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J.P. Chauvin's Publications



The Antioxidant Activity of Polysulfides: It’s Radical!

Jean-Philippe R. Chauvin, Markus Griesser & Derek A. Pratt*

Chemical Science

2019, 10, 4999-5010.

(Selected as a 'Hot Article' and highlighted in RSC's Chemistry World)



Electrochemical Dimerization of Phenylpropenoids and the Surprising Antioxidant Activity of the Resultant Quinone Methide Dimers

Kevin J. Romero, Matthew S. Galliher, Mark A. R. Raycroft, Jean-Philippe R. Chauvin, Irene Bosque, Derek A. Pratt* & Corey R. J. Stephenson*

Angewandte Chemie International Edition

201857, 17125-17129.



The Hydrogen Atom Transfer Reactivity of Sulfinic Acids

Markus Griesser, Jean-Philippe R. Chauvin & Derek A. Pratt*

Chemical Science

2018, 9, 7218-7229.



Hydropersulfides: H-Atom Transfer Agents Par Excellence

Jean-Philippe R. Chauvin, Markus Griesser & Derek A. Pratt* 

Journal of the American Chemical Society

2017139, 6484-6493.

(Selected for a 'JACS Spotlight')


On the Reactions of Thiols, Sulfenic Acids and Sulfinic Acids with Hydrogen Peroxide


Jean-Philippe R. Chauvin & Derek A. Pratt*

Angewandte Chemie International Edition

2017, 56, 6255-6259.

(Part of the Special Issue: 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Society for Chemistry)

(Highlighted in Nature Reviews Chemistry)


Synthesis of Resveratrol Tetramers via a Stereoconvergent Radical Equilibrium


Mitchell H. Keylor, Bryan S. Matsuura, Markus Griesser, Jean-Philippe R. Chauvin,

Ryan A. Harding, Mariia S. Kirillova, Xu Zhu, Oliver J. Fischer,

Derek A. Pratt* & Corey R. J. Stephenson*

2016354, 1260-1265.

(Highlighted in C&E News)


Polysulfide-1-Oxides React with Peroxyl Radicals as Quickly as Hindered Phenolic Antioxidants and do so by a Surprising Concerted Homolytic Substitution at Sulfur


Jean-Philippe R. Chauvin, Evan A. Haidasz, Markus Griesser & Derek A. Pratt*
Chemical Science
20167, 6347-6356.


Inspired by Garlic: Insights on the Chemistry of Sulfenic Acids and the Radical-Trapping Antioxidant Activity of Organosulfur Compounds

Jean-Philippe R. Chauvin, Zosia Zielinski & Derek A. Pratt*

Canadian Journal Chemistry

2016, 94, 1-8.

(Invited minireview in recognition of the 2015 CSC Fagnou Award)


The Medicinal Thiosulfinates from Garlic and Petiveria Are Not Radical-Trapping Antioxidants in Liposomes and Cells, but Lipophilic Analogs Are

Bo Li, Feng Zheng, Jean-Philippe R. Chauvin & Derek A. Pratt*

Chemical Science

2015, 6 , 6165-6178.
(Highlighted in Chemistry World)

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