A dramatic push effect on the homolysis of FeIII(OOR) intermediates to form non-heme FeIV=O complexes

József Kaizer, Miquel Costas, Lawrence Que

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A pushy Lewis base: Previously unobserved non-heme FeIV=O intermediates can be trapped in the decay of FeIIIOOR species by the addition of Lewis bases (represented by the green sphere) that promote O-O bond homolysis (see picture; Fe purple, O red).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3671-3673
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number31
StatePublished - Aug 11 2003


  • High-valent species
  • Iron
  • Kinetics
  • Oxo ligands
  • Push effect

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