Hot Articles in May 2018

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

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

Efficient catalytic vicinal diamination of arylene diimides
Michael Kremer, Maximilian Kersten and Sigurd Höger
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1825-1829
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00222C

Graphical abstract: Efficient catalytic vicinal diamination of arylene diimides

 

Azidoheteroarylation of unactivated olefins through distal heteroaryl migration
Min Wang, Zhen Wu, Bo Zhang and Chen Zhu
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00301G

Graphical abstract: Azidoheteroarylation of unactivated olefins through distal heteroaryl migration

 

Selective formation of phthalimides from amines, aldehydes and CO by Pd-catalyzed oxidative C–H aminocarbonylation
Renyi Shi, Fan Liao, Huiying Niu and Aiwen Lei
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00282G

Graphical abstract: Selective formation of phthalimides from amines, aldehydes and CO by Pd-catalyzed oxidative C–H aminocarbonylation

 

Selenium dioxide-promoted selective synthesis of mono- and bis-sulfenylindoles
Samuel Thurow, Filipe Penteado, Gelson Perin, Diego Alves, Claudio Santi, Bonifacio Monti, Carl H. Schiesser, Thiago Barcellos and Eder J. Lenardão
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00360B

Graphical abstract: Selenium dioxide-promoted selective synthesis of mono- and bis-sulfenylindoles

 

Highly enantioselective Ir/f-amphox-catalyzed hydrogenation of ketoamides: efficient access to chiral hydroxy amides
Yang Hu, Xuguang Yin, Ziyi Chen, Xiu-Qin Dong and Xumu Zhang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00307F

Graphical abstract: Highly enantioselective Ir/f-amphox-catalyzed hydrogenation of ketoamides: efficient access to chiral hydroxy amides

 

A more reliable synthesis of a Gemini vitamin D analog, a potentially effective chemotherapeutic agent for the treatment of colorectal carcinomas
Hugo Santalla, Fátima Garrido, Generosa Gómez and Yagamare Fall
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00338F

Graphical abstract: A more reliable synthesis of a Gemini vitamin D analog, a potentially effective chemotherapeutic agent for the treatment of colorectal carcinomas

 

Three-component reaction to synthesize E-vinyl silyl anti-1,2-diols via sequential [1,4]-O-to-O/[1,4]-C-to-O silyl migrations
Qiang Pu, Xiaoxiao Tang, Lu Gao and Zhenlei Song
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00332G

Graphical abstract: Three-component reaction to synthesize E-vinyl silyl anti-1,2-diols via sequential [1,4]-O-to-O/[1,4]-C-to-O silyl migrations

 

Convergent syntheses of 2,3-dihydrobenzofurans via a Catellani strategy
Chenggui Wu, Hong-Gang Cheng, Ruiming Chen, Han Chen, Ze-Shui Liu, Jingyang Zhang, Yuming Zhang, Yuxin Zhu, Zhi Geng and Qianghui Zhou
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00348C

Graphical abstract: Convergent syntheses of 2,3-dihydrobenzofurans via a Catellani strategy

 

The iridium-catalysed reductive coupling reaction of tertiary lactams/amides with isocyanoacetates
Xiu-Ning Hu, Tai-Long Shen, Dong-Cheng Cai, Jian-Feng Zheng and Pei-Qiang Huang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00312B

Graphical abstract: The iridium-catalysed reductive coupling reaction of tertiary lactams/amides with isocyanoacetates

 

Asymmetric [4 + 2] cycloadditions with 3-furfural derivatives and α-cyano-α,β-unsaturated ketones
Chuan-Qi Duan, Xiao-Long He, Wei Du and Ying-Chun Chen
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00351C

Graphical abstract: Asymmetric [4 + 2] cycloadditions with 3-furfural derivatives and α-cyano-α,β-unsaturated ketones

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Welcome to Issue 11 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to Issue 11 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

 

The  front cover story, Fused donor–acceptor π-conjugated diazatruxenones: synthesis and electronic properties by Angela Benito-Hernández, Mardia T. El-Sayed, Juan T. López Navarrete, M. Carmen Ruiz Delgado and Berta Gómez-Lor. The inside cover features a story on Reductive ortho C–H cyanoalkylation of aryl(heteroaryl) sulfoxides: a general approach to α-aryl(heteroaryl) nitriles.

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Direct functionalization of benzylic and nonbenzylic C(sp3)–H bonds via keteniminium ion initiated cascade [1,5]-hydrogen transfer/ cyclization
Lubin Xu, Pengfei Yang and Liang Wang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1854-1858
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00314A

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Welcome to Issue 10 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to Issue 10 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

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Controllable synthetic ion channels
Jian-Yu Chen and Jun-Li Hou
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1728-1736
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00287H

 

 

 

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Hot Articles in April 2018

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

You can access these publications for free till 3oth June 2018 by logging into your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account (http://pubs.rsc.org).

Enantioselective indium(I)-catalyzed [4 + 2] annulation of alkoxyallenes and β,γ-unsaturated α-keto esters
Sujia Li, Jian Lv and Sanzhong Luo
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00319J

Graphical abstract: Enantioselective indium(i)-catalyzed [4 + 2] annulation of alkoxyallenes and β,γ-unsaturated α-keto esters

 

The design of rigid cyclic tripyrrins: the importance of intermolecular interactions on aggregation and luminescence
Jun-Fei Wang, Yuhang Yao, Yingying Ning, Yin-Shan Meng, Chun-Liang Hou, Jing Zhang and Jun-Long Zhang
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00313K

Graphical abstract: The design of rigid cyclic tripyrrins: the importance of intermolecular interactions on aggregation and luminescence

 

Iridium-catalysed conjugated alkynylation of α,β-unsaturated amide through alkene isomerization
Yun Chen, Zi-Xuan Wang, Qian Li, Li-Jin Xu and Bi-Jie Li
Org. Chem. Front., 2018, Advance Article
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00136G

Graphical abstract: Iridium-catalysed conjugated alkynylation of α,β-unsaturated amide through alkene isomerization

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Welcome to Issue 9 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to Issue 9 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

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Catalytic enantioselective synthesis of α-chiral azides
Pei-Gang Ding, Xiao-Si Hu, Feng Zhou and Jian Zhou
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1542-1559
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8QO00138C

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Welcome to Issue 8 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018

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Welcome to Issue 8 of Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2018! The latest OrgChemFront issue is published online now.

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Carbonyl–olefin metathesis: a key review
Lekkala Ravindar, Revathi Lekkala, K. P. Rakesh, Abdullah M. Asiri, Hadi M. Marwani and Hua-Li Qin
Org. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1381-1391
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7QO01037K

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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.

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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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