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Young Career Focus: Prof. Seung Hwan Cho

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54. Gwanggyun Kim+, Minjae Kim,+ Changsu Ryu, Juhyeok Choi, Seung Hwan Cho* (+These authors contributed equally to this work)
“Anion-Mediated, Stereospecific Synthesis of Secondary and Tertiary Cyclopropylboronates from Chiral Epoxides and gem-Diborylalkanes”
Org. Lett.
2023, 25, 4130-4134. <link>

53. Yongsuk Jung, Seung Hwan Cho* 
“Chemo-, Regio-, and Stereoselective Access to (E)-Boryl-Substituted Allyl Fluorides via Electrophilic Fluorodesilylation”
2023, 34, 2165-2168. <link>
[Special issue on “Modern Organoboron Chemistry: 60 Years of the Matteson Reaction”]

52. Yongsuk Jung+, Seok Yeol Yoo+, Yonghoon Jin, Jaehyun Yu, Seungcheol Han, Jeongwoo Yu, Yoonsu Park,* Seung Hwan Cho* (+These authors contributed equally to this work)

“Iridium-Catalyzed Chemo-, Diastereo-, and Enantioselelctive AllylAllyl Coupling: Accessing All Four Stereoisomers of (E)-1-Boryl-Substituted 1,5-Dienes by Chirality Pairing”
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed.
2023, 62, e202218794. <link>

51. Seungcheol Han, Yeosan Lee, Yujin Jung, Seung Hwan Cho* 
“Stereoselective Access to Tetra- and Tri-substituted Fluoro- and Chloro-borylalkenes via Boron-Wittig Reaction”
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e202210532. <link>50. Chiwon Hwang+, Yeosan Lee+, Minjae Kim, Younggyu Seo, Seung Hwan Cho* (+These authors contributed equally to this work)
“Diborylmethyl Group as a Transformable Building Block for the Diversification of Nitrogen-Containing Molecules”
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e202209079. <link>
[Selected as “Very Important Paper (VIP)”]

49. Yongdeok Ahn, Jiseong Park, Minsoo Park, Siwoo Jin, Woohyun Jo, Jeongho Kim, Seung Hwan Cho, Daeha Seo*
“Combinatorial selective synthesis and excitation experiments for quantitative analysis of the effects of Au on a semiconductor photocatalyst”
Chem, 2022, 8, 2485-2497. <link>

. Haeun Kim+, Yujin Jung+, Seung Hwan Cho* (+These authors contributed equally to th
is work)
“Defluorinative CC Bond-Forming Reaction of Trifluoromethyl Alkenes with (gem-Diborylalkyl)lithiums”
Org. Lett. 2022, 24, 2705-2710. <link>

47. Yeosan Lee, Seungcheol Han, Seung Hwan Cho*
“Catalytic Chemo- and Enantioselective Transformations of gem-Diborylalkanes and (Diborylmethyl)metallic Species”
Acc. Chem. Res. 2021, 54, 3917-3929.

46. Woohyun Jo, Jun Hee Lee,* Seung Hwan Cho*
“Advances in Transition Metal-Free Deborylative Transformations of gem-Diborylalkanes”
Chem. Commun. 2021, 27, 4346-4353.

[Review: Invited Feature Article]

Minjae Kim+, Bohyun Park+, Minkyeong Shin, Suyeon Kim, Junghoon Kim, Mu-Hyun Baik,* Seung Hwan Cho* (+These authors contributed equally to this work)
“Copper-Catalyzed Enantiotopic-Group-Selective Allylation of gem-Diborylalkanes”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 1069-1077. <link>
Highlighted in Synfacts, 2021, 17, 0292.

44. Jinyoung Park, Yongsuk Jung, Jeongho Kim, Eunsung Lee, Sarah Yunmi Lee, Seung Hwan Cho*
“Kinetic Resolution of α-Silyl-Substituted Allylboronate Esters via Chemo- and Stereoselective Allylboration of Aldehydes

Adv. Synth. Cat. 2021
, 363, 2371-2376.
[Special issue on “Boron in Catalysis and Organic Synthesis”]
[Selected as “Very Important Publication (VIP)”]
[Selected as “Front Cover]
. Minjae Kim, Jun Hee Lee,* Seung Hwan Cho*
“Pd‐Catalyzed Negishi Cross‐Coupling of Vinyl Bromides with Diborylmethylzinc Chlorides

Bull. Kor. Chem. Soc. 2021, 42, 499-501. <link>
[Special issue on “Chemical Synthesis & Reaction Development”]

