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Latest advances in Au/Ag/Pt catalysis for the Week

Jul. 20 - Jul. 26

Gold(I)─Catalyzed Intramolecular Diels─Alder Reaction : Evolution of Trappable Intermediates via Asynchronous Transition States

Pentannulation Reaction by Tandem Gold(I)-Catalyzed Propargyl Claisen Rearrangement/Nazarov Cyclization of Enynyl Vinyl Ethers

Gold‐Catalyzed Transformations of Propargyl Alcohols and Propargyl Amines

Tuning the Lewis Acidity of Difluorido Gold(III) Complexes: Synthesis of [AuClF2(SIMes)] and [AuF2(OTeF5)(SIMes)]

From Straightforward Gold(I)-Catalyzed Enyne Cyclizations to more Demanding Intermolecular Reactions of Alkynes with Alkenes

Efficient Synthesis of Indole Derivatives Containing the Tetrazole Moeity Utilizing an Ugi-Azide Post-Transformation Strategy

Jul. 13 - Jul. 19

Gold(III)-Catalyzed Regioselective Oxidation/Cycloisomerization of Diynes: An Approach to Fused Furan Derivatives

(P,C) Cyclometalated Gold(III) Complexes: Highly Active Catalysts for the Hydroarylation of Alkynes

Gold(I)‐Catalyzed Tandem Cycloisomerization and Fluorination of 1,3(4)‐Enyne Esters with NFSI: One‐Pot Assembly of 5‐Fluoro‐Cyclopentenones

Jul. 06 - Jul. 12

Computational Study on Gold-Catalyzed Cascade Reactions of 1,4-Diynes and Pyrroles: Mechanism, Regioselectivity, Role of Catalyst, and Effects of Substituent and Solvent

Gold(I)‐Catalyzed Tandem Cycloisomerization of 1,5‐Enyne Ethers by Hydride Transfer

Gold-catalyzed cascade cyclization of N-propargyl ynamides: rapid access to functionalized indeno[1,2-c]pyrroles

Gold-catalyzed glycosylation in the synthesis of complex carbohydrate-containing natural products

Jun. 29 - Jul. 05

Cyclopropanation by Gold- or Zinc-Catalyzed Retro-Buchner Reaction at Room Temperature

Variations on the Theme of JohnPhos Gold(I) Catalysts: Arsine and Carbene Complexes with Similar Architectures

Gold-Catalyzed Oxidative Coupling of Terminal Alkynes and Borane Adducts: Efficient Synthesis of α-Boryl Ketones

Bispentiptycenyl‐N‐Heterocyclic Carbene (NHC) Gold Complexes: Highly Active Catalysts for the Room Temperature Hydration of Alkynes

Gold‐Catalyzed Formal C‐C Bond Insertion Reaction of 2‐Aryl‐2‐diazoesters with 1,3‐Diketones

Divergent Reactivity of Indole-Tethered Ynones with Silver(I) and Gold(I) Catalysts: A Combined Synthetic and Computational Study

Jun. 22 - Jun. 28

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Oxidative Cascade Cyclization of 1,4-Diyn-3-ones for the Construction of Tropone-Fused Furan Scaffolds

Gold(I)‐Catalyzed Dimerization of 3‐Diazooxindoles Towards Isoindigos

Synthesis and characterisation of fluorescent aminophosphines and their coordination to gold(I)

Jun. 15 - Jun. 21

Gold-Catalyzed [4 + 1]-Annulation Reactions between 1,4-Diyn-3-ols and Isoxazoles To Construct a Pyrrole Core

Harnessing Nucleophilicity of Allenol Ester with p-Quinone Methides via Gold Catalysis: Application to the Synthesis of Diarylmethine-Substituted Enones

Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Activity of NHC Gold(I) Polyoxometalate Complexes

N‐Heterocycle‐Fused Pentalenes by a Gold‐Catalyzed Annulation of Diethynyl‐Quinoxalines and ‐Phenazines

Jun. 08 - Jun. 14

Markovnikov at Gold: Nucleophilic Addition to Alkenes at Au(III)

Cationic Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cascade Bicyclizations for Divergent Synthesis of (Spiro)polyheterocycles

Mechanochemical Rhodium(III)‐ and Gold(I)‐Catalyzed C−H Bond Alkynylations of Indoles under Solventless Conditions in Mixer Mills

