Publications

Dr. Ashburn’s work has been cited in over 400 papers.

As Principal Investigator

  1. Le, D.J.; Morimoto, P.; Ashburn, B.O. “Lipophilicity Determination of Energy-Enhancing, Nootropic Supplements.” Native Science Report, October 2020.

  2. Ashburn, B.O. “Computational Analysis of a Series of Chlorinated Chalcone Derivatives.” Computational Chemistry, 2019, 7, 106.

  3. Ashburn, B.O.; Le, D.J.; Nishimura, C.K. “Computational Analysis of Theacrine, A Purported Nootropic and Energy-enhancing Nutritional Supplement.” Computational Chemistry, 2019, 7, 27.

  4. Amato-Ocampo, J.; Carrillo, R.; Kae, H.; Ashburn, B.O. “Synthesis and Antimicrobial Evaluation of a Series of Chlorinated Chalcone Derivatives.” Int. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Research, 2018, 13, 112.

As Graduate Student / Post-Doctoral Researcher

  1. McIntosh, M.L.; Johnson, R.C., Pattawong, O.; Ashburn, B.O.; Nafziger, M.R.; Cheong, P.H.; Carter, R.G. “Synthesis and Computational Analysis of Densely Functionalized Triazoles Using ortho-Nitrophenylalkynes.” J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 1101.

  2. McIntosh, M.L.; Naffziger, M.R.; Ashburn, B.O.; Zakharov, L.N.; Carter, R.G. “Highly Regioselective Dipolar Cycloadditions with ortho-Nitrophenyl Alkynes.” Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 9204.

  3. Shimada, N.; Ashburn, B.O.; Basak, A.K.; Bow, W.F.; Vicic, D.A.; Tius, M.A. “Organocatalytic asymmetric aza-Nazarov cyclization of an azirine.” Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 3774.

  4. Ashburn, B.O.; Carter, R.G.; Zakharov, L.N. “Diels-Alder Approach to Biaryls (DAB): Elucidation of a Competing Tandem [2+2] Cycloaddition / [1,3] Sigmatropic Shift Pathway.” J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 7305.

  5. Ashburn, B.O.; Carter, R.G. “Diels-Alder Approach to Biaryls (DAB): Importance of the ortho-Nitro Moiety in the [4+2] Cycloaddition.” Org. Biomol. Chem. 2008, 6, 255.

  6. Ashburn, B.O.; Rathbone, L.K.; Camp, E.H.; Carter, R.G. “A Diels-Alder Approach to Biaryls (DAB): Synthesis of the Western Portion of TMC-95A.” Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 856.

  7. Ashburn, B.O.; Carter, R.G.; Zakharov, L.N. “Synthesis of Tetra-ortho-Substituted, Phosphorus-Containing and Carbonyl-Containing Biaryls Utilizing a Diels-Alder Approach.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 9109.

  8. Ashburn, B.O.; Carter, R.G. “Diels-Alder Approach to Tetra-ortho-Substituted Biaryls Employing Propargylic Tertiary Alcohols as Dienophiles.” J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 10220.

  9. Naffziger, M.R.; Ashburn, B.O.; Perkins, J.R.; Carter, R.G. “Diels-Alder Approach for the Construction of o-Nitro Biaryl Templates and Application to Total Synthesis of anti-HIV Agent Siamenol.” J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 9857.

  10. Ashburn, B.O.; Carter R.G. “Diels-Alder Approach to Poly-substituted Biaryls: Rapid Entry to Tri- and Tetra-ortho-substituted Phosphorus-Containing Biaryls.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 6737.