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29. Zongnan Zhang, Xinyang Li, Dezhong Zhou, Shujiang Ding, Minyan Wang,* and Rong Zeng,* Controllable C-H Alkylation of Polyethers via Iron Photocatalysis, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, accepted.



28. Guoxiang Zhang, Hui He, Xiaoxiao Chen, Shao-Fei Ni,* and Rong Zeng,* Photoinduced Disulfide-Catalyzed Intramolecular Anti-Markovnikov Hydroamination through in-situ N-S Species, Org. Lett. 2023, 25, 1600-1604.



27. Ni Xiong, Yang Li,* and Rong Zeng,* Merging Photoinduced Iron-Catalyzed Decarboxylation with Copper Catalysis for C-N and C-C Couplings, ACS Catal. 2023, 13, 1678-1685.

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26. Zongnan Zhang, Ting Xue, Zhe Han, and Rong Zeng,* A Neutral FeCl3 Photocatalysis for C-C Bond Amination and Alkylation of Cyclic Alcohols, Synthesis, 2023, 55, 433-442.

Invited Feature Article.


25. Xiaomin Zhang and Rong Zeng,* Neutrally Photoinduced MgCl2-catalyzed Alkenylation and Imidoylation of Alkanes, Org. Chem. Front. 2022, 9, 4955-4961.


24. Ni Xiong, Yuanqi Dong,†UG Bin Xu,†UG Yang Li,* and Rong Zeng,* Mild Amide Synthesis Using Nitrobenzene under Neutral ConditionsOrg. Lett. 2022, 24, 4766-4771.

 These authors contributed equally. UG Undergraduated.

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23. Kaikai Wang and Rong Zeng,* Photoinduced Fe-Catalyzed Bromination and Iodination of Unstrained Cyclic AlcoholsOrg. Chem. Front. 2022, 9, 3692-3696.

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22. Ting Xue, Zongnan Zhang, Rong Zeng,* Photoinduced Ligand-to-Metal Charge Transfer (LMCT) of Fe Alkoxide Enabled C−C Bond Cleavage and Amination of Unstrained Cyclic Alcohols. Org. Lett. 2022, 24, 977-982.


21. Ni Xiong, Yang Li,* Rong Zeng* Iron-Catalyzed Photoinduced Remote C(sp3)-H Amination of Free Alcohols, Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 8968-8972.

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20. Xiaoxiao Chen, Guoxiang Zhang, Rong Zeng,* Dehydrogenative Aza-[4+2] Cycloaddition of Amines with 1,3-Dienes via Dual Catalysis. Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 7144-7149.

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19. Guoxiang Zhang, Zongnan Zhang, Rong Zeng,* Photoinduced FeCl3-Catalyzed Alkyl Aromatics Oxidation toward Degradation of Polystyrenes at Room Temperature. Chin. J. Chem. 202139, 3225-3230.


18. Xiaomin Zhang, Jiali Yang, Ni Xiong, Zhe Han, Xinhua Duan, Rong Zeng,* Indium-Mediated Annulation of 2-Azidoaryl Aldehydes with Propargyl Bromides to [1,2,3]Triazolo-[1,5-a]Quinolines. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2021, 19, 6346-6352.


17. Chang-Cheng Wang, GuoXiang Zhang, Zhi-Wei Zuo,* Rong Zeng, Dan-Dan Zhai, Feng Liu,* Zhang-Jie Shi,* Photo-induced Deep Aerobic Oxidation of Alkyl Aromatics. Science China Chemistry, 2021, 64, 1487-1492. 



16. Zongnan Zhang, Guoxiang Zhang, Ni Xiong, Ting Xue, Junjie Zhang, Lu Bai, Qingyue Guo,* Rong Zeng* Oxidative α-C-C Bonds Cleavage of 2o and 3o Alcohols to Aromatic Acids with O2 at Room Temperature via Iron Photocatalysis. Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 2915-2920. 




