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M. Andresini, M. Colella, R. Savina Dibenedetto, E. Graziano, G. Romanazzi, A. Aramini, L. Degennaro, R. Luisi

Sustainable continuous flow synthesis of β-aminocarbonyls via acid-catalyzed hydration of N-Boc-2-azetines

React. Chem. Eng. 2023, Just accepted


Colella M., Gelato Y., Andresini M., Graziano E., Vilé G., Degennaro L., Luisi R.

Forging C−S Bonds on the Azetidine Ring by Continuous Flow Photochemical Addition of Thiols and Disulfides to Azetines

European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2023
DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.202300413


P. Natho, R. Luisi

Flow chemistry as green technology for the genesis and use of organometallic reagents in the synthesis of key building blocks and APIs – an update

Tetrahedron Green Chem. 2023

DOI: 10.1016/j.tgchem.2023.100015


Gioiello A., Ceccarelli G., Colella M., Luisi R.

Streamlining C1 Homologation Reactions Using Continuous Flow Technology: Focus on Diazomethane and Methyllithium Chemistry

(2023) Homologation Reactions: Reagents, Applications, and Mechanisms: Volume 1 and 2, 1-2, pp. 143 - 190
DOI: 10.1002/9783527830237.ch3


Tota A., Spennacchio M., Briggs E.L., Ma T.-K., Zhong Z., Degennaro L., Bull J.A., Luisi R.

Synthesis of NH-Sulfoximines from Sulfides Using Ammonium Carbamate and (Diacetoxyiodo)benzene to Transfer NH and O

Organic Syntheses, 2023, 100, 48 - 60
DOI: 10.15227/orgsyn.100.0048


Briggs E.L., Ma T.-K., Zhong Z., Tota A., Degennaro L., Luisi R., Bull J.A. 

Synthesis of Enantioenriched NH-Sulfoximines by NH Transfer to Sulfoxides Using Ammonium Carbamate and (Diacetoxyiodo)benzene

Organic Syntheses, 2023, 100, 186 - 198
DOI: 10.15227/orgsyn.100.0186


Luisi R., Bull J.A.

Synthesis of Sulfoximines and Sulfonimidamides Using Hypervalent Iodine Mediated NH Transfer


Molecules, 2023, 28 (3), 1120
DOI: 10.3390/molecules28031120



Colella, M.;  Musci, P.;  Andresini, M.; Spennacchio, M.;  Degennaro, L.; Luisi, R.

The synthetic versatility of fluoroiodomethane: recent applications as monofluoromethylation platform.

Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2022, 20 (23), 4669-4680


Andresini, M.;  Carret, S.;  Degennaro, L.;  Ciriaco, F.;  Poisson, J. F.; Luisi, R.

Multistep Continuous Flow Synthesis of Isolable NH2-Sulfinamidines via Nucleophilic Addition to Transient Sulfurdiimide.

Chemistry - A European Journal 2022, 28 (59)


Musci, P.;  Colella, M.;  Andresini, M.;  Aramini, A.; Degennaro, L.; Luisi, R. 

Flow technology-enabled preparation of C3-heterosubstituted 1-azabicyclo[1.1.0]butanes and azetidines: accessing unexplored chemical space in strained heterocyclic chemistry.

Chemical Communications 2022, 58 (43), 6356-6359


Spennacchio M., Colella M., Andresini M., Dibenedetto R.S., Graziano E., Aramini A., Degennaro L., Luisi R.

Unlocking geminal fluorohaloalkanes in nucleophilic fluoroalkylation chemistry: generation and trapping of lithiumfluorocarbenoids enabled by flow microreactors


ChemComm, 2022 59 (10), 1373 - 1376
DOI: 10.1039/d2cc06717j


Sivo A., Kim T.K., Ruta V., Luisi R., Osorio-Tejada J., Escriba-Gelonch M., Hessel V., Sponchioni M., Vilé G.

Enhanced flow synthesis of small molecules by in-line integration of sequential catalysis and benchtop twin-column continuous chromatography


React. Chem. Eng., 2022, 7 (12), 2650 - 2658

DOI: 10.1039/d2re00242f


Luisi R., Degennaro L., Colella M.