Jun. 01 - Jun. 07

Gold-Catalyzed Post-Ugi Ipso-Cyclization with Switchable Diastereoselectivity

Transformations of Isonitriles with Bromoalkanes Using PhotoredoxGold Catalysis

Gold-Catalyzed Hydrofluorination of Electron-Deficient Alkynes: Stereoselective Synthesis of β-Fluoro Michael Acceptors

Gold‐Catalyzed C−H Imidation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Gold(I)/Chiral Rh(III) Lewis Acid Relay Catalysis Enables Asymmetric Synthesis of Spiroketals and Spiroaminals

May. 25 - May. 31

Mechanism of Photocatalytic Cyclization of Bromoalkenes with a Dimeric GoldComplex

Exploring GoldCatalysis in a 1,6-Conjugate Addition/Domino Electrophilic Cyclization Cascade: Synthesis of Cycloheptaindoles

Thermally Stable Gold(III) Alkene and Alkyne Complexes: Synthesis, Structures, and Assessment of the trans‐Influence on Gold–Ligand Bond Enthalpies

Gold(I) Complexes Containing Phosphanyl‐ and Arsanylborane Ligands

Asymmetric Synthesis of Fused Bicyclic N,O‐ and O,O‐Acetals via Cascade Reaction by Gold(I)/N,N′‐Dioxide‐Nickel(II) Bimetallic Relay Catalysis

May. 18 - May. 24

Gold-catalyzed [5+2] cycloaddition of quinolinium zwitterions and allenamides as an efficient route to fused 1,4-diazepines

An asymmetric Mannich reaction of α-diazocarbonyl compounds and N-sulfonyl cyclic ketimines catalyzed by complexes generated from chiral and achiral phosphines with gold(I)

Gold- and silver-catalyzed intramolecular annulation and rearrangement of aniline-linked 1,6-enynes containing methylenecyclopropanes

May. 11 - May. 17

Diversity-Oriented Synthesis of Natural Products via Gold-Catalyzed Cascade Reactions

Synthesis of 2-Acylindoles via Ag- and Cu-Catalyzed anti-Michael Hydroamination of β-(2-Aminophenyl)-α,β-ynones: Experimental Results and DFT Calculations

May. 04 - May. 10

1,2-Gold Carbene Transfer Empowers Regioselective Synthesis of Polysubstituted Furans

Modular Total Syntheses of Hyperforin, Papuaforins A, B, and C via Gold(I)-Catalyzed Carbocyclization

Anionic Trinuclear Iridium(I) Oxo Complex: Synthesis and Reactivity as a Metal-Centered σ-Donor Ligand to Gold(I) and Silver(I)

Apr. 27 - May. 03

Bifunctional Ligand Enables Efficient Gold-Catalyzed Hydroalkenylation of Propargylic Alcohol

Gold-catalyzed C5-alkylation of indolines and sequential oxidative aromatization: access to C5-functionalized indoles

Apr. 20 - Apr. 26

Gold-catalyzed stereoselective cycloisomerization of allenoic acids for two types of common natural γ-butyrolactones

Gold-catalyzed (4 + 2)-annulations between α-alkyl alkenylgold carbenes and benzisoxazoles with reactive alkyl groups

Apr. 13 - Apr. 19

Gold-catalyzed Bicyclization of Diaryl Alkynes: Synthesis of Polycyclic Fused Indole and Spirooxindole Derivatives

Highly Efficient and Stereoselective Thioallylation of Alkynes: Possible Gold Redox Catalysis with No Need for a Strong Oxidant

A Computational Mechanistic Investigation into Reduction of Gold(III) Complexes by Amino Acid Glycine: A New Variant for Amine Oxidation

Regioselective synthesis of indene from 3-aryl propargylic gem-dipivalates catalyzed by N-heterocyclic carbene Gold(I) complexes

Gold-Catalyzed Functionalization Reactions of Indole

Apr. 06 - Apr. 12

Gold-Catalyzed Oxidative Cyclization of Tryptamine Derived Enynamides: A Stereoselective Approach to Tetracyclic Spiroindolines

Sequential Au/Cu Catalysis: A Two Catalyst One-Pot Protocol for the Enantioselective Synthesis of Oxazole α-Hydroxy Esters via Intramolecular Cyclization/Intermolecular Alder-Ene Reaction

