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K2S as Sulfur Source and DMSO as Carbon Source for the Synthesis of 2-Unsubstituted Benzothiazoles
X. Zhu, F. Zhang, D. Kuang, G. Deng, Y. Yang, J. Yu, Y. Liang, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 3789-3793.

Synthesis of Polyfunctionalized Pyrroles via a Tandem Reaction of Michael Addition and Intramolecular Cyanide-Mediated Nitrile-to-Nitrile Condensation
S. K. Guchhait, S. Sisodiya, M. Saini, Y. V. Shah, G. Kumar, D. P. Daniel, N. Hura, V. Chaudhary, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 5807-5815.

Cobalt-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of 1,1-Diarylethenes
J. Chen, C. Chen, C. Ji, Z. Lu, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 1594-1597.

Synthesis of Indolizine Derivatives Triggered by the Oxidative Addition of Aroyl Chloride to Pd(0) Complex
Y. Li, W. Xiong, Z. Zhang, T. Xu, J. Org. Chem., 2020, 85, 6392-6399.

Cu(I)-Catalyzed Aminative Aza-Annulation of Enynyl Azide using N-Fluorobenzenesulfonimide: Synthesis of 5-Aminonicotinates
C. R. Reddy, S. K. Prajapti, R. Ranjan, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 3128-3131.

Iodine-catalyzed Sulfonylation of Arylacetylenic Acids and Arylacetylenes with Sodium Sulfinates: Synthesis of Arylacetylenic Sulfones
J. Meesin, P. Katrun, C. Pareseecharoen, M. Pohmakotr, V. Reutrakul, D. Soorukram, C. Kuhakarn, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 2744-2752.

Mild and Chemoselective Thioacylation of Amines Enabled by the Nucleophilic Activation of Elemental Sulfur
M. Saito, S. Murakami, T. Nanjo, Y. Kobayashi, Y. Takemoto, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 8130-8135.

Palladium-Catalyzed Three-Component Tandem Process: One-Pot Assembly of Quinazolines
K. Hu, Q. Zhen, J. Gong, T. Cheng, L. Qi, Y. Shao, J. Chen, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 3061-3064.

Hydrazine in the Ugi Tetrazole Reaction
P. Patil, J. Zhang, K. Kurpiewska, J. Kalinowska-Tłuścik, A. Dömling, Synthesis, 2016, 48, 1122-1130.

O-Monoacyltartaric Acid/(Thio)urea Cooperative Organocatalysis for Enantioselective Conjugate Addition of Boronic Acid
T. Yoshimitsu, Y. Kuboyama, S. Nishiguchi, M. Nakajima, M. Sugiura, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 3780-3784.

Halogenation through Deoxygenation of Alcohols and Aldehydes
J. Chen, J.-H. Lin, J.-C. Xiao, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 3061-3064.

Enantioselective Intermolecular Enamide-Aldehyde Cross-Coupling Catalyzed by Chiral N-Heterocyclic Carbenes
J. Wu, C. Zhao, J. Wang, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 4706-4709.

Highly Enantioselective Rh-Catalyzed Arylation of N,N-Dimethylsulfamoyl-Protected Aldimines and Cyclic N-Sulfonylimines with Chiral Phenyl Backbone Sulfoxide-Olefin Ligands
F. Xue, Q. Liu, Y. Zhu, Y. Huang, J. Ge, B. Wan, Synthesis, 2020, 52, 1498-1511.

Catalytic Dehydrative Lactonization of Allylic Alcohols
J. Liu, R. J. Miotto, H. Segard, A. M. Erb, A. Aponick, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 3034-3038.

PPh3O as an Activating Reagent for One-Pot Stereoselective Syntheses of Di- and Polybrominated Esters from Simple Aldehydes
T.-Y. Hu, H. Wei, Y.-C. Luo, Y. Wang, Z.-Y. Wang, P.-F. Xu, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 2730-2736.

Photochemically Mediated Nickel-Catalyzed Synthesis of N-(Hetero)aryl Sulfamides
R. T. Simons, G. E. Scott, A. G. Kanegusuki, J. L. Roizen, J. Org. Chem., 2020, 85, 6380-6391.

I2-Mediated Oxidative C-N and N-S Bond Formation in Water: A Metal-Free Synthesis of 4,5-Disubstituted/N-Fused 3-Amino-1,2,4-triazoles and 3-Substituted 5-Amino-1,2,4-thiadiazoles
N. Jatangi, N. Tumula, R. K. Palakodety, M. Nakka, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 5715-5723.

A Au(I)-Precatalyst with a Cyclopropenium Counterion: An Unusual Ion Pair
R. Mir, T. Dudding, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 2675-2679.

The Synthesis of Functionalized 3-Aryl- and 3-Heteroaryloxazolidin-2-ones and Tetrahydro-3-aryl-1,3-oxazin-2-ones via the Iodocyclocarbamation Reaction: Access to Privileged Chemical Structures and Scope and Limitations of the Method
A. C. Bell, A. B. Boomsma, N. E. Flikweert, R. M. Hohlman, S. Zhang, R. L. Blankespoor, S. M. Biros, R. J. Staples, S. J. Brickner, M. R. Barbachyn, J. Org. Chem., 2020, 85, 6323-6337.

An Efficient Synthesis of Substituted Pyrazoles from One-Pot Reaction of Ketones, Aldehydes, and Hydrazine Monohydrochloride
V. Lellek, C.-y. Chen, W. Yang, J. Liu, X. Ji, R. Faessler, Synlett, 2018, 29, 1071-1075.

Copper-Catalyzed Hydroamination of Terminal Allenes
R. Blieck, J. Bahri, M. Taillefer, F. Monnier, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 1482-1485.

Decarboxylative Thiolation of Redox-Active Esters to Thioesters by Merging Photoredox and Copper Catalysis
T. Xu, T. Cao, M. Yang, R. Xu, X. Nie, S. Liao, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 3692-3696.

Nucleophilic Substitutions of Alcohols in High Levels of Catalytic Efficiency
T. Stach, J. Dräger, P. H. Huy, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 2980-2983.

Domino Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted Thiophenes from 1,3-Enynes with Mercaptoacetaldehyde
G. Bharathiraja, G. Sathishkannan, T. Punniyamurthy, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 2670-2674.

Hydrosilylation of Esters Catalyzed by Bisphosphine Manganese(I) Complex: Selective Transformation of Esters to Alcohols
R. R. Behera, R. Ghosh, S. Panda, S. Khamari, B. Bagh, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 3642-3648.

Copper-Catalyzed Synthesis of Substituted Quinazolines from Benzonitriles and 2-Ethynylanilines via Carbon-Carbon Bond Cleavage Using Molecular Oxygen
X. Wang, D. He, Y. Huang, Q. Fan, W. Wu, H. Jiang, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 5458-5446.

Au-Pd Bimetallic Catalysis: The Importance of Anionic Ligands in Catalyst Speciation
P. García-Domínguez, C. Nevado, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 3266-3269.

Visible-Light-Driven Reductive Carboarylation of Styrenes with CO2 and Aryl Halides
H. Wang, Y. Gao, C. Zhou, G. Li, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 8122-8129.

Cross-Coupling of Amides with Alkylboranes via Nickel-Catalyzed C-N Bond Cleavage
X. Liu, C.-C. Hsiao, L. Guo, M. Rueping, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 2976-2979.

One-Pot Regiospecific Synthesis of Quinoxalines via a CH2-Extrusion Reaction
J. Shen, X. Wang, X. Lin, Z. Yang, G. Cheng, X. Cui, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 1378-1381.