138. X. Sun, M. Wang, P. Li, X. Zhang,* L. Wang,* H2O2-Mediated Oxidative Formation of Amides from Aromatic Amines and 1,3-Diketones as Novel Acylation Agents via C-C Bond Cleavage at Room Temperature in Water under Metal-Free Conditions. Green Chem.2013, 15, 3289–3294. DOI: 10.1039/c3gc41260a.


137. L.-G. Meng, L. Wang,* DABCO-Promoted Unexpected Regioselective Ring-Opening and Stereoselective Addition Reactions of Sulfonyl Aziridines with Cyanoacetylenes: Access to Functionalized Enenitriles. Adv. Synth. Catal.2013, 355, 2967–2973. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201300454.


136. W. Zhou, P. Li, Y. Zhang, L. Wang,* Palladium-Catalyzed Direct Alkoxycarbonylation of Aromatic C-H Bonds via Selective C-C Cleavage of α-Keto Esters. Adv. Synth. Catal.2013, 355, 2343–2352. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201300436.


135. T. Miao, P. Li, G.-W. Wang, L. Wang,* Microwave-Accelerated Pd-Catalyzed Desulfitative Direct C2-Arylation of Free (NH)-Indoles with Arylsulfinic Acids. Chem. Asia J. 2013, 8, 3185–3190. DOI: 10.1002/asia.201300913.


134. X. Zhang, W. Yang, L. Wang,* Silver-Catalyzed Amidation of Benzoylformic Acids with Tertiary Amines via Selective Carbon–Nitrogen Bond Cleavage. Org. Biomol. Chem.2013, 11, 3649–3654. DOI: 10.1039/c3ob40619a.


133. H. Li, P. Li, Q. Zhao, L. Wang,* Unprecedented ortho-acylation of azoxybenzenes with a-oxocarboxylic acids by Pd-catalyzed C–H activation and decarboxylation. Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 9170–9172. DOI: 10.1039/c3cc45492d.


132. Q. Zhao, H. Li, L. Wang,* The direct amidation of α-diketones with amines via TBHP-promoted oxidative cleavage of C(sp2)–C(sp2) bonds. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2013, 11, 6772–6779. DOI: 10.1039/c3ob41392f.


131. H. Li, P. Li, H. Tan, L. Wang,* A Highly Efficient Palladium-Catalyzed Decarboxylative ortho-Acylation of Azobenzenes with a-Oxocarboxylic Acids: Direct Access to Acylated Azo Compounds. Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 14432–14436. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201301818.


130. Y. Ji, P. Li, X. Zhang,* L. Wang,* Trace Amount Cu (ppm)–Catalyzed Intramolecular Cyclization of 2-(gem-Dibromovinyl)phenols(thiophenols) to 2-Bromobenzofurans (thiophenes). Org. Biomol. Chem., 2013, 11, 4095–4101. DOI: 10.1039/c3ob40531a.


129. J. Zhang, L.-G. Meng, P. Li, L. Wang,* The Sequential Reactions of Tetrazoles with Bromoalkynes for the Synthesis of (Z)-N-(2-Bromo-1-vinyl)-N-arylcyanamides and 2-Arylindoles. RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 6807–6812. DOI: 10.1039/c3ra40669e.


128. D. Li, M. Wang,* J. Liu, Q. Zhao, L. Wang,* CuII-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Acylation of Acyl C–H of Formamides with α-Oxocarboxylic Acids Leading to α-Ketoamides. Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 3640–3642. DOI: 10.1039/c3cc41188e.


127. J. Liu, W. Chen, L. Wang,* Synthesis of 2-Selenyl(sulfenyl) benzofurans via Cu-Catalyzed Tandem Reactions of 2-(gem-Dibromovinyl)phenols with Diorganyl Diselenides(disulfides). RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 4723–4730. DOI: 10.1039/c3ra23361h.


126. K. Luo, L. Meng, Y. Zhang, X. Zhang,* L. Wang,* A Stereocontrolled 1,2-Addition Reaction of Tetrazoles with Alkyl Propiolates for the Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Enamines. Adv. Synth. Catal., 2013, 355, 765–780. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201200868.


125. Q. Zhao, T. Miao, X. Zhang, W. Zhou, L. Wang,* Direct Use of Formamides as Amino Group Sources via C–N Bond Cleavage: A Catalytic Oxidative Synthesis of α-Ketoamides from Acetophenones and Formamides under Metal-Free Conditions. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2013, 11, 18671873. DOI: 10.1039/c3ob27433k.


124. L. Yu, P. Li, L. Wang,* Copper-Promoted Decarboxylative Direct C3-Acylation of N-Substituted Indoles with α-Oxocarboxylic Acids. Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 2368–2370. DOI: 10.1039/c3cc40389k.


123. H. Li, P. Li, L. Wang,* Direct Access to Acylated Azobenzenes via Pd-Catalyzed C–H Functionalization and Further Transformation into an Indazole Backbone. Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 620–623. DOI:10.1021/ol303434n.


122. W. Chen, P. Li, T. Miao, L.-G. Meng,* L. Wang,* An Efficient Tandem Elimination–Cyclization–Desulfitative Arylation of 2-(gem-Dibromovinyl)phenols(thiophnols) with Sodium Arylsulfinates. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2013, 11, 420–424. DOI: 10.1039/c2ob27232f.


121. X. Zhang, M. Wang, Y. Zhang, L. Wang,* A Novel and Metal-free Approach towards α-Ketoamides using TBHP/I2-Promoted Tandem Reaction of Amines with β-Diketones via C–C Bond Cleavage. RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 1311–1316. DOI: 10.1039/c2ra22116k.


120. P. Li, Y. Ji, W. Chen, X. Zhang, L. Wang,* The Facile Synthesis of 2-Bromoindoles via Cs2CO3-Promoted Intramolecular Tandem Cyclization of 2-(gem-Dibromovinyl)anilines under Transition-metal-free Conditions. RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 73–78. DOI: 10.1039/c2ra22172a.