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Bismuth Tribromide Catalyzed Oxidation of Alcohols with Aqueous Hydrogen Peroxide
M.-k. Han, S. Kim, S. T. Kim, J. C. Lee, Synlett, 2015, 26, 2434-2436.

Copper(I) Iodide Catalyzed Synthesis of Thiophosphates by Coupling of H-Phosphonates with Benzenethiols
B. Kaboudin, Y. Abedi, J.-Y. Kato, T. Yokomatsu, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 2323-2327.

Oxidation of Organotrifluoroborates via Oxone
G. A. Molander, L. N. Cavalcanti, J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 623-630.

Visible Light Mediated Reductive Cleavage of C-O Bonds Accessing α-Substituted Aryl Ketones
E. Speckmeier, C. Padié, K. Zeitler, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 4818-4821.

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective Carboalkoxylation of Alkynes
W. Zi, F. D. Toste, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 12600-12601.

Polystyrene-Supported Zinc Bromide-Ethylenediamine Complex as a Reusable and Highly Efficient Heterogeneous Catalyst for the Synthesis of α,β-Acetylenic Ketones
A. Keivanloo, M. Bakherad, B. Bahramian, M. Rahmani, S. A. N. Taheri, Synthesis, 2011, 325-329.

Confined Acid-Catalyzed Asymmetric Carbonyl-Ene Cyclization
L. Liu, M. Leutzsch, Y. Zheng, M. W. Alachraf, W. Thiel, B. List, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 13268-13271.

Highly Efficient Chemoselective Synthesis of Polysubstituted Pyrroles via Isocyanide-Based Multicomponent Domino Reaction
X. Wang, X.-P. Xu, S.-Y. Wang, W. Zhou, S.-J. Ji, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 4246-4249.

An Eco-Sustainable Erbium(III) Triflate Catalyzed Formation and Cleavage of tert-Butyl Ethers
N. Selander, J. R. Paasch, K. J. Szabó, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 17701-17703.

Palladium-Catalyzed Allylic C-OH Functionalization for Efficient Synthesis of Functionalized Allylsilanes
B. C. Kang, D. G. Nam, G.-S. Hwang, D.-H. Ryu, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 4810-4813.

Copper-Catalyzed P-Arylation via Direct Coupling of Diaryliodonium Salts with Phosphorus Nucleophiles at Room Temperature
J. Xu, P. Zhang, Y. Gao, Y. Chen, G. Tang, Y. Zhao, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 8176-8183.

An Extremely Active and General Catalyst for Suzuki Coupling Reaction of Unreactive Aryl Chlorides
D.-H. Lee, M.-J. Jin, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 252-255.

A Metal-Free Approach to Carboxylic Acids by Oxidation of Alkyl, Aryl, or Heteroaryl Alkyl Ketones or Arylalkynes
K. A. A. Kumar, V. Venkateswarlu, R. A. Vishwakarma, S. D. Sawant, Synthesis, 2015, 47, 3161-3168.

Direct Transformation of Amides into α-Amino Phosphonates via a Reductive Phosphination Process
Y. Gao, Z. Huang, R. Zhuang, J. Xu, P. Zhang, G. Tang, Y. Zhao, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 4214-4217.

A Convenient Synthesis of Amino Acid Arylamides Utilizing Methanesulfonyl Chloride and N-Methylimidazole
L. Mao, Z. Wang, Y. Li, X. Han, W. Zhou, Synlett, 2011, 129-133.

Gold-Catalyzed Proto- and Deuterodeboronation
G. Barker, S. Webster, D. G. Johnson, R. Curley, M. Andrews, P. C. Young, S. A. Macgregor, A.-L. Lee, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 9807-9816.

Base-Promoted, Mild and Highly Efficient Conversion of Arylboronic Acids into Phenols with tert-Butyl Hydroperoxide
S. Guo, L. Lu, H. Cai, Synlett, 2013, 24, 1712-1714.

Gold-Catalyzed Regioselective Hydration of Propargyl Acetates Assisted by a Neighboring Carbonyl Group: Access to α-Acyloxy Methyl Ketones and Synthesis of (±)-Actinopolymorphol B
N. Ghosh, S. Nayak, A. K. Sahoo, J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 500-511.

Alkynylation of Tertiary Cycloalkanols via Radical C-C Bond Cleavage: A Route to Distal Alkynylated Ketones
S. Wang, L.-N. Guo, H. Wang, X.-H. Duan, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 4798-4801.

Palladium-Catalyzed Reaction of Arylboronic Acids with Aliphatic Nitriles: Synthesis of Alkyl Aryl Ketones and 2-Arylbenzofurans
X. Wang, X. Wang, M. Liu, J. Ding, J. Chen, H. Wu, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 2241-2244.

A Highly Diastereo- and Enantioselective Copper(I)-Catalyzed Henry Reaction Using a Bis(sulfonamide)-Diamine Ligand
W. Jin, X. Li, B. Wan, J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 484-491.

Rapid, Regioconvergent, Solvent-Free Alkene Hydrosilylation with a Cobalt Catalyst
C. Chen, M. B. Hecht, A. Kavara, W. W. Brennessel, B. Q. Mercado, D. J. Weix, P. L. Holland, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 13244-13247.

A Pd(0)-Catalyzed Direct Dehydrative Coupling of Terminal Alkynes with Allylic Alcohols To Access 1,4-Enynes
Y.-X. Li, Q.-Q. Xuan, L. Liu, D. Wang, Y.-J. Chen, C.-J. Li, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 12536-12539.

A Novel Approach to 1-Monosubstituted 1,2,3-Triazoles by a Click Cycloaddition/Decarboxylation Process
M. Xu, C. Kuang, Z. Wang, Q. Yang, Y. Jiang, Synthesis, 2011, 223-228.

Highly Regioselective Iodination of Arenes via Iron(III)-Catalyzed Activation of N-Iodosuccinimide
D. T. Racys, C. E. Warrilow, S. L. Pimlott, A. Sutherland, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 4782-4785.

Gold-Mediated Synthesis and Functionalization of Chiral Halopyridones
K. H. Nguyen, S. Tomasi, M. Le Roch, L. Toupet, J. Renault, P. Uriac, N. Gouault, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 7809-7815.

Cross Metathesis of N-Allylamines and α,β-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds: A One-Pot Synthesis of Substituted Pyrroles
S. Shafi, M. Kędziorek, K. Grela, Synlett, 2011, 124-128.

A Bicyclic N-Heterocyclic Carbene as a Bulky but Accessible Ligand: Application to the Copper-Catalyzed Borylations of Aryl Halides
S. Ando, H. Matsunaga, T. Ishizuka, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 9671-9681.

Rh(III)-Catalyzed Synthesis of Multisubstituted Isoquinoline and Pyridine N-Oxides from Oximes and Diazo Compounds
Z. Shi, D. C. Koester, M. Boultadakis-Arapinis, F. Glorius, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 12204-12205.

Copper-Catalyzed Hydroxylation of Aryl Halides with Tetrabutylammonium Hydroxide: Synthesis of Substituted Phenols and Alkyl Aryl Ethers
R. Paul, M. A. Ali, T. Punniyamurthy, Synthesis, 2010, 4268-4272.