Biological concepts for catalysis and reactivity: empowering bioinspiration

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Chem. Soc. Rev. 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0CS00914H

Copper catalysis with redox-active ligands

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Optimizing Group Transfer Catalysis by Copper Complex with Redox-Active Ligand in an Entatic State

Y. Ren, J. Forté, K. Cheaib, N. Vanthuyne, L. Fensterbank, H. Vezin, M. Orio, S. Blanchard, M. Desage-El Murr

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Nature is the cure: Engineering natural redox cofactors for biomimetic and bioinspired catalysis

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Copper-catalysed aziridination with redox-active ligands: molecular spin catalysis

Ren, Y.; Cheaib, K.; Jacquet, J.; Vezin, H.; Fensterbank, L.; Orio, M.; Blanchard, S.; Desage-El Murr, M., Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 5086-5090. doi: 10.1002/chem.201705649.

Circumventing metallic intrinsic reactivity: radical generation with redox-active ligands

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C–N bond formation from a masked high-valent copper complex stabilized by redox non-innocent ligands

Jacquet, J.; Chaumont, P.; Gontard, G.; Orio, M.; Vezin, H.; Blanchard, S.; Desage-El Murr, M.; Fensterbank, L., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 10712–10716 (link)

Redox-ligand sustains controlled generation of CF3 radicals by well-defined copper complex

Jacquet, J.; Blanchard, S.; Derat, E.; Desage-El Murr, M.; Fensterbank, L., Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 2030–2036. (link and highlight on the Institut de Chimie CNRS «Live from the laboratoires» website)

Iminosemiquinone radical ligands enable access to a well-defined redox-active CuII–CF3 complex

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