Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Pedrolide

Zhang, W.; Yu, P.-C.; Feng, C.-Y.; Li, C.-C.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2024146, 2928.  [doi]


Intramolecular [3 + 2] annulation of allenylsilane-enes: Direct synthesis of highly strained trans-fused 5/5 ring systems

LV, N.; Han, J.-C.; Zhang P.; Huang, Y.-R.; Xu, Z.-X.; Xu, K.-H.; Wang X-F.; Li, X.; Chung, L.-W.; Li, C.-C.*

Chem, 2023.  [doi]


Total Synthesis of abeo-Steroids via Cycloaddition Strategy

Min, L.; Zhong, L.-P.; Li, C.-C.*

Acc. Chem. Res., 202356, 2378.  [doi]


Total Synthesis of (±)- and (−)-Daphnillonin B

Zou, Y.-P.; Lai, Z.-L.; Zhang, M.-W.;  Peng, J.-Z.; Ning, S.; Li, C.-C.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2023145, 10998.  [doi]


Strategies and Lessons Learned from Total Synthesis of Taxol

Min, L.; Han, J.-C.; Zhang, W.; Gu, C.-C.; Zou, Y.-P.; Li, C.-C.*

Chem. Rev., 2023123, 4934.  [doi]

• Highlighted in SUSTech News, 06/2022


Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Twin Bufogargarizins A and B

Zhong, L.-P.; Feng, R.; Wang, J.-J.; Li, C.-C.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2023145, 2098.  [doi]

• Highlighted in ChemistryViews, 01/2023

•  Highlighted in X-MOL, 01/2023

• Top 20 Most Accessed Article in 02/2023

•  Highlighted in HUAXUEJIA (化学加), 01/2023

•  Highlighted in Synfacts, 03/2023 (Synfact of the Month)


Total Synthesis of Yuzurine-type Alkaloid Daphgraciline

Li, L.-X.; Min, L.; Yao, T.-B.; Ji, S.-X.; Qiao, C.; Tian, P.-L.; Sun, J.;* Li, C.-C.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2022144, 18823.  [doi]

•  Highlighted in X-MOL, 10/2022

•  Top 5 Most Read Article in 10-11/2022

•  Highlighted in Synfacts, 12/2022 (Synfact of the Month)


Asymmetric Total Syntheses of Hypoestin A, Albolic Acid, and Ceroplastol II

Wang, Y-Q.; Xu, K.-H.; Min, L.; Li, C.-C.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2022144, 10162.  [doi]

• Highlighted in ChemistryViews,  06/2022

• Highlighted in HUAXUE JIA (化学加),  06/2022

• Highlighted in SUSTech News, 06/2022

• Highlighted in Synfacts202218, 0942

• Highlighted in Org. Chem. Highlights, 01/2023


Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Taxol

Hu, Y.-J.; Gu, C.-C.; Wang, X-F.; Min, L.; Li, C.-C.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021143, 17862.  [doi]

• Highlighted in SUSTech News, 10/2021

• Highlighted in HUAXUE JIA (化学加), 10/2021

• Highlighted in Rationalscience  (微信公众号:研之成理),10/2021

• Highlighted in NSFC, 10/2021

• Highlighted in CBG 资讯, 10/2021

• Top 5 Most Accessed Article in 10-11/2021

• Highlighted in Synfacts202218, 5

• Highlighted in Chin. J. Org. Chem2021

• Top 10 Most Accessed Article in 10/2021-11/2022

• Highlighted in Org. Chem. Highlights, 04/2022



Facile generation of bridged medium-sized polycyclic systems by rhodium-catalysed intramolecular (3+2) dipolar cycloadditions

Hou, B-L.; Jonathan J. Wong.; Lv, N.; Wang, Y-Q.; K. N. Houk*.; Li, C.-C.*

Nat. Comm., 202112, 5239.  [doi]

