“Second-Order Biomimicry: In Situ Oxidative Self-Processing Converts Copper(I)/Diamine Precursor into a Highly Active Aerobic Oxidation Catalyst”
S.D. McCann, J.P. Lumb*, B. A. Arndtsen*, S.S. Stahl* ACS Central Science 2017, Just Accepted

 “Development and Cycloaddition Reactivity of a New Class of Pyridine-Based Mesoionic 1,3-Dipole”
H. Erguven, D.C. Leitch, E.N. Keyzer, B. A. Arndtsen* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, Just Accepted


 “Thieme Chemistry Journals Awardees – Where Are They Now? Phospha-Münchnone 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition with Alkenes: A One-Pot Approach to 2-Pyrrolines from Imines, Acid Chlorides and Alkenes" 
V. Jackiewicz, B. A. Arndtsen* Synlett 2016, Just Accepted


 “Palladium-Catalyzed, Multicomponent Approach to β-Lactams via Aryl Halide Carbonylation"
G. M. Torres, M. D.L.H. Macias, J.S. Quesnel, O.P. Williams, V. Yempally*, A.A. Bengali*, B. A. Arndtsen*
J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 12106-12115.


 “A palladium-catalyzed synthesis of (hetero)aryl-substituted imidazoles from aryl halides, imines and carbon monoxide”
J. Tjutrins, B. A. Arndtsen* Chem. Sci. 2016, 8, 1002-1007.


 “Simple Copper Catalysts for the Aerobic Oxidation of Amines: Selectivity Control by the Counterion”
B. Xu, E. M. Hartigan, G. Feula, B. A. Arndtsen* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 128, 16034-16038.


 “Multicomponent Coupling Approach to Cross-Conjugated Polymers from Vanillin-Based Monomers”
L. V. Kayser, E. M. Hartigan, B. A. Arndtsen* ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2016, 4, 6263-6267.
 “Palladium Catalyzed, Multicomponent Synthesis of Fused-Ring Pyrroles from Aryl Iodides, Carbon Monoxide, and Alkyne-Tethered Imines"
N. Firoozi, G. M. Torres, B. A. Arndtsen* J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 11145-11152.


 “Mechanism of the Palladium-Catalyzed Synthesis of Münchnones: The Role of Ligands in N-Acyl Iminium Salt Carbonylation"
J. Tjutrins, R. Dhawan, Y. Lu, B. A. Arndtsen* Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 15945-15954.


 “Computational Study of the Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylative Synthesis of Aromatic Acid Chlorides: The Synergistic Effect of PtBu3 and CO on Reductive Elimination"
J. S. Quesnel, S. Moncho, K. E. I. Ylijoki, G. M. Torres, E. N. Brothers*, A. A. Bengali*, B. A. Arndtsen*
Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 15107-15118.


 “Metal-Free, Multicomponent Synthesis of Pyrrole-Based π-Conjugated Polymers from Imines, Acid Chlorides, and Alkynes”
L. V. Kayser, M. Vollmer, M. Welnhofer, H. Krikcziokat, K. Meerholz, B. A. Arndtsen* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 10516-10521

 “From Aryl Iodides to 1,3-Dipoles: Design and Mechanism of a Palladium Catalyzed Multicomponent Synthesis of Pyrroles"
G. M. Torres, J. S. Quesnel, D. Bijou, B. A. Arndtsen* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 7315–7324.



 “A Flexible Approach to Pd-Catalyzed Carbonylations via Aroyl Dimethylaminopyridinium Salts”
J. S. Quesnel, A. Fabrikant, B. A. Arndtsen* Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 295-300.



 “An Electrophilic Approach to the Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylative C-H Functionalization of Heterocycles”
J. Tjutrins, B. A. Arndtsen* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 12050.



 “A Nickel-Based, Tandem Catalytic Approach to Isoindolinones from Imines, Aryl Iodides, and CO”
J. Tjutrins, J. L. Shao, V. Yempally, A. A. Bengali*, B. A. Arndtsen* Organometallics 2015, 34, 1802.


