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Chowdhury, S, Chanda, T, Gupta, A, Koley, S, Ramulu, BJ, Jones, RCF, Singh, MS (2014) Indium(0)-Mediated C(sp)3-S/O Cross-Coupling Approach Towards the Regioselective Alkylation of alpha-Enolic Esters/Dithioesters: A Mechanistic Insight, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 2014(14), pp.2964-2971, ISSN: 1434-193X. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201301788.

Chanda, T, Chowdhury, S, Ramulu, BJ, Koley, S, Jones, RCF, Singh, MS (2014) Regioselective quadruple domino aldolization/aldol condensation/Michael/SNAr-cyclization: construction of hexacyclic indeno-fused C-nor-D-homo-steroid frameworks, TETRAHEDRON, 70(12), pp.2190-2194, ISSN: 0040-4020. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2014.01.059.

Jones, RCF, Bullous, JP, Law, CCM, Elsegood, MRJ (2014) New routes towards reutericyclin analogues, Chemical Communications, 50(13), pp.1588-1590, ISSN: 1359-7345. DOI: 10.1039/c3cc47867j.

Chowdhury, S, Chanda, T, Koley, S, Ramulu, BJ, Jones, RCF, Singh, MS (2013) Palladium Catalyzed Oxidative Coupling of alpha-Enolic Dithioesters: A New Entry to 3,4,5-Trisubstituted 1,2-Dithioles via a Double Activation Strategy, ORGANIC LETTERS, 15(20), pp.5386-5389, ISSN: 1523-7060. DOI: 10.1021/ol402728y.

Jones, RCF and Nichols, JR (2013) Coenzyme-inspired chemistry 2: 4,5-dihydroimidazolium ylides (NHCs) and the reactions of 2-(1-hydroxyalkyl)-4,5-dihydroimidazoles, ORGANIC & BIOMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY, 11(35), pp.5926-5935, ISSN: 1477-0520. DOI: 10.1039/c3ob40884a.

Jones, RCF and Nichols, JR (2013) Coenzyme-inspired chemistry 1: the C-2 alkylation of 4,5-dihydroimidazoles, TETRAHEDRON, 69(20), pp.4114-4119, ISSN: 0040-4020. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2013.03.040.

Jones, RCF, Law, CCM, Elsegood, MRJ (2013) Explorations of an intramolecular route to pyrrolo[3,4-b]isoxazoles: An unexpected retro-Claisen reaction, Arkivoc, 2013(3), pp.81-87, ISSN: 1551-7012. DOI: 10.3998/ark.5550190.0014.307.

Duffy, LJ, Garcia-Torres, J, Jones, RCF, Elsegood, MRJ, Allin, SM (2013) Application of a Dual Fries-Claisen Protocol to Access Pyranonaphthoquinone Natural Products, SYNLETT, 24(2), pp.185-188, ISSN: 0936-5214. DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1317943.

Jones, RCF, Choudhury, AK, Lumley, C, McKee, V, Dawson, CE (2012) Dehydrogenation-halogenation of a 4,5,6,7-tetrahydroisoxazolo[4,3-c] pyridin-4-one to provide a scaffold for acylpyridones, Arkivoc, 2012(7), pp.12-24, ISSN: 1551-7012.

Jones, RCF, Choudhury, AK, Pillainayagam, TA, Iley, JN, Loizou, G, Light, ME (2012) Aldol elaboration of 4,5,6,7-tetrahydroisoxazolo[4,3-c]pyridin-4-ones, masked precursors to acylpyridones, Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 8, pp.308-312, DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.8.33.

Jones, RCF, Choudhury, AK, Iley, JN, Light, ME, Loizou, G, Pillainayagam, TA (2012) Aldol elaboration of 4,5,6,7-tetrahydroisoxazolo[4,3-c]pyridin-4-ones, masked precursors to acylpyridones, BEILSTEIN JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 8, pp.308-312, ISSN: 1860-5397. DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.8.33.

Jones, RCF, Iley, JN, Loizou, G (2012) A new 3-(ethoxycarbonylmethyl)isoxazolopyridone as a precursor to acylpyridones, Heterocycles, 84(2), pp.1235-1244, ISSN: 0385-5414. DOI: 10.3987/COM-11-S(P)15.

