List of Publications 1999-1990 Sorted by Year



G. A. Molander, C. P. Corrette, "Organolanthanide-Catalyzed Cyclization/Silylation of Nitrogen-Containing Enynes," J. Org. Chem., 64, 9697–9703 (1999).
G. A. Molander, E. D. Dowdy, "Lanthanide Catalyzed Hydroamination of Hindered Alkenes in Synthesis: Rapid Access to 10,11-Dihydro-5H-dibenzo[a,d]cyclohepten-5,10-imines," J. Org. Chem., 64, 6515–6517 (1999).
G. A. Molander, M. Rönn, "Total Synthesis of (–)-Cylindricine C," J. Org. Chem., 64, 5183–5187 (1999).
G. A. Molander, M. Rönn, "Total Synthesis of (–)-Cylindricine C," J. Org. Chem., 64, 5183–5187 (1999).
G. A. Molander, F. Machrouhi, "Sequenced Reactions with Samarium(II) Iodide. A Complementary Annulation Process Providing Access to Seven-, Eight-, and Nine-Membered Carbocycles," J. Org. Chem., 64, 4119–4123 (1999).
K. M. Specht, C. R. Harris, G. A. Molander, D. Kahne, "SmI2 Cleavage of Chromomycin A3 Sugars," Tetrahedron Lett., 40, 1855–1856 (1999).
G. A. Molander, B. Bessières, P. R. Eastwood, B. C. Noll, "Synthesis of Cyclic Bis(trimethylsilyl) Enol Ethers and Their [3 + 4] and [3 + 5] Annulation Reactions with Dicarbonyl Electrophiles. Access to Highly Functionalized Tricyclic Ethers Possessing trans-Intrabridgehead Stereochemistry," J. Org. Chem., 64, 4124–4129 (1999).
G. A. Molander, J. Haas, "Total Synthesis of (±)-Davanone," Tetrahedron, 55, 617–624 (1999).
H. Schumann, M. R. Keitsch, J. Demtschuk, G. A. Molander, "Organometallic Compounds of the Lanthanides: Part CIXXX. Synthesis, Structure and Hydrolysis of 'Moderately Stable' Hydrosilylation Catalysts [(η5-C5H4SiMe3)2Ln(μ-Me)]2 and [(η5-C5H4SiMe2tBu)2Ln(μ-Me)]2," J. Organomet. Chem., 582, 70–82 (1999).
H. Schumann, M. R. Keitsch, J. Demtschuk, G. A. Molander, G. A. Molander, C. P. Corrette, "Preparation of Novel (Fluoraryl)silanes and Their Applications in the Organoyttrium-Catalyzed Hydrosilylation of Alkenes and Oxidation to Alcohols," Organometallics, 17, 5504–5512 (1998).


