Hot Articles in January 2018

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Organic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT articles of January 2018!

You can access these publications for free till 31st Mar 2018 by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org).

Radical rearrangement of N-sulfonyl-N-aryl propynamides: proceeding with homolytic N–SO2 bond cleavage and 6-endo-dig cyclization toward 3-sulfonyl-2(1H)-quinolinones
Bingbing Wang, Shengnan Jin, Song Sun and Jiang Cheng
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01048F

Copper-catalyzed three-component phosphorylation–peroxidation of alkenes
Yan Chen, Yuanjin Chen, Shenglin Lu and Zhiping Li
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01045A

Rhodium(III)-catalyzed annulative coupling between arenes and sulfoxonium ylides via C–H activation
Guangfan Zheng, Miaomiao Tian, Youwei Xu, Xiaohong Chen and Xingwei Li
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01033H

ortho-Amino group functionalized 2,2′-bipyridine based Ru(II) complex catalysed alkylation of secondary alcohols, nitriles and amines using alcohols
Bivas Chandra Roy, Subhankar Debnath, Kaushik Chakrabarti, Bhaskar Paul, Milan Maji and Sabuj Kundu
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01061C

Racemic trinorsesquiterpenoids from the Beihai sponge Spongia officinalis: structure and biomimetic total synthesis
Dong-Yu Sun, Guan-Ying Han, Na-Na Yang, Le-Fu Lan, Xu-Wen Li and Yue-Wei Guo
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01091E

Iron/zinc-catalyzed benzannulation reactions of 2-(2-oxo-alkyl)benzketones leading to naphthalene and isoquinoline derivatives
Changyuan Zhang, Lianfen Chen, Kai Chen, Huanfeng Jiang and Shifa Zhu
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01152K

N-Heterocyclic carbene promoted enantioselective desymmetrization reaction of diarylalkane-bisphenols
Shoulei Li, Bin Liu, Li Chen, Xin Li and Jin-Pei Cheng
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01083D

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Welcome to Issue 3 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to issue 3 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2018 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now. 

The front cover story, Electronic and structural properties of N → B-ladder boranes with high electron affinity by Markus Grandl, Yu Sun and Frank Pammer.

Follow review type articles are also included in current issue:

Total synthesis of strictamine: a tutorial for novel and efficient synthesis
Chao Wang, Shiju Zhang, Yan Wang, Sha-Hua Huang and Ran Hong
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 447-452
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00837F

Pyridinium salts: from synthesis to reactivity and applications
Subbiah Sowmiah, José M. S. S. Esperança, Luís P. N. Rebelo and Carlos A. M. Afonso
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 453-493
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00836H

Formation of tetrasubstituted C–C double bonds via olefin metathesis: challenges, catalysts, and applications in natural product synthesis
Nirmalya Mukherjee, Sebastian Planer and Karol Grela
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 494-516
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00800G

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Welcome to Issue 2 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to issue 2 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2018 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now. 

Graphical abstract: Front coverThe front cover story, 10 gram-scale synthesis of a chiral oxazoline iminopyridine ligand and its applications by Jianhui Chen, Tuo Xi and Zhan Lu. The inside cover features a story on Regioselective C5 alkenylation of 2-acylpyrroles via Pd(II)-catalyzed C–H bond activation.

Follow review type articles are also included in current issue:

Catalytic approaches to assemble cyclobutane
motifs in natural product synthesis

Meng Wang and Ping Lu
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 254-259
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00668C

Asymmetric hydrofunctionalization of minimally
functionalized alkenes via earth abundant
transition metal catalysis

Jianhui Chen and Zhan Lu
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 260-272
Graphical abstract: Inside front coverhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00613F

Total syntheses of pyrroloazocine indole alkaloids: challenges and reaction discovery
Mariia S. Kirillova, Fedor M. Miloserdov and Antonio M. Echavarren
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 273-287
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00786H

Recent developments in palladium-catalysed nondirected
coupling of (hetero)arene C–H bonds with
C–Z (Z = B, Si, Sn, S, N, C, H) bonds in bi(hetero)
aryl synthesis

Pui Ying Choy, Shun Man Wong, Anant Kapdi and Fuk Yee Kwong
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 288-321
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00693D

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17th Polymers and Organic Chemistry Conference (POC 2018)

The 17th IUPAC « Polymers and Organic Chemistry » international conference (POC 2018) will be held on 3-7 June 2018 in Palavas Les Flots, France. Organic Chemistry Frontiers  is very pleased to be sponsoring this event!

