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F. Wolf, H. Klare, B. Goldfuss, 
"Asymmetric Michael Additions of 4-Hydroxycoumarin
to β-Nitrostyrenes with Chiral, Bifunctional
Hydrogen-Bonding Catalysts"
J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 1762 - 1768.

P. Rabe, A. Janusko, B. Goldfuss, J. S. Dickschat,
"Experimental and theoretical studies on
corvol ether biosynthesis"
ChemBioChem. 2016, 17, 146 - 149.

M. Schumacher, B. Goldfuss,
"Quantifying N-heterocyclic carbenes as umpolung
catalysts in the benzoin reaction: balance
between nucleophilicity and electrophilicity"
New J. Chem. 2015, 39, 4508 - 4518.

R. Blanco-Trillo, J. M. Neudörfl, B. Goldfuss,
"An unusually stable chlorophosphite:
What makes BIFOP–Cl so robust against hydrolysis?"
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2015, 11, 313 - 322.

H. Klare, S. Hanft, J. M. Neudörfl, N. E. Schlörer, A. Griesbeck, B. Goldfuss,
"Anion Recognition with Hydrogen-Bonding Cyclodiphosphazanes"
Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 11847 - 11855.

M. Schumacher, B. Goldfuss,
"Metallo phosphonate catalyzed benzoin couplings:
The influence of the counterion"

New J. Chem. 2014, 38, 1040 - 1044.

H. Klare, J. Neudörfl, B. Goldfuss,
"New hydrogen-bonding organocatalysts: Chiral cyclophosphazanes and
phosphorus amides as catalysts for asymmetric Michael additions"
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2014, 224 - 236.

A. Eske, B. Goldfuss, A. G. Griesbeck, A. de Kiff,
M. Kleczka, M. Leven, J. M. Neudorfl,  M. Vollmer

"Ene-Diene Transmissive Cycloaddition Reactions with Singlet Oxygen:
The Vinylogous Gem Effect and Its Use for Polyoxyfunctionalization of Dienes"

J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 1818 - 1829.

B. Goldfuss,
"Stereoselective Conjugate Addition of Methyl and Cyanide"
Science of Synthesis, C-1 Building Blocks in Organic Synthesis 1,
Editor: P. W. N. M. van Leeuwen, Thieme, Stuttgart, 2014,
Chapter 1.1.10, p. 341 - 357.

B. Goldfuss,
"Stereoselective Nucleophilic Methylation of Ketones and Aldehydes"
Science of Synthesis, C-1 Building Blocks in Organic Synthesis 1,
Editor: P. W. N. M. van Leeuwen, Thieme, Stuttgart, 2014,
Chapter 1.3.1, p. 415 - 443.

A. G. Griesbeck, B. Goldfuss, M. Leven, A. de Kiff,
Comparison of the singlet oxygen ene reactions of cyclic versus acyclic
β,γ-unsaturated ketones: an experimental and computational study,

Tetrahedron Letters 2013, 54, 2938 - 2941.

M. Leven, J. M. Neudörfl, B. Goldfuss:
"Metal-mediated aminocatalysis provides mild conditions:
Enantioselective Michael addition mediated by primary
amino catalysts and alkali-metal ions"
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2013, 9, 155-165.

R. Blanco-Trillo, M. Leven, J. M. Neudörfl, B. Goldfuss,
"Electronegativity Governs Enantioselectivity:
Alkyl-Aryl Cross-Coupling with Fenchol-Based
Palladium-Phosphorus Halide Catalysts"
Adv. Synth. Catal. 2012, 8, 1451-1465.

M. Leven, D. Müller, B. Goldfuss, 
"Enantioselective alkynylation of aromatic aldehydes: 
Pyridyl phenylene terpeneol catalysts with flexible biaryl axes" 
Synlett 2011, 17, 2505-2508.

A. Gliga, B. Goldfuss, J. M. Neudoerfl, 
"Lithium phosphonate umpolung catalysts: 
do fluoro substituents increase the catalytic activity?" 
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2011, 7, 1189-1197.

A. Gliga, M. Schumacher, H. Klare, F. Soki, J. M. Neudörfl, B. Goldfuss, 
"New umpolung catalysts: reactivity and selectivity of terpenol-based 
lithium phosphonates in enantioselective benzoin type couplings" 
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 2, 256-263.

M. Leven, N. Schlörer, J.-M. Neudörfl, B. Goldfuss, 
"Control of enantioselectivity with flexible biaryl axes: 
Terpene-based alkyl zinc catalysts in enantioselective 
dialkyl zinc additions" 
Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 13443-13449.

