18. Kinens, A.; Sejejs, M.; Kamlet, A. S.; Piotrowski, D. W.; Vedejs, E.; Suna, E. “Development of a Chiral DMAP Catalyst for the Dynamic Kinetic Resolution of Azole Hemiaminals” J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 869–886. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02955


17. Sokolovs, I.; Suna, E. “Para-Selective Cu–catalyzed C–H Aryloxylation of Electron-rich Arenes and Heteroarenes” J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 371–379. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b02728

16. Berzina, B.; Sokolovs, I.; Suna, E. “Copper-Catalyzed para–Selective C–H Amination of Electron-Rich Arenes” ACS Catalysis 2015, 5, 7008–7014. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.5b01992


15. Mutule, I.; Kalnins, T.; Vedejs, E.; Suna, E. “Diazonamide Synthetic Studies. Reactivity of N-Unsubstituted Benzofuro[2,3-b]indolines” Chem. Heterocycl. Comp. 2015, 51, 613-620. DOI: 10.1007/s10593-015-1749-7  Full Text PDF

14. Mutule, I.; Joo, B.; Medne, Z.; Kalnins, T.; Vedejs, E.; Suna, E. “Stereoselective Synthesis of the Diazonamide A Macrocyclic Core” J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 3058-3066. DOI: 10.1021/jo502941


13. Kinens, A.; Kalnins, T.; Suna, E. “Synthesis of 9-Phenylacridines via Ortho-Lithiation–Cyclization Sequence” Chem. Heterocycl. Comp. 2015, 50 (10), 1501-1505. DOI: 10.1007/s10593-014-1616-y


12. “Copper-Catalyzed Intermolecular C-H Amination of (Hetero)arenes via Transient Unsymmetrical lambda3-Iodanes”, Sokolovs, I.; Lubriks, D.; Suna, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014136, 6920–6928. DOI: 10.1021/ja502174d  Full Text PDF



11. “Diastereoselective Hydroxymethylation of Cyclic Ntert-Butanesulfinylketimines Using Methoxymethanol as Formaldehyde Source”, Priede, M.; Kazak, M.; Kalnins, T.; Shubin, K.; Suna, E. J. Org. Chem. 201479, 3715-3724. DOI: 10.1021/jo500506u


10. “Iodoacetic Acid is an Efficient Reagent for the Synthesis of Amino Acid Derived 2-Aminobenzimidazoles”, Krasikovs, A; Ozola, V.; Dax, S. L.; Suna, E. Synthesis 2013, 45, 683-693.  DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1316849

 9. “Indirect C–H Azidation of Heterocycles via Copper-Catalyzed Regioselective Fragmentation of Unsymmetrical λ3-Iodanes”, Lubriks, D.; Sokolovs, I.; Suna, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 15436-15442.  DOI: 10.1021/ja305574k

8. “Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Acetoxylation of Heterocycles: All that Glitters is not Palladium” (Highlight). Suna, E. Chem. Heterocycl. Comp. 2012, 48, 44-48. DOI: 10.1007/s10593-012-0967-5.  Full Text

7. “Iodonium Salts Are Key Intermediates in Pd-Catalyzed Acetoxylation of Pyrroles”, Lubriks, D.; Sokolovs, I.; Suna, E. Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 4324–4327. DOI: 10.1021/ol201665c.


6. “Asymmetric Synthesis of 1,3-Diamines. II: Diastereoselective Reduction of Atropisomeric Ntert-Butanesulfinylketimines”, Martjuga, M.; Belyakov, S.; Liepinsh, E.; Suna, E. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 2635–2647. DOI: 10.1021/jo1025767

JOC_2_TOC5. “Asymmetric Synthesis of 1,3-Diamines by Diastereoselective Reduction of Enantiopure Ntert-Butanesulfinylketimines: Unusual Directing Effects of the ortho-Substituent”, Martjuga, M.; Shabashov, D.; Belyakov, S.; Liepinsh, E.; Suna, E. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 2375-2368. DOI: 10.1021/jo100173f

4. “Catalytic Direct Acetoxylation of Indoles”, Mutule, I.; Suna, E.; Olofsson, K.; Pelcman, B. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 7195-7198. DOI: 10.1021/jo901321b

3. Suna E.; Mutule I. Microwave-assisted Heterocyclic Chemistry. In Microwave Methods in Organic Synthesis; Larhed, M.; Olofsson, K., Eds.; Topics in Current Chemistry; Springer: Berlin, 2006; Vol. 266, pp 49-101. DOI: 10.1007/128_058

2. “Arylzinc species by microwave assisted Grignard formation–transmetallation sequence: application in the Negishi coupling” Mutule, I.; Suna E. Tetrahedron 2005, 61, 11168-11176. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2005.09.022

1. “A convenient microwave assisted arylzinc generation-Negishi coupling protocol” Mutule, I.; Suna E. Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 3909-3912. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2004.03.118