The Expandables  
Set Up of the Lab.  The Moving 
Polla at work   Paola at work
 Negishi Mon Amour Angelici's Angels 
Friends and Collegues    Photobombing
Michele bachelor    Polla King of the Lab.
Beer Time   I Love EU
 Safety First The only chemistry journal for physical demanding 
With Prof. Suzuki!   Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting
With Prof. Daumantas Matulis  Lithuanian friends 
 University Resistance With Prof. Taillefumier group 
With Dr. Marc Creus group  With Marc and Prof. Tim Hunt 
Swiss Time  Chemistry Dragon Boat 
 First conference... many years ago  






Dr. Gaetano Angelici

PhD in Organic Chemistry

Università di Pisa, Dipartimento di Chimica e Chimica Industriale

Via Moruzzi 13, 56124 PISA, ITALIA

Tel. 050 2219281

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  • G. Angelici*, M. Gorecki, G. Pescitelli, N. Zanna, M. Monari, C. Tomasini, Synthesis and structure analysis of ferrocene-containing pseudopeptides, Biopolymers2018; e23072


  • G. Fusini, D. Barsanti, G. Angelici*, G. Casotti, A. Canale, G. Benelli, A. Lucchi, A. Carpita, Identification and synthesis of new sex-specificcomponents of olive fruit fly (Bactrocera Oleae) female rectal gland, through original Negishi reactions on supported catalysts, Tetrahedron2018, 4381-4389


  • Exploring the Conformation of Mixed Cis−Trans α,β-Oligopeptoids: A Joint Experimental and Computational Study, G. Dumonteil, N. Bhattacharjee, G. Angelici, O. Roy, S. Faure, L. Jouffret, F. Jolibois, L. Perrin, C. Taillefumier, J. Org. Chem. 2018, 83, 6382−6396


  • L. Arrico, G. Angelici, L. Di Bari Taking advantage of Co(II) induced enhanced VCD for the fast and sensitive determination of enantiomeric excess Org. Biomol. Chem.2017, 15, 9800–9803.


  • G. Angelici, N. Bhattacharjee, O. Roy, S. Faure, L. Jouffret, F. Jolibois, L. Perrin, C. Didierjean, C. Taillefumier, Weak backbone CH⋯OC and side chain tBu⋯tBu London interactions help promote helix folding of achiral NtBu peptoids, Chem. Comm.2016, 4573-4576.


  • G. Angelici*, S. Nicolet, N. R. Uda, M. Creus, Experimental and Guided Theoretical Investigation of Complex Reaction Mechanisms in a Prins Reaction of Glyoxylic Acid and Isobutylene, J. Chem. Educ., 2014, 2178–2181.


  • N. R. Uda, G. Upert, G. Angelici, Stefan Nicolet, T. Schmidt, T. Schwede, M. Creus, Zinc-selective Inhibition of the Promiscuous Bacterial Amide-Hydrolase DapE: Implications of Metal Heterogeneity in Evolution and Antibiotic Drug-Design, Metallomics, 2014, 88-95.


  • G. Angelici, N. Castellucci, C. Tomasini, Conformational studies on a medium size cyclopseudopeptide containing the oxazolidin-2-one moiety J. Phys. Org. Chem., 2012, 965-970.


  • N. Castellucci, G. Angelici, G. Falini, M. Monari, C. Tomasini, L-Phe-D-Oxd: A Privileged Scaffold for the Formation of Supramolecular Materials, Eur. J. Org. Chem2011, 3082–3088.


  • N. Castellucci, G. Falini, G. Angelici, C. Tomasini, Amino Acids, Formation of gels in the presence of metal ions, 2011, 609-620 C. Tomasini, G. Angelici, N. Castellucci, Foldamers Based on Oxazolidin-2-ones Eur. J. Org. Chem2011, 3648–3669.


  • G. Angelici, N. Castellucci, G. Falini, D. Huster, M. Monari, C. Tomasini, Pseudopeptides Designed to Form Supramolecular Helixes: The Role of the Stereogenic Centers, Crystal Growth & Design2010, 923–929.


  • G. Angelici, N. Castellucci, S. Contaldi, G. Falini, H.-J. Hofmann, M. Monari, C. Tomasini, A Network of Small Molecules Connected by Cross-Linked NH Bonds, Crystal Growth & Design2010, 244–251.


  • M. Wiesner, G. Upert, G. Angelici, H. Wennemers, Enamine Catalysis with Low Catalyst Loadings – High Efficiency via Kinetic studies, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2010, 6–7.


  • G. Angelici, G. Falini, H. J. Hofmann, D. Huster, M. Monari, C. Tomasini, Nanofibers from Oxazolidi-2-one Containing Hybrid Foldamers: What is the Right Molecular Size?, Chem. Eur. J.2009, 8037-8048.


  • G. Angelici, R. J. Corrêa, S. J. Garden, C. Tomasini, Water influences the enantioselectivity in the proline or prolinamide-catalyzed aldol addition of acetone to isatins, Tetrahedron Letters2009, 814-817.


  • G. Angelici, G. Falini, H. J. Hofmann, D. Huster, M. Monari, C. Tomasini, A Fiberlike Peptide Material Stabilized by Single Intermolecular Hydrogen Bonds, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed2008, 8075-8078.


  • G. Angelici, S. Contaldi, S. L. Green, C. Tomasini, Synthesis of imidazolidin-2-one-4-carboxylate and of (tetrahydro)pyrimidin-2-one-5-carboxylate via an efficient modification of the Hofmann rearrangement, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2008, 1849-1852.


  • G. Angelici, R. Tresanchez Carrera, G. Luppi, C. Tomasini, The Design and Synthesis of Dansyl-Containing Cyclic Pseudopeptides Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2008, 3552-3558.


  • R. J. Correa, S. J. Garden, G. Angelici, C. Tomasini, A DFT and AIM Study of the Proline-Catalyzed Asymmetric Cross-Aldol Addition of Acetone to Isatins: A Rationalization for the Reversal of Chirality, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2008, 736-744.


  • G. Angelici, A. Falgiani, G. Luppi, B. Kaptein, Q.B. Broxterman, Atom Economic and Highly Synselective Prolinamide‐Catalyzed Cross‐aldol Addition of Hydroxyacetone to Aromatic Aldehydes, Synt. Comm2008, 1137-1146.


  • G. Angelici, G. Luppi, B. Kaptein, Q. B. Broxterman, H. J. Hofmann, C. Tomasini, Synthesis and Secondary Structure of Alternate α,β-Hybrid Peptides Containing Oxazolidin-2-one Moieties, Eur. J. Org. Chem.2007, 2713-2721.


  • M. Lombardo, S. Licciulli, F. Pasi, G. Angelici, C. Trombini, Cobalt-Catalysed Addition of Allylidene Dipivalate to Aldehydes. A Formal Homoaldol Condensation, Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis2005, 2015-2018.