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162. González-Muñoz, D.; Martín-Somer, A.; StroblSilvia, K.; Cabrera, S.; De Pablo, P. J.; Díaz-Tendero, S.; Blanco, M.*; Alemán, J.* Enhancing Visible-Light Photocatalysis via Endohedral Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Organic Dyes ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 10.1021/acsami.1c04679 (Impact factor=8.76).

161.       Cuéllar, E.; Diez-Varga, A.; Torroba, T.; Domingo-Legarda, P.; Alemán, J.; Cabrera, S.; Martín-Alvarez, J. M.; Miguel, D.; Villafañe, F.* Luminescent cis-Bis(bipyridyl)ruthenium(II) Complexes with 1,2-Azolylamidino Ligands: Photophysical, Electrochemical Studies, and Photocatalytic Oxidation of Thioethers, Inorganic Chemistry, 2021, DOI: acs.inorgchem.0c03389 (Impact factor= 4.89).

160.     Martínez-Gualda, A. M.; Domingo-Lagarda, P.; Rigotti, T.; Díaz-Tendero, S.; Fraile, A.; Alemán,* J. Asymmetric [2+2] Photocycloaddition via Charge Transfer Complex for the Synthesis of Tricyclic Chiral Ethers Chem. Commun 2021, 47, 3046 (Impact factor= 6.0).

159. Rodriguez, R.; Mollari, L.; Alemán, J.* A Light Driven Enantioselective Synthesis of Pyrroline Derivatives via Radical/Polar Cascade Reaction, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, Early view (Impact factor= 13.0).

158. Jesús Cabrera, M.; Cembellín, S.; Halima-Salem, A.; Berton, M.; Marzo, L.; Miloudi, A.; Maestro, M. C.; Alemán, J.* Metal-Free Visible Light-Promoted Synthesis of Isothiazoles: a Catalytic Approach for N−S Bond Formation from Iminyl Radicals under Batch and Flow Conditions Green Chemistry, 2020, 22, 6792 (Impact factor= 9.4).

157. Rios, I. C.;Paulo-Corderio, J.; Parent, E. J. S.; Quintella, S. A.; Alemán, J. Cavalcante, C. L.; Luna, M.; Biodegradable base stock oils obtained from ricinoleic acid using C8 alcohols and process integration into a biodiesel industry Biomass conversion and Biorefinery, 2020, ASAP (Impact factor= 2.1).

156. González-Muñoz, D.; Nova-Fernández, J. L.; Martinelli, A.; Pascual-Coca, G.; Cabrera, S.;* Alemán, J.* Visible Light Photocatalytic Synthesis of Tetrahydroquinolines under Batch and Flow Conditions  Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2020, 5995. Invitation to the YourJOC Talents Special Collection (Impact factor= 2.9).

155. Salaverri, N.; Mas-Ballesté, R.; Marzo, L.*; Alemán, J.* Visible Light Mediated photocatalytic [2+2] Cycloaddition/Ring-Opening Rearomatization Cascade of Electron-Deficient Azaarenes and Vinylarenes, Communications Chemistry, 2020, 3, 132 (Impact factor=n.d.).

154. Rigotti, T.; Alemán, J.* Visible Light Photocatalysis – from Racemic to Asymmetric Activation Strategies, Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 11169. Highlighted as Feature article (Impact factor= 6.0).

153. López-Magano, A.; Jiménez-Almarza, A.; Alemán, A.;* Mas-Ballesté, R.* Metal–Organic Frameworks (MOFs) and Covalent Organic Frameworks (COFs) Applied to Photocatalytic Organic Transformations. Catalysis, 2020, 10, 720. Highlighted as cover picture (Impact factor= 3.5).

152. Domingo-Legarda, P.; Casado-Sánchez, A.; Marzo, Marzo, L.; Alemán, J.*; Cabrera, S.* Photocatalytic Water Soluble Cationic Platinum(II) Complexes bearing Quinolinate and Phosphine Ligands, Inorganic Chemistry, 2020, 19, 13845 (Impact factor= 4.8).


151. Garrido-Castro, A.; Maestro, M. C.;* Alemán, J.* Alpha-Functionalization of Imines via Visible Light Photoredox Catalysis 2020, 10, 562 (Impact factor= 3.5) (Invitation).


150. Ruiz del Árbol, N.; Sánchez-Sánchez, C.; Otero-Irurueta, G.; Martínez, J. I.; de Andrés, P. L.; Gómez-Herrero, A. C.; Merino, P.; Piantek, M.; Serrate, D.; Lacovig, P.; Lizzit, S.; Alemán, J.; Ellis, G.;López, M. F.; Martín-Gago, J. A.* On-Surface Driven Formal Michael Addition Produces m- Polyaniline Oligomers on Pt(111). Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.202009863 (Impact factor= 13.0). 

​149. Moya, A.; Creus, J.; Romero, N.; Alemán, J.; Solans-Monfort, X.; Philippot, K.; García-Antón, J.; Sala, X.;* Mas-Ballesté, R.* Organocatalytic vs Ru-based Electrochemical Hydrogenation of Nitrobenzene in Competition with Hydrogen Evolution Reaction Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 6446 (Impact factor= 4.05).

148. López-Magano, A.; Platero-Pratsa, A. E.; Cabrera, S.;* Mas-Ballestéa, R.;* Alemán, J.* Incorporation of photocatalytic Pt(II) complexes into imine-based layered covalent organic frameworks (COFs) through monomer truncation strategy Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2020, 272, 119027 (Impact factor= 14.22).

147. Sicignano, M.; Rodríguez, R.; Capaccio, V.; Borello, F.; Cano, R.; De Riccardis, F.; Bernardi, L.; Díaz-Tendero, S.; Della Sala, G.;* Alemán, J.* Asymmetric trifluoromethylthiolation ofazlactones under chiral phase transfer catalysis. Org. Biomol Chem, 2020, 18, 2914 (Impact factor= 3.56).

146. Broto-Ribas, A.; Vignatti, C.; Jimenez-Almarza, A.; Luis-Barrera, J.; Dolatkhah, Z.; Gándara, F.; Imaz, I.;* Mas-Ballesté, R.;* Alemán, J.;* Maspoch, D.* Heterogeneous catalysts with programmable topologies generated by reticulation of organocatalysts into metal-organic frameworks: The case of squaramide. Nanoresearch 2020, accepted (Impact factor= 7.994).

145. Garrido-Castro, A. F.; Gini, A.; Maestro, M. C.; Alemán,* J. Unlocking the direct photocatalytic difluoromethylation of C=N bonds Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 3769 (Impact factor= 6.12).

