PKas of the conjugate acids of N-heterocyclic carbenes in water

  • Higgins E
  • Sherwood J
  • Lindsay A
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pKa values of 19.8-28.2 are reported for the conjugate acids of a large series of NHCs in water. The effects of ring size, N-substituent and C(4)-C(5) saturation on pKa are discussed.

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  • Eleanor M. Higgins

  • Jennifer A. Sherwood

  • Anita G. Lindsay

  • James Armstrong

  • Richard S. Massey

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