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Piret Villo, Gabriella Kervefors and Berit Olofsson*
Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 8788. Link

Transition Metal-Free, Chemoselective Arylation of Thioamides Yielding Aryl Thioimidates or
N-Aryl Thioamides
Piret Villo, Gabriella Kervefors and Berit Olofsson*
Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 8810-8813. Link (open access). PDF

Regiospecific N-Arylation of Aliphatic Amines under Mild and Metal-Free Reaction Conditions
Nibadita Purkait, Gabriella Kervefors, Erika Linde and Berit Olofsson*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 11427-11431. Link (open access) PDF
Angew. Chem. 2018, 130, 11597-11601. Link (open access) PDF

Metal-Free Formal Synthesis of Phenoxazine
Gabriella Kervefors, Antonia Becker, Chandan Dey and Berit Olofsson*
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2018, 14, 1491–1497. Link (open access) PDF
Invited paper for a special issue on Hypervalent iodine chemistry.

Synthesis of Phenols and Aryl Silyl Ethers via Arylation of Complimentary Hydroxide Surrogates
Marcus Reitti, Ramani Gurubrahaman, Melanie Walther, Erik Lindstedt and Berit Olofsson*
Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 1785-1788. Link  Article on Request

One-Pot Synthesis of Unsymmetric Diaryliodonium Salts from Iodine and Arenes
Erik Lindstedt, Marcus Reitti and Berit Olofsson*
J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 11909–11914 (invited for Special issue). Link  Article on Request


Competing Pathways in O-Arylations with Diaryliodonium Salts - Mechanistic Insights
Elin Stridfeldt, Erik Lindstedt, Marcus Reitti, Jan Blid, Per-Ola Norrby and Berit Olofsson*
"Hot Paper" in Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 13249-13258. Link (open access) PDF
Among the top 10 most accessed papers in September!

Synthesis, Characterization and Unusual Reactivity of Vinylbenziodoxolones - Novel Hypervalent Iodine Reagents
Elin Stridfeldt, Alexandra Seemann, Marinus J. Bouma, Chandan Dey, Anne Ertan and Berit Olofsson*
"Hot Paper" in Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 16066-16070. Link

Mild Synthesis of Sterically Congested Alkyl Aryl Ethers
Erik Lindstedt, Elin Stridfeldt and Berit Olofsson*
Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 4234-4237. Link (open access) PDF
Highlighted in Organic Synthesis Highlights (June 2017) and Organic Chemistry Portal.

Efficient O-Functionalization of Carbohydrates with Electrophilic Reagents
Gergely L. Tolnai, Ulf J. Nilsson and Berit Olofsson*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 11226-11230. Link (open access) PDF
Angew. Chem. 2016, 128, 11392-11396. Link (open access)

One-Pot C-H Functionalization of Arenes via Diaryliodonium Salts
Marcus Reitti, Piret Villo and Berit Olofsson*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 8928–8932. Link (open access) PDF
Angew. Chem. 2016, 128, 9074-9078. Link (open access)
Among the 10 most accessed papers in ACIE in June!

Highlighted in Organic Process Research & Development in August.

Metal-Free C-Arylation of Nitro Compounds with Diaryliodonium Salts
Chandan Dey, Erik Lindstedt and Berit Olofsson*
Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 4554-4557. Link (Article on Request)  SwePub
Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal.

Synthesis of Chiral Diaryliodonium Salts
Michael Brown, Marion Delorme, Florence Malmedy, Joel Malmgren, Berit Olofsson,
Thomas Wirth*
Synlett 2015, 26, 1573-1577. Link (open access) PDF  SwePub

Metal-Free Arylation of Amides at Room Temperature
Fredrik Tinnis, Elin Stridfeldt, Helena Lundberg, Hans Adolfsson* and Berit Olofsson*
Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 2688-2691. Link (Article on Request)  SwePub
Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal.

C-2 Selective Arylation of Indoles with Heterogeneous Nanopalladium and Diaryliodonium Salts
Joel Malmgren, Anuja Nagendiran, Cheuk-Wai Tai, Jan-E. Bäckvall,* and Berit Olofsson*
Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 13531-13535. Link (open access)   PDF SwePub

 

 

Metal-Free One-Pot Synthesis of Benzofurans
Raju Ghosh, Elin Stridfeldt and Berit Olofsson*
Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 8888-8892. Link  SwePub

Room Temperature, Metal-Free Arylation of Aliphatic Alcohols
Raju Ghosh, Erik Lindstedt, Nazli Jalalian and Berit Olofsson*
ChemistryOpen, 2014, 3, 54-57. Link (open access) PDF SwePub


Metal-Free Synthesis of N-Aryloxyimides and Aryloxyamines
Raju Ghosh and Berit Olofsson*
Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 1830-1832. Link (Article on request)  SwePub
Highligted in Organic Chemistry Portal.


