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4,5-Dioxo-imidazolinium Cation Activation of 1-Acyl-1-carbamoyl Oximes: Access to Cyanoformamides Using Dichloroimidazolidinedione
Y. Gao, J. Zhang, Z. Li, T. Guo, Y. Zhu, Z. Yao, B. Liu, Y. Li, L. Guo, J. Org. Chem., 2020, 85, 1087-1096.

Zirconyl Nitrate as an Efficient Catalyst for Facile Synthesis of 2-Aryl-2,3-dihydroquinolin-4(1H)-one Derivatives in Aqueous Medium
A. Gorepatil, P. Gorepatil, M. Gaikwad, D. Mhamane, A. Phadkule, V. Ingle, Synlett, 2018, 29, 235-237.

C-N Coupling of Amides with Alcohols Catalyzed by N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Phosphine Iridium Complexes
S. Kerdphon, X. Quan, V. S. Parihar, P. G. Andersson, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 11529-11537.

Visible Light-Induced Borylation of C-O, C-N, and C-X Bonds
S. Jin, H. T. Dang, G. C. Haug, R. He, V. D. Nguyen, V. T. Nguyen, H. D. Arman, K. S. Schanze, O. V. Larionov, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 1603-1613.

Iron-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidation and Annulation Reaction of Pyridine and α-Substituted Allenoate toward Functionalized Indolizine
T. Jin, Z. Tang, J. Hu, H. Yuan, Y. Chen, C. Li, X. Jia, J. Li, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 413-416.

Practical and Highly Stereoselective Synthesis of Trisubstituted (E)-α,β-Unsaturated Esters
M. Ozeki, H. Egawa, A. Kuse, T. Takano, N. Yasuda, H. Mizutani, S. Izumiya, D. Nakashima, K. Arimitsu, T. Miura, T. Kajimoto, S. Hosoi, H. Iwasaki, N. Kojima, M. Node, M. Yamashita, Synthesis, 2015, 47, 3392-3402.

Selective Acylation of Aryl- and Heteroarylmagnesium Reagents with Esters in Continuous Flow
B. Heinz, D. Djukanovic, M. A. Ganiek, B. Martin, B. Schenkel, P. Knochel, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 493-496.

Copper-Catalyzed Simultaneous Activation of C-H and N-H Bonds: Three-Component One-Pot Cascade Synthesis of Multi­substituted Imidazoles
S. D. Pardeshi, P. A. Sathe, K. S. Vadagaonkar, L. Melone, A. C. Chaskar, Synthesis, 2018, 50, 361-370.

gem-Difluoroolefination of Diazo Compounds with TMSCF3 or TMSCF2Br: Transition-Metal-Free Cross-Coupling of Two Carbene Precursors
M. Hu, C. Ni, L. Li, Y. Han, J. Hu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 14496-14501.

An Alternative Metal-Free Aerobic Oxidative Cross-Dehydrogenative Coupling of Sulfonyl Hydrazides with Secondary Phosphine Oxides
T. Liu, Y. Zhang, R. Yu, J. Liu, F. Cheng, Synthesis, 2020, 52, 253-262.

Rhodium-Catalyzed Regioselective Silylation of Alkyl C-H Bonds for the Synthesis of 1,4-Diols
C. Karmel, B. Li, J. F. Hartwig, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 1460-1470.

Organocatalytic Aerobic Oxidation of Benzylic sp3 C-H Bonds of Ethers and Alkylarenes Promoted by a Recyclable TEMPO Catalyst
Z. Zhang, Y. Gao, Y. Liu, J. Li, H. Xie, H. Li, W. Wang, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 5492-5495.

Regioselective Chlorothiolation of Alkenes with Sulfonyl Chlorides
J. Wei, S. Liang, L. Jiang, Y. Mumtaz, Y.-b. Yi, J. Org. Chem., 2020, 85, 977-984.

