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William J. Kerr - Publications

Affiliations: 
Pure & Applied Chemistry University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom 
Area:
metal-mediated synthetic organic chemistry
Website:
http://info.chem.strath.ac.uk/people/academic/william_j_kerr

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2022 Shaw P, Hassell-Hart SJ, Douglas GE, Malcolm AG, Kennedy AR, White GV, Paterson LC, Kerr WJ. Oxygenated Cyclopentenones via the Pauson-Khand Reaction of Silyl Enol Ether Substrates. Organic Letters. PMID 35377671 DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.2c00856  0.787
2021 Kerr WJ, Knox GJ, Reid M, Tuttle T. Catalyst design in C-H activation: a case study in the use of binding free energies to rationalise intramolecular directing group selectivity in iridium catalysis. Chemical Science. 12: 6747-6755. PMID 34040751 DOI: 10.1039/d1sc01509e  0.777
2020 Kerr WJ, Knox GJ, Reid M, Tuttle T, Bergare J, Bragg RA. Computationally-Guided Development of a Chelated NHC-P Iridium(I) Complex for the Directed Hydrogen Isotope Exchange of Aryl Sulfones. Acs Catalysis. 10: 11120-11126. PMID 33123410 DOI: 10.1021/Acscatal.0C03031  0.808
2020 Queen AE, Hesk D, Lindsay DM, Kerr WJ, Rehder K, Fennell T, Mascarella W, Zhong D, Runyon S. Synthesis of [ H] and [ C]Genipin. Journal of Labelled Compounds & Radiopharmaceuticals. PMID 32017204 DOI: 10.1002/jlcr.3832  0.342
2020 Timofeeva DS, Lindsay DM, Kerr WJ, Nelson DJ. A quantitative empirical directing group scale for selectivity in iridium-catalysed hydrogen isotope exchange reactions Catalysis Science & Technology. DOI: 10.1039/D0Cy01597K  0.447
2019 Kerr WJ, Knox GJ, Paterson LC. Recent Advances in Iridium(I) Catalysis towards Directed Hydrogen Isotope Exchange. Journal of Labelled Compounds & Radiopharmaceuticals. PMID 31713876 DOI: 10.1002/jlcr.3812  0.394
2018 Kerr WJ, Mudd RJ, Reid M, Atzrodt J, Derdau V. Iridium-Catalyzed Csp3–H Activation for Mild and Selective Hydrogen Isotope Exchange Acs Catalysis. 8: 10895-10900. DOI: 10.1021/Acscatal.8B03565  0.759
2018 Kerr WJ, McLaughlin M, Paterson LC, Pearson CM. Total synthesis 2-epi-α-cedren-3-one via a cobalt-catalysed Pauson-Khand reaction Tetrahedron. 74: 5062-5068. DOI: 10.1016/J.Tet.2018.06.032  0.635
2018 Aboagye E, Aigbirhio F, Allott L, Anderson E, Artelsmair M, Audisio D, Audisio J, Bragg R, Brindle K, Bulat F, Bürli R, Carroll L, Chapdelaine M, Collins S, Cortezon-Tamarit F, ... ... Kerr W, et al. Abstracts of the 26th international isotope society (UK group) symposium: Synthesis & applications of labelled compounds 2017 Journal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals. 61: 1115-1130. DOI: 10.1002/jlcr.3641  0.559
2018 Atzrodt J, Derdau V, Kerr WJ, Reid M. Methoden der C-H-Funktionalisierung für den Wasserstoffisotopenaustausch Angewandte Chemie. 130: 3074-3101. DOI: 10.1002/Ange.201708903  0.68
2018 Atzrodt J, Derdau V, Kerr WJ, Reid M. Deuterium- und tritiummarkierte Verbindungen: Anwendungen in den modernen Biowissenschaften Angewandte Chemie. 130: 1774-1802. DOI: 10.1002/Ange.201704146  0.731
2017 Atzrodt J, Derdau V, Kerr WJ, Reid M. C-H Functionalization for Hydrogen Isotope Exchange. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 29024330 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201708903  0.706
