1. Singam Naveen Kumar, Suhas Ravindra Bavikar, Chebolu Naga Sesha Sai Pavan Kumar, Isaac Furay Yu, Rong-Jie Chein* From Carbamate to Chalcone: Consecutive Anionic Fries Rearrangement, Anionic Si→C Alkyl Rearrangement and Claisen-Schmidt Condensation. Org. Lett. 2018, 20(17), pp5362-5366. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b02269. Highlighted by Synfacts 2018, 14(11), 1180. DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1611034.

  2. Hao-Wei Cheng, Rong-Jie Chein, Ting-Jen Cheng, Pei-Shan Wu, Hsin-Yi Wu, Pei-Fang Hung, Chia-Jen Wang, Yuan-Ling Hsu, Jau-Min Wong, Ang Yuan, Chi-Huey Wong, Pan-Chyr Yang, Szu-Hua Pan* The 2-anilino-4-amino-5-aroylthiazole-type compound AS7128 inhibits lung cancer growth through decreased iASPP and p53 interaction. Cancer Sci. 2018, 109(3), pp 832-842, DOI: 10.1111/cas.13489.

  3. Singam Naveen Kumar, Isaac Furay Yu, Rong-Jie Chein* Oxathiaborolium: a Type of Chiral Lewis Acid Catalyst and Its Application in Catalytic and Highly Enantioselective Diels−Alder Reactions. Org. Lett. 201719(1), pp 22-25, DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b03147, Highlighted by C&EN 2017.

  4. Shih-Che Lin, Rong-Jie Chein* Total Synthesis of the Labdane Diterpenes Galanal A and Galanal B from Geraniol.  J. Org. Chem. 201782(3), pp 1575–1583, DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02766.

  5. Shang-Hua Wang, and Rong-Jie Chein* (Thiolan-2-yl)diphenylmethyl Benzyl Ether/N,N’-diarylurea Cocatalyzed Asymmetric Aziridination of Cinnamyl Bromide and Aryl Aldimine. TETRAHEDRON 2016, 72, 2607-2615. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2014.12.063.

  6. Chia-I Yen, Szu-Mam Liu, Wei-Shang Lo, Jhe-Wei Wu, Yi-Hsin Liu, Rong-Jie Chein, Renqiang Yang, Kevin C.-W. Wu, Jih Ru Hwu, Nianhan Ma,* Fa-Kuen Shieh* Cytotoxicityof Postmodified Zeolitic-Imidazolate Framework-90 (ZIF-90) Nanocrystals: Correlation between Functionality and Toxicity. CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL 2016, 22, 2925-2929. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201505005.

  7. Klim King*, Nai-Pin Lin, Yu-Hong Cheng, Gao-Hui Chen, Rong-Jie Chein* Isolation of Positive Modulator of Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Signaling from Trigonella foenum-graecum (Fenugreek) Seed. J. Biol. Chem. 2015290, 26235-26248. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M115.672097.

  8. Darong Wang, Meiman Chen, Rong-Jie Chein, Wei-Min Ching, Chen-Hsiung Hung, Der-Lii M. Tzou* Cation ion specifically induces a conformational change in trans-dehydroandrosterone – A solid-state NMR study. STEROIDS 2015, 96, 73-80.

  9. Chin-Yin Lin, Rong-Jie Chein* Lithiation of a Silyl Ether: Anionic Si→C Alkyl Migration. SYNLETT 2014, 25, 2827–2830.

  10. Hong-Jay Lo, Chin-Yin Lin, Mei-Chun Tseng, and Rong-Jie Chein* Lithiation of a Silyl Ether; Formation on an ortho-Fries Hydroxyketone. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 9026 –9029.

  11. Chebolu Naga Sesha Sai Pavan Kumar, Rong-Jie Chein* Synthesis of Labdane Diterpenes Galanal A and B from (+)–Sclareolide. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 2990−2992.

