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Current Green Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 2213-3461
ISSN (Online): 2213-347X

Review Article

Carbon-Hydrogen Bond Functionalization in Aqueous Medium: A Brief Review

Author(s): Rajib Sarkar and Chhanda Mukhopadhyay*

Volume 6, Issue 3, 2019

Page: [184 - 197] Pages: 14

DOI: 10.2174/2213346106666191019120048


In the last few decades, considerable research has led to the introduction of selective and efficient green as well as sustainable synthetic methods of functionalization of carbon-hydrogen bonds to form new carbon-carbon and carbon-heteroatom bonds. In this emerging field, significant development has been attained under various environmentally benign conditions including aqueous medium. In this review, we have summarized the current development of C-H functionalization carried out in an aqueous medium and its synthetic applications according to carbon-carbon and carbon-heteroatom bond formations under green conditions.

Keywords: C-H functionalization, aqueous medium, carbon-carbon bond formation, carbon-heteroatom bond formation, environmentally benign, green conditions.

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