Zhi-Xiang Yu, Ph.D. - Publications

Affiliations: 
2001 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Hong Kong) 
Area:
Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

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2019 Ji W, Li CL, Chen H, Yu ZX, Liao X. A newly designed heterodiene and its application to construct six-membered heterocycles containing an N-O bond. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England). PMID 31538167 DOI: 10.1039/c9cc05694g  0.44
2019 Cui Q, Liao W, Tian ZY, Li Q, Yu ZX. Rh-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of 1,7-Ene-Dienes to Synthesize -Divinylpiperidines: A Formal Intramolecular Addition Reaction of Allylic C-H Bond into Dienes. Organic Letters. PMID 31524406 DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b02319  0.68
2019 Li CL, Yu ZX. Asymmetric Synthesis of Azepine-Fused Cyclobutanes from Yne-Methylenecyclopropanes Involving Cyclopropanation/C-C Cleavage/Wagner-Meerwein Rearrangement and Reaction Mechanism. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 31347844 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.9b01071  0.44
2019 Wang C, Cui Q, Zhang Z, Yao ZJ, Wang S, Yu ZX. Divergent Synthesis of Oxa-Cyclic Nitrones via Gold(I)-Catalyzed 1,3-Azaprotio Transfer of Propargylic α-Ketocarboxylate Oximes: Experimental and DFT Studies. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). PMID 31090114 DOI: 10.1002/chem.201901522  0.52
2018 Pei C, Rong GW, Yu ZX, Xu X. Copper-Catalyzed Intramolecular Annulation of Conjugated Enynones to Substituted 1H-Indenes and Mechanistic Studies. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 30284824 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b02064  0.48
2018 She Z, Wang Y, Wang D, Zhao Y, Wang T, Zheng X, Yu ZX, Gao G, You J. Two-Fold C-H/C-H Cross-Coupling Using RhCl·3HO as the Catalyst: Direct Fusion of N-(Hetero)arylimidazolium Salts and (Hetero)arenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 30168716 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b07485  1
2018 Tian ZY, Cui Q, Liu CH, Yu ZX. Rhodium-Catalyzed [4+2+1] Cycloaddition of In Situ Generated Ene/Yne-Ene-Allenes and CO. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 30102822 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201805908  0.68
2018 Li SJ, Wang Y, Xu JK, Xie D, Tian SK, Yu ZX. Formal Insertion of Imines (or Nitrogen Heteroarenes) and Arynes into the C-Cl Bond of Carbon Tetrachloride. Organic Letters. PMID 30011220 DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b01845  1
2018 Xiang Y, Li Z, Wang LN, Yu ZX. TfOH- and HBF-Mediated Formal Cycloisomerizations and [4+3] Cycloadditions of Allene-alkynylbenzenes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 30011205 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b00393  0.56
2018 Wang Y, Yu ZX. Intra- versus Intermolecular Carbon-to-Carbon Proton Transfers in the Reactions of Arynes with Nitrogen Nucleophiles: A DFT Study. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 29652140 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b03109  1
2017 Lin M, Cai PJ, Zeng Z, Lin N, Shen Y, Tang B, Li F, Chen C, Yu ZX, Zhang Y. Conformational Bias by a Removable Silyl Group: Construction of Bicyclo[n.3.1]alkenes via Ring Closing Metathesis. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). PMID 29119609 DOI: 10.1002/chem.201705275  0.68
2017 Yang J, Xu W, Cui Q, Fan X, Wang LN, Yu ZX. Asymmetric Total Synthesis of (-)-Clovan-2,9-dione Using Rh(I)-Catalyzed [3 + 2 + 1] Cycloaddition of 1-Yne-vinylcyclopropane and CO. Organic Letters. PMID 29112425 DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b02656  0.56
2017 Wang Y, Yu ZX. Sigmatropic proton shifts: a quantum chemical study. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. PMID 28832696 DOI: 10.1039/c7ob01628j  1
