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Leiv K.
Sydnes
Professor
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Realfagbygget, Allégt. 41
5007 BERGEN
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Postboks 7803
5007 BERGEN
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+47 55 58 34 50
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Books
  • Mosihuzzaman, Mohammed; Sydnes, Leiv Kristen. 2010. Herbal Products in Healthcare - Challenges and Potential. 28 pages. ISBN: 1-933699-51-5.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Kvernenes, Ole Heine. 2006. SYNTHESIS OF 2-CHLOROACROLEIN DIETHYL ACETAL (2-Chloroprop-2-enal, diethyl acetal) in ORGANIC SYNTHESES. John Wiley & Sons. 8 pages. ISBN: 0-470-05331-3.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Biselli, Scarlett; Gatermann, Robert; Kallenborn, Roland; Hühnerfuss, Heinrich. 2004. Biotic and Abiotic Transformation Pathways of Synthetic Muska. Springer. 338 pages. ISBN: 3-540-43706-1.
  • Reistad, Kjell; Sydnes, Leiv K.; Mangerud, Marit. 1998. Kjemi 3KJ Grunnbok. 218 pages.
  • Reistad, Kjell; Sydnes, Leiv K.; Mangerud, Marit. 1998. Kjemi 3KJ Lærehefte. 40 pages.
  • Reistad, Kjell; Sydnes, Leiv K.; Mangerud, Marit. 1998. Kjemi 3KJ Laboratoriebok med oppgaver. 232 pages.
  • Reistad, Kjell; Mangerud, Marit; Sydnes, Leiv K. 1997. Kjemi 2KJ Oppgaver og øvinger. 240 pages. ISBN: 82-05-23691-7.
  • Reistad, Kjell; Mangerud, Marit; Sydnes, Leiv K. 1997. Kjemi 2KJ Lærerhefte. 30 pages. ISBN: 82-05-23691-7.
  • Reistad, Kjell; Mangerud, Marit; Sydnes, Leiv K. 1997. Kjemi 2KJ Grunnbok. 240 pages. ISBN: 82-05-23691-7.
  • Suissa, Michael R.; Sydnes, Leiv K. 1997. Laboratoriearbeid i organisk kjemi; teori og praksis. Ny utgave. 97 pages.
  • Suissa, Michael R.; Sydnes, Leiv K. 1996. Laboratoriearbeid i organisk kjemi. Teori og praksis. 109 pages.
Journal articles
  • Erdenebileg, Uranbaatar; Høstmark, Inger; Polden, Karina; Sydnes, Leiv Kristen. 2014. Synthesis and reactivity of 4-amino-substituted furfurals. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 1213-1221. doi: 10.1021/jo4026308
  • Shang, Weidong; Terranova, Mariangela; Sydnes, Leiv Kristen; Bjørsvik, Hans-Rene. 2014. Multivariate optimization of a cyclopropanation, the key step in the synthesis of 3,3,4,4-tetraethoxybut-1-yne. Organic Process Research & Development. 18: 891-896. doi: 10.1021/op5001012
  • Brimble, Margaret A.; Black, David StC.; Hartshorn, Richard; Rauter, Amélia P.; Sha, Chin-Kang; Sydnes, Leiv Kristen. 2013. Rules for abbreviation of protecting groups (IUPAC Technical Report). Pure and Applied Chemistry. 85: 307-313. doi: 10.1351/PAC-REP-12-07-12
  • Harmsen, Rianne; Sivertsen, Annfrid; Michetti, Davide; Brandsdal, Bjørn Olav; Sydnes, Leiv K.; Haug, Bengt Erik. 2013. Synthesis and docking of novel piperidine renin inhibitors. Monatshefte für Chemie / Chemical Monthly. 144: 479-494. doi: 10.1007/s00706-012-0903-5
  • Holmelid, Bjarte; Sydnes, Leiv K. 2013. Reactions of epoxides with 3,3,4,4-tetraethoxybut-1-yne acetylide: selective formation of propargylic and homopropargylic alcohols. Synthesis (Stuttgart). 45: 2567-2570. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1339326
  • Leiren, Marit Kristin; Valdersnes, Stig; Sydnes, Leiv K. 2013. Selective transformations of a diprotected 2-oxobutanedia. Helvetica Chimica Acta. 96: 1841-1850. doi: 10.1002/hlca.201300099
  • Smallwood, Katie; Trapp, Ralf; Mathews, Robert; Schmidt, Beat; Sydnes, Leiv Kristen. 2013. Impact of scientific developments on the Chemical Weapons Convention (IUPAC Technical Report). Pure and Applied Chemistry. 85: 851-881. doi: 10.1351/PAC-REP-12-11-18
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2013. Update the Chemical Weapons Convention. Nature. 496: 25-26.
