Publications Dr. Markus Drees

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59) W. R. Heinz, T. Kratky, M. Drees, A. Wimmer, O. Tomanec, S. Guenther, M.  Schuster, R. A. Fischer, ‘Mixed precious-​group metal-​organic frameworks: a case study of the HKUST-​1 analogue [RuxRh3-​x(BTC)​2]’, Dalton Trans., 48(32), 12031-12039 (2019). DOI: 10.1039/c9dt01198f

58) J. Mink, A. Stirling, D.O. Ojwang, G Svensson, J. Mihaly, C. Nemeth, M. Drees, L. Hajba, ‘Vibrational properties and bonding analysis of copper hexacyanoferrate complexes in solid state’, Appl. Spectroscopy Rev., 54(5), 369-424 (2019). DOI: 10.1080/05704928.2018.1459659

57) B. J. Hofmann, S. Huber, R. M. Reich, M. Drees, F. E. Kühn, ‘Ethyltrioxorhenium - Catalytic application and decomposition pathways’, J. Organomet. Chem., 885(1), 32-38 (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2019.02.004


56) S. Frischhut, F. Kaiser, W. Klein, M. Drees, F. E. Kühn, T.F. Fässler, 'Capping nido-Nonagermanide Clusters with M-PPh3 and Dynamics in Solution: Synthesis and Structure of closo-[(Me3Si)3Si]3Et[Ge9M](PPh3) (M = Ni, Pt)', Organometallics, 37(24), 4560-4567 (2018). DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00459

55) M. Weger, M.M. Giuman, M.G. Knaus, M. Ackermann, M. Drees, J. Hornung, P.J. Altmann, R.A. Fischer, B. Rieger, 'Single‐Site, Organometallic Aluminum Catalysts for the Precise Group Transfer Polymerization of Michael‐Type Monomers', Chem Eur. J., 24(56), 14950-14957 (2018). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201802075

54) M.R. Machat, A. Fischer, D. Schmitz, M. Vöst, M. Drees, C. Jandl, A. Pöthig , N.P.M. Casati, W. Scherer, B. Rieger, 'Behind the Scenes of Group 4 Metallocene Catalysis: Examination of the Metal–Carbon Bond', Organometallics, 37(16), 2690–2705 (2018). DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00339

53) J. Mink, S.L.M.Goh, M.P.Högerl, F.E.Kühn, M. Drees, J. Mihály, C. Németh, L. Hajba, 'Structure and vibrational spectroscopic study of phthalimido-functionalized N-heterocyclic palladium complexes. Correlations between structure and catalytic activity', J. Organmet. Chem., 896(1), 233-250 (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2018.01.047

52) S. Frischhut, W. Klein, M. Drees, T.F. Fässler, 'Acylation of Homoatomic Ge9 Cages and Subsequent Decarbonylation', Chem Eur. J., 24(36), 9009-9014 (2018). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201802318

51) A. M. Arnold, A. Poethig, M. Drees, T. Gulder, 'NXS, Morpholine, and HFIP: The Ideal Combination for Biomimetic Haliranium-​Induced Polyene Cyclizations', J. Am. Chem. Soc., 140(12), 4344-4353 (2018). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b00113

50) M. R. Machat, D. Lanzinger, M. Drees, Markus, P. J. Altmann, E. Herdtweck, B. Rieger, 'High-​Melting, Elastic Polypropylene: A One-​Pot, One-​Catalyst Strategy toward Propylene-​Based Thermoplastic Elastomers', Macromolecules, 51(3), 914-929 (2018). DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b02679


49) S. M. Balasekaran, A. Hagenbach, M. Drees, U. Abram, '[TcII(NO)(trifluoroacetate)4F]2- - synthesis and reactions', Dalton Trans., 46(39), 13544-13552 (2017). DOI: 10.1039/c7dt03084c

48) A.C. Lindhorst, M. Drees, W. Bonrath, J. Schuetz, T. Netscher, F.E. Kühn, Mechanistic insights into the biomimetic catalytic hydroxylation of arenes by a molecular Fe(NHC) complex', J. Catal., 352, 599-605 (2017). DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2017.06.018

47) D. S. Morris, C. Weetman, J.T.C. Wennmacher, M. Cokoja, M. Drees, F.E. Kühn, J.B. Love, 'Reduction of carbon dioxide and organic carbonyls by hydrosilanes catalysed by the perrhenate anion', Catal. Sci. Technol., 7(13), 2838-2845 (2017). DOI: 10.1039/C7CY00772H


