Dr. David Morales-Morales

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (IQ-UNAM), México



1998 Ph.D., University of Essex, U.K.

1995 M.Sc., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

1992 B.Sc., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Publications (selected)

  1. Oscar Baldovino-Pantaleón, David Morales-Morales, Simón Hernández-Ortega, Rubén A. Toscano, Jesús Valdés-Martínez. Pd-N-H···Cl-Pd Hydrogen Bonds and π–π Interactions Between Fluorinated Aromatic Rings in trans-[PdCl2(NH2ArF)2]. Crystal Growth & Design. 2007 (7) 117-123.
  2. Ali Naghipour, Seyyed Javad Sabounchei, David Morales-Morales, Daniel Canseco-González and Craig M. Jensen. A Highly Active Two Six-Membered Phosphinite Palladium PCP Pincer Complex [PdCl{C6H3(CH2OPPri)2-2,6}]. Polyhedron. 2007 (26) 1445-1448.
  3. Juan José Nuricumbo-Escobar, Carlos Campos-Alvarado, Gustavo Ríos-Moreno, David Morales-Morales, Patrick J. Walsh and Miguel Parra-Hake. Binuclear Palladium(I) and Palladium(II) Complexes of ortho-Functionalized 1,3-Bis(aryl)triazenide Ligands. Inorganic Chemistry. 2007 (46) 6182-6189.
  4. Marco Corona-Rodríguez, Simón Hernández-Ortega, Jesús Valdés-Martínez and David Mrales-Morales. [2, 2’-Bipyridyl]platinum(II) Complexes with Fluorinated Benzenethiolate Ligands. Synthesis and Structural Elucidation. Supramolecular Chemistry. 2007 (19) 579-585.
  5. David Morales-Morales. Recent Applications of Phosphinite POCOP Pincer Complexes Towards Organic Transformations. Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry. 2008 (5) 141-152.
  6. Ali Naghipour, Zahra Haji Ghasemi, David Morales-Morales, Juan M. Serrano-Becerra and Craig M. Jensen. Simple Protocol for the Synthesis of the Asymmetric PCP Pincer Ligand [C6H4-1-(CH2PPh2)-3-(CH(CH3)PPh2)] and its Pd(II) Derivative [PdCl{C6H3-2-(CH2PPh2)-6-(CH(CH3)PPh2)}]. Polyhedron. 2008 (27) 1947-1952.
  7. Ricardo Cerón-Camacho, David Morales-Morales, Simón Hernández, Ronan Le Lagadec* and Alexander D. Ryabov. An Easy Access To Bio-Inspired Osmium(II) Complexes Through Electrophilic Intramolecular C(sp2)-H Bond Cyclometalation. Inorganic Chemistry. 2008 (47) 4988-4995.
  8. Juan M. Serrano-Becerra, S. Hernández-Ortega, David Morales-Morales and J. Valdés-Martínez. Bottom-up Design and Construction of a non-Centrosymmetric Network Through p-p Stacking Interactions. CrystEngComm. 2009 (11) 226-228.
  9. Juan M. Serrano-Becerra and David Morales-Morales. Organic Transformations Mediated by Platinum Group PCP and PNP Aromatic-Based Pincer Complexes. Recent Advances. Current Organic Synthesis. 2009 (6) 169-192.
  10. Areli Flores-Gaspar, Paulina Pinedo-González, Marco G. Crestani, Miguel Muñoz-Hernández, David Morales-Morales, Brian A. Warsop, William D. Jones and Juventino J. García. Selective Hydrogenation of the C=O Bond of ketones Using Ni(0) Complexes with a Chelating Biphosphine. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A. Chemical. 2009 (309) 1-11.
  11. Moisés Agustín Solano-Prado, Fabiola Estudiante-Negrete and David Morales-Morales. Group 10 Phosphinite POCOP Pincer Complexes Derived from 4-n-dodecylresorcinol. An alternative Way to Produce Asymmetric Pincer Compounds. Polyhedron. 2010 (29) 592-600.
  12. Patricia Conelly-Espinosa and David Morales-Morales. [Pd(HQS)2] (HQ = 8-hydroxyquinoline-5-5sulfonic acid). Hihly Efficient catalyst for Suzuki-Miyaura Couplings in Water. Inorganica Chimica Acta. 2010 (363) 1311-1315.
  13. Alcives Ávila-Sorrosa, Fabiola Estudiante-Negrete, Simón Hernández-Ortega, Rubén A. Toscano and David Morales-Morales. Buchwald-Hartwig C-N Cross Coupling Reactions Catalyzed by a Pseudo-Pincer Pd(II) Compound. Inorganica Chimica Acta. 2010 (363) 1262-1268.
  14. Juan M. Serrano-Becerra, Simón Hernández-Ortega and David Morales-Morales. Synthesis of a Novel Non-symmetric Pd(II) Phosphinito-Thiophosphinito PSCOP Pincer Compound. Inorganica Chimica Acta. 2010 (363) 1306-1310.
