oxidative coupling

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.O04368
The @C01025@ of two @M03986@ through an oxidative process, usually catalysed by a transition metal compound and involving dioxygen as the oxidant; e.g.
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Source:
PAC, 1994, 66, 1077. (Glossary of terms used in physical organic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 1149 [Terms] [Paper]