160. "An Improved Gold(I) Catalytic System for the Preparation of Functionalized Coumarins via Intramolecular Hydroarylation of Phenol-derived Propiolates"
F. Ravera, F. Floreani, C. Tubaro, M. Roverso, R. Pedrazzani, M. Bandini, A. Biffis*
submitted. [link]


159. "Synthesis of Itaconic Acid Derivatives via CO2 Fixation into Allenes. Expanding Horizons in Electrosynthesis through Chemical Divergency"
A. Brunetti, M. Garbini, G. Autuori,  C. Zanardi, G. Bertuzzi* and M. Bandini*
Chem. Eur. J.  early view. [link]


158. "Direct Access to Benzolactams and Benzolactones via Nickel Catalyzed Carbonylation with CO2"
R. Giovanelli, G. Monda, S. Kiriakidi, C. S. López,* G. Bertuzzi,* and M. Bandini*
Chem. Eur. J. early view. [link]


157. "Covalent functionalization by using blue light activated radicals: on the reaction mechanisms of Arylazo Sulfones binding on Graphene"
A. Mameli,  A. Kovtun,* D. Jones, V. Benekou, M. Melucci, M. Bandini, V. Palermo
Nanoscale Adv.accepted [link]


156. "New Fluorinated Biphenyl Phosphine Ligands for Accelerated [Au(I)]-Catalysis"
R. Pedrazzani, S. Kiriakidi, M. Monari,* I. Lazzarini, G. Bertuzzi, C. Silva López,* and M. Bandini*
ACS Catal. 2024, 14, 6128-6136. [link]


155. "Electrochemical Site-selective Alkylation of Tropones via Formal C(sp3)-C(sp2) Coupling Reaction"
A. Brunetti, M. Garbini, N.G. Kub, M. Monari, R. Pedrazzani, C. Zanardi, G. Bertuzzi,* and M. Bandini*
Adv. Synth. Catal. 2024, 366, 1965-1971. [link]

154. "Graphene Oxide-Arginine Composites: Efficient Dual Function Materials for Integrated CO2 Capture and Conversion"
S. Mantovani, A. Pintus, A. Kovtun, A. Gondolini, S. Casadio, A. Sanson, T. Marforio, M. Calvaresi, M. Rancan, L, Armelao, G. Bertuzzi, M. Melucci,* and M. Bandini*
ChemSusChem, 2024, e202301673. [link]


153. "Electrochemical Deeply Reductive Cyclodimerization of Chalcones: Exploring the “Self-adaptability” of Galvanostatic eChem"
M. Garbini, A. Brunetti, R. Pedrazzani, M. Monari, M. Marcaccio, G. Bertuzzi* and M. Bandini*
Chem. Commun. 2024, 60, 404-407. [link]




152. "La Tavola Periodica degli Elementi Chimici: la quotidianità in 2D"
M. Bandini*
I Quaderni del Galvani, acceped. Science divulgation article. [link]


151. "C3-Day 2023. New Challenges for the Chemical Catalysis"
M. Bandini,* Fabrizio Cavani*
La Chimica e L'Industria, 5/2023. [link]


150. "Metal-Catalyzed Carbonylation Reactions with CO2: an Update"
R. Giovanelli, G. Bertuzzi*, and M. Bandini*
ChemCatChem, 202315, e202300827. [link]


149. "Synthesis of Indenes via Graphene Oxide Mediated Manipulation of Morita-Baylis-Hillman Alcohols"
S. Mantovani, A. Pintus, A. Kovtun, G. Bertuzzi*, M. Melucci* and M. Bandini*
EurJOC 2023, e202300641. [link]


148. "Nickel Catalyzed Carbonylation/Carboxylation Sequence with CO2: Direct Access to 1,4-Keto-Acids"
R. Giovanelli, L. Lombardi, R. Pedrazzani, M. Monari, M. Castiñeira Reis, C. Silva López,*  G. Bertuzzi* and M. Bandini*
Org.Lett. 2023, 25, 6969-6974. [link] (Highlighted Synfacts, 2023, 12, 1214)


147. "Catalyst and Additive-free Electrochemical CO2 Fixation into Morita-Baylis-Hillman Acetates"
A. Brunetti,  G. Bertuzzi,* M. Bandini*
Synthesis2023, 55, 3047-3055. [link]


146. "Graphene-Oxide Mediated Chemodivergent Ring-Opening of Cyclobutanols"
A. Brunetti,  A. Pintus, L. Lombardi, A. Kovtun, F. Mascietti, F. Bruno, E. Ravera, M. Melucci, G. Bertuzzi* and M. Bandini*
Chin. J. Chem. 2023, 41, 1333-1340. [link]

145. "Electroreductive C(sp3)-H Functionalization of Ethers via Hydrogen-Atom Transfer"
L. Rapisarda, A. Fermi,* P. Ceroni, R. Giovanelli, G. Bertuzzi* and  M. Bandini*
Chem. Commun. 2023, 59, 2664-2667. [link]



144. "Direct Synthesis of α-Aryl-α-Trifluoromethyl Alcohols via Nickel Catalyzed Cross-Electrophile Coupling"
L. Lombardi, A. Cerveri, R. Giovanelli, M. Castiñeira Reis, C. Silva López,* G. Bertuzzi* and M. Bandini*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, e202211732 [link]


143. "Recyclable GO-Arginine hybrids for CO2 fixation into cyclic carbonates"
A. Pintus, S. Mantovani, A. Kovtun, G. Bertuzzi, M. Melucci* and M. Bandini*
Chem. Eur. J. 2022, 29, e202202440. [link]


142. "Regio- and Stereoselective Electrochemical Alkylation of Morita-Baylis-Hillman Adducts"
G. Bertuzzi,* G. Ombrosi and M. Bandini*
Org. Lett. 2022, 24, 4354–4359 [link]
Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal.


