The Role of Metal Hydroxide Complexes in Late Transition Metal‐Mediated Transmetalation Reaction: The Case of Gold
In gold chemistry, the hydroxide function on the metal center was observed to act as a potent transmetalation group facilitator when reacted with boronic acids leading to the exceedingly rapid formation of gold‐aryl bonds.
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Document Type: Communications
Affiliations: EaStCHEM School of Chemistry, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16 9ST, U.K., Fax: (+44)-(0)1334-463-808
Publication date: 2012-09-17