1. Kerchner, H.A.; Montgomery, J. "Synthesis of Secondary and Tertiary Alkylboranes via Formal Hydroboration of Terminal and 1,1-Disubstituted Alkenes" Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 5760-5763. (Link)


  3. Zhao, W.; Montgomery, J. "Cascade Copper-Catalyzed 1,2,3-Trifunctionalization of Terminal Allenes" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 9763-9766. (Link)


  5. Todd, D. P.; Thompson, B. B.; Nett, A. J.; Montgomery, J. "Deoxygenative C-C Bond-Forming Processes via a Net Four-Electron Reductive Coupling" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 12788–12791. (Link)


  7. Zhao, W.; Montgomery, "Functionalizations of Styrene via Copper-Catalyzed Borylation / ortho-Cyanation and Silver-Catalyzed Annulation Processes" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 12683–12686. (Link)


  9. Narayan, A. R. H.; Jimenez-Oses, G.; Liu, P.; Negretti, S.; Zhao, W.; Gilbert, M. M.; Ramabhadran, R. O., Yand, Y.-F.; Furan, L. R.; Li, Z.; Podust, L. M.; Montgomery, J.; Houk, K. N.; Sherman, D. H. "Enzymatic hydroxylation of an unactivated methylene C–H bond guided by molecular dynamics simulations" Nat. Chem. 2015, 7, 653-660. (Link)


  11. Nett, A. J.; Zhao, W.; Zimmerman, P.; Montgomery, J. "Highly Active Nickel Catalysts for C-H Functionalization Identified Through Analysis of Off-Cycle Intermediates" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 7636-7639. (Link)


  13. Miller, Z. D.; Dorel, R.; Montgomery, J. "Regiodivergent and Stereoselective Hydrosilylation of 1,3-Disubstituted Allenes" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 9088-9091. (Link)


  15. Jackson, E. P.; Malik, H. A.; Sormunen, G. J.; Baxter, R. D.; Liu, P.; Wang, H.; Shareef, A.-R.; Montgomery, J. "Mechanistic Basis for Regioselection and Regiodivergence in Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings" Acc. Chem. Res. 2015, 48, 1736-1745. (Link)


  17. Walk, J. T.; Buchan, Z. A.; Montgomery, J. "Sugar Silanes: Versatile Reagents for Stereocontrolled Glycosylation via Intramolecular Aglycone Delivery" Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 3448-3453. (Link)


  19. Wang, H.; Negretti, S.; Knauff, A. R.; Montgomery, J. "Exo-Selective Reductive Macrocyclization of Ynals" Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 1493-1496. (Link)


  21. Jackson, E. P.; Montgomery, J. "Regiocontrol in Catalytic Reductive Couplings through Alterations of Silane Rate Dependence" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 958-963. (Link)


  23. Haynes, M. T.; Liu P.; Baxter, R. D.; Nett, A. J.; Houk, K. N.; Montgomery, J. "Dimer Involvement and Origin of Crossover in Nickel-Catalyzed Aldehyde-Alkyne Reductive Couplings" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 17495-17504. (Link)


  25. Miller, Z. D.; Montgomery, J. "Regioselective Allene Hydroarylation via One-Pot Allene Hydrosilylation/Pd-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling" Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 5486-5489. (Link)


  27. Haynes, M. T.; Jackson, E. P.; Montgomery, J. "Nickel Complexes of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes" in N-Heterocyclic Carbenes: Effective Tools for Organometallic Synthesis Nolan, S. P. (Ed.) Wiley-VCH 2014, pp. 371-496. (Link)
  28. Negretti, S.; Narayan, A.R.H.; Chiou, K.C.; Kells, P.M.; Stachowski, J.L.; Hansen, D.A.; Podust, L.M.; Montgomery, J.; Sherman, D.H. "Directing Group-Controlled Regioselectivity in an Enzymatic C–H Bond Oxygenation" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 4901-4904. (Link)


  30. Montgomery, J. "Organonickel Chemistry" in Organometallics in Synthesis: Fourth Manual Lipshutz, B. H. (Ed.) Wiley, Hoboken, N.J., 2013, pp. 319-428. (Link)
  31. Partridge, K.M.; Bader, S.J.; Buchan, Z.A.; Taylor, C.E.; Montgomery, J. "A Streamlined Strategy for Aglycone Assembly and Glycosylation" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 13647-13650. (Link)


