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sp3 C-H Arylation and Alkylation Enabled by the Synergy of Triplet Excited Ketones and Nickel Catalysts

Yangyang Shen, Yiting Gu, Ruben Martin*

*Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology, Av. Pa´sos Catalans 16, 43007 Tarragona, Spain, Email:

Y. Shen, Y. Gu, R. Martin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 12200-12209.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b07405

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The synergy between nickel catalysts and simple, cheap and modular diaryl ketones enables a photochemical C-C bond-formation via sp3 C-H functionalization of alkane feedstocks.

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Key Words

tetrahydrofurans, photochemistry

ID: J48-Y2018