Publications
in press
(42) The synthesis of non-racemic β-alkyl-β-aryl-disubstituted allyl alcohols and their transformation into allylamines and amino acids bearing a quaternary stereocenter
A. Narczyk, M. Pieczykolan, and S. Stecko
Org. Bioorg. Chem. 2018, 16, 3921-3946 (article); DOI: 10.1039/C8OB00731D
(43) Hydrozirconation of C=X Functionalities with Schwartz's Reagent
M. Więcław, and S. Stecko
Eur. J. Org. Chem. (2018), (review); DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201701537
2018
2017
(41) The Synthesis of Chiral β,β-Diaryl Allylic Alcohols and Their Use in the Preparation of α-Tertiary Allylamines and Quaternary α-Amino Acids
M. Pieczykolan, A. Narczyk, and S. Stecko
J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 5636-5651 (article); DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b00475

2016
(40) Stereoselective Synthesis of Stannylated Dehydropiperidines and Dehydroazepanes
A. Lumbroso, V. Coeffard, D. Gatineau, S. Stecko, I. Beaudet, J.-P. Quintard, E. Le Grognec
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 5146-5159 (article); DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201600903
(39) The synthesis of 5-amino-dihydrobenzo[b]oxepines and 5-amino-dihydrobenzo[b]azepines via Ichikawa rearrangement and ring-closing metathesis
M. Chwastek, M. Pieczykolan, S. Stecko
J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 9046-9074 (article); DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b01691
(38) The synthesis of α,α-disubstituted α-amino acids via Ichikawa rearrangement
P. Szcześniak, M. Pieczykolan, S. Stecko
J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 1057-1074 (article); DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b02628
(37) Simple synthesis of non-symmetric 1,4-dialkoxybenzenes via 4-alkoxyphenols
R. Motyka, S. Stecko, J.W. Suwiński
Org. Commun. 2016, 9, 23-31 (article); Read online
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(36) Diastereoselective synthesis of β-lactams via Kinugasa reaction of acyclic chiral nitrones
Ł. Mucha, K. Parda, O. Staszewska-Krajewska, S. Stecko, A. Ulikowski, J. Frelek, A. Suszczyńska, M. Chmielewski, B. Furman
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2016, 27, 12-21 (article); DOI: 10.1016/j.tetasy.2015.11.006
2015
(35) Approach to monobactams and norcardicines via diastereoselective Kinugasa reaction
K. Kabala, B. Grzeszczyk, S. Stecko, B. Furman, M. Chmielewski
J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 12038-12046 (article); DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b01979

(34) Synthesis of polyhydroxylated piperidine and pyrrolidine peptidomimetics via one-pot sequential lactam reduction/Joullié-Ugi reaction
P. Szcześniak, E. Maziarz, S. Stecko, B. Furman
J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 3621-3633 (article); DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b00335

(33) An approach to asymmetric synthesis of β-aryl alanines by Pd(0)-catalyzed cross-coupling and cyanate-to-isocyanate rearrangement
P. Szcześniak, S. Stecko
RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 30882-30888 (article); DOI: 10.1039/C5RA02818C
2014
(32) Synthesis of β- and γ-hydroxy α-amino acids via enzymatic kinetic resolution and cyanate-to-isocyanate rearrangement
P. Szcześniak, A. Październiok-Holewa, U. Klimczak, S. Stecko
J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 11700-11713 (article); DOI: 10.1021/jo502026a

(31) Synthesis of polyhydroxylated quinolizidine and indolizidine scaffolds from sugar-derived lactams via a one-pot reduction/Mannich/Michael sequence
P. Szcześniak, S. Stecko, E. Maziarz, O. Staszewska-Krajewska, B. Furman
J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 10487-10503 (article); DOI: 10.1021/jo502146z

(30) Total synthesis of lacosamide
S. Stecko 
J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 6342-6346 (article); DOI: 10.1021/jo500857t

(29) Sugar-derived cyclic imines: one-pot synthesis and direct functionalization
P. Szcześniak, S. Stecko, Olga Staszewska-Krajewska, B. Furman
Tetrahedron 2014, 70, 1880-1888 (article); DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2014.01.039

(28) Kinugasa reaction: an „ugly duckling” of β-lactam chemistry
S. Stecko, B. Furman, M. Chmielewski
Tetrahedron 2014, 70, 7817-7844 (review); DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2014.06.024

