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N. O. Ilchenko, M. Hedberg, K. J. Szabó*: Fluorinative Ring-opening of Cyclopropanes by Hypervalent Iodine Reagents. An Efficient Method for 1,3-Oxyfluorination and   1,3-Difluorination. Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 1056-1061.

R. Alam, C. Diner, S. Jonker, K. J. Szabó*: Catalytic Asymmetric Allylboration of Indoles and Dihydroisoquinolines with Allylboronic Acids. Stereodivergent Synthesis up to Three Contiguous Stereocenters. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 14417-14421. Highlited in Chemistry Views, Synfacts, Chemistry World and Angewande's Authors Profile.

A. Bermejo Gomez, M. Cortes, M. Lübcke, M. Johansson, C. Halldin, K. J. Szabo,* M. Schou*: Efficient DBU accelerated synthesis of 18F-labelled trifluoroacetamides.Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 13963-13966.

D. Colin, K. J. Szabó*: Recent Advances in the Preparation and Application of Allylboron Species in Organic Synthesis. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 2-14. (Highlighted in "Spotlights on Recent JACS Publications" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 1)

J. Zhang, K. J. Szabó,* F. Himo*: Metathesis Mechanism of Zinc-Catalyzed Fluorination of Alkenes with Hypervalent Fluoroiodine. ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 1093-1100.

L. Mao, K. J. Szabó*; T. B. Marder*: Synthesis of Benzyl-, Allyl-, and Allenyl-boronates via Copper-Catalyzed Borylation of Alcohols Org. Lett. 2017,19, 1204-1207.

D. Wang, K. J. Szabó*: Copper-Catalyzed, Stereoselective Cross-Coupling of Cyclic Allyl Boronic Acids with α-Diazoketones Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 1622-1625.

M. Lübcke, W. Yuan, K. J. Szabó*: Trifluoromethylthiolation-Based Bifunctionalization of Diazocarbonyl Compounds by Rhodium Catalysis. Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 4548-4551.

G. Huang, C. Diner, K. J. Szabó,* F. Himo*: Mechanism and Stereoselectivity of the BINOL-Catalyzed Allylboration of Skatoles.Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 5904-5907.

L. Mao, R. Bertermann, K. Emmert, K. J. Szabó,* T. B. Marder,* Synthesis of Vinyl-, Allyl-, and 2-Boryl Allylboronates via a Highly Selective Copper-Catalyzed Borylation of Propargylic Alcohols. Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 6586-6589.

L. Mao, R. Bertermann, S. G. Rachor, K. J. Szabó,* T. B. Marder*: Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Borylation of Allylic C–H Bonds in Alkenes. Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 6590-6593.

J. Zhao, S. J. T. Jonker, D. N. Meyer, G. Schulz, C. D. Tran, L. Eriksson, K. J. Szabó*: Copper-Catalyzed Synthesis of Allenylboronic Acids. Access to Sterically Encumbered Homopropargylic Alcohols and Amines by Propargylboration Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 3305 - 3312.

M. A. Cortes Gonzalez, P. Nordeman, A. Bermejo Gomez, D. N. Meyer, G. Antoni, M. Schou, K. J. Szabó*: [18F]Fluoro-benziodoxole: A no-carrier-added electrophilic fluorinating reagent. Rapid, simple radiosynthesis, purification and application for fluorine-18 labelling. Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 4286-4289

B. K. Mai, K. J. Szabó,* F. Himo*: Mechanisms of Rh-Catalyzed Oxyfluorination and Oxytrifluoromethylation of Diazocarbonyl Compounds with Hypervalent Fluoroiodine. ACS Catal. 2018, 8, 4483-4492.

Wang, D.; de Wit, M. J. M.; Szabó, K. J.*: Synthesis of Densely Substituted Conjugated Dienes by Transition-metal-free Reductive Coupling of Allenylboronic Acids and Tosylhydrazones. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 83, 8786-8792..

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