18 Publications
2019
The Development of Synthetic Routes to 1,1,n,n‐Tetramethyl[n](2,11)teropyrenophanes
Unikela, Kiran SagarMerner, Bradley LGhasemabadi, Parisa GhodsWarford, C. ChadQiu, Christopher SDawe, Louise NZhao, Yuming and Bodwell, Graham J
European Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 2019, (no. 28), pp. 4560, July 31, 2019. | Journal Article
2018
Regioselective Synthesis of Unsymmetric Tetra- and Pentasubstituted Pyrenes with a Strategy for Primary C-Alkylation at the 2-Position.
Dmytrejchuk, Ana MJackson, Sydney NMeudom, RolandeGorden, John D and Merner, Bradley L
The Journal of organic chemistry, June 19, 2018. | Journal Article
 
π-Extension of Strained Benzenoid Macrocycles Using the Scholl Reaction.
Saha, Nirob KMitra, Nirmal KJohnson, Kara F and Merner, Bradley L
Organic letters, vol. 20, (no. 21), pp. 6855-6858, November 2, 2018. | Journal Article
2017
Highly Strained para-Phenylene-Bridged Macrocycles from Unstrained 1,4-Diketo Macrocycles
Mitra, Nirmal KMerryman, Caroline P and Merner, Bradley L
Synlett, vol. 28, (no. 17), pp. 2211, 20171023. | Journal Article
2016
A Macrocyclic 1,4-Diketone Enables the Synthesis of a p-Phenylene Ring That Is More Strained than a Monomer Unit of [4]Cycloparaphenylene.
Mitra, Nirmal KCorzo, Hector H and Merner, Bradley L
Organic letters, vol. 18, (no. 13), pp. 3278-3281, July 1, 2016. | Journal Article
 
Overcoming strain-induced rearrangement reactions: A mild dehydrative aromatization protocol for synthesis of highly distorted para-phenylenes
Merner, BradleyMerner, BradleyGorden, JohnGorden, JohnMeudom, RolandeMeudom, RolandeMitra, NirmalMitra, NirmalCorzo, Hector and Corzo, Hector
Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 138, (no. 9), pp. 3235, 20160309. | Journal Article
 
Overcoming Strain-Induced Rearrangement Reactions: A Mild Dehydrative Aromatization Protocol for Synthesis of Highly Distorted p‑Phenylenes
Mitra, Nirmal KMitra, Nirmal KMeudom, RolandeMeudom, RolandeCorzo, Hector HCorzo, Hector HGorden, John DGorden, John DMerner, Bradley L and Merner, Bradley L
Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 138, (no. 9), pp. 3240, 20160309. | Journal Article
2015
A non-cross-coupling approach to arene-bridged macrocycles: synthesis, structure, and direct, regioselective functionalization of a cycloparaphenylene fragment.
Mitra, Nirmal KMitra, Nirmal KMeudom, RolandeMeudom, RolandeGorden, John DGorden, John DMerner, Bradley L and Merner, Bradley L
Organic letters, vol. 17, (no. 11), pp. 2700-2703, June 5, 2015. | Journal Article
2014
Alternative syntheses of (S)-cEt-BNA: a key constrained nucleoside component of bioactive antisense gapmer sequences.
Salinas, Juan CMigawa, Michael TMerner, Bradley L and Hanessian, Stephen
The Journal of organic chemistry, vol. 79, (no. 23), pp. 11651-11660, December 5, 2014. | Journal Article
2013
1,1,n,n-Tetramethyl[n](2,11)teropyrenophanes (n = 7-9): a series of armchair SWCNT segments.
Merner, Bradley LUnikela, Kiran SDawe, LouiseThompson, David W and Bodwell, G.
Chemical communications (Cambridge, England), vol. 49, (no. 53), pp. 5930-2, 2013/Jul/7. | Journal Article
 
A constrained tricyclic nucleic acid analogue of α-L-LNA: investigating the effects of dual conformational restriction on duplex thermal stability.
Hanessian, StephenWagger, JernejMerner, Bradley LGiacometti, Robert DOstergaard, Michael ESwayze, Eric E and Seth, Punit P
The Journal of organic chemistry, vol. 78, (no. 18), pp. 9064-9075, September 20, 2013. | Journal Article
 
Synthesis of cis- and trans-α-l-[4.3.0]bicyclo-DNA monomers for antisense technology: methods for the diastereoselective formation of bicyclic nucleosides.
Hanessian, StephenSchroeder, Benjamin RMerner, Bradley LChen, BinSwayze, Eric E and Seth, Punit P
The Journal of organic chemistry, vol. 78, (no. 18), pp. 9051-9063, September 20, 2013. | Journal Article
2012
Structure-based design of a highly constrained nucleic acid analogue: improved duplex stabilization by restricting sugar pucker and torsion angle γ.
Hanessian, StephenSchroeder, Benjamin RGiacometti, Robert DMerner, Bradley LOstergaard, MichaelSwayze, Eric E and Seth, Punit P
Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), vol. 51, (no. 45), pp. 11242-5, 2012/Nov/5. | Journal Article
 
Structure-Based Design of a Highly Constrained Nucleic Acid Analogue: Improved Duplex Stabilization by Restricting Sugar Pucker and Torsion Angleγ
Hanessian, StephenSchroeder, Benjamin RGiacometti, Robert DMerner, Bradley LØstergaard, MichaelSwayze, Eric E and Seth, Punit P
Angewandte Chemie, vol. 124, (no. 45), pp. 11407, 2012-11-05. | Journal Article
2009
Inside Cover: 1,1,8,8-Tetramethyl[8](2,11)teropyrenophane: Half of an Aromatic Belt and a Segment of an (8,8) Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 30/2009)
Merner, Bradley LDawe, Louise N and Bodwell, Graham J
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 48, (no. 30), pp. 5382, 2009-07-13. | Journal Article
2008
Interplay of π-Electron Delocalization and Strain in [n](2,7)Pyrenophanes
Dobrowolski, Michał ADobrowolski, Michał ACyranski, Michal KCyrański, Michał KMerner, Bradley LMerner, Bradley LBodwell, Graham JBodwell, Graham JWu, Judy IWu, Judy ISchleyer, Paul von Ragué and Schleyer, Paul V
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 73, (no. 20), pp. 8009, 20081017. | Journal Article
2007
Benzo[a]acecorannulene: Surprising Formation of a New Bowl‐Shaped Aromatic Hydrocarbon from an Attempted Synthesis of 1,2‐Diazadibenzo[d,m]corannulene
Tsefrikas, Vikki MArns, SteveMerner, Patrick MWarford, C. ChadMerner, Bradley LScott, Lawrence T and Bodwell, Graham J
ChemInform, vol. 38, (no. 10), pp. no, March 6, 2007. | Journal Article
2006
Benzo[a]acecorannulene:  Surprising Formation of a New Bowl-Shaped Aromatic Hydrocarbon from an Attempted Synthesis of 1,2-Diazadibenzo[d,m]corannulene
Tsefrikas, Vikki MTsefrikas, V.M.Arns, SteveArns, S.Merner, Patrick MMerner, P.M.Warford, C. ChadWarford, C.C.Merner, Bradley LMerner, B.L.Scott, Lawrence TScott, L.T.Bodwell, Graham J and Bodwell, G.J.
Organic Letters, vol. 8, (no. 23), pp. 5198, 20061109. | Journal Article