Publication list

40) Stereoselective Traceless Borylation-Allenation of Propargylic Epoxides: Dual Role of the Copper Catalyst. Jarava-Barrera, C.; Parra, A.; Amenos, L.; Arroyo, A.; Tortosa, M.* Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 17478.

39) Copper-Catalyzed Eantioselective Synthesis of  β-Boron β-Amino Esters. Lopez, A.; Clark, T. B.; Parra, A.; Tortosa, M.* Org. Lett, 2017, 19, 6272.

38) Regio- and Stereospecific Copper-Catalyzed Substitution Reaction of Propargylic Ammonium Salts with Aryl Grignard Reagents. Guisan-Ceinos, M.; Martín-Heras, V.; Tortosa, M.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 8448.

37) Enantioselective Synthesis of Cyclobutylboronates via a Copper-Catalyzed Desymmetrization Approach. Guisan-Ceinos, M.; Parra, A.; Martín-Heras, V.; Tortosa, M.Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55,6969-6972.

36) Exploiting the co-reliance of tumours upon transport of amino acids and lactate: Gln and Tyr conjugates of MCT1 inhibitorsNair, R. M.; Mishra, J. K.; Li F.; Tortosa, M.; Yang, C.; Doherty, J. R.;  Cameron, M.;  Cleveland, J. L.;  Roush, W. R.; Bannister, T. D.*Med. Chem. Commun., 2016, 7, 900-905.

35) Copper-Catalyzed Borylative Aromatization of p-Quinone Methides: Enantioselective Synthesis of Dibenzylic Boronates. Jarava-Barrera, C.; Parra, A.; Lopez, A; Cruz-Acosta, F.; Collado-Sanz, D.; Cárdenas, D. J.;  Tortosa, M.* ACS Catal. 2016, 6, 442-446. (highlighted in Synfacts 2016, 12, 0291)

34) Copper-Catalyzed Silylation of p-Quinone Methides: New Entry to Dibenzylic Silanes. Lopez, A.; Parra, A.; Jarava-Barrera, C.; Tortosa, M.* Chem. Comm. 201551, 17684-17687.

33) para-Quinone Methide: a New Player in Asymmetric Catalysis, Parra, A.; Tortosa, M*, ChemCatChem 2015, 7, 1524–1526.

32) Insight into the Copper-Catalyzed Borylation of Strained Alkenes, Parra, A.; López, A.; Díaz-Tendero, S.; Amenós, L.; Garcia-Ruano, J. L.; Tortosa, M*, Synlett 2015, 26, 494. Young Investigators Issue

31) Copper-catalyzed diastereo- and enantioselective desymmetrization of cyclopropenes: synthesis of cyclopropylboronates, Parra, A.; Amenós, L.; Guisán-Ceinos, M.; López, A.; Garcia-Ruano, J. L.; Tortosa, M*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 15833-15836.

30) Organocatalytic transformations of alkynals, alkynones, propriolates, and related electron-deficient alkynes, A.; Parra, A.; Tortosa, M.; Alemán, J., Tetrahedron 2014, 70, 9145.

29) Blocking Lactate Export by Inhibiting the Myc Target MCT1 Disables Glycolysis and Glutathione Synthesis, Doherty, J.; Yang, C.; Scott, K. E. N.; Cameron M. D.; Fallai, M.; Li, W.; Hall, M.; Amelio, A. L.; Mishra, J.; Li, F.; Tortosa, M.; Genau, H. M.; Rounbehler, R. J.; Lu, Y.; Dang, C. V.; Kumar, K. G.; Butler, A.; Bannister, T.; Hooper, A. T.; Unsal-Kacmaz, K.; Roush, W.; Cleveland, J., Cancer Research 2014, 74, 908.

28) Claisen Rearrangements, Martín-Castro, A. M.; Tortosa, M., Comprehensive Organic Synthesis, 2nd Ed., Vol. 5.; Fürstner, A., Ed.; Elsevier.

27) New Methods in Organic Synthesis via Copper-Catalyzed Borylation Reactions: Stereoselective Synthesis of 1,4-Diols and Vinylboronates, Alfaro, R; Parra, A.; Alemán, J.; Tortosa, M*, Synlett 2013, 24, 0884-0812. Invited account.

26) From C-C to C-Heteroatom Bond Formation, Alemán, J.; Tortosa, M., Stereoselective Organocatalysis, Vol. 5. Rios, R., Ed.; Wiley 2013.

25) Copper(I)-Catalyzed Formal Carboboration of Alkynes: Synthesis of Tri- and Tetrasubstituted Vinylboronates, Alfaro, R; Parra, A.; Alemán, J.; Garcia Ruano, J. L.; Tortosa, M*J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 15165-15168. (Highlighted in http://www.organic-chemistry.org/abstracts/lit3/792.shtm.)

24) Expanding the Scope of Arylsulfonylacetylenes as Alkynylating Reagents and Mechanistic Insights in the Formation of Csp2-Csp and Csp3-Csp Bonds from Organolithiums, García Ruano, J. L.; Alemán, J.; Marzo, L.; Alvarado, C.; Tortosa, M.; Díaz-Tendero, S.; Fraile, A., Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 8414-8422.

23) Arylsulfonylacetylenes as Alkynylating Reagents of Csp2-H Bonds Activated with Lithium Bases, García Ruano, J. L.; Alemán, J.; Marzo, L.; Alvarado, C.; Tortosa, M.; Díaz-Tendero, S.; Fraile, A., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 2712-2716.

22) Synthesis of Syn and Anti 1,4-Diols by Copper Catalyzed Boration of Allylic Epoxides, Tortosa, M*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 3950-3953. (Highlighted in Synform 2011, 08.)

