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Wee, A.G.H. Rhodium(II)-catalyzed reaction of diazocompounds in the service of organic synthesis of natural and non-natural products. Curr. Org. Syn. 2006, 3, 499-555.

Fan, G.-J.; Wang, Z.; Wee, A.G.H. Regio- and diastereocontrolled C-H insertion of chiral g- and d-lactam diazoacetates. Application to the asymmetric synthesis of (8S,8aS)-8-hydroxyindolizidine. Chem. Commun. 2006, 3732-3734.

Wang, Z.; Wee, A.G.H.; Hepperle, S.S.; Treble, R.G.; East, A.L.L. Competing isomerizations: A combined experimental/theoretical study of phenylpentenone isomerism. J. Phys. Chem. A 2006, 110, 5985-5989.

Wee, A.G.H.; Duncan, S.C.; Fan, G.-J. Intramolecular asymmetric C-H insertion of N-arylalkyl,N-bis(trimethylsilyl)methyldiazoamides mediated by rhodium(II) catalysts. Synthesis of (R)-b-benzyl-g-aminobutyric acid. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2006, 17, 297-307.

Wee, A.G.H.; McLeod, D.D. A stereoselective synthesis of the non-proteinogenic amino acid (2S,3R)-3-amino-a-hydroxydecanoic acid from (4S,5S)-4-formyl-5-vinyl-2-oxazolidinone. J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 6268-6273.

Wee, A.G.H.; Shi, Q.; Wang, Z.; Hatton, K. Diastereoselective rhodium(II)-catalyzed sulfonium ylide formation-[2,3]-sigmatropic reaction of chiral non-racemic allylic sulfides (invited) Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2003, 14, 897-909. (Special Edition, H. M. L. Davies, ed)

Doyle, M.P.; Hu, W.; Wee, A.G.H.; Wang, Z.; Duncan, S.C. Influences of catalyst configuration and catalyst loading on selectivities in reactions of diazoacetamides. Barrier to equilibrium between diastereomeric conformations. Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 407-410.

Wee, A.G.H.; Duncan, S. C. The rhodium(II)-catalyzed reaction of N-bis(trimethylsilyl)methyldiazoamides: steric, electronic and conformational effects. Tetrahedron Lett. 2002, 43, 6173-6176.

Wee, A.G.H. A dirhodium(II)-carbenoid route to (-)- and (+)-Geissman-Waiss lactone: Synthesis of (1R,7R,8R)-(-)-turneforcidine. J. Org. Chem. 2001, 66, 8513-8517.

Wee, A.G.H.; Yu, Q. Asymmetric synthesis of (-)-eburnamonine and (+)-epi-eburnamonine from (4S)-4-ethyl-4-[2-(hydroxycarbonyl)ethyl]-2-butyrolactone. J. Org. Chem. 2001, 66, 8935-8943.

Wee, A.G.H. A Facile Synthesis of (-)- and (+)-Geissman-Waiss Lactone via Intramolecular Rh(II)-Carbenoid Mediated C-H Insertion Reaction: Synthesis of (1R,7R,8R)-Turneforcidine. Tetrahedron Lett. 2000, 41, 9025-9029.

Doyle, M. P.; Hu, W, Phillips, I, Wee, A.G.H. A New Approach To Macrocyclization via Alkene Formation in Catalytic Diazo Decomposition. Synthesis of Patulolides A and B. Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 1777-1779.

Wee, A.G.H.; Yu, Q. Total Synthesis of (-)-Eburnamonine and (+)-epi-Eburnamonine From A Common Chiral Non-Racemic g-Lactone Carboxylic Acid. Tetrahedron Lett. 2000, 41, 587-590.












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