B. Goldfuss, 
"C-H functionalizations via direct borane hydrocarbon 
dehydrogenations and dehydrocarbonations" 
Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 12856-12861.

R. Perez-Ruiz, Y. Diaz, B. Goldfuss, D. Hertel, K. Meerholz, A. G. Griesbeck, 
"Fluoride recognition by a chiral urea receptor linked to a phthalimide chromophore" 
Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2009, 7(17), 3499-3504.

Y. Alpagut,  B. Goldfuss, J. Neudörfl,  
"Control of asymmetric biaryl conformations with terpenol moieties: 
Syntheses, structures and energetics of new enantiopure C2-symmetric diols" 
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2008, 4, 25.

F. Soki, J.-M. Neudörfl, B. Goldfuss, 
"Homo- vs. heterometallic organoaluminum fencholates: Structures and selectivities" 
J. Organomet. Chem. 2008, 693, 2139-2146. 

B. Goldfuss, M. Schumacher,
"Umpolung catalysis: assessment of catalyst and 
substrate reactivities in acyloin type reactions" 
Tetrahedron
2008, 64, 1648-1653. 

B. Goldfuss, D. A. Lange,
"Electronic differentiation competes with transition state sensitivity 
in palladium-catalyzed allylic substitutions" 
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2007, 3, 36.

 B. Goldfuss, T. Loschmann, T. Kop-Weiershausen, J. Neudörfl, F. Rominger, 
"A superior P-H phosphonite: Asymmetric allylic substitutions with 
fenchol-based palladium catalysts"
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2006, 2, 7

D. A. Lange, J.-M. Neudörfl, B. Goldfuss, 
"New chiral lithium aluminum hydrides based on biphenyl-2,2´-bisfenchol (BIFOL): 
structural analyses and enantioselective reductions of aryl alkyl ketones" 
Tetrahedron 2006, 62, 3704-3709.

X. Cai, P. Cygon, B. Goldfuss, A.G. Griesbeck, H. Heckroth, M. Fujitsuka, T. Majima, 
"alpha-Carbonyl Substituent Effect on the Lifetimes of Triplet 1,4-Biradicals from 
Norrish-Type-II Reactions" 
Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 4662-4667.

B. Goldfuss, 
"Electronic differentiations in palladium-catalyzed allylic substitutions" 
J. Organomet. Chem. 2006, 691, 4508-4513.

B. Goldfuss, M. Schumacher, 
"Umpolung Catalysts: Comparative Assessments on Reactivities" 
J. Mol. Mod. 2006, 12, 591-595.

B. Goldfuss, 
"Organolithiums in Enantioselective Additions to
s*- and p*-CO-Elektrophiles" 
Synthesis 2005, 2271-2280.

T. Kop-Weiershausen, J. Lex, J.-M. Neudörfl, B. Goldfuss, 
"An exceptional P-H phosphonite: Biphenyl-2,2'-bisfenchylchlorophosphite 
and derived ligands (BIFOPs) in enantioselective copper-catalyzed 1,4-additions" 
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2005, 1, 6.

F. Soki, J.-M. Neudörfl, Bernd Goldfuss, 
"Surprising fenchone induced cyclization: synthesis of the new chiral diol
biphenyl-2,2'-sulfone-3,3'-bisfenchol (BISFOL)"
Tetrahedron 2005, 61, 10449-10453.

B. Goldfuss, M. Steigelmann, T. Löschmann, G. Schilling, F. Rominger, 
"A dispensable methoxy group? Phenyl fencholate as chiral modifier of n-butyllithium" 
Chem. Eur. J. 2005, 11, 4019-4023.

B. Goldfuss, T. Löschmann, F. Rominger, 
"Ligand Bite Governs Enantioselectivity: 
Electronic and Steric Control in Pd- Catalyzed Allylic Alkylations 
by Modular Fenchyl Phosphinites (FENOPs)" 
Chem. Eur. J. 2004, 10, 5422-5431.

J. A. Varela, D. Pena, B. Goldfuss, D. Denisenko, J. Kulhanek, K. Polborn, P. Knochel,
"Diastereoselective remote C-H activation by hydroboration" 
Chem. Eur. J. 2004, 10, 4252-4264.

K. M. Knapp, B. Goldfuss, P. Knochel, 
“Stereoselective synthesis of anti-1,4-diols 
by a BH3-THF-mediated rearrangement of 
1,2-disubstituted cyclobutenes” 
Chem. Eur. J. 2003, 9, 5259-5265.

