Friday, May 31, 2013

Copper-Catalyzed Extended Pummerer Reactions of Ketene Dithioacetal Monoxides with Alkynyl Sulfides and Ynamides with an Accompanying Oxygen Rearrangement

Dr. Kei Murakami, Junichi Imoto, Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Matsubara, Dr. Suguru Yoshida, Prof. Dr. Hideki Yorimitsu and Prof. Dr. Koichiro Oshima
 Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 5625 – 5630

Synthesis of Z‑(Pinacolato)allylboron and Z‑(Pinacolato)alkenylboron Compounds through Stereoselective Catalytic Cross-Metathesis

Elizabeth T. Kiesewetter, Robert V. O’Brien, Elsie C. Yu, Simon J. Meek, Richard R. Schrock, and Amir H. Hoveyda 
 J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135 (16), pp 6026–6029 

Synthesis of Arylacetates from Benzylic Alcohols and Oxalate Esters through Decarboxylative Coupling

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Grünberg, M. F. and Gooßen, L. J.
Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 7334–7337.

Terminal Olefins to Linear α,β-Unsaturated Ketones: Pd(II)/Hypervalent Iodine Co-catalyzed Wacker Oxidation–Dehydrogenation

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J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135 (21), pp 7831–7834

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Straightforward synthesis of substituted dibenzyl derivatives

Clève D. Mboyi, Sylvain Gaillard, Mbaye D. Mabaye, Nicolas Pannetier, Jean-Luc Renaud
Volume 69, Issue 24, 17 June 2013, Pages 4875–4882

Rh2(OAc)4-catalyzed reaction of α-diazocarbonyl compounds with 2-carbonyl-substituted 2H-azirines

Kirill V. Zavyalov, Mikail S. Novikov, Alexander F. Khlebnikov, Dmitry S. Yufit
Volume 69, Issue 23, 10 June 2013, Pages 4546–4551

Combining planar and central chirality in ferrocene thiophosphine-sulfoxides

Raluca Malacea, Jean-Claude Daran, Rinaldo Poli, Eric Manoury
Volume 24, Issues 9–10, 31 May 2013, Pages 612–620

Synthesis of enantiopure β2-homoalanine derivatives via rhodium catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenation

Susan Lühr, Jens Holz, Odalys Zayas, Oliver Seidelmann, Lutz Domke, Armin Börner
Volume 24, Issue 7, 15 April 2013, Pages 395–401

Friday, May 24, 2013

Cu-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylation of Phosphonates and Phosphine Oxides with Grignard Reagents

Dr. Valentín Hornillos, Dr. Manuel Pérez, Dr. Martín Fañanás-Mastral and Prof. Dr. Ben L. Feringa
 Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 5432 – 5441

Reagent Control of [1,2]-Wagner–Meerwein Shift Chemoselectivity Following the Nazarov Cyclization: Application to the Total Synthesis of Enokipodin B

Dr. David Lebœuf, Christopher M. Wright and Prof. Alison J. Frontier
 Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 4835 – 4841

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Additives Promote Noyori-type Reductions of a β-Keto-γ-lactam: Asymmetric Syntheses of Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors

Nicholas A. MagnusBret A. AstlefordDana L. T. LairdTodd D. MaloneyAdam D. McFarlandJohn R. RizzoJ. Craig RubleGregory A. Stephenson, and James P. Wepsiec
J. Org. Chem., Article ASAP


Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Primary Amines as Directing Groups in the Ru-Catalyzed Synthesis of Isoquinolines, Benzoisoquinolines, and Thienopyridines

Pedro Villuendas and Esteban P. Urriolabeitia
J. Org. Chem., Article ASAP

5-Substituted-2-furaldehydes: A Synthetic Protocol Utilizing an Organozinc Route

Seung-Hoi Kim and Reuben D. Rieke 
J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78 (5), pp 1984–1993


Theoretical Support for the Involvement of a Radical Pathway in the Formation of Allenylzincs from Propargyl Iodides and Dialkylzincs: Influence of Zinc Coordination

Suribabu Jammi, Dominique Mouysset, Didier Siri, Michèle P. Bertrand, and Laurence Feray
J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78 (4), pp 1589–1603


