Although we are not primarily an organic synthesis group, much of what we do focuses on making new molecules. Occasionally, this means that we have to either develop new synthetic methods or investigate the mechanism of known reactions. Some of our forays into this area are described below.
Collaborative LC Studies
1. E. Voisin, V. E. Williams “Do Catechol Derivatives Electropolymerize?” Macromolecules 2008, 41, 2994-2997.
2. D. Bailey, J. N. Murphy and V. E. Williams “From enolates to anthraquinones.” Can. J. Chem. 2006, 84, 659-666.
3. D. Bailey and V. E. Williams “An efficient synthesis of substituted anthraquinones and naphthoquinones” Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 2511-3.