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Recent Publications    
   
2017
"Enantioselective cyclizations and cyclization cascades of samarium ketyl radicals" Kern, N.; Plesniak, M. P.; McDouall, J. J. W.; Procter, D. J. Nat. Chem. 2017, in press  

"Enantioselective copper catalysed, direct functionalisation of allenes via allyl copper intermediates" Pulis, A. P.; Yeung, K.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Sci. 2017, Advance article

 

"Selective construction of quaternary stereocentres in radical cyclisation cascades triggered by electron-transfer reduction of amide-type carbonyls" Huang, H-M.; Bonilla, P.; Procter, D. J. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 4159

Invited contribution to themed issue on Polycyclizations in Synthesis and Biosynthesis

 
"Regioselective synthesis of C3 alkylated and arylated benzothiophenes" Shrives, H. J.; Fernández-Salas, J. A.; Hedtke, C.; Pulis, A. P.; Procter, D. J. Nat. Commun. 2017, 8, 14801  

"Dearomatizing radical cyclizations and cyclization cascades triggered by electron-transfer reduction of amide-type carbonyls" Huang, H-M.; Procter, D. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 1661

 

 

"Reduction of selenoamides to amines using SmI2-H2O" Thurow, S.; Lenardao, E. J.; Just-Baringo, X.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 50

 

 

"Author profile: D. J. Procter"Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 5152

   
   
2016

"SmCp2-mediated cross-couplings of allyl and propargyl ethers with ketoesters and a telescoped approach to cycloheptanols" Plesniak, M. P.; Just-Baringo, X.; Ortu, F.; Mills, D. P.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 13503

 

 

 

"Metal-free C–H thioarylation of arenes using sulfoxides : A direct, general diaryl sulfide synthesis" Fernández-Salas, J. A.; Pulis, A. P.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 12364

 

 

"Selective synthesis of cyclooctanoids by radical cyclization of seven-membered lactones: Neutron diffraction study of the stereoselective deuteration of a chiral organosamarium intermediate" Just-Baringo, X.; Clark, J.; Gutmann, M. J.; Procter, D. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 12499

 

 

"Enantioselective generation of adjacent stereocenters in a copper-catalyzed three-component coupling of imines, allenes and diboranes" Yeung, K.; Ruscoe, R. E.; Rae, J.; Pulis, A. P.; Procter, D. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 11912

 

"Radical-radical cyclization cascades of barbiturates triggered by electron-transfer reduction of amide-type carbonyls" Huang, H.; Procter, D. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 7770

 

"Iron-mediated oxidative C-H coupling of arenes and alkenes directed by sulfur: an expedient route to dihydrobenzofurans" Cavanagh, C. W.; Aukland, M. H. Aukland, Q. Laurent, A. Hennessy, Procter, D. J. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2016, 14, 5286

Invited contribution to themed issue on Contemporary Synthetic Chemistry in Drug Discovery

 

 

"C-H coupling reactions directed by sulfoxides: teaching an old functional group new tricks" Pulis, A. P.; Procter, D. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 9842.

 

 

"Highly selective SmI2-H2O-promoted radical cyclisation of five-membered lactones" Just-Baringo, X.; Morrill, C.; Procter, D. J. Tetrahedron 2016, in press

Invited contribution to Tetrahedron Symposium in Print, "Organic Chemistry - more radical than ever before"

 

 

 

"The role of H2O in the electron transfer-activation of substrates using SmI2: insights from DFT" Zhao, X.; Perrin, L.; Procter, D. J.; Maron, L. Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 3706

 
"Metal-Free CH-CH-Type Cross-Coupling of Arenes and Alkynes Directed by a Multifunctional Sulfoxide group" Fernández-Salas, J. A.; Eberhart, A. J.; Procter, D. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 790  

 

 

 

"Copper-catalyzed borylative cross-coupling of allenes and imines: Selective three-component assembly of branched homoallyl amines" Rae, J.; Yeung, K.; McDouall, J. J. W.; Procter, D. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 1102

 

 

