Selected Publications

  1. Sulfur(V) Fluoride Exchange (PFEx), Joshua A. Homer,  Long Xu, Namitharan Kayambu, Qinheng Zheng, Eun Joung Choi, Byeong Moon Kim, K. B. Sharpless, Han Zuilhof, Jiajia Dong and John E. Moses*, Nat. Rev. Methods Primers, 2023, in press.
  1. Phosphorus(V) Fluoride Exchange (PFEx): Multidimensional Click Chemistry from Phosphorus(V) Connective Hubs, Shoujun Sun, Joshua A. Homer, Christopher J. Smedley, Qing-Qing Cheng, K. Barry Sharpless, and John E. Moses,* Chem, 2023, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chempr.2023.05.013
  1. Ethene-1,1-disulfonyl Difluoride (EDSF)for SuFEx Click Chemistry: Synthesis of SuFExable 1,1-Bissulfonylfluoride Substituted Cyclobutene Hubs, Christopher J. Smedley, Marie-Claire Giel, Thomas Fallon, and John E. Moses*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2023, e202303916
  1. The certainty of a few good reactions, Adam D. Moorhouse, Joshua A. Homer, and John E. Moses, Chem, 2023, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chempr.2023.03.017
  1. Shapeshifting bullvalene-linked vancomycin dimers as effective antibiotics against multidrug-resistant gram-positive bacteria, Alessandra Ottonello, Jessica A. Wyllie, Oussama Yahiaoui, Shoujun Sun. Rebecca A. Koelln, Joshua A. Homer, Robert M. Johnson, Ewan Murray, Paul Williams, Jani R. Bolla, Carol V. Robinson*, Thomas Fallon*, Tatiana P. Soares da Costa*, John E. Moses*, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 2023, 120, e2208737120
  1. Inhibition of Mitochondrial Metabolism by (–)-Jerantinine A: Synthesis and Biological Studies in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells, Timothy L. Gialelis, Zifei Wang, Joshua A. Homer, Wen-Hsuan Yang, Taemoon Chung, Qingting Hu, Christopher J. Smedley, Nitin J. Pawar, Nitinkumar S. Upadhyay, David A. Tuveson, Scott K. Lyons, Michael J. Lukey, John E. Moses, RSC Med. Chem., 2023, 14, 710 – 714
  1. Diversity oriented clicking delivers β-substituted alkenyl sulfonyl fluorides as covalent human neutrophil elastase inhibitors, Yunfei Chenga, Gencheng Lia, Christopher J. Smedley, Marie-Claire Giel, Seiya Kitamura, Jordan L. Woehl , Giulia Bianco, Stefano Forli , Joshua A. Homer, John R. Cappiello, Dennis W. Wolan, John E. Moses*, and K. Barry Sharpless*, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 2022, 119, e2208540119
  1. Accelerated SuFEx Click Chemistry for Modular Synthesis, Christopher J. Smedley,  Joshua A. Homer, Timothy L. Gialelis, Andrew S. Barrow, Rebecca A. Koelln, and John E. Moses*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2022, 61, e202112375.
  1. Aminium Cation-Radical Catalysed Selective Hydration of (E)-Aryl Enynes, Marie-Claire Giel, Andrew S. Barrow, Christopher J. Smedley, William Lewis, and John E. Moses*, Chem. Commun., 2021, 57, 6991-6994.
  1. SuFExable polymers with helical structures derived from thionyl tetrafluoride, Suhua Li, Gencheng Li, Bing Gao, Sidharam P. Pujari, Xiaoyan Chen, Hyunseok Kim, Feng Zhou, Liana M. Klivansky, Yi Liu, Hafedh Driss, Dong-Dong Liang, Jianmei Lu, Peng Wu*, Han Zuilhof*, John E. Moses*, and K. Barry Sharpless*, Nat. Chem. 2021, 13, 858.
