Kenneth E. Yelm -- PhD 1984

Scientific Career

Thesis Title
Synthesis of 2,3-Disubstituted 1,3-Butadienes via Organotin Precursors. Sulfoxide and Selenoxide [2.3] Sigmatropic Rearrangements.
Research Summary
  1. "Kinetics, Thermodynamics, and Stereochemistry of the Allyl Sulfoxide-Sulfenate and Selenoxide-Selenenate [2,3] Sigmatropic Rearrangements," H. J. Reich, K. E. Yelm and S. Wollowitz, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1983, 105, 2503. PDF

  2. "Organotin Chemistry. Preparation of 2,3-Disubstituted 1,3-Butadienes Using 3-Bistrimethylstannyl-1,3-Butadiene and 1,4-Bistrimethylstannyl-2-butyne," H. J. Reich, K. E. Yelm, and I. L. Reich, J. Org. Chem. 1984, 49, 3438. PDF

  3. "Asymmetric Induction in the Oxidation of [2.2]Paracyclophane-Substituted Selenides. Application of Chirality Transfer in the Selenoxide [2,3] Sigmatropic Rearrangement," H. J. Reich and K. E. Yelm, J. Org. Chem. 1991, 56, 5672-5679. (Article) PDF

  4. "Synthesis of 2,3-Disubstituted 1,3-Butadienes from Organotin Precursors and Butadienyl Lithium Reagents. Diels-Alder Reactivity," H. J. Reich, I. L. Reich, K. E. Yelm, J. E. Holladay, and D. Gschneidner, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 6625-35. (Article). PDF

Current Position Manager, custom synthesis
The Proctor & Gamble Company

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