  • Sydnes, Leiv Kristen; Isanov, Rustem; Sengee, Myagmarsuren; Livi, Francesco. 2013. Regiospecific synthesis of tetra-substituted furans. Synthetic Communications. 43: 2898-2905. doi: 10.1080/00397911.2012.748076
  • Farooq, Tahir; Haug, Bengt Erik; Sydnes, Leiv Kristen; Törnroos, Karl Wilhelm. 2012. 1,3-Dipolar cycloaddition of benzyl azide to two highly functionalized alkynes. Monatshefte für Chemie / Chemical Monthly. 143: 505-512. doi: 10.1007/s00706-011-0691-3)
  • Farooq, Tahir; Sydnes, Leiv Kristen; Törnroos, Karl Wilhelm; Haug, Bengt Erik. 2012. Debenzylation of Functionalized 4-and 5-substituted 1,2,3-fTriazoles. Synthesis (Stuttgart). 44: 2070-2078. doi: 10.1055/s-0031-1291160
  • Harmsen, Rianne; Sivertsen, A; Michetti, Davide; Brandsdal, Bjørn Olav; Sydnes, Leiv Kristen; Haug, Bengt Erik. 2012. Synthesis and docking of 4-triazolyl substituted piperidine derivatives as novel renin inhibitors. Journal of Peptide Science. 18: S125-S125.
  • Valdersnes, Stig; Apeland, Ingrid; Flemmen, Guro; Sydnes, Leiv Kristen. 2012. Toward the Synthesis of Modified Carbohydrates by Conjugate Addition of Propane-1,3-dithiol to alpha,beta-Unsaturated Ketones. Helvetica Chimica Acta. 95: 2099-2122. doi: 10.1002/hlca.201200423
  • Harmsen, Rianne; Sydnes, Leiv Kristen; Törnroos, Karl Wilhelm; Haug, Bengt Erik. 2011. Synthesis of trans-4-Triazolyl-Substituted 3-Hydroxypiperidines. Synthesis (Stuttgart). 5. 749-754. doi: 10.1055/s-0030-1259569
  • Sengee, Myagmarsuren; Sydnes, Leiv Kristen. 2011. Specific conjugate addition to alpha,beta-acetylenic ketones. Pure and Applied Chemistry. 83: 587-596. doi: 10.1351/PAC-CON-10-10-24
  • Sengee, Myagmarsuren; Sydnes, Leiv Kristen. 2011. Michael Addition of Various Nitrogen and Oxygen Nucleophiles to 1,1-Diethoxybut-3-yn-2-one. Synthesis (Stuttgart). 23. 3899-3907. doi: 10.1055/s-0031-1289294
  • Sydnes, Leiv Kristen. 2010. Slik får vi de beste. Dagens næringsliv. 3. Published 2010-10-25.
  • Sydnes, Leiv Kristen. 2010. Noen refleksjoner etter en internasjonal kongress. Kjemi. 5. 9.
  • Sydnes, Leiv Kristen. 2010. Minneord over professor Gunnar Aksnes. Bergens Tidende. 4. Published 2010-02-05.
  • Sydnes, Leiv Kristen. 2010. Minneord – professor Gunnar Aksnes. Kjemi. 1. 8.
  • Sydnes, Leiv Kristen. 2010. CHEMRAWN: CHEMical Research Applied to World Needs. Chemistry International. 32: 12-13.