141. "Convenient synthesis of polycyclic N(1)-C(2)-fused oxazino-indolones via [Au(I)] catalyzed hydrocarboxylation of allenes"
R. Pedrazzani, E. Pinosa, G. Bertuzzi, M. Monari,* S. Lauzon, T. Ollevier* and M. Bandini*
Chem. Commun. 2022, 58, 8698-8701. [link]


140. "Merging C-C s-Bond Activation of Cyclobutanones with CO2 Fixation via Ni-Catalysis"
L. Lombardi, A. Cerveri, L. Ceccon, R. Pedrazzani, M. Monari, G. Bertuzzi* and M. Bandini*
Chem. Commun2022, 58, 4071-4074. [link]


139 "Visible-Light Assisted Covalent Surface Modification of rGO nanosheets with Aryl Azasulfones"
L. Lombardi, A. Kovtun, S. Mantovani, G. Bertuzzi, L. Favaretto, C. Bettini, V. Palermo, M. Melucci,* M. Bandini*
Chem. Eur. J. 2002, e202200333. [link]


138. "Visible Light-Driven, Gold(I) Catalyzed Preparation of Symmetrical (Hetero)biaryls by Homocoupling of Arylazo Sulfones"
L. Di Terlizzi, S. Scaringi, C. Raviola, R. Pedrazzani, M. Bandini, M. Fagnoni, S. Protti*
J. Org. Chem. 2022, 87, 4863–4872. [link]


137. "New Ni@rGO Nanocomposites as Heterogenous Catalysts for Thiocarboxylation Cross-Coupling Reactions"
L. Lombardi, R. Mazzaro, M. Gazzano, A. Kovtun, V. Morandi, G. Bertuzzi, M. Bandini*
2022, 54, 1633-1642. [link]


136. "Visible light assisted synthesis of allylic-triflamides via dual acridinium/Co catalysis"
S. Battaglioli, G. Bertuzzi, R. Pedrazzani, J. Benetti, G. Valenti, M. Montalti, M. Monari,  M. Bandini*
Adv. Synth. Catal.
2022, 364, 720-725, VIP paper. [link]


135. "New Fine-Tunable Pn/Tn-ImPy gold complexes: synthesis, characterization and application in dearomatization reactions"
R. Pedrazzani, A. Pintus, R. De Ventura, M. Marchini, P. Ceroni, M. Monari* and M. Bandini*
ACS Org. Inorg. Au,
2022, 2, 229-235. [link]



134. "La catalisi organica asimmetrica: Il NOBEL per LA CHIMICA 2021 premia la Sintesi Semplice, Selettiva e Sostenibile"
 M. Bandini,* M. Benaglia*
La Chimica e L'Industria
2021, 6, 12-17. [link]


133. "Tandem functionalization-carboxylation reactions of p-systems with CO2"
G. Bertuzzi,* A. Cerveri, L. Lombardi, M. Bandini*
Chinese Journal of Chemistry,
2021, 39, 3116-3126. [link]


132. "Enantioselective Tandem Heck-Coupling/CO2 Carboxylation Catalyzed by Nickel"
A. Cerveri, R. Giovanelli, D. Sella, R. Pedrazzani, M. Monari, O. Nieto Faza, C. Silva López,* M. Bandini*
2021, 27, 7657-7662. [link]


131. "Visible-light photoredox catalyzed dehydrogenative synthesis of allylic carboxylates from styrenes"
Y. Liu, S. Battaglioli, L. Lombardi, A. Menichetti, G. Valenti, M. Montalti, M. Bandini*
Org.Lett. 2021, 23, 4441-4446. [link]


130. "New Chiral Binol-based Phosphates for Enantioselective [Au(I)]-catalyzed Dearomatization of b-Naphthols with Allenamides"
R. Pedrazzani, J. An, M. Monari, M. Bandini*
2021, 1732-1736. [link]



129. "The New Dimension of Graphene-oxide as a Mediator in Organic Synthesis: a mechanistic focus"
L. Lombardi, M. Bandini*
Chem., In. Ed. 202059, 20767-2078. [link]
Angewandte Chemie, 2020, 132, 20951-20962.


128. "Site-selective Synthesis of 1,3-Dioxin-3-ones via a Gold(I) Catalyzed Cascade Reaction"
J. An,  R. Pedrazzani, M. Monari, M. Marin-Luna, C. Silva Lopez,* M. Bandini*
Chem. Commun.
202056, 7734-7737.CHEMCOMMUN HOT [link]


127. "Recent advances in the catalytic dearomatization of naphthols"
J. An,  M. Bandini*
2020, 4087-4097. VIP PAPER [link]


 126. "Allylic and Allenylic Dearomatization of Indoles promoted by Graphene Oxide via Covalent Grafting Activation Mode"
L. Lombardi, D. Bellini, A. Bottoni, M. Calvaresi, M. Monari, A. Kovtun, V. Palermo, M. Melucci,  M. Bandini*
2020, 26, 10427-10432. HOT PAPER [link]


125. "Recent advances in the catalytic functionalization of “electrophilic” indoles"
A. Cerveri, M. Bandini*
2020, 38, 287-294. [link]



124. " Redox-neutral Metal-free Three-component Carbonylative Dearomatization of Pyridine Derivatives with CO2"
A. Cerveri, S. Pace, M. Monari, M. Lombardo,* M. Bandini*
2019, 25, 15272-15276. [link]


