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Qi, T.; Li, S.; Ye, X.; Teng, Y.; Zhao, K.; He,Y.; Shan, C.; Wojtas, L.; Richardson, D., Lan, Y.*; Shi, X.*"Design and Synthesis of Stable Four-Coordinated Benzotriazole-Borane with Tunable Fluorescence Emission" Chem. Sci. 2022, 13, 5982-5987.

Liu, M.; He, Y.; Shan, C.; Wojtas, L.; Ghiviriga, I.; Fathalla, O.; Yan, Y.; Li, X.; Shi, X.* "Anion Mediated, Tunable Isoguanosine Self-Assemblies: Decoding the Conformation Influence and Solvent Effect" Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 7569-7574.

Yuan, T.; Tang, Q.; Shan, C.; Ye, X.; Wang, J.; Zhao, P.; Wojtas, L.; Hadler, N.; Chen, H.; Shi, X.* "Alkyne Trifunctionalization via Divergent Gold Catalysis: Combining pi-Acid Activation, Vinyl-Gold Addition, and Redox Catalysis" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 4074-4082.

Ye, X.; Wang, C.; Zhang, S.; Wei, J.; Shan, C.; Wojtas, L.; Xie, Y.; Shi, X.* "Facilitating Ir-Catalyzed C-H Alkynylation with Electrochemistry: Anodic Oxidation Induced Reductive Elimination" ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 11693-11699.

Zhang, S.; Wang, C.; Ye, X.; Shi, X.* "Intermolecular Alkene Difunctionalization via Gold Catalyzed Oxyarylation" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 20470-20474.

Yuan, T.; Ye, X.; Zhao, P.; Teng, S.; Yi, Y.; Wang, J.; Shan, C.; Wojtas, L.; Jean, J.; Chen, H.; Shi, X.* "Regioselective Crossed Aldol Reactions under Mild Conditions via Synergistic Gold-Iron Catalysis" Chem 2020, 6, 1420-1431.

Ye, X.; Zhao, P.; Zhang, S.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, Q.; Shan, C.; Wojtas, X.; Guo, H.*; Chen, H.*; Shi, X.* "Facilitating Gold Redox Catalysis with Electrochemistry: An Efficient Chemical-Oxidant-Free Approach" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 17226-17230.

He, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Wojtas, L.; Akhmedov, N. G.; Thai, D.; Wang, H.; Li, X.; Guo, H.*; Shi, X.* "Construction of a cross-layer linked G-octamer via conformational control: a stable G-quadruplex in H-bond competitive solvents" Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 4192-4199.

Li, P.; Zhao, J.; Shi, L.; Wang, J.; Shi, X.;* Li, F.* "Iodine Catalyzed Diazo Activation to Access Radical Reactivity" Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 1972.

Ye, X.; Peng, H.; Wei, C.; Teng, Y.; Wojtas, L.; Shi, X.;* "Gold-Catalyzed Oxidative Coupling of Alkynes towards the Synthesis of Cyclic Conjugated Diynes" Chem 2018, 4, 1983-1993.

Wang, J.; Zhang, S.; Xu, C.; Wojtas, L,; Akhmedov, N. G.; Chen, H.;* Shi, X.* "Highly Efficient and Stereoselective Thioallylation of Alkynes: Possible Gold Redox Catalysis with No Need of a Strong Oxidant" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 6915-6920.

Cai, R.; Ye, X.; Sun, Q.; He, Q.; He, Y.; Ma, S.*; Shi, X.* "Anchoring Triazole-Gold(I) Complex into Porous Organic Polymer to Boost the Stability and Reactivity of Gold(I) Catalyst" ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 1087-1092.

Motika, S. E.; Wang, Q.; Akmendov, N. G.; Wojtas, L.; Shi, X.* "Regioselective Amine-Borane Cyclization: Towards the Synthesis of 1,2-BN-3-cyclohexene via Copper Assisted Triazole Gold Catalysis" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 11582-11586.

Peng, H.; Cai, R.; Chang, X.;Chen, H.*; Shi, X.* "Nucleophile Promoted Gold Redox Catalysis with diazonium: C-Br, C-S and C-P Bond Formation through Catalytic Sandmeyer Coupling" Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 6190-6196.

