Samson Afewerki

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Articles in journals

Mridha, M. , Ma, G. , Palo-Nieto, C. , Afewerki, S. & Cordova, A. (2017). Development of an Amino Acid/Hydroxy Oxime Dual Catalyst System for Highly Stereoselective Direct Asymmetric Aldol Reactions in the Presence of Water. Synthesis (Stuttgart), vol. 49: 2, pp. 383-390.    

Afewerki, S. , Alimohammadzadeh, R. , Osong, S. H. , Tai, C. , Engstrand, P. & Cordova, A. (2017). Sustainable Design for the Direct Fabrication and Highly Versatile Functionalization of Nanocelluloses. Global Challenges, vol. 1: 7    

Xu, C. , Afewerki, S. , Tai, C. , Cordova, A. & Hedin, N. (2016). Cyclopalladated Azo-linked Porous Polymers in C-C Bond Forming Reactions. CHEMISTRYSELECT, vol. 1: 18, pp. 5801-5804.  

Palo-Nieto, C. , Afewerki, S. , Anderson, M. , Tai, C. , Berglund, P. & Cordova, A. (2016). Integrated Heterogeneous Metal/Enzymatic Multiple Relay Catalysis for Eco-Friendly and Asymmetric Synthesis. ACS Catalysis, vol. 6: 6, pp. 3932-3940.  

Afewerki, S. , Ma, G. , Ibrahem, I. , Liu, L. , Sun, J. & Cordova, A. (2015). Highly Enantioselective Control of Dynamic Cascade Transformations by Dual Catalysis : Asymmetric Synthesis of Polysubstituted Spirocyclic Oxindoles. ACS Catalysis, vol. 5: 2, pp. 1266-1272.  

Xu, C. , Deiana, L. , Afewerki, S. , Incerti-Pradillos, C. , Cordova, O. , Guo, P. , Cordova, A. & Hedin, N. (2015). The Use of Porous Palladium(II)-polyimine in Cooperatively-catalyzed Highly Enantioselective Cascade Transformations. Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis, vol. 357: 9, pp. 2150-2156.  

Deiana, L. , Jiang, Y. , Palo-Nieto, C. , Afewerki, S. , Incerti-Pradillos, C. A. , Verho, O. , Tai, C. , Johnston, E. V. & et al. (2014). Combined Heterogeneous Metal/Chiral Amine : Multiple Relay Catalysis for Versatile Eco-Friendly Synthesis. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 53: 13, pp. 3447-3451.  

Deiana, L. , Ghisu, L. , Córdova, O. , Afewerki, S. , Zhang, R. & Córdova, A. (2014). Efficient and highly enantioselective aerobic oxidation-michael- carbocyclization cascade transformations by integrated Pd(0)-CPG nanoparticle/chiral amine relay catalysis. Synthesis (Stuttgart), vol. 46: 10, pp. 1303-1310.  

Deiana, L. , Ghisu, L. , Afewerki, S. , Verho, O. , Johnston, E. V. , Hedin, N. , Bacsik, Z. & Cordova, A. (2014). Enantioselective Heterogeneous Synergistic Catalysis for Asymmetric Cascade Transformations. Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis, vol. 356: 11-12, pp. 2485-2492.  

Afewerki, S. , Guangning, M. , Ibrahem, I. & Cordova, A. (2014). Highly enantioselective organo/metal cooperative catalysis for construction of spirocyclopentaneoxindoles. Abstract of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 248

Anderson, M. , Afewerki, S. , Berglund, P. & Cordova, A. (2014). Total Synthesis of Capsaicin Analogues from Lignin-Derived Compounds by Combined Heterogeneous Metal, Organocatalytic and Enzymatic Cascades in One Pot. Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis, vol. 356: 9, pp. 2113-2118.  

Ma, G. , Afewerki, S. , Deiana, L. , Palo-Nieto, C. , Liu, L. , Sun, J. , Ibrahem, I. & Córdova, A. (2013). A palladium/chiral amine co-catalyzed enantioselective dynamic cascade reaction : Synthesis of polysubstituted carbocycles with a quaternary carbon stereocenter. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 52: 23, pp. 6050-6054.  

Ibrahem, I. , Ma, G. , Afewerki, S. & Córdova, A. (2013). Palladium/Chiral Amine Co-catalyzed Enantioselective beta-Arylation of alpha,beta-Unsaturated Aldehydes. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 52: 3, pp. 878-882.  

Afewerki, S. , Ibrahem, I. , Rydfjord, J. , Breistein, P. & Córdova, A. (2012). Direct Regiospecific and Highly Enantioselective Intermolecular α-Allylic Alkylation of Aldehydes By Combination of Transition Metal and amine Catalysts. Chemistry - A European Journal, vol. 18: 10, pp. 2972-2977.  

Deiana, L. , Afewerki, S. , Palo-Nieto, C. , Verho, O. , Johnston, E. V. & Córdova, A. (2012). Highly Enantioselective Cascade Transformations by Merging Heterogeneous Transition Metal Catalysis with Asymmetric Aminocatalysis. Scientific reports, vol. 2, pp. Art. no. 851    

Afewerki, S. , Breistein, P. , Pirttilä, K. , Deiana, L. , Dziedzic, P. , Ibrahem, I. & Córdova, A. (2011). Catalytic Enantioselective beta-Alkylation of alpha,beta-Unsaturated Aldehydes by Combination of Transition-Metal- and Aminocatalysis: Total Synthesis of Bisabolane Sesquiterpenes. Chemistry - A European Journal, vol. 17: 32, pp. 8784-8788.  

Articles, reviews/surveys

Afewerki, S. & Cordova, A. (2016). Combinations of Aminocatalysts and Metal Catalysts : A Powerful Cooperative Approach in Selective Organic Synthesis. Chemical Reviews, vol. 116: 22, pp. 13512-13570.  

Conference papers

Osong, S. H. , Norgren, S. , Pettersson, G. , Engstrand, P. , Còrdova, A. , Afewerki, S. & Alimohammadzadeh, R. (2016). Processing of nanocellulose and applications relating to CTMP-based paperboard and foams. In International Mechanical Pulping Conference 2016, IMPC 2016.. pp. 87--93.

Afewerki, S. (2012). Direct regiospecific and highly enantioselective intermolecular a-allylic alkylation of aldehydes by combination of transition metal and chiral amine catalysts. Paper presented at the ORGANIKERDAGARNA XXIII, 12-15 JUNE 2012 CONFERENCE CENTER WALLENBERG GÖTEBORG

Ibrahem, I. , Afewerki, S. , Breistein, P. & Córdova, A. (2012). One-pot three-component catalytic asymmetric synthesis of homoallylboronates. In ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. Vol 243. (ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY). pp. 889-INOR-

Córdova, A. , Ibrahem, I. , Afewerki, S. , Breistein, P. , Deiana, L. , Zhao, G. , Dziedzic, P. , Pirttilä, K. & et al. (2010). TOC-Trends in Organic Chemistry : Selective Catalysis.

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Afewerki, S. (2014). Development of catalytic enantioselective C-C bond-forming and cascade transformations by merging homogeneous or heterogeneous transition metal catalysis with asymmetric aminocatalysis. Dis. (Comprehensive summary) Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University, 2014 (Mid Sweden University doctoral thesis : 206)