  33. Miller, Z.D.; Li, W.; Belderrain, T.R.; Montgomery, J. "Regioselective Allene Hydrosilylation Catalyzed by N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Nickel and Palladium" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 15282-15285. (Link)


  35. Lage, M. L.; Bader, S. J.; Sa-ei, K.; Montgomery, J. "Chemoselective Hydrosilylation of Hydroxyketones" Tetrahedron, 2013, 69, 5609-5613. (Link)


  37. Shareef, A.R.; Sherman, D.H.; Montgomery, J. "Nickel-Catalyzed Regiodivergent Approach to Macrolide Motifs" Chem. Sci., 2012, 3 (3), 892-895. (Link)


  39. Li, Wei; Montgomery, J. "Ligand-Guided Pathway Selection in Nickel-Catalyzed Couplings of Enals and Alkynes" Chem. Commun., 2012, 48 (8), 1114-1116. (Link)


  41. Montgomery, J. "High-Throughput Discovery of New Chemical Reactions" Science, 2011, 333, 1387-1388. (Link)
  42. Jenkins, A. D.; Herath, A.; Song, M.; Montgomery, J. "Synthesis of Cyclopentenols and Cyclopentenones via Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Cycloaddition" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133 (36), 14460-14466. (Link)


  44. Thompson, B. B., Montgomery, J. "Enone-Alkyne Reductive Coupling: A Versatile Entry to Substituted Pyrroles" Org. Lett., 2011, 13 (13), 3289-3291. (Link)


  46. El Douhaibi, A.S.; Kassab, R.M.; Song, M.; Montgomery, J. "Nickel-Catalyzed Cyclizations of Enoates and Chiral Allenes: An Approach to Domoic Acid" Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 6326-6329. (Link)


  48. Liu, P.; Montgomery, J.; Houk, K.N. "Ligand Steric Contours to Understand the Effects of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands on the Reversal of Regioselectivity in Ni-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings of Alkynes and Aldehydes" J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2011, 133 (18), 6956-6959. (Link)


  50. Baxter, R.D.; Montgomery, J. "Mechanistic Study of Nickel-Catalyzed Ynal Reductive Cyclizations through Kinetic Analysis" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133 (15), 5728-5731. (Link)


  52. Li, W.; Chen, N. Montgomery, J. "Regioselective Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings of Enones and Allenes" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.., 2010, 49, 8712-8716. (Link)


  54. Phillips, J. H.; Montgomery, J. "Mechanistic Insights into Nickel-Catalyzed Cycloisomerizations" Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 4556-4559. (Link)


  56. Malik, H. A.; Baxter, R. D.; Montgomery, J. "Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings and Cyclizations". In Catalysis Without Precious Metals; 1st Ed. Bullock, R. M., Ed. Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, 2010; pp 181-210. (Link)
  57. Malik, H. A.; Sormunen, G. J.;Montgomery, J. "A General Strategy for Regiocontrol in Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings of Aldehydes and Alkynes" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 6304-6305. (Link) Highlighted as News of the Week (Chem. Eng. News. 2010, 88, 10) and Editor's Choice (Science, 2010, 328, 548)


  59. Malik, H. A.; Chaulagain, M.; Montgomery, J. "Cooperativity of Regiochemistry Control Strategies in Reductive Couplings of Propargyl Alcohols and Aldehydes" Org. Lett., 2009, 11 , 5734-5737. (Link)


  61. Ni, Y.; Kassab, R. M.; Chevliakov, M. V.; Montgomery, J. "Total Syntheses of Isodomoic Acids G and H: An Excercis in Tetrasubstituted Alkene Synthesis," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 17714. (Link)


  63. Sa-ei, K.; Montgomery, J. "Diastereoselective Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings of Aminoaldehydes and Alkynylsilanes: Application to the Synthesis of d-erythro-sphingosine" Tetrahedron, 2009, 65, 6707-6711. (Link)


  65. Buchan, Z. A.; Bader, S. J.; Montgomery, J. "Ketone Hydrosilylation with Sugar Silanes Followed by Intramolecular Aglycone Delivery: An Orthogonal Glycosylation Strategy" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 4840-4844. (Link)


  67. Li, S,; Chaulagain, M.; Knauff, A. R.; Podust, L. M.; Montgomery, J.; Sherman, D. H.; "Selective Oxidation of Carbolide C-H Bonds by an Engineered Macrolide P450 Mono-Oxygenase" PNAS, 2009, 106, 18463-18468. (Link)
  68. Li, W.; Herath, A.; Montgomery J. "Evolution of Efficient Strategies for Enone−Alkyne and Enal−Alkyne Reductive Couplings" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 17024-17029. (Link)


