Journal Publications

  1. Zheng, Z.; van der Werf, A.; Deliaval, M.; Selander, N.: “Synthesis of Fluorinated Amide Derivatives via a Radical N-Perfluoroalkylation–Defluorination Pathway” Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 2791-2796.


  3. Pathipati, S. R.; van der Werf, A.; Selander, N.: “Diastereoselective Synthesis of Polycyclic Indolizines with 2-(2-Enynyl)pyridines and Enamines” Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 3691-3694.


  5. Yang, H.-B.; Pathipati, S. R.; Selander, N.: “Nickel-Catalyzed 1,2-Aminoarylation of Oxime Ester-Tethered Alkenes with Boronic Acids” ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 8441-8445.


  7. Pathipati, S. R.; van der Werf, A.; Selander, N.: “Indium(III)-Catalyzed Transformations of Alkynes: Recent Advances in Carbo- and Heterocyclization Reactions” Synthesis 2017, 49, 4931-4941.
    Invited contribution


  9. Pathipati, S. R.; Eriksson, L.; Selander, N.: “Stereoselective synthesis of bicyclo[3.n.1]alkenone frameworks by Lewis acid-catalysis” Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 11353-11356.

  11. van der Werf, A.; Hribersek, M.; Selander, N.: “N-Trifluoromethylation of Nitrosoarenes with Sodium Triflinate” Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 2374-2377.

  12. Yang, H.-B.; Selander, N.: “A Redox-Economical Synthesis of Trifluoromethylated Enamides with the Langlois Reagent” Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 1771-1775.

  14. Yang, H.-B.; Selander, N.: “Divergent Iron-Catalyzed Couplings of O-Acyloximes with Silyl Enol Ethers” Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 1779-1783.

  16. Pathipati, S. R.; van der Werf, A.; Eriksson, L.; Selander, N.: “Diastereoselective Synthesis of Cyclopenta[c]furans by a Catalytic Multicomponent Reaction” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 11863-11866; Angew. Chem. 2016, 128, 12042-12045.

  18. van der Werf, A.; Selander, N.:“Para-Selective Halogenation of Nitrosoarenes with Copper(II) Halides” Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 6210-6213.  
  19. Pathipati, S. R.; Singh, V.; Eriksson, L.; Selander, N.: “Lewis Acid Catalyzed Annulation of Nitrones with Oxiranes, Aziridines, and Thiiranes” Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 4506-4509.

  21. Lundberg, H.; Tinnis, F.; Selander, N.; Adolfsson, H.: “Catalytic Amide Formation from Non-activated Carboxylic Acids and Amines.” (Review) Chem. Soc. Rev. 2014, 43, 2714-2742.

    Post-doctoral research (with Prof. V.V. Fokin):

  23. Chuprakov, S.; Worrell, B. T.; Selander, N.; Sit, R. K.; Fokin, V. V.: “Stereoselective 1,3-Insertions of Rhodium(II) Azavinyl Carbenes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 195-202.

  25. Selander, N.; Worrell, B. T.; Fokin, V. V.: “Ring Expansion and Rearrangements of Rhodium(II) Azavinyl Carbenes”Angew. Chem. 2012, 124, 13231-13234; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 13054-13057.

  27. Selander, N.; Worrell, B. T.; Chuprakov, S.; Velaparthi, S.; Fokin, V. V.: “Arylation of Rhodium(II) Azavinyl Carbenes with Boronic Acids” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 14670-14673.

  29. Selander, N.; Fokin, V. V.: “Rhodium(II)-Catalyzed Asymmetric Sulfur(VI) Reduction of Diazo Sulfonylamidines” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 2477-2480.

    PhD research (with Prof. K.J. Szabó):

  31. Selander, N.; Paasch, J. R.; Szabó, K. J.: “Palladium-Catalyzed Allylic C-OH Functionalization for Efficient Synthesis of Functionalized Allylsilanes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 409-411.

  33. Selander, N.; Szabó, K. J.: “Catalysis by Palladium Pincer Complexes” (Review) Chem. Rev. 2011, 111, 2048-2076.

  35. Selander, N.; Willy, B.; Szabó, K. J.: “Selective C-H Borylation of Alkenes by Palladium Pincer Complex Catalyzed Oxidative Functionalization” Angew. Chem. 2010, 122, 4145 -4147; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 4051-4053.

