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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.

The first Bischler-Napieralski cyclization in a room temperature ionic liquid
Z. M. A. Judeh, C. B. Ching, J. Bu, A. McCluskey, Tetrahedron Lett., 2002, 43, 5089-5091.

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.

Molybdenum(VI) Dichloride Dioxide Catalyzed Synthesis of β-Keto Esters by C-H Insertion of Ethyl Diazoacetate into Aldehydes
K. Jeyakumar, D. K. Chand, Synthesis, 2008, 1685-1687.

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.

A modified Bischler-Napieralski procedure for the synthesis of 3-aryl-3,4-dihydroisoquinolines
R. D. Larsen, R. A. Reamer, E. G. Corley, P. Davis, E. J. J. Grabowski, P. J. Reider, I. Shinkai, J. Org. Chem., 1991, 56, 6034-6038.

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.

Low Temperature Organocopper-Mediated Two-Component Cross Coupling/Cycloisomerization Approach Toward N-Fused Heterocycles
D. Chernyak, S. B. Gadamsetty, V. Gevorgyan, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 2307-2310.

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.

An Efficient and Regioselective Monobromination of Electron-Rich Aromatic Compounds Using Catalytic Hypervalent Iodine(III) Reagent
Z. Zhou, X. He, Synthesis, 2011, 207-209.

A Versatile Cyclodehydration Reaction for the Synthesis of Isoquinoline and β-Carboline Derivatives
M. Movassaghi, M. D. Hill, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 3485-3488.

A Transition-Metal-Free Synthesis of Arylcarboxyamides from Aryl Diazonium Salts and Isocyanides
Z. Xia, Q. Zhu, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 4110-4113.

Synthesis of 2-Oxazolones and α-Aminoketones via Palladium-Catalyzed Reaction of β,β-Dibromoenamides
D. I. Chai, L. Hoffmeister, M. Lautens, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 106-109.

Aminocarbonyl Group Containing Hoveyda-Grubbs-Type Complexes: Synthesis and Activity in Olefin Metathesis Transformations
D. Rix, F. Caijo, I. Laurent, F. Boeda, H. Clavier, S. P. Nolan, M. Mauduit, J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 4225-4228.

Palladium-Catalyzed Direct Intermolecular α-Arylation of Amides with Aryl Chlorides
B. Zheng, T. Jia, P. Walsh, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 4150-4153.

Direct Conversion of Olefins into α-Bromo Ketones Using O-Iodoxybenzoic Acid and Tetraethylammonium Bromide
S. S. Deshmukh, K. H. Chaudhari, K. G. Akamanchi, Synlett, 2011, 81-83.

O-TBS-N-tosylhydroxylamine: A Reagent for Facile Conversion of Alcohols to Oximes
K. Kitahara, T. Toma, J. Shimokawa, T. Fukuyama, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 2259-2261.

Efficient Intramolecular Cyclizations of Phenoxyethynyl Diols into Multisubstituted α,β-Unsaturated Lactones
M. Egi, Y. Ota, Y. Nishimura, K. Shimizu, K. Azechi, S. Akai, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 4150-4153.

An Eco-Sustainable Erbium(III) Triflate Catalyzed Formation and Cleavage of tert-Butyl Ethers
A. Procopio, P. Costanzo, M. Curini, M. Nardi, M. Oliverio, R. Paonessa, Synthesis, 2011, 73-78.

An Efficient Organocatalyzed Interconversion of Silyl Ethers to Tosylates Using DBU and p-Toluenesulfonyl Fluoride
V. Gembus, F. Marsais, V. Levacher, Synlett, 2008, 1463-1466.

Simple One-Pot Conversion of Alcohols into Nitriles
H. Shimojo, K. Moriyama, H. Togo, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 2155-2156.

Preparation of Ethyl 2-Aryl 2,3-Alkadienoates via Palladium-Catalyzed Selective Cross-Coupling Reactions
P. H. Lee, J. Mo, D. Kang, D. Eom, C. Park, C.-H. Lee, Y M. Jung, H. Hwang, J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 312-315.

H2O2/Tf2O System: An Efficient Oxidizing Reagent for Selective Oxidation of Sulfanes
M. M. Khodaei, K. Bahrami, A. Karimi, Synthesis, 2008, 1682-1684.

Reductive Cleavage of Aryl O-Carbamates to Phenols by the Schwartz Reagent. Expedient Link to the Directed Ortho Metalation Strategy
J. Morin, Y. Zhao, V. Snieckus, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 4102-4105.

Efficient Preparation of Polyfunctional Indoles via a Zinc Organometallic Variation of the Fischer Indole Synthesis
Z.-G. Zhang, B. A. Haag, J.-S. Li, P. Knochel, Synthesis, 2011, 23-29.

Highly β-(E)-Selective Hydrosilylation of Terminal and Internal Alkynes Catalyzed by a (IPr)Pt(diene) Complex
G. Berthon-Gelloz, J.-M. Schumers, G. De Bo, I. E. Markó, J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 4190-4197.