Publications

44. Luo, Z.; Yang, X.; Tsui, G. C.* Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 6155-6159. ChemistryViews news.


43. Ma, Q.; Liu, C.; Tsui, G. C.* Org. Lett. 202022, 5193-5197.


42. Yang, X.; Tsui, G. C.* Org. Lett. 202022, 4562-4567.


41. Ma, Q.; Wang, Y.; Tsui, G. C.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202059, 11293-11297. Highlighted by Synfacts 2020, 16(07), 0800.


40. Yang, X.; Tsui, G. C.* Org. Lett. 201921, ​8625-8629.


39. Trifluoromethylation of Anthraquinones for n-Type Organic Semiconductors in Field Effect Transistors. Zhao, M.; Yang, X.; Tsui, G. C.;* Miao, Q.* J. Org. Chem. 202085, ​44-51. (collaboration)


Special! Read our guest editorial on a special issue of Organofluorine Chemistry in the Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry (2019-May) Asian J. Org. Chem. 20198, 566-567.


38. Yang, X.; Tsui, G. C.* Org. Lett. 201921, 1521-1525 (one of the most downloaded papers in Feb 2019). See ChemistryViews for a highlight.


37. Li, M.; Ye, Y.; He, L.; Hui, M.; Ng, T. B.; Wong, J. H.; Tsui, G. C.* Asian J. Org. Chem. 20198, 702-709 (special issue).


36. Ma, Q.; Tsui, G. C.* Org. Chem. Front. 20196, 27-31.


35. Yang, X.; Tsui, G. C.* Chem. Sci. 20189, 8871-8875.


34. Ye, Y.; Cheung, K. P. S.; He, L.; Tsui, G. C.* Org. Chem. Front. 20185, 1511-1515.


33. Ye, Y.; Cheung, K. P. S.; He, L.; Tsui, G. C.* Org. Lett. 201820, 1676-1679.


32. Wang, Q.; Tsui, G. C.* J. Org. Chem. 201883, 2971-2979. 


31. Yang, X.; Tsui, G. C.* Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 1179-1182.


30. He, L.; Yang, X.; Tsui, G. C.* J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 6192-6201.


29. Cheung, K. P. S.; Tsui, G. C.* Org. Lett. 201719, 2881-2884.


28. Yang, X.; He, L.; Tsui, G. C.* Org. Lett. 201719, 2446-2449.


27. Synthesis of Fluorescent Indazoles by Palladium-Catalyzed Benzannulation of Pyrazoles with Alkynes. Kim, O. S.;  Jang, J. H.;  Kim, H. T.; Han, S. J.; Tsui, G. C.*;  Joo, J. M.* Org. Lett. 201719, 1450-1453. ​(collaboration)


26. Wang, Q.; He, L.; Li, K. K.; Tsui, G. C.* Org. Lett. 201719, 658-661.


25. Review: Fluoroform, First Update. He, L.; Tsui, G. C.*, In Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Rovis, T. Ed.; Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, 2017.


24. Book chapter: Five-Membered Ring Systems: Furans and Benzofurans. Ke, Z.; Tsui, G. C., Peng, X.-S.; Yeung, Y.-Y., In Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Gribble, G. W.; Joule, J. A. Eds.; Elsevier: Oxford, 2016 to 2020.


23. He, L.; Tsui, G. C.* Org. Lett. 201618, 2800-2803. ​


Before Independent Career

22. The Organocatalytic Asymmetric Prins Cyclization. Tsui, G. C.; Liu, L.; List, B. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 7703-7706.

21. Review: CH-Activation Reactions in Domino Processes. Tsui, G. C.; Lautens, M. In Domino Reactions – Concept for Efficient Organic Synthesis, Tietze, L. F. Ed.; Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, 2014.

20. Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions between Norbornene and Propargylic Alcohols or Their Derivatives. Tsui, G. C.; Villeneuve, K.; Carlson, E.; Tam, W. Organometallics, 2014, 33, 3847-3856.

19. Metal–Ligand Binding Affinity vs Reactivity: Qualitative Studies in Rh(I)-Catalyzed Asymmetric Ring-Opening Reactions. Tsui, G. C.; Dougan, P.; Lautens, M. Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 2652-2655.

18. Expedient Synthesis of Chiral Oxazolidinone Scaffolds via Rhodium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Ring-Opening Reaction with Sodium Cyanate. Tsui, G. C.; Ninnemann, N. M.; Hosotani, A.; Lautens, M. Org. Lett. 2013,15, 1064-1067.

