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Ni-Catalyzed Divergent Cyclization/Carboxylation of Unactivated Primary and Secondary Alkyl Halides with CO2

Xueqiang Wang, Yu Liu and Ruben Martin*

*Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), Av. Pa´sos Catalans 16, 43007 Tarragona, Spain, Email:

X. Wang, Y. Liu, R. Martin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 6476-6479.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b03340

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A simple, chemoselective Ni-catalyzed reductive cyclization/carboxylation of unactivated alkyl halides with CO2 operates under mild conditions.

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Key Words

cyclopentanes, carboxylation, manganese

ID: J48-Y2015