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2020

Unanticipated Silyl Transfer in Enantioselective α,β-Unsaturated Acyl Ammonium Catalysis Using Silyl Nitronates

Matviitsuk, A., Greenhalgh, M. D., Taylor, J. E., Nguyen, X. B., Cordes, D. B., Slawin, A. M. Z., Lupton, D. W. & Smith, A. D., 3 Jan 2020, In : Organic Letters. 22, 1, p. 335-339 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2019

Aryl Boronic Acid Catalysed Dehydrative Substitution of Benzylic Alcohols for C−O Bond Formation

Estopina-Duran, S., Donnelly, L., Mclean, E., Hockin, B., Slawin, A. M. Z. & Taylor, J., 12 Mar 2019, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 25, 15, p. 3950-3956 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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12 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

A Selective Deprotection Strategy for the Construction of trans-2-Aminocyclopropanecarboxylic Acid Derived Peptides

Boddaert, T., Taylor, J. E., Bull, S. D. & Aitken, D. J., 4 Jan 2019, In : Organic Letters. 21, 1, p. 100-103 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating aryl esters as bench-stable C(1)-ammonium enolate precursors in catalytic, enantioselective Michael addition–lactonisations

Young, C., Taylor, J. & Smith, A., 21 May 2019, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 17, 19, p. 4747-4752 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
2018

A C=O⋅⋅⋅Isothiouronium Interaction Dictates Enantiodiscrimination in Acylative Kinetic Resolutions of Tertiary Heterocyclic Alcohols

Greenhalgh, M. D., Smith, S. M., Walden, D. M., Taylor, J. E., Brice, Z., Robinson, E. R. T., Fallan, C., Cordes, D. B., Slawin, A. M. Z., Richardson, H. C., Grove, M. A., Cheong, P. H. Y. & Smith, A. D., 12 Mar 2018, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 57, 12, p. 3200-3206 7 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)
44 Downloads (Pure)

Best practice considerations for using the selectivity factor, s, as a metric for the efficiency of kinetic resolutions

Greenhalgh, M. D., Taylor, J. E. & Smith, A. D., 20 Sep 2018, In : Tetrahedron. 74, 38, p. 5554-5560 7 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
28 Downloads (Pure)

Introduction to Practical Methods in Electroorganic Syntheses

Taylor, J., Kulandainathan, M. A., Hotchen, C. & Marken, F., 31 Dec 2018, Modern Electrosynthetic Methods in Organic Chemistry. Marken, F. & Atobe, M. (eds.). 1 ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press, p. 1-43 43 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Isothiourea-Catalyzed Enantioselective Functionalization of 2-Pyrrolyl Acetic Acid: Two-Step Synthesis of Stereodefined Dihydroindolizinones

Zhang, S., Taylor, J., Slawin, A. M. Z. & Smith, A. D., 7 Sep 2018, In : Organic Letters. 20, 17, p. 5482-5485 4 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Synthesis of the natural product descurainolide and cyclic peptides from lignin-derived aromatics

Ojo, O. S., Nardone, B., Musolino, S. F., Neal, A. R., Wilson, L., Lebl, T., Slawin, A. M. Z., Cordes, D. B., Taylor, J. E., Naismith, J. H., Smith, A. D. & Westwood, N. J., 14 Jan 2018, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 16, 2, p. 266-273 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Catalytic Enantioselective [2,3]-Rearrangements of Allylic Ammonium Ylides: A Mechanistic and Computational Study

West, T. H., Walden, D. M., Taylor, J. E., Brueckner, A. C., Johnston, R. C., Cheong, P. H. Y., Lloyd-Jones, G. C. & Smith, A. D., 29 Mar 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 12, p. 4366-4375 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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43 Citations (Scopus)

Enantioselective NHC-catalysed redox [4+2]-hetero-Diels-Alder reactions using α-aroyloxyaldehydes and unsaturated ketoesters

Taylor, J. E., Davies, A. T., Douglas, J. J., Churchill, G. & Smith, A. D., 15 Feb 2017, In : Tetrahedron Asymmetry. 28, 2, p. 355-366 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

N - To C -sulfonyl photoisomerisation of dihydropyridinones: A synthetic and mechanistic study