  1. Very Important Paper and cover piece: Diversity Oriented Clicking (DOC): Divergent Synthesis of SuFExable Pharmacophores From 2-Substituted-Alkynyl-1-Sulfonyl Fluoride (SASF) Hubs, Christopher J. Smedley, Gencheng Li, Andrew S. Barrow, Timothy L. Gialelis, Marie-Claire Giel, Alessandra Ottonello, Yunfei Cheng, Seiya Kitamura, Dennis W. Wolan, K. Barry Sharpless, and John E. Moses*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2020, 59, 12460.
  1. Metal-Free Synthesis of Functional 1-Substituted-1,2,3-Triazoles from Ethenesulfonyl Fluoride and Organic Azides, Marie-Calire Giel, Christopher J. Smedley, Emily R. R. Mackie, Taijie Guo, Jiajia Dong, Tatiana Soares da Costa, and John E. Moses*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2020,59, 1181.
  1. SuFEx-enabled, agnostic discovery of covalent inhibitors of human neutrophil elastase, Qinheng Zheng, Jordan L. Woehl, Seiya Kitamura, Diogo Santos-Martins, Christopher J. Smedley, Gencheng Li, Stefano Forli, John E. Moses,  Dennis W. Wolan, and K. Barry Sharpless, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 2019, 11618808.
  1. The growing applications of SuFEx click chemistry, Andrew J. Barrow, Christopher J. Smedley, Qinheng Zheng, Suhua Li, Jiajoa Dong, and John E. Moses*, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2019, 48, 4731.
  1. Biocompatible SuFEx Click Chemistry: Thionyl Tetrafluoride (SOF4)‐Derived Connective Hubs for Bioconjugation to DNA and Proteins, Feng Liu, Hua Wang, Suhua Li, Grant A. L. Bare, Xeumin Chen, Chu Wang, John E. Moses, Peng Wu, and K. Barry Sharpless, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 8029.
  1. Hot Paper Status: Bifluoride Ion Mediated SuFEx Trifluoromethylation of Sulfonyl Fluorides and Iminosulfur Oxydifluorides, Christopher J. Smedley, Bing Gao, Suhua Li, Qinheng Zheng, Andrew Molino, Hendrika M. Duivenvoorden, Belinda S. Parker, David J. D. Wilson, K. Barry Sharpless, and John E. Moses*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 4552.
  1. Sustainable Syntheses of Jerantinines A & E and Structural Characterisation of the Jerantinine-Tubulin Complex at the Colchicine Binding Site, Christopher J. Smedley, Paul A.  Stanley, Mohannad E. Qazzaz, Andrea E. Prota, Natacha Olieric, Hillary Collins, Harry Eastman, Andrew S.  Barrow, Kuan-Hon  Lim, Toh-Seok Kam, Brian J. Smith, Hendrika M. Duivenvoorden, Belinda S.  Parker, Tracey D.  Bradshaw, Michel O. Steinmetz, and John E. Moses*, Sci. Rep., 2018, 8, 10617.
  1. Modification of Carbon Fibre Surfaces by Sulfur-Fluoride Exchange Click Chemistry, James D. Randall, Daniel J. Eyckens, Filip Stojcevski, Egan H. Doeven, Andrew S. Barrow, Chantelle L. Arnold, John E. Moses*, and L. C. Henderson*, ChemPhysChem, 2018, 19, 3176.
  1. Synthesis of 1,2,4-Triazol-3-imines via Selective Stepwise Cycloaddition of Nitrile Imines with Organo-Cyanamides, Pallavi Sharma*, Shrisha Bhat, M. R. Ranga Prabhath, Andrew Molino, Elisa Nauha, David, J. D. Wilson, and John E. Moses,* Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 4263.
  1. Quantitative and Orthogonal Formation and Reactivity of SuFEx Platforms, Digvijay Gahtory, Rickdeb Sen, Sidharam Pujari, Suhua Li, Qinheng Zheng, John E. Moses*, K. Barry Sharpless*, and Han Zuilhof*, Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 10550.
  1. 1-Bromoethene-1-sulfonyl fluoride (BESF) is another good connective hub for SuFEx click chemistry, Christopher J. Smedley, Marie-Claire Giel, Andrew Molino, Andrew S. Barrow, David J. D. Wilson, and John E. Moses*, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 6020.
