Dr. An Wu



    Synthesis of Peptides


    2015B.S. in Chemistry, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
    2019Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China
    Supervised by Prof. Jianwei Sun


    2019-Postdoctoral fellow
    Chubu University, Aichi, Japan
    Supervised by Prof. Hisashi Yamamoto

    List of Publications

    9. Silicon-based Hydrophobic Tags Applied in Liquid-phase Peptide Synthesis: Protected DRGN-1 and Poly Alanine Chain Synthesis
    Wu, A.*; Ramakrishna, I.; Hattori, T.; Yamamoto, H.*
    Org. Biomol. Chem. 2022, 20, 8685-8692.

    8. An Unusual Formal Migrative Cycloaddition of Aurone-derived Azadienes: Synthesis of Benzofuran-fused Nitrogen Heterocycles
    Feng, Q.#; Wu, A.#; Zhang, X.; Song, L.*; Sun, J.* (#These authors contributed equally to this work)
    Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 7953-7957.

    7. Benzannulation of Isobenzopyryliums with Electron-Rich Alkynes: A Modular Access to β-Functionalized Naphthalenes
    Wu, A.; Qian, H.; Zhao, W.; Sun, J.*
    Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 7957-7962.

    6. Synthesis of Medium-Sized Lactones from Siloxy Alkynes via Ring Expansion
    Wu, A.; Zhao, W.; Sun, J.*
    Tetrahedron 2020, 76, 131163. (invited contribution)

    5. Synthesis of Eight-Membered Lactams through Formal [6+2] Cyclization of Siloxy Alkynes and Vinylazetidines
    Wu, A.; Feng, Q.; Sung, H. H. Y.; Williams, I. D.*; Sun, J.*
    Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 6776-6780. (highlighted in Synform 2019, A134-A136.)

    4. A [3+2] Cyclization of Siloxy Alkynes and Isocyanides for the Synthesis of Oxazoles
    Wu, A.; Sun, J.*
    Synlett 2019, 30, 515-518. (invited contribution to Pearl Anniversary issue)

    3. Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed Directed ortho-C−H Bond Functionalization of Aromatic Ketazines via C−S and C−C Coupling
    Wen, J.; Wu, A.; Wang, M.; Zhu, J.*
    J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 10457-10463. (highlighted in ChemInform 2016,47, 11-086.)

    2. Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed Coupling of Aromatic Ketazines or Oximes with 2-Vinyloxirane via C–H Activation
    Wen, J.; Wu, A.; Miao, Y.; Zhu, J.*
    Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 5512-5516. (highlighted in ChemInform 2016, 47, 05-079.)

    1. Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed Internal Oxidative Coupling of N-hydroxyanilides with Alkenes via C–H Activation
      Wen, J.; Wu, A.; Chen, P.; Zhu, J.*
      Tetrahedron Lett. 201556, 5282-5286.