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197. "Cobalt-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylation of Cyclic Ketimines", Liang Wu, Qihang Shao, Guoqiang Yang*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Eur. J., 2017, accepted.

 

196. Invited Review: "Cooperative bimetallic catalysis in asymmetric allylic substitution", Jingke Fu, Xiaohong Huo, Bowen Li, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, accepted.

 

195. Invited Perspective: "The Synthesis of Trandolapril Key Intermediate—trans-Perhydroindolic Acids and Their Application in Asymmetric Organocatalyzed Cascade Reactions", Delong Liu and Wanbin Zhang*, Chinese Journal of Pharmaceuticals, 2017, 48(10): 1395-1408.

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194. Invited Paper: "DFT study of the strong solvent effects in the Cu-catalyzed asymmetric conjugate addition reaction", Zheng Ling, Fang Xie, Ilya D. Gridnev*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society, 2017, 19, accepted. DOI: 10.1002/jccs.201700188

 

193."Ir/Zn Dual Catalysis: Enantioselective and Diastereodivergent α-Allylation of Unprotected α-Hydroxy Indanones", Rui He, Penglin Liu, Xiaohong Huo, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 5513-5516. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b0257

This paper was one of the most read articles in October 2017.

This paper was one of the most read articles in November 2017.

 

192."Iridium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of 2H-Chromenes: A Highly Enantioselective Approach to Isoflavan Derivatives", Jingzhao Xia, Yu Nie, Guoqiang Yang*, Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, accepted.

 

191. "The Synthesis of Chiral α-Aryl α-Hydroxyl Carboxylic Acids via RuPHOX-Ru Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation", Huan Guo, Jing Li, Delong Liu*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2017, 359, 3665-3673. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201700846.

 

190. "The Synthesis of Chiral α,β-Unsaturated γ-Amino Esters via Pd-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Amination", Chao Xia, Jiefeng Shen, Delong Liu*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2017, 19(16), 4251-54254. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b01904.

Featured by Hisashi Yamamoto, Tomohiro Hattori in SYNFACTS 2017, 13, 606. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1591337
 
189. "Stereoselective and Site-specific Allylic Alkylation of Amino Acids and Small Peptides via a Pd/Cu Dual Catalysis", Xiaohong Huo, Rui He, Jingke Fu, Jiacheng Zhang, Guoqiang Yang, and Wanbin Zhang*, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 9819-9822. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b06156.

This paper was highlighted by Huaxuejia.

Featured by Hisashi Yamamoto, Wataru Muramatsu in SYNFACTS 2017, 13, 1049. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-159130.

Highlighted by Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2017, 37, 2454.

This paper was one of the most read articles in July 2017.

This paper was one of the most read articles in August. 2017.

 

188. "Recent Advances in Metal-Catalyzed 1,2-Difunctionalization of Conjugated Dienes", Zhengxing Wu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chin. J. Org. Chem., 2017, 37, 2250-2262.

 

187. "Pd(II)-catalyzed aerobic intermolecular 1,4-diamination of conjugated dienes: a regioselective [4+4] annulation for the construction of medium-ring 1,6-benzodiazocine derivatives", Zhengxing Wu, Jingang Zhang, Yunyi Li, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Lett., 2017, 58, 2640-2643. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2017.05.053

 

186. "Pd(II)-Catalyzed Aerobic Intermolecular 1,2-Diamination of Conjugated Dienes: A Regio- and Chemoselective [4+2] An-nulation for the Synthesis of Tetrahydroquinoxalines", Zhengxing Wu, Ke Wen, Jingang Zhang, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 2813-2816. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b00919

 
185. "Ir/BiphPHOX-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of 3-Substituted 2,5-Dihydropyrroles and 2,5-Dihydrothiophene 1,1-Dioxides", Ke Meng, Jingzhao Xia, Yanzhao Wang, Xinghua Zhang*, Guoqiang Yang*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Chem. Front., 2017, 4, 1601-1605. DOI:10.1039/C7QO00248C.

 

184. "The Construction of Chiral Fused Tricyclic γ-Lactams via a trans-Perhydroindolic Acid-Catalyzed Asymmetric Domino Reaction", Qianjin An § Jiefeng Shen, Delong Liu*, Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 2925-2928. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b01160

Featured by Victor Snieckus, M. A. Jalil Miah in SYNFACTS 2017, 13, 803. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1590729.

 

183. "Iridium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Unsaturated Piperazin-2-ones", Yanzhao Wang, Yuanyuan Liu, Kun Li, Guoqiang Yang*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2017, 359, 1933-1941. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201700175.

 

182. Front Cover Paper: "Copper-Catalyzed Asymmetric Alkynylation of Cyclic N-sulfonyl Ketimines", Zheng Ling, Sonia Singh, Fang Xie*, Liang Wu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 5364-5367. DOI: 10.1039/c7cc02159c.

Featured by Mark Lautens, Nicolas Zeidan in SYNFACTS 2017, 13, 718. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1590596.

 

181. "Direct Use of Allylic Alcohols and Allylic Amines in Palladium-Catalyzed Allylic Amination", Jiangyan Jing, Xiaohong Huo, Jiefeng Shen*, Jingke Fu, Qinghua Meng*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 5151-5154. DOI: 10.1039/c7cc01069a.

 

180. "Synthesis of Chiral γ-Lactams via in Situ Elimination/Iridium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Racemic γ-Hydroxy γ-Lactams", Qianjia Yuan, Delong Liu*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 1886-1889. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b00651.

Featured by Hisashi Yamamoto, Tomohiro Hattori in SYNFACTS 2017, 13, 606. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1590467.

 

179. Invited for Artemisinin Special Issue: "The Development on the Research of Industrial Production of Artemisinin", Delong Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chin. Sci. Bull., 2017, 62(18), 1997-2006. DOI:10.1360/N972017-00226

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178. "Palladium(II)-catalyzed aerobic intramolecular allylic C-H activation for the synthesis of indolines", Changrui Xu, Zhengxing Wu, Jianzhong Chen, Fang Xie*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2017, 73, 1904-1910. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2017.02.040

 

177. "Palladium-Catalyzed Addition of Arylboronic Acids to para-Quinone Methides", Ruijing Zhuge, Liang Wu, Mao Quan, Nicholas Butt, Guoqiang Yang*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2017, 359, 1028-1036 . DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201601 m

 

176. "A direct enantioselective C-acylation of benzofuranones was developed using a chiral bicyclic imidazole catalyst and an achiral tertiary amine additive", Mo Wang, Xiao Zhang, Zheng Ling, Zhenfeng Zhang*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 1381-1384. DOI: 10.1039/c6cc09451a

This paper was highlighted by X-MOL News: http://www.x-mol.com/news/5932.
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175. "Iridium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of β,γ-Unsaturated γ-Lactams: Scope and Mechanistic Studies", Qianjia Yuan, Delong Liu*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 1144-1147. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b00171.

Featured by Hisashi Yamamoto, Ramesh C. Samanta in SYNFACTS 2017, 13, 621. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1590460.

 

174. "The Construction of Chiral Fused Azabicycles Using a Pd-Catalyzed Allylic Substitution Cascade and Asymmetric Desymmetrisation Strategy", Qianjin An, Delong Liu*, Jiefeng Shen, Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 238-241. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b03529.

Featured by Hisashi Yamamoto, Amit Banerjee in SYNFACTS 2017, 13, 272. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1589974.

 

173. "Ni(II)-Catalyzed Asymmetric Addition of Arylboronic Acids to Cyclic Imines", Mao Quan, Liang Tang, Jiaqi Shen, Guoqiang Yang,* and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 609-612. DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08759K.

