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Dec. 16 – Dec. 22

Gold(I) and Gold(III) Complexes of Expanded-Ring N-Heterocyclic Carbenes: Structure, Reactivity, and Catalytic Applications

A Gold(I) Complex with a 1,1′-Binaphthyl-Substituted Diphosphene: Synthesis, Structure, and Catalytic Application to Intramolecular Hydroarylation Reactions

Nature of the Nucleophilic Oxygenation Reagent Is Key to Acid-Free Gold-Catalyzed Conversion of Terminal and Internal Alkynes to 1,2-Dicarbonyls

Gold Catalyzed Cyclopropanation/[5+3] Cycloaddition of 1,4,9‐ and 1,4,10‐Allenenynes to Bicyclo[3.3.1]nonane Derivatives

Gold‐catalyzed Iminations of Terminal Propargyl Alcohols with Anthranils with Atypical Chemoselectivity for C(1)‐Additions and 1,2‐Carbon Migration

Dec. 02 – Dec. 08

Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Pre-schisanartanin C

Gold-Catalyzed Intramolecular Dearomatization Reactions of Indoles for the Synthesis of Spiroindolenines and Spiroindolines

Preparation and Catalytic Activity of Novel σ,π‐Dual Gold(I) Acetylide Complexes

a‐Imino Gold Carbene Intermediates from Readily Accessible Sulfilimines: Intermolecular Access to Structural Diversity

Nov. 25 – Dec. 01

Enantioselective Gold(I)-Catalyzed Hydrative Cyclizations of N-Propargyl-ynamides into 3,6-Dihydropyridinones

Gold(I)‐Catalysed Hydroarylation of Lactam‐Derived Enynes as an Entry to Tetrahydrobenzo[g]quinolines

Nov. 18 – Nov. 24

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Glycosylation with Glycosyl Ynenoates as Donors

Rapid de Novo Preparation of 2,6-Dideoxy Sugar Libraries through Gold-Catalyzed Homopropargyl Orthoester Cyclization

Gold‐Catalysed Atroposelective Synthesis of 1,1’‐Binaphthalene‐2,3’‐diols

Nov. 11 – Nov. 17

Au(I)/Au(III)-Catalyzed C–N coupling

Enantioselective Gold-Catalyzed Pictet–Spengler Reaction

Oxidative Access via Aqua Regia to an Electrophilic, Mesoionic Dicobaltoceniumyltriazolylidene Gold(III) Catalyst

A Highly Asymmetric Gold(III) η3‐Allyl Complex

Gold‐Catalyzed Intermolecular Oxidative Diyne Cyclizations via 1,6‐Carbene Transfer

Gold and Carbene Relay Catalytic Enantioselective Cycloisomerization/Cyclization Reactions of Ynamides and Enals

Do Gold(III) Complexes Form Hydrogen Bonds? An Exploration of AuIII Dicarboranyl Chemistry

Gold-catalyzed cyclization of 1-(2′-azidoaryl) propynols: synthesis of polysubstituted 4-quinolones

Nov. 04 – Nov. 10

Gold-Catalyzed Highly Diastereoselective Oxy-Propargylamination of Allenamides with C-Alkynyl N-Boc N,O-Acetals

Gold(III) π‐Allyl Complexes

Synthesis of pyrano[2,3-f]chromen-2-ones vs. pyrano[3,2-g]chromen-2-ones through site controlled gold-catalyzed annulations

Gold(I)-catalyzed nucleophilic cyclization of β-monosubstituted o-(alkynyl)styrenes: a combined experimental and computational study

Oct. 28 – Nov. 03

Gold-Catalyzed Hydrofluorination of Internal Alkynes Using Aqueous HF

Gold‐Catalyzed Cross‐Coupling Reactions: An Overview of Design Strategies, Mechanistic Studies, and Applications

A gold-triggered dearomative spirocarbocyclization/Diels–Alder reaction cascade towards diverse bridged N-heterocycles

Oct. 21 – Oct. 27

Synthesis of Indolizine and Pyrrolo[1,2-a]azepine Derivatives via a Gold(I)-Catalyzed Three-Step Cascade

Synthesis of gold allyloxysulfonium complexes and elimination to form an α,β-unsaturated aldehyde

Oct. 14 – Oct. 20

Mechanism of Au(III)-Mediated Alkoxycyclization of a 1,6-Enyne

Divergent gold-catalysed reactions of cyclopropenylmethyl sulfonamides with tethered heteroaromatics

Efficient Synthesis of α-Allylbutenolides from Allyl Ynoates via Tandem Ligand-Enabled Au(I) Catalysis and the Claisen Rearrangement

Gold‐Catalyzed Friedel–Crafts‐Like Reaction of Benzylic Alcohols to Afford 1,1‐Diarylalkanes

Ascorbic Acid as an Aryl Radical Inducer in the Gold‐Mediated Arylation of Indoles with Aryldiazonium Chlorides

Acyl Migration versus Epoxidation in Gold Catalysis: Facile, Switchable, and Atom‐Economic Synthesis of Acylindoles and Quinoline Derivatives

Gold(I)-catalyzed pathway-switchable tandem cycloisomerizations to indolizino[8,7-b]indole and indolo[2,3-a]quinolizine derivatives

Oct. 07 – Oct. 13

Gold-Catalyzed Aromatizations of 3-Ene-5-siloxy-1,6-diynes with Nitrosoarenes To Enable 1,4-N,O-Functionalizations: One-Pot Construction of 4-Hydroxy-3-aminobenzaldehyde Cores

Enantioselective aryl–aryl coupling facilitated by chiral binuclear gold complexes

Gold Vinylidenes as Useful Intermediates in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Sept. 30 – Oct. 06

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Intermolecular Rearrangement Reaction of Glycosyl Alkynoic β-Ketoesters for the Synthesis of 4-O-Glycosylated 2-Pyrones

Sept. 23 – Sept. 29

Trans Influence of Ligands on the Oxidation of Gold(I) Complexes

Ligand-Enabled Gold-Catalyzed C(sp2)–N Cross-Coupling Reactions of Aryl Iodides with Amines

Light‐Induced Mechanistic Divergence in Gold(I) Catalysis: Revisiting the Reactivity of Diazonium Salts

Sept. 16 – Sept. 22

Enantioselective Divergent Syntheses of (+)-Bulleyanaline and Related Isoquinoline Alkaloids from the Genus Corydalis

Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of an NHC Silyl Gold(I) Complex

Gold-Catalyzed Silyl-Migrative Cyclization of Homopropargylic Alcohols Enabled by Bifunctional Biphenyl-2-ylphosphine and DFT Studies

Gold(I)-Catalyzed and Ligand-Controlled Regioselective Cascade Cycloisomerizations of Bis(indolyl)-1,3-diynes and a Mechanistic Explanation

Thiolate Bridged Gold(I)–NHC Catalysts: New Approach for Catalyst Design and its Application to Trapping Catalytic Intermediates

Bifunctional Phosphine Ligand Enabled Gold‐Catalyzed Alkynamide Cycloisomerization: Access to Electron‐Rich 2‐Aminofurans and Their Diels–Alder Adducts

A gold(I)-catalysed three-component reaction via trapping oxonium ylides with allenamides

Sept. 09 – Sept. 15

Gold-Catalyzed Hydroalkoxylation/Povarov Reaction Cascade of Alkynols with N-Aryl Imines: Synthesis of Tetrahydroquinolines

Benzofurazan N-Oxides as Mild Reagents for the Generation of α-Imino Gold Carbenes: Synthesis of Functionalized 7-Nitroindoles

Dual gold catalysis – an update

Facilitating Gold Redox Catalysis with Electrochemistry: An Efficient Chemical‐Oxidant‐Free Approach

Sept. 02 – Sept. 08

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective Cyclopropanation of α-Aryl Diazoacetates with Enamides

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective Cyclopropanation of α-Aryl Diazoacetates with Enamides

Platinum and Gold Catalysis: à la Carte Hydroamination of Terminal Activated Allenes with Azoles

Photoinitiated Reactions of Haloperfluorocarbons with Gold(I) Organometallic Complexes: Perfluoroalkyl Gold(I) and Gold(III) Complexes

Diastereoselective bicyclization of enynols via gold catalysis

Aug. 26 – Sept. 01

Gold-Catalyzed C–H Functionalization with Aryl Germanes

Gold-Catalyzed Synthesis of 6-Hydroxyindoles from Alkynylcyclohexadienones and Substituted Amines

Gold(I)-Mediated Cycloisomerization/Cycloaddition Enables Bioinspired Syntheses of Neonectrolides B–E and Analogues

Gold-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of Pyridine-Bridged 1,8-Diynes: An Expedient Access to Luminescent Cycl[3.2.2]azines

Aug. 19 – Aug. 25

Mechanistic insights into the gold(I)-catalyzed annulation of propiolates with isoxazoles: a DFT study

Carboxylative Cyclization of Propargylic Amines with Carbon Dioxide­ Catalyzed by Poly(amidoamine)-Dendrimer-Encapsulated Gold Nanoparticles

Aug. 12 – Aug. 18

Gold-Catalyzed Hydroamination of Propargylic Alcohols: Controlling Divergent Catalytic Reaction Pathways To Access 1,3-Amino Alcohols, 3-Hydroxyketones, or 3-Aminoketones

NHC‐Coordinated Diphosphene‐Stabilized Gold(I) Hydride and Its Reversible Conversion to Gold(I) Formate with CO2

Gold‐Catalyzed One‐Pot Synthesis of 1,3‐Disubstituted Allenes from Benzaldehydes and Terminal Alkynes

Potent and Selective Cytotoxic and Anti‐inflammatory Gold(III) Compounds Containing Cyclometalated Phosphine Sulfide Ligands

Aug. 05 – Aug. 11

Photosensitized oxidative addition to gold(I) enables alkynylative cyclization of o-alkylnylphenols with iodoalkynes

Synthesis and Structure–Activity Relationship Study of Antimicrobial Auranofin against ESKAPE Pathogens

Chiral Cyclometalated Oxazoline Gold(III) Complex-Catalyzed Asymmetric Carboalkoxylation of Alkynes

Synthesis of Z-Enamides through Heterogeneous Gold-Catalyzed Stereoselective Hydrogenation of Ynamides

Synthesis of Chiral Bifunctional NHC Ligands and Survey of Their Utilities in Asymmetric Gold Catalysis

One-Pot Au[III]-/Lewis Acid Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of Nitroalkynes and [3 + 3]Cycloaddition with Donor–Acceptor Cyclopropanes

Jul. 29 – Aug. 04


Gold(I)-catalyzed stereoselective cyclization of 1,3-enyne aldehydes by a 1,3-acyloxy migration/Nazarov cyclization/aldol addition cascade

Synthesis of Bioactive N‐Acyclic Gold(I) and Gold(III) Diamino Carbenes with Different Ancillary Ligands

Balancing Bulkiness in Gold(I) Phosphino‐triazole Catalysis

Gold‐catalyzed Functionalization of Semicarbazides with Terminal Alkynes to Achieve Substituted Semicarbazones

Oxidant speciation and anionic ligand effects in the gold-catalyzed oxidative coupling of arenes and alkynes

Jul. 22 – Jul. 28


Oxyacylation of Iodoalkynes: Gold(I)-Catalyzed Expeditious Access to Benzofurans

Gold(I)‐Catalyzed Synthesis of Six‐Membered P,O‐Heterocycles via Hydration/Intramolecular Cyclization Cascade Reaction

Stereoselective synthesis of 2,5-disubstituted pyrrolidines via gold-catalysed anti-Markovnikov hydroamination-initiated tandem reactions

Jul. 15 – Jul. 21


Gold- or Indium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Bromoalkynes with Allylsilanes through a Concealed Rearrangement

Gold-Catalyzed Rearrangement of Propargyl Alcohols Using Coupling Constants To Determine Isomeric Ratios

Gold‐Catalyzed Regiospecific Annulation of Asymmetric 1,5‐Diyne for Precise Synthesis of Bispentalenes

Gold(I) Complexes Stabilized by Nine‐ and Ten‐Membered N‐Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands

Gold(I)-catalyzed Nicholas reaction with aromatic molecules utilizing a bifunctional propargyl dicobalt hexacarbonyl complex

Jul. 08 – Jul. 14


Gold(I)-Catalyzed Synthesis of Furopyrans: Insight into Hetero-Diels–Alder Reactions

Enantioselective Folding of Enynes by Gold(I) Catalysts with a Remote C2-Chiral Element

Gold and Palladium Mediated Bimetallic Catalysis: Mechanistic Investigation through the Isolation of the Organogold(I) Intermediates

Computational study on the 1,3-diyne synthesis from gold(I)-catalyzed alkynylation of terminal alkynes with alkynyl hypervalent iodine reagents under the aid of a silver complex and 1,10-phenanthroline

Gold-catalyzed cascade reactions of 4H-furo[3,2-b]indoles with propargyl esters: synthesis of 2-alkenylidene-3-oxoindolines

Jul. 01 – Jul. 07


Synthesis of dimeric steroid trioxabispiroacetals scaffolds by gold(I) catalyzed hydroalkoxylation‐hydration of diynediols

Benzosultam Synthesis by Gold(I)-Catalyzed Ammonium Formation/Nucleophilic Substitution

Gold-Catalyzed Oxidation of Thioalkynes To Form Phenylthio Ketene Derivatives via a Noncarbene Route

Jun. 24 – Jun. 30


Gold Sulfonium Benzylide Complexes Undergo Efficient Benzylidene Transfer to Alkenes

Cyclometalated Gold(III) Complexes Bearing DACH Ligands

Total Synthesis of Rhazinilam through Gold-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization–Sulfonyl Migration and Palladium-Catalyzed Suzuki–Miyaura Coupling of Pyrrolyl Sulfonates

Recent advances in catalytic asymmetric intermolecular oxidation of alkynes

Gold(III)-catalyzed chemoselective annulations of anthranils with N-allylynamides for the synthesis of 3-azabicyclo[3.1.0]hexan-2-imines

Jun. 17 – Jun. 23


Phosphine-Scavenging Cationic Gold(I) Complexes: Alternative Applications of Gold Cocatalysis in Fundamental Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings

Catalytic Au(I)/Au(III) arylation with the hemilabile MeDalphos ligand: unusual selectivity for electron-rich iodoarenes and efficient application to indoles

Gold redox catalysis for cyclization/arylation of allylic oximes: synthesis of isoxazoline derivatives

Gold(I)-promoted α-selective sialylation of glycosylorthohexynylbenzoates for the latent-active synthesis of oligosialic acids

Gold(I)-catalyzed cascade cyclization of O-tethered 1,7-enynes bearing a cyclopropane moiety: construction of multi-substituted furans

Jun. 10 – Jun. 16


A Comparative Study of Confining Ligands Derived from Methylated Cyclodextrins in Gold‐Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of 1,6‐Enynes

Facile construction of diverse polyheterocyclic scaffolds via gold-catalysed dearomative spirocyclization/1,6-addition cascade

Theoretical study on the mechanism and chemoselectivity in gold(I)-catalyzed cycloisomerization of β,β-disubstituted ortho-(alkynyl)styrenes

 π Complexes of P^P and P^N chelated gold(I)

Jun. 03 – Jun. 09


Gold(I)-Catalyzed Chloroalkynylation of 1,1-Disubstituted Alkenes via 1,3-Chlorine Shift: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study

Gold-Catalyzed Hydrophenoxylation of Propargylic Alcohols and Amines: Synthesis of Phenyl Enol Ethers

Modular Access to Diverse Bridged Indole Alkaloid Mimics via a Gold-Triggered Cascade Dearomative Spirocarbocyclization/[4 + 2] Cycloaddition Sequence

Construction of the Pyrrolo[2,3-d]carbazole Core of Spiroindoline Alkaloids by Gold-Catalyzed Cascade Cyclization of Ynamide

Synthesis of Thiomorpholin‐3‐ones by a Gold‐Catalysed Oxidative Cyclisation‐Rearrangement Cascade from Ynamides

May. 27 – Jun. 02


Gold‐Catalyzed Bicyclic Annulations of 2‐Alkynylbenzaldehydes with Vinyldiazo Carbonyls that Serve as Five‐atom Building Units

Construction of polycyclic bridged indene derivatives by a tandem 1,3-rearrangement/intramolecular Friedel–Crafts cyclization of propargyl acetates

Ligand and counteranion enabled regiodivergent C–H bond functionalization of naphthols with α-aryl-α-diazoesters

Direct access to benzo[b]fluorenes via a gold-catalysed A3-coupling strategy

Gold-Catalyzed Oxidative Arylations of 3-Butyn-1-ols and 2-Propyn-1-ols with Nitrones to Yield Distinct Fused Indoles Bearing a Heterocyclic Ring

May.20 – May.26


Gold-catalyzed chemoselective formal (3+2)-Annulation reaction between β-naphthols and methyl aryldiazoacetate

Gold‐catalyzed [4+2] Annulations of Dienes with Nitrosoarenes as 4 π Donors: Nitroso‐Povarov Reactions

Propargylsilanes as Reagents for Synergistic Gold(I)‐Catalyzed Propargylation of Carbonyl Compounds: Isolation and Characterization of σ‐Gold(I) Allenyl Intermediates

Synthesis of 2-Aminoindoles through Gold-Catalyzed C–H Annulations of Sulfilimines with N-Arylynamides

Reductive C–C Coupling by Desulfurizing Gold-Catalyzed Photoreactions

Gold-catalyzed heterocyclic syntheses through α-imino gold carbene complexes as intermediates

Gold-catalyzed dual annulation of azide-tethered alkynes with nitriles: expeditious synthesis of oxazolo[4,5-c]quinolines

The mechanism of the gold-catalyzed intramolecular [3 + 2]-cycloaddition of 1,6-diynes: a DFT study

Gold-catalyzed bicyclic annulations of 4-methoxy-1,2-dienyl-5-ynes with isoxazoles to form indolizine derivatives via an Au-π-allene intermediate

May.13 – May.19


Stereoselective Synthesis of (Z)-Allyl Alcohols through Coinage-Metal-Catalyzed Nucleophilic Addition of Benzo[d]isoxazoles with Unactivated Propargyl Alcohols

Divergent Synthesis of Oxa‐Cyclic Nitrones through Gold(I)‐Catalyzed 1,3‐Azaprotio Transfer of Propargylic α‐Ketocarboxylate Oximes: Experimental and DFT Studies

Gold‐Catalyzed C(sp2)−C(sp) Coupling by Alkynylation through Oxidative Addition of Bromoalkynes

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Oxidation of Acyl Acetylenes to Vicinal Tricarbonyls

A gold-catalyzed facile intramolecular rearrangement and cyclization sequence for synthesis of 2,5-dihydrofurans

Synthesis and reactivity of [Au(NHC)(Bpin)] complexes

May.06 – May.12


Gold‐Catalyzed Highly Chemo‐ and Regioselective C‐H Bond Functionalization of Phenols with Haloalkynes

κ3‐(N^C^C)Gold(III) Carboxylates: Evidence for Decarbonylation Processes

Synthesis of Indenes by Tandem Gold(I)-Catalyzed Claisen Rearrangement/Hydroarylation Reaction of Propargyl Vinyl Ethers

Unsaturated vicinal frustrated phosphane/borane Lewis pairs as ligands in gold(I) chemistryIonization of gold (γ-methoxy)vinyl complexes generates reactive gold vinyl carbene complexes

Gold(I) Complexes in Ionic Liquids: An Efficient Catalytic System for the C‐H Functionalization of Arenes and Heteroarenes under Mild Conditions

Apr.29 – May. 05


A Synthetic Route to Chiral Benzo-Fused N-Heterocycles via Sequential Intramolecular Hydroamination and Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Anilino-Alkynes

Regioselective Gold-Catalyzed Hydration of CF3- and SF5-alkynes

Gold(II) in redox-switchable gold(I) catalysis

Apr. 15- Apr. 21


Gold(III)/Sodium Diphenylphosphinobenzene-3-sulfonate (TPPMS) Catalyzed Dehydrative N-Benzylation of Electron-Deficient Anilines in Water

Phosphinine‐Based Ligands in Gold‐Catalyzed Reactions

Gold(I)‐Catalyzed Intramolecular C(sp3)−H Insertion by Decarbenation of Cycloheptatrienes

Gold Difluorocarbenoid Complexes: Spectroscopic and Chemical Profiling

Gold(I)‐Catalyzed Cascade Cyclization Reactions of Allenynes for the Synthesis of Fused Cyclopropanes and Acenaphthenes

Enantioselective Gold(I)-Catalyzed Heterocyclization–Intermolecular Exo [4 + 3]-Cycloaddition Reactions for the Synthesis of Chiral Oxa-Bridged Benzocycloheptanes

Gold–carbene assisted formation of tetraarylmethane derivatives: double X–H activation by gold

Au-catalyzed skeletal rearrangement of O-propargylic oximes viaN–O bond cleavage with the aid of a Brønsted base cocatalyst

Apr. 08- Apr. 14


Gold(III)-Catalyzed Formal [3 + 2] Annulations of N-Acyl Sulfilimines with Ynamides for the Synthesis of 4-Aminooxazoles

Homogeneous and Nanoparticle Gold-Catalyzed Hydrothiocyanation of Haloalkynes

Gold(I)-Catalyzed 1,3-Carbofunctionalizations of Anthranils with Vinyl Propargyl Esters To Yield 1,3-Dihydrobenzo[c]-isoxazoles

Gold-Catalyzed Cyclization/Intermolecular Methylene Transfer Sequence of O-Propargylic Oximes Derived from Glyoxylates

Apr. 01- Apr. 07


An Original L‐shape, Tunable N‐Heterocyclic Carbene Platform for Efficient Gold(I) Catalysis

Direct access to benzofuro[2,3-b]quinoline and 6H-chromeno[3,4-b]quinoline cores through gold-catalyzed annulation of anthranils with arenoxyethynes and aryl propargyl ethers

Mar.26 – Mar. 31


Regiodivergent Electrophilic Cyclizations of Alkynylcyclobutanes for the Synthesis of Cyclobutane-Fused O-Heterocycles

Gold-Catalyzed Cascade Reactions of 4H-Furo[3,2-b]indoles with Allenamides: Synthesis of Indolin-3-one Derivatives

Au-Catalyzed tandem intermolecular hydroalkoxylation/Claisen rearrangement between allylic alcohols and chloroalkynes

Cyclopropane–alkene metathesis by gold(I)-catalyzed decarbenation of persistent cyclopropanes

Gold-Catalyzed Cascade Reactions of 4H-Furo[3,2-b]indoles with Allenamides: Synthesis of Indolin-3-one Derivatives

Mar.18 – Mar.25


Rhodium/Gold Dual Catalysis in Carbene sp2 C–H Functionalization/Conia‐ene Cascade for the Stereoselective Synthesis of Diverse Spirocarbocycles

Rapid Access to Oxa‐Bridged Bicyclic Skeletons through Gold‐Catalyzed Tandem Rearrangement Reaction

2,4-Dinitrobenzenesulfonamide-Directed SN2-Type Displacement Reaction Enables Synthesis of β-d-Glycosaminosides

Gold(I) catalysed regio- and stereoselective intermolecular hydroamination of internal alkynes: towards functionalised azoles

Facile access to 1,3-diketones by gold(I)-catalyzed regioselective hydration of ynones

Mar.11 – Mar.17


Orthogonal One-Pot Synthesis of Oligosaccharides Based on Glycosyl ortho-Alkynylbenzoates

Gold‐catalyzed post‐Ugi cascade transformation for the synthesis of 2‐pyridones

Gold(I)‐Catalyzed Ring Expansion of Alkynylcyclopropyl Allyl Ethers to Construct Tetrasubstituted Methylenecyclobutanones: A Mechanistic Investigation about the Character of Catalytic Amount of Water

Gold(I)-catalyzed enantioselective synthesis of polycyclic indoline skeletons and enantiomerically enriched β-substituted tryptamine-allenes by kinetic resolution

Mar.04 – Mar.10


Gold-Catalyzed 1,2-Acyloxy Migration/Coupling Cascade of Propargyl Diazoacetates: Synthesis of Isomycin Derivatives

Dinuclear NHC Gold(I) Allenyl and Propargyl Complexes: An Experimental and Theoretical Study

Gold‐Catalyzed Cyclisation by 1,4‐Dioxidation

Gold(III)‐Catalyzed Intermolecular Oxidation‐Cyclization of Ynones: Access to 4‐Substituted Chroman‐3‐ones

Feb. 25 – Mar. 03


N-Pyridinyl Sulfilimines as a Source for α-Imino Gold Carbenes: Access to 2-Amino-Substituted N-Fused Imidazoles

C–H Acidity and Arene Nucleophilicity as Orthogonal Control of Chemoselectivity in Dual C–H Bond Activation

Controlling the Selectivity Patterns of Au-Catalyzed Cyclization–Migration Reactions

Feb. 18 – Feb. 24


Chiral Bifunctional Phosphine Ligand Enabling Gold-Catalyzed Asymmetric Isomerization of Alkyne to Allene and Asymmetric Synthesis of 2,5-Dihydrofuran

Gold/photoredox-cocatalyzed atom transfer thiosulfonylation of alkynes: Stereoselective synthesis of vinylsulfones

Feb. 11 – Feb. 17


Silver Effect in Regiodivergent Gold-Catalyzed Hydroaminations

1,1-Digoldallylium Complexes: Diaurated Allylic Carbocations Indicate New Prospects of the Coordination Chemistry of Carbon

Gold-Catalyzed Atom-Economic Synthesis of Sulfone-Containing Pyrrolo[2,1-a] Isoquinolines from Diynamides: Evidence for Consecutive Sulfonyl Migration

Gold‐Catalyzed Oxidation of Internal Alkynes into Benzils and its Application for One‐Pot Synthesis of Five‐, Six‐, and Seven‐Membered Azaheterocycles

Feb. 04 – Feb. 10


Bimetallic Catalytic Asymmetric Tandem Reaction of β‐Alkynyl Ketones to Synthesize 6,6‐Spiroketals

Enantioselective Synthesis of the Platensimycin Core by Silver(I)‐Promoted Cyclization of Δ6‐α‐Iodoketone

A silver(I)-catalyzed cascade bicyclization strategy for synthesis of 5H-benzo[d]tetrazolo[5,1-b][1,3]thiazines

Jan. 28 – Feb. 03


Selective Vinylogous Reactivity of Carbene Intermediate in Gold-Catalyzed Alkyne Carbocyclization: Synthesis of Indenols

Connective synthesis of 5,5-disubstituted hydantoins by tandem α-amination and α-arylation of silyl ketene acetals

Jan. 21 – Jan. 27


Gold(III)-Catalyzed Decarboxylative C3-Benzylation of Indole-3-carboxylic Acids with Benzylic Alcohols in Water

Mechanism of Photoredox-Initiated C–C and C–N Bond Formation by Arylation of IPrAu(I)–CF3 and IPrAu(I)–Succinimide

Cooperative Au/Ag Dual-Catalyzed Cross-Dehydrogenative Biaryl Coupling: Reaction Development and Mechanistic Insight

Direct Observation of Aryl Gold(I) Carbenes that Undergo Cyclopropanation, C−H Insertion, and Dimerization Reactions

Sulfilimines as Versatile Nitrene Transfer Reagents: Facile Access to Diverse Aza‐Heterocycles

Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Aromatic Azoxy Compounds by Silver‐Mediated Oxidative Coupling of Aromatic Amines with Nitrosoarenes

Gold‐catalyzed Rapid Construction of Nitrogen‐containing Heterocyclic Compound Library with Scaffold Diversity and Molecular Complexity

A nucleophilic gold complex

Jan. 14 – Jan. 20


Mechanism and chemoselectivity origins of bioconjugation of cysteine with Au(III)-aryl reagents

Complementary Reactivity of 1,6-Enynes with All-Metal Aromatic Trinuclear Complexes and Carboxylic Acids

Synthesis of 1-Amino-2H-quinolizin-2-one Scaffolds by Tandem Silver Catalysis

Silver-Catalyzed Nucleophilic Addition of β-Dicarbonyls to Isocyano Group: Facile Access to Indolin-3-ol Derivatives

