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Professor David Grayson

Visiting Research Fellow (Chemistry)


  Catalysis   Hetrocyclic chemistry   Mechanisms of reactions   Medicinal Chemistry   Organic chemistry   Organometallic chemistry   Spectroscopy   Sulfone chemistry
 · Synthesis of macrocyclic lactones (Lawrence Cook)

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Jerome Fakhry and David H. Grayson, One-pot synthesis of α-phenylsulfinyl ketones by reaction of phenyl benzenethiosulfinate with enolate anions, and synthesis of sulfoxides and sulfides by its reaction with Grignard reagents., Tetrahedron, 74, (5), 2018, p556 - 563, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Synthesis of guanidines and some of their biological applications in, editor(s)Philipp Selig , Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry: Guanidines as Reagents and Catalysts, Switzerland, Springer, 2017, pp1 - 52, [J. W. Shaw, D. H. Grayson, I. Rozas], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Shaw J.W, Barbance L, Grayson D.H, Rozas I, Using N-substituted-2-amino-4,6-dimethoxypyrimidines in the synthesis of aliphatic guanidines, Tetrahedron Letters, 56, (35), 2015, p4990 - 4992, Notes: [Export Date: 13 August 2015], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Eichler M.C, Grayson D.H, Ozonolysis of some 8-alkoxyquinolines, and synthesis of a precursor to the non-sedating antihistamine Claritin, Arkivoc, 2014, (6), 2014, p38 - 53, Notes: [Export Date: 24 February 2016], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Lewis F.W, Grayson D.H, An improved synthesis of 10-isobornylsultone, Tetrahedron Asymmetry, 25, (15), 2014, p1150 - 1152, Notes: [Cited By :1 Export Date: 24 February 2016], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Gallagher E.T, Grayson D.H, Reactions of aldehydes with organozinc reagents derived from (E)-3-bromo- And ( E)-3-iodo-1-phenylsulfonylprop-1-ene, Arkivoc, 2014, (5), 2014, p420 - 429, Notes: [Export Date: 24 February 2016], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Shaw, J.W. Grayson, D.H. Rozas, I., Cleavage of 2-(Arylamino)-4,6-dimethoxypyrimidines to yield arylguanidines, European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2014, (17), 2014, p3565 - 3569, Notes: [Export Date: 4 March 2015], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
J. Shaw, I. Rozas, D.H. Grayson, Synthesis of cyclic guanidines: 2-arylamino-1,4,5,6-tetrahydropyrimidines, Arkivoc, ii, 2014, p161-174 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Eichler M.C, Grayson D.H, Huddleston J, O'Neill J.P, Stobbe-like condensation reactions of the anion of diethyl (2-carboethoxy)benzylphosphonate with some aromatic and heterocyclic aldehydes, 2014, -, Notes: [Export Date: 24 February 2016 Article in Press], Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Frank W. Lewis and David H. Grayson, The diastereoselective Meth-Cohn epoxidation of camphor-derived vinyl sulfones, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 23, (9), 2012, p643 - 649, Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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Development of new methods for organic synthesis; synthesis of complex natural products, especially medium-ring and macrocyclic lactones; cycloaddition chemistry of vinylic sulfones; chemistry of sulfonyl-stabilised anions; chiral auxiliaries and reagents derived from monoterpenoids; heterocyclic chemistry, especially the chemistry of 4-dimethylaminopyridine N-oxide and some homochiral derivatives.