46) J. Richers, M. Heilmann, M. Drees, K. Tiefenbacher, 'Synthesis of Lactones via C-​H Functionalization of Nonactivated C(sp3)​-​H Bonds, Org. Lett., 18(24), 6472-2875 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b03371

45) D. Jantke, L. Pardatscher, M. Drees, M. Cokoja, W. A. Herrmann, F. E. Kühn, 'Hydrogen Production and Storage on a Formic Acid/Bicarbonate Platform using Water-Soluble N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Late Transition Metals', ChemSusChem, 9(19), 2849-2854 (2016). DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201600861

44) A. Schmidt, M. Hollering, M. Drees, A. Casini, F.E. Kühn, 'Supramolecular exo-functionalized palladium cages: fluorescent properties and biological activity', Dalton Trans., 45(20), 8556-8565 (2016). DOI: 10.1039/c6dt00654j


43) N. Grover, M. Drees, F. E. Kühn, 'Oxidation of [CpMo(CO)3R] olefin epoxidation precatalysts with tert-butylhydroperoxide', J. Catal., 329, 269-285 (2015). DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2015.05.019

42) M. H. Anthofer, M. E. Wilhelm, M. Cokoja, M. Drees, W. A. Herrmann, F. E. Kühn, 'Hydroxy-Functionalized Imidazolium Bromides as Catalysts for the Cycloaddition of CO2 and Epoxides to Cyclic Carbonates', ChemCatChem, 7(1), 94-98 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201402754


41) N. Eckstein, L.A. Jantke, T.F. Fässler, J. Mink, M. Drees, T. Nilges, 'Structure and Vibrational Analyses of LiP15', Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., (30), 5135-5144 (2014). DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201402383

40) V. D'Elia, A. Abdul-Ghani, A. Monassier, J. Sofack-Kreuzer, J.D.A. Pelletier, M. Drees, S.V.C. Vummaleti, A. Poater, L. Cavallo, M. Cokoja, J.M. Basset, F. E. Kühn, 'Dynamics of the NbCl5-Catalyzed Cycloaddition of Propylene Oxide and CO2: Assessing the Dual Role of Nucleophilic Co-catalysts', Chem. Eur. J., 20(37), 11870-11882 (2014). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201400324

39) S. M. Balasekaran, J. Spandl, A. Hagenbach, K. Köhler, M. Drees, U. Abram, 'Fluoridonitrosyl Complexes of Technetium(I) and Technetium(II). Synthesis, Characterization, Reactions, and DFT Calculations', Inorg. Chem., 53(10), 5117-5128 (2014) DOI:10.1021/ic500229r

38) R. G. Harms, I. I. E. Markovits, M. Drees, W. A. Herrmann, M. Cokoja, F. E. Kühn, 'Cleavage of C-O Bonds in Lignin Model Compounds Catalyzed by Methyldioxorhenium in Homogeneous Phase', ChemSusChem, 7(2), 429-434 (2014). DOI:10.1002/cssc.201300918

37) S. J. Hock, L.-A. Schaper, A. Poethig, M. Drees, E. Herdtweck, O. Hiltner, W. A. Herrmann, F. E. Kühn, 'Synthesis and characterisation of chelated cationic ReI(CO)3bis(NHC)(WCA) complexes', Dalton Trans., 43(5), 2259-2271 (2014). DOI:10.1039/c3dt52605d


36) J. Ziriakus, T. K. Zimmermann, A. Poethig, M. Drees, S. Haslinger, D. Jantke, F. E. Kühn, 'Ruthenium-Catalyzed Transvinylation - New Insights', Adv. Synth. Cat., 355(14-15), 2845-2859 (2013). DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201300447

35) D. Jantke, M. Cokoja, M. Drees, W. A. Herrmann, F. E. Kühn, 'Ruthenium-Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Oxygen-Functionalized Aromatic Compounds in Water', ChemCatChem, 5(11), 3241-3248 (2013). DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201300195

34) A. N. Marziale, A. Friedrich, I. Klopsch, M. Drees, V. R. Celinski,J. Schmedt auf der Guenne, S. Schneider, 'The Mechanism of Borane-Amine Dehydrocoupling with Bifunctional Ruthenium Catalysts', J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135(36), 13342-13355 (2013). DOI: 10.1021/ja311092c