(27) Five- and six-membered cyclic nitrones derived from sugars and hydroxyacids: synthesis and applications
S. Stecko, M. Pieczykolan, A. Ulikowski, K. Kabala, K. Wołosewicz, M. Maciejko, B. Grzeszczyk, M. Jurczak, M. Chmielewski, B. Furman
Curr. Org. Chem. 2014, 18, 1716-1730 (review); DOI: 10.2174/1385272819666140527230604
2013
(26) Total synthesis of ezetimibe, a cholesterol absorption inhibitor
M. Śnieżek, S. Stecko, I. Panfil, B. Furman, M. Chmielewski 
J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 7048-7057 (article); DOI: 10.1021/jo400807c

(25) A practical preparation of the key intermediate for penems and carbapenems synthesis
B. Grzeszczyk, S. Stecko, Ł. Mucha, O. Staszewska-Krajewska, B. Furman, M. Chmielewski
J. Antibiot. 2013, 66, 161-163 (article); DOI: 10.1038/ja.2013.8

(24) Thermal and Sc(OTf)3 catalyzed 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition of open-chain nitrones to α,β-unsaturated lactones: combined experimental and computational studies
M. Śnieżek, S. Stecko, I. Panfil, B. Furman, Z. Urbańczyk-Lipkowska, M. Chmielewski
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2013, 24, 89-103 (article); DOI: 10.1016/j.tetasy.2012.12.006
2012
(23) An entry to carbapenem antibiotics scaffold via asymmetric Kinugasa reaction
M. Maciejko, S. Stecko, O. Staszewska-Krajewska, M. Jurczak, B. Furman, M. Chmielewski
Synthesis 2012, 2825-2839 (article); DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1316732

(22) Practical one-pot synthesis of protected L-glyceraldehyde derivatives
S. Stecko, M. Michalak, M. Stodulski, Ł. Mucha, K. Parda, B. Furman, M. Chmielewski
Synthesis 2012, 2695-2698 (article); DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1291136

(21) Asymmetric Kinugasa reactions involving six-membered nitrones
B. Grzeszczyk, K. Poławska, Y.M. Shaker, S. Stecko, A. Mames, M. Woźnica, M. Chmielewski, B. Furman
Tetrahedron 2012, 68, 10633-10639 (article); DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2012.09.031

(20) Synthesis of N,4-diaryl substituted β-lactams via Kinugasa cycloaddition/rearrangement reaction
M. Michalak, M. Stodulski, S. Stecko, M. Woźnica, O. Staszewska-Krajewska, P. Kalicki, B. Furman, J. Frelek, M. Chmielewski
Tetrahedron 2012, 68, 10806-10817 (article); DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2011.11.007


(19) Carbohydrate Derived Auxiliaries. Mono (and Disaccharide) Derivatives in Comprehensive Chirality by H. Yamamoto & E. Carreira (eds.)
B. Furman, S. Stecko
Elsevier Science, Amsterdam 2012; (ISBN: 9780080951676); Vol. 3., pp. 279-358 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-095167-6.00312-8

(18) C-C bond formation (metathesis) in Comprehensive Chirality by H. Yamamoto & E. Carreira (eds.);
S. Blechert, S. Stecko
Elsevier Science, Amsterdam 2012; (ISBN: 9780080951676); Vol. 4, pp. 33-73; DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-095167-6.00403-1
2011
(17) A formal synthesis of ezetimibe via Kinugasa cycloaddition/rearrangement cascade
M. Michalak, M. Stodulski, S. Stecko, A. Mames, M. Soluch, I. Panfil, B. Furman, M. Chmielewski
J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 6931-6936 (article); DOI: 10.1021/jo2010846

(16) Synthesis of iminosugars via 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition reactions of nitrones to α,β-unsaturated sugar aldonolactones
S. Stecko, M. Jurczak, I. Panfil, B. Furman, B. Grzeszczyk, M. Chmielewski
Compt. Rend. Chim. 2011, 14, 102-125 (account); DOI: 10.1016/j.crci.2010.09.005
2010-2006
(15) Direct, catalytic synthesis of carbapenams via cycloaddition/rearrangement cascade reaction: unexpected acetylenes’ structure effect
A. Mames, S. Stecko, P. Mikołajczyk, M. Soluch, B. Furman, M. Chmielewski
J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 7580-758 (article); DOI: 10.1021/jo101355h