Lithium Complexes in Organic Synthesis

(2022) Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry IV: Volume 1-15, 1-15, pp. 2 - 56
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-820206-7.00049-4

Musci P., Colella M., Altomare A., Romanazzi G., Sheikh N.S., Degennaro L., Luisi R.

Dynamic Phenomena and Complexation Effects in the α-Lithiation and Asymmetric Functionalization of Azetidines

Molecules, 2022, 27 (9), 2847
DOI: 10.3390/molecules27092847


Tota A., Andresini M., Colella M., Dibenedetto R.S., Degennaro L., Luisi R.

(1R,2S,5R)-2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexyl (R)-4-methylbenzenesulfonimidate


(2022) MolBank, 2022 (4), art. no. M1518
DOI: 10.3390/M1518


Urbonavičius A., Fortunato G., Ambrazaitytė E., Plytninkienė E., Bieliauskas A., Milišiūnaitė V., Luisi R., Arbačiauskienė E., Krikštolaitytė S., Šačkus A.

Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Heterocyclic Chalcones from 1-Phenyl-1H-pyrazol-3-ol

Molecules, 2022, 27 (12), 3752
DOI: 10.3390/molecules27123752



P. Musci,T. von Keutz, F. Belaj,Prof. L. Degennaro, D. Cantillo, C. O. Kappe, R. Luisi

Flow Technology for Telescoped Generation, Lithiation and Electrophilic (C3) Functionalization of Highly Strained 1-Azabicyclo[1.1.0]butanes

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2021, 60, 6395-6399


Andresini, M.;  Spennacchio, M.;  Colella, M.;  Losito, G.;  Aramini, A.;  Degennaro, L.; Luisi, R.

Sulfinimidate Esters as an Electrophilic Sulfinimidoyl Motif Source: Synthesis of N-Protected Sulfilimines from Grignard Reagents.

Organic Letters 2021, 23 (17), 6850-6854.


M. Colella, P. Musci, D. Cannillo, M. Spennacchio, A. Aramini, L. Degennaro, R. Luisi
Development of a Continuous Flow Synthesis of 2-Substituted Azetines and 3-Substituted Azetidines by Using a Common Synthetic Precursor

J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 20, 13943–13954


Tota A., Colella M., Carlucci C., Aramini A., Clarkson G., Degennaro L., Bull J.A., Luisi R.

N−N Bond Formation Using an Iodonitrene as an Umpolung of Ammonia: Straightforward and Chemoselective Synthesis of Hydrazinium Salts


Adv. Syn. Cat., 2021, 363 (1), 194 - 199
DOI: 10.1002/adsc.202001047


Craven G.B., Briggs E.L., Zammit C.M., McDermott A., Greed S., Affron D.P., Leinfellner C., Cudmore H.R., Tweedy R.R., Luisi R., Bull J.A., Armstrong A.

Synthesis and Configurational Assignment of Vinyl Sulfoximines and Sulfonimidamides


J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86 (11), 7403 - 7424
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c00373


Andresini M., Degannaro L., Luisi R.

A sustainable strategy for the straightforward preparation of 2H-azirines and highly functionalized NH-aziridines from vinyl azides using a single solvent flow-batch approach


​Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2021 17, 203 - 209
DOI: 10.3762/BJOC.17.20


Cocco A., Rubanu M.G., Sechi M.L., Frongia A., Mastrorilli P., Degennaro L., Colella M., Luisi R., Secci F.

Lithiated three-membered heterocycles as chiral nucleophiles in the enantioselective synthesis of 1-oxaspiro[2,3]hexanes

Org. Biom. Chem., 2021, 19 (9), 1945 - 1949
DOI: 10.1039/d0ob00771d


M. Andresini, A. Tota, L. Degennaro, J. A. Bull, R. Luisi

Synthesis and Transformations of NH-Sulfoximines.

Chemistry - A European Journal 2021, 27, 17293-17321.


Andresini M., Degennaro L., Luisi R.

Azetidines, Azetines and Azetes: Monocyclic


(2021) Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry IV, pp. 1 - 115
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-818655-8.00155-4


Andresini M., Colella M., Degennaro L., Luisi R.

Hypervalent iodine (III) reagents and ammonia as useful combination for highly chemoselective N-transfer to low-valent organosulfur compounds and amines

(2021) Arkivoc, 2022 (4)
DOI: 10.24820/ark.5550190.p011.654

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