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余正坤 研究员



余正坤(Zhengkun Yu)

Professor


Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics,
Chinese Academy of Sciences,
457 Zhongshan Road, Dalian 116023, P. R. China

Tel: 86-411-84379227 (office)
E-mail: zkyu@dicp.ac.cn

 

Educational and Professional Background:

2003.2-present, Full Professor, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS, China

2001.8-2003.1, Research Associate, Wayne State University, USA

2000.8-2001.7, Research Associate, Japan Science and Technology Corporation (JST)/Waseda University, Japan

1998.11-2000.7, Postdoctoral Associate, Wayne State University, USA

1997.01-1998.10, Postdoctoral Associate, Ames Lab of DOE, USA/Iowa State University, USA

1995.10-1996.12, Postdoctoral Associate, Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Münster, Germany

1995.7-1995.9, Assistant Professor, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS, China

1984.7-1989.8, Instructor, Changsha College of Aeronautic Engineering, China

1992.9-1995.6, Ph. D. in Organic Chemistry, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS, China

1989.9-1992.7, M.S. in Organic Chemistry, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS, China

1980.9-1984.7, B.S. in Chemistry, Central China Normal University, China


 

Honors and Awards:

2007, “Talent Program of Liaoning Province”, First Class

2010, Distinguished Expert, Dalian

2012, Advisory Board of Radiation Chemistry, CAS

2013, Distinguished Expert, Dalian


 

Research Areas:

Highly Active Transition-Metal Complex Catalysts
Transition-Metal Catalyzed Organic Synthetic Methodologies 


 
Representative Publications:

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32. Lou, J.; Ma, J.; Xu, B.-H.; Zhou, Y.-G.;* Yu, Z. K.* Photoinduced, Copper-Catalyzed Three-Component Annulation of gem-Dialkylthio Enynes. Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 5202-5206.

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31. Lou, J.; Wang, Q. N.; Wu, P.; Wang, H. M.;* Zhou, Y.-G.;* Yu, Z. K.* Transition-Metal Mediated Carbon-Sulfur Bond Activation and Transformations: An Update. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2020, 49, 4307-4359.

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30. Wu, P.; He, Y.; Wang, H. M.;* Zhou, Y.-G.;* Yu, Z. K.* Copper(II)-Catalyzed C-H Nitrogenation/Annulation Cascade of Ketene N,S-Acetals with Aryldiazonium Salts: A Direct Access to N2-Substituted Triazole and Triazine Derivatives. Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 310-315.

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29. Wang, Q. N.; Chen, Y. J.; Lou, J.; Zhang, D. H.; Zhou, Y.-G.;* Yu, Z. K.* Highly Regioselective C-H Alkylation of Alkenes Through an Aryl to Vinyl 1,4-Palladium Migration/C-C Cleavage Cascade. ACS Catal. 2019, 9,11669-11675.

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28. Lou, J.; Wang, Q. N.; Zhou, Y.-G.;* Yu, Z. K.* Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed Annulative Coupling of Sulfoxonium Ylides and Allenoates: An Arene C-H Activation/Cyclopropanation Cascade. Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 9217-9222.

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27. Wang, Q. N.; Liu, Z. Q.; Lou, J.; Yu, Z. K.* Palladium-Catalyzed C-S Bond Cleavage with Allenoates: Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted 2-Alkenylfuran Derivatives. Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 6007-6011.

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26. Liu, T. T.; Wang, L. D.; Wu, K. K.; Yu, Z. K.* Manganese-Catalyzed β-Alkylation of Secondary Alcohols with Primary Alcohols under Phosphine-Free Conditions. ACS Catal. 2018, 8, 7201-7207.

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25. Wang, Q. N.; Yang, X, G,; Wu, P.; Yu, Z. K.* Photoredox-Catalyzed C-H Arylation of Internal Alkenes to Tetrasubstituted Alkenes: Synthesis of Tamoxifen. Org. Lett. 201719, 6248-6251.

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24. Wu, P.; Wu, K. K.; Wang, L. D.; Yu, Z. K.* Iron-Promoted Difunctionalization of Alkenes by Phenylselenylation/1,2-Aryl Migration. Org. Lett. 201719, 5450-5453.

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23. Huang, F.; Liu, Z. Q.; Wang, Q. N.; Lou, J.; Yu, Z. K.* Copper-Catalyzed Formal Carbene Migratory Insertion into Internal Olefinic C=C Bonds with N-Tosylhydrazones to Access Iminofuran and 2(3H)-furanone Derivatives. Org. Lett. 201719, 3660-3663.

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22. Lou, J.; Wang, Q. N.; Wu, K. K.; Wu, P.; Yu, Z. K.* Iron-Catalyzed Oxidative C-H Functionalization of Internal Olefins for the Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted Furans. Org. Lett. 201719, 3287-3290.

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21. Chai, H. N.; Wang, Q. F.; Liu, T. T.; Yu, Z. K.* Diruthenium(II)-NNN Pincer Complex Catalysts for Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones. Dalton Trans. 201645, 17843-17849.

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20. Huang, F.; Liu, Z. Q.; Yu, Z. K.* C-Alkylation of Ketones and Related Compounds by Alcohols via Transition Metal-Catalyzed Dehydrogenatin. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201655, 862-875.

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19. Yang, X. G.; Liu, Z. Q.; Sun, C. L.; Chen, J. P.; Yu, Z. K.* Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Cross-Coupling of α-Cyanoketene Dithioacetals with Olefins. Chem. Eur. J. 201521, 14085-14094 (Hot Paper).

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18. Yang, Q.; Wang, Q. F.; Yu, Z. K.* Substitution of Alcohols by N-nucleophiles via Transition Metal-Catalyzed Dehydrogenation. Chem. Soc. Rev. 201544, 2305-2329.

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17. Wu, P.; Wang, L. D.; Wu, K. K.; Yu, Z. K.* Brønsted Acid-Catalyzed PhSe Transfer versus Radical Aryl Transfer: Linear Codimerization of Styrenes and Internal Olefins. Org. Lett. 201517, 868-871.

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16. Huang, F.; Wu, P.; Wang, L. D.; Chen, J. P.; Sun, C. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Copper-Mediated Intramolecular Oxidative C-H/N-H Cross-coupling of alpha-Alkenoyl Ketene N,S-Acetals to Pyrrolone Derivatives. Chem. Commun. 201450, 12479-12481; 13395-13395.

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15. Yang, Q.; Wu, P.; Chen, J. P.; Yu, Z. K.* Iron-Catalyzed Alkylation of α-oxo Ketene Dithioacetals. Chem. Commun. 201450, 6337-6339.

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14. Mao, Z. F.; Huang, F.; Yu, H. F.; Chen, J. P.; Yu, Z. K.;* Xu, Z. Q. Copper-Catalyzed Trifluoromethylation of Internal Olefinic C-H Bonds: Efficient Routes to Trifluoromethylated Tetrasubstituted Olefins and N-Heterocycles. Chem. Eur. J. 201420, 3439-3445.

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13. Wang, L. D.; He, W.; Yu, Z. K.* Transition-Metal Mediated Carbon-Sulfur Bond Activation and Transformations. Chem. Soc. Rev. 201342, 599-621.

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12. Ye, W. J.; Zhao, M.; Yu, Z. K.* Ruthenium(II) Pyrazolyl-Pyridyl-Oxazolinyl Complex Catalysts for Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones. Chem. Eur. J. 201218, 10843-10846.

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11. Yu, Z. K.*; Jin, W. W.; Jiang, Q. B. Bronsted Acid Activation Strategy in Transition Metal-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Unprotected N-H Imines, Enamines and N-Heteroaromatics. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201251, 6060-6072.

