Ruthenium route to reaction

Goldman, Alan S.
December 1993
Nature;12/9/1993, Vol. 366 Issue 6455, p514
Academic Journal
Discusses the work of Murai and others who discovered some ruthenium complexes that can efficiently and selectively catalyse the insertion of olefins into specific C-H bonds of arylketones. Rarity of reagents that can choose between similar C-H bonds in a complex organic molecule and add a functional group to a specific site.


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