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Synthesis of α-Aminophosphonates via Phosphonylation of an Aryne-Imine Adduct
T. Lim, B. M. Kim, J. Org. Chem., 2020, 85, 13037-13049.

Photo-induced Decarboxylative Heck-Type Coupling of Unactivated Aliphatic Acids and Terminal Alkenes in the Absence of Sacrificial Hydrogen Acceptors
H. Cao, H. Jiang, H. Feng, J. M. C. Kwan, X. Liu, J. Wu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 16360-16367.

Copper-Catalyzed Three-Component Tandem Cyclization for One-Pot Synthesis of 1,4-Benzothiazines
J.-J. Chu, B.-L. Hu, Z.-Y. Liao, X.-G. Zhang, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 8647-8652.

Photoredox-Catalyzed Deaminative Alkylation via C-N Bond Activation of Primary Amines
M. A. Ashley, T. Rovis, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 18310-18316.

Palladium-Catalyzed Three-Component Reaction: A Novel Method for the Synthesis of N-Acyl Propiolamides
Y. He, Y. Wang, X. Liang, B. Huang, H. Wang, Y.-M. Pan, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 7117-7120.

Traceless OH-Directed Wacker Oxidation-Elimination, an Alternative to Wittig Olefination/Aldol Condensation: One-Pot Synthesis of α,β-Unsaturated and Nonconjugated Ketones from Homoallyl Alcohols
V. Bethi, R. A. Fernandes, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 8577-8584.

Electrochemical Synthesis of Vinyl Sulfones by Sulfonylation of Styrenes with a Catalytic Amount of Potassium Iodide
P.-L. Wang, H. Gao, Z.-S. Jiang, C. Li, Z.-H. Tian, P.-H. Li, Synlett, 2020, 31, 1720-1724.

Synthesis of 5-Aryl-3(2H)-furanones Using Intramolecular Cyclization of Sulfonium Salts
S. Inagaki, K. Saito, S. Suto, S. Suto, H. Aihara, A. Sugawara, S. Tamura, T. Kawano, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 13834-13846.

Metal-Free, DTBP-Mediated Methylthiolation of Arylboronic Acids with Dimethyldisulfide
X.-m. Wu, J.-m. Lou, G.-b. Yan, Synlett, 2016, 27, 2269-2273.

Combined KOH/BEt3 Catalyst for Selective Deaminative Hydroboration of Aromatic Carboxamides for Construction of Luminophores
W. Yao, J. Wang, A. Zhong, J. Li, J. Yang, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 8086-8090.

Interruption of Formal Schmidt Rearrangement/Hosomi-Sakurai Reaction of Vinyl Azides with Allyl/Propargylsilanes
G. Fang, Z. Liu, S. Cao, H. Yuan, J. Zhang, L. Pan, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 7113-7116.

Iminophenyl Oxazolinylphenylamine for Enantioselective Cobalt-Catalyzed Hydrosilylation of Aryl Ketones
X. Chen, Z. Lu, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 4658-4661.

Polysulfuration via a Bilateral Thiamine Disulfurating Reagent
J. Xue, X. Jiang, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 8044-8048.

Group 4 Metallocene Difluoride/Palladium Bimetallic Catalysts for the Reductive Cross-Coupling of Alkynes with Aryl Iodides and Bromides
K. Takahashi, H. Morishita, Y. Ogiwara, N. Sakai, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 13734-13742.

Amine Activation: Synthesis of N-(Hetero)arylamides from Isothioureas and Carboxylic Acids
Y.-P. Zhu, S. Sergeyev, P. Franck, R. V. A. Orru, B. U. W. Maes, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 4602-4605.

Access to Substituted Thiophenes through Xanthate-Mediated Vinyl C(sp2)-Br Bond Cleavage and Heterocyclization of Bromoenynes
G. Huang, J. Li, J. Li, J. Li, M. Sun, P. Zhou, L. Chen, Y. Huang, S. Jiang, Y. Li, J. Org. Chem., 2020, 85, 13037-13049.

Transition-Metal-Free Arylations of In-Situ Generated Sulfenates with Diaryliodonium Salts
H. Yu, Z. Li, C. Bolm, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 7104-7106.

Conversion of Simple Cyclohexanones into Catechols
Y.-F. Liang, X. Li, X. Wang, M. Zou, C. Tang, Y. Liang, S. Song, N. Jiao, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 12271-12277.

Multicomponent Synthesis of Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines: Aerobic Oxidative Formation of C-N and C-S Bonds by Flavin-Iodine-Coupled Organocatalysis
H. Okai, K. Tanimoto, R. Ohkado, H. Iida, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 8002-8006.

Radical C(sp2)-H Trifluoromethylation of Aldehydes in Aqueous Solution
P. Zhang, H. Shen, L. Zhu, W. Cao, C. Li, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 7062-7065.

Fe-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative C-CN Bond Cleavage of Arylacetonitriles Leading to Various Esters
W. Kong, B. Li, X. Xu, Q. Song, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 8436-8443.

Bi(cyclopentyl)diol-Derived Boronates in Highly Enantioselective Chiral Phosphoric Acid-Catalyzed Allylation, Propargylation, and Crotylation of Aldehydes
J. Yuan, P. Jain, J. C. Antilla, J. Org. Chem., 2020, 85, 12988-13003.

Cooperative Palladium/Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Transfer Hydrocyanation of Alkenes and Alkynes Using 1-Methylcyclohexa-2,5-diene-1-carbonitrile
A. Bhunia, K. Bergander, A. Studer, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 15976-15984.

Catalytic Enantioselective Carbon-Oxygen Bond Formation: Phosphine-Catalyzed Synthesis of Benzylic Ethers via the Oxidation of Benzylic C-H Bonds
D. T. Ziegler, G. C. Fu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 12069-12072.

Streamlined Catalytic Enantioselective Synthesis of α-Substituted β,γ-Unsaturated Ketones and Either of the Corresponding Tertiary Homoallylic Alcohol Diastereomers
J. del Pozo, S. Zhang, F. Romiti, S. Xu, R. P. Conger, A. H. Hoveyda, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 18200-18212.

Construction of N-Heterocyclic Systems Containing a Fully Substituted Allylic Carbon by Palladium/Phosphine Catalysis
Y. Ogiwara, Y. Suzuki, K. Sato, N. Sakai, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 6965-6969.

Synthesis of Substituted 3(2H)-Furanones Using Alkylative Intramolecular Cyclization of Sulfonium Salts
S. Inagaki, M. Ukaku, A. Chiba, F. Takahashi, Y. Yoshimi, T. Morita, T. Kawano, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 8363-8369.

Copper-Catalyzed Aerobic Cyclization of β,γ-Unsaturated Hydrazones with Concomitant C=C Bond Cleavage
Z. Fan, J. Feng, Y. Hou, M. Rao, J. Cheng, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 7981-7985.

Carbonylative Synthesis of 3-Substituted Thiochromenones via Rhodium-Catalyzed [3 + 2 + 1] Cyclization of Different Aromatic Sulfides, Alkynes, and Carbon Monoxide
F. Zhu, X.-F. Wu, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 13612-13617.

Visible Light Photoredox-Catalyzed Arylative Ring Expansion of 1-(1-Arylvinyl)cyclobutanol Derivatives
S. J. Kwon, D. Y. Kim, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 4562-4565.