Kendall N. Houk - Publications

Affiliations: 
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 
Area:
theoretical and computational organic chemistry
Website:
http://www.chem.ucla.edu/houk/biography.htm

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2021 Solea AB, Wang S, Xue XS, Crochet A, Fromm KM, Houk KN, Mamula O, Allemann C. Efficient synthesis of isoindolones by intramolecular cyclisation of pyridinylbenzoic acids. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. PMID 34477627 DOI: 10.1039/d1ob01343b  1
2021 Houk KN, Zhang H, Thøgersen MK, Jamieson CS, Xue XS, Jørgensen KA. Ambimodal Transition States in Diels-Alder Cycloadditions of Tropolone and Tropolonate with N-Methylmaleimide. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 34472178 DOI: 10.1002/anie.202109608  1
2021 Wang RB, Ma SG, Jamieson CS, Gao RM, Liu YB, Li Y, Wang XJ, Li YH, Houk KN, Qu J, Yu SS. Library construction of stereochemically diverse isomers of spirooliganin: their total synthesis and antiviral activity. Chemical Science. 12: 7003-7011. PMID 34123328 DOI: 10.1039/d1sc01277k  1
2021 Ramirez M, Darzi E, Donaldson J, Houk KN, Garg NK. Cycloaddition Cascades of Strained Alkynes and Oxadiazinones. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 34080279 DOI: 10.1002/anie.202105244  1
2021 Ramirez M, Svatunek D, Liu F, Garg NK, Houk KN. Origins of Endo Selectivity in Diels-Alder Reactions of Cyclic Allene Dienophiles. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 33851504 DOI: 10.1002/anie.202101809  1
2021 Das P, Delost MD, Qureshi MH, Bao J, Fell JS, Houk KN, Njardarson JT. Dramatic Effect of γ-Heteroatom Dienolate Substituents on Counterion Assisted Asymmetric Anionic Amino-Cope Reaction Cascades. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 33844522 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c00745  1
2021 Ohashi M, Kakule TB, Tang MC, Jamieson CS, Liu M, Zhao YL, Houk KN, Tang Y. Biosynthesis of Cyclophane-Containing Hirsutellone Family of Fungal Natural Products. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 33834778 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c00098  1
2021 Zheng YL, Pei-Pei X, Daneshfar O, Houk K, Hong X, Newman SG. Direct Synthesis of Ketones from Methyl Esters by Nickel-Catalyzed Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 33792138 DOI: 10.1002/anie.202103327  0.01
2021 Chen PP, Ma P, He X, Svatunek D, Liu F, Houk KN. Computational Exploration of Ambiphilic Reactivity of Azides and Sustmann's Paradigmatic Parabola. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 33769821 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c00239  1
2021 Ma J, Chen S, Bellotti P, Guo R, Schäfer F, Heusler A, Zhang X, Daniliuc C, Brown MK, Houk KN, Glorius F. Photochemical intermolecular dearomative cycloaddition of bicyclic azaarenes with alkenes. Science (New York, N.Y.). 371: 1338-1345. PMID 33766881 DOI: 10.1126/science.abg0720  1
2021 Yu YJ, Zhang FL, Peng TY, Wang CL, Cheng J, Chen C, Houk KN, Wang YF. Sequential C-F bond functionalizations of trifluoroacetamides and acetates via spin-center shifts. Science (New York, N.Y.). PMID 33674411 DOI: 10.1126/science.abg0781  0.72
2021 Meng D, Wang R, Lin JB, Yang JL, Nuryyeva S, Lin YC, Yuan S, Wang ZK, Zhang E, Xiao C, Zhu D, Jiang L, Zhao Y, Li Z, Zhu C, ... Houk KN, et al. Chlorinated Spiroconjugated Fused Extended Aromatics for Multifunctional Organic Electronics. Advanced Materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.). e2006120. PMID 33586281 DOI: 10.1002/adma.202006120  1
2021 Svatunek D, Hansen T, Houk KN, Hamlin TA. How the Lewis Base F Catalyzes the 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition between Carbon Dioxide and Nitrilimines. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 33577314 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.0c02963  1
2021 Li Y, Rajasree SS, Lee GY, Yu J, Tang JH, Ni R, Li G, Houk KN, Deria P, Stang PJ. Anthracene-Triphenylamine-Based Platinum(II) Metallacages as Synthetic Light-Harvesting Assembly. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 33576621 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c12853  1
2021 Wang ZJ, Chen X, Wu L, Wong JJ, Liang Y, Zhao Y, Houk KN, Shi Z. Metal-Free Directed C-H Borylation of Pyrroles. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 33449421 DOI: 10.1002/anie.202016573  1
2021 Einsiedler M, Jamieson CS, Maskeri M, Houk KN, Gulder TAM. Fungal Dioxygenase AsqJ Is Promiscuous and Bimodal: Substrate-Directed Formation of Quinolones versus Quinazolinones. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 33411393 DOI: 10.1002/anie.202017086  1
2020 Sun DL, Poddar S, Pan RD, Rosser EW, Abt ER, Van Valkenburgh J, Le TM, Lok V, Hernandez SP, Song J, Li J, Turlik A, Chen X, Cheng CA, Chen W, ... ... Houk KN, et al. Isoquinoline thiosemicarbazone displays potent anticancer activity with efficacy against aggressive leukemias. Rsc Medicinal Chemistry. 11: 392-410. PMID 33479645 DOI: 10.1039/c9md00594c  1
2020 Nierengarten JF, Houk KN, Ding K. A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 26: 15344-15345. PMID 33459411 DOI: 10.1002/chem.202004463  0.52
2020 Wang D, Li M, Chen X, Wang M, Liang Y, Zhao Y, Houk KN, Shi Z. Palladium-Catalyzed Silacyclization of (Hetero)Arenes with a Tetrasilane Reagent through Twofold C-H Activation. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 33377224 DOI: 10.1002/anie.202015117  1
2020 Houk KN, Stoddart JF. François N. Diederich: Pioneer of carbon allotropes and molecular recognition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117: 32827-32829. PMID 33376212 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2022550117  1
2020 Li B, Tang H, Turlik A, Wan Z, Xue XS, Li L, Yang X, Li J, He G, Houk KN, Chen G. Cooperative Stapling of Native Peptides at Lysine and Tyrosine or Arginine with Formaldehyde. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 33338303 DOI: 10.1002/anie.202016267  1
2020 Demoret RM, Baker MA, Ohtawa M, Chen S, Lam CC, Khom S, Roberto M, Forli S, Houk KN, Shenvi RA. Synthetic, Mechanistic and Biological Interrogation of Ginkgo biloba Chemical Space en route to (-)-Bilobalide. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 32991152 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c08231  0.01
2020 Saha I, Dang EK, Svatunek D, Houk KN, Harran PG. Computational generation of an annotated gigalibrary of synthesizable, composite peptidic macrocycles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 32948694 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.2007304117  1
2020 Lowder L, Zhao F, Vaughan MM, Houk KN, Liu F, Wu J. Diversification of Nucleophile-Intercepted Beckmann Fragmentation (NuBFr) Products and Related DFT Studies. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 32786611 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.0C01486  1
2020 Houk KN, Liu F, Yang Z, Seeman JI. Evolution of the Diels-Alder Reaction Mechanism Since the 1930s: Woodward, Houk with Woodward, and the Influence of Computational Chemistry on Understanding Cycloadditions. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 32662195 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.202001654  1
2020 Liepuoniute I, Sanders JN, Garcia-Garibay MA, Houk KN. Computational Investigation into Ligand Effects on Correlated Geared Dynamics in Dirhodium Supramolecular Gears - Insights Be-yond the NMR Experimental Window. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 32478513 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.0C01230  1
2020 Wang Y, Zhang C, Zhao YL, Zhao R, Houk KN. Understand the Specific Regio- and Enantioselectivity of Fluostatin Conjugation in the Post-Biosynthesis. Biomolecules. 10. PMID 32466453 DOI: 10.3390/biom10060815  1
2020 Houk KN, Liu F, Chen Y. Huisgen's 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions to Fulvenes via Ambimodal [6+4]/[4+2] Transition States. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 32384185 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.202005265  1
2020 Seeman JI, Chen PP, Houk KN. Rolf Huisgen's Classic Studies of Cyclic Triene Diels-Alder Reactions Elaborated by Modern Computational Analysis. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 32369676 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.202003279  1
2020 Bähr S, Brinkmann-Chen S, Garcia-Borràs M, Roberts JM, Katsoulis DE, Houk KN, Arnold FH. Selective Enzymatic Oxidation of Silanes to Silanols. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 32212229 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.202002861  1
2020 Xie S, Sundhoro M, Houk KN, Yan M. Electrophilic Azides for Materials Synthesis and Chemical Biology. Accounts of Chemical Research. PMID 32207916 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Accounts.0C00046  1
2020 Athavale SV, Simon A, Houk KN, Denmark SE. Demystifying the asymmetry-amplifying, autocatalytic behaviour of the Soai reaction through structural, mechanistic and computational studies. Nature Chemistry. PMID 32203445 DOI: 10.1038/S41557-020-0421-8  1
2020 Gao S, Duan M, Houk K, Chen M. Chiral Phosphoric Acid Dual-Function Catalysis: Asymmetric Allylation with α-Vinyl Allylboron Reagents. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 32173972 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.202000039  1
2020 Shi H, Lu Y, Weng J, Bay KL, Chen X, Tanaka K, Verma P, Houk KN, Yu JQ. Differentiation and functionalization of remote C-H bonds in adjacent positions. Nature Chemistry. PMID 32123338 DOI: 10.1038/S41557-020-0424-5  1
2020 Svatunek D, Pemberton RP, Mackey JL, Liu P, Houk KN. Concerted [4+2] and Stepwise (2+2) Cycloadditions of Tetrafluoroethylene with Butadiene: DFT and DLPNO-UCCSD(T) Explorations. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 32031811 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.0C00222  1
2020 Murray JI, Sanders JN, Richardson PF, Houk KN, Blackmond DG. Isotopically-Directed Symmetry Breaking and Enantioenrichment in Attrition-Enhanced Deracemization. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 32027134 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.9B11422  1
2020 Chen S, Wong J, Houk KN. Mechanism of the Manolikakes Enamide-Based Domino Reaction for the Stereospecific Construction of Tetrahydropyrans. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 32017561 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.9B03440  0.01
2020 Yu JQ, Fan Z, Bay KL, Chen X, Zhuang Z, Park HS, Yeung KS, Houk KN. Rational Development of Remote C-H Functionalization of Biphenyl: Experimental and Computational Studies. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 31943648 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201915624  1
2020 Low ZJ, Ma GL, Tran HT, Zou Y, Xiong J, Pang L, Nuryyeva S, Ye H, Hu JF, Houk KN, Liang ZX. Sungeidines from a non-canonical enediyne biosynthetic pathway. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 31922407 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.9B10086  1
2020 Eger E, Simon A, Sharma M, Yang S, Breukelaar WB, Grogan G, Houk KN, Kroutil W. Inverted Binding of Non-natural Substrates in Strictosidine Synthase Leads to a Switch of Stereochemical Outcome in Enzyme-Catalyzed Pictet-Spengler Reactions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 31909617 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b08704  1
2020 Fraley A, Caddell Haatveit K, Ye Y, Kelly SP, Newmister SA, Yu F, Williams RM, Smith JL, Houk KN, Sherman DH. Molecular basis for spirocycle formation in the paraherquamide biosynthetic pathway. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 31904957 DOI: 10.2210/Pdb6Pvi/Pdb  1
2020 Yan Y, Zang X, Jamieson CS, Lin H, Houk KN, Zhou J, Tang Y. Biosynthesis of the fungal glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase inhibitor heptelidic acid and mechanism of self-resistance Chemical Science. 11: 9554-9562. DOI: 10.1039/D0Sc03805A  0.04
2020 Chen Y, Zhang X, Liu F, He G, Zhang J, Houk KN, Smith AB, Liang Y. The role of CuI in the siloxane-mediated Pd-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions of aryl iodides with aryl lithium reagents Chinese Chemical Letters. DOI: 10.1016/J.Cclet.2020.05.009  1
2020 Castro AC, Romero‐Rivera A, Osuna S, Houk KN, Swart M. Cover Feature: Computational NMR Spectra of o ‐Benzyne and Stable Guests and Their Hemicarceplexes (Chem. Eur. J. 12/2020) Chemistry – a European Journal. 26: 2517-2517. DOI: 10.1002/Chem.201905504  0.08
2019 Mu X, Axtell JC, Bernier NA, Kirlikovali KO, Jung D, Umanzor A, Qian K, Chen X, Bay KL, Kirollos M, Rheingold AL, Houk KN, Spokoyny AM. Sterically Unprotected Nucleophilic Boron Cluster Reagents. Chem. 5: 2461-2469. PMID 32292833 DOI: 10.1016/J.Chempr.2019.07.018  1
2019 He CQ, Lam CC, Yu P, Song Z, Chen M, Lam YH, Chen S, Houk KN. Catalytic Effects of Ammonium and Sulfonium Salts and External Electric Fields on Aza-Diels-Alder Reactions. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 31891501 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.9B03446  1
2019 Wang R, Xue J, Wang KL, Wang ZK, Luo Y, Fenning D, Xu G, Nuryyeva S, Huang T, Zhao Y, Yang JL, Zhu J, Wang M, Tan S, Yavuz I, ... Houk KN, et al. Constructive molecular configurations for surface-defect passivation of perovskite photovoltaics. Science (New York, N.Y.). 366: 1509-1513. PMID 31857483 DOI: 10.1126/Science.Aay9698  1
2019 McLeod D, Thøgersen MK, Jessen NI, Jørgensen KA, Jamieson CS, Xue XS, Houk KN, Liu F, Hoffmann R. Expanding the Frontiers of Higher-Order Cycloadditions. Accounts of Chemical Research. PMID 31789016 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Accounts.9B00498  1
2019 Quintela-Varela H, Jamieson C, Shao Q, Houk K, Trauner D. Bioinspired Synthesis of (-)-PF-1018. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 31788926 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201912452  1
2019 Castro A, Romero-Rivera A, Osuna S, Houk KN, Swart M. COMPUTATIONAL NMR SPECTRA OF o-BENZYNE AND STABLE GUESTS AND THEIR HEMICARCEPLEXES. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). PMID 31765503 DOI: 10.1002/Chem.201904756  1
2019 Zhou Z, Chen S, Hong Y, Winterling E, Tan Y, Hemming M, Harms K, Houk KN, Meggers E. Non--Symmetric Chiral-at-Ruthenium Catalyst for Highly Efficient Enantioselective Intramolecular C(sp)-H Amidation. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 31751132 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.9B09301  1
2019 Lv J, Chen X, Xue XS, Zhao B, Liang Y, Wang M, Jin L, Yuan Y, Han Y, Zhao Y, Lu Y, Zhao J, Sun WY, Houk KN, Shi Z. Metal-free directed sp-C-H borylation. Nature. 575: 336-340. PMID 31723273 DOI: 10.1038/S41586-019-1640-2  1
2019 Levandowski BJ, Svatunek D, Sohr B, Mikula H, Houk KN. Correction to "Secondary Orbital Interactions Enhance the Reactivity of Alkynes in Diels-Alder Cycloadditions". Journal of the American Chemical Society. 141: 18641. PMID 31692340 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.9B11320  1
2019 Yao Y, An C, Evans D, Liu W, Wang W, Wei G, Ding N, Houk KN, Gao SS. A Catalase Involved in the Oxidative Cyclization of the Tetracyclic Ergoline of Fungal Ergot Alkaloids. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 31621316 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b10217  1
2019 Levandowski BJ, Abularrage NS, Houk KN, Raines RT. Hyperconjugative Antiaromaticity Activates 4-Pyrazoles as Inverse-Electron-Demand Diels-Alder Dienes. Organic Letters. 21: 8492-8495. PMID 31589054 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Orglett.9B03351  1
2019 Lv J, Chen X, Xue XS, Zhao B, Liang Y, Wang M, Jin L, Yuan Y, Han Y, Zhao Y, Lu Y, Zhao J, Sun WY, Houk KN, Shi Z. Metal-free directed C-H bond activation and borylation. Nature. PMID 31569198 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-019-1640-2  1
2019 Zhang R, Guo W, Duan M, Houk KN, Sun J. Asymmetric Desymmetrization of Oxetanes for the Synthesis of Chiral Tetrahydrothiophenes and Tetrahydroselenophenes. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 31549762 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201910917  1
2019 Fu XP, Xue XS, Zhang XY, Xiao YL, Zhang S, Guo YL, Leng X, Houk KN, Zhang X. Controllable catalytic difluorocarbene transfer enables access to diversified fluoroalkylated arenes. Nature Chemistry. 11: 948-956. PMID 31548670 DOI: 10.1038/S41557-019-0331-9  1
2019 Dan Q, Newmister SA, Klas KR, Fraley AE, McAfoos TJ, Somoza AD, Sunderhaus JD, Ye Y, Shende VV, Yu F, Sanders JN, Brown WC, Zhao L, Paton RS, Houk KN, et al. Fungal indole alkaloid biogenesis through evolution of a bifunctional reductase/Diels-Alderase. Nature Chemistry. PMID 31548667 DOI: 10.1038/S41557-019-0326-6  1
