Organometallic Molecule-Inorganic Surface Coordination and Catalytic Chemistry. Facile and Selective Alkane Activation by Supported Tetraallylthorium

Moris S. Eisen, Tobin J. Marks*

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Abstract

The adsorption of Th(η3-allyl)4 on dehydroxylated alumina yields an active catalyst for the exchange of alkane and cycloalkane C-H bonds with D2. C-H reactivities fall in the order primary > secondary > tertiary and less sterically hindered > more sterlcally hindered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3939-3941
Number of pages3
JournalOrganometallics
Volume11
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1992
Externally publishedYes

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