Richard H. Holm


Higgins Research Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University

Recent publications:

Huang, D.; Makhlynets, O.; Tan, L. L.; Lee, S. C.; Rybak-Akimova, E.; Holm, R. H.:
Extremely Rapid Carbon Dioxide Fixation: Kinetics and Mechanistic Analysis,
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Vol. 108, (2011), pp. 1222-1227.

Lo, W.; Scott, T. A.; Zhang, P.; Ling, C. C.; Holm, R. H.:
Stabilities of Cubane-Type [Fe4S4(SR)4]2- Clusters in Partially Aqueous Media,
J. Inorg. Biochem., Vol. 105, (2011), pp. 497-508.

Holm, R. H.; Solomon, E. I.; Majumdar, A.; Tenderholt, A:
Comparative Molecular Chemistry of Molybdenum and Tungsten and Its Relation to Hydroxylase and Oxotransferase Enzymes,
Coord. Chem.  Rev., Vol. 255, (2011), pp. 993-1015.

Xi, B.; Holm, R. H.:
The [MoFe3S4]2+ Oxidation State: Synthesis, Substitution Reactions, and Structures of Phosphine-Ligated Cubane-Type Clusters with the S = 2 Ground State,
Inorg. Chem.,Vol. 50, (2011), pp. 6280-6288.

Huang, D.; Makhlynets, O V.; Tan, L. L.; Lee, S. C.; Rybak-Akimova, E. V.; Holm, R. H.:
Fast Carbon Dioxide Fixation by 2,6-Pyridinedicarboximidato-nickel(II)-hydroxide Complexes: Influences of Changes in Reactive Site Environment on Reaction Rates,
Inorg. Chem.Vol. 50, (2011), pp. 10070-10081.

Lo, W.; Huang, S.; Zheng, S.-L.; Holm, R.  H.:
Cubane-type Fe4S4 Clusters with Chiral Thiolate Ligation: Formation by Ligand Substitution, Detection of Intermediates by 1H NMR, and Solid State Structures Including Spontaneous Resolution Upon Crystallization,
Inorg. Chem., Vol. 50, (2011), pp. 11082-11090.

Majumdar, A.; Holm, R. H.:
Specific Incorporation of Chalcogenides in Molybdenum/-Tungsten-Iron-Sulfur Single Cubane Clusters,
Inorg. Chem.,Vol. 50, (2011), pp. 11242-11251.

Groysman, S.; Majumdar, A.; Zheng, S.-L.; Holm, R. H.:
Reactions of Monodithiolene Tungsten(VI) Sulfido Complexes with Copper(I) in Relation to the Structure of the Active Site of Carbon Monoxide Dehydrogenase,
Inorg. Chem.,Vol. 49, (2010), pp. 1082-1089.

Chakrabarti, M.; Deng, L.; Holm, R. H.; Münck, E.; Bominaar, E. L.:
The Modular Nature of All-Ferrous Edge-Bridged Double Cubanes,
Inorg. Chem.Vol. 49, (2010), pp. 1647-1650.

Huang, D.; Holm, R. H.:
Reactions of the Terminal NiII-OH Group in Substitution and Electrophilic Reactions with Carbon Dioxide and Other Substrates: Structural Definitions of Binding Modes in an Intramolecular NiII…FeII Site,
J. Am. Chem. Soc.Vol. 132, (2010), pp. 4693-4701.