As by July 2006, the complete publication list has 167 entries. I am particularly proud of the following works

Key Reviews

A. D. Ryabov "Cyclopalladated complexes in organic synthesis", Synthesis, 1985 (3), 233-252.

A. D. Ryabov "Mechanisms of intramolecular activation of C-H bonds in transition metal complexes", Chem. Rev., 1990, 90 (2), 403-424.

A. D. Ryabov  "The biochemical reactions of organometallics with enzymes and proteins (Review)", Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. English, 1991, 30 (8), 931-941.

A. D. Ryabov "Synthetic and mechanistic aspects of exchange of cyclometallated ligands in palladium(II) and platinum(II) complexes", in "Perspectives in Coordination Chemistry", A. F. Williams, C. Floriani, A. E. Merbach, eds., Verlag Helvetica Chimica Acta, Basel, VCH Weinheim, NY, 1992, pp. 271-292.

A. D. Ryabov, “Transition metal chemistry of glucose oxidase, horseradish peroxidase, and related enzymes”, Adv. Inorg. Chem., 2004, 55, 201-270.

J. Castillo, S. Gáspár, S. Leth, M. Niculescu, A. Mortari, I. Bontidean, V. Soukharev, S. A. Dorneanu, A. D. Ryabov, E. Csöregi “Biosensors for life quality. Design, development and applications”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2004, 102(2), 179-194. 


A. D. Ryabov “A Concise Lecture Course in Modern Organic Chemistry”, Russian Academy for National Economy Press, Moscow, 1995, Parts I and II. 

Selected Regular Papers

Cyclometalation by Platinum and Palladium

A. D. Ryabov, A. K. Yatsimirsky "Reaction of ortho-palladated dimethylbenzylamine with styrene: unexpected salt effect", Tetrahedron Lett., 1980, 21 (28), 2757-2760. 

A. D. Ryabov, V. A. Polyakov, A. K. Yatsimirsky "Reaction paths in the cyclopalladated NN-dialkylbenzylamine-substituted styrene system in acetic acid as solvent. The structure of palladated 2-dialkylaminomethylstilbenes", J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2, 1983 (10), 1503-1509.

A. D. Ryabov, I. K. Sakodinskaya, A. K. Yatsimirsky "Kinetics and mechanism of vinylation of ortho-palladated NN-dialkylbenzylamines by para-substituted styrenes", J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2, 1983 (10), 1511-1518.

A. D. Ryabov, V. A. Polyakov, A. K. Yatsimirsky "Some complexes of palladaium(II) C-phenylglycine and its derivatives. Cyclopalladation of N,N-dimethyl-C-phenylglycine ethyl ester", Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1984, 91 (1), 59-65.

A. D. Ryabov, A. K. Yatsimirsky "Exchange of cyclopalladated ligands in chloro-bridged palladium(II) complexes", Inorg. Chem., 1984, 23 (6), 789-790.

A. D. Ryabov, I. K. Sakodinskaya, A. K. Yatsimirsky "Kinetics and mechanism of ortho-palladation of ring substituted NN-dimethylbenzylamines", J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 1985 (12), 2629-2638.

A. D. Ryabov "Thermodynamics, kinetics, and mechanism of exchange of cyclopalladated ligands", Inorg. Chem., 1987, 26 (8), 1252-1260.

A. D. Ryabov, A. V. Eliseev, E. S. Sergeyenko, A. V. Usatov, L. I. Zakharkin, V. N. Kalinin "Cyclopalladated o-carboranes. Palladium transfer from cyclopalladated N,N-dimethylbenzylamines, 1-C-diphenylphosphino-o-carborane and η3-allyls in carboxylic acid solvents", Polyhedron, 1989, 8 (12), 1485-1496.

A. D. Ryabov, G. M. Kazankov, A. K. Yatsimirsky, L. G. Kuz'mina, O. Yu. Burtseva, N. V. Dvortsova, V. A. Polyakov "Synthesis by ligand exchange, structural characterization, and aqueous chemistry of ortho-palladated oximes", Inorg. Chem., 1992, 31 (14), 3083-3090.

A. D. Ryabov, R. van Eldik, G. Le Borgne, M. Pfeffer "Insertion of alkynes into the Pd-C Bond of palladacycles. Mechanistic information from high pressure kinetic and X-ray structural data", Organometallics, 1993, 12 (4), 1386-1393.

A. D. Ryabov, R. van Eldik "An Easy Route to Homo- and Heteroleptic Biscycloplatinated Complexes without Recourse to Organolithium Compounds", Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl., 1994, 33 (7), 783-784.

E. V. Krooglyak, G. M. Kazankov, S. A. Kurzeev, V. A. Polyakov, A. N. Semenov, A. D. Ryabov "Targeting of Pallada- and Platinacycles to the N-((tert-Butyloxy)carbonyl)-L-Methionine p-Nitrophenyl Ester for Promotion of the Ester Cleavage". Inorg. Chem., 1996, 35 (16), 4804-4806.