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10. He, W.; Wang, L. D.; Sun, C. L.; Wu, K. K.; He, S. B.; Chen, J. P.; Yu, Z. K.* Pt-Sn/γ-Al2O3 Catalyzed Highly Efficient Direct Synthesis of Secondary and Tertiary Amines and Imines from the Reactions of Amines with Alcohols or Between Amines. Chem. Eur. J. 201117, 13308-13317.

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9. Jin, W. W.; Du, W. M.; Yang, Q.; Yu, H. F.; Chen, J. P.; Yu, Z. K.* Regio- and Stereoselective Synthesis of Multi-substituted Olefins and Conjugate Dienes by Using alpha-Oxo Ketene Dithioacetals as the Building Blocks. Org. Lett. 201113, 4272-4275.

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8. Luo, N.; Zheng, Z. Y.; Yu, Z. K.* Highly Regioselective [3+2] Annulation of Azomethine Imines with 1-Alkynyl Fischer Carbene Complexes to Functionalized N,N-Bicyclic Pyrazolidin-3-ones. Org. Lett. 201113, 3384-3387.

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7. Yu, H. F.; Jin, W. W.; Sun, C. L.; Chen, J. P.; Du, W. M.; He, S. B.; Yu, Z. K.* Palladium-Catalyzed Direct Cross-Coupling of Internal Alkenes with Terminal Alkenes to Functionalized 1,3-Butadienes via C-H Bond Activation: Efficient Synthesis of Bicyclic Pyridones. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201049, 5792-5797.

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6. Luo, N.; Yu, Z. K.* RuCl3.xH2O-Catalyzed Direct Arylation of Arenes with Aryl Chlorides in the Presence of Triphenylphosphine. Chem. Eur. J. 201016, 787-791.

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5. Yu, H. F.; Yu, Z. K.* Direct Alkenylation of Indoles through Acid-mediated Substitution Reactions with alpha-Oxo Ketene Dithioacetals: Efficient Synthesis of Indole Alkaloids Meridianin Derivatives. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200948, 2929-2933.

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4. Xu, T. Y.; Yu, Z. K.;* Wang, L. D. Iron-Promoted Cyclization/Halogenation of Alkynyl Diethyl Acetals. Org. Lett. 200911, 2113-2116.

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3.  Jin, W. W.; Yu, Z. K.;* He, W.; Ye, W. J.; Xiao, W.-J. Efficient Rh(I)-Catalyzed Direct Arylation and Alkenylation of Arene C-H Bonds via Decarbonylation of Benzoic and Cinnamic Anhydrides.  Org. Lett. 200911, 1317-1320.

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2. Zhao, X. D.; Yu, Z. K.* Rhodium-Catalyzed Regioselective C-H Functionalization via Decarbonylation of Acid Chlorides and C-H Bond Activation under Phosphine-Free Conditions. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008130, 8136-8137.

1. Zeng, F. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Exceptionally Efficient Unsymmetrical Ruthenium(II) NNN Complex Catalysts Bearing a Pyridyl-based Pyrazolyl-Imidazolyl Ligand for Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.  Organometallics 200827, 2898-2901.



 

Publication List (Zhengkun Yu):


175. Lou, J.; Ma, J.; Xu, B.-H.; Zhou, Y.-G.;* Yu, Z. K.* Photoinduced, Copper-Catalyzed Three-Component Annulation of gem-Dialkylthio Enynes.

Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 5202-5206.

174. Lou, J.; Wang, Q. N.; Wu, P.; Wang, H. M.;* Zhou, Y.-G.;* Yu, Z. K.* Transition-Metal Mediated Carbon-Sulfur Bond Activation and Transformations: An Update.

Chem. Soc. Rev. 2020, 49, 4307-4359.

173. He, Y.; Lou, J.; Zhou, Y.-G.;* Yu, Z. K.* ZnCl2-Catalyzed [4+1] Annulation of Alkylthio-Substituted Enaminones and Enaminothiones with Sulfur Ylides.

Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 4941-4946.

172. Huang, F.; Wu, P.; Yu, Z. K.* Copper(II)-Mediated Intramolecular Cyclopropanation of Ketene N,X-Acetals (X = S, O, N) under Mild Conditions.

J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 4373-4385.

171. He, Y.; Lou, J.; Wu, P.; Zhou, Y.-G.;* Yu, Z. K.* Copper-Catalyzed Annulative Coupling of S,S-Disubstituted Enones with Diazo Compounds to Access Highly Functionalized Thiophene Derivatives.

J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 1044-1053.

170. Liu, T. T.; Wu, K. K.; Wang, L. D.; Fan, H. J.;* Zhou, Y.-G.;* Yu, Z. K.* Assembled Multinuclear Ruthenium(II)-NNNN Complexes: Synthesis, Catalytic Properties, and DFT Calculations.

Organometallics 2020, 39, 93-104.

169. Wu, P.; He, Y.; Wang, H. M.;* Zhou, Y.-G.;* Yu, Z. K.* Copper(II)-Catalyzed C-H Nitrogenation/Annulation Cascade of Ketene N,S-Acetals with Aryldiazonium Salts: A Direct Access to N2-Substituted Triazole and Triazine Derivatives.

Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 310-315.

168. Wang, Q. N.; Chen, R. J.; Lou, J.; Zhang, D. H.; Zhou, Y.-G.;* Yu, Z. K.* Highly Regioselective C-H Alkylation of Alkenes through an Aryl to Vinyl 1,4-Palladium Migration/C-C Cleavage Cascade.

ACS Catal. 2019, 9, 11669-11675.

167. Lou, J.; Wang, Q. N.; Zhou, Y.-G.;* Yu, Z. K.* Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed Annulative Coupling of Sulfoxonium Ylides and Allenoates: An Arene C-H Activation/Cyclopropanation Cascade.

Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 9217-9222.

166. Liu, T. T.; Wu, K. K.; Wang, L. D.; Yu, Z. K.* Potassium tert-Butoxide-Promoted Acceptorless Dehydrogenation of N-Heterocycles.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2019, 361, 3958-3964.

165. Lou, J.; He, Y.; Li, Y. L.; Wang, H. M.;* Yu, Z. K.* Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Direct C-H Cyanoalkylation and Cyanoalkoxylation of Internal Alkenes via Radical C-C Bond Cleavage of Cycloketone Oxime Esters.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2019, 361, 3787-3799.

164. Wang, Q. N.; Lou, J.; Huang, Z. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed Annulation of Acetophenone O-Acetyl Oximes with Allenoates through Arene C-H Activation: An Access to Isoquinolines.

J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 2083-2092.

163. He, Y.; Lou, J.; Wu, K. K.; Wang, H. M.;* Yu, Z. K.* Copper-Catalyzed Radical C-C Bond Cleavage and [4+1] Annulation Cascade of Cycloketone Oxime Esters with Enaminothiones.

J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 2178-2190.

162. Gong, Y. F.; Zhang, H. J.; Geng, N. B.; Ren, X. Q.; Giesy, J. P.; Luo, Y.; Xing, L. G.; Wu, P.; Yu, Z. K.; Chen, J. P.* Short-Chain Chlorinated Parraffins (SCCPs) Disrupt Hepatic Fatty Acid Metabolism in Liver of Male Rat via Interacting with Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor a (PPARa).

Ecotox. Environ. Safety 2019, 181, 164-171.

161. Wang, Q. N.; Liu, Z. Q.; Lou, J.; Yu, Z. K.* Palladium-Catalyzed C-S Bond Cleavage with Allenoates: Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted 2-Alkenylfuran Derivatives.

Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 6007-6011.

