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Welcome to Issue 12 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2017

Welcome to issue 12 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2017 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

The  front cover story, Metal-mediated C–O bond forming reactions in natural product synthesis by Gwilherm Evano, Jianjun Wang and Antoine Nitelet. The inside cover features a story on An expedient and novel strategy for reductive amination by employing H2O as both a hydrogen source and solvent via B2(OH)4/H2O systems.

Follow review  type article is also included in current issue:

Catalytic C–H amination at its limits: challenges and solutions
Damien Hazelard, Pierre-Antoine Nocquet and Philippe Compain
Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 2500-2521
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00547D

 

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Hot Articles in October 2017

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

You can access these publications for free till 31st December 2017 by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org).

Facile synthesis of carbo- and heterocycles via Fe(III)-catalyzed alkene hydrofunctionalization
Jifeng Qi, Jing Zheng and Sunliang Cui
Org. Chem. Front., 2017, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00817A

A copper-catalyzed sulfonylative C–H bond functionalization from sulfur dioxide and aryldiazonium tetrafluoroborates
Hongguang Xia, Yuanyuan An, Xincheng Zeng and Jie Wu
Org. Chem. Front., 2017, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00866J

Regioselective C5 alkenylation of 2-acylpyrroles via Pd(II)-catalyzed C–H bond activation
Jian-Hua Duan, Rui-Jie Mi, Jing Sun and Ming-Dong Zhou
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00732A

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Welcome to Issue 11 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2017

Welcome to issue 11 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2017 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

The  front cover story, Photoredox meets gold Lewis acid catalysis in the alkylative semipinacol rearrangement: a photocatalyst with a dark side is contributed by M. Zidan, T. McCallum, L. Thai-Savard and L. Barriault. The inside cover features a story on Palladium catalyzed C(sp3)–H acetoxylation of aliphatic primary amines to γ-amino alcohol derivatives.

Follow review  type article is also included in current issue:

Catalytic and catalyst-free diboration of alkynes
Fei Zhao, Xiuwen Jia, Pinyi Li, Jingwei Zhao, Yu Zhou, Jiang Wang and Hong Liu
Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 2235-2255
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00614D

Metal-catalyzed enyne cycloisomerization in natural product total synthesis
Ying Hu, Miao Bai, Ying Yang and Qianghui Zhou
Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 2256-2275
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00702G

 

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Welcome to Issue 10 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2017

Welcome to issue 10 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2017 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

The  front cover story, Gold(I)-catalyzed access to neomerane skeletons is contributed by Coralie Tugny, Omar Khaled, Etienne Derat, Jean-Philippe Goddard, Virginie Mouriès-Mansuy and Louis Fensterbank.

Follow review  type article is also included in current issue:

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

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Welcome to Issue 9 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2017

Welcome to issue 9 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2017 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

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

 

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Welcome to Issue 8 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2017

Welcome to issue 8 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2017 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

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
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00187H

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
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00262A

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Hot Articles in June 2017

Organic Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to share with you the HOT articles of  June2017!

You can access these publications for free till 31st August 2017 by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org).
Asymmetric synthesis of chromans via the Friedel–Crafts alkylation–hemiketalization catalysed by an N,N′-dioxide scandium(III) complex
Xiaoyu Hao, Lili Lin, Fei Tan, Shulin Ge, Xiaohua Liu and Xiaoming Feng
Org. Chem. Front., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7QO00323D, Research Article

A benzothiadiazole-based fluorescent sensor for selective detection of oxalyl chloride and phosgene
Wen-Qiang Zhang, Ke Cheng, Xinyu Yang, Qiu-Yan Li, He Zhang, Zheng Ma, Han Lu, Hui Wu and Xiao-Jun Wang
Org. Chem. Front., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7QO00378A, Research Article

Synthesis of dibromo- and tetrabromo-bipyrrolines and their corresponding 2,6-diazasemibullvalene derivatives
Zhe Huang, Ming Zhan, Shaoguang Zhang, Qian Luo, Wen-Xiong Zhang and Zhenfeng Xi
Org. Chem. Front., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7QO00287D, Research Article


Transition-metal-free dehydrogenation coupling of pyridinium through a self-promoted hydride transfer process
Wenbin Shang, Shanyong Li, Yuzhen Ding, Zhiqiang Pan, Xiaogang Tong and Chengfeng Xia
Org. Chem. Front., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7QO00389G, Research Article

Fe-Catalyzed insertion of fluoromethylcarbenes generated from sulfonium salts into X–H bonds (X = Si, C, P)
Yaya Duan, Jin-Hong Lin, Ji-Chang Xiao and Yu-Cheng Gu
Org. Chem. Front., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7QO00430C, Research Article

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Welcome to Issue 7 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2017

Welcome to issue 6 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2017 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

The  front cover story,Copper-catalyzed direct borylation of alkyl, alkenyl and aryl halides with B(dan)  is contributed  by

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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OCF Impact Factor rises to 4.955!

