Eiichi Nakamura and co-workers at the University of Tokyo have reported in JACS on an iron catalyzed C-sp2-H to organoboron cross coupling reaction.
Posted by naturalproductman on August 30, 2014
Phil Baran and co-workers have reported in JACS on the syntheses of steviol, hetidine, and isoatisine.
Posted by naturalproductman on May 6, 2014
Another Houk collaboration – this time with Grubbs’ lab. They studied the mechanism of the carboxylate assisted C-H activation of the metathesis catalyst. The SDD basis set was used to approximate the orbitals of ruthenium in this report.
Posted by naturalproductman on February 19, 2014
Thomas Maimone and colleague have reported in ACIE on the synthesis of podophyllotoxin.