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Nickel-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Alkenylation of Anhydrides with Vinyl Triflates or Halides

Hui Chen, Shuhao Sun, Xuebin Liao*

*School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Structural Biology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China, Email:

H. Chen, S. Sun, X. Liao, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 3625-3630.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b01048

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Nickel catalysis accomplishes a decarboxylative cross-coupling of aliphatic acid anhydrides with vinyl triflates or halides. This methodology works well with a broad array of substrates and features abundant functional group tolerance.

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Key Words

alkenylation, cyclohexenes, zinc

ID: J54-Y2019