Earth-abundant 3d metal catalysis

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  1. Editor: Prof. Lutz Ackermann
    Georg August University of Göttingen

Metal catalysis has so far been largely dominated by the use of precious and toxic 5d and 4d transition metals, such as palladium, iridium, and rhodium. In sharp contrast, recent years have witnessed the emergence of increasingly powerful catalysts based on less toxic, earth-abundant base metals. Thus, particularly the use of sustainable 3d transition metals has proven instrumental for the development of versatile tools for molecular organic syntheses, with transformative applications to, inter alia, crop protection, material sciences, medicinal chemistry, and pharmaceutical industries.

This thematic issue covers the entire range of 3d metal catalysis, including strong bond activation, photoredox catalysis, metallaelectrocatalysis, late-stage modification, and material sciences, among others.

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  • Letter
  • Published 22 Apr 2021

Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2021, 17, 885–890, doi:10.3762/bjoc.17.74

Copper-mediated oxidative C−H/N−H activations with alkynes by removable hydrazides

  1. Feng Xiong,
  2. Bo Li,
  3. Chenrui Yang,
  4. Liang Zou,
  5. Wenbo Ma,
  6. Linghui Gu,
  7. Ruhuai Mei and
  8. Lutz Ackermann
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 08 Jul 2021

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  • Supp. Info

Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2021, 17, 1591–1599, doi:10.3762/bjoc.17.113

  • Review
  • Published 26 Jul 2021

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Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2021, 17, 1733–1751, doi:10.3762/bjoc.17.122

On the application of 3d metals for C–H activation toward bioactive compounds: The key step for the synthesis of silver bullets

  1. Renato L. Carvalho,
  2. Amanda S. de Miranda,
  3. Mateus P. Nunes,
  4. Roberto S. Gomes,
  5. Guilherme A. M. Jardim and
  6. Eufrânio N. da Silva Júnior
  • Review
  • Published 30 Jul 2021

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Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2021, 17, 1849–1938, doi:10.3762/bjoc.17.126

Photoredox catalysis in nickel-catalyzed C–H functionalization

  1. Lusina Mantry,
  2. Rajaram Maayuri,
  3. Vikash Kumar and
  4. Parthasarathy Gandeepan
  • Review
  • Published 31 Aug 2021

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Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2021, 17, 2209–2259, doi:10.3762/bjoc.17.143

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