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metallation

[‚med·ə′lā·shən]
(organic chemistry)
The direct replacement of a hydrogen atom by a metal atom in an organic molecule to form a carbon-metal bond.
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The first, a direct metalation strategy failed to produce chelating complexes, instead generating monodentate NHC-Ir species.
Spectral data concerning these compounds, as well as our initial efforts toward metalation of the polymer-supported ligand, will be presented.
Following the early contributions of Beak, Meyers, and many others, Snieckus has developed the directed ortho metalation reaction to its current status as a key concept in aromatic chemistry.
Intercepting normal metalation reactions may be a way to control metalloprotein activity.
Branching can be imparted to the typical anionic polymerization by thermal heating multi-functional monomers, metalation grafting techniques, and post-polymerization linking reactions.
The copolymer was synthesized from PPTA and epoxy via metalation of PPTA in a solution of sodium methylsulfinylcarbanion in dimethylsulfoxide.
Victor Snieckus, FCIC, holder of the Monsanto Industrial Research Chair, is a world-renowned researcher in directed ortho metalation chemistry.