42. Woohyun Jo, Seungyeol Baek, Chiwon Hwang, Joon Heo, Mu-Hyun Baik,* Seung Hwan Cho*
“ZnMe2-Mediated, Direct Alkylation of Electron Deficient N-Heteroarenes with 1,1-Diborylalkanes: Scope and Mechanism”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 13235-13245. <link>

Soobin Lim, Hyungdo Cho, Jongheon Jeong, Minjae Jang, Hyunseok Kim, Seung Hwan Cho, Eunsung Lee*
Cobalt-Catalyzed Defluorosilylation of Aryl Fluorides via Grignard Reagent Formation
Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 7387-7392.<link>

Minkyeong Shin, Minjae Kim, Chiwon Hwang, Hyojae Lee, Hyunchul Kwon, Jinyoung Park, Eunsung Lee, Seung Hwan Cho*
“Facile Synthesis of a-Boryl-Substituted Allylboronate Esters Using Stable 1,1-Bis[(pinacolato)boryl]methylzinc Halides”
Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 2476-2480. <link>

39. Soumen Dutta, Nitee Kumari, Sateesh Dubbu, Sun Woo Jang, Amit Kumar, Hiroyoshi Ohtsu, Junghoon Kim, Seung Hwan Cho, Masaki Kawano, In Su Lee*
“Highly Mesoporous Metal Organic Frameworks as Synergistic Multimodal Catalytic Platforms for Divergent Cascade Reactions”
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 3416-3422. <link>

38. Jeongho Kim, Minkyeong Shin, Seung Hwan Cho* 
“Copper-Catalyzed Diastereo- and Enantioselective Addition of 1,1-Diborylalkanes to Cyclic Ketimines and α-Imino Esters”

ACS Catal. 2019, 9, 8503-8508. <link>
Highlighted in Synfacts, 2019, 15, 1281.

37. Hyojae Lee, Yeosan Lee, Seung Hwan Cho*
“Palladium-Catalyzed Chemoselective Negishi Cross-Coupling of Bis[(pinacolato)boryl]methyl Zinc Halides with Aryl (Pseudo)Halides”
Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 5912-5916. <link>

Junghoon Kim, Eunsung Lee, Seung Hwan Cho*
“Chemoselective Palladium-Catalyzed Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling of (Diborylmethyl)silanes with Alkenyl Bromides”
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2019, 8, 1664-1667.<link>
[Special issue on “Researchers in Korea”]

Junghoon Kim, Seung Hwan Cho*
“Access to Enantioenriched Benzylic 1,1-Silylboronate Esters by Palladium-Catalyzed Enantiotopic-Group Selective Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling of (Diborylmethyl)silanes with Aryl Iodides”
ACS Catal. 2019, 9, 230-235.<link>

34. Jeongho Kim,+ Chiwon Hwang,+ Youngmin Kim, Seung Hwan Cho* (+ These authors contribute equally to this work)
“Improved Synthesis of β-Aminoboronate Esters via Copper-Catalyzed Diastereo- and Enantioselective Addition of 1,1-Diborylalkanes to Acyclic Arylaldimines”
Org. Process Res. Dev. 2019, 23, 1663-1668. <link>
[Special issue on “Honoring 25 Years of the Buchwald-Hartwig Amination”]

33. Yeosan Lee, Jinyoung Park, Seung Hwan Cho*
“Generation and Application of (Diborylmethyl)zinc(II) Species: Access to Enantioenriched gem-Diborylalkanes by an Asymmetric Allylic Substitution”
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 12930-12934. <link> 
Highlighted in Synfacts, 2018, 14, 1164.

32. Jinyoung Park, Seoyoung Choi, Yeosan Lee, Seung Hwan Cho*
“Chemo- and Stereoselective Crotylation of Aldehydes and Cyclic Aldimines with Allylic-gem-diboronate Ester”
Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 4054-4057.

31. Jeongho Kim, Kwangwook Ko, Seung Hwan Cho*
“Diastereo- and Enantioselective Synthesis of b-Aminoboronate Esters by Copper(I)-Catalyzed 1,2-Addition of 1,1-Bis[(pinacolato)boryl]alkanes to Imines”,
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed.
2017, 56, 11584-11588
. <link>
Highlighted in Synfacts, 2017, 13, 959.

