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Books and chapters are located at the end. 

  1. Sulfated Phenolic Acids in Plants
    Supikova, K.; Kosinova, A.; Vavrusa, M.; Koplikova, L.; François, A.; Pospisil, J.; Zatloukal, M.; Wever, R.; Hartog, A.; Gruz, J. Planta 2022, 255(6)124; DOI: 10.1007/s00425-022-03902-6
  1. Heteroaryl sulfonamide synthesis: scope andlimitations
    Iakovenko, R. O.; Chrenko, D.; Kristek, J.; Desmedt, E.; Zálešák, F.; De Vleeschouwer, F.; Pospíšil, J. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2022, 203154-3159; DOI: 10.1039/D2OB00345G
  1. Unified Approach to Benzo[d]thiazol-2-yl-Sulfonamides
    Zálešák, F.; Kováč, O.; Lachetová, E.; Šťastná, N.; Pospíšil, J. J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 11291-11309; DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c00317
  1. Phytohormone profile and CiFL1 expression in young seedlings of Cichorium intybus L. var sativum exposed to high temperature in relation to vernalization and de-vernalization processes
    Mathieu, A.S.; Dobrev, P.I.; Tarkowská, D.; Pospíšil, J.; Motyka, V.; Jacquemin, G.; Quinet, M.; Lutts, S. Environ. Exp. Bot. 2020, 178, 104127; DOI: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2020.104127
  1. Trisubstituted highly activated benzo[d]thiazol-2-yl-sulfone-containing olefins as building blocks in organic synthesis
    Kováč, O.; Zálešák, F.; Bon, D.J.-Y.D; Roiser, L.; Baar, L.V.; Waser, M.; Pospíšil*, J. J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 7192-7206; DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.0c00571.
abstract of the paper
  1. Diferulate: A Highly Effective Electron Donor
    Vacek*, J.; Zatloukalová, M.; Vrba, J.; De Vleeschouwer, F.; De Proft, F.; Obluková, M.; Sokolová, R.; Pospíšil*, J. J. Electroanal. Chem. 2020, 869, 113950;
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2020.1139501.
  1. Salicylic Acid Targets Protein Phosphatase 2A to Attenuate Growth in Plants
    Tan, S.; Abas, M.; Verstraeten, M.; Glanc, M.; Molnár, G.; Hajný, J.; Lasák, P.; Petřík, I.; Russinova, E.; Petrášek, J.; Novák, O.; Pospíšil, J.; Friml*, J. Curr. Biol. 2020, 30, 381-395;
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.11.058.
  1. Rearrangement of Threonine and Serine-Based N-(3-Phenylprop-2-yn-1-yl) Sulfonamides Yields Chiral Pyrrolidin-3-ones“
    Králová, P.; Maloň, M.; Pospíšil, J.; Soural*, M. J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 985-993; DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.9b02932.

  1. Root gravity response module guides differential growth determining both root bending and apical hook formation“ Zhu, Q.; Gallemí, M.; Pospíšil, J.; Žádníková, P.; Strnad, M.; Benková*, E. J. Development 2019146, dev175919; DOI: 10.1242/dev.175919.
  1. Lignans and Neolignans: Plant secondary metabolites as a reservoir of biologically active substances
    Zálešák, F.; Bon, D. J.-Y. D.; Pospíšil*, J. Pharmacolog. Res. 2019146, 104284; DOI: 10.1016/j.phrs.2019.104284.

  1. Enantioselective Catalytic [4+1]‐Cyclization of ortho‐Hydroxy‐para‐Quinone Methides with Allenoates“
    Zielke, K.; Kováč, O.; Winter, M.; Pospíšil, J.; Waser*, M. Chem. Eur. J. 201925, 8163-8168; DOI: 10.1002/chem.201901784.


    Included in SYNFACTS 2019, 15(8), 865.

