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Unexpected oxidative C–C cleavage in the metallation of 2-substituted imidazolium salts to give N-heterocyclic carbene complexes

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Abstract

Imidazolium salts blocked at C2 with methyl or benzyl groups unexpectedly react with silver oxide to give N-heterocyclic carbene complexes of silver via an oxidative carbon–carbon bond cleavage.

Graphical abstract: Unexpected oxidative C–C cleavage in the metallation of 2-substituted imidazolium salts to give N-heterocyclic carbene complexes

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Submitted
25 Jun 2004
Accepted
28 Jul 2004
First published
25 Aug 2004

Chem. Commun., 2004, 2176-2177
Article type
Communication

Unexpected oxidative C–C cleavage in the metallation of 2-substituted imidazolium salts to give N-heterocyclic carbene complexes

A. R. Chianese, B. M. Zeglis and R. H. Crabtree, Chem. Commun., 2004, 2176
DOI: 10.1039/B409672J

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