B. Goldfuss,
“Enantioselective Addition of Organolithiums to C=O and Ethers” 
in Topics in Organometallic Chemistry, 
Ed.: D. M. Hodgson, Springer, Heidelberg 2003.

M. Steigelmann, Y. Nisar, F. Rominger, B. Goldfuss, 
"Homo- and heterochiral alkylzinc fencholates: 
linear or nonlinear effects in dialkylzinc additions to benzaldehyde." 
Chem. Eur. J. 2002, 8, 5211-5218.

M. Kollmar, H. Steinhagen, J. P. Janssen, B. Goldfuss, 
S. A. Malinovskaya, J. Vázquez, F. Rominger and G. Helmchen, 
"(
h3-Phenylallyl) (phosphanyloxazoline)Pd Complexes: 
X-Ray Crystallographic Studies, NMR Investigations and 
ab initio/DFT Calculations" 
Chem. Eur. J. 2002, 8, 3103-3114. 

J. Vázquez, B. Goldfuss, G. Helmchen, 
“Isomerism of p-1,3-Dimethylallylphosphinooxazoline Palladium Complexes: 
A Comparison between Experiment and Theory” 
J. Organomet. Chem. 2002, 641 (1-2), 67-70.

B. Goldfuss, M. Steigelmann, F. Rominger, H. Urtel
"Chiral modular n-Butyllithium-Derivatives: nBuLi Complexes with Anisyl Fencholates”
Chem. Eur. J. 2001, 7, 4456 - 4464.

M. Kollmar, B. Goldfuss, M. Reggelin, F. Rominger, G. Helmchen,
“(1,3-Dialkylallyl)(phosphino-oxazoline)palladium Complexes: X-Ray Crystallographic Studies,
NMR Investigations and Computational Analyses"
Chem. Eur. J. 2001, 7, 4913-4927.

J. A. Varela, D. Peña, B. Goldfuss, K. Polborn, P. Knochel,
“Mechanism and Application of the Remote C-H Activation
of Phenyl Substituted Alkenes by BH3·THF”
Organic Letters 2001, 3, 2395-2398.

B. Goldfuss, T. Löschmann, F. Rominger,
“Phosphinofenchol or metastable Phosphorane? Phosphorus-Derivatives of Fenchol"
Chem. Eur. J. 2001, 7, 2028-2033; Chem. Eur. J. 2001, 7, 2284.

B. Goldfuss, M. Steigelmann, F. Rominger,
“Chirale Modifizierung von n-Butyllithium: Steuerung von Stöchiometrie,
Struktur und Enantioselektivität durch modulare Fencholat-Einheiten"
Angew. Chem. 2000, 112, 4299-4302; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2000, 39, 4133-4136.

B. Goldfuss, P. Knochel, L. O. Bromm, K. Knapp,
“C-H-Aktivierung durch direkte Boran-Kohlenwasserstoff-Dehydrierung:
kinetische und thermodynamische Aspekte“
Angew. Chem. 2000, 112, 4302-4305; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2000, 39, 4136-4139.

B. Goldfuss, U. Kazmaier 
“Electronic Differentiations in Palladium Alkene Complexes: 
trans-Phosphine Preference of Allylic Leaving Groups“ 
Tetrahedron 2000, 56, 6493-6496.

B. Goldfuss, F. Eisenträger
“Chiral ligand induced distortions: The origin of pyramidal
three-coordinated lithium ions in the X-ray crystal structure of 
lithium exo-2-[o-(dimethylaminomethyl)phenyl]-1,3,3-
trimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-endo-2-olate”
Aust. J. Chem. 2000, 53, 209-212.

S. Handschuh, B. Goldfuss, J. Chen, K.N. Houk, J. Gasteiger
“Steroid Binding by Antibodies and Artificial Receptors: Exploration of
Theoretical Methods to Determine the Origins of Binding Affinities and
Specificities“
J. Comp.-Aided Mol. Design 2000, 14, 611-629.

B. Goldfuss, M. Steigelmann, F. Rominger
"Increasing enantioselectivities and reactivities by stereochemical tuning:
Fenchone based catalysts in dialkylzinc additions to benzaldehyde"
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2000, 1785-1792.

B. Goldfuss, M. Steigelmann
"Structure and reactivity of chiral fenchone based organozinc catalysts"
J. Mol. Model. 2000, 6, 166-170.

