Gustavo Moura-Letts, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow (2008 - 2013)
Gustavo Moura-Letts

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Rowan University

Postdoctoral Fellow, Ohio State University, 2007–2008

PhD, University of Pittsburgh, 2007

MSc, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 2002

BSc, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, 1999

Publications

Moura-Letts, G.; DiBlasi, C. M.; Bauer, R. A.; Tan, D. S.* “Solid-phase synthesis and chemical space analysis of a 190-membered alkaloid/terpenoid-like library.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2011, 108, 6745-6750.
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Eiseman, J. L.*; Bai, L.; Jung, W. H.; Moura-Letts, G.; Day, B. W.; Curran, D. P. “Improved synthesis of 6-epi-dictyostatin and antitumor efficacy in mice bearing MDA-MB231 human breast cancer xenografts.” J. Med. Chem. 2008, 51, 6650-6653.
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Moura-Letts, G.; Paquette, L. A.* “Contiguously substituted cyclooctane polyols. Configurational assignments via ¹H NMR correlations and symmetry considerations.” J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 7663-7670.
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Moura-Letts, G.; Curran, D. P.* “Selective synthesis of (2Z,4E)-dienyl esters by ene-diene cross metathesis.” Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 5-8.
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Moura-Letts, G.; Villegas, L. F.; Marcalo, A.; Vaisberg, A. J.; Hammond, G. B.* “In vivo wound-healing activity of oleanolic acid derived from the acid hydrolysis of Anredera diffusa.” J. Nat. Prod. 2006, 69, 978-979.
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Fujita, K.-i.*; Enoki, Y.; Yamaguchi, R.*; Moura-Letts, G.; Curran, D. P.* “Iridium-catalyzed N-heterocyclization of primary amines with diols: N-benzylpiperidine.” Org. Synth. 2006, 83, 217-221.
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Creary, X.; Willis, E. D.*; Moura-Letts, G.; Curran, D. P.* “Preparation of 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate.” Org. Synth. 2005, 82, 166-169.
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Curran, D. P.*; Fischer, K.; Moura-Letts, G. “A soluble fluorous palladium complex that promotes Heck reactions and can be recovered and reused.” Synlett 2004, 1379-1382.
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Curran, D. P.*; Moura-Letts, G.; Pohlman, M. “Solution-phase mixture synthesis with fluorous tagging en route: Total synthesis of an eight-member stereoisomer library of passifloricins.” Angew. Chem. Intl. Ed. 2006, 45, 2423-2426.
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