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Liu, Rai-Shung
Title: Professor & Dean, College of Science

Education:

Columbia University(USA)(Ph.D) (1981)
National Tsing Hua University(B.S.) (1976)

Office: Chemistry Building R509
Phone number: 33385
E-mail: rsliu@mx.nthu.edu.tw
Web site: http://my.nthu.edu.tw/~chem/faculty/e-rsliu_web/e-rslweb.html

Work Experience:

1987 ~
1983 ~ 1987
1981 ~ 1982

 

Professor of NTHU
Associate Professor of NTHU
Postdoctoral Research,
Texas A&M University - College Station

Research Areas:

Organic, Organometallics and Inorganic


Journal Articles:

  1. Hsu, Y. C.; Datta, S.; Ting, C. M.; Liu, R. S. “Gold-catalyzed [4+3]-annulation of oxabicyclic benzenes with 2-substituted allylsilanes through tandem allylation and cyclization.” Org. Lett. 200810(3), 521-524.

  2. Hao-Chun Li, Yao-Ping Lin, Pi-Tai Chou, Yi-Ming heng and Rai-Shung Liu “Colour Tuning and Highly Efficient Blue Emitters of Finite Ph2N-Containing oligo(arylenevinylene) Derivatives Using Fluoro Substituents. ” Adv. Funct. Marter,200717, 520-530.

  3. Jou Jow-Huei, Wang, Chung-Pei Wu Ming-Hsuan, Chiang Po-Husan, Lin Hung-Wei, Li Hao-Chun and Liu, Rai-Shung “Efficient Fluorescent White Fluorescent Oranic Light-emitting Diodes with Blue-green Host of di(4-fluorophenyl)amino-di(styryl)biphenyl” Organic Electribucs20078, 29.

  4. Hsu-Kai Chang, Swarup Datta, Arindam Das and Rai-Shung Liu “PtCl2-Catalyzed Hydrative Cyclization of Trialkyne Functionalities to Form Bicyclic Spiro Ketones. ”Angew Chem. 2007, 46(25)4744-4747.

  5. Taduri BP, Abu Sohel SM, Cheng HM, R S, Liu et al. “Pt- and Au-catalyzed oxidative cyclization of 2-ethenyl-1-(prop-2 '-yn-1-'-ol) benzenes to naphthyl aldehydes and ketones: catalytic oxidation of metal-alkylidene intermediates using H2O and H2O2”  Chemical Communications200724: 2530-2532.

  6. Odedra A, Datta S, Liu RS, “Ruthenium-catalyzed cyclization of 2-alkyl-1-ethynylbenzenes via a 1,5-hydrogen shift of ruthenium-vinylidene intermediates” J. Org. Chem.200772 (9): 3289-3292.

  7. Lin CC, Teng TM, Odedra A, et al.“Gold-catalyzed deoxygenated cyclization of cis-2,4-dien-1-als with regioselective addition of two nucleophiles. One-pot synthesis of highly functionalized cyclopentene framework” J. Am. Chem. Soc2007129 (13): 3798.

  8. Lian, J.J.; Liu, R.S. “Gold-catalyzed cyclo-isomerization of 1,6-diyne-4-en-3-ols to form naphthyl ketone derivatives” Chemical Communications200713: 1337-1339.

  9. Odedra, A.; Lush, S. F.; Liu, R. S. “Dicobaltoctacarbonyl-mediated synthesis of tricyclic 5,6-diydropyran-2-one derivatives via tandem cycloaddition reaction between cis-epoxyalkynes, a tethered olefin, and carbon monoxide” J. of Org. Chem., 200772 (2): 567-573.

  10. Taduri, B. P.; Odedra, A.; Lung, C. Y.; Liu, R.-S. “Platinum- and ruthenium-catalyzed aromatization of enediynes via intramolecular nucleophilic additions.”Synthesis- Stuttgart200713, 2050-5054.

  11. Yang CW (Yang, Chia-Wei), Liu RS (Liu, Rai-Shung) “Catalytic annulation of 1-substituted-3-en-1-yn-5-als with cycloalkanones using acid-base dual catalysts.”Tetrahedron Letters200748(22), 5887-5889.