2019 Zheng H, Sang Y, Houk KN, Xue XS, Cheng JP. Mechanism and Origins of Enantioselectivities in Spirobiindane-based Hypervalent Iodine(III) Induced Asymmetric Dearomatizing Spirolactonizations. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 31514501 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.9B08243  1
2019 Duan A, Fell JS, Yu P, Lam CY, Gravel M, Houk KN. Theoretical Study of Diastereoselective NHC-Catalyzed Cross-Benzoin Reactions between Furfural and N-Boc-Protected α-Amino Aldehydes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 31512872 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.9B01821  1
2019 DeMars MD, Samora NL, Yang S, Garcia-Borràs M, Sanders JN, Houk KN, Podust LM, Sherman DH. Exploring the molecular basis for substrate specificity in homologous macrolide biosynthetic cytochromes P450. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. PMID 31488542 DOI: 10.1074/Jbc.Ra119.010352  1
2019 Le Fouler V, Chen Y, Gandon V, Bizet V, Salome C, Fessard T, Liu F, Houk KN, Blanchard N. Activating pyrimidines by pre-distortion for the general synthesis of 7-aza-indazoles from 2-hydrazonylpyrimidines via intramolecular Diels-Alder reactions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 31475527 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.9B07037  1
2019 Zhang C, Chen S, Ye CX, Harms K, Zhang L, Houk KN, Meggers E. Asymmetric Photocatalysis by Intramolecular Hydrogen-Atom Transfer in Photoexcited Catalyst-Substrate Complex. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 31469211 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201905647  1
2019 Chen Q, Gao J, Jamieson C, Liu J, Ohashi M, Bai J, Yan D, Liu B, Che Y, Wang Y, Houk KN, Hu Y. Enzymatic Intermolecular Hetero-Diels-Alder Reaction in the Biosynthesis of Tropolonic Sesquiterpenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 31461283 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.9B06592  1
2019 Cai Y, Hai Y, Ohashi M, Jamieson CS, Garcia-Borras M, Houk KN, Zhou J, Tang Y. Structural basis for stereoselective dehydration and hydrogen-bonding catalysis by the SAM-dependent pericyclase LepI. Nature Chemistry. PMID 31332284 DOI: 10.2210/Pdb6Ix9/Pdb  1
2019 Zou Y, Chen S, Houk KN. Origins of Selective Formation of 5-Vinyl-2-Methylene Furans from Oxyallyl/Diene (3+2) Cycloadditions with Pd(0) Catalysis. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 31328520 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.9B05762  1
2019 Zou Y, Xue XS, Deng Y, Smith AB, Houk KN. Factors Controlling Reactivity in the Hydrogen Atom Transfer and Radical Addition Steps of a Radical Relay Cascade. Organic Letters. PMID 31305084 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Orglett.9B02023  1
2019 Svatunek D, Houk KN. autoDIAS: a python tool for an automated distortion/interaction activation strain analysis. Journal of Computational Chemistry. PMID 31281990 DOI: 10.1002/Jcc.26023  1
2019 Machovina MM, Mallinson SJB, Knott BC, Meyers AW, Garcia-Borràs M, Bu L, Gado JE, Oliver A, Schmidt GP, Hinchen DJ, Crowley MF, Johnson CW, Neidle EL, Payne CM, Houk KN, et al. Enabling microbial syringol conversion through structure-guided protein engineering. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 31235604 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1820001116  1
2019 Moore LC, Lo A, Fell JS, Duong MR, Moreno JA, Rich BE, Bravo M, Fettinger JC, Souza LW, Olmstead MM, Houk KN, Shaw JT. Acyclic Stereocontrol in the Additions of Nucleophilic Alkenes to α-Chiral N-Sulfonyl Imines. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). PMID 31226239 DOI: 10.1002/Chem.201902790  1
2019 Cai L, Zhang K, Chen S, Lepage RJ, Houk KN, Krenske EH, Kwon O. Catalytic Asymmetric Staudinger-aza-Wittig Reaction for the Synthesis of Heterocyclic Amines. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 31184143 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.9B04803  1
2019 Ni F, Ekanayake A, Espinosa B, Yu C, Sanders JN, Perino J, Houk KN, Zhang C. Synthesis and Target Identification of a Novel Electrophilic Warhead, 2-Chloromethylquinoline. Biochemistry. PMID 31181899 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Biochem.9B00359  1
2019 Chekan JR, Lee GY, El Gamal A, Purdy TN, Houk KN, Moore BS. Bacterial Tetrabromopyrrole Debrominase Shares a Reductive Dehalogenation Strategy with Human Thyroid Deiodinase. Biochemistry. PMID 31117392 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Biochem.9B00318  1
2019 Liu K, Kurukulasuriya R, Dykstra K, DiMichelle L, Liu J, Vachal P, Ogawa A, DeVita RJ, Shen DM, Tan Q, Chen Y, Gauthier D, Verras A, Crespo A, Zamlynny B, ... ... Houk KN, et al. Development of indazole mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists and investigation into their selective late-stage functionalization. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters. PMID 31104995 DOI: 10.1016/J.Bmcl.2019.04.024  1
2019 Wigman B, Popov S, Bagdasarian AL, Shao B, Benton TR, Williams CG, Fisher SP, Lavallo V, Houk KN, Nelson HM. Vinyl Carbocations Generated Under Basic Conditions and Their Intramolecular C-H Insertion Reactions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 31082208 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.9B02110  1
2019 Tu J, Svatunek D, Parvez S, Liu AC, Levandowski BJ, Eckvahl HJ, Peterson RT, Houk KN, Franzini RM. Stable, Reactive and Orthogonal Tetrazines: Dispersion Forces Promote the Cycloaddition with Isonitriles. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 31062496 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201903877  1
2019 Levandowski BJ, Raines RT, Houk KN. Hyperconjugative π → σ* Interactions Stabilize the Enol Form of Perfluorinated Cyclic Keto-Enol Systems. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 84: 6432-6436. PMID 30990687 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.9B00825  1
2019 Lee CW, Taylor BLH, Petrova GP, Patel A, Morokuma K, Houk KN, Stoltz BM. An unexpected Ireland-Claisen rearrangement cascade during the synthesis of the tricyclic core of Curcusone C: Mechanistic elucidation by trial-and-error and automatic artificial force-induced reaction (AFIR) computations. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30907087 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.9B01146  1
2019 Zhang Z, Jamieson CS, Zhao YL, Li D, Ohashi M, Houk KN, Tang Y. Enzyme-catalyzed inverse-electron demand Diels-Alder reaction in the biosynthesis of antifungal ilicicolin H. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30905148 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.9B02204  1
2019 Zhang B, Wang KB, Wang W, Wang X, Liu F, Zhu J, Shi J, Li LY, Han H, Xu K, Qiao HY, Zhang X, Jiao RH, Houk KN, Liang Y, et al. Enzyme-catalysed [6+4] cycloadditions in the biosynthesis of natural products. Nature. PMID 30867595 DOI: 10.1038/S41586-019-1021-X  1
2019 Huang X, Garcia-Borràs M, Miao K, Kan SBJ, Zutshi A, Houk KN, Arnold FH. A Biocatalytic Platform for Synthesis of Chiral Trifluoromethylated Organoborons. Acs Central Science. 5: 270-276. PMID 30834315 DOI: 10.1021/Acscentsci.8B00679  1
2019 Yamano M, Knapp R, Ngamnithiporn A, Ramirez M, Houk K, Stoltz B, Garg NK. Cycloadditions of Oxacyclic Allenes and a Catalytic Asym-metric Entryway to Enantioenriched Cyclic Allenes. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 30811080 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201900503  1
2019 Deng Y, Nguyen MD, Zou Y, Houk KN, Smith AB. Generation of Dithianyl and Dioxolanyl Radicals Using Photoredox Catalysis: Application in the Total Synthesis of the Danshenspiroketallactones via Radical Relay Chemistry. Organic Letters. PMID 30807194 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Orglett.9B00271  1
2019 Hamlin TA, Levandowski BJ, Narsaria AK, Houk KN, Bickelhaupt FM. Structural Distortion of Cycloalkynes Influences Cycloaddition Rates Both By Strain and Interaction Energies. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). PMID 30779472 DOI: 10.1002/Chem.201900295  1
2019 Cleary SE, Li X, Yang LC, Houk KN, Hong X, Brewer M. Reactivity Profiles of Diazo Amides, Esters, and Ketones in Transition-Metal-Free C-H Insertion Reactions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30758200 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B12420  1
2019 Bertuzzi G, Thøgersen MK, Giardinetti M, Vidal-Albalat A, Simon A, Houk KN, Jørgensen KA. Catalytic Enantioselective Hetero-[6+4] and -[6+2] Cycloadditions for the Construction of Condensed Polycyclic Pyrroles, Imidazoles, and Pyrazoles. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 141: 3288-3297. PMID 30746938 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B13659  1
2019 Levandowski BJ, Svatunek D, Sohr B, Mikula H, Houk KN. Secondary Orbital Interactions Enhance the Reactivity of Alkynes in Diels-Alder Cycloadditions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 141: 2224-2227. PMID 30693769 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B13088  1
2019 Chen M, He CQ, Houk KN. Mechanism and Regioselectivity of an Unsymmetrical Hexadehydro-Diels-Alder (HDDA) Reaction. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 30672703 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.8B02865  1
2019 Yen-Pon E, Champagne PA, Plougastel L, Gabillet S, Thuery P, Johnson M, Muller G, Pieters G, Taran F, Houk KN, Audisio D. Sydnone-based Approach to Hetero-helicenes Through 1,3-Dipolar-Cycloadditions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30628450 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B11465  1
2019 Levandowski BJ, Hamlin TA, Eckvahl HJ, Bickelhaupt FM, Houk KN. Diels-Alder reactivities of cycloalkenediones with tetrazine. Journal of Molecular Modeling. 25: 33. PMID 30627945 DOI: 10.1007/S00894-018-3909-Z  1
2019 Xue XS, Jamieson CS, Garcia-Borràs M, Dong X, Yang Z, Houk KN. An Ambimodal Trispericyclic Transition State and Dynamic Control of Periselectivity. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30623652 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B12674  1
2019 Tan D, Jamieson CS, Ohashi M, Tang MC, Houk KN, Tang Y. Genome-mined Diels-Alderase catalyzes formation of the cis-octahydrodecalins of varicidin A and B. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30609896 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B12010  1
2019 Washington I, Houk KN. CH.O Hydrogen Bonding Influences pi-Facial Stereoselective Epoxidations We are grateful to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health (GM-36700) for financial support of this research and the National Computational Science Alliance (Illinois) for computer time and support. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 40: 4485-4488. PMID 12404454 DOI: 10.1002/1521-3773(20011203)40:23<4485::aid-anie4485>3.0.co;2-n  0.04
2019 Lucero MJ, Houk KN. Torsional Control of Epoxidation Stereoselectivity in 1,2-Dihydronaphthalenes. Transition State Modeling with Semiempirical Quantum Mechanics. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 63: 6973-6977. PMID 11672319 DOI: 10.1021/jo980760g  0.01
2019 Chen S, Wang S, Houk K. Origins of Contrasteric π-Facial Selectivity in Epoxidations of Encumbered Tetrahydropyridines by a Bifunctional Peracid Synlett. 30: 459-463. DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1611674  0.01
2019 Liu L, Shi T, Houk KN, Zhao Y. Understanding the R882H mutation effects of DNA methyltransferase DNMT3A: a combination of molecular dynamics simulations and QM/MM calculations Rsc Advances. 9: 31425-31434. DOI: 10.1039/C9Ra06791D  0.01
2019 Yang Z, Jamieson CS, Xue X, Garcia-Borràs M, Benton T, Dong X, Liu F, Houk K. Mechanisms and Dynamics of Reactions Involving Entropic Intermediates Trends in Chemistry. 1: 22-34. DOI: 10.1016/j.trechm.2019.01.009  0.04
2019 Houk KN, Reissig H. Rolf Huisgen’s Legacy Chem. 5: 2499-2505. DOI: 10.1016/J.Chempr.2019.09.009  0.01
2019 Lee GY, Bay KL, Houk KN. Evaluation of DFT Methods and Implicit Solvation Models for Anion‐Binding Host‐Guest Systems Helvetica Chimica Acta. 102. DOI: 10.1002/Hlca.201900032  1
2019 Hamlin TA, Levandowski BJ, Narsaria AK, Houk KN, Bickelhaupt FM. Cover Feature: Structural Distortion of Cycloalkynes Influences Cycloaddition Rates both by Strain and Interaction Energies (Chem. Eur. J. 25/2019) Chemistry – a European Journal. 25: 6249-6249. DOI: 10.1002/Chem.201900867  0.01
2019 Tu J, Svatunek D, Parvez S, Liu AC, Levandowski BJ, Eckvahl HJ, Peterson RT, Houk KN, Franzini RM. Back Cover: Stable, Reactive, and Orthogonal Tetrazines: Dispersion Forces Promote the Cycloaddition with Isonitriles (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 27/2019) Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 58: 9290-9290. DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201906875  0.12
2019 Tu J, Svatunek D, Parvez S, Liu AC, Levandowski BJ, Eckvahl HJ, Peterson RT, Houk KN, Franzini RM. Rücktitelbild: Stable, Reactive, and Orthogonal Tetrazines: Dispersion Forces Promote the Cycloaddition with Isonitriles (Angew. Chem. 27/2019) Angewandte Chemie. 131: 9390-9390. DOI: 10.1002/Ange.201906875  0.08
2018 Caddell Haatveit K, Garcia-Borràs M, Houk KN. Computational Protocol to Understand P450 Mechanisms and Design of Efficient and Selective Biocatalysts. Frontiers in Chemistry. 6: 663. PMID 30687699 DOI: 10.3389/Fchem.2018.00663  1
2018 Fereyduni E, Sanders JN, Gonzalez G, Houk KN, Grenning AJ. Transient [3,3] Cope rearrangement of 3,3-dicyano-1,5-dienes: computational analysis and 2-step synthesis of arylcycloheptanes. Chemical Science. 9: 8760-8764. PMID 30627397 DOI: 10.1039/C8Sc03057J  1
2018 Yavuz I, Lin JB, Houk KN. Impact of morphology, side-chains, and crystallinity on charge-transport properties of π-extended double helicenes. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : Pccp. PMID 30560256 DOI: 10.1039/c8cp06982d  1
2018 Lin JB, Darzi ER, Jasti R, Yavuz I, Houk KN. Solid-state order and charge mobility in [5]-[12] cycloparaphenylenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30543112 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B10699  1
2018 Suh SE, Chen S, Houk KN, Chenoweth DM. The mechanism of the triple aryne-tetrazine reaction cascade: theory and experiment. Chemical Science. 9: 7688-7693. PMID 30542547 DOI: 10.1039/C8Sc01796D  1
2018 Chen S, Chan AY, Walker MM, Ellman JA, Houk KN. π-Facial Selectivities in Hydride Reductions of Hindered Endocyclic Iminium Ions. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 30516383 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.8B02603  1
2018 Shao Z, Liu W, Tao H, Liu F, Zeng R, Champagne PA, Cao Y, Houk KN, Liang Y. Bioorthogonal release of sulfonamides and mutually orthogonal liberation of two drugs. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England). PMID 30480281 DOI: 10.1039/C8Cc08533A  1
2018 Chen S, Yu P, Houk KN. Ambimodal Dipolar/Diels-Alder Cycloaddition Transition States Involving Proton Transfers. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30479123 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B11080  1
2018 Zhou Z, Chen S, Qin J, Nie X, Zheng X, Harms K, Riedel R, Houk KN, Meggers E. Catalytic Enantioselective Intramolecular C(sp3)-H Amination of 2-Azidoacetamides. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 30475437 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201811927  1
2018 Bay KL, Yang YF, Houk KN. Computational Exploration of a Pd(II)-Catalyzed γ-C-H Arylation where Stereoselectivity Arises from Attractive Aryl-Aryl Interactions. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 30403854 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b02416  1
2018 Levandowski BJ, Zou L, Houk KN. Hyperconjugative Aromaticity and Antiaromaticity Control the Reactivities and π-Facial Stereoselectivities of 5-Substituted Cyclopentadiene Diels-Alder Cycloadditions. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 30395708 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.8B02537  1
2018 Scott SK, Sanders JN, White KE, Yu RA, Houk KN, Grenning AJ. Controlling, understanding, and redirecting the thermal rearrangement of 3,3-dicyano-1,5-enynes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30379070 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b08553  1
2018 Shi Z, Wang D, Xue XS, Houk K. Mild Ring-Opening 1,3-Hydroborations of Non-Activated Cyclopropanes. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 30370972 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201811036  1
2018 Zhou B, Haj MK, Jacobsen EN, Houk KN, Xue XS. Mechanism and Origins of Chemo- and Stereoselectivities of Aryl Iodide-Catalyzed Asymmetric Difluorinations of β-Substituted Styrenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30350956 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B05935  1