  70. Anzai, Y.; Li, S.; Chaulagain, M. R.; Kinoshita, K.; Kato, F.; Montgomery, J.; Sherman, D. H. "Functional Analysis of MycCI and MycG, Cytochrome P450 Enzymes Involved in Biosynthesis of Mycinamicin Macrolide Antibiotics" Chemistry & Biology, 2008, 15, 950-959. (Link)
  71. Baxter, R.; Montgomery, J. "Dehydrogenative Cyclocondensation of Aldehydes, Alkynes, and Dialkylsilanes" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 9662. (Link)


  73. Herath, A.; Montgomery, J. "Highly Chemoselective and Stereoselective Synthesis of Z-Enol Silanes" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 8132-8133. (Link)


  75. Chrovian, C. C.; Knapp-Reed, B.; Montgomery, J. "Total Synthesis of Aigialomycin D: Surprising Chemoselectivity Dependence on Alkyne Structure in Nickel-Catalyzed Cyclizations" Org. Lett. 2008; 10, 811-814. (Link)


  77. Herath, A,; Li, W.; Montgomery, J. "Fully Intermolecular Nickel-Catalyzed Three-Component Couplings via Internal Redox"  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 469. (Link)
  78. Liu, L,; Montgomery, J. "[3+2] Cycloaddition Reactions of Cyclopropyl Imines with Enones" Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 3885. (PDF)
  79. Montgomery, J.; Sormunen, G. J. "Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings of Aldehydes and Alkynes" Top. Curr. Chem. 2007, 279, 1. (PDF)

