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A general method for the direct transformation of common tertiary amides into ketones and amines by addition of Grignard reagents


Pei-Qiang Huang, Yu Wang, Kai-Jiong Xiao, Ying-Hong Huang


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Catalytic asymmetric bromination of unfunctionalized olefins with H2O as a nucleophile


Xun Zhang, Jing Li, Hua Tian, Yian Shi


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