Publications

Research Papers

7. DNA Binding and Cleavage Modes of Shishijimicin A.
H. ZhangR. LiS. BaZ. LuE. N. Pitsinos,* Tianhu Li,* K. C. Nicolaou.*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 7842–7852.
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6. Streamlined Total Synthesis of Shishijimicin A and Its Application to the Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Analogues Thereof, and Practical Syntheses of PhthNSSMe and Related Sulfenylating Reagents.
K. C. Nicolaou,* R. Li, Z. Lu, E. N. Pitsinos, L. B. Alemany, M. Aujay, C. Lee, J. Sandoval,  J.  Gavrilyuk (these authors contributed equally).
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 12120–12136.
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5. Total Synthesis and Full Structural Assignment of Namenamicin.
K. C. Nicolaou,* R. Li, Z. Lu, E. N. Pitsinos, L. B. Alemany.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 8091–8095.
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4. Total Synthesis of Shishijimicin A.
K. C. Nicolaou,* Z. Lu, R. Li, J. R. Woods, T. Sohn (these authors contributed equally).
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 8716–8719.
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3. Synthesis of the 6,6,5,7-Tetracyclic Core of Daphnilongeranin B.
X. Xiong, Y. Li, Z. Lu, M. Wan, S. Wu, H. Shao,* and A. Li,* (these authors contributed equally).
Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 5294–5297.
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2. Total Synthesis of the Daphniphyllum Alkaloid Daphenylline.
Z. Lu, Y. Li, J. Deng, A. Li* (these authors contributed equally).
Nature Chem. 2013, 5, 679–684.
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1. Total Synthesis of (–)-Fusarisetin A and Reassignment of the Absolute Configuration of Its Natural Counterpart.
J. Deng, B. Zhu, Z. Lu, H. Yu, A. Li* (these authors contributed equally).
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 920–923.
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Patents

2. Synthesis of Namenamicin and Analogs Thereof.
K.C. Nicolaou,* R. Li, Z. Lu, E. N. Pitsinos.

1. Total Synthesis of Shishijimicin A and Analogs Thereof.
K. C. Nicolaou,* R. Li, Z. Lu, T. Sohn, J. R. Woods, E. N. Pitsinos.
US Application No. 15/740,656.
US Publication No. US2018/0327439.
International Application No. PCT/US2016/040047.
International Publication No. WO/2017/004172.