Catalytic addition of C-H bonds to multiple bonds

Shinji Murai, Naoto Chatani, Fumitoshi Kakiuchi

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Some ruthenium complexes have been found to catalyze the direct addition of ortho carbon-hydrogen bonds in aromatic ketones, olefins, aromatic esters, and imines to unsaturated compounds with high efficiency and selectivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)589-594
Number of pages6
JournalPure and Applied Chemistry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Mar
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)


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