Mar. 30 - Apr. 05

Au-Catalyzed Intermolecular [2+2] Cycloadditions between Chloroalkynes and Unactivated Alkenes

Exploring Gold Catalysis in 1,6-Conjugate Addition/Domino Electrophilic Cyclization Cascade: Synthesis of Cyclohepta[b]indoless

Gold-Catalyzed Regiospecific C-H Annulation of o-Ethynylbiaryls with Anthranils: π-Extension by Ring-Expansion En Route to N-Doped PAHs

Gold(I)- and rhodium(III)-catalyzed formal regiodivergent C-H alkynylation of 1-arylpyrazolones/a>

Mar. 23 - Mar. 29

Organometallic Gold(III) Reagents for Cysteine Arylation

Tetra-Au(I) Complexes Bearing a Pyrene Tetraalkynyl Connector Behave as Fluorescence Torches

Mechanism of Photocatalytic Cyclization of Bromoalkenes with a Dimeric Gold Complex

A Facile Synthesis of Blue Luminescent [7]Helicenocarbazoles Based on Gold-Catalyzed Rearrangement-Iodonium Migration and Suzuki-Miyaura Benzannulation Reactions

An Industrial Perspective on Counter Anions in Gold Catalysis: Underestimated with Respect to "Ligand Effects"

Direct Aryl‐Aryl Coupling without Pre‐Functionalization Enabled by Excessive Oxidation of Two‐Electron Ag(I)/Ag(III) Catalyst

Mar. 16 - Mar. 22

Oxidative Addition, Transmetalation, and Reductive Elimination at a 2,2′-Bipyridyl-Ligated Gold Center

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Formal Intramolecular Dehydro-Diels-Alder Reaction of Ynamide-ynes: Synthesis of Functionalized Benzo[b]carbazoles

Gold(III)-Catalyzed Selective Cyclization of Alkynyl Quinazolinone-Tethered Pyrroles: Synthesis of Fused Quinazolinone Scaffolds

A Dinuclear Au(I) Complex with a Pyrene-di-N-heterocyclic Carbene Linker: Supramolecular and Catalytic Studies

Cyclometalated gold(III) complexes: noticeable differences between (N,C) and (P,C) ligands in migratory insertion

Gold(I)-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions of aryldiazonium salts with organostannanes

Gold(I)-catalyzed diastereoselective synthesis of 1-α-oxybenzyl-1H-indenes

Mar. 09 - Mar. 15

Broadening the Scope of the Gold-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloaddition Reaction: Synthesis of Vinylcyclobutenes and Further Transformations

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Hydroarylation of 1,3-Disubstituted Allenes with Efficient Axial-to-Point Chirality Transfer

Gold-Catalyzed Intramolecular Dearomatization of Phenols with Allenoates for the Synthesis of Spirocyclohexadienones

Mar. 02 - Mar. 08

Synthesis, Characterization, and Reactivity of Cationic Gold Diarylallenylidene Complexes

Feb. 23 - Mar. 01

Gold-Catalyzed Formal [4 + 2] Cycloaddition of 5-(Ethynylamino)pent-2-yn-1-yl Esters to 1,2,3,5-Tetrahydrobenzo[g]quinolines

C-H Alkynylation of N-Methylisoquinolone by Rhodium or Gold Catalysis: Theoretical Studies on the Mechanism, Regioselectivity, and Role of TIPS-EBX

Heterobimetallic Catalysis: Platinum-Gold-Catalyzed Tandem Cyclization/C-X Coupling Reaction of (Hetero)Arylallenes with Nucleophiles

The Gold(I)-Mediated Domino Reaction to Fused Diphenyl Phosphoniumfluorenes: Mechanistic Consequences for Gold-Catalyzed Hydroarylations and Application in Solar Cells

Gold-catalyzed Cycloisomerization of 2-Aryl-2-(arylamino)-3-butyn-1-ols toward 2-(2'-Aminoaryl)-2,5-dihydrofurans

Synthesis of novel [3,2-b] furan-fused pentacyclic triterpenoids via gold - Catalyzed intramolecular heterocyclization of 2-alkynyl-3-oxotriterpene acids

Feb. 16 - Feb. 22

Recent Advances in the Cycloisomerizations of Methylenecyclopropanes using Gold Catalysis