Sulfoxide-directed metal-free cross-couplings in the expedient synthesis of benzothiophene-based components of materials" Eberhart, A. J.; Shrives, H.; Zhang, Y.; Carrër, A.; Parry, A. V. S.; Tate, D. J.; Turner, M. L.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 1281

 

 

"Copper-catalyzed double additions and radical cyclization cascades in the re-engineering of the antibacterial pleuromutilin" Ruscoe, R. E.; Huang, H.; Flitsch, S.; Procter, D. J. Chem. –Eur. J. 2016, 22, 116

 

 

 
   
2015
"Overcoming synthetic challenges in target synthesis using SmI2: recent advances" Just-Baringo, X.; Yalavac, I.; Procter, D. J. Organomet. Chem. 2016, 40, 1  

"Cenp-E inhibitor GSK923295: novel synthetic route and use as a tool to generate aneuploidy" Bennett, A.; Bechi, B.; Tighe, A.; Thompson, S.; Procter, D. J.; Taylor, S. S. Oncotarget 2015, 6, 20921

 

 

 

 

"MYC Is a Major Determinant of Mitotic Cell Fate" Topham, C.; Tighe, A; Ly, P.; Bennett, A.; Sloss, O.; Nelson, L.; Ridgway, R. A.; Huels, D.; Littler, S.; Schandl, C.; Sun, Y.; Bechi, B.; Procter, D. J.; Sansom, O. J.; Cleveland, D. W.; Taylor, S. S. Cancer Cell, 2015, 28, 129

 

 

"Iron-mediated C-H Coupling of Arenes and Unactivated Terminal Alkenes Directed by Sulfur" Cavanagh, C. W.; Aukland, M. H.; Hennessy, A.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 9272  

 

"Sm(II)-Mediated Electron Transfer to Carboxylic Acid Derivatives: Development of Complexity Generating Cascades" Just-Baringo, X.; Procter, D. J. Acc. Chem. Res. 2015, 48, 1263

Invited Account

 

 

 

"Sulfoxide-Directed Metal-Free ortho-Propargylation of Aromatics and Heteroaromatics" Eberhart, A. J.; Shrives, H. J.; Álvarez, E.; Carrër, A.; Zhang, Y.; Procter, D. J. Chem. -Eur. J. 2015, 21, 7428

Hot paper, Cover art, Cover profile

 

 
 
   
2014
     
"Mechanism of SmI2/Amine/H2O-Promoted Chemoselective Reductions of Carboxylic Acid Derivatives (Esters, Acids, and Amides) to Alcohols" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Eberhart, A. J.; Procter,D. J. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 11988  

 

"Switching between Reaction Pathways by an Alcohol Cosolvent Effect: SmI2−Ethylene Glycol vs SmI2−H2O Mediated Synthesis of Uracils" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Sautier, B.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 5694

 

 

"Selective Synthesis of α,α-Dideuterio Alcohols by the Reduction of Carboxylic Acids Using SmI2 and D2O as Deuterium Source under SET
Conditions" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 5052

 

 

"SmI2-H2O-Mediated 5-exo/6-exo Lactone Radical Cyclisation Cascades" Yalavac, I.; Lyons, S. E.; Webb, M. R.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 12863

Invited contribution to web themed issue celebrating Richard Taylor's 65th birthday

 

"Cu(I)-NHC Catalyzed Silylation of Allenes: Diastereoselective Three Component Coupling with Aldehydes" Rae, J.; Hu, Y-C; Procter, D. J. Chem. -Eur. J. 2014, 20, 13143

Highlighted in Synfacts 2014, 10(12), 1313

 

 

"Ketyl-Type Radicals from Cyclic and Acyclic Esters are Stabilized by SmI2(H2O)n – The Role of SmI2(H2O)n in Post-Electron Transfer Steps" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 8459  

 

"Evaluating a Sodium Dispersion Reagent for the Bouveault-Blanc Reduction of Esters" An, J.; Work, N. D.; Kenyon, C.; Procter, D. J. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 6743

 

 

 

"Synthesis and Synthetic Chemistry of Pleuromutilin" Fazakerley, N. J.; Procter, D. J. Tetrahedron 2014, 70, 6911

 

 

 

"Mechanistic Investigation of the Selective Reduction of Meldrum's Acids to b-Hydroxy Acids using SmI2 and H2O" Szostak, M.; Lyons, S. E.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Commun. 2014, DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03216K

Invited contribution to web themed issue on 'Non-Innocent Ligands'

 

 
"Cross-Coupling Reactions Using Samarium(II) Iodide" Szostak, M.; Fazakerley, N. J.; Parmar, D.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Rev. 2014, 114, 5959.  

