“Exploring (Ph2PCH2CH2)2E ligand space (E = O, S, PPh) in Rh(I) alkene complexes as potential hydroacylation catalysts”, S. D. Pike, R. J. Pawley, A. B. Chaplin, A. L. Thompson, J. A. Hooper, M. C. Willis and A.S. Weller* Eur. J. Inorg. Chem2011, 5558 - 5565. (doi: 10.1002/ejic.201100958).


“An alkyne hydroacylation route to highly substituted furans”, Philip Lenden, David A. Entwistle and Michael C. Willis, Angew. Chem. Ind. Ed201150, 10657–10660. (doi: 10.1002/anie.201105795). Selected by the Editors as a “Hot” article. Highlighted in Synfacts 2012, page 13).

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“DABCO-bis(sulfur dioxide), DABSO, as a convenient source of sulfur dioxide for organic synthesis: Utility in sulfonamide and sulfamide preparation”, Holly Woolven, Carlos González-Rodríguez, Isabel Marco, Amber L. Thompson and Michael C. Willis, Org. Lett201113, 4876–4878. (doi: 10.1021/ol201957n)

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“Catalytic enantioselective total synthesis of hodgkinsine B”, Robert H. Snell, Robert L. Woodward and Michael C. Willis, Angew. Chem Int. Ed201150, 9116-9119. (doi: 10.1002/anie.201103864)

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“Replacing dichloroethane as a solvent for rhodium-catalysed intermolecular alkyne hydroacylation reactions: The utility of propylene carbonate”, Philip Lenden, Paul M. Ylioja, Carlos González-Rodríguez, David A. Entwistle and Michael C. Willis, Green Chem201113, 1980-1982. (doi: 10.1039/C1GC15293A)

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“Rhodium-catalyzed branched-selective alkyne hydroacylation: A ligand controlled regioselectivity switch”, Carlos González-Rodríguez, Rebekah J. Pawley, Adrian B. Chaplin, Amber L. Thompson, Andrew S. Weller and Michael C. Willis, Angew. Chemie Int. Ed201150, 5134–5138. (doi: 10.1002/anie.201100956)

67 ga


O-Substituted alkyl aldehydes for rhodium-catalyzed intermolecular alkyne hydroacylation: The utility of methylthiomethyl-ethers”, Scott R. Parsons, Joel F. Hooper and Michael C. Willis, Org. Lett201113, 998-1000. (doi: 10.1021/ol1030662)

66 ga


“Rhodium-catalyzed enantioselective intermolecular hydroacylation reactions”, Carlos González-Rodríguez and Michael C. Willis, Pure and Applied Chemistry 201185, 577- 585. (doi: 10.1351/PAC-CON-10-09-23)


“Palladium- and copper-catalyzed aryl halide amination, etherification and thioetherification reactions in the synthesis of aromatic heterocycles”, Jessie E. R. Sadig and Michael C. Willis, Synthesis 2011, 1-22. (doi: 10.1055/s-0030-1258294)

63 ga