  • Sydnes, Leiv Kristen. 2010. Another Organic Synthesis Boost. Chemistry International. 32: 28-29.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Doan, Van Ha. 2009. Cyclobutanes and Cyclobutenes from Photochemical Cleavage of Some Bicyclo[3.2.0]heptan-2-ones. Australian journal of chemistry (Print). 62: 101-107. doi: 10.1071/CH08391
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Holmelid, Bjarte; Sengee, Myagmarsuren; Hanstein, Miriam. 2009. New regiospecific synthesis of tri- and tetra-substituted furans. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 74: 3430-3443. doi: 10.1021/jo9003986
  • Sydnes, Leiv; Alnes, Karl F.S.; Pettersen, Anita; Brinker, Udo H. 2009. Thermal ring opening of 1,1-dibromo and 1-bromo-2-chloromethylcyclopropanes: observation of a formal debromochlorination. Monatshefte für Chemie / Chemical Monthly. 140: 479-483. doi: 10.1007/s00706-008-0076-4
  • Valdersnes, Stig; Sydnes, Leiv K. 2009. Preparation of 2-Ethoxy-3-hydroxy-4-(perfluoroalkyl)tetrahydropyran Derivatives from Substituted 4- Ethoxybut-3-en-1-ols. European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 33: 5816-5831. doi: 10.1002/ejoc.200900687
  • Balali-Mood, Mahdi; Steyn, Pieter S.; Sydnes, Leiv K.; Trapp, Ralf. 2008. Impact of scientific developments on the chemical weapons convention (IUPAC technical report). Pure and Applied Chemistry. 80: 175-200. doi: 10.1351/pac200880010175
  • Faksness, Liv Guri; Brandvik, Per Johan; Sydnes, L.K. 2008. Composition of the water accommodated fractions as a function of exposure times and temperatures. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 56: 1746-1754. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2008.07.001
  • Holmelid, Bjarte; Kvernenes, Ole Heine; Hodne, Mari; Sydnes, Leiv K. 2008. Ring opening of some 1,1,2-trihalocyclopropanes with a polar substituent attached to C-2; evidence for regioselective attack directed by hydrogen bonding. ARKIVOC. Part 6. 26-41.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2008. Fem teser for et bedre universitet. Bergens Tidende. Del 2. 27. Published 2008-11-30.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2008. Noe er råttent ved Universitetet i Bergen. Bergens Tidende. Del 2. 27. Published 2008-12-24.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2008. Open Access og disputaspraksis. Forskerforum. 8. 38.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Femwick, Roger. 2008. Chairing Scientific Meetings. Chemistry in New Zealand. July. 104-107.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Holmelid, Bjarte; Kvernenes, Ole Heine; Valdersnes, Stig; Hodne, Mari; Boman, Kjartan. 2008. Stereospecific synthesis of allylic and homoallylic alcohols from functionalized propargylic alcohols. ARKIVOC. 14. 242-268.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2007. Kort ned ventetiden. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). 5. Published 2007-11-15.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2007. Tilgang på vitenskapelige tidsskrifter. Bergens Tidende. 11.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2007. Forskning og belønning. Forskerforum. 39: 37.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2007. Honorar og troverdighet. Bergens Tidende. 9. Published 2007-07-10.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2007. Forskningsfinansiering her til lands. Bergens Tidende. 14. Published 2007-05-26.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2007. IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists. Pure and Applied Chemistry. 79: 1.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2007. Regjeringens stipendiatsatsing. Bergens Tidende. 12. Published 2007-11-24.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2007. Why on earth be(come) an IUPAC member? Chemistry International. 29: 2-3.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2007. Faglig videreutvikling er nøkkelen. Bergens Tidende. 12. Published 2007-10-13.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; De Angelis, Francesco; Della Gatta, Guiseppe. 2007. Torino - Passion Lives Here. Chemistry International. 29: 2-3.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Elmi, Shire; Heggen, Per; Holmelid, Bjarte; Malthe-Sørensen, Dick. 2007. Conversion of azobenzenes into N,N'-diarylhydrazines by sodium dithionite. Synlett : Accounts and Rapid Communications in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. 11. 1695-1698. doi: 10.1055/s-2007-982565
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Holmelid, Bjarte; Kvernenes, Ole Heine; Sandberg, Marcel; Hodne, Mari; Bakstad, Erik. 2007. Synthesis and some chemical properties of 3,3,4,4-tetraethoxybut-1-yne. Tetrahedron. 63: 4144-4148. doi: 10.1016/j.tet.2007.02.098
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Pedersen, Gry Søvik; Holmelid, Bjarte; Sandberg, Marcel. 2007. Chemistry of acylals, part IV: BF3-catalyzed formation of substituted alpha,alpha '-bis(arylmethylidene)cycloalkanones from acylals and 1-cycloalkenyl trimethylsilyl ethers. Synthesis (Stuttgart). 23. 3692-3696. doi: 10.1055/s-2007-990881
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Valdersnes, Stig. 2007. Recent advances in the synthesis of carbohydrate analogs. Pure and Applied Chemistry. 79: 2137-2142. doi: 10.1351/pac200779122137
  • Alnes, Karl F. Strømsheim; Sydnes, Leiv K. 2006. Synthesis and trapping of some substituted 1-bromocyclopropenes. Monatshefte für Chemie / Chemical Monthly. 137: 483-500. doi: 10.1007/s00706-006-0441-0
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2006. Young European Chemists. Chemistry International. 28: 36-37.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2006. Chemistry - A Core Science with a Political Dimension. Chemistry International. 28: 2-3.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Fenwick, Roger. 2006. Chairing Scientific Symposia. Chemistry International. 28: 4-8.