  1. Special Edition for Australian Chemical Biology: Photochemical activity of membrane-localised polyketide derived marine natural products, Kimberley J. Powell, Joanna L. Richens, Jonathan P. Bramble, Li-Chen Han, Pallavi Sharma, Paul O’Shea, and John E. Moses*, Tetrahedron, 2018, 12, 1191.
  1. SuFEx Chemistry of Thionyl Tetrafluoride (SOF4) with Organolithium Nucleophiles: Synthesis of Sulfonimidoyl Fluorides, Sulfoximines, Sulfonimidamides and Sulfonimidates, Bing Gao, Suhua Li, Peng Wu, John E. Moses, and K. Barry Sharpless, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 1939.
  1. Mechanism of intersubunit ketosynthase–dehydratase interaction in polyketide synthases, Matthew Jenner, Simone Kosol, Daniel Griffiths, Panward Prasongpholchai, Lucio Manzi, Andrew S. Barrow, John E. Moses, Neil J. Oldham, Jozef R. Lewandowski, and Gregory L. Challis, Nat. Chem. Bio., 2018, 14, 270.
  1. Differential cytotoxic effects of piperlongumine analogues and their radiotherapeutic response in breast cancer, Nurul Akmaryanti Abdullah, John E. Moses, Li-Chen Han, Sarah Storr, Aula Ammar, Stewart G. Martin, Cancer Res., 2017, 77, 5210.
  1. Carbene footprinting reveals binding interfaces of a multimeric membrane spanning protein, Luciio Manzi, Andrew S. Barrow, John T. S. Hopper, C. Kleanthous, Carol. V. Robinson, John E. Moses*, and Neil, J. Oldham*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 14873.
  1. Sulfur–Fluoride Exchange (SuFEx)-Mediated Synthesis of Sterically Hindered and Electron-Deficient Secondary and Tertiary Amides via Acyl Fluoride Intermediates, Christopher J. Smedley, Andrew S. Barrow, Christian Spiteri, Marie-Claire Giel, Pallavi Sharma, and John E. Moses*, Chem. Eur. J.,  2017, 23, 9990.
  1. Very Important Paper: Multidimensional SuFEx Click Chemistry: Sequential Sulfur(VI) Fluoride Exchange Connections of Diverse Modules Launched From An SOF4 Hub, Suhua Li, Peng Wu, John E. Moses, and K. Barry Sharpless, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 2903.
  1. Invited Special Edition in Drug Discovery: Horner–Wadsworth–Emmons approach to piperlongumine analogues with potent anti-cancer activity, Li-Chen Han, Paul A. Stanley, Paul Wood, Tracey D. Bradshaw, and John E. Moses*, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2016, 14, 7585.
  1. Reengineering Antibiotics to Combat Bacterial Resistance: Click Chemistry [1,2,3]-Triazole Vancomycin Dimers with Potent Activity against MRSA and VRE, Steven M. Silverman, John E. Moses, and K. Barry Sharpless, Chem, Eu. J.,201723, 79.
  1. Carbene Footprinting Accurately Maps Binding Sites in Protein-Ligand and Protein-Protein Interactions, Lucio Manzi, Andrew S. Barrow, Daniel Scott, Robert Layfield, Timothy G. Wright, Neil J. Oldham*, and John E. Moses*, Nat. Commun., 2016, 7, 13288.
  1. Synthesis of Sulfonyl Azides via Lewis Base Activation of Sulfonyl Fluorides and Trimethylsilyl Azide, Andrew S. Barrow, and John E. Moses*, Synlett., 2016, 27, 1840.
  1. Chemoselective Synthesis of Polysubstituted Pyridines from Heteroaryl Fluorosulfates, Enxuan Zhang, Jiaze Tang, Suhua Li, Peng Wu, John. E. Moses, and K. Barry Sharpless, Chem. Eur. J., 2016,  22, 5692.
