Peter Chen and co-workers from ETH Zurich have reported in ACIE on a nickel catalyzed cyclopropanation. Looks similar to a Corey-Chaykovsky cyclopropanation because of the formation of an ylide.
Posted by naturalproductman on July 1, 2015
Xiaoming Feng and co-workers from Sichuan University have reported in the transformation of terminal alkynes to allenoates using diazo acetates.
Posted by naturalproductman on March 25, 2015
David Lupton and co-workers at Monash University have reported in Chemical Science on a method to synthesize substituted benzenes from acyclic precursors.
Chemical Science paper
Posted by naturalproductman on October 4, 2014
David Lupton and co-worker at Monash University have reported in JACS on an NHC-catalyzed [4+2] reaction.
Posted by naturalproductman on October 16, 2012
Cheol-Min Park and co-workers at Nanyang Technological University have reported in Chem Comm on a method for synthesis of pyridines through N-O bond cleavage using a carbenoid precursor.