123. "Visible-Light Driven Synthesis of 1,3,4-Trisubstituted Pyrroles from Arylazides"
A. Parodi, S. Battaglioli, Y. Liu, A. Parodi, S. Battaglioli, M. Monari, S. Protti, M. Bandini*
Org. Lett.
201921, 7782-7786. [link]


122. "Scandium Catalysed Stereoselective Thio-allylation of Allenyl-Imidates"
A. Parodi, S. Battaglioli, Y. Liu, M. Monari, M. Marín-Luna, C. Silva López,* M. Bandini* Chem.Commun, 201955, 9669-9672. [link]


121. "Phosphine-catalyzed stereoselective dearomatization of 3-NO2-indoles with allenoates"
A. Cerveri, O. Nieto Faza, C. Silva López,* S. Grilli, M. Monari, M. Bandini* J.Org.Chem. 201984, 6347-6355 [link]


120. "Nickel catalyzed functionalization of allenes"
Y. Liu, M. Bandini*, Chin. J. Chem. 2019, 37, 431-441.


119. "PPh3AuTFA “dual-catalysis” in the dearomatization of 2-naphthols with allenamides"
J. An, L. Lombardi, S. Grilli, M. Bandini*, Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 7380-7383. [link]

118. " Gold catalyzed dearomatization reactions"
J. An, M. Bandini*CHIMIA 2018, 72, 610-613. [link]

117. " Nickel Catalyzed Regio- and Stereoselective Functionalization of Allenamides via Coupling Reactions. An Experimental and Computational Study"
Y. Liu, A. Cerveri, A. De Nisi, M. Monari, O. Nieto Faza, C. Silva Lopez,* M. Bandini*, Org. Chem. Front. 2018, 5, 3231-3239. [link]

116. "Regio and Stereoselective Nickel Catalyzed Coupling of Boronic Acids with Allenoates"
Y. Liu, M. Daka, M. Bandini*, Synthesis 2018, 50, 3187-3196 (invitation Special Cluster Issue Modern Coupling Approaches and their Strategic Applications in Synthesis). [link]

115. "Graphene oxide promotes site-selective allylic alkylation of thiophenes with alcohols"
L. Favaretto, J. An, M. Sambo, A. De Nisi, C. Bettini, M. Melucci, A. Kovtun, A. Liscio, V. Palermo, A. Bottoni, F. Zerbetto, M. Calvaresi, M. Bandini*Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 3705-3709. [link]
Highlighted in Synfacts 201814, 991. [link

114. "Covalent or Non-Covalent? A Mechanistic Insight into the Enantioselective BrØnsted Acid Catalyzed Dearomatization of Indoles with Allenamides"
P. Giacinto, A. Garelli, A. Bottoni, G.P. Miscione,* M. Bandini*ChemCatChem, 201810, 17473-17477. [link]



113. "Gold-Catalyzed Dearomatization of 2-Naphthols with Alkynes"
J. An, A. Parodi, M. Monari, M. Castiñeira Reis, C. Silva Lopez,* M. Bandini*Chem. Eur. J.  2017, 23, 2442-2449.[link]

112. "Photocatalyst-free, visible light driven, gold promoted Suzuki synthesis of (hetero)biaryls"
C. Sauer, Y. Liu, A. De Nisi, S. Protti,* M. Fagnoni, M. Bandini*ChemCatChem. 20179, 4456-4459. [link]

111. "Inverting classic reactivity of allenamides through Ni-catalyzed bi- and tri-component cross-coupling/allylation reaction sequence"
Y. Liu, A. De Nisi, A. Cerveri, M. Monari, M. Bandini*Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 5034−5037. [link]

110. “Convenient Metal-Free Catalyzed One-pot Synthesis of Allenyl-indoles”
A. De Nisi, S. Sierra, M. Ferrara, M. Monani, M. Bandini*Org. Chem. Front. , 2017, 4, 1849-1853. [link]

109. “Unveiling the reaction machinery of the [Au(I)]-catalyzed synthesis of substituted acenes via [1,5]-H shift cascade reaction”
M. Bandini,* G. Cera, G.P. Miscione*, ChemCatChem 20179, 316-327. [link]


108. “N-Allenyl amides and O-allenyl ethers in asymmetric catalysis”
E. Manoni, M. Bandini*, Eur.J.Org.Chem. 2016, 3135-3142 (MicroReview on invitation). [link]

107. “Catalytic α-allylation of enones with alcohols via [gold(I)]-mediated [3,3]-sigmatropic rearrangement of propargylic carboxylates”
E. Manoni, M. Daka, M. M. Mastandrea, A. De Nisi, M. Monari, M. Bandini*, Adv.Synth.Catal.  2016358, 1404-1409 (special issue "Gold Catalysis: Quo Vadis?", on invitation)[link]
Selected as a ‘VIP’ article by the Editorial Board

106. “Gold-catalyzed allylation reactions”
A. Quintavalla, M. Bandini*, ChemCatChem 20168, 1437-1453 (MicroReview on invitation). [link]


105. “New Opportunities in the Stereoselective Dearomatization of Indoles”
E. Manoni, A. De Nisi, M. Bandini*, Pure & Appl. Chem. 201688, 207-214 (special issue XIX ESOC-15, on invitation). [link]


104. “New alkynyl-gold(I) complexes featuring anti-cancer activity”
A. De Nisi, C. Bergamini, M. Leonzio, G. Sartor, R. Fato, M. Monari,* N. Calonghi,* M. Bandini*, Dalton Transactions 201645, 1546-1553. [link]


