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10. Modular bismacycles for the selective C-H arylation of phenols and naphthols.


Jurrat, M.; Maggi, L.; Lewis, W.; Ball,* L. T. Nature Chem. 2020, 12, 260.

DOI: 10.1038/s41557-020-0425-4

Highlighted: Le Roch, A.; Gagnon, A. Nature Chem. 2020, 12, 223. [link]

9. Synthesis of air-stable, odorless thiophenol surrogates via Ni-catalyzed C-S cross-coupling.


Magné, V.; Ball,* L. T. Chem. - Eur. J2019, 25, 8903.

DOI: 10.1002/chem.201901874


8. Au-catalyzed biaryl coupling to generate 5- to 9-membered rings: turnover-limiting reductive elimination versus π-complexation.


Corrie, T. J. A.; Ball, L. T.; Russell, C. A.; Lloyd-Jones*, G. C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 245.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b10018

7. Self-control tames the coupling of reactive radicals.


Lloyd-Jones*, G. C.; Ball*, L. T.  Science 2014, 345, 381.


DOI: 10.1126/science.1256755

6. Gold-catalyzed oxidative coupling of arylsilanes and arenes: origin of selectivity and improved precatalyst.


Ball, L. T.; Lloyd-Jones*, G. C.; Russell*, C. A.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 254.


DOI: 10.1021/ja408712e

5. N,N-Diphospholylamines – a new family of ligand for highly active chromium-based selective ethene oligomerisation catalysts.


Stennett, T. E.; Hey, T. W.; Ball, L. T.; Flynn, S. R.; Radcliffe, J. E.; McMullin, C. L.; Wingad R. L.; Wass* D. F.  ChemCatChem 2013, 5, 2946.


DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201300306

3. Application of the lithiation-borylation reaction to the rapid and enantioselective synthesis of the bisabolane family of sesquiterpenes.


Aggarwal*, V. K.; Ball, L. T.; Carobene, S.; Connelly, R. L.; Hesse, M. J.; Partridge, B. M.; Roth, P.; Thomas, S. P.; Webster, M. P. Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 9230.


DOI: 10.1039/c2cc32176a

2. Gold-catalysed oxyarylation of styrenes, mono- and gem-disubstituted olefins facilitated by an iodine(III) oxidant.


Ball, L. T.; Lloyd-Jones*, G. C.; Russell*, C. A. Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 2931.


DOI: 10.1002/chem.201103061

1. Arylsilanes: application to gold-catalyzed oxyarylation of alkenes.


Ball, L. T.; Green, M.; Lloyd-Jones*, G. C.; Russell*, C. A.  Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 4724.


DOI: 10.1021/ol1019162


4. Gold-catalyzed direct arylation.


Ball, L. T.; Lloyd-Jones*, G. C.; Russell*, C. A. Science 2012, 337, 1644.


DOI: 10.1126/science.1225709