Selected Journal Articles

"Regioselective Electrochemical Cyclobutanol Ring Expansion to 1‐Tetralones", Petti A.,  Natho P.  Lam K., Parsons P.J.,  Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2020, DOI:10.1002/ejoc.202001535

"Structural and electronic control of 1‐(2‐pyridyl) benzotriazole bidentate ligand in copper chemistry with application to catalysis in the A3 coupling reaction" Sampani S.I, Zdorichenko V., Devonport J, Rossini, G. Leech M. C., Lam K. Cox B., Abdul-Sada A., Vargas A., Kostakis G.E., Chem.-Eur. J., 2020, DOI:10.1002/chem.202004781

"Bridging Lab and Industry with Flow Electrochemistry" Tanbouza N., Ollevier, T. Lam K., iScience2020, DOI:10.1016/j.isci.2020.101720

“Organic Electrosynthesis: from Academia to Industry” Leech M. C., Garcia A. D., Petti A., Dobbs A. P., Lam K., React. Chem. Eng., 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0RE00064G

"Anodic Oxidation of Dithiane Carboxylic Acids: A Rapid and Mild Way to Access Functionalized Orthoesters" Garcia A., Leech M. C., Petti A., Denis C., Goodall I., Dobbs A. P., Lam K., Org. Lett., 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.0c01324

"Kolbe Anodic Decarboxylation as a Green Way To Access 2-Pyrrolidinones"  Quertenmont M., Goodall I., Lam K., Riant O., Org. Lett., 2020, 22,  1771-1775. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.0c00056

“Linear correlation of vertical ionization energies and partial charges on acetaldehyde and methyl formate radicals in various solvents” Lam K., Zeinalipour-Yazdi C. D., Chem. Phys. Lett., DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2020.137311

Electrosynthesis Using Carboxylic Acid Derivatives – New Tricks for Old Reactions”, Leech M. C., Lam K., Acc. Chem. Res., 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.9b00586

“Shedding light on the use of Cu(II)-salen complexes in the A3 coupling reaction”, Sampani S. I., Zdorichenko V., Danopoulou M., Leech M. C., Lam K., Adbul-Sada A., Cox B., Tizzard G. J., Coles S. J., Tsipis A., Kostakis G. E., Dalton Trans., 2020, DOI: 10.1039/C9DT04146J

“Anodic Oxidation of Ethynylferrocene Derivatives in Homogeneous Solution and Following Anodic Deposition onto Glassy Carbon Electrodes”, Sheridan M., Lam K., Waterman R., Geiger W.E., ChemElectroChem, 2019, DOI:10.1002/celc.201901545

“Economical, Green and Safe Route Towards Substituted Lactones via the Anodic Generation of Oxycarbonyl Radicals” Petti A., Leech M. C., Garcia A. D., Goodall I., Dobbs A. P., Lam K., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 16115.

“Supporting‐Electrolyte‐Free Electrochemical Methoxymethylation of Alcohols Using a 3D‐Printed Electrosynthesis Continuous Flow Cell System” van Melis C. G. W., Penny M. R., Garcia A. D., Petti A., Dobbs A. P., Hilton S. T., Lam K., ChemElectroChem, 2019, 6, 1. 4144.

“Aryl Germanes as Ligands for Transition Polymetallic Complexes: Synthesis, Structure, and Properties” Zaitsev K. V., Lam K., Poleshchuk O. K., Bezzubov S. I.. Churakov A. V., Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2019, 22, 2750.

“Aryl Oligogermanes as Ligands for Transition Metal Complexes” Zaitsev K.V., Lam K., Tafeenko V.A., Korlyukov A.A., Poleshchuk O.K, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2018, 45, 4911.

“Synthesis of Diketones, Ketoesters, and Tetraketones by Electrochemical Oxidative Decarboxylation of Malonic Acid Derivatives: Application to the Synthesis of cis -Jasmone” Ma X., Dewez D.F., Du L., Luo X., Markó I.E., Lam K., J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 12044.

“Electrochemical methoxymethylation of alcohols-a new, green and safe approach for the preparation of MOM ethers and other acetals ” Luo X., Ma X., Lebreux F., Markó I.E., Lam K., Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 9969.

 "Oligothienyl catenated germanes and silanes: synthesis, structure, properties" Zaitsev K.V., Lam K., Poleshchuk O. Kh., Kuzmina L.G. and Churakov A., Dalton Trans., 2018, 47, 5431

“Novel Organometallic Chloroquine Derivative Inhibits Tumor Growth” Hall E.A, Ramsey J.E., Peng Z., Hayrapetyan D., Shkepu V., O’Rourke B., Geiger W., Lam K., Verschraegen C.F., J. Cell. Biochem., 2018, 119, 5921 

“Donor-acceptor molecular oligogermanes: Novel properties and structural aspects” K. V. Zaitsev, A. V. Kharcheva, K. Lam, Z. Zhanabil, G. Issabayeva, Y. F. Oprunenko, A. V. Churakov, G. S. Zaitseva and S. S. Karlov, J. Organomet. Chem., , DOI:10.1016/j.jorganchem.2017.11.029.

“Synthesis and characterization of metal (M = Al or Ga) 2-phosphino(phenolate/benzenethiolate) complexes and their electrochemical behavior in the presence of CO2” J. A. Bruggen, K. D. Feller, H. I. Schickel, N. Tuleushova, M. Zhukush, K. Lam, B. M. Barry and R. A. Kemp, Main Gr. Chem., 2017, 16, 307–319.

