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NICKEL CATALYSIS

From glovebox to benchtop

Intensified interest in the area of nickel catalysis has driven the quest for an air-stable and modular Ni(0) precatalyst. Now, an air-stable Ni(0)-olefin precatalyst allows for the convenient set-up of nickel-catalysed reactions on the benchtop.

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Fig. 1: Synthesis of Ni(Fstb)3 and use as a bench-stable Ni(0) precatalyst.

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Boit, T.B., Spence, K.A. & Garg, N.K. From glovebox to benchtop. Nat Catal 3, 2–3 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41929-019-0407-3

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