144. Mallón, L.; Romero, N.; Jiménez, A.; Martín Morales, E.; Alemán, J.; Mas-Ballesté, R.; Bofill, R.; Philippot, K.; García-Antón, J.; Sala, X.* The role of catalyst–support interactions in oxygen evolution anodes based on Co(OH)2 nanoparticles and carbon microfibers Catalysis Science and Technology, 2020, 10, 4513 (Impact factor= 5.73).

143. Enantioselective Aminocatalytic [2 + 2] Cycloaddition through Visible Light Excitation Thomas Rigotti, Rubén Mas-Ballesté, and José Alemán* ACS Catalysis, 2020, 10, 5335 (Impact factor= 12.20).

142. Rodríguez, R. I.; Rosado-Abón, A.; Sánchez-Obregón, R.; Yuste, F.; Alemán, J.* Stereocontrolled Addition of Scrambling ortho-Sulfinyl Carbanions: Easy Access to Homopropargylamines and α‑Allenylamines Org.Lett. 2020, 22, 2431 (Impact factor= 6.55).

141. Rigotti, T.; Asenjo-Pascual, J.; Martín-Somer, A.; Milán Rois, P.; Cordani, M.; Díaz-Tendero, S.;Somoza, A.; Fraile, A.*; Alemán, J.* Boron Dipyrromethene (BODIPY) as Electron-Withdrawing Group in Asymmetric Copper-Catalyzed [3+2] Cycloadditions for the Synthesis of Pyrrolidine-Based Biological Sensors, Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis2020, 362, 1345 (Impact factor=  5.41).

140. Capaccio, V.; Sicignano, M.; Rodriguez, R.; Della Sala, G.*; Alemán, J.* Asymmetric Synthesis of α-Trifluoromethylthio-β-Amino Acids under Phase Transfer Catalysis, Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 219 (Impact factor= 6.55). Article highlighted in SYNFACTS Contributors: Hisashi Yamamoto, Wataru Muramatsu Synfacts 2020, 16, 0478.

139. Alicia Moya, Marta Pérez-Illana, Mercedes Hernando-Pérez, Carmen San Martín, Julio Gómez-Herrero, José Alemán,* Rubén Mas-Ballesté,*  Pedro J. de Pablo* Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube Covalently Coated by Imine-based Porous Organic Polymers: Exploring Structure-Property Relationships through Nanomechanics, Nanoscale, 2020, 12, 1128 (Impact factor= 6.97).

138. Laina-Martín, V.; Pérez, I.; Fernández-Salas, J. A.; Alemán, J.* Nucleophilic Halo-Michael Addition under Lewis-Base Activation, Chem. Commun. 201955, 12936.

137. Luis-Barrerra, J.; Cano, R.; Imani-Shakibaei, G.; Heras-Domingo, J.; Pérez-Carvajal, J.; Imaz, I.; Maspoch, D.; Solans-Monfort, X.; Alemán, J.;* Mas-Ballesté, R. * Switching acidic and basic catalysis in a three-dimensional covalent imine structure through supramolecular functionalization Catalysis Science and Technology, 2019, 9, 6007.

136. Casado-Sánchez, A.; Domingo-Legarda, P.; Cabrera, S.*; Alemán, J.* Visible Light Photocatalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Pyrrolo[1,2-a]indoles via Intermolecular [3+2] Cycloaddition, Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 11303.

135. Jorge Humbrías-Martín, M. Carmen Pérez-Aguilar, Rubén Mas-Ballesté, Antonella Dentoni Litta, Alessandra Lattanzi, Giorgio Della Sala, Jose A. Fernández-Salas, José Alemán Enantioselective Conjugate Azidation of α,β-Unsaturated Ketones under Bifunctional Organocatalysis by Direct Activation of TMSN3, Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis 2019, 361, 4790.

134. Carmen G. López-Calixto, Silvia Cabrera, Raúl Pérez-Ruiz, Mariam Barawi, José Alemán, Víctor A. de la Peña O´Shea, and Marta Liras Conjugated porous polymer based on BOPHY dyes as photocatalyst under visible light Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 2019, 258, 117933.


133. Alicia Jiménez-Almarza, Alberto López-Magano, Leyre Marzo, Silvia Cabrera, Rubén Mas-Ballesté and José Alemán Intrinsic Photocatalytic Activity of Imine-Based Covalent Organic Frameworks for Selective Sulfoxidation Processes, Chem. Cat. Chem. 2019, 11, 4916. This article was among the top 10% most downloaded papers in 2019-2020 in ChemCatChem.

132. Garrido-Castro, A. F.; Salaverri, N.; Maestro, M. C., Alemán, J.* Intramolecular Homolytic Substitution Enabled by Photoredox Catalysis – Sulfur, Phosphorus and Silicon Heterocycle Synthesis from Aryl Halides. Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 5295.


131. Andrea Gini, Thomas Rigotti, Raúl Pérez-Ruiz, Mustafa Uyugur, Rubén Mas-Ballesté, Inés Corral, Lara Martínez-Fernández, Victor A. de la Peña O'Shea, Olga García Mancheño and José Alemán Mesityl or Imide Acridinium PhotoCatalysts: Accessible or not Accessible Charge-Transfer State in Photoredox Catalysis, Chem. Photo. Chem. 2019, 3, 609.

130. Antonio Casado-Sánchez, Mustafa Uygur, Daniel González-Muñoz, Fernando Aguilar-Galindo, Jose Luis Nova-Fernández, Judith Arranz-Plaza, Sergio Díaz-Tendero, Silvia Cabrera, Olga García Mancheño, and José Alemán Enhancing the Activity of Pt(II) Photocatalyst Using 8-Mercaptoquinoline as Ligand: Reactions and Mechanistic Insights J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 6437.

129. Martínez-Gualda, A. M.; Cano, R.; Marzo, L.; Pérez-Ruiz, R.; Luis-Barrera, J.; Mas-Ballesté, R.; Fraile, A.; A. de la Peña O'Shea, V.; Alemán, J.*Photocatalytic Allylation Reaction: Chromoselective Access to Z-or E- Allylated Amines, Ethers and Heterocycles, Nat. Commun. 2019, 10, 2634. Highlighted in https://www.madrimasd.org/notiweb/noticias/luz-como-fuente-activacion-en-procesos-quimicos


128. Daniel González-Muñoz,a Antonio Casado-Sánchez,a Isabel del Hierro,b Santiago Gómez-Ruiz,*b Silvia Cabrera,*c,d and José Alemán* Size-Selective Mesoporous Silica-based Pt(II) Complex as Efficient and Highly Reusable Photocatalytic Material Journal of Catalysis 2019, 373, 374.

