Publications

Journal coverThe Importance of Asking “How and Why?” in Natural Product Structure Elucidation. Brown, P. D.; Lawrence, A. L.* Nat. Prod. Rep. 2017, 34, 1193–1202.

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Young Career Focus: Dr Andrew L. Lawrence (University of Edinburgh, UK). Lawrence, A. L.* SynForm 2017, A115–A117.

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Total Synthesis of a Dimeric Thymol Derivative Isolated from Arnica sachalinensis. De Silvestro, I.; Drew, S. L.; Nichol, G. S.; Duarte, F.;* Lawrence, A. L.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 6813–6817.

Chosen as a “Hot Paper” by the editorial team: Hot Papers

Cover imageTotal Synthesis of (−)-Angiopterlactone B. Thomson, M. I.; Nichol, G. S.; Lawrence, A. L.* Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 2199–2201.

One of the most read Org. Lett. articles: Most read articles

Book Review – Science of Synthesis: Applications of Domino Transformations in Organic Synthesis, Workbench Edition, 2 Vol. Green, N. J.; Lawrence, A. L.* Synthesis 2016, 48, 4594–4594.

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coverTotal Synthesis of Millingtonine. Brown, P. D.; Lawrence, A. L.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 8421–8425.

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Highlighted in SYNFACTS: Synthesis of Millingtonine. Carreira, E. M; Sondermann, P. Synfacts 2016, 12, 883.

Journal cover: Chemical ScienceUnified Total Synthesis of the Natural Products Endiandric Acid A, Kingianic Acid E, and Kingianins A, D, and F. Drew, S. L.; Sherburn, M. S.;* Lawrence, A. L.* Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 3886–3890.

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Highlighted in SYNFACTS: Total Syntheses of Endiandric Acid A, Kingianic Acid E, and Kingianins A, D, and F. Carreira, E. M; Westphal, M. Synfacts 2015, 11, 794.

coverTotal Synthesis of Ramonanins A-D. Harvey, R. S.; Mackay, E. G.; Roger, L.; Paddon-Row, M. N.;* Sherburn, M. S.;* Lawrence, A. L.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 1795–1798.

Ramonanin Paper TOC

Journal cover: Chemical CommunicationsHighlights from the 49th EUCHEM Conference on Stereochemistry Bürgenstock, Switzerland, May 2014. Bernardes, G. J. L.;* Lawrence, A. L.* Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 10752–10757.

cover1Total Synthesis and Structural Revision of the Alkaloid Incargranine B. Brown, P. D.; Willis, A. C.; Sherburn, M. S.; Lawrence, A. L.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 13273–13275.

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                                Dedicated to Professor Sir Jack E. Baldwin in celebration of his 75th birthday

cover2Total Synthesis of Kingianins A, D and F. Drew, S. L.; Sherburn, M. S.;* Lawrence, A. L.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 4221–4224.

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Highlighted in CHEMISTRY WORLD: Kingianin A. Docherty, P. Totally Synthetic 2013, May 1.
Highlighted in CHEMISTRY IN AUSTRALIA: A Positively Radical Synthesis. Chemistry in Australia 2013, July, 11.

Cover imageTotal Synthesis of Incarviditone and Incarvilleatone. Brown, P. D.; Willis, A. C.; Sherburn, M. S.; Lawrence, A. L.* Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 4537–4539.

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Highlighted in SYNFACTS: Total Syntheses of Incarviditone and Incarvilleatone. Carreira, E. M; Breitler, S. Synfacts 2012, 8, 1287.
Highlighted on ORGANIC CHEMISTRY PORTAL: Total Synthesis of C-O Ring-Containing Natural Products. Lambert, T. H. Org. Chem. Highlights 2013, April 15.

Postdoctoral and Graduate Work

Cover imageA Domino Diels–Alder Approach toward the Tetracyclic Nicandrenone Framework. Mackay, E. G.; Nörret, M.; Wong, L. S.-M.; Louis, I.; Lawrence, A. L.; Willis, A. C.; Sherburn, M. S.* Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 5517–5519.

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cover imagePseudopterosin synthesis from a chiral cross-conjugated hydrocarbon through a series of cycloadditions. Newton, C. G.; Drew, S. L.; Lawrence, A. L.; Willis, A. C.; Paddon-Row, M. N.;* Sherburn, M. S.* Nature Chem.  2015, 7, 82–86.

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cover3Domino Cycloaddition Organocascades of Dendralenes. Green, N. J.; Lawrence, A. L.; Bojase, G.; Willis, A. C.; Paddon-Row, M. N.;* Sherburn, M. S.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 8333–8336.

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cover41,1-Divinylallene. Cergol, K. M.; Newton, C. G.; Lawrence, A. L.; Willis, A. C.; Paddon-Row, M. N.;* Sherburn, M. S.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 10425–10428.

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Highlighted in NATURE CHEMISTRY: π-Bond-rich hydrocarbons: Cycloaddition cascade. Davey, S. Nature Chem. 2011, 3, 834.

Cover imageA Short Biomimetic Synthesis of the Meroterpenoids Guajadial and Psidial A. Lawrence, A. L.; Adlington, R. M.; Baldwin, J. E.; Lee, V.;* Kershaw, J. A.; Thompson, A. L. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 1676–1679.

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Highlighted in SYNFACTS: Biomimetic Synthesis of Guajadial and Psidial A. Ley, S. V.; O’Brien, M. Synfacts 2010, 10, 1105.

Regioselective coupling reactions of 2,4-diaminopyridine derivatives with aryl halides: the synthesis of elaborated pyridines. Bio, M. M.;* Cleator, E.;* Davies, A. J.; Hamilton, S. E.; Lawrence, A. L.; Sheen, F. J.; Stewart, G. W.; Wilson, R. D. Tetrahedron 2009, 44, 8950–8955.

Studies towards the Synthesis of Coprinolone, Δ6-Coprinolone, and Radulone A via an Anionic Electrocyclization Cascade. Lawrence, A. L.; Adlington, R. M.;* Lee, V. Synlett 2008, 14, 2087–2088.

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Dedicated to Professor Sir Jack E. Baldwin in celebration of his 70th birthday

Investigations towards the synthesis of (−)-coprinolone, via a thermal 8π–6π electrocyclization cascade of 1,5,7-trien-4-ones. Lawrence, A. L.; Wegner, H. A.; Jacobsen, M. F.; Adlington, R. M.; Baldwin, J. E.* Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 8717–8720.

13738Trace Metal Detection in Sibenik Bay, Croatia: Cadmium, Lead and Copper with Anodic Stripping Voltammetry and Manganese via Sonoelectrochemistry. A Case Study. Lawrence, A. L.; Goodwin, A.; Banks, C. E.; Wantz, F.; Omanovic, D.; Komorsky-Lovric, S.; Compton, R. G.;* J. Iran. Chem. Soc. 2006, 3, 128–139.

On-site monitoring of trace levels of free manganese in sea water via sonoelectroanalysis using a boron-doped diamond electrode. Lawrence, A. L.; Goodwin, A.; Banks, C. E.; Wantz, F.; Omanovic, D.; Komorsky-Lovric, S.; Compton, R. G.;* Anal. Chim. Acta. 2005, 533, 141–145.