Alkane Carbon–Hydrogen Bond Activation
Published Online: 15 DEC 2011
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Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry
How to Cite
Crabtree, R. H. 2011. Alkane Carbon–Hydrogen Bond Activation. Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry. .
- Published Online: 15 DEC 2011
The title topic is reviewed with attention to alkane complexes, Shilov chemistry, alkane functionalization, Fenton reagents, oxidative addition pathways, sigma bond metathesis pathways, and surface-bound reagents. Methane to methanol chemistry is discussed and attempts to commercialize the reaction are described in connection with Periana systems. Some organic synthetic applications are also covered. Future challenges are posed.
- alkane functionalization;
- alkane complexes;
- oxidative addition;
- sigma bond metathesis;
- Fenton chemistry;
- Shilov chemistry