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1.

Design of catalysts for site-selective and enantioselective functionalization of non-activated primary C-H bonds.

Liao K, Yang YF, Li Y, Sanders JN, Houk KN, Musaev DG, Davies HML.

Nat Chem. 2018 Aug 6. doi: 10.1038/s41557-018-0087-7. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30082883
2.

Diels-Alder cycloadditions of strained azacyclic allenes.

Barber JS, Yamano MM, Ramirez M, Darzi ER, Knapp RR, Liu F, Houk KN, Garg NK.

Nat Chem. 2018 Jul 30. doi: 10.1038/s41557-018-0080-1. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30061614
3.

Teaching an old carbocation new tricks: Intermolecular C-H insertion reactions of vinyl cations.

Popov S, Shao B, Bagdasarian AL, Benton TR, Zou L, Yang Z, Houk KN, Nelson HM.

Science. 2018 Jul 27;361(6400):381-387. doi: 10.1126/science.aat5440.

PMID:
30049877
4.

Overriding Traditional Electronic Effects in Biocatalytic Baeyer-Villiger Reactions by Directed Evolution.

Li G, Garcia-Borràs M, Fürst MJLJ, Ilie A, Fraaije MW, Houk KN, Reetz MT.

J Am Chem Soc. 2018 Aug 13. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b04742. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30044629
5.

Enzymatic one-step ring contraction for quinolone biosynthesis.

Kishimoto S, Hara K, Hashimoto H, Hirayama Y, Champagne PA, Houk KN, Tang Y, Watanabe K.

Nat Commun. 2018 Jul 19;9(1):2826. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05221-5.

6.

Correction to "New Class of Anion-Accelerated Amino-Cope Rearrangements as Gateway to Diverse Chiral Structures".

Chogii I, Das P, Fell JS, Scott KA, Crawford MN, Houk KN, Njardarson JT.

J Am Chem Soc. 2018 Jul 25;140(29):9314. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b06895. Epub 2018 Jul 16. No abstract available.

PMID:
30010325
7.

A promiscuous cytochrome P450 aromatic O-demethylase for lignin bioconversion.

Mallinson SJB, Machovina MM, Silveira RL, Garcia-Borràs M, Gallup N, Johnson CW, Allen MD, Skaf MS, Crowley MF, Neidle EL, Houk KN, Beckham GT, DuBois JL, McGeehan JE.

Nat Commun. 2018 Jun 27;9(1):2487. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04878-2.

8.

Catalytic iron-carbene intermediate revealed in a cytochrome c carbene transferase.

Lewis RD, Garcia-Borràs M, Chalkley MJ, Buller AR, Houk KN, Kan SBJ, Arnold FH.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jul 10;115(28):7308-7313. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1807027115. Epub 2018 Jun 26.

PMID:
29946033
9.

Biosynthesis of thiocarboxylic acid-containing natural products.

Dong LB, Rudolf JD, Kang D, Wang N, He CQ, Deng Y, Huang Y, Houk KN, Duan Y, Shen B.

Nat Commun. 2018 Jun 18;9(1):2362. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04747-y.

10.

Biosynthesis of Heptacyclic Duclauxins Requires Extensive Redox Modifications of the Phenalenone Aromatic Polyketide.

Gao SS, Zhang T, Garcia-Borràs M, Hung YS, Billingsley JM, Houk KN, Hu Y, Tang Y.

J Am Chem Soc. 2018 Jun 6;140(22):6991-6997. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b03705. Epub 2018 May 24.

PMID:
29741874
11.

Bridged [2.2.1] bicyclic phosphine oxide facilitates catalytic γ-umpolung addition-Wittig olefination.

Zhang K, Cai L, Yang Z, Houk KN, Kwon O.

Chem Sci. 2018 Jan 18;9(7):1867-1872. doi: 10.1039/c7sc04381c. eCollection 2018 Feb 21.

12.

Arynes and Cyclic Alkynes as Synthetic Building Blocks for Stereodefined Quaternary Centers.

Picazo E, Anthony SM, Giroud M, Simon A, Miller MA, Houk KN, Garg NK.

J Am Chem Soc. 2018 Jun 20;140(24):7605-7610. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b02875. Epub 2018 May 24.

PMID:
29716194
13.

Intramolecular Diels-Alder Approaches to the Decalin Core of Verongidolide: The Origin of the exo-Selectivity, a DFT Analysis.

Maiga-Wandiam B, Corbu A, Massiot G, Sautel F, Yu P, Lin BW, Houk KN, Cossy J.

