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D. R.  Williams, L. Fu. General Methodology for the Preparation of 2,5-Disubstituted-1,3-oxazoles, Org. Lett. ASAP [PDF]

D. R.  Williams, M. J. Walsh, and N. Miller. Studies of Xenicane Diterpenes.  A Stereocontrolled Total Synthesis of 4-Hydroxydictyolactone, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 9038–9045, 2009. [PDF]

D. R. Williams, Á. I. M-R, and C. M. Williams. Reactivity Studies of 3,3-Bis(trimethylsilyl)-2-methyl-1-propene in Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Allylation Reactions. Org. Lett. 8, 4393-4396 2006. [PDF]

 

D. R. Williams, J. T. Reeves, P. P. Nag, W. H. Pitcock, Jr., M. -H. Baik. Studies of the Generation and Pericyclic Behavior of Cyclic Pentadienyl Carbanions. Alkylation Reactions as an Efficient Route to Functionalized cis-Bicyclo[3.3.0]octenes
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128,12339-12348. 2006. [PDF]

 

D. R. Williams, D. C. Kammler, A. F. Donnell and W. R. F. Goundry, Total Synthesis of (+)-Apiosporamide:  Assignment of Relative and Absolute Configuration, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 44, 6715–6718, 2005. [PDF]

D. R. Williams and M. W. Fultz, 1-Alkoxyallene as an Effective Precursor for Regio- and Stereocontrolled Allylation Reactions with Aliphatic Aldehydes via Bis-Stannylation, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127, 14550–14551 2005.[PDF]

D. R. Williams, A.A. Kiryanov, U. Emde, M.P. Clark, M.A. Berliner, J.T. Reeves, Studies of Stereocontrolled Allylation Reactions for the Total Synthesis of Phorboxazole A, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 101, 12058–12063, 2004. [PDF]

D. R. Williams, J.T. Reeves, Carbolithiation for the Generation of Cyclooctadienyl Anions and Tandem Electrocyclization/Alkylation to Functionalized cis-Bicyclo[3.3.0]octenes, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 3434–3435, 2004. [PDF]

D. R. Williams, S.V. Plummer, S. Patnaik, Formal Synthesis of Leucascandrolide A, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 42, 3934–3938, 2003 [PDF]

 

D. R. Williams, A.A. Kiryanov, U. Emde, M.P. Clark, M.A. Berliner, J.T. Reeves, Total Synthesis of Phorboxazole A, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 42, 1258–1262, 2003. [PDF]

D. R. Williams, R.W. Heidebrecht, Jr., Total Synthesis of (+)-4,5-Deoxyneodolabelline, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125, 1843–1850, 2003.[PDF]

D. R. Williams and K.G. Meyer, Total Synthesis of (+)-Amphidinolide K, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123, 765-767, 2001. [PDF]

D. R. Williams, G.S. Cortez, S.L. Bogen and C.M. Rojas, Total Synthesis of Lankacyclinol, Angew. Chemie, Intl. Ed. 39, 4612-4615, 2000. [PDF]

 

122. D. R.  Williams, M. J. Walsh, and N. Miller, Studies of Xenicane Diterpenes.  A Stereocontrolled Total Synthesis of 4-Hydroxydictyolactone, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 9038–9045, 2009. [PDF]

121. D. R. Williams and M. J. Walsh, The Ugi Multicomponent Reaction, Name Reactions for Homologations - Part II, Li, J. J. and Corey, E. J., Eds.; Wiley & Sons:  Hoboken, NJ, 2009, 786-805.

120. D. R. Williams and J. C. Klein, The Passerini Reaction, Name Reactions for Homologations - Part II, Li, J. J. and Corey, E. J., Eds.; Wiley & Sons:  Hoboken, NJ, 2009, 765-785.

119. D. R. Williams and P. P. Nag, Claisen and Related Rearrangements, Name Reactions for Homologations - Part II, Li, J. J. and Corey, E. J., Eds.; Wiley & Sons:  Hoboken, NJ, 2009, 33-87.

