Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Decarbonylative Coupling Reactions: Concepts, Classifications, and Applications

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Transition metal-catalyzed decarbonylative coupling reactions have emerged as a powerful alternative to conventional cross-coupling protocols due to the advantages associated with the use of carbonyl-containing functionalities as coupling electrophiles instead of commonly used organohalides or sulfates. A wide variety of novel transformations based on this concept have been successfully achieved, including decarbonylative carbon–carbon and carbon–heteroatom bond forming reactions. In this Review, we summarize the recent progress in this field and present a comprehensive overview of metal-catalyzed decarbonylative coupling reactions with carbonyl derivatives.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7794-7809
Number of pages16
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Issue number31
StatePublished - May 14 2018

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KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledgements: L.G. was supported by the China Scholarship Council.


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