• Highlighted in NSFC, 09/2021

• Highlighted in CBG 资讯, 09/2021

• Highlighted in SUSTech News, 09/2021

• Highlighted in Rationalscience  (微信公众号:研之成理),09/2021

• Editors' Highlights, 09/2021

• Highlighted in Org. Chem. Highlights, 08/2022



Synthesis of natural products containing highly strained trans-fused bicyclo[3.3.0]octane: historical overview and future prospects

 Zhang, W.; Li, L-Z.; Li, C.-C.*

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2021, 50, 9430.  [doi]

• Highlighted in CBG 资讯, 08/2021

• Highlighted in SUSTech News, 08/2021



Recent advances in total syntheses of natural products containing the benzocycloheptane motif

Fan, J.-H.; Hu, Y.-J.; Li, L.-X.; Wang, J.-J.; Li, S.-P.; Zhao, J*.; Li, C.-C.*

Nat. Prod. Rep.202138, 1821. [doi]


Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Phomarol

Fan, J.-H.; Wang, J.-J.; Li, F.; Wang, G.; Guo, Q.; Chung, L.-W.; Li, C.-C.*

CCS Chem., 2021, 3, 348.  [doi]

• Highlighted in X-MOL, 03/2021

• Highlighted in CBG 资讯, 02/2021

• Highlighted in SUSTech News, 03/2021

• Highlighted in HUAXUE JIA (化学加), 03/2021


Asymmetric Total Synthesis of the Highly Strained Acetoxyprobotryane-diol

Zhang, W.; Zhou, Z.-X.; Zhu, X.-J.; Sun, Z.-H.; Dai, W.-M.; Li, C.-C.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 19868.  [doi]

• Highlighted in X-MOL, 11/2020

• Highlighted in HUAXUE JIA (化学加), 11/2020 

• Highlighted in CBG 资讯, 11/2020

• Highlighted in SUSTech News, 12/2020

• Highlighted in Synfacts2021, 17, 139. 

• Highlighted in Org. Chem. Highlights, 08/2021.



Synthetic Applications of Type II Intramolecular Cycloadditions

Min, L.; Hu, Y.-J.; Fan, J.-H.; Zhang, W.; Li, C.-C.*

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2020, 49, 7015.  [doi]

• Highlighted in HUAXUE JIA, 09/2020.

• Highlighted in SUSTech News, 09/2020.


Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Bufospirostenin A

Cheng, M.; Zhong, L.; Gu, C.-C.; Zhu, X.-J.; Chen, B.; Liu, J.-S.; Wang, L*.; Ye, W.-C*.; Li, C.-C.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 12602.  [doi]

• Highlighted in NANOER, 07/2020.

• Highlighted in OrgChemNews, 07/2020. 

• Highlighted in X-MOL, 07/2020.

• Highlighted in HUAXUE JIA, 07/2020.

• Highlighted in CBG, 07/2020.

• Highlighted in SUSTech News, 07/2020.

• Highlighted in Liang 's Medicinal Chemistry, 07/2020.

• Highlighted in Total Synthesis, 08/2020.

• Top 5 Most Read Article in 07-08/2020Publications(图2)Top5.pdf

• Highlighted in Synfacts2020, 16, 1142.


Recent Advances in the Total Synthesis of Natural Products Containing Eight-Membered Carbocycles (2009−2019)

Hu, Y.-J.; Li, L.-X.; Han, J.-C.; Min, L.; Li, C.-C.* 

Chem. Rev., 2020120, 5910.  [doi]


Total Synthesis of Natural Products with Bridged Ring Systems via Type II [5+2] Cycloaddition

Min, L.; Liu, X.; Li, C.-C.*

Acc. Chem. Res., 202053, 703.  [doi]

• Highlighted in HUAXUE JIA, 02/2020


Total Synthesis of Natural Products Containing a Bridgehead Double Bond

Liu, J.; Liu, X.; Wu, J.; Li, C.-C.* 

Chem., 20206, 579.  [doi]



Asymmetric Total Synthesis of (−)-Vinigrol

Min, L.; Lin, X.; Li, C.-C.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019141, 15773.  [doi] 

• Highlighted in Synfacts2019, 15, 1347.

