Publications

Wu, X., Witzig, R. M., Beaud, R., Fischer, C., Häussinger, D. and Sparr, C. (2020) “Catalyst-Control over Sixfold Stereogenicity”, ChemRxiv, p. 12213362.v1.   edoc | Open Access
Castrogiovanni, A., Lotter, D., Bissegger, F. R. and Sparr, C. (2020) “JoyaPhos: An Atropisomeric Teraryl Monophosphine Ligand”, Chemistry - A European Journal. Wiley, 26(44), pp. 9864–9868. doi: 10.1002/chem.202001269.   edoc
Raps, F. C., Fäseke, V. C., Häussinger, D. and Sparr, C. (2020) “Catalyst-Controlled Transannular Polyketide Cyclization Cascades: Selective Folding of Macrocyclic Polyketides”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Wiley, 59(42), pp. 18390–18394. doi: 10.1002/anie.202005733.   edoc
Moser, D., Castrogiovanni, A., Lotter, D., Witzig, R. M., Fäseke, V. C., Raps, F. C. and Sparr, C. (2020) “Catalytic Cascade Reactions Inspired by Polyketide Biosynthesis”, Chimia. Schweizerische Chemische Gesellschaft, 74(9), pp. 699–703. doi: 10.2533/chimia.2020.699.   edoc
Fäseke, V. C., Raps, F. C. and Sparr, C. (2020) “Polyketide Cyclizations for the Synthesis of Polyaromatics ”, Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English). Wiley, 59(18), pp. 6975–6983. doi: 10.1002/anie.201911255.   edoc
Fischer, C., Kerzig, C., Zilate, B., Wenger, O. S. and Sparr, C. (2020) “Modulation of Acridinium Organophotoredox Catalysts Guided by Photophysical Studies”, ACS Catalysis. American Chemical Society, 10(1), pp. 210–215. doi: 10.1021/acscatal.9b03606.   edoc | Open Access
Zilate, B., Fischer, C. and Sparr, C. (2020) “Design and application of aminoacridinium organophotoredox catalysts”, Chemical Communications . Royal Society of Chemistry, 56(12), pp. 1767–1775. doi: 10.1039/c9cc08524f.   edoc | Open Access
Bourgeois, F., Medlock, J. A., Bonrath, W. and Sparr, C. . (2020) “Catalyst Repurposing Sequential Catalysis by Harnessing Regenerated Prolinamide Organocatalysts as Transfer Hydrogenation Ligands”, Organic Letters. American Chemical Society, 22(1), pp. 110–115. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b04033.   edoc | Open Access
Witzig, R. M. and Sparr, C. (2020) “Synthesis of Enantioenriched Tetra-ortho-3,3′-substituted Biaryls by Small-Molecule-Catalyzed Noncanonical Polyketide Cyclizations”, Synlett. Georg Thieme , 31(1), pp. 13–20. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1690215.   edoc | Open Access
Castrogiovanni, A., Herr, P., Larsen, C. B., Guo, X., Sparr, C. and Wenger, O. S. (2019) “Shortcuts for Electron-Transfer through the Secondary Structure of Helical Oligo-1,2-Naphthylenes”, Chemistry - A European Journal. Wiley, 25, pp. 16748–16754. doi: 10.1002/chem.201904771.   edoc | Open Access
Zilate, B., Fischer, C., Schneider, L. and Sparr, C. (2019) “Scalable Synthesis of Acridinium Catalysts for Photoredox Deuterations”, Synthesis. Georg Thieme, 51(23), pp. 4359–4365. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1690694.   edoc | Open Access
Witzig, R. M., Fäseke, V. C., Häussinger, D. and Sparr, C. (2019) “Atroposelective synthesis of tetra-ortho-substituted biaryls by catalyst-controlled non-canonical polyketide cyclizations”, Nature Catalysis . Springer Nature , 2(10), pp. 925–930. doi: 10.1038/s41929-019-0345-0.   edoc | Open Access
Jakobi, M., Gallou, F., Sparr, C. and Parmentier, M. (2019) “A General Protocol for Robust Sonogashira Reactions in Micellar Medium”, Helvetica Chimica Acta. Wiley, 102(3), p. e1900024. doi: 10.1002/hlca.201900024.   edoc | Open Access
Sparr, C. (2019) “Author Profile”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Wiley, 58, p. 944. doi: 10.1002/anie.201809582.   edoc
Kaldre, D., Gallou, F., Sparr, C. and Parmentier, M. (2019) “Interface-rich Aqueous Systems for Sustainable Chemical Synthesis”, Chimia. Schweizerische Chemische Gesellschaft, 73(9), pp. 714–719. doi: 10.2533/chimia.2019.714 .   edoc | Open Access