118. D. R. Williams, M. J. Walsh, C. D. Claeboe, and N. Zorn, Studies for the Synthesis of Marine Natural Products, Pure Appl. Chem. 81, 181–194, 2009.

117. D. R. Williams, M. W. Fultz, N,N-Dimethylacetamide Dimethyl Acetal (Update), Electronic Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Fuchs, P., Ed.; John Wiley & Sons Ltd.:  Sussex, 2009.

116. D. R. Williams, P. P. Nag and N. Zorn, The Development of Strategies for the Synthesis of Peloruside A – a Novel Antitumor Agent, Current Opinion in Drug Discovery and Development, 11, 2008, 251–271.

115. D. R. Williams, P. P. Nag, Reactions of SE' Substitution for Organostannanes in Organic Synthesis, Tin Chemistry – Fundamentals, Frontiers and Applications, Davies, A., Gielen, M., Pannell, K. and Tiekink, E., Eds.; John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.: Chichester, 2008, pp. 515–560.

114. D. R. Williams, J. C. Klein, Dioxobis(2,4-pentanedionato)molybdenum, MoO2(acac)2, Electronic Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Molander, G., Ed.; John Wiley & Sons Ltd.:  Sussex, 2008.

113. D. R. Williams, Synthesis Studies of Dolabellanes and Transannular Processes Leading to Related Diterpenes, Strategies and Tactics in Organic Synthesis, Vol. 7, Harmata, M. Ed.; Elsevier: Amsterdam, 2008, pp. 243-267.

112. D. R. Williams, S. Patnaik and G. S. Cortez, Studies of Zoanthamine Alkaloids.  A General Scheme for the Preparation of Functionalized 8-Oxa-6-azabicyclo[3.2.1]octanes, Heterocycles, 72, 213-219, 2007. (Y. Kishi Special Issue).

111. D. R. Williams, L. A. Robinson, C. R. Nevill and J. P. Reddy, Strategies for the Synthesis of Fusicoccanes via Nazarov Reactions of Dolabelladienones.  Total Synthesis of (+)-Fusicoauritone, Angew Chem. Int. Ed. 46, 915–918, 2007.

110. D. R. Williams, D. C. Ihle, T. A. Brugel, and S. Patnaik. Investigations of Pd-Catalyzed Aryl Substitution Reactions. A Case Study Towards Zoanthenol. Heterocycles, 70, 77-82 2006,  (S. Weinreb Special Issue).

109. D. R. Williams, Á. I. M-R, and C. M. Williams. Reactivity Studies of 3,3-Bis(trimethylsilyl)-2-methyl-1-propene in Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Allylation Reactions. Org. Lett. 8, 4393-4396 2006. [PDF]

108. D. R. Williams, J. T. Reeves, P. P. Nag, W. H. Pitcock, Jr., M. -H. Baik. Studies of the Generation and Pericyclic Behavior of Cyclic Pentadienyl Carbanions. Alkylation Reactions as an Efficient Route to Functionalized cis-Bicyclo[3.3.0]octenes
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128,12339-12348, 2006. [PDF]

107. D. R. Williams, D. C. Kammler and W. R. F. Goundry, An Enantiocontrolled Approach for the Synthesis of Chiral 3,5-Disubstituted-2(1H)-Pyridinones, Heterocycles, 67, 555-559, 2006. (B. Trost Special Issue)

106.  D. R. Williams and K. Shamim, Studies Toward the Synthesis of Kendomycin, Org. Lett. 7, 4161–4164, 2005.[PDF]

105.  D. R. Williams and M. W. Fultz, 1-Alkoxyallene as an Effective Precursor for Regio- and Stereocontrolled Allylation Reactions with Aliphatic Aldehydes via Bis-Stannylation, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127, 14550–14551 2005.[PDF]

