Cordes, David B.
Slawin, Alexandra M. Z.
Nolan, Steven P.
KAUST Grant NumberOSR-2015-CCF-1974-03
Online Publication Date2016-12-14
Print Publication Date2017-01-09
Permanent link to this recordhttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/623551
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AbstractWe have synthesized and characterized new gold-N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) complexes derived from the deprotonation of mineral acids. The use of sulfuric acid was a particularly interesting case. These complexes were tested in known gold-catalyzed reactions, such as the hydration of alkynes and the Meyer–Schuster rearrangement. They proved to be highly efficient in both reactions.
CitationBrill M, Nahra F, Gómez-Herrera A, Zinser C, Cordes DB, et al. (2016) Gold- N -Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Mineral Acids. ChemCatChem 9: 117–120. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cctc.201601290.
SponsorsThe authors gratefully acknowledge King Saud University for funding. This publication is based upon work partly supported by the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) under Award No. OSR-2015-CCF-1974-03.