Prof Igor Larrosa - publications


List of publications



  • Simonetti, M., Cannas, D., Panigrahi, A., Kujawa, S., Kryjewski, M., Xie, P., & Larrosa, I. (2016). Ruthenium-Catalyzed C–H Arylation of Benzoic Acids and Indole Carboxylic Acids with Aryl Halides. Chemistry: A European Journal. . Publication link: 289a0a88-64eb-40b4-9a60-9ef8d0455ef7
  • Simonetti, M., Perry, G. J. P., Cambeiro, X. C., Julia-Hernandez, F., Arokianathar, J. N., & Larrosa, I. (2016). Ru-Catalyzed C–H Arylation of Fluoroarenes with Aryl Halides. American Chemical Society. Journal, 138(10), 3596-3606. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b01615. Publication link: 1f7b722e-0237-4403-9387-56f44a9c73f3
  • Johnston, A., Ling, K., Sale, D., Lebrasseur, N., & Larrosa, I. (2016). Direct ortho-Arylation of Pyridinecarboxylic Acids: Overcoming the Deactivating Effect of sp2-Nitrogen. Organic letters. . Publication link: 7b0750c6-efab-47e9-9b9c-11835b460fe8
  • Colletto, C., Islam, S., Julia-Hernandez, F., & Larrosa, I. (2016). Room-Temperature Direct β-Arylation of Thiophenes and Benzo[b]thiophenes and Kinetic Evidence for a Heck-type Pathway. American Chemical Society. Journal, 138(5), 1677-1683. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b12242. Publication link: 5602763c-1f84-471e-ab4e-6ab451a0a73f
  • Luo, J., Preciado, S., Xie, P., & Larrosa, I. (2016). Carboxylation of Phenols with CO2 at Atmospheric Pressure. Chemistry - A European Journal. . Publication link: 6f3ddf90-c849-4015-bd58-3433ec53b3a8
  • Whitaker, D., Bures, J., & Larrosa, I. (2016). Ag(I)-Catalyzed C–H Activation: The Role of the Ag(I) Salt in Pd/Ag-Mediated C–H Arylation of Electron-Deficient Arenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138(27), 8384-8387. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b04726. Publication link: f7449c00-4f8b-4092-b7ed-4b025e768a64



  • Arroniz, C., Denis, J. G., Ironmonger, A., Rassias, G., & Larrosa, I. (2014). An organic cation as a silver(i) analogue for the arylation of sp 2 and sp3 C-H bonds with iodoarenes. Chemical Science, 5(9), 3509-3514. DOI: 10.1039/c4sc01215a. Publication link: 660b57f6-d3d8-4fe4-a695-39bdb08d2813
  • Ricci, P., Krämer, K., & Larrosa, I. (2014). Tuning Reactivity and Site Selectivity of Simple Arenes in C−H Activation: Ortho-Arylation of Anisoles via Arene−Metal π Complexation. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136(52), 18082-18086. DOI: 10.1021/ja510260j, 10.1021/ja510260j. Publication link: 12d9210e-0923-47fe-88dd-56dd03159949
  • Luo, J., Preciado, S., & Larrosa, I. (2014). Overriding ortho-para selectivity via a traceless directing group relay strategy: The meta-selective arylation of phenols. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136(11), 4109-4112. DOI: 10.1021/ja500457s. Publication link: 1a38de0b-614c-4e46-bae1-3fa6dfbe3251
  • Grainger, R., Cornella, J., Blakemore, D. C., Larrosa, I., & Campanera, J. M. (2014). The ortho-substituent effect on the Ag-Catalysed decarboxylation of benzoic acids. Chemistry - A European Journal, 20(50), 16680-16687. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201402931. Publication link: 9c41e2fe-8926-4221-abce-31593ec013ff