2017 Hong R, Zhai L, Tian X, Wang C, Li W, Yu ZX, Huang SH, Cui Q. Building Morphan Derivatives by Nitroso-Ene Cyclization: Mechanistic Insights and Total Synthesis of (±)-Kopsone. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 28703404 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201706018  0.52
2017 Liu CH, Yu ZX. Rhodium(I)-Catalyzed Bridged [5+2] Cycloaddition of cis-Allene-vinylcyclopropanes to Synthesize the Bicyclo[4.3.1]decane Skeleton. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 28643412 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201702288  0.68
2017 Liu WX, Zhang C, Zhang H, Zhao N, Yu ZX, Xu J. Oxime-Based and Catalyst-Free Dynamic Covalent Polyurethanes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 28557428 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b03967  0.6
2017 Wang Y, Cai PJ, Yu ZX. Carbanion Translocations via Intramolecular Proton Transfers: A Quantum Chemical Study. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 28414224 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b00194  1
2017 Miao T, Tian ZY, He YM, Chen F, Chen Y, Yu ZX, Fan QH. Asymmetric Hydrogenation of In Situ Generated Isochromenylium Intermediates by Copper/Ruthenium Tandem Catalysis. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 28295922 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201611291  0.52
2017 Zhuang Z, Li CL, Xiang Y, Wang YH, Yu ZX. An enyne cycloisomerization/[5+1] reaction sequence to synthesize tetrahydroisoquinolinones from enyne-enes and CO. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England). PMID 28139785 DOI: 10.1039/c6cc09925d  0.56
2017 Yang K, Dang Q, Cai PJ, Gao Y, Yu ZX, Bai X. Reaction of Aldehydes/Ketones with Electron Deficient 1,3,5-Triazines Leading to Functionalized Pyrimidines as Diels-Alder/Retro-Diels-Alder Reaction Products: Reaction Development and Mechanistic Studies. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 28112917 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02570  0.68
2016 Yu MM, Wu LS, Si JP, Liu JJ, Yu ZX, Wang HC, Zhang M, Rong S. [Screening of meaningful endophytic fungi in Dendrobium officinale based on polysaccharides and flavonoids]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi = Zhongguo Zhongyao Zazhi = China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica. 41: 2208-2212. PMID 28901061  0.6
2016 Wang LN, Cui Q, Yu ZX. A concise total synthesis of (-)-Mesembrine. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 27723969 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b01908  0.56
2016 Chen K, Wu F, Ye L, Tian Z, Yu ZX, Zhu S. Cycloaddition Reaction of Vinylphenylfurans and Dimethyl Acetylenedicarboxylate to [8+2] Isomers via Tandem [4+2]/Diradical Alkene-Alkene Coupling/[1,3]-H Shift Reactions: Experimental Exploration and DFT Understanding of Reaction Mechanism. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 27541179 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00792  1
2016 Bose S, Yang J, Yu ZX. Formal Synthesis of Gracilamine Using Rh(I)-Catalyzed [3 + 2 + 1] Cycloaddition of 1-Yne-Vinylcyclopropane and CO. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 27327170 DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00608  0.4
2016 Liu CH, Yu ZX. Rh-catalysed [5 + 1] cycloaddition of allenylcyclopropanes and CO: reaction development and application to the formal synthesis of (-)-galanthamine. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. PMID 27253492 DOI: 10.1039/c6ob00660d  0.68
2016 Liu W, Li H, Cai PJ, Wang Z, Yu ZX, Lei X. Scalable Total Synthesis of rac-Jungermannenones B and C. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). PMID 26823176 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201511659  0.68