33) S.A. Reindl, A. Poethig, M. Drees, B. Bechlars; E. Herdtweck,; W.A. Herrmann, F. E. Kuehn, 'Pyrazolato-Bridged Dinuclear Complexes of Ruthenium(II) and Rhodium(III) with N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands: Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrochemical Properties', Organometallics, 32(15), 4082-4091 (2013). DOI: 10.1021/om400106f

32) M. Drees, S.A. Hauser, M. Cokoja, F.E. Kühn, 'DFT studies on the reaction pathway of the catalytic olefin epoxidation with CpMoCF3 dioxo and oxo-peroxo complexes', J. Organomet. Chem., 748, 36-45 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2013.05.004

31) L.A. Schaper, W. Xuhui, P.J. Altmann, K. Oefele, A. Poethig, M. Drees, J. Mink, E. Herdtweck, B. Bechlars, W.A. Herrmann, F.E. Kühn, 'Synthesis and Comparison of Transition Metal Complexes of Abnormal and Normal Tetrazolylidenes: A Neglected Ligand Species', Inorg. Chem., 52(12), 7031-7044 (2013). DOI: 10.1021/ic4005449

30) S. Huber, M. Cokoja, M. Drees, J. Mink, F. E. Kühn, 'Xylyltrioxorhenium - the first arylrhenium(VII) oxide applicable as an olefin epoxidation catalyst', Cat. Scien Tech., 3(2), 388-393 (2013). DOI: 10.1039/C2CY20371E


29) S. A. Hauser, M. Cokoja, M. Drees, F. E. Kühn, 'Catalytic olefin epoxidation with a fluorinated organomolybdenum complex', J. Mol. Cat. A, 363-364, 237-244 (2012). DOI: 10.1016/j.molcata.2012.06.015

28) P. Gigler, M. Drees, K. Riener, B. Bechlars, W. A. Herrmann, F. E. Kühn, 'Mechanistic insights into the hydrosilylation of allyl compounds - Evidence for different coexisting reaction pathways', J. Catal., 295, 1-14 (2012). DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2012.06.006

27) M. Drees, M. Cokoja, F. E. Kühn, 'Recycling CO2? Computational Considerations of the Activation of CO2 with Homogeneous Transition Metal Catalysts', ChemCatChem, 4, 1703-1712 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201200145

26) L. A. Schaper, K. Oefele, R. Kadyrov, B. Bechlars, M. Drees, M. Cokoja, W. A. Herrmann, F. E. Kühn, 'N-Heterocyclic carbenes via abstraction of ammonia: 'normal' carbenes with 'abnormal' character', Chem. Comm., 48(32), 3857-3859 (2012). DOI: 10.1039/c2cc30611e

25) S. Huber, M. Cokoja, M. Drees, W. A. Herrmann, F. E. Kühn, 'Synthesis and Characterization of Dioxidodiphenylrhenium(VII) Propionate', Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2012(9), 1353-1357 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201100919


24) M. Carril, P. Altmann, M. Drees, W. Bonrath, T. Netscher, J. Schütz, F. E. Kühn, 'Methyltrioxorhenium-catalyzed oxidation of pseudocumene for vitamin E synthesis: A study of solvent and ligand effects', J. Catal., 283 (1), 55-67 (2011). DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2011.07.003

23) S. Y. T. Lee, M. Cokoja, M. Drees, Y. Li, J. Mink, W. A. Herrmann, F. E. Kühn, 'Transformation of Nickelalactones to Methyl Acrylate: On the Way to a Catalytic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide', ChemSusChem, 4(9), 1275-1279 (2011). DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201000445

22) M. Drees, T. Strassner, 'The Etard Reaction: A DFT Study', Inorg. Chem., 50(12), 5833-5840 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/ic200877f


21) O. Hiltner, F.J. Boch, L. Brewitz, P. Härter, M. Drees, E. Herdtweck, W. A. Herrmann, F. E. Kühn, 'Bridged fac-Tricarbonylrhenium(i)-Biscarbene Complexes: Synthesis, Characterization, and Molecular Dynamics', Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2010(33), 5284-5293 (2010). DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201000690

20) M. A. Fredericks, M. Drees, K. Köhler, 'Acceleration of the Rate of the Heck Reaction through UV- and Visible-Light-Induced Palladium(II) Reduction', ChemCatChem, 2(11), 1467-1476 (2010). DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201000137

