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Copper-Catalyzed C-N Bond Formation/Rearrangement Sequence: Synthesis of 4H-3,1-Benzoxazin-4-ones
Z.-Y. Ge, Q.-M. Xu, X.-D. Fei, T. Tang, Y.-M. Zhu, S.-J. Ji, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 4524-4529.

Selective Copper-Promoted Cross-Coupling of Aromatic Amines with Alkyl Boronic Acids
M. Larrosa, C. Guerrero, R. Rodríguez, J. Cruces, Synlett, 2010, 2101-2105.

Rhodium-Catalyzed One-Pot Synthesis of Substituted Pyridine Derivatives from α,β-Unsaturated Ketoximes and Alkynes
K. Parthasararathy, M. Jeganmohan, C.-H. Cheng, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 325-328.

Copper-Catalyzed Regioselective Reaction of Internal Alkynes and Diaryliodonium Salts
Z.-F. Xu, C.-X. Cai, J.-T. Liu, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 2096-2099.

Facile and Highly Efficient N-Formylation of Amines Using a Catalytic Amount of Iodine under Solvent-Free Conditions
J.-G. Kim, D. O. Jang, Synlett, 2010, 2093-2096.

Novel Microwave-Assisted One-Pot Synthesis of Isoxazoles by a Three-Component Coupling-Cycloaddition Sequence
B. Willy, F. Rominger, T. J. J. Müller, Synthesis, 2008, 293-303.

PVC-Supported Palladium Nanoparticles: An Efficient Catalyst for Suzuki Cross-Coupling Reactions at Room Temperature
M. Samarasimhareddy, G. Prabhu, T. M. Vishwanatha, V. V. Sureshbabu, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 1201-1206.

Pd-Catalyzed Carbonylative Conjugate Addition of Dialkylzinc Reagents to Unsaturated Carbonyls
D. W. Custar, H. Le, J. P. Morken, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 3760-3763.

Halo- and Azidodediazoniation of Arenediazonium Tetrafluoroborates with Trimethylsilyl Halides and Trimethylsilyl Azide and Sandmeyer-Type Bromodediazoniation with Cu(I)Br in [BMIM][PF6] Ionic Liquid
A. Hubbard, T. Okazaki, K. K. Laali, J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 316-319.

Enantioselective Ketone Hydroacylation Using Noyori's Transfer Hydrogenation Catalyst
S. K. Murphy, V. M. Dong, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 5553-5556.

An Opportunity for Mg-Catalyzed Grignard-Type Reactions: Direct Coupling of Benzylic Halides with Pinacolborane with 10 mol % of Magnesium
C. Pintaric, S. Olivero, Y. Gimbert, P. Y. Chavant, E. Duñach, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 11825-11827.

Synthesis of Polysubstituted N-H Pyrroles from Vinyl Azides and 1,3-Dicarbonyl Compounds
S. Chiba, Y.-F. Wang, G. Lapointe, K. Narasaka, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 313-316.

Magnetically Separable CuFe2O4 Nanoparticles in PEG: A Recyclable Catalytic System for the Amination of Aryl Iodides
A. S. Kumar, T. Ramani, B. Sreedhar, Synlett, 2013, 24, 843-846.

Mild and General Zinc-Alkoxide-Catalyzed Allylations of Ketones with Allyl Pinacol Boronates
K. R. Fandrick, D. R. Fandrick, J. J. Gao, J. T. Reeves, Z. Tan, W. Li, J. J. Song, B. Lu, N. K. Yee, C. H. Senanayake, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 3748-3751.

Catalysis of 3-Pyrrolidinecarboxylic Acid and Related Pyrrolidine Derivatives in Enantioselective anti-Mannich-Type Reactions: Importance of the 3-Acid Group on Pyrrolidine for Stereocontrol
H. Zhang, S. Mitsumori, N. Utsumi, M. Imia, N. Garcia-Delgado, M. Mifsud, K. Albertshofer, P. H.-Y. Cheong, K. N. Houk, F. Tanaka, C. F. Barbas, III, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 875-886.

