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110.  Wang, Y.; Wen, X.; Cui, X.; Zhang, X. P. “Enantioselective Radical Cyclization for Construction of 5-Membered Ring Structures by Metalloradical C-H Alkylation” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 4792–4796. [Link]

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109.  Wang, Y.; Zhang, X. P. “[Co(3,5-Di-t-Bu-QingPhyrin)]” e-EROS, John Wiley & Sons, 2018; DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn02204. [Link]

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108.  Wang, Y.; Zhang, X. P. “[Co(3,5-Di-t-Bu-Xu(2'-Naph)Phyrin)]” e-EROS, John Wiley & Sons, 2018; DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn02203. [Link]

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107.  Wang, Y.; Zhang, X. P. “[Co(3,5-Di-t-Bu-ChenPhyrin)]” e-EROS, John Wiley & Sons, 2018; DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn02202. [Link]

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106.  Wang, Y.; Zhang, X. P. “[Co(3,5-Di-t-Bu-IbuPhyrin)]” e-EROS, John Wiley & Sons, 2018; DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn02201. [Link]

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105.  Wang, Y.; Zhang, X. P. “[Co(2,6-DiMeO-ZhuPhyrin)]” e-EROS, John Wiley & Sons, 2018; DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn02200. [Link]

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104.  Jiang, H.-L.; Lang, K.; Lu, H.-J.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Asymmetric Radical Bicyclization of Allyl Azidoformates via Cobalt(II)-Based Metalloradical Catalysis” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 9164–9167. [Link]

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103.  Xu, X.; Wang, Y.; Cui, X.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Metalloradical Activation of α-Formyldiazoacetates for Catalytic Asymmetric Radical Cyclopropanation of Alkenes” Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 4347–4351. [Link]

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102.  Wang, Y.; Wen, X.; Cui, X.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Asymmetric Radical Cyclopropanation of Alkenes with In Situ-Generated Donor-Substituted Diazo Reagents via Co(II)-Based Metalloradical Catalysis” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 1049–1052. [Link]

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101.  Pegis, M. L.; McKeown, B. A.; Kumar, N.; Lang, K.; Wasylenko, D. J.; Zhang, X. P.; Raugei, S.; Mayer, J. M. “Homogenous Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction Rates Correlate with Reaction Overpotential in Acidic Organic Solutions” ACS Cent. Sci. 2016, 2, 850–856. [Link]

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100.  Jiang, H.-L.; Lang, K.; Lu, H.-J.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Intramolecular Radical Aziridination of Allylic Sulfamoyl Azides via Co(II)-Based Metalloradical Catalysis: Effective Construction of Strained heterobicyclic Structures” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 11604–11608. [Link]

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99.  Lu, H.-J.; Lang, K.; Jiang, H.-L.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Intramolecular 1,5-C(sp3)–H Radical Amination via Co(II)-Based Metalloradical Catalysis for Five-Membered Cyclic Sulfamides” Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 6934–6939. [Link]

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98.  Liu, Q.-J.; Wang, L.-J.; Kang, Q.-K.; Zhang, X. P.; Tang, Y. “Cy-SaBOX/Copper(II)-Catalyzed Highly Diastereo- and Enantioselective Synthesis of Bicyclic N,O Acetals” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 9220–9223. [Link]

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97.  Liu, Q.-J.; Yan, W.-G.; Wang, L.-J.; Zhang, X. P.; Tang, Y. “One-Pot Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Tetrahydrocarbazoles” Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 4014–4017. [Link]

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96.  Goswami, M.; Lyaskovskyy, V.; Domingos, S. R.; Buma, W. J.; Woutersen, S.; Troeppner, O.; Ivanovic-Burmazovic, I.; Lu, H.-J.; Cui, X.; Zhang, X. P.; Reijerse, E. J.; DeBeer S.; van Schooneveld, M. M.; Pfaff, F.; Ray, K.; de Bruin, B. “Characterization of Porphyrin-Co(III)-‘Nitrene Radical’ Species Relevant in Catalytic Nitrene Transfer Reactions” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 5468–5479. [Link]

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95.  Subbarayan, V.; Jin, L.-M., Cui, X.; Zhang, X. P. “Room Temperature Activation of Aryloxysulfonyl Azides by [Co(II)(TPP)] for Selective Radical Aziridination of Alkenes via Metalloradical Catalysis” Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 3431–3434. [Link]