2015 Zhang L, Wang Y, Yao ZJ, Wang S, Yu ZX. Kinetic or Dynamic Control on a Bifurcating Potential Energy Surface? An Experimental and DFT Study of Gold-Catalyzed Ring Expansion and Spirocyclization of 2-Propargyl-β-Tetrahydrocarbolines. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26407120 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b05971  1
2015 Wang X, Gao Y, Ma Z, Rodriguez RA, Yu ZX, Chen C. Syntheses of Sceptrins and Nakamuric Acid and Insights into the Biosyntheses of Pyrrole-Imidazole Dimers. Organic Chemistry Frontiers : An International Journal of Organic Chemistry / Royal Society of Chemistry. 2: 978-984. PMID 26328059 DOI: 10.1039/C5QO00165J  0.44
2015 Dermenci A, Whittaker RE, Gao Y, Cruz FA, Yu ZX, Dong G. Rh-Catalyzed Decarbonylation of Conjugated Ynones via Carbon-Alkyne Bond Activation: Reaction Scope and Mechanistic Exploration via DFT Calculations. Chemical Science (Royal Society of Chemistry : 2010). 6: 3201-3210. PMID 26229587 DOI: 10.1039/C5SC00584A  0.44
2015 Wang Y, Yu ZX. Rhodium-catalyzed [5 + 2 + 1] cycloaddition of ene-vinylcyclopropanes and CO: reaction design, development, application in natural product synthesis, and inspiration for developing new reactions for synthesis of eight-membered carbocycles. Accounts of Chemical Research. 48: 2288-96. PMID 26227886 DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.5b00037  1
2015 Wu J, Xu W, Yu ZX, Wang J. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Formal Dehydrative [4 + 2] Cycloaddition of Enamides and Alkynes for the Synthesis of Highly Substituted Pyridines: Reaction Development and Mechanistic Study. Journal of the American Chemical Society. PMID 26158786 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b06400  0.4
2015 Yang BM, Cai PJ, Tu YQ, Yu ZX, Chen ZM, Wang SH, Wang SH, Zhang FM. Organocatalytic Asymmetric Tandem Nazarov Cyclization/Semipinacol Rearrangement: Rapid Construction of Chiral Spiro[4.4]nonane-1,6-diones. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137: 8344-7. PMID 26076169 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b04049  1
2015 Fu XF, Xiang Y, Yu ZX. Rh(I)-catalyzed benzo/[7+1] cycloaddition of cyclopropyl-benzocyclobutenes and CO by merging thermal and metal-catalyzed C-C bond cleavages. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 21: 4242-6. PMID 25612241 DOI: 10.1002/chem.201405712  0.56
2015 Feng Y, Yu ZX. Formal synthesis of (±)-galanthamine and (±)-lycoramine using Rh(I)-catalyzed [(3 + 2) + 1] cycloaddition of 1-ene-vinylcyclopropane and CO. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 80: 1952-6. PMID 25558884 DOI: 10.1021/jo502604p  0.4
2014 Cai PJ, Wang Y, Liu CH, Yu ZX. Gold(I)-catalyzed polycyclization of linear dienediynes to seven-membered ring-containing polycycles via tandem cyclopropanation/Cope rearrangement/C-H activation. Organic Letters. 16: 5898-901. PMID 25390798 DOI: 10.1021/ol5028706  1
2014 Liao W, Yu ZX. DFT study of the mechanism and stereochemistry of the Rh(I)-catalyzed Diels-Alder reactions between electronically neutral dienes and dienophiles. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 11949-60. PMID 25255059 DOI: 10.1021/jo5017844  0.56
2014 Gao Y, Fu XF, Yu ZX. Transition metal-catalyzed cycloadditions of cyclopropanes for the synthesis of carbocycles: C-C activation in cyclopropanes. Topics in Current Chemistry. 346: 195-231. PMID 24797231 DOI: 10.1007/128_2014_527  0.52
2014 Wang Y, Liao W, Huang G, Xia Y, Yu ZX. Mechanisms of the PtCl2-catalyzed intramolecular cyclization of o-isopropyl-substituted aryl alkynes for the synthesis of indenes and comparison of three sp3 C-H bond activation modes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 5684-96. PMID 24787037 DOI: 10.1021/jo500839c  1