127.Fernando Aguilar-Galindo, Ana María Tuñón, Alberto Fraile, José Alemán, Sergio Díaz-Tendero Role of Intramolecular Hydrogen Bonds and Electron Withdrawing Groups in the Acidity of Aldimines and Ketimines: a Density Functional Theory Study, Theoretical Chemistry Accounts, 2019, , 138, 49.



126. Guerrero-Corella, A.; Asenjo-Pascual, J.; Janardan Pawar, T.; Díaz-Tendero, S.; Martín-Sómer, A.; Villegas Gómez, C.; Belmonte-Vázquez, J. L.; Ramírez-Ornelas, D. E.; Peña-Cabrera, E.; Fraile, A.; Cruz Cruz,* D.; Alemán,* J. BODIPY as Electron Withdrawing Group for the Activation of Double Bonds in Asymmetric Cycloaddition Reactions, Chemical Science 2019, 10, 4346. OPEN ACCESS.

125. Somer, A.; Arpa, E. M.; Díaz-Tendero, S.; Alemán, J.; A DFT Study of Intramolecular Hydrogen Bond Activation of Aza-Methylene Imines in Hydrogen Bond Bifunctional Catalysis, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2019, 574. Invitation to a special issue in Organic Reaction Mechanisms by Prof. Professor Peter R. Schreiner and Burkhard König.

124. Carolina Ruiz, M.; Resasco, A.; Di Virgilio, A. L.; Ayala, M.; Cavaco, I.; Cabrera, S.; Aleman, J.; Esteban León, I.  In vitro and in vivo anticancer effects of two quinoline-platinum(II) complexes on human osteosarcoma model, Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology 2019, 83, 681–692.

123. Rodríguez, R. I.; Ramírez, E.; Fernández-Salas, J. A.; Sánchez-Obregón, R.; Yuste, F.; Alemán, J. Asymmetric [2,3]-Wittig Rearrangement: Synthesis of Homoallylic, Allenylic and Enynyl α-Benzyl Alcohols, Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 8047. 

122. Víctor Laina-Martín, Roberto del Río-Rodríguez, Sergio Díaz-Tendero, Jose A. Fernández-Salas, and José Alemán Asymmetric Synthesis of Rauhut−Currier type esters via Mukaiyama-Michael Reaction to Acylphosphonates under Bifunctional Catalysis Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 13941. Highlighted as InsideCover. OPEN ACCESS.

121. Vignatti, C:; Luis-Barrera, J.; Guillerm, V.; Imaz, I.; Mas-Ballesté, R.; Alemán, J.; Maspoch, D. Squaramide-IRMOF-16 Analogue for Catalysis of Solvent-Free, Epoxide Ring-Opening Tandem and Multicomponent Reactions Chem.Cat.Chem2018, 10, 3995. OPEN ACCESS.

120. Gini, A.; Uygur, M.; Rigotti, T.; Alemán, J.*; García Mancheño, O.* Novel Oxidative Ugi‐Reaction for the Synthesis of Highly Active Visible Light Imide‐Acridinium OrganoPhotocatalysts Chem. Eur. J.  2018, 24, 12509. Highlighted by Timothy M. Swager, Monika Stolar, Synfacts 2018, 14, 1133.

119. Rigotti, T.; Casado-Sánchez, A.; Cabrera, S.; Pérez-Ruiz, R.; Liras, M.; A. de la Peña O'Shea, V.; Alemán, J.* A Bifunctional Photo-Aminocatalyst for the Alkylation of Aldehydes: Design, Analysis and Mechanistic Studies. ACS-Catalysis, 2018, 8, 5928. Highlighted by B. List in Synfacts, 2018, 984.

118. Frías, M.; Cieślik, W.; Fraile, A.; Rosado-Abón, A.; Garrido-Castro, A. F.; Yuste, F.*; Alemán, J.* Development and Application of Asymmetric Organocatalytic Mukaiyama and Vinylogous-Mukaiyama-Type Reactions. Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 10906. Highlighed as Frontpieze.

117. Choubane, H.; Garrido-Castro, A. F.; Alvarado, C.; Guerrero-Corella, A.; Daaou, M.; Maestro, C.; Fraile, A.; Martín-Somer, A.; Diaz Tendero, S.; Alemán, J.* Intramolecular hydrogen-bond activation for the addition of nucleophilic imines: 2-hydroxybenzophenone as a chemical auxiliary Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 3399.

116. Guerrero-Corella, A.; Esteban, F.; Iniesta, M.; Martín-Somer, A.; Parra, M.; Díaz-Tendero, S.; Fraile, A.; Alemán, J.* 2-Hydroxybenzophenone as Chemical Auxiliary for the Activation of Ketiminoesters in the Highly Enantioselective Addition to Nitroalkenes under Bifunctional Catalysis, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 5350. OPEN ACCESS.

115. Víctor Laina-Martín, Jorge Humbrías-Martín, Jose A. Fernández-Salas, and José Alemán Asymmetric Vinylogous Mukaiyama Aldol Reaction of Isatins under Bifunctional Organocatalysis: Synthesis of Substituted 3-Hydroxy-2-Oxindoles, Chem. Commun. 2018, 2018, 54, 2781.

114. A. Garrido-Castro, M. Maestro, J. Alemán, Asymmetric Induction in Photocatalysis – Discovering a New Side to Light-Driven Chemistry Tetrahedron Letters 2018, 59, 1286. Digest Article, Invitation by Prof. M. Christmann.

113.  Octavio Gonzalez-del Moral, Arnau Call, Federico Franco, Alicia Moya, Jose Antonio Nieto-Rodríguez, María Frias, Jose L. G. Fierro, Miquel Costas, Julio Lloret-Fillol, José Alemán, and Rubén Mas-Ballesté Bioinspired Electro-Organocatalytic Material Efficient for Hydrogen Production Chem. Eur. J.  2018, 24, 3305.

112.  Ricardo I. Rodríguez, Elsie Ramírez, Francisco Yuste, Rubén Sánchez-Obregón and José Alemán Asymmetric Synthesis of Secondary and Tertiary Propargylic Alcohols by Umpolung of Acetylenic Sulfones and Ortho-Sulfinyl Carbanions, J. Org. Chem. 2018, 83, 1940.

111. María Frías, A. Carrasco, A. Fraile, J. Alemán. A General Asymmetric Formal Synthesis of Aza-Baylis-Hillman Type Products under Bifunctional Catalysis Chem. Eur. J. 2018,  24, 3117. Highlighted as cover picture. 

