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Pd-Catalyzed Photochemical Alkylative Functionalization of C=C and C=N Bonds
G. C. Upreti, T. Singh, K. Khanna, A. Singh, J. Org. Chem., 2023, 88, 4422-4433.

Metal-Free C-H [5 + 1] Carbonylation of 2-Alkenyl/Pyrrolylanilines Using Dioxazolones as Carbonylating Reagents
J. Nan, P. Chen, X. Gong, Y. Hu, Q. Ma, B. Wang, Y. Ma, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 3761-3766.

Asymmetric Hydroarylation of Enones via Nickel-Catalyzed 5-Endo-Trig Cyclization
X. Qin, M. W. Y. Lee, J. S. Zhou, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 5990-5994.



Gold-Catalyzed Anti-Markovnikov Oxidation of Au-Allenylidene to Generate Alkylidene Ketene
X. Sun, X. Duan, N. Zheng, W. Song, Org. Lett., 2023, 25, 2798-2805.

Accessing Aliphatic Amines in C-C Cross-Couplings by Visible Light/Nickel Dual Catalysis
W. Dong, S. O. Badir, X. Zhang, G. A. Molander, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 4250-4255.

Organoselenium-Catalyzed Aza-Wacker Reactions: Efficient Access to Isoquinolinium Imides and an Isoquinoline N-Oxide
H. Li, L. Liao, X. Zhao, Synlett, 2019, 30, 1688-1692.

A Convenient, Efficient, and Inexpensive Copper(I) Complex Catalyzed Sonogashira Cross-Coupling of o-Iodoanilines with Terminal Alkynes
X. Chen, X.-Y. Zhou, Synthesis, 2023, 55, 1213-1220.

Overcoming the Naphthyl Requirement in Stereospecific Cross-Couplings to Form Quaternary Stereocenters
J. Xu, O. P. Bercher, M. P. Watson, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 8608-8613.

Reductive Amination of Ketonic Compounds Catalyzed by Cp*Ir(III) Complexes Bearing a Picolinamidato Ligand
K. Tanaka, T. Miki, K. Murata, A. Yamaguchi, Y. Kayaki, S. Kuwata, T. Ikariya, M. Watanabe, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 10962-10977.

Ambient Temperature Dehydrogenative C(Ar)-H Carbonylative Lactamization of 2-Arylanilines Using DMF as C1-Source
Y.-Z. Chen, T.-H. Ding, Q.-Q. Li, J.-P. Qu, Y.-B. Kang, Org. Lett., 2023, 25, 2612-2615.

Tandem Acceptorless Dehydrogenative Coupling-Decyanation under Nickel Catalysis
S. P. Midya, M. Subaramanian, R. Babu, V. Yadav, E. Balaraman, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 7552-7562.

trans-Hydroboration of Propiolamides: Access to Primary and Secondary (E)-β-Borylacrylamides
R. J. Grams, R. G. Fritzemeier, C. Slebodnick, W. L. Santos, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 6795-6799.

Direct Conversion of Low-Concentration CO2 into N-Aryl and N-Alkyl Carbamic Acid Esters Using Tetramethyl Orthosilicate with Amidines as a CO2 Capture Agent and a Catalyst
H. Koizumi, K. Takeuchi, K. Matsumoto, N. Fukaya, K. Sato, M. Uchida, S. Matsumoto, S. Hamura, J. Hirota, M. Nakashige, J.-C. Choi, J. Org. Chem., 2023, 88, 5015-5024.

Selective Synthesis of Z-Silyl Enol Ethers via Ni-Catalyzed Remote Functionalization of Ketones
S. Guven, G. Kundu, A. Wessels, J. S. Ward, K. Rissanen, F. Schoenebeck, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 8375-8380.

Ni-Catalyzed Enantioselective Intermolecular Hydroamination of Branched 1,3-Dienes Using Primary Aliphatic Amines
G. Tran, W. Shao, C. Mazet, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 14814-14822.

SO2ClF: A Reagent for Controllable Chlorination and Chlorooxidation of Simple Unprotected Indoles
T. Ma, Y. Zheng, S. Huang, J. Org. Chem., 2023, 88, 4839-4847.

Visible-Light-Induced Photocatalytic Synthesis of β-Keto Dithiocarbamates via Difunctionalization of Styrenes
R. K. Vishwakarma, S. Kumar, K. N. Singh, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 4147-4151.

