Regioselective functionalization of alkanes by sequential dehydrogenation-hydrozirconation

Yoichiro Kuninobu, Tomonari Ureshino, Shun Ichi Yamamoto, Kazuhiko Takai

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We have succeeded in formal regioselective functionalization of alkanes by iridium-catalyzed dehydrogenation, hydrozirconation of the resulting alkenes, and electrophilic reaction of the generated alkylzirconium intermediate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5310-5312
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number29
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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