Molybdenum Hexacarbonyl Mediated Alkoxycarbonylation of Aryl Halides
Wei Ren, A. Emi, Motoki Yamane*
*Division of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, 21 Nanyang Link, Singapore 637371, Singapore, Email: yamanentu.edu.sg
W. Ren, A. Emi, M. Yamane, Synthesis, 2011, 2261-2267.
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Mo(CO)6 mediates the alkoxycarbonylation of aryl halides as catalyst and source of CO in the presence of alcohols to afford arenecarboxylic acid esters. This convenient procedure proceeds with a small excess of carbon monoxide in the form of Mo(CO)6 and avoids the use of excess gaseous carbon monoxide. Using this procedure, various carboxylic acid esters were prepared.
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molybdenum, carbonyl complexes, carbonylation, esterification, acylation, alkoxycarbonylation