H. Schumann, M. R. Keitsch, J. Demtschuk, G. A. Molander, G. A. Molander, C. P. Corrette, "Preparation of Novel (Fluoraryl)silanes and Their Applications in the Organoyttrium-Catalyzed Hydrosilylation of Alkenes and Oxidation to Alcohols," Organometallics, 17, 5504–5512 (1998).
HG. A. Molander, C. N. Wolfe, "Intramolecular Ketone-Nitrile Reductive Coupling Reactions Promoted by Samarium(II) Iodide," J. Org. Chem., 63, 9031–9036 (1998).
H. Schumann, E. C. E. Rosenthal, J. Demtschuk, G. A. Molander, "Organometallic Compounds of the Lanthanides. 128.1 Donor Functionalized Chiral Nonracemic Cyclopentadienyl Complexes of Yttrium, Samarium(III), and Lutetium," Organometallics, 17, 5324–5333 (1998).
G. A. Molander, E. D. Dowdy, "Catalytic Intramolecular Hydroamination of Hindered Alkenes Using Organolanthanide Complexes," J. Org. Chem., 63, 8983–8988 (1998).
G. A. Molander, E. E. Knight, "Relative Rates of Hydrosilylation of Representative Alkenes and Alkynes by Cp*2YMe•THF and [CpTMS2YMe]2," J. Org. Chem., 63, 7009–7012 (1998).
G. A. Molander, M. Sono, "Sequenced Reactions with Samarium(II) Iodide. Sequential Intermolecular Ketyl Olefin Coupling/Intramolecular Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution for the Preparation of Six-, Seven-, and Eight-Membered Carbocycles," Tetrahedron, 54, 9289–9302 (1998).
G. A. Molander, W. H. Retsch, "Sequential Cyclization/Silylation of Dienynes Catalyzed by an Organoyttrium Catalyst," J. Org. Chem., 63, 5507–5516 (1998).
G. A. Molander, E. D. Dowdy, B. C. Noll, "Investigation of the Regioselectivity of Alkene Hydrosilylation Catalyzed by Organolanthanide and Group 3 Metallocene Complexes," Organometallics, 17, 3734–3758 (1998).
G. A. Molander, C. R. Harris, "Sequential Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution/Alkenyl Transfer Reactions Mediated by Samarium(II) Iodide," J. Org. Chem., 63, 4374–4380 (1998).
G. A. Molander, C. Corrette, "Sequential Cyclization/Silylation Reactions of 1,1-Disubstituted Alkenes Catalyzed by a Cationic Zirconocene Complex," Tetrahedron Lett., 39, 5011–5014 (1998).
G. A. Molander, C. Alonso-Alija, "Sequenced Reactions with Samarium(II) Iodide. Sequential Intermolecular Carbonyl Addition/Intramolecular Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution for the Preparation of Seven-, Eight-, and Nine-Membered Carbocycles," J. Org. Chem., 63, 4366–4373 (1998).
G. A. Molander, C. d. P. Losada, "Sequential Epoxide Fragmentation/Radical Cyclizations Mediated by Samarium(II) Iodide," Tetrahedron, 54, 5819–5832 (1998).
G. A. Molander, "Diverse Methods for Medium Ring Synthesis," Acc. Chem. Res., 31, 603–609 (1998).
G. A. Molander, E. D. Dowdy, H. Schumann, "Catalytic Cyclization/Silylation of Dienes Containing 1,1-Disubstituted Olefins Using Organolanthanide and Group 3 Organometallic Complexes," J. Org. Chem., 63, 3386–3396 (1998).
G. A. Molander, "Application of Lanthanide- and Group 3 Metallocene Catalysts to Small Molecule Synthesis," Chemtracts - Organic Chemistry, 11, 237–263 (1998).
H. Schumann, M. R. Keitsch, J. Winterfeld, S. Mühle, G. A. Molander, "Organometallic Compounds of the Lanthanides. CXXIII1. Lanthanide Bent-Sandwich Complexes with the Bulky Tetramethyl-iso-propylcyclopentadienyl Ligand—Synthesis, Structures, and Catalytic Activity for the Hydrosilylation of Alkenes/Alkynes," J. Organomet. Chem., 559, 181–190 (1998).
G. A. Molander, P. J. Nichols, B. C. Noll, "Stereoselective Synthesis of Carbobicycles via Organoyttrium-Catalyzed Sequential Cyclization/Silylation Reactions," J. Org. Chem., 63, 2292–2306 (1998).
G. A. Molander, C. R. Harris, "Sequenced Reactions with Samarium(II) Iodide," Tetrahedron, 54, 3321–3354 (1998).
G. A. Molander, C. R. Harris, "Sequential Ketyl-Olefin Coupling/β-Elimination Reactions Mediated by Samarium(II) Iodide," J. Org. Chem., 63, 812–816 (1998).


