The front cover story, A benzothiadiazole-based fluorescent sensor for selective detection of oxalyl chloride and phosgene, is contributed by Xiao-Jun Wang and his co-authors. The inside cover features a story on Diastereoselective synthesis of fluoroisosteric analogues of antiparasitic pyrrolobenzoxazine alkaloids from tryptophan by successive fluorination–cyclization and a Meisenheimer-type rearrangemen by Biplab Kumar Das, Etsuko Tokunaga, Kyosuke Harada, Yuji Sumii and Norio Shibata.
Follow review type article is also included in current issue:
Lu’s [3 + 2] cycloaddition of allenes with electrophiles: discovery, development and synthetic application
Yin Wei and Min Shi
Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 1876-1890