1. Chowdhury, R.; Elek, G. Z.; Meana-Baamonde, B.; Mendoza, A.*

    "Modular synthesis of (borylmethyl)silanes through orthogonal functionalization of a carbon atom"

    Org. Lett. 2023, 25, 1935–1940

    Open Access

  2. Raw data

    NMR & HRMS
  3. Colas, K.; dos Santos, A. Catarina V. D.; Kohlhepp, S. V.; Mendoza, A.*

    "Direct Addition of Grignard Reagents to Aliphatic Carboxylic Acids Enabled by Bulky turbo-Organomagnesium Anilides"

    Chem. Eur. J. 2022, 28, e202104053

    Open Access

    Highlighted in Chemistry Author Profile

    Highlighted in the Front Cover of the journal
  4. Costantini, M.; Mendoza, A.*

    "Modular Enantioselective Synthesis of cis-Cyclopropanes through Redox-Active Carbene Transfer and Stereoselective Photo-Decarboxylation

    ACS Catalysis 2021, 11, 13312–13319
    Pre-print: ChemRxiv (Jun 22, 2021)

    Open Access

  5. Raw data

    NMR & HRMS
  6. Planas, F.; Costantini, M.; Montesinos-Magraner, M.; Himo, F.*; Mendoza, A.*

    "Combined Experimental and Computational Study of Ruthenium N-hydroxyphthalimidoyl Carbenes in Alkene Cyclopropanation Reactions"

    ACS Catalysis 2021, 11, 10950–10963

    Open Access

  7. Chowdhury, R.; Mendoza, A.*

    "N-hydroxyphthalimidyl diazoacetate (NHPI-DA): a modular methylene linchpin for the C–H alkylation of indoles"

    Chem. Commun. 2021, 57, 4532–4535

    Open Access

  8. Raw data

    NMR & HRMS
  9. Chowdhury, R.; Yu, Z.; Tong, M. L.; Kohlhepp, S. V.; Yin, X.; Mendoza, A.*

    "Decarboxylative Alkyl Coupling Promoted by NADH and Blue Light"

    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 20143–20151
    Pre-print: ChemRxiv (Jan 15, 2020)

    Open Access

    Highlighted in Synfacts

    Highlighted in the cover of JACS
  10. Raw data

    NMR & HRMS
  11. Planas, F.; Kohlhepp, S. V.; Huang, G.; Mendoza, A.*; Himo, F.*

    "Computational and Experimental Study of Turbo-Organomagnesium Amide Reagents: Cubane Aggregates as Reactive Intermediates in Pummerer Coupling"

    Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 27, 2767–2773

    Open Access

  12. Martinez de Castro, E.; Suarez-Pantiga, S.; Mendoza, A.*

    "Scalable Synthesis of Esp and Rhodium(II) Carboxylates from Acetylacetone and RhCl3.xH2O"

    Org. Proc. Res. Dev. 2020, 24, 1207–1212

    Open Access

  13. Raw data

    NMR & HRMS
  14. Colas, K.; dos Santos, A. Catarina V. D.; Mendoza, A.*

    "i-Pr2NMgCl·LiCl Enables the Synthesis of Ketones by Direct Addition of Grignard Reagents to Carboxylate Anions"

    Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 7908–7913
    Highlighted in the Organic Chemistry Portal

  15. Raw data

    NMR & HRMS
  16. Yu, Z.; Mendoza, A.*

    "Enantioselective Assembly of Congested Cyclopropanes using Redox-Active Aryldiazoacetates"

    ACS Catalysis 2019, 9, 7870–7875

  17. Raw data

  18. Bratt, E.; Suárez-Pantiga, S.; Johansson, M. J.; Mendoza, A.*

    "Mechanism and regioselectivity of the anionic oxidative rearrangement of 1,3-diketones towards all-carbon quaternary carboxylates"

    Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 8844–8847
    Invited contribution for the Emerging Investigators Issue 2019

    Highlighted in Chemistry Views

    Open Access

  19. Montesinos-Magraner, M.; Costantini, M.; Ramirez-Contreras, R.; Muratore, M.; Johansson, M. J.; Mendoza, A.*

    "General Cyclopropane Assembly via Enantioselective Transfer of a Redox-Active Carbene to Aliphatic Olefins"

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 5930–5935
    Pre-print: ChemRxiv (Dec 7, 2018)

    Highlighted in the cover of Angewandte Chemie

    Highlighted in ACS Axial

    Top 10% most downloaded articles in 2019 on Angew. Chem.
  20. Raw data

  21. Colas, K.; Mendoza, A.*

    "Iterative Synthesis of Pluripotent Thioethers through Controlled Redox Fluctuation of Sulfur"

    Synlett 2018, 29, 1329–1333
    Invited contribution - 9th EuCheMS Young Investigator Workshop

  22. Qiu, Y.; Mendoza, A.; Posevins, D.; Himo, F., Kalek, M.*; Bäckvall, J.-E.*
    "Mechanistic Insight into Enantioselective Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Carbocyclization-Borylation of Enallenes"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 2433–2439
    In collaboration with Profs. Bäckvall, Himo and Kalek

  23. Colas, K.; Martin-Montero, R.; Mendoza, A.*

    "Intermolecular Pummerer Coupling with Carbon Nucleophiles in Non-Electrophilic Media"

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 16042–16046
    Highlighted in Synfacts 2018, 14(2), 189