103. “[Au(I)]-assisted alpha Allylation of Enals and Enones with Alcohols”
M. M. Mastandrea, N. Mellonei, P. Giacinto, A. Collado, S. P. Nolan, G. P. Miscione, A. Bottoni, M. Bandini*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201554, 14885-14889; [Angew. Chem. 2015127, 15098-15102]. [link]

102. “Gold(I)-dearomative [2+2]-Cycloaddition of Indoles with Activated Allenes. A Combined Experimental Computational Study”
R. Ocello, A. De Nisi, M. Jia, Q.-Q. Yang, P. Giacinto, A. Bottoni, G.P. Miscione,* M. Bandini*, Chem. Eur. J. 201521, 18445-18453. [link]

101. “Visible light-induced direct photocatalytic carboxylation of indoles with CBr4/MeOH”
Q.-Q. Yang, M. Marchini, W.-J. Xiao, P. Ceroni,* M. Bandini*, Chem. Eur. J. 201521, 18052-18056. [link]

100. “Assessing the Role of Counterion in Gold Catalyzed Dearomatization of Indoles with Allenamides by NMR Studies”
L. Rocchigiani, M. Jia, M. Bandini,* A. Macchioni*, ACS Catalysis 20155, 3911-3915. [link

99. “A DFT mechanistic investigation of the gold(I) catalyzed synthesis of azepino[1,2-a]indoles”
P. Giacinto, G. Cera, A. Bottoni, M. Bandini,* G. P. Miscione*, ChemCatChem 20157, 2480–2484.
Selected as a ‘VIP’ article by the Editorial Board
. [link]

98. “Counterion effects in homogeneous gold catalysis”
M. Jia, M. Bandini*, ACS Catalysis 20155, 1638-1652. [link]

97. “Organocatalytic enantioselective synthesis of 1-vinyltetrahydroisoquinolines through allenamide activation with chiral Brønsted acids”
E. Manoni, A. Gualandi, L. Mengozzi, M. Bandini, P. G. Cozzi*, RSC Adv. 20155, 10546-10550. [link]

96. “Enantioselective Gold Catalyzed Dearomative [2+2]-Cycloaddition between Indoles and Allenamides”
M. Jia, M. Monari, Q.-Q. Yang, M. Bandini*, Chem. Commun201551, 2320-2323. [link]


95. “Metal-free enantioselective electrophilic activation of allenamides: stereoselective de-aromatization of indoles”
C. Romano, M. Jia, M. Monari, E. Manoni, M. Bandini*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201453, 13854-13857; [Angew. Chem. 2014126, 14074-14077]. [link]

94. “Taming [Au(I)]-counterion interplay in the de-aromatization of indoles with allenamides”
M. Jia, G. Cera, D. Perrotta, M. Bandini*, Chem. Eur. J. 201420, 9875-9878. [link]

93. “Blue and highly emitting [Ir(IV)] complexes by an efficient photoreaction of green luminescent [Ir(III)] complexes”
E. Marchi, M. Locritani, M. Baroncini, G. Bergamini, R. Sinisi, M. Monari, C. Botta, W. Mroz, M. Bandini,* P. Ceroni,* V. Balzani, J. Mat. Chem. C. 20142, 4461-4467. [link]

92. “Merging Synthesis and Enantioselective Functionalization of Indoles via Gold-catalyzed Asymmetric Cascade Reaction”
M. Chiarucci, R. Mocci, L.-D. Syntrivanis, G. Cera, A. Mazzanti, M. Bandini*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201352, 10850-10853; [Angew.Chem2013125, 11050-11053] [link]
Highlighted in Synfacts 201410, 68. [link]


91. “New developments in gold-catalyzed manipulation of unactivated alkenes”
M. Chiarucci,* M. Bandini*, Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 20139, 2586–2614. [link]

90. ''Gold(I) Catalyzed Functionalization of Benzhydryl C(sp3)-H Bonds”
G. Cera, M. Chiarucci, F. Dosi, M. Bandini*, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2013355, 2227–2231. [link]

89. “Electrophilicity: the “Dark-Side” of Indole Chemistry”
M. Bandini*
, Org .Biomol. Chem201311, 5206-5212. [link]
Selected as an “HOT paper” by the Editorial Board.
Top ten most
 accessed articles (Q3) Org. Biomol.Chem.

88. ''Enantioselective Gold(I) Catalysis With Chiral Monodentate Ligands”
G. Cera, M. Bandini*, Isr. J. Chem. 201353, 848-855. [link]

87. “New Entry to Polycyclic Fused Indoles via Gold(I)-catalyzed Cascade Reaction”
M. Chiarucci, E. Matteucci, G. Cera, G. Fabrizi, M. Bandini*, Chem. Asian J. 20138, 1776-1779. [link]


86. “Mechanistic Insights into Enantioselective Gold-Catalyzed Allylation of Indoles with Alcohols: the Counterion Effect"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Bottoni, M. Chiarucci, G. Cera, G. Miscione*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012134, 20690-20700. [link]

85. "De Novo Gold-Catalyzed one-pot Synthesis of Azepino[1,2-a]indoles"
G. Cera, S. Piscitelli, M. Chiarucci, G. Fabrizi, A. Goggiamani, R. S. Ramón, S. P. Nolan, M. Bandini*, Angew. Chem. In. Ed. 201251, 9891-9895. [Angew. Chem. 2012124, 10029-10033] [link]
Selected as a 'Hot Paper' by the Editor of ACIE.
Highlighted in Synfacts 20128, 1187. [link]

84. "The Golden Age of Gold Catalysis in Organic Synthesis"
M. Bandini,*
 G. Cera, M. Chiarucci, La Chimica e L'Industria2012, 74-77. [link]

