Faculty Profiles

Andrew T. McPhail
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
331 Smith Drive, Durham, Durham, NC 27712
(919) 477-9039
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., University of Glasgow (United Kingdom) 1963

B.S., University of Glasgow (United Kingdom) 1959

Hsieh, Pei-Wen, et al. “New cembranolide analogues from the formosan soft coral Sinularia flexibilis and their cytotoxicity.Natural Product Research, vol. 17, no. 6, Dec. 2003, pp. 409–18. Epmc, doi:10.1080/14786910310001617677. Full Text

Reichard, Gregory A., et al. “Asymmetric synthesis of 4,4-disubstituted-2-imidazoli-dinones: potent NK1 antagonists.Organic Letters, vol. 5, no. 23, Nov. 2003, pp. 4249–51. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ol030104p. Full Text

McCormick, J. L., et al. “A highly stereoselective approach to novel 2,2,4-trisubstituted pyrrolidines by halocylization: Key intermediates towards syntheses of nitrogen analogs of Noxafil®.” Tetrahedron Letters, vol. 44, no. 43, Oct. 2003, pp. 7997–8000. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.tetlet.2003.08.114. Full Text

Saksena, A. K., et al. “An unusual acetonide group migration.” Tetrahedron Letters, vol. 44, no. 38, Sept. 2003, pp. 7201–04. Scopus, doi:10.1016/S0040-4039(03)01758-1. Full Text

Ganguly, A. K., et al. “Solution- and solid-phase synthesis of enantiomerically pure spiro oxindoles.” Tetrahedron Letters, vol. 43, no. 49, Dec. 2002, pp. 8981–83. Scopus, doi:10.1016/S0040-4039(02)02184-6. Full Text

Blythin, David J., et al. “Synthesis and NK(1)/NK(2) binding activities of a series of diacyl-substituted 2-arylpiperazines.Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, vol. 12, no. 21, Nov. 2002, pp. 3161–65. Epmc, doi:10.1016/s0960-894x(02)00645-5. Full Text

Han, Shiqing, et al. “Antitumor agents. Part 215: antitubulin effects of cytotoxic B-ring modified allocolchicinoids.Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, vol. 12, no. 20, Oct. 2002, pp. 2851–53. Epmc, doi:10.1016/s0960-894x(02)00635-2. Full Text

Reichard, G. A., et al. “The asymmetric synthesis of (3R)-N-methyl-2-oxo-[1,4′-bipiperidine]-3-acetamide in quantity.” Tetrahedron Asymmetry, vol. 13, no. 9, June 2002, pp. 939–43. Scopus, doi:10.1016/S0957-4166(02)00229-X. Full Text

Venkatraman, Srikanth, et al. “Application of ruthenium-induced macrocyclization for the construction of macrocyclic depsipeptides.The Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 67, no. 9, May 2002, pp. 3152–55. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jo011106v. Full Text

Venkatraman, Srikanth, et al. “A convenient synthesis of cis and trans 4-tert-butoxycarbonyl-substituted cyclohexylglycine.The Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 67, no. 8, Apr. 2002, pp. 2686–88. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jo010512b. Full Text