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Donald J. Darensbourg

Department of Chemistry

Texas A&M University

College Station

Texas 77843

United States


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  • Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843, United States. 2002 - 2010


  1. Chemistry of carbon dioxide relevant to its utilization: a personal perspective. Darensbourg, D.J. Inorg. Chem (2010) [Pubmed]
  2. Investigations into the coupling of cyclohexene oxide and carbon disulfide catalyzed by (salen)CrCl. Selectivity for the production of copolymers vs. cyclic thiocarbonates. Darensbourg, D.J., Andreatta, J.R., Jungman, M.J., Reibenspies, J.H. Dalton. Trans (2009) [Pubmed]
  3. Copolymerization of epoxides and carbon dioxide. Evidence supporting the lack of dual catalysis at a single metal site. Darensbourg, D.J., Fitch, S.B. Inorg. Chem (2009) [Pubmed]
  4. Mechanistic studies of the copolymerization reaction of oxetane and carbon dioxide to provide aliphatic polycarbonates catalyzed by (Salen)CrX complexes. Darensbourg, D.J., Moncada, A.I., Choi, W., Reibenspies, J.H. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2008) [Pubmed]
  5. Mechanistic insight into the initiation step of the coupling reaction of oxetane or epoxides and CO2 catalyzed by (salen)CrX complexes. Darensbourg, D.J., Moncada, A.I. Inorg. Chem (2008) [Pubmed]
  6. An exploration of the coupling reactions of epoxides and carbon dioxide catalyzed by tetramethyltetraazaannulene chromium(III) derivatives: formation of copolymers versus cyclic carbonates. Darensbourg, D.J., Fitch, S.B. Inorg. Chem (2008) [Pubmed]
  7. Studies of the carbon dioxide and epoxide coupling reaction in the presence of fluorinated manganese(III) acacen complexes: kinetics of epoxide ring-opening. Darensbourg, D.J., Frantz, E.B. Inorg. Chem (2008) [Pubmed]
  8. X-Ray crystal structures of five-coordinate (salen)MnN3 derivatives and their binding abilities towards epoxides: chemistry relevant to the epoxide-CO2 copolymerization process. Darensbourg, D.J., Frantz, E.B. Dalton. Trans (2008) [Pubmed]
  9. (Tetramethyltetraazaannulene)chromium chloride: a highly active catalyst for the alternating copolymerization of epoxides and carbon dioxide. Darensbourg, D.J., Fitch, S.B. Inorg. Chem (2007) [Pubmed]
  10. Manganese(III) Schiff base complexes: chemistry relevant to the copolymerization of epoxides and carbon dioxide. Darensbourg, D.J., Frantz, E.B. Inorg. Chem (2007) [Pubmed]
  11. Making plastics from carbon dioxide: salen metal complexes as catalysts for the production of polycarbonates from epoxides and CO2. Darensbourg, D.J. Chem. Rev. (2007) [Pubmed]
  12. Aluminum salen complexes and tetrabutylammonium salts: a binary catalytic system for production of polycarbonates from CO2 and cyclohexene oxide. Darensbourg, D.J., Billodeaux, D.R. Inorg. Chem (2005) [Pubmed]
  13. Effective, selective coupling of propylene oxide and carbon dioxide to poly(propylene carbonate) using (salen)CrN3 catalysts. Darensbourg, D.J., Phelps, A.L. Inorg. Chem (2005) [Pubmed]
  14. Role of the cocatalyst in the copolymerization of CO2 and cyclohexene oxide utilizing chromium salen complexes. Darensbourg, D.J., Mackiewicz, R.M., Rodgers, J.L. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2005) [Pubmed]
  15. (Salen)CrIIIX catalysts for the copolymerization of carbon dioxide and epoxides: role of the initiator and cocatalyst. Darensbourg, D.J., Mackiewicz, R.M., Rodgers, J.L., Phelps, A.L. Inorg. Chem (2004) [Pubmed]
  16. Cyclohexene oxide/CO2 copolymerization catalyzed by chromium(III) salen complexes and N-methylimidazole: effects of varying salen ligand substituents and relative cocatalyst loading. Darensbourg, D.J., Mackiewicz, R.M., Rodgers, J.L., Fang, C.C., Billodeaux, D.R., Reibenspies, J.H. Inorg. Chem (2004) [Pubmed]
  17. Mechanistic studies of the copolymerization reaction of aziridines and carbon monoxide to produce poly-beta-peptoids. Darensbourg, D.J., Phelps, A.L., Gall, N.L., Jia, L. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2004) [Pubmed]
  18. Copolymerization of CO2 and epoxides catalyzed by metal salen complexes. Darensbourg, D.J., Mackiewicz, R.M., Phelps, A.L., Billodeaux, D.R. Acc. Chem. Res. (2004) [Pubmed]
  19. Carbon dioxide/epoxide coupling reactions utilizing Lewis base adducts of zinc halides as catalysts. Cyclic carbonate versus polycarbonate production. Darensbourg, D.J., Lewis, S.J., Rodgers, J.L., Yarbrough, J.C. Inorg. Chem (2003) [Pubmed]
  20. Comparative kinetic studies of the copolymerization of cyclohexene oxide and propylene oxide with carbon dioxide in the presence of chromium salen derivatives. In situ FTIR measurements of copolymer vs cyclic carbonate production. Darensbourg, D.J., Yarbrough, J.C., Ortiz, C., Fang, C.C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2003) [Pubmed]
  21. The copolymerization of carbon dioxide and [2-(3,4-epoxycyclohexyl)ethyl]trimethoxysilane catalyzed by (salen)CrCl. Formation of a CO2 soluble polycarbonate. Darensbourg, D.J., Rodgers, J.L., Fang, C.C. Inorg. Chem (2003) [Pubmed]
  22. Synthesis and structures of nickel and palladium salicylaldiminato 1,3,5-triaza-7-phosphaadamantane (PTA) complexes. Darensbourg, D.J., Ortiz, C.G., Yarbrough, J.C. Inorg. Chem (2003) [Pubmed]
  23. Mechanistic aspects of the copolymerization reaction of carbon dioxide and epoxides, using a chiral salen chromium chloride catalyst. Darensbourg, D.J., Yarbrough, J.C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2002) [Pubmed]
  24. Solution and solid-state structural studies of epoxide adducts of cadmium phenoxides. Chemistry relevant to epoxide activation for ring-opening reactions. Darensbourg, D.J., Wildeson, J.R., Lewis, S.J., Yarbrough, J.C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2002) [Pubmed]
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