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One-Pot Synthesis of 2-Sulfonamidobenzo[b]thiophenes Enabled by a Mild Protonative Activation of Ynamides
S. Kim, S. Y. Lim, K. Kwak, H. N. Lim, H.-S. Yeom, Synthesis, 2022, 54, 5451-5460.

Oxygen Atom Transfer as Key To Reverse Regioselectivity in the Gold(I)-Catalyzed Generation of Aminooxazoles from Ynamides
D. P. Zimin, D. V. Dar'in, Y. Yu. Kukushkin, A. Y. Dubovtsev, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 1748-1757.

Hemisquaramide Tweezers as Organocatalysts: Synthesis of Cyclic Carbonates from Epoxides and CO2
K. Takaishi, T. Okuyama, S. Kadosaki, M. Uchiyama, T. Ema, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 1397-1401.

Sulfur-Phenolate Exchange As a Fluorine-Free Approach to S(VI) Exchange Chemistry on Sulfonyl Moieties
A. F. J. van den Boom, M. Subramaniam, H. Zuilhof, Org. Lett., 2022, 24, 8621-8626.

Direct Formation of 2-Substituted 2H-Indazoles by a Pd-Catalyzed Reaction between 2-Halobenzyl Halides and Arylhydrazines
N. Alijaar, M. Al-Noaimi, H. Conrad, U. Beifuss, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 1408-1418.

Metal-Free Catalytic Synthesis of Thiocarbamates Using Sodium Sulfinates as the Sulfur Source
P. Bao, L. Wang, H. Yue, Y. Shao, J. Wen, D. Yang, Y. Zhao, H. Wang, W. Wei, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 2976-2983.

Development of β,β-Dibrominated Secondary Enamides and Their Application to the Synthesis of 5-Br Oxazoles
J. Ma, Q. Zou, C. Wang, G. Yin, F. Li, J. Org. Chem., 2022, 87, 15670-15678.

Tropylium-Catalyzed O-H Insertion Reactions of Diazoalkanes with Carboxylic Acids
C. Empel, T. V. Nguyen, R. M. Koenigs, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 548-553.

N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Alkylation of Aldehydes
T. Ishii, Y. Kakeno, K. Nagao, H. Ohmiya, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 3854-3858.

Copper-Catalyzed Sulfinyl Cross-Coupling Reaction of Sulfinamides
M. Kou, Z. Wei, Z. Li, B. Xu, Org. Lett., 2022, 24, 8514-8519.

Nickel-Catalyzed Carboalkenylation of 1,3-Dienes with Aldehydes and Alkenylzirconium Reagents: Access to Skipped Dienes
C.-G. Wang, Y. Zhang, S. Wang, B. Chen, Y. Li, H.-L. Ni, Y. Gao, P. Hu, B.-Q. Wang, P. Cao, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 535-541.

Unsymmetrical Organotrisulfide Formation via Low-Temperature Disulfanyl Anion Transfer to an Organothiosulfonate
D. Ali, R. Hunter, C. H. Kaschula, S. De Doncker, S. C. M. Rees-Jones, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 2862-2869.

Diazo Strategy for Intramolecular Azirine Ring Expansion: Rh(II)-Catalyzed Synthesis of 2-Hydroxy-3-oxo-2,3-dihydro-1H-pyrrole-2-carboxylates
T. O. Zanakhov, E. E. Galenko, M. S. Novikov, A. F. Khlebnikov, J. Org. Chem., 2022, 87, 15598-15607.

Visible-Light-Mediated Carbonyl Alkylative Amination to All-Alkyl α-Tertiary Amino Acid Derivatives
J. H. Blackwell, R. Kumar, M. J. Gaunt, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 1598-1609.

Organocatalyzed Aerobic Oxidation of Aldehydes to Acids
P.-F. Dai, J.-P. Qu, Y.-B. Kang, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 1393-1396.

