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Issue 2, 2013
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Intriguing substituent effect in modified Hoveyda–Grubbs metathesis catalysts incorporating a chelating iodo-benzylidene ligand

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Abstract

A series of modified Hoveyda–Grubbs catalysts incorporating a chelating iodo-benzylidene ligand were prepared and characterized. The presence of electron-withdrawing ring substituents in the para position to the iodide was found to decrease the catalytic activity, revealing that dissociation of the Ru⋯I–Ar bond is not the rate-determining step.

Graphical abstract: Intriguing substituent effect in modified Hoveyda–Grubbs metathesis catalysts incorporating a chelating iodo-benzylidene ligand

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The article was received on 11 Oct 2012, accepted on 05 Nov 2012 and first published on 06 Nov 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2DT32422A
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2013,42, 355-358
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    Intriguing substituent effect in modified Hoveyda–Grubbs metathesis catalysts incorporating a chelating iodo-benzylidene ligand

    M. Barbasiewicz, K. Błocki, M. Malińska and R. Pawłowski, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 355
    DOI: 10.1039/C2DT32422A

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