  12. Meng-Ting Huang, Hsin-Yi Wu, Rong-Jie Chein* Enantioselective Synthesis of Diaryl Aziridines Using Tetrahydrothiophene-Based Chiral Sulfides as Organocatalysts. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 1101-1103.

  13. Ravi Kumara Guralamatta Siddappa, Chih-Wei Chang, Rong-Jie Chein From Precursor to Catalyst: The Involvement of [Ru(ƞ5-Cp*)Cl2]2 in Highly Branch Selective Allylic Etherfication of Cinnamyl Chloride. TETRAHEDRON LETTERS 2014, 55, 1031-1035. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2013.12.074.

  14. Hsin-Yi Wu, Chih-Wei Chang, Rong-Jie Chein* Enantioselective Synthesis of (Thiolan-2-yl)diphenylmethanol and Its Application in Asymmetric, Catalytic Sulfur Ylide-Mediated Epoxidation. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 5788-5793.

  15. Chih-Wei Chang, Rong-Jie Chein* The Absolute Configuration of Anti-HIV-1 Agent (-)-Concentricolide : Total Synthesis of (+)-(R)-Concentricolide. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 4154-4157.

  16. Rong-Jie Chein, E. J. Corey* Strong Conformational Preferences of Heteroaromatic Ethers and Electron Pair Repulsion. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 132-135.

  17. Rong-Jie Chein, Ying-Yeung Yeung and E. J. Corey* Highly Enantioselective Oxazaborolidine-Catalyzed Reduction of 1,3-Dicarbonyl Compounds: Role of the Additive Diethylaniline. Organic Letters 200911, 1611-1614. DOI: 10.1021/ol900258f.

  18. László Kürti, Rong-Jie Chein and E. J. Corey* Conformational Energetics of Cationic Backbone Rearrangements in Triterpenoid Biosynthesis Provide an Insight into Enzymatic Control of Product. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008130, 9031-9036. DOI: 10.1021/ja800980h.

  19. Ying-Yeung Yeung, Rong-Jie Chein, and E. J. Corey* Conversion of Torgov’s Synthesis of Estrone into a Highly Enantioselective and Efficient Process. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007129, 10346-10347. DOI: 10.1021/ja0742434.

  20. Tse-Lok Ho, Rong-Jie Chein Ritter Reaction of 1-Aryl-1-fluoro-2-haloethanes. J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 200653, 429-430. DOI: 10.1002/jccs.200600054.

  21. Tse-Lok Ho, Rong-Jie Chein Total Synthesis of (+)-β-Himachalene. Helv. Chim. Acta. 2006, 89, 231-239. DOI: 10.1002/hlca.200690025.

  22. Tse-Lok Ho, Rong-Jie Chein Unusual Thionation via Fragmentation. J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 200552, 1223-1225. DOI: 10.1002/jccs.200500176.

  23. Tse-Lok Ho, Rong-Jie Chein Intervention of Phenonium Ion in Ritter Reactions. J. Org. Chem. 200469, 591-592. DOI: 10.1021/jo035561y.

  24. Tse-Lok Ho*, Liang-Ren Kung, and Rong-Jie Chein Total Synthesis of (±)-2-Isocyanoallopupukeanane. J. Org. Chem. 200065, 5774-5779. DOI: 10.1021/jo000668w.

  25. Tse-Lok Ho*, and Rong-Jie Chein A Synthesis of 6-Myoporol. J. Nat. Prod. 199760, 493-494. DOI: 10.1021/np960704f.

  26. Tse-Lok Ho, Rong-Jie Chein Synthesis of (-)-Furodysinin from (+)-Limonene. Chem. Commun. 1996, 1147. DOI: 10.1039/CC9960001147.


  1. R.O.C. I516474「良薑化合物及其類似物之合成」

  2. US patent US 9,193,665 B2 “Synthesis of Galanal Compounds and Analogues thereof”