2018 Jamieson CS, Ohashi M, Liu F, Tang Y, Houk KN. The expanding world of biosynthetic pericyclases: cooperation of experiment and theory for discovery. Natural Product Reports. PMID 30311924 DOI: 10.1039/C8Np00075A  1
2018 Haines BE, Nelson BM, Grandner JM, Kim J, Houk KN, Movassaghi M, Musaev DG. Mechanism of Permanganate-Promoted Dihydroxylation of Complex Diketopiperazines: Critical Roles of Counter-cation and Ion-Pairing. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30295476 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B08371  1
2018 Yu P, He CQ, Simon A, Li W, Mose R, Thøgersen MK, Jørgensen KA, Houk KN. Organocatalytic 6+4 Cycloadditions via Zwitterionic Intermediates: Chemo-, Regio-, and Stereoselectivities. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30251535 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B07575  1
2018 Xue XS, Levandowski BJ, He CQ, Houk KN. Origins of Selectivities in the Stork Diels-Alder Cycloaddition for the Synthesis of (±)-4-Methylenegermine. Organic Letters. PMID 30246539 DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b02548  1
2018 Zhang J, Yu P, Li SY, Sun H, Xiang SH, Wang JJ, Houk KN, Tan B. Asymmetric phosphoric acid-catalyzed four-component Ugi reaction. Science (New York, N.Y.). 361. PMID 30213886 DOI: 10.1126/Science.Aas8707  1
2018 Liao K, Yang YF, Li Y, Sanders JN, Houk KN, Musaev DG, Davies HML. Design of catalysts for site-selective and enantioselective functionalization of non-activated primary C-H bonds. Nature Chemistry. PMID 30082883 DOI: 10.1038/S41557-018-0087-7  1
2018 Popov S, Shao B, Bagdasarian AL, Benton TR, Zou L, Yang Z, Houk KN, Nelson HM. Teaching an old carbocation new tricks: Intermolecular C-H insertion reactions of vinyl cations. Science (New York, N.Y.). 361: 381-387. PMID 30049877 DOI: 10.1126/science.aat5440  1
2018 Li G, Garcia-Borràs M, Fürst MJLJ, Ilie A, Fraaije MW, Houk KN, Reetz MT. Overriding Traditional Electronic Effects in Biocatalytic Baeyer-Villiger Reactions by Directed Evolution. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30044629 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B04742  1
2018 Kishimoto S, Hara K, Hashimoto H, Hirayama Y, Champagne PA, Houk KN, Tang Y, Watanabe K. Enzymatic one-step ring contraction for quinolone biosynthesis. Nature Communications. 9: 2826. PMID 30026518 DOI: 10.1038/S41467-018-05221-5  1
2018 Chogii I, Das P, Fell JS, Scott KA, Crawford MN, Houk KN, Njardarson JT. Correction to "New Class of Anion-Accelerated Amino-Cope Rearrangements as Gateway to Diverse Chiral Structures". Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30010325 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B06895  1
2018 Mallinson SJB, Machovina MM, Silveira RL, Garcia-Borràs M, Gallup N, Johnson CW, Allen MD, Skaf MS, Crowley MF, Neidle EL, Houk KN, Beckham GT, DuBois JL, McGeehan JE. A promiscuous cytochrome P450 aromatic O-demethylase for lignin bioconversion. Nature Communications. 9: 2487. PMID 29950589 DOI: 10.1038/S41467-018-04878-2  1
2018 Lewis RD, Garcia-Borràs M, Chalkley MJ, Buller AR, Houk KN, Kan SBJ, Arnold FH. Catalytic iron-carbene intermediate revealed in a cytochrome carbene transferase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 29946033 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1807027115  1
2018 Dong LB, Rudolf JD, Kang D, Wang N, He CQ, Deng Y, Huang Y, Houk KN, Duan Y, Shen B. Biosynthesis of thiocarboxylic acid-containing natural products. Nature Communications. 9: 2362. PMID 29915173 DOI: 10.1038/S41467-018-04747-Y  1
2018 Gao SS, Zhang T, Garcia-Borràs M, Hung YS, Billingsley JM, Houk KN, Hu Y, Tang Y. Biosynthesis of Heptacyclic Duclauxins Requires Extensive Redox Modifications of the Phenalenone Aromatic Polyketide. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 29741874 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B03705  1
2018 Picazo E, Anthony SM, Giroud M, Simon A, Miller MA, Houk KN, Garg NK. Arynes and Cyclic Alkynes as Synthetic Building Blocks for Stereodefined Quaternary Centers. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 29716194 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B02875  1
2018 Maiga-Wandiam B, Corbu A, Massiot G, Sautel F, Yu P, Lin BW, Houk KN, Cossy J. Intramolecular Diels-Alder approaches to the decalin core of verongidolide. The origin of the exo-selectivity: a DFT analysis. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 29715016 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.8B00566  1
2018 Scholl K, Dillashaw J, Timpy E, Lam YH, DeRatt L, Benton TR, Powell JP, Houk KN, Morgan JB. Quinine-Promoted, Enantioselective Boron-Tethered Diels-Alder Reaction by Anomeric Control of Transition State Conformation. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 29715015 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.8B00938  1
2018 Levandowski BJ, Gamache RF, Murphy JM, Houk KN. Readily Accessible Ambiphilic Cyclopentadienes for Bioorthogonal Labeling. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 29712423 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B02978  1
2018 Tao H, Liu F, Zeng R, Shao Z, Zou L, Cao Y, Murphy JM, Houk KN, Liang Y. Origins of halogen effects in bioorthogonal sydnone cycloadditions. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England). PMID 29707720 DOI: 10.1039/C8Cc02128G  1
2018 Saleem-Batcha R, Stull F, Sanders JN, Moore BS, Palfey BA, Houk KN, Teufel R. Enzymatic control of dioxygen binding and functionalization of the flavin cofactor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 29686059 DOI: 10.2210/Pdb6Fow/Pdb  1
2018 Goh SS, Champagne PA, Guduguntla S, Kikuchi T, Fujita M, Houk KN, Feringa BL. Stereospecific ring contraction of bromocycloheptenes through dyotropic rearrangements via non-classical carbocation-anion pairs. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 29596748 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B00821  1
2018 Chen S, Zheng Y, Cui T, Meggers E, Houk KN. Arylketone π-Conjugation Controls Enantioselectivity in Asymmetric Alkynylations Catalyzed by Centrochiral Ruthenium Complexes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 29577723 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.8B00485  1
2018 Walker MM, Chen S, Houk K, Ellman JA. Formation of Aminocyclopentadienes from Silyldihydropyridines: Ring Contractions Driven by Anion Stabilization. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 29570926 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201800596  1
2018 Newmister SA, Li S, Garcia-Borràs M, Sanders JN, Yang S, Lowell AN, Yu F, Smith JL, Williams RM, Houk KN, Sherman DH. Structural basis of the Cope rearrangement and cyclization in hapalindole biogenesis. Nature Chemical Biology. PMID 29531360 DOI: 10.1038/S41589-018-0003-X  1
2018 Yang Z, Houk KN. The Dynamics of Chemical Reactions: Atomistic Visualizations of Organic Reactions, and Homage to van 't Hoff. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). PMID 29512895 DOI: 10.1002/chem.201706032  1
2018 Guan J, Jia C, Li Y, Liu Z, Wang J, Yang Z, Gu C, Su D, Houk KN, Zhang D, Guo X. Direct single-molecule dynamic detection of chemical reactions. Science Advances. 4: eaar2177. PMID 29487914 DOI: 10.1126/Sciadv.Aar2177  1
2018 Levandowski BJ, Hamlin TA, Helgeson RC, Bickelhaupt FM, Houk KN. Origins of the Endo and Exo Selectivities in Cyclopropenone, Iminocyclopropene, and Triafulvene Diels-Alder Cycloadditions. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 29470085 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.8B00025  1
2018 Wang X, Li Y, Knecht T, Daniliuc C, Houk K, Glorius F. Unprecedented Dearomatized Spirocyclopropane in a Sequential Rh(III)-catalyzed C-H Activation and Rearrangement Reaction. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 29461648 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201800803  1
2018 Chen S, Houk KN. Origins of Stereoselectivity in Mannich Reactions Catalyzed by Chiral Vicinal Diamines. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 29439564 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.8B00037  1
2018 Yang Z, Dong X, Yu Y, Yu P, Li Y, Jamieson C, Houk KN. Relationships Between Product Ratios in Ambimodal Pericyclic Reactions and Bond Lengths in Transition Structures. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 29419295 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B13562  1
2018 Levandowski BJ, Herath D, Gallup NM, Houk KN. Origin of π-Facial Stereoselectivity in Thiophene 1-oxide Cycloadditions. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 29360357 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.7B03016  1
2018 Yang Z, Yang S, Yu P, Li Y, Doubleday C, Park J, Patel A, Jeon BS, Russell WK, Liu HW, Russell DH, Houk KN. Influence of water and enzyme SpnF on the dynamics and energetics of the ambimodal [6+4]/[4+2] cycloaddition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 29348209 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1719368115  1
2018 Vogel P, Houk KN. Organic chemistry: Theory, reactivity, mechanisms in modern synthesis Journal of Organic & Inorganic Chemistry. 4. DOI: 10.21767/2472-1123-c5-015  0.01
2018 Yu Y, Yang Z, Houk KN. Molecular dynamics of the intramolecular 1, 3-dipolar ene reaction of a nitrile oxide and an alkene: non-statistical behavior of a reaction involving a diradical intermediate Molecular Physics. 117: 1360-1366. DOI: 10.1080/00268976.2018.1549338  0.01
2018 Narayanam MK, Ma G, Champagne PA, Houk KN, Murphy JM. Nucleophilic 18F-Fluorination of Anilines via N-Arylsydnone Intermediates Synlett. 29: 1131-1135. DOI: 10.1055/S-0036-1591948  1
2018 Luo S, Engle KM, Dong X, Hejl A, Takase MK, Henling LM, Liu P, Houk KN, Grubbs RH. An Initiation Kinetics Prediction Model Enables Rational Design of Ruthenium Olefin Metathesis Catalysts Bearing Modified Chelating Benzylidenes Acs Catalysis. 8: 4600-4611. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.8b00843  1
2018 Yang Z, Zou L, Yu Y, Liu F, Dong X, Houk K. Molecular dynamics of the two-stage mechanism of cyclopentadiene dimerization: concerted or stepwise? Chemical Physics. 514: 120-125. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2018.02.020  0.01
2018 Houk KN, Caserio MC, Whitesides GM, Schuster DI, Dervan PB, Dougherty DA. J. D. Roberts Special Issue Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry. 31: e3886. DOI: 10.1002/Poc.3886  0.44
2018 Houk KN, Liu F. John D. Roberts, his beginnings at UCLA, his transformation of physical organic chemistry, and his impact on science Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry. 31. DOI: 10.1002/Poc.3810  1
2018 Yang Z, Houk KN. Frontispiece: The Dynamics of Chemical Reactions: Atomistic Visualizations of Organic Reactions, and Homage to van ’t Hoff Chemistry - a European Journal. 24. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201881661  0.08
2017 Gilbert MM, DeMars MD, Yang S, Grandner JM, Wang S, Wang H, Narayan ARH, Sherman DH, Houk KN, Montgomery J. Synthesis of Diverse 11- and 12-Membered Macrolactones from a Common Linear Substrate Using a Single Biocatalyst. Acs Central Science. 3: 1304-1310. PMID 29296671 DOI: 10.1021/Acscentsci.7B00450  1
2017 Vogelsberg CS, Uribe-Romo FJ, Lipton AS, Yang S, Houk KN, Brown S, Garcia-Garibay MA. Ultrafast rotation in an amphidynamic crystalline metal organic framework. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 29229859 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1708817115  1
2017 Hill DE, Bay KL, Yang YF, Plata RE, Takise R, Houk KN, Yu JQ, Blackmond DG. Dynamic Ligand Exchange as a Mechanistic Probe in Pd-Catalyzed Enantioselective C-H Functionalization Reactions Using Monoprotected Amino Acid Ligands. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 29215885 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B11962  0.01
2017 Yang YF, Yu P, Houk KN. Computational Exploration of Concerted and Zwitterionic Mechanisms of Diels-Alder Reactions between 1,2,3-Triazines and Enamines and Acceleration by Hydrogen-Bonding Solvents. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 29161031 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B08325  1
2017 Chen S, Huang X, Meggers E, Houk KN. Origins of Enantioselectivity in Asymmetric Radical Additions to Octahedral Chiral-at-Rhodium Enolates: A Computational Study. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 29143527 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B08650  1
2017 Kerisit N, Gawel P, Levandowski B, Yang YF, García-López V, Trapp N, Ruhlmann L, Boudon C, Houk KN, Diederich F. A Four-Step Synthesis of Substituted 5,11-Dicyano-6,12-diaryltetracenes with Enhanced Stability and High Fluorescence Emission. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). PMID 29139153 DOI: 10.1002/Chem.201703903  1
2017 Yang YF, Hong X, Yu JQ, Houk KN. Experimental-Computational Synergy for Selective Pd(II)-Catalyzed C-H Activation of Aryl and Alkyl Groups. Accounts of Chemical Research. PMID 29115826 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Accounts.7B00440  1
2017 Baril SA, Koenig AL, Krone MW, Albanese KI, He QC, Lee GY, Houk KN, Waters ML, Brustad EM. Investigation of Trimethyllysine Binding by the HP1 Chro-modomain via Unnatural Amino Acid Mutagenesis. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 29111699 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B09223  1
2017 Jordan RS, Li YL, Lin CW, McCurdy RD, Lin JB, Brosmer JL, Marsh KL, Khan SI, Houk KN, Kaner RB, Rubin Y. Synthesis of N = 8 Armchair Graphene Nanoribbons from Four Distinct Polydiacetylenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 29083160 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B08800  1
2017 Noey EL, Yang Z, Li Y, Yu H, Richey RN, Merritt JM, Kjell DP, Houk KN. Correction to Origins of Regioselectivity in the Fischer Indole Synthesis of a Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 29072838 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.7B02416  1
2017 Liu F, Yang Z, Yu Y, Mei Y, Houk KN. Bimodal Evans-Polanyi Relationships in Dioxirane Oxidations of sp3 C-H: Non-Perfect Synchronization in Generation of Delocalized Radical Intermediates. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 29069541 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B07988  1
2017 Simmons BJ, Hoffmann M, Champagne PA, Picazo E, Yamakawa K, Morrill LA, Houk KN, Garg NK. Understanding and Interrupting the Fischer Azaindolization Reaction. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 29022706 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B07518  1
2017 Lin JB, Jin Y, Lopez SA, Druckerman N, Wheeler SE, Houk KN. Torsional Barriers to Rotation and Planarization in Heterocyclic Oligomers of Value in Organic Electronics. Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation. PMID 29016124 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Jctc.7B00709  1
2017 He CQ, Yu P, Lam YH, Houk KN. Origins of Stereoselectivity in Chiral Aminoalcohol Catalysis of Oxyallyl Cation-Indole Reactions. Organic Letters. PMID 28976202 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Orglett.7B02851  1
2017 Houk KN, Liu F. Holy Grails for Computational Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry. Accounts of Chemical Research. 50: 539-543. PMID 28945400 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Accounts.6B00532  1
2017 Ohashi M, Liu F, Hai Y, Chen M, Tang MC, Yang Z, Sato M, Watanabe K, Houk KN, Tang Y. SAM-dependent enzyme-catalysed pericyclic reactions in natural product biosynthesis. Nature. PMID 28902839 DOI: 10.1038/Nature23882  1
2017 Chogii I, Das P, Fell JS, Scott KA, Crawford MN, Houk KN, Njardarson JT. New Class of Anion-Accelerated Amino-Cope Rearrangements as Gateway to Diverse Chiral Structures. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28885835 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B07319  1
2017 Champagne PA, Houk KN. The Influence of Endo- and Exocyclic Heteroatoms on Stabilities and 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Reactivities of Mesoionic Azomethine Ylides and Imines. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 28876936 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.7B01928  1
2017 Liu F, Liang Y, Houk KN. Bioorthogonal Cycloadditions: Computational Analysis with the Distortion/Interaction Model and Predictions of Reactivities. Accounts of Chemical Research. PMID 28876890 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Accounts.7B00265  1
2017 Grandner JM, Shao H, Grubbs RH, Liu P, Houk KN. The Origins of the Stereoretentive Mechanism of Olefin Metathesis with Ru-Dithiolate Catalysts. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 28841319 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.7B02129  1