J Org Chem. 2018 Jun 1;83(11):5975-5985. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b00566. Epub 2018 May 16.

PMID:
29715016
14.

Quinine-Promoted, Enantioselective Boron-Tethered Diels-Alder Reaction by Anomeric Control of Transition-State Conformation.

Scholl K, Dillashaw J, Timpy E, Lam YH, DeRatt L, Benton TR, Powell JP, Houk KN, Morgan JB.

J Org Chem. 2018 May 18;83(10):5756-5765. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b00938. Epub 2018 May 10.

PMID:
29715015
15.

Readily Accessible Ambiphilic Cyclopentadienes for Bioorthogonal Labeling.

Levandowski BJ, Gamache RF, Murphy JM, Houk KN.

J Am Chem Soc. 2018 May 23;140(20):6426-6431. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b02978. Epub 2018 May 15.

PMID:
29712423
16.

Origins of halogen effects in bioorthogonal sydnone cycloadditions.

Tao H, Liu F, Zeng R, Shao Z, Zou L, Cao Y, Murphy JM, Houk KN, Liang Y.

Chem Commun (Camb). 2018 May 15;54(40):5082-5085. doi: 10.1039/c8cc02128g.

PMID:
29707720
17.

Enzymatic control of dioxygen binding and functionalization of the flavin cofactor.

Saleem-Batcha R, Stull F, Sanders JN, Moore BS, Palfey BA, Houk KN, Teufel R.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 May 8;115(19):4909-4914. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1801189115. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

PMID:
29686059
18.

Stereospecific Ring Contraction of Bromocycloheptenes through Dyotropic Rearrangements via Nonclassical Carbocation-Anion Pairs.

Goh SS, Champagne PA, Guduguntla S, Kikuchi T, Fujita M, Houk KN, Feringa BL.

J Am Chem Soc. 2018 Apr 18;140(15):4986-4990. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b00821. Epub 2018 Apr 5.

19.

Arylketone π-Conjugation Controls Enantioselectivity in Asymmetric Alkynylations Catalyzed by Centrochiral Ruthenium Complexes.

Chen S, Zheng Y, Cui T, Meggers E, Houk KN.

J Am Chem Soc. 2018 Apr 18;140(15):5146-5152. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b00485. Epub 2018 Apr 4.

PMID:
29577723
20.

Formation of Aminocyclopentadienes from Silyldihydropyridines: Ring Contractions Driven by Anion Stabilization.

Walker MM, Chen S, Mercado BQ, Houk KN, Ellman JA.

Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2018 May 28;57(22):6605-6609. doi: 10.1002/anie.201800596. Epub 2018 Apr 26.

PMID:
29570926
21.

Structural basis of the Cope rearrangement and cyclization in hapalindole biogenesis.

Newmister SA, Li S, Garcia-Borràs M, Sanders JN, Yang S, Lowell AN, Yu F, Smith JL, Williams RM, Houk KN, Sherman DH.

Nat Chem Biol. 2018 Apr;14(4):345-351. doi: 10.1038/s41589-018-0003-x. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

PMID:
29531360
22.

The Dynamics of Chemical Reactions: Atomistic Visualizations of Organic Reactions, and Homage to van 't Hoff.

Yang Z, Houk KN.

Chemistry. 2018 Mar 15;24(16):3916-3924. doi: 10.1002/chem.201706032. Epub 2018 Mar 7. Review.

PMID:
29512895
23.

Direct single-molecule dynamic detection of chemical reactions.

Guan J, Jia C, Li Y, Liu Z, Wang J, Yang Z, Gu C, Su D, Houk KN, Zhang D, Guo X.

Sci Adv. 2018 Feb 9;4(2):eaar2177. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aar2177. eCollection 2018 Feb.

24.

Origins of the Endo and Exo Selectivities in Cyclopropenone, Iminocyclopropene, and Triafulvene Diels-Alder Cycloadditions.

Levandowski BJ, Hamlin TA, Helgeson RC, Bickelhaupt FM, Houk KN.

J Org Chem. 2018 Mar 16;83(6):3164-3170. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b00025. Epub 2018 Mar 7.

PMID:
29470085
25.

Unprecedented Dearomatized Spirocyclopropane in a Sequential Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed C-H Activation and Rearrangement Reaction.

Wang X, Li Y, Knecht T, Daniliuc CG, Houk KN, Glorius F.

Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2018 May 4;57(19):5520-5524. doi: 10.1002/anie.201800803. Epub 2018 Mar 25.

PMID:
29461648
26.

Origins of Stereoselectivity in Mannich Reactions Catalyzed by Chiral Vicinal Diamines.

