Erik Alexanian and co-workers have reported in JACS on a palladium catalyzed C-H arylation from alkyl halides.
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Posted by naturalproductman on March 5, 2015
Matthew Gaunt and co-workers at the University of Cambridge have reported in ACIE on the synthesis of dictyodendrin B.
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.