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Concerted attack of frustrated Lewis acid–base pairs on olefinic double bonds: a theoretical study

Author:
Stirling, András, Hamza, Andrea, Rokob, Tibor András, Pápai, Imre
Source:
Chemical communications 2008 no.27 pp. 3148-3150
ISSN:
1364-548X
Subject:
chemical bonding, chemical compounds, chemical reactions, regioselectivity
Abstract:
A computational approach reveals cooperative action of the preorganized acidic and basic centers of the frustrated P(t-Bu)₃/B(C₆F₅)₃ Lewis pair on olefinic bonds as the key to the observed regioselective addition reaction.
Agid:
6582454