Duffy, LJ, Garcia-Torres, J, Jones, RCF, Allin, SM (2012) Development of a Dual Fries-Claisen Rearrangement Strategy, Synlett, 23, pp.1821-1823, ISSN: 0936-5214.

Jones, RCF, Iley, JN, Loizou, G (2012) A new 3-(ethoxycarbonylmethyl)isoxazolopyridone as a precursor to acylpyridones, Heterocycles, 84(2), pp.1235-1244, ISSN: 0385-5414.

Jones, RCF, Choudhury, AK, Dawson, CE, Lumley, C, McKee, V (2012) Dehydrogenation–halogenation of a 4,5,6,7-tetrahydroisoxazolo[4,3-c]pyridin-4-one to provide a scaffold for acylpyridones, ARKIVOC, 2012(vii), pp.12-24.

Jones, RCF, Howard, KJ, Snaith, JS, Blake, AJ, Li, W-S, Steel, PJ (2011) Cycloaddition of homochiral dihydroimidazoles: A 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition route to optically active pyrrolo[1,2-a]imidazoles, ORGANIC & BIOMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY, 9(1), pp.297-306, ISSN: 1477-0520. DOI: 10.1039/c0ob00529k.

Jones, RCF, Crumpling, LJ, Iley, JN (2011) Novel heterocyclic α-amino acids with sulfur-containing side-chains, Arkivoc, 2011(4), pp.104-114, ISSN: 1551-7012.

Jones, RCF, Seager, LE, Elsegood, MRJ (2011) 3-(1-Aminoalkyl)pyrazole- and 4,5-Dihydropyrazole-5-carboxylic Acids as Peptide Bond Replacements, Synlett, (2), pp.211-214, ISSN: 0936-5214.

Jones, RCF, Howard, KJ, Snaith, JS, Blake, AJ, Li, WS, Steel, PJ (2011) An enantioselective route to pyrrolidines: removal of the chiral template from homochiral pyrroloimidazoles, Tetrahedron, 67, pp.8925-8936, ISSN: 0040-4020.

Jones, RCF, Howard, KJ, Snaith, JS, Blake, AJ, Li, WS, Steel, PJ (2011) Cycloaddition of Homochiral Dihydroimidazoles: A 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Route to Optically Active Pyrrolo [1,2-a] imidazoles, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 9,(1), pp.297-306, ISSN: 1477-0520.

Jones, RCF, Iley, JN, Sanchis Amat, M, Zhang, X, McKee, V, Coles, SJ, Gelbrich, T (2011) Imidazolium Ylides from a Conjugate Addition - Proton Transfer Route and their Cycloaddition Reactions, Chemical Communications, 47, pp.7965-7967, ISSN: 1359-7345.

Jones, RCF, Crumpling, LJ, Iley, JN (2011) Novel heterocyclic α-amino acids with sulfur-containing side-chains, ARKIVOC, 2011,(iv), pp.82-103, ISSN: 1551-7012.

Jones, RCF, Rafiq, S, Elsegood, MRJ, McKee, V, Slater, MJ (2010) An Unexpected Stereochemical Course of Dihydroimidazolium Ylide Cycloadditions, Chemistry: An Asian Journal, 3(5), pp.461-465, ISSN: 1861-4728.

Jones, RCF, Choudhury, AK, Iley, JN, Loizou, G, Lumley, C, McKee, V (2010) New Methodologies for Synthesis of 3-Acylpyridone Metabolites, Synlett, 2010(4), pp.654-658, ISSN: 0936-5214.

Jones, RCF (2010) The Annulation of 2-Imidazolines, Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry, 101, pp.125-160.

Jones, RCF, Iley, JN, Sanchis Amat, M, Zhang, X, Elsegood, MRJ (2009) A Catalytic Dipolar Cycloaddition Route to Pyrroloimidazoles, Tetrahedron Letters, 50, pp.3577-3579.

Jones, RCF, Yau, SC, Iley, JN, Smith, JE, Dickson, J, Elsegood, MRJ, McKee, V, Coles, SJ (2009) Synthesis of the Pyoverdin Chromophore by a Biomimetic Oxidative Cyclisation, Organic Letters, 11, pp.1519-1522.