  • Valdersnes, Stig; Kallenborn, Roland; Sydnes, Leiv K. 2006. Identification of several Tonalide (R) transformation products in the environment. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry. 86: 461-471. doi: 10.1080/03067310500410334
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2005. Chemistry: From a dubious science to a respected necessity in a decade? Abstract of Papers of the American Chemical Society. 229.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2005. Reflections at the End of a Presidency. Chemistry International. 27: 2-3.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Kvernenes, Ole Heine; Valdersnes, Stig. 2005. From 3,3,4,4-tetraethoxybutyne to carbohydrate mimics. Pure and Applied Chemistry. 77: 119-130.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2003. Kjemiske våpen i krig og fred. Bergens Tidende. Published 2003-04-29.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2003. Studenter og studiefrykt. Bergens Tidende. Published 2003-03-19.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2003. Nyskapning i praksis. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). Published 2003-05-09.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2003. Solaas blir cand mag. Studvest. 10.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2003. Et kritisk år for høyere utdanning. Bergens Tidende. Published 2003-01-13.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2003. Allenes fro Cyclopropanes and Their Use in Organic Synthesis - Recent Developments. Chemical Reviews. 103: 1133-1150.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2003. Nye studenter - ein ressurs for UiB. UiB-magasinet : nytt fra Universitetet i Bergen. 2. 27-27.
  • Aukrust, Audun; Grace, David; Sydnes, Leiv K.; Törnroos, Karl Wilhelm. 2002. The Structures of DPDP, CdDPDP and ZnDPDP as Studied by X-ray Diffraction and NMR. Journal of Molecular Structure. 641: 281-297.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2002. Bokstaver vil gi jobb. Studvest. 15. 22.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2002. Faktafeil om reformen. Studvest. 15. 22.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2002. Redaktørrykter om reformen. Studvest. 14. 14-14.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2002. Duell: Tall eller bokstav. Dagbladet. Published 2002-06-15.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2002. Hagtvet og utdanningsreformen. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). Published 2002-12-12.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2002. Kjemikalier og kjemisk krigføring. Kjemi. 6. 4-6.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2002. Book review: "Francis A. Carey and Richard J. Sundberg: Advanced Organic Chemistry". Chemistry International. 24: 28-29.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2002. Kvalitetsreformen hra utfordringer til alle. UiB-magasinet : nytt fra Universitetet i Bergen. 3. 15-1.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2002. IUPAC in a Changing World. Chemistry International. 24: 2.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2002. Næringslivet og utdanningssektoren - sektorer i uavhengig omstilling? Bergens Tidende. Published 2002-06-11.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2002. Kvalitet koster. Dagbladet. Published 2002-09-30.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2002. Kjemikalier og kjemisk krigføring. Bergens Tidende. Published 2002-07-02.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Sandberg, Marcel. 2002. Aldehyde Acylals - Valuable Compounds in Synthesis When Treated Properly. PINSA. 68A: 141-174.
  • Agasøster, Armelle, V.; Tungodden, Laila; Cejka, Daniel; Bakstad, Einar; Sydnes, Leiv K.; Holmsen, Holm A. 2001. Chorpromazine-induced increase in dipalmitoylphosphatidylserine surface area in monolayers at room temperature. Biochemical Pharmacology. 61: 817-825.