This conference will contribute to promote the role of polymers in various areas of chemistry (organic chemistry, chemical transformations, catalysis, polymer applications, and environmental issues), and will provide perfect opportunities for participants to present and share the results of their research in the fields of polymer chemistry and applications.

Topical sessions

  • Phosphorus chemistry and polymers
  • Polymers for and from the sea
  • Polymers for energy
  • Smart and novel functional polymers
  • Supramolecular chemistry for polymers
  • Bio-inspired polymers for health
  • Bio-based polymers and their applications

Key dates

  • Deadline for abstract submission : 5 February 2018
  • Deadline for early registration : 5 April 2018
  • Deadline for late registration : 5 May 2018

Find out more about this conference from the official website!

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4th International Conference on Organometallic and Catalysis 2018 (OM&Cat 2018)

Organic Chemistry Frontiers and Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers are very pleased to be sponsoring the 4th International Conference on Organometallic and Catalysis 2018 (OM&Cat 2018) that will take place in Taipei, Taiwan from June 22-25, 2018.

Dr Daping Zhang, Executive Editor of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers and Organic Chemistry Frontiers will be also attending this event. Please let us know if you wish to talk to him about the Journals.

The OM&Cat has been taking place every two years since 2012. Previous OM&Cat conferences were held in Beijing (China, 2012), Nara (Japan, 2014), and Seoul (Korea, 2016). Over the years, this conference has become an important global event in the areas of organometallics and catalysis; the attendees often exceed 300 and more. The scientific program for OM&Cat 2018 conference will include two and half-one day lectures including plenary, invited and invited young lecturers in a single-session. Poster sessions will also be planned to highlight original and innovative ideas.

Important dates

  • January 1, 2018
    Opening for Abstract Submission and Registration
  • April 10, 2018
    Abstract Submission Deadline
  • April 20, 2018
    Notification of Abstract Submission Acceptance
  • April 30, 2018
    Early Registration Deadline

Grab you chance to submit the abstract and register the OM&Cat 2018!

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Hot Articles in December 2017

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Organic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT articles of December 2017!

You can access these publications for free till 28th February 2018 by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org).

Visible-light-induced tandem phosphorylation cyclization of vinyl azides under mild conditions
Yonghong Li, Yuanyuan Zhu and Shang-Dong Yang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01004D

The hexameric resorcinarene capsule as an artificial enzyme: ruling the regio and stereochemistry of a 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition between nitrones and unsaturated aldehydes
Pellegrino La Manna, Margherita De Rosa, Carmen Talotta, Carmine Gaeta, Annunziata Soriente, Giuseppe Floresta, Antonio Rescifina and Placido Neri
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00942A

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Welcome to Issue 1 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to issue 1 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2018 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

The front cover story, A new approach for the synthesis of mono- and A1/A2-dihydroxy-substituted pillar[5]arenes and their complexation with alkyl alcohols in solution and in the solid state  by Talal F. Al-Azemi, Abdirahman A. Mohamod, Mickey Vinodh and Fatemeh H. Alipour。

Follow review type articles are also included in current issue:

Total synthesis of natural products via iridium catalysis
Changchun Yuan and Bo Liu
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 106-131
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00664K

Ir-Catalyzed reactions in natural product synthesis
Pengquan Chen, Yuecheng Wu, Shifa Zhu, Huanfeng Jiang and Zhiqiang Ma
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 132-150
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00665A

 

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24 Frontiers board members achieve the 2017 Highly Cited Researchers list

We are proud to announce that Clarivate Analytics names 24 Board members of Frontiers journals as Highly Cited Researchers for 2017, ranking them among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and publication year. Congratulations!

