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Ni-Catalyzed Aryl Sulfide Synthesis through an Aryl Exchange Reaction
R. Isshiki, M. B. Kurosawa, K. Muto, J. Yamaguchi, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 10333-10340.

Di-tert-butyl Peroxide-Mediated Radical C(sp2/sp3)-S Bond Cleavage and Group-Transfer Cyclization
K. Luo, W.-C. Yang, K. Wei, Y. Liu, J.-K. Wang, L. Wu, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 7851-7856.

Phototriggered Dehydration Condensation Using an Aminocyclopropenone
K. Mishiro, Y. Yushima, M. Kunishima, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 4912-4915.

Tropylium-Promoted Hydroboration Reactions: Mechanistic Insights Via Experimental and Computational Studies
N. N. H. Ton, B. K. Mai, T. V. Nguyen, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 9117-9133.

Metal-Free Activation of C-I Bonds and Perfluoroalkylation of Alkenes with Visible Light Using Phosphine Catalysts
L. Helmecke, M. Spittler, K. Baumgarten, C. Czekelius, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 7804-7808.

Synthesis of Indazolones via Friedel-Crafts Cyclization of Blocked (Masked) N-Isocyanates
E. B. Elkaeed, J. An, A. M. Beauchemin, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 9890-9897.

Synthesis of α-Alkylated Ketones via Selective Epoxide Opening/Alkylation Reactions with Primary Alcohols
S. Genç, S. Gülcemal, S. Günnaz, B. Çetinkaya, D. Gülcemalv, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 5229-5234.

Nickel-Catalyzed Selective Reduction of Carboxylic Acids to Aldehydes
A. V. Iosub, S. Moravčík, C.-K. Wallentin, J. Berman, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 7804-7808.

Divalent Silicon-Assisted Activation of Dihydrogen in a Bis(N-heterocyclic silylene)xanthene Nickel(0) Complex for Efficient Catalytic Hydrogenation of Olefins
Y. Wang, A. Kostenko, S. Yao, M. Driess, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 13499-13506.

Copper-Catalyzed Coupling of Amines with Carbazates: An Approach to Carbamates
S.-N. Wang, G.-Y. Zhang, A. Shoberu, J.-P. Zou, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 9067-9075.

Visible-Light-Induced, Metal-Free Carbene Insertion into B-H Bonds between Acylsilanes and Pinacolborane
J.-H. Ye, L. Quach, T. Paulisch, F. Glorius, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 16227-16231.

Formyloxyacetoxyphenylmethane as an N-Formylating Reagent for Amines, Amino Acids, and Peptides
R. S. L. Chapman, R. Lawrence, J. M. J. Williams, S. D. Bull, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 4908-4911.

Palladium-Catalyzed C-P(III) Bond Formation by Coupling ArBr/ArOTf with Acylphosphines
X. Chen, H. Wu, R. Yu, H. Zhu, Z. Wang, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 8987-8996.

Acid-Catalyzed Synthesis of Aryl[4,5]isothiazoles through a Sulfenic Acid Pathway
H. Yuan, Z. Sun, Synlett, 2019, 30, 1904-1908.

Synthesis of Azobenzenes Using N-Chlorosuccinimide and 1,8-Diazabicyclo[5.4.0]undec-7-ene (DBU)
A. A. John, Q. Lin, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 9873-9876.

Tandem Alkylation/Michael Addition Reaction of Dithiocarbamic Acids with Alkyl γ-Bromocrotonates: Access to Functionalized 1,3-Thiazolidine-2-thiones
M. K. Foumeshi, A. Z. Halimehjani, A. Alaei, B. Klepetářová, P. Beier, Synthesis, 2021, 53, 2219-2228.

Tandem Wittig Reaction-Ring Contraction of Cyclobutanes: A Route to Functionalized Cyclopropanecarbaldehydes
F. Cuccu, L. Serusi, A. Luridiana, F. Secci, P. Caboni, D. J. Aitken, A. Frongia, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 7755-7758.

An Efficient Cascade Synthesis of Ethyl 3-Amino-5-oxoisoxazolidine-4-carboxylate Derivatives
R. Li, Q. Wei, X. Wang, Z. Ge, R. Li, Synthesis, 2017, 49, 4341-4349.

Synthetic Route to Enaminones via Metal-Free Four-Component Sequential Reactions of Aryl Olefins with CHCl3, Et3N, and TBHP
J. Zhang, P. Zhou, A. Yin, S. Zhang, W. Liu, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 8980-8986.

Transition-Metal-Free One-Pot Tandem Synthesis of 3-Ketoisoquinolines from Aldehydes and Phenacyl Azides
B. Prasad, M. Phanindrudu, D. K. Tiwari, A. Kamal, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 12334-12343.

Silver Nitrate-Catalyzed Isocyanide Insertion/Lactamization Sequence to Imidazolones and Quinazolin-4-ones: Development and Application in Natural Product Synthesis
A. Clemenceau, Q. Wang, J. Zhu, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 4872-4875.

Electrochemical Synthesis of Fluorinated Ketones from Enol Acetates and Sodium Perfluoroalkyl Sulfinates
V. A. Vil', V. M. Merkulova, A. I. Ilovaisky, S. A. Paveliev, G. I. Nikishin, A. O. Terent'ev, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 5107-5112.

Catalyst-Free Selective Oxidation of Diverse Olefins to Carbonyls in High Yield Enabled by Light under Mild Conditions
W. Yu, Z. Zhao, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 7713-7716.

Copper-Catalyzed TBHP-Mediated Radical Cross-Coupling Reaction of Sulfonylhydrazides with Thiols Leading to Thiosulfonates
G.-Y. Zhang, S.-S. Lv, A. Shoberu, J.-P. Zou, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 9801-9807.

Oxidative Cleavage of Alkenes by O2 with a Non-Heme Manganese Catalyst
Z. Huang, R. Guan, M. Shanmugam, E. L. Bennett, C. M. Robertson, A. Brookfield, E. J. L. MeInnes, J. Xiao, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 10005-10013.

Synthesis of N-Sulfonyl- and N-Acylpyrroles via a Ring-Closing Metathesis/Dehydrogenation Tandem Reaction
W. Chen, Y.-L. Zhang, H.-J. Li, X. Nan, Y. Liu, Y.-C. Wu, Synthesis, 2019, 51, 3651-3666.

Copper-Catalyzed Coupling Reaction of (Hetero)Aryl Chlorides and Amides
S. De, J. Yin, D. Ma, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 4864-4867.

FeCl2-Mediated Regioselective Aminochlorination and Aminoazidation of Styrenes with Trifluoromethanesulfonyl Azide
J. Zhao, H.-G. Huang, W. Li, W.-B. Liu, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 5102-5106.

Rhenium-Catalyzed Reduction of Carboxylic Acids with Hydrosilanes
D. Wei, R. Buhaibeh, Y. Canac, J.-B. Sortais, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 7713-7716.