Carbon-carbon bond cleavage by a new mechanism, probably based on o-bond metathesis, is reported for a silica-supported tantalum hydride, (≡ SiO)2TaH (1). This complex, which is also able to realize alkane metathesis, catalytically cleaves the carbon-carbon bond of alkanes under mild conditions.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|State||Published - Jun 2 2000|
- C-C activation
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