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2021 / 2022

January
03 The Carreira Synthesis of Euphorikanin A Douglass F. Taber
10 C-O Ring Construction: The Makabe Synthesis of Muconin Douglass F. Taber
17 C-O Ring Construction: Burseran (Tanaka), Hyperione A (Dai), Spirotenuipesine A (Imagawa), Stachyodin A (Ito), Alstilobanine C Zhu), Biselide A (Britton) Douglass F. Taber
24 Functional Group Interconversion: The Minehan Synthesis of Jambolanin C Douglass F. Taber
31 Carbon-Carbon Bond Construction: The Houk/Qu/Yu Synthesis of Spirooliganin Douglass F. Taber
February
07 The Gao Synthesis of Perovskatone D and Perovskone Douglass F. Taber
14 Enantioselective Synthesis of Alcohols and Amines: The Yang Synthesis of Colchicine Douglass F. Taber
21 Alkylated Stereocenters: The Fürstner Synthesis of Mycinolide IV Douglass F. Taber
28 Arrays of Stereogenic Centers: The Kalesse Synthesis of Chondrochloren A Douglass F. Taber
March
07 The Zhang Synthesis of Talassamine Douglass F. Taber
14 Functional Group Protection: The Murai/Arisawa Synthesis of Ansellone A Douglass F. Taber
21 Oxidation: The Zhu Synthesis of Cepharamine Douglass F. Taber
28 Reduction: The Ogawa Synthesis of Maresin 2 Douglass F. Taber
April
04 The Li Synthesis of Paclitaxel (Taxol®) Douglass F. Taber
11 C-N Ring Construction: The del Pozo Synthesis of Myrtine Douglass F. Taber
18 Alkaloid Synthesis: Impatien A (Watson), cis-195J (Schneider), Galanthamine (Zhao), Stemoamide (Tang), Lythranidine (Sherburn), Aspidospermine (Liu) Douglass F. Taber
25 C-H Functionalization: The Davies/Sorensen Synthesis of Aflatoxin B2 Douglass F. Taber
May
02 The Dong Synthesis of Phainanoid A Douglass F. Taber
09 C-O Ring Construction: The Ito Synthesis of Callilongisin B Douglass F. Taber
16 C-O Ring Construction: Triciadolide C (Wang), Nesteretal A (Ito), Toxicodenane (Han), Dehydro-exo-Brevicomin (Kanomata), Diocollettines A (Houk/Smith), Heliannuol K (Green) Douglass F. Taber
23 Reactions of Alkenes: The Yang Synthesis of Bisdihydrotuberostemonine D Douglass F. Taber
30 Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation: The Houk/Cai Synthesis of Artemisinin Douglass F. Taber
June
06 The Dai Synthesis of Hamigeran M Douglass F. Taber
13 Substituted Benzenes: The Yang/Zhang Synthesis of Cephanolide B Douglass F. Taber
20 Heteroaromatics: The Okano Synthesis of Lamellarin Z Douglass F. Taber
27 Functional Group Interconversion: The Wang Synthesis of Spirojatamol Douglass F. Taber
July
04 The Hu Synthesis of Cephinoid H Douglass F. Taber
11 Enantioselective Synthesis of Alcohols and Amines: The Yajima Synthesis of 1,3,5-Bisabolatrien-7-ol Douglass F. Taber
18 Alkylated Stereogenic Centers: The Ogawa Synthesis of Heliannuol E Douglass F. Taber
25 Arrays of Stereogenic Centers: The Aisa Synthesis of Guaipyridine Douglass F. Taber
August
01 The Rawal Synthesis of Heilonine Douglass F. Taber
08 Metal-Mediated C-C Ring Construction: The Chen/Zhang Synthesis of PGF Douglass F. Taber
15 Organocatalyzed C-C Ring Construction: The Sattely Synthesis of Momilactone Douglass F. Taber
22 Diels-Alder Cycloaddition: Pepluanol A (Gaich), Trichoderone A (Nay), Davasinol (Ding), Nahuoic Acid A (Alvarez/de Lera), Chloropestolide B (Suzuki), Catharanthine (Dixon) Douglass F. Taber
29 Other Methods for Carbocyclic Construction: Piperarborenine B (Antonchick), Nakafuran-8 (Houk/Li), Cochlearol B (Sugita), Talatisamine (Reisman), Berkeleyone A (Li), Prostratin (Inoue) Douglass F. Taber
September
05 The Herzon Synthesis of Euonyminol Douglass F. Taber
12 Oxidation: The Cossy/Amara Route to Artemisinin Douglass F. Taber
19 Reduction: The Dai Synthesis of Massarinolin A Douglass F. Taber
26 Functional Group Protection: The Lee Synthesis of Jujuyane Douglass F. Taber
October
03 The Luo Synthesis of Grayanotoxin III Douglass F. Taber