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Asymmetric Synthesis of anti-β-Amino-α-Hydroxy Esters via Dynamic Kinetic Resolution of β-Amino-α-Keto Esters
C. G. Goodman, D. T. Do, J. S. Johnson, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 2446-2449.

A Strategy for the Synthesis of Well-Defined Iron Catalysts and Application to Regioselective Diene Hydrosilylation
J. Y. Wu, B. N. Stanzl, T. Ritter, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 13179-13181.

Preparation of α-Bromoacrylates: One-Pot Procedure for the Synthesis of Conjugated Acetylenic Carboxylates from Aldehydes with Ph3P/Br3CCO2Et
J.-G. Kim, D. H. Kang, D. O. Jang, Synlett, 2008, 443-447.

Synthesis of Iminonitriles by Oxone/TBAB-Mediated One-Pot Oxidative Three-Component Strecker Reaction
J.-B. Gualtierotti, X. Schumacher, Q. Wang, J. Zhu, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 1380-1386.

A Novel Indium-Catalyzed Three-Component Reaction: General and Efficient One-Pot Synthesis of Substituted Pyrroles
M. Lin, L. Hao, R.-d. Ma, Z.-p. Zhan, Synlett, 2010, 2345-2351.

Reduction of Tertiary Phosphine Oxides with DIBAL-H
C. A. Busacca, R. Raju, N. Grinberg, N. Haddad, P. James-Jones, H. Lee, J. C. Lorenz, A. Saha, C. H. Senanayake, J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 1524-1531.

Arylation of Aldehyde Homoenolates with Aryl Bromides
K. Cheng, P. J. Walsh, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 2298-2301.

N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Catalyzed Conjugate Additions of Alcohols
E. M. Phillips, M. Riedrich, K. A. Scheidt, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 13179-13181.

A Chiral Bis-Sulfoxide Ligand in Late-Transition Metal Catalysis; Rhodium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Addition of Arylboronic Acids to Electron-Deficient Olefins
R. Mariz, X. Luan, M. Gatti, A. Linden, R. Dorta, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 2172-2173.

Selective Formation of Secondary Amides via the Copper-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Alkylboronic Acids with Primary Amides
S. A. Rossi, K. W. Shimkin, Q. Xu, L. M. Mori-Quiroz, D. A. Watson, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 2314-2317.

Synthesis of Vinyl Sulfides by Copper-Catalyzed Decarboxylative C-S Cross-Coupling
S. Ranjit, Z. Duan, P. Zhang, X. Liu, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 4134-4136.

A Bench-Stable Homodinuclear Ni2-Schiff Base Complex for Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of α-Tetrasubstituted anti-α,β-Diamino Acid Surrogates
Z. Chen, H. Morimoto, S. Matsunaga, M. Shibasaki, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 2170-2171.

Palladium-Catalyzed Formal Hydroacylation of Allenes Employing Acid Chlorides and Hydrosilanes
T. Fujihara, K. Tatsumi, J. Terao, Y. Tsuji, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 2286-2289.

Controlled and Chemoselective Reduction of Secondary Amides
G. Pelletier, W. S. Bechara, A. B. Charette, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 12817-12819.

Phosphinamide-Directed Benzylic Lithiation. Application to the Synthesis of Peptide Building Blocks
P. O. Burgos, I. Fernández, M. J. Iglesias, S. García-Granda, F. L. Ortiz, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 537-540.

Synthesis of α,β-Alkynyl Esters and Unsymmetrical Maleate Esters Catalyzed by Pd/C; An Efficient Phosphine-Free Catalytic System for Oxidative Alkoxycarbonylation of Terminal Alkynes
S. T. Gadge, B. M. Bhanage, Synlett, 2013, 24, 981-986.

Copper(I)-Secondary Diamine Complex-Catalyzed Enantioselective Conjugate Boration of Linear β,β-Disubstituted Enones
I-H. Chen, M. Kanai, M. Shibasaki, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 4098-4101.

One-Pot Synthesis of Tetronic Acids from Esters
A. Mallinger, T. Le Gall, C. Mioskowski, Synlett, 2008, 386-388.

A Mild and Efficient Flow Procedure for the Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones and Aldehydes using Hydrous Zirconia
C. Battilocchio, J. M. Hawkins, S. V. Ley, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 2278-2281.

A General and Efficient Cobalt(II)-Based Catalytic System for Highly Stereoselective Cyclopropanation of Alkenes with α-Cyanodiazoacetates
S. Zhu, X. Xu, J. A. Perman, X. P. Zhang, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 12796-12799.

An Efficient Synthesis of Enamides from Ketones
H. Zhao, C. P. Vandenbossche, S. G. Koenig, S. P. Singh, R. P. Bakale, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 505-507.

Cyclocondensation of Arylhydrazines with 1,3-Bis(het)arylmonothio-1,3-diketones and 1,3-Bis(het)aryl-3-(methylthio)-2-propenones: Synthesis of 1-Aryl-3,5-bis(het)arylpyrazoles with Complementary Regioselectivity
S. V. Kumar, S. K. Yadav, B. Raghava, B. Saraiah, H. Ila, K. S. Ragappa, A. Hazra, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 4960-4973.

Catalytic Asymmetric Protonation of α-Amino Acid-Derived Ketene Disilyl Acetals Using P-Spiro Diaminodioxaphosphonium Barfates as Chiral Proton
D. Uraguchi, N. Kinoshita, T. Ooi, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 12240-12242.

An Efficient Silane-Promoted Nickel-Catalyzed Amination of Aryl and Heteroaryl Chlorides
G. Manolikakes, A. Gavryushin, P. Knochel, J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 1429-1434.

Mild Metal-Free Sequential Dual Oxidative Amination of C(sp3)–H bonds: Efficient Synthesis of Imidazo[1,5-a]pyridines
Y. Yan, Y. Zhang, Z. Zha, Z. Wang, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 2274-2277.

Stereospecific Consecutive Epoxide Ring Expansion with Dimethylsulfoxonium Methylide
E. D. Butova, A. V. Barabash, A. A. Petrova, C. M. Kleiner, P. R. Schreiner, A. A. Fokin, J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 6229-6235.

The 'Aqueous' Prins Cyclization: A Diastereoselective Synthesis of 4-Hydroxytetrahydropyran Derivatives
J. S. Yadav, B. V. S. Reddy, G. G. K. S. N. Kumar, S. Aravind, Synthesis, 2008, 395-400.

Catalytic Asymmetric Reductive Acyl Cross-Coupling: Synthesis of Enantioenriched Acyclic α,α-Disubstituted Ketones
A. H. Cherney, N. T. Kadunce, S. E. Reisman, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 7442-7445.

Facile Conversion of Thioamides into the Corresponding Amides in the Presence of Tetrabutylammonium Bromide
K. Inamoto, M. Shiraishi, K. Hiroya, T. Doi, Synthesis, 2010, 3087-3090.

Mild, Rhodium-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroamination of Unactivated Terminal and Internal Alkenes with Primary and Secondary Amines
Z. Liu, J. F. Hartwig, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 1570-1571.