Publications at OSU


Spencer P. Pitre* and Larry E. Overman*. Strategic Use of Visible-Light Photoredox Catalysis in Natural Product Synthesis. Chemical Reviews 2021, Article ASAP.

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Publications Prior to OSU

17. Pitre, S. P.; Allred, T. K.; Overman, L. E. Lewis Acid Activation of Fragment-Coupling Reactions of Tertiary Carbon Radicals Promoted by Visible Light Irradiation of EDA Complexes. Organic Letters 2021, 23, 1103–1106. 
16. Pitre, S. P.; Muuronen, M.; Fishman, D. A.; Overman, L. E. Tertiary Alcohols as Radical Precursors for the Introduction of Tertiary Substituents into Heteroarenes. ACS Catalysis 2019, 9, 3413–3418.
15. Pitre, S. P.; Weires, N. A.; Overman, L. E. Forging C(sp3)–C(sp3) Bonds with Carbon-Centered Radicals in the Synthesis of Complex Molecules. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2019, 141, 2800–2813.
14. McCallum, T.; Pitre, S. P.; Morin, M.; Scaiano, J. C.; Barriault, L. The photochemical alkylation and reduction of heteroarenes. Chemical Science 2017, 8, 7412–7418.
13. Pitre, S. P.; Scaiano, J. C.; Yoon, T. P. Photocatalytic Indole Diels–Alder Cycloadditions Mediated by Heterogeneous Platinum-Modified Titanium Dioxide. ACS Catalysis 2017, 7, 6440–6444.
12. Pitre, S. P.; Yoon, T. P.; Scaiano, J. C. Titanium Dioxide Visible Light Photocatalysis: Surface Association Enables Photocatalysis with Visible Light Irradiation. Chemical Communications 2017, 53, 4335–4338.
11. Garcia, A. M., de Alwis Weerasekera, H.; Pitre, S. P.; McNeill, B.; Lissi, E.; Edwards, A. M.; Alarcon, E. M. Photodynamic performance of zinc phthalocyanine in HeLa cells: A comparison between DPCC liposomes and BSA as delivery systems. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 2016, 163, 385–390.
10. Pitre, S. P.; McTiernan, C. D.; Scaiano, J. C. Library of Cationic Organic Dyes for Visible-Light-Driven Photoredox Transformations. ACS Omega 2016, 1, 66–76.
9. Pitre, S. P.; McTiernan, C. D.; Scaiano, J. C. Understanding the Kinetics and Spectroscopy of Photoredox Catalysis and Transition-Metal Free Alternatives. Accounts of Chemical Research. 2016, 49, 1320–1330.
8. Pitre, S. P.; McTiernan, C. D.; Vine, W.; DiPucchio, R.; Grenier, M.; Scaiano, J. C. Visible-Light Actinometry and Intermittent Illumination as Convenient Tools to Study Ru(bpy)3Cl2 Mediated Photoredox Transformations. Scientific Reports 2015, 5, 16397.
7. Favrelle, A.; Gouhier, G.; Guillen, F.; Martin, C.; Mofaddel, N.; Petit, S.; Mundy, K. M.; Pitre, S. P.; Wagner, B. D. Structure-Binding Effects: Comparative Binding of 2-Anilino-6-naphthalenesulfonate by a Series of Alkyl- and Hydroxyalkyl-Substituted β-Cyclodextrins. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2015, 119, 12921–12930.
6. McTiernan, C. D., Pitre, S. P., Scaiano, J. C. Photocatalytic Dehalogenation of Vicinal Dibromo Compounds Utilizing Sexithiophene and Visible-Light Irradiation. ACS Catalysis 2014, 4, 4034–4039.
5. McTiernan, C. D., Pitre, S. P., Ismail, H., Scaiano, J. C. Heterogeneous Light-Mediated Reductive Dehalogenations and Cyclizations Utilizing Platinum Nanoparticles on Titania (Pt@TiO2). Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis 2014, 356, 2819–2824.
4. Pitre, S. P., McTiernan, C. D., Ismaili, H., Scaiano, J. C. Metal-Free Photocatalytic Radical Trifluoromethylation Utilizing Methylene Blue and Visible Light Irradiation. ACS Catalysis 2014, 4, 2530–2535.
3. Pitre, S. P., McTiernan, C. D., Ismaili, H., Scaiano, J. C. Mechanistic Insights and Kinetic Analysis for the Oxidative Hydroxylation of Arylboronic Acids by Visible Light Photoredox Catalysis: A Metal-Free Alternative. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013 135, 13286–13289.
2. Carter Ramirez, D. M., Pitre, S. P., Kim, Y. A., Bittman, R., Johnston, L. J. Photouncaging of Ceramides Promotes Reorganization of Liquid-Ordered Domains in Supported Lipid Bilayers. Langmuir 2013, 29, 3380–3387.
1. Ismaili, H., Pitre, S. P., Scaiano, J. C. Active participation of amine derived radicals in photoredox catalysis as exemplified by a reductive cyclization. Catalysis Science & Technology 2013, 3, 935–937.