A Safer Reduction of Carboxylic Acids with Titanium Catalysis
P. V. Ramachandran, A. A. Alawaed, H. J. Hamann, Org. Lett., 2022, 24, 8481-8486.

Zwitterion-Catalyzed Isomerization of Maleic to Fumaric Acid Diesters
Y.-P. Lam, Z. Lam, Y.-Y. Yeung, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 1183-1190.

Dinuclear Zinc-AzePhenol Catalyzed Asymmetric Aza-Henry Reaction of N-Boc Imines and Nitroalkanes under Ambient Conditions
S. Liu, W.-C. Gao, Y.-H. Miao, M.-C. Wang, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 2654-2659.

Blue Light-Emitting Diode-Induced Direct C-H Functionalization of 1,4-Quinones with Aryl and Alkyl Boronic Acids
S. Guha, T. Prakabar, S. Sen, J. Org. Chem., 2022, 87, 15421-15434.

Unified Synthesis of Azepines by Visible-Light-Mediated Dearomative Ring Expansion of Aromatic N-Ylides
M. J. Mailloux, G. S. Fleming, S. S. Kumta, A. B. Beeler, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 525-529.

Room Temperature Deoxyfluorination of Benzaldehydes and α-Ketoesters with Sulfuryl Fluoride and Tetramethylammonium Fluoride
P. R. Melvin, D. M. Ferguson, S. D. Schimler, D. C. Bland, M. S. Sanford, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 1350-1353.

Ti-Catalyzed Dehydroxylation of Tertiary Alcohols
Q. Lin, W. Tong, X.-Z. Shu, Y. Chen, Org. Lett., 2022, 24, 8459-8464.

NBS/DBU-Promoted One-Pot Three-Component Cycloaddition of Malonic Acid Derivatives, Nitrosoarenes, and Alkenes: Synthesis of Isoxazolidines
X. Li, L. Zheng, X. Gong, H. Chang, W. Gao, W. Wei, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 1096-1107.

Ruthenium(II)-Catalyzed Enantioselective γ-Lactams Formation by Intramolecular C-H Amidation of 1,4,2-Dioxazol-5-ones
Q. Xing, C.-M. Chan, Y.-W. Yeung, W.-Y. Yu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 3849-3853.

Pyridyl Glycosyl Triazole/CuI-Mediated Domino/Tandem Synthesis of Quinazolinones
S. K. Singh, S. Kumar, M. S. Yadav, V. K. Tiwari, J. Org. Chem., 2022, 87, 15389-15402.

Synthesis of Axially Chiral 2,2′-Bisphosphobiarenes via a Nickel-Catalyzed Asymmetric Ullmann Coupling: General Access to Privileged Chiral Ligands without Optical Resolution
Z. Zuo, R. S. Kim, D. A. Watson, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 1328-1333.

Dehydrogenative Synthesis of Quinolines, 2-Aminoquinolines, and Quinazolines Using Singlet Diradical Ni(II)-Catalysts
G. Chakraborty, R. Sikari, S. Das, R. Mondal, S. Sinha, S. Banerjee, N. D. Paul, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 2626-2641.

KI-Catalyzed Oxidative Cyclization of Enamines and tBuONO to Access Functional Imidazole-4-Carboxylic Derivatives
Y. Li, J. Qiu, P. Gao, L. Zhai, Z.-J. Bai, H.-J. Chen, J. Org. Chem., 2022, 87, 15380-15388.

Ni-Catalyzed Isomerization-Hydrocyanation Tandem Reactions: Access to Linear Nitriles from Aliphatic Internal Olefins
J. Gao, J. Ni, R. Yu, G.-J. Cheng, X. Fang, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 486-490.

Highly Selective Reductive Cross-Amination between Aniline or Nitroarene Derivatives and Alkylamines Catalyzed by Polysilane-Immobilized Rh/Pt Bimetallic Nanoparticles
A. Suzuki, H. Miyamura, S. Kobayashi, Synlett, 2019, 30, 387-392.

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