47. Mishra, S.; Liu, J.; Aponick, A. “Enantioselective Alkyne Conjugate Addition Enabled by Readily Tuned
     
Atropisomeric P,N-Ligands” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 3352. DOI
            -Highlighted in JACS Spotlight J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 3919.
            -Highlighted in Synfacts: Synfacts 2017, 13, 0521.

46. Paioti, P.H.S.; Abboud, K. A.; Aponick, A. “Incorporation of Axial Chirality into Phosphino-Imidazoline
     
Ligands for Enantioselective Catalysis” ACS Catal., 2017, 7, 2133. DOI
            -Highlighted in Synfacts: Synfacts 2017, 13, 0607.

45. Dahan, A.; Ben-Shabat, S.; Cohen, N.; Keinan, S.; Kurnikov, I.; Aponick, A.; Zimmerman,
      E. M. “Phospholipid-based prodrugs for drug targeting in inflammatory bowel disease: Computational
      optimization and in-vitro correlation” Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, 2016,16, 2543. DOI

44. Paioti, P.H.S.; Abboud, K. A.; Aponick, A. “Catalytic Enantioselective Synthesis of Amino Skipped
     
Diynes ”J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016,138, 2150. DOI

43. Silva J. O.; Angnes, R. A.; Silva, V. H. M. ; Servilha, B. M.; Adeel, M.; Braga, A. A. C.; Aponick, A.;
     
Correia C. R. D. “Intermolecular Non-Covalent Hydroxy-Directed Enantioselective Heck
     
Desymmetrization of Cyclopentenol: Computationally-driven Synthesis of Highly Functionalized
     
cis-4-Aryl-Cyclopentenol Scaffolds”J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 2010. DOI

42. Goodwin, J. A.; Ballesteros C. F.; Aponick, A. “Diastereoselective Synthesis of Protected 1,3-Diols by
      Catalytic Diol Relocation
Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 5574DOI

41. Pappoppula, M.; Aponick, A. “Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (-)-Martinellic Acid
      Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 15827DOI

40. Pappoppula, M.; Cardoso, F. S. P.; Garrett, B. O.; Aponick, A. “Enantioselective Cu-Catalyzed
      Quinoline Alkynylation” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 15202DOI
            -Highlighted in Synfacts: Synfacts 2016, 12, 63.

39. Butler, B.B., Jr.; Aponick, A.; Acortatarin A "Spiroketalization Methods and Synthesis. In Strategies
      and Tactics In Organic Synthesis" Michael Harmata, Ed.; Elsevier: Amsterdam, 2015, 11, 1.DOI

38. Goodwin, J. A.; Aponick, A. “Regioselectivity in the Au-catalyzed hydration and hydroalkoxylation
      of alkynes” Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 8730. DOI

37. Butler, B. B.; Manda J. N.; Aponick, A. “Synthesis of the Spirastrellolide A, B/C Spiroketal: Enabling
      Solutions for Problematic Au(I)-Catalyzed Spiroketalizations” Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 1902DOI

36. Borrero, N. V.; DeRatt L. G.; Abboud, K. A.; Aponick, A. “Tandem Gold-Catalyzed Dehydrative
      Cyclization/Diels–Alder Reactions: Facile Access to Indolocarbazole Alkaloids”
      Org. Lett., 2015, 17,1754. DOI

35. Paioti, P.H.S.; Aponick, A. “Progress in Au-Catalyzed Dehydrative Transformations of Unsaturated
      Alcohols” Top. Curr. Chem. 2015, 357, 63. DOI

34. Paioti P. H. S.; Ketcham, J. M.; Aponick, A. “Controlling Regiochemistry in the Gold-Catalyzed
      Synthesis of Unsaturated Spiroketals” Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 5320. DOI

33. Kahali, B.; Marquez, S. B.; Thompson, K. W.; Yu, J.; Gramling, S. J. B.; Lu, L.; Aponick, A.; Reisman,
      D. “Flavonoids from each of the six structural groups reactivate BRM, a possible cofactor for thee
      anticancer effects of flavonoids” Carcinogenesis 2014, 35, 2183. DOI

