Fletcher Research Group

64) Asymmetric conjugate addition of alkylzirconium reagents to α,β-unsaturated thioesters: access to fragrances and acyclic stereochemical arrays.
Z. Gao and S. P. Fletcher
Chem. Commun. 2017, 5310216–10219
63) Enantioselective conjugate addition catalyzed by a copper-phosphoramidite complex: Computational and experimental exploration of asymmetric induction.
R. Ardkhean, P. M. C. Roth, R. M. Maksymowicz, A. Curran, Q. Peng, R. S. Paton and S. P. Fletcher
ACS Catal. 2017, 76729–6737
62) Potential for minimal self-replicating systems in a dynamic combinatorial library of equilibrating imines​.
S. M. Morrow, A. J. Bissette and S. P. Fletcher
Tetrahedron 2017, 735005–5010.
Symposium-in-Print on Dynamic Functional Molecular Systems dedicated to Ben Feringa
61) Asymmetric Suzuki–Miyaura coupling of heterocycles via Rhodium-catalyzed allylic arylation of racemates.
P. Schäfer, T. Palacin, M. Sidera and S. P. Fletcher
Nature Commun. 2017, 815762.
60) Transmission of chirality through space and across length scales.
S. M. Morrow, A. J. Bissette and S. P. Fletcher
Nature Nanotechnol. 2017, 12, 410–419.
59) Mechanistic Studies on a Cu-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylation with Cyclic Racemic Starting Materials.
E. Rideau, H. You, M. Sidera. T. D. W. Claridge and S. P. Fletcher
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 5614–5624.
58) High-Power Actuation from Molecular Photoswitches in Enantiomerically Paired Soft Springs​.
S. J. Aßhoff, F. Lancia, S. Iamsaard, B. Matt, T. Kudernac, S. P. Fletcher and N. Katsonis
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 563261–3265. 'Very Important Paper'
Highlighted in C&EN 2017, 95, 11
57) Acyclic Quaternary Centers from Asymmetric Conjugate Addition of Alkylzirconium Reagents to Linear Trisubstituted Enones​.
Z. Gao and S. P. Fletcher
Chem. Science 2017, 8, 641–646.
Highlighted in Synfacts 2016, 12, 1271.
56) Visualization of the spontaneous emergence of a complex, dynamic, and autocatalytic system.
J. Ortega-Arroy, A. J. Bissette, P. Kukura and  S. P. Fletcher
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2016, 113, 11122–11126.
55) Preparation of biomimetic photoresponsive polymer springs.
S. Iamsaard, E. Villemin, F. Lancia, S.-J. Aßhoff, S. P. Fletcher and N. Katsonis
Nature Protoc. 2016, 11, 1788–1797.
54) Cp2ZrMeCl: A Reagent for Asymmetric Methyl Addition.
K. Garrec and S. P. Fletcher
Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 3814–3817.
Highlighted as Synfact of the Month.
53) Fluorinated Azobenzenes for Shape-Persistent Liquid Crystal Polymer Networks
S. Iamsaard, E. Anger, S. J. Aßhoff, A. Depauw, S. P. Fletcher, and N. Katsonis
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 9908–9912. 'Hot Paper'
52) Phosphoramidite Ligands Based on Simple 1,2-Diols: Synthesis, Use in Copper-Catalyzed Asymmetric Additions, and Achirotopic Stereogenic Phosphorus Centres​.
N. Mistry and S. P. Fletcher
Adv. Synth. Catal. 2016, 358, 2489–2496.
51) Living and immortal polymerization of seven and six membered lactones to high molecular weights with aluminum salen and salan catalysts​.
J. P. MacDonald, M. Sidera, S. P. Fletcher and M. P. Shaver
Eur. Polym. J. 2016, 74, 287–295.