Wang's Publications

At University of Alabama at Birmingham

1. Wang, P.; Dai, Q.; Thogaripally, P.; Zhang, P.; Michalek, S. M. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 11525‐11534. Synthesis of QS‐21‐Based Immunoadjuvants

2. Lu, W.; Tian, C.; Thogaripally, P.; Hu, J.; Wang, P. Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 9636‐9638. Application of new Photolabile protecting groups as photocleavable joints of block copolymers

3. Wang, P. Asian J. Org. Chem. 2013, 2, 452‐464. (Invited Review) Photolabile Protecting Groups: Structure and Reactivity

4. Wang, P. e‐EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis 2013. (Our PPG Reagent) 2‐Hydroxy‐5‐methoxy‐α,α‐diphenyl‐benzenemethanol

5. Yang, H.; Wang, P. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 1858‐1863. Mechanistic Study of Glycosylation Using a Prop‐1‐enyl Donor

6. Yang, H.; Zhou, L.; Wang, P. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2012, 11, 514‐517. Development of Hydrophilic Photolabile Hydroxyl Protecting Groups

7. Aldred, K.; McPherson, S.; Wang, P.; Kerns, R.; Graves, D.; Turnbough, C.; Osheroff, N. Biochemistry 2012, 51, 370‐381. Drug Interactions with Bacillus anthracis Topoisomerase IV: Biochemical Basis for Quinolone Action and Resistance

8. Yang, H.; Mu, F.; Wang, P. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 8955‐8961. Oxidation with a Photolabile Carbonyl Protecting Group

9. Wang, Y.; Liang, X.; Wang, P. Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 3912‐3915. Concise Synthesis of Bacillus Anthracis Exosporium Tetrasaccharide via Two‐Stage Activation of Allyl Glycosyl Donor Strategy

10. Zhou, L.; Yang, H.; Wang, P. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 5873‐5881. (Featured Article, Cover) Development of Trityl‐based Photolabile Hydroxyl Protecting Groups

11. Yang, H.; Zhang, X.; Zhou, L.; Wang, P. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 2040‐2048. Development of a Photolabile Carbonyl‐Protecting Group Toolbox

12. Wang, Y.; Zhang, X.; Wang, P. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2010, 8, 4322‐4328. Facile glycosylation strategy with two‐stage activation of allyl glycosyl donors. Application to concise synthesis of Shigella flexneri serotype Y O‐antigen

13. Dong, S.; McPherson, S.; Wang, Y.; Li, M.; Wang, P.; Turnbough, Jr. C.; Pritchard, D. J. Bacter. 2010, 192, 5053‐5062.  Characterization of the Enzymes Encoded by the Anthrose Biosynthetic Operon of Bacillus anthracis


14. Wang, P.; Zhou, L.; Zhang, X.; Liang, X. Chem. Comm. 2010, 46, 1514‐1516. Facilitated photochemical cleavage of benzylic C‐O bond. Application to photolabile hydroxyl‐protecting group design

15. Zhang, X.; Mu, F.; Robinson, B.; Wang, P. Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 600‐601. Concise route to the key intermediate for divergent synthesis of C7‐substituted fluoroquinolone derivatives

16. Li, J.; Wang, Y.; Yang, C.; Wang, P.; Oelschlager, D. K.; Zheng, Y.; Tian, D.‐A.; Grizzle, W. E.; Buchsbaum,

D. J.; Wan, M. Mol. Pharm. 2009, 76, 81‐90. Polyethylene glycolylated curcumin conjugate inhibits pancreatic cancer cell growth through inactivation of Jab1


17. Wang, P.; Mondal, M.; Wang, Y. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 2055‐8. Photolabile carbonyl protecting group: A new tool for light‐controlled release of anticancer agents

18. Wang, P.; Wang, Y.; Hu, H.; Liang, X. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 208‐11. Installation of photolabile carbonyl‐protecting groups under neutral conditions without using any other chemical reagents

19. Wang, Y.; Wang, P. e‐EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis 2008. 2‐Chloro‐1‐methylpyridinium iodide (first update)


20. Wang, P.; Wang, Y.; Hu, H.; Spencer, C.; Liang, X.; Pan, L. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 6152‐7. Sequential removal of photolabile protecting groups for carbonyls with controlled wavelength

21. Wang, P.; Hu, H.; Wang, Y. Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 2831‐3. Application of the excited state meta effect in photolabile protecting group design

22. Wang, P.; Hu, H.; Wang, Y. Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 1533‐5. Novel photolabile protecting group for carbonyl compounds

23. Wang, P.; Haldar, P.; Wang, Y.; Hu, H. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 5870‐3. Simple glycosylation of allyl glycosides



At University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign

24. Kim, Y.; Wang, P.; Navarro‐Villalobos, M.; Rohde, B.; Derryberry, J.; Gin, D. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 11906. Synthetic studies of complex immunostimulants from Quillaja saponaria. Synthesis of the potent clinical immunoadjuvant QS‐21Aapi

25. Wang, P.; Kim, Y.; Navarro‐Villalobos, M.; Rohde, B.; Gin, D. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 3256. Synthesis of the Potent Immunostimulatory Adjuvant QS‐21A "Research Highlights" Nature 2005, 434, 290.


At University of Wisconsin‐Madison

26. Zimmerman, H. E.; Wang, P. J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 9226. The alpha‐effect in the stereochemistry of kinetic ketonization of Enols

27. Zimmerman, H. E.; Wang, P. Can. J. Chem. 2003, 81, 517. An abnormal Wolff rearrangement

28. Zimmerman, H. E.; Wang, P. J. Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 9216. Inter and intramolecular stereoselective protonation of enols

29. Zimmerman, H. E.; Wang, P. Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 2593. Intramolecular proton transfer

30. Zimmerman, H. E.; Wang, P. Helv. Chim. Acta 2001, 84, 1342. An unusual rearrangement and its dependence on configuration