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Kurt Mislow

Selected Recent Publications

  • Kurt Mislow and Richard Bolstad, Molecular Dissymmetry and Optical Inactivity, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 77, 6712 (1955).
  • Kurt Mislow and Paul Newman, A General Method for Establishing the Absolute Configuration of Optically Active Biphenyls by Asymmetric Synthesis, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 79, 1769 (1957).
  • Kurt Mislow, M.A.W. Glass, Albert Moscowitz, and Carl Djerassi, A Generalization of the Octant Rule, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 83, 2771 (1961).
  • Kurt Mislow and Arnold J. Gordon, Photoracemization of Biphenyls, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 85, 3521 (1963).
  • Morton Raban and Kurt Mislow, The Determination of Optical Purity by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Tetrahedron Lett., 4249 (1965).
  • Kurt Mislow, Introduction to Stereochemistry, W. A. Benjamin, Inc., 193 pp. (1965).
  • Kurt Mislow and Morton Raban, Stereoisomeric Relationships of Groups in Molecules. Chapter 1 in "Topics in Stereochemistry," Vol. 1, N. L. Allinger and E. L. Eliel, ed., John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1967.
  • Paul Bickart, Frederick W. Carson, John Jacobus, Edward G. Miller, and Kurt Mislow, The Thermal Racemization of Allylic Sulfoxides and the Interconversion of Allylic Sulfoxides and Sulfenates. Mechanism and Stereochemistry, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 90, 4869 (1968).
  • Kurt Mislow, Role of Pseudorotation in the Stereochemistry of Nucleophilic Displacement Reactions, Acc. Chem. Res., 3, 321 (1970).
  • Raymond D. Baechler and Kurt Mislow, Effect of Ligand Electronegativity on the Inversion Barrier of Phosphines, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 93, 773 (1971).
  • Devens Gust and Kurt Mislow, Analysis of Isomerization in Compounds Displaying Restricted Rotation of Aryl Groups, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 95, 1535 (1973).
  • Kurt Mislow, Stereochemical Consequences of Correlated Rotation in Molecular Propellers, Acc. Chem. Res., 9, 26 (1976).
  • Kurt Mislow and Paul Bickart, An Epistemological Note on Chirality, Israel J. Chem., 15, 1 (1977).
  • Kurt Mislow, On the Classification of Pairwise Relations Between Isomeric Structures, Bull. Soc. Chim. Belg., 86, 595 (1977).
  • J. Reisse, R. Ottinger, P. Bickart, and Kurt Mislow, Intrinsic Asymmetry and Diastereotopism, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 100, 911 (1978).
  • Frank A. L. Anet, Steve S. Miura, Jay Siegel, and Kurt Mislow, La Coupe du Roi and Its Relevance to Stereochemistry. Combination of Two Homochiral Molecules to Give an Achiral Product, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 105, 1419 (1983).
  • Kurt Mislow and Jay Siegel, Stereoisomerism and Local Chirality, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 106, 3319 (1984).
  • Kurt Mislow, Stereoisomerism and Conformational Directionality, Chimia, 40, 395 (1986).
  • Hiizu Iwamura and Kurt Mislow, Stereochemical Consequences of Dynamic Gearing, Acc. Chem. Res., 21, 175 (1988).
  • Kurt Mislow, Molecular Machinery in Organic Chemistry, Chemtracts-Org. Chem., 2, 151 (1989).
  • Andrzej B. Buda, Thomas Auf der Heyde, and Kurt Mislow, On Quantifying Chirality, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 31, 989 (1992).
  • Chengzhi Liang and Kurt Mislow, Topological Features of Protein Structures: Knots and Links, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 117, 4201 (1995).
  • Noham Weinberg and Kurt Mislow, A Unification of Chirality Measures, J. Math. Chem., 17, 35 (1995).
  • J.-C. Chambron, J.-P. Sauvage, and Kurt Mislow, A Chemically Achiral Molecule with No Rigidly Achiral Presentations, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 119, 9558 (1997).
  • Kurt Mislow, Molecular Chirality. Chapter 1 in "Topics in Stereochemistry," Vol. 22, S. E. Denmark, ed., John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1999.
  • Kurt Mislow, Incongruent Counterparts and the Nature of Space, Proc.VIII Internat. Conf. - The Future of Science has Begun: Space or Spaces as Paradigms of Mental Categories, Fondazione Carlo Erba, Milan, March 18-19, 1999, pp 83-99.
  • Noham Weinberg and Kurt Mislow, On Chirality Measures and Chirality Properties, Can. J. Chem., 78, 41 (2000).
  • Kurt Mislow, Stereochemical Terminology and Its Discontents, Chirality, 14, 126 (2002).
  • Kurt Mislow, Retournons ą Pasteur!, in Chirality in Natural and Applied Science, W. J. Lough and I. W. Wainer, eds., Blackwell Science, Oxford, 2002.
  • Kurt Mislow, Absolute Asymmetric Synthesis: A Commentary, Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun., 68, 849 (2003).

Kurt Mislow
Frick Laboratory, 183
Phone: 609-258-3941

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Linda Peoples
Frick Laboratory, A87
Phone: 609-258-3674