Spectroscopic and Computational Evidence of Intramolecular AuI⋅⋅⋅H+−N Hydrogen Bonding

Dual Gold‐Catalyzed Cycloaromatization of Unconjugated (E)‐Enediynes

Silver‐Catalyzed Carbocyclization of Azide‐Tethered Alkynes: Expeditious Synthesis of Polysubstituted Quinolines

Jan. 07 – Jan. 13


Synergistic silver/scandium catalytic spiroketalization of β-alkynyl ketones for the atom economical synthesis of skeletally diverse spirocyclic isochromenes

Intermolecular oxidative radical fluoroalkylfluorosulfonylation of unactivated alkenes with (fluoroalkyl)trimethylsilane, silver fluoride, sulfur dioxide and N-fluorobenzenesulfonimide

Gold-Catalyzed Cyclization of Enediynes and Arenediynes to 6H-Benzo[c]chromen-6-one and Dibenzo[c,h]chromen-6-one Derivatives

Gold Vinylidenes as Useful Intermediates in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Difunctionalization of the Isocyano Group: Atom-Economic Synthesis of Pyrimidinediones

Gold-Catalyzed Cyclization/Intermolecular Methylene Transfer Sequence of O-Propargylic Oximes Derived from Glyoxylates

1,3-Chlorine Shift to a Vinyl Cation: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of the E-Selective Gold(I)-Catalyzed Dimerization of Chloroacetylenes

Formal Asymmetric Cycloaddition of Activated α,β-Unsaturated Ketones with α-Diazomethylphosphonate Mediated by a Chiral Silver SPINOL Phosphate Catalyst

Diastereoselective Synthesis of Polysubstituted Spirocyclopenta[c]furans by Gold-Catalyzed Cascade Reaction

Aza-Nazarov Cyclization Reactions via Anion Exchange Catalysis

Ruthenium Catalyzed Rearrangement of Ene-cyclopropenes. Divergent Reaction Pathways

Generation of Endocyclic Vinyl Carbene Complexes via Gold-Catalyzed Oxidative Cyclization of Terminal Diynes: Toward Naphthoquinones and Carbazolequinones

Recent advances in gold–NHC complexes with biological properties

Silver(I)-catalyzed addition of pyridine-N-oxides to alkynes: a practical approach for N-alkenoxypyridinium salts 

Dec. 31 – Jan. 06


Synthesis of Triazolo- and Oxadiazolopiperazines by Gold(I)-Catalyzed Domino Cyclization: Application to the Design of a Mitogen Activated Protein (MAP) Kinase Inhibitor

Gold-Catalyzed Oxidative Cyclization/Aldol Addition of Homopropargyl Alcohols with Isatins

Gold(III)-Catalyzed Glycosylation using Phenylpropiolate Glycosides: Phenylpropiolic Acid, An Easily Separable and Reusable Leaving Group

Dec. 24- Dec. 30

Generation of Endocyclic Vinyl Carbene Complexes via Gold-Catalyzed Oxidative Cyclization of Terminal Diynes: Toward Naphthoquinones and Carbazolequinones

Phenyl Ring Transfer Mechanism of Styrene Selective Oxidation to Phenyl Acetaldehyde on Gold Catalysts from Density Functional Theory (DFT) Studies

1,3-Chlorine Shift to a Vinyl Cation: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of the E-Selective Gold(I)-Catalyzed Dimerization of Chloroacetylenes

Phenyl Ring Transfer Mechanism of Styrene Selective Oxidation to Phenyl Acetaldehyde on Gold Catalysts from Density Functional Theory (DFT) Studies

Synthesis of Triazolo- and Oxadiazolopiperazines by Gold(I)-Catalyzed Domino Cyclization: Application to the Design of a Mitogen Activated Protein (MAP) Kinase Inhibitor

Dec. 17 – Dec. 23

Gold(III)-Catalyzed Glycosylation using Phenylpropiolate Glycosides: Phenylpropiolic Acid, An Easily Separable and Reusable Leaving Group

Mechanistic Elucidation of Gold(I)-Catalyzed Oxidation of a Propargylic Alcohol by a N-Oxide in the Presence of an Imine Using DFT Calculations

Gold(III)-Catalyzed Glycosylation using Phenylpropiolate Glycosides: Phenylpropiolic Acid, An Easily Separable and Reusable Leaving Group

Dec. 10 – Dec. 16

Bifunctional Biphenyl-2-ylphosphine Ligand Enables Tandem Gold-Catalyzed Propargylation of Aldehyde and Unexpected Cycloisomerization

Nov. 26 – Dec. 02

Selective [5 + 1] and [5 + 2] Cycloaddition of Ynamides or Propargyl Esters with Benzo[d]isoxazoles via Gold Catalysis

Regiodivergent Control in the Gold(I) Catalyzed Synthesis of 7‐Pyrazolylindoles from 1‐Propargyl‐1H‐benzotriazoles and Ynamides through α‐Imino Gold(I) Carbene Complexes

Gold‐Catalyzed Enantioselective Intramolecular Annulation of Ene‐Yne‐Carbonyls via Benzopyrylium‐Type Intermediates

Gold‐Catalyzed Cycloisomerization–Halogenation Sequence of 1,3‐Enyne Esters with NXS: Efficient Synthesis of 5‐Bromo/Iodo Cyclopentenones

Domino reaction of a gold catalyzed 5-endo-dig cyclization and a [3,3]-sigmatropic rearrangement towards polysubstituted pyrazoles

Nov. 19 – Nov. 25

Dual Gold‐Catalyzed Cycloaromatization of Unconjugated (E)‐Enediynes

Nov. 12 – Nov. 18

Gold‐Catalyzed Facile Synthesis and Crystal Structures of Benzene‐/Naphthalene‐Based Bispentalenes as Organic Semiconductors

A gold-catalyzed cycloisomerization/aerobic oxidation cascade strategy for 2-aryl indenones from 1,5-enynes

Synthesis of 2-substituted benzo[b]thiophenes via gold(I)–NHC-catalyzed cyclization of 2-alkynyl thioanisoles

Nov. 05 – Nov. 11

Single-Step Synthesis of Dinuclear Neutral Gold(I) Complexes with Bridging Di(N-heterocyclic carbene) Ligands and Their Catalytic Performance in Cross Coupling Reactions and Alkyne Hydroamination

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective Annulations between Allenes and Alkene-Tethered Oxime Ethers: A Straight Entry to Highly Substituted Piperidines and aza-Bridged Medium-Sized Carbocycles

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective Annulations between Allenes and Alkene-Tethered Oxime Ethers: A Straight Entry to Highly Substituted Piperidines and aza-Bridged Medium-Sized Carbocycles

Mechanistic Elucidation of Gold(I)-Catalyzed Oxidation of a Propargylic Alcohol by a N-Oxide in the Presence of an Imine Using DFT Calculations

Application of (4+3) cycloaddition strategies in the synthesis of natural products

New transmetalation reagents for the gold-catalyzed visible light-enabled C(sp or sp2)–C(sp2) cross-coupling with aryldiazonium salts in the absence of a photosensitizer

Oct. 29 – Nov. 04

Enantioselective and Regioselective Hydroetherification of Alkynes by Gold-Catalyzed Desymmetrization of Prochiral Phenols with P-Stereogenic Centers

Enantioselective Oxidative Cyclization/Mannich Addition Enabled by Gold(I)/Chiral Phosphoric Acid Cooperative Catalysis

Mechanistic and asymmetric investigations of the Au-catalysed cross-coupling between aryldiazonium salts and arylboronic acids using (P,N) gold complexes

Oct. 22 – Oct. 28

Chiral Brønsted Acid and Gold Catalyzed Enantioselective Synthesis of 1,8‐Dihydroindeno[2,1‐b]pyrroles

Oct. 15 – Oct. 21

Synthesis of Gold(III) Complexes with Bidentate Amino-Thiolate Ligands as Precursors of Novel Bifunctional Acyclic Diaminocarbenes

Gold Catalyzed Photoredox C1‐Alkynylation of N‐Alkyl‐1,2,3,4‐tetrahydroisoquinolines by 1‐Bromoalkynes with UVA LED Light

Benzimidazolium‐ and Benzimidazolilydene‐Capped Cyclodextrins: New Perspectives in Anion Encapsulation and Gold‐Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of 1,6‐Enynes

Intramolecular cycloaddition/rearrangement cascade from gold(III)-catalysed reactions of propargyl aryldiazoesters with cinnamyl imines

Coinage metal complexes of NHC-stabilized silyliumylidene ions

Oct. 08 – Oct. 14

Light‐Induced Gold‐Catalyzed Hiyama Arylation: A Coupling Access to Biarylboronates

Dual Gold‐Catalyzed Formal Tetradehydro‐Diels–Alder Reactions for the Synthesis of Carbazoles and Indolines

Gold(III)‐Catalyzed Site‐Selective and Divergent Synthesis of 2‐Aminopyrroles and Quinoline‐Based Polyazaheterocycles

Oct. 01 – Oct. 07

Ming-Phos/Gold(I)-Catalyzed Diastereo- and Enantioselective Synthesis of Indolyl-Substituted Cyclopenta[c]furans

Transition metal-free coupling of terminal alkynes and hypervalent iodine-based alkyne-transfer reagents to access unsymmetrical 1,3-diynes

Sept.24 – Sept. 30

Photoreduction of Thioether Gold(III) Complexes: Mechanistic Insight and Homogeneous Catalysis

A Gold Carbene Manifold to Prepare Fused γ‐Lactams by Oxidative Cyclisation of Ynamides

Sequential Gold‐Catalyzed Carbene Transfer/Ring Closure: Oxidative Cyclization of β‐(2‐Alkynylphenyl)‐α,β‐ynones to Indenofuranones

Sept.17 – Sept. 23

Gold-Catalyzed [5+2]- and [5+1]-Annulations between Ynamides and 1,2-Benzisoxazoles with Ligand-Controlled Chemoselectivity

Concurrent Biocatalytic Oxidation and C–C Bond Formation via Gold Catalysis: One-Pot Alkynylation of N-Alkyl Tetrahydroisoquinolines

Gold(I)-catalysed high-yielding synthesis of indenes by direct Csp3–H bond activation

Gold-catalyzed ring enlargement and cycloisomerization of alkynylamide tethered alkylidenecyclopropanes

Isocyanide insertion into Au–H bonds: first gold iminoformyl complexes

Sept. 10 – Sept. 16

A Reaction Mechanism for Gold-Catalyzed Hydroamination/Cyclization of o-Phenylendiamine and Propargylic Alcohols. A DFT Study

Total Synthesis of Repraesentin F and Configuration Reassignment by a Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cyclization Cascade

Gold(I)‐Catalyzed and Nucleophile‐Guided Ligand‐Directed Divergent Synthesis

Strategic Approach on N‐Oxides in Gold Catalysis – A Case Study

Direct synthesis of aryl-annulated [c]carbazoles by gold(I)-catalysed cascade reaction of azide-diynes and arenes

Catalytic enantioselective synthesis of cyclopropanes featuring vicinal all-carbon quaternary stereocenters with a CH2F group; study of the influence of C–F⋯H–N interactions on reactivity

Sept. 03 – Sept. 09

Double A3‐Coupling of Primary Amines Catalysed by Gold Complexes

Ex Situ Formation of Methanethiol: Application in the Gold(I)‐Promoted Anti‐Markovnikov Hydrothiolation of Olefins

Gold‐Catalyzed Double Cycloisomerization of 1‐Ene‐4,10‐diynyl Esters to Bicyclo[6.3.0]undeca‐2,4,9‐trienyl Esters

Gold-catalyzed annulations of N-aryl ynamides with benzisoxazoles to construct 6H-indolo[2,3-b]quinoline cores

Synthesis of a (N,C,C) Au(III) pincer complex via Csp3–H bond activation: increasing catalyst robustness by rational catalyst design

Aug. 20 -Aug. 26

Efficient Gold(I) Acyclic Diaminocarbenes for the Synthesis of Propargylamines and Indolizines

Asymmetric Synthesis of Dihydropyranones via Gold(I)‐Catalyzed Intermolecular [4+2] Annulation of Propiolates and Alkenes

New Phosphine Ligand Architectures Lead to Efficient Gold Catalysts for Cycloisomerization Reactions at Very Low Loading

Gold‐Catalyzed Formal Dehydro‐Diels–Alder Reactions of Ene‐Ynamide Derivatives Bearing Terminal Alkyne Chains: Scope and Mechanistic Studies

Aug. 13 – Aug. 19

Computational Exploration of Counterion Effects in Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of ortho-(Alkynyl)styrenes

Gold-Catalyzed Cascade Reaction of β-(2-Aminophenyl)-α,β-ynones with Ynamides: A Sequential Route to Polysubstituted 2-Aminoquinolines

Frontispiece: Gold(III) Complexes for Antitumor Applications: An Overview

Oxidant-free oxidative gold catalysis: the new paradigm in cross-coupling reactions

Au(I)-Catalyzed expeditious access to naphtho[2,3-c]furan-1(3-H)-ones from readily available propargylic ynoates

Syntheses of 12H-benzo[a]xanthen-12-ones and benzo[a]acridin-12(7H)-ones through Au(I)-catalyzed Michael addition/6-endo-trig cyclization/aromatization cascade annulation

Aug. 06 – Aug. 12

Kinetics and Mechanism of the Gold-Catalyzed Intermolecular Hydroalkoxylation of Allenes with Alcohols

Gold‐Catalyzed Dimerization of Diarylalkynes: Direct Access to Azulenes

Jul. 27 – Aug. 05

Diastereospecific Gold(I)‐Catalyzed Cyclization Cascade for the Controlled Preparation of N‐ and N,O‐Heterocycles

Catalysis-Based Total Syntheses of Pateamine A and DMDA-Pat A

Jul. 20 – Jul. 26


Gold(I)─Catalyzed Intramolecular Diels─Alder Reaction : Evolution of Trappable Intermediates via Asynchronous Transition States

