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Visible-Light-Induced Catalyst-Free Carboxylation of Acylsilanes with Carbon Dioxide

Zhengning Fan, Yaping Yi, Shenhao Chen and Chanjuan Xi*

*MOE Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Phosphorus Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, People’s Republic of China, Email:

Z. Fan, Y. Yi, S. Chen, C. Xi, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 2303-2307.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c00435

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Photoirradiation enables an intermolecular carbon-carbon bond formation between acylsilanes and carbon dioxide to provide α-ketocarboxylic derivatives in good yields under catalyst-free conditions.

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proposed mechanism

Key Words

α-ketoesters, photochemistry

ID: J54-Y2021