83. "Easy Separation of  and  Isomers of Highly Luminescent [Ir(III)]-cyclometalated Complexes Based on Chiral Phenol-oxazoline Ancillary Ligands"
E. Marchi, R. Sinisi, G. Bergamini, M. Tragni, M. Monari,* M. Bandini,* P. Ceroni*, Chem. Eur. J. 201218, 8765-8773. [link]

82. "Gold Meets Enamine Catalysis in the Enantioselective alpha-Allylic Alkylation of Aldehydes with Alcohols"
M. Chiarucci, M. di Lillo, A. Romaniello, P.G. Cozzi, G. Cera, M. Bandini*, Chem. Sci. 20122, 2859-2863. [link]
Highlighted in Synfacts 20128, 1347. [link]

81. "Enantioselective Gold-Catalyzed Synthesis of Polycyclic Indolines"
G. Cera, M. Chiarucci, A. Mazzanti, M. Mancinelli, M. Bandini*, Org. Lett. 201214, 1350-1353. [link]
Highlighted in Synfacts 20128, 635. [link]

80. "Catalytic Enantioselective Alkylations with Allylic Alcohols"
M. Bandini,*
 G. Cera, M. Chiarucci, Synthesis2012, 504-512. [link]

79. "Accessing Chemical Diversity by Stereoselective Gold-catalyzed Manipulation of Allylic/Propargylic Alcohols"
M. Chiarucci, G. Cera, M. Bandini*, Pure & Appl. Chem201284, 1673-1684. [link]


78. "Gold(I)-catalyzed synthesis of γ-vinylbutyrolactones by intramolecular oxaallylic alkylation with alcohols"
M. Chiarucci, M. Locritani, G. Cera, M. Bandini*, Beilstein J. Org. Chem20117, 1198-1204. [link]

77. "Stereoselective Synthesis of Tetracyclic Indolines via Gold-Catalyzed Cascade Cyclization Reactions"
G. Cera, P. Crispino, M. Monari, M. Bandini*, Chem. Commun201147, 7803-7805. [link]

76. "Allylic alcohols: valuable synthetic equivalents of non-activated alkenes in gold-catalyzed enantioselective alkylation of indoles"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Gualandi, M. Monari, M. Tragni, D. Savoia, J. Organomet. Chem. 2011696, 338-347. [link]


75. "Allylic Alcohols: new sustainable sources for catalytic enantioselective alkylation reactions"
M. Bandini*
, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201150, 994-995; [Angew. Chem. 2011123, 1026-1027]. [link]

74. "Gold-Catalyzed Decorations of Arenes and Heteroarenes with C-C Multiple Bonds"
M. Bandini*
, Chem. Soc. Rev201140, 1358-1367. [link]

73. "Gold Catalyzed Direct Activation of Allylic Alcohols in the Stereoselective Synthesis of Functionalized 2-Vinyl-Morpholines"
M. Bandini,* 
M. Monari, A. Romaniello, M. Tragni, Chem. Eur. J201016, 14272-14277. [link]
Highlighted in Synfacts 20113, 297. [link]


72. "Creating Chemical Diversity in Indole Compounds by Merging Au and Ru Catalysis"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Eichholzer, A. Gualandi, T. Quinto, D. Savoia, ChemCatChem 20102, 661-665. [link]

71. "Asymmetric Phase-Transfer-Catalyzed Intramolecular N-Alkylation of Indoles and Pyrroles: a Combined Experimental and Theoretical Investigation"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Bottoni, A. Eichholzer, G. P. Miscione,* M. Stenta, Chem. Eur. J. 201016, 12462-12473. [link]

70. "Novel Electrochemiluminescent Functionalizable Cyclometalated Thiophene-Based Iridium(III) Complexes"
M. Bandini,*
 M. Bianchi, G. Valenti, F. Piccinelli, F. Paolucci, M. Monari, A. Umani-Ronchi, M. Marcaccio*, Inorg. Chem. 201049, 1439-1448. [link]

69. "Enantioselective gold-catalyzed allylic alkylation of indoles with alcohols: efficient route to functionalized tetrahydrocarbazoles"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Eichholzer, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200948, 9533-9537; [Angew. Chem. 2009121, 9697-9701] [link]
Selected as a 'VIP’ articles by the Editor of ACIE.
Highlighted in Synfacts 20103, 313-314. [link]


68. "Diastereoselective Addition of Organometallic Reagents to Diimines Derived from (R,R)-1,2-Diaminocyclohexane and Aromatic Aldehydes"
D. Savoia,* A. Gualandi, M. Bandini, Lett. Org. Chem. 20096, 434-438. [link]

67. "Iron(III)-Catalyzed Intramolecular Friedel-Crafts Alkylation of Electron-Deficient Arenes with p-Activated Alcohols"
M. Bandini,*
 M. Tragni, A. Umani-Ronchi, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2009351, 2521. [link]

66. "Catalytic Functionalizations of Indoles in a New Dimension"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Eichholzer, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200948, 9608-9644; [Angew. Chem. 2009121, 9786-9824]. [link]

65. "Efficient Guanidine-catalyzed Alkylation of Indoles with Fluoromethyl Ketones in the presence of Water"
M. Bandini,*
 R. Sinisi, Org. Lett. 200911, 2093-2096. [link]

64. "New Electrochemically Generated Polymeric Pd-complexes as Heterogeneous Catalysts for Suzuki Cross-Coupling Reactions"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Pietrangelo, R. Sinisi, A. Umani-Ronchi, M. O. Wolf, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 3554-3561. [link]

