Flavin-catalyzed insertion of oxygen into rhenium-methyl bonds

Mark J. Pouy, Erika M. Milczek, Travis M. Figg, Brooke M. Otten, Bruce M. Prince, T. Brent Gunnoe, Thomas R. Cundari, John Taylor Groves

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Flavins and related molecules catalyze organic Baeyer-Villiger reactions. Combined experimental and DFT studies indicate that these molecules also catalyze the insertion of oxygen into metal-carbon bonds through a Baeyer-Villiger-like transition state.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12920-12923
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number31
StatePublished - Aug 8 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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    Pouy, M. J., Milczek, E. M., Figg, T. M., Otten, B. M., Prince, B. M., Gunnoe, T. B., Cundari, T. R., & Groves, J. T. (2012). Flavin-catalyzed insertion of oxygen into rhenium-methyl bonds. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134(31), 12920-12923. https://doi.org/10.1021/ja3054139