160. Lou, J.; Wang, Q. N.; He, Y.; Yu, Z. K.* A Simple Aliphatic Diamine Auxiliary for Palladium-Catalyzed Arylation of Unactivated β-C(sp3)-H Bonds.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2018, 360, 4571-4584.

159. Liu, Z. Q.; Wu, P.; He, Y.; Yang, T.; Yu, Z. K.* [4+1] Cycloaddition of Enaminothiones and Aldehyde N-Tosylhydrazones toward 3-Aminothiophenes.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2018, 360, 4381-4392.

158. Guo, T. L.; Huang, F.; Jiang, Q. B.; Yu, Z. K.* PIDA-Mediated Formal Olefinic C=C Bond Cleavage of a-Oxo Ketene N,N-Acetals toward Substituted Oxazolines.

Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 14368-14372.

157. Liu, T. T.; Wang, L. D.; Wu, K. K.; Yu, Z. K.* Manganese-Catalyzed β-Alkylation of Secondary Alcohols with Primary Alcohols under Phosphine-Free Conditions.

ACS Catal. 2018, 8, 7201-7207.

156. Liu, Z. Q.; Gao, R. L.; Lou, J.; He, Y.; Yu, Z. K.* Metal-Free Selective Csp-Csp and Csp-Csp3 Bond Cleavages of N,S-Enynes toward Thiophene-Fused N-Heterocycles.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2018, 360, 3097-3108.

155. Jiang, Q. B.; Guo, T. L.; Gao, R. L.; Wang, Q. N.; Lou, J.; Yu, Z. K.* α,β-Unsaturated N-Acylindoles: An Alternative Class of Michael Acceptors and Their Application in Asymmetric Borylation.

J. Org. Chem. 2018, 83, 7981-7993.

154. Liu, Z. Q.; Huang, F.; Wu, P.; Wang, Q. N.; Yu, Z. K.* Amide Bond Formation Assisted by Vicinal Alkylthio Migration in Enaminones: Metal and CO-Free Synthesis of α,β-Unsaturated Amides.

J. Org. Chem. 2018, 83, 5731-5750.

153. Wang, Q. F.; Chai, H. N.; Yu, Z. K.* Acceptorless Dehydrogenation of N-Heterocycles and Secondary Alcohols by Ru(II)-NNC Complexes Bearing a Pyrazoyl-Indolyl-Pyridine Ligand.

Organometallics 2018, 37, 584-591.

152. Chai, H. N.; Wang, L. D.; Liu, T. T.; Yu, Z. K.* A Versatile Ru(II)-NNP Complex Catalyst for the Synthesis of Multisubstituted Pyrroles and Pyridines.

Organometallics 2017, 36, 4936-4942.

151. Wang, Q. N.; Yang, X. G.; Wu, P.; Yu, Z. K.* Photoredox-Catalyzed C-H Arylation of Internal Alkenes to Tetrasubstituted Alkenes: Synthesis of Tamoxifen.

Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 6248-6251.

150. Chai, H. N.; Liu, T. T.; Zheng, D. Y.; Yu, Z. K.* Cooperative N-H and CH2-Skeleton Effects on the Catalytic Activities of Bimetallic Ru(II)-NNN Complexes: Experimental and Theoretical Study.

Organometallics 2017, 36, 4268-4277.

149. Wu, P.; Wu, K. K.; Wang, L. D.; Yu, Z. K.* Iron-Promoted Difunctionalization of Alkenes by Phenylselenylation/1,2-Aryl Migration.

Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 5450-5453.

148. Wang, Q. F.; Chai, H. N.; Yu, Z. K.* Dimeric Ruthenium(II)-NNN Complex Catalysts Bearing a Pyrazolyl-Pyridylamino-Pyridine Ligand for Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones and Acceptorless Dehydrogenation of Alcohols.

Organometallics 2017, 36, 3638-3644.

147. Chai, H. N.; Liu, T. T.; Yu, Z. K.* NHTs Effect on the Enantioselectivity of Ru(II) Complex Catalysts Bearing a Chiral Bis(NHTs)-Substituted Imidazolyl-Oxazolinyl-Pyridine Ligand for Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.

Organometallics 2017, 36, 4136-4144.

146. Liu, T. T.; Chai, H. N.; Wang, L. D.; Yu, Z. K.* Exceptionally Active Assembled Dinuclear Ruthenium(II)-NNN Complex Catalysts for Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.

Organometallics 2017, 36, 2914-2921.

145. Wang, Q. N.; Lou, J.; Wu, P.; Wu, K. K.; Yu, Z. K.* Iron-Mediated Oxidative C-H Alkylation of S,S-Functionalized Internal Olefins via C(sp2)-H/C(sp3)-H Cross-Coupling.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2017, 359, 2981-2998.

144. Huang, F.; Liu, Z. Q.; Wang, Q. N.; Lou, J.; Yu, Z. K.* Copper-Catalyzed Formal Carbene Migratory Insertion into Internal Olefinic C=C Bonds with N-Tosylhydrazones to Access Iminofuran and 2(3H)-Furanone Derivatives.

Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 3660-3663.

143. Lou, J.; Wang, Q. N.; Wu, K. K.; Wu, P.; Yu, Z. K.* Iron-Catalyzed Oxidative C-H Functionalization of Internal Olefins for the Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted Furans.

Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 3287-3290.

142. Liu, Z. Q.; Huang, F.; Lou, J.; Wang, Q. N.; Yu, Z. K.* Copper-Promoted Direct C-H Alkoxylation of S,S-Functionalized Internal Olefins with Alcohols.

Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 5535-5540.

141. Jiang, Q. B.; Guo, T. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Copper-Catalyzed Asymmetric Borylation: Construction of a Stereogenic Carbon Center Bearing Both CF3 and Organoboron Functional Groups.

J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 1951-1960.

140. Wu, K. K.; He, W.; Sun, C. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Scalable Synthesis of Secondary and Tertiary Amines by Heterogeneous Pt-Sn/γ-Al2O3 Catalyzed N-Alkylation of Amines with Alcohols.

Tetrahedron 2016, 72, 5816-5821.

139. Chai, H. N.; Wang, Q. F.; Liu, T. T.; Yu, Z. K.* Diruthenium(II)-NNN Pincer Complex Catalysts for Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.

Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 17843-17849.

138. Gao, Y.; Zhang, H. J.; Zou, L. L.; Wu, P.; Yu, Z. K.; Lu, X. B.; Chen, J. P.* Quantification of Short-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins by Deuterodechlorination Combined with Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry.

Environ. Sci. Technol. 2016, 50, 3746-3753.

137. Guo, T. L.; Jiang, Q. B.; Yu, Z. K.* Copper-Catalyzed Ring-Expansion/Thiolactonization via Azidation of Internal Olefinic C-H Bond Under Mild Conditions.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2016, 358, 3450-3457.

136. Wu, K. K.; He, W.; Sun, C. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Bimetallic Pt–Sn/γ-Al2O3 Catalyzed β-Alkylation of Secondary Alcohols with Primary Alcohols under Solvent-Free Conditions.

Tetrahedron Lett. 2016, 57, 4017-4020.

135. Wang, Q. F.; Wu, K. K.; Yu, Z. K.* Ruthenium(III)-Catalyzed β-Alkylation of Secondary Alcohols with Primary Alcohols.

Organmetallics 2016, 35, 1251-1256.

134. Jiang, Q. B.; Guo, T. L.; Wu, K. K.; Yu, Z. K.* Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed sp2 C-H Addition to CF3-Substituted Unsaturated Ketones.

Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 2913-2915.