2017 Atzrodt J, Derdau V, Kerr WJ, Reid M. Hydrogen Isotope Exchange - The Foundation of C-H activation and Isotope Science in Drug Discovery. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 28815899 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201704146  0.736
2017 Kerr WJ, Reid M, Tuttle T. Iridium-catalyzed Formyl-selective Deuteration of Aldehydes. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 28510987 DOI: 10.1002/Anie.201702997  0.798
2017 Kerr WJ, Lindsay DM, Owens PK, Reid M, Tuttle T, Campos S. Site-Selective Deuteration of N-Heterocycles via Iridium-Catalyzed Hydrogen Isotope Exchange Acs Catalysis. 7: 7182-7186. DOI: 10.1021/Acscatal.7B02682  0.793
2016 Kerr WJ, Mudd RJ, Owens PK, Reid M, Brown JA, Campos S. Hydrogen isotope exchange with highly active iridium(I) NHC/phosphine complexes: a comparative counterion study. Journal of Labelled Compounds & Radiopharmaceuticals. PMID 27460856 DOI: 10.1002/Jlcr.3427  0.754
2016 Kerr WJ, Lindsay DM, Reid M, Atzrodt J, Derdau V, Rojahn P, Weck R. Iridium-catalysed ortho-H/D and -H/T exchange under basic conditions: C-H activation of unprotected tetrazoles. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England). PMID 27115235 DOI: 10.1039/C6Cc02137A  0.712
2016 Kerr WJ, Mudd RJ, Brown JA. Iridium(I) NHC/Phosphine Catalysts for Mild and Chemoselective Hydrogenation Processes. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). PMID 26854284 DOI: 10.1002/chem.201504825  0.333
2016 Kerr WJ, Mudd RJ, Brown JA. ChemInform Abstract: Iridium(I) N-Heterocyclic Carbene (NHC)/Phosphine Catalysts for Mild and Chemoselective Hydrogenation Processes. Cheminform. 47. DOI: 10.1002/chin.201633046  0.333
2015 Devlin J, Kerr WJ, Lindsay DM, McCabe TJ, Reid M, Tuttle T. Iridium-Catalysed ortho-Directed Deuterium Labelling of Aromatic Esters-An Experimental and Theoretical Study on Directing Group Chemoselectivity. Molecules (Basel, Switzerland). 20: 11676-98. PMID 26121395 DOI: 10.3390/Molecules200711676  0.787
2015 Kerr WJ, Reid M, Tuttle T. Iridium-Catalyzed C-H Activation and Deuteration of Primary Sulfonamides: An Experimental and Computational Study Acs Catalysis. 5: 402-410. DOI: 10.1021/Cs5015755  0.807
2015 Atzrodt J, Derdau V, Kerr WJ, Reid M, Rojahn P, Weck R. Expanded applicability of iridium(I) NHC/phosphine catalysts in hydrogen isotope exchange processes with pharmaceutically-relevant heterocycles Tetrahedron. 71: 1924-1929. DOI: 10.1016/J.Tet.2015.02.029  0.755
2014 Kerr WJ, Mudd RJ, Paterson LC, Brown JA. Iridium(I)-catalyzed regioselective C-H activation and hydrogen-isotope exchange of non-aromatic unsaturated functionality. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 20: 14604-7. PMID 25283156 DOI: 10.1002/chem.201405114  0.381
2014 Kennedy AR, Kerr WJ, Moir R, Reid M. Anion effects to deliver enhanced iridium catalysts for hydrogen isotope exchange processes. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. 12: 7927-31. PMID 25208265 DOI: 10.1039/C4Ob01570C  0.743
2014 Cochrane AR, Idziak C, Kerr WJ, Mondal B, Paterson LC, Tuttle T, Andersson S, Nilsson GN. Practically convenient and industrially-aligned methods for iridium-catalysed hydrogen isotope exchange processes. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. 12: 3598-603. PMID 24756541 DOI: 10.1039/C4Ob00465E  0.676
