Monthly Archives: February 2016

Divergent Approach to a Family of Tyrosine-Derived Ru−Alkylidene Olefin Metathesis Catalysts

Authors Ellen C. Gleeson, Zhen J. Wang, W. Roy Jackson, and Andrea J. Robinson Published Journal of Organic Chemistry Graphical abstract Abstract A simple and generic approach to access a new family of Ru−alkylidene olefin metathesis catalysts with specialized properties … Continue reading

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Stereoselective Synthesis and Structural Elucidation of Dicarba Peptides

Authors Ellen C. Gleeson, Zhen J. Wang, Samuel D. Robinson, Sandeep Chhabra, Christopher A. MacRaild, W. Roy Jackson, Raymond S. Norton and Andrea J. Robinson Published Chemical Communications Graphical abstract   Abstract Preformed, orthogonally-protected Z– and E-diaminosuberic acid residues can be used to synthesise target dicarba peptides. … Continue reading

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Cross-metathesis of Brønsted acid-masked alkenyl amines with acrylates for the synthesis of polyamide monomers

Authors Szabolcs Solyom, Nicolas Daniel Spiccia, Clint Peter Woodward, William Roy Jackson, Andrea Jane Robinson Published Journal of Organic Chemistry Graphical abstract Abstract Ruthenium-alkylidene catalyzed cross metathesis of a range of homologous alkenylamine salts provides expedient and high yielding routes to commercially valuable polyamide … Continue reading

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