(58) “Stereospecific Cross-Coupling Reactions Provide Conformationally-Biased Arylalkanes with Anti-Leukemia Activity” Sanford, A.B; Tollefson, E.J.; Jarvo, E.R.

Invited manuscript for special issue commemorating Wolf Prize of Professors Buchwald and Hartwig

(57) “A Unified Explanation for Chemoselecivity and Stereospecificity of Ni-Catalyzed Kumada and Cross-Electrophile Coupling Reactions of Benzylic Ethers: A Combined Computational and Experimental Study” Chen, P.; Lucas, E.; Greene, M. A.;  Zhang, S.; Tollefson, E.J.; Erickson, L.; Taylor, B.L.;  Jarvo, E.R.; Hong, X. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019141, 5835–5855.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b00097

(56) “Outer-Sphere Control for Divergent Multicatalysis with Common Catalytic Moieties” Shugrue, C. R.; Sculimbrene, B. R.; Jarvo, E. R.; Mercado, B. Q.; Miller, S. J.* J. Org. Chem. 2019, Just accepted.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b03068

(55) “Nickel-Catalyzed Directed Hydroarylation of Alkynes with Boronic Acids” Hanna, L. E.; Konev, M.; Jarvo, E. R. Eur J. Org. Chem. 2019, 184-187.  DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201801494

(54) “Keeping Track of Electrons” Lucas, E.L.; Jarvo, E.R. Acc. Chem. Res. 2018, 51, 567-572. DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00432(53) “Nickel-Catalyzed Hydrogenolysis and Conjugate Addition of 2-(Hydroxymethyl)pyridines via Organozinc Intermediates” Hanna, L. E.; Harris, M. R.; Domon, K.; Jarvo, E. R. Org. Lett. 201719, 6304-6307.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b03049

(52) “Mechanism and Origins of Ligand-Controlled Stereoselectivity of Ni-Catalyzed Suzuki–Miyaura Coupling with Benzylic Esters: A Computational Study.” Zhang, S.; Taylor, B. L. H.; Ji, C.; Gao, Y.; Harris, M. R.; Hanna, L. E.; Jarvo, E. R.; Houk, K. N.; Hong, X. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 12994–13005.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b04973

(51) “Stereospecific and stereoconvergent cross-couplings between alkyl electrophiles.” Lucas, E. L.; Jarvo, E. R. Nat. Rev. Chem. 20171, 0065.
DOI: 10.1038/s41570-017-0065

(50) “Nitroxyl Surprise: A Simple Amine Additive Revealed as Copper’s Co-Catalyst in the Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols” Konev, M. O.; Jarvo, E. R. ACS Cent. Sci. 2017, 3, 272–274.
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00138

(49) “Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Electrophile Coupling of Alkyl Fluorides: Stereospecific Synthesis of Vinylcyclopropanes” Erickson, L. W.; Lucas, E. L.; Tollefson, E. J.; Jarvo, E. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 14006–14011.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b07567

Highlighted in Synfacts 2017, 13, 63.


(48) “Decarboxylative Alkyl–Alkyl Cross-Coupling Reactions” Konev, M. O.; Jarvo, E. R. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201655, 11340–11342.


(47) “Intra- and Intermolecular Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Cross-Electrophile Coupling Reactions of Benzylic Esters with Aryl Halides” Konev, M. O.; Hanna, L. E.; Jarvo, E. R. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 6730–6733.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201601206

Highlighted in Org. Process Res. Dev. 2016, 20, 1109−1117. DOI:


(46) “Selective Cross-Electrophile Coupling Using Dual Catalysis” Hanna, L. E.; Jarvo, E. R. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 15618. doi/10.1002/anie.201509444

Invited highlight.


(45) “Silver-Catalyzed Enantioselective Propargylation Reactions of N-Sulfonylketimines.” Osborne, C. A.; Endean, T. B. D.; Jarvo, E. R. Org. Lett. 201517, 5340. DOI 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b02692

Highlighted in Synfacts 2016, 12, 14.
45-OL-Ag(44) “Stereospecific Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions of Benzylic Ethers with Isotopically-Labeled Grignard Reagents.”  Dawson, D. D.; Jarvo, E. R. Org. Proc. Res. Dev. 2015, 19, 1356. DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.5b00148

Invited contribution to special issue “Non-precious Metal Catalysis”

44-OPRD(43) “Stereospecific Intramolecular Reductive Cross-Electrophile Coupling Reactions for Cyclopropane Synthesis.  Tollefson, E. J.; Erickson, L. W. Jarvo, E. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 9760. DOI:10.1021/jacs.5b03870

Highlighted in Org. Proc. Res. Dev. 201620, 105.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.6b00012

(42) “Stereospecific Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions of Benzylic Ethers and Esters.” Tollefson, E. J.; Hanna, L. E.; Jarvo, E. R. Acc. Chem. Res. 2015, 48, 2344. Link

Invited contribution to special issue, “Earth Abundant Metals in Homogeneous Catalysis

