Wei Chen, Michael T. Flavin, Robert Filler and Ze-Qi Xu.
Introduction of -Fluoro-phosphonomethyl Ether Functionality and Its Application to the Synthesis of Fluorinated Acyclic Phosphonate Nucleosides.
Tetrahedron Letters, 1996, 37, 8975-8978.


Yibo Xu, Michael T. Flavin and Ze-Qi Xu.
Preparation of New Wittig Reagents and Their Application to Synthesis of -Unsaturated Phosphonates.
J. Organic Chemistry, 1996, 61, 7697-7701.


Albert Khilevich, John D. Rizzo, Michael T. Flavin, Abram K. Sheinkman, Aye Mar, Alla Kucherenko, Changren Yan, Sergey Dzekhtser, Darko Brankovic, Lin Lin, Jinjun Liu, Thomas M. Rizzo, Ze-Qi Xu.
A Versatile Approach for Synthesis of 2,3-Dimethyl Chroman-4-ones (intermediates for Calanolide Anti-HIV Agents) via Aldol-Mitsunobu Reactions.
Synthetic Communications 1996, 20, 3757-3771.


Albert Khilevich, Aye Mar, Michael T. Flavin, John D. Rizzo, Lin Lin, Sergey Dzekhtser, Darko Brankovic, Heping Zhang, Wei Chen, Shuyuan Liao, David E. Zembower, Ze-Qi Xu.
Synthesis of (+)-Calanolide A, an Anti-HIV Agent, via Enzyme-catalyzed Resolution of the Aldol Products.
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 1996, 7, 3315-3326.


Wei Chen, Michael T. Flavin, Robert Filler and Ze-Qi Xu.
An Improved Synthesis of 9-[2-(Diethoxyphosphonomethoxy)ethyl]adenine and Its Analogues with Other Purine Bases Utilizing the Mitsunobu Reaction.
Nucleosides & Nucleotides, 1996, 15, 1771-1778.


Michael T. Flavin, John D. Rizzo, Albert Khilevich, Alla Kucherenko, Abram K. Sheinkman, Vilayphone Vilaychack, Lin Lin, Wei Chen, Eugenia M. Greenwood, Thitima Pengsuparp, John M. Pezzuto, Stephene H. Hughes, Thomas M. Flavin, Michael Cibulski, William A. Boulanger, Robert L. Shone, and Ze-Qi Xu.
Synthesis, Chromatographic Resolution & anti-HIV Activity of (±)-Calanolide A and its Enantiomers.
J. Medicinal Chemistry, 1996, 39, 1303-1313.