1. Hart, M.D.; Meyers, J.J., Jr.; Wood, Z.A.; Nakakita, T.; Applegate, J.C.; Erickson, N.R.; Gerasimchuk, N.N.; Barybin, M.V. Tuning π-Acceptor/σ-Donor Ratio of the 2-Isocyanoazulene Ligand: Non-Fluorinated Rival of Pentafluorophenyl Isocyanide and Trifluorovinyl Isocyanide Discovered. Molecules 2021, 26, 981.
  2. Fathi-Rasekh, M.; Rohde, G. T.; Hart, M. D.; Nakakita, T.; Zatsikha, Y. V.; Valiev, R. R.; Barybin, M. V.; Nemykin, V. N. “Positional Isomers of Isocyanoazulenes as Axial Ligands Coordinated to Ruthenium(II) Tetraphenylporphyrin: Fine-Tuning Redox and Optical Profiles,” Inorganic Chemistry 2019, 58, 9316-9325.
  3. Wächter, T.; Scheetz, K. J.; Spaeth, A. D.; Barybin, M. V.; Zharnikov, M. “Dynamics of Electron Transfer in Azulene-Based Self-Assembled Monolayers,” Journal of Physical Chemistry 2017, 121, 13777-13785.
  4. Applegate, J. C.; Okeowo, M. K.; Erickson, N. R.; Neal, B. M.; Berrie, C. L.; Gerasimchuk, N. N.; Barybin, M. V. “First p-linker featuring mercapto and isocyano anchoring groups within the same molecule: Synthesis, heterobimetallic complexation and selfassembly on Au(111),” Chemical Science 2016, 7, 1422-1429.
  5. Nemykin, V. N.; Dudkin, S. V.; Fathi-Rasekh, M.; Spaeth, A. D.; Rhoda, H. M.; Belosludov, R. V.; Barybin, M. V. “Probing Electronic Communications in Heteronuclear Fe-Ru-Fe Molecular Wires Formed by Ruthenium(II) Tetraphenylporphyrin and Isocyanoferrocene or 1,1′-Diisocyanoferrocene Ligands,” Inorganic Chemistry 2015, 54, 10711-10724.
  6. Nakakita, T.; Miura, M.; Toriyama, M.; Motohashi, S.; Barybin, M. V. “Remote induction of stereoselective 1,2-addition of aryl Grignard reagents to b-sulfinyl enones,” Tetrahedron Letters 2014, 55, 1090-1092.Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 11004-11012.
  7. Nemykin, V. N.; Purchel, A. A.; Spaeth, A. D.; Barybin, M. V. "Probing Electronic Properties of a Trinuclear Molecular Wire Involving Isocyanoferrocene and Fe(II) Phthalocyanine  Motifs," Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 11004-11012.​ (Cover Article)
  8. Scheetz, K. J.; Spaeth, A. D.; Vorushilov, A. S.; Powell, D. R.; Day, V. W.; Barybin, M. V. "The 2,6-Dimercaptoazulene Motif: Efficient Synthesis and Completely Regioselective Metallation of its 6-Mercapto Terminus," Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 4267-4272.
  9. Barybin, M. V.; Meyers, J. J., Jr.; Neal, B. M. Renaissance of Isocyanoarenes as Ligands in Low-Valent Organometallic Chemistry. In Isocyanide Chemistry: Applications in Synthesis and Material Science. Nenajdenko, V., Ed. Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, 2012, pp 493-529. (ISBN-10: 3-527-33043-7)
  10. Maher, T. R.; Meyers, J. J., Jr.; Spaeth, A. D.; Lemley, K. R.; Barybin, M. V. "Diisocyanoarene-linked Pentacarbonylvanadate(I-) Ions as Building Blocks in a Supramolecular Charge-Transfer Framework Assembled through Noncovalent π-π and Contact Ion Interactions,” Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 7845-7848 (invited contribution to the special issue New Talent: the Americas).
  11. Neal, B. M.; Vorushilov, A. S.; DeLaRosa, A. M.; Robinson, R. E.; Berrie, C. L.; Barybin, M. V. "Ancillary Nitrile Substituents as Convenient IR Spectroscopic Reporters for Self-Assembly of Mercapto- and Isocyanoazulenes on Au(111)," Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 10803-10805.
  12. McGinnis, D. M.; Deplazes, S. F.; Barybin, M. V. "Synthesis, Properties and Complexation of (pS)-1-isocyano-2-methylferrocene, The First Planar-Chiral Isocyanide Ligand," J. Organomet. Chem. 2011, 696, 3939-3944 (Special Issue on Small Molecule Activation and Catalysis Invoking Metal-Carbon Multiple Bonds).
  13. Barybin, M. V. "Book Review of Functional Supramolecular Architectures: For Organic Electronics and Nanotechnology, Vols. 1-2," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 8774.