 

"A Sm(II)-Mediated Cascade Approach to Dibenzoindolo[3,2-b]carbazoles: Synthesis and Evaluation" Levick, M. T.; Grace, I.; Dai, S-Y.; Kasch, N.; Muryn, C.; Lambert, C.; Turner, M. L.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 2292.

Highlighted in Synfacts 2014, 10(7), 0694

 
"On the Role of Pre- and Post-Electron Transfer Steps in the SmI2/amine/H2O-Mediated Reduction of Esters: New Mechanistic Insights and Kinetic Studies" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. Chem. –Eur. J. 2014, 20, 4222.  
"Determination of the Effective Redox Potentials of SmI2, SmBr2, SmCl2, and their Complexes with Water by Reduction of Aromatic Hydrocarbons. Reduction of Anthracene and Stilbene by Samarium(II) Iodide–Water Complex" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 2522.  

"Highly Chemoselective Reduction of Amides (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary) to Alcohols using SmI2/Amine/H2O under Mild Conditions" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Eberhart, A. J.; Procter, D. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 2268.

Highlighted in Synfacts 2014, 10(5), 0527

 
"Structural analysis and reactivity of unusual tetrahedral intermediates enabled by SmI2-mediated reduction of barbituric acids: vinylogous N-acyliminium additions to α-hydroxy-N-acyl-carbamides" Szostak, M.; Sautier, B.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 2518  
"Electron Transfer Reduction of Nitriles Using SmI2–Et3N–H2O: Synthetic Utility and Mechanism" Szostak, M.; Sautier, B.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 1092.  
"Stereoselective Capture of N-Acyliminium Ions Generated from α-Hydroxy-N-acylcarbamides: Direct Synthesis of Uracils from Barbituric Acids Enabled by SmI2 Reduction" Szostak, M.; Sautier, B.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 452.  

"Cu(I)–NHC Catalyzed Asymmetric Silyl Transfer to Unsaturated Lactams and Amides" Pace, V.; Rae, J. P.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 476.

Highlighted in Synfacts 2014, 10(4), 0400

 
     
   
2013
     

"Substrate-Directable Electron Transfer Reactions. Dramatic Rate Enhancement in the Chemoselective Reduction of Cyclic Esters Using SmI2–H2O: Mechanism, Scope, and Synthetic Utility" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Choquette, K. A.; Flowers, II, R. A.; Procter, D. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 15702.

Highlighted in Synform

 
"Selective Reduction of Barbituric Acids Using SmI2/H2O: Synthesis, Reactivity, and Structural Analysis of Tetrahedral Adducts" Szostak, M.; Sautier, B.; Spain, M.; Behlendorf, M.; Procter, D. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 12559.  
"Recent advances in the chemoselective reduction of functional groups mediated by samarium(II) iodide: a single electron transfer approach" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2013, 42, 9155.  
"Nucleophilic ortho-Allylation of Pyrroles and Pyrazoles: An Accelerated Pummerer/Thio-Claisen Rearrangement Sequence" Eberhart, A. J.; Cicoira, C.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 3994.  

"Development of an additive-controlled, SmI2-mediated stereoselective sequence: Telescoped spirocyclisation, lactone reduction and Peterson elimination" Sautier, B.; Collins, K. D.; Procter, D. J. Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2013, 9, 1443.

Invited contribution to BJOC thematic series: "Organic Free Radical Chemistry", ed. Prof. Corey Stephenson

 

"Uncovering the Importance of Proton Donors in TmI2-Promoted Electron Transfer: Facile C-N Bond Cleavage in Unactivated Amides" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 7237.