Pentannulation Reaction by Tandem Gold(I)-Catalyzed Propargyl Claisen Rearrangement/Nazarov Cyclization of Enynyl Vinyl Ethers

Gold‐Catalyzed Transformations of Propargyl Alcohols and Propargyl Amines

Tuning the Lewis Acidity of Difluorido Gold(III) Complexes: Synthesis of [AuClF2(SIMes)] and [AuF2(OTeF5)(SIMes)]

From Straightforward Gold(I)-Catalyzed Enyne Cyclizations to more Demanding Intermolecular Reactions of Alkynes with Alkenes

Efficient Synthesis of Indole Derivatives Containing the Tetrazole Moeity Utilizing an Ugi-Azide Post-Transformation Strategy

Atom Transfer Radical Addition to Alkynes and Enynes: A Versatile Gold/Photoredox Approach to Thio-Functionalized Vinylsulfones

Catalyst-dependent selectivity in sulfonium ylide cycloisomerization reactions

Jul. 13 – Jul. 19


Gold(III)-Catalyzed Regioselective Oxidation/Cycloisomerization of Diynes: An Approach to Fused Furan Derivatives

(P,C) Cyclometalated Gold(III) Complexes: Highly Active Catalysts for the Hydroarylation of Alkynes

Gold(I)‐Catalyzed Tandem Cycloisomerization and Fluorination of 1,3(4)‐Enyne Esters with NFSI: One‐Pot Assembly of 5‐Fluoro‐Cyclopentenones

Jul. 06 – Jul. 12


Computational Study on Gold-Catalyzed Cascade Reactions of 1,4-Diynes and Pyrroles: Mechanism, Regioselectivity, Role of Catalyst, and Effects of Substituent and Solvent

Gold(I)‐Catalyzed Tandem Cycloisomerization of 1,5‐Enyne Ethers by Hydride Transfer

Gold-catalyzed cascade cyclization of N-propargyl ynamides: rapid access to functionalized indeno[1,2-c]pyrroles

Gold-catalyzed glycosylation in the synthesis of complex carbohydrate-containing natural products

Transformations of Isonitriles with Bromoalkanes Using Photoredox Gold Catalysis

Atom Efficient Synthesis of Selectively Difluorinated Carbocycles through a Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cyclization

Jun. 29 – Jul. 05


Cyclopropanation by Gold- or Zinc-Catalyzed Retro-Buchner Reaction at Room Temperature

Variations on the Theme of JohnPhos Gold(I) Catalysts: Arsine and Carbene Complexes with Similar Architectures

Gold-Catalyzed Oxidative Coupling of Terminal Alkynes and Borane Adducts: Efficient Synthesis of α-Boryl Ketones

Bispentiptycenyl‐N‐Heterocyclic Carbene (NHC) Gold Complexes: Highly Active Catalysts for the Room Temperature Hydration of Alkynes

Gold‐Catalyzed Formal C‐C Bond Insertion Reaction of 2‐Aryl‐2‐diazoesters with 1,3‐Diketones

Divergent Reactivity of Indole-Tethered Ynones with Silver(I) and Gold(I) Catalysts: A Combined Synthetic and Computational Study

Gold-Catalyzed Post-Ugi Ipso-Cyclization with Switchable Diastereoselectivity

Variations on the Theme of JohnPhos Gold(I) Catalysts: Arsine and Carbene Complexes with Similar Architectures

Jun. 22 – Jun. 28


Gold(I)-Catalyzed Oxidative Cascade Cyclization of 1,4-Diyn-3-ones for the Construction of Tropone-Fused Furan Scaffolds

Gold(I)‐Catalyzed Dimerization of 3‐Diazooxindoles Towards Isoindigos

Synthesis and characterisation of fluorescent aminophosphines and their coordination to gold(I)

Jun. 15 – Jun. 21


Gold-Catalyzed [4 + 1]-Annulation Reactions between 1,4-Diyn-3-ols and Isoxazoles To Construct a Pyrrole Core

Harnessing Nucleophilicity of Allenol Ester with p-Quinone Methides via Gold Catalysis: Application to the Synthesis of Diarylmethine-Substituted Enones

Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Activity of NHC Gold(I) Polyoxometalate Complexes

N‐Heterocycle‐Fused Pentalenes by a Gold‐Catalyzed Annulation of Diethynyl‐Quinoxalines and ‐Phenazines

Jun. 08 – Jun. 14


Markovnikov at Gold: Nucleophilic Addition to Alkenes at Au(III)


Cationic Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cascade Bicyclizations for Divergent Synthesis of (Spiro)polyheterocycles


Mechanochemical Rhodium(III)‐ and Gold(I)‐Catalyzed C−H Bond Alkynylations of Indoles under Solventless Conditions in Mixer Mills

Jun. 01 – Jun. 07


Gold-Catalyzed Post-Ugi Ipso-Cyclization with Switchable Diastereoselectivity

Transformations of Isonitriles with Bromoalkanes Using PhotoredoxGold Catalysis

Gold-Catalyzed Hydrofluorination of Electron-Deficient Alkynes: Stereoselective Synthesis of β-Fluoro Michael Acceptors

Gold‐Catalyzed C−H Imidation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Gold(I)/Chiral Rh(III) Lewis Acid Relay Catalysis Enables Asymmetric Synthesis of Spiroketals and Spiroaminals

May. 25 – May. 31


Mechanism of Photocatalytic Cyclization of Bromoalkenes with a Dimeric GoldComplex

Exploring GoldCatalysis in a 1,6-Conjugate Addition/Domino Electrophilic Cyclization Cascade: Synthesis of Cycloheptaindoles

Thermally Stable Gold(III) Alkene and Alkyne Complexes: Synthesis, Structures, and Assessment of the trans‐Influence on Gold–Ligand Bond Enthalpies

Gold(I) Complexes Containing Phosphanyl‐ and Arsanylborane Ligands

Asymmetric Synthesis of Fused Bicyclic N,O‐ and O,O‐Acetals via Cascade Reaction by Gold(I)/N,N′‐Dioxide‐Nickel(II) Bimetallic Relay Catalysis

May. 18 – May. 24


Gold-catalyzed [5+2] cycloaddition of quinolinium zwitterions and allenamides as an efficient route to fused 1,4-diazepines

An asymmetric Mannich reaction of α-diazocarbonyl compounds and N-sulfonyl cyclic ketimines catalyzed by complexes generated from chiral and achiral phosphines with gold(I)

Gold- and silver-catalyzed intramolecular annulation and rearrangement of aniline-linked 1,6-enynes containing methylenecyclopropanes

May. 11 – May. 17


Diversity-Oriented Synthesis of Natural Products via Gold-Catalyzed Cascade Reactions

Synthesis of 2-Acylindoles via Ag- and Cu-Catalyzed anti-Michael Hydroamination of β-(2-Aminophenyl)-α,β-ynones: Experimental Results and DFT Calculations

May. 04 – May. 10


1,2-Gold Carbene Transfer Empowers Regioselective Synthesis of Polysubstituted Furans

Modular Total Syntheses of Hyperforin, Papuaforins A, B, and C via Gold(I)-Catalyzed Carbocyclization

Anionic Trinuclear Iridium(I) Oxo Complex: Synthesis and Reactivity as a Metal-Centered σ-Donor Ligand to Gold(I) and Silver(I)

Apr. 27 – May. 03


Bifunctional Ligand Enables Efficient Gold-Catalyzed Hydroalkenylation of Propargylic Alcohol

Gold-catalyzed C5-alkylation of indolines and sequential oxidative aromatization: access to C5-functionalized indoles

Apr. 20 – Apr. 26


Gold-catalyzed stereoselective cycloisomerization of allenoic acids for two types of common natural γ-butyrolactones

Gold-catalyzed (4 + 2)-annulations between α-alkyl alkenylgold carbenes and benzisoxazoles with reactive alkyl groups

Apr. 13 – Apr. 19


Gold-catalyzed Bicyclization of Diaryl Alkynes: Synthesis of Polycyclic Fused Indole and Spirooxindole Derivatives

Highly Efficient and Stereoselective Thioallylation of Alkynes: Possible Gold Redox Catalysis with No Need for a Strong Oxidant

A Computational Mechanistic Investigation into Reduction of Gold(III) Complexes by Amino Acid Glycine: A New Variant for Amine Oxidation

Regioselective synthesis of indene from 3-aryl propargylic gem-dipivalates catalyzed by N-heterocyclic carbene Gold(I) complexes

Gold-Catalyzed Functionalization Reactions of Indole

Apr. 06 – Apr. 12


Gold-Catalyzed Oxidative Cyclization of Tryptamine Derived Enynamides: A Stereoselective Approach to Tetracyclic Spiroindolines

Sequential Au/Cu Catalysis: A Two Catalyst One-Pot Protocol for the Enantioselective Synthesis of Oxazole α-Hydroxy Esters via Intramolecular Cyclization/Intermolecular Alder-Ene Reaction

Mar. 30 – Apr. 05


Au-Catalyzed Intermolecular [2+2] Cycloadditions between Chloroalkynes and Unactivated Alkenes

Exploring Gold Catalysis in 1,6-Conjugate Addition/Domino Electrophilic Cyclization Cascade: Synthesis of Cyclohepta[b]indoless

Gold-Catalyzed Regiospecific C-H Annulation of o-Ethynylbiaryls with Anthranils: π-Extension by Ring-Expansion En Route to N-Doped PAHs

Gold(I)- and rhodium(III)-catalyzed formal regiodivergent C-H alkynylation of 1-arylpyrazolones/a>

Mar. 23 – Mar. 29


Organometallic Gold(III) Reagents for Cysteine Arylation

Tetra-Au(I) Complexes Bearing a Pyrene Tetraalkynyl Connector Behave as Fluorescence Torches

Mechanism of Photocatalytic Cyclization of Bromoalkenes with a Dimeric Gold Complex

A Facile Synthesis of Blue Luminescent [7]Helicenocarbazoles Based on Gold-Catalyzed Rearrangement-Iodonium Migration and Suzuki-Miyaura Benzannulation Reactions

An Industrial Perspective on Counter Anions in Gold Catalysis: Underestimated with Respect to “Ligand Effects”

Direct Aryl‐Aryl Coupling without Pre‐Functionalization Enabled by Excessive Oxidation of Two‐Electron Ag(I)/Ag(III) Catalyst

Mar. 16 – Mar. 22


Oxidative Addition, Transmetalation, and Reductive Elimination at a 2,2′-Bipyridyl-Ligated Gold Center

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Formal Intramolecular Dehydro-Diels-Alder Reaction of Ynamide-ynes: Synthesis of Functionalized Benzo[b]carbazoles

Gold(III)-Catalyzed Selective Cyclization of Alkynyl Quinazolinone-Tethered Pyrroles: Synthesis of Fused Quinazolinone Scaffolds

A Dinuclear Au(I) Complex with a Pyrene-di-N-heterocyclic Carbene Linker: Supramolecular and Catalytic Studies

Cyclometalated gold(III) complexes: noticeable differences between (N,C) and (P,C) ligands in migratory insertion

Gold(I)-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions of aryldiazonium salts with organostannanes

Gold(I)-catalyzed diastereoselective synthesis of 1-α-oxybenzyl-1H-indenes

Mar. 09 – Mar. 15


Broadening the Scope of the Gold-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloaddition Reaction: Synthesis of Vinylcyclobutenes and Further Transformations

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Hydroarylation of 1,3-Disubstituted Allenes with Efficient Axial-to-Point Chirality Transfer

Gold-Catalyzed Intramolecular Dearomatization of Phenols with Allenoates for the Synthesis of Spirocyclohexadienones

Mar. 02 – Mar. 08


Synthesis, Characterization, and Reactivity of Cationic Gold Diarylallenylidene Complexes

Feb. 23 – Mar. 01


Gold-Catalyzed Formal [4 + 2] Cycloaddition of 5-(Ethynylamino)pent-2-yn-1-yl Esters to 1,2,3,5-Tetrahydrobenzo[g]quinolines

C-H Alkynylation of N-Methylisoquinolone by Rhodium or Gold Catalysis: Theoretical Studies on the Mechanism, Regioselectivity, and Role of TIPS-EBX

Heterobimetallic Catalysis: Platinum-Gold-Catalyzed Tandem Cyclization/C-X Coupling Reaction of (Hetero)Arylallenes with Nucleophiles

The Gold(I)-Mediated Domino Reaction to Fused Diphenyl Phosphoniumfluorenes: Mechanistic Consequences for Gold-Catalyzed Hydroarylations and Application in Solar Cells

Gold-catalyzed Cycloisomerization of 2-Aryl-2-(arylamino)-3-butyn-1-ols toward 2-(2′-Aminoaryl)-2,5-dihydrofurans

Synthesis of novel [3,2-b] furan-fused pentacyclic triterpenoids via gold – Catalyzed intramolecular heterocyclization of 2-alkynyl-3-oxotriterpene acids

Feb. 16 – Feb. 22


Recent Advances in the Cycloisomerizations of Methylenecyclopropanes using Gold Catalysis

Gold-catalyzed [4+3]- and [4+2]-annulations of 3-en-1-ynamides with isoxazoles via novel 6π-electrocyclizations of 3-azahepta trienyl cations

Feb. 09 – Feb. 15


Theoretical Insight into the Mechansim and Origin of Ligand-Controlled Regioselectivity in Homogenous Gold-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroarylation of Alkynes

Synthesis of Potential Anticancer 1-(1H-Indol-3-yl)isoquinolines by Silver Nitrate Mediated Tandem Reactions of 2-Alkynylbenzaldehyde Azines and Indoles

Feb.02 – Feb. 08


Gold-Catalyzed Selective 6-exo-dig and 7-endo-dig Cyclizations of Alkyne-Tethered Indoles To Prepare Rutaecarpine Derivatives

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Formation of Naphthalene/Acenaphthene Heterocyclic Acetals

High-Pressure Au-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of Internal 1,6- and 1,7-Enynes

Synthesis of a Novel Type of 2,3′‐BIMs via Platinum‐Catalysed Reaction of Indolylallenes with Indoles

Jan. 26 – Feb. 01


A Convergent Approach to Diverse Spiroethers through Stereoselective Trapping of Rhodium Carbenoids with Gold-Activated Alkynols

