Photoredox Catalysis for Building C-C Bonds from C(sp2)-H Bonds.

@article{Wang2018PhotoredoxCF,
  title={Photoredox Catalysis for Building C-C Bonds from C(sp2)-H Bonds.},
  author={Chang-sheng Wang and Pierre H. Dixneuf and Jean‐François Soul{\'e}},
  journal={Chemical reviews},
  year={2018},
  volume={118 16},
  pages={
          7532-7585
        }
}
Transition metal-catalyzed C-H bond functionalizations have been the focus of intensive research over the last decades for the formation of C-C bonds from unfunctionalized arenes, heteroarenes, alkenes. These direct transformations provide new approaches in synthesis with high atom- and step-economy compared to the traditional catalytic cross-coupling reactions. However, such methods still suffer from several limitations including functional group tolerance and the lack of regioselectivity. In… 

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