19) A. Günyar, D. Betz, M. Drees, E. Herdtweck, F. E. Kühn, 'Highly soluble dichloro, dibromo and dimethyl dioxomolybdenum(VI)-bipyridine complexes as catalysts for the epoxidation of olefins', J. Mol. Cat. A, 331(1-2), 117-124 (2010). DOI: 10.1016/j.molcata.2010.08.014

18) P. Maier, M. Toennis, G. Klinker, A. Raith, M. Drees, F. E. Kühn, 'What Do You Do When Two Hands Are Not Enough? Interactive Selection of Bonds Between Pairs of Tangible Molecules', Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces, 83-90 (2010). DOI: 10.1109/3DUI.2010.5444716

17) A. Friedrich, M. Drees, J. Schmedt auf der Günne, S. Schneider, 'Hydrogen generation from small molecules using bifunctional Ruthenium complexes', Preprints of Symposia - ACS Div. Fuel Chem., 55(1), 278-279 (2010).

16) A. Friedrich, M. Drees, M. Kaess, E. Herdtweck, S. Schneider, 'Ruthenium Complexes with Cooperative PNP-Pincer Amine, Amido, Imine and Enamido Ligands: Facile Ligand Backbone Functionalization Processes', Inorg. Chem., 49(12), 5482-5494 (2010). DOI: 10.1021/ic100358m


15) A. Friedrich, M. Drees, J. Schmedt auf der Günne, S. Schneider, 'Highly Stereoselective Proton/Hydride Exchange: Assistance of Hydrogen Bonding for the Heterolytic Splitting of H2', J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131(48), 17552-17553 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/ja908644n

14) A. Friedrich, M. Drees, S. Schneider, 'Ruthenium-Catalyzed Dimethylamineborane Dehydrogenation: Stepwise Metal-Centered Dehydrocyclization', Chem. Eur. J., 15(40), 10339-10342 (2009). DOI: 10.1002/chem.200901372

13) A. Guenyar, M. Zhou, M. Drees, P. N. W. Baxter, G. Bassioni, E. Herdtweck, F. E. Kühn, 'Studies on bis(halogeno) dioxomolybdenum(VI)-bipyridine complexes: Synthesis and catalytic activity', Dalton Trans., (40), 8746-8754 (2009). DOI: 10.1039/b909075d

12) Z. Xu, M. Zhou, M. Drees, H. Chaffey-Millar, E. Herdtweck, W. A. Herrmann, F. E. Kühn*, 'Mono- and Bis- Methyltrioxorhenium(VII) Complexes with Salen Ligands: Synthesis, Properties, Applications', Inorg. Chem., 48(14), 6812-6822 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/ic900761u

11) O. Hiltner, E. Herdtweck, M. Drees, W. A. Herrmann*, F. E. Kühn*, 'Synthesis and Characterization of Two New fac-Tricarbonylrhenium(I) Biscarbene Complexes', Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2009(13), 1825-1831 (2009). DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200801164

10) W. Kleist, S. S. Pröckl, M. Drees, K. Köhler, L. Djarkovitch*, 'Amination of Aryl Chlorides and Fluorides toward the Synthesis of Aromatic Amines by Palladium Catalyzed Route or Transition Metal Free Way: Scopes and Limitations', J. Mol. Cat. A., 303(1-2), 15-22 (2009). DOI: 10.1016/j.molcata.2008.12.014

9) M. Käß, A. Friedrich, M. Drees, S. Schneider*, 'Rutheniumkomplexe mit kooperativen PNP-Liganden: difunktionale Katalysatoren für die Dehydrierung von Amminboran', Angew. Chem., 121(5), 922-924 / Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 48(5), 905-907 (2009). DOI: 10.1002/ange.200805108

8) M. Drees, T. Strassner*, 'Mechanism of the MoO2Cl2 Catalyzed Hydrosilylation - a DFT study', Inorg. Chem., 46(25), 10850-10859 (2007). DOI: 10.1021/ic7017314

7) T. Segmüller, P. A. Schlüter, M. Drees, A. Schier, S. Nogai, N. W. Mitzel, T.Strassner*, H.H. Karsch*, 'Dianionic amidates at silicon and germanium Centers: Four-, six- and eight-membered rings', J. Organomet. Chem., 692(13), 2789-2799 (2007). DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2007.02.032