Highlighted in Synfacts 2013, 9(9), 1001

Organic Chemistry Highlights

 
"SmI2-mediated couplings of a-amino acid derivatives. Formal synthesis of (-)-pumiliotoxin 251D and (+/-)-epiquinamide" Pinho, V. D.; Procter, D. J.; Burtoloso, A. C. B. Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 2434.  

"NHC-Cu(I) Catalysed Asymmetric Conjugate Silyl Transfer to Unstaurated Lactones: Application in Kinetic Resolution" Pace, V.; Rae, J. P.; Harb. H. Y.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 5150.

Highlighted in Synfacts 2013, 9(9), 983

 

"Total synthesis of (+)-pleuromutilin" Fazakerley, N. J.; Helm, M. D.; Procter, D. J. Chem. -Eur. J. 2013, 19, 6718.

Selected for Cover Art

Organic Chemistry Highlights

 
"Dihydropyrroloindoledione-based copolymers for organic electronics" Rumer, J. W.; Dai, S-Y.; Levick, M.; Kim, Y.; Madec, M-B.; Ashraf, R. S.; Huang, Z.; Rossbauer, S.; Schroeder, B.; Biniek, L.; Watkins, S. E.; Anthopoulos, T. D.; Janssen, R. A. J.; Durrant, J. R.; Procter, D. J.; McCulloch, I. J. Mater. Chem. C 2013, 1, 2711.  
"BPTs: thiophene-flanked benzodipyrrolidone conjugated polymers for ambipolar organic transistors" Rumer, J. W.; Levick, M.; Dai, S-Y.; Rossbauer, S.; Huang, Z.; Biniek, L.; Anthopoulos, T. D.; Durrant, J. R.; Procter, D. J.; McCulloch, I. Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 4465.  

"Nucleophilic ortho-propargylation of aryl sulfoxides: an interrrupted Pummerer/allenyl thio-Claisen rearrangement sequence" Eberhardt, A. J.; Procter, D. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 4008.

 
"Synthesis of two dihydropyrroloindoledione-based copolymers for organic electronics" Rumer, J. W.; Dai, Sheng-Yao; Levick, M.; Biniek, L.; Procter, D. J.; McCulloch, I. J. Polym. Sci. A Polym. Chem. 2013, 51, 1285.  

     
   
2012
     
"Phase Tag-Assisted Synthesis of Benzo[b]carbazole End-Capped Oligothiophenes" Levick, M. T.; Coote, S. C.; Grace, I.; Lambert, C.; Turner, M. L.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 5744  
"Beyond Samarium Diiodide: Vistas in Reductive Chemistry Mediated by Lanthanides(II)" Szostak, M.; Procter, D. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 9238.  

"Lactone radical cyclizations and cyclization cascades mediated by SmI2–H2O" Parmar, D.; Matsubara, H.; Price, K.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 12751.  

"Recent advances in the chemistry of SmI2–H2O" Sautier, B.; Procter, D. J. Chimia 2012, 66, 399.

Invited contribution to Special Issue. Selected for Cover Art

 

 

"A General Electron Transfer Reduction of Lactones Using SmI2–H2O" Szostak, M.; Collins, K. D.; Fazakerley, N. J.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 5820.

Invited contribution to "Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 10th Anniversary" Collection.

 
"Selective synthesis of 3-hydroxy acids from Meldrum’s acids using SmI2-H2O" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. Nat. Protocol 2012, 7, 970.  

"Preparation of Samarium(II) Iodide: Quantitative Evaluation of the Effect of Water, Oxygen, and Peroxide Content, Preparative Methods, and the Activation of Samarium Metal" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 3049.

