Publications 2009-2012

Journal Articles

2012

Synthesis of 1-[(Triisopropylsilyl)ethynyl]-1λ3,2-benziodoxol-3(1H)-one and Alkynylation of Indoles, Thiophenes, and Anilines
Jonathan P. Brand and Jerome Waser
Synthesis 2012, 44, 1155-1158. (DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1290589Green Access

Ethynyl Benziodoxolones for the Direct Alkynylation of Heterocycles: Structural Requirement, Improved Procedure for Pyrroles, and Insights into the Mechanism
Jonathan P. Brand, Clara Chevalley, Rosario Scopelliti and Jerome Waser
Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 5655-5666. (DOI:10.1002/chem.201200200 Green Access

Catalytic Enantiospecific [3+2] Annulation of Aminocyclopropanes with Ketones
Fides Benfatti, Florian de Nanteuil and Jerome Waser
Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 4844-4849. (DOI:10.1002/chem.201103971 Green Access

Para-Selective Gold-Catalyzed Direct Alkynylation of Anilines.
Jonathan P. Brand and Jerome Waser
Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 744-747. (DOI: 10.1021/ol203289v Green Access

Iron-Catalyzed [3 + 2] Annulation of Aminocyclopropanes with Aldehydes: Stereoselective Synthesis of Aminotetrahydrofurans.
Fides Benfatti, Florian de Nanteuil and Jerome Waser
Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 386-389. (DOI: 10.1021/ol203144v Green Access

2011

Formal Homo-Nazarov and Other Cyclization Reactions of Activated Cyclopropanes.
Filippo De Simone, Tanguy Saget, Fides Benfatti, Sofia Almeida and Jerome Waser
Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 14527-14538. (DOI: 10.1002/chem.201102583 Green Access

Pd(0)-Catalyzed Oxy- and Aminoalkynylation of Olefins for the Synthesis of Tetrahydrofurans and Pyrrolidines .
Stefano Nicolai and Jerome Waser
Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 6324-6327. (DOI: 10.1021/ol2029383 Green Access

Catalytic [3+2] Annulation of Aminocyclopropanes for the Enantiospecific Synthesis of Cyclopentylamines.
Florian de Nanteuil and Jerome Waser
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 12075-12079. (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201106255Green Access

One-pot gold-catalyzed synthesis of 3-silylethynyl indoles from unprotected o-alkynylanilines.
Jonathan P. Brand, Clara Chevalley and Jerome Waser
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2011, 7, 565–569. DOI:10.3762/bjoc.7.65 Open Access!

A Palladium-Catalyzed Aminoalkynylation Strategy towards Bicyclic Heterocycles: Synthesis of Trachelanthamidine.
Stefano Nicolai, Cyril Piemontesi and Jerome Waser
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 4680-4683.   DOI: 10.1002/anie.201100718    Green Access

2010

Direct Alkynylation of Thiophenes: Cooperative Activation of TIPS-Ethynyl-Benziodoxolone with Gold and Brønsted Acids.
Jonathan P. Brand and Jerome Waser
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 7304-7307.   DOI: 10.1002/anie.201003179    Green Access

Ethynyl-1,2-benziodoxol-3-(1H)-one (EBX): An Exceptional Reagent for the Ethynylation of Keto-, Cyano- and Nitro- Esters.
Davinia Fernandez Gonzalez, Jonathan P. Brand and Jerome Waser
Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 9457-9461.   DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001539   Green Access

Catalytic Selective Cyclizations of Aminocyclopropanes: Formal Synthesis of Aspidospermidine and Total Synthesis of Goniomitine
Filippo De Simone, Juerg Gertsch and Jerome Waser
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 5767-5770.   DOI: 10.1002/anie.201001853    Green Access

Synthesis of Chiral Bifunctional (Thio)urea N-Heterocyclic Carbenes
Jonathan B. Brand, Jose Ignacio Osuna Siles and Jerome Waser
Synlett 2010, 881-884.   DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1219543   Green Access

Pd-Catalyzed Intramolecular Oxyalkynylation of Alkenes with Hypervalent Iodine
Stefano Nicolai, Stephane Erard, Davinia Fernandez-Gonzalez and Jerome Waser
Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 384-387.   DOI: 10.1021/ol9027286    Green Access

2009

Direct Alkynylation of Pyrrole and Indole Heterocycles
Jonathan P. Brand, Julie Charpentier and Jerome Waser
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 9346-9349.   DOI: 10.1002/anie.200905419    Green Access

Catalytic Formal Homo-Nazarov Cyclization
Filippo De Simone, Julien Andres, Riccardo Torosantucci and Jerome Waser
Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 1023-1026.   DOI: 10.1021/ol802970g    Green Access

Review Articles

2012

SILYL ETHYNYL BENZIODOXOLONE REAGENTS.
Davinia Fernández González, Stefano Nicolai, and Jérôme Waser
Electronic Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis , John Wiley & Sons, 2012. DOI:10.1002/047084289X.rn01503.

Electrophilic alkynylation: the dark side of acetylene chemistry.
Jonathan P. Brand and Jerome Waser
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2012, 41, 4165-4179. DOI:10.1039/C2CS35034C. Green Access

Asymmetric Organocatalysis Meets Hypervalent Iodine Chemistry for the α-Functionalization of Carbonyl Compounds.
Davinia Fernández González,Fides Benfatti, and Jérôme Waser
ChemCatChem 2012, 4, 955-958. DOI:10.1002/cctc.201200116. Green Access

2011

Cyclopropanes and Hypervalent Iodine Reagents: High Energy Compounds for Applications in Synthesis and Catalysis.
Davinia Fernandez Gonzalez, Filippo De Simone, Jonathan Brand, Stefano Nicolai and Jerome Waser
Chimia 2011, 65, 649-651.   DOI:10.2533/chimia.2011.649.    Green Access

Cyclization of Aminocyclopropanes in Indole Alkaloids Synthesis
Filippo De Simone and Jerome Waser
Synlett 2011,  589-593.   DOI:10.1055/s-0030-1259553.    Green Access

Benziodoxole-Based Hypervalent Iodine Reagents for Atom-Transfer Reactions
Jonathan P. Brand,  Davinia Fernandez Gonzalez,  Stefano Nicolai and Jerome Waser
Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 102-115.   DOI:10.1039/C0CC02265A.    Green Access

2009

Cyclization and Cycloaddition Reactions of Cyclopropyl Carbonyls and Imines
Filippo De Simone and Jerome Waser
Synthesis 2009, 3353-3374.   DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1216998    Green Access

Cyclization of Cyclopropyl Carbonyls and the Homo Nazarov Reaction
Filippo De Simone and Jerome Waser
Chimia 2009, 63, 162-167.   DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2009.162    Green Access