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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.

Iodine Catalyzed Oxidative Synthesis of Quinazolin-4(3H)-ones and Pyrazolo[4,3-d]pyrimidin-7(6H)-ones via Amination of sp3 C-H Bond
S. Mohammed, R. A. Vishwakarma, S. B. Bharate, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 6915-6921.

Rhodium-Catalyzed Olefin Isomerization/Allyl Claisen Rearrangement/Intramolecular Hydroacylation Cascade
R. Okamoto, K. Tanaka, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 2112-2115.

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

Stereospecific Deoxygenation of Aliphatic Epoxides to Alkenes under Rhenium Catalysis
T. Nakagiri, M. Murai, K. Takai, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 3346-3349.

Magnetically Recoverable Osmium Catalysts with Osmium-Diolate Esters for Dihydroxylation of Olefins
K.-i. Fuhita, S. Umeki, H. Yasuda, Synlett, 2013, 24, 947-950.

Iron-Catalyzed Asymmetric Haloazidation of α,β-Unsaturated Ketones: Construction of Organic Azides with Two Vicinal Stereocenters
P. Zhou, L. Lin, L. Chen, X. Zhong, X. Liu, X. Feng, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 13414-13419.

Study of the Reactivity of [Hydroxy(tosyloxy)iodo]benzene Toward Enol Esters to Access α-Tosyloxy Ketones
B. Basdevant, C. Y. Legault, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 6897-6902.

Copper-Catalyzed C-N Bond Formation/Rearrangement Sequence: Synthesis of 4H-3,1-Benzoxazin-4-ones
Z.-Y. Ge, Q.-M. Xu, X.-D. Fei, T. Tang, Y.-M. Zhu, S.-J. Ji, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 4524-4529.

Transition-Metal-Free One-Pot Tandem Synthesis of 4-Quinolone and 4H-Thiochromen-4-one Derivatives Through Sequential Nucleophilic Addition-Elimination-SNAr Reaction
D. Wang, P. Sun, P. Jia, J. Peng, Y. Yue, C. Chen, Synthesis, 2017, 49, 4309-4320.

A Simple and Green Procedure for the One-Pot Synthesis of α-Aminophosphonates with Quaternary Ammonium Salts as Efficient and Recyclable Reaction Media
Y.-Q. Yu, D.-Z. Xu, Synthesis, 2015, 47, 1869-1876.

Copper-Catalyzed Regioselective Reaction of Internal Alkynes and Diaryliodonium Salts
Z.-F. Xu, C.-X. Cai, J.-T. Liu, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 2096-2099.

DIPEA-Promoted Reaction of 2-Nitrochalcones with Elemental Sulfur: An Unusual Approach to 2-Benzoylbenzothiophenes
T. B. Nguyen, P. Retailleau, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 4858-4860.

Privilege Ynone Synthesis via Palladium-Catalyzed Alkynylation of "Super-Active Esters"
B. Yu, H. Sun, Z. Xie, G. Zhang, L.-W. Xu, W. Zhang, Z. Gao, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 3298-3301.

PVC-Supported Palladium Nanoparticles: An Efficient Catalyst for Suzuki Cross-Coupling Reactions at Room Temperature
M. Samarasimhareddy, G. Prabhu, T. M. Vishwanatha, V. V. Sureshbabu, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 1201-1206.

Iron-Catalyzed Carboamination of Olefins: Synthesis of Amines and Disubstituted β-Amino Acids
B. Qian, S. Chen, T. Wang, X. Zhang, H. Bao, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 13076-13082.

Selectfluor-Mediated Simultaneous Cleavage of C-O and C-C Bonds in α,β-Epoxy Ketones Under Transition-Metal-Free Conditions: A Route to 1,2-Diketones
H. Wang, S. Ren, J. Zhang, W. Zhang, Y. Liu, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 6856-6863.

Enantioselective Ketone Hydroacylation Using Noyori's Transfer Hydrogenation Catalyst
S. K. Murphy, V. M. Dong, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 5553-5556.

Highly Regioselective Carbamoylation of Electron-Deficient Nitrogen Heteroarenes with Hydrazinecarboxamides
Z.-Y. He, C.-F. Huang, S.-K. Tian, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 4850-4853.

Catalytic Enantioselective Peroxidation of α,β-Unsaturated Aldehydes for the Asymmetric Synthesis of Biologically Important Chiral Endoperoxides
L. Hu, X. Lu, L. Deng, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 8400-8403.

Magnetically Separable CuFe2O4 Nanoparticles in PEG: A Recyclable Catalytic System for the Amination of Aryl Iodides
A. S. Kumar, T. Ramani, B. Sreedhar, Synlett, 2013, 24, 843-846.

Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylative Transformation of Organic Halides with Formic Acid as the Coupling Partner and CO Source: Synthesis of Carboxylic Acids
F.-P. Wu, J.-B. Peng, X. Qi, X.-F. Wu, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 9710-9714.

Ligand-Free Palladium-Catalyzed Hydroxycarbonylation of Aryl Halides under Ambient Conditions: Synthesis of Aromatic Carboxylic Acids and Aromatic Esters
W. Han, F. Jin, Q. Zhou, Synthesis, 2015, 47, 1861-1868.

Direct Synthesis of Amides from Carboxylic Acids and Amines Using B(OCH2CF3)3
R. M. Lanigan, P. Starkov, T. D. Sheppard, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 4512-4523.

Synthesis of O-Aroyl-N,N-dimethylhydroxylamines through Hypervalent Iodine-Mediated Amination of Carboxylic Acids with N,N-Dimethylformamide
C. Zhang, Q. Yue, Z. Xiao, X. Wang, Q. Zhang, D. Li, Synthesis, 2017, 49, 4303-4308.

N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Mediated Oxidative Electrosynthesis of Esters in a Microflow Cell
R. A. Green, D. Pletcher, S. G. Leach, R. C. D. Brown, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 3290-3293.

N-Indolyltriethylborate: A Useful Reagent for Synthesis of C3-Quaternary Indolenines
A. Lin, J. Yang, M. Hashim, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 1950-1953.

Electrochemical Decarboxylative Sulfonylation of Cinnamic Acids with Aromatic Sulfonylhydrazides to Vinyl Sulfones
Y. Zhao, Y.-L. Lai, K.-S. Du, D.-Z. Lin, J.-M. Huang, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 9655-9661.

Photo-induced Metal-Catalyst-Free Aromatic Finkelstein Reaction
L. Li, W. Liu, H. Zeng, X. Mu, G. Cosa, Z. Mi, C.-J. Li, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 8206-8218.

Synthesis of Trifluoromethyl Ketones via Tandem Claisen Condensation and Retro-Claisen C-C Bond-Cleavage Reaction
D. Yang, Y. Zhou, N. Xue, J. Qu, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 4171-4176.