 
"Electron transfer reduction of carboxylic acids using SmI2-H2O-Et3N" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 840.  
"SmI2-Mediated Carbonyl-Alkene Couplings for the Synthesis of Small Carbocyclic Rings" Harb, Y. H.; Procter, D. J. Synlett 2012, 23, 6.  
"Selective Reductive Transformations Using Samarium Diiodide-Water" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Parmar, D.; Procter, D. J. Chem Commun. 2012, 48, 330.  
"Radical Cyclization Cascades of Unsaturated Meldrum's Acid Derivatives" Sautier, B.; Lyons, S. E.; Webb, M. R.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 146.  
“Organic Synthesis Using Samarium Diiodide” Coote, S. C.; Flowers II, R. A.; Skrydstrup, T.; Procter, D. J. in Encyclopedia of Radicals in Chemistry, Biology and Materials 2012, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.    
     
   
2011
     

"Nucleophilic Ortho Allylation of Aryl and
Heteroaryl Sulfoxides" Eberhart, A. J.; Imbriglio, J. E.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 5882.

 

"Synthesis of the ABH rings of ecteinascidin 597 using a connective Pummerer-type cyclisation" Smith, L. H. S.; Nguyen, T. T.; Sneddon, H. F.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 10821.

 
"Electron transfer reduction of unactivated esters using SmI2-H2O" Szostak, M.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 10254.  

 

 

"Concise Syntheses of Strychnine and Englerin A: the Power of Reductive Cyclizations Triggered by Samarium Iodide for the Rapid Assembly of Old and New Targets" Szostak, M.; Procter, D. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 7737.  

 

"Exploiting Sm(II) and Sm(III) in SmI2-initiated reaction cascades: application in a tag removal-cyclisation approach to spirooxindole scaffolds" Coote, S. C.; Quenum S.; Procter , D. J. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2011, 9, 5104.  

 

"Reductive Cyclization Cascades of Lactones Using SmI2–H2O" Parmar, D.; Price, K.; Spain, M.; Matsubara, H.;Bradley, P. A.; Procter, D. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 2418.
 

 

 

"A stereoselective, Sm(II)–mediated approach to decorated cis–hydrindanes: synthetic studies on faurinone and pleuromutilin" Findley, T. J. K.; Sucunza, D.; Miller, L. C.; Helm, M. D.; Helliwell, M.; Davies, D. T.; Procter, D. J. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2011, 9, 2433.

Invited contribution to the Athel Beckwith Special issue.

 
     
   
2010
     

"Product Class 17: Acyclic Hemiacetals, Lactols, and Carbonyl Hydrates" Coote, S. C.; Smith, L. H. S.; Procter, D. J. Science of Synthesis Section 29.17, Thieme, Volume Update Editor, Procter, D. J. 2010, 417.

Invited Volume Update Editor

   

 

"Product Class 18: 1,1–Diacyloxy compounds" Smith, L. H. S.; Coote, S. C.; Procter, D. J. Science of Synthesis Section 29.18, Thieme, Volume Update Editor, Procter, D. J. 2010, 475.

Invited Volume Update Editor

   
"SmI2–mediated radical cyclizations directed by a C−Si bond" Harb, H. Y.; Collins, K. D.; Garcia Altur, J. V.; Bowker, S.; Campbell, L.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 5446.  

 

 

 

"Dynamic Ligand Exchange in Reactions of Samarium Diiodide" Sadasivam, D. V.; Teprovich Jr, J. A.; Procter, D. J.; Flowers II, R. A. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 4140.

 

 

 

 

“Selective reductions of cyclic 1,3-diesters using SmI2 and H2O” Collins, K. D.; Oliveira, J. M.; Guazzelli, G.; Sautier, B.; De Grazia, S.; Matsubara, H.; Helliwell, M.; Procter, D. J. Chem. –Eur. J. 2010, 16, 10240.  

 

 

“A Stereoselective Cyclization Cascade Mediated by SmI2-H2O: Synthetic Studies towards Stolonidiol” Baker, T. M.; Sloan, L. A.; Choudhury, L. H.; Murai, M.; Procter, D. J. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2010, 21, 1246.

Invited contribution to the Henri Kagan Special issue.

 

 

 

"Beyond the Pummerer Reaction: Recent Developments in Thionium Ion Chemistry" Smith, L. H. S.; Coote, S. C.; Sneddon, H. F.; Procter, D. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 5832.  

