Congratulations to our highly cited board members!

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We are proud to announce that 4 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers Board members are recognized in Clarivate Analytics list of Highly Cited Researchers for 2018, ranking them among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and publication year.

 

The board members are:

Editorial Board

Frank Würthner, University of Würzburg, Germany

Advisory Board

Matthias Beller, University of Rostock, Germany
Frank Glorius, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
Lutz Ackermann, Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Germany

 

Below are a few of our picks from their publications in Organic Chemistry Frontiers.

Access is free to these highlighted papers until 31 Jan 2019!

Water-soluble naphthalene diimides: synthesis, optical properties, and colorimetric detection of biogenic amines
Annike Weißenstein, Vincenzo Grande, Chantu R. Saha-Möller and Frank Würthner
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 2641-2651
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00611C

 

Ruthenium-catalyzed alkoxycarbonylation of alkenes using carbon monoxide
Lipeng Wu, Qiang Liu, Ralf Jackstell and Matthias Beller
Org. Chem. Front., 2015,2, 771-774
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5QO00071H

 

Highly selective synthesis of 6-substituted benzothiophenes by Sc(OTf)3-catalyzed intermolecular cyclization and sulfur migration
Xiaoming Wang, Tobias Gensch and Frank Glorius
Org. Chem. Front., 2016,3, 1619-1623
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6QO00477F

 

Recent advances in positional-selective alkenylations: removable guidance for twofold C–H activation
Wenbo Ma, Parthasarathy Gandeepan, Jie Li and Lutz Ackermann
Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 1435-1467
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00134G

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Welcome to Issue 24 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to Issue 24 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

Graphical abstract: Front coverThe front cover story, Halodifluoroacetates as formylation reagents for various amines via unprecedented quadruple cleavage by  Xingxing Ma, Shuilin Deng and Qiuling Song. The inside cover features a story on Reductive N-alkylation of primary and secondary amines using carboxylic acids and borazane under mild conditions by Yahui Wei, Qingqing Xuan, Yao Zhou and Qiuling Song.Graphical abstract: Inside front cover

 

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Hot Articles in November 2018

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Organic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT article of November 2018!

You can access this publication for free till 31st  January 2019 by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org)

Cross-dehydrogenative alkynylation of sulfonamides and amides with terminal alkynes via Ir(III) catalysis
Guocai Wu, Wensen Ouyang, Qian Chen, Yanping Huo and Xianwei Li
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO01105B

Direct conjugate additions using aryl and alkyl organic halides in air and water
Feng Zhou, Xiaoyun Hu, Wanying Zhang and Chao-Jun Li
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO01141A

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Welcome to Issue 23 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to Issue 23 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

The front cover story, Copper-catalyzed [3 + 2 + 1] annulation for functionalized pyridines as potent and dynamic UV absorbers by Shizuka Mei Bautista Maezono, Sung Hong Kim and Yong Rok Lee. The inside cover features a story on Using a traceless directing group for the silver-mediated synthesis of 3-trifluoromethylpyrazoles: a computational study on the mechanism and origins of regioselectivity by Feiyun Jia, Jiewei Luo and Bo Zhang.

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Hot Articles in October 2018

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Organic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT article of October 2018!

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Ni-Catalyzed 1,2-iminoacylation of alkenes via a reductive strategy
Lin Wang and Chuan Wang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO01044G

Graphical abstract: Ni-Catalyzed 1,2-iminoacylation of alkenes via a reductive strategy

 

Direct construction of benzimidazo[l,2-c]quinazolin-6-ones via metal-free oxidative C–C bond cleavage
Ping-Gui Li, Cheng Yan, Shuai Zhu, Shu-Hui Liu and Liang-Hua Zou
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO01039K

Graphical abstract: Direct construction of benzimidazo[l,2-c]quinazolin-6-ones via metal-free oxidative C–C bond cleavage

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Welcome to Issue 22 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to Issue 22 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

Journal cover: Front coverThe outside front cover story Mild dealkylative N-nitrosation of N,Ndialkylaniline derivatives for convenient preparation of photo-triggered and photo-calibrated NO donors by Shaobing Qiu, Chunlei Guo, Mingkang Wang, Zhenglong Sun, Hui Li, Xuhong Qian and Youjun Yang. The inside cover features a story on One-pot synthesis of 2-naphthols from nitrones and MBH adducts via decarboxylative N–O bond cleavage by Sang Hoon Han, Ashok Kumar Pandey, Heeyoung Lee, Saegun Kim, Dahye Kang, Young Hoon Jung, Hyung Sik Kim, Sungwoo Hong and In Su Kim.

