Kolbe Carbon-Carbon Coupling Electrosynthesis Using Solid-Supported Bases
Hitoshi Kurihara, Toshio Fuchigami and Toshiki Tajima*
*Department of Electronic Chemistry and Global Edge Institute, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama 226-8502, Japan, Email: tajima.t.acm.titech.ac.jp
H. Kurihara, T. Fuchigami, T. Tajima, J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 6888-6890.
DOI: 10.1021/jo801016f (free Supporting Information)
Based on an acid-base reaction between carboxylic acids as a substrate and solid-supported bases, Kolbe electrolysis of various carboxylic acids was successfully carried out to provide the corresponding homocoupling products in good yields.
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