  1. Synthesis of Oxadiazol-5-imines via the Cyclizative Capture of in Situ Generated Cyanamide Ions and Nitrile Oxides, Shreesha V. BhatDavid Robinson,  Pallavi Sharma, and John E Moses*, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 1100.
  1. Biomimetic Approaches Towards The Synthesis of Complex Dimeric Natural Products, Paul A. Stanley, Chrisitian Spiteri, Jonathan C. Moore, Andrew S. Barrow, Pallavi Sharma, and John E. Moses*, Curr. Pharm. Des., 2016, 22, 1628.
  1. Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Hybrid Acridine-HSP90 Ligand Conjugates as Telomerase Inhibitors Stephen Roe, Mekala Gunaratnam, Christian Spiteri, Pallavi Sharma, Rima D. Alharthy, Stephen Neidle, and John E. Moses*, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13, 8500.
  1. Ligand Selectivity in Stabilising Tandem Parallel Folded G-quadruplex Motifs in Human Telomeric DNA Sequences, Alex R. O. Cousins, Dougal Ritson, Pallavi Sharma, Malcolm F. G. Stevens, John E. Moses, and Mark S. Searle, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 15202.
  1. Formal Synthesis of Kingianin A based upon a Novel Electrochemically-induced Radical Cation Diels–Alder Reaction, Jonathan C. Moore, E. Stephen Davies, Darren A. Walsh, Pallavi Sharma, and John E. Moses*,  Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 12523.
  1. Chemoselective Palladium-Catalyzed Cyanation of Alkenyl Halides, Kimberley J. Powell, Li-Chen Han, Pallavi Sharma, and John E. Moses*, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 2158.
  1. Structural characterisation of the apo-form and NADH binary complex of human lactate dehydrogenase, Sally Dempster, Stephen Harper, John E. Moses*, and Ingrid Dreveny*, Acta Crystallogr. D, 2014, 70, 1484.
  1. A novel ‘click-chemistry’ approach to flame retardant polyurethanes, Ana M. Borreguero, Manuel S. Carmona, Pallavi Sharma, Christian Spiteri, María Martínez-Velencoso, Juan F. Rodríguez*, and John E. Moses*, React. Funct. Polym.,2013, 73, 1207.
  1. A catalytic and tert-butoxide ion-mediated amidation of aldehydes with para-nitro azides, Giorgio Carbone, James Burnley, andJohn E. Moses*,Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 2759.
  1. Catalytic Reduction of ortho– andpara-Azidonitrobenzenes via tert-Butoxide Ion Mediated Electron Transfer, James Burnley, Giorgio Carbone, and John E. Moses*, Synlett, 2013, 24, 652.
  1. Interactions of Marine-Derived gamma-Pyrone Natural Products with Phospholipid Membranes, Kimberley J. Powell, Pallavi Sharma, Joanna L. Richens, Benjamin M. Davis, John E. Moses*, and Paul O’Shea*, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,2012, 14, 14489.
  1. Antiulcerogenic Activities of the Extracts and Isolated Flavonoids of Euphorbia cuneataVahl, Amani S. Awaad, Nabilah A. Al-Jaber, John E. Moses, Reham M. El-Meligy, and Mohamed E. Zain, Phytother. Res., 2013, 27,126.
  1. Continuous Flow Synthesis of Secondary Amides by Tandem Azidation-Amidation of Anilines, Christian Spiteri, and John E. Moses*,Synlett, 2012, 23, 1546.
  1. New Biological Activities of Casimiroa edulisLeaf Extract and Isolated Compounds,Amani S. Awaad, Nabilah A. Al-Jaber, Gamal A. Soliman, Mounerah R. Al-Outhman, Mohamed E. Zain, John E. Moses and Reham M. El-Meligy, Phytother. Res.,2012, 26, 452.
  1. A Fragment Based Click Chemistry Approach Towards Hybrid G-quadruplex Ligands: Design, Syntheses and Biophysical Evaluation, Dougal J. Ritson and John E. Moses*, Tetrahedron, 2012, 68, 197.
  1. A Synthetic Approach to Kingianin A Based on Biosynthetic Speculation, Pallavi Sharma, Dougal J. Ritson, James Burnley,  and John E. Moses*, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 10605.