133. Huang, F.; Liu, Z. Q.; Yu, Z. K.* C-Alkylation of Ketones and Related Compounds by Alcohols via Transition Metal-Catalyzed Dehydrogenation.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 862-875.

132. Geng, N. B.; Zhang, H. J.;* Zhang, B. Q.; Wu, P.; Wang, F. D.; Yu, Z. K.; Chen, J. P.* Effects of Short-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins Exposure on the Viability and Metabolism of Human Hepatoma HepG2 Cells.

Environ. Sci. Technol. 2015, 49, 3076-3083.

131. Chai, H. N.; Liu, T. T.; Wang, Q. F.; Yu, Z. K.* Substituent Effect on the Catalytic Activity of Ru(II) Complexes Bearing a Pyridyl-Supported Pyrazolyl-Imidazolyl Ligand for Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.

Organometallics 2015, 34, 5278-5284.

130. Guo, T. L.; Jiang, Q. B.; Yu, Z. K.* Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Annulation of in-situ Generated Enones to Pyrroles: A Concise Route to Functionalized Indoles.

Org. Chem. Front. 2015, 2, 1361-1365.

129. Wu, K. K.; Wu, P.; Chen, J. P.; Sun, C. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Brønsted Acid-Promoted Cascade Alkylation/Cyclization of Pyrroles with N,N-Dimethylaminomethylene-glutaconic Acid Dinitrile: A Concise Route to Cyclopenta[b]pyrroles.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2015, 357, 3353-3358.

128. Yang, X. G.; Liu, Z. Q.; Sun, C. L.; Chen, J. P.; Yu, Z. K.* Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Cross-Coupling of α-Cyanoketene Dithioacetals with Olefins. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 14085-14094 (Hot Paper).

127. Yang, X. G.; Wu, K. K.; Yu, Z. K.* BF3×OEt2-Mediated Alkenylation of Pyrroles with α-Oxo Ketene Dithioacetals.

Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 4490-4493.

126. Yang, X. G.; Wu, K. K.; Wu, P.; Chen, J. P.; Sun, C. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Brønsted Acid-Mediated Annulation of α-Oxo Ketene Dithioacetals to Pyrroles: Efficient Synthesis of Structurally Diverse Cyclopenta[b]pyrroles.

Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 9323-9327.

125. Wu, P.; Huang, F.; Lou, J.; Wang, Q. N.; Liu, Z. Q.; Yu, Z. K.* Brønsted Acid-Catalyzed Phenylselenenylation of Internal Olefins.

Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 2488-2491.

124. Yang, Q.; Wang, Q. F.; Yu, Z. K.* Substitution of Alcohols by N-Nucleophiles via Transition Metal-Catalyzed Dehydrogenation.

Chem. Soc. Rev. 2015, 44, 2305-2329.

123. Wu, P.; Wang, L. D.; Wu, K. K.; Yu, Z. K.* Brønsted Acid-Catalyzed PhSe Transfer versus Radical Aryl Transfer: Linear Codimerization of Styrenes and Internal Olefins.

Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 868-871.

122. Yu, Z. K. Catalytic Carbon-Sulfur Bond Activation and Transformations in Homogeneous Catalysis for Unreactive Bond Activation. Edited by Zhang-Jie Shi. Wiley. 2015, P317-346.

121. Guo, T. L.; Jiang, Q. B.; Yu, L. K.; Yu, Z. K.* Synthesis of Chalcones via Domino Dehydrochlorination/Pd(OAc)2-Catalyzed Heck Reaction.

Chin. J. Catal. 2015, 36, 78-85 (invited).

120. Jiang, Q. B.; Guo, T. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Copper-Catalyzed Tandem (Asymmetric) Borylation of β-Chloroalkly Aryl Ketones and Related Compounds.

ChemCatChem 2015, 7, 660-665.

119. Guo, T. L.; Huang, F.; Yu, Z. K.* Indole Synthesis Through Transition Metal-Catalyzed C-H Activation.

Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 296-302 (invited).

118. Yang, Q.; Xu, T. Y.; Yu, Z. K.* Iron-Mediated Carboarylation/Cyclization of Propargylanilines with Acetals: A Concise Route to Indeno[2,1-c]quinolines.

Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 6310-6313.

117. Huang, F.; Wu, P.; Wang, L. D.; Chen, J. P.; Sun, C. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Copper-Mediated Intramolecular Oxidative C–H/C–H Cross-Coupling of a-Oxo Ketene N,S-Acetals for Indole Synthesis.

J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 10553-10560.

116. Huang, F.; Wu, P.; Wang, L. D.; Chen, J. P.; Sun, C. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Copper-Mediated Intramolecular Oxidative C-H/N-H Cross-Coupling of a-Alkenoyl Ketene N,S-Acetals to Pyrrolone Derivatives.

Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 12479-12481; 13395-13395.

115. Wu, K. K.; Wu, P.; Wang, L. D.; Chen, J. P.; Sun, C. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Tunable Bronsted Acidity-Dependent Alkylation and Alkenylation of Indoles.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2014, 356, 3871-3880.

114. Guo, T. L.; Jiang, Q. B.; Huang, F.; Chen, J. P.; Yu, Z. K.* Palladium-Catalyzed, Copper- Mediated Construction of Benzene Rings from the Reactions of Indoles with in-situ Generated Enones.

Org. Chem. Front. 2014, 1, 707-711.

113. Yang, Q.; Wu, P.; Chen, J. P.; Yu, Z. K.* Iron-Catalyzed Alkylation of α-oxo Ketene Dithioacetals.

Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 6337-6339.

112. Jin, W. W.; Yang, Q.; Wu, P.; Chen, J. P.; Yu, Z. K.* Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Heck-Type Allylation of b,b-Disubstituted Enones with Allyl Carbonates.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2014, 356, 2097-2102.

111. Du, W. M.; Wang, Q. F.; Wang, L. D.; Yu, Z. K.* Ruthenium Complex Catalysts Supported by a Bis(trifluoromethyl)pyrazolyl-Pyridyl-Based NNN Ligand for Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.

Organometallics 2014, 33, 974-982.

110. Wang, Q. F.; Du, W. M.; Liu, T. T.; Chai, H. N.; Yu, Z. K.* Ruthenium(II)-NNN Complex Catalyzed Oppenauer-Type Oxidation of Secondary Alcohols.

Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 1585-1588.

109. Mao, Z. F.; Huang, F.; Yu, H. F.; Chen, J. P.; Yu, Z. K.* Xu, Z. Q. Copper-Catalyzed Trifluoromethylation of Internal Olefinic C-H Bonds: Efficient Routes to Trifluoromethylated Tetrasubstituted Olefins and N-Heterocycles.

Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 3439-3445.

108. Yang, Q.; Chai, H. N.; Liu, T. T.; Yu, Z. K.* Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Cyclopropylmethyl N-Tosylhydrazones with Aromatic Bromides: An Easy Access to Multisubstituted 1,3-Butadienes.

Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 6485-6489.

107. Du, W. M.; Wu, P.; Wang, Q. F.; Yu, Z. K.* Ruthenium(II) Complex Catalysts Bearing a Pyridyl-Based Benzimidazolyl-Benzotriazolyl Ligand for Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.

Organometallics 2013, 32, 3083-3090.

106. Du, W. M.; Wang, Q. F.; Yu, Z. K.* Ruthenium(II) Pyridyl-Based NNN Complex Catalysts for (Asymmetric) Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones at Room Temperature.

Chin. J. Catal. 2013, 34, 1373-1377.

105. Jiang, Q. B.; Guo, T. L.; Wang, Q. F.; Wu, P.; Yu, Z. K.* Rhodium(I)-Catalyzed Arylation of β-Chloro Ketones and Related Derivatives Through Domino Dehydrochlorination/Conjugate Addition.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2013, 355, 1874-1880.

