Xu, Y.; Montgomery, J. “Synthesis of 2-Amino-2-Deoxy Sugars via Boron-Catalyzed Coupling of Glycosyl Fluorides and Silyl Ether Acceptors” submitted for publication and deposited on ChemRxiv <link>.


Chen, M.; Ventura, A. M.; Das, S.; Ibrahim, A. F.; Zimmerman, P. M.; Montgomery, J. “Oxidative Cross Dehydrogenative Coupling of N-Heterocycles with Aldehydes through C(sp3)–H Functionalization ” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 20176-20181 <link> and deposited on ChemRxiv. <link>.


Rand, A. W.; Chen, M.; Montgomery, J. “Investigations into Mechanism and Origin of Regioselectivity in the Metallaphotoredox-Catalyzed α-Arylation of N-Alkylbenzamides” Chem. Sci. 2022, 13, 10566-10573 <link>.

Chen, M.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Heteroaromatic C-H Alkylation via Ligand-to- Ligand Hydrogen Transfer” ACS Catal. 2022, 12, 11015-11023 <link> and deposited on ChemRxiv <link>.

Martin, J. L.; Sati, G. C.; Malakar, T.; Hatt, J.; Zimmerman, P. M.; Montgomery, J. “Glycosyl Exchange of Unactivated Glycosidic Bonds: Suppressing or Embracing Side Reactivity in Catalytic Glycosylations” J. Org. Chem. 2022, 87, 5817-5826 <link> and deposited on ChemRxiv. <link>.

Robo, M. T.; Frank, A. R.; Butler, E.; Nett, A. J.; Cañellas, S.; Zimmerman, P. M.; Montgomery, J. “Activation Mechanism of Nickel(0) N-Heterocyclic Carbene Catalysts Stabilized by Fumarate Ligands” Organometallics 2022, 41, 3293-3300 <link> and deposited on ChemRxiv. <link>.

Espinoza, R. V.; Maskeri, M. A.; Turlik, A.; Nangia, A.; Khatri, Y.; Montgomery, J. Houk, K. N.; Sherman, D. H. “Epoxidation and late-stage C-H functionalization by P450 TamI is mediated by variant heme-iron oxidizing species” ACS Catal. 2022, 12, 3731–3742 <link> and deposited on ChemRxiv. <link>.

Xiao, J.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Defluorinative Coupling of Aliphatic Aldehydes with Trifluoromethyl Alkenes” ACS Catal. 2022, 12, 2463-2471 <link> and deposited on ChemRxiv. <link>.


Xiao, J.; Li, Z.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Coupling of Redox-Active Esters with Aliphatic Aldehydes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 21234-21240 <link> and deposited on ChemRxiv. <link>.

Cruz, C. L.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Coupling of Unactivated Alkyl Bromides and Aliphatic Aldehydes” Chem. Sci. 202112, 11995-12000 <link> and deposited on ChemRxiv. <link>.

Pein, W. L. Wiensch, E. M. and Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Ipso-Borylation of Silyloxyarenes via C–O Bond Activation” Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 4588-4592 <link> and deposited on ChemRxiv. <link>.

Espinoza, Rosa V.; Haatveit, K. C.; Grossman, S. W.; Tan, J. Y.; McGlade, C. A.; Khatri, Y.; Newmister, S. A.  Schmidt, J. J.; Garcia-Borràs, M.;  Montgomery, J.; Houk, K. N.  Sherman, D. H. “Engineering P450 TamI as an Iterative Biocatalyst for Selective Late-Stage C-H Functionalization and Epoxidation of Tirandamycin Antibiotics” ACS Catal. 2021, 11, 8304-8316 <link> and deposited on ChemRxiv <link>.


Ansel, A. Q.; Montgomery, J. “Combined Cyanoborylation, C–H Activation Strategy for Styrene Functionalization” Org. Lett. 202022, 8538-8543. (link).

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Rand, A. W.; Yin, H.; Xu, Liang, Giacoboni, J.; Martin-Montero, R.; Romano, C.; Montgomery, J.; Martin, R. “A Dual Catalytic Platform for Enabling sp3 a C-H Arylation and Alkylation of Benzamides” ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 4671-4676. (link).

