Transition-metal-catalyzed carbon-carbon bond formation via carbon-hydrogen bond cleavage

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Catalytic functionalization of unreactive C-H bond has become one of the most attractive research subjects in modern organic chemistry. To date, a variety of catalytic reactions involving C-H bond cleavage have been reported. In this review, we briefly survey the reported research with respect to efficient and selective transition-metal-catalyzed C-C bond formation via C-H bond cleavage.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberE21108SS
Pages (from-to)3013-3039
Number of pages27
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Oct 1


  • Alkenylation
  • Alkylation
  • Arylation
  • C-H bond cleavage
  • Transition-metal catalysts

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry


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