One-Pot Synthesis and Applications of N-Heteroaryl Iodonium Salts     
Marcin Bielawski, Joel Malmgren, Leticia M. Pardo, Ylva Wikmark and Berit Olofsson*
ChemistryOpen 2014, 3, 19-22. Link (open access) PDF  SwePub


Metal-Free Synthesis of Aryl Ethers in Water
Erik Lindstedt, Raju Ghosh and Berit Olofsson*
Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 6070-6073. Link (Article on request)  SwePub
Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal.


Oxidative Rearrangement of Alkenes using In Situ Generated Iodine(III) Reagents
Anees Ahmad, Paulo Scarassati, Nazli Jalalian, Berit Olofsson and Luiz F. Silva, Jr.*
Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 5818-5820. Link  SwePub

Immunogenic and antioxidant effects of a pathogen-associated prenyl pyrophosphate in Anopheles gambiae
Bo Lindberg, Eleanor A. Merritt, Melanie Rayl, Chenxiao Liu, Ingela Parmryd, Berit Olofsson and Ingrid Faye*
PLoS One 2013, 8, e73868. Link (open access) PDF  SwePub

Arylation with Unsymmetrical Diaryliodonium Salts – a Chemoselectivity Study
Joel Malmgren, Stefano Santoro, Nazli Jalalian, Fahmi Himo* and Berit Olofsson*
Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 10334-10342. Link (open access) PDF  SwePub


Synthesis of Koser's Reagent & Derivatives
Nazli Jalalian and Berit Olofsson*
Org. Synth. 2013, 90, 1-9. Link (open access) PDF  SwePub


General One-Pot Synthesis of Alkynyliodonium Salts and Alkynyl Benziodoxolones from Aryl Iodides
Marinus J. Bouma and Berit Olofsson*
Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 14242-14245. Link   SwePub


Metal-Free Arylation of Oxygen Nucleophiles with Diaryliodonium Salts
Nazli Jalalian, Tue B. Petersen and Berit Olofsson*
Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 14140-14149. Link  SwePub

Metal-Free Synthesis of Indanes by Iodine(III)-Mediated Ring Contraction of 1,2-Dihydronaphthalenes
Fernanda A. Siqueira, Eloisa E. Ishikawa, André Fogaca, Andréa T. Faccio, Vânia M. T. Carneiro, Rafael R. S. Soares, Aline Utaka, Iris R. M. Tébéka, Marcin Bielawski, Berit Olofsson and Luiz F. Silva, Jr.*
J. Braz. Chem. Soc. 2011, 22, 1795-1807. Link    SwePub

Metal-Free Synthesis of Aryl Esters from Carboxylic Acids and Diaryliodonium Salts
Tue B. Petersen, Rehan Khan and Berit Olofsson*
Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 3462-3465. Link    SwePub
Highligted in Organic Chemistry Portal twice: 1st - 2nd link.


Synthesis of a Range of Iodine(III) Compounds Directly from Iodoarenes
Eleanor A. Merritt and Berit Olofsson*
Eur. J. Org. Chem. (Special Issue Women in Chemistry) 2011, 3690-3694. Link  SwePub 


Room Temperature, Metal-Free Synthesis of Diaryl Ethers with Use of Diaryliodonium Salts
Nazli Jalalian, Eloisa E. Ishikawa, Luiz F. Silva Jr. and Berit Olofsson*
Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 1552-1555. Link   SwePub
Highligted in Organic Chemistry Portal.


Facile Synthesis of Koser's Reagent & Derivatives from Iodine or Aryl Iodides
Eleanor A. Merritt, Vania M. T. Carneiro, Luiz F. Silva Jr. and Berit Olofsson*
J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 7416-7419. Link     SwePub
Highligted in Organic Chemistry Portal.