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94.  Cui, X.; Xu, X.; Jin, L.-M.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Stereoselective Radical C–H Alkylation with Acceptor/Acceptor-Substituted Diazo Reagents via Co(II)-Based Metalloradical Catalysis” Chem. Sci. 2015. 6, 1219–1224. [Link]

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93.  Jin, C.-Y., Decker, A. M.; Huang, X.-P.; Gilmour, B. P.; Blough, B. E.; Roth, B. L.; Hu, Y.; Gill, J. B.; Zhang, X. P. “Synthesis, Pharmacological Characterization, and Structure-Activity Relationship Studies of Small Molecular Agonists for the Orphan GPR88” ACS Chem. Neurosci. 2014, 5, 576–587. [Link]

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92.  Lu, H.-J.; Li, C.-Q.; Jiang, H.-L.; Lizardi, C. L.; Zhang, X. P. “Chemoselective Amination of Propargylic C(sp3)−H Bonds via Co(II)-Based Metalloradical Catalysis” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 7028–7032. [Link]


91.  Tao, J.-R.; Jin, L.-M.; Zhang, X. P. “Synthesis of Chiral N-Phosphoryl Aziridines through Enantioselective Aziridination of Alkenes With Phosphoryl Azide via Co(II)-Based Metalloradical Catalysis” Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2014, 10, 1282–1289. [Link]

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90.  Ruppel, J. V.; Cui, X.; Xu, X.; Zhang, X. P. “Stereoselective Intramolecular Cyclopropanation of alpha-Diazoacetates via Co(II)-Based Metalloradical Catalysis” Org. Chem. Front. 2014, 1, 515–520. [Link]

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89.  Jin, L.-M.; Lu, H.-J.; Cui, Y.; Lizardi, C. L.; Arzua, T. N.; Wojtas, L.; Cui, X.; Zhang, X. P. “Selective Radical Amination of Aldehydic C(sp2)‒H Bonds with Fluoroaryl Azides via Co(II)-Based Metalloradical Catalysis: Synthesis of N-Fluoroaryl Amides from Aldehydes under Neutral and Nonoxidative Conditions” Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 2422–2427. [Link]

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88.  Paul, N. D.; Mandal, S.; Otte, M.; Cui, X.; Zhang, X. P.; de Bruin, B. “A Metalloradical Approach to 2H-Chromenes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 1090–1096. [Link]

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87.  Cui, X.; Zhang, X. P. “Asymmetric C–H Functionalization by Transition Metal-Catalyzed Carbene Transfer Reactions” In Comprehensive Organic Synthesis II (Second Edition) Eds. Knochel, P.; Molander, G.; Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2014, Vol. 7, pp. 86–120. [Link]


86.  Maza, W. A.; Vetromile, G. M.; Kim, C.-S.; Xu, X.; Zhang, X. P.; Larsen, R. W. “Spectroscopic Investigation of the Noncovalent Association of the Nerve Agent Simulant Diisopropyl Methylphosphonate (DIMP) with Zinc(II)porphyrins” J. Phys. Chem. A. 2013, 117, 11308–11315. [Link]

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85.  Xu, X.; Zhu, S.-F.; Cui, X.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Cobalt(II)-Catalyzed Asymmetric Olefin Cyclopropanation with a-Ketodiazoacetates” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 11857–11861. [Link] [Highlighted in Synfacts]

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84.  Paul, N. D.; Lu, H.-J.; Zhang, X. P.; de Bruin, B. “Carbene Radicals in Cobalt(II) Porphyrin-Catalyzed Carbene Carbonylation Reactions: A Catalytic Approach to Ketenes” Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 12953–12958. [Link]

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83.  Liu, L.; Xie, H.; Bostic, H. E.; Jin, L.-M.; Best, D. B.; Zhang, X. P.; Zhan, W. “Effects of Oriented Surface Dipole on Photoconversion Efficiency in an Alkane/Lipid-Hybrid-Bilayer-Based Photovoltaic Model System” ChemPhysChem 2013, 14, 2777–2785. [Link]


82.  Cui, X.; Zhang, X. P. “Cobalt-Mediated Carbene Transfer Reactions” In Contemporary Carbene Chemistry; eds. Moss, R. A.; Doyle, M. P.; John Wiley & Sons, 2013, Chapter 15, 491–525. [Link]


