UG: Undergraduate student. ¶ Equal contribution. Click on the "Article Title" to download a pdf version.

31. "A Divergent [5+2] Cascade Approach to Bicyclo[3.2.1]octanes: Facile Synthesis of ent-Kaurene and Cedrene-Type Skeletons" Chi He, Zengbing Bai, Jialei Hu, Bingnan Wang, Hujun Xie,* Lei Yu,* Hanfeng Ding.* Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 8435-8438.

30. "Diastereoselective Total Synthesis of Euphorbia Diterpenoid Pepluanol A: A Reductive Annulation Approach" Jun Xuan, Zhaobo Liu, An Zhu, Peirong Rao, Lei Yu, Hanfeng Ding.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 8898-8901.

•  Featured in Synfacts (201713, 1008)

29. "Total Syntheses of Highly Oxidized ent-Kaurenoids Pharicin A, Pharicinin B, 7-O-Acetylpseurata C, and Pseurata C: A [5+2] Cascade Approach" Chi He, Jialei Hu, Yubing Wu, Hanfeng Ding.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 6098-6101.

•  Featured in Synfacts (2017, 13, 674)

•  Featured in Chin. J. Org. Chem. (2017, 37, 1884)


28. "Recent Advances on the Application of Electrocyclic Reactions in Complex Natural Product Synthesis" Ming Bian, Lekai Li (UG), Hanfeng Ding.* Synthesis 2017, 49, 4383-4413.

•  Selected as the Cover Article


27. "Recent Advances on the Total Synthesis of Alkaloids in Mainland China" Yong Li, Jian Li, Hanfeng Ding,* Ang Li.* Natl. Sci. Rev. 2017, 4, 397-425.


26. "Recent Application of Oxa-Michael Reaction in Complex Natural Product Synthesis" Jialei Hu, Ming Bian, Hanfeng Ding.* Tetrahedron Lett. 2016, 57, 5519-5539.


25. "Asymmetric Total Synthesis and Absolute Configuration Revision of Indole Alkaloid (+)-Alsmaphorazine D" Kuan Yu, Beiling Gao, Hanfeng Ding.* Acta Chim. Sinica 2016, 74, 410-414. 

•  Invited Article

24. "Enantioselective Total Synthesis and Structural Reassignment of (+)-Alsmaphorazine E via a Traceless Chirality Transfer Strategy" Kuan Yu, Beiling Gao,  Zhaobo Liu, Hanfeng Ding.* Chem. Commun. 2016,  52, 4485-4488. 


23. "Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (+)-Steenkrotin A and Determination of Its Absolute Configuration" Saiyong Pan, Beiling Gao, Jialei Hu, Jun Xuan, Hujun Xie, Hanfeng Ding.* Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 959-970.                     

 Hot Paper

 Featured in "ChemistryViews"[link]


22. "Total Synthesis of Diterpenoid Steenkrotin A" Saiyong Pan, Jun Xuan, Beiling Gao, An Zhu (UG), Hanfeng Ding.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 6905-6908. 

 Top 1 "Most Accessed Article" in 2015, April[link] 

•  Highlighted by Prof. D. F. Taber in "Org. Chem. Highlights" 2015, December 7 [link]

 Featured in Synfacts (2015, 11, 679)[link], and selected as "Synfact of the Month" in 2015, July


21. "Hypervalent Iodine Mediated Alkene Difunctionalization of Vinylphenols: Diastereoselective Synthesis of Substituted Indoles and Indolizines" Kai Zhang, Hang Wang, Jingfeng Zheng (UG), Lei Yu, Hanfeng Ding.* Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 6399-6402.

20. "Synthetic Progress of Indoxamycin Family" Chi He, Hanfeng Ding.* Chin. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 35, 760-769.                                                                                                      


19. "Construction of the Tricyclic Core of Steenkrotin-Type Diterpenoids via Intramolecular [3+2] Cycloaddition" Jun Xuan, Saiyong Pan, Yuanbao Zhang, Bin Ye (UG), Hanfeng Ding.* Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13, 1643-1646.


18. "Total Synthesis of Indole Alkaloid Alsmaphorazine D" Chenlong Zhu, Zhaobo Liu, Guanyu Chen (UG), Kai Zhang, Hanfeng Ding.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 879-882.

•  Top 25 "Most Accessed Articles" from 2014, October to 2015, September[link]

•  Featured in Synfacts (201511, 230)[link]

•  Featured in Chin. J. Org. Chem. (2015, 35, 740)


17. "Synthesis of 2-Vinylbenzofurans via the Copper-Catalyzed Multicomponent Reactions Involving an Oxa-Michael/Arylation/Vinylation Cascade" Jie-Ping Wan,* Hang Wang, Yunyun Liu, Hanfeng Ding.* Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 5160-5163. 

