News-Archive 2020

30.03.2020 Birthday wishes for Science of Synthesis

We celebrate the 20th birthday of SoS. On this occasion we received many birthday wishes.

25.03.2020 Total Synthesis of Glycosyl Flavonoids

Venkateswara Rao Batchu presents the total synthesis of glycosyl flavonoids.

25.03.2020 Total Synthesis of Asparenydiol

Gaetano Angelici and Claudio Evangelisti describe the total synthesis of asparenydiol by cross-couplings.

24.03.2020 Synthesis of the Enantiomers of Thioridazine

Simen Antonsen used an auxiliary-based strategy to synthesize the enantiomers of thioridazine.

18.03.2020 Novel Synthesis of Benzoxazoles and Benzimidazoles

P. H. Tran shows the S/DABCO-promoted reaction of o-hydroxy/amino nitrobenzenes and benzaldehydes.

18.03.2020 A Study of Samarium(II)–Water Allylic Benzoate Reductions

Gregory O’Neil reports on effects of various directing groups on allylic benzoate reductions.

16.03.2020 Formal Synthesis of Pseudolaric Acid B

Naoki Mori presents a formal synthesis of pseudolaric acid B.


We celebrate the 20th birthday of Science of Synthesis. Join us and enjoy 36 articles throughout the year by top chemists to honor the anniversary!

16.03.2020 Metal-Free Synthesis of Hindered 3-Azoindoles

Joanna Wencel-Delord describes the synthesis of hindered 3-azoindoles via C–H functionalization.

Professor Chao-Jun Li 12.02.2020 Science of Synthesis Knowledge Updates – New Volume Editor

Professor Chao-Jun Li joins the SOS Volume Editor Team.

11.02.2020 Deoxofluorination of β-Keto Esters with Sulfur Tetrafluoride

Dmitriy Volochnyuk and Sergey Ryabukhin take a close look at safety vs efficacy issues in the fluorination of β-keto esters.

11.02.2020 A Radical-Chemistry Approach to 2-Arylquinolines

Hideo Togo presents the synthesis of 2-arylquinolines from 2-arylethyl bromides and aromatic nitriles.

Professor Jean-Luc Montchamp 29.01.2020 Science of Synthesis Knowledge Updates – New Volume Editor

Professor Jean-Luc Montchamp is new Volume Editor for SOS Organophosphorus Updates.

21.01.2020 Novel 2-Substituted Analogues of (–)-Pentenomycin I

Christos Stathakis and Anna Hirsch present novel 2-substituted analogues of (–)-pentenomycin I.

21.01.2020 Detailed Comparison of Ni vs. Pd in Cross-Coupling Catalysis

David Nelson investigates the role of substrate coordination to zerovalent metal complexes.

Professor Alexander Terent'ev 15.01.2020 Science of Synthesis Knowledge Updates – New Volume Editor

Prof. Alexander O. Terent’ev Appointed as Volume Editor for SOS Volume 38: Peroxides.

08.01.2020 SYNTHESIS welcomes a new editor!

Prof. Liu-Zhu Gong from the University of Science and Technology of China has joined the Editorial Board of SYNTHESIS

07.01.2020 Synthesis of Sulfonylisoureas via Sulfo-Click Reactions

Stefan Kirsch presents a new method for the synthesis of sulfonylisoureas.

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