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Title: Stable abnormal N-heterocyclic carbenes and their applications


The first isolated stable aNHCs have been used for designing a range of organometallic and organo catalysts.

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  1. Department of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, Nadia, India
  2. UCSD-CNRS Joint Research Laboratory (UMI 3555), Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California San Diego, San Diego, USA
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Sau, Samaresh Chandra, Hota, Pradip Kumar, Mandal, Swadhin K., Soleilhavoup, Michele, and Bertrand, Guy. Stable abnormal N-heterocyclic carbenes and their applications. United Kingdom: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1039/C9CS00866G.
Sau, Samaresh Chandra, Hota, Pradip Kumar, Mandal, Swadhin K., Soleilhavoup, Michele, & Bertrand, Guy. Stable abnormal N-heterocyclic carbenes and their applications. United Kingdom. doi:
Sau, Samaresh Chandra, Hota, Pradip Kumar, Mandal, Swadhin K., Soleilhavoup, Michele, and Bertrand, Guy. Mon . "Stable abnormal N-heterocyclic carbenes and their applications". United Kingdom. doi:
title = {Stable abnormal N-heterocyclic carbenes and their applications},
author = {Sau, Samaresh Chandra and Hota, Pradip Kumar and Mandal, Swadhin K. and Soleilhavoup, Michele and Bertrand, Guy},
abstractNote = {The first isolated stable aNHCs have been used for designing a range of organometallic and organo catalysts.},
doi = {10.1039/C9CS00866G},
journal = {Chemical Society Reviews},
number = 4,
volume = 49,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2020},
month = {2}

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Copper(I) Complexes Bearing Carbenes Beyond Classical N-Heterocyclic Carbenes: Synthesis and Catalytic Activity in “Click Chemistry”
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CO 2 Capture from Ambient Air by Crystallization with a Guanidine Sorbent
journal, December 2016

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1,3-Dimethyl-4-imidazolinyliden-(2)-pentacarbonylchrom ein neuer übergangsmetall-carben-komplex
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Nickel-Catalyzed C(sp 2 )–H Borylation of Arenes
journal, August 2019

One-Pot Consecutive Catalysis by Integrating Organometallic Catalysis with Organocatalysis
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Beyond Conventional N -Heterocyclic Carbenes: Abnormal, Remote, and Other Classes of NHC Ligands with Reduced Heteroatom Stabilization
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Atroposelective Total Synthesis of Axially Chiral Biaryl Natural Products
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Water splitting–biosynthetic system with CO 2 reduction efficiencies exceeding photosynthesis
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Abnormal N-heterocyclic carbene main group organometallic chemistry: a debut to the homogeneous catalysis
journal, January 2013

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Sulfonamide, Phenolate, and Directing Ligand-Free Indium Initiators for the Ring-Opening Polymerization of rac -Lactide
journal, March 2011

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An abnormal N-heterocyclic carbene based nickel complex for catalytic reduction of nitroarenes
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Stable Cyclic Carbenes and Related Species beyond Diaminocarbenes
journal, September 2010

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Peptidotriazoles on Solid Phase  [1,2,3]-Triazoles by Regiospecific Copper(I)-Catalyzed 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions of Terminal Alkynes to Azides
journal, May 2002

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Bonding Analysis of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Tautomers and Phosphine Ligands in Transition-Metal Complexes: A Theoretical Study
journal, December 2007

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