 

 

     
   
2009
     

 

"Organic Synthesis using Samarium Diiodide: A Practical Guide" Procter, D. J.; Flowers, R. A., II; Skrydstrup, T. RSC Publishing 2009.

 

   
"A dialdehyde cyclization cascade in an approach to pleuromutilin" Helm, M. D.; Da Silva, M.; Sucunza, D.; Findley, T. J. K.; Procter, D. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 9315.  

 

 

 

"SmI2–mediated dialdehyde ‘radical then aldol’ cyclization cascades: a feasibility study" Helm, M. D.; Da Silva, M.; Sucunza, D.; Helliwell,M.; Procter, D. J. Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 10816.

Special issue, "Electron transfer reagents in organic synthesis". Edited by D. J. Procter and R. A. Flowers, II

 

 
"Studies on the mechanism, selectivity and synthetic utility of lactone reduction using SmI2 and H2O" Parmar, D.; Duffy, L. A.; Sadasivam, D. V.; Matsubara, H.; Bradley, P. A.; Flowers II, R. A.; Procter, D. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 15467.  

 

“Linker units cleaved by radical processes” Guazzelli, G.; Miller, M.; Procter, D. J. In Linker Strategies In Solid–Phase Organic Synthesis, Ed. Peter J. H. Scott, Wiley, 2009, Chapter 15, 419.

Invited contribution

   

 

"Selective reductions of cyclic 1,3–diesters using SmI2 and H2O" Guazzelli, G.; De Grazia, S.; Collins, K. D.; Matsubara, H.; Spain, M.; Procter, D. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 7214.

 

 

 

 

"Intramolecular aryl transfer to thionium ions in an approach to α-arylacetamides" Ovens, C.;, Vogel, J. C.; Martin, N. G.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Commun. 2009, 3101.  

 

 

"SmI2–mediated dialdehyde cyclization cascades" Helm, M. D.; Sucunza, D.; Da Silva, M.; Helliwell, M.; Procter, D. J. Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 3224.

Invited contribution to the 50th Anniversary special issue

 

 

 

"Formation of N–heterocycles by the reaction of thiols with glyoxamides: Exploring a connective Pummerer-type cyclisation” Miller, M.; Vogel, J.; Tsang, W.; Merrit, A.; Procter, D. J. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2009, 7, 589.

 

 

 

 

     
   
2008
     

“An asymmetric, SmI2–mediated approach to g–butryolactones using a new, fluorous-tagged auxiliary“ Vogel, J.; Butler, R.; Procter. D. J. Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 11876.

Invited contribution to a special issue “Modern Radical Methodology In Organic Synthesis”

 

 

 

 

“A samarium(II)–mediated, stereoselective cyclization for the synthesis of spirocyclic lactams” Guazzelli, G.; Duffy, L. A. Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 4291.  

 

 

“A flexible, stereoselective approach to the decorated cis–hydrindane skeleton: synthesis of the proposed structure of faurinone" Findley, T. J. K.; Sucunza, D.; Miller, L. C.; Davies, D. T.; Procter, D. J. Chem.–Eur. J. 2008, 14, 6862.  

 

 

“Synthesis and reactions of the pestalotiopsin skeleton” Baker, T. M.; Edmonds, D. J.; Hamilton, D.; O’Brien, C. J.; Procter, D. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 5631.  

 

 

“Total Synthesis of (-)-Martinellic Acid via Radical Addition-Cyclization-Elimination Reaction” Shirai, A.; Miyata, O.; Tohnai, N.; Miyata, M.; Naito, T.; Procter, D. J.; Sucunza, D. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 4464.

 

   
“Methanolysis of Tetraphenylborate (BPh4-) as a reaction unit in halotris(2,4-petadianato) complexes of Zr(IV) and Hf(IV)” Mlondo, S. N.; O’Brien, P.; Thomas, P. J.; Helliwell, M.; Raftery, J.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Commun. 2008, 2456.    
“A dearomatizing, thionium ion cyclization for the synthesis of functionalized, azaspirocyclic cyclohexadienones” Ovens, C.; Martin, N. G.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 1441.  