  1. Special Issue: Review on some antioxidant plants growing in the Arab world, Nabilah A. Al-Jaber, Amani S. Awaad, and John E. Moses, J. Saud. Chem. Soc., 2011, 15, 293.
  1. Microwave-Enhanced Reaction of Thioacids with Azides in Aqueous Medium, Pallavi Sharma, Adam D. Moorhouse, and John E. Moses*, Synlett, 2011, 16, 2384.
  1. Catalyst Free Regioselective Hydrostannation of Arynes, Christian Spiteri, James Burnley, and John E. Moses*, Synlett, 2011, 17, 2533.
  1. Invited Special Review Article: Total Synthesis of Polypropionate-Derived γ-Pyrone Natural Products, Pallavi Sharma, Kimberley J. Powell, and John E. Moses*, Synthesis, 2011, 18, 2865.
  1. Silver Mediated One-Step Synthesis of Oxazoles from alpha-haloketones, Christian Spiteri, Dougal J. Ritson, Amani Awaad,  and John E. Moses*, J. Saud. Chem. Soc., 2011, 15, 375.

46-47. A Silver Mediated One-Step Synthesis of Oxazoles, Dougal J. Ritson, Christian Spiteri, and John E. Moses*, J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 3519. Published as a highlight: Synfacts, 2011, 0710.

  1. Special ChemCommun Emerging Investigator Issue: Targeting Glycolysis: A Fragment Based Approach Towards Bifunctional Inhibitors of hLDH-5, Adam D. Moorhouse, Christian Spiteri, Pallavi Sharma, Mire Zloh, and John E. Moses*, Commun., 2011, 47, 230.
  1. Structure-based design of selective high-affinity telomeric quadruplex-binding ligands, Caterina Maria Lombardo, Iria Sanchez Martınez, Shozeb Haider, Valerie Gabelica, Edwin De Pauw, John E. Moses*, and Stephen Neidle*, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 9116.

42-43. A New Synthesis of 1-Substituted-1H-indazoles via 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition of  in situ Generated Nitrile Imines and Benzyne, Christian Spiteri, Steve Keeling, and John E. Moses*, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 3368. Published as a highlight: Synfacts, 2010, 1122.

  1. Ethynyldiisopropylsilyl: A New Alkynylsilane Protecting Group & ‘Click’ Linker, Pallavi Sharma, and John E. Moses*, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 2860.
  1. A Click Chemistry Approach to C-3 Symmetric G-Quadruplex Stabilising Ligands, John E. Moses*, Dougal J. Ritson, Fengzhi Zhang, Caterina Maria Lombarda, Shozeb Haider, Neil Oldham, and Stephen Neidle, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2010, 8, 2926.
  1. Tuneable DNA-Based Asymmetric Catalysis Using a G-Quadruplex Supramolecular Assembly, Stephen Roe, Dougal J. Ritson, Tom Garner, Mark Searle, and John E. Moses*, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 4309.

37-38. Front Cover OBC: An efficient entry to 1,2-benzisoxazoles via 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition of in situ generated nitrile oxides and benzyne, Christian Spiteri, Christopher Mason, Fengzhi Zhang, Dougal J. Ritson, Pallavi Sharma, Steve Keeling, and John E. Moses*, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2010, 8, 2537. Published as a highlight: Synfacts, 2010: 0874.

35-36. An improved synthesis of 1,2-benzisoxazoles: TBAF mediated 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition of nitrile oxides and benzyne, Christian Spiteri, Pallavi Sharma,  Fengzhi Zhang, Simon J. F. MacDonald, Steve Keeling,  and John E. Moses*, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 1272. Published as a highlight: Synfacts, 2010: 0519.

  1. Photochemical Studies of the Tridachiahydropyrones in Seawater, Pallavi Sharma, and John E. Moses*, Professor Gerry Pattenden 70th Birthday Special Edition, Synlett, 2010, 4, 525.