 “A Palladium-Catalysed Multicomponent Coupling Approach to conjugated poly(1,3-dipoles) and Polyheterocycles”
D. C. Leitch, L. V. Kayser, Z.-Y. Han, A. R. Siamaki, E. N. Keyzer, A. Gefen, B. A. Arndtsen* Nat. Commun. 2015, 6, 7411.


 “Acid Chloride Synthesis by the Palladium-Catalyzed Chlorocarbonylation of Aryl Bromides”
J. S. Quesnel, L. V. Kayser, A. Fabrikant, B. A. Arndtsen* Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 9550.


 “Multicomponent Synthesis of Substituted and Fused-Ring Imidazoles via Phospha-münchnone Cycloaddition”
S. Aly, M. Romashko, B. A. Arndtsen* J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 2709.


 A TEMPO-free Copper Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols
Xu, B.; Lumb, J.P.; Arndtsen, B. A. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 4208.


Chiral Phosphorus-Based 1,3-Dipoles: A Modular Approach to Enantioselective 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition and Polycyclic 2-Pyrroline Synthesis
Morin, M. S. T.; Arndtsen, B. A. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 1056.


Palladium-Catalyzed Stille-Type Coupling of N-Acyl Iminium Ions with Distannanes: A Multicomponent Synthesis of α-Amidostannanes
Xu, B.; Arndtsen, B. A. ACS Catal. 2014, 4, 843.


Oxidative Addition of Haloalkanes to Metal Centers: A Mechanistic Investigation
Yempally, V.; Moncho S.; Muhammad S.; Brothers E.N.; Arndtsen, B. A.; Bengali A. A. Organometallics 2014, 33, 3591.



A Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylation Approach to Acid Chloride Synthesis
Quesnel, J. S.; Arndtsen, B. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 16841.


Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Multicomponent Coupling Reactions with Imines and Carbon Monoxide
Ve, J. S.; Arndtsen, B. A. Pure Appl. Chem. 2013, 85, 377.
 
Modular Mesoionics: Understanding and Controlling Regioselectivity in 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions of Münchnone Derivatives
Morin, M. S. T.; St-Cyr, D. J.; Arndtsen, B. A.; Krenske, E. H.; Houk, K. N. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 17349.



Phosphonite Mediated 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition: a Route to Polycyclic 2-Pyrrolines from Imines, Acid Chlorides and Alkenes
Morin, M. S. T.; Aly, S.; Arndtsen, B. A. Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 883.



Palladium-Catalyzed Multicomponent Synthesis of 2-Imidazolines from Imines and Acid Chlorides
Xu, B.; Worrall, K.; Arndtsen, B. A. Molecules 2012, 17, 13759.



Copper-Catalyzed Petasis-Type Reaction: A General Route to α-Substituted Amides From Imines, Acid Chlorides, and Organoboron Reagents
Morin, M. S. T.; Lu, Y.; Black, D. A.; Arndtsen, B. A. J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 2013.



A Palladium-Patalyzed Multicomponent Synthesis of Imidazolinium Salts and Imidazolines from Imines, Acid Chlorides, and Carbon Monoxide
Worrall, K.; Xu, B.; Bontemps, S.; Arndtsen, B. A. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 170.



Synthesis of Neutral Nickel-Methyl Complexes with Monodentate Imines and their Sequential Insertion of Carbon Monoxide and Imine
Stafford, C.; Arndtsen, B. A. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2011, 369, 231.


A Palladium-Catalyzed Multicomponent Coupling Approach to π-Conjugated Oligomers: Assembling Imidazole-Based Materials from Imines and Acyl Chlorides
Siamaki, A. R.; Sakalauskas, M.; Arndtsen, B. A. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 6552.


