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Gold(I)-Catalyzed Intermolecular Addition of Phenols and Carboxylic Acids to Olefins

Cai-Guang Yang and Chuan He*

*Department of Chemistry, The University of Chicago, 5735 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60637, Email:

C.-G. Yang, C. He, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 6966-6967.

DOI: 10.1021/ja050392f

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A mild and efficient intermolecular addition of phenols and carboxylic acids to olefins is catalyzed by Ph3PAuOTf.

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Key Words

Arylethers, Esters

ID: J48-Y2005-2350