G. A. Molander, C. R. Harris, "Conjugate Addition Reactions Mediated by Samarium(II) Iodide," J. Org. Chem., 62, 7418–7429 (1997).
G. A. Molander, W. H. Retsch, "Sequential Cyclization/Silylation of Enynes Catalyzed by an Organoyttrium Complex," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 119, 8817–8825 (1997).
G. A. Molander, C. Alonso-Alija, "Opening of Cyclopropyl Ketones with SmI2. Synthesis of Spirocyclic and Bicyclic Ketones by Intramolecular Trapping of an Electrophile," Tetrahedron, 53, 8067–8084 (1997).
G. A. Molander, M. Hiersemann, "Intramolecular 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition as a Tool for the Preparation of Azaspirocyclic Keto Aziridines. Synthesis of Intermediates for the Total Synthesis of (±)-Cephalotaxine," Tetrahedron Lett., 38, 4347–4350 (1997).
G. A. Molander, C. R. Harris, "Sequenced Reactions with Samarium(II) Iodide. Sequential Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution/Ketyl-Olefin Coupling Reactions for the Preparation of Oxygen Heterocycles," J. Org. Chem., 62, 2944–2956 (1997).
G. A. Molander, C. d. P. Losada, "Sequenced Reactions with Samarium(II) Iodide. Domino Epoxide Ring-Opening/Ketyl-Olefin Coupling Reactions," J. Org. Chem., 62, 2935–2943 (1997).
G. A. Molander, P. J. Stengel, "Reduction of 2-Acylaziridines by Samarium(II) Iodide. An Efficient and Regioselective Route to β-Amino Carbonyl Compounds," Tetrahedron, 53, 8887–8912 (1997).
G. A. Molander, A M. Estévez-Braun, "Diastereoselective Carbonyl Addition Reactions Promoted by Ytterbium(III) Triflate," Bull. Soc. Chim. Fr., 134, 275–282 (1997).
G. A. Molander, J. C. McWilliams, "Remote Stereochemical Control of Both Reacting Centers in Ketyl-Olefin Radical Cyclizations: Involvement of a Samarium Tridentate Ligate," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 119, 1265–1276 (1997).


G. A. Molander, J. Winterfeld, "Organolanthanide Catalyzed Hydrogenation and Hydrosilylation of Substituted Methylenecycloalkanes," J. Organomet. Chem., 524, 275–279 (1996).
G. A. Molander, J. C. McWilliams, "Mild Preparation of Allylic Tartaramide Acetals in DMF," Tetrahedron Lett., 37, 7197–7200 (1996).
G. A. Molander, J. C. McWilliams, "Mild Preparation of Allylic Tartaramide Acetals in DMF," Tetrahedron Lett., 37, 7197–7200 (1996).
G. A. Molander, J. P. Wolfe, "A New Approach to the Cyanoacetic Ester Synthesis," J. Brazilian Chem. Soc., 7, 335–341 (1996).
G. A. Molander, H. Schumann, E. C. E. Rosenthal, J. Demtschuk, "Organometallic Compounds of the Lanthanides. 110. Donor Functionalized Chiral Cyclopentadienyl Complexes of Calcium, Samarium(II), and Ytterbium(II). A New Class of Chiral Metallocenes," Organometallics, 15, 3817–3824 (1996).
G. A. Molander, P. J. Nichols, "Total Synthesis of (±)-Epilupinine via an Organoyttrium Catalyzed Sequential Cyclization/Silylation Reaction," J. Org. Chem., 61, 6040–6043 (1996).
G. A. Molander, S. R. Shakya, "Samarium(II) Iodide Mediated Reductive Annulations of Ketones Bearing a Distal Vinyl Epoxide Moiety," J. Org. Chem., 61, 5885–5894 (1996).
G. A. Molander, P. R. Eastwood, "Chelation and Non-Chelation Control in the [3 + 4] and [3 + 5] Annulation Reactions of Benzyloxy-Substituted Dicarbonyl Electrophiles with Bis(trimethylsilyl) Enol Ethers," J. Org. Chem., 61, 1910–1911 (1996).
G. A. Molander, C. R. Harris, "Sequenced Reactions with Samarium(II) Iodide. Tandem Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution/Ketyl-Olefin Coupling Reactions," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 118, 4059–4071 (1996).
C. S. Siedem, G. A. Molander, "Efficient Synthesis of Substituted 2-Silyl Furans from Acyl Silane Dicarbonyl Compounds," J. Org. Chem., 61, 1140–1142 (1996).
G. A. Molander, C. R. Harris, "Sequencing Reactions with Samarium(II) Iodide," Chem. Rev., 96, 307–338 (1996).


