29. Intermolecular Allylic C-H Etherification of Internal Olefins

Taylor A. F. Nelson, Simon B. Blakey Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, DOI:10.1002/anie.201809863

28. Model Studies for the Total Synthesis of 11-Demethoxymyrtoidine and Myrtoidine

Amaan M. Kazerouni, Danny E. Mancheno, Simon B. Blakey Heterocycles (Special Issue Honoring Tohru Fukuyama). 2018

27. The Direct Acylation Polymerization (DarP) of Well-Defined Alternating Copolymers Based on 5,6-Dicyano[2,1,3]benzothiadiazole (DCBT)

Qinqin Shi, Wesley Tatum, Junxiang Zhang, Colleen Scott, T, Christine K. Luscombe, Seth R. Marder, Simon B. Blakey Asian J. Org. Chem. 2018, 7, 1419; DOI:10.3390/molecules22030922

26. Recent Developments in C-H Activation for Materials Science in the Center for Selective C-H Activation

Junxiang Zhang, Lauren J. Kang, Timothy C. Parker, Simon B. Blakey, Christine K. Luscombe, Seth R. Marder Molecules 2018, 23, 922; DOI:10.1002/ajoc.201800232

25. Regioselective Intermolecular Allylic C–H Amination of Disubstituted Olefins via Rh-π-allyl Intermediates

Jacob Burman, Simon B. Blakey, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 82, 10139; DOI:10.1002/anie.201707021

24. Intermediate-Sized Conjugated Donor Molecules for Organic Solar Cells: Comparison of Benzodithiophene and Benzobisthiazole-Based Cores

Siyuan Zhang, Junxiang Zhang, Maged Abdelsamie, Qinqin Shi, Yadong Zhang, Timothy C. Parker, Evgheni V. Jucov, Tatiana V. Timofeeva, Aram Amassian, Guillermo C. Bazan, Simon B. Blakey, Stephen Barlow, and Seth R. Marder Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 7880; DOI:10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02665

23. Synthesis and C−H Functionalization Chemistry of Thiazole-Semicoronenediimides (TsCDIs) and -Coronenediimides (TCDIs)

Qinqin Shi, Eric S. Andreansky, Seth R. Marder, Simon B. Blakey, J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 10139; DOI:10.1021/acs.joc.7b01604

22. Stereochemical Complexity in Oxocarbenium-Ion-Initiated Cascade Annulations for the Synthesis of the ABCD Core of Mattogrossine

Aidi Kong, Eric S. Andreansky, Simon B. Blakey, J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 4477; DOI:10.1021/acs.joc.7b00503

21. An Iminium Ion Cascade Annulation Strategy for the Synthesis of Akuammiline Alkaloid Pentacyclic Core Structures 

Eric S. Andreansky, Simon B. Blakey, Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 6492. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b03406

20. Total Synthesis of Malagashanine: A Chloroquine Potentiating Indole Alkaloid with Unusual Stereochemistry 

Aidi Kong, Danny E. Mancheno, Nadege, Boudet, Ricardo Delgado, Eric S. Andreansky, Simon B. Blakey, Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 697 DOI: 10.1039/c6sc03578g

Highlighted in Synfacts, 201612(12), 1229, DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1589453

19. KOtBu-Initiated Aryl C-H Iodination: A Powerful Tool for the Synthesis of High Electron Affinity Compounds


Qinqin Shi, Siyuan Zhang, Junxiang Zhang, Victoria F. Oswald, Aram Amassian, Seth R. Marder, Simon B. Blakey, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b12259

Highlighted in Synfacts, 201612(06), 0587, DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1562147

18. Ir(III)-bis(imidazolinyl)phenyl Catalysts for Enantioselective C-H Functionalization with Ethyl Diazoacetate

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Mace Weldy, N. Schafer, A. G.; Owens, C. P.; Herting, C. J.; Varela-Alvarez, A.; Chen, S.; Niemeyer, Z.; Musaev, D. J.; Sigman, M. S.; Davies, H. M. L.; Blakey, S. B. Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 3142 DOI 10.1039/C6SC00190D

Highlighted in Synfacts, 201612(08), 0817, DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1562660

17. Cobalt Catalyzed sp3 C–H Amination Utilizing Aryl Azides

17. ChemSci Co Azide Graphical Abstract

Villanueva, O.; Mace Weldy, N.; Blakey, S. B.; MacBeth, C. E. Chem. Sci. 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5SC01162K

16. Ir-Catalyzed Enantioselective Group Transfer Reactions

16. ChemSocRev-Ir

Schafer, A. G.; Blakey, S. B. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00354G

15. Expanding the Carbene C–H Insertion Toolbox

15. ChemcatchemTOC graphic

Morton, D.; Blakey, S. B. Chem. Cat. Chem. 20157, 577

14. A C-H Functionalization Protocol for the Direct Synthesis of Benzobisthiazole Derivatives

Pub 14

Bon, J. L.; Feng, D.; Marder, S. R.; Blakey, S. B. J. Org. Chem. 201479, 7766,  DOI: 10.1021/jo501416j

