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Hetero-Tetradehydro-Diels-Alder Cycloaddition of Enynamides and Cyanamides: Gold-Catalyzed Generation of Diversely Substituted 2,6-Diaminopyridines
N. V. Shcherbakov, D. V. Dar'in, Y. Y. Kukushkin, Y. Y. Dubovtsev, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 7218-7228.

One-Pot Reaction of Carboxylic Acids, Ynol Ethers, and m-CPBA for Synthesis of α-Carbonyloxy Esters
L. Zeng, H. Sajiki, S. Cui, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 6423-6426.

Directed β C-H Amination of Alcohols via Radical Relay Chaperones
E. A. Wappes, K. M. Nakafuku, D. A. Nagib, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 10204-10207.

Manganese-Mediated Direct Functionalization of Hantzsch Esters with Alkyl Iodides via an Aromatization-Dearomatization Strategy
X.-G. Liu, C.-S. Dong, F. Li, B. Zhang, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 4002-4007.

Metal-Ligand Cooperative Approach To Achieve Dehydrogenative Functionalization of Alcohols to Quinolines and Quinazolin-4(3H)-ones under Mild Aerobic Conditions
S. Das, S. Sinha, D. Samanta, R. Mondal, G. Chakraborty, P. Brandaő, N. D. Paul, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 10160-10171.

A Modular Synthesis of 4-Aminoquinolines and [1,3] N-to-C Rearrangement to Quinolin-4-ylmethanesulfonamides
K. H. Oh, J. G. Kim, J. K. Park, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3994-3997.

Asymmetric Reduction of Aromatic α-Dehydroamino Acid Esters with Water as Hydrogen Source
Y. Dai, J. Chen, Z. Wang, T. Wang, L. Wang, Y. Yang, X. Qiao, B. Fan, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 7141-7147.

Iron-Catalyzed Anti-Markovnikov Hydroamination and Hydroamidation of Allylic Alcohols
W. Ma, X. Zhang, J. Fan, Y. Liu, W. Tang, D. Xue, C. Li, J. Xiao, C. Wang, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 13506-13515.

Selective Aerobic Oxidation of Primary Alcohols to Aldehydes
M. Shibuya, K. Furukawa, Y. Yamamoto, Synlett, 2017, 28, 1554-1557.

Controllable Lewis Base Catalyzed Michael Addition of α-Amino­nitriles to Activated Alkenes: Facile Synthesis of Functionalized γ-Amino Acid Esters and γ-Lactams
Z.-Y. He, H.-C. Jang, L.-S. Teng, Z.-L. Wei, W.-W. Liao, Synthesis, 2021, 53, 1833-1841.

Benzaldehyde- and Nickel-Catalyzed Photoredox C(sp3)-H Alkylation/Arylation with Amides and Thioethers
X. Si, L. Zhang, A. S. K. Hashmi, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 6259-6263.

Cu-Catalyzed Hydrocarbonylative C-C Coupling of Terminal Alkynes with Alkyl Iodides
L.-J. Cheng, N. P. Mankad, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 10200-10203.

Cobalt-Catalyzed Chemoselective Transfer Hydrogenative Cyclization Cascade of Enone-Tethered Aldehydes
S.-S. Ma, B.-L. Jiang, Z.-K. Yu, S.-J. Zhang, B.-H. Xu, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 3873-3878.

Hypervalent Iodine(III)-Mediated Tosyloxylation of 4-Hydroxycoumarins
B. Xu, Y. Gao, J. Han, Z. Xing, S. Zhao, Z. Zhang, R. Ren, L. Wang, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 10136-10144.

Aluminum Chloride-Mediated Dieckmann Cyclization for the Synthesis of Cyclic 2-Alkyl-1,3-alkanediones: One-Step Synthesis of the Chiloglottones
A. M. Armaly, S. Bar, C. S. Schindler, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3958-3961.

