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[9] S. Y. Hong, Y. Hwang, M. Lee and S. Chang*, Mechanism-Guided Development of Transition-Metal Catalyzed C–N Bond-Forming Reactions Using Dioxazolones as the Versatile Amidating Source, Acc. Chem. Res., 2021, 54, 2683–2700.

[8] S. Kim, D. Kim, S. Y. Hong* and S. Chang*, Tuning Orbital Symmetry of Iridium Nitrenoid Enables Catalytic Diastereoand Enantioselective Alkene Difunctionalizations, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 10, 3993–4004. (*Co-corresponding authors)

  •  Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal.

[7] S. Y. Hong, D. Kim and S. Chang*, Catalytic Access to Carbocation Intermediates via Nitrenoid Transfer Leading to Allylic Lactams, Nat. Catal., 2021, 4, 79−88. 

  •  Highlighted in IBS.

[6] S. Y. Hong and S. Chang* Stereodefined Access to Lactams via Olefin Difunctionalization: Iridium Nitrenoids as a Motif of LUMO-Controlled Dipoles, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 10399−10408.
  • Highlighted in Synfacts 2019, 15, 1026.

[5] S. Huh,† S. Y. Hong,† and S. Chang* Synthetic Utility of N-Benzoyloxyamides as an Alternative Precursor of Acylnitrenoids for γ-Lactam Formation, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 2808–2812. (†Equally contributed)
  • Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal.

[4] S. Y. Hong, J. Son, D. Kim, and S. Chang*; Ir(III)-Catalyzed Stereoselective Haloamidation of Alkynes Enabled by Ligand Participation, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 12359-12363.
  • Highlighted in Synfacts 2018, 14, 1269.

[3] S. Y. Hong,† Y. Park,† Y. Hwang, Y. Kim, M.-H. Baik,* and S. Chang* Selective formation of γ-lactams via C–H amidation enabled by tailored iridium catalysts, Science, 2018, 359, 1016-1021. (†Equally contributed)

  • Highlighted in Nature, March 2018 / Science Daily, March 2018/Phys.Org, March 2018 / Asian Scientist, March 2018/Synfacts 2018, 14, 0464

[2] S. Y. Hong, J. Jeong, and S. Chang*; [4+2] or [4+1] Annulation: Changing the Reaction Pathway of a Rhodium-Catalyzed Process by Tuning the Cp Ligand, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 2408–2412.

[1] S. Y. Hong,† J. Kwak,† and S. Chang*; Rhodium-Catalyzed Selective C–H Functionalization of NNN Tridentate Chelating Compounds via a Rollover Pathway, Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 3159-3162. (†Equally contributed)

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