81.  Jin, L.-M.; Xu, X.; Lu, H.; Cui, X.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Effective Synthesis of Chiral N-Fluoroaryl Aziridines via Enantioselective Aziridination of Alkenes with Fluoroaryl Azides” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 5309–5313. [Link] [Highlighted in Synfacts] [Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal]

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80.  Cui, X.; Xu, X.; Wojtas, L.; Kim, M. M.; Zhang, X. P. “Regioselective Synthesis of Multisubstituted Furans via Metalloradical Cyclization of Alkynes with alpha-Diazocarbonyls: Construction of Functionalized alpha-Oligofurans” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 19981–19984. [Link] [Highlighted in SynForm] [Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal]

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79.  Lu, H.-J.; Jiang, H.-L.; Hu, Y.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Stereoselective Radical Amination of Electron-Deficient C(sp3)–H Bonds by Co(II)-Based Metalloradical Catalysis: Synthesis of alpha-Amino Acid Derivatives via alpha-C–H Amination of Esters and Amides” Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 5158–5161. [Link]

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78.  Meng, L.; Cheng, Q.; Kim, C.-S.; Gao, W.-Y.; Wojtas, L.; Chen, Y.-S.; Zaworotko, M. J.; Zhang, X. P.; Ma, S.-Q. “Crystal Engineering of a Microporous, Catalytically Active fcu Topology MOF Using a Custom-Designed Metalloporphyrin Linker” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 10082–10085. [Link] [Selected as Hot Paper]

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77.  Jiang, H.-L.; Zhang, X. P. “Oxidation: C─N Bond Formation by Oxidation (Aziridines)” In Comprehensive Chirality; eds. Carreira, E. M.; Yamamoto, H.; Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2012, Vol. 5, pp. 168–182. [Link


76.  Wang, X.-S.; Chrzanowski, M.; Gao, W.-Y.; Kim, C.-S.; Wojtas, L.; Chen, Y.-S.; Zhang, X. P.; Ma, S.-Q. “Quest for Highly Porous Metal-Metalloporphyrin Framework Based upon A Custom-Designed Octatopic Porphyrin Ligand” Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 7173–7175. [Link]

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75.  Hu, Y.; Zhang, X. P. “Selective Olefination of Carbonyl Compounds via Metal-Catalyzed Carbene Transfer from Diazo Reagents” Top. Curr. Res. 2012, 327, 147–162. [Link]


74.  Zhu, S.-F.; Cui, X.; Zhang, X. P. “Ligand Effect on Cobalt(II)-Catalyzed Asymmetric Cyclopropanation with Diazosulfones: Approaching High Stereoselectivity through Modular Design of D2-Symmetric Chiral Porphyrins” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2012, 430–434. [Link]


73.  Burda, W. N.; Fields, K. B.; Gill, J. B.; Burt, R.; Shepherd, M.; Zhang, X. P.; Shaw, L. N. “Neutral Metallated and Meso-Substituted Porphyrins as Antimicrobial Agents Against Gram-Positive Pathogens” Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 2012, 31, 327–335. [Link]


72.  Cui, X.; Zhang, X. P. “Iron(III) meso-Tetraphenylporphine Chloride” e-EROS, John Wiley & Sons, 2012; DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn01388. [Link]

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71.  Wang, X.-S.; Meng, L.; Cheng, Q.-G.; Kim, C.-S.; Wojtas, L.; Chrzanowski, M.; Chen, Y.-S.; Zhang, X. P.; Ma, S.-Q. “A Three-Dimensional Porous Metal-Metalloporphyrin Framework Consisting of Nanoscopic Polyhedral Cages with a High Density of Open Metal Sites” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 16322–16325. [Link]

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70.  Lu, H.-J.; Jiang, H.-L.; Hu, Y.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Chemoselective Intramolecular Allylic C–H Amination over C=C Aziridination through Co(II)-Based Metalloradical Catalysis” Chem. Sci. 2011, 2, 2361–2366. [Link] [Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal]

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69.  Xu, X.; Lu, H.-J.; Ruppel, J. V.; Cui, X.; de Mesa, S. L.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Highly Asymmetric Intramolecular Cyclopropanation of Acceptor-Substituted Diazoacetates by Co(II)-Based Metalloradical Catalysis: Iterative Approach for Development of New Generation Catalysts” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 15292–15295. [Link] [Highlighted in Synfacts]

