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Professor Joe Sweeney

Chair in Synthetic Chemistry

  1. 2019
  2. Published

    Synthesis of a protected keto-lysidine analogue via improved preparation of arabino-isocytosine nucleosides

    Sweeney, J. B., Bethel, P. A., Gill, D. M., Ochocińska, A. M., Walsh, A. E. J. & Walton, S. M., 5/04/2019, In : Organic Letters. 21, 7, p. 2004-2007 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  3. 2018
  4. Published

    Synthesis of 3-Substituted Pyrrolidines via Palladium-Catalyzed Hydroarylation

    Sweeney, J. B., Doulcet, J. & Thapa, B., 30/11/2018, In : iScience. 9, p. 328-336 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  5. Published

    A simple, broad-scope nickel(0) precatalyst system for direct amination of allyl alcohols

    Sweeney, J. B., Ball, A., Lawrence, P., Sinclair, M. & Smith, L., 6/08/2018, In : Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 57, 32, p. 10202-10206 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  6. Published

    Riluzole-Triazole Hybrids as Novel Chemical Probes for Neuroprotection in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Sweeney, J. B., Rattray, M., Pugh, V. & Powell, L. A., 14/06/2018, In : ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 9, 6, p. 552-556 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  7. Published

    Catalytic C-C Bond Formation Using a Simple Nickel Precatalyst System: Base- and Activator-Free Direct C-Allylation by Alcohols and Amines

    Sweeney, J. B., Ball, A. K. & Smith, L. J., 23/05/2018, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 24, 29, p. 7354-7357 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  8. Published

    Optimizing the Mizoroki–Heck reaction of cyclic allyl amines: Gram-scale synthesis of preclamol without protecting groups

    Sweeney, J. B., Adams, K., Doulcet, J., Thapa, B., Tran, F. & Crook, R., 04/2018, In : Journal of Catalysis. 360, p. 97-101 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  9. 2017
  10. Published

    An iron-catalysed C-C bond-forming spirocyclization cascade providing sustainable access to new 3D heterocyclic frameworks

    Adams, K., Ball, A. K., Birkett, J., Brown, L., Chappell, B., Gill, D. M., Lo, P. K. T., Patmore, N. J., Rice, C. R., Ryan, J., Raubo, P. & Sweeney, J. B., 1/04/2017, In : Nature Chemistry. 9, 4, p. 396-401 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  11. Published

    Catalytic sp3–sp3 Functionalisation of Sulfonamides: Late-Stage Modification of Drug-Like Molecules

    Abdulla, O., Clayton, A. D., Faulkner, R. A., Gill, D. M., Rice, C. R., Walton, S. M. & Sweeney, J. B., 31/01/2017, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 23, 7, p. 1494-1497 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  12. Published

    Tandem Aryne-Capture/Sigmatropic Rearrangement as a Metal-Free Entry to Functionalized N-Aryl Pyrrolidines

    Moss, S. G., Pocock, I. A. & Sweeney, J. B., 1/01/2017, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 23, 1, p. 101-104 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  13. Published

    Efficacy, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic evaluation of apaziquone in the treatment of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

    Phillips, R. M., Hendriks, H. R., Sweeney, J. B., Reddy, G. & Peters, G. J., 2017, In : Expert Opinion on Drug Metabolism and Toxicology. 13, 7, p. 783-791 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  14. 2016
  15. Published

    The creation and characterisation of a National Compound Collection: The Royal Society of Chemistry pilot

    Andrews, D. M., Broad, L. M., Edwards, P. J., Fox, D. N. A., Gallagher, T., Garland, S. L., Kidd, R. & Sweeney, J. B., 2016, In : Chemical Science. 7, 6, p. 3869-3878 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  16. 2015
  17. Published

    Reaction workup planning: A structured flowchart approach, exemplified in difficult aqueous workup of hydrophilic products

    Hill, G. B. & Sweeney, J. B., 10/03/2015, In : Journal of Chemical Education. 92, 3, p. 488-496 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  18. Published

    Efficient synthesis of supported proline catalysts for asymmetric aldol reactions

    Elmekawy, A. A., Sweeney, J. B. & Brown, D. R., 1/02/2015, In : Catalysis Science and Technology. 5, 2, p. 690-696 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  19. 2013
  20. Published

    A robust first-pass protocol for the Heck-Mizoroki reaction

    Murray, P. M., Bower, J. F., Cox, D. K., Galbraith, E. K., Parker, J. S. & Sweeney, J. B., 15/03/2013, In : Organic Process Research and Development. 17, 3, p. 397-405 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  21. 2012
  22. Published

    Oxadiazole isomers: All bioisosteres are not created equal

    Goldberg, K., Groombridge, S., Hudson, J., Leach, A. G., MacFaul, P. A., Pickup, A., Poultney, R., Scott, J. S., Svensson, P. H. & Sweeney, J., 1/05/2012, In : MedChemComm. 3, 5, p. 600-604 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  23. 2005
  24. Published

    Asymmetric [2,3]-rearrangement of glycine-derived allyl ammonium ylids

    Workman, J. A., Garrido, N. P., Sançon, J., Roberts, E., Wessel, H. P. & Sweeney, J. B., 2/02/2005, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 127, 4, p. 1066-1067 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  25. 1996
  26. Published

    Asymmetric aziridine synthesis via aza-Darzens reaction of bromoacylcamphorsultam

    Cantrill, A. A., Hall, L. D., Jarvis, A. N., Osborn, H. M. I., Raphy, J. & Sweeney, J. B., 1/01/1996, In : Chemical Communications. 1996, 23, p. 2631-2632 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  27. 1994
  28. Published

    The synthesis and reactivity of N-diphenylphosphinyl aziridines

    Osborn, H. M. I., Sweeney, J. B. & Howson, B., 1/02/1994, In : SYNLETT. 1994, 2, p. 145-147 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  29. 1993
  30. Published

    Ring-opening of N-tosyl aziridines by sulphur-stabilized nucleophiles

    Osborn, H. M. I., Sweeney, J. B. & Howson, B., 1/09/1993, In : SYNLETT. 1993, 9, p. 675-676 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  31. Published

    Amino acid synthesis via ring opening of N-sulphonyl aziridine-2-carboxylate esters with organometallic reagents.

    Baldwin, J. E., Spivey, A. C., Schofield, C. J. & Sweeney, J. B., 9/07/1993, In : Tetrahedron. 49, 28, p. 6309-6330 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  32. Published

    Synthesis of cleviolide and the scobinolides

    Hollingworth, G. J. & Sweeney, J. B., 1/07/1993, In : SYNLETT. 1993, 7, p. 463-465 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  33. 1991
  34. Published

    Hydrostannation of Acetylenic Acid Derivatives

    Bew, S. P. & Sweeney, J. B., 1/02/1991, In : SYNLETT. 1991, 2, p. 109-110 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  35. 1989
  36. Published

    The ring opening of aziridine-2-carboxylate esters with organometallic reagents

    Baldwin, J. E., Adlington, R. M., O'Neil, I. A., Schofield, C., Spivey, A. C. & Sweeney, J. B., 1/01/1989, In : Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications. 23, p. 1852-1854 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  37. 1988
  38. Published

    Reactions of a glycidyl radical equivalent with 2-functionalised allyl stannanes

    Baldwin, J. E., Adlington, R. M., Lowe, C., O'Neil, I. A., Sanders, G. L., Schofield, C. J. & Sweeney, J. B., 1/01/1988, In : Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications. 15, p. 1030-1031 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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