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Fussell, E. D.; Kline, N. D.*; Bennin, E.; Hirschbeck, S. S.; Darko, A.* Chromogenic Detection of the Organophosphorus Nerve Agent Simulant DCP Mediated by Rhodium(II,II) Paddlewheel Complexes. ACS Sensors. 2024. DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.3c01993.

Moore, D.; Ogunyemi, B.; Nalaoh, P.; Darko, A.* Effect of Tethered Sulfur Ligands on the Association Constants of Dirhodium(II,II) Paddlewheel Complexes. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2024, 27, e202300600. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.202300600.

Abshire, A.; Ogunyemi, B.; Darko, A.* Rh(II)-Catalyzed Si-H Insertion with Nosyl-hydrazone-Protected Aryl Donor Diazo Compounds. ACS Omega. 2023, 8, 38005-38012. DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.3c03519

Zavala, C.; Darko, A.* Effect of Tethered, Axially Coordinated Ligands (TACLs) on Dirhodium(II,II) Catalyzed Cyclopropanation: A Linear Free Energy Relationship Study. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2022, 87, 6910-6917. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.2c00020


Abshire, A.; Moore, D.; Courtney, J.; Darko, A.* Heteroleptic dirhodium(II,II) paddlewheel complexes as carbene transfer catalysts. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. 2021, 19, 8886-8905. DOI: 10.1039/D1OB01414E

Fussell, E.; Darko, A.* Adducts of Rhodium(II) Acetate and Rhodium(II) Pivalate with 1,8-Diazabicyclo[5.4.0]undec-7-ene. Crystals 2021, 11, 517. DOI: 10.3390/cryst11050517

Cressy, D.; Zavala, C.; Abshire, A; Sheffield, W.; Darko, A.* Tuning Rh(II)-catalysed Cyclopropanation with Tethered Thioether Ligands. Dalton Trans. 2020, 49, 15779-15787. DOI: 10.1039/D0DT03019H

Sheffield, W.; Abshire, A.; Darko, A.* Effect of Tethered, Axial Thioether Coordination on Rhodium(II)-Catalyzed Silyl-Hydrogen Insertion. European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2019, 6347-6351. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201900977

Anderson, B. G.; Cressy, D.; Patel, J. J.; Harris, C. F.; Yap, G. P. A.; Berry, J. F.; Darko, A.* Synthesis and Catalytic Properties of Dirhodium Paddlewheel Complexes with Tethered, Axially Coordinating Thioether Ligands. Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58, 1728-1732. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b02627

Darko, A*; Boyd, S. J.; Fox, J. M.* Large-Scale Flow Photochemical Synthesis of Functionalized trans-Cyclooctenes Using Sulfonated Silica Gel. Synthesis 2018, 50, 4875-4882.

Darko, A.; Wallace, S.; Dmitrenko, O.; Machovina, M. M.; Mehl, R. A.; Chin, J. W.; Fox, J. M.* Conformationally Strained trans-Cyclooctene with Improved Stability and Excellent Reactivity in Tetrazine Ligation. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 3770-3776.

Díaz, D. J.; Darko, A. K.; McElwee-White, L.* Catalytic Oxidative Carbonylation of Diamines to Cyclic Ureas, in New Trends in Heterocyclic Chemistry.  Gautam, D.C.; Gautam, N.; Gautam, V., Eds.  RBSA Publishers: Jaipur, 2012, 22-33.

Zhang, L; Darko, A. K.; Johns, J. I.; McElwee-White, L.* Catalytic Oxidative Carbonylation of Aryl Amines to Ureas Using W(CO)6/I2 as Catalyst. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 6261-6268.

Darko, A. K.; Curran, F. C.; Copin, C.; McElwee-White, L.* Carbonylation of Functionalized Diamine Diols to Cyclic Ureas: Application to Derivatives of DMP 450. Tetrahedron.  2011, 67, 3976-3983.

Díaz, D. J.; Darko, A. K.; McElwee-White, L.* Transition Metal-Catalyzed Oxidative Carbonylation of Amines to Ureas. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 4453-4465.