Just a spectator or a key player? The alkali-metal counterion (K+) plays a remarkable key role in the recently discovered cupration reaction of fluoroform with dialkoxycuprates. A total of eight Lewis acid and Lewis base centers synergistically interacting with one another arrange in a stable transition state, providing a low-energy pathway for this unique transformation.
If you can't find a tool you're looking for, please click the link at the top of the page to "Go to old article view". Alternatively, view our Knowledge Base articles for additional help. Your feedback is important to us, so please let us know if you have comments or ideas for improvement.