(14) Structure-chiroptical properties relationship of carbapenams by experiment and theory
M. Woźnica, M. Masnyk, S. Stecko, A. Mames, B. Furman, M. Chmielewski, J. Frelek
J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 7219-7226 (article); DOI: 10.1021/jo101429k

(13) Chiraloptical properties of adducts derived from cyclic nitrones and 2(5H)-furanones. Combined experimental and theoretical studies
S. Stecko, J. Frelek, M. Chmielewski
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2009, 20, 1778-1790 (article); DOI: 10.1016/j.tetasy.2009.06.017

(12) 1-(N-Acylamino)alkyltriphenylphosphonium salts as synthetic equivalents of N-acylimines and new effective α-amidoalkylating agents
R. Mazurkiewicz, A. Październiok-Holewa, B. Orlińska, S. Stecko
Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 4606-460 (communication); DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2009.05.101

(11) Synthesis of polyhydroxylated 7-aminopyrrolizidines and 8-aminoindolizidines
S. Stecko, M. Jurczak, J. Solecka, M. Chmielewski
Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 7056-7063 (article); DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2009.06.043

(10) Asymmetric Kinugasa reaction of cyclic nitrones and non-racemic acetylenes
S. Stecko, A. Mames, B. Furman, M. Chmielewski
J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 3094-3100 (article); DOI: 10.1021/jo900121x

(9) Synthesis of casuarine related derivatives via 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition between a cyclic nitrone and an unsaturated γ-lactone
S. Stecko, J. Solecka, M. Chmielewski
Carbohydr. Res. 2009, 344, 167-176 (article); DOI: 10.1016/j.carres.2008.10.016

(8) Synthesis of the potential mannosidase inhibitor via 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition involving cyclic nitrone and unsaturated chiral γ-lactone
S. Stecko, K. Paśniczek, M. Jurczak, J. Solecka, M. Chmielewski
Polish J. Chem. 2009, 83, 237-243 (article); DOI: n/a

(7) Zamojski’s total synthesis of racemic monosaccharides as an inspiration to stereoselective transformations of readily available sugar synthons
M. Chmielewski, S. Stecko, W. Kośnik
Curr. Org. Chem. 2008, 12, 973-984 (review); DOI: 10.2174/138527208785161150

(6) Diastereoselective synthesis of carbapenams via Kinugasa reaction
S. Stecko, A. Mames, B. Furman, M. Chmielewski 
J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 7402-7404 (article); DOI: 10.1021/jo801212q

(5) A DFT study of 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions of cyclic nitrones to the unsaturated lactones. Part II
S. Stecko, K. Paśniczek, A. Milet, C. Michel, S. Perez, M. Chmielewski
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2008, 19, 2140-2148 (article); DOI: 10.1016/j.tetasy.2008.09.003

(4) A DFT study of 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition reactions of five-membered cyclic nitrones with α,β-unsaturated lactones and with cyclic vinyl ethers. Part I
S. Stecko, K. Paśniczek, A. Milet, C. Michel, S. Perez, M. Chmielewski
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2008, 19, 1660-1669 (article); DOI: 10.1016/j.tetasy.2008.07.008

(3) Synthesis of pyrrolizidine alkaloids via 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions involving cyclic nitrones and unsaturated lactones
S. Stecko, M. Jurczak, Z. Urbańczyk-Lipkowska, M. Chmielewski
Carbohydr. Res. 2008, 343, 2215-2220 (article); DOI: 1016/j.carres.2008.04.029

(2) Kinetic and thermodynamic aspects in 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition of five-membered cyclic nitrones to α,β-unsaturated γ- and δ-lactones
S. Stecko, K. Paśniczek, M. Jurczak, Z. Urbańczyk-Lipkowska, M. Chmielewski
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2007, 18, 1085-1093 (article); DOI: 10.1016/j.tetasy.2007.04.015

(1) Double asymmetric induction in 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition of five-membered cyclic nitrones to 2-(5H)-furanones
S. Stecko, K. Paśniczek, M. Jurczak, M. Chmielewski 
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry  2006, 17, 68-79 (article); DOI: 10.1016/j.tetasy.2005.11.027
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