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Organic chemistry research for asymmetric synthesis

We are delighted to share with you a collection of articles from Organic Chemistry Frontiers to showcase the recent development in asymmetric synthesis.

You can read these articles for free until 30th April.

Reviews articles

Multi-catalyst promoted asymmetric relay reactions
Qiu-Ju Liang, Yun-He Xu and Teck-Peng Loh
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 2765-2768
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00604K

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

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
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00285H

Catalytic asymmetric synthesis of hetero-substituted oxindoles
Renato Dalpozzo
Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 2063-2078
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00446J

Research articles

Asymmetric Diels–Alder cycloadditions of benzofulvene-based 2,4-dienals via trienamine activatio
Jing-Fei Yue, Guang-Yao Ran, Xing-Xing Yang, Wei Du and Ying-Chun Chen
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1284-1287
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00653A

Diastereoselectivity in a cyclic secondary amine catalyzed asymmetric Mannich reaction: a model rationalization from DFT studies
Siwei Shu, Zhao Liu, Yukui Li, Zhuofeng Ke and Yan Liu
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 2148-2157
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00424B

Copper-catalyzed asymmetric hydroboration of 1,3-enynes with pinacolborane to access chiral allenylboronates
Hui Leng Sang, Songjie Yu and Shaozhong Ge
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1284-1287
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00167G

Synthesis of trans-disubstituted-2,3-dihydrobenzofurans by a formal [4 + 1] annulation between para-quinone methides and sulfonium salts
Ying Zhi, Kun Zhao, Carolina von Essen, Kari Rissanen and Dieter Enders
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1348-1351
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00008E

1,6-Conjugated addition-mediated [4 + 1] annulation: an approach to 2,3-dihydrobenzofurans
Yang Wang, Yan Qiao, Donghui Wei and Mingsheng Tang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 623-628
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00846E

Computational study on NHC-catalyzed enantioselective and chemoselective fluorination of aliphatic aldehydes
Lina Liu, Zhenbo Yuan, Rui Pan, Yuye Zeng, Aijun Lin, Hequan Yao and Yue Huang
Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 1987-1998
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00436B

Asymmetric synthesis of CF3– and indole-containing tetrahydro-β-carbolines via chiral spirocyclic phosphoric acid-catalyzed aza-Friedel–Crafts reaction
En Xie, Abdul Rahman and Xufeng Lin
Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 1407-1410
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00229G

Highly enantioselective nitro-Mannich reaction of ketimines under phase-transfer catalysis
Bin Wang, Tong Xu, Lei Zhu, Yu Lan, Jingdong Wang, Ning Lu, Zhonglin Wei, Yingjie Lin and Haifeng Duan
Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 1266-1271
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00124J

Asymmetric synthesis of trifluoromethyl-substituted 3,3′-pyrrolidinyl-dispirooxindoles through organocatalytic 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition reactions
Wei-Jie Huang, Qing Chen, Ning Lin, Xian-Wen Long, Wei-Gao Pan, Yan-Shi Xiong, Jiang Weng and Gui Lu
Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 472-482
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6QO00723F

The synthesis of unsymmetric diamides through Rh-catalyzed selective C–H bond activation of amides with isocyanates
Xiaoli Yu, Duo-Sheng Wang, Zhaojun Xu, Bobin Yang and Dawei Wang
Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 1011-1018
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6QO00793G

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Welcome to Issue 5 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2019

Welcome to issue 5 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2019 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

 

The front cover story, Efficient and phosphine-free bidentate N-heterocyclic carbene/ruthenium catalytic systems for the dehydrogenative amidation of alcohols and amines, is contributed by Cheng Chen and Francis Verpoort and co-authors.

The inside cover features a story on Genome mining for fungal polyketide-diterpenoid hybrids: discovery of key terpene cyclases and multifunctional P450s for structural  diversification by Wei-Guang Wang, Yudai  Matsuda and co-authors.

 

 

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Hot Articles in February 2019

Organic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT article of February 2019!

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Fluorescence deactivation mechanism for a new probe detecting phosgene based on ESIPT and TICT
Yu Zhao, Yong Ding, Yunfan Yang, Wei Shi and Yongqing Li
Org. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO01320A

Enantioselective synthesis of 3-amino-hydrobenzofuran-2,5-diones via Cu(I)-catalyzed intramolecular conjugate addition of imino esters
Wu-Lin Yang, Zhong-Tao Sun, Jian Zhang, Zhong Li and Wei-Ping Deng
Org. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO01335G

Cooperation between an alcoholic proton and boryl species in the catalytic gem-hydrodiborylation of carboxylic esters to access 1,1-diborylalkanes
Zeyu He, Qing Zhu, Xiyu Hu, Lu Wang, Chungu Xia and Chao Liu
Org. Chem. Front., 2019, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C9QO00007K

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Welcome to Issue 3 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2019

Welcome to issue 3 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2019 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

 

 

The front cover story,Cross-dehydrogenative alkynylation of sulfonamides and amides with terminal alkynes via Ir(III) catalysis, is contributed by and his co-authors. The inside cover features a story on Kinetic resolution of 2,2-disubstituted-1,3-diketones via carbene catalysis by

 

 

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Welcome to Issue 2 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2019

Welcome to issue 2 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2019 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

The front cover story, Metal-free cross-coupling of π-conjugated triazenes with unactivated arenes via photoactivation, is contributed by Enrique Barragan, Anurag Noonikara Poyil, Chou-Hsun Yang, Haobin Wang and Alejandro Bugarin. The inside cover features a story on Beauvetetraones A–C, phomaligadione-derived polyketide dimers from the entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana by Seoung Rak Lee, Michelle Küfner, Minji Park, Won Hee Jung, Sang Un Choi, Christine Beemelmanns and Ki Hyun Kim.

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Welcome to Issue 1 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2019

Welcome to issue 1 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2019 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

 

The front cover story, Construction and heterogeneous photooxidization reactivity of a cyclodextrin/porphyrin polyrotaxane network, is contributed by Wei-Lei Zhou, Xuan Zhao, Yong Chen and Yu Liu. The inside cover features a story on Combining JBCA and Marfey’s methodology to determine the absolute configuration of threonines: the case of gunungamide A, a new cyclic depsipeptide containing chloropyrrole from the sponge Discodermia sp. by Guillermo Tarazona, Rogelio Fernández, Patricia G. Cruz, Marta Pérez, Jaime Rodríguez, Carlos Jiménez and Carmen Cuevas.

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Welcome to Issue 23 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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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Welcome to Issue 20 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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.

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Hot Articles in September 2018

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

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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