Grubbs Catalyst® M102

Umicore, 97%

Benzylidene-bis(tricyclohexylphosphine)dichlororuthenium, Bis(tricyclohexylphosphine)benzylidine ruthenium(IV) dichloride, Dichloro(benzylidene)bis(tricyclohexylphosphine)ruthenium(II), Grubbs Catalyst M1a (C823), Grubbs Catalyst 1st Generation
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core: ruthenium
reagent type: catalyst
reaction type: Ring-Opening Polymerization


153 °C (dec.)

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First metathesis catalyst to be widely used in organic synthesis. Useful for acyclic diene metathesis polymerization (ADMET), Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization (ROMP) of strained cyclic olefins, ring opening metathesis (ROM), olefin cross metathesis (CM) and ring closing metathesis (RCM) of terminal olefins under a variety of reactions conditions.


1, 5, 50 g in glass bottle

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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


UN1325 - class 4.1 - PG 2 - Flammable solids, organic, n.o.s., HI: all

WGK Germany


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Dongwon Lee et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 3(4), 471-476 (2008-01-01)
The overproduction of hydrogen peroxide is implicated in the progress of numerous life-threatening diseases and there is a great need for the development of contrast agents that can detect hydrogen peroxide in vivo. In this communication, we present a new...
Young-Woo Kim et al.
Nature protocols, 6(6), 761-771 (2011-06-04)
This protocol provides a detailed procedure for the preparation of stapled α-helical peptides, which have proven their potential as useful molecular probes and as next-generation therapeutics. Two crucial features of this protocol are (i) the construction of peptide substrates containing...
Schrodi, Y.; Pederson, R. L.
Aldrichimica Acta, 45-45 (2007)
T M Trnka et al.
Accounts of chemical research, 34(1), 18-29 (2001-02-15)
In recent years, the olefin metathesis reaction has attracted widespread attention as a versatile carbon-carbon bond-forming method. Many new applications have become possible because of major advances in catalyst design. State-of-the-art ruthenium catalysts are not only highly active but also...
Ruthenium-based heterocyclic carbene-coordinated olefin metathesis catalysts.
Georgios C Vougioukalakis et al.
Chemical reviews, 110(3), 1746-1787 (2009-12-17)
A Highly Efficient Hydrosilylation Catalyst, sigma-aldrich is pleased to offer [Cp*Ru(MeCN)3]PF6, as well as a number of other catalysts for hydrosilylation.
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Research in the Grubbs group has centered on the development and application of a suite of highly active, selective, and bench stable ruthenium alkylidene complexes capable of catalyzing versatile olefin metatheses.
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