2017 Zhang S, Taylor BLH, Ji CL, Gao Y, Harris MR, Hanna LE, Jarvo ER, Houk KN, Hong X. Mechanism and Origins of Ligand-controlled Stereoselectivity of Ni-Catalyzed Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling with Benzylic Esters: A Computational Study. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28838241 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B04973  0.84
2017 Koch AA, Hansen DA, Shende VV, Furan LR, Houk KN, Jiménez-Osés G, Sherman DH. A single active site mutation in the pikromycin thioesterase generates a more effective macrocyclization catalyst. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28836768 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B06436  1
2017 Narayanam MK, Ma G, Champagne PA, Houk KN, Murphy J. Synthesis of [18F]Fluoroarenes via Nucleophilic Radiofluorination of N-Arylsydnones. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 28834065 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201707274  1
2017 Park J, Chun S, Bobik TA, Houk KN, Yeates TO. Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Selective Metabolite Transport across the Propanediol Bacterial Microcompartment Shell. The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B. PMID 28829618 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Jpcb.7B07232  1
2017 Fell JS, Lopez SA, Higginson CJ, Finn MG, Houk KN. Theoretical Analysis of the Retro-Diels-Alder Reactivity of Oxanorbornadiene Thiol and Amine Adducts. Organic Letters. PMID 28817292 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Orglett.7B02064  1
2017 Fraley AE, Garcia-Borràs M, Tripathi A, Khare D, Mercado-Marin EV, Tran H, Dan Q, Webb G, Watts K, Crews P, Sarpong R, Williams RM, Smith JL, Houk KN, Sherman DH. Function and structure of MalA/MalA', iterative halogenases for late-stage C-H functionalization of indole alkaloids. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28777910 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B06773  1
2017 Li Y, Yang GH, He CQ, Li X, Houk KN, Cheng JP. Chirality Sensing of α-Hydroxyphosphonates by N-tert-Butyl Sulfinyl Squaramide. Organic Letters. PMID 28776998 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Orglett.7B01743  1
2017 Fang L, Saint-Denis TG, Taylor BLH, Ahlquist S, Hong K, Liu S, Han L, Houk KN, Yu JQ. Experimental and Computational Development of a Conformationally Flexible Template for the meta-C-H Functionalization of Benzoic Acids. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28749693 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B03296  1
2017 Gao Y, Houk KN, Ho CY, Hong X. The mechanism and regioselectivities of (NHC)nickel(ii)hydride-catalyzed cycloisomerization of dienes: a computational study. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. PMID 28749518 DOI: 10.1039/C7Ob01494E  1
2017 He CQ, Simon A, Lam YH, Brunskill APJ, Yasuda N, Tan J, Hyde AM, Sherer EC, Houk KN. A Model for the Enantioselectivity of Asymmetric Intramolecular Alkylations by bis-Quaternized Cinchona Alkaloid-Derived Catalysts. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 28731701 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.7B01577  1
2017 Levandowski BJ, Hamlin TA, Bickelhaupt FM, Houk KN. The Role of Orbital Interactions and Activation Strain (Distortion Energies) on Reactivities in the Normal and Inverse Electron-Demand Cycloadditions of Strained and Unstrained Cycloalkenes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 28712288 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.7B01673  1
2017 Zhou CC, Hawthorne MF, Houk KN, Jiménez-Osés G. Multiple Mechanisms for the Thermal Decompositions of Metallaisoxazolin-5-ones from Computational Investigations. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 28703581 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.7B01169  1
2017 Zhao J, Brosmer JL, Tang Q, Yang Z, Houk KN, Diaconescu PL, Kwon O. Intramolecular Crossed [2 + 2] Photocycloaddition Through Visible Light-Induced Energy Transfer. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28683547 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B05277  1
2017 Simon A, Lam YH, Houk KN. Origins of Stereoselectivity of Enamine-Iminium Activated Nazarov Cyclizations by Vicinal Diamines. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 28678495 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b01606  1
2017 Lin JB, Shah TK, Goetz A, Garg NK, Houk KN. Conjugated Trimeric Scaffolds Accessible From Indolyne Cyclotrimerizations: Synthesis, Structures, and Electronic Properties. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28675700 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B05317  1
2017 Liu Q, Chen Y, Zhang X, Houk KN, Liang Y, Smith AB. Type II Anion Relay Chemistry: Conformational Constraints To Achieve Effective [1,5]-Vinyl Brook Rearrangements. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28613847 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b04149  1
2017 Yang YF, Chen G, Hong X, Yu JQ, Houk KN. The Origins of Dramatic Differences in 5-Membered vs. 6-Membered Chelation of Pd(II) on Efficiency of C(sp(3))-H Bond Activation. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28578572 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B01801  1
2017 Grayson MN, Yang Z, Houk KN. Chronology of CH···O Hydrogen Bonding from Molecular Dynamics Studies of the Phosphoric Acid-Catalyzed Allylboration of Benzaldehyde. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28556660 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b03847  1
2017 Dziedzic RM, Martin JL, Axtell JC, Saleh LMA, Ong TC, Yang YF, Messina MS, Rheingold AL, Houk KN, Spokoyny AM. Cage-walking: Vertex Differentiation by Palladium-Catalyzed Isomerization of B(9)-Bromo-meta-Carborane. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28541671 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B04080  1
2017 Yu P, Chen TQ, Yang Z, He CQ, Patel A, Lam YH, Liu CY, Houk KN. Mechanisms and Origins of Periselectivity of the Ambimodal [6+4] Cycloadditions of Tropone to Dimethylfulvene. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28535677 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B02966  1
2017 Yu P, Li W, Houk KN. Mechanisms and Origins of Selectivities of the Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Diels-Alder Reactions between Aryl Allenes and Acrylates. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 28510451 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.7B01132  1
2017 Li Y, Shan C, Yang YF, Shi FQ, Qi X, Houk KN, Lan Y. Mechanism, Regio-, and Diastereoselectivity of Rh(III)-catalyzed Cyclization Reactions of N-Arylnitrones with Alkynes: A DFT Study. The Journal of Physical Chemistry. A. PMID 28488866 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Jpca.7B01020  1
2017 Noey EL, Yang Z, Li Y, Yu H, Richey RN, Merritt JM, Kjell DP, Houk KN. Origins of regioselectivity in the Fischer indole synthesis of a selective androgen receptor modulator. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 28467062 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.7B00878  1
2017 Banerjee S, Yang YF, Jenkins ID, Liang Y, Toutov AA, Liu WB, Schuman DP, Grubbs RH, Stoltz BM, Krenske EH, Houk KN, Zare RN. Ionic and Neutral Mechanisms for C-H Bond Silylation of Aromatic Heterocycles Catalyzed by Potassium t-Butoxide. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28462580 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.6B13032  1
2017 Han X, Park J, Wu W, Malagon A, Wang L, Vargas E, Wikramanayake A, Houk KN, Leblanc RM. A resorcinarene for inhibition of Aβ fibrillation. Chemical Science. 8: 2003-2009. PMID 28451317 DOI: 10.1039/C6Sc04854D  1
2017 Bickelhaupt FM, Houk KN. Distortion/Interaction-Activation Strain Model to Analyze Reaction Rates. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 28447369 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201701486  1
2017 Ugur Marion I, Agopcan Cinar S, Dedeoglu B, Aviyente V, Hawthorne MF, Liu P, Liu F, Houk KN, Jiménez-Osés G. 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Reactions of Low-Valent Rhodium and Iridium Complexes with Arylnitrile N-Oxides. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 28414468 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.7B00282  1
2017 Boon BA, Green AG, Liu P, Houk KN, Merlic CA. Using Ring Strain to Control 4π-Electrocyclization Reactions: Torquoselectivity in Ring-Closing of Medium-Ring Dienes and Ring-Opening of Bicyclic Cyclobutenes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 28407711 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.7B00203  1
2017 Liu WB, Schuman DP, Yang YF, Toutov AA, Liang Y, Klare HF, Nesnas N, Oestreich M, Blackmond DG, Virgil SC, Banerjee S, Zare RN, Grubbs RH, Houk KN, Stoltz BM. KOt-Bu-Catalyzed Dehydrogenative C-H Silylation of Heteroaromatics: A Combined Experimental and Computational Mechanistic Study. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28403611 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.6B13031  1
2017 Li Y, He CQ, Gao FX, Li Z, Xue XS, Li X, Houk KN, Cheng JP. Design and Applications of N-tert-Butyl Sulfinyl Squaramide Catalysts. Organic Letters. PMID 28357868 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Orglett.7B00727  0.01
2017 Al-Bataineh N, Houk KN, Brewer M, Hong X. (2 + 1)-Cycloaddition Reactions Give Further Evidence of the Nitrenium-like Character of 1-Aza-2-azoniaallene Salts. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 28318256 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.7B00407  1
2017 Gao SS, Garcia-Borràs M, Barber JS, Hai Y, Duan A, Garg NK, Houk KN, Tang Y. Enzyme-Catalyzed Intramolecular Enantioselective Hydroalkoxylation. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28240554 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.7B01089  1
2017 Fell JS, Martin BN, Houk KN. Origins of the unfavorable activation and reaction energies of 1-azadiene heterocycles compared to 2-azadiene heterocycles in Diels-Alder reactions. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 28150495 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02524  1
2017 Zou Y, Garcia-Borràs M, Tang MC, Hirayama Y, Li DH, Li L, Watanabe K, Houk KN, Tang Y. Enzyme-catalyzed cationic epoxide rearrangements in quinolone alkaloid biosynthesis. Nature Chemical Biology. PMID 28114276 DOI: 10.1038/Nchembio.2283  1
2017 Duan A, Yu P, Liu F, Qiu H, Gu FL, Doyle MP, Houk KN. Diazo Esters as Dienophiles in Intramolecular (4+2) Cycloadditions: Computational Explorations of Mechanism. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28095697 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.6B12371  1
2017 Zhou C, Liang J, Cheng S, Shi T, Houk KN, Wei D, Zhao Y. Ab initio molecular metadynamics simulation for S-nitrosylation by nitric oxide: S-nitroxide as the key intermediate Molecular Simulation. 43: 1134-1141. DOI: 10.1080/08927022.2017.1319059  0.04
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2017 Bickelhaupt FM, Houk KN. Inside Cover: Analyzing Reaction Rates with the Distortion/Interaction-Activation Strain Model (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 34/2017) Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 56: 10002-10002. DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201707253  0.04
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2016 Krenske EH, Petter RC, Houk KN. Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Reversible Thiol Additions to Mono- and Diactivated Michael Acceptors: Implications for the Design of Drugs That Bind Covalently to Cysteines. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 81: 11726-11733. PMID 27934455 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.6B02188  1
2016 Simon RC, Busto E, Richter N, Resch V, Houk KN, Kroutil W. Biocatalytic trifluoromethylation of unprotected phenols. Nature Communications. 7: 13323. PMID 27834376 DOI: 10.1038/Ncomms13323  1
2016 Garcia-Borràs M, Konishi A, Waterloo A, Liang Y, Cao Y, Hetzer C, Lehnherr D, Hampel F, Houk KN, Tykwinski RR. Tautomerization and Dimerization of 6,13-Disubstituted Derivatives of Pentacene. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). PMID 27786375 DOI: 10.1002/Chem.201604099  1
2016 Gonzalez JA, Ogba OM, Morehouse GF, Rosson N, Houk KN, Leach AG, Cheong PH, Burke MD, Lloyd-Jones GC. MIDA boronates are hydrolysed fast and slow by two different mechanisms. Nature Chemistry. 8: 1067-1075. PMID 27768100 DOI: 10.1038/Nchem.2571  1
2016 Chen G, Gong W, Zhuang Z, Andrä MS, Chen YQ, Hong X, Yang YF, Liu T, Houk KN, Yu JQ. Ligand-accelerated enantioselective methylene C(sp3)-H bond activation. Science (New York, N.Y.). 353: 1023-1027. PMID 27701111 DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf4434  1
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2016 Yu X, Liu F, Zou Y, Tang MC, Hang L, Houk KN, Tang Y. Biosynthesis of Strained Piperazine Alkaloids - Uncovering the Concise Pathway of Herquline A. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 27690412 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.6B09464  1
2016 Luo SX, Cannon JS, Taylor BL, Engle KM, Houk KN, Grubbs RH. Z-Selective Cross-Metathesis and Homodimerization of 3E-1,3-Dienes: Reaction Optimization, Computational Analysis, and Synthetic Applications. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 27689541 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.6B08387  1
2016 Zargari N, Winter P, Liang Y, Lee JH, Cooksy A, Houk KN, Jung KW. An Unexpected, Latent Radical Reaction of Methane Propagated by Trifluoromethyl Radicals. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 27685006 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.6B01903  1
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2016 Jung ME, Sun DL, Dwight TA, Yu P, Li W, Houk KN. Synthesis of 2-Ethenylcyclopropyl Aryl Ketones via Intramolecular SN2-like Displacement of an Ester. Organic Letters. PMID 27617843 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Orglett.6B02588  1
2016 Lin B, Yu P, He CQ, Houk KN. Origins of regioselectivity in 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions of nitrile oxides with alkynylboronates. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry. PMID 27501912 DOI: 10.1016/J.Bmc.2016.07.032  1
2016 Li Y, Osuna S, Garcia-Borràs M, Qi X, Liu S, Houk KN, Lan Y. Reactivity of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in the Diels-Alder Cycloaddition Reaction: Distortion-Interaction Analysis along the Reaction Pathway. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). PMID 27465519 DOI: 10.1002/Chem.201601799  1
2016 Grayson MN, Houk KN. Cinchona Urea-Catalyzed Asymmetric Sulfa-Michael Reactions: The Brønsted Acid-Hydrogen Bonding Model. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 27396591 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b05074  1
2016 Yu P, Yang Z, Liang Y, Hong X, Li Y, Houk KN. Distortion-Controlled Reactivity and Molecular Dynamics of Dehydro-Diels-Alder Reactions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 27286801 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.6B04113  1
2016 Lee J, Grandner JM, Engle KM, Houk KN, Grubbs RH. In Situ Catalyst Modification in Atom Transfer Radical Reactions with Ruthenium Benzylidene Complexes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 138: 7171-7. PMID 27186790 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.6B03767  1
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2016 Liu F, Yang Z, Mei Y, Houk KN. QM/QM' Direct Molecular Dynamics of Water-Accelerated Diels-Alder Reaction. The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B. PMID 27092967 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b02336  1
2016 Park J, McDonald JJ, Petter RC, Houk KN. Molecular dynamics analysis of binding of kinase inhibitors to WT EGFR and the T790M mutant. Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation. PMID 27010480 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Jctc.5B01221  1
2016 Li X, Song W, Zhao XL, Ke X, Xu X, Liu P, Houk KN, Tang W. Rhodium-Catalyzed [5+2] Cycloaddition of Inverted 3-Acyloxy-1,4-enyne and Alkyne: Experimental and Theoretical Studies. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). PMID 26990319 DOI: 10.1002/Chem.201601195  1
2016 Jiang X, O'Brien ZJ, Yang S, Lai LH, Buenaflor J, Tan C, Khan S, Houk KN, Garcia-Garibay MA. Crystal Fluidity Reflected by Fast Rotational Motion at the Core, Branches and Peripheral Aromatic Groups of a Dendrimeric Molecular Rotor. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26973017 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.6B01398  1