104. Wang, L. D.; He, W.; Yu, Z. K.* Transition-Metal Mediated Carbon-Sulfur Bond Activation and Transformations.

Chem. Soc. Rev. 2013, 42, 599-621.

103. Yang, Q.; Wang, L. D.; Guo, T. L.; Yu, Z. K.* FeCl3.6H2O-Catalyzed Alkenylation of Indoles with Aldehydes.

J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 8355-8361.

102. Jin, W. W.; Wang, L. D.; Yu, Z. K.* A Highly Active Ruthenium(II) Pyrazolyl-Pyridyl- Pyrazole Complex Catalyst for Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.

Organometallics 2012, 31, 5664-5667.

101. Du, W. M.; Wang, L. D.; Wu, P.; Yu, Z. K.* A Versatile Ruthenium(II) NNC Complex Catalyst for Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones and Oppenauer-Type Oxidation of Alcohols.

Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 11550-11554.

100. Mao, Z. F.; Wang, Z.; Xu, Z. Q.*; Huang, F.; Yu, Z. K.;* Wang, R.* Copper(II)-Mediated Dehydrogenative Cross-Coupling of Heteroarenes.

Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 3854-3857.

99. Ye, W. J.; Zhao, M.; Yu, Z. K.* Ruthenium(II) Pyrazolyl-Pyridyl-Oxazolinyl Complex Catalysts for Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.

Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 10843-10846.

98. Du, W. M.; Yu, Z. K.* Biomimetic In Situ Regeneration of Cofactors NAD(P)+ and NAD(P)H Models Hantzsch Esters and Dihydrophenanthridine.

Synlett 2012, 23, 1300-1304.

97. Yu, Z. K.;* Jin, W. W.; Jiang, Q. B. Bronsted Acid Activation Strategy in Transition Metal- Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Unprotected N-H Imines, Enamines and N-Heteroaromatics.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 6060-6072.

96. Dai, C.; Xu, Z. Q.*; Huang, F.; Yu, Z. K.*; Gao, Y.-F.* Lewis Acid-Catalyzed, Copper(II)- Mediated Synthesis of Heteroaryl Thioethers under Base-Free Conditions.

J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 4414-4419.

95. He, W.; He, S. B.; Sun, C. L.; Wu, K. K.; Wang, L. D.; Yu, Z. K.* Heterogeneous Bimetallic Pt-Sn/γ-Al2O3 Catalyzed N-Alkylation of Amines: Efficient Synthesis of Secondary and Tertiary Amines.

Chin. J. Catal. 2012, 33, 717-722.

94. Chintareddy, V. R.; Oshel, R. E.; Doll, K. M.; Yu, Z. K.; Wu, W.; Zhang, G. T.; Verkade, J. G.* Investigation of Conjugated Soybena Oil as Drying Oils and CLA Sources.

J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 2012, 89, 1749-1762.

93. Gao, Y.; Zhang, H. J.; Chen, J. P.;* Zhang, Q.; Tian, Y. Z.; Qi, P. P.; Yu, Z. K. Optimized Cleanup Method for the Determination of Short Chain Polychlorinated n-Alkanes in Sediments by High Resolution Gas Chromatography/Electron Capture Negative Ion-Low Resolution Mass Spectrometry.

Anal. Chim. Acta 2011, 703, 187-193.

92. Wang, L. D.; He, W.; Wu, K. K.; He, S. B.; Sun, C. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Heterogeneous Bimetallic Pt-Sn/gamma-Al2O3 Catalyzed Direct Synthesis of Diamines from N-Alkylation of Amines with Diols Through a Borrowing Hydrogen Strategy.

Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 7103-7107.

91. Jin, W. W.; Yu, H. F.; Yu, Z. K.* Regioselective Synthesis of Multisubstituted Pyrazoles via Cyclocondensation of β-Thioalkyl-α,β-Unsaturated Ketones with Hydrazines.

Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 5884-5887.

90. He, W.; Wang, L. D.; Sun, C. L.; Wu, K. K.; He, S. B.; Chen, J. P.; Yu, Z. K.* Pt-Sn/γ-Al2O3 Catalyzed Highly Efficient Direct Synthesis of Secondary and Tertiary Amines and Imines from the Reactions of Amines with Alcohols or Between Amines.

Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 13308-13317.

89. Xu, T. Y.; Yang, Q.; Ye, W. J.; Jiang, Q. B.; Xu, Z. Q.; Chen, J. P.; Yu, Z. K.* Substituent Dependent Iron-Mediated Tandem Cyclization of Diynes with Benzaldehyde Acetals to Highly Functionalized Indene Derivatives.

Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 10547-10551.

88. Jin, W. W.; Du, W. M.; Yang, Q.; Yu, H. F.; Chen, J. P.; Yu, Z. K.* Regio- and Stereoselective Synthesis of Multi-substituted Olefins and Conjugate Dienes by Using alpha-Oxo Ketene Dithioacetals as the Building Blocks.

Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 4272-4275.

87. Luo, N.; Zheng, Z. Y.; Yu, Z. K.* Highly Regioselective [3+2] Annulation of Azomethine Imines with 1-Alkynyl Fischer Carbene Complexes to Functionalized N,N-Bicyclic Pyrazolidin-3-ones.

Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 3384-3387.

86. Yang, F. Z.; Xu, Z. Q.;* Wang, Z.; Yu, Z. K.;* Wang, R.* Copper-Catalyzed Oxidative Arylation of Heteroarenes under Mild Conditions and Using Dioxygen as Sole Oxidant.

Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 6321-6325.

85. Ye, W. J.; Zhao, M.; Du, W. M.; Jiang, Q. B.; Wu, K. K.; Wu, P.; Yu, Z. K.* Highly Active Ruthenium(II) Complex Catalysts Bearing a Unsymmetrical NNN Ligand in (Asymmetric) Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.

Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 4737-4741.

84. Yu, H. F.; Jin, W. W.; Sun, C. L.; Chen, J. P.; Du, W. M.; He, S. B.; Yu, Z. K.* Palladium-Catalyzed Direct Cross-Coupling of Internal Alkenes with Terminal Alkenes to Functionalized 1,3-Butadienes via C-H Bond Activation: Efficient Synthesis of Bicyclic Pyridones.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 5792-5797.

83. Xu, T. Y; Yang, Q.; Li, D. P.; Dong, J. H.; Yu, Z. K.;* Li, Y. X.* Iron(III)-Catalyzed Cyclization of Alkynyl-aldehyde Acetals: Experimental and Computational Studies.

Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 9264-9272.

82. Luo, N.; Yu, Z. K.* RuCl3.xH2O-Catalyzed Direct Arylation of Arenes with Aryl Chlorides in the Presence of Triphenylphosphine.

Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 787-791.

81. Ye, W. J.; Luo, N.; Yu, Z. K.* Rhodium-Catalyzed Direct Alkenylation and Arylation of Arene C-H Bonds via Decarbonylation of Cinnamoyl Chlorides, Cinnamic Anhydrides and Poly(aroyl) Chlorides.

Organometallics 2010, 29, 1049-1052.

80. Wu, X. W.; Yu, Z. K.* Metal and Phosgene-Free Synthesis of 1H-Quinazoline-2,4-diones by Selenium-Catalyzed Carbonylation of o-Nitrobenzamides.

Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 1500-1503.

79. Wang, L. D.; Wu, X. W.; He, W.; Liu, Z. S.; Yu, Z. K.* Palladium-Catalyzed Carboxylation of 1,3-Butadiene to Methyl 3-Pentenoate.