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Sati, G. C.; Martin, J. L.; Xu, Y.; Malakar, T.; Zimmerman, P. M.; Montgomery, J. “Fluoride Migration Catalysis Enables Simple, Stereoselective, and Iterative Glycosylation” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 7235-7242. (link) and deposited on ChemRxiv <link>. Press release: University of Michigan (link).

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Jenkins, A. D.; Robo, M. T. Zimmerman, P. M.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Three-Component Cycloadditions of Enoates, Alkynes, and Aldehydes” J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 2956-2965. (link).


Rand, A. W.; Montgomery, J. “Enantioselective α-Arylation of Benzamides via Synergistic Nickel and Metallaphotoredox Catalysis” deposited on ChemRxiv <link>.

Kim, H. K.; Mane, M. V.; Montgomery, J.; Baik, M. H. “The Mechanism of Copper-Catalyzed Trifunctionalization of Terminal Allenes” Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 9456-9463. (Link)

Rand, A. W.; Montgomery, J. “Catalytic reduction of aryl trialkylammonium salts to aryl silanes and arenes” Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 5338-5344. (Link)


Canellas, S.; Montgomery, J.; Pericas, M. A. “Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive [2+2] Cycloaddition of Alkynes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 17349-17355. (Link)

Wiensch, E. M.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Amination of Silyloxyarenes through C–O Bond Activation” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 11045-11049. (Link)

Nett, A. J.; Canellas, S.; Higuchi, Y.; Robo, M.; Kochkodan, J. M.; Haynes, M. T.; Kampf, J. W.; Montgomery, J. “Stable, Well-Defined Nickel(0) Catalysts for Catalytic C–C and C–N Bond Formation” ACS Catal. 2018, 8, 6606-6611. (Link) Three of the catalysts described are available for purchase from Strem.

Shimkin, K. W.; Montgomery, J. “Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted Alkenes by Tandem Metallacycle Formation/Cross-Electrophile Coupling” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 7074-7078. (Link)


Gilbert, M. M.; DeMars II, M. D.; Yang, S.; Grandner, J. M.; Wang, S.; Wang, H.; Narayan, A. R. H.; Sherman, D. H.; Houk K. N.; Montgomery, J. “Synthesis of Diverse 11- and 12-Membered Macrolactones from a Common Linear Substrate Using a Single Biocatalyst” ACS Cent. Sci. 20173, 1304-1310 (Link)

Nett, A. J.; Montgomery, J.; Zimmerman, P. M. “Entrances, Traps, and Rate-Controlling Factors for Nickel-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization” ACS Catal. 2017,7, 7352-7362. (Link)

Wiensch, E.; Todd, D. P.; Montgomery, J. “Silyloxyarenes as Versatile Coupling Substrates Enabled by Nickel-Catalyzed C-O Bond Cleavage” ACS Catal. 2017,7, 5568-5571. (Link)

Wang, H.; Lu, G.; Sormunen, G.J.; Malik, H.A.; Liu, P.; Montgomery, J. “NHC Ligands Tailored for Simultaneous Regio- and Enantiocontrol in Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 9317-9324. (Link)


Kerchner, H.A.; Montgomery, J. “Synthesis of Secondary and Tertiary Alkylboranes via Formal Hydroboration of Terminal and 1,1-Disubstituted Alkenes” Org. Lett. 201618, 5760-5763. (Link) Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal (Link)

Zhao, W.; Montgomery, J. “Cascade Copper-Catalyzed 1,2,3-Trifunctionalization of Terminal Allenes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016138, 9763-9766. (Link)


Todd, D. P.; Thompson, B. B.; Nett, A. J.; Montgomery, J. “Deoxygenative C-C Bond-Forming Processes via a Net Four-Electron Reductive Coupling” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 12788–12791. (Link)

Zhao, W.; Montgomery, “Functionalizations of Styrene via Copper-Catalyzed Borylation / ortho-Cyanation and Silver-Catalyzed Annulation Processes” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201554, 12683–12686. (Link)

