Alkoxy–Arene Cleavage using Ni Catalysts

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  • Dr. Gerard P. McGlacken,

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    1. Department of Chemistry and Analytical & Biological Chemistry Research Facility, University College Cork, College Road, Cork, Ireland, Fax: (353) 21 4274 097
    • Department of Chemistry and Analytical & Biological Chemistry Research Facility, University College Cork, College Road, Cork, Ireland, Fax: (353) 21 4274 097

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  • Sarah L. Clarke

    1. Department of Chemistry and Analytical & Biological Chemistry Research Facility, University College Cork, College Road, Cork, Ireland, Fax: (353) 21 4274 097
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Abstract

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Caught in nickel crosshairs: Aryl methoxy groups have been reduced by using a nickel catalyst to form new C[BOND]H bonds in simple and complex molecules, through an incredibly useful process, which will give synthetic chemists a handle on selectively targeting key inert bonds.

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