Chin. J. Catal. 2010, 31, 1044-1048 (invited).

78. Yu, H. F.; Yu, Z. K.* Direct Alkenylation of Indoles through Acid-mediated Substitution Reactions with a-Oxo Ketene Dithioacetals: Efficient Synthesis of Indole Alkaloids Meridianin Derivatives.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 2929-2933.

77. Jin, W. W.; Yu, Z. K.;* He, W.; Ye, W. J.; Xiao, W.-J. Efficient Rh(I)-Catalyzed Direct Arylation and Alkenylation of Arene C-H Bonds via Decarbonylation of Benzoic and Cinnamic Anhydrides.

Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 1317-1320.

76. Xu, T. Y.; Yu, Z. K.;* Wang, L. D. Iron-Promoted Cyclization/Halogenation of Alkynyl Diethyl Acetals.

Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 2113-2116.

75. Li, Y.; Yu, Z. K.* Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylative Cycloisomerization of γ-Propynyl- 1,3-diketones: A Concise Route to Polysubstituted Furans.

J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 8904-8907.

74. Zeng, F. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Construction of Highly Active Ruthenium(II) NNN Complex Catalysts Bearing a Pyridyl-Supported Pyrazolyl-Imidazolyl Ligand for Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.

Organometallics 2009, 28, 1855-1862.

73. Zhao, M.; Yu, Z. K.;* Yan, S. G.; Li, Y. Room-Temperature Ru(II)-Catalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones and Aldehydes in Air.

Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 4624-4628.

72. Luo, N.; Yu, Z. K.* Multiple Reactivities of Dithranol Towards 1-Alkynyl Fischer Carbene Complexes (CO)5M=C(OEt)CºCPh (M = Cr, W)-Efficient Chemical Synthesis of Aromatic Polyketides.

J. Organomet. Chem. 2009, 694, 3058-3067.

71. Zhao, M.; Yu, Z. K.;* Yan, S. G.; Li, Y. Ruthenium(II) Complex Catalysts Bearing a Pyridyl- Supported Pyrazolyl-Imine Ligand for Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.

J. Organomet. Chem. 2009, 694, 3068-3075.

70. Tan, W. Q.; Yu, Z. K.;* Liu, B.; Wu, K. K.; Liu, Z. S.; Chen, J. Z. Synthesis and Structural Characterization of (CH2)n-Bridged Indenylpyrazoles and Their Cyclopentadienyl Nickel(II) Complexes.

J. Organomet. Chem. 2009, 694, 199-206.

69. Tan, W. Q.; Yu, Z. K.;* He, W.; Wang, L. D.; Sun, J.; Chen, J. Z. A Toluene Guest in a Poly(heteronuclear) Complex Host of Ferrocenyl-(CH2)2-Bridged Bispyrazole.

Organometallics 2008, 27, 4833-4836.

68. Zeng, F. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Ruthenium(II) Complexes Bearing a Pyridyl-Supported Pyrazolyl-N-Heterocyclic Carbene (NNC) Ligand and Their Catalytic Activity in Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.

Organometallics 2008, 27, 6025-6028.

67. Zhao, X. D.; Yu, Z. K.* Rhodium-Catalyzed Regioselective C-H Functionalization via Decarbonylation of Acid Chlorides and C-H Bond Activation under Phosphine-Free Conditions.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 8136-8137.

66. Li, Y.; Yu, Z. K.;* Wu, S. Z. Efficient Copper(II)-Catalyzed Addition of Activated Methylene Compounds to Alkenes.

J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 5647-5650.

65. Zeng, F. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Exceptionally Efficient Unsymmetrical Ruthenium(II) NNN Complex Catalysts Bearing a Pyridyl-Based Pyrazolyl-Imidazolyl Ligand for Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.

Organometallics 2008, 27, 2898-2901.

64. Zhao, X. D.; Yu, Z. K.;* Xu, T. Y.; Wu, P.; Yu, H. F. Novel Bronsted Acid-Catalyzed Three- Component Alkylations of Indoles with N-Phenylselenophthalimide and Styrenes.

Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 5263-5266.

63. Li, Y.; Yu, Z. K.;* Alper, H.* Palladium (II)-Catalyzed Synthesis of Highly Substituted Endocyclic Enol Lactones via a Three-component Coupling Reaction.

Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 1647-1649.

62. Tan, W. Q.; Zhao, X. D.; Yu, Z. K.* Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Ruthenium(II) Complexes Bearing Phosphine-Pyrazolyl Based Tripod Ligands.

J. Organomet.

Chem. 2007, 692, 5395-5402.

61. Yu, Z. K.;* Zeng, F. L.; Sun, X. J.; Deng, H. X.; Dong, J. H.; Chen, J. Z.; Wang, H. M.; Pei, C. X. Two Pseudo-N3 Ligands and the Catalytic Activity of Their Ruthenium Complexes in Transfer Hydrogenation and Hydrogenation of Ketones.

J. Organomet. Chem. 2007, 692, 2306-2313.

60. Zheng, Z. Y.; Yu, Z. K.;* Luo, N.; Han, X. W. Tautomerism-Dependent Ring Construction of N-Heterocyclic Compounds from the Reactions of 1-Alkynyl Fischer Carbene Complexes and Substituted Pyrazolinones.

J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 9695-9700.

59. Li, Y.; Alper, H.;* Yu, Z. K.* Palladium-Catalyzed Regiospecific Aminocarbonylation of Alkynes in the Ionic Liquid [bmim][Tf2N].

Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 5199-5201.

58. Zeng, F. L.; Yu, Z. K.* Pyridyl-Supported Pyrazolyl-N-Heterocyclic Carbene (NHC) Ligands and the Catalytic Activity of Their Palladium Complexes in Suzuki-Miyaura Reactions.

J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 5274-5281.

57. Zhao, X. D.; Alper, H.;* Yu, Z. K.* Stereoselective Hydroxycarbonylation of Vinyl Bromides to the Corresponding α,β-Unsaturated Carboxylic Acids in the Ionic Liquid [BMIM]PF6.

J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 3988-3990.

56. Zheng, Z. Y.; Chen, J. Z.; Luo, N.; Yu, Z. K.;* Han, X. W. Efficient Demetalation of Fischer Alkoxy and Amino-biscarbene Complexes of Chromium via CO-Promoted Sulfuration and Selenylation.

Organometallics 2006, 25, 5301-5310.

55. Yu, Z. K.;* Yan, S. G.; Zhang, G. T.; He, W.; Wang, L. D.; Li, Y.; Zeng, F. L. Proazaphosphatrane P(RNCH2CH2)3N (R = Me, iPr)-Catalyzed Isomerization of Allylaromatics, Allyl Phenyl Sulfide, Allyl Phenyl Sulfone, and bis-Allylmethylene Double Bond-Containing Compounds.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2006, 348, 111-117.

54. Liu, H.; Zhou, Y.-G.; Yu, Z. K.; Xiao, W.-J.;* Liu, S. H.; He, H. W. Efficient Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of a-Substituted Phenyloxyacetyloxy and Aroyloxy Phosphonates.

Tetrahedron 2006, 62, 11207-11217.

53. Gu, K. C.; Yang, G.; Zhang, W. P.; Liu, X. M.; Yu, Z. K.; Han, X. W.;* Bao, X. H. Mechanistic Studies on Michael Type Addition by NMR Technique and DFT Methods: (CO)5W=C(OEt)CCPh as the Substrate.

Chin. J. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 22, 1043-1048.

52. Zheng, Z. Y.; Yu, Z. K.;* Wang, L. D.; He, W.; Liu, Z. S.; Han, X. W. Biscarbene Complexes from the Reactions of O-Ethyl Lactim and 1-Alkynyl Fischer Carbene Complexes of Chromium and Tungsten.

