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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.

A General Catalytic Asymmetric Prins Cyclization
L. Liu, P. S. J. Kaib, A. Tap, B. List, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 10822-10825.

Enantioselective Nucleophile-Catalyzed Synthesis of Tertiary Alkyl Fluorides via the α-Fluorination of Ketenes: Synthetic and Mechanistic Studies
S. Y. Lee, S. Neufeind, G. C. Fu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 8899-8902.

Oxidative Rearrangement of 3-Aminoindazoles for the Construction of 1,2,3-Benzotriazine-4(3H)-ones at Ambient Temperature
Y. Zhou, Y. Wang, Y. Lou, Q. Song, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 6494-6497.

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.

Carbamoyl Anion Addition to Nitrones
J. T. Reeves, C. Lorenc, K. Camara, Z. Li, H. Lee, C. A. Busacca, C. H. Senanayake, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 5895-5902.

Base-Catalyzed Transesterification of Thionoesters
J. J. Newton, R. Britton, C. M. Friesen, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 12784-12792.

Palladium-Catalyzed Synthesis of Alkynes via a Tandem Decarboxylation/Elimination of (E)-Enol Triflates
C. Munteanu, D. E. Frantz, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 3937-3939.

ZnO-Supported Pd Nanoparticle-Catalyzed Ligand- and Additive-Free Cyanation of Unactivated Aryl Halides Using K4[Fe(CN)6]
T. Chatterjee, R. Dey, B. C. Ranu, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 5875-5875.

[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.

Synthesis of Fluorenones through Rhodium-Catalyzed Intramolecular Acylation of Biarylcarboxylic Acids
F. Li, B. Frett, H.-y Li, Synlett, 2014, 25, 1403-1408.

Palladium-Catalyzed Ligand-Free Decarboxylative Coupling of α- Oxocarboxylic Acid with Aryl Diazonium Tetrafluoroborate: An Access to Unsymmetrical Diaryl Ketones
T. Fukuyama, S. Maetani, K. Miyagawa, I. Ryu, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 3216-3217.

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.

Soft Propargylic Deprotonation: Designed Ligand Enables Au-Catalyzed Isomerization of Alkynes to 1,3-Dienes
Z. Wang, Y. Wang, L. Zhang, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 8887-8890.

Light-Driven Intermolecular Charge Transfer Induced Reactivity of Ethynylbenziodoxol(on)e and Phenols
B. Liu, C.-H. Lim, G. M. Miyake, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 12829-12835.

Aerobic Oxidative Carbonylation of Enamides by Merging Palladium with Photoredox Catalysis
K. Liu, M. Zou, A. Lei, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 7088-7092.

Transition-Metal-Free Synthesis of Ynol Ethers and Thioynol Ethers via Displacement at sp Centers: A Revised Mechanistic Pathway
V. J. Gray, J. Cuthbertson, J. D. Wilden, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 5869-5874.

Oxazolium Salts as Organocatalysts for the Umpolung of Aldehydes
V. K. R. Garapati, M. Gravel, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 6372-6375.

Atmospheric Hydrogenation of Esters Catalyzed by PNP-Ruthenium Complexes with an N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligand
O. Ogata, Y. Nakayama, H. Nara, M. Fujiwhara, Y. Kayaki, J. Zhu, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 3894-3897.

Peroxidation of C-H Bonds Adjacent to an Amide Nitrogen Atom under Mild Conditions
H. Yu, J. Shen, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 3204-3207.

Direct Synthesis of α-Iodoenones by IPy2BF4-Promoted Rearrangement of Propargylic Esters
T. Suárez-Rodríguez, Á. L. Suárez-Sobrino, A. Ballesteros, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 12575-12583.

One-Pot Amide Bond Formation from Aldehydes and Amines via a Photoorganocatalytic Activation of Aldehydes
G. N. Papadopoulos, C. G. Kokotos, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 7023-7028.

Hypervalent Iodine-Promoted α-Fluorination of Acetophenone Derivatives with a Triethylamine·HF Complex
T. Kitamura, K. Muta, K. Muta, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 5842-5846.

Catalytic Cyclooligomerization of Enones with Three Methylene Equivalents
C. M. Farley, Y.-Y. Zhou, N. Banka, C. Uyeda, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 12710-12714.

Copper Iodide Mediated Cyanation of Arylboronic Acids and Aryl Iodides with Ethyl (Ethoxymethylene)cyanoacetate as Cyanating Agent
C. Qi, X. Hu, H. He, Synlett, 2016, 27, 1979-1982.

Regioselective Synthesis of 2H-Indazoles Using a Mild, One-Pot Condensation-Cadogan Reductive Cyclization
N. E. Genung, L. Wei, G. E. Aspnes, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 3114-3117.

Reliably Regioselective Dialkyl Ether Cleavage with Mixed Boron Trihalides
B. J. P. Atienza, N. Truong, F. J. Williams, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 6332-6335.

Synthesis of Substituted Oxazoles by Visible-Light Photocatalysis
T. Chatterjee, J. Y. Cho, E. J. Cho, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 6995-7000.

Room-Temperature Ligand-Free Pd/C-Catalyzed C-S Bond Formation: Synthesis of 2-Substituted Benzothiazoles
Y. Cheng, Q. Peng, W. Fan, P. Li, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 5812-5819.