Xiao-Shui Peng


Xiao-Shui Peng

Associate Professor

Education Background:
Ph.D. (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
M.S. /B.Sc. (Lanzhou University)
Office Address

R 302, Research A, CUHK-Shenzhen




Synthetic Chemistry, Natural Product Synthesis, Organic Synthetic Methodology, Natural Product-Derived Drug Discovery


  1. 1. Total Synthesis of CryptotrioneLyu, M.-Y.; Zhong, Z.; Lo, V. K. L.; Wong, H. N. C.;* Peng, X.-S.Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 20205910.1002/anie.202009255. 

  2. 2. Total Syntheses of (-)-Deoxoapodine, (-)-Kopsifoline D, and (-)-Beninine. Zhou, Y. G.; Wong, H. N. C. *Peng, X. S. *J. Org. Chem. 202085, 967-976.

  3. 3. PtCl2-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of 1,8-Enynes: Synthesis of Tetrahydropyridine Species. Mirzaei, A.; Peng, X.-S.;* Wong, H. N. C.* Org. Lett. 201921, 3795-3798.

  4. 4. Stereospecific Iron-Catalyzed Carbon(sp2)–Carbon(sp3) Cross-Coupling with Alkyllithium and Alkenyl Iodide. Lu, X.-L.; Shannon, M.; Peng, X.-S.;* Wong, H. N. C.* Org. Lett. 201921, 2546-2549.

  5. 5. Ligand-Free Iron-Catalyzed Carbon (sp2)–Carbon (sp2) Oxidative Homo-Coupling of Alkenyllithiums. Zhong, Z.; Wang, Z.-Y.; Ni, S.-F.; Dang, L.;* Lee, H. K.; Peng, X.-S.;* Wong, H. N. C.* Org. Lett. 201921, 700-704.

  6. 6. Total syntheses of shizukaols A and E. Wu, J.-L.; Lu, Y.-S.; Tang, B.-C.;* Peng, X.-S.* Nat. Commun. 20189, 4040. DOI.10.1038/s41467-018-06245-7.

  7. 7. Gold(I)-Catalyzed Tandem Cycloisomerization of 1,5-Enyne Ethers by Hydride Transfer. Lu, X.-L.; Lyu, M.-Y.; Peng, X.-S.;* Wong, H. N. C.* Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 201857, 11365-11368.

  8. 8. Synthesis of tetraphenylene derivatives and their recent advances. Han, J. W.; Peng, X.-S.; Wong, H. N. C. Nat. Sci. Rev. 20174, 892-916.

  9. 9. Iron-catalysed cross-coupling of organolithium compounds with organic halides. Jia, Z.-H.; Liu, Q.; Peng, X.-S.; Wong, H. N. C.* Nat. Commun. 20167:10614, doi: 10.1038/ncomms10614.

  10. 10. Biomimetic total synthesis of Gracilioether F. Shen, X. –Y.; Peng, X.-S.; Wong, H. N. C.* Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 1032-1035.