  12. Lin, G. –Y.; Yang, C. Y. ; Liu, R. S. “Gold-catalyzed synthesis of bicyclo[4.3.0]nonadiene derivatives via tandem 6-endo-dig/nazarov cyclization of 1,6-allenynes.” J. of Org. Chem200772(18), 6753-6757.  

  13. Chang, H. K.; Liao, Y.C.; Liu, R. S. “Diversity in platinum-catalyzed hydrative cyclization of trialkyne substrates to form tetracyclic ketones. J. of Org. Chem,200772(21), 8139-8141.

  14. Das, A.; Liao, H.-H.; Liu, R. S. “Platinum-catalyzed chemoselectively hydrative dimerization of 2-alkynyl-1-acetylbenzenes for one-pot facile synthesis of chrysene derivatives. J. of Org. Chem200772(24), 9214-9218.  

  15. Li, C.-W.; Wang, C. –I.; Liao, H.-Y.; Chaudhuri, R.; Liu, R. S. “Synthesis of dibenzo[g,p]chrysenes from bis(biaryl)acetylenes via sequential ICI-induced cyclization and Mizoroki-Heck coupling. J. of Org. Chem200772(24), 9203-9207
  16. Tang, J. M.; Bhunia, S.; Sohel, S. M. A., Lin, M. Y.; Liao, H. Y.; Datta, S.; Das, A.; Liu, R. S. “The skeletal rearrangement of gold- and platinum-catalyzed cycloisomerization of cis-4,6-dien-1-yn-3-ols: Pinacol rearrangement and formation of bicyclo[4.1.0]heptenone and reorganized styrene derivatives. J. Am. Chem. Soc2007129 (50), 15677-15683.

  17. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Rearrangement of cis-1-Ethynyl-2-yinyl-oxiranes to Substituted Phenols. Shambabu Joseph Maddirala and Rai-Shung Liu, Synlett,2006, 1173.

  18. Platinum-Catalyzed Aromatization of Enediynes via a C-H Bond Insertion of Tethered Alkanes. Generation of Carbenoid Species by Platinum-p-Alkyne Intermediate. Bhanu Pratap Taduri, Ying-Fen Ran, Chun-Wei Huang and Rai-Shung Liu, Org. Lett. 20068, 883.

  19. Zn(OTf)2-catalyzed Cyclization Propargyl Alcohols with Anilines, Phenols and Amides for Synthesis of Indoles, Benzofurans and Oxazole through Different Annulation Mechanisms. Manyam Praveen Kumar and Rai-shug Liu, J. Org. Chem.200671, 4951.

  20. Therma; and Metal-Catalyzed Cyclization of 1-Substituted 3,5-Dien-l-ynes via a [1,7]-Hydrogen Shift: Development of a Tandem Aldol Condensation-Dehydration and Aromatization Catalysis sis between 3-En-1-yn-5-al Units and Cyclic Ketones. Ian-ow Lian, Hsu-Kai Chang, Chun-Tseng Lin and Rai-shung Liu, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2006, 1289661.

  21. Metal-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of En-Yne Functionalities via a l1,3-Alkylidene Migration, Ming-yuan Lin, Arindam Das and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2006128, 9340.

  22. Ching-Yu Lo, Chung, Chang Lin, Hsin-Mei-Cheng and Rai-Shung Liu “Metal-Catalyzed Chemoselective Cycloisomerization of cis-2,4-Dien-1-als to 3-Cyclopentenones and –Alkylidene 3,4-dihydro-2H-pyrans” Org. Lett. 20068, 3153.

  23. Jian-Jou Lian, Po-Chiang Chen, Yau-Ping Lin, Hao-Chun Ting and Rai-Shung Liu “Gold-catalyzed Intramolecular [3+2]-Cycloaddition of Arenyne-Yne Functionalities. ” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006128, 11372.

