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Chemistry

William B. Martin

Professor Bill Martin has conducted organic chemistry research with students since 1961.Professor Bill Martin has conducted organic chemistry research with students since 1961.

Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

Education

Northwestern University University PhD
Franklin and Marshall College BA

Selected Publications

W. B. Martin, L. J. Kateley, D. C. Wiser, and C. A. Brurnmond, “Microscale Synthesis of a Diphenylisoxazoline by a 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition”, J. Chem. Educ 79, 2002, 225-227.

W. B. Martin and L. J. Kateley, ‘The Heck Reaction: A Microscale Synthesis Using a Palladium Catalyst”, J. Chem. Educ 77,2000,757-759.

Martin, Y. C, Martin, W. B., and Taylor, J. D. “Regression Analysis of the Relationship Between Physical Properties and the in Vitro Inhibition Of Monoamine Oxidase by Propynylamines”, Journal Of Medicinal Chemistry, 18, 883, 1975.

Zaugg, H. E. And Martin, W. B., “a-Amidoalkylations at Carbon” Organic Reactions, Vol. 14, Chapter 2, Wiley and Sons: NY, 1965

Swett, L. R., Martin, W. B., Taylor, J.D., Everett, G.M., Wykes, A. A. and Gladish, Y. C. “Structure-Activity Relations in the Pargyline Series”, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 107, Art. 3, 891,1963.

Freifelder, W., Martin, W. B., Stone, G. R., and Coffin, E. L.’The Preparation of l-Halobenzoyl-2-isopropylhydrazines: Selective Hydrogenation of N=CH Function in the Presence of Aromatic Halogen”, J. Org. Chem., 26, 383, 1961.

Taylor, J. D., Wykes, A. A., Gladish, Y. C, and Martin, W. B.”A New Inhibitor of Monoamine Oxidase”, Nature, 187,941,1960.

Taylor, J. D., Wykes, A. A., Gladish, Y. C, Martin, W. B., Everett, G. M., “A New Non-Hydrazide Inhibitor Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor”, Federation Proc, 19,278, part 1, 1960.

Baker, R. H., and Martin, W. B. “A Side Reaction of the Williamson Ether Synthesis”, J. Org. Chem., 25,1496,1960.

Carbon, J. A., Martin, W. B., and Swett, L. R. “Synthesis of a-Aminomethylenecyclopropionic Acid”, J. Amer. Chem. Soc, 80,1002,1958.

United States Patents

Martin, W. B. and Swett, L. R., U.S. Patent 3 211 741, “N-(Pyridyl Alkylene)-2-Propynylamines”

Martin, W. B. U.S. Patent 3 155 584, “Compositions and Method of Inhibiting Monoamine Oxidase”,

Horrom, B. W. And Martin, W. B., U.S. Patent 3 083 741, “N-Benzyl Cyclopropylamines and Carbamates”

Martin, W. B., Carbon, J. A., and Swett, L. R., U.S. Patent 2 996 536, “2-Halo-2-methylcyclopropanecarboxylate”

Martin, W. B., Carbon, J. A., and Swett, L. R., U.S. Patent 2 956 077, “Ester of Methylenecyclopropanecarboxylic Acid”

Martin, W. B., Carbon, J. A., and Swett, L. R., U.S. Patent 2 921 966, “Methylcyclopropanemethanol”

Martin, W. B„ Carbon, J. A., and Swett, L. R., U.S. Patent 2 962 514, “p-Substituted Benzenesulfonyl Cyclopropane Intermediate”

Martin, W. B., Carbon, J. A., and Swett, L. R, U.S. Patent 2 956 076, “Cyclopropane-Formamidomalonate Intermediates and Process”

Martin, W. B., and Swett, L. R., U.S. Patent 2 982 875, “Isopropylhydrazine Derivatives”

Professional Societies 

American Chemical Society
Midwestern Association of Chemistry Teachers in Liberal Arts Colleges (MACTLAC)
Phi Lambda Epsilon
Sigma Xi
American Association of University Professors

Honors

Bird Award for Community Service, Lake Forest College, 1994

Inland Steel-Ryerson Foundation Outstanding Teaching Award, Lake Forest College 1985

Trustee Award for Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership, Lake Forest College, 2003