Featured by Hisashi Yamamoto, Amit Banerjee in SYNFACTS 2017, 13, 378. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1590155.

 

172. "Rh-Catalyzed Chemo- and Enantioselective Hydrogenation of Allylic Hydrazones", Qiupeng Hu, Yanhua Hu, Yang Liu, Zhenfeng Zhang,* Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 1040-1043. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201604298.

 

171. "Preparation of Isoindolinones via a Palladium-Catalyzed Diamination", Yu Li, Xuezhen Kou, Chenghao Ye, Xinghua Zhang*, Guoqiang Yang*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Lett., 2017, 58, 285-288. DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2016.11.113
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2016

170. "1,3-Dithianes as Acyl Anion Equivalents in Pd-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Substitution", Kun Yao, Delong Liu*, Qianjia Yuan, Tsuneo Imamoto, Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 6296-6299. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b03161.

Featured by Hisashi Yamamoto, Hiroaki Tsuji in SYNFACTS 2017, 13, 270. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1589969.

 

169. "Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Non-Aromatic Cyclic Substrates", Zhenfeng Zhang, Nicholas Butt, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Rev., 2016, 116, 14769-14827. DOI:10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00564.

This paper was highlighted by X-MOL News: http://www.x-mol.com/news/4467.

 

168. Cover Paper: "The Development of Cu-Catalyzed Asymmetric Addition of Boron to Olefin", Yuanyuan Liu*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chin. J. Org. Chem., 2016, 36, 2249-2271. DOI: 10.6023/cjoc201609005.

 

 

167. "Iridium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Unfunctionalized Exocyclic C=C Bonds", Jingzhao Xia, Guoqiang Yang, Ruijing Zhuge, Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 18354-18357. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201604298.

Featured by Hisashi Yamamoto, Hiroaki Tsuji in SYNFACTS 2017, 13, 271. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1589970.

 

166. "An Ir/Zn Dual Catalysis for Enantio- and Diastereodivergent α-Allylation of α-Hydroxyketones", Xiaohong Huo § Rui He, Xiao Zhang, and Wanbin Zhang*, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 11093-11096. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b06156.

Highlighted in Org. Process Res. Dev., 2016, 20, 1691. DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.6b00321 .

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Awarded Poster Prize at the Chiral China 2016 Sympiosium on "Frontiers in Asymmetric Catalysis" in Beijing, September 18-21, 2016.

Awarded Poster Prize at the 13th National Organic Synthetic Chemistry Sympiosium in Yangzhou, October 13-16, 2016.

Featured by Mark Lautens, Alvin Jang in SYNFACTS 2016, 12, 1153. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1589371.

Selected by the Editorial Board of Synfacts for its important insights as "SYNFACT of the month" and also selected for the cover of SYNFACTS.


 

165. "Rh-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Racemic Aldimines via Dynamic Kinetic Resolution", Dongyang Fan, Jian Lu,Yang Liu, Zhenfeng Zhang*, Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2016, 72, 5541-5547. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2016.07.046.

Featured by Mark Lautens, Ivan Franzoni in SYNFACTS 2016, 12, 1046. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1589243.

 

164. "Regio- and enantioselective Cu-catalyzed 1,4-conjugate addition of trimethylaluminum to linear α,β,γ,δ-unsaturated alkyl ketones", Xiaoting Wu, Fang Xie*, Zheng Ling, Liang Tang, and Wanbin Zhang*, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2016, 358, 2510-2518. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201600375.

 

163. "One-pot Sequential Asymmetric Hydrogenation of β-Aryl-β-aryloxy Acroleins ", Yufeng Liu, Jianzhong Chen, Zhenfeng Zhang*, Jian Qin, Min Zhao*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2016, 14, 7099-7102. DOI: 10.1039/C6OB00871B.

Featured by Mark Lautens, Ivan Franzoni in SYNFACTS 2016, 12, 935. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1562842.

 
162. Invited Review: "Allylic Alkylations with Enamine Nucleophiles", Nicholas Butt, Guoqiang Yang, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Rec., 2016, 16, 2687-2696. DOI: 10.1002/tcr.201600071.

Dedicated to Prof. Ryoji Noyori on the occasion of his 15th anniversary of Nobel Prize!

 

161. "Ru-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenative/Transfer Hydrogenative Desymmetrization of Meso-Epoxy Diketones", Yuping Hong, Jianzhong Chen, Zhenfeng Zhang*, Delong Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 2640-2643. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b01073.

Featured by Hisashi Yamamoto, Amit Banerjee in SYNFACTS 2016, 12, 936. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1562762.

 

 

160. "Palladium-Catalyzed Chemo- and Enantioselective C-O Bond Cleavage of a-Acyloxy Ketones via Hydrogenolysis", Jianzhong Chen, Zhenfeng Zhang, Delong Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 8444-8447. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201603590.

Highlighted in Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2016, 36, 1970.

Featured by Hisashi Yamamoto, Masahiro Sai in SYNFACTS 2016, 12, 1047. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1589261.

 

 

159. "Asymmetric Hydrogenation of α-Substituted Acrylic Acids Catalyzed by a Ruthenocenyl Phosphino-oxazoline-ruthenium Complex", Jing Li, Jiefeng Shen, Chao Xia, Yanzhao Wang, Delong Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 2122-2125. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b00748.

 

158. "The Palladium-Catalyzed Allylic C-H Functionalization: The Development of New Catalytic Systems", Haoming Tang, Xiaohong Huo, Qinghua Meng*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Acta Chimica Sinica, 2016, 74, 219-233. DOI: 10.6023/A16020078.

 

157. "Rh-Catalyzed One-pot Sequential Asymmetric Hydrogenation of α-Dehydroamino Ketones for the Synthesis of Chiral Cyclic trans-β-Amino Alcohols", Qiupeng Hu, Jianzhong Chen, Zhenfeng Zhang*, Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 1290-1293. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b00212.

This paper was highlighted by X-MOL News: http://www.x-mol.com/news/2585.

Featured by Mark Lautens, Hyung Yoon in SYNFACTS 2016, 12, 498. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1562060.

 

156. Invited Paper: "The Development of Studies on the Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Enol Esters", Zhihui Wang, Zhenfeng Zhang*, Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chin. J. Org. Chem., 201636, 447-459. DOI: 10.6023/cjoc201512009.

 

155. "Pd(II)-Catalyzed Asymmetric Addition of Arylboronic Acids to Isatin-Derived Ketimines", Qun He, Liang Wu, Xuezhen Kou, Nicholas Butt, Guoqiang Yang*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 288-291. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b03458.

Featured by Hisashi Yamamoto, Wafa Gati in SYNFACTS 2016, 12, 286. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1561729.

 

154. "Preparation of organophosphorus compounds from P-H compounds using o-(trimethylsilyl)aryl triflates as aryne precursors", Guoqiang Yang, Chaoren Shen, Mao Quan and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2016, 72, 333-337. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2015.11.045.

 

153. Invited Highlight: "Recent advances of remote selective C-H activation: ligand and template design", Guoqiang Yang, Nicholas Butt, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chin. J. Cata., 2016, 37, 98-101. DOI: 10.1016/S1872-2067(15)61008-7.

 

152. "The Applications of Phosphoramidite Ligands in Ir-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation Reactions", Qianjia Yuan and Wanbin Zhang*, Chin. J. Org. Chem., 201636, 274-282. DOI: 10.6023/cjoc/cjoc201509016.

 

2015

151. "Hydrogen-Bond Directed Regioselective Pd-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylation: The Construction of Chiral α-Amino Acids with Vicinal Tertiary and Quaternary Stereocenters", Xuan Wei, Delong Liu, Qianjin An, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 5768-5771. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b02868.