  24. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Aromatization of Enediynes via Nucleophilic Additions at p-Alkyne Functionality. A Highly Useful Method for the Synthesis of Functionalized Aromatic Compounds, Arjan Odedra, Chang-Jung Wu, Taduri Bhanu Pratap, Chun-Wei Huang, Ying-Fen Ran and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005127, 3406.

  25. Synthesis, Characterization and Photophysical Properties of Iridium Complexes with an 8-Phenyl-quinoline Framework. The First Six-membered Chelated Iridium Complexes for Electroluminance. Hao-Chun Li, Pi-Tai Chou, Ya-Hui Hu, Yi-Ming Cheng and Rai-Shung Liu, Organometallics200524, 1329.

  26. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Regioselective 1,3-Methylene Transfer by Cleavage of Two Adjacent s-Carbon-Carbon Bonds. An Easy and Selective Synthesis of Highly Substituted Benzenez. Jian-Jou Lian, Arjan Odedra, Chang-Jung Wu and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005127, 4186.

  27. Yellow and Red Electrophosphors Based on the linkage Isomers of Iridium Phenyl-1-isoquinoline Complexes: High brightness at Low Voltages and Excellent External Quantum Efficiency at High CurrentsSubmitted for publication, Chien-Le Li, Ying-Ju Su, Yu-Tai Tao, Pi-Tai Chou and Rai-Shung Liu, Advanced Functional Materials,200515, 387.

  28. Solvent-Dependent Chemoselectivity in Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cyclization of Iodoalkyne-Epoxide Functionalities. Ming-Yuan Lin, Shambabu Joseph Maddirala and Rai-Shung Liu, Org. Lett2005, 7, 1745.

  29. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Rearrangement of cis-1-Ethynyl-2-vinyl-oxiranes to Substituted Phenols. Shambabu Joseph Maddirala and Rai-Shung Liu, Synlett,2005, in press.

  30. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of cis-3-En-1-ynes to Cyclopentadiene and Related Derivatives Through a 1, 5-Sigmatropic Hydrogen Shift of Ruthenium-Vinylidene Intermediates. Swarup Datta, Arjan Odedra and Rai-Shung Liu. J. Am. Chem. Soc.2005127, 11606.

  31. A Short and Efficient Synthesis of Coronene Derivatives via Ruthenium-Catalyzed Benzoannulation Protocol. Hung-Chin Shen, Jhih-Meng Tang, Hsu-Kai Chang, Chia-Wei Yang and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 10113.

  32. Molybdenum-Mediated Cyclocarbonylation of 1-Ethynyl-2-allenylbenzenes to 1H-Cyclopenta[a]inden-2-ones. Swarup Datta and Rai-Shung Liu, Tetrahedron Lett.2005, 46, 7985.

  33. Regioselective Haloaromatization of 1,2-Bis(ethynyl)benzene via Platinum-catalyzed 6-p Electrocyclization of 1,2-Bis(1’-haloethenyl)benzene Intermediates. Ching-Yu Lo, Manyam Praveen Kumar, Hsu Kai Chang and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Org. Chem. 200570, 10482.

  34. "Chia-Lung Chang, Manyam Praveen Kumar and Rai-Shung Liu", "A Highly Efficient Ruthenium-Catalyzed Rearrangement of a, b-Epoxyketones to 1,2-Diketones. , J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 2793.", 2004
  35. "Reniguntala J. Madhushaw, Ming-Yuan Lin, Shariar Md. Abu Sohel and Rai-Shung Liu","Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cyclization of Epoxide with a Tethered Alkyne: Formation of Ketene Intermediates via an Oxygen Transfer from Epoxides to Terminal Alkynes. , J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 6895.", 2004
      
  36. "K.-L. Yeh, B. Liu, C.-W. Li, Y.-T. Lai and Rai-Shung Liu", "Ruthenium-Catalyzed Transformation of 3-Benzyl But-1-ynyl Ethers into 1,3-Dienes and Benzaldehyde via Transfer Hydrogen. , J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 4692", 2004
     
