James Ryan, Mindaugas Šiaučiulis, Andrew Gomm, Beatriz Maciá, Elaine O'Reilly, Vittorio Caprio, "Transaminase Triggered Aza-Michael Approach for the Enantioselective Synthesis of Piperidine Scaffolds", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 15798-15800.

Andrew Gomm, William Lewis, Anthony P. Green, Elaine O'Reilly, "A new generation of smart amine donors for transaminase-mediated biotransformations" Chemistry: A European Journal. 2016, 22, 12692-12695.

Elaine O'Reilly, Nicholas J. Turner, "ω-Transaminase/Monoamine Oxidase Cascade for the chemoenzymatic synthesis of chiral 2,5-Disubstituted Pyrrolidines" Practical Methods in Biocatalysis & Biotransformations. 2016 (Book chapter).


Nicholas J. Turner, Elaine O'Reilly, "Biocatalytic cascades for the Regio- and Stereoselective Synthesis of Chiral 2,5-Disubstituted Pyrrolidines" Perspectives Sci. 2015, 4, 55-61.


Anthony P. Green, Nicholas J. Turner, and Elaine O'Reilly. "Chiral Amine Synthesis Using ω-Transaminases: An Amine Donor that Displaces Equilibria and Enables High-Throughput Screening", Angew. Chem. 2014, 53, 2447-2450 (VIP Article): Highlight in C&E News, 2014, 92, 13: Highlighted in Nat. Chem., 2014, 6, 849 : Selected for F1000Prime.

Elaine O'Reilly, Cesar Iglesias, Diego Ghislieri, Jennifer Hopwood, James L. Galman, Richard C. Lloyd, Nicholas J. Turner, "A Regio- and Stereoselective ω- Transaminase/Monoamine Oxidase Cascade for the Synthesis of Chiral 2,5-Disubstituted Pyrrolidines" Angew. Chem., 2014, 53, 2447-2450 ; Highlighted in Synfacts 2014, 10, 0429.

Elaine O'Reilly, Cesar Iglesias, Nicholas J. Turner, "Monoamine Oxidase/ω-Transaminase Cascade for the Deracemisation and Dealkylation of Amines" ChemCatChem. 2014, 6, 992-995.


Elaine O'Reilly, Mark Corbett, Shahed Hussain, Paul P. Kelly, Dominique Richardson, Sabine L. Flitsch, Nicholas J. Turner, "Substrate Promiscuity of Cytochrome P450 RhF" Cat. Sci. Technol. 2013, 3, 1490-1492.

Nicholas Turner and Elaine O’Reilly, “Biocatalytic Retrosynthesis” Nat. Chem. Biol. 2013, 9, 285-288: Highlighted in C&E News, 2013, 91, 34.


Elaine O’Reilly, Suzanne J. Aitken, Gideon Grogan, Paul P. Kelly, Nicholas J. Turner,  Sabine L. Flitsch, “Regio- and Stereoselective Oxidation of Unactivated C–H bonds with Rhodococcus rhodochrous” Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2012, 8, 496-500: Associated scientific video showcasing research in cytochrome P450 group.

Elaine O’Reilly, Lara Pes, Yannick Ortin, Helge Müller-Bunz, Francesca Paradisi, “Synthesis of a Conformationally Constrained δ-amino Acid Building Block” Amino Acids, 2012, 44,511-518.


Elaine O'Reilly, Valentin Kohler, Sabine Flitsch, Nicholas J. Turner, "Cytochromes P450 as Useful Biocatalysts: Addressing the Limitations" Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 2490-2501.

Aelig Robin, Valentin Kohler, Alison Jones, Afruja Ali, Paul Kelly, Elaine O'Reilly, Nicholas J. Turner, Sabine L. Flitsch, "Chimeric Self-sufficient P450cam-RhFRed Biocatalysis with Broad Substrate Scope" Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2011, 1494-1498.


Elaine O'Reilly, Daniele Balducci, Francesca Paradisi, "A Stereoselective Synthesis of α-Deuterium Labelled (S)-α-amino Acids" Amino Acids, 2010, 39, 849-858.

Elaine O'Reilly, Lara Pes, Francesca Paradisi, "From Amines to Diketopiperazines: a One-pot Approach" Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 1696-1697.

Elaine O'Reilly, Elena Lestini, Daniele Balducci, Francesca Paradisi, "One-step Diketopiperazine Synthesis Using Phase Transfer Catalysis" Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 1748-1750.