• SYNFORM Editors

    SYNFORM Editor Matteo Zanda (right) with Editorial Assistant Alison Sage (left)



SYNFORM is available as part of the online editions of SYNTHESIS, SYNLETT and SYNFACTS via Thieme E-Journals. This supplementary feature is available free of charge and presents people, trends, and views in synthetic organic chemistry with direct links to all quoted original papers. 

Late-Stage Trifluoromethylthiolation of Benzylic C–H Bonds

Jin Xie and Chengjian Zhu present the photoredox-catalyzed trifluoromethylthiolation of benzylic C–H bonds.

Interview with Chris Slootweg

This Young Career Focus presents Chris Slootweg (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands).

Synthesis of Pyrimidine and Purine RNA Ribonucleotides

Thomas Carell describes a unified prebiotically plausible synthesis of various RNA ribonucleotides.

Radical-Mediated Synthesis of Terpenoids

Xiaoguang Lei and Houhua Li use photoinduced skeletal rearrangements to synthesize terpenoids.

Acceptorless Dehydrogenative Cyclization

Debasis Koley and Biplab Maji show the dual role of tris(pentafluorophenyl)borane in cyclization reactions

Modular Click Chemistry Libraries for Functional Screens

Barry Sharpless and Jiajia Dong present the use of a diazotizing reagent for modular click chemistry libraries.

Interview with Bill Hawkins

This Young Career Focus presents Bill Hawkins (University of Otago, New Zealand).

Stereoconvergent Synthesis of Ketoximes

Qiuling Song presents a stereospecific 1,4-metallate shift enabling the stereoconvergent synthesis of ketoximes.

Synthesis of 2-Deoxy Aryl C-Glycosides from Glycals and Anilines

Jeyakumar Kandasamy reports a Pd-catalyzed stereospecific synthesis of 2-deoxy aryl C-glycosides.

Rh-Catalyzed Atroposelective C–H Arylation

Shu-Li You describes an efficient, Rh-catalyzed synthesis of axially chiral heterobiaryls.

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