13. Iridium(III)-bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Catalysts for Enantioselective C-H Functionalization

Pub 13

Owens C. P.; Varela-Álvarez, A.; Boyarskikh, V.; Musaev, D. G.; Davies, . M. L.; Blakey S. B. Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 2590

12. Unveiling Latent α-Iminocarbene Reactivity from Alkynes Through Oxidative Amination/Intermolecular Cascade Reactions

Pub 12

Mace, N.; Thornton, A. R.; Blakey, S. B. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201352, 5836

11. Insight into Mechanistic Features of Ruthenium(II)-Pybox-Catalyzed C–H Amination

Pub 11

Musaev, D. G.; Blakey, S. B. Organometallics 2012, 31, 4950

10. Intramolecular Olefin Diamination for the Stereoselective Synthesis of 3-Aminopiperidines

Pub 10

Kong, A.; Blakey, S. B. Synthesis 2012, 44, 1190 (Invited contribution for special issue on hypervalent iodine oxidants)

9. Synthesis of Ruthenium(II) 2,6-Bis(imino)pyridyl Complexes for C-H Amination of Sulfamate Esters

Pub 9

Bon, J. L.; Blakey, S. B.; Heterocycles 2012, 84, 1313 (Invited contribution honoring Prof. Padwa on his 75th birthday)

8. Rhodium Catalyzed Allene Amination: A Facile Entry into 2‑Amidoallylcations for Unusual [3+3] Annulation Reactions

Pub 8

Stoll, A. H.; Blakey, S. B. Chem. Sci. 2011, 2, 112

7. Copper-Catalyzed Olefin Aminoacetoxylation

Pub 7

Mancheno, D. E.; Thornton, A. R.; Stoll, A. H.; Kong, A.; Blakey, S. B. Org. Lett. 2010, 13, 4110

6. Rhodium Catalyzed Allene Amination: Diastereoselective Synthesis of Aminocyclopropanes via a 2-Amidoallylcation Intermediate

Pub 6

Stoll, A. H.; Blakey, S. B. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 2108 (Featured on the cover of issue 7, Feb. 24th 2010)


5. Cascade Annulation Reactions to Access the Structural Cores of Stereochemically Unusual Strychnos Alkaloids

Pub 5

Delgado, R.; Blakey, S. B. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 1506

4. π-Nucleophile Traps for Metallonitrene/Alkyne Cascade Reactions: A Versatile Process for the Synthesis of α-Aminocyclopropanes and β‑Aminostyrenes

Pub 4

Thornton, A. R.; Martin, V. I.; Blakey, S. B. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 2434

3. Synthesis and Reactivity of an Unprecedented Os(VIII) Alkylidene

Pub 3

Martin, V. I.; Blakey, S. B. Tetrahedron Lett., 200849, 6800.

2. Enantioselective C–H Amination Using Cationic Ru(II)-pybox Catalysts

Pub 2

Milczek E.; Boudét, N.; Blakey, S. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 6825. (Paper highlighted in Synfacts, 2008, 11, 1184)

1. Catalytic Metallonitrene/Alkyne Metathesis: A Powerful Cascade Process for the Synthesis of Nitrogen-Containing Molecules

Pub 1

Thornton, A. R.; Blakey, S. B. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008130, 5020. (Paper highlighted in Synfacts, 20087, 691)

Book Chapters

C–N Bond Formation by C–H Functionalization via Metal-Catalyzed Nitrene Insertion

Mace Weldy, N.; Blakey, S. B in “Science of Synthesis”, Wiley VCH, 2015 In press

Enantioselective C-H Amination 

Boudét, N.; Blakey, S. In “Chiral Amine Synthesis, Methods, Developments and Applications”, T. C. Nugent Ed.; Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, 2010, p 377-396

Publications Prior to Emory

Total Synthesis of Aplyronine C

Paterson, I.; Fink, S. J.; Lee, L. Y. W.; Atkinson, S. J.; Blakey, S. B. Org. Lett. 201315, 3118

Total Synthesis of Diazonamide A

Knowles, R. R.; Carpenter, J.; Blakey, S. B.; Kayano, A.; Mangion, I. K.; Sinz, C. J.; MacMillan, D. W. C. M. Chem. Sci. 20112, 308

The First Suzuki Cross-Couplings of Aryltrimethylammonium Salts 

Blakey, S. B.; MacMillan, D. W. C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 6046

Studies in marine macrolide synthesis: stereocontrolled synthesis of a C21-C34 subunit of the aplyronines

Paterson, I.; Blakey, S. B.; Cowden, C. J. Tetrahedron Lett. 2002, 43, 6005

 cis-1,2-Dihydrocatechols in Chemical Synthesis: First synthesis of L-ascorbic acid (vitamin C) from a non-carbohydrate source 

Banwell, M.; Blakey, S.; Harfoot, G.; Longmore, R. Aust. J. Chem. 1999, 52, 137

First synthesis of L-ascorbic acid (vitamin C) from a non-carbohydrate source

Banwell, M.; Blakey, S.; Harfoot, G.; Longmore, R. J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1998, 3141.

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