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Structure and Bonding in Metal Carbonyls and Related Compounds

[Plenary lecture]

F. A. Cotton

Helv. Chim. Acta 1969, vol. 50, p. 117


Going for a PhD: Joys and Pitfalls


Wilfred F. Gunsteren

Helv. Chim. Acta 2016, 10.1002/hlca.201600153


Confusing Quantitative Descriptions of BrønstedLowry Acid—Base Equilibria in Chemistry Textbooks – A Critical Review and Clarifications for Chemical Educators


Erich C. Meister, Martin Willeke, Werner Angst, Antonio Togni, Peter Walde

Helv. Chim. Acta 2014, vol. 97, p. 1


Ruthenium Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Asymmetric Diels–Alder Reactions: Reverse-Face Selectivity for α,β-Unsaturated Aldehydes and Ketones

[Full Paper]

Sirinporn Thamapipol, Bettina Ludwig, Céline Besnard, Christophe Saudan, E. Peter Kündig

Helv. Chim. Acta 2016, 10.1002/hlca.201600139


Synthesis of N-[(tert-Butoxy)carbonyl]-3-(9,10-dihydro-9-oxoacridin-2-yl)-L-alanine, a New Fluorescent Amino Acid Derivative

Aneta Szymańska, Katarzyna Wegner, Leszek Łankiewicz

Helv. Chim. Acta 2003, vol. 86, p. 3326


Über neue organische Phosphorverbindungen III. Phosphinmethylenderivate und Phosphinimine

H. Staudinger, Jules Meyer

Helv. Chim. Acta 1919, vol. 2, p. 635


Allelopathic Activity of the Iron Chelator Anachelin – A Molecular Hybrid with a Dual Mode of Action

[Full Paper]

Suman De Sarkar, Judith F. Blom, Yann Bethuel, Friedrich Jüttner, Karl Gademann

Helv. Chim. Acta 2016, 10.1002/hlca.201600123


Substrate Range of the Titanium TADDOLate Catalyzed Asymmetric Fluorination of Activated Carbonyl Compounds

Andreas Bertogg, Lukas Hintermann, Dominique P. Huber, Mauro Perseghini, Maria Sanna, Antonio Togni

Helv. Chim. Acta 2012, vol. 95, p. 353


Room Temperature Synthesis and Size Control of HKUST-1

Gerardo Majano, Javier Pérez-Ramírez

Helv. Chim. Acta 2012, vol. 95, p. 2278


Corrin Syntheses. Part I

[Research Article]

Albert Eschenmoser

Helv. Chim. Acta 2015, vol. 98, p. 1483


Transition Metal Complexes of the new Synthetic Macrocyclic Ligands

[Plenary lecture]

Daryle H. Busch

Helv. Chim. Acta 1969, vol. 50, p. 174


Introductory Remarks on the Publication Series ‘Corrin Syntheses–Parts I–VI’

Albert Eschenmoser

Helv. Chim. Acta 2015, vol. 98, p. 1475


Substitution of HMPT by the cyclic urea DMPU as a cosolvent for highly reactive nucleophiles and bases

Triptikumar Mukhopadhyay, Dieter Seebach

Helv. Chim. Acta 1982, vol. 65, p. 385


β-Peptides: Synthesis by Arndt-Eistert homologation with concomitant peptide coupling. Structure determination by NMR and CD spectroscopy and by X-ray crystallography. Helical secondary structure of a β-hexapeptide in solution and its stability towards pepsin

Dieter Seebach, Mark Overhand, Florian N. M. Kühnle, Bruno Martinoni, Lukas Oberer, Ulrich Hommel, Hans Widmer

Helv. Chim. Acta 1996, vol. 79, p. 913


Novel Sulfonamide Derivatives as Inhibitors of Histone Deacetylase

Paul W. Finn, Morwena Bandara, Chris Butcher, Angela Finn, Ruth Hollinshead, Nagma Khan, Norman Law, Sreenivasa Murthy, Rosario Romero, Clare Watkins, Victor Andrianov, Rasma M. Bokaldere, Klara Dikovska, Vija Gailite, Einars Loza, Irina Piskunova, Igor Starchenkov, Maxim Vorona, Ivars Kalvinsh