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68.  Lyaskovskyy, V.; Suarez, A. I. O.; Lu, H.-J.; Jiang, H.-L.; Zhang, X. P.; de Bruin, B. “Mechanism of Cobalt(II) Porphyrin-Catalyzed C–H Amination with Organic Azides: Radical Nature and H-Atom Abstraction Ability of Cobalt(III)-Nitrene Key Intermediates” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 12264–12273. [Link]

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67.  Lu, H.-J.; Dzik, W. I.; Xu, X.; Wojtas, L.; de Bruin, B.; Zhang, X. P. “Experimental Evidence for Cobalt(III)-Carbene Radicals: Key Intermediates in Cobalt(II)-Based Metalloradical Cyclopropanation” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 8518–8521. [Link]

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66.  Belof, J. L.; Cioce, C. R.; Xu, X.; Zhang, X. P.; Space, B.; Woodcock, H. L. “Characterization of Tunable Radical Metal-Carbenes: Key Intermediates in Catalytic Cyclopropanation”, Organometallics 2011, 30, 2739–2746. [Link]

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65.  Dzik, W. I.; Zhang, X. P.; de Bruin, B. “The Redox Non-Innocence of Carbene Ligands: Carbene Radicals in (Catalytic) C-C Bond Formation” Inorg. Chem.  2011, 50, 9896–9903. [Link]

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64.  Uygun, A.; Myjavcova, R.; Yavuz, A. G.; Ruppel. J. V.; Fields, K. B.; Frankhauser, A.; Zhang, X. P.; Bhethanbotla, V. R.; Bednar, P. “Electrochemical Polymerization and Investigation of Properties of Poly(5-(4’-aminophenylamino)-10,20-diphenylporphyrin)” Electroanalysis 2011, 23, 1158–1167. [Link]


63.  Suarez, A. I. O.; Jiang, H.-L.; Zhang, X. P.; de Bruin, B. “The Radical Mechanism of Cobalt(II) Porphyrin-Catalyzed Olefin Aziridination and the Importance of Cooperative H-Bonding” Dalton Trans.  2011, 40, 5697–5705. [Link]

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62.  Cui, X.; Xu, X.; Lu, H.-J.; Zhu, S.-F.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Enantioselective Cyclopropenation of Alkynes with Acceptor/Acceptor-Substituted Diazo Reagents via Co(II)-Based Metalloradical Catalysis” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 3304–3307. [Link] [Highlighted in Synfacts]

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61.  Lu, H.-J.; Zhang, X. P. “Catalytic C–H Functionalization by Metalloporphyrins: Recent Development and Future Directions” Chem. Soc. Rev. 2011, 40, 1899–1909. [Link]

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60.  Fields, K. B.; Engle, J. T.; Sripothongnak, S.; Kim, C.-S.; Zhang, X. P.; Ziegler, C. J. “Cobalt Carbaporphyrin-Catalyzed Cyclopropanation” Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 749. [Link]  

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59.  Lu, H.-J.; Jiang, H.-L.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Selective Intramolecular C–H Amination via Metalloradical Activation of Azides: Synthesis of 1,3-Diamines under Neutral and Nonoxidative Conditions” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 10192–10196. [Link] [Selected as Hot Paper][Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal]

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58.  Zhan, W.; Jiang, K.; Smith, M. D.; Bostic, H. E.; Best, M. D.; Auad, M. L.; Ruppel, J. V.; Kim, C.-S.; Zhang, X. P. “Photocurrent Generation from Porphyrin/Fullerene Complexes Assembled in a Tethered Lipid Bilayer” Langmuir 2010, 26, 15671–15679. [Link]

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57.  Hilker, B.; Fields, K. B.; Stern, A.; Space, B.; Zhang, X. P.; Harmon, J. P. “Dielectric Analysis of Poly(methyl methacrylate) Zinc(II) Mono-pinacolborane Diphenylporphyrin Composites” Polymer 2010, 51, 4790–4805. [Link]

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56.  Zhu, S.-F.; Xu, X.; Perman, J. A.; Zhang, X. P. “A General and Efficient Cobalt(II)-Based Catalytic System for Highly Stereoselective Cyclopropanation of Alkenes with a-Cyano-Diazoacetates” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 12796–12799. [Link] [Highlighted in Synfacts] [Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal]