6) A. Netz, M. Drees, T. Strassner*, T. J. J. Müller*, 'Planar-Chiral Chromiumcarbonyl Arene Complex Substituted Propargyl Cationns - A Spectroscopic and Computational Study', Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2007(3), 540-547 (2007). DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.200600687

5) M. Drees, T. Strassner*, 'Ruthenium Tetroxide Oxidations of Alkanes: DFT Calculations of Barrier Heights and Kinetic Isotope Effects', J. Org. Chem., 71(5), 1755-1760 (2006). [+ Cover Design] DOI: 10.1021/jo051521d

4) D. Freitag, M. Drees, S. Goutal, T. Strassner*, P. Metz*, 'Synthetic and Computational Studies on Intramolecular [2+2] Sulfonyl Isocyanate-Olefin Cycloadditions', Tetrahedron, 61(23), 5615-5621 (2005). DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2005.03.075

3) T. Strassner*, M. Drees, 'Rutheniumtetroxide Oxidation of Alkenes A Density Functional Theory Study', Journal of Molecular Structure - THEOCHEM, 671(1-3), 197-204 (2004). DOI: 10.1016/j.theochem.2003.10.050

2) L. D. McPherson, M. Drees, S. I. Khan, T. Strassner*, M.M. Abu-Omar*, 'Multielectron Atom Transfer Reactions of Perchlorate and Other Substrates Catalyzed by Rhenium Oxazoline and Thiazoline Complexes: Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms, and Density Functional Theory Calculations.', Inorg. Chem., 43(13), 4036-4050 (2004). DOI: 10.1021/ic0498945

1) M. Drees, L. Kleiber, M. Weimer, T. Strassner*, 'A Computational Study of the Stereoselective Decarboxylation in the Synthesis of Naproxen', Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2002(14), 2405-2410 (2002). DOI: 10.1002/1099-0690(200207)2002:14<2405::AID-EJOC2405>3.0.CO;2-1

Talks & Lectures

1) "Stereoselective Synthesis of Naproxen - which Factors determine the Stereochemistry?" , 07.04.2002, ORGN-015, ACS Meeting, Orlando, FL (USA)

2) "What is the Active Chromium Species in the Alk(a/e)ne Oxidation?", 10.04.2002, INOR-371, ACS Meeting, Orlando, FL (USA)

3) "Calcuations on Chromyl Chloride Oxidations and Naproxen", 28.09.2002, Houk group meeting, UCLA (USA)

4) "Project overview: ReO(hoz)2 as oxygen transfer catalyst", 05.10.2002, Abu-Omar group meeting, UCLA (USA)

5) "DFT calculations as predictive tools for syntheses and mechanisms in (metal)organic chemistry ", 04.12.2006, Assessment Event, AstraZeneca, Macclesfield (UK)

6) "What experimentalists should know about computational chemistry? - Part I", 12.09.08, NanoCat Seminar, Technische Universität München, Garching (D)

7) "What experimentalists should know about computational chemistry? - Part II", 31.10.08, NanoCat Seminar, Technische Universität München, Garching (D)

8) "Metall-oxo compunds in catalysis: Activation of unreactive bonds", 08.01.09, CRC-Workshop "Computation in Catalysis" , Technische Universität München, Garching (D)

Poster Presentations

1) "Chromyl chloride, a DFT study of the Étard reaction", September 2003, Poster INOR-456, ACS Meeting, New York City, NY (USA)

2) "A density functional study about the oxidation of ethene with ruthenium tetraoxide", März 2004, Poster INOR-585, ACS Meeting, Anaheim, CA (USA)

3) "Multielectron Atom Transfer Reactions of Pyridine-N-oxide and other substrates catalysed by Re-oxazoline: Mechanism and DFT-study", Januar 2005, WATOC-Konferenz, Kapstadt (Südafrika)

4) "A Density Functional Study about the Oxidation of Ethene with Ruthenium Tetraoxide", Januar 2005, WATOC-Konferenz, Kapstadt (Südafrika).

5) "The oxidation of alkenes and alkanes by ruthenium tetraoxide - a DFT investigation", November 2005, Symposium Graduiertenkolleg GK352, TU Berlin.

6) "Hydrosilylation of carbonyl compounds by metal-oxo catalysis: Manifold mechanisms - a DFT study", September 2007, GdCh-Wissenschaftsforum 2007, Universität Ulm.