104.  D. R. Williams, M. A. Berliner, B. W. Stroup, P. P. Nag, M. P. Clark Samarium Diiodide-Mediated Barbier Additions of Iodomethyl Heterocycles to Aldehydes, Org. Lett. 7, 4099–4102, 2005.[PDF]

103.  D. R. Williams, D. C. Kammler, A. F. Donnell and W. R. F. Goundry, Total Synthesis of (+)-Apiosporamide:  Assignment of Relative and Absolute Configuration, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 44, 6715–6718, 2005.[PDF]

102.  D. R. Williams, M. H. Osterhout and G. S. Amato, Iodine-Induced Cyclizations of N-Alkoxyaminoalkenes.  A Stereocontrolled Approach to trans-2,6-Disubstituted Piperidine Alkaloids, Heterocycles, 64, 45–50, 2004.[PDF]

101. D. R. Williams, J.T. Reeves, Carbolithiation for the Generation of Cyclooctadienyl Anions and Tandem Electrocyclization/Alkylation to Functionalized cis-Bicyclo[3.3.0]octenes, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 3434–3435, 2004. [PDF]

100. D. R. Williams, A.A. Kiryanov, U. Emde, M.P. Clark, M.A. Berliner, J.T. Reeves, Studies of Stereocontrolled Allylation Reactions for the Total Synthesis of Phorboxazole A, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 101, 12058–12063, 2004. [PDF]

99. D. R. Williams, A.L. Nold, R.J. Mullins, Asymmetric Conjugate Addition for the Preparation of syn-1,3-Dimethyl Arrays: Synthesis and Structure Elucidation of Capensifuranone, J. Org. Chem. 69, 5374–5382, 2004. [PDF]

98. D. R. Williams, R.J. Mullins, Chapter 5.4: Paal Thiophene Synthesis in Name Reactions in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Jie J. Li, Editor, Wiley: New York, 2004, pp. 207–217. [PDF]

97. D. R. Williams, R. J. Mullins, Chapter 5.3: Hinsberg Synthesis of Thiophene Derivatives in Name Reactions in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Jie J. Li, Editor, Wiley: New York, 2004, pp. 199–206. [PDF]

96. D. R. Williams, R.J. Mullins, Chapter 5.1: Fiesselmann Thiophene Synthesis in Name Reactions in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Jie J. Li, Editor, Wiley: New York, 2004, pp. 184–192. [PDF]

95. D. R. Williams, K.G. Meyer, K. Shamim, S. Patnaik, Diastereoselectivity in Asymmetric Allylations. The Role of Vicinal Chirality in the Allyl Nucleophile for SE2¢ Reactions with Aldehydes, Can. J. Chem. 82, 120–130, 2004.[PDF]

94. D. R. Williams, A.F. Donnell, D.C. Kammler, Aldol Reactions of Unsubstituted b-Lactams. Studies of a b-Glycine Enolate Equivalent, Heterocycles, 62, 167–172, 2004. [PDF]

93. D. R. Williams, S. Patnaik, S.V. Plummer, Leucascandrolide A: A Second Generation Formal Synthesis, Org. Lett. 5, 5035–5038, 2003. [PDF]

92. D. R. Williams, K. Shamim, J.P. Reddy, G.A. Amato, S.M. Shaw, Total Synthesis of (–)-Stemonine, Org. Lett. 5, 3361–3364, 2003. [PDF]

91. D. R. Williams, R.J. Mullins, N.A. Miller, Asymmetric Conjugate Addition Reactions of Allyl- and Crotylstannanes, Chem. Commun. 2220–2221, 2003. [PDF]

90. D. R. Williams, S.V. Plummer, S. Patnaik, Formal Synthesis of Leucascandrolide A, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 42, 3934–3938, 2003. [PDF]

89. D. R. Williams, A.A. Kiryanov, U. Emde, M.P. Clark, M.A. Berliner, J.T. Reeves, Total Synthesis of Phorboxazole A, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 42, 1258–1262, 2003. [PDF]

