.Willis Group
 

Publications

2009

“Palladium-Catalyzed Aryl-Carbonylation – Intramolecular O-Enolate Acylation: Efficient Isocoumarin Synthesis”, Andrew C. Tadd, Mark R. Fielding and Michael C. Willis, Chem. Commun. 2009, 6744–6746. doi: 10.1039/b917839b




“Modern Applications of Transition Metal Catalysis in Heterocycle Synthesis”, Michael C. Willis, Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 8907.  Editorial for Tetrahedron-Symposium-in-Print. doi:10.1016/j.tet.2009.08.065 



“Palladium Catalyzed Tandem Alkenyl- and Aryl-C-N Bond Formation:  A Cascade N-Annulation Route to 1-Functionalised 7-Azaindoles”, Roy C. Hodgkinson, Jurgen Schulz and Michael C. Willis, Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 8940-8949. [Invited contribution to Symposium-in-Print on Modern Applications of Transition Metal Catalysis in Heterocycle Synthesis] [Highlighted in Synfacts; Synfacts 2009, 12, 1327.] doi:10.1016/j.tet.2009.08.046 






“Changing the Local Coordination Environment in Mono- and Bi- Nuclear Lanthanide Complexes through Click Chemistry”, Maite Jauregui, William S. Perry, Clémence Allain, Lewis R. Vidler, Michael C. Willis, Alan M. Kenwright, John S. Snaith, Graeme J. Stasiuk, Mark P. Lowe and Stephen Faulkner, Dalton Trans. 2009, 6283-6285. doi: 10.1039/b911588a





“Intermolecular Rhodium Catalyzed Hydroacylation of Allenes: The Regioselective Synthesis of beta,gamma-Unsaturated Ketones”, Helen E. Randell-Sly, James D. Osborne, Robert L. Woodward, Gordon S. Currie and Michael C. Willis, Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 5110–5117. [Invited contribution to Prof. M. Krische’s Tetrahedron young investigator award issue] doi:10.1016/j.tet.2009.03.054  




“Direct Catalytic Diastereoselective Mannich Reactions: The Synthesis of Protected alpha-Hydroxy-beta-Aminoketones”, Nikki E. Stainforth, Gary A. Cutting, Matthew P. John and Michael C. Willis, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2009, 20, 741-743. [Invited contribution to Prof. G. W. Fleet celebratory 65th birthday issue] doi:10.1016/j.tetasy.2009.03.026 





“Total Synthesis of Rapamycin”, Steven V. Ley, Miles N. Tackett, Matthew L. Maddess, James C. Anderson, Paul E. Brennan, Michael W. Cappi, Jag P. Heer, Coline Helgen, Masakuni Kori, Cyrille Kouklovsky, Stephen P. Marsden, Joanne Norman, David P. Osborn, María Palomero, John B. J. Pavey, Catherine Pinel, Lesley A. Robinson, Jürgen Schnaubelt, James S. Scott, Christopher D. Spilling, Hidenori Watanabe, Kieron E. Wesson, and Michael C. Willis, Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 2874 – 2914. (PhD work) doi: 10.1002/chem.200801656





“Cascade Palladium-Catalyzed Alkenyl Aminocarbonylation/Intramolecular Aryl Amidation: An Annulative Synthesis of 2-Quinolones”, A. C. Tadd, A. Matsuno, M. R. Fielding and M. C. Willis, Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 583–586. [Highlighted in Synfacts; Synfacts 2009, 5, 482.] doi: 10.1021/ol802624e





“Tandem Copper-Catalysed Aryl and Alkenyl Amination Reactions: The Synthesis of N-Functionalised Indoles”, R. C. Hodgkinson, J. Schulz and M. C. Willis, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2009, 7, 232-234. doi: 10.1039/b817254d



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