Catalytic Dearomative Spirocyclization via Gold Carbene Species Derived from Ynamides: Efficient Synthesis of 2-Azaspiro[4.5]decan-3-ones

Gold-catalyzed N,O-functionalization of 1,4-diyn-3-ols with N-hydroxyanilines to form highly functionalized pyrrole derivatives

Selectivity-switchable construction of benzo-fused polycyclic compounds through a gold-catalyzed reaction of enyne-lactone

Divergent access to N-hydroxypyrroles and isoxazoles via the gold(I)- or Bronsted acid-catalysed regioselective cyclization of N-(2-trifluoromethyl-3-alkynyl) oximes

Research on Au(I)-catalyzed ene-yne cycloisomerization for construction of quassinoid scaffold

Jan. 19 – Jan. 25


Synthesis of Furo[2,3-b]pyran-2-ones through Ag(I)- or Ag(I)-Au(I)-Catalyzed Cascade Annulation of Alkynols and α-Ketoesters

Intermolecular Desymmetrizing Gold-Catalyzed Yne-Yne Reaction of Push-Pull Diarylalkynes

Substituent effect on the reaction pathway of Au(I)-catalyzed ene-yne cycloisomerization

Jan. 13 – Jan. 19


A Gold(III) Pincer Ligand Scaffold for the Synthesis of Binuclear and Bioconjugated Complexes: Synthesis and Anticancer Potential

Evaluating Gold and Selenium Chemistry for Selective Transformations of Lignin Model Compounds

Jan. 06 – Jan. 12


Ligand-Effect in Gold(I)-Catalyzed Rautenstrauch Rearrangement: Regio- and Stereoselective Synthesis of Bicyclo[3.2.1]octa-3,6-dienes through Cyclodimerization of 1-Ethynyl-2-propenyl Esters

Gold-Catalyzed Dearomative Spirocyclization of N-Aryl Alkynamides for the Synthesis of Spirolactams

Cobaltocenylidene: A Mesoionic Metalloceno Carbene, Stabilized in a Gold(III) Complex

Synthesis of indolizine derivatives containing eight-membered rings via a gold-catalyzed two-fold hydroarylation of diynes

Total Synthesis of the Caged Indole Alkaloid Arboridinine Enabled by aza-Prins and Metal-Mediated Cyclizations

Stereoselective Dynamic Cyclization of Allylic Azides: Synthesis of Tetralins, Chromanes, and Tetrahydroquinolines

Dec.30 – Jan. 05



Gold(I)-Catalyzed Intramolecular SEAr Reaction: Efficient Synthesis of Isoxazole-Containing Fused Heterocycles

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Glycosylation with Glycosyl o-Alkynylbenzoates as Donors

Hydrogen-Bonding-Assisted Brønsted Acid and Gold Catalysis: Access to Both (E)- and (Z)-1,2-Haloalkenes via Hydrochlorination of Haloalkynes

How Does the Catalyst Affect the Reaction Pathway? DFT Analysis of the Mechanism and Selectivity in the 1,6-Diyne Ester Cycloisomerization

Dec. 22 – Dec. 31


Medicinal Applications of Gold(I/III)-Based Complexes Bearing N-Heterocyclic Carbene and Phosphine Ligands

Di(N-heterocyclic carbene) gold(III) imidate complexes obtained by oxidative addition of N-halosuccinimides

Gold(II) Trihalide Complexes from Organogold(III) Precursors

Synthesis of benzannulated spiroketals with gold-catalyzed cycloisomerization/spiroketalization cascade

Dec. 15 – Dec. 21


Diastereoselective Synthesis of C-Vinyl Glycosides via Gold(I)-Catalyzed Tandem 1,3-Acyloxy Migration/Ferrier Rearrangement

Hydrogen-Bonding-Assisted Bronsted Acid and Gold Catalysis: Access to Both (E)- and (Z)-1,2-Haloalkenes via Hydrochlorination of Haloalkynes

Gold-Catalyzed Controllable C2-Functionalization of Benzofurans with Aryl Diazoesters

Dissecting the Gold(I)-Catalyzed Carboaminations of N-Allyl Tetrahydro-β-carbolines to Allenes

Gold(I)-Catalyzed 1,3-O-Transposition of Ynones: Mechanism and Catalytic Acceleration with Electron-Rich Aldehydes

Gold promoted arylative cyclization of alkynoic acids with arenediazonium salts

Dec. 08 – Dec. 14


Gold catalyzed Heck-coupling of arenediazonium o-benzenedisulfonimides

Gold-Catalyzed Divergent Ring-Closing Modes of Indole-Tethered Amino Allenynes

Isolation of a Reactive Tricoordinate α-Oxo Gold Carbene Complex

Merging Gold Catalysis and Bronsted Acid Catalysis for the Synthesis of Tetrahydrobenzo[b][1,8]naphthyridines

Dec. 01 – Dec. 07


Spectroscopic Evidence for Ligand Substitution Reactions at the Solid-Liquid Interface of a Sub-micrometer Gold(I) Carbene Complex

Well-Defined Chiral Gold(III) Complexes: New Opportunities in Asymmetric Catalysis

Nov. 18 – Nov. 30


Gold-catalyzed preparation of annelated 2-azetidinones via divergent heterocyclization of enyne-tethered oxazolidines

Nov. 11 – Nov. 17


Synthesis of Cyclobutene-Fused Eight-Membered Carbocycles through Gold-Catalyzed Intramolecular Enyne [2+2] Cycloaddition

Cyclopropanation of Benzene Rings by Oxidatively Generated α-Oxo Gold Carbene: One-Pot Access to Tetrahydropyranone-Fused Cycloheptatrienes from Propargyl Benzyl Ethers

Direct Evidence for the Origin of Bis-Gold Intermediates: Probing Gold Catalysis with Mass Spectrometry

A Gold-Catalyzed Domino Cyclization Enabling Rapid Construction of Diverse Polyheterocyclic Frameworks

Nov. 04 – Nov. 10


Rapid Iododeboronation with and without Gold Catalysis: Application to Radiolabelling of Arenes

Oct 28- Nov 03


Congrong Liu

Ru/Cu Photoredox or Cu/Ag Catalyzed C4–H Sulfonylation of 1-Naphthylamides at Room Temperature

Trifluoromethylfluorosulfonylation of Unactivated Alkenes Using Readily Available Ag(O2CCF2SO2F) and N-fluorobenzenesulfonimide

Oct 21- Oct 27



Fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) for the verification of dual gold catalysis

Radical Enamination of Vinyl Azides: Direct Synthesis of N‑Unprotected Enamines

Oct 14- Oct 20



C(sp3)−H Bond Activation by Vinylidene Gold(I) Complexes: A Concerted Asynchronous or Stepwise Process?
Gold-Catalyzed Synthesis of 1-(Furan-3-yl)-1,2-diones
The Use of Resorcinarene Cavitands in Metal-Based Catalysis

On-Water Silver(I)-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of Acetylenic Free Amines/Amides towards 7-Azaindole/Indole/Isoquinolone Derivatives

Synthesis of Cyclic and Heterocyclic Compounds via Gold-Catalyzed Reactions

Oct 07- Oct 13



Tetrazol-5-ylidene Gold(III) Complexes from Sequential [2 + 3] Cycloaddition of Azide to Metal-Bound Isocyanides and N4 Alkylation

Gold Catalysis for Heterocyclic Chemistry: A Representative Case Study on Pyrone Natural Products

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Synthesis of Indenes and Cyclopentadienes: Access to (±)-Laurokamurene B and the Skeletons of the Cycloaurenones and Dysiherbols

Lactols in Asymmetric Sequential Organo- and Gold-Catalysis: Synthesis of Densely Functionalized Epimeric Bicyclic O,O-Acetals

Where does Au coordinate to N-(2-pyridiyl)benzotriazole: gold-catalyzed chemoselective dehydrogenation and borrowing hydrogen reactions

The Coordination and Supramolecular Chemistry of Gold Metalloligands

Oct 02- Oct 06



Stepwise Reversible Oxidation of N-Peralkyl-Substituted NHC–CAAC Derived Triazaalkenes: Isolation of Radical Cations and Dications

Silver Makes Better Electrical Contacts to Thiol-Terminated Silanes than Gold

Highly Luminescent Pincer Gold(III) Aryl Emitters: Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence and Solution-Processed OLEDs

Gold-catalyzed Fluorination of Alkynyl Esters and Ketones: Efficient Access to Fluorinated 1,3-Dicarbonyl Compounds

Silver-mediated oxidative C–H difluoromethylation of phenanthridines and 1,10-phenanthrolines

Highly Strained Organogold Complexes and Their Gold- or Rhodium-Catalyzed Isomerizations

Sep 25- Oct 01



Gold(I)-Catalyzed Direct Stereoselective Synthesis of Deoxyglycosides from Glycals

Silver-mediated oxidative C–H difluoromethylation of phenanthridines and 1,10-phenanthrolines

(CF3)3Au as a Highly Acidic Organogold(III) Fragment

Exploration of a Au(I)-mediated three-component reaction for the synthesis of DNA-tagged highly substituted spiroheterocycles

Synthesis of Spiroindolenines via Regioselective Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cyclizations of N-Propargyl Tryptamines

Gold(I) catalyzed cascade cyclization: intramolecular two-fold nucleophilic addition to vinylidenecyclopropanes (VDCPs)

Gold-catalyzed synthesis of β-trifluoromethylated α,β-unsaturated ketones from CF3-substituted propargylic carboxylates and their reactivity in Diels-Alder reactions

A Structure-Based Activity Study of Highly Active Unsymmetrically Substituted NHC Gold(I) Catalysts

Sep 18- Sep 24


Hongyi Chen

Alkynyl Thioethers in Gold-Catalyzed Annulations to form Oxazoles

Photosensitizer-free visible light-mediated gold-catalysed cis-difunctionalization of silyl-substituted alkynes

Exploring hydroamination-cycloaddition-fragmentation sequences to access polycyclicguanidines and vinyl-2-aminoimidazoles

Silver-catalyzed chemoselective annulation of propargyl amines with alkynes for access to pyridines and pyrroles

Sep 11- Sep 17



Tandem [3 + 2] Cycloaddition/1,4-Addition Reaction of Azomethine Ylides and Aza-o-quinone Methides for Asymmetric Synthesis of Imidazolidines

Chemoselective Double Annulation of Two Different Isocyanides: Rapid Access to Trifluoromethylated Indole-Fused Heterocycles

Gold-Catalyzed Synthesis of 1-(Indol-3-yl)carbazoles: Selective 1,2-Alkyl vs 1,2-Vinyl Migration

Chloride-Tolerant Gold(I)-Catalyzed Regioselective Hydrochlorination of Alkynes

The First Gold(III) Formate: Evidence for β-Hydride Elimination

Silver-Catalyzed Double Hydrocarbonation of 2-Trifluoromethyl-1,3-Conjugated Enynes with 1,3-Dicarbonyl Compounds: Synthesis of Ring-Trifluoromethylated Cyclopentene

Gold(I)-catalyzed synthesis of 2-substituted indoles from 2-alkynylnitroarenes with diboron as reductant

AgOTf-catalyzed sequential synthesis of 4-isoquinolones via oxidative ring opening of aziridines and aza-Michael addition

Sep 04- Sep 10


Zaigang Luo

Short Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (−)-Rhazinilam Using a Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cyclization

Divergent Regio- and Stereoselective Gold-catalyzedSynthesis ofa-Fluorosulfones and b-Fluorovinylsulfones from Alkynylsulfones

Ag(I)-Catalyzed cycloisomerization reactions: synthesis of substituted phenanthrenes and naphthothiophenes

Aug 28- Sep 03


Yubin Bai

Gold(I)/Gold(III)-Catalyzed Selective Synthesis of N Sulfonyl Enaminone Isomers from Sulfonamides and Ynones via Two Distinct Reaction Pathways

Asymmetric Synthesis of Glutamic Acid Derivatives by SilverCatalyzed Conjugate Addition−Elimination Reactions

Nucleophile dependent formation of 6- and 7-membered N-heterocycles by platinumcatalysed cyclisation of 1,5-bisallenes

Ag(I)-Catalyzed one-pot synthesis of 4-fluorobenzo[b][1,6] naphthyridines and 4-fluoroisoquinolines via iminofluorination of alkynes with Selectfluor

Gold Catalysis for Heterocyclic Chemistry: A Representative Case Study on Pyrone Natural Products

Aug 14- Aug 20


Xingguang Li

A Chlorinating Reagent Yields Vinyl Chlorides with High Regioselectivity under Heterogeneous Gold Catalysis

Gold-catalyzed para-selective C–H bond alkylation of benzene derivatives with donor/acceptor-substituted diazo compounds

Aug 01- Aug 06



Well-Defined Chiral Gold(III) Complex Catalyzed Direct Enantioconvergent Kinetic Resolution of 1,5-Enynes

Catalytic Regio- and Enantioselective [4+2] Annulation Reactions of

Non-activated Allenes by a Chiral Cationic Indium Complex

Asymmetric syntheses of 8-oxabicyclo[3,2,1]octane and 11-oxatricyclo[]undecane from glycals

Jul 24-Jul 30



Cyclobutene vs 1,3-Diene Formation in the Gold-Catalyzed Reaction of Alkynes with Alkenes: The Complete Mechanistic Picture

Silver-Catalyzed Cascade 1,6-Addition/Cyclization of para-Quinone Methides with Propargyl Malonates: An Approach to Spiro[4.5]deca-6,9-dien-8-ones

Complex Annulations through Silver Carbenoid Intermediate: An Alternative Entry to Transformations of 1,2,3-Triazoles

Silver-Catalyzed Tandem C≡C Bond Hydroazidation/Radical Addition/Cyclization of Biphenyl Acetylene: One-Pot Synthesis of 6-Methyl Sulfonylated Phenanthridines

Jul 17-Jul 23



Chemoselective Asymmetric Intramolecular Dearomatization of Phenols with α-Diazoacetamides Catalyzed by Silver Phosphate

Inner-Sphere versus Outer-Sphere Coordination of BF4 in a NHC-Gold(I) Complex

Silver-Catalyzed Oxidative C(sp3)−P Bond Formation through C−C and P−H Bond Cleavage