  • Islam, S., & Larrosa, I. (2013). On water phosphine-free palladium-catalyzed room temperature C-H arylation of indoles. Chemistry - A European Journal, 19(45), 15093-15096. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201302838. Publication link: e6083603-af8e-4a64-8913-3356fa954510
  • Ricci, P., Kr?mer, K., Cambeiro, X. C., & Larrosa, I. (2013). Arene-metal p-complexation as a traceless reactivity enhancer for C-H arylation. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135(36), 13258-13261. . Publication link: ce1630cf-e860-4ca4-bb1c-ae55543eb310
  • Julia-Hernandez, F., Simonetti, M., & Larrosa, I. (2013). Metalation dictates remote regioselectivity: Ruthenium-catalyzed functionalization of meta CAr-H bonds. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 52(44), 11458-11460. . Publication link: 14222f7b-27b2-4bc1-8d17-0c386771e79d
  • Cambeiro, X. C., Boorman, T. C., Lu, P., & Larrosa, I. (2013). Redox-controlled selectivity of C-H activation in the oxidative cross-coupling of arenes. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 52(6), 1781-1784. . Publication link: 079ad5e0-9471-4883-9da7-22a842abded4
  • Ahlsten, N., Perry, G. J. P., Cambeiro, X. C., Boorman, T. C., & Larrosa, I. (2013). A silver-free system for the direct C-H auration of arenes and heteroarenes from gold chloride complexes. Catalysis Science and Technology, 3(11), 2892-2897. . Publication link: 38d27a4e-1ada-46d6-83ed-605c35f1225c
  • Arroniz, C., Ironmonger, A., Rassias, G., & Larrosa, I. (2013). Direct ortho-arylation of ortho-substituted benzoic acids: Overriding Pd-catalyzed protodecarboxylation. Organic Letters, 15(4), 910-913. . Publication link: 6e058c5e-0bf4-43a9-b327-60387808a42d


  • Lebrasseur, N., & Larrosa, I. (2012). Recent Advances in the C2 and C3 Regioselective Direct Arylation of Indoles. Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry, 105, 309-351. . Publication link: c83c3aab-b632-4e03-b075-f78667f1bf23
  • Grainger, R., Nikmal, A., Cornella, J., & Larrosa, I. (2012). Selective deuteration of (hetero)aromatic compounds via deutero-decarboxylation of carboxylic acids. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 10(16), 3172-3174. . Publication link: 5c09670c-13b8-4c9a-840d-caecf0129202
  • Jacques, S. A., Michaelis, S., Gebhardt, B., Blum, A., Lebrasseur, N., Larrosa, I., ... Barrett, A. G. M. (2012). Studies on the total synthesis of lactonamycin: Synthesis of the fused pentacyclic B-F ring unit. European Journal of Organic Chemistry, (1), 107-113. . Publication link: 1816066e-817f-4d8d-92d5-afff0dec1b3f


  • Boorman, T. C., & Larrosa, I. (2011). Recent Advances in the C-2 Regioselective Direct Arylation of Indoles. In Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry. (Vol. 22, pp. 1-20). Publication link: 29784f81-4ca2-4a78-bd8e-1fad62982038
  • Cornella, J., Rosillo-Lopez, M., & Larrosa, I. (2011). A novel mode of reactivity for gold(I): The decarboxylative activation of (hetero)aromatic carboxylic acids. Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 353(8), 1359-1366. . Publication link: 6984fea7-05d8-49de-bc6b-0eeec2bfd43b
  • Larrosa, I., Somoza, C., Banquy, A., & Goldup, S. M. (2011). Two flavors of PEPPSI-IPr: Activation and diffusion control in a single NHC-ligated Pd catalyst?Organic Letters, 13(1), 146-149. . Publication link: e5f4f5e5-6122-45e4-be2a-f2eca0b4a73b
  • Cornella, J., Righi, M., & Larrosa, I. (2011). Carboxylic acids as traceless directing groups for formal meta-selective direct arylation. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 50(40), 9429-9432. . Publication link: a6e235ee-e21c-451a-b91d-c0a77d9fec96


  • Cornella, J., Lahlali, H., & Larrosa, I. (2010). Decarboxylative homocoupling of (hetero)aromatic carboxylic acids. Chemical Communications, 46(43), 8276-8278. . Publication link: 6c31376f-9108-4616-b9fc-3594fc8a3f23
  • Lu, P., Boorman, T. C., Slawin, A. M. Z., & Larrosa, I. (2010). Gold(I)-mediated C-H activation of arenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132(16), 5580-5581. . Publication link: 6202d42a-6ded-456b-bd7b-212911afd02a


