Professor Richmond Sarpong

Richmond Sarpong University of California, Berkely, USA

Organic and Organometallic Chemistry — Total synthesis of biologically active and architecturally complex natural products as a platform for the development of new synthetic methods and strategies.

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Literature References

Lian, Y.; Miller, L. C,; Born, S.; Sarpong, R.; Davies, H. M. L. "Catalyst-Controlled Formal [4 + 3] Cycloaddition Applied to the TotalSynthesis of (+)-Barekoxide and (-)-Barekol"
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 12422-12425

Simmons, E. M.; Hardin A. R.; Guo, X.; Sarpong, R. "Rapid Construction of the Cortistatin Pentacyclic Core"
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 6650-6653

Simmons, E. M.; Sarpong, R. "Ga(III)-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization Strategy for the Synthesis of Icetexane Diterpenoids: Total Synthesis of (-)-Salviasperanol
Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 2883 - 2886

Fischer, D. F.; Sarpong, R. "Total Synthesis of (+)-Complanadine A Using an Iridium-Catalyzed Pyridine C-H Functionalization
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 5926-5927

Larson, K. K.; Sarpong, R. "Total Synthesis of Alkaloid G. B. 13 Using a Rh(I)-Catalyzed Ketone Hydroarylation and Late-Stage Pyridine Reduction
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 13244-13245

West, S. P.; Bisai, A.; Lim, A. D.; Narayan, R. R.; Sarpong, R. "Total Synthesis of (+)-Lyconadin A and Related Compounds Via Oxidative C-N Bond Formation
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 11187-11194