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Palladium-catalyzed ligand-directed C-H functionalization reactions.
This is the first comprehensive review encompassing the large body of work in this field over the past 5 years, and will focus specifically on ligand-directed C–H functionalization reactions catalyzed by palladium. Expand
Catalytic and highly regioselective cross-coupling of aromatic C-H substrates.
This communication describes a new Pd-catalyzed reaction for the highly chemo- and regioselective oxidative cross-coupling of aromatic C−H bonds that can be controlled by tuning the ligand environment around the Pd center. Expand
High-valent organometallic copper and palladium in catalysis
Recent advances involving both the fundamental chemistry and the applications of these high-valent metal complexes in numerous synthetically useful catalytic transformations are described. Expand
Mechanism and activity of ruthenium olefin metathesis catalysts.
The origins of the observed substituent effects as well as the implications of these studies for the design and implementation of new olefin metathesis catalysts and substrates are discussed in detail. Expand
Tandem amine and ruthenium-catalyzed hydrogenation of CO2 to methanol.
This Communication describes the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide to methanol via tandem catalysis with dimethylamine and a homogeneous ruthenium complex and proposes to play a dual role in this system. Expand
New insights into the mechanism of ruthenium-catalyzed olefin metathesis reactions.
A detailed mechanistic study of phosphine exchange and initiation kinetics in alkylidenes 1 and 2 is reported, providing new and surprising evidence concerning the origin of the large activity differences between these two catalysts. Expand
Cu(OTf)2-mediated fluorination of aryltrifluoroborates with potassium fluoride.
The Cu is proposed to play two separate roles in this transformation: (1) as a mediator for the aryl–F coupling and (2) as an oxidant for accessing a proposed Cu(III)(aryl)(F) intermediate. Expand
Carbon−Nitrogen Bond-Forming Reactions of Palladacycles with Hypervalent Iodine Reagents
Palladium(II) complexes containing bidentate cyclometalated C∼N chelating ligands are shown to react with PhINTs at room temperature to insert “NTs” into the Pd−C bond. This “NTs” insertion reactionExpand
A highly selective catalytic method for the oxidative functionalization of C-H bonds.
A new and highly practical Pd(II)-catalyzed method for the regio- and chemoselective oxidative functionalization of arenes and alkanes and a preliminary catalytic cycle is proposed. Expand
Oxidative C-H activation/C-C bond forming reactions: synthetic scope and mechanistic insights.
A new palladium-catalyzed method for C-H activation/carbon-carbon bond formation with hypervalent iodine arylating agents and preliminary evidence is provided in support of an unusual mechanism involving a Pd(II)/Pd(IV) catalytic cycle. Expand