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“A copper(I)-catalyzed addition/annulation sequence for the two-component synthesis of γ-ylidenebutenolides”, Sangwon Seo and Michael C. Willis, Org. Lett. 2017, 19, ASAP (doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b02151).

“Exploiting carbonyl groups to control intermolecular rhodium-catalyzed alkene and alkyne hydroacylation”, Thomas J. Coxon, Maitane Fernández, James Barwick-Silk, Alasdair I. McKay, Louisa E. Britton, Andrew S. Weller and Michael C. Willis, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 10142–10149. (doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b05713)

“Enantioselective three-component assembly of beta’-aryl-enones using a rhodium-catalyzed alkyne hydroacylation/aryl boronic acid conjugate addition sequence”, Ming Gao and Michael C. Willis, Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 2734–2737 (doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b01087)

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“Pyridine sulfinates as general nucleophilic coupling partners in palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions with aryl halides”, Tim Markovic, Benjamin N. Rocke, David C. Blakemore, Vincent Mascitti and Michael C. Willis, Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 4437-4442. (doi: 10.1039/C7SC00675F)

“Copper(I)-catalyzed sulfonylative Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling”, Yiding Chen and Michael C. Willis, Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 3249–3253. (doi: 10.1039/c6sc05483h)

“Toolbox study for application of hydrogen peroxide as a versatile, safe and industrially-relevant green oxidant in continuous flow mode ”, Benjamin Martin,* Joerg Sedelmeier, Anaïs Bouisseau, Patricia Fernandez-Rodriguez, Julien Haber, Florian Kleinbeck,
Sonja Kamptmann, Flavien Susanne, Pascale Hoehn, Marian Lanz,
Laurent Pellegatti, Francesco Venturoni, Jeremy Robertson, Michael C. Willis and Berthold Schenkel, Green Chem. 2017, 19, 1439–1448 (doi: 10.1039/C6GC02899C).

“One-pot palladium-catalyzed synthesis of sulfonyl fluorides from aryl bromides”, Alyn T. Davies, John M. Curto, Scott W. Bagley, and Michael C. Willis, Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 1233 - 1237. (doi: 10.1039/C6SC03924C)

“Sequential catalysis: Exploiting a single rhodium(I) catalyst to promote an alkyne hydroacylation–aryl boronic acid conjugate addition sequence”, Maitane Fernández, Matthias Castaing and Michael C. Willis, Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 536-540. (doi. 10.1039/C6SC03066A)



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