Summary and further reading
C–H bond functionalisation has been a subject of vigorous research over the last 20 years, and more recently with respect to the development of methods that overcome the drawbacks highlighted.
Pd-catalysed Cross-couplings for the Pharmaceutical Sector and a Move to Cutting-edge C–H Bond Functionalization: Is Palladium Simply Too Precious?, in Green and Sustainable Medicinal Chemistry: Methods, Tools and Strategies for the 21st Century Pharmaceutical Industry, , Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, 2016, ch. 11, pp. 129-139.,
Towards mild metal-catalyzed C-H bond activation, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2011, 40, 4740-4761.,
Recent advances in the transition metal-catalyzed twofold oxidative C-H bond activation strategy for C-C and C-N bond formation, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2011, 40, 5068-5083.,
Organocatalytic C-H activation reactions, Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2012, 8, 1374-1384.,