The PGA Research Group

Welcome to the PGA Group

Here you will find information about the research interests of the group, past and present members, openings for Ph.D. and post-doctoral positions.

We have an open position for Ph.D. student - the application is available from the 30th of March until April 2021(find more details at organic chemistry SU) and feel free to contact us!

We also have an open position for postdoc, please contact us if you are interested!

2021 and 2020 Publications

1. Peters, B.B.C.; Jongcharoenkamol, J.; Krajangsri, S.; Andersson, P. G. "Highly Enantioselectie Iridium-Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Conjugated Trisubstituted Enones" Organic Letters 2021, 23, 1, 242–246 Open Access

2. Ponra, S.; Yang, J.; Wu, H.; Rabten, W.; Andersson, P. G. "Asymmetric synthesis of 1,2-fluorohydrin: Iridium catalyzed hydrogenation of fluorinated allylic alcohol" Chemical Science, 2020, 11, 11189. Open Access

3. Quan, X.; Kerdphon, S.; Peters, B.B.C.; Rujirawanich, J.; Krajangsri, S.; Jongcharoenkamol, J.; Andersson, P. G. "Cationic NHC-Phosphine Iridium Complexes: Highly Active Catalysts for Base-Free Hydrogenation of Ketones" Chemistry - European Journal 2020, 26, 13311-13316. Open Access

4. Massaro, L.; Zheng, J.; Margarita, C.; Andersson, P. G. "Enantioconvergent and enantiodivergent catalytic hydrogenation of isomeric olefins" Chemical Society Reviews 2020, 49, 2504-2522. Open Access

2019 Publications

1. Zheng, J.; Jongcharoenkamol, J.; Peters, B. B. C.; Guhl, J.; Ponra, S.; Ahlquist M. S. G.; Andersson, P. G. "Iridium-Catalysed Enantioselective Deoxygenation of Racemic Alcohols via Asymmetric Hydrogenation" Nature Catalysis 2019, 2, 10931100.

2. Massaro, L.; Yang, J.; Krajangsri, S.; Silvi, E.; Singh, T.; Andersson, P. G. "Stereodivergent Synthesis of Trisubstituted Enamides: Direct Access to Both Pure Geometrical Isomers" Journal of Organic Chemistry 2019, 84, 21, 13540-13548

3. Kerdphon, S.; Ponra, S.; Yang, J.; Wu, H.; Eriksson, L.; Andersson, P. G. "Diastereo- And Enantioselective Synthesis of Structurally Diverse Succinate, Butyrolactone, and Trifluoromethyl Derivatives by Iridium-Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Tetrasubstituted Olefins" ACS Catalysis 2019, 97, 6169-6176

4. Ponra, S.; Yang, J.; Kerdphon, S.; Andersson, P. G. "Asymmetric Synthesis of Alkyl Fluorides: Hydrogenation of Fluorinated Olefins" Angewandte Chemie Int. Edition 2019, 58, 9282–9287

5. Krajangsri, S; Wu, H.; Liu, J.; Singh, T.; Andersson, P. G. "Tandem Peterson olefination and chemoselective asymmetric hydrogenation of β-hydroxy silanes" Chemical Science, 2019, 10, 3649-3653.

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