Investigations on Gold-Catalyzed Thioalkyne Activation Toward Facile Synthesis of Ketene Dithioacetals

Photopromoted Entry to Benzothiophenes, Benzoselenophenes, 3H-Indoles, Isocoumarins, Benzosultams, and (Thio)flavones by Gold-Catalyzed Arylative Heterocyclization of Alkynes

Jul 03-Jul 09



Silver-Catalyzed Intramolecular C(5)–H Acyloxylation of 1,4-Di-substituted 1,2,3-Triazoles

Regioselective Domino Synthesis of 2-Alkylflavans via Hidden Brønsted Acid Catalysis

Jun 26 -Jul 02



Dual gold/photoredox-catalyzed bis-arylative cyclization of chiral homopropargyl sulfonamides with diazonium salts: rapid access to enantioenriched 2,3-dihydropyrroles

Silver-mediated radical 5-exo-dig cyclization of 2-alkynylbenzonitriles: synthesis of phosphinylated 1-indenones

Jun 19 -Jun 25


Xu Ma

Platinum(II) Dihalide Complexes with 9-Arsafluorenes: Effects of Ligand Modification on the Phosphorescent Properties

Synthesis and cytotoxicity studies of novel NHC–Gold(I) pseudohalides and thiolates

Synthesis, characterization and anti-proliferative activity of propylene linked bis-benzimidazolium salts and their respective dinuclear Silver(I)-N-heterocyclic carbene complexes

Access to silver-NHC complexes from soluble silver species in aqueous or ethanolic ammonia

Jun 12 -Jun 18



Stereoselective Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted Furylalkenes via Gold-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Enynones with Diazo Compounds

Gold-Catalyzed Oxidation Terminal Alkyne: An Approach to Synthesize Substituted Dihydronaphthalen-2(1H)-ones and Phenanthrenols

Gold(I)-catalyzed access to neomerane skeletons

Acenaphthoimidazolylidene Gold Complex-Catalyzed Alkylsulfonylation of Boronic Acids by Potassium Metabisulfite and Alkyl Halides: A Direct and Robust Protocol To Access Sulfones

Jun 05 -Jun 11



Access to Benzo[a]carbazoles and Indeno[1,2-c]quinolines by a Gold(I)-Catalyzed Tunable Domino Cyclization of Difunctional 1,2-Diphenylethynes

Cross-Coupling Reactions of Aryldiazonium Salts with Allylsilanes under Merged Gold/Visible-Light Photoredox Catalysis

Unraveling the Anion/Ligand Interplay in the Reaction Mechanism of Gold(I)-Catalyzed Alkoxylation of Alkynes

May 29 -Jun 04



Total Synthesis of Dictyodendrins by the Gold-Catalyzed Cascade Cyclization of Conjugated Diynes with Pyrroles

Silver-Catalyzed Three-Component 1,1-Aminoacylation of Homopropargylamines: α-Additions for Both Terminal Alkynes and Isocyanides

Access to Tetronic Acids via Silver-Catalyzed CO2 Incorporation into Conjugated Ynones

Dual Gold Catalysis: Bidirectional Processes and Tandem sp3-C−H Insertion Reactions

May 22-May 28



Gold-Catalyzed Formal [3 + 2] Cycloaddition of Ynamides with 4,5-Dihydro-1,2,4-oxadiazoles: Synthesis of Functionalized 4-Aminoimidazoles

The Catalytically Lignan-Activation-Based Approach for the Synthesis of (epi)-Podophyllotoxin Derivatives

Synthesis of Polysubstituted Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Gold-Catalyzed Cyclization–Oxidation of Alkylidenecyclopropane-Containing 1,5-Enynes

Gold-Catalyzed Cadiot–Chodkiewicz-Type Cross-Coupling of Terminal Alkynes with Alkynyl Hypervalent Iodine Reagents: Highly Selective Synthesis of Unsymmetrical 1,3-Diynes

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective Synthesis of Tetrahydrocarbazoles through Dearomative [4+2] Cycloadditions of 3/2-Substituted 2/3-Vinylindoles

Silver-mediated radical 5-exo-digcyclization of 2-alkynylbenzonitriles: synthesis of phosphinylated 1-indenones

May 15-May 21



Au-Catalyzed [2 + 3] Annulation of Enamides with Propargyl Esters: Total Synthesis of Cephalotaxine and Cephalezomine H

Metal Confinement through N-(9-Alkyl)fluorenyl-Substituted N-Heterocyclic Carbenes and Its Consequences in Gold-Catalysed Reactions Involving Enynes

General Entry into o-,o′-Heteroatom-Linked N-(Hetero)aryl-Imidazole Motifs by Gold-Catalysed Formal [3+2]-Dipolar Cycloaddition

Gold-catalyzed oxidative hydroacylation reactions of α-iminoalkynes with aldehydes and O2

α-Diazo oxime ethers for N-heterocycle synthesis

May 08-May 14



Unmasking the Catalytic Activity of a Platinum Complex with a Lewis Acidic, Non-innocent Antimony Ligand

Uncovering Subtle Ligand Effects of Phosphines Using Gold(I) Catalysis

Phosphine-Scavenging Role of Gold(I) Complexes from Pd(PBu3)2in the Bimetallic Catalysis of Carbostannylation of Alkynes

The Power of Ferrocene, Mesoionic Carbenes, and Gold: Redox-Switchable Catalysis

May 01-May 07



Synthesis of Spiroketals by Synergistic Gold and Scandium Catalysis

A Heterogeneous Gold(I)-Catalyzed [2 + 2 + 1] Annulation of Terminal Alkynes, Nitriles, and Oxygen Atoms Leading to 2,5-Disubstituted Oxazoles

Alkynyl sulfoxides as α-sulfinyl carbene equivalents: gold-catalysed oxidative cyclopropanation

Formal Synthesis of (+)-Laurencin by Gold(I)-Catalyzed Intramolecular Dehydrative Alkoxylation

Silver(I) Catalyzed Intramolecular Cyclization of N-(2-(alk-1-yn-1-yl))-1H-Tetrazoles leading to the formation of N-cyano-2-substituted Indoles under ambient conditions

Apr 24-Apr 30



Enantioselective Silver and Amine Co-catalyzed Desymmetrizing Cycloisomerization of Alkyne-Linked Cyclohexanones

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of ortho-(Propargyloxy)arenemethylenecyclopropanes Controlled by Adjacent Substituents at Aromatic Rings

Silver-Catalyzed Direct C6–H Arylation of Purines and Purine Nucleosides with Arylboronic Acids

Apr 17-Apr 23



Aldehydes as Carbon Radical Acceptors: Silver Nitrate-Catalyzed Cascade Decarboxylation and Oxidative Cyclization toward Dihydroflavonoid Derivatives

General Entry into o-,o’-Heteroatom-Linked N-(Hetero)aryl Imidazole Motifs by Gold-Catalysed Formal [3+2]-Dipolar Cycloaddition

Gold(III)-arene complexes by insertion of olefins into gold-aryl bonds

Apr 10-Apr 16



Gold(I)-Catalyzed [2 + 2 + 2] Cyclotrimerization of 1,3-Diarylpropargyl Acetals

Silver(I)-Catalyzed Regioselective Synthesis of Triazole Fused-1,5-Benzoxazocinones

Apr 03-Apr 09



Au-Catalyzed Synthesis of Thiopyrano[2,3-indoles Featuring Tandem Rearrangement and Hydroarylation

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cyclization for the Synthesis of 8-Hydroxy-3- substituted Isocoumarins: Total Synthesis of Exserolide F

Rapid access to cyclopentadiene derivatives through gold-catalyzed cycloisomerization of ynamides with cyclopropenes by preferential activation of alkenes over alkynes

Azomethine-isocyanide [3+2] cycloaddition to imidazoles promoted by silver and DBU>

Silver-Catalyzed [2+1] Cyclopropenation of Alkynes with Unstable Diazoalkanes:N-Nosylhydrazones as Room-Temperature Decomposable Diazo Surrogates

Direct Reductive Amination of Aldehydes via Environmentally Benign Bentonite-Gold Nanohybrid Catalysis

Silver-Catalyzed Regio- and Stereoselective Thiocyanation of Haloalkynes: Access to (Z)-Vinyl Thiocyanates

Mar 27-Apr 03



Gold-Catalyzed Oxidative [2+2+1] Annulations of Aryldiazo Nitriles with Imines To Yield Polyarylated Imidazolium Salts

Synthetic Access Toward Cycloastragenol Glycosides

Synthesis of Propargyl-Functionalized NHC Gold Complexes

Formation of Gold(III) Alkyls from Gold Alkoxide Complexes

Mar 20-Mar 26



Platinum-Catalyzed Double Acylation of 2-(Aryloxy)pyridines via Direct C–H Activation

Asymmetric Total Synthesis of (−)-Aspidophylline A

Synthesis of Pentafluoroethyl Ethers by Silver-Mediated Oxidative Pentafluoroethylation of Alcohols and Phenols

Use of a Traceless Activating and Directing Group for the Construction of Trifluoromethylpyrazoles: One-Pot Transformation of Nitroolefins and Trifluorodiazoethane

Gold-Catalyzed Formal Cyclisation/Dimerization of Thiophene-Tethered Diynes

Photosensitizer-Free, Gold-Catalyzed C–C Cross-Coupling of Boronic Acids and Diazonium Salts Enabled by Visible Light

Mar 13-Mar 19


Yuk Fai

Silver-catalyzed decarboxylative bromination of aliphatic carboxylic acids

Silver-catalyzed regioselective fluorination of carbonyl directed alkynes: synthesis of α-fluoroketones


Silver-catalyzed cyclization of ortho-carbonylarylacetylenols for the synthesis of dihydronaphthofurans

On the gold-catalyzed generation of phenyl cations from 1,5-diynes

Gold-catalyzed intermolecular cyclocarboamination of ynamides with 1,3,5-triazinanes: en route to tetrahydropyrimidines

Gold catalysis: synthesis of spiro, bridged, and fused ketal natural products

TEMPO-catalyzed oxidative dimerization and cyanation of indoles for the synthesis of 2-(1H-indol-3-yl)-3-oxoindoline-2-carbonitriles

Mechanistic study on silver-catalyzed direct amination of unactivated C-H bond

Mar 06-Mar 12



Electrostatic Control of Regioselectivity in Au(I)-Catalyzed Hydroarylation

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroamination of Unactivated Terminal and Internal Alkenes with 2-Pyridones

Silver-Catalyzed 1,3-Acyloxy Migration/Diels–Alder Reaction of 1,9-Dien-4-yne Esters to Partially Hydrogenated Isoquinolines

N1-Selective alkenylation of 1-sulfonyl-1,2,3-triazoles with alkynes via gold catalysis

Feb 27-Mar 05


Xu Ma

Silver-Catalyzed C(sp3)–H Chlorination

Synthesis of β-(1→2)-Linked 6-Deoxy-L-altropyranose Oligosaccharides via Gold(I)-Catalyzed Glycosylation of an ortho-Hexynylbenzoate Donor

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective [2+2+2] Cycloadditions: An Expedient Entry to Enantioenriched Tetrahydropyran Scaffolds

Direct and Autocatalytic Reductive Elimination from Gold Complexes ([(Ph3P)Au(Ar)(CF3)(X)], X=F, Cl, Br, I): The Key Role of Halide Ligands

Gold-catalyzed highly regio- and enantioselective vinylcarbene insertion into O–H bonds of 2-pyridones

A new approach for the synthesis of tetrabenzimidazolium salt as a precursor for the tetra-N-heterocyclic carbene dinuclear silver(I) complex

Feb 13-Feb 19


Zhitong Zheng

Silver-Catalyzed Radical-Involved Cascade Cyclization of Diphenylphosphine with Cinnamamides: Access to 2-Phosphinoyl-3H-pyrrolo[1,2-a]indoles

In Vivo Gold Complex Catalysis within Live Mice

On the Gold-Catalyzed Generation of Vinyl Cations from 1,5-Diynes

Enantioselective Aza-Ene-type Reactions of Enamides with Gold Carbenes Generated from α-Diazoesters

Rationally Designed Blue Triplet Emitting Gold(III) Complexes Based on a Phenylpyridine-Derived Framework

Stereoselective Synthesis of a Ceramide Transporter Protein (CERT)-Dependent Ceramide-Trafficking Inhibitor, (1R,3S)-HPA-12, via Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cyclization of a Propargylic N-Hydroxylamine

Feb 06-Feb 12


Li Chen

Dihydrogen and Acetylene Activation by a Gold(I)/Platinum(0) Transition Metal Only Frustrated Lewis Pair

Drawing Catalytic Power from Charge Separation: Stereoelectronic and Zwitterionic Assistance in the Au(I)-Catalyzed Bergman Cyclization

Gold-Catalyzed [2,3]-Sigmatropic Rearrangement: Reaction of Aryl Allyl Alcohols with Diazo Compounds

One Lump or Two? A Plurality of Pathways in Gold(III)-Catalyzed Cyclization Transforming Propargyl Acetates to a Carene-like Bicyclo[4.1.0]heptane

Gold-Catalyzed Hydroarylation of N-Aryl Alkynamides for the Synthesis of 2-Quinolinones

Silver(I)-promoted insertion into X–H (X = Si, Sn, and Ge) bonds with N-nosylhydrazones

Gold-Catalysed Formal Cyclisation/Dimerization of Thiophene-Tethered Diynes

Aryne formation via the hexadehydro Diels-Alder reaction and their Ritter-type transformations catalyzed by a cationic silver complex

Gold-Oxazoline Complex-Catalyzed Cross-Dehydrogenative Coupling of Glycine Derivatives and Alkenes

Regioselective Direct C3-Phosphorylation of N-Sulfonylindoles under Mild Oxidative Conditions

Jan 30-Feb 05


Yuguang Wang

Photoinduced gold-catalyzed domino C(sp) arylation/oxyarylation of TMS-terminated alkynols with arenediazonium salts

