Kinetics of iminium ion catalysis

Gareth Evans, Timothy J. K. Gibbs, Robert L. Jenkins, Simon J. Coles, Michael B. Hursthouse, James A. Platts, Nicholas C. O. Tomkinson

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Kinetic and computational data for the key steps of the iminium ion catalyzed Diels-Alder reaction show that the cycloaddn. is the rate-detg. step of the catalytic cycle and provide a rationale for developing more-active catalyst architectures.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2820-2823
Number of pages4
JournalAgewandte Chemie-International Edition
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 31 Mar 2008


  • iminium ion catalysis
  • kinetics

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    Evans, G., Gibbs, T. J. K., Jenkins, R. L., Coles, S. J., Hursthouse, M. B., Platts, J. A., & Tomkinson, N. C. O. (2008). Kinetics of iminium ion catalysis. Agewandte Chemie-International Edition, 47(15), 2820-2823.