    TOP DOWNLOADED PAPER 2018-2019 in Chemistry – A European Journal

  1. 1-(Phenylsulfonyl)-3-oxabicyclo[3.1.0]hexan-2-one as a Building Block in Organic Synthesis
    Konrádová, D.; Bon, D.J.-Y.D.; Pospíšil*, J. J. Org. Chem. 201883, 12229-12238; DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b01625.
    Included in SYNFACTS 2018, 14(12), 1233.
  1. One and Two-Carbon Homologation of Primary and Secondary Alcohols to Corresponding Carboxylic Esters Using β-Carbonyl BT Sulfones as a Common Intermediate
    Bon, D. J. Y. D.; Kováč, O.; Ferugová, V.; Zálešák, F.; Pospíšil*, J. J. Org. Chem. 2018,83, 4990-5001.
  1. General approach to neolignan-core of the boehmenan natural product family
    Barbuščáková, Z.; Kozubíková, H.; Zálešák, F.; Doležal, K.; Pospíšil*, J. Monatsh. Chem.2018, 149, 737-748.
  1. Quantitative Analysis of Ingenol in Euphorbia species via Validated Isotope Dilution Ultra-high Performance Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry
    Béres*, T.; Dragull, K.; Pospíšil, J.; Tarkowská, D.; Dančák, M.; Bíba, O.; Tarkowski, P.; Doležal, K.; Strnad, M. Phytochem. Anal. 2018,29, 23–29.
  1. Microwave-assisted synthesis of phenylpropanoids and coumarins: total synthesis of Osthol
    Konrádová, D.; Kozubíková, H.; Doležal, K.; Pospíšil*, J. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 20172017, 5204-5213.
  1. A convenient method for the preparation of 20-[18O]-labeled ingenol
    Pospíšil*, J.; Béres, T.; Strnad, M. Tetrahedron Lett. 201758, 1421-1424.
Till 2015
  1. Determination of free diferulic, disinapic and dicoumaric acids in plants and foods
    Grúz*, J.; Pospíšil, J.; Kozubíková, H.; Pospíšil, T.; Doležal, K.; Bunzel, M.; Strnad, M. Food Chem. 2015171, 280-286.
  1. On the Origin of E/Z Selectivity in the Modified Julia Olefination: Importance of the Elimination Step
    Robiette*, R.; Pospíšil*, J. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 20132013, 836-840.
  1. Julia-Kocienski Reaction-Based 1,3-Diene Synthesis: Aldehyde-Dependent (E,E/E,Z)-Selectivity
    Billard, F.; Robiette, R.; Pospíšil*, J. J. Org. Chem. 2012,77, 6358-6364.
  1. Practical Synthesis of b-oxobenzo[d]thiazol sulfones: Scope and Limitations
    Pospíšil*, J.; Robiette, R.; Sato, H.; Debrus, K. Org. Biomol. Chem. 201210, 1225-1234.
  1. Planar Chirality of Imidazole-Containing Macrocycles – Understanding and Tuning Atropisomerism
    Van Den Berge, E.; Pospíšil, J.; Trieu-Van, T.; Collard, L.; Robiette*, R. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 20112011,6649-6655.
  1. Simple protocol for enhanced (E)-selectivity in Julia-Kocienski reaction
    Pospíšil*, J. Tetrahedron Lett. 201152, 2348-2352.
  1. Practical synthesis of β-acyl and β-alkoxycarbonyl heterocyclic sulfones
    Pospíšil*, J.; Sato, H. J. Org. Chem. 2011,76, 2269-2272.

As Post-doctoral associate

  1. Total Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of the Cytotoxic Resin Glycosides Ipomoeassin A-F and Analogues
    Nagano, T.; Pospíšil, J.; Chollet, G.; Schulthoff, S.; Hickmann, V.; Moulin, E.; Herrmann, J.; Müller, R.; Fürstner*, A. Chem. Eur. J. 200915, 9697-9706.
  1. Total Synthesis of the Aspercyclides
    Pospíšil, J.; Müller, C.; Fürstner*, A. Chem. Eur. J. 200915, 5956-5968.

