Publications
   
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Herberich, G. E.; Schmidt, B.; Englert, U.; Wagner, T.; Borabenzene Derivatives .21. 2,4-Pentadienylboranes as Key Intermediates of a Novel Route to Boracyclohexadienes and Boratabenzenes - Structure of [Li(Tmpda)](C5H5BNMe2). Organometallics 1993, 12, 2891-2893.

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Herberich, G. E.; Schmidt, B.; Englert, U.; Borabenzene Derivatives .22. Synthesis of Boratabenzene Salts from 2,4-Pentadienylboranes - Structure of [NMe3Ph][C5H5BMe]. Organometallics 1995, 14, 471-480.

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Schmidt, B.; Kocienski, P.; Reid, G.; A synthesis of oxolenes and furans via oxacyclopentylidene chromium and molybdenum complexes. Tetrahedron 1996, 52, 1617-1630.

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Herberich, G. E.; Rosenplänter, J.; Schmidt, B.; Englert, U.; Borabenzene derivatives .24. From lithium 1-methylboratabenzene to 2-mono- and 2,2-disubstituted 1-methyl- 1,2-dihydroborinines with Me3Si, Me3Ge, Me3Sn, and Me3Pb substituents. Degenerate sigmatropic rearrangements with exceptionally low barriers and the structure of 2-(Me3Sn)C5H5BMe. Organometallics 1997, 16, 926-931.

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Herberich, G. E.; Schmidt, B.; Schmitz, A.; Fischer, A.; Riedel, M.; Herrmann, H.-F.; Özdemir, D.; Preparation of transition metal compounds with boratabenzene ligands as olefin polymerization catalysts. (Hoechst AG), GE 19, 624,466, 1996; Chem. Abstr. 1997, 127, P136151y.

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Schmidt, B.; Sattelkau, T.; Ring closing metathesis as the key step in the synthesis of furan-substituted C-aryl glycosides. Tetrahedron 1997, 53, 12991-13000.

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Hermanns, J.; Schmidt, B.; Five- and six-membered silicon-carbon heterocycles. Part 1. Synthetic methods for the construction of silacycles. J. Chem. Soc.-Perkin Trans. 1 1998, 2209-2230 (Review).

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Kocienski, P. J.; Brown, R. C. D.; Pommier, A.; Procter, M.; Schmidt, B.; Synthesis of Salinomycin. J. Chem. Soc.-Perkin Trans. 1 1998, 9-39.

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Hermanns, J.; Schmidt, B.; Five- and six-membered silicon-carbon heterocycles. Part 2. Synthetic modifications and applications of silacycles. J. Chem. Soc.-Perkin Trans. 1 1999, 81-102 (Review).

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Schmidt, B.; Wildemann, H.; Synthesis of functionalized 2,3- and 3,4-dihydropyrans starting from a-hydroxycarboxylic esters via RCM. Synlett 1999, 1591-1593.

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Schmidt, B.; Epoxide opening reactions of aryl substituted dihydropyran oxides: regio- and stereochemical studies directed towards deoxy-aryl-C-glycosides. J. Chem. Soc.- Perkin Trans. 1 1999, 2627-2637.

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Schmidt, B.; Base-induced rearrangement of dihydropyran oxides: A novel synthesis of cyclic enol ethers with a hydroxy-function in the allylic position. Tetrahedron Lett. 1999, 40, 4319-4320.

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Schmidt, B.; Wildemann, H.; A synthesis of densely functionalized 2,3-dihydropyrans using ring-closing metathesis and base-induced rearrangements of dihydropyran oxides. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2000, 3145-3163.

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Schmidt, B.; Wildemann, H. Diastereoselective ring-closing metathesis in the synthesis of dihydropyrans. J. Org. Chem. 2000, 65, 5817-5822.

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Schmidt, B.; Wildemann, H.; Single and double ring closing metathesis in the formation of dihydropyrans and bisoxacyclic systems with a quaternary centre. J. Chem. Soc.-Perkin Trans. 1 2000, 2916-2925.

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Schmidt, B.; Westhus, M.; Diastereoselectivity in a ring closing metathesis reaction with a remote stereogenic centre leading to quaternary dihydropyrans. Tetrahedron 2000, 56, 2421-2426.

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Schmidt, B.; A de novo synthesis of 2,6-dideoxy-C-aryl glycosides based on ring closing metathesis and diastereoselective epoxide cleavage/anomerization reactions. Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 791-794.

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Schmidt, B.; Costisella, B.; Roggenbuck, R.; Westhus, M.; Wildemann, H.; Eilbracht, P.; Combining ring-closing metathesis and hydroformylation strategies: A novel approach to spirocyclic g-butyrolactones. J. Org. Chem. 2001, 66, 7658-7665.

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Schmidt, B.; Wildemann, H. Synthesis of enantiomerically pure divinyl- and diallylcarbinols. J. Chem. Soc.-Perkin Trans. 1 2002, 1050-1060.

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Schmidt, B.; Pohler, M.; Costisella, B.; Di- and tetrahydropyrans with orthogonally protected hydroxymethyl side chains. A synthetic route and the structure elucidation of an unexpected acetal cleavage product. Tetrahedron 2002, 58, 7951-7958.