Jones, RCF, Berthelot, DJC, Iley, JN (2007) An Alkylation route to carbo- and heteroaromatic amino acids, ARKIVOC, (xi), pp.73-84.

Jones, RCF, Hollis, SJ, Iley, JN (2007) Intermolecular 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions of Azomethine Imines, ARKIVOC, (v), pp.152-166.

Lory, PMJ, Jones, RCF, Iley, JN, Coles, SJ, Hursthouse, MB (2006) Intramolecular 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions of dihydroimidazolinium ylides: synthesis of pyrrolo[1,2,3-de]quinoxalines and imidazo[1,2-a]indoles, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 4(16), pp.3155-3165, ISSN: 1477-0520. DOI: 10.1039/b605458g.

Christie, S, Davoile, RJ, Jones, RCF (2006) Preparation of Highly Substituted Pyrrolidines via an Organometallic Dipole, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 4(14), pp.2683-2684, ISSN: 1477-0520. DOI: 10.1039/b605329g.

Christie, S, Davoile, RJ, Elsegood, MRJ, Fryatt, R, Jones, RCF, Pritchard, GJ (2004) Novel formation and use of a Nicholas carbocation in the synthesis of highly substituted tetrahydrofurans, Chemical Communications, 2004(21), pp.2474-2475, ISSN: 1359-7345. DOI: 10.1039/b411367e.

Jones, RCF and Pillainayagam, TA (2004) Pyrroloisoxazoles as a Building Block for 3-Enoyltetramic Acids, Synlett, 2004(15), pp.2815-2817, ISSN: 0936-5214. DOI: 10.1055/s-2004-835640.

Jones, RCF and Hirst, SC (2003) A new chiral heterocyclic 1,1-enediamine as a precursor to piperidines, ARKIVOC, (Part ii), pp.133-140.

Kilburn, JP, Lau, J, Jones, RCF (2003) Solid-phase synthesis of substituted 1,3,4-thiadiazoles, Tetrahedron Letters, 44, pp.7825-7828.

Jones, RCF, Iley, JN, Lory, PMJ (2002) Synthesis of some new 2-heterosubstituted 4,5-dihydroimidazoles, ARKIVOC, pp.152-163, ISSN: 1551-7004.

Jones, RCF and Duller, KAM (2002) A new 3-ethoxycarbonylisoxazolopyridone as a precursor to acylpyridones, ARKIVOC, (Part viii), pp.34-39, Full text: http://www.arkat-usa.org/ark/journal/2002/Padwa/AP-500H/500H.htm .

Kilburn, JP, Lau, J, Jones, RCF (2002) A novel facile solid-phase strategy for the synthesis of N,N',N''-substituted guanidines, Tetrahedron, 58(9), pp.1739-1743, ISSN: 0040-4020. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4020(02)00033-9.

Christie, S, Davoile, RJ, Jones, RCF (2002) Exploration of Nicholas methodology using chiral heterobimetallic cobalt-molybdenum propargylium complexes, Tetrahedron Letters, 43, pp.7167-7170, ISSN: 0040-4039. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(02)01670-2.

Jones, RCF, Collighan, RJ, Crane, J, Hodges, NJ, Ling, MS, Stroud, J (2002) New 6-Ethoxyquinolines as Simple Optoquine Analogues, Synthetic Communications, 32, pp.3185-3191.

Kilburn, JP, Lau, J, Jones, RCF (2002) Substituted 2-amino-1,3,4-thiadiazines: a novel solid-phase approach, Tetrahedron Letters, 43, pp.3309-3311.

Jones, RCF, Iley, JN, Lory, PMJ (2002) Synthesis of Some New 2-Heterosubstituted 4,5-Dihydroimidazoles, ARKIVOC, (Part vi), pp.153-164, Full text: http://www.arkat-usa.org/ark/journal/2002/Rees/CF-398B/398B.htm .

Jones, RCF, Berthelot, DJC, Iley, JN (2001) Synthesis by Conjugate Radical Addition of New Heterocyclic Amino Acids with Nucleobase Side Chains, Tetrahedron, 57(30), pp.6539-6555, ISSN: 0040-4020. DOI: 10.1016/s0040-4020(01)00546-4.

