Wöhler Research Institute
for Sustainable Chemistry

List of Publications


58) B. Sadowski, B. Yuan, Z. Lin, L. Ackermann, "Rhodaelectro-catalyzed peri-Selective Direct Alkenylations with Weak O-Coordination Enabled by the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction (HER)" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, in press. Abstract>

57) Y. Yuan, J. Zhu, Z. Yang, S.-F. Ni, Q. Huang, L. Ackermann, "Scalable Rhodaelectro-Catalyzed Expedient Access to Seven-membered Azepino[3,2,1-hi]indoles via [5+2] C-H/N-H Annulation" CCS Chem 2022, 4in press. Abstract>

56 Y. Wang, H. Simon, X. Chen, Z. Lin, S. Chen, L. Ackermann, "Distal Ruthenaelectro-Catalyzed meta-C−H Bromination with Aqueous HBr" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e202201595. Abstract>

55) J. Frey,' X. Hou,' L. Ackermann, "Atropoenantioselective Palladaelectro-Catalyzed Anilide C–H Olefinations Viable with Natural Sunlight as Sustainable Power Source" Chem. Sci. 2022, 13, 2729-2734. ' These authors contributed equally. Abstract>

54) W. Wei, A. Scheremetjew, L. Ackermann, "Electrooxidative Palladium- and Enantioselective Rhodium-Catalyzed [3+2] Spiroannulations" Chem. Sci. 2022, 13, 2783-2788. Abstract>

53) N. Jacob, Y. Zaid, J. C. A. Oliveira, Lutz Ackermann, J. Wencel-Delord, "Cobalt-Catalyzed Enantioselective C−H Arylation of Indoles" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 798–806. Abstract>

52) N. Kaplaneris, L. Ackermann, "Earth-abundant 3d transition metals on the rise in catalysis" Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2022, 18, 86-88. Abstract>



51) I. Choi, A. M. Messinis, X. Hou, L. Ackermann, "Strategy for Site- and Chemoselective C–H Alkenylation through Osmaelectrooxidative Catalysis" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 6027005-27012. Abstract> (Selected as hot paper)

50) T. Rogge, T. Müller, H. Simon, X. Hou, S. Wagschal, D. Broggini, L. Ackermann, "Triazole-Enabled Ruthenium(II)carboxylate-Catalyzed C–H Arylation with Electron-deficient Aryl Halides" Synlett 2022, 33, 346-350. Abstract> Special Cluster on Late-Stage Functionalization

49) K. Kuciński, H. Simon, L. Ackermann, "Rhodaelectro-Catalyzed C–H Methylation and Paired Electrocatalyzed C–H Ethylation and Propylation" Chem. Eur. J. 2022, 287, e202103837. Abstract>

48) Y. Zhang, Z. Cai, J. Struwe, C. Ma, W. Zeng,X. Liao, M. Xu, L. Ackermann, "Dibenzocycloheptanones construction through a removable P–centered radical: Synthesis of allocolchicine analogues" Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 15727-15732. Abstract>

47) L. Ackermann, "Introduction" In Science of Synthesis: Electrochemistry in Organic Synthesis, Ackermann, L., Ed.; Thieme: Stuttgart, 2021, 1-2. DOI: 10.1055/sos-SD-236-00001 Abstract>

46) A. Scheremetjew, T. H. Meyer, Z. Lin, L. Massignan, L. Ackermann, "Fundamental Principles of Organic Electrochemistry" In Science of Synthesis: Electrochemistry in Organic Synthesis, Ackermann, L., Ed.; Thieme: Stuttgart, 2021, 3-32. DOI: 10.1055/sos-SD-236-00002 Abstract>

45) U. Dhawa, T. Wdowik, X. Hou, B.Yuan, J. C. A. Oliveira, L. Ackermann, "Enantioselective Palladaelectro-Catalyzed C–H Olefinations and Allylations for N–C Axial Chirality" Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 14182-14188. Abstract>

