Department of Chemistry

College of Letters & Science
Cowper NGW, Chernowsky CP, Williams OP, Wickens ZK. Potent Reductants via Electron-Primed Photoredox Catalysis: Unlocking Aryl Chlorides for Radical Coupling. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2020;142:2093-2099.
Chu CK, Ziegler DT, Carr B, Wickens ZK, Grubbs RH. Direct Access to beta-Fluorinated Aldehydes by Nitrite-Modified Wacker Oxidation. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2016;55:8435-8439.
Wickens ZK, Guzman PE, Grubbs RH. Aerobic Palladium-Catalyzed Dioxygenation of Alkenes Enabled by Catalytic Nitrite. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2015;54:236-240.
Dornan PK, Wickens ZK, Grubbs RH. Tandem Z-Selective Cross-Metathesis/Dihydroxylation: Synthesis of anti-1,2-Diols. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2015;54:7134-7138.
Wickens ZK. Manipulating Selectivity and Reactivity in Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidation Reactions. California Institute of Technology; 2015.
Wickens ZK, Skakuj K, Morandi B, Grubbs RH. Catalyst-Controlled Wacker-Type Oxidation: Facile Access to Functionalized Aldehydes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2014;136:890-893.
Lerch MM, Morandi B, Wickens ZK, Grubbs RH. Rapid Access to beta-Trifluoromethyl-Substituted Ketones: Harnessing Inductive Effects in Wacker-Type Oxidations of Internal Alkenes. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2014;53:8654-8658.
Morandi B, Wickens ZK, Grubbs RH. Practical and General Palladium-Catalyzed Synthesis of Ketones from Internal Olefins. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2013;52:2944-2948.
Morandi B, Wickens ZK, Grubbs RH. Regioselective Wacker Oxidation of Internal Alkenes: Rapid Access to Functionalized Ketones Facilitated by Cross-Metathesis. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2013;52:9751-9754.
Wickens ZK, Morandi B, Grubbs RH. Aldehyde-Selective Wacker-Type Oxidation of Unbiased Alkenes Enabled by a Nitrite Co-Catalyst. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2013;52:11257-11260.
Teo PL, Wickens ZK, Dong GB, Grubbs RH. Efficient and Highly Aldehyde Selective Wacker Oxidation. Organic Letters. 2012;14:3237-3239.
Dong GB, Teo PL, Wickens ZK, Grubbs RH. Primary Alcohols from Terminal Olefins: Formal Anti-Markovnikov Hydration via Triple Relay Catalysis. Science. 2011;333:1609-1612.