Enantiopure Trifluoromethylated β3,3-Amino Acids: Synthesis by Asymmetric Reformatsky Reaction with Stable Analogues of Trifluoromethyl N-tert-Butanesulfinylketoimines and Incorporation into α/β-Peptides

Cooperative Titanocene and Phosphine Catalysis: Accelerated C–X Activation for the Generation of Reactive Organometallics

Lauren M. Fleury, Andrew D. Kosal, James T. Masters, and Brandon L. Ashfeld
J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78 (2), pp 253–269

Three-Carbon Homologation of Diorganozincs with Lithiated Acetylenic Epoxides

Aurélien Denichoux, Laurent Debien, Mathieu Cyklinsky, Malika Kaci, Fabrice Chemla, Franck Ferreira, and Alejandro Pérez-Luna
J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78 (1), pp 134–145

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Novel chiral ferrocenylpyrazolo[1,5-a][1,4]diazepin-4-one derivatives – Synthesis, characterization and inhibition against lung cancer cells

Shi-Li Shen, Jin-Hui Shao, Ji-Zhuang Luo, Jin-Ting Liu, Jun-Ying Miao, Bao-Xiang Zhao

Volume 63, May 2013, Pages 256–268

Synthesis of 3,4-dihydropyrrolo[2,1-a]isoquinolines based on [3+2] cycloaddition initiated by Rh2(cap)4-catalyzed oxidation

Hong-Tu Wang, Chong-Dao Lu

Volume 54, Issue 23, 5 June 2013, Pages 3015–3018

An efficient copper catalyzed one-pot, four-component, and diastereoselective synthesis of highly functionalized ferrocenyl azetidinimines

Siddan Gouthaman, Ponnusamy Shanmugam, Asit Baran Mandal

Volume 54, Issue 23, 5 June 2013, Pages 3007–3010

Rhodium catalyzed cyanide-free cyanation of aryl halide by using formamide as a cyanide source

Ashok B. Khemnar, Dinesh N. Sawant, Bhalchandra M. Bhanage

Volume 54, Issue 21, 22 May 2013, Pages 2682–2684

Catalytic hydrogenation of unactivated amides enabled by hydrogenation of catalyst precursor

Takashi Miura, Ingmar E. Held, Shunsuke Oishi, Masayuki Naruto, Susumu Saito

Volume 54, Issue 21, 22 May 2013, Pages 2674–2678

One-pot synthesis of 2,2′-bisbenzofurans using cuprous chloride as a catalyst

Wen-Bin Pan, Chin-Chau Chen, Li-Lan Wei, Li-Mei Wei, Ming-Jung Wu

Volume 54, Issue 21, 22 May 2013, Pages 2655–2657

Preparation of substituted pyrroles via Ru(II)-catalyzed coupling of alkynes with enamides

Kaliyappan Murugan, Shiuh-Tzung Liu

Volume 54, Issue 21, 22 May 2013, Pages 2608–2611

Catalytic activity of palladium acyclic diaminocarbene complexes in the synthesis of 1,3-diarylpropynones via Sonogashira reaction: cross- versus homo-coupling

Dmitry S. Ryabukhin, Viktor N. Sorokoumov, Elizaveta A. Savicheva, Vadim P. Boyarskiy, Irina A. Balova, Aleksander V. Vasilyev

Volume 54, Issue 19, 8 May 2013, Pages 2369–2372

Copper-catalyzed C–N cross-coupling reactions for the preparation of aryl diamines applying mild conditions

Márcio V. Costa, Gil M. Viana, Thaís M. de Souza, Luiz Fernando B. Malta, Lúcia C.S. Aguiar

Volume 54, Issue 19, 8 May 2013, Pages 2332–2335

Greening the Wacker process

Mukund G. Kulkarni, Yunnus B. Shaikh, Ajit S. Borhade, Sanjay W. Chavhan, Attrimuni P. Dhondge, Dnyaneshwar D. Gaikwad, Mayur P. Desai, Deekshaputra R. Birhade, Nagorao R. Dhatrak

Volume 54, Issue 19, 8 May 2013, Pages 2293–2295

Rhodium catalyzed hydroformylation with formaldehyde and an external H2-source

Marcus Uhlemann, Stephan Doerfelt, Armin Börner

Volume 54, Issue 18, 1 May 2013, Pages 2209–2211