Publications

Dennis Curran, PhD

Shimoi M, Maeda K, Geib SJ, Curran DP, Taniguchi T. Esters as Radical Acceptors: β-NHC-Borylalkenyl Radicals Induce Lactonization by C-C Bond Formation/Cleavage on Esters. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2019 May 6;58(19):6357-6361. doi: 10.1002/anie.201902001. PubMed PMID: 30891902.
Dai W, Geib SJ, Curran DP. Ring-Opening Reactions of NHC-Boriranes with In Situ Generated HCl: Synthesis of a New Class of NHC-Boralactones. J Am Chem Soc. 2019 Feb 27;141(8):3623-3629. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b13010. PubMed PMID: 30717598.
Dai W, Curran DP, Walton JC. EPR and Preparative Studies of 5- endo Cyclizations of Radicals Derived from Alkenyl NHC-Boranes Bearing tert-Butyl Ester Substituents. J Org Chem. 2019 Feb 15;84(4):2102-2111. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b03112. PubMed PMID: 30663305.
Dai W, McFadden TR, Curran DP, Früchtl HA, Walton JC. 5- Endo Cyclizations of NHC-Boraallyl Radicals Bearing Ester Substituents: Characterization of Derived 1,2-Oxaborole Radicals and Boralactones. J Am Chem Soc. 2018 Nov 21;140(46):15868-15875. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b09288. PubMed PMID: 30369236.
Dai W, Geib SJ, Curran DP. Reactions of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Boranes with 5-Diazo-2,2-dimethyl-1,3-dioxane-4,6-dione: Synthesis of Mono- and Bis-hydrazonyl NHC-Boranes. J Org Chem. 2018 Aug 3;83(15):8775-8779. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b01125. PubMed PMID: 30004702.
Subervie D, Graff B, Nerkar S, Curran DP, Lalevée J, Lacôte E. Difluorination at Boron Leads to the First Electrophilic Ligated Boryl Radical (NHC-BF2. ). Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2018 Aug 6;57(32):10251-10256. doi: 10.1002/anie.201806476. PubMed PMID: 29928777.
Shimoi M, Watanabe T, Maeda K, Curran DP, Taniguchi T. Radical trans-Hydroboration of Alkynes with N-Heterocyclic Carbene Boranes. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2018 Jul 20;57(30):9485-9490. doi: 10.1002/anie.201804515. PubMed PMID: 29845716.
Kawamoto T, Oritani K, Curran DP, Kamimura A. Thiol-Catalyzed Radical Decyanation of Aliphatic Nitriles with Sodium Borohydride. Org Lett. 2018 Apr 6;20(7):2084-2087. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b00626. PubMed PMID: 29517914.
Allen TH, Horner AR, Geib SJ, Weber SG, Curran DP. Synthesis, Structure, and Acidity Constants of Ligated α-Boryl Acetic Acids. Chemistry. 2018 Jan 19;24(4):822-825. doi: 10.1002/chem.201705754. PubMed PMID: 29207202.
Watanabe T, Geib SJ, Curran DP, Taniguchi T. N-Heterocyclic Carbene Boranes are Hydrogen Donors in Masamune-Bergman Reactions of Benzo[3,4]cyclodec-3-ene-1,5-diynes. J Org Chem. 2017 Dec 15;82(24):13034-13042. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b01981. PubMed PMID: 29120175.
Bolt DA, Curran DP. 1-Butyl-3-methylimidazol-2-ylidene Borane: A Readily Available, Liquid N-Heterocyclic Carbene Borane Reagent. J Org Chem. 2017 Dec 15;82(24):13746-13750. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b02730. PubMed PMID: 29117477.
Walton JC, McFadden TR, Curran DP. Generation and Structure of Unique Boriranyl Radicals. J Am Chem Soc. 2017 Nov 22;139(46):16514-16517. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b10788. PubMed PMID: 29099598.
Allen TH, Kawamoto T, Gardner S, Geib SJ, Curran DP. N-Heterocyclic Carbene Boryl Iodides Catalyze Insertion Reactions of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Boranes and Diazoesters. Org Lett. 2017 Jul 7;19(13):3680-3683. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b01777. PubMed PMID: 28641014.
Watanabe T, Hirose D, Curran DP, Taniguchi T. Borylative Radical Cyclizations of Benzo[3,4]cyclodec-3-ene-1,5-diynes and N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Boranes. Chemistry. 2017 Apr 24;23(23):5404-5409. doi: 10.1002/chem.201700689. PubMed PMID: 28205265.
McFadden TR, Fang C, Geib SJ, Merling E, Liu P, Curran DP. Synthesis of Boriranes by Double Hydroboration Reactions of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Boranes and Dimethyl Acetylenedicarboxylate. J Am Chem Soc. 2017 Feb 8;139(5):1726-1729. doi: 10.1021/jacs.6b09873. PubMed PMID: 28106381.
Clark AJ, Curran DP, Fox DJ, Ghelfi F, Guy CS, Hay B, James N, Phillips JM, Roncaglia F, Sellars PB, Wilson P, Zhang H. Axially Chiral Enamides: Substituent Effects, Rotation Barriers, and Implications for their Cyclization Reactions. J Org Chem. 2016 Jul 1;81(13):5547-65. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00889. PubMed PMID: 27267662.
Curran DP, McFadden TR. Understanding Initiation with Triethylboron and Oxygen: The Differences between Low-Oxygen and High-Oxygen Regimes. J Am Chem Soc. 2016 Jun 22;138(24):7741-52. doi: 10.1021/jacs.6b04014. PubMed PMID: 27243276.
Allen TH, Curran DP. Relative Reactivity of Stable Ligated Boranes and a Borohydride Salt in Rhodium(II)-Catalyzed Boron-Hydrogen Insertion Reactions. J Org Chem. 2016 Mar 4;81(5):2094-8. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00091. PubMed PMID: 26871613.
Zhang H, Hay EB, Geib SJ, Curran DP. Fates of imine intermediates in radical cyclizations of N-sulfonylindoles and ene-sulfonamides. Beilstein J Org Chem. 2015;111649-55. doi: 10.3762/bjoc.11.181. PubMed PMID: 26664585; PMCID: PMC4660904.
Studer A, Curran DP. Catalysis of Radical Reactions: A Radical Chemistry Perspective. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2016 Jan 4;55(1):58-102. doi: 10.1002/anie.201505090. PubMed PMID: 26459814.
Nerkar S, Curran DP. Synthesis and Suzuki Reactions of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Difluoro(aryl)-boranes. Org Lett. 2015 Jul 17;17(14):3394-7. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b01101. PubMed PMID: 26147155.
Watanabe T, Curran DP, Taniguchi T. Hydroboration of Arynes Formed by Hexadehydro-Diels-Alder Cyclizations with N-Heterocyclic Carbene Boranes. Org Lett. 2015 Jul 17;17(14):3450-3. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b01480. PubMed PMID: 26114804.
Kawamoto T, Geib SJ, Curran DP. Radical Reactions of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Boranes with Organic Nitriles: Cyanation of NHC-Boranes and Reductive Decyanation of Malononitriles. J Am Chem Soc. 2015 Jul 8;137(26):8617-22. doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b04677. PubMed PMID: 26050710.
Damodaran K, Li X, Pan X, Curran DP. Dynamic Behavior of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Boranes: Boron-Carbene Bonds in B,B-Disubstituted N,N-Dimethylimidazol-2-ylidene Boranes Have Substantial Rotation Barriers. J Org Chem. 2015 May 1;80(9):4465-9. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b00324. PubMed PMID: 25843519.

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