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Palladium-Catalyzed One-Pot Synthesis of N-Sulfonyl, N-Phosphoryl, and N-Acyl Guanidines
G. Qiao, Z. Zhang, B. Huang, L. Zhu, F. Xiao, Z. Zhang, Synthesis, 2018, 50, 330-340.

A Strained Disilane-Promoted Carboxylation of Organic Halides with CO2 under Transition-Metal-Free Conditions
T. Mita, K. Suga, K. Sato, Y. Sato, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 5276-5279.

Aerobic Synthesis of Substituted Quinoline from Aldehyde and Aniline: Copper-Catalyzed Intermolecular C-H Active and C-C Formative Cyclization
R. Yan, X. Liu, C. Pan, X. Zhou, X. Li, X. Kang, G. Huang, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 4876-4879.

CuH-Catalyzed Asymmetric Reduction of α,β-Unsaturated Carboxylic Acids to β-Chiral Aldehydes
Y. Zhou, J. S. Bandar, R. Y. Liu, S. L. Buchwald, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 606-609.

Palladium-Catalyzed Arylation of Alkyl Sulfenate Anions
T. Jia, M. Zhang, H. Jiang, C. Y. Wang, P. J. Walsh, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 13887-13893.

Simple and General Procedure for the Synthesis of α,β-Alkynyl Ketones from Nitriles Using Alkynyldimethylaluminum Reagents
B. L. Korbad, S.-H. Lee, Synlett, 2013, 24, 1856-1860.

Synthesis of Polysubstituted Isoquinolines and Related Fused Pyridines from Alkenyl Boronic Esters via a Copper-Catalyzed Azidation/Aza-Wittig Condensation Sequence
V. Jaryaram, T. Sridhar, G. V. M. Sharma, F. Berrée, B. Carboni, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 843-853.

Visible-Light-Promoted Photoredox Syntheses of α,β-Epoxy Ketones from Styrenes and Benzaldehydes under Alkaline Conditions
J. Li, D. Z. Wang, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 5260-5263.

Straightforward and Highly Efficient Synthesis of α-Acetoxy Ketones through Gold-Catalyzed Intermolecular Oxidation of Terminal Alkynes
C. Wu, Z. Liang, D. Yan, W. He, J. Xiang, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 2605-2611.

Synthesis of Bifunctional Thiophenes via Fiesselmann Condensation of Ynone Trifluoroborate Salts
P. Fricaro, L. Bialy, W. Czechtizky, M. Méndez, J. P. A. Harrity, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 198-200.

Copper(II) Triflate Catalyzed Synthesis of 2,4-Disubstituted Oxazoles from α-Diazoketones
M. R. Reddy, G. N. Reddy, U. Mehmood, I. A. Hussein, S. U. Rahman, K. Harrabi, B. V. S. Reddy, Synthesis, 2015, 47, 3315-3320.

Metal-Free Aziridination of Styrene Derivatives with Iminoiodinane Catalyzed by a Combination of Iodine and Ammonium Iodide
K. Kiyokawa, T. Kosaka, S. Minataka, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 4858-4861.

Rapidly Activating Pd-Precatalyst for Suzuki-Miyaura and Buchwald-Hartwig Couplings of Aryl Esters
A. H. Dardir, P. R. Melvin, R. M. Davis, N. Hazari, M. M. Beromi, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 469-477.

Enantioselective Synthesis of α-exo-Methylene γ-Butyrolactones via Chromium Catalysis
W. Chen, Q. Yang, T. Zhou, Q. Tian, G. Zhang, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 5236-5239.

Cinchona Alkaloid Squaramide Catalyzed Enantioselective Hydrazination/Cyclization Cascade Reaction of α-Isocyanoacetates and Azodicarboxylates: Synthesis of Optically Active 1,2,4-Triazolines
M.-X. Zhao, H.-L. Bi, H. Zhou, H. Yang, M. Shi, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 9377-9382.