88. D. R. Williams, R.W. Heidebrecht, Jr., Total Synthesis of (+)-4,5-Deoxyneodolabelline, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125, 1843–1850, 2003. [PDF]

87. D. R. Williams, L. Mi, R.J. Mullins, and R.E. Stites, Synthesis of (-)-Laulimalide: An Agent for Microtubule Stabilization, Tetrahedron Lett. 43, 4841-4844, 2002. [PDF]

86. D. R. Williams, W.S. Kissel, J.J. Li, R.J. Mullins, Stereoselective Synthesis of Syn- and Anti-1,3- and 1,2-Dimethyl Arrays via Asymmetric Conjugate Additions, Tetrahedron Lett. 43, 3723-3727, 2002. [PDF]

85. D. R. Williams, J.W. Benbow, T.R. Sattleberg, D.C. Ihle, Zirconium Cation Coordination in the Borohydride-Mediated Synthesis of b-Hydroxy-N-Alkoxylamines, Tetrahedron Lett. 42, 8597-8601, 2001. [PDF]

84. D. R. Williams, S. Patnaik, M.P. Clark, Total Synthesis of Cystothiazoles A and C, J. Org. Chem. 66, 8463-8469, 2001. [PDF]

83. D. R. Williams, M.G. Fromhold and J.D. Earley, Total Synthesis of (-)-Stemospironine, Org. Lett. 3, 2721-2724, 2001. [PDF]

82. D. R. Williams and D.C. Kammler, (4R,5R)-2-Bromo-1,3-bis[(4-methylphenyl)sulfonyl]-4,5-diphenyl-1,3,2-diazoborolidine, Electronic Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Paquette, L.; Rigby, J.; Roush, W.; Wipf, P. Eds.; John Wiley & Sons Ltd.: Susex, 2002, in press. [PDF]

81. D. R. Williams, D.C. Ihle, and S.V. Plummer, Total Synthesis of (-)-Ratjadone, Org. Lett. 3, 1383-1386, 2001. [PDF]

80. D. R. Williams and K.G. Meyer, Total Synthesis of (+)-Amphidinolide K, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123, 765-767, 2001. [PDF]

79. D. R. Williams, J.J. Li, and R.H. Hutchings, Advancemnts in Chemical Synthesis: An Overview of Studies of Antibiotics from Myxobacteria, Org. Prep. Proced. Int. 32, 409-451, 2000. [PDF]

78. D. R. Williams, P.D. Lowder and Y.-G. Gu, Studies of Novel Cyclitols. A Synthesis of 3'O,4'O-Dimethylfuniculosin. Tetrahedron Lett. 41, 9397-9401, 2000. [PDF]

77. D. R. Williams, G.S. Cortez, S.L. Bogen and C.M. Rojas, Total Synthesis of Lankacyclinol, Angew. Chemie, Intl. Ed. 39, 4612-4615, 2000. [PDF]

76. D. R. Williams and R.A. Turske, The Construction of 4-Hydroxy-2-Pyridinones. Total Synthesis of (+)-Sambutoxin. Org. Lett. 2, 3217-3220, 2000. [PDF]

75. D. R. Williams, M.P. Clark, U. Emde, and M.A. Berliner, Synthetic Studies Toward Phorboxazole A. Stereoselective Synthesis of the C­28-C46 Side Chain Fragment, Org. Lett. 2, 3023-3026, 2000. [PDF]

74. A.J. Phillips, Y. Uto, P. Wipf, M.J. Reno, and D. R. Williams, The Synthesis of Functionalized Oxazolines and Oxazoles with DAST and Deoxo-Fluor, Org. Lett. 2, 1165-1168, 2000. [PDF]

73. D. R. Williams and T.A. Brugel, Intramolecular Diels-Alder Cyclization of E-1-Nitro-1,7,9-Decatrienes: Synthesis of the AB Ring System of Norzoanthamine, Org. Lett. 2, 1023-1026, 2000. [PDF]

