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Issue 3, 2011
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σ-Acceptor, Z-type ligands for transition metals

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Abstract

The ability of Lewis acids to coordinate to transition metals as σ-acceptor ligands was recognized as early as in the 1970's, but so-called Z-type ligands remained curiosities until the early 2000's. Over the last decade, significant progress has been made in this area, especially via the incorporation of Lewis acid moieties into multidentate, ambiphilic ligands. Our understanding of the nature and influence of TM → Z interactions has considerably improved and the scope of Lewis acids susceptible to behave as σ-acceptor ligands has been significantly extended. This feature article summarizes these recent achievements.

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The article was received on 28 Sep 2010, accepted on 01 Nov 2010 and first published on 19 Nov 2010


Article type: Feature Article
DOI: 10.1039/C0CC04109B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 859-871
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    σ-Acceptor, Z-type ligands for transition metals

    A. Amgoune and D. Bourissou, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 859
    DOI: 10.1039/C0CC04109B

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