Yeh, P. P., Taylor, J. E., Stark, D. G., Daniels, D. S. B., Fallan, C., Walton, J. C. & Smith, A. D., 14 Nov 2017, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 15, 42, p. 8914-8922 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Tandem Palladium and Isothiourea Relay Catalysis: Enantioselective Synthesis of α-Amino Acid Derivatives via Allylic Amination and [2,3]-Sigmatropic Rearrangement

Spoehrle, S. S. M., West, T. H., Taylor, J. E., Slawin, A. M. Z. & Smith, A. D., 30 Aug 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 34, p. 11895-11902 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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49 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Enantioselective Stereodivergent Nucleophile-Dependent Isothiourea-Catalysed Domino Reactions

Matviitsuk, A., Taylor, J. E., Cordes, D. B., Slawin, A. M. Z. & Smith, A. D., 5 Dec 2016, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 22, 49, p. 17748-17757 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Exploiting the Imidazolium Effect in Base-free Ammonium Enolate Generation: Synthetic and Mechanistic Studies

Young, C. M., Stark, D. G., West, T. H., Taylor, J. E. & Smith, A. D., 7 Nov 2016, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 55, 46, p. 14394-14399 6 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)
37 Downloads (Pure)

Isothiourea-Catalysed Acylative Kinetic Resolution of Aryl–Alkenyl (sp2vs. sp2) Substituted Secondary Alcohols

Musolino, S. F., Ojo, O. S., Westwood, N. J., Taylor, J. E. & Smith, A. D., 21 Dec 2016, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 22, 52, p. 18916-18922 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Isothiourea-catalysed enantioselective pyrrolizine synthesis: Synthetic and computational studies

Stark, D. G., Williamson, P., Gayner, E. R., Musolino, S. F., Kerr, R. W. F., Taylor, J. E., Slawin, A. M. Z., O'Riordan, T. J. C., Macgregor, S. A. & Smith, A. D., 14 Oct 2016, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 14, 38, p. 8957-8965 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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11 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Asymmetric Isothiourea-Catalysed Formal [3+2] Cycloadditions of Ammonium Enolates with Oxaziridines

Smith, S. R., Fallan, C., Taylor, J. E., McLennan, R., Daniels, D. S. B., Morrill, L. C., Slawin, A. M. Z. & Smith, A. D., 1 Jul 2015, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 21, 29, p. 10530-10536 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Catalytic Stereoselective [2,3]-Rearrangement Reactions

West, T. H., Spoehrle, S. S. M., Kasten, K., Taylor, J. E. & Smith, A. D., 29 Oct 2015, In : ACS Catalysis. 5, 12, p. 7446-7479 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

63 Citations (Scopus)

Enantioselective NHC-Catalyzed Redox [4 + 2]-Hetero-Diels-Alder Reactions Using α,β-Unsaturated Trichloromethyl Ketones as Amide Equivalents

Attaba, N., Taylor, J. E., Slawin, A. M. Z. & Smith, A. D., 2 Oct 2015, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 80, 19, p. 9728-9739 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the scope of the isothiourea-mediated synthesis of dihydropyridinones

Yeh, P. P., Daniels, D. S. B., Fallan, C., Gould, E., Simal, C., Taylor, J. E., Slawin, A. M. Z. & Smith, A. D., 21 Feb 2015, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 13, 7, p. 2177-2191 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Organocatalytic Synthesis of Fused Bicyclic 2,3-Dihydro-1,3,4-oxadiazoles through an Intramolecular Cascade Cyclization

Fugard, A. J., Thompson, B. K., Slawin, A. M. Z., Taylor, J. E. & Smith, A. D., 24 Nov 2015, In : Organic Letters. 17, 23, p. 5824-5827 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Rate and equilibrium constants for the addition of N-heterocyclic carbenes into benzaldehydes: A remarkable 2-substituent effect

Collett, C. J., Massey, R. S., Taylor, J. E., Maguire, O. R., O'Donoghue, A. M. C. & Smith, A. D., 1 Jun 2015, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 54, 23, p. 6887-6892 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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40 Citations (Scopus)
2014