  80. Chaulagain, M. R.; Sormunen, G.;Montgomery, J. " New N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligand and Its Application in Asymmetric Nickel-Catalyzed Aldehyde/Alkyne Reductive Couplings" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 9568. (PDF)
  81. Herath, A.;Thompson, B. B.; Montgomery, J. "Catalytic Intermolecular Reductive Coupling of Enones and Alkynes" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007 , 129, 8712. (PDF)
  82. Chrovian, C. C.; Montgomery, J. "Surprising Role of Aryl Halides in Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Aldol Reactions" Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 537. (PDF)
  83. Herath, A.; Montgomery, J. "Catalytic Intermolecular Enal-Alkyne [3 + 2] Reductive Cycloadditions" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 14030. (PDF)
  84. Sa-ei, K.; Montgomery, J. "Highly Diastereoselective Preparation of anti-1,2-Diols by Catalytic Addition of Alkynylsilanes to Silyloxyaldehydes" Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 4441-4443. (PDF)
  85. ElDouhaibi S. A.; Lozanov, M.; Montgomery, J. "A multicomponent approach to substituted benzenes involving sequential nickel-catalyzed reactions" Tetrahedron 2006, 62, 11460. (Link)
  86. Chaulagain, M. R.; Mahandru, G., M. .; Montgomery, J. "Alkyne hydrosilylation catalyzed by nickel complexes of N-heterocyclic carbenes" Tetrahedron 2006, 62, 7560. (PDF)
  87. Liu, L; Montgomery, J. "Dimerization of Cyclopropyl Ketones and Crossed Reactions of Cyclopropyl Ketones with Enones as an Entry to Five-Membered Rings" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 5348. (PDF)
  88. Ni, Y.; Montgomery, J. "Synthetic Studies and Mechanistic Insight in Nickel-Catalyzed [4+2+1] Cycloadditions" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 2609. (PDF)
  89. Song, M.; Montgomery, J. "Nickel-Catalyzed Couplings and Cyclizations Involving Allenes, Aldehydes, and Organozincs" Tetrahedron, 2005, 61, 11440. (Link)
  90. Knapp-Reed, B.; Mahandru, M. G.; Montgomery, J. "Access to Macrocyclic Endocyclic and Exocyclic Allylic Alcohols by Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Cyclization of Ynals" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 13157. (PDF)
  91. Hratchian, H.P.; Chowdhury, S.K.; Gutierrez-Garcia, V.M.; Amarasinghe, K.K.D.; Heeg, M.J.; Schlegel, H.B.; Montgomery, J. "Combined Experimental and Computational Investigation of the Mechanism of Nickel-Catalyzed Three-Component Addition Processes" Organometallics, 2004, 23,4636. (PDF)
  92. Montgomery, J. "Nickel-catalyzed reductive cyclizations and couplings." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 3890. (PDF)
  93. Ni, Y.; Montgomery, J. "An Efficient [4+2+1] Entry to Seven-Membered Rings" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126. (PDF)
  94. Mahandru, G.M.; Liu, G.; Montgomery, J. "Ligand-Dependent Scope and Divergent Mechanistic Behavior in Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings of Aldehydes and Alkynes" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 3698. (PDF)
  95. Ni, Y.; Amarasinghe, K.K.D.; Ksebati, B.; Montgomery, J. "First Total Synthesis and Stereochemical Definition of Isodomoic Acid G" Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 3771. (PDF)
  96. Mahandru, G.M.; Skauge, A.R.L.; Chowdhury, S.K.; Amarasinghe, K.K.D.; Heeg, M.J.; Montgomery, J. "Cascade Cyclizations and Couplings Involving Nickel Enolates" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 13481. (Link)
  97. Subburaj, K.; Montgomery, J.; "A New Catalytic Conjugate Addition/Aldol Strategy That Avoids Preformed Metalated Nucleophiles" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 11210. (Link)
  98. Montgomery, J.; Song, M. "Preparation of Homoallylic Alcohols by Nickel-Catalyzed Cyclizations of Allenyl Aldehydes" Org. Lett., 2002, 4, 4009. (PDF)
  99. Amarasinghe, K. K. D.; Montgomery, J. "Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (+)-Testudinariol A Using a New Nickel-Catalyzed Allenyl Aldehyde Cyclization" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 9366. (Link)
  100. Ni, Y.; Amarasinghe, K. K. D.; Montgomery, J. "Nickel-Catalyzed Cyclizations and Couplings with Vinylzirconium Reagents" Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 1743. (PDF)
  101. Lozanov, M.; Montgomery, J. "A New Two-Step Four-Component Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Cyclohexenols by Sequential Nickel-Catalyzed Couplings" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 2106. (Link)
  102. Montgomery, J.; Amarasinghe, K. K. D.; Chowdhury, S. K.; Oblinger, E.; Seo, J.; Savchenko, A. V. "Nickel-catalyzed cyclizations of alkynyl enones and alkynyl enals" Pure Appl. Chem. 2002, 7, 129. (Abstract)
  103. Fornicola, R. S.; Subburaj, K.; Montgomery, J. "A New Entry to the Isogeissoschizoid Skeleton" Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 615. (PDF)
  104. Montgomery, J. "Organometallic Complexes of Nickel". in Science of Synthesis, Trost, B. M.; Lautens, M., Eds.; Thieme: Stuttgart, 2001; Vol. 1, pp. 11-62.
  105. Amarasinghe, K. K. D.; Chowdhury, S. K.; Heeg, M. J.; Montgomery, J. "Structure of an η1 Nickel O-Enolate: Mechanistic Implications in Catalytic Enyne Cyclizations" Organometallics 2001, 20, 370. (PDF)