  37. "Chien-Le Li, Ying-Ju Su, Yu-Tai Tao, Pi-Tai Chou and Rai-Shung Liu", "120. Yellow and Red Electrophosphors Based on the linkage Isomers of Iridium Phenyl-1-isoquinoline Complexes: High brightness at Low Voltages and Excellent External Quantum Efficiency at High Currents. Submitted for publication, , Advanced Functional Mate", 2004
     
  38. "Hung-Chin Shen, Haw-Lih Su and Rai-Shung Liu", "Ruthenium-Catalyzed Transformation of Aryl- and Alkynyl Propargyl Ethers into Aryl- and Alkynyl Ketones via Cleavage of a Carbon-Carbon Triple Bond. , Organometallics, 2004, 23, 4332", 2004
     
  39. "Lin Ming-Yuan, Reniguntala J. Madhushaw and Rai-Shung Liu", "Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cyclization of Alkyne-Epoxide Functionalities through Alternation of the Substituent and Structural Skeleton of Epoxides. , J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 7700", 2004
     
  40. Hung-Chin Shen and Rai-Shung Liu, "Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cyclization of 3-En-1-ynyl Imines with Nucleophiles via Tandem 5-exo-dig Cyclization and Nucleophilic Addition. , Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 9245.", 2004
     
  41. "Reniguntala J. Madhushaw, Ching-Yu Lo, Ming-Der Su, Hung-Chin Shen, Sitaram Pal, Isak R. Shaikh and Rai-Shung Liu", "Rutheniun-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of o-(Ethynyl)phenyl Alkenes to Diene Derivatives via Skeletal Rearrangement. , J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 15560.", 2004
     
  42. "Chung-Yi Wu, Jia-Tsong Jan, Shiou-Hwa Ma, Chih-Jung Juan, Yih-Shyun Cheng, Hsien-Hua Hsu, Hsuan-Cheng Huang, Douglas Wu, Ashraf Brik, u-Sen Liang, Rai-Shung Liu, Jim-Min Fang, Shui-Tein Chen, Po-Huang Liang and Chi-Huey Wong", "Small Molecules Targeting Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Human Coronavirus. , Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2004, 101, 10012", 2004
  43. A Highly Efficient Ruthenium-Catalyzed Rearrangement of a, b-Epoxyketones to 1,2-Diketones.  Chia-Lung Chang, Manyam Praveen Kumar and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Org. Chem.2004, 69, 2793.

  44. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cyclization of Epoxide with a Tethered Alkyne: Formation of Ketene Intermediates via an Oxygen Transfer from Epoxides to Terminal Alkynes. Reniguntala J. Madhushaw, Ming-Yuan Lin, Shariar Md. Abu Sohel and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004126, 6895.

  45. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Transformation of 3-Benzyl But-1-ynyl Ethers into 1,3-Dienes and Benzaldehyde via Transfer Hydrogen. K.-L. Yeh, B. Liu, C.-W. Li, Y.-T. Lai and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 4692.

  46. Yellow and Red Electrophosphors Based on the linkage Isomers of Iridium Phenyl-1-isoquinoline Complexes: High brightness at Low Voltages and Excellent External Quantum Efficiency at High CurrentsSubmitted for publication, Chien-Le Li, Ying-Ju Su, Yu-Tai Tao, Pi-Tai Chou and Rai-Shung Liu, Advanced Functional Materials,2004, in press.

  47. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Transformation of Aryl- and Alkynyl Propargyl Ethers into Aryl- and Alkynyl Ketones via Cleavage of a Carbon-Carbon Triple Bond. Hung-Chin Shen, Haw-Lih Su and Rai-Shung Liu, Organometallics200423, 4332.

  48. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cyclization of Alkyne-Epoxide Functionalities through Alternation of the Substituent and Structural Skeleton of Epoxides. Lin Ming-Yuan, Reniguntala J. Madhushaw and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 7700.

  49. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cyclization of 3-En-1-ynyl Imines with Nucleophiles viaTandem 5-exo-dig Cyclization and Nucleophilic Addition. Hung-Chin Shen and Rai-Shung Liu, Tetrahedron Lett. 200445, 9245.

