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Publications


 

(16.) Crockett, M.; Aguirre, L.; Jimenez, L.; Hsu, H.-H.; Thomas, A. "Preparation of Highly Reactive Lithium Metal Dendrites for the Synthesis of Organolithium Reagents". Preprint available on ChemRxiv 2022. DOI: 10.26434/chemrxiv-2022-k1pvr

(15.) Arriaga, D. K.; Thomas, A. A. "Antibiotics the easy way". Nat. Synth. 2022 (News & Views).



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(14.) Zhukhovitskiy, A. V.; Kobylianskii, I. J.; Thomas, A. A.; Evans, A. M.; Delaney, C. P.; Flanders, N. C.; Denmark, S. E.; Dichtel, W. R.; Toste, F. D. "A Dinuclear Mechanism Implicated in Controlled Carbene Polymerization". J. Am. Chem. Soc2019, 141,

6473-6478.

(13.) Thomas, A. A.; Speck, K.; Kevlishvili, I.; Lu, Z.; Liu, P.; Buchwald, S. L. "Mechanistically Guided Design of Ligands That Significantly Improve the Efficiency of CuH-Catalyzed Hydroamination Reactions". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018140, 13976- 13984.

(12.) Thomas, A. A.; Zahrt, A. F.; Delaney, C. P.; Denmark, S. E. "Elucidating the Role of the Boronic Esters in the Suzuki-Miyaura Reaction: Structural, Kinetic, and Computational Investigations". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018140, 4401-4416.

(11.) Thomas, A. A.; Denmark, S. E. Ernest L. Eliel, "A Physical Organic Chemist with the Right Tool for the Job: Rapid Injection Nuclear Magnetic Resonance". In Stereochemistry and Global Connectivity: The Legacy of Ernest Eliel; Cheng, H. N., Ed.; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2017; Vol. 2, pp 105-134.

(10.) Thomas, A. A.; Wang, H.; Zahrt, A. F.; Denmark, S. E. "Structural, Kinetic, and Computational Characterization of the Elusive Arylpalladium(II)boronate Complexes in the Suzuki-Miyaura Reaction". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 3805-3821.

(9.) Thomas, A. A.; Denmark, S. E. "Pre-transmetalation intermediates in the Suzuki-Miyaura reaction revealed: The missing link". Science2016352, 329-332.

(8.) Dale, J. E.; Vermeulen, N. A.; Thomas, A. A.; Barnes, J. C.; Juríček, M.; Blackburn, A. K.; Strutt, N. L.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Stern, C. L.; Denmark, S. E.; Stoddart, J. F. "ExCage". J. Am. Chem. Soc2014136, 10669-10682.

(7.) Bertz, S. H.; Cope, S. K.; Hardin, R. A.; Murphy, M. D.; Ogle, C. A.; Smith, D. T.; Thomas, A. A.; Whaley, T. N. "Complexes of the Gilman Reagent with Double Bonds across the π−σ Continuum". Organometallics. 201231, 7827-7838.

(6.) Bertz, S. H.; Browder, K. L.; Hardin, R. A.; Murphy M. D., Ogle, C. A.; Thomas, A. A. "Ligand Exchange in Mixed Organocuprate(I) π-Complexes. Organometallics". 201231, 7809-7811.

(5.) Bertz, S. H.; Hardin, R. A., Murphy, M. D., Ogle, C. A., Richter, J. D., Thomas, A. A. "Rapid Injection NMR Reveals η3 ‘π−Allyl’ CuIII Intermediates in Addition Reactions of Organocuprate Reagents". J. Am. Chem. Soc2012134, 9557-9560.

(4.) Bertz, S. H.; Hardin, H. A.; Murphy, M. D.; Ogle, C. A.; Richter, J.  D.; Thomas, A. A. "Minimization of Organocuprate Complexity through Self-Organization: Remarkable Orientation Effect in Mixed Cuprate π Complexes". Angew. Chem. Int. Ed201251, 2681-2685.

(3.) Bertz, S. H.; Moazami, Y.; Murphy, M. D.; Ogle, C. A.; Richter, J. D.; Thomas, A. A. "Complexes of Gilman Reagents with C−S and C−N Double Bonds: σ or π Bonding"? J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 9549-9551.

(2.) Bertz, S. H.; Murphy, M. D.; Ogle, C. A.; Thomas, A. A. "Organocuprate(III) chemistry: synthesis and reactivity of amido, cyano, phosphido and thiolato ate complexes of copper(III)". Chem. Commun201046, 1255-1256.

(1.) Bartholomew, E. R.; Bertz, S. H.; Cope, S. K.; Murphy, M. D.; Ogle, C. A.; Thomas, A. A. "Serendipity strikes again–efficient preparation of lithium tetramethylcuprate(III) via rapid injection NMR". Chem. Commun. 201046, 1253-1254.

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