Mild Copper-Catalyzed Addition of Arylboronic Esters to Di-tert-butyl Dicarbonate: An Easy Access to Methyl Arylcarboxylates
J.-D. Xu, X.-B. Su, C. Wang, L.-W. Yao, J.-H. Liu, G.-Q. Hu, Synlett, 2021, 32, 833-837.

Rhenium-Catalyzed Phthalide Synthesis from Benzamides and Aldehydes via C-H Bond Activation
B. Jia, Y. Yang, X. Jin, G. Mao, C. Wang, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 6259-6263.

N-Heterocyclic Carbene Catalyzed Transformylation
J. E. M. Fernando, A. Levens, D. Moock, D. W. Lupton, Synthesis, 2017, 49, 3505-3510.

Annulation Cascade of Sulfamate-Derived Cyclic Imines with Glycine Aldimino Esters: Synthesis of 1,3-Benzoxazepine Scaffolds
M. K. Reddy, V. Bhajammanavar, M. Baidya, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 3868-3872.

Iron-Catalyzed Regioselective Decarboxylative Alkylation of Coumarins and Chromones with Alkyl Diacyl Peroxides
C. Jin, X. Zhang, B. Sun, Z. Yan, T. Xu, Synlett, 2019, 30, 1585-1591.

Copper-Catalyzed Synthesis of Substituted 2,4-Diamino-1,3,5-triazines from 1,1-Dibromoalkenes and Biguanides
C. Zhang, M.-T. Ban, K. Zhu, L.-Y. Zhang, Z.-Y. Luo, S.-N. Guo, D.-M. Cui, Y. Zhang, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3947-3949.

Synthetic and Computational Studies on RhIII-Catalyzed Redox-Neutral Cascade of Carbenoid Functionalization and Dephosphonylative Annulation
S. Bera, P. Mondal, D. Sarkar, V. B. Pathi, S. Pakrashy, A. Datta, B. Banerji, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 7069-7077.

Catalyst-Free Regioselective N2 Arylation of 1,2,3-Triazoles Using Diaryl Iodonium Salts
S. Roshandel, M. J. Lunn, G. Rasul, D. S. M. Ravinson, S. C. Suri, G. K. S. Prakash, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 6255-6258.

Enantioselective [3 + 2] Annulation of Enals with 2-Aminoacrylates Catalyzed by N-Heterocyclic Carbene
X.-S. Li, L.-L. Zhao, X.-K. Wang, L.-L. Cao, X.-Q. Shi, R. Zhang, J. Qi, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3943-3946.

Rh(III)-Catalyzed C-H Activation/[3 + 2] Annulation of N-Phenoxyacetamides via Carbooxygenation of 1,3-Dienes
L. Wu, L. Li, H. Zhang, H. Gao, Z. Zhou, W. Yi, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 3844-3849.

Synthesis of Flavanones via Palladium(II)-Catalyzed One-Pot β-Arylation of Chromanones with Arylboronic Acids
H.-S. Yoo, S.-H. Son, Y. Y. Cho, S. J. Lee, H. J. Jang, Y. M. Kim, D. H. Kim, N. Y. Kim, B. Y. Park, Y. S. Lee, N.-J. Kim, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 10012-10023.

Elemental Sulfur-Promoted Oxidative Rearranging Coupling between o-Aminophenols and Ketones: A Synthesis of 2-Alkyl benzoxazoles under Mild Conditions
T. B. Nguyen, P. Retailleau, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3887-3890.

[(PPh3)2NiCl2]-Catalyzed C-N Bond Formation Reaction via Borrowing Hydrogen Strategy: Access to Diverse Secondary Amines and Quinolines
S. N. R. Donthireddy, V. K. Pandey, A. Rit, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 6994-7001.

A Regioselective Approach to C3-Aroylcoumarins via Cobalt-Catalyzed­ C(sp2)-H Activation Carbonylation of Coumarins
R. Pashazadeh, S. Rajai-Daryasarei, S. Mirzaei, M. Soheilizad, S. Ansari, M. Shabanian, Synthesis, 2019, 51, 3014-3020.