Hot Articles in March 2018

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

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

Base-promoted [3 + 3] cyclization of cyclopropenones and cyclopropenethiones with amides for the synthesis of 6H-1,3-oxazin-6-ones and 6H-1,3-thiazin-6-ones
Ben Niu, Bo Jiang, Liu-Zhu Yu and Min Shi
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00091C

Graphical abstract: Base-promoted [3 + 3] cyclization of cyclopropenones and cyclopropenethiones with amides for the synthesis of 6H-1,3-oxazin-6-ones and 6H-1,3-thiazin-6-ones

 

Research Article Isolation and biosynthesis of labdanmycins: four new labdane diterpenes from endophytic Streptomyces
Zi-Jun Xiong, Jianping Huang, Yijun Yan, Li Wang, Zhiyan Wang, Jing Yang, Jianying Luo, Jie Li and Sheng-Xiong Huang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00085A

Graphical abstract: Isolation and biosynthesis of labdanmycins: four new labdane diterpenes from endophytic Streptomyces

 

Efficient access to chiral benzo[c]chromenes via asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of ketals
Yangshan Li, Miao Wan, Shutao Sun, Zhongjun Fu, Haofei Huang and Lei Liu
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00096D

Graphical abstract: Efficient access to chiral benzo[c]chromenes via asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of ketals

 

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, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00167G

Graphical abstract: Copper-catalyzed asymmetric hydroboration of 1,3-enynes with pinacolborane to access chiral allenylboronates

 

Total synthesis of teixobactin and its stereoisomers
L. Liu, S. Wu, Q. Wang, M. Zhang, B. Wang, G. He and G. Chen
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00145F

Graphical abstract: Total synthesis of teixobactin and its stereoisomers

 

Silver-catalyzed ring-opening difluoromethylthiolation/trifluoromethylthiolation of cycloalkanols with PhSO2SCF2H or PhSO2SCF3
Bin Xu, Decai Wang, Yonghong Hu and Qilong Shen
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00115D

Graphical abstract: Silver-catalyzed ring-opening difluoromethylthiolation/trifluoromethylthiolation of cycloalkanols with PhSO2SCF2H or PhSO2SCF3

 

Research Article Catalyst-controlled synthesis of 4-amino-isoquinolin-1(2H)-one and oxazole derivatives
Ben Niu, Ruixing Liu, Yin Wei and Min Shi
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00125A

Graphical abstract: Catalyst-controlled synthesis of 4-amino-isoquinolin-1(2H)-one and oxazole derivatives

 

Mechanistic insights into the different chemoselectivities of Rh2(II)-catalyzed ring expansion of cyclobutanol-substituted aryl azides and C–H bond amination of cyclopentanol-substituted aryl azides: a DFT study
Dafang Gao and Xiaoguang Bao
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00113H

Graphical abstract: Mechanistic insights into the different chemoselectivities of Rh2(ii)-catalyzed ring expansion of cyclobutanol-substituted aryl azides and C–H bond amination of cyclopentanol-substituted aryl azides: a DFT study

 

Photoredox-catalyzed cascade annulation of methyl(2-(phenylethynyl)phenyl)sulfanes and methyl(2-(phenylethynyl)phenyl)selanes with sulfonyl chlorides: synthesis of benzothiophenes and benzoselenophenes
Jianxiang Yan, Jian Xu, Yao Zhou, Jinglong Chen and Qiuling Song
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00147B

Graphical abstract: Photoredox-catalyzed cascade annulation of methyl(2-(phenylethynyl)phenyl)sulfanes and methyl(2-(phenylethynyl)phenyl)selanes with sulfonyl chlorides: synthesis of benzothiophenes and benzoselenophenes

 

Asperones A–E, five dimeric polyketides with new carbon skeletons from the fungus Aspergillus sp. AWG 1–15
Guo-Ping Yin, Ya-Rong Wu, Chao Han, Xiao-Bing Wang, Hong-Liang Gao, Yong Yin, Ling-Yi Kong and Ming-Hua Yang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00070K

Graphical abstract: Asperones A–E, five dimeric polyketides with new carbon skeletons from the fungus Aspergillus sp. AWG 1–15

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Welcome to Issue 7 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to Issue 7 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

Graphical abstract: Front cover

Follow review type article is included in current issue:

Recent synthetic studies towards natural products via [5 + 2] cycloaddition reactions
Xin Liu, Ya-Jian Hu, Jian-Hong Fan, Jing Zhao, Shaoping Li and Chuang-Chuang Li
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1217-1228
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01123G

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Outstanding Reviewers for Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2017

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We would like to highlight the Outstanding Reviewers for Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2017, as selected by the editorial team, for their significant contribution to the journal. The reviewers have been chosen based on the number, timeliness and quality of the reports completed over the last 12 months.

