Publications

  1. Synthesis of novel analogs of aromatic peptide nucleic acids (APNAs) with modified conformational and electrostatic properties
    L D. Fader, E. L. Myers, Y. S. Tsantrizos
    Tetrahedron, 2004, 60 (10):2235–2246. DOI

  2. BF3 OEt2 and TMSOTf: A synergistic Combination of Lewis acids
    E. L. Myers, C. P. Butts, V. K. Aggarwal
    Chemical Communications, 2006, (42):4434-4436. DOI

  3. Reactions of iminium ions with Michael acceptors through a Morita-Baylis-Hillman-type reaction: enantiocontrol and applications in synthesis
    E. L. Myers, J. G. de Vries, V. K. Aggarwal
    Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2007, 46 (11):1893-1896. DOI

  4. A new manifold for the Morita reaction: Diene synthesis from simple aldehydes and acrylates/acrylonitrile mediated by phosphines
    A. Palmelund, E. L. Myers, L. R. Tai, S. Tisserand, C. P. Butts, V. K. Aggarwal
    Chemical Communications, 2007, (40):4128-4130. DOI

  5. Chalcogenides as Organocatalysts
    E. M. McGarrigle, E. L. Myers, O. Illa, M. A. Shaw, S. L. Riches, V. K. Aggarwal
    Chemical Reviews, 2007, 107 (12):5841-5883. DOI

  6. A phosphine-mediated conversion of azides into diazo compounds
    E. L. Myers, R. T. Raines
    Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 2009, 48 (13):2359-2363. DOI

  7. Preparation of Diazo and Diazonium Compounds
    E. L. Myers, R. T. Raines
    US Patent 20130203974 A1, DOI

  8. Selected Diastereoselective Reactions: Electrocyclizations
    E. L. Myers, D. Trauner
    Comprehensive Chirality (Eds.: E. M. Carreira, H. Yamamoto, J. Mulzer), Vol. 2, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Oxford, Waltham, pp. 563-562. DOI

  9. Total Synthesis of the Proposed Structure of Trichodermatide A
    E. L. Myers, E. Herrero-Gómez I. Albrecht, J. Lachs, P. Mayer, M. Hanni, C. Ochsenfeld, D. Trauner
    Journal Of Organic Chemistry, 2014, 79 (20):9812-9817. DOI

  10. Synthesis of 3-Aryl-1-aminopropane Derivatives: Lithiation-Borylation-Ring-Opening of Azetidinium Ions
    G. Casoni, E. L. Myers, V. K. Aggarwal
    Synthesis, 2016, 48 (19):3241-3253. DOI

  11. Regio- and Stereoselective Homologation of 1,2-Bis(Boronic Esters): Stereocontrolled Synthesis of 1,3-Diols and Sch 725674
    A. Fawcett, D. Nitsch, M. Ali, J. Bateman, E. L. Myers, V. K. Aggarwal
    Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 2016, 55 (47):14663-14667. DOI

  12. Enantiospecific Alkynylation of Alkylboronic Esters
    Y. Wang, A. Noble, E. L. Myers, V. K. Aggarwal
    Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 2016, 55 (13):4270-4274. DOI

  13. Full chirality transfer in the synthesis of hindered tertiary boronic esters under in situ lithiation– borylation conditions
    D. J. Blair, S. Zhong, M. J. Hesse, N. Zabaleta, E. L. Myers, V. K. Aggarwal
    Chemical Communications, 2016, 52, 5289-5292. DOI

  14. α-Sulfinyl Benzoates as Precursors to Li and Mg Carbenoids for the Stereoselective Iterative Homologation of Boronic Esters
    G. Casoni, M. Kucukdisli, J. M. Fordham, M. Burns, E. L. Myers, V. K. Aggarwal
    Journal Of The American Chemical Society, 2017, 139 (34):11877-11886. DOI

  15. Asymmetric Synthesis of Secondary and Tertiary Boronic Esters
    B. S. L. Collins, C. M. Wilson, E. L. Myers, V. K. Aggarwal
    Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 2017, 56 (39):11700-11733. DOI

  16. Synergy of synthesis, computation and NMR reveals correct baulamycin structures
    J. Wu, P. Lorenzo, S. Zhong, M. Ali, C. P. Butts, E. L. Myers, V. K. Aggarwal
    Nature, 2017, 547 (7664):436-440. DOI

  17. Photoinduced Decarboxylative Borylation of Carboxylic Acids
    A. Fawcett, J. Pradeilles, Y. Wang, T. Mutsuga, E. L. Myers, V. K. Aggarwal
    Science (Washington, DC, United States), 2017, 357 (6348):283-286. DOI

  18. Enantiospecific Synthesis of ortho-Substituted Benzylic Boronic Esters by a 1,2-Metalate Rearrangement/1,3-Borotropic Shift Sequence
    S. Aichhorn, R. Bigler, E. L. Myers, V. K. Aggarwal
    Journal Of The American Chemical Society, 2017, 139 (28):9519-9522. DOI

  19. Enantioselective Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed Markovnikov Hydroboration of Unactivated Terminal Alkenes
    J. R. Smith, B. S. L. Collins, M. J. Hesse, M. A. Graham, E. L. Myers, V. K. Aggarwal
    Journal Of The American Chemical Society, 2017, 139, 9148-9151. DOI

  20. Iterative Assembly-line Synthesis of Polypropionates with Full Stereocontrol
    T. Bootwicha, J. M. Feilner, E. L. Myers, Varinder K. Aggarwal
    Nature Chemistry, 2017, 9 (9):896-902. DOI

  21. Selective Uni- and Bidirectional Homologation of Diborylmethane
    D. J. Blair, D. Tanini, J. M. Bateman, H. K. Scott, E. L. Myers, Varinder K. Aggarwal
    Chemical Science, 2017, 8 (4):2898-2903. DOI

  22. Stereodivergent Olefination of Enantioenriched Boronic Esters
    R. Armstrong, C. García-Ruiz, E. L. Myers, V. K. Aggarwal
    Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 2017, 56 (3):786-790. DOI

  23. The Story behind Synergy of Synthesis, Computation, and NMR Reveals Correct Baulamycin Structures
    P. Lorenzo, C. Butts, E. L. Myers, V. K. Aggarwal
    Biochemistry, 2017, 56 (47):6177–6178. DOI