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“Rediscovering the chemistry of sulfur dioxide: New developments in synthesis and catalysis”, Alex S. Deeming, Edward J. Emmett, Charlotte S. Richards-Taylor and Michael C. Willis, Synthesis, 2014, 46, 2701–2710. (doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1379042)

“Palladium-catalyzed synthesis of ammonium sulfinates from aryl halides and a sulfur dioxide-Surrogate: A gas and reductant free process”, Edward J. Emmett, Barry R. Hayter and Michael C. Willis, Angew. Chemie. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 10204–10208. (open access, doi: 10.1002/anie.201404527).

DABCO-bis(sulfur dioxide), DABSO, as an easy-to-handle source of SO2: Sulfonamide preparation”, Edward J. Emmett and Michael C. Willis, Org. Synth. 2014, 91, 125-136. (doi: 10.15227/orgsyn.091.0125)

Michael C. Willis, Hydroacylation of Alkenes, Alkynes and Allenes. In: Gary A. Molander and Paul Knochel (eds.), Comprehensive Organic Synthesis, 2nd Edition, Vol 4, Oxford: Elsevier; 2014, pp. 961- 994. (doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-097742-3.00423-7)

“DABSO-Based, Three-Component, One-Pot Sulfone Synthesis”, Alex S. Deeming, Claire J. Russell, Alan J. Hennessy and Michael C. Willis, Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 150-153. (open access, doi:10.1021/ol403122a). Also see the following paper in the issue from the group at Pfizer.

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“One-pot three-component sulfone synthesis exploiting palladium-catalysed aryl halide aminosulfonylation”, Charlotte S. Richards-Taylor, David C. Blakemore and Michael C. Willis, Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 222-228. (open access; doi: 10.1039/C3SC52332B)



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