  • Aukrust, Audun; Engebretsen, Thoralf; Sydnes, Leiv K.; Sæthre, Leif J; Törnroos, Karl Wilhelm. 2001. Hydrates of Gadolinium Diethylenetriaminepentaacetic Acid Bis(methylamide) as Studied by X-ray Diffraction. Organic Process Research & Development. 5: 361-367.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2001. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, en organisasjon i gjennomgripende forandring. Kjemi. 5: 9-10.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2001. Prising av lærerkurs ved UiB. Bergens Tidende. Published 2001-06-28.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2001. Livskvalitet og kjemikalier. Bergens Tidende. Published 2001-05-11.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Pereira, P. F. F.; Sandberg, Marcel; Øvrebø, Hans Henrik. 2001. Reduction of Cyclopropanecarboxylic Acids by Borane, a Chemoselective Reaction Sensitive to Steric Interactions and Reaction Conditions. Journal Chemical Research. 464-474.
  • Varnier, A.; Tungodden, L. M.; Cejka, D.; Bakstad, Einar; Sydnes, Leiv K.; Holmsen, Holm. 2001. Marked Fluidization by Chlorpromazine of Dipalmitoylphosphatidylserine Monolayers at Room Temperature. Biochemical Pharmacology. 61: 817-825.
  • Sandberg, Marcel; Sydnes, Leiv K. 2000. The Chemistry of Acylals Part III. Cyanohydrin Esters from Acylals with Cyanide Reagents. Organic Letters. 2: 687-689.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2000. Hovedfagsstudiet og opplæring i forskning. Studvest. 10: 14.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2000. UiB, fjernlån og annet. Bergens Tidende. Published 2000-05-28.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2000. Satser regjeringen på forskning. Bergens Tidende. Published 2000-11-03.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2000. Formation of Acetylenes by Ring Opening of 1,1,2-Trihalcyclopropanes. Eur J Org Chem. 3511-3518.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2000. 15. organisk kjemisk vintermøte - en faglig oase- møteomtale. Kjemi. 1: 7.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2000. FECS har talt: Listen over 100 framtredende europeiske kjemikere klar. Kjemi. 3: 16.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 2000. FECS tar steg i riktig retning. Kjemi. 9: 23.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Quadbeck-Seeger, H.J.; Faust, R.; Knaus, G.; Siemeling, U. 2000. World Records in Chemistry. Kjemi. 1: 24.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Salvesen, Helge; Stray, Paul. 2000. Bibliotek i omstilling. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). Published 2000-05-02.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Skattebøl, Lars. 2000. Organisk kjemi - fortid og framtid. Kjemi Spesial. 31-34.
  • Bakstad, Einar; Olsen, A.S.; Sandberg, Marcel; Sydnes, L.K. 1999. Neighbouring-group Influence on the Ring Opening of 2-Aryloxymethyl-1,1,2-tribomocyclopropanes under Phase-transfer Conditions. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. 53: 465-- 472.
  • Sydnes, L.K. 1999. Universitetsutdanning: Bør den praktiske grunnutdanningen i kjemi legges om? Kjemi. 1: 8.
  • Sydnes, L.K. 1999. Noen tanker omkring et drømmebibliotek. Synopsis. 30: 80.
  • Sydnes, L.K. 1999. IB-ein bærebjelke ved UiB. På Høyden ( UiBs nettavis). 11: 2.
  • Sydnes, L.K. 1999. God start på et nytt år: Organisk vintermøte. Kjemi. 2: 5.
  • Sydnes, L.K.; Burkow, I.C.; Kvivesen, Mona; Sæthre, L.K. 1999. Methylphenanthrenecarboxaldehydes by Selective Cerium(IV) Oxidation of Dimethylphenanthrenes". Acta Chemica Scandinavica. 53: 301-304.
  • Sydnes, L.K.; Øvrebø, H.H.; Engebretsen, T. 1999. Photochemical Reduction of gem-Dihalocyclopropanes.III.Debromination of Some Compounds Containing Two 1,1-Dibromocyclopropane Moieties. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. 53: 417-424.
  • Bakstad, Einar; Sydnes, Leiv K. 1998. Regiospecific Ring Opening of some Methyl- and Phenylsubstituted 1,1,2-Trihalocyclopropanes to Acetylenic Acetals or Ketals by Variation of the Reaction conditions. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. 52: 1029-1033.
