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Site-Selective Catalytic Carboxylation of Unsaturated Hydrocarbons with CO2 and Water

Morgane Gaydou, Toni Moragas, Francisco JuliŠ-HernŠndez and Ruben Martin*

*Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology, Av. PaÔsos Catalans 16, 43007 Tarragona, Spain, Email:

M. Gaydou, T. Moragas, F. JuliŠ-HernŠndez, R. Martin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 12161-12164.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b07637 (free Supporting Information)

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In a NI-catalyzed protocol that reliably predicts and controls the site-selective incorporation of CO2 to a wide range of unsaturated hydrocarbons, water serves as formal hydride source.

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site selectivity switch in aliphatic side-chains

Key Words

carboxylation, manganese

ID: J48-Y2017