Published Work

Highly Convergent Total Synthesis and Assignment of Absoluteconfiguration of Majusculamide D, a cancer cell-selective cytotoxic metabolite for Moorea Sp.

Caro-Diaz, E.J.E,, Valeriote, F., Gerwick, W.H., Org. Lett. 2019, 21 (3), p. 793–796. 

Discovery and Synthesis of Caracolamide A, an Ion Channel Modulating Dichlorovinylidene Containing Phenethylamide from a Panamanian Marine Cyanobacterium cf. Symploca Species.

Naman, C. B., Almaliti, J.; Armstrong, L., Caro-Díaz, E. J., Pierce, M. L., Glukhov, E., Fenner, A., Spadafora, C.,
Debonsi, H. M., Dorrestein, P. C., Murray, T. F., Gerwick, W. H. J. Nat. Prod. 2017, 80 (8), 2328–2334.

C-H activation reactions as useful tools for medicinal chemistry

Caro-Diaz, E.J.E. , Urbano, M., Buzard, D.J., Jones, R.M. "C-H activation reactions as useful tools for medicinal
chemistry", Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett., 2016, 26, 5378–5383.

Fusarisetins: structure–function studies on a novel class of cell migration inhibitors

Caro-Diaz, E.J.E, Aung, Xu, J., Varghese, S., Theodorakis, E.A. Org. Chem. Front, 2014, 1, 135–139.

Fusarisetin A: Scalable Total Synthesis and Related Studies

 Xu, J., Caro-Diaz, E. J. E., Lacoske, M. H., Hung, C.-I., Jamora, C., Theodorakis, E. A. Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 3378-3386.

Nature-Inspired Total Synthesis of (−)-Fusarisetin A

Xu, J., Caro-Diaz, E. J. E., Trzoss, L., & Theodorakis, E. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012 134, 5072–5075.

Formal Synthesis of (−)-Englerin A and Cytotoxicity Studies of Truncated Englerins

Xu, J., Caro-Diaz, E. J. E., Batova, A., Sullivan, S. D. E., Theodorakis, E. A. Chem. Asian J. 2012, 7, 1052–1060.

Enantioselective Formal Synthesis of (−)-Englerin A via a Rh-Catalyzed [4 + 3] Cycloaddition Reaction

Xu, J., Caro-Diaz, E. J. E., Theodorakis, E. A. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 3708–3711.