Ruthenium-Catalysed Cross-Coupling Reaction of Ketones with Transformable Directing Groups as Alkenyl Electrophiles

Yuya Kogure, Kohei Hatakeyama, Kai Tsuchiya, Yuta Kunii, and Satoshi Ueno,*

Chem. Commun2023, 59(83), 12463–12466.

DOI: 10.1039/D3CC04265K

Synthesis of β-Enaminones via Palladium-Catalyzed Dehydrogeantive β-Amination of Saturated Ketones

Satoshi Ueno,* Shohei Yasuoka, Ryo Minamikawa, and Ryoichi Kuwano,*

Chem. Lett. 2023, 52(10), 783–787.

DOI: 10.1246/cl.230296 (Open Access)

(Selected as one of the Daily Top Accessed Articles in ChemLett., Oct. 2023)

Palladium-Catalyzed para-Selective Allylation of 1-(Cyanomethyl)arenes with Allyl Acetates

Rina Muto, Kenji Nagata, Yoshiki Nakazumi, Kaho Nakamura, and Satoshi Ueno,*

Org. Lett. 2023, 25(12), 2108–2112.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.3c00534

One-Pot Synthesis of Substituted Pyridines from Alkyl Ketones and Enamines by the Nickel-Catalyzed Dehydrogenation of Alkyl Ketones

Satoshi Ueno,* Ryohei Maeda, Yuya Kogure, and Ryoichi Kuwano,*

ChemLett. 2023, 52(3), 148–151.

DOI: 10.1246/cl.220546 (Open Access)

(Selected as one of the Daily Top Accessed Articles in Chem. Lett., Mar. 2023)

Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Ketones as an Alkenyl Electrophile with Organoborons via Cleavage of Alkenyl C–N Bonds of in Situ Generated Enamines

Yuya Kogure and Satoshi Ueno,*

Org. Lett. 202224(50), 9233–9237.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.2c03765

(Selected as one of the Monthly Top 20 Most Read Articles in OrgLett., Jan. 2023)

Diamine-Promoted Deacylation of 2-Alkyl-1,3-Diketones for the Facile Synthesis of Ketones

Rei Ishihara, Kota Okamura, Yuki Yoshimura, and Satoshi Ueno,*

ChemistrySelect, 20227(37), e202202717.

DOI: 10.1002/slct.202202717

One-Pot Synthesis of Multiarylated Benzophenones via [3 + 2 + 1] Benzannulation of Ketones, Alkynes, and  α,β-Unsaturated Carbonyls

Shoko Nagahata, Seiya Takei, and Satoshi Ueno,*

JOrgChem. 202287(15), 10377–10384.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.2c00601

Palladium-Catalyzed Dehydrogenative [3+3] Aromatization of Propyl Ketones and Allyl Carbonates

Kenta Koike and Satoshi Ueno,*

ChemLett. 202251(4), 489–492. 

DOI:10.1246/cl.220032 (Open Access)

(Selected as one of the Daily Top Accessed Articles in ChemLett., Apr. 2022)

Palladium-catalyzed Benzylic Substitution of Benzyl Carbonates with Phosphorus Nucleophiles

Yusuke Makida, Kazumi Usui, Satoshi Ueno, and Ryoichi Kuwano,*

ChemLett. 201746(12), 1814–1817.

DOI: 10.1246/cl.170901

β-Amination of Saturated Nitriles through Palladium-Catalyzed Dehydrogenation/1,4-Addition/Re-dehydrogenation

Satoshi Ueno,* Ryohei Maeda, Shohei Yasuoka, and Ryoichi Kuwano,*

ChemLett. 201342(1), 40–42.

DOI: 10.1246/cl.2013.40

Synthesis of 4-Quinolones through Nickel-Catalyzed Intramolecular Amination on the β-Carbon of o-(N-Alkylamino)propiophenones

Satoshi Ueno,* Ryosuke Shimizu, Ryohei Maeda, Ryoichi Kuwano,*

Synlett 201223(11), 1639–1642.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1291146

Intramolecular SN’-Type Aromatic Substitution of Benzylic Carbonates at their Para-Position

Satoshi Ueno, Sadakazu Komiya, Takeshi Tanaka, and Ryoichi Kuwano,*

OrgLett. 201214(1), 338–341.

