Ruthenium-catalysed σ-activation for remote: Meta -selective C-H functionalisation

Jamie A. Leitch, Christopher G. Frost

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The search for selective C-H functionalisation has enabled some of the most elegant techniques in modern catalysis. Herein, we review the rapidly expanding field of ruthenium catalysed σ-activation as a tool in the selective meta-C-H functionalisation of arenes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7145-7153
Number of pages9
JournalChemical Society Reviews
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 7 Dec 2017

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