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2023 / 2024

January
01 The Fan Synthesis of Trachinol Douglass F. Taber
08 C-O Ring Construction: The Menche Synthesis of Pentamycin Douglass F. Taber
15 C-O Ring Construction: Petromyroxol (Fernandes), Hedyosumin A (Chen/Yang), Cephalosporolide J (Ota/Miyaoka), Malettenin C (Yokoshima), xyloketal B (Narayan), Lucidumone (Kawamoto/Ito) Douglass F. Taber
22 Reduction: The Tadpetch Synthesis of Pestalotioprolide B Douglass F. Taber
29 Oxidation: The Frantz Route to Artemisinin Douglass F. Taber
February
05 The Suzuki/Tanino Synthesis of Kamebanin Douglass F. Taber
12 Enantioselective Synthesis of Alcohols and Amines: The Lin/Liu Route to Haliclamide Douglass F. Taber
19 Alkylated Stereogenic Centers: The Tambar Synthesis of Enterolactone Douglass F. Taber
26 Arrays of Stereogenic Centers: The Wei/Yang Synthesis of Cephalotaxine Douglass F. Taber
March    
04 The Baran Synthesis of Cyclopamine Douglass F. Taber
11 Functional Group Interconversion: The Nagasawa/Iwabuchi Synthesis of Rumphellclovane E Douglass F. Taber
18 Functional Group Protection: The White Synthesis of Usaramine Douglass F. Taber
25 Reactions of Alkenes: The Wood Synthesis of Alterbrassicicene C Douglass F. Taber
April
01 The White/Banwell/Lan Synthesis of Codeine Douglass F. Taber
08 C-N Ring Construction: The Wang/Huo/Zong Synthesis of Flustramine B Douglass F. Taber
15 Alkaloid Synthesis: Hinckdentine A (Rawal), Isolycoricidine (Canesi), Normacusine B (Qi), Silicine (Ishikawa), Cephalocyclidin A (Zhang/Tu), Alstolucine B (Lan/Zhang) Douglass F. Taber
22 C-H Functionalization: The Wei/Yang Synthesis of Cephalotine A Douglass F. Taber
29 Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation: The Aggarwal Synthesis of 10-Deoxymethynolide Douglass F. Taber
May
06 The Inoue Synthesis of Batrachotoxin Douglass F. Taber
13 C-O Ring Construction: The Feng/Liu Synthesis of Goniochelienactone Douglass F. Taber
20 C-O Ring Construction: Cephalasporolide F (Sartillo-Piscil), Hedycoropyran A (Kim/Lee), Applanatumol A (Ito), Lycibarbarine C (Liu/Du), Goniofufurone (Makabe), Angustatin A (Alcarazo) Douglass F. Taber
27 Reactions of Alkenes: The Shenvi Synthesis of Eugenial C Douglass F. Taber
June
03 The Baran Synthesis of Portimine B Douglass F. Taber
10 Benzene Derivatives: The Guo Synthesis of Fumimycin Douglass F. Taber
17 Heteroaromatics: The Šačus/Opatz Synthesis of Lamellarin G Trimethyl Ether Douglass F. Taber