32. Cardoso, F. S. P.; Abboud, K. A.; Aponick, A. “Design, Preparation, and Implementation of an
      Imidazole-Based Chiral Biaryl P,N-Ligand for Asymmetric Catalysis” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013,135,
      14548. DOI
            -Highlighted in Nature Chemistry: Nature Chemistry 2013, 5, 896.
            -Highlighted in Synfacts: Synfacts 2014, 10, 40.
            -Highlighted by Brown in his perspective on the state-of-the-art: J. Org. Chem. 2014,
             79, 5391. DOI

31. Ketcham, J.M.; Aponick, A. “Synthesis of Heterocycles via Metal-catalyzed Allylic Alkylation Reactions”
      Top. Heterocycl. Chem. 201332, 157. DOI

30. Ketcham, J. M.; Cardoso, F. S. P.; Biannic, B.; Aponick, A. “Nitrogen Nucleophiles in Au-Catalyzed
      Dehydrative Cyclization Reactions” Isr. J. Chem. 2013,53, 923. DOI
            -Invited manuscript in thematic issue on gold catalysis.

29. Ghebreghiorgis, T.; Kirk, B. H.; Aponick, A.; Ess, D. H. “Multiple Mechanisms in Pd(II)-Catalyzed SN2'
      Reactions of Allylic Alcohols” J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 7664. DOI

28. Palmes, J. A.; Paioti, P. H. S.; de Souza, L. P.; Aponick, A. “Pd(II)-Catalyzed Spiroketalization of
      Ketoallylic Diols” Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 11613. DOI

27. Cardoso, F. S. P.; Aponick, A. “1,2-Divinylethylene carbonate (mixture of DL- and meso-isomers)”
      e-EROS 2013. DOI

26. Ketcham, J. M.; Aponick, A. “Synthesis of Saturated Heterocycles via Metal-catalyzed Allylic Alkylation
      Reactions” Top. Heterocycl. Chem. 2013, 32, 157. DOI

25. Ketcham, J. M.; Biannic, B.; Aponick, A. “The Tandem Intermolecular Hydroalkoxylation/Claisen
      Rearrangment” Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 4157. DOI
            - Invited Article for ChemComm 2013 Emerging Investigator Issue
            - Highlighted by Echavarren in an article entitled “Towards the Ideal Synthesis
              of Homoallylic Ketones” ChemCatChem 20157, 228. DOI

24. Palmes, J. A.; Aponick, A. “Strategies for Spiroketal Synthesis Based on Transition-Metal Catalysis”
      Synthesis 2012, 44, 3699. DOI

23. Borrero, N. V.; Aponick, A. “Total Synthesis of Acortatarin A using a Pd(II)-Catalyzed Spiroketalization
      Strategy” J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 8410. DOI

22. Ghebreghiorgis, T.; Biannic, B.; Kirk, B. H.; Ess, D. H.; Aponick, A. “The Importance of Hydrogen
      Bonding to Stereoselectivity and Catalyst Turnover in Gold-Catalyzed Cyclization of Monoallylic
      Diols” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 16307. DOI

21. Biannic, B.; Aponick, A.  “Gold-Catalyzed Dehydrative Transformations of Unsaturated Alcohols”
      Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 6605. DOI

20. Biannic, B.; Ghebreghiorgis, T.; Aponick, A.  “A comparative study of the Au-catalyzed cyclization of
      hydroxy-substituted allylic alcohols and ethers” Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 20117, 802. DOI

19. Chojnacka, K,; Santoro, S.; Awartani, R.; Richards, N. G. J.; Himo, F.; Aponick, A. “Synthetic Studies
      on the Solanacol ABC Ring System by Cation-Initiated Cascade Cyclization: Implications for
      Strigolactone Biosynthesis” Org. Biomol. Chem. 2011, 9, 5350. DOI
            - Included in the Top 10 most accessed papers in June 2011

18. Aponick, A; Biannic, B.;  “Chirality Transfer in Au-Catalyzed Cyclization Reactions of Monoallylic Diols:
      Selective Access to Specific Enatiomers Based on Olefin Geometry” Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 1330. DOI
            - Highlighted in Synfacts: Synfacts 2011, 5, 526.

