The front cover story, A theoretical study on the mechanism of ruthenium(II)-catalyzed phosphoryl-directed ortho-selective C–H bond activations: the phosphoryl hydroxy group triggered Ru(II)/Ru(0) catalytic cycle is contributed by Peng Chen, Ying Sun, Yile Wu, Liu (Leo) Liu, Jun Zhu and Yufen Zhao.
Follow review type articles are also included in current issue:
Diverse exploitation of Brønsted acid catalysts – paving the way for simple access to enantioenriched amines
Armando Carlone and Luca Bernardi
Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 1651-1654
Stereoselective strategies for the construction of polysubstituted piperidinic compounds and their applications in natural products’ synthesis
Nishanth Kandepedu, Isabelle Abrunhosa-Thomas and Yves Troin
Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 1655-1704