J. Organomet. Chem. 2006, 691, 5007-5015.

51. Zheng, Z. Y.; Chen, J. Z.; Yu, Z. K.;* Han, X. W. Oxidative Demetalation of Fischer Alkoxy Carbene Complexes with Stoichiometric Pyridine N-Oxide and NaBH4-Promoted Demetalation of Fischer Iminocarbene Complexes with Sulfur and Selenium.

J. Organomet. Chem. 2006, 691, 3679-3692.

50. Sirimanne, C. T.; Yu, Z. K.; Heeg, M. J.; Winter, C. H.* Synthesis, Structure, and Bridge-Terminal Alkyl Exchange Kinetics of Pyrazolate-Bridged Dialuminum Complexes Containing Bridging n-Alkyl Groups.

J. Organomet. Chem. 2006, 691, 2517-2527.

49. Gu, K. C.; Yang, G.; Zhang, W. P.; Liu, X. M.; Yu, Z. K.; Han, X. W.;* Bao, X. H. An Experimental-Theoretical Approach to the Kinetics and Mechanism of Michael Type Addition: α,β-Unsaturated Tungsten Fischer Carbene Complex as the Substrate.

J. Organomet. Chem. 2006, 691, 1984-1992.

48. Sirimanne, C. T.; Zheng, W. J.; Yu, Z. K.; Heeg, M. J.; Winter, C. H.* Synthesis, Structure, and Bridge-Terminal Exchange Kinetics of Pyrazolate-Bridged Digallium and Diindium Complexes Containing Bridging Phenyl Groups.

Organometallics 2005, 24, 6184-6193.

47. Zhao, X. D.; Yu, Z. K.;* Yan, S. G.; Wu, S. Z.; Liu, R.; He, W.; Wang, L. D. Ruthenium(III) Chloride Catalyzed Efficient Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Diorganyl Selenides via Cleavage of Dibenzyl and Diphenyl Diselenides in the Presence of Zinc.

J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 7338-7341.

46. Deng, H. X.; Yu, Z. K.;* Dong, J. H.; Wu, S. Z. 2,6-Bis(3,5-dimethylpyrazol-1-yl)pyridine: A Useful Pseudo N3 Ligand in Efficient Ruthenium(II)-Catalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones.

Organometallics 2005, 24, 4110-4112.

45. Sun, X. J.; Yu, Z. K.;* Wu, S. Z.; Xiao, W.-J.* Base Effect, Inhibition of Catalytic Activity in Palladium-Catalyzed N-Heteroarylation of Pyrazoles with 2,6-Dibromopyridine.

Organometallics 2005, 24, 2959-2963.

44. Zhao, X. D.; Yu, Z. K.;* Zeng, F. L.; Chen, J. Z.; Wu, X. W.; Wu, S. Z.; Xiao, W.-J.;* Zheng, Z. Y. Highly Efficient Route to Diselenides from the Reactions of Imines and Selenium in the Presence of Carbon Monoxide and Water.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2005, 347, 877-882.

43. Sun, X. J.; Yu, Z. K.;* Deng, H. X.; Wu, S. Z.; Dong, J. H. Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling of Pyrazoles with 2,6-Dibromopyridine.

Chin. J. Catal. 2005, 26, 173-174.

42. Yang, Q.; Xiao, W.-J.;* Yu, Z. K.* Lewis Acid Assisted Ring-Closing Metathesis of Chiral Diallylamines: An Efficient Approach to Enantiopure Pyrrolidine Derivatives.

Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 871-874.

41. Chen, J. Z.; Yu, Z. K.;* Zheng, Z. Y.; Gu, K. C.; Wu, S. Z.; Zeng, F. L.; Tan, W. Q.; Wu, X. W.; Xiao, W.-J.* Chemoselective Stepwise Demetallation of Unusually Stable Fischer Biscarbene Complexes by Domino [4+2]/[2+2] Cycloaddition of 2-Isopropenyl-2-oxazoline to 1-Alkynyl Fischer Carbene Complexes of Chromium and Tungsten.

Organometallics 2005, 24, 302-308.

40. Gu, K. C.; Chen, J. Z.; Zheng, Z. Y.; Wu, S. Z.; Wu, X. W.; Han, X. W. Yu, Z. K.;* Synthesis and Structural Characterization of (Pyrazolyl)alkenyl Fischer Carbene Complexes of Chromium and Tungsten.

Polyhedron 2005, 24, 173-180.

39. Yu, Z. K.; Knox, J. E.; Korolev, A. V.; Heeg, M. J.; Schlegel, H. B.; Winter, C. H.* Synthesis, Characterization, and Hydrolysis Products of (h2-tBu2pz)AlH-(h:h1,h1-tBu2pz)2AlH2. Structural Characterization of a Complex Containing h1-, h2-, and m:h1,h1-Pyrazolato Ligands and a Complex Containing a Terminal Hydroxo Ligand.

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 2, 330-337.

38. Chen, J. Z.; Ling, G.; Yu, Z. K.;* Lu, S.* N-Aryl Amides from Selenium-Catalyzed Reactions of Nitroaromatics and Amides in the Presence of Carbon Monoxide and Organic Base.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2004, 346, 1267-1270.

37. Tian, F. S.; Yu, Z. K.;* Lu, S. W.* Efficient Reductive Selenation of Aromatic Aldehydes to Symmetrical Diselenides with Se/CO/H2O under Atmospheric Pressure.

J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 4520-4523.

36. Wang, X. F.; Lu, S. W.;* Yu, Z. K.* Selenium-Catalyzed Carbonylation of Nitroaromatics to Symmetric Diarylureas under Atmospheric Pressure.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2004, 346, 929-932.

35. Yu, Z. K.; Verkade, J. G.* Catalytic Dimerization of Allyl Phenyl Sulfone in the Presence of a Proazaphosphatrane Catalyst.

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2004, 346, 539-541.

34. Yu, Z. K.; Korolev, A. V.; Heeg, M. J.; Winter, C. H.* Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Gallium Complexes Derived from Treatment of Gallium Trichloride with 3,5-Diphenylpyrazole.

Polyhedron 2002, 21, 1117.

33. Yu, Z. K.; Wittbrodt, J. M.; Xia, A. B.; Heeg, M. J.; Schlegel, H. B.; Winter, C. H.* Hydrogen and Dihydrogen Bonding as Important Features of the Reactivity of the Bridging Hydride in Pyrazolate-Bridged Dialuminum Complexes.

Organometallics 2001, 20, 4301-4303.

32. Yu, Z. K.; Heeg, M. J.; Winter, C. H.* A Bridging Ethyl Complex of Aluminum.

Chem. Commun. 2001, 353-354.

31. Yu, Z. K.; Wittbrodt, J. M.; Heeg, M. J.; Schlegel, H. B.; Winter, C. H.* Unusually Stable Pyrazolate-Bridged Dialuminum Complexes Containing Bridged Methyl Groups.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 9338-9339.

30. Yu, Z. K.; Verkade, J. G.* P(MeNCH2CH2)3N: An Efficient Catalyst for the Desilylation of tert-Butyldimethylsilyl Ethers.

J. Org. Chem. 2000, 65, 2065-2068.

29. Yu, Z. K.; Verkade, J. G.* Desulfurization of Organosulfur Compounds with Lithium and Sodium.

Energy & Fuels 1999, 13, 23-28.