110. Francisco Esteban, Wioleta Cieślik, Enrique M. Arpa, Andrea Guerrero, Sergio Díaz Tendero, Josefina Perles, José A. Fernández-Salas, Alberto Fraile and José Alemán Intramolecular Hydrogen Bond Activation: Organocatalytic Enantioselective 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition of mono-Activated Azomethine Ylides with Nitroalkenes. 2017, ACS Catal. 2018, 8, 1884. OPEN ACCESS.

109. Andrea Guerrero-Corella, Ana María Martinez, Fereshteh Ahmadi, Enrique Ming, Alberto Fraile and José Alemán Thiol-Ene/Oxidation Tandem Reaction under Visible Light Photocatalysis: Synthesis of Alkyl Sulfoxides Chem. Commun, 2017, 53, 10463. OPEN ACCESS.

108. Alberto F. Garrido-Castro, Houcine Choubane, Mortada Daaou, M. Carmen Maestro* and José Alemán* Asymmetric Radical Alkylation of N-Sulfinimines under Visible Light Photocatalytic Conditions Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 7764. OPEN ACCESS.

107.  Javier Luis-Barrera, Victor Laina-Martín, Thomas Rigotti, Francesca Peccati, Xavier Solans-Monfort, Mariona Sodupe, Rubén Mas-Ballesté, Marta Liras,  José Alemán. Visible Light Photocatalytic Intramolecular Cyclopropane Ring Expansion, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 7826. OPEN ACCESS.

106.  Casado-Sánchez, A.; Martín-Santos, C.; Padrón, J. M.; Mas-Ballesté, R.; Navarro-Ranninger, C.; Cabrera, S.; Alemán, J. Effect of Electronic and Steric Properties of 8-Substituted Quinolines in Gold(III) Complexes: Synthesis, Electrochemistry, Stability, Interactions and Antiproliferative Studies. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2017, 174. 111.

105.  Esteban, F.; Boughani, L.; García Ruano, J. L.; Fraile, A.; Alemán, J. “Anti-Michael Addition” of Grignard Reagents to Sulfonylacetylenes: Synthesis of Alkynes. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017,  15, 3901 - 3908. OPEN ACCESS. 

104.  Agudo-López, A.; Prieto-García, E.; Alemán, J.; Pérez, C.; Díaz-García, V.; Parrilla-Rubio, L.; Cabrera, S.; Navarro-Ranninger, C.; Cortés-Funes, H.; López-Martín, J. A.;Agulló Ortuño, M. T. Mechanistic added value of a trans-Sulfonamide-Platinum-Complex in human melanoma cell lines and synergism with cis-Platin. Molecular Cancer 2017, 16:45. DOI: 10.1186/s12943-017-0618-7. OPEN ACCESS. 

103.  Mas-Ballesté, Rubén; Gonzalez, O.; Alemán, J. Procedimiento electroquímico para la generación de hidrógeno. 2017. Patente nacional: P13874ES00.

102.  Frias, M.; Más-Balleste, R.; Arias, S.; Alvarado, C.; Alemán, J.* Asymmetric Synthesis of Rauhut-Currier Adducts by an Asymmetric Frustrated Vinylogous Mukaiyama Reaction J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 672. OPEN ACCESS. Higlighted by B. List in Synfacts, 2017, 13, 0137.

101.  Gini, A.; Bamberger, J.; Luis-Barrera, J.; Zurro, M.; Mas-Ballesté, R.; Alemán, J.* García Mancheño, O.* Synthesis of 3-Benzazepines by Metal-free Oxidative C–H Bond Functionalization–Ring Expansion Tandem Reaction. Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis, 2016, 358, 4049.

100.  Marzo, L.; Luis-Barrera, J.; Mas-Ballesté, R.; García Ruano, J. L.; Alemán, J.* Stereodivergent Aminocatalytic Synthesis of Z and E Trisubstituted Double Bonds from Alkynals Chem. Eur. J, 2016, 46, 16467. Highlighted as cover picture and VIP article. 

99.  Marcos, V.; Alemán, J.* Old Tricks, New Dogs: Organocatalytic Dienamine Catalysis of a,b-Unsaturated Aldehydes Chem. Sov. Rev. 2016, 45, 6812.  OPEN ACCESS.

98.  Valderas, C.; Marzo, L.; de la Torre, M. C.; García Ruano, J. L.; Alemán, J.* Casarrubios, L. Sierra, M. A.* Mono- and Bimetallic Alkynyl Metallocenes and Half-Sandwich Complexes: A Simple and Versatile Synthetic Approach Chem. Eur. J, 2016, 24, 15645.

97.  Arpa, E. M.; Frías, M.; Alvarado, C.; Alemán*, J.; Díaz-Tendero*, S. Weakly Bounded Intermediates as a Previous Step Towards Highly-Enantioselective Iminium Type Additions of beta-Keto-Sulfoxides and –Sulfones, J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2016, 423, 308.

96.  Casado, A.; Gómez, R.; Tato, F.; Soriano, F. J.; Cabrera, S.; Alemán, J.* Pt(II) Coordination Complexes as Visible Light Photocatalysts for the Oxidation of Sulfides in Batch and Flow Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 9137. OPEN ACCESS.

95.  Izquierdo, C.; Esteban, F.; García Ruano, J. L.; Fraile, A.; Alemán, J. Asymmetric Synthesis of 1,2-Diamines bearing Tetrasubstituted Centers from Nonstabilized Azomethine Ylides and N-Sulfinylketimines under Brønsted Acid Catalysis Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 92.

94.  Martín Santos, C.; Michelucci, E.; Marzo, T.; Mesori, L.; Szumlas, P.; Bednarski, P. J.; Mas-Ballesté, R.; Navarro Ranninger, C.; Cabrera, S.; Alemán, J.* Gold(III) complexes with hydroxyquinoline, aminoquinoline and quinoline ligands: Synthesis, cytotoxicity, DNA and protein binding studies J. Inorg. Biochem. 2015, 152, 339. Most Downloaded Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry Articles in 2016.

93.   Luis-Barrera, J.; Mas-Balleste, R.; Alemán, J.* One-Pot Asymmetric Synthesis of Cyclopropanes with Quaternary Centers Starting from Bromonitroalkenes under Aminocatalytic Conditions Chem. Plus. Chem. 2015, 80, 1595.

92.  Fraile, F.; Alemán, J.* Inter- and Intra-molecular Dienamine Organocatalytic Strategies for the Synthesis of Tetrahydroisoquinolines and Tricyclic Derivatives via [3+2] and [4+2] Cycloadditions, Synlett, 2015, 14, 1940. Invited Account by Prof. K. Peter C. Vollhardt.