72. D. R. Williams, B.J. Myers, and L. Mi, Total Synthesis of (-)-Amphidinolide P, Org. Lett, 2, 945-948, 2000. [PDF]

71. D. R. Williams and K.G. Meyer, Palladium-Induced Cyclizations for the Synthesis of cis-2,5-Disubstituted-3-Methylene-Tetrahydrofurans: Studies of the C7-C22 Core of Amphidinolide K, Org. Lett. 1, 1303-1305, 1999. [PDF]

70. D. R. Williams, D.A. Brooks, M.A. Berliner, Total Synthesis of (-)-Hennoxazole A, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 121, 4924-4925, 1999. [PDF]

69. D. R. Williams and M.P. Clark, The Macrocyclic Domain of Phorboxazole A. A Stereoselective Synthesis of the C1-C32 Macrolactone, Tetrahedron Lett. 40, 2291-2294, 1999. [PDF]

68. D. R. Williams, M.P. Clark, and M.A. Berliner, Synthetic Studies Toward Phorboxazole A. Stereoselective Synthesis of the C3-C19 and C20-C32 Subunits, Tetrahedron Lett. 40, 2287-2290, 1999. [PDF]

67. D. R. Williams, C.M. Rojas, and S.L. Bogen, Studies of Acyl Nitrene Insertions. A Stereocontrolled Route Toward Lankacidin Antibiotics. J. Org. Chem. 64, 736-746, 1999. [PDF]

66. D. R. Williams, D.A. Brooks, K.G. Meyer, and M. Pagel, Regioselective Ring Metalation in [2,4]-Bisoxazoles, Tetrahedron Lett. 39, 8023-8026, 1998. [PDF]

65. D. R. Williams, W.S. Kissel, and J. Li, Diastereoselection in the Conjugate Additions of Organocopper Reagents to N-Enoyloxazolidinones, Tetrahedron Lett. 39, 8593-8596, 1998. [PDF]

64. D. R. Williams and W.S. Kissel, Total Synthesis of (+)-Amphidinolide J, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 120, 11198-11199, 1998. [PDF]

63. D. R. Williams and M.P. Clark, Synthesis of Atovaquone, Tetrahedron Lett. 39, 7629-7632, 1998. [PDF]

62. D. R. Williams, D.A. Brooks, K.G. Meyer, and M.P. Clark, Asymmetric Allylation. An Effective Strategy for the Convergent Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Homoallylic Alcohols. Tetrahedron Lett. 39, 7251-7254, 1998. [PDF]

61. D. R. Williams, G.S. Cortez, Studies of Zoanthamine Alkaloids. Enantiocontrolled Construction of the Tetracyclic Hemi-Aminal Core. Tetrahedron Lett. 39, 2675-2678, 1998. [PDF]

60. J.G. Phillips, L. Fadnis, D. R. Williams, 1-[2'-(Trimethylsilyl)ethoxymethyl]-2-phenylsulfonylimidazole: A New Reagent for the Preparation of C-4 Imidazoles, Tetrahedron Lett.38, 7835-7838, 1997. [PDF]

59. D. R. Williams, K.M. Werner, B. Feng, Total Synthesis of Rhizoxin D, Tetrahedron Lett. 38, 6825-6828, 1997. [PDF]

58. D. R. Williams, M.G. Fromhold, Enantioselective Alkylation of Aldehydes with Diethylzinc Catalyzed by C2-Symmetric Ligands, Synlett, 5, 523-524, 1997. [PDF]

57. D. R. Williams, P.D. Lowder, Y.-G. Gu, D.A. Brooks, Studies of Mild Dehydrogenations in Heterocyclic Systems, Tetrahedron Lett. 38, 331-334, 1997. [PDF]

56. D. R. Williams, P.D. Lowder, Y.-G. Gu, Studies Toward Funiculosin. Intramolecular Carbonyl Condensations Using Carboxamidimidazolide Intermediates, Tetrahedron Lett. 38, 327-330, 1997. [PDF]

