Publications


47. C−F Bond Insertion: An Emerging Strategy for Constructing Fluorinated Molecules
A. Garg, A. Haswell, M. N. Hopkinson*
Chem. Eur. J. 2024, 30, e202304229.

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46. Catalyst-Free Trifluoromethoxylation of Silyl Enol Ethers and Allyl Silanes with Bis(trifluoromethyl)peroxide
L. M. Maas, C. Fasting, P. Voßnacker, N. Limberg, P. Golz, C. Müller, S. Riedel,* M. N. Hopkinson*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2024, 63, e202317770.

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45. Deoxygenative Perfluoroalkylthiolation of Carboxylic Acids with Benzothiazolium Reagents
A. Haswell, M. Tironi, H. Wang, M. N. Hopkinson*
J. Fluorine Chem. 2024, 273, 110231.
(Part of the Special Issue honouring Prof. Dr. Beate Koksch, Freie Universität Berlin – Recipient of the 2021 American Chemical Society Award for Creative Work in Fluorine Chemistry; Editor: J. Thrasher).

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44. Formal Insertion of Alkenes Into C(sp3)−F Bonds Mediated by Fluorine-Hydrogen Bonding
A. Garg, N. J. Gerwien, C. Fasting, A. Charlton, M. N. Hopkinson*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 62, e202302860.
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43. A (TD-)DFT Study on Photo-NHC-Catalysis: Photoenolization/Diels-Alder Reaction of Acid Fluorides Catalyzed by N-Heterocyclic Carbenes
A. Mavroskoufis, M. Lohani, M. Weber, M. N. Hopkinson,* J. P. Götze*
Chem. Sci. 2023, 14, 4027-4037.

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42. Silver-Catalyzed Nucleophilic Deoxydifluoromethylthiolation of Activated Aliphatic Alcohols with BT-SCF2H
M. Tironi, M. N. Hopkinson*
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2022, e202101557.

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41. Activation of Tetrahydrofuran with 2-((Fluoroalkyl)thio)Benzothiazolium Reagents
L. M. Maas, J. R. Schmid, C. Fasting, P. Voßnacker, A. Mavroskoufis, M. N. Hopkinson*
Tetrahedron 2021, 101, 132512.
(Part of the article collection “Fluorine and Chalcogens”; Guest Editors: E. Magnier & G. Dagousset).

TOC THF Opening Tetrahedron
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40. Norrish Type II Reactions of Acyl Azolium Salts
A. Mavroskoufis, A. Rieck, M. N. Hopkinson*
Tetrahedron 2021, 100, 132497.
(Part of the article collection “System-Oriented Development of Organocatalysis”; Guest Editor: H. Ohmiya)

Norrish Type II Reactions of Acyl Azolium Salts
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39. Deoxygenative Nucleophilic Difluoromethylselenylation of Carboxylic Acids and Alcohols with BT-SeCF2H
M. Tironi, S. Dix, M. N. Hopkinson*
Org. Chem. Front. 2021, 8, 6026-6031.

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38. Recent advances in the chemistry and applications of N-heterocyclic carbenes
P. Bellotti, M. Koy, M. N. Hopkinson,* F. Glorius*
Nat. Rev. Chem. 2021, 5, 711-725.

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37. Radical C-H Trifluoromethoxylation of (Hetero)arenes with Bis(trifluoromethyl)peroxide
S. Dix, P. Golz, J. R. Schmid, S. Riedel,* M. N. Hopkinson*
Chem. Eur. J. 2021, 27, 11554-11558.
(Hot Paper)

Radical C-H Trifluoromethoxylation of (Hetero)arenes with Bis(trifluoromethyl)peroxide
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36. Benzothiazolium Salts as Reagents for the Deoxygenative Perfluoroalkylthiolation of Alcohols
A. Ariamajd,† N. J. Gerwien,† B. Schwabe, S. Dix, M. N. Hopkinson*
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2021, 17, 83-88.
(Part of the thematic issue “Organo-fluorine chemistry V”; Guest Editor: D. O’Hagan)

Benzothiazolium Salts as Reagents for the Deoxygenative Perfluoroalkylthiolation of Alcohols
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35. Deoxygenative Tri- and Difluoromethylthiolation of Carboxylic Acids with Benzothiazolium Reagents
M. Tironi,† L. M. Maas,† A. Garg, S. Dix, J. P. Götze, M. N. Hopkinson*
Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 8925-8930.

