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Oxidation of Organocopper Compounds

Organocopper Compounds (2009)

  1. Sarah J. Aves,
  2. David R. Spring

Published Online: 17 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0445

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Aves, S. J. and Spring, D. R. 2011. Oxidation of Organocopper Compounds. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. University of Cambridge, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 JAN 2011


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    Formation of C[BOND]C Bonds
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    Formation of C[BOND]N Bonds
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  • oxidation of organocopper compounds;
  • formation of C[BOND]C bonds;
  • oxidation chemistry of organocopper reagents;
  • alterative approach to forming cross-coupled products - using one of the coupling partners;
  • sterically hindered biaryls - organocuprate oxidations useful as palladium- and nickel-catalysed transformations;
  • intramolecular bond formation;
  • dimerizations of heteroaromatics, alkenyl and alkyl groups and macrocycle formation;
  • cuprioamide and organolithium - producing coupled products in useful yields