55. D. R. Williams, D.A. Brooks, J.L. Moore, A.O. Stewart, The Preparation and Wittig Condensations of C-4 Thiazole Phosphonium Methylides, Tetrahedron Lett. 37, 983-986, 1996. [PDF]

54. D. R. Williams, P.J. Coleman, Studies on the Dolabellanes: Stereoselective Transannular Cyclizations of Dolabelladiene Macrocycles. Tetrahedron Lett. 36, 39-42, 1995. [PDF]

53. D. R. Williams, P.J. Coleman, Total Synthesis of Neodolabellenol. Tetrahedron Lett. 36, 35-38, 1995. [PDF]

52. D. R. Williams, J.W. Benbow, J.G. McNutt, E.E. Allen, Functionalization and Utility of Bridging Ethers in the Transformations of Bicyclo[5.4.0]undecanes. J. Org. Chem. 60, 833-843, 1995. [PDF]

51. D. R. Williams, J.P. Reddy, G.S. Amato, Total Synthesis of (-)-Stemoamide, Tetrahedron Lett. 35, 6417-6420, 1994. [PDF]

50. D. R. Williams, J. Li, Total Synthesis of Myxovirescin A1, Tetrahedron Lett. 35, 5113-5116, 1994. [PDF]

49. D. R. Williams, P.J. Coleman, S.S. Henry, Synthesis Strategies for Marine Diterpenes. Total Synthesis of the Clavularanes., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 115, 11654-11655, 1993. [PDF]

48. D. R. Williams, P.J. Coleman, C.R. Nevill, and L.A. Robinson, An Efficient Synthesis of the Dolabellanes, Tetrahedron Lett., 34, 7895-7898, 1993. [PDF]

47. D. R. Williams and E. Lynn McClymont, Carbanion Methodology for Alkylations and Acylations in the Synthesis of Substituted Oxazoles. The Formation of Cornforth Rearrangement Products. Tetrahedron Lett., 34, 7705-7708, 1993. [PDF]

46. D. R. Williams, M.H. Osterhout, and J.P. Reddy, Diastereoselective Hydride Reductions of a-Hydroxy Oximino Ethers. Synthesis of syn-1,2-Amino Alcohols. Tetrahedron Lett., 34, 3271-3274, 1993. [PDF]

45. D. R. Williams, P.A. Jass, and R.D. Gaston, A Study of Stereocontrol in Spiroketalizations. The Role of Hydroxy-Assisted Chelation Control. Tetrahedron Lett., 34, 3231-3234, 1993. [PDF]

44. D. R. Williams, M. H. Osterhout, Stereocontrolled Hydride Reductions of b-Hydroxy Oximino-Ethers, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 114, 8750-8751, 1992. [PDF]

43. D. R. Williams, L.A. Robinson, G.S. Amato, and Martin H. Osterhout, A Preparation of Unsymmetrical a-Diketones, J. Org. Chem., 57, 3740-3744, 1992. [PDF]

42. D. R. Williams, P.A. Jass, H.-L.A. Tse, R.D. Gaston, Total Synthesis of (+)-Breynolide, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 112, 4552-4554, 1990. [PDF]

41. D. R. Williams, J.W. Benbow, and E.E. Allen, Intramolecular Dipolar Addition of Carbonyl Ylides. Studies of Substituted Bicycloundecanones., Tetrahedron Lett., 31, 6769-6772, 1990. [PDF]

40. D. R. Williams and J.M. McGill, Total Synthesis of (+)-Myxovirescin B, J. Org. Chem., 55, 3457-3459, 1990. [PDF]

39. D. R. Williams and J.W. Benbow, Alkylation Studies of Anions from Pyruvate Oximes and Related Derivatives, Tetrahedron Letters, 31, 5881-5884 1990. [PDF]

38. H.H. Wasserman, V.M. Rotello, D. R. Williams, J.W. Benbow, Synthesis of the "Tricarbonyl" Region of FK-506 Through an Amidophosphorane, J. Org. Chem., 54, 2785-2786, 1989. [PDF]

