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Are carbodiphosphoranes better ligands than N-heterocyclic carbenes for Grubb’s catalysts?

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Abstract

Theoretical investigations suggest that substitution of an N-heterocyclic carbene by a carbodiphosphorane in the Grubb’s catalyst for olefin metathesis might lead to enhanced reactivity.

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The article was received on 12 Nov 2007, accepted on 09 Feb 2008 and first published on 27 Feb 2008


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B717511F
Chem. Commun., 2008, 1584-1586

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    Are carbodiphosphoranes better ligands than N-heterocyclic carbenes for Grubb’s catalysts?

    R. Tonner and G. Frenking, Chem. Commun., 2008, 1584
    DOI: 10.1039/B717511F

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