α-Arylation by Rearrangement: On the Reaction of Enolates with Diaryliodonium Salts
Per-Ola Norrby,* Tue B. Petersen, Marcin Bielawski and Berit Olofsson*
Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 8251-8254. Link   SwePub


Design and Asymmetric Synthesis of Chiral Diaryliodonium Salts
Nazli Jalalian and Berit Olofsson*
Tetrahedron (Symposia-in-Print) 2010, 66, 5793-5800. Link    SwePub


Synthesis of Diaryliodonium Triflates using Environmentally Benign Oxidizing Agents
Eleanor A. Merritt, Joel Malmgren, Felix J. Klinke and Berit Olofsson*
Synlett 2009, 2277-2280. Link   SwePub

Efficient One-pot Synthesis of Bis(4-tert-Butylphenyl)Iodonium Triflate
Marcin Bielawski and Berit Olofsson*
Org. Synth. 2009, 86, 308-314. Link (open access) PDF   SwePub


Regiospecific One-Pot Synthesis of Diaryliodonium Tetrafluoroborates from Arylboronic Acids and Aryl Iodides
Marcin Bielawski, David Aili and Berit Olofsson*
J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 4602-4607. Link    SwePub
Highligted in Organic Chemistry Portal.


One-Pot Synthesis of Diaryliodonium Salts using Toluenesulphonic Acid: A Fast Entry to Electron-Rich Diaryliodonium Tosylates and Triflates
Mingzhao Zhu, Nazli Jalalian and Berit Olofsson*
Synlett, 2008, 592-596. Link   SwePub
Highligted in Organic Chemistry Portal.


Efficient and General One-Pot Synthesis of Diaryliodonium Triflates: Optimization, Scope and Limitations
Marcin Bielawski, Mingzhao Zhu and Berit Olofsson*
Adv. Synth. Catal. 2007, 349, 2610-2618. Link   SwePub


High-Yielding One-Pot Synthesis of Diaryliodonium Triflates from Arenes and Iodine or Aryl Iodides
Marcin Bielawski and Berit Olofsson*
Chem. Commun. 2007, 2521-2523. Link   SwePub


As Post Doc
Divergent Asymmetric Synthesis of 3,5-Disubstituted Piperidines
Berit Olofsson, Krisztián Bogár, Ann-Britt L. Fransson and Jan-E. Bäckvall*
J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 8256-8260. Link    SwePub

Synthesis of Novel Heteroaryl Iodonium Salts and Enantioselective α-Arylation of Cyclohexanones
Berit Olofsson* and Varinder K. Aggarwal
Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. on Hypervalent Iodine, 2006, 47-50. PDF    

Efficient Synthesis of 2-Substituted Imidazoles by Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling with Benzylzinc Reagents
Josefin E. Utas, Berit Olofsson and Björn Åkermark*
Synlett 2006, 1965-1967. Link    SwePub 


Enantioselective α-Arylation of Cyclohexanones with Diaryl Iodonium Salts: Application to the Synthesis of (–)-Epibatidine
Varinder K. Aggarwal* and Berit Olofsson
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 5516-5519. Link  SwePub  
Angew. Chem. 2005, 117, 5652-5655.


As PhD Student

Divergent Synthesis of D-erythro-Sphingosine, L-threo-Sphingosine and their Regioisomers
Berit Olofsson and Peter Somfai*
J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 2514-2517. Link   SwePub


Determination of the Relative Configuration of vic-Amino Alcohols
Berit Olofsson and Peter Somfai*
Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44, 1279-1281. Link  

A Regio- and Stereodivergent Route to all Isomers of vic-Amino Alcohols
Berit Olofsson and Peter Somfai*
J. Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 8574-8583. Link  

Synthesis of N-H Vinylaziridines: A Comparative Study
Berit Olofsson, Roel Wijtmans and Peter Somfai*
Tetrahedron 2002, 58, 5979-5982. Link  
Highligted in Organic Chemistry Portal.

A Regio- and Stereodivergent Route to all Isomers of vic-Amino Alcohols
Berit Olofsson and Peter Somfai*
Latvias J. Chem. 2002, 1, 69-78. PDF  SwePub

A Regio- and Stereodivergent Synthesis of vic-Amino Alcohols
Berit Olofsson, Uttam Khamrai and Peter Somfai*
Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 4087-4089. Link  

Microwave-Assisted Aminolysis of Vinylepoxides
Ulf M. Lindström, Berit Olofsson and Peter Somfai*
Tetrahedron Lett. 1999, 40, 9273-9276. Link  SwePub

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