Introduction

Nickel catalysis has broad synthetic utility. However, the dearth of bench-stable nickel(0) sources and high catalyst loadings have limited its use.1 The Jamison group has developed a library of bench-stable phosphine-containing nickel(II) precatalysts that are converted into active catalysts in situ.2,3

Nickel catalysis has broad synthetic utility

Figure 1.Nickel catalysis has broad synthetic utility

Advantages

  • Air- and water-stable
  • Converted to the active catalyst in situ
  • Can be used under ambient conditions – glovebox not necessary
Representative Application

Figure 2.Representative Application2

Materials
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References

1.
Tasker SZ, Standley EA, Jamison TF. 2014. Recent advances in homogeneous nickel catalysis. Nature. 509(7500):299-309. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature13274
2.
Standley EA, Jamison TF. 2013. Simplifying Nickel(0) Catalysis: An Air-Stable Nickel Precatalyst for the Internally Selective Benzylation of Terminal Alkenes. J. Am. Chem. Soc.. 135(4):1585-1592. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja3116718
3.
Standley EA, Smith SJ, Müller P, Jamison TF. 2014. A Broadly Applicable Strategy for Entry into Homogeneous Nickel(0) Catalysts from Air-Stable Nickel(II) Complexes. Organometallics. 33(8):2012-2018. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/om500156q