63. "p-Activated alcohols: an emerging class of alkylating agents for catalytic Friedel-Crafts reactions"
M. Bandini,*
 M. Tragni, Org. Biomol. Chem., 20097, 1501-1507. [link]



62. "New adaptive chiral thiophene ligands for copper-catalyzed asymmetric reaction"
M. Bandini,*
 S. Cabiddu, E. Cadoni, P. Olivelli, R. Sinisi, A. Umani-Ronchi,* M. Usai, Chirality200921, 239-244. [link]

61. "Ligand-free silver(I)-catalyzed intramolecular Friedel-Crafts alkylation of arenes with allyl-alcohols"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Eichholzer, P. Kotrusz, M. Tragni, S. Troisi, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2009351, 319-324. [link]


60. "Novel blue-emitting bis-cyclometalated Iridium(III) complexes. synthesys, photophysical and electrochemical characterization"
E. Marchi, P. Ceroni,* G. Bergamini, V. Balzani, M. Bandini,* R. Sinisi, A. Umani-Ronchi, Luminescence 200823, 245-247.

59. "A Nonclassical Stereoselective Semi-Synthesis of Drospirenone via Cross-Metathesis Reaction"
M. Bandini,*
 M. Contento, A. Garelli, M. Monari, A. Tolomelli, A. Umani-Ronchi,* E. Andriolo, M. Montorsi, Synthesis, 2008, 3801-3804. [link]

58. "Enantioselective organocatalyzed Henry reaction with fluoromethyl ketones"
M. Bandini,*
 R. Sinisi, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Chem. Commun. 2008, 4360-4362. [link]

57. "Enantioselective phase-transfer catalyzed intramolecular aza-Michael reaction: effective route to pyrazino-indole compounds"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Eichholzer, M. Tragni, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Angew.Chem.Int.Ed. 2008, i, 3238-3241; [Angew. Chem. 2008120, 3282-3285]. [link]

56. "Highly Efficient Molybdenum Catalyzed Intramolecular Allylic Alkylation of Arenes"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Eichholzer, P. Kotrusz, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2008350, 531-536. [link]


55."New chiral diamino-bis(tert-thiophene): effective ligand for Pd and Zn-catalyzed asymmetric transformations"
M. Bandini,*
 M. Melucci, F. Piccinelli, R. Sinisi, S. Tommasi, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Chem. Commun. 2007, 4519-4521. [link]

54. "New Recoverable PEG-Supported Copper Catalyst for Highly Stereocontrolled Nitroaldol Condensation"
M. Bandini,*
 M. Benaglia,* R. Sinisi, S. Tommasi, A. Umani-Ronchi, Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 2151-2153. [link]

53. "An Electropolymerized Pd-containing Thiophene Polymer: A Reusable Supported Catalyst for Cross-coupling Reactions"
V. G. Albano, M. Bandini,* C. Moorlag, F. Piccinelli, A. Pietrangelo, S. Tommasi, A. Umani-Ronchi, M. O. Wolf*, Organometallics200726, 4373-4375. [link]

52. "Practical Aspects in the Gram-scale Synthesis of Chiral Diamino-Bithienyl-DAT Ligand"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Eichholzer, S. Tommasi, A. Umani-Ronchi, Synthesis2007, 1587-1588. [link]

51. "Titanium-Catalyzed Reformatsky-Type Reaction"
L. Sgreccia, M. Bandini, S. Morganti, A. Quintavalla, A. Umani-Ronchi, L. Sgreccia, P.G. Cozzi*, J. Organomet. Chem. 2007692, 3191-3197. [link]

50. "Versatile base-catalyzed route to polycyclic heteroaromatic compounds via intramolecular aza-Michael addition"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Eichholzer, M. Monari, F. Piccinelli, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 2917-1920. [link]

49. "An update on catalytic enantioselective alkylation of indoles"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Eichholzer, A. Umani-Ronchi, Microreview Org. Synth20074, 115-124.

48. "Highly Enantioselective Nitroaldol Reaction Catalyzed by New Chiral Copper Complexes"
M. Bandini,*
 S. Tommasi, F. Piccinelli, A. Umani-Ronchi,* C. Ventrici, Chem. Commun. 2007, 616-618. [link]
Among the Most-cited 20 articles on 2007 in Chem. Commun
Highlighted in Synfacts 20074, 410 [link]

47. "Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Catalytic Activity of Chiral Diamine and Diimine Pd(II)-Complexes"
V.G. Albano,* M. Bandini,* M. Monari, S. Tommasi, F. Piccinelli, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Inorg. Chim. Acta 2007360, 1000-1008. [link]


46. "Phosphinite ligand effects in palladium(II)-catalysed cycloisomerisation of 1,6-dienes: B[3.2.0]DPO ligands exhibit flexible bite angles, an effect derived from conformational changes (exo- or endo-envelope) in the bicyclic ligand scaffold"
I. J. S. Fairlamb,* S. Grant, S. Tommasi, J. M. Lynam, M. Bandini, H. Dong, Z. Lin, A. C. Whitwood, Adv. Synth. Cat. 2006348, 2515-2530. [link]

45. "A Practical Synthetic Route to Functionalized THBCs and Oxygenated Analogous via Intramolecular Friedel-Crafts Reactions"
M. Angeli, M. Bandini,* A. Garelli, F. Piccinelli, S. Tommasi, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Org. Biomol. Chem. 20064, 3291-3296. [link]

44. "New Recoverable Poly(ethylen glycol)-supported C1-DAT Ligands for Pd-Promoted AAA Reactions"
M. Bandini,*
 M. Benaglia, T. Quinto, S. Tommasi, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2006348, 1521-1527. [link]