Chen S, Houk KN.

J Org Chem. 2018 Mar 16;83(6):3171-3176. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b00037. Epub 2018 Feb 26.

PMID:
29439564
27.

Relationships between Product Ratios in Ambimodal Pericyclic Reactions and Bond Lengths in Transition Structures.

Yang Z, Dong X, Yu Y, Yu P, Li Y, Jamieson C, Houk KN.

J Am Chem Soc. 2018 Feb 28;140(8):3061-3067. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b13562. Epub 2018 Feb 19.

PMID:
29419295
28.

Origin of π-Facial Stereoselectivity in Thiophene 1-Oxide Cycloadditions.

Levandowski BJ, Herath D, Gallup NM, Houk KN.

J Org Chem. 2018 Mar 2;83(5):2611-2616. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b03016. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

PMID:
29360357
29.

Influence of water and enzyme SpnF on the dynamics and energetics of the ambimodal [6+4]/[4+2] cycloaddition.

Yang Z, Yang S, Yu P, Li Y, Doubleday C, Park J, Patel A, Jeon BS, Russell WK, Liu HW, Russell DH, Houk KN.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jan 30;115(5):E848-E855. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1719368115. Epub 2018 Jan 18.

30.

Synthesis of Diverse 11- and 12-Membered Macrolactones from a Common Linear Substrate Using a Single Biocatalyst.

Gilbert MM, DeMars MD 2nd, Yang S, Grandner JM, Wang S, Wang H, Narayan ARH, Sherman DH, Houk KN, Montgomery J.

ACS Cent Sci. 2017 Dec 27;3(12):1304-1310. doi: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00450. Epub 2017 Nov 15.

31.

Ultrafast rotation in an amphidynamic crystalline metal organic framework.

Vogelsberg CS, Uribe-Romo FJ, Lipton AS, Yang S, Houk KN, Brown S, Garcia-Garibay MA.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Dec 26;114(52):13613-13618. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1708817115. Epub 2017 Dec 11.

32.

Dynamic Ligand Exchange as a Mechanistic Probe in Pd-Catalyzed Enantioselective C-H Functionalization Reactions Using Monoprotected Amino Acid Ligands.

Hill DE, Bay KL, Yang YF, Plata RE, Takise R, Houk KN, Yu JQ, Blackmond DG.

J Am Chem Soc. 2017 Dec 27;139(51):18500-18503. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b11962. Epub 2017 Dec 14.

PMID:
29215885
33.

Computational Exploration of Concerted and Zwitterionic Mechanisms of Diels-Alder Reactions between 1,2,3-Triazines and Enamines and Acceleration by Hydrogen-Bonding Solvents.

Yang YF, Yu P, Houk KN.

J Am Chem Soc. 2017 Dec 20;139(50):18213-18221. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b08325. Epub 2017 Dec 5.

PMID:
29161031
34.

Origins of Enantioselectivity in Asymmetric Radical Additions to Octahedral Chiral-at-Rhodium Enolates: A Computational Study.

Chen S, Huang X, Meggers E, Houk KN.

J Am Chem Soc. 2017 Dec 13;139(49):17902-17907. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b08650. Epub 2017 Nov 29.

PMID:
29143527
35.

A Four-Step Synthesis of Substituted 5,11-Dicyano-6,12-diaryltetracenes with Enhanced Stability and High Fluorescence Emission.

Kerisit N, Gawel P, Levandowski B, Yang YF, García-López V, Trapp N, Ruhlmann L, Boudon C, Houk KN, Diederich F.

Chemistry. 2018 Jan 2;24(1):159-168. doi: 10.1002/chem.201703903. Epub 2017 Nov 15.

PMID:
29139153
36.

Experimental-Computational Synergy for Selective Pd(II)-Catalyzed C-H Activation of Aryl and Alkyl Groups.

Yang YF, Hong X, Yu JQ, Houk KN.

Acc Chem Res. 2017 Nov 21;50(11):2853-2860. doi: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00440. Epub 2017 Nov 8.

PMID:
29115826
37.

Investigation of Trimethyllysine Binding by the HP1 Chromodomain via Unnatural Amino Acid Mutagenesis.

Baril SA, Koenig AL, Krone MW, Albanese KI, He CQ, Lee GY, Houk KN, Waters ML, Brustad EM.

J Am Chem Soc. 2017 Dec 6;139(48):17253-17256. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b09223. Epub 2017 Nov 20.

PMID:
29111699
38.

Synthesis of N = 8 Armchair Graphene Nanoribbons from Four Distinct Polydiacetylenes.