Hosseyni, S.; Wojtas, L.; Li, M.; Shi, X.* “Intermolecular Homopropargyl Alcohol Addition to Alkyne and a Sequential 1,6-Enyne Cycloisomerization with Triazole-Gold Catalyst” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 3994-3997.

Qin, C.; Su, Y.; Shi, X.*; Jiao, N.* "Split A Substrate to Three Parts and Reassemble: Au-Catalyzed Nitrogenation of Alkynes via C-C and C=C Bond Cleavages" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 350-354.

Peng, H.; Akhmedov, N. G.; Liang, Y.; Jiao, N.*; Shi, X.* "Synergistic Gold and Iron Dual Catalysis: Preferred Radical Addition toward Vinyl-Gold Intermediate over Alkene" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 8912-8915.

Cai, R.; Lu, M.; Aguilera, E. Y.; Xi, Y.; Akhmedov, N. G.; Petersen, J. L.; Chen, H.*; Shi, X.* "Ligand-Assisted Gold-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling with Aryldiazonium Salts: A Case of External Oxidant Free Redox Gold Catalysis" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 8772-8776.

Gao, W.; Cai, R.; Pham, T.; Forrest, K. A.; Hogan, A.; Nugen, P.; Williams, K.; Wojtas, L.; Luebke, R.; Weselinski, L. J.; Zaworotko, M. J.; Space, B.; Chen, Y.; Eddaoudi, M.;* Shi, X.;* Ma, S.* "Remote Stabilization of Copper Paddlewheel Based Molecular Building Blocks in Metal Organic Frameworks" Chem. Mater. 2015, 27, 2144-2151.

Peng, H.; Xi, Y.; Ronaghi, N.; Dong, B.; Akhmedov, N. G.; Shi, X.* “Gold-Catalyzed Oxidative Cross-Coupling of Termina Alkynes: Selective Synthesis of Unsymmetrical 1,3-Diynes" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 13174-13177.

Xi, Y.; Su, Y.; Yu, Z.; Dong, B.; McClain, E. J.; Lan, Y.*; Shi, X.* "Chemoselective Carbophilic Addition of a-Diazoesters through Ligand-Controlled Gold Catalysis" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 9817-9821.

Wang, Q.; Motika, S. E.; Akhmedov, N. G.; Petersen, J. L.; Shi, X.* "Synthesis of Cyclic Amine Borane Through Triazole-Gold(I) Catalyzed Alkyne Hydroboration" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 5418-5422.

Xi, Y.; Dong, B.; McClain, E. J.; Wang, Q.; Gregg, T. L.; Akhmedov, N. G.; Petersen, J. L.; Shi, X.* "Gold-Catalyzed Intermolecular C-S Bond Formation: Efficient Synthesis of a-Substituted Vinyl Sulfones" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 4657-4661.

Ye, X.; He, Z.; Ahmed, T.; Weise, K.; Akhmedov, N. G.; Petersen, J. L.; Shi, X.* "1,2,3-Triazoles as versatile directing group for selective sp2 and sp3 C-H activation: cyclization vs substitution" Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 3712-3716.

Wang, D.; Cai, R.; Sharma, S.; Jirak, J.; Thummanapelli, S. K.; Akhmedov, N. G.; Zhang, H.;Liu, X.; Petersen, J. L.; Shi, X.* "'Silver Effect' in Gold(I) Catalysis: An Overlooked Important Factor" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 9012-9019.

Duan, H.; Sengupta, S.; Petersen, J. L.; Akhmedov, N.; Shi, X.* " Triazole-Au(I) Complexes: A New Class of Catalysts with Improved Thermal Stability and Reactivity for Intermolecular Alkyne Hydroamination" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 12100-12102. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 12100-12102.

Zhong, C.; Chen, Y.; Petersen, J. L.; Akhmedov, N.; Shi, X.* "Enantioselective Intermolecular Crossed-Conjugate Additions between Nitroalkenes and a,b-Enals through a Dual Activation Strategy" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 1279-1282.