    Highlighted in The Organometallic Chemistry Blog

  24. Otero-Fraga, J.; Suarez-Pantiga, S.; Montesinos-Magraner, M.; Rhein, D.; Mendoza, A.*

    "Direct and Stereospecific [3+2] Synthesis of Pyrrolidines from Simple Unactivated Alkenes"

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 12962–12966
    Highlighted in The Organometallic Chemistry Blog

  25. Raw data

  26. Otero-Fraga, J.; Montesinos-Magraner, M.; Mendoza, A.*

    "Perspectives on Intermolecular Azomethine Ylide [3+2] Cycloadditions with Non-Electrophilic Olefins"

    Synthesis 2017, 49, 802–809
    Invited contribution (Ed: Prof. P. Knochel)

    Open Access

  27. Mendoza, A.*; Colas, K.; Suarez-Pantiga, S.; Goetz, D.; Johansson, M. J.

    "Chemical Innovation through Ligand Total Synthesis"

    Synlett 2016, 27, 1753–1759
    Invited contribution (Ed: Prof. K. P. C. Vollhardt)

    Open Access

  28. Suarez-Pantiga, S.; Colas, K.; Johansson, M. J.; Mendoza, A.*

    "Scalable synthesis of piperazines enabled by visible light irradiation and aluminum organometallics"

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 14094–14098
    Highlighted in ChemInform 2016, 47

    Open Access

  29. Raw data


    Pre- & Post-doctoral

  30. Chan, L.; McNally, A; Toh, Q. Y.; Mendoza, A.; Gaunt, M. J.* "A Counteranion Triggered Arylation Strategy Using Diaryliodonium Fluorides"
    Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 1277–1281

  31. Wilde, N.; Isomura, M.; Mendoza, A.; Baran, P. S.* "Two phase synthesis of (–)-Taxuyunnanine D"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 4949–4912

  32. Ishihara, Y; Mendoza, A.; Baran, P. S.* "Total Synthesis of taxane terpenes: cyclase phase"
    Tetrahedron 2013, 69, 5685–5701 - [special issue]

  33. Cala, L.; Mendoza, A.; Fañanás, F. J.*; Rodríguez, F.* "A catalytic multicomponent coupling reaction for the enantioselective synthesis of spiroacetals"
    Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 2715–2717

  34. Voica, A.-F.; Mendoza, A.; Gutekunst, W. R.; Otero Fraga, J.; Baran, P. S.* "Guided desaturation of unactivated aliphatics"
    Nature Chem. 2012, 4, 629–635

  35. Mendoza, A.; Ishihara, Y; Baran, P. S.* "Scalable enantioselective total synthesis of taxanes"
    Nature Chem. 2012, 4, 21–25

  36. Fañanás, F. J.*; Mendoza, A.; Arto, T.; Temelli, B.; Rodríguez, F.* "Scalable total synthesis of (–)-Berkelic Acid by a protecting group-free strategy"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 4930–4933

  37. Fañanás, F. J.*; Arto, T.; Mendoza, A.; Rodríguez, F.* "Synthesis of 2,5-dihydropyridine derivatives by gold-catalyzed reactions of beta-ketoesters and propargylamines"
    Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 4184–4187

  38. Mendoza, A.; Pardo, P.; Rodríguez, F.*; Fañanás, F. J.* "Synthesis of [3.3.1] bicyclic compounds by a Bronsted acid catalysed double intramolecular Michael addition"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 9758–9762

  39. Barluenga, J.*; Calleja, J.; Mendoza, A.; Rodríguez, F.; Fañanás, F. J. "Synthesis of polycyclic compounds by a cascade cycloisomerization/Diels-Alder reaction"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 7110–7112

  40. Barluenga, J.*; Mendoza, A.; Rodríguez, F.; Fañanás, F. J. "A palladium(II)-catalyzed synthesis of spiroacetals through a one-pot multi-component cascade reaction"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 1664–1647

  41. Barluenga, J.*; Mendoza, A.; Rodríguez, F.; Fañanás, F. J. "Synthesis of furoquinolines through a one-pot multicomponent cascade reaction catalyzed by platinum complexes"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 10892–10895

  42. Barluenga, J.*; Mendoza, A.; Rodríguez, F.; Fañanás, F. J. "Synthesis of spiroquinolines through a one-pot multicatalytic and multicomponent cascade reaction"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 48, 7044–7047

  43. Barluenga, J.*; Mendoza, A.; Dieguez, A,; Rodríguez, F.; Fañanás, F. J. "Umpolung reactivity of alkenyl Fischer carbene complexes, copper enolates and electrophiles"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 48, 4848–4850

  44. Reviews & essays

  45. Mendoza, A.; Rodríguez, F.*; Fañanás, F. J.* "Asymmetric halocyclization of unsaturated compounds: an overview and recent developments"
    Curr. Org. Chem. 2013, 10, 384–393 - [invited review]

  46. Mendoza, A.; Baran, P. S.* "Synthesis: a constructive debate – Practical synthesis"
    Nature 2012, 492, 188–189 - [forum article with Keasling, J.D.]

  47. Book chapters

  48. Arto, T.; Mendoza, A.; Fañanás, F. J.*; Rodríguez, F.* "Chapter 2 – (−)-Berkelic Acid: Lessons Learned From Our Investigations on a Scalable Total Synthesis"
    Strategies and Tactics in Organic Synthesis 2014, 10, 33–50
    (Ed: M. Harmata), Elsevier