Publications

1. Conghui Tang, Mikiko Okumura, Yunbo Zhu, and David Sarlah*, Palladium Catalyzed  Dearomative syn-1,4-Carboamination using Grignard reagents, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 10245-10249.

 

2. Wenzhao Zhang, Yunbo Zhu, Long Zhang ,Sanzhong Luo*.Asymmetric α-Alkylation of β-Ketocarbonyls via Direct Phenacyl Bromide Photolysis by Chiral Primary Amine, Chin. J. Chem. 2018, 36, 716-722.

 

3. Yunbo Zhu, Wenzhao Zhang, Long Zhang, Sanzhong Luo*, “Chiral Primary Amine Catalyzed Asymmetric α-Benzylation with in-situ Generated ortho-Quinone Methides”, Chem. –Eur. J. 2017, 23, 1253-1257.

 

4. Yunbo Zhu, Long Zhang, and Sanzhong Luo*, Asymmetric Retro-Claisen Reaction by Chiral Primary Amine Catalysis, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 3978-3981.           

Highlighted in Chin. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 36, 1148.

Highlighted in ChemInform. 2016, 47, DOI: 10.1002/chin.201637046.

 

5. Yunbo Zhu, Long Zhang, and Sanzhong Luo*, Asymmetric α-Photoalkylation of β-Ketocarbonyls by Primary Amine Catalysis: Facile Access to Acylic All-Carbon Quaternary Stereocenters, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 14642-14645. 

 Selected as JACS cover.

 Highlighted in Synfacts. 2014, 10, 1324.

 Highlighted in Chin. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 35, 252.

 Highlighted in ChemInform. 2015, 46, DOI: 10.1002/chin.201518036. 

 

6. Lingyun Cui, Yunbo Zhu, Sanzhong Luo,* and Jin-Pei Cheng, Primary-Tertiary Diamine/Brønsted Acid Catalyzed C-C Coupling between para-Vinylanilines and Aldehydes, Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 9481-9484.