Wright State University
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Department of Chemistry

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Kenneth Turnbull, ph.d. - publications


Recent Publications

  1. “Quantum Chemical Study of the Energetics and Directionality of Acid-Catalyzed Aromatic Epoxide Ring Openings”, R. Korzan, B. Upton, K. Turnbull and P.G. Seybold, Int. J. Quantum Chem., 110, 2931-2937 (2010).
  2.   "3-(2-Acetamidophenyl)sydnone", D.A. Grossie, K. Turnbull, S. Felix-Balderrama and S. Raghavapuram, Acta Cryst., E65, o554–o555 (2009).
  3.   “The Sydnone Ring as an ortho-Director of Lithiation. 3.  "One-Pot" Regiospecific o-Acylation and Subsequent Sydnone 4-Substitution", K. Turnbull and D.M. Krein*, Synth. Commun., 39, 2852-2858 (2009).
  4.   "3-(3,5-Dimethoxy-2-(trimethylsilyl)phenyl)-4-trimethylsilylsydnone", D.A. Grossie, L. Sun and K. Turnbull, Acta Cryst., E63, o2042-o2043 (2007).
  5. "4-Substituted ortho-(Silylated phenyl)sydnones via a Lithiation-Induced Silicon Migration and Subsequent Reaction with Electrophiles,” K. Turnbull and I.F. Nashashibi, Synth. Commun., 37, 915-919 (2007).
  6. “Structure-Optical Property Relationships in Organometallic Sydnones," T.M. Cooper, B.C. Hall, D.G. McLean, J.E. Rogers, A.R. Burke, K. Turnbull, A.J. Weisner, A. Fratini, Y. Liu and K.S. Schanze, J. Phys. Chem. A, 109, 999-1007 (2005).
  7. “Routes to Sydnone-containing Oligomeric Areneynes,” A.J. Weisner*, T.M. Cooper and K. Turnbull, Synth. Commun., 35, 671-83 (2005).
  8.   "The sydnone compound 4-hydroxy-4-benzylsydno[3,4-a]indole,"  G.B. Riddle*, D.A. Grossie and K. Turnbull, Acta Cryst., E60, o1568-o1570 (2004).
  9. "3-(2-Biphenyl)sydnone,"  G.B. Riddle*, D.A. Grossie and K. Turnbull, Acta Cryst., E60, o977-o978 (2004).
  10. .  "A New Sydnone Structure:  4-(Phenylamino)sydno[3,4-a]quinoxaline,"  G.B. Riddle*, D.A. Grossie and K. Turnbull, Acta Cryst., E60, o258-o259 (2004).
  11. “Alkynylation of 4-Bromo-3-Phenylsydnone with Aryl Acetylenes,” K. Turnbull, D.M. Krein* and S.A. Tullis**, Synth. Commun., 33, 2209-2214 (2003).
  12. “Ortho-(Substituted Silyl)Phenylsydnones via a Novel Sydnone to Phenyl Ring, Lithiation-Induced Silicon Migration,” K. Turnbull and D.M. Krein*, Synth. Commun., 33, 2063-2068 (2003).

Recent books

  1. Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry III, volume editor for volume 9, 1-1035 (2008). 
  2. Annual Reports in Organic Synthesis - 2004, P.M. Weintraub, K. Turnbull, J.S. Sabol, and P. Norris, Academic Press, 2004.
  3.  Annual Reports in Organic Synthesis - 2003, P.M. Weintraub, K. Turnbull, J.S. Sabol, and P. Norris, Academic Press, 2003.

For a complete List of Publications

Recent Presentations

National Seminars
           
1.  225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 23-27, 2003  - "Sonogashira Coupling Routes to Fused-Ring Sydnones" with A.J. Weisner*.
2.  MRS Symposium, San Francisco, CA, April 21-25, 2003 – "Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Platinum Acetylide Oligomers" with A.J. Weisner*, T.M. Cooper, B.C. Hall, D.G. McLean, J.E. Rogers, and A.R. Burke.
3.  19th International Congress of Heterocyclic Chemistry, Fort Collins, CO, August 10-15, 2003 – "o-Alkynylsydnones as Versatile Intermediates for Heterocyclic Synthesis" with A.J. Weisner*.
4.  International Organometallic Materials Workshop, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Fairborn, Ohio, September 15-16, 2003 – "Routes to Sydnone-Derived Oligomeric Areneynes."
5.  G. Riddle*, David A. Grossie and K. Turnbull, “Structural Variations in the Sydnone Ring,” American Crystallographic Association Meeting, July 2003, Cincinnati Ohio.
6.  5th Florida Heterocyclic Chemistry Conference, Gainesville, Florida, March 7-10, 2004 – "o-Alkynylsydnones as Versatile Intermediates for Heterocyclic Synthesis" with A.J. Weisner*.
7.  229th National American Chemical Society Meeting, San Diego, California, March 13-17, 2005 – "Bismuth Triflate Catalyzed Friedel-Crafts Acylations of Sydnones" with J.A. Fisher*.
8.  FloHet 7, Gainesville, Florida, March , 2006 – "Manipulations with Sydnones" (invited).
9.  231st National American Chemical Society Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, March 26-30, 2006 – "Manipulations with Fused-Ring Sydnones" with S. Katta.
10. 231st National American Chemical Society Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, March 26-30, 2006 – "Dilithiation Routes to Functionalized Sydnones" with A.Y. Dossa.
11.  ACS Central Regional Meeting, Covington, Kentucky, May 20-23, 2007,  "Formation of a Sydno-[3, 4-a]-Indolone and Reactions Thereof," with R. Vikan*.           
12.  ACS Central Regional Meeting, Covington, Kentucky, May 20-23, 2007, "Transformations of 3-(2-acetylphenyl)sydnone oxime," with G.E. Storer*. 
13.  ACS Central Regional Meeting, Covington, Kentucky, May 20-23, 2007, "Formation of a Sydno-[3, 4-a]-Indolone and Reactions Thereof," with R. Vikan*.           

