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

Milko 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 - 1996


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