We would like to say a big thank you to those individuals listed here as well as to all of the reviewers that have supported the journal. Each Outstanding Reviewer will receive a certificate to give recognition for their significant contribution.

Dr Lutz Ackermann, University of Gottingen, ORCID: 0000-0001-7034-8772

Dr Pier Giorgio Cozzi, University of Bologna, ORCID: 0000-0002-2677-101X

Dr Shuanhu Gao, East China Normal University, ORCID: 0000-0001-6919-4577

Dr Xuefeng Jiang, East China Normal University, ORCID: 0000-0002-1849-6572

Dr, Shigeki Matsunaga, University of Tokyo

Dr Agnieszka Nowak-Krol, University of Würzburg, ORCID: 0000-0003-0454-2491

Dr Feng Shi, Jiangsu Normal University, ORCID:0000-0003-3922-0708

Professor Min Shi, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, ORCID:0000-0003-0016-5211

Professor Xiao-Feng Wu, Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e. V. an der Universität Rostock (LIKAT), ORCID:0000-0001-6622-3328

Dr Jian Zhou, East China Normal University

We would also like to thank the Organic Chemistry Frontiers board and the organic chemistry  community for their continued support of the journal, as authors, reviewers and readers.

If you would like to become a reviewer for our journal, just email us with details of your research interests and an up-to-date CV or résumé.  You can find more details in our author and reviewer resource centre

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Welcome to Issue 6 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to issue 6 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2018 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now. 

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Recent advances in the intramolecular Mannich reaction in natural products total synthesis
Yingbo Shi, Qiaoling Wang and Shuanhu Gao
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1049-1066
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01079F

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Hot Articles in February 2018

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

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

Synthesis of chiral γ-aminophosphonates through the organocatalytic hydrophosphonylation of azadienes with phosphites
Zheng Gu, Ji Zhou, Guo-Fang Jiang and Yong-Gui Zhou
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01158J

A concise synthesis of indene-based polycyclic compounds via FeCl3-catalyzed cascade cyclization
Xiang Su, Panpan Wu, Wenfeng Liu and Chao Chen
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00004B

nBu4NOTf-promoted radical self-hydrogen transferring isomerization under transition metal-free conditions
Hong-Xing Zheng, Chuan-Zhi Yao, Jian-Ping Qu and Yan-Biao Kang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01138E

A general and efficient Mn-catalyzed acceptorless dehydrogenative coupling of alcohols with hydroxides into carboxylates
Zhihui Shao, Yujie Wang, Yaqian Liu, Qian Wang, Xiaoling Fu and Qiang Liu
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00023A

Syntheses and structures of [7]helicene and double helicene based on dithieno[2,3-b:2′,3′-d]thiophene
Xinming Liu, Huiliang Sun, Wan Xu, Shisheng Wan, Jianwu Shi, Chunli Li and Hua Wang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01049D

Isolation, structural elucidation, and synthetic study of salviyunnanone A, an abietane derived diterpenoid with a 7/5/6/3 ring system from Salvia yunnanensis
Fan Xia, Da-Wei Zhang, Chun-Yan Wu, Hui-Chun Geng, Wen-Dan Xu, Yu Zhang, Xing-Wei Yang, Hong-Bo Qin and Gang Xu
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01140G

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Welcome to Issue 5 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to issue 5 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2018 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

The front cover story, Synthesis of pyridine trans-tetrafluoro-λ6-sulfane derivatives via radical addition by Prajwalita Das, Masahiro Takada, Etsuko Tokunaga, Norimichi Saito and Norio Shibata.

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Cycloaddition/annulation strategies for the construction of multisubstituted pyrrolidines and their applications in natural product synthesis
Jundong Li, Yilin Ye and Yandong Zhang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 864-892
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01077J

 

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Welcome to Issue 4 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to issue 4 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2018 ! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

Graphical abstract: Front coverThe front cover story,  Ball-milling and cheap reagents breathe green life into the one hundred-year-old Hofmann reaction, by Rita Mocci, Sergio Murgia, Lidia De Luca, Evelina Colacino, Francesco Delogu and Andrea Porcheddu.

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Anion-coordination-directed self-assemblies
Dong Yang, Jie Zhao, Xiao-Juan Yang and Biao Wu
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 662-690
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO00895C

Insertion of sulfur dioxide via a radical process: an efficient route to sulfonyl compounds
Guanyinsheng Qiu, Kaida Zhou, Liang Gao and Jie Wu
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 691-705
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01073G

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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.

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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.

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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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