17. Aponick, A; Biannic, B.; Jong, M. R. “A highly adaptable catalyst system for the synthesis of substituted
      chromenes” Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 6849. DOI

16. Aponick, A; Li, C.-Y.; Malinge, J.; Marques, E.F.; “An Extremely Facile Synthesis of Furans, Pyrroles,
      and Thiopenes by the Dehydrative Cyclization of Propargyl Alcohols” Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 4624. DOI
            - Highlighted in Synfacts: Synfacts 2010, 1, 93.

15. Aponick, A; Li, C.-Y.; Palmes, J. A.; “Au-catalyzed cyclization of Monopropargylic Triols: An Expedient
      Synthesis of Monounsaturated Spiroketals.”  Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 121. DOI

14. Aponick, A.;  Biannic, B.; “Gold Catalyzed Dehydrative Cyclization of Allylic Diols”
      Synthesis, 2008, 20, 3356. DOI

13. Aponick, A.; Dietz, A. L.; Pearson, W. H.; “2-(3-Pyrrolin-1-yl)-1,4-naphthoquinones: Photoactivated
      Alkylating Agents” Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2008,  25. DOI

12. Aponick, A.; Li, C.-Y.; Biannic, B.; “Au-Catalyzed Cyclization of Monoallylic Diols” 
      Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 669. DOI
            -Highlighted in Synfacts: Synfacts 2008, 4, 387.

11. Trost, B.M.; Aponick, A.; Stanzl, B.N. “A Convergent Pd-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylation of
      dl
- and meso-Divinylethylene Carbonate: Enantioselective Synthesis of (+)-Australine Hydrochloride”
      Chem.- Eur. J. 2007, 13, 9547. DOI

10. Trost, B.M.; Machacek, M.R.; Aponick, A. “Predicting the Stereochemistry of DPPBA Based Palladium-
      Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylation Reactions: A Working Model”
      Acc. Chem. Res., 2006, 39, 747. DOI

 9.  Pearson, W.H.; Aponick, A.; Dietz, A.L. “Synthesis of N,N-Bis(3-butenyl)amines from 2-Azaallyl
      Dication Synthetic Equivalents and Conversion to 2,3,6,7-Tetrahydroazepines by Ring-Closing
      Metathesis” J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 3533. DOI

 8.  Pearson, W.H.; Aponick, A. “Formal Synthesis of Aspidosperma Alkaloids via the Intramolecular [3+2]
      Cycloaddition of 2-Azapentadienyllithiums” Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 1661. DOI

7.  Trost, B.M.; Aponick, A. “Palladium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkyation of meso- and dl-1,2-
      Divinylethylene Carbonate” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 3931. DOI

 6.  Aponick, A.; Buzdygon, R.S.; Tomko, R.J.; Fazal, A.N.; Shughart, E.L.; McMaster, D.M.; Myers, M.C.;
      Pitcock, W.H.; Wigal, C.T. “Regioselective Organocadmium Alkylations of Substituted Quinones”
      J. Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 242. DOI

 5.  Pearson, W.H.; Stevens, E.P.; Aponick, A.  “Studies on the Asymmetric Cycloaddition of 2-Azaallyl
      Anions with Alkenes”  Tetrahedron Lett. 2001, 42, 7361. DOI

 4.  Pearson, W.H.; Aponick, A. “Double Allylation Reactions of (2-Azaallyl)stannanes: Synthesis of
      N,N
-Bis(3-butenyl)amines and Their Conversion to 2,3,6,7-Tetrahydroazepines via Ring-Closing
      Metathesis” Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 1327. DOI

 3.  Aponick, A.; McKinley, J.;  Raber, J.C.; Wigal, C.T.  “Quinone Alkylation Using Organocadmium
      Reagents: A General Synthesis of Quinols” J. Org. Chem. 1998, 63, 2676. DOI

2.  Aponick, A.; Marchozzi, E.; Johnston, C.; Wigal, C.T.  “Determining the Authenticity of Gemstones
      Using Raman Spectroscopy” J. Chem. Ed. 1998, 75, 465. DOI

1.  McKinley, J.; Aponick, A.; Raber, J.C.; Fritz, C.; Montgomery, D.; Wigal, C.T. “Reactions of
      Alkyllithium and Grignard Reagents with Benzoquinone: Evidence for an Electron-Transfer
      Mechanism” J. Org. Chem. 1997, 62, 4874. DOI