Featured by Hisashi Yamamoto, Amit Banerjee in SYNFACTS 2016, 12, 279. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1561733.

 

 

150. "Palladium-Catalyzed Aerobic Aminooxygenation of Alkenes for Preparation of Isoindolinones", Xuezhen Kou, Yu Li, Liang Wu, Xinghua Zhang, Guoqiang Yang* and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 5566-5569. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b02703.

 

149. "Rh-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Cyclic α-Dehydroamino Ketones", Zhenfeng Zhang, Qiupeng Hu, Yingjie Wang, Jianzhong Chen, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 5380-5383. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b02733.

This paper was highlighted by X-MOL News: http://www.x-mol.com/news/1654.

Featured by Mark Lartens, Thomas Johnson in SYNFACTS 2016, 12, 51. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1561037.

 

148. "The Construction of 3-Methyl-4-aryl Piperidines via a trans-Perhydroindolic Acid Catalyzed Asymmetric aza-Diels–Alder Reaction", Qianjin An, Jiefeng Shen, Nicholas Butt, Delong Liu,* Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2015, 357, 3627-3638. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.20150550.

 

147. "Asymmetric Hydrogenation of β-Secondary Amino Ketones Catalyzed by a Ruthenocenyl Phosphino-oxazoline-Ruthenium Complex (RuPHOX-Ru): the Synthesis of γ-Secondary Amino Alcohols", Jianxia Wang, Yanzhao Wang, Delong Liu*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2015, 357, 3262-3272. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.20150653.

Featured by Mark Lartens, Kosuke Yamamoto in SYNFACTS 2016, 12, 52. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1561042.

 

146. Cover Review: "Transition Metal-catalyzed Allylic Substitution Reactions with Unactivated Allylic Substrates", Nicholas Butt and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44, 7929-7967. DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00144G.

This paper was highlighted by X-MOL News: http://www.x-mol.com/news/1443.

 

145. "Asymmetric Michael Addition of Diphenylphosphine to β,γ-Unsaturated α-Keto Esters Catalyzed by a P-Stereogenic Pincer-Pd Complex", Yang Xu, Zehua Yang, Boqiang Ding, Delong Liu*, Yangang Liu, Masashi Sugiya, Tsuneo Imamoto, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2015, 71, 6832-6839. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2015.07.026.

 

144. "Iridium-Catalyzed Allyl-Allyl Cross-Coupling of Allylic Carbonates with (E)-1,3-Diarylpropenes", Qianjia Yuan, Kun Yao, Delong Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 11834-11846. DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04085J.

 

143. "Palladium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Addition of Arylboronic Acids to Nitrostyrenes", Qun He, Fang Xie, Guanghong Fu, Mao Quan, Chaoren Shen, Guoqiang Yang,* Ilya D. Gridnev, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 2250-2253. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b00863.

Featured by Paul Knochel, Sarah Fernandez in SYNFACTS 2015, 11, 751. DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1380910.

 

142. "P-Stereogenic Pincer Iridium Complexes: Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Application in Asymmetric Hydrogenation", Zehua Yang, Xuan Wei, Delong Liu*, Yangang Liu, Masashi Sugiya, Tsuneo Imamoto*, and Wanbin Zhang*, J. Organomet. Chem., 2015, 791, 41-45. DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2015.05.002.

 

 

141. "Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Nickel Complexes Possessing P-Stereogenic Pincer Scaffolds and Their Application in Asymmetric aza-Michael Reactions", Zehua Yang, Delong Liu*, Yangang Liu, Masashi Sugiya, Tsuneo Imamoto*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Organometallics, 2015, 34, 1228-1237. DOI: 110.1021/om501287k.

This paper was one of the most read articles in April 2015.

 

140. "P-Stereogenic PNP Pincer-Pd Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroamination of Amino-1,3-dienes", Zehua Yang, Chao Xia, Delong Liu, Yangang Liu, Masashi Sugiya, Tsuneo Imamoto*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13, 2694-2702. DOI: 10.1039/C4OB02402H.

 
139. "Pd-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Amination Using Easily Accessible Metallocenyl P,N-Ligands", Hongwei Wu, Fang Xie, Yanlan Wang, Xiaohu Zhao, Delong Liu*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13, 4248-4254. DOI: 10.1039/C5OB00032G.

 

138. "Temperature-Controlled Switchable Preparation of Ferrocene Bis(oxazoline-phosphine) Ligands with Different Planar Chiralities and Their Coordination Behaviors", Hongwei Wu, Qianjin An, Delong Liu*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2015, 71, 5112-5118. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2015.06.006.

 

137. "Palladium-Catalyzed Enantioselective Decarboxylative Cycloaddition of Vinylethylene Carbonates with Isocyanates", Ajmal Khan, Juxiang Xing, Jingming Zhao, Yuhe Kan, Wanbin Zhang, and Yong Jian Zhang*, Chem. Eur. J., 21, 120-124. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201405830.

 

136. Invited Paper: "The Study on the Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Cyclic Dehydroamino Acids and Their Derivatives", Yingjie Wang, Zhenfeng Zhang*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chin. J. Org. Chem., 201535, 528-538. DOI: 10.6023/cjoc201502017.

 

135. "ZnCl2-Promoted Asymmetric Hydrogenation of β-Secondary-Amino Ketones Catalyzed by a P-Chiral Bisphosphine-Rh Complex", Qiupeng Hu, Zhenfeng Zhang, Yangang Liu, Tsuneo Imamoto, and Wanbin Zhang*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 2260-2264. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201411384.

Featured by Hisashi Yamamoto, Ramesh C. Samanta in SYNFACTS 2015, 11, 411. DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1380474.

Highlighted in Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2015, 35, 1187.

 

134. "Copper-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization Reactions: Efficient Synthesis of Heterocycles", Xun-Xiang Guo,* Da-Wei Gu, Zhengxing Wu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Rev., 2015, 115, 1622-1651. DOI: 10.1021/cr500410y.

This review article was ranked No. 1 in a list of the most read articles of Chemical Reviews in January 2015.

This review article was ranked No. 3 in a list of the most read articles of Chemical Reviews in February 2015.

This review article was ranked No. 15 in a list of the most read articles of Chemical Reviews in March 2015.

This review is a hot paper (0.1%) and highly cited paper (1%) (From Web of Science).

This review was selected as one of the "Top 100 Most Impact Papers From China Published in International Journals in 2015".

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133. "Asymmetric Tandem Reactions of N-Sulfonylimines and α,β-Unsaturated Aldehydes: An Alternative Reaction Pathway to That of Using Saturated Aldehydes ", Qianjin An, Jing Li, Jiefeng Shen, Nicholas Butt, Delong Liu,* Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 885-888. DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07051H.

 

132. Invited Paper: "Pd(II)-Catalyzed Asymmetric Addition of Arylboronic Acids to Cyclic N-sulfonyl Ketimine Esters and a DFT Study of Its Mechanism", Mao Quan, Guoqiang Yang, Fang Xie*, Ilya D. Gridnev, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 2, 398-402. DOI: 10.1039/C4QO00347K.

Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Professor Ei-ichi Negishi!

From themed collection HOT articles in Organic Chemistry Frontier in 2015.

2014

131. "Asymmetric Domino Reaction of Cyclic N-Sulfonylimines and Simple Aldehydes with trans-Perhydroindolic Acid as an Organocatalyst", Qianjin An, Jiefeng Shen, Nicholas Butt, Delong Liu,* Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 4496-4499. DOI: 10.1021/ol502033v.

