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29. Synthesis of highly functionalized bismacycles via post-transmetallation modification of arylboronic acids

Sivanandan, S. T.; Owen, B.; Guiry, P. J.; Ball,* L. T.

J. Org. Chem. 2023, 88, 9730.

Among the most-read new articles of July 2023


27. Coaxial dielectric spectroscopy as an in-line process analytical technique for reaction monitoring

Dalligos, D. M.; Pilling,* M. J.; Dimitrakis,* G.; Ball,* L. T.

Org. Process Res. Dev. 2023, 27, 1094.


26. Skeletal editing: interconversion of arenes and heteroarenes

Joynson,* B. W.; K.; Ball,* L. T.


Helv. Chem. Acta 2023, 106, e202200182. 

Invited article (Bürgenstock special issue).

Most read Helvetica review of 2023.

Top cited Helvetica article of 2022-2023.


23. Umpolung synthesis of pyridyl ethers by Bi(V)-mediated O‑arylation of pyridones

Ruffell, K.; Gallegos, L. C.; Ling, K. B.; Paton,* R. S.; Ball,* L. T.


Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e202212873.


22. Bismuth-mediated α-arylation of acidic diketones with ortho-substituted boronic acids

Ruffell, K.; Argent, S. P.; Ling, K. B.; Ball,* L. T.


Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e202210840.

Highlighted: Synfacts 2022, 18, 1220.

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21. Generation of thiyl radicals from air-stable, odorless thiophenol surrogates: application to visible-light-promoted C–S cross-coupling

Swan, C.; Maggi, L.; Park, M.; Taylor, S.; Shepherd, W.; Ball,* L. T.


Synthesis 2022, 54, 3399.

Invited article (Bürgenstock: Future Stars in Chemistry).

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20. Zinc Phosphide

Barber, T.; Ball,* L. T.


Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. 2022.

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19. 5,5-Dioxido-10H-dibenzo[b,e][1,4]thiabismin-10-yl 4-Methylbenzenesulfonate

Ball,* L. T.


Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. 2022.

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18. Thiourea

Campopiano, O.; St. Jean Jr, D. J.; Ball,* L. T.


Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. 2022.


17. Phosphine-catalyzed aryne oligomerization: direct access to α,ω-bisfunctionalized oligo(ortho-arylenes)

Bürger, M.; Ehrhardt, N.; Barber, T.; Ball; L. T.; Namyslo, J. C.; Jones, P. G.; Werz,* D. B.


J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 16796.

Highlighted: Synfacts 2021, 17, 1334.


15. Bismuth(V)-mediated C–H arylation of phenols and naphthols 

Senior, A.; Ball,* L. T.


Synlett. 2021, 32, 235.

Invited article; selected as cover art.


14. Kinetic analysis of domino catalysis: a case study on gold-catalyzed arylation 

Ball, L. T.; Corrie, T. J. A.; Cresswell, A. J.; Lloyd-Jones*, G. C.


ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 10420.


13. Organobismuth redox manifolds: versatile tools for synthesis 

Ruffell, K.; Ball,* L. T.


Trends Chem. 2020, 2, 867.

Invited article.

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11. Polyurethanes and polyallophanates via sequence-selective copolymerization of epoxides and isocyanates

Jurrat, M.; Pointer-Gleadhill, B.; Ball,* L. T.; Chapman,* A.; Adriaenssens,* L. V. 


J. Am. Chem. Soc2020, 142, 8136.


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.

Highlighted: Nature Chem. 2020, 12, 223. 

  Organic Chemistry Portal

  Synfacts 2020, 16, 553.


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

Magné, V.; Ball,* L. T. 


ChemEur. J. 2019, 25, 8903.

Hot paper.


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.


7. Self-control tames the coupling of reactive radicals

Lloyd-Jones*, G. C.; Ball*, L. T. 


Science 2014, 345, 381.


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.


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.


4. Gold-catalyzed direct arylation


Ball, L. T.; Lloyd-Jones*, G. C.; Russell*, C. A.


Science 2012, 337, 1644.


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.


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.


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.

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