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A Simple and Efficient Synthesis of 3,4,5-Trisubstituted/N-Fused 1,2,4-Triazoles via Ceric Ammonium Nitrate Catalyzed Oxidative Cyclization of Amidrazones with Aldehydes Using Polyethylene Glycol as a Recyclable Reaction Medium
M. Nakka, R. Tadikonda, S. Rayavarapu, P. Sarakula, S. Vidavalur, Synthesis, 2015, 47, 517-525.

Functionalized Carbodiimide Mediated Synthesis of 2,3-Disubstituted Quinazolin-4(3H)-ones via the Tandem Strategy of C-Nucleophilic Addition and Intramolecular NH-Substitution Cyclization
H. Nakano, N. Kutsumura, T. Saito, Synthesis, 2012, 44, 3179-3184.

K-10-Catalyzed Highly Diastereoselective Synthesis of Aziridines
D. Borkin, A. Carlson, B. Török, Synlett, 2010, 745-748.

Rhodium-Catalyzed C-H Activation of Phenacyl Ammonium Salts Assisted by an Oxidizing C-N Bond: A Combination of Experimental and Theoretical Studies
S. Yu, S. Liu, Y. Lan, B. Wan, X. Li, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 1623-1631.

Regioselective Cross-Coupling of Allylboronic Acid Pinacol Ester Derivatives with Aryl Halides via Pd-PEPPSI-IPent
J. L. Farmer, H. N. Hunter, M. G. Organ, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 17470-17473.

Palladium-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Cross-Coupling Reactions of Terminal Alkynes with Alkylzinc Reagents
M. Chen, X. Zheng, W. Li, J. He, A. Lei, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 4101-4103.

I2- or NBS-Catalyzed Highly Efficient α-Hydroxylation of Ketones with Dimethyl Sulfoxide
Y.-F. Liang, K. Wu, S. Song, X. Li, X. Huang, N. Jiao, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 876-879.

Pd-Catalyzed Cascade Reaction for the Synthesis of 2-Substituted Indoles
J. Jadhav, V. Gaikwad, R. Kurane, R. Salunkhe, G. Rahsinkar, Synlett, 2012, 23, 2511-2515.

Palladium-Catalyzed Allylic Acyloxylation of Terminal Alkenes in the Presence of a Base
E. Thiery, C. Aouf, J. Belloy, D. Harakat, J. Le Bras, J. Muzart, J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 1771-1774.

Copper-Catalyzed Hydroalkylation of Terminal Alkynes
M. R. Uehling, A. M. Suess, G. Lalic, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 1424-1427.

One-Pot Oxidation/Isomerization of Z-Allylic Alcohols with Oxygen as Stoichiometric Oxidant
D. Könning, W. Hiller, M. Christmann, Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 5258-5261.

An Efficient, One-Pot, Multicomponent Synthesis of β-Acetamido Carbonyl Compounds Using Cyanuric Chloride in an Aqueous Medium
B. Das, M. Srilatha, B. Veeranjaneyulu, B. R. Rao, Synthesis, 2010, 803-806.

nBu3P-Catalyzed Desulfonylative [3 + 2] Cycloadditions of Allylic Carbonates with Arylazosulfones to Pyrazole Derivatives
Q. Zhang, L.-G. Meng, K. Wang, L. Wang, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 872-875.

Regioselective Reductive Hydration of Alkynes To Form Branched or Linear Alcohols
L. Li, S. B. Herzon, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 17376-17378.

Advantageous Use of tBu2P-N=P(iBuNCH2CH2)3N in the Hiyama Coupling of Aryl Bromides and Chlorides
S. M. Raders, J. V. Kingston, J. G. Verkade, J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 1744-1747.

Nickel-NHC-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of 2-Methylsulfanylbenzofurans with Alkyl Grignard Reagents
A. Baralle, S. Otsuka, V. Guérin, K. Murakami, H. Yorimitsu, A. Osuka, Synlett, 2015, 26, 327-330.

Heck Reaction of Baylis-Hillman Adducts with Iodobenzenes Using a Catalytic Amount of Pd/C under Solvent-Free Conditions
H.-S. Kim, S.-J. Lee, B. Choi, C. M. Yoon, Synthesis, 2012, 44, 3161-3164.

A Highly Efficient Palladium/Copper Cocatalytic System for Direct Arylation of Heteroarenes: An Unexpected Effect of Cu(Xantphos)I
J. Huang, J. Chan, Y. Chen, C. J. Borths, K. D. Baucom, R. D. Larsen, M. M. Faul, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 3674-3675.

A Synthetic Approach to N-Aryl Carbamates via Copper-Catalyzed Chan-Lam Coupling at Room Temperature
S.-Y. Moon, U. Bin Kim, D.-B. Sung, W.-S. Kim, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 1856-1865.

N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Palladium(II)-1-Methylimidazole Complex Catalyzed Amination between Aryl Chlorides and Amides
W.-X. Chen, L-X. Shao, J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 9236-9239.

Iridium-Catalyzed (Z)-Trialkylsilylation of Terminal Olefins
B. Lu, J. R. Falck, J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 1701-1705.

The Divergent Synthesis of Nitrogen Heterocycles by Rhodium(I)-Catalyzed Intermolecular Cycloadditions of Vinyl Aziridines and Alkynes
J.-J. Feng, T.-Y. Lin, C.-Z. Zhu, H. Wang, H.-H. Wu, J. Zhang, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 2178-2181.

Synthesis of Biaryl Derivatives via a Magnetic Pd-NPs-Catalyzed One-Pot Diazotization-Cross-Coupling Reaction
Y. Zong, J. Hu, P. Sun, X. Jiang, Synlett, 2012, 23, 2393-2396.

Asymmetric Hydrovinylation of Unactivated Linear 1,3-Dienes
R. K. Sharma, T. V. RajanBabu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 3295-3297.

POCl3-Mediated Reaction of 1-Acyl-1-carbamoyl Oximes: A New Entry to Cyanoformamides
J. Yang, D. Xiang, R. Zhang, Y. Liang, D. Dong, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 809-811.

Enantioselective Baeyer-Villiger Oxidation: Desymmetrization of Meso Cyclic Ketones and Kinetic Resolution of Racemic 2-Arylcyclohexanones
L. Zhou, X. H. Liu, J. Ji, Y. H. Zhang, X. L. Hu, L. L. Lin, X. M. Feng, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 17023-17026.

Iron(III)-Catalyzed Four-Component Coupling Reaction of 1,3-Dicarbonyl Compounds, Amines, Aldehydes, and Nitroalkanes: A Simple and Direct Synthesis of Functionalized Pyrroles
S. Maiti, S. Biswas, U. Jana, J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 1674-1683.

Applications of α-Phosphonovinyl Tosylates in the Synthesis of α-Arylethenylphosphonates via Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling Reactions
Y. Fang, L. Zhang, J. Li, X. Jin, M. Yuan, R. Li, R. Wu, J. Fang, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 798-801.

Copper-Catalyzed Amination of Silyl Ketene Acetals with N-Chloroamines
T. Miura, M. Morimoto, M. Murakami, Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 5214-5217.

Wittig Olefination between Phosphine, Aldehyde, and Allylic Carbonate: A General Method for Stereoselective Synthesis of Trisubstituted 1,3-Dienes with Highly Variable Substituents
R. Zhou, C. Wang, H. Song, Z. He, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 976-979.