Local/Other Seminars

1.  Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society, March 6, 2003 -  "Sonogashira Coupling Routes to Fused-Ring Sydnones" with A.J. Weisner*.
2.  Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society, March 6, 2003 -  "Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Platinum Acetylide Oligomers" with A.J. Weisner*, T.M. Cooper, B.C. Hall, D.G. McLean, J.E. Rogers, and A.R. Burke.
3.  Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society, March 2, 2004 -  "o-Alkynyl-sydnones as Versatile Intermediates for Heterocyclic Synthesis" with A.J. Weisner*.
4.  Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society, March 2, 2004 -  "Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Platinum Acetylide Oligomers" with A.J. Weisner*, T.M. Cooper, D.G. McLean, J.E. Rogers, A.R. Burke, B.C. Hall and A. Fratini.
5.  Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society, March 1, 2005 -  "Bismuth Triflate Catalyzed Friedel-Crafts Acylations of Sydnones" with J.A. Fisher*.
6.  Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Materials Lab., MLPJ/Research Group 8.1 Laser Hardened Materials Seminar Series 05-06, April 6, 2005; "Bismuth Triflate Catalyzed Friedel-Crafts Acylations of Sydnones," with J. Fisher.
7.  Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society, University of Dayton, March 7, 2006 -  "Manipulations with Fused-Ring Sydnones" with S. Katta.
8.  Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society, University of Dayton, March 7, 2006 -  "Lithiation Routes to Functionalized Sydnones as Potential NO-Releasing Prodrugs" with A.Y. Dossa.
9.  Posters in the Hall, Wright State University, March 26, 2006 - "Lithiation Routes to Functionalized Sydnones", with A.Y. Dossa (winner of an outstanding poster award).
10. Posters in the Hall, Wright State University, March 26, 2006 - "Manipulations with Fused-Ring Sydnones" with S. Katta.
11.  Dayton ACS Poster Session, University of Dayton, March 5, 2009 , "Formation of a Sydno-[3, 4-a]-Indolone and Reactions Thereof," with D. Brown**.
12.  Dayton ACS Poster Session, University of Dayton, March 5, 2009, "Manipulations with Fused-Ring Sydnones," with E. Dihrkop*.           
13.  Women in Pursuit of Science Coffee Hour, "Women in Chemistry," Wright State University Chemistry Department, March 2, 2009.
14.  Posters in the Hall, Wright State University, May 5, 2009; with D. Brown, "Formation of a Sydno-[3, 4-a]-Indolone and Reactions Thereof."
15.  Posters in the Hall, Wright State University, May 5, 2009; with E. Dihrkop, "Manipulations with Fused-Ring Sydnones."
16.  Chemistry Department, Wright State University, August 5, 2009; "Manipulations with Sydnones."
17.  Dayton ACS Poster Session, University of Dayton, March 8, 2010, "Manipulations with Fused-Ring Sydnones," with E. Dihrkop, 
18.  Dayton ACS Poster Session, University of Dayton, March 8, 2010 - “Acylation of Sydnones Using Montmorillonite K-10 Clay and a Variety of Anhydrides: Thermal vs. Microwave Irradiation”, with A. Rumple.                          
19.  “Acylation of Sydnones Using Montmorillonite K-10 Clay and a Variety of Anhydrides: Thermal vs. Microwave Irradiation”, 1st Annual Celebration of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities, Wright State University, April 16, 2010, with A. Rumple.
20.  Posters in the Hall, Wright State University, June 4, 2010; with D. Brown, R. Vikan, "Formation of a Sydno-[3, 4-a]-Indolone and Reactions Thereof."
21.  Posters in the Hall, Wright State University, June 4, 2010; with E. Dihrkop, "Manipulations with Fused-Ring Sydnones."
21.  Posters in the Hall, Wright State University, June 4, 2010; with A. Balaguer, A. Rumple, “Friedel-Crafts Acylations to Produce 3-(2’-Carbomethoxyphenyl)-4-Acylsydnones.”

For a complete List of Presentations

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