G. A. Molander, P. R. Eastwood, "[3 + 4] and [3 + 5] Annulation Reactions of α-(Phenylthio)-Dicarbonyl Electrophiles with Bis(trimethylsilyl) Enol Ethers: Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Medium Ring Carbocycles," J. Org. Chem., 60, 8382–8393 (1995).
G. A. Molander, P. J. Stengel, "Reduction of 2-Acylaziridines by Samarium(II) Iodide. An Efficient and Regioselective Route to β-Amino Ketones and Esters," J. Org. Chem., 60, 6660–6661 (1995).
G. A. Molander, W. H. Retsch, "Selective Hydrosilylation of Alkynes Catalyzed by an Organoyttrium Complex," Organometallics, 14, 4570–4575 (1995).
G. A. Molander, J. S. Carey, "Total Synthesis of Furanether B. An Application of a [3 + 4] Annulation Strategy," J. Org. Chem., 60, 4845–4849 (1995).
H. Schumann, E. C. E. Rosenthal, G. Kociok-Köhn, G. A. Molander, J. Winterfeld, "Organometallic Compounds of the Lanthanides. XCVII. Synthesis and Crystal Structures of Monomeric Bis(ethyltetramethylcyclopentadienyl) Amide and Alkyl Derivatives of the Lanthanides," J. Organomet. Chem., 496, 233–240 (1995).
G. A. Molander, P. R. Eastwood, "Total Synthesis of (+)-Dactylol via a Novel [3 + 5] Annulation Approach," J. Org. Chem., 60, 4559–4565 (1995).
G. A. Molander, P. J. Nichols, "Organoyttrium Catalyzed Sequential Cyclization/Silylation Reactions of 1,5-Dienes and 1,6-Dienes," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 117, 4415–4416 (1995).
G. A. Molander, C. R. Harris, "Sequenced Reactions with Samarium(II) Iodide. Tandem Intramolecular Nucleophilic Substitution/Intramolecular Barbier Cyclizations," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 117, 3705–3716 (1995).
G. A. Molander, J. A. McKie, "Stereochemical Investigations of Samarium(II) Iodide Promoted 5-Exo and 6-Exo Ketyl-Olefin Cyclization Reactions," J. Org. Chem., 60, 872–882 (1995).
G. A. Molander, C. S. Siedem, "Regioselectivity in [3 + 4] and [3 + 5] Annulation Reactions of Bis(Trimethylsilyl) Enol Ethers with Acyl Silane Dicarbonyl Dielectrophiles," J. Org. Chem., 60, 130–138 (1995).


G. A. Molander, S. Swallow, "Stereoselective Synthesis of cis-2,5-Disubstituted Tetrahydrofurans using Oxabicyclo[3.2.1]heptanone Platforms. Building Blocks for Natural Product Synthesis," J. Org. Chem., 59, 7148–7151 (1994).
G. A. Molander, S. R. Shakya, "Intramolecular Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution Reactions Mediated by Samarium(II) Iodide: A Convergent Approach to the Preparation of Enantiomerically Enriched 4-Hydroxy Ketones from 3-Iodopropyl Carboxylates," J. Org. Chem., 59, 3445–3452 (1994).
G. A. Molander, J. A. McKie, "Synthesis of Substituted Cyclooctanols by a Samarium(II) Iodide-Promoted 8-Endo Radical Cyclization Process," J. Org. Chem., 59, 3186–3192 (1994).
G. A. Molander, K. L. Bobbitt, "Hydroboration/Intramolecular Reduction of Allyl Ketones with (Diisopinocampheyl)borane: A Convenient Synthesis of Enantiomerically Enriched 1,4-Diols," J. Org. Chem., 59, 2676–2678 (1994).


