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Self-Assembled Nanoliposomes of Phosphatidylcholine: Bridging the Gap between Organic and Aqueous Media for a Green Synthesis of Hydroquinazolinones
F. Tamaddon, M. KazemiVernamkhasti, Synlett, 2016, 27, 2510-2514.

Interceptive [4 + 1] Annulation of in Situ Generated 1,2-Diaza-1,3-dienes with Diazo Esters: Direct Access to Substituted Mono-, Bi-, and Tricyclic 4,5-Dihydropyrazoles
O. A. Attanasi, L. De Crescentini, G. Favi, F. Mantellini, S. Mantenuto, S. Nicolini, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 8311-8338.

Aerobic Oxidation of Propargylic Alcohols to α,β-Unsaturated Alkynals or Alkynones Catalyzed by Fe(NO3)3·9H2O, TEMPO and Sodium Chloride in Toluene
J. Liu, X. Xie, S. Ma, Synthesis, 2012, 44, 1569-1576.

Pd-Catalyzed Aminocarbonylation of the Blaise Reaction Intermediate: One-Pot Synthesis of (Z)-3-Methyleneisoindolin-1-ones from Nitriles
Z. Xuan, D. J. Jung, H. J. Jeon, S.-g. Lee, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 10094-10098.

Mild Copper-TBAF-Catalyzed N-Arylation of Sulfoximines with Aryl Siloxanes
J. Kim, J. Ok, S. Kim, W. Choi, P. H. Lee, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 4602-4603.

High-Yielding, Versatile, and Practical [Rh(III)Cp*]-Catalyzed Ortho Bromination and Iodination of Arenes
N. Schröder, J. Wencel-Delord, F. Glorius, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 8298-8301.

Regioselective Synthesis of Dihydrothiophenes and Thiophenes via the Rhodium-Catalyzed Transannulation of 1,2,3-Thiadiazoles with Alkenes
J.-Y. Son, J. Kim, S. H. Han, S. H. Kim, P. H. Lee, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 5408-5411.

Povarov-Type Reaction Using Methyl as New Input: Direct Synthesis of Substituted Quinolines by I2-Mediated Formal [3 + 2 + 1] Cycloaddition
Q. Gao, S. Liu, X. Wu, A. Wu, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 4582-4585.

Direct and Selective Benzylic Oxidation of Alkylarenes via C-H Abstraction Using Alkali Metal Bromides
K. Moriyama, M. Takemura, H. Togo, Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 2414-2417.

Liquid-Assisted Grinding Accelerating: Suzuki-Miyaura Reaction of Aryl Chlorides under High-Speed Ball-Milling Conditions
Z.-J. Jiang, Z.-H. Li, J.-B. Yu, W.-K. Su, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 10049-10055.

Silver-Catalyzed Radical Tandem Cyclization: An Approach to Direct Synthesis of 3-Acyl-4-arylquinolin-2(1H)-ones
W.-P. Mai, G.-C. Sun, J.-T. Wang, G. Song, P. Mao, L.-R. Yang, J.-W. Yuan, Y.-M. Xiao, L.-B. Qu, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 8094-8102.

Added-Metal-Free Catalytic Nucleophilic Addition of Grignard Reagents to Ketones
H. Zong, H. Huang, J. Liu, G. Bian, L. Song, J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 4645-4652.

Indole-to-Carbazole Strategy for the Synthesis of Substituted Carbazoles under Metal-Free Conditions
S. Chen, Y. Li, P. Ni, H. Huang, G.-J. Deng, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 5384-5387.

Asymmetric Epoxidation of Unsaturated Ketones Catalyzed by Heterobimetallic Rare Earth-Lithium Complexes Bearing Phenoxy-Functionalized Chiral Diphenylprolinolate Ligand
Q. Qian, Y. Tan, B. Zhao, T. Feng, Q. Shen, Y. Yao, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 4516-4519.

Electrochemical Deoxygenation of Primary Alcohols
K. Lam, I. E. Markõ, Synlett, 2012, 23, 1235-1239.

Aerobic Acetoxyhydroxylation of Alkenes Co-catalyzed by Organic Nitrite and Palladium
X.-M. Chen, X.-S. Ning, Y.-B. Kang, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 5368-5371.

Sandmeyer Trifluoromethylation
G. Danoun, B. Bayermagnai, M. F. Grünberg, C. Matheis, E. Risto, L. J. Gooßen, Synthesis, 2014, 46, 2283-2286.

Allylic C-H Activations Using Cu(II) 2-Quinoxalinol Salen and tert-Butyl Hydroperoxide
Y. Li, T. B. Lee, T. Tang, A. V. Gamble, A. E. V. Gorden, J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 4628-4633.

Electrophilic Fluorination of Secondary Phosphine Oxides and Its Application to P-O Bond Construction
Q. Chen, J. Zeng, X. Yan, Y. Huang, C. Wen, X. Liu, K. Zhang, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 10043-10048.

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.

Acid-Catalyzed Oxidative Addition of Thiols to Olefins and Alkynes for a One-Pot Entry to Sulfoxides
H.-L. Yue, M. Klussmann, Synlett, 2016, 27, 2505-2509.

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.

Enantioselective Michael Addition of Malonates to Chalcone Derivatives Catalyzed by Dipeptide-derived Multifunctional Phosphonium Salts
D. Cao, G. Fang, J. Zhang, H. Wang, C. Zheng, G. Zhao, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 9973-9982.

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.

Ambient Decarboxylative Arylation of Malonate Half-Esters via Oxidative Catalysis
P. J. Moon, S. Yin, R. J. Lundgren, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 13826-13829.

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.