Gallium-Catalyzed Reductive Chlorination of Carboxylic Acids with Copper(II) Chloride
Norio Sakai*, Takumi Nakajima, Shinichiro Yoneda, Takeo Konakahara and Yohei Ogiwara
*Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science (RIKADAI), Noda, Chiba 278-8510, Japan, Email: sakachemrs.noda.tus.ac.jp
N. Sakai, T. Nakajima, S. Yoneda, T. Konakahara, Y. Ogiwara, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 10619-10623.
The counteranions of CuCl2 functioned as a chloride source in a reductive chlorination of carboxylic acids in the presence of a gallium(III) catalyst and a hydrosiloxane.
see article for more examples