Lotter, D., Castrogiovanni, A., Neuburger, D. and Sparr, C. (2018) “Catalyst-Controlled Stereodivergent Synthesis of Atropisomeric Multi-Axis Systems”, ACS Central Science. American Chemical Society, 4(5), pp. 656–660. doi: 10.1021/acscentsci.8b00204.   edoc | Open Access
Zilate, B., Castrogiovanni, A. and Sparr, C. (2018) “Catalyst-Controlled Stereoselective Synthesis of Atropisomers (Perspective)”, ACS Catalysis. American Chemical Society, 8(4), pp. 2981–2988. doi: 10.1021/acscatal.7b04337.   edoc | Open Access
Lotter, D. and Sparr, C. (2018) “Diaryl Magnesium Lithium Alkoxides Derived from (Z)‐4‐(2‐Bromophenyl)but‐3‐en‐1‐ol ”, Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. Wiley. doi: 10.1002/047084289X.rn02170.   edoc
Fischer, C. and Sparr, C. (2018) “Synthesis of 1,5-Bifunctional Organolithium Reagents by Double Directed ortho-Metalation: Direct Transformation of Esters into 1,8-Dimethoxy-Acridinium Salts”, Tetrahedron. Elsevier, 74(38), pp. 5486–5493. doi: 10.1016/j.tet.2018.04.060 .   edoc | Open Access
Link, A. and Sparr, C. (2018) “Remote Central-to-Axial Chirality Conversion: Direct Atroposelective Ester to Biaryl Transformation”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Wiley, 57(24), pp. 7136–7139. doi: 10.1002/anie.201803472 .   edoc | Open Access
Fischer, C. and Sparr, C. (2018) “Configurationally Stable Atropisomeric Acridinium Fluorophores”, Synlett. Georg Thieme Verlag, 29(16), pp. 2176–2180. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1610233.   edoc | Open Access
Link, A. and Sparr, C. (2018) “Stereoselective Arene-Formation (Review)”, Chemical Society Reviews. Royal Society of Chemistry, 47(11), pp. 3804–3815. doi: 10.1039/c7cs00875a.   edoc | Open Access
Fischer, C. and Sparr, C. (2018) “Direct Transformation of Esters into Heterocyclic Fluorophores”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Wiley, 57(9), pp. 2436–2440. doi: 10.1002/anie.201711296.   edoc
Witzig, R. M., Lotter, D., Fäseke, V. C. and Sparr, C. (2017) “Stereoselective Arene-Forming Aldol Condensation: Catalyst-Controlled Synthesis of Axially Chiral Compounds”, Chemistry - A European Journal. Wiley, 23(53), pp. 12960–12966. doi: 10.1002/chem.201702471.   edoc | Open Access
Fäseke, V. C., Witzig, R. M., Link, A., Lotter, D. and Sparr, C. (2017) “Catalytic Arene-forming Aldol Condensation: Stereoselective Synthesis of Rotationally Restricted Aromatic Compounds”, Chimia. Schweizerische Chemische Gesellschaft, 71(9), pp. 596–599. doi: 10.2533/chimia.2017.596.   edoc | Open Access
Link, A., Fischer, C. and Sparr, C. (2017) “A 1,5-Bifunctional Organomagnesium Reagent for the Synthesis of Disubstituted Anthracenes and Anthrones”, Synthesis. Georg Thieme, 49(2), pp. 397–402. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1588087.   edoc
Fäseke, V. C. and Sparr, C. (2016) “Stereoselective Arene-Forming Aldol Condensation: Synthesis of Axially Chiral Aromatic Amides”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Wiley, 55(25), pp. 7261–7264. doi: 10.1002/anie.201602689.   edoc
Lotter, D., Neuburger, M., Rickhaus, M., Häussinger, D. and Sparr, C. (2016) “Stereoselective Arene-Forming Aldol Condensation: Synthesis of Configurationally Stable Oligo-1,2-naphthylenes”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Wiley, 55(8), pp. 2920–2923. doi: 10.1002/anie.201510259.   edoc
Link, A., Fischer, C. and Sparr, C. (2015) “Direct Transformation of Esters into Arenes with 1,5-Bifunctional Organo­magnesium Reagents”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Wiley, 54(41), pp. 12163–12166. doi: 10.1002/anie.201505414.   edoc | Open Access
Sparr, C. (2015) “Scientific Fireworks to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Bürgenstock Conference”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Wiley, 54(30), pp. 8594–8596. doi: 10.1002/anie.201504945.   edoc
Link, A. and Sparr, C. (2014) “Organocatalytic Atroposelective Aldol Condensation: Synthesis of Axially Chiral Biaryls by Arene Formation”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Wiley, 53(21), pp. 5458–5461. doi: 10.1002/anie.201402441.   edoc