 

130. "Chiral Bicyclic Imidazole Nucleophilic Catalysts: Design, Synthesis, and Application to the Kinetic Resolution of Arylalkyl-carbinols", Zhenfeng Zhang, Mo Wang, Fang Xie*, Huai Sun, and Wanbin Zhang*, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2014, 356, 3164-3170. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201400415.

 

129. Cover Paper: "Synthesis of Chiral γ-Amino Alcohols via a RuPHOX-Ru Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of β-Imide Ketones", Yanzhao Wang, Jianxia Wang, Delong Liu*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chin. J. Org. Chem., 201434, 1766-1772. DOI: 10.6023/cjoc201404035.

This article was ranked No. 2 in a list of the most read articles of Chin. J. Org. Chem. in Septemper 2014.

 

128. "Palladium-Catalyzed Allylic Alkylation of Simple Ketones with Allylic Alcohols and Its Mechanistic Study", Xiaohong Huo, Guoqiang Yang, Delong Liu, Yangang Liu, Ilya D. Gridnev*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 6776-6780. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201403410.

 

127. "Hydrogen-Bond-Activated Palladium-Catalyzed Allylic Alkylation via Allylic Alkyl Ethers: Challenging Leaving Groups", Xiaohong Huo, Mao Quan, Guoqiang Yang, Xiaohu Zhao, Delong Liu*, Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 1570-1573. DOI: 10.1021/ol5000988.

This paper was one of the most read articles in Mar. 2014.

 

126. "Cu-Catalyzed Amidation of Halogenated Imidazoles", Mo Wang, Zhenfeng Zhang*, Fang Xie, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 3163-3165. DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49107B.

 

125. "Mechanism of Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Functionalized Olefins with Ir/iPr-BiphPHOX Catalyst: NMR and DFT Study", Yuanyuan Liu, Ilya D. Gridnev*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 1901-1905. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201309677.

 

124. Invited Account: "The Design and Synthesis of Planar Chiral Ligands and Their Application to Asymmetric Catalysis", Nicholas A. Butt, Delong Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Synlett, 2014, 25, 615-630.  DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1340487.

 

123. "Enantioselective Black Rearrangement Catalyzed by Chiral Bicyclic Imidazole", Mingli Wang, Zhenfeng Zhang*, Shan Liu, Fang Xie, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 1227-1230. DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47455K.

2013

122. "Insertion of Arynes into Arylphosphoryl Amide Bonds: One-Step Simultaneous Construction of C-N and C-P Bonds", Chaoren Shen, Guoqiang Yang, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 5722-5725. DOI: 10.1021/ol402748u.

This paper was one of the most read articles in Nov. 2013.

 

121. "P-Stereogenic PCP Pincer-Pd Complexes: Synthesis and Application in Asymmetric Addition of Diarylphosphines to Nitro alkenes", BoqiangDing, Zhenfeng Zhang, Yang Xu, Yangang Liu, Masashi Sugiya, Tsuneo Imamoto*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 5476-5479. DOI: 10.1021/ol402627f.

Featured by Hisashi Yamamoto, Yasushi Shimoda in SYNFACTS 2014, 10, 0156. DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1340531.

 

120. "The Synthesis of Chiral β-Aryl-α,β-unsaturated Amino Alcohols via a Pd-catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Amination", Mao Quan, Nicholas Butt, Jiefeng Shen, Kaiji Shen, Delong Liu*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2013, 11, 7412-7419. DOI: 10.1039/C3OB41642A.

Featured by Mark Lautens, Marcel Sickert in SYNFACTS 2014, 10, 0290. DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1340730.

 

119. "Palladium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of a-Acyloxy-1-aryletheanones", Jianzhong Chen, Delong Liu, Nicholas Butt, Chao Li, Dongyang Fan, Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 11632-11636. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201306231.

Highlighted in Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2013, 33 (12), 2637-2638.

Featured in SYNFACTS 2014, 10, 64.

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118. "Synthesis of Axially Chiral C10-BridgePHOS Oxides and Their Use as Organocatalysts in Enantioselective Allylations of Aldehydes", Jianzhong Chen, Delong Liu, Dongyang Fan, Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2013, 69, 8161-8168. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2013.07.030.

 

117. "Chemoselective Transfer Hydrogenation of α,β-Unsaturated Ketones Catalyzed by Pincer-Pd Complexes Using Alcohol as Hydrogen Source", Boqiang Ding, Zhenfeng Zhang, Yangang Liu, Masashi Sugiya, Tsuneo Imamoto, and Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 3690-3693. DOI: 10.1021/ol401560q.

 

116. Cover Paper: "Synthesis of D-(R)-Tyrosine by Catalytic Asymmetric Hydrogenation and Its Practical Application", Kunjiao Yu, Zhenfeng Zhang*, Xiaohong Huo, Xingguang Wang, Delong Liu, Wanbin Zhang*, Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2013, 33, 1932-1938. DOI: 10.6023/cjoc201305051.

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115. "Highly Enantioselective Hydrogenation of N-unprotected Indoles using (S)-C10-BridgePHOS as the Chiral Ligand", Chao Li,§ Jianzhong Chen,§ Guanghong Fu, Delong Liu, Yangang Liu*, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2013, 69, 6839-6844. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2013.06.016.

Featured in SYNFACTS 2013, 9, 1186.

 

114. "A Palladium-Catalyzed Enantioselective Addition of Arylboronic Acids to Cyclic Ketimines", Guoqiang Yang, Wanbin Zhang*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 7540-7544. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2013.06.016.

Featured in SYNFACTS 2013, 9, 1085.

 

113. Feature Article: "Asymmetric Domino Double Michael Addition of Nitroolefins and Aldehyde Esters with trans-Perhydroindolic Acid as an Organocatalyst", Qianjin An, Jiefeng Shen, Nicholas A. Butt, Delong Liu*, Yangang Liu, Wanbin Zhang*, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 1612-1623.

 

112. "Copper-Catalyzed Asymmetric 1,4-Conjugate Addition of Grignard Reagents to Linear α,β,γ,δ-unsaturated ketones", Zhenni Ma, Fang Xie*, Han Yu, Yiren Zhang, Xiaoting Wu, Wanbin Zhang*, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 5292-5294.

 

111. "Synthesis of (2S,3aR,7aS)-benzyl octahydro-1H-indole-2-carboxylate", Tao Shi, Jiefeng Shen, Qianjin An, Delong Liu*, Yangang Liu, Wanbin Zhang*, Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2013, 33, 1573-1577.

 

110. "A Soluble Bis-Chelated Gold(I) Diphosphine Compound with Strong Anticancer Activity and Low Toxicity", Yanli Wang, Minyu Liu, Ran Cao, Wanbin Zhang, Ming Yin, Xuhua Xiao, Quanhai Liu,* and Niu Huang*, J. Med. Chem., 2013, 56, 1455–1466.

 

109. "Asymmetric hydrogenation of β-amino ketones with a bimetallic complex RuPHOX-Ru as the chiral catalyst", Jiahao Wang, Delong Liu*, Yangang Liu, Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2013, 11, 3855-3861.

 

108. Book: "Synthesis of Heterocycles via Palladium-Catalyzed Wacker-Type Oxidative Cyclization Reactions of Hydroxy- and Amino-Alkenes", in 《Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry》": Nicholas A. Butt and Wanbin Zhang, Top Heterocycl Chem (2013) 32: 77–108. John P. Wolfe ed., Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. DOI: 10.1007/7081_2013_102.

 

107. Invited Review:  "Chiral Polymetallic Catalysts and Their Applications in Asymmetric Catalysis", Kun Li; Guoqiang Yang;  Yuanyuan Liu; Wanbin Zhang*, Chin. J. Org. Chem., 201333, 749-759.

