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Super-reactive catalyst for bond cleavage

Carbon–hydrogen bonds in organic molecules can be cut to install other chemical groups on the carbon atom, but these reactions have been limited. A catalytic palladium complex opens up fresh opportunities.

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Wencel-Delord, J., Colobert, F. Super-reactive catalyst for bond cleavage. Nature 551, 447–448 (2017).

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