"Electrochemical Synthesis of Phthalides via Anodic Activation of Aromatic Carboxylic Acids" Hayrapetyan D., Viacheslav Shkepu V., Seilkhanovc O. T., Zhanabil Z. Lam K., Chem. Commun.201710.1039/C7CC03669H

"One-electron oxidation of chloroquine, cymanquine, and related aminoquinolines in nonaqueous media" Lam K. , Van Wyck S. J., Geiger W. E. J. Electroanal. Chem201710.1016/j.jelechem.2017.06.041

“Molecular Oligogermanes and Related Compounds: Structure, Optical and Semiconductor Properties” Zaitsev K., Lam K.. et Al. , Chem. Asian J., 2017, 10.1002/asia.201700151

“Oligogermanes containing only electron withdrawing substituents: synthesis and properties” Zaitsev K., Lam K. et Al. , Organometallics, 2017, 36, 298

“Nickel(II) and Nickel(0) complexes of bis(diisopropylphosphino)amine: Synthesis, Structure and Electrochemical Activity” Dickie D. A., Chacon B. E., Issabekov A., Lam K., Kemp R. A., 2016, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2016, 453, 42

“Synthesis and Anodic Electrochemistry of Cymanquine and Related Complexes” Lam K., Geiger W. E., J. Organomet. Chem., 2016, 817, 15.

"Anodic methods for covalent attachment of ethynylferrocenes to electrode surfaces: comparison of ethynyl activation processes” Sheridan M. V., Lam K., Sharafi M., Schneebeli S. T., Geiger W. E., Langmuir, 201632, 1645.

“Electron-transfer catalyzed cycloaddition reactions of unactivated cyclic olefins in weakly coordinating anion electrolyte”, Stewart P. M., Lam K., Chong D., Geiger W. E., J. Electroanal. Chem., 2015, 743, 68.

“Spontaneous Attachement of Lithium-Activated FerrocenylAlkynes to Carbon and Gold”, Sheridan M. V., Lam K., Geiger W. E., Electrochem. Commun., 2015, 52, 63.

“Influence of Cyclopentadienyl Ring-Tilt on Electron-Transfer Reactions: Redox-Induced Reactivity of Strained [2] and [3]Ruthenocenophanes”, Russell A. D., Gilroy J. B., Lam K., Haddow M. F., Harvey J. N., Geiger W. E., Manners I., Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 16216.

“Polyferrocenylsilane Homopolymers and Diblock Copolymers with Pendant Ruthenocenyl Groups by Photocontrolled Ring-Opening Polymerisation”, Erhard M., Lam K., Haddow M., Whittell G. R., Geiger W. E., Manners I., Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 1264.

“Covalent attachment of porphyrins and ferrocenes to electrode surfaces through direct anodic oxidation of terminal ethynyl groups” Sheridan M. V., Lam K., Geiger W. E., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 49, 12897 VIP Article

“Anodic Oxidation of Disulfides: Detection and Reactions of Disulfide Radical Cations” Lam K., Geiger W. E., J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 8020

“An Anodic Method for Covalent Attachment of Molecules to Electrodes Through an Ethynyl Linkage” Sheridan M.V., Lam K., Geiger W.E., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 2939

“Metal-Metal Bond Formation Between [n]Metallocenophanes: Synthesis and Characterization of a Dicarba[2]Ruthenocenophanium Dimer”, Russell A. D., Gilroy J. B., Lam K., Haddow M. F., Harvey J. N., Geiger W. E., Manners I. Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18, 8000

“One pot electrochemical deoxygenation of primary alcohols”, Lam K., Markó I. E. Synlett, 2012, 23, 1235

“Novel Electrochemical Deoxygenation Reaction Using Diphenylphosphinates”, Lam K., Markó I. E. Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 406.

"Toluates: Unexpectedly Versatile Reagents", Lam K., Markó I. E. Tetrahedron Symposium-in-Print : Electron-transfer reagents in organic synthesis, 2009, 65, 10930.

"Chemoselective chemical and electrochemical deprotection of Toluates", Lam K., Markó I. E. Synfact, 2009, 9, 1023.

"Chemoselective chemical and electrochemical deprotection of aromatic esters", Lam K., Markó I. E. Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 2752.

"Organic electrosynthesis using toluates as simple and versatile radical precursors", Lam K., Markó I. E. Chem. Comm., 2009, 95.

"Using toluates as simple and versatile radical precursors", Lam K., Markó I. E.

Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 2773.


2016       WO PCT/US16/12050 “New Compounds and uses thereof for inhibition of cell growth”. Inventors: Kevin Lam, William E. Geiger and Claire Verschraegen.

2015     Provisional “Use of Cymanquine Compounds as Antimalarial Agents”. Inventors: Kevin Lam, William E. Geiger and Lawrence Bergman.

2015     US 62/099,335 “New Compounds and uses thereof for inhibition of cell growth”. Inventors: Kevin Lam, William E. Geiger and Claire Verschraegen.

Book Chapters

Lam K., W. E. Geiger., “One- and Two-Electron Transfer Reactions” in Organic Electrochemistry 5th edition, H. Lund and B. Speiser, Taylor & Francis.