47. Zitao Wang, Yang Wang, Wen-Xiong Zhang*, Zhaomin Hou, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Efficient One-Pot Synthesis of 2,3-Dihydropyrimidinthiones via Multicomponent Coupling of Terminal Alkynes, Elemental Sulfur, and Carbodiimides,

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 15108–15109.


46. Wen-Xiong Zhang, Shaoguang Zhang, Xiaohua Sun, Masayoshi Nishiura, Zhaomin Hou*, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Zirconium- and Silicon-Containing Intermediates with Three Fused Rings in a Zirconocene-Mediated Intermolecular Coupling Reaction,

   Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 7227–7231.


45. Wen-Xiong Zhang*, Dongzhen Li, Zitao Wang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Alkyl Aluminum-Catalyzed Addition of Amines to Carbodiimides: A Highly Efficient Route to Substituted Guanidines,

Organometallics 2009, 28, 882–887.


44. Jiayao Yao, Zuo Xiao, Jianxin Zhang, Xiaobing Yang, Liangbing Gan*, and Wen-Xiong Zhang*, Switched Role of Fullerene in the Diels-Alder Reaction: Facile Addition of Dienophiles to the Conjugated Fullerene Diene Moiety,

   Chem. Commun. 2009, 401-403. (Cover Picture)


43. Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, 1-Lithio-1,3-dienes as Useful Building Blocks in Organic Synthesis,

Pure Appl. Chem. 2009, 81, 235-246. (Review)


42. Lantao Liu, Wen-Xiong Zhang, Chao Wang, Congyang Wang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Isolation, Structural Characterization, and Synthetic Application of Oxycyclopentadienyl Dianions,

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 8111-8114.


41. Shaoguang Zhang, Xiaohua Sun, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, One-Pot Multicomponent Synthesis of Azaindoles and Pyrroles from One Molecule of a Si-Tethered Diyne and Three or Two Molecules of Organonitriles Mediated by Zirconocence,

Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 12608-12617.


40. Junhui Liu, Shaoguang Zhang, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Star-Shaped Silacyclobutene-Containing π-Systems: Synthesis and Optical Properties,

Organometallics 2009, 28, 413-417.


39. Toshiaki Suzuki, Wen-Xiong Zhang, Masayoshi Nishiura, and Zhaomin Hou*, Recent Progress in Half-sandwich Rare-earth-catalyzed Organic Synthesis,

   J. Syn. Org. Chem. Jpn. 2009, 67, 451-464. (Review)


38. Junhui Liu, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Synthesis and Reactivity of Four-membered Silacycles,

Chin. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 29, 491-503. (Review)


37. Shaoguang Zhang, Junhui Liu, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Reactivity of Six-Membered Silacycles,

Prog. Chem. 2009, 21, 1487-1493. (Review)


36. Junhui Liu, Shaoguang Zhang, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Synthesis of Six-Membered Silacycles,

Prog. Chem. 2009, 21, 1475-1486. (Review)


35. Fei Zhao, Chao Wang, Lantao Liu, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Skeletal Rearrangement of All-carbon Spiro Skeletons Mediated by Lewis Acid,

Chem. Commun. 2009, 6569-6571.


34. Qifeng Wang, Lantao Liu, Chen Lin, Hui Sun, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Hydride-Induced Cleavage of C-O Bond in Pyran Ring of 2-Pyranylidene Carbene Complexes Followed by Ring Closure of Unsaturated Acylmetalates and Reductive Elimination: Mechanism and Synthetic Application,

   Dalton Trans. 2009, 10433-10435.


33.  Qian Luo, Li Gu, Chao Wang, Junhui Liu, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Synthesis of Functionalized Siloles from Si-tethered Diynes,

   Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 3213–3215.


32. Chao Wang, Liang Deng, Jun Yan, Hailin Wang, Qian Luo, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Zirconocene-Mediated Ligand-Switched Selective Cleavage of Active and Inert Carbon-Carbon Bonds in Allylcyclopropanes,

   Chem. Commun. 2009, 4414-4416.


31.  Li-Cheng Song*, Guo-Xia Jin, Li-Qun Zhao, Hu-Ting Wang, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Qing-Mei Hu, Self-Assembled Transition-Metal Macrocycles and Two-Dimensional Coordination Polymers Derived from Flexible C2Co2 Cluster-Bridged Bipyridine Ligands (4-C5H4NCO2CH2)2C2Co2(CO)6 and (3-C5H4NCO2CH2)2C2Co2(CO)6,

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 419–428.


30. Xia Zhao, Zhenzhen Zhong, Lingling Peng, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Jianbo Wang*, Au(PPh3)Cl–AgSbF6-Catalyzed Rearrangement of Propargylic 1,3-Dithianes: Formation of 8-Membered 1,3-Bisthio-substituted Cyclic Allenes,

    Chem. Commun. 20092535-2537.