Comparison of Imine to Olefin Insertion Reactions: Generation of Five- and Six-Membered Lactams via a Nickel-Mediated CO, Olefin, CO, Imine Insertion Cascade
Davis, J. L.; Arndtsen, B. A. Organometallics 2011, 30, 1896.



Palladium-Catalyzed Aryl Iodide Carbonylation as a Route to Imidazoline Synthesis: Design of a Five-Component Coupling Reaction
Bontemps, S.; Quesnel, J. S.; Worrall, K.; Arndtsen, B. A. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 8948.



Phospha-Münchnones: Electronic Structures and 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions
St.-Cyr, D. J.; Morin, M. S. T.; Belanger-Gariepy, F.; Arndtsen, B. A.; Krenske, E. H.; Houk, K. N. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 4261.



Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons Reagents as Azomethine Ylide Analogues: Pyrrole Synthesis via (3 + 2) Cycloaddition
Morin, M. S. T.; St-Cyr, D. J.; Arndtsen, B. A. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 4916.



Copper-Catalyzed Multicomponent Coupling of Organoindium Reagents with Nitrogen-Containing Aromatic Heterocycles
Beveridge, R. E.; Black, D. A.; Arndtsen, B. A. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 3650.
 
A Direct, Copper-Catalyzed Functionalization of Pyridines with Alkynes
Beveridge, R. E.; Arndtsen, B. A. Synthesis 2010, 1000.



Hydrogen-Bonding Asymmetric Metal Catalysis with α-Amino Acids: A Simple and Tunable Approach to High Enantioinduction
Lu, Y.; Johnstone, T. C.; Arndtsen, B. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 11284.



A Direct Phosphine-Mediated Synthesis of Pyrroles from Acid Chlorides and α,β-Unsaturated Imines
Lu, Y.; Arndtsen, B. A. Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 1369.



Metal-Catalyzed One-Step Synthesis: Towards Direct Alternatives to Multistep Heterocycle and Amino Acid Derivative Formation
Arndtsen, B. A. Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 302.

Palladium Catalyzed Synthesis of Münchnones from α-Amidoethers: a Mild Route to Pyrroles
Lu, Y.; Arndtsen, B. A. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 5430.


Cyclic 1,3-Dipoles or Acyclic Phosphonium Ylides? Electronic Characterization of "Montrealones"
Krenske, E. H.; Houk, K. N.; Arndtsen, B. A.; St. Cyr, D. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 10052.



Copper-Catalyzed Coupling of Pyridines and Quinolines with Alkynes: A One-Step, Asymmetric Route to Functionalized Heterocycles
Black, D. A.; Beveridge, R. E.; Arndtsen, B. A. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 1906.



Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylative Cross-Coupling with Imines: A Multicomponent Synthesis of Imidazolones
Siamaki, A. R.; Black, D. A.; Arndtsen, B. A. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 1135.


A New Use of Wittig-Type Reagents as 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Precursors and in Pyrrole Synthesis
St. Cyr, D. J.; Arndtsen, B. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 12366.



Activation of Carbon-Oxygen Bonds by Palladium: Toward a Mild, Catalytic Approach to α-Amino Acid Derivatives
Lu, Y.; Arndtsen, B. A. Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 4395.


Direct Synthesis of Pyrroles from Imines, Alkynes, and Acid Chlorides: an Isocyanide-Mediated Reaction
St. Cyr, D. J.; Martin, N.; Arndtsen, B. A. Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 449.


A Direct, One Step Synthesis of Imidazoles from Imines and Acid Chlorides: A Palladium Catalyzed Multicomponent Coupling Approach
Siamaki, A. R.; Arndtsen, B. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 6050.


Direct, Palladium-Catalyzed, Multicomponent Synthesis of β-Lactams from Imines, Acid Chloride, and Carbon Monoxide
Dhawan, R.; Dghaym, R. D.; St. Cyr, D. J.; Arndtsen, B. A. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 3927.


