Activation of a non-strained C-C bond with platinum(II)

Milko E. Van Der Boom, Heinz Bernhard Kraatz, Yehoshoa Ben-David, David Milstein

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The aromatic phosphine 1 reacts with (cod)PtCl2 to yield the C-H activation product 2; treatment of 2 with HCl results in overall selective functionalization of the strong Ar-Me bond to generate MeCl and the Ar-Pt complex 3.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2167-2168
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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