B. Goldfuss, M. Steigelmann, S. I. Khan, K. N. Houk
"Rationalization of enantioselectivities in dialkylzinc additions to
benzaldehyde catalyzed by fenchone derivatives"
J. Org. Chem. 2000, 65, 77-82.

B. Goldfuss, F. Rominger
"The origin of atropisomerism in 2,2’-bis((1R,2R,4S)-2-hydroxy-
1,3,3-trimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]hept-2-yl)-1,1’-biphenyl: Synthesis, structure and energetics"
Tetrahedron 2000, 56, 881-884.

B. Goldfuss, S. I. Khan, K. N. Houk
"Chiral complexes with n-butyllithium and methylzinc:
X-ray crystal structures of lithium and zinc(1R,2R,4S)-2-endo-oxido-2-exo-(ortho-
methoxyphenyl)-1,3,3-trimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptane"
Organometallics 1999, 18, 2927-2929.

M. Nendel, B. Goldfuss, B. Beno, K. N. Houk, K. Hafner, H. J. Lindner
"Theoretical Studies of Novel Aromatic Molecules and Transition States"
Pure Appl. Chem. 1999, 71, 221-229.

M. Nendel, B. Goldfuss, K. N. Houk, K. Hafner, U. Grieser
"Bis-periazulene, a simple Kekule Biradical with a Triplet GroundState"
Theoretical Chem. Acc. 1999, 102, 397-400.

M. Nendel, B. Goldfuss, K. N. Houk, K. Hafner
"s-Indacene, a Quasi-Delocalized Molecule with Mixed Aromatic and
Anti-aromatic character"
J. Mol. Structure (Theochem) 1999, 462, 23-28.

B. Goldfuss, K. N. Houk
"The Origin of Enantioselectivities in chiral amino alkohol
catalyzed asymmeric additions of organozinc reagents to benzaldehyde"
J. Org. Chem. 1998, 63, 8998-9006.

B. Goldfuss, P. v. R. Schleyer, S. Handschuh, F. Hampel
"New chelating silylamido ligands: Syntheses and X-ray crystal structures of lithium and
magnesium derivatives of [t-Bu-HN-SiMe2-o-C6H4-X] (X = OMe, NMe2, CH2NMe2, CF3)"
J. Organomet. Chem. 1998, 552 (N1-2), 285-292.

B. Goldfuss, P. v. R. Schleyer, S. Handschuh, Hampel, W. Bauer
"The presence and absence of agostic electrostatic Si-H-M interactions in
[M{Me2Si(H)N-t-Bu}] (M = Li, Mg1/2) species"
Organometallics 1997, 16, 5999-6003.

B. Goldfuss, P. v. R. Schleyer, F. Hampel 
"Lithio-Aversion of thiophene sulfur atoms in the 
X-ray crystal structures of [Li-O-SiMe2(2-C4H3S)]6 and 
[Li-O-CH(i-Pr)(2-C4H3S)]6
Models for electrostatic metal-thiophene interactions" 
Organometallics 1997, 16, 5032-5041.

 B. Goldfuss, P. v. R. Schleyer
"Aromaticity in group 14 metalloles: 
Structural, energetic, and magnetic criteria"
Organometallics 1997, 16, 1543-1552.

B. Goldfuss, P. v. R. Schleyer, F. Hampel 
"Alkali metal cation pi-interactions in metalated and 
nonmetalated acetylenes: pi-bonded lithiums in the 
X-ray crystal structures of [Li-CC-SiMe2-C6H4-OMe]6 and 
[Li-O-CMe2-CC-H]6 and computational studies" 
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 1072-1080.

B. Goldfuss, P. v. R. Schleyer, F. Hampel
"A lithium-bonded cyclopropyl edge - the X-ray crystal structure of
[Li-O-C(Me)-(c-CHCH2CH2)2]6 and computational studies"
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996, 118, 12183-12189.

B. Goldfuss, P. v. R. Schleyer, F. Hampel
"Aromaticity in Silole Dianions - Structural, Energetic, and Magnetic Aspects"
Organometallics 1996, 15, 1755-1757.

B. Goldfuss, P. v. R. Schleyer
"The Silolyl Anion C4H4SiH- is Aromatic and the
Lithium Silolide C4H4SiHLi even more so"
Organometallics 1995, 14, 1553-1555.

P. v. R. Schleyer, P. K. Freeman, H. J. Jiao, B. Goldfuss
"Aromaticity and Antiaromaticity in five-membered C4H4X Ring Systems -
Classical and Magnetic Concepts may not be Orthogonal"
Angew. Chem. 1995, 107, 332-335; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1995, 34, 337-340.