Bu4NI-Catalyzed Dehydrogenative Coupling of Diaryl Phosphinic Acids with C(sp3)-H Bonds of Arenes
B. Xiong, G. Wang, C. Zhou, Y. Liu, P. Zhang, K. Tang, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 993-999.

Iodine-Mediated Oxidative Coupling of Hydroxamic Acids with Amines towards a New Peptide-Bond Formation
M. Krishnamurthy, T. M. Vishwanatha, N. R. Panguluri, V. Panduranga, V. V. Sureshbabu, Synlett, 2015, 26, 2565-2569.

Electrochemical Synthesis of β-Ketosulfones from Switchable Starting Materials
I. Yavari, S. Shaabanzadeh, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 464-467.

Photoredox-Induced Radical Relay toward Functionalized β-Amino Alcohol Derivatives
X.-D. An, Y.-Y. Jiao, H. Zhang, Y. Gao, S. Yu, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 401-404.

Intramolecular Friedel-Crafts Acylation Reaction Promoted by 1,1,1,3,3,3-Hexafluoro-2-propanol
H. F. Motiwala, R. H. Vekariya, J. Aubé, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 5484-5487.

Synthesis of 2-Arylpiperidines via Pd-Catalyzed Arylation of Aza-Achmatowicz Rearrangement Products with Arylboronic Acids
G. Zhao, D. P. Canterbury, A. P. Taylor, X. Cheng, P. Mikochik, S. W. Bagley, R. Tong, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 458-463.

Elemental Sulfur-Mediated Decarboxylative Redox Cyclization Reaction: Copper-Catalyzed Synthesis of 2-Substituted Benzothiazoles
X. Wang, X. Li, R. Hu, Z. Yang, R. Gu, S. Ding, P. Li, S. Han, Synlett, 2018, 29, 219-224.

Palladium-Catalyzed Intermolecular Carbene Insertion Prior to Intramolecular Heck Cyclization: Synthesis of 2-Arylidene-3-aryl-1-indanones
D. Arunprasath, P. Muthupandi, G. Sekar, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 5448-5451.

NHC-Catalyzed Radical Trifluoromethylation Enabled by Togni Reagent
B. Zhang, Q. Peng, D. Guo, J. Wang, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 443-447.

Catalytic Dehydrogenative Stannylation of C(sp)-H Bonds Involving Cooperative Sn-H Bond Activation of Hydrostannanes
F. Forster, V. M. R. López, M. Oestreich, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 1259-1262.

An Efficient Method for the Synthesis of 2-Methylallyl Alkenes by Cross-Coupling Reactions
C. Tabélé, C. Curti, N. Primas, Y. Kabri, V. Remusat, P. Vanelle, Synthesis, 2015, 47, 3339-3346.

Nickel-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrocyanation of Allenes
J. Long, J. Gao, X. Fang, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 376-380.

Synthesis of Indoline-2,3-diones by Radical Coupling of Indolin-2-ones with tert-Butyl Hydroperoxide
W.-W. Ying, W.-M. Zhu, H. Liang, W.-T. Wei, Synlett, 2018, 29, 215-218.

Asymmetric Reduction of tert-Butanesulfinyl Ketimines by N-Heterocyclic Carbene Boranes
T. Liu, L-y. Chen, Z. Sun, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 11441-11446.

Visible Light-Induced Amide Bond Formation
W. Song, K. Dong, M. Li, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 371-375.

Photoredox-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Alkylation of Silyl Enol Ethers To Synthesize Functionalized Aryl Alkyl Ketones
W. Kong, C. Yu, H. An, Q. Song, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 349-352.

NaI-Mediated Acetamidosulphenylation of Alkenes with Nitriles as the Nucleophiles: A Direct Access to Acetamidosulfides
Y. Zheng, Y. He, G. Rong, X. Zhang, Y. Wang, K. Dong, X. Xu, J. Mao, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 5444-5447.