Publications


Preprints

(34) P. Friederich, G. P. Gomes, R. D. Bin, A. Aspuru-Guzik, D. Balcells “Machine Learning Chemical Reactivity Surrounding Vaska’s Complexes Chemical Space”, submitted, 2019 alt text

• Preprint on ChemRxiv: link to ChemRxiv_v1

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(33) Q. Elliott, G. P. Gomes, C. J. Evoniuk, I. V. Alabugin “Diverting Radical-Anionic C-H Amination to a C-N/C-O Cascade for the Construction of Hydroxyisoindolines from Unprotected Amides”, submitted, 2019

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(32) R. Lee, E. Cagle, B. Bashrum, E. Walters, J. Massey, M. Zanghi, C. Birchfield, D. French, J. Joy, G. P. Gomes, P. A. Wiget “Electronic donation or steric contraction: a spectroscopic and structural analysis of medium-sized constrained rings for potential long-range hyperconjugation”, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84 (16), 9867, doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.9b00979

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(31) G. P. Gomes, A. Wimmer, J. Smith, B. König, I. V. Alabugin “CO2 or SO2: Should it stay, or should it go?”, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84 (10), 6232, doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.9b00503

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(30) A. Hughes, G. P. Gomes, I. V. Alabugin “Stereoelectronic Influence of a “Spectator” Propargylic Substituent Can Override Aromaticity Effects in Radical Peri-cyclizations on Route to Expanded Polyaromatics”, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84 (4), 1853, doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b02779

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(29) G. P. Gomes, A. E. Morrison, G. B. Dudley, I. V. Alabugin, “Optimizing amine-mediated alkyne-allene isomerization to improve benzannulation cascades: synergy between theory and experiments”, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2019, 512, Special Issue: Catalyst Design, doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.201801052

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(28) V. A. Vil’, G. P. Gomes, M. V. Ekimova, K. A. Lyssenko, G. I. Nikishin, I. V. Alabugin, A. O. Terent’ev “Five roads that converge at the cyclic peroxy-Criegee intermediates: BF3 catalyzed synthesis of β-hydroperoxy-β-peroxylactones”, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83 (21), 13427, doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b02218

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(27) G. P. Gomes, Y. D. Loginova, S. Z. Vatsadze, I. V. Alabugin, “Isonitriles as Stereoelectronic Chameleons: The Donor-Acceptor Dichotomy in Radical Additions”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140 (43), 14272, doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b08513

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(Highlighted on: • ACS Axial; • Colorblind Chemist) Preprint on ChemRxiv: link to ChemRxiv_v1


(26) I. V. Alabugin, G. P. Gomes, M. Abdo, “Hyperconjugation”, WIREs Comput. Mol. Sci., 2018;e1389, doi.org/10.1002/wcms.1389

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(25) G. P. Gomes and I. V. Alabugin, Chapter 15: “Stereoelectronic Effects: Analysis by Computational and Theoretical Methods”, Applied Theoretical Organic Chemistry. Editor: Dean Tantillo, Wiley, pp. 451–502, May, 2018, doi:10.1142/9781786344090_0015 link

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(24) Y. A. Yaremenko, G. P. Gomes, P. S. Radulov, R. A. Novikov, V. V. Chernyshev, A. A. Korlyukov, G. I. Nikishin, I. V. Alabugin, A. O. Terent’ev “Ozone-free synthesis of ozonides: Assembling bicyclic structures from 1,5-diketones and hydrogen peroxide”, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83 (8), 4402, doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b00130

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(23) N. P. Tsvetkov, E. Gonzalez-Rodriguez, A. Hughes, G. P. Gomes, F. D. White, I. V. Alabugin “Radical Alkyne Peri-annulations for Synthesis of Functionalized Phenalenes, Benzanthrenes, and Olympicene” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 3651, doi: 10.1002/anie.201712783

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(22) V. A. Vil’, G. P. Gomes, O. V. Bityukov, M. A. Syroeshkin, K. A. Lyssenko, G. I. Nikishin, I. V. Alabugin. A. O. Terent’ev “Interrupted Baeyer-Villiger Rearrangement: Building A Stereoelectronic Trap for the Criegee Intermediate” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 3372, doi: 10.1002/anie.201712651

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(21) K. N. Sedenkova, E. B. Averina, Y. K. Grishin, J. V. Kolodyazhnaya, V. B. Rybakov, T. S. Kuznetsova, A. Hughes, G. P. Gomes, I. V. Alabugin, N. S. Zefirov “Substituent effects on stereoselectivity of dihalocarbene reactions with cyclohexadiene and on the reactivity of bis-dihalocyclopropanes in electrophilic nitrations on route to pyrimidine N-oxides” Org. Biom. Chem., 2017, 15, 9433, doi: 10.1039/C7OB02463K

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(20) C. J. Evoniuk, G. P. Gomes, S. Hill, F. Satoshi, K. Hanson, I. V. Alabugin “Coupling C-H activation with N-H deprotonation: metal-free C(sp3)-H aminations with unprotected anilines” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (45), 16210, doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b07519

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(19) T. Harris, G. P. Gomes, S. Ayad, V. V. Lobodin, K. Hanson, I. V. Alabugin, “Twisted chiral cyclodecynes and remote activation of click reactivity” Chem, 2017, 3 (4), 629, doi: 10.1016/j.chempr.2017.07.011,

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(18) N. H. Park, G. P. Gomes, M. Fevre, G. O. Jones, I. V. Alabugin, J. L. Hedrick “Organocatalyzed Synthesis of Fluorinated Poly(aryl thioethers)” Nature Communications, 2017, 8, 166, doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00186-3; Fig.2: here a collaboration with IBM Research, CA