2014 Zhuo LG, Zhang JJ, Yu ZX. Mechanisms of the InCl3-catalyzed type-I, II, and III cycloisomerizations of 1,6-enynes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79: 3809-20. PMID 24665901 DOI: 10.1021/jo500059j  0.44
2013 Jiang GJ, Zheng QH, Dou M, Zhuo LG, Meng W, Yu ZX. Mild-condition synthesis of allenes from alkynes and aldehydes mediated by tetrahydroisoquinoline (THIQ). The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78: 11783-93. PMID 24266693 DOI: 10.1021/jo4018183  0.8
2013 Dong Z, Liu CH, Wang Y, Lin M, Yu ZX. Gold(I)-catalyzed endo-selective intramolecular α-alkenylation of β-yne-furans: synthesis of seven-membered-ring-fused furans and DFT calculations. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 52: 14157-61. PMID 24254366 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201306965  1
2013 Zheng QH, Meng W, Jiang GJ, Yu ZX. CuI-catalyzed C1-alkynylation of tetrahydroisoquinolines (THIQs) by A3 reaction with tunable iminium ions. Organic Letters. 15: 5928-31. PMID 24237286 DOI: 10.1021/ol402517e  0.8
2013 Zhuo LG, Yao ZK, Yu ZX. Synthesis of Z-alkenes from Rh(I)-catalyzed olefin isomerization of β,γ-unsaturated ketones. Organic Letters. 15: 4634-7. PMID 24004268 DOI: 10.1021/ol401607c  0.6
2013 Jiang GJ, Wang Y, Yu ZX. DFT study on the mechanism and stereochemistry of the Petasis-Ferrier rearrangements. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78: 6947-55. PMID 23768096 DOI: 10.1021/jo400699a  1
2013 Jiao L, Yu ZX. Vinylcyclopropane derivatives in transition-metal-catalyzed cycloadditions for the synthesis of carbocyclic compounds. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 78: 6842-8. PMID 23758406 DOI: 10.1021/jo400609w  0.6
2012 Zhuo LG, Zhang JJ, Yu ZX. DFT and experimental exploration of the mechanism of InCl3-catalyzed type II cycloisomerization of 1,6-enynes: identifying InCl2(+) as the catalytic species and answering why nonconjugated dienes are generated. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 77: 8527-40. PMID 22931512 DOI: 10.1021/jo301471w  0.44
2012 Qu JP, Liang Y, Xu H, Sun XL, Yu ZX, Tang Y. Highly diastereoselective construction of fused carbocycles from cyclopropane-1,1-dicarboxylates and cyclic enol silyl ethers: scope, mechanism, and origin of diastereoselectivity. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 18: 2196-201. PMID 22262651 DOI: 10.1002/chem.201103495  0.64
2012 Jiang GJ, Fu XF, Li Q, Yu ZX. Rh(I)-catalyzed [5+1] cycloaddition of vinylcyclopropanes and CO for the synthesis of α,β- and β,γ-cyclohexenones. Organic Letters. 14: 692-5. PMID 22257030 DOI: 10.1021/ol2031526  0.8
2012 Liang Y, Jiang X, Fu XF, Ye S, Wang T, Yuan J, Wang Y, Yu ZX. Total synthesis of (+)-asteriscanolide: further exploration of the rhodium(I)-catalyzed [(5+2)+1] reaction of ene-vinylcyclopropanes and CO. Chemistry, An Asian Journal. 7: 593-604. PMID 22223465 DOI: 10.1002/asia.201100805  1
2012 Yeom HS, Koo J, Park HS, Wang Y, Liang Y, Yu ZX, Shin S. Gold-catalyzed intermolecular reactions of propiolic acids with alkenes: [4 + 2] annulation and enyne cross metathesis. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 208-11. PMID 22126234 DOI: 10.1021/ja210792e  1
2012 Lin M, Kang GY, Guo YA, Yu ZX. Asymmetric Rh(I)-catalyzed intramolecular [3 + 2] cycloaddition of 1-yne-vinylcyclopropanes for bicyclo[3.3.0] compounds with a chiral quaternary carbon stereocenter and density functional theory study of the origins of enantioselectivity. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 134: 398-405. PMID 22103928 DOI: 10.1021/ja2082119  0.56
2011 Zhou JL, Liang Y, Deng C, Zhou H, Wang Z, Sun XL, Zheng JC, Yu ZX, Tang Y. Tunable carbonyl ylide reactions: selective synthesis of dihydrofurans and dihydrobenzoxepines. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 50: 7874-8. PMID 21721082 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201100551  0.64
