Douglass F. Taber

Recent Publications

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190. Taber, D. F.; Paquette, C. M.; Reddy, P. G. One carbon homologation of halides to benzyl ethers Tetrahedron Lett. 50: 2462-2463 (2009).

189. Taber, D. F.; Sheth, R. B.; Tian, W. Synthesis of (+)-Coronafacic Acid J. Org. Chem. 74: 2433-2477 (2009).

188. Taber, D. F.; Guo, P. Convenient access to bicyclic and tricyclic triazenes J. Org. Chem. 73: 9479-9481 (2008).

187. Taber, D. F.; Berry, J. F.; Martin, T. J. Convenient synthetic route to an enantiomerically pure FMOC alpha-amino acid J. Org. Chem. 73: 9334-9339 (2008).

186. Taber, D. F.; Bai, S.; Guo, P. A convenient reagent for aldehyde to alkyne homologation Tetrahedron Lett. 49: 6904-6906 (2008).

185. Taber, D. F.; Sheth, R. B. A three-step route to a tricyclic steroid precursor J. Org. Chem. 73: 8030-8032 (2008).

184. Taber, D. F.; Tian, W. Synthesis of (-)-Hamigeran B J. Org. Chem. 73: 7560-7564 (2008).

183. Taber, D. F.; Joerger, J.-M. Synthesis of bis-18,18 '-desmethyl ritterazine N J. Org. Chem. 73: 4155-4159 (2008).

182. Taber, D. F.; Joerger, J.-M.; Taluskie, K. V. Toward the total synthesis of Ritterazine N. Pure App. Chem. 80: 1141 (2008).

181. Taber, D.F.; Reddy, G. P.; Arneson, K. O. A potential route to neuroprostanes and isoprostanes: Preparation of the four enantiomerically-pure diastereomers of 13-F4t-NeuroP J. Org. Chem. 73: 3467-3474 (2008).

180. Taber, D. F.; Sikkander, M. I.; Berry, J. F.; Frankowski, K. J. Preparation of 2-iodo allylic alcohols from 2-butyn-1,4-diol J. Org. Chem. 73: 1605-1607 (2008).

179. Taber, D.F.; Patel, S.; Hambleton, T. M.; Winkel, E. E. Vanillin synthesis from 4-hydroxybenzaldehyde. J. Chem. Educ. 84: 1158 (2007).

178. Taber, D. F.; Sikkander, M.I.; Storck, P.H. Enantioselective synthesis of (+)-Majusculone J. Org. Chem. 72: 4098-4101 (2007).

177. Taber, D. F.; Joerger, J.-M. Preparation of the 5/5-spiroketal of the ritterazines. J. Org. Chem. 72: 3454-3457 (2007).

176. Taber, D. F.; Tian, W. Rhodium-catalyzed intramolecular C-H insertion of alpha-aryl-alpha-diazo ketones. J. Org. Chem. 72: 3207-3210 (2007).

175. Taber, D. F.; DeMatteo, P. W.; Taluskie, K. V. Synthesis of symmetrical and unsymmetrical pyrazines. J. Org. Chem. 72: 1492-1494 (2007).

174. Taber, D. F.; Liang, J. Single enantiomer epoxides by bromomandelation of prochiral alkenes. J. Org. Chem. 72: 431-434 (2007).

173. Taber, D. F.; Nelson, C. G. Potassium hydride in paraffin: A useful base for organic synthesis. J. Org. Chem. 71: 8973-8974 (2006).

172. Taber, D.F. ; Taluskie, K. V. Computationally guided organometallic chemistry: Preparation of the heptacyclic pyrazine core of Ritterazine N J. Org. Chem. 71: 2797(2006).

170. Taber, D.F.; Tian, W. The Neber route to substituted indoles. J. Am. Chem. Soc 128: 1058-1059 (2006).

156. Taber, D. F; Joshi, P. V; Kanai, K. 2,5-Dialkyl cyclohexenones by Fe(CO)5-mediated carbonylation of alkenyl cyclopropanes: functional group compatibility. J. Org. Chem. 69: 2268-71 (2004).