2014 Brown JA, Cochrane AR, Irvine S, Kerr WJ, Mondal B, Parkinson JA, Paterson LC, Reid M, Tuttle T, Andersson S, Nilsson GN. Inside Cover: The Synthesis of Highly Active Iridium(I) Complexes and their Application in Catalytic Hydrogen Isotope Exchange (Adv. Synth. Catal. 17/2014) Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis. 356: 3474-3474. DOI: 10.1002/Adsc.201401054  0.806
2014 Brown JA, Cochrane AR, Irvine S, Kerr WJ, Mondal B, Parkinson JA, Paterson LC, Reid M, Tuttle T, Andersson S, Nilsson GN. The synthesis of highly active iridium(I) complexes and their application in catalytic hydrogen isotope exchange Iubmb Life. 356: 3551-3562. DOI: 10.1002/Adsc.201400730  0.81
2013 Cochrane AR, Irvine S, Kerr WJ, Reid M, Andersson S, Nilsson GN. Application of neutral iridium(I) N-heterocyclic carbene complexes in ortho-directed hydrogen isotope exchange. Journal of Labelled Compounds & Radiopharmaceuticals. 56: 451-4. PMID 24285519 DOI: 10.1002/Jlcr.3084  0.766
2011 Bennie LS, Fraser CJ, Irvine S, Kerr WJ, Andersson S, Nilsson GN. Highly active iridium(I) complexes for the selective hydrogenation of carbon-carbon multiple bonds. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England). 47: 11653-5. PMID 21956242 DOI: 10.1039/c1cc14367k  0.347
2011 Farwick A, Engelhart JU, Tverskoy O, Welter C, Umlauf Née Stang QA, Rominger F, Kerr WJ, Helmchen G. Bicyclic cyclopentenones via the combination of an iridium-catalyzed allylic substitution with a diastereoselective intramolecular pauson-khand reaction Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis. 353: 349-370. DOI: 10.1002/Adsc.201000706  0.327
2010 Nilsson GN, Kerr WJ. The development and use of novel iridium complexes as catalysts for ortho-directed hydrogen isotope exchange reactions Journal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals. 53: 662-667. DOI: 10.1002/jlcr.1817  0.403
2010 KERR WJ, PAUSON PL. ChemInform Abstract: Functions Containing Two Atoms of the Same Metallic Element Cheminform. 27: no-no. DOI: 10.1002/chin.199636260  0.433
2010 KERR WJ, PAUSON PL. ChemInform Abstract: Functions Containing Two Atoms of Different Metallic Elements Cheminform. 27: no-no. DOI: 10.1002/chin.199634284  0.435
2008 Brown JA, Irvine S, Kennedy AR, Kerr WJ, Andersson S, Nilsson GN. Highly active iridium(I) complexes for catalytic hydrogen isotope exchange. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England). 1115-7. PMID 18292908 DOI: 10.1039/b715938b  0.376
2007 Kerr WJ, Watson AJ, Hayes D. Bismesitylmagnesium: a thermally stable and non-nucleophilic carbon-centred base reagent for the efficient preparation of silyl enol ethers. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England). 5049-51. PMID 18049749 DOI: 10.1039/B711407A  0.354
2006 Crawford JJ, Henderson KW, Kerr WJ. Direct and efficient one-pot preparation of ketones from aldehydes using N-tert-butylphenylsulfinimidoyl chloride. Organic Letters. 8: 5073-6. PMID 17048846 DOI: 10.1021/Ol061903L  0.745
2006 Crawford JJ, Kerr WJ, McLaughlin M, Morrison AJ, Pauson PL, Thurston GJ. Use of a highly effective intramolecular Pauson-Khand cyclisation for the formal total synthesis of (±)-α- and β-cedrene by preparation of cedrone Tetrahedron. 62: 11360-11370. DOI: 10.1016/J.Tet.2006.05.044  0.726
2005 Brown JA, Irvine S, Kerr WJ, Pearson CM. New odourless protocols for efficient Pauson-Khand annulations. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. 3: 2396-8. PMID 15976856 DOI: 10.1039/B506947P  0.375
