Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Li's Publications

9) Li, W.; Wimmer, L.; Zhu, S.; MacMillan, D. W. C. “Highly Diastereoselective α-Amination via Dynamic Kinetic Resolution” Submitted.

8) Zuo, Z.; Cong, H.; Li, W.; Choi, J.; Fu, G.; MacMillan, D. W. C.  “Enantioselective Decarboxylative Arylation of a-Amino Acids via the Merger of Photoredox and Nickel Catalysis”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 1832.

7) Evans, R. W.; Zbieg, J. R.; Zhu, S.; Li, W.; MacMillan, D. W. C. “A Simple Mechanism for the Direct α- Amination of Carbonyls via Oxidative Copper Catalysis: A One-Step Synthesis of Plavix” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 16074.  The most read J. Am. Chem. Soc. article in 2013.

6) Miller, Z. D.; Li, W.; Belderrain, T. R.; Montgomery, J. “Regioselective Allene Hydrosilylation Catalyzed by NHC Complexes of Nickel and Palladium” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 15282.

5) Li, W.; Montgomery, J. “Ligand-Guided Pathway in Nickel-Catalyzed Couplings of Enals and Alkynes” Chem. Comm. 2012, 48, 1114.

4) Li, W.; Chen, N.; Montgomery, J. “Regioselective Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings of Enones and Allenes” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 8712.

3) Li, W.; Herath, A.; Montgomery, J. “Evolution of Efficient Strategies for Enone-Alkyne and Enal-Alkyne Reductive Couplings” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 17024.

2) Herath, A.; Li, W.; Montgomery, J. “Fully Intermolecular Nickel-Catalyzed Three-Component Couplings via Internal Redox” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 469.

1) Pohlhaus, P. D.; Sanders, S. D.; Parsons, A. T.; Li, W.; Johnson, J. S. “Scope and Mechanism for Lewis Acid- Catalyzed Cycloadditions of Aldehydes and Donor-Acceptor Cyclopropanes: Evidence for a Stereospecific Intimate Ion Pair Pathway” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 8642. 

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