16. "Stereoselective Total Synthesis and Structural Elucidation of (-)-Indoxamycins A-F" Chi He, Chenlong Zhu, Bingnan Wang (UG), Hanfeng Ding.* Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 15053-15060.                 

 Hot paper

  Highglighted by Prof. D. F. Taber in "Org. Chem. Highlights" 2015, August 10[link]

15. "Diastereoselective Total Synthesis of Salvileucalin C" Chenchen Fu, Yuanbao Zhang, Jun Xuan, Chenlong Zhu, Bingnan Wang (UG), Hanfeng Ding.* Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 3376-3379.            

•  Top 20 "Most Read Articles" in 2014, June

•  Highlighted by Prof. D. F. Taber in "Org. Chem. Highlights" 2014, December 29[link]

14. "Synthetic Strategies toward the Indoxamycin Family" Chi He, Chenlong Zhu,  Hanfeng Ding.* Synlett 2014, 1487-1493.          

•  Invited Synpacts Article 

13. "Divergent Total Synthesis of Indoxamycins A, C, and F" Chi He, Chenlong Zhu, Zhifeng Dai, Chih-Chung Tseng, Hanfeng Ding.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 13256-13260.               

•  Highlighted by RSC "Chemistry World"[link]   

 Highlighted by Prof. T. H. Lambert in "Org. Chem. Highlights" 2014, April 21[link]  

 Featured in Synfacts (201410, 3)[link], and selected as "Synfact of the Month" in 2014January

•  Highlighted by Prof. Z. Yang in Nat. Prod. Rep. (2015, 32, 1584)  

•  Featured in Chin. J. Org. Chem. (2014, 34, 230)  

Postdoc @ CSL, Biopolis, Singapore                             


12. "A Modular Synthesis of Salvileucalin B Structural Domains" Chih-Chung Tseng, Hanfeng Ding, Ang Li, Yucui Guan, David Y.-K. Chen.* Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 4410-4413. 


11. "Formal Syntheses of (-)- and (+)-Phalarine" Hanfeng Ding, David Y.-K. Chen.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 676-679. 


10. "Total Synthesis of Echinopines A and B" K. C. Nicolaou,* Hanfeng Ding, Jean-Alexandre Richard, David Y.-K. Chen.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 3815-3818.                 

Ph.D. @ Zhejiang University   


9. "A Ring-Expansion Methodology Involving Multicomponent Reactions: Highly Efficient Access to Polysubstituted Furan-Fused 1,4-Thiazepine Derivatives" Cheng Ma,* Hanfeng Ding, Yiping Zhang, Ming Bian. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 7793-7797.


8.  "Highly Efficient Access to Iminoisocoumarins and Iminopyrones via AgOTf-Catalyzed Intramolecular Enyne-Amide Cyclization" Ming Bian, Weijun Yao, Hanfeng Ding, Cheng Ma.* J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 269-272.


7. "Thiazepine Moiety-Controlled Regioselective Rearrangements of 7-Oxanorbornadiene Derivatives" Hanfeng Ding, Yiping Zhang, Weijun Yao, Duanjun Xu, Cheng Ma.* Chem. Commun. 2008, 5797-5799.


6.  "Concise Assembly of Hihgly Substituted Furan-Fused 1,4-Thiazepines and Their Diels-Alder Reaction with Benzynes" Hanfeng Ding, Yiping Zhang, Ming Bian, Weijun Yao, Cheng Ma.* J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 578-584.


5. "Novel Annulation Reactions of Aryl Mehtyl Ketens with Zwitterions Derived from Dimethyl Acetylenedicarboxylate and N-Alkylimidazoles" Cheng Ma,* Hanfeng Ding, Yan-Guang Wang. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 3133-3136.


4. "Unexpected Reaction of Dimethyl Acetylenedicarboxylate with in situ Generated Arylketenes Catalyzed by 1-Methylimidazole" Hanfeng Ding, Cheng Ma,* Yewei Yang, Yan-Guang Wang. Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 2125-2127.  


3. "Facile Synthesis of Highly Substituted 3-Aminofurans from Thiazolium Salts, Aldehydes and Dimethyl Acetylenedicarboxylate" Cheng Ma,* Hanfeng Ding, Guangming Wu, Yewei Yang. J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 8919-8923.


2. "Soluble Polymer-Supported Synthesis of Pyrazoles via 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Strategy" Xu-Feng Lin, Yan-Guang Wang,* Hanfeng Ding. Chin. J. Org. Chem. 2004, 22, 415-418. 


1. "Parallel Synthesis of Pyrazolines on Soluble Polymer Support" Jian Zhang, Xu-Feng Lin, Hanfeng Ding, Yan-Guang Wang.* Synlett 2003, 1467-1468.