  • Sandberg, Marcel; Sydnes, Leiv K. 1998. The Chemistry of acylals. Part II. Formation of Nitriles by Treatment of Acylals with Trimethylsilyl Azide in The Presence of a Lewis Acid. Tetrahedron Letters. 39: 6361-6364.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 1998. Iwao Omae: Applications of Organometallic Compounds. Kjemi. 7: 26-26.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 1998. UIB og eksternt finansiert forskning. På Høyden ( UiBs nettavis). 4: 6-6.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 1998. Behandling av kreft med lys og luft, Skolelaboratorium i realfag. Programhefte for våten 1998. våren 9. 11-13.
  • Aukrust, A.; Raknes, A.; Sjøgren, C.; Sydnes, Leiv K. 1997. Polymorphism of gadolinium diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid bis (methylamide) (GdDTPA-BMA) and dysprosium diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid bis (methylamide) (DyDTPA-BMA). Acta Chemica Scandinavica. 51: 918-926.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 1997. M. Klessinger, J. Michl: Excited states and photochemistry of organic molecules. Bokomtale. Kjemi. 58: 13.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 1997. Opphavsrett til hovedoppgavene - en kommentar. Studvest. 4. 14.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Bakstad, Einar. 1997. A new and simple synthezis of cyclonon-2-ynone. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. 51: 1132-1133.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Hudlicky, T.; Cebulak, M. 1997. Årets organiske vintersamrøre vel i havn. Kjemi. 58: 8.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Hudlicky, T.; Cebulak, M. 1997. Carol E. Wayne, Richard P. Wayne: Photochemistry. Bokomtale. Kjemi. 58: 13.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Hudlicky, T.; Cebulak, M. 1997. Carol E. Wayne, Richard P. Wayne: Photochemistry. Bokomtale. På Høyden ( UiBs nettavis). 5. 6.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Sandberg, Marcel. 1997. The chemistry of acylals. 1. The reactivity of acylals towards Grignard and organolithium reagents. Tetrahedron. 53: 12679-12690.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Øvrebø, Hans Henrik. 1997. Photochemical reduction of gem-dihalocyclopropanes. 2. Proof of formation of a cyclopropyl radical during irridation of 1,1-dibromo-2-phenylcyclopropanes. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. 51: 889-891.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 1996. Forskning, ideer og nyskapning. På Høyden ( UiBs nettavis). 7. 6.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 1996. European Chemist - en ny fagtittel tilgjengelig for norske kjemikere. Kjemi. 2. 22.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 1996. Asbjørn Hordvik til minne. Kjemi. 1. 12.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Bakstad, Einar. 1996. Formation of acetylenic acetals by ring opening of 1,1,2-trihalocyclopropanes under phase-transfer conditions. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. 50: 446-453.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Bakstad, Einar. 1996. Preparation and subsequent reactions of halo- and alkoxyhalocyclopropanes. Advances in strain in organic chemistry. 5: 85-119.
  • Jørgensen, E.; Sydnes, Leiv K.; Isaksen, L. K. 1994. Oil Analysis with Respect to Various 2- and 3-Alkylated cis-Bicyclo@<3.3.0@>octanes. Org Geochem. 21: 453-464.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 1994. Guldberg-Waage medaljen til to NTH-professorer. Kjemi. 53: 4.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 1994. Mnemonikk - knapt et hjelpemdiddel i kjemiundervisningen. Kjemi. 53: 15.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Cartwright, H. M. 1994. Application of Artifical Intelligence in Chemistry. (Bokomtale). Kjemi. 53: 28.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Hudlicky, T.; Cebulak, M. 1994. Cyclitols and Their Derivatives. (Bokomtale). Kjemi. 53: 28.
  • Hemmingsen, Tor; Svendsen, Jon Sigurd; Sydnes, Leiv. 1988. Silver-ion Assisted Methanolysis of 2,2-Dibromo-1-methylcyclopropancarboxylic Acid and 2,2-Dibromo-1,3-dimethylcyclopropancarboxylic Acid. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. 42: 651-661.
  • Hemmingsen, Tor; Svendsen, Jon Sigurd; Sydnes, Leiv K. 1988. Silver-ion Assisted Methanolysis of 2,2-Dibromo-1-methylcyclopropancarboxylic Acid and 2,2-Dibromo-1,3-dimethylcyclopropancarboxylic Acid. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. 42: 651-661.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Hemmingsen, Tor. 1986. The Photochemical Decomposition of 9,10-Dimethyl-9,10-Dihydro-9,10-Epidioxyanthracene: A Reinvestigation. Journal Chemical Research. 66: 66-67.
