Reactivity of a 1:1 copper-oxygen complex: Isolation of a Cu(II)-o-iminosemiquinonato species

Anne M. Reynolds, Elizabeth A. Lewis, Nermeen W. Aboelella, William B Tolman

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Abstract

While a 1:1 Cu-O2 adduct is generally unreactive with organic substrates, phosphines displace O2 via an associative process and added Cu(I) leads to a novel internal ligand oxidation to yield a Cu(II)-o-iminosemiquinone complex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2014-2016
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 21 2005

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