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06/08/2016

Youliang Wang, Maxence Zarca's paper titled "A C–H Insertion Approach to Functionalized Cyclopentenones" is now online!

04/15/2016

Youliang Wang, Alexandre Genoux, Subir Ghorai, and Hongyi Chen's paper titled"Direct Conversion of Internal Alkynes into a-Iodoenones: One-Step CollaborativeIodination and Oxidation" is now online!

04/15/2016

Zhou Xu, Hongyi Chen, Zhixun Wang, and Anguo Ying's paper titled "One-Pot Synthesis of Benzene-Fused Medium-Ring Ketones: Gold Catalysis-Enabled Enolate Umpolung Reactivity" is now online!

01/19/2016

Zhitong Zheng, Zhixun Wang, and Youliang Wang's review paper titled "Au-Catalysed oxidative cyclisation" is now online!

10/14/2015

Zhitong Zheng's paper titled "C–H insertions in oxidative gold catalysis: synthesis of polycyclic 2H-pyran-3(6H)-ones via a relay strategy" is now online!

08/12/2015

Hongyi Chen's paper titled"A Desulfonylative Approach in Oxidative Gold Catalysis: Regiospecific Access to Donor-Substituted Acyl Gold Carbenes" is now online!

04/02/2015 Youliang Wang, Zhitong Zheng's paper titled "Intramolecular Insertions into Unactivated C(sp3)–H Bonds by Oxidatively Generated β-Diketone-α-Gold Carbenes: Synthesis of Cyclopentanones" is now online!

01/19/2015 Youliang Wang's paper titled "Recent Developments in the Chemistry of Heteroaromatic N-Oxides" is now online!

12/16/2014 Renhua Zheng, Youliang Wang's paper titled "Ruthenium-catalyzed rearrangement of propargyl sulfoxides: formation of α,β-unsaturated thioesters" is now online!

12/01/2014 Kegong Ji, Zhitong Zheng, Zhixun Wang's paper titled "Enantioselective Oxidative Gold Catalysis Enabled by a Designed Chiral P,N-Bidentate Ligand" is now online!

09/15/2014 Kegong Ji, Brendan D'Souza, Jon Nelson's paper titled "Gold-catalyzed oxidation of propargylic ethers with internal C–C triple bonds: Impressive regioselectivity enabled by inductive effect" is now online!

07/11/2014 Youliang Wang, Zhitong Zheng's paper titled "Ruthenium-Catalyzed Oxidative Transformations of Terminal Alkynes to Ketenes By Using Tethered Sulfoxides: Access to β-Lactams and Cyclobutanones" is now online!

07/09/2014 Our paper co-operated with Dr. Norbert Reich's group: Zhitong Zheng, Mollie Touve, and Josue Barnes' "Synthesis-Enabled Probing of Mitosene Structural Space Leads to Improved IC50 over Mitomycin C" is now online!

06/17/2014 Zhixun Wang, Yanzhao Wang's paper titled "Soft Propargylic Deprotonation: Designed Ligand Enables Au-Catalyzed Isomerization of Alkynes to 1,3-Dienes" is now online!

06/15/2014 Our group is selected as one of the 3000 research groups worldwide with high research impact! Congratulations to everyone! Link: http://highlycited.com/index.htm

04/20/2014 Gongde Wu, Renhua Zheng and Jonathan Nelson's paper titled "One-Step Synthesis of Methanesulfonyloxymethyl Ketones via Gold-Catalyzed Oxidation of Terminal Alkynes: A Combination of Ligand and Counter Anion Enables High Efficiency and a One-Pot Synthesis of 2,4-Disubstituted Thiazoles" is now online!

04/08/2014 Yanzhao Wang, Zhixun Wang, Yuxue Li, Gongde Wu and Zheng Cao's paper titled "A general ligand design for gold catalysis allowing ligand-directed anti-nucleophilic attack of alkynes" is now online!

03/20/2014 Jiabin Li, Kegong Ji, Renhua Zheng, Jonathan Nelson's paper titled "Expanding the horizon of intermolecular trapping of in situ generated α-oxo gold carbenes: efficient oxidative union of allylic sulfides and terminal alkynes via C–C bond formation" is now online!


03/02/2014 Our first cover page is online! Congratulations to Kegong and thanks for Zhixun's work on the cover art!

02/13/2014 Kegong Ji's paper titled "A non-diazo strategy to cyclopropanation via oxidatively generated gold carbene: The benefit of a conformationally rigid P,N-bidentate ligand" is now online!

01/31/2014 Zhitong Zheng, Hangfei Tu's paper titled "One-Pot Synthesis of Fused Pyrroles through a Key Gold-Catalysis-Triggered Cascade" is now online!

01/16/2014 Dr. Liming Zhang's paper titled "A Non-Diazo Approach to α-Oxo Gold Carbenes via Gold-Catalyzed Alkyne Oxidation" is now online!

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