  14. Motohashi, S.; Nagase, K.; Nakakita, T.; Matsuo, T.; Yoshida, Y.; Kawakubo, T.; Miura, M.; Toriyama, M.; Barybin, M. V. "Stereochemically Controlled Asymmetric 1,2-Reduction of Enones Mediated by a Chiral Sulfoxide Moiety and a Lanthanum(III) Ion," J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 3922-3936.
  15. Maher, T. R.; Spaeth, A. D.; Neal, B. M.; Berrie, C. L.; Thompson, W. H.; Day, V. W.; Barybin, M. V. “Linear 6,6’-Biazulenyl Framework Featuring Isocyanide Termini: Synthesis, Structure, Redox Behavior, Complexation, and Self-Assembly on Au(111),” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 15924-15926.
  16. Barybin, M. V. “Nonbenzenoid Aromatic Isocyanides: New Coordination Building Blocks for Organometallic and Surface Chemistry,” Coord. Chem. Rev. 2010, 254, 1240-1252.
  17. Alberding, B. G.; Barybin, M. V.; Chisholm, M. H.; Gustafson, T. L.; Reed, C. R.; Robinson, R.E.; Patmore, N. J.; Singh, N.; Turro, C. “Molecular, Electronic Structure and Spectroscopic Properties of MM Quadruply Bonded Units Supported by Trans-6-carboethoxy-2-carboxylatoazulene Ligands,” Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 1979–1984.
  18. Toriyama, M.; Maher, T.R.; Holovics, T.C.; Vanka, K.; Day, V.W.; Berrie, C.L.; Thompson, W.H.; Barybin, M.V. "Multipoint Anchoring of the [] Metacyclophane Motif to a Gold Surface via Self-Assembly: Coordination Chemistry of a Cyclic Tetraisocyanide Revisited," Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 3284-3291.
  19. Barybin, M. V.; Chisholm, M. H.; Patmore, N. J.; Robinson, R. E.; Singh, N. “Concerning the Molecular and Electronic Structure of a Tungsten-Tungsten Quadruply Bonded Complex Supported by Two 6-Carboethoxy-2-carboxylatoazulene Ligands,” Chem. Commun. 2007, 3652-3654.
  20. Barybin, M. V.; Brennessel, W. W.; Kucera, B. E.; Minyaev, M. E.; Sussman, V. J.; Young, V. G., Jr.; Ellis, J. E. “Homoleptic Isocyanidemetalates of 4d- and 5d-Transition Metals: [Nb(CNXyl)6]-, [Ta(CNXyl)6]-, and Derivatives Thereof,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 1141-1150.
  21. DuBose, D. L.; Moody, D.; Robinson, R. E.; Holovics, T. C.; Weintrob, E. C.; Berrie, C. L.; Barybin, M. V. “Interaction of Mono- and Diisocyanoazulene Derivatives with Gold Surface: First Examples of Self-Assembled Monolayer Films Involving Azulenic Scaffolds,” Langmuir 2006, 22, 4599-4606.
  22. Holovics, T. C.; Robinson, R. E.; Weintrob, E. C.; Toriyama, M.; Lushington, G. H.; Barybin, M. V. “The 2,6-Diisocyanoazulene Motif: Synthesis and Efficient Mono- and Heterobimetallic Complexation with Controlled Orientation of the Azulenic Dipole,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 2300-2309.
  23. Barybin, M. V.; Chisholm, M. H.; Dalal, N. S.; Holovics, T. H.; Patmore, N. J.; Robinson, R. E.; Zipse, D. J. “Long-Range Electronic Coupling of MM Quadruple Bonds (M = Mo or W) via a 2,6-Azulenedicarboxylate Bridge,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 15182-15190.
  24. Robinson, R. E.; Holovics, T. C.; Deplazes, S. F.; Lushington, G. H.; Powell, D. R.; Thompson, W. H. Barybin, M. V. “Five Possible Isocyanoazulenes and Electron-Rich Complexes Thereof: A Quantitative Organometallic Approach for Probing Electronic Inhomogeneity of the Azulenic Framework,” Organometallics 2005, 24, 2386-2397.
  25. Damaso, C. O.; Bunce, R. A.; Barybin, M. V.; Wilks, A.; Rivera, M. “The Ferrous Verdoheme Heme Oxygenase Complex is Six-Coordinated and Low Spin," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 17582-17583.
  26. Holovics, T. C.; Deplazes, S. F.; Toriyama, M.; Powell, D. R.; Lushington, G. H.; Barybin, M. V. “Organometallic Isocyanocyclopentadienides: A Combined Synthetic, Spectroscopic, Structural, Electrochemical and Theoretical Investigation,” Organometallics 2004, 23, 2927-2938.
  27. Robinson, R. E.; Holovics, T. C.; Deplazes, S. F.; Lushington, G. H.; Powell, D. R.; Barybin, M. V. “First Isocyanoazulene and Its Homoleptic Complexes,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 4432-4433.
  28. Barybin, M.  V.; Holovics, T.  C.; Deplazes, S.  F.; Lushington, G.  H.; Powell, D.  R.; Toriyama, M. “First Homoleptic Complexes of Isocyanoferrocene,”J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 13668-13669.

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