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Direct Observation of Reduction of Cu(II) to Cu(I) by Terminal Alkynes
Guanghui Zhang, Hong Yi, Guoting Zhang, Yi Deng, Ruopeng Bai, Heng Zhang, Jeffrey T. Miller, Arthur J. Kropf, Emilio E. Bunel, and Aiwen Lei*
J Am Chem Soc 2014, 136, 924-926

Visible Light Mediated Decarboxylation / Oxidative Amidation of α-Keto Acids with Amines under Mild Conditions Using O2
Liu, J.; Liu, Q.; Yi, H.; Qin, C.; Bai, R. P.; Qi, X. T.; Lan, Y.; Lei, A. W.,
Angew Chem Int Ed 2014, 53, 502

Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Carbonylation  of N-allylamines for the synthesis of â-lactams
Li, W.; Liu, C.; Zhang, H.; Ye, K.Y.; Zhang, G.H.; Zhang, W.Z.; Duan, Z.L.; You, S.L.; Lei, A. W.,
Angew Chem Int Ed 2014, 53, 2443


CO/C-H as the Acylative Reagent: A Palladium-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Carbonylative Esterfication of Alcohols
Wang, L.; Wang, Y.X.; Liu, C.; Lei, A. W.,
Angew Chem Int Ed 2014, 53, 5657


Palladium Catalysed β-Selective Oxidative Heck Reaction of Electronrich Olefin
Meng, L. K.; Liu, C.; Zhang, W.; Zhou, C.; Lei, A. W.,
Chem Commun 2014, 50, 1110


Synthesis of 6-acyl phenanthridines by oxidative radical decarboxylation/cyclization of α-oxocarboxylates and isocyanides
Liu, J.; Fan, C.; Yin, H.Y.; Qin, C.; Zhang, G.T.; Zhang, X.; Yi, H.; Lei, A. W.,
Chem Commun 2014, 50, 2145


Copper-Catalyzed Oxidative C-H/C-H Coupling between Olefins and Simple Ethers
Liu, D.; Liu, C.; Li, H.; Lei, A. W.,
Chem Commun 2014, 50, 3623


Nickel-catalyzed oxidative cross-coupling of arylboronic acids with olefins
Liu, D.; Liu, C.; Lei, A. W.,
Pure Appl. Chem. 2014, 86, 321–328


Revealing the Metal-like Behavior of Iodine: An Iodide-Catalysed Radical Oxidative Alkenylation
Tang, S.; Wu, Y.; Liao, W.Q; Bai, R.P.; Liu, C.; Lei, A. W*
Chem Commun 2014, 50, 4496


Fe-Catalysed Oxidative C-H/N-H Coupling between Aldehydes and Simple Amides
Wang, J.; Liu, C.; Yuan, J. W.; Lei, A. W.,
Chem Commun 2014, 50, 4736


Copper-catalysed oxidative Csp3–H methylenation to terminal olefins using DMF
Liu, J. M.; Yi, H.; Zhang, X; Liu, C.; Liu, R.; Zhang, G.T.; Lei, A. W.,
Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 7636


Structure-Kinetic Relationship Study of Organozinc Reagents
Zhang, G. H.; Li, J.; Deng, Y.; Miller, J.T.; Kropf, A.J.; Bunel, E.E.; Lei,A.W., Chem Commun 2014, 50, 8709


Transition-Metal-Assisted Radical/Radical Cross-Coupling: A New Strategy to the Oxidative C(sp3)−H/N−H Cross-Coupling
Zhou, L. L.; Tang, S.; Qi, X.T.; Lin, C.T.; Liu, K.; Liu, C.; Lan, Y.; Lei, A. W., Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 3404


A Reagent-Free Oxidative Cyclization Approach to Indolizine Derivatives from α - Picoline Derivatives and Nitroolefins
Gao, M.; Tian, J.; Lei, A. W.,
Chem Asian J 2014, 9, 2068-2071


