List of Publications Prior to 1990, Sorted by Year



G. A. Molander, C. Kenny, "Intramolecular Reductive Coupling Reactions Promoted by Samarium Diiodide," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 111, 8236–8246 (1989).
G. A. Molander, K. Mautner, "Oxiranyl Anions. Improved Synthesis of Trimethylsilyl-Substituted Oxiranyl Anions and Their Addition to Aldehydes and Ketones," J. Org. Chem., 54, 4042–4050 (1989).
G. A. Molander, S. W. Andrews, "Bis(trimethylsilyl) Enol Ethers as 1,3-Dianion Equivalents: Regiocontrolled [3 + 4] and [3 + 5] Annulation Reactions," Tetrahedron Lett., 30, 2351–2354 (1989).
G. A. Molander, L. S. Harring, "Samarium-Promoted Cyclopropanation of Allylic Alcohols," J. Org. Chem., 54, 3525–3532 (1989).
G. A. Molander, S. W. Andrews, "Regiochemical Control in the Intramolecular Addition of Allylstannanes and Allylsilanes to 2,3-Epoxy Ethers: Preparation of Functionalized Oxepanes," J. Org. Chem., 54, 3114–3120 (1989).


G. A. Molander, S. W. Andrews, "Chelation Control in the Intramolecular Addition of Allylsilanes to Carbonyl Electrophiles," Tetrahedron, 44, 3869–3888 (1988).
G. A. Molander, C. Kenny, "Lanthanides in Organic Synthesis. 9. Samarium Diiodide-Promoted Intramolecular Pinacolic Coupling Reactions," J. Org. Chem., 53, 2132–2134 (1988).


G. A. Molander, D. C. Shubert, "Stereocontrolled [m + n] Annulation Reactions. 3. A Convenient Approach to Seven- and Eight-Membered Carbocycles by a Novel Annulation Process," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 109, 6877–6878 (1987).
G. A. Molander, J. B. Etter, "Lanthanides in Organic Synthesis. 8. 1,3-Asymmetric Induction in Intramolecular Reformatsky-Type Reactions Promoted by Samarium Diiodide," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 109, 6556–6558 (1987).
G. A. Molander, C. Kenny, "Stereocontrolled Ketone-Olefin Coupling Reactions Promoted by Samarium Diiodide," Tetrahedron Lett., 28, 4367-4370 (1987).
G. A. Molander, J. B. Etter, "Lanthanides in Organic Synthesis. 7. Samarium-Promoted, Stereocontrolled Cyclopropanation Reactions," J. Org. Chem., 52, 3942–3944 (1987).
G. A. Molander, J. B. Etter, "Relative Asymmetric Induction in Formation of Substituted Cyclopentanols via Intramolecular Carbonyl Additions," Synth. Commun., 17, 901–912 (1987).
G. A. Molander, D. C. Shubert, "Stereocontrolled [m + n] Annulation Reactions. 2. A [3 + 3] Route to Chiral, Non-Racemic Cyclohexanediols," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 109, 576–578 (1987).
G. A. Molander, D. C. Shubert, "Stereocontrolled [m + n] Annulation Reactions. 2. A [3 + 3] Route to Chiral, Non-Racemic Cyclohexanediols," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 109, 576–578 (1987).
G. A. Molander, J. B. Etter, P. W. Zinke, "Stereocontrolled Cyclization Reactions Mediated by Samarium Diiodide," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 109, 453–463 (1987).