28. Liu, X. D.; Yu, Z. K.; Verkade, J. G.* Free and Polymer-Based Azaphosphatrane-Catalyzed Dehydrobromination with NaH.

J. Org. Chem. 1999, 64, 8058-8058; 4840-4843.

27. Yu, Z. K.; Verkade, J. G.* P(MeNCH2CH2)3N: An Efficent Desulfurizing Reagent.

Heteroatom Chem. 1999, 10, 544-547.

26. Kisanga, P.; McLeod, D.; Liu, X. D.; Yu, Z. K.; Ilankumaran, P.; Wang, Z. G.; McLaughlin, P. A.; Verkade, J. G.* New Chemistry of ZP(RNCH2CH2)3N Systems.

Phosphorous, Sulfur and Silicon 1999, 146, 106-114.

25. Yu, Z. K.; Verkade, J. G.* Mild and Efficient Desulfurization of Alkyl Sulfides with Sodium.

Tetrahedron Lett. 1998, 39, 2671-2674.

24. Yu, Z. K.; Verkade, J. G.* Reductive Desulfurization of Organosulfur Compounds with Sodium in Liquid Ammonia.

Phosphorous, Sulfur and Silicon 1998, 133, 79-82.

23. Yu, Z. K.; Mohan, T.; Erdmann, K.; Verkade, J. G.* 31P NMR Analysis of and Sulfur Removal from Coal Materials.

American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints, 1998, 43, 905-908.

22. Aumann, R.;* Yu, Z. K.; Frolich, R. Cyclopentadienes by Novel Annulation of Alkoxyl-Substituted Lactims to (1-Alkynyl)carbene Complexes of Chromium and Tungsten via Binuclear Carbene Complexes.

Organometallics 1998, 17, 2897-2905.

21. Aumann, R.;* Yu, Z. K.; Frolich, R.; Zippel, F. Mesoionic Pyrrolium Complexes and Dihydropyrroles by Cycloaddition of (Non-enolizable) Imines to [(1-Alkynyl)carbene]tungsten Complex.

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 1998, 11, 1623-1629.

20. Aumann, R.;* Yu, Z. K.; Frolich, R. Dihydropyridinyl Carbene Complexes by [4+2] Annulation of Alkenyl- or Aryl Imines to (1-Alkynyl)carbene Complexes of Chromium and Tungsten.

J. Organomet. Chem. 1997, 549, 311-318.

19. Yu, Z. K.; Aumann, R.;* Frolich, R.; Roths, K.; Hecht, J. 1-Metalla-1,3,5,7-octatetraenes from (1-Alkynyl)carbene Complexes of Chromium and Tungsten via [6-(1-Alkenyl)]pyranylidene Complexes.

J. Organomet. Chem. 1997, 541, 187-198.

18. Yu, Z. K.; Liao, S. J.;* Xu, Y.; Yang, B.; Yu, D. R. Hydrogenation of Nitroaromatics by Polymer-Anchored Bimetallic Palladium-Ruthenium and Palladium-Platinum Catalysts under Mild Conditions.

J. Mol. Catal., A: Chem. 1997, 120, 247-255.

17. Yang, B.; Yu, Z. K.; Xu, Y.;* Liao, S. J. Hydrogenation of Nitrobenzene with Dually Supported Bimetallic Catalysts.

Chin. Petrochem. Eng. 1997, 26, 740-744.

16. Yu, Z. K.; Xu, Y.; Liao, S. J.;* Jiang, H.; Yang, B.; et al. Highly Active Polymer-Anchored Bimetallic Palladium-Based Catalysts for the Carbonylation of Allyl Halides under Atmospheric Pressure.

React. Funct. Polym. 1996, 31, 201-205.

15. Yu, Z. K.; Liao, S. J.;* Xu, Y.; Yu, D. R. Facile Hydrodebromination of Organic Bromides with Dihydrogen and Polymer-Anchored Palladium Catalyst under Mild Conditions.

React. Funct. Polym. 1996, 29, 151-157.

14. Yu, Z. K.; Xu, Y.; Liao, S. J.;* Liu, R. Catalytic Behaviors and Gas Permeation Properties of Palladium-Containing Phenophthalein Poly(ether sulfone).

J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 1996, 61, 599-605.

13. Yu, Z. K.;* Wang, S. H.; Yan, S. G. Structures and Relationship Between the 119Sn NMR Chemical Shifts and pKa of Their Parent Acids in Organotin(IV) Carboxylates.

Heteroatom Chem. 1996, 7, 3-8.

12. Yang, B.; Yu, Z. K.; Xu, Y.;* Liao, S. J. Synergic Effect of Polymer-Supported Pd-Pt Bimetallic Catalysts on the Hydrogenation of Nitroaromatics. Chin. Chem. Lett. 1996, 7, 663-666.

11. Yu, Z. K.; Xu, Y.; Liao, S. J.;* Yu, D. R. Catalytic Properties of Polymer-Supported Palladium Catalysts in the Hydrogenation and Carbonylation.

Chin. J. Chem. (Acta Chim. Sinica) 1996, 54, 253-260.

10. Yu, Z. K.; Liao, S. J.;* Xu, Y.; Yang, B.; Yu, D. R. A Remarkable Synergic Effect of Polymer-Anchored Bimetallic Palladium-Ruthenium Catalysts in the Selective Hydrogenation of p-Chloronitrobenzene.

Chem. Commun. 1995, 1155-1156.

9. Yu, Z. K.;* Yan, S. G.; Zen, P. J.; Chen, J. The Reaction of Diphenyltin(IV) or Triphenyltin(IV) Chloride with 3,4,5-Trimethoxybenzoyl Salicylahydrazone. The Crystal Structure of Ph2[(MeO)3C6H2C(O)N2CHC6H4O]Sn.

Heteroatom Chem. 1995, 6, 513-517.

8. Yu, Z. K.; Xu, Y.; Liao, S. J.;* Yu, D. R. Synergic Effect of Polymer-Anchored Bimetallic Catalysts in the Carbonylation of Allyl Chloride.

Chin. J. Catal. 1995, 16, 7-8.

7. Yu, Z. K.; Xu, Y.; Liao, S. J.;* Yu, D. R. Synthesis of Butenoic Acid with Soluble Polymer-Anchored Palladium Catalysts.

Chin. J. Catal. 1995, 16, 124-130.

6. Yu, Z. K.; Wang, S. H.;* Yang, Z. Y.; Han, X. W. Spectral Characterization of di-n-Butyltin(IV) Carboxylates.

Chin. J. Magn. Reson. 1994, 11, 35-42.

5. Yu, Z. K.;* Wang, S. H.; Yang, Z. Y.; Liu, X. M.; Hu, N. H. Synthesis and Molecular Structure of nBu2[(MeO)3C6H2C(O)N2CHC6H4O]Sn Formed in the Reaction of di-n-Butyltin(IV) Oxide with 3,4,5-Trimethoxybenzoyl Salicylahydrazone.

J. Organomet. Chem. 1993, 447, 189-195.

4. Yu, Z. K.; Wang, S. H.* Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation from Palladium-Catalyzed Reactions of Organotin(IV) and Electrophiles.

Chin. J. Org. Chem. 1993, 13, 579-589.

3. Hu, X. Q.; Wang, S. H.;* Yan, S. G.; Yu, Z. K. Spectral Characterization of Heterocyclic Organotin(IV) Compounds.

Chin. J. Magn. Reson. 1993, 10, 17-24.

2. Yu, Z. K.; Wang, S. H.* Improved Preparation of Organotin(IV) Reagents R3SnLi.

Chin. Chem. Reag. 1993, 15, 108-110.

1. Yu, Z. K.;* Wang, S. H. Chemically Plating Nickel on Ceramic Semiconductor Material.

Chin. Chem. World 1992, 6, 283-284.