 

 

“Samarium(II)–mediated linker cleavage–cyclization in fluorous synthesis: reactions of samarium enolates” James, K. M.; Willetts, N.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 1203.  

 

 

“A Ring Size-Selective Reduction of Lactones Using SmI2 and H2O” Duffy, L. A.; Matsubara, H.; Procter, D. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 1136.

Highlighted in Org. Proc. Res. Dev. 2008, 12, 358-368.

 

 

 

“Samarium enolates and their application in organic synthesis” Rudkin, I. M.; Miller, L. C.; Procter, D. J. Organomet. Chem. 2008, 34, 19.    
     
   
pre-2008
     
"Application of a Sm(II)-mediated spirocyclization in an asymmetric approach to the cyclopentanol motif of stolonidiol" Sloan, L. A.; Baker, T.; Macdonald, S. J. F.; Procter, D. J. Synlett 2007, 3155.  

 

 

“Synthesis and evaluation of a new polymer–supported pseudoephedrine auxiliary for asymmetric alkylations on solid phase” McGhee, A. M.; Kizirian, J–C.; Procter, D. J. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2007, 5, 1021.  

 

 

"A Fluorous, Pummerer Cyclative–Capture Strategy for the Synthesis of N–Heterocycles" McAllister, L. A.; McCormick, R. A.; James, K. M.; Brand, S.; Willetts, N.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Eur J. 2007, 13, 1032.  

 

 

"Exploring a new, connective Pummerer reaction: formation of oxindoles by the reaction of thiols with glyoxamides" Miller, M.; Tsang, W.; Merritt, A.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Commun. 2007, 498.  

 

 

"Solid Phase Approaches to N-heterocycles using a sulfur linker cleaved using SmI2" McAllister, L. A.; Turner, K. L.; Brand, S.; Stefaniak, M.; Procter, D. J. J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 6497.  

 

 

“Lanthanide Reagents in Solid Phase Synthesis” Sloan, L. A.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2006, 35, 1221.  

 

 

“Developing New Cleavage Strategies in a Fluorous Phase Pummerer Cyclative–Capture Approach for the Synthesis of N–Heterocycles” McCormick, R. A.; James, K. M.; Willetts, N.; Procter, D. J. QSAR Comb. Sci. 2006, 25, 709.

Invited contribution to a special issue on fluorous chemistry

 

   

"Radical Chemistry on Solid Support" McGhee, A. M. and Procter, D. J. Topp. Curr. Chem. 2006, 264, 93.

Invited contribution to a special issue on radical chemistry

   
"A solid phase approach to tetrahydroquinolones using a sulfur linker cleaved by SmI2" Turner, K. L.; Baker, T. M.; Islam, S.; Procter, D. J.; Stefaniak, M. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 329.  

 

 

"Sulfide and selenide–base linkers in phase tag–assisted synthesis" McAllister, L. A.; McCormick, R. A.; Procter, D. J. Tetrahedron 2005, 61, 11527.  

 

 

“Evaluation of a new linker system cleaved using samarium(II) iodide. Application in the solid phase synthesis of carbonyl compounds" F. McKerlie, F.; Rudkin, I. M.; Wynne, G.; and Procter, D. J. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2005, 3, 2805.  

 

 

"A fluorous-phase Pummerer cyclative-capture strategy for the synthesis of nitrogen heterocycles" McAllister, L. A.; McCormick, R. A.; Brand, S.; Procter, D. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 452.  

 

 

“The samarium(II)-mediated intermolecular couplings of ketones and b-alkoxyacrylates: A short asymmetric synthesis of an antifungal g-butyrolactone” Kerrigan, N. J.; Upadhyay, T.; Procter, D. J. Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 9087.  

 

 

“Development of a solid-phase 'asymmetric resin-capture - release' process: Application of an ephedrine chiral resin in an approach to g-butyrolactones” Kerrigan, N. J.; Hutchison, P. C.; Heightman, T. D.; Procter, D. J. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2004, 2476.