As PhD student

  1. Unexpected nucleophilic behaviour of free-radicals generated from a-iodoketones
    De Dobbeleer, C.; Pospíšil, J.; De Vleeschouwer, F.; De Proft, F.; Markó*, I. E. Chem. Commun. 2009, 2142-2144.
  1. Metathesis-based synthesis of 3-methoxy a,b-unsaturated lactones: total synthesis of (R)-kavain and of the C1–C6 fragment of jerangolid D
    Pospíšil, J.; Markó*. I. E. Tetrahedron Lett. 200849, 1523-1526.
  1. Total synthesis of Jerangolid D
    Pospíšil, J.; Markó*, I. E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007129, 3516-3517.
    JACS’s 20th most accessed article in 2007, included in 1st issue of JACSβ
  1. Efficient and stereoselective synthesis of allylic ethers and alcohols
    Pospíšil, J.; Markó*, I. E. Org. Lett. 20068, 5983-5986.
  1. Total synthesis of (R)-(+)-goniothalamin and (R)-(+)-goniothalamin oxide: first application of the sulfoxide-modified Julia olefination in total synthesis
    Pospíšil, J.; Markó*, I. E. Tetrahedron Lett. 200647, 5933-5937.
    Tetrahedron Letters’ 24th hottest article in 2006
  1. Highly DiastereoselectiveSilyl-Modified Sakurai Multicomponent Reaction
    Pospíšil, J.; Kumamoto, T.; Markó*, I. E. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200645, 3357 –3360.
  1. Sulfoxide-modified Julia-Lythgoe olefination: Highly stereoselective di-, tri-, and tetra-substituted double bond formation
    Pospíšil, J.; Pospíšil, T.; Markó*, I. E. Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 200570, 1953-1969.
  1. Tetracarbonylhydridoferrate Salts: NaHFe(CO)4and KHFe(CO)4
    Pospíšil*, J. Synlett 2005, 2543-2544.
  1. Sulfoxides in Julia-Lythgoe Olefination: Efficient and Stereoselective Preparation of Di-, Tri-, and Tetrasubstituted Olefins
    Pospíšil, J.; Pospíšil, T.; Markó*, I. E. Org. Lett. 20057, 2373-2376.

As master student

  1. Microwave-assisted Solvent-free Intramolecular 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Reactions Leading to Hexahydrochromeno[4,3-b] pyrroles: Scope and Limitations
    Pospíšil, J.; Potáček*, M. Tetrahedron 200763, 337-346.
  1. Amplodine Benzenesulfonate: A Mechanistic Investigation of Its Industrial Preparation via Detritylation of N-tritylamlodipine and Related NMR Studies
    Furlan, B.; Grdadolnik, S. G.; Hočevar, S.; Kocjan, D.; Levec, J.; Maskill, H.; Navrátilová, H.; Pospíšil, J.; Potáček, M.; Urleb*, U.; Žmitek*, J. Croat. Chem. Acta 200982, 299-309.
  1. A solvent-free method for substituted imidazolidin- 4-ones synthesis
    Pospíšil, J.; Potáček*, M. Heterocycles 200463, 1165-1173.
  1. Microwave-assisted solvent-free synthesis of hexahydrochromeno-[4,3-b] pyrroles
    Pospíšil, J.; Potáček*, M. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 20042004, 710-716.
  1. Studies on the DNA-damaging properties of the endogenous mutagen fecapentaene-12
    Szekely, J.; Pospíšil, J.; Gates*, K. S. Chem. Res. Tox. 200316, 101.
  1. Studies on the DNA-damaging properties of the endogenous mutagen fecapentaene-12
    Szekely, J.; Pospíšil, J.; Gates, K. S. Abstr. Pap. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003226, p. 103-TOXI.
  1. HPLC on chiral nonracemic sorbents with circular dichroism detection: Stereoisomers formed by 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions” Pospíšil, J.; Trávníček, M.; Mannschreck, A.; Potáček*, M. Chem. Listy 200397, 1193-1197.
  1. Influence of N-substituents of carbamoyl-stabilized azomethine ylides in 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions
    Pospíšil, J.; Trávníček, M.; Potáček*, M. ARKIVOC 2001, (ii), 146-162.
  1. Reactions of a new family of amide derivatives of phenanthridinium azomethine ylides with dipolarophiles
    Trávníček, M.; Pospíšil, J.; Potáček*, M. Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 199964, 1993-2006.

Books and book chapters

  1. “Antileishmanial Activity of Lignans, Neolignans, and Other Plant Phenols.” Pospíšil, J.; Konrádová, D.; Strnad, M. In Progress in the Chemistry of Organic Natural Products 115; Springer International Publishing, 2021; pp 115–176. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-64853-4_3
  1. “1‐(Phenylsulfonyl)‐3‐oxabicyclo[3.1.0]hexan‐2‐one” Pospíšil, J. “1-(Phenylsulfonyl)-3-oxabicyclo[3.1.0]hexan-2-one” Pospíšil, J. In Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis; Major Reference Works; Wiley Online Library, New Jersey, 2020, pp 1–4. DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn02295.
  1. “Julia, Julia-Kocienski, and related sulfur-based alkenylation”
    Markó, I.E.; Pospíšil, J. In Science of Synthesis, Vol. 47a: Alkenes; de Meijere, A., Ed.; Thieme, 2009; p. 105-160.
  1. “The modified Sakurai and related reactions”
    Jacques, T.; Markó, I.E.; Pospíšil, J. In Multicomponent reactions; Zhu, J.; Bienaime, H., Eds.; Wiley, 2005; p. 398-452.