Versatile Reactivity of Rhodium–Iminocarbenes Derived from N-Sulfonyl Triazoles


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The migrations of different groups to the metal–carbene center of RhII-stabilized iminocarbenes that were derived from N-sulfonyl triazoles are discussed (see scheme). The reactivity of these Rh-iminocabenes can be tuned easily by variation of substituents on the parent triazole.