Visible-light-induced click chemistry
Mueller, Jan O., Schmidt, Friedrich G., Blinco, James P., & Barner-Kowollik, Christopher (2015) Visible-light-induced click chemistry. Angewandte Chemie (International Edition), 54(35), pp. 10284-10288.
A rapid and catalyst-free cycloaddition system for visible-light-induced click chemistry is reported. A readily accessible photoreactive 2H-azirine moiety was designed to absorb light at wavelengths above 400 nm. Irradiation with low-energy light sources thus enables efficient small-molecule synthesis with a diverse range of multiple-bond-containing compounds. Moreover, in order to demonstrate the efficiency of the current approach, quantitative ligation of the photoactivatable chromophore with functional polymeric substrates was performed and full conversion with irradiation times of only 1 min at ambient conditions was achieved. The current report thus presents a highly efficient method for applications involving selective cycloaddition to electron-deficient multiple-bond-containing materials.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||azirine;click chemistry;photochemistry;polymer ligation;visible light|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Deposited On:||01 Oct 2015 04:49|
|Last Modified:||06 Feb 2017 22:30|
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