  • Sydnes, Leiv; Hemmingsen, Tor. 1986. The Photochemical Decomposition of 9,10-Dimethyl-9,10-Dihydro-9,10-Epidioxyanthracene: A Reinvestigation. Journal Chemical Research. 66: 66-67.
  • Falk-Petersen, Inger-Britt; Kjørsvik, Elin; Lønning, S.; Naley, A.M.; Sydnes, L.K. 1985. Toxic effects of hydroxylated aromatic hydrocarbons on marine embryos. Sarsia. 70: 11-16.
  • Iversen, Berit; Sydnes, L K; Greibrokk, Tyge. 1985. Characterization of nitrobenzanthracenes and nitrodibenzanthracenes. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. B 39: 837-847.
  • Svendsen, John Sigurd; Sydnes, Leiv; Whist, Jon Elling. 1985. Absolute Configuration of 3-Hydroxyadipic Acid in Human Urine. Journal of Chromatography& Biomedical Applications. 337: 9-19.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Hemmingsen, J.H.; Skare, S.; Hansen, S.; Falk-Petersen, Inger-Britt; Lønning, S.; Østgaard, K. 1985. Seasonal variations in weathering and toxicity of crude oil on seawater under Arctic conditions. Environmental Science and Technology. 19: 1076-1081.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Hemmingsen, Tor. 1985. Seasonal Variations in Weathering and Toxicity of Crude Oil on Seawater under Arctic Conditions. Environmental Science and Technology. 19: 1076-1081.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K.; Hemmingsen, Tor. 1985. Silver Ion-Assisted Methanolysis of Some Functionalized Bromocyclopropane Derivatives. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. B39: 93-102.
  • Sydnes, Leiv; Hemmingsen, Tor. 1985. Silver Ion-Assisted Methanolysis of Some Functionalized Bromocyclopropane Derivatives. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. B39: 93-102.
  • Sydnes, Leiv; Hemmingsen, Tor. 1985. Seasonal Variations in Weathering and Toxicity of Crude Oil on Seawater under Arctic Conditions. Environmental Science and Technology. 19: 1076-1081.
  • Hagen, E. A.; Loennechen, T.; Sydnes, L K; Aasen, Arne Jørgen. 1984. Synthesis of Ac-Asp-Gly-Ser and Ac-Asp-Pro-Leu-Gly-NH2. International journal of peptide and protein research. 23: 642-649.
  • Johansen, E J; Sydnes, L K; Greibrokk, Tyge. 1984. Separation and characterization of mononitro derivatives of benzo(a)pyrene, benzo(e)pyrene and benzo(ghi)perylene. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. B 38: 309-314.
  • Loennechen, T.; Bergan, Tom; Sydnes, L K; Aasen, Arne Jørgen. 1984. Synthesis of D-Ala-D-Ala Analogues with Postulated Antibacterial Activity. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. B38: 647-655.
  • Marnela, K.-M.; Hagen, E. A.; Aasen, Arne Jørgen; Loennechen, T.; Sydnes, L K; Timonen, M.; Lähdesmäki, P. 1984. Mass Spectrometric Studies of some Synaptosomal and Synthetic Peptides. International Journal of Neuroscience. 25: 123-130.
  • Nordbotten, Astrid; Sydnes, L K; Greibrokk, Tyge. 1984. Preparation and characterization of dinitroperylenes. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. B 38: 701-706.
  • Svendsen, John Sigurd; Sydnes, Leiv; Whist, Jon Elling. 1984. Dicarboxylic Acid Metabolism in Man Studied by Combined Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry. Spectroscopy (Ottawa). 3: 380.
  • Sæthre, L.J.; Falk-Petersen, Inger-Britt; Sydnes, L.K.; Lønning, S.; Naley, A.M. 1984. Toxicity and reactivity of methyl naphthalenes. Aquatic Toxicology. 5: 291-306.
  • Falk-pettersen, Inger britt; Kjørsvik, Elin; Kleven, R; Lønning, Sunniva; Møller Naley, A; Stene, Anne; Sydnes, Leiv; Vader, Wim. 1983. Some field and laboratory data from an oil spill in northern Norway during April 1982. Astarte : journal of arctic biology. 12: 263-273.