Narayan, A. R. H.; Jimenez-Oses, G.; Liu, P.; Negretti, S.; Zhao, W.; Gilbert, M. M.; Ramabhadran, R. O., Yand, Y.-F.; Furan, L. R.; Li, Z.; Podust, L. M.; Montgomery, J.; Houk, K. N.; Sherman, D. H. “Enzymatic hydroxylation of an unactivated methylene C–H bond guided by molecular dynamics simulations”Nat. Chem. 20157, 653-660. (Link)

Nett, A. J.; Zhao, W.; Zimmerman, P.; Montgomery, J. “Highly Active Nickel Catalysts for C-H Functionalization Identified Through Analysis of Off-Cycle Intermediates” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 7636-7639. (Link)

Miller, Z. D.; Dorel, R.; Montgomery, J. “Regiodivergent and Stereoselective Hydrosilylation of 1,3-Disubstituted Allenes” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201554, 9088-9091. (Link)

Jackson, E. P.; Malik, H. A.; Sormunen, G. J.; Baxter, R. D.; Liu, P.; Wang, H.; Shareef, A.-R.; Montgomery, J. “Mechanistic Basis for Regioselection and Regiodivergence in Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings” Acc. Chem. Res. 201548, 1736-1745. (Link)

Walk, J. T.; Buchan, Z. A.; Montgomery, J. “Sugar Silanes: Versatile Reagents for Stereocontrolled Glycosylation via Intramolecular Aglycone Delivery” Chem. Sci. 20156, 3448-3453. (Link)

Wang, H.; Negretti, S.; Knauff, A. R.; Montgomery, J. “Exo-Selective Reductive Macrocyclization of Ynals” Org. Lett. 201517, 1493-1496. (Link)

Jackson, E. P.; Montgomery, J. “Regiocontrol in Catalytic Reductive Couplings through Alterations of Silane Rate Dependence” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 958-963. (Link)


Haynes, M. T.; Liu P.; Baxter, R. D.; Nett, A. J.; Houk, K. N.; Montgomery, J. “Dimer Involvement and Origin of Crossover in Nickel-Catalyzed Aldehyde-Alkyne Reductive Couplings” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014136, 17495-17504. (Link)

Miller, Z. D.; Montgomery, J. “Regioselective Allene Hydroarylation via One-Pot Allene Hydrosilylation/Pd-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling” Org. Lett. 201416, 5486-5489. (Link)

Haynes, M. T.; Jackson, E. P.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel Complexes of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes” in N-Heterocyclic Carbenes: Effective Tools for Organometallic Synthesis Nolan, S. P. (Ed.) Wiley-VCH 2014, pp. 371-496. (Link)

Negretti, S.; Narayan, A.R.H.; Chiou, K.C.; Kells, P.M.; Stachowski, J.L.; Hansen, D.A.; Podust, L.M.; Montgomery, J.; Sherman, D.H. “Directing Group-Controlled Regioselectivity in an Enzymatic C–H Bond Oxygenation” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014136, 4901-4904. (Link)


Montgomery, J. “Organonickel Chemistry” in Organometallics in Synthesis: Fourth Manual Lipshutz, B. H. (Ed.) Wiley, Hoboken, N.J., 2013, pp. 319-428. (Link)

Partridge, K.M.; Bader, S.J.; Buchan, Z.A.; Taylor, C.E.; Montgomery, J. “A Streamlined Strategy for Aglycone Assembly and Glycosylation” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.201352, 13647-13650. (Link)

Miller, Z.D.; Li, W.; Belderrain, T.R.; Montgomery, J. “Regioselective Allene Hydrosilylation Catalyzed by N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Nickel and Palladium” J. Am. Chem. Soc.2013135, 15282-15285. (Link)

Lage, M. L.; Bader, S. J.; Sa-ei, K.; Montgomery, J. “Chemoselective Hydrosilylation of Hydroxyketones” Tetrahedron201369, 5609-5613. (Link)


Shareef, A.R.; Sherman, D.H.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Regiodivergent Approach to Macrolide Motifs” Chem. Sci.20123 (3), 892-895. (Link)