  106. Lozanov, M.; Montgomery, J. "Nickel-Catalyzed Preparation of Stereodefined Allylic Alcohols Using Silicon-Tethered Ynals" Tetrahedron Lett. 2001, 42, 3259. (Link)
  107. Tang, X. Q.; Montgomery, J. "Nickel-Catalyzed Preparation of Bicyclic Heterocycles: Total Synthesis of (+)-Allopumiliotoxin 267A, (+)-Allopumiliotoxin 339A, and (+)-Allopumiliotoxin 339B" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 6950. (PDF)
  108. Chowdhury, S. K.; Amarasinghe, K. K. D.; Heeg, M. J.; Montgomery, J. "Diverse Reactivity Manifolds of Alkynyl Enone- and Alkynyl Enal-Derived Nickelacycles: Discovery of Nickel-Promoted [3+2] and [2+1] Cycloadditions" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 6775. (Link)
  109. Montgomery, J. "Nickel-Catalyzed Cyclizations, Couplings, and Cycloadditions Involving Three Reactive Components" Acc. Chem. Res. 2000, 33, 467. (PDF)
  110. Chevliakov, M. V.; Montgomery, J. "A Stereodivergent Approach to (-)-a-Kainic Acid and (+)-a-Allokainic Acid Utilizing the Complementarity of Alkyne and Allene Cyclizations" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 11139. (PDF)
  111. Qi, X.; Montgomery, J. "New Three-Component Synthesis of 1,3-Dienes Employing Nickel Catalysis" J. Org. Chem. 1999, 64, 9310. (PDF)
  112. Fornicola, R. S.; Montgomery, J. "Convenient preparation of amino acid derivatives with two 13C labels" Tetrahedron Letters, 1999, 40, 8337. (Link)
  113. Seo, J; Fain, H.; Blanc, J. B.; Montgomery, J. "Nickel-Catalyzed Cyclizations of Enoate Equivalents: Application to the Synthesis of Angular Triquinanes" J. Org. Chem. 1999, 64, 6060. (PDF)
  114. Tang, X. Q.; Montgomery, J. "Nickel Catalysis in the Stereoselective Preparation of Quinolizidine, Pyrrolizidine, and Indolizidine Alkaloids: Total Synthesis of (+)-Allopumiliotoxin 267A" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 6098. (PDF)
  115. Seo, J.; Chui, H. M. P.; Heeg, M. J.; Montgomery, J. "Novel chemoselectivity and stereochemical aspects of nickel-catalyzed [2+2+2] cycloadditions" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 476. (PDF)
  116. Chevliakov, M. V.; Montgomery, J. "Nickel and palladium catalysis in the stereoselective synthesis of functionalized pyrrolidines: enantioselective formal synthesis of (+)-a-allokainic acid" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 1998 37, 3144. (PDF)
  117. Fornicola, R.; Oblinger, E.; Montgomery, J. "A New Synthesis of a-Amino Acid Derivatives Employing Methyl Nitroacetate as a Versatile Glycine Template" J. Org. Chem. 1998, 63, 3528. (PDF)
  118. Seo, J.; Montgomery, J.; "Synthetic studies and mechanistic observations in nickel-catalyzed polycyclizations" Tetrahedron 1998, 54, 1131. (Link)
  119. Chevliakov, M. V.; Brielmann, H. L.; Montgomery J. "Nickel-catalyzed heterocycle construction with stereoselective exocyclic alkene introduction" Tetrahedron 1997, 53, 16449. (Link)
  120. Oblinger, E.; Montgomery, J. "A New Stereoselective Method for the Preparation of Allylic Alcohols" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 9065. (PDF)
  121. Montgomery, J.; Oblinger, E.; Savchenko, A. V. "Nickel-Catalyzed Organozinc-Promoted Carbocyclizations of Electron-Deficient Alkenes with Tethered Unsaturation" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 4911. (PDF)
  122. Seo, J.; Chui, H. M. P.; Montgomery J. "Competition between insertion and conjugate addition in nickel-catalyzed couplings of enones with unsaturated functional groups" Tetrahedron Lett. 1996, 37, 6839. (Link)
  123. Savchenko, A. V.; Montgomery, J. "Organozinc/Nickel(0)-Promoted Cyclizations of Bis-Enones"  J. Org. Chem. 1996, 61, 1562. (PDF)
  124. Savchenko, A. V.; Montgomery, J. "Nickel-Catalyzed Cyclizations of Alkynyl Enones with Concomitant Stereoselective Tri- or Tetrasubstituted Alkene Introduction" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996, 118, 2099. (PDF)
  125. Savchenko, A. V.; Zhao, Y.; Montgomery, J. "Convenient Preparation of Bis-Enones and Bis-Enoates From Cycloalkenes," J. Org. Chem. 1995, 60, 5699. (Link )

  126. Montgomery, J.; Overman, L.E. "ntroduction of the 2-Phenylthioethyl, 2-Phenylsulfinylethyl, and 2,2-Di(phenylthio)ethyl Substituents into Cyclic Ketones" J. Org. Chem. 1993, 58, 6476-6479. (Link)
  127. Hegedus, L.S.; Montgomery, J.; Narukawa, Y.; Snustad, D.C. "A Contribution to the Confusion Surrounding the Reaction of Ketenes with Imines to Produce b-Lactams. A Comparison of Stereoselectivity Dependence of Ketene Generation: Acid Chloride/Triethyl Amine vs. Photolysis of Chromium Carbene Complexes" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991, 113, 5784-5791. (Link)
  128. Montgomery, J.; Wieber, G.M.; Hegedus, L.S. "Synthesis of Optically Active Ene Carbamates from Chromium Carbene Complexes: Use in Palladium Assisted Synthesis of Relays to (+)-Thienamycin" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1990, 112, 6255-6263. (Link)
  129. Hegedus, L.S.; Schultze, L.M.; Montgomery, J. "Synthesis and Properties of (O-Acyl imidato)carbene Complexes of Chromium, Molybdenum, and Tungsten" Organometallics 1989, 8, 2189-2195. (Link)