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55.  Dzik, W. I.; Xu, X.; Zhang, X. P.; Reek, J. N. H.; de Bruin, B. “Carbene Radicals’ in CoII(por)-Catalyzed Olefin Cyclopropanation” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 10891–10902. [Link]

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54.  Lu, H.-J.; Tao, J.-R.; Jones, J. E.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Co(II)-Catalyzed Intramolecular C–H Amination of Phosphoryl Azides: Formation of 6- and 7-Membered Cyclophosphoramidates” Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 1248–1251. [Link] [Highlighted in Synfacts]

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53.  Lu, H.-J.; Subbarayan, V.; Tao, J.; Zhang, X. P. “Cobalt-Catalyzed Intermolecular Benzylic C–H Amination with 2,2,2-Trichloroethoxycarbonyl Azide (TrocN3)” Organometallics 2010, 29, 389–393. [Link]

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52.  Ruppel, J. V.; Fields, K. B.; Snyder, N. L.; Zhang, X. P. “Metalloporphyrin-Catalyzed Asymmetric Atom/Group Transfer Reactions” In Handbook of Porphyrin Science; eds. Kadish, K. M.; Smith, K. M.; Guilard, R.; World Scientific, 2010, Vol. 10, Chapter 43, pp. 1–84. [Link]


51.  Fields, K. B.; Ruppel, J. V.; Snyder, N. L.; Zhang, X. P. “Porphyrin Functionalization via Carbon-Heteroatom Cross-Coupling Reactions” In Handbook of Porphyrin Science; eds. Kadish, K. M.; Smith, K. M.; Guilard, R.; World Scientific, 2010, Vol. 3, Chapter 13, pp. 367–428. [Link]


50.  Subbarayan, V.; Ruppel, J. V.; Zhu, S.-F.; Perman, J. A.; Zhang, X. P. “Highly Asymmetric Cobalt-Catalyzed Aziridination of Alkenes with Trichloroethoxysulfonyl Azide (TcesN3)” Chem. Commun. 2009, 4266–4268. [Link]

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49.  Ruppel, J. V.; Gauthier, T. J.; Snyder, N. L.; Perman, J. A.; Zhang, X. P. “Asymmetric Cobalt-Catalyzed Cyclopropanation with Succinimidyl Diazoacetate: General Synthesis of Optically Active Cyclopropyl Carboxamides” Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 2273–2276. [Link] [Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal

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48.  Zhu, S.-F.; Zhang, X. P. “Cobalt(II) Acetate” e-EROS, John Wiley & Sons, 2009; DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rc182.pub2. [Link]


47.  Zhu, S.-F.; Perman, J. A.; Zhang, X. P. “Acceptor/Acceptor-Substituted Diazo Reagents for Carbene Transfers: Cobalt-Catalyzed Asymmetric (Z)-Cyclopropanation of Alkenes with a-Nitro-Diazoacetates” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 8460–8463. [Link] [Highlighted in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.] [Highlighted in Synfacts]

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46.  Jones, J. E.; Ruppel, J. V.; Gao, G.-Y.; Thomas, M. M.; Zhang, X. P. “Cobalt-Catalyzed Asymmetric Olefin Aziridination with Diphenylphosphoryl Azide” J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 7260–7265. [Link]

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45.  Gao, G.-Y.; Ruppel, J. V.; Fields, K. B.; Xu, X.; Chen, Y.; Zhang, X. P. “Synthesis of Diporphyrins via Palladium-Catalyzed C–O Bond Formation: Effective Access to Chiral Diporphyrins” J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 4855–4858. [Link]

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44.  Ruppel, J. V.; Jones, J. E.; Huff, C. A.; Kamble, R. M.; Chen, Y.; Zhang, X. P. “A Highly Effective Cobalt Catalyst for Olefin Aziridination with Azides: Hydrogen Bonding-Guided Catalyst Design” Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 1995–1998. [Link]

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43.  Zhu, S.; Ruppel, J. V.; Lu, H.; Wojtas, L.; Zhang, X. P. “Cobalt-Catalyzed Asymmetric Cyclopropanation with Diazosulfones: Rigidification and Polarization of Ligand Chiral Environment via Hydrogen Bonding and Cyclization” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 5042–5043. [Link] [Highlighted in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.] [Highlighted in Synfacts]