154. Hou, X.; Roberts, J.J. II; Gobeil, F. Jr.; Taber, D.F.; Kanai, K.; Abran, D.; Brault, S.; Checchin, D.; Sennlaub, F.; Lachapelle, P.; Varma, D.R.; Chemtob, S. Isomer-specific contractile effects of a series of synthetic F2-isoprostanes on retinal and cerebral microvasculature Free Radical Biol Med. 36:163-172 (2004).

153. Taber, D.F.; Hoerrner, R.S.; Herr, R,J,; Gleave, D.M.; Kanai, K.; Pina, R.; Jiang, Q.; Xu, M. The diazo ketone approach to the isoprostanes. Chem. Phys. Lipids 128: 57-67 (2004).

152. Taber, D.F.; Storck, P. H. Synthesis of tetrodotoxin: Preparation of an advanced cyclohexenone intermediate. J. Org. Chem. 68: 7768-7771 (2003).

151. Taber, D.F.; Frankowski, K. J. Grubbs' catalyst in paraffin: An air-stable preparation for alkene metathesis. J. Org. Chem. 68: 6047-6048 (2003).

150. Taber, D.F.; Storck, P.H. Linchpin construction of unsymmetrical 1,4-alkynediols. J. Org. Chem. 67: 8273-8275 (2002).

149. Taber, D.F.; Xu, M.; Hartnett, J.C. Synthesis of the eight enantiomerically-pure diastereomers of the 12-F2-Isoprostanes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124: 13121-13126 (2002).

148. Taber, D.F.; Neubert, T.D.; Rheingold, A.L. Synthesis of (-)-Morphine. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124: 12416-17 (2002).

147. Taber, D.F.; Jiang, Q.; Chen, B.; Zhang, W.; Campbell, C.L. Synthesis of (-)-Calicoferol B. J. Org. Chem. 67: 4821-4827 (2002).

146. Taber, D.F.; Nakajima, K.; Xu, M.; Rheingold, A.L. Lactone-directed intramolecular Diels-Alder cyclization: Synthesis of trans-dihydroconfertifolin. J. Org. Chem. 67: 4501-4504 (2002).

145. Taber, D.F.; Mitten, J.V. Preparation and reactions of 2-chloro-3,4-epoxy-1-butene: A convenient route to (Z)-3-chloroallylic alcohols. J. Org. Chem. 67: 3847-3851 (2002).

144. Taber, D.F.; Teng, D. Total synthesis of the ethyl ester of the major urinary metabolite of prostaglandin E2. J. Org. Chem. 67:1607-1612 (2002).

143. Taber, D.F.; Joshi, P.V. Free radical generation by reduction of ketone tosylhydrazones. C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris, Chimie 4: 557-560 (2001).

142. Taber, D.F.; Christos, T.E.; Rahimizadeh, M.; Chen, B. A convenient chiron for substituted cyclohexanones. J. Org. Chem. 66:5911-5914 (2001).

141. Hou, X.; Roberts, J.L.; Taber, D.F.; Morrow, J.D.; Kanai, K.; Gobeil, F.; Beauchamp, M.H.; Bernier, S.G.; Lepage, G.; Varma, D.R.; Chemtob, S. 2,3-Dinor-5,6-dihydro-15-F-2t-isoprostane: a bioactive prostanoid metabolite. Am. J. Physiol. 281: R391-R400 (2001).

140. Taber, D.F.; Bui, G.; Chen, B. Synthesis of (-)-delobanone. J. Org. Chem. 66:3423-3426 (2001).

139. Taber, D.F.; Nakajima, K. Unsymmetrical ozonolysis of a Diels-Alder adduct: Practical preparation of a key intermediate for heme total synthesis. J. Org. Chem. 66:2515-2517 (2001).

138. Taber, D.F.; Jiang, Q. Total synthesis of the four enantiomerically pure diastereomers of 8-F2t-isoprostane. J. Org. Chem. 66:1876-1884 (2001).

137. Taber, D.F.; Malcolm, S.C. Synthesis of (-)-astrogorgiadiol J. Org. Chem. 66:94-953 (2001).

136. Taber, D.F.; Neubert, T.D. Enantioselective construction of cyclic quaternary centers: (-)-Mesembrine J. Org. Chem. 66:143 (2001).