 

106. Invited Paper: "A Pd(II)-Catalyzed Oxidative Cyclization for the Preparation of Aryl-Fused Six-Membered Nitrogen Heterocycles with 2-Acetoxy Functionality", Xiaolei Wang, Zhengxing Wu, Xiaowen Zhu, Chenghao Ye, Feng Jiang, Wanbin Zhang*, Chin. J. Chem., 2013, 31, 132-138.

 

105. "Ir-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of a-Alkylidene Succinimides", Yuanyuan Liu, Wanbin Zhang*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 2203-2206.

Featured in SYNFACTS 2013, 9, 0506.

 

2012

104. "An Asymmetric Aerobic Aza-Wacker-Type Cyclization: Synthesis of Isoindolinones Bearing Tetrasubstituted Carbon Stereocenters", Guoqiang Yang, Chaoren Shen, Wanbin Zhang*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 9141-9145.

Featured in SYNFACTS 2012, 8, 1185.

 

103. Invited Paper: "An Efficient Asymmetric Domino Reaction of Amino Aldehyde to β,γ-Unsaturated α-Keto Esters Using trans-Perhydroindolic Acid as a Chiral Organocatalyst", Jiefeng Shen, Qianjin An, Delong Liu, Yangang Liu and Wanbin Zhang*, Chin. J. Chem., 2012, 30, 2681–2687.

 

102. "The Effects of Solvent on Switchable Stereoselectivity: Copper-Catalyzed Asymmetric Conjugate Additions Using D2-Symmetric Biphenyl Phosphoramidite Ligands", Han Yu, Fang Xie, Zhenni Ma, Yanggang Liu, Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 5137-5142.

 

101. "The Synthesis of trans-Perhydroindolic Acids and Their Application in Asymmetric Domino Reactions of Aldehyde Esters with β,γ-Unsaturated α-Keto Esters", Jiefeng Shen, Delong Liu, Qianjing An, Yangang Liu, Wanbin Zhang*, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2012, 354, 3311-3325.

 

100. "Switchable Stereoselectivity: The Effects of Substituents on the D2-Symmetric Biphenyl Backbone of Phosphoramidites in Copper-catalyzed Asymmetric Conjugate Addition Reactions with Triethylaluminium", Han Yu, Fang Xie, Zhenni Ma, Yangang Liu Wanbin Zhang*, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2012, 354, 1941-1947.

 

99. Invited Paper: "Pd(II)-Catalyzed Asymmetric Wacker-type Cyclization for The Preparation of 2-Vinylchroman Derivatives with Biphenyl Tetraoxazoline Ligands", Qingchuan Liu, Ke Wen, Zhenfeng Zhang, Zhengxing Wu, Yong Jian Zhang, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2012, 68, 5209-5215.

 

98. "Efficient Ru(II)-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Simple Ketones with C2-Symmetric Planar Chiral Metallocenyl Phosphinooxazoline Ligands", Hui Guo, Delong Liu, Nicholas. Butt, Yangang Liu, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2012, 68, 3295-3299.

 

97. "First Catalytic Enantioselective Synthesis of P-Stereogenic Phosphoramides via Kinetic Resolution Promoted by a Chiral Bicyclic Imidazole Nucleophilic Catalyst", Shan Liu, Zhenfeng Zhang, Fang Xie, Nicholas Butt, Li Sun, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2012, 23, 329-332.

 

96. "Nickel-Catalyzed C-P Coupling of Aryl Mesylates and Tosylates with H(O)PR1R2", Chaoren Shen, Guoqiang Yang, Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 3500-3505.

Featured in the top 10% of the most highly cited articles published in the latest Impact Factor window (2011-2012).

 

95. "Highly Efficient Asymmetric Michael Addition of Aldehyde to Nitroolefin using Perhydroindolic Acid as a Chiral Organocatalyst", Lina Zhao, Jiefeng Shen, Delong Liu, Yangang Liu, Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 2840-2846 .

 

94. "Pd-Catalyzed Regioselective and Stereospecific Suzuki–Miyaura Coupling of Allylic Carbonates with Arylboronic Acids", Chenguang Li, Juxiang Xing, Jingming Zhao, Patrick Huynh, Wanbin Zhang, Pingkai Jiang, and Yong Jian Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 390.

 

93. "Regioselective Pd-Catalyzed Aerobic Aza-Wacker Cyclization for Preparation of Isoindolinones and Isoquinolin-1(2H)-ones
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, Guoqiang Yang, Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 268.

2011

92. "C-N Bond Cleavage of Allylic Amines via Hydrogen Bond Activation with Alcohol Solvents in Pd-Catalyzed Allylic Alkylation of Carbonyl Compounds", Xiaohu Zhao, Delong Liu, Hui Guo, Yangang Liu, Wanbin Zhang*, J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2011, 133,19354-19357.

This paper was one of the most read articles in Nov. 2011.

Featured on organic-chemistry.org.

Featured in SYNFACTS 2012, 8, 0182.

 

91. "Iridium-catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenation of 3-substituted unsaturated oxindoles to prepare chiral C3-mono substituted oxindoles ", Yuanyuan Liu, Dongmei Yao, Kun Li, Fengtao Tian, Fang Xie, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2011, 67,8445-8450.

 

90. "Nickel-Catalyzed Arbuzov Reactions of Aryl Triflates with Triethyl Phosphite", Guoqiang Yang, Chaoren Shen, Liang Zhang, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Lett., 2011, 52, 5032-5035.

 

89. "Enantioselective synthesis of chiral γ-aryl α-keto ester by copper-catalyzed 1,4-conjugate addition using D2-symmetric biphenyl phosphoramidite ligand", Bo Yang , Fang Xie, Han Yu, Kaiji Shen, Zhenni Ma, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2011, 67, 6197-6201.

 

88. "Chiral dinuclear phthalazine bridged bisoxazoline ligands: synthesis and application in enantioselective Cu-catalyzed conjugate addition of ZnEt2 to enones", Liang Zhang, Guoqiang Yang, Chaoren Shen, Sabah Arghib, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Lett., 2011, 52, 2375-2378.

 

87. "Efficient palladium-catalyzed asymmetric allylic alkylation of ketones and aldehydes", Xiaohu Zhao, Delong Liu, Fang Xie, Yangang Liu, Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2011, 9, 1871-1875.

 

86. "Chiral Phosphoramidite Ligand and Its Application in Asymmetric Catalysis", Zhenfeng Zhang, Fang Xie, Bo Yang, Han Yu, Wanbin Zhang*, Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2011, 31, 429-442.

 

85. "Asymmetric Hydorgenation of Imines Catalyzed by Ir/Phosphine-oxazoline Complexes with an Axis-unfixed Biphenyl Backbone", Dongmei Yao, Tengtao Tian, Wanbin Zhang*, Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2011, 31, 505-510.

 

84. "Novel chiral bisoxazoline ligands with a bipyridinyl backbone: preparation and interesting complexation behavior", Feng Jiang, Zhengxing Wu, Guoqiang Yang, Fang Xie, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Lett., 2011, 52, 2844-2848.

 

83. "Synthesis and photochromic properties of substituted naphthopyran compounds", Zhen Wang, Qinghua Meng*, Zhihui Zhang, Dingliang Fu, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2011, 67, 2246-2250.

 

82. “Pd(II)-catalyzed oxidative cyclization reaction for the preparation of 2-substituted 1,2,3,4-tetrahydroquinolines with halide functionality”, Feng Jiang, Zhengxing Wu, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2011, 67, 1501-1505. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2010.12.017.