15. Ni Xiong, Guoxiang Zhang, Xiaolong Sun,* Rong Zeng* Metal-Metal Cooperation in Dinucleating Complexes Involving Late Transition Metals Directed Towards Organic Catalysis. Chin. J. Chem. 2020, 38, 185-201. (Cover Picture)




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14. Rong Zeng, Moran Feller, Yael Diskin-Posner, Linda J. W. Shimon, Yehoshoa Ben-David, David Milstein,* CO Oxidation by N2O Homogeneously Catalyzed by Ruthenium Hydride Pincer Complexes Indicating a New Mechanism. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018140, 7061.


13. Rong Zeng, Moran Feller, Yehoshoa, Ben-David, David Milstein,* Hydrogenation and Hydrosilylation of Nitrous Oxide Homogeneously Catalyzed by a Metal ComplexJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 5720.


12. Rong Zeng, Peng-Hao Chen, Guangbin Dong,* Efficient Benzimidazolidinone Synthesis via Rhodium-Catalyzed Double-Decarbonylative C−C Activation/Cycloaddition between Isatins and IsocyanatesACS Catal20166, 969.


11. Rong Zeng, Guangbin Dong,* Rh-Catalyzed Decarbonylative Coupling with Alkynes via C–C Activation of IsatinsJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 1408.


10. Rong Zeng, Zhichao Ma, Chunling Fu, and Shengming Ma,* Sodium Iodide/tert-butyl(dimethyl)silyl Chloride-Induced Isomerization of 2,3-Allenols to 2(E)-EnalsAdv. Synth. Catal. 2014356, 1343.


9. Rong Zeng, Shangze Wu, Chunling Fu, and Shengming Ma,* Room Temperature Synthesis of Trisubstituted Allenylsilanes via Regioselective C–H FunctionalizationJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013135, 18284.


8. Rong Zeng, Juntao Ye, Chunling Fu, and Shengming Ma,* Arene C–H Bond Functionalization Coupling with Cyclization of AllenesAdv. Synth. Catal. 2013355, 1963.


7. Rong Zeng, Chunling Fu, and Shengming Ma,* Highly Selective Mild Stepwise Allylation of N–Methoxybenzamides with AllenesJ. Am. Chem. Soc2012134, 9597.


6. Rong Zeng, Chunling Fu,* and Shengming Ma,* Formal Alkylation of Allenes through Highly Selective Radical Cyclizations of Allene-enesAngew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201251, 3888.


5. Shangze Wu, Rong Zeng, Chunling Fu, Yihua Yu, Xue Zhang,* and Shengming Ma,* Rhodium-Catalyzed C–H Functionalization-Based Approach to Eight-membered LactamChem. Sci. 20156, 2275.


4. Guobi Chai, Rong Zeng, Chunling Fu, and Shengming Ma,* Iron-Catalyzed Diastereoselective Synthesis of α-(Methoxycarbonyl)allylsilanesEur. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 148.


3. Zhichao Ma, Rong Zeng, Chunling Fu, and Shengming Ma,* Studies on the Radical Addition Reaction of Perfluoroalkyl Iodides with 2,3-Allenols and the Pd-catalyzed Kinetic Resolution via Sonogashira Coupling ReactionTetrahedron201167, 8808.


2. Zhichao Ma, Rong Zeng, Yihua Yu, and Shengming Ma,* Highly Stereoselective Synthesis of 6-Perfluoroalkyl-6-fluoroalka-2,3,5-(Z)-trienols through Carbometallation-elimination of 5-Perfluoroalkylsubstituted 4(E)-Alken-2-ynols with Grignard ReagentsTetrahedron Lett. 200950, 6472.


1. Guofei Chen, Rong Zeng, Zhenhua Gu, Chunling Fu, and Shengming Ma,* Pd(OAc)2-Catalyzed Cyclization of 2,3-Allenoic Acids in the Presence of Terminal α,β-Unsaturated Alkynones: A One-Pot Highly Stereoselective Synthesis of 4-(3′-Oxo-1′(E)-alkenyl)-2(5H)-furanonesOrg. Lett. 200810, 4235.