Publications in 2015


Mo, Fanyang; Lim, Hee Nam; Dong, Guangbin.* "Bi-functional Ligand-assisted Catalytic Ketone α-Alkenylation with Internal Alkynes: Controlled Synthesis of Enones and Mechanistic Studies". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 15518-15527.[doi]


Whittaker, R. E.; Dong, Guangbin.* "Controlled Rh-Catalyzed Mono- and Double-decarbonylation of Alkynyl α-Diones to Form Conjugated Ynones and Disubstituted Alkynes". Org. Lett. 201517, 5504-5507. [doi]


Lim, Hee Nam; Dong, Guangbin.* "Catalytic Intramolecular Ketone Alkylation with Olefins by Dual Activation". Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 201554, 15294-15298. [doi]


Zhou, Xuan; Dong, Guangbin.* "(4+1) vs (4+2): Catalytic Intramolecular Coupling between Cyclobutanones and Trisubstituted Allenes via C−C Activation". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 13715-13721. [doi]

*Highlighted by Synfacts 2016; 12(1): 0041.


Dong, Zhe; Wang, Jianchun; Ren, Zhi; Dong, Guangbin.* "Ortho C−H Acylation of Aryl Iodides by Palladium/Norbornene Catalysis". Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 201554, 12664-12668. [doi]


Thompson, Samuel J.; Thach, Danny Q.; Dong, Guangbin.* "Cyclic Ether Synthesis via Palladium-Catalyzed Directed De-hydrogenative Annulation at Unactivated Terminal Positions". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 11586-11589. [doi]


Xu, Yan; Yan, Guobing; Ren, Zhi; Dong, Guangbin.* "Diverse sp3 C−H Functionalization Through Alcohol β-Sulfonyloxylation". Nature Chem. 20157, 829-834. [doi]

*Highlighted by the Japanese Language Chem-Station! [link]
*2nd Most Read Paper in Previous 15 Days (September 7th, 2015)! [link]


Huang, Zhongxing; Sam, Quynh P.; Dong, Guangbin.* "Palladium-Catalyzed Direct β-Arylation of Ketones with Diaryliodonium Salts: a Stoichiometric Heavy Metal-Free and User-Friendly Approach". Chem. Sci. 20156, 5491-5498. [doi]


Huang, Zhongxing; Lim, Hee Nam; Mo, Fanyang; Young, Michael C.; Dong, Guangbin.* "Transition Metal-Catalyzed Ketone-Directed or Mediated C−H Functionalization". Chem. Soc. Rev. 201544, 7764. [doi]


Chen, Peng-hao; Sieber, Joshua; Senanyake, Chris. H.; Dong, Guangbin.* "Rh-Catalyzed Reagent-Free Ring Expansion of Cyclobutenones and Benzocyclobutenones". Chem. Sci. 20156, 5440-5445. [doi]


Lu, Gang; Fang, Cheng, Xu, Tao; Dong, Guangbin; Liu, Peng.* "Computational Study of Rh-Catalyzed Carboacylation of Olefins: Ligand-Promoted Rhodacycle Isomerization Enables Regioselective C-C Bond Functionalization of Benzocyclobutenones". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 8274-8283. [doi]


Ren, Zhi; Schulz, Jonathan E.; Dong, Guangbin.* "Catalytic Ortho-Acetoxylation of Masked Benzyl Alcohols via an Exo-Directing Mode". Org. Lett. 201517, 2696-2699. [doi]


Zhe, Dong; Wang, Jianchun; Dong, Guangbin.* "Simple Amine-Directed meta-Selective C−H Arylation via Pd/Norbornene Catalysis". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 5887-5890. [doi]

*Highlighted by the Organic Chemistry Portal! [link]
*Highlighted by JOC 2016; 81(2): 343.


Dermenci, Alpay; Whittaker, Rachel E.; Gao, Yang; Cruz, Faben; Yu, Zhixiang;* Dong, Guangbin.* "Rh-Catalyzed Decarbonylation of Conjugated Ynones via Carbon−Alkyne Bond Activation: Reaction Scope and Mechanistic Exploration via DFT Calculations". Chem. Sci. 20156, 3201-3210. [doi]

Top 25 most downloaded in Q2 2015! [link]


Invited article for Prof. Yoshiaki Nakao Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award
Zhou, Xuan; Zafar, Imran; Dong, Guangbin.* "Catalytic intramolecular decarbonylative coupling of 3-aminocyclobutenones and alkenes: a unique approach to [3.1.0] bicycles". Tetrahedron 201571, 4478-4483. [doi]


Zeng, Rong; Dong, Guangbin.* "Rh-Catalyzed Decarbonylative Cycloaddition with Alkynes via C−C Activation of Isatins".J. Am. Chem. Soc2015137, 1408–1411. [doi]