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Young Career Focus: Prof. Seung Hwan Cho

19. 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 Catalysis 2019, 9, 8503-8508. <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”)

17. 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>

16. 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”)

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 Catalysis 2019, 9, 230-235.<link>

14. 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.)

13. Ajay K. Singh, Min‐Gyu Kim, Hyune‐Jea Lee, Rakhi Singh, Seung Hwan Cho, Dong‐Pyo Kim*
“Direct Aryl‐Aryl Coupling without Pre‐Functionalization Enabled by Excessive Oxidation of Two‐Electron Ag(I)/Ag(III) Catalyst”
Adv. Synth. Cat. 2018360, 2032.

12. 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.

11. 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.).

10. 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>

9. Yeosan Lee, Seung-yeol Baek, Jinyoung Park, Seoung-Tae Kim, Samat Tussupbayev, Jeongho Kim, Mu-Hyun Baik*, Seung Hwan Cho*
“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 Invesitigation”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 976-984. <link>


8. 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>

7. 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.

6. 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.

5 Junghoon Kim, Seung Hwan Cho*
“Recent Developments in the Direct Methylation of Electron Deficient N-Heteroarenes”
Synlett, 2016, 27, 2525-2529. <link>  (Invited Synpact article)

4. 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)

33. 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.)


2. 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.

1. 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>