Aamer Saeed*, Muhammad Zain-ul-Abideen and Muhammad N. Mustafa Pages 1536 - 1553 ( 18 )
The synthetic and mechanistic aspects of highly energetic pyridine carbenes (PyCs) are discussed for understanding the regio- and stereoselective functionalization of pyridine at rare sites by applying different C-H bond activation methods. Various transition metals and metalloids are used for the generation of corresponding PyCs followed by the formation of substituted pyridines. The functionalization of most focused 2,3,4- positions of pyridine is described with several applications in the synthesis of drugs and natural products, in single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) and in dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) as the energy storage compounds.
Pyridene carbene, Pyrid-x-ylidene, transition metal catalysis, Chichibabin reaction, triaryl-2-pyridylidine, dye-sensitized solar cells.
Department of Chemistry, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad 45320, Department of Chemistry, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad 45320, Department of Chemistry, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad 45320