2011 Yao ZK, Yu ZX. Mechanisms of the thermal cyclotrimerizations of fluoro- and chloroacetylenes: density functional theory investigation and intermediate trapping experiments. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133: 10864-77. PMID 21699165 DOI: 10.1021/ja2021476  0.6
2011 Wang T, Liang Y, Yu ZX. Density functional theory study of the mechanism and origins of stereoselectivity in the asymmetric Simmons-Smith cyclopropanation with Charette chiral dioxaborolane ligand. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133: 9343-53. PMID 21627114 DOI: 10.1021/ja111330z  0.88
2011 Wang T, Zhuo LG, Li Z, Chen F, Ding Z, He Y, Fan QH, Xiang J, Yu ZX, Chan AS. Highly enantioselective hydrogenation of quinolines using phosphine-free chiral cationic ruthenium catalysts: scope, mechanism, and origin of enantioselectivity. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133: 9878-91. PMID 21574550 DOI: 10.1021/ja2023042  0.88
2011 Liang Y, Jiang X, Yu ZX. Enantioselective total synthesis of (+)-asteriscanolide via Rh(I)-catalyzed [(5+2)+1] reaction. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England). 47: 6659-61. PMID 21509378 DOI: 10.1039/c1cc11005e  0.64
2011 Li Q, Yu ZX. Enantioselective rhodium-catalyzed allylic C-H activation for the addition to conjugated dienes. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 50: 2144-7. PMID 21344571 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201005215  0.68
2011 Li Q, Dong Z, Yu ZX. α,β-Divinyl tetrahydropyrroles as chiral chain diene ligands in rhodium(I)-catalyzed enantioselective conjugated additions. Organic Letters. 13: 1122-5. PMID 21309526 DOI: 10.1021/ol103152t  0.68
2011 Lin M, Li F, Jiao L, Yu ZX. Rh(I)-catalyzed formal [5 + 1]/[2 + 2 + 1] cycloaddition of 1-yne-vinylcyclopropanes and two CO units: one-step construction of multifunctional angular tricyclic 5/5/6 compounds. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133: 1690-3. PMID 21250688 DOI: 10.1021/ja110039h  0.6
2011 Jiao L, Lin M, Yu ZX. Density functional theory study of the mechanisms and stereochemistry of the Rh(I)-catalyzed intramolecular [3+2] cycloadditions of 1-ene- and 1-yne-vinylcyclopropanes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133: 447-61. PMID 21166424 DOI: 10.1021/ja107396t  0.6
2011 Ye S, Yu ZX. TfOH-catalyzed tandem cyclopropane ring enlargement/C-C formation/etherification of alkynylcyclopropanes and 1,3-diketones to cyclobutane-fused dihydrofurans. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England). 47: 794-6. PMID 21113532 DOI: 10.1039/c0cc04283h  0.52
2011 Yao ZK, Li J, Yu ZX. Rh-catalyzed [7 + 1] cycloaddition of buta-1,3-dienylcyclopropanes and CO for the synthesis of cyclooctadienones. Organic Letters. 13: 134-7. PMID 21105743 DOI: 10.1021/ol102700m  0.6
2010 Liu P, Sirois LE, Cheong PH, Yu ZX, Hartung IV, Rieck H, Wender PA, Houk KN. Electronic and steric control of regioselectivities in Rh(I)-catalyzed (5 + 2) cycloadditions: experiment and theory. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 132: 10127-35. PMID 20586494 DOI: 10.1021/ja103253d  1
2010 Jiao L, Lin M, Zhuo LG, Yu ZX. Rh(I)-catalyzed [(3 + 2) + 1] cycloaddition of 1-yne/ene-vinylcyclopropanes and CO: homologous Pauson-Khand reaction and total synthesis of (+/-)-alpha-agarofuran. Organic Letters. 12: 2528-31. PMID 20465285 DOI: 10.1021/ol100625e  0.6
2010 Yu ZX, Wang Y, Wang Y. Transition-metal-catalyzed cycloadditions for the synthesis of eight-membered carbocycles. Chemistry, An Asian Journal. 5: 1072-88. PMID 20432504 DOI: 10.1002/asia.200900712  1
2010 Huang F, Yao ZK, Wang Y, Wang Y, Zhang J, Yu ZX. Rh(I)-catalyzed two-component [(5+2)+1] cycloaddition approach toward [5-8-5] ring systems. Chemistry, An Asian Journal. 5: 1555-9. PMID 20349500 DOI: 10.1002/asia.201000053  1
