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Base-Free Direct Synthesis of Alkynylphosphonates from Alkynes and H-Phosphonates Catalyzed by Cu2O
Y. Moglie, E. Mascaró, V. Gutierrez, F. Alonso, G. Radivoy, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 1813-1818.

4-(N,N-Dimethylamino)pyridine Hydrochloride as a Recyclable Catalyst for Acylation of Inert Alcohols: Substrate Scope and Reaction Mechanism
Z. Liu, Y. Liu, Q. Wang, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 236-239.

Chemoselective Suzuki Coupling of Diborylmethane for Facile Synthesis of Benzylboronates
K. Endo, T. Ohkubo, T. Shibata, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 3368-3371.

Aerobic Copper-Promoted Radical-Type Cleavage of Coordinated Cyanide Anion: Nitrogen Transfer to Aldehydes To Form Nitriles
Q. Wu, Y. Luo, A. Lei, J. You, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 2885-2888.

Straightforward Assembly of Benzoxepines by Means of a Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization of o-Vinylphenols
A. Seoane, N. Casanova, N. Quiñones, J. L. Mascareñas, M. Gulías, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 650-652.

Synthesis of 3-Substituted Indazoles from Arynes and N-Tosylhydrazones
P. Li, J. Zhao, C. Wu, R. C. Larock, F. Shi, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 3340-3343.

Thioetherification via Photoredox/Nickel Dual Catalysis
M. Jouffroy, C. B. Kelly, G. A. Molander, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 876-879.

One-Pot Synthesis of Cyclic Carbonates from Aldehydes, Sulfur Ylide, and CO2
R. D. Aher, B. S. Kumar, A. Sudalai, Synlett, 2014, 25, 97-101.

Atom-Economical Chemoselective Synthesis of 1,4-Diynes and Polysubstituted Furans/Pyrroles from Propargyl Alcohols and Terminal Alkynes
T. Wang, X.-l. Chen, L. Chen, Z.-p. Zhan, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 3324-3327.

Palladium-Catalyzed Synthesis of α-Iminonitriles from Aryl Halides via Isocyanide Double Insertion Reaction
Z.-B. Chen, Y. Zhang, Q. Yuan, F.-L. Zhang, Y.-M. Zhu, J.-K. Shen, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 1610-1616.

Ethyl Glyoxylate N-Tosylhydrazone as Sulfonyl-Transfer Reagent in Base-Catalyzed Sulfa-Michael Reactions
M. Fernández, U. Uria, L. Orbe, J. L. Vicario, E. Reyes, L. Carrillo, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 230-239.

Catalytic Asymmetric C-H Insertions of Rhodium(II) Azavinyl Carbenes
S. Chuprakov, J. A. Malik, M. Zibinsky, V. V. Fokin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 10352-10355.

Aryl Nitriles from Alkynes Using tert-Butyl Nitrite: Metal-Free Approach to C≡C Bond Cleavage
U. Dutta, D. W. Lupton, D. Maiti, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 860-863.

Highly Efficient and Versatile Synthesis of Lactams and N-Heterocycles via Al(OTf)3-Catalyzed Cascade Cyclization and Ionic Hydrogenation Reactions
J. Qi, C. Sun, Y. Tian, X. Wang, G. Li, Q. Xiao, D. Yin, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 190-192.

Selective Reduction of Nitroarenes by a Hantzsch 1,4-Dihydropyridine: A Facile and Efficient Approach to Substituted Quinolines
R.-G. Xing, Y.-N. Li, Q. Liu, Y.-F. Han, X. Wei, J. Li, B. Zhou, Synthesis, 2011, 2066-2072.

Metal-Free Assembly of Polysubstituted Pyridines from Oximes and Acroleins
H. Huang, J. Cai, L. Tang, Z. Wang, F. Li, G.-J. Deng, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 1499-1505.

Asymmetric Intermolecular Heck Reaction of Aryl Halides
C. Wu, J. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 650-652.

Copper-Mediated Synthesis of Substituted 2-Aryl-N-benzylbenzimidazoles and 2-Arylbenzoxazoles via C-H Functionalization/C-N/C-O Bond Formation
M. M. Guru, M. A. Ali, T. Punniyamurthy, J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 5295-5308.

Direct Transformation of Ethylarenes into Primary Aromatic Amides with N-Bromosuccinimide and I2-Aqueous NH3
S. Shimokawa, Y. Kawagoe, K. Moriyama, H. Togo, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 784-787.

A Palladium-Catalyzed Regioselective Hydroesterification of Alkenylphenols to Lactones with Phenyl Formate as CO Source
H. Wang, B. Dong, Y. Wang, J. Li, Y. Shi, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 186-189.

Operationally Simple and Highly (E)-Styrenyl-Selective Heck Reactions of Electronically Nonbiased Olefins
E. W. Werner, M. S. Sigman, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 9692-9695.

Copper-Catalyzed Negishi Coupling of Diarylzinc Reagents with Aryl Iodides
S. Thapa, A. S. Vangala, R. Giri, Synthesis, 2016, 48, 504-511.

Synthesis of N-Sulfonylamidines by Catalyst-Free Hydroamination of Ynamides and Amines
Y. Kong, L. Yu, J. Cao, Synthesis, 2014, 46, 183-188.

An Effective Nitrilimine Cycloaddition for the Synthesis of 1,3,5-Trisubstituted 1,2,4-Triazoles from Oximes with Hydrazonoyl Hydrochlorides
L.-Y. Wang, W.-C. Tseng, H.-Y. Lin, F. F. Wong, Synlett, 2011, 1467-1471.

Engaging Alkenyl Halides with Alkylsilicates via Photoredox Dual Catalysis
N. R. Patel, C. B. Kelly, M. Jouffroy, G. A. Molander, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 764-767.

DABSO-Based, Three-Component, One-Pot Sulfone Synthesis
A. S. Deeming, C. J. Russell, A. J. Henessy, M. C. Willis, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 150-153.

Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Diarylureas via Pd-Catalyzed C-N Cross-Coupling Reactions
S. Breitler, N. J. Oldenhuis, B. P. Fors, S. L. Buchwald, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 3262-3265.

A General Route to β-Substituted Pyrroles by Transition-Metal Catalysis
A. Bunrit, S. Sawadjoon, S. Tšupova, P. J. R. Sjöberg, J. S. M. Samec, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 1450-1460.

One-Pot Regiospecific Synthesis of Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines: A Novel, Metal-Free, Three-Component Reaction for the Formation of C-N, C-O, and C-S Bonds
H. Cao, X. Liu, L. Zhao, J. Cen, J. Lin, Q. Zhu, M. Fu, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 146-149.

A Novel Recyclable Organocatalytic System for the Highly Asymmetric Michael Addition of Aldehydes to Nitroolefins in Water
D. Sarkar, R. Bhattarai, A. D. Headley, B. Ni, Synthesis, 2011, 1993-1997.