Those recognized represent the Editorial Board and Advisory Board of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, Organic Chemistry Frontiers and the new journal Materials Chemistry Frontiers.

The board members are:

Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers Organic Chemistry Frontiers Materials Chemistry Frontiers
Editorial Board Song Gao, Peking University, China

Jun Chen, Nankai University, China

Yi Lu, University of Illinois, USA

Guy Bertrand, University of California, San Diego, USA Ben Zhong Tang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

Feihe Huang, Zhejiang University, China


Advisory Board


Christopher J Chang, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Yi Cui, Stanford University, USA

Xile Hu, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Mercouri Kanatzidis, Northwestern University, USA

Yadong Li, Tsinghua University, China

Wenbin Lin, University of Chicago, USA

Yi Xie, University of Science and Technology of China, China

Chunhua Yan, Peking University, China

Hong-Cai Joe Zhou, Texas A&M University, USA


Lutz Ackermann, Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Germany

Matthias Beller, University of Rostock, Germany

Frank Glorius, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany


Guillermo C Bazan, UC Santa Barbara, USA

Wenbin Lin, University of Chicago, USA

Bin Liu, National University of Singapore, Singapore

He Tian, East China University of Science and Technology, China

Juyoung Yoon, Ewha Womans University, South Korea

Hua Zhang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Xi Zhang, Tsinghua University, China


Click here for the full listing from Clarivate Analytics.

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Hot Articles in November 2017

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Organic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT articles of November 2017!

You can access these publications for free till 31st January 2018 by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org).

An effective approach to aryl-substituted propanoic acids via the Pd-catalyzed hydrocarboxylation of stilbenes
Jie Dai, Wenlong Ren, Jingfu Li and Yian Shi
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00726D

Nickel-catalyzed direct difluoromethylation of aryl boronic acids with BrCF2H
Jie Sheng, Hui-Qi Ni, Kang-Jie Bian, Yan Li, Yi-Ning Wang and Xi-Sheng Wang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00934H

Enantioselective palladium-catalyzed C–H functionalization of pyrroles using an axially chiral 2,2′-bipyridine ligand
Hong-Qiang Shen, Cong Liu, Ji Zhou and Yong-Gui Zhou
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00815E

Thiazolium salt-catalyzed [3 + 2 + 1] cyclization for the synthesis of trisubstituted 2-pyrones using arylglyoxals as a carbonyl source
Li-Chen Xu, Peng Zhou, Jia-Zhuo Li, Wen-Juan Hao, Shu-Jiang Tu and Bo Jiang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00899F

Synthesis of pyridine trans-tetrafluoro-λ6-sulfane derivatives via radical addition
Prajwalita Das, Masahiro Takada, Etsuko Tokunaga, Norimichi Saito and Norio Shibata
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00994A

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Gold 2018

The Gold 2018 conference will be held on July 15-18, 2018 in Paris, France. Organic Chemistry Frontiers is very pleased to be sponsoring this event.

Gold 2018 is the 8th edition of the International conference series organized every three years, following Gold 2015 in Cardiff, Gold 2012 in Tokyo, Gold 2009 in Heidelberg… During Gold 2018, specialists working on gold chemistry will be given the opportunity to discuss the most recent highlights and achievements of their field, and also to get a comprehensive overview of the related areas of gold science in the parallel sessions of the conference.

Topics at the conference include:

A. Catalysis
B. Plasmonics
C. Biofunctionalization and medical applications
D. Self-assemblies and nanoparticles synthesis
E. Molecular gold complexes
F. Nanoelectronics, optoelectronics and electrochemistry

Submit your abstract to Gold 2018 by 22nd Jan 2018. More information is available at the conference website.

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