  • Svendsen, H; Rønningsen, H P; Sydnes, L K; Greibrokk, Tyge. 1983. Separation and characterization of mononitro derivatives of phenanthrene, pyrene, chrysene, fluoranthene and triphenylene. Acta Chemica Scandinavica. B 37: 833-844.
Reports and theses
  • Bjørsvik, Hans-Rene; Sydnes, Leiv Kristen; Haug, Bengt Erik. 2010. IUPAC ICOS-18 Proceedings. Kjemisk institutt, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 114 pages.
  • Marnela, K.-M.; Hagen, E. A.; Loennechen, T.; Sydnes, L K; Aasen, Arne Jørgen; Lähdesmäki, P. 1986. Mass Spectrometric Analyses of Aspartyl-Taurine Peptides. Proceedings of the IV Meeting of Finnish Neurochemists, Turku, 1986. Research Institute of the Åbo Akademi Foundation. 2 pages.
Book sections
  • Gabrielsen, Geir Wing; Sydnes, L.K. 2009. Pollution in the Barents Sea. 19, pages 497-544. In:
    • Sakshaug, E.; Johnsen, Geir; Kovacs, Kit. 2009. Ecosystem Barents Sea. Tapir Akademisk Forlag. 587 pages. ISBN: 978-82-519-2461-0.
  • Gabrielsen, Geir Wing; Sydnes, Leiv K. 2009. Pollution in the Barents Sea. Kapittel 19, pages 497-544. In:
    • Sakshaug, Egil; Johnsen, Geir; Kovacs, Kit. 2009. Ecosystem Barents Sea. Tapir Akademisk Forlag. 587 pages. ISBN: 978-82-519-2461-0.
  • Sydnes, L.K. 1999. Etter- og videreutdanning i matematisk-naturvitenskapelige fag i Universitets- og Høgskolesektoren. 29. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 1999. Innstilling på 29 sider med 20 vedlegg Det nasjonale fakultetsmøte i realfag.
  • Stenstrøm, Yngve; Sydnes, Leif K. 1997. Cyclobutanes: Synthesis by transformation of other cyclobutanes. 368-434. In:
    • Meijere, Armin de. 1997. Methods of Organic Chemistry Vol. E 17e Carbocyclic Four-Membered Ring Compounds, Houben-Weyl. ISBN: 3-13-101654-X.
  • Stenstrøm, Yngve; Sydnes, Leif K.; Meijere, Armin de. 1997. Cyclobutanes: Synthesis by transformation of other cyclobutanes. 368-434. In:
    • 1997. Methods of Organic Chemistry Vol. E 17e Carbocyclic Four-Membered Ring Compounds, Houben-Weyl. 67 pages.
  • Stenstrøm, Yngve; Sydnes, Leiv K. 1997. @<Synthesis of cyclobutanes@> by transformation of other cyclobutanes. 368-434. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 1997. Carbocyclic three- and four-membered ring compounds. Method s of organic chemistry (Houben-Weyl).
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 1997. @<Synthesis of cyclobutenes@> by transformation of other cyclobutenes. 762-830. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 1997. Carbocyclic three- and four-membered ring compounds. Method s of organic chemistry (Houben-Weyl).
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 1996. Synthesis [of cyclopropanes] by functional group interconversions. 1701-1847. In:
    • Meijere, Armin de. 1996. Carbocyclic three- and four-membered ring compounds. Method s of organic chemistry (Houben-Wyl). ISBN: 3-13-798204-9.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 1996. Synthesis [of cyclopropanes] without cleavage of a cyclopropyl-carbon bond [by] substitution reactions. 1255-1431. In:
    • Meijere, Armin de. 1996. Carbocyclic three- and four-membered ring compounds. Method s of organic chemistry (Houben-Wyl). ISBN: 3-13-798204-9.
  • Sydnes, Leiv K. 1996. Synthesis [of cyclopropanes] by reaction of C-C double bond systems with arylcarbenes. 326-404. In:
    • Meijere, Armin de. 1996. Carbocyclic three- and four-membered ring compounds. Method s of organic chemistry (Houben-Wyl). ISBN: 3-13-218704-6.

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