  • Cornelia, J., Lu, P., & Larrosa, I. (2009). Intermodular decarboxylative direct C-3 arylation of indoles with benzoic acids. Organic Letters, 11(23), 5506-5509. . Publication link: e6ec253f-ca91-4509-af97-7ad7461bb48e
  • Cornella, J., Sanchez, C., Banawa, D., & Larrosa, I. (2009). Silver-catalysed protodecarboxylation of ortho-substituted benzoic acids. Chemical Communications, (46), 7176-7178. . Publication link: f383d33e-0546-4990-abdf-84449c6e5787
  • Galvez, E., Larrosa, I., Romea, P., & Urpi, F. (2009). Stereoselective synthesis of a- And ?-C-glycosides by addition of titanium enolates to glycals. Synlett, (18), 2982-2986. . Publication link: 3aa6623e-b88a-40bc-9ef0-74f9d57e6340
  • Lu, P., Sanchez, C., Cornella, J., & Larrosa, I. (2009). Silver-catalyzed protodecarboxylation of heteroaromatic carboxylic acids. Organic Letters, 11(24), 5710-5713. . Publication link: 3845d653-8018-469b-8199-dc9fad5dde94


  • Lebrasseur, N., & Larrosa, I. (2008). Room temperature and phosphine free palladium catalyzed direct C-2 arylation of indoles. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 130(10), 2926-2927. . Publication link: d3f1216c-d1ba-4fee-b53a-38b4da9b19c6


  • Larrosa, I., Romea, P., & Urpi, F. (2006). Stereoselective synthesis of the western hemisphere of salinomycin. Organic Letters, 8(3), 527-530. . Publication link: fc0d545a-da23-4b0c-b437-0be4895b0045
  • Larrosa, I., Da Silva, M. I., G??mez, P. M., Hannen, P., Ko, E., Lenger, S. R., ... Barrett, A. G. M. (2006). Highly convergent three component benzyne coupling: The total synthesis of ent-clavilactone B. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 128(43), 14042-14043. . Publication link: 47b8ca67-5360-4376-ae8f-782864d89655


  • Bonvin, Y., Callens, E., Larrosa, I., Henderson, D. A., Oldham, J., Burton, A. J., & Barrett, A. G. M. (2005). Bismuth-catalyzed benzylic oxidations with tert-butyl hydroperoxide. Organic Letters, 7(21), 4549-4552. . Publication link: e63e5a68-670c-45f2-b2af-4f77470381ab


  • Ritter, T., Stanek, K., Larrosa, I., & Carreira, E. M. (2004). Mild cleavage of aryl mesylates: Methanesulfonate as potent protecting group for phenols. Organic Letters, 6(9), 1513-1514. . Publication link: 143e8a50-3404-4b63-9647-3c28f9ec913d


  • Cosp, A., Larrosa, I., Vilas??s, I., Romea, P., Urp??, F., & Vilarrasa, J. (2003). Synthesis of O-benzyl protected anti aldols through the cross-coupling reaction of dibenzyl acetals with a chiral titanium enolate. Synlett, (8), 1109-1112. . Publication link: d73f9fbc-6218-4d62-aeeb-e87b7760b546
  • Cosp, A., Larrosa, I., Anglada, J. M., Bofill, J. M., Romea, P., & Urpi, F. (2003). Studies on the intramolecular C-H?X (X = O, S) interactions in (S)-N-acyl-4-isopropyl-1,3-thiazolidine-2-thiones and related 1,3-oxazolidin-2-ones. Organic Letters, 5(16), 2809-2812. . Publication link: 46c8a9d1-f862-4792-85fe-1bc674e00d22


  • Larrosa, I., Romea, P., Urp??, F., Balsells, D., Vilarrasa, J., Font-Bardia, M., & Solans, X. (2002). Unprecedented Highly Stereoselective a- and ??-C-Glycosidation with Chiral Titanium Enolates. Organic Letters, 4(26), 4651-4654. . Publication link: ec0f81d7-62fd-4764-9a82-3b4532b27bb0

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