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Copper-Catalyzed Decarboxylative C-P Cross-Coupling of Alkynyl Acids with H-Phosphine Oxides: A Facile and Selective Synthesis of (E)-1-Alkenylphosphine Oxides
G. Hu, Y. Gao, Y. Zhao, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 4464-4467.

1,2,3-Triazole: Unique Ligand in Promoting Iron-Catalyzed Propargyl Alcohol Dehydration
W. Yan, X. Ye, N. G. Akhmedov, J. L. Petersen, X. Shi, Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 2358-2361.

PdEDTA Held in an Ionic Liquid Brush as a Highly Efficient and Reusable Catalyst for Suzuki Reactions in Water
J.-F. Wei, J. Jiao, J.-J. Feng, J. Lv, X.-R. Zhang, X.-Y. Shi, Z.-G. Chen, J. Org. Chem., 2009, 74, 5967-5974.

Enantioselective and Rapid Rh-Catalyzed Arylation of N-Tosyl- and N-Nosylaldimines in Methanol
C.-C. Chen, B. Gopula, J.-F. Syu, J.-H. Pan T.-S. Kuo, P.-Y. Wu, J. P. Henschke, H.-L. Wu, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 8077-8085.

Regioselective, Borinic Acid-Catalyzed Monoacylation, Sulfonylation and Alkylation of Diols and Carbohydrates: Expansion of Substrate Scope and Mechanistic Studies
D. Lee, C. L. Williamson, L. Chan, M. S. Taylor, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 8260-8267.

Protic Acid Immobilized on Solid Support as an Extremely Efficient Recyclable Catalyst System for a Direct and Atom Economical Esterification of Carboxylic Acids with Alcohols
A. K. Chakraborti, B. Singh, S. V. Chankeshwara, A. R. Patel, J. Org. Chem., 2009, 74, 5967-5974.

Clay-Supported Copper Nitrate (Claycop): A Mild Reagent for the Selective Nitration of Aromatic Olefins
E. Begari, C. Singh, U. Nookaraju, P. Kumar, Synlett, 2014, 25, 1997-2000.

Microwave-Assisted One-Pot Synthesis of Isoquinolines, Furopyridines, and Thienopyridines by Palladium-Catalyzed Sequential Coupling-Imination-Annulation of 2-Bromoarylaldehydes with Terminal Acetylenes and Ammonium Acetate
D. Yang, S. Burugupalli, D. Daniel, Y. Chen, J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 4466-4472.

Gold-Catalyzed Intramolecular Allylic Amination of 2-Tosylaminophenylprop-1-en-3-ols. A Concise Synthesis of (±)-Angustureine
P. Kothandaraman, S. J. Foo, P. W. H. Chan, J. Org. Chem., 2009, 74, 5947-5952.

A General Synthesis of Ynones from Aldehydes via Oxidative C-C bond Cleavage under Aerobic Conditions
Z. Wang, L. Li, Y. Huang, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 12161-12165.

Nucleophile- or Light-Induced Synthesis of 3-Substituted Phthalides from 2-Formylarylketones
D. C. Gerbino, D. Augner, N. Slavoy, H.-G. Schmalz, Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 2338-2341.

Iridium-Catalyzed X-H Insertions of Sulfoxonium Ylides
I. K. Mangion, I. K. Nwamba, M. Shevlin, M. A. Huffman, Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 3566-3569.

Catalytic Acceptorless Dehydrogenative Coupling of Arylhydrazines and Alcohols for the Synthesis of Arylhydrazones
F. Li, C. Sun, N. Wang, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 8031-8039.

Dynamic Kinetic Resolution of α-Keto Esters via Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation
K. M. Steward, E. C. Gentry, J. S. Johnson, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 7329-7332.

Hydrogen-Bonding Asymmetric Metal Catalysis with α-Amino Acids: A Simple and Tunable Approach to High Enantioinduction
Y. Lu, T. C. Johnstone, B. A. Arndtsen, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 11284-11285.

Fe-Catalyzed Direct Dithioacetalization of Aldehydes with 2-Chloro-1,3-dithiane
J. Lai, W. Du, L. Tian, C. Zhou, X. She, S. Tang, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 4396-4399.

Consecutive Michael-Claisen Process for Cyclohexane-1,3-dione Derivative (CDD) Synthesis from Unsubstituted and Substituted Acetone
D. Sharma, Bandna, A. K. Shil, B. Singh, P. Das, Synlett, 2012, 23, 1199-1204.

Iridium-Catalyzed Coupling Reaction of Primary Alcohols with 1-Aryl-1-propynes Leading to Secondary Homoallylic Alcohols
Y. Obora, S. Hatanaka, Y. Ishii, Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 3510-3513.

Palladium-Catalyzed Amination of Aryl Chlorides and Bromides with Ammonium Salts
R. A. Green, J. F. Hartwig, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 4388-4391.

A Convenient Metal-Free Method for the Synthesis of Benzothiazolethiones from o-Haloanilines and Carbon Disulfide
Y. Fu, X. Hu, Y. Chen, Y. Yang, H. Hou, Y. Hu, Synthesis, 2012, 44, 1477-1480.

Sequential Addition Reactions of Two Molecules of Grignard Reagents to Thioformamides
T. Murai, K. Ui, Narengerile, J. Org. Chem., 2009, 74, 5703-5706.

2-(Arylamino)aryliminophosphoranes as Easily Available and Convenient Starting Materials in the Synthesis of 1,2,3-Benzotriazoles
E. Łukasik, Z. Wróbel, Synlett, 2014, 25, 1987-1990.

Palladium-Catalyzed C-N Cross Coupling of Sulfinamides and Aryl Halides
X. Sun, X. Tu, C. Sai, X. Zhang, B. Zhang, Q. Zeng, J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 4454-4459.

Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling of Ammonia with Aryl Chlorides, Bromides, Iodides, and Sulfonates: A General Method for the Preparation of Primary Arylamines
G. D. Vo, J. F. Hartwig, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 11049-11061.

Stereoconvergent Arylations and Alkenylations of Unactivated Alkyl Electrophiles: Catalytic Enantioselective Synthesis of Secondary Sulfonamides and Sulfones
J. Choi, P. Martín-Gago, G. C. Fu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 12161-12165.

Dehydrative C-H Alkylation and Alkenylation of Phenols with Alcohols: Expedient Synthesis for Substituted Phenols and Benzofurans
D.-H. Lee, K.-H. Kwon, C. S. Yi, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 6571-6574.

P(i-PrNCH2CH2)3N as a Lewis Base Catalyst for the Synthesis of β-Hydroxynitriles Using TMSAN
K. Wadhwa, J. G. Verkade, J. Org. Chem., 2009, 74, 5683-5686.

Photoredox-Induced Three-Component Azido- and Aminotrifluoromethylation of Alkenes
G. Dagousset, A. Carboni, E. Magnier, G. Masson, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 4340-4343.

Copper-Catalyzed Aerobic Intramolecular Carbo- and Amino-Oxygenation of Alkynes for Synthesis of Azaheterocycles
K. K. Toh, S. Sanjaya, S. Sahnoun, S. Y. Chong, S. Chiba, Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 2290-2292.

Highly Chemoselective Pd-C Catalytic Hydrodechlorination Leading to the Highly Efficient N-Debenzylation of Benzylamines
C. Cheng, J. Sun, L. Xing, J. Xu, X. Wang, Y. Hu, J. Org. Chem., 2009, 74, 5671-5674.