30. Chiwon Hwang, Woohyun Jo, Seung Hwan Cho*
“Base-promoted, Deborylative Secondary Alkylation of N-Heteromatic N-Oxides with Internal gem-Bis[(pinacolato)boryl)]alkanes: A Facile Derivatization of 2,2′-Bipyridyl Analogues”
Chem. Commun. 2017
, 53, 7573-7576. <link>

29. Yeosan Lee,+ Seung-yeol Baek,+ Jinyoung Park, Seoung-Tae Kim, Samat Tussupbayev, Jeongho Kim, Mu-Hyun Baik,* Seung Hwan Cho* (+These authors contributed equally to this work)
“Chemoselective Coupling of 1,1-Bis[(pinacolato)boryl]alkanes for the Transition-Metal-Free Borylation of Aryl and Vinyl Halides: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Investigation”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 976-984. <link>


28. Jin Goo Kim, Amit Kumar, Seung Jin Lee, Junghoon Kim, Dong-Gyu Lee, Taewan Kwon, Seung Hwan Cho, In Su Lee*
“Concave Silica Nanosphere with a Functionalized Open-Mouthed Cavity as Highly Active and Durable Catalytic Nanoreactor”
Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 7785-7793. <link>

27. Daun Kim, Jung Kyu Choi, Soo Min Kim, Ilha Hwang, Jaehyoung Koo, Seoyoung Choi, Seung Hwan Cho, Kimoon Kim*, In Su Lee*
“Confined Nucleation and Growth of PdO Nanocrystals in a Seed-Free Solution inside Hollow Nanoreactor”
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 29992-30001.

26. Young Shin Cho, Soo Min Kim, Youngwon Ju, Junghoon Kim, Ki-Wan Jeon, Seung Hwan Cho, Joohoon Kim, In Su Lee*
“Spontaneous Pt Deposition on Defective Surfaces of In2O3 Nanocrystals Confined within Cavities of Hollow Silica Nanoshells: Pt Catalyst-Modified ITO Electrode with Enhanced ECL Performance”
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 20728-20737.

25 Junghoon Kim, Seung Hwan Cho*
“Recent Developments in the Direct Methylation of Electron Deficient N-Heteroarenes”
Synlett, 2016, 27, 2525-2529. <link> 
[Mini Review: Invited Synpact article]

24. Woohyun Jo+, Junghoon Kim+, Seoyoung Choi, Seung Hwan Cho* (+ These authors contribute equally to this work)
“Transition-Metal-Free Regioselective Alkylation of Pyridine N-Oxides Using 1,1-Diborylalkanes as Alkylating Reagents”
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 9690-9694. <link>
Highlighted in Synfacts 2016, 12, 1016.

323. Jinyoung Park, Yeosan Lee, Junghoon Kim, Seung Hwan Cho*
“Copper-Catalyzed Diastereoselective Addition of Diborylmethane to Ntert-butanesulfinyl Aldimines: Synthesis of b-Aminoboronates”
Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 1210-1213. <link>
Highlighted in Synfacts, 2016, 12, 503.


22. Junghoon Kim, Sangwoo Park, Jinyoung Park, Seung Hwan Cho*
“Synthesis of Branched Alkylboronates by Copper-Catalyzed Allylic Substitution Reactions of Allylic Chlorides with 1,1-Diborylalkanes”
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 1498-1501.

21. Matthew Larsen, Seung Hwan Cho, John F. Hartwig*
“Iridium-Catalyzed, Hydrosilyl-Directed Borylation of Unactivated Alkyl C-H Bonds”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 762-765. <link>
Highlighted in Synfacts, 2016, 12, 371.

Before POSTECH (Undergraduate, Graduate, and Postdoctoral)

20. Seung Hwan Cho, John F. Hartwig*
“Iridium-catalyzed Diborylation Directed by a Hydrosilyl Group: Synthesis of 1,1-benzyldiboronate esters”
Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 694
-698. <link>

19. Seung Hwan Cho, John F. Hartwig*
“Iridium-catalyzed Borylation of Secondary Benzylic C-H Bonds Directed by Hydrosilane”
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2013, 135, 8157-8160. <link> (
Highlighted in Synfacts, 2013, 9, 880.)

18. Ji Young Kim, Sehume, Park, Jaeyune, Ryu, Seung Hwan Cho, Seok Hwan Kim, Sukbok Chang*
“Rhodium-Catalyzed Intermolecular Amidation of Arenes with Sulfonyl Azides via Chelation-Assisted C-H bond”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 9110-9113. <link>

17. Jaeyune, Ryu, Seung Hwan Cho*, Sukbok Chang* (*Co-corresponding authors: Cho & Chang)
“A Versatile Rh(I) Catalyst System Enabling the Addition of Heteroarenes to both Alkenes and Alkynes via C-H Bond Activation Pathway”
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 3677-3681.  <link>
Hot Paper & Selected paper in Cheminform