Kilburn, JP, Lau, J, Jones, RCF (2001) 1,3,4-Oxadiazole formation; a novel solid support strategy, Tetrahedron Letters, 42, pp.2583-2586.

Jones, RCF and Dickson, J (2001) Imidazoline Pseudopeptides as Mimics of Reverse Turn Structures, J. Peptide Sci, 7, pp.220-223.

Jones, RCF, Iley, JN, Smith, JE (2001) Oxidative Cyclization of Cyclic Amidines, 5th International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry (ECSOC-5), c0028, Full text: http://www.mdpi.org/ecsoc-5.htm .

Jones, RCF, Iley, JN, Lory, PMJ, Coles, SC, Light, ME, Hursthouse, MB (2001) Pyrrolo[1,2,3-de]quinoxalines: unexpected products from 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition of dihydroimidazolium ylides, Tetrahedron Letters, 42, pp.3951-3954.

Jones, RCF, Hollis, SJ, Iley, JN (2000) 3-(1-Aminoalkyl)isoxazole-4-carboxylic acids as peptide bond replacements, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 11, pp.3273-3276.

Jones, RCF, Martin, JN, Smith, P (2000) A Chiral Imidazoline Nitrone: A Cycloaddition Route to Imidazoisoxazoles and Pyrroloimidazoles, Synlett, pp.967-970.

Jones, RCF and Dimopoulos, P (2000) A New Protocol for the Synthesis of N(1)-Unsubstituted 2-Substituted 2-Imidazolines, Tetrahedron, 56, pp.2061-2074.

Jones, RCF and Dickson, J (2000) An imidazoline pseudodipeptide suitable for solid phase peptide synthesis, Journal of Peptide Science, 6, pp.621-624.

Jones, RCF and Dickson, J (2000) An Imidazoline Pseudodipeptide Suitable for Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis, Journal of Peptide Science, 6(12), pp.621-624, ISSN: 1075-2617.

Jones, RCF, Iley, JN, Lory, PMJ (2000) An Unexpected Result from a 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition: Synthesis of Pyrrolo[1,2,3-de]quinoxalines, 4th International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemsitry (ECSOC-4), a0043, Full text: http://www.mdpi.org/ecsoc-4.htm .

Jones, RCF, Martin, JN, Smith, P (2000) Chiral Nitrone Reagents for Cycloaddition Reactions, Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 37, pp.481-486.

Jones, RCF, Kilburn, JP, Lau, J (2000) Solid Phase Synthesis of Substituted 2-Aminomethylbenzimidazoles, Tetrahedron Letters, 41, pp.5419-5421.

Jones, RCF, Berthelot, DJC, Iley, JN (2000) Synthesis by conjugate radical addition of new heterocyclic amino acids with nucleic acid bases in their side chains, Chemical Communications, pp.2131-2132.

Jones, RCF, Martin, JN, Smith, P, Gelbrich, T, Light, ME, Hursthouse, MB (2000) Synthesis of ene-1,1-diamines and pyrrolo[1,2-a]imidazolediones by 4,5-dihydroimidazole N-oxide cycloaddition and isoxazoline ring opening, Chemical Communications, pp.1949-1950.

Jones, RCF, Dimopoulos, P, Coles, SC, Light, ME, Hursthouse, MB (2000) Synthesis of Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines from Unactivated 2-Alkyl-4,5-dihydroimidazoles through Conjugate N-Addition, Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1, pp.2331-2342.

Jones, RCF, Bhalay, G, Carter, PA, Duller, KAM, Dunn, SH (1999) 1,3-Dipolar cycloaddition route to nitrogen heterocyclic triones, Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1, pp.765-776.

Jones, RCF, Bhalay, G, Patience, JM, Patel, P (1999) A Pyrone Strategy for the Synthesis of 3-Acyletramic Acids, Journal of Chemical Research (Synopses), pp.250-251.

Jones, RCF, Bhalay, G, Patience, JM, Patel, P (1999) A Pyrone Strategy for the Synthesis of 3-Acyltetramic Acids, Journal of Chemical Research (Miniprint), pp.1201-1220.

Jones, RCF, Dawson, CE, O'Mahony, MJ, Patel, P (1999) A Second-Generation Cycloaddition Route to 3-Acyl-4-hydroxypyridin-2-ones, Tetrahedron Letters, 40, pp.4085-4088.

