Issue 11, 2019

Recent advances in metal-free aerobic C–H activation


Herein we describe recent developments in selective, metal-free, dioxygen-induced C–H activation. This method of activating C–H bonds is an attractive alternative to traditional methodologies as it uses dioxygen, an inherently sustainable and widely accessible oxidant, in place of expensive or toxic metals and/or hazardous peroxides. Reactions developed on the basis of using aerobic C–H activation are also discussed.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in metal-free aerobic C–H activation

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Article type
Review Article
14 Jan 2019
13 Feb 2019
First published
13 Feb 2019
This article is Open Access
Creative Commons BY license

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2019,17, 2865-2872

Recent advances in metal-free aerobic C–H activation

A. Shamsabadi and V. Chudasama, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2019, 17, 2865 DOI: 10.1039/C9OB00339H

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