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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.

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Open Access
File
2 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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1 Citation (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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2018
17 Citations (Scopus)
25 Downloads (Pure)

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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Isothiuronium
Alcohols
Bearings (structural)
Kinetics
Methanol
6 Citations (Scopus)
17 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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Open Access
File
Practice Guidelines
Kinetics
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
3 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

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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Friedel-Craft reaction
Friedel-Crafts reaction
Diamide
Catalysis
acetic acid
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Cyclic Peptides
lignin
Lignin
Biological Products
peptides
2017
36 Citations (Scopus)

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

Open Access
Constitution and Bylaws
Catalysis
Ammonium Compounds
Cations
Catalysts
6 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

Diels-Alder reactions
carbenes
Electrons
electrons
Enantioselectivity
1 Citation (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

Open Access
Photoisomerization
Paramagnetic resonance
Erosion
crossovers
Esters
42 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

Open Access
Amination
Palladium
Catalysis
Amino acids
Esters
2016
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

Open Access
Nucleophiles
Benzothiazoles
Bearings (structural)
Benzimidazoles
Stereoselectivity
14 Citations (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Stereoselectivity
Cyclization
Ammonium Compounds
Imidazoles
Salts
12 Citations (Scopus)

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

Open Access
Alcohols
Kinetics
Enantiomers
Anhydrides
Electrons
9 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

Open Access
acids
Acids
Enantioselectivity
rings
pyrroles
2015
24 Citations (Scopus)

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

Open Access
Lewis Bases
Cycloaddition
Ammonium Compounds
Catalysts
17 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

Ketones
Amides
Diamide
Enantioselectivity
Esters
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

cascades
expansion
Enantioselectivity
synthesis
ketimine
10 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

Hydrazones
hydrazones
Cyclization
Carboxylic Acids
carboxylic acids
40 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

Open Access
Benzaldehydes
Equilibrium constants
Benzoin
Rate constants
Cross Reactions
2014
11 Citations (Scopus)

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

Open Access
Paramagnetic resonance
Bearings (structural)
Adamantane
Spin Labels
Distance measurement
22 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

Carboxylic Acids
Ketones
carboxylic acids
ketones
esters
34 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

Open Access
Lewis Bases
Furans
Tetramisole
Cinchona Alkaloids
Derivatives
2013
36 Citations (Scopus)

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

Amination
carbenes
Oxidation-Reduction
esters
Esters
8 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

Organophosphonates
Cycloaddition
Stereoselectivity
Switches
Substrates
26 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

acylation
Acylation
Iodides
iodides
Chlorides
44 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

Benzaldehydes
Lactones
2-nitrobenzaldehyde
Electrons
Cycloaddition
4 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

Oxazolidinones
Solid-Phase Synthesis Techniques
Polymers
Resins
Acylation
44 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

Enantioselectivity
Kinetics
carbene
Oxidation-Reduction
2012
268 Citations (Scopus)
169 Downloads (Pure)

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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Open Access
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Guanidines
Amidines
Catalysts
Guanidine
Carbonylation
14 Citations (Scopus)
73 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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Open Access
File
4-Butyrolactone
Osmium Tetroxide
Stereochemistry
Cyclization
Alkenes
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

coenzyme Q10
Coenzymes
Dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine
Sulfonamides
Electrochemistry
8 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

7 Citations (Scopus)
92 Downloads (Pure)

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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Open Access
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Tetraphenylborate
Salts
Alcohols
Esters
Purification
20 Citations (Scopus)

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

Tetraphenylborate
Salts
Amines
Acylation
Sulfonamides
2011
24 Citations (Scopus)

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

Esters
Sodium Cyanide
Nitriles
Spectroscopic analysis
Aldehydes
11 Citations (Scopus)
69 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
cyclopropane
Lactones
Hydroxyl Radical
methodology
rings
17 Citations (Scopus)

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

Anthraquinones
Electrochemistry
Carbon
Nanoparticles
Buffers
9 Citations (Scopus)
Carbon nanofibers
Phase boundaries
Electrolysis
Electrolytes
Membranes
2010
79 Citations (Scopus)

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

Ionic Liquids
Iridium
alkylation
Alkylation
iridium
27 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

Sulfonamides
sulfonates
Carbon
Nanoparticles
nanoparticles
68 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

Amidines
Indoles
acylation
Acylation
Pyrroles
2009
39 Citations (Scopus)

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

Pyridazines
Furans
Pyrroles
Alkynes
Ruthenium
2008
80 Citations (Scopus)

"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

Triazoles
Acetylene
Sensors
Sensor arrays
Screening
2007
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

7 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

catalase
cotton
Manganese
Catalase
Cotton
5 Citations (Scopus)

Voltammetric study of absorption and reactivity of metal complexes in cotton immersed in aqueous buffer solutions

Bonne, M. J., Taylor, J. E., Carver, A. K., Helton, M. & Marken, F., 2007, In : Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry. 601, 1-2, p. 211-219 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coordination Complexes
Metal complexes
Cellulose
Cotton
Buffers