14. Le, C. M. A hot take on glucose. Nat. Chem. 2022, 14, 476 (link). Invited contribution to Nature Chemistry's In Your Element column.


13.  Le, C. M. Direct installation of boron groups offers boost to medicinal chemistry. Nature 2021, 595, 652–653 (link). Invited contribution to Nature News & Views column.

12.  Ackerman-Biegasiewicz, L. K. G.; Arias-Rotondo, D. M.; Biegasiewicz, K. F.; Elaqua, E.; Golder, M. R.; Kayser, L. V.; Lamb, J. R.; Le, C. M.; Romero, N. A.; Wilkerson-Hill, S. M.; Williams, D. A. Organic Chemistry: A Retrosynthetic Approach to a Diverse Field. ACS Cent. Sci. 20206, 1845–1850 (link)

Prior to independent career

11. Chapman, S. J.; Swords, W. B.; Le, C. M.; Guzei, I. A.; Toste, F. D.; Yoon, T. P. Cooperative Stereoinduction in Asymmetric Photocatalysis. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022144, 4206–4213 (link)

10.  Le, C. M.; Morra, B. Retrosynthetic Graphic Organizers and Molecule of the Week Activities in Organic  Chemistry Tutorials. J. Chem. Educ. 2019, 96, 1640–1645 (link)

9.    von Delius, M.; Le, C. M.; Ellinger, B.; Kuzikov, M.; Gul, S.; Dong, V. M. Synthesis and Biological Activity of Octaketides from the Cytosporone Family. Isr. J. Chem. 2017, 57, 975–981 (link)

8.    Sperger, T.; Le, C. M.; Lautens, M.; Schoenebeck, F. Mechanistic Insights on the Pd-Catalyzed Addition of C–X Bonds across Alkynes – A Combined Experimental and Computational Study. Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 2914–2922 (link)

7.    Le, C. M.; Sperger, T.; Fu, R.; Hou, X.; Lim, Y. H.; Schoenebeck, F.; Lautens, M. Stereoselective Synthesis of Methylene Oxindoles via Palladium(II)-Catalyzed Intramolecular Cross-Coupling of Carbamoyl Chlorides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 14441–14448 (link)

6.    Le, C. M.; Hou, X.; Sperger, T.; Schoenebeck, F.; Lautens, M. An Exclusively trans-Selective Chlorocarbamoylation of Alkynes Enabled by a Palladium/phosphaadamantane Catalyst. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 15897–15900 (link)

5.    Le, C. M.; Menzies, P. J. C.; Petrone, D. A.; Lautens, M. Synergistic Steric Effects in the Development of a Palladium-Catalyzed Alkyne Carbohalogenation: Stereodivergent Synthesis of Vinyl Halides. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 254–257 (link)

4.    Petrone, D. A.; Le, C. M.; Newman, S. G.; Lautens, M. Pd(0)-Catalyzed Carboiodination: Early Developments and Recent Advances. In New Trends in Cross-Coupling: Theory and Application; 1st ed. Colacot, T. J. Ed. RCS Publishing: 2014; pp 276–321 (link)

3.    Zhang, L.; Le, C. M.; Lautens, M. The Use of Silyl Ketene Acetals and Enol Ethers in the Catalytic Enantioselective Alkylative Ring Opening of Oxa/Aza Bicyclic Alkenes. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 5951–5954 (link)

2.    von Delius, M.; Le, C. M.; Dong, V. M. Rhodium-Phosphoramidite Catalyzed Alkene Hydroacylation: Mechanism and Octaketide Natural Product Synthesis. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 15022–15032 (link)

1.    Martin, C. D.; Le, C. M.; Ragogna, P. J. Remarkably Stable Chalcogen(II) Dications.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 15126–15127 (link)