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Recent Publications

Check, C. T.; Jang, K. P.; Schwamb, C. B.; Wong, A. S.; Wang, M. H.; Scheidt, K. A. “Ferrocene-Based Planar Chiral Imidazopyridinium Salts for Catalysis,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, Accepted.

McDonald, B. R.; Nibbs, A. E.; Scheidt, K. A. “A Biomimetic Strategy to Access the Silybins: Total Synthesis of (—)-Isosilybin A,” Org. Lett. 2014, Article ASAP.

Hovey, M. T.; Check, C. T.; Sipher, A. F.; Scheidt, K. A. “N-Heterocyclic-Carbene-Catalyzed Synthesis of 2-Aryl Indoles” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 36, 9757–9761.

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Group News

Ben and Antoinette's manuscript on the biomimetic synthesis of (—)-Isosilybin A appears in Organic Letters as an Editor's Choice article. Nicely done!

Our report on a cooperative N-heterocyclic carbene/palladium catalysis system appears in Chemical Science.

Our report on a NHC-catalyzed synthesis of 2-aryl indoles appears in Angewante Chemie International Edition.

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