Li, Wei; Montgomery, J. “Ligand-Guided Pathway Selection in Nickel-Catalyzed Couplings of Enals and Alkynes” Chem. Commun.201248 (8), 1114-1116. (Link)


Montgomery, J. “High-Throughput Discovery of New Chemical Reactions” Science2011333, 1387-1388. (Link)

Jenkins, A. D.; Herath, A.; Song, M.; Montgomery, J. “Synthesis of Cyclopentenols and Cyclopentenones via Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Cycloaddition” J. Am. Chem. Soc.2011133 (36), 14460-14466. (Link)

Thompson, B. B., Montgomery, J. “Enone-Alkyne Reductive Coupling: A Versatile Entry to Substituted Pyrroles” Org. Lett.201113 (13), 3289-3291. (Link)

El Douhaibi, A.S.; Kassab, R.M.; Song, M.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Cyclizations of Enoates and Chiral Allenes: An Approach to Domoic Acid” Chem. Eur. J.201117, 6326-6329. (Link)

Liu, P.; Montgomery, J.; Houk, K.N. “Ligand Steric Contours to Understand the Effects of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands on the Reversal of Regioselectivity in Ni-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings of Alkynes and Aldehydes” J. Am. Chem. Soc2011133 (18), 6956-6959. (Link)

Baxter, R.D.; Montgomery, J. “Mechanistic Study of Nickel-Catalyzed Ynal Reductive Cyclizations through Kinetic Analysis” J. Am. Chem. Soc.2011133 (15), 5728-5731. (Link)


Li, W.; Chen, N. Montgomery, J. “Regioselective Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings of Enones and Allenes” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.., 201049, 8712-8716. (Link)

Phillips, J. H.; Montgomery, J. “Mechanistic Insights into Nickel-Catalyzed Cycloisomerizations” Org. Lett.201012, 4556-4559. (Link)

Malik, H. A.; Baxter, R. D.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings and Cyclizations”. In Catalysis Without Precious Metals; 1st Ed. Bullock, R. M., Ed. Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, 2010; pp 181-210. (Link)

Malik, H. A.; Sormunen, G. J.;Montgomery, J. “A General Strategy for Regiocontrol in Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings of Aldehydes and Alkynes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 6304-6305. (Link) Highlighted as News of the Week (Chem. Eng. News. 201088, 10) and Editor’s Choice (Science2010328, 548)


Malik, H. A.; Chaulagain, M.; Montgomery, J. “Cooperativity of Regiochemistry Control Strategies in Reductive Couplings of Propargyl Alcohols and Aldehydes”Org. Lett.200911 , 5734-5737. (Link)

Ni, Y.; Kassab, R. M.; Chevliakov, M. V.; Montgomery, J. “Total Syntheses of Isodomoic Acids G and H: An Excercis in Tetrasubstituted Alkene Synthesis,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 17714. (Link)

Sa-ei, K.; Montgomery, J. “Diastereoselective Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings of Aminoaldehydes and Alkynylsilanes: Application to the Synthesis of d-erythro-sphingosine” Tetrahedron200965, 6707-6711. (Link)

Buchan, Z. A.; Bader, S. J.; Montgomery, J. “Ketone Hydrosilylation with Sugar Silanes Followed by Intramolecular Aglycone Delivery: An Orthogonal Glycosylation Strategy” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.200948, 4840-4844. (Link)

Li, S,; Chaulagain, M.; Knauff, A. R.; Podust, L. M.; Montgomery, J.; Sherman, D. H.; “Selective Oxidation of Carbolide C-H Bonds by an Engineered Macrolide P450 Mono-Oxygenase” PNAS2009106, 18463-18468. (Link)

Li, W.; Herath, A.; Montgomery J. “Evolution of Efficient Strategies for Enone−Alkyne and Enal−Alkyne Reductive Couplings” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 17024-17029. (Link)


Anzai, Y.; Li, S.; Chaulagain, M. R.; Kinoshita, K.; Kato, F.; Montgomery, J.; Sherman, D. H. “Functional Analysis of MycCI and MycG, Cytochrome P450 Enzymes Involved in Biosynthesis of Mycinamicin Macrolide Antibiotics” Chemistry & Biology200815, 950-959. (Link)

