Magnesium complexes in hydroelementation and reduction catalysis: Opportunities and Challenges

Embargo End Date
2022-06-10

Type
Article

Authors
Magre, Marc
Szewczyk, Marcin
Rueping, Magnus

KAUST Department
Chemical Science Program
KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division

Online Publication Date
2021-06-10

Print Publication Date
2021-12

Date
2021-06-10

Submitted Date
2021-03-03

Abstract
The addition of a Y-H (Y= B, Si, Sn, N, P and O) bonds and H2 to unsaturated bonds is a powerful and atom economic method for the synthesis of fine chemicals. In the recent years, magnesium-based organometallic complexes have appeared as an alternative to transition metal catalysts for the hydrofunctionalization and hydrogenation of unsaturated systems. This review focuses on the progress of magnesium catalysis for the hydrofunctionalization and hydrogenation of unsaturated bonds, provides a critical assessment of the state-of-the-art research, highlights the major developments achieved in the past three years and provides an overview of the challenges and opportunities.

Citation
Magre, M., Szewczyk, M., & Rueping, M. (2021). Magnesium complexes in hydroelementation and reduction catalysis: Opportunities and Challenges. Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, 100526. doi:10.1016/j.cogsc.2021.100526

Publisher
Elsevier BV

Journal
Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry

DOI
10.1016/j.cogsc.2021.100526

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S2452223621000821

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