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Benzene C−H Activation at a Charge Neutral Zwitterionic Platinum(II) Complex

Thomas, J. Christopher and Peters, Jonas C. (2001) Benzene C−H Activation at a Charge Neutral Zwitterionic Platinum(II) Complex. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 123 (21). pp. 5100-5101. ISSN 0002-7863. doi:10.1021/ja0058987.

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Cationic, coordinatively unsaturated metal centers exhibit a wide range of both stoichiometric and catalytic transformations. Such species are frequently generated by methide abstraction with a strong Lewis acid, or alternatively by protonation with an acid whose conjugate base is noncoordinating or weakly coordinating.3 We are targeting charge neutral, zwitterionic complexes that display reaction chemistry reminiscent of these reactive metal centers. Of particular interest is the development of species that exhibit transformations at X-H bonds, where an X-H bond refers generally to a C-H or other robust σ bond. A conceptual diagram illustrating this strategy is shown in Scheme 1.

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Additional Information:© 2001 American Chemical Society. Received December 18, 2000. Publication Date (Web): May 5, 2001. We thank the California Institute of Technology for its generous support of this research through a start-up grant. J.C.P. thanks the Dreyfus Foundation for a Dreyfus New Faculty Award. J.C.T. thanks the National Science Foundation and the California Institute of Technology for financial support. The authors thank Prof. John Bercaw for helpful discussions and Dr. Michael Day and Lawrence Henling for their assistance with X-ray crystallography.
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Official Citation:Benzene C−H Activation at a Charge Neutral Zwitterionic Platinum(II) Complex J. Christopher Thomas and and Jonas C. Peters Journal of the American Chemical Society 2001 123 (21), 5100-5101
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