Deoxygenative Tri- and Difluoromethylthiolation of Carboxylic Acids with Benzothiazolium Reagents
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34. Photo-NHC Catalysis: Accessing Ketone Photochemistry with Carboxylic Acid Derivatives
M. N. Hopkinson,* A. Mavroskoufis
Synlett 2021, 32, 95-101.

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33. Light-Promoted Organocatalysis with N-Heterocyclic Carbenes
A. Mavroskoufis, M. Jakob, M. N. Hopkinson*
ChemPhotoChem 2020, 4, 5147-5153.

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32. Synthesis of Trifluoromethylthiolated Alkenes and Alkynes
M. N. Hopkinson
In Emerging Fluorinated Motifs: Synthesis, Properties and Applications (Eds. D. Cahard, J.-A. Ma); Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, 2020, Volume 2, Chapter 14.

Emerging Fluorinated Motifs: Synthesis, Properties and Applications
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31. N-Heterocyclic Carbene Catalyzed Photoenolization/Diels-Alder Reaction of Acid Fluorides
A. Mavroskoufis, K. Rajes, P. Golz, A. Agrawal, V. Ruß, J. P. Götze, M. N. Hopkinson*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 3190-3194; Angew. Chem. 2020, 132, 3216-3220.

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30. Deoxytrifluoromethylthiolation and Selenylation of Alcohols by using Benzothiazolium Reagents
S. Dix, M. Jakob, M. N. Hopkinson*
Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 7635-7639.

Deoxytrifluoromethylthiolation and Selenylation of Alcohols using Benzothiazolium Reagents
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29. An Overview of NHCs
M. N. Hopkinson, F. Glorius
In N-Heterocyclic Carbenes in Organocatalysis (Ed. A. T. Biju); Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, 2019, Chapter 1, p. 1-36.

N-Heterocyclic Carbenes in Organocatalysis
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28. Gold in Photocatalysis
S. Dix, M. N. Hopkinson
In Science of Synthesis: Photocatalysis in Organic Synthesis (Ed. B. König); Thieme: Stuttgart, (2018), Chapter 9.

Photocatalysis in Organic Synthesis
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27. A Radical Revolution for Trifluoromethoxylation
B. Sahoo, M. N. Hopkinson*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 7942-7944; Angew. Chem. 2018, 130, 8070-8072.

