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Recent Development of Rhenium-Catalyzed Organic Synthesis

[ Vol. 4 , Issue. 2 ]


Ruimao Hua and Jia-Li Jiang   Pages 151 - 174 ( 24 )


Most of rhenium complexes are stable with different oxidation states and moisture-, air-tolerant, these remarkable properties result in the diverse applications of them in catalytic organic synthesis as homogeneous catalysts. The purpose of this review is to summarize the recent development of rhenium-catalyzed organic synthesis focusing on the formation of carboncarbon, carbon-heteroatom (C-Si, C-N, C-O, C-S) bonds, functionalization of carbon-hydrogen bond, oxidation and reduction reaction, oxygen and sulfur transfer, photoreduction of carbon dioxide, as well as polymerization, etc.


Catalytic reaction, rhenium complex, organic synthesis


Department of Chemistry,Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China.

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