37. D. R. Williams, D.L. Brown, J.W. Benbow, Studies of Stemona Alkaloids. Total Synthesis of (+)-Croomine, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 111, 1923-1925, 1989. [PDF]

36. D. R. Williams, M.H. Osterhout, J.M. McGill, Anchimeric Assistance With Intermediary N-Alkoxyaziridinium Salts. Formation of Vicinal Aminoalcohols and Derivatives., Tetrahedron Letters, 30, 1331-1334, 1989. [PDF]

35. D. R. Williams, M.H. Osterhout, J.M. McGill, Intramolecular Cyclizations from N-Alkoxyamines. Formation of Dialkylsubstituted Pyrrolidines and Piperidines, Tetrahedron Letters, 30, 1327-1330, 1989. [PDF]

34. D. R. Williams, J.W. Benbow, Synthesis of the a,b-Diketoamide Segment of the Novel Immunosuppressive FK506, J. Org. Chem, 53, 4643-4644, 1988. [PDF]

33. D. R. Williams, F.D. Klingler, E.E. Allen, F.W. Lichtenthaler, Bromine As An Oxidant for Direct Conversion of Aldehydes to Esters, Tetrahedron Letters, 29, 5087-5090, 1988. [PDF]

32. D. R. Williams, F.D. Klingler, V. Dabral, Synthesis of the Optically Active Hexahydrobenzofuran Nucleus of the Avermectins, Tetrahedron Letters, 29, 3415-3418, 1988. [PDF]

31. D. R. Williams, F.D. Klingler, Intramolecular Claisen Condensations: An Efficient Route Toward the Avermectins and Milbemycins, J. Org. Chem., 53, 2134-2136, 1988. [PDF]

30. D. R. Williams, Explorations Toward Pseudomonic Acid C, Strategies and Tactics in Organic Synthesis, 2, 1988-89. [PDF]

29. D. R. Williams, F.H. White, Total Synthesis of (+)-Citreoviridin, J. Org. Chem., 52, 5067-5079, 1987. [PDF]

28. D. R. Williams, R.D. Gaston, and J.F. Hoover, A General Preparation of a-Alkoxyacroleins, Synthesis, 10, 908 1987. [PDF]

27. D. R. Williams and F.D. Klingler, Stereoselective Allylation for Preparation of L-Hexose Derivatives, Tetrahedron Letters, 28, 869-872, 1987. [PDF]

26. D. R. Williams, J.L. Moore and M. Yamada, Total Synthesis of (+)-Pseudomonic Acid C, J. Org. Chem., 51, 3916-3918, 1986. [PDF]

25. D. R. Williams and F.H. White, Studies of Tetrasubstituted Tetrahydrofurans, Tetrahedron Letters, 27, 2195-2198 1986. [PDF]

24. D. R. Williams and R.D. Gaston, Intramolecular Cycloadditions Using Vinyl Sulfide Dienophiles, Tetrahedron Letters, 27, 1485-1488, 1986. [PDF]

23. D. R. Williams and J.G. Phillips, A Route to Stereochemically Complex Tetrahydrofurans Using a-Sulfinyl Carbanions, Tetrahedron, 42, 3013-3019, 1986.[PDF]

22. D. R. Williams, J.G. Phillips, F.H. White and J.C. Huffman, Studies of Stereochemical Control Using a-Lithiosulfinyl Carbanions, Tetrahedron, 42, 3003-3011, 1986. [PDF]

21. D. R. Williams and F.H. White, Hydroxyl-Directed Iodoetherifications of Allylic Alcohols. Synthesis of (+)-Citreoviral, Tetrahedron Letters, 26, 2529-2532, 1985. [PDF]

20. D. R. Williams, M.L. Bremmer, D.L. Brown and J. D'Antuono, Total Synthesis of (+)-Ilicicolin H, J. Org Chem., 50, 2807-2809, 1985. [PDF]

