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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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Firstly, levels of manganese could affect the metalation and activity of MnSOD (Lee et al.
More specifically, much of Snieckus' seemingly boundless energy has been invested in the technique of metalation, whereby a metal atom attaches to an organic molecule in order to foster synthetic reactions.
The most practical application of this technique is directed ortho metalation (DoM), which makes it possible to carry out substitutions in aromatic complexes.
The metalation of phenoxazine and some of its derivatives.
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.
Branching can be imparted to the typical anionic polymerization by thermal heating multi-functional monomers, metalation grafting techniques, and post-polymerization linking reactions.
2006) Metalation chemistry of meso-aryl-substituted expanded porphyrins.
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.
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.