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32.   Shimkin, K. W.; Gildner, P. G.; Watson, D. A.* “Copper-Catalyzed Alkylation of Nitroalkanes with α-Bromonitriles: Synthesis of β-Cyanonitroalkanes” Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 988–991

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  1. Urello, M. A.; Kiick, K. L.; Sullivan, M. O. ECM turnover-stimulated gene delivery through collagen-mimetic peptide-plasmid integration in collagen Acta Biomater 2017, 62, 167-178. PMC5654588
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  1. Cinderella, A. P.; Vulovic, B.; Watson, D. A.* “Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Silyl Electrophiles with Alkylzinc Halides: A Silyl-Negishi Reaction” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 7741–7744.
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57. O’Brien, J. G. K.; Chintala, S. R.; Fox, J. M. Stereoselective Synthesis of Bicyclo[6.1.0]nonene Precursors of the Bioorthogonal Reagents s-TCO and BCN J Org Chem 2018, 83, 7500-7503. NIHMS 990830,

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78. Devannah, V.; Sharma, R.; Watson, D. A.* “Nickel-Catalyzed Asymmetric C-Alkylation of Nitroalkanes: Synthesis of Enantioenriched β-Nitroamides” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 8436–8440.

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84.  Wisthoff, M. F.; Pawley, S. B.; Cinderella, A. P.; Watson, D. A.* “Stereoselective Synthesis of Cis- and Trans-Tetrasubstituted Vinyl Silanes Using a Silyl-Heck Strategy and Hiyama Conditions for Their Cross    Coupling” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 28, 12051–12055.

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92.   Zuo,Z.;Kim,R.S.; Watson,D.A.*“SynthesisofAxiallyChiral2,2’-Bisphosphobiarenes via a Nickel-                      Catalyzed Asymmetric Ullmann Coupling: General Access to Privileged Chiral Ligands without                    Optical Resolution” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021.

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