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2016 Yang Z, Yu P, Houk KN. Molecular Dynamics of Dimethyldioxirane C-H Oxidation. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26964643 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.6B01028  1
2016 Lin HC, McMahon TC, Patel A, Corsello M, Simon A, Xu W, Zhao M, Houk KN, Garg NK, Tang Y. P450-Mediated Coupling of Indole Fragments to Forge Communesin and Unnatural Isomers. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26963294 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.6B01413  1
2016 Patel A, Chen Z, Yang Z, Gutierrez O, Liu HW, Houk KN, Singleton DA. Dynamically complex [6+4] and [4+2] cycloadditions in the biosynthesis of spinosyn A. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26909570 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.6B00017  1
2016 Barber JS, Styduhar ED, Pham HV, McMahon TC, Houk KN, Garg NK. Nitrone Cycloadditions of 1,2-Cyclohexadiene. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26854652 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B13304  1
2016 Martinez-Solorio D, Melillo B, Sanchez L, Liang Y, Lam E, Houk KN, Smith AB. Design, Synthesis, and Validation of an Effective, Reusable Silicon-Based Transfer Agent for Room-Temperature Pd-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions of Aryl and Heteroaryl Chlorides with Readily Available Aryl Lithium Reagents. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26835838 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B13260  1
2016 Hie L, Fine Nathel NF, Hong X, Yang YF, Houk KN, Garg NK. Nickel-Catalyzed Activation of Acyl C-O Bonds of Methyl Esters. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 26804615 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201511486  1
2016 Yang YF, Liang Y, Liu F, Houk KN. Diels-Alder Reactivities of Benzene, Pyridine, and Di-, Tri- and Tetrazines: The Roles of Geometrical Distortions and Orbital Interactions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26804318 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B12054  1
2016 Rosebrugh LE, Ahmed TS, Marx VM, Hartung J, Liu P, García López J, Houk KN, Grubbs RH. Probing Stereoselectivity in Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization Mediated by Cyclometalated Ruthenium-Based Catalysts: A Combined Experimental and Computational Study. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26726835 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B12277  1
2016 Vogel P, Lam YH, Simon A, Houk KN. Organocatalysis: Fundamentals and comparisons to metal and enzyme catalysis Catalysts. 6. DOI: 10.3390/Catal6090128  1
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2016 Rodríguez E, Grayson MN, Asensio A, Barrio P, Houk KN, Fustero S. Chiral Brønsted Acid-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allyl(propargyl)boration Reaction of ortho-Alkynyl Benzaldehydes: Synthetic Applications and Factors Governing the Enantioselectivity Acs Catalysis. 6: 2506-2514. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b00209  1
2016 Park J, McDonald JJ, Petter RC, Houk K. The Influences of Drug-Resistant Mutations of EGFR to the Inhibitor Binding Affinity and the Drug Target Selectivity Profiles Biophysical Journal. 110: 544a. DOI: 10.1016/J.Bpj.2015.11.2910  0.04
2016 Li X, Song W, Ke X, Xu X, Liu P, Houk KN, Zhao X, Tang W. ChemInform Abstract: Rhodium-Catalyzed Intramolecular [5 + 2] Cycloaddition of Inverted 3-Acyloxy-1,4-enyne and Alkyne: Experimental and Theoretical Studies. Cheminform. 47. DOI: 10.1002/chin.201641083  0.01
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2016 Holland MC, Gilmour R, Houk KN. Importance of intermolecular hydrogen bonding for the stereochemical control of allene-enone (3+2) annulations catalyzed by a bifunctional, amino acid derived phosphine catalyst Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 55: 2022-2027. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201508980  1
2015 Narayanam MK, Liang Y, Houk KN, Murphy JM. Discovery of new mutually orthogonal bioorthogonal cycloaddition pairs through computational screening. Chemical Science (Royal Society of Chemistry : 2010). 7: 1257-1261. PMID 26918110 DOI: 10.1039/C5SC03259H  1
2015 Jung ME, Roberts CA, Perez F, Pham HV, Zou L, Houk KN. Thermodynamic Control of Isomerizations of Bicyclic Radicals: Interplay of Ring Strain and Radical Stabilization. Organic Letters. PMID 26670884 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Orglett.5B03112  1
2015 Noey EL, Tibrewal N, Jiménez-Osés G, Osuna S, Park J, Bond CM, Cascio D, Liang J, Zhang X, Huisman GW, Tang Y, Houk KN. Origins of stereoselectivity in evolved ketoreductases. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 26644568 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1507910112  1
2015 Takano Y, Houk KN. Benchmarking the Conductor-like Polarizable Continuum Model (CPCM) for Aqueous Solvation Free Energies of Neutral and Ionic Organic Molecules. Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation. 1: 70-7. PMID 26641117 DOI: 10.1021/Ct049977A  0.01
2015 Baxter RD, Liang Y, Hong X, Brown TA, Zare RN, Houk KN, Baran PS, Blackmond DG. Mechanistic Insights into Two-Phase Radical C-H Arylations. Acs Central Science. 1: 456-462. PMID 26640819 DOI: 10.1021/Acscentsci.5B00332  1
2015 Walton MC, Yang YF, Hong X, Houk KN, Overman LE. Ligand-Controlled Diastereoselective 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions of Azomethine Ylides with Methacrylonitrile. Organic Letters. PMID 26605985 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Orglett.5B03171  1
2015 Yang Z, Doubleday C, Houk KN. QM/MM Protocol for Direct Molecular Dynamics of Chemical Reactions in Solution: The Water-Accelerated Diels-Alder Reaction. Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation. PMID 26588803 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.5b01029  1
2015 Hooper JF, James NC, Bozkurt E, Aviyente V, White JM, Holland MC, Gilmour R, Holmes AB, Houk KN. Medium ring effects on the endo/exo selectivity of the organo-catalytic intramolecular Diels-Alder reaction. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 26560246 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.5B02037  1
2015 He CQ, Chen TQ, Patel A, Karabiyikoglu S, Merlic CA, Houk KN. Distortion, Tether, and Entropy Effects on Transannular Diels-Alder Cycloaddition Reactions of 10-18-Membered Rings. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 80: 11039-47. PMID 26466172 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.5B02288  1
2015 Levandowski BJ, Zou L, Houk KN. Schleyer hyperconjugative aromaticity and Diels-Alder reactivity of 5-substituted cyclopentadienes. Journal of Computational Chemistry. PMID 26444427 DOI: 10.1002/Jcc.24191  1
2015 Patel A, Vella JR, Ma ZX, Hsung RP, Houk KN. Transition State Gauche Effects Control the Torquoselectivities of the Electrocyclizations of Chiral 1-Azatrienes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 26435446 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.5B02085  1
2015 Yu P, Patel A, Houk KN. A Transannular [6+4] and Ambimodal Cycloaddition in the Biosynthesis of Heronamide A. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26435377 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B06656  1
2015 Asari AH, Lam YH, Tius MA, Houk KN. Origins of the Stereoselectivity in a Thiourea-Primary Amine-Catalyzed Nazarov Cyclization. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26426475 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B08969  1
2015 Phillips EM, Mesganaw T, Patel A, Duttwyler S, Mercado BQ, Houk KN, Ellman JA. Synthesis of ent-ketorfanol via a C-H alkenylation/torquoselective 6π electrocyclization cascade. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 54: 12044-8. PMID 26385263 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201505604  1
2015 Sato M, Yagishita F, Mino T, Uchiyama N, Patel A, Chooi YH, Goda Y, Xu W, Noguchi H, Yamamoto T, Hotta K, Houk KN, Tang Y, Watanabe K. Involvement of Lipocalin-like CghA in Decalin-Forming Stereoselective Intramolecular [4+2] Cycloaddition. Chembiochem : a European Journal of Chemical Biology. PMID 26360642 DOI: 10.1002/Cbic.201500386  1
2015 Mao XM, Zhan ZJ, Grayson MN, Tang MC, Xu W, Li YQ, Yin WB, Lin HC, Chooi YH, Houk KN, Tang Y. Efficient Biosynthesis of Fungal Polyketides Containing the Dioxabicyclo-octane Ring System. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26340065 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B07816  1
2015 Chung TS, Lopez SA, Houk KN, Garcia-Garibay MA. Stereospecific Synthesis of Substituted Aziridines by a Crystal-to-Crystal Photodenitrogenation of Δ(2)-1,2,3-Triazolines. Organic Letters. 17: 4568-71. PMID 26338467 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Orglett.5B02290  1
2015 Honda K, Lopez SA, Houk KN, Mikami K. Mono-, Di-, and Trifluoroalkyl Substituent Effects on the Torquoselectivities of Cyclobutene and Oxetene Electrocyclic Ring Openings. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 26301819 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.5B01361  1
2015 Hog DT, Huber FM, Jiménez-Osés G, Mayer P, Houk KN, Trauner D. Evolution of a Unified Strategy for Complex Sesterterpenoids: Progress toward Astellatol and the Total Synthesis of (-)-Nitidasin. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 21: 13646-65. PMID 26300211 DOI: 10.1002/Chem.201501423  1
2015 Larsen MH, Houk KN, Hashmi AS. Dual Gold Catalysis: Stepwise Catalyst Transfer via Dinuclear Clusters. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26258807 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B05773  1
2015 Narayan AR, Jiménez-Osés G, Liu P, Negretti S, Zhao W, Gilbert MM, Ramabhadran RO, Yang YF, Furan LR, Li Z, Podust LM, Montgomery J, Houk KN, Sherman DH. Enzymatic hydroxylation of an unactivated methylene C-H bond guided by molecular dynamics simulations. Nature Chemistry. 7: 653-60. PMID 26201742 DOI: 10.1038/Nchem.2285  1
2015 Hie L, Fine Nathel NF, Shah TK, Baker EL, Hong X, Yang YF, Liu P, Houk KN, Garg NK. Conversion of amides to esters by the nickel-catalysed activation of amide C-N bonds. Nature. PMID 26200342 DOI: 10.1038/Nature14615  1
2015 Camelio AM, Liang Y, Eliasen AM, Johnson TC, Yuan C, Schuppe AW, Houk KN, Siegel D. Computational and Experimental Studies of Phthaloyl Peroxide-Mediated Hydroxylation of Arenes Yield a More Reactive Derivative, 4,5-Dichlorophthaloyl Peroxide. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 80: 8084-95. PMID 26200205 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.5B01079  1
2015 Neufeldt SR, Jiménez-Osés G, Huckins JR, Thiel OR, Houk KN. Pyridine N-Oxide vs Pyridine Substrates for Rh(III)-Catalyzed Oxidative C-H Bond Functionalization. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 9843-54. PMID 26197041 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B03535  1
2015 Hong X, Bercovici DA, Yang Z, Al-Bataineh N, Srinivasan R, Dhakal RC, Houk KN, Brewer M. Mechanism and Dynamics of Intramolecular C-H Insertion Reactions of 1-Aza-2-azoniaallene Salts. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 9100-7. PMID 26151292 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B04474  1
2015 Grayson MN, Krische MJ, Houk KN. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrohydroxyalkylation of Butadiene: The Role of the Formyl Hydrogen Bond in Stereochemical Control. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26107070 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B04844  1
2015 Kamber DN, Liang Y, Blizzard RJ, Liu F, Mehl RA, Houk KN, Prescher JA. 1,2,4-Triazines Are Versatile Bioorthogonal Reagents. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26084312 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B05100  1
2015 Zhu C, Liang Y, Hong X, Sun H, Sun WY, Houk KN, Shi Z. Iodoarene-Catalyzed Stereospecific Intramolecular sp(3) C-H Amination: Reaction Development and Mechanistic Insights. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 7564-7. PMID 26035639 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b03488  1
2015 Picazo E, Houk KN, Garg NK. Computational predictions of substituted benzyne and indolyne regioselectivities. Tetrahedron Letters. 56: 3511-3514. PMID 26034336 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tetlet.2015.01.022  1
2015 Yang T, Nagase S, Akasaka T, Poblet JM, Houk KN, Ehara M, Zhao X. (2 + 2) Cycloaddition of Benzyne to Endohedral Metallofullerenes M3N@C80 (M = Sc, Y): A Rotating-Intermediate Mechanism. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 6820-8. PMID 25971783 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B01444  1
2015 Pham HV, Karns AS, Vanderwal CD, Houk KN. Computational and experimental investigations of the formal dyotropic rearrangements of himbert arene/allene cycloadducts. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 6956-64. PMID 25961134 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B03718  1
2015 Krenske EH, Lam S, Ng JP, Lo B, Lam SK, Chiu P, Houk KN. Concerted Ring Opening and Cycloaddition of Chiral Epoxy Enolsilanes with Dienes. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 54: 7422-5. PMID 25951012 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201503003  1
2015 Engle KM, Lu G, Luo SX, Henling LM, Takase MK, Liu P, Houk KN, Grubbs RH. Origins of initiation rate differences in ruthenium olefin metathesis catalysts containing chelating benzylidenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 5782-92. PMID 25897653 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B01144  1
2015 Wang XN, Krenske EH, Johnston RC, Houk KN, Hsung RP. AlCl₃-Catalyzed Ring Expansion Cascades of Bicyclic Cyclobutenamides Involving Highly Strained Cis,Trans-Cycloheptadienone Intermediates. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 5596-601. PMID 25895058 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B02561  1
2015 Ma ZX, Patel A, Houk KN, Hsung RP. Highly torquoselective electrocyclizations and competing 1,7-hydrogen shifts of 1-azatrienes with silyl substitution at the allylic carbon. Organic Letters. 17: 2138-41. PMID 25859907 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Orglett.5B00727  1
2015 McMahon TC, Medina JM, Yang YF, Simmons BJ, Houk KN, Garg NK. Generation and regioselective trapping of a 3,4-piperidyne for the synthesis of functionalized heterocycles. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 4082-5. PMID 25768436 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B01589  1
2015 Levandowski BJ, Houk KN. Theoretical analysis of reactivity patterns in Diels-Alder reactions of cyclopentadiene, cyclohexadiene, and cycloheptadiene with symmetrical and unsymmetrical dienophiles. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 80: 3530-7. PMID 25741891 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b00174  1
2015 Osuna S, Jiménez-Osés G, Noey EL, Houk KN. Molecular dynamics explorations of active site structure in designed and evolved enzymes. Accounts of Chemical Research. 48: 1080-9. PMID 25738880 DOI: 10.1021/Ar500452Q  1
2015 Boeser CL, Holder JC, Taylor BL, Houk KN, Stoltz BM, Zare RN. Mechanistic analysis of an asymmetric palladium-catalyzed conjugate addition of arylboronic acids to β-substituted cyclic enones. Chemical Science (Royal Society of Chemistry : 2010). 6: 1917-1922. PMID 25729560 DOI: 10.1039/C4Sc03337J  1
2015 Törk L, Jiménez-Osés G, Doubleday C, Liu F, Houk KN. Molecular dynamics of the Diels-Alder reactions of tetrazines with alkenes and N2 extrusions from adducts. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 4749-58. PMID 25726899 DOI: 10.1021/Jacs.5B00014  1
2015 Numajiri Y, Jiménez-Osés G, Wang B, Houk KN, Stoltz BM. Enantioselective synthesis of dialkylated N-heterocycles by palladium-catalyzed allylic alkylation. Organic Letters. 17: 1082-5. PMID 25714704 DOI: 10.1021/Ol503425T  1
2015 Yavuz I, Martin BN, Park J, Houk KN. Theoretical study of the molecular ordering, paracrystallinity, and charge mobilities of oligomers in different crystalline phases. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 2856-66. PMID 25658235 DOI: 10.1021/Ja5076376  1
2015 Pérez-Estrada S, Rodríguez-Molina B, Xiao L, Santillan R, Jiménez-Osés G, Houk KN, Garcia-Garibay MA. Thermodynamic evaluation of aromatic CH/π interactions and rotational entropy in a molecular rotor. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 2175-8. PMID 25635355 DOI: 10.1021/Ja512053T  1
2015 Patel A, West FG, Houk KN. Reactivity and stereoselectivity of 6π and nazarov electrocyclizations of bridged bicyclic trienes and divinyl ketones. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 80: 2790-5. PMID 25633968 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.5B00070  1
