"A General Approach to Intermolecular Carbonylation of Arene C–H Bonds to Ketones through Catalytic Aroyl Triflate Formation"
R. G. Kinney, J. Tjutrins, G. M. Torres, N. J. Liu, O. Kulkarni, B. A. Arndtsen* Nature Chemistry 2018,10, 193-199.

 “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, 3, 314-321.

 “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, 22, 6174-6178.


 “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, 28, 433-438.


 “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.