  1. Copper-Catalyzed Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition: Regioselective Synthesis of 1,4,5-Trisubstituted 1,2,3-Triazoles, Christian Spiteri, and John E. Moses*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 49, 31.
  2. Highlights from the 44th EUCHEM Conference on Stereochemistry, Bürgenstock, Switzerland, May 2009, John E. Moses, Magnus Rueping,  and Leroy Cronin, Chem. Commun., 2009, 6125.
  1. Selectivity of small molecule ligands for parallel and anti-parallel DNA G-quadruplex structures, Thomas P. Garner, Huw E. L. Williams, Katarzyna I. Gluszyk, Stephen Roe, Neil J. Oldham, Malcolm F. G. Stevens, John E. Moses*, and Mark S. Searle, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2009, 7, 4194.
  1. Biomimetic Synthesis and Structural Reassignment of the Tridachiahydropyrones, Pallavi Sharma, Barry Lygo, Lewis Williams, and John E. Moses*, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 5966.
  1. G-quadruplex compounds and cisplatin act synergistically to inhibit cancer cell growth in vitro and in vivo, Mekala Gunaratnam , Colin Green, Bruno Moreira, Adam D. Moorhouse, Lloyd R Kelland, John E. Moses*, and Stephen Neidle, Biochem. Pharm., 2009, 78, 115.
  1. Benzyne Click Chemistry With In Situ Generated Aromatic Azides, Fengzhi Zhang, and John E. Moses*, Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 1587.
  2. Biomimetic Synthesis and Structural Revision of (±)-Tridachiahydropyrone, Pallavi Sharma, Nicholas Griffiths, and John E. Moses*, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 4025.
  1. Microwave Enhancement of a ‘One Pot’ Tandem Azidation-‘Click’ Cycloaddition of Anilines, Adam D. Moorhouse, and John. E. Moses*, Sir Jack Baldwin 70th Birthday Special Edition, Synlett. 2008, 14, 2089.
  1. Biomimetic Synthesis of Pyrone-Derived Natural Products: Exploring Chemical Pathways from a Unique Polyketide Precursor, Serena J. Eade, Magnus W. Walter, Colin Byrne, Barbara Odell, Raphaël Rodriguez, Jack E. Baldwin, Robert M. Adlington, and John E. Moses*, J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 4830.
  1. Targeting telomerase and telomeres: a click chemistry approach towards G-quadruplex ligands, Adam D. Moorhouse, Shozeb Haider, Mekala Gunaratnam, Deeksha Munnur, Stephen Neidle, and, John E. Moses*, Mol. BioSyst., 2008, 4, 629.
  1. Click Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry: A Case of “Cyclo-Addiction”, Adam D. Moorhouse, and John E. Moses*, ChemMedChem, 2008, 3, 715.
  1. Efficient Conversion of Aromatic Amines into Azides: A One Pot Synthesis of Triazole Linkage, Karine Barral, Adam D. Moorhouse, and John E. Moses*, Org. Lett., 2007, 9, 1809.
  1. The Growing Applications of Click Chemistry, John E. Moses*, and Adam, D. Moorhouse, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2007, 36, 1249.
  1. Total Synthesis of Cyercene A and the Biomimetic Synthesis of (±)-9,10-Deoxytridachione and (±)-Ocellapyrone A, Raphaël Rodriguez, John E. Moses, Robert M. Adlington, and Jack E. Baldwin, Tetrahedron 2007, 63, 4500.
  1. Stabilisation of G-Quadruplex DNA by Highly Specific Ligands via Click Chemistry, Adam D. Moorhouse, Ana Mafalda Santos, Mekala Gunaratnam, Stephen Neidle, and John E. Moses*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 15972.
  1. Total synthesis of the epoxyquinol dimer (+)-panepophenanthrin:  Application of a diastereospecific biomimetic Diels-Alder dimerisation, Laurent Commeiras, John E. Moses*, Robert M. Adlington, Jack E. Baldwin, Andrew R. Cowley, Christopher M. Baker, Birgit Albrecht, and Guy H. Grant, Tetrahedron, 2006, 62, 9892.