We are delighted to announce that the latest Impact Factor of Organic Chemistry Frontiers has risen to 4.955 this year, according to the Journal Citation Reports® recently released by Clarivate Analytics.

This impressive number has placed Organic Chemistry Frontiers (OCF) in TOP 5 general organic journals publishing primary research from the ‘Chemistry, Organic’ category of Web of Science.

We would like to thank all our authors, referees, Associate Editors, and Editorial and Advisory Board members for contributing to the journal’s continued impact and success – this achievement would not have been possible without your support and trust.

In 2014, OCF was launched as a unique joint venture between the Chinese Chemical Society, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry and the Royal Society of Chemistry. Since then, it has grown and developed into one high quality journal that publishes the world’s leading edge research in organic chemistry.  At OCF, we provide our authors with rigorous peer-review, rapid publication, excellent production services, and most importantly, the unparalleled opportunities for world-wide visibility and international collaboration.

OCF will continue featuring significant research across the breadth of modern organic chemistry, including but not limited to total synthesis, synthetic methods, catalysis, supramolecular chemistry and functional organic materials. Submit your exceptional research to OCF today!

TOP Cited OCF articles (2015-2016)

Research Articles

Nickel-catalyzed reductive coupling of alkyl halides with other electrophiles: Concept and mechanistic considerations
Gu J., Wang X., Xue W., Gong H.
Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 10, 1411
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5qo00224a

Radical 5-exo cyclization of alkynoates with 2-oxoacetic acids for synthesis of 3-acylcoumarins
Liu T., Ding Q., Zong Q., Qiu G.
Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 6, 670
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5qo00029g

Primary alkyl bis-catecholato silicates in dual photoredox/nickel catalysis: Aryl- and heteroaryl-alkyl cross coupling reactions
Lévêque C., Chenneberg L., Corcé V., Goddard J.-P., Ollivier C., Fensterbank L.
Org. Chem. Front., 2016, 4, 462
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6qo00014b

Pd(II)-catalyzed asymmetric addition of arylboronic acids to cyclic N-sulfonyl ketimine esters and a DFT study of its mechanism
Quan M., Yang G., Xie F., Gridnev I.D., Zhang W.
Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 4, 398
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4qo00347k

Cleavage of the C-C triple bond of ketoalkynes: Synthesis of 4(3H)-quinazolinones
Yang X., Cheng G., Shen J., Kuai C., Cui X.
Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 4, 366
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4qo00260a

Critical Reviews

Transition metal-catalyzed C-H bond functionalizations by the use of diverse directing groups
Chen Z., Wang B., Zhang J., Yu W., Liu Z., Zhang Y.
Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 9, 1107
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5qo00004a

Transition metal-catalyzed direct remote C-H functionalization of alkyl groups via C(sp3)-H bond activation
Qiu G., Wu J.
Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 2, 169
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4qo00207e

Catalytic enantioselective organic transformations via visible light photocatalysis
Wang C., Lu Z.
Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 2, 179
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4qo00306c

The Mitsunobu reaction in the 21st century
Fletcher S.
Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 6, 739
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5qo00016e

Catalytic asymmetric synthesis of polysubstituted spirocyclopropyl oxindoles: Organocatalysis versus transition metal catalysis
Cao Z.-Y., Zhou J.
Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 7, 849
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5qo00092k

Tutorial Accounts

Cu- or Fe-catalyzed C-H/C-C bond nitrogenation reactions for the direct synthesis of N-containing compounds
Liang Y., Liang Y.-F., Jiao N.
Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 4, 403
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4qo00350k

Catalytic dehydrogenative aromatization: An alternative route to functionalized arenes
Girard S.A., Huang H., Zhou F., Deng G.-J., Li C.-J.
Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 3, 279
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4qo00358f

Highlights

A remarkable solvent effect of fluorinated alcohols on transition metal catalysed C-H functionalizations
Wencel-Delord J., Colobert F.
Org. Chem. Front., 2016, 3, 394
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5qo00398a

Recent advances in transition metal-catalysed hydroacylation of alkenes and alkynes
Ghosh A., Johnson K.F., Vickerman K.L., Walker J.A., Stanley L.M.
Org. Chem. Front., 2016, 5, 639
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6qo00023a

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Welcome to Issue 6 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2017

Welcome to issue 6 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2017 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

The  front cover story, Synthesis of fully-substituted 1,2,3-triazoles via copper(I)-catalyzed three-component coupling of sulfoximines, alkynes and azides  is contributed  by Jian Xu and Qiuling Song. The inside cover features a story on Thiolate–palladium(IV) or sulfonium–palladate(0)? A theoretical study on the mechanism of palladium-catalyzed C–S bond formation reactions by Ruopeng Bai and his co-authors.

Follow review article is also included in current issue:

Cyclopropenes: a new tool for the study of biological systems
João M. J. M. Ravasco, Carlos M. Monteiro and Alexandre F. Trindade  
Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 1167-1198
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00054E

 

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