43. "Synthesis and crystallographic characterization of chiral bis-oxazoline-amides. Fine-tunable ligands for Pd-catalyzed asymmetric alkylations"
V.G. Albano, M. Bandini,* M. Monari, E. Marcucci, F. Piccinelli, A. Umani-Ronchi, J. Org. Chem. 200671, 6451-6458. [link]

42. "Innovative Catalytic Protocols for Ring-Closing Friedel-Crafts-type Alkylations and Alkenylations of Arenes"
M. Bandini,*
 E, Emer, S. Tommasi, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2006, 3527-3544. [link]

41. "Controlling stereochemical outcomes of Pd-catalyzed asymmetric processes by catalyst remote molecular functionalizations"
V.G. Albano, M. Bandini,* M. Melucci, M. Monari, F. Piccinelli, S. Tommasi, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Chem. Eur. J200612, 667-675. [link]

40. "Highly enantioselective synthesis of tetrahydro-b-carbolines and tetrahydro-g-carbolines via Pd-catalyzed intramolecular allylic alkylation"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Melloni, F. Piccinelli, R. Sinisi, S. Tommasi, A. Umani-Ronchi*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006128, 1424-1425. [link]
Highlighted in Synfacts 20064, 348 [link]

39. "Synthesis, Multiphase Characterization and Helicity Control in Chiral DACH-Linked Oligothiophenes"
M. Melucci,* M. Gazzano, G. Barbarella, M. Cavallini, F. Biscarini, F. Piccinelli, M. Monari, M. Bandini, A. Bongini, A. Umani-Ronchi, P. Biscarini, Chem. Eur. J. 200612, 7304-7312. [link]

38. "Chiral boron C2-bis(oxazolines) in asymmetric catalysis. A combined experimental and theoretical study of the catalyzed enantioselective reduction of Ketones promoted by catecholboran"
M. Bandini, A. Bottoni, P.G. Cozzi,* G.P. Miscione,* M. Monari, R. Pierciaccante, A. Umani-Ronchi, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2006, 4596-4608. [link]


37. "Aryl Alkynylation vs. Alkyne Homocoupling: Unprecedented Selectivity Switch in Cu, P and Solvent-Free Heterogeneous Pd-Catalysed Couplings"
M. Bandini, R. L. Alvarez, V. Budarin, D. J. Macquarrie*, Tetrahedron 200561, 9860-9868. [link]

36. "Catalytic enantioselective addition of indoles to aryl-nitroalkenes. Effective route to enantiomerically enriched tryptamine precursor"
M. Bandini,*
 M. Rovinetti, S. Tommasi, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Chirality200517, 522-529. [link]

35. "A journey across recent advances in catalytic and stereoselective alkylation of indoles"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Melloni, S. Tommasi, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Synlett 2005, 1199-1222. [link]

34. "Novel chiral diamino-oligothiophenes (DATs) as valuable ligands in Pd-catalyzed allylic alkylations. On the -primary- role of -secondary-interactions in asymmetric catalysis"
V.G. Albano, M. Bandini,* M. Melucci, M. Monari, S. Tommasi, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Adv. Synth. Cat. 2005347, 1507-1512. [link]


33. "Can simple enones be useful partner for the catalytic stereoselective alkylation of indoles"
M. Bandini,*
 M. Fagioli, M. Garavelli, A. Melloni, V. Trigari, A. Umani-Ronchi*, J. Org. Chem. 200469, 7511-7518. [link]

32. "New versatile Pd-catalyzed alkylation of indoles via nucleophilic allylic substitution. In controlling the regioselectivity"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Melloni, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Org. Lett. 20046, 3199-3202. [link]

31. "Polymer-supported indium Lewis acid: highly versatile catalyst for regio- and stereoselective ring-opening of epoxides"
M. Bandini,*
 M. Faglioli, A. Melloni, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Adv. Synth. Cat. 2004346, 573-578. [link]

30. "A cross metathesis based protocol for the effective synthesis of functionalised allyl bromides and chlorides"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* P. Melchiorre, S. Licciulli, A. Umani-Ronchi, Synthesis2004, 409-414. [link]

29. "Solid acids catalyzed Michael-type conjugate addition of indoles to electron-poor C-C double bonds: towards high atom economy semi-continuous processes"
M. Bandini,*
 M. Fagioli, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Adv. Synth. Cat. 2004346, 545-548. [link]

28. "New catalytic approaches in the enantioselective Friedel-Crafts alkylation reaction"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Melloni, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200443, 550-556; [Angew. Chem. 2004116, 560-566]. [link]

27. "Kinetic resolution of epoxides via C-C bond forming reaction. Highly enantioselective addition of indoles to CisTrans, and Meso aromatic epoxides catalyzed by [Cr(Salen)] complexes"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* P. Melchiorre, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 200443, 84-87; [Angew. Chem. 200411, 83-86]. [link]


26. "Designing new a,b-unsaturated thioesters for the catalytic enantioselective Friedel-Crafts alkylation of indoles"
M. Bandini,*
 A. Melloni, S. Tommasi, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Helv. Chim. Acta 200386, 3753-3763. [link]

25. "New versatile route to the synthesis of tetrahydro-b-carbolines and tetrahydro-pyrano[3,4-b]indoles via intramolecular Michael addition catalyzed by InBr3"
M. Agnusdei, M. Bandini,* A. Melloni, A. Umani-Ronchi*, J. Org. Chem200368, 7126-7129. [link]

24. "Catalytic enantioselective Friedel-Crafts-type conjugate addition of indoles to simple a,b-unsaturated ketones"
M. Bandini,*
 M. Fagioli, P. Melchiorre, A. Melloni, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Tetrahedron Lett. 200344, 5843-5846. [link]