44) L. Yang, B. B. Jei, A. Scheremetjew, B. Yuan, C. Stückl, L. Ackermann, "Electrooxidative o-Carborane Chalcogenations Without Directing Groups: Cage Activation by Copper Catalysis at Room Temperature" Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 12971-12976. Abstract>

43) P. Hauk, J. Wencel-Delord, L. Ackermann, P. Walde, F. Gallou, "Organic Synthesis in Aqueous Multiphase Systems - Challenges and Opportunities ahead of Us" Curr. Opin. Colloid Interface Sci. 2021,101506. Abstract>

42) L. Massignan, C. Zhu, X. Hou, J. C. A. Oliveira, A. Salamé, L. Ackermann, "Manganaelectro-Catalyzed Azine C–H Arylations and C–H Alkylations by Assistance of Weakly-Coordinating Amides" ACS Catal. 2021, 11, 11639–11649. Abstract>

41) F. Xiong, C. Yang, W. Ma, L. Gu, R. Mei, L. Ackermann, "Copper-mediated oxidative C−H/N−H activations with alkynes by removable hydrazides" Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 202117, 1591-1599. Abstract>

40) I. Choi, Z. Shen, E. Ronge, V. Karius, C. Jooss, L. Ackermann, "Reusable Manganese Catalyst for Site-Selective Pyridine C–H Arylations and Alkylations" Chem. Eur. J. 2021, 27, 12737-12741. Abstract>

39) S.-K. Zhang, A. Del Vecchio, R. Kuniyil, A. M. Messinis, Z. Lin, L. Ackermann, "Electrocatalytic C–H phosphorylation through nickel(III/IV/II) catalysis" Chem 2021, 7, 1379-1392. Abstract>

38) U. Dhawa, N. Kaplaneris, L. Ackermann, "Green Strategies for Transition Metal-Catalyzed C−H Activation in Molecular Syntheses" Org. Chem. Front. 2021, 8, 4886-4913. Abstract>

37) Y. Wang, Z. Lin, J. C. A. Oliveira, L. Ackermann, "Electro-Oxidative Intermolecular Allylic C(sp3)−H Aminations" J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, in press. Electrochemistry in Synthetic Organic Chemistry special issue. Abstract>

36) W. Wei, H. Yu, A. Zangarelli, L. Ackermann, "Deaminative meta-C–H Alkylation by Ruthenium(II)Catalysis" Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 8073-8078. Abstract> Themed collection 2021 Chemical Science Hot Article Collection

35) R. C. Samanta, L. Ackermann, "Evolution of Earth-Abundant 3 d-Metallaelectro-Catalyzed C−H Activation: From Chelation-Assistance to C−H Functionalization without Directing Groups" Chem. Rec. 2021, 2430-2441. Abstract>

34) M. Li, S. K. Gupta, S. Dechert, S. Demeshko, F. Meyer, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 14480-14487. Abstract>

33) S. B. Tsogoeva, G. Dong, L. Ackermann, "The Catalysis of Ring Synthesis" ChemCatChem 2021, 13, 2962-2964. Abstract>

32) X. Tan,' L. Massignan,' X. Hou, J. Frey, J. C. A. Oliveira, M. Nasiha Hussain, L. Ackermann, "Rhoda-Electrocatalyzed Bimetallic C–H Oxygenation by Weak O-Coordination" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 13264-13270. ' These authors contributed equally. Abstract>

31) N. Kaplaneris, F. Kaltenhӓuser, G. Sirvinskaite, S. Fan, T. De Oliveira, L.-C. Conradi, L. Ackermann, "Late-Stage Stitching Enabled by Manganese-Catalyzed C–H Activation: Peptide Ligation and Access to Cyclopeptides" Sci. Adv. 2021, 9, eabe6202. Abstract>

30) U. Dhawa,' R. Connon,' J. C. A. Oliveira,' R. Steinbock, L. Ackermann, "Enantioselective Ruthenium-Catalyzed C–H Alkylations by a Chiral Carboxylic Acid with Attractive Dispersive Interactions" Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 2760–2765. ' These authors contributed equally. Abstract>