Helv. Chim. Acta 2005, vol. 88, p. 1630


Photochemical and Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Carbon Monoxide Mediated by (2,2′-Bipyridine)tricarbonylchlororhenium(I) and Related Complexes as Homogeneous Catalysts

Jeannot Hawecker, Jean-Marie Lehn, Raymond Ziessel

Helv. Chim. Acta 1986, vol. 69, p. 1990


Chiral and Achiral Crystal Structures

Howard D. Flack

Helv. Chim. Acta 2003, vol. 86, p. 905


Synthesis of Novel Isoindolo[2,1-a]quinazolinedione Derivatives Containing a 1,2,3-Triazole Ring System

Fatemeh Esmaeili-Marandi, Mina Saeedi, Issa Yavari, Mohammad Mahdavi, Abbas Shafiee

Helv. Chim. Acta 2016, vol. 99, p. 37


N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Catalyzed α-Alkylation of Ketones with Primary Alcohols

Yanfang Zhu, Chun Cai, Guoping Lu

Helv. Chim. Acta 2014, vol. 97, p. 1666


Are Oxazolidinones Really Unproductive, Parasitic Species in Proline Catalysis? – Thoughts and Experiments Pointing to an Alternative View

Dieter Seebach, Albert K. Beck, D. Michael Badine, Michael Limbach, Albert Eschenmoser, Adi M. Treasurywala, Reinhard Hobi, Walter Prikoszovich, Bernard Linder

Helv. Chim. Acta 2007, vol. 90, p. 425


A Novel One-Pot Conversion of Allyl Alcohols into Primary Allyl Halides Mediated by Acetyl Halide

Nurhan Kishali, M. Fatih Polat, Ramazan Altundas, Yunus Kara

Helv. Chim. Acta 2008, vol. 91, p. 67


Ein neuer Katalysator für selektive Hydrierungen

H. Lindlar

Helv. Chim. Acta 1952, vol. 35, p. 446


Copper-Binding Motifs: Structural and Theoretical Aspects

Helv. Chim. Acta 2003, vol. 86, p. 1320

Amy Kaufman Katz, Liat Shimoni-Livny, Oshrit Navon, Nadav Navon, Charles W. Bock, Jenny P. Glusker


Copper/Graphene/Clay Nanohybrid: A Highly Efficient Heterogeneous Nanocatalyst for the Synthesis of Novel 1,2,3-Triazolyl Carboacyclic Nucleosides via ‘Click’ Huisgen 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition

Mohammad Navid Soltani Rad, Somayeh Behrouz, S. Jafar Hoseini, Hasan Nasrabadi, Maryam Saberi Zare

Helv. Chim. Acta 2015, vol. 98, p. 1210


Trichodermates A–F, New Cytotoxic Trichothecenes from the Plant Pathogenic Fungus Trichoderma sp.

Jiaying Li, Jinwei Ren, Li Bao, Tao Jin, Wenzhao Wang, Yunfei Pei, Xingzhong Liu, Erwei Li

Helv. Chim. Acta 2016, vol. 99, p. 63


Organocatalyzed Michael Addition of Aldehydes to Nitro Alkenes – Generally Accepted Mechanism Revisited and Revised

Krystyna Patora-Komisarska, Meryem Benohoud, Hayato Ishikawa, Dieter Seebach, Yujiro Hayashi

Helv. Chim. Acta 2011, vol. 94, p. 719


Chemical Constituents from the Fermented Mycelia of the Medicinal Fungus Xylaria nigripes

Juan Xiong, Ya Huang, XiYing Wu, Xin-Hua Liu, Hui Fan, Wei Wang, Yun Zhao, Guo-Xun Yang, Hai-Yan Zhang, Jin-Feng Hu

Helv. Chim. Acta 2016, vol. 99, p. 83


3D-Printing inside the Glovebox: A Versatile Tool for Inert-Gas Chemistry Combined with Spectroscopy

Felix Lederle, Christian Kaldun, Jan C. Namyslo, Eike G. Hübner

Helv. Chim. Acta 2016, vol. 99, p. 255