Marina Ya. Demakova

foc Demakova MYaSenior Research Associate
Department of Physical Organic Chemistry, room 4148

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Scientific Interests

Platinum group metals, reactivity of ligands, metal-mediated coupling, metal complex catalysis.


  • 2004–2009 Vyatka State Humanities University, chemical faculty, direction "Chemistry" - graduated with distinction
  • 2009–2013 postgraduate study, Institute of Chemistry, Komi Research Center, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, PhD since 2013
  • 2013–2016 postdoctoral work at Institute of Chemistry, Saint Petersburg State University

Selected publications

  1. Bolotin D. S., Demakova M. Ya., Legin A. A., Suslonov V. V., Nazarov A. A., Jakupec M. A., Keppler B. K., Kukushkin V. Yu. Amidoxime platinum(II) complexes: pH-​dependent highly selective generation and cytotoxic activity // New Journal of Chemistry, 2017, 41(14), 6840-6848. 
  2. Bolotin D. S., Demakova M. Ya., Daines E. A., Avdontseva M. S., Zhdanov A. P., Zhizhin K. Yu., Kuznetsov N. T. Nucleophilic addition of aromatic amide oximes to [2-​B10H9NCC2H5]​- anion // Russian Journal of General Chemistry, 2017, 87(1), 37-43.
  3. Bolotin D. S., Burianova V. K., Novikov A. S., Demakova M. Ya., Pretorius C., Mokolokolo P. P., Roodt A., Bokach N. A., Suslonov V. V., Zhdanov A. P., Zhizhin K. Yu., Kuznetsov N. T., Kukushkin V. Yu. Nucleophilicity of oximes based upon addition to a nitrilium closo-​decaborate cluster // Organometallics, 2016, 35(20), 3612-3623.
  4. Demakova M. Ya., Bolotin D. S., Bokach N. A., Islamova R. M., Starova G. L., Kukushkin V. Yu. Click-​type PtII-​mediated hydroxyguanidine-​nitrile coupling provides useful catalysts for hydrosilylation cross-​linking // ChemPlusChem, 2015, 80(11), 1607-1614.
  5. Bolotin D. S., Demakova M. Ya., Novikov A. S., Avdontceva M. S., Kuznetsov M. L., Bokach N. A., Kukushkin V. Yu. Bifunctional reactivity of amidoximes observed upon nucleophilic addition to metal-​activated nitriles // Inorganic Chemistry, 2015, 54(8), 4039-4046.