2010 Li Q, Yu ZX. Conjugated diene-assisted allylic C-H bond activation: cationic Rh(I)-catalyzed syntheses of polysubstituted tetrahydropyrroles, tetrahydrofurans, and cyclopentanes from ene-2-dienes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 132: 4542-3. PMID 20232873 DOI: 10.1021/ja100409b  0.68
2010 Li Q, Jiang GJ, Jiao L, Yu ZX. Reaction of alpha-ene-vinylcyclopropanes: type II intramolecular [5+2] cycloaddition or [3+2] cycloaddition? Organic Letters. 12: 1332-5. PMID 20192198 DOI: 10.1021/ol100237h  0.8
2010 Jiao L, Lin M, Yu ZX. Rh(I)-catalyzed intramolecular [3 + 2] cycloaddition reactions of 1-ene-, 1-yne- and 1-allene-vinylcyclopropanes. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England). 46: 1059-61. PMID 20126712 DOI: 10.1039/b922417c  0.6
2010 Ye S, Yu ZX. Gold(I)-catalyzed ring expansions of unactivated alkynylcyclopropanes to (e)-2-alkylidenecyclobutanamines in the presence of sulfonamides. Organic Letters. 12: 804-7. PMID 20078090 DOI: 10.1021/ol9028786  0.52
2009 Liang Y, Zhou H, Yu ZX. Why is copper(I) complex more competent than dirhodium(II) complex in catalytic asymmetric O-H insertion reactions? A computational study of the metal carbenoid O-H insertion into water. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131: 17783-5. PMID 19924864 DOI: 10.1021/ja9086566  0.64
2009 Liang Y, Jiang X, Yu ZX. Mechanisms of cascade reactions in the syntheses of camptothecin-family alkaloids: intramolecular [4(+) + 2] reactions of N-arylimidates and alkynes. Organic Letters. 11: 5302-5. PMID 19848397 DOI: 10.1021/ol902260a  0.64
2009 Liang Y, Jiao L, Zhang S, Yu ZX, Xu J. New insights into the torquoselectivity of the Staudinger reaction. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131: 1542-9. PMID 19132931 DOI: 10.1021/ja808046e  0.64
2008 Jiao L, Ye S, Yu ZX. Rh(I)-catalyzed intramolecular [3 + 2] cycloaddition of trans-vinylcyclopropane-enes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 130: 7178-9. PMID 18479103 DOI: 10.1021/ja8008715  0.6
2008 Liu P, Cheong PH, Yu ZX, Wender PA, Houk KN. Substituent effects, reactant preorganization, and ligand exchange control the reactivity in Rh(I)-catalyzed (5+2) cycloadditions between vinylcyclopropanes and alkynes. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 47: 3939-41. PMID 18412215 DOI: 10.1002/anie.200800420  1
2008 Liang Y, Liu S, Xia Y, Li Y, Yu ZX. Mechanism, regioselectivity, and the kinetics of phosphine-catalyzed [3+2] cycloaddition reactions of allenoates and electron-deficient alkenes. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 14: 4361-73. PMID 18357587 DOI: 10.1002/chem.200701725  0.64
2008 Jiao L, Yuan C, Yu ZX. Tandem Rh(i)-catalyzed [(5+2)+1] cycloaddition/aldol reaction for the construction of linear triquinane skeleton: total syntheses of (+/-)-hirsutene and (+/-)-1-desoxyhypnophilin. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 130: 4421-30. PMID 18335933 DOI: 10.1021/ja7100449  0.6
2008 Yu ZX, Cheong PH, Liu P, Legault CY, Wender PA, Houk KN. Origins of differences in reactivities of alkenes, alkynes, and allenes in [Rh(CO)2Cl]2-catalyzed (5 + 2) cycloaddition reactions with vinylcyclopropanes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 130: 2378-9. PMID 18251468 DOI: 10.1021/ja076444d  1
2007 Shi FQ, Li X, Xia Y, Zhang L, Yu ZX. DFT study of the mechanisms of in water Au(I)-catalyzed tandem [3,3]-rearrangement/Nazarov reaction/[1,2]-hydrogen shift of enynyl acetates: a proton-transport catalysis strategy in the water-catalyzed [1,2]-hydrogen shift. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 129: 15503-12. PMID 18027935 DOI: 10.1021/ja071070+  0.56
2007 Chen Y, Ye S, Jiao L, Liang Y, Sinha-Mahapatra DK, Herndon JW, Yu ZX. Mechanistic twist of the [8+2] cycloadditions of dienylisobenzofurans and dimethyl acetylenedicarboxylate: stepwise [8+2] versus [4+2]/[1,5]-vinyl shift mechanisms revealed through a theoretical and experimental study. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 129: 10773-84. PMID 17696344 DOI: 10.1021/ja072203u  1
