Read High-Impact Research from The Journal of Organic Chemistry

The Journal of Organic Chemistry (JOC) welcomes original contributions of fundamental research in all branches of the theory and practice of organic chemistry.

Explore a selection of the journal’s most-cited articles, including reviews, original research, and special issues covering topical subjects.

From the Special Issue on Photocatalysis

  • Photoredox Catalysis in Organic Chemistry
    J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81 (16), pp 6898–6926
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b01449
  • Recent Progress in Visible-Light Photoredox-Catalyzed Intermolecular 1,2-Difunctionalization of Double Bonds via an ATRA-Type Mechanism
    J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81 (16), pp 6945–6952
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b01058

From the Special Issue on Heterocycles

  • Emerging Roles of in Situ Generated Quinone Methides in Metal-Free Catalysis
    J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81 (21), pp 10145–10153
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b01367
  • The Modern Face of Synthetic Heterocyclic Chemistry
    J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81 (21), pp 10109–10125
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02034

Perspectives & JOCSynopsis

Making the Least Reactive Electrophile the First in Class: Domino Electrophilic Activation of Amides
J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81 (11), pp 4421–4428
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00675

Altering Product Selectivity by Mechanochemistry
J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82 (8), pp 4007–4019
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02887

Recent Developments in Amide Synthesis Using Nonactivated Starting Materials
J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81 (23), pp 11548–11555
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02358

Research Articles

Copper-Catalyzed Regioselective C–H Sulfonylation of 8-Aminoquinolines
J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81 (3), pp 946–955
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b02509

Recognizing the Limited Applicability of Job Plots in Studying Host–Guest Interactions in Supramolecular Chemistry
J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81 (5), pp 1746–1756
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b02909

N-Trifluoromethylthio-dibenzenesulfonimide: A Shelf-Stable, Broadly Applicable Electrophilic Trifluoromethylthiolating Reagent
J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81 (17), pp 7486–7509
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b01178

Special Issues

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