16. Hyun Jin Kim, Seung Hwan Cho, Sukbok Chang* “
Intramolecular Oxidative Diamination and Aminohydroxylation of Olefins under Metal-Free Conditions”
Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 1424-1427. <link>

15. Hyun Jin Kim, Jiyu Kim, Seung Hwan Cho,* Sukbok Chang* (*Co-corresponding authors: Cho & Chang)
“Intermolecular Oxidative C−N Bond Formation under Metal-Free Conditions: Control of Chemoselectivity between Aryl sp2 and Benzylic sp3 C−H Bond Imidation”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 16382-16385.  <link>

14. Seung Hwan Cho, Ji Young Kim, Jaesung Kwak, Sukbok Chang*
“Recent Advances in the Transition Metal-Catalyzed Twofold Oxidative C–H Bond Activation Strategy for C–C and C–N Bond Formation”
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2011, 40, 5068-5083. <link>

13. Seung Hwan Cho, Jungho Yoon, Sukbok Chang*
“Intramolecular Oxidative C-N Bond Forming Reaction for the Synthesis of Carbazoles: Comparison of Reactivity between the Cu-Catalyzed and Metal-Free Conditions”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 5996-6005. <link>

12. Ji Young Kim, Seung Hwan Cho, Jomy Joseph, Sukbok Chang*
“Cobalt- and Manganese-Catalyzed Direct Amination of Azoles under Highly Mild Conditions”
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 9899-9903. <link>

11. Seung Hwan Cho, Ji Young Kim, S. Yunmi Lee, Sukbok Chang*
“Silver-Mediated Direct Amination of Benzoxazoles: Tuning the Amino Group Source from Formamides to Parents Amines”
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed.
2009, 48, 9127-9130. <link> (“
Hot Paper“)

10. Seung Jun Hwang, Seung Hwan Cho, Sukbok Chang*
“Synthesis of Condensed Pyrroloindoles via Pd-Catalyzed Intramolecular C–H Bond Functionalization of Pyrroles”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 16158-16159. <link>

9. Seung Hwan Cho, Seung Jun Hwang, Sukbok Chang*
“Palladium-Catalyzed C–H Functionalization of Pyridine N-Oxides: Highly Selective Alkenylation and Direct Arylation with Unactivated Arenes”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 9254-9256. <link> (“One of the Top most cited JACS articles within last 3 years: July, 2008 ~ July, 2011“)

8. Ji Min Lee, Eun Ju Park, Seung Hwan Cho, Sukbok Chang*
“Cu-Facilitated C–O Bond Formation Using N-Hydroxyphthalimide: Efficient and Selective Functionalization of Benzyl- and Allylic C−H Bonds”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 7824-7825. <link>

7. Seung Jun Hwang, Seung Hwan Cho,Sukbok Chang*
“Evaluation of Catalytic Activity of Copper Salts and their Removal Processes in the Three-Component Coupling Reactions”
Pure Appl. Chem. 2008, 80 (5), 873-879. <link>

6. Seung Hwan Cho, Sukbok Chang*
“Room Temperature Copper-Catalyzed 2-Functionalization of Pyrrole Rings by a Three-Component Coupling Reaction”
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 2836-2839. <link>

5. Seung Hwan Cho, Seung Jun Hwang, Sukbok Chang
“Copper-Catalyzed Three-Component Reaction of 1-Alkynes, Sulfonyl Azides, and Water: N-(4-Acetamidophenylsulfonyl)-2-phenylacetamide”
Organic Syntheses 2008, 85, 131. <link>

4. Seung Hwan Cho, Sukbok Chang*
“Rate-Accelerated Nonconventional Amide Synthesis in Water: A Practical Catalytic Aldol-Surrogate Reaction”
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 1897-1900. <link>

3. Sukbok Chang*; Min Jae Lee, Doo Young Jung, Eun Jeong Yoo, Seung Hwan Cho, Sun Kyu Han
“Catalytic One-Pot Synthesis of Cyclic Amidines by Virtue of Tandem Reactions Involving Intramolecular Hydroamination Under Mild Conditions”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 12366-12367. <link>

2. Eun Jeong Yoo, Imhyuck Bae, Seung Hwan Cho, Hoon, Han, Sukbok Chang*
“A Facile Access to N-Sulfonylimidates and their Synthetic Utility for the Transformations to Amidines and Amides”
Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 1347-1350. <link>

1. Seung Hwan Cho, Eun Jeong Yoo, Imhyuck Bae, Sukbok Chang*
“Copper-Catalyzed Hydrative Amide Synthesis with Terminal Alkyne, Sulfonyl Azide, and Water”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 16046-16047. <link>