PUBLICATIONS

@ NUS

2019

30. Kuang, Y. , Wang, K. , Shi, X. , Huang, X. , Meggers, E. and Wu, J. (2019), Asymmetric Synthesis of 1,4‐Dicarbonyl Compounds from Aldehydes via the Marriage of Hydrogen Atom Transfer Photocatalysis with Chiral Lewis Acid Catalysis. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1002/anie.201910414

 

 

 

29. Liu, R., Chia, S. P. M., Goh, Y. Y., Cheo, H. W., Fan, B., Li, R., Zhou, R., Wu, J.* "Visible‐Light‐Mediated Regioselective Allylation, Benzylation, and Silylation of Methylene‐Malononitriles via Photoredox‐Induced Radical Cation Fragmentation" Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2019, Accepted Article. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201900902.

 

 

 

 

 

 

28. Fan, X., Xiao, P., Jiao, Z., Yang, T., Dai, X., Xu, W., Tan, J. D., Cui, G.,* Su, H., Fang, W., Wu, J.* "Neutral-Eosin-Y-Photocatalyzed Silane Chlorination Using Dichloromethane" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 12580-12584. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201908556.

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27. Zhou, R., Li, J., Cheo, H. W., Chua, R., Zhan, G., Hou, Z., Wu, J.* "Visible-light-mediated Deuteration of Silanes with Deuterium Oxide" Chem. Sci. 201910, 7340–7344. DOI: 10.1039/C9SC02818H.

 

 

 

 

 

26. Xu, J.-H., Wu, W.-B., Wu, J.* "Photoinduced Divergent Alkylation/Acylation of Pyridine N-Oxides with Alkynes under Anaerobic and Aerobic Conditions" Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 5321–5325. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b01940.

25. Ou, W., Zhang, G., Wu, J., Su, C.* "Photocatalytic Cascade Radical Cyclization Approach to Bioactive Indoline-Alkaloids over Donor–Acceptor Type Conjugated Microporous Polymer" ACS Catal. 2019, 9, 5178–5183. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b00693.

24. Wong, Y. -C., Wu, W.-B., Wang, T., Ng, J. D. A., Khoo, K. H.,* Wu, J.*, Tan, Z.-K. "Color Patterning of Luminescent Perovskites via Light‐Mediated Halide Exchange with Haloalkanes" Adv. Mater. 2019, 1901247. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201901247.

 

23. "Young Career Focus: Dr. Jie Wu" Synform 2019, 05, A68–A70. DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1612161.

22. Ng, C. K., Toh, R. W., Lin, T. T., Luo, H.-K., Hor, T. S. A.,* Wu, J.* "Metal-salen molecular cages as efficient and recyclable heterogeneous catalysts for cycloaddition of CO2 with epoxides at ambient conditions" Chem. Sci. 201910, 1549–1554. DOI: 10.1039/C8SC05019H.

 

21. Li, J., Luo Y., Cheo, H. W., Lan, Y.,* Wu, J.* "Photoredox Catalysis Modulated Nickel-Catalyzed Divergent Difunctionalization of Ethylene" Chem 2019, 5, 192–203. DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2018.10.006

2018

20. Xue, C.-W., Li, J., Lee, J. P., Zhang, P.,* Wu, J.* "Continuous Amination of Aryl/Heteroaryl Halides Using Aqueous Ammonia in a Teflon AF-2400 Tube-in-Tube Micro-Flow Reactor" Reaction Chemistry & Engineering 20184, 346–350  (Invited article for special issue "RCE Emerging Investigators 2019"). DOI: 10.1039/C8RE00216A.

 

 

 

 

19. Cao, H., Jiang, H., Feng, H., Kwan, J. M. C., Liu, X., Wu, J.* "Photo-Induced Decarboxylative Heck-Type Coupling of Unactivated Aliphatic Acids and Terminal Alkenes in the Absence of Sacrificial Hydrogen Acceptors" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 47, 16360–16367. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b11218.

18. Hou, J., Ee, A., Cao, H., Ong, H.-W., Xu, J.-H. Wu, J.* "Visible‐Light‐Mediated Metal‐Free Difunctionalization of Alkenes with CO2 and Silanes or C(sp3)-H Alkanes" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201857, 17220–17224. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201811266.

 

 

  • This paper has been selected as Hot Paper by Angewandte Chemie International Edition (Topics: C-H Activation
    , Carbon Dioxide, and Photocatalysis).

  • This paper was highlighted by Synfacts 2019, 15, 0198 (From Prof. Benjamin List).

  • This paper was highlighted by WeeChem.

  • This paper was featured in Organic Chemistry Portal.

17. Deng, H.-P., Zhou, Q., Wu, J.* "Micro-Tubing Reactor-Assisted Aliphatic C-H Functionalization Utilizing HCl as the Hydrogen Atom Transfer Catalyst Precursor in Conjunction with an Organo Photoredox Catalyst" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201857,12661–12665. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201804844.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16. Wu, W.-B., Wong, Y.-C., Tan, Z.-K.,* Wu, J.* "Photo-induced thiol coupling and C–H activation using nanocrystalline lead-halide perovskite catalysts" Catal. Sci. Technol. 20188, 4257–4263. DOI: 10.1039/c8cy01240g.