Jones, RCF, Dawson, CE, O'Mahony, MJ (1999) A Second-Generation Cycloaddition Route to 5-Substituted 3-Acyltetramic Acids, Synlett, pp.873-876.

Gates, PJ, Kearney, GC, Jones, RCF, Leadlay, PF, Staunton, J (1999) Structural Elucidation Studies of Erythromycins by Electrospray Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 13, pp.242-246.

Kearney, GC, Gates, PJ, Leadlay, PF, Staunton, J, Jones, RCF (1999) Structural Elucidation Studies of Erythromycins by Electrospray Tandem Mass Spectrometry II, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 13, pp.1650-1656.

Jones, RCF, Duller, KAM, Vulto, SIE (1998) 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Route to Oxygen Heterocyclic Triones, Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1, pp.411-416.

Jones, RCF, Howard, KJ, Nichols, JR, Snaith, JS (1998) Annulation of dihydroimidazoles: a 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition route to pyrrolo[1,2- ]imidazoles, pyrrolidines and pyrroles, Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1, pp.2061-2072.

Patel, P, Jones, RC, Hirst, SC, Smallridge, MJ (1998) Annulation of Imidazolines with -Electrophiles: Synthesis of Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines, Tetrahedron, 54, pp.6191-6200.

Jones, RCF, Howard, KJ, Snaith, JS (1997) A Rapid Assembly of Homochiral 2,3,4-Trisubstituted Pyrrolidines, Tetrahedron Letters, 38, pp.1647-1650.

Jones, RCF, Patel, P, Hirst, SC, Turner, I (1997) Alkylation of an Imidazolidine Enaminoester: A New Sequence for the Cα-Alkylation of 4,5-Dihydroimidazoles, Tetrahedron, 53, pp.11781-11790.

Jones, RCF, Snaith, JS, Anderson, MW, Smallridge, MJ (1997) Condensation Reactions of 4,5-Dihydroimidazoles: Preparation and Conjugate Additions of 2-Alkenyl-4,5-dihydroimidazoles, Tetrahedron, 53, pp.1111-1122.

Jones, RCF, Dunn, SH, Duller, KAM (1996) An Alternative Isoxazole Route to α-Alkoxycarbonyl-β-diketones, Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1, pp.1319-1321.

Jones, RCF, Howard, KJ, Snaith, JS (1996) An Enantioselective Route to Pyrrolidines: Removal of the Chiral Template from Homochiral Pyrroloimidazoles, Tetrahedron Letters, 37, pp.1711-1714.

Jones, RCF, Howard, KJ, Snaith, JS (1996) Cycloaddition of Homochiral Imidazolinium Ylides: A Route to Optically Active Pyrroloimidazoles, Tetrahedron Letters, 37, pp.1707-1710.

Jones, RCF, Crombie, L, Darwish, B, Toplis, D, Begley, MJ (1996) Reactions Between (E)-5,5'-Dimesitylbifuranylidenediones and the Horner-Wittig Reagent, Tetrahedron Letters, 37, pp.9255-9258.



Books

Jones, RCF (ed) (2008) Ring Systems containing at least two Fused Heterocyclic Five or Six-membered Rings but with no Bridgehead Heteroatom, Vol. 10, Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry III, Elsevier, ISBN: 9780080449913.

Jones, RCF (ed) (2005) Carbon with Two Attached Heteroatoms with at Least One Carbon-to-Heteroatom Multiple Link', Vol 5, Comprehensive Organic Functional Group Transformation II, Elsevier, ISBN: 0-08-044256-0.



CD Objects

Jones, RCF, Iley, JN, Smith, JE (2001) Oxidative Cyclization of Cyclic Amidines,, ISBN: 3-906980-06-5.

Jones, RCF, Iley, JN, Lory, PMJ (2000) An Unexpected Result from a 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition: Synthesis of Pyrrolo[1,2,3-de]quinoxalines,, ISBN: 3-906980-05-7.



Chapters

Jones, RCF and Martin, JN (2002) Nitrones. In Padwa, A and Pearson, WH (ed) Synthetic Applications of 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Chemistry Toward Heterocycles and Natural Products, John Wiley, pp.1-81, ISBN: 0-471-38726-6.


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