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Catalytic 1,3-Difunctionalization via Oxidative C-C Bond Activation
S. M. Banik, K. M. Mennie, E. N. Jacobsen, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 9152-9155.

One-Pot Sonogashira Coupling-Cyclization toward Regioselective Synthesis of Benzosultams
S. Debnath, S. Mondal, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 3940-3948.

Heck Alkynylation (Copper-Free Sonogashira Coupling) of Aryl and Heteroaryl Chlorides, Using Pd Complexes of t-Bu2(p-NMe2C6H4)P: Understanding the Structure-Activity Relationships and Copper Effects
X. Pu, H. Li, T. J. Colacot, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 568-581.

Oxidative Cyclization of β,γ-Unsaturated Carboxylic Acids Using Hypervalent Iodine Reagents: An Efficient Synthesis of 4-Substituted Furan-2-ones
K. Kiyokawa, K. Takemoto, S. Yahata, T. Kojima, S. Minakata, Synthesis, 2017, 49, 2907-2912.

Z-Selective Olefin Synthesis via Iron-Catalyzed Reductive Coupling of Alkyl Halides with Terminal Arylalkynes
C. W. Cheung, F. E. Zhurkin, X. Hu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 4932-4935.

Copper-Catalyzed Aliphatic C-H Amination with an Amidine Moiety
H. Chen, S. Synjaya, Y.-F. Wang, S. Chiba, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 212-215.

Pyrene-Tagged Ionic Liquids: Separable Organic Catalysts for SN2 Fluorination
A. Taher, K. C. Lee, H. J. Han, D. W. Kim, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3342-3345.

Metal-Free Synthesis of Indole via NIS-Mediated Cascade C-N Bond Formation/Aromatization
Y.-L. Li, J. Li, A.-L. Ma, Y.-N. Huang, J. Deng, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 3841-3851.

Ni-Catalyzed Direct Carboxylation of Benzyl Halides with CO2
T. León, A. Correa, R. Martin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 1221-1224.

Pd-PEPPSI: Pd-NHC Precatalyst for Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling Reactions of Amides
P. Lei, G. Meng, Y. Ling, J. An, M. Szostak, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 6638-6646.

Palladium Catalyzed Vinyltrifluoromethylation of Aryl Halides through Decarboxylative Cross-Coupling with 2-(Trifluoromethyl)acrylic Acid
S. Kathiravan, I. A. Nicholls, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 1874-1877.

Synthesis of Ortho/Ortho′-Substituted 1,1-Diarylethylenes through Cross-Coupling Reactions of Sterically Encumbered Hydrazones and Aryl Halides
M. Roche, A. Hamze, O. Provot, J.-D. Brion, M. Alami, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 445-454.

ATP3 and MTP3: Easily Prepared Stable Perruthenate Salts for Oxidation Applications in Synthesis
P. W. Moore, C. D. G. Read, P. V. Bernhardt, C. M. Williams, Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 4556-4561.

Organoselenium-Catalyzed, Hydroxy-Controlled Regio- and Stereoselective Amination of Terminal Alkenes: Efficient Synthesis of 3-Amino Allylic Alcohols
Z. Deng, J. Wei, L. Liao, H. Huang, X. Zhao, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 1834-1837.

Amidinate Salt of Hexafluoroacetone Hydrate for the Preparation of Fluorinated Compounds by the Release of Trifluoroacetate
M. V. Riofski, A. D. Hart, D. A. Colby, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 208-211.

NaI-Mediated Acetamidosulfenylation of Alkenes with Bunte Salts as Thiolating Reagent Leading to β-Acetamido Sulfides
R. Zhang, Z. Yan, D. Wang, Y. Wang, S. Lin, Synlett, 2017, 28, 1195-1200.

Sodium Hydride Induced N-Arylation of Diisopropyl Azodicarboxylate by Aryl Trifluoromethanesulfonates
I. Yavari, M. Ghazanfarpour-Darjani, M. J. Bayat, A. Malekafzali, Synlett, 2015, 26, 942-944.

Regioselective Synthesis of 2-Amino-Substituted 1,3,4-Oxadiazole and 1,3,4-Thiadiazole Derivatives via Reagent-Based Cyclization of Thiosemicarbazide Intermediate
S.-J. Yang, S.-H. Lee, H.-J. Kwak, Y.-D. Gong, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 438-444.

Palladium-Catalyzed α-Arylation of Oxindoles
M. J. Durbin, M. C. Willis, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 1413-1415.

Highly Diastereo- and Enantioselective CuH-Catalyzed Synthesis of 2,3-Disubstituted Indolines
E. Ascic, S. L. Buchwald, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 4666-4669.

Iridium-Catalyzed Enantioselective Allylic Vinylation
J. Y. Hamilton, D. Sarlah, E. M. Carreira, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 994-997.

Gold-Catalyzed Formal [3 + 2] Cycloaddition of Ynamides with 4,5-Dihydro-1,2,4-oxadiazoles: Synthesis of Functionalized 4-Aminoimidazoles
W. Xu, G. Wang, N. Sun, Y. Liu, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3307-3310.

[2.2]Paracyclophane-Derived Monodentate Phosphoramidite Ligands for Copper-Catalyzed Asymmetric Conjugate Addition of Diethylzinc to Substituted Chalcones
L. Han, Y. Lei, P. Xing, X.-L. Zhao, B. Jiang, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 3752-3757.

Metal-Free Synthesis of Diaryl Sulfones from Arylsulfinic Acid Salts and Diaryliodonium Salts
N. Umierski, G. Manolikakes, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 188-191.

Orthoester in Cyclodehydration of Carbamate-Protected Amino Alcohols under Acidic Conditions
H. Park, Y. Kwon, J. E. Shin, W.-J. Kim, S. Hwang, S. Lee, S. Kim, Synthesis, 2017, 49, 2761-2767.

Use of Formate Salts as a Hydride and a CO2 Source in PGeP-Palladium Complex-Catalyzed Hydrocarboxylation of Allenes
C. Zhu, J. Takaya, N. Iwasawa, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 1814-1817.

Synthesis of 3,4-Disubsituted Isoxazoles via Enamine [3+2] Cycloaddition
Q.-f. Jia, P. M. S. Benjamin, J. Huang, Z. Du, X. Zheng, K. Zhang, A. H. Conney, J. Wang, Synlett, 2013, 24, 79-84.

Visible Light Promoted Synthesis of Indoles by Single Photosensitizer under Aerobic Conditions
W.-Q. Liu, T. Lei, Z.-Q. Song, X.-L. Yang, C.-J. Wu, X. Jiang, B. Chen, C.-H. Tung, L.-Z. Wu, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3147-3150.

Chemoselective Formation of Unsymmetrically Substituted Ethers from Catalytic Reductive Coupling of Aldehydes and Ketones with Alcohols in Aqueous Solution
N. Kalutharage, C. S. Yi, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 1778-1781.

Use of α-Chlorinated N-(tert-Butanesulfinyl)imines in the Synthesis of Chiral Aziridines
B. Denolf, S. Mangelinckx, K. W. Törnroos, N. De Kimpe, Org. Lett., 2006, 8, 3129-3132.