Abstracts of articles in the field of organic synthesis,
published in the most highly regarded organic chemistry journals
One-Pot Enol Silane Formation-Alkylation of Ketones with Propargyl Carboxylates Promoted by Trimethylsilyl Trifluoromethanesulfonate
C. Wade Downey, D. N. Confair, Y. Liu, E. D. Heafner, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 12931-12938.
Exploiting the Reactivity of Isocyanide: Coupling Reaction between Isocyanide and Toluene Derivatives Using the Isocyano Group as an N1 Synthon
Z. Liu, X. Zhang, J. Li, F. Li, C. Li, X. Jia, J. Li, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 4032-4035.
Photocatalytic Decarboxylative Hydroxylation of Carboxylic Acids Driven by Visible Light and Using Molecular Oxygen
H.-T. Song, W. Ding, Q.-Q. Zhou, J. Liu, L.-Q. Lu, W.-J. Xiao, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 7250-7255.
The Synthesis of Multisubstituted Pyrroles via a Copper-Catalyzed Tandem Three-Component Reaction
X.-Q. Mou, Z.-L. Xu, L. Xu, S.-H. Wang, B.-H. Zhang, D. Zhang, J. Wang, W.-T. Liu, W. Bao, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 4032-4035.
Sulfonamides as Amine Component in the Petasis-Borono Mannich Reaction: A Concise Synthesis of α-Aryl- and α-Alkenylglycine Derivatives
A. M. Diehl, O. Ouadoudi, E. Andreadou, G. Manolikakes, Synthesis, 2018, 50, 3936-3946.
Radical Addition of Hydrazones by α-Bromo Ketones To Prepare 1,3,5-Trisubstituted Pyrazoles via Visible Light Catalysis
X.-W. Fan, T. Lei, C. Zhou, Q.-Y. Meng, B. Chen, C.-H. Tung, L-Z. Wu, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 7127-7133.
Rapid Access of Alkynyl and Alkenyl Coumarins via a Dipyridinium Methylide and Propargylamine Cascade Reaction
X. He, R. Li, P. Y. Choy, T. Liu, O. Y. Yuen, M. P. Leung, Y. Shang, F. Y. Kwong, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 7348-7352.
Benzothiazole Synthesis: Mechanistic Investigation of an In Situ-Generated Photosensitizing Disulfide
H. S. Hwang, S. Lee, S. S. Han, Y. K. Moon, Y. You, E. J. Cho, J. Org. Chem., 2020, 85, 11835-11843.
[4-Iodo-3-(isopropylcarbamoyl)phenoxy]acetic Acid as a Highly Reactive and Easily Separable Catalyst for the Oxidative Cleavage of Tetrahydrofuran-2-methanols to γ-Lactones
T. Yakura, T. Fujiwara, H. Nishi, Y. Nishimura, H. Nambu, Synlett, 2018, 29, 2316-2320.
Nucleophilic (Radio)Fluorination of α-Diazocarbonyl Compounds Enabled by Copper-Catalyzed H-F Insertion
E. E. Gray, M. K. Nielsen, K. A. Choquette, J. A. Kalow, T. J. A. Graham, A. G. Doyle, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 10802-10805.
Electrochemical Synthesis of Sulfinic Esters via Aerobic Oxidative Esterification of Thiophenols with Alcohols
H. Zhou, J. Duan, D. Xie, J. Yang, B. Ma, G. Wang, C. Wu, X.-C. Wang, Synthesis, 2020, 52, 2705-2712.
Palladium-Catalyzed Ligand-Free Decarboxylative Coupling of α- Oxocarboxylic Acid with Aryl Diazonium Tetrafluoroborate: An Access to Unsymmetrical Diaryl Ketones
S. Panja, P. Maity, B. C. Ranu, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 12609-12618.
Asymmetric Catalytic Enantio- and Diastereoselective Boron Conjugate Addition Reactions of α-Functionalized α,β-Unsaturated Carbonyl Substrates
J.-B. Xie, S. Lin, S. Qiao, G. Li, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 3926-3929.
Difunctionalization of C-C σ-Bonds Enabled by the Reaction of Bicyclo[1.1.0]butyl Boronate Complexes with Electrophiles: Reaction Development, Scope, and Stereochemical Origins
S. H. Bennett, A. Fawcett, E. H. Denton, T. Biberger, V. Fasano, N. Winter, V. K. Aggarwal, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 16766-16775.