Cobalt-catalyzed, chelation-assisted C-H bond functionalization

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Abstract

While chelation-assisted C-H bond activation by a transition-metal complex serves as a versatile platform for the development of regioselective C-H bond-functionalization reactions, the capability of first-row transition metals to catalyze such transformations has scarcely been explored. This highlight article illustrates how cobalt has recently emerged as a promising metal for chelation-assisted C-H bond functionalization.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberP00610ST
Pages (from-to)1047-1051
Number of pages5
JournalSynlett
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • alkenes
  • alkynes
  • C-H activation
  • cobalt
  • hydroarylation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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