2015 Lam YH, Houk KN. Origins of stereoselectivity in intramolecular aldol reactions catalyzed by cinchona amines. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 2116-27. PMID 25629689 DOI: 10.1021/ja513096x  1
2015 Zheng Y, Miao MS, Dantelle G, Eisenmenger ND, Wu G, Yavuz I, Chabinyc ML, Houk KN, Wudl F. A solid-state effect responsible for an organic quintet state at room temperature and ambient pressure. Advanced Materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.). 27: 1718-23. PMID 25619560 DOI: 10.1002/Adma.201405093  1
2015 Xie S, Lopez SA, Ramström O, Yan M, Houk KN. 1,3-Dipolar cycloaddition reactivities of perfluorinated aryl azides with enamines and strained dipolarophiles. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 2958-66. PMID 25553488 DOI: 10.1021/Ja511457G  1
2015 Park J, Pham HV, Mogensen K, Solling TI, Bennetzen MV, Houk KN. Hydrocarbon binding by proteins: structures of protein binding sites for ≥C10 linear alkanes or long-chain alkyl and alkenyl groups. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 80: 997-1005. PMID 25526284 DOI: 10.1021/Jo502488E  1
2015 Krenske EH, Houk KN, Harmata M. Computational analysis of the stereochemical outcome in the imidazolidinone-catalyzed enantioselective (4 + 3)-cycloaddition reaction. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 80: 744-50. PMID 25525966 DOI: 10.1021/Jo501906M  1
2015 Tang W, Jiménez-Osés G, Houk KN, van der Donk WA. Substrate control in stereoselective lanthionine biosynthesis. Nature Chemistry. 7: 57-64. PMID 25515891 DOI: 10.1038/Nchem.2113  1
2015 Richmond E, Ling KB, Duguet N, Manton LB, Çelebi-Ölçüm N, Lam YH, Alsancak S, Slawin AM, Houk KN, Smith AD. An asymmetric pericyclic cascade approach to 3-alkyl-3-aryloxindoles: generality, applications and mechanistic investigations. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. 13: 1807-17. PMID 25501712 DOI: 10.1039/C4Ob02526A  1
2015 Denmark SE, Chang WT, Houk KN, Liu P. Development of Chiral Bis-hydrazone Ligands for the Enantioselective Cross-Coupling Reactions of Aryldimethylsilanolates. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 80: 313-66. PMID 25494058 DOI: 10.1021/Jo502388R  1
2015 Zhang L, Cao Y, Colella NS, Liang Y, Brédas JL, Houk KN, Briseno AL. Unconventional, chemically stable, and soluble two-dimensional angular polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: from molecular design to device applications. Accounts of Chemical Research. 48: 500-9. PMID 25458442 DOI: 10.1021/Ar500278W  1
2015 Wang H, Hsieh B, Jiménez-Osés G, Liu P, Tassone CJ, Diao Y, Lei T, Houk KN, Bao Z. Solvent effects on polymer sorting of carbon nanotubes with applications in printed electronics. Small (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 11: 126-33. PMID 25138541 DOI: 10.1002/Smll.201401890  1
2015 Molnár IG, Holland MC, Daniliuc C, Houk KN, Gilmour R. Organocatalysis Intermediates as Platforms to Study Noncovalent Interactions: Integrating Fluorine Gauche Effects in Iminium Systems to Facilitate Acyclic Conformational Control Synlett. DOI: 10.1055/S-0035-1561199  1
2015 Richmond E, Ling KB, Duguet N, Manton LB, Çelebi-Ölçüm N, Lam Y-, Alsancak S, Slawin AMZ, Houk KN, Smith AD. Synthesis (S)-RO4999200 Synfacts. 11: 462-462. DOI: 10.1055/S-0034-1380544  1
2015 Thiehoff C, Holland MC, Daniliuc C, Houk KN, Gilmour R. Can acyclic conformational control be achieved via a sulfur-fluorine gauche effect? Chemical Science. 6: 3565-3571. DOI: 10.1039/C5Sc00871A  1
2015 Yavuz I, Zhang L, Briseno AL, Houk KN. Simulations of molecular ordering and charge-transport of oligo-didodecylquaterthiophenes (DDQT) Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 119: 158-165. DOI: 10.1021/Jp510567D  1
2015 Hong X, Bercovici DA, Yang Z, Al-Bataineh N, Srinivasan R, Dhakal RC, Houk KN, Brewer M. Mechanism and Dynamics of Intramolecular C-H Insertion Reactions of 1-Aza-2-azoniaallene Salts Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 9100-9107. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b04474  1
2015 Hong X, Wang J, Yang YF, He L, Ho CY, Houk KN. Computational Exploration of Mechanism and Selectivities of (NHC)Nickel(II)hydride-Catalyzed Hydroalkenylations of Styrene with α-Olefins Acs Catalysis. 5: 5545-5555. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.5b01075  1
2015 Herbert MB, Suslick BA, Liu P, Zou L, Dornan PK, Houk KN, Grubbs RH. Cyclometalated Z-Selective Ruthenium Metathesis Catalysts with Modified N-Chelating Groups Organometallics. 34: 2858-2869. DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Organomet.5B00185  1
2015 Camelio AM, Liang Y, Eliasen AM, Johnson TC, Yuan C, Schuppe AW, Houk KN, Siegel D. Computational and Experimental Studies of Phthaloyl Peroxide-Mediated Hydroxylation of Arenes Yield a More Reactive Derivative, 4,5-Dichlorophthaloyl Peroxide Journal of Organic Chemistry. 80: 8084-8095. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b01079  1
2015 Wang X, Krenske EH, Johnston RC, Houk KN, Hsung RP. ChemInform Abstract: AlCl3-Catalyzed Ring Expansion Cascades of Bicyclic Cyclobutenamides Involving Highly Strained cis,trans-Cycloheptadienone Intermediates. Cheminform. 46: no-no. DOI: 10.1002/chin.201538074  0.08
2015 Merrer DC, Houk KN, Xu L. ChemInform Abstract: Dynamics in Carbene Reactions Cheminform. 46: no-no. DOI: 10.1002/chin.201508345  0.01
2015 Phillips EM, Mesganaw T, Patel A, Duttwyler S, Mercado BQ, Houk KN, Ellman JA. Synthesis of ent-Ketorfanol via a C-H Alkenylation/Torquoselective 6π Electrocyclization Cascade Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 54: 12044-12048. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201505604  1
2015 Wang H, Li Y, Jiménez-Osés G, Liu P, Fang Y, Zhang J, Lai YC, Park S, Chen L, Houk KN, Bao Z. N-type conjugated polymer-enabled selective dispersion of semiconducting carbon nanotubes for flexible CMOS-like circuits Advanced Functional Materials. 25: 1837-1844. DOI: 10.1002/Adfm.201404126  1
2014 Malik HA, Taylor BL, Kerrigan JR, Grob JE, Houk KN, Du Bois J, Hamann LG, Patterson AW. Non-Directed Allylic C-H Acetoxylation in the Presence of Lewis Basic Heterocycles. Chemical Science (Royal Society of Chemistry : 2010). 5: 2352-2361. PMID 25685311 DOI: 10.1039/C3Sc53414F  1
2014 Kumar P, Thakur A, Hong X, Houk KN, Louie J. Ni(NHC)]-catalyzed cycloaddition of diynes and tropone: apparent enone cycloaddition involving an 8π insertion. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 17844-51. PMID 25416006 DOI: 10.1021/Ja5105206  1
2014 Haynes MT, Liu P, Baxter RD, Nett AJ, Houk KN, Montgomery J. Dimer involvement and origin of crossover in nickel-catalyzed aldehyde-alkyne reductive couplings. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 17495-504. PMID 25401337 DOI: 10.1021/Ja508909U  1
2014 Hong X, Stevens MC, Liu P, Wender PA, Houk KN. Reactivity and chemoselectivity of allenes in Rh(I)-catalyzed intermolecular (5 + 2) cycloadditions with vinylcyclopropanes: allene-mediated rhodacycle formation can poison Rh(I)-catalyzed cycloadditions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 17273-83. PMID 25379606 DOI: 10.1021/Ja5098308  1
2014 Neufeldt SR, Jiménez-Osés G, Comins DL, Houk KN. A twist on facial selectivity of hydride reductions of cyclic ketones: twist-boat conformers in cyclohexanone, piperidone, and tropinone reactions. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 11609-18. PMID 25372509 DOI: 10.1021/Jo5022635  1
2014 Patel A, Houk KN. Terminal substituent effects on the reactivity, thermodynamics, and stereoselectivity of the 8π-6π electrocyclization cascades of 1,3,5,7-tetraenes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 11370-7. PMID 25358094 DOI: 10.1021/jo5015728  1
2014 Bredas JL, Houk KN. DFT elucidation of materials properties. Accounts of Chemical Research. 47: 3207. PMID 25358011 DOI: 10.1021/Ar5003889  1
2014 Liang Y, Hong X, Yu P, Houk KN. Why alkynyl substituents dramatically accelerate hexadehydro-Diels-Alder (HDDA) reactions: stepwise mechanisms of HDDA cycloadditions. Organic Letters. 16: 5702-5. PMID 25329369 DOI: 10.1021/Ol502780W  1
2014 Hong X, Holte D, Götz DC, Baran PS, Houk KN. Mechanism, reactivity, and selectivity of nickel-catalyzed [4 + 4 + 2] cycloadditions of dienes and alkynes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 12177-84. PMID 25325891 DOI: 10.1021/Jo502219D  1
2014 Medina JM, Mackey JL, Garg NK, Houk KN. The role of aryne distortions, steric effects, and charges in regioselectivities of aryne reactions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 15798-805. PMID 25303232 DOI: 10.1021/Ja5099935  1
2014 Yang Z, Jiménez-Osés G, López CJ, Bridges MD, Houk KN, Hubbell WL. Long-range distance measurements in proteins at physiological temperatures using saturation recovery EPR spectroscopy. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 15356-65. PMID 25290172 DOI: 10.1021/Ja5083206  1
2014 Medina JM, McMahon TC, Jiménez-Osés G, Houk KN, Garg NK. Cycloadditions of cyclohexynes and cyclopentyne. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 14706-9. PMID 25283710 DOI: 10.1021/Ja508635V  1
2014 Michaudel Q, Journot G, Regueiro-Ren A, Goswami A, Guo Z, Tully TP, Zou L, Ramabhadran RO, Houk KN, Baran PS. Improving physical properties via C-H oxidation: chemical and enzymatic approaches. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 53: 12091-6. PMID 25244630 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201407016  1
2014 Matute RA, Garcia-Garibay MA, Houk KN. Theory of substituent effects on the regioselectivity of di-π-methane rearrangements of dibenzobarrelenes. Organic Letters. 16: 5232-4. PMID 25237757 DOI: 10.1021/Ol5024823  1
2014 Hong X, Küçük HB, Maji MS, Yang YF, Rueping M, Houk KN. Mechanism and selectivity of N-triflylphosphoramide catalyzed (3(+) + 2) cycloaddition between hydrazones and alkenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 13769-80. PMID 25226575 DOI: 10.1021/Ja506660C  1
2014 Gao J, Zhang JZ, Houk KN. Beyond QM/MM: fragment quantum mechanical methods. Accounts of Chemical Research. 47: 2711. PMID 25223725 DOI: 10.1021/Ar500293U  1
2014 Pham HV, Houk KN. Diels-Alder reactions of allene with benzene and butadiene: concerted, stepwise, and ambimodal transition states. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 8968-76. PMID 25216056 DOI: 10.1021/Jo502041F  1
2014 Yang YF, Chung LW, Zhang X, Houk KN, Wu YD. Ligand-controlled reactivity, selectivity, and mechanism of cationic ruthenium-catalyzed hydrosilylations of alkynes, ketones, and nitriles: a theoretical study. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 8856-64. PMID 25157438 DOI: 10.1021/Jo501730N  1
2014 Meng SS, Liang Y, Cao KS, Zou L, Lin XB, Yang H, Houk KN, Zheng WH. Chiral phosphoric acid catalyzed highly enantioselective desymmetrization of 2-substituted and 2,2-disubstituted 1,3-diols via oxidative cleavage of benzylidene acetals. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 12249-52. PMID 25126836 DOI: 10.1021/Ja507332X  1
2014 Lopez SA, Pourati M, Gais HJ, Houk KN. How torsional effects cause attack at sterically crowded concave faces of bicyclic alkenes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 8304-12. PMID 25068678 DOI: 10.1021/Jo501557Z  1
2014 Hong X, Liang Y, Brewer M, Houk KN. How tethers control the chemo- and regioselectivities of intramolecular cycloadditions between aryl-1-aza-2-azoniaallenes and alkenes. Organic Letters. 16: 4260-3. PMID 25058856 DOI: 10.1021/Ol501958S  1
2014 Liu F, Liang Y, Houk KN. Theoretical elucidation of the origins of substituent and strain effects on the rates of Diels-Alder reactions of 1,2,4,5-tetrazines. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 11483-93. PMID 25041719 DOI: 10.1021/Ja505569A  1
2014 Han X, Bian S, Liang Y, Houk KN, Braunschweig AB. Reactions in elastomeric nanoreactors reveal the role of force on the kinetics of the Huisgen reaction on surfaces. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 10553-6. PMID 25028773 DOI: 10.1021/Ja504137U  1
2014 Cao Y, Liang Y, Zhang L, Osuna S, Hoyt AL, Briseno AL, Houk KN. Why bistetracenes are much less reactive than pentacenes in Diels-Alder reactions with fullerenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 10743-51. PMID 25007333 DOI: 10.1021/Ja505240E  1
2014 Wang XN, Krenske EH, Johnston RC, Houk KN, Hsung RP. Torquoselective ring opening of fused cyclobutenamides: evidence for a cis,trans-cyclooctadienone intermediate. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 9802-5. PMID 24992255 DOI: 10.1021/Ja502252T  1
2014 Wang H, Koleilat GI, Liu P, Jiménez-Osés G, Lai YC, Vosgueritchian M, Fang Y, Park S, Houk KN, Bao Z. Correction to High-Yield Sorting of Small-Diameter Carbon Nanotubes for Solar Cells and Transistors. Acs Nano. PMID 24988472 DOI: 10.1021/Nn503452B  1
2014 Lam YH, Houk KN. How cinchona alkaloid-derived primary amines control asymmetric electrophilic fluorination of cyclic ketones. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 9556-9. PMID 24967514 DOI: 10.1021/Ja504714M  1
2014 Jarvis CL, Richers MT, Breugst M, Houk KN, Seidel D. Redox-neutral α-sulfenylation of secondary amines: ring-fused N,S-acetals. Organic Letters. 16: 3556-9. PMID 24927364 DOI: 10.1021/Ol501509B  1
2014 Breugst M, Houk KN. Computational analysis of cyclophane-based bisthiourea-catalyzed Henry reactions. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 6302-9. PMID 24927014 DOI: 10.1021/Jo501227M  1
2014 Houk KN. Foreword: applied computational chemistry. Chemical Society Reviews. 43: 4905. PMID 24916988 DOI: 10.1039/C4Cs90049A  1
2014 Lopez SA, Houk KN. Substituent effects on rates and torquoselectivities of electrocyclic ring-openings of N-substituted 2-azetines. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 6189-95. PMID 24885772 DOI: 10.1021/Jo500919S  1
2014 Tran AT, Liu P, Houk KN, Nicholas KM. Regioselectivity in the Cu(I)-catalyzed [4 + 2]-cycloaddition of 2-nitrosopyridine with unsymmetrical dienes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 5617-26. PMID 24853468 DOI: 10.1021/Jo5005907  1
2014 Hu Y, Dietrich D, Xu W, Patel A, Thuss JA, Wang J, Yin WB, Qiao K, Houk KN, Vederas JC, Tang Y. A carbonate-forming Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenase. Nature Chemical Biology. 10: 552-4. PMID 24838010 DOI: 10.1038/Nchembio.1527  1
2014 Liu F, Helgeson RC, Houk KN. Building on Cram's legacy: stimulated gating in hemicarcerands. Accounts of Chemical Research. 47: 2168-76. PMID 24802979 DOI: 10.1021/Ar5001296  1
2014 Zhu J, Liang Y, Wang L, Zheng ZB, Houk KN, Tang Y. Remote ester groups switch selectivity: diastereodivergent synthesis of tetracyclic spiroindolines. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 6900-3. PMID 24766366 DOI: 10.1021/Ja503117Q  1
2014 Dugas GJ, Lam YH, Houk KN, Krauss IJ. Boron carboxylate catalysis of homoallylboration. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 4277-84. PMID 24754566 DOI: 10.1021/Jo500599H  1
2014 Cannon JS, Zou L, Liu P, Lan Y, O'Leary DJ, Houk KN, Grubbs RH. Carboxylate-assisted C(sp³)-H activation in olefin metathesis-relevant ruthenium complexes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 6733-43. PMID 24731019 DOI: 10.1021/Ja5021958  1
2014 Jiménez-Osés G, Osuna S, Gao X, Sawaya MR, Gilson L, Collier SJ, Huisman GW, Yeates TO, Tang Y, Houk KN. The role of distant mutations and allosteric regulation on LovD active site dynamics. Nature Chemical Biology. 10: 431-6. PMID 24727900 DOI: 10.1038/Nchembio.1503  1
2014 Jung ME, Lee GS, Pham HV, Houk KN. Palladium hydride promoted stereoselective isomerization of unactivated di(exo)methylenes to endocyclic dienes. Organic Letters. 16: 2382-5. PMID 24720691 DOI: 10.1021/Ol500710V  1
2014 Richers MT, Breugst M, Platonova AY, Ullrich A, Dieckmann A, Houk KN, Seidel D. Redox-neutral α-oxygenation of amines: reaction development and elucidation of the mechanism. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 6123-35. PMID 24689802 DOI: 10.1021/Ja501988B  1
2014 Choi SR, Breugst M, Houk KN, Poulter CD. δ-Deuterium isotope effects as probes for transition-state structures of isoprenoid substrates. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 3572-80. PMID 24665882 DOI: 10.1021/Jo500394U  1
2014 Jiménez-Osés G, Liu P, Matute RA, Houk KN. Competition between concerted and stepwise dynamics in the triplet di-π-methane rearrangement. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 53: 8664-7. PMID 24616069 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201310237  1