A Radical Revolution for Trifluoromethoxylation
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26. Diverse Visible-Light-Promoted Functionalizations of Benzotriazoles Inspired by Mechanism-Based Luminescence Screening
M. Teders, A. Gómez-Suárez, L. Pitzer, M. N. Hopkinson, F. Glorius*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 902-906; Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 921-925.
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25. Merging Visible Light Photoredox and Gold Catalysis
M. N. Hopkinson,* A. Tlahuext-Aca, F. Glorius*
Acc. Chem. Res. 2016, 49, 2261-2272.
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24. Oxidative Addition to Gold(I) by Photoredox Catalysis: Straightforward Access to Diverse (C,N)-Cyclometalated Gold(III) Complexes
A. Tlahuext-Aca, M. N. Hopkinson, C. G. Daniliuc, F. Glorius*
Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 11587-11592.
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23. Mild Metal-Catalyzed C–H Activation: Examples and Concepts
T. Gensch, M. N. Hopkinson, F. Glorius,* J. Wencel-Delord*
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2016, 45, 2900-2936.
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22. Accelerated Discovery in Photocatalysis using a Mechanism-based Screening Method
M. N. Hopkinson, A. Gómez-Suárez, M. Teders, B. Sahoo, F. Glorius*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 4361-4366; Angew. Chem. 2016, 128, 4434-4439.
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21. Alkyne Difunctionalization by Dual Gold/Photoredox Catalysis
A. Tlahuext-Aca, M. N. Hopkinson,† R. A. Garza-Sanchez,† F. Glorius*
Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 5909-5913.
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20. Visible Light-Promoted Trifluoromethylthiolation of Styrenes via Dual Photoredox/Halide Catalysis
R. Honeker,† R. A. Garza-Sanchez,† M. N. Hopkinson,* F. Glorius*
Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 4395-4399.
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19. Dual Gold/Photoredox-Catalyzed C(sp)−H Arylation of Terminal Alkynes with Diazonium Salts
A. Tlahuext-Aca,† M. N. Hopkinson,† B. Sahoo, F. Glorius*
Chem. Sci. 2015, 7, 89-93.
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18. External-Photocatalyst-Free Visible-Light-Mediated Synthesis of Indolizines
B. Sahoo,† M. N. Hopkinson,† F. Glorius*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 15545-15549; Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 15766-15770.
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17. Dual Photoredox and Gold Catalysis: Intermolecular Multicomponent Oxyarylation of Alkenes
M. N. Hopkinson, B. Sahoo, F. Glorius*
Adv. Synth. Catal. 2014, 356, 2794-2800.
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16. An Overview of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes
M. N. Hopkinson, C. Richter, M. Schedler, F. Glorius*
Nature 2014, 510, 485-496.
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15. Using Rh(III)-Catalyzed C−H Activation as a Tool for the Selective Functionalization of Ketone-Containing Molecules
M. Boultadakis-Arapinis, M. N. Hopkinson, F. Glorius*
Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 1630-1633.
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14. Dual Catalysis sees the Light: Combining Photoredox with Organo-, Acid and Transition Metal Catalysis
M. N. Hopkinson,† B. Sahoo,† J.-L. Li, F. Glorius*
Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 3874-3886.
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13. Combining Gold and Photoredox Catalysis: Visible Light-Mediated Oxy- and Aminoarylation of Alkenes
B. Sahoo, M. N. Hopkinson, F. Glorius*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 5505-5508.
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12. Beyond Directing Groups: Transition Metal-Catalyzed C–H Activation of Simple Arenes
N. Kuhl, M. N. Hopkinson, J. Wencel-Delord, F. Glorius*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 10236-10254; Angew. Chem. 2012, 124, 10382-10401.
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11. Selective Rh(III)-Catalyzed Cross-Dehydrogenative Coupling of Furan and Thiophene Derivatives
N. Kuhl, M. N. Hopkinson, F. Glorius*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 8230-8234; Angew. Chem. 2012, 124, 8354-8358.
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10. Metal-Free Oxidative Fluorination of Phenols with [18F]Fluoride
Z. Gao, Y. H. Lim, M. Tredwell, L. Li, S. Verhoog, M. Hopkinson, W. Kaluza, T. L. Collier, J. Passchier, M. Huiban, V. Gouverneur*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 6733-6737; Angew. Chem. 2012, 124, 6837-6841.
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9. Gold-Catalyzed Coupling Reactions
M. N. Hopkinson, V. Gouverneur
Science of Synthesis Knowledge Updates; Thieme: Stuttgart, (2011), Vol. 2011/2, Section 3.6.13, p101.
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8. AuI/AuIII Catalysis: An Alternative Approach for C−C Oxidative Coupling
M. N. Hopkinson,* A. D. Gee, V. Gouverneur*
Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 8248-8262.
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7. Palladium-Catalyzed Allylic Fluorination
C. Hollingworth, A. Hazari, M. N. Hopkinson, M. Tredwell, E. Benedetto, M. Huiban, A. D. Gee, J. M. Brown,* V. Gouverneur*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 2613-2617; Angew. Chem. 2011, 123, 2661-2665.
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6. Convergent 18F Radiosynthesis: A New Dimension for Radiolabelling
L. Li, M. N. Hopkinson, R. Leuma Yona, R. Bejot, A. D. Gee, V. Gouverneur*
Chem. Sci. 2011, 2, 123-131.
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5. Gold Catalysis and Fluorine
M. N. Hopkinson, A. D. Gee, V. Gouverneur*
Isr. J. Chem. 2010, 50, 675-690.
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4. Gold-Catalyzed Cascade Cyclization-Oxidative Alkynylation of Allenoates
M. N. Hopkinson, J. E. Ross, G. T. Giuffredi, A. D. Gee, V. Gouverneur*
Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 4904-4907.
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3. Gold-Catalyzed Diastereoselective Synthesis of α-Fluoroenones from Propargyl Acetates
M. N. Hopkinson, G. T. Giuffredi, A. D. Gee, V. Gouverneur*
Synlett 2010, 2737-2742.
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2. Gold-Catalyzed Intramolecular Oxidative Cross-Coupling of Non-Activated Arenes
M. N. Hopkinson, A. Tessier, A. Salisbury, G. T. Giuffredi, L. E. Combettes, A. D. Gee, V. Gouverneur*
Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 4739-4743.
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1. Diastereoselective Fluorination of Silylated 1,2-Oxazines to Access Fluorinated N,O-Heterocycles
Y.-h. Lam, M. N. Hopkinson, S. J. Stanway, V. Gouverneur*
Synlett 2007, 3022-3026.
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