  15. Seyyed Javad Sabounchei, Sepideh Samiee, Davood Nematollahi, Ali Naghipour and David Morales-Morales. Synthesis, characterization and structural studies of new palladium(II) complexes including non-symmetric phosphorus ylides. Inorganica Chimica Acta. 2010 (363) 3973-3980.
  16. Oscar F. Vázquez-Vuelvas, Julia V. Hernández-Madrigal, Ruben Gaviño, Mikhail Tlenkopatchev, David Morales-Morales, Juan M. Germán-Acacio, Zeferino Gomez-Sandoval, Cesar Garcias-Morales, Armando Ariza-Castolo and Armando Pineda-Contreras. X-Ray, DFT, FTIR and NMR Structural Study of 2,3-Dihydro-2-(R-phenylacylidene)-1,3,3-trimethyl-1H-indole. Journal of Molecular Structure. 2011 (987) 106-118.
  17. Reyna Reyes-Martinez, Simón Hernández-Ortega, David Morales-Morales. Bis(methyl xanthato)-κS;κ2S:S’-(triphenylphosphane-κP)palladium(II). Acta Crystallographica. 2011, (E67) m1518.
  18. Fabiola Estudiante-Negrete, Simón Hernández-Ortega and David Morales-Morales. Ni(II)-POCOP Pincer Compound [NiCl{C10H5-2,10-(OPPh2)2}]. An Efficient and Robust Nickel Catalyst for the Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling Reactions. Inorganica Chimica Acta. 2012, (387) 58-63.
  19. Esteban Padilla-Mata, Manuel Basauri-Molina, Reyna Reyes-Martínez, Marco A. García-Eleno and David Morales-Morales. 1,3-bis((naphthalen-2-ylthio)methyl)benzene. Acta Crystallographica. 2012, (E68) o1429.
  20. Noel Angel Espinosa-Jalapa, Simon Hernandez-Ortega, David Morales-Morales, Ronan Le Lagadec. Facile Synthesis of Heterobimetallic Compounds from the Cyclopentadienyl-Ruthenium Moiety and Group 10 POCOP Pincer Complexes. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 2012 (716) 103-109.
  21. Aaron Torres-Huerta, Herbert Höpfl, Hugo Tlahuext, Irán F. Hernández-Ahuactzi, Mario Sánchez, Reyna Reyes-Martínez, David Morales-Morales. Dinuclear Macrocyclic Palladium Dithiocarbamates Derived from the Homologous Series of Aliphatic 1,x-diamines (x = 4-10). European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2012.
  22. Tahereh Sedaghat, Leila Tahmasbi, Hossein Motamedi, Reyna Reyes-Martinez, David Morales-Morales. Diorganotin(IV) Complexes with Furan-2-carbohydrazone Derivatives:Synthesis, Characterization, Crystal Structure and Antibacterial Activity. Journal of Coordination Chemistry. 2012.
  23. Jonathan R. Dilworth, David Morales, Yee-Lok Wong and Yifan Zheng. Modern Coordination Chemistry. The Legacy of Joseph Chatt. The Chemistry and Applications of Complexes with Sulphur Ligands
  24. Edited by Prof. G. J. Leigh and Prof. N. Winterton. ISBN-13: 978-0-85404-469-6. ISBN 10: 0-85404-469-8. Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK. February 2002, PP. 217-230.
  25. David Morales-Morales. The Chemistry of Pincer Compounds. The Chemistry of PCP-Pincer Phosphinite Transition Metal Complexes. Edited by David Morales-Morales and Craig. M. Jensen. ISBN-13: 978-0-444-53138-4. ISBN-10: 0-444-53138-6. Elsevier. Ámsterdam. July 2007. PP. 151-179.
  26. David Morales-Morales. Modern Carbonylation Methods. Reactivity of Pincer Complexes Toward Carbon Monoxide. Edited by László Kollár. ISBN-13: 978-3-527-31896-4. ISBN-10: 3-527-31896-8. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. Weinheim. February 2008. PP. 27-64.
  27. David Morales-Morales. Palladacycles: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications. Introduction. Edited by Jairton Dupont and Michel Pfeffer. ISBN-13: 978-3-527-31781-3. ISBN-10: 3-527-31781-3. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. Weinheim. August 2008. PP. 1-12.
  28. David Morales-Morales. Iridium Complexes in Organic Transformations.
  29. Iridium-Mediated Alkane Dehydrogenation. Edited by Luis Oro and Carmen Claver. ISBN-13: 978-3-527-31996-1. ISBN-10: 3-527-31996-4. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. Weinheim. December 2009. PP. 321-340.
  30. Martín Albrecht and David Morales-Morales. Iridium Complexes in Organic Transformations. Pincer-Type Iridium Complexes for Organic Transformations. Edited by Luis Oro and Carmen Claver. ISBN-13: 978-3-527-31996-1. ISBN-10: 3-527-31996-4. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. Weinheim. December 2009. PP. 295-319.