General Approach to the Coupling of Organoindium Reagents with Imines via Copper Catalysis
Black, D. A.; Arndtsen, B. A. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 1991.


Metal Catalyzed Multicomponent Syntheses of Secondary Propargylamides and Oxazoles from Silylimines, Acid Chlorides, and Alkynes
Black, D. A.; Arndtsen, B. A. Tetrahedron 2005, 61, 11317.


Copper-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Imines, Acid Chlorides, and Organostannanes: A Multicomponent Synthesis of α-Substituted Amides
Black, D. A.; Arndtsen, B. A. J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 5133.


Synthesis of a Library of Chiral α-Amino Acid-Based Borate Counteranions and their Application to Copper Catalyzed Olefin Cyclopropanation
Llewellyn, D. B.; Arndtsen, B. A. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2005, 16, 1789.


Palladium-Catalyzed Multicomponent Coupling of Alkynes, Imines, and Acid Chlorides: A Direct and Modular Approach to Pyrrole Synthesis
Dhawan, R.; Arndtsen, B. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 468.
Copper-Catalyzed Coupling of Imines, Acid Chlorides, and Alkynes: A Multicomponent Route to Propargylamides
Black, D. A.; Arndtsen, B. A. Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 1107.


The Use of Imines in Stille-type cross-coupling reactions: A multicomponent synthesis of α-substituted amides
Davis, J. L.; Dhawan, R.; Arndtsen, B. A. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 590.


Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of a New Class of Amino Acid-Based Chiral Borate Counteranions
Llewellyn, D. B.; Arndtsen, B. A. Organometallics 2004, 23, 2838.


The development of a catalytic synthesis of Münchnones: a simple four-component coupling approach to α-amino acid derivatives
Dhawan, R.; Dghaym, R. D.; Arndtsen, B. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 1474.


The Use of a Chiral Borate Counteranion as a 1H NMR Shift Reagent for Cationic Copper(I) Complexes
Llewellyn, D. B.; Arndtsen, B. A. Can. J. Chem. 2003, 81, 1280.

The Use of Carbon Monoxide and Imines as Peptide Derivative Synthons: a Facile Palladium-Catalyzed Synthesis of α-Amino acid Derived Imidazolines
Dghaym, R. D.; Dhawan, R.; Arndtsen, B. A. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 3228.



Insertion of Imines and Carbon Monoxide into Manganese-Alkyl Bonds: Synthesis and Structure of a Manganese-α-Amino Acid Derivative
Lafrance, D.; Davis, J. L.; Dhawan, R.; Arndtsen, B. A. Organometallics 2001, 20, 1128.


A Novel Example of Chiral Counteranion Induced Enantioselective Metal Catalysis: the Importance of Ion-Pairing in Copper-Catalyzed Olefin Aziridination and Cyclopropanation
Llewellyn, D. B.; Adamson, D.; Arndtsen, B. A. Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 4165.
 
Sequential Insertion of Carbon Monoxide and Imines into Nickel-Methyl Bonds: A New Route to Imine Hydroacylation
Davis, J. L.; Arndtsen, B. A. Organometallics 2000, 19, 4657.
 
Novel Coupling of Two Mechanistically Distinct Polymerizations on a Single Metal Center: Palladium-Mediated Synthesis of Poly(norbornene)-Poly(THF) Block Copolymers
Lim, N. K.; Arndtsen, B. A. Macromolecules 2000, 33, 2305.


Ring-Opening Polymerization of Heterocycles with Palladium Insertion Catalysts: Observation of a Multifunctional Polymerization Initiator
Lim, N. K.; Yaccato, K. J.; Dghaym, R. D.; Arndtsen, B. A. Organometallics 1999, 18, 3953.
 
The Novel Insertion of Imines into a Late-Metal-Carbon σ-Bond: Developing a Palladium-Mediated Route to Polypeptides
Dghaym, R. D.; Yaccato, K. J.; Arndtsen, B. A. Organometallics 1998, 17, 4.