Top 25 most-read Chemical Science articles in 2013

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Intramolecular C(sp3)–H amination
Jenna L. Jeffrey and Richmond Sarpong
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC51420J

Dialkylbiaryl phosphines in Pd-catalyzed amination: a user’s guide
David S. Surry and Stephen L. Buchwald
DOI: 10.1039/C0SC00331J

The role of organometallic copper(III) complexes in homogeneous catalysis

Alicia Casitas and Xavi Ribas
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC21818J

Design and preparation of new palladium precatalysts for C–C and C–N cross-coupling reactions
Nicholas C. Bruno, Matthew T. Tudge and Stephen L. Buchwald
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20903A

Chelation-assisted Rh(III)-catalyzed C2-selective oxidative C–H/C–H cross-coupling of indoles/pyrroles with heteroarenes
Xurong Qin, Hu Liu, Dekun Qin, Qian Wu, Jingsong You, Dongbing Zhao, Qiang Guo, Xiaolei Huang and Jingbo Lan
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC22241A

A robust protocol for Pd(II)-catalyzed C-3 arylation of (1H) indazoles and pyrazoles: total synthesis of nigellidine hydrobromide
Mengchun Ye, Andrew J. F. Edmunds, James A. Morris, David Sale, Yejia Zhang and Jin-Quan Yu DOI: 10.1039/C3SC50184A

N-Heterocyclic carbene (NHC)–copper-catalysed transformations of carbon dioxide
Liang Zhang and Zhaomin Hou
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC51070K

Chiral organic contact ion pairs in metal-free catalytic enantioselective oxidative cross-dehydrogenative coupling of tertiary amines to ketones
Gen Zhang, Yunxia Ma, Shoulei Wang, Weidong Kong and Rui Wang
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC50604E

Carbofluorination via a palladium-catalyzed cascade reaction
Marie-Gabrielle Braun, Matthew H. Katcher and Abigail G. Doyle
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC22198E

Pd(II)-catalyzed alkoxylation of unactivated C(sp3)–H and C(sp2)–H bonds using a removable directing group: efficient synthesis of alkyl ethers
Fa-Jie Chen, Sheng Zhao, Fang Hu, Kai Chen, Qi Zhang, Shuo-Qing Zhang and Bing-Feng Shi
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC51993G

Pd-catalyzed oxidative C–H/C–H cross-coupling of pyridines with heteroarenes
Bo Liu, Yumin Huang, Jingbo Lan, Feijie Song and Jingsong You
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC50348H

Catalytic hydrotrifluoromethylation of styrenes and unactivated aliphatic alkenes via an organic photoredox system
Dale J. Wilger, Nathan J. Gesmundo and David A. Nicewicz
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC51209F

Rethinking the term “pi-stacking”
Chelsea R. Martinez and Brent L. Iverson
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20045G

One-shot indole-to-carbazole π-extension by a Pd–Cu–Ag trimetallic system
Kyohei Ozaki, Hua Zhang, Hideto Ito, Aiwen Lei and Kenichiro Itami
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC51447A

Photoelectrochemical properties of LaTiO2N electrodes prepared by particle transfer for sunlight-driven water splitting
Tsutomu Minegishi, Naoyuki Nishimura, Jun Kubota and Kazunari Domen
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC21845C

Rhodium-catalyzed enantioselective cyclopropanation of electron-deficient alkenes
Hengbin Wang, David M. Guptill, Adrian Varela-Alvarez, Djamaladdin G. Musaev and Huw M. L. Davies
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC50425E

Aminocatalytic remote functionalization strategies
Hao Jiang, Łukasz Albrecht and Karl Anker Jørgensen
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC50405K

Palladium-catalyzed coupling of functionalized primary and secondary amines with aryl and heteroaryl halides: two ligands suffice in most cases
Debabrata Maiti, Brett P. Fors, Jaclyn L. Henderson, Yoshinori Nakamura and Stephen L. Buchwald
DOI: 10.1039/C0SC00330A

On the role of anionic ligands in the site-selectivity of oxidative C–H functionalization reactions of arenes
Italo A. Sanhueza, Anna M. Wagner, Melanie S. Sanford and Franziska Schoenebeck
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC00017F

Copper-mediated trifluoromethylation of propiolic acids: facile synthesis of α-trifluoromethyl ketones
Zhengbiao He, Rui Zhang, Mingyou Hu, Lingchun Li, Chuanfa Ni and Jinbo Hu
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC51613J

Synergistic catalysis: A powerful synthetic strategy for new reaction development
Anna E. Allen and David W. C. MacMillan
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00907B

Ruthenium-catalyzed ortho-C–H bond alkylation of aromatic amides with α,β-unsaturated ketones via bidentate-chelation assistance
Guy Rouquet and Naoto Chatani
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC50310K

Development of a generic activation mode: nucleophilic α-substitution of ketones via oxy-allyl cations
Mark N. Vander Wal, Andrew K. Dilger and David W. C. MacMillan
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC51266E

Rh(III)-catalyzed C–H activation/cycloaddition of benzamides and methylenecyclopropanes: divergence in ring formation

Sunliang Cui, Yan Zhang and Qifan Wu
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC51424B

Cross coupling of thioethers with aryl boroxines to construct biaryls via Rh catalyzed C–S activation
Fei Pan, Hui Wang, Peng-Xiang Shen, Jing Zhao and Zhang-Jie Shi
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC22242J

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