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Visible-Light-Induced Photocatalytic Oxidative Decarboxylation of Cinnamic Acids to 1,2-Diketones

Shiv Chand, Anand Kumar Pandey, Rahul Singh and Krishna Nand Singh*

*Department of Chemistry, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, India, Email:

S. Chand, A. K. Pandey, R. Singh, K. N. Singh, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 6343-6350.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c00322

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A concerted metallophotoredox catalysis enables an efficient decarboxylative functionalization of α,β-unsaturated carboxylic acids with aryl iodides in the presence of perylene bisimide dye to afford 1,2-diketones.

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Key Words

1,2-diketones, arylation, photochemistry, TBHP

ID: J42-Y2021