Cobalt(II)-catalysed decomposition of hydroperoxides. Implications for alkane functionalization

Roy P. Houghton, Craig R. Rice

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Abstract

It is proposed that the decomposition of hydroperoxides by cobalt(II) carboxylates and cobalt(II) acetylacetonate involves μ-oxo species which oxidize the hydroperoxide by the bridging oxygen abstracting a hydrogen atom.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1893-1897
Number of pages5
JournalPolyhedron
Volume15
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1996
Externally publishedYes

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