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One-Pot Synthesis of Oxo Acid Derivatives by Rh(I)-Catalyzed Chelation-Assisted Hydroacylation

Eun-Ae Jo, Chul-Ho Jun*

*Department of Chemistry, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-749, Korea, Email:

E.-A. Jo, C.-H. Jun, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2006, 2504-2507.

DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.200600236


Various oxo acid derivatives were obtained directly from the reaction of aliphatic and aromatic aldehydes with ω-alkenoic acid derivatives in the presence of rhodium(I) complexes and 2-amino-3-picoline.

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Key Words

Homogeneous Catalysis, C-H activation, Hydroacylation, Rhodium, 1,4-keto carboxylic esters

ID: J24-Y2006-1740