2004 Bassindale MJ, Crawford JJ, Henderson KW, Kerr WJ. Application of polydentate chiral amines within magnesium-mediated asymmetric deprotonation reactions Tetrahedron Letters. 45: 4175-4179. DOI: 10.1016/J.Tetlet.2004.03.113  0.746
2004 Ellames GJ, Gibson JS, Herbert JM, Kerr WJ, McNeill AH. Ligand effects upon deuterium exchange in arenes mediated by [Ir(PR 3)2(cod)]+.BF4 - Journal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals. 47: 1-10. DOI: 10.1002/Jlcr.790  0.357
2003 Carswell EL, Hayes D, Henderson KW, Kerr WJ, Russell CJ. Novel enantiomerically pure heteroleptic magnesium complexes for use in enantioselective deprotonation reactions Synlett. 1017-1021. DOI: 10.1055/S-2003-39291  0.652
2003 Cross PWC, Ellames GJ, Gibson JS, Herbert JM, Kerr WJ, McNeill AH, Mathers TW. Conditions for deuterium exchange mediated by iridium complexes formed in situ Tetrahedron. 59: 3349-3358. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4020(03)00422-8  0.408
2002 Henderson KW, Kerr WJ, Moir JH. Magnesium amide base-mediated enantioselective deprotonation processes Tetrahedron. 58: 4573-4587. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4020(02)00364-2  0.614
2001 Henderson KW, Kerr WJ, Moir JH. Enantioselective deprotonation reactions using polymer-supported chiral magnesium amide bases. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England). 1722-3. PMID 12240283 DOI: 10.1039/B104417F  0.597
2001 Kennedy AR, Kerr WJ, McLaughlin M, Pauson PL. Key tricyclic synthetic intermediates for the preparation of the sesquiterpenes alpha- and beta-cedrene. Acta Crystallographica. Section C, Crystal Structure Communications. 57: 1316-8. PMID 11706261 DOI: 10.1107/S0108270101013336  0.451
2001 Henderson KW, Kerr WJ. Magnesium bisamides as reagents in synthesis. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 7: 3430-7. PMID 11560312 DOI: 10.1002/1521-3765(20010817)7:16<3430::Aid-Chem3430>3.0.Co;2-1  0.583
2001 Kerr WJ, McLaughlin M, Morrison AJ, Pauson PL. Formal total synthesis of (+/-)-alpha- and beta-cedrene by preparation of cedrone. Construction of the tricyclic carbon skeleton by the use of a highly efficient intramolecular Khand annulation. Organic Letters. 3: 2945-8. PMID 11554814 DOI: 10.1021/Ol016054A  0.693
2001 Henderson KW, Kerr WJ, Moir JH. Enantioselective deprotonation of 2,6-disubstituted cyclohexanones with a homochiral magnesium amide base and the observation of a novel kinetic resolution process Synlett. 1253-1256. DOI: 10.1055/S-2001-16048  0.566
2001 Kerr WJ, McLaughlin M, Morrison AJ, Pauson PL. Formal total synthesis of (±)-α- and β-cedrene by preparation of cedrone. Construction of the tricyclic carbon skeleton by the use of a highly efficient intramolecular Khand annulation Organic Letters. 3: 2945-2947. DOI: 10.1021/ol016054a  0.495
2001 Anderson JD, García García P, Hayes D, Henderson KW, Kerr WJ, Moir JH, Fondekar KP. Effect of amine structure and reaction additives on enantioselective deprotonations mediated by homochiral magnesium amide bases Tetrahedron Letters. 42: 7111-7114. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(01)01465-4  0.604
2001 Ellames GJ, Gibson JS, Herbert JM, Kerr WJ, McNeill AH. Deuterium exchange mediated by an iridium-phosphine complex formed in situ Tetrahedron Letters. 42: 6413-6416. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(01)01266-7  0.448
