Biocatalytic activation of diazirines for carbene-transfer reactions

Balázs Pogrányi, William Paul Unsworth, Gideon Grogan*

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Diazirines have been traditionally associated with chemical biology and materials chemistry, but their utility has been limited in organic chemistry. Recently in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, Arnold and co-workers employed diazirines as precursors to hemoprotein-derived metal carbenoid species.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1801-1804
Number of pages4
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jul 2022

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