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Iridium complexes of new NCP pincer ligands: catalytic alkane dehydrogenation and alkene isomerization

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Iridium complexes of novel NCP pincer ligands containing pyridine and phosphinite arms have been synthesized. One Ir complex shows good catalytic activity for alkane dehydrogenation, and all complexes are highly active for olefin isomerization. A combination of the Ir complex and a (PNN)Fe pincer complex catalyzes the formation of linear alkylboronates selectively from internal olefins via sequential olefin isomerization–hydroboration.

Graphical abstract: Iridium complexes of new NCP pincer ligands: catalytic alkane dehydrogenation and alkene isomerization

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The article was received on 07 Sep 2013, accepted on 29 Jul 2014 and first published on 29 Jul 2014


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46851H
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 11056-11059
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    Iridium complexes of new NCP pincer ligands: catalytic alkane dehydrogenation and alkene isomerization

    X. Jia, L. Zhang, C. Qin, X. Leng and Z. Huang, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 11056
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46851H

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