23. "Titanium bis-oxazoline complexes as chiral catalysts for enantioselective hydrosilylation of ketones. A combined experimental and theoretical investigation"
M. Bandini, A. Bottoni,* F. Bernardi, P.G. Cozzi,* G.P. Miscione, A. Umani-Ronchi, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2003, 2972-2984. [link]

22. "A general procedure for the synthesis of 1,3-bis(indolyl) compounds via Michael addition catalyzed by InBr3/TMSCl"
M. Bandini,*
 M. Fagioli, A. Melloni, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Synthesis 2003, 397-402. [link]


21. "A convenient catalytic protocol for the addition of trimethysilyl cyanide to functionalized ketones mediated by InBr3. Insight into the reaction mechanism"
M. Bandini,*
 P.G. Cozzi, A. Garelli, P. Melchiorre, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2002, 3243-3249. [link]

20. "InBr3 catalyzed Friedel-Crafts addition of indoles to chiral aromatic epoxides: a facile route to enantiopure indolyl derivatives"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* P. Melchiorre, A. Umani-Ronchi*, J. Org. Chem. 200267, 5386-5389. [link]

19. "A versatile InBr3 catalysed addition of indoles to a,b-unsaturated-nitro compounds in aqueous media"
M. Bandini,*
 P. Melchiorre, A. Melloni, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Synthesis2002, 1110-1114. [link]

18. "Tandem one-pot InBr3 catalyzed 1,2-1,4 nucleophilic addition to enones. Designing the synthesis of poly-functionalized compounds with atom-efficient processes"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* M. Giacomini, M. Melchiorre, S. Selva, A. Umani-Ronchi*, J. Org. Chem200267, 3700-3704. [link]

17. "[Cr(Salen)] as a -BRIDGE- between asymmetric catalysis, Lewis acids and redox processes"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* A. Umani-Ronchi*, Chem. Commun. 2002, 919-927. [link]


16. "Design of boron bis-oxazoline (B-BOXate) complexes: a new class of stable organometallic catalysts"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* M. Monari, R. Perciaccante, S. Selva, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Chem. Commun. 2001, 1318-1319. [link]

15. "Chemo- and enantioselective catalytic addition of propargyl chloride to aldehyde promoted by [Cr(Salen)] complex"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* P. Melchiorre, R. Tino, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry200112, 1063-1069. [link]

14. "Indium tribromide: highly effective catalyst for the addition of trimethylsilyl cyanide to -hetero-substituted ketones"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* P. Melchiorre, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Tetrahedron Lett200142, 3041-3043. [link]

13. "[Cr(Salen)] catalyzed addition of 1,3-dichloropropene to aromatic aldehydes. A simple access to optically active vinyl epoxides"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* P. Melchiorre, S. Morganti, A, Umani-Ronchi*, Org. Lett. 20013, 1153-1155. [link]



12. "An effective and useful synthesis for enantiomerically pure arylglycinols"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* M. Gazzano, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2001, 1937-1942. [link]

11. "Asymmetric synthesis with privileged ligands"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Pure & Appl. Chem200173, 325-329. [link]

10. "Enantioselective catalytic addition of allyl halides to aldehydes promoted by [Cr(Salen)]: the hidden role played by weak Lewis acids in metallo-Salen promoted reactions"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* A. Umani-Ronchi*, Tetrahedron200157, 835-843. [link]


9. "Salen as chiral activator: anti vs syn switchable diastereoselection in the enantioselective addition of crotyl bromide to aromatic Aldehydes"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* A. Umani-Ronchi*, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 200039, 2327-2330; [Angew. Chem2000112, 2417-2420]. [link]

8. "Zinc triflate-bis-oxazoline complexes as chiral catalyst: enantioselective reduction of a-alcoxy-ketones with catecholborane"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* M. de Angelis, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Tetrahedron Lett. 200041, 1601-1605. [link]

7. "The first catalytic enantioselective Nozaki-Hiyama reaction"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* A. Umani-Ronchi*, Polyhedron 2000, 537-539. [link]

6. "Synthesis and characterization of new optically pure 7,7'-disubstituted 2,2'-dihydroxy-1,1'-binaphthyls: useful ligands for the asymmetric allylation reaction of aldehydes"
M. Bandini, S. Casolari, P.G. Cozzi,* G. Proni, E. Schmohel, G.P. Spada, E. Tagliavini, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Eur. J. Org. Chem2000, 491-497. [link]


5. "The first catalytic enantioselective Nozaki-Hiyama reaction"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* P. Melchiorre, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 199938, 3357-3359, [Angew. Chem. 1999111, 3558-3561]. [link]
Selected as a 'VIP' article by the Editor of ACIE.

4. “Asymmetric synthesis with -Privileged ligands-. The challenge to realize the synthesis of enantiomeric pure compounds on industrial scale”
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* A. Umani-Ronchi*, La Chimica e l’Industria199981, 201-211.

3. "Diastereoselective addition of higher order cuprates and zinc-copper reagents to imines derived from (S)-1-phenylethylamine"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* A. Umani-Ronchi,* M. Villa, Tetrahedron199955, 8103-8110. [link]

2. "Highly diastereoselective pinacol coupling of aldehydes catalyzed by titanium-Schiff bases complexes"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* S. Morganti, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Tetrahedron Lett. 199940, 1997-2000. [link]

1. "Enantioselective reduction of ketones with triethoxysilane catalyzed by chiral bis-oxazoline titanium complexes"
M. Bandini, P.G. Cozzi,* L. Negro, A. Umani-Ronchi*, Chem.Commun. 1999, 39-40. [link]