech, Y. Ben-David, L. Weiner, D. Milstein,* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 7128.


5. Metal Nitrosyl Reactivity: Acetonitrile Promoted Insertion of an Alkylidene into a Nitrosyl Ligand with Fission of the NO Bond; C. M. Frech, O. Blacque, H. W. Schmalle, H. Berke,* Chem. Eur. J., 2006, 12, 5199. This article is highlighted (cover picture).


4. Unprecedented ROMP Activity of Low-valent Rhenium Nitrosyl Complexes. A Mechanistic Evaluation of an Electrophilic Olefin Metathesis System C. M. Frech, O. Blacque, H. W. Schmalle, H. Berke,* Ch. Adlhart, P. Chen, Chem. Eur. J., 2006, 12, 3325.



2004 and 2005


3. New Catalysts for ROMP H. Berke,* C. M. Frech, ; A. Llamazares, O. Blacque, H. W. Schmalle, C. Adlhart, P. Chen, Fudan Xuebao, Ziran Kexueban 2005, 44, 625.


2. Redox-Induced Collapse and Regeneration of a Pincer-Type Complex Framework. A Nonplanar Coordination Mode of Palladium(II) C. M. Frech, L. J. W. Shimon, D. Milstein,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 2.


1. Reactions of [Re(NO)2(PR3)2][BArF4] complexes with phenylacetylene C. M. Frech, A. Llamazares, M. Alfonso, H. W. Schmalle, H. Berke* Russian Chemical Bulletin (Translation of Izvestiya Akademii Nauk, Seriya Khimicheskaya) 2004, 53, 1116.