  50. Rutheniun-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of o-(Ethynyl)phenyl Alkenes to Diene Derivatives via Skeletal Rearrangement. Reniguntala J. Madhushaw, Ching-Yu Lo, Ming-Der Su, Hung-Chin Shen, Sitaram Pal, Isak R. Shaikh and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004126, 15560.

  51. Small Molecules Targeting Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Human Coronavirus. Chung-Yi Wu, Jia-Tsong Jan, Shiou-Hwa Ma, Chih-Jung Juan, Yih-Shyun Cheng, Hsien-Hua Hsu, Hsuan-Cheng Huang, Douglas Wu, Ashraf Brik, u-Sen Liang, Rai-Shung Liu, Jim-Min Fang, Shui-Tein Chen, Po-Huang Liang and Chi-Huey Wong , Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA2004101, 10012.

  52. Huang He-Lung and Rai-Shung Liu, "A Facile synthesis of Enantiopure tricyclic oxygen derivatives via tungsten-mediated cyclization and Diels-Alder reactions. , J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 805.", 2003
     
  53. "Reniguntala J. Madhushaw, Chien-Le Li, Chu-Chen Hu , Shie-Fu Lush and Rai-Shung Liu","Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Bicyclic Lactone Derivatives via Tungsten-Mediated [3+2]-Cycloaddition of Epoxides with a Tethered Alkynyl Group. , J. Org. Chem, 2003, 68, 1872.", 2003
     
  54. "Inn-Ru Su, Heh-Lung Huang, Chien-Le Lee, Yu-Tai Tao, Pi-Tai Chou, Swarap Datta, and Rai-Shung Liu.", "Highly Efficient Red Electrophosphorescence Devices Based on Iridium-Isoquinoline Complexes: Remarkable External Quantum Efficiency over a Wide Range of Current Density.", 2003
     
  55. "Ching-Yu Lo, Sitram, Pal, Arjan Odedra and Rai-Shung Liu,", "A New and Efficient Ruthenium-catalyzed Isomerization of cis- and trans Epoxides. Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44, 3143", 2003
     
  56. "Chien-Le Li, Shwe-Ju Shieh, Shien-Chang, Lin and Rai-Shung Liu", "Synthesis and Photochemical Properties of Finite Oligo(arylenevinylene) Derivatives Which Emit Blue to Red Fluorescence, . Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 1131.", 2003
     
  57. "Arajan Odera, Tseng-Lun Wu, Reniguntala J. Madhushaw, Su-Lein Wang and Rai-Shung Liu","New Co2(CO)8-Mediated Tandem [5+1]/[2+2+1]-Cycloaddition Reactions: A One-Pot Synthesis of Tricyclic d-Lactones from cis-Epoxy Ene-ynes. , J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 9610.", 2003
     
  58. "Tseng-Lun Wu, Reniguntala J. Madhushaw, and Rai-Shung Liu", "Selective Synthesis of Chiral Bicyclic [6.6.0] and [5.7.0] Ethers From 3,4-bisallyloxy-but-1-yne Derivatives via Ruthenium-Catalysed En-yn-ene Metathesis.. , J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 7889.", 2003
     
  59. "Chia-Lung Chang, Kuo-Liang Yeh and Rai-Shung Liu", "A New Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cleavage of Carbon-Carbon Triple Bond: Efficient Transformation of Ethynyl Alcohol into Alkene and Carbon Monoxide, Swarup Datta, , J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 9294.", 2003
     
  60. "Sitaram Pal, Hung-Chin Shen, Lian Jian-Jou and Rai-Shung Liu", "Ruthenium-Catalyzed Aromatization of Aromatic Enynes via the 1,2-Migration of Halo and Aryl Groups: A New Process Involving Electrocyclization and Skeletal Rearrangement. , J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 15762", 2003
      
  61. A Facile synthesis of Enantiopure tricyclic oxygen derivatives via tungsten-mediated cyclization and Diels-Alder reactions. Huang He-Lung and Rai-Shung Liu,J. Org. Chem2003, 68, 805.(SCI)
     
