Independent Publications

  1. “Formation of Ketenimines via the Palladium Catalyzed Decarboxylative π-Allylic Rearrangement of N-Alloc Ynamides” Juliana R. Alexander and Matthew J. Cook* Org. Lett. 201719, 5822–5825. Link
  2. “meso-3,5-Dimethyl Glutaric Anhydride” Matthew J. Cook* e-EROS: Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, 2017, In Press.
  3. “A Hydrosilylation-Hiyama Approach to Highly Functionalized Dienes” Catherine A. McAdam, Mark G. McLaughlin and Matthew J. Cook* Org. Chem. Front. 20152, 510-514. Link. Invited Contribution: to Celebrate Professor Ei-ichi Negishi’s (Nobel Laureate) 80th Birthday.
  4. “Palladium Catalyzed Oxidative Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Ortholactones” Kate L. Baddeley, Qun Cao, Mark J. Muldoon* and Matthew J. Cook* Chem. Eur. J. 201521, 7726-7730.. Link
  5. “Base Mediated Cascade Rearrangements of Aryl Substituted Diallyl Ethers” Jolene P. Reid, Catherine A. McAdam, Adam, J. S. Johnston, Matthew N. Grayson, Jonathan M. Goodman and Matthew J. Cook* J. Org. Chem. 201580, 1472-1498. Link
  6. “MIDA Vinylsilanes: Selective Cross-Couplings and Applications to the Synthesis of Functionalized Stilbenes” Mark G. McLaughlin, Catherine A. McAdam and Matthew J. Cook* Org. Lett. 201517, 10-13. Link
  7. “Silicon-Directed Rhenium Catalyzed Allylic Substitutions with N-Hydroxycarbamates, N-Hydroxysulfonamides and Hydroxamic Acids” Sanjay W. Chavhan, Catherine A. McAdam and Matthew J. Cook* J. Org. Chem. 201479, 11234-11240. Link
  8. “Silicon-Directed Rhenium Catalyzed Allylic Carbaminations and Oxidative Fragmentations of γ-Silyl Allylic Alcohols” Sanjay W. Chanvhan and Matthew J. Cook* Chem. Eur. J. 201420, 4891-4895. Link
  9. “Highly Diastereoselective Hydrosilylations of Allylic Alcohols” Mark. G. McLaughlin and Matthew J. Cook*  Chem. Commun. 201450, 3501-3504. Link    
  10. “NaH Mediated Isomerisation-Allylation Reaction of 1,3-Substituted Propenols” Adam J. S. Johnston, Mark G. McLaughlin, Jolene P. Reid and Matthew J. Cook* Org. Biomol. Chem. 201311, 7662-7666. Link Open Access.
  11. “The Synthesis of Nitriles from Aldehydes and Aqueous Ammonia Catalysed by Copper(II)/TEMPO with Ambient Air as the Oxidant” Laura M. Dornan, Qun Cao, James C. A. Flanagan, James, J. Crawford, Matthew J. Cook* and Mark J. Muldoon* Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 6030 -6032. Link Highlighted in: Org. Proc. Res. Dev. 201317, 994-1001.
  12. “Platinum Catalysed Hydrosilylation of Propargylic Alcohols” Catherine A. McAdam, Mark G. McLaughlin, Adam J. S. Johnston, Jun Chen, Magnus W. Walter and Matthew J. Cook* Org. Biomol. Chem. 201311, 4488 – 4502. Link Open Access.
  13. “Palladium Catalyzed Decarboxylative Rearrangement of N-Alloc Indoles” Jun Chen and Matthew J. Cook* Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 1088-1091. Link
  14. “4-Fluorostyrene” Niall G. McCreanor and Matthew J. Cook* e-EROS: Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis 2012, DOI:10.1002/047084289X.rn01450. Link
  15. “4-Trifluoromethylstyrene” Mark. G. McLaughlin and Matthew J. Cook* e-EROS: Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis 2012, DOI:10.1002/047084289X.rn01451. Link
  16. “The Synthesis of N-Heterocycles via Copper/TEMPO Catalysed Aerobic Oxidation of Amino Alcohols” James C. A. Flanagan, Laura M. Dornan, Mark G. McLaughlin, Niall G. McCreanor, Matthew J. Cook* and Mark J. Muldoon* Green Chem. 2012, 14, 1281. Link Open Access
  17. “Domino Alkene-Isomerization-Claisen Rearrangement Strategy to Substituted Allylsilanes” Mark G. McLaughlin and Matthew J. Cook* J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 2058. Link Highlighted in: Synfacts 2012, 8, 526.
  18. “PtCl2/XPhos: A highly efficient and readily available catalyst for the hydrosilylation of propargylic alcohols”  Mark G. McLaughlin and Matthew J. Cook* Chem. Comm. 2011, 47, 11104-11106. Link

    Graduate and Postdoctoral Publications

  1. “Processes for Preparing 5,7-Diaminopyrazolo[1,5-a] Pyrimidine Compounds” Dennis C. Liotta; James P. Snyder.; Ashutosh S. Jogalekar; Anthony G. M. Barrett; Matthew J. Fuchter; Matthew J. Cook; Sebastian H. B. Kroll. PTC Int. Appl. 2010, WO 2010/069938 A2 20100617. Link
  2. “Ligand Differentiated Complemtary Rh Catalysts for the Enantioselective Desymmetrization of meso Cyclic Anhydrides” Jeffrey B. Johnson, Matthew J. Cook and Tomislav Rovis, Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 3202-3210. Link Invited contribution: for the Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award 2008 to Professor Justin Du Bois.
  3. “Enantioselective Rhodium-Catalyzed Alkylative Desymmetrization of 3,5-Dimethylglutaric Anhydride”  Matthew J. Cook and Tomislav Rovis, Synthesis 2009, 335-338. Link
  4. “Enantioslective Rhodium Catalyzed Desymmetrization of meso-3,5-Dimethyl Glutaric Anhydride: A General Strategy to syn-Polypropionate Synthons” Matthew J. Cook and Tomislav Rovis, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 9302-9303. Link Highlighted in: Chem. & Ind. 2007, (16), 29-30 and Synfacts 2007, 10, 1053. Selected as: “Synfact of the Month” for Oct. 2007 & review of this work was published in Synform 2007, A81.
  5. “Microwave-Assisted, Regioselective, Petasis Olefination of Unsymmetrical Oxalates. Formation of Pyruvate Based Enol Ethers and enamines” Matthew J. Cook, Declan, W. Fleming and Timothy Gallagher, Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 297-300. Link
  6. “Highly Stereoselective Addition of Organozinc Reagents to Pentopyranose Derived Glycals: Effect of Protecting Group and Assignment of C-Glycoside Stereochemistry” Matthew J. Cook, Matthew J. E. Fletcher, Diane Gray, Peter J. Lovell and Timothy Gallagher, Tetrahedron, 2004, 60, 5085-5092. Link