Bin Cheng

Ph.D., Associate Professor


2009-2012,Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Assistant Researcher

2012-present,Lanzhou University, Associate Professor

2014-2015, The University of Utah, Visiting Scholar

Representative Publications

1. “Synthesis of CF3-containing Spiro-epoxyoxindoles via Corey−Chaykovsky Reaction of N-Alkyl Isatins with Ph2S+CH2CF3OTf−”, Cheng, B.*; Zu, B.; Li, Y.; Tao, C.; Zhang, C.; Wang, R.; Li, Y.; Zhai, H.*,Org. Biomol. Chem. 2018, 16, 3564–3567.

2. “Unified Strategy to Access 6H-Benzofuro[2,3-b]indoles and 5,6-Dihydroindolo[2,3-b]indoles via UV Light-mediated Diradical Cyclization”, Cheng, B.*; Zu, B.; Li, Y.; Zhai, S.; Xu, W.; Li, Y. and Zhai, H.*, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2018, 360, 474–478.

3. “Synthesis of cis-5,5a,6,10b-Tetrahydroindeno[2,1‑b]indoles through Palladium-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Coupling of Vinyl Benzoxazinanones with Arynes”, Duan, S.; Cheng, B.*, Duan, X.; Bao, B.; Li, Y.; Zhai, H.*, Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 1417−1420.

4. “Collective Total Synthesis of (−)-Lundurines A–C”, Xu, W.; Zhao, J.; Tao, C.; Wang, H.; Li, Y.; Cheng, B.*; Zhai, H.*, Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 1509–1512.

5.  “Synthesis of Spiro[indazole-3,3′-indolin]-2′-ones via [3 + 2] Dipolar Cycloaddition of Arynes with 3‑Diazoindolin-2-ones and Indazolo[2,3‑c]quinazolin-6(5H)‑ones by Subsequent Thermal Isomerization”, Cheng, B.*; Zu, B.; Bao, B.; Li, Y.; Wang, R.; Zhai, H.*, J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 8228−8233.

6. “A Chemoselective N‑Arylation Reaction of 2‑Aminopyridine Derivatives with Arynes”, Cheng, B.*; Wei, J.; Zu, B.; Zhao, J.; Wang, T.; Duan, X.; Wang, R.; Li, Y. and Zhai, H.*, J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 9410−9417.

7.  “A New Approach to Arylhydrazides via the Reaction of the Mitsunobu Reagent with Arynes: Further Application to Access Diverse Nitrogen-containing Heterocycles in One Pot”, Cheng, B.*; Bao, B.; Chen, Y.; Wang, N.; Li, Y.; Wang, R.; Zhai, H.*, Org. Chem. Front. 2017, 4, 1636–1639.

8. “Synthesis of Spiro-3H-indazoles via 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition of Arynes with 6-Diazocyclohex-2-en-1-one Derivatives and Fused-2H-indazoles by Subsequent Rearrangement”, Cheng, B.*; Bao, B.; Zu, B.; Duan, X.; Duan, S.; Li, Y. and Zhai, H.*, RSC Adv. 2017, 7, 54087–54090.


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