1,3-Diyne Chemistry: Synthesis and Derivations.
Shi, W.; Lei, A. W.,
Tetrehedron Lett 2014, 55, 2763


Copper-Catalyzed Trifluoromethylation-Initiated Radical Oxidative Annulation toward Oxindoles
Lu, Q. Q.; Liu, C.; Peng, P.; Liu, Z. L.; Fu, L. J.; Huang, J. G.; Lei, A. W.,
Asian J Org Chem 2014, 3, 273


Copper-catalysed direct radical alkenylation of alkyl bromides
Zhang, X.; Yi, H.; Liao, Z. X.; Zhang, G. T.; Fan, C.; Qin, C.; Liu, J.; Lei, A. W., Org. Biomol. Chem., 2014, 12, 6790-6793.


Direct oxidative esterification of alcohols
Tang, S.; Yuan, J. W.; Liu, C.; Lei, A. W.,
Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 13460-13470.


Synergistic Pd/Enamine Catalysis: A Strategy for the C–H/C–H Oxidative Coupling of Allylarenes with Unactivated Ketones
Tang, S.; Wu, X. D.; Liao, W. Q.; Liu, K.; Liu, C.; Luo, S. Z.; Lei, A. W.,
Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 3584–3587


Relay Cooperation of K2S2O8 and O2 in Oxytrifluoromethylation of Alkenes Using CF3SO2Na
Lu, Q. Q.; Liu. C.; Huang Z. Y.; Ma. Y. Y; Zhang. J.; Lei, A. W.,
Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 14101-14104.


Carbon-Centered Radical Addition to O=C of Amides or Esters as a Route to C-O Bond Formations
Liu, D.; Tang, S.; Yi, H.; Liu, C.; Qi, X. T.; Lan, Y.; Lei, A. W.,
Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 15605-15610.


Transmetalation of Ar1ZnX with [Ar2–Pd–X] is the rate-limiting step: kinetic insights from a live Pd-catalyzed Negishi coupling
Li, J.; Jin, L. Q.; Liu, C.; Lei, A. W.,
Org. Chem. Front., 2014, 1, 50-53.


I2-Catalyzed Oxidative C(sp3)-H/S-H Coupling:Utilizing Alkanes and Mercaptans as the Nucleophiles
Yuan, J.; Ma, X.; Yi, H.; Liu, C.; Lei, A. W.,
Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 14386-14389.


Visible Light-Induced γ-Alkoxynitrile Synthesis via Three- Component Alkoxycyanomethylation of Alkenes
Yi, H.; Zhang, X.; Qin, C.; Liao, Z. X.; Liu, J.; Lei, A. W.,
Adv. Synth. Catal. 2014, 356, 2873-2877.


Efficient Synthesis of 1,2,3-Triazoles by Copper-Mediated C-N and N-N Bond Formation Starting From N-Tosylhydrazones and Amines
Chen, Z. K.; Yan, Q. Q.; Yi, H.; Liu, Z. X.; Lei, A. W.; Zhang, Y. H.,
Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 13692-13697.


Cu(II)/Cu(I)-Synergistic Cooperation to Lead the Alkyne C-H Activation
Ruopeng Bai, Guanghui Zhang, Hong Yi, Zhiliang Huang, Xiaotian Qi, Chao Liu, Jeffrey T Miller, Arthur Jeremy Kropf, Emilio E Bunel, Yu Lan, and Aiwen Lei.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 16760–16763.


Trisulfur Radical Anion as the Key Intermediate for the Synthesis of Thiophene via the Interaction between Elemental Sulfur and NaOtBu
Guoting Zhang, Hong Yi, Hong Chen, Changliang Bian, Chao Liu, and Aiwen Lei,
Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 6156-6159.


Recent Advance of Transition-Metal Catalyzed Radical Oxidative Cross-Couplings
Liu, C.; Liu, D.; Lei, A. W.,
Acc. Chem. Res. 2014, 47, 3459−3470.