Reactivity of a N-heterocyclic carbene, 1,3-di-(1-adamantyl) imidazol 2-ylidene, with a pseudo-acid: structural characterization of Claisen condensation adduct

G A Grasa, R Singh, N M Scott, E D Stevens, Steven Patrick Nolan

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Abstract

The reactivity of a N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) with a pseudo-acid (ester in this case) is described. The product results from an unusual C-H bond activation. The structure of the product has been established by a single crystal diffraction study.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2890-2891
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • NUCLEOPHILIC CARBENE
  • TRANSESTERIFICATION/ACYLATION REACTIONS
  • STABLE CARBENES
  • LIVING POLYMERIZATION
  • CATALYSTS
  • COMPLEXES
  • LIGANDS
  • BEARING

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