Publication 211

    1. Zhao, Y.; Domoto, Y.; Orentas, E.; Beuchat, C.; Emery, D.; Mareda, J.; Sakai, N.; Matile, S. “Catalysis with Anion-π Interactions” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 9940-9943 

The conclusion is inevitable:  Increasing stabilization of an anionic transition state with increasing π-acidity of the catalyst is observed; thus, anion–π interactions can contribute to catalysis.

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