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Nickel-Catalyzed Borylation of Aryl- and Benzyltrimethylammonium Salts via C-N Bond Cleavage
J. Hu, H. Sun, W. Cai, X. Pu, Y. Zhang, Z. Shi, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 14-24.

One-Pot Synthesis of Quinazolinones from Anthranilamides and Aldehydes via p-Toluenesulfonic Acid Catalyzed Cyclocondensation and Phenyliodine Diacetate Mediated Oxidative Dehydrogenation
R. Cheng, T. Guo, D. Zhang-Negrerie, Y. Du, K. Zhao, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 2998-3006.

Iron(II) Triflate as a Catalyst for the Synthesis of Indoles by Intramolecular C-H Amination
J. Bonnamour, C. Bolm, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 2012-2014.

Production of Valuable Esters from Oleic Acid with a Porous Polymeric Acid Catalyst without Water Removal
Y.-H. Kim, J. Han, B. Y. Jung, H. Baek, Y. M. A. Yamada, Y. Uozumi, Y.-S. Lee, Synlett, 2016, 27, 29-32.

Catalytic Intermolecular Haloamidation of Simple Alkenes with N-Halophthalimide as Both Nitrogen and Halogen Source
L. Song, S. Luo, J.-P. Cheng, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 5702-5705.

Highly Efficient Synthesis of Multisubstituted 2-Acyl Furans via PIFA/I2-Mediated Oxidative Cycloisomerization of cis-2-En-4-yn-1-ols
X. Du, H. Chen, Y. Chen, J. Chen, Y. Liu, Synlett, 2011, 1010-1014.

1,3-Dienones and 2H-Pyran-2-ones from Soft α-Vinyl Enolization of β-Chlorovinyl Ketones: Defined Roles of Brönsted and Lewis Base
H. Y. Kim, K. Oh, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 6254-6257.

Copper-Catalyzed gem-Difluoroolefination of Diazo Compounds with TMSCF3 via C-F Bond Cleavage
M. Hu, Z. He, B. Gao, L. Li, C. Ni, J. Hu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 17302-17305.

Tandem Catalysis: From Alkynoic Acids and Aryl Iodides to 1,2,3-Triazoles in One Pot
A. Kolarovič, M. Schnürch, M. D. Mihovilovic, J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 2613-2618.

Pd-Catalyzed Asymmetric Decarboxylative Cycloaddition of Vinylethylene Carbonates with Imines
L. Yang, A. Khan, R. Zhen, L. Y. Jin, Y. J. Zhang, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 6230-6233.

Unexpected Copper-Catalyzed Cascade Synthesis of Quinazoline Derivatives
Z. Chen, J. Chen, M. Liu, J. Ding, W. Gao, X. Huang, H. Wu, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 11342-11348.

Synthesis of Substituted Acetylenic Epoxides Followed by Indium-Catalyzed Rearrangement to 2,3,5-Trisubstituted Furans
J. Y. Kang, B. T. Connell, J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 2379-2383.

2-Hydroxylation of 1,3-Diketones with Atmospheric Oxygen
Z. Li, T. Li, J. Li, L. He, X. Jia, J. Yang, Synlett, 2015, 26, 2863-2865.

Asymmetric Oxidation Catalysis by a Porphyrin-Inspired Manganese Complex: Highly Enantioselective Sulfoxidation with a Wide Substrate Scope
W. Dai, J. Li, B. Chen, G. Li, Y. Lv, L. Wang, S. Gao, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 5658-5661.

Cyclopropane-Aldehyde Annulations at Quaternary Donor Sites: Stereoselective Access to Highly Substituted Tetrahydrofurans
A. G. Smith, M. C. Slade, J. S. Johnson, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 1996-1999.

Synthesis of 4-Ynamides and Cyclization by the Vilsmeier Reagent to Dihydrofuran-2(3H)-ones
J. Zheng, J.-H. Lin, L.-Y. Yu, Y. Wei, X. Zheng, J.-C. Xiao, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 6126-6129.

Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Coupling of Aromatic Primary Amines and Alkenes under Molecular Oxygen: Stereoselective Assembly of (Z)-Enamines
X. Ji, H. Huang, W. Wu, X. Li, H. Jiang, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 11155-11162.

Cu(I)-Catalyzed Domino Reactions: Efficient and Selective Synthesis of 4H-Chromenes and Naphthalenes
C. C. Malakar, D. Schmidt, J. Conrad, U. Beifuss, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 1972-1975.

Ambient-Temperature Newman-Kwart Rearrangement Mediated by Organic Photoredox Catalysis
A. J. Perkowski, C. L. Cruz, D. A. Nicewicz, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 15684-15687.

Visible-Light-Mediated Nucleophilic Addition of an α-Aminoalkyl Radical to Isocyanate or Isothiocyanate
H. Zhou, P. Lu, X. Gu, P. Li, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 5646-4649.

Atom-Economical Synthesis of 2-Aminoimidazoles via [3+2] Annulation Catalyzed by Titanacarborane Monoamide
Y. Wang, H. Shen, Z. Xie, Synlett, 2011, 969-973.

Cross-Coupling between Difluorocarbene and Carbene-Derived Intermediates Generated from Diazocompounds for the Synthesis of gem-Difluoroolefins
J. Zheng, J.-H. Lin, L.-Y. Yu, Y. Wei, X. Zheng, J.-C. Xiao, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 6126-6129.

Trifluoromethylation of Aryl and Heteroaryl Halides with Fluoroform-Derived CuCF3: Scope, Limitations, and Mechanistic Features
A. Lishchynskyi, M. A. Novikov, E. Martin, E. C. Escudero-Adán, P. Novák, V. V. Grushin, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 11126-11146.

[CuBr(PPh3)3] for Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition Reactions under Strict Click Conditions
S. Lal, S. Díez-González, J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 2367-2373.

A Synthetic Route to 2-Alkyl Indoles via Thiophenol-Mediated Ring-Opening of N-Tosylaziridines Followed by Copper Powder-Mediated C-N Cyclization/Aromatization
M. Sayyad, Y. Nanaji, M. K. Ghorai, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 12659-12667.

Copper-Catalyzed Selective Single Arylsulfanylation of Aryl Diiodides with Aryl Thiols
Y. Liu, H. Wang, X. Cao, Z. Fang, J.-P. Wan, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 2977-2982.

Highly Chemoselective Esterification Reactions and Boc/THP/TBDMS Discriminating Deprotections under Samarium(III) Catalysis
P. Gopinath, S. Nilaya, K. M. Muraleedharan, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 1932-1935.

Synthesis of Functionalized 1H-Isochromene Derivatives via a Au-Catalyzed Domino Cycloisomerization/Reduction Approach
E. Tomás-Mendivil, J. Starck, J.-C. Ortuno, V. Michelet, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 6126-6129.

A Highly Efficient and Enantioselective Intramolecular Cannizzaro Reaction under TOX/Cu(II) Catalysis
P. Wang, W.-J. Tao, X.-L. Sun, S. Liao, Y. Tang, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 16849-16852.

An Efficient Phosphine-Free Heck Reaction in Water Using Pd(L-Proline)2 as the Catalyst Under Microwave Irradiation
B. K. Allam, K. N. Singh, Synthesis, 2011, 1125-1131.