DNA-photocleaver.gifWelcome to the Alabugin group at FSU!

New reactions for organic synthesis, biochemistry and materials science

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New reactions of alkynes

We focus on the discovery of new reactions of alkynes for organic synthesis and design of new carbon-rich materials.

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Reagents for efficient double strand DNA photocleavage

We have developed the most efficient family of photochemical reagents for double-strand DNA-cleaving known to date.

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Radical Cyclizations, Fragmentations and Rearrangements

We have discovered new radical cyclizations and the first efficient C-O transposition which converts phenols into benzoates and benzamides. CO_transposition.gif

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Contact us:

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL 32306-4390

E-mail: alabugin at chem.fsu.edu

Office: (850)644-5795

Fax: (850)644-8281

Our work is supported by the National Science Foundation (Grant CHE-0848686), Petroleum Research Fund administered by the American Chemical Society (47590-AC4) and James & Esther King Biomedical Research Program (09KC-03)