Most read articles in July – September 2016

The articles below are 10 of the most read Review articles and 10 of the most read Papers & Communications from Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry in July, August and September 2016.

Review Articles

Transition-metal catalyzed valorization of lignin: the key to a sustainable carbon-neutral future
Markus D. Kärkäs, Bryan S. Matsuura, Timothy M. Monos, Gabriel Magallanes and Corey R. J. Stephenson
DOI: 10.1039/C5OB02212F, Review Article

Selective chemical labeling of proteins
Xi Chen and Yao-Wen Wu
DOI: 10.1039/C6OB00126B, Review Article

Synthesis of substituted pyrenes by indirect methods
Juan M. Casas-Solvas, Joshua D. Howgego and Anthony P. Davis
DOI: 10.1039/C3OB41993B, Review Article

Modern advances in heterocyclic chemistry in drug discovery
Alexandria P. Taylor, Ralph P. Robinson, Yvette M. Fobian, David C. Blakemore, Lyn H. Jones and Olugbeminiyi Fadeyi
DOI: 10.1039/C6OB00936K, Review Article

Recent applications in natural product synthesis of dihydrofuran and -pyran formation by ring-closing alkene metathesis
Reece Jacques, Ritashree Pal, Nicholas A. Parker, Claire E. Sear, Peter W. Smith, Aubert Ribaucourt and David M. Hodgson
DOI: 10.1039/C6OB00593D, Review Article

Organic synthetic transformations using organic dyes as photoredox catalysts
Shunichi Fukuzumi and Kei Ohkubo
DOI: 10.1039/C4OB00843J, Review Article

Palladium catalysed meta-C–H functionalization reactions
Aniruddha Dey, Soumitra Agasti and Debabrata Maiti
DOI: 10.1039/C6OB00395H, Review Article

Design and synthesis of analogues of natural products
Martin E. Maier
DOI: 10.1039/C5OB00169B, Review Article

Biomineralization-inspired synthesis of functional organic/inorganic hybrid materials: organic molecular control of self-organization of hybrids
Atsushi Arakaki, Katsuhiko Shimizu, Mayumi Oda, Takeshi Sakamoto, Tatsuya Nishimura and Takashi Kato
DOI: 10.1039/C4OB01796J , Review Article

Synthesis of highly functionalized C60 fullerene derivatives and their applications in material and life sciences
Weibo Yan, Stefan M. Seifermann, Philippe Pierrat and Stefan Bräse
DOI: 10.1039/C4OB01663G, Review Article

Papers & Communications

A protocol for amide bond formation with electron deficient amines and sterically hindered substrates
Maria E. Due-Hansen, Sunil K. Pandey, Elisabeth Christiansen, Rikke Andersen, Steffen V. F. Hansen and Trond Ulven
DOI: 10.1039/C5OB02129D, Communication

5-Position-selective C–H trifluoromethylation of 8-aminoquinoline derivatives
Ben S. Pilgrim, Alice E. Gatland, Carlos H. A. Esteves, Charlie T. McTernan, Geraint R. Jones, Matthew R. Tatton, Panayiotis A. Procopiou and Timothy J. Donohoe
DOI: 10.1039/C6OB01325B, Paper

Enantioselective synthesis of 2,3-disubstituted trans-2,3-dihydrobenzofurans using a Brønsted base/thiourea bifunctional catalyst
Pan Gao, Li Liu, Zhuangzhi Shi and Yu Yuan
DOI: 10.1039/C6OB01326K, Paper

Iridium(III)-catalyzed regioselective direct arylation of sp2 C–H bonds with diaryliodonium salts
Estela Haldón, M. Carmen Nicasio and Pedro J. Pérez
DOI: 10.1039/C6OB01145D, Paper

Palladium-catalyzed enolate arylation as a key C–C bond-forming reaction for the synthesis of isoquinolines
Ben S. Pilgrim, Alice E. Gatland, Carlos H. A. Esteves, Charlie T. McTernan, Geraint R. Jones, Matthew R. Tatton, Panayiotis A. Procopiou and Timothy J. Donohoe
DOI: 10.1039/C5OB02320C, Paper

Facile one-pot synthesis of unsymmetrical ureas, carbamates, and thiocarbamates from Cbz-protected amines
Hee-Kwon Kim and Anna Lee
DOI: 10.1039/C6OB01290F, Paper

Insights into the catalytic mechanism of N-acetylglucosaminidase glycoside hydrolase from Bacillus subtilis: a QM/MM study
Hao Su, Xiang Sheng and Yongjun Liu
DOI: 10.1039/C6OB00320F, Paper

Scalable anti-Markovnikov hydrobromination of aliphatic and aromatic olefins
Marzia Galli, Catherine J. Fletcher, Marc del Pozo and Stephen M. Goldup
DOI: 10.1039/C6OB00692B, Communication

A rapid and efficient one-pot method for the reduction of N-protected α-amino acids to chiral α-amino aldehydes using CDI/DIBAL-H
Jakov Ivkovic, Christian Lembacher-Fadum and Rolf Breinbauer
DOI: 10.1039/C5OB01838B, Communication

Pd-catalyzed cascade allylic alkylation and dearomatization reactions of indoles with vinyloxirane
Run-Duo Gao, Qing-Long Xu, Li-Xin Dai and Shu-Li You
DOI: 10.1039/C6OB01523A, Communication

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