Cross-coupling reactions between C(sp2)-H and C(sp 3)-H bonds via sequential dehydrogenation and C-H insertion

Yoichiro Kuninobu, Daisuke Asanoma, Kazuhiko Takai

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Formal C(sp2)-H and C(sp3)-H cross-coupling reactions were carried out by iridium-catalyzed transfer dehydrogenation of primary alcohols and sequential manganese-catalyzed insertion of the formed aldehydes into a carbon-hydrogen bond of aromatic or olefinic compounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2883-2886
Number of pages4
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • C-H activation
  • cross-coupling
  • dehydrogenation
  • iridium
  • manganese

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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