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Jadab Majhi has recently demonstrated the first Dynamic Kinetic Resolution of Tetrasubstituted Olefins.  A new concept in organic chemistry.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 30, 11770-11774

 
Queen’s University researcher P. Andrew Evans has uncovered a new process to deliver antibiotics using pollen to shield them.
 
 

 

 

 



Recent Publications
  "Copper-catalyzed desymmetrization of prochiral 4,4-disubstituted cyclopentenes via a site-selective allylic oxidation: a concise total synthesis of untenone A" Qingwen Gui, JuanJuan Wang, Sean Ng, Anja Dancevic, Timothy B Wright and P. Andrew Evans, ChemComm, 2019, 82
   
"Dynamic Kinetic Resolution of Alkenyl Cyanohydrins Derived from α,β-Unsaturated Aldehydes: Stereoselective Synthesis of E-Tetrasubstituted Olefins" Jadab Majhi, Ben W. H. Turnbull, Ho Ryu, Jiyong Park, Mu-Hyun Baik and P. Andrew Evans, J. Am. Chem., 2019, 141, 1770
   
Cover image  "Enantioselective Rhodium-Catalyzed Allylic Alkylation of β,γ-Unsaturated α-Amino Nitriles: Synthetic Homenolate Equivalents" Tim B. Wright, Ben. W. H. Turnbull and P. Andrew Evans, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 9886
   
  "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.

   

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