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Cu(I)-Catalyzed Three-Component Reaction of Diazo Compound with Terminal Alkyne and Nitrosobenzene for the Synthesis of Trifluoromethyl Dihydroisoxazoles
X. Lv, Z. Kang, D. Xing, W. Hu, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 4843-4847.

Fluoroform-Derived CuCF3 for Trifluoromethylation of Terminal and TMS-Protected Alkynes
L. He, G. C. Tsui, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 2800-2803.

Metal-Free Iodination of Arylboronic Acids and the Synthesis of Biaryl Derivatives
L. Niu, H. Zhang, H. Yang, H. Fu, Synlett, 2014, 25, 995-1000.

Lewis Acids Catalyzed Annulations of Ynamides with Acyl Chlorides for Constructing 4-Amino-2-naphthol Derivatives and 3-Aminocyclobutenones
C. Qian, K. Liu, S.-W. Tao, F.-L. Zhang, Y.-M. Zhu, S.-L. Yang, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 9201-9209.

Synthesis of 3-Substituted Aryl[4,5]isothiazoles through an All-Heteroatom Wittig-Equivalent Process
F. Xu, Y. Chen, E. Fan, Z. Sun, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 2777-2779.

Staudinger Condensation for the Preparation of Thiohydantoins
S. Gosling, C. El Amri, A. Tatibouët, Synthesis, 2014, 46, 1079-1084.

Zirconium-Catalyzed Reaction of 1-Alkynyl Sulfides with Et3Al: A Novel Route to Trisubstituted 1-Alkenyl Sulfides
R. N. Kadikova, I. R. Ramazanov, A. V. Vyatkin, U. M. Dzehmilev, Synthesis, 2018, 50, 1773-1775.

A C-H Insertion Approach to Functionalized Cyclopentenones
Y. Wang, M. Zarca, L.-Z. Gong, L. Zhang, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 7516-7519.

Recyclable Polystyrene-Supported Siloxane-Transfer Agent for Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions
M. H. Nguyen, A. B. Smith, III, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 2070-2073.

Catalytic Hydrothiolation: Regio- and Enantioselective Coupling of Thiols and Dienes
X.-H. Yang, R. T. Davison, V. M. Dong, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 10443-10446.

Copper-Mediated [3 + 2] Oxidative Cyclization Reaction of N-Tosylhydrazones and β-Ketoesters: Synthesis of 2,3,5-Trisubstituted Furans
Y. Huang, X. Li, Y. Yu, C. Zhu, W. Wu, H. Jiang, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 5014-5020.

Mild Regiospecific Synthesis of 1-Alkoxy-isochromenes Catalyzed by Well-Defined [Silver(I)(Pyridine-Containing Ligand)] Complexes
M. Dell'Acqua, B. Castano, C. Cecchini, T. Pedrazzini, V. Pirovano, E. Rossi, A. Caseli, G. Abbiati, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 3494-3505.

Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Three-Component Coupling of Anthranilamides with Isocyanides and Arylboronic Acids: Access to 2,3-Disubstituted Quinazolinones
C. Qian, K. Liu, S.-W. Tao, F.-L. Zhang, Y.-M. Zhu, S.-L. Yang, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 9201-9209.

Metal-Free Reduction of Aromatic Nitro Compounds to Aromatic Amines with B2pin2 in Isopropanol
H. Lu, Z. Geng, J. Li, D. Zou, Y. Wu, Y. Wu, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 2774-2776.

Organocatalytic Approach for C(sp3)-H Bond Arylation, Alkylation, and Amidation of Isochromans under Facile Conditions
W. Muramatsu, K. Nakano, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 2042-2045.

Pd-PEPPSI-IPentAn Promoted Deactivated Amination of Aryl Chlorides with Amines under Aerobic Conditions
F.-D. Huang, C. Xu, D.-D. Lu, D.-S. Shen, T. Li, F.-S. Liu, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 9144-9155.

Ni-Catalyzed Carboxylation of Unactivated Alkyl Chlorides with CO2
M. Börjesson, T. Moragas, R. Martin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 7504-7507.

Chemoselective Reactions of (E)-1,3-Dienes: Cobalt-Mediated Isomerization to (Z)-1,3-Dienes and Reactions with Ethylene
Y. N. Timsina, S. Biswas, T. V. RajanBabu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 6215-6218.

Photooxidative Keto-Trifluoromethylation of Styrenes by Means of an Anthraquinone-Based Organocatalyst
E. Yamaguchi, Y. Kamito, K. Matsuo, J. Ishihara, A. Itoh, Synthesis, 2018, 50, 3161-3168.

Rhodium-Catalyzed ipso-Borylation of Alkylthioarenes via C-S Bond Cleavage
Y. Uetake, T. Niwa, T. Hosoya, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 2750-2753.

Lanthanum(III) Triflate Catalyzed Direct Amidation of Esters
H. Morimoto, R. Fujiwara, Y. Shimizu, K. Morisaki, T. Ohshima, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 2018-2021.

Transition-Metal-Free Approach for the Synthesis of 4-Aryl-quinolines from Alkynes and Anilines
M. Phanindrudu, S. B. Wakade, D. K. Tiwari, P. R. Likhar, D. K. Tiwari, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 9137-9143.

Copper-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Cyclization of Ketoxime Acetates with Pyridines for the Synthesis of Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines
Z.-H. Ren, M.-N. Zhao, Y. Yi, Y.-Y. Wang, Z.-H. Guan, Synthesis, 2016, 48, 1920-1926.

Improved Conditions for the Proline-Catalyzed Aldol Reaction of Acetone with Aliphatic Aldehydes
A. Martínez, K. Zumbansen, A. Döhring, M. van Gemmeren, B. List, Synlett, 2014, 25, 932-934.

N-N Bond Formation between Primary Amines and Nitrosos: Direct Synthesis of 2-Substituted Indazolones with Mechanistic Insights
J. S. Zhu, N. Kraemer, M. E: Shatskikh, C. J. Li, J.-H. Son, M. H. Haddadin, D. J. Tantillo, M.  J. Kurth, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 4736-4739.

Chemoselective Schwartz Reagent Mediated Reduction of Isocyanates to Formamides
V. Pace, K. de la Vega-Hernández, E. Urban, T. Langer, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 2750-2753.

Palladium-Catalyzed Hydroarylation, Hydroalkenylation, and Hydrobenzylation of Ynol Ethers with Organohalides: A Regio- and Stereoselective Entry to α,β- and β,β-Disubstituted Alkenyl Ethers
W. Cui, J. Yin, R. Zheng, C. Cheng, Y. Bai, G. Zhu, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 3487-3493.

Metal-free Reduction of Nitro Aromatics to Amines with B2(OH)4/H2O
D. Chen, Y. Zhou, H. Zhou, S. Liu, Q. Liu, K. Zhang, Y. Uozumi, Synthesis, 2018, 50, 1765-1768.

Electrosynthesis of (E)-Vinyl Sulfones Directly from Cinnamic Acids and Sodium Sulfinates via Decarboxylative Sulfono Functionalization
P. Qian, M. Bi, J. Su, Z. Zha, Z. Wang, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 4876-4882.

Dual Visible Light Photoredox and Gold-Catalyzed Arylative Ring Expansion
X.-Z. Shu, M. Zhang, Y. He, H. Frei, F. D. Toste, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 5844-5847.