Nickel-Catalyzed Decarbonylative Cyanation of Acyl Chlorides
Z. Wang, X. Wang, Y. Ura, Y. Nishihara, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 6690-6694.

Thianthrenation-Enabled Pyrrolidin-2-yl and Tetrahydrofuran-2-yl Methylation of (Hetero)Arenes
B. Peng, L. Dai, R. Liu, Org. Lett., 2023, 25, 2606-2610.

Three-Component Condensation of Pyridinium Ylides, β-Ketonitriles, and Aldehydes with Divergent Regioselectivity: Synthesis of 4,5-Dihydrofuran-3- and 2H-Pyran-5-carbonitriles
M. R. Demidov, V. A. Osyanin, D. V. Osipov, Y. N. Klimochkin, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 7460-7476.

Rh-Catalyzed Chemoselective [4 + 1] Cycloaddition Reaction toward Diverse 4-Methyleneprolines
W. Cai, J. Wu, H. Zhang, H. B. Jalani, G. Li, H. Lu, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 10877-10891.

Synthesis of a C2-Symmetric Chiral Borinic Acid and Its Application in Catalytic Desymmetrization of 2,2-Disubstituted-1,3-Propanediols
J. Song, W.-H. Zheng, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2023, 145, 8338-8343.

[2.2]Paracyclophane-Based Isothiourea-Catalyzed Highly Enantioselective α-Fluorination of Carboxylic Acids
S. Yuan, C. Liao, W.-H. Zheng, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 4142-4146.

KOtBu-Promoted Transition-Metal-Free Transamidation of Primary and Tertiary Amides with Amines
T. Ghosh, S. Jana, J. Dash, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 6690-6694.

Dehydroxylative Sulfonylation of Alcohols
Y.-J. Xiang, S.-Liu, J. Zhou, J.-H. Lin, X. Yao, J.-C. Xiao, J. Org. Chem., 2023, 88, 4818-4828.

(3+2)-Cycloaddition of Donor-Acceptor Cyclopropanes with Thiocyanate: A Facile and Efficient Synthesis of 2-Amino-4,5-dihydrothiophenes
A. Jacob, P. Barkawitz, I. A. Andreev, N. K. Ratmanova, I. V. Trushkov, D. B. Werz, Synlett, 2021, 32, 901-904.

Diphenyl Diselenide Catalyzed Oxidative Degradation of Benzoin to Benzoic Acid
H. Cao, T. Chen, C. Yang, J. Ye, X. Zhang, Synlett, 2019, 30, 1683-1687.

Synthesis of Phosphinic Amides from Chlorophosphines and Hydroxyl Amines via P(III) to P(V) Rearrangement
F. Cheng, D. Li, J. Li, Y. Tang, Y. Wu, S. Xu, Org. Lett., 2023, 25, 2555-2559.

Base-Catalyzed [3 + 2] Cycloaddition of N-Benzyl Ketimines to Arylacetylenes Followed by Oxidation: A One-Pot Access to Polyarylated 2H-Pyrroles via Intermediate Pyrrolines
I. A. Bidusenko, E. Y. Schmidt, I. A. Ushakov, A. V. Vashchenko, B. A. Trofimov, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 4121-4126.

Domino Synthesis of Thioflavones and Thioflavothiones by Regioselective Ring Opening of Donor-Acceptor Cyclopropane Using In-Situ-Generated Thiolate Anions
N. Sundaravelu, G. Sekar, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 6648-6652.

Concise Synthesis of N-Aryl Tetrahydroquinolines via a One-Pot Sequential Reduction of Quinoline/Chan-Evans-Lam Coupling Reaction
D. Bhattacharyya, S. K. Senapati, A. Das, Synlett, 2023, 34, 651-656.

Rhodium-Catalyzed Regio- and Enantioselective Allylic Amination of Racemic 1,2-Disubstituted Allylic Phosphates
W.-B. Xu, M. Sun, M. Shu, C. Li, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 8255-8260.

Direct Conversion of Primary Alcohols to 1,2-Amino Alcohols: Enantioselective Iridium-Catalyzed Carbonyl Reductive Coupling of Phthalimido-Allene via Hydrogen Auto-Transfer
K. Spielmann, M. Xiang, L. A. Schwartz, M. J. Krische, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 14136-14141.

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