75. Yang Wang, Yue Chi, Wen-Xiong Zhang*, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Regioselective Ring Expansion of 2,4-Diiminoazetidines via Cleavage of C–N and C(sp3)–H bonds: Efficient Construction of 2,3-Dihydropyrimidinesulfonamides,

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 2926-2929.


74. Ling Xu, Zitao Wang, Wen-Xiong Zhang*, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Rare-Earth Metal Tris(trimethylsilylmethyl) Anionic Complexes Bearing One 1-Phenyl-2,3,4,5-tetrapropylcyclopentadienyl Ligand: Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Application,

Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 11941–11948.


73. Jing Zhao, Shaoguang Zhang, Wen-Xiong Zhang*, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Reactivity of Seven-membered Azazirconacycloallenes and Four-membered Zirconacycles towards Diphenylacetonitrile,

Organometallics 2012, 31, 8370–8374.


72. Fei Zhao, Yang Wang, Wen-Xiong Zhang*, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Metal-free Synthesis of Cyclic Di-oxoguanidines via One-pot Sequential Transformation of Amines, Carbodiimides and Acyl Dichlorides,

Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 6266–6270. (Cover Paper)


71. Weizhi Geng, Wen-Xiong Zhang, Wei Hao, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Cyclopentadiene-Phosphine/Palladium-Catalyzed Cleavage of C–N Bonds in Secondary Amines: Synthesis of Pyrrole and Indole Derivatives from Secondary Amines and Alkenyl or Aryldibromides,

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 20230-20233. (Highlighted by有机化学)


70. Lushan Zhou, and Wen-Xiong Zhang*, Practice and Thinking of Comprehensive Chemical Experiment Teaching for Undergraduates,

Huaxue Tongbao 2012, 75, 279-283.

69. Yi Zhou, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, 1,3-Butadienylzinctrimer Formed via Transmetalation from 1,4-Dilithio-1,3-butadienes: Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Application in Negishi Cross-Coupling,

Organometallics 2012, 31, 5546–5550.


68. Tianhao Meng, Wen-Xiong Zhang, Hui-Jun Zhang, Yun Liang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Palladium-Catalyzed Intermolecular Domino Reaction of gem-Dibromoenynes with Anilines: A One-Pot Synthesis of Quinolines and Quinolinones,

Synthesis 2012, 44, 2754–2762.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1316613

67. Shaoguang Zhang, Junnian Wei, Ming Zhan, Qian Luo, Chao Wang, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, 2,6-Diazasemibullvalenes: Synthesis, Structural Characterization, Reaction Chemistry and Theoretical Analysis,

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 11964–11967.


66. Heng Li, Lantao Liu, Fei Zhao, Congyang Wang, Chao Wang, Qiuling Song, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Carbonylation of 1-Lithiobutadiene with Carbon Monoxide Followed by Intramolecular Acyllithiation of C=C Double Bond and Intermolecular Acylation with Acid Chloride: Scope, Applications and Mechanistic Aspects,

J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 4793–4800.


65. Weizhi Geng, Hanliu Wang, Zitao Wang, Shaoguang Zhang, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Synthesis Benzothieno[2,3-b]thiophenes, [2,3-b:3',2'-d]-dithienothiophenes and Their Selenium Derivatives via Electrophilic Cyclization and McMurry Cyclization,

Tetrahedron 2012, 68, 5283–5289.