Publications

GML group:

[1]- William C. Neuhaus and Gustavo Moura-Letts, Alumina-Promoted Synthesis of N-Aryl-1,2,4-Triazoles from Substituted Hydrazines and Imides Tetrahedron Letters 2016, ACCEPTED. IN PRESS.

 

[2]- Ian J. Bakanas and Gustavo Moura-Letts, Synthesis of Novel Tetrasubstituted Pyrazoles from Substituted Hydrazines and β-Ketoesters. European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2016, ASAP. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201601093

 

[3]- Joseph R. Lizza, Savan V. Patel, Catherine F. Yang and Gustavo Moura-Letts, Direct Synthesis of Cyanopyrrolidinyl β-Amino Alcohols for the Development of Diabetes Therapeutics. European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2016, Full paper, ASAP. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201600969

 

[4]-  Dylan J. Quinn, Graham J. Haun and Gustavo Moura-Letts, Direct Synthesis of Nitriles from Aldehydes with Hydroxylamine-O-Sulfonic Acid in Acidic Water. Tetrahedron Letters 2016, 57, 3844-3847.

 

[5]- Nicholas V. Costantini, Alex D. Bates, Graham Haun, Natasha M. Chang and Gustavo Moura-Letts, Rutile Promoted Synthesis of Sulfonylamidonitriles from Simple Aldehydes and Sulfonamides. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2016, 4, 1906-1911.

[6]- William C. Neuhaus, Ian J. Bakanas, Joseph R. Lizza, Charles Boon Jr. and Gustavo Moura-Letts Novel Biodegradable Protonic Ionic Liquid for the Fischer Indole Synthesis. Green Chemistry Letters & Reviews 2016, 9, 39-43.

 

[7]- Alexander W. Beebe, Emma F. Dohmeier and Gustavo Moura-Letts; Diastereoselective Synthesis of Substituted Diaziridines from Simple Ketones and Aldehydes. Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 13511-13514.

 

GML postdoc:

2- Gustavo Moura-Letts, Christine M. Diblasi, Renato A. Bauer and Derek S. Tan; Solid-Phase Synthesis and chemical space analysis of a 190-membered Alkaloid/Terpenoid like library. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 2011, 108, 6745-6750.

 

3- Leo A. Paquette, Gustavo Moura-Letts and George Peng Wang; From D-Glucose to Enantiomerically Pure Cycloctanoses. The Glycosidase Inhibitory Capacity of Medium-Ring Carbasugars. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 2099-2107. C

 

4- Gustavo Moura-Letts and Leo A. Paquette; Contiguously substituted cycloctane polyols. Configurational assignments via 1H NMR correlations and symmetry considerations. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 7663-7670.

 

GML PhD:

5- Julie L. Eiseman, Lihua Bai, Won-Hyuk Jung, Gustavo Moura-Letts, Billy W. Day and Dennis P. Curran; Improved synthesis and antitumor efficacy of 6-epi-dictyostatin in MDA-MB231 human breast cancer xenograft-bearing mice. J. Med. Chem. 2008, 51 (21), 6650-6653.

 

6- Gustavo Moura-Letts and Dennis P. Curran; Selective Synthesis of (2Z,4E)-Dienyl Esters by Ene-diene Cross Metathesis. Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 5-8. 

 

7- D. P. Curran, Gustavo Moura-Letts and M. Pohlman; Solution-phase mixture synthesis with fluorous tagging en route:  Total synthesis of an eight-member stereoisomer library of passifloricins, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 2423-2426.

 

8- Gustavo Moura-Letts, Leon F. Villegas, Ana Marcalo, Arbraham J. Vaisberg and Gerald B. Hammond; In Vivo Wound-Healing Activity of Oleanolic Acid Derived from the Acid Hydrolysis of Anredera diffusa, J. Nat Prod. 2006, 69, 978-979.

 

9- D. P. Curran, K. Fischer and Gustavo Moura-Letts; A Soluble Fluorous Palladium Complex that Promotes Heck Reactions and Can Be Recovered and Reused, SYNLETT, 2004, 1379-1382.