Gold-catalyzed [4+3]- and [4+2]-annulations of 3-en-1-ynamides with isoxazoles via novel 6π-electrocyclizations of 3-azahepta trienyl cations

Feb. 09 - Feb. 15

Theoretical Insight into the Mechansim and Origin of Ligand-Controlled Regioselectivity in Homogenous Gold-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroarylation of Alkynes

Synthesis of Potential Anticancer 1-(1H-Indol-3-yl)isoquinolines by Silver Nitrate Mediated Tandem Reactions of 2-Alkynylbenzaldehyde Azines and Indoles

Feb.02 - Feb. 08

Gold-Catalyzed Selective 6-exo-dig and 7-endo-dig Cyclizations of Alkyne-Tethered Indoles To Prepare Rutaecarpine Derivatives

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Formation of Naphthalene/Acenaphthene Heterocyclic Acetals

High-Pressure Au-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of Internal 1,6- and 1,7-Enynes

Synthesis of a Novel Type of 2,3′‐BIMs via Platinum‐Catalysed Reaction of Indolylallenes with Indoles

Jan. 26 - Feb. 01

A Convergent Approach to Diverse Spiroethers through Stereoselective Trapping of Rhodium Carbenoids with Gold-Activated Alkynols

Catalytic Dearomative Spirocyclization via Gold Carbene Species Derived from Ynamides: Efficient Synthesis of 2-Azaspiro[4.5]decan-3-ones

Gold-catalyzed N,O-functionalization of 1,4-diyn-3-ols with N-hydroxyanilines to form highly functionalized pyrrole derivatives

Selectivity-switchable construction of benzo-fused polycyclic compounds through a gold-catalyzed reaction of enyne-lactone

Divergent access to N-hydroxypyrroles and isoxazoles via the gold(I)- or Bronsted acid-catalysed regioselective cyclization of N-(2-trifluoromethyl-3-alkynyl) oximes

Research on Au(I)-catalyzed ene-yne cycloisomerization for construction of quassinoid scaffold

Jan. 19 - Jan. 25

Synthesis of Furo[2,3-b]pyran-2-ones through Ag(I)- or Ag(I)-Au(I)-Catalyzed Cascade Annulation of Alkynols and α-Ketoesters

Intermolecular Desymmetrizing Gold-Catalyzed Yne-Yne Reaction of Push-Pull Diarylalkynes

Substituent effect on the reaction pathway of Au(I)-catalyzed ene-yne cycloisomerization

Jan. 13 - Jan. 19

A Gold(III) Pincer Ligand Scaffold for the Synthesis of Binuclear and Bioconjugated Complexes: Synthesis and Anticancer Potential

Evaluating Gold and Selenium Chemistry for Selective Transformations of Lignin Model Compounds

Jan. 06 - Jan. 12

Ligand-Effect in Gold(I)-Catalyzed Rautenstrauch Rearrangement: Regio- and Stereoselective Synthesis of Bicyclo[3.2.1]octa-3,6-dienes through Cyclodimerization of 1-Ethynyl-2-propenyl Esters

Gold-Catalyzed Dearomative Spirocyclization of N-Aryl Alkynamides for the Synthesis of Spirolactams

Cobaltocenylidene: A Mesoionic Metalloceno Carbene, Stabilized in a Gold(III) Complex

Synthesis of indolizine derivatives containing eight-membered rings via a gold-catalyzed two-fold hydroarylation of diynes

Total Synthesis of the Caged Indole Alkaloid Arboridinine Enabled by aza-Prins and Metal-Mediated Cyclizations

Stereoselective Dynamic Cyclization of Allylic Azides: Synthesis of Tetralins, Chromanes, and Tetrahydroquinolines

Dec.30 - Jan. 05

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Gold(I)-Catalyzed Intramolecular SEAr Reaction: Efficient Synthesis of Isoxazole-Containing Fused Heterocycles

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Glycosylation with Glycosyl o-Alkynylbenzoates as Donors

Hydrogen-Bonding-Assisted Brønsted Acid and Gold Catalysis: Access to Both (E)- and (Z)-1,2-Haloalkenes via Hydrochlorination of Haloalkynes

How Does the Catalyst Affect the Reaction Pathway? DFT Analysis of the Mechanism and Selectivity in the 1,6-Diyne Ester Cycloisomerization


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