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Highly Selective Synthesis of 2-Amino-4,6-diarylpyridine Derivatives by the Cascade Reaction of 1,1-Enediamines with α,β-Unsaturated Ketones
Q. Luo, R. Huang, Q. Xiao, Y. Yao, J. Lin, S.-J. Yan, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 1999-2011.

Stereospecific Copper-Catalyzed Domino Ring Opening and sp3 C-H Functionalization of Activated Aziridines with N-Alkylanilines
M. Sengoden, A. Bhowmick, T. Punniyamurthy, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 158-161.

Copper-Catalyzed Direct Amidation of Heterocycles with N-Fluorobenzenesulfonimide
S. Wang, Z. Ni, X. Huang, J. Wang, Y. Pan, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 5648-5651.

Alkenyl Exchange of Allylamines via Nickel(0)-Catalyzed C-C Bond Cleavage
C. Fan, X.-Y. Lv, L.-J. Xiao, J.-H. Xie, Q.-L. Zhou, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 2889-2893.

Visible-Light-Induced Acetalization of Aldehydes with Alcohols
H. Yi, L. Niu, S. Wang, T. Liu, A. K. Singh, A. Lei, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 122-125.

I2-Mediated Oxidative C-N Bond Formation for Metal-Free One-Pot Synthesis of Di-, Tri-, and Tetrasubstituted Pyrazoles from α,β-Unsaturated Aldehydes/Ketones and Hydrazines
X. Zhang, J. Kang, P. Niu, J. Wu, W. Yu, J. Chang, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 10170-10178.

Synthesis, Characterization, and Reactivity of an Ethynyl Benziodoxolone (EBX)-Acetonitrile Complex
M. Yudasaka, D. Shimbo, T. Maruyama, N. Tada, A. Itoh, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 1098-1102.

Copper(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective Boryl Substitution of Allyl Acylals: An Efficient Approach for Enantioenriched α-Chiral γ-Acetoxyallylboronates
Y. Takenouchi, R. Kojima, R. Momma, H. Ito, Synlett, 2017, 28, 270-274.

Homologation of Isocyanates with Lithium Carbenoids: A Straightforward Access to α-Halomethyl- and α,α-Dihalomethylamides
V. Pace, L. Castoldi, A. D. Mamuye, W. Holzer, Synthesis, 2014, 46, 2897-2909.

Cycloaddition of Aziridine with CO2/CS2 Catalyzed by Amidato Divalent Lanthanide Complexes
Y. Xie, C. Lu, B. Zhao, Q. Wang, Y. Yao, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 1951-1958.

Conversion of Arylboronic Acids to Tetrazoles Catalyzed by ONO Pincer-Type Palladium Complex
A. Vignesh, N. S. P. Bhuvanesh, N. Dharmaraj, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 887-892.

1,3-Dicyclohexylimidazol-2-ylidene as a Superior Ligand for the Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings of Aryl and Benzyl Methyl Ethers with Organoboron Reagents
M. Tobisu, A. Yasutome, H. Kinuta, K. Nakamura, N. Chatani, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 5572-5575.

Cyclopropenium-Activated DMSO for Swern-Type Oxidation
T. Guo, Y. Gao, Z. Li, J. Liu, K. Guo, Synlett, 2019, 30, 329-332.

Pyridine-Catalyzed Radical Borylation of Aryl Halides
L. Zhang, L. Jiao, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 607-610.

Cobalt-Catalyzed Enantioselective Hydroboration of 1,1-Disubstituted Aryl Alkenes
L. Zhang, Z. Zuo, X. Wan, Z. Huang, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 15501-15504.

Earth-Abundant Metal Catalysis Enabled by Counterion Activation
R. Agahi, A. J. Challinor, N. B. Carter, S. P. Thomas, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 993-997.

Hydroxytetraphenylenes as Chiral Ligands: Application to Asymmetric Darzens Reaction of Diazoacetamide with Aldehydes
G.-L. Chai, J.-W. Han, H. N. C. Wong, Synthesis, 2017, 49, 181-187.

Regioselective (Diacetoxyiodo)benzene-Promoted Halocyclization of Unfunctionalized Olefins
G.-Q. Liu, Y.-M. Li, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 10094-10109.

Multifunctionalization of Unactivated Cyclic Ketones via an Electrochemical Process: Access to Cyclic α-Enaminones
K. Hu, P. Qian, J.-H. Su, Z. Li, J. Wang, Z. Zha, Z. Wang, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 1647-1653.

P(NMe2)3-Mediated Aziridination of Imines with α-Ketoesters for Synthesis of Aziridine-2-carboxylates
J. Jiang, H. Liu, C.-D. Lu, Y.-J. Xu, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 811-818.

Iron Pentacarbonyl in Alkoxy- and Aminocarbonylation of Aromatic Halides
M. Babjak, O. Caletková, D. Ďurišová, T. Gracza, Synlett, 2014, 25, 2579-2584.

Selective Synthesis of ortho-Substituted Diarylsulfones by Using NHC-Au Catalysts under Mild Conditions
H. Zhu, Y. Shen, D. Wen, Z.-G. Le, T. Tu, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 974-979.

Controllable Rh(III)-Catalyzed Annulation between Salicylaldehydes and Diazo Compounds: Divergent Synthesis of Chromones and Benzofurans
I. Triandafillidi, C. G. Kokotos, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 106-109.

Lithium BINOL Phosphate Catalyzed Desymmetrization of meso-Epoxides with Aromatic Thiols
G. Ingle, M. G. Mormino, J. C. Antilla, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 5548-5551.

Catalyst-Free, Metal-Free, and Chemoselective Transamidation of Activated Secondary Amides
R. Ramkumar, S. Chandrasekaran, Synthesis, 2019, 51, 921-932.

Synthesis of Quinolines through Three-Component Cascade Annulation of Aryl Diazonium Salts, Nitriles, and Alkynes
H. Wang, Q. Xu, S. Shen, S. Yu, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 770-775.

Development of New P-Chiral P,π-Dihydrobenzooxaphosphole Hybrid Ligands for Asymmetric Catalysis
J. D. Sieber, D. Chennamadhavuni, K. R. Fandrick, B. Qu, Z. S. Han, J. Savoie, S. Ma, L. P. Samankumara, N. Grinberg, H. Lee, J. J. Song, C. H. Senanayake, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 5494-5497.

Aminoxyl-Catalyzed Electrochemical Diazidation of Alkenes Mediated by a Metastable Charge-Transfer Complex
J. C. Siu, J. B. Parry, S. Lin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 2825-2831.

Synthesis of 3-Fluoroindoles via Photoredox Catalysis
L. I. Panferova, V. O. Smirnov, V. V. Levin, V. K. Kokorekin, M. I. Struchkova, A. D. Dilman, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 745-753.

Facile One-Pot Synthesis of Benzimidazole and Quinoxalin-2(1H)-one Scaffolds via Two-Component Coupling Reaction, Deprotection, and Intermolecular Cyclization
Z.-Z. Chen, Y. Tang, L. Zuo, D.-Y. Tang, J. Zhang, Z.-G. Xu, Synlett, 2014, 25, 2518-2520.