A modular approach for the synthesis of nanometer-sized polynitroxide multi-spin systems

Valera, S., Taylor, J. E., Daniels, D. S. B., Dawson, D. M., Athukorala Arachchige, K. S., Ashbrook, S. E., Slawin, A. M. Z. & Bode, B. E., 5 Sep 2014, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79, 17, p. 8313-8323 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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11 Citations (Scopus)

N-Acylation Reactions of Amines

Taylor, J. E. & Bull, S. D., 2014, Comprehensive Organic Synthesis II. 2 ed. Elsevier, Vol. 6. p. 427-478 52 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

13 Citations (Scopus)

Organocatalytic Michael addition-lactonisation of carboxylic acids using α,β-unsaturated trichloromethyl ketones as α,β-unsaturated ester equivalents

Morrill, L. C., Stark, D. G., Taylor, J. E., Smith, S. R., Squires, J. A., D'Hollander, A. C. A., Simal, C., Shapland, P., O'Riordan, T. J. C. & Smith, A. D., 28 Nov 2014, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 12, 44, p. 9016-9027 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Stereodivergent organocatalytic intramolecular michael addition/ lactonization for the asymmetric synthesis of substituted dihydrobenzofurans and tetrahydrofurans

Belmessieri, D., De La Houpliere, A., Calder, E. D. D., Taylor, J. E. & Smith, A. D., 28 Jul 2014, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 20, 31, p. 9762-9769 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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39 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Asymmetric NHC-catalyzed redox α-amination of α- aroyloxyaldehydes

Taylor, J. E., Daniels, D. S. B. & Smith, A. D., 6 Dec 2013, In : Organic Letters. 15, 23, p. 6058-6061 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Enantioselective NHC-catalysed formal [4+2] cycloaddition of alkylaryl-ketenes with β,γ-unsaturated α-ketophosphonates

Leckie, S. M., Fallan, C., Taylor, J. E., Brown, T. B., Pryde, D., Lébl, T., Slawin, A. M. Z. & Smith, A. D., 31 May 2013, In : Synlett. 24, 10, p. 1243-1249 7 p., ST-2013-R0288-C.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Iodide as an activating agent for acid chlorides in acylation reactions

Wakeham, R. J., Taylor, J. E., Bull, S. D., Morris, J. A. & Williams, J. M. J., Feb 2013, In : Organic Letters. 15, 3, p. 702-705 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

NHC-promoted asymmetric β-lactone formation from arylalkylketenes and electron-deficient benzaldehydes or pyridinecarboxaldehydes

Douglas, J., Taylor, J. E., Churchill, G., Slawin, A. M. Z. & Smith, A. D., 19 Apr 2013, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78, 8, p. 3925-3938 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Solid-phase asymmetric synthesis using a polymer-supported chiral Evans'-type oxazolidin-2-one

Green, R., Peed, J., Taylor, J. E., Blackburn, R. A. R. & Bull, S. D., Oct 2013, In : Nature Protocols. 8, 10, p. 1890-1906 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Stereospecific asymmetric N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC)-catalyzed redox synthesis of trifluoromethyl dihydropyranones and mechanistic insights

Davies, A. T., Taylor, J. E., Douglas, J., Collett, C. J., Morrill, L. C., Fallan, C., Slawin, A. M. Z., Churchill, G. & Smith, A. D., 20 Sep 2013, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78, 18, p. 9243-9257 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Amidines, isothioureas, and guanidines as nucleophilic catalysts

Taylor, J. E., Bull, S. D. & Williams, J. M. J., 2012, In : Chemical Society Reviews. 41, 6, p. 2109-2121 13 p.