 

 

 

"Samarium(II) iodide-mediated cyclizations in natural product synthesis" Edmonds, D. J.; Johnston, D.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Rev. 2004, 104, 3371.  

 

 

“Application of a recyclable pseudoephedrine resin in asymmetric alkylations on solid phase”
Hutchison, P. C.; Heightman, T. D.; Procter, D. J. J. Org. Chem. 2004, 790.
 

 

 

"Switching between novel samarium(II)-mediated cyclizations by a simple change in alcohol cosolvent”
Hutton, T. K.; Muir, K. W.; Procter, D. J.
Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 4811.
 

 

 

"The first Pummerer cyclisations on solid phase. Convenient construction of oxindoles enabled by a sulfur-link to resin"
McAllister, L. A.; Brand, S.; de Gentile, R.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Commun. 2003, 2380.
 

 

 

"Application of an ephedrine chiral linker in a solid-phase, 'asymmetric catch-release' approach to g-butyrolactones"
Kerrigan, N. J.; Hutchison, P. C.; Heightman, T. D.; Procter, D. J. Chem. Commun. 2003, 1402.
 

 

 

"The Remarkable Effect of co-solvent on a Samarium(II)-mediated 4-exo-trig Cyclisation: Further Synthetic Studies on Pestalotiopsin A"
Edmonds, D. J.; Muir, K. W.; Procter, D. J. J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68 ,3190.
 

 

 

"The first synthetic studies on pestalotiopsin A. A stereocontrolled approach to the functionalised bicyclic core" Johnston, D.; Couché, E.; Edmonds, D. J.; Muir, K.; Procter, D. J. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2003, 1, 328.  

 

 

"Evaluation of a pseudoephedrine linker for asymmetric alkylations on solid phase" Hutchison, P. C.; Heightman, T. D.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 4583.  

 

 

"Samarium(II)-Mediated Reactions of g,d -Unsaturated Ketones. Cyclization and Fragmentation Processes" Hutton, T. K.; Muir, K.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2002, ,4, 2345.  

 

 

"Reduction of a-aryloxy carbonyl compounds with samarium(II) iodide. A new traceless linker for the solid phase synthesis of carbonyl compounds"
McKerlie, F.; Procter, D. J.; Wynne, G. Chem. Commun. 2002, 584.

 

 

 

 

"Samarium(II)-Mediated 4-exo-trig cyclization. A Stereocontrolled Approach to the Core of Pestalotiopsin A" Johnston, D.; Francon, N.; Edmonds, D. J.; Procter, D. J. Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 2001.

 

 

 

 

“The synthesis of thiols, selenols, sulfides, selenides, sulfoxides, selenoxides, sulfones and selenones” Procter, D. J. J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 2001, 335.    
"Convenient preparation of ytterbium(III) chalcogenolate complexes by insertion of ytterbium into chalcogen-chalcogen bonds. Application in the ring-opening of epoxides" Dowsland, J.; McKerlie, F.; Procter, D. J. Tetrahedron Lett. 2000, 41, 4923.  

 

 

"Samarium(II)-mediated 4-exo-trig cyclisations of unsaturated aldehydes. A stereoselective approach to functionalised cyclobutanols" Johnston, D.; McCusker, C. F.; Muir, K.; Procter, D. J. J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 2000, 681.

 

 

 

 

“The synthesis of thiols, selenols, sulfides, selenides, sulfoxides, selenoxides, sulfones and selenones” Procter, D. J. J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 2000, 835.

 

   
“The synthesis of thiols, selenols, sulfides, selenides, sulfoxides, selenoxides, sulfones and selenones” Procter, D. J. J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1  1999, 641.  

 

 

 

“Samarium(II)-Mediated 4-exo trig Ketyl-Olefin Cyclisation of Unsaturated Aldehydes. A General, Stereoselective Synthesis of Functionalised Cyclobutanols” Johnston, D.; McCusker, C. M.; Procter, D. J. Tetrahedron Lett. 1999 , 40, 4913.  

 

 

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