 

Journal cover: Inside front cover

Follow review type article is included in current issue:
Heteropore covalent organic frameworks: a new class of porous organic polymers with well-ordered hierarchical porosities
Rong-Ran Liang and Xin Zhao
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 3341-3356
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00830B

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Welcome to Issue 21 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to Issue 21 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

 

Journal cover: Front cover

The outside front cover story Aromaticity control via modifications of a macrocyclic frame: 5,6-dimethoxyphenanthriporphyrin and 5,6-dioxophenanthriporphyrin by Kamil Kupietz, Michał J. Białek, Agata Białońska, Bartosz Szyszko and Lechosław Latos-Grażyński.  The inside cover features a story on Asymmetric ring-opening reactions of azabenzonorbornadienes through transfer hydrogenation using secondary amines as hydrogen sources: tuning of absolute configuration by acids by Dongdong Pu, Yongyun Zhou, Fan Yang, Guoli Shen, Yang Gao, Weiqing Sun, Ruhima Khan and Baomin Fan.

 

 

Graphical abstract: Inside front cover

Follow review type article is included in current issue:

Selective modification of natural nucleophilic residues in peptides and proteins using arylpalladium complexes
Wan-Min Cheng, Xi Lu, Jing Shi and Lei Liu
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 3186-3193
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00765A

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Welcome to Issue 20 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to Issue 20 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.  

 

Journal cover: Front coverThe front cover story, Olefin metathesis reaction as a locking tool for macrocycle and mechanomolecule constructionby Deborah Quaglio, Giovanni Zappia, Elisa De Paolis, Silvia Balducci, Bruno Botta and Francesca Ghirga. The inside cover features a story on Triisopropylsilylethynyl-substituted indenofluorenes: carbonyl versus dicyanovinylene functionalization in one-dimensional molecular crystals and solution-processed n-channel OFETs by Resul Ozdemir, Sangyun Park, İbrahim Deneme, Yonghan Park, Yunus Zorlu, Husniye Ardic Alidagi, Kevser Harmandar, Choongik Kim and Hakan Usta.

Journal cover: Inside front cover

Follow review type article is included in current issue:

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Hot Articles in September 2018

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Organic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT article of September 2018!

You can access this publication for free till 30th November 2018 by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org)

 

Enantioselective isoquinuclidine synthesis via sequential Diels–Alder/visible-light photoredox C–C bond cleavage: a formal synthesis of the indole alkaloid catharanthine
Simon J. Kim and Robert A. Batey
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00849C

 

Iridium-catalyzed oxidative Ar–H/Ar–H cross-coupling of primary benzamides with thiophenes
Guangying Tan, Chunhao Rana and Jingsong You
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00796A

 

Dual roles of ynoates: desymmetrization of dicarboxylic acids using trialkylamines as alkyl equivalents
Xianjun Xu, Liliang Huang, Xiaoying Yin, Erik V. Van der Eyckenbc and Huangdi Feng
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00919H

 

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Welcome to Issue 19 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to Issue 19 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

 

The  front cover story, Hybrid multicyclophanes based on thiacalix[4]arene and pillar[5]arene: synthesis and influence on the formation of polyaniline by Dmitriy N. Shurpik, Luidmila S. Yakimova, Vladimir V. Gorbachuk, Denis A. Sevastyanov, Pavel L. Padnya, Olga B. Bazanova, Il’dar Kh. Rizvanov and Ivan I. Stoikov.

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Supramolecular gelatons: towards the design of molecular gels
Minghua Liu, Guanghui Ouyang, Dian Niu and Yutao Sang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 2885-2900
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00620B

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