Alexander Kostukovich

Education and research experince

2002 - 2006 B.Sc., Lomonosov Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology, Moscow

2006 - 2008 M.Sc., Lomonosov Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology, Moscow

2008 - 2012 Ph.D., Lomonosov Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology, Moscow

2012 - 2017 A. N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds of Russia Academy of Science (INEOS RAS)

2017 - 2018 NRC «Kurchatov Institute» - IREA

2018 - present time N. D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry Russian Academy of Sciences (IOC RAS)

Research interests

Quantum chemical modeling, mechanisms of chemical reactions, metal complex catalysis.


1. Sahharova L. T., Burykina J. V., Kostyukovich A. Yu., Eremin D. B., Boiko D. A., Fakhrutdinov A. N., Ananikov V. P. "Expanding the Role of Dimeric Species: On-Cycle Involvement, Improved Stability, and Control of Stereo-Specificity. A Case Study of Atom-Economic Catalytic Hydrothiolation". ACS Catal., 2023, 13, 3591-3604. DOI 10.1021/acscatal.2c06406

2. Kostyukovich A. Yu., Gordeev, E. G., Ananikov, V. P. "A computational mapping of the R–NHC coupling pathway–the key process in the evolution of Pd/NHC catalytic systems". Mendeleev Commun., 2022, 32, 571-575. DOI 10.1016/j.mencom.2022.09.001

3. Prima D. O., Pankov R. O., Kostyukovich A. Yu., Minyaev M. E., Burykina J. V., Ananikov V. P. "Synthesis and characterization of Pd/NHCF complexes with fluorinated aryl groups". Dalton Trans., 2022, 51, 9843-9856. DOI 10.1039/D2DT00892K

4. Denisova E. A., Kostyukovich A. Yu., Fakhrutdinov A. N., Korabelnikova V. A., Galushko A. S., Ananikov V. P. ""Hidden" Nanoscale Catalysis in Alkyne Hydrogenation with Well-Defined Molecular Pd/NHC Complexes". ACS Catal., 2022, 12 (12), 6980-6996. DOI 10.1021/acscatal.2c01749

5. Burykina J. V., Kobelev A. D., Shlapakov N. S., Kostyukovich A. Yu., Fakhrutdinov A. N., K?nig B., Ananikov V. P. "Intermolecular Photocatalytic Chemo-, Stereo- and Regioselective Thiol–Yne–Ene Coupling Reaction ". Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2022, 61, e202116888. DOI 10.1002/anie.202116888

6. Romashov L.V., Kozlov K.S., Skorobogatko M.K., Kostyukovich A.Yu., Ananikov V.P. "Atom?economic approach to the synthesis of ??(hetero) aryl substituted furan derivatives from biomass ". Chem. Asian J., 2022, 17, e2021012. DOI 10.1002/asia.202101227

7. Kostyukovich A.Yu., Burykina J.V., Eremin D.B., Ananikov V.P., "Detection and Structural Investigation of Elusive Palladium Hydride Intermediates Formed from Simple Metal Salts", Inorg. Chem., 2021, 60, 10, 7128–7142. DOI 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c00173

8. Karlinskii B.Ya., Kostyukovich A.Yu., Kucherov F.A., Galkin K.I., Kozlov K.S., Ananikov V.P., "Directing-Group-Free, Carbonyl Group-Promoted Catalytic C–H Arylation of Bio-Based Furans", ACS Catal., 2020, 10, 11466-11480. DOI 10.1021/acscatal.0c02143

9. Eremin D.B., Boyko D.A., Kostyukovich A.Yu., Burykina J.V., Denisova E.A., Anania M., Martens J., Berden G., Oomens J., Roithov? J., Ananikov V.P., "Mechanistic study of Pd/NHC?catalyzed Sonogashira reaction: discovery of NHC?ethynyl coupling process", Chem. Eur. J., 2020, 26, 67, 15672-15681. DOI 10.1002/chem.202003533

10. Galkin K.I., Karlinskii B.Ya., Kostyukovich A.Yu., Gordeev E.G., Ananikov V.P., "Ambident Reactivity of Imidazolium Cations as Evidence of the Dynamic Nature of N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Mediated Oganocatalysis", Chem. Eur. J., 2020, 26, 8567 – 8571. DOI 10.1002/chem.201905704

11. Eremin D.B., Denisova E.A., Kostukovich A.Yu., Martens J., Berden G., Oomens J., Khrustalev V.N., Chernyshev V.M., Ananikov V.P., "Ionic Pd/NHC Catalytic System Enables Recoverable Homogeneous Catalysis. Mechanistic Study and Application in the Mizoroki?Heck Reaction", Chem. Eur. J., 2019, 25, 16564 – 16572. DOI 10.1002/chem.201903221

12. Kostyukovich A. Yu., Tsedilin A. M., Sushchenko E. D., Eremin D. B., Kashin A. S., Topchiy M. A., Asachenko A. F., Nechaev M. S., Ananikov V. P., "In situ transformations of Pd/NHC complexes to colloidal Pd nanoparticles studied for N-heterocyclic carbene ligands of different nature", Inorg. Chem. Front., 2019, 6, 482-492. DOI 10.1039/C8QI01095A

13. Zalesskiy S.S., Khrustalev V.N., Kostukovich A.Yu., Ananikov V.P., "Carboxylic Group-Assisted Proton Transfer in Gold-Mediated Thiolation of Alkynes", Organometallics, 2015, 34, 5214 – 5224. DOI 10.1021/acs.organomet.5b00210