Publications

Erin E. Gray, Matthew K. Nielsen, Kimberly A. Choquette, Julia A. Kalow, Thomas J. A. Graham, Abigail G. Doyle. “Nucleophilic (Radio)Fluorination of α-Diazocarbonyl Compounds Enabled by Copper-Catalyzed H–F Insertion” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016138, 10802−10805.

Choquette, K.A; Flowers, R.A., II “Samarium and Ytterbium Reagents” In: Molander, G.A.; Knochel, P. (eds) Comprehensive Organic Synthesis, 2nd edition, vol. 1, Oxford: Elsevier, 2014. pp 278-343.

Szostak,M.; Spain, M.; Choquette, K.A*; Flowers, R.A. II*; Procter, D.J. “Substrate-Directable Electron Transfer Reactions. Dramatic Rate Enhancement in the Chemoselective Reduction of Cyclic Ester using SmI2-H2O: Mechanism, Scope and Synthetic Utility.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013135, 15702-15705.  (*Lehigh University contributors) Highlighted in Synform

Choquette, K.A; Sadasivam, D.V.; Flowers, R.A., II.  “Preparation and Use of Samarium Diiodide (SmI2) in Organic Synthesis:  The Mechanistic Role of HMPA and Ni(II) Salts in the Samraium Barbier Reaction” J. Vis. Exp. (72), e4323, doi:10.3791/4323 (2013). Featured in Editor’s picks collection

Yawei Tu, Y.; Zhou, L.; Yin, R.; Lv, X.; Flowers, R.A. II.*; Choquette, K.A*; Liu, H.; Niua, Q.; Wang, X. “Study on the coupling of acyclic esters with alkene – the synthesis of 2-(2-hydroxyalkyl) cyclopropanols via cascade cyclization using allylsamarium bromide” Journal Chem. Comm.  2012, 48, 11026-11028. (*Lehigh University contributors)

Maity, S.; Choquette, K.A*; Flowers, R.A. II*; Prasad, E. “Effect of Crown Ethers on the Ground and Excited State Reactivity of Samarium Diiodide in Acetonitrile”  J. Phys. Chem. A. 2012116, 2154-2160. (*Lehigh University contributors)

Choquette, K.A; Sadasivam, D.V.; Flowers, R.A., II. “Catalytic Ni(II) In Reaction of SmI2: Sm(II)- or Ni(0)- Based Chemistry?” J. Am. Chem. Soc.2011133, 10655-10661.

Choquette, K.A; Sadasivam, D.V.; Flowers, R.A., II. “Uncovering the Mechanistic Role of HMPA in the Samarium Barbier Reaction” J. Am. Chem. Soc.2010132, 17396–17398.