29) I. Choi, V. Müller, L. Ackermann, "Ruthenium(II)-Carboxylate-Catalyzed C4/C6–H Dual Alkylations of Indoles" Tetrahedron. Lett. 2021, 69, 153064. Special issue for Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award to Prof. Guangbin Dong. Abstract>

28) Y. Wang, J. C. A. Oliveira, Z. Lin, L. Ackermann, "Electrooxidative Rhodium‐Catalyzed [5 + 2] Annulations via C–H/O–H Activations" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 6419-6424. Abstract>

27) Z. Shen, I. Maksso, R. Kuniyil, T. Rogge, L. Ackermann, "Rhodaelectro-catalyzed Chemo-Divergent C–H Activations with Alkylidenecyclopropanes for Selective Cyclopropylations" Chem. Commun. 2021, 57, 3668-3671. Abstract>

26) C. Zhu,' N. W. J. Ang,' T. H. Meyer, Y. Qiu, L. Ackermann, "Organic Electrochemistry: Molecular Syntheses with Potential" ACS Cent. Sci. 2021, 7, 415-431. Abstract>

25) T. H. Meyer,' R. C. Samanta,' A. Del Vecchio, L. Ackermann, "Mangana(III/IV)electro-Catalyzed C(sp3)–H Azidation" Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 2890-2897. ' These authors contributed equally. Abstract>

24) X. Tan, X. Hou, T. Rogge, L. Ackermann, "Ruthenaelectro-Catalyzed Domino Three-Component Alkyne Annulation Expedient Isoquinoline Assembly" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 4619-4624. Abstract> (highlighted on Synfacts 2021, 17, 287)

23) L. Yang, J. Frey, L. Ackermann, "Nickela-electrocatalyzed sulfide and phosphine oxygenations with water" Sci. China Chem. 2021, 64, 873-874 . Abstract>

22) J. Mo,' A. M. Messinis,' J. C. A. Oliveira, S. Demeshko, F. Meyer, L. Ackermann, "Iron-Catalyzed Triazole-Enabled C–H Activation with Bicyclopropylidenes" ACS Catal. 2021, 11, 1053-1064. ' These authors contributed equally. Abstract>

21) L. Yang,' B. B. Jei,' A. Scheremetjew, R. Kuniyil, L. Ackermann, "Electrochemical B–H Nitrogenation: Access to Amino Acid and BODIPY-Labeled nido-Carboranes" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 601482-1487. ' These authors contributed equally. Abstract>

20) N. W. J. Ang, L. Ackermann, "Electro-Reductive Nickel-Catalyzed Thiolation: Efficient Cross-Electrophile Coupling for C–S Formation" Chem. Eur. J. 2021, 27, 4883-4887. Abstract>


19) A. Mutschke, Th. Wylezich, A. D. Sontakke, M. Hoelzel, A. Meijerink, N. Kunkel, "ACaHxF3-x (A=Rb, Cs): Synthesis, structure and bright, site-sensitive tunable Eu2+ luminescence" Adv. Opt. Mater. 2020, accepted.

18) A. Mutschke, G. M. Bernard, M. Bertmer, A. J. Karttunen, C. Ritter, V. K. Michaelis, N. Kunkel, "Na3SO4H – the first representative of the material class of sulphate hydrides" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, accepted, DOI: doi.org/10.1002/anie.202016582. Abstract>

17) Th. Wylezich, R. Valois, M. Suta, A. Mutschke, C. Ritter, A. Meijerink, A. J. Karttunen, N. Kunkel, "Borate hydrides as a new material class – Structure, computational studies and spectroscopic investigations on Sr5(BO3)3H and Sr5(11BO3)3D" Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 11742-117450. Abstract>

16) I. Choi, V. Müller, Y. Wang, K. Xue, R. Kuniyil, L. B. Andreas, V. Karius, J. G. Alauzun, L. Ackermann, "Recyclable Ruthenium Catalyst for Distal meta-C–H Activation" Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 15290-15297. Abstract>