2014 Yang J, Liang Y, Še?kut? J, Houk KN, Devaraj NK. Synthesis and reactivity comparisons of 1-methyl-3-substituted cyclopropene mini-tags for tetrazine bioorthogonal reactions. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 20: 3365-75. PMID 24615990 DOI: 10.1002/Chem.201304225  1
2014 Green AG, Liu P, Merlic CA, Houk KN. Distortion/Interaction analysis reveals the origins of selectivities in iridium-catalyzed C-H borylation of substituted arenes and 5-membered heterocycles. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 4575-83. PMID 24580415 DOI: 10.1021/Ja411699U  1
2014 Wang H, Koleilat GI, Liu P, Jiménez-Osés G, Lai YC, Vosgueritchian M, Fang Y, Park S, Houk KN, Bao Z. High-yield sorting of small-diameter carbon nanotubes for solar cells and transistors. Acs Nano. 8: 2609-17. PMID 24484388 DOI: 10.1021/Nn406256Y  1
2014 Parker MF, Osuna S, Bollot G, Vaddypally S, Zdilla MJ, Houk KN, Schafmeister CE. Acceleration of an aromatic Claisen rearrangement via a designed spiroligozyme catalyst that mimics the ketosteroid isomerase catalytic dyad. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 3817-27. PMID 24456160 DOI: 10.1021/Ja409214C  1
2014 Hong X, Liang Y, Houk KN. Mechanisms and origins of switchable chemoselectivity of Ni-catalyzed C(aryl)-O and C(acyl)-O activation of aryl esters with phosphine ligands. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 2017-25. PMID 24428154 DOI: 10.1021/ja4118413  1
2014 Cheng GJ, Yang YF, Liu P, Chen P, Sun TY, Li G, Zhang X, Houk KN, Yu JQ, Wu YD. Role of N-acyl amino acid ligands in Pd(II)-catalyzed remote C-H activation of tethered arenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 894-7. PMID 24410499 DOI: 10.1021/Ja411683N  1
2014 Pham HV, Paton RS, Ross AG, Danishefsky SJ, Houk KN. Intramolecular Diels-Alder reactions of cycloalkenones: stereoselectivity, Lewis acid acceleration, and halogen substituent effects. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 2397-403. PMID 24410341 DOI: 10.1021/Ja410220W  1
2014 Wang H, Houk KN. Torsional Control of Stereoselectivities in Electrophilic Additions and Cycloadditions to Alkenes. Chemical Science (Royal Society of Chemistry : 2010). 5. PMID 24409340 DOI: 10.1039/C3Sc52538D  1
2014 Dornan PK, Kou KG, Houk KN, Dong VM. Dynamic kinetic resolution of allylic sulfoxides by Rh-catalyzed hydrogenation: a combined theoretical and experimental mechanistic study. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 291-8. PMID 24350903 DOI: 10.1021/Ja409824B  1
2014 Yang YF, Cheng GJ, Liu P, Leow D, Sun TY, Chen P, Zhang X, Yu JQ, Wu YD, Houk KN. Palladium-catalyzed meta-selective C-H bond activation with a nitrile-containing template: computational study on mechanism and origins of selectivity. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136: 344-55. PMID 24313742 DOI: 10.1021/Ja410485G  1
2014 Hossain MA, Kim HS, Houk KN, Cheong M. Spin-crossover in chromium-catalyzed ethylene trimerization: Density functional theory study Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society. 35: 2835-2838. DOI: 10.5012/bkcs.2014.35.9.2835  1
2014 Avery Sader C, Houk KN. Distortion/interaction analysis of the reactivities and selectivities of halo- and methoxy-substituted carbenes with alkenes Arkivoc. 2014: 170-183. DOI: 10.3998/Ark.5550190.P008.408  1
2014 Houk KN, Liu P. Using Computational Chemistry to Understand & Discover Chemical Reactions Daedalus. 143: 49-66. DOI: 10.1162/Daed_A_00305  1
2014 Hong X, Liang Y, Griffith AK, Lambert TH, Houk KN. Distortion-accelerated cycloadditions and strain-release-promoted cycloreversions in the organocatalytic carbonyl-olefin metathesis Chemical Science. 5: 471-475. DOI: 10.1039/C3Sc52882K  1
2014 Chun S, Park J, Thompson MC, Eun C, McCammon JA, Houk KN, Yeates TO. Exploring Dynamic Events of Bacterial Microcompartment Shell Pores Biophysical Journal. 106: 803a. DOI: 10.1016/J.Bpj.2013.11.4400  0.01
2014 Dornan PK, Kou KGM, Houk KN, Dong VM. ChemInform Abstract: Dynamic Kinetic Resolution of Allylic Sulfoxides by Rh-Catalyzed Hydrogenation: A Combined Theoretical and Experimental Mechanistic Study. Cheminform. 45: no-no. DOI: 10.1002/chin.201430092  0.01
2014 Breugst M, Gree R, Houk KN. ChemInform Abstract: Synergistic Effects Between Lewis and Broensted Acids: Application to the Prins Cyclization. Cheminform. 45: no-no. DOI: 10.1002/chin.201404022  0.01
2013 Osuna S, Kim S, Bollot G, Houk KN. Aromatic Claisen Rearrangements of O-prenylated tyrosine and model prenyl aryl ethers: Computational study of the role of water on acceleration of Claisen rearrangements. European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2013. PMID 24376368 DOI: 10.1002/Ejoc.201201738  1
2013 Deng Q, Thomas BE, Houk KN, Dowd P. Transition structures of the ene reactions of cyclopropene. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 119: 6902-8. PMID 24236571 DOI: 10.1021/Ja963248Q  0.01
2013 Schwarzwalder GM, Steinhardt SE, Pham HV, Houk KN, Vanderwal CD. Synthesis of the tetracyclic core of exiguaquinol. Organic Letters. 15: 6014-7. PMID 24219829 DOI: 10.1021/Ol402905N  1
2013 Krenske EH, Patel A, Houk KN. Does nature click? Theoretical prediction of an enzyme-catalyzed transannular 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition in the biosynthesis of lycojaponicumins A and B. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 17638-42. PMID 24195703 DOI: 10.1021/Ja409928Z  1
2013 Cao Y, Osuna S, Liang Y, Haddon RC, Houk KN. Diels-Alder reactions of graphene: computational predictions of products and sites of reaction. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 17643-9. PMID 24159929 DOI: 10.1021/Ja410225U  1
2013 Morin MS, St-Cyr DJ, Arndtsen BA, Krenske EH, Houk KN. Modular mesoionics: understanding and controlling regioselectivity in 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions of Münchnone derivatives. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 17349-58. PMID 24134494 DOI: 10.1021/Ja406833Q  1
2013 de Loera D, Liu F, Houk KN, Garcia-Garibay MA. Aziridine nitrogen inversion by dynamic NMR: activation parameters in a fused bicyclic structure. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78: 11623-6. PMID 24125572 DOI: 10.1021/Jo4022315  1
2013 Zhang S, Çelebi-Ölçüm N, Melzer MM, Houk KN, Warren TH. Copper(I) nitrosyls from reaction of copper(II) thiolates with S-nitrosothiols: mechanism of NO release from RSNOs at Cu. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 16746-9. PMID 24111922 DOI: 10.1021/Ja406476Y  1
2013 Lam JK, Pham HV, Houk KN, Vanderwal CD. Computation and experiment reveal that the ring-rearrangement metathesis of Himbert cycloadducts can be subject to kinetic or thermodynamic control. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 17585-94. PMID 24111571 DOI: 10.1021/Ja409618P  1
2013 Liu F, Paton RS, Kim S, Liang Y, Houk KN. Diels-Alder reactivities of strained and unstrained cycloalkenes with normal and inverse-electron-demand dienes: activation barriers and distortion/interaction analysis. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 15642-9. PMID 24044412 DOI: 10.1021/Ja408437U  1
2013 Osuna S, Dermenci A, Miller SJ, Houk KN. The roles of counterion and water in a stereoselective cysteine-catalyzed Rauhut-Currier reaction: a challenge for computational chemistry. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 19: 14245-53. PMID 24038400 DOI: 10.1002/Chem.201300745  1
2013 Holder JC, Zou L, Marziale AN, Liu P, Lan Y, Gatti M, Kikushima K, Houk KN, Stoltz BM. Mechanism and enantioselectivity in palladium-catalyzed conjugate addition of arylboronic acids to β-substituted cyclic enones: insights from computation and experiment. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 14996-5007. PMID 24028424 DOI: 10.1021/Ja401713G  1
2013 Kamber DN, Nazarova LA, Liang Y, Lopez SA, Patterson DM, Shih HW, Houk KN, Prescher JA. Isomeric cyclopropenes exhibit unique bioorthogonal reactivities. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 13680-3. PMID 24000889 DOI: 10.1021/Ja407737D  1
2013 Breugst M, Grée R, Houk KN. Synergistic effects between Lewis and Brønsted acids: application to the Prins cyclization. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78: 9892-7. PMID 23984760 DOI: 10.1021/Jo401628E  1
2013 Gao X, Jiang W, Jiménez-Osés G, Choi MS, Houk KN, Tang Y, Walsh CT. An iterative, bimodular nonribosomal peptide synthetase that converts anthranilate and tryptophan into tetracyclic asperlicins. Chemistry & Biology. 20: 870-8. PMID 23890005 DOI: 10.1016/J.Chembiol.2013.04.019  1
2013 Yuan C, Liang Y, Hernandez T, Berriochoa A, Houk KN, Siegel D. Metal-free oxidation of aromatic carbon-hydrogen bonds through a reverse-rebound mechanism. Nature. 499: 192-6. PMID 23846658 DOI: 10.1038/Nature12284  1
2013 Souris C, Frébault F, Patel A, Audisio D, Houk KN, Maulide N. Stereoselective synthesis of dienyl-carboxylate building blocks: formal synthesis of inthomycin C. Organic Letters. 15: 3242-5. PMID 23763296 DOI: 10.1021/Ol401226Y  1
2013 James NC, Um JM, Padias AB, Hall HK, Houk KN. Computational investigation of the competition between the concerted Diels-Alder reaction and formation of diradicals in reactions of acrylonitrile with nonpolar dienes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78: 6582-92. PMID 23758325 DOI: 10.1021/Jo400900X  1
2013 Bian S, Scott AM, Cao Y, Liang Y, Osuna S, Houk KN, Braunschweig AB. Covalently patterned graphene surfaces by a force-accelerated Diels-Alder reaction. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 9240-3. PMID 23758146 DOI: 10.1021/Ja4042077  1
2013 Xu X, Liu P, Shu XZ, Tang W, Houk KN. Rh-catalyzed (5+2) cycloadditions of 3-acyloxy-1,4-enynes and alkynes: computational study of mechanism, reactivity, and regioselectivity. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 9271-4. PMID 23725341 DOI: 10.1021/Ja4036785  1
2013 Mejuch T, Gilboa N, Gayon E, Wang H, Houk KN, Marek I. Axial preferences in allylation reactions via the Zimmerman-Traxler transition state. Accounts of Chemical Research. 46: 1659-69. PMID 23672428 DOI: 10.1021/Ar4000532  1
2013 Schmidt Y, Lam JK, Pham HV, Houk KN, Vanderwal CD. Studies on the Himbert intramolecular arene/allene Diels-Alder cycloaddition. Mechanistic studies and expansion of scope to all-carbon tethers. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 7339-48. PMID 23634642 DOI: 10.1021/Ja4025963  1
2013 Hong X, Trost BM, Houk KN. Mechanism and origins of selectivity in Ru(II)-catalyzed intramolecular (5+2) cycloadditions and ene reactions of vinylcyclopropanes and alkynes from density functional theory. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 6588-600. PMID 23611430 DOI: 10.1021/Ja4012657  1
2013 Jiménez-Osés G, Brockway AJ, Shaw JT, Houk KN. Mechanism of alkoxy groups substitution by Grignard reagents on aromatic rings and experimental verification of theoretical predictions of anomalous reactions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 6633-42. PMID 23601086 DOI: 10.1021/Ja4015937  1
2013 Breugst M, Eschenmoser A, Houk KN. Theoretical exploration of the mechanism of riboflavin formation from 6,7-dimethyl-8-ribityllumazine: nucleophilic catalysis, hydride transfer, hydrogen atom transfer, or nucleophilic addition? Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 6658-68. PMID 23550951 DOI: 10.1021/Ja402099F  1
2013 Miyazaki H, Herbert MB, Liu P, Dong X, Xu X, Keitz BK, Ung T, Mkrtumyan G, Houk KN, Grubbs RH. Z-Selective ethenolysis with a ruthenium metathesis catalyst: experiment and theory. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 5848-58. PMID 23547887 DOI: 10.1021/Ja4010267  1
2013 Krenske EH, He S, Huang J, Du Y, Houk KN, Hsung RP. Intramolecular oxyallyl-carbonyl (3 + 2) cycloadditions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 5242-5. PMID 23544997 DOI: 10.1021/Ja312459B  1
2013 Kiss G, Çelebi-Ölçüm N, Moretti R, Baker D, Houk KN. Computational enzyme design. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 52: 5700-25. PMID 23526810 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201204077  1
2013 Dieckmann A, Richers MT, Platonova AY, Zhang C, Seidel D, Houk KN. Metal-free α-amination of secondary amines: computational and experimental evidence for azaquinone methide and azomethine ylide intermediates. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78: 4132-44. PMID 23517448 DOI: 10.1021/Jo400483H  1
2013 Zou L, Paton RS, Eschenmoser A, Newhouse TR, Baran PS, Houk KN. Enhanced reactivity in dioxirane C-H oxidations via strain release: a computational and experimental study. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78: 4037-48. PMID 23461537 DOI: 10.1021/Jo400350V  1
2013 Patel A, Barcan GA, Kwon O, Houk KN. Origins of 1,6-stereoinduction in torquoselective 6π electrocyclizations. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 4878-83. PMID 23448287 DOI: 10.1021/Ja400882Y  1
2013 Kiss G, Pande VS, Houk KN. Molecular dynamics simulations for the ranking, evaluation, and refinement of computationally designed proteins Methods in Enzymology. 523: 145-170. PMID 23422429 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-394292-0.00007-2  1
2013 Rosenker CJ, Krenske EH, Houk KN, Wipf P. Influence of base and structure in the reversible covalent conjugate addition of thiol to polycyclic enone scaffolds. Organic Letters. 15: 1076-9. PMID 23405884 DOI: 10.1021/Ol400094K  1
2013 Wang H, Mei J, Liu P, Schmidt K, Jiménez-Osés G, Osuna S, Fang L, Tassone CJ, Zoombelt AP, Sokolov AN, Houk KN, Toney MF, Bao Z. Scalable and selective dispersion of semiconducting arc-discharged carbon nanotubes by dithiafulvalene/thiophene copolymers for thin film transistors. Acs Nano. 7: 2659-68. PMID 23402644 DOI: 10.1021/Nn4000435  1
2013 Lopez SA, Munk ME, Houk KN. Mechanisms and transition states of 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions of phenyl azide with enamines: A computational analysis Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78: 1576-1582. PMID 23347077 DOI: 10.1021/Jo302695N  1
2013 Bjelic S, Nivón LG, Çelebi-Ölçüm N, Kiss G, Rosewall CF, Lovick HM, Ingalls EL, Gallaher JL, Seetharaman J, Lew S, Montelione GT, Hunt JF, Michael FE, Houk KN, Baker D. Computational design of enone-binding proteins with catalytic activity for the Morita-Baylis-Hillman reaction. Acs Chemical Biology. 8: 749-57. PMID 23330600 DOI: 10.1021/Cb3006227  1
2013 Wang H, Jain P, Antilla JC, Houk KN. Origins of stereoselectivities in chiral phosphoric acid catalyzed allylborations and propargylations of aldehydes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78: 1208-15. PMID 23298338 DOI: 10.1021/Jo302787M  1
2013 Hong X, Liu P, Houk KN. Mechanism and origins of ligand-controlled selectivities in [Ni(NHC)]-catalyzed intramolecular (5 + 2) cycloadditions and homo-ene reactions: a theoretical study. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 1456-62. PMID 23273283 DOI: 10.1021/Ja309873Z  1
2013 Lin H, Pei W, Wang H, Houk KN, Krauss IJ. Enantioselective homocrotylboration of aliphatic aldehydes Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 82-85. PMID 23256566 DOI: 10.1021/Ja311061N  1
2013 Wang H, Liu F, Helgeson RC, Houk KN. Reversible photochemically gated transformation of a hemicarcerand to a carcerand. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 52: 655-9. PMID 23172821 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201205376  1
2013 Du Y, Krenske EH, Antoline JE, Lohse AG, Houk KN, Hsung RP. Control of regioselectivity and stereoselectivity in (4 + 3) cycloadditions of chiral oxyallyls with unsymmetrically disubstituted furans. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78: 1753-9. PMID 22849303 DOI: 10.1021/Jo3011792  1
2013 Krenske EH, Houk KN. Aromatic interactions as control elements in stereoselective organic reactions Accounts of Chemical Research. 46: 979-989. PMID 22827883 DOI: 10.1021/Ar3000794  1
2013 Lopez SA, Houk KN. Alkene distortion energies and torsional effects control reactivities, and stereoselectivities of azide cycloadditions to norbornene and substituted norbornenes Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78: 1778-1783. PMID 22764840 DOI: 10.1021/Jo301267B  1
2013 Liu F, Wang H, Houk KN. Gating in host-guest chemistry Current Organic Chemistry. 17: 1470-1480. DOI: 10.2174/1385272811317140003  1
2013 Loiseleur O, Cassayre J, Leca D, Gaggini F, Pieniazek SN, Luft JAR, Houk KN. Control of hetero-diels-alder stereoselectivity through solvent polarity and bronsted or lewis acid catalysis; Theory and experiment Synlett. 24: 2446-2450. DOI: 10.1055/S-0033-1340046  1
2013 Fang L, Liu P, Sveinbjornsson BR, Atahan-Evrenk S, Vandewal K, Osuna S, Jiménez-Osés G, Shrestha S, Giri G, Wei P, Salleo A, Aspuru-Guzik A, Grubbs RH, Houk KN, Bao Z. Confined organization of fullerene units along high polymer chains Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 1: 5747-5755. DOI: 10.1039/C3Tc31158A  1
