Self-hydroxylation of perbenzoic acids at a nonheme iron(II) center

Na Young Oh, Mi Sook Seo, Mi Hee Lim, Mark B. Consugar, Mi Joo Park, Jan Uwe Rohde, Jaehong Han, Kwan Mook Kim, Jinheung Kim, Lawrence Que, Wonwoo Nam

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Treatment of mononuclear nonheme iron(II) complexes bearing two cis-labile sites with perbenzoic acids results in the self-hydroxylation of the aromatic ring to form the corresponding iron(III)-salicylate complexes through an intramolecular oxotransfer process.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5644-5646
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number45
StatePublished - 7 Dec 2005


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