Selected Publications

'A Short Synthesis of Aphanamol I in Both Racemic and Enantiopure Forms’ S. J. Ferrara, J. W. Burton, Chem. Eur. J. 2016.

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'Synthesis of bicyclic tetrahydrofurans from linear precursors using manganese(III) acetate’ A.-C. Chany, L.B. Marx, J. W. Burton, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015.

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'Diastereoselective Synthesis of Fused Lactone-Pyrrolidinones; Application to a Formal Synthesis of (−)-Salinosporamide A' A. W. J. Logan, S. J. Sprague, R. W. Foster, L. B. Marx, V. Garzya, M. S. Hallside, A. L. Thompson, J. W. Burton, Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 4078.

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'Structure Reassignment of Laurefurenynes A and B by Computation and Total Synthesis' D. J. Shepherd,  P. A. Broadwith, B. S. Dyson, R. S. Paton, J. W. Burton, Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 12644

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'Total synthesis and structure confirmation of elatenyne: success of computational methods for NMR prediction with highly flexible diastereomers' B. S. Dyson, J. W. Burton, T. I. Sohn, B. Kim, H. Bae, D. Kim, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012134, 11781


'Manganese(III) Acetate Mediated Oxidative Radical Cyclizations. Toward Vicinal All-Carbon Quaternary Stereocenters' A. W. J. Logan, J. S. Parker, M. S. Hallside, J. W. Burton, Org. Lett. 201214, 2940


'Manganese(III)-mediated radical cyclisations for the (Z)-selective synthesis of exo-alkylidene pyrrolidinones and pyrrolidines' H. A. Keane, W. Hess, J. W. Burton, Chem. Commun. 2012, 6496


'A Zinc(II) catalyst system for the Conia-ene reaction of alkynyl aminomalonates applicable to 5-endo-dig reactions' W. Hess, J. W. Burton, Adv. Syth. Catal2011, 353, 2966


'Palladium-catalyzed cyclization of N-alkynyl aminomalonates' W. Hess, J. W. Burton Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 12302


'Total Synthesis of 7,11-Cyclobotryococca-5,12,26-triene Using an Oxidative Radical Cyclization as a Key Step' J. J. Davies, T. M. Krulle, J. W. Burton Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 2738


'Clarification of the Stereochemical Course of Nucleophilic Substitution of Arylsulfonate-Based Nucleophile Assisting Leaving Groups' D. C. Braddock, R. H. Pouwer, J. W. Burton, P. Broadwith J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 6042


'Manganese(III)-mediated oxidative free-radical cyclisations of allenyl malonates L. Curry, M. S. Hallside, L. H. Powell, S. J. Sprague, J. W. Burton' Tetrahedron 2009, 52, 10882 


'Synthesis of simplified analogues of eleutherobin via a Claisen rearrangement/RCM strategy' S. Y. F. Mak, G. C. H. Chiang, J. E. P. Davidson, J. E. Davies, A. Ayscough, G. Pain, J. W. Burton, A. B. Holmes Tetrahedron Asymm. 2009, 20, 921 


'Synthesis of the originally proposed structures of elatenyne and an enyne from Laurencia majuscula' H. M. Sheldrake, C. Jamieson, S. I. Pascu, J. W. Burton Org. Biomol. Chem. 2009, 7, 232


'Heterogeneously Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of C=C Bonds Directed by Surface-Tethered Chiral Modifiers D. J. Watson, R. B. R. J. Jesudason, S. K. Beaumont, G. Kyriakou, J. W. Burton, R. M. Lambert' J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 14584

'Oxidative radical cyclisations for the synthesis of gamma-lactones' L. H. Powell, P. H. Docherty, D. G. Hulcoop, P. D. Kemmitt, J. W. Burton Chem. Commun. 2008, 2559


'Stereostructure assignment of flexible five-membered rings by GIAO C-13 NMR calculations: Prediction of the stereochemistry of elatenyne' S. G. Smith, R. S. Paton, J. W. Burton, J. M. Goodman J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 4053


'The Claisen rearrangement approach to fused bicyclic medium-ring oxacycles J. W. Burton, E. A. Anderson, P. T. O'Sullivan, I. Collins, J. E. Davies, A. D. Bond, N. Feeder, A. B. Holmes' Org. Biomol. Chem. 2008, 6, 693


'Synthesis of (+)-Obtusenyne S. Y. F. Mak, N. R. Curtis, A. N. Payne, M. S. Congreve, A. J. Wildsmith, C. L. Francis, J. E. Davies, S. I. Pascu, J. W. Burton, A. B. Holmes' Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 2867


'An organocatalytic approach to the core of eunicellin' R. Gilmour, T. J. Prior, J.W. Burton, A.B. Holmes, Chem. Commun. 2007, 3954


'The Changing Faces of Halogenated Marine Natural Products: Total Synthesis of the Reported Structures of Elatenyne and an Enyne from Laurencia majuscula' H. M. Sheldrake, C. Jamieson, J. W. Burton Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 43, 7199


'Heterogeneously Catalyzed Asymmetric C:C Hydrogenation: Origin of Enantioselectivity in the Proline-Directed Pd/Isophorone System' A. I. McIntosh, D. J. Watson, J. W. Burton, R. M. Lambert J. Am. Chem. Soc.2006, 128, 22, 7329.

'A synthesis of (+)-obtusenyne' S. Y. F. Mak, N. R. Curtis, A. N. Payne, M. S. Congreve, C. L. Francis, J. W. Burton, A. B. Holmes. Synthesis 2005, 19, 3199.

'Synthesis of fused tricyclic gamma-lactones mediated by manganese(III) acetate' D. G. Hulcoop, J. W. Burton. Chem. Commun. 2005, 4687.

'The synthesis and biological evaluation of novel eunicellin analogues' J. E. P. Davidson, R. Gilmour, S. Ducki, J. E. Davies, R. Green, J. W. Burton, A. B. Holmes. Synlett2004, 8, 1434.

'Manganese(III) acetate mediated synthesis of oxygen heterocycles. Influence of copper(II) salts on product distribution' D. G. Hulcoop, H. M. Sheldrake, J. W. Burton, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2004, 2, 965. 

'Synthesis of medium-ring lactones via tandem methylenation/Claisen rearrangement of cyclic carbonates' E. A. Anderson, J. E. P. Davidson, J. R. Harrison, P. T. O'Sullivan, J. W. Burton, I. Collins, A. B. Holmes, Tetrahedron 2002, 58, 1943. 

'Synthesis of fused bicyclic medium-ring lactones via Claisen rearrangement' J. W. Burton, P. T. O'Sullivan, E. A. Anderson, I. Collins, A. B. Holmes, Chem. Commun. 2000, 631. 

Synthesis and Application of Chiral Phosphorus Ligands Derived from TADDOL for the Asymmetric Conjugate Addition of Diethyl Zinc to Enones. A. Alexakis, J. Burton, J. Vastra, C. Benhaim, X. Fournioux, A. van den Heuvel, J. M. Leveque, F. Maze, S. Rosset, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2000, 4011.

'Synthesis of Medium Ring Ethers. 5. The Synthesis of (+)-Laurencin' J. W. Burton, J. S. Clark, S. Derrer, T. C. Stork, J. G. Bendall, A. B. Holmes, J. Am. Chem. Soc.1997119, 7483.N

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