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Queen's University

P. Andrew Evans
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Queen's University

Chemistry Department

90 Bader Lane

Kingston, Ontario

K7L 3N6







Recent Publications
  "Asymmetric Rhodium-Catalyzed Allylic Substitution REactions: Discovery, Development and Applications to Target-Directed Synthesis" Ben. W. H. Turnbull and P. Andrew Evans, J. Org.Chem., 2018, 83, 11463

"(11bS)-4-Methoxydinaphtho[2,1-d:1′,2′-f][1,3,2]dioxaphosphepine, [(S)-BINOL-POMe] and (11bR)-4-Methoxydinaphtho[2,1-d:1′,2′-f][1,3,2]dioxaphosphepine, [(R)-BINOL-POMe” Timothy B. Wright and P. Andrew Evans, e-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, 2018, 1-5.


"Rhodium-catalyzed [(3+2)+1] carbocyclization of alkynylidenecyclopropanes with carbon monoxide: construction of polysubstituted bicyclohexa-2,5-dienones” Andrew J. Burnie and P. Andrew Evans, Chem. Commun. 201854, 7621.

  “Intramolecular Thioether Migration in the Rhodium-Catalyzed Ene-Cycloisomerization of Alkenylidenecyclopropanes by a Metal-Mediates β-Sulfide Elimination", Yu, Su, P.A. Inglesby, P. Andrew Evans, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 673.

“Regio- and Stereospecific Rhodium-Catalyzed Allylic Alkylation with an Acyl Anion Equivalent: An Approach to Acyclic alpha-Ternary-beta, gamma-Unsaturated Aryl Ketones" Ben W. H. Turnbull, Jungha Chae, Samuel Oliver, P. Andrew Evans, Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 4001.


“A Concise, Efficient and Scalable Total Synthesis of Thapsigargin and Nortrilobolide from (R)-(–)-Carvone” Dezhi Chen and P. Andrew Evans, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 6046

  “Enantioselective Rhodium-Catalyzed a-Alkylation of  Aldehydes ” Timothy B. Wright and P. Andrew Evans, Synfacts 2017, 13(02), 0157. 
“Enantioselective Rhodium-Catalyzed Allylic Alkylation of Prochiral a, a-Disubstituted Aldehyde Enolates for the Construction of Acyclic Quaternary Stereogenic Centers” Timothy B. Wright and P. Andrew Evans, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 15303.

 Last updated: 21 October 2018
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