91.  Stopka, T.; Marzo, L.; Zurro, M.; Janich, S.; Würthwein, E.-U.; Daniliuc, C. G.; Alemán,* J.; García Mancheño*, O. Oxidative C-H Bond Functionalization-Ring Expansion Reaction with TMSCHN2: A Novel Cu(I)-Catalyzed Approach to Dibenzoxe- and Dibenzoazepines Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 5049.

90.  Frías, M.; Padrón, J. M.; Alemán, J.* Dienamine and Friedel-Crafts Reaction One pot Synthesis and Antitumor Evaluation of Diheteroarylalkanals Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 8237.

89.  Pérez, I.; Yuste, F.; Sánchez-Obregón, R.; Toscano, R. A.; Alemán, J.; Marzo, L.; Martin Castro, A. M.; Alonso, I.; García Ruano, J. L.* Synthesis of Enantiopure 1,5-Enynes and 1,5-Diynes with Propargylic Quaternary Centers, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 3314.

88.  Multicomponent Reactions: Concepts and Applications for Design and Synthesis”, Edited by Raquel Herrera and Eugenia Marquez Lopez.  José Alemán, Silvia Cabrera and Cuauhtémoc Alvarado. Chapter 7, pages: 247-283. Recent Advances in the Ugi Multicomponent, 2015. Ed. Willey.

87.  Marzo, L.; Pérez, I.; Yuste, F.; Alemán,* J.; García Ruano*, J. L. A Straightforward Alkynylation of Li and Mg Metalated Heterocycles with Sulfonylacetylenes Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 346.

86.  Izquierdo , C.; Esteban , F.; Parra, A.; Alfaro, R.; Alemán *, J.; Fraile *, A.; García Ruano, J. L. Control of the Dual Reactivity (Iminium-Dienamine) of β-Arylmethyl α,β-Unsaturated Aldehydes in Organocatalytic 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions with N-Benzoyl C,N-Cyclic Azomethine Imines, J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 10417.

85.  Fraile, A.; Parra, A.; Tortosa, M.; Alemán, J.* Alkynals, Alkynones, Propiolates and Electron-Deficient Alkynes in Organocatalysis Tetrahedron 2014, 70, 9145 (Revision about alkynes in organocatalysis by invitation of Prof. Matthias Christmann.)

84.  Martín-Santos, C.; Jarava-Barrera, C.; del Pozo, S.; Parra, A.; Díaz-Tendero, S.; Mas-Ballesté, R.; Cabrera, S.; Alemán, J.* A Highly Enantioselective Construction of Tricyclic Derivatives via Desymmetrization of Cyclohexadienones. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.  2014, 53, 8184. HIGHLIGHTED IN Synfacts 2014, 10, 978 by B. List, L. Liu.

83.  Pérez, C.; Vanesa Díaz-García, C.; Agudo-López, A.; del Solar, V.; Cabrera, S.; Agulló-Ortuño, M. T.; Navarro-Ranninger, C.; Alemán, J.*; López-Martín, J. A.* Progress in the Discovery and in the in Vitro Evaluation of trans-Sulfonamide Platinum Complexes: Cytotoxicity and Early Pharmacodynamics. Eur. J. Med. Chem. 2014. 76, 360.

82.  Esteban, F.; Alfaro, R.; Yuste, F.; Parra, A.; García Ruano, J. L.*; Alemán, J.* [8+2] Formal Cycloaddition Reaction of Tropones with Azlactones under Brønsted Acid Catalysis and Synthesis of a-(2-Tropyl) a-Alkyl a-Aminoacids. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 1395.

81.  Lithium Compounds in Organic Synthesis: ”Sulfur-bearing Lithium Compounds in Modern Synthesis”, Edited by Vito Capriati and Renzo Luisi. Chapter 8., pages 225-270.  José Luis García Ruano, Alejandro Parra, José Alemán, 2014. Ed. Willey.

80.  García Ruano, J. L.; Alemán, J.*; Parra, A.; Marzo, L. Sulfonyl Acetylenes as Alkynylating Reagents under Radical or Anionic Conditions, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 1577.

79.   Izquierdo, C.; Luis-Barrera, Alberto Fraile, José Alemán* 1,4-Michael additions of cyclic β-keto esters catalyzed by DNA in aqueous media. Catalysis Communications, 2014, 44, 10.

78.  del Solar, V.; Quinones-Lombrana, A.; Cabrera, S.; Padrón, J. M.; Rios-Luci, C.; Alvarez-Valdes, A.; Navarro-Ranninger, C.; Alemán, J.* Expanding the synthesis of new trans-sulfonamide platinum complexes: Cytotoxicity, SAR, fluorescent cell assays and stability studies, J. Inorg. Biochem2013, 127, 128.

77.  Martín Santos, C.; Cabrera, S.*, Padrón, J.; López Solera, I.; Quiroga, A.; Medrano, M. A.; Navarro Ranninger, C.; Alemán, J.* Novel Clioquinol and PBT2 Platinum Complexes: Importance and Role of the Halogen Substitution, Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 13343.

76.  Alfaro, R.; Parra, A.; Alemán, J.; Tortosa, M.* “New Methods in Organic Synthesis via Copper-Catalyzed Borylation Reactions: Stereoselective Synthesis of 1,4-Diols and Vinylboronates” Synlett, 2013, 24, 804.

75.   Marzo, L.; Alemán, J.* and García Ruano, J. L.* Arylsulfonylacetylenes as Alkynylating Reagents, Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and the Related Elements 2013, 188, 403.

74.  Marzo, L.; Parra, A.; Frías, M.; Alemán, J.*; García Ruano, J. L.* Synthesis of Alkyl-Ynol-Ethers by “Anti-Michael Addition” of Metal Alkoxides to b-Substituted Alkynylsulfones Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 4405.

73.  Stereoselective Organocatalysis : From C-C to C-heteroatom bond formation], Edited by Ramón Rios. Chapter 12. C-O bond formation José Alemán,* Mariola Tortosa 2013, pages. 433-463.

72.  Jarava-Barrera, C.; Esteban, F.; Navarro-Ranninger, C.; Parra, A.;  Alemán, J.*  Asymmetric synthesis of trans-dihydroaryl furans in a Friedel-Crafts/substitution domino reaction under squaramide catalysis Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 2001. Highlighted as cover picture.

71.  Alemán, J.;* Cabrera, S.* Applications of Asymmetric Organocatalysis in Medicinal Chemistry Chem. Soc. Rev., 2013, 42, 774.

70.  Reboredo, S.; Parra, A.; Alemán, J.* Trienamines: Their Key Role in Extended Organocatalysis Asymmetric Organocatalysis, 2013, 24-31 (DOI: 10.2478/asorg-2013-0001). 