  62. Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Bicyclic Lactone Derivatives via Tungsten-Mediated [3+2]-Cycloaddition of Epoxides with a Tethered Alkynyl Group. Reniguntala J. Madhushaw, Chien-Le Li, Chu-Chen Hu , Shie-Fu Lush and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Org. Chem2003,  68, 1872.(SCI)
     
  63. Highly Efficient Red Electrophosphorescence Devices Based on Iridium-Isoquinoline Complexes: Remarkable External Quantum Efficiency over a Wide Range of Current Density. Inn-Ru Su, Heh-Lung Huang, Chien-Le Lee, Yu-Tai Tao, Pi-Tai Chou, Swarap Datta, and Rai-Shung Liu, Advanced  Materials  200315, 888.(SCI)
     
  64. A New and Efficient Ruthenium-catalyzed Isomerization of cis- and trans epoxides. Ching-Yu Lo, Sitram, Pal, Arjan Odedra and Rai-Shung Liu, Tetrahedron Lett.2003443143.(SCI)
     
  65. Synthesis and Photochemical Properties of Finite Oligo(arylenevinylene) Derivatives Which Emit Blue to Red Fluorescence, Chien-Le Li, Shwe-Ju Shieh and Rai-Shung Liu. Org. Lett2003, 5, 1131.(SCI)
     
  66. New Co2(CO)8-Mediated Tandem [5+1]/[2+2+1]-Cycloaddition Reactions: A One-Pot Synthesis of Tricyclic d-Lactones from cis-Epoxy Ene-ynes.  Arajan Odera, Tseng-Lun Wu, Reniguntala J. Madhushaw, Su-Lein Wang and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 9610.(SCI)
     
  67. Selective Synthesis of Chiral Bicyclic [6.6.0] and [5.7.0] Ethers From 3,4-bisallyloxy-but-1-yne Derivatives via Ruthenium-Catalysed En-yn-ene Metathesis.. Tseng-Lun Wu, Reniguntala J. Madhushaw, and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Org. Chem2003,68, 7889. (SCI)
     
  68. A New Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cleavage of Carbon-Carbon Triple Bond: Efficient Transformation of Ethynyl Alcohol into Alkene and Carbon Monoxide, Swarup Datta, Chia-Lung Chang, Kuo-Liang Yeh and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Am. Chem. Soc2003125, 9294.(SCI)
     
  69. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Aromatization of Aromatic Enynes via the 1,2-Migration of Halo and Aryl Groups: A New Process Involving Electrocyclization and Skeletal Rearrangement.  Sitaram Pal, Hung-Chin Shen, Lian Jian-Jou and Rai-Shung Liu, J. Am. Chem. Soc2003125, 15762.(SCI)
     
  70. "Ching-Yu Lo, Hongyun Guo, Jian-Jou Lian, Fwu-Ming Shen and Rai-Shung Liu", "Efficient Synthesis of Functionalized Furans via Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cyclization of Epoxyalkyne Derivatives, , J Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 3930.", 2002年03月
     
  71. "Guo, Honyuug; Madhushaw, Reniguntala J.; Liu, R. S,", "Synthesis of Chiral Oxacyclic Dienes via Ruthenium-Catalyzed Enyne Metathesis: The Scope, Limitation and Observation of Epimerization, Tetrahedron, 2002, 58, 5627.", 2002
     
  72. "Yeh, K. L.; Liu, Bo; Lo, C. Y.; Liu, R. S", "A New Ruthenium-Catalyzed Hydrogen Transfer Reaction. Transformation of 3-Benzyl But-1-ynyl Ethers into 1,3-Dienes and Benzaldehyde,"" . J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 6510", 2002
     
  73. "Wen-Li Lin , Taduri, B. Pratap and Rai-Shung Liu", "Stereocontrolled Construction of Tricyclic Furan and Pyrrolyl Derivatives via Tungsten-Mediated [3+2]-Cycloaddition and Intramolecular Diels-Alder Reaction, , Synthesis, 2002, 2457. (an featured article).", 2002
     
