Metal-Free Microwave-Assisted Decarboxylative Elimination for the Synthesis of Olefins
Shu-Wei Wu, Jia-Li Liu and Feng Liu*
*Department of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Soochow University, 199 Ren-Ai Road, Suzhou, Jiangsu 215123, People's Republic of China, Email: fliu2suda.edu.cn
S.-W. Wu, J.-L. Liu, F. Liu, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 1-3.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b03069 (free Supporting Information)
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