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281 Citations (Scopus)
257 Downloads (Pure)

Dihydroxylation-based approach for the asymmetric syntheses of hydroxy-gamma-butyrolactones

Peed, J., Davies, I. R., Peacock, L. R., Taylor, J. E., Kociok-Kohn, G. & Bull, S. D., 6 Jan 2012, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 77, 1, p. 543-555 13 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
97 Downloads (Pure)

Dioctylamine-sulfonamide-modified carbon nanoparticles as high surface area substrates for coenzyme Q10-lipid electrochemistry

Lawrence, K., Watkins, J. D., James, T. D., Taylor, J. E., Bull, S. D., Nelson, G. W., Foord, J. S., Long, Y. T. & Marken, F., 2012, In : Electroanalysis. 24, 5, p. 1003-1010 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanistic aspects of aldehyde and imine electro-reduction in a liquid-liquid carbon nanofiber membrane microreactor

Watkins, J. D., Taylor, J. E., Bull, S. D. & Marken, F., 27 Jun 2012, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 53, 26, p. 3357-3360 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

N-acyl 1,5-diazabicyclo[4.3.0]non-5-ene (DBN) tetraphenylborate salts as O-acylating agents

Taylor, J. E., Williams, J. M. J. & Bull, S. D., 2012, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 53, 32, p. 4074-4076 3 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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N -acyl DBN tetraphenylborate salts as N -acylating agents

Taylor, J. E., Jones, M. D., Williams, J. M. J. & Bull, S. D., 2012, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 77, 6, p. 2808-2818 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Asymmetric Strecker Synthesis of alpha-Arylglycines

Perez-Fuertes, Y., Taylor, J. E., Tickell, D. A., Mahon, M. F., Bull, S. D. & James, T. D., 5 Aug 2011, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 76, 15, p. 6038-6047 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Asymmetric synthesis of chiral delta-lactones containing multiple contiguous stereocenters

Peed, J., Dominguez, I. P., Davies, I. R., Cheeseman, M., Taylor, J. E., Kociok-Kohn, G. & Bull, S. D., 15 Jul 2011, In : Organic Letters. 13, 14, p. 3592-3595 4 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
95 Downloads (Pure)

Carbon nanoparticle surface electrochemistry: high-density covalent immobilisation and pore-reactivity of 9,10-anthraquinone

Watkins, J. D., Lawrence, K., Taylor, J. E., James, T., Bull, S. D. & Marken, F., Jun 2011, In : Electroanalysis. 23, 6, p. 1320-1324 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)
9 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Borrowing hydrogen in water and ionic liquids: iridium-catalyzed alkylation of amines with alcohols

Saidi, O., Blacker, A. J., Lamb, G. W., Marsden, S. P., Taylor, J. E. & Williams, J. M. J., Jul 2010, In : Organic Process Research & Development. 14, 4, p. 1046-1049 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon nanoparticle surface functionalisation: converting negatively charged sulfonate to positively charged sulfonamide

Watkins, J. D., Lawrence, R., Taylor, J. E., Bull, S. D., Nelson, G. W., Foord, J. S., Wolverson, D., Rassaei, L., Evans, N. D. M., Gascon, S. A. & Marken, F., May 2010, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 12, 18, p. 4872-4878 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Friedel-Crafts acylation of pyrroles and indoles using 1,5-diazabicyclo[4.3.0]non-5-ene (DBN) as a nucleophilic catalyst

Taylor, J. E., Jones, M., Williams, J. M. J. & Bull, S. D., 17 Dec 2010, In : Organic Letters. 12, 24, p. 5740-5743 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Synthesis of furans, pyrroles and pyridazines by a ruthenium-catalysed isomerisation of alkynediols and in situ cyclisation

Pridmore, S. J., Slatford, P. A., Taylor, J. E., Whittlesey, M. K. & Williams, J. M. J., 2009, In : Tetrahedron. 65, 44, p. 8981-8986 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)
2008

"Click-fluors": Modular fluorescent saccharide sensors based on a 1,2,3-triazole ring

Scrafton, D. K., Taylor, J. E., Mahon, M. F., Fossey, J. S. & James, T. D., 4 Apr 2008, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 73, 7, p. 2871-2874 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Citations (Scopus)
2007

An intermolecular double [2+2] cyclodimerization of a tetraalkyne

Taylor, J. E., Mahon, M. F. & Fossey, J. S., 2007, In : Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 46, 13, p. 2266-2268 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Voltammetric measurements at the surface of cotton: Absorption and catalase reactivity of a dinuclear manganese complex

Marken, F., Taylor, J. E., Bonne, M. J., Helton, M. E., Parry, M. L. & McKee, V., 2007, In : Langmuir. 23, 4, p. 2239-2246 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)