 

81. Invited Paper: “Convenient Synthesis of Tropos Phosphine-oxazoline Ligands”, Yuanyuan Liu, Guoqiang Yang, Dongmei Yao, Fengtao Tian, Wanbin Zhang*, Science China Chemistry, 2011, 54, 87-94.

 

80. “Synthesis of Biphenol Trimers”, Changqing Wang, Jing Zhuang, Guoqiang Yang, Wanbin Zhang*, Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2011, 31, 115-118.

 

2010

79. “Chiral Bicycle Imidazole Nucleophilic Catalysts: Rational Design, Facile Synthesis, and Successful Application in Asymmetric Steglich Rearrangement”, Zhenfeng Zhang, Fang Xie, Jia Jia, Wanbin Zhang*, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132(45), 15939–15941. Featured in SYNFACTS 2011, 7, 0098.

 
78. Book: 《Pharmaceutical Process Chemistry》, Delong Liu, Wanbin Zhang, Chapter 14, 2010. Shioiri, T./Izawa, K./Konoike, T.(eds.) Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, Germany, 273-302.
 

77. “Iridium-Catalyzed Highly Enantioselective Hydrogenation of Exocyclic α,β-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds”, Fengtao Tian, Dongmei Yao, Yuanyuan Liu, Fang Xie, Wanbin Zhang*, Adv. Synth. & Catal., 2010, 352, 1841-1845. Featured in SYNFACTS 2011, 7, 0064.

 

76. “Highly efficient asymmetric organocatalytic Friedel-Crafts alkylation of indoles with a,ss-unsaturated aldehydes”, Shangbin Jin,Yuanhui Ma,Chenguang Li, Qiqi Li,Yong Jian Zhang*, Wanbin Zhang*, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2010, 8, 4011-4015.

 

75. “Pd-catalyzed asymmetric aza-Wacker-type cyclization reaction of olefinic tosylamides”, Feng Jiang, Zhengxing Wu, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Lett., 2010, 51(23), 5124-5126. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2010.07.084.

 

74. “From C2- to D2-symmetry: Atropos phosphoramidites with a D2-symmetric backbone as highly efficient ligands in Cu-catalyzed conjugate additions”, Hui Zhang, Fang Fang, Fang Xie, Han Yu, Guoqiang Yang, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Lett., 2010, 51(23), 3119-3122. .

 

73. “Highly active asymmetric Diels-Alder reactions catalyzed by C2-symmetric bipyrrolidines: catalyst recycling in water medium and insight into the catalytic mode”, Yuanhui Ma, Shangbin Jin, Yuhe Kan, Yong Jian Zhang*, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrhedron, 2010, 66(21), 3849-3854.

 

72. “Highly enantioselective copper-catalyzed allylic alkylation with atropos phosphoramidites bearing a D2-symmetric backbone”, Fang Fang, Hui Zhang, Fang Xie, Guoqiang, Yang, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2010, 66, 3593-3598.

 

71. “From Tropos to Atropos: 5,5'-Bridged 2,2'-Bis(diphenylphosphino)biphenyls as Chiral Ligands for Highly Enantioselective Palladium-Catalyzed Hydrogenation a-Phthalimide Ketones”, Changqing Wang, Guoqiang Yang, Jing Zhuang, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Lett., 2010, 51(15), 2044-2047. Corrigendum: Tetrahedron Lett., 2011, 52(40), 5196-5196. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.201108.001.

2009

70. Book: 《Chiral Ferrocenes in Asymmetric Catalysis》, Wanbin Zhang, Delong Liu, Chapter 7, 2009, Dai, L. / Hou, X. (eds.) Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, Germany, 175-214.

69. “Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Simple Ketones with Planar Chiral Ruthenocenyl Phosphinooxazoline Ligands”, Yanlan Wang, Delong Liu, Qinghua Meng, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Asymmetry, 2009, 20(21), 2510-2512.

68. “C2-Symmetric Bipyrrolidines as Organocatalysts for Asymmetric Diels-Alder Reactions”, Yuanhui Ma, Yong Jian Zhang*, Shangbin Jin, Qiqi Li, Chenguang Li, Junseong Lee, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Letters, 2009, 50(52), 7388-7391.

67. “One-pot Efficient Synthesis of Aryl a-keto Esters from Aryl-ketones”, Jing Zhuang, Changqing Wang, Fang Xie, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2009, 65(47), 9797-9800.

66. “Phosphine-Oxazoline Ligands with an Axial-unfixed Biphenyl Backbone: the Effects of the Substituent at Oxazoline Ring and P Phenyl Ring on Pd-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylation”, Fengtao Tian, Dongmei Yao, Yong Jian Zhang, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2009, 65(46), 9609-9615.

65. “Efficient Bimetallic Titanium Catalyst for Carbonyl-ene Reaction”, Fang Fang, Fang Xie, Han Yu, Hui Zhang, Bo Yang, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Letters, 2009, 50(48), 6672-6675.

64. Review: “Development of Planar Chiral Diarylphosphino-oxazoline Ligands and Their Applications in Asymmetric Catalysis”, Yaxi Li, Yuli Zheng, Fengtao Tian, Yong Jian Zhang, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2009, 29(10), 1487-1498.

63. “Synthesis of Atropisomeric 5,5'-linked Biphenyl Bisaminophosphine Ligands and their Applications in Asymmetric Catalysis”, Yong Jian Zhang, Hao Wei, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2009, 65(2), 1281-1286.

62. “Enamines: Efficient Nucleophiles for the Palladium-catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylation”, Xiaohu Zhao, Delong Liu, Fang Xie, Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2009, 65(2), 512-517.

2008

61. “Pd-catalyzed Asymmetric Wacker-type Cyclization of o-trisubstituted Allylphenols by Use of Tetraoxazoline Ligands”,Feijun Wang, Guoqiang Yang, Yong Jian Zhang, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2008, 64(40), 9413-9416

60. “Novel atropisomeric aminophosphine ligands with a bridge across the 5,5’-position of biphenyl for Rh(I)-catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenation”, Hao Wei, Yong Jian Zhang, Yijun Dai, Jiaming Zhang, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Letters, 2008, 49(26), 4106-4109.

59. “Enantioselective Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones with Planar Chiral Ruthenocene-based Phosphinooxazoline Ligands”, Delong Liu, Fang Xie, Xiaohu Zhao, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron, 2008, 64(16), 3561-3566.

58. “Reversal in enantioselectivity for the palladium-catalyzed asymmetric allylic substitution with novel metallocene-based planar chiral diphosphine ligands”, Fang Xie, Delong Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Letters, 2008, 49(6), 1012-1015.

57. “Steric and temperature control of enantiopurity of chiral mesoporous silica”, Huibin Qiu, Shuguang Wang, Wanbin Zhang, Kazutami Sakamoto, Osamu Terasaki, Yoshihisa Inoue*; and Shunai Che*, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2008, 112(6), 1871-1877.

56. “Novel atropisomeric bisphosphine ligands with a bridge across the 5,5'-position of biphenyl for asymmetric catalysis”, Hao Wei, Yong Jian Zhang, Feijun Wang, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Asymmetry, 2008, 19(4), 482-488.

55. Review: “Development of Axial-unfixed (Tropos) Ligands and Their Applications in Asymmetric Catalytic Reactions”, Yijun Dai, Guoqiang Yang, Yong Jian Zhang, Feijun Wang, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2008, 28(7), 1169-1180.

54. Review: “Progress of Chiral DMAP Derivatives as Novel Nucleophilic Catalysts”, Li Sun, Fang Xie, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2008, 28(4), 574-587.

