Addition-Elimination Reactions across the M-C Bond of Metal N-Heterocyclic Carbenes

Zoe R. Turner, Ronan Bellabarba, Robert P. Tooze, Polly L. Arnold

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Abstract

Silyl, phosphinyl, stannyl, and boryl reagents can be added across the neutral metal-carbon dative bond in d0 f-block metal N-heterocyclic carbene complexes in a reversible manner, allowing additional functional groups to be incorporated into redox-inactive organo-f-block compounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4050-4053
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume132
Issue number12
Early online date4 Mar 2010
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Mar 2010

Keywords

  • ORGANIC-SYNTHESIS
  • COMPLEXES
  • CATALYSIS
  • LIGANDS
  • ACTIVATION
  • CHEMISTRY
  • SALTS

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