2001 Kerr WJ, McLaughlin M, Pauson PL, Robertson SM. The utility of vinyl ethers and vinyl esters in the Khand reaction. The value of vinyl esters as ethylene equivalents and a modified synthesis of (+)-taylorione as an example Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 630: 104-117. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-328X(01)00891-9  0.583
2001 Kerr WJ, McLaughlin M, Pauson PL. Behaviour of monocomplexed 1,4-diynes in the Khand reaction and use of ethylene equivalent techniques in a convenient route to tritium-labelled methyl jasmonate Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 630: 118-124. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-328X(01)00890-7  0.631
2001 Kennedy AR, Kerr WJ, McLaughlin M, Pauson PL. Key tricyclic synthetic intermediates for the preparation of the sesquiter-penes α- and β-cedrene Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications. 57: 1316-1318.  0.46
2000 Kerr WJ, Lindsay DM, McLaughlin M, Pauson PL. A polymer-supported alkyl methyl sulfide as an efficient promoter of the Khand cyclisation reaction Chemical Communications. 1467-1468. DOI: 10.1039/B004568N  0.588
2000 Henderson KW, Kerr WJ, Moir JH. Enantioselective deprotonation reactions using a novel homochiral magnesium amide base Chemical Communications. 479-480. DOI: 10.1039/B000425L  0.635
2000 Good GM, Kemp MI, Kerr WJ. Facile chromium carbene mediated synthesis of functionalised 5- to 7-ring lactones Tetrahedron Letters. 41: 9323-9326. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(00)01684-1  0.364
2000 Carbery DR, Kerr WJ, Lindsay DM, Scott JS, Watson SP. Preparation and reaction of desymmetrised cobalt alkyne complexes Tetrahedron Letters. 41: 3235-3239. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(00)00356-7  0.425
1999 Henderson KW, Kennedy AR, Kerr WJ, Moran PH. Redetermination of di-μ-bromo-bis[(N,N,N',N'-tetramethylethylenediamine-N,N')lithium] Acta Crystallographica Section C Crystal Structure Communications. 55: IUC9900078. DOI: 10.1107/S0108270199099096  0.499
1999 Kerr WJ, Lindsay DM, Watson SP. Preparation of an amine N-oxide on solid phase: An efficient promoter of the Pauson-Khand reaction Chemical Communications. 2551-2552. DOI: 10.1039/A908267K  0.385
1999 Kerr WJ, McLaughlin M, Pauson PL, Robertson SM. Vinyl esters as ethylene equivalents in the Khand annulation reaction Chemical Communications. 2171-2172. DOI: 10.1039/A906660H  0.564
1999 Armstrong DR, Henderson KW, Kennedy AR, Kerr WJ, Mair FS, Moir JH, Moran PH, Snaith R. Structural studies of the chiral lithium amides [{PhC(H)Me}2NLi] and [PhCH2{PhC(H)Me}NLi·THF] derived from α-methylbenzylamine Journal of the Chemical Society - Dalton Transactions. 4063-4068. DOI: 10.1039/A904725E  0.576
1999 Caldwell JJ, Kerr WJ, McKendry S. Functionalised β-lactones from chromium alkyl(alkoxy)carbene complexes Tetrahedron Letters. 40: 3485-3486. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(99)00430-X  0.347
1998 Clements CJ, Dumoulin D, Hamilton DR, Hudecek M, Kerr WJ, Kiefer M, Moran PH, Pauson PL. Synthesis of Analogues of Methyl Jasmonate using the Formation of Cyclopentenones from Alkyne(hexacarbonyl)dicobalt Complexes Journal of Chemical Research - Part S. 636-637. DOI: 10.1039/A804323J  0.531
