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C–H Activation

A surrogate for selectivity

Nature Chemistry volume 6, pages 9496 (2014) | Download Citation

Metal-coordinating groups are widely used to direct C–H functionalization. Now the combination of an alkene hydrosilylation, C–H activation and C–Si oxidation has been used to achieve a formal 1,4-dioxygenation of alkenes.

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  1. Eric Ferreira is in the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA

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