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Dual Nickel/Ruthenium Strategy for Photoinduced Decarboxylative Cross-Coupling of α,β-Unsaturated Carboxylic Acids with Cycloketone Oxime Esters

Xiao-Yu Lu*, Ze-Jie Xia, Ang Gao, Qi-Le Liu, Run-Chuang Jiang and Chuang-Chuang Liu

*School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, AnHui University, Hefei 230601, China, Email:

X.-Y. Lu, Z.-J. Xia, A. Gao, Q.-L. Liu, R.-C. Jiang, R.-C. Jiang, C.-C. Liu, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 8829-8842.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c00726

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The combination of nickel and ruthenium complexes catalyzes a photoinduced decarboxylative cross-coupling between α,β-unsaturated carboxylic acids and cycloketone oxime esters. The reaction efficiently provides various cyanoalkyl alkenes under mild reaction conditions.

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Key Words

substituted alkenes, photochemistry

ID: J42-Y2021