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(17) E. Juaristi, G. P. Gomes, A. O. Terent’ev, R. Notario, I. V. Alabugin “Stereoelectronic Interactions as a Probe for the Existence of the Intramolecular α-Effect”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (9), 3406, doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b05367

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(16) P. Poonptana, G. P. Gomes, T. Hurrle, K. Chardon, S. Bräse, K-S. Masters, I. V. Alabugin “Formaldehyde-Extruding Homolytic Aromatic Substitution via C->O Transposition: Evolution of a Contaminating Side-Reaction to ‘Traceless-Linker’ access to Congested Biaryl Bonds” Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 9091, doi: 10.1002/chem.201700085

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(15) G. P. Gomes, C. J. Evoniuk, M. Ly, I. V. Alabugin “Changing the path of least resistance, or access to endo-dig products via a sequence of three exo-trig transition states: electronic effects in homoallyic ring expansion cascades of alkenyl isonitriles” Org. Biom. Chem., 2017, 15, 4135, doi: 10.1039/C7OB00527J

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(14) C. J. Evoniuk, G. P. Gomes, M. Ly, F. D. White, I. V. Alabugin “Coupling radical homoallylic expansions with C-C fragmentations for the synthesis of heteroaromatics: Quinolines from reactions of o-alkenylarylisonitriles with aryl, alkyl and perfluoroalkyl radicals” J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82 (8), 4265, doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b00262

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(13) G. P. Gomes, Y. A. Yaremenko, P. S. Radulov, R. A. Novikov, V. V. Chernyshev, A. A. Korlyukov, G. I. Nikishin, A. O. Terent’ev, I. V. Alabugin “Stereoelectronic Control in the Ozone-Free Synthesis of Ozonides “ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 4955, doi: 10.1002/anie.201610699

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(12) G. P. Gomes & I. V. Alabugin “Drawing Catalytic Power from Charge Separation: Stereoelectronic and Zwitterionic Assistance in the Au(I)-Catalyzed Bergman Cyclization” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (9), 3406, doi: 10.1021/jacs.6b11054

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(11) S. Umedu, G. P. Gomes, M. Sakae, T. Yoshinaga, K. Matsumoto, T. Iwata, I. V. Alabugin, M. Shindo “Regioselective One-pot Synthesis of Triptycenes via Triple-Cycloadditions of Arynes to Ynolates” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 56, 1298, doi: 10.1002/anie.201609111

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Featured on Synfacts 2017, 13 (03), 253 “Three Benzynes and the Ynolate”, doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1590046


(10) S. Z. Vatsadze, Y. D. Loginova, G. P. Gomes, I. V. Alabugin, “Stereoelectronic Chameleons: The Donor–Acceptor Dichotomy of Functional Groups” Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 23, 3225, doi: 10.1002/chem.201603491

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(Web of Science’s top 1% Chemistry highly cited papers for Nov/Dec 2017; Frontspiece of Chemistry – A European Journal, doi: 10.1002/chem.201781461


(09) K. Pati, G. P. Gomes, I. V. Alabugin, “Combining Traceless Directing Groups with Hybridization Control of Radical Reactivity: From Skipped Enynes to Defect-Free Hexagonal Frameworks” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 128, 11805, doi: 10.1002/ange.201605799

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(08) T. Harris, G. P. Gomes, R. Clark, I. V. Alabugin, “Domino Fragmentations in Traceless Directing Groups of Radical Cascades: Evidence for the Formation of Alkoxy Radicals via C-O Scission” J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81 (14), 6007, doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b01052

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(07) E. Berry, G. P. Gomes, A. MacLean, J. R. Martin, P. A. Wiget, “Discovery of a new type of Perlin effect in a conformationally constrained oxocane” J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81 (13), 5740, doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00819

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(06) K. Pati, G. P. Gomes, T. Harris, I. V. Alabugin “Fused Catechol Ethers from Gold (I)-Catalyzed Intramolecular Reaction of Propargyl Ethers with Acetals” Org. Lett., 2016, 18 (5), 928, doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b03522

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(05) G. P. Gomes, V. A. Vil’, A. Terent’ev and I. Alabugin, “Stereoelectronic source of the anomalous stability of bis- peroxides”, Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 6783, doi: 10.1039/C5SC02402A.

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(04) K. Pati, C. Michas, D. Allenger, I. Piskun, P. Spiro Coutros, G. P. Gomes, I. V Alabugin “Synthesis of Functionalized Phenanthrenes via Regioselective Oxidative Radical Cyclization.” J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80 (23), 11706, doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b01014

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(03) E. Stoyanov and G. P. Gomes “Tert-Butyl Carbocation in Condensed Phases: Stabilization via Hyperconjugation, Polarization and Hydrogen Bonding.” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2015, 119, 8619, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpca.5b04657

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(02) K. Pati, G. P. Gomes, T. Harris, A. Hughes, H. Phan, T. Banerjee, K. Hanson, Igor V. Alabugin “Traceless Directing Groups in Radical Cascades: From Oligoalkynes to Fused Helicenes without Tethered Initiators” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 137, 1165; doi: 10.1021/ja510563d

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(01) Alabugin, I. V., Bresch S., Gomes, G. P., “Orbital Hybridization: a Key Electronic Factor in Control of Structure and Reactivity”, J. Phys. Org. Chem., 2014, 28, 147, doi: 10.1002/poc.3382.

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PhD dissertation

G. P. Gomes “Controlling chemical reactivity with stereoelectronic effects.” Ann Arbor: The Florida State University; 2018. 326 p. link