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Palladium-catalyzed method for the synthesis of carbazoles via tandem C-H functionalization and C-N bond formation.
The development of a new method for the assembly of unsymmetrical carbazoles is reported. The strategy involves the selective intramolecular functionalization of an arene C-H bond and the formationExpand
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Palladium-catalyzed carbonylation of aryl tosylates and mesylates.
A general protocol for the palladium-catalyzed carbonylation of aryl tosylates and mesylates to form esters has been developed using a catalyst system derived from Pd(OAc)2 and the bulky, bidentateExpand
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Vinyldimethylphenylsilanes as safety catch silanols in fluoride-free palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions.
A series of five structurally diverse vinyldimethylphenylsilanes have been shown to undergo a fluoride-free one-pot palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction with phenyl iodide to give ipso coupledExpand
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Remote stereocontrol in [3,3]-sigmatropic rearrangements: application to the total synthesis of the immunosuppressant mycestericin G.
The Ireland-Claisen [3,3]-sigmatropic rearrangement has been used to access biologically important β,β'-dihydroxy α-amino acids. The rearrangement reported is highly stereoselective and offersExpand
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Asymmetric synthesis of 6'-hydroxyarenarol: the proposed biosynthetic precursor to popolohuanone E.
The first synthesis of (+)-6'-hydroxyarenarol 3, the proposed biogenetic precursor to popolohuanone E (1), is described. An enantioselective route to key iodide intermediate 12 has been developedExpand
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Picolinamides as effective ligands for copper-catalysed aryl ether formation: structure-activity relationships, substrate scope and mechanistic investigations.
The use of picolinic acid amide derivatives as an effective family of bidentate ligands for copper-catalysed aryl ether synthesis is reported. A fluorine-substituted ligand gave good results in theExpand
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Enantioselective Aza-Heck Cyclizations of N-(Tosyloxy)carbamates: Synthesis of Pyrrolidines and Piperidines.
Pd(0)-systems modified with SPINOL-derived phosphoramidate ligands promote highly enantioselective aza-Heck cyclizations of alkenyl N-(tosyloxy)carbamates. The method provides versatile access toExpand
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Rapid virtual screening of enantioselective catalysts using CatVS
The development of computational tools to support organic synthesis, including the prediction of reaction pathways, optimization and selectivity, is a topic of intense current interest. TransitionExpand
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