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Title: Mechanistic insight into rapid oxygen-atom transfer from a calix-functionalized polyoxovanadate
We report accelerated rates of oxygen-atom transfer from a polyoxovanadate–alkoxide cluster following functionalization with a 4- tert butylcalix[4]arene ligand. Incorporation of this electron withdrawing ligand modifies the electronics of the metal oxide core, favoring a mechanism in which the rate of oxygen-atom transfer is limited by outer-sphere electron transfer.
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Chemical Communications
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