2013 Dieckmann A, Houk KN. Analysis of supramolecular complex energetics in artificial replicators Chemical Science. 4: 3591-3600. DOI: 10.1039/C3Sc51192H  1
2013 Lopez SA, Munk ME, Houk KN. Correction to Mechanisms and Transition States of 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions of Phenyl Azide with Enamines: A Computational Analysis The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78: 5115-5115. DOI: 10.1021/Jo400863U  0.01
2013 Dieckmann A, Breugst M, Houk KN. Zwitterions and unobserved intermediates in organocatalytic diels-alder reactions of linear and cross-conjugated trienamines Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135: 3237-3242. DOI: 10.1021/Ja312043G  1
2013 Valentine JS, Cheon J, Friend CM, Houk KN. Correction to Tribute to Paul Barbara Accounts of Chemical Research. 46: 190-190. DOI: 10.1021/Ar300317X  1
2012 Bigi MA, Liu P, Zou L, Houk KN, White MC. Cafestol to Tricalysiolide B and Oxidized Analogues: Biosynthetic and Derivatization Studies Using Non-heme Iron Catalyst Fe(PDP). Synlett : Accounts and Rapid Communications in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. 23: 2768-2772. PMID 23585710 DOI: 10.1055/S-0032-1317708  1
2012 Lam YH, Houk KN, Cossy J, Prado DG, Cochi A. H12461. Fluorine as a Regiocontrol Element in the Ring Openings of Bicyclic Aziridiniums. Helvetica Chimica Acta. 95: 2265-2277. PMID 23471532 DOI: 10.1002/Hlca.201200461  1
2012 Matute RA, Houk KN. The triplet surface of the Zimmerman di-π-methane rearrangement of dibenzobarrelene. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 51: 13097-100. PMID 23184767 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201208002  1
2012 Liang Y, Mackey JL, Lopez SA, Liu F, Houk KN. Control and design of mutual orthogonality in bioorthogonal cycloadditions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 17904-7. PMID 23061442 DOI: 10.1021/Ja309241E  1
2012 Barcan GA, Patel A, Houk KN, Kwon O. A torquoselective 6π electrocyclization approach to reserpine alkaloids. Organic Letters. 14: 5388-91. PMID 23039026 DOI: 10.1021/Ol302265Z  1
2012 Yang X, Bumbu VD, Liu P, Li X, Jiang H, Uffman EW, Guo L, Zhang W, Jiang X, Houk KN, Birman VB. Catalytic, enantioselective N-acylation of lactams and thiolactams using amidine-based catalysts. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 17605-12. PMID 23030692 DOI: 10.1021/Ja306766N  1
2012 Petric A, Johnson SA, Pham HV, Li Y, Ceh S, Golobic A, Agdeppa ED, Timbol G, Liu J, Keum G, Satyamurthy N, Kepe V, Houk KN, Barrio JR. Dicyanovinylnaphthalenes for neuroimaging of amyloids and relationships of electronic structures and geometries to binding affinities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 16492-7. PMID 23012452 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1214134109  1
2012 Kheirabadi M, Çelebi-Ölçüm N, Parker MF, Zhao Q, Kiss G, Houk KN, Schafmeister CE. Spiroligozymes for transesterifications: design and relationship of structure to activity. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 18345-53. PMID 22992057 DOI: 10.1021/Ja3069648  1
2012 Wang H, Kohler P, Overman LE, Houk KN. Origins of stereoselectivities of dihydroxylations of cis-bicyclo[3.3.0]octenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 16054-8. PMID 22954350 DOI: 10.1021/Ja3075538  1
2012 Schnermann MJ, Untiedt NL, Jiménez-Osés G, Houk KN, Overman LE. Forming tertiary organolithiums and organocuprates from nitrile precursors and their bimolecular reactions with carbon electrophiles to form quaternary carbon stereocenters. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 51: 9581-6. PMID 22927041 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201205001  1
2012 Yang X, Liu P, Houk KN, Birman VB. Manifestation of Felkin-Anh control in enantioselective acyl transfer catalysis: kinetic resolution of carboxylic acids. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 51: 9638-42. PMID 22915544 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201203327  1
2012 Nosrati GR, Houk KN. Using catalytic atom maps to predict the catalytic functions present in enzyme active sites. Biochemistry. 51: 7321-9. PMID 22909276 DOI: 10.1021/Bi3008438  1
2012 Bronner SM, Mackey JL, Houk KN, Garg NK. Steric effects compete with aryne distortion to control regioselectivities of nucleophilic additions to 3-silylarynes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 13966-9. PMID 22876797 DOI: 10.1021/Ja306723R  1
2012 Richter F, Blomberg R, Khare SD, Kiss G, Kuzin AP, Smith AJ, Gallaher J, Pianowski Z, Helgeson RC, Grjasnow A, Xiao R, Seetharaman J, Su M, Vorobiev S, Lew S, ... ... Houk KN, et al. Computational design of catalytic dyads and oxyanion holes for ester hydrolysis. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 16197-206. PMID 22871159 DOI: 10.1021/Ja3037367  1
2012 Giri R, Lan Y, Liu P, Houk KN, Yu JQ. Understanding reactivity and stereoselectivity in palladium-catalyzed diastereoselective sp3 C-H bond activation: intermediate characterization and computational studies. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 14118-26. PMID 22830301 DOI: 10.1021/Ja304643E  1
2012 Houk KN. QnAs with Kendall N. Houk. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 12839. PMID 22802659 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1210584109  0.01
2012 Krenske EH, Agopcan S, Aviyente V, Houk KN, Johnson BA, Holmes AB. Causation in a cascade: the origins of selectivities in intramolecular nitrone cycloadditions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 12010-5. PMID 22788115 DOI: 10.1021/Ja300002K  1
2012 Black K, Liu P, Xu L, Doubleday C, Houk KN. Dynamics, transition states, and timing of bond formation in Diels-Alder reactions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 12860-5. PMID 22753502 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1209316109  1
2012 Bellomo A, Celebi-Olcum N, Bu X, Rivera N, Ruck RT, Welch CJ, Houk KN, Dreher SD. Rapid catalyst identification for the synthesis of the pyrimidinone core of HIV integrase inhibitors. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 51: 6912-5. PMID 22689502 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201201720  1
2012 Liu P, Yang X, Birman VB, Houk KN. Origin of enantioselectivity in benzotetramisole-catalyzed dynamic kinetic resolution of azlactones. Organic Letters. 14: 3288-91. PMID 22686505 DOI: 10.1021/Ol301243F  1
2012 Khersonsky O, Kiss G, Röthlisberger D, Dym O, Albeck S, Houk KN, Baker D, Tawfik DS. Bridging the gaps in design methodologies by evolutionary optimization of the stability and proficiency of designed Kemp eliminase KE59. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 10358-63. PMID 22685214 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1121063109  1
2012 Xu X, Liu P, Lesser A, Sirois LE, Wender PA, Houk KN. Ligand effects on rates and regioselectivities of Rh(I)-catalyzed (5 + 2) cycloadditions: a computational study of cyclooctadiene and dinaphthocyclooctatetraene as ligands. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 11012-25. PMID 22668243 DOI: 10.1021/Ja3041724  1
2012 Krenske EH, Perry EW, Jerome SV, Maimone TJ, Baran PS, Houk KN. Why a proximity-induced Diels-Alder reaction is so fast. Organic Letters. 14: 3016-9. PMID 22630569 DOI: 10.1021/Ol301083Q  1
2012 Pham HV, Martin DB, Vanderwal CD, Houk KN. The Intramolecular Diels-Alder Reaction of Tryptamine-Derived Zincke Aldehydes Is a Stepwise Process. Chemical Science (Royal Society of Chemistry : 2010). 2012: 1650-1655. PMID 22611483 DOI: 10.1039/C2Sc01072K  1
2012 Felnagle EA, Chaubey A, Noey EL, Houk KN, Liao JC. Engineering synthetic recursive pathways to generate non-natural small molecules. Nature Chemical Biology. 8: 518-26. PMID 22596203 DOI: 10.1038/Nchembio.959  1
2012 Gordon CG, Mackey JL, Jewett JC, Sletten EM, Houk KN, Bertozzi CR. Reactivity of biarylazacyclooctynones in copper-free click chemistry. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 9199-208. PMID 22553995 DOI: 10.1021/Ja3000936  1
2012 Sader CA, Houk KN. A theoretical study of cyclohexyne addition to carbonyl-Cα bonds: allowed and forbidden electrocyclic and nonpericyclic ring-openings of strained cyclobutenes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 77: 4939-48. PMID 22537557 DOI: 10.1021/Jo300314Z  1
2012 Herbert MB, Lan Y, Keitz BK, Liu P, Endo K, Day MW, Houk KN, Grubbs RH. Decomposition pathways of Z-selective ruthenium metathesis catalysts. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 7861-6. PMID 22500642 DOI: 10.1021/Ja301108M  1
2012 Zhao Q, Lam YH, Kheirabadi M, Xu C, Houk KN, Schafmeister CE. Hydrophobic substituent effects on proline catalysis of aldol reactions in water. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 77: 4784-92. PMID 22500641 DOI: 10.1021/Jo300569C  1
2012 Nosrati GR, Houk KN. SABER: a computational method for identifying active sites for new reactions. Protein Science : a Publication of the Protein Society. 21: 697-706. PMID 22492397 DOI: 10.1002/Pro.2055  1
2012 Lam YH, Houk KN, Scheffler U, Mahrwald R. Stereoselectivities of histidine-catalyzed asymmetric aldol additions and contrasts with proline catalysis: a quantum mechanical analysis. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 6286-95. PMID 22458689 DOI: 10.1021/Ja2118392  0.04
2012 Hotta K, Chen X, Paton RS, Minami A, Li H, Swaminathan K, Mathews II, Watanabe K, Oikawa H, Houk KN, Kim CY. Enzymatic catalysis of anti-Baldwin ring closure in polyether biosynthesis. Nature. 483: 355-8. PMID 22388816 DOI: 10.1038/Nature10865  1
2012 Privett HK, Kiss G, Lee TM, Blomberg R, Chica RA, Thomas LM, Hilvert D, Houk KN, Mayo SL. Iterative approach to computational enzyme design. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 3790-5. PMID 22357762 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1118082108  1
2012 Goetz AE, Bronner SM, Cisneros JD, Melamed JM, Paton RS, Houk KN, Garg NK. An efficient computational model to predict the synthetic utility of heterocyclic arynes. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 51: 2758-62. PMID 22307724 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201108863  1
2012 Khakshoor O, Wheeler SE, Houk KN, Kool ET. Measurement and theory of hydrogen bonding contribution to isosteric DNA base pairs. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 3154-63. PMID 22300089 DOI: 10.1021/Ja210475A  1
2012 DiRocco DA, Noey EL, Houk KN, Rovis T. Catalytic asymmetric intermolecular Stetter reactions of enolizable aldehydes with nitrostyrenes: computational study provides insight into the success of the catalyst. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 51: 2391-4. PMID 22282312 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201107597  1
2012 Krenske EH, Davison EC, Forbes IT, Warner JA, Smith AL, Holmes AB, Houk KN. Reverse cope elimination of hydroxylamines and alkenes or alkynes: theoretical investigation of tether length and substituent effects. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 2434-41. PMID 22280245 DOI: 10.1021/Ja211568K  1
2012 Marcheschi RJ, Li H, Zhang K, Noey EL, Kim S, Chaubey A, Houk KN, Liao JC. A synthetic recursive "+1" pathway for carbon chain elongation. Acs Chemical Biology. 7: 689-97. PMID 22242720 DOI: 10.1021/Cb200313E  1
2012 Liu P, Xu X, Dong X, Keitz BK, Herbert MB, Grubbs RH, Houk KN. Z-Selectivity in olefin metathesis with chelated Ru catalysts: computational studies of mechanism and selectivity. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 1464-7. PMID 22229694 DOI: 10.1021/Ja2108728  1
2012 Jain P, Wang H, Houk KN, Antilla JC. Brønsted acid catalyzed asymmetric propargylation of aldehydes. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 51: 1391-4. PMID 22223476 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201107407  1
2012 Noey EL, Luo Y, Zhang L, Houk KN. Mechanism of gold(I)-catalyzed rearrangements of acetylenic amine-N-oxides: computational investigations lead to a new mechanism confirmed by experiment. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 1078-84. PMID 22191473 DOI: 10.1021/Ja208860X  1
2012 Lan Y, Danheiser RL, Houk KN. Why nature eschews the concerted [2 + 2 + 2] cycloaddition of a nonconjugated cyanodiyne. Computational study of a pyridine synthesis involving an ene-Diels-Alder-bimolecular hydrogen-transfer mechanism. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 77: 1533-8. PMID 22188179 DOI: 10.1021/Jo202424N  1
2012 Houk KN, Lin YT, Brown FK. Evidence for the concerted mechanism of the Diels-Alder reaction of butadiene with ethylene. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 108: 554-6. PMID 22175504 DOI: 10.1021/ja00263a059  0.01
2012 Kirmse W, Kund K, Ritzer E, Dorigo AE, Houk KN. Dramatic differences in intramolecular reactivities of singlet arylcarbenes and benzyl cations. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 108: 6045-6. PMID 22175374 DOI: 10.1021/ja00279a066  0.01
2012 Bogdan AR, Jerome SV, Houk KN, James K. Strained cyclophane macrocycles: impact of progressive ring size reduction on synthesis and structure. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 2127-38. PMID 22133103 DOI: 10.1021/Ja208503Y  1
2012 List B, Wang Q, Yang X, Bumbu VD, Liu P, Li X, Jiang H, Uffman EW, Guo L, Zhang W, Jiang X, Houk KN, Birman VB. Amidine Catalyzed Kinetic Resolution of Lactams and Thiolactams Synfacts. 8: 1372-1372. DOI: 10.1055/S-0032-1317572  1
2012 Lan Y, Liu P, Newman SG, Lautens M, Houk KN. Theoretical study of Pd(0)-catalyzed carbohalogenation of alkenes: Mechanism and origins of reactivities and selectivities in alkyl halide reductive elimination from Pd(ii) species Chemical Science. 3: 1987-1995. DOI: 10.1039/C2Sc20103H  1
2012 Dieckmann A, Houk KN. Elucidation of strong cooperative effects caused by dispersion interactions in a recognition-mediated diels-alder reaction Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation. 8: 5064-5071. DOI: 10.1021/Ct300655B  1
2012 Valentine JS, Cheon J, Friend CM, Houk KN. Tribute to Paul Barbara Accounts of Chemical Research. 45: 1841-1841. DOI: 10.1021/Ar3002816  1
2012 Alemán C, Bertran O, Houk KN, Padías AB, Hall HK. Thermodynamic and stereochemical aspects of the polymerizability of glycolide and lactide Theoretical Chemistry Accounts. 131. DOI: 10.1007/S00214-012-1133-Y  0.01
2012 Deming T. Preface Topics in Current Chemistry. 310: ix-xi. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-27139-7  0.44
2012 Matute RA, Houk KN. Inside Back Cover: The Triplet Surface of the Zimmerman Di-π-Methane Rearrangement of Dibenzobarrelene (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 52/2012) Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 51: 13179-13179. DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201209048  0.01
2012 Matute RA, Houk KN. Innenrücktitelbild: The Triplet Surface of the Zimmerman Di-π-Methane Rearrangement of Dibenzobarrelene (Angew. Chem. 52/2012) Angewandte Chemie. 124: 13355-13355. DOI: 10.1002/Ange.201209048  0.01
2012 Yu ZX, Liang Y, Houk KN, Wu YD, Zhang XH. Chem Is Try Computationally and Experimentally: How Will Computational Organic Chemistry Impact Organic Theories, Mechanisms, and Synthesis in the Twenty-First Century? Organic Chemistry - Breakthroughs and Perspectives. 561-601. DOI: 10.1002/9783527664801.ch15  1
2011 Lan Y, Wheeler SE, Houk KN. Extraordinary Difference in Reactivity of Ozone (OOO) and Sulfur Dioxide (OSO): A Theoretical Study. Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation. 7: 2104-2111. PMID 26606482 DOI: 10.1021/Ct200293W  1
2011 Çelebi-Ölçüm N, Lam YH, Richmond E, Ling KB, Smith AD, Houk KN. Pericyclic cascade with chirality transfer: reaction pathway and origin of enantioselectivity of the hetero-Claisen approach to oxindoles. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 50: 11478-82. PMID 21976415 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201105412  1
2011 Lan Y, Zou L, Cao Y, Houk KN. Computational methods to calculate accurate activation and reaction energies of 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions of 24 1,3-dipoles. The Journal of Physical Chemistry. A. 115: 13906-20. PMID 21967148 DOI: 10.1021/Jp207563H  1
2011 Xu L, Doubleday CE, Houk KN. Dynamics of carbene cycloadditions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133: 17848-54. PMID 21961828 DOI: 10.1021/Ja207051B  1
2011 Hein JE, Burés J, Lam YH, Hughes M, Houk KN, Armstrong A, Blackmond DG. Enamine carboxylates as stereodetermining intermediates in prolinate catalysis. Organic Letters. 13: 5644-7. PMID 21958394 DOI: 10.1021/Ol2023533  1
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