69.  Agudo-López, A.; Perez, C.; Diaz-García, C. V.; del Solar, V.; Alemán, J.; Agullo-Ortuño, M. T.; Cortes-Funes, H.; Navarro-Ranninger, Mechanistic Differences between a new platinum(II) mono´-sulfonoamide and cisplatin in melanoma cell lines, Proccedings BooK, Eur. J. Cancer 2012, n48, Poster, 186.

68.  Alfaro, Ricardo; Parra, Alejandro; Alemán, José; García Ruano, José Luis; Tortosa, Mariola* Copper(I)-Catalyzed Formal Methylboration of Alkynes: Synthesis of Tri- and Tetrasubstituted Vinylboronates J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 15165.

67.  Alejandro Parra,* Silvia Reboredo, José Alemán* Asymmetric Synthesis of Cyclobutanes by a Formal [2+2] Cycloaddition controlled by Dienamine Catalysis." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 9734.

66.  Parra, A.; Alfaro, R.; Marzo, L.; Moreno-Carrasco, García Ruano, J. L., José Alemán*  Enantioselective aza-Henry reactions of cyclic α-carbonyl ketimines under bifunctional catalysis. Chem. Commun 2012, 48, 9759.

65.  José Alemán,* Alberto Fraile,* Leyre Marzo, José Luis García Ruano, Cristina Izquierdo, Sergio Díaz-Tendero Enantioselective Synthesis of 4-Isoxazolines by 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions of Nitrones to Alkynals Catalyzed by Fluorodiphenylmethylpyrrolidines Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis 2012, 9, 1665.

64.  Garcia Ruano, J. L.; Marzo, L.; Alvarado, C.; Marcos, V.; Aleman, J.* Highly Stereoselective Synthesis of Tertiary Propargylic Centers and Their Isomerization to Enantiomerically Enriched Allenes Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 9775.

63.  Martín-Santos, C.; Jarava-Barrera, C:; Parra, A.; Esteban, F.; Navarro-Ranninger, C.; Alemán, J.* Modular Three-Component Organocatalytic Synthesis of 3,4-Disubstituted Pyrroles by a One-Pot Domino Reaction ChemCatChem 2012, 4, 976. Article highlighted by chemview, see: http://www.chemistryviews.org/details/ezine/2223431/Pyrroles_from_Lego_and_Dominos.html. and highlighted as hottest article in willey as open-access (http://wileyasiablog.com/2012/09/28/organic-chemistry-the-hottest-articles/)

62.  Garcia Ruano, J. L.;* Aleman, J.;* Marzo, L.; Alvarado, C.; Tortosa, M.; Diaz-Tendero, S.; Fraile, A. Expanding the Scope of Arylsulfonylacetylenes as Alkynylating Reagents and Mechanistic Insights in the formation of Csp2-Csp and Csp3-Csp Bonds from Organolithiums Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 8414. VIP ARTICLE, HIGHLIGHTED AS COVER PICTURE and also by other chemical journals seehttp://www.chemistryviews.org/details/ezine/2061307/New_Look_at_Efficient_Alkynylation.html. 

61.  Garcia Ruano, J. L.;* Aleman,  J.;* Marzo, L.; Alvarado, C.; Tortosa, M.; Diaz-Tendero, S.; Fraile, A. Arylsulfonylacetylenes as Alkynylating Reagents of C sp 2-H Bonds Activated with Lithium Bases Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 2712. HIGHLIGHTED IN Synfacts 2012, 8, 660 by P. Knochel.

60.  Parra, A.; Reboredo, S.;  Martín Castro, A. M.; Alemán, J.* Metallic Organophosphates as Catalysts in Asymmetric Synthesis: A Return Journey. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 5001. HIGHLIGHTED AS COVER PICTURE. 

59.  Garcia Ruano,  J. L.,* Torrente, E.;  Parra, A.; Alemán, J. ;  Martín-Castro, A. M. Asymmetric Intramolecular Pauson-Khand Reaction Mediated by a Remote Sulfenyl or Sulfinyl Group Chem.J. Org. Chem2012, 77, 6583.

58.  Alemán, J.;* del Solar, V.; Martín-Santos, C.; Cubo, L.; Navarro Ranninger, C. Tandem Cyclization-Michael Reaction by Combination of Metal- and Organocatalysis  J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 7287.

57.  Marcos, V.; Alemán, J.;* García Ruano, J. L.; Marini, F.; Marcello Tiecco, Asymmetric synthesis of α-alkyl α-selenocarbonyl compounds catalyzed by bifunctional organocatalysts Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 3052.

56.   Fustero, S.;* Sánchez-Roselló, M.; Claribel Báez, M.; Pozo, C.; García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J.; Marzo, L.; Parra, A. Asymmetric Synthesis of Quaternary α-Amino Acid Derivatives and their Fluorinated Analogues Amino Acids, 2011, 41, 559.

55.  Alemán, J.;* Alvarado, C.; Marcos, V.; Núñez, A. García Ruano, J. L.* Synthesis of 4-Hydroxy-4H-Chromenes by Reaction of Salicylic Aldehydes with Alkynals Catalyzed by Silyl-Prolinol-Ethers. Synthesis, 2011, 1840.

54.  Alemán, J.;* Solar, V.; Álvarez-Valdés, A.; Padrón, J. M.; Ríos-Lucí, C.; Navarro-Ranninger, C.* Novel N-Sulfonamide Platinum Complexes: Synthesis, Reactivity and Invitro Evaluation. MedChemCommun2011, 2, 789.

53.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alvarado, C.; Díaz-Tendero, S.; Alemán, J.* Complete Stereocontrol in Organocatalytic Additions of β-Ketosulfoxides to Conjugated Aldehydes. Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 4030.

52.  Alemán, J.*; Parra, A.; Jiang, H.  Jørgensen, K. A. Squaramides: Bridging from Molecular Recognition to Bifunctional Organocatalysis. Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 6890. Highlighted as Front-pieze in Chemistry. Most accessed mini-review in chemistry during 2011-2012. It is among the top 20 most cited Minireviews in Chemistry—A European Journal of the past 20 years.

51.  García Mancheño, O.*; Tangen, P.; Rohlmann, R.; Fröhlich, R.; Alemán, J.* Synthesis of Chiral Cyclic Nitrones by Asymmetric Addition of β-Ketosulfones to Nitroalkenes followed by Reductive Cyclization. Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 984. HIGHLIGHTED IN Synfacts 2011, 218 BY B. List.