Unexpected skeletal rearrangement in the gold(I)/silver(I)-catalyzed conversion of 7-aryl-1,6-enynes to bicyclo[3.2.0]hept-6-enes via hidden brønsted acid catalysis

Desulfinylation of Ag(I) sulfinyl mesoionic carbenes: preparation of C-unsubstituted Au(I)–1,2,3-triazole carbene complexes

Gold-catalyzed direct alkynylation of azulenes

Silver(I)-promoted cascade reaction of propargylic alcohols, carbon dioxide, and vicinal diols: thermodynamically favorable route to cyclic carbonates

Gold-catalyzed ring-expansion through acyl migration to afford furan-fused polycyclic compounds

A cationic unsaturated platinum(II) complex that promotes the tautomerization of acetylene to vinylidene

Silver-catalyzed phosphonylation of unprotected propargylic alcohols for the synthesis of allenylphosphoryl compounds

Jan 23-Jan 29



Silver-catalyzed [2+1] cyclopropenation of alkynes with unstable diazoalkanes: N-nosylhydrazones as room-temperature decomposable diazo surrogates

Desulfinylation of Ag(I) Sulfinyl Mesoionic Carbenes: Preparation of C-Unsubstituted Au(I)–1,2,3-Triazole Carbene Complexes

Gold-Catalyzed Regio- and Stereoselective Addition of Carboxylic Acids to Iodoalkynes: Access to (Z)-β-Iodoenol Esters and 1,4-Disubstituted (Z)-Enynyl Esters

Silver-Catalyzed Anti-Markovnikov Hydroxyfluorination of Styrenes

A Cationic Unsaturated Platinum(II) Complex that Promotes the Tautomerization of Acetylene to Vinylidene

Highly para-Selective C−H Alkylation of Benzene Derivatives with 2,2,2-Trifluoroethyl α-Aryl-α-Diazoesters

Gold-Catalyzed [3+2]/Retro-[3+2]/[3+2] Cycloaddition Cascade Reaction of N-Alkoxyazomethine Ylides

Gold(I) Fluorohalides: Theory and Experiment

Silver-Catalyzed Regio- and Stereoselective Thiocyanation of Haloalkynes: Access to (Z)-Vinyl Thiocyanates

The Gold-Catalyzed Hydroarylation of Alkynes with Electron-Rich Heteroarenes – A Kinetic Investigation and New Synthetic Possibilities

Late-Stage Diversification of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs by Transition Metal-Catalyzed C–H Alkenylations, Thiolations and Selenylations

Silver-Catalyzed Carbon-Phosphorus Functionalization for Polyheterocycle Formation

Gold-Catalyzed 1,4-Carbooxygenation of 3-En-1-ynamides with Allylic and Propargylic Alcohols via Non-Claisen Pathways

Sulfide and Sulfonyl Chloride as Sulfonylating Precursors for the Synthesis of Sulfone-Containing Isoquinolinonediones

Dual gold and photoredox catalysis: visible light-mediated intermolecular atom transfer thiosulfonylation of alkenes

Silver-catalyzed formal [3+2]-cycloaddition of α-trifluoromethylated methyl isocyanides: a facile stereoselective synthesis of CF3-substituted heterocycles

Silver-catalyzed radical carbofluorination of unactivated alkenes with acetic acid in aqueous solution

Mechanistic study on silver-catalyzed direct amination of unactivated C-H bond

Jan 16-Jan 22


Yubing Bai

Silver-mediated radical coupling reaction of isocyanides and alcohols/phenols in the presence of water: unprecedented hydration and radical coupling reaction sequence

Silver-catalyzed germinal aminofluorination of diazoketones with anilines and N-fluorobenzenesulphonimide

AgNO3-catalyzed direct C–H arylation of quinolones by oxidative decarboxylation of aromatic carboxylic acids

Jan 9-Jan 15



A 11-Steps Total Synthesis of Magellanine through a Gold(I)-Catalyzed Dehydro Diels–Alder Reaction

Oxidative Aza-Annulation of Enynyl Azides to 2-Keto/Formyl-1H-pyrroles

Diverse Pathways in Catalytic Reactions of Propargyl Aryldiazoacetates: Selectivity between Three Reaction Sites

Accessing alternative reaction pathways of the intermolecular condensation between homo-propargyl alcohols and terminal alkynes through divergent gold catalysis

Convenient synthesis of 6-alkyl phenanthridines and 1-alkyl isoquinolines via silver-catalyzed oxidative radical decarboxylation

Gold-Catalyzed Regiodivergent [2 + 2 + 2]-Cycloadditions of Allenes with Triazines

Gold-Catalyzed Unexpected Ring Transformation of Pyrimidodiazepine Derivatives

Jan 2-Jan 8



Understanding the Effect of α-Cationic Phosphines and Group 15 Analogues on π-Acid Catalysis

Anchoring Triazole-Gold(I) Complex into Porous Organic Polymer To Boost the Stability and Reactivity of Gold(I) Catalyst

Gold-catalyzed sequential annulations towards 3,4-fused bi/tri-cyclic furans involving a [3+2+2]-cycloaddition

An efficient approach to generate aryl carbenes: gold-catalyzed sequential activation of 1,6-diynes

Convenient synthesis of 6-alkyl phenanthridines and 1-alkyl isoquinolines via silver-catalyzed oxidative radical decarboxylation

Oxidative Divergent Bicyclizations of 1,n-Enynes through α-C(sp3)–H Functionalization of Alkyl Nitriles

Ag-Assisted Fluorination of Unprotected 4,6-Disubstituted 2-Aminopyrimidines with Selectfluor

Carbon(0)-Bridged Pt/Ag Dinuclear and Tetranuclear Complexes Based on a Cyclometalated Pincer Carbodiphosphorane Platform

Silver-catalysed tandem hydroamination and cyclization of 2-trifluoromethyl-1,3-enynes with primary amines: modular entry to 4-trifluoromethyl-3-pyrrolines

Silver-catalyzed one-pot synthesis of benzyl 2-alkynoates under ambient pressure of CO2 and ligand-free conditions

Dec 26-Jan 1



Au-Catalyzed Biaryl Coupling To Generate 5- to 9-Membered Rings: Turnover-Limiting Reductive Elimination versus π-Complexation

Stable Mono- and Dinuclear Organosilver Complexes

AuIII-Catalyzed Formation of α-Halomethyl Ketones from Terminal Alkynes

Organophosphines in organoplatinum complexes: Structural aspects of PtPC2X (X = H, O, N, B, Cl, S or I) derivatives

Insights into Alkene Activation by Gold: Nucleophile Activation with Base as a Trigger for Generation of Lewis Acidic Gold


Dec 19-Dec 25


E Tang

Platinum-Catalyzed α,β-Unsaturated Carbene Formation in the Formal Syntheses of Frondosin B and Liphagal

Gold-Catalyzed Intramolecular Regioselective 7-exo-dig Cyclization To Access 3-Methylene-3,4-dihydrobenzo[b]oxepinones

Gold-Catalyzed Direct Oxidative Arylation with Boron Coupling Partners

Oxidative Intramolecular 1,2-Amino-Oxygenation of Alkynes under AuI/AuIII-Catalysis: Discovery of Pyridinium-Oxazole Dyad as an Ionic Fluorophore

A Conia-Ene-Type Cyclization under Basic Conditions Enables an Efficient Synthesis of (−)-Lycoposerramine R

Gold(I)/Chiral N,N′-Dioxide–Nickel(II) Relay Catalysis for Asymmetric Tandem Intermolecular Hydroalkoxylation/Claisen Rearrangement

Gold-Catalyzed Direct Oxidative Arylation with Boron Coupling Partners

Nov 14-20



Tetracyclic dihydronaphthalene derivatives via gold-catalyzed aminative homodimerization of ortho-alkynylbenzaldehydes

Efficient Synthesis of Functionalized β-Keto Esters and β-Diketones through Regioselective Hydration of Alkynyl Esters and Alkynyl Ketones by Use of a Cationic NHC–AuI Catalyst

Gold(I)-catalyzed addition of aldehydes to cyclopropylidene bearing 6-aryl-1,5-enynes

Nov 7-13



Chirality Transfer in Gold(I)-Catalysed Hydroalkoxylation of 1,3-Disubstituted Allenes

Carbazoles from the [4C+2C] Reaction of 2,3-Allenols with Indoles

Luminescent Gold(III) Thiolates: Supramolecular Interactions Trigger and Control Switchable Photoemissions from Bimolecular Excited States

Silver(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective [3+2]-Cycloaddition Reaction of α-Silylimines: A Facile Route to Quaternary-Carbon-Rich Scaffolds

Ag(I)-catalyzed intramolecular transannulation of enynone tethered donor–acceptor cyclopropanes: a new synthesis of 2,3-dihydronaphtho[1,2-b]furans

Mono- and Digold(I) Complexes with Mesoionic Carbenes: Structural Characterization and Use in Catalytic Silver-Free Oxazoline Formation

Accessing benzo[f]indole-4,9-diones via a ring expansion strategy: silver-catalyzed tandem reaction of tosylmethyl isocyanide (TosMIC) with 2-methyleneindene-1,3-diones

Sept 26-Oct 2



Synthesis of Trifluoromethyl-allenes by Gold-Catalyzed Rearrangement of Propargyl Benzyl Ethers

Synthesis of Spiro[piperidine-3,3’-oxindoles] via Gold(I)-Catalyzed Dearomatization of N-Propargyl- and N-Homoallenyl-2- bromotryptamines

Sept 19-25th



Synthesis of Trifluoromethyl-allenes by Gold-Catalyzed Rearrangement of Propargyl Benzyl Ethers

Expanding the Scope of the Gold(I)-Catalyzed Rautenstrauch Rearrangement: Protic Additives

Synthesis of Enantioenriched Pyrrolidines via Gold-Catalyzed Tandem Cycloisomerization/Hydrogenation of Chiral Homopropargyl Sulfonamides

Evaluation of tuned phosphorus cavitands on catalytic cross-dimerization of terminal alkynes

Gold(I)-catalyzed C-glycosylation of glycosyl ortho-alkynylbenzoates: the role of the moisture sequestered by molecular sieves

Commercial Supported Gold Nanoparticles Catalyzed Alkyne Hydroamination and Indole Synthesis

Tandem Silver-Catalyzed Cyclization/Nucleophilic Functionalization of 2-Alkynylindole-3-carbaldehyde Oximes to Afford New 2,4-Disubstituted γ-Carbolines

Sept 12-18



Gold-Catalyzed Intermolecular, anti-Markovnikov Hydroarylation of Methylenecyclopropanes with Indoles

Phosphine-Triggered Selectivity Switch in Silver-Catalyzed o-Alkynylbenzohydroxamic Acid Cycloisomerizations

Gold-Catalyzed Synthesis of Quinolines from Propargyl Silyl Ethers and Anthranils through the Umpolung of a Gold Carbene Carbon

Syntheses of 2,2′-bibenzo[7]annulenes by double Au-catalyzed sequential activation of propargylic carboxylates

Recent progress towards gold-catalyzed synthesis of N-containing tricyclic compounds based on ynamides

Silver & gold-catalyzed routes to furans and benzofurans

Gold-Catalyzed Rearrangement of (Silylcyclopropenyl)methyl Ethers into (Silylmethylene)cyclopropanes

Diastereoselective Gold(I)-Catalyzed [2+2+2] Cycloaddition of Oxo-1,5-enynes

Asymmetric Synthesis of Tetrahydrobenzofurans and Annulated Dihydropyrans via Cooperative One-Pot Organo- and Silver-Catalysis

6-endo-dig Cycloisomerization of N-Propargyl Aminoquinoxalines: A New Route to 1,4,8-Triazaphenanthrenes

Gold-catalyzed cycloisomerization of trifluoromethylated allenols: sustainability and mechanistic studies

Silver(I)-catalysed domino alkyne-annulation/Diels–Alder reaction: a mild synthetic approach to tetrahydrospiro[carbazole-4,3′-indoline] scaffolds

Synthesis of (±)-Centrolobine Using a Gold-Catalyzed Cycloetherification

Insights into Alkene Activation by Gold: Nucleophile Activation with Base as a Trigger for Generation of Lewis Acidic Gold


Aug 29-Sep 4



Gold-Catalyzed Tandem 1,3-Migration/Double Cyclopropanation of 1-Ene-4,n-diyne Esters to Tetracyclodecene and Tetracycloundecene Derivatives

Synthesis of 2-Aza-1,3-butadienes through Gold-Catalyzed Intermolecular Ynamide Amination/C–H Functionalization

Gold/Lewis Acid Catalyzed Cycloisomerization/Diastereoselective [3 + 2] Cycloaddition Cascade: Synthesis of Diverse Nitrogen-Containing Spiro Heterocycles

Gold-Catalyzed β-Regioselective Formal [3 + 2] Cycloaddition of Ynamides with Pyrido[1,2-b]indazoles: Reaction Development and Mechanistic Insights

Substrate Control in the Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cyclization of βPropargylamino Acrylic Esters and Further Transformations of the Resultant Dihydropyridines

Gold-catalyzed [3+2]-annulations of α-aryl diazonitriles with ynamides and allenamides to yield 1-amino-1H-indenes


Aug 15 – 28



Gold-Catalyzed Formal [4+1]/[4+3] Cycloadditions of Diazo Esters with Triazines

Synthesis of Barbaralones and Bullvalenes Made Easy by Gold Catalysis

Regioselective Amine–Borane Cyclization: Towards the Synthesis of 1,2-BN-3-Cyclohexene by Copper-Assisted Triazole/Gold Catalysis

Gold-Catalyzed Direct Assembly of Aryl-Annulated Carbazoles from 2-Alkynyl Arylazides and Alkynes

Asymmetric Mannich Reaction of Isatin-Based Ketimines with α-Diazomethylphosphonates Catalyzed by Chiral Silver Phosphate

Ready Access to the Echinopines Skeleton via Gold(I)-Catalyzed Alkoxycyclizations of Enynes

A Au(I)-catalyzed hydrogen bond-directed tandem strategy to synthesize indeno-chromen-4-one and indeno-quinolin-4-one derivatives

The synthesis of substituted phosphathiahelicenes via regioselective bromination of a preformed helical scaffold: a new approach to modular ligands for enantioselective gold-catalysis

