A Strategy to Aminate Pyridines, Diazines, and Pharmaceuticals via Heterocyclic Phosphonium Salts: C. Patel, M. Mohnike, M.C. Hilton, A. McNally, Org. Lett., Article ASAP.


A General Strategy for Site-Selective Incorporation of Deuterium and Tritium into Pyridines, Diazines and Pharmaceuticals: J. L. Koniarczyk, D. Hesk, A. Overgard, I. W. Davies, and A. McNally, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018140, 1990.  Featured in Nature Reviews Chemistry: doi:10.1038/s41570-018-0119

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Synthesis of Biotinylated Diazinon: Lessons Learned for Biotinylation of Thiophosphate Esters: K.G. Nottingham, A. McNally, B.R. McNaughton, Tetrahedron Lett. 201859, 234-237.


Selective formation of heteroaryl thioethers via a phosphonium ion coupling reaction: R.G. Anderson, B.M. Jett, A. McNally, Tetrahedron2018In Press.


4-Selective Pyridine Functionalization Reactions via Heterocyclic Phosphonium Salts: R.D. Dolewski, M.C. Hilton, A. McNally, Synlett201829, 8-14.


Selective Functionalization of Pyridines via Heterocyclic Phosphonium Salts: M.C. Hilton, R.D. Dolewski, A. McNally, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 13813806-13809.


Stereoselective Synthesis: Molecular Editing of Carbohydrates: A. McNally, Nature Chem. 2015, 7, 539-541.


Publications prior to CSU


Palladium-Catalyzed C–H Activation of Aliphatic Amines to Give Strained Nitrogen Heterocycles: A. McNally, B. Haffemeyer, B. S. L. Collins, M. J. Gaunt. Nature 2014, 510, 129-133.

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Organocatalytic C–H Bond Arylation of Aldehydes to Bis-Heteroaryl Ketones: Q-Y. Toh, A. McNally, S. Vera, N. Erdmann, M.J. Gaunt, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 3772- 3775.

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Discovery of an α-Amino C–H Arylation Reaction Using the Strategy of Accelerated Serendipity: A. McNally, C.K. Prier, D.W.C. MacMillan, Science 2011, 334, 1114-1117.

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Enantioselective Organocatalysis: M.J. Gaunt, C.C.C Johansson; A. McNally, N.T. Vo, Drug Discov. Today 2007, 2, 8-27.


Organocatalytic Sigmatropic Reactions: Development of a [2,3]-Wittig Rearrangement via Secondary Amine Catalysis: A. McNally, B. Evans, M.J. Gaunt, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 2116-2119.

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