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Aleksandrs Prokofjevs

aprokofj@gmail.com

Postdoctoral Fellow

Hometown: Riga, Latvia

Joined group: 2013

Left group: 2015


Education:

Ph.D. (Chemistry), 2012, University of Michigan
M.S. (Chemistry), 2008, University of Michigan
Supervisor: Prof. Edwin Vedejs

B.S. (Chemistry), 2006, University of Latvia
Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis
Supervisor: Dr. Pēteris Trapencieris

Publications:

8. Prokofjevs, A.; Kampf, J. W.; Solovyev, A.; Curran, D. P.; Vedejs, E. "Weakly Stabilized Primary Borenium Cations and Their Dicationic Dimers" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 15686.

7. Prokofjevs, A.; Jermaks, J.; Borovika, A.; Kampf, J. W.; Vedejs, E. "Electrophilic C–H Borylation and Related Reactions of B–H Boron Cations" Organometallics 2013, 32, 6701.

6. Prokofjevs A.; Boussonnière, A.; Li, L.; Bonin, H.; Lacôte, E.; Curran, D. P.; Vedejs, E. "Borenium Ion Catalyzed Hydroboration of Alkenes with N Heterocyclic Carbene Boranes" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 12281.

5. De Vries, T. S.; Prokofjevs A.; Vedejs, E. "Cationic Tricoordinate Boron Intermediates: Borenium Chemistry from the Organic Perspective" Chem. Rev. 2012, 112, 4246.

4. Prokofjevs, A.; Vedejs, E. "N-Directed Aliphatic C–H Borylation Using Borenium Cation Equivalents" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 20056.

3. Prokofjevs, A.; Kampf, J. W.; Vedejs, E. "A boronium Ion with Exceptional Electrophilicity" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 2098.

2. De Vries, T. S.; Prokofjevs A.; Harvey J. N.; Vedejs, E. "Superelectrophilic Intermediates in Nitrogen-Directed Aromatic Borylation" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 14679.

1. Bagdonienė, L.; Labeikytė, D.; Kalviņš, I.; Borutinskaitė, V.; Prokofjevs, A.; Trapencieris P.; Juodka, B.; Sjakste, N. "Rat Serum Carboxylesterase Partly Hydrolyses Gamma Butyrobetaine Esters" Arh. Hig. Rada. Toksikol. 2009, 60, 147.

 

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