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Books and chapters are located at the end. 

  1. Julia-Kocienski-like connective C-C and C=C bond-forming reaction
    Bon, D.J.-Y.D.; Chrenko, D.; Kováč, O.; Ferugová, V.; Lasák, P.; Fuksová, M.; Zálešák, F.; Pospíšil, J. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2024, 366, 480-487.
    DOI: 10.1002/adsc.202301054
  1. Responses to abiotic and biotic stresses – from the cellular level to fruit development – contributions of the Czech Centre for Experimental Plant Biology
    Vaňková, R., Burketová, L., Brzobohatý, B., Černý, M., Hafidh, S., Hejátko, J., Honys, D., Hoyerová, K., Juříček, M., Martinec, J., Moravec, T., Pečenková, T., Petrášek, J., Pospíšil, J., Retzer, K., Robert, H. S., Štorchová, H., Vaněk, T., Žárský, V. Biologia Plantarum 2023, 67, 166–174.
    DOI: 10.32615/bp.2023.028
  1. Enantioselective beta-selective addition of isoxazolidin-5-ones to allenoates
    catalyzed by quaternary ammonium salts

    Zebrowski, P.; Rösel, K.; Chrenko, D.; Pospíšil, J.; Waser, M. Synthesis 2023, 55(11), 1706-1713; DOI: 10.1055/a-1948-5493

    Included in Special Issue dedicated to Prof. Cristina Nevado, Recipient of the 2021 Dr. Margaret Faul Women in Chemistry Award

  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.