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Alkane C–H activation and functionalization with homogeneous transition metal catalysts: a century of progress—a new millennium in prospect

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The main advances in the title area are reviewed with emphasis on catalytic alkane functionalization, both organometallic and bioinorganic. Current challenges are discussed. A tunable, selective hydrocarbon functionalization is still out of reach and resolving mechanistic problems has proved particularly challenging.

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Submitted
06 Apr 2001
Accepted
19 Jun 2001
First published
13 Aug 2001

J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 2001, 2437-2450
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Alkane C–H activation and functionalization with homogeneous transition metal catalysts: a century of progress—a new millennium in prospect

R. H. Crabtree, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 2001, 2437
DOI: 10.1039/B103147N

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