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Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Cyclic Sulfamides from Conjugated Dienes
R. G. Cornwall, B. Zhao, Y. Shi, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 796-799.

An Organocatalytic Asymmetric Nazarov Cyclization
A. K. Basak, N. Shimada, W. F. Bow, D. A. Vicic, M. A. Tius, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 8266-8267.

Oppenauer Oxidation of Secondary Alcohols with 1,1,1-Trifluoroacetone as Hydride Acceptor
R. Mello, J. Martínze-Ferrer, G. Asensio, M. E. González-Núñez, J. Org. Chem., 2007, 72, 9376-9378.

Hydrogen-Free Alkene Reduction in Continuous Flow
A. S. Kleinke, T. F. Jamison, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 710-713.

Access to 2,5-Diamidopyrroles and 2,5-Diamidofurans by Au(I)-Catalyzed Double Hydroamination or Hydration of 1,3-Diynes
S. Kramer, J. L. H. Madsen, M. Rottländer, T. Skrydstrup, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 2758-2761.

Widely Useful DMAP-Catalyzed Esterification under Auxiliary Base- and Solvent-Free Conditions
A. Sakakura, K. Kawajiri, T. Ohkubo, Y. Kosugi, K. Ishihara, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 14775-14779.

Cycloaromatization Approach to Polysubstituted Indolizines from 2-Acetylpyrroles: Decoration of the Pyridine Unit
J. H. Lee, I. Kim, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 1283-1288.

Microwave-Assisted Neat Procedure for the Petasis Reaction
P. Nun, J. Martinez, F. Lamaty, Synthesis, 2010, 2063-2068.

Functionalization of Cysteine Derivatives by Unsymmetrical Disulfide Bond Formation
M. Szymelfejnik, S. Demkowicz, J. Rachon, D. Witt, Synthesis, 2007, 3528-3534.

Iodide as an Activating Agent for Acid Chlorides in Acylation Reactions
R. J. Wakeham, J. E. Taylor, S. D. Bull, J. A. Morris, J. M. J. Williams, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 702-705.

A Tandem Catalytic Approach to Methyleneindenes: Mechanistic Insights into gem-Dibromoolefin Reactivity
C. S. Bryan, M. Lautens, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 2754-2757.

Iron-Catalyzed Highly Regio- and Stereoselective Conjugate Addition of 2,3-Allenoates with Grignard Reagents
Z. Lu, G. Chai, S. Ma, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 14546-14547.

Synthesis of Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines: "Water-Mediated" Hydroamination and Silver-Catalyzed Aminooxygenation
D. C. Mohan, S. N. Rao, S. Adimurthy, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 1266-1272.

Synthesis of 1,3-Dialkyl-1,2,3-triazolium Ionic Liquids and Their Applications to the Baylis-Hillman Reaction
Y. Jeong, J.-S. Ryu, J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 4183-4191.

Nickel-Catalyzed β-Boration of α,β-Unsaturated Esters and Amides with Bis(pinacolato)diboron
K. Hirano, H. Yorimitsu, K. Oshima, Org. Lett., 2007, 9, 5031-5033.

Pd-Catalyzed P-C Cross-Coupling Reactions for Versatile Triarylphosphine Synthesis
M. Hayashi, T. Matsuura, I. Tanaka, H. Ohta, Y. Watanabe, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 628-631.

Vicinal Functionalization of Propiolate Esters via Catalytic Carbocupration: Stereoselective Formation of Substituted Vinyl Silanes
A. J. Mueller Hendrix, M. P. Jennings, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 2750-2753.

A Simple and Efficient Procedure of Low Valent Iron- or Copper-Mediated Reformatsky Reaction of Aldehydes
A. Chattopadhyay, A. Kr. Dubey, J. Org. Chem., 2007, 72, 9357-9359.

CuI-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of N-Tosylhydrazones with Terminal Alkynes: Synthesis of 1,3-Disubstituted Allenes
M. L. Hossain, F. Ye, Y. Zhang, J. Wang, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 1236-1241.

Iridium/Chiral Diene-Catalyzed Asymmetric 1,6-Addition of Arylboroxines to α,β,γ,δ-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds
T. Nishimura, Y. Yashuhara, T. Sawano, T. Hayashi, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 7872-7873.

Ceric Ammonium Nitrate Catalyzed Oxidation of Sulfides to Sulfoxides
M. H. Ali, D. Kriedelbaugh, T. Wencewicz, Synthesis, 2007, 3507-3511.

Oxidative C-C Bond Cleavage of Aldehydes via Visible-Light Photoredox Catalysis
H. Sun, C. Yang, F. Gao, Z. Li, W. Xia, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 624-627.

Ligand-Controlled Selectivity in the Desymmetrization of meso Cyclopenten-1,4-diols via Rhodium(I)-Catalyzed Addition of Arylboronic Acids
F. Menard, D. Perez, D. S. Roman, T. M. Chapman, M. Lautens, J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 4056-4068.

Use of Polyanions for Alkylation of Hydrazine Derivatives
A. Bredihhin, U. Mäeorg, Org. Lett., 2007, 9, 4975-4977.

Direct Access to Acylated Azobenzenes via Pd-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization and Further Transformation into an Indazole Backbone
H. Li, P. Li, L. Wang, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 620-623.

CuH-Catalyzed Enantioselective 1,2-Reductions of α,β-Unsaturated Ketones
R. Moser, Ž. V. Bošković, C. S. Crowe, B. H. Lipshutz, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 7852-7853.

Pd(quinoline-8-carboxylate)2 as a Low-Priced, Phosphine-Free Catalyst for Heck and Suzuki Reactions
X. Cui, J. Li, Z.-P. Zhang, Y. Fu, L. Liu, Q.-X. Guo, J. Org. Chem., 2007, 72, 9342-9345.

Mild Double Allylboration Reactions of Nitriles and Acid Anhydrides Using Potassium Allyltrifluoroborate
T. R. Ramadhar, J. Bansagi, R. A. Batey, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 1216-1221.

Oxidation of Alkynes in Aqueous Media Catalyzed by Diphenyl Diselenide
S. Santoro, B. Battistelli, B. Gjoka, C.-w. S. Si, L. Testaferri, M. Tiecco, C. Santi, Synlett, 2010, 1402-1406.

Preparation of Mono-, Di-, and Trisubstituted Ureas by Carbonylation of Aliphatic Amines with S,S-Dimethyl Dithiocarbonate
E. Artuso, I. Degani, R. Fochi, C. Magistris, Synthesis, 2007, 3497-3506.