  74. Huang He-Lung and Rai-Shung Liu, "Facile synthesis of Enantiopure tricyclic furan derivatives via tungsten-mediated cycloalkenation reactions and Diels-Alder reactions. , Tetrahedron Lett. 2002, 43, 7983.", 2002
     
  75. "Madhushaw, R. J.; Liu, R.-S", "A Facile Synthesis of Bicyclic Lactams via [3+2]-Cycloaddition of Alkynyltungsten Complexes with Tethered Aziridines. . Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 4153.", 2002
     
  76. Synthesis of Chiral Oxacyclic Dienes via Ruthenium-Catalyzed Enyne Metathesis: The Scope, Limitation and Observation of Epimerization," Guo, Honyuug;Madhushaw, Reniguntala J.; Liu, R. S, Tetrahedron2002, 58, 5627. (SCI)
     
  77. A New Ruthenium-Catalyzed Hydrogen Transfer Reaction. Transformation of 3-Benzyl But-1-ynyl Ethers into 1,3-Dienes and Benzaldehyde," Yeh, K. L.; Liu, Bo; Lo, C. Y.; Liu, R. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc2002, 124, 6510.(SCI)
     
  78. Efficient Synthesis of Functionalized Furans via Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cyclization of Epoxyalkyne Derivatives, Ching-Yu Lo, Hongyun Guo, Jian-Jou Lian, Fwu-Ming Shen and Rai-Shung Liu, J Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 3930.(SCI)
     
  79. Stereocontrolled Construction of Tricyclic Furan and Pyrrolyl Derivatives via Tungsten-Mediated [3+2]-Cycloaddition and Intramolecular Diels-Alder Reaction, Wen-Li Lin , Taduri, B. Pratap and Rai-Shung Liu, Synthesis2002, 2457. (an featured article).(SCI)
     
  80. Facile synthesis of Enantiopure tricyclic furan derivatives via tungsten-mediated cycloalkenation reactions and Diels-Alder reactions. Huang He-Lung and Rai-Shung Liu, Tetrahedron Lett200243, 7983.(SCI)
     
  81. A Facile Synthesis of Bicyclic Lactams via [3+2]-Cycloaddition of Alkynyltungsten Complexes with Tethered Aziridines. Madhushaw, R. J.; Liu, R.-S. Org. Lett2002,4, 4153.(SCI)
     
  82. Liu, R. S. "Synthesis of Oxygen Heterocycles via Alkynyltungsten Compounds," Pure and Applied Chemistry2001, 73, 265.(SCI)
     
  83. Liu, Bo; Chen, M.-J.; Lo, C. Y.; Liu, R. S. "Asymmetric Synthesis of (-)-epi-blastmycinone and (2R, 3S, 4S)-3-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-(1-n-tetradecyl)-butanolide via Tungsten-Mediated Cyclization," Tetrahedron Lett, 200142, 2533.(SCI)
     
  84. Li, Y. L.; Cheng, M. H.; Peng, S. M.; Wang, S. L.; Liu, R. S. "StereocontrolledSynthesis of Acyclic 1,3-Diols via Condensation of Tungsten-syn-p-pentadienylComplexes with Aldehydes.  A new Prins reaction via s-trans-diene cationic intermediates," J. Org. Chem. 200166, 1781.(SCI)
     
  85. Pei, C. C.; Liu, R. S., "Enantiocontrolled Synthesis of Tricyclic Furan Derivativesvia Asymmetric Diels-Alder Reaction.," Org. Lett2001, 3, 1295.(SCI)
     
  86. Pei, C. C.; Liu, R. S. "Tungsten-Promoted [3+2]- and [3+3]-Cycloadditions of Epoxides with Alkynes: An Easy Entry to Enantiospecific Bicyclic Lactones," J. Am. Chem. Soc2001123, 7427.(SCI)
     
  87. Hwang, H. L.; Liu, R. S. "Synthesis of Indolizidine and Quinolizidine Compounds via Intramolecular Cyclization of Alkynyltungsten with N-Acyliminium ion," J. Org. Chem200166, 6193.(SCI)
     
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