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Merging NiH Catalysis and Inner-Sphere Metal-Nitrenoid Transfer for Hydroamidation of Alkynes
X. Lyu, J. Zhang, D. Kim, S. Seo, S. Chang, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 5867-5877.

RuII-Catalyzed/NH2-Assisted Selective Alkenyl C-H [5 + 1] Annulation of Alkenylanilines with Sulfoxonium Ylides to Quinolines
P. Chen, J. Nan, Y. Hu, Q. Ma, Y. Ma, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 4812-4815.

Electrooxidative Tandem Cyclization of Activated Alkynes with Sulfinic Acids To Access Sulfonated Indenones
J. Wen, W. Shi, F. Zhang, D. Liu, S. Tang, H. Wang, X.-M. Lin, A. Lei, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3131-3134.

Ammonia-borane as a Catalyst for the Direct Amidation of Carboxylic Acids
P. V. Ramachandran, H. J. Hamann, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 2938-2942.

Formation of Complex Hydrazine Derivatives via Aza-Lossen Rearrangement
D. E. Polat, D. D. Brzezinski, A. M. Beauchemin, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 4849-4852.

Palladium-Catalyzed Enantioselective Arylation of Aryl Sulfenate Anions: A Combined Experimental and Computational Study
T. Jia, M. Zhang, S. P. McCollom, A. Bellomo, S. Montel, J. Mao, S. D. Dreher, C. J. Welch, E. L. Regalado, R. T. Williamson, B. C. Manor, N. C. Tomson, P. J. Walsh, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 8337-8345.

Copper and N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Catalyzed Oxidative Amidation of Aldehydes with Amines
A. Singh, A. K. Narula, Synlett, 2021, 32, 718-722.

Radical α,β-Dehydrogenation of Saturated Amides via α-Oxidation with TEMPO under Transition Metal-Free Conditions
M.-M. Wang, G.-H. Sui, X.-C. Cui, H. Wang, J.-P. Qu, Y.-B. Kang, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 8267-8274.

Stereoselective Synthesis of Vinyl Iodides through Copper(I)-Catalyzed Finkelstein-Type Halide-Exchange Reaction
X. Feng, H. Zhang, W. Lu, Y. Yamamoto, A. I. Almansour, N. Arumugam, R. S. Kumar, M. Bao, Synthesis, 2017, 49, 2727-2732.

Catalyst-Free and Transition-Metal-Free Approach to 1,2-Diketones via Aerobic Alkyne Oxidation
D. Shen, H. Wang, Y. Zheng, X. Zhu, P. Gong, B. Wang, J. You. Y. Zhao, M. Chao, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 5354-5361.

Acceptor-Controlled Transfer Dehydration of Amides to Nitriles
H. Okabe, A. Naraoka, T. Isogawa, S. Oishi, H. Naka, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 4767-4770.

Diastereoselective Synthesis of Chiral 2,3-Disubstituted Indolines via Formal [3+2]-Cycloaddition of Arynes with γ-Amino-α,β-unsaturated Esters
R. D. Aher, G. M. Suryavanshi, A. Sudalai, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 5940-5946.

Palladium(II)-Catalyzed Three-Component Tandem Cyclization Reaction for the One-Pot Assembly of 4-Arylquinazolines
Z. Wang, W. Chen, C. He, G. Zhang, Y. Yu, Synthesis, 2021, 53, 1356-1364.

CO2/Photoredox-Cocatalyzed Tandem Oxidative Cyclization of α-Bromo Ketones and Amines To Construct Substituted Oxazoles
X. Zhang, Y. He, J. Li, R. Wang, L. Gu, G. Li, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 8225-8231.

Copper-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydroboration of 1,1-Disubstituted Alkenes
Z. Wang, X. He, R. Zhang, G. Zhang, G. Xu, Q. Zhang, T. Xiong, Q. Zhang, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3067-3070.

Radical Decarboxylative Carbometalation of Benzoic Acids: A Solution to Aromatic Decarboxylative Fluorination
P. Xu, P. López-Rojas, T. Ritter, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 5349-5354.

Alkylation Reactions of Azodicarboxylate Esters with 4-Alkyl-1,4-Dihydropyridines under Catalyst-Free Conditions
K. Nakajima, Y. Zhang, Y. Nishibayashi, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 4642-4645.

Enantioselective CuH-Catalyzed Hydroacylation Employing Unsaturated Carboxylic Acids as Aldehyde Surrogates
Y. Zhou, J. S. Bandar, S. L. Buchwald, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 8126-8129.

Metal-Free α-C(sp3)-H Aroylation of Amines via a Photoredox Catalytic Radical-Radical Cross-Coupling Process
G.-Q. Xu, T.-F. Xiao, G.-X. Feng, C.-Liu, B. Zhang, P.-F. Xu, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 2846-2852.

L-(-)-Quebrachitol as a Ligand for Selective Copper(0)-Catalyzed N-Arylation of Nitrogen-Containing Heterocycles
Q. Zhou, F. Du, Y. Chen, Y. Fu, W. Sun, Y. Wu, G. Chen, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 8160-8167.

A Michael Addition-Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation One-Pot Enantioselective Tandem Process for Syntheses of Chiral γ-Secondary Amino Alcohols
L. Wu, R. Jin, L. Li, X. Hu, T. Cheng, G. Liu, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3047-3050.

Chemoselective Reactions of Isocyanates with Secondary Amides: One-Pot Construction of 2,3-Dialkyl-Substituted Quinazolinones
Y. Lin, S.-F. He, H. Geng, Y.-C. Xiao, K.-L. Ji, J.-F. Zheng, P.-Q. Huang, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 5345-5353.

Electrochemical Deoxygenation of N-Heteroaromatic N-Oxides
P. Xu, H.-C. Xu, Synlett, 2019, 30, 1219-1221.

Reagent Design and Ligand Evolution for the Development of a Mild Copper-Catalyzed Hydroxylation Reaction
P. S. Fier, K. M. Maloney, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3033-3036.

One-Pot γ-Lactonization of Homopropargyl Alcohols via Intramolecular Ketene Trapping
D. Yamane, H. Tanaka, A. Hirata, Y. Tamura, D. Takahashi, Y. Takahashi, T. Nagamitsu, M. Ohtawa, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 2831-2835.

Sustainable Alkylation of Nitriles with Alcohols by Manganese Catalysis
J. C. Borgh, M. A. Tran, J. Sklyaruk, M. Rueping, O. El-Sepelgy, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 7927-7935.

Sonochemistry as a General Procedure for the Synthesis of Coumarins­, Including Multigram Synthesis
L. S. da Silveira Pinto, M. V. N. de Souza, Synthesis, 2017, 49, 2555-2561.

Sodium Aminodiboranate, a New Reagent for Chemoselective Reduction of Aldehydes and Ketones to Alcohols
J. Wang, Y. Guo, S. Li, X. Chen, Synlett, 2021, 32, 1104-1108.

Indium-Mediated Synthesis of Benzylic Hydroperoxides
Y. Hou, J. Hu, R. Xu, S. Pan, X. Zeng, G. Zhong, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 4428-4432.

Copper-Promoted Desulfitative N-Arylation of Sulfonamides and Sulfoximines with Sodium Arylsulfinates
Y. Jiang, Y. You, W. Dong, Z. Peng, Y. Zhang, D. An, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 5810-5818.