(41) “Selective synthesis of either enantiomer of an anti-breast cancer agent via a common enantioenriched intermediate.” Johnson, A. G.; Tranquilli, M. M.; Harris, M. R.; Jarvo, E. R. Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 3486. Link

Invited Manuscript for Symposium-In-Print in Memory of Professor Wasserman

(40) “Stereospecific Cross-Coupling Reactions of Aryl-Substituted Tetrahydrofurans, Tetrahydropyrans, and Lactones.” Tollefson, E. J.; Dawson, D. D.; Osborne, C. A.; Jarvo, E. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 14951. Link

Highlighted in Org. Proc. Res. Dev. 2015, 19, 322. DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.5b00022

(39) “Enantiospecific Intramolecular Heck Reactions of Secondary Benzylic Ethers.” Harris, M. R.; Konev, M. O.; Jarvo, E. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 7825. Link

Highlighted in Synfacts 2014, 10, 932.

(38) “Diaryl and Heteroaryl Sulfides: Synthesis via Sulfenyl Chlorides and Evaluation as Selective Anti-Breast-Cancer Agents.” Yonova, I. M.; Osborne, C. A.; Morrissette, N. S.; Jarvo, E. R. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 1947. Link

(37) “Stereospecific Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions of Alkyl Grignard Reagents and Identification of Selective Anti-Breast-Cancer Agents.” Yonova, I. M.; Johnson, A. G.; Osborne, C. A.; Moore, C. E.; Morrissette, N. S.; Jarvo, E. R. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 2422. Link

Highlighted as “Synfact of the Month” in Synfacts 2014, 10, 515.

(36) “Enantioselective Propargylation and Allenylation Reactions of Ketones and Imines.” Wisniewska, H. M.; Jarvo, E. R. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 11629. Link

(35) “Functional-Group-Tolerant, Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reaction for Enantioselective Construction of Tertiary Methyl-Bearing Stereocenters.” Wisniewska, H. M.; Swift, E. C.; Jarvo, E. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 9083. Link

(34) “Asymmetric Transition Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions for the Construction of Tertiary Stereocenters.” Swift, E. C.; Jarvo, E. R. Tetrahedron 2013, 69, 5799. Link
xcouple review abstract

(33) “Silver-Catalyzed Allenylation and Enantioselective Propargylation Reactions of Ketones.”  Kohn, B. L.; Ichiishi, N.; Jarvo, E. R. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 4414. Link

Highlighted in Synfacts 2013, 9, 766.

(32) “Retention or Inversion in Stereospecific Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Benzylic Carbamates with Arylboronic Esters: Control of Absolute Stereochemistry with an Achiral Catalyst.”  Harris, M. R.; Hanna, L. E.; Greene, M. A.; Moore, C. E.; Jarvo, E. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 3303. Link

(31) “Synthesis of Enantioenriched Triarylmethanes by Stereospecific Cross-Coupling Reactions.” Taylor, B. L. H.; Harris, M. R.; Jarvo, E. R. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 7790. Link

 (30) “Traceless Directing Group for Stereospecific Nickel-Catalyzed Alkyl−Alkyl Cross-Coupling Reactions.” Greene, M. A., Yonova, I. M., Williams, F. J., Jarvo, E. R. Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 4293. Link

Highlighted in Synfacts 2012, 8, 1228.

(29) “Developments in Transition-Metal Catalyzed Reactions Using Electrophilic Nitrogen Sources.” Barker, T. J., Jarvo, E. R. Synthesis, 2011, 24, 3954. Link
droppedImage-236(28) “Rhodium-Catalyzed Redox Allylation Reactions of Ketones.” F. J. Williams, R. E. Grote, E. R. Jarvo. Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 1496. Link

Invited manuscript for “Emerging Investigators” Issue

(27) “Regioselective Silver-Mediated Kondakov-Darzens Olefin Acylation.” Barczak, N. T., Jarvo, E. R. Chem.–Eur J. 2011, 17, 12912. Link

(26) “Construction of Enantioenriched Tertiary Stereogenic Centers by Nickel- and Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions of Alkyl Electrophiles.” Taylor, B. L. H., Jarvo, E. R. Synlett, 2011, 19, 2761. Link

Invited highlight of Publication #19

(25) “Palladium-Catalyzed Annulation Reactions for Diastereoselective Cyclopentene Synthesis.” B. L. Kohn, E. R. Jarvo. Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 4858. Link

(24) “Oxazolidine Synthesis by Complementary Stereospecific and Stereoconvergent Methods.” M. B. Shaghafi, R. E. Grote, E. R. Jarvo. Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 5188. Link

(23) “Stereochemistry of Transmetalation of Alkylboranes in Nickel-Catalyzed Alkyl-Alkyl Cross-Coupling Reactions.” B. L. H. Taylor, E. R. Jarvo. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 7573. Link

(22) “Titanium-Mediated Amination of Grignard Reagents using Primary and Secondary Amines.” T. J. Barker, E. R. Jarvo. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 8325. Link

Highlighted in Synfacts 2011, 11, 1232.