Jordan RS, Li YL, Lin CW, McCurdy RD, Lin JB, Brosmer JL, Marsh KL, Khan SI, Houk KN, Kaner RB, Rubin Y.

J Am Chem Soc. 2017 Nov 8;139(44):15878-15890. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b08800. Epub 2017 Oct 30.

PMID:
29083160
39.

Correction to Origins of Regioselectivity in the Fischer Indole Synthesis of a Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator.

Noey EL, Yang Z, Li Y, Yu H, Richey RN, Merritt JM, Kjell DP, Houk KN.

J Org Chem. 2017 Dec 1;82(23):12945. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b02416. Epub 2017 Oct 26. No abstract available.

PMID:
29072838
40.

Bimodal Evans-Polanyi Relationships in Dioxirane Oxidations of sp3 C-H: Non-perfect Synchronization in Generation of Delocalized Radical Intermediates.

Liu F, Yang Z, Yu Y, Mei Y, Houk KN.

J Am Chem Soc. 2017 Nov 22;139(46):16650-16656. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b07988. Epub 2017 Nov 9.

PMID:
29069541
41.

Understanding and Interrupting the Fischer Azaindolization Reaction.

Simmons BJ, Hoffmann M, Champagne PA, Picazo E, Yamakawa K, Morrill LA, Houk KN, Garg NK.

J Am Chem Soc. 2017 Oct 25;139(42):14833-14836. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b07518. Epub 2017 Oct 12.

42.

Torsional Barriers to Rotation and Planarization in Heterocyclic Oligomers of Value in Organic Electronics.

Lin JB, Jin Y, Lopez SA, Druckerman N, Wheeler SE, Houk KN.

J Chem Theory Comput. 2017 Nov 14;13(11):5624-5638. doi: 10.1021/acs.jctc.7b00709. Epub 2017 Oct 31.

PMID:
29016124
43.

Origins of Stereoselectivity in Chiral Aminoalcohol Catalysis of Oxyallyl Cation-Indole Reactions.

He CQ, Yu P, Lam YH, Houk KN.

Org Lett. 2017 Oct 20;19(20):5685-5688. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b02851. Epub 2017 Oct 4.

PMID:
28976202
44.

Holy Grails for Computational Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Houk KN, Liu F.

Acc Chem Res. 2017 Mar 21;50(3):539-543. doi: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00532.

PMID:
28945400
45.

SAM-dependent enzyme-catalysed pericyclic reactions in natural product biosynthesis.

Ohashi M, Liu F, Hai Y, Chen M, Tang MC, Yang Z, Sato M, Watanabe K, Houk KN, Tang Y.

Nature. 2017 Sep 28;549(7673):502-506. doi: 10.1038/nature23882. Epub 2017 Sep 13.

46.

New Class of Anion-Accelerated Amino-Cope Rearrangements as Gateway to Diverse Chiral Structures.

Chogii I, Das P, Fell JS, Scott KA, Crawford MN, Houk KN, Njardarson JT.

J Am Chem Soc. 2017 Sep 20;139(37):13141-13146. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b07319. Epub 2017 Sep 8. Erratum in: J Am Chem Soc. 2018 Jul 25;140(29):9314.

PMID:
28885835
47.

Influence of Endo- and Exocyclic Heteroatoms on Stabilities and 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Reactivities of Mesoionic Azomethine Ylides and Imines.

Champagne PA, Houk KN.

J Org Chem. 2017 Oct 20;82(20):10980-10988. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b01928. Epub 2017 Oct 6.

48.

Bioorthogonal Cycloadditions: Computational Analysis with the Distortion/Interaction Model and Predictions of Reactivities.

Liu F, Liang Y, Houk KN.

Acc Chem Res. 2017 Sep 19;50(9):2297-2308. doi: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00265. Epub 2017 Sep 6.

49.

Origins of the Stereoretentive Mechanism of Olefin Metathesis with Ru-Dithiolate Catalysts.

Grandner JM, Shao H, Grubbs RH, Liu P, Houk KN.

J Org Chem. 2017 Oct 6;82(19):10595-10600. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b02129. Epub 2017 Sep 26.

PMID:
28841319
50.

Mechanism and Origins of Ligand-Controlled Stereoselectivity of Ni-Catalyzed Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling with Benzylic Esters: A Computational Study.

Zhang SQ, Taylor BLH, Ji CL, Gao Y, Harris MR, Hanna LE, Jarvo ER, Houk KN, Hong X.

J Am Chem Soc. 2017 Sep 20;139(37):12994-13005. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b04973. Epub 2017 Sep 7.

PMID:
28838241

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