Recent Publications


Dehydrogenative Coupling to Enable the Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (−)-Simaomicin α

Yizhong Wang, Chao Wang, John R. Butler, and Joseph M. Ready
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, Article ASAP, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201304812

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Organocatalytic Aryl–Aryl Bond Formation: An Atroposelective [3,3]-Rearrangement Approach to BINAM Derivatives

Gong-Qiang Li, Hongyin Gao, Craig Keene, Michael Devonas, Daniel H. Ess, and László Kürti
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 7414–7417

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Discoipyrroles A–D: Isolation, Structure Determination, and Synthesis of Potent Migration Inhibitors from Bacillus hunanensis

Youcai Hu, Malia B. Potts, Dominic Colosimo, Mireya L. Herrera-Herrera, Aaron G. Legako, Muhammed Yousufuddin, Michael A. White, and John B. MacMillan
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, Article ASAP DOI: 10.1021/ja403412y

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Multi-Chromatic pH-Activatable 19F-MRI Nanoprobes with Binary ON/OFF pH Transitions and Chemical Shift Barcodes

Xiaonan Huang, Gang Huang, Shanrong Zhang, Koji Sagiyama, Osamu Togao, Xinpeng Ma, Yiguang Wang, Yang Li, Todd C. Soesbe, Baran D. Sumer, Masaya Takahashi, A. Dean Sherry, and Jinming Gao
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 8074-8078.

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Studies toward the Unique Pederin Family Member Psymberin: Full Structure Elucidation, Two Alternative Total Syntheses, and Analogs

Yu Feng, Xin Jiang, and Jef K. De Brabander
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 17083–17093

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Catalytic Enantioselective Allylic Amination of Unactivated Terminal Olefins via an Ene Reaction/[2,3]-Rearrangement

Hongli Bao and Uttam K. Tambar
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 18495–18498

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A Biomimetic Route for the Construction of the [4+2] and [3+2] Core Skeletons of the Dimeric Pyrrole-Imidazole Alkaloids and the Asymmetric Synthesis of Ageliferins.

Xiao Wang, Xiaolei Wang, Xianghui Tan, Jianming Lu, Kevin W. Cormier, Zhiqiang Ma, and Chuo Chen
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 18834–18842.

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Transition-Metal-Free Direct Arylation: Synthesis of Halogenated 2-Amino-2′-hydroxy-1,1′-biaryls and Mechanism by DFT Calculations

Hongyin Gao, Daniel H. Ess, Muhammed Yousufuddin, and László Kürti
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 7086–7089

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On-Bead Combinatorial Synthesis and Imaging of Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer Magnetic Resonance Imaging Agents To Identify Factors That Influence Water Exchange

Roberta Napolitano, Todd C. Soesbe, Luis M. De León-Rodríguez, A. Dean Sherry, and D. Gomika Udugamasooriya
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 13023–13030

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Cyclic-GMP-AMP Is an Endogenous Second Messenger in Innate Immune Signaling by Cytosolic DNA.

Jiaxi Wu, Lijun Sun, Xiang Chen, Fenghe Du, Heping Shi, Chuo Chen, and Zhijian J. Chen
Science, 2013, 339, 826–830.


Multicolored pH-Tunable and Activatable Fluorescence Nanoplatform Responsive to Physiologic pH Stimuli

Kejin Zhou, Haoming Liu, Shanrong Zhang, Xiaonan Huang, Yiguang Wang, Gang Huang, Baran D. Sumer, and Jinming Gao
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, . 7803-7811.

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Development of Inhibitors of the PAS-B Domain of the HIF-2α Transcription Factor

Jamie L. Rogers, Liela Bayeh, Thomas H. Scheuermann, Jamie Longgood, Jason Key, Jacinth Naidoo, Lisa Melito, Cameron Shokri, Doug E. Frantz, Richard K. Bruick, Kevin H. Gardner, John B. MacMillan, and Uttam K. Tambar
J. Med. Chem., 2013, 56, 1739–1747

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Two-, three- and four-component coupling to form isoquinolones based on directed metalation

Monika I. Antczak and Joseph M. Ready
Chem. Sci., 2012, 3, 1450-1454

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