G. A. Molander, B. LaBelle, G. Hahn, "Lanthanides in organic synthesis. 5. Reduction of Vinyl Oxiranes with Samarium Diiodide. An Efficient Route to Functionalized Chiral, Non-Racemic (E)-Allylic Alcohols," J. Org. Chem., 51, 5259–5264 (1986).
H. C. Brown, G. A. Molander, "Vinylic Organoboranes. 2. Improved Procedures for the Protonolysis of Alkenyldialkylboranes Providing a Simplified Stereospecific Synthesis of (Z)-Alkenes," J. Org. Chem., 51, 4512-4514 (1986).
G. A. Molander, P. W. Zinke, "Zinc-Promoted Reductive Coupling Reactions. Reaction of Sodium Methoxyalkenyldialkylborates(1-) with Alkenylzinc Chlorides or Zinc Chloride," Organometallics, 5, 2161–2162 (1986).
G. A. Molander, D. C. Shubert, "Stereocontrolled [m + n] Annulation Reactions. A [3 + 2] Cycloaddition of 3-Iodo-2-(Trimethylsilylmethyl)propene onto 1,2-Diones," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 108, 4683–4685 (1986).
G. A. Molander, S. W. Andrews, "Chelation-Controlled Cyclization of β-Ketoester-Substituted and β-Ketoamide-Substituted Allylsilanes," Tetrahedron Lett., 27, 3115–3118 (1986).
G. A. Molander, G. Hahn, "Lanthanides in Organic Synthesis. 4. Reduction of α,β-Epoxyketones with Samarium Diiodide. A Route to Chiral, Nonracemic Aldols," J. Org. Chem., 51, 2596–2599 (1986).
G. A. Molander, J. B. Etter, "Lanthanides in Organic Synthesis. 3. A General Procedure for Five- and Six-Membered Ring Annulation," J. Org. Chem., 51, 1778–1786 (1986).
G. A. Molander, G. Hahn, "Lanthanides in Organic Synthesis. 2. Reduction of α-Heterosubstituted Ketones," J. Org. Chem., 51, 1135–1138 (1986).
G. A. Molander, D. C. Shubert, "Silyl-Substituted π-Allylnickel Halides. A Convenient Synthesis of Allylsilanes," Tetrahedron Lett., 27, 787–790 (1986).


H. C. Brown, G. A. Molander, S. M. Singh, U. S. Racherla, "Organoboranes. 38. A Facile and Highly Efficient Addition of B-1-Alkynyl-9-Borabicyclo[3.3.1]nonanes to Aldehydes and Ketones: An Exceptionally Chemoselective Synthesis of Propargylic Alcohols," J. Org. Chem., 50, 1577–1582 (1985).


G. A. Molander, B. Singaram, H. C. Brown, "Conjugate Addition-Elimination in the Reaction of B-1-Alkenyl-9-Borabicyclo[3.3.1]nonanes with 4-Methoxy-3-buten-2-one. A Convenient New Route to Conjugated Dienones," J. Org. Chem., 49, 5024–5025 (1984).
G. A. Molander, J. B. Etter, "Lanthanides in Organic Synthesis. Synthesis of Bicyclic Alcohols," Tetrahedron Lett., 25, 3281–3284 (1984).


G. A. Molander, "Allylmetalations. The Allylzincation of 1-Trimethylsilyl-1-alkynes," J. Org. Chem., 48, 5409–5411 (1983).
G. A. Molander, B. J. Rahn, D. C. Shubert, S. E. Bonde, "Iron Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions. Synthesis of Arylethenes," Tetrahedron Lett., 24, 5449–5452 (1983).


B. M. Trost, G. A. Molander, "Neutral Alkylations via Palladium (0) Catalysis," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 103, 5969–5972 (1981).
H. C. Brown, G. A. Molander, "Stereospecific Synthesis of Conjugated Enynes from Alkenyldialkylboranes via Alkenylcopper Intermediates," J. Org. Chem., 46, 645–647 (1981).
B. Singaram, G. A. Molander, H. C. Brown, "Reaction of B-(1-Alkenyl)dialkylboranes with Isocyanates," Heterocycles, 15, 231–236 (1981).


G. A. Molander, H. C. Brown, "Reaction of 9-(1-Alkynyl)-9-borabicyclo[3.3.1]nonanes with Isocyanates," Synthesis, 104–105 (1979).


J. B. Campbell, Jr., G. A. Molander, "An Improved Synthesis of cis-Alkenylboranes," J. Organomet. Chem., 156, 71–79 (1978).


G. A. Molander, H. C. Brown, "Conjugate Addition-Elimination of B-1-Alkynyl-9-Borabicyclo[3.3.1]nonanes with 4-Methoxy-3-buten-2-one and Related Derivatives. A Convenient New Route to Conjugated Enynones," J. Org. Chem., 42, 3106–3108 (1977).
J. A. Sinclair, G. A. Molander, H. C. Brown, "Conjugate Addition of B-1-Alkynyl-9-Borabicyclo[3.3.1]nonanes to α,β-Unsaturated Ketones. A Convenient Synthesis of γ,δ-Acetylenic Ketones," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 99, 954–956 (1977).
H. W. Altland, G. A. Molander, "A Facile Synthesis of 2-Aminothiazolo[5,4-b]- and 2-Aminothiazolo[4,5-c]pyridines," J. Heterocyclic Chem., 14, 129–134 (1977).


H. L. Fritz, J. H. Espenson, D. A. Williams, G. A. Molander, "Inversion at Carbon in the Cleavage of Cobalt-Carbon Bonds by Mercuric Ion," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 96, 2378–2381 (1974).