• Highlighted in SUSTech NEWS, 09/2019.

• Top 5 Most Accessed Article in 10/2019.

• Top 5 Most Accessed Article in 10/2019-10/2020.  Publications(图7)Top5.pdf   

• Highlighted in HUAXUE JIA, 10/2019

• Highlighted in  Liang's Medicinal chemistry, 10/2019.

• Highlighted in Chemical Science News, 09/2019.

• Highlighted in ChemistryViews, 10/2019.

• Highlighted in NSFC Center for Science Communication, 10/2019.

• Highlighted in Org. Chem. Highlights, 07/2020.


Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Cerorubenic Acid-III

Liu, X.; Liu, J.; Wu, J.; Huang, G.; Liang, R.; Chung, L.-W.; Li, C.-C.* 

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019141, 2872.  [doi] 

• Top 5 Most Accessed Article in 03/2019

• Highlighted in Synfacts, 05/2019.  

• Highlighted in HUAXUE JIA, 02/2019.  

• Highlighted in X-MOL, 02/2019.  

• Highlighted in Chin. J. Org. Chem2019.  

• Highlighted in SUSTech NEWS, 02/2019.   



Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Cyclocitrinol

Liu, J.; Wu, J.; Fan, J.-H.; Yan, X.; Mei, G.; Li, C.-C.* 

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018140, 5365.  [doi]  

• Highlighted in SUSTech NEWS, April, 2018.  

• Top 5 Most Read Article in 04-05/2018

• Highlighted in HUAXUE JIA, April, 2018.  

• Highlighted in X-MOL, July, 2018.  

• Highlighted in Chin. J. Org. Chem., August, 2018.


Asymmetric Total Syntheses of Callistrilones B, G and J

Hu, L.; Cheng, M.; Cao, J.; Zhong, L.; Hu, Y.; Wang, Y.; 

Wang, L.*; Ye, W.-C.*; Li, C.-C.* 

Org. Chem. Front., 20185, 1506.  [doi]    


Recent Synthetic Study towards Natural Products via (5+2) Cycloaddition

Liu, X.; Hu, Y.-J.; Fan, J.-H. Zhao, J.*; Li, S.*; Li, C.-C.*

Org. Chem. Front., 20185, 1217.  [doi]


Catalytic Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Myrtucommuacetalones and Callistrilones 

Cheng, M.; Cao, J.; Yang, X.; Zhong, L.; Hu, L.; Lu, X.; Hou, B.; Hu, Y.; Wang, Y.; You, X.; Wang, L.*; Ye, W.-C.*; Li, C.-C.* 

Chem. Sci., 20189, 1488.  [doi] 

• Highlighted in Royal Society of Chemistry, December, 2017.

• Highlighted in SUSTech NEWS, December, 2017.


Asymmetric Total Syntheses of Colchicine, beta-Lumicolchicine and Allocolchicinoid NCME

Liu, X.; Hu, Y.-J.; Chen, B. Min, L.; Peng, X.-S.; Zhao, J.*; Li, S.*; Wong, H. N. C.; Li, C.-C.*

Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 4612.  [doi]

ACS Editors' Choice

• Top 1 Most Accessed Article in 08-09/2017.

• Top 5 Most Accessed Article in 08/2017-09/2018.


Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (-)-Colchicine, (+)-Demecolcinone and Metacolchicine

Chen, B.; Liu, X.; Hu, Y.-J.; Zhang, D.-M.; Deng, L.J.; Lu, J.Y.; Min, L.; Ye, W.-C.; Li, C.-C.*

Chem. Sci., 20178, 4961.  [doi]


Toward the Total Synthesis of Eurifoloid A

Liu, X.; Liu, J.Y.; Zhao, J.*; Li, S.*; Li, C.-C.*

Org. Lett., 201719, 2742.  [doi] 

• Top 20 Most Accessed Article in 06/2017.



