Jeffrey H. Byers
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Bicentennial Hall 551
(802) 443-5207
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* denotes Middlebury College student co-author

"Radical Aromatic Substitution with Benzene Chromiumtricarbonyl" Byers, J. H.*; Neale, N. R.*; Alexander, J. B.* Gangemi, S. P.* Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 7903-7905.

"The Radical Addition of Dimethyl 2-Ethynylcyclopropane-1,1-dicarboxylate to Electron-Rich Olefins" Byers, J. H.; Goff, P. H.*; Janson, N. J.*; Mazzotta, M. G.*; Swigor, J. E. Synthetic Commun. 2007, 37, 1865-1871.

"Radical Additions to (n6-Styrene) Chromium Tricarbonyl" Byers, J. H.; Janson, N. J.* Organic Lett. 2006, 8, 3453.

"Thiocarbonyldiimidazole" Byers, J.H. Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, L. A. Paquette, Ed. Wiley, 2006.

"Radical Reactions Mediated by Cyclobutadieneiron Tricarbonyl" Byers, J. H.; Sontum, S. F.; Dimitrova, T. S.*; Huque, S.*; Zhang, Y.*; Zegarelli, B. M.*; Jasinski, J. P; Butcher, R. P. Organometallics 2006, 25, 3787.

"Tandem Radical-Electrophilic Annulations to Pyrrole" Byers, J. H.; DeWitt, A.*; Nasveschuk, C. G.*; Swigor, J. E. Tetrahedron Lett., 2004, 45, 6587-6590.

"A One-step Radical Synthesis of Pyrrol-2-Acetic Acids" Byers, J. H.; Duff, M. P.*; Woo, G. W.*, Tetrahedron Lett., 2003, 44, 6853-6855 .

"Syntheses of 3-Acylindoles via the Alkylation of the Dianion of 3-Acetylindole" Byers, J. H.; Zhang, Y.* Heterocycles, 2002, 57, 1293-1297.

"Tandem Radical Addition Reactions to Substituted indoles Under Atom-Transfer and Oxidative Conditions" Byers, J. H.; Kosterlitz, J. A.*; Steinberg, P. A.* Comptes Rendus de L'Academie Des Sciences - Serie II c - Chimie, 2001, 4, 471.

"Atom Transfer Reactions" Byers, J. H. in Radicals in Organic Synthesis, M. P. Sibi and P. Renaud, eds. Wiley-VCH, 2001.

Book Review by Byers, J. H.: "General Aspects of Free Radical Chemistry", Z. B. Alfassi, ed. in J. Chem. Ed., 2000, 77, 565.

"Radical Aromatic Substitution via Atom-Transfer Addition"; Byers, J. H.; Campbell, J. E.*; Knapp, F. H.*; Thissell, J. G.* Tetrahedron Lett., 1999, 40, 2677.

"Radical Lactonizations at Anomalously High Concentrations"; Byers, J. H.; Shaughnessy, E. I.*; Mackie, T. N.* Heterocycles, 1998, 48, 2071.

"A Novel Radical-Based Synthesis of Valerolactones"; Byers, J. H.; O'Leary, B. M.*; Zraly, M. A.* Synthetic Commun., 1996, 26, 4039.

"Addition of a Sulfur-Stabilized Radical to Electron-Deficient Alkenes via Phenyl Selenide Transfer"; Byers, J. H.; Whitehead, C.C.*; Duff, M. E.* Tetrahedron Lett. 1996, 37, 2743.

"The Synthesis of Geminal Diphosphonates via Phenyl Selenide Transfer"; Byers, J. H.; Thissell, J. G.*; Thomas, M. A.* Tetrahedron Lett. 1995, 36, 6403-6406.

"The Photochemical Disproportionation of Dialkyl 2,2-Di(phenylseleno) Malonate"; Byers, J. H.; Thissell, J. S.* Synthetic Commun. 1995, 25, 21-26.

"Diphenyl Diselenide" Byers, J. H. Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. Paquette, L., Ed.

"Diphenyl Disulfide" Byers, J. H. Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. Paquette, L., Ed.

"Radical Addition Reactions of 2-Phenylselenopropanedioates to Alkenes and Alkynes"; Byers, J. H.; Lane, G. C.* J. Org. Chem. 1993, 58, 3355-3360.

"Radical Addition of Varied Functionality via Phenylselenenyl Transfer"; Byers, J. H.; Harper, B. C.* Tetrahedron Lett. 1992, 6953-6954.

"Hexenyl Radical Cyclization via Phenyl Selenide Transfer"; Byers, J. H.; Gleason, T. G.*; Knight, K. S.* Chem. Commun. 1991, 355-357.

"A Convenient Preparation of O-Acyl Formaldehyde Cyanohydrins"; Byers, J. H.; Baran, R. C.*; Craig, M. E*; Jackman, J. T.* Org. Prep. and Proc., Int. 1991, 373.

"The Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidation of 2-Vinylnaphthalene: A Microscale Organic Experiment"; Byers, J. H.; Ashfaq, A. A.*; Morse, W.* J. Chem. Ed. 1990, 67, 341-342.

"Radical Addition of Diethyl (2-Phenylseleno)propanedioate to Olefins"; Byers, J. H.; Lane, G. C.* Tetrahedron Lett. 1990, 5697-5701.

"An Improved Preparation of Gamma-Keto Cyclobutanones"; Kaydos, J.; Byers, J. H.; Spencer, T. A. J. Org. Chem. 1989, 54, 4698-4700.

"A Free-Radical Addition-Fragmentation Reaction for the preparation of Vinyl Sulfones and Phosphine Oxides"; Keck, G. E.; Byers, J. H.; Tafesh, A. M. J. Org. Chem. 1988, 53, 1127-1128.

"A New One Electron Carbon-Carbon Bond Forming Reaction: Separation of the Chain Propagation Steps in Free-Radical Allylation"; Keck, G. E.; Byers, J. H. J. Org. Chem. 1985, 50, 5442.

"A Novel 1,4 Cyclohexanone Annulation." Byers, J. H.; Spencer, T. A. Tetrahedron Lett. 1985, 713-716.

"Improved Preparation and New Reactions of ß(1-Phenylthio)cyclopropyl Enones." Byers, J. H.; Spencer, T. A. Tetrahedron Lett. 1985, 717-720.


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