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Cs2CO3-Promoted Carboxylation of N-Tosylhydrazones with Carbon Dioxide toward α-Arylacrylic Acids

Song Sun, Jin-Tao Yu, Yan Jiang and Jiang Cheng*

*School of Petrochemical Engineering, Changzhou University, Changzhou 213164, P. R. China, Email:

S. Sun, J.-T. Yu, Y. Jiang, J. Cheng, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 2855-2860.

DOI: 10.1021/jo502908v


A Cs2CO3-promoted carboxylation of N-tosylhydrazones and CO2 proceeded efficiently at 80C under atmospheric CO2 and gave the corresponding α-arylacrylic acids in good yields.

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Key Words

carboxylation, unsaturated compounds

ID: J42-Y2015