Gold-catalyzed cyclization of 1,6-diynyl dithioacetals via 1,7-carbene transfer and aromatic C–H functionalization

Gold-Catalyzed Fluorination–Hydration: Synthesis of α-Fluorobenzofuranones from 2-Alkynylphenol Derivatives

Gold-Catalyzed Cyclization of Furan-Ynes bearing a Propargyl Carbonate Group: Intramolecular Diels–Alder Reaction with In Situ Generated Allenes

α,β-Unsaturated Gold(I) Carbenes by Tandem Cyclization and 1,5-Alkoxy Migration of 1,6-Enynes: Mechanisms and Applications

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Intramolecular Carbon-Oxygen Bond Cleavage Reaction via Gold Carbenes Derived from Vinylidenecyclopropanes

Aug 7 -12



Gold-catalyzed Intermolecular Oxidations of 2-Ketonyl-1-ethynyl Benzenes with N-Hydoxyanilines to Yield 2-Aminoindenones via Gold Carbene Intermediates

Gold(I)-catalyzed dehydrogenative cycloisomerization of 1,5-enynes

Gold-Catalyzed Synthesis of 2-Substituted Azepanes: Strategic Use of Soft Gold(I) and Hard Gold(III) Catalysts

Magnetically Recoverable N-Heterocyclic Carbene–Gold(I) Catalyst for Hydroamination of Terminal Alkynes

July 25-31



Structure–enantioselectivity correlation in NHC–Au(I) catalysis for 1,6-enynecyclizations

Pt-Catalyzed Synthesis of Functionalized Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Disilazanes

Synthesis, Structure and Catalytic Activity of NHC–AgI Carboxylate Complexes

Intermolecular Photocatalyzed Heck-like Coupling of Unactivated Alkyl Bromides by a Dinuclear Gold Complex

Silver salt catalyzed synthesis of 1,4-oxathian-3-imine derivatives

Gold-Catalyzed Synthesis of 2-Substituted Azepanes: Strategic Use of Soft Gold(I) and Hard Gold(III) Catalysts

Magnetically Recoverable N-Heterocyclic Carbene–Gold(I) Catalyst for Hydroamination of Terminal Alkynes

One-Pot Synthesis of Fluorovinyl Acetates and β,β-Difluoro Carboxylates from a Hypervalent Iodine and Hydrogen Fluoride-Based Fluorination Reagent

Gold-Catalyzed Domino Synthesis of Functionalized Benzofurans and Tetracyclic Isochromans via Formal Carboalkoxylation

July 17-July 24



Construction of Cyclopenta[b]indol-1-ones by a Tandem Gold(I)-Catalyzed Rearrangement/Nazarov Reaction and Application to the Synthesis of Bruceolline

Dual gold photoredox C(sp2)–C(sp2) cross couplings – development and mechanistic studies

Tritylation of alcohols under mild conditions without using silver salts


June 12-June 25



Gold(I)-Catalyzed N-Desulfonylative Amination versus N-to-O 1,5-Sulfonyl Migration: A Versatile Approach to 1-Azabicycloalkanes

Gold-Catalyzed Intermolecular Ynamide Amination-Initiated Aza-Nazarov Cyclization: Access to Functionalized 2-Aminopyrroles

Synthesis of Hemilabile Cyclic (Alkyl)(amino)carbenes (CAACs) and Applications in Organometallic Chemistry

May 29-June 4


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Gold-Catalyzed Enantioselective Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Photophysical/Chiroptical Properties of Aza[10]helicenes

Exploring the gold mine: [Au]-catalysed transformations of enynals, enynones and enynols

Building polycyclic indole scaffolds via gold(I)-catalyzed intra- and inter-molecular cyclization reactions of 1,6-enynes


May 22-May 28



Gold-Catalyzed Reaction of ortho-Alkynylarylaldehydes with Conjugated Dienes: An Efficient Access to Highly Strained Tetracyclic Bridgehead Olefins

Gold(I)-Catalysed Azepine Synthesis from Propargyl Acetals and Aryl Azides

Effect of Substitution, Ring Size, and Counterion on the Intermediates Generated in the Gold-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroalkoxylation of Allenes

Enantioselective synthesis of Iboga alkaloids and vinblastine via rearrangements of quaternary ammoniums

May 16-22



Ag(I)-Catalyzed Indolization/C3-Functionalization Cascade of 2-Ethynylanilines via Ring Opening of Donor¨CAcceptor Cyclopropanes

Ligand-controlled gold-catalyzed cycloisomerization of 1,n-enyne esters toward synthesis of dihydronaphthalene

Silver(I)-Catalyzed Addition of Phenols to Alkyne Cobalt Cluster Stabilized Carbocations

Apr. 25-May 1st




Direct alkylation of heteroarenes with unactivated bromoalkanes using photoredox gold catalysis

Regio- and Stereoselective Syntheses of 7-Oxabicyclo[2.2.1]heptanes via a Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of Alkynediols: Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Farnesiferol C
Intercepting the Gold-Catalysed Meyer–Schuster Rearrangement by Controlled Protodemetallation: A Regioselective Hydration of Propargylic Alcohols
Domino Meyer–Schuster/Arylation Reaction of Alkynols or Alkynyl Hydroperoxides with Diazonium Salts Promoted by Visible Light under Dual Gold and Ruthenium Catalysis
One-Pot Synthesis of 4-Heteroaryl-Substituted Pyrazoles: A Gold-Catalyzed Oxidation/1,2-Heteroaryl Migration Cascade Constitutes the Key Step

Apr. 18-24



Enantioselective, Stereodivergent Hydroazidation and Hydroamination of Allenes Catalyzed by Acyclic Diaminocarbene (ADC) Gold(I) Complexes
Unusual Regioselectivity in the Gold(I)-Catalyzed [3+2] Carbocycloaddition Reaction of Vinyldiazo Compounds and N-Allenamides
Gold-Catalyzed Imination/Mannich Reaction Cascades of 3-En-1-ynamides with Anilines and Aldehydes to Enable 1,5-Nitrogen Functionalizations
Design and Synthesis of Alanine Triazole Ligands and Application in Promotion of Hydration, Allene Synthesis and Borrowing Hydrogen Reactions
Gold-Catalyzed Cyclizations of Alkynyl Silyl Enol Ethers: An Easy Access to Bicyclo[3.2.1]octanone Derivatives
Catalytic α-Allylation of Enones with Alcohols via [Gold(I)]-Mediated [3,3]-Sigmatropic Rearrangement of Propargylic Carboxylates
An Introverted Bis-Au Cavitand and Its Catalytic Dimerization of Terminal Alkynes

Apr. 11-17



Silver-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Allylation of Aliphatic Carboxylic Acids in Aqueous Solution

Silver(I)-Catalyzed Atroposelective Desymmetrization of N-Arylmaleimide via 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition of Azomethine Ylides: Access to Octahydropyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole Derivatives

Synthesis of Different Classes of Six-Membered Gold(I) NHC Complexes by the Isonitrile Route

Synthesis of benzofuranyl and indolyl methyl azides by tandem silver-catalyzed cyclization and azidation

Direct Conversion of Internal Alkynes into α-Iodoenones: One-Step Collaborative Iodination and Oxidation

Apr 4-9



Bimetallic Gold(I)/Chiral N,N′-Dioxide Nickel(II) Asymmetric Relay Catalysis: Chemo- and Enantioselective Synthesis of Spiroketals and Spiroaminals

A General Access to Organogold(III) Complexes by Oxidative Addition of Diazonium Salts

Silver(I)-Catalyzed Tandem Sigamatropic Rearrangement/1,3-H Shift/6π Aza-electrocyclization of N-Propargylic Hydrazones: A Mild Synthetic Route to 1,6-Dihydropyridazines

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cascade Hydroarylation/Cycloaromatization to Indolizines via Pyridine Ring Construction

Mar 28-Apr 3



Enantioselective Synthesis of Isoquinolines: Merging Chiral-Phosphine and Gold Catalysis

Recent Advances in Gold-Catalyzed N- and O-Functionalizations of Alkynes with Nitrones, Nitroso, Nitro and Nitroxy Species

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Hydroaminaloxylation and Petasis–Ferrier Rearrangement Cascade of Aminaloalkynes

Supported gold nanoparticles catalyzed cis-selective semihydrogenation of alkynes using ammonium formate as the reductant

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cascade Hydroarylation/Cycloaromatization to Indolizines via Pyridine Ring Construction

Divergent reaction pathways in gold-catalyzed cycloisomerization of 1,5-enynes containing a cyclopropane ring: dramatic ortho substituent and temperature effects

Mar 14- 20



Self-assembled nanospheres with multiple endohedral binding sites pre-organize catalysts and substrates for highly efficient reactions

Intermolecular Homopropargyl Alcohol Addition to Alkyne and a Sequential 1,6-Enyne Cycloisomerization with Triazole-Gold Catalyst

Concise Total Synthesis of Lundurines A–C Enabled by Gold Catalysis and a Homodienyl Retro-Ene/Ene Isomerization

One-Pot and Regioselective Gold-Catalyzed Synthesis of 2-Imidazolyl-1-pyrazolylbenzenes from 1-Propargyl-1H-benzotriazoles, Alkynes and Nitriles through α-Imino Gold(I) Carbene Complexes

Synthesis of Rumphellaone A and Hushinone by a Gold-Catalyzed [2 + 2] Cycloaddition

Mar 7-Mar 13



Photosensitizer-Free Visible-Light-Mediated Gold-Catalyzed 1,2-Difunctionalization of Alkynes

Au–Pd Bimetallic Catalysis: The Importance of Anionic Ligands in Catalyst Speciation

Dienamine Activation of Diazoenals: Application to the Direct Synthesis of Functionalized 1,4-Oxazines

A gold(I)-catalyzed substituent-controlled cycloisomerization of propargyl vinyl ethers to multi-substituted furofuran and furopyran derivatives

Feb 29 – Mar 6



Silver catalyzed domino aza-annulation/Diels–Alder cyclization of 2-ene-yne anilines: a facile one-pot access to carbazole, dihydrocarbazole and tetrahydrocarbazole frameworks

Homoleptic gold(I) N-heterocyclic allenylidene complexes: excited-state properties and lyotropic chromonics

A Cascade Phosphinoylation/Cyclization/Desulfonylation Process for the Synthesis of 3-Phosphinoylindoles

Property-Guided Synthesis of Aza-Tricyclic Indolines: Development of Gold Catalysis En Route

Hydrohydrazination of Arylalkynes Catalyzed by an Expanded Ring N-Heterocyclic Carbene (er-NHC) Gold Complex Under Solvent-Free Conditions

Binuclear organoplatinum(II) complexes with double bis(diphenylphosphino)acetylene bridges: Synthesis, X-ray structure determination, electronic structures and DFT calculations

Feb 21 – 26th



Ligand Effects in the Gold Catalyzed Hydration of Alkynes

Homoleptic gold(I) N-heterocyclic allenylidene complexes: Excited-state properties and lyotropic chromonics

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Inter- and Intramolecular Additions of Carbonyl Compounds to Allenenes

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Allenyl Cope Rearrangement: Evolution from Asynchronicity to Trappable Intermediates Assisted by Stereoelectronic Switching

Feb 13-20th



Synthesis of fused isoquinolines via gold-catalyzed tandem alkyne amination/intramolecular O–H insertion

Au/TiO2 catalyzed reductive amination of aldehydes and ketones using formic acid as reductant

Silver catalyzed domino aza-annulation/Diels–Alder cyclization of 2-ene-yne anilines: a facile one-pot access to carbazole, dihydrocarbazole and tetrahydrocarbazole frameworks

Feb 8 – 12th



Silver-Catalyzed Cascade Radical Cyclization: A Direct Approach to 3,4-Disubstituted Dihydroquinolin-2(1H)-ones through Activation of the P¨CH Bond and Functionalization of the C(sp2) CH Bond

Broad Scope Aminocyclization of Enynes with Cationic JohnPhos¨CGold(I) Complex as the Catalyst

Access to Imidazole Derivatives by Silver(I) Carbonate Mediated Coupling of Vinyl Azides with Secondary Amines

Assembly of Enantioenriched cis-3a,8a-Hexahydropyrrolo[2,3-b]indole Scaffolds by Silver(I)-Catalyzed Asymmetric Domino Reaction of Isocyanoacetates in the Presence of Cinchona-Derived Chiral Phosphorus Ligands

Gold(I) catalyzed [1,3] O → C rearrangement of benzylvinyl ethers

Feb 1- 7th



Unprecedented Intramolecular [4 + 2]-Cycloaddition between a 1,3-Diene and a Diazo Ester

Carboxylative cyclization of propargylic amines with CO2 catalyzed by dendritic N-heterocyclic carbene–gold(I) complexes

Planar Chiral Phosphoramidites with Paracyclophane Scaffold: Synthesis, Gold(I) Complexes, and Enantioselective Cycloisomerization of Dienynes

Gold(I)-Catalyzed Angle Strain Controlled Strategy to Furopyran Derivatives from Propargyl Vinyl Ethers: Insight into the Regioselectivity of Cycloisomerization

Regioselective Synthesis of Carbonyl-Containing Alkyl Chlorides via Silver-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Chlorination of Cycloalkanols

Jan 4-10th



Phosphonium Formation by Facile Carbon–Phosphorus Reductive Elimination from Gold(III)

Ag2CO3/CA-AA-AmidPhos Multifunctional Catalysis in the Enantioselective 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition of Azomethine Ylides

Formal Gold- and Rhodium-Catalyzed Regiodivergent C–H Alkynylation of 2-Pyridones

Gold-Catalyzed Tandem Cycloisomerization–Halogenation of Chiral Homopropargyl Sulfonamides

Biaryl Reductive Elimination Is Dramatically Accelerated by Remote Lewis Acid Binding to a 2,2′-Bipyrimidyl–Platinum Complex: Evidence for a Bidentate Ligand Dissociation Mechanism

Efficient and Flexible Synthesis of Highly Functionalised 4-Aminooxazoles by a Gold-Catalysed Intermolecular Formal [3+2] Dipolar Cycloaddition

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