Cooperative Activating Effect of Tertiary Amine/DMSO on Elemental Sulfur: Direct Access to Thioaurones from 2′-Nitrochalcones under Mild Conditions
T. B. Nguyen, P. Retailleau, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 186-189.

Synergistic Catalysis of Ionic Brønsted Acid and Photosensitizer for a Redox Neutral Asymmetric α-Coupling of N-Arylaminomethanes with Aldimines
D. Uraguchi, N. Kinoshita, T. Kizu, T. Ooi, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 13768-13771.

Carbon-Sulfur Bond Formation Catalyzed by [Pd(IPr*OMe)(cin)Cl] (cin = cinnamyl)
G. Bastug, S. P. Nolan, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 9303-9308.

Direct Decarboxylative-Decarbonylative Alkylation of α-Oxo Acids with Electrophilic Olefins via Visible-Light Photoredox Catalysis
J.-Q. Chen, R. Chang, Y.-L. Wei, J.-N. Mo, Z.-Y. Wang, P.-F. Xu, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 253-259.

Rhodium(II)-Catalyzed Formal [3 + 2] Cycloaddition of N-Sulfonyl-1,2,3-triazoles with Isoxazoles: Entry to Polysubstituted 3-Aminopyrroles
X. Lei, L. Li, Y.-P. He, Y. Tang, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 5224-5227.

Zinc Mediated Azide-Alkyne Ligation to 1,5- and 1,4,5-Substituted 1,2,3-Triazoles
C. D. Smith, M. F. Greaney, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 4826-4829.

Rh-Catalyzed Enantioselective Allylation of N-Tosyl- and N-Nosylaldimines: Total Synthesis of (-)-Crispine A
P. F. Chiang, W.-S. Li, J.-H. Jiang, T.-S. Kuo, P.-Y. Wu, H.-L. Wu, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 158-161.

Synthesis of a-Alkylated Ketones via Tandem Acceptorless Dehydrogenation/a-Alkylation from Secondary and Primary Alcohols Catalyzed by Metal-Ligand Bifunctional Iridium Complex [Cp*Ir(2,2′-bpyO)(H2O)]
R. Wang, J. Ma, F. Li, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 10769-10776.

Gold-Catalyzed Hydration of Haloalkynes to α-Halomethyl Ketones
L. Xie, Y. Wu, W. Yi, L. Zhu, J. Xiang, W. He, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 9190-9191.

Rh-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of β-Branched Enol Esters for the Synthesis of β-Chiral Primary Alcohols
C. Liu, J., Yuan, J. Zhang, Z. Wang, Z. Zhang, W. Zhang, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 108-111.

Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylative Annulation Reactions Using Aryl Formate as a CO Source: Synthesis of 2-Substituted Indene-1,3(2H)-dione Derivatives
Y. Zhang, J.-L. Chen, Z.-B. Chen, Y.-M. Zhu, S.-J. Ji, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 10643-10650.

Palladium Catalyzed Cyclizations of Oxime Esters with 1,2-Disubstituted Alkenes: Synthesis of Dihydropyrroles
N. J. Race, J. F. Bower, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 4616-4619.

Asymmetric Synthesis of 3,4-Dihydroquinolin-2-ones via a Stereoselective Palladium-Catalyzed Decarboxylative [4 + 2]-Cycloaddition
J.-H. Jin, H. Wang, Z.-T. Yang, W.-L. Yang, W. Tang, W.-P. Deng, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 104-107.

An Effective Method for the Construction of Esters Using Cs2CO3 as Oxygen Source
L. Ren, L. Wang, Y. Lv, G. Li, S. Gao, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 5172-5175.

Palladium(III)-Catalyzed Fluorination of Arylboronic Acid Derivatives
A. R. Mazzotti, M. G. Campbell, P. Tang, J. M. Murphy, T. Ritter, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 14012-14015.