50.  Navarro Ranninger, C.; Álvarez-Valdés, A.; Quiroga, A. G.; Vadillo, A.; Alemán, J. Mailliet, P.; Bernard, B.  New all trans platinum (IV) complexes, their preparation and their use as antitumor agents. WO2012/004385 A1, Sanofi-Aventis.

49.  Alemán, J.; Navarro-Ranninger, M. C.; del Solar, V. Complejos de Platino con Geometría trans que Comprenden un Ligando Sulfonamida con Actividad Antitumoral, España. PCT PATENT: 201030278, WO_2011_104409-A1.

48.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Schöpping, C.; Alvarado, C.; Alemán, J.* Synthesis of Unfunctionalized Carbonated Fragments Containing two Vicinal Chiral Centers: Stereocontrolled Benzylation of Vinylsulfones Mediated by a Remote Sulfinyl Group. Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 8968.

47.  Alemán, J.;* Marcos, V.; Marzo, L.; García Ruano, J. L.* Influence of the Reaction Conditions on the Evolution of the Michael Adition of β-Keto Sulfones to α,β-Unsaturated Aldehydes. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 4482. Highlighted at http://www.organic-chemistry.org/Highlights/2011/15August.shtm.

46.  Alemán, J.*; del Solar, V.; Gómez, A.; Cubo, L.; Navarro-Ranninger, C.* New Reactions of Anticancer-Platinum Complexes and their Intriguing Behaviour under Various Experimental Conditions. Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 10601.

45.  Alemán, J.;* Núñez, A.; Marzo, L.; Marcos, V.; Alvarado, C.; García Ruano, J. L. Asymmetric Synthesis of 4-Amino[4H]Chromenes by Organocatalytic Oxa-Michael/Aza-Baylis-Hillman Tandem Reactions. Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 9453 HIGHLIGHTED FOR THE  ”3rd Euchem Congress Issue”.

44.  Alemán, J.;* del Solar, V.; Navarro-Ranninger, C.* Anticancer Platinum Complexes as Non-Innocent Compounds for Catalysis in Aqueous Media. Chem. Commun. 2010, 454.

43.  García Ruano, J. L.; Alemán, J.; Cid, M. B.; Parra, A. Preparation of N-p-Tolylsulfonyl-(E)-1-phenylethylideneimine from p-Tolyldisulfide. Organic Colective Volumen XI2010. Libro de procedimientos sintéticos.

42.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Marcos, V.; Alemán, J.* Synthesis of Optically Pure Allenes with Central and Axial Chirality Mediated by a Remote Sulfinyl Group. Synthesis 2009, 3339 (HIGHLIGHTED AS Feature article).

41.  Alemán, J.;* Cabrera, S. Nuevos Horizontes en Aminocatálisis Asimétrica. An. Quím. 2009, 105, 189.

40.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Duce, S.; Alemán, J.; López-Cantarero, J.; Remuiñán, M. J.; Cid, M. B.* The Role of the Sulfinyl Group in the Copper Catalyzed Benzyl Reactions from 2-p-Tolylsulfinylbenzylstannanes. J. Sulfur Chem. 2009, 30, 370.

39.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Marcos, V.; Alemán, J.* The Organocatalytic Addition of Bis(arylsulfonyl)methane to α,β-Unsaturated Aldehydes and the Synthesis of Optically Enriched 3-Methyl-Alkanols. Chem. Commun. 2009, 4435. Highlighted at http://www.organic-chemistry.org/Highlights/2010/19July.shtm.

38.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Marcos, V.; Suanzes, J. A.; Marzo, L.; Alemán, J.* One-Pot Synthesis of Pentasubstituted Cyclohexanes by a Michael Addition Followed by a Tandem Inter-Intra Double Henry Reaction. Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 6576.

37.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Marcos, V.; Alemán, J.* Complete Regio- and Stereoselectivity Control in the Halohydroxylation of non-Activated Allenes Mediated by a Remote Sulfinyl Group. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 3155.

36.  Fustero, S.;* del Pozo, C.; Catalán, S.; Alemán J.; Parra, A.; Marcos, V. García Ruano, J. L.* A New Strategy for the Synthesis of Optically Pure β-Fluoroalkyl β-Amino Acid Derivatives. Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 641.

35.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J.;  Parra, A.; Alcudia, A.; Maya, C.; Synthesis and Stereoselective Halogenolysis of Optically Pure Benzylstannanes. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 2145.

34.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Parra, A.; Alemán, J.; Yuste, F.; Mastranzo, V. M. Monoalkylation of Primary Amines and N-Sulfinamides. Chem. Commun. 2009, 404. HIGHLIGHTED AS HOT ARTICLE, and SYNFACTS (Synfacts 2009), and http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/Journals/cc/News/B816846F_Ruano.asp, http://www.chemie.de/news/e/90768/ y también en el portal de la revista de Química Orgánica: http://www.organic-chemistry.org/Highlights/2009/ 26October.shtm).

33.  Alemán, J.; Milelli, A.; Cabrera, S.; Reyes, E.; Jørgensen, K. A.* Asymmetric 1,4-Addition of Oxazolones to Nitroalkenes by Bifunctional Cinchona Alkaloid Thioureas Organocatalyst: Synthesis of α,α-Disubstituted α-Amino Acids. Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 10958.

32.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J.; Catalán, S.; Marcos, V.; Monteagudo, S.; Parra, A.; del Pozo, C.; Fustero, S.* Anionic–Anionic Asymmetric Tandem Reactions: One-Pot Synthesis of Optically Pure Fluorinated Indolines from 2-p-Tolylsulfinyl Alkylbenzenes. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 7941.

31.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Marcos, V.; Alemán, J. Configurational Control of Benzyl Carbanion–Copper Complexes by Sulfinyl Groups: Synthesis of Optically Pure Allenes with Central and Axial Chirality. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 6836. (HIGHLIGHTED IN SYNFACTS by M. Lautens, J. Panteleev, Synfacts 2008, 1172 and http://www.organic-chemistry.org/Highlights/2009/27July.shtm y http://naturalproductman.wordpress.com/category/ methodology/sn2-prime/page/2/

30.  Cabrera, S.; Reyes, E.; Alemán, J.; Milelli, A.; Kobbelgaard, S.; Jørgensen, K. A.* Organocatalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of α,α-Disubstituted α-Amino Acids and Derivatives. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 12031 (HIGHLIGHTED IN SYNFACTS by B. List, F. Lay, Synfacts 2008, 1220).

29.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Parra, A.; Alemán, J. Efficient Synthesis of Disulfides by Air Oxidation of Thiols under Sonication. Green Chemistry, 2008, 10, 706.