53. “Study on the Convenient Synthesis of Bromovinyl Deoxyuridine (BVDU)”, Chunjuan Wang, Fang Xie, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2008, 28, 503-505.

2007

52. “Chelation-Induced Axially Chiral Palladium Complex System with Tetraoxazoline Ligands for Highly Enantioselective Wacker-Type Cyclization”, Yong Jian Zhang, Feijun Wang, and Wanbin Zhang*, The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2007, 72(24), 9208-9213.

51. “Novel C2-Symmetric Planar Chiral Diphosphine Ligands and Their Application in Pd-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Substitutions”, Delong Liu, Fang Xie, and Wanbin Zhang*, The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2007, 72(18), 6992-6997.

50. “Palladium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylation with an Enamine as the Nucleophilic Reagent”, Delong Liu, Fang Xie, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Letters, 2007, 48(43), 7591-7594.

49. “Highly Enantioselective Pd(II)-Catalyzed Wacker-type Cyclization of 2-Allylphenols by Use of Bisoxazoline Ligands with Axial-unfixed Biphenyl”, Feijun Wang, Yong Jian Zhang, Guoqiang Yang, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Letters, 2007, 48(24), 4179-4182.

48. “Atropisomeric Bisoxazoline Ligands with a Bridge across the 5,5’-Position of Biphenyl for Asymmetric Catalysis”, Feijun Wang, Yong Jian Zhang, Hao Wei, Jiaming Zhang, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Letters, 2007, 48(23), 4083-4086.

47. Review: “Bisoxazoline Ligands with Chiral Backbones and Their Applications in Asymmetric Catalytic Reactions”, Jiaming Zhang, Yong Jian Zhang, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2007, 27(09), 1089-1095.

46. “Synthesis of N-Hydroxysuccinimidyl Benzoate and its Structural Insight into Labeling Activity of Fluorescent Probes”, Qinghua Meng*, Wanbin Zhang, Zhicheng Sun, Haifeng Zhang, and Meijuan Yu, Dyes and Pigments, 2007, 75(3), 166-169.

45. Review: “Progress in Catalytic Asymmetric Hydrogenation of β-Aminoacrylic Acid Derivatives”, Yuanhui Ma, Yongjian Zhang, and Wanbin Zhang*, Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2007, 27(03), 289-297.

44. “The Synthesis of Novel C2-Symmetric P, N-Chelation Ruthenocene Ligands and Their Application in Palladium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Substitution”, Delong Liu, Fang Xie, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Letters, 2007, 48(4), 585-588.

43. “The Synthesis and Application of Novel C2-Symmetric Chiral N,N,O,O Bisoxazoline Ligands with a Ferrocene Backbone”, Genghong Hua, Delong Liu, Fang Xie, and Wanbin Zhang*, Tetrahedron Letters, 2007, 48(3), 385-388.

Publications before 2006

42.“Unexpected Reactions of Ferrocene Acetal Derived from Tartaric Acid with Butyllithium: Competition Between Proton Abstraction and Nucleophilic Attack”, Wanbin Zhang, Fang Xie, Hidefumi Yoshinaga, Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Tetrahedron, 2006, 62(38), 9038-9042.

41. “Bisoxazoline Ligands with an Axial-unfixed Biaryl Backbone: the Effects of the Biaryl Backbone and the Substituent At Oxazoline Ring on Cu-Catalyzed Asymmetric Cyclopropanation”, Wanbin Zhang, Fang Xie, Shigeaki Matsuo, Yuji Imahori, Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Tetrahedron Asymmetry, 2006, 17(5), 767-777.

40.“A Novel Axially Chiral Phosphine-Oxazoline Ligand with an Axis-Unfixed Biphenyl Backbone: Preparation, Complexation, and Application in an Asymmetric Catalytic Reaction”, Wanbin Zhang, Fang Xie, Hidefumi Yoshinaga, Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Synlett, 2006(8), 1185-1189.

39.“Study of Ionic Liquid Electrolytes for Secondary Lithium Batteries”, Jinqiang Xu, Jun Yang, Yena Nuli, and Wanbin Zhang, Acta Chimica Sinica, 2005, 63 (18): 1733-1738.

38.“Crystal Structure of Anthraquinone-1,5-dithiol”, Qinghua Meng, Wanbin Zhang, YF Yu, Dyes and Pigments, 2005, 65(3), 281-283.

37“Sugar-Amide Surfactant Micells as Effective Reaction Fields for Enantioselecive Hydrolysis of α-Amino Acids Esters”, Toshiyuki Kida, Keisuke Kajihara, Kazuhiko Isogawa, Wanbin Zhang, Yohji Nakatsuji, Isao Ikeda, and Mitsuru Akashi, Langmuir, 2004, 20(20), 8504-8509.

36.“A Facile Synthesis of Novel Types of Cyclodextrin Derivatives by Insertion of an Aromatic Dicarbonyl Spacer into a Permethylated a-Cyclodextrin Skeleton.” Toshiyuki Kida, Takao Michinobu, Wanbin Zhang , Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Chemical Communications, 2002(15), 1596-1597.

35.“Synthesis and Complexing Ability of a C-Pivot Type of Double-Armed 15-Crown-5 Ethers toward Alkali Metal Cations.” Yohji Nakatsuji, Masahiro Muraoka, Hiroyuki Kajiya, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, and Isao Ikeda, Bulletin of Chemical Society of Japan, 2002, 75(8), 1765-1770.

34.“Fluorometric Sensing of Alkaline Earth Metal Cations by New Lariat Ethers Having Plural Pyrenylmethyl Groups on the Electron-Donating Sidearms.” Yoshio Nakahara, Yasuo Matsumi, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Organic Letters, 2002, 4(16) 2641-2644.

33.“Novel Hydrolyzable and Biodegradable Cationic Gemini Surfactants: Bis(ester-ammonium) Dichlorides Having a Butenylene or a Butynylene Spacer.” Taiga Tatsumi, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, Daisuke Ono, Tokuji Takeda, and Isao Ikeda, Journal of Surfactants and Detergents, 2001, 42(3), 279-285.

32.“Preparation, Surface-Active Properties, and Antimicrobial Activities of Bis(alkylammonium) Dichlorides Having a Butenylene or a Butynylene Spacer.” Taiga Tatsumi, Wanbin Zhang , Yohji Nakatsuji, Kazuhiro Miyake, Misa Tanaka, Taro Furuta, and Isao Ikeda, Journal of Surfactants and Detergents , 2001 , 4 (3), 271-277.

31.“Adsorption Mechanism of Poly(Ammonium Carboxylate) onto Phthalocyanine Blue Pigment Deduced by Using 1 H NMR Spin-Lattice Relaxation Time.” Taizo Mohri, Yoshio Nakahara, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Journal of Oleo Science , 2001 , 50 (11), 851-863.

30.“Study on the Adsorption Behavior of Dispersants onto Pigment Using 1 H NMR Spin-Lattice Relaxation Time.” Taizo Mohri, Yoshio Nakahara, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Journal of Oleo Science , 2001 , 50 (8), 623-631.

29.“Oxazolinylferrocene Ligands for the Addition of Diethylzinc to Benzaldehyde: Effects of the Symmetry and the Substituent on the Oxazoline Ring of the Ligands on Asymmetric Catalysis.” Wanbin Zhang , Hidefumi Yoshinaga, Yoshitane Imai, Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Synlett , 2000 (10), 1512-1514.

28.“The First Study on the Mobility of Surface-Adsorbed Molecules Using 1 H NMR Spin-Lattice Relaxation Time.” Taizo Mohri, Yoshio Nakahara, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, Toshiko Muneishi, Yoko Miyaji, and Isao Ikeda, Chemistry Letters , 2000 (9), 988-989.

