Mono-N-heterocyclic carbene amido and alkyl complexes. Cobalt-mediated C–H activation and C–C coupling reactions involving benzyl ligands on a putative 3-coordinate intermediate

Andreas A. Danopoulos, Pierre Braunstein
  • Dalton Transactions, January 2013, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • DOI: 10.1039/c3dt50197c

Cobalt-mediated C–H activation and C–C coupling reactions

What is it about?

Mono-N-heterocyclic carbene amido and alkyl complexes display unique reactivity in C-H activation and C-C coupling

Why is it important?

NHC metal complexes can lead to activations under very mild conditions

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