Department of Chemistry

Lebanon Valley College

Undergraduates indicated with an asterisk.


11.   Addition of Carbon-based Nucleophiles to Ester-substituted, Fmoc-protected N,O-Acetals as a Method for the Synthesis of a-Amino Acids.  Mark D. Thomas*, Kenneth F. Potter II*, Adam M. Shipe*, Adam D. Wier*, Timothy J. Peelen. J. Und. Chem. Res., 2010, 9, 81-86.

10.   Activation of Fmoc-Protected N,O-Acetals Using Trimethylsilyl Halides: Mechanistic and Synthetic Studies.  Nicholas C. Boaz*, Nathaniel C. Bair*, Thanh T. Le*, Timothy J. Peelen. Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 2464-2467. link

9.     Addition of Carbon-based Nucleophiles to Fmoc-protected Acyl Iminium Ions.  Alison E. Hartman*, Cheryl L. Brophy*, Julia A. Cupp*, Daniel K. Hodge*, Timothy J. Peelen. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 3952-3954. link

8.     Enantioselective Organocatalytic Michael Additions of Aldehydes to Enones with Imidazolidinones: Co-Catalyst Effects and Evidence for an Enamine Intermediate. Peelen, T. J.; Chi, Y.; Gellman, S. H. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 11598-11599. link

7.     A Rapid 1H NMR Assay for Enantiomeric Excess of a-Substituted Aldehydes. Chi, Y.; Peelen, T. J.; Gellman, S. H. Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 3469-3472. link

6.     Synthesis of 4,4-Disubstituted 2-Aminocyclopentanecarboxylic Acid Derivatives and their Incorporation into 12-Helical b-Peptides.  Peelen, T. J.; Chi, Y.; English, E. P.; Gellman, S. H. Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 4411-4414. link

5.     Lewis Acidity Expressed in Neutral Electron-Rich Aluminum (III) Complexes: An Example of Ligand-Defined Catalysis.  Nelson, S. G.; Kim, B.-K.; Peelen, T. J.  J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2000, 122, 9318-9319. link

4.     Catalyzed Asymmetric Acyl Halide-Aldehyde Cyclocondensations.  A Strategy for Enantioselective Catalyzed Cross Aldol Reactions.  Nelson, S. G.; Peelen, T. J.; Wan, Z.   J. Am. Chem. Soc.  1999, 121, 9742-9743. link

3.     Mechanistic Alternatives in Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Acyl Halide-Aldehyde Cyclocondensations.  Nelson, S. G.; Peelen, T. J.; Wan, Z. Tetrahedron Lett. 1999, 40, 6541-6543. link

2.     Catalyzed Acyl Halide-Aldehyde Cyclocondensations.  New Insights into the Design of Catalytic Cross Aldol Reactions.  Nelson, S. G.; Peelen, T. J.; Wan, Z.; Spencer, K. L. Tetrahedron Lett. 1999, 40, 6535-6539. link

1.     Short-Lived 1,5-Biradicals Formed from Triplet 1-Alkoxy- and 1-(Benzyloxy)-9,10-anthraquinones.  Smart, R. P.; Peelen, T. J.; Blankespoor, R. L.; Ward, D. L.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 461-465. link