1970 – 1979

  1. James A. Bristol, Daniel L. Comins, Richard W. Davenport, Michael J. Kane, Robert E. Lyle, John R. Maloney, David E. Portlock, and Susan B. Horwitz, “Analogs of Camptothecin,” J. Med. Chem., 1975, 18, 535.


  1. Daniel L. Comins and Robert E. Lyle, “Bromination of 1‑Alkyl‑3­‑methyl‑2‑pyridones with N‑Bromo­succinimide,” J. Org. Chem., 1976, 41, 2065.


  1. Robert E. Lyle and Daniel L. Comins, “Regioselective Nucleophilic Addition to 3,4‑Lutidine,” J. Org. Chem., 1976, 41, 3250.


  1. Robert E. Lyle, John L. Marshall and Daniel L. Comins, “The Reaction of 1‑Acylpyridinium Salts with Grignard and Organocadnium Reagents,” Tetrahedron Lett., 1977, 1017.


  1. Daniel L. Comins, Anthony F. Jacobine, John L. Marshall, and Mark M. Turnbull, “Phosphonate Ester Preparation From Active Methylene Compounds and Phosphorochloridate Esters,” Synthesis, 1978, 309.


  1. A. I. Meyers, Kyoshi Tomioka, Dennis M. Roland and Daniel L. Comins, “Progress Toward the Total Synthesis of Maytansinoids.  An Efficient Route to Two Major Precursors (Western‑Southern Zone),” Tetrahedron Lett., 1978, 1375.


  1. Daniel L. Comins and A. I. Meyers, “A Facile and Efficient Formulation of Grignard Reagents,” Synthesis, 1978, 403.


  1. A. I. Meyers, Thomas A. Tait and Daniel L. Comins, “The Use of Dithioesters as Acyl Anion Equivalents.  Double Homologation of the “CH2C=O” Synthon,” Tetrahedron Lett., 1978, 4657.


  1. A. I. Meyers and Daniel L. Comins, “N‑Methylamino Pyridyl Amides (MAPA) II.  An Efficient Acylating Agent for Various Nucleophiles and Sequential Addition to Unsymmetrical tert‑Alcohols,” Tetrahedron Lett., 1978, 5179.


  1. A. I. Meyers, Dennis M. Roland, Daniel L. Comins, Rainer Henning, Michael F. Fleming and Kimihiro Shimizu, “Progress Toward the Total Synthesis of Maytansinoids.  The Synthesis of (±)‑4,5­‑Deoxy­masine (N‑Methylmaysenine),” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1979, 101, 4732.


  1. A. I. Meyers, D. L. Comins, D. M. Roland, R. Henning, and K. Shimizu, “The Total Synthesis of (±)‑Maysine,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1979, 101, 7104.