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42.  Gao, G. Y.; Ruppel, J. V.; Allen, D. B.; Chen, Y.; Zhang, X. P. "Synthesis of beta-Functionalized Porphyrins via Palladium-Catalyzed Carbon–Heteroatom Bond Formations: Expedient Entry into beta-Chiral Porphyrins" J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 9060–9066. [Link]

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41.  Harden, J. D.; Ruppel, J. V.; Gao, G.-Y.; Zhang, X. P. “Cobalt-Catalyzed Intermolecular C–H Amination with Bromamine-T as Nitrene Source” Chem. Comm. 2007, 4644–4646. [Link]

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40.  Ruppel, J. V.; Kamble, R. M.; Zhang, X. P. "Cobalt-Catalyzed Intramolecular C–H Amination with Arylsulfonyl Azides" Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 4889–4892. [Link]

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39.  Chen, Y.; Ruppel, J. V.; Zhang, X. P. “Cobalt-Catalyzed Asymmetric Cyclopropanation of Electron-Deficient Olefins” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 12074–12075. [Link] [Highlighted in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.] [Highlighted in Synfacts] [Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal]

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38.  Chen, Y.; Zhang, X. P. "Asymmetric Cyclopropanation of Styrenes Catalyzed by Metal Complexes of D2-Symmetrical Chiral Porphyrin: Superiority of Cobalt over Iron" J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 5931–5934. [Link] [Highlighted in Synfacts]

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37.  Gao, G.-Y.; Jones, J. E.; Vyas, R.; Harden, J. D.; Zhang, X. P. "Cobalt-Catalyzed Aziridination with Diphenylphosphoryl Azide (DPPA): Direct Synthesis of N-Phosphorous-Substituted Aziridines from Alkenes" J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 6655–6658. [Link]

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36.  Chen, Y.; Zhang, X. P. “Trans Effect on Cobalt Porphyrin Catalyzed Asymmetric Cyclopropanation” Synthesis 2006, No.10, 1697–1700. (Invited Contribution to Special Topic) [Link]

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35.  Gao, G.-Y.; Harden, J. D.; Zhang, X. P. “Cobalt-Catalyzed General and Efficient Aziridination of Alkenes” Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 3191–3193. [Link]

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34.  Chen, Y.; Gao, G.-Y.; Zhang, X. P. “Palladium-Mediated Synthesis of Novel meso-Chiral Porphyrins for Cobalt-Catalyzed Cyclopropanation” Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 4965–4969. [Link]

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33.  Baskaran, D.; Mays, J. W.; Zhang, X. P.; Bratcher, M. S. “Carbon Nanotubes with Covalently Linked Porphyrin Antennae: Photoinduced Electron Transfer” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 6916–6917. [Link]

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32.  Gao, G.-Y.; Colvin, A. J.; Chen, Y.; Zhang, X. P. “Synthesis of meso-Arylsulfanyl- and Alkylsulfanyl-Substituted Porphyrins via Palladium-Mediated C–S Bond Formation” J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 8886–8892. [Link]

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31.  Chen, Y.; Fields, K. B.; Zhang, X. P. “Bromoporphyrins as Versatile Synthons for Modular Construction of Chiral Porphyrins: Cobalt-Catalyzed Highly Enantioselective and Diastereoselective Cyclopropanation” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 14718–14719. [Link] [Highlighted in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.]

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30.  Vyas, R.; Gao, G.-Y.; Harden, J. D.; Zhang, X. P. “Iron(III) Porphyrin-Catalyzed Aziridination of Alkenes with Bromamine-T as Nitrene Source” Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 1907–1910. [Link]

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29.  Gao, G.-Y.; Chen, Y.; Zhang, X. P. “General Synthesis of meso-Amidoporphyrins via Palladium-Catalyzed Amidation” Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 1837–1840. [Link]

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28.  Chen, Y.; Zhang, X. P. “Vitamin B12 Derivatives as Natural Asymmetric Catalysts: Enantioselective Cyclopropanation of Alkenes” J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 2431–2435. [Link]

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27.  Lee, M.-Y.; Chen, Y.; Zhang, X. P. “General and Selective Olefination of Aldehydes and Ketones Catalyzed by a Cobalt(II) Porphyrin Complex” Organometallics 2003, 22, 4905–4909. [Link]

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