Highly active iridium (I) complexes for catalytic hydrogen isotope exchange

J.A. Brown, S. Irvine, A.R. Kennedy, W.J. Kerr, S. Andersson, G.N. Nilsson

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Practically convenient methods have been developed for the preparation of new iridium complexes, possessing bulky N-heterocyclic carbene and phosphine ligands; these routinely handled complexes are highly active catalysts within directed hydrogen isotope exchange processes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1115-1117
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications (London)
Issue number9
Early online date7 Dec 2007
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • drug metabolism
  • iridium complexes
  • N-heterocyclic carbene and phosphine ligands
  • catalytic hydrogen isotope exchange


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