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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pakorn Bovonsombat

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pakorn Bovonsombat

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pakorn Bovonsombat

Division Chair
pakorn.bov@mahidol.ac.th
+66 (0) 2700 5000, Ext. 3519

Education

Postdoctoral (Organic photochemistry), Rockefeller University
Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry), New York University
M.A. (Chemistry), Columbia University
M.A. (Chemistry), Vassar College
B.A. (Chemistry), Vassar College

Areas of Research Interest

New organic reactions, halogen bond, new aromatic halogenation methodologies, small molecule synthesis

Publications List

  • Bovonsombat, P.; Teecomegaet, P.; Kulvaranon, P.; Pandey, A.; Chobtumskul, K.; Tungsirisurp, S.; Sophanpanichkul, P.; Losuwanakul, S.; Soimaneewan, D.; Kanjanawongpaisan, P.; Siricharoensang, P.; Choosakoonkriang, S. “Regioselective monobromination of aromatics via a halogen bond acceptor-donor interaction of catalytic thioamide and N-bromosuccinimide” Tetrahedron 201773, 6564-6572.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; Sophanpanichkul, P.; Pandey, A.; Tungsirisurp, S.; Limthavornlit, P.; Chobtumskul, K.; Kuhataparuk, P.; Sathityatiwat, S. “Novel regioselective aromatic chlorination via catalytic thiourea activation of N-chlorosuccinimide” Tetrahedron Letters 201556, 2193-2196.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; Caruso, F.; Jdaydani, A.; Rossi, M. “Halogen bonding in (Z)-2-Iodocinnamaldehyde” Molecules 201318, 8712-8724.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; Snyder, J.; Caruso, F.; Rossi, M. “N-Acetyl-3,5-dibromo-L-tyrosine hemihydrate” Acta Cryst2012E68, o2601-o2602.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; Ali, R.; Khan, C.; Leykajarakul, J.; Pla-on, K.; Aphimanchindakul, S.; Pungcharoenpong, N.; Timsuea, N.; Arunrat, A.; Punpongjareorn, N. “Facile p-toluenesulfonic acid-promoted para-selective monobromination and chlorination of phenol and analogues”, Tetrahedron201066, 6928-6935.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; Leykajarakul, J.; Khan, C.; Pla-on, K.; Krause, M. M.; Khanthapura, P.; Ali, R.; Doowa, N. “Regioselective iodination of phenol and analogues using N-iodosuccinimide and p-toluenesulfonic acid”, Tetrahedron Letters 200950, 2664-2667.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; Khanthapura, P.; Krause, M. M.; Leykajarakul, J. “Facile syntheses of 3-halo and mixed 3,5-dihalo analogues of N-acetyl-L-tyrosine via sulfonic acid-catalysed regioselective monohalogenation”, Tetrahedron Letters 200849, 7008-7011.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; Rujiwarangkul, R.; Bowornkiengkai, T.; Leykajarakul, J. “a-Bromination of linear enals and cyclic enones”, Tetrahedron Lett200748, 8607-8610.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; Khanthapura, P.; Leykajarakul, J. “Recent Development in Alkynol Chemistry: Electrophilic Iodonium-Induced Rearrangements”, Silpakorn University Science and Technology Journal 2007, 1(2), 39-55.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; Siangsanorh, S.; Boonchanta, P., “Low Sulphur Diesel Field Test Study in Thailand” Society of Automotive Engineers, Pennsylvania, 982570 (1998).
  • Bovonsombat, P; Boonchanta, P.; Hohn, G., “Field test Study of Two-Stroke Catalytic Converter in Thailand” Society of Automotive Engineers, Pennsylvania, 982711 (1998).
  • Djuardi, E.; Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “Formations of a-Iodoenones by Iodine and Catalytic Amounts of Amines” Synthetic Commun. 19972 7 (14), 2497-2503.
  • Lu, Q.; Bovonsombat, P.; Agosta, W.C., “Novel photochemical Hydrolysis of o-Acetylphenylaceto nitriles to Amides” J. Org. Chem199661, 3729-3732.
  • Herault, X.; Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “Dibromatin as a Reagent for the Aromatic Bromination of Polyalkylbenzenes” Org. Proc. Prep. Int. Briefs 199527, 652.
  • Lu, Q.; Bovonsombat, P.; Agosta, W.C., “Photochemical Hydrolysis of o-Acetylphenylacetonitriles” Tetrahedron Lett. 1995, 36, 8941-8944.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “Formation of a Dihaloenone of Homoadamantanone” Synthetic Commun.1995, 25, 1223-1229.
  • Djuardi, E.; Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “Ring Expansions of 2-Haloethynyl-2-Norbornanols” Tetrahedron1994, 50, 11793-11802.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; Angara, G.J.; McNelis, E., “Concerning the Formations of a-Iodoenones” Tetrahedron Lett.1994, 35, 6787-6790.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “A New Approach to the Functionalisation of Phenanthrenequinone” Tetrahedron Lett. 1994, 35, 6431-6432.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; Djuardi, E.; McNelis, E., “Ring Halogenations of Polyalkylbenzenes by Ionic Halides and Koser’s Reagent” Tetrahedron Lett. 1994, 35, 2841-2844.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; Djuardi, E.; McNelis, E., “Ring Chlorinations of Polyalkylbenzenes by Ionic Chlorides and Koser Reagent” Abstracts of papers of the Amercian Chemical Society 1994, 207, 491-ORGN Part:2.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “Conversions of Phenylalkynylcyclopentanols to a-Iodoenones” Tetrahedron Lett. 1993, 34, 8205-8208.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “Conversions of Alkynylcyclopentanols to a-Iodoenones” Abstracts of papers of the Amercian Chemical Society 1993, 206, 20-ORGN Part:2.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “Ring Expansion of an a-Bromoalkynol Camphor by Means of Iodine and Koser’s Reagent” Tetrahedron Lett. 1993, 34, 4277-4280.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “Stereospecific Ring Expansion of Alkynyl Cyclopentanols with Iodine and Koser Reagent” Abstracts of papers of the Amercian Chemical Society 1993, 205, 301-ORGN Part:2.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “Ring Expansion of Alkynyl Cyclopentanols with Iodine and Koser’s Reagent” Tetrahedron 1993, 49, 1525-1534.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “Ring Halogenations of Polyalkylbenzenes with N-Halosuccinimide and Acidic Catalysts” Synthesis 1993, 237-241.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “Formations of Mixed b,b-Dihaloenals from Halogenated Secondary Alkynols” Tetrahedron Lett199233, 7705-7708.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “Facile Preparation of the Methyl Acetal of Methyl Phenylglyoxylate” Synthetic Commun199222, 2361-2365.
  • Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “Facile Formation of Ketals of a,a-Dihaloacetophenones” Tetrahedron Lett199233, 4123-4126.
  • Angara, G.J.; Bovonsombat, P.; McNelis, E., “Formations of b,b-Dihaloenones from Halogenated Tertiary Alkynols” Tetrahedron Lett199233, 2285-2288.
  • Bovonsombat, P; Angara, G.J.; McNelis, E., “The Use of Koser’s Reagent for the Iodination of the Rings of Polyalkylbenzenes” Synlett 1992, 131-132.

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