21) α,β-Diamino Acids: Biological Significance and Synthetic Approaches, Viso, A.; Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; Tortosa, M; García, A.; Flores, A., Chem. Rev., 2011111, PR1-PR42.

20) Development of Fluorescent Ligands for the Human 5-HT1A Receptor, Alonso, D.; Vázquez, H.; Gamo, A.; Martínez-Esperón, F.; Tortosa, M.; Viso, A.; Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; Junquera, E.; Aicart, E.; Martín-Fontecha, M.; Benhamú, B.; López-Rodríguez, M. L.; Ortega-Gutiérrez, S., ACS Med. Chem. Lett. 2010, 1, 249–253.

19) Sulfoxide-Directed Intramolecular [4+2] Cycloadditions of 2-Sulfinyl Butadienes, Fernández de la Pradilla, R.;* Tortosa, M.;* Castellanos, E.; Viso, A.; Baile, R., J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 1517-1533.

18) Asymmetric Claisen Rearrangements on Chiral Vinyl Sulfoxides, Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; Montero, C.; Tortosa, M; Viso, A., Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 697-709.

17) Total Synthesis of (+)-Superstolide A, Tortosa, M.; Yakelis, N. A.; Roush, W. R., J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 9657-9667.

16) [2,3]-Sigmatropic Rearrangement of 3-Sulfinyl Dihydropyrans: Application to the Syntheses of the Cores of ent-Dysiherbaine and Deoximalayamicin A, Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; Lwoff, N.; del Águila, M. A.; Tortosa, M.; Viso, A., J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 8929-8941.

15) Sulfur-Directed Enantioselective Synthesis of Functionalized Dihydropyrans, Fernández de la Pradilla, R.;Tortosa, M.; Lwoff, N.; del Águila, M. A.; Viso, A., J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 6716-6727.

14) Total Synthesis of (+)-Superstolide A, Tortosa, M.; Yakelis, N. A.; Roush, W. R., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 2722-2723. (Highlighted in Synfacts 2008, 786.)

13) Sulfur Participation in [3,3]-Sigmatropic Rearrangements, Fernández de la Pradilla, R.;Tortosa, M.; Viso, A., Topics in Current Chemistry 2007, 275, 103-129.

12) Synthesis of Highly Substituted Enantiopure Piperazines and Ketopiperazines from Vicinal N-Sulfinyl Diamines, Viso, A.; Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; Flores, A.; García, A.; Tortosa, M.; López-Rodríguez, M. L., J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 1442-1448.

11) Base-Induced Enantioselective Synthesis of Sulfinyl Dihydropyrans, Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; Tortosa, M., Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements 2005, 180, 1217-1222.

10) Highly Diastereoselective [3+2] Cycloadditions between Non-racemic p-Tolylsulfinimines and Iminoesters: an Efficient Entry to Enantiopure Imidazolidines and Vicinal Diaminoalcohols, Viso, A.; Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; García, A.; Guerrero-Strachan, C.; Alonso, M.; Tortosa, M.; Flores, A.; Lwoff, N.; López-Rodríguez, M. L.; Martínez-Ripoll, M.; Fonseca, I.; André, I.; Rodríguez, A., Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements 2005, 180, 1229-1234.

9) Highly Diastereoselective Diels-Alder with Enantiopure Sulfinyl-substituted 1-Hydroxymethyldienes, Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; Viso, A.; Montero, C.; Tortosa, M., Chem. Eur. J. 2005, 11, 5136-5145.

8) Sulfoxide-Controlled SN2′ Displacements between Cuprates and Vinyl and Alkynyl Epoxy Sulfoxides, Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; Viso, A.; Castro, S.; Fernández, J.; Manzano, P.; Tortosa, M., Tetrahedron 2004, 60, 8171-8180.

7) Sulfoxide-Directed Enantioselective Synthesis of Functionalized Dihydropyrans, Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; Tortosa, M., Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 2157-2160.

6) Sulfur-Directed Synthesis of Enantiopure Hydroxy 2-Sulfinyl Butadienes, Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; Buergo, M. V.; Martínez, M. V.; Montero, C.; Tortosa, M.; Viso, A., J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 1542-1547.

5) Sulfoxide-Directed Thermal Intramolecular [4+2] Cycloadditions between 2-Sulfinyl Butadienes and Unactivated Alkynes, Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; Baile, R.; Tortosa, M., Chem. Commun. 2003, 2476-2477.

4) Highly Diastereoselective [3+2] Cycloadditions between Non-racemic p-Tolylsulfinimines and Iminoesters: an Efficient Entry to Enantiopure Imidazolidines and Vicinal Diaminoalcohols, Viso, A.; Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; García, A.; Guerrero-Strachan, C.; Alonso, M.; Tortosa, M.; Flores, A.; Martínez-Ripoll, M.; Fonseca, I.; André, I.; Rodríguez, A., Chem. Eur. J. 2003, 9, 2867-2876.

3) Nucleophilic Epoxidation of α’-Hydroxy Vinyl Sulfoxides, Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; Fernández, J.; Manzano, P.; Méndez, P.; Priego, J.; Tortosa, M.; Viso, A.; Martínez-Ripoll, M.; Rodríguez, A., J. Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 8166-8177.

2) Sulfinyl-Mediated Chirality Transfer in Diastereoselective Claisen Rearrangements, Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; Montero, C.; Tortosa, M., Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 2373-2376.

1) Synthesis of Enantiopure 1-Benzyl-2,3-disubstituted Piperazines from Enantiopure p-Toluenesulfinimines, Viso, A.; Fernández de la Pradilla, R.; López-Rodríguez, M. L.; García A.; Tortosa, M., Synlett 2002, 755-758.