Publications



17. The Conceptual Development of a Conjunctive Olefination
Synlett, DOI: 10.1055/a-1787-1159 (Synpacts invited contribution)
Dario Filippini, Mattia Silvi*





16. Visible Light-Driven Conjunctive Olefination
Nature Chemistry 2022, 14, 66-70
Dario Filippini, Mattia Silvi*







Prior to Nottingham

15. Visible-Light-Driven Strain-Increase Ring Contraction Allows the Synthesis of Cyclobutyl Boronic Esters
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2020, 59, 6525-6528
Raffael Davenport, Mattia Silvi, Adam Noble, Zied Hosni, Natalie Fey, Varinder K. Aggarwal*



14. Radical Addition to Strained σ-Bonds Enables the Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Cyclobutyl Boronic Esters
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2019, 141, 9511–9515
Mattia Silvi, Varinder K. Aggarwal*



13. Reoptimization of the Organocatalyzed Double Aldol Domino Process to a Key Enal Intermediate and Its Application to the Total Synthesis of Δ12-Prostaglandin J3
Chemistry – A European journal 2018, 24, 9542–9545
Andrejs Pelšs, Narasimhulu Gandhamsetty, James R. Smith, Damien Mailhol, Mattia Silvi, Andrew J. A. Watson, Isabel Perez-Powell, Sébastien Prévost, Nina Schützenmeister, Peter R. Moore, Varinder K. Aggarwal*



12. Enantiospecific Three-Component Alkylation of Furan and Indole
Chemistry – A European journal 2018, 24, 4279-4282
Mattia Silvi, Raffael Schrof, Adam Noble, Varinder K. Aggarwal*



11. Enhancing the Potential of Enantioselective Organocatalysis with Light
Nature 2018, 554, 41-49
Mattia Silvi, Paolo Melchiorre*



10. Direct Stereoselective Installation of Alkyl Fragments at the β-Carbon of Enals via Excited Iminium Ion Catalysis
ACS Catalysis 2018, 8, 1062-1066
Charlie Verrier, Nurtalya Alandini, Cristofer Pezzetta, Mauro Moliterno, Luca Buzzetti, Hamish B. Hepburn, Alberto Vega-Peñaloza, Mattia Silvi, and Paolo Melchiorre*



9. Visible-Light Excitation of Iminium Ions Enables the Enantioselective Catalytic β-Alkylation of Enals
Nature Chemistry 2017, 9, 868-873
Mattia Silvi, Charlie Verrier, Yannick P. Rey, Luca Buzzetti, Paolo Melchiorre*



8. Merging Photoredox with 1,2-Metallate Rearrangements: The Photochemical Alkylation of Vinyl Boronate Complexes
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017, 139, 5736–5739
Mattia Silvi, Christopher Sandford, Varinder K. Aggarwal*



7. Enantioselective Formal α-Methylation and α-Benzylation of Aldehydes by Means of Photo-Organocatalysis
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2017, 56, 4447-4451
Giacomo Filippini, Mattia Silvi, Paolo Melchiorre*



6. Enamine-Mediated Catalysis (n→π*)
in Lewis Base Catalysis in Organic Synthesis Edwin Vedejs, Scott E. Denmark Ed., Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany
John J. Murphy, Mattia Silvi, Paolo Melchiorre*



5. Synthesis of Cyclic Guanidines via Silver-Catalyzed Intramolecular Alkene Hydroamination Reactions of N-Allylguanidines
Organic Letters 2016, 18, 2331-2334
Zachary J. Garlets, Mattia Silvi, and John P. Wolfe*



4. Enantioselective Organocatalytic Alkylation of Aldehydes and Enals Driven by the Direct Photoexcitation of Enamines
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2015, 137, 6120–6123
Mattia Silvi, Elena Arceo, Igor D. Jurberg, Carlo Cassani, and Paolo Melchiorre*



3. Controlling the Molecular Topology of Vinylogous Iminium Ions by Logical Substrate Design: Highly Regio- and Stereoselective Aminocatalytic 1,6-Addition to Linear 2,4-Dienals
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2013, 52, 10780-10783
Mattia Silvi, Indranil Chatterjee, Yiankai Liu, Paolo Melchiorre*



2. Enantioselective Aza-Michael Addition of Imides by Using an Integrated Strategy Involving the Synthesis of a Family of Multifunctional Catalysts, Usage of Multiple Catalysis, and Rational Design of Experiment
Chemistry – A European Journal 2013, 19, 9973-9978
Mattia Silvi, Polyssena Renzi, Deborah Rosato, Cristiana Margarita, Alessio Vecchioni, Ivan Bordacchini, Diego Morra, Alessandro Nicolosi, Riccardo Cari, Fabio Sciubba, Daniele M. Scarpino Schietroma, Marco Bella*



1. Secondary Amine-Catalyzed Asymmetric γ-Alkylation of α-Branched Enals via Dienamine Activation
Helvetica Chimica Acta 2012, 95, 1985-2006
Mattia Silvi, Carlo Cassani, Antonio Moran, Paolo Melchiorre*