Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry

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Managing Editor: Richard Threlfall; Editorial Board Chairs: Sung Ho Kang, Keiji Maruoka, Deqing Zhang

Impact Factor: 2.292

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 27/58 (Chemistry Organic)

Online ISSN: 2193-5815

Associated Title(s): Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemNanoMat, European Journal of Organic Chemistry

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November 24, 2014

The most accessed AsianJOC papers are now free to read

The most popular papers from the AsianJOC from the past 12 months are now completely free to read for a limited time! Click below to see the complete list.

Synthesis of Pyrroles, Indoles, and Carbazoles through Transition-Metal-Catalyzed C–H Functionalization by Naohiko Yoshikai, Ye Wei.

Palladium-Catalyzed C–H and C–N Arylation of Aminothiazoles with Arylboronic Acids by Takahiro N. Uehara, Junichiro Yamaguchi, Kenichiro Itami.

Catalytic Methods for Imine Synthesis by Rajendra D. Patil, Subbarayappa Adimurthy.

Synthesis of Furanose Spirooxindoles via 1,8-Diazabicyclo[5.4.0]undec-7-ene (DBU)-Catalyzed Aldol Reactions of a Pyruvic Aldehyde Derivative by Dongxin Zhang, Sherida Johnson, Hai-Lei Cui, Fujie Tanaka.

Metal- and Oxidant-Free Direct sp3 C–H Arylation of Pyrrolidine by Surajit Haldar, Sujit Mahato, Chandan K. Jana.

Alkynes in Organocatalysis by Riccardo Salvio, Mauro Moliterno, Marco Bella.

Oxidative Coupling of Organoboron Compounds by Raghu Nath Dhital, Hidehiro Sakurai.

Ruthenium(II)-Catalyzed Chelation-Assisted Arylation of C–H Bonds with Diaryliodonium Salts by Jordan Sun Ho, Luis C. Misal Castro, Yoshinori Aihara, Mamoru Tobisu, Naoto Chatani.

Recent Advances in the Use of Chiral Bronsted Acids as Cooperative Catalysts in Cascade and Multicomponent Reactions by Fengping Lv, Shunying Liu, Wenhao Hu.

Palladium-Catalyzed Aryl C–H Activation and Tandem ortho-Hydroxylation/Alkoxylation of 2-Aryl Benzimidazoles: Cytotoxicity and DNA-Binding Studies by Ahmed Kamal, Vunnam Srinivasulu, Manda Sathish, et al.

Solvent-Free Fmoc Protection of Amines Under Microwave Irradiation by Marcelo Godoi, Giancarlo V. Botteselle, Jamal Rafique, Manuela S. T. Rocha, Jesus M. Pena, Antonio L. Braga.

Application of "Click" Chemistry to the Construction of Supramolecular Functional Systems by Liang Xu, Yongjun Li, Yuliang Li.

Gold-Catalyzed Tandem Cyclization/Cycloaddition Reaction of Enynones: Highly Regioselective Synthesis of Oxabicyclic Compounds and Naphthyl Ketones by Xian-Rong Song, Xiao-Feng Xia, Bo Song, et al.

Copper(I)-Catalyzed Boron Addition Reactions of Alkynes with Diboron Reagents by Jaesook Yun.

A Concise Stereocontrolled Total Synthesis of (±)-Stemoamide by Zhengnian Li, Lijuan Zhang, Fayang G. Qiu.

Progress in Designing Artificial Proteases: A New Therapeutic Option for Amyloid Diseases by Junghun Suh.

Organometallic Approaches for Direct Modification of Peripheral C–H Bonds in Porphyrin Cores by Hideki Yorimitsu, Atsuhiro Osuka.

Palladium-Catalyzed Odorless One-Pot Synthesis of Vinyl Sulfides from Organohalides, Thiourea, and Alkynes by Jie Feng, Guoping Lu, Meifang Lv, Chun Cai.

Ring-Closing Metathesis Enabled Efficient Synthesis of γ-Butenolide Antifungal Agent (−)-Incrustoporin and its Analogues by Rodney A. Fernandes, Pradnya H. Patil, Asim K. Chowdhury.

Possible Intervention of Prototropic and Silatropic Ene-type Mechanisms in Asymmetric Catalytic Mukaiyama Aldol Reactions by Kazuya Honda, Koichi Mikami.

A 2-Benzothiazolylphenyl Group Accelerates the Intramolecular [2+2] Cycloaddition of Allene-Ynes by Hiroto Hori, Shigeru Arai, Atsushi Nishida.

Amination of meso-Bromoporphyrins and 9-Haloanthracenes with Diarylamines Catalyzed by a Palladium–PEPPSI Complex by Yuko Suzuki, Norihito Fukui, Kei Murakami, Hideki Yorimitsu, Atsuhiro Osuka.

Copper-Catalyzed Trifluoromethylation-Initiated Radical Oxidative Annulation toward Oxindoles by Qingquan Lu, Chao Liu, Pan Peng, Zhiliang Liu, Lijun Fu, Jinguo Huang, Aiwen Lei.

Selective Bromination of sp3 C–H Bonds by Organophotoredox Catalysis by Choon Wee Kee, Ke Min Chan, Ming Wah Wong, Choon-Hong Tan.

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