14. “Access to functionalized Mannich scaffolds via a calcium-catalyzed dehydrative aza-Friedel-Crafts reaction” Basson, A. J. and McLaughlin, M.G* Cell Reports Phys. 2023, DOI:10.1016/j.xcrp.2022.101234 [Link]

13. “Aza-[4 + 2] cycloadditions employing catalytically derived N-acyliminium ions.” Owen, N. J and McLaughlin, M. G.*, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2022, 20, 8209 [Link]

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12. “Diastereoselective Access to Substituted Oxetanes via Hydrosilylation-Iodocyclisation of Homopropargylic Alcohols” Roberts, D. D and McLaughlin, M. G.*, Chem. Commun. 2022, 58, 8376 [Link]

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11. “Unified Approach to Diverse Fused Fragments via Catalytic Dehydrative Cyclization” Basson, A. J., Halcovitch, N. R and McLaughlin, M.G*, Chem. Eur. J. 2022, 28, e202201107 [Link]

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10.”Strategic Applications of the β-Silicon Effect” Roberts, D. R and McLaughlin, M. G*, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2022, 364, 2307 [Link] Designated Very Important Publication (VIP)

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9. “Recent advances in the catalytic generation of N-acyliminium ions and subsequent applications” Basson, A. J and McLaughlin, M. G.*, Tetrahedron, 2022, 114, 132764  [Link]


8. “Cucurbitacins elicit anti-platelet activity via perturbation of the actin cytoskeleton and integrin function” Collaboration with Unsworth Lab (MMU) Thromb Haemost. 2022, DOI: 10.1055/a-1788-5322 [Link]

7. “Regioselective Synthesis of Multifunctional Allylic Amines; Access to Ambiphilic Aziridine Scaffolds” Roberts, Dean. D. and McLaughlin, M. G* Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 4463 [Link]


6. “Aza-Peterson Olefinations: Rapid Synthesis of (E)-Alkenes”  Britten, T. K*,  Basson, A. J, Roberts, Dean. D. and McLaughlin, M. G* Synthesis, 2021, 53, 3535. Featured Article [Link]


5. “Sustainable Access to 5-Amino-Oxazoles and Thiazoles via Calcium Catalyzed Elimination-Cyclization with Isocyanides” Basson, A. J and McLaughlin, M. G.*, ChemSusChem, 202114, 1696 [Link]


4. “Synthesis of Functionalized Isoindolinones via Calcium Catalyzed Generation and Trapping of N-Acyliminium Ions” Basson, A. J and McLaughlin, M. G*, J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 5615 [Link]


3. “Brønsted Acid Catalyzed Peterson Olefinations” Britten, T. K. and McLaughlin, M. G*    J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 301. Featured Article and Front Cover [Link],

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2. “Functionalisation of isoindolinones via a calcium catalysed Hosomi–Sakurai allylation” Basson, A. J and McLaughlin, M. G* Chem. Commun, 2019, 55, 8317. [Link]


1. “Mild, Calcium Catalysed Beckmann Rearrangements”.; Kiely-Collins, H, ;Sechi, I.; Brennan, P. E., McLaughlin, M. G.* Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 654 [Link] 


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