After joining ShanghaiTech:
16. Wei Liu, Xiaoyu Yang*, Recent Advances in (Dynamic) Kinetic Resolution and Desymmetrization Catalyzed by Chiral Phosphoric Acids, Asian J. Org. Chem. 2021, DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.202100091 (invited review, VIP paper)
15. Yunrong Chen, Chaofan Zhu, Zheng Guo, Wei Liu, Xiaoyu Yang* Asymmetric Synthesis of Hydroquinolines with α,α-Disubstitution via Organocatalyzed Kinetic Resolution, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021, 60, 5268 –5272.
14. Jiawen Wang#, Sujuan Zheng#, Subramani Rajkumar, Jinglei Xie, Na Yu, Qian Peng* and Xiaoyu Yang* Chiral phosphoric acid-catalyzed stereodivergent synthesis of trisubstituted allenes and computational mechanistic studies, Nat. Commun.2020, 11, 5527.
13. Yongkai Pan, Qianwen Jiang, Subramani Rajkumar, Chaofan Zhu, Jinglei Xie, Shaoze Yu, Yunrong Chen, Yu-Peng He* and Xiaoyu Yang* Kinetic Resolution of 2-N-Acylamido Tertiary Allylic Alcohols: Asymmetric Synthesis of Oxazolines, Adv. Syn. Catal. 2021, 363, 200-207 (VIP paper)
12. Wei Liu, Qianwen Jiang, Xiaoyu Yang*, Versatile Method for Kinetic Resolution of Protecting-Group-Free BINAMs and NOBINs through Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Triazane Formation, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2020, 59, 23598 – 23602
11. Xueqian Ye Yongkai Pan Yunrong Chen Xiaoyu Yang*, Enantioselective Construction of Sulfur‐Containing Tetrasubstituted Stereocenters via Asymmetric Functionalizations of α‐Sulfanyl Cyclic Ketones, Adv. Syn. Catal. 2020, 362, 3374-3379.
10. Shunlong He, Huanchao Gu, Yu-Peng He*, and Xiaoyu Yang*，Asymmetric Aza-Diels–Alder Reactions of in Situ Generated β,β-Disubstituted α,β-Unsaturated N–H Ketimines Catalyzed by Chiral Phosphoric Acids，Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 5633–5639.
9. Donglei Wang, Qianwen Jiang and Xiaoyu Yang*，Atroposelective synthesis of configurationally stable nonbiaryl N-C atropisomers through direct asymmetric aminations of 1,3-benzenediamines, Chem Commun, 2020, 56, 6201-6204. (Selected as “Chem Commun HOT Articles' by editors)
8. Subramani Rajkumar#, Mengyao Tang# and Xiaoyu Yang*, Chiral Phosphoric Acid-Catalyzed Kinetic Resolution of 2-Amido Benzyl Alcohols: Asymmetric Synthesis of 4H-3,1-Benzoxazines, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 2333-2337.
7. Donglei Wang#, WeiLiu#, MengyaoTang, NaYu, XiaoyuYang*, Atroposelective Synthesis of Biaryl Diamines and Amino Alcohols via Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalysed para-Aminations of Anilines and Phenols, iScience, 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2019.11.024
6. Xueqian Ye, Yongkai Pan and Xiaoyu Yang*, Direct enantioselective Mannich reactions of α-azido cyclic ketones: asymmetric construction of chiral azides possessing an α-quaternary stereocenter, Chem. Commun. 2019, DOI: 10.1039/c9cc08000g
5. Subramani Rajkumar#, Shunlong He# and Xiaoyu Yang* Kinetic Resolution of Tertiary 2-Alkoxycarboxamido-allylic Alcohols by Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Intramolecular Transesterification. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 10315 –10319.
4. Wei Liu, Subramani Rajkumar, Weihu Wu, Ziyu Huang, and Xiaoyu Yang*, Asymmetric Synthesis of β-Indolyl Cyclopentanones and Cyclopentylamides with an All-Carbon Quaternary Stereocenter via Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Friedel–Crafts Alkylation Reactions, Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 10, 3563-3567.
3. Subramani Rajkumar#, Jiawen Wang#, Xiaoyu Yang*, Asymmetric Transformations of α-Hydroxy Enamides Catalyzed by Chiral Brønsted Acids, Synlett 2019, 30(08): 869-874 (invited synpact paper)
2. Subramani Rajkumar#, Jiawen Wang#, Sujuan Zheng, Donglei Wang, Xueqian Ye, Xuejiao Li, Qian Peng,* and Xiaoyu Yang*, Regioselective and Enantioselective Synthesis of β-Indolyl Cyclopentenamides by Chiral Anion Catalysis. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 13489 –13494
1. Shixian Lin#; Xiaoyu Yang#, S. Jia, A.M. Weeks, M. Hornsby, P.S. Lee, R.V. Nichiporuk, A.T. Iavarone, J.A. Wells, F.D. Toste, C.J. Chang, Redox-based reagents for chemoselective methionine bioconjugation. Science 2017, 355, 597-602 (# contribute equally)
Selected works before joining ShanghaiTech:
Xiaoyu Yang and F. Dean Toste*. Asymmetric addition of α-branched cyclic ketones to allenamides catalyzed by a chiral phosphoric acid. Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 2653-2656.
Xiaoyu Yang, F. Dean Toste*. Direct Asymmetric Amination of α-Branched Cyclic Ketones Catalyzed by a Chiral Phosphoric Acid. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 3205-3208.
Xiaoyu Yang#, Tao Wu#, Robert J. Phipps, F. Dean Toste*.Advances in Catalytic Enantioselective Fluorination, Mono, Di, and Trifluoromethylation, and Trifluoromethylthiolation Reactions. Chem. Rev. 2015, 115, 826-870.
Xiaoyu Yang#, Robert J. Phipps#, F. Dean Toste*. Asymmetric Fluorination of α-Branched Ketones Enabled by a Synergistic Combination of Chiral Anion Phase-Transfer Catalysis and Enamine Catalysis using Protected Amino Acids. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 5225-5228.
Xiaoyu Yang, Boqiao Fu, and Biao Yu*.Total Synthesis of Landomycin A, a Potent Antitumor Angucycline Antibiotic. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 12433-12435.