2007 Wang Y, Wang J, Su J, Huang F, Jiao L, Liang Y, Yang D, Zhang S, Wender PA, Yu ZX. A computationally designed Rh(I)-catalyzed two-component [5+2+1] cycloaddition of ene-vinylcyclopropanes and CO for the synthesis of cyclooctenones. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 129: 10060-1. PMID 17655302 DOI: 10.1021/ja072505w  1
2007 Xia Y, Liang Y, Chen Y, Wang M, Jiao L, Huang F, Liu S, Li Y, Yu ZX. An unexpected role of a trace amount of water in catalyzing proton transfer in phosphine-catalyzed (3 + 2) cycloaddition of allenoates and alkenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 129: 3470-1. PMID 17319666 DOI: 10.1021/ja068215h  0.64
2006 Liang Y, Jiao L, Wang Y, Chen Y, Ma L, Xu J, Zhang S, Yu ZX. Nitrene equivalent mediated metal-free ring expansions of alkylidenecyclopropanes and an alkylidenecyclobutane. Organic Letters. 8: 5877-9. PMID 17134295 DOI: 10.1021/ol062504t  1
2005 Yu ZX, Dang Q, Wu YD. Clarification of the mechanism of the cascade reactions between amino-substituted heterocycles and 1,3,5-triazines. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 70: 998-1005. PMID 15675860 DOI: 10.1021/jo049248n  1
2004 Yu ZX, Wender PA, Houk KN. On the mechanism of [Rh(CO)2Cl]2-catalyzed intermolecular (5 + 2) reactions between vinylcyclopropanes and alkynes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 126: 9154-5. PMID 15281784 DOI: 10.1021/ja048739m  1
2003 Yu ZX, Caramella P, Houk KN. Dimerizations of nitrile oxides to furoxans are stepwise via dinitrosoalkene diradicals: a density functional theory study. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 125: 15420-5. PMID 14664587 DOI: 10.1021/ja037325a  1
2003 Yu ZX, Houk KN. Intramolecular 1,3-dipolar ene reactions of nitrile oxides occur by stepwise 1,1-cycloaddition/retro-ene mechanisms. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 125: 13825-30. PMID 14599222 DOI: 10.1021/ja0376487  1
2003 Yu ZX, Wu YD. An S(N)2-like transition state for alkene episulfidation by dinitrogen sulfide. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 68: 6049-52. PMID 12868948 DOI: 10.1021/jo034027n  1
2003 Yu ZX, Houk KN. Why trimerization? Computational elucidation of the origin of selective trimerization of ethene catalyzed by [TaCl3(CH3)2] and an agostic-assisted hydride transfer mechanism. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English). 42: 808-11. PMID 12596207 DOI: 10.1002/anie.200390215  1
2003 Yu ZX, Wu YD. A DFT study of the mechanisms and regio- and stereochemistry of the lewis acid-catalyzed reactions of 5-alkoxyoxazoles with aldehydes: aryl substitution at the 2-position of 5-alkoxyoxazole is critical to the formation of 4-alkoxycarbonyl-2-oxazoline. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 68: 421-32. PMID 12530868 DOI: 10.1021/jo0263317  1
2003 Yu ZX, Wu YD. A theoretical study of the mechanisms and regiochemistry of the reactions of 5-alkoxyoxazole with thioaldehydes, nitroso compounds, and aldehydes. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 68: 412-20. PMID 12530867 DOI: 10.1021/jo026330e  1
2001 Yu ZX, Dang Q, Wu YD. Aromatic dienophiles. 1. A theoretical study of an inverse-electron demand Diels-Alder reaction between 2-aminopyrrole and 1,3,5-triazine. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 66: 6029-36. PMID 11529728 DOI: 10.1021/jo010243p  1
2001 Wu YD, Yu ZX. A theoretical study on the mechanism and diastereoselectivity of the Kulinkovich hydroxycyclopropanation reaction. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 123: 5777-86. PMID 11403612 DOI: 10.1021/ja010114q  1
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