28.  Alemán, J.; Jacobsen, C. B.; Frisch, K.; Jørgensen, K. A.* Organocatalytic Asymmetric Vinylogous Addition to Quinones – Formation of Optically Active α-Aryl Ketones. Chem. Commun. 2008, 632.

27. García Ruano, J. L.; Alemán J.; M. Cid, M. B.; Fernández-Ibáñez, M. A.; Maestro, M. C.; Martín, R.; Martín Castro, A. M. Capítulo 3: “Asymmetric Transformation Mediated by Sulfinyl Groups" en el libro “Organosulfur Chemistry in Asymmetric Synthesis”. Wiley-VCH. Wiley & Sons. STM Books Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA Boschstr. 12, 69469 Weinheim, Germany. Ed. John Wiley & Sons, 2008. Pág 55-158.

26.  Cabrera, S.; Alemán, J.; Bolze, P.; Bertelsen, S.; Jørgensen, K. A.* An Unexpected Organocatalytic Asymmetric Tandem Michael/Morita-Baylis-Hillman Reaction. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 121.

25.  Alemán, J.; Reyes, E.; Richter, B.; Overgaard, J.; Jørgensen, K. A.* Organocatalytic Asymmetric ”anti-Michael” Reaction of b-Ketoesters. Chem. Commun. 2007, 3921.

24.  Alemán, J.; Cabrera, S.; Maerten, E.; Overgaard, J.; Jørgensen, K. A.* Asymmetric Organocatalytic α-Arylation of Aldehydes. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 5520. HIGHLIGHTED AS COVER PICTURE Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 46/29.

23.  Alemán, J.; Richter, B.; Jørgensen, K. A.* Organocatalytic Highly Enantioselective α-Arylation of β-Ketoesters. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 5515. HIGHLIGHTED AS COVER PICTURE Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 46/29.

22.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J.; Alonso, I.; Parra, A.; Marcos, V.; Aguirre, J. π,π-Stacking versus Steric Effects in Stereoselectivity Control: Highly Diastereoselective Synthesis of syn-1,2-Diarylpropylamines. Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 6179.

21.  Poulsen, T.; Benardi, L.; Alemán, J.; Overgaard, J.; Jørgensen, K. A* Organocatalytic Asymmetric Direct α-Alkynylation of Cyclic β-Ketoesters. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 441.

20.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J.; Parra, A.; Cid, M. B. Preparation of N-p-Tolylsulfonyl-(E)-1-phenylethylideneimine. Organic Syntheses 2007, 84, 129.

19.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Martín-Castro, A.; Cid, M. B.; Alemán J. (S, Se,Te)-Cyclic-dialkyl sulfoxides. 39.13.4 Product Subclass 4: Cyclic Dialkyl Sulfoxides and Derivatives. Science of Synthesis (Houben–Weyl), 39. Pág. 757-810. Thieme Chemistry. 2007.

18.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Martín-Castro, A.; Cid, M. B.; Alemán J. (S, Se,Te)-Acyclic dialkyl sulfoxides. 39.4. Product Class 4: Acyclic Dialkyl Sulfoxides and Derivatives. Science of Synthesis (Houben–Weyl), 39. Pág. 245-390. Thieme Chemistry. 2007.        

17.  García Ruano, J. L.;* López-Cantarero, J.; de Haro, T.; Alemán, J.; Cid, M. B. Preparation of α-Amino Ketones, β-Amino Hydroxylamines Using Asymmetric Aza-Henry Reactions of N-p-Tolylsulfinylimines with Nitroethane. Tetrahedron 2006, 62, 12197.

16.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J.; García-Paredes, C. Oxidative Addition of Pd(0) to Ar-SO2R Bonds: Heck Type Reactions of Sulfones. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 2683.

15.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J. 2-Methylpropane Sulfinyl Chloride. Contribution for the Encyclopedia of Reagent for Organic Synthesis [EROS]. Ed. John Wiley & Sons, 2006. DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn00706.

14.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J.; Cid, M. B. Quick Access to Optically Pure 2-(1-Hydroxybenzyl)piperidine and Pyrrolidine. Synthesis 2006, 687.

13.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J.; Fajardo, C.; Parra, A. A New General Method for the Preparation of N-Sulfonyloxaziridines. Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 5493.

12.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Topp, M.; López-Cantarero, J.; Alemán, J.; Remuiñán, M. J.; Cid, M. B. Asymmetric Aza-Henry Reactions from N-p-Tolylsulfinylimines. Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 4407.

11.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J.; Parra, A. Highly Stereoselective Benzylation of N-Sulfinylketimines. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 13048.

10.  García Ruano, J. L.;* García Paredes, C.; Alemán, J. Approaches to the Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Anthracyclinones: Preparation of Optically Pure Bicyclic Intermediates for the Regioselective Construction of the Tetracyclic Skeleton. ARKIVOK, 2005, 9, 253.

9.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J.; Cid, M. B.; Parra, A. A General Method for the Preparation of N-Sulfonyl Aldimines and Ketimines. Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 179.

8.  García Ruano, J. L; Alemán, J.;* Aranda, M. T.; Arévalo, M.; Padwa, A. Highly Stereoselective Vinylogous Pummerer Rearrangement. Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon 2005, 180, 1497.

7.  García Ruano, J. L.; Alemán, J.;* Parra, A. Highly Stereoselective Reaction of γ-Sulfinyl Carbanions with Achiral Imines. Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon 2005, 180, 1209.

6.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J.; Aranda, M. T; Arévalo, M. J.; Padwa, A.* Highly Stereoselective Vinylogous Pummerer Reaction Mediate by Me3SiX. Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 19.

5.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J.; Aranda, M. T; Fernández-Ibáñez, M. A.; Rodríguez-Fernández, M.; Maestro, M. C.* Synthesis of Chiral ortho-(p-Tolylsulfinyl)benzyl Ketones. Tetrahedron 2004, 60, 10067.

4. García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J.; Padwa, A.* A Novel Asymmetric Vinylogous Tin-Pummerer Rearrangement. Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 1757.

3.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J.; Prado, M.; Fernández, I. Stereoselective Addition of a–Sulfinyl Carbanions to N-p-TolylsulfinylKetimines: Synthesis of Optically Pure 1,2,2’-Trialkyl-2-AminoEthanols. J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 4454.

2.  García Ruano, J. L.;* Alemán, J. Stereocontrolled Reactions Mediated by a Remote Sulfoxide Group: Synthesis of Optically Pure anti-β-Amino Alcohols. Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 4513.

1.  García Ruano, J. L.; Alemán, J.; Soriano, F. A Facile Synthesis of Optically Pure 1,2-Diaryl (and 1-Alkyl-2-aryl)ethyl and Propylamines. Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 677.