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68. Lim, Y.-J., Tang, G., Ye, Z., Zhang, C.-J. Wu, J.*, & Yao, S. Q. (2023). "A Late-Stage Aryl C-H Olefination Strategy and Its Application Towards Global Proteome Profiling of ∆8-Tetrahydrocannabinol." Chemistry - A European Journal. Accepted. [PDF Download] DOI:

67. Ng, X. Q.#, Lim, C. S.#, Liaw, M. W., Quanch, T. T., Yang, B., Isoni, V., Wu, J.*, & Zhao, Y.* (2023). "Direct Access to Chiral Aliphatic Amines by Catalytic Enantioconvergent Redox-neutral Amination of Alcohols." 

Nature Synthesis. Accepted. [PDF Download] DOI:

66. Yuan, Y.#, Zhang, M.#, Tang, X., Piper, J. L., Peng, Z. H., Ma, J. A.*, Wu, J.*, & Zhang, F. G.* (2023). "Photoinduced Defluorinative Branch-Selective Olefination of Multifluoro (Hetero) arenes." Organic Letters. 25, 883−888. [PDF Download] DOI:

65. Fa, X.#, Zhang, M.#, Gao, Y., Zhou. Q., Zhang, Y., Yu, J., Xu, W., Yan, J., Liu, H., Lei, Z., Ter, Y. C., Chanmungkalakul, S., Lum, Y., Liu, X., Cui, G., & Wu, J.* (2023)."Stepwise On-demand Functionalization of Multihydrosilanes Enabled by a Hydrogen-atom-transfer Photocatalyst Based on Eosin Y." Nature Chemistry. Accepted. [PDF Download] DOI:

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64. Tang, H., Zhang, M., Zhang, Y., Luo, P., Ravelli, D.; Wu, J.* (2023)."Direct Synthesis of Thioesters from Feedstock Chemicals and Elemental Sulfur." Journal of the American Chemical Society. Accepted. [PDF Download] DOI:

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63. Wu, Z., Wu, M., Zhu, K., Wu, J.*, Lu, Y.* (2023)."Photocatalytic Coupling of Electron-deficient Alkenes using Oxalic Acid as a Traceless Linchpin." Chem. Accepted. [PDF Download] DOI:


62. Cai, B., Toh, R. W., Ang, H., T., Wu, J.*, Panek, J. S.* (2022). "Stereo- and Regioselective Synthesis of (E,E)-Dienes: Evolution from the Transition-Metal Catalyzed Cross-Coupling to Titanium Alkoxide-Based Alkyne-Alkyne Reductive Coupling." Synlett, 33, A–W. [PDF Download​] DOI:


61. Yu, J., Zhang, X., Wu, X., Liu, T., Zhang, Z., Wu, J.*, Zhu, C.* (2022). "Metal-free Radical Difunctionalization of Ethylene." Chem, 9, 472–482. [PDF Download] DOI:







60. Yang, X., Lim, S. H. M., Lin, J., Wu, J., Tang, H., Zhao, F., Liu, F., Sun, C., Shi, X., Kuang, Y., Toy Y. H., Du, K., Zhang, Y., Wang, X., Sun, M., Song, Z., Wang, T., Wu, J., Houk K. N.*, Huang, D.* (2022). "Oxygen Mediated Oxidative Couplings of Flavones in Alkaline Water." Nature Communications, 13, 6424. [PDF Download​] DOI:

59. Yang, H.#, Xi, S.#, Guo, N.#, Wang, M., Liu, L., Lyu, P., Yu, X., Li, J., Xu, H., Hai, X., Li, Z., Li, X., Sun, T., Zhao, X, Han, Y., Wu, J., Zhang, C.*, Fei, H.*, Koh, M. J.*, Lu, J.* (2022). "Catalytically Active Atomically Thin Cuprate with Periodic Cu Single Sites." National Science Review, nwac100. [PDF Download​] DOI:

58. Ng, X. Q.; Kang, M. H.; Toh, R. W.; Isoni, V.*; Wu, J.*, Zhao, Y.* (2022). "A green access to supported cinchona alkaloid amide catalysts for heterogeneous enantioselective allylsilylation of aldehydes and process intensity evaluation in batch and flow." Green Synthesis and Catalysis. 272-277. [PDF Download] DOI:


57. Li, Q.; Dai, P.; Tang, H.; Zhang, M.*; Wu, J.* "Photomediated Reductive Coupling of Nitroarenes with Aldehydes for Amide Synthesis". Chem. Sci. 2022, 13, 9361–9365. [PDF Download] DOI:


56. Zhang, Z.; Sang, Y.; Wang, C.; Dai, P.; Xue, X.; Piper, J. L.; Peng, Z.; Ma, J.*; Zhang, F.*; Wu, J.* “Difluoromethylation of Unactivated Alkenes Using Freon-22 through Tertiary Amine-borane-triggered Halogen-atom Transfer”. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 14288–14296. [PDF Download] DOI:

55. Cao, H.; Kong, D.; Yang. L.; Chanmungkalakul, S.; Liu, T.; Piper, J. L.; Peng, Z.; Gao, L.; Liu, X.; Hong, X.*, Wu, J.* “Bronsted Acid-Enhanced Direct Hydrogen Atom Transfer Photocatalysis to Enable Selective Late-Stage Functionalization of Unactivated C(sp3)-H Bonds”. Nat. Synth. 2022, 1, 794–803. [PDF Download], DOI:

54. Liu, C.#, Cui, X.#, Chen, W, Ma, X., Prather, K.J., Zhou, K.*, Wu, J.* "Synthesis of Oxygenated Sesquiterpenoids Enabled by Combining Metabolic Engineering and Visible-light Photocatalysis" Chem. Eur. J. 2022, 28, e202201230. [PDF Download​] DOI: 10.1002/chem.202201230

53.Li, D., Liu, T., Hong, Y., Cao, C., Wu, J.* & Deng, H.*, "Stop-Flow Microtubing Reactor-Assisted Visible Light-Induced Hydrogen-Evolution Cross Coupling of Heteroarenes with C(sp3)–H Bonds." ACS Catal., 2022, 12, 4473–4480. [PDF Download​] DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.2c01087

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