Publications

Selected Publications:

“Concise and Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (−)-Mehranine, (−)-Methylenebismehranine, and Related Aspidosperma Alkaloids.” Mewald, M.; Medley, J. W.; Movassaghi, M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 11634-11639.

“Pd(II)-Catalyzed meta-C–H Olefination, Arylation, and Acetoxylation of Indolines Using a U-Shaped Template.” Yang, G.; Lindovska, P.; Zhu, D.; Kim, J.; Wang, P.; Tang, R.-Y.; Movassaghi, M.; Yu, J.-Q. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 10807-10813.

“Total Synthesis, Stereochemical Assignment, and Biological Activity of All Known (−)-Trigonoliimines.” Han, S.; Morrison, K. C.; Hergenrother, P. J.; Movassaghi, M. J. Org. Chem. (Feature Article) 2014, 79, 473-486.

“Application of Diazene-Directed Fragment Assembly to the Total Synthesis and Stereochemical Assignment of (+)-Desmethyl-meso-chimonanthine and Related Heterodimeric Alkaloids ” Lathrop, S. P.; Movassaghi, M. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 333-340.

“Synthesis and Anticancer Activity of all known (−)-Agelastatin Alkaloids.” Han, S.; Siegel, D. S.; Morrison, K. C.; Hergenrother, P. J.; Movassaghi, M. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 11970-11984.

“Concise Total Synthesis of (+)-Bionectins A and C” Coste, A.; Kim, J.; Adams, T. C.; Movassaghi, M. Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 3191-3197.

“Synthesis and Anticancer Activity of Epipolythiodiketopiperazine Alkaloids ” Boyer, N.; Morrison, K. C.; Kim, J.; Hergenrother, P. J.; Movassaghi, M. Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 1646-1657.

“Concise Total Synthesis of (+)-Gliocladins B and C.” Boyer, N.; Movassaghi, M. Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 1798-1803.

“A Concise and Versatile Double-Cyclization Strategy for the Highly Stereoselective Synthesis and Arylative Dimerization of Aspidosperma Alkaloids.” Medley, J. W.; Movassaghi, M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 4572-4576.

“Concise Total Synthesis and Stereochemical Revision of (+)-Naseseazines A and B: Regioselective Arylative Dimerization of Diketopiperazine Alkaloids.” Kim, J.; Movassaghi, M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 14940-14943.

“Directed Heterodimerization: Stereocontrolled Assembly via Solvent-Caged Unsymmetrical Diazene Fragmentation.” Movassaghi, M.; Ahmad, O. K.; Lathrop, S. P. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 13002-13005.

“Concise Total Synthesis and Stereochemical Revision of all (−)-Trigonoliimines.” Han, S.; Movassaghi, M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 10768-10771.

“General Approach to Epipolythiodiketopiperazine Alkaloids: Total Synthesis of (+)-Chaetocins A and C and (+)-12,12'-Dideoxychetracin A.” Kim, J.; Movassaghi, M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 14376-14378.

“Total Synthesis of All (–)-Agelastatin Alkaloids.” Movassaghi, M.; Siegel, D. S.; Han, S. Chemical Science 2010, 1, 561-566.

“Total Synthesis of (-)-Himandrine.” Movassaghi, M.; Tjandra, M.; Qi, J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 9648-9650.

“Total Synthesis of (+)-11,11'-Dideoxyverticillin A.” Kim, J.; Ashenhurst, J. A.; Movassaghi, M. Science 2009, 324, 238-241.

“Stereospecific Palladium-Catalyzed Entry to Monoalkyl Diazenes for Mild Allylic Reduction.” Movassaghi, M.; Ahmad, O. K. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 8909-8912.

“Concise Total Synthesis of (+)-WIN 64821 and ()-Ditryptophenaline.” Movassaghi, M.; Schmidt, M. A.; Ashenhurst, J. A. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 1485-1487.

Efficient and Stereoselective Dimerization of Pyrroloindolizine Derivatives Inspired by a Hypothesis for the Biosynthesis of Complex Myrmicarin Alkaloids.” Movassaghi, M.; Ondrus, A. E.; Chen, B. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 10065-10074.

“Direct Synthesis of Pyridine Derivatives.” Movassaghi, M.; Hill, M. D.; Ahmad, O. K. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 10096-10097.

“Concise Total Synthesis of ()-Calycanthine, (+)-Chimonanthine, and (+)-Folicanthine.” Movassaghi, M.; Schmidt, M. A. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 3725-3728.

“Stereoselective Intermolecular Formal [3+3] Cycloaddition Reaction of Cyclic Enamines and Enones.” Movassaghi, M.; Chen, B. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 565-568.

“Single-Step Synthesis of Pyrimidine Derivatives.” Movassaghi, M.; Hill, M. D. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 14254-14255.

“Enantioselective Total Synthesis of ()-Acylfulvene and ()-Irofulven.” Movassaghi, M.; Piizzi, G.; Siegel, D. S.; Piersanti, G. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 5859-5863.

“Total Synthesis and Absolute Stereochemical Assignment of (+)- and ()-Galbulimima Alkaloid 13.” Movassaghi, M.; Hunt, D. K.; Tjandra, M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 8126-8127.

 

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