  37. Pilarski, L. T.; Selander, N.; Böse, D.; Szabó, K. J.: “Catalytic Allylic C-H Acetoxylation and Benzoyloxylation via Suggested (η3-Allyl)palladium(IV) Intermediates” Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 5518-5521.

  39. Selander, N.; Szabó, K. J.: “Performance of SCS Palladium Pincer Complexes in Borylation of Allylic Alcohols. Control of the Regioselectivity in the One-Pot Borylation-Allylation Process” J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 5695-5698.

  41. Aydin, J.; Larsson, J. M.; Selander, N.; Szabó, K. J.: “Pincer Complex-Catalyzed Redox Coupling of Alkenes with Iodonium Salts via Presumed Palladium(IV) Intermediates” Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 2852-2854.

  43. Selander, N.; Szabó, K. J.: “Synthesis and Transformation of Organoboronates and Stannanes by Pincer-Complex Catalysts” (Perspective) Dalton. Trans. 2009, 6267-6279.

  45. Selander, N.; Szabó, K. J.: “Synthesis of Stereodefined Substituted Cycloalkenes by a One-Pot Catalytic Boronation-Allylation-Metathesis Sequence” Adv. Synth. Catal. 2008, 350, 2045-2051.

  47. Dutheuil, G.; Selander, N.; Szabó, K. J.; Aggarwal, V. K.: “Direct Synthesis of Functionalized Allylic Boronic Esters from Allylic Alcohols and Inexpensive Reagents and Catalysts” Synthesis 2008, 2293-2297.

  49. Selander, N.; Szabó, K. J.: “Single-Pot Triple Catalytic Transformations Based on Coupling of in situ Generated Allyl Boronates with in situ Hydrolyzed Acetals” Chem. Commun. 2008, 3420-3422.

  51. Gagliardo, M.; Selander, N.; Mehendale, N. C.; van Koten, G.; Klein Gebbink, R. J. M.; Szabó, K. J.: “Catalytic Performance of Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Sulfur-Containing Pincer Complexes: Synthesis and Tandem Catalytic Activity of the First PCS-Pincer Palladium Complex” Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 4800-4809.

  53. Selander, N.; Kipke, A.; Sebelius, S.; Szabó, K. J.: “Petasis Borono-Mannich Reaction and Allylation of Carbonyl Compounds via Transient Allyl Boronates Generated by Palladium-Catalyzed Substitution of Allyl Alcohols. An Efficient One-Pot Route to Stereodefined α-Amino Acids and Homoallyl Alcohols” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 13723-13731.

  55. Selander, N.; Sebelius, S.; Estay, C.; Szabó, K. J.: “Highly Selective and Robust Palladium-Catalysed Carbon-Carbon Coupling between Allyl Alcohols and Aldehydes via Transient Allylboronic Acids” Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2006, 4085-4087.

  57. Aydin, J.; Selander, N.; Szabó, K. J.: “Strategies for Fine-Tuning the Catalytic Activity of Pincer-Complexes” Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 8999-9001.

  59. Olsson, V. J.; Sebelius, S.; Selander, N.; Szabó, K. J.: “Direct Boronation of Allyl Alcohols with Diboronic Acid Using Palladium Pincer-Complex Catalysis. A Remarkably Facile Allylic Displacement of the Hydroxy Group under Mild Reaction Conditions” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 4588-4589.

    Book Chapters

  • Selander, N.; Szabó, K. J.: “Efficient Synthesis of α-Amino Acids via Organoboronate Reagents” In Asymmetric Synthesis and Application of α-Amino Acids; V. A. Soloshonok, and K. Izawa, Eds.; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2009, p.190-202

  • Selander, N.; Szabó, K. J.: “[2,6-Bis[(phenylseleno-κSe)methyl]phenyl-κC]chloropalladium” In EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis; L. A. Paquette, P. Fuchs, D. Crich, and G. A. Molander, Eds.; Wiley: Chichester, 2009