Baxter, R.; Montgomery, J. “Dehydrogenative Cyclocondensation of Aldehydes, Alkynes, and Dialkylsilanes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008130, 9662. (Link)

Herath, A.; Montgomery, J. “Highly Chemoselective and Stereoselective Synthesis of Z-Enol Silanes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008130, 8132-8133. (Link)

Chrovian, C. C.; Knapp-Reed, B.; Montgomery, J. “Total Synthesis of Aigialomycin D: Surprising Chemoselectivity Dependence on Alkyne Structure in Nickel-Catalyzed Cyclizations” Org. Lett. 200810, 811-814. (Link)

Herath, A,; Li, W.; Montgomery, J. “Fully Intermolecular Nickel-Catalyzed Three-Component Couplings via Internal Redox”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008130, 469. (Link)


Liu, L,; Montgomery, J. “[3+2] Cycloaddition Reactions of Cyclopropyl Imines with Enones” Org. Lett. 20079, 3885. (Link)

Montgomery, J.; Sormunen, G. J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings of Aldehydes and Alkynes” Top. Curr. Chem. 2007279, 1. (Link)

Chaulagain, M. R.; Sormunen, G.;Montgomery, J. ” New N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligand and Its Application in Asymmetric Nickel-Catalyzed Aldehyde/Alkyne Reductive Couplings” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007129, 9568. (Link)

Herath, A.;Thompson, B. B.; Montgomery, J. “Catalytic Intermolecular Reductive Coupling of Enones and Alkynes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007 , 129, 8712. (Link)

Chrovian, C. C.; Montgomery, J. “Surprising Role of Aryl Halides in Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Aldol Reactions” Org. Lett. 20079, 537. (Link)


Herath, A.; Montgomery, J. “Catalytic Intermolecular Enal-Alkyne [3 + 2] Reductive Cycloadditions” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006128, 14030. (Link)

Sa-ei, K.; Montgomery, J. “Highly Diastereoselective Preparation of anti-1,2-Diols by Catalytic Addition of Alkynylsilanes to Silyloxyaldehydes” Org. Lett. 20068, 4441-4443. (Link)

ElDouhaibi S. A.; Lozanov, M.; Montgomery, J. “A multicomponent approach to substituted benzenes involving sequential nickel-catalyzed reactions” Tetrahedron 200662, 11460. (Link)

Chaulagain, M. R.; Mahandru, G., M. .; Montgomery, J. “Alkyne hydrosilylation catalyzed by nickel complexes of N-heterocyclic carbenes” Tetrahedron 200662, 7560. (Link)

Liu, L; Montgomery, J. “Dimerization of Cyclopropyl Ketones and Crossed Reactions of Cyclopropyl Ketones with Enones as an Entry to Five-Membered Rings” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006128, 5348. (Link)

Ni, Y.; Montgomery, J. “Synthetic Studies and Mechanistic Insight in Nickel-Catalyzed [4+2+1] Cycloadditions” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006128, 2609. (Link)


Song, M.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Couplings and Cyclizations Involving Allenes, Aldehydes, and Organozincs” Tetrahedron200561, 11440. (Link)

Knapp-Reed, B.; Mahandru, M. G.; Montgomery, J. “Access to Macrocyclic Endocyclic and Exocyclic Allylic Alcohols by Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Cyclization of Ynals” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005127, 13156. (Link)


Hratchian, H.P.; Chowdhury, S.K.; Gutierrez-Garcia, V.M.; Amarasinghe, K.K.D.; Heeg, M.J.; Schlegel, H.B.; Montgomery, J. “Combined Experimental and Computational Investigation of the Mechanism of Nickel-Catalyzed Three-Component Addition Processes” Organometallics, 200423, 4636. (Link)

Montgomery, J. “Nickel-catalyzed reductive cyclizations and couplings.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200443, 3890. (Link)

Ni, Y.; Montgomery, J. “An Efficient [4+2+1] Entry to Seven-Membered Rings” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004126, 11162. (Link)

