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  1. A strategy for conversion of fermentation products into fungible hydrocarbon fuels: P. Anbarasan, J. B. Binder, F. D. Toste; (submitted).

  2. A general copper-catalyzed coupling of arylboronic acids with NaNO2 to diarylamines: X.-F. Wu, J. Schranck, P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; (submitted).

  3. A general cyclocarbonylation of aryl bromides and triflates with acetylenes: palladium-catalyzed synthesis of 3-alkylidenefuran-2-ones: X.-F. Wu, B. Sundararaju, P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, P. H. Dixneuf, M. Beller; Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 8014.

  4. A novel and convenient synthesis of benzonitriles: electrophilic cyanation of aryl and heteroaryl bromides: P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 4217. (Selected as VIP and Highlighted in the “cover page“).

  5. Novel C-H functionalization of arenes: palladium-catalyzed synthesis of diaryl sulfides: P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 3233.

  6. A general rhodium-catalyzed cyanation of aryl and alkenylboronic Acids: P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 519.

  7. From noble metal to nobel prize: palladium-catalyzed coupling reactions as key technologies in organic synthesis: X.-F. Wu, P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 9047.

  8. Palladium-catalyzed carbonylative C-H activation of heteroarenes: X.-F. Wu, P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201049, 7316 (“Hot Paper“).

  9. A general and efficient catalyst for palladium-catalyzed C-O coupling reactions of aryl halides with primary alcohols: S. Gowrisankar, A. G. Sergeev, P. Anbarasan, A. Spannenberg, H. Neumann, M. Beller; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 11592.

  10. A new and practical Grignard-coupling-fluorination sequence: synthesis of 2-aryl-fluoroarenes: P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Chem. Asian. J. 20105, 1775.

  11. A convenient synthesis of benzonitriles via electrophilic cyanation with N-cyanobenzimidazole: P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Chem. Eur. J. 201016, 4725.

  12. Efficient synthesis of aryl fluorides: P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201049, 2219 (“Hot Paper“; highlighted in “Synfacts“; one of the most accessed articles in 8/2009-7/2010).

  13. Stereoselective synthesis of (-)-6-acetoxyhexadecanolide: a mosquito oviposition attractant pheromone: K. R. Prasad, P. AnbarasanTetrahedron: Asymmetry 2007, l, 2479.

  14. Enantioselective synthesis of a-benzyloxy-?-alkenals: application to the synthesis of (+)-exo-brevicomin, (+)-iso-exo-brevicomin, and (-)-isolaurepan: K. R. Prasad, P. AnbarasanTetrahedron: Asymmetry200718, 1419.

  15. Enantiodivergent synthesis of both enantiomers of gypsy moth pheromone disparlure: K. R. Prasad, P. AnbarasanJ. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 3155.

  16. Stereoselective synthesis of (–)-microcarpalide: K. R. Prasad, K. Penchalaiah, A. Choudhary, P. Anbarasan; Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 309.

  17. Stereoselective formal synthesis of (–)-centrolobine: K. R. Prasad, P. AnbarasanTetrahedron 2007, 63, 1089.

  18. Enantiospecific synthesis of (–)-muricatacin from L-(+)-tartaric acid: K. R. Prasad, P. AnbarasanTetrahedron: Asymmetry 2006, 17, 2465.

  19. An expeditious enantiospecific synthesis of (+)-2-hydroxy-exo-brevicomin: K. R. Prasad, P. AnbarasanSynlett 2006, 2087.

  20. Enantiodivergent synthesis of both antipodes of hydroxy-exo-brevicomin from L-(+)-tartaric acid: K. R. Prasad, P. AnbarasanTetrahedron 2006, 62, 8303.

  21. Asymmetric synthesis of both enantiomers of ?-methyl-?-methoxyphenylacetic acid from L-(+)-tartaric acid: formal enantioselective synthesis of insect pheromone (–)-frontalin: K. R. Prasad, A. Chandrakumar, P. AnbarasanTetrahedron: Asymmetry 2006, 17, 1979.

  22. Stereoselective synthesis of (+)-boronolide and (–)-5-epi-boronolide: K. R. Prasad, P. AnbarasanTetrahedron: Asymmetry 2006, 17, 1146.

  23. Enantiospecific synthesis of (–)-2-hydroxy-exo-brevicomin: K. R. Prasad, P. AnbarasanTetrahedron: Asymmetry 200617, 850.

  24. An enantiospecific synthesis of (+)-hydroxy-exo-brevicomin: K. R. Prasad, P. AnbarasanTetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 1433.

  25. Asymmetric synthesis of unsaturated ?-benzyloxyaldehydes: an enantioselective synthesis of (+)-exo-brevicomin: K. R. Prasad, P. AnbarasanTetrahedron: Asymmetry 200516, 3951.

  1. Method To Convert Fermentation Mixture Into Fuels: P. Anbarasan, F. D. Toste, J. B. Binder, P. Willams; (Applied).

  1. Electrophilic cyanation of (hetero)aryl nucelophiles: A stategy to the synthesis of benzonitriles: P. Anbarasan, M. Beller; (review, submitted).

    1. Recent development and perspectives in the palladium-catalyzed cyanation of Aryl-X derivatives: synthesis of benzonitriles: P. Anbarasan, T. Schareina, M. Beller; Chem. Soc. Rev. 201140, 5049 (invited review).