Xiao-Ming Zhang

Ph.D., Lecturer


Xiao-Ming Zhang received a B.S. degree from Lanzhou University in 2007. He then joined Prof. Yong-Qiang Tu’s group at the College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lanzhou University as a graduate student and performed research in the field of organic synthesis. He got his Ph.D. degree in the year of 2013 and became a lecturer of chemistry at Lanzhou University in the same year. His current research interests include total synthesis and synthetic methodologies.

Representative Publications

1.    “Allylic Arylation of 1,3-Dienes via Hydroboration/Migrative Suzuki−Miyaura Cross-Coupling Reactions”. Zhang, X.-M.;* Yang, J.; Zhuang, Q.-B.; Tu, Y.-Q.; Chen, Z.; Shao, H.; Wang, S.-H.; Zhang, F.-M. ACS Catal. 2018, 8, 6094-6099.

2.   “A Catalytic Allylic Cation-Induced Intermolecular Allylation-Semipinacol Rearrangement”. Xu, M.-H.; Dai, K.-L.; Tu, Y.-Q.;* Zhang, X.-M.;* Zhang, F.-M.; Wang, S.-H. Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 7685-7688.

3.   “Recent Applications of the 1,2-Carbon Atom Migration Strategy in Complex Natural Product Total Synthesis”. Zhang, X.-M.; Tu, Y.-Q.;* Zhang, F.-M.; Chen, Z.-H.; Wang, S.-H.* Chem. Soc. Rev. 2017, 46, 2272-2305.

4.   “Tandem SN2′ nucleophilic substitution/oxidative radical cyclization of aryl substituted allylic alcohols with 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds”. Zhang Z.; Li C.; Wang S.-H.; Zhang F.-M.; Han X.; Tu Y.-Q.;* Zhang X.-M.* Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 3239-3247.

5.     “Radical Aryl Migration Reactions and Synthetic Applications”. Chen Z.-M.; Zhang X.-M.; Tu Y.-Q.* Chem. Soc. Rev. 2015, 44, 5220-5245. (equal contribution)

6.     “Total Synthesis of (+)-Alopecuridine, (+)-Sieboldine A, and (-)-Lycojapodine A”. Zhang X.-M.; Shao H.; Tu Y.-Q.;* Zhang F.-M.; Wang S.-H.* J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 8174-8181.

7.     “Total Synthesis of (±)-Alopecuridine and Its Biomimetic Transformation into (±)-Sieboldine A”. Zhang X.-M.; Tu Y.-Q.;* Zhang F.-M.; Shao H.; Meng X. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 3916-3919

8.     “Tandem reactions of cis-2-acyl-1-alkynyl-1-aryl cyclopropanes tuned by gold(I) and silver(I) catalysts: efficient synthesis of pyran-fused indene cores and 2,4,6-trisubstituted phenols”. Zhang X.-M.; Tu Y.-Q.;* Jiang Y.-J.; Zhang Y.-Q.; Fan C.-A.; Zhang F.-M.* Chem. Commun. 2009, 4726-4728.

9.     “Prolinamide/PPTS-Catalyzed Hajos-Parrish Annulation: Efficient Approach to the Tricyclic Core of Cylindricine-Type Alkaloids”. Zhang X.-M.; Wang M.; Tu Y.-Q.;* Fan C.-A.; Jiang Y.-J.; Zhang S.-Y.; Zhang F.-M.* synlett 2008, 18, 2831-2835.


Laboratory 408, the Second Chemistry Building





20032007Lanzhou UniversityB.S.

20072013Lanzhou UniversityPh.D.