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Radical "On Water" Addition to the C=N Bond of Hydrazones: A Synthesis of Isoindolinone Derivatives
T. K. Nam, D. O. Jang, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 7373-7379.

Manganese-Catalyzed Borylation of Unactivated Alkyl Chlorides
T. C. Atack, S. P. Cook, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 6139-6142.

Copper Triflate: An Efficient Catalyst for Direct Conversion of Secondary Alcohols into Azides
P. Khedar, K. Pericherla, A. Kumar, Synlett, 2014, 25, 515-518.

Water-Soluble Hypervalent Iodine(III) Having an I-N Bond. A Reagent for the Synthesis of Indoles
H.-D. Xia, Y.-D. Zhang, Y.-H. Wang, C. Zhang, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 4052-4056.

Silver-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Allylation of Aliphatic Carboxylic Acids in Aqueous Solution
L. Cui, H. Chen, C. Liu, C. Li, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 2188-2191.

Preparation of 3,5-Disubstituted Pyrazoles and Isoxazoles from Terminal Alkynes, Aldehydes, Hydrazines and Hydroxylamine
R. Harigae, K. Moriyama, H. Togo, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 2049-2058.

OBO-Protected Pyruvates as Reagents for the Synthesis of Functionalized Heteroaromatic Compounds
C. H. A. Esteves, M. Koyioni, K. E. Christensen, P. D. Smith, T. J. Donohoe, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 4048-4051.

Preparation of 5-Aryl-2-Alkyltetrazoles with Aromatic Aldehydes, Alkylhydrazine, Di-tert-butyl Azodicarboxylate, and [Bis(trifluoroacetoxy)iodo]benzene
T. Imai, R. Harigae, K. Moriyama, H. Togo, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 3975-3980.

Vicinal Difunctionalization of Alkenes: Chlorotrifluoromethylation with CF3SO2Cl by Photoredox Catalysis
S. H. Oh, Y. R. Malpani, N. Ha, Y.-S. Jung, S. B. Han, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 1310-1313.

Visible-Light-Induced Decarboxylative Iodination of Aromatic Carboxylic Acids
M. Jiang, H. Yang, Y. Jin, L. Ou, H. Fu, Synlett, 2018, 29, 1572-1577.

Metal-Free Markovnikov-Type Alkyne Hydration under Mild Conditions
W. Liu, H. Wang, C.-J. Li, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 2184-2187.

Transition-Metal-Free Acid-Mediated Synthesis of Aryl Sulfides from Thiols and Thioethers
A. M. Wagner, M. S. Sanford, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 2263-2264.

Thermoinduced Free-Radical C-H Acyloxylation of Tertiary Enaminones: Catalyst-Free Synthesis of Acyloxyl Chromones and Enaminones
Y. Guo, Y. Xiang, L. Wei, J.-P. Wan, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 3971-3974.

Recyclable Polystyrene-Supported Copper Catalysts for the Aerobic Oxidative Homocoupling of Terminal Alkynes
S. Yan, S. Pan, T. Osako, Y. Uozumi, Synlett, 2016, 27, 1232-1236.

Synthesis of Chiral α-Diarylacetic Esters by Stereospecific 1,2-Aryl Migration Promoted by in Situ Generated Acetals from Benzoins
R. B. Kothapalli, R. Niddana, R. Balmurugan, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 1278-1281.

Micelle-Enabled Photoassisted Selective Oxyhalogenation of Alkynes in Water under Mild Conditions
L. Finck, J. Brals, B. Pavuluri, F. Gallou, S. Handa, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 7366-7372.

Rh-Catalyzed Stereospecific Synthesis of Allenes from Propargylic Benzoates and Arylboronic Acids
J. Ruchti, E. M. Carreira, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 2174-2176.

Copper-Catalyzed N-Arylation of Sulfonamides with Boronic Acids in Water under Ligand-Free and Aerobic Conditions
M. Nasrollahzadeh, A. Ehsani, M. Maham, Synlett, 2014, 25, 505-508.

Sulfonamide Synthesis via Calcium Triflimide Activation of Sulfonyl Fluorides
P. Mukherjee , C. P. Woroch, L. Cleary, M. Rusznak, R. W. Franzese, M. R. Reese, J. W. Tucker, J. M. Humphrey, S. M. Etuk, S. C. Kwan, C. W. am Ende, N. D. Ball, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 3943-3947.

Chan-Evans-Lam Amination of Boronic Acid Pinacol (BPin) Esters: Overcoming the Aryl Amine Problem
J. C. Vantourout, R. P. Law, A. Isidro-Llobet, S. J. Atkinson, A. J. B. Watson, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 3942-3950.

Aldehydes and Ketones Formation: Copper-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Decarboxylation of Phenylacetic Acids and α-Hydroxyphenylacetic Acids
Q. Feng, Q. Song, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 1867-1871.

Transition-Metal-Free Aminoacylation of Ynones with Amides: Synthesis of 3-Carbonyl-4-quinolinones or Functionalized Enaminones
Z. Zheng, Q. Tao, Y. Ao, M. Xu, Y. Li, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 3907-3910.

Tetrahydroxydiboron-Mediated Palladium-Catalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation and Deuteriation of Alkenes and Alkynes Using Water as the Stoichiometric H or D Atom Donor
S. P. Cummings, T.-N. Le, G. E. Fernandez, L. G. Quiambao, B. J. Stokes, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 6107-6110.

Copper-Catalyzed Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling of Arylboronate Esters: Transmetalation with (PN)CuF and Identification of Intermediates
S. K. Gurung, S. Thapa, A. Kafle, D. A. Dickie, R. Giri, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 1264-1267.

Highly Regio- and Stereoselective Catalytic Synthesis of Conjugated Dienes and Polyenes
V. T. Nguyen, H. T. Dang, H. H. Pham, V. D. Nguyen, C. Flores-Hansen, H. D. Arman, O. V. Larionov, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 8434-8438.

Rh- and Cu-Cocatalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Approach to Quinazolines via [4 + 2] C-H Annulation with Alkyl Azides
X. Wang, N. Jiao, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 2150-2153.

Stereodivergent α-Allylation of Linear Aldehydes with Dual Iridium and Amine Catalysis
S. Krautwald, M. A. Schafroth, D. Sarlah, E. M. Carreira, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 3020-3023.

N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Catalyzed Synthesis of α-Trifluoromethyl Esters
F. Gelat, A. Patra, X. Pannecoucke, A. T. Biju, T. Poisson, T. Besset, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 3897-3901.

Silver(I)-Catalyzed Tandem Sigamatropic Rearrangement/1,3-H Shift/6π Aza-electrocyclization of N-Propargylic Hydrazones: A Mild Synthetic Route to 1,6-Dihydropyridazines
Z.-C. Ding, L-C. Ju, Y. Yang, X.-M. An, Y.-B. Zhou, R.-H. Li, H.-T. Tang, C.-K. Ding, Z.-P. Zhan, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 3936-3941.

Direct Cross-Coupling Access to Diverse Aromatic Sulfide: Palladium-Catalyzed Double C-S Bond Construction Using Na2S2O3 as a Sulfurating Reagent
Z. Qiao, J. Wei, X. Jiang, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 1212-1215.