(21) “Palladium-Catalyzed Cascade Reaction for Synthesis of Substituted Isoindolines.” F. J. Williams, E. R. Jarvo. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 4459. Link

Highlighted in Synfacts 2011, 7, 766.

(20) “Enantioselective Silver-Catalyzed Propargylation of Aldimines.” H. M. Wisniewska, E. R. Jarvo. Chem. Sci. 20112, 807-810. Link

Highlighted in Synfacts 2011, 6, 646. Link

(19) “Stereospecific Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions of Alkyl Ethers: Enantioselective Synthesis of Diarylethanes.” B. L. H. Taylor, E. C. Swift, J. D. Waetzig, E. R. Jarvo. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 389-391. Link

Highlighted in Synfacts 2011, 4, 351.

(18) “Diene-Ligated Iridium Complexes as Catalysts for Allylation and Methallylation Reactions of Ketones.” T. J. Barker, E. R. Jarvo. Synthesis 2010, 19, 3259-3262. Link

(17) “Umpolung Amination: Nickel-Catalyzed Coupling Reactions of N,N-Dialkyl-N-chloroamines with Diorganozinc Reagents” T. J. Barker, E. R. Jarvo J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 15598-15599. Link

Highlighted in Synfacts 2010, 2, 212.

(16) “Diene-Ligated Iridium Catalyst for Allylation Reactions of Ketones and Imines” T. J. Barker, E. R. Jarvo Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 1047-1049. Link

(15) “Palladium-Catalyzed, One-Pot, Three-Component Synthesis of Homoallylic Amines from Aldehyde Anisidine, and Allyl Trifluoroacetate” R. E. Grote, E. R. Jarvo Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 485-488.  Link

(14) “Conjugate Allylation Reactions of Alkylidene Malononitriles Catalyzed by NHC-ligated Palladium Catalysts.”  J.D. Waetzig, E.C. Swift, E.R. Jarvo,Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 3197-3201. Link

(13) “Silver-Catalyzed, Manganese-Mediated Allylation Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones.”  N.T. Barczak, E.R. Jarvo, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 5507-5510.  Link

(12) “Palladium-Catalyzed Conjugate Allylation of a,b-Unsaturated N-Acylpyrroles.”  M.B. Shaghafi, B.L. Kohn, E.R. Jarvo, Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 4743-4746Link

Highlighted in Nachrichten aus der Chemie 2009, 57, 6.

(11) “Catalytic Umpolung Allylation of Aldehydes by π-Allylpalladium Complexes Containing Bidentate N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands.”  N.T. Barczak, R.E. Grote, E.R. Jarvo, Organometallics 2007, 26, 4863-4865.  Link

(10) “Efficient Total Syntheses of (-)-Colombiasin A and (-)-Elisapterosin B:  Application of the Asymmetric Quinone Diels-Alder Reaction” A.A. Boezio, E.R. Jarvo, B.M. Lawrence, E.N. Jacobsen, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed2005, 44, 6046-6050.

(9) “Highly Enantio- and Regioselective Quinone Diels-Alder Reaction Catalyzed by a Tridentate [(Schiff Base CrIII)] Complex.” E.R. Jarvo, B.M. Lawrence, E.N. Jacobsen, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 6043-6046.

(8) “Asymmetric Acylations.” E.R. Jarvo, S.J. Miller, Comprehensive Asymmetric Catalysis, Supplement 1; E.N. Jacobsen, A. Pfaltz, H. Yamamoto, Eds.; Springer-Verlag: Berlin, Heidelberg, 2004; Chapter 43.

(7) “Amino Acids and Peptides as Asymmetric Organocatalysts.” E.R. Jarvo, S.J. Miller, Tetrahedron 200258, 2481-2495.

(6) “Fluorescence-Based Screening of Asymmetric Acylation Catalysts Through Parallel-Enantiomer Analysis.  Identification of a Catalysts for Tertiary Alcohol Resolution.” E.R. Jarvo, C.A. Evans, G.T. Copeland, S.J. Miller J. Org. Chem. 2001, 66, 5522-5527.

(5) “Incorporation of Peptide Isosteres into Enantioselective Peptide-Based Catalysts as Mechanistic Probes.” M.M. Vasbinder, E.R. Jarvo, S.J. Miller. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 2824-2827.

(4) “Asymmetric Acylation Reactions Catalyzed by Conformationally Biased Octapeptides.” E.R. Jarvo, M.M. Vasbinder, S.J. Miller. Tetrahedron 2000, 56, 9773-9779.

(3) “A Biomimetic Approach to Asymmetric Acyl Transfer Catalysis.” E.R. Jarvo, G.T. Copeland, N. Papaioannou, P.J. Bonitatebus, Jr., S.J. Miller. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 11638-11643.

(2) “Minimal Acylase-Like Peptides. Conformational Control of Absolute Stereospecificity.” E.R. Jarvo, G.T. Copeland, S.J. Miller.  J. Org. Chem. 1998, 63, 6784-6785.

(1) “High-Pressure Diels-Alder Reactions of Quinone mono-ketals.” E.R. Jarvo, S.R. Boothroyde, M.A. Kerr. Synlett 1996, 879.