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Alkali Carbonates Improve β,β-Diaryl Serine-Catalyzed Enantioselective α-Fluorination of β-Dicarbonyl Compounds
K. Endo, D. Tomon, S. Arimitsu, J. Org. Chem., 2023, 88, 9037-9045.

Synthesis of 5-Vinyl-2-isoxazolines by Palladium-Catalyzed Intramolecular O-Allylation of Ketoximes
R. A. Fernandes, A. J. Gangani, A. Panja, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 6277-6231.

Engaging Alkenes and Alkynes in Deaminative Alkyl-Alkyl and Alkyl-Vinyl Cross-Couplings of Alkylpyridinium Salts
K. M. Baker, D. L. Baca, S. Plunkett, M. E. Daneker, M. P. Watson, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 9738-9741.

Iridium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of 1-Aryl-1-alkylethenes with Ethanol
X. Tang, L. Qian, G. Liu, Z. Huang, Org. Lett., 2023, 25, 4950-4954.

Enantioselective Cobalt-Catalyzed Cascade Hydrosilylation and Hydroboration of Alkynes to Access Enantioenriched 1,1-Silylboryl Alkanes
S. Jin, K. Liu, S. Wang, Q. Song, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 13124-13134.

Methoxy Groups Increase Reactivity of Bifunctional Tetraarylphosphonium Salt Catalysts for Carbon Dioxide Fixation: A Mechanistic Study
Y. Toda, Y. Komiyama, H. Esaki, K. Fukushima, H. Suga, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 15578-15589.

Catalyst-Free Oxidation of Sulfides to Sulfoxides by gem-Dihydroperoxide under Mild Conditions
S. A. Grabovskii, N. M. Andrijashina, A. N. Lobov, A. V. Antipin, R. L. Safiullin, Synlett, 2023, 34, 1247-1252.

Microwave-Assisted Palladium-Catalyzed Reductive Cyclization/Ring-Opening/Aromatization Cascade of Oxazolidines to Isoquinolines
X. Xu, H. Feng, E. V. Van der Eycken, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 6578-6582.

LiHMDS-Promoted Palladium-Catalyzed Sonogashira Cross-Coupling of Aryl Fluorides with Terminal Alkynes
J. He, K. Yang, J. Zhao, S. Cao, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 9714-9718.

Dual-Hydrogen-Bond Donor and BrÝnsted Acid Cocatalysis Enables Highly Enantioselective Protio-Semipinacol Rearrangement Reactions
M. A. S. Blackburn, C. C. Wagen, M. R. Bodrogean, P. M. Tadross, A. J. Bendelsmith, D. A. Kutateladze, E. N. Jacobsen, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2023, 145, 15036-15042.

Intermolecular [5 + 1]-Cycloaddition between Vinyl Diazo Compounds and tert-Butyl Nitrite to 1,2,3-Triazine 1-Oxides and Their Further Transformation to Isoxazoles
L. De Angelis, H. Zheng, M. T. Perz, H. Arman, M. P. Doyle, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 6542-6546.

Asymmetric Synthesis of Chiral Sulfoximines via the S-Arylation of Sulfinamides
Y. Aota, T. Kano, K. Maruoka, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 19263-19268.

Zr-Catalyzed Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted 1,3-Diacylpyrroles from N-Acyl α-Aminoaldehydes and 1,3-Dicarbonyls
C. Evans, W. J. Berkey, C. W. Jones, S. France, J. Org. Chem., 2023, 88, 8915-8928.

Photoinduced Hydrocarboxylation via Thiol-Catalyzed Delivery of Formate Across Activated Alkenes
S. N. Alektiar, Z. K. Wickens, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 13022-13028.

Ligand-Controlled Regiodivergent Silylation of Allylic Alcohols by Ni/Cu Catalysis for the Synthesis of Functionalized Allylsilanes
Y. Gan, W. Xu, Y. Liu, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 9652-9657.

Deaminative Addition of Alkylpyridinium Salt to Aldehyde
Y. Huang, Z. Liu, W. H. Liu, Org. Lett., 2023, 25, 4934-4939.

Yb(OTf)3-Mediated Regioselective Hydroamination of Ynamides with Anilines and p-Toluenesulfonamide
X. Zeng, Q. Gu, W. Dai, Y. Xie, X. Liu, G. Wu, Synthesis, 2021, 53, 2889-2896.

Oxalic Acid Monothioester for Palladium-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Thiocarbonylation and Hydrothiocarbonylation
B. Zhao, Y. Fu, R. Shang, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 9521-9526.

Intramolecular Cyclization of N-Propargylic Amides without Transition-Metal Catalysis for Synthesis of Fluoroalkylated Oxazoles: Using Carboxylic Acid Anhydrides as the Fluoroalkyl Source
T. Sugiishi, R. Motegi, H. Amii, Synthesis, 2023, 55, 1984-1995.

Direct C-C Bond Cleavage of 1,3-Dicarbonyl Compounds as a Single-Carbon Synthon: Synthesis of 2-Aryl-4-quinolinecarboxylates
Y. Zhou, P. Zhao, L.-S. Wang, X.-X. Yu, C. Huang, Y. D. Wu, A.-X. Wu, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 6461-6465.

Ni-Catalyzed Reductive Cyanation of Aryl Halides and Phenol Derivatives via Transnitrilation
L. R. Mills, J. M. Graham, P. Patel, S. A. L. Rousseaux, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 19257-19262.

Heterogeneous V2O5/TiO2-Mediated Photocatalytic Reduction of Nitro Compounds to the Corresponding Amines under Visible Light
S. Kumar, S. K. Maurya, J. Org. Chem., 2023, 88, 8690-8702.

Vinyl Thianthrenium Tetrafluoroborate: A Practical and Versatile Vinylating Reagent Made from Ethylene
F. JuliŠ, J. Yan, F. Paulus, T. Ritter, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 12992-12998.

Pd-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Cycloaddition of N-Containing Allylic Carbonates with Isocyanates
I. Khan, B. H. Shah, C. Zhao, F. Xu, Y. J. Zhang, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 9452-9456.

N1-Allylation of Arylhydrazines via a Palladium-Catalyzed Allylic Substitution
X. Wang, X. Wang, S. Shu, J. Liu, Q. Liu, T. Wang, Z. Zhang, Org. Lett., 2023, 25, 4880-4885.

Fluorination of 2H-Indazoles Using N-Fluorobenzenesulfonimide
P. Ghosh, A. Hajra, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 10883-10888.

Direct Access to Allenylphosphine Oxides via a Metal Free Coupling of Propargylic Substrates with P(O)H Compounds
C.-H. Yang, H. Fan, H. Li, S. Hou, X. Sun, D. Luo, Y. Zhang, Z. Yang, J. Chang, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 9438-9441.

Catalytic Enantioselective Synthesis of 3-Piperidines from Arylboronic Acids and Pyridine
S. Mishra, S. Karabiyikoglu, S. P. Fletcher, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2023, 145, 14221-14226.

Multicomponent Synthesis of Biologically Relevant S-Aryl Dithiocarbamates Using Diaryliodonium Salts
S. K. Parida, S. Jaiswal, P. Singh, S. Murarka, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 6401-6406.

Electrochemistry-Enabled Ir-Catalyzed Vinylic C-H Functionalization
Q.-L. Yang, Y.-K. Xing, X.-Y. Wang, H.-X. Ma, X.-J. Weng, X. Yang, H.-M. Guo, T.-S. Mei, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 18970-18976.

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