135. Lahuerta, P.; Perez-Prieto, J.; Sanua, M.; Stiriba, S.E.; Taber, D.F. Ortho-metalated dirhodium(II)-catalyzed alpha-diazocarbonyl transformation.

134. Taber, D.F.; Jiang, Q. Preparation of ent-prostaglandin E2. Tetrahedron 56: 5991 (2000).

133. Taber, D.F.; Campbell, C.L.; Louey, J.P.; Wang, Y.; Zhang, W. Prediciting the diastereoselectivity of intramolecular diene cyclozirconation: Applications to natural product synthesis. Current Organic Chemistry 4: 809 (2000).

132. Taber, D.F.; Green, J.H.; Zhang, W.; Song, R. Preparation of a cis-isoprostane synthon. J. Org. Chem. 65: 5436 (2000).

131. Chenault, H.K.; Yang, J.; Taber, D.F. Total synthesis of a-deamino3-(b-D-glucopyranosyl)kynurenine. Tetrahedron 56: 3673 (2000).

130. Taber, D.F.; Yu, H. Drugs from Nature? Synthesis of the isonitrin antibiotics Science Progress 83: 135 (2000). 

129. Taber, D.F.; Kanai, K.; Jiang, Q.; Bui, G. Enantiomerically pure cyclohexenones by Fe-mediated carbonylation of alkenyl cyclopropanes J. Am. Chem. Soc. 122:6807 (2000).

128. Taber, D.F.; Wang, Y.; Pahutski, T.F., Jr. Diastereoselective cyclopentane construction J. Org. Chem. 65: 3861 (2000).

127. Taber, D.F.; Zhang, W.; Campbell, C.L.; Rheingold, A.R.; Incarvito, C.D. Cyclozirconation of a computationally-designed diene: Synthesis of (-)-androst-4-ene-3,16-dione J. Am. Chem. Soc.122:4813

126. Taber, D.F.; Sethuraman, M. R. Unsymmetrical diaryl ketones from arenes J. Org. Chem. 65:254 (2000).

125. Taber, D.F.; Christos, T.E.; Neubert, T.D.; Batra, D. Cyclization of 1,1-disubstituted alkenes to cyclopentenes J. Org. Chem. 64:9673 (1999).

124. Taber, D.F.; Kanai, K. Synthesis of 2,3-dinor-5,6-dihydro-15F2t-isoprostane J. Org. Chem. 64:7983 (1999).

123. Taber, D.F.; Kanai, K.; Pina, R. 5-F2t-Isoprostane, a human hormone? J. Am. Chem. Soc. 121:7773 (1999).

122. Taber, D.F.; Balijepalli, B.; Liu, K.-K.; Kong, S.; Rheingold, A.L.; Askham, F.R. Designing the chiral space around an early transition metal: Myrtanyl zirconocene J. Org. Chem. 64:4525 (1999).

121. Morrow, J.D.; Zackert, W.E.; Yang, J.P.; Kurhts, E.H.; Callewaert, D.; Dworski, R.; Kanai, K.; Taber, D.; Moore, K.; Oates, J.A.; Roberts, L.J. Quantification of the major urinary metabolite of 15-F2t isoprostane (8-isoPGF2a) by a stable isotope dilution mass spectometric assay. Analytical Biochem. 269: 326 (1999).

120. Taber, D.F.; Christos, T.E.; Guzei, I.A.; Rheingold, A.L. Synthesis of (-)-fumagillin. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 121:5589 (1999).

119. Taber, D.F.; Nelson, J.D.; Northrop, J.P. Preparation and identification of benzoic acids and benzamides: An organic "unknown" lab. J. Chem. Educ. 76: 828 (1999).

118. Taber, D.F.; Malcolm, S.C.; Bieger, K.; Pahuerta, P.; Sanau, M.; Stiriba, S.-E.; Perez- Prieto, J.; Angeles-Monge, M. Synthesis, structure, and reactivity of the first enantiomerically pure ortho-metalated rhodium(II) dimer. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 121: 860 (1999).

117. Taber, D.F.; Yu, H.; Guzei, I.A.; Rheingold, A.L. Synthesis of (-)-isonitrin B. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 120: 13285 (1998).

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