17. Rhodium-Catalyzed Enantioselective Nucleophilic Fluorination: Ring Opening of Oxabicyclic Alkenes. Zhu, J.†; Tsui, G. C.†; Lautens, M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 12353-12356. († Equal contributions) 

16. One-Pot Synthesis of Chiral Dihydrobenzofuran Framework via Rh/Pd Catalysis. Tsui, G. C.; Tsoung, J.; Dougan, P.; Lautens, M. Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 5542-5545.

15. Rhodium(I)-Catalyzed Domino Asymmetric Ring Opening/Enantioselective Isomerization of Oxabicyclic Alkenes with Water. Tsui, G. C.; Lautens, M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 5400-5404.

14. Use of (Z)-β-(ortho-Fluorobenzenesulfonyl)vinylamines as Novel Synthons in the Synthesis of 1,4-Benzothiazine Derivatives. Tsui, G. C.; Singjunla, Y.; Lautens, M. Synthesis 2012, 44, 1359-1364.

13. Asymmetric Synthesis of (Triaryl)methylamines by Rhodium-Catalyzed Addition of Arylboroxines to CyclicN-Sulfonyl Ketimines. Nishimura, T.; Noishiki, A.; Tsui, G. C.; Hayashi, T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 5056-5059.

12. 3,4-Diarylpiperidines as potent renin inhibitors. Lacombe, P.; Arbour, M.; Aspiotis, R.; Cauchon, E.; Chen, A.; Dubé, D.; Falgueyret, J.-P.; Fournier, P.-A.; Gallant, M.; Grimm, E.; Han, Y.; Juteau, H.; Liu, S.; Mellon, C.; Ramtohul, Y.; Simard, D.; St-Jacques, R.; Tsui, G. C. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2012, 22, 1953-1957.

11. Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Polysubstituted Pyridines from β-Sulfonylvinylamines via 1-Aza-Allyl Anion Intermediates. Lau, C.; Tsui, G. C.; Lautens, M. Synthesis 2011, 3908-3914.

10. Rhodium(I)-Catalyzed Addition of Arylboronic Acids to (Benzyl-/Arylsulfonyl)acetonitriles: Efficient Synthesis of (Z)-β-Sulfonylvinylamines and β-Keto Sulfones. Tsui, G. C.; Glenadel, Q.; Lau, C.; Lautens, M.Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 208-211. 

9. Linear-Selective Rhodium(I)-Catalyzed Addition of Arylboronic Acids to Allyl Sulfones. Tsui, G. C.; Lautens, M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 8938-8941. (highlighted in Synfacts)

8. Regioselective Rhodium(I)-Catalyzed Hydroarylation of Protected Allylic Amines with Arylboronic Acids.Tsui, G. C.; Menard, F.; Lautens, M. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 2456-2459. (highlighted in Synfacts)

7. Procedure: Synthesis of Chiral Pyridine Bis(Oxazoline) Ligands for Nickel-Catalyzed Asymmetric Negishi Cross-Couplings of Secondary Allylic Chlorides with Alkylzincs: 2,6-Bis[(4R)-4,5-Dihydro-4-(2-Phenylethyl)-2-Oxazolyl]-Pyridine. Submitted by Lou, S.; Fu, G. C. Checked by Tsui, G. C.; Chai, D. I.; Lautens, M. Org.Synth. 2010, 87, 310-316.

6. Procedure: Nickel-Catalyzed Asymmetric Negishi Cross-Couplings of Racemic Secondary Allylic Chlorides with Alkylzincs: (S,E)-Ethyl 6-(1,3-Dioxolan-2-yl)-4-Methylhex-2-enoate. Submitted by Lou, S.; Fu, G. C. Checked by Chai, D. I.; Tsui, G. C.; Lautens, M. Org. Synth. 2010, 87, 317-329.

5. Patent: Invention relates to biaryl piperidine-based renin inhibitor compounds, and their use in treating cardiovascular events and renal insufficiency (Merck & Co.). WO2010114978 (A1). Publication date: 2010-10-07.

4. Synthesis of anti-2,7-Disubstituted Norbornadienes. Tsui, G. C.; Le Marquand, P.; Allen, A.; Tam, W.Synthesis, 2009, 609-619.

3. Iron-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions between a Bicyclic Alkenyl Triflate and Grignard Reagents. Le Marquand, P.; Tsui, G. C.; Whitney, J. C. C.; Tam, W. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 7829-7832.

2. Palladium-Catalyzed Suzuki Couplings of 2,3-Dibromonorbornadiene: Synthesis of Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Aryl-Substituted Norbornadienes. Yoo, W.-J.; Tsui, G. C.; Tam, W. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2005, 1044-1051.

1. Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions Between Bicyclic Alkenes and Alkynyl Halides. Villeneuve, K.; Riddell, N.; Jordan, R. W.; Tsui, G. C.; Tam, W. Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 4543 – 4546.


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