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Friday, February 15, 2019

Muetterties Seminar: Catalysis in Confined Spaces: Ligand-Template strategies encapsulate transition metal complexes

Seminar: Inorganic Chemistry | February 15 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Joost Reek, Department of Chemistry, University of Amsterdam

 College of Chemistry

The encapsulation of homogeneous catalysts in molecular cages is of interest as activity, selectivity and stability can be controlled by the cage as second coordination sphere, reminiscent of how Enzymes control chemical reactivity. Homogeneous catalysts however, are not static guest molecules as catalysts change in shape, charge and polarity during the catalytic cycle, representing
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