A. D. Ryabov, G. M. Kazankov, I. M. Panyashkina, O. V. Grozovsky, O. G. Dyachenko, V. A. Polyakov, L. G. Kuz'mina “Cycloplatination of aryl and ferrocenyl oximes by cis-[PtCl2(OSMe2)2] affording expected platinum(II) and unexpected platinum(IV) Products.”, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 1997 (22), 4385-4391. 

A. D. Ryabov, I. M. Panyashkina, V. A. Polyakov, J. A. K. Howard, L. G. Kuz'mina, M. S. Datt, C. Sacht, "An Access to Planar Chirality through Cycloplatination of Dimethylaminomethylferrocene by cis-[PtCl2(SOMeAr)2] (Ar = Phenyl and p-Tolyl)”, Organometallics, 1998, 17 (16), 3615-3618.

R. A. Gossage, A. D. Ryabov, A. L. Spek, D. J. Stufkens, J. A. M. van Beek, R. van Eldik, G. van Koten, “Models for the Initial Stages of Oxidative Addition. Synthesis, Characterization and Mechanistic Investigation hη1-I2 Organometallic “Pincer” Complexes of the Platinum Group Metals.  The X-Ray Crystal Structures of [PtI(C6H3{CH2NMe2}2-2,6)(hη1-I2)], exo-meso-[Pt(hη1-I3)(hη1-I2)(C6H3{CH2NMe2}2-2,6)] and [PdI(C6H3{CH2NMe2}2-2,6)]·(I2)2J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121 (11), 2488-2497.

L. Alexandrova, O. G. D'yachenko, G. M. Kazankov, V. A. Polyakov, P. V. Samuleev, E. Sansores, A. D. Ryabov “Mechanism of biologically relevant deoxygenation of dimethyl sulfoxide coupled with Pt(II) to Pt(IV) oxidation of orthoplatinated oximes.  Synthetic, kinetic, electrochemical, X-ray structural, and density functional study”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2000, 122 (14), 5189-5200.

G. M. Kazankov, V. S. Sergeeva, E. N. Efremenko, L. Alexandrova, S. D. Varfolomeev, A. D. Ryabov, “Highly Efficient Degradation of Thiophosphate Pesticides Catalyzed by Platinum and Palladium Aryl Oxime Metallacycles”, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl., 2000, 39 (17), 3117-3119. 

A. D. Ryabov, I. M. Panyashkina, V. A. Polyakov, A. Fischer, “Access to Central Carbon Chirality Through Cycloplatination of 1-(2-pyridinylthio)propanone by cis-[PtCl2(S-SOMe(p-tolyl)].  A Crystal Structure of (SsSc)-[Pt{py{SCHC(O)Me-2}Cl(SOMe(p-tolyl))]”, Organometallics, 2002, 21 (8), 1633-1636. 

A. D. Ryabov, S. Otto, P. V. Samuleev, V. A. Polyakov, L. Alexandrova, G. M. Kazankov, S. Shova, M. Revenco, J. Lipkowski, and M. H. Johansson, „Structural and Mechanistic Look at the Orthoplatination of Aryl Oximes by Dichlorobis(sulfoxide or sulfide)platinum(II) Complexes”, Inorg. Chem. 2002, 41 (16), 4286-4294. 

S. Otto, A. Chanda, P. V. Samuleev, A. D. Ryabov “DFT-Verified Crystallographic Mechanism of Cycloplatination” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2006 (13), 2561-2565. 

Organometallic Biochemistry

A. D. Ryabov, E. M. Tyapochkin, S. D. Varfolomeev, A. A. Karyakin "Ferrocenes inside the cyclodextrin cavities do not mediate the electron transport between glucose oxidase and an electrode", Bioelectrochemistry Bioenergetics, 1990, 24 (2), 257-262.

A. D. Ryabov, A. M. Trushkin, L. I. Baksheeva, R. K. Gorbatova, I. V. Kubrakova, V. V. Mozhaev, B. B. Gnedenko, A. V. Levashov "Chemical attachment of organometallics to proteins in reverse micelles", Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. English, 1992, 31 (6), 789-790.

B. B. Gnedenko, A. D. Ryabov "Biodegradation of Soluble Redox Polymers. 1. (0.017Ferrocene)Amylose", Anal. Chem., 1994, 66 (14), 2240-2244.

A. D. Ryabov, A. Amon, R. K. Gorbatova, E. S. Ryabova, B. B. Gnedenko, "Mechanism of "Jumping Off" Ferricenium in the Glucose Oxidase-D-Glucose-Ferrocene Micellar Electrochemical Systems", J. Phys. Chem., 1995, 99 (38), 14072-14077.

A. D. Ryabov, V. N. Goral “Steady-State Kinetics, Micellar Effects, and The Mechanism of Peroxidase-Catalyzed Oxidation of n-Alkylferrocenes by Hydrogen Peroxide",  J. Biol. Inorg. Chem., 1997, 2 (2), 182-190.

A. D. Ryabov, Y. N. Firsova, V. N. Goral, E. S. Ryabova, A. N. Shevelkova, L. L. Troitskaya, T. V. Demeschik, V. I. Sokolov, "Enantioselectivity in Enzyme-Catalyzed Electron Transfer To and From Planar Chiral Organometallic Compounds ". Chem. Eur. J. 1998, 4 (5), 806-813. 