  1. The biomimetic synthesis of SNF4435C and SNF4435D, and the total synthesis of the polyene metabolites aureothin, N-acetyl-aureothamine and spectinabilin, Mikkel F. Jacobsen, John E. Moses, Robert M. Adlington, and Jack E. Baldwin, Tetrahedron, 2006, 62, 1675.
  1. Chemical Communications 40th Anniversary Feature Article.  Sir Jack Baldwin: Biomimetic Studies at Oxford, John E. Moses*, and Robert M. Adlington, Chem. Commun., 2005, 48, 5945.
  1. A new and efficient method for o-quinone methide intermediate generation: application to the biomimetic synthesis of the benzopyran derived natural products (±)-lucidene and (±)-alboatrin, Raphaël Rodriguez, John E. Moses, Robert M. Adlington, and Jack E. Baldwin, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2005, 3, 3488.
  1. The total synthesis of spectinabilin and its biomimetic conversion to SNF4435 C and SNF4435 D, Mikkel F. Jacobsen, John E. Moses, Robert M. Adlington, and Jack E. Baldwin, Org. Lett., 2005, 7, 2473.
  1. Biomimetic synthesis of (±)-9,10-deoxytridachione, John E. Moses, Robert M. Adlington, Raphaël Rodriguez, Serena J. Eade, and Jack E. Baldwin, Chem. Commun., 2005, 13, 1687.

11-12. A short total synthesis of aureothin and N-acetyl-aureothamine, Mikkel F. Jacobsen, John E. Moses, Robert M. Adlington, and Jack E. Baldwin, Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 641. Published as a highlight: Synfacts, 2005, 0009.

  1. A New and Efficient Method for o-Quinone Methide Intermediate Generation: Application to the Biomimetic Synthesis of (±)-Alboatrin, Raphael Rodriguez, Robert M. Adlington, John E. Moses, Andrew Cowley, and Jack E. Baldwin, Org. Lett., 2004, 6, 3617.
  1. An efficient synthesis of cyercene A, John E. Moses, Jack E. Baldwin, and Robert M. Adlington, Tetrahedron Lett., 2004, 45, 6447.
  1. Biomimetic studies on polyenes, John E. Moses, Jack E. Baldwin, Sébastien Brückner, Serena J. Eade and Robert M. Adlington, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2003, 1, 3670.
  1. Mechanistic evidence for the biomimetic synthesis of the crispatene core, , Tetrahedron Lett., 2003, 44, 7471.
  1. Thermally induced cascade pericyclic reaction pathways from tetraene esters, John E. Moses, Jack E. Baldwin, Robert M. Adlington, Andrew R. Cowley, and Rodolfo Marquez, Tetrahedron Lett., 2003, 44, 6625.
  1. Total synthesis of panepophenanthrin, John E. Moses, Laurent Commeiras, Jack. E. Baldwin, and Robert. M. Adlington, Org. Lett., 2003, 5, 2987.
  1. The isolation and chemistry of tantalum dimethylamides containing resolved  3,3’-disubstituted-1,1’-bi-2-napthoxide ligands, Au Ji Ru Son, Scott W. Schweiger, Matthew G. Thorn, John E. Moses, Phillip E. Fanwick, and Ian P. Rothwell, Dalton Trans., 2003, 8, 1620.
  1. Biomimetic Synthesis of the Crispatene Core, John E. Moses, Jack E. Baldwin, Rodolfo Marquez, Robert M. Adlington, Timothy D. W. Claridge, and Barbara Odell, Org. Lett., 2003, 5, 661
  1. Studies on the biomimetic synthesis of SNF4435 C and D, John E. Moses, Jack E. Baldwin, Rodolfo Marquez, Robert M. Adlington, and Andrew R. Cowley, Org. Lett., 2002, 4, 3731.
  1. New tantalum compounds supported by 3,3’-disubstituted-1,1’-bi-2-napthoxide ligation. Matthew G. Thorn, John  E. Moses, Phillip E. Fanwick, and Ian P. Rothwell, Dalton Trans., 2000, 16, 2659.