15: “Metalation-Substitution of an α-Oxygenated Chrial Nitrile” M. R. Alshawish, G. Barker, N. D. Measom and I. Coldham, Comptes Rendus Chemie, 2017, 20, 601. DOI: 10.1016/j.crci.2016.11.006

14: “Indium vs. Gold Catalysis in Dehydrative Reactions with Allylic Alcohols” S. Webster, L. Schaefer, G. Barker and A.-L. Lee, Synlett, 2015, 26, 2673. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1560648

13: “Chirality Transfer in Gold(I)-Catalysed Direct Allylic Etherification of Unactivated Alcohols – Experimental and Computational Study,” G. Barker, D. G. Johnson, P. C. Young, S. A. Macgregor and A.-L. Lee, Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 13748. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201501607

12: “Gold-Catalysed Proto- and Deutero-deboronation” G. Barker, S. Webster, D. G. Johnson, R. Curley, M. Andrews, P. C. Young, S. A. Macgregor and A. –L. Lee, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 9807. Featured article. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b01041

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Featured in Synfacts, 2015, 10, 1093. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1560242

11: “Dehydrative Thiolation of Allenols – Indium vs. Gold Catalysis,” S. Webster, P. C. Young, G. Barker, G. M. Rosair and A. –L. Lee, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 1703. DOI: 10.1021/jo502648w

10: “Gold(I)-Catalysed Direct Thioetherifications Using Allylic Alcohols – an Experimental and Computational Study,” L. Herkert, S. L. J. Green, G. Barker, D. G. Johnson, P. C. Young, S. A. Macgregor and A. –L. Lee, Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 11540. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201403293

9: “Formation of Unexpected Heterocyclic Products from Pyrolysis of Thiocarbonyl Stabilised Phosphonim Ylides,” R. A. Aitken, G. Barker, L. P. Cleghorn, E. J. Reid and S. S. Roberts Heterocycles, 2014, 88, 1135. DOI: 10.3987/COM-13-S(S)70

8: “Gold(I)-Catalysed One-Pot Synthesis of Chromans Using Allylic Alcohols and Phenols,” E. Coutant, P. C. Young, G. Barker and A. –L. Lee, Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2013, 9, 1797. DOI:10.3762/bjoc.9.209

7: “Remarkable Configuration Stability of Magnesiated Nitriles,” G. Barker, M. R. Alshawish, M. C. Skilbeck and I. Coldham, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 7700. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201303442

6: “Asymmetric Lithiation Trapping of N-Boc Heterocycles at Temperatures Above –78 °C,” G. Gelardi, G. Barker, P. O’Brien and D. C. Blakemore, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 5424. DOI: 10.1021/ol402395j

5: “An Experimental and In Situ IR Spectroscopic Study of the Lithiation-Substitution of N-Boc-2-phenylpyrrolidine and -piperidine: Controlling the Formation of Quaternary Stereocenters,” N. S. Sheik, D. Leonori, G. Barker, J. D. Firth, K. R. Campos, A. J. H. M. Meijer, P. O’Brien and I. Coldham, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 5300. DOI: 10.1021/ja211398b

4: “Enantioselective, Palladium-Catalyzed alpha-Arylation of N-Boc Pyrrolidine: In Situ React IR Spectroscopic Monitoring, Scope, and Synthetic Applications,” G. Barker, J. L. McGrath, A. Klapars, D. Stead, G. Zhou, K. R. Campos and P. O’Brien, J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 5936. Featured article. DOI: 10.1021/jo2011347

3: “Investigation of Bispidines as the Stoichiometric Ligand in the Two-Ligand Catalytic Asymmetric Deprotonation of N-Boc Pyrrolidine,” G. Barker, P. O’Brien and K. R. Campos, ARKIVOC, 2011, (v), 217.

2: “Diamine-Free Lithiation-Trapping of N-Boc Heterocycles Using s-BuLi in THF,” G. Barker, P. O’Brien and K. R. Campos, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 4176. DOI: 10.1021/ol1017799

Featured in Synfacts, 2011, 1, 0087. DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1259112

1: “Asymmetric Synthesis via Aziridinium Ions: Exploring the Stereospecificity of the Ring Opening of Aziridinium Ions and a Formal Synthesis of (–)-Swainsonine” S. J. Oxenford, S. P. Moore, G. Carbone, G. Barker, P. O’Brien, M. R. Shipton, J. Gilday and K. R. Campos, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2010, 21, 1563. DOI:10.1016/j.tetasy.2010.03.048