15) Z. Xu, Y. Wang, Y. Zheng, Z. Huang, L. Ackermann, Z. Ruan, "Manganese- and Rhenium-Catalyzed C‒H Enaminylation: Expedient Access to Novel Indole-purine Hybrids with Anti-Tumor Bioactivitiess" Org. Chem. Front. 2020, 7, 3709-3714. Abstract>

14) T. H. Meyer, I. Choi, C. Tian, L. Ackermann, "Power the Future – How Can Electrochemistry Make a Difference in Organic Synthesis?" Chem 2020, 6, 2484-2496. Abstract>

13) V. Müller, D. Ghorai, L. Capdevila, A. M. Messinis, X. Ribas, L. Ackermann, "C–F Activation for C(sp2)–C(sp3) Cross-Coupling by a Secondary Phosphine Oxide (SPO)-Nickel Complex" Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 7034-7040. Abstract>

12) R. C. Samanta, T. H. Meyer, I. Siewert, L. Ackermann, "Renewable resources for sustainable metallaelectro-catalysed C–H activation" Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 8657-8670. Abstract>

11) A. M. Messinis, L. H. Finger, L. Hu, L. Ackermann, "Allenes for Versatile Iron-Catalyzed C–H Activation by Weak O-Coordination: Mechanistic Insights by Kinetics, Intermediate Isolation, and Computation" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 13102-13111. Abstract>

10) I. Choi, A. M. Messinis, L. Ackermann, "C7‐Indole Amidations and Alkenylations by Ruthenium(II) Catalysis" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 12534-12540. Abstract>

9) U. Dhawa, C. Tian, W. Li, L. Ackermann, "Cobalta-Electrocatalyzed C–H Allylation with Unactivated Alkenes" ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 6457-6462. Abstract>

8) P. Gandeepan, L. H. Finger, T. H. Meyer, L. Ackermann, "3d metallaelectrocatalysis for resource economical syntheses" Chem. Soc. Rev. 2020, 49, 4254-4272. Abstract>

7) N. W. J. Ang, J. C. A. Oliveira, L. Ackermann, "Electroreductive Cobalt‐Catalyzed Carboxylation: Cross‐Electrophile Electrocoupling with Atmospheric CO2" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 12842-12847. Abstract>

6) R. C. Samanta, J. Struwe, L. Ackermann, "Nickela‐electrocatalyzed Mild C−H Alkylations at Room Temperature" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 14154-14159. Abstract>

5) S.-K. Zhang, R. C. Samanta, A. Del Vecchio, L. Ackermann, "Evolution of High‐Valent Nickela‐Electrocatalyzed C−H Activation: From Cross(‐Electrophile)‐Couplings to Electrooxidative C−H Transformations" Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 10936-10947. Abstract>

4) U. Dhawa, C. Tian, T. Wdowik, J. C. A. Oliveira, J. Hao, L. Ackermann, "Enantioselective Pallada‐Electrocatalyzed C−H Activation by Transient Directing Groups: Expedient Access to Helicenes" Angwe. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 13451-13457. Abstract>

3) D. Rohleder, P. Vana, "Mesoporous-silica-coated palladium-nanocubes asrecyclable nanocatalyst in C–C-coupling reaction – a green approach" RSC Adv. 2020, 10, 26504-26507. Abstract>

2) I. Choi, V. Müller, G. Lole, R. Köhler, V. Karius, W. Viöl, C. Jooß, L. Ackermann, "Photo-Induced Heterogeneous C–H Arylation by Reusable Hybrid-Copper Catalyst" Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 3509-3514. Abstract>


1) C. Zhu, M. Stangier, J. C. A. Oliveira, L. Massignan, L. Ackermann, "Iron-Electro-Catalyzed C–H Arylations: Mechanistic Insights Into Oxidation-Induced Reductive Elimination through Spectroscopy, CV, and Computation for Ferraelectrocatalysis" Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 16382-16389. Abstract>