DOI: 10.1021/ol203089k

Transformation of α-Substituted Propanols to γ-Amino Alcohols through Nickel-Catalyzed Amination on the Terminal γ-Carbon of Propanols

Satoshi Ueno,* Kazumi Usui, and Ryoichi Kuwano,*

Synlett 2011, (9), 1303–1307.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1260536

Palladium-Catalyzed [4+2] Cycloaddition of o-(Silylmethyl)benzyl Esters with Ketones: An Equivalent to Oxo-Diels–Alder Reaction of o-Xylylenes

Satoshi Ueno, Masakazu Ohtsubo, and Ryoichi Kuwano,*

OrgLett. 201012(19), 4332–4334.

DOI: 10.1021/ol101792a

Nickel-Catalyzed Formation of a Carbon–Nitrogen Bond at the β-Position of Saturated Ketones

Satoshi Ueno,* Ryosuke Shimizu, and Ryoichi Kuwano,*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200948(25), 4543–4545.

DOI: 10.1002/anie.200900892

(Highlighted in SYNFACT)

(Highlighted in Speciality Chemicals Magazine: February 2010 Chemistry Corner) 

[4+2] Cycloaddition of o-Xylylenes with Imines Using Palladium Catalyst

Satoshi Ueno, Masakazu Ohtsubo, and Ryoichi Kuwano,*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131(36), 12904–12905.

DOI: 10.1021/ja905988e

(Highlighted in SYNFACT)

Unique Effect of Coordination of an Alkene Moiety in Products on Ruthenium-Catalyzed Chemoselective C–H Alkenylation

Satoshi Ueno, Takuya Kochi, Naoto Chatani, and Fumitoshi Kakiuchi,*

Org. Lett. 200911(4), 855–858.

DOI: 10.1021/ol701562p

Direct, Iridium-Catalyzed Enantioselective and Regioselective Allylic Etherification with Aliphatic Alcohols

Satoshi Ueno and John F. Hartwig,*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200847(10), 1928–1931.

DOI: 10.1002/anie.200705267

(Highlighted in SYNFACT)

Enantioselective Iridium-Catalyzed Allylic Amination of Ammonia and Convenient Ammonia Surrogates

Mark J. Pouy, Andreas Leitner, Daniel J. Weix, Satoshi Ueno, and John F. Hartwig,*

Org. Lett. 20079(20), 39493952.

DOI: 10.1021/ol701562p

Ruthenium-Catalyzed Carbon–Carbon Bond Formation via the Cleavage of an Unreactive Aryl Carbon–Nitrogen Bond in Aniline Derivatives with Organoboronates

Satoshi Ueno, Naoto Chatani, and Fumitoshi Kakiuchi,*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007129(19), 6098–6099.

DOI: 10.1021/ja0713431

(Highlighted in ChemInform)

Regioselective Alkenylation of Aromatic Ketones with Alkenylboronates Using a RuH2(CO)(PPh3)3-Catalyst via Carbon–Hydrogen Bond Cleavage

Satoshi Ueno, Naoto Chatani, and Fumitoshi Kakiuchi,*

J. Org. Chem. 200772(9), 36003602.

DOI: 10.1021/jo070182g

(Highlighted in Organic Process Research & Development.)

Direct Observation of the Oxidative Addition of the Aryl Carbon–Oxygen Bond to a Ruthenium Complex and Consideration of the Relative Reactivity between Aryl Carbon–Oxygen and Aryl Carbon–Hydrogen Bonds

Satoshi Ueno, Eiichiro Mizushima, Naoto Chatani, and Fumitoshi Kakiuchi,*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006128(51), 1651616517.

DOI: 10.1021/ja067612p

Ruthenium-Catalyzed Functionalization of Aryl Carbon–Oxygen Bonds in Aromatic Ethers with Organoboron Compounds

Fumitoshi Kakiuchi,* Mayumi Usui, Satoshi Ueno, Naoto Chatani, and Shinji Murai,

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004126(9), 2706–2707.

DOI: 10.1021/ja0393170