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15. Synlett2005, 13, 2031, Synthesis of  the EF Fragment of Spongistatin 1
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Postdoctoral Studies (with Professor Amos Smith)
9. Amos B. Smith, Suresh M. Pitram, Armen M. Boldi, Matthew J. Gaunt, Chris Sfouggatakis, William H. Moser
Multicomponent Linchpin Couplings. Reaction of Dithiane Anions with Epoxides, Epichlorohydrin and Vinyl Epoxides: Efficient, Rapid and Stereocontrolled Assembly of Advanced Fragments for Complex Molecule Synthesis
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 14435 (10.1021/ja0376238)
8. Amos B. Smith, Suresh M. Pitram, Matthew J. Gaunt, Sergey A. Kozmin
Dithiane Additions to Vinyl Epoxides: Steric Control Over SN2 and SN2' Manifolds
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 14516 (10.1021/ja0283100)
PhD Studies (with Dr Jonathan Spencer)
7. Joseph A. Wright, Matthew J. Gaunt, Jonathan B. Spencer
Novel Anti-Markovnikov Regioselectivity in the Wacker Reaction of Styrenes
Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 949 (10.1002/chem.200400644)
6. Jinquan Yu, Matthew J. Gaunt, Jonathan B. Spencer
Convenient Preparation of Pure Trans-Arylalkenes via Palladium(II)-Catalyzed Isomerization of the Cis-Alkenes
J. Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 4627 (10.1021/jo015880u)
5. Matthew J. Gaunt, Jinquan Yu, Jonathan B. Spencer
Evidence that the Availability of an Allylic Hydrogen Governs the Regioselectivity of the Wacker Oxidation
Chem. Comm. 2001, 1844 (10.1039/B103066N)
4. Matthew J. Gaunt, Jonathan B. Spencer
Derailing the Wacker Oxidation: Development of a Palladium-Catalyzed Amidation Reaction
Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 25 (10.1021/ol0066882)
3. Edward A. Papageorgiou, Matthew J. Gaunt, Jinquan Yu, Jonathan B. Spencer
Selective Hydrogenolysis of Novel Benzyl Carbamate Protecting Groups
Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 1049 (10.1021/ol005589l)
2. Matthew J. Gaunt, Carlos E. Boschetti, Jinquan Yu, Jonathan B. Spencer
Preferential Hydrogenolysis of NAP Esters Provides a New Orthogonal Protecting Group Strategy for Carboxylic Acids 
Tetrahedron Lett. 1999, 40, 1803 (10.1016/S0040-4039(99)00014-3)
1. Matthew J. Gaunt, Jinquan Yu, Jonathan B. Spencer
Rational Design of Benzyl Type Protecting Groups Allows Sequential Deprotection of Hydroxyl Groups by Cata-lytic Hydrogenolysis 
J. Org. Chem. 1998, 63, 4172 (10.1021/jo980823v)

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