Publications

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  • Invention patent

Publications

@SUSTech:

22. Xu-Lu Lv and Wei Shu*, Unified and practical access to ɤ-alkynylated carbonyl derivatives via streamlined assembly at room temperature, Commun. Chem. 2019, 2, DOI: 10.1038/s42004-019-0219-z.

 

21. Wei Shu, Andrés GarcíaDomínguez, M. Teresa Quirós, Rahul Mondal, Diego J. Cárdenas, and Cristina Nevado*, Ni‑Catalyzed reductive dicarbofunctionalization of  nonactivated alkenes: Scope and mechanistic insights, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 13812-13821.

 

20. Wei Shu*, Hui Zhang and Yan Huang, γ-Alkylation of alcohols enabled by visible-light induced 1,6-hydrogen atom transfer, Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 6107-6111.

 

19. Xu-Lu Lv, Cong Wang, Qiao-Li Wang, and Wei Shu*, Rapid synthesis of γ‑arylated carbonyls enabled by the merge of copper- and photocatalytic radical relay alkylarylation of alkenes, Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 56−59.
  ♦  Top 20 most-read articles in 12 months since June 2019.
  ♦  First most-read article in January and Feburary of 2019.

 

Prior to SUSTech Appointment:

18. Wei Shu, Estíbaliz Merino, and Cristina Nevado*, Visible light mediated, redox neutral remote 1,6-difunctionalizations of alkenes, ACS Catal. 2018, 8, 6401-6406.

 

17. Wei Shu, Alexandre Genoux, Zhaodong Li, and Cristina Nevado*, γ-Functionalizations of amines via visible light mediated, redox neutral C-C bond cleavage, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201756, 10524-10527.
  ♦  Featured in Science 2017, 357, 657-658.
  ♦  Highlighted in Acta Chim. Sinica 2017, 75, 1137-1149.
  ♦  Highlighted as “Items of Interest to Process R&D Chemists and Engineers” in Org. Process Res. Dev. 2018, 22, 421-429.

 

16. Wei Shu, Adriana Lorente, Enrique Gómez-Bengoa, and Cristina Nevado*, Expeditious diastereoselective synthesis of elaborated ketones via remote Csp3–H functionalization, Nat. Commun. 2017, 8, 13832, doi: 10.1038/ncomms13832. (Highly cited paper).
  ♦  Highlighted in Synform 2017/04, A67-A70 (Detailed interview).
  ♦  Highlighted in ScienceDaily.

 

15. Wei Shu, and Cristina Nevado*, Visible-light-mediated remote aliphatic C-H functionalizations via 1,5-hydrogen transfer cascade, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 1881-1884. (Highly cited paper).
  ♦  Highlighted in Chimia 2017, 71, 241.

 

14. Todd D. Senecal, Wei Shu, and Stephen L. Buchwald*, A general, practical palladium-catalyzed cyanation of (hetero)aryl chlorides and bromides, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 10035-10039.
  ♦  Featured in Science 2013, 341, 938-939.
  ♦  Highlighted as “Items of Interest to Process R&D Chemists and Engineers” in Org. Process Res. Dev. 2013, 17, 1369-1379.
  ♦  Featured in Synfacts 2013, 9, 1338.

 

13. Shengjun Ni, Wei Shu, and Shengming Ma*, Palladium-catalyzed reaction of propargylic carbonates with benzyne, Synlett 2013, 2310-2314.

12. Wei Shu and Stephen L. Buchwald*, Enantioselective β–arylation of ketones enabled by lithiation/borylation/1,4–addition sequence under flow conditions Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 5355-5358.
  ♦  Selected as “Hot Papers” by editor.
  ♦  Featured in Synfacts 2012, 8, 891.
  ♦  Highlighted as “Items of Interest to Process R&D Chemists and Engineers” in Org. Process Res. Dev. 2012, 16, 1320-1328.

 

11. Wei Shu, Laurent Pellegatti, Matthias A. Oberli, and Stephen L. Buchwald*, Continuous flow synthesis of biaryls enabled by multistep solid-handling in a lithiation/borylation/Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling sequence, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 10665-10669.
  ♦  Highlighted in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 9223-9225.
  ♦  Highlighted as “Items of Interest to Process R&D Chemists and Engineers” in Org. Process Res. Dev. 2012, 16, 174-183.

 

10. Wei Shu and Stephen L. Buchwald*, Use of precatalysts greatly facilitates palladium-catalyzed alkynylations in batch and continuous-flow conditions, Chem. Sci. 2011, 2, 2321-2325.
  ♦  Most read in September and October of 2011.

 

9. Wei Shu, Qiong Yu, Guochen Jia*, and Shengming Ma*, Palladium-catalyzed three-component reaction of 2,3-allenyl amines, isocyanates, and organic halides: a diversified assembly of imidazolidinones, Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 4720-4723.

 

8. Wei Shu and Shengming Ma*, Palladium-catalyzed synthesis of 1,3,4-alkatrien-2-yl dihydrofurans from 2,3-allenyl acetylacetates and propargylic carbonates and their application to synthesize polysubstituted dihydrofurylcyclopentenones, Tetrahedron 2010, 66, 2869-2874.

 

7. Wei Shu, Guochen Jia, and Shengming Ma*, Palladium-catalyzed three-component cascadecyclization reaction of bisallenes with propargylic carbonates and organoboronic acids: efficient construction of cis-fused bicyclo[4.3.0]nonenes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 2788-2791.

 

6. Wei Shu and Shengming Ma*, Synthesis of a new spiro-BOX ligand and its application in enantioselective allylic cyclization based on carbopalladation of allenylhydrazines, Chem. Commun. 2009, 6198-6200.

 

5. Wei Shu, Guochen Jia, and Shengming Ma*, Palladium-catalyzed regioselective cyclopropanating allenylation of (2,3-butadienyl)malonates with propargylic carbonates and their application to synthesize cyclopentenones, Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 117-120.

 

4. Wei Shu, Qiong Yu, and Shengming Ma*, Development of a new sipro-BOX ligand and its application in highly enantioselective Pd-catalyzed cyclization of 2-iodoanilines with allenes, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2009, 351, 2807-2810.

 

3. Wei Shu, Qing Yang, Guochen Jia, and Shengming Ma*, Studies on palladium-catalyzed enantioselective cyclization of 3,4-allenylic hydrazines with organic halides, Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 11159-11166.

 

2. Zhenhua Gu, Xinke Wang, Wei Shu, and Shengming Ma*, Palladium acetate-catalyzed cyclization reaction of 2,3-allenoic acids in the presence of simple allenes: an efficient synthesis of 4-(1’-bromoalk-2’(Z)-en-2’-yl)- furan-2(5H)-one derivatives and the synthetic application, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 10948-10956.

 

1. Zhenhua Gu, Youqian Deng, Wei Shu, and Shengming Ma*, Highly regio- and stereoselective iodohydroxylation of non-heteroatom-substituted allenes: an efficient synthesis of 4-[3’-hydroxy-2’-iodoalk-1’(Z)-enyl]-2(5H)-furanone derivatives, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2007, 349, 1653-1656.

Patents

 

1. Shengming Ma* and Wei Shu, The synthesis of α-naphthylmethyl substituted spiro-BOX and its application in the synthesis of pyrazolidines, Chinese Patent Application No. 200910051785.4.

 

2. Wei Shu and Shengming Ma*, The synthesis of β-naphthylmethyl substituted spiro-BOX and its application in the synthesis of indoline derivatives, Chinese Patent Application No. 200910196167.9.

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