1998 Gordon CM, Kiszka M, Dunkin IR, Kerr WJ, Scott JS, Gebicki J. Elucidating the mechanism of the photochemical Pauson-Khand reaction: Matrix photochemistry of phenylacetylenehexacarbonyldicobalt Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 554: 147-154. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-328X(97)00660-8  0.34
1996 Harrity JPA, Heron NM, Kerr WJ, McKendry S, Middlemiss D, Scott JS. Facile Synthesis of Functionalised β-Lactones; Novel Cyclisations of Chromium Carbene Complexes with Propargylic Alcohols Synlett. 1996: 1184-1186. DOI: 10.1055/S-1996-5711  0.302
1996 Kerr WJ, Kirk GG, Middlemiss D. Mild and efficient preparation of alkynepentacarbonyldicobalt complexes containing the chiral (R) -(+) -Glyphos ligand Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 519: 93-101. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-328X(96)06174-8  0.401
1996 Donkervoort JG, Gordon AR, Johnstone C, Kerr WJ, Lange U. Development of modified Pauson-Khand reactions with ethylene and utilisation in the total synthesis of (+)-taylorione Tetrahedron. 52: 7391-7420. DOI: 10.1016/0040-4020(96)00259-1  0.409
1995 Gordon AR, Johnstone C, Kerr WJ. Mild and Efficient N-Oxide Promoted Pauson-Khand Reactions with Ethylene Synlett. 1995: 1083-1084. DOI: 10.1055/S-1995-5169  0.337
1995 Christie SDR, Cosset C, Hamilton DR, Kerr WJ, O'Callaghan JM. Synthesis and reactivity of novel π-allylcyclopentadienyl cobaltolactone complexes Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications. 2051-2052. DOI: 10.1039/C39950002051  0.43
1995 Johnstone C, Kerr WJ, Lange U. Total synthesis of (+)-taylorione utilising modified Pauson-Khand reaction methodology Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications. 457-458. DOI: 10.1039/C39950000457  0.4
1993 Harrity JPA, Kerr WJ, Middlemiss D. Promotion of the chromium carbene dötz annulation reaction under dry state adsorption conditions Tetrahedron Letters. 34: 2995-2998. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(00)60504-X  0.326
1993 Harrity JPA, Kerr WJ, Middlemiss D. Promotion of the chromium carbene Dötz annulation reaction under sonochemical and dry state adsorption conditions Tetrahedron. 49: 5565-5576. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4020(01)87269-0  0.382
1990 Bates RW, Díez-Martín D, Kerr WJ, Knight JG, Ley SV, Sakellaridis A. Assessment of butene-1,4-diols as starting materials for the preparation of π-Allyltricarbonyliron complexes Tetrahedron. 46: 4063-4082. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4020(01)90541-1  0.417
1990 BATES RW, DIEZ-MARTIN D, KERR WJ, KNIGHT JG, LEY SV, SAKELLARIDIS A. ChemInform Abstract: Assessment of Butene-1,4-diols as Starting Materials for the Preparation of π-Allyltricarbonyliron Complexes. Cheminform. 21. DOI: 10.1002/chin.199039280  0.359
1988 Billington DC, Kerr WJ, Pauson PL. Formation and reactivity of trimethylsilylmethyl cyclopentenones Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 341: 181-185. DOI: 10.1016/0022-328X(88)89073-9  0.581
1988 Billington DC, Kerr WJ, Pauson PL, Farnocchi CF. The Khand reaction of some trisubstituted alkenes. Uses of the catalytic version of the reaction Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 356: 213-219. DOI: 10.1016/0022-328X(88)83092-4  0.63
1987 Billington DC, Kerr WJ, Pauson PL. A synthesis of japanese hop ether Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 328: 223-227. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-328X(00)99782-1  0.581
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