 

15. Li, J.-S., Wu, J.* "Recent Development of Photo-Mediated Generation of Silyl Radicals and Their Application in Organic Synthesis" ChemPhotoChem 2018, 2, 839–846. DOI: 10.1002/cptc.201800110 (Invited Review).

14. Liu, H., Ma, L., Zhou, R., Chen, X.,* Fang, W., Wu, J.* "One-Pot Photo-Mediated Giese Reaction/Friedel-Crafts Hydroxyalkylation/Oxidative Aromatization to Access Naphthalene Derivatives from Toluenes and Enones" ACS Catal. 20188, 6224–6229. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.8b00481

  • This paper was highlighted by X-MOL.

13. Hou, J., Li, J.-S., Wu, J.* "Recent Development of Light-Mediated Carboxylation Using CO2 as the Feedstock" Asian J. Org. Chem. 2018, 7, 1439–1447. DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.201800226 (Invited Review).

12. Fan, X.-Z., Rong, J.-W., Wu, H.-L., Zhou, Q., Deng, H.-P., Tan, J. D., Xue, C.-W., Wu, L.-Z., Tao, H.-R., Wu, J.* 
"Eosin Y as a Direct Hydrogen Atom Transfer Photocatalyst for the Functionalization of C-H Bonds" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 8514–8518. Manuscript. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201803220.

 

 

 

 

 

11. Hou, J., Ee, A., Feng, W., Xu, J.-H., Zhao, Y.,* Wu, J.* "Visible-Light-Driven Alkyne Hydro-/Carbocarboxylation Using CO2 via Iridium/Cobalt Dual Catalysis for Divergent Heterocycle Synthesis" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 5257–5263. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b01561.

  • This work was highlighted by X-MOL.

10. Toh, R. W., Li, J. S., Wu, J. Utilization of Stop-flow Micro-tubing Reactors for the Development of Organic Transformations. J. Vis. Exp. 2018, (131), e56897, doi:10.3791/56897.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017

9. Zhou, R.; Goh, Y. Y.; Liu, H.; Tao, H.; Li, L.; Wu, J.* “Visible-Light-Mediated Metal-Free Hydrosilylation of Alkenes through Selective Hydrogen Atom Transfer for Si-H Activation” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56(52), 16621–16625. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201711250.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Deng, H.; Fan, X.; Chen, Z.; Xu, Q.; & Wu, J.* "Photo-induced nickel-catalyzed chemo- and regioselective hydroalkylation of internal alkynes with ether and amide a-hetero C(sp3)-H bonds" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 13579–13584. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08158.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • This work was featured in NUS FoS.

  • This work was featured in Phys.org.

  • This work was highlighted by X-MOL.

 

7. Zhou, R.; Liu, H.; Tao, H.; Yu, X.; & Wu, J.* "Metal-free direct alkylation of unfunctionalized allylic/benzylic sp 3 C–H bonds via photoredox induced radical cation deprotonation." Chem. Sci. 2017, 8(6), 4654–4659., DOI: 10.1039/C7SC00953D.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Xue, F.; Deng, H.; Xue, C.; Mohamed, D. K. B.; Tang, K. Y.; Wu, J.* “Reaction Discovery Using Acetylene Gas as the Chemical Feedstock Accelerated by the ‘Stop-Flow’ Micro-Tubing Reactor System” Chem. Sci. 2017, 8(5), 3623–3627. DOI: 10.1039/C7SC00408G. (Co-first authors)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Wu, J.; Li, J.; Xue, C.; Mohamed D. “Lotus-Type Reactor for Large-Scale Continuous-Flow and Stop-Flow Synthesis” 2017, Patent application No. 10201700300X.

2016

4. Wu, J.; Deng H.; Xue, F.; Mohamed, D. “Modular ‘Stop-Flow’ Parallel Microtubing Reactor Platform Useful for High-Pressure Reaction Screening” 2016, US 62/320726 (US Provisional Patent).

3. Cai, B., Evans, R. W., Wu, J., & Panek, J. S. Total Synthesis of Nuclear Factor of Activated T-Cells-68 (NFAT-68): Sequential Use of Chiral Allenylsilane and Titanium Alkoxide-Mediated Reductive Coupling Bond Construction. Org. Lett, 2016, 18(17), 4304–4307.

2. Ng, C. K.; Wu, J.*; Hor, T. S. A.*; Luo, H.-K.* “A Binary Catalyst System of a Cationic Ru-CNC Pincer Complex with an Alkali Metal Salt for Selective Hydroboration of Carbon Dioxide” Chem. Comm. 2016, 52, 11842-11845.

1. Mohamed, D. K. B.; Yu, X.-J.; Li, J.-S.; Wu, J.* "Reaction Screening in Continuous Flow Reactors" Tetrahedron Lett. 2016, 57, 39653977. (Invited Review)

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