A. D. Ryabov, V. S. Kurova, V. N. Goral, M. D. Reshetova, J. Razumiene, R. Simkus, and V. Laurinavičèius “p-Ferrocenylaniline and p-Ferrocenylphenol: Promising Materials for Analytical Biochemistry and Bioelectrochemistry”, Chem. Mater., 1999, 11 (3), 600-604.

A. D. Ryabov, V. N. Goral, L. Gorton, and E. Csöregi “Electrochemically and Catalytically Active Reconstituted Horseradish Peroxidase with Ferrocene-Modified Hemin and Artificial Binding Site”, Chem. Eur. J., 1999, 5 (3), 961-967.

J. Razumienė, R. Meškys, V. Gurevičienė, V. Laurinavičius, M. D. Reshetova, A. D. Ryabov ”4-Ferrocenylphenol as an electron transfer mediator in PQQ-dependent alcohol and glucose dehydrogenase-catalyzed reactions”, Electrochem. Commun. 2000, 2 (5), 307-311.


A. N. Shevelkova, Yu. I. Sal’nikov, N. L. Kuz'mina, A. D. Ryabov, “Thermodynamic” Mechanism of Catalysis by Haloperoxidases”, FEBS Lett., 1996, 383 (3), 259-263.

Cyclometalation by Ruthenium

W. Ferstl, I. K. Sakodinskaya, N. Beydoun-Sutter, G. Le Borgne, M. Pfeffer, A. D. Ryabov, “Mechanism of Alkyne Insertion into the Ru-C Bonds of Orthoruthenated Compounds Featuring Similarity of the Ru(II) and Pd(II) Reactions”, Organometallics, 1997, 16 (3), 411-418.

Biochemistry of Ruthenium and Osmium Metalacycles

E. S. Ryabova, V. N. Goral, E. Csöregi, B. Mattiasson, and A. D. Ryabov, “Coordinative Approach to Mediated Electron Transfer: Ruthenium Complexed to Native Glucose Oxidase”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1999, 38(6) 804-807; Angew. Chem. 1999, 111 (6), 847-850.

A. D. Ryabov, V. S. Sukharev, L. Alexandrova, R Le Lagadec, M. Pfeffer, “New Synthesis and New Bio-Application of Cyclometalated Ruthenium(II) Complexes for Fast Mediated Electron Transfer with Peroxidase and Glucose Oxidase”, Inorg. Chem., 2001, 40  (25), 6529-6532. 

I. S. Alpeeva, V. S. Soukharev, L. Alexandrova, N. V. Shilova,N. V. Bovin, E. Csöregi, A. D. Ryabov, I. Yu. Sakharov, “Cyclometalated Ruthenium(II) Complexes As Efficient Redox Mediators in Peroxidase Catalysis”, J. Biol. Inorg. Chem., 2003, 8 (6), 683-688. 

A. D. Ryabov, V. S. Soukharev, L. Alexandrova, R. Le Lagadec, M. Pfeffer, “Low-Potential Cyclometalated Osmium(II) Mediators of Glucose Oxidase”, Inorg. Chem., 2003, 42 (21), 6598-6600.

A. D. Ryabov, V. S. Kurova, E. V. Ivanova, R. Le Lagadec, L. Alexandrova "Redox Mediation and Photomechanical Oscillations Involving Photo-Sensitive Cyclometalated Ru(II) Complexes, Glucose Oxidase and Peroxidase", Anal. Chem. 2005, 77 (4), 1132-1139.

A. D. Ryabov, R. Le Lagadec, H. Estevez, R. A. Toscano, S. Hernandez, L. Alexandrova, V. S. Kurova, A. Fischer, C. Sirlin, M. Pfeffer “Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrochemistry of Bio-relevant Photosensitive Low-Potential Orthometalated Ruthenium Complexes”, Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44 (5), 1626-1634.

R. Le Lagadec, L. Alexandrova, H. Estevez, M. Pfeffer, V. Laurinavičius, J. Razumiene, A. D. Ryabov “Bis-Ruthena(III)cycles [Ru(CN)2(NN)]PF6 as Low Potential Mediators for PQQ Alcohol Dehydrogenase (CN = 2-phenylpyridinato, NN = bpy or phen.” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2006 (14), 2735-2738. 


A. Ghosh, A. D. Ryabov, S. M. Mayer, D. C. Horner, D. E. Prasuhn, Jr., S. Sen Gupta, L. Vuocolo, C. Culver, M. P. Hendrich, C. E. F. Rickard, R. E. Norman, C. P. Horwitz, T. J. Collins, “Understanding the Mechanism of H+-Induced Demetalation as a Design Strategy for Robust Iron(III)-Peroxide-Activating Catalysts”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125 (41), 12378-12379. 

A. Ghosh, F. Tiago deOliveria, T. Yano, T. Nishioka, E. S. Beach, I. Kinoshita, E. Münck, A. D. Ryabov, C. P. Horwitz, T. J. Collins “Catalytically active m-oxodiiron(IV) oxidants from iron(III) and dioxygen”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127 (8), 2505-2513.