Mahandru, G.M.; Liu, G.; Montgomery, J. “Ligand-Dependent Scope and Divergent Mechanistic Behavior in Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings of Aldehydes and Alkynes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004126, 3698. (Link)


Ni, Y.; Amarasinghe, K.K.D.; Ksebati, B.; Montgomery, J. “First Total Synthesis and Stereochemical Definition of Isodomoic Acid G” Org. Lett. 20035, 3771. (Link)

Mahandru, G.M.; Skauge, A.R.L.; Chowdhury, S.K.; Amarasinghe, K.K.D.; Heeg, M.J.; Montgomery, J. “Cascade Cyclizations and Couplings Involving Nickel Enolates” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003125, 13481. (Link)

Subburaj, K.; Montgomery, J.; “A New Catalytic Conjugate Addition/Aldol Strategy That Avoids Preformed Metalated Nucleophiles” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003125, 11210. (Link)


Montgomery, J.; Song, M. “Preparation of Homoallylic Alcohols by Nickel-Catalyzed Cyclizations of Allenyl Aldehydes” Org. Lett.20024, 4009. (Link)

Amarasinghe, K. K. D.; Montgomery, J. “Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (+)-Testudinariol A Using a New Nickel-Catalyzed Allenyl Aldehyde Cyclization” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002124, 9366. (Link)

Ni, Y.; Amarasinghe, K. K. D.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Cyclizations and Couplings with Vinylzirconium Reagents” Org. Lett. 20024, 1743. (Link)

Lozanov, M.; Montgomery, J. “A New Two-Step Four-Component Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Cyclohexenols by Sequential Nickel-Catalyzed Couplings” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002124, 2106. (Link)

Montgomery, J.; Amarasinghe, K. K. D.; Chowdhury, S. K.; Oblinger, E.; Seo, J.; Savchenko, A. V. “Nickel-catalyzed cyclizations of alkynyl enones and alkynyl enals” Pure Appl. Chem. 200274, 129. (Link)

Fornicola, R. S.; Subburaj, K.; Montgomery, J. “A New Entry to the Isogeissoschizoid Skeleton” Org. Lett. 20024, 615. (Link)


Montgomery, J. “Organometallic Complexes of Nickel”. in Science of Synthesis, Trost, B. M.; Lautens, M., Eds.; Thieme: Stuttgart, 2001; Vol. 1, pp. 11-62. (Link)

Amarasinghe, K. K. D.; Chowdhury, S. K.; Heeg, M. J.; Montgomery, J. “Structure of an η1 Nickel O-Enolate: Mechanistic Implications in Catalytic Enyne Cyclizations” Organometallics 200120, 370. (Link)

Lozanov, M.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Preparation of Stereodefined Allylic Alcohols Using Silicon-Tethered Ynals” Tetrahedron Lett. 200142, 3259. (Link)


Tang, X. Q.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Preparation of Bicyclic Heterocycles: Total Synthesis of (+)-Allopumiliotoxin 267A, (+)-Allopumiliotoxin 339A, and (+)-Allopumiliotoxin 339B” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000122, 6950. (Link)

Chowdhury, S. K.; Amarasinghe, K. K. D.; Heeg, M. J.; Montgomery, J. “Diverse Reactivity Manifolds of Alkynyl Enone- and Alkynyl Enal-Derived Nickelacycles: Discovery of Nickel-Promoted [3+2] and [2+1] Cycloadditions” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000122, 6775. (Link)

Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Cyclizations, Couplings, and Cycloadditions Involving Three Reactive Components” Acc. Chem. Res. 200033, 467. (Link)


Chevliakov, M. V.; Montgomery, J. “A Stereodivergent Approach to (-)-a-Kainic Acid and (+)-a-Allokainic Acid Utilizing the Complementarity of Alkyne and Allene Cyclizations” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999121, 11139. (Link)

Qi, X.; Montgomery, J. “New Three-Component Synthesis of 1,3-Dienes Employing Nickel Catalysis” J. Org. Chem. 199964, 9310. (Link)

Fornicola, R. S.; Montgomery, J. “Convenient preparation of amino acid derivatives with two 13C labels” Tetrahedron Letters199940, 8337. (Link)

