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Iron(II)/Persulfate Mediated Newman-Kwart Rearrangement
T. Gendron, R. Pereira, H. Y. Abdi, T. H. Witney, E. Årstadt, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 249-252.

Metal-free, Regio-, and Stereo-Controlled Hydrochlorination and Hydrobromination of Ynones and Ynamides
X. Zeng, Z. Lu, S. Liu, G. B. Hammond, B. Xu, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 13179-13187.

A Bicyclic N-Heterocyclic Carbene as a Bulky but Accessible Ligand: Application to the Copper-Catalyzed Borylations of Aryl Halides
S. Ando, H. Matsunaga, T. Ishizuka, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 9671-9681.

Anti-Markovnikov Hydroazidation of Activated Olefins via Organic Photoredox Catalysis
N. P. R. Onuska, M. E. Schutzbach-Horton, J. L. R. Collazo, D. A. Nicewicz, Synlett, 2020, 31, 55-59.

Scalable Synthesis of Trifluoromethylated Imidazo-Fused N-Heterocycles Using TFAA and Trifluoroacetamide as CF3-Reagents
G. Schäfer, M. Ahmetovic, S. Abele, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 6578-6581.

Palladium-Catalyzed Desilylative Acyloxylation of Silicon-Carbon Bonds on (Trimethylsilyl)arenes: Synthesis of Phenol Derivatives from Trimethylsilylarenes
K. Gondo, J. Oyamada, T. Kitamura, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 4778-4781.

Catalytic Enantioselective Synthesis of 1,4-Benzodioxepines
X. Zou, G. Sun, H. Huang, J. Wang, W. Yang, J. Sun, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 249-252.

Widely Applicable Hydrofluorination of Alkenes via Bifunctional Activation of Hydrogen Fluoride
Z. Lu, X. Zeng, G. B. Hammon, B. Xu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 18202-18205.

Copper-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Allylboronic Acids with α-Diazoketones
A. Das, D. Wang, M.-C. Belhomme, K. J. Szabo, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 4754-4757.

Decarboxylative Borylation of mCPBA-Activated Aliphatic Acids
D. Wei, T.-M. Liu, B. Zhou, B. Han, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 234-238.

Synthesis of 3-Fluoropyridines via Photoredox-Mediated Coupling of α,α-Difluoro-β-iodoketones with Silyl Enol Ethers
S. I. Scherbinina, O. V. Fedorov, V. V. Levin, V. A. Kokorekin, M. I. Struchkova, A. D. Dilman, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 12967-12974.

Multicomponent Reaction of Z-Chlorooximes, Isocyanides, and Hydroxylamines as Hypernucleophilic Traps. A One-Pot Route to Aminodioximes and Their Transformation into 5-Amino-1,2,4-oxadiazoles by Mitsunobu-Beckmann Rearrangement
V. Mercalli, A. Massarotti, M. Varese, M. Giustiniano, F. Meneghetti, E. Novellino, G. C. Tron, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 9652-9661.

A Mild Synthesis of 2-Substituted Benzothiazoles via Nickel-Catalyzed Intramolecular Oxidative C-H Functionalization
M.-Y. Gao, J.-H. Li, S.-B. Zhang, L.-J. Chen, Y.-S. Li, Z.-B. Dong, J. Org. Chem., 2020, 85, 493-500.

Iron Catalyzed Hydroboration of Aldehydes and Ketones
S. R. Tamang, M. Findlater, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 12857-12862.

Silver-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Azidation of Aliphatic Carboxylic Acids
Y. Zhu, X. Liu, X. Wang, X. Huang, T. Shen, Y. Zhang, X. Sun, M. Zou, S. Song, N. Jiao, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 4702-4705.

Benzene-1,3,5-triyl Triformate (TFBen)-Promoted Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylative Synthesis of 2-Oxo-2,5-dihydropyrroles from Propargyl Amines
J. Ying, Z. Le, X.-F. Wu, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 194-198.

Carbonyl Iron Powder: A Reagent for Nitro Group Reductions under Aqueous Micellar Catalysis Conditions
N. R. Lee, A. A. Bikovtseva, M. Cortes-Clerget, F. Gallou, B. H. Lipshutz, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 6518-6521.

Selective Access to 4-Substituted 2-Aminothiazoles and 4-Substituted 5-Thiocyano-2-aminothiazoles from Vinyl Azides and Potassium Thiocyanate Switched by Palladium and Iron Catalysts
B. Chen, S. Guo, X. Guo, G. Zhang, Y. Yu, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 4698-4701.

POxAP Precatalysts and the Negishi Cross-Coupling Reaction
S.-Q. Tang, M. Schmitt, F. Bihel, Synthesis, 2020, 52, 51-59.

A Photochemical Two-Step Formal [5+2] Cycloaddition: A Condensation-Ring-Expansion Approach to Substituted Azepanes
S. M. Thullen, D. M. Rubush, T. Rovis, Synlett, 2017, 28, 2755-2758.

A Sustainable Multicomponent Pyrimidine Synthesis
N. Deibl, K. Ament, R. Kempe, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 12804-12807.

Reagent-Controlled Divergent Synthesis of 2-Amino-1,3-Benzoxazines and 2-Amino-1,3-Benzothiazines
V. P. R. K. Putta, N. Vodnala, R. Gujjarappa, U. Tyagi, A. Garg, S. Gupta, P. P. Pujar, C. C. Malakar, J. Org. Chem., 2020, 85, 380-396.

Photoredox-Catalyzed Deoxygenative Intramolecular Acylation of Biarylcarboxylic Acids: Access to Fluorenones
R. Ruzi, M. Zhang, K. Ablajan, C. Zhu, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 12834-12839.

Electrochemical Oxidative Decarboxylation of Malonic Acid Derivatives: A Method for the Synthesis of Ketals and Ketones
X. Ma, Y. Luo, S. Dochain, C. Mathot, I. E. Marko, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 4690-4693.

Highly Enantioselective Construction of Dihydrooxazines via Pd-Catalyzed Asymmetric Carboetherification
N. Li, B. Sun, S. Liu, J. Zhao, Q. Zhang, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 190-193.

General Method for the Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling of Primary Amide-Derived Electrophiles Enabled by [Pd(NHC)(cin)Cl] at Room Temperature
P. Lei, G. Meng, Y. Ling, J. An, S. P. Nolan, M. Szostak, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 6510-6513.

Metal- and Oxidant-Free Synthesis of Quinazolinones from β-Ketoesters with o-Aminobenzamides via Phosphorous Acid-Catalyzed Cyclocondensation and Selective C-C Bond Cleavage
Z. Li, J. Dong, X. Chen, Q. Li, Y. Zhou, S.-F. Yin, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 9392-9400.

Scandium(III) Triflate Catalyzed Direct Synthesis of N-Unprotected Ketimines
Y. Kondo, T. Kadota, Y. Hirazawa, K. Morisaki, H. Morimoto, T. Ohshima, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 120-123.

Design of a Photoredox Catalyst that Enables the Direct Synthesis of Carbamate-Protected Primary Amines via Photoinduced, Copper-Catalyzed N-Alkylation Reactions of Unactivated Secondary Halides
J. M. Ahn, J. C. Peters, G. C. Fu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 18101-18106.

Rhodium-Catalyzed, Enantioselective Hydroacylation of ortho-Allylbenzaldehydes
K. F. Johnson, A. C. Schmidt, L. M. Stanley, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 4654-4657.