G. A. Molander, K. O. Cameron, "Neighboring Group Participation in Lewis Acid-Promoted [3 + 4] and [3 + 5] Annulations. The Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Tricyclic Ethers," J. Org. Chem., 58, 5931–5943 (1993).
G. A. Molander, K. L. Bobbitt, "Keto Boronate Reduction: 1,7-Asymmetric Induction," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 115, 7517–7518 (1993).
G. A. Molander, J. A. McKie, "Samarium(II) Iodide Induced Sequential Intramolecular Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution and Stereospecific Intramolecular Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley Reduction/Oppenauer Oxidation," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 115, 5821–5822 (1993).
G. A. Molander, K. O. Cameron, "Neighboring Group Participation in Lewis Acid-Promoted [3 + 4] and [3 + 5] Annulations. The Synthesis of Oxabicyclo[3.n.1]alkan-3-ones," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 115, 830–846 (1993).
G. A. Molander, J. P. Haar, Jr., "Novel Approach to Remote Asymmetric Induction in Carbonyl Addition and Related Reactions," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 115, 40–49 (1993).


G. A. Molander, M. Julius, "Selective Hydrosilylation of Alkenes Catalyzed by an Organoyttrium Complex," J. Org. Chem., 57, 6347–6351 (1992).
G. A. Molander, K. L. Bobbitt, "Trimethylsilyl Trifluoromethanesulfonate Mediated Dialkylcuprate Addition to Epoxy Esters: An Unusual Intramolecular Transesterification Process," J. Org. Chem., 57, 5031–5034 (1992).
G. A. Molander, J. O. Hoberg, "Selective Hydrogenation of Substituted Dienes Catalyzed by an Organoyttrium Complex," J. Org. Chem., 57, 3266–3268 (1992).
G. A. Molander, J. A. McKie, "Samarium(II) Iodide Induced Reductive Cyclization of Unactivated Olefinic Ketones - Sequential Radical Cyclization/Intermolecular Nucleophilic Addition and Substitution Reactions," J. Org. Chem., 57, 3132–3139 (1992).
G. A. Molander, J. O. Hoberg, "Organoyttrium Catalyzed Cyclization of Substituted 1,5- and 1,6-Dienes," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 114, 3123–3125 (1992).
G. A. Molander, K. L. Bobbitt, C. K. Murray, "Keto boronate Reduction: A Novel Method for High 1,3-Relative Asymmetric Induction," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 114, 2759–2760 (1992).
G. A. Molander, "Application of Lanthanide Reagents in Organic Synthesis," Chem. Rev., 92, 29–68 (1992).


G. A. Molander, J. B. Etter, L. S. Harring, P.-J. Thorel, "Investigations on 1,2-, 1,3- and 1,4-Asymmetric Induction in Intramolecular Reformatsky Reactions Promoted by Samarium(II) Iodide," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 113, 8036–8045 (1991).
G. A. Molander, J. A. McKie, "A Facile Synthesis of Bicyclo[m.n.1]alkan-1-ols. Evidence for Organosamarium Intermediates in the Samarium(II) Iodide-Promoted Intramolecular Barbier-Type Reaction," J. Org. Chem., 56, 4112–4120 (1991).
G. A. Molander, J. P. Haar, Jr., "A Simple, Effective Method for 1,4-Relative Asymmetric Induction," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 113, 3608–3610 (1991).
G. A. Molander, K. O. Cameron, "A Novel Concept for Regiochemical and Stereochemical Control in Lewis Acid-Promoted [3 + 4] Annulation Reactions," J. Org. Chem., 56, 2617–2619 (1991).
G. A. Molander, C. Kenny, "Sequential Radical Cyclization/Intermolecular Carbonyl Addition Reactions Initiated by Samarium(II) Iodide," J. Org. Chem., 56, 1439–1445 (1991).


G. A. Molander, L. S. Harring, "Reductive Radical Cyclizations of Haloalkenes Promoted by Samarium Diiodide. Sequential Cyclization/Intermolecular Carbonyl Addition Reactions," J. Org. Chem., 55, 6171–6176 (1990).
G. A. Molander, E. R. Burkhardt, P. Weinig, "Diastereoselective Addition of Organoytterbium Reagents to Carbonyl Substrates," J. Org. Chem., 55, 4990–4991 (1990).
G. A. Molander, K. Mautner, "Novel Procedures for Stereoselective Organic Synthesis," Pure Appl. Chem.,62, 707–712 (1990).