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Gold-catalysed C–F bond activation

C–F bond activation is attractive but challenging to access functional fluorinated molecules, complementary to direct fluorination. Transition metal-catalysed C–F bond derivation has been greatly developed to address the challenges. Despite of the diversity of transition metal catalysts, gold compounds have been overlooked in C–F bond activation. In this review, we summarized our work on gold-catalysed C–F bond activation, including the reactivities of gold complexes, the reaction mechanisms, and some features of gold catalysis in the context of organometallic fluorine chemistry.

Publication details


Print publication date
31 Jul 2017
Copyright year
2017
Print ISBN
978-1-78262-416-5
PDF eISBN
978-1-78262-692-3
ePub eISBN
978-1-78801-220-1
From the book series:
SPR - Organometallic Chemistry