19. D. R. Williams, R.D. Gaston and I.B. Horton III, Intramolecular Diels-Alder Cycloaddition of Bis-Diene Substrates, Tetrahedron Letters, 26, 1391-1394, 1985. [PDF]

18. D. R. Williams, J. Grote and Y. Harigaya, Stereocontrol in the Formation of 2,3,4-Trisubstituted Tetrahydrofurans, Tetrahedron Letters, 25, 5231-5234, 1984. [PDF]

17. D. R. Williams and S.-Y. Sit, Total Synthesis of (+)-Phyllanthocin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 106, 2949-2954, 1984. [PDF]

16. D. R. Williams, Y. Harigaya, J.L. Moore and A. D'sa, Stereocontrolled Transformations of Orthoester Intermediates into Substituted Tetrahydrofurans, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 106, 2641-2644, 1984. [PDF]

15. D. R. Williams and S. Sakdarat, Opportunities for Selective Removal of Methoxyethoxymethyl (MEM) Ethers, Tetrahedron Letters, 24, 3965-3968, 1983. [PDF]

14. D. R. Williams and J. Grote, Ring Formation by Base-Dependent Isomerizations of Epoxybenzyl Ethers, J. Org. Chem., 48, 134-136, 1983. [PDF]

13. D. R. Williams and J.L. Moore, Thione Reductions for Preparation of Five-Membered Heterocycles, Tetrahedron Letters, 24, 339-32, 1983 [PDF]

12. D. R. Williams and B.A. Barner, Synthetic Studies of 1,7-Dioxaspiro[5.5]Undecan-4-Ones, Tetrahedron Letters, 24, 427-430, 1983. [PDF]

11. D. R. Williams, B.A. Barner, K. Nishitani and J.G. Phillips, Total Synthesis of Milbemycin b3, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 104, 4708-4710. 1982. [PDF]

10. D. R. Williams and S.-Y. Sit, Synthesis of Racemic Tenellin, J. Org. Chem., 47, 2846-2851, 1982. [PDF]

9. D. R. Williams and J.G. Phillips, A Synthesis of the Juvabiols, J. Org. Chem., 46, 5452-5454, 1981. [PDF]

8. D. R. Williams, J.G. Phillips and B.A. Barner, A Stereospecific Synthesis of Highly Substituted Tetrahydrofurans, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 103, 7398-7399, 1981. [PDF]

7. D. R. Williams, A. Abbaspour and R.M. Jacobson, The Formation of Cyclopentenones and 3 (2H)-Furanones from Acetylenic Precursors, Tetrahedron Letters, 22, 3565-3568. 1981. [PDF]

6. D. R. Williams, K. Nishitani, W. Bennett and S.-Y. Sit, A Preparation of Bromoolefins from Carbonyl Compounds, Tetrahedron Letters, 22, 3745-3748, 1981. [PDF]

5. D. R. Williams, J.G. Phillips and J.C. Huffman, A Stereoselective Approach to Acyclic Systems via Condensation at a-Lithiosulfinyl Carbanions and Aldehydes, J. Org. Chem, 46, 4101-4103, 1981. [PDF]

4. D. R. Williams and K. Nishitani, A Mild Oxidation of Aldehydes to a,b-Unsaturated Aldehydes, Tetrahedron Letters, 22, 4417-4420, 1980. [PDF]


3. E.J. Corey, R.M. Wollenberg and D. R. Williams, Total Synthesis of (+)-Brefeldin A, Tetrahedron Letters, 26, 2243-2246, 1977.[PDF]

2. E.J. Corey and D. R. Williams, A Total Synthesis of (+)-Cerulenin, Tetrahedron Letters, 44, 3847-3850, 1977. [PDF]

1. D.T. Witiak, D. R. Williams and S.V. Kakodkar, Vilsmeier-Haack Cyclizations: Synthesis of 2-Substituted, 3-Dimethylamino-5,6-methylenedioxyindenes and the Corresponding Indanones, J. Org. Chem., 39, 1242-1247, 1974.

 

 

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