Direct Synthesis of Amides from Carboxylic Acids and Amines Using B(OCH2CF3)3
R. M. Lanigan, P. Starkov, T. D. Sheppard, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 4512-4523.

Mild, Efficient, and Robust Method for Stereocomplementary Iron-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Using (E)- and (Z)-Enol Tosylates
H. Nishikado, H. Nakatsuji, K. Ueno, R. Nagase, Y. Tanabe, Synlett, 2010, 2087-2092.

(BDP)CuH: A “Hot” Stryker's Reagent for Use in Achiral Conjugate Reductions
B. A. Baker, Ž. V. Bošković, B. H. Lipshutz, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 289-292.

N-Indolyltriethylborate: A Useful Reagent for Synthesis of C3-Quaternary Indolenines
A. Lin, J. Yang, M. Hashim, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 1950-1953.

Improved Arndt-Eistert Synthesis of α-Diazoketones Requiring Minimal Diazomethane in the Presence of Calcium Oxide as Acid Scavenger
V. Pace, G. Verniest, J.-V. Sinisterra, A. R. Alcántara, N. De Kimpe, J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 5760-5763.

LiNTf2-Catalyzed Aminolysis of Lactones with Stoichiometric Quantities of Amines
C. Lalli, A. Trabocchi, G. Menchi, A. Guarna, Synlett, 2008, 189-192.

Synthesis of Trifluoromethyl Ketones via Tandem Claisen Condensation and Retro-Claisen C-C Bond-Cleavage Reaction
D. Yang, Y. Zhou, N. Xue, J. Qu, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 4171-4176.

A General and Efficient Catalyst for Palladium-Catalyzed C-O Coupling Reactions of Aryl Halides with Primary Alcohols
S. Gowrisankar, A. G. Sergeev, P. Anbarasan, A. Spannenberg, H. Neumann, M. Beller, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 11592-11598.

Chlorination/Cyclodehydration of Amino Alcohols with SOCl2: An Old Reaction Revisited
F. Xu, B. Simmons, R. A. Reamer, E. Corley, J. Murry, D. Tschaen, J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 312-315.

A Safe Synthesis of 1,5-Disubstituted 3-Amino-1H-1,2,4-triazoles from 1,3,4-Oxadiazolium Hexafluorophosphates
B. Wong, A. Stumpf. D. Carrera, C. Gu, H. Zhang, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 1083-1093.

Chemistry of sulfonylmethyl isocyanides. 12. Base-induced cycloaddition of sulfonylmethyl isocyanides to carbon,nitrogen double bonds. Synthesis of 1,5-disubstituted and 1,4,5-trisubstituted imidazoles from aldimines and imidoyl chlorides
A. M. Van Leusen, J. Wildeman, O. H. Oldenziel, J. Org. Chem., 1977, 42, 1153-1159.

Monosubstituted Malononitriles: Efficient One-Pot Reductive Alkylations of Malononitrile with Aromatic Aldehydes
F. Tayyari, D. E. Wood, P. E. Fanwick, R. E. Sammelson, Synthesis, 2008, 279-285.

Organocatalytic Knoevenagel Condensations by Means of Carbamic Acid Ammonium Salts
D. D. Dolliver, B. T. Bhattarai, A. Pandey, M. L. Lanier, A. S. Bordelon, S. Adhikari, J. A. Dinser, P. F. Flowers, V. S. Wills, C. L. Schneider, K. H. Shaughnessy, J. N. Moore, S. M. Raders, T. S. Snowden, A. S. N. Mase, T. Horibe, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 1854-1857.

Strategies and Synthetic Methods Directed Toward the Preparation of Libraries of Substituted Isoquinolines
E. Awuah, A. Capretta, J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 5627-5634.

Indenylidene Ruthenium Complex Bearing a Sterically Demanding NHC Ligand: An Efficient Catalyst for Olefin Metathesis at Room Temperature
H. Clavier, C. A. Urbino-Blanco, S. P. Nolan, Organometallics, 2009, 28, 2848-2854.