Synthetic Study toward the Total Synthesis of Solanoeclepin A

Liu, G.; Han, J.-C.; Li, C.-C.*

Tetrahedron.201773, 3629.  [doi]  


Recent Progress toward the Total Synthesis of Humulanolides

Han, J.-C.; Liu, X.; Zhao, J.; Li, S.; Li, C.-C.*

Tetrahedron.201773, 3289.  [doi] 



Catalytic Enantioselective Total Synthesis of Hypocrolide A

Qiao, C.; Zhang, W.; Han, J.; Li, C.-C.*

Org. Lett., 201618, 4932.  [doi]
• Top 10 Most Accessed Article in 10/2016.

• Top 20 Most Accessed Article in 09/2016-08/2017


Ruthenium-Catalyzed Metathesis Cascade Reactions in Natural Products Synthesis

Han, J.; Li, C.-C.*

The Chemial Record., 2017499.  [doi]

• An invited Account article.

Collective Synthesis of Natural Products Using Metathesis Cascade Reactions

Han, J.; Li, C.-C.*

Synlett., 201526, 1289.  [doi]

•  An invited Account article.     

Type II Intramolecular [5+2] Cycloaddition: Facile Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Bridged Ring Systems

Mei, G.; Liu, X.; Qiao, C.; Chen, W.; Li, C.-C.*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 1754.  [doi]

• Highlighted in Angew Cover2015.

• Highlighted in SUSTech NEWS, 2014.


Collective Synthesis of Humulanolides Using a Metathesis Cascade Reaction

Han, J.; Li, F.; Li, C.-C.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc.2014136, 13610.  [doi] 

•  Highlighted in Synfacts, 2014, 10, 1234.

•  Highlighted in Chemicals & Chemistry, 2014, Pubz ID: 009477592.

•  Highlighted in SUSTech NEWS2014.
•  Highlighted in ChemInform, March, 2015.


Dearomative Indole [5+2] Cycloaddition Reactions: Stereoselective Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Cyclohepta[b]indoles

Mei, G.; Yuan, H.; Gu, Y.; Chen, W.; Chung, L.; Li, C.-C.*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 201453, 11051.  [doi]

• Highlighted in Chin. J. Org. Chem., December, 2014.

• Highlighted in ChemInform, March, 2015.


Total Synthesis of Aplykurodinone-1

Liu,G.; Mei, G.; Chen, R.; Yuan, H.; Yang, Z.*; Li, C.-C.*

Org.Lett., 201416, 4380.  [doi]

• Top 10 Most Accessed Article in 08/2014.

• Highlighted in ChemInform, Februry, 2015.

• Top 20 Most Accessed Article in 08/2014-06/2015.


Stereoselective Total Syntheses of (−)-Flueggine A and (+)-Virosaine B

Wei, H.; Qiao, C.; Liu, G.; Yang, Z.*; Li, C.-C.*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 201352, 620.  [doi]

• Chosen as “Hot Paper” by the Editors.

• Top 3 Most Accessed Article in 11/2012.

• Highlighted in PKUSZ NEWS2012.

• Highlighted in Chemistry World, January, 2013.

• Highlighted in Synfacts20139, 237 (“Synfact of the Month”).


Total Synthesis of (±)-Pentalenolactone A Methyl Ester

Liu, Q.; Yue, G.; Wu, N.; Lin, G.; Li, Y.; Quan, J.; Li, C.-C.*; Wang, G.*; Yang, Z.*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 201251, 12072.  [doi]

• Top 10 Most Accessed Article in 10/2012.

• Highlighted in Chin. J. Org. Chem., January, 2013.

• Highlighted in Chemistry World, November, 2012.