27.“Switching of Cation Selectivity toward Na + and K + by a New Type of pH-Responsive 16-Crown-5 in a Countercurrent Double Uphill Transport System.” Yohji Nakatsuji, Kohji Kita, Hirofumi Inoue, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, and Isao Ikeda, Journal of the American Chemical Society , 2000 , 122 (26), 6307-6308.

26.“Novel Chiral Bisoxazoline Ligands with a Biphenyl Backbone: Preparation, Complexation, and Application in Asymmetric Catalytic Reactions.” Yoshitane Imai, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, The Journal of Organic Chemistry , 2000 , 65 (11), 3326-3333.

25.“Novel Hydrolyzable and Biodegradable Cationic Gemini Surfactants: 1,3-Bis[(acyloxyalkyl)dimethylammonio]-2-hydroxypropane Dichloride.” Taiga Tatsumi, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, Daisuke Ono, Tokuji Takeda, and Isao Ikeda, Journal of Surfactants and Detergents , 2000 , 3 (2), 167-172.

24.“ On-and-Off Release Control of Glucose Entrapped in Vesicles Produced from a Styrylpyrazine-Derived Amphiphile and DPPC by UV Irradiation.” Jong-mok Park, Shigeru Aoyama, Wanbin Zhang , Yohji Natatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Journal of Japan Oil Chemists' Society , 2000 , 49 (3), 271-274.

23.“A Remarkable Effect of a Cationic Micelle on Stereospecific Hydrolysis of p -Nitrophenyl D-Glucopyranoside by Boronic Acid.” Takeru Ohe, Toshiyuki Kida, Wanbin Zhang , Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Journal of Japan Oil Chemists' Society , 2000 , 49 (3), 231-235.

22.“Remarkably Slow Aggregation of a Styrylpyrazine Amphiphile in Aqueous Dispersion.” Jong-mok Park, Wanbin Zhang , Yohji Natatsuji, Tetsuro Majima, and Isao Ikeda, Chemistry Letters , 2000 (2), 182-183.

21.“Photodimerisation of a Styrylpyrazine Amphiphile Suppresses the Release of Glucose Entrapped in its Mixed Vesicle with DPPC.” Jong-mok Park, Shigeru Aoyama, Wanbin Zhang , Yohji Natatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Chemical Communications , 2000 (3), 231-232.

20.“Novel C2 -Symmetric Chiral Oxazolinyl Biaryl Ligands Bearing a Hydroxyl Group.” Yoshitane Imai, Shigeaki Matsuo, Wanbin Zhang , Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Synlett , 2000 (2), 239-241.

19.“ The Fast Photochemical [2+2] Cycloaddition and Reverse Reaction of a Styrylpyrazine Amphiphile in Aqueous Dispersion. ” Jong-mok Park, Wanbin Zhang ,Yohji Natatsuji,Tetsuro Majima,and Isao Ikeda,Chemistry letters,1999(12),1309-1310

18.“Stereospecific Acceleration of Hydrolysis of p-Nitrophenyl D-Glycoside by a -Cyclodextrin.” Takeru Ohe, Yuichi Kajiwara, Toshiyuki Kida, Wanbin Zhang , Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Chemistry Letters , 1999 , 921-922.

17.“ C2 -Symmetric Diphosphine Ligands with only the Planar Chirality of Ferrocene for the Palladium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylation.” Wanbin Zhang , Takashi Shimanuki, Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, The Journal of Organic Chemistry , 1999 , 64 (17), 6247-6251.

16.“Novel Axial Chiral Sulfur-Oxazoline Ligands with a Biphenyl Backbone.” Yoshitane Imai, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Synlett , 1999 (8), 1319-1321.

15.“Effective Coordination of Electron-Donating Sidearms of Double-Armed 15-Crown-5 Ethers toward Alkali Metal Cations.” Masahiro Muraoka, Hiroyuki Kajiya, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Chemistry Letters , 1999 (4), 283-284.

14.“Perfect Control of Diastereomeric Complexation of C2 -Symmetric Chiral 1,1'-Bis(oxazolinyl)- ferrocene Ligands.” Yoshitane Imai, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Chemistry Letters , 1999 (3), 243-244.

13.“Achiral and Planar Chiral Ferrocene Diols: Preparation and Complexation with Titanium(IV).” Wanbin Zhang , Yoh-ichi Yoneda, Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry , 1999 , 574 (1), 19-23.

12.“Synthesis and Structure of a New Type of C2 -Symmetric Chiral Crown Ether.” Masahiko Muraoka, Atsushi Ueda, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, Isao Ikeda, Nobuko Kanehisa, and Yasushi Kai, Tetrahedron Letters , 1998 , 39 (50), 9493-9496.

11.“Stereoselective Hydrolysis of p-Nitrophenyl Glycoside by Boronic Acid.” Takeru Ohe, Toshiyuki Kida, Wanbin Zhang , Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Chemistry Letters , 1998 (11), 1077-1078.

10.“Novel Chiral P,N-Ferrocene Ligands in Palladium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylations.” Wanbin Zhang , Yoh-ichi Yoneda, Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry , 1998 , 9 (19), 3371-3380.

9.“Diphenylphosphinooxazoline Ligands with a Chiral Binaphthyl Backbone for Pd-Catalyzed Allylic Alkylation.” Yoshitane Imai, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Tetrahedron Letters , 1998 , 39 (24), 4343-4346.

8.“Enantioselective Hydrolysis of an a -Amino Acid Ester in Sugar-Derived Surfactant Micelles.” Toshiyuki Kida, Kazuhiko Isogawa, Wanbin Zhang , Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Tetrahedron Letters , 1998 , 39 (24), 4339-4342.

7.“Preparation, Surface-Active Properties, and Complexing Abilities toward Various Metal Chlorides.” Toshiyuki Kida, Yasuhiko Inoue, Wanbin Zhang , Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Bulletin of Chemical Society of Japan , 1998 , 71 (5), 1201-1205.

6.“Preparation and Properties of Nonionic Surfactants with One Alkyl Chain and Two Sugar-Amide Head Groups.” Toshiyuki Kida, Kazuhiko Isogawa, Nobuaki Morishima, Wanbin Zhang , Araki, Masuyama, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Journal of Japan Oil Chemists' Society , 1998 , 47 (1), 41-49.

5.“Novel Axial Chiral Catalyst Derived from Biphenyl Ligands Bearing only Two ortho -Substituents.” Yoshitane Imai, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Tetrahedron Letters , 1997 , 38 (15), 2681-2684.

4.“Novel C2 -Symmetric Chiral Bisoxazoline Ligands in Rhodium(I)-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrosilylation.” Yoshitane Imai, Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry , 1996 , 7 (8), 2453-2462.

3.“Novel C2 -Symmetric Diphosphine Ligand with only the Planar Chirality of Ferrocene.” Wanbin Zhang , Toshiyuki Kida, Yohji Nakatsuji, and Isao Ikeda, Tetrahedron Letters , 1996 , 37 (44), 7995-7998.

2.“Interesting and Effective P,N-Chelation of Ferrocene Ligands for Palladium- Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Substitution.” Wanbin Zhang , Toshikazu Hirao and Isao Ikeda, Tetrahedron Letters , 1996 , 37 (26), 4545-4548.

1.“Highly Diastereoselective ortho -Lithiation of 1,1'-Bis(oxazolinyl)ferrocene Directed to C2 -Symmetric Chiral Ligands.” Wanbin Zhang , Yoichi Adachi, Toshikazu Hirao, and Isao Ikeda, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry , 1996 , 7 (2), 451-460

   
 
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