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Wildemann, H.; Dünkelmann, P.; Müller, M.; Schmidt, B.; A short olefin metathesis- based route to enantiomerically pure arylated dihydropyrans and a,b-unsaturated d- valero lactones. J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 799-804.

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Schmidt, B.; An olefin metathesis/double bond isomerization sequence catalyzed by in situ generated ruthenium–hydride species. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2003, 816-819.

(23) Schmidt, B.; Heck arylation of cyclic enol ethers with aryldiazonium salts: Regio- and stereoselective synthesis of arylated oxacycles. Chem. Commun. 2003, 1656-1657.
(24) Schmidt B; Pohler M.; Tandem olefin metathesis-hydrogenation at ambient temperature: Activation of Ruthenium carbene complexes by addition of hydrides. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2003, 1, 2512-2517.
(25) Schmidt B.; Rutheniumkatalysierte Cyclisierungen: mehr als "nur" Olefinmetathese! Angew. Chem. 2003, 115, 5146-5149; Ruthenium-catalysed cyclizations: More than just olefin metathesis! Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42,4996-4999. ("Highlight")
(26) Schmidt, B.; Pohler, M.; Costisella, B. Ring closing olefin metathesis and radical cyclization as competing pathways. J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 1421-1424.
(27) Schmidt B. Catalysis at the interface of ruthenium-carbene and ruthenium-hydride chemistry: organometallic aspects and applications to organic synthesis. Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2004, 1865-1881 (Review).
(28) Schmidt B. In situ conversion of a Ru metathesis catalyst to an isomerization catalyst. Chem. Commun. 2004, 742-743. highlighted  in: Green Chemistry, 2004, 6, G58
(29) Schmidt, B. Tandem Isomerization/Claisen Rearrangement of Diallyl- and Allylhomoallylethers: In Situ Conversion of Grubbs’ catalyst to a Ru-H Species. Synlett, 2004, 1541-1544.
(30) Schmidt, B.; Hermanns J. Olefin Metathesis directed toward Organic Synthesis: Principles and Applications. Top. Organomet. Chem., 2004, 13, 223-267 (Invited review).
(31) Schmidt, B. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Olefin Metathesis Double-Bond Isomerization Sequence. J. Org. Chem., 2004, 69, 7672-7687.
(32) Schmidt, B.; Pohler, M. Ruthenium-catalyzed tandem ring closing metathesis (RCM)-atom transfer radical cyclization (ATRC) sequences. J. Organomet. Chem., 2005, 690, 5552-5555. highlighted  in: Nachr. Chemie, 2006, 54, 98.
(33) Schmidt, B.; Nave S. Palladium-Catalyzed O-Allylation of -Hydroxy Carbonyl Compounds. Adv. Synth. Catal., 2006, 348, 531-537.
(34) Schmidt, B. Connecting catalytic cycles by organometallic transformations in situ: Novel perspectives in the olefin metathesis field. Pure Appl. Chem., 2006, 79, 461-476.
(35) Schmidt B. Olefin metathesis and isomerization: From undesired side reactions to useful synthetic methodology. J. Mol. Catal. A, 2006,254, 53-57.
(36) Schmidt B.; Hermanns J. Ring closing metathesis of substrates containing more than two C‑C-double bonds: rapid access to functionalized heterocycles. Curr. Org. Chem., 2006, 1363-1396 (Review).
(37) Schmidt B.; Nave S. Control of Ring Size Selectivity by Substrate directable RCM. Chem. Commun., 2006, 2489-2491. highlighted in: Nachr. Chemie, 2006, 54, 1184.
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Schmidt B.; Nave S. Stereoselective syntheses of enantiomerically pure 2,5-disubstituted dihydropyrans based on olefin metathesis. J. Org. Chem., 2006, 71, 7364-7369.

(39) Schmidt B.; Staude S. Unexpected hydrogen transfer in the course of olefin metathesis-isomerization based syntheses of chiral 2,3-dihydropyrans. J. Organomet. Chem., 2006, 690, in 5218-5221
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Schmidt B.; Nave S. Synthesis of Dihydrofurans and Dihydropyrans with Unsaturated Side Chains Based on Ring Size-Selective Ring-Closing Metathesis. Adv. Synth. Catal., 2007, 349, 215-230. (Special issue on olefin metathesis, Fürstner, A.; Grubbs R. H.; Schrock, R. R., eds.).

(41)     Schmidt, B.; Biernat, A. Synthesis of enantiomerically pure dihydrofurans and dihydropyrans from common precursors using RCM and Tandem RCM-isomerization. Synlett, 2007, 2375-2378.
(42) Schmidt, B; Biernat, A. Tandem RCM-isomerization approach to glycals of desoxyheptoses from a common precursor. Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 105-108.
(43) Schmidt, B.*; Biernat, A. The Tandem Ring-Closing Metathesis-Isomerization Approach to 6-Deoxyglycals. Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 14, 6135-6141.
44) (Schmidt, B.*; Hölter, F. Process for preparing aromatic diazonium salts from aromatic amides. WO 2008055927, 2008