Publications

11. Potent Reductants via Electron-Primed Photoredox Catalysis: Unlocking Aryl Chlorides for Radical Coupling
Cowper, N. G. W.; Chernowsky, C. P.; Williams, O. P.; Wickens, Z. K.*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020 ASAP

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10. Direct Access to β-Fluorinated Aldehydes by Nitrite-Modified Wacker Oxidation
Chu, C.K.; Ziegler, D.T.; Carr, B.; Wickens, Z.K.; Grubbs R.H.*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 8435 – 8439

9. Tandem Z-selective Cross Metathesis-Dihydroxylation for the Synthesis of anti-1,2-Diols
Dornan, P.; Wickens, Z. K.; Grubbs, R. H.*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 7134 – 7138.

8. Aerobic Palladium-Catalyzed Diacetoxylation of Alkenes Enabled by Catalytic Nitrite
Wickens, Z. K.; Guzman, P.; Grubbs, R. H.*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 236 – 240

7. Rapid Access to alpha-Trifluoromethyl-Substituted Ketones: Harnessing Inductive Effects in Wacker-Type Oxidations of Internal Alkenes
Lerch, M.; Morandi, B.; Wickens, Z. K.; Grubbs, R. H.*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 8654 – 8658.

6. Catalyst-Controlled Wacker-Type Oxidation: Facile Access to Functionalized Aldehydes
Wickens, Z. K.; Skakuj, K.§; Morandi, B.; Grubbs, R. H.*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 890–893.

5. Aldehyde-Selective Wacker-Type Oxidation of Unbiased Alkenes Enabled by a Nitrite Co-Catalyst
Wickens, Z. K.; Morandi, B.; Grubbs, R. H.*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 11257 – 11260.

4. Regioselective Wacker Oxidation of Internal Alkenes: Rapid Access to Functionalized Ketones Facilitated by Cross-Metathesis
Morandi, B; Wickens, Z. K.; Grubbs, R. H.*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 9751–9754.

3. Practical and General Palladium-Catalyzed Synthesis of Ketones from Internal Olefins
Morandi, B.; Wickens, Z. K.; Grubbs, R. H.*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 11257 – 11260.

2.Efficient and Highly Aldehyde Selective Wacker Oxidation
Teo, P.; Wickens, Z. K.; Dong, G.; Grubbs, R. H.*
Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 3237.

1. Primary Alcohols from Terminal Olefins: Formal Anti-Markovnikov Hydration via Triple Relay Catalysis
Dong, G.; Teo, P.†; Wickens, Z. K.†; Grubbs, R. H.*
Science, 2011, 333, 1609.