Seo, J; Fain, H.; Blanc, J. B.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Cyclizations of Enoate Equivalents: Application to the Synthesis of Angular Triquinanes” J. Org. Chem. 199964, 6060. (Link)

Tang, X. Q.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel Catalysis in the Stereoselective Preparation of Quinolizidine, Pyrrolizidine, and Indolizidine Alkaloids: Total Synthesis of (+)-Allopumiliotoxin 267A” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999121, 6098. (Link)

Seo, J.; Chui, H. M. P.; Heeg, M. J.; Montgomery, J. “Novel chemoselectivity and stereochemical aspects of nickel-catalyzed [2+2+2] cycloadditions” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999121, 476. (Link)


Chevliakov, M. V.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel and palladium catalysis in the stereoselective synthesis of functionalized pyrrolidines: enantioselective formal synthesis of (+)-a-allokainic acid” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 1998 37, 3144. (Link)

Fornicola, R.; Oblinger, E.; Montgomery, J. “A New Synthesis of a-Amino Acid Derivatives Employing Methyl Nitroacetate as a Versatile Glycine Template” J. Org. Chem. 199863, 3528. (Link)

Seo, J.; Montgomery, J.; “Synthetic studies and mechanistic observations in nickel-catalyzed polycyclizations” Tetrahedron 199854, 1131. (Link)


Chevliakov, M. V.; Brielmann, H. L.; Montgomery J. “Nickel-catalyzed heterocycle construction with stereoselective exocyclic alkene introduction” Tetrahedron 199753, 16449. (Link)

Oblinger, E.; Montgomery, J. “A New Stereoselective Method for the Preparation of Allylic Alcohols” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997119, 9065. (Link)

Montgomery, J.; Oblinger, E.; Savchenko, A. V. “Nickel-Catalyzed Organozinc-Promoted Carbocyclizations of Electron-Deficient Alkenes with Tethered Unsaturation” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997119, 4911. (Link)


Seo, J.; Chui, H. M. P.; Montgomery J. “Competition between insertion and conjugate addition in nickel-catalyzed couplings of enones with unsaturated functional groups” Tetrahedron Lett. 199637, 6839. (Link)

Savchenko, A. V.; Montgomery, J. “Organozinc/Nickel(0)-Promoted Cyclizations of Bis-Enones”  J. Org. Chem. 199661, 1562. (Link)

Savchenko, A. V.; Montgomery, J. “Nickel-Catalyzed Cyclizations of Alkynyl Enones with Concomitant Stereoselective Tri- or Tetrasubstituted Alkene Introduction” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996118, 2099. (Link)


Savchenko, A. V.; Zhao, Y.; Montgomery, J. “Convenient Preparation of Bis-Enones and Bis-Enoates From Cycloalkenes” J. Org. Chem. 199560, 5699. (Link)


Montgomery, J.; Overman, L.E. “Introduction of the 2-Phenylthioethyl, 2-Phenylsulfinylethyl, and 2,2-Di(phenylthio)ethyl Substituents into Cyclic Ketones” J. Org. Chem. 199358, 6476-6479. (Link)


Hegedus, L.S.; Montgomery, J.; Narukawa, Y.; Snustad, D.C. “A Contribution to the Confusion Surrounding the Reaction of Ketenes with Imines to Produce b-Lactams. A Comparison of Stereoselectivity Dependence of Ketene Generation: Acid Chloride/Triethyl Amine vs. Photolysis of Chromium Carbene Complexes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991113, 5784-5791. (Link)


Montgomery, J.; Wieber, G.M.; Hegedus, L.S. “Synthesis of Optically Active Ene Carbamates from Chromium Carbene Complexes: Use in Palladium Assisted Synthesis of Relays to (